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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
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
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
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
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
"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
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
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
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
“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
A message to all the voters in Gonzales County. After the dismal turnout of voters in the original primary election everyone needs to get out and vote to solve the runoffs that were created by low … more
Dear Editor,Last Thursday we attended the presentation given by the Alamo representative at the Gonzales Junior High Auditorium. The audience was made up of a few interested citizens, some school … more
This is a tough column to write. Where do I begin to say thank you to all of the wonderful people who helped make the Inaugural Gonzales Inquirer Craft Beer, Wine and Art Festival such an … more
Police, EMS, firemen and the American soldier are people that I believe are called to public safety service. They have that special something in their blood that wants to protect and serve others. … more
As a resident of our county, I am wondering what is going on in our small town. It seems that every time I open up the paper, the city has issued out a new tax, a new fee, or a new ordinance designed … more
Dear Editor,I would like to remind all your readers about the Harwood Garage Sale Saturday, May 5 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Harwood Community Center north of 90 on Dillworth. At 6 p.m. in HCC there … more
1846- May 13, war between Mexico and USA breaks out1854- May 6, the contract for the Female Academy has been let to John Mooney- May 13, a supper was held and $250 was raised for completion of the … more
Welcome to the inaugural Come and Taste It Craft Beer, Wine and Art Festival. Sponsored by this newspaper, in conjunction with the Gonzales Main Street Program, the Come and Taste It Festival is … more
When I woke up this past weekend, one of the first things I saw on my Facebook feed was this post from my friend Egon Kyle:The Twin Sisters were wheeled into position, and the whole line, led by … more
Sometimes you have to go through things and not around them, especially when faced with the diagnosis of cancer. This November will mark my fourth year in remission and I know that I am one of the … more
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