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Tue
28
Jul

New exhibits at Cuero Heritage Museum

Exhibits are rotated approximately every three months at the Cuero Heritage Museum. A photographic display is currently open to be viewed at the museum.
 
The photographs offer a glimpse into the history Cuero. Moving through the exhibit offers a look into the inception of many early Cuero buildings and sites.
 
Some buildings are no longer here, while others are being restored and have been restored to their authentic look.
Pictures on display include Trot Theater, First National Bank, Salome Hospital, flooded streets from 1940, Brayton Field, John C. French School, Bank Saloon on Esplanade, The Doll House, Cuero Golf Course, Frobese Oldsmobile Dealership and much more. In all, there are over 80 pictures.
 
Anyone with pictures from Cuero’s past are asked to take them into the museum to be preserved.
 
Tue
28
Jul

Walmart grand reopening, ribbon cutting

Cuero Walmart celebrated a grand reopening and ribbon cutting on Monday, July 27. There are new features and items at Cuero's Walmart, including a frozend food section.

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Tue
28
Jul

Dr. Freeze entertains at Cuero Public Library

Les Blanchett, stage name Dr. Freeze, fascinated and educated kids at the Cuero Public Library on Wednesday, July 22. He performed experiments with liquid nitrogen, including shooting a stopper from a small canon and unfreezing a gold fish.
 
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Tue
28
Jul

Bibles 4 Peoples welcomes Pastor Martins from Nigeria to Cuero

Bibles 4 Peoples, a non-profit organization based in Cuero, welcomed Pastor Martins from Nigeria on Thursday, July 23. Colby Sturm, Bibles 4 Peoples founder, planned the event. Greg Bentz, music director at St. Michael’s Church led worship with Colby’s wife, Sarah. Pastor Martins provided the message and encouraged members of the Cuero community who were there supporting the ministry of Bibles 4 Peoples. Pictured from left, Rebecca Bentz, Greg Bentz, Pastor Martins, Colby Sturm and Sarah Sturm. Bibles 4 Peoples mission is to “provide Bibles for those without.”
 
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Tue
28
Jul

50 years of faithful service to CVFD

The Women’s Auxiliary recently presented Ann Drehr with a certificate and flowers to acknowledge her 50 years of faithful service to the fire department and its auxiliary. She has always been there to help with every project – making potato salad and filling plates for the department – making snacks for fire fighters at fires – helping make district meetings here successful and so much more. Her cakes, cookies and jigsaw puzzles were taken to the fire station regularly are legendary. Her service to the auxiliary is invaluable. Thank you and congratulations, Ann.

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Tue
28
Jul

Drug testing key topic for trustees

By Robert Proctor
The Cuero Record
 
Cuero ISD trustees held a special meeting on Wednesday, July 22 with the major points of emphasis being dress code, drug testing policy and teacher salary and incentive pay.
 
Jerseys were talked about as where they fit in as part of spirit shirts. It was made clear that they can only be worn on approved days. In regards to pants and shorts, belts must always be worn if they have loops on the pants or shorts.
 
This past school year, 2014-2015, “33 percent of high school students never had a referral for dress code, and 61 percent had less than three,” said Superintendent Jim Haley.
 
Haley finished up the dress code discussion by emphasizing a focus on discipline this year when the dress code is violated.
 
Tue
28
Jul

Buckin' Broncos

Cuero Rodeo Arena hosted a Lester Meier Rodeo on Friday, July 24 and Saturday, July 25 with competitors from all across the state taking part. Friday’s events included saddle bronc riding, calf roping, mutton busting, bareback bronc riding, team roping, a calf scramble, ladies barrel racing and bull riding. Pictured is Cody Brown of George West during the saddle bronc riding event.
 
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Tue
28
Jul

All bets are on Saturday

All bets are on this Saturday, August 1 as the Cuero Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its 7th Annual World Series of Cuero Fundraiser at The Venue on Church Street.
 
 Events include the ever-popular Wine Run, the long awaited Main Event Texas Hold’em, and the first ever post tournament Casino Night. 
 
 The 6th Annual Wine Run will feature shopping at over a dozen locations throughout Cuero. Check-in for the Wine Run will begin at 10:30 a.m. Upon check-in each participant will receive their wine bag, shopping game card to be stamped at each store visited, customized wine glass, discount coupons and treats provided by the participating merchants. 
 
Tue
28
Jul

Cuero Junior High student visits Washington D.C.

By Robert Proctor
The Cuero Record
 
Sophia Davis of Cuero was recommended by her teacher, Teonna Hodge, to attend the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington D.C. from July 12-17.
 
Middle school students from throughout the nation were selected through Envision for a leadership development experience. Davis was the only student from Cuero who attended.
 
It was a whole new experience for Davis. There were 250 fifth through eighth grade students from all over the country, including: Hawaii, Nebraska, New York, Florida, Colorado, California and Texas, among other places.
 
“We started out by going to the White House but could only take pictures at the gate,” Davis said.
 
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Fri
24
Jul

Dangling power outage

Downtown Main Street in Yorktown was shut down after an 18-wheeler snapped a utility pole at the northwest corner of Main Street and Riedel Street.

Approximately 11:15 a.m., a Haliburten employee, driving a tractor/trailer with a load of dry concrete, was on Riedel Street heading south toward Main Street. The driver made a right turn on Main Street heading west.

Yorktown chief of police Paul Campos said that the driver hit the utility pole as the trailer cut the corner and snapping it into three pieces.

Half of the utility pole hangs in mid-air supported only by the safety cables.

“The street is currently closed to through traffic,” Campos said. “AEP and TxDot will come in to repair the lights and utility pole.”
Driver’s heading east or west are asked to take Fifth Street to bypass Main Street.

The driver was given a citation for unsafe right turn.

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