Suspect jailed in Juarez murder

Suspect jailed in Juarez murder

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Caldwell County Sheriff Daniel Law announced on Saturday afternoon that an arrest has been made in connection with the Aug. 11, 2016 death of 19-year-old Emilia Juarez. Rudy Herrera, Jr., 32, was arrested on Saturday and charged with First Degree Murder, as a result of dozens of interviews and investigations […]

Commissioners press forward with Host Agreement February 17, 2017 7:54 pm

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER Caldwell County is long since a “house divided” as discussions move ahead regarding a proposed landfill project slated for property near the corner of SH130 and FM 1185. The controversial project has pitted neighbor against neighbor and voter against politician for years. That division was no more clear than on Monday […]

LISD grapples with weapons on campus

LISD grapples with weapons on campus

Guns, knife found on campuses in unrelated incidents By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   For the third time in less than a week, Lockhart ISD administrators and local law enforcement responded to and LISD campus for a report of a weapon on campus. The first incident, on Jan. 30, occurred, when a student made a report […]

Paycheck ‘glitch’ leaves County employees floundering February 3, 2017 11:58 am

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Although it’s being referred to as a “miscommunication,” a glitch in Caldwell County operating procedure amounted to far more than that, as hundreds of County employees failed to receive their paychecks on Tuesday. Dozens of employees assembled during a special-called meeting on Tuesday to show solidarity for one another and […]

Commissioners return Host Agreement to public eye

Commissioners return Host Agreement to public eye

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Over the objections of one commissioner and a host of usual suspects, the Caldwell County Commissioner’s Court chose on Monday morning to bring a controversial contract back into the spotlight. In September 2013, landfill conglomerate Green Group Holdings asked to open negotiations on a host agreement that would put certain […]


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Suspect jailed in Juarez murder

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Caldwell County Sheriff Daniel Law announced on Saturday afternoon that an arrest has been made in connection with the Aug. 11, 2016 death of 19-year-old Emilia Juarez. Rudy Herrera, Jr., 32, was arrested on Saturday and charged with First Degree Murder, as a result of dozens of interviews and investigations […]

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Opinions

Letters – PRIDE chair thanks community

To the Editor: District 1 PRIDE Neighborhood Association would like to thank everyone who contributed to and participated in this year’s annual March honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., as well as the following reception luncheon at Cedar Hall. As always, we are greatly indebted to all of the support and assistance provided by City […]

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Breaking new ground: 13.13.Q_B0tZ is code for success

Breaking new ground: 13.13.Q_B0tZ is code for success

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Putting a new spin (quite literally) on the old idea of academic clubs, a group of Lockhart High School students is going where no LHS students have gone before – straight to the top of the heap in regional performance in programming, engineering and mechanics. Though they officially fall under […]

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Recent Articles

Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson, 86, has gone home as of Feb. 21, 2017. He passed away at 1:18 a.m. He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Doris Jackson; daughters, Janice Vaugh, of San Antonio, JoAnn Jackson-Beamon, of Tennessee, and Pearl Jackson-Johnson, of Austin; son, Phillip Jackson, of Lockhart; and his grandchildren and great grandchildren. […]

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Ann Verner

Ann Verner, 69, of Houston, Texas, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. She is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, George, her daughter Robin Chancellor and husband Chris and their children Kaitlyn, Carson and Croix, and her daughter Hayley DeLuca and husband Marshall, and their children Wyatt and Molly. Ann spent her life […]

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Apolonia Briceño

Our beloved Apolonia T. Briceño, 82, resident of Austin and Lockhart was called by our Heavenly Father on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Alberto and Adelia Torres; her brothers, Doroteo Torres and Andres Torres; son-in-law, Alfredo Peralez, Jr.; brothers-in-law, Apolonio Navarro and Sylvestre Castillo; sister-in-law, Guadalupe Torres, and […]

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Suspect jailed in Juarez murder

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Caldwell County Sheriff Daniel Law announced on Saturday afternoon that an arrest has been made in connection with the Aug. 11, 2016 death of 19-year-old Emilia Juarez. Rudy Herrera, Jr., 32, was arrested on Saturday and charged with First Degree Murder, as a result of dozens of interviews and investigations […]

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Commissioners press forward with Host Agreement

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER Caldwell County is long since a “house divided” as discussions move ahead regarding a proposed landfill project slated for property near the corner of SH130 and FM 1185. The controversial project has pitted neighbor against neighbor and voter against politician for years. That division was no more clear than on Monday […]

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LISD grapples with weapons on campus

Guns, knife found on campuses in unrelated incidents By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   For the third time in less than a week, Lockhart ISD administrators and local law enforcement responded to and LISD campus for a report of a weapon on campus. The first incident, on Jan. 30, occurred, when a student made a report […]

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Saundra Hicks

Saundra Allan Voigt Hicks, 73, of Crosby, Texas, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. She was born Sept. 27, 1943, in San Antonio, Texas. Her greatest joys were the family Christmases with all the kids and the births of each grandchild and great-grandchild. She also enjoyed the kids, grandkids, and great-grandkids’ activities. She is […]

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Maria Reyes Ramirez

Ms. Maria Reyes Ramirez was born Jan. 6, 1939, in Neiderwald, Texas and passed away on Feb. 5, 2017. Ms. Reyes is survived by her sisters, Simona Alvarado, and Juaqina Juarez. Her rosary was recited Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, at the DeLeon Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was celebrated Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at St. Michael’s […]

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Carolyn Smith

Carolyn (Boehm) Smith was born on June 9, 1940, to Louis Henry Boehm and Lillie Kathryn Boehm in Charlotte, Texas, and passed away on Feb. 3, 2017, in Smithville Texas, at the age of 76. She was baptized into St. John’s Lutheran Church in Jourdanton, Texas, on April 6, 1941. Carolyn married Robert Mark Smith, […]

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Debbie Stacklie

Debbie Elaine (Southern) Stacklie, 56, of Lockhart, passed away on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017 in Lockhart. Debbie was born Aug. 7, 1960, in Torrence, Calif., to Barbara Ruth (Hilburn) Southern and Fred Louis Southern. She married Gale Lee Stacklie in California. She worked as a waitress at The Family Basket. She was a “people person” and […]

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