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Take it while it's hot!

"Summertime is always the best of what might be" - Charles Bowden As May is at its halfway mark, we in Texas start our summer and summertime in Texas is an experience. Summers in Texas seem to last … more

12 Strong: Insightful, enlightening adventure

On May 3, the Long Branch Book Club met to discuss 12 Strong, a novel previously titled Horse Soldiers based on the true accounts of U.S. troops’ excursions in Afghanistan. Written by … more

Taking pride in cleaning up Gonzales

While volunteering to clean up trash along the highway near JB Wells, I was honored to see our Gonzales Tourism Director Clint Hille pull up. He promptly jumped out of his truck, grabbed garbage … more

Striving for words upon a loss

When I woke up last Thursday morning, I knew something was wrong. I just didn’t know how bad it was going to be.My day started as it usually does, with me picking up my phone and seeing what … more

Slip slidin' away

“Every song ends but is that any reason not to enjoy the music?” – Peyton SawyerOne day in each of our life’s we all wake up one morning and realize we’re not children … more

Go out and vote

A message to all the voters in Gonzales County. After the dismal turnout of voters in the original primary election everyone needs to get out and vote to solve the runoffs that were created by low … more

Reader impressed with Alamo presentation

Dear Editor,Last Thursday we attended the presentation given by the Alamo representative at the Gonzales Junior High Auditorium. The audience was made up of a few interested citizens, some school … more

When words are not enough

This is a tough column to write. Where do I begin to say thank you to all of the wonderful people who helped make the Inaugural Gonzales Inquirer Craft Beer, Wine and Art Festival such an … more

Feel the presence of an angel you may not see

Police, EMS, firemen and the American soldier are people that I believe are called to public safety service. They have that special something in their blood that wants to protect and serve others. … more

What’s going on in Gonzales?

As a resident of our county, I am wondering what is going on in our small town. It seems that every time I open up the paper, the city has issued out a new tax, a new fee, or a new ordinance designed … more

Harwood Garage Sale set for Saturday

Dear Editor,I would like to remind all your readers about the Harwood Garage Sale Saturday, May 5 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Harwood Community Center north of 90 on Dillworth. At 6 p.m. in HCC there … more

This month in Gonzales County history

1846- May 13, war between Mexico and USA breaks out1854- May 6, the contract for the Female Academy has been let to John Mooney- May 13, a supper was held and $250 was raised for completion of the … more

Welcome y’all to our Festival

Welcome to the inaugural Come and Taste It Craft Beer, Wine and Art Festival. Sponsored by this newspaper, in conjunction with the Gonzales Main Street Program, the Come and Taste It Festival is … more

Triumph and Tragedy — the legacy of Goliad

When I woke up this past weekend, one of the first things I saw on my Facebook feed was this post from my friend Egon Kyle:The Twin Sisters were wheeled into position, and the whole line, led by … more

Moving the mountain

Sometimes you have to go through things and not around them, especially when faced with the diagnosis of cancer. This November will mark my fourth year in remission and I know that I am one of the … more

Thankful for inaugural festival support

The Gonzales Inquirer’s inaugural Craft Beer, Wine and Art festival is rapidly approaching, and plans continue to move forward. Ten different brew lines, 12 wineries, numerous artists and plenty of … more

And the cat came back….

“Sometimes the things you lost can be found again in unexpected places”Many years ago I was working for a private aviation company at the New Braunfels airport and a litter of kittens … more

Fahrenheit 451 still resonates

On Thursday, April 5, the Long Branch Book Club met to discuss Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury. The club agreed that the book originally published in 1953 resonates still 65 years later, although … more

Reader appreciative of tournament coverage

I want to commend Terry Fitzwater for his outstanding coverage of the recent Boomers Catfish Tournament held in honor of Alvis Malatek. In adverse Spring conditions, he did a great job of recognizing … more

Luling Main Street thanks sponsors

The Luling Main Street Board of Directors, and the Rajun’ Cajun Committee members want to thank you for your generous contributions to this year’s Rajun’ Cajun Throwdown. Your … more
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