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In the event you have not been paying attention to local events lately, we are going to have a RECALL election concerning the correct tax rate for the city. This is permitted … more
Kudos: To the citizens of Gonzales for standing up for their rights to a rollback election on this liberal over taxation issue. The citizens of our community are starting to understand the conception … more
In February of 1836, Colonel William Barret Travis sent a letter from the Alamo “To the People of Texas and All Americans in the World.” The letter was sent under great duress, as Barret … more
Tomorrow (Friday) is the deadline day to file for various races around the county. In the city of Gonzales, seats that are up for grab include the mayoral position and two school board seats. As of … more
1836: 23, siege of the Alamo began 1852: 29, Presbyterian Church of Gonzales organized, meeting in various buildings. 1854: 11, cornerstone laid for new Baptist church 18, 50-75 … more
Folks, We write to you with an urgent message. The City of Gonzales needs your help. We have a crisis situation and it needs a decisive response. The City will have a Tax Rollback election on … more
Over the course of the past number of days, I have been thinking about the Hot Rod and Hatters Car Show that came to town. I have heard all sorts of comments on the event and have been asked … more
The Hot Rods and Hatters car show is rolling into town this weekend, and I for one am thrilled about the potential it has to for doing and bringing good things to the city of Gonzales. Hundreds … more
Re: Erik McCowan’s “School Choice But for Who?” (Public Schools versus Charter, private or religious school? Quote: “To use taxpayer money to fund private, often … more
I first saw the Florida Keys in the spring of 1979.It was Spring Break of my senior year in college, and my old college buddies Kevin Rowell, Tim Havasi, Timmy Prough and Brad Niederquill decided we needed to go play in the Florida more
Growing up, my biggest pet peeve was not being trusted. To be more specific, I hated when someone called me a liar, especially when I was telling the God-honest truth. I’ve told a white lie or two … more
Editor’s Note: Gonzales Congressman Michael Cloud recently sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking him to not divert money previously allocated for Hurricane Harvey relief in order to … more
Editor, My subject is the unintended vehicle “convoy” on dual lane highways. You can experience it anywhere; a vehicle traveling 55 or 60 mph on a 70 mph zoned highway (now, it is … more
To say that Saturday was an interesting day would be an understatement. I made a little bit of personal history on the 12th. It was the day I made my live radio debut in Texas. A few weeks ago, … more
Mid-December 2017 I wrote the following: “Besides ‘voter oppression,’ do you want to know what the two worst words are in this current climate of democracy? ‘Ran … more
1829: Jan. 10, first brand recorded, JP, by Green DeWitt 1839: Jan. 25, first post office opened 1853: Jan. 25, City Council declared lot on northeast quarter of Church Square (Block … more
*But numbers can be deceiving. I saw a stat over the weekend, after the Philadelphia Eagles’ upset victory over the Chicago Bears that made me go “wow.” Scott Barrett of … more
One of the coolest things about driving on a clear night is seeing the millions of stars twinkling in the heavens. I have always been fascinated by the celestial world and driving across country to … more
It’s a cold December night in Michigan. I’m sitting here on my bed in my house south of Lansing, Mich. It will be the last time I ever get to do this. Tomorrow I am selling my house in order … more
Merry Christmas Gonzales County! On behalf of the staff at the Gonzales Inquirer — office manager Sanya Simmons, Managing Editor Jose Torres, reporter Eric McCowan, Account Executive Susie Bernd … more
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