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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

Hard choices to be made

Dear Editor,Certificates of Obligation do not require voter approval. We voted the city council in and that is the approval. To spend money to hold a bond election when it is not necessary would not … more

Gonzales deserves to pat itself on the back

One week ago today, the city of Gonzales became a global player in the world manufacturing economy when it lifted the first shovel of dirt on BYK’s $50 million expansion project here in … more

In search of descendants

Dear Editor,The Blumberg-Elley-Kaiser-Koepsel Family Reunion (descendants of Carl F. Blumberg and Katherine Ruff and their seven children — Julius F. Blumberg, Albertine “Bertha” … more

Follow-up article requested on utility alternatives

I read with interest the article titled “City looking at utility alternatives” by Terry Fitzwater in the Thursday, April 5, 2018 edition.I would like to see a follow-up article asking why … more

Spring is springing in Gonzales

Ola, Gonzales peeps! In checking my largely blank social calendar, I came to the realization that there are a bunch of things rapidly approaching on the calendar that probably are worth a reminder. … more

This month in Gonzales County history – April

1836: • April 21 – Victory at San Jacinto means Texas is now a free republic 1853:  • April 4 – Gonzales College opened, 820 St. Louis Street. Built by Captain … more

Civility in gun discussion is admirable

The safety of the children of Gonzales County is a serious discussion to have, especially with the uptick in school shootings. I don’t think I’m qualified in deciding whether or not someone — … more

Diet is a four-letter word

There is a new four-letter that is going to become part of my vocabulary over the course of the next few months. It is not a swear word, but I swear it is a word that most people dread. Its … more

Long day’s journey into night

March Madness is not always confined to basketball. I learned that the hard way last week and over the weekend. Here is my tale of woe; or how I spent my own weekend of March Madness. I was … more
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