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GHS Cross Country teams place in Corpus Christi
The High School Girls and Boys Cross Country team competed at the Moody Relay in Corpus Christi Saturday, Aug. 20. Three girls teams and 2 boys teams ran a six-mile relay. Ellie Albrecht, Andrea De...
Aug 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor: Citizen criticizes budget preparation
Letter to Editor: Once again, the issue of the vehicle allowance for our county commissioners has become an issue for the county’s upcoming budget. Except for Ron Bailey, (in fact, Mr. Bailey is no...
Aug 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knights of Columbus honors
Left – John Zarbock (at left),deputy grand knight of the Goliad chapter of the Knights of Columbus, accepts the plaque for the council project he headed. More than a thousand pounds of canned goods...
Aug 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Union Baptist Church in Fannin: Following in a grand tradition
Storm clouds hovered over the Union Baptist Church in Fannin just before Sunday services. Inside his office, The Rev. Anthony Franklin puzzled over three different sermons he could deliver to his c...
Aug 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Banners, pep rallies – and even mums for men – all deliver the same welcome message: 'We're glad you are here'
GISD students returned to school Aug. 22 with a host of activities to convince them, and their teachers, that their second home for the season is glad they are back. Superintendent Dave Plymale wan...
Aug 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Retired judge received honors for civil service
Son of a Mexican immigrant farm-worker, retired Judge Emilio Vargas Jr. has met five U.S. and two Mexican presidents. In 2005, the Goliad Post Office was named to honor him. Don Emilio’s story is a...
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Tigers drop season opener in Shiner, 34-13
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Shiner 34, Goliad 13 For complete coverage of the game between the Tigers and Comanches, pick up next week's Goliad Advance-Guard.
Local guests to appear on San Antonio radio talk show
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Mona Foust is among a number of guests appearing on the live “Talk of Texas” radio program at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. The talk show is transmitted on KKYX, 680 AM...
4-H year begins in September
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
By Tracy Berger Goliad 4-H Club report Regular Club meeting dates, times, and locations for the meetings are: A.S.K.M. – first Wednesday of the month, 6:30 p.m. in the Ander-Weser Volunteer Fire De...
County approves budget with $610,000+ in savings
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
GOLIAD – County Commissioners Monday approved a $9.3 million 2017 budget — representing cuts of $610,000. “We have had to make some painful cuts,” County Judge Pat Calhoun told commissioners. The v...
Inmate found dead in Goliad County Jail
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Contributed information GOLIAD – An inmate was found deceased in the Goliad County Jail early Thursday morning. During regular rounds, jail personnel found Louis Michael Flores, 51, of Goliad, unre...
What? Flu shots? Forget the heat, it must be autumn
by Bill Clough
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Many are the signs of fall: the start of school, or that day when it’s still in the high 90’s but you recognize the angle of the sun has changed on its season trek to the south. But, in the mail th...

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President Barack Obama walks from the Oval Office of the White House
U.S. President Barack Obama shortened the prison sentences of 111 convicts serving time for drug-...
2016-08-30 15:09:29 -0500
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By Jeffrey Dastin FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - The first regularly scheduled commercial flig...
2016-08-30 23:03:50 -0500
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U.S. Senator McCain arrives on a visit at a migrant center near the village of Adasevci
By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. senators John McCain and Marco Rubio won ...
2016-08-30 23:28:18 -0500
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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Xfinity Arena of Everett, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, in Everett, Wash. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — In a surprise move, Donald Trump will travel to Mexico on Wednesday to meet...
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