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Dustin Wayne Koehler

Dustin Wayne Koehler, 18, of Lockhart, Texas, went to be with our Heavenly Father on July 8, 2014. He was born on Oct. 31, 1995, in Austin, Texas to Bryan Wayne Koehler and Ronda Joann Smith Koehler. Dustin was a devoted son, grandson and brother who thought of others before himself. He had a love […]

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William Key, Jr.

William Claude Key, Jr., 80, of Luling, passed away on July 3, 2014. He was born on Aug. 12, 1933, in Fannin County, Texas, the son of William Claude Key, Sr., and Dorkas Faye (Rushing) Key. He married Wanda Lou Williams on June 11, 1963, in Lubbock, Texas. She preceded him in death in 2004. […]

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Gerald Hill

Gerald Hill was born on Sept. 14, 1932, in Peoria, Ill., to Lester Hill and Melva Howerton Hill. He was the youngest of five sons and was preceded in death by his brothers, Donald Melvin Hill, Davy Lee Hill, and half-brother, Louis Hill. Gerald passed away on June 24, 2014. Gerald served in the Navy […]

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William Alex

William “Bill” Alex, 77, of Lockhart, Texas, passed away on July 4, 2014. He was born on April 5, 1937, in Luling, Texas, to Henry C. and Gertrude Schreiber Alex. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Alice Alex and Imelda Bailey; and his brother-in-law, Milton Pfefferkorn. He is survived by his […]

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Mary Jo Bourg

Mary Jo (Fowler) Bourg was born on, March 5, 1926, in Wellington, Texas, the eleventh child of James Griffin Fowler and Gertrude Stanley Fowler.  She entered into rest on July 6, 2014 having attained the age of 88 years, four months, and one day. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband Wilfred […]

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Sara Hilgers

Sara Lamun Hilgers, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, community librarian and friend to many, died on July 2, 2014, in Austin. She was preceded in death by her loving parents and by her brother whom she adored, David Lamun. Sara was born on July 3, 1922, to Bernard and Sylvia Lamun in Kaw City, Okla.  They […]

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Manuel Barron, Jr.

Manuel Barron, Jr., 76, of Westlake passed away on Monday, June 30, 2014. He was born on Oct. 1, 1937, to Manuel Barron, Sr., and Eloisa Murillo Barron in Lockhart, Texas. He attended Lockhart High School and graduated in 1958, then attended the University of Texas for three years. Mr. Barron was a member of […]

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Auto theft set to spike in July

Historically, during the month of July, auto crime tends to spike, with additional car thefts and burglaries being reported to law enforcement agencies throughout the country.

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From the Clocktower – Your Doctor or Your Boss?

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Since the news of the Supreme Court’s “Hobby Lobby decision” broke on Monday morning, I have been trying very hard to figure out what all the fuss is about. I’ve been watching opponents of the decision – including Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, who wrote a scathing dissent to […]

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LaVerne Voigt

LaVerne Voigt, 93, of Houston, Texas, formerly of Lockhart, passed away on July 2, 2014. She was born on April 23, 1921 in Rockdale, Texas, to John and Lottie Yoakum Pruett. She was a resident of Caldwell County for 50 years and was the secretary for the Caldwell County Extension Office for 24 years. She […]

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