Herrera faces Capital charge in Juarez death

Herrera faces Capital charge in Juarez death

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   The Caldwell County Grand Jury convened last week, and during their regular session, chose to enter indictments against Rudy Herrera, Jr., 32, of Lockhart, in connection with the August 2016 murder of 19-year-old Emilia Marie Juarez. Herrera, who has been in custody since his February arrest, faces a Capital Murder […]

Judges stand by landfill permit decision May 19, 2017 3:56 pm

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   In an extensive opinion issued by the State Office of Administrative Hearings last week, Administrative Judges Casey A. Bell and Kerri Jo Qualtrough doubled down on their recommendation that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality issue a permit for the landfill project proposed near the intersection of SH 130 and […]

Unit Road System struggles with under-funded budget

Unit Road System struggles with under-funded budget

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   As spring melts into summer, Caldwell County Judge Kenneth Schawe and Interim Auditor Elizabeth Mundine begin to undertake the complicated and usually thankless task of beginning preparations for the County budget for the upcoming fiscal year. The situation becomes trickier still as residents from across Caldwell County rise up in […]

Bobcat Build, Allandelle partner for the future

Bobcat Build, Allandelle partner for the future

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Promoting and protecting the leadership of the future is a goal that most organizations can get behind. Last week, the administration of Martindale’s Allandelle Girl Camp joined forces with more than a dozen volunteers from Texas State University’s Bobcat Build project for exactly that purpose. In its 15th year, Bobcat […]

Theft accusations shock Martindale

Theft accusations shock Martindale

**UPDATED FROM PRINT VERSION**   By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   An overflow crowd was stunned on Tuesday night when accusations surfaced that members of the Martindale City Council were attempting to cover up accusations that bookkeeper Lynnette Ruiz had embezzled nearly $20,000 from the City of Martindale during her employment. Though the Martindale City Council […]


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Herrera faces Capital charge in Juarez death

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   The Caldwell County Grand Jury convened last week, and during their regular session, chose to enter indictments against Rudy Herrera, Jr., 32, of Lockhart, in connection with the August 2016 murder of 19-year-old Emilia Marie Juarez. Herrera, who has been in custody since his February arrest, faces a Capital Murder […]

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Opinions

From the Clocktower – Controls in Construction

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   I hate to be someone that complains about roads being fixed. Heaven knows, there are more than plenty of local, state and Federal road projects in Caldwell County that I (and my car’s suspension) would love to see completed. And as irritated as I get about the traffic, the truth […]

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Sports&More

LHS makes strong stand at Lion Relays

LHS makes strong stand at Lion Relays

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   In their final appearances before next week’s District 26-5A, the Lion and Lady Lion Track teams hosted the annual Lion Relays on Thursday evening, in advance of a limited appearance at the Texas Relays at the University of Texas last weekend. Though Lockhart’s athletes were largely outgunned by powerhouse 6A […]

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Recent Articles

Emily Kathleen Garcia

Emily Kathleen Garcia, “Emms,” as she liked to be called, peacefully passed away at home on May 15, 2017 with her family and beloved dog BreaAnn by her side. Emily was born on April 9, 1987 in Austin, Texas, entering the world 12 days earlier than expected after her mother attended a Disney on Ice […]

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Herrera faces Capital charge in Juarez death

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   The Caldwell County Grand Jury convened last week, and during their regular session, chose to enter indictments against Rudy Herrera, Jr., 32, of Lockhart, in connection with the August 2016 murder of 19-year-old Emilia Marie Juarez. Herrera, who has been in custody since his February arrest, faces a Capital Murder […]

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Judges stand by landfill permit decision

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   In an extensive opinion issued by the State Office of Administrative Hearings last week, Administrative Judges Casey A. Bell and Kerri Jo Qualtrough doubled down on their recommendation that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality issue a permit for the landfill project proposed near the intersection of SH 130 and […]

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From the Clocktower – Controls in Construction

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   I hate to be someone that complains about roads being fixed. Heaven knows, there are more than plenty of local, state and Federal road projects in Caldwell County that I (and my car’s suspension) would love to see completed. And as irritated as I get about the traffic, the truth […]

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Cruz Garcia

Cruz Garcia, 90, of Lockhart, formerly of San Marcos, passed away on Monday, May 15, 2017 at her residence, surrounded by her family. She was born in Uhland, Texas, on May 3, 1927 to Secundino Torres and Lorensa Rosales Torres. She married Refugio Garcia in San Marcos on Oct. 31, 1954. Mrs. Garcia loved her […]

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Helen Homann

Helen Marie Homann of Austin, Texas, passed away May 4, 2017, at the age of 84. She was born in Williamson County, Texas, on Dec. 1, 1932, to Ivin A. and Susie Anderson West. She loved to dance to Polka music; and was very avid with her gardening and canning. She was preceded in death […]

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Roger Satterfield

Roger Ansel Satterfield, 60, of Lockhart, passed away peacefully on May 2, 2017 in Brackenridge Hospital in Austin. Roger was born in Lockhart Texas to Ansel E. and Marie Livengood Satterfield on July 2, 1956. He went to school and graduated at Lockhart High School. Roger married the love of his life, Judith Kay Duce, […]

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Diane Perez

Diane Perez, of Fentress, passed away surrounded by family on May 3, 2017. She battled cancer just briefly but she faced it with courage, optimism, faith, hope and trust in God’s plans. Diane was born at the Fentress Clinic on June 19, 1952, and was raised by her mother, Dora Gonzales Perez. She attended Prairie […]

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Charlie Goertz

Charlie Phillip Goertz was born in Austin, Texas, on March 29, 1952. He was the eldest and only son of Paul and Elizabeth Allen Goertz. He graduated from McCallum High School in Austin. While he was there he was in the ROTC and after graduation enlisted in the US Navy. During the Vietnam War, he […]

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Donald DeCecca

Donald Denis De Cecca of Lockhart, Texas, was born Nov. 25, 1925 in White Plains, New York departed this life May 6, 2017. Donald graduated from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Upon graduation in 1951 he flew to Dallas, Texas, where he obtained employment as a Fire Insurance Underwriter the second day of his arrival.  […]

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