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Tue
17
May

Meriwether-Peyton engagement

Dr. Paul & Becky Meriwether are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kemberly Koren Meriwether, to Stephen Robert Peyton, son of Rob & Laura Peyton of Wimberley. Kemberly is the granddaughter of Betty Meriwether and the late Tom Meriwether of Mt. Pleasant and the late Allen & Joyce Weise of Yorktown. The bride-elect, a 2011 grad of Mt. Pleasant High School, graduated from TCU in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Education degree. She is a teacher at Richardson ISD. Stephen graduated in 2013 with a Masters in Accounting from The University of Arkansas, after graduating from Wimberley High School in 2008. He is a CPA employed by BKD in Dallas. He is the grandson of Hugh D. Rowles and the late Beth Ann Rowles of Tyler and J. Annette Peyton and the late Charles David Peyton of Lakeland, Florida. The couple will exchange vows June 18, at First Presbyterian Church in Mt. Pleasant.
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Tue
17
May

Cotman wins contest

Muriel Margaret Cotman, a homeschooled 9th grade student from Cuero, was recently notified that her essay entitled “Franz Liszt, Rock Star of the Romantic Era” won first place in the 9th/10th grade division of the 2016 Texas Music Teachers Association (TMTA) state-wide Publication Contest. Muriel will receive a prize of $70 from TMTA, and her essay will be printed in a book published by TMTA. Muriel was previously awarded First Place in her division for an essay she submitted to TMTA in 2014, and an Outstanding Award in her division in 2015.  Muriel is the daughter of Rev. Bill & Tessa Cotman, and a piano/organ student of Mrs. Beverly Cheshire.

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Tue
17
May

Parma earns 2 degrees

Taylor Parma of Cuero graduated from Texas Lutheran University on May 7. She graduated with a Bachelor in Business Administration, and a Masters of Accountancy. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with an overall GPA of 3.93. She will start my career with Ernst and Young in San Antonio in September. Her parents are Keith and Robin Parma, and brother Tyler Parma.

Tue
26
Apr

Stiles–Gorman engagement

JoBeth and Jimmy Caskey are excited to announce the engagement of their daughter, JoLeah Stiles, to Brian Gorman, son of Nancy and Michael Gorman. JoLeah currently lives in Washington, DC, and works as a social worker and group facilitator at a mental health agency. She graduated in 2008 with a Bachelor of Communication from Texas A&M. Brian, from Odenton, Maryland, is a community developer and piano teacher. He graduated in 2008 with a dual major in English and Music from the University of Maryland and from Catholic University in 2015 with a Master’s degree in Piano Pedagogy. JoLeah and Brian are getting married on June 25, in Nashville, Tennessee, and will reside in Washington, DC.

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Tue
19
Apr

Green-Foegelle Engagement

John and Lori Green of Nordheim, are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Tessa Myriah Green to Samuel Kyle Foegelle of Yorktown, son of Gregory and Teresa Foegelle, also of Yorktown. The couple will marry at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Yorktown. Tessa is a 2014 graduate of Nordheim High School and is currently attending the University of Houston-Victoria pursuing a bachelor’s degree in animal science. Samuel is a 2012 graduate of Yorktown High School and is in the United States Navy currently stationed at Fort Meade, Maryland. The couple will reside in College Park, Maryland.

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Tue
12
Apr

Mr. and Mrs. Hanna

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Louderman of Victoria are pleased to announce the wedding of their daughter, Heather Louderman Nichols of Cuero to Travis Hanna of Port Lavaca. Travis is the son of Mr. Jimmy Hanna and the late Mrs. Elizabeth Hanna of Weatherford. Heather is a graduate of Stroman High School in Victoria and the Vocational Nursing Program at The Victoria College. She is employed by Citizen’s Medical Center at Mission Valley Clinic. Travis is a graduate of Plano East High School in Plano and Texas A&M University at Galveston, earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marine Fisheries. He is employed by Braskem. The couple wed Saturday, April 2 at Cuero City Park. Their honeymoon is at Big Bend National Park. The bride’s daughter, Sarah Nichols, served as Maid of Honor. The double ring ceremony was officiated by Dr. Glenn Robertson of First Baptist Church of Cuero.

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Tue
05
Apr

Barth wins annual contest

Colin Barth, son of Dr. Gordon and Stacy Barth of Yorktown, recently was named winner of the singer-songwriter annual competition contest at Texas Tech University in Lubbock. The contest is sponsored by the Tech Activities Board. Colin, as the winner, will be the opening act for the annual Raider City Limits’ spring concert on the campus of Texas Tech University on April 8. Colin said that he loved the opportunity to be able to perform some of his own work and is excited to be able to perform at the Raider City Limits in April. Colin is currently a junior at Texas Tech University majoring in Biology.
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Tue
29
Mar

Fortanas named to Texas State Dean's List

Texas State University announced that Jayme Raeann Fortanas (Calderon) of New Braunfels earned Dean’s List recognition for excellent academic performance for spring and fall 2015. Texas State students must complete 12 semester hours and earn a minimum GPA of 3.5 to be recognized for the Dean’s List. Jayme will be inducted into Kappa Delta Pi (an international honor society in education) on April 17. Jayme is the daughter of Mary Ann and Santos Calderon of Cuero.

Tue
29
Mar

Gamez to attend Automation Congress

Nicholas Gamez, a 2010 graduate from Cuero High School and 2014 graduate from Texas A&M University-College Station, who is currently in his second year of graduate school at the University of Texas-San Antonio studying for his Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, was one of 12 students chosen from the engineering department at UTSA to travel on an all-expense paid trip to attend The World Automation Congress 2016 to be held in Puerto Rico July 31 to Aug. 4. This congress has invited professors from all over the world to be honored and to serve as keynote speakers. They will come from Germany, Japan, Greece, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, Mexico and the United States of America. Topics they will speak on are robotics, systems engineering and manufacturing, intelligent automation and control, soft computing and artificial intelligence and bio-medicine, image processing and mulitmedia.

Tue
22
Mar

Addison-Sparks

Mrs. Lisa Addison of Cuero is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Ellen Meredith Addison, to Chet Ballard Sparks, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ty Sparks of Beeville. Ellen graduated from Texas A&M University with a bachelor of science in civil engineering. She is employed as an environmental engineer at AECOM in Houston. Chet will graduate in May 2016 from Texas A&M University with a bachelor of science in chemical engineering and join Solvay S.A. as a process engineer. After a June wedding, the couple will make their residence in South Carolina.

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