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Goliad County Library temporarily closed

The Goliad County Library has temporarily closed its doors to allow for repairs, made necessary by the February freeze, to be completed. The library received significant damage to a good portion of the building. “The repairs should take approximately six to eight weeks. We ask for your understanding during this...
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Cemetery meeting aims to preserve history

On Saturday, June 26, a meeting will be held to explore interest in a Cemetery Association for the preservation and maintenance of the Stockton (Charco) Cemetery, that is located just west of Charco in Goliad County. This meeting will be held at 2 p.m. at the Depot in Goliad. This...
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Rural counties feel effects of border crisis

Customs and Border Protection released numbers this week showing the number of people caught crossing the border illegally or deemed inadmissible to the U.S. continued to increase during the month of May. Many rural Texas counties, not directly adjacent to the border, are feeling the effects of this crisis. “How...
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81 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death reported in Crossroads

The Texas Department of Health and Human Services and the Victoria County Public Health Department reported 81 new cases of COVID-19 in the Crossroads on Thursday. One new death from the disease was reported in Goliad County, according to state data. On Wednesday, 25 COVID-19 patients occupied 4.8% of 518...
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Rifle club aims to teach safety, develop character

Head, heart, hands and health are what the four H’s in 4-H stand for. And the 4-H clubs in Goliad county have activities that embrace each of these concepts. One of them being the 4-H Rifle Shooting Sports Program which is open to all members of a Goliad county 4-H club.
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Authorities raided 27 Game Rooms across Victoria, Calhoun, Goliad and Karnes

VICTORIA, Texas – Last night, authorities raided 27 Game Rooms across Victoria, Calhoun, Goliad and Karnes. They simultaneously raided fourteen different Game Rooms and three houses in Victoria. Authorities have not made any arrests in Victoria. The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office and Calhoun County Constable Pct. #2 and Pct. #3...
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Ewell-Compton American Legion Post 193 to host Memorial Day service

This year, Ewell-Compton American Legion Post 193 in Goliad will honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military, according to a news release. At 10 a.m. Memorial Day, Goliad will have a memorial service on the Goliad County Courthouse Square at the WWII monument. This...
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Goliad County sheriff to hold second immigration town hall

The Goliad County Sheriff’s Office will hold its second town hall on immigration on Thursday. The town hall meeting, which is being hosted by the Spirit of Goliad Republican Women, will be held at 6 p.m. at the Julie Wimberly building at the Goliad County Fairground, 925 U.S. 183. The...
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Commissioners aim for reimbursement on border

Goliad’s county commissioners took a step in partnership with Gov. Greg Abbott this month. At a May 10 meeting of commissioners court, the court unanimously approved of a resolution in support of request for federal funds to reimburse state and local governments for expenses incurred because of the federal government’s border policies.
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2 stolen vehicles used in pursuits believed to be human smuggling attempts

Two bailouts in the same number of days occurred in DeWitt County this week in what are believed to be human smuggling attempts. The first happened around 9:00 a.m. on Monday, May 17 when a DeWitt County Sheriff’s deputy attempted to pull over a white 2016 Chevrolet Silverado for a traffic violation. The truck failed to stop and a pursuit began in the area of Bursch Road outside of Yorktown.
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Letters to the Editor, Week of 5/20

Thank you, Goliad, for another successful Goliad County Chamber of Commerce Banquet! We would like to thank all our Corporate Table Sponsors: American Bank, Aztec Ford, Barnhart Q5 Ranch/Goliad Farms, Coleto Creek Power, Edward Jones, Goliad Farm Bureau/Abrameit Law, Goliad National Bank, Grace Funeral Home, San Antonio River Authority, Wanda’s Restaurant/L Liquor, The Soul Emporium, Buddy Young Insurance, Rossnell LLC, The Garden’s Path, NTEX Construction, Goliad ISD, Goliad Dental Care, La Bahia Nursing Home, Lowe’s 156, Harriet Karnei Family, Coastal Bend Crime Stoppers, Bill Albrecht,and Christopher Family Vineyards/Gulf Breeze Winery. We would also like to thank our special donors: Wexford Ranches, Coastal Bend Distilling Co., The Best Little Gun Shop in Texas and all the individuals and businesses that helped make our auctions a success. We could not do it without all of you. Special thanks to Ashford Taylor for doing a great job as Emcee, Josh Garcia as Auctioneer, Neal Tolbert for the wonderful music, S&J Catering for the great meal and Dwell for the delicious cupcakes. Congratulations to all our award winners from that night! Finally, thanks to everyone that contributed to the scholarship fund, because of your generous donations we were able to give $4,500 in scholarships this year.
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Regional Public Meetings May 24-28

Regional government entities meet throughout the month, taking care of public business. Below is a list of meetings this week. The meetings are open to the public. For more information: co.dewitt.tx.us/page/dewitt.PublicNotices. Goliad County Commissioners. When: 6 p.m. Where: 127 N. Courthouse Square, Goliad. For more information: co.goliad.tx.us/page/goliad.PublicNoticeCalendar. Tuesday. Jackson County...
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Authorities: Car chase near Ander in Goliad County

GOLIAD COUNTY, Texas – According to a social media post by the Goliad County Sheriff’s Office, on Monday at 4:30 a.m., the sheriff’s office assisted DeWitt County Sheriff’s Office in a car chase. The car chase ended with an arrest of the driver off of Afflerbach Road near FM 884.
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Rangel added to alderman board, GISD brings on two

Election season in Goliad swept through, taking in hundreds of local votes during early voting and the May 1 election itself. After May 1 was settled, both old and new faces will be seen in office. The top two races in the area were battles for three city alderman positions,...
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2 stolen vehicles used in pursuits believed to be human smuggling attempts

Two bailouts in the same number of days occurred in DeWitt County this week in what are believed to be human smuggling attempts. The first happened around 9:00 a.m. on Monday, May 17 when a DeWitt County Sheriff’s deputy attempted to pull over a white 2016 Chevrolet Silverado for a traffic violation. The truck failed to stop and a pursuit began in the area of Bursch Road outside of Yorktown.
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County backs responsible gun ownership

Goliad County went into action backing responsible, constitutional gun ownership this past month. At an April 12 meeting of the county’s commissioners court, the court passed a preservation resolution declaring Goliad County a “Second Amendment Safe Haven” county, which means that local law and other officials will not enforce any unconstitutional firearm restrictions and laws. The resolution also declares that the county will not authorize or use funds for the purpose of enforcing law that infringes on Second Amendment rights.
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Goliad Arrest Report, Weeks of April 12-30

The following individuals were arrested by the Goliad County Sheriff’s Office or DPS during the weeks of April 12 through April 30, and have been charged or arraigned. • Loyd Bryan Thwing, 37, of Goliad; making firearm accessible to a child. • Deontae Devon Straughn, 24, of Rosenburg; obstruction or...