Articles By: staff

El Louise Denmark

El Louise (Germer) Denmark passed away June 5, 2015 in Bastrop, Texas.  She was born on Dec. 7, 1922, in Maxwell, Texas to Gustav and Elsa Germer.  She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Albert “Smokey” Denmark; her brother, LaVern “Sonny” Germer; and sister, Gussie Lea Critchfield. She is survived by her […]

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Cleaning up, coming back

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Work. Work. And Wait. While search and recovery teams continue with the grueling process of recovering those who are still missing after the historic Memorial Weekend Floods, the residents of Caldwell County have begun the long, slow journey to “the new normal.” More than 200 homes have been confirmed to […]

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Legal Notice – June 4, 2015: Lockhart and Caldwell County (Texas)

LEGAL NOTICE ——————————— Request for Competitive Sealed Proposals from Contractors furnishing all permits, materials, labor, and equipment necessary to complete a new primary 480Y/277 electrical service to the Lockhart High school site at 906 Center Street.   Lockhart ISD will accept proposals from Contractors until 2:00 P.M. June 25, 2015 at the District’s Administrative Offices […]

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Hertha Allyne Pippus

Allyne (Alex) Pippus passed away on May 9, 2015, in Santa Rosa, Calif., hospital following a short illness. Allyne was born March 3, 1931, in Luling, Texas. She graduated from Lockhart High School in 1949. She married Charles Pippus in 1950, while he was stationed at Bergstrom Air Force Base in Austin, Texas. She is […]

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Terry New

Terry Gene New, 56, passed away Friday, May 22, 2015. Terry was born Dec. 8, 1958, in Lockhart, Texas. He was preceded in death by his mother, Joann Murphree and father, Gene Raymond New. He is survived by wife Cathy New; his son, Justin New and wife, Kristin; his daughter, Amanda New; his step-sons, Dillon […]

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Hons Davis, Jr.

Hons “Mann” Davis, Jr., a resident of Lockhart, passed away on May 30, 2015 at the age of 90. He was born in the Brownsboro Community to Samuel Hons and Thelma (Perry) Davis on June 14, 1924. He married Lora Ann Keen on June 15, 1962 and with this union they raised four children: Marilyn, […]

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Garland Roland

Garland Dell Roland, 54, passed away on May 25, 2014. He was born in Lockhart, Texas on April 11, 1961, to William and Nell (Hughes) Roland. He is survived by his mother, Nell Roland; one sister, Elaine Roland-Head (Rueben), of Lockhart; and two brothers, Jerry L. Roland, of Lockhart, and Jason Roland (Stephaine), of San […]

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From the Clocktower – Life, loss and a little bit of luck

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Several times, since a wall of water came crashing through the San Marcos River, and a deluge followed it from the skies, I’ve heard people say how “lucky” Caldwell County is, that we don’t have a death toll involved with this weekend’s flooding events. I’m not sure “luck” is the […]

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Water, water everywhere

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Forewarned is forearmed. Though, by his own admission, Caldwell County Emergency Management Coordinator Martin Ritchey has “felt like the boy who cried wolf,” in recent weeks as weather forecasts failed to come to fruition in Caldwell County, that preparation and vigilance paid off on Saturday night and the early hours […]

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H-E-B launches flood relief campaign

H-E-B will donate $100,000 to the American Red Cross and will begin accepting customer donations for the families and communities impacted by the recent Texas floods and tornadoes. This week, all H-E-B and Central Market stores across Texas launched a statewide tear pad campaign offering customers an opportunity to support victims by donating in increments […]

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