Category: "Opinions"

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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From the Clocktower – Will you still love me tomorrow?

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   I know that I am not the only person in this country who is ready for this election cycle to be over. It will be, in just over 30 days, and that’s a blessing, but I can’t help but wonder what kind of damage can be done, and just how […]

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Guest Column – Can you read this? Then we need your help. It’s that simple.

By Todd Blomerth SPECIAL TO THE POST-REGISTER   A democracy’s very existence depends on having a well-educated and literate society. The United States prides itself on being a society where literacy is a given. The reality is often far from that.   Consider the following facts: 32 million adults in the United States cannot read. […]

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From the Clocktower – Are we having the right kind of fun?

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Here lately, our fair little hamlet has been getting quite a bit of attention for its newly (and rapidly) expanding entertainment culture. And that’s a wonderful thing. I’ve often thought that with our amazing spaces, our eclectic populace and our nearly bottomless well of talent, it wouldn’t be a far […]

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From the Clocktower – No human kindness in the arena of politics

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   I hate the very notion of human tragedy being bartered for political capital. I always have. That is one of the many reasons that I cannot wait for this Presidential election cycle to be over. This election brings with it far too much political capital, and not nearly enough humanity. […]

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