Articles By: staff

Diana Marie Juarez

Diana Marie Juarez, 31, of Kingsbury, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014. She was born on Jan. 13, 1983. Mrs. Juarez is survived by her husband, Marciano Juarez; daughter, Laura Juarez; son, Marcus Juarez; parents, Enrique and Norma Rubio; sister, Rachel Sotelo (Joel); brother, Enrique Rubio (Christina); maternal grandfather, Mucio Dominguez; mother and father-in-law, Gloria […]

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Casey Crawford

Casey Randle Crawford, 11 of Corinth, Texas, died Wednesday July 23, 2014 at Cook Children’s Hospital in Ft. Worth. Casey was born June 17, 2003, in Austin, Texas, the son of Randle Ray Crawford and Dee Ann (Teague) Crawford. He was a student; he just had completed the fifth grade at Hawk Elementary and was […]

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Dorothy Vestal Taylor

Dorothy Joyce Vestal was born the “cotton-topped daughter” of Alice Louella (Norman) Vestal and William Reagan Vestal on Nov. 14, 1929, in the Hays Community in Cooke County, Texas. She entered into her Father’s Kingdom on Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Lockhart, Texas. A lifelong teacher and artist, Dorothy married James Billy Taylor on Aug. […]

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Celsa Rodriguez

Celsa Rodriguez, 69, of Lockhart, went to be with our Heavenly Father on July 24, 2014. She  was born on April 18, 1945, in Lockhart, Texas, to Ascencion and Josefa Mojica Rodriguez. Celsa was a loving wife, mother, sister, and grandmother. She was devoted to her family and loved to cook for them. She was […]

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James A. Pearson

James Alvin Pearson passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014 at Parkview Nursing and Rehab. after an extended illness. He was born on June 30, 1939. He is preceded in death by his father James Alfred “Red” Pearson; his wife, Patsy Pearson; and son, James Allen Pearson. He is survived by his mother Zelma Pearson, of […]

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Oralia Vargas

Oralia “Lale” Vargas, 81, of Hereford, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in Hereford. Mass of Christian Burial was held on Friday at 10 in St. Anthony’s Catholic Church with Monsignor Joe Bixenman, Rev. Tony Neusch and Rev. Jim O’Conner as celebrants. Entombment will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery under the direction of […]

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Letters – Former employee addressses county pay

To the Editor: I wish to make a few comments concerning the article in the Clock Tower on governmental workers at the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Department and the Jail. I began full-time work at the Caldwell County Jail in 1987; however, that job alone didn’t pay enough to make a living. At one time during […]

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Commissioners stymied by agenda error

The discussion about enforcement and safety on the San Marcos River has been an ongoing concern for the Commissioners, as well as for the Sheriff’s Department, the City of Martindale and the residents of the river

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Trevino takes helm at LISD

Rather than wading slowly into the pool, Trevino has jumped in with both feet.

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Otila S. Garza

Otila S. Garza, 88, of Lockhart formally of Alice, Texas passed away on July 18, 2014. She   was born on Oct. 5, 1925 in Alice, Texas, to Isidoro and Luisa Garza. Otila was a loving mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother to her family. She was devoted to her family and was avid to her gardening. […]

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