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11
Apr

Cuero graduate moves on to do great things

From athletics to business leaders and everything in-between, Cuero High School graduates have gone on to do great things in the world. One such graduate, Maira Garcia from the class of 2004, has turned a passion for reading and writing into a position at The New York Times, where she is the Cultural Digital News Editor

 

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Tue
11
Apr

GVEC CEO speaks at CDC Meeting

With the constant changes in technology, Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative (GVEC) is working to ready themselves and stay prepared. Their CEO, Darren Schauer, spoke on where they started and where they are going at the April 7 Cuero Development Corporation Community Leaders’ Meeting.

“[We are] working on the image of who we are,” Schauer said at the start. “The world has changed dramatically; we view the same thing happening in the electric industry.”

GVEC is positioning themselves to be prepared for ensuing changes by working on several key components of their company.

 

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Tue
11
Apr

Window re-dedication celebrates Cuero history

A piece of Cuero’s history has been returned to its original home. A stained glass window, dedicated to C.A. Sumners, Sr. at the Knights of Pythias Hall, now the Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum (CTHM), will be rededicated April 18.

 

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Tue
04
Apr

German author Ortwein at Yorktown Historical Museum

The Yorktown Historical Museum will be hosting a book talk, sing-along, and book signing featuring German author Barbara Ortwein on Saturday, April 15 from 2 - 4 p.m. at the Yorktown Historical Museum, 144W. Main.

Ortwein was born in a little village near Muenster in Westphalia, Germany. She is a school music teacher, playwright, historical fiction author, travel guide and a 16-year leader of a German-Texan School exchange program.

 

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Tue
04
Apr

DeWitt County Sheriff Bowen invites citizens to support sheriffs’ association

Responding to the increased number of citizens wanting to assist law enforcement officials and build a stronger partnership in the fight against crime, Sheriff Carl Bowen announced that DeWitt County Citizens are being invited to become Associate Members of the Sheriffs' Association of Texas.

Membership invitations will go out in the mail over the next several weeks.

Associate Member funding allows the Sheriffs' Association of Texas to provide critical training, technical resources, and legislative support on key criminal justice issues to law enforcement officers across the state.

 

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Tue
04
Apr

Staats earns appointment to West Point Military Academy

Cuero High School senior Jace Staats has earned an appointment to West Point Military Academy in New York. He will report for duty in July. Staats is the son of Lee and Kim Staats of Cuero.

Staats was introduced to the academy at a college convention in Victoria.

“It was fall of my junior year [2015],” Staats recalled. “I was urged to apply for the summer camp, and I applied and got in.”

 

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Tue
04
Apr

CTHM honored at State Capitol

Before the oil boom in Texas, cattle was king of the state. The Chisholm Trail was the most notable cattle driving route of the late 1800s, and DeWitt County was on that route. Cuero’s Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum (CTHM) was honored at the 150th anniversary celebration of the Chisholm Trail on Monday, March 27 at the Texas State Capitol.

 

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Tue
04
Apr

“I Am Potential” coming to Cuero

People face obstacles every day but often none as massive as that of Patrick Henry Hughes, who was born without eyes or the ability to extend his limbs. Rather than focus on what he would not be able to do, Patrick Henry and his father, Patrick John Hughes, have concentrated on what he can do, particularly his gift in music.

Patrick Henry is a talented piano and trumpet player who has performed in the University of Louisville marching band and at famous concert halls. Patrick Henry and his father will tell their story on Sunday, April 23 at the Cuero ISD Performing Arts Center. This event is presented by Christ Healing Center, Cuero.

 

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Tue
04
Apr

Cuero Indoor Percussion Ensemble places third at championship

The Cuero Indoor Percussion Ensemble was awarded 3rd place last weekend at the Texas Educational Color Guard Association Circuit Championships in Kingsville.

The group was a competitor in the Scholastic AA marching Division along with 6A-3A schools. The ensemble did a fantastic job and represented Cuero ISD very well.

The ensemble performed a show titled “I Can’t Change” which takes a look at Cyber Bullying and overcoming those that keep you down. The show was very well accepted by audiences all season long.

 

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Tue
04
Apr

Splash pad, swimming pool hot topic at city council

Cuero’s new splash pad and swimming pool in the Cuero City Park was a hot topic at the Cuero City Council meeting on Thursday, March 28.

 

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