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PETA wants aquarium officials to think outside the tank


Goliad, Victoria People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, better known as PETA, on Thursday offered $10,000 to create a mechanical fish exhibit at the Texas State Aquarium as an alternative to the replacing live exhibits involved in last week's fish kill.

Thunderstorm warning, tornado watch issued for Crossroads counties


The storm - 10 miles west of Goliad - is capable of producing large hail and damaging winds. It is moving east-southeast at 50 miles per hour. A tornado watch also remains in effect until 6 p.m. for South Texas.

Babin issues statement celebrating San Jacinto Day


As we celebrate 179 years of freedom, let us remember these brave Texas heroes who conquered Mexican forces while famously shouting ‘remember the Alamo, remember the Goliad!.’ I proudly join Texans everywhere today in celebrating our independence and ...

179 years ago Tuesday, General Santa Anna surrendered to General Sam Houston at San Jacinto


concluding the Texas Revolution. Cries of “Remember the Alamo!” and “Remember Goliad” disturbed the slumber of Mexican troops taking siestas under trees. The ensuing firefight was only 18 minutes long, starting at around 3:30 p.m., with 630 ...

'Remember the Alamo' on the Anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto


Texas General Sam Houston let troops to victory on that fateful April day. The Texan army had been retreating since March 13th after crushing defeats at the Alamo and Goliad. Houston spent the days leading up to the Battle of San Jacinto retraining and ...

Martha Bode Mullenix


Martha Bode Mullenix, 75, of Goliad passed away April 16, 2015. She was born March 2, 1940 to Walter and Mathilda Illhardt Bode in Bandera, Texas. She was a 1958 honor graduate of Seguin High School. She married JC Mullenix in 1961 and they moved their ...

Texas Town Welcomes Military ‘Operation Jade Helm 15’


Breitbart Texas will be covering Jade Helm 15, including two larger operations around Fort Hood and Victoria & Goliad counties. Rob Milford is a news contributor for Breitbart Texas. Follow him on Facebook.

Your News: Canadian cowboy travels 25 hours for Red Bluff Round-Up


TX 4.7; 3 Jim Coffman, Goliad, TX/JC Williams, Bridgeport, TX 7.2; 4 tie Manny Egusquiza Jr., Marianna, TX/Monty Joe Petska, Turlock, CA and Dustin Bird, Cut Bank, MT/Paul Eaves, Lonedell, TX 14.9 each; no other qualified runs. Barrel racing 1 Deb Guelly ...

Covert warfare coming to Texas sparks some fears of federal takeover


Texas cities scheduled to host military exercises this summer are: Bastrop/Smithville, Big Spring, Caddo Lake, Caldwell, Christoval, College Station, Dell City, Eldorado, Goliad, Junction, Leakey, Menard, Mountain Home, San Angelo, San Antonio and Victoria.

Goliad, Texas Uranium Mining Permitted By EPA After Lobbyist Reportedly Intervenes


When Uranium Energy Corp. sought permission to launch a large-scale mining project in Goliad County, Texas, it seemed as if the Environmental Protection Agency would stand in its way. To get the ore out of the ground, the company needed a permit to pollute ...

Today in History – April 22


1529 – Treaty of Saragossa divides the eastern hemisphere between Spain and Portugal along a line 297.5 leagues or 17° east of the Moluccas. England, the Netherlands and France are left out. 1836 – T…

Adventures in Dowland


Friday was quite a day for our family! Scott has been burning the candle at both ends as he nears the end of track season. With practices every day until 6:00 PM and meets most weekends, the kids are …

Texas, S. California and Utah Have Something in Common


   US Army Special Operation Commands lists them as HOSTILE, according to  a declassified report . Well, yes, Texans can be hostile at times. Apparently, USASOC will be working with local officials to…

263 Goliad Drive in New Braunfels' Dove Crossing For Sale By Dawn Loding


This traditional home at 263 Goliad Drive in the desirable Dove Crossing Subdivision listed by Dawn Loding of The Loding Group won't last long!  Be one of the first to tour this 1887 square foot home …

