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Hons Davis, Jr.

Hons “Mann” Davis, Jr., a resident of Lockhart, passed away on May 30, 2015 at the age of 90. He was born in the Brownsboro Community to Samuel Hons and Thelma (Perry) Davis on June 14, 1924. He married Lora Ann Keen on June 15, 1962 and with this union they raised four children: Marilyn, […]

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Garland Roland

Garland Dell Roland, 54, passed away on May 25, 2014. He was born in Lockhart, Texas on April 11, 1961, to William and Nell (Hughes) Roland. He is survived by his mother, Nell Roland; one sister, Elaine Roland-Head (Rueben), of Lockhart; and two brothers, Jerry L. Roland, of Lockhart, and Jason Roland (Stephaine), of San […]

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From the Clocktower – Life, loss and a little bit of luck

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Several times, since a wall of water came crashing through the San Marcos River, and a deluge followed it from the skies, I’ve heard people say how “lucky” Caldwell County is, that we don’t have a death toll involved with this weekend’s flooding events. I’m not sure “luck” is the […]

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Water, water everywhere

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Forewarned is forearmed. Though, by his own admission, Caldwell County Emergency Management Coordinator Martin Ritchey has “felt like the boy who cried wolf,” in recent weeks as weather forecasts failed to come to fruition in Caldwell County, that preparation and vigilance paid off on Saturday night and the early hours […]

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H-E-B launches flood relief campaign

H-E-B will donate $100,000 to the American Red Cross and will begin accepting customer donations for the families and communities impacted by the recent Texas floods and tornadoes. This week, all H-E-B and Central Market stores across Texas launched a statewide tear pad campaign offering customers an opportunity to support victims by donating in increments […]

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Hugh Vernon Smith

Hugh Vernon Smith, III, known as “Vernon,” passed from this life on April 29, 2015. He was born in La Mesa, Texas, and suffered from COPD with dignity in the final stages of his life. Vernon didn’t curse, drink, talk bad about people or gossip. Even when he could barely breathe and couldn’t sit in […]

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Minne Homann-Petrosky

Minnie Ella Homann-Petrosky, 85, of Lockhart, flew to Heaven to be with her Maker on May 25, 2015.  She was born on Feb. 1, 1930, in Mendoza, Texas, to Gus Carl Homann and Freida (Band) Homann. She was one of ten children. She attended school in Mendoza, and later attended Lockhart High School. She was […]

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Janice Hammon

Janice Lynn Beeson Hammon of San Antonio, Texas, went to be with the Lord on May 21, 2015. She was born Feb. 14, 1935, in Lovelady, Texas, to H.W. and Nova Dene Beeson. She moved to Lockhart when she was 11 years old. Her parents owned Beeson’s Radiator Service in Lockhart. Her family was faithful […]

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Weekend rains boost flash flood fears

Last week alone, CTFR responded to two swift-water rescues

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Cops seek input on citizens’ committee

“I don’t want people to think that this is an oversight committee, where they can pass judgment or discipline,” Lummus said.

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