Category: "Local News"

Education Foundation kicks off fundraising efforts

$10,000 opening gift earmarked to improve academic achievement

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Council approves incentives for foundry

Pure Casting has committed to creating and maintaining at least 75 jobs, at an expected pay rate of nearly $32,000 per year, for the five years

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LISD to phase out longer-term contracts

Trevino said the plan was not to create employee derision, but rather to make the district “more nimble” in the hiring process.

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Justice Center opens amid security concerns

According to documents requested from the Caldwell County Jail after the grand opening, the detention area at the Justice Center failed its initial Jail Standards

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Cyrier bids for Texas House seat

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Caldwell County will have the chance to send one of her own to the Texas Legislature in January, as the result of a special called election. Late last month, District 17 State Representative Tim Kleinschmidt (R-Lexington) announced that he was stepping down from his position to accept an appointment from […]

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Council approves incentives for foundry

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   The Lockhart Industrial Park is still growing, with the Lockhart City Council making a decision on Tuesday night that will bring at least 75 jobs to the community, along with increasing the tax rolls by $5.5 million. By virtue of a resolution passed during the brief meeting, the Council welcomed […]

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Real estate contract stumps Commissioners

Bolstered by his experience in the field of real estate sales, Commissioner Fred Buchholtz has expressed concerns from the beginning about contracting a listing agent for the properties.

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LISD bullies drive students out of District

Everyone is familiar with names like Megan Meier, Tyler Clementi and Mentor High School, were five students took their own lives inside of three years. But the situations listed above didn’t happen at Mentor High School. They didn’t happen at Rutgers University, or at an inner-city school where families and teachers are over-burdened and under-assisted. These things happen in Lockhart.

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Murder suspect arrested in Caldwell County

Jose Hernandez Benitez is the lead suspect in an altercation that left two dead and three more injured in the Weir community in Williamson County on Thanksgiving night.

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100-percent chance of snow on Saturday

Many local children will get their first, and possibly only, taste of playing in the snow, because the Dickens Committee has secured a snow slide and play area, which will be set up on Prairie Lea Street on Saturday morning, and will continue to operate as long as the weather permits.

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