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Judge Bird prepares for retirement

Gonzales County Judge David Bird has been presiding over the county courts for nearly 20 years. Thus far he has heard 8,200 cases and will likely hear another 500 before he retires in 2018. … more

City flushing lines, still working with TCEQ

In the last week, The City of Gonzales shut down two water tanks, switched the city over to well reserve tanks and sent water samples to Seguin and Austin. On Friday morning, City Manager Sean … more

City oversight invalidates petition

Despite efforts from community members calling for a rollback election, it was announced during city council on Wednesday that there will be no rollback election. With 405 valid signatures on a … more

Gonzales Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture set for board election

GONZALES — Gonzales Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture has gotten eight nominations for civic-minded additions to the 2018 Board of Directors.On the ballot are, in alphabetical order by last … more

City shifts from water tanks to well reserves

GONZALES — On Friday, Dec. 15, the City of Gonzales shifted water delivery from the city's water supply tanks to the city's water well system. According to city officials, this measure has been … more

GEDC Board seeking applications

A couple of unexpected events have changed the structure of Gonzales Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors. The untimely death of Board Treasurer Keith Brown has left one vacancy while … more

Special meeting called to discuss tax rate

Gonzales City Council is set for a Special Called Meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, December 20, at 4 p.m. The meeting is slated to open with a Hearing of the Citizens then promptly adjourn into … more

Monthly sales tax revenue distributed

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar sent cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $695.2 million in local sales tax allocations for December, reflecting a 10.8 percent … more

A cut above the rest

It is not often in life that a person can live their dream. But don’t tell that to Susie Selzer. Selzer, who owns the Le Petit Maison beauty salon, has been living her dream for almost a … more

Farenthold to not seek re-election

After seven years in Congress, U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) will not run for re-election. Farenthold, who represents Texas Congressional Dist. 27, made the announcement Thursday Morning in a … more

Gonzales Inquirer going weekly

Dear Readers,I would like to take this opportunity to thank all our loyal readers, advertisers, and business partners for their dedication to The Gonzales Inquirer for so many years. We are going to … 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

School board implementing SHARE program

GONZALES — Gonzales 7th and 8th grade students will now be given the option to take a class on sexual and relationship health after the Gonzales Independent School District board unanimously … more

City passes water tests, works with TCEQ to answer questions

GONZALES — The City of Gonzales this week released a statement in response to recent concerns about drinking water quality. The city first reported on the matter Wednesday night, then again as … more

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

Officials warn of ‘concrete treatment’ scam in Nixon, surrounding areas

A scam targeting elderly people has reached Nixon and local police agencies are asking for help to catch the criminals. According to officials, two Hispanic men are approaching elderly victims who … 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

Commissioners discuss election upgrades

Gonzales County Commissioners Court heard a presentation on a new voting system Monday morning. Express Vote is the newest trend in ease of access voting equipment and If implemented it would change … more

GVFD to purchase rescue boat with LCRA grant, 20 percent match

GONZALES — Gonzales Volunteer Fire Department soon will be able to purchase a rescue boat and motor thanks to a $7,108 grant from the Lower Colorado River Authority. The grant, along with $1,777 … 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
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