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Tue
23
Dec

Almost $26M in new projects approved for TxDOT’s Yoakum District

 

YOAKUM, Texas — During its monthly meeting held Dec. 18 in Austin, the Texas Transportation Commission awarded contracts for seven projects within the Texas Department of Transportation’s Yoakum District.
 
The contracts, totaling $25,977,830.22, include construction projects on highways in Austin, DeWitt, Fayette, and Gonzales counties, and the replacement of three county-owned bridges in Wharton County.
 
Specific construction start dates and traffic detour information have not yet been finalized for these projects.
 
In DeWitt County, Hunter Industries, Ltd., of San Marcos was awarded a $2,789,989.26 contract to resurface an approximately one-half mile segment of U.S. Highway 87/U.S. Highway 183/alternate U.S. Highway 77 in Cuero.
 
Read more in this week's edition of The Record. Call 361-275-3464 to subscribe to The Record.
Tue
23
Dec

Annual application for ballot by mail available Jan. 1

 

Tue
23
Dec

County Commissioners Court approves holiday schedule

 

Tue
23
Dec

Fowler talks EFS at CDC meeting

 

Tue
23
Dec

CDC talks attracting, retaining business

 

Tue
23
Dec

Over 260 scenes at Christmas in the Park

Christmas in the Park runs through Jan. 1, 2015. The self-guided tour is open from 6-10 p.m very night, regardless of weather. This year there are over 260 scenes, many animated, with over 250 snowflakes in the trees. New scenes include reindeer in a stable, a dancing tree, and elves playing musical instruments and singing.
 
Hot Chocolate Nights are Thursdays in December (except Christmas night) from 7-9 p.m. Cuero merchants are open Thursdays until 8 p.m. (except Christmas night). Step on guide motorcoaches are welcome. There is no charge; however, donations are appreciated and will be collected at Santa’s House near the end of the tour. 
 
Tue
23
Dec

Cuero ISD announces changes to bus routes

 

Cuero ISD is making upgrades and replacing older buses with new buses. Due to these upgrades, the district is making changes to some bus route numbers and bus numbers.
 
Effective Jan. 6, 2015, the following changes will take place: bus route 12 changed to bus route 29; bus route 14 changed to bus route 33; bus route 21 changed to bus route 32; bus route 22 changed to bus route 27; bus route 23 changed to bus route 28; bus route 27 changed to bus route 30; bus route 28 changed to bus route 34; and bus route 29 changed to bus route 36.
 
Notices have been sent home with the students whose bus numbers and route numbers will be changed. These changes can also be found on the district website at www.cueroisd.org and the district Facebook page at
www.facebook.com/cueroisd. Call 361-275-1900 for more info.
Tue
23
Dec

Wehlmann donates $250 to Deputy Santa

W-2 Liquor in Cuero (owner, Steve Wehlmann, constable, pct. 2) donated $150 to DeWitt County Deputy Santa. Additionally, Wehlmann and his wife Jane donated $100 to the program. Wehlmann is shown presenting the two checks to Deputy Santa coordinator Kim Jalufka. The Cuero Record

Tue
23
Dec

Holiday event brings visitors to town's center

 

Tue
23
Dec

Coppedge donates items to museum

 

Dr. John Ronald Coppedge, retired general surgeon in Longview, donated several items to the new Pharmacy and Medical Museum on Main Street in Cuero. One of the items that was special to him was a surgical text that belonged to his great grandfather, Dr. Oliver DeWitt Coppedge, who practiced and lived in Cuero starting in the 1840s. The textbook “Principles and Practice of Modern Surgery” by Robert Druitt, was copyright in 1853. 
 
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