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Sat
10
May

Meyer, Moore win city, school elections; city runoff planned

 

Just less than 15 percent of registered voters in DeWitt County participated in the May 10 general election.

In Cuero, Sara Post Meyer was re-elected mayor with 337 votes. Her opponent Russell Williams had 155 votes.

A runoff election will be held between Doyle Cruz and Terry Glover for the position of district 2 council member. Cruz had 33 votes and Glover had 34 votes. David Ruiz, who also ran for district 2 council member, had 15 votes.

Brad Hedrick ran unopposed for district 3 council member. He had 90 votes.

Voters voted in favor for all 12 propositions on the Cuero ballot.

Courtney Toller Moore was voted to the Cuero ISD board of trustees. She had 75 votes. Her opponent Pat Koranek had 70 votes.

Fri
09
May

Ruby's Diner is the April Business of the Month

Ruby’s Diner was selected as the Cuero Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month for the month of April. Ruby’s Diner was chosen for their dedication to community, school and chamber events, according to a news release. Chamber board members are shown presenting the award to owner Jode Zavesky and employee Gayle Ogilvie. Shown are past president Natalie Carson, vice president Fielding Hickey, treasurer Mark Veit, and directors Brian Gomez, Caley Thomas, and mini chamber director, Carson Castillo. Contributed photo.

Fri
09
May

3 arrested after police respond to shots fired

Three men were arrested after officers from the Cuero Police Department were dispatched to the 1000 block of West Church Street in reference to a gunshot being fired. The incident took place at approximately 2:09 p.m. May 5. 

Wed
07
May

Wreck on Heaton Street sends 2 to CCH

 

The Cuero Police Department and Cuero Emergency Medical Service were called out at approximately 1:10 p.m. on May 7 to a wreck at the 200 block of Heaton Street at the junction of Josephine Street.
 
Pedro Moncada, 29, of San Antonio, was driving a 2003 white Ford-150 traveling westbound on Heaton Street. Moncada was at a stop waiting for a vehicle in front of him to turn left onto Josephine Street.
 
Christopher Sanders, 34, of La Vernia, was driving a gray 2010 Lexus westbound on Heaton Street when he rear-ended the truck. According to Cuero PD officer Ernest Castillo, Sanders said that he did not see the truck.
 
Both drivers were transported to the Cuero Community Hospital by EMS.
Wed
07
May

Franke seeks position as Yorktown ISD trustee

 

Tue
06
May

Baros is recipient of Rotary Club Dewey Award

 

The Cuero Rotary honors Debra Baros with the Dewey Award. The Dewey Award is named after a fellow Rotarian, Dewey Henderson, and it is given to someone who has given much to their community and has demonstrated service above self.
 
Baros grew up in Westhoff and graduated from Texas A&M University with a master’s degree in education. She was in the first group of females to graduate from the university.
 
Baros has always been committed to quality education. Some of her key accomplishments include initiation the Cuero ISD Education Foundation that annually awards monies to teachers for creative grants and innovative projects.
 
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Tue
06
May

Stevenson Unit will celebrate 20th anniversary May 13

 

“I can’t believe its been 20 years.”
 
That is the general sentiment in Cuero as TDCJ Stevenson Unit prepares to celebrate its 20th anniversary Tuesday, May 13, at 10 a.m. at the prison.
 
Asking the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to consider Cuero for a prison became a hot topic here in 1991.
 
The economy in Cuero was in a slump and Texas was launching a massive prison expansion program. After learning TDCJ has chosen other South Texas cities for new prisons, community leaders here called a town hall meeting.
 
Representatives of TDCJ spoke to residents of the economic benefits of having a prison, the standing room only crowd unanimously voiced support for submitting a proposal.
 
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Tue
06
May

Boys & Girls Club plans mid-June opening

The Boys & Girls Club of DeWitt County anticipates a mid-June opening for its summer programming. Since the March celebration of National Boys & Girls Club Week, board members and community volunteers have been working to create a plan that allows area youth a safe place to spend their summer hours.
 
The City of Cuero is offering BGCDC a lease for the use of the former National Yourth Association building, once used for the senior citizens of Cuero. The building is at 1310 E. Courthouse St. and is ideally located in the park near the basketball pavilion, swimming pool and playground.
 
Shannon Haun, first vice president for BGCDC, will be taking on a new role as the summer program director for the Boys & Girls Club.
 
PRESS RELEASE
 
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Tue
06
May

Several oppose potential closure of city airport at council meeting

 

Tue
06
May

Mail ballot requests for May 27 runoff election accepted

 

DeWitt County Elections Office has begun accepting applications for ballot by mail for the upcoming May 27 Runoff Primary Election.
 
Only the following persons may vote early by mail: those 65 years of age or older; those with a disability; those who have an expected absence from the county; those confined in jail; and address confidentiality program participants.
 
Friday, May 16, is the last day that DeWitt County Elections Office can receive applications for ballot by mail for the upcoming May 27 runoff primary election. Mailing address is P.O. Box 169, Cuero, TX 77954.
 
Contact the DeWitt County Elections Office at 361-275-0859 for additional application for ballot by mail information.

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