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Wed
15
Jan

Chamber sponsors ribbon cutting for Americas Best Value Inn

The Chamber of Commerce sponsored a ribbon cutting ceremony for Americas Best Value Inn & Suites Jan. 9. The hotel, owned by Avalon Hospitality Group from Sugar Land, is on 3531 N. Esplanade St.  The phone number is 361-275-3200. Owners shown are Ankur Patel, Anil Verma, Arvind Verma and Prateek Verma. Hotel managers are Neel Patel and Meghna Patel. Cuero Record photo.

Wed
15
Jan

KCB plans city-wide garage sale April 5

 

Keep Cuero Beautiful will host the City-Wide Garage Sale & More at the city park pavilion from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 5.
 
KCB will have a booth selling pickles and plants. To donate items to KCB or make a cash donation, contact Linda Henderson at 361-275-8268.
 
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Wed
15
Jan

Benefit barbecue dinner for DJ Val Sunday

 

Aunt Di’s Kountry Kitchen in Yorktown will be hosting a benefit barbecue dinner for DJ Val on Sunday, Jan. 19 beginning at 5 p.m.
 
Plates of barbecue chicken, potato salad, pinto beans and peaches will be available for $8 a plate. Most of his equipment was recently stolen. Proceeds from the benefit will go toward the purchase of new equipment.  
 
For more info, contact Ashleigh at 361-649-5442 or Krystal at 361-550-8950.
Wed
15
Jan

Cuero ISD offers substitute teacher training Tuesday

 

The Cuero ISD will hold substitute teacher training on at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Cuero Senior High School library and computer lab at 920 E. Broadway. All prospective substitutes must attend this training. 
 
Applicants need to bring a copy of their social security card, driver’s license, and a copy of a transcript or diploma to the training as well. The next training will not be held until September. Call Pam Longbotham at 361-275-1922 with any questions.
Wed
15
Jan

City offices closed on MLK Day

 

City of Cuero offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21.
 
The sanitation schedule will be as follows. The Monday residential route will run on Tuesday. The Tuesday residential route will run on Wednesday. The Thursday and Friday residential routes will remain the same. The Monday commercial route will run on Tuesday. The Tuesday commercial route will run on Wednesday. The Wednesday through Friday routes will remain the same.
 
The Citizens Collection Center and Recycling Center will be closed Jan. 20 and will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21.
Tue
14
Jan

Crossing country via underground

 

While traveling to Yorktown from the crossroads on State Highway 72 one may notice some pipeline construction just past the new Kinder Morgan Crude and Condensate (KMCC) DeWitt Station.
 
According to recent articles submitted by Melissa Ruiz, Manager of Corporate Community and Public Affairs with Kinder Morgan, Inc., Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. is expanding its KMCC deeper into Eagle Ford Shale play in Karnes County. 
 
The expansion, supported by a long-term contract with ConocoPhillips, will extend the 178-mile pipeline 31 miles from the KMCC DeWitt Station to ConocoPhillips’ Central Delivery Facility near Helena in Karnes County.
 
According to the June 3, 2013 news release, this expansion can deliver up to 300,000 barrels per day of crude and condensate from the Eagle Ford Shale.
 
Read more in this edition of Yorktown News-View
 
Tue
14
Jan

TDECU annual meeting January 30

 

TDECU members are invited to attend the 2014 annual meeting Jan. 30. 
 
The meeting is an opportunity to visit with fellow credit union members, meet the TDECU leadership team and hear TDECU CEO, Stephanie Sherrodd and directors recap highlights from 2013 and outline the credit union’s direction for 2014. 
 
Registration will start at  7 p.m. and the meeting is at the Dow Academic Center, 500 College Drive in Lake Jackson.
Tue
14
Jan

Yorktown High School Class of '93 Reunion

 

Yorktown High School Class of 1993 held its 20th reunion at Garfield Hall on Dec. 28.  Eighty-five people were in attendance including 24 classmates.  
 
The hall was adorned in a black and gold theme and featured their kindergarten and senior year books along with their senior year thoughts.  The class gathered in the afternoon to visit.  
 
Werner’s catered a dinner of roast beef, mashed potatoes, green beans, salad in the evening.  Classmates brought appetizers, desserts, and drinks to share.  After the dinner the class enjoyed the music of B.J. Thibodeaux and his band Backwater Boulevard.  
 
Reunion organizers were Shellie Bolting Miller, Robert Steves, and Allyson Sturm Bruns.  “It was wonderful to see so many classmates, their spouses, and children,” said the organizers. 
 
Read more in this week's edition of Yorktown News-View
Tue
14
Jan

Nordheim stock show Jan. 25

 

Nordheim FFA Chapter will be hosting its annual stock show on Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Nordheim School Show Barn.  
 
The livestock judging will begin at 10 a.m. starting with the goats followed by the lambs, hogs, and ending with the steers.  The premium auction will begin at 2 p.m.  The art, food, and craft show will be open to the public for viewing and sale at noon in the hallway of the main building. 
 
The grand champion, reserve champion, and blue ribbon items will sell at the conclusion of the animal auction. There will be a concession stand, serving Frito pie and sausage roll-ups, sponsored by the Nordheim PTA on the show grounds for everyone’s enjoyment.  
 
Read more in this week's edition of Yorktown News-View
Tue
14
Jan

Wrecks, fire dominate reports

 

DeWitt County first responders were kept busy in the last several days with wrecks and fire in the western portion of the county.
 
A two vehicle wreck on Jan. 8 near the intersection of Hwy. 183 and 237 resulted in one man taken by ambulance to a Victoria hospital. 
 
A 2008 Toyota driven by Larry White, 73, of Yorktown was involved in a wreck with a 2002 Kenworth truck-trailer driven by William McKinlay, 47, of Williams, Arkansas. The truck belonged to Martins Trucking Service of Williams, Ark.
 
Both vehicles sustained heavy damage and White was transported to DeTar Hospital in Victoria as a result of his injuries.
 
Read more in this week's edition of Yorktown News-View

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