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 […]

Judges green-light landfill permit February 24, 2017 9:24 pm

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   A 250-page opinion released on Friday dealt what appears a devastating blow to opponents of a municipal waste landfill project to be located in rural Caldwell County. After several months of waiting, parties to a Contested Case Hearing before the State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH) learned that the judges […]

Deputies seize 400 animals in cruelty crackdown

Deputies seize 400 animals in cruelty crackdown

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   A critical case of animal hoarding came to a head on Monday morning, as the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office executed a warrant and eventually seized more than 430 animals from a residence on Misty Drive in Uhland. Responding to complaints of animal cruelty, the Sheriff’s Office worked with the Dallas […]


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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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Opinions

Letters – Food distribution program shutters in Caldwell County

To Judge Schawe: Feb. 15, 2017, marked the end of an era of the Caldwell County Extension Education Association’s food distribution project as we have known it since 1994. Due to change in policy and procedures, the Central Texas Food Bank in Austin has ceased to permit our organization to purchase nonperishable U.S.D.A. food products […]

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Sports&More

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

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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Lawsuits filed in Biloxi crash; Hoffmans, other family members target tour company, railroad and driver

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 […]

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Letters – Food distribution program shutters in Caldwell County

To Judge Schawe: Feb. 15, 2017, marked the end of an era of the Caldwell County Extension Education Association’s food distribution project as we have known it since 1994. Due to change in policy and procedures, the Central Texas Food Bank in Austin has ceased to permit our organization to purchase nonperishable U.S.D.A. food products […]

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Ken and Peggy Hoffman

After 36 years of marriage, Ken Hoffman, 82, and Peggy (Wilson) Hoffman, 73, passed away together unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. The Hoffmans were beloved parents, grandparents, friends, lifelong educators, and pillars in the Lockhart community. They are survived by their five children: Melissa Messerly, of Lockhart, Kim Chapman and husband, Chris, of Lockhart, […]

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Raymond Mireles

Raymond Balandran Mireles, 69, of Lockhart, passed away on March 9, 2017. He was born on October 2, 1947, in Lockhart, to Patricio and Trinidad Mireles. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Pedro Mireles and Patricio Mireles; and one sister-in-law, Rita Mireles. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, […]

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Richard Huggins

Richard Michael Huggins, 60, of Lockhart, Texas passed away unexpectedly on the morning of March 11, 2017. He was born on June 16, 1956, in Bertram, Texas to Marie Odis and J.W. Huggins. Richard was very knowledgeable when it came to fixing tractors, servicing and hauling heavy machinery, working most of his life in construction […]

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