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Tue
19
Nov

Koetter seeks re-election as district judge

 

Tue
19
Nov

Damage to newly paved roads will cost taxpayers

 

On Nov. 14, the  Yorktown Police Department were informed that damage was being done to the newly paved city streets. 
 
The paving crews found two areas on Twelfth Street where someone had peeled out spinning their tires, which in turn caused the small pea size rock to be displaced from the roadbed.
 
Yorktown chief of police Paul Campos said, “If anyone is caught causing intentional and reckless damage to the City streets can be charged with criminal mischief, dependant on the extent of damages can be a Class C misdemeanor up to a state jail felony if it is $1,500 or more.”
 
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Tue
19
Nov

Reward for information leading to burglary

 

The Yorktown Police Department is offering a $1000 reward for any information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for each one of these crimes.
 
On Nov. 12 at 12:16 p.m. Yorktown police responded to a burglary at 244 York Street in Yorktown. The homeowner and his wife had left their residence between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Upon return they discovered that their outdoor storage shed had been burglarized.
 
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Tue
19
Nov

Yorktown H.S. class of 1963 reunion

 

The Yorktown High School Class of 1963 celebrated their 50th year reunion on Saturday, October 26 at the Gruenau Hall Meeting Room.  Sixty-one former classmates, spouses, and guests attended. 
 
School colors were reflected in the black and gold centerpieces created from mesh ribbon, spiral stems, and tea lights set on white linen tablecloths centered with gold sheer runners. Individual place settings of ivory and gold dinnerware and other matching accessories completed the decor.
 
A social from three to six o'clock in the afternoon allowed classmates an opportunity to   renew friendships and "catch up" on the last fifty years. A memorabilia table holding the reunion mugs, photo albums, scrapbooks, along with letters and photos from classmates who could not attend, was the site of reminiscing and much laughter.
 
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Tue
19
Nov

Nordheim walk/run results

 

The Nordheim senior class and the Nordheim Relay for Life Team would like to thank everyone that was involved in our 5K Walk/Run which was held this past October.  
 
There were 55 participants that did the walk/run and a total of 93 that pre-registered and received T-shirts. A big thank you to the following sponsors: Edgar & Gladys’ Café, Nitro Fluids LLC, Texas Rope Rescue, Loris B. Maddox, CPA, Runge Veterinary Clinic, Metting Dozer Service, Sandhill Graphics, Roberta and Larry Hale, Ronda & Tim Voelkel, and Joyce Ann & Bernard Warwas.
 
Results are as follows:
 
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Tue
19
Nov

Majestic Myrtles reunion

The Red Hats, Majestic Myrtles, had a reunion at El Sombrero Cafe on Nov. 7. Shirley Janssen was the Queen Mother. From front left are: Shirley Collins, Mackey Vogel, Penny English and Jo Ann Hoelscher. From back left: Beverly Clanton, Rosemary Schlarbaum, Sharon Liske,  Betty Sharp, Linda Herwick, Evelyn Long, Diana Ford, and Shirley Janssen. Contributed photo.

Thu
14
Nov

Three vehicle accident in Nordheim

 

There was a three vehicle accident in Nordheim at South 172 in front of Edgar & Gladys' Cafe about 1 p.m.
 
A 75 year old man was driving a Ford 150 was injurd and airlifted by PHI to San Antonio hospital. A passenger in a Chevy Equinoz was injured and taken to DeTar Hospital in Victoria by ambulance. The third driver, driving a Halliburton tractor cab, was not injured. 
 
Report indicates that there were no serious injuries. 
Wed
13
Nov

St. Michael's School receives Corpus' book

St. Michael’s Catholic School in Cuero is the first school to receive Elie Corpus’ latest book, “Lectionary for Mass – Student Version: Year C – Year A.” The book coincides with the school calendar, which begins with the 20th Sunday of Ordinary Time and goes through Pentecost Sunday enabling students to discover and enjoy the Scriptures from a unique learning perspective. The books were donated to the school by Rosemary McElroy. Students are shown, front row from left, Hagen Newman, Emie Bolting, Faith Ledwik, Danyelle Rodriguez, Kara Hernandez, and Jason Lopez; back row, Elie Corpus and Father David Berger. Elie’s books can be purchased on her website www.searching-for-jesus.com, on www.Amazon.com, or by calling 361-894-7274. They are also available at Wishing Well Gift Shop, Rendezvous and Badda Bling in Cuero and also at Incarnate Word Gift Shop in Victoria.

Tue
12
Nov

Veteran's Day ceremony at courthouse

A Veteran's Day service was held at the DeWitt County Courthouse Nov. 11. Harold W. Hartman, Cuero VFW commander, gave the welcome and led the Pledge of Allegiance. Tony Warzecha, Cuero VFW chaplain, gave the invocation and benediction. Barbara Hartman, Ladies Auxiliary president, gave the address. Those who attended the service are shown singing "American the Beautiful."

Tue
12
Nov

GVEC breaks ground on 2 new centers

 

The Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative took a major step to keep pace with its growing membership in DeWitt County by breaking ground on its new Cuero Customer Service Center and Southern Operations Center in Cuero on Nov. 7. The groundbreaking for both facilities was held at the site of the new Customer Service Center at 1015 East Broadway in Cuero. The facilities are scheduled for completion in late 2014.
 
“By breaking ground on these facilities today, GVEC is taking an important step in expanding our services for our area members and the community as well as maximizing operational efficiencies,” said GVEC General Manager and CEO, Darren Schauer.
 
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.

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