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Lena Minnie Schuenemann

Lena Minnie Schuenemann passed away on Jan. 31, 2011, at the age of 91. She was born in Mendoza, Texas, to Phillip Herman Homann and Lottie Barth Homann in 1919. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hilmar; her sister, Mary Habermann; and brother, Arthur Homann. She is survived by her sister, Olga Dischinger, […]

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Mavis Langham

Mavis Louanne Evans Langham was called home to be with her Savior on Feb. 4, 2011, after a short, but courageous battle with lung cancer (she never smoked).Mavis was 68 years old. Mavis was born on Sept. 19, 1942, to Harold W., Sr., and Arline Evans in Harvey, Ill. On Feb. 25, 1956, Mavis met […]

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Winter weather event snarls area traffic

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER Two days of wintry weather caused more than two dozen accidents over two separate days last week. In the late hours of the evening on Feb. 3, a blast of Arctic air powered through Central Texas, bringing with it more than the snow forecasters had promised, but sleet, freezing rain and […]

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Judges sought for weekend cookoff

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER Chilly weather? Chili weather. The Caldwell County-based Central Texas Tolbert Chili group announced this week that they are seeking judges to participate in this weekend’s fifth annual Special Olympics Chili Cookoff at Cedar Hall, 1721 S. Commerce, in Lockhart. The chili cookoff, traditionally Lockhart’s first in any calendar year, is a […]

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From the Clocktower – Predicting the future is a tricky business

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER On Monday morning, I received a press release from the office of Health and Human Secretary Kathleen Sebelius notifying me of a report that shows how much families and businesses will save on insurance premiums… in 2014. I’m so glad that Ms. Sebelius’s crystal ball is working well enough for her […]

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Heather Michelle Goodlett Shook

Heather Michelle Goodlett, 33, was born on May, 14, 1977, and called home by our Heavenly Father on Jan. 28, 2011, while surrounded by her family. Heather was born in Louisville, Ky., to Barry Glen and Melody Lynn Goodlett. Heather was preceded in death by her grandmothers, Dorothy Minyard and Lucy Goodlett; her mother, Melody […]

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William McDavid

William McDavid died peacefully in Berkeley on Nov. 14, 2010, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. William was born in Lockhart, Texas, on May 18, 1937, the third of seven children born to Allen and Doris McDavid. After graduating from Paul Quinn College in Waco, he moved to California to begin a career in public service. […]

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William Roland

William Cordell Roland, 76, passed away on Jan. 30, 2011. He was born in St. John’s Colony, Texas on June 21, 1934, to Roy Roland, Sr. and Annie O. (Hill) Roland. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Nell Hughes Roland; one daughter, Elaine Roland-Head (Rueben), of Lockhart; three sons, Garland D. Roland […]

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Frank Natal

Frank V. Natal was born April 21, 1934 in San Marcos, Texas, and passed away on Jan. 29, 2011. Mr. Natal is survived by his wife, Mary Louise Natal; a daughter, Marie Teresa Valadez and husband, Manuel Valadez, Jr.; a son, Arthur Natal and wife, Jenny Natal; sister, Janie Hernandez; brothers, Joe Natal and Jesse […]

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Council splits on tourism funding

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER A normally routine decision by the Lockhart City Council became a point of contention on Tuesday evening as the council discussed how to allocate hotel-motel tax money for the coming fiscal year. The tax funds, generated specifically by guests in local hotels and motels, are generally coveted in the tourism industry, […]

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