Pipeline construction raises safety concerns August 11, 2017 4:34 pm

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   In 2014, the San Antonio City Council approved a $3.4 billion, 142-mile pipeline project that will drain water supplies from the Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer via a pump site in Burleson County. The project, which proposes to tap approximately 50,000 acre-feet, is expected to increase water availability to the San Antonio Water […]

Council eyes tax rate decrease with service increase August 4, 2017 5:43 pm

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   An unprecedented spike in property values and the addition of more than $18 million in new properties has allowed the Lockhart City Council to make a variety of bold budgeting decisions. During a marathon budget talk on Tuesday evening, the Council considered a number of financing options that will allow […]

Phone scams continue to target locals August 4, 2017 5:43 pm

Local and statewide law enforcement agencies are reporting recent surges of several scams targeting the elderly and disabled throughout the State. Locally, reports have surfaced of City of Lockhart residents being contacted by someone claiming to be from the Electric Department calling to collect on an outstanding bill. However, according to City officials, the City […]

Roland replaces Schawe on host committee July 28, 2017 3:33 pm

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   After robust discussion on Monday morning, Precinct 4 Commissioner Joe Roland was appointed to replace County Judge Kenneth Schawe on a special committee appointed to negotiate with Green Group Holdings for a host agreement. A staunch and vocal opponent of the multi-use landfill project located near the intersection of Highway […]

Answers, oversight remain in short supply

Answers, oversight remain in short supply

A year after balloon disaster, families still await FAA action By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Sometimes, it feels as though it’s been years. At other times, only days. For the families left still reeling after the July 30, 2016 balloon crash that killed 15 passengers, the passing of time is a fluid concept – one […]


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Pipeline construction raises safety concerns

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   In 2014, the San Antonio City Council approved a $3.4 billion, 142-mile pipeline project that will drain water supplies from the Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer via a pump site in Burleson County. The project, which proposes to tap approximately 50,000 acre-feet, is expected to increase water availability to the San Antonio Water […]

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Opinions

From the Clocktower – Big government, small potatoes

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER For most of my life, I was taught that the ACTUAL purpose of the government, be it at the Federal, State or local level, is to provide infrastructure, security and to provide rule of law to protect citizens from interior and exterior threats. That sounds pretty simple. It’s also a concept […]

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Sports&More

Lion Football gears up for big season

Lion Football gears up for big season

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   With more than 30 seniors and returning lettermen on the roster, the Lions are looking forward to a strong season on the gridiron. “We have several seniors that started with varsity when they were sophomores,” Head Coach Brian Herman said on Tuesday. “They were very successful at the Junior High […]

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Recent Articles

Miguel Reyes

Mr. Miguel Reyes, 53, of Lockhart, Texas, passed away at his home on July 19, 2017. Miguel was born on April 10, 1964, in Mexico to Antonio Reyes and Maria G. Silerio. Miguel was a self-employed as a groundskeeper and loved his family. Visitation was scheduled on Thursday, July 27, 2017, at Eeds Funeral Home […]

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Curtis Michael Pilgrim

Curtis Michael Pilgrim died at home in Lockhart on June 29, 2017 at the age of 67. He was born on May 13, 1950. After serving in the Marines, he attended community college, worked for law enforcement and trained dogs. Curtis is survived by his wife, September Hinojosa Pilgrim, of San Antonio; father, James Richard […]

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Connie Manning

Connie Lynn (Davis) Manning gained her wings on Aug. 10, 2017, in her home, surrounded by family and friends at the age of 60. Connie was born in Freeport, Texas, on July 20, 1957 to Lloyd and Mary Jane Davis. She was raised in Lake Jackson until she met the love of her life, Eddie […]

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Chuck LaFleur

Chuck LaFleur passed away on July 23, 2017, in Austin, Texas. He was born, Charles Wayne LaFleur on Feb. 4, 1949. He served in the United States Navy from 1969 – 1973. He raised his family in Lockhart, and was active in local youth sports. He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia LaFleur; and […]

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Ricky Garcia, Sr.

Mr. Ricky Garcia, Sr. was taken home by his angels on July 20, 2017, at the age of 67. Ricky was born July 15, 1950 to Raymundo and Teresa Garcia. Ricky was a long-time resident of Lockhart and graduated High School in 1970. Ricky was preceded in death by: his parents, Raymundo and Teresa Garcia; […]

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Pipeline construction raises safety concerns

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   In 2014, the San Antonio City Council approved a $3.4 billion, 142-mile pipeline project that will drain water supplies from the Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer via a pump site in Burleson County. The project, which proposes to tap approximately 50,000 acre-feet, is expected to increase water availability to the San Antonio Water […]

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Lion Football gears up for big season

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   With more than 30 seniors and returning lettermen on the roster, the Lions are looking forward to a strong season on the gridiron. “We have several seniors that started with varsity when they were sophomores,” Head Coach Brian Herman said on Tuesday. “They were very successful at the Junior High […]

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Wayne Lesser

Wayne Lesser died on Monday, July 17, at his home in Lytton Springs. At the time of his death, Wayne was engaged in one of the activities he loved, teaching his summer school class in American literature at The University of Texas at Austin, where, in a career that spanned 42 years, he served as […]

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LaVon Culpepper

Clendon LaVon Culpepper, 59, of Henderson, Texas, went on to be with the Lord on July 20, 2017. LaVon was born Feb. 4, 1958, in Freeport, Texas. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and a member of Brazoria Kennel Club. He was an officer with the Lockhart Police Department for three […]

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From the Clocktower – Big government, small potatoes

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER For most of my life, I was taught that the ACTUAL purpose of the government, be it at the Federal, State or local level, is to provide infrastructure, security and to provide rule of law to protect citizens from interior and exterior threats. That sounds pretty simple. It’s also a concept […]

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