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Priest's death ends 22 years of service
GOLIAD – The Immaculate Conception Catholic church here is mourning the sudden death of its priest of more than two decades, The Rev. Raphael Baidoo. He died in his sleep Nov. 30 in his rectory; he...
Dec 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Square Gallery to open seasonal exhibits
GOLIAD — Sculptures will be theme of the next Square Gallery exhibit. Haunting monochromatic photographs of sculptures atop tombstones by Victoria photographer Ernesto Perez opens Thursday, Dec. 8 ...
Dec 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Square Gallery to open seasonal exhibits
GOLIAD — Sculptures will be theme of the next Square Gallery exhibit. Haunting monochromatic photographs of sculptures atop tombstones by Victoria photographer Ernesto Perez opens Thursday, Dec. 8 ...
Dec 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 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 Nov. 19-25, 0 permits were requested and/or approved and 0 well completion...
Dec 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Goliad Pet Adoption fundraiser continues
Goliad Pet Adoption’s “Angels for Pets” fundraiser Christmas trees will be on display in the corner window of the Ivy Vine through Jan. 1. A donation of at least $5 will be accepted to write a pet’...
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thanksgiving giving
Goliad’s Lakewood 4-H Club came together to help a local family. Club members and their families donated a turkey, all the trimmings and sides to complete a full Thanksgiving Feast, Pictured, from ...
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Putting a game to 58,000 names
by Michael S. McCracken
Dec 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Vietnam War, which lasted from 1955 until 1975, was one of the morecontroversial campaigns in the history of the United States where more then 58,000 soldiers lost their lives and more than 1,6...
Bailout: Deputies capture three illegal immigrants
Dec 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Three illegal immigrants were taken into custody by the Goliad County Sheriff’s Office last weekend following a high-speed pursuit through town. The incident began at around 8:30 a.m. last Saturday...
Torivio 'Toby' Gutierrez sentenced to 20 years
by Bill Clough
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
GOLIAD — It took a jury only 40 minutes to find 43-year-old Torivio “Toby” Gutierrez guilty of murder and — a day later — only 30 minutes to send him to prison for 20 years. Gutierrez was convicted...
Goliad State Park offers holiday fun for all
Dec 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
GOLIAD – Goliad State Park and Historic Site has a slew of events this holiday season, and all are invited to come and join in celebrating the season there for each activity, to include the annual ...
Goliad Garden Club
Dec 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The Goliad Garden Club met in September and October to learn more about gardening. The September program was all about fruit and citrus trees presented by master gardener's, Pat Koenig and Emory Po...
Tigers fall in regional semifinals
by Michael S. McCracken
Dec 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
CONVERSE – Despite a valiant effort and furious rally in the second half, the Goliad Tigers’ season came to an end at D.W. Rutledge Stadium in Converse on Friday night as Yoakum escaped with the 23...

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Chicago skyline is framed by icicles in Chicago
By Timothy Mclaughlin CHICAGO (Reuters) - Forecasters are sending chills down some spines with a ...
2016-12-08 16:39:54 -0600
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U.S. President-elect Donald Trump speaks at the USA Thank You Tour event at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa
By Emily Stephenson DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump said on Thursday th...
2016-12-08 21:02:40 -0600
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Astronaut and U.S. Senator John Glenn poses for his official NASA photo
John Glenn, who became one of the 20th century's greatest explorers as the first American to orbi...
2016-12-08 16:28:18 -0600
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FILE - This undated photo provided by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Ronald Bert Smith Jr.. Smith, who is scheduled to be executed Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 for the 1994 slaying of Huntsville store clerk Casey Wilson, is asking the governor to stop his execution because a judge imposed a death sentence over the jury's 7-5 recommendation of life imprisonment. (Alabama Department of Corrections via AP, File)
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court late Thursday said Alabama could execute an inmate con...
2016-12-08 21:28:45 -0600
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