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New high school principal takes over July 1
Brenda Gohmert, the new principal at Goliad High School, decided on education as career because she thought it would be easy. After she finished college — business management and mathematics and th...
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Courthouse flags stayed up
Goliad County Judge Pat Calhoun defied directives from the White House and the Texas Capitol last week ordering flags flown on public buildings to be lowered to honor the victims of the mass shooti...
Jun 23, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet Adoption may close its doors
No one knows her first name. She is just a stray mutt living from porch to gutter, seeking shelter from a South Texas summer in the shade of an automobile, just trying to beat the odds of a meal an...
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commissioners approve new communications console for sheriff’s office
County commissioners on Monday approved the purchase of a new communications console for the sheriff’s office. The equipment, built by Motorola, replaces a similar console that is a dozen years old...
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Latest oil and gas updates
Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions on a weekly basis. For Goliad County for the days of June 8-15, 0 permits were requested and/or approved and 0 well completions...
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Child rescued after falling into swimming pool
Goliad first responders helped rescue a 3-year-old girl Tuesday afternoon on Old Goliad Road after the infant jumped into a private swimming pool without a life jacket. The Goliad County Sheriff’s ...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fishing report from Coleto Creek Reservoir
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Black Bass were biting the most earlier this week at the Coleto Creek Reservoir. The best lures were spinners and crankbaits, according to Chief Ranger Wilfred Korth. Sizes were up to six pounds at...
With a head full of numbers, GISD salutatorian heads for UT and medical school
Jun 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
He has just been graduated as salutatorian from Goliad High School, has a passion for Greek mythology, can determine square roots of numbers in his head and plans to become a pediatrician. Sandeep ...
A life measured by one snip at a time
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Robert De La Garza Sr.’s eyes twinkle. Half a century ago, when he decided to open a barbershop in Goliad, bankers told him it was a bad investment. There already were two in town, and when you’re ...
Library’s summer reading program underway
by Bill Clough
Jun 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The Goliad County Library started its Summer Reading Program June 6. Activities programs for youngsters six to 10 began June 9 with a “Mad Science, Marvels in Motion” program. Similar programs sche...
Gohmert named high school principal
by Bill Clough
Jun 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Brenda Gohmert, 55, is the new Goliad High School principal. The Goliad Independent School District board of trustees named her Tuesday night following its executive session. Gohmert has been in ed...
FISH ON! Youngsters hooked on fishing at 23rd annual Coleto Creek Park tournament
Jun 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Approximately 120 kids tested their fishing skills at the GBRA/TPWD Coleto Creek Parks’ 23rd Annual Kid’s Fishing Tournament on Saturday, June 4. Fishermen ranged in age from 2 to 16, and came from...

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A protester holds up a sign in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court is due on Monday to issue its fi...
2016-06-26 07:03:20 -0500
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People take part in the annual NYC Pride parade in New York City
By Elizabeth Barber NEW YORK (Reuters) - Pride parades in New York, San Francisco and other U.S. ...
2016-06-26 06:22:24 -0500
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A burned out truck rests on a roadside after the Erskine Fire burned through Weldon
(Reuters) - Firefighters have begun to contain a wildfire in central California, which has killed...
2016-06-26 11:35:40 -0500
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A vendor holds rainbow flags as he walks near Fifth Avenue before the New York City Pride Parade on Sunday, June 26, 2016, in New York City. A year after New York City's storied gay pride parade celebrated a high point with the legalization of gay marriage nationwide, the atmosphere this year couldn't be more different. Parades in New York and other major cities Sunday will feature increased security, anti-violence messages and tributes to those killed in this month's massacre at a gay nightclub in Florida. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on gay pride parades nationwide (all times local):
2016-06-26 11:52:23 -0500
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