Council kills Southwest Museum’s clock proposal July 24, 2015 6:40 pm

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   During a brief business meeting on Tuesday evening, the Lockhart City Council conducted several matters of routine business, and ended talk of erecting a street clock on the Caldwell County Square. The proposal, brought forth by Southwest Museum of Clocks and Watches trustee Gene Galbraith, called for the installation of […]

Appraisal District seeks new home July 24, 2015 6:39 pm

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   After several years of renting space from the Lockhart Independent School District, the Caldwell County Appraisal (CCAD) is finally taking steps to acquire a home of their own. In a lengthy presentation to the Lockhart City Council on Tuesday evening, Chief Appraiser Mary LaPoint explained the need for the new […]

The heat is on

The heat is on

Caldwell County Emergency Management Coordinator Martin Ritchey notified the Caldwell County Commissioners on Monday that rural fire departments are beginning to see a rise in grass and pasture fires, and warned the community of the dangers that come with dry weather.

St. Mary’s celebrates landmark Jamaica

St. Mary’s celebrates landmark Jamaica

St. Mary’s of the Visitation will celebrate the 40th annual Jamaica on Friday and Saturday, July 24 – 25, at the Jamaica Grounds on Walnut Street. Festivities begin at 11 a.m. on Friday, when the Parish Hall opens for the annual tamale sale. The Jamaica Grounds open at 6 p.m.on Friday,with games, booths, bingo and live […]

Commissioners nix Williamson Road subdivision July 17, 2015 5:00 am

 By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   After a brief public hearing and input from several neighboring property owners, the Caldwell County Commissioners Court opted on Monday morning to reject a plan for the preliminary plat of the Compostela subdivision on Williamson Road (CR177). The developer, hoping to create some 58 lots from the 78-acre tract, offered […]


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Council kills Southwest Museum’s clock proposal

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   During a brief business meeting on Tuesday evening, the Lockhart City Council conducted several matters of routine business, and ended talk of erecting a street clock on the Caldwell County Square. The proposal, brought forth by Southwest Museum of Clocks and Watches trustee Gene Galbraith, called for the installation of […]

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Opinions

From the Clocktower – Candidates or Celebrities?

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   We still have more than a year until the 2016 Presidential Election, and I’m already so bored with it all that I could scream. I remember, when I was a kid, I heard stories about my great-grandmother having to check in and pay poll taxes, and of my grandmother telling […]

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Sports & More

Track teams advance again

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   The bulk of the Lions and Lady Lions who competed in last week’s Area Track Meet will advance to the next level of competition. After delivering a series of strong performances in Judson last week, eight Lions and Lady Lions will participate in the Regional Track Meet at Alamo Stadium […]

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Council kills Southwest Museum’s clock proposal

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   During a brief business meeting on Tuesday evening, the Lockhart City Council conducted several matters of routine business, and ended talk of erecting a street clock on the Caldwell County Square. The proposal, brought forth by Southwest Museum of Clocks and Watches trustee Gene Galbraith, called for the installation of […]

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Appraisal District seeks new home

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   After several years of renting space from the Lockhart Independent School District, the Caldwell County Appraisal (CCAD) is finally taking steps to acquire a home of their own. In a lengthy presentation to the Lockhart City Council on Tuesday evening, Chief Appraiser Mary LaPoint explained the need for the new […]

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The heat is on

Caldwell County Emergency Management Coordinator Martin Ritchey notified the Caldwell County Commissioners on Monday that rural fire departments are beginning to see a rise in grass and pasture fires, and warned the community of the dangers that come with dry weather.

read more

From the Clocktower – Candidates or Celebrities?

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   We still have more than a year until the 2016 Presidential Election, and I’m already so bored with it all that I could scream. I remember, when I was a kid, I heard stories about my great-grandmother having to check in and pay poll taxes, and of my grandmother telling […]

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Letters – Mom speaks out after tragic crash

To the Editor: I am the mother of the young man who was killed Sunday. I know you could only report on what you were told but I wanted to make sure all the parents out there know my baby was not like those other two. Was he perfect? Absolutely not. But he didn’t have […]

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Ada Freeman

Ada Frances Seitter Freeman, of Lockhart, passed away on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at the age of 84. Frances was born in the James Walker Memorial Hospital in Wilmington, N.C. on Aug. 26, 1930, to William Frederick Seitter and Grace Rhodes Seitter. In 1944, Solon Gore Long became her wonderful stepfather and introduced her to […]

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Dajan Carey

Herman Alan Dajan Carey, 14, passed away in Lockhart, Texas, on July 12, 2015. He was born on Dec. 22, 2000. Dajan is survived by his mother, Shannon Council; sister, Ariana; brother, Kalan; nephew, Michael; niece, Lotus; and maternal grandparents, Marty and Lila Gunnell. Dajan was a brilliant young man who was fiercely loyal. He lived […]

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George Benbow

George Walker Benbow, 77, died Saturday, July 18, 2015 in Luling, Texas. Born in Stratton, Texas, and raised in Yoakum, he was the son of W.J. “Bill” and Merle Maness Benbow. After graduating from Yoakum High School, he joined U.S. Marine Corps where he proudly served his country for four years. After his service, he […]

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St. Mary’s celebrates landmark Jamaica

St. Mary’s of the Visitation will celebrate the 40th annual Jamaica on Friday and Saturday, July 24 – 25, at the Jamaica Grounds on Walnut Street. Festivities begin at 11 a.m. on Friday, when the Parish Hall opens for the annual tamale sale. The Jamaica Grounds open at 6 p.m.on Friday,with games, booths, bingo and live […]

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Jeanie Braun-Tomme

Jeanie Braun Tomme, 67, of McMahan, raced through the gates of Heaven on July 17, 2015, after bravely battling cancer for nearly a year. At an early age, Jeanie developed a love for animals – especially for horses. This adoration of horses grew into a life-long passion, leading to an exciting, dedicated and fun-loving career […]

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