Crash claims LHS senior, 2014 grad

Crash claims LHS senior, 2014 grad

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   The Texas Department of Public Safety continues to investigate a Jan. 11 crash that killed a Lockhart High School senior and her boyfriend, a 2014 LHS graduate. Lauren Garcia, 18, was described by friends and family as a “bubbly, vivacious” teen with a “smile that could light up the room.” […]

Council gives nod to new LPD Chief

Council gives nod to new LPD Chief

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   During a brief business meeting on Tuesday evening, the Lockhart City Council unanimously approved a recommendation from City Manager Vance Rodgers to appoint Ernest Pedraza as Lockhart’s new Chief of Police. Pedraza, a retired commander from the Austin Police Department, honorably discharged from the U.S. Army, and has more than […]

Kyle teen dead in hit-and-run

Kyle teen dead in hit-and-run

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   The Texas Department of Public Safety is seeking public assistance in locating the driver of a fatal hit-and-run collision on Monday evening near Niederwald. According to DPS reports, just before 8 p.m. on Monday evening, emergency services were dispatched to FM 2001 near the intersection of Highway 21 (on the […]

Kyle teen dead in hit-and-run December 30, 2016 5:53 pm

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   The Texas Department of Public Safety is seeking public assistance in locating the driver of a fatal hit-and-run collision on Monday evening near Niederwald. According to DPS reports, just before 8 p.m. on Monday evening, emergency services were dispatched to FM 2001 near the intersection of Highway 21 (on the […]

Prescription cocktail could have impaired balloon pilot

Prescription cocktail could have impaired balloon pilot

NTSB says ‘a Witches’ brew’ identified in post-mortem toxicology tests


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Crash claims LHS senior, 2014 grad

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   The Texas Department of Public Safety continues to investigate a Jan. 11 crash that killed a Lockhart High School senior and her boyfriend, a 2014 LHS graduate. Lauren Garcia, 18, was described by friends and family as a “bubbly, vivacious” teen with a “smile that could light up the room.” […]

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Opinions

From the Clocktower -Choices and Consequences

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   It seems far too many times in the last 13 years, I’ve felt called to use this space to discuss the destruction of youth. Far too many times, our community has woken up on a random morning being forced to stare down the tragedy of a young person, gone too […]

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Sports&More

Breaking new ground: 13.13.Q_B0tZ is code for success

Breaking new ground: 13.13.Q_B0tZ is code for success

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Putting a new spin (quite literally) on the old idea of academic clubs, a group of Lockhart High School students is going where no LHS students have gone before – straight to the top of the heap in regional performance in programming, engineering and mechanics. Though they officially fall under […]

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Recent Articles

Les Harrison

Leslie David “Les” Harrison of Martindale, Texas, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, passed away suddenly on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, at the age of 72. He was born Jan. 27, 1944, in McAllen, Texas, to Eugene and Ruby (Fairchild) Harrison. A sixth-generation Texan, his great-great-grandfather fought with Sam Houston in the battle of […]

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Adolfo Gonzales, Sr.

Adolfo Gonzales, Sr., 73, of Luling, (formerly of Lockhart), passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017. Mr. Gonzales was born on Sept. 27, 1943, in Lockhart, to Juan and Carmela Gonzales. A loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, he was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Emilio Gonzales; and sister, Eufemia Martinez. Mr. Gonzales […]

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Daniel Day

Daniel Lee Day, local artist and entrepreneur passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 19, 2016, at the age of 64. He died at his home workshop in Lytton Springs, Texas. Dan was born April 23, 1953 in San Marcos to Alvin H Day and Mildred (Gomillion) Day. At the youthful age of 21, he started a […]

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Crash claims LHS senior, 2014 grad

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   The Texas Department of Public Safety continues to investigate a Jan. 11 crash that killed a Lockhart High School senior and her boyfriend, a 2014 LHS graduate. Lauren Garcia, 18, was described by friends and family as a “bubbly, vivacious” teen with a “smile that could light up the room.” […]

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Council gives nod to new LPD Chief

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   During a brief business meeting on Tuesday evening, the Lockhart City Council unanimously approved a recommendation from City Manager Vance Rodgers to appoint Ernest Pedraza as Lockhart’s new Chief of Police. Pedraza, a retired commander from the Austin Police Department, honorably discharged from the U.S. Army, and has more than […]

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From the Clocktower -Choices and Consequences

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   It seems far too many times in the last 13 years, I’ve felt called to use this space to discuss the destruction of youth. Far too many times, our community has woken up on a random morning being forced to stare down the tragedy of a young person, gone too […]

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Tesha McClanahan

Tesha Ann McClanahan, 48, of Seguin, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, in Seguin, Texas. Tesha was born in Houston, Texas to Donnie Vance McClanahan and Sharon Ann Chisum on Aug. 4, 1968. Tesha is preceded in death by her father, Donnie McClanahan and her grandmother, Janice Lawter.  Tesha is survived by grandparents, Jewel […]

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Russell Matthews

Russell Shane “Rusty” Matthews, 60, of Lockhart, passed away on Jan. 14, 2017 in Austin, Texas. A Memorial Service will be held at noon on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, at the VFW Hall in Lockhart. Rusty was born in Swenden-Wilshire, England to Bryant Howell Matthews and Polly Lou Pettigrew on March 21, 1956.  He married […]

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Raul Trelles

  Raul “Roy” Gonzales Trelles, 68, of Lockhart, Texas passed away on Jan. 16, 2017. He was born on Dec. 2, 1948, in Lockhart, Texas to Demetrio and Josefa Trelles. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his infant son. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Olga Recio Trelles; daughter, […]

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Edna Sellstrom

Edna “Susie” Sellstrom, 81, beloved wife of Leonard Sellstrom, passed away in Austin, Texas, on Jan. 12, 2017. Visitation was held at 1 p.m. with Funeral Service at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, at Grace Lutheran Church in San Marcos. Interment followed at Memory Lawn Memorial Park in Martindale. Arrangements by Pennington Funeral […]

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