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Tue
26
Nov

Public invited to Texas Swedish Christmas exhibit

 

The DeWitt County Historical Museum will hold an open house on Sunday, Dec. 1 from 2 until 4 p.m. featuring Swedish Christmas customs. 
 
Betty Rathkamp of Yoakum has donated costumes for display. The museum will also feature a Swedish Christmas tree and cooking traditions of a Texas Swedish Christmas. 
 
The museum invites the public to come by and learn more about the rich heritage and enjoy a Swedish cookie and punch. In addition the exhibiton “Media Influence on Western Culture” will remain displayed on the enclosed porch of the museum. The museum is on 312 Broadway St. in Cuero. There is no admission fee.
Tue
26
Nov

Nominations accepted for Deputy Santa program

 

Tue
26
Nov

Donations accepted for Blue Santa program

 

The Cuero Police, Fire Department, and EMS are gearing up for the 4th annual Blue Santa program.
 
Cuero Blue Santa collects toys and delivers them to needy children up to 12 years of age. 
 
Cuero Blue Santa is collecting toys for the program at the Cuero Fire Station, the Police Department, Cuero Community Hospital, Trust Texas Bank, Cuero National Bank, and the Cuero Record office.
 
The program sponsors ask that donors do not wrap toys.
Tue
26
Nov

Main Street Program plans downtown Christmas event

 

Tue
26
Nov

City animal shelter ribbon cutting Nov. 14

 

The Chamber of Commerce assisted the open house and ribbon cutting for the City of Cuero Animal Shelter Nov. 14. The shelter is on FM 766, one exit past the Stevenson Unit. The city’s animal control office is Scott Sullivan with assistant Donald Johnson. Pet Adoptions of Cuero had several animals available for adoption at the event. Those who have concerns about an animal between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. are asked to call the Cuero Police Department at 361-277-3552. After hours call may be directed to 361-275-5734. 
 
Tue
26
Nov

Chamber announces November BOM

Be. was chosen by the Cuero Chamber of Commerce as the Business of the Month for November. Owner is Cecelia Hedrick. Be. has been a chamber member since 2012 and has been a supporter of the chamber and the community. Shown are board members Dave Jenkins, Kathy Simon, Nikki Lantz, President Natalie Carson, Cecelia Hedrick, Vice President Jaclyn Cox and Fielding Hickey.

Tue
26
Nov

Victoria Civic Chorus performs Dec. 6

 

Tue
26
Nov

CTHM opening features Laura Bush

 

Tue
26
Nov

Athlete improves after surgery

 

 
The Yorktown Independent School District Board of Trustees held their regular meeting on Nov. 18 that was more about updates than new business.
 
Sarah Hahn gave a public comment about wanting to make sure the district is the best in the state and to have the best teachers and administrators.
 
Alan Umholtz may have resolved some public concern about the district when he gave his superintendent report at the end of the meeting. The report included the Highly Qualified Teacher Report for 2013-2014 for Yorktown ISD. The report stated that 100% was given to all three campuses.
 
Read more in this week's edition of Yorktown News-View
Tue
26
Nov

Volunteers help to make kids smile

Yorktown Police Department volunteers held a Blue Santa bake sale to raise funds for needy children. Over the last two bake sales Blue Santa has raised over $500. Monetary and toy donations are still being accepted for the next few weeks at City Hall located at 119 E Main St. From left to right; Christy Serbin, Susan Kulik, and Charlotte Anderson. Photo contributed by Joshua Serbin

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