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Wed
04
Jun

Gamez graduates from Texas A&M

Nicholas Jay Quinterro Gamez, a 2010 Cuero High School graduate, received his degree at the commencement ceremony held at Texas A&M University on May 10. Nicholas received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry with a minor in mathematics and physics. Quinterro is a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. He plans to pursue a master of science degree. Contributed photo.

Tue
03
Jun

Brysch graduates from Texas State

On Saturday, May 10, 2014, Casey Leanne Brysch, was honored as she participated in the Texas State University Commencement Exercises held at Strahan Coliseum in San Marcos.  Casey was proud to receive her Bachelor of Healthcare Administration Degree. Special guests on hand to celebrate with Casey and watch her cross the stage included her parents, Darrell and Lana Brysch; her siblings, Corey and Brittany Brysch, Carey Dugie and Caley Brysch; her nephew, Carter Brysch, and niece, Emerie Dugie; and grandmother Dorothy Brysch. Cousins, Walter and Dorine Leister, and family friends, Chris Mann and Rachel Black, were also in attendance to congratulate Casey for her accomplishments. After the ceremony, the group enjoyed dinner at Schobels Restaurant on the River in New Braunfels, where Casey was joined by Uncle Dale Borgfeld and cousin, Candice Borgfeld.  Casey opened gifts and thanked her family and friends for supporting her throughout her education.

Tue
03
Jun

Emerie Anne Dugie announcement

Ted and Carey Dugie of Corpus Christi are proud to announce the arrival of their precious daughter born on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Emerie Anne Dugie was delivered at Bay Area Hospital in Corpus Christi by Dr. Christine Canterbury at 2:50 p.m. Emerie tipped the scales at 5 lbs. 7 oz. and measured 17 inches in length.  The hospital was crowded with people anxious to get a peek at the new little bundle.  Excited to be first-time grandparents are Grandpa and G-Ma, also known as Mark and Diana Dugie of Yorktown, who will share Baby Emerie with PaPa and Granna, Darrell and Lana Brysch, also of Yorktown.  Grandpa Dugie was extra happy about Emerie’s birth, because she arrived on his birthday! Since the best sisters get promoted to Aunt, Emerie will be spoiled by her Daddy’s sister, Aunt Katie, her Mommy’s sisters, Aunt Casey and Aunt Caley, and sister-in-law, Aunt Brittany, as well as Mommy’s brother, Uncle Corey, and brother-in-law, Uncle Aaron.

Tue
03
Jun

Ballard-Janacek engagement

Tray and Lori Ballard are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Adrianne Ballard of Victoria, to Joseph Janacek, son of Paul and Mary Ann Janacek of Victoria. Adrianne is the granddaughter of Marvin and Lucille Huse and Ken and Pat Ballard of Victoria.  Joseph is the grandson of John and Mary Ann Janacek of Yorktown and the late Bohumil Sr. and Cecilia Vrana of Victoria. The couple will marry in June at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Victoria. Adrianne is a 2008 graduate of Victoria Memorial High School and a 2012 graduate of University of Houston-Victoria with a bachelor's degree in teaching.  She is presently employed by Victoria ISD as a 4th grade teacher at Chandler Elementary School. Joseph is a 2008 graduate of St. Joseph's High School in Victoria.  He is presently employed by Victoria ISD as an AC technician. Contributed photo

Fri
09
May

McGrew–Braden

 

Tue
06
May

Brylee Jo Dlugosch born March 31

Brian and Denise Dlugosch of Yorktown are proud to announce the birth of their second daughter, Brylee Jo Dlugosch. She was born at 12:34 p.m. on Monday, March 31, 2014 at DeTar Women’s Center in Victoria. She weighed seven pounds, 11 ounces and was 19 and a half inches long. She is being welcomed by big sister Bentlee Rae. Maternal grandparents are Charles and Shirley Degenhardt of Manhattan, Kan. Maternal great-grandparents are Mary Moege and the late Wilbur Moege of Alma, Kan., and the late Leo and Mildred Degenhardt of Alma, Kan. Paternal grandparents are Pete and Patricia Dlugosch of Yorktown. Paternal great-grandparents are Marvin and Mary Kunschik of Gillett, and the late Phillip and Lorene Dlugosch of Cuero. Contributed photo.

Tue
29
Apr

Niemeier–Gips

Tracey and Mark Niemeier of Yorktown are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katelyn Amanda Niemeier, to Caleb James Gips, son of Kathy and Jimmy Gips of Cuero. Katelyn graduated from Yorktown High School in 2011 and received a certificate in business management from Victoria College. She is employed at the Primrose Cottage. Caleb graduated from Yorktown High School in 2010 and will graduate in May from the McCoy Business School at Texas State University with a BBA in management. The couple will marry in June 2014 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Yorktown. Contributed photo.

Tue
15
Apr

May–Bowen

Jayne Rickman and James May are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Cheyenne Briley May, to Casey Aaron Bowen, son of Lee Ann and Craig Bowen. Cheyenne is a 2011 graduate of Goliad High School. She attends Texas A&M–Corpus Christi and is pursuing a bachelors degree in English with a teaching certification. Casey is a 2011 graduate of Goliad High. He attends Texas A&M–Corpus Christi and is pursuing a bachelors degree in kinesiology with a focus in pre-occupational therapy. Cheyenne is the granddaughter of Cathy and Lavern Meyer of Weesatche and Julia May and the late Wesley May of Cuero. Casey is the grandson of Judy and A.J. Carter of Victoria and the late Rodney Mayfield of Victoria. The couple is set to wed on Saturday, June 7, 2014, in Victoria. Contributed photo.

Tue
08
Apr

Gerry Riske celebrates 70th birthday

 

Tue
01
Apr

Kolodziejcyk returns from Afghanistan

Kurtis Kolodziejcyk, center, is shown with a few of his buddies. He is taking a break from patrol in Afghanistan. Kolodziejcyk, a 2010 graduate of Cuero High School, served eight months in Gamberi, Afghanistan with the 10th Mountain Division out of Fort Polk, La. Kolodziejcyk said he is glad to be home and would like to say thank you to all of his family and friends for all of the prayers and care packages. Contributed photo.

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