Opinion

Please pardon our dust

My name is Joe Southern and I’m the interim editor for the next couple of weeks at the Gonzales Inquirer. Normally I am the editor of The Sealy News. Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic and …

Vote-by-mail options are confusing

Confused? Nervous that what you heard Tuesday about how to vote in Texas was illegal again Wednesday? Fretting that you might accidentally commit fraud by casting your ballot …

We still look in both directions

It’s a parental directive virtually all of us have lodged in our minds dating back to childhood days when our memories started to take root.“Look both directions,” they implored, …

Pray, act, and accept

Hello again, hope you’re all doing well and taking reasonable precautions as we move forward in reopening “America 2.0.” It’s been a weird year so far, something we’ve never been through …

The best plants for attracting butterflies

Q. What are the best plants for attracting butterflies to our landscape?A. My favorites are zinnias, milkweed, porter weed and mistflowers in the summer supplemented by lantanas and salvias. In the …

This month in Gonzales history

1718: May 1, San Antonio de Valero Mission (the Alamo) was founded by the Spanish.   1833: May 1, the city fathers resolved it would be lawful to kill “unmarct” wild hogs …
Letter to the Editor

GCAM not accepting clothing; food, monetary donations still OK

Gonzales Christian Assistance Ministry (GCAM) would like to let the citizens of Gonzales County know for the present time we cannot accept donations of clothing and household goods. We do want to say …
Letter to the Editor

Elected officials need to be held accountable

In regards to last week’s letter to the editor - I offer the following. Everyone is entitled to their opinion, regardless of their zip code. Mr. Lawrence stated the obvious - I do not reside …
Letter to the editor

Move to Gonzales if you want to be involved

I am offended. As I read the Opinion page, I noted a letter railing against the Gonzales City Council and a councilman. They also referred to portions of our City’s Charter. Excuse me, if you …
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Cardinals release postseason honors list

The Shiner St. Paul Cardinals recently announced the boys basketball players who were named to the all-district teams and the all-state teams. Named to TAPPS District 5-2A all-district first team …

UIL, TAPPS cancels all remaining spring activities After Governor Greg Abbott announced that all Texas schools are to remain closed to in-person learning for the remainder of the school year, both the University Interscholastic League (UIL) and the …