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Tue
12
Nov

Yorktown Museum Open House Dec. 8

Yorktown Historical Museum will host an Open House on Sun., Dec. 8 from 1-5 p.m.  Yorktown Historical Museum will be open with a reception. The climate control will be celebrated as well as the acquisition  of new exhibits. The following have been added:  Children’s furniture, Sales Man’s Sample Home Furnishings, and an extensive Little Girl’s China Tea Sets. These acquisitions are from the estate of  Marilyn Mueller Gaida and donated to Yorktown’s Historical Museum by the family. Come enjoy the beautifully renovated museum and these exquisite exhibits. Please celebrate the beginning of the holiday season with a treasure no other museum in the area can boast. The Historical Society wants to acknowledge the City Council and all those who contributed to  the “Best of Yorktown”.

Tue
12
Nov

Class of '63 hold 50th 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.
 
Read more in this week's edition of Yorktown News-View
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

 

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