Help continues for flood survivors

Help continues for flood survivors

Several residents of the gated Martindale subdivision approached the Commissioners on Monday morning to ask why debris cleanup in their neighborhood has not yet begun, and to implore the Commissioners to assist them in putting their homes back together.

Elementary to honor Strawn’s legacy

Elementary to honor Strawn’s legacy

“One of the things that we were asked to consider was diversity,” said Tom Guyton. “And when we look at the names of the schools, we don’t have a campus that’s named for a woman.”

FEMA approves flood relief June 13, 2015 5:01 pm

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Trucks have begun rolling, and Federal staffers and contractors are on site to help Caldwell County residents begin the grueling task of rebuilding their lives. Following a Federal Declaration of Disaster on Saturday morning, Caldwell County has finally been approved for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to […]

Cleaning up, coming back

Cleaning up, coming back

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Work. Work. And Wait. While search and recovery teams continue with the grueling process of recovering those who are still missing after the historic Memorial Weekend Floods, the residents of Caldwell County have begun the long, slow journey to “the new normal.” More than 200 homes have been confirmed to […]

Water, water everywhere

Water, water everywhere

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Forewarned is forearmed. Though, by his own admission, Caldwell County Emergency Management Coordinator Martin Ritchey has “felt like the boy who cried wolf,” in recent weeks as weather forecasts failed to come to fruition in Caldwell County, that preparation and vigilance paid off on Saturday night and the early hours […]


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Help continues for flood survivors

Several residents of the gated Martindale subdivision approached the Commissioners on Monday morning to ask why debris cleanup in their neighborhood has not yet begun, and to implore the Commissioners to assist them in putting their homes back together.

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Opinions

From the Clocktower – Don’t let our kids become someone’s statistics

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER Last week, Gov. Greg Abbott signed a law into effect that would require doctors, nurses or midwives to provide literature and educational information to parents regarding the dangers of leaving children unattended in vehicles. Laws like that make me sad. Specifically, I suppose, the need for laws like that make me […]

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Sports & More

Track teams advance again

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   The bulk of the Lions and Lady Lions who competed in last week’s Area Track Meet will advance to the next level of competition. After delivering a series of strong performances in Judson last week, eight Lions and Lady Lions will participate in the Regional Track Meet at Alamo Stadium […]

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Recent Articles

From the Clocktower – Don’t let our kids become someone’s statistics

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER Last week, Gov. Greg Abbott signed a law into effect that would require doctors, nurses or midwives to provide literature and educational information to parents regarding the dangers of leaving children unattended in vehicles. Laws like that make me sad. Specifically, I suppose, the need for laws like that make me […]

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Zapata leaves legacy of selflessness, service

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   After a lifetime spent serving others, Constable Margarito “Junior” Zapata, Jr., found his final reward on Tuesday afternoon after a long battle with ill health. Until his health failed last month, Zapata continued to work tirelessly in his two elected positions, as Precinct 3 Constable since 2004, and as Prairie […]

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Kandy Sue Etheredge

Kandy Sue Etheredge, of Dale, was called by our Heavenly Father on June 30, 2015. Mrs. Kandy Sue Etheredge was born March 22, 1961, in Austin, Texas to James E. Wimberly and Billie June. She is survived by husband Brad Etheredge; her daughter, Misty Cruz; son, Brandon Etheredge; and three grandchildren. Funeral services will be […]

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Mary Agnes Jones

Mary Agnes (Hodges) Jones, 96, of Lockhart and formerly of Edna, Texas passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2015. She was born in Orange Grove, Texas, on Feb. 11, 1919, to the late Edna Mae (Kirby) and Ed Meredith Hodges.  She married the late Christal Dean Jones, Sr. in 1933. Mary and CD were founding […]

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Frank A. Martinez

Frank A. Martinez, 73, of Lockhart, left this life on May 31, 2015. He was born in Lockhart on March 10, 1942, to Damacio Martinez  and Feliciana Alfaro. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Sylvia Martinez Lopez. He is survived by his son, Frank Martinez, Jr.; his daughter, Elizabeth Silva; seven grandchildren and […]

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Betty Reed

Betty Louise Reed, 85, of Lockhart, passed away on June 22, 2015. She was born on May 11, 1930 in Lytton Springs to Willie Thomas and Ida Mae Richburg Smith. She grew up in Lockhart and graduated from Lockhart High School in 1948. She lived in Vanderbilt area for many years before returning back to […]

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Gerald Kearney

On June 9, 2015, Heaven gained one of the last true Texas cowboys. Gerald Sine Kearney passed away peacefully at home among family, after a long battle with cancer. He was born in Grand Junction, Colo., on Dec. 17, 1946 but soon returned to his mother’s (Madge Kearney Jones’) hometown of Lockhart, Texas, where he […]

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From the Clocktower – Can we answer a question we don’t understand?

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER In light of last week’s nightmarish attack on the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, I had a number of friends ask me whether I was going to write about it, and what I was going to say. I wasn’t entirely certain about that, until this weekend when I saw a blog […]

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Help continues for flood survivors

Several residents of the gated Martindale subdivision approached the Commissioners on Monday morning to ask why debris cleanup in their neighborhood has not yet begun, and to implore the Commissioners to assist them in putting their homes back together.

read more

Elementary to honor Strawn’s legacy

“One of the things that we were asked to consider was diversity,” said Tom Guyton. “And when we look at the names of the schools, we don’t have a campus that’s named for a woman.”

read more