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GEDC recognized for economic excellence at winter conference

The Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC) named Gonzales Economic Development Corporation (GEDC) as one of the recipients of its annual Economic Excellence Recognition program for 2023. The …

House District 44 candidates talk about border security, school choice, water

House District 44 candidates answered questions on a number of issues facing Gonzales County during the Republican candidate forum held Thursday, Feb. 15, at American Legion Post 40. The event was …

Precinct 3 Commissioner candidates answer questions about roads, annex, county jail

Precinct 3 Commissioner candidates answered questions on a number of issues facing Gonzales County during the Republican candidate forum held Thursday, Feb. 15, at American Legion Post 40. The event …

Early voting ends this Friday in joint primaries

Early voting for the March 5, 2024, joint Gonzales County Republican and Democratic primaries will end this Friday, March 1. As of 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, there had been 1,261 votes cast in …

Gonzales Youth Show returns for 70th year of opportunity

The Gonzales County Youth Show is back for a 70th year of providing opportunities to county youth to earn thousands of dollars in scholarship money, in addition to valuable lessons about life and …

Gonzales ISD hosts community bond meeting, selects architect and contractor

The Gonzales ISD School Board held its financial transparency meeting Monday, Feb. 19 regarding the $50.6 million bond that was passed in November 2023. The board had Jennifer Black from Sledge …

Precinct 1 candidates discuss county roads, annex, subdivisions

Precinct 1 Commissioner candidates answered questions on a number of issues facing Gonzales County during the Republican candidate forum held Thursday, Feb. 15, at American Legion Post 40. The event …
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

2024 is nothing but a tease

When I was a kid, back in the 80s — that’s 1980s, not 1880s, thank you very much! — we used to love to “psych” people. We’d hold out our hand as if inviting …

TxDOT needs to address dangerous intersections before more lives are lost

Wednesday, Nov. 29, marked the 18th anniversary of the loss of my stepdaughter, Sarah, who died in an automobile accident near DeKalb in Bowie County. She was just 23 years old with her whole future …

Unveiling the Healing Power of Hemp

In the realm of plant medicine, few have been as misunderstood and unfairly treated as hemp. As a medical professional with a passion for my patients’ health and well-being, I believe it is …

Kingdom Rescue offers ‘best solution’ for continuing cat shelter

I am a founder of Friends of Gonzales Animal Shelter (FOGAS) and have served as its treasurer and tax preparer since its inception. I attended the council meeting on Thursday and want to share these …