Category: "Local News"

Local businesses split on ‘Open Carry’

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER As the gun control debate heats up across the country, Texans are adjusting to the new laws that allow for “open carry” of handguns on certain premises throughout the state. Under House Bill 910, approved by the Texas Legislature during the 84th session, licensed owners may openly display their holstered handguns […]

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Few local candidates face Primary challenges

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   As filing for the 2016 General Elections draw to a close, changes could be in the air in Caldwell County, but not until next November. Filing information provided by the County’s party chairs this week reflect that only three local races will face Primary challenges in March. Political newcomer Andi […]

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One jailed, two injured in weekend shooting

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   A Caldwell County native remains behind bars and two others are hospitalized this week after a Saturday afternoon shooting on Tower Road. Joseph F. Brewer, 39, remains behind bars, pending a $1.5 million bail, after being accused of shooting Robert Earl Lang, Jr., 58, and Phyllis Gayle Reidle, 57, on […]

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Smoke, spice and service: Cookoff raises $10K for Make A Wish

“In our appreciation of what Make A Wish did for him this is why we are donating to them,” Anzaldua said. “…so other kids that are going through what he did will hopefully get their day in the sand.”

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Wright announces retirement from LISD

For the past 38 years, Janie Wright has served the children, staff, and community of Lockhart ISD. It is with much gratitude and fondness that the District joins with Mrs. Wright to announce her retirement. A Lockhart native and proud product of Lockhart schools, Mrs. Wright climbed the ranks in the District to her current […]

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District eyes changes as construction continues

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Big changes are happening at Lockhart Independent School District. Applications have been accepted and interviews are under way to choose a principal for the new Alma Brewer Strawn Elementary School, currently under construction near Lytton Springs, and as the opening date for the school draws near, logistic problems have presented […]

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One dead, one injured in Thanksgiving fire

While it is unclear the cause of the fire, tragedy is an appropriate time to remind residents that, as temperatures drop, the danger of accidental fires increases.

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Dickens

Lockhart’s annual holiday extravaganza begins on Friday, Dec. 4

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County, city brace for building boom

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER While much of the nation languishes under the lingering weight of the Great Recession, the State of Texas remains a consistent draw for economic growth. As the pressures of infrastructure development and urban sprawl plague the Austin-San Antonio Corridor, Caldwell County has become a focus for unique attention and scrutiny. “There […]

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On split vote, Commissioners kill landfill talks

After hearing from attorney Eric Magee, who has reviewed and summarized the host agreement changes proposed by Commissioners last month, Commissioner Alfredo Munoz made the motion to halt negotiations, which never really started

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