CUERO — The Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall in Cuero was filled to the rafters, but the room was silent save for the sound of shifting feet and the occasional cough.
IN THE CROSSROADS
DeWitt 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
School officials said Friday that social media posts threatening a shooting at a Cuero High School homecoming pep rally are unfounded rumors.
DeWitt County Precinct 2 Commissioner James Pilchiek is announcing his plans to seek the Republican Party nomination for re-election in the 2022 general election.
The Yoakum Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors recognized outgoing board member Anita “Annie” R. Rodriguez at its Sept. 20 meeting for more than a quarter-century of service to the economic development needs of the Yoakum community, according to a news release.
CUERO — Ernesto Cuellar began his more than 1,100-mile trek early Thursday morning. While he’s transported cargo for work before, this time was different.
CUERO — Every time Brian Heil drives to Houston for his latest chemotherapy infusion, he makes sure to stop at the Buc-ee’s in Wharton, where he picks up a Big Red Icee.
The Bluebonnet Youth Ranch has postponed its 2021 Bluebonnet Youth Ranch Celebrity Golf Tournament because of the high number of COVID-19 cases, event hosts announced Friday.
CUERO — Some jail staff think the devices look like an outdoor space heater for an open-air patio. Others say they are fit for a sci-fi movie set. The sheriff sees another asset in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cuero Regional Hospital has received the American Heart Association’s Gold Plus Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Quality Achievement Award for their commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally-recognized, research-based guidelines.
The Republican Women of Yoakum Area is announcing its annual Constitution Scholarship Essay contest for all Lavaca, DeWitt and Gonzales County seniors.
The Texas Hero Fest honoring first responders and health care workers in the Golden Crescent area will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 25 at Cuero Municipal Park in Cuero.
CUERO — Last October, a service engineer stopped by Weber Motor Company, a family-owned Ford dealership and service center in Cuero, to run an internet speed test.
PORT LAVACA — On Friday morning, as two respiratory therapists stood by a patient’s bedside in the ICU at Memorial Medical Center in Port Lavaca, nurse Maria Longoria dialed hospitals statewide in search for an open bed. For six days, the hospital had been trying to transfer the patient, who…
In the late 1880s, after a hurricane leveled the coastal community of Indianola, German immigrants moved northwest to the Cuero area, bringing their tubas and accordions with them.
The Republican Women of Yoakum Area will be hosting their monthly meeting on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Yoakum Community Center, located at 105 Huck St.
CUERO — Dozens of spectators endured Saturday’s 100-degree heat and lined East Main Street with one question on their minds — which turkey will be the fastest?
A ripple occurs when there is an interruption in a system which consequently spreads outward and effects a far larger portion of that system. We think of ripples as movement that most commonly occurs in a body of water. The Ripple Effect can apply to many different systems as a multiplier or…
No one was detained Friday after the occupants of a vehicle bailed out during a pursuit in rural Lavaca County, Lavaca County Sheriff Micah Harmon said.
Nearly two years after a gas well blowout forced residents to evacuate their homes in rural DeWitt County, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has proposed fining the well owner $97,500 for air pollution.
Summer is beginning to sizzle and so is Cuero. On June 8, Cuero received an award after being nominated and recognized by the Texas Travel Alliance for being one of the “best” rural and small towns to visit in 2020. We were visited by TTIA Director of Loyalty and Business Development Shane S…
YOAKUM — North of Yoakum, 60 grassy acres of pasture are set to be transformed into an industrial park that officials hope will lure industry to the area.
World-renowned conductor Carl St. Clair, who grew up on a farm in Hochheim, is visiting Round Top to conduct the final concert of the Round Top Music Festival on Saturday.
CUERO — Five years ago, when Fred Postert decided to become a volunteer firefighter at the Cuero Fire Department, he made it his mission to get the department’s long out-of-use training facility back up and running.
The DeWitt County Sheriff's Department, Cuero Police Department and the Texas Department of Public Safety are searching Monday night for suspects involved in a bailout in the area of 5399 Old Cuero Road, according to a news release from Sheriff Carl Bowen.
MEYERSVILLE – The walls of the Gothic-style, cross-shaped St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church have enveloped worshippers in Meyersville for 100 years. And the largely German congregation is even older.
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