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'Burnt out': Officials say Goliad County overpaid on light bulbs, air conditioners

GOLIAD — Bright white LED lights illuminate the hallways, stairwells, offices and courtrooms of Goliad County’s courthouse. Read more

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Whooping crane migratory season fast approaching

November is less than two weeks away, which means the iconic whooping cranes will soon arrive on the Texas coast. Read more

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Calhoun County approves tax abatement on $120 million Formosa project

The Calhoun County Commissioners Court approved a 10-year tax abatement for a new $120 million project at one of Formosa Plastics’ producti… Read more

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Sports

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Bay City-El Campo rivalry remains special to participants

The last time Anthony Smith was in El Campo he was playing running back for Bay City. Read more

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Abel Garcia: Visconti and Guinn lead bowlers

Patrick Visconti was the men’s top scorer and Sharon Guinn outpaced the women’s scoring while competing in the Monday Mixed League. Read more

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Late volleyball scores

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Business

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Calhoun County approves tax abatement on $120 million Formosa project

The Calhoun County Commissioners Court approved a 10-year tax abatement for a new $120 million project at one of Formosa Plastics’ producti… Read more

Features

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Sisters to host day of prayer for peaceful election

Amor Meus Spirituality Center, Incarnate Word Convent and all religious sisters throughout the United States invite the public to participa… Read more

Get Out

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Outdoor events conducive to social distancing

This past Sunday, Jeb and I were in the car on the way to some friend’s house to watch the Texans lose (again) when I mentioned that I want… Read more

Opinion

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Guidelines for election letters

We value your opinions and encourage you to write letters endorsing your favorite candidate(s) in the local, state and federal elections. Read more

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Kudos to all Victoria County residents who have cast their ballots early

The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t stopped Victoria County residents from making their voices heard in the upcoming election. Read more

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Letter: Grateful lady thanks woman for pointing out expired sticker on car

Editor, the Advocate: Read more

Obituaries

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Beverly Ann Rippley

Beverly Ann Rippley Read more

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David Joe Fric

David Joe Fric Read more

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Antonio Escalante Liserio, Sr.

Antonio Escalante Read more

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Scattered thunderstorms

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A few thunderstorms possible. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the low 70s.

Humidity:71%
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Wind:SE at 11 mph
Chance of Rain:50%
UV Index:6 High
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Scattered thunderstormsThu
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20%89° 55°
Partly cloudySat
0%76° 63°
Partly cloudySun
10%88° 72°
Partly cloudyMon
20%85° 61°
ThunderstormTue
30%76° 56°
Scattered showersWed
40%67° 54°