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Tue
02
Sep

Brick campaign benefits Gruenau Hall

 

Gruenau Hall is sponsoring a brick campaign, Cut in Stone, to raise funds for landscaping of the front of the hall where the historical marker is located along a brick pathway to the entrance of the hall. Brick pavers may be purchased in honor of or in memory of persons in family, anniversaries, weddings, class or family reunions, birthdays, historic events at Gruenau, or special events.
 
Bricks are 4” by 8” and cost $25 each with three lines of up to 16 characters per line including spaces and punctuation; 8” by 8” bricks cost $50 with five lines of up to 16 characters/line including spaces and punctuation; and 12” by 12” bricks cost $100 with eight lines of 22 characters/line including spaces and punctuation.
 
 
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Tue
02
Sep

Koranek recognized for 29 years of service

Pat Koranek served on the Cuero School District board of trustees for 29 years, from 1985 to 2014. She was recognized for her years of service at recent trustee meeting by the current board and administrators. Presenting the plaque is board president Johnny Blackwell and Supt. Jim Haley. Cuero Record photo

Tue
02
Sep

KCB receives Governor's Community Achievement Award

Cuero mayor Sara Post Meyer recognized Keep Cuero Beautiful at the regular city council meeting held Aug. 26 at City Hall. KCB received the Award of Excellence from the Keep Texas Beautiful Governor’s Community Achievement Award for programs held during 2013-2014 reaching over 750 people in the community. KCB, an affiliate of Keep Texas Beautiful for 28 years and a Gold Star Affiliate for the year 2013-2014, has been an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful for four years. KCB has a board of directors and many volunteers who have gave 1,143 hours during 2013 and over 500 hours in the 2014 to the community of Cuero through a variety of projects. Photo contributed by Amber Fitts.

Tue
02
Sep

Washington hired as executive director of Boys & Girls Club

 

Tue
02
Sep

Kelly Dunn hired at MISD

 

Less than a week after being hired, Meyersville ISD superintendent Kelly Dunn was ready to welcome the students to the first day of school on Aug. 25. The Meyersville ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Dunn on Aug. 20. He began work Aug. 21.
 
“We’ve had a great week,” Dunn said. “A lot of excitement and positive attitudes. The kids are great. Really, knock on wood, I couldn’t ask for much better right now. It’s a great place to be.”
 
Before joining the students and staff at Meyersville ISD, Dunn served as principal at Lampasas ISD.
 
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Tue
02
Sep

Trustees OK $22m budget

 

There are some interesting numbers associated with Cuero School District’s new budget. First, it’s considerably larger than the current budget. Second, it has almost no state revenue. Third, debt tax is up 37¢ over the current rate.
 
In a special meeting Thursday, trustees approved three parts of the annual expense budget. They will not adopt tax rates until the Sept. 15 meeting.
 
The district expects to spend $22 million in the new budget year which begins Sept. 1. That is up $3 million from the current year’s expenses.
 
The largest portion of the expenses will be in instruction which will total $12.4 million. That is up about $2.6 million over the current budget.
 
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Tue
02
Sep

2 blood drives scheduled

 

Tue
02
Sep

Register to vote before Oct. 6

 

Offices up for election in the Nov. 4 General Election include: United States Senator, United States Representative District 34, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Commissioner of Agriculture, Railroad Commissioner and other important offices of state and local interest. 
 
The last day to register to vote in the Nov. 4 General Election is Oct. 6. Those who have already registered but need to update information on their voter registration certificate, or those who have lost their certificate and need a replacement, may call 361-275-0850, or go by the Elections/Voter Registrar Office in the courthouse annex 115 N. Gonzales St. The building is behind the tax office. Onsite parking is available. Those with questions may also mail the office at electionadmin@co.dewitt.tx.us.
 
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Tue
02
Sep

Applications for ballots by mail must be received by Oct. 24

 

Tue
02
Sep

Members of Texas German Society to attend proclamation signing

 

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