By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER An inmate of the Caldwell County Jail apparently suffered a heart attack and died while in county custody last week, Caldwell County Sheriff Daniel Law announced on Monday. The inmate, identified as George Ramirez, 70, of Burnet County, was pronounced dead on Jan. 6, 2013, at around 9 p.m. by [...]
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Lockhart Firefighter/EMT Aaron Wayne Sivils was killed on Tuesday morning in a car crash in rural Caldwell County. Sivils, 23, was born Aug. 29, 1989, in Bryan, Texas. He attended school in Bryan and played football and baseball, graduating in 2006. He attended Blinn Junior College and Texas A&M University. He resided in San Marcos [...]
By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER Like most of the community, the Lockhart City Council has been stumped lately about the lack of development within the city of Lockhart. In an effort to try to shake something loose, Mayor Lew White suggested this week that the council consider waiving the city’s controversial impact fees, at least [...]
By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER Reports have recently surfaced that scammers are using a new, emotional tactic to target area residents, in the hopes of tricking them out of money. A reader contacted the Post-Register last week to give a warning that his mother had been contacted by someone claiming to be her grandson, who [...]
Currently, qualifications for the budget billing program include maintenance of a good payment history for a consecutive six months, including no disconnects, no insufficient checks presented, and no more than one late payment.
During the search, officers … noted the strong smell of marijuana in the residence.
By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER As the Texas Department of Transportation prepares for a massive, grant-funded expansion of Highway 183, the City of Lockhart has been grappling with a method to pay for their part of the project. In order for the expansion, which will allow for expanded driving surfaces and a turn lane through [...]
The Caldwell County Commissioners Court has put together a team to develop a long range Transportation Plan that will identify and prioritize transportation projects for Caldwell County for the next 20 to 30 years. The team has been hard at work since this summer studying current transportation conditions and identifying current and future needs within [...]
According to County Administrator Ron Heggemeier, several “land men” and “oil men” in the community have suggested that the Luling area might be saturated with drilling rigs within the next few years.
Last week, just before the SH-130 Concession Company began charging tolls on the new highway, which opened for drivers on Oct. 24, commuters noticed changes – particularly changes to the “US Highway 183” portion of the road between Lockhart’s northern city limits and Mustang Ridge.