Category: "Local News"

Tight city budget promises utility increases

Henson noted the figures will likely change as the Caldwell County Appraisal District releases the certified tax rolls later this month, at which time city staff can review the budget and current tax rates.

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Feds deputize CCSO investigators for special duty

The four officers inducted into the US Marshal Service on the special two-year deputations were Captain Jesse Hernandez, Sergeant Sean Zion, Detective Daniel Evans and Detective Kyler Hornstein

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STAAR Test issues change LISD summer school plans

The Texas Education Agency, has directed districts not to administer the summer retest for fifth and eighth graders, which is normally administered to students in late June, at the end of the fifth and eighth grade summer school programs.

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Board of Education seeks input on testing

The State Board of Education (SBOE) is issuing a survey in English and Spanish to seek public input about the state’s current assessment and accountability programs and gather suggestions for future program development. The survey will be open online to all Texans through June 30. From October 2015 to March 2016, SBOE members held nine […]

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Rodeo rides for flood recovery

CTR kicks off with events all weekend

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Judge declares emergency, threats continue

The declaration, Ritchey said, positions the County to be in line for State and Federal funding

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Summer meals provided for local children

Just twelve out of 100 low-income children in Texas who need summer meals receive them. On an average summer day in 2014, 273,655 low-income Texas children received summer meals, a decrease of two percent from the previous summer. “It’s troubling to see participation fall when most other states are celebrating increases,” said Celia Cole, CEO of Feeding Texas. “Texas […]

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Flood threats continue through weekend

While high winds and hail remain possible through the week, those are not the primary concern regarding the weather event, the National Weather Service said.

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LHS changes Graduation for construction

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Progress comes with consequences. This year, for the first time in recent history, those consequences include sweeping changes to the Lockhart High School Class of 2016 Commencement ceremony. Lockhart’s Commencement Ceremonies have been moved to the Strahan Coliseum in San Marcos, and will be held on Thursday, June 2, 2016, […]

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Martindale eyes fiscal recovery options

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Floundering after what some call “financial mismanagement” on the part of the former City Administrator, the City of Martindale is struggling to find solid financial footing in the face of back-to-back disasters last year. To assist in that effort, the Martindale City Council met on Tuesday evening for a workshop […]

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