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LISD to phase out longer-term contracts

Trevino said the plan was not to create employee derision, but rather to make the district “more nimble” in the hiring process.

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Justice Center opens amid security concerns

According to documents requested from the Caldwell County Jail after the grand opening, the detention area at the Justice Center failed its initial Jail Standards

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Cyrier bids for Texas House seat

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Caldwell County will have the chance to send one of her own to the Texas Legislature in January, as the result of a special called election. Late last month, District 17 State Representative Tim Kleinschmidt (R-Lexington) announced that he was stepping down from his position to accept an appointment from […]

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From the Clocktower – Editor responds to bullying criticism

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   I very infrequently feel a compelling need to use this space to explain why I choose to research, write and ask my boss to print the articles that I do. However, I feel the need to take last week’s lead article, “LISD bullies drive students out of district,” one step […]

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Letters – Books and Bullies

Reader seeks like-minded Samaritans To the Editor: I’ve been sending boxes of paperbacks to soldiers overseas for several years but my last soldier came home and I don’t have an address for another one to send the books to. If you have someone in the service who might like to receive a box of murder […]

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Council approves incentives for foundry

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   The Lockhart Industrial Park is still growing, with the Lockhart City Council making a decision on Tuesday night that will bring at least 75 jobs to the community, along with increasing the tax rolls by $5.5 million. By virtue of a resolution passed during the brief meeting, the Council welcomed […]

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James McCurdy Patton, Jr. – 12-26-1927 – 11-18-2014

I’ve had such a great life that I decided to skip a step and write my own obituary. Born in Lockhart, Texas in 1927, I pursued a lifelong dream of flight, first just dreaming, then doing – first in high school when I learned to fly, then as a U.S. Naval aviator for six years […]

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Real estate contract stumps Commissioners

Bolstered by his experience in the field of real estate sales, Commissioner Fred Buchholtz has expressed concerns from the beginning about contracting a listing agent for the properties.

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LISD bullies drive students out of District

Everyone is familiar with names like Megan Meier, Tyler Clementi and Mentor High School, were five students took their own lives inside of three years. But the situations listed above didn’t happen at Mentor High School. They didn’t happen at Rutgers University, or at an inner-city school where families and teachers are over-burdened and under-assisted. These things happen in Lockhart.

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Letters – Readers worry about landfill tactics

To the Editor: I am writing in regards to the proposed landfill/transfer station that Green Group Holdings (GGH), a Georgia-based waste company, is striving to inflict upon our county and specifically our area. It is truly remarkable that there is actually a group (GAP) in Lockhart that believes a mountain of trash at the entrance […]

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