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I am never going to answer another phone call after 11 p.m. at night. They are never expected, and they almost always have bad — if not horrific — news. Sunday night was no … more
On Saturday, March 16 voters in the city of Gonzales will go to the polls to decide if the city’s assessed tax rate should be abated and rolled back from the current rate of .3050 to .2248. The … more
Thank you for paying for my groceries at the beginning of the month. I really appreciate her for paying it. Editor’s note: The Inquirer received a phone call from a reader currently in … more
To the citizens of Gonzales: For several years prior to 2017, the City of Gonzales had engaged in the practice of keeping the property tax as low as possible. In fact, the current rate in Gonzales … more
To the chicken rights protesters and those who make tiny cactus: Thank you for visiting our community and providing fodder for our café conversations. Although it is small, this … more
Idle thoughts on a February morning: --Where is all the time going? I can’t believe that we are already ¾ of the way through this month! In eight days, it’s March! For my two … more
To my fellow citizens of the City of Gonzales, There is coming up an opportunity to vote on whether you want the City to have an opportunity to grow and prosper, or to continue the decline into … more
As the 20th century began, our wonderful home of Gonzales was a thriving community. We were the center of cotton, cattle and commerce. At the time, our ancestors built the many beautiful homes that … more
In the event you have not been paying attention to local events lately, we are going to have a RECALL election concerning the correct tax rate for the city. This is permitted … more
Kudos: To the citizens of Gonzales for standing up for their rights to a rollback election on this liberal over taxation issue. The citizens of our community are starting to understand the conception … 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
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
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
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
Over the course of the past number of days, I have been thinking about the Hot Rod and Hatters Car Show that came to town. I have heard all sorts of comments on the event and have been asked … more
The Hot Rods and Hatters car show is rolling into town this weekend, and I for one am thrilled about the potential it has to for doing and bringing good things to the city of Gonzales. Hundreds … more
Re: Erik McCowan’s “School Choice But for Who?” (Public Schools versus Charter, private or religious school? Quote: “To use taxpayer money to fund private, often … more
I first saw the Florida Keys in the spring of 1979.It was Spring Break of my senior year in college, and my old college buddies Kevin Rowell, Tim Havasi, Timmy Prough and Brad Niederquill decided we needed to go play in the Florida more
Growing up, my biggest pet peeve was not being trusted. To be more specific, I hated when someone called me a liar, especially when I was telling the God-honest truth. I’ve told a white lie or two … more
Editor’s Note: Gonzales Congressman Michael Cloud recently sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking him to not divert money previously allocated for Hurricane Harvey relief in order to … more
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