Articles By: staff

Dr. J. Tom Connolly

It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to Dr. J. Tom Connolly.  Tom passed away peacefully in his home on Sunday evening, Sept. 28, 2014. Born March 13, 1933 to James Edward and Jessie Mary McMillan Connolly, Tom grew up and spent much of his adult life in Lockhart.  Upon graduation from Lockhart […]

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Lester Keller

Services for Lester Edwin Keller, 62, of Canton, Texas, are scheduled for 2 p.m. on  Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at Eubank Funeral Chapel with Bro. Mike Newby officiating, under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home, Canton. He passed away Sept. 29, 2014 at his home in Canton, Texas. Mr. Keller was born on Dec. 25, […]

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Lupe Rodriguez

Lupe Rodriguez, 67, died at Central Texas Medical Center in San Marcos, Texas, on Tuesday Sept. 30, 2014.  She was born on Jan. 2, 1947 in Hondo, Texas, to Pedro and Louisa Urrutia. She lived most of her life in Lockhart with her husband, Fidel Rodriguez. She is survived by her husband of 50 years; […]

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Steven Hodges

Steven Weldon “Steve” Hodges unexpectedly went to be with our Heavenly Father on Sept. 28, 2014. Steven was born July 7, 1948, in Commerce, Texas. He was the only child of Ralph Weldon Hodges and Hester Beatrice (Adair) Hodges. Until his parents moved to Grand Prairie, Texas, Steven spent his early years on the family […]

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LISD focuses on new elementary location

Superintendent Rudy Trevino stated firmly that he is in the business of educating children, and that he has to “keep friends on both sides of the aisle.” He also challenged both EPICC and GGH to do more for the District, including helping with scholarships, campus gardens, recycling programs.

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Teamwork, passion take Lions to 4-0

Big Homecoming win increases Lockhart’s momentum

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Dora Lee Williams-Scaggs

Dora Lee “Nana” Williams-Scaggs passed away on Sept. 20, 2014. She was born Dec. 24, 1937, in Gonzales, Texas. She was a long time service worker for the Lockhart Hospital and Brackenridge Hospital. She loved serving the community and fellowshipping with all. She leaves to mourn: five loving daughters; one brother; three sisters; two stepchildren; numerous grandchildren, nieces and […]

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Benjamin Peralez

Released from his earthly bonds, Benjamin F. Peralez passed peacefully with his family by his side and escorted by the Angels of our Heavenly Father on Sept. 18, 2014 at the age of 54 years. Born December 21, 1959 in Lockhart, he was a beloved husband, father, brother, uncle and friend. Benjamin is preceded in […]

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James L. Payne

                James LeRoy “Jim” Payne, 89, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sept. 17, 2014. Born in Glasgow, Ky., on Oct. 28, 1924, Jim moved with his family to Texas at an early age, where his stepfather worked in the oil patch and in construction. […]

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Eugene Erickson

Retired Sr. Master Sargent Eugene Erickson, Jr., 71, of Lockhart, passed away on Sept. 19, 2014. He was born on Oct. 5, 1942 in Houston, Texas to Eugene Wallace, Sr and Loretta Theresa Erickson. He was a 20-year veteran serving in the Air Force as an aerial mechanic. He was preceded in death by his […]

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