LHS changes Graduation for construction

LHS changes Graduation for construction

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Progress comes with consequences. This year, for the first time in recent history, those consequences include sweeping changes to the Lockhart High School Class of 2016 Commencement ceremony. Lockhart’s Commencement Ceremonies have been moved to the Strahan Coliseum in San Marcos, and will be held on Thursday, June 2, 2016, […]

Martindale eyes fiscal recovery options

Martindale eyes fiscal recovery options

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Floundering after what some call “financial mismanagement” on the part of the former City Administrator, the City of Martindale is struggling to find solid financial footing in the face of back-to-back disasters last year. To assist in that effort, the Martindale City Council met on Tuesday evening for a workshop […]

Lockhart calls November election

Lockhart calls November election

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   In keeping with their traditional election schedule, the Lockhart City Council unanimously approved an agreement with the Caldwell County Elections Office for a joint election on Nov. 8, 2016. Four places on the Lockhart City Council are up for election this year: Single Member District 1 (Juan Mendoza); Single Member […]

Highway headaches to continue through summer

Highway headaches to continue through summer

He said mounting frustration among drivers and business owners threatened to add new levels of complication to an already complicated project.

Local trades largely overlooked

Local trades largely overlooked

With growth and development coming to the community, some skilled tradesmen worry about shopping local


Local News

LHS changes Graduation for construction

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Progress comes with consequences. This year, for the first time in recent history, those consequences include sweeping changes to the Lockhart High School Class of 2016 Commencement ceremony. Lockhart’s Commencement Ceremonies have been moved to the Strahan Coliseum in San Marcos, and will be held on Thursday, June 2, 2016, […]

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Opinions

From the Clocktower – The needs of the many…

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER             I’ve chosen to largely not weigh in on the national brouhaha regarding the “transgender bathroom issue,” because I believe that for the most part, it’s not an issue. It’s my feeling that, particularly in Presidential Election Years, social issue extremists on both sides of any issue tend to reach for […]

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Sports & More

Lady Lions fall in thrilling series

Lady Lions fall in thrilling series

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   In what amounted to an historic defensive series, the Lady Lions fell in three games to the Cedar Creek Eagles this weekend. The veteran Eagles, who will graduate nine seniors in May, pushed the Lady Lions to their physical and mental limits during a grueling three-game series marked by extra […]

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Recent Articles

Rose Duvall

Rose Marie Reneau Duvall was born on April 18, 1938. She entered her Father’s Kingdom on May 24, 2016. Early in her life, Rose found that she took joy in serving those older than herself. She used that calling throughout her life, eventually establishing the Hill Country Senior Citizen’s Activity Center through her work with […]

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Hershell Houston Warner

While surrounded by his loving family, Hershell Houston Warner left this earth to join his Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ, on May 1, 2016. His long battle with cancer and its complications ended. He had just celebrated his 83rd birthday on April 13. Hershell is survived by his loving wife of 60 plus years, Doris (Cox); […]

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Alfred Thompson

Alfred Eugene “Chubby” Thompson, 71, of Lockhart died on May 13, 2016 in Austin, Texas. Chubby was born on Sept. 29, 1944, in Lockhart to James Alton and Dorothy (Butler) Thompson. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Vickie Wilson; three sons, James Wilson, Rodney Wilson, and Charles Wilson; sister, Dorothy Marie Houston; […]

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Bill Smylie

William Gordon (“Bill”) Smylie was born in McCamey, Texas, on March 23, 1927 to Avie Frances Moore and Thomas David Smylie, Sr. He went to meet his Heavenly Father on May 11, 2016. Bill graduated from Stephen F. Austin High School in Houston, Texas, in 1945, and attended the University of Houston. He was in […]

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Bob McGee

Bob Keith McGee, 85, died peacefully in his sleep May 23, 2016. He is survived by beloved wife, Barbara; four sons: Micheal, Patrick, Brian and Christopher and their spouses, Karen, Michelle and Jeri; six grandchildren: Zachary, Randy, Jordi, Emily, Miheala and Tara; one great-grandchild, Violet; and siblings: Jimmie, Billy and Carolyn. He served his county […]

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Alberto Balderas

Mr. Alberto Orduna Balderas, 56, of Lockhart, passed away Sunday, May 22, 2016. He was born on April 14, 1960. Mr. Balderas is survived by his wife, Silvia Balderas; stepdaughters, Matilda Herrera and Nicole Herrera; step-son, Jose Herrerap; father, Camillo Orduna Madrid; sisters, Gregoria Orduna Balderas, Esther Orduna Balderas, Celestina Orduna Balderas and Nereida Orduna Balderas; […]

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Ray C. Sedwick, Jr.

Ray Cornell “Ray Ray” Sedwick, Jr., was born on Oct. 3, 1994, in Austin, Texas, to Cynthia Marie Ellis and Ray Cornell Sedwick, Sr. He slipped his mortal bonds and joined his Heavenly Father on Sunday, May 22, 2016. Ray’s most special pride was being a big brother, and he was on top of the […]

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Olan Tomme

Olan Alford Tomme went home on May 22, 2016, to meet our Heavenly Father. His last months were spent in San Antonio, Texas, and his death was due to complications following kidney cancer. Mr. Tomme was born in Livingston, Texas, on July 22, 1945 to O.A. and Helen Tomme.  He attended Stark High School in […]

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LHS changes Graduation for construction

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Progress comes with consequences. This year, for the first time in recent history, those consequences include sweeping changes to the Lockhart High School Class of 2016 Commencement ceremony. Lockhart’s Commencement Ceremonies have been moved to the Strahan Coliseum in San Marcos, and will be held on Thursday, June 2, 2016, […]

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Martindale eyes fiscal recovery options

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Floundering after what some call “financial mismanagement” on the part of the former City Administrator, the City of Martindale is struggling to find solid financial footing in the face of back-to-back disasters last year. To assist in that effort, the Martindale City Council met on Tuesday evening for a workshop […]

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