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Verona Harmon

Our beloved Verona Helen Graef Harmon died on May 15, 2017 at the age of 97 years young. Our Oma, our Grandma, our “Sunshine” passed peacefully surrounded by loved ones at her home in Lockhart, Texas. She was born to Eugene and Hertha Graef of Lockhart on May 2, 1920. She was sister to three […]

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Trollis Ross Crider

Trollis Ross Crider, 59, passed away Friday, June 2, 2017, from a heart attack due to complications of spinal surgery. It took a lot to bring him down though; he was Texas tough, not afraid of man or beast. On his birthday in 1978, he married his wife Shelley Rose, who cooked beans and cornbread […]

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Families press White House for balloon oversight

Survivors of 2016 Maxwell tragedy petition for new rules for pilots   By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   While many families continue to struggle to make sense of the nightmare balloon crash that killed 16 in Maxwell last summer, one woman is taking action. Pat Morgan, whose daughter, Lorilee Brabson, and granddaughter, Paige Brabson, were killed […]

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Judge presses to leave landfill suit

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Caldwell County Judge Kenneth Schawe pushed his peers this week to leave the Contested Case Hearing in opposition to the 130 Environmental Park proposed landfill before the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. The case, Schawe said, has cost Caldwell County taxpayers thousands of dollars, but as the results of the […]

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Council deals blow to local family’s business

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Shadows of a business that shuttered more than two years ago loomed large over the Lockhart City Council on Tuesday evening, as the Council once again pondered the businesses deemed “appropriate” for the Downtown Business District. Despite the burgeoning entertainment hub growing in and around the Central Business District (loosely […]

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Summer Perez

Summer Rose Perez, 25, of Lockhart, Texas passed away on May 28, 2017. She was born on June 15, 1991 in Luling, Texas to Ersindo Perez and Deborah Bosque Perez. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Jesse C. Bosque, Anastacia G. Bosque and Dionicio Perez, Sr. She is survived by her father, Ersindo […]

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Zelma Brawley

Zelma Idella (Kelley) Brawley passed away on June 1, 2017 in Lockhart, Texas. She was born on Nov. 9, 1929, in Caldwell County, Texas to Margie (Sneed) Sorrels and Hilbert Kelley. She was united in holy matrimony to Johnnie Lee Brawley, Sr., and to this union seven children were born. Her husband, parents, and one […]

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Barbecue patriarch grew more than business

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Texas barbecue has become the “thing of the moment,” largely due to Lockhart’s success in that very field. The community boasts “Oldest in Texas.” It boasts “Oldest in Texas – Same Family.” And it boasts the Congressional recognition of “Barbecue Capitol of Texas.” The notoriety makes for good headlines. But […]

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Debbie Pacheco

Debra Denise Pacheco, 42, of Lockhart, Texas passed away on June 3, 2017. She was born on Dec. 2, 1974 in San Marcos, Texas, to Joe Raymond Pacheco and Sylvia Cuellar. Debbie was so full of joy. Her smile was contagious. She loved her family and their pets, music, dancing and watching the Cowboys and […]

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Edgar Black, Jr.

Edgar Clarence Black, Jr., 91, of Lockhart passed away June 2, 2017 at his home surrounded by family and friends. Edgar was born on Nov. 3, 1925 in Delhi, Texas to Edgar Black, Sr. and Myrtle Baldwin Black. The family moved to Lockhart in 1932 to open a grocery store and meat market that came […]

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