Category: "Local News"

Real estate contract stumps Commissioners

Bolstered by his experience in the field of real estate sales, Commissioner Fred Buchholtz has expressed concerns from the beginning about contracting a listing agent for the properties.

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LISD bullies drive students out of District

Everyone is familiar with names like Megan Meier, Tyler Clementi and Mentor High School, were five students took their own lives inside of three years. But the situations listed above didn’t happen at Mentor High School. They didn’t happen at Rutgers University, or at an inner-city school where families and teachers are over-burdened and under-assisted. These things happen in Lockhart.

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Murder suspect arrested in Caldwell County

Jose Hernandez Benitez is the lead suspect in an altercation that left two dead and three more injured in the Weir community in Williamson County on Thanksgiving night.

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100-percent chance of snow on Saturday

Many local children will get their first, and possibly only, taste of playing in the snow, because the Dickens Committee has secured a snow slide and play area, which will be set up on Prairie Lea Street on Saturday morning, and will continue to operate as long as the weather permits.

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LISD looks ahead to long-term goals

“Our goal [in this draft] is to ensure district focus on effective teaching and learning.”

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IRS scam targets local residents

In the scam, the perpetrators often tell the targets they owe back taxes, and demand payment to avoid a Federal lawsuit.

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HOT tax debate splits council

Historically, the council has declined to split the funds evenly between the two organizations, embracing the feeling that the funding should be allocated proportionally based on current tourism draws, rather than on possible future activities.

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Price tag on Justice Center clears $9M

Construction team keeps center below allocated buddget off $11.1M

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Schawe clinches top County seat

Box-by-box tallies were not available at press time, and it is unclear whether any particular area of the county sealed the race for Schawe

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White keeps hold on Mayor’s Chair

Alvarez ousted from school board after two terms

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