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Stars aligning for history enthusiasts

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

Access for all to National Night Out

I am the product of law enforcement. My mother was a drug interdiction officer and my father a sheriff's deputy. I was raised under a close eye and never allowed to get too far from home. There … more

Lest We Forget

Compassion is all I ask. And compassion I won’t get. Because instead of sitting there and wondering how the other side feels, we parrot talking points that match our political views. “It’s … more

Loving Lorrie

“Never apologize for what you feel. It’s like saying sorry for being real” – Lil Wayne As I grow older it becomes harder to keep up false pretenses. It seems I have a love/hate … more

When thou doest alms…

I may not attend mass as regularly as the next Catholic, but there are plenty of lessons I learned from the church. One of the most important lessons, which funny enough may contradict with my … more

Passing the gravy

Where did the year go? Here it is just a few days from Thanksgiving and before you know it, Christmas and New Year’s Eve will be upon us. Along with the turkey dinner this Thursday, many of you … more

Can’t ‘stick to sports’

I try to stick to sports, I really do. But when President Donald Trump inserts himself into my world, what am I to do? President Trump decided to weigh in on the peaceful protesting during the … more

Life is a soundtrack

“Music is my life, the lyrics are my story.” - Benjamen Kalone I believe music can affect people in so many different ways. To me, music is more than just something to listen to or … more

Becoming a better neighbor

Over the course of the past week, I have had a couple of wonderful meetings with people in the community that have really enlightened me about the wonderful city of Gonzales. On Friday, I had … more

The times are changing at The Gonzales Inquirer

It should come as no surprise that the turning of the page on the calendar from 2017 to 2018 promises lots of changes for our readers in the coming year. It also means a lot of changes are coming … more

Learning to unpack

“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

Eat, drink, be scary

Seriously, what has happened to Halloween? I’m not one of these too-holy-for-Halloween types. I love holidays and I especially like ones that celebrate children, creativity and involves the … more

Important for all to vote

Editor:For all who are not informed, there is an election to adopt or reject amendments to the Texas constitution. It has not been well advertised but it is important that all go to the polls and … more

Addressing concerns on taxation

Fellow Residents:The purpose of today’s letter is to address citizen concerns over the increase in taxation and several fees that the City levies for utilities and services that we all … more

Battle of the underdogs

There are two spots you want to be in as a sports team when entering a game. You either want to be motivated by your dominance, wanting to show yet again why your team is great, or you want to be the … more

I’m not from anywhere

I’ve got to admit, these past few weeks have been tough on me personally. The stresses of putting out a Fall Sports special section (which by the way is the best one we’ve ever produced since … more

‘Walk on what?’

I can’t believe two months have gone by since I moved back to Texas.It has been a whirlwind experience, with trips to Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio, Houston and most recently, … more

GISD expanding opportunities for students

Dear Gonzales ISD School and Community Family, Happy New Year 2018! We wish you a wonderful year ahead filled with many blessings. Our early days back have been super busy, productive and … more

Health care for all

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

Reader suggests Farenthold should resign

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
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