Local News

STAAR test results released June 24

On Friday, June 24, parents of Gonzales ISD, Nixon-Smiley CISD and Waelder ISD students can gain access to a personalized snapshot of their child’s academic progress this year by logging into …

Witzkoske competing for Miss Texas title

Gonzales High School and Texas A&M graduate Angela Witzkoske is competing against 41 other young women from throughout the state to be crowned Miss Texas 2022 this week in …

Gonzales ISD introduces new superintendent with reception

The Gonzales Independent School District will host a reception for the new superintendent Tuesday, June 21. Dr. Elmer Avellaneda was named the new superintendent in the Monday, June 13, school …

Sales tax receipts up 17.56 percent for Gonzales

The city of Gonzales saw a 17.56 percent jump in sales tax allocations in June 2022 as the city received nearly $39,000 more than it received in June 2021. Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced …

Gonzales Health Care Systems board approves consolidated budget

The Gonzales Health Care Systems Board held two meetings Tuesday at the THRIVE Healthplex Conference Room. The first meeting was the budget hearing for the GHCS and Chief Financial Officer Brandon …

Local business deals with sewer problems

A local business owner on St. Joseph Street recently voiced her frustration regarding a sewer problem within the building. Suzanne Zaitz, owner of Spaces Sublime, has been dealing with a sewer …

Celebrate Juneteenth with Edwards Association Kickball, Fun Day

The Edwards Association will celebrate Juneteenth this Saturday, June 18, at the old Edwards High School campus, 1427 Fly St., Gonzales. The day will start at 8:30 a.m. as newly elected Gonzales …
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

When cancer is hard to swallow

Esophageal cancer is often unrepresented in the media, public discourse and general community discussions, leading to a lack of awareness of the existence, extent, causes and repercussions of this …
Dear Violet

All my exes live in Texas

Dear Violet, My ex-husband and I share multiple children together, and I have been the sole provider of said children their entire lives. Now that I am much older (late 60s), I am worried about …

Chronic Kidney Disease requires regular checkups, monitoring

According to the National Kidney Foundation, Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) currently impacts over 30 million Americans, and this disease is a result of the gradual loss of kidney function, over …
ASK VIOLET

Sisters are doing it for themselves

Dear Violet, My older sister has been the best sibling anyone could ask for. She helped raise me when our parents died, and took care of me through college, until I was started in my new …