Early voting begins Monday for the May 9 election.
Seguin’s fifth-graders Thursday graduated from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) program offered by the Seguin Police Department in conjunction with the Seguin Independent School District.
Seguin, its school district, its police force and the family of Carlos and Cassie Herrera were all touched by tragedy this past week with the suicide of Issac Herrera. It touched this newspaper as well.
Today, April 22, is Earth Day.
First impressions are important.
Felicia Frazar’s piece at the top of page 1A today tells a story that horrified and riveted us all.
A year ago, the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority was authorized by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to pursue a water storage project that would divert Guadalupe River water from the river channel into storage reservoirs to be built in Calhoun County. Wednesday, GBRA voted to fund the project for $100 million. Called the Lower Basin Storage Project, this would divert run-of-the-river water into storage outside the river channel against times of drought. It is important because surface water rights are scarce along the Guadalupe River watershed and Canyon Lake’s rights are just about tapped out — and because it could augment those existing rights by more than doubling them.
Victims often pay the price for crimes committed against them — including the costs of making themselves whole after a property loss or after an injury sends them to seek medical help.
In the world of government proclamations, April is a pretty heavy month.
We apologize to the board, the staff and the volunteers of the Guadalupe County Children’s Advocacy Center for today’s front page, which highlights your big annual fundraiser,
It might not be easy to believe, but there are kids right here in Seguin who have never seen a fish before except maybe on TV.
Chief of Police Kevin Kelso has done it again.
City Council met for more than an hour Tuesday night conducting its annual review of City Manager Doug Faseler and ultimately voted to give him a 4 percent cost-of-living raise to bring his compensation to just over $200,000 a year.
In many human relationships — including those governing contracts for professional services — there comes a time when they end.
This past week, Felicia Frazar’s spot news beat was especially bloody with a killing, a fatal traffic accident and even an unusual death we didn’t report on because the police department involved and the medical examiner ruled it to be a suicide. The newspaper doesn’t report suicides unless they take place in public or involve prominent residents — unless they make news.
This past week around the county, motorists might have noticed the eight displays of pinwheels placed to bring attention to the number of children last year who required the services of Guadalupe County’s Children’s Advocacy Center.
If you can get outside for lunch between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. today, the Seguin Gazette asks you to eat at McDonald’s and spend all you can.
Guadalupe County Commissioners Tuesday voted to bid or request proposals on their $5 million courthouse renovation project as a single job — both for demolition and renovation.
It was announced Tuesday that the city of Seguin has given up its plans to annex the historic village of Kingsbury, opting instead to turn its eyes northward.
Several years ago, the Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center changed direction on its annual spring fundraiser, and the Cajun Jamboree was born.
Little League season has started in Seguin.
It’s getting to be the time of year when the bluebonnets and other Texas wildflowers bloom.
Guadalupe County’s Election Commission met Wednesday to review applications for prospective election administrators to replace the resigned Sue Basham and it’s becoming clearer that the position is not an easy one to fill.
The city isn’t wasting any time on its new public library project.
The weather forecast took its toll on school sports and community events over the weekend.
There’s something heartwarming and enlightening that’s been going on for a couple years now at Briesemeister and a year or so at Barnes Middle School, and they call it “Project Unify.”
You can forgive people for staring at the skies over the last few days, but it’s been a wet winter and the weather pieces are in place for more rain to come beginning tonight and tomorrow, — and outdoor events around the region have been postponed in anticipation of a storm that could bring a widespread total of two to five inches of rainfall with some places seeing six to eight inches.
Wednesday, the Animal Rescue Foundation teamed up with Dr. Bill Campaigne and Seguin Animal Services to offer a free rabies shot and microchipping service to low-income and poor families with dogs and cats.
Guadalupe County Commissioners Tuesday conducted yet another special workshop session with their architect as the preliminary work and planning for the restoration of the Guadalupe County Courthouse proceeds.
