Category: "Opinions"

Letters – EPICC Chair addresses questions

To the Editor: Thank you for the ongoing coverage of the very important issue of the proposed landfill, as well as publication of important notices that relate to this topic. EPICC has received much positive feedback from the community about how invaluable timely and accurate information is to help follow and understand this monumental proposal. […]

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Letters – Helping volunteers and children

Martindale VFD thanks supporters To the Editor: The Martindale Volunteer Fire Department would like to sincerely thank all of the members of the community that responded to our call for petition signatures for our Emergency Services District petition. We had an amazing response from everyone we spoke to. We look forward to working with members […]

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From the Clocktower – Which weapons are the right weapons

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   A friend of mine made an interesting observation on the heels of the school shooting in Oregon this week. She said, “it’s a tragic state of affairs when I can’t even get my feathers ruffled about the latest school shooting…” She then challenged herself – and presumably, everyone she knows […]

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Letters – Landfill boss addresses CTR schedule, TCEQ conflict

To the Editor: The 42nd Annual Chisholm Trail Roundup (CTR) is just around the corner and, as new members of the Caldwell County community, we are very excited to see what this year has in store. The opportunity to participate in this historic event is one that we have looked forward to since we first […]

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From the Clocktower – The ‘Thought Police’ are here

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Before I start discussing this topic, I want to make one thing abundantly clear. I think that Donald Sterling is a bigoted idiot. I hate every word that came out of his bigoted, idiotic mouth, and I applaud the LA Clippers’ decision to take off their jerseys and wear their […]

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Letters – Deployed soldier supports webcasts

To the Editor: Hello, my name is Emilio Juarez and I’d like to make a plea to the community about getting sponsors for KMac Sports to come back next year for Friday Night Football for the Lockhart Lions. Last year, I was deployed to Kuwait with the Texas Army National Guard and thanks to those […]

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Texas needs progress on child abuse prevention

Guest Column By US Representative Lloyd Doggett   As a grandfather to three little girls, who bring such tremendous joy to our family, I find it painful to contemplate a child being subjected to neglect and abuse, especially from a family member. But as we observe “National Child Abuse Prevention” Month, we know that so […]

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Letters – Readers sound off on construction, landfill and school bond

Reader urges neighbors to think about landfill development To the Editor: Friends, I do not support this proposed dump. That does not make me an activist, a dissident or an uniformed citizen. The dump is what it is and always will be… a garbage dump. All of the “PC” adjectives and glad-handed promises are meaningless. Caldwell […]

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Letters – Readers share opinions on growth

Reader calls for responsible growth To the Editor: Caldwell County needs projects that are going to make a significant investment in real property or personal property such as a new facility, or an existing facility expansion and create jobs that enhance the quality of life. Before bringing in new facilities, we should always ask, “Is […]

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Letters – Locals support bond, Host Agreement

Local couple supports Host Agreement To the Editor: It is very clear that some Lockhart area residents and Caldwell County leadership are not on the same page regarding the proposed 130 Environmental Park in Caldwell County. Regardless of how people feel about a landfill, we can work together on negotiating a host agreement that includes […]

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