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15
Jul

Driver attempts to evade police, lands in ditch

 

The driver who attempted to evade police landed in the drainage ditch near Douglas Street. Paul Minix, 41, of Yoakum, was placed under arrest for evading arrest or detention in motor vehicle.
 
According to Cuero police chief Jay Lewis, at approximately 1 a.m. on July 10, officer Jason Kuecker observed a four door sedan turn onto the 200 block of Broadway from North Gonzales Street. As Kuecker attempted to check the registration, the driver of the vehicle turned onto the 400 block North Clinton Street and started to accelerate. 
 
The driver ran the stop signs at East Courthouse Street, East Church Street and East Main Street. The driver, unable to control his speed, drove through the yard of the Cuero Fire Department.
 
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Tue
15
Jul

Blain asked to judge Miss Louisiana Pageant

 

Tue
15
Jul

CDC property appraised at fair value

The Cuero Development Corporation (CDC) decided on May 19 to remove the CDC land of 11.89 acres — and the CDC property of a 35,000 square foot building and the four acres it sits — off the market for reassessment.

Tue
15
Jul

City looks for new librarian

 

Once again, the City of Cuero will begin the search for a new librarian.
 
Albert Chambers, who was hired in May, is no longer employed by the city.
 
“We wish him well in his future endeavors and we hope to fill the position in the very near future,” said city manager Raymie Zella.
 
Chamber’s predecessor, Barbara Jacob, who retired in February, was employed by the city for 22 years.
 
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Tue
15
Jul

Hawes promoted to finance director

 

Connie Hawes has been promoted by the City of Cuero to the position of finance director. Hawes has been with the city since March 2010. Hawes was the account manager for the city before the promotion.
 
The position of assistant city manager and finance director was held by John Washburn until May 9. He was with the city since 2009.
 
City secretary Jennifer Zefult said the city has not yet made a decision whether they will name an assistant city manager.

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Tue
15
Jul

McMahan is recipient of Rotary Vocational Award

Cuero Rotary Club presents an annual award to a local person that demonstrates support of the community through his chosen vocation. Rotary Club past president Brent Dreier, right, is shown present the Rotary Vocational Award to Jeff McMahan of McMahan Welding. Contributed photo.

Tue
15
Jul

Sen. Ted Cruz rallies fans at Yoakum event

 

Tue
15
Jul

MVFD uses grant to purchase brush truck

 

Meyersville Volunteer Fire Department was recently awarded a brush truck through the Rural VFD assistance program of the Texas A&M Forest Service. The Texas A&M Forest Service reimbursed 90 percent of the cost while Meyersville was responsible for 10 percent of the cost associated with the new truck. 
 
Jared Karns, regional fire coordinator for Texas A&M Forest Service, presented a check for $96,260.40 to the Meyersville VFD on July 3.
 
Bruce “Moon” Gohmert, Meyersville VFD president and fire chief, said the department currently has approximately 20-25 active firemen and 85 members. The department also has two brush trucks. He credits to Texas A&M Forest Service for providing the means to purchase the new truck for the department.
 
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Tue
15
Jul

Construction continues on apartment complex

Construction on the Bailey Square apartment complex commenced in March. Bailey Square is a 56-unit mixed-income apartment complex at 1501 N. Vallely St. The community includes 16 1-bedroom, 32 2-bedroom and eight 3-bedroom apartments, all with high level finishes and a full appliance package. Additionally, a club will include a community room, business center, kid’s activity room, laundry and leasing offices. Outdoor amenities will include a children’s play area and picnic areas. Opening is projected for early 2015. Leasing info can be requested at leasing.baileysquare.dmacompanies.com. Cuero Record photo.

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Tue
15
Jul

Afflerbach notes increase of trash following holiday

What spans 50 yards wide and 150 yards deep? 

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