This week's poll question
Ted Cruz’s campaign as well as pro-Cruz groups have launched multiple attack ads toward challenger Beto O’Rourke. The ads target various topics such as the national anthem controversy and O’Rourke’s usage of curse words. What’s your opinion on the ads?

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Publisher’s Perspective

Fake News: The life and times of Billy and Andy Berger

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 …
Editor’s Playbook

Accept both good and bad of capitalism

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 …
Long Branch Book Club

Women, comanches and zombies, oh my

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 …
Publisher’s Perspective

Losing my religion at College Station: Go Aggies

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 …

Don't mess with Texas history

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 …