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Sep

6 CDC applications offered

 

Starting Oct. 1, applications will be available for the six programs that are administered by the Cuero Development Corporation (CDC).
 
• Business Retention and Expansion Program – This program is designed to assist business owners to improve their facility. Information will be collected on how many jobs will be retained and how many jobs will be created. Maximum amount per applicant is $10,000. 
 
• Community Services Program – This application is in support of non-profit organizations within the City of Cuero. Applicant will be required to give credit to program by displaying a sign or plaque stating partial funding was provided by a grant from the CDC. The CDC will fund up to 50 percent of the total cost of the project up to a maximum amount of $10,000. 
 
Read more in this week's edition of The Record. Call 361-275-3464 to subscribe to The Record.
 
Tue
30
Sep

Robert Smith recognized by council

Robert Smith was recognized at the Sept. 23 city council meeting for his years of service as the City of Cuero fire marshal. Smith served the city from June 2000 to May 2014. Mayor Sara Post Meyer presented Smith with a plaque. 

Tue
30
Sep

Kolkhorst to speak at RWOY meeting

The Republican Women of Yoakum are pleased to announce State Representative Lois Kolkhorst will be the speaker at their next monthly meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 1. The meeting will be held from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Yoakum Community Center, 105 Huck St. in Yoakum. A complimentary lunch will be served. Donations are welcome. 
 
Representative Lois Kolkhorst will speak on Proposition 1, a proposed amendment that will be on the Nov. 4 ballot. 
 
Kolkhorst will also speak on legislation for the upcoming legislative session. She will take questions after her update. For more info, call president Jackie Prince, 321-295-9642.
 
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Tue
30
Sep

Republican candidates attend grand opening of headquarters

The DeWitt County Republican Party opened its headquarters at 508 E. Broadway on Sept. 25. Republican candidates and officials including District 30 State Representative Geanie W. Morrison, Texas Senate District 18 candidate Charles Gregory and County Commissioner Precinct 4 candidate Richard Randle delivered messages. The DeWitt County Republican headquarters is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visit www. dewittgop.net for more info. THE CUERO RECORD

Tue
30
Sep

National 4-H week declared in DeWitt Co.

 

Tue
30
Sep

Gobblers to host Giddings Friday

 

The Cuero Gobblers (4-1) will face the Giddings Buffaloes (4-1) on Oct. 3 at home in the Gobbler Stadium. These two teams are 1-1 against one another. Last year Cuero defeated the Buffaloes in a close match 24-20.
 
Giddings is coming in with a plethora of seniors (27) and juniors (13) but will utilize the majority of their sophomores for their running game and a mix of juniors and sophomores for their passing game. #10 QB Kyle Jones (6-0, 185, junior) started every game last year. He averages 118 yards per game in passes and has a 45% passing completion rate. 
 
Cuero’s QB Jared Vernor has proven his versatility. Vernor has 94 attempts passing with 55 completed, a 58.5 percent completion rate for 841 yards. He was intercepted 4 times, has 7 TDs and his longest pass was 70 yards. 
 
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Tue
30
Sep

Republican Larry Smith to run against incumbent for 34th Congressional District

 

DeWitt County Taxpayers League hosted a candidate forum in Cuero last week. 
 
On the November 4 ballot voters in the 34th Congressional District will choose between incumbent Democrat Filemon Vela and Republican Larry Smith. Both are residents of Brownsville.
 
Vela did not attend due to a previous engagement.
 
The following are the comments Smith made at the forum.
 
He was asked to introduce himself. He said he served in the U.S. Army and he completed his service career in Texas and stayed here. He is married and they have three children.
 
Read more in this week's edition of the News-View. Call 361-564-2242 to subscribe to the News-View.
Tue
30
Sep

Nordheim house fire

Nordheim Volunteer Fire Department, Yorktown Volunteer Fire Department, and DeWitt County Sheriff’s Office all responded to a fire at this doublewide manufactured home in the early morning hours on Sept. 25 in Nordheim. According to a representative at Nordheim City Hall, the fire occurred at approximately 2 a.m.  The home was unoccupied at the time of the fire. Photo by Mari Gohlke/YorktownNews-View

Tue
30
Sep

City, chamber plan National Night Out Tuesday, Oct. 7

 

Tue
30
Sep

Water well work begins, Western Days gets nod

 

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