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GOLIAD COUNTY


““GoliadGoliad County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population is 7,210. Its county seat is Goliad. The county is named for Father Miguel Hidalgo; "Goliad" is an anagram, minus the silent H. The county was created in 1836 and organized the next year. — Goliad County Facebook Page





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As coastal counties prepared Monday for Tropical Storm Nicholas, inland counties were waiting to see how they will be affected.

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GOLIAD – When the Lopez family peered through the windows of downtown Goliad’s old Empresario restaurant, which shut down in 2020, they saw a space ready to come roaring back. In the dining room, tables and chairs sat waiting to be filled, and art depicting scenes of historic Goliad still hu…

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GOLIAD — For months, red-lettered signs placed by the Goliad County Sheriff’s Office have greeted many commuters moving through the county. Written only in Spanish, the signs warn human smugglers and traffickers to go around the county in lieu of being “hunted” and put in jail.

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GOLIAD — In late February, Claudine Janota walked into the Goliad County Library to find much of the building — including her office, the kitchen area and large children’s room in back — flooded with water.

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GOLIAD — After 138 cattle owned by a Goliad County family were impounded in an unusually large seizure operation conducted by a local constable and an animal cruelty investigator from the Houston Humane Society, the seizure is being contested in court on Friday.

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A luncheon at Victoria Country Club Wednesday kicked off the 40th annual Bluebonnet Youth Ranch Celebrity Golf Tournament that will take place Oct. 10-11. The event, which attracted more than 100 supporters, also served as a platform for an announcement that the ranch is beginning a partners…

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Two people believed to be in the country illegally were taken into custody Monday after a pursuit, bailout and multiagency search involving drones and tracking dogs.

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When Kori Gonzalez attended her first day of two-a-day practices as an incoming freshman at Goliad High School in 1980, she was terrified by the slim 5’3” lady with salt-and-pepper hair who held court in the gym.

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PORT LAVACA — After the most destructive wildfire in California’s history destroyed their home and restrictive pandemic policies kept their two sons from returning to school, Kimberly and Chase Bowden decided it was time to move to South Texas.

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One of the darkest days of Texas's fight for independence against Mexico was March 27, 1836. The Goliad Massacre was a grim showcase of brutality, and it still weighs heavy in people's memory of the Texas Revolutionary War.

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