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Tue
17
Feb

Trevino recognized for 20 years of service

Tracy Trevino was honored with a ‘best wishes’ party recently by the district attorney’s office at DeWitt County Courthouse. She has been a secretary and assistant in that office for 20 years (starting as a student at CHS). She plans to become a teacher and will be working at St. Michael’s School. Shown at the party are, from left, front row, Rob Lassman, Tracy Trevino, Chyann Sammons, Ray Hardy; back row, Reid Manning, Michael Sheppard, and Terry Breen.

The Cuero Record

Tue
17
Feb

Driver reaches 2 million milestone

 

Con-way Truckload, a trucking company based in Joplin, Mo., announced the impressive safety milestone of one of its drivers. Edward Davis of Yoakum reached two million accident-free miles on the road — a distance equal to more than 80 times around the Earth’s circumference. Davis has been driving for Con-way Truckload for almost 20 years. Davis, right, receives his 2 Million Mile ring from Con-way Truckload Safety Director Chris Shihanek.
 
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Tue
17
Feb

Construction begins at St. John Lutheran Church

 

Pastor William Hill of Westhoff St. John Lutheran Church, along with the building committee, officially break ground for the new parish hall for the church. Also shown are building contractors. The groundbreaking took place on Jan. 18 after the regular Sunday service with a potluck dinner for all members and visitors to continue the celebration of the event. The parish hall is due to be completed around July 2015.
 
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Tue
17
Feb

AARP Smart Driver Course begins next month

 

Tue
17
Feb

SHSU recognizes 2 Cuero students

 

Huntsville, Texas — The president’s honor roll at Sam Houston State University recognizes full-time undergraduate students who achieve a perfect 4.0 gpa during a regular semester.
 
Elizabeth Henneke, of Cuero, a psychology major, has been named to the SHSU president’s honor roll for the fall 2014 semester.
 
The dean’s list at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas recognizes full-time undergraduate students who achieve at least a 3.5 gpa out of a possible 4.0 during a regular semester. 
 
Sincerea Deleon, of Cuero, has been named to the SHSU dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester.
 
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Tue
17
Feb

Pet event scheduled Saturday at Eling

 

Tue
17
Feb

Cuero council favors annexation of 3 areas

 

Tue
17
Feb

No contested races develop in local election yet, filing ends Feb. 27

 

Tue
17
Feb

Library announces Toddler Storytime schedule

 

Shannon Reitz and the Cuero Public Library invite everyone for their weekly Toddler Storytime hour starting each Monday at 10 a.m. inside the library. 
 
Scheduled for March Storytime: March 2, “Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss;” March 9, “Blow Wind Blow;” March 16, “St. Patrick’s Day;” March 23, “Farm Animals” and March 30, “Construction.”
 
For more info, call the library at 361-275-2864.
 
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Tue
17
Feb

'Salesman samples' set-out for display

During the 1800s, before there were Sears or J.C. Penny catalogs or Ebay, manufacturers hired traveling salesmen to sell their product. Many salesmen carried pencil drawing catalogs of the product. Some salesmen were fortunate to carry ‘salesman samples’ in an attempt to convince shopkeepers or a cautious housewife.

The Yorktown Historical Museum recently inherited several ‘salesman samples’ of working wood burning stoves, furniture, a washer machine and a sewing machine. Some of the stoves have pots and pans to match. One stove, hidden to the knowledge of the museum, was a waffle maker and a muffin tin.

Yorktown Historical Museum president Beverly Bruns said, “He (the salesman) could actually demonstrate how it worked.”

One model still had ash where wood was burned.

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