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Only a fool would say there is no God

I love nature! It inspires me to witness the marvels in this world. Whose spirit is not calmed by the sound of the sea and the whispering of the wind? Whose has not soared by the spectacular show of … more

Remembering 'Country Fried News'

For the past three years of helping build this paper, I've admittedly grown numb to the obits page. On Mondays and Thursdays, our deadline days, I ask whoever handles the obits if we have any to put … more

My heroes have no capes

“It doesn’t take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.” – Ret. General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr. The anniversary of the Purple … more

Truth seekers

Christians, be warned. People are watching. They are making mental notes on what they hear us say and what they see us do. Many of them will jump at the chance to prove that we are not what we … more

Ready or not, school is coming

“School is a building which has four walls with tomorrow inside” – Lon Watters August is one of my favorite months because preseason football kicks off and for you parents out there of … more

Week 5: I think I’m going to thrive!

As I enter my fifth week as publisher of the Gonzales Inquirer, I want to reach out and thank the community for being so willing to help me find my way around. Some of you may know my husband … more

Ready, set, blow

“Life loves the person who dares to live it” – Maya Angelou. My birthday is extra special to me this year and it is because of you — well most of you anyway — my readers. It is one … more

Are you color blind?

For a large portion of my life I was like the character Chauncey Gardiner, played by Peter Sellers, in the movie “Being There.” I lived in a place that was always safe, loving and kind; oblivious … more

Keyboard activism is laissez-faire

Last month I wrote a column about the cycle that occurs after a mass shooting. As a reminder, I wrote that a mass shooting occurs, it trends on social media, thoughts and prayers are sent, nothing … more

WWE should take a page from NFL’s book

Something interesting is happening over the few past weeks in the world of professional wrestling. Yes, I can hear you groaning already but hear me out. You know all the concussion issues that … more

Jump on the Pokemon Go train

After seeing a sign at the Gonzales County Jail Museum asking visitors to refrain from playing Pokemon Go, we asked our readers, through Facebook, about their experiences with local businesses and … more

Eaters of the dead

One of the eeriest sights I’ve ever witnessed occurred on our property years ago. As my husband and I began our daily routine of feeding and watering the animals, we spotted some movement above us. … more

Appreciation for police going above and beyond

The other night my son was broke down on Hwy 97 and 2292 and a policeman, Officer Heart, brought him home. My son and I went back out to where he broke down and we called the highway patrol to help … more

Prayers are as useless as retweets and shares

This cycle seems to never end. A mass shooting occurs in the United States. It trends on Facebook and Twitter. Thoughts and prayers are sent. Memes are created to push whichever agenda you so … more

US Congress candidate responds to Vela’s letter

Whether it is Marco Rubio’s comments on Trump’s little hands, or, more recently, Congressman Filemon Vela’s suggestion that Trump take his wall and put it behind him, what we, the People, are … more

US Rep rips Trump in open letter

Dear Mr. Trump,  As the United States Representative for the 34th Congressional District of Texas, I do not disagree with everything you say. I agree that the United States Government has largely … more

Dope usage not news

As a NEWSpaper trying to justify itself your editorial policy does not support the health of the Gonzales community; shock is not news, nor is dope usage among the youth news yet that topic always … more

‘Grill’ surprises couple with pleasant experience

My husband and I had a very pleasant surprise last Saturday night that I want to tell you about. We took a chance and went to eat at the Lexington Grill in the Alcalde Hotel. I say we took a chance … more

Attempt to scare off birds is horrible

Whoever’s bright idea it was to shoot a boom cannon off at the square should have their head examined. What makes them think that shooting that thing off to try and scare off the birds will … more

Boys’ soccer opens doors for Hispanic community

Si se puede. I didn’t think I would write that sentence when I took on this job three years ago but sure enough, there it is in print. Si se puede, meaning (roughly) “yes we can” or more … more
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