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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

Remembering Pearl Harbor Day — Always

As the pages of December continue to turn, a significant day jumps off the calendar: December 7th. Does that date have any meaning to you? It does to me. Please indulge me as I explain why … more

Broken Arrowz: Small town boys making big city noise

“You’re an adder in the daisieswaiting for your chance,to find someone to help bring you back” - Jeremy AlvarezThrow a rock or better yet, a guitar pick from anywhere in the … more

‘Old Man’s War’

On Nov. 1, the Long Branch Book Club met to discuss Old Man’s War by John Scalzi. While all the readers found the premise of joining the space military at age 75 intriguing, a couple members … more

Follow the rules or your heart?

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

Happy Birthday VFW 4817 Gonzales

On Nov. 27, the Gonzales Post 4817 turned 72 years old. The real question is, will it be 73? Membership is down at the Post, state and nation. We are at this time 33,000 members down from the same … more

Questions on the Gonzales Youth Center

Dear Editor,I want to say how great the staff at the Gonzales Youth Center is. The kids seem to really like them. I have some questions about the website information and the Board. Why does the … 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

Disappointment in GISD

Dear Gonzales Inquirer,I have never written a letter to the editor but I felt like I should because other people feel the same way. I used to live in Gonzales and come here to visit my kinfolk and … more

Special election turnout

Editor:I sat as a clerk in Precinct 2 & 11 for the Constitutional Amendment Special Election. I am sorry to say that we only garnered 38 votes at our polling place. That is about the same as the … 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

Sunflowers

When I was a child – maybe six years old – I had this brilliant idea. I wanted to grow sunflowers. My mother agreed. So, I crawled around out in the family garden and I poked holes in the soil. I … more

Must do better with mental health

I don’t have the answers. Neither do our nation’s leaders apparently. But apparently there are a lot of explanations. By now we know the details to the shooting in Sutherland Springs. What … more

Twenty Six

The age-old question of why bad things happen to good people seems to be on the lips of many Texans this past week in the wake of the recent shooting in Sutherland Springs. I, like many of you, seek … 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

Preservation of history

Mr. Torres,Several weeks ago, I visited the Gonzales Archives to research some family history and spent some time reviewing documents which were available nowhere else. I also had the opportunity to … more

Ancient Egypt lives again

On Oct. 4, the Long Branch Book Club met to discuss Nefertiti by Michelle Moran. Scholars agree Nefertiti was a revolutionary queen of Ancient Egypt. They also concur that she was a one of the great … 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

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

In the pink

Most of us are aware that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and also that the color pink is symbolized with breast cancer. I love the color pink especially with the hope and support it … more
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