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Tue
17
Jun

Gigantic haul

A gigantic storage tank moved through Yorktown on Thursday afternoon, June 5, stopping traffic in all directions. Utility lines and traffic lights had to be lifted to allow underneath passage of the tank. Once clear of the traffic lights, the motorcade continued on its way on State Highway 119 South towards Weesatche. Photo by Mari Gohlke/Yorktown News-View

Tue
17
Jun

News-View has new email addresses

 

Yorktown News-View had to change a couple of its email addresses because of unauthorized access into the business data system.
 
Those sending news items to Mari Gohlke should use this email address: news@yorktownnewsview.com.
 
Those sending advertising items to Ebony Tobar should use this email address: advertising@yorktownnewsview.com.
 
The office appreciates your cooperation.
Tue
17
Jun

Nordheim Education Foundation awards three grants

 

Nordheim Education Foundation awarded three grants for the 2014-2015 school year.
 
Autumn Buch, 2nd grade teacher, received a grant for $2,133.03.  With the grant funds, Ms. Buch hopes to improve skill reinforcement by using a variety of sources.
 
Margaret Flores, librarian, received a grant for $11,960.92.  With this money, Ms. Flores will continue to implement the Renaissance Learning Program, purchase e-readers and e-books.  A reward system will also be implemented in regards to the Accelerated Reader Program.
 
Read more in this week's edition of Yorktown News-View.
Tue
17
Jun

Perfect attendance recognized at NES

 

Nordheim ISD presented its Attendance Program on Thursday, May 29. A total of 107 students were recognized for attendance for the entire school year.
 
There were 95 (Pre-K thru 12) students that had perfect attendance for at least one six weeks during the school year. These students picked from various prizes that included cash;  gift cards from Target, WalMart, and I-Tunes;  games; and toys.  
 
Out of these 95 students, 47 had perfect attendance for either the first or second semesters. They were eligible for a drawing for larger prizes. These six students won the following prizes: 1st Semester - Shayna Triutt (Mini jambox), Chloe Denning (Music Movie System), James Williams ($50 I-Tunes card);  2nd Semester - Trent Foerster (Music Movie System), Savannah Castillo ($50 I-Tune card), Braden Hahn (Mini jambox).
 
Read more in this week's edition of Yorktown News-View.
Tue
17
Jun

Bicycle Road-E-O winners announced

 

Tue
17
Jun

Subway ribbon cutting ceremony

 

A good crowd gathered for the ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Subway franchise location at the intersection of Main and Nau Streets on Friday, June 6. Owner Satish “Sam” Suthar and his wife, Manisha, were on hand to greet guests and cut the ribbon signifying the grand opening of the business.
 
Members of the Yorktown Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture, Inc., local financial institutions and businesses were also on hand for the ribbon cutting event.
 
Located in what was previously known as a Chevron service station and later Wildcat Café, renovations on the building began earlier this year in January. Suthar said approximately $250,000 was invested in the renovation project. 
 
The new Subway location opened for business on May 8 and currently employs six people. The business is open from 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. Monday through Sunday serving breakfast and sub sandwiches. 
Tue
17
Jun

20-year-old man dies in accidental shooting

 

At approximately 7:15 p.m. on June 16, DeWitt County dispatchers received a call of a possible accidental shooting occurring in the 1300 block of Lockhart Cemetery Road in northwest DeWitt County, according to a press release from the DeWitt County Sheriff’s Office.
 
Quinn A. Lynch, 20, was shot once in the right chest area with a 12 gauge shotgun. Lynch was transported to Cuero Community Hospital by a family member in a private vehicle where he succumbed to his injury.
 
Justice of the Peace Bill Robinson ordered an autopsy to be performed by the Travis County Medical Examiner. The death appears to be a result of an accident. However, Sgt. Carl Bowen of the DCSO is leading the investigation into the incident.
 
Read more information as it becomes available at www.cuerorecord.com.
 
Fri
13
Jun

Full moon on the 13th

A full moon is shown over Cuero on Friday, June 13.

Fri
13
Jun

Reese presents Bell Award to Parker

The Cuero High School Bell Ceremony was held May 22. Pearson Reese presented an award to Tina Parker. Following is Reese's dedication speech.

Thu
12
Jun

Sturm presents Bell Award to Stall

The Cuero High School Bell Ceremony was held May 22. Jennifer Sturm presented an award to Jackie Stall. Following is Sturm's dedication speech.

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