Category: "Opinions"

From the Clocktower – Too good to compete?

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   I saw a distressing story on the national news this week, about a club basketball team up North that got ousted from their district because the team was “too talented.” And I couldn’t help but think about it, while I was watching our kids, playing their hearts out on the […]

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The Judge’s Corner – Updates from the Courthouse

Greetings and Happy New Year! I hope you are starting this New Year with good health and prosperity. I have just completed my first year as County Judge and even though it was a challenging year, I believe we’re starting 2016 in a positive direction. This year I’m hoping to work more closely with other […]

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From the Clocktower – Is something missing in the Constitution?

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   I like Governor Abbott. I always have. I don’t always agree with his politics – frequently, I don’t, in fact. And while no one is obligated to agree with me, and I’m sure many of my readers won’t, I find him to be a step in the right direction in […]

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From the Clocktower – There’s more to gun safety than gun control

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER A couple of weeks back, I was the victim of a home invasion and attempted burglary. On the one hand, it was probably my own fault – after all, I live in a neighborhood where I’ve roamed the streets for the better part of three decades, and because of that I […]

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From the Clocktower – LISD gets in the zone

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER As we all know, big things are happening at the Lockhart Independent School District. A quick drive down Center Street is beginning to show what our faith in the controversial bond project has yielded, as renovations and additions at the high school begin to take shape, and one can’t drive to […]

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From the Clocktower – Francis Scott (off) Key

I’ve never been what one would call a “sports fan,” per se. Yes, I’m a rabid Lockhart Lions fan, and if an LISD student is participating in a sport, I will show up, cheer loud, and be their biggest fan. I will learn the game (as best I can) to make sure that the kids […]

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From the Clocktower – Good leaders make hard choices

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER It is possible that no one in Rattler Stadium on Friday night was more shocked than I was when Coach Brian Herman made his controversial decision to give up points to secure the Lions’ playoff berth. Truth told, I missed the last couple of plays, because I was too busy climbing […]

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From the Clocktower: Good guys or bad guys – how do we know?

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Since the video surfaced two weeks ago of the School Resource Officer in South Carolina pulling a teen out of her desk and throwing her to the floor, I have spent a lot of time thinking about my friends in education and law enforcement, and wondering about the situations they […]

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From the Clocktower – Are we going to be ‘those’ fans?

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   The rise of social media has brought with it a new and (sometimes) alarming level of armchair quarterbacking. When teams are doing well, that fact is occasionally difficult to see. However, let a good team with a lot of community support lose to the Number Six team in the state, […]

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Here at the House – Proposition 6 will protect the right to hunt and fish

By Rep. John Cyrier   Hunting and fishing are fundamental rights for every American. Unfortunately, hunting and fishing have come under attack in recent years by some left-wing organizations. That is why it is important to pass Proposition 6 in an upcoming Nov. 3 election to make hunting and fishing legally protected rights under the […]

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