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Sat
10
Oct

Paycheck edges Ruby at Great Gobbler Gallop

Cuero Turkeyfest's Ruby Begonia was hoping for a fourth consecutive win over Worthington's Paycheck at Saturday's Great Gobbler Gallop but Paycheck never looked back. Paycheck had a time of 2 min. 36 sec. to Ruby's 4 min. 12 sec. See all the Turkeyfest and race photos in the next Cuero Record.

Thu
08
Oct

William Sterling arrested, narcotics seized

CUERO – Cuero Police Department announced Thursday, Oct. 8, the arrest of fugitive William Edward Sterling, a 63 year old white male who was sought by U.S. Marshal’s Service on felony warrants from Calhoun County.
 
 U.S Marshal’s Service contacted Cuero Police on Tuesday, Oct. 6 requesting assistance in locating a fugitive from Calhoun County thought to be in Cuero.
 
 On Wednesday, Oct. 7, Cuero Police developed information the fugitive was at a local address. Through surveillance, the location was confirmed and fugitive was observed. Cuero Police Officers and Deputy U.S Marshals arrested fugitive William Sterling along with four other individuals at the location on a total of 21 drug related felony charges and four misdemeanor drug related charges. Names of those arrested are being withheld pending completion of the investigation.
 
Tue
06
Oct

Miss Yorktown royalty court introduced to council

The Yorktown City Council never looked so pretty with most of the Miss Yorktown royal court present to make introductions last Monday, Sept. 28.

Yorktown mayor Rene Hernandez welcomed the royal court and expressed his appreciation for their commitment to represent Yorktown in their future travels.

Chief of Police Paul Campos asked for a moment of silence to recognize Nikko, K-9 dog that served Yorktown under K-9 officer Luis Farias. Nikko served under Farias 10 years and recently passed away Sept. 26.
The Keep Yorktown Beautiful committee gave their report that they are nearly finished with their park project. Members of the council and the committee commented how well the park is being used by the community and how it compliments the city. Grants are still being pursued to enlarge the playing area.

Tue
06
Oct

Bank hosts historic papers Oct. 13-16

“From the Philadelphia Exchange Books.
Extract of a letter from a house in New Orleans to a merchant in this city, dated 13th inst.
A fleet of nine vessels leave here to morrow with a fine steamboat, mounting 7 guns, and about 700 men, for Texas–4 out of the 9 schrs are armed.–Gen. Folix Houston of Natchez sold his plantation at auction in this city for $50,000, the proceeds to be applied to equipping 500 mounted men, who left Natchez on the 5th inst for Texas.
There is no doubt of their sucess since they have Santa Anna; persons who have seen him say he is very talkative and makes many promises. He also says that Texas is too far from Mexico ever to be of use to her.”
(The above story comes from The United States Gazette, Philadelphia, June 1, 1836).

 

Tue
06
Oct

Garrett, Stacy Armondo help Pet Adoptions of Cuero

Garrett Armondo, son of Andy and Stacy Armondo, saw a utility need at the newly refurbished Pet Adoptions of Cuero shelter on US Highway 183S and came to the rescue. As part of his project in earning his Eagle Scout Rank, Garrett designed a fully functional food preparation and washing/cleaning station.
 
Garrett is a Junior at Cuero High School and has been in the Boy Scouts of America for almost three years. His family has always been very involved with animal care and pet shelter projects locally. Garrett wanted to do his part in creating something of value for the Pet Adoptions shelter. 
 
Tue
06
Oct

DeWitt County celebrates National 4-H Week

National 4-H Week is this week, Oct. 4-10. DeWitt County 4-H met with Judge Daryl Fowler for the signing of the National 4-H Week Proclamation.
 
Contributed photo
Tue
06
Oct

Fowler signs proclamation

DeWitt County Judge Daryl Fowler signed a German Day proclamation Friday, Oct. 2 with the Lavaca/DeWitt Chapter of the Texas German Society on hand. Pictured from left are Charles Soehnge, Joyce Manning, Bob Manning, Barbara Braun and Judy Soehnge. Seated is Judge Fowler. German-American Day is held Oct. 6 each year and was started in 1983 by President Ronald Reagan.
 
The Cuero Record
Tue
06
Oct

Police program Oct. 15

The DeWitt and Lavaca Chapter of the John Birch Society will sponsor a program titled “Support your Local Police and Keep them Independent.”
 
Former police officer James Fitzgerald will speak at the presentation on Thursday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Victoria College student center meeting room, 2200 E. Red River in Victoria.
 
Fitzgerald will explain the efforts to turn the local police into national police and how to keep police accountable to local communities in order to keep America the land of the free.
 
Cost is $10 at the door but free for current law enforcement. For more information, contact Mr. Obert Sagebiel at 361-275-5087 or Mrs. Norlene Ckodre at 361-572-0437 or tonycorte@ymail.com.
 
Tue
06
Oct

Choir performs at Victoria Fine Arts Center

The Cuero High School choir performed at the Victoria Fine Arts Center on Monday, Sept. 28 with other choirs from the area. The concert featured pieces from their region audition music. Choirs who attended included Cuero, Victoria East, Victoria West, Calhoun, Edna, Victoria College and the Victoria Civic Chorus. The CHS choir is pictured at the city park lake in their new concert attire.
 
Contributed photo
Tue
06
Oct

Rath named Main Street Executive Director

City Manager Raymie Zella has announced Morgan Rath as the Executive Director of the Cuero Main Street program. Ms. Rath has been serving as the program’s Interim Director since May 23. 
 
The Main Street program is a department of the City of Cuero and focuses on the revitalization of downtown Cuero through marketing, promotions, events and historic preservation. Today, there are 87 official Texas Main Street communities all across Texas that range in population from 2,000 to more than 200,000. Cumulatively, designated Texas Main Street communities have reported significant reinvestment into their historic downtowns: more than $3.1 billion of overall reinvestment has been reported, of which 65% has been from private investment. 
 
Additionally, Main Street cities have added more than 33,000 jobs and 8,500 new small businesses to the Texas economy.
 

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