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I was playing trivia at the Long Branch a few weeks ago when my teammate Philip Moore leaned over and whispered: “I’ve got six tickets to the Cody Jinks show in Corpus Christi on … more
We appreciate your gracious tribute to Leon Netardus written in the Gonzales Inquirer. Also the empty chair shown in the Leon Netardus Reading Room has special meaning. Leon sat in that chair and … more
Dear City of Gonzales, Thank you so much for your warm welcome this past week. The local merchants and the docents of the museum and Pioneer Village were fantastic! And I gotta say what a … more
As a subscriber to the Gonzales Inquirer I have noticed a huge void in recent issues. It is because the articles done by Pastor Lowery for the last 20 years weren’t there anymore. After … more
Come and Take It weekend means different things to different people. For me, it is the anniversary of when I first came to Gonzales. It was 2017 when yours truly first set foot in Gonzales. … more
Over the course of the past week and a half, the community of Gonzales has pulled off a couple of amazing events with great aplomb.  The two events were the Sisters on the Fly group holding … more
Gonzales Inquirer, On behalf of the Luling Watermelon Thump Association, I want to extend a heartfelt thank you for your advertising contribution. Support from businesses like yours are why we … more
Dear Sirs, I have noticed that Pastor Clint Lowery’s column has not been included in the last two editions of the Inquirer. I have found his columns to always be thought-provoking and … more
The community’s favorite weekend of the year is once again upon us as Gonzales gears up for the 63rd annual Come and Take It Celebration. The festival celebrates the historic first shot of Oct. … more
Sometimes on this journey called life, we are blessed to meet new people who can change our understanding of the way things are and the way things should be. I was fortunate to have it happen to me … more
1835: October 2, first shot fired in Texas Revolution after colonists refuse to surrender cannon saying, “Come and take it” October 11, Stephen F. Austin arrived and took command of … more
I was visiting with some friends about six weeks ago when I got a surprise message on my phone. I read the stunning message, and felt my pulse quicken. Not only was I startled by its content, but … more
Over the course of the past few weeks, the good citizens and clubs serving the community of Gonzales have asked me on three different occasions to participate as a judge in local cookoffs and … more
I was raised by my grandparents in Aberdeen, Md., and we visited people in nursing homes and hospitals so naturally, I did the same with Don, driving the children and I during most of our almost 60 … more
I wanted to express my disappointment that the explicit details, painting a vulgar picture, included in G. McGinley’s article concerning the alleged sexual assault charge against the … more
I wasn’t sure if I should start this column quoting Willie Nelson’s “On the Road Again” (I just can’t wait to get on the road again) or if I should recite the … more
It has been an interesting past few weeks to say the least. I attended my first ever NRA banquet, had guests over to the RV park to celebrate my new motor home, and even hosted a night of trivia … more
1835: 29, Mexican government in San Antonio demands return of cannon from citizens of Gonzales. 1842: September, Mexican General Adrian Woll attacked San Antonio and captured the members of … more
Editor note: This letter was written in response to Terence J. Fitzwater’s Publisher’s Perspective column titled “No question, GBRA must be eliminated” from the Aug. 29 … more
Dear friends, I am Patsy Virgil Scherrer, the president of the Passion for Paws Memorial Animal Shelter located on 761 CR 483, Nixon, Texas and as you might have heard, we have moved to a new … more
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