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Tue
25
Mar

Fatal wreck Thursday

 

Yorktown Police Department, along with Yorktown Volunteer Fire Department and Yorktown Emergency Medical Service, responded to a fatal accident at 5:30 p.m. on March 20, eight miles out of Yorktown.
 
Michael Allen Dean, 29 years old of Port Lavaca, worked for Peak Oilfield Service. Dean was driving a water truck  traveling on F.M. 237, three miles east of U.S. Highway 183 South. According to Yorktown Police sergeant Richard Ramirez, Dean overturned off a “S” curve. 
 
Yorktown Fire Marshall said, “We got on the scene and set up extrication tools (jaws of life). [It took us nearly 30 minutes] to extricate the individual.”
 
Department of Public Safety lists wreck as this county’s first fatality of the new year.
 
Tue
25
Mar

Resolution supports CAP efforts near Nordheim

 

Residents in the Nordheim, Yorktown area have received support in their attempt to stop construction of oil field reclamation facilities.
 
At Monday’s DeWitt County Commissioners Court meeting, the court approved a resolution addressed to the Railroad Commission of Texas.
 
The resolution states the county shares the health and environmental impact concerns residents that area have expressed. 
 
It requests the Railroad Commission, “...give vigorous scrutiny to the permit applications of Peyote Reclamation, LLC for solid waste disposal facilities on Hohn Road and Eckhart Road.”
 
Read more in this week's edition of Yorktown News-View and Cuero Record
Tue
25
Mar

Boys & Girls Club plans Saturday festival

 

Tue
25
Mar

Schendel selected National Society of High School Scholars

 

Thu
20
Mar

Forgery suspects identified, arrested and charged

 

Wed
19
Mar

Cotman heads to National Spelling Bee, Watson places 3rd

 

Muriel Cotman of Cuero is the regional spelling bee champion. Brady Watson, also of Cuero, took third place at the event. Held Tuesday in Victoria, Muriel survived 44 rounds competing with over 2,000 students from 56 area schools. She will now travel to Washington, D.C. to compete in the National Spelling Bee.
 
Muriel, 13, is a home schooled student from The Acorn School. Watson is a 6th grader from Cuero Intermediate School.
Tue
18
Mar

Crime Stoppers seeks to ID suspected mailbox thieves

DeWitt County Crime Stoppers is requesting assistance in obtaining information for the persons or vehicle listed in these photos. It is believed that the persons in the photographs are targeting rural mailboxes in the Hochheim, Petersville and Yoakum areas of DeWitt County. On Feb. 20, this person passed a forged check at a Victoria business. This person is wanted for questioning in several other forgeries. If you know this person or have information, contact DeWitt County Crime Stoppers at 361-275-0880 or the DeWitt County Sheriff’s Office at 361-275-5734. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $2,000 for information leading to the arrest and grand jury indictment of the person or persons involved in this incident. Contributed photo.

Tue
18
Mar

3 siblings have exhibited Cuero Livestock Show grand champion cattle the past 9 years

 

Tue
18
Mar

Oilfield waste draws full house

 

Tue
18
Mar

City returns to its home

 

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