Category: "Local News"

New industry promises job growth

Dallas-based Fashion Glass and Mirror hosted an official groundbreaking at their construction location near the corner of SH130 and Highway 142 on Friday morning

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Rapid changes leave questions for Voter ID law

In Caldwell County, Elections Administrator Pamela Ohlendorf said the decision is not expected to have a wide-reaching impact

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Wallets open as Election Day looms

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   In the final weeks before the Nov. 4, 2014, General Election, local candidates have turned up the heat, collecting more donations and spending more money on messaging in a final push for office. Leading the way in local spending is Democratic Party nominee for Caldwell County Judge, Fermin Islas. According […]

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Ballots promise big changes on Election Day

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Early voting opens on Monday, Oct. 20 for the Nov. 4 General Election. In Lockhart and Caldwell County, the election will bring about a change in leadership at the highest levels, but some may find themselves confused by the balloting process. Of particular note, the Lockhart Independent School District has […]

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Local cotton crop exceeds previous years

“We had more acreage planted this year,” said Lockhart Gin manager David Schulle. “We had around 10 percent more planted this year, and that’s going to make a difference in our production.”

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LISD to host ‘Walk and Bike to School’ Day

Lockhart’s five elementary campuses have joined in the international initiative this year, and will be hosting joint “Walk to School” events on te morning of Wednesday, Oct. 8, beginning at 7:15 a.m.

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LISD focuses on new elementary location

Superintendent Rudy Trevino stated firmly that he is in the business of educating children, and that he has to “keep friends on both sides of the aisle.” He also challenged both EPICC and GGH to do more for the District, including helping with scholarships, campus gardens, recycling programs.

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County gambles on ’14-‘15 budget

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Deficit budgets are not just ill-advised, they are illegal in some circumstances, according to advice given to the Caldwell County Commissioners Court by County Auditor Larry Roberson. However, despite Roberson’s stern warning, the Commissioners Court voted during a marathon meeting on Thursday afternoon to pass a budget that the County […]

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Council eyes sign ordinance, tax collections

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Routine business drew keen interest on Tuesday evening as the Lockhart City Council discussed language changes to the Lockhart Sign Ordinance. The changes, according to City Manager Vance Rodgers and City Planner Dan Gibson were largely in response to a recent proliferation of anti-landfill signs cropping up across Lockhart and […]

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Changes in the air at the Lockhart Chamber of Commerce

The recent resignation of the Lockhart Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Becki Womble has caused a shift in leadership that could have a major impact on Lockhart’s business community moving forward. Womble, who announced recently that she had accepted a position as the President and CEO of the Bastrop Chamber of Commerce, has been […]

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