Category: "Local News"

Commissioners kick the can on Host Agreement

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Though they were presented with a draft Host Agreement last week, few Commissioners had ample opportunity to study it over the weekend, as Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Coastal Bend and barreled his way to Central Texas. According to Commissioner Hoppy Haden, the citizen committee appointed to review and propose […]

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Hurricane Harvey: Living in the Aftermath

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Across Caldwell County, residents are picking up the pieces – as well as the limbs and debris, after Hurricane Harvey plowed ashore last Friday, devastating communities across the Coastal Bend and Southeast Texas. Though Caldwell County fared better, in the long term, than other communities, the area suffered significant damage. […]

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School, offices close in wake of Harvey

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   In the wake of the torrential rainfall brought to Lockhart and Caldwell County by Tropical Storm Harvey, the Lockhart Independent School District and Caldwell County have decided to suspend operations on Monday, Aug. 28. Early on Sunday, LISD Public Information Officer Christina Courson announced t You need to login to […]

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Harvey downgrades, stalls over South Central Texas

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   In a 1:30 p.m. conference call, NOAA meteorologist Paul Yura noted the massive storm sweeping across Texas has been downgraded to Tropical Storm Harvey, and has effectively stalled in his march across the state. “It’s going to be staying here for several days, possibly through Wednesday,” he You need to […]

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Sustained rains, wind could last through Tuesday

**UPDATED 208 PM** The National Hurricane Center officially upgraded Harvey to a Category 3 storm just after 2 p.m. By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) delivered an updated on Friday afternoon regarding the impending landfall of Category 2 Hurricane Harvey, currently barrelin You need to login to view the […]

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Seton Hays Foundation Gala called off due to Hurricane Harvey

  Inclement weather concerns prompt Saturday’s event cancellation   After consulting with community emergency management officials, Seton Hays Foundation announces the cancellation of this Saturday’s 2017 Boots & Bling Gala due to the threat of Hurricane Harvey. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

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Court eyes new voting equipment

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Citing issues with antiquated equipment as the reason for recent delays in election results, Caldwell County Election Administrator Pamela Ohlendorf has asked the Caldwell County Commissioners Court to consider the purchase of new equipment, which could run as much as $246,000, as explained in a prese You need to login […]

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Council accepts property donation

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   After shuttering their congregation earlier this year, the membership of the St. Paul United Church of Christ has decided to donate their property on South Main Street to the City of Lockhart. The property, which includes the sanctuary, the adjacent meeting space and an outbuilding, sits on approxi You need […]

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Filing for Mayor, Council elections closes Monday

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Potential candidates for the Lockhart City Council’s upcoming Nov. 7 election are reminded that filing closes at 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 21 for a place on the ballot. The Mayor’s seat, along with Single-Member Districts Three and Four are slated on the November ballot, along with nine amendments You […]

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Pipeline construction raises safety concerns

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   In 2014, the San Antonio City Council approved a $3.4 billion, 142-mile pipeline project that will drain water supplies from the Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer via a pump site in Burleson County. The project, which proposes to tap approximately 50,000 acre-feet, is expected to increase water availability to t You need to […]

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