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16 believed killed in balloon incident

Federal authorities take control of Maxwell crash site

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Hot air balloon down in Maxwell area

Sheriff Daniel Law announced today that on July 30, 2016 around 07:44 AM the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call about a possible vehicle accident on Jolly Road north of Cistern Road which is in the Maxwell Texas area. The Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office and Emergency Responders responded to the scene. When the […]

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Cops, community coming together

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   As communities across the nation explode with tensions between citizens and police, Lockhart has chosen a peaceful path. Rather than succumb to pressure from the fringes, Police Chief Mike Lummus has come together with several members of the community to form a Community Resource Committee, dedicated to strengthening the relationships […]

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County eyes insurance increase

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   In an attempt to tighten a strained budget, the Caldwell County Commissioners Court is eyeing changes in employee insurance coverage in the coming budget year. According to information presented by Ashley Cureton with the Texas Association of Counties during the Commissioners’ regular meeting on Monday morning noted a potential increase […]

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From the Clocktower – Construction brings unintended consequences

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   I’ve made no secret of the fact that, as a taxpayer, I have been in support of the Lockhart ISD bond package from the word go, in particular note because of the upgrades the bond promised to bring to Lockhart High. I take nothing away from the administration or staff […]

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Letters – Reader praises police response

To the Editor: With everything going on around us with “Black Lives Matter” and “Cops Lives Matter,” I wanted to share this story. Last week, we were faced with something we hoped we’d never be faced with. Gary and I pulled into the yard, got out of the truck, and as he walked toward the […]

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Norma Lynne Gammage

Norma Lynne Gammage, 77, passed away on July 23 in Lockhart. Norma was born in Madisonville, Texas, on Dec. 22, 1938, to Joel and Mildred Jenkins. The family will receive friends on Monday, Aug. 1, 2016 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary of First Lockhart Baptist Church, 315 W. Prairie Lea, in […]

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Guadalupe Lopez Castillo

Mr. Guadalupe Lopez Castillo, beloved husband, father, brother and grandfather, was called to his Eternal Rest to be with our Heavenly Father on July 14, 2016, at the age of 69. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sabino Castillo, Sr., and Josefa Castillo; brothers, Raymond, Daniel and Pete Castillo; and sisters, Josefa Saldana […]

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Lorilla Woods

Lorilla Lois Woods (nee Kelley), loving sister, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother went to be with the Lord on July 24, 2016. She was born on Sept. 1, 1917. She was preceded by her husband, Vernon; her parents, Guy and Fannie Kelley; her brother, Garland Ross; and her sister, Frances. She is survived by her […]

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Alcario Q. Juarez

Alcario Q. Juarez, 71, went to be with our Lord on Tuesday, July 19, 2016. He had his family by his side while he peacefully passed away joining his loved ones in Heaven. Alcario, also known as “Al’” was born on Jan. 12, 1945, in Lockhart, Texas, to Eduardo and Antonia Juarez. He was the […]

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