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Trustees tap Bohn to lead LISD

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Sometimes, the best man for the job is a woman. For the first time in recent history, the Lockhart ISD Board of Trustees has chosen a woman as the permanent leader for the District. Susan Bohn (pronounced – bone) will take the helm at LISD shortly before classes begin next […]

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Here at the House – Where Washington fails, Texas succeeds!

By John Cyrier If you ask most people their opinion of the U.S. Congress, chances are it is pretty low. Most surveys show the American public’s approval of congress at less than 20 percent. Not to be outdone, for the past two years, more of the American people have disapproved of President Obama’s job performance […]

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From the Clocktower – Private contracts, public spending

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER Over the years, I haven’t tried to make any secret of my opinions about the use of taxpayer money to fund “special interests.” Frankly, the very notion gives me heartburn, particularly when that spending is shrouded in secrecy. For that reason, I am extremely disappointed in some of Caldwell County’s leadership […]

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Council kills Southwest Museum’s clock proposal

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   During a brief business meeting on Tuesday evening, the Lockhart City Council conducted several matters of routine business, and ended talk of erecting a street clock on the Caldwell County Square. The proposal, brought forth by Southwest Museum of Clocks and Watches trustee Gene Galbraith, called for the installation of […]

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Appraisal District seeks new home

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   After several years of renting space from the Lockhart Independent School District, the Caldwell County Appraisal (CCAD) is finally taking steps to acquire a home of their own. In a lengthy presentation to the Lockhart City Council on Tuesday evening, Chief Appraiser Mary LaPoint explained the need for the new […]

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The heat is on

Caldwell County Emergency Management Coordinator Martin Ritchey notified the Caldwell County Commissioners on Monday that rural fire departments are beginning to see a rise in grass and pasture fires, and warned the community of the dangers that come with dry weather.

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From the Clocktower – Candidates or Celebrities?

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   We still have more than a year until the 2016 Presidential Election, and I’m already so bored with it all that I could scream. I remember, when I was a kid, I heard stories about my great-grandmother having to check in and pay poll taxes, and of my grandmother telling […]

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Letters – Mom speaks out after tragic crash

To the Editor: I am the mother of the young man who was killed Sunday. I know you could only report on what you were told but I wanted to make sure all the parents out there know my baby was not like those other two. Was he perfect? Absolutely not. But he didn’t have […]

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Ada Freeman

Ada Frances Seitter Freeman, of Lockhart, passed away on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at the age of 84. Frances was born in the James Walker Memorial Hospital in Wilmington, N.C. on Aug. 26, 1930, to William Frederick Seitter and Grace Rhodes Seitter. In 1944, Solon Gore Long became her wonderful stepfather and introduced her to […]

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Dajan Carey

Herman Alan Dajan Carey, 14, passed away in Lockhart, Texas, on July 12, 2015. He was born on Dec. 22, 2000. Dajan is survived by his mother, Shannon Council; sister, Ariana; brother, Kalan; nephew, Michael; niece, Lotus; and maternal grandparents, Marty and Lila Gunnell. Dajan was a brilliant young man who was fiercely loyal. He lived […]

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