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Tue
25
Feb

UTSA assisting with economic growth

 

Additional benefits of being in the most productive part of the Eagle Ford Shale were spelled out Tuesday here.
 
Four representatives of Eagle Ford Shale Community Development Program were in Cuero describing potential grants for variety of projects.
 
A part University of Texas at  San Antonio Institute for Economic Development, the team was meeting with community leaders throughout the shale-play discussing the assistance their can provide for economic growth.
 
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Tue
25
Feb

1 arrested after stabbing

A stabbing in Cuero Saturday resulted in one arrest and one man sent to the hospital for treatment. Warrants have been issued for others believed to be involved.

According to Police Chief Jay Lewis, four people were apparently involved in the incident Saturday at a residence on Weldon Street. 
 
The victim was Charles Wayne Saul, 35, of Yorktown. Saul and three others reportedly had been taking drugs at the Cuero residence when he was attacked and stabbed in the leg.
 
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Tue
25
Feb

Barbara and Larry Nuckles making history in their life

 

Barbara and Larry Nuckels aren’t a couple native to Cuero, but by getting involved in numerous local organizations, they have made it their home the last 35 years. The couple, married in 1972, volunteers at several museums in Cuero, including the DeWitt County Historical Museum and the Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum. Last year, they were appointed by DeWitt County Judge Daryl Fowler to be on the county’s Historical Commission. Larry was appointed to the city’s library board this year. They are also members of the University Book Club, which meets at the Cuero Heritage Museum.
 
The couple has three adult children (Lydia, Larry David and Lisa) and six grandchildren. They are members of the Church of Christ in Yoakum. Read on for a profile of the couple.
 
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Tue
25
Feb

Boys and Girls Club expected to be in full swing before summer

 

The Boys & Girls Club of Dewitt County is hosting a National Boys & Girls Club Festival on Saturday, March 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. under the pavilion in the Cuero park.  
 
The BGCDC’s mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us the most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. 
 
Adam Arroyo said, “We are asking organizations and businesses in Dewitt County to offer their time and talent by sponsoring a family friendly festival booth.”
 
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Wed
19
Feb

Balfanz commits to TLU

Cuero High School senior Layne Balfanz has committed to play football at Texas Lutheran University in the fall. A signing ceremony was held today at the Cuero ISD board room. Balfanz thanked his friends and family for attending the event. Balfanz is shown with some of his Gobbler football teammates. Read more tomorrow at www.CueroRecord.com. Cuero Record photo.

Wed
19
Feb

Public hearing planned after March 6 airport report

QED airport consultant Ron Price and TxDOT Aviation representative Michelle Hannah will present the final report of the city’s airport study to the city council at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6. A public hearing will be held immediately after the airport presentation.
 
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Wed
19
Feb

Librarian Barbara Jacob retires after 20 years with the city

 

After over 20 years, Cuero librarian Barbara Jacob is ready to turn the page into the next chapter of her life: Retirement. The City of Cuero will host a retirement party for Jacob from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20. Jacob started working at the library in March 1992. Before arriving at the Cuero library, she was the librarian at Meyersville School for five years.
 
In her two decades at the library, Jacob said she and her staff have witnessed the growing demand of computers.
 
“The computers were the biggest change,” Jacob said. “We spend a lot of time helping patrons use the computers. So many jobs now require online applications and many patrons have little computer experience and need our help filling them out.”
 
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Tue
18
Feb

City purchases property for offices

 

The Cuero Main Street program, now in its second year in the Texas Main Street Program after becoming a rededicated city, will soon have a new place to call home. 
 
The City of Cuero purchased the property at 210 E. Main St., the property located next to the new city hall building, in November. The property was purchased from Rick Wheeler and was formerly the State Farm office. 
 
“When we decided to build the new city hall, we added in extra offices for the future. Because of the economic boom Cuero is experiencing, the future came even before construction was complete”, said Raymie Zella, City of Cuero city manager. 
 
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Tue
18
Feb

CHS grad combines 2 interests in contest, earns scholarship

 

Ariel Davis, the daughter of Cliff and Acenet Davis of Cuero, decided that she wanted to pursue something other than what others expected in order to be successful. 
 
Davis said, “I wanted to be able to do something where I can express creativity everyday, something hands on and not so by the book.”
 
Davis, 22, graduated from Cuero High School in 2010 and like many students, thought college was the right course to take in order to be successful. She started to major in family child development, then changed her major to art history, then history.
 
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Tue
18
Feb

March 4 voting locations announced

 

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