News

Wed
02
Oct

City council adopts tax rate, budget

 

City of Cuero has adopted its tax rate and budget to start a new fiscal year. The council met in special session Sept. 17 for that purpose.
 
Council approved a tax of 32 cents per $100 of valuation. Last year’s tax rate was 30 cents.
 
Cuero’s budget for the new year will see total revenues of $32.7 million. A breakdown of that amount shows that $6.8 million will come from the general fund. The general fund receives revenue from property taxes, sales tax, licenses and permits, fines and fees and transfers from other funds.
 
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.
 
Tue
01
Oct

CNRC recognizes McLeod

Dr. Michael McLeod was recognized into the “Wall of Fame” for his years of service and the treatment of over 200 patients and residents in the Cuero Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Shown from left, CNRC administrator Devon Dekowski and  McLeod.

Tue
01
Oct

Gonzales recognized for 25 years

 

Cuero School District trustee Gerard Gonzales was recognized at the Sept. 16 board meeting for 25 years of service  as a board member. Supt. Jim Haley, left, presented Gonzales with the recognition plaque.
Tue
01
Oct

2 more arrested in connection to raid

 

Two more arrests have been made in connection a raid on an amusement center in Cuero two weeks ago.
 
Two women turned themselves in at the sheriff’s department after warrants were issued for their arrests.
 
Sheriff’s deputies raided the Lucky Pot Amusement Center at 406 West Main in Cuero on Sept. 14 confiscating 52 slot machines. Complaints had been filed the center was paying cash for prizes which is prohibited by state law.
 
Arrested last Friday was Blanca Dalia Guerra, 40, of Bloomington. She is charged with possession of gambling devices and equipment, keeping a gambling place, and gambling promotion.
 
Also arrested by Sylvia Galindo Garibay, 54, of Cuero. She is charged with keeping a gambling place and gambling promotion.
 
Sat
28
Sep

Cats win, choose homecoming queen

Yorktown's Wildcats topped the Pettus Eagles here Friday. Senior Nina Garcia, escorted by Jacob Garcia, was crowned homecoming queen.

See this week's Yorktown News-View for more.

Sat
28
Sep

Yorktown Homecoming Queen

Yorktown Wildcats win against Pettus and name Nina Garcia at Homecoming Queen

Thu
26
Sep

CCH ribbon cutting Oct. 4

 

The Cuero Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for the completion of the new Main Entrance of Cuero Community Hospital which will include the Hamilton-Wallis Chapel and the Wishing Well Gift Shop. The event will begin at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 4.  
 
Refreshments will be served and the public is invited to attend.  Cuero Community Hospital is at 2550 N. Esplanade.
 
Wed
25
Sep

CCH announces new administrator

 

Wed
25
Sep

Blanks present day of fashion, florals Saturday

 

Wed
25
Sep

Cuero ISD to leave DLSEC

 

After discussing the matter for over a year, Cuero School District trustees have agreed to withdraw from the DeWitt-Lavaca Special Education Cooperative. The district will create its own special eduction program effective with the 2014-15 school year.
 
DeWitt-Lavaca Special Education Cooperative has served area school districts since its formation in 1978. Cuero ISD has served as the fiscal agent and home of DLSEC since it was formed. 
 
However, the district began talking about leaving the cooperative several months ago. The primary reasons given included: CISD needs the space because of overcrowding, differences in pay scales for para-professionals and aides at DLSEC and CISD, and costs of serving as fiscal agent for DLSEC.
 
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.

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