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Apr

Cuero teen Brandy Cole places in state pageant

 

Tue
01
Apr

Mail ballot requests accepted, early voting begins April 26

 

Filing has ended for city and school elections scheduled for May 10.
 
Early voting and election day voting will be held at DeWitt County Election Administrators office, 115 N. Gonzales, in Cuero.
Mail ballot requests began March 26 and continue thru May 1. Early voting by personal appearance will be April 26 thru May 6.
 
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Tue
01
Apr

Wallace visits Hunt Elementary for pre-test pep talk

 

Hunt Elementary third grade students were in for a treat when they received a special visit March 25 from Cody Wallace, who re-signed a three year contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers last month.
 
Kim Clutter invited Wallace to speak at the school. She said she was happy to have Wallace speak to the students before they took their STAAR tests.
 
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Tue
01
Apr

GBRA volunteers help Green-DeWitt community

 

A group of approximately 35-40 Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (GBRA) employees and their family members arrived at the door steps of the Green DeWitt Community Center Saturday morning to perform various repairs and enhancements to the facility as part of a volunteer project.  
 
LaMarriol Smith of Buda and spokesperson for GBRA said, “It is ‘Our Day to Shine.’ It is part of GBRA’s volunteer program that allows us a way to give back.”
 
Connie Roth, GBRA organizer since 2000, the inception of the ‘Our Day to Shine’ volunteer program, said, “There is a great deal of satisfaction in giving and helping others. It brings a community together.”
 
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Tue
01
Apr

'Night Shift' filming at hospital picks extras

 

Filmmaker and producer Francois Larosa of Starfield Productions, was at the Yorktown EDC, Chamber & Western Days office on March 29 screening for extras in his next movie based on a Stephen King novel ‘Night Shift.’ 
 
Larosa found 10 people who will act for a scene for the employment agency.  
 
Caleb Shaw of Victoria was selected as an extra and will work with Starfield Productions on production.
 
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Tue
01
Apr

City asks voters to reinstate half percent sales tax

 

Tue
01
Apr

YISD names new JHS leader

 

There will be a new junior high school principal walking the Yorktown school campus effective May 1.
 
Yorktown Independent School District superintendent Alan Umholtz made a recommendation that the board of trustees hire Jason L. Hybner, 33, as the new junior high principal at the board meeting held on March 24. The vote was unanimous.
 
Hybner graduated from University of Houston-Victoria in 2003 and started his career in special education at Victoria ISD in 2004. While working he pursued his education and received his masters from UT-Arlington in 2009. In 2010 he became an assistant principal for Victoria ISD at their middle school. His last position was principal for a University of Texas-University Charter School for 2012-2013 school year.
 
Tue
01
Apr

Mueller files for NISD board

 

Glenn Mueller has announced his candidacy for the position of trustee of the Nordheim Independent School District.
 
“The election is Saturday, May 10.  I am a proud graduate of NISD and my children received a quality education from this school.  As a member of the Nordheim ISD board of trustee for 16 years and the president of the board for 9 years, I have worked to ensure that every child coming through the doors of NISD today, tomorrow, and in the future has the best education possible.
 
“During the years as a trustee, I have attended and exceeded the continuing education courses that are required by the Texas Association of School Boards for each trustee annually.  I have been a member of the NISD teams that has presented workshops at numerous state TASB conferences.
 
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Tue
01
Apr

Lion's Club honor Hobbs

Gay Hobbs, owner of Schwab’s Gun Shop in Yorktown, was recently honored with a plaque of appreciation from the Yorktown Lions Club. Hobbs was presented the plaque at the annual Yorktown Chamber Banquet on behalf of the Yorktown Lions Club in appreciation for her help and support of the club’s annual gun raffle.  Hobbs has supported the endeavor of the club for the past few years. Contributed Photo

Tue
01
Apr

Unusual animal found on Ratcliffe Road

 

Last week Arnold “Bubba” Stock saw something unusual feeding near his deer feeder on Ratcliffe Road.
 
Steve Stockman, son of Bubba and Jackie Stockman, said, “[Dad] told me he was going to try to trap it and he did. I have never seen anything like it.”
 
Texas Parks & Wildlife DeWitt County game warden Mike Hoffman said, “It is a good as an example of what a chupacabra looks like [as what has been described by those who say they have seen a chupacabra] except it is smaller.”
 
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