Hallettsville Police take into custody woman with arrest warrant from Fayette County
HALLETTSVILLE, Texas - Hallettsville police take into custody a woman with an outstanding arrest warrant from another county. Wednesday night in Hallettsville during a traffic stop in the 100 block of U.S. Highway 77 South, police arrested 32-year-old Amber Danielle Linnett of Hallettsville.
Officials say dozens sick in Shigella Outbreak Linked to Restaurant in Texas
An outbreak of infections from Shigella linked to a Texas restaurant has grown to include 60 patients. The ongoing outbreak is being investigated by the Texas Department of State Health Services and is centered in Hallettsville, which is the county seat of Lavaca County, TX. Reports from the area say the sick people ate at the Cabos San Lucas Mexican Grill. The restaurant was closed for four days this past week but has since reopened.
Off-duty policeman jailed on alleged DWI
An off-duty Shiner police officer landed behind bars early Saturday after he allegedly climbed behind the wheel intoxicated by about twice the legal limit, and was reportedly pulled over in Hallettsville. Michael Hudson was taken into custody and booked into the Lavaca County Jail at 1:30 a.m. Saturday, June 3....
Harleton captures state title in 10-5 win over Shiner
ROUND ROCK, Texas (KLTV) - The Harleton Wildcats baseball team has captured the 2A state championship. Harleton beat Shiner, 10-5, at Dell Diamond in Round Rock.
What happened to the June Concert Series?
For 14 years, Gonzales Main Street has held a concert on the square every weekend in June. Since 2008, Gonzales has been host to hundreds of bands. Names like Austin Meed, Chris Ryback, LC Rocks, Magnifico Siete and many others have graced our stage and community over the years. The...
Shiner baseball blitzes New Home in Class 2A state semifinal
ROUND ROCK — Shiner took control from the jump to rout New Home on Wednesday night. The Comanches scored five runs in the opening frame en route to a five-inning, 11-0 victory over the Leopards in a Class 2A state semifinal at Dell Diamond. Shiner's runs came in bunches, as the team plated four in the third and two in the fourth to push it into run-rule territory.
DeWitt County Arrest Report
DeWitt County Arrest Report News Staff Wed, 06/07/2023 - 11:55 Image Body Arrest Report Week of May 26, 2023 to June1, 2023 Jail Average Daily Count – 111 Inmates Housed for Other Agencies – 26 May 26, 2023 Brittney Charlotte Mendez, 25, of Cuero, Escape While Arrested/Confined- Felony,...
Kim Kalich receives Special Education Teacher Recognition Award
The Pilot Club of Shiner provided a nomination for a “Special Education Teacher Recognition Award” at the Texas District Convention held in San Marcos in April. Announced on Friday, May 30, the winner of the award was Kim Kalich from Shiner Elementary School. She has dedicated 31 years of teaching with a big heart for all of her students. It takes a special person to teach someone with learning disabilities. Thank you for your continued support of our students’ success!
FOGAS not renewing cat shelter contract
After 18 years of service, The Friends of Gonzales Animal Shelter will not renew its contract with the city of Gonzales as a cat shelter. During its 18 years of service, the non-profit organization has run as a “no-kill” facility, and no cats were killed to make space for new intakes, from FOGAS press release.
1864 Gonzales Provisional envelope hits auction block
An envelope sent from Gonzales to Houston in the latter days of the Civil War should fetch a nice price when it goes to auction later this month. On June 21, 2023, H.R. Harmer Fine Stamp Auctions will be offering at public auction the ninth of ten installments of the “Erivan” Collection of United and Confederate States Postal History.
St. Mary’s Church picnic Sunday
The annual St. Mary’s Catholic Church Picnic takes place Sunday at the church’s grounds located at 1648 FM 340, just west of Hallettsville. The picnic begins with a celebration of the mass at 9:15 a.m., followed by a day filled with all types of activities. Dinner service starts...
Shiner baseball: Comanches earn third straight trip to state baseball
MARION — Shiner qualified for the state baseball meet for the third straight season and earned the 2023 Region IV-2A championship with a sweep of Johnson City (5-2, 1-0) Thursday and Friday in Marion. “Going to state feels amazing. It is exactly where we wanted to be,” senior infielder/pitcher Drew Wenske said. Shiner 1, Johnson City 0 (Game 2, 8 innings) With two runners on and two outs in the…
YISD honors All-State band members, swears in board members
Yoakum ISD recognized members of the Yoakum Bulldog Band who were selected for All-State honors this past school year when board of directors met for their meeting on Monday, June 5. Student recognitions were given. Trombone player Alex Cardenas and Jordyn Eviez on the clarinet both received a “good” ratings,...
Green Cow Creamery celebrates one year anniversary
A year ago June 11, the doors of The Green Cow Creamery swung open and introduced the community to a delightful array of handmade, artisanal ice cream flavors. As the small-town ice cream parlor celebrates its first anniversary, residents are reflecting on the past year filled with creamy goodness, community support and unforgettable sweet treats. Nestled in the heart of Cuero,The Green Cow…
Oldest — and best — weekly newspaper in Texas!
The seminal Queen song applies to the Gonzales Inquirer — and by extension, the entire Gonzales County community — as your hometown newspaper was crowned the Sweepstakes winner for Division 7 at the 2022 Texas Press Association Better Newspaper Contest this past weekend. The Inquirer collected a trophy...
Grand Theater opens its doors for summer matinees
The Grand Theater is gearing up for summer matinees for the kids of Yoakum and surrounding areas, every Wednesday all summer long at 11:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. “We’ve done this now for 6 years and I am an educator and I think it’s important for the communities and families to have something to do,” Grand Theater Owner Tammy Steinmann said. “I get sponsors and businesses to help me pay for the movies so that I can offer it free to the community.”
GEDC hires Sankey as new economic development director
The Gonzales Economic Development Corporation is touting the hiring of its newest economic development director, who has 20 years of experience in the non-profit sector with an extensive background. The City of Gonzales and the Gonzales Economic Development Board announced Tuesday, June 6, that Susan Sankey has accepted the position...
Shigellosis outbreak strikes Texas county
Not so long ago, Hallettsville, TX, was known for its nearby “Chicken Ranch” and its historic Courthouse square was the location of city scenes in The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, the 1982 musical starring Burt Reynolds and Dolly Parton. In recent days, however, the county seat of...
Shigella outbreak in Lavaca County, linked to Hallettsville-based restaurant Cabos San Lucas Mexican Grill
HALLETTSVILLE, Texas - A Shigella outbreak has been reported in Lavaca County, linked to a Hallettsville-based restaurant Cabos San Lucas Mexican Grill. Shigella infection is a type of food poisoning that may also be called bacillary dysentery. Dysentery is a word for diarrhea that contains blood or mucus.
Cuero High School celebrates 125 graduates
Cuero High School celebrates 125 graduates Kimber Mccrory, Reporter Photos By Shania Horton Wed, 06/07/2023 - 11:55 Image 2023 graduates celebrate after ceremony Photos by Shania Horton Graduates enter Gobbler Stadium Photos by Shania Horton ...
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