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After reading Ross Ramsey's editorials the last couple of weeks makes me yearn for our recent editor, Terry Fitzwater, who recently moved. Ramsey's two recent oped pieces, one on Religion and the … more
During this time of social distancing and reduced social interactions, 4-H members are not able to participate in the activities we are used to doing, such as: shows, meets, competitions, meetings … more
1836: April 21, victory at San Jacinto means Texas is now a free republic   1887: March 2, a candy pulling was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Fly. March 12, the Houston … more
As the city, county, and state continue trashing the economy and at present ask people to stay home and with threats of fines for associating with over 10 people, I have a question. (One city, so … more
Gonzales County experienced its first confirmed case of the coronavirus on Monday when a Nixon man tested positive for having the virus. The news was released by Gonzales Emergency Management and … more
Over the course of my years in Gonzales, there have been many stories and events that have touched me or have been very profound for our community. In my last column, I thought I’d try and lay … more
On March 21, the board of directors of the Gonzales Emergency Services District (ESD) and the Gonzales Emergency Management Services (EMS) met at the EMS training room to discuss a possible merger … more
In maintaining diligent efforts to protect the public health of our community, The City of Gonzales is reminding its citizens of the guidelines set in place with the Declaration of Public Health … more
Been shedding a lot of tears lately… Seems ‘everything’ is “happening”! Terrence Fitzwater — we’re going to miss you! Lucky — … more
On Monday of last week, Mayor Connie Kacir called a special meeting of the Gonzales City Council to set the social distancing policy at 50 people or less. This limitation was pegged to the Center for … more
I was in the same place at the same time with someone who’s tested positive for the Coronavirus. I wasn’t around this person closely and I haven’t shown symptoms in the 10 days … more
The long and winding road that led me to the door of Gonzales has an ending. On Monday, April 6, I will become the new editor and publisher of the Kingsville Record in Kingsville, Texas. It is a … more
The Gonzales County Senior Citizens Association, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. Our operation serves Gonzales County with a Home Delivered Meal Program and Rural Transit Service. With … more
All day long we have been talking to businesses directly affected by the governor's edict this afternoon. This is going to cost many their jobs, secondary income sources and maybe close a few … more
Thank you for donating to our annual scholarship auction. We had a great turnout and everyone had a fun time. Thanks to supporters like you, we were able to help area students further their … more
The green river water rippled around the trunks of ancient cypress trees. Fish lazily turned up their tails. Turtles plopped into the green water off of their logs from warming in the summer sun. … more
Suddenly we are a country at war with biology. The coronavirus pandemic has taken over our lives and some of us are behaving badly. Instead of battling the outbreak with calm and resolve, some … more
The coronavirus has made its impact felt in Gonzales. On Sunday, the city of Gonzales declared a state of emergency in an attempt to contain the coronavirus pandemic. On Monday, the county … more
 A message to our readers: With COVID-19 developing in our state and country, our commitment is to adhere to the strictest of Centers for Disease Control (CDC) advice, and the protocols … more
Just over a year ago my friend and compadre Egon Barthels invited me to lunch at the Running M. He said the purpose of the luncheon was to introduce me to the owner of No Bull Radio. He also promised … more
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