Local News

Santa is coming to town Nov. 28

Watch for Santa in his sleigh from Carriages, Camels and Critters on St. Vincent Street, Fair Street, St. Louis Street, St. Paul Street, St. Lawrence Street and Robertson Street at 6 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 28.

GEDC to discuss digital billboards for downtown, industrial park

The Gonzales Economic Development Corporation is set to meet on Monday, Nov. 23 at 6 p.m. in the Gonzales Municipal building at 820 St. Joseph Street. On the agenda are a business incentive grant application, as well as digital billboards to replace signage at the Gonzales Industrial Park and in the downtown area.

J.B. Wells Advisory Board to meet Tuesday

The J.B. Wells Advisory Board will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 24 in the J.B. Wells Show Barn at 2301 CR 197 Gonzales, TX. Items for discussion on the agenda include past and upcoming events, concession RFPs, and the J.B. Wells marquee.

City of Gonzales Code of Ethics amended

Amendments to the Code of Ethics and Conduct for City Employees were approved at the Nov. 16 Gonzales City Council meeting. City Attorney Daniel Santee previously characterized this amendment as being necessary to ensure all parties in an ethics inquiry receive due process. 

NSCISD and GISD return to remote learning Nov. 30, WISD extends winter break

Nixon-Smiley Consolidated Independent School District and Gonzales Independent School District will return to remote learning from Nov. 30 to Dec. 4. Waelder Independent School District has extended its Winter Break from Friday, Nov. 20 to Jan. 11, 2021.

First Shot Cookoff-Elks Lodge makes donations to local charities

On Tuesday, Nov. 3, the the First Shot Cookoff-Elks Committee presented checks in the amount of $1,500 each to Foster Children Christmas Fund, Norma's House, Gonzales County Senior Citizens and the Veteran's Memorial. These funds were made available from the Lodge's gun raffle.

East Avenue Primary receives donation from Gonzales Health System

Gonzales HealthCare rallied together and donated an assortment of supplies for Gonzales East Avenue Primary students. Supplies included clothing items, school supplies as well as monetary donations for additional supplies and resources that can be readily available for GISD students and families in need.
Opinion
LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Unhappy with GISD’s COVID-19 response

The Gonzales Independent school district has created an unsafe environment for not only the students but the teachers as well. There has been unrest in the high school since the first six weeks of …
LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Change in City Council District 4

Dear Editor; I am writing this letter as a citizen that is witnessing change in Gonzales. I live in District 4 and I have been a tireless advocate for the people in our community that wanted true, …
COMMENTARY

A tip of the hat to my old football coach

Please indulge me an excursion beyond the borders of Gonzales County, Texas. I was born and raised in Los Angeles – hop I-10 West for about 1,400 miles and jump on I-5 North and exit off Los …
COMMENTARY

Government must be open with easy access 

Reopening public places amid the COVID-19 pandemic should certainly be carried out with caution. Government offices are no exception. Yet citizens must have the ability to watch over their …
Photo galleries
PHOTO GALLERY: Gonzales at Floresville Girls Basketball on Nov. 20, 2020
Here is a photo gallery from the Lady Apaches win over Floresville on Nov. 20.  Read More
PHOTO GALLERY: La Grange at Gonzales Girls Basketball in Nov. 10, 2020
Here are photos from the Gonzales High School girls basketball team's 61-44 win over La Grange on Nov. 10, 2020.  Read More
PHOTO GALLERY: Gonzales at Cuero Football, Nov. 6, 2020
Here are photos from the Apaches' season-ending football game at Cuero on Nov. 6, 2020.  Read More
PHOTO GALLERY; Gonzales vs. Navasota Football on Oct. 30, 2020
Here are photos from the Gonzales High School football teams' 47-36 loss to Navasota on Oct. 30, 2020. Read More