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Alfred Seeliger, Jr.

Alfred Seeliger, Jr., 85, of Lockhart, passed away on Oct. 30, 2017. He was born in Lockhart on Nov. 15, 1931 to Alfred Seeliger, Sr., and Minnie Schneider Seeliger. Mr. Seeliger was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Margaret Rawls Seeliger, in 2005. He is survived by his son, Russell Seeliger; grandchildren, […]

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From the Clocktower – The time for FAA action is now.

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   I remember with a certain degree of clarity the first time I ever saw a hot-air balloon. I must have been seven or eight. My uncle lived in a neighborhood in suburban Cincinnati, and I was playing ball with some of the neighborhood kids in the backyard. A balloon touched […]

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Letters Families speak out on NTSB ruling

To the Editor: The NTSB has done an excellent job of reporting on how this crash took place from lift off to crash, and killing 15 passengers. NTSB along with others have expressed going forward, how we need new laws covering the hot air balloon industry I totally support these changes, however there is one change that I don’t hear […]

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Lions keep even, but fall to Heights

By Kathi Bliss and Rob Ortiz POST-REGISTER   Continuing to develop a commanding presence while struggling with self-inflicted wounds, the Lions came up short in a well-matched standoff with their rival Alamo Heights Mules on Friday night. The first quarter was a battle of defensive wills. Electing to receive, the Mules made a long, slow […]

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FEMA opens Recovery Center in Lockhart

On Tuesday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) opened a Disaster Recovery Center in Lockhart, to assist Caldwell County residents in recovery from Hurricane Harvey. DRCs offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods. You need to login to view […]

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Steve Martinez

Steve “Bebe” Martinez, 52, of Lockhart, TX, beloved son, brother, uncle and friend went to be with The Lord the morning of Oct. 24, 2017. Known throughout the community as “Stevie,” he could always be seen with the biggest smile. His passions in life were the pursuit of The Lord and his phenomenal skills behind […]

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Gwendolyn Till

On her 81st birthday, Gwendolyn Yvonne (Fohn) Till, saw the face of Jesus, and he took her breath away. She was born Oct. 21, 1936, in Wichita Falls, Texas. Her family moved to Wink, Brownsville, Navasota, Beaumont and Fort Worth, before ending up in Austin. Gwen attended Catholic School in the shadow of the UT […]

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Juan Serna Rodriguez, Jr.

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‘Poor decision making’ at heart of balloon crash

In the final hearing after an investigation that spanned over well over a year, the four-member panel voted unanimously on Tuesday to enter a probable cause finding that balloon pilot Alfred G. “Skip” Nichols’ decision to launch that morning, to continue the flight, despite increasing clouds and fog, and to attempt to descend through a patch of clouds were the cause of the deaths of 15 innocent people.

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Street deal saves car show

Compromise stops promoter from pulling the plug

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