LPD to add officer, victim coordinator July 21, 2017 5:37 pm

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   During their regular business meeting on Tuesday night, the Lockhart City Council began digging into talks regarding the 2017-18 Fiscal Year Budget. High on the list of priorities, according to Lockhart Police Chief Ernesto Pedraza, is the addition of both a School Resource Officer (SRO) and a full-time victim coordinator. […]

Filing opens in City Council election

Filing opens in City Council election

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Three seats are up for grabs on the Lockhart City Council this fall. Earlier this year, the Lockhart City Council entered an order calling an election for the Mayor’s seat, as well as City Council Places 3 and 4, on Nov. 7, 2017. Filing opens on July 22 for places […]

Enforcement increases to match river traffic

Enforcement increases to match river traffic

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER At the halfway point of the summer tubing season, the San Marcos River remains a prime concern for Caldwell County officials and residents. “The crowds are increasing this year to a level that we haven’t seen before,” Emergency Management Coordinator Martin Ritchey said on Wednesday morning. “But with the increased law […]

Swap screens for swings this summer

Swap screens for swings this summer

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER It’s a rare, fine day the Internet is not trending with a joke, comic or video focusing on folks “Of a Certain Age” being taught by their children or their grandchildren how to use an electronic device. Entire websites are dedicated to wacky miscommunications caused by auto-correct, user error and a […]

Council stalemate stalls new retail project

Council stalemate stalls new retail project

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Despite the unanimous recommendations of the council-appointed Planning and Zoning Commission, the Lockhart City Council came to a 3-3-1 stalemate on a vote to block a zoning change of two parcels at the corner of San Antonio and Mockingbird Streets, near the entrance to the Windridge subdivision. The property owner […]


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LPD to add officer, victim coordinator

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   During their regular business meeting on Tuesday night, the Lockhart City Council began digging into talks regarding the 2017-18 Fiscal Year Budget. High on the list of priorities, according to Lockhart Police Chief Ernesto Pedraza, is the addition of both a School Resource Officer (SRO) and a full-time victim coordinator. […]

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From the Clocktower – Oversight for balloon pilots: It’s time.

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER If you’ve read my stuff for more than a few weeks, you’re probably pretty well aware that I’m all about small government, personal responsibility and an abject lack of interference. I’m all about personal freedoms extending as far as they can, until those personal freedoms encroach into someone else’s bubble. In […]

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Legal Notice – June 29, 2017: Lockhart and Caldwell County (Texas)

Pursuant to Sec. 12-450 “Unsafe Building Implementation” of the Code of Ordinances for the City of Lockhart. The City of Lockhart does hereby notify you, or your agent(s), as property owner of record of the listed property(s) of the order issued by the Construction Board of Appeals during the Public hearing held on June 22, […]

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Recent Articles

From the Clocktower – Oversight for balloon pilots: It’s time.

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER If you’ve read my stuff for more than a few weeks, you’re probably pretty well aware that I’m all about small government, personal responsibility and an abject lack of interference. I’m all about personal freedoms extending as far as they can, until those personal freedoms encroach into someone else’s bubble. In […]

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LPD to add officer, victim coordinator

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   During their regular business meeting on Tuesday night, the Lockhart City Council began digging into talks regarding the 2017-18 Fiscal Year Budget. High on the list of priorities, according to Lockhart Police Chief Ernesto Pedraza, is the addition of both a School Resource Officer (SRO) and a full-time victim coordinator. […]

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Filing opens in City Council election

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Three seats are up for grabs on the Lockhart City Council this fall. Earlier this year, the Lockhart City Council entered an order calling an election for the Mayor’s seat, as well as City Council Places 3 and 4, on Nov. 7, 2017. Filing opens on July 22 for places […]

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Dorothy Johnson

McMahan resident Dorothy Duke Johnson, 93, died July 18, 2017, at the Christopher House in Austin, Texas. Dorothy Helen Duke Johnson was born Feb. 23, 1924 in Austin, Texas to Wilder Morgan Duke and Mary Ellen Lyons Duke. Dorothy grew up in Beaumont, Texas, surrounded by her mother’s large Irish family. Her maternal grandparents had […]

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Gerald Watkins

Gerald Dean Watkins was born on Aug. 1, 1935, in Burnet, Burnet County, Texas and died on July 18, 2017 in Lockhart, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents, Vernon “Bud” Watkins and Clara Kate Norred Watkins; his sister, Wilda Jo Watkins; his brother, Don Calvin Watkins, and son, David Louis Watkins. He […]

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Marie Anna Fairchild

Marie Anna Braun Fairchild was taken by angels to her Father’s house on July 10, 2017, she was 89. She was born on March 5, 1928, in Hightstown, N.J., to Alphonsus J. Braun and Johanna Gertrude Braun, grew up in Hightstown, attended Cathedral High School in Trenton, N.J., and graduated from the College of Mount […]

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Benjamin Boyle

Benjamin John Boyle, 40, of Austin, Texas, was born Sept. 4, 1976, in Houston, Texas, to Barbara Babcock Kirsch and John Raymond Boyle.   Ben lived his life full throttle and made his final lap on July 14, 2017. Ben is survived by his wife Lana Susan Davis Boyle; his children, Schylar Alexis, Adrianna Nicole, Brandon Anthony, Jagger Bay, […]

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Vicente Tobias

Mr. Vicente Tobias, 100, of Uhland, Texas, passed away Saturday, July 15, 2107. He was born on June 10, 1917. Mr. Tobias was preceded in death by his parents, Rosalio Tobias, Sr. and Francisca Cruz; son, Macario Tobias; brother, Macario Tobias; and sister, Geronima Llanas. He is survived by daughters: Rosalinda Cruz, Delia Sanchez and […]

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Nelda Strawn

Nelda Ilene “Nena” (Burris) Strawn, was born in Luling, Texas on May 25, 1928, to Bessie and Tom Burris.  She was one of eight children, with five brothers and two sisters; she had a wonderful childhood. Her father died when she was 16, and it had a profound effect on her life.  She met her […]

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Vicenta “Bessie” Ramirez

Vicenta, 65, was called to her eternal rest on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. She was born on July 19, 1951 to the late Reyes Molina, Sr. and Francisca Molina. Bessie, as everyone knew her, was funny, kind, sweet, loving, caring and opened her door for anyone. Many people called her “Mom.” She lived life to […]

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