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Wed
22
Oct

Ebola in the United States: Joint statement from the AHA, AMA and ANA

As our nation’s strategy to address the Ebola virus continues to evolve, hospitals and their partners in nursing and medicine are coming together to emphasize that a solution-oriented, collaborative approach to Ebola preparedness is essential to effectively manage care of Ebola patients in the U.S. Ensuring safe care for patients, healthcare workers, and communities demands the combined efforts of inter-professional, state, and federal organizations. In addition to domestic efforts to prepare for and treat Ebola, an enhanced focus on the part of the United States and the international community to contain the outbreak in West Africa is fundamental to stopping the spread of this virus.
 
Wed
22
Oct

Wellness Center adds 400 members

 

If you have not seen the new Cuero Wellness Center, Thursday would be a good time. There will be a ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. tomorrow to celebrate the facility’s completion. It is located at the corner of Sarah and Esplanade, 701 N. Esplanade.
 
This new $2 million two-story facility is almost 20,000 sq. ft. of the latest fitness equipment, pool, racquetball and classrooms.
 
According to project coordinator Dr. Phylis Canion of DeWitt Medical Foundation, the new center has been well accepted because they have already added about 400 new members.
 
Read more in this week's edition of The Record. Call 361-275-3464 to subscribe to The Record.
 
Wed
22
Oct

Farm Bill is topic of Monday meeting in Nordheim

 

Wed
22
Oct

Early voting continues through Oct. 31

 

Early voting for the general election on Nov. 4 is underway through Oct. 31, including Saturday, Oct. 25. Early voting for all precincts will be held at the DeWitt County Elections Administration Office at 115 N. Gonzales St. in Cuero, behind the County Courthouse Annex. Anyone, no matter which precinct the person is registered in, may vote during early voting.
 
The DeWitt County Elections Administration Office is continuing to receive applications for ballots by mail for the Nov. 4 general election until Oct. 24. For more info about voting by mail, call the Elections Office at 361-275-0859.
Tue
21
Oct

Thousands enjoy Western Days

Beautiful weather prevailed over the 56th annual Western Days festival held in the Yorktown City Park this past weekend, October 16-19.  Thousands of people were in town for the huge event, which featured a carnival, cookoffs, musical entertainment, arts and crafts booths, food booths, and a variety of activities for young and old alike.

 

 

Read more in this week's edition of the News-View. Call 361-564-2242 to subscribe to the News-View.
 
Fri
17
Oct

Wildcats take district win from Lions

Yorktown Wildcats come from behind in final seconds of game to take 22-14 district win over Kenedy Lions. See complete game report and pictures in next Yorktown News-View. To subscribe call 524-2242. 

Wed
15
Oct

Chamber of Commerce hosts ribbon cutting for Rodeo Gypsy

The Cuero Chamber of Commerce Agriculture and Visitor’s Center hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Rodeo Gypsy, a clothing store owned by Amanda Parr, on 110 S. Esplanade on Oct. 15. Refreshments were served after the ribbon cutting. The Cuero Record

Wed
15
Oct

National Night Out

Yorktown Chamber of Commerce and Yorktown Police Department sponsored a National Night Out event in the Yorktown City Park on Tuesday, October 7.  The event promoted community involvement in crime prevention and community/police partnerships.  During the evening, children enjoyed games, playing in bounce houses, and attendees enjoyed free hamburgers and hot dogs in the Yorktown Fire Station.  Presentations were given throughout the evening by the Yorktown Police Department, DeWitt County Sheriff’s Department, Yorktown EMS and Yorktown Volunteer Fire Department.  Yorktown EMS had an ambulance on display while the Yorktown Volunteer Fire Department had the fire trucks out.  DJ Val provided musical entertainment for the children.  The evening concluded with drawings for several great door prizes. Photo by Mari Gohlke/YorktownNews-View

Wed
15
Oct

4-H'ers complete One Day Make a Difference Project

DeWitt County 4-H’ers completed a One Day 4-H Make a Difference Project on Oct. 1 to go along with National 4-H Week. Shown above are DeWitt 4-H’ers who helped to transform and beautify the planter box in front of the DeWitt County Annex with the guidance of Keep Cuero Beautiful chairman Linda Henderson and county extension agent Denise Goebel. Shown from left, J.R. Bishop, Harrison Crain, Henderson, Kendal Trevino, Jeri Ficklen, Desi Flessner, Abbey Dreier, Mitchell Crain, Emaleigh Gibson, Harrison Crain, Kelly Spann, Kaysa Wuensch, Maevyn Wuensch, Leah Bishop, Leighton Wuensch, Stephen Migura, Austin Chavez, J. Burns Cowley, Madison Gibson, Kaylee Trevino, Cameron Migura, Brennon Green, Austin Vinklarek and Faith Chavez. Members who also assisted and are not pictured are Kaden and T.C. Simon and Justin Ficklen. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO 

Wed
15
Oct

Hopkins nominated for Mr. Texas Football Player of the Week

Each week, Dave Campbell’s Texas Football and the Advocare V100 Texas Bowl honor the most outstanding high school player in the state as the Mr. Texas Football Player of the Week. Cuero High School’s D’Anthony Hopkins was nominated, along with nine other players, for the award this week. Votes will determine who is named the winner of the award. Find the poll at http://www.texasfootball.com/highschool-news/view/180886.

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