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Letters – Habitat thanks sale participants

To the Editor: Thanks once again to the citizens of Lockhart, Luling, and surrounding communities who turned out in force to support Caldwell County Habitat for Humanity, and for donating their gently-used, new or nearly-new  treasures to be sold at the Second Annual Garage Sale. In spite of a heavy downpour at around 9 a.m. the day of the sale, people put […]

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Coats for Kids prepares for annual coat drive

 By Clint Mohle SPECIAL TO THE POST-REGISTER   The 2014 “Coats for Kids” drive has begun. The First Christian Church with help from businesses and individuals from the community make giving coats to needy children and people possible. The day of distribution is going to be Saturday Dec. 13 from 9 a.m. until noon or […]

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Elsie Pfeiffer

Elsie Edna (Barth) Pfeiffer, 89, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, after a long courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was born in Lockhart, Texas, on April 23, 1925, to Rudolph Barth and Nora Band Barth. Raised in the Lutheran faith, she was a member of Grace Lutheran Church at the time of her […]

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James Hernandez

Mr. James Hernandez, 55, of Lockhart passed away Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. The son of Margie Velasquez Hernandez and Santiago R. Hernandez, he was born on Feb. 3, 1959. Mr. Hernandez is survived by his wife Diane Karstetter; his parents; and sisters, Kiki Hernandez, and Gina Hernandez. Recitation of the holy Rosary was planned at […]

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Ursula Gaines

Ursula Louise Jeffrey Gaines, 76, died on Oct. 3, 2014, after a long battle with multiple myeloma. In true Ursula style, she achieved remission and enjoyed good health multiple times throughout her ten-year battle, and lived both longer and better than her doctors predicted. She was born on June 7, 1938 in Lockhart, Texas to […]

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Etta Ruth Ellis

Etta Ruth Langham Ellis was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on Nov. 1, 2014, after a long and wonderful life. She was 94 years old. Ruth called Reedville, Texas her home for 76 years. For the last three years, Ruth resided at Buckner Villas in Austin, Texas. She was a devoted […]

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Guadalupe Ybarra

Mrs. Guadalupe R. Ybarra, 81, of Austin, passed away Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. She was born in Lockhart, Texas on January 19, 1933. Mrs. Ybarra preceded in death by her husband, Faustino (Julian) Ybarra, a daughter, Cynthia Villanueva, and a son, Michael Eugene Ybarra. She is survived by her daughters, Diana Ybarra (David), Margaret Morta […]

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Vernon Webb

Vernon Evans Webb, Sr., of Lytton Springs,Texas passed away Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at the age of 83. He is preceded in death by wife Betty Jo Heaton Webb, parents Thomas and Alma Webb; brother, Carroll Webb; grandson, Tommy Wheeler; and great-grandson, Evan Oltman. Born at home in the country, his roots started and ended […]

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William Atwell

William “Bill” Duane Atwell, 87, of Lockhart, passed away on Nov. 1, 2014, of pneumonia. He was born on May 7, 1927, in Lumber Camp Four, Michigan to Mary Kinder Atwell and William Hiram Atwell. He is preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Mavis “Dot” Bates Atwell; his son, Paul B. Atwell; […]

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Opinion – How to help victims become survivors

By Holly Blume Gillar SPECIAL TO THE POST-REGISTER   Victims of domestic violence may not be aware of their own situation. Victims of domestic violence may be aware of what’s happening to them, but may not know what to do about it. Victims of domestic violence who choose to leave and get help may not […]

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