News

Tue
12
Nov

One year for Rohan

 

Kylie Rae Rohan, daughter of Eric and Vanessa Rohan, turned 1 year of age on October 30. She celebrated with a birthday party on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Nordheim Park Lounge. The theme of her party was pink ladybugs with purple spots.  
 
Many family and friends attended the joyous celebration. Kylie would like to thank all those that gave her birthday wishes.
 
Tue
12
Nov

Western Days Assoc. electing new officers

 

Tue
12
Nov

Primary filing underway

 

Tue
12
Nov

Light turnout at polls

 

Just over 11 percent of DeWitt County’s 11,600 registered voters made their way to the polls for the CISD bonds and state amendment elections.
 
All of the amendments passed and Cuero School District voters approved a $76 million bond election.
 
All of the state constitutional amendments passed across Texas. In DeWitt County the only proposition that was close was No. 5 that dealt with reverse mortgage loans. Here the vote was 50/50 with 593 in favor and 591 against.
 
Read more in this week's edition of Yorktown News-View
 
Wed
06
Nov

Man dies after struck by tar truck

Yorktown police officers responded to a truck/pedestrian crash at the 600 block of W. Seventh Street, 8:06 a.m. today. 

Dennis Webster, 75, co-owner of Cummings Paving from Blanco was struck by a tar truck near the intersection of Seventh and West streets. 
 
“Preliminary information is that Webster was overseeing the process of paving when the tar truck started backing,” said Yorktown police officer Joshua Serbin. “Webster was out of the line of vision when the rear of the truck struck and ran over him.”
 
Webster, was pronounced dead at 8:55 a.m. by Justice of the Peace-Precinct 2 Bill Robinson.
 
Webster was taken to Massey Funeral home. 
 
Occupational Safety and Health Administration were notified of the accident.
 
A report of the incident ruled that it was an accident and no one was arrested. 
Wed
06
Nov

Fatality near W. 7th Street in Yorktown

Yorktown PD responded to call of an auto/pedestrian collision today at approximately 9:35 a.m. The incident was near the 500 block of W. 7th Street.

DeWitt County Sheriff’s Office released an update confirming a fatality on its iPhone App.
 
The News-View will post more info online as it becomes available.
Wed
06
Nov

2 new elementary schools, performing arts center approved after bond passes

 

Wed
06
Nov

Drug bust in Yorktown

 

Tue
05
Nov

New laws passed for heavy truck loads

 

As if trying to maneuver a large truck along crowded and sometimes damaged roads is not tough enough, it just got tougher.
Texas changed a few laws dealing with heavy truck loads and they are in effect now.
 
As DeWitt County Justice of the Peace judges Peggy Mayer and Bill Robinson will be explaining to truckers, if your truck is overweight - it’s going to cost you.
 
And to emphasize the matter, DPS has stationed a weights and measure trooper to this county. It is Trooper Kenny Parma who is familiar with this county having covered it for a number of years.
 
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.
Tue
05
Nov

Animal cruelty charges face pair

 

On Monday two arrest warrants were issued after Justice of the Peace Bill Robinson determined that there was enough evidence to charge Julian Perez, 61, and Cassandra Perez, 45,with cruelty to animals or livestock, a Class A misdemeanor.
They will be arrested with a $1,000 bond and will be have their trial at the DeWitt County Courthouse at a later date. Julian and Cassandra could be fined up to $4,000 and serve up to one year in jail.
 
Gilbert Garcia of Yorktown was given a warning in connection with the case and he will pay all the expenses concerning a deceased horse.
 
Read more in this week's edition of Yorktown News-View

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