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Tax, city budget adopted

GONZALES — Gonzales City Council, Tuesday, set the city's Ad Valorem Tax Rate and adopted the city's annual budget. The city's former effective tax rate of $.1769, or $176.90 per $100,000 … more

Lighting the night with hope at Relay For Life

On Friday, March 31, the 15th annual Relay For Life of Gonzales County will be held at the J. B. Wells Show Barn beginning at 6 p.m. In preparation for that event, team captains and participants are … more

Velazquez puts Gonzales Fire Department on the silver screen

Eriverto “Eddie” Velazquez grew up dreaming of becoming a firefighter. Last week he expanded his dreams when he was chosen to be an extra in the location shooting of The Son. “When I was … more

Yellow Fever wins Boomers catfish tournament

Neither cold, nor wind, nor rain nor gloom of night could prevent the dedicated catfish anglers from participating in the 14th annual Boomers catfish tournament over the weekend. Despite a frigid … more

Former Nixon city admin indicted

Former Nixon City Administrator Manuel Zepeda was indicted by a Gonzales County grand jury last week on 11 counts of sexual assault of a minor from events that happened August 2009 and June 2011. … more

Hit-and-run leaves 1 dead, 1 arrested

A hit-and-run claimed the life of a Shiner man on Saturday, officials say. Shiner Police Chief Ronnie Leck reported that at 12:40 p.m. March 18, first responders were dispatched to the 1400 block … more

Test ‘Lady Luck’, support GISD students at Casino Night

GONZALES – Put your poker face on, it’s Casino Night. No need to catch a bus, or board a plane or riverboat to play the tables, Gonzales Independent School District Education Foundation is … more

Little League BBQ must go on

GONZALES — Saturday’s cold weather and overnight rain forced postponement of the opening ceremonies and games for the Gonzales Little League. Flooded fields, mist and 45 degree temperatures … more

The Race to Replace Farenthold, Part II

BOX: Sequels and reboots are usually reserved for the summer movie season, but Texas elections are slowly creeping in on that territory. Much like moviegoers with the next coming Mission: … more

Local Shakespeare Ninjas raising money to go to England

GONZALES — While discussing an upcoming business trip to England, Crystal Theatre Director Barbara Krozier told her Shakespeare Ninja Troupe of her plans to take an extra weekend and see a play in … more

Annual Go Texan scholarship fundraiser set for Saturday

GONZALES — Last year nearly $50,000 in scholarships were issued through the Gonzales County Area Go Texan (GCAGT) scholarship fund. These allocations were made possible through the generosity of … more

Retired teachers get legislature update

GONZALES — Legislature aid and education consultant to State Representative John Cyrier, Alonzo Wood, spoke to a room full of retired Gonzales teachers, Tuesday, offering retirement planning … more

Appraisal District wants to relocate to new building

The Gonzales County Appraisal District is seeking support to build a new facility. The Appraisal District is currently located in the old GVEC building at 928 St. Paul Street, but according to … more

Squatter arrested, damages property with tractor

GONZALES COUNTY – A San Antonio man was arrested after authorities said he was spotted inside a vacant home without permission and damaged several properties with a tractor. Sheriff Matt … more

San Antonio Livestock Hall of Fame adds local cowboy

Billy Schieberle was literally up on a Colorado mountain when he got a call informing him he had been inducted into the San Antonio Livestock Show & Rodeo Hall of Fame. Although he said he nearly … more

Nixon city admin ‘takes reigns’

NIXON — Harold Rice has officially “taken the reigns” as Nixon's as interim city administrator. Born and raised in the Nixon area, Rice graduated from Nixon-Smiley CISD in 1985 before going to … more

GPD on lookout for man passing stolen checks

GONZALES — Police are searching for an El Campo man who officials say is passing stolen checks in Gonzales and other cities. Capt. Allen Taylor reported that on June 22, a man identified as … more

VIP Craft Beer tickets going fast

GONZALES — Tickets for the Gonzales Inquirer’s Come and Taste It Craft Beer festival are going fast according to event organizers. With over two weeks left before the inaugural event on the … more

EMS Board refuses to fire EMS heads

The Gonzales County Emergency Medical Service Board of Directors held an emergency meeting last Thursday night to discuss the status of EMS Administrator James (Jim) Russell and his wife, EMS … more

Two men arrested for aggravated assault

GONZALES — Two men face charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after police said one threw a drill at a woman’s foot, and the other brandished a knife on a woman during an … more
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