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Tue
17
Feb

CDC presents $10,000 grant to Barbecue Station

 

Mildred A. Weldon, left, owner of the Barbecue Station, receives a check for $10,000 from Patrick J. Kennedy, right, of the Cuero Development Corporation, for the completion of her Business Retention and Expansion Program. This matching grant program partially paid for the building renovations to the south side of the building to include repainting, windows installation and installing lights.
 
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Tue
17
Feb

Goliad man dies in wreck

Police say “failure to control speed” and/or “driver inattentiveness” may have contributed to the wreck Feb. 9th on U.S. Highway 87 South.

Blanton Gregg Parack, 57, of Goliad, was driving a 2009 GMC welding pick-up truck when he rear-ended a tractor-trailer. The welding truck burst into flames upon impact. The collision occurred at 3:32 p.m.

Investigating officer, Trooper Nick Diamond, of the Department of Public Safety said, “There were no skid marks showing braking before the accident, and witnesses reported observing the truck traveling at a speed exceeding the posted limit”

Bill Robinson, DeWitt County justice of the peace Precinct 2, pronounced the driver dead at 3:45 p.m.
 

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Tue
17
Feb

Trevino recognized for 20 years of service

Tracy Trevino was honored with a ‘best wishes’ party recently by the district attorney’s office at DeWitt County Courthouse. She has been a secretary and assistant in that office for 20 years (starting as a student at CHS). She plans to become a teacher and will be working at St. Michael’s School. Shown at the party are, from left, front row, Rob Lassman, Tracy Trevino, Chyann Sammons, Ray Hardy; back row, Reid Manning, Michael Sheppard, and Terry Breen.

The Cuero Record

Tue
17
Feb

Driver reaches 2 million milestone

 

Con-way Truckload, a trucking company based in Joplin, Mo., announced the impressive safety milestone of one of its drivers. Edward Davis of Yoakum reached two million accident-free miles on the road — a distance equal to more than 80 times around the Earth’s circumference. Davis has been driving for Con-way Truckload for almost 20 years. Davis, right, receives his 2 Million Mile ring from Con-way Truckload Safety Director Chris Shihanek.
 
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Tue
17
Feb

Construction begins at St. John Lutheran Church

 

Pastor William Hill of Westhoff St. John Lutheran Church, along with the building committee, officially break ground for the new parish hall for the church. Also shown are building contractors. The groundbreaking took place on Jan. 18 after the regular Sunday service with a potluck dinner for all members and visitors to continue the celebration of the event. The parish hall is due to be completed around July 2015.
 
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Tue
17
Feb

AARP Smart Driver Course begins next month

 

Tue
17
Feb

SHSU recognizes 2 Cuero students

 

Huntsville, Texas — The president’s honor roll at Sam Houston State University recognizes full-time undergraduate students who achieve a perfect 4.0 gpa during a regular semester.
 
Elizabeth Henneke, of Cuero, a psychology major, has been named to the SHSU president’s honor roll for the fall 2014 semester.
 
The dean’s list at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas recognizes full-time undergraduate students who achieve at least a 3.5 gpa out of a possible 4.0 during a regular semester. 
 
Sincerea Deleon, of Cuero, has been named to the SHSU dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester.
 
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Tue
17
Feb

Pet event scheduled Saturday at Eling

 

Tue
17
Feb

Cuero council favors annexation of 3 areas

 

Tue
17
Feb

No contested races develop in local election yet, filing ends Feb. 27

 

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