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Tue
18
Aug

Yorktown hosts 'Meet the Teacher'

Yorktown Elementary School will have “Meet the Teacher Night” from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Aug. 20. The Yorktown Jr. High and High School will have “Meet the Teacher Night” from 6-7 p.m.

Dr. Carlos Garza will have a brief Jr. High Orientation at 6 p.m. at the YISD Auditorium. After the orientation, students and parents may go to the Jr. High. Student can pick up their registration packets during this time.

Dr. Garza will brief High School Orientation at 6:45 p.m. in the Auditorium.  Students may begin meet the teachers at 6 p.m. in the high school then migrate to the YISD Auditorium by 6:45 p.m. Student can pick up their registration packets during this time.

All students may turn in their registration packets by 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21. Jr. High students can submit their packets to the Jr. High School office and High School students can submit their packets to the High School office.

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Thu
13
Aug

Traffic light hit

An oversized load hit a Traffic light on the corner of Broadway and Hunt earlier today. The Cuero Police Department is directing traffic. TxDot has been notified. 

Photo by Sonya Timpone/The Cuero Record

Tue
11
Aug

Final week of summer at Boys and Girls Club

Boys and Girls Club of DeWitt County celebrated their final week of the summer with an exciting activity each day. On Thursday, Aug. 6, the Club hosted a dog washing event in support of Pet Adoptions of Cuero. The kids promoted the wash with their own hand-made signs on Broadway and then another crew helped soap up the pups. President Myrna Hassfield of Pet Adoptions brought some of the adoptable dogs currently at the Pet Adoptions shelter so they could enjoy a full-fledged outdoor bath. Vice President Linda Anzaldua thanked the enthusiastic kids from the Boys and Girls Club for turning over all the funds they received in donations to help with food and medical costs at the Pet Adoptions of Cuero shelter. Club members raised $200.11 for Pet Adoptions of Cuero and washed approximately 15 dogs.

Photo by Sonya Timpone/The Cuero Record

Tue
11
Aug

Wolf represents DeWitt County at 50th anniversary welcome home celebration

DeWitt County Vietnam War veteran, Lynn Wolf, and his son, Lynn Wolf Jr., were DeWitt County’s representatives at the nationally sponsored 50th anniversary welcome home celebration which was held Aug. 1 near Fort Worth at the city of White Settlement, Texas.
 
Lynn (Doug) Wolf served in the U.S. Navy Mobile Construction Battalion, the world famous SeaBees. During his time in Vietnam, Lynn served in some of the most heavily fought in areas of the war. He helped construct roads, installed water purification systems and created fire bases like Camp Eagle, home of the 101st Army Airborne division, well known as the “Screaming Eagles.”
 
His son called his father a role model.
 
“He walks the walk,” Lynn Jr. said. “My father is an honorable, strong and dedicated man. He’s always demonstrated it and demonstrated love.”
 
Tue
11
Aug

Groundwater meeting in Cuero Thursday

Groundwater Management Area 15 will hold a joint planning meeting Thursday, Aug. 13, at 9:30 a.m. at the DeWitt County Annex, 115 North Gonzales, in Cuero.
 
Hosted by Texas Water Development Management Area 15, the meeting is free and is open to the public.
 
Texas Water Code Chapter 36 requires groundwater conservation districts to conduct joint planning within groundwater management areas. The groundwater conservation districts must meet at least annually to review groundwater management plans, accomplishments of the management area, and proposals to adopt new or amend existing desired future conditions for the relevant aquifers within the management area. The TWDB will calculate modeled available groundwater values, based on the desired future conditions, which will be used for regional water planning, groundwater conservation district management plans, and for permitting groundwater withdrawals. 
 
Tue
11
Aug

Second half of training series on Thursday at CTHM

FORT WORTH – Texas Association of Museums (TAM) convened its second annual Capacity-Building Skills Training Series in Cuero at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum. TAM chose Cuero as the 2015 gathering point for the museum and cultural community in South Central Texas in part for the town’s relative accessibility and for the outstanding educational event facilities at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum.  Taught in two full-day sessions on April 24 and Aug. 13, the series covers topics that will help museum professionals develop and enhance the skills necessary to build capacity for their organizations.
 
Tue
11
Aug

Bealls supports Pet Adoptions of Cuero with "Dog Days of Summer"

A bevy of local models in some of the latest summer into fall fashions were part of a special event hosted by Bealls in honor of Pet Adoptions of Cuero. The theme of the event was “Dog Days of Summer” and the Beall’s management team decorated the runway with paw prints on the floor, big balloons with paw prints and even several helium blowup dogs. Donations were accepted by the Pet Adoptions of Cuero team and vice president Linda Anzaldua shared with the audience some major strides the non-profit has been able  to accomplish for the homeless, abandoned and unwanted furry friends here in Dewitt County. All the dogs, cats, kittens and puppies are now housed together in one location.  For more info, call the Pet Adoptions at 361-243-8550.
 
Contributed photo
Tue
11
Aug

Library welcomes Victoria Master Gardeners

Victoria County Master Gardeners through the Texas Agrilife Extension Service and Keep Cuero Beautiful presented a play on moths and butterflies on Wednesday, Aug. 5 at the Cuero Public Library. Master Gardeners included Kathy Chilek, Linda Hartman, Ann Hedrick, Jean Huber, Marcia Kauffman, Catherine Koenig, Pat Koenig, Eunice Lee, Mary McCurdy, Vivian Mozisek and Gloria Spell. Junior assistant were Bryten Buendel, Madeline Moczygemba, Morgan Ponton, Warner Hancock, Delaney Huber and Kaslyn Moczygemba. Picture from left is Mikaylah Martin, Ella Hart and Chilek.
 
The Cuero Record
Tue
11
Aug

Summer fun in Cuero ends as school begins

Cuero Staycation’s Movie on the Knoll continues in August as well as a free day Aug. 13 at the swimming pool from noon-4 p.m. Aug. 14 the 2014 version of Annie will be shown; movies begin at 9 p.m. Thanks to the Parks Crew for their work on this project throughout the summer and to David Danish, Parks Superintendent, for all the co-ordination required for a successful program. Come enjoy.
 
Library Summer Programs, 10 a.m. at the Public Library: Aug. 12 – Dinosaur George. Thanks to Librarian Lynn Mixon for a great summer program for our readers. Reading journals are due Aug. 31 to be eligible for reading rewards. Congrats, Readers.
 
Tue
11
Aug

Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum holds Cowboy Camp for area kids

Kids of all ages love cowboys, especially in South Texas. This past week, Aug. 3-7, Cowboy Camp was held for fifth time by the The Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum.
 
The five-day camp offers further insight into the history of the area for young cowboys and cowgirls. Activities ranged from cattle roping to cooking, leather branding and much more.
 
Cash Cooper, 8, son of Alexis and Justin Cooper talked about his first Cowboy Camp experience.
 
“I’m likin’ the branding,” Cooper said. “I’ve roped before, and I plan on coming back next year.”
 
Young cowgirls even enjoyed the week of learning about the history of cattle drives. Hannah Sweatman was one of the cowgirls who attended the camp.
 

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