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Mary Rangel Perez

Mrs. Mary Rangel Perez, 82, of Lockhart, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017. She was born on April 22, 1934. Mrs. Perez is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Rigoberto Perez; children: Tito Perez, Jaime Perez, Nelda Perez-Avila, and Mayda Rita Cruz; sister, Margarita Montana; brothers, Erasmo Rangel and Martin Rangel; seven grandchildren […]

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Barbara Lynn Martindale Sears – A True Texas Pioneering Story

Just as the San Marcos and Guadalupe Rivers flow and converge, so does the Emshoff-Martindale family tree! One of the last living “Martindales” from a legacy of “Martindales” from Caldwell County passed away on Jan. 31, 2017, at 82 years of age. Barbara Lynn Martindale Sears is the daughter of Owen Dewitt Martindale (born in […]

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Donald Swanson, Jr.

Donald Ray Swanson, Jr. of Harwood, passed away peacefully on Jan. 28, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his family and friends. Don was born on March 4, 1964 to Jenney Lou (McCray) and Donald Ray Swanson, Sr. Don was the oldest of three sons. Don and Kay Michele (Moore) Swanson were married on March […]

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Margaret Lynn

A long, storied, and loving life began its next chapter in the early morning hours of Jan. 30, 2017, when Margaret Edna (nee Hill) Lawson McElrath Lynn crossed the River Jordan, hand-in-hand with her Lord and Savior. For 103 years and 13 days, “Nanny” held fast to very basic life lessons – Love God, Love […]

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Commissioners return Host Agreement to public eye

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Over the objections of one commissioner and a host of usual suspects, the Caldwell County Commissioner’s Court chose on Monday morning to bring a controversial contract back into the spotlight. In September 2013, landfill conglomerate Green Group Holdings asked to open negotiations on a host agreement that would put certain […]

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LISD earmarks $6 million in upgrades

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   In a move that promises to rattle taxpayers and delight students, the Lockhart ISD Board of Trustees voted on Monday evening to earmark upwards of $6 million toward various facilities improvements in the coming fiscal year. Chief among those improvements is a paved practice facility for the Roaring Lion Band, […]

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Owen Riley Marshall

Owen Riley Marshall, 74, of Lockhart, passed away on Jan. 20, 2017 in Lockhart, Texas. Owen was born in Burlington, Vt., to Riley Hill Marshall and Hazel Cutcher on Nov. 10, 1942. He graduated from Sam Houston University in Huntsville, Texas with a degree in Business. He worked as a greeter for WalMart for many years. He […]

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Les Harrison

Leslie David “Les” Harrison of Martindale, Texas, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, passed away suddenly on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, at the age of 72. He was born Jan. 27, 1944, in McAllen, Texas, to Eugene and Ruby (Fairchild) Harrison. A sixth-generation Texan, his great-great-grandfather fought with Sam Houston in the battle of […]

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Adolfo Gonzales, Sr.

Adolfo Gonzales, Sr., 73, of Luling, (formerly of Lockhart), passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017. Mr. Gonzales was born on Sept. 27, 1943, in Lockhart, to Juan and Carmela Gonzales. A loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, he was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Emilio Gonzales; and sister, Eufemia Martinez. Mr. Gonzales […]

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Daniel Day

Daniel Lee Day, local artist and entrepreneur passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 19, 2016, at the age of 64. He died at his home workshop in Lytton Springs, Texas. Dan was born April 23, 1953 in San Marcos to Alvin H Day and Mildred (Gomillion) Day. At the youthful age of 21, he started a […]

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