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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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Roland replaces Schawe on host committee

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   After robust discussion on Monday morning, Precinct 4 Commissioner Joe Roland was appointed to replace County Judge Kenneth Schawe on a special committee appointed to negotiate with Green Group Holdings for a host agreement. A staunch and vocal opponent of the multi-use landfill project located near the intersection of Highway […]

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Answers, oversight remain in short supply

A year after balloon disaster, families still await FAA action By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Sometimes, it feels as though it’s been years. At other times, only days. For the families left still reeling after the July 30, 2016 balloon crash that killed 15 passengers, the passing of time is a fluid concept – one […]

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Martindale hosts Cure JM Foundation

By Kaci Taylor POST-REGISTER   The Fifth Annual Cure JM Get Together was held last week at the Martindale United Methodist Church. Returning readers who may recall similar articles about this conference over the years might also remember that our very own Martindale is home to two families with children who have JM — a […]

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