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Ex-GOP representative aide claims Rep. Farenthold engaged in vulgar, abusive behavior

A former aide for Texas Rep. Blake Farenthold has come out with claims of verbally abusive behavior, days after other reports revealed Farenthold using taxpayer money to settle a sexual harassment … more

Silent Santa elves busy wrapping gifts

Silent Santa is in its 10th year of providing necessities at Christmas throughout Gonzales County based on donations through Gonzales, Waelder and Nixon-Smiley school districts as well as the … more

Gonzales set for 61st Annual Come and Take It Celebration

For 60 years, Gonzales residents have kicked off the autumn season with a celebration of history like no other. In just 10 more days the Gonzales Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture will throw the … more

Gonzales City Council ups brush rates, adds card processing fees

GONZALES — As of Nov. 1, 2017 a 1.5 percent fee will apply to all credit or debit transactions made to the City of Gonzales. Gonzales City Council unanimously approved an ordinance establishing an … more

Three-vehicle wreck claims life of local man

GONZALES – Authorities are investigating a three-vehicle wreck that claimed the life of a local man, officials say. The Texas Highway Patrol reported that at 4:34 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, Neal … more

Performance Improvement Consultant claims firm can save Gonzales $141k annually

GONZALES — Johnson Controls, a performance improvement consultant contracted by local governments, addressed Gonzales City Council on Tuesday Oct. 3, during council's regularly-scheduled meeting. … more

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

Board, commission appointments made

GONZALES — Gonzales City Council this week appointed/reappointed members to serve on various boards and commissions. The vacancies were applied for in writing, by current and hopeful … more

Seven propositions on state-wide ballot today

Election Day is today, Tuesday, November 7. Seven propositions are on the state-wide ballot.Voting times are 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Some precincts have consolidated for this election. Voting locations … more

Master Gardeners and Extension Service offer black walnuts to landowners

The Gonzales Master Gardeners and Texas AgriLife Extension are pleased to offer local landowners free black walnut trees again this year. These trees were planted last fall by third graders from the … more

Local act 'Magnifico 7' up for music award

Gonzales-based Tejano group Magnifico 7 are living proof that ambition, raw talent and perseverance can prevail in an evolving Tex-Mex music industry. When news came that they were up for the … more

BYK collecting to help replenish local outreach centers

GONZALES — In the weeks since the destructive force of Hurricane Harvey ripped across Texas, local outreach centers, such as Gonzales Christian Alliance Ministries (GCAM), have been instrumental in … more

Candidates announced for primary ballots

The candidate filing deadline for the 2018 election has come and gone. Early voting for the primary election is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 through March 2, 2018. The primary election will … more

Local rancher opens new dairy goat farm

As rancher Kelly Allen prepares to start his new dairy goat farm on his 102-acre spread in the Saturn area, he says he expects it to be a top-notch facility that will hopefully see a lot of … more

‘Babe of the Alamo’ immortalized

Downtown Gonzales is a hustle-bustle little district. Every storefront has a history or a tale or two. But the most notable tenants of downtown Gonzales are newly immortalized by way of a mural – … more

Gonzales City Council meets twice tomorrow

Gonzales City Council is slated to meet twice on Tuesday. The first meeting is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. The meeting will be called to order and go straight into an executive session, "to deliberate … more

Leesville Country Fair takes place Saturday

LEESVILLE — The Leesville Country Fair is coming Saturday, Oct. 14. The event, which began in 1935, is an annual get-together that welcomes anyone who loves good food, live music, and family … more

New Tourism Development Director named

GONZALES — During a regularly-scheduled noon meeting yesterday, Thursday, Sept. 14, the Gonzales Convention and Visitor Bureau announced Gonzales' new Tourism Development Director. Clint Hill, GCVB … more

Man found guilty of aggravated sexual assault

GONZALES — Kenneth Johnson, the man charged in connection with multiple sexual assaults of children in the Nixon area, was sentenced to 60 years in prison during proceedings before District … more

It’s a boy!

Gonzales Healthcare Systems’ first baby of the New Year has arrived! A 7-pound baby boy, measuring 20 inches long, took his first breath the second day of the New Year. The 2018 New Year’s baby … more
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