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Wed
13
Aug

Gypsy MC International to sponsor school supply drive Saturday

 

The Cuero Chapter of Gypsy MC International will sponsor a school supply drive Saturday, Aug. 16 at Monster Burger Grill. The first bike will go out at 10 a.m. Cost of entry is $20 per ride or $10 per rider with a donation of school supplies. Proceeds from the event will go to the Cuero ISD. Items donated should be unused and unopened. Call 361-275-0328 or 361-218-4314 for more info.
 
Read more DeWitt County briefs in this week's edition of The Record. Call 361-275-3464 to subscribe to The Record.
Thu
07
Aug

Cuero ISD Fish Camp scheduled Tuesday

The Cuero ISD annual “Fish Camp” will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 12.
 
The opening and welcome will begin at 9 a.m. in the Cuero High School cafeteria. Breakout sessions will begin at 9:30 a.m. and will conclude at noon for a lunch provided by Cuero ISD. Group pictures and contests will be from 1 to 2 p.m., followed by distribution of door prizes and contest winners. A mock graduation will take place at 2:30 p.m. and will be completed by 3:30 p.m. 
 
A freshman parent meeting will be held at 3:30 p.m. in the CHS cafeteria.
 
Read more DeWitt County briefs in this week's edition of The Record. Call 361-275-3464 to subscribe to The Record.
Thu
07
Aug

City owes LCRA almost $1M, energy bills will increase

 

A report from city manager Raymie Zella indicated that Cuero residents will see an increase in their energy bill. Beginning this month, residents will notice the bills about $3.75 higher than usual, perhaps for the next two years.
 
The City of Cuero owes LCRA $949,006. Together, all 36 of LCRA’s wholesale electric customers owe LCRA $60 million. LCRA’s largest customer, Pedernales Electric Cooperative, owes $25 million. The City of Cuero is on a payment schedule in which it pays almost $40,000 to LCRA each month for two years.
 
Zella delivered the report to the city council at the regular July 22 meeting.
 
Wed
06
Aug

Crossroads Home Education Children to sponsor annual expo Thursday

 

Wed
06
Aug

Victoria woman claims winning lotto ticket

 

AUSTIN, Texas — Jamie Schacherl, vice president of Lucky Dog Future, of Victoria, claimed the Lotto Texas® jackpot from the drawing held May 31.
 
For selling the winning ticket, the Stripes #9416, at 111 E. Morgan Avenue in Cuero, received a $362,500 retailer bonus.
 
The partnership’s ticket matched all six numbers drawn (3-5-9-32-36-37) for the advertised $36.25 million jackpot. The claimant selected the cash value option valued at $24,228,956.39.
 
Lotto Texas drawings are held every Wednesday and Saturday evening at 10:12 p.m.
 
— From a news release
Tue
05
Aug

Carl Bowen named Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

 

Law Enforcement Officer of the Year is a new title Sgt. Carl Bowen of DeWitt County Sheriff’s Office can add to his resume.
 
Bowen, who is the investigator for the sheriff’s office, was in San Antonio Tuesday when he received that award from the Sheriffs’ Association of Texas.
 
The award, also known as the Greg McFarlin-Max Banks Award, recognizes the year’s outstanding law enforcement officer in Texas. Along with a plaque, Bowen received a pistol from the Sheriffs’ Association.
 
Criteria for selection as the top law enforcement officer states the recipient must have outstanding work accomplishment and have given significant service rendered above and beyond the call of duty during the previous year. The selection is made by the officers and directors of the association.
 
Read more in this week's edition of Yorktown News-View and The Cuero Record.
Tue
05
Aug

New technology may produce more durable roads

 

Tue
05
Aug

DeWitt County values top $7 billion

 

Tue
05
Aug

County granted just $4.9M for road work

 

There was a sort-of collective sigh of relief heard in Texas less than a month ago. 
 
Not a lot was said about it but it did have an impact of about $224 million.
 
DeWitt County judge Daryl Fowler and commissioners court led the charge into Austin asking the 83rd Legislature to give some of Texas’ ‘rainy day fund’ to counties impacted by Eagle Ford Shale oil discovery.
 
That request was granted to the tune of $224,500,000. However, counties had to prove they were impacted by the shale oil discovery. 
 
Read more in this week's editions of Yorktown News-View and The Cuero Record. Call 361-275-3464 to subscribe to the News-View or The Record.
Tue
05
Aug

Market Days

Yorktown Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture, Inc. hosted the first in the new series of Yorktown Market Days on Saturday, August 2, with vendors set up in the Yorktown City Park.  Shoppers enjoyed looking through the booths.  The next shopping event is scheduled for the first Saturday in November.  For more information, call the Yorktown Chamber of Commerce at 361-564-2661. Ebony Fischer Tobar Photo/Yorktown News-View

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