Category: "Local News"

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.

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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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Commissioners nix Williamson Road subdivision

 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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Area teen killed in weekend crash

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   A local youngster was killed in the early hours of Sunday morning when a vehicle he was riding in left the road and rolled over several times, ejecting him from the rear seat of the SUV. According to Lockhart Police Chief Mike Lummus, the 14-year-old passenger was likely not wearing […]

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Deadline nears for SBA flood assistance

Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Disaster Field Operations Center – West recently reminded Texas private nonprofit (PNP) organizations of the July 28, 2015, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for property damage caused by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred May 4 – […]

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Local fugitive nabbed at border

Lozano, who also goes by the name “Adriana Lozano Barron,” was indicted by a Caldwell County Grand Jury in May 2003 on six separate charges of Injury to a Child.

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Hunger heats up for Caldwell County kids

A recent study by Hunger In America revealed that more than 84 percent of Texas households are “food insecure.”

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Help continues for flood survivors

Several residents of the gated Martindale subdivision approached the Commissioners on Monday morning to ask why debris cleanup in their neighborhood has not yet begun, and to implore the Commissioners to assist them in putting their homes back together.

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