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Tue
18
Mar

DeWitt County official completes basics of county investments course

 

AUSTIN – Carol Ann Martin, DeWitt County treasurer, has completed the Basics of County Investments Course presented by the Texas Association of Counties.
 
The course meets the requirements of the Texas Public Funds Investment Act and includes presentations on products and services in the public funds markets and updates on the latest investment options, how to manage the various types of risk and how to compute investment yields. Course graduates are in a better position to ensure the safety of principal, portfolio liquidity and appropriate returns – three key areas of concern for county investments.
 
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Tue
18
Mar

Shroud of Turin presentation at First Baptist Church April 6

 

Everyone is invited to attend Dr. Glenn Robertson’s presentation on the Shroud of Turin. The presentation will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 6 at the First Baptist Church Sanctuary.
 
Since 1992, Robertson has studied books and research papers on the Shroud of Turin. He will share a summary of the history and research on the shroud, as well as his insights for understanding the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
 
Robertson will also reveal his digital painting, “It is Finished.” Robertson he made the painting for Holy Week observance and incorporated information from the shroud into the painting. 
 
“Do not expect something pretty with the painting. There is nothing pretty in the crucifixion. Yet, in this painting lies a message for the world,” Robertson said.
Tue
18
Mar

Area law enforcement investigates forged checks

 

Thu
13
Mar

Voter deputy registrar training offered March 19

 

The DeWitt County Elections/Voter Registration Office is offering deputy voter registrar training on Wednesday March 19. The training begins at 1:30 p.m. and will be held at the Elections Office at 115 N. Gonzales St. in Cuero.
 
Register for the class by calling 361-275-0859 or send an email to electionadmin@co.dewitt.tx.us. Call or email the office by 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18 to register. This will assist the office in being prepared for the number of trainees.
 
If no one contacts the office to register by the deadline, the class will be cancelled for the month.
Thu
13
Mar

Wellness Center invites community to nutrition series

 

The CCH Wellness Center invites the community to their Community Wellness Nutrition Series with Dr. Phylis Canion, N.D. on Thursday, March 20. The event begins at 6 p.m. at the Cuero Wellness Center. 
 
Canion’s program is titled “How to make what you like to eat healthy?” Dr. Brent Dreier, D.C. will offer acupuncture demonstrations. For more information, call Cuero Wellness Center at 361-275-9355.
 
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Thu
13
Mar

3 DCSO employees recognized

Each year the DeWitt County Sheriff’s Office employees selects the communication, patrol and detention employees of the year at its annual banquet.  The 2013 honorees are, from left, Detention Corporal Carol Cunningham, Patrol  Deputy Brandon Mays and Communications Captain Flo Rackley. Shown with them Sheriff Jode Zavesky. Contributed photo.

Thu
13
Mar

Hedgcoxe donation allows DeWitt County Historical Commission to restore oldest books

 

It was the heart and soul of Patricia Blackwell Hedgcoxe to see history preserved as was evidenced by the many organizations she was involved in including her membership in the DeWitt County Historical Commission and served as chairman in 2011-2012. Hedgcoxe, at the age of 75, died at home from cancer on May 4, 2012.
 
Peggy Ledbetter, retiree and volunteer of the historical commission said, “Just before her passing, her family donated money to have theses books restored. The restoration of these books was a project that she was really in to.”
 
“All but 17 books have been restored with each page in a protected sleeve. Because it takes time we wanted to showcase what we have.”
 
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Thu
13
Mar

Malik accepts position in Rosenberg

 

Friday is Randall Malik’s last day as Cuero Development Corporation’s executive director. On Monday he will become the director of the Rosenberg economic development corporation.
 
Malik has led the local CDC for almost four years, since July 2010.
 
It has been a good time to be the economic director here. With the discovery of Eagle Ford Shale to Cuero’s selection as a Texas Main Street City.
 
Working with a seven member board, Malik has seen the number of people employed in this county top 10,000. The unemployment rate is at a 65-month low of 4.1 percent.
 
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Thu
13
Mar

TrustTexas Bank named February BOM

The Cuero Chamber of Commerce named TrustTexas Bank as February’s Business of the Month. Shown are bank employees, Shay Iacoponelli, Bryan Haun, Michelle Klaus, bank president Jay Howard, Susan Frels, Cheryl Bramlette, and Kristie Tieken.  Shown presenting the award is chamber president Jaclyn Cox, chamber past president Natalie Carson, and chamber director Caley Thomas. Contributed photo.

Thu
13
Mar

Trustees consider location for new elementary school

 

Cuero School District trustees have taken the first step toward selecting a new location for Hunt Elementary. 
 
In a special meeting Wednesday, the board met with representatives of The Quarry, a residential development located behind Cuero Intermediate and Cuero Jr. High.
 
The district plans to build a new Hunt Elementary campus as part of the bond issue approved by voters last year. 
 
Quarry developer Charles Metcalf showed site plans and possible locations for the school. He also presented information about access and utilities.
 
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