River bill passes Senate, dies in House May 26, 2017 3:26 pm

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Once again this session, San Marcos River stakeholders will see no help at the Legislative level, because a bill that would allow the adjoining counties to create taxing districts has failed in the House of Representatives. The original legislation, introduced at the beginning to of the 85th Legislature by Senator […]

LISD seeks new logo

LISD seeks new logo

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   The Fighting Lion, or the “Double L?” For weeks, a committee assembled by the Lockhart Independent School District has been considering a “rebranding,” updating the look of the Lockhart Lions. This week, the committee announced three versions of a new logo, and is asking the community for their input before […]

County finances stable, auditors say May 26, 2017 3:20 pm

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   As Caldwell County Judge Kenneth Schawe and Interim Auditor Liz Mundine gear up to prepare the County’s 2017-18 Fiscal Year budget, an outside auditor reported that the county is in a healthy financial position on Monday morning. The audit report presented by Rutledge Crain and Company reflected that the County […]

Herrera faces Capital charge in Juarez death

Herrera faces Capital charge in Juarez death

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   The Caldwell County Grand Jury convened last week, and during their regular session, chose to enter indictments against Rudy Herrera, Jr., 32, of Lockhart, in connection with the August 2016 murder of 19-year-old Emilia Marie Juarez. Herrera, who has been in custody since his February arrest, faces a Capital Murder […]

Judges stand by landfill permit decision May 19, 2017 3:56 pm

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   In an extensive opinion issued by the State Office of Administrative Hearings last week, Administrative Judges Casey A. Bell and Kerri Jo Qualtrough doubled down on their recommendation that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality issue a permit for the landfill project proposed near the intersection of SH 130 and […]


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River bill passes Senate, dies in House

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Once again this session, San Marcos River stakeholders will see no help at the Legislative level, because a bill that would allow the adjoining counties to create taxing districts has failed in the House of Representatives. The original legislation, introduced at the beginning to of the 85th Legislature by Senator […]

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Opinions

Letters – Commissioner speaks to river issues

To the Community: For years, tubing operations along the San Marcos River has resulted in public safety problems, littering, and serious nuisances for area landowners. Alcohol-related incidents have at times been serious in nature, including death. The urgent need to address these issues is why we are pursuing both temporary and permanent solutions to make […]

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Sports&More

LHS makes strong stand at Lion Relays

LHS makes strong stand at Lion Relays

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   In their final appearances before next week’s District 26-5A, the Lion and Lady Lion Track teams hosted the annual Lion Relays on Thursday evening, in advance of a limited appearance at the Texas Relays at the University of Texas last weekend. Though Lockhart’s athletes were largely outgunned by powerhouse 6A […]

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River bill passes Senate, dies in House

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Once again this session, San Marcos River stakeholders will see no help at the Legislative level, because a bill that would allow the adjoining counties to create taxing districts has failed in the House of Representatives. The original legislation, introduced at the beginning to of the 85th Legislature by Senator […]

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LISD seeks new logo

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   The Fighting Lion, or the “Double L?” For weeks, a committee assembled by the Lockhart Independent School District has been considering a “rebranding,” updating the look of the Lockhart Lions. This week, the committee announced three versions of a new logo, and is asking the community for their input before […]

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County finances stable, auditors say

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   As Caldwell County Judge Kenneth Schawe and Interim Auditor Liz Mundine gear up to prepare the County’s 2017-18 Fiscal Year budget, an outside auditor reported that the county is in a healthy financial position on Monday morning. The audit report presented by Rutledge Crain and Company reflected that the County […]

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Letters – Commissioner speaks to river issues

To the Community: For years, tubing operations along the San Marcos River has resulted in public safety problems, littering, and serious nuisances for area landowners. Alcohol-related incidents have at times been serious in nature, including death. The urgent need to address these issues is why we are pursuing both temporary and permanent solutions to make […]

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Sine Die – Legislative Update

By John Cyrier I write to you from the Texas Capitol in Austin with just days remaining before the legislature adjourns. Since January, we have been working to address many important issues, and I am pleased to report good progress. In January, Governor Abbott presented the legislature with four emergency items. These include reforming Child […]

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Emily Kathleen Garcia

Emily Kathleen Garcia, “Emms,” as she liked to be called, peacefully passed away at home on May 15, 2017 with her family and beloved dog BreaAnn by her side. Emily was born on April 9, 1987 in Austin, Texas, entering the world 12 days earlier than expected after her mother attended a Disney on Ice […]

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Herrera faces Capital charge in Juarez death

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   The Caldwell County Grand Jury convened last week, and during their regular session, chose to enter indictments against Rudy Herrera, Jr., 32, of Lockhart, in connection with the August 2016 murder of 19-year-old Emilia Marie Juarez. Herrera, who has been in custody since his February arrest, faces a Capital Murder […]

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Judges stand by landfill permit decision

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   In an extensive opinion issued by the State Office of Administrative Hearings last week, Administrative Judges Casey A. Bell and Kerri Jo Qualtrough doubled down on their recommendation that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality issue a permit for the landfill project proposed near the intersection of SH 130 and […]

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From the Clocktower – Controls in Construction

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   I hate to be someone that complains about roads being fixed. Heaven knows, there are more than plenty of local, state and Federal road projects in Caldwell County that I (and my car’s suspension) would love to see completed. And as irritated as I get about the traffic, the truth […]

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Cruz Garcia

Cruz Garcia, 90, of Lockhart, formerly of San Marcos, passed away on Monday, May 15, 2017 at her residence, surrounded by her family. She was born in Uhland, Texas, on May 3, 1927 to Secundino Torres and Lorensa Rosales Torres. She married Refugio Garcia in San Marcos on Oct. 31, 1954. Mrs. Garcia loved her […]

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