263 Goliad Drive in New Braunfels’ Dove Crossing For Sale By Dawn Loding


This traditional home at 263 Goliad Drive in the desirable Dove Crossing Subdivision listed by Dawn Loding of The Loding Group won’t last long!  Be one of the first to tour this 1887 square foot home …

In Texas with Davy Crockett


In Texas with Davy Crockett, by Henry Everett McNeil A Story of the Texas War of Independence Published: 1908 Filed under: Book Tagged: Alamo, Goliad, Henry Everett McNeil, In Texas with Davy Crock…

Track and Field in Goliad


I photographed my first track and field meet last Friday in Goliad, Texas. The story and gallery are here. Here are some interesting things happening off the field that I like.

Today in History – March 27


1794 – The U.S. Congress authorized the creation of the U.S. Navy. 1802 – The Treaty of Amiens was signed ending the French Revolutionary War. 1836 – In Goliad, TX, about 350 Texan prisoners, in…

THIS DATE IN HISTORY: On March 27, …


Click to view slideshow. 87 BC – Crown Prince Fuling, later Emperor Zhao of Han, is named as Emperor Wu of Han‘s successor and heir to the throne. Emperor Wu dies two days later. 1309 – Po pe Clement …

Goliad Massacre


Goliad Massacre monument * March 27, 1836: The Goliad Massacre takes place. The Republic of Texas was an independent sovereign country which existed from March 2, 1836 to February 19, 1846. The regio…




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Protect Your Business in GOLIAD TEXAS from Spring Weather Threats

This winter has been particularly harsh for businesses in the northeast and parts of the southern U.S., as record snowfalls and frigid temperatures forced many companies to close their doors for several days.

Many parts of the country are bracing for possible spring floods that may follow when the snow melts. Meanwhile, April through June is the peak time for tornadoes, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The Southeast, Midwest, the Gulf States and the South Central region are particularly vulnerable to these dangerous windstorms.

Now is a good time to make a plan to protect your clients, customers and your business for the threats caused by spring storms and floods. Join the U.S. Small Business Administration and Agility Recovery on Tuesday, March 10 at 2 p.m. EDT for a free webinar on best practices for mitigating spring weather risks. These preparedness tips are based on real-life recovery experiences from business owners.

The SBA has partnered with Agility to offer business continuity strategies through its “PrepareMyBusiness” website. Visit www.preparemybusiness.org to access previous webinars and for additional preparedness tips.

The SBA provides disaster recovery assistance in the form of low-interest loans to homeowners, renters, private nonprofits and businesses of all sizes. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov/disaster.

WHAT: “Preparing for Severe Spring Weather” - A presentation from Agility CEO Bob Boyd, followed by a question and answer session.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 from 2 –3 p.m. EDT
HOW:

Space is limited. Register at http://agil.me/springprepsba

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Fighting against human trafficking in GOLIAD TEXAS

Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights » Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons » Identify and Assist a Trafficking Victim » 20 Ways You Can Help

20 Ways You Can Help Fight Human Trafficking


After first learning about human trafficking, many people want to help in some way but do not know how. Here are just a few ideas for your consideration.

1. Learn the red flags that may indicate human trafficking and ask follow up questions so that you can help identify a potential trafficking victim. Human trafficking awareness training is available for inpiduals, businesses, first responders, law enforcement, and federal employees.

2. In the United States, call the National Human Trafficking Resource Center at 1-888-373-7888 (24/7) to get help and connect with a service provider in your area, report a tip with information on potential human trafficking activity; or learn more by requesting training, technical assistance, or resources. Call federal law enforcement directly to report suspicious activity and get help from the Department of Homeland Security at 1-866-347-2423 (24/7), or submit a tip online at www.ice.gov/tips, or from the U.S. Department of Justice at 1-888-428-7581 from 9:00am to 5:00pm (EST). Victims, including undocumented inpiduals, are eligible for services and immigration assistance.

