Roland replaces Schawe on host committee July 28, 2017 3:33 pm

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   After robust discussion on Monday morning, Precinct 4 Commissioner Joe Roland was appointed to replace County Judge Kenneth Schawe on a special committee appointed to negotiate with Green Group Holdings for a host agreement. A staunch and vocal opponent of the multi-use landfill project located near the intersection of Highway […]

Answers, oversight remain in short supply

Answers, oversight remain in short supply

A year after balloon disaster, families still await FAA action By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Sometimes, it feels as though it’s been years. At other times, only days. For the families left still reeling after the July 30, 2016 balloon crash that killed 15 passengers, the passing of time is a fluid concept – one […]

Martindale hosts Cure JM Foundation

Martindale hosts Cure JM Foundation

By Kaci Taylor POST-REGISTER   The Fifth Annual Cure JM Get Together was held last week at the Martindale United Methodist Church. Returning readers who may recall similar articles about this conference over the years might also remember that our very own Martindale is home to two families with children who have JM — a […]

LPD to add officer, victim coordinator July 21, 2017 5:37 pm

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   During their regular business meeting on Tuesday night, the Lockhart City Council began digging into talks regarding the 2017-18 Fiscal Year Budget. High on the list of priorities, according to Lockhart Police Chief Ernesto Pedraza, is the addition of both a School Resource Officer (SRO) and a full-time victim coordinator. […]

Filing opens in City Council election

Filing opens in City Council election

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Three seats are up for grabs on the Lockhart City Council this fall. Earlier this year, the Lockhart City Council entered an order calling an election for the Mayor’s seat, as well as City Council Places 3 and 4, on Nov. 7, 2017. Filing opens on July 22 for places […]


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Roland replaces Schawe on host committee

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   After robust discussion on Monday morning, Precinct 4 Commissioner Joe Roland was appointed to replace County Judge Kenneth Schawe on a special committee appointed to negotiate with Green Group Holdings for a host agreement. A staunch and vocal opponent of the multi-use landfill project located near the intersection of Highway […]

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From the Clocktower – Oversight for balloon pilots: It’s time.

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER If you’ve read my stuff for more than a few weeks, you’re probably pretty well aware that I’m all about small government, personal responsibility and an abject lack of interference. I’m all about personal freedoms extending as far as they can, until those personal freedoms encroach into someone else’s bubble. In […]

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Legal Notice – June 29, 2017: Lockhart and Caldwell County (Texas)

Pursuant to Sec. 12-450 “Unsafe Building Implementation” of the Code of Ordinances for the City of Lockhart. The City of Lockhart does hereby notify you, or your agent(s), as property owner of record of the listed property(s) of the order issued by the Construction Board of Appeals during the Public hearing held on June 22, […]

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Roland replaces Schawe on host committee

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   After robust discussion on Monday morning, Precinct 4 Commissioner Joe Roland was appointed to replace County Judge Kenneth Schawe on a special committee appointed to negotiate with Green Group Holdings for a host agreement. A staunch and vocal opponent of the multi-use landfill project located near the intersection of Highway […]

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Answers, oversight remain in short supply

A year after balloon disaster, families still await FAA action By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Sometimes, it feels as though it’s been years. At other times, only days. For the families left still reeling after the July 30, 2016 balloon crash that killed 15 passengers, the passing of time is a fluid concept – one […]

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Martindale hosts Cure JM Foundation

By Kaci Taylor POST-REGISTER   The Fifth Annual Cure JM Get Together was held last week at the Martindale United Methodist Church. Returning readers who may recall similar articles about this conference over the years might also remember that our very own Martindale is home to two families with children who have JM — a […]

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From the Clocktower – Oversight for balloon pilots: It’s time.

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER If you’ve read my stuff for more than a few weeks, you’re probably pretty well aware that I’m all about small government, personal responsibility and an abject lack of interference. I’m all about personal freedoms extending as far as they can, until those personal freedoms encroach into someone else’s bubble. In […]

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LPD to add officer, victim coordinator

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   During their regular business meeting on Tuesday night, the Lockhart City Council began digging into talks regarding the 2017-18 Fiscal Year Budget. High on the list of priorities, according to Lockhart Police Chief Ernesto Pedraza, is the addition of both a School Resource Officer (SRO) and a full-time victim coordinator. […]

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Filing opens in City Council election

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Three seats are up for grabs on the Lockhart City Council this fall. Earlier this year, the Lockhart City Council entered an order calling an election for the Mayor’s seat, as well as City Council Places 3 and 4, on Nov. 7, 2017. Filing opens on July 22 for places […]

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Dorothy Johnson

McMahan resident Dorothy Duke Johnson, 93, died July 18, 2017, at the Christopher House in Austin, Texas. Dorothy Helen Duke Johnson was born Feb. 23, 1924 in Austin, Texas to Wilder Morgan Duke and Mary Ellen Lyons Duke. Dorothy grew up in Beaumont, Texas, surrounded by her mother’s large Irish family. Her maternal grandparents had […]

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Gerald Watkins

Gerald Dean Watkins was born on Aug. 1, 1935, in Burnet, Burnet County, Texas and died on July 18, 2017 in Lockhart, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents, Vernon “Bud” Watkins and Clara Kate Norred Watkins; his sister, Wilda Jo Watkins; his brother, Don Calvin Watkins, and son, David Louis Watkins. He […]

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Marie Anna Fairchild

Marie Anna Braun Fairchild was taken by angels to her Father’s house on July 10, 2017, she was 89. She was born on March 5, 1928, in Hightstown, N.J., to Alphonsus J. Braun and Johanna Gertrude Braun, grew up in Hightstown, attended Cathedral High School in Trenton, N.J., and graduated from the College of Mount […]

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Benjamin Boyle

Benjamin John Boyle, 40, of Austin, Texas, was born Sept. 4, 1976, in Houston, Texas, to Barbara Babcock Kirsch and John Raymond Boyle.   Ben lived his life full throttle and made his final lap on July 14, 2017. Ben is survived by his wife Lana Susan Davis Boyle; his children, Schylar Alexis, Adrianna Nicole, Brandon Anthony, Jagger Bay, […]

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