The goal of the DeWitt County Historical Commission in presenting “Lives Remembered” last Saturday [Sept. 24] was to educate the audience about life in past years, and we certainly did that! The show had just begun, and the first story teller had taken the stage when a thunderstorm rolled in. The electricity went off! No lights, no microphones, no slide show, no musical accompaniment, and no air conditioning. It wasn’t so long ago that some of us sat in that very auditorium with no air conditioning when it was the auditorium of the Cuero Jr. High School, before that the Cuero High School. We didn’t start school back then until after Labor Day to avoid the August days when it was the hottest.
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