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Gonzales Inquirer: Texas is a warm and welcoming state, but you wouldn't know it to look at what our legislators have been up to in Austin. This session legislators have proposed two dozen … more
I have a confession to make. I’m a wrestling fan. I’ve snuck in two wrestling columns in the four years I’ve been working here, so if you’ve been an avid reader of my writing, first off, … more
I think 80% of you will agree with me. I should not define your news. It would be an insult to you and make me less of a journalist or publisher. News is real stuff. We fret over it. We even … more
Dear Editor: In regards to your article “Council approves certificate of obligation sale to fund hydroelectric repairs”, I was intrigued in many ways. 1) You did not publicize the vote; who … more
Dear Editor, In my last year as Chairperson for Project Graduation, I want to make sure some folks are recognized for their tremendous support of our students. First and foremost, I want to thank … more
As soon as I saw video of David Dao, the Elizabethtown doctor yanked from the United flight, I set my stopwatch to see how long it would take for a news outlet to publish a “Dao isn’t an innocent … more
Senator Tom Cotton’s proposed RAISE Act to cap the number of refugees allowed into the United States relies upon some dubious logic. But on one point, I agree. Limiting the number of people into … more
In an era where it's cool to say “participation trophies are what's wrong with America,” (as if millennials invented participation trophies...please...) maybe it'll be “uncool” of me to say … more
Dear editor, I am writing this letter because I saw a former Gonzales police officer and former sheriff’s deputy on the news for breaking the law. This former officer who was currently working … more
I have for a long time been a wearer of tattoos. I wear my tattoos with pride, as each stands for a particular time in my life. I have encountered many people of many varied opinions on the … more
Karen Jacobs passed this story along, kindly asking permission to use it. She and Keith Carter are renovating, restoring and, soon, opening the Long Branch Saloon on Military Square and thought it … more
Editor: We have just gone through another attempt to eliminate the ACA passed by Democrats many years ago. The repeal of ACA and Replace with a Trump promised health care bill was not good enough … more
God states this in Genesis. But we are spitting in God’s face, wantonly destroying his creation. The state is putting “poison” on the side of roadways to kill off hogs but they also kill deer, … more
Last Thursday night I went to the Lynn Theater to watch Beauty and the Beast. I figured I'd grab a bite to eat first then walk on over a few minutes ahead of time to grab a good seat. As I walked … more
If anyone asked me 30 years ago what my goal was, I would have replied (without one hint of modesty) my intention was to become publisher of the New York Times. At the time, I was publisher of a … more
This is going to sound a bit repetitive, but with the recent editorial by Senator Lois Kolkhorst penned, I felt it necessary to yet again talk about Senate Bill 6 also known as the Texas Privacy Act … more
In May of 2016, President Obama issued an edict that all school children could declare their own gender and use the restroom, locker room and shower of their choice. Thankfully, the … more
To the citizens of Gonzales To whoever is trimming the trees in the Sarah DeWitt Drive median - Thank you. Your efforts, while noticed not only by those of us that live here, will also be noticed … more
Rachel Ammons is a singer-songwriter and the most apolitical person in the universe. It surprised me to see the reaction for an opinion she wrote extolling the virtues of getting along. Her … more
Wednesday night I stared at a jumbled mess of words in a document on my computer screen just wondering how I can put together these puzzle pieces and create the masterpiece that is my column. OK, … more
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