Local News

Sales tax allocations increase for most of Gonzales County

Three of the four municipalities in Gonzales County saw increases in sales tax allocations for the month of December, according to information released by the Texas Comptroller’s …

UIL preliminary enrollment figures released

The University Interscholastic League released preliminary enrollment figures for all 1,388 member schools this month as well as conference cutoff numbers for the upcoming reclassification and …

Gonzales ISD hires Rivera as new AD, head football coach

Gonzales ISD has their new athletic director and head football coach — hiring Hays CISD athletic coordinator and assistant head football coach Joseph Rivera on Wednesday, Dec. 15, by a …

Cloud faces four challengers in March GOP primary

U.S. Rep. Michael Cloud will have four challengers for his District 27 House seat in the March 1, 2022, Republican primary. Cloud, a Victoria resident who has served in Congress since June 2018, …

Davis challenged by Kacir for county judge seat

In 2018, Gonzales County Judge Patrick C. Davis ran unopposed and was elected to his first term as the county’s top official. This time around, Davis will have an opponent in the March 1, 2022 Republican primary: Gonzales Mayor Connie Kacir, who filed for the position Monday, Dec. 13 — the last day of filing for county elected office.

GISD board approves agreements with Cannon, Starling

Following a public hearing regarding the district’s consideration of solar agreements on Monday, the GISD board called its regular meeting to order. Gonzales Youth Soccer League director …

Gonzales Healthcare Systems performs active shooter drill

At 10:01 a.m. on Wednesday, Gonzales Healthcare Systems held an active shooter drill in cooperation with the Gonzales Police Department. Law enforcement vehicles were summoned to the scene with …
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
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 …