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‘Gonzales will always be home’

After spending five years as part of Gonzales ISD, head boys basketball coach A.J. Irwin will be joining the Burnett ISD athletic program, assisting on the boys basketball team. The decision to move …

Cardinals win Henderson Cup for 4th consecutive year For the fourth year in a row, Shiner St. Paul High School has been named the recipient of the Henderson Cup. The Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) gives this award to the …
Opinion
Publisher’s Perspective

Observations on the 4th July Weekend

I am starting to feel my age.  After celebrating my birthday last Wednesday, I also participated in the July 4th Concert Series and fireworks, an evening in Shiner at the Half Moon Festival, …
Publisher’s Perspective

Landmark day

Today is a landmark day for me.  It is my birthday. Today I turn 62. Yes, today is the day I can legally retire, start collecting social security and enjoying the life of an old duffer. It …

This month in Gonzales History

1826: July 2, first Anglo Gonzales settlement attacked by Indians – settlers evacuate the area 1850: July 1, City Council ordained that south one-half of Church Square (Block 32) be …

To Float or Not to Float

To float or not to float? That is the question. Or maybe I should say: that was the question. Within the last 10 days, there were two unexpected notices announcing the dual postponements of the …
Publisher’s Perspective

A Grand Canyon challenge and epiphany

Two years ago today, I started on the most epic adventure of my lifetime. It was the fulfillment of a 50-year life-long dream, an epiphany for my outlook on life, and was the catalyst for my …
Publisher's Perspective

Life with father — a personal story

Father’s Day weekend is upon us, and this year I am having all sorts of conflicting emotions about Father’s Day. I am musing a lot about my relationship to this weekend and am thinking …
Publisher’s Perspective

The longest day was my best day

There was a moment a long time ago when Hell tried to rule the planet. It was a time of evil, of hate, and some of the vilest men in history. It was a time of giants, when true legends came …
EDITORIAL

Legislature rams through amendment making it easier to raise property taxes without adequate notice

This is a sad day in the history of governance in Texas.Saturday night, in less than an hour's time,  both houses of the Texas Legislature overwhelmingly approved an amendment to the property …
This week's poll question
Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine predicted the Gonzales Apaches will placed third in District 15-4AD1 behind La Vernia and Boerne (in that order). How well do you think the Apaches will play in the five-team district?

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