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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
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
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