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James M. Stone

James Michael Stone, 69, of Lockhart, went to his eternal rest on Oct. 8, 2014. He was born in Austin, Texas, on Dec. 8, 1944, to James Lamar and Janie Elizabeth (nee Long) Stone. Mike attended Lockhart schools for most of his life, moving to Buda and graduating from Buda High School in 1963. He […]

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Domestic Abuse isn’t always physical

By Holly Blume Giller SPECIAL TO THE POST-REGISTER Domestic violence is broadly defined as physical, sexual, or emotional abuse of a spouse or intimate partner. It is about power and control. The perpetrator/abuser seeks to control his or her partner by any means necessary. Abusers’ minds seem to be warped. By abusing their partner, they “gain” […]

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Lions topple Tigers in second half stunner

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   There’s a new wild card in District 27-5A. Despite projections by some experts for a lackluster season in 2014, the Lions continue to have surprises buried under their shoulder pads, this week in the manner of a 31-17 victory over the Floresville Tigers. “The a-ha moment was a simple defensive […]

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Wallets open as Election Day looms

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   In the final weeks before the Nov. 4, 2014, General Election, local candidates have turned up the heat, collecting more donations and spending more money on messaging in a final push for office. Leading the way in local spending is Democratic Party nominee for Caldwell County Judge, Fermin Islas. According […]

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Ballots promise big changes on Election Day

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Early voting opens on Monday, Oct. 20 for the Nov. 4 General Election. In Lockhart and Caldwell County, the election will bring about a change in leadership at the highest levels, but some may find themselves confused by the balloting process. Of particular note, the Lockhart Independent School District has […]

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Tommy Finfrock

Tommy Finfrock peacefully passed away at home on Oct.3, 2014 in the presence of his family. He was born in Houston on Jan. 30, 1934, to Jean Paul Finfrock and the former Blanche Josephine Kennedy.  Upon graduation from high school he was awarded a full scholarship to Texas A&M to study agriculture, where he formed […]

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Marguirett Oldag

Marguirett Oldag, a longtime resident of Galveston County, died at home, surrounded by family, on Sept. 30 in Lockhart, Texas. Memorial services were held Friday, Oct. 3, at 2 p.m. at St. Mary’s of the Visitation Catholic Church, 205 W Pecan St., Lockhart. Lovingly known to her friends and family as “Nook,” Marguirett was born […]

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Local cotton crop exceeds previous years

“We had more acreage planted this year,” said Lockhart Gin manager David Schulle. “We had around 10 percent more planted this year, and that’s going to make a difference in our production.”

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Lions take tough loss to Mules

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Under dreary San Antonio skies, the Lions took their first loss of the season in a bruising battle with the Alamo Heights Mules on Friday night. The Mules started the game on the receiving end, and struck early with a 52-yard touchdown scamper on their first play of the game. […]

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LISD to host ‘Walk and Bike to School’ Day

Lockhart’s five elementary campuses have joined in the international initiative this year, and will be hosting joint “Walk to School” events on te morning of Wednesday, Oct. 8, beginning at 7:15 a.m.

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