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Banks resigns District 4 council post

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER The City of Lockhart announced on Tuesday afternoon that District 4 Councilmember Richard Banks tendered his resignation on Tuesday morning. According to City Manager Vance Rodgers, Banks did not offer a reason for his resignation, but simply visited City Hall on Monday to return some informational materials and tender his resignation, […]

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From the Clocktower – Let the River Run.

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER For several years now, the residents of Martindale have been involved in a sometimes-bitter battle that the rest of us in the county tend to ignore. They’re waging an emotional war to protect their homes and property from the foolishness and shenanigans of intoxicated “toobers,” who, in light of the crackdown […]

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Letters – San Marcos resident praises fireworks

To the Editor: I would like to congratulate all of the folks responsible for the outstanding Fourth of July fireworks show Saturday night. I work in Lockhart, but live in San Marcos and usually watch the fireworks there, because it’s more convenient. Occasionally I have also watched the fireworks show in Austin if I was […]

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Championship Hearts, Seton-Hays partner for free screenings

Encouraging high school students to “Play it Safe,” Championship Hearts Foundation and Seton Medical Center Hays will offer free heart screenings for student athletes ages 14-18, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 19, at the hospital, located at 6001 Kyle Parkway in Kyle. Active students who participate in athletics, cheerleading, marching band, […]

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Ruby Williams

Ruby Williams, long-time resident of Lockhart, passed away July 8, 2014. Born in the east Texas town of Bedias, she was living in Houston when she met and married G.P. “Bill” Williams. They moved to Lockhart in 1949 and made it their home for the rest of their lives. Bill and Ruby joined the United […]

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Dustin Wayne Koehler

Dustin Wayne Koehler, 18, of Lockhart, Texas, went to be with our Heavenly Father on July 8, 2014. He was born on Oct. 31, 1995, in Austin, Texas to Bryan Wayne Koehler and Ronda Joann Smith Koehler. Dustin was a devoted son, grandson and brother who thought of others before himself. He had a love […]

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William Key, Jr.

William Claude Key, Jr., 80, of Luling, passed away on July 3, 2014. He was born on Aug. 12, 1933, in Fannin County, Texas, the son of William Claude Key, Sr., and Dorkas Faye (Rushing) Key. He married Wanda Lou Williams on June 11, 1963, in Lubbock, Texas. She preceded him in death in 2004. […]

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Gerald Hill

Gerald Hill was born on Sept. 14, 1932, in Peoria, Ill., to Lester Hill and Melva Howerton Hill. He was the youngest of five sons and was preceded in death by his brothers, Donald Melvin Hill, Davy Lee Hill, and half-brother, Louis Hill. Gerald passed away on June 24, 2014. Gerald served in the Navy […]

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William Alex

William “Bill” Alex, 77, of Lockhart, Texas, passed away on July 4, 2014. He was born on April 5, 1937, in Luling, Texas, to Henry C. and Gertrude Schreiber Alex. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Alice Alex and Imelda Bailey; and his brother-in-law, Milton Pfefferkorn. He is survived by his […]

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Mary Jo Bourg

Mary Jo (Fowler) Bourg was born on, March 5, 1926, in Wellington, Texas, the eleventh child of James Griffin Fowler and Gertrude Stanley Fowler.  She entered into rest on July 6, 2014 having attained the age of 88 years, four months, and one day. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband Wilfred […]

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