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“DewittDeWitt County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 20,097. The county seat is Cuero. The county was founded in 1846 and is named for Green DeWitt, who founded an early colony in Texas. — DeWitt County Facebook Page





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Most business owners don’t like debt. Many will use their own money to buy equipment or fund an expansion. But debt is another tool in the business owner’s toolbox. There are times in business when it makes sense to use a bank’s money and hold onto your own. There also times when it pays to …

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After more than a year of not performing live because of the pandemic, Christa Leigh’s School of Dance hosted a recital with the theme, “Stepping Through Time,” Sunday at the Yorktown Community Hall, according to a news release.

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A luncheon at Victoria Country Club Wednesday kicked off the 40th annual Bluebonnet Youth Ranch Celebrity Golf Tournament that will take place Oct. 10-11. The event, which attracted more than 100 supporters, also served as a platform for an announcement that the ranch is beginning a partners…

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YORKTOWN — Yorktown’s Gruenau Hall was packed with farmers, ranchers, extension specialists and representatives from seed and chemical companies Tuesday afternoon for the county’s annual crop tour.

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Cuero has a new queen. The Cuero Chamber of Commerce sponsored the Miss Cuero Scholarship Pageant on May 1 at the Cuero ISD Performing Arts Center. Thanks to the many sponsors and volunteers, they were able to crown the new 2021 Miss Cuero Queen, Elizabeth Gonzales, and her court. The queen …

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Two people believed to be in the country illegally were taken into custody Monday after a pursuit, bailout and multiagency search involving drones and tracking dogs.

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For those of us who thought the global anomalies of 2020 were behind us, 2021 quickly reminded us that strange is the new norm. While families were attempting to get their lives back to COVID-normal, a historic winter storm devastated our great state and overwhelmed our communities. In the m…

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After Catholic families living in Cuero were forced to travel to Meyersville to attend church services, the Cuero Land and Immigration Company donated land for the construction of a Catholic church in Cuero in 1875. The Most Rev. Anthony Dominic Ambrose Pellicer, the first bishop of San Anto…

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Two people remained in jail Wednesday after being arrested after a multiagency pursuit that spanned much of DeWitt County the day before, police said.

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The Republican Women of Yoakum Area are hosting Josh Jones, an 18-year veteran of the Department of Justice and Senior Fellow in Border Security for the Texas Public Policy Foundation, at their May meeting.

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Nordheim voters overwhelmingly approved two bond proposals that will invest a combined $8 million in improvements to the school district, including a new science lab, elementary school classroom addition and upgrades to athletic facilities.

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Every small business should, as part of its contingency plan, reduce its risk in the marketplace by having appropriate insurance policies in place. A common way of purchasing small business insurance is to start with a Business Owners Policy (BOP), which is a base package of business liabili…

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April is Wildflower Month for DeWitt County, the Wildflower Capital of Texas, and the Cuero Chamber of Commerce & Visitor’s Center has been receiving lots of phone calls and visitors. Visitors have come from all over Texas and other states to take a drive along one of our highlighted rou…

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CUERO — On a recent afternoon, Brodie Daniel took a bite of an 1.5-inch-thick Wagyu ribeye steak topped with roasted garlic and herb finishing butter.

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CUERO — The Texas Department of Criminal Justice has given the go-ahead for surveying to begin at the prospective site of a new airport in Cuero that would be built on more than 100 acres by the prison.

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When Michael Machalec drove by the Dempsey Benton Cain House in Yoakum in 2001, the columns were crumbling and the home hadn’t been lived in for two decades.

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The Republican Women of Yoakum Area will host a legislative forum on Saturday for the 21 counties that make up Texas Senate District 18, represented by Sen. Lois Kolkhorst.

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A Save Our Seniors (65 and older) COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic will be from 9 a. m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Yoakum Community Center, 105 Huck St.

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