Local News

Gonzales owes late George Shuler for his role in creating Come and Take It celebration

Gonzales, Texas, is quite proud of Come and Take It — the history, the slogan, the cannon, and the celebratory event taking place this very weekend, Sept. 30 – Oct. 2. This event, as a …

Recent additions enhance Brothers Memorial Library

Gonzales is the birthplace of Texas Independence and with this year’s Come & Take It Celebration right around the corner, what better way to embrace some of the history of this great state …

Underground Water Conservation District extends permit hearing

The Gonzales Underground Water Conservation District has extended a hearing for a permit amendment requested by Guadalupe Blanco River Authority on the addition of three new wells located on the …

GHS Foundation holds triumphant 5F Gala

The Gonzales Healthcare Systems Foundation finally held its “2020” 5F Gala at JB Wells Expo Center on Saturday, Sept. 17, some two and a half years after it was initially postponed due to …

Savay Sexton retires green jacket

High school senior Savay Sexton retired her green jacket after serving her elected term on the Texas 4-H Council. Savay was selected for State Council by earning the position of District 10 4-H …

Main Street discusses veteran banners

The Gonzales Main Street Board met for their regularly scheduled meeting Thursday, Sept. 15, at Gonzales City Hall. One of the main items discussed during the meeting was the veteran memorial …

GISD speaks about Apache All STAAR initiative

The Gonzales ISD school board approved the provided extra instructional time in their Monday, Sept. 12, school board meeting. The Apache Academy All-STAAR initiative was implemented for the …
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.
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 photos. Please to pick up a copy of the Aug. 26 print edition of The …
Opinion

Leave it to Violet

Dear Violet, I am a stay at home mom, but not because I want to be. My husband believes that a woman should be at home, as a mother and housekeeper, the home care taker, while the husband earns …

Take pain in your own hands

Arthritis affects millions of Americans and is one of the most diagnosed ailments in the world. This disorder is caused by inflammation of the joints, leading to swelling, pain and difficulty with …

Cross my heart

Dear Violet, My best friend, I’ll call her Carol, who I love dearly and have been friends with for over twenty years, is causing me many problems. Carol is kind, and thoughtful, as well as a …

Alzheimer’s disease is about memories

Arthur Brewer, representing the Alzheimer’s Association Capital of Texas Chapter, and manager of the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, considers this a family business. He is proud to announce two …