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Shirley R. Stedman

Shirley R. Stedman, of Brazoria, Texas went to be with her heavenly father on July 8, 2016 at Sweeny Community Hospital at the age of 80. Shirley was born on Jan. 20, 1936, in Wichita, Kan. She moved to Houston, Texas, as an infant. She was raised in Houston and attended business school after graduating […]

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Charlotte Jones

Charlotte Virginia Pinkston Jones began life on Aug., 20,1948, to her parents, Corilla Storey Hughes and Calvin Boyd Pinkston in Lockhart, Texas. She attended Carver High School and graduated Class of 1966. She married Charles Edward Wright, Jr., and to this union one child was born, Vergie Diane Wright Spruell. She joined First Baptist Church […]

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Angelita Martinez

Angelita G. Martinez, 53, of Lockhart, passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, in Austin, Texas at 3:17 p.m. Visitation was held from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. on Friday, July 15, 2016, at Eeds Funeral Home where a Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Angelita was born on Jan. 25, 1963, in Brownfield, Texas […]

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From the Clocktower – The right words at the wrong time

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   I have been taught my entire life that while I might not respect a President’s performance, I must always respect the Office. And I try very hard to do that. Sometimes, the men that hold that Office make it difficult for me to do so. I’d hoped that Tuesday afternoon […]

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Landfill fight costs taxpayers more than $60k

As paperwork, discovery and depositions have flooded in, the price tag continues to increase.

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Deputy cleared in Juarez death

As Juarez appeared to raise the weedcutter in an attack motion, Taylor fired.

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Olga Ruiz Torres

Our beloved Olga Ruiz Torres, of Lockhart, Texas, born Nov. 2, **, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her family on Sunday, July 10, 2016. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lorenzo and Cruz Ruiz; her husband, Jose H. Torres; brother, Lorenzo Ruiz; sister, Alice Perales; son, Pete R. Torres; and […]

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Sparks fly over Martindale library

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Leftover fireworks are in ample supply in Martindale. Explosions, large and small, punctuated the regular business meeting of the Martindale City Council on Tuesday evening as the embattled Council weighed the pros and cons of pulling taxpayer support from the Martindale Community Library. The Library, a volunteer project originally housed […]

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Tight city budget promises utility increases

Henson noted the figures will likely change as the Caldwell County Appraisal District releases the certified tax rolls later this month, at which time city staff can review the budget and current tax rates.

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From the Clocktower – When ‘Good Ol’ Boys’ go bad

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   I have been covering local politics in this county for the better part of 15 years now. Averaging on the low end, we’ll call that five meetings a month, 12 months a year – so, something like 850 meetings, give or take. Because by their very nature, governing boards are […]

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