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Tue
18
Mar

DeWitt County Relay for Life event Friday

 

Relay for Life of DeWitt County will be held Friday, March 21 at the city park. The event begins at 6 p.m. Candy Bowles will emcee the event. This year’s honorees include Johana Kurtz, Paula Layne Hamilton and Regina Campbell. The event will be held in memory of Leroy Lopez. This year’s event theme is “Finish the Fight.”
 
Fourteen teams and 186 individuals will participate. Entertainment will be provided by County Line and the Nordheim Faculty and Family Band.
 
“This is a special event for us because we will be celebrating the American Cancer Society’s 100th anniversary,” said Nancy Hillis, committee manager of development. “The organization turned 100 last May, but our event was held in March. It will turn 101 in May.”
 
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Tue
18
Mar

Council gains community input for airport decision

 

Tue
18
Mar

Christmas in the Park orders accepted

 

Christmas in the Park is taking orders for new scenes through March, and can be purchased at a discount.  Cash, memorials, and honorariums are also accepted, with signage to be placed on a new scene selected by the December Events Committee.
 
“All donations are used to help us grow and add to the over 240 scenes,” said Mary Polansky, member of the December Events Committeee. “Last year’s Christmas in the Park was a huge success with an estimated 90,000 to 100,000 persons in approximately 23,000 vehicles making the tour. These people also visited our stores, restaurants, and toured historic places in the city.”
 
For more information, call Jo Ann Edge, 361-275-4566 or email buzzedge@stx.rr.com.
 
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Tue
18
Mar

DeWitt County Extension Service launches fitness program Thursday

DeWitt County Extension Service will launch a fitness program known as “Walk Across Texas” on Thursday, March 20, at 5:15 p.m. at the county annex building.

For additional information, contact Denise Goebel at 361-275-0816 or dgoebel@ag.tamu.edu.
 
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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.

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