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Wayne Lesser

Wayne Lesser died on Monday, July 17, at his home in Lytton Springs. At the time of his death, Wayne was engaged in one of the activities he loved, teaching his summer school class in American literature at The University of Texas at Austin, where, in a career that spanned 42 years, he served as […]

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LaVon Culpepper

Clendon LaVon Culpepper, 59, of Henderson, Texas, went on to be with the Lord on July 20, 2017. LaVon was born Feb. 4, 1958, in Freeport, Texas. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and a member of Brazoria Kennel Club. He was an officer with the Lockhart Police Department for three […]

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From the Clocktower – Big government, small potatoes

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER For most of my life, I was taught that the ACTUAL purpose of the government, be it at the Federal, State or local level, is to provide infrastructure, security and to provide rule of law to protect citizens from interior and exterior threats. That sounds pretty simple. It’s also a concept […]

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Council eyes tax rate decrease with service increase

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   An unprecedented spike in property values and the addition of more than $18 million in new properties has allowed the Lockhart City Council to make a variety of bold budgeting decisions. During a marathon budget talk on Tuesday evening, the Council considered a number of financing options that will allow […]

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Phone scams continue to target locals

Local and statewide law enforcement agencies are reporting recent surges of several scams targeting the elderly and disabled throughout the State. Locally, reports have surfaced of City of Lockhart residents being contacted by someone claiming to be from the Electric Department calling to collect on an outstanding bill. However, according to City officials, the City […]

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Herbert Ulbricht, Jr

Herbert Henry Ulbricht, Jr., 94, passed away on July 9, 2017 in Georgetown. He and his wife, Martha, raised two boys, Kirk and Hank, in Bellaire, Texas beginning in the 1950s, while Herb pursued his career as an Architect in Houston. He descended from immigrants Heinrich and Ernestine Ulbricht who came to Texas, bringing their […]

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David Schubert

David Alfred Schubert passed away on July 25, 2017 at the age of 89, from complications resulting from a fall. He was a lifelong resident of Niederwald, Texas, where he was born on April 22, 1928. David lived a peaceful country life with his wife of 67 years, Adeline Duesterheft Schubert. He was a quiet […]

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Sam B. Lewis, Jr.

Samuel Brown Lewis, Jr., was born on July 29, 1921, in Altus, Okla., to Samuel Brown Lewis, Sr., and Gladys (Minnie) Lewis. He was preceded in death by the love of his life, his wife, Lorraine (Glass) Lewis. He is survived by four daughters: Karen Miller (Mike), of Maryville, Tenn., Diane Clay of Austin, Texas, […]

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Alfred Cano

Mr. Alfred “Freddy” Frausto Cano, 69, passed away peacefully at his home in Lockhart, Texas on Sunday, July 30, 2017, surrounded by his wife and daughter. He was born on Aug. 3, 1947, in Lockhart to Juan M. and Celia (Frausto) Cano. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Gilbert Cano, and […]

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Bennie Bell

Bennie Franklin Bell Jr., 75, of Lockhart, passed away on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at Parkview Nursing Home, Lockhart, Texas. Bennie was born on May 5, 1942 in San Saba, Texas, to Bennie Franklin and Blanche Bostick Bell. Bennie is predeceased by his parents, and brother, Kenneth Bostick. Bennie is survived by three children: James […]

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