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Lawsuits filed in Biloxi crash; Hoffmans, other family members target tour company, railroad and driver

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   While the injured continue their journey toward recovery and the families of those killed struggle to find a new normal, the organizers of the tragic bus tour that left four people dead and dozens injured are preparing for a litany of legal battles. Filed in Dallas County District Court, as […]

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Letters – Food distribution program shutters in Caldwell County

To Judge Schawe: Feb. 15, 2017, marked the end of an era of the Caldwell County Extension Education Association’s food distribution project as we have known it since 1994. Due to change in policy and procedures, the Central Texas Food Bank in Austin has ceased to permit our organization to purchase nonperishable U.S.D.A. food products […]

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Ken and Peggy Hoffman

After 36 years of marriage, Ken Hoffman, 82, and Peggy (Wilson) Hoffman, 73, passed away together unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. The Hoffmans were beloved parents, grandparents, friends, lifelong educators, and pillars in the Lockhart community. They are survived by their five children: Melissa Messerly, of Lockhart, Kim Chapman and husband, Chris, of Lockhart, […]

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Raymond Mireles

Raymond Balandran Mireles, 69, of Lockhart, passed away on March 9, 2017. He was born on October 2, 1947, in Lockhart, to Patricio and Trinidad Mireles. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Pedro Mireles and Patricio Mireles; and one sister-in-law, Rita Mireles. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, […]

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Richard Huggins

Richard Michael Huggins, 60, of Lockhart, Texas passed away unexpectedly on the morning of March 11, 2017. He was born on June 16, 1956, in Bertram, Texas to Marie Odis and J.W. Huggins. Richard was very knowledgeable when it came to fixing tractors, servicing and hauling heavy machinery, working most of his life in construction […]

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Preston Hogan

Preston D. Hogan, 86, of Maxwell, TX passed away on March 12, 2017. Visitation is scheduled at noon on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at Pennington Funeral Home, with services following at 2 p.m. Burial will follow at Memory Lawn Memorial Park in Martindale. Arrangements by Pennington Funeral Home, San Marcos, Texas, (512) 353-4311.

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Arlene Daughtry

Arlene Daughtry, 73, of Creedmoor, died March 11, 2017. Mrs. Daughtry was born January 25, 1944 in Robstown, Texas, to Arlitt Lee Brister and Cindrella Beck Brister. She was united in marriage to Jimmie M. Daughtry April 3, 1970, in Austin. She was a Data Processor for Farmers Insurance. Arlene is survived by her loving […]

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The Roar Report – Spring 2017

Although winter hasn’t been that cold this year, it is exciting to sense the nearness of spring with tree blossoms budding and roses blooming. Bluebonnets are beginning to announce spring’s return, and in Lockhart and throughout Caldwell County, it is certainly a season of new growth. The same is true in Lockhart ISD. Teachers have […]

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Biloxi crash claims Lockhart residents

**UPDATED FROM PRINT** By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Six days, two casinos and a treasure trove of memories – that was the goal. The end result was something quite different. Setting out on Sunday from Bastrop, the group, comprised largely of retirees, expected a few days of fun on the road, visiting the famed casinos […]

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Joe Woods

William Joseph Woods, known to all as Joe, passed unexpectedly on March 1, 2017 in his home in Lockhart Texas. Joe was born June 24, 1942, in Hanford, Calif., to William H. and Mildred W. Woods. Joe was raised in a military family and moved frequently during his earlier years. Joe’s family settled in Lockhart […]

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