It’s been said that war never changes, but for those who have experienced combat, the path they tread in life is irrevocably altered.
Sometimes bad things happen to good people. Such was the case on Wednesday, when long-time resident Earl Moseley returned home to find fire trucks surrounding his smoking house.
You’ll find their information after nearly every story in the Gazette that deals with an unsolved crime in the city of Seguin. They’re the ones putting up a reward in an effort to make sure that criminals are found and brought to justice swiftly.
The prognostication is over.
It’s always good to recognize the things that positively affect our community, such as new businesses, first responders and groups that hold events to educate children.
When a tornado ripped through the area, damaging and destroying homes, it brought volunteers out in force, starting with the area fire departments.
Parents looking for a fun, learning experience for their children need to check out the Seguin Public Library’s upcoming calendar available on their website.
Not only is the city’s Public Safety Youth Academy a great opportunity for any aspiring first responders, it’s another way to foster positive relationships between law enforcement and residents.
You can usually find photos of West Haven Academy of Seguin owner and instructor Jon De La Garza and his students on the Gazette’s sports page. There, he and his young apprentices are usually showing off their haul of medals and trophies earned at a state or national competition.
While it’s still too early to tell, the Gazette is optimistic for Seguin ISD’s future with its recent appointment of Carol Sewell. Hopefully, SISD’s situation will get better because, frankly, it couldn’t get much worse.
When first hearing the mayor was considering looking into the lights staying on in downtown around Central Park year round, we, at the Gazette, were a little apprehensive.
Dogs are often referred to as man’s best friend. While this certainly is true in most cases, sometimes they’re not — sometimes they can be dangerous.
Libraries are an important part of their respective communities. Before the rise of the Internet, they acted as a place where community members would visit when researching events or just looking for something new to read.
“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The term hometown hero probably gets thrown around too often.
By now, it seems like a dull drum beat, but it still rings true — Seguin is growing and the evidence is all around us.
Anyone who was shocked by the Seguin ISD school board not making a decision on who will fill the open district 7 seat Tuesday night hasn’t been paying attention the past few months.
There is one thing people in this area know for certain — Guadalupe County is growing.
It’s decision time for Seguin ISD come Tuesday night. Naming a new board member is a choice that will likely reverberate through the next election cycle.
Few things in life elicit emotions as powerful as pets — or in this case would be pets. Those wagging tails and playful paws can inspire people to do many things.
On Thursday, two dozen CPS Energy volunteers joined forces with the city’s Parks and Recreation department at Manuel Castilla Park for a Day of Caring.
President Barack Obama should know by now if people want something they’re going to get it — legally or not.
Y’all Qaeda, Yeehawd, Vanilla ISIS — the list of names mocking an armed group occupying a federal building could go on and on.
Normally a man driving a Jeep on Interstate 10 isn’t big news, but hang a buck in front of it and that’s a recipe for a social media frenzy.
On Friday, Texas residents with a license to conceal carry could do so openly.
Looking back, it’s safe to say 2015 was mostly a good year for Seguin and surrounding area.
The only thing more despicable than a person claiming to be a military service member in a news story is a news outlet not owning up to the mistake it made reporting it. That’s just what happened in East Texas, when TV station KLTV aired a news package about a “soldier” who was spending Christmas with her children for the first time in three years.
Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness or so the Declaration of Independence says, but does one man’s liberty end when it affects his neighbors’ happiness?
One thing that every Texan learns sooner rather than later is the unpredictable weather our Lone Star State battles.
Following the Gazette’s story about the little girl’s Santa letter, multiple people reached out wanting to anonymously donate to her.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Here’s a classic Christmas poem, Christmas Carol, written by Sara Teasdale in 1911. We hope you enjoy it.
In the Tuesday, Dec. 22 edition of the Gazette, we published a story about the Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Office and how it was endeavoring to make residents’ holiday items a little safer while they were shopping.
Each year, millions of children write letters to Santa, most of them asking for the latest toy or the newest fad.
It’s nice to be the person who, at this point, can sit back, relax, put his or her feet up and declare, “I’m done with all my Christmas shopping!”
It’s always easy to cast stones when veiled by anonymity on the Internet. Regardless of whether a reader believes that the Gazette is too hard or too soft on a subject, we put ourselves, our livelihood, out there day in and day out.
There are always two sides — if not more — to every story.
The city of Seguin’s recent decision to equip the police department with new handguns is a win-win situation for residents.
It’s always good to see that county officials have the backs of their citizens.
The Seguin Conservation Society is dedicated to preserving the town’s history.
Whether it’s off to grandma’s house for Christmas dinner or to Austin for a New Year’s Eve to remember, it seems like everyone is traveling at some point during the holiday season.
It’s always good to give back to the community, especially to those in need. However, sometimes those who need some help can’t speak for themselves — that is if barking and meowing don’t count.
In this day and age, technological know-how is practically a must for those in the job market. With the rate at which it’s progressing, elementary school students will likely need more than just a basic understanding of computers and computer programs.
For some area residents, bells will jingle a little early this Christmas season. After suffering over half a year without the unofficial ice cream of the Republic of Texas, Blue Bell ice cream is set to return to Seguin on Dec. 14 at H-E-B.
While South Central Texas doesn’t typically see blizzard-like conditions, it still gets cold enough to need a coat and heater.
Recently, the Seguin Police Department warned area residents of swindlers looking to make a quick buck.
Seguin is on the upswing, and the Park Plaza Hotel Seguin opening is just the latest example of it.
There is little worse than animal abuse.
With Thanksgiving in the books, it’s now officially time to start getting ready for Christmas. While some halls may be decked, most everyone likely has gift shopping to finish. Generally speaking, it’s not always prudent to buy pets as gifts because they often can be more than one bargains for.
Seguin resident Skip Skonnord recently made a revelation that is helping to bring back a staple of suburban culture — the Neighborhood Watch Program.
It was cold and wet Friday in San Antonio as Navarro’s football team took on the Cuero Gobblers, but as dreary as the weather and ultimate outcome (Cuero won, 25-13), the heart, passion and character of the panthers stood out like a lighthouse on a tumultuous night.