Category: "Opinions"

Letters – Readers speak out about LISD Bond, landfill and more

Reader questions LISD spending plan To the Editor: I am writing in sincere hopes that you will publish my concerns regarding the upcoming bond election to fund proposed improvements to Lockhart ISD facilities. I do not wish to try to make a case for or against the improvements that school district officials have determined are necessary. […]

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Letters – Landfill dominates local conversation

Reader questions ‘poverty mindset’ To the Editor: The article from the Editor regarding financing the school bond program accuses Lockhart of having a “poverty mindset.” (Lockhart Post-Register, Feb 20, 2014) If the bond election passes, my property taxes will increase over $600 a year based on the estimated increase! Property taxes here are comparable to […]

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Letters – Landfill options and Chamber questions

Resident encourages facts, not rumors To the Editor: As a lifelong resident of Lockhart and Caldwell County I have always been an advocate for any programs that benefit the city or the county. The citizens of this community have an opportunity to receive much needed resources and benefits through a “Host Agreement” with the 130 […]

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Letters – Landfill Dangers and Hot Rods

Resident warns about landfill dangers To the Editor: A couple had worked all their lives and saved, built equity and planned for retirement. They looked forward to a slower pace of life, to living in the country in a place that they could raise animals, bring the grandchildren out to enjoy the country and to […]

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Letters – Readers discuss donations, landfill rumors

Reader praises community giving To the Editor: I’m writing to thank Lockhart residents for their generosity in helping thousands of suffering children worldwide this Christmas. Through their efforts, we were able to collect 750 shoeboxes—filled with toys, school supplies and hygiene items—for Operation Christmas Child, the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind. These simple […]

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Letters – Reader worries over water protection

To the Editor: I’m sure by now you have all heard of the proposed 130 dump just north of town. There is a laundry list of serious reasons to oppose it, but the most fundamental reason is contamination of our drinking water. On this property there are three geological formations: the Midway, the Leona and […]

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From the Clocktower – There is a time for everything… Isn’t there?

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   A person of faith, but not necessarily of religion, one of my grandmother’s favorite Biblical passages Ecclesiastes 3:1-8, which reminds us that there is a time to every purpose under Heaven. In 1965, the Byrds released a song based on that passage, which, in a stroke of true genius, my […]

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Letters – Reader concerned about truck traffic at FM 1185

To the Editor: What a horrific accident this past weekend at 183 & 1185.  I saw the wrecked car loaded onto the truck, and family or friends receiving the news from a DPS officer. I have thought of those images a lot….actually wishing I had not seen them. I live on 1185, about three miles […]

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Letters – Military hats and more

To the Editor: When I go out I wear one of two ball caps. One. tells the world I was a combat engineer in Vietnam, the other shows an award I received in Vietnam (matches my license plates). Whether I am in the local HEB, Cabelas, or crossing a parking lot I will meet another […]

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Good friends. Good folks. Great leaders

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   My head is kind of reeling the last couple of days, after the one-two punch that is the loss of two people who I was blessed to know, both as inspirations when I was a teenager, and as mentors when I was an adult. You could have knocked me over […]

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