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Armando Zapata

Mr. Armando Zapata, 65, of Lockhart, passed away Nov. 23, 2014. He was born on Jan. 23, 1949. Mr. Zapata is survived by his daughter, Connie Zapata and Felipe Ramirez; sons, Edward Zapata and wife, Elizabeth Pastrano Zapata, Armando Zapata, Jr., and Paul Zapata and wife, Rebecca Zapata, all of Lockhart; three sisters, two brothers, […]

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John Schick

John A. Schick, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, passed from this earth on Nov. 28, 2014, while surrounded by loving family and friends. John was born on May 29, 1950 in Santa Fe, N.M. and spent most of his younger life growing up in Seattle, Wash. He graduated from Chief Sealth High School […]

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From the Clocktower – Is there anything wrong with getting payback?

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   While I was watching the news on Monday evening, I found myself once again grateful to live in the type of community that I do. I think that everyone in the country knew, and has known for weeks, that there was going to be violence in Ferguson, Mo., when the […]

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Lions end with crushing 42-13 loss

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   It was more than just the rain that dampened the spirits of Lion fans on Saturday as the Lions’ playoff berth came to a brutal end against the Leander Vandegrift Vipers. At first blush, it looked like the weather would cooperate; the Lions were in top form as DJ Ellison […]

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LISD looks ahead to long-term goals

“Our goal [in this draft] is to ensure district focus on effective teaching and learning.”

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Roy N. Champagne

Roy Noah Champagne, 54, of Fentress, Texas, died unexpectedly of an anuerism, on Oct. 19, 2014. He was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, to Grady Marie Cook Champagne and Roy Noah Champagne, Sr. Following high school graduation, Roy earned a bachelors’ degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio and a masters’ degree from […]

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JD Clendennen

JD Clendennen, of Lytton Springs, passed away on Nov. 22, 2014. He was born on Oct. 15, 1928, and named James Donald; he was also called Cotton, Brother, Daddy and Papa. JD was born at home in Lytton Springs and attended schools in Lytton Springs, Lockhart and Luling. He later earned his degree from Southwest […]

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Jessie Phillip Daniel, III

On Nov. 16, 2014, God called home an always faithful soldier and family man, Jessie Phillip “Phil” Daniel, III. Phil was born on Oct. 11, 1934 in Kilgore, Texas to Jessie Phillip “JP” Daniel, Jr and Mildred “Gracie” Ford Daniel. The son of a bulldozer operator and all around roughneck and a housekeeper, he was […]

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Herbert Schwertfeger

Herbert William Schwertfeger was born Nov. 18, 1921, to Arthur and Regina (Rosentbal) Schwertfeger in Niederwald, Texas. He was baptized Nov. 20, 1927, in the Niederwald Evangelical and Reformed Church, and confirmed in 1951 in Uhland. He attended school in Niederwald at the New Hope School. He had three sisters, Hattie, Elenora and Helen Marie […]

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From the Clocktower – Talking in circles makes everyone dizzy

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER The interesting thing about watching politics in this community is being there to watch the conversations. Sometimes, more often than not, the conversations are discussions that are well worth having. Sadly, sometimes though, the conversations have been hashed over so many times they are over before they start – sometimes, people […]

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