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Exchange student heads for home 3,700 miles away
When Michelle Aguilar from Bolivia decided she wanted to become a foreign exchange student, she had a choice of Australia, Canada or the United States. Aguilar told the company that handles the pro...
Jun 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rain of excitement: Meteorology delays graduation exercises by more than 90 minutes
Because of, or despite of, meteorology and man, the Goliad High School class of 2016 received their diplomas Friday night. But, 90 or more minutes late and after six changes of venue. Originally, f...
Jun 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former coach fined after plea: Loses teacher certificate
GOLIAD – When Kyle Taylor, former Goliad High School football coach and athletic director, appeared before County Judge Pat Calhoun at 1 p.m. May 18, the outcome already was decided. Taylor was the...
Jun 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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No change in restroom use policies
GOLIAD — Goliad Independent School District (GISD) Superintendent Dave Plymale was as direct as he was astonished. GISD’s 1,400 students will use school restrooms according to their birth gender. A...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Masons give first graders free tooth-decay-prevention kits
GOLIAD – First graders at four area elementary schools were recently given free tooth-decay-prevention kits through the Fantastic Teeth Fan Club. Members of Goliad Masonic Lodge, led by Don Angell,...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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GMS students receive top honors
GOLIAD – The top eighth-grade student for the 2015-16 school year is Ashlyn Davis, the daughter of Kevin and Kim Davis. Davis has a 2-year average of 101.55. During her middle school career, she ha...
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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GHS to host summer robotics camp June 13-17
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May 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
GOLIAD – The Goliad High School Technology and Engineering Club is hosting the school’s First Youth Robotics camp for students ages 11-14 or incoming sixth through eighth graders. Camps will be hel...
Tigerettes to host eight-team volleyball tournament
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
GOLIAD – The Goliad Tigerettes will host an eight-team volleyball tournament Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Goliad Events Center and GHS gym. In Pool A play Thursday, Goliad will play Shiner ...
GHS cross country teams seek to defend district titles
by Coy Slavik, Advance-Guard Editor
Aug 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
GOLIAD – Goliad cross country coach Ed Ousley welcomes back his entire varsity girls team that won a district title in 2013, but is still seeking runners to complete the boys varsity squad. Goliad ...
Tigerettes take third at Victoria ISD tournament
Aug 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
VICTORIA – The Goliad Tigerettes took third place at the Victoria ISD Volleyball Tournament on Friday and Saturday. The Tigerettes lost 25-17, 25-21 to Victoria West in pool play Friday before beat...
Tigerettes beat Victoria West in four sets
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
VICTORIA – The Goliad Tigerettes rallied from a 1-0 deficit to win the last three sets and down the Victoria West Warriors 22-25, 25-17, 25-20, 25-22 on Tuesday. Goliad (5-2) was led by Roxanne Mor...
GHS Class of ’74 reunion Oct. 3-4
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
GOLIAD – The Goliad High School Class of 1974 is planning its 40-year reunion on Homecoming Weekend on Oct. 3-4. The reunion will begin at the Goliad Tigers’ football game on Friday, Oct. 3 against...
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Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and his wife Donna greet U.S. President Barack Obama as he arrives aboard Air Force One at Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport in Baton Rouge
By Ayesha Rascoe BATON ROUGE, La. (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama walked door to door in ...
2016-08-23 14:49:18 -0500
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Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are seen inside Oxitec laboratory in Campinas, Brazil
By Julie Steenhuysen and Letitia Stein CHICAGO/TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - Florida officials on Tuesd...
2016-08-23 13:28:39 -0500
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David Becker, 18, a former three-sport athlete from East Longmeadow High School in western Massac...
2016-08-23 16:59:26 -0500
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FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2015, file photo, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Marilynne Robinson visits the State Library of Iowa in the Ola Babcock Miller Building in Des Moines, Iowa. On Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, Dayton Literary Peace Prize organizers announced Robinson as the recipient of the annual Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award, to be presented at a Nov. 20, 2016, ceremony in Dayton, Ohio. The lifetime achievement award celebrates the power of literature to foster peace, social justice and global understanding. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
CINCINNATI (AP) — Writer Marilynne Robinson has been named the winner of a lifetime achievement a...
2016-08-24 03:11:09 -0500
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