County gambles on ’14-‘15 budget

County gambles on ’14-‘15 budget

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Deficit budgets are not just ill-advised, they are illegal in some circumstances, according to advice given to the Caldwell County Commissioners Court by County Auditor Larry Roberson. However, despite Roberson’s stern warning, the Commissioners Court voted during a marathon meeting on Thursday afternoon to pass a budget that the County […]

Council eyes sign ordinance, tax collections September 5, 2014 4:13 pm

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Routine business drew keen interest on Tuesday evening as the Lockhart City Council discussed language changes to the Lockhart Sign Ordinance. The changes, according to City Manager Vance Rodgers and City Planner Dan Gibson were largely in response to a recent proliferation of anti-landfill signs cropping up across Lockhart and […]

Changes in the air at the Lockhart Chamber of Commerce August 29, 2014 3:25 pm

The recent resignation of the Lockhart Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Becki Womble has caused a shift in leadership that could have a major impact on Lockhart’s business community moving forward. Womble, who announced recently that she had accepted a position as the President and CEO of the Bastrop Chamber of Commerce, has been […]

Court gridlocks on development changes August 29, 2014 3:25 pm

A workshop to discuss the Caldwell County Development Ordinance will take place the afternoon of Sept. 4, 2014.

LISD eyes areas for new elementary August 22, 2014 3:53 pm

According to Project Manager Robert Gadbois, the bulk of the population growth within LISD comes from the area north of Lockhart proper, bordered by Highway 21, Highway 183 and FM 672.


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County gambles on ’14-‘15 budget

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Deficit budgets are not just ill-advised, they are illegal in some circumstances, according to advice given to the Caldwell County Commissioners Court by County Auditor Larry Roberson. However, despite Roberson’s stern warning, the Commissioners Court voted during a marathon meeting on Thursday afternoon to pass a budget that the County […]

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Opinions

Letters – A story about sheepdogs

To the Editor: Once upon a time there some pastures filled with sheep guarded by sheepdogs. The sheepdogs in the first pasture noticed that all the sheepdogs in the other pastures had bigger bones than they did. The sheepdogs asked the Shepherd for bigger bones. The Shepherd said they had no bigger bones in this […]

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Sports & More

Offensive catfight ends 44-41

Offensive catfight ends 44-41

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Riding high on a big win over the Reagan Raiders to open their regular season, the Lions traveled to Austin on Thursday night ready to come out hard for another victory against the Crockett Cougars. In a game marked by marquee offensive performances, the Lions did scrape out the victory, […]

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Recent Articles

Abner Branch, Jr.

Abner Dean Branch, Jr., 52, of San Marcos passed away Sept. 9, 2014. He was born on Sept. 11, 1961 in Lockhart, Texas to Abner Dean Branch, Sr. and Johnnie R. Nixon Branch. He was preceded in death by his sister, Lezette Branch. He is survived by his parents; five brothers: Charles, Paul Dean, Anthony, […]

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County gambles on ’14-‘15 budget

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Deficit budgets are not just ill-advised, they are illegal in some circumstances, according to advice given to the Caldwell County Commissioners Court by County Auditor Larry Roberson. However, despite Roberson’s stern warning, the Commissioners Court voted during a marathon meeting on Thursday afternoon to pass a budget that the County […]

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Letters – A story about sheepdogs

To the Editor: Once upon a time there some pastures filled with sheep guarded by sheepdogs. The sheepdogs in the first pasture noticed that all the sheepdogs in the other pastures had bigger bones than they did. The sheepdogs asked the Shepherd for bigger bones. The Shepherd said they had no bigger bones in this […]

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Offensive catfight ends 44-41

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Riding high on a big win over the Reagan Raiders to open their regular season, the Lions traveled to Austin on Thursday night ready to come out hard for another victory against the Crockett Cougars. In a game marked by marquee offensive performances, the Lions did scrape out the victory, […]

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Jimmie L. Roberts

Jimmie L. Roberts, 66, of Cedar Creek, passed away on Sept. 2, 2014. She was born on Jan. 13, 1948 in Silsbee, Texas to Johnny Mayo and Bessie Hargraves. Jimmie was a loving mother, sister, and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gene Arland Roberts; son, Walter Lee Roberts; two brothers, Johnny […]

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Luis J. Castelan

Luis J. Castelan, 45, of Lockhart, passed away Sept. 4, 2014. He was born on Dec. 20, 1968, in Mexico to Gregorio and Maria Castelan. Luis was a loving father, son, brother and uncle to his family. He played in two bands known as Intimo and Angel Y La Realeza. He also owned his own […]

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Daphne Hamilton

After a ten year, hard -fought battle with pink melanoma Daphne Hamilton finally succumbed on Sept. 1, 2014.  She died peacefully and without pain. Daphne was born at home in Broken Hill, Zambia and lived many places throughout the world, but found her home in Lockhart. She enjoyed everything about her life there, her friends, her church Emmanuel Episcopal, and attending the Gaslight theater productions. Daphne had a colorful life. […]

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Lions open with big win over Reagan

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   With a new UIL District and a new outlook on their sport, the Lockhart Lions roared back into action on Friday night with a big 46-20 win over the Austin Reagan Raiders. After bobbling the first play of the game and allowing the Raiders to return the first kick for […]

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Letters – Reader applauds Roland’s courage

To the Editor: Did you miss it – that act of quiet bravery on behalf of Caldwell County? It happened on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, when a lawyer paid by a very large corporation, Philips and Jordan, tried to make the public think that our county commissioner, while doing his job protecting and representing his […]

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Council eyes sign ordinance, tax collections

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Routine business drew keen interest on Tuesday evening as the Lockhart City Council discussed language changes to the Lockhart Sign Ordinance. The changes, according to City Manager Vance Rodgers and City Planner Dan Gibson were largely in response to a recent proliferation of anti-landfill signs cropping up across Lockhart and […]

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