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New service allows texts to 9-1-1

Text to 9-1-1 is the ability to send a cellphone text message to a local 9-1-1 call center. It is especially beneficial to those who are hard of hearing, deaf, or speech-impaired, but residents should only text 9-1-1 when calling 9-1-1 is unsafe or not possible.

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Lions dominate at Chile Pepper Invitational

The Lockhart Boys Cross Country teams traveled to Fayetteville, Ark., last week, and on Saturday competed at the 2017 Chile Pepper Festival. For the first time since 2009, the Lockhart Lions have won the Arkansas Chile Pepper race. The 2009 team was headed by future Texas Longhorns Nate Moore and Robert Uhr who finished first […]

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From the Clocktower – Fake news at the worst of times

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   When the Nation is staring in the face of a tragedy, there are always hundreds of things that need to be said. Even in recent years, we’ve learned that many times: Waco. The University of Virginia. Aurora. Charleston. Orlando. And now, in the wake of the horror that broke loose […]

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Deborah Theriot Rawlinson

Deborah Theriot Rawlinson, 63, died Sept. 29, 2017, in Horseshoe Bay, Texas. Debbie was born on Dec. 10, 1953, in Angleton, Texas to Edward Anthony Theriot and Francis Stanford Theriot. Debbie grew up in Saint Martinville, La., and moved to Texas with her family in 1969 following the death of her father. She graduated high […]

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Jury awards $1.3M in ‘excessive force’ suit

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   A Federal Jury last week awarded a Caldwell County man more than $1.3 million in damages after home surveillance video supported his claim that Caldwell County deputies used excessive force during his 2015 arrest. Lawrence Faulkenberry filed the civil suit in 2015, alleging that his arrest stemmed from a false […]

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Homecoming heartbreaker

Lions drop bruiser, 31-27 to Seguin

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Lockhart lowers tax rate, increases services

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   An unprecedented spike in property values and the addition of more than $18 million in new properties has allowed the Lockhart City Council to make a variety of bold budgeting decisions, which they finalized during a brief meeting on Tuesday evening when they unanimously voted to approve the budget and […]

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Commissioners pull plug on Schawe pay raise

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   After hearing pushback from the community, the Caldwell County Commissioners Court decided on Monday to walk back a proposed raise to $75,000 for the County Judge’s salary. Though most of the panel had initially supported the move, believing that increasing the salary would encourage more candidates for office, they chose […]

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From the Clocktower – Should we stand for ‘taking a knee?’

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER Not two weeks before this NFL brouhaha erupted over “taking a knee,” I had a friend explain to me where the tradition of “taking a knee” actually started. The tradition itself started, I’m told, as a means to control toddlers in youth soccer games. That seems fitting, given the behavior currently […]

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Letters – Reader thanks police for protection

To the Editor: My family and I were traveling out of town on Thursday when we suffered a tire blowout. We were on Hwy 130 in Mustang Ridge above Evelyn Road. It was scary and dangerous and we were in a very precarious position with traffic whizzing by. You need to login to view the […]

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