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Tue
03
Jun

Memorial Day storm rips through Yorktown area

 

Tue
03
Jun

Keep Yorktown Beautiful makes plans for park

 

It is the biggest project she has ever tackled but one that president of Keep Yorktown Beautiful, Donna Roeder said, “The people in Yorktown really deserve to have this.”
 
KYB has made it their focus to refurbish the Yorktown city park for young and old to enjoy. 
 
Roeder said, “We wanted to update the park especially [for the kids to] have  playground equipment.”  
 
The plan is to have playground equipment for 2-5 year old, playground equipment for 5-12 year old, and exercise equipment for adults. They also want a full size basketball court and a sidewalk/track around the park.
 
Read more in this week's edition of Yorktown News-view.
Tue
03
Jun

Yorktown Junior High honors top students

 

Tue
03
Jun

Nordheim graduates receive scholarships

 

It was standing room only at the Nordheim Independent School auditorium with just over 300 in attendance to honor the eight graduating students of Nordheim High School on May 31.
 
The processional was played by Ms. Lissa Knetig with the Pledge of Allegiance led by Alyssa Marie Leister. Frankie Cheyenne Pendergraft did the invocation. A hymn, “You Have Come Down to the Lakeshore” was sung by all. NISD superintendent Kevin Wilson welcomed family and guests.
 
Cecilia Inez Diego gave the salutatorian’s address with the message to her class to never give up regardless the adversity that they may face.
 
Tessa Myriah Green presented the valedictorian’s address and acknowledged appreciation to the community for all their support whether it was attending their sports, band concerts, or other activities.
 
Read more in this week's edition of Yorktown News-View.
Tue
03
Jun

Yorktown High graduation Friday

 

Fri
30
May

CHS commencement ceremony held May 30

The Cuero High School commencement ceremony was held May 30 at Gobbler Stadium. Just over 100 students graduated this year. Find more photos of the ceremony in next week's edition of the Record.

Wed
28
May

Nordheim High graduation Saturday

 

Wed
28
May

33 years in the waiting

 

Wed
28
May

Semper to march with A&M Band

 

If James Semper had a dream he could wish for, it was to be a member of the Texas A&M Aggie Marching Band. 
 
At the end of November James had an opportunity to spend the night with the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets. He returned overwhelmed.
 
“When I got out from spending the night with the Corps of Cadets I thought, ‘Oh yes. I want to be in this.’ I submitted my application,”
 
He was encouraged by his mom Joanne to apply. She said, “I wanted something that felt like home to him.”
 
Read more in this week's edition of Yorktown News-View.
Wed
28
May

Graduation ceremonies scheduled

 

Both Nordheim and Yorktown high schools will be observing commencement exercises in coming days.
 
Nordheim High School will see eight graduating seniors during ceremonies Saturday, May 31, starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Nordheim School Auditorium.
 
Yorktown High School graduation will be Friday, June 6, at Wildcat Stadium starting at 8 p.m.
 
On Thursday, May 29 there will be a Yorktown Junior High awards program in the gym starting at 10 a.m. The Junior High Awards Banquet will be at Gruenau Hall starting at 6 p.m. Tickets are $8.
 
Read more in this week's edition of News-View.

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