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It should come as no surprise that the turning of the page on the calendar from 2017 to 2018 promises lots of changes for our readers in the coming year. It also means a lot of changes are coming … more
This past year I’ve noticed a few changes in my life that are subtle, but are signs of growing up. One of which stares at me as I type away on my computer at the office. My coffee cup. I’ve … more
To whom it may concern:What happened to the building that housed the Ottine post office? It’ be a shame if it were destroyed. I went by there and everything is gone. Frank C. HindsLuling more
In the last 10 years the leaders of Gonzales have spent over a million on fun things, a Ranch, water park etc.I have a idea for the next quarter million. A nineteenth hole of the golf course starting … more
Besides “voter oppression,” do you want to know what the two worst words are in this current climate of democracy? “Ran unopposed.” Yet you’ll be reading that phrase a lot this … more
The holiday season officially started on the last Friday of November, when Black Friday shoppers either get trampled on or are part of the herd at Walmart and other retail stores. The long lines turn … more
I love Christmas, and usually look forward to all of the beautiful lights and celebrations. But this year? Not so much. This year I am without Zelma, my beloved mother-in-law. Zelma’s birthday is … more
On Dec. 6, the Long Branch Book Club met to discuss Once Upon a Christmastime by local author Peggy Perry, a thought-provoking, heartwarming compilation of short stories. The club members all … more
To the Editor:After reading Rob Ford's recent article on Congressman Blake Farenthold's sexual harassment suit, I felt compelled to comment.At the time of Farenthold's initial win in 2010, Cameron … more
As the pages of December continue to turn, a significant day jumps off the calendar: December 7th. Does that date have any meaning to you? It does to me. Please indulge me as I explain why … more
“You’re an adder in the daisieswaiting for your chance,to find someone to help bring you back” - Jeremy AlvarezThrow a rock or better yet, a guitar pick from anywhere in the … more
On Nov. 1, the Long Branch Book Club met to discuss Old Man’s War by John Scalzi. While all the readers found the premise of joining the space military at age 75 intriguing, a couple members … more
There are times when we all have to make life decisions, most often having to do with our relationships, dreams, aspirations. The original definition of courage when it first came into the English … more
On Nov. 27, the Gonzales Post 4817 turned 72 years old. The real question is, will it be 73? Membership is down at the Post, state and nation. We are at this time 33,000 members down from the same … more
Dear Editor,I want to say how great the staff at the Gonzales Youth Center is. The kids seem to really like them. I have some questions about the website information and the Board. Why does the … more
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