Council may consider ‘cemetery tax’

Council may consider ‘cemetery tax’

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   During a brief meeting of the Lockhart City Council on Tuesday evening, the council addressed a variety of issues moving toward passage of the upcoming fiscal year budget. Although the council has not yet publicly addressed any potential changes to the tax rate for the 2014-2015 Fiscal Year budget, one […]

Caldwell County sex offender captured in Houston

Caldwell County sex offender captured in Houston

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Early this month, the US Marshals Service Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force captured a former Caldwell County resident who was listed on the state’s 10 Most Wanted List. Clemente Davila, 27, was arrested on July 2 in Houston after Crimestoppers leads led investigators to a home where Davila was […]

County wins funding for Highway 80 improvements July 11, 2014 4:33 pm

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER The Texas Department of Tranportation (TxDOT) announced this week that several road and bridge improvement projects have been funded for construction this year, including one that hopes to offer drivers safer travel on Highway 80 in Caldwell County. According to Caldwell County Judge Tom Bonn, Baytown-based Angel Brothers Enteprises entered a […]

Banks resigns District 4 council post July 11, 2014 4:33 pm

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, […]

Auto theft set to spike in July

Auto theft set to spike in July

Historically, during the month of July, auto crime tends to spike, with additional car thefts and burglaries being reported to law enforcement agencies throughout the country.


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Council may consider ‘cemetery tax’

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   During a brief meeting of the Lockhart City Council on Tuesday evening, the council addressed a variety of issues moving toward passage of the upcoming fiscal year budget. Although the council has not yet publicly addressed any potential changes to the tax rate for the 2014-2015 Fiscal Year budget, one […]

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Opinions

Letters – Soccer and Stop Lights

Soccer for fun, not funding To the Editor: I wish to commend the Post-Register for the absence of World Cup coverage, at least in the July 3 and 10 issues. For weeks now U.S. journalism has had soccer on the brain. But Lockhart’s paper has kept its head. Not that I am totally indifferent to […]

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Sports & More

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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Recent Articles

Council may consider ‘cemetery tax’

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   During a brief meeting of the Lockhart City Council on Tuesday evening, the council addressed a variety of issues moving toward passage of the upcoming fiscal year budget. Although the council has not yet publicly addressed any potential changes to the tax rate for the 2014-2015 Fiscal Year budget, one […]

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Caldwell County sex offender captured in Houston

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Early this month, the US Marshals Service Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force captured a former Caldwell County resident who was listed on the state’s 10 Most Wanted List. Clemente Davila, 27, was arrested on July 2 in Houston after Crimestoppers leads led investigators to a home where Davila was […]

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Letters – Soccer and Stop Lights

Soccer for fun, not funding To the Editor: I wish to commend the Post-Register for the absence of World Cup coverage, at least in the July 3 and 10 issues. For weeks now U.S. journalism has had soccer on the brain. But Lockhart’s paper has kept its head. Not that I am totally indifferent to […]

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From the Clocktower – How bad do government employees really have it?

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER It was very interesting, on Monday, to listen to the first round of budget negotiations amongst the Caldwell County Commissioners Court. Budget talks are a summer tradition here in Caldwell County, and while generally I find the talks a bit boring, I have to admit that this year I’m finding them […]

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Jeremy Van Bibber

Jeremy Tyler Van Bibber, 38, father, son, brother, uncle, cousin and good friend, passed from this life to eternal rest on Wednesday morning June 25, 2014. He is survived by his children Chassity, Breanna, and Austin James. He is also survived by his father, David Van Bibber; mother, Mary Chesher; stepmother, Barbara; brother, Eric and […]

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Rachael S. Tamayo

Rachael Sordia Tamayo, a lifelong resident of Lockhart, Texas, passed away gently and serenely on Thursday, July 3, 2014, surrounded by her family in Round Rock, Texas.  She was born in Lockhart to Santiago and Mathilde Sordia on March 9, 1920, and enjoyed 94 years full of zest for life, happiness and laughter. She loved […]

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County wins funding for Highway 80 improvements

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER The Texas Department of Tranportation (TxDOT) announced this week that several road and bridge improvement projects have been funded for construction this year, including one that hopes to offer drivers safer travel on Highway 80 in Caldwell County. According to Caldwell County Judge Tom Bonn, Baytown-based Angel Brothers Enteprises entered a […]

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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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