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Tue
07
Feb

‘WALL THAT HEALS’ in Cuero this week

The Wall That Heals, a 250-foot replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, along with a mobile Education Center, is coming to Cuero on Feb. 9-12 at the Cuero Municipal Park Knoll, located on Leonard Roy Harmon Drive & U.S. Highway 87 with the memorial facing U.S. Highway 87 and will be open 24 hours a day and free to the public.

The Wall That Heals honors the more than three million Americans who served in the U.S. Armed Forces during the Vietnam War and its walls bear the names of the more than 58,000 men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam.

 

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Tue
07
Feb

Making Cuero entrepreneur friendly

University of Houston-Victoria Associate Professor of Economic Development and Entrepreneurship Dr. David Summers returned to Cuero to speak at the monthly Community Leaders’ Meeting Feb. 3.

Summers has an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from Texas Tech University, a MBA from West Texas A&M University, and a Ph.D. in organization theory and strategy from the University of North Texas.

 

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Tue
07
Feb

Graffiti discovered at Alexander Park

Cuero Police and Cuero Parks Department report damaging graffiti was discovered over a two day period at Alexander Park late last week.

According to police reports, the graffiti was found on restroom walls, along the fence and street signs and on neighborhood storage sheds. They were spray painted with gold, blue and orange paint.

City staff estimated the damage to be around $700 and the park clean-up work is already underway.

 

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Tue
07
Feb

Main Street District projects

Cuero Main Street held a public information meeting with the Main Street District’s building and business owners Jan. 31. Their objective was to educate the District on ways they can actively preserve the historic character of the Cuero Main Street District, as well as to maximize the financial benefit to the building owners and the city as a whole as a destination location for tourism, entertainment, shopping and services.

Discussion topics included Cuero Back Door Beautification and the cost of vacant buildings in the downtown district from the Texas Historical Commission; proposed downtown projects and vacant building registry from Cuero Main Street and Facade Grant, Business Retention and Expansion and Entrepreneur and Enterprise Programs from Cuero Development Corporation.

 

Fri
03
Feb

School bus crash

DPS Trooper Danny Carlin responded to a school bus crash at U.S. Highway 87 North and Old Victoria Road.

A truck was traveling northbound on U.S. Highway 87 with a trailer in tow. A Cuero ISD school bus, also traveling on U.S. Highway 87, was in the right lane attempting to make a right turn onto Old Victoria Road. 

The truck left the roadway in an attempt to avoid the bus. When leaving the roadway, the truck, hit the bus. The truck continued across Old Victoria Road and came to a final rest completely off the roadway on the east side of U.S. Highway 87 facing north. The bus also came to a final resting spot completely off the roadway on the east side of U.S. Highway 87.

There were five kids on the bus. No injuries were reported. The truck driver was cited for failure to control his speed.

Fri
03
Feb

House fire on E. Clayton

Cuero Fire Department was dispatched at about 4:30 a.m. to a house fire in the 500 block of E. Clayton. Upon arrival the back portion of the house was on fire. Firefighters quickly worked on the fire and the damage was limited to the back portion of the house. Residents were home at the time of the fire but were able to evacuate unharmed.

Cuero Fire Department was assisted by Cuero Volunteer Fire Department. Cuero EMS responded as backup for safety. Cuero Electric and Water department personnel along with Texas Gas Service arrived on scene to handle the utilities for the firefighters’ safety.

Tue
31
Jan

Nordheim Stock Show, Sale draws total sales of $81K

Chilly weather gave way to a little warmer sunshine at the 2017 Nordheim Stock Show and Sale, held Saturday, January 28, at the Nordheim Show Barn.

Generous buyers and stock show supporters huddled around the arena for this year’s show and sale, which drew a total sales of $81,284. and was dedicated to longtime Nordheim FFA supporter -- “the original farmer’s daughter” -- Loraine Wunderlich. Wunderlich was introduced by another longtime FFA Supporter, Joyce Ann Warwas, who read the introduction in the spirit of Paul Harvey, “So God Made A Farmer,” stating Wunderlich has “30+ years of helping to get the job done.”

Tue
31
Jan

City wide cleanup dates set for March

After going into executive session for almost four hours at the regular meeting on Monday, January 23, Yorktown City Council reconvened into open session and announced they were considering an appointment for Yorktown Chief of Police, subject to the completion of a background search.

Councilmen Blaine Denbo, Bill Baker, Travis Peyton, Manuel Serrano and Ruben “BB” Garcia voted in favor of appointment pending the background check.

At the beginning of the meeting, which began at 5 p.m., Council declared March 20 and March 21 as City Wide Clean Up with Texas Disposal Systems on a motion made by Councilman Denbo, which was seconded by Councilman Baker and carried 5-0.

 

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Tue
31
Jan

NEWS-VIEW, CUERO RECORD PUBLISHER REA HONORED WITH RECEPTION

It was a meeting of like minds when former DeWitt County View Publisher John E. Janacek met up with Yorktown News-View and Cuero Record Publisher Glenn Rea at a recent reception where Rea was being honored for his many years of service at The Cuero Record. He will be stepping down from his duties with General Manager Sonya Timpone taking the helm.

Charles and Jim Moser, who are the father and son team from Moser Communications Media, were also present for the event, which was held in Millie’s on Main in Cuero in January.

The DeWitt County View became a part of the Moser newspaper chain in 1997 when the View and The Yorktown News were acquired and merged. The Janacek family of 12 came to Yorktown in 1970 with their purchase of the View from the Paul Schmidts and Morisse estates.

 

Tue
31
Jan

Yearwood recognized for pre-game prayers

Cuero High School’s 2016 football season was quite memorable, not only for how the Gobblers performed on the field, but how one student opened each home game. Morgan Yearwood, daughter of Scott and Missy Yearwood, led a pre-game prayer before each Gobbler home game, even playoff games when Cuero was the designated home team. She was recognized by Cuero ISD trustees at their Jan. 19 meeting with a commemorative 100 year anniversary school coin, but the impact reaches farther than that for Yearwood. “I was truly blessed,” Yearwood said with a smile about being honored by the school board. “I was pretty honored.

 

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