Goodland Baptist Bounces Back

Services to resume on Sunday, October 29

On October 17  Goodland Baptist Church Pastor Richard Hughe announced, at a Goodland town meeting, that Hurricane Irma had caused $30K to $40K in damages to the church sanctuary, and that fellowship hall in the rear had been almost totally destroyed. “The Southern Baptist Convention has sent down volunteers” Hughes said, “and they are furnishing all of the workers and […]

This Trash Pile Never Quits

Another headache for Steve Gober

During the week after Irma, Steve Gober offered Stan’s parking lot as a repository for Goodland residents who had no place to put their debris. Gradually 10-foot high trashed personal items and damaged building parts were dumped there. Working with the county, the debris was gradually hauled away until the ground became visible. It wasn’t visible for long. On Sunday […]

Goodland Road Suffers More Fair Weather Flooding

Village all but cut off for four hours

Saturday, October 7, was a clear day in Goodland. A moderate southwest breeze and slightly cooler temperatures were welcomed by residents here. For the first time in weeks, no storms were reported anywhere near the village. And yet, between 2 and 6 PM, Goodland was all but cut off from the mainland by the worst fair weather flooding in the […]

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