Record reviews the first half of 2013


Following is a review of the top stories printed in the Record from the first half of the year 2013. Top stories from the second half of the year 2013 will be printed in next week’s edition of the Record.
Jan. 2–Cuero has been recertified as a Texas Main Street city. Challenges for Cuero are a little different three decades later but the goal remains the same: economic development and revitalization of downtown.
Jan. 9–Newly elected county officials started the new year by taking their oaths of office on Jan. 1 at the courthouse. Justice of the Peace Pct. 2 Bill Robinson performed the swearing-in ceremony for Sheriff Jode Zavesky, Constable Pct. 1 Gene Davis, County Commissioner Pct. 3 James Kaiser, County Commissioner Pct. 1 Curtis Afflerbach, and County Constable Pct. 1 Steve Wehlman. Newly elected and re-elected officials started their new terms on Jan. 1.
Jan. 16–The first traffic fatality of the new year was recorded Saturday afternoon about five miles south of Yorktown on FM 237. Three vehicles were involved in the accident that claimed the life of Pedro Gonzales, 61, of Yorktown. Four other people were injured as a result of the wrecks.
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