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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

Boys’ soccer opens doors for Hispanic community

Si se puede. I didn’t think I would write that sentence when I took on this job three years ago but sure enough, there it is in print. Si se puede, meaning (roughly) “yes we can” or more … more

Ken Mosher got it right

America spends more than $3 trillion annually on an exceedingly complicated healthcare market. That is 17.5 percent of the economy. It is unaffordable and unsustainable. What can we do? A … more

Bernie Sanders’ healthcare plan may work

It is time again to go to the polls and decide who is going to be elected to look after the affairs of the citizens of this United States of America. We all need to make wise choices and one of … more

Refs fouled out during Apaches home game

Tuesday night’s game between the home Gonzales Apaches and the visiting Canyon Lake Hawks was by far the worst game I’ve had to cover, not because of the results but because of the … more

Torres Tackles: Crazy fans

Fans are nuts. I know it’s a bit overused but we sometimes need a reminder that fan is short for fanatic. By definition a fanatic is a person with an extreme and uncritical enthusiasm or … more

Reader gives props to Storey’s security

Dear Editor:Recently I was in Storey Jewelers for my rings annual checkup. I pulled my rings off, all except my 56-year-old wedding band. It was loose on my finger not having my University of Iowa … more

Reader responds to signs oped

In response to “Signs not answer to sexual assault,” I agree with the opening statements and the closing one. However, I question much that is in between. You say that the signs keeping out … more

Couple gives thanks for free tour

On Nov. 23, my wife and I was passing through your city for the first time and noticed the many turn of the century fine houses which we always enjoy looking at. We stopped at the jail and had a … more

Signs not answer to sexual assault

The passage of the recent ordinance requiring sex offenders to place a sign in their yard has generated quite a furor over how unfair this ordinance is to the offender and his or her family. I’m … more

Citizen against sex offender signs

Editor: Our city governors have done it again. We do not need ordinances that are not doing anyone any good because for the most part they cannot be enforced or will not be enforced. The car … more
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