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Mon
20
Jun

Green family shows appreciation

Dear Editor,

Tue
07
Jun

Project Graduation recognizes sponsors

Dear Editor,

The board of directors wishes to acknowledge the following additional sponsors to Project Graduation:

Anders Auto Supply

Ful-O-Pep

Donut Palace

Cuero Pecan House

Woodhouse Day Spa

We are thankful for all of the sponsors, for Paul and Leslie Campos on cooking the welcome dinner, and for the cooperation of the weather. The event was held in the park and the students were able to participate in all the scheduled activities as planned by our committees. This would not have been a success without our community effort of volunteers and donations.

Sincerely,

2016 Project Graduation 

Board Members

Tue
07
Jun

Lady Gobblers thank community

The 2016 Cuero Lady Gobbler Softball program would just like to take the time to express our appreciation to those of you who supported our team this season. Successful programs our built of many different characteristics. One of these characteristics is the overwhelming love and encouragement provided by the community. Our success is a direct reflection of your dedication to our team and athletic program as a whole.

 

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Tue
07
Jun

Summer fun in Cuero

It’s time for summer fun in Cuero, but the City’s work keeps going: City paving streets in throughout town. The bids for a contractor to do this work will be presented at the June Council meeting with work to start in August/September. This is part of the $1M dedicated to street repairs in the City in the 2016-2017 budget. Council feels it important to improve the streets in this community.

 

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Tue
07
Jun

Governor declares state of disaster in long list of counties

BY ED STERLING 
TEXAS PRESSASSOCIATION 
CAPITALHIGHLIGHTS 

AUSTIN—Gov. Greg Abbott on June 1 declared a state of disaster in 31 counties that have been hit repeatedly with severe weather and flooding in recent days. The counties named in the declaration include: Austin, Bandera, Bastrop, Brazoria, Brazos, Burleson, Coleman, Colorado, Erath, Fayette, Fort Bend, Grimes, Hidalgo, Hood, Jasper, Kleberg, Lee, Leon, Liberty, Lubbock, Montgomery, Palo Pinto, Parker, Polk, Robertson, San Jacinto, Tyler, Walker, Waller, Washington and Wharton.

 

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Tue
07
Jun

EMS volunteers lend a hand to train Boy Scout Troop 125 of Houston

Dear Editor,

Yorktown EMS actively trains those in the community to serve our family and friends; but, did you know it also reaches as far as Houston? Two instructors with the Yorktown EMS Training Facility, Richard Cole and Karen Robinson, are teaching a Wilderness First Aid Class for the Boy Scout Troop 125 of Houston. This is a 16 hour class that leaders within the troop need to take in order to escort young men on high adventure campouts.

 

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Wed
01
Jun

Weather Whys: Thunderstorm Safety

Weather Whys: Thunderstorm Safety Q: What’s the best thing to do if you’re caught in a severe storm? A: “Some thunderstorm safety tips could save your life,” says Brent McRoberts of Texas A&M University. “The National Weather Service estimates there are about 100,000 thunderstorms a year in the U.S., but only about 10 percent of those are classified as severe.

 

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Wed
01
Jun

Some stories are better said in person than in written form

BY GILBERT PARGMANN

GOD first... Heavenly Father, the paths we walk are filled with Choices. Some lead us to enrich our lives while others seem to be totally useless.When we take the wrong path, we spend lots of time in wasted effort trying to gain back the right path in whichYou have given us to follow. Lord,You give us mercy and love.You show us the way if only we listen with our hearts.

 

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Tue
24
May

Relay For Life 'a great success'

Dear Editor,

DeWitt County Relay For Life would like to thank the following for making 2016 Relay For Life a great success.

Thank you to our wonderful sponsors: County Line Entertainment, GVEC, Cuero Parks & Recreation Dept., Lifeway Baptist Church, TrustTexas Bank, Edgar & Gladys’ Cafe, Joyce Ann and Bernard Warwas Families, Sonic, McDonald’s, HEB, St. John’s Lutheran Church and Prosperity Bank.

Special thanks to Rick Varela and the Cuero High School band, Richard Wright, McAlister Sweet Shop, Rosie’s Mexican Restaurant, Naomi Tarin and Wagner’s Hardware.

To all of our volunteers that made 2016’s Relay a success!

A huge thank you to the entire community for supporting us throughout the year, during our four-way stops and all of our fundraisers. This year’s contributions were approximately $30,200. It would not be possible without your support.

Tue
24
May

Quinn Chapel thankful

Dear Editor,

Quinn Chapel Church would like to thank everyone for coming and making our Pastor Dennis C. King and wife Dorien King’s 3rd-year anniversary a wonderful blessing. Thank you.

Angie Bowles

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