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It was a date I had been looking forward to for some time. The date was Saturday, Feb. 17. I had been asked by the local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution to deliver the keynote … more
"The world was hers for the reading." - Betty Smith from A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Long gone are the days when your local paper was delivered by a local teen on his bike whose throwing arm had … more
For all who are concerned with their country the primary election has started with early voting on Tuesday February 20, 2018 and the regular election day is on Tuesday March 6 2018. This is … more
Over the course of the past week, I have had a couple of wonderful meetings with people in the community that have really enlightened me about the wonderful city of Gonzales. On Friday, I had … more
“Music is my life, the lyrics are my story.” - Benjamen Kalone I believe music can affect people in so many different ways. To me, music is more than just something to listen to or … more
Dear Gonzales,In the days since the passing of Keith Carter, my true love of over twenty years, so many of you gathered to share the shock and grief of an amazing man gone too young. Keith’s … more
Editor’s Note: We published the chronological history of Gonzales County from Feb. 1 – Feb. 16 in last week’s edition. This week, we’ll publish the second half of the February … more
Sometimes it seems like all the stars are in alignment. You know, when all sorts of things happen the way you expect them to be and everything turns out even better than hoped for, or when something … more
Editor’s Note: We will be publishing the chronological history of Gonzales County from Feb. 1 – Feb. 16 in this edition. Next week, we’ll publish the second half of the February … more
“Everyone you meet comes with baggage, find someone who cares enough to help you unpack.” ― Ziad K. Abdelnour I was talking to a very good friend who was discussing her feelings over … more
In my Gonzales wonderings, people have asked what I think of Texas, or what have I noticed, that sticks out that is different from my experiences up north. With that in mind, I thought this week … more
“A wise man never knows all; Only a fool knows everything” – African ProverbSome of my favorite conversations involve one or both of my daughters and usually I admit to not having … more
I can’t believe two months have gone by since I moved back to Texas.It has been a whirlwind experience, with trips to Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio, Houston and most recently, … more
Dear Gonzales ISD School and Community Family, Happy New Year 2018! We wish you a wonderful year ahead filled with many blessings. Our early days back have been super busy, productive and … more
It was the best of times; it was the worst of times. And so it goes in my short tenure as publisher of the Gonzales Inquirer. As far as the worst of times, last week started off with a horrible … more
Over the weekend I ran into a local citizen who dabbles in real estate. After some small talk he asked: “How do you like living in Gonzales?” My first reaction was to say something about still … more
“Eat like you love your body.” - Lailah Gifty Akita Well by now most of us has gotten used to the time change and hopefully writing 2018 instead of 2017 on everything. Even our own newspaper … more
It should come as no surprise that the turning of the page on the calendar from 2017 to 2018 promises lots of changes for our readers in the coming year. It also means a lot of changes are coming … more
This past year I’ve noticed a few changes in my life that are subtle, but are signs of growing up. One of which stares at me as I type away on my computer at the office. My coffee cup. I’ve … more
To whom it may concern:What happened to the building that housed the Ottine post office? It’ be a shame if it were destroyed. I went by there and everything is gone. Frank C. HindsLuling more
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