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Wed
17
Apr

Shutterbugs announce contest winners

 

   Entries for the 2013 DeWitt County Shutterbugs Photography Contest were judged April 6. Four hundred thirty eight photographs were entered in this year’s contest.
   In the animals and fauna category, Don Jeane of Victoria placed first for “Violent Tailed Sylph” and Fain Zimmerman of Victoria placed second for “Lilac-breasted Roller.” Jeane also placed third in this category for “Displaying Great Egret.” Honorable mentions included Pam Stryker of Victoria for “Swallow Tails,” Gayla Goff of Telferner for “Christmas Tree Worm,” Charles Gossett of Victoria for “Red Bird,” and Kevin Esparza of San Antonio for “Tiger Eyes.”
   In the architecture category, Dan Meredith of Dallas placed first for “U Drop Inn,” Janie Veth of Cuero placed second for “Cathedral of St. John the Baptist” and Tom Savage of Saginaw placed third for “St. Nicholas Tower Chapel.”
 
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Wed
17
Apr

15 arrested for warrants

 

   Fifteen people were arrested Friday as a part of Cuero Police Department’s continuing warrant “round-up.”
   Capt. Steven Ellis reports efforts will continue to contact those that have outstanding warrants locally. 
   “If you don’t want to be visited by the police at home or work and you have an unpaid balance or a outstanding fine, you need to contact the municipal court clerk to make arrangements to pay the fine,” Ellis said.
   The court clerk’s office can be contacted at 361-275-8559.
Wed
17
Apr

Judge Fowler honored for education efforts

 

    DeWitt County Judge Daryl Fowler has been honored by the Texas Judicial Academy.
   Judge Fowler was inducted as a Fellow in the Texas Judicial Academy March 21, at a reception held in Lubbock during the 2013 Spring Judicial Education Session.  
   The Academy, a partnership between the Texas Tech University School of Law and the Texas Association of Counties, names as Fellows each year those judges who attain significant judicial education above that required by state law.  
   The educational program of the Texas Judicial Academy is overseen by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals and includes instruction by higher court judges, law school faculty as well as representatives of the Texas Probate College and the National Judicial College.  
 
Wed
17
Apr

Relay for Life planned Friday

 

   The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of DeWitt County will be held on Friday, April 19 at the Cuero City Park.
   This annual event is the primary funding source for DeWitt County’s fight against cancer and since 2004, DeWitt County has raised over $235,000 to fund important research and programs that directly impact the quality of life for cancer patients.
   In 2007, it was estimated nearly 11.8 million people are living with cancer in the United States. 
   The event will feature 12 hours of live music, a silent auction and prizes. 
Thu
11
Apr

Spring wildlife field day scheduled April 19

 

Wed
03
Apr

Texas First Lady unveils downtown rendering

 

   First Lady of Texas Anita Perry visited Cuero March 28 to welcome the city into the Texas Main Street Program. The Main Street Program is under the Texas Historical Commission.
   Perry said Main Street has great significance in every city.
   “There are so many cities these days, small towns around rural America that are losing their identities,” Perry said. “They don’t know where they came from or where their going. That’s what’s important about Main Street, it keeps you connected to your roots. It keeps you connected with your past and future.”
 
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Wed
27
Mar

First Lady visiting Thursday

 

   The Cuero Main Street program will be officially dedicated into the Texas Main Street Program under the Texas Historical Commission at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 28. The ceremony will take place at East Main Street and Gonzales Street, where First Lady of Texas Anita Perry along with representatives from the Texas Historical Commission will unveil a rendering of several buildings on East Main Street of what they could look like after going through the restoration process.
 
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Wed
27
Mar

County chooses bank, plans salary talks

 

   Choosing a bank, reviewing pending legislation and salary reviews were top items at Monday’s DeWitt County Commissioners Court meeting at the courthouse.
   Every two years the county must receive bids to determine which local bank will serve as the depository bank for the county. County Treasurer Carol Martin reviewed the two bids she received with the court. The bids came from TrustTexas Bank and First National Bank of Shiner (Cuero branch).
   For the past several years, TrustTexas Bank has served as the county’s depository bank.
 
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Wed
27
Mar

AA, Al-Anon meetings offered in town

 

   Thomas Sheuchenko has been sober for 40 years. He said he takes it one day at a time, but he credits his participation in Alcoholics Anonymous for his success. Now he wants to offer the resource that helped him to others in Cuero.
   “There are millions of people who have achieved another 24 hours of sobriety,” Sheuchenko said. “That’s how it works, one day at a time. Personally, I don’t look forward to next week. But I get up in the morning and start by thanking a higher power, who I call God.”
 
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Wed
27
Mar

CHS student raising money for African mission trip

 

   Isaiah Zayas moved from Houston to Cuero in January. He is a junior at the Cuero High School and has been making his transition gradually in his new surroundings. What has not changed for Zayas is his love and passion for the African people.
 
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