Category: "Local News"

Court eyes honoring Wright

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER Last year, the Lockhart City Council chose to shed an extensive abbreviation as the name of the access road on SH-130, and instead to call the stretch “Cesar Chavez Parkway.” On Monday, representatives from the Caldwell County Appraisal District and 9-1-1 system asked the Caldwell County Commissioners Court to consider doing [...]

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LISD hears construction ideas

In an effort to hammer out those decisions, the Board appointed a citizen task force to analyze the 10 campuses in the District to determine whether upgrades need to be made, construction should be considered or patchwork should be continued.

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Lions crush Cedar Creek Eagles

64-13 win increases momentum before District Opener

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Landfill designed to protect water, Green Group says

The proposed 130 Landfill in northern Caldwell County will meet and, in many cases, exceed state and federal requirements to protect groundwater. 130 Landfill will be a state-of-the-art, highly-engineered, and environmentally-friendly waste management facility, planned to provide a steady source of revenue to Caldwell County in the form of host fees and taxes, to create [...]

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County enters agreement with City to pave roads

The request, spurred by a growing need within the City of Lockhart to pave certain streets, requires Lockhart to provide the material, including liquid asphalt and coating materials, and to prepare the roads for paving.

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City nixes proposed factory

Although a report from the Planning and Zoning Commission suggested that the business, which processes and sells herbs and spices for wholesale distribution for companies such as Sleepytime Teas, would be a “good fit” for Lockhart, the Commission suggested that the Lockhart Industrial Park would be a more appropriate location for the facility.

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County approves tax rate, increases annual revenue

The adopted tax rate, $0.6907 per $100 of valuation, is technically lower than last year’s rate. However, the County would have only needed a rate of $0.6581 per $100 (the effective rate) to collect the same amount of tax revenue.

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Multi-use facility brings big promises

“We aren’t going to come in and turn the whole property into a dump,” Green said. “We are going to commit, in writing, to using only 212 acres as landfill, over the entire lifetime of the facility.”

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The Comeback Kids!

Lions riding high after fourth-quarter victory

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Egos, ideas clash during budget talks

Controversy swirls around Judicial Center project

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