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Tue
29
Jul

Lassman is Christmas in July winner

Rob Lassmann of Cuero was this year’s winner of the Christmas in July event, presented by Cuero Main Street. Rob won $600 in gift certificates to 12 shops in the Main Street District. Contributed photo.

Tue
29
Jul

Electrifying experiences at library

 

GVEC gave an electrifying demonstration at the Summer Reading Program at the Yorktown Public Library on Wednesday, July 23. Dawn Southwell from GVEC introduced the van de graaff generator to the youth in attendance to demonstrate static electricity as well as magnets to demonstrate how opposites attract. Attendees were also able to experience the van de graaff generator for themselves. Photo by Mari Gohlke/Yorktown News-View
Tue
29
Jul

New band director hired

 

Tue
29
Jul

Cuero ISD employee grievance appealed

 

It took about four hours in closed session to get everyone on the same page but when the Cuero ISD trustees returned to open session, they were in agreement.
 
At the trustee meeting last week, one item on the agenda was listed as a level-three employee grievance appeal. The person filing the grievance was high school math teacher Deborah Pedraza.
 
A level three grievance means she had appealed her complaint from the campus level through the administration and finally to the board.
 
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Tue
29
Jul

Weesatche VFD donation

Weesatche Hermann Sons Lodge held a recent fundraiser to benefit the Weesatche Volunteer Fire Department. With matching funds from the Hermann Sons Grand Lodge in San Antonio, they were able to donate a total of $1,373 to the local department. Lodge members Betty Frisby (with check) and Linda Willms (right) are shown presenting a check to Russell Bethke, fire chief, and Nadine Borgfeld, fire department president. Contributed Photo

Tue
29
Jul

Families ask county for help with Lockhart Cemetery

 

Several people representing Lockhart Cemetery attended Monday’s DeWitt County Commissioners Court meeting to ask for help in cleaning the cemetery.
 
The court also reviewed drought conditions but took no action to call for a rural burn ban.
 
Rev. George McNary said the historic Lockhart Cemetery, located off  Gonzales Highway between Cuero and Yoakum, was established in 1910 and is in need of substantial clean-up and brush removal.
 
He asked if the county could provide some help in that effort whether it is from jail inmates or precinct employees.
 
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Tue
29
Jul

Skinny donates

Yorktown Volunteer Fire Department recently received a donation check from Skinny’s Fireworks in the amount of $425 which were the proceeds from a Fourth of July fundraiser to benefit the department sponsored by Skinny’s Fireworks and The Laughing Hens.  Pictured with the donation are Yorktown firemen Darryl Borth (right) and Erik Helbing (left).  Photo by Mari Gohlke/Yorktown News-View

Tue
29
Jul

Chamber fundraiser planned Aug. 23

 

Tue
29
Jul

Cuero Oilfield Housing breaks ground Thursday

 

The Cuero Chamber of Commerce will host a ground breaking ceremony on Thursday, July 31 at 11 a.m. for Cuero Oilfield Housing. Cuero Oilfield Housing will be located 1 mile past the railroad tracks on Farm-to-Market Road 766. 
 
The project will be an upscale “man camp” with gourmet food, entertainment, and security included in the rate.
 
Light refreshments will be served and the public is invited to attend.
 
Read more DeWitt County briefs in this week's edition of The Record. Call 361-275-3464 to subscribe to The Record.
Thu
24
Jul

BHP Billiton to present donation to Boys & Girls Club of DeWitt County

 

BHP Billiton representatives will present a check to the Boys & Girls Club of DeWitt County at 5:30 p.m. today.
 
Boys & Girls Club of DeWitt County members and their families are invited to attend the reception and be a part of the photo session. The general public is also invited to the event. A punch and cookie social will follow the presentation.
 
Read more DeWitt County briefs in this week's edition of The Record. Call 361-275-3464 to subscribe to The Record.

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