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 […]

Wildfires increase, threaten life and property

Wildfires increase, threaten life and property

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   While the industry standard calls the danger “moderate,” practical experience says something different. The Keetch Byram Drought Index, a data compilation provided by the Texas A&M University Forest Service, holds Caldwell County at a “moderate” rating, meaning that wildfire activity could begin to intensify; boots on the ground suggest the […]

Families press White House for balloon oversight

Families press White House for balloon oversight

Survivors of 2016 Maxwell tragedy petition for new rules for pilots   By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   While many families continue to struggle to make sense of the nightmare balloon crash that killed 16 in Maxwell last summer, one woman is taking action. Pat Morgan, whose daughter, Lorilee Brabson, and granddaughter, Paige Brabson, were killed […]

Judge presses to leave landfill suit June 16, 2017 4:06 pm

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Caldwell County Judge Kenneth Schawe pushed his peers this week to leave the Contested Case Hearing in opposition to the 130 Environmental Park proposed landfill before the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. The case, Schawe said, has cost Caldwell County taxpayers thousands of dollars, but as the results of the […]

Council deals blow to local family’s business June 8, 2017 8:00 am

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Shadows of a business that shuttered more than two years ago loomed large over the Lockhart City Council on Tuesday evening, as the Council once again pondered the businesses deemed “appropriate” for the Downtown Business District. Despite the burgeoning entertainment hub growing in and around the Central Business District (loosely […]


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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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Letters – 4Her thanks community, readers rally for Lilly’s

State winner thanks sponsors To the Editor: I thank all of those who have supported the 4-H program and have helped the youth of Caldwell County and me, to achieve our goals. Competing at the 2017 State 4-H Roundup at Texas A&M, College Station, was an amazing experience and something that I will never forget. […]

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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

William Voigt, Sr.

William “Bill” Thomas Voigt, Sr., 84, of Lockhart, Texas passed away peacefully on June 20, 2017, after a battle with cancer. He passed away peacefully with his children at his bedside. He was born on Jan. 29, 1933 in Jourdantan, Texas, to Sam and Ella Nite Voigt. He was preceded in death by his parents; […]

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Rene Rangel

Rene Rangel, 52, of Lockhart, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2017. Rene was preceded in death by his younger brother Jaime Garza Rangel. Rene is survived by his parents, Erasmo R. Rangel, and Elmira Garza Rangel; his siblings, Siblings Hector (Maria) Rangel, Eddie (Celinda) Rangel and Esther (Rockey) Montana; six nieces and four nephews. Recitation […]

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Margaret Raemsch

Margaret Vinklarek Raemsch, 94, of Smithville, died Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Margaret was born to the late Alex and Frances (Mares) Vinklarek on March 23, 1923, in Cistern, Texas. Margaret was one of nine children raised on the family farm in Cistern. She attended and completed eight years at the St. Wenceslaus Catholic Elementary School […]

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James Kimble

James Kimble, 66, went to be with the Lord on June 15, 2017. Visitation will be held on Friday, June 23, 2017, from 3 – 7 p.m. at Rivers of Joy Temple of Worship (908 Live Oak St. – Lockhart, Texas). Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Sledge Chapel Baptist […]

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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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Wildfires increase, threaten life and property

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   While the industry standard calls the danger “moderate,” practical experience says something different. The Keetch Byram Drought Index, a data compilation provided by the Texas A&M University Forest Service, holds Caldwell County at a “moderate” rating, meaning that wildfire activity could begin to intensify; boots on the ground suggest the […]

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Michael Cowan

Michael “Mike” Edward Cowan, also known as “Grumpy,” passed away June 15 after a long battle with cancer. Mike was born to Cecil and Yvonne Cowan on Aug. 29, 1952, in Lockhart, Texas. He was preceded in death by both of his parents. He is survived by his wife, Patricia and three children: Beverly Crumley […]

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Letters – 4Her thanks community, readers rally for Lilly’s

State winner thanks sponsors To the Editor: I thank all of those who have supported the 4-H program and have helped the youth of Caldwell County and me, to achieve our goals. Competing at the 2017 State 4-H Roundup at Texas A&M, College Station, was an amazing experience and something that I will never forget. […]

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Paula McHaney

Paula McHaney was born May 15, 1932, and passed away peacefully, in her sleep, on June 7, 2017, at the age of 85. Mrs. McHaney was preceded in death by her husband, Erasmo McHaney, Sr., and her son, Gilbert McHaney. She is survived by her sons, Erasmo McHaney, Jr., and daughter-in-law, Linda A. McHaney, and […]

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David Jay Juarez

Brother and best friend David Jay Juarez was born in East Chicago, Ind., on April 8, 1976. He entered the Lord’s Paradise on May 12, 2017. He was loved by all his friends and family. He had a very special bond with all of his friends, to the point that they all considered him family. […]

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