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From the Clocktower – The good side of a bad reputation

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   One of my oldest and dearest family friends likes to quote Mark Twain every time he sees me. “Never pick a fight with people who buy ink by the barrel,” he says. This particular family friend is a homebuilder, half-a-thumb shy, so I’m not so sure how sage his advice […]

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Rodeo rides for flood recovery

CTR kicks off with events all weekend

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Judge declares emergency, threats continue

The declaration, Ritchey said, positions the County to be in line for State and Federal funding

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Onorato Tinajero

Onorato Tinajero, 51, of Maxwell, passed away on Monday, May 23, 2016 in Reedville, Texas. Onorato was born in Guanajuato, Mexico to Herminio and Cecilia Arbizo Tinajero on July 1, 1964.  He married Rosemary Cruz in 1991. He worked as a construction worker. Onorato is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Valdo Tinajero. […]

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Dolores Lopez Reyes

Dolores Lopez Reyes, 73, of Lockhart, passed away on May 26, 2016, in Kyle, Texas. She was born in Luling, Texas, on Sept. 14, 1942, to Manuel and Antonia Lopez. She was the sixth of seven children born to that union. Dolores was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Paula Tobias; her brother, […]

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Benna Purvine

Benna Molena Russell Purvine died peacefully on March 23, 2016, in Austin, Texas, at the age of 99. She was born on June 6, 1917, in Blanchard, Okla., to Viola Anne and George Chester Russell. Benna graduated from East Central State College, in Ada, with a Bachelor of English – Summa Cum Laude. She belonged […]

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Cruz Mendez

Cruz (Vasquez) Mendez, 81, of Lockhart, was born to Pauline Robles and Jose Vasquez on May 3, 1935, in Prairie Lea, Texas. Cruz passed away peacefully on June 4, 2016 in Kyle, Texas, with her loving family at her side. She worked most of her life at the Lockhart Hospital as a nurse for Dr. […]

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Summer meals provided for local children

Just twelve out of 100 low-income children in Texas who need summer meals receive them. On an average summer day in 2014, 273,655 low-income Texas children received summer meals, a decrease of two percent from the previous summer. “It’s troubling to see participation fall when most other states are celebrating increases,” said Celia Cole, CEO of Feeding Texas. “Texas […]

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Flood threats continue through weekend

While high winds and hail remain possible through the week, those are not the primary concern regarding the weather event, the National Weather Service said.

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From the Clocktower – Everyone should NOT earn a trophy

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Every time I pick up a national newspaper or turn on the news, I find myself getting more and more frustrated with the culture we have created in this country. We seem so desperate to make sure that everyone feels “included” that we’re willing to overlook actual accomplishments, in order […]

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