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Hope I'm finding y’all in high spirits this week. In the name of Jesus, I'm praying for a fun, productive and most importantly, safe new school year for all the young'uns out there. Thank you Lord … more
About three months ago, Genora Young from the Gonzales Economic Development Corporation (GEDC) ran into me on the street during the community garage sale event put on by the Gonzales Main Street … more
The times they are a changin' in the Gonzales Inquirer business department. As a courtesy to our readers and business partners we thought it would only be fair to give everyone notice as to just … more
The Long Branch book club began its binge on all things historical with The Nightingale by Kristen Hannah. They met to discuss the novel on June 7. This book became their favorite book to date and … more
Dear editor,I’ve been wondering why there are so many motels up and down 183 as well as Sara DeWitt and no one builds nice apartments that are affordable. Luling is smaller than Gonzales and … more
It’s 1:05 p.m. on Sunday afternoon. I’m sitting in my office writing this week’s column, and all I am thinking about is country music. I can’t get some songs out of mind, and I am at a loss … more
Last Thursday, the Gonzales City Council entertained a motion introduced by Councilman Dan Blakemore to consider other alternatives to the services provided by Victoria College here in Gonzales. … more
Thomas Wolfe once wrote that You Can’t Go Home Again. It was the title of a famous novel, and it has been quoted through the ages as a metaphor about our own lives and how we cannot live in the … more
When I first hit town in the 70s it was very clear that the “Good Ole’ Boy” system was alive and well in Gonzales, it didn’t matter what was done but who you were or thought … more
I’ve got a list of life lessons I like to follow to ensure maximum happiness. I’ve written before about my advocacy for fun. Here’s another life lesson to take with you: Try not to sweat the … more
I was born on the Third of July a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. The years have rolled by, and they have rolled by at an increasingly faster pace than I have wanted. I am calling this … more
1826 July 2, first settlement at what is now Kerr Creek was attacked by Indians. Settlers evacuated the area 1850  July 1, City Council ordained that the south one-half of Church Square … more
I happened to be in Gonzales Sunday night to pick up my youngest daughter's puppy so that I could keep it while she vacations. My daughter, who lives in Austin, and I, who live in Victoria, met at … more
Dear Editor:On June 2, 2018, the community of Waelder along with Administrators, Teachers and Support Staff of Waelder ISD attended the High School Graduation Commencement ceremony. Unfortunately, … more
Dear Editor:When Donald Trump was elected president, sportsmen had high hopes that the president and his cabinet would commit to, in President Trump's words, "honoring the legacy of Theodore … more
To TV, or not to TV, that was the question. Ever since I moved to my current abode in Gonzales over three months ago, yours truly has gone TV-less. Yes, that means no news, no movies, no … more
Dear Editor,I am writing to you with concerns of the Nixon city council on the case of sexual predator Manuel Zepeda. I want to discuss how the city would defend a predator that was arrested by the … more
Dear Editor,June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month. For the 5.7 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s and the 16 million caring for someone with Alzheimer’s, it is … more
Let it rain. Let it rain. Let it rain.We needed it, and it finally came on Tuesday. I kept hearing reports on television that we were going to get inundated over the weekend and through mid-week. … 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
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