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From the Clocktower – Can we answer a question we don’t understand?

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER In light of last week’s nightmarish attack on the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, I had a number of friends ask me whether I was going to write about it, and what I was going to say. I wasn’t entirely certain about that, until this weekend when I saw a blog […]

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Help continues for flood survivors

Several residents of the gated Martindale subdivision approached the Commissioners on Monday morning to ask why debris cleanup in their neighborhood has not yet begun, and to implore the Commissioners to assist them in putting their homes back together.

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Elementary to honor Strawn’s legacy

“One of the things that we were asked to consider was diversity,” said Tom Guyton. “And when we look at the names of the schools, we don’t have a campus that’s named for a woman.”

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From the Clocktower – It’s your money. Spend it wisely.

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER About this time every year, when school and sports news slows down for me, I turn my focus to the budgets of the City, County and School District. Every summer, our elected officials start preparing their budgets for the coming fiscal year, and the process generally both amuses and frustrates me. […]

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Nell Roland

Nell (Hughes) Roland, 78, passed away on June 12, 2015.  She was born in Lockhart, Texas on February 20, 1937 to Johnny and Sammie Lee (Maney) Hughes. Nell made a career in caring for several Austin family’s homes and children until a stroke in the late 1980s.  She loved to travel, dance, laugh, and shop. […]

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Gregoria Rodriguez

Mrs. Gregoria Moreno Rodriguez was called by our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ to her home in Heaven on June 15, 2015, at the age of 86. She was born on Sept. 10, 1928, in McMahan, Texas, to Pedro Moreno and Virginia Adame. She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Robert Moreno, […]

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Raul Martinez, Sr.

Our beloved Raul “La Guera” Martinez, Sr., 86, of Austin, was called by our Heavenly Father on Wednesday, June 10, 2015. Mr. Martinez was preceded in death by his wife of 38 years, Maria Q. Martinez, his mother and father, Gil and Virginia and children, Raul, Jr., Jose Rene, Felipe De Jesus, Richard, Pauline, and […]

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Joy and Ben Chamness

Joyce Marie Elam Chamness and Benjamin Hobson Chamness, Jr., of Lockhart, Texas passed on June 9, 2015. They lived their dreams. Married for 64 years, they started their journey together on a rainy day in 1951. Joy and Ben will be greatly missed by their two children, four grandchildren, and great-granddaughter. Joy, born in Luling, […]

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Pedro E. Castillo

After a brief battle with cancer, Pedro joined our Heavenly Father in Heaven on Saturday, June 13 2015, at the age of 78. Waiting to welcome him home with Our Heavenly Father in Heaven will be his parents, Vicente Castillo, Juanita Espinoza, and Maria Dolores Castillo and brother, Domingo Castillo. Pedro is survived by his […]

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Severo Carrisalez, Jr.

Severo Carrisalez, Jr., 74, was born on Aug. 19, 1940. He passed away on May 23, 2015, in Austin, Texas. He was preceded in death by his wife, Consuelo Carrisalez. He is survived by his daughter, Deborah Ramirez, and husband, Armando, daughter, Sarahbeth Adams and husband, Thomas, son, Samuel Carrisalez, and grandchildren: Anabeth, Christian, Aidan, […]

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