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Letters – Parent urges review of LISD weather decision

To the Editor: Whoever made the decision to go through with having school this past Friday should get on his hands and knees and be thankful no school bus ran off the road – or worse – while our kids were on board. I chose not to put my kids on the bus, so they […]

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Letters – District under fire for snow day opening

To the Editor: Once again, it snows and all the school districts around Lockhart close their doors for the safety of the students and staff. Does Lockhart ISD show the same concern for the safety of the students and staff? Of course NOT!! The news reports that over 100 accidents have occurred since midnight on […]

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Letters – Council misses mark on extended hours

To the Editor: As a citizen of Caldwell County and a business owner in Lockhart, I would like to say thank you to our Mayor Ray Sanders, Mayor Pro Tem Paul Gomez and Council Woman Angie Gonzales-Sanchez for their desire to see Lockhart grow and bring new revenue to our small town that has been […]

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Letters – Reader praises teens for heroic actions

To the Editor: How can one adequately say thank you to two teenagers who rescued Tramp, a small, loving Lhasa Apso, and me from two big, unleashed, untagged bulldogs. On Feb. 4, on Live Oak Street, we were suddenly attacked from behind with no warning. The strong white bulldog had Tram in his mouth as […]

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Letters – Reader blasts Brock Cabin funding choice

To the Editor: I am once again left shaking my head, that Lockhart, a “city with a vision” (if one can believe the slogan imprinted on the city’s emblem), continues to elect city council members who HAVE no vision. Case in point – City Council meeting on Feb. 1. Roy Watson, a citizen of Lockhart […]

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Linda Gonzales

Linda V. Gonzales was born on Nov. 8, 1923. She passed away on Jan. 30, 2011, at the age of 87. Linda was preceded in death by her parents, Ratoro and Angelina Salinas Valdez, and her husband, Domingo Gonzales. Linda is survived by her daughters, Angie Diaz and Carol Grogan. Linda is also survived by […]

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Alvina Lehmann Borchert

Alvina Kathryn Lehmann Borchert was born on Aug. 22, 1917, in Kyle, Texas. She passed away on Feb. 2, 2011, at Deer Creek Nursing Home in Wimberley, Texas. Alvina was born to Ernest Carl and Amelia Caroline Krueger Lehmann. She was a wonderful daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, caregiver and friend to many. She is preceded […]

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Jane Olesky

Jane Roberson Olesky went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Feb. 7, 2011, after a courageous three-year battle with breast cancer. Jane passed away at St. David’s South Austin Hospital. She was born in Plainview, Texas, on Nov. 9, 1951. She was married to John P. Olesky on Feb. 14, 1973. They […]

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James E. Medley

James E. Medley, of Lockhart, passed away on Jan. 31, 2011, in Houston, Texas. He was born on Nov. 8, 1922, to John and Della Medley. Mr. Medley is survived by four daughters: Judy Medley, Kathy Brown, Carol Knapp and Gail Smith; two sisters: Gladys Roberts and Kathryn Malson; sister-in-law betty Medley; four grandchildren and […]

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Sandra Franks

Sandra Juanita Franks was born in Lockhart, Texas, on Dec. 31, 1947, to the late Alvin Clint Wallace and Doris Norman Wallace. She attended public schools in Lockhart, Texas. She was united in holy matrimony to Hiawatha Clinch Franks and to this sacred union three lovely children were born: Selina (Tony) Robertson, Hiawatha, Jr., and […]

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