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We citizens of the United States, regardless of political affiliation, have put up with more than eight years of back and forth on federal policy related to health care and health insurance. With the … more
To the Editor:After reading Rob Ford's recent article on Congressman Blake Farenthold's sexual harassment suit, I felt compelled to comment.At the time of Farenthold's initial win in 2010, Cameron … more
Hey there folks, are you hungry or what? Today we’re gonna be making “sweet chili garlic shrimp,” another dish that I happened upon recently that allowed me to use some giant Argentine … more
Congressman Vela’s decision to boycott the inauguration of the 45th president of the United States was disappointing, but not surprising. Citing objections to statements made by the president and … more
“Everyone you meet comes with baggage, find someone who cares enough to help you unpack.” ― Ziad K. Abdelnour I was talking to a very good friend who was discussing her feelings over … more
Editor’s Note: We will be publishing the chronological history of Gonzales County from Feb. 1 – Feb. 16 in this edition. Next week, we’ll publish the second half of the February … more
On Dec. 6, the Long Branch Book Club met to discuss Once Upon a Christmastime by local author Peggy Perry, a thought-provoking, heartwarming compilation of short stories. The club members all … more
Sometimes it seems like all the stars are in alignment. You know, when all sorts of things happen the way you expect them to be and everything turns out even better than hoped for, or when something … more
Dear Editor, The members of Memorial Hospital Auxiliary would like to express our thanks to the Heights of Gonzales for hosting the September meeting at their facility. The food was delicious and … more
In May of 2016, President Obama issued an edict that all school children could declare their own gender and use the restroom, locker room and shower of their choice. Thankfully, the … more
The memories of Thanksgiving are among the most precious memories I have. As a youngster, I grew up in the house of my grandparents. Every year on Thanksgiving all my mom’s siblings would … more
In my last column I’ve talked about how Senate Bill 2 or the “bathroom bill” is unnecessary. Its use would just be to add to a list of discriminatory laws against trans people. But I feel it is … more
I love Christmas, and usually look forward to all of the beautiful lights and celebrations. But this year? Not so much. This year I am without Zelma, my beloved mother-in-law. Zelma’s birthday is … more
Karen Jacobs passed this story along, kindly asking permission to use it. She and Keith Carter are renovating, restoring and, soon, opening the Long Branch Saloon on Military Square and thought it … more
Today, there is a battle for America like none that has ever been fought before. The battle is neither a physical, nor a political one. It is a spiritual war for the soul of America. Scripture says … more
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 … more
Dear Manager,The Waelder Homecoming Foundation Inc. is a non-profit community service organization. Over the last several years, we have donated over $20,000 to the Waelder area. The donations … more
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 … more
Dear Gonzales Inquirer,I am excited to share that thanks in part to Gonzales Inquirer’s support as an In-Kind Sponsor, the Relay For Life of Gonzales County was able to raise more than $62,655 … more
Dear Fellow Texans and U.S. Citizens,I have been incarcerated (wrongfully) for almost six years with the great possibility of release this year! As I am a 100 percent disabled Vietnam veteran and … more
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