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1718: May 1, San Antonio de Valero Mission (the Alamo) was founded by the Spanish.   1833: May 1, the city fathers resolved it would be lawful to kill “unmarct” wild hogs … more
Gonzales Christian Assistance Ministry (GCAM) would like to let the citizens of Gonzales County know for the present time we cannot accept donations of clothing and household goods. We do want to say … more
In regards to last week’s letter to the editor - I offer the following. Everyone is entitled to their opinion, regardless of their zip code. Mr. Lawrence stated the obvious - I do not reside … more
I am offended. As I read the Opinion page, I noted a letter railing against the Gonzales City Council and a councilman. They also referred to portions of our City’s Charter. Excuse me, if you … more
On April 2, 2020, Councilman Tommy Shurig made an unjustifiable post on social media wherein he spoke of a homeless individual sleeping in front of a business located in historic downtown Gonzales, … more
To whom it may concern. Kudos to the Gonzales Chamber for being a voice for your business community during these trying times.  I’m from Goldthwaite, and you’re probably … more
After reading Ross Ramsey's editorials the last couple of weeks makes me yearn for our recent editor, Terry Fitzwater, who recently moved. Ramsey's two recent oped pieces, one on Religion and the … more
During this time of social distancing and reduced social interactions, 4-H members are not able to participate in the activities we are used to doing, such as: shows, meets, competitions, meetings … more
1836: April 21, victory at San Jacinto means Texas is now a free republic   1887: March 2, a candy pulling was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Fly. March 12, the Houston … more
As the city, county, and state continue trashing the economy and at present ask people to stay home and with threats of fines for associating with over 10 people, I have a question. (One city, so … more
Gonzales County experienced its first confirmed case of the coronavirus on Monday when a Nixon man tested positive for having the virus. The news was released by Gonzales Emergency Management and … more
Over the course of my years in Gonzales, there have been many stories and events that have touched me or have been very profound for our community. In my last column, I thought I’d try and lay … more
On March 21, the board of directors of the Gonzales Emergency Services District (ESD) and the Gonzales Emergency Management Services (EMS) met at the EMS training room to discuss a possible merger … more
In maintaining diligent efforts to protect the public health of our community, The City of Gonzales is reminding its citizens of the guidelines set in place with the Declaration of Public Health … more
Been shedding a lot of tears lately… Seems ‘everything’ is “happening”! Terrence Fitzwater — we’re going to miss you! Lucky — … more
On Monday of last week, Mayor Connie Kacir called a special meeting of the Gonzales City Council to set the social distancing policy at 50 people or less. This limitation was pegged to the Center for … more
I was in the same place at the same time with someone who’s tested positive for the Coronavirus. I wasn’t around this person closely and I haven’t shown symptoms in the 10 days … more
The long and winding road that led me to the door of Gonzales has an ending. On Monday, April 6, I will become the new editor and publisher of the Kingsville Record in Kingsville, Texas. It is a … more
The Gonzales County Senior Citizens Association, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. Our operation serves Gonzales County with a Home Delivered Meal Program and Rural Transit Service. With … more
All day long we have been talking to businesses directly affected by the governor's edict this afternoon. This is going to cost many their jobs, secondary income sources and maybe close a few … more
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