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Folks, We write to you with an urgent message. The City of Gonzales needs your help. We have a crisis situation and it needs a decisive response. The City will have a Tax Rollback election on … more
1836: 23, siege of the Alamo began 1852: 29, Presbyterian Church of Gonzales organized, meeting in various buildings. 1854: 11, cornerstone laid for new Baptist church 18, 50-75 … more
Tomorrow (Friday) is the deadline day to file for various races around the county. In the city of Gonzales, seats that are up for grab include the mayoral position and two school board seats. As of … 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
In February of 1836, Colonel William Barret Travis sent a letter from the Alamo “To the People of Texas and All Americans in the World.” The letter was sent under great duress, as Barret … 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
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
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
I am excited to report that the Texas House recently passed my legislation to provide a stable funding source for Texas state parks. It now awaits one final vote in the senate before heading to … more
1854: May 6, the contract for the Female Academy has been let to John Mooney May 13, a supper was held and $250 was raised for completion of the Methodist Church … more
The second annual Gonzales Inquirer Come and Taste It Craft Beer and Wine festival this past weekend reminded of the title of one of Charles Dickens’ novels. It felt like A Tale of Two Cities. … more
It’s hard to believe, but Saturday is the 50th anniversary of man stepping on to the moon for the first time. It seems like only yesterday. On July 20, 1969 Neil Armstrong took the fateful … 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
There are times when we all have to make life decisions, most often having to do with our relationships, dreams, aspirations. The original definition of courage when it first came into the English … more
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