Local News

South Texas Poultry Supply named Main Street Business of the Month

For more than five decades, South Texas Poultry Supply has been an integral part of the Gonzales community, providing essential services to the poultry industry and beyond. Located at 822 Saint Paul …

Gonzales Municipal Pool open for summer 2024

The City of Gonzales Municipal Pool at Independence Park opened for the 2024 summer season on Tuesday, June 11. The pool will be open from noon to 6 p.m. every Tuesday through Sunday through Aug. 4. …

Vine & Bloom Counseling opens Gonzales location at Thrive Healthplex

Access to mental health care has become easier for Gonzales residents as Vine & Bloom Counseling opened its second location at the Gonzales Healthcare Systems’ Thrive Healthplex Tuesday, …

Pilot Club members attend annual Texas District Convention

Recently the Pilot Club of Gonzales Inc. attended the 87th annual Texas District Pilot Convention, held in College Station, Texas. More than 100 Pilots from across the state were in attendance along …

Sankey graduates from OU Economic Development Institute

Susan Sankey, executive director of the Gonzales Economic Development Corporation, graduated from the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute (OU EDI) at the OU Spring session this …

VC Law Enforcement Academy graduates honored at ceremony

Twelve Law Enforcement Academy cadets who graduated from Victoria College’s 104th Basic Peace Officer Certification class were honored at a graduation ceremony on May 23 at VC’s Emerging …

Robert Ynclan Scholarship Foundation announces 2024 winners

The Sheriff Robert Ynclan Memorial Scholarship Fund announces that 10 deserving graduating Gonzales area high school seniors are receiving scholarships as they head out to college this fall. …
Opinion

2024 is nothing but a tease

When I was a kid, back in the 80s — that’s 1980s, not 1880s, thank you very much! — we used to love to “psych” people. We’d hold out our hand as if inviting …

TxDOT needs to address dangerous intersections before more lives are lost

Wednesday, Nov. 29, marked the 18th anniversary of the loss of my stepdaughter, Sarah, who died in an automobile accident near DeKalb in Bowie County. She was just 23 years old with her whole future …

Unveiling the Healing Power of Hemp

In the realm of plant medicine, few have been as misunderstood and unfairly treated as hemp. As a medical professional with a passion for my patients’ health and well-being, I believe it is …

Kingdom Rescue offers ‘best solution’ for continuing cat shelter

I am a founder of Friends of Gonzales Animal Shelter (FOGAS) and have served as its treasurer and tax preparer since its inception. I attended the council meeting on Thursday and want to share these …