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Supporters rally around City Manager

By Miranda Rogers POST-REGISTER   Routine discussion about City Manager Vance Rodgers’ contract sparked passionate comments during the regular meeting of the Lockhart City Council on Tuesday evening. It is unclear what sparked the rumors that Councilmember Richard Banks had threatened Rodgers’ employment, or that of any of his department he You need to login […]

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Gene New

Gene Raymond New, 73, of Alvin, Texas, passed away Sunday, May 20, 2012 at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, in Webster, Texas. Gene was born on Nov. 28, 1938, in Luling, Texas and was a resident of Alvin for 50 years. He was employed with the City of Houston for 31 years before he retired. […]

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Crime victims ask Commissioners for assistance

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   In what has become a somewhat rare occurrence, the Caldwell County Commissioners Court met on Monday in a brief, relatively unfettered meeting which was tied up in less than an hour. Of late, Commissioners” meetings have developed a reputation for being lengthy, and occasionally a bit contentious. You need to […]

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County to borrow $4M for WalMart project

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   The Caldwell County Commissioners Court decided on Monday morning to approve a short-term tax note to fund the purchase and renovation of the existing WalMart building at 1703 S. Colorado. The building, which will be purchased by the county after the retail giant opens their new location later this ye […]

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Commissioners rethink consultant contract

Earlier this month, representatives from the Austin consulting firm Broaddus and Associates (Broaddus) came forward to offer their services in vetting and contracting an architect to oversee renovations in the old WalMart building, which the County has purchased with the intent to make it over into a new judicial center.

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Key wins put Lions in playoff hunt

The Varsity Lions played one of their first games of the season at home on Feb. 24, hosting Cedar Creek and earning a 2-1 home field victory. Lockhart scored early in the first half, with nice play and finish from Victor Ramos as well another from Mario A. Gutierrez. The Lions were also able to […]

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Commissioners eye Martindale, Mustang Ridge road projects

The Caldwell County Commissioners discussed, during a reasonably calm meeting on Monday, the choice to dead end County Road 176, and to install speed controls on Meadow Lane in Martindale.

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Banks sworn in for second term after runoff

By Miranda Rogers POST-REGISTER The Lockhart City Council’s last meeting of the calendar year was a brief one, capped by District Four Councilmember Richard Banks taking the oath of office for his second term as Lockhart city council member. Banks defeated former Lockhart mayor James “Jimmy” Bertram in a Dec. 12, 2011, runoff election, after […]

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LISD seeks additional Letters of Intent

The Lockhart Independent School District (LISD) Board of Trustees is accepting letters of interest to fill the District At-Large trustee position. Interested individuals who have not previously filed a letter of interest should now submit a letter of interest. In addition to providing full name and current street address on their letters of interest, interested […]

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It’s beginning to look a lot like ‘Dickens’ **UPDATED 12/2, 11:46 A.M.**

On the first weekend of December each year the town of Lockhart, Texas is transformed into a Dickens’ style Christmas. A fun time is always had by all who attend this grand annual event at the Dr. Eugene Clark Library and around the Downtown Square in Lockhart. Tonight, the annual “Lighted Christmas Parade” kicks off […]

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