Category: "Opinions"

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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From the Clocktower – Athletes, students, or both?

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   I heard it suggested a few days ago that this community spends too much time and energy recognizing our athletes, and not quite enough time recognizing our academic successes. Somehow, I thought that was a strange thing to say. First and foremost, I want to clarify that it is the […]

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Letters – Readers offer praise for Roland, Serna

He Lived the Dream With the untimely passing of Kenny Roland, it occurred to me that he personified the “dream” of Dr. Martin Luther King. Mr. Roland first came to my attention, some time ago, through an article in this newspaper. He was reported to have spoken passionately on a subject and then took a […]

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Guest Column – History: The story of the knowledge of the past

By Hatti Carter Special to the POST-REGISTER   As I reflect back on Black History and how personal it is to me, it’s who I am, who I would ever hope to be, it’s my life… my legacy. I realize that, but it’s a torch that I have gotten a hold of, or it’s got […]

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