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“We’ve never done it that way before.”The expression was well worn before the pandemic came along. Lately, creative juices have been milked dry for new ways to conduct … more
Q. Our tomatoes have done very well this spring. I think they have the potential to continue producing this fall. They are Red Snapper, Tycoon, BHN 968, HM 8849 and all the recommended varieties. … more
Dear Editor:I am writing to express my displeasure with the poll question you published in this week's paper. The primary question is irrelevant, because the death of George Floyd and renaming the … more
Gov. Greg Abbott didn’t predict that the number of COVID-19 cases would fall as the state allowed businesses and cultural centers to reopen. In fact, he said allowing more people back into public … more
Hey there folks, hope life’s treating you well, in spite of circumstances. It’s imperative that we keep our outlook as positive as humanly possible. A good attitude will not only help us … more
Q. What is the best way to keep lesser goldfinches in the landscape? They visited our sunflower seed feeders this winter but we need to quit feeding seed for a while so we can reduce a rat problem.A. … more
It is ironic that author/broadcasting legend Garrison Keillor’s mythical hometown of Lake Wobegon is only an hour’s “crow fly” journey from Minneapolis.I saunter in where … more
Dear Editor, We would like to thank everyone that made our Memorial Day fish fry such a great success. Thank you members, auxiliary volunteers, and everyone that bought plates. God bless you … more
If anybody can ask hard questions, the award has to go to the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage. She knows how to ask a question and, more importantly, when to ask a particular question.Throughout … more
Describing the onion as a “lowly vegetable” didn’t set well with the late Othal Brand, for 20 years the McAllen mayor who cleared many hurdles during his 90-year earthly … more
I must admit that I do gravel a lot in thinking about my thoughts. It has been a habit of mine down through the years. Thinking is what really makes life worth living, or so I believe.My father had a … more
In January this year, the world watched as China became the epicenter forCovid-19. It began spreading country to country eventually reaching the United States impacting tens of thousands of lives. In … more
Dear Editor, As an avid weekly reader of the Inquirer I am sick of seeing the COVID count headlines. This is very misleading as someone at a glance may think that is active cases which is by no means … more
Dear Editor,I understand that there is a petition moving around to remove the mayor. I’m wondering, what is the motivation for such an action? Is it that she wants a code of ethics? A code of … more
Dear Editor,Daryl Aubin is a Gonzales hero for what he did early this morning (May 28).He was on the way to work on FM 532 at 5 a.m. and almost ran into a huge tree blown over by the storm and … more
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 … more
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 … more
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, … more
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 … more
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 … more
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