In a ceremony Saturday that featured a salute by cannon to one of Seguin’s founders and a one-time Texas Ranger, the Former Texas Rangers Association honored James Campbell with a memorial marker placed outside his former residence, the Magnolia Hotel.
Thursday afternoon, the city of Seguin held a ceremonial groundbreaking at the new skate park it is building as part of the Park West project.
Thursday’s accident on State Highway 46 in which a Seguin man was killed in a collision between his sport utility vehicle and a gravel truck illustrates something we all know — that it can be dangerous on the streets, roads and highways around here.
Mayor Don Keil loves to tell people how much he loves this town, and anybody who’s ever spoken with him cannot begin to doubt that’s true.
Spring Break is here and, looking around town, it seems like plenty of school-aged kids are here too this week.
Many service clubs and non-profit organizations depend on fundraisers to make ends meet and there are, no question, some very unique ones conducted around Seguin. Some could be considered “funraisers” as well as “fundraisers” because people look forward to them so much.
Yes, it all looks rather wild and rather crazy and it’s probably easy to look at the front page of today’s Seguin Gazette with its photos of area firefighters wearing rather ornate and unusual brassieres and wonder what’s going on.
More than two decades ago, Nancy Turner’s husband, Jess, shared with her a news clipping he’d read about a 12-year-old boy who had killed himself.
Tuesday night, something highly unusual happened at City Council.
Marion High School is presenting a two-day program this week that is worth pointing out to the rest of the Guadalupe County community — and in particular its students.
Each year when March 2 rolls around, Texans — wherever they find themselves — take a few minutes to raise a glass to what every son or daughter of the Lone Star State knows is the best in this country.
An election has been set for Saturday, May 9 in which the residents of a proposed city of Kingsbury will have the opportunity to decide whether to embrace cityhood.
For one day each year, there’s a new sheriff in town and he’s here to lock up some of our most prominent and public-spirited citizens.
Guadalupe County Commissioners voted Tuesday to cut a check to Comal County for $125,000. The money is the latest installment on a half-million-dollar agreement this county made with our upstream neighbors a couple of years ago to help pay for a flood-retarding structure (FRS) — some would call it a dam, but it’s a very unique kind of dam — designed to reduce the impact of a flood on the Dry Comal Creek west of New Braunfels. The FRS, located in Krueger Canyon west of town, was one of five Comal County wanted to build in the wake of the 1998 and 2002 floods with help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and would have augmented a series of similar structures located upstream from New Braunfels on the creeks that feed the Guadalupe River that were built beginning in 1959. The idea behind an FRS is that it is built in a choke point along a creek prone to flash flooding, and it’s basically a big wall with a little drain at its base. In a severe storm or flooding event, it fills with water which is gradually released from the drain over the course of days or a few weeks, cutting the impacts downstream.
Guadalupe County K-9 deputy Mark Miller recently got his third police dog, a German Shepherd-Belgian Malinois mix named Rex, bringing Sheriff Arnold Zwicke’s K-9 unit back up to four animals and handlers.
Anybody who ever thought that a Chamber of Commerce exists solely or even chiefly to forward the interests of the business community has probably not lived in a community that had a good Chamber — or if they did, they certainly haven’t belonged to one.
In the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks that brought down the World Trade Center and damaged the Pentagon, authorities who found themselves hamstrung by communications gear that did not actually communicate with outside public safety agencies learned valuable lessons about interoperability.
After experiencing the high of reaching the state tournament in 2014, the Navarro girls basketball team saw its follow-up campaign end all too quickly on Tuesday night, bowing out against a very good Burnet team that looked more like a fellow district champion than a No. 4 seed.
This Saturday’s “Denim and Diamonds” event is the Seguin Education Foundation’s largest annual fundraiser.
Get pulled over for speeding or rolling through a stop sign and it’s easy to lose patience and wonder whether our police officers don’t have something better to do.