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Thu
21
Nov

Yorktown youngster improving

 

Yorktown High School 10th grader Skylar Wilson is improving at Corpus Christi Driscoll Hospital following heart surgery Monday afternoon.
In a report to Yorktown ISD trustees at their meeting recently, Supt. Alan Umholtz indicated Wilson had collapsed at a basketball practice on Thursday, Nov. 14. Wildcat coaches provided CPR until Wilson responded and Yorktown EMS arrived.
Wilson was transported to DeTar Hospital in Victoria and later flown to Driscoll Childrens Hospital in Corpus Christi.
Reports indicate the student underwent surgery to repair a heart valve on Monday. Additional surgery was required Wednesday. On Friday Supt. Umholtz said Wilson was doing well and is expected to be home in about a week.
Wed
20
Nov

Devon Energy acquires Eagle Ford assets from GeoSouthern for $6 billion

 

Tue
19
Nov

CTHM opens doors Saturday

 

Tue
19
Nov

Nov. 15 proclaimed America Recycles Day

Cuero mayor Sara Post Meyer signed a proclamation to recognize Nov. 15 as America Recycles Day Nov. 8 at City Hall. The proclamation reads as follows.

“[T]he City of Cuero along with Keep Cuero Beautiful recognizes the importance of protecting and preserving our natural resources and adopting conscientious habits that will improve our daily lives and bring about a cleaner, safer, and more sustainable environment."
 
Read more in next week's edition of the Record.
Tue
19
Nov

Cuero Main Street program plans Christmas event downtown

 

Tue
19
Nov

Community invited to Christmas Tree Lighting Monday

 

The Cuero Christmas Tree Committee invites the community to the 27th annual Christmas Tree Lighting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25 on the corner of Courthouse St. and N. Esplanade St. in Cuero, next to Wells Fargo. 
 
Holiday entertainment will be provided by the Cuero High School band and area choirs. Christmas caroling and a visit from St. Nick are also on the program.
 
The traditional display began in 1986 as the primary fundraiser for the Cuero Dewitt Community Development Corporation. To date, the organization has collected over $750,000 toward their goal of building an auditorium in Cuero.
 
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.
Tue
19
Nov

Christmas in the Park opens Friday

 

By the end of the week the 14th annual Christmas in the Park event will be up and running for the community to enjoy. The event, sponsored by December Events Committee, started in 2000 with only a wrapped and lighted gazebo. The committee has added 24 new scenes this year.
 
The park will display over 240 scenes and over 250 snowflakes and trees. New scenes will include Manger at Nativity on lake island; Our Lady of Guadalupe; Episcopal Church; Elf making Snowman and some fun, surprising scenes that are unique to the DeWitt County area.
 
The Park will open Friday, Nov. 22 and will run through Jan. 1, 2014. 
 
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.
Tue
19
Nov

Blue Santa registration this week

 

Tue
19
Nov

Sager displays "Old West" at DeWitt County Historical Museum

 

John Wayne, Hop-a-long Cassidy, Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Tex Ritter, and Ronald Regan are all names associated with western entertainment. These folks and others like them embodied the “western” spirit of America and communicated a great deal about our history to the general public. 
 
Suzanne Biddle Sager has put together a display of memorabilia, which illustrates the results of various media interpretations of the westward movement in North America. She is sharing her collection with the public in an exhibit at the De Witt County Historical Museum. 
 
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.
Tue
19
Nov

Free glucose screenings offered by Cuero Home Health Thursday

 

Cuero Home Health sponsored a free drive thru flu shot event Nov. 13. Shown is Elaine Post, R.N., administering a flu shot to Myra Parr. Twenty-one flu shots were given at the event. Cuero Home Health is offering free drive thru blood glucose screenings and educational materials on diabetes in support of American Diabetes Awareness Month. The drive thru blood glucose screenings will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21 in the empty parking lot on Esplanade St. across from Cuero Home Health.
 

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