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Thu
13
Feb

"He's amazing": Cuero woman gives unexpected birth

 

Thu
13
Feb

Permit question remains unanswered

 

“I’m sorry it has come to this,” said Melvin Chaloupka at DeWitt County Commission’s Court Monday morning. 
 
He was referring to a two-year request for the county to enforce septic system and flood plain permits in the River Haven sub-division along the Guadalupe River south of Cuero.
 
Chaloupka said his complaint is a result of property owners establishing recreational vehicle parks on their property in River Haven without obtaining proper permits.
 
He said he was required to meet the necessary requirements when he established his business in River Haven but others have not.
 
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Thu
13
Feb

Grants available for development

 

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.
 
Mario Neira, business economics research associate, said their message is to provide communities with planning services, research, seminars, and workshops for grant proposal writing.
 
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Thu
13
Feb

Timpone promoted

 

The Cuero Record is announcing the promotion of Sonya Timpone to the position of general manager along with her duties as advertising director.
Now in her fifth year with The Record, Mrs. Timpone started with the newspaper as an advertising representative.
According to publisher Glenn Rea, “Sonya has proven her abilities in all aspects of our operations in Cuero and Yorktown. She has also provided the leadership and understanding we need to expand with our on-line editions and specialty products.”
Along with her duties at the newspapers, Mrs. Timpone also serves as president of the Pilot Club of Cuero and as promotions chair on the board of the Cuero Main Street Project.
She is married to J. Timpone, the lieutenant with Cuero Police Department. Together they have five children.
 
Thu
13
Feb

Yorktown mayor speaks out on stroke

 

Thu
13
Feb

Bull escapes, injures one

Around 8 a.m. this morning a lone bull escaped its pasture and was on FM 236. Passersby attempted to corral the bull and one person was charged and injured. The bull was corralled but later escaped. The Sheriff’s Office, Cuero Police Department and contract cowboys worked together to confine the bull. At approximately 9:30 a.m. the bull was lead back to its pasture by its owner. 

Thu
13
Feb

Turkeyfest Association announces race team

Cuero Turkeyfest Association announces the 2014 Ruby Begonia Race Team. Shown from left, the team includes, captain Clint Clark, handler Bill Matthys, coach Kristie Tieken and handler Michael Ruschhaupt. Contributed photo.

Tue
11
Feb

Film crew looking locally

 

Yorktown may make the map with the movie industry in the very near future.
 
Francois Larosa, CEO of Starfield Productions brought a small cast and crew along with art director/filmmaker and co-producer Francisco Ruiz Velasco to the Yorktown Memorial Hospital. 
 
Larosa said, “We came to find an office setting and to set up blocking and camera angles at the Yorktown Memorial Hospital.”
 
Starfield Productions filmed a trailer for their new movie called The Graveyard Shift 2014. It is an adaption based on the Stephen King novel, Night Shift.
 
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Tue
11
Feb

Yorktown FFA Stock Show Friday, Saturday

 

The stage is all set for the 2014 Yorktown FFA Stock Show.  And according to Yorktown FFA Advisor Brad Metting, the students are excited.
 
This year’s show will be held Friday, Feb. 14 and Saturday, Feb. 15 in the new Yorktown School Show Barn.  Judging will be held Friday at 5:30 p.m. with the auction scheduled to kick-off on Saurday at 1 p.m.
 
Auctioneer Joe Adams will return to the microphone, doing what he does best -- bringing in top dollar for the students while keeping the audience in stitches.
 
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Tue
11
Feb

Nordheim asks county for resolution

 

About 20 residents of the Nordheim area met with DeWitt County Commissioners Court Monday morning asking for support to stop the construction of waste disposal facilities.
 
Speaking for the group was former county commissioner Gilbert Pargramm of Nordheim. He said Pyote Reclamation Systems has requested permits from Texas Railroad Commission to build oil and gas waste disposal and land treatment facilities near Nordheim.
 
Residents in that community have asked RRC to not grant the permits. They are now asking the county to issue a resolution for RRC to deny the permits.
 
Pargmann said one of the waste disposal facilities would be within a quarter-mile of Nordheim’s only water well. He said
they would also be located near Smith Creek.
 
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