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Over the course of the past few weeks a number of people have complained to me about Gonzales, the business community and the city. I listened politely, but quite frankly, it irritates me to no end. … more
To the editor in charge of publishing Letters to the Editor in the Gonzales Inquirer: My young years were happily spent growing up in Gonzales, my family’s hometown. Most all my elderly … more
Dear Editor, Where in the U.S. Constitution does it say criminals are guaranteed a free lawyer as soon as they commit a crime, yet law-abiding citizens have to pay if a legal matter arises? The … more
Editor: In this time of division and power grabbing in our world and our country that has led to a locked in view of most of our population, it is time to listen to the words of Carl Sagan. His … more
There is a cancer spreading across the practice of medicine in the United States. It is an insidious disease, and it is spreading at a rapid rate. The disease is called insurance, and it is … more
On Tuesday, Jan. 7, the Long Branch Book Club met to discuss Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut. None of the attendees liked the book. All agreed it was hard to read, confusing and convoluted. Plus, the … more
Minutes from the December 2019 City Council meeting indicate that Council and those present heard from Clint Hille in regards to his desire to serve on the EDC Board. Additionally, he presented … more
Dear Editor/Publisher, I’m tired of the whining. I only lived in the north for a short few years, but too many of the populace whined when the weather wasn’t perfect; their job … more
I, Rob Brown, am proud to announce my bid for Gonzales City Council - District 4. As a longtime Gonzales advocate, I strive to serve my district and our great city with integrity and true … more
Editor, Interesting issue today, publisher/editor uses half the opinion page musing about his vacation and meanwhile one letter to the editor called for a replacement editor and I must agree. Mr. … more
Time is elusive. We spend so much time keeping track of it that often time we don’t plan for it. We fritter it away by doing mindless things that have no meaning or impact and then look back … more
To the publisher/editor, I have been a subscriber for over 30 years. I like reading news of our schools, city, county, and city and county governments. The Faith page with various articles. I … more
Now is the time to act before it’s too late. The mayor of San Antonio Ron Nirenberg, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush and the San Antonio city council have been pushing through their … more
As I look at the calendar sitting on my office wall, I am amazed at how quickly 2019 came and went. The year 2020 is upon us, and I am trying hard to comprehend another decade is upon us. As for … more
1829: Jan. 10, first brand recorded, JP, by Green DeWitt 1893: Jan. 31, Mr. Logan Brelsford resigned the office of deputy sheriff of Slayden, much to the regret of his many … more
In the Season that should be Joy! Many hearts are thrust into a deep sea of sadness! Impeachment! The question is: Are we fighting corruption? Or is corruption bringing us … more
In my next life I want to come back as Santa Claus. I have been a big fan of the jolly ‘ol elf from the North Pole all my life. I love the spirit of Christmas that permeates the entire … more
I recently turned to social media and posted concerns as an attempt to raise not only awareness of recent happenings to the Gonzales Main Street Board, but also to encourage those in our community to … more
Recent discussions have brought both questions and dismay! I, like many others, reside outside of the city limits and therefore, am not represented by a councilman. I am writing this Letter to the … more
It was a scene right out of Christmas’ past. Even Charles Dickens would have found it difficult to describe the serenity of the time and place that was Pioneer Village over the past couple of … more
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