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Terence J. Fitzwater, Editor Until I spent some time in our local Memorial Hospital, I was unaware of the quality of care available to residents of Gonzales and the surrounding communities. I … more
It is Tuesday and the weather outside is frightful. I feel like I am a character in one of Robert Frost’s poems: Whose woods these are I think I know His house is in the village … more
Editor’s note: The following pledge was drafted by Thomas Enriquez and given to candidates running for office in the city of Gonzales. I pledge not to raise taxes without a vote from the … more
Are you ready for some football? That was the question I had to ask myself on Super Bowl Sunday. I was designated to be on the duty for the newspaper for the Big Game, covering various events, … more
1915: Feb. 3, the City Cemetery has been cleaned and all the walkways cleared. The east fence was repaired. The idea of having all the hedges cut down met with approval, as an unobstructed view of … more
I have noticed the past few weeks while driving our city at night that none of the schools U.S. flags are illuminated properly. The flag is to be displayed sunrise to sunset but may be displayed 24 … more
Dear editor, The Gonzales County Democrats are hosting a candidate forum on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at GG’s Steakhouse in Gonzales. This is a non-partisan event and no political party or platforms … more
Dear Mr. Fitzwater, Re: “Law and Order” I just want to clarify: My husband came home vowing to be his own “boss.” In other words, he left a loving environment of … more
How do you describe the news on Sunday that horrified a nation and shocked us all? The report on television was straight forward and stark: NBA icon Kobe Bryant, arguably one of the three or four … more
To the editor, As I see it, “WE THE PEOPLE” don’t have much ‘say-so’ about a lot of things! “Everywhere,” we meet “rules” and … more
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
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