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Fri
23
Jan

Benefit bake sale Saturday

 

There will be a benefit bake sale Saturday, Jan. 24 from 8 a.m. at Bealls. Proceed will go towards Randal Shelton who was injured in a horse accident. 
 
For more information contact Donna Shelton at 361-275-3814.
 
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Wed
21
Jan

Weather Whys: The January Thaw

 

Wed
21
Jan

GasBuddy: U.S. average price of gas will fall below $2/gallon this week

 

Tue
20
Jan

TrustTexas Bank among award recipients at chamber banquet

 

The Cuero Chamber of Commerce Agriculture and Visitor’s Center hosted the membership social and awards presentation Jan. 15 at The Venue on Church Street.
 
The Larry Carter Community Service Award was presented to Joe Adams.
 
Cuero ISD ag teacher Greg Nemec was the recipient of the Agricultural Achievement Award.
 
TrustTexas Bank was named the 2014 Business of the Year. Shay Iacoponelli, TrustTexas Bank chief development officer and executive vice president, accepted the award.
 
Chant Parker, Audrey Simpson and Chelsea Veit were nominated for the Citizen of Tomorrow Award. Parker was named the recipient of the award.
 
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Tue
20
Jan

Rotarians prepare for Thursday pancake supper

 

The Cuero Rotary Club is holding its 64th annual pancake supper from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, at the Cuero High School cafeteria. Tickets are $8. Children ages 3 and under eat free. To-go plates will be available. Shown are Rotarians Donnie Garrison, Brian Gomez, Brent Dreier, Tyler McClellan, Pat Kennedy and Daryl Stefka.
 
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Tue
20
Jan

Random drug testing approved at Cuero ISD

 

Tue
20
Jan

District ends fiscal year with $15.6M

Cuero School District trustees looked at the previous school year’s finances, reviewed recent TEA required test results, planned an election and approved a school calendar at their meeting here last week.
 
Susan Reed and Associates, CPA presented the district’s financial audit for the last school year. 
 
According to the audit, the school district had total general fund revenues of $22.2 million for the fiscal year that ended Aug. 31, 2014. That figure includes $15.8 million from local sources including taxes. Almost $6.5 million came from state sources.
 
The audit said the district spent $19.9 million. In that amount CISD spent $9.7 million on instruction and $2.2 million on facilities maintenance and operation. School leadership received almost $1.1 million and student transportation used $786,000.
 
Tue
20
Jan

Quilters invited to enter show

 

Shiner Heritage Quilters invites all quilters and needlework artists to participate in the 2015 show “Spring into Quilting,” scheduled Friday, March 20, and Saturday, March 21, at the First United Methodist Church Activity Center, 102 W. Church St. (off alternate U.S. Highway 90) in Shiner. 
 
General information for entering and entry forms can be downloaded at www.shinerheritagequilters.org or by calling 361-596-4439. Entry forms postmarked on or before Tuesday, Feb. 10, will be accepted. 
 
Everyone is invited to see the beautiful work displayed at the show.
 
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Tue
20
Jan

Cuero sees decrease in sales tax revenue this month

AUSTIN — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said today that state sales tax revenue in December was $2.35 billion, up 4.3 percent compared to December 2013.
 
“Although moderating slightly, growth in sales tax revenues continues to be seen across all economic sectors,” Hegar said. “Collections from the oil and natural-gas, construction, manufacturing, and services sectors rose, while remittances due to consumer spending in the retail trade and restaurant sectors also grew.”
 
In this payment period, Cuero showed a 19.27 percent decrease over the same period last year, while Nordheim had a 14.14 percent increase and Yorktown had a 34.01 percent increase.
 
Cuero has now received $215,535 from its sales tax rebate which compares to $266,999 a year ago. Nordheim’s checks have totaled $3,169 compared to $2,777 a year ago. Yorktown’s checks have totaled $39,679 compared to $29,608 a year ago. 
Tue
20
Jan

Rojas named to dean's list

 

WACO, Texas — More than 3, 200 Baylor University students were named to the Dean’s Academic Honor Roll for the 2014 fall semester. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must be an undergraduate with a minimum grade-point average of 3.7, while enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours. 
 
Samuel Felipe Rojas, of Cuero, enrolled in the School of Engineering and Computer Science, Ariane Alexandra Kubena, of Hallettsville, enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Stephanie Rae Wilson, of Hallettsville, enrolled in the School of Education, were named to the dean’s list.
 
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