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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
September is Library Card Signup Month, a time when the Robert Lee Brothers Jr. Memorial Library joins with the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide to make sure that every … more
 Here we are about to go into primary voting in 2020 and the country is being bombarded with divisive comments from all sides. I know that we have always had people that shout and rant about … more
1912: August 1, the San Antonio/Aransas Pass Railroad has made contract with the light company to install street lights at their crossings at Wallace, Water, College, and Hamilton Streets. Also a … more
Dear Terry: The Gonzales Main Street Advisory Board Inc. wishes to express our appreciation for The Gonzales Inquirer’s support of the 2019 Concert Series and Star Spangled Spectacular. Your … more
“Maybe it’s time we got back to the basics of love. Let’s go to Luckenbach, Texas”   It was a trip four decades in the making. Ever since Waylon and Willie came … more
I would like to thank all the kids that took part in our 4th of July parade and the judges that had the hard job of picking the winners, they were all so good. I would also like to thank my … more
It’s hard to believe, but Saturday is the 50th anniversary of man stepping on to the moon for the first time. It seems like only yesterday. On July 20, 1969 Neil Armstrong took the fateful … more
I am starting to feel my age.  After celebrating my birthday last Wednesday, I also participated in the July 4th Concert Series and fireworks, an evening in Shiner at the Half Moon Festival, … more
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