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Customers can expect high utility bill

 

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Feb

Students explore CTHM

 

John C. French students took a break from their classrooms and headed to Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum Feb. 24. Peggy Ledbetter, Candy Glidden and Dan Glidden welcomed the 40 students to the museum in full costume. 
 
“Mrs. Rose and I took our students to the museum as part of project based lesson called “Texas Our Texas.” We have been learning about what makes Texas so wonderful and so great like the history of the Chisholm Trail, cattle drives and the life of a cowboy,” said John C. French kindergarten teacher Cynthia Warzecha. “[The students] thought it was so fun [...] The museum staff was so wonderful and accomodating to our students.”
 
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Tue
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Feb

Lions Club inducts 3 women

Lions Club of Cuero made history at the Feb. 5 and Feb. 12 meetings inducting women in the club for the first time after chartering 75 years ago. New members are shown from left, Kay Lewis, Charline Whatley and Marlene Dreier-Ragnow. Shown in the back row is Lions Club president Jay Lewis. Photo by Tim O’Malley/CueroRecord.

Tue
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Feb

Ballot by mail applications accepted March 11

 

Tuesday, March 11 is the first day that the DeWitt County Elections Office can begin accepting applications for ballot by mail for the upcoming May 10 city/school general election.
 
Only the following persons may vote early by mail: aged 65 years or older; disability; expected absence from the county; confinement in jail; address confidentiality program participants.
 
Thursday, May 1 is the last day that DeWitt County Elections Office can receive applications for ballot by mail for the upcoming May 10 city/school general election. The office’s mailing address is P.O. Box 169, Cuero, TX 77954.
 
Contact Patty Strieber, DeWitt County elections administrator, at 361-275-0859 for additional application for ballot by mail information.
Tue
25
Feb

Boys & Girls Club seeks community's support

 

The Boys & Girls Club of Dewitt County is hosting a National Boys & Girls Club Festival on Saturday, March 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. under the pavilion in the Cuero park. 
 
Board member Adam Arroyo said, “We are asking organizations and businesses in Dewitt County to offer their time and talent by sponsoring a family friendly festival booth.”
 
Board member Christi Fuchs said, “Exciting developments are at work for our Cuero and Dewitt County youth. Plans are underway for the opening of a local Boys and Girls Club.” 
 
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Tue
25
Feb

13 pound cabbage harvested

Ronnie Slovacek harvested this Flat Dutch Cabbage this morning. The cabbage, weighing over 13 pounds, was planted this first week of October in his home garden outside of Cuero. Slovacek said he used 13-13-13 feritilizer and a handful of Miracle Gro before planting his cabbages. Other cabbages from his garden weigh around 8 to 10 pounds, but this is the largest. Contributed photo.

Tue
25
Feb

Boy Scouts seek vendors for May 3 car show

 

Boy Scout Troop 245 is seeking vendors for craft, food and informational/promotional type booths at the annual Cuero Scouts Car Show scheduled for May 3 at the city park pavilion. Nonprofit (ie., churches, youth groups) booth spaces will be free all others will be charged $25. Booth spaces will be under the pavilion on a first come basis. If interested, contact Warren at 361-649-8871.
 
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Tue
25
Feb

Over 100 attend rural crime watch session

The DeWitt County Sheriff’s office held a crime prevention meeting where over 100 people attended at the Arneckeville Community Center on Feb. 20. Over 80 percent of those attended were senior citizens.

Sergeant Carl Bowen said, “I believe that we were well received by the community and had a lot of good input from them. It is always good to be with people who share a deep concern for their community.”
 
Sheriff Jode Zavesky and Bowen wanted to raise awareness of the recent burglaries and suspicious activity in the rural community.
 
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Tue
25
Feb

Trustees extend admin. contracts

 

After the Yorktown Independent School District trustees had a closed session to discuss administrative contracts for Shannon Franke, Sylvia Hernandez,  Ty Robinson, and David Lynn, the board extended each of them through 2016. The action was taken at the trustee meeting last week at YJHS.
 
Contracts for Franke and Hernandez, already into their two year contracts, were extended another year.
 
Lynn and Robinson, now in their probationary terms, were given a two year contract.
 
Board president Mark Weischwell said, “We are happy with the results.”
 
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Tue
25
Feb

DeWitt County earns high marks

DeWitt County has again been recognized for its financial reporting, fees are going up on vaccines, and the elections administrator submits her resignation. Those were some of the items covered in Monday’s commissioners court meeting at the courthouse.

 
Dennis Cihal of the accounting firm Harrison, Waldrop and Uherek met with the court to present his findings following an audit of the county’s finances.
 
He gave the county a “clean” report indicating there were no substantial issues with the audit or finances. The audit was for the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, 2013.
 
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