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Ruben Escobedo

Ruben Soliz Escobedo, 63, of Lockhart, passed away on July 12, 2015, at Seton Hays Hospital, in Kyle. He was born in Lockhart on May 31, 1952, to Carolina Soliz Escobedo Diaz and Anastacio Escobedo, III. He spent much of his life as a laborer in construction, and served his country honorably in the US […]

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Deadline nears for SBA flood assistance

Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Disaster Field Operations Center – West recently reminded Texas private nonprofit (PNP) organizations of the July 28, 2015, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for property damage caused by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred May 4 – […]

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Local fugitive nabbed at border

Lozano, who also goes by the name “Adriana Lozano Barron,” was indicted by a Caldwell County Grand Jury in May 2003 on six separate charges of Injury to a Child.

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Hunger heats up for Caldwell County kids

A recent study by Hunger In America revealed that more than 84 percent of Texas households are “food insecure.”

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Paul Mercado

Paul Mercado, 70, passed away to be with our Heavenly Father on Friday, July 3, 2015, at Chisolm Trail Nursing Home, where, he was surrounded by loved ones. Paul was born in Martindale, Texas, on Jan. 25, 1944, to Merced Mercado, Sr., and Marta M. Mercado, of Uhland. He is survived by wife, Manuela Pineda; […]

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From the Clocktower – Don’t let our kids become someone’s statistics

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER Last week, Gov. Greg Abbott signed a law into effect that would require doctors, nurses or midwives to provide literature and educational information to parents regarding the dangers of leaving children unattended in vehicles. Laws like that make me sad. Specifically, I suppose, the need for laws like that make me […]

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Zapata leaves legacy of selflessness, service

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   After a lifetime spent serving others, Constable Margarito “Junior” Zapata, Jr., found his final reward on Tuesday afternoon after a long battle with ill health. Until his health failed last month, Zapata continued to work tirelessly in his two elected positions, as Precinct 3 Constable since 2004, and as Prairie […]

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Kandy Sue Etheredge

Kandy Sue Etheredge, of Dale, was called by our Heavenly Father on June 30, 2015. Mrs. Kandy Sue Etheredge was born March 22, 1961, in Austin, Texas to James E. Wimberly and Billie June. She is survived by husband Brad Etheredge; her daughter, Misty Cruz; son, Brandon Etheredge; and three grandchildren. Funeral services will be […]

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Mary Agnes Jones

Mary Agnes (Hodges) Jones, 96, of Lockhart and formerly of Edna, Texas passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2015. She was born in Orange Grove, Texas, on Feb. 11, 1919, to the late Edna Mae (Kirby) and Ed Meredith Hodges.  She married the late Christal Dean Jones, Sr. in 1933. Mary and CD were founding […]

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Frank A. Martinez

Frank A. Martinez, 73, of Lockhart, left this life on May 31, 2015. He was born in Lockhart on March 10, 1942, to Damacio Martinez  and Feliciana Alfaro. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Sylvia Martinez Lopez. He is survived by his son, Frank Martinez, Jr.; his daughter, Elizabeth Silva; seven grandchildren and […]

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