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Over the course of the past few weeks, the good citizens and clubs serving the community of Gonzales have asked me on three different occasions to participate as a judge in local cookoffs and … more
I was raised by my grandparents in Aberdeen, Md., and we visited people in nursing homes and hospitals so naturally, I did the same with Don, driving the children and I during most of our almost 60 … more
I wanted to express my disappointment that the explicit details, painting a vulgar picture, included in G. McGinley’s article concerning the alleged sexual assault charge against the … more
I wasn’t sure if I should start this column quoting Willie Nelson’s “On the Road Again” (I just can’t wait to get on the road again) or if I should recite the … more
It has been an interesting past few weeks to say the least. I attended my first ever NRA banquet, had guests over to the RV park to celebrate my new motor home, and even hosted a night of trivia … more
1835: 29, Mexican government in San Antonio demands return of cannon from citizens of Gonzales. 1842: September, Mexican General Adrian Woll attacked San Antonio and captured the members of … more
Editor note: This letter was written in response to Terence J. Fitzwater’s Publisher’s Perspective column titled “No question, GBRA must be eliminated” from the Aug. 29 … more
Dear friends, I am Patsy Virgil Scherrer, the president of the Passion for Paws Memorial Animal Shelter located on 761 CR 483, Nixon, Texas and as you might have heard, we have moved to a new … more
Last week there was stunning news out of Seguin. A press release from the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (GBRA) announced to the state of Texas that the GBRA would be draining the last four … more
Editor’s note: this open letter is addressed to Mr. Kevin Patteson, General Manager of the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority. Mr. Patteson, Since 2016, our community has struggled with the … more
On Aug. 24, 2017, Texans along the coast began eyeing Tropical Storm Harvey with varying levels of concern. By the evening of August 25, the National Weather Service was advising communities … more
Editor’s Note: A reader sent an email to local officials requesting assistance with robocalls. As a local official, I ask that you encourage GVTC to incorporate necessary changes to reduce … more
Several days a week, I take my 11-month old grandson for walks around town. This experience has been eye-opening. It has made me aware that Gonzales has many positive aspects and some negative … more
Last Thursday, the Guadalupe Brazos River Authority (GBRA) officially announced the closure and draining of multiple lakes in Gonzales and Guadalupe Counties, including Lake Gonzales, due to … more
This is the tale of the Midnight Rider, a delightful ditty of me doing the midnight run delivering last week’s Gonzales Inquirer. A hot summer day had metamorphosized into a spectacular … more
I found out that a local restaurant offered lunch at no cost to every employee of the GISD last week. They didn’t hang a banner or shout it from the rooftops, they simply wanted to do something … more
Idle thoughts on a Tuesday morning:Spent last weekend in Goliad attending the annual Professional Bull Riding event at the Fairgrounds. Bo Davis and crew lined up a great show with plenty of good … more
I love to read, but I don’t always have the time. So, reason number one for me to be a part of a book club is to get me reading. Reading relaxes me, gets me out of my head and expands my … more
Faith, Family, Freedom — are they all in decline? Is there concern for the foundations of America? Are we concerned what our children are being taught? I hear concerns that all the college … more
This is a story about how I spent my summer vacation. I took a journey last week to buy a used motor home on the shores of Chesapeake Bay on the Northern Neck of Virginia. My good buddy Harlen … more
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