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Personal and professional advancement—here in Gonzales!

In a private conversation last week, someone asked, “What brought you to Gonzales?” It was easy for me to give the knee-jerk answer, as I was done putting up with Michigan winters. But as we … more

Leaving the dark place behind

"Let me take you to a dark place, where you've fallen victim to emotion. The moment you'll hate to see.Watching the Sun's light, as it begins to come through window's blind after no sleep. The … more

GBRA Board actions require immediate answers, overhaul

Recent actions and conduct by the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (GBRA) have raised serious questions about the board’s integrity and mission. In our opinion, enough is enough.Two weeks ago, … more

A little of this. A little of that.

Sometimes writing a weekly column can be stupefying. Occasionally when I sit down at the keyboard all that appears in my brain is blank, dry air. Nothing at all comes to mind (OK, I know this is a … more

We can learn from the Class of 2018

Funny that high school graduates are acting more mature and with more courage than the adults we have both on Facebook and in this very newspaper. Welcome to 2018. Let’s begin with the … more

Staying gold

“You’re not going to get very far in life based on what you already know. You’re going to advance in life by what you’re going to learn after you leave here.” Charlie Munger Education … more

This month in Gonzales history

1853: June 4, The first issue of the weekly Gonzales Inquirer begun by S.W. Smith and David Darst came off the presses. It is one of the oldest Texas papers still in existence. It was then located … more

Constitutional convention is a bad idea

Dear editor,A constitutional convention is a really bad idea contrary to what some good intentioned conservatives are promoting. Our constitution has served us well for longer than any other in the … more

Concerned about newsprint tariff

Editor’s note: A Gonzales native who currently lives in New Mexico sent this letter to the editor to her local newspapers and thought it would be appropriate for the Gonzales Inquirer as well. … more

Deadpool 2: Almost Too Much Fun

Deadpool 2 is a touching love story just like its predecessor was, with, of course, an unhealthy dose of flying bullets, humor and profanity. Some viewers commented that they couldn’t wait for the … more

Seeing the Great State of Texas

Memorial Day weekend in Texas. It was the best of times; it was the worst of times. At least that’s how it rolled for me. I got to see a lot of the Lone Star State this past weekend. On … more

Toy soldier

I getting ready to show my age but when I was a youngster my brothers had a great collection of the green army men that were posed in different ways usually with weapons of battle, as well as other … more

Scammed

We were scammed! [Last Wednesday] morning our granddaughter called in tears. She had been in an accident. She was on the way to the doctor with strep throat and hit the back of a car. It was an … more

Memorial Day lunch

On Memorial Day, we ate lunch at GG's in response to their invitation to Veterans and their families, and the families of Veterans who gave their lives for our country. Dinner too was an option, … more

My life with my father

Memorial Day weekend is once again upon us, and as I get older, it gets harder and harder for me to deal with. It’s a personal thing, and it’s all about me and my dad. I can’t do Memorial … more

Take it while it's hot!

"Summertime is always the best of what might be" - Charles Bowden As May is at its halfway mark, we in Texas start our summer and summertime in Texas is an experience. Summers in Texas seem to last … more

12 Strong: Insightful, enlightening adventure

On May 3, the Long Branch Book Club met to discuss 12 Strong, a novel previously titled Horse Soldiers based on the true accounts of U.S. troops’ excursions in Afghanistan. Written by … more

Taking pride in cleaning up Gonzales

While volunteering to clean up trash along the highway near JB Wells, I was honored to see our Gonzales Tourism Director Clint Hille pull up. He promptly jumped out of his truck, grabbed garbage … more

Striving for words upon a loss

When I woke up last Thursday morning, I knew something was wrong. I just didn’t know how bad it was going to be.My day started as it usually does, with me picking up my phone and seeing what … more

Slip slidin' away

“Every song ends but is that any reason not to enjoy the music?” – Peyton SawyerOne day in each of our life’s we all wake up one morning and realize we’re not children … more
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