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Are you color blind?

For a large portion of my life I was like the character Chauncey Gardiner, played by Peter Sellers, in the movie “Being There.” I lived in a place that was always safe, loving and kind; oblivious … more

Keyboard activism is laissez-faire

Last month I wrote a column about the cycle that occurs after a mass shooting. As a reminder, I wrote that a mass shooting occurs, it trends on social media, thoughts and prayers are sent, nothing … more

WWE should take a page from NFL’s book

Something interesting is happening over the few past weeks in the world of professional wrestling. Yes, I can hear you groaning already but hear me out. You know all the concussion issues that … more

Jump on the Pokemon Go train

After seeing a sign at the Gonzales County Jail Museum asking visitors to refrain from playing Pokemon Go, we asked our readers, through Facebook, about their experiences with local businesses and … more

Eaters of the dead

One of the eeriest sights I’ve ever witnessed occurred on our property years ago. As my husband and I began our daily routine of feeding and watering the animals, we spotted some movement above us. … more

Appreciation for police going above and beyond

The other night my son was broke down on Hwy 97 and 2292 and a policeman, Officer Heart, brought him home. My son and I went back out to where he broke down and we called the highway patrol to help … more

Prayers are as useless as retweets and shares

This cycle seems to never end. A mass shooting occurs in the United States. It trends on Facebook and Twitter. Thoughts and prayers are sent. Memes are created to push whichever agenda you so … more

US Congress candidate responds to Vela’s letter

Whether it is Marco Rubio’s comments on Trump’s little hands, or, more recently, Congressman Filemon Vela’s suggestion that Trump take his wall and put it behind him, what we, the People, are … more

US Rep rips Trump in open letter

Dear Mr. Trump,  As the United States Representative for the 34th Congressional District of Texas, I do not disagree with everything you say. I agree that the United States Government has largely … more

Dope usage not news

As a NEWSpaper trying to justify itself your editorial policy does not support the health of the Gonzales community; shock is not news, nor is dope usage among the youth news yet that topic always … more

‘Grill’ surprises couple with pleasant experience

My husband and I had a very pleasant surprise last Saturday night that I want to tell you about. We took a chance and went to eat at the Lexington Grill in the Alcalde Hotel. I say we took a chance … more

Attempt to scare off birds is horrible

Whoever’s bright idea it was to shoot a boom cannon off at the square should have their head examined. What makes them think that shooting that thing off to try and scare off the birds will … more
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