Category: "Local News"

Wright announces retirement from LISD

For the past 38 years, Janie Wright has served the children, staff, and community of Lockhart ISD. It is with much gratitude and fondness that the District joins with Mrs. Wright to announce her retirement. A Lockhart native and proud product of Lockhart schools, Mrs. Wright climbed the ranks in the District to her current […]

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District eyes changes as construction continues

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Big changes are happening at Lockhart Independent School District. Applications have been accepted and interviews are under way to choose a principal for the new Alma Brewer Strawn Elementary School, currently under construction near Lytton Springs, and as the opening date for the school draws near, logistic problems have presented […]

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One dead, one injured in Thanksgiving fire

While it is unclear the cause of the fire, tragedy is an appropriate time to remind residents that, as temperatures drop, the danger of accidental fires increases.

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Dickens

Lockhart’s annual holiday extravaganza begins on Friday, Dec. 4

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County, city brace for building boom

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER While much of the nation languishes under the lingering weight of the Great Recession, the State of Texas remains a consistent draw for economic growth. As the pressures of infrastructure development and urban sprawl plague the Austin-San Antonio Corridor, Caldwell County has become a focus for unique attention and scrutiny. “There […]

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On split vote, Commissioners kill landfill talks

After hearing from attorney Eric Magee, who has reviewed and summarized the host agreement changes proposed by Commissioners last month, Commissioner Alfredo Munoz made the motion to halt negotiations, which never really started

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Bus safety remains top priority

In 2009, shortly before LISD purchased a fleet of new buses, the State allocated $10 million to the Texas Education Agency for the seat belts.

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Floods batter scarred county

As upwards of eight inches of rain dumped from the skies between Thursday evening and Friday afternoon, Caldwell County braced, not only for an aerial flood, but for another flood surge barreling down the Blanco River

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Court considers Warrant Service Officer

When an outstanding warrant is served on an offender, that warrant can be cleared by payment of the fines, as well as an additional service fee

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Parents rile against lack of teachers

Trustees discussed, and ultimately approved a probationary contract for a Spanish teacher at the ML Cisneros Freshman Campus

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