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Gonzales, Nixon will hold July 4 fireworks shows

During a special meeting on June 29, the Gonzales Main Street Advisory Board decided to move forward with this year’s Star-Spangled Spectacular fireworks event.

July 4 Jeep rally to be held

In the parking lot of Apache Field, an Independence Day Jeep Rally is set to be held at 6 p.m.

Texas Veterans Commission seeks applicants for advisory committees on veteran services

AUSTIN, TX – The Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) is seeking qualified applicants to serve on its advisory committees. Advisory committees serve the TVC by making recommendations and/or providing key information and materials to the Commission. Those interested in applying to become an advisory committee member may find information including qualifications and membership applications at https://www.tvc.texas.gov/about/advisory-committees/

County considers countywide voting system

Gonzales County commissioners are considering switching to a countywide voting system that will allow voters to cast their ballots from any polling place in the county on election day. A short …
Star Spangled Spectacular

Sights AND sounds of Fourth of July are on

Unless Gov. Greg Abbott shuts down public gatherings between now and Independence Day for COVID-19 pandemic concerns, the annual Star Spangled Spectacular will go on with both fireworks and …

Virus cases continue to rise

The number of COVID-19 cases in Gonzales County is nearing the 200 mark as additional cases were reported this week. As of Tuesday, the count was at 197 with 177 recoveries and four deaths. …
Opinion

Kornegay Hall often found new ways

“We’ve never done it that way before.”The expression was well worn before the pandemic came along. Lately, creative juices have been milked dry for new ways to conduct …

No effective spider mite spray for tomatoes once its leaves become dusty

Q. Our tomatoes have done very well this spring. I think they have the potential to continue producing this fall. They are Red Snapper, Tycoon, BHN 968, HM 8849 and all the recommended varieties. …

Disappointed in poll question

Dear Editor:I am writing to express my displeasure with the poll question you published in this week's paper. The primary question is irrelevant, because the death of George Floyd and renaming the …
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