Category: "Local News"

Early voting starts at fever pitch

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Like most of the nation, Caldwell County’s voters have kept a keen eye on this election cycle. Now that Early Voting has opened, voters seem eager to make their voices heard – or to get it over with. According to figures released by Election Administrator Pamela Ohlendorf, the first few […]

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Trustees approve more changes to LISD campus leadership

The Lockhart ISD Board of Trustees approved the selection of Lori Davis as the new principal for Lockhart Junior High School at the school board meeting Monday night. Davis’ career began in 1999 as a special education teacher in Northside ISD, eventually teaching in Del Valle ISD and Hays CISD. In 2008, Davis was promoted […]

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Spending hits stride as election nears

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   With only two weeks until polls open for Early Voting, and less than a month until Election Day, local candidates are doubling down on their efforts to win their races. With that final push, for many, comes increased spending. This week, many candidates filed campaign finance reports detailing their spending […]

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Council confirms appointment of Interim Chief

Roescher, a 30-year veteran of the Department, has served under no fewer than five chiefs, Rodgers said, and has worked his way up through the ranks of the Lockhart PD

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Clowning around: Clown threats come to Central Texas schools

Recently, though, police across the country have been responding to a series of increasingly violent and threatening incidents involving what have become known as “crazy clowns.”

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Zoning vote brings charge of council bias

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Sometimes, even when you win, you lose. Such was the case on Tuesday evening the majority of the Lockhart City Council approved a zoning change that would change the zoning of 109 W. Walnut St. from Commercial – Medium Business to Commercial – Central Business. While the change would have […]

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LISD promotes within to District-Level leadership

Lockhart ISD is pleased to announce that two campus leaders have been promoted to take on leadership roles at the District level. Faith Pope, current Plum Creek Elementary School Principal, will take on the position of Director of Elementary Curriculum and Instruction. A resident of Lockhart for 15 years, Pope has been an educator for […]

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Water, water everywhere: Where does it all go?

Drainage projects address flooding in Lockhart neighborhoods

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County struggles with audit results

Officials plan, in the near future, to work with those department heads and their software vendors to align the systems and add the statutory requirements to each code, so it is clear which money should be paid to the State, and which will remain in the County.

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Battles continue over County budget

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Although no one offered input during a public hearing on Caldwell County’s proposed tax rate for the coming fiscal year, battles continue to smolder over how Caldwell County Judge Kenneth Schawe has allocated funds for the coming year. Chief among those concerns is the still-swirling debate over whether Schawe will […]

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