Local News

Hiring fair set for Friday at VC Gonzales

Gonzales Economic Development Corporation, Workforce Solutions Golden Crescent, Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative (GVEC) and Victoria College are combining forces to put on a hiring fair this …

Commissioners to consider county fire protection issues

The Gonzales County Commissioners Court will meet in regular session at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, at the Courthouse, 414 St. Joseph St., Gonzales. Items on the agenda include approving the 2021 …

GISD board to discuss School Health Advisory Council, SHARE program

The Gonzales ISD Board of Trustees will meet in regular session at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11, in the GISD administrative board room, 1615 St. Lawrence St., Gonzales. Items on the agenda include …

GCUWCD to discuss board vacany, hiring consultants

The Gonzales County Underground Water Conservation District (GCUWCD) will meet in regular session at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, at the GCUWCD district office, 522 St. Matthew St., Gonzales. Items …

All hail the King and Queen!

The highlight of the Friday, Oct. 1, Nixon-Smiley football game was at halftime, when the 2021 Homecoming Court was introduced. Martin Moreno was crowned king, while Ariana Medina was crowned …

2021 Gonzales County Hay Show announced

Hay producers who have baled hay in Gonzales County during the past year are invited to participate in the 2021 Gonzales County Hay Show. Entries for the Hay Show need to be delivered to the …

FCCLA Community service

Students from the Gonzales High School FCCLA met with Congressman Michael Cloud at the Gonzales Rotary Club, where they gave information about a community service project they have undertaken. FCCLA …
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
PHOTO GALLERY: 2021 Juneteenth celebration in Gonzales, Texas
Here are photos from the 2021 Juneteenth celebration at Independence Park in Gonzales, Texas. Included are images of the four new … Read More
Opinion
LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Wait to vote on taxes until council is full

Publisher’s Note: Thomas Enriquez is running for the now-vacant District 4 Gonzales City Council seat. This letter was approved for print because it does not include a political endorsement of …
GUEST COMMENTARY

J.B. Wells site seems like a park to me

Ouch! The City was hit with a real hard blow in the settlement of $1.825. million. The Presbyterian Seminary won in the matter. I really hate to see this happen to Gonzales. In the issue of …
LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Abortion is a God-given, free-will right

Dear Editor: (Regarding “Foster Care crisis worsens in Texas,” The Inquirer, July 22, 2021; see link on this post): Wokeism and Cancel Culture: Create an ugly, …

Set teachers free: Do not use CRT

Most teachers enter our profession because they love kids and want to teach. However, far too many leave their jobs due to a lack of respect; extraneous external pressure, and general frustration. Of …