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Tue
17
Sep

Police raid closes DeWitt gaming businesses

 

Two gaming establishments were raided Saturday in DeWitt County resulting in slot machine seizures and arrests.
 
According to Sheriff Jode Zavesky, complaints had been received about amusement centers paying cash for prizes in Cuero and Yorktown.
 
Following investigations by the sheriff’s office, warrants were issued to raid the two establishments.
 
Starting about 6 p.m. Saturday, deputies arrived at the Lucky Pot Amusement Center at 406 West Main in Cuero and a business located at 342 East Main in Yorktown. The business in Yorktown did not have a name.
 
Read more in this week's editions of the Record and News-View.
 
Tue
17
Sep

Cheatham speaking at Oct. 7 Farm Bureau meeting

 

Tue
17
Sep

Blank speaking at fashion, floral event Sept. 28

 

Tue
17
Sep

3 arrested on assault charges

Three people were arrested in Cuero last week on assault charges in unrelated incidents.

Tue
17
Sep

Ruby wins first leg of Gobbler Gallop

Ruby Begonia and handlers Clint Clark, Terri Warwas, Mary Beth Finney and Clayton Lantz traveled to Worthington, Minn. to participate in the first leg of the Great Gobbler Gallop Sept. 14. Ruby won in 1 minute, 18.12 seconds with zero penalties. Paycheck finished the race in 5 minutes, 56.3 seconds with multiple penalties and was carried across the finish line. Photo contributed by Brittany Garza.

Tue
17
Sep

Snowflake for Carter

The December Events Committee purchased a five foot hanging snowflake in honor of Larry Carter, a founding member of the committee. Carter passed away of cancer Sept. 13. Shown front row from left, Kay Lewis and Margaret Dixon; back row from left, JoAnn Edge, Tony Allen, Buzz Edge, Vicki Coppedge, Jim Hedrick, Diana Rhodes, Emily Davis, Alton Meyer.

Thu
12
Sep

County reschedules budget, tax adoption rate

 

It will be about two weeks before DeWitt County Commissioners Court can adopt a tax rate and budget following action taken at Monday’s meeting.
 
The court had scheduled the approval of budget and tax rate at Monday’s meeting but a “glitch” resulted in a delay for both.
 
Judge Daryl Fowler opened the session explaining a glitch had been found in the tax rate calculation that slightly changes the effective tax and roll back rate for the coming fiscal year.
 
“We are required to be transparent and its very important that the public be aware that this court is transparent,” he said.
 
Read more in this week's editions of the Record and News-View.

 

Thu
12
Sep

City, CDC gauge airport needs

 

Future plans for the Cuero Municipal Airport are still in the air. The City of Cuero and Cuero Development Corporation hope to have a greater understand of the community’s needs for an airport following a study mainly funded by the TxDOT Aviation division.
 
“We’re going into this pretty open-minded,” said Randall Malik, CDC executive director. “It will be interesting to see what is recommended.”
 
The City of Cuero and CDC received a 90/10 grant to conduct the study. Ninety percent of funds will be paid for by TxDOT aviation and the city will match 10 percent. TxDOT contracted QED Aviation to carry out the study.
 
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.
Tue
10
Sep

New era for Yorktown

Yorktown school officials were on hand Wednesday for an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony for the new high school classroom building. Supt. Alan Umholtz is shown cutting the ribbon with district board members, past and present, in the back ground. Also attending was State Representative Geanie Morrison and former Supt. Debbie Kneese. The new building was part of a $5.8 million bond issue passed in 2012. (News-View Photo by Mari Gohlke)

Tue
10
Sep

Apply for mail ballots through Oct. 25

 

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