Category: "Opinions"

From the Clocktower – Candidates or Celebrities?

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   We still have more than a year until the 2016 Presidential Election, and I’m already so bored with it all that I could scream. I remember, when I was a kid, I heard stories about my great-grandmother having to check in and pay poll taxes, and of my grandmother telling […]

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Letters – Mom speaks out after tragic crash

To the Editor: I am the mother of the young man who was killed Sunday. I know you could only report on what you were told but I wanted to make sure all the parents out there know my baby was not like those other two. Was he perfect? Absolutely not. But he didn’t have […]

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From the Clocktower – City, County mull time, money to spare

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   As the City and County begin the process of culling through their budget figures, an interesting question came to light last week when a specific business owner came forward with a very big request. The Southwest Museum of Clocks and Watches has begun a campaign to purchase and install a […]

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From the Clocktower – Don’t let our kids become someone’s statistics

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER Last week, Gov. Greg Abbott signed a law into effect that would require doctors, nurses or midwives to provide literature and educational information to parents regarding the dangers of leaving children unattended in vehicles. Laws like that make me sad. Specifically, I suppose, the need for laws like that make me […]

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From the Clocktower – Can we answer a question we don’t understand?

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER In light of last week’s nightmarish attack on the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, I had a number of friends ask me whether I was going to write about it, and what I was going to say. I wasn’t entirely certain about that, until this weekend when I saw a blog […]

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From the Clocktower – It’s your money. Spend it wisely.

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER About this time every year, when school and sports news slows down for me, I turn my focus to the budgets of the City, County and School District. Every summer, our elected officials start preparing their budgets for the coming fiscal year, and the process generally both amuses and frustrates me. […]

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From the Clocktower – Where do we go from here?

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER It’s difficult for me to continue to watch and see the suffering, fear and confusion of my friends and neighbors in the Martindale area. I’ve taken a few trips out to the river, been through the neighborhoods, and seen the carnage. Most of it makes me wonder why it happened, and […]

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From the Clocktower – Life, loss and a little bit of luck

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Several times, since a wall of water came crashing through the San Marcos River, and a deluge followed it from the skies, I’ve heard people say how “lucky” Caldwell County is, that we don’t have a death toll involved with this weekend’s flooding events. I’m not sure “luck” is the […]

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Guest Opinion – Student safety depends on structured discipline

Open Letter to LISD: First I’d like to say thank you to the board and the administration for giving me the opportunity to speak publicly about something I am very passionate about – discipline. I have spoken to the previous Superintendents and other influential people privately, but I feel that speaking publicly may provide the […]

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Letters – Reader encourages incorporation

To the Editor: Lytton Springs, Texas. This quiet community stuck in time since the 1800s is, sadly, I fear, no more. A landfill, new school, sub par mobile home subdivisions, a new 300-mobile home division on Barth Road, 97 acres rumored east on County Line Rd, loud outdoor music, traffic increasing and people pouring in. […]

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