Local News

USDA Invests $11.65 Million to Control Destructive Feral Swine

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $11.65 million in 14 projects to help agricultural producers and private landowners trap and control feral swine as part of the Feral Swine …

Virtual MLK Day event starts at 11 a.m. today

Gonzales County’s Martin Luther King Day celebration will be held in a virtual format this year, according to the Edwards Association, which coordinates the event. On Monday, Jan. 18 at 11 …

Council weighs charter changes

The Gonzales city manager, city attorney, and municipal court judge would not have to be residents of the city under proposed changes to the city the city’s Home Rule charter. At the top of the Gonzales City Council meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 14, the council will hear a presentation from the Charter Review Committee regarding six proposed measures for amending the city charter.

Distribution plan is here, vaccine isn’t

Local officials are working on plans to get the COVID-19 vaccine to “everyone who wants it” once more doses become available to Gonzales County providers. Officials from county municipalities, Gonzales Healthcare Systems and law enforcement were present at the Commissioners Court meeting on Jan. 11, to discuss a countywide vaccine distribution plan.

GISD eyes redistricting board seats

Discussions of an upcoming school board election led to talk of redistricting for such an election at the Gonzales Independent School District Board of Trustees meeting Monday, Jan. 11.

Commissioners take action to maintain county departments

Maintenance of digital systems were the focus of two items on the agenda for the Gonzales County Commissioners Court’s Monday, Jan. 11 meeting.

GISD Board of Trustees to discuss upcoming election Monday

The Gonzales Independent School District Board of Trustees will be discussing its upcoming Board Election during its meeting set for Monday, Jan. 11 at 5:30 p.m. in the North Avenue Intermediate Band Hall. The Board will also discuss reports from each campus as well as the district's Superintendent.
Opinion
LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Unhappy with GISD’s COVID-19 response

The Gonzales Independent school district has created an unsafe environment for not only the students but the teachers as well. There has been unrest in the high school since the first six weeks of …
LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Change in City Council District 4

Dear Editor; I am writing this letter as a citizen that is witnessing change in Gonzales. I live in District 4 and I have been a tireless advocate for the people in our community that wanted true, …
COMMENTARY

A tip of the hat to my old football coach

Please indulge me an excursion beyond the borders of Gonzales County, Texas. I was born and raised in Los Angeles – hop I-10 West for about 1,400 miles and jump on I-5 North and exit off Los …
COMMENTARY

Government must be open with easy access 

Reopening public places amid the COVID-19 pandemic should certainly be carried out with caution. Government offices are no exception. Yet citizens must have the ability to watch over their …
Photo galleries
PHOTO GALLERY: High school basketball with Gonzales girls, and boys and girls from Nixon-Smiley on Jan. 15, 2021
Stopped by three high school basketball games on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. Here are some photos.  Read More
PHOTO GALLERY: Gonzales vs. Cuero in girls basketball on Jan. 8, 2021
The Gonzales High School girls basketball team lost to Cuero, 44-36 on Jan. 8. Read More
PHOTO GALLERY: Gonzales vs. Smithville in girls soccer on Jan. 8, 2021
Here are photos from the Lady Apaches 1-0 win over Smithville on Jan. 8. Read More
PHOTO GALLERY: Fredericksburg vs. Gonzales in boys basketball on Jan. 5, 2021
Here is a photo gallery from Fredericksburg's 58-45 win over Gonzales High School in boys basketball on Jan. 5, 2021.  Read More
PHOTO GALLERY: Gonzales vs. Alice in girls basketball on Dec. 21, 2020
Here are photos from the Apaches 60-38 win over Alice on Dec. 21.  Read More