Local News

Gonzales Healthcare System celebrates National Hospital week

The workers in the Gonzales Healthcare System were treated for their hard work this year for National Hospital Week last week. National Hospital Week highlights hospitals, health systems, and …

Nixon-Smiley CISD approves recapture settlement, teacher stipend

The May 9 Nixon-Smiley school board meeting covered many important community issues, including budget, HB 4545 requirements, elementary stipends, student recognition, upcoming events, and safety …

Solar farm reps talk progress, incentives with Gonzales County

Representatives of a 1,400-acre “solar farm” being built off Harwood Road north of Gonzales met with county commissioners on Monday, May 9, to discuss progress on the project and the …

Commissioners table interlocal radio agreement until May 23

Gonzales County commissioners have tabled until May 23 an interlocal agreement to pay for radios for the various first responder agencies in the county until some concerns about the agreement are …

Gonzales and TJHRA: A longtime, winning combination

The Texas Junior High Rodeo Association (TJHRA) and Gonzales have had a long, beneficial history together that the city of Gonzales hopes will continue for many more years to come. “We love …

Early voting begins in May 24 primary runoff

Early voting began Monday, May 16, and will continue through Friday, May 20, at three locations in Gonzales County for the May 24 joint Democratic and Republican primary runoff election. Voters …

Main Street, GEDC honor Laurel Ridge for successful project completion

Gonzales Main Street, in conjunction with the Gonzales Economic Development Corporation (GEDC), recently reimbursed Laurel Ridge Antiques and Gifts for projects completed on the historic three-story …
Photo galleries
PHOTO GALLERY: Sheriff Robert Ynclan Funeral 09-09-2021
Photos from the funeral of Sheriff Robert Ynclan at the JB Wells Expo on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021. Read More
PHOTO GALLERY: 2021 Gonzales County First Day of School Photos!
Here are the first day of school photos that we have received. Check back again as we will update the gallery with additional … Read More
PHOTO GALLERY: July 4 fireworks and concert in Gonzales
Here are some photos from the fireworks show and final Gonzales Main Street Summer Concert Series at Independence Square.  Read More
Opinion

For those sick from & tired of COVID-19

First, what is COVID-19? Coronavirus disease 2019 is a disease caused by a virus (SARS-CoV-2), discovered in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. This disease is very contagious and very quickly became …

Remembering Texas mommas on Mother’s Day this Sunday

In the United States, Mother’s Day 2022 will occur on Sunday, May 8. In Texas, there are not many people that are more important than our mothers. We hold them up to almost an unreachable …
ASK VIOLET

A spoonful of 'sugar baby' won’t help this medicine go down

Dear Violet, My wedding day is in five weeks. I am seriously considering calling the whole thing off. but don’t want to make a mistake. I love my husband to be, as much as I possibly …

One for the road: alcoholism and its impact on families

No doubt you have heard of alcoholism. It’s been represented in media, entertainment, and television, and many of us have dealt with this disease in our families and friend groups over the …