Local News

Come & Take It Car Show announced

The Gonzales Classic Cruisers and the Luling Oil City A’s proudly present their Come & Take it Classic/Exotic Car Show Sunday, Oct. 2 in Gonzales. The theme of the event is …

Come & run (or walk) it at Independence Park

The Come & Take it 5K Run/Walk will be held Saturday, Oct. 1, at 8 a.m. in Gonzales Independence Park, located off Water Street (US 183 South). Register for this event online on the Come …

Rum Run supports Gonzales Main Street

The Gonzales Main Street Program is sponsoring the first annual Rum Run on Saturday, Sept. 10, with check-in from 9-11 a.m. The slogan is “why run when you can rum” and the event is …

Come and listen to some great music at Come & Take It

Each fall, on the first weekend of October, the citizens of Gonzales, along with people from all over the country (and sometimes the world) gather to celebrate the first shots of Texas …

Gonzales man takes pride in massive garden

Local Gonzales man Brian Jurek showed off the true beauty and exponential growth of his massive garden; a true utopia ranging from pumpkins, squash, cantaloupe and many other delicious fruits and …

Gonzales City Council hears solutions regarding preventing river drownings

Gonzales City Council tackled the topic of river drownings as the main talking point at the Thursday, Aug. 12 meeting. Gonzales residents and local experts spoke to the council about the need for …

'He was an absolute gentleman'

Jackie Lynn “Jack” Mills, who served as the first president and CEO of what would become Sage National Bank, died Saturday, Aug. 13, at the age of 83. Mills was remembered fondly by …
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

Sending young soldiers to war has long been Gonzales’ legacy

He stood there on the sidewalk outside Michelson's Café in Gonzales. The letter from the Army Draft Board said the bus would pick him up at 10 o’clock this morning. He glanced at the …

Boys will be boys

Dear Violet, My husband and I have one child, a boy, who just turned four years old. Our son loves to play with dolls, and play dress up, as well as toy cars and “good guys/bad …

Louis was right: we got robbed

Starting an article, or column, is usually somewhat difficult for most writers. However, this particular article has proven to be one of the hardest things I have had to write in my lifetime. This …

Still Daddy’s little girl?

Dear Violet, I haven’t spoken to my father since I was 16, and am not sure if I ever want to, again. My issue is that he has been placed on hospice and given four months to live, and I want …