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The Gonzales County Sheriff’s Office seized 14 semi-automatic rifles, 30 magazines and over 1,000 rounds of ammunition from Pablo Gonzales, a convicted felon from Mission, during a traffic stop that occured on State Highway 80 near Leesville on July 23. Contributed photo by Gonzales County Sheriff’s Office
Thursday, July 30, 2015
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By Chris Johnson/reporter@gonzalescannon.com   LEESVILLE – On Thursday, July 23, a Gonzales County Sheriff’s deputy conducted a traffic stop on a 2009 White Volkswagen GTI, for a traffic violation on State Highway 80. According to a press release issued by the sheriff’s... + continue reading
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Pictured above is the vehicle used by Garza in the thefts of the Gonzales Wal-Mart.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
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By Kathryn Penrose/news@gonzalescannon.com   Gonzales Police are still on the lookout for a Schulenburg man wanted for theft. An investigation by Gonzales Police Department has lead to a warrant being issued for the arrest of Joe Garza, Jr., of Schulenburg. Garza has been charged with... + continue reading

Drones, similar to the one pictured above, have been spotted over communities in the area. Knowledge as to why they are flying and hovering over these areas are unknown at this time.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
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By Chris Johnson/reporter@gonzalescannon.com   YOAKUM – Many residents of small towns and rural counties in Texas feel that big city issues do not affect them very often. This all changed for a Yoakum family on Monday, July 20 when they spotted what they believe to be an unmanned... + continue reading

Nixon Fire Department personnel work on extinguishing the fire that erupted on the cab of an 18-wheeler following a wreck on State Highway 97 on Monday morning. Staff photo by Kathryn Penrose.
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A wrecker worker pulls the damaged pick-up from a ditch. Staff photo by Kathryn Penrose.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
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By Kathyrn Penrose/news@gonzalescannon.com   A La Vernia man was air lifted with serious injuries, after his work truck was side-swiped by an 18-wheeler on State Highway 97 Monday (July 27), just outside of Nixon at approximately 10:45 a.m. Dwayne Voigt, 60, was east bound on SH 97,... + continue reading

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Lights and sirens filled the night time air following a shooting at the Right Choice convenience store in Waelder on Friday night. Numerous law enforcement agencies from the area were on the scene. Contributed photo
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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By Kathyrn Penrose/news@gonzalescannon.com   WAELDER -- On Friday, July 24, at approximately 8:35 p.m. Gonzales County Sheriff’s Office received several 9-1-1 phone calls, reporting a shooting at the Right Choice Store in Waelder.   Upon the officers arrival on scene, it was... + continue reading
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The Gonzales County Sheriff’s Office seized 14 semi-automatic rifles, 30 magazines and over 1,000 rounds of ammunition from Pablo Gonzales, a convicted felon from Mission, during a traffic stop that occured on State Highway 80 near Leesville on July 23. Contributed photo by Gonzales County Sheriff’s Office
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Pictured above is the vehicle used by Garza in the thefts of the Gonzales Wal-Mart.

Drones, similar to the one pictured above, have been spotted over communities in the area. Knowledge as to why they are flying and hovering over these areas are unknown at this time.

Nixon Fire Department personnel work on extinguishing the fire that erupted on the cab of an 18-wheeler following a wreck on State Highway 97 on Monday morning. Staff photo by Kathryn Penrose.
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A wrecker worker pulls the damaged pick-up from a ditch. Staff photo by Kathryn Penrose.

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Lights and sirens filled the night time air following a shooting at the Right Choice convenience store in Waelder on Friday night. Numerous law enforcement agencies from the area were on the scene. Contributed photo

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Oath of Office Hector Dominguez, Nixon Mayor reads and administers the Oath of Office to council members Larry Harrison (left foreground), John Mercier and Dorothy Riojas (right), during Nixon City Council, on Tuesday. Staff photo by Kathryn Penrose
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The Gonzales Lady Apaches soccer team held a camp for younger players last week at Independence Park. GHS head coach Jenna Philips and Robert Addington directed the camp of about 11 youngsters.... + continue reading

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Sadie Thibodeaux is shown during the junior poles event. She came in second in the figure eights.
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