Category: "Opinions"

From the Clocktower – Editor responds to bullying criticism

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   I very infrequently feel a compelling need to use this space to explain why I choose to research, write and ask my boss to print the articles that I do. However, I feel the need to take last week’s lead article, “LISD bullies drive students out of district,” one step […]

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Letters – Books and Bullies

Reader seeks like-minded Samaritans To the Editor: I’ve been sending boxes of paperbacks to soldiers overseas for several years but my last soldier came home and I don’t have an address for another one to send the books to. If you have someone in the service who might like to receive a box of murder […]

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Letters – Readers worry about landfill tactics

To the Editor: I am writing in regards to the proposed landfill/transfer station that Green Group Holdings (GGH), a Georgia-based waste company, is striving to inflict upon our county and specifically our area. It is truly remarkable that there is actually a group (GAP) in Lockhart that believes a mountain of trash at the entrance […]

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From the Clocktower – This is why we can’t have nice things.

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   That phrase has been used by frustrated mothers for decades, most often when their children are acting like hooligans and causing something to be broken, ruined or otherwise rendered useless. Unfortunately, it also slips out of the mouths of community news editors when they see grown adults acting like hooligans, […]

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Letters – Reader worries highway project will ruin local business

To the Editor: It was with interest that I read your column last Thursday when you, like the rest of us, were dismayed over the destruction of the community businesses by violent protestors in Ferguson.  You went on to say that you could not see that happening in Lockhart where we “value fairness” and “respect […]

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From the Clocktower – Is there anything wrong with getting payback?

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   While I was watching the news on Monday evening, I found myself once again grateful to live in the type of community that I do. I think that everyone in the country knew, and has known for weeks, that there was going to be violence in Ferguson, Mo., when the […]

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From the Clocktower – Talking in circles makes everyone dizzy

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER The interesting thing about watching politics in this community is being there to watch the conversations. Sometimes, more often than not, the conversations are discussions that are well worth having. Sadly, sometimes though, the conversations have been hashed over so many times they are over before they start – sometimes, people […]

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From the Clocktower – A question of life and death – or right and wrong?

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Thanks to the heartbreaking story of Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old Oregon woman who chose to end her own life, rather than face the crippling effects of an aggressive brain tumor, I’ve been thinking quite a bit here lately about the “right to die” movement. Maynard, who was told last April […]

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Letters – Habitat thanks sale participants

To the Editor: Thanks once again to the citizens of Lockhart, Luling, and surrounding communities who turned out in force to support Caldwell County Habitat for Humanity, and for donating their gently-used, new or nearly-new  treasures to be sold at the Second Annual Garage Sale. In spite of a heavy downpour at around 9 a.m. the day of the sale, people put […]

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Coats for Kids prepares for annual coat drive

 By Clint Mohle SPECIAL TO THE POST-REGISTER   The 2014 “Coats for Kids” drive has begun. The First Christian Church with help from businesses and individuals from the community make giving coats to needy children and people possible. The day of distribution is going to be Saturday Dec. 13 from 9 a.m. until noon or […]

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