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New members inducted into Cuero NHS

The Cuero chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 37 new members into its chapter Thursday, Oct. 15, at the high school cafeteria. The National Honor Society is the nation's most prestigious organization, established to recognize outstanding high school students. The NHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. Only juniors and seniors are eligible for membership in the Cuero High School chapter and must have a 92 grade point average or higher at the end of their sophomore/junior year. 
 
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Oct

Fire prevention week

The Westhoff Volunteer Fire Department went to the Westhoff School during Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 5-9, to teach the students all about fire prevention. Students learned about proper care of smoke detectors and use of fire extinguishers. Firefighters demonstrated fire equipment, and students were able to get a close look at the fire truck and all their equipment.
 
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Oct

Gobbler Band performs at UIL contest

The Cuero Gobbler Band performed at the 2015 UIL marching contest on Saturday, Oct. 10 at East Central High School in San Antonio. Right after marching and playing in the Turkeyfest parade, the Gobbler Band hit the road for San Antonio. The Band earned a rating of 2 at the contest. It is a non-advancing year for the Gobbler Band. Watch the Gobbler Band perform at halftime of football games during the 2015 football season.
 
Photo contributed by Raymond Rosas
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20
Oct

Pet Adoptions program at John C. French

Kindergarten teachers at John C. French Elementary School partnered with Pet Adoptions of Cuero for a pet program Friday, Oct. 16. Part of the goal at Pet Adoptions of Cuero is to reach out to the community with “pet education.” They taught the basic requirements for getting and adopting a new family pet. This session informed the students about being a good “pet parent” and the responsibilities to pet ownership. Several kindergartners are pictured following the program with some of the adoptable puppies. For more information on Pet Adoptions or to adopt a dog or cat, call 361-243-8550 or visit the shelter, 407 U.S. Highway 183 South.
 
The Cuero Record
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Oct

DeWitt County Taxpayers League annual meeting Thursday, Oct. 29

The DeWitt County Taxpayers League will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, Oct. 29 at the Clubhouse of the Cuero City Park. Members and the public are invited to attend at 6:30 p.m. with a catered barbecue meal from the Cuero Barbecue Station. Doors open at 6 p.m.
 
The program will feature three speakers: Diane Kleim, attorney and CPA on wills, estate planning, and tax advantages; Mrs. Catherine Ozment, CPA and specialist on taxes, oil and gas, land and the Eagleford Shale.
 
In addition, DeWitt County Judge Daryl Fowler will comment on “the state of the county.”
 
Tickets are on sale at Rudloph’s and from John Langhoff for $10. Your ticket includes your membership.
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20
Oct

River Tour flows through DeWitt County

Cuero’s region of the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (GBRA) unveiled their kiosk on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at a ribbon cutting, as part of their River Heritage Tour. The kiosk is located in front of the Cuero Chamber of Commerce at 124 E. Church Street.
 
The GBRA website, gbra.org, provides the following information on the River Heritage Tour.
 
The GBRA River Heritage Tour stretches over 150 miles of the Guadalupe River Basin from historic Indianola in Calhoun County to the city of New Braunfels nestled in the Texas Hill Country. From the Comal Springs to the waves of the Gulf Coast, each county has its own unique history and rich culture.
 
Tue
20
Oct

Coffee with the mayor

Anyone interested in talking with Mayor Sara Post-Meyer will have the opportunity on a monthly basis. Cuero museums invite the community to “Coffee with the Mayor.”
 
On the second Tuesday of each month, a local museum will host the mayor, and the public is invited to chat with the mayor and enjoy refreshments including coffee and sweets.
 
The first event is scheduled for Nov. 10 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at The Pharmacy and Medical Museum of Texas, 114 E. Main.
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Oct

Family remembers Harry Schumacher

Harry Schumacher passed away earlier this year. In celebration of his 70th birthday on Sept. 13, his family released balloons off his pier at Magnolia Beach. Harry’s children, step-children and grandchildren all took part in the celebration. Harry was from Cuero.
 
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Oct

Market on Main scheduled for Saturday

By Robert Proctor
The Cuero Record
 
Summer heat still abounds, but fall is here and with it comes Cuero Main Street’s first Market on Main event. The event will be held Saturday, Oct. 24 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 201 E. Main, across from city hall.
 
Features of the event include an artisan and antique market, biergarten (beer garden), live music from Matt Thigpen from 5 to 7 and food truck vendors. Cuero High School Trotters and cheerleaders will also be on-hand for face painting as a fundraiser.
 
Of the 13 vendors including three food vendors, many are from the community which is the focus of Cuero’s Market on Main which will be held the fourth Saturday of April, July and October.
 
“We’d like to get the community involved as much as possible in events,” Main Street executive director Morgan Rath said.
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20
Oct

Volunteer training announced for Hospice of South Texas

Hospice of South Texas announced that the next volunteer training is scheduled to be held on Nov. 4 and 5 at the St. Michael’s Catholic Church Annex, located at 309 E. Church St. in Cuero. 
 
More volunteers are needed to support the Hospice of South Texas mission of giving comfort to patients and their families in the final months of life. The class will meet on Wednesday and Thursday (Nov. 4 and 5) and will begin each day at 8:30 a.m. and will end by 4:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided. 
 
This two day course is offered by Hospice of South Texas free of charge with all materials provided. Upon completion of the training, volunteers will be ready to be a companion to patients and offer support to their family caregivers. Both men and women are encouraged to participate. Veterans are especially needed to be a companion to our veteran patients. 
 

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