LHS teacher dismissed for sexual misconduct

LHS teacher dismissed for sexual misconduct

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   A Lockhart High School teacher turned herself in to local authorities on Monday after allegations surfaced that she was engaged in an “inappropriate relationship” with a student last week. According to a prepared statement by the Lockhart Independent School District, LHS teacher Sarah Fowlkes was placed on administrative leave, with […]

Two dead in Monday crash March 24, 2017 4:07 pm

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Two Caldwell County residents lost their lives as a result of a tragic crash near Fentress on Monday night. According to dispatch records, a call came to Luling EMS and Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department regarding a two-car collision near the intersection of FM20W and Highway 80, in the Fentress area. […]

Committee enacted to negotiate Host Agreement March 17, 2017 3:45 pm

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   The Caldwell County Commissioners’ Court continues to take steps forward toward entering host agreement with Green Group Holdings, the Atlanta-based conglomerate hoping to build a landfill in rural Caldwell County near Lytton Springs. The committee, proposed by Commissioner Hoppy Haden and supported by members of the community who hope for, […]

Lawsuits filed in Biloxi crash; Hoffmans, other family members target tour company, railroad and driver March 17, 2017 3:35 pm

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   While the injured continue their journey toward recovery and the families of those killed struggle to find a new normal, the organizers of the tragic bus tour that left four people dead and dozens injured are preparing for a litany of legal battles. Filed in Dallas County District Court, as […]

Biloxi crash claims Lockhart residents

Biloxi crash claims Lockhart residents

**UPDATED FROM PRINT** By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Six days, two casinos and a treasure trove of memories – that was the goal. The end result was something quite different. Setting out on Sunday from Bastrop, the group, comprised largely of retirees, expected a few days of fun on the road, visiting the famed casinos […]


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LHS teacher dismissed for sexual misconduct

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   A Lockhart High School teacher turned herself in to local authorities on Monday after allegations surfaced that she was engaged in an “inappropriate relationship” with a student last week. According to a prepared statement by the Lockhart Independent School District, LHS teacher Sarah Fowlkes was placed on administrative leave, with […]

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Opinions

Letters – Host Agreement and Cemetery Maintenance

Reader praises host agreement talks To the Editor: FINALLY! So very glad to see the Caldwell County Commissioners taking positive steps to address a possible voluntary host agreement from Green Group Holdings. If TCEQ approves the permits for the new landfill and recycling center then at the very least the county will reap some benefit […]

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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

Fred “Tommy” Hankey

Fred T. Hankey III, better known as Tommy, was born on June 14, 1954 to Fred T. Hankey, Jr. and Neta Joy Wilson Hankey in Austin, Texas. Tommy loved ironworking. He was a 40-year member and veteran of Iron Workers 482, Austin, Texas. He worked on the Frost Bank building, the Drum and on many […]

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Letters – Host Agreement and Cemetery Maintenance

Reader praises host agreement talks To the Editor: FINALLY! So very glad to see the Caldwell County Commissioners taking positive steps to address a possible voluntary host agreement from Green Group Holdings. If TCEQ approves the permits for the new landfill and recycling center then at the very least the county will reap some benefit […]

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From the Clocktower – How should we respond to Fowlkes arrest? 

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   I know the students and staff at Lockhart High School. Many, I know very well. Some, I know only tangentially, and others, I recognize by name, face or jersey number. But most of them, I know. More than that, I like to think that I know the culture at Lockhart […]

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LHS teacher dismissed for sexual misconduct

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   A Lockhart High School teacher turned herself in to local authorities on Monday after allegations surfaced that she was engaged in an “inappropriate relationship” with a student last week. According to a prepared statement by the Lockhart Independent School District, LHS teacher Sarah Fowlkes was placed on administrative leave, with […]

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Two dead in Monday crash

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Two Caldwell County residents lost their lives as a result of a tragic crash near Fentress on Monday night. According to dispatch records, a call came to Luling EMS and Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department regarding a two-car collision near the intersection of FM20W and Highway 80, in the Fentress area. […]

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Tara Shelton

Tara Jean Shelton, a loving Momma, daughter, sister and aunt, 29, of Lockhart, was called home by her Heavenly Father on  Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 5:10 p.m. at Seton Hays Hospital in Kyle, Texas after fighting a long battle with leukemia and other medical complications. She was born to Barbara and Thomas Carson Shelton […]

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Larry Walton

Larry Walton passed from this earth into Heaven at St. David’s Hospital on March 21, 2017. Larry was born in Bay City, Texas on March 8, 1943. He was preceded in death by his parents Elroy and Esther Walton. Larry was married to Joyce Wofford on Nov. 28, 1963. They were married for 53 years. […]

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Antonio R. Hernandez

Antonio R. Hernandez, 84, passed away peacefully at his home in Lockhart on March 13, 2017. Antonio was born on Jan. 17, 1933, and raised in Lockhart, Texas. He was a retired City of Lockhart employee. A viewing and Rosary was held on March 16, 2017 at McCurdy Funeral Home from 5 – 7 p.m. […]

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Helen Harris

Helen Harris, 92, of Lockhart, passed away on March 16, 2017. She was born Oct. 3, 1924, in Cotulla, Texas, to Bill and Olga Hillje Fahrig. She was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Chester O. Harris. She is survived by her son, Danny E. Harris, wife, Marty, and daughter, Diane Rodgers, […]

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Committee enacted to negotiate Host Agreement

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   The Caldwell County Commissioners’ Court continues to take steps forward toward entering host agreement with Green Group Holdings, the Atlanta-based conglomerate hoping to build a landfill in rural Caldwell County near Lytton Springs. The committee, proposed by Commissioner Hoppy Haden and supported by members of the community who hope for, […]

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