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Tue
07
Jan

Cuero ISD recognizes board of trustees

 

January is School Board Recognition Month in Texas and Cuero Independent School District is joining other districts across the state to thank these community volunteers for their commitment and contributions to our public schools.
 
“School board members serve countless hours working to make public education the best it can be for every child,” said Cuero ISD superintendent Jim Haley. 
 
“In a climate of change and challenge, they develop policies and make tough decisions on complex educational and social issues that affect the entire community and the lives of individual students. They bear responsibility and oversight in Cuero ISD for an annual budget of $17.6 million; 2103 students, in grades Pre-K to 12; more than 400 employees; and five campuses.
 
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Tue
07
Jan

Cuero ISD plans Gobbler Winter Bash Monday

 

Tue
07
Jan

Deputy voter registrar training offered Jan. 15

 

The DeWitt County Elections/Voter Registration Office is offering deputy voter registrar training on Wednesday Jan. 15. The training will be held at the Elections Office, 115 N. Gonzales St. in Cuero, and will begin at 1:30 p.m.
 
Register for the class by calling 361-275-0859 or send an email to electionadmin@co.dewitt.tx.us
 
Those who wish to register must call or email by 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14. This will assist the office in being prepared for the number of trainees. If no one contacts the office to register by the deadline, the class will be canceled for the month.
Tue
07
Jan

Choir dinner fundraiser this week

 

The Cuero ISD choirs are sponsoring a Renaissance Dinner event at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9 and Saturday, Jan. 11. The event will be held at the St. Mark’s Fellowship Hall.
 
The event will include dancing, acting, singing, acrobats, instruments and food catered by the Barbecue Station. The meal includes a bread bowl of broccoli cheese soup, sliced turkey and sausage, green beans, German potatoes, bread pudding, wassail, coffee, and tea. The cost of the Renaissance Dinner is $12.
 
For more info, contact Heather Turk at 361-746-4018 or email hturk@cueroisd.org.
Tue
07
Jan

CCH hosting blood drive Jan. 16

 

Cuero Community Hospital will be hosting a blood drive in the Education Classroom from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16. 
 
Anyone who is 16 years old weighing 120 pounds (with parental consent form), or at least 17 years old weighing 110 pounds, and in good general health can donate blood. Donors must present photo ID, last four digits of their social security number and their birth date. 
 
For further information, contact Kathy Simon at 361-275-0511.
Tue
07
Jan

CAMAL Food Pantry open Thursday

CAMAL Food Pantry will be open on Thursday, Jan. 9. Senior hour is 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and regular hours are 2 to 6 p.m. The pantry will also be open Thursday, Jan. 23. The pantry is on the 100 block of East Main Street.

Tue
07
Jan

YISD sees many changes with new school year

(Editor’s note: The following is a review of the final six month’s top stories taken from the pages of Yorktown News-View. The first six months were reviewed in last week’s edition.)

July
David Lynn, of Victoria, was chosen as the new high school principal.
 
Ty Robinson was chosen as athletic director, head football coach.
 
Yorktown News-View took a first place in advertising at the 2013 Texas Better Newspaper Contest held recently in Houston.
 
Caitlin Seifert, who graduated Yorktown High School, received Texas Girls Coaches Association softball academic all-state honors.
 
Read more in this week's edition of Yorktown News-View
Tue
07
Jan

Holiday winners announced

 

Gerhardt’s Jewelry Store is pleased to announce the winners of the fabulous prizes given away in the Christmas drawing sponsored at the jewelry store.  
Presila Torres was the lucky winner of the striking clock. Vance Heaslet was the winner of the watch while Michelle Garcia was chosen as the winner of the locket.
Gerhardt’s Jewelry congratulates these winners and would like to thank all their customers for coming in to register.
 
Skinny’s Fireworks celebrated another successful season during the 2013 holiday fireworks season.
Owner Paul Janacek is pleased to announce John Crockett as the winner of the big 8,000 roll of Black Cat firecrackers.
“Once again, we are truly humbled by the support of the Yorktown community,” Janacek said.  “We look forward to showing our appreciation during our 2nd annual Product Demonstration Show on July 4th.”

 

Tue
07
Jan

Annual Cuero Prospect Swine Show scheduled Saturday

The Cuero Masonic Lodge will host its annual Cuero Prospect Swine Show Saturday, Jan. 11 at the Friar Ag Building.

The judges will be using a five breed format: Duroc-Hamp-York-Crosses-OPB.
 
"It gives the kids an opportunity to gain some experience in the ring and for them to know what they will have to do, whether to be more lean or work on a particular area before the season arrives," said coordinator J.C. Hull.
 
Prizes will be awarded for grand, reserve, and 1st thru 5th place for each breed class. Prizes will be belt buckles, satchels, back packs, and billfolds.
 
Read more in this week's edition of Yorktown News-View and the Cuero Record
 
Tue
07
Jan

Cross Trails Ministry gets waterslide

 

The annual Oktoberfest held at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Ander raised $8,345 for a water play feature at Lutheran Camp Chrysalis near Kerrville.
 
Included in the gift to the camp is a $1,500 matching grant from the Greater Victoria Chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. The Oktoberfest was held Oct. 27.
 
The congregation’s gift will fund a water slide for the creek at Camp Chrysalis. Any remaining funds not used for the water slide to go toward purchasing Frisbee golf equipment for Ebert Ranch Camp near Harper.
 
Read more in this week's edition of Yorktown News-View

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