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‘Walking into the past’ with new doors

By Robert Proctor

New doors may not sound exciting, but when they came from the late 19th Century, it becomes much more interesting. The Pharmacy & Medical Museum of Texas completed their facade with wooden doors from 1889 at the front and back entrances of the museum on Main Street. These new doors allowed them to remove the aluminum doors from the 1950s. Completion of the door installation took place July 1. Museum chair Wayne Adickes said, “We’re bringing back the atmosphere and walking into the past.” 

 

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Tue
05
Jul

Up close look at AirEvac

DeWitt County Emergency Planning Committee, firefighters from area fire departments, EMS medical crews, flight crews and representatives of area air ambulances held a joint event on Sunday,June 26 at Meyersville School.

 

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Tue
05
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Declaration of Independence read in honor 4th of July

In honor of the 4th of July, the Declaration of Independence and Emancipation Proclamation were read Monday morning at the DeWitt County Courthouse as part of a state-wide reading. Joe. L. Sheppard (left) was the master of ceremonies and read the second half of the Declaration; Larry Nuckles (right) read the first half. Rev. A.L. Taylor (middle) read the Emancipation. This is a project of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. The Association plans to sponsor readings in all 254 Texas Counties in 2016.

 

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Tue
05
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Animal breathing apparatus donated to CFD by Cuero Boy Scouts

Cuero Boy Scouts donated an animal breathing apparatus to the Cuero Fire Department at the June 28 city council meeting. Pictured from left are Boy Scout Jakob Denton, Fire Chief Buddy Harwell and Mayor Sara Post Meyer.

 

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Tue
05
Jul

County taking aim at next state legislative session in January

While DeWitt County had success with the State Legislature in 2013, it is now taking aim at the next session which begins in January. At last week’s commissioners court meeting, former state representative and county legislative advisor Steve Holzheauser of Victoria gave a presentation of what is ahead for energy producing counties.

 

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Tue
05
Jul

Job training program available

Workforce opportunities have been vital of late with the closing of Mt. Vernon Mills and the downturn in the oilfield. The Cuero Development Corporation has shown support with the Cuero Cares event and hosting Reba Bacon as the guest speaker at the July 1 Community Leader’s Meeting at TrustTexas Bank.

 

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Tue
05
Jul

Bode named boys track coach

Following four state track championships, Victor Mathis’ time at the helm of the Cuero boys track program has come to a close. Cuero recently hired Kent Bode who has nearly three decades of history in high school track. Bode will look to continue the tradition which Mathis brought to new heights. A native of Clovis, New Mexico, Bode attended New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico before starting his coaching career in Alice and also ran in high school.

 

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Tue
05
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State Linemen Challenge

Cuero High School athletes attended the state linemen challenge on Saturday, June 25 in Abilene. The Gobbler team finished third in division three.

 

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Tue
05
Jul

Krueger provides golf lessons

Keith Krueger, Class A P.G.A. America, held free jr. golf lessons June 22-23 at Cuero Municipal Golf Course from 8:30 to 10:30 each morning for ages 7 and up. Pictured is Krueger, back row second from left, with the jr. golfers.

 

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Tue
05
Jul

Patton chooses Texas State

Caeveon Patton will soon be trading his Gobbler green and white uniform for the black and gold of Texas State University. Patton, who recently completed his junior season at Cuero High School, verbally committed to join the Bobcat football program during a visit to the school in mid-June.

 

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