Category: "Opinions"

Letters – San Marcos resident praises fireworks

To the Editor: I would like to congratulate all of the folks responsible for the outstanding Fourth of July fireworks show Saturday night. I work in Lockhart, but live in San Marcos and usually watch the fireworks there, because it’s more convenient. Occasionally I have also watched the fireworks show in Austin if I was […]

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From the Clocktower – Your Doctor or Your Boss?

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Since the news of the Supreme Court’s “Hobby Lobby decision” broke on Monday morning, I have been trying very hard to figure out what all the fuss is about. I’ve been watching opponents of the decision – including Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, who wrote a scathing dissent to […]

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Letters – Readers question landfill supporters

To the Editor: In regards to the last public meeting, I am would be very interested to know how many of the people who attended the meeting that were in favor of the proposed “Environmental Park” lived anywhere near the area that will be affected by this. It is very easy for those who are […]

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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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