Category: "Local News"

LISD earmarks $6 million in upgrades

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   In a move that promises to rattle taxpayers and delight students, the Lockhart ISD Board of Trustees voted on Monday evening to earmark upwards of $6 million toward various facilities improvements in the coming fiscal year. Chief among those improvements is a paved practice facility for the Roaring Lion Band, […]

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Crash claims LHS senior, 2014 grad

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   The Texas Department of Public Safety continues to investigate a Jan. 11 crash that killed a Lockhart High School senior and her boyfriend, a 2014 LHS graduate. Lauren Garcia, 18, was described by friends and family as a “bubbly, vivacious” teen with a “smile that could light up the room.” […]

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Council gives nod to new LPD Chief

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   During a brief business meeting on Tuesday evening, the Lockhart City Council unanimously approved a recommendation from City Manager Vance Rodgers to appoint Ernest Pedraza as Lockhart’s new Chief of Police. Pedraza, a retired commander from the Austin Police Department, honorably discharged from the U.S. Army, and has more than […]

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Kyle teen dead in hit-and-run

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   The Texas Department of Public Safety is seeking public assistance in locating the driver of a fatal hit-and-run collision on Monday evening near Niederwald. According to DPS reports, just before 8 p.m. on Monday evening, emergency services were dispatched to FM 2001 near the intersection of Highway 21 (on the […]

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Kyle teen dead in hit-and-run

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   The Texas Department of Public Safety is seeking public assistance in locating the driver of a fatal hit-and-run collision on Monday evening near Niederwald. According to DPS reports, just before 8 p.m. on Monday evening, emergency services were dispatched to FM 2001 near the intersection of Highway 21 (on the […]

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Prescription cocktail could have impaired balloon pilot

NTSB says ‘a Witches’ brew’ identified in post-mortem toxicology tests

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Council eyes changes to Commercial zoning rules

Changes help to court growth while protecting neighborhoods

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Gun found at Bluebonnet Elementary

Student report leads to discovery of unloaded BB gun on campus

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Library prepares for days of Christmas past

‘The Show will go on,’ despite weather forecast

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DA’s Office brings in extra funding

Increase in bond forfeiture revenue means windfall for County budget

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