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Emergency Management Office staff thanks Goliad
The Goliad Office of Emergency Management recently recognized partners in the Goliad Hurricane Preparedness Event June 15 and thanked the public for attending the event. Area partners who participa...
Jun 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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County appraises Coleto Power Plant at $255M; settles at $195M
The owners of the Coleto Creek Power plant are not taking the county to court this year over its appraisal. County Judge Pat Calhoun, at the end of the Commissioners Court regular session Monday, a...
Jun 29, 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 June 16-23, 0 permits were requested and/or approved and 2 well completion...
Jun 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ombudsman volunteers needed
Caring volunteers are needed for rewarding work as advocates for nursing home residents. Ombudsmen visit nursing homes to promote quality care and to protect residents’ rights. Free initial and ong...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Black bass best fishing at Coleto Creek
Black bass were the only fish at the Coleto Creek Reservoir last week biting enough to be rated in the “good” category. Coleto Creek Park Chief Ranger Wilfred Korth reports bass up to 5 pounds resp...
Jun 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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DPS warns of dangers of drunk driving for July 4 holiday
Every year, Americans head out on our nation’s highways to celebrate the Fourth of July at picnics, parties and parades. Unfortunately, a lot of people celebrate by drinking alcohol, which often le...
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Goliad students participate in Health Careers Exploration and Observation Days at Victoria College
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Jun 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Texas Allied Health Education Center concluded its three-day Health Careers Exploration and Observation Days at Victoria College June 8. Fourteen recent high school graduates and students, incl...
New high school principal takes over July 1
by Bill Clough
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Courthouse flags stayed up
by Bill Clough
Jun 23, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Pet Adoption may close its doors
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Commissioners approve new communications console for sheriff’s office
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Latest oil and gas updates
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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...

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