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As a native of League City and a property owner and part time resident of Gonzales, I want to congratulate the Inquirer. Your recent high quality supplement featuring Gonzales life, attractions, … more
Be careful what you wish for. After a week’s worth of promos and conferences, there are some that are regretting wanting to see a fight between MMA fighter Conor McGregor and the undefeated … more
My intention, for two weeks, has been to write about streets. I ended up in alleys. To be certain, I still have a problem with our streets but there’s no genie in that bottle. This town was plotted … more
Every time I visit a camp I ask each coach a version of this question, year after year: What’s your turnout or how are your numbers? Depending on the sport, weather, date, etc. I get different … more
My first week on the job was a bit strange for me. I remember it was during the baseball season where the Gonzales Apaches were hosting a tournament, right at the beginning of the season. My editor … more
Hey there folks, are you hungry or what? Today we’re gonna be making “sweet chili garlic shrimp,” another dish that I happened upon recently that allowed me to use some giant Argentine … more
I am writing this letter to thank the owners and staff of GG’s restaurant for their generosity, kindness and patriotism. My wife and I enjoyed a delicious lunch at GG’s on Armed Forces Day, at … more
GONZALES – County Commissioners on Monday received a report from Burcham Environmental Services on tests they recently conducted regarding possible airborne fungal contaminants in the Randle-Rather … more
I saw the perfect illustration of adjustment to change at Commissioners Court, Monday, when conversation turned to the new county offices in the Randle-Rather Building. One employee described several … more
It is highly disturbing to see the lack of fiscal responsibility being taken by our city council, city manager, mayor and other city officials. The position which they wish to re-create, was … more
It was welcome news in your Gonzales Inquirer that the airport was getting improvements. An airport is an essential requirement for tourism accommodations; fly-in folks need ground transport, taking … more
I used to get really angry when someone claimed I was lying. That was my biggest pet peeve growing up, especially because I always considered myself an honest man. So when I’m called a liar, it … more
I have more questions than answers after Tuesday night’s Gonzales city council meeting. The City approved the hiring of two new employees. Different towns classify different jobs different ways. I … more
Property tax appraisal time again in Gonzales County; a well-run system it seems. Everyone with real estate pays a fair share as the property appraisal systems works; it’s well-honed with pretty … more
Editor American non-committed to a cooperative venture with Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Summit countries to wipe out extremists and to create an environment in the Middle East where future generations of … more
I noticed the calendar when I began writing this. It is exactly six months to the day I took this job. I immediately thought of time-bound judgements and was grateful I wasn’t the president and it … more
Dear editor  The recently published letter about rebels demands a response. History with truth cannot be changed; old statues removed won’t change past events nor erase courageous acts by … more
I have this reputation of being the good guy. In pro wrestling terms they call that the face. In literature, they call it the hero. I call it lucky. Being the face, I tend to get away with … more
Dear Editor, This is probably a letter that doesn't need to be written, for it will cause more consternation amongst the white-haired class in Gonzales than is necessary. Besides, President Obama … more
My first experience with politics was attending a Eugene McCarthy campaign rally in 1968. Although I was only five I vividly recall pulling a tooth during the candidate’s speech.   The next … more
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