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Dear Editor,I understand that there is a petition moving around to remove the mayor. I’m wondering, what is the motivation for such an action? Is it that she wants a code of ethics? A code of … more
Dear Editor,Daryl Aubin is a Gonzales hero for what he did early this morning (May 28).He was on the way to work on FM 532 at 5 a.m. and almost ran into a huge tree blown over by the storm and … more
My name is Joe Southern and I’m the interim editor for the next couple of weeks at the Gonzales Inquirer. Normally I am the editor of The Sealy News. Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic and … more
Confused? Nervous that what you heard Tuesday about how to vote in Texas was illegal again Wednesday? Fretting that you might accidentally commit fraud by casting your ballot … more
It’s a parental directive virtually all of us have lodged in our minds dating back to childhood days when our memories started to take root.“Look both directions,” they implored, … more
Hello again, hope you’re all doing well and taking reasonable precautions as we move forward in reopening “America 2.0.” It’s been a weird year so far, something we’ve never been through … more
Q. What are the best plants for attracting butterflies to our landscape?A. My favorites are zinnias, milkweed, porter weed and mistflowers in the summer supplemented by lantanas and salvias. In the … more
1718: May 1, San Antonio de Valero Mission (the Alamo) was founded by the Spanish.   1833: May 1, the city fathers resolved it would be lawful to kill “unmarct” wild hogs … more
Gonzales Christian Assistance Ministry (GCAM) would like to let the citizens of Gonzales County know for the present time we cannot accept donations of clothing and household goods. We do want to say … more
In regards to last week’s letter to the editor - I offer the following. Everyone is entitled to their opinion, regardless of their zip code. Mr. Lawrence stated the obvious - I do not reside … more
I am offended. As I read the Opinion page, I noted a letter railing against the Gonzales City Council and a councilman. They also referred to portions of our City’s Charter. Excuse me, if you … more
On April 2, 2020, Councilman Tommy Shurig made an unjustifiable post on social media wherein he spoke of a homeless individual sleeping in front of a business located in historic downtown Gonzales, … more
To whom it may concern. Kudos to the Gonzales Chamber for being a voice for your business community during these trying times.  I’m from Goldthwaite, and you’re probably … more
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
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