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01
Jul

Childcare Providers Conference scheduled July 12 in Victoria

 

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension will sponsor the Childcare Providers Conference from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at the Victoria County 4-H Activity Center, 259 Bachelor Drive, Victoria.
 
An educational session on supervision will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This session includes lunch. A session titled, “Professionalism in Early Childhood Education,” will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
 
Contact Denise Goebel, CEA-FCS, DeWitt County, at 361-275-00816 or denise.goebel@ag.tamu.edu.
 
Tue
01
Jul

Benefit bake sale for Carol Lucas scheduled Saturday

 

There is a benefit bake sale for Carol Lucas on Saturday in front of Rosie’s Restaurant. The bake sale is to help defray medical expenses. Donations may also be made at Well’s Fargo Bank.
 
For more information contact Sharon Luddeke at 275-4458 or Jackie Stock at 484-6810.
 
Read more DeWitt County briefs in this week's edition of The Record. Call 361-275-3464 to subscribe to The Record.
Tue
01
Jul

Local alliance recognized at county meeting

 

The Commissioner’s Court of DeWitt County recognized the charter members of the DeWitt County Alliance on June 23.
 
The University of Texas at San Antonio’s Eagle Ford Shale Development Program was created in partnership with the U.S. Ecomonic Development Administration in order to address community needs. With the guidance from the organization, citizens of DeWitt County organized a committee with countywide representation. These citizens have completed a series of four-hour workshops designed to designed to develop the trust-building, visioning, and scenario-planning skills necessary to build and maintain an effective volunteer community planning team known as the DeWitt County Alliance.
 
Read more in this week's editions of The Record and the News-View. Call 361-275-3464 to subscribe.
 
 
Tue
01
Jul

Complete course

Ashley Alvarez and Ariel Cordaway recently completed the 100 hour nurse aide training course at Yorktown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Ashley and Ariel are scheduled to take their Certified Nurse Aide exam in July. Pictured with the students are, from left: Trista Winkenwerder, Administrator; Beatrice Rodriguez, LVN, SDC; and Mary Orosco, RN Director of Nursing Services. Contributed Photo.

Tue
01
Jul

Cuero ISD trustees motion to reduce iPad fees

 

Getting ready for the coming school year was the theme of last week’s Cuero ISD board of trustees special meeting. Some of those discussions dealt with iPad fees, transportation costs and transfer students.
 
The past school year was the first time Cuero students were issued iPads for their classroom work and after school assignments. Approximately 1,500 iPads were issued.
 
Those iPads were collected from the students at the end of the school year and are now being prepared for the start of school.
 
With that first year’s experience, district technology director Dale Norwood said fees for the iPads can be reduced for the coming school year.
 
Read more in this week's edition of the Record. Call 361-275-3464 to subscribe to the Record.
Tue
01
Jul

Sports photos earn The Record 1st place

 

The Cuero Record won a first place award in the Better Newspaper contest conducted by the Texas Press Association.
Awards were presented on June 21 at the summer conference held in Corpus Christi.
 
The Record received a first place in sports photography. The photos judged were published in 2013 and included Cuero High School’s Lady Gobblers at the state track meet and Gobbler football games. The photos were taken by Tim O’Malley and Glenn Rea.
 
A total of 159 newspapers submitted 1,566 entries across 10 divisions based on circulation size.
 
The Record competed in the medium to large weekly newspaper division.
 
At at the annual meeting, The Record publisher Glenn Rea was elected Texas Press Association first vice president.
Tue
01
Jul

Schroeder reunion held

 

Descendants of Adolph and Emma (Wunderlich) Schroeder held their annual Schroeder Reunion at the Fire Station in Yorktown on Sunday, June 15. The Reunion was hosted this year by descendants of the Adolph Carl Schroeder family.
 
Along with a lot of socializing and catching up, a delicious potluck meal was enjoyed. Door prizes were also awarded. The oldest person in attendance was Ruth Peters, age 91 years. Youngest was Brodie Bowman, who will be three years old on Aug. 31. Rolf and Marlene Lippke of Conroe, Texas, traveled the farthest to attend.
 
The Reunion will be hosted next year by descendants of the Leona (Schroeder) Peters family. 
 
Tue
01
Jul

TPA gives top honors to 4 Texas lawmakers

 

CORPUS CHRISTI — Four Texas legislators received the Texas Press Association’s top honor for public service June 20 at the newspaper association's summer conference.
 
Jim Moser, CEO of Moser Community Media and chair of the association’s legislative advisory committee, presented the awards to House Speaker Joe Straus, Sen. Rodney Ellis, Sen. Kevin Eltife and Rep. Todd Hunter.
 
“These four legislators have fought tirelessly for years to promote and protect open meetings, open records and government transparency in general,” Moser said. “They are both the conscience and the shepherds of the Legislature in matters of government accountability.”
 
 
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Tue
01
Jul

Rain gamble pays off for crop tour committee

 

Wed
25
Jun

Hang presents Bell Award to Turk

 

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