3. Be a conscientious consumer. Discover your Slavery Footprint, and check out the Department of Labor’s List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor. Encourage companies, including your own, to take steps to investigate and eliminate slavery and human trafficking in their supply chains and to publish the information for consumer awareness.

4. Incorporate human trafficking information into your professional associations’ conferences, trainings, manuals, and other materials as relevant [example].

5. Join or start a grassroots anti-trafficking coalition.

6. Meet with and/or write to your local, state, and federal government representatives to let them know that you care about combating human trafficking in your community, and ask what they are doing to address human trafficking in your area.

7. Distribute public awareness materials available from the Department of Health and Human Services or Department of Homeland Security.

8. Volunteer to do victim outreach or offer your professional services to a local anti-trafficking organization.

9. Donate funds or needed items to an anti-trafficking organization in your area.

10. Organize a fundraiser and donate the proceeds to an anti-trafficking organization.

11. Host an awareness event to watch and discuss a recent human trafficking documentary. On a larger scale, host a human trafficking film festival.

12. Encourage your local schools to partner with students and include the issue of modern day slavery in their curriculum. As a parent, educator, or school administrator, be aware of how traffickers target school-aged children.

13. Set up a Google alert to receive current human trafficking news.

14. Write a letter to the editor of your local paper about human trafficking in your community.

15. Start or sign a human trafficking petition.

16. Businesses: Provide internships, job skills training, and/or jobs to trafficking survivors. Consumers: Purchase items made by trafficking survivors such as from Jewel Girls or Made by Survivors.

17. Students: Take action on your campus. Join or establish a university or secondary school club to raise awareness about human trafficking and initiate action throughout your local community. Consider doing one of your research papers on a topic concerning human trafficking. Professors: Request that human trafficking be an issue included in university curriculum. Increase scholarship about human trafficking by publishing an article, teaching a class, or hosting a symposium.

18. Law Enforcement Officials: Join or start a local human trafficking task force.

19. Mental Health or Medical Providers: Extend low-cost or free services to human trafficking victims assisted by nearby anti-trafficking organizations. Train your staff on how to identify the indicators of human trafficking and assist victims.

20. Attorneys: Look for signs of human trafficking among your clients. Offer pro-bono services to trafficking victims or anti-trafficking organizations. Learn about and offer to human trafficking victims the legal benefits for which they are eligible. Assist anti-trafficking NGOs with capacity building and legal work.

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Campaign in GOLIAD TEXAS: the importance of eating fish !!!

Key message

Eat 200-350 grams of a variety of fish * each week preferably those that are low in mercury. The nutritional value of fish is important for the growth and development before birth, in infancy for breastfed infants and children.

Who should know

Women who are pregnant (or might be pregnant) or breastfeeding. Whoever feeds young children.

What to do

1. Eat 200-350 grams of a variety of fish a week.

    • That is 2 or 3 servings of fish a week.
    • For young children, give them 2 or 3 servings of fish a week acurdo with age and calorie needs.
2. Choose fish low in mercury.
    • Many of the fish we eat most often are lower in mercury.
    • These include salmon, shrimp, haddock, tuna (canned light), tilapia, catfish and cod.
3. Avoid 4 types of fish: tilefish from the Gulf of Mexico, shark, swordfish and king mackerel.
    • These 4 types of fish are higher in mercury.
    • Limit white tuna (albacore) to 159 grams a week.
4. When consumption is fish you have caught or other streams, rivers and lakes, heed warnings signs in water bodies.
    • If the advice is not available, adults should limit this type of fish to 150 grams a week and toddlers in 30-80 grams a week.
5. To add more fish to your diet, be sure to stay within your calorie needs.

Why this advice is relevant

Fish contains important nutrients to developing fetuses, babies who are breastfed and young children. Fish provides health benefits for the general public. Many people do not currently fish eat the recommended amount.

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