Category: "Opinions"

Letters – Food distribution program shutters in Caldwell County

To Judge Schawe: Feb. 15, 2017, marked the end of an era of the Caldwell County Extension Education Association’s food distribution project as we have known it since 1994. Due to change in policy and procedures, the Central Texas Food Bank in Austin has ceased to permit our organization to purchase nonperishable U.S.D.A. food products […]

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Letters – PRIDE chair thanks community

To the Editor: District 1 PRIDE Neighborhood Association would like to thank everyone who contributed to and participated in this year’s annual March honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., as well as the following reception luncheon at Cedar Hall. As always, we are greatly indebted to all of the support and assistance provided by City […]

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From the Clocktower – Sometimes, ‘I’m sorry’ is not enough

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Anyone that’s ever made a mistake or a bad decision, and tried to atone for it can tell you that few things in this world are more difficult than accepting responsibility and explaining yourself. I can’t necessarily say WHY that is, but I know for a fact that it’s true. […]

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From the Clocktower -Choices and Consequences

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   It seems far too many times in the last 13 years, I’ve felt called to use this space to discuss the destruction of youth. Far too many times, our community has woken up on a random morning being forced to stare down the tragedy of a young person, gone too […]

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From the Clocktower – We fight the fights that need fighting

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   My boss will probably tell you that one of the most irksome professional habits I have is using either movie quotes or song lyrics for inspiration in much of the work that I do. He might find that annoying because so frequently, I draw from the same handful of movies, […]

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From the Clocktower – If it quacks like a duck

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   It must be a difficult thing to be one of seven people in charge of determining the trajectory for a community of upwards of 12,500. It’s a job I know I wouldn’t want, and I understand why it’s a job that is, on occasion, difficult to fill. Because I genuinely […]

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From the Clocktower – Is this who we are now?

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   I had a very difficult time reading the Monday morning headlines this week. Granted, with many thanks to social media, I knew some of what I’d be opening my morning web-search to; I knew about the Ohio State incident within moments of beginning, thanks to Twitter. But a conversation with […]

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From the Clocktower – Student’s death should be call to action

Opinion: Texas State student death demands response from the community.

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Letters – Flags, first responders and fairness

Reader answers – What’s with the flag? To the Editor: Since several people have asked me that question, I thought I would answer briefly. The red, white, and blue flag flying on San Jacinto Street is the flag of the Czech Republic, the same flag used by the former Czechoslovakia from the time of its […]

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Letters – Football, Hometown Spirit and Electric Rates

Reader, winner thanks sponsors To the Editor: Every year at the beginning of football season, there are over one hundred Lockhart fans becoming excited about entering the first football contest in the Post-Register. I only hope that the sponsors of this contest realize the excitement that the competition brings to us all. The contest in […]

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