Category: "Local News"

Cops, community coming together

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   As communities across the nation explode with tensions between citizens and police, Lockhart has chosen a peaceful path. Rather than succumb to pressure from the fringes, Police Chief Mike Lummus has come together with several members of the community to form a Community Resource Committee, dedicated to strengthening the relationships […]

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County eyes insurance increase

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   In an attempt to tighten a strained budget, the Caldwell County Commissioners Court is eyeing changes in employee insurance coverage in the coming budget year. According to information presented by Ashley Cureton with the Texas Association of Counties during the Commissioners’ regular meeting on Monday morning noted a potential increase […]

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Landfill fight costs taxpayers more than $60k

As paperwork, discovery and depositions have flooded in, the price tag continues to increase.

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Deputy cleared in Juarez death

As Juarez appeared to raise the weedcutter in an attack motion, Taylor fired.

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Sparks fly over Martindale library

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Leftover fireworks are in ample supply in Martindale. Explosions, large and small, punctuated the regular business meeting of the Martindale City Council on Tuesday evening as the embattled Council weighed the pros and cons of pulling taxpayer support from the Martindale Community Library. The Library, a volunteer project originally housed […]

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Tight city budget promises utility increases

Henson noted the figures will likely change as the Caldwell County Appraisal District releases the certified tax rolls later this month, at which time city staff can review the budget and current tax rates.

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Feds deputize CCSO investigators for special duty

The four officers inducted into the US Marshal Service on the special two-year deputations were Captain Jesse Hernandez, Sergeant Sean Zion, Detective Daniel Evans and Detective Kyler Hornstein

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STAAR Test issues change LISD summer school plans

The Texas Education Agency, has directed districts not to administer the summer retest for fifth and eighth graders, which is normally administered to students in late June, at the end of the fifth and eighth grade summer school programs.

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Board of Education seeks input on testing

The State Board of Education (SBOE) is issuing a survey in English and Spanish to seek public input about the state’s current assessment and accountability programs and gather suggestions for future program development. The survey will be open online to all Texans through June 30. From October 2015 to March 2016, SBOE members held nine […]

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Rodeo rides for flood recovery

CTR kicks off with events all weekend

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