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Hey there Gonzales. Gotta ask, did someone move us to Seattle when we weren't looking or what? I don't know about you, but I've had about all the rain I can handle, for now, anyway. Trying to keep … more
Next January will inaugurate the 86th meeting of the Texas Legislature. Every two years, the elected state representatives and senators of the people of Texas meet together to write and pass … more
Let your voice be heard. The Nov. 6 election is getting close and you must be registered by Oct. 9 to vote. This is an important election that will decide who will represent Texas and our county in … more
Do you remember the column I wrote a few months ago about mistakes sometimes made in the newspaper business? Well consider this column faux pas, part deux. This is the story of Billy and Andy, the … more
I’ve been taking a look around social media and I made the realization that normal folks don’t really like capitalism. Let me explain. We’re usually all for the good and the bad of this … more
On Aug. 2 the Long Branch Book Club met to discuss the historical novel, Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American … more
It was one year ago that I started interviewing for the position of publisher of the Gonzales Inquirer. The owner of the newspaper — Texas A&M grad Brandi Chionsini — and I had many conversations … more
The Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) performs a crucial role in reviewing the material taught in our public schools. Among all of the educational disciplines, our Texas history is among the most … more
Today, there is a battle for America like none that has ever been fought before. The battle is neither a physical, nor a political one. It is a spiritual war for the soul of America. Scripture says … more
The ringtone for my phone went off and played the familiar tune of the University of Michigan fight song. Only two people in the whole world are privileged enough to have that ringtone, my oldest … more
Members of our military are propped up as mascots all the time. “Respect the troops” is a slogan shouted without much purpose other than to end all arguments. But when those same military … more
1835: Sept. 29, Mexican government demands return of cannon from Gonzales 1842: September, Mexican General Adrian Woll attacked San Antonio and captured members of the District Court along … more
Hey there folks. Can't believe we're into September already. Last time I mentioned how the sunflower stalks were starting to bloom, this week they've picked up speed and before you know it we'll be … more
It is something I had been thinking about ever since I first came to Texas over a year ago. I had a vision of golden beaches and balmy waters along the Texas shoreline of the Gulf of Mexico. It … more
Good day, mate. While I'm not from the land down under, my property is under…under attack! The hordes of wild Texas (silver leaf ) sunflowers have taken over, yet again. A neighbor came by … more
Deadline is coming quick for citizens who want to become Texas voters in time for the Nov. 6 election. Instructions in Spanish are below (Instruccions para votar abajo.) Unregistered voters have … more
Editor:I just had a conversation with HEB and WalMart managers about allowing me to post an information sign at their entries that would be a reminder to voters to go out and vote, either on election … more
Dear EditorFreedom and Independence, how much we take them for granted. Last month we celebrated Independence Day, next month comes Constitution week Sept. 17-23. How often do we think back what it … more
Another week, and another blank page.I hate weeks when my mind draws a blank and asks the rhetorical question: What do I write about this week? With that said, I do have an odd assortment of … more
Victoria College is excited to have entered its second decade of partnership with the City of Gonzales to operate VC’s Gonzales Center. The support Victoria College has received the last 11 years … more
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