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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
1718: May 1, San Antonio de Valero Mission (the Alamo) was founded by the Spanish.   1833: May 1, the city fathers resolved it would be lawful to kill “unmarct” wild hogs … more
Gonzales Christian Assistance Ministry (GCAM) would like to let the citizens of Gonzales County know for the present time we cannot accept donations of clothing and household goods. We do want to say … more
In regards to last week’s letter to the editor - I offer the following. Everyone is entitled to their opinion, regardless of their zip code. Mr. Lawrence stated the obvious - I do not reside … more
I am offended. As I read the Opinion page, I noted a letter railing against the Gonzales City Council and a councilman. They also referred to portions of our City’s Charter. Excuse me, if you … more
On April 2, 2020, Councilman Tommy Shurig made an unjustifiable post on social media wherein he spoke of a homeless individual sleeping in front of a business located in historic downtown Gonzales, … more
To whom it may concern. Kudos to the Gonzales Chamber for being a voice for your business community during these trying times.  I’m from Goldthwaite, and you’re probably … more
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