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It’s Saturday morning, Oct. 20. It’s 7:30 in the morning, and I wake up to face the day with a sense of great anticipation and hope juxtaposed to a high level of anxiety. It is a day of two … more
Hello friends,When God created all the rivers and lakes he allowed for them to all flow freely and flood down in to the seas.Modern man has decided it is good idea now to redesign God’s rivers … more
Hi folks, hoping all is well with you and yours. Seems like every time I sit down to write this column it's raining again. If it's still happening during our next drought, I might have a money maker … more
”Love each other, or perish.” Those words were penned by a longtime colleague of mine — Mitch Albom of the Detroit Free Press. He penned those words writing the best-selling book Tuesdays … more
On Oct. 9, the Long Branch Book Club met to discuss, Cell by Stephen King and to celebrate what would have been the late Keith Carter’s 53rd birthday. The group had mixed reactions to Cell, but … more
Hey Gonzales, where's the time go? It's mid-October already and the blackbirds, coming for the sunflower seeds, are starting to arrive. It amazes me how so many birds can fly in formation, making … more
Happy anniversary to me! And happy anniversary to the wonderful community of Gonzales! Happy anniversary? What’s that you say? It was one year ago Friday that yours truly stepped foot in the … more
Texas hunting licenses for the 2018-2019 sporting year are on sale and the hunting season is in full swing. When purchasing a new hunting license, Texas hunters have the opportunity to make a … more
Editor:This is a follow up to the letter I sent about posting information signs about election at the entry to HEB and Walmart. As I stated, they flatly refused, saying they do not get involved in … more
Hey y’all, hope everyone has fully recovered from “Come and Take It.” For several years, the church we attended ran a food booth and our church band played there, we all had a great time and a … more
Dear Editor:I would like for all to consider the candidacy of Eric Holguin for the 27th Texas Congressional district. Eric favors creating jobs through infrastructure repair and improvements, which … more
Dear Editor:This is really a letter to Gonzales county’s gentlemen and ladies who have a heart for elder care residents.You may be acquainted with what CASA volunteers do for children in the … more
A community wide thank you to all the first responders and community members that came together to host the third annual National Night Out. The NNO program is a grassroots effort put on by … more
To all our guests who have come to celebrate this weekend we’d like to offer a sincere welcome to Gonzales. We’re sure you will have a blast at the Come and Take It Festival! Whether you are … more
It’s 2:45 a.m., and I’m driving through Smiley, Texas. I’m tired, grouchy, and just trying to get through this unexpected, unwanted late-night drive. The thought keeps running through my … more
What time is it? That's right, time to come and shake it at “Come and Take it! Y’all enjoy, be safe and have fun. Missed talking to you a couple of weeks ago, but the Inquirer needed to give a … more
1835 : Oct. 2, first shot fired in Texas Revolution after colonists refuse to surrender cannon saying, “Come and take it” Oct. 11, Stephen F. Austin arrived and took command of … more
I used to live in Gonzales and still have relatives there and visit them as much as I can. I try to keep up with things and don’t know what happened to the good people that used to live there. … more
With the anniversary of the first shot for Texas Independence rapidly approaching, I decided to take a short drive out to Cost to look at the First Shot Memorial out on 97. I had a friend in town … more
Dear Gonzales ISD School and community family, School, with all of the wonderful activity of students laughing, reading, writing, discussing, participating and a myriad of other activities, is … more
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