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Pct. 4 Constable’s office to use drone to catch criminals

NIXON — If you live in the Nixon area and happen to see a drone flying overhead, it’s because the Pct. 4 Constable’s office recently obtained one to help catch criminals on the run.

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Former Apaches remember legendary Coach Vernon Hill
The Gonzales Apaches basketball program is mourning the loss of a legend and former coach in late January. Former Apaches head basketball coach Vernon Charles Hill passed away at the age of 84 …
UIL announces 2024-26 reclassification, realignment for football, volleyball, basketball
The UIL split up longtime district rivals Cuero and Gonzales in football in the 2024-26 Football, Volleyball and Basketball Reclassification and Realignment, announced Thursday, Feb. 1. …
Loraine Yates
N-SCISD coach arrested for DWI
A Nixon-Smiley CISD coach was arrested early Sunday, Dec. 17, by a Gonzales County Sheriff’s deputy on a charge of driving while intoxicated. Loraine Yates was released on a $3,500 surety …
UIL cutoffs announced, leaving districts wondering where they’ll be
The University Interscholastic League announced the official realignment and reclassification cutoffs for all six divisions on Friday, Dec. 8, telling every member school in the state what conference …
UIL announces enrollment numbers; cutoffs coming soon
The University Interscholastic League (UIL) released official enrollment numbers for all 1,601 schools competing in athletics and academics for the 2024-2026 biennium on Tuesday, Dec. 5. The …
UIL ‘Snapshot Day’ reveals local school enrollment figures
The University Interscholastic League held its biennial “Snapshot Day” — the day when schools must turn in their grades 9-12 enrollment figures to determine their classifications …
Kenneth Ehrig
Apaches, Longhorn alumnus passes away
Former Gonzales Apache and Texas Longhorn football player Kenneth Ehrig passed away Friday, Sept. 8 at the age of 75. Ehrig graduated Gonzales High School in 1966 and would later follow his …
Main Street, Apaches Athletics celebrate Back-to-School Bash
Independence Square was packed Saturday, Aug. 5 with Gonzales residents to celebrate the new school year for Gonzales ISD — and to get a first peek at this year’s participants in fall …
Gonzales Shooting Team claims one state championship at Ag Clays
The Gonzales Shooting Team hit it with their best shot at the TPWD Ag Clays 381 Tournament at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio and came home with a state championship earlier this month. …
Gonzales native gets invite to pro football combine
There are a small percentage of college football players who get noticed by professional football leagues in the United States, but one former Gonzales Apache and Southwestern Assemblies of God Lions …
Seventeen Mustangs named to All-District teams
The Nixon-Smiley Mustangs achieved quite a lot this season, from finishing second in district (behind state-finalist Poth), clinching a bi-district title, and finishing as area finalist. In line with …
Tim Crow
Stationed in the ‘Crow’s nest’ of Gonzales
As the year draws to a close, the city of Gonzales now has a familiar face holding down the post as the chief administrative officer for the city. Gonzales Police Chief and interim City Manager …
Apaches' playoff hopes dashed in 21-14 finale loss to Giddings
Gonzales had leads of 7-0 and 14-7, but in the end, couldn’t stop Giddings or score during crunch time as the Apaches closed out their 2022 campaign with a 21-14 home loss on Senior Night …
La Grange converts Apache miscues into big win, 50-18
Early mistakes hurt the Gonzales Apaches’ chances of clinching a playoff berth in their 50-18 loss to the La Grange Leopards on Friday, Oct. 28. The Apaches turned the ball over on two …
Junior high Lady Apaches dominate at district tournament
The Gonzales Lady Apache seventh grade A & B and eighth grade A & B teams all placed first in their district tournament on Saturday, Oct. 29th. The 8th grade A team won the first match against …