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The burro and the carrot
Editor: The political scene today reminds me of an old story I heard years ago while living on the border with Mexico. It still rings true today. Picture this: an old burro with a portly man riding...
Mar 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Massacre or execution?
Editor: The very significant events of the Texas Revolution are quite real and prevalent here in Goliad County. The most important part of our involvement in the Revolution 180 years ago is the fac...
Mar 05, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Library deserves awards
Editor: Congratulations to the head of the Goliad County Library, Claudine Janota, who was named the Employee of the Year at the Goliad Chamber of Commerce banquet, and to the Goliad County Library...
Mar 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Political signs protected by law
Editor: Two weeks ago, I addressed the commissioners court about roadside signs. Last week’s Advance-Guard provided a fine summary of that presentation; but, as I read it I realized I had not done ...
Feb 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thank you
Editor: The Goliad County Little League would like to recognize and say “thank you” to our County Commissioners Alonzo Morales and David Bruns along with Goliad resident Jay Harvey for assisting us...
Feb 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thank you
Editor: On behalf of the Goliad Astron Club, I want to thank you for advance publication of the information on the recent Taste of Goliad. We had a very successful event. Members of the Astron Club...
Feb 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vote for Goliad
Feb 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: In this election, there must be new ideas that focus on the emancipation of the human personality from old worn out concepts. The refashioning of institutions in accordance with reason and ...
Thank you
Jan 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: The Goliad County Little League would like to thank Jack Morris and True Grit Construction, Bobby Tislow and Isaac Guerra for their support and assistance in helping us move dirt in and aro...
Concerned about recent littering
Jan 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: In the last three weeks, I have seen many cattle pellets sacks on FM 1726. These sacks were probably thrown in the back of a truck and flew out when the driver gained speed. Please do not t...
Calling for new Christmas decor
Jan 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: I am just saying: does anyone else think those run-down Christmas angels we hang every year for how long now are the absolute worst effort they have ever seen? You can’t even tell that they...
Astron Club seeks participants
Jan 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Goliad Astron Club’s “Taste of Goliad” wants you! If you have a restaurant, catering company, bakery or any other business providing food or drink, you are invited to join us for this event...
Silver Santa says thanks to volunteers
Jan 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Christmas came early this year when new toys, books and clothing individually wrapped were distributed to 197 children from 79 Goliad families through the Goliad County Sheriff’s Silver Santa progr...
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2016-08-24 19:34:23 -0500
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By Susan Guyett INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Tornadoes plowed through central Indiana on Wednesday, d...
2016-08-24 21:19:43 -0500
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President Barack Obama walks on the South Lawn of the White House upon his return to Washington
By Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday designated 87,500 acr...
2016-08-24 16:58:33 -0500
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A wildfire is visible from Leek's Marina on the shore of Jackson Lake, in north Grand Teton National Park, Wyo., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. Some tourists heading to Yellowstone National Park during the busy summer season were facing an hourlong detour Wednesday as a wildfire in neighboring Grand Teton National Park kept a highway closed. Firefighters hope cooler weather slows the flames over the next couple of days. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Some tourists heading to Yellowstone National Park during ...
2016-08-24 21:31:06 -0500
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