Category: "Opinions"

From the Clocktower – Commissioners ‘bait and switch’ property sales

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER It was disappointing to me, on Monday morning, to watch the Commissioners grapple over whether or not to sell the two buildings on the Square, the former judicial annex on San Antonio Street, and the “Tax Office” building on Market Street. After all, selling those buildings was an integral part of […]

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Letters – Veterans, pride and water

Community brings pride to people To the Editor: Every now and then, one’s heart cannot help but burst with pride and joy regarding their community! That is exactly how I felt on Saturday, April 18. The Caldwell County welcoming home our Vietnam Veterans (on the 40th anniversary of the end of the war) was such […]

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From the Clocktower – Should we be allowed to choose our safety measures?

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER I will not carry a gun…. I’ll carry your books, I’ll carry a torch, I’ll carry a tune, I’ll carry on, carry over, carry forward, Cary Grant, cash and carry, carry me back to Old Virginia, I’ll even hari-kari if you show me how, but I will not carry a gun!  […]

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Letters – Reader criticizes hearing coverage

To the Editor: I attended the March 26 contested case hearing and read the Lockhart Post-Register recap, however, I noticed some crucial facts were overlooked and I would like to bring those facts to light. First, Tracy Bratton, the Civil Engineer who served as the County Consultant Engineer and was the primary author of the […]

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From the Clocktower- The greatest honor is saying ‘thank you.’

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   As Will Rogers once said, “we can’t all be heroes. Some of us have to stand on the curb and clap as they walk by.3” I was born and bred to be one of those, standing on the curb clapping (and perhaps, snapping a picture or two). Over the weekend, […]

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Letters – Conservation and criticism

Local resident ‘goes dark’ To the Editor: Wouldn’t it be fun if little old Lockhart showed central Texas that we care about our energy usage and it’s carbon footprint by turning off all our lights from 8:30 – 9:30 p.m. this Saturday night, March 28. By supporting “Earth Hour” (sponsored by World Wildlife Fund) in […]

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Letters – Water, Stock Show and Case Hearing

Meeting asked to provide more seats To the Editor: On Wednesday, March 25, at p.m., there will be a meeting of the Board of Goforth SUD at their location on Niederwald Strasse in Niederwald.  However, the home page of their website (www.goforthwater.org) states “There is limited seating (30 seats available) in board room.”  It is […]

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From the Clocktower – Commissioners concern is questionable

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   More than a few times since “The Great Landfill Debate” began, I have had (and occasionally, against my better judgment, voiced) concerns about the way not only the opponents, but the supporters of this project, and even the Commissioner are conducting themselves. Well, okay… especially the Commissioners. I was somewhat […]

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From the Clocktower – A shot in the arm, or a shot in the foot?

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   For more than a year, the community has hashed, chewed, rehashed and quibbled over whether or not the County Commissioners should sign a resolution opposing the 130 Environmental Park landfill project. Supporters of the resolution, of course, encouraged the Court to do exactly that – to send a clear, concise […]

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Letters – Parents, children and water works

Parents of slaying victim speak out To the Editor: About two months after our son Ryan Armstrong was killed, we sent a letter to Criminal District Attorney Trey Hicks, asking him to defend our son’s life and to use the balance of the legal system to prosecute the man who confessed to taking Ryan’s life. […]

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