Category: "Local News"

Commissioners nix Williamson Road subdivision

 By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   After a brief public hearing and input from several neighboring property owners, the Caldwell County Commissioners Court opted on Monday morning to reject a plan for the preliminary plat of the Compostela subdivision on Williamson Road (CR177). The developer, hoping to create some 58 lots from the 78-acre tract, offered […]

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Area teen killed in weekend crash

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   A local youngster was killed in the early hours of Sunday morning when a vehicle he was riding in left the road and rolled over several times, ejecting him from the rear seat of the SUV. According to Lockhart Police Chief Mike Lummus, the 14-year-old passenger was likely not wearing […]

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Deadline nears for SBA flood assistance

Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Disaster Field Operations Center – West recently reminded Texas private nonprofit (PNP) organizations of the July 28, 2015, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for property damage caused by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred May 4 – […]

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Local fugitive nabbed at border

Lozano, who also goes by the name “Adriana Lozano Barron,” was indicted by a Caldwell County Grand Jury in May 2003 on six separate charges of Injury to a Child.

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Hunger heats up for Caldwell County kids

A recent study by Hunger In America revealed that more than 84 percent of Texas households are “food insecure.”

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Help continues for flood survivors

Several residents of the gated Martindale subdivision approached the Commissioners on Monday morning to ask why debris cleanup in their neighborhood has not yet begun, and to implore the Commissioners to assist them in putting their homes back together.

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Elementary to honor Strawn’s legacy

“One of the things that we were asked to consider was diversity,” said Tom Guyton. “And when we look at the names of the schools, we don’t have a campus that’s named for a woman.”

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FEMA approves flood relief

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Trucks have begun rolling, and Federal staffers and contractors are on site to help Caldwell County residents begin the grueling task of rebuilding their lives. Following a Federal Declaration of Disaster on Saturday morning, Caldwell County has finally been approved for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to […]

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Cleaning up, coming back

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Work. Work. And Wait. While search and recovery teams continue with the grueling process of recovering those who are still missing after the historic Memorial Weekend Floods, the residents of Caldwell County have begun the long, slow journey to “the new normal.” More than 200 homes have been confirmed to […]

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Water, water everywhere

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Forewarned is forearmed. Though, by his own admission, Caldwell County Emergency Management Coordinator Martin Ritchey has “felt like the boy who cried wolf,” in recent weeks as weather forecasts failed to come to fruition in Caldwell County, that preparation and vigilance paid off on Saturday night and the early hours […]

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