Category: "Opinions"

From the Clocktower – Open letter to the communty

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER There are not words in my vocabulary to express my gratitude. For more than 13 years, you have invited me into your homes, your classrooms, your hearts and your minds. This has been an experience that I will treasure, for as long as I live. I have been so honored and […]

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From the Clocktower – Mass shootings – We’re having the wrong conversations.

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER I try to avoid electronics on Sundays. When I finally opened up my laptop on Sunday evening, I was assailed with stories of a horror that played out, not 60 miles from the spot where I currently sit. It was a nightmare, played out upon a tiny church like the one […]

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From the Clocktower – The time for FAA action is now.

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   I remember with a certain degree of clarity the first time I ever saw a hot-air balloon. I must have been seven or eight. My uncle lived in a neighborhood in suburban Cincinnati, and I was playing ball with some of the neighborhood kids in the backyard. A balloon touched […]

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Letters Families speak out on NTSB ruling

To the Editor: The NTSB has done an excellent job of reporting on how this crash took place from lift off to crash, and killing 15 passengers. NTSB along with others have expressed going forward, how we need new laws covering the hot air balloon industry I totally support these changes, however there is one change that I don’t hear […]

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From the Clocktower – Fake news at the worst of times

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   When the Nation is staring in the face of a tragedy, there are always hundreds of things that need to be said. Even in recent years, we’ve learned that many times: Waco. The University of Virginia. Aurora. Charleston. Orlando. And now, in the wake of the horror that broke loose […]

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From the Clocktower – Should we stand for ‘taking a knee?’

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER Not two weeks before this NFL brouhaha erupted over “taking a knee,” I had a friend explain to me where the tradition of “taking a knee” actually started. The tradition itself started, I’m told, as a means to control toddlers in youth soccer games. That seems fitting, given the behavior currently […]

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Letters – Reader thanks police for protection

To the Editor: My family and I were traveling out of town on Thursday when we suffered a tire blowout. We were on Hwy 130 in Mustang Ridge above Evelyn Road. It was scary and dangerous and we were in a very precarious position with traffic whizzing by. You need to login to view the […]

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From the Clocktower – It’s a dirty job. We elected them to do it.

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Every so often, someone asks me why I don’t run for City Council. I have many reasons for that, not the least of which being the glaring conflict of interest it would present to be the reporter responsible for covering the Council, in the chance I got elected. Also, I’d […]

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From the Clocktower – Stay Texas Strong – the right way

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER Woodsboro. Bonnie View. Refugio. Bayside. Lamar. Holiday Beach. Austwell. Tivoli. McFaddin. Seadrift. Long Mott. Indianola. Palacios. Collegeport. Matagorda. Wadsworth. Sargent. Hawkinsville. Cedar Lake. Freeport. Stowell. Winnie. Orange. Bridge City. Port Neches. Bloomington. Dozens of towns. Thousands of homes and families leveled. And while the national media focuses on the devastation in […]

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Letters – Readers thank community for Harvey relief efforts

To the Editor: I would like to thank Lockhart’s respective barbecue restaurants for donating to the Hurricane Relief efforts this past weekend. Thanks to Blacks, Chisholm Trail, Kreuz’s and Smitty’s, we passed out some 250 sausages. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

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