Category: "Local News"

Heartbreak at Daybreak

The Post-Register offers a comprehensive look at the ballooning tragedy that claimed 16 lives on July 30.

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16 believed killed in balloon incident

Federal authorities take control of Maxwell crash site

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Hot air balloon down in Maxwell area

Sheriff Daniel Law announced today that on July 30, 2016 around 07:44 AM the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call about a possible vehicle accident on Jolly Road north of Cistern Road which is in the Maxwell Texas area. The Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office and Emergency Responders responded to the scene. When the […]

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Cops, community coming together

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   As communities across the nation explode with tensions between citizens and police, Lockhart has chosen a peaceful path. Rather than succumb to pressure from the fringes, Police Chief Mike Lummus has come together with several members of the community to form a Community Resource Committee, dedicated to strengthening the relationships […]

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County eyes insurance increase

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   In an attempt to tighten a strained budget, the Caldwell County Commissioners Court is eyeing changes in employee insurance coverage in the coming budget year. According to information presented by Ashley Cureton with the Texas Association of Counties during the Commissioners’ regular meeting on Monday morning noted a potential increase […]

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Landfill fight costs taxpayers more than $60k

As paperwork, discovery and depositions have flooded in, the price tag continues to increase.

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Deputy cleared in Juarez death

As Juarez appeared to raise the weedcutter in an attack motion, Taylor fired.

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Sparks fly over Martindale library

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Leftover fireworks are in ample supply in Martindale. Explosions, large and small, punctuated the regular business meeting of the Martindale City Council on Tuesday evening as the embattled Council weighed the pros and cons of pulling taxpayer support from the Martindale Community Library. The Library, a volunteer project originally housed […]

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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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