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Thu
06
Mar

2014 Cuero Livestock Show market steer exhibitors

 

The Record regrets omitting the following market steer exhibitors from our  2014 Cuero Livestock Show special section included with our March 5 edition.
 
Ryan Bitterly, Cuero FFA; William Davis, Prairie St. 4-H; Strom Dromgoole, Lone Star 4-H; Dane Foerster, Arneckeville 4-H; Allison Hahn, Prairie St. 4-H; Lunden Hahn, Prairie St. 4-H; Dylan Hartman, Arneckeville 4-H; Chloe Jalufka, Prairie St. 4-H; Gabrielle Jalufka, Prairie St. 4-H; Utah Jalufka, Prairie St. 4-H; Emily June Kelley, Outsiders 4-H; John Thomas Kelley, Outsiders 4-H; Laurel Kelley, Outsiders 4-H; Caitlyn Marie, Cuero FFA; Kaitlyn Shelton, Wagon Wheel 4-H; Kelly Spann, Cuero FFA; Brooke Wendel, Arneckeville 4-H; Kerilyn Wendel, Arneckeville 4-H.
Thu
06
Mar

Fall, winter rains will bring good wildflower displays in parts of Texas

 

Wed
05
Mar

DeWitt County Horse Show kicks off 2014 Cuero Livestock Show

 

The 2014 DeWitt County Horse Show was held March 1 after the 2014 Cuero Livestock Show ribbon cutting at the Friar Ag Center. Participants were divided by age into junior and senior categories. Following are results of the horse show.
 
 Jaymee Rangnow was named champion of the Junior Showmanship contest. Sophia Davis placed 6th, Dakota Lassman placed 5th, Grehsen Allman placed 4th, Kelly Wendel placed 3rd, Jeri Ficklen placed 2nd.
 
Chavez was named champion of the Junior Western Trail contest. Allman placed 6th, Wendel placed 5th, Lassman placed 4th, Tara Buske placed 3rd, Emily Buske placed 2nd.
 
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Wed
05
Mar

Robinson secures Republican nomination for justice of the peace

There was only one contested local race in Tuesday’s primaries. Interest in voting was reflected in the low turnout as only 14% of the registered voters went to the polls.
 
DeWitt County Justice of the Peace Precinct 2 saw incumbent Bill Robinson receive 60% (552) of the votes while challenger Brian Carson received 40% (371). That contest was in the Republican primary.
 
According to DeWitt Election Administrator Patty Strieber, 1,680 votes were cast in this county out of 11,784 registered voters.
 
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Tue
04
Mar

Cuero tax rebate tops $300,000

 

A milestone was set in Cuero recently with little fanfare. For the first time in its history, the city received a monthly sales tax rebate check for over $300,000.
 
While these monthly rebate checks have continued to reflect the additional activity of the Eagle Ford Shale, this record amount was more likely due to the expansion of Cuero’s city limits.
 
Due to the city’s annexations last year, additional businesses are now collecting the 2% sales tax that is rebated to the city each month.
 
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Tue
04
Mar

Tree planting workshop offered March 20

 

The City of Cuero Tree Board, along with the DeWitt County Extension Service, is sponsoring a tree planting workshop. The workshop will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, March 20 at the Cuero Municipal Clubhouse (Rockhouse).
 
“Many people have planted trees for shade, windbreaks, privacy, or wildlife habitat and have had rather disappointing results,” said Anthony Netardus, DeWitt County Agriculture Extension Agent. “At the same time, others have planted trees with great success. This workshop will help you learn many useful ways to be successful with the trees you plant.”
 
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Tue
04
Mar

Main Street Program seeks to nominate local businesses for state award

 

The Cuero Main Street Program in partnership with The Texas Historical Commission will be nominating businesses that have been in operation for at least 50 years to receive the THC Texas Treasure Business Award. 
 
This program, created in 2005 by Senate Bill 920, authored by Senator Leticia Van de Putte of San Antonio and sponsored by Representative Charles “Doc” Anderson of Waco, pays tribute to the state’s well-established businesses and their exceptional historical contributions toward the state’s economic growth and prosperity.
 
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Tue
04
Mar

Watson, Cotman advance to regional spelling bee

 

After 18 rounds of spelling words, the two finalists who will advance to the Regional Spelling Bee are Brady Watson and Muriel Cotman with Kesli Pratka as the alternate.
 
The Dewitt County Spelling Bee was held on Feb. 13 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Fellowship Hall where 15 students representing schools throughout DeWitt County competed. 
 
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Tue
04
Mar

'Always something new to learn' in officiating

 

Tue
04
Mar

Chisolm's Trail cowboy culture to hit social studies textbook

 

In the three short months of its opening, the Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum has become one of the area’s best resources on cowboy culture. But soon the museum’s reach will extend to thousands of elementary students in Texas.
 
Pearson producer Dana Damiano from Chandler, Ariz. stopped by the museum with videographer and photographer Paul Ramirez, also of Chandler, Ariz. on Feb. 6. 
 
Damiano said she learned about the museum after a quick web search.
 
“I did a search on cowboys, cattling and ranching in Texas and came across the [museum’s] website,” Damiano said. “It was fantastic, well done and impressive. It gave a lot of information.”
 
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