Bobcat Build, Allandelle partner for the future

Bobcat Build, Allandelle partner for the future

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Promoting and protecting the leadership of the future is a goal that most organizations can get behind. Last week, the administration of Martindale’s Allandelle Girl Camp joined forces with more than a dozen volunteers from Texas State University’s Bobcat Build project for exactly that purpose. In its 15th year, Bobcat […]

Theft accusations shock Martindale

Theft accusations shock Martindale

**UPDATED FROM PRINT VERSION**   By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   An overflow crowd was stunned on Tuesday night when accusations surfaced that members of the Martindale City Council were attempting to cover up accusations that bookkeeper Lynnette Ruiz had embezzled nearly $20,000 from the City of Martindale during her employment. Though the Martindale City Council […]

Local men killed in Mustang Ridge rollover

Local men killed in Mustang Ridge rollover

 By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Two Lockhart men were killed on Friday morning in a one-vehicle rollover accident in Southeast Travis County. According to Texas Department of Public Safety spokesperson Robbie Barrera, half-brothers Juan and Erik Salinas were southbound on Highway 183, just inside the northern boundary of the Mustang Ridge city limits, when the […]

LISD gears up to remodel Cisneros campus

LISD gears up to remodel Cisneros campus

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   As continues on sweeping renovations at Lockhart High School, the LISD Board of Trustees is preparing to take the next steps in the massive $63.9 million bond package approved by voters in 2014. Next on the agenda is a renovation of the ML Cisneros Freshman Campus Bois D’Arc Street, which, […]

LHS teacher dismissed for sexual misconduct

LHS teacher dismissed for sexual misconduct

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   A Lockhart High School teacher turned herself in to local authorities on Monday after allegations surfaced that she was engaged in an “inappropriate relationship” with a student last week. According to a prepared statement by the Lockhart Independent School District, LHS teacher Sarah Fowlkes was placed on administrative leave, with […]


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Bobcat Build, Allandelle partner for the future

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Promoting and protecting the leadership of the future is a goal that most organizations can get behind. Last week, the administration of Martindale’s Allandelle Girl Camp joined forces with more than a dozen volunteers from Texas State University’s Bobcat Build project for exactly that purpose. In its 15th year, Bobcat […]

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Opinions

From the Clocktower – It’s time to end distracted driving

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   I’ve used this space many times to discuss driving habits – usually, I’ll confess, when an accident happens that gets me rattled. And while it didn’t affect us directly, I’d say that the bus crash out at Concan qualifies as “jarring.” At the beginning of the current legislative session, both […]

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Sports&More

LHS makes strong stand at Lion Relays

LHS makes strong stand at Lion Relays

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   In their final appearances before next week’s District 26-5A, the Lion and Lady Lion Track teams hosted the annual Lion Relays on Thursday evening, in advance of a limited appearance at the Texas Relays at the University of Texas last weekend. Though Lockhart’s athletes were largely outgunned by powerhouse 6A […]

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Recent Articles

Jerald Gene Williams, Jr.

Jerald G. Williams, Jr., of Sarasota, Fla. went home to the Lord on April 1, 2017 after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He was born March 25, 1963 in Wausau, Wis. to Jerald Gene Williams, Sr. and Evelyn (St. Claire) Williams. Jerry missed his mother’s birthday by a matter of hours. Jerry spent several […]

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Bruce Strandtmann

Spurgeon Bruce Strandtmann, 77, of Maxwell, passed away on April 13, 2017, with his brother at his side. To many he was known as Bruce. He was born in Commerce, Texas, to Mary Ruth (nee Chance) and Russell William Strandtmann. Bruce was an accomplished sign language interpreter and mastered riding his unicycle. Though Bruce never […]

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Edward Rodriguez

Edward Rodriguez, 52, of Lockhart, died Thursday April 13, 2017. He was born in Lockhart, Texas, on April 6, 1965. Eddie is survived by his father, Fidel Rodriguez; sisters, Mary Rios and Christina Rodriguez; and brother, Andrew Rodriguez. He is further survived by six nieces: Ashley Rios, Vanessa Gutierrez, Jessie Rude, Rebecca Barrowman, Nessa Rios […]

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Marian Purswell

Marian Lucille Young Purswell, of Martindale, Texas, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 15, 2017, at the age of 90. She was surrounded in person and in spirit by her family. She was born on June 13, 1926 in Morganville, Kan., to Clayton and Ella Young. She married Arthur Don Purswell on June 3, 1950 […]

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Bobbie Dan Gideon

Bobbie Dan Gideon, 90, of McMahan, passed away on Monday, April 10, 2017, in Temple, Texas. She was born in McMahan on Nov. 28, 1926, to J.D. Reed and Johnnie King Reed. She graduated from high school and worked at Lockhart State/Omni Bank for 24 years. Bobbie Dan married Sammie Garner Gideon on July 18,1946. […]

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Georgia George

Georgia George, 84, of Lockhart, was called to be with the Lord on April 17, 2017. She was born on April 9, 1933, to George and Arlene Corn in Albuquerque, N.M. Georgia will be remembered as a loving wife, devoted mother, and treasured grandmother, who had a heart for God. She was a member and […]

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Floyd Davis, Jr.

Floyd Tate Davis, Jr., 74 of Lockhart Texas died peacefully, and without any pain, on April 7, 2017. He was born in Waco, Texas on June 19, 1942, to Floyd T. Davis and Lena Lee Dosser who both preceded him in death. His education included graduation from Reicher High School in Waco, Texas, in 1960, […]

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Robert Bingham

Robert Joseph “Joey” Bingham, 57, of Lockhart passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at his residence, surrounded by loved ones. He was born in England on Jan. 19, 1960, to John Everett Bingham and Betty Ruth Freeman Bingham. He graduated from Arlington High School and received training as Auto Mechanic. He married the love […]

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Bobcat Build, Allandelle partner for the future

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Promoting and protecting the leadership of the future is a goal that most organizations can get behind. Last week, the administration of Martindale’s Allandelle Girl Camp joined forces with more than a dozen volunteers from Texas State University’s Bobcat Build project for exactly that purpose. In its 15th year, Bobcat […]

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Shirley Nell McDavid

Shirley Nell McDavid was born to Allen and Doris McDavid on October 7, 1940, in Lockhart, and died peacefully on Sunday, March 19, 2017.Her parents, three sisters (Annabelle, Allie Faye, and Dorothy), and two brothers (William and James) preceded her in death. Shirley has one living brother, Charles McDavid. Shirley and the entire McDavid family […]

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