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Tue
13
May

$3 million approved for CIS upgrades

 

Tue
13
May

Kennedy begins work as CDC economic development director

 

Tue
13
May

No burn ban in DeWitt County

 

DeWitt County Commissioners Court had considered placing a burn ban in effect but scattered showers has delayed that decision.
 
 Meeting Monday morning, the court reviewed the drought index which last week indicated a burn ban might be needed. But thanks to rain on Friday and a forecast for more, the court decided to postpone a ban on outside fires in the rural areas.
They also postponed a possible ban on aerial fireworks for the coming July 4 holidays.
 
This the time of year the county gets a preview of what appraised values will look like later this year when the budgeting process begins.
 
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Tue
13
May

Kalich's 47th annual family reunion well attended

 

The descendents of Josef and Magdalena Hauptman Kalich held their 47th annual reunion on April 6, in St. John with 137 people in attendance. 
 
Josef and Magdalena Kalich immigrated to the United States and were early settlers of Fayette County. Their six children and families - Joseph and Ludmilla Kalich, Franz and Mary Kalich, Rudolph and Annie Kalich Kretschmer, Edward and Marie Kalich, Stefan and Bertha Kalich, and Anton and Mary Kalich - settled throughout Central Texas. 
 
President Rodney Kalich opened the meeting and a moment of silence was observed for the family members who passed away during the past year: Willie Joe Macha, Kenneth Marx, and Frances Macha Grams. Taylor Renee Marx played the guitar and sang an inspirational song for all to enjoy. 
 
Read more in this week's edition of Yorktown News-View.
Sat
10
May

2 re-elected to Yorktown school board; Klaevemann, Mueller elected to Nordheim school board

 

Just less than 15 percent of registered voters in DeWitt County participated in the May 10 general election.

Four people were voted to the Yorktown ISD board of trustees: Nelda Sertuche was re-elected with 440 votes, Danette Respondek was elected with 414 votes, Randy Franke was elected with 389 votes, and Mark Weischwill was re-elected with 313 votes. Also on the ballot were Keary Perez, with 126 votes; Ray Simecek, with 160 votes; Wade Billings, with 116 votes; and Carole Mueller with 42 votes.

Yorktown voters voted in favor of the proposition on the ballot, which allows the reauthorization of local sales and use tax in the city of Yorktown at the rate of one-fourth of one percent to continue providing revenue for maintenance and repair of municipal streets.

Sat
10
May

Meyer, Moore win city, school elections; city runoff planned

 

Just less than 15 percent of registered voters in DeWitt County participated in the May 10 general election.

In Cuero, Sara Post Meyer was re-elected mayor with 337 votes. Her opponent Russell Williams had 155 votes.

A runoff election will be held between Doyle Cruz and Terry Glover for the position of district 2 council member. Cruz had 33 votes and Glover had 34 votes. David Ruiz, who also ran for district 2 council member, had 15 votes.

Brad Hedrick ran unopposed for district 3 council member. He had 90 votes.

Voters voted in favor for all 12 propositions on the Cuero ballot.

Courtney Toller Moore was voted to the Cuero ISD board of trustees. She had 75 votes. Her opponent Pat Koranek had 70 votes.

Fri
09
May

Ruby's Diner is the April Business of the Month

Ruby’s Diner was selected as the Cuero Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month for the month of April. Ruby’s Diner was chosen for their dedication to community, school and chamber events, according to a news release. Chamber board members are shown presenting the award to owner Jode Zavesky and employee Gayle Ogilvie. Shown are past president Natalie Carson, vice president Fielding Hickey, treasurer Mark Veit, and directors Brian Gomez, Caley Thomas, and mini chamber director, Carson Castillo. Contributed photo.

Fri
09
May

3 arrested after police respond to shots fired

Three men were arrested after officers from the Cuero Police Department were dispatched to the 1000 block of West Church Street in reference to a gunshot being fired. The incident took place at approximately 2:09 p.m. May 5. 

Wed
07
May

Wreck on Heaton Street sends 2 to CCH

 

The Cuero Police Department and Cuero Emergency Medical Service were called out at approximately 1:10 p.m. on May 7 to a wreck at the 200 block of Heaton Street at the junction of Josephine Street.
 
Pedro Moncada, 29, of San Antonio, was driving a 2003 white Ford-150 traveling westbound on Heaton Street. Moncada was at a stop waiting for a vehicle in front of him to turn left onto Josephine Street.
 
Christopher Sanders, 34, of La Vernia, was driving a gray 2010 Lexus westbound on Heaton Street when he rear-ended the truck. According to Cuero PD officer Ernest Castillo, Sanders said that he did not see the truck.
 
Both drivers were transported to the Cuero Community Hospital by EMS.
Wed
07
May

Franke seeks position as Yorktown ISD trustee

 

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