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Wed
16
Oct

Ribbon cutting for Badda Bling

The Cuero Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Badda Bling Oct. 10. The shop, owned by Brooke Smith, is on 108 E. Main St. The shop offers women’s clothing and a  full service salon. The shop is open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1-6 p.m. Sunday.

Wed
16
Oct

Early voting begins Monday

 

Early voting in person begins Monday, Oct. 21 and continues through Friday, Nov. 1 for the Nov. 5 constitutional amendment and Cuero ISD Bond and Yoakum ISD bond elections. Early voting hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 
The DeWitt County Elections Office is used for early voting in person and is on 115 N. Gonzales St. in Cuero, directly behind the Health Department and Tax Office. Any DeWitt County registered voter may vote in person during early voting for the constitutional amendment election. In addition, any Cuero ISD/Yoakum ISD registered voter may vote in person during early voting for the Cuero ISD/Yoakum ISD bond election. 
 
Read more in this week's editions of the Record and News-View.
Wed
16
Oct

Bishop Park dedicated

Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum will open its doors to the public Nov. 22. But prior to that event, the museum celebrated the opening of George Bishop Park Saturday morning.

When plans were made several years ago to turn the original Knights of Pythias Hall  into Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum, work began on the developing the remainder of the block.
 
Partnering with St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Cuero Development Corporation, City of Cuero and GeoSouthern Energy’s vice president Meg Molleston and owner George and Kathy Bishop, the parking area and surrounding green space became a landscape project.
 
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.
Tue
15
Oct

300 at FCA Fields of Faith gathering

Two of the strongest men on the planet traveled to Yorktown to participate in “Fields of Faith” hosted by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes on Oct. 9 at Wildcat Stadium.

Nathan “Chip” Minton of Macon, Ga.,  1994 and 1998 Winter Olympian and former professional wrestler, along with three time world power lifting champion, Randall Harris of Dallas are part of a group that travels the world called Team Impact.
 
Together they displayed incredible human strength bending one inch steal into a fish symbol, breaking layers of concrete with their bare forearm, breaking a wooden bat and an aluminum bat with their bare hands, and taking a 12” skillet and forming it into a burrito.
 
Tue
15
Oct

Yorktown celebrates 55th Western

 

Another year has passed and the Yorktown Chamber of Commerce’s 55th Annual Western Days festival is here.
 
The free, family-oriented event will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Yorktown City Park.
 
The official opening of the cantina and carnival will be Thursday at 5 p.m. There will be three sections of the event: Wild West Way, Cowpoke Canyon and Ole Town Market Square.
 
To read more go to www.YorktownNews-View.com
Tue
15
Oct

Ribbon cutting for Attorney Giles

Yorktown Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Corporation representatives, as well as community members, were on hand for a ribbon cutting ceremony for Attorney at Law, Mark H. Giles’ office is located at 326 E. Main, Yorktown, in the Seifert Senter across from Citizens Bank. Giles (with scissors) is preparing to cut the ribbon assisted by Yorktown Chamber of Commerce President Amy Lamprecht (fifth from right).  Looking on are, from left:  Valda Lamprecht, Trust Texas Bank;  David Giles, Arianna Franco, Michelle Giles, David Styra, Citizens Bank;  Giles;  Lamprecht;  Bobby Strieber, First National Bank of Beeville-Yorktown;  Crystal Eichhorn, Yorktown Nursing & Rehabilitation Center;  Mark Weischwill, Weischill Real Estate and Yorktown Economic Development Corporation;  and Misty Laymon, RN, Yorktown Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.   Giles is board certified and specializes in Family Law.  News-View Photo by Mari Gohlke

Tue
15
Oct

Be aware of their presence

 

 A 2011 gray F150 pickup rear ended an 18-wheeled water valve truck on the evening of Oct. 7. 
 
At 7:20 p.m. K-9 Officer Luis Farias responded to the scene located on 100 E. Main in Yorktown. 
 
The driver of the 18-wheeler, an employee of Pinnergy, informed Officer Farias, “I saw [the light] turn yellow and I know how Yorktown is, so I was not going to run it.”
 
 
Sat
12
Oct

Ruby wins Great Gobbler Gallop

Cuero Turkeyfest's Ruby Begonia clocked a total time of 2 min. 25 sec. to win her 19th Great Gobbler Gallop over Worthington's Paycheck that had a total time of 13 min. 33 sec. Ruby's team is Clint Clark, Mary Beth Finney, Terri Warwas, and Clayton Lantz.

See complete results in the next Cuero Record.

Thu
10
Oct

Motorcycle accident on State Highway 72

 

Thu
10
Oct

Antique Tractor Pull attracts 9 yr. old

 

Nine year old Connor Metting of Nordheim made his first appearance competing at the Antique Tractor Pull in Nordheim Oct. 5.
 
Gregg Metting, Connor’s grandfather said, “I bought him the John Deere 630 about five years ago for this very purpose. It has been refurbished and restored and we have been waiting when he was finally old enough to drive it.”
 
Connor competed in all three divisions with the same tractor.
 
He said, “I ran it last night and pulled 217 feet while practicing.”
 

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