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Tue
29
Oct

Tree management workshop Oct. 31

 

Tue
29
Oct

YHS class of '53 celebrate 60th reunion

 

The Yorktown High School Class of 1953 celebrated their 60th reunion at the Housing Community Center on Thursday, Oct. 17.
 
A noon meal of barbecue, sausage, and all the trimmings was catered by the Barbecue Station. A cake with the inscription “Class of 53” was also served.
 
Those attending were:...
 
Read more in this week's issue of Yorktown News-View
Tue
29
Oct

Francis DAR guest speaker

Yorktown Bicentennial Chapter, NSDAR, welcomed special guest, Susan Francis, Division IX Director of the Texas Gulf Coast Regents' Coast as speaker Oct. 17. Mrs. Francis' topic was Ellen Hardin Walworth, one of the four founders of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The meeting was held at the DeWitt County Historical Museum, the perfect backdrop for the presentation, as Mrs. Francis appeared in full costume such as Mrs. Walworth might have worn in the late 1890s. Contributed photo

Tue
29
Oct

New Lions Club members installed

Six new Yorktown Lions Club members were installed during a recent Installation Ceremony on Oct. 21.  New Lions Club members are, from left:  Bryce Koenig, Loris B. Maddox, CPA;  Amy Lamprecht, Yorktown Chamber of Commerce President;  Sylvia Hernandez, YES and YJHS Principal; Sarah Hahn, Owner/Seams Like Home; Alan Umholtz, YISD Superintendent; and Pastor Mark Collins, First Baptist Church Yorktown.  Also pictured with the new Lions are Past District Governor John Simpson (second from right) and Yorktown Lions Club President Sharon Massey (far right).  Contributed Photo

Tue
29
Oct

Bond election Tuesday

 

Early voting began recently for a $76 million bond issue called by Cuero School District. Through Monday about 200 people had voted early for the elections. Early voting continues through Nov. 1 and election day will be Nov. 5.
 
According to CISD board of trustees, if the bond issue passes it will fund the following projects:
 
•New elementary schools - $33.5 million. This would include construction of a new pre-kindergarten, kindergarten campus for 300 students. It would also include construction of a new first, second, and third grade campus for 600 students.
 
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.
Tue
29
Oct

Danielle Penn wins RWOY writing contest

 

One of Yorktown’s youth was one of four winners of this years’s Republican Women’s Writing Contest. 
 
Danielle Penn, daughter of James and Rhonda Penn, and senior at Yorktown High School competed in this years constitutional essay. In Danielle’s essay she chose to write about how the United States Constitution gives Americans freedoms that the citizens of other countries do not enjoy.
 
“I realized just how amazing and how diverse we are that we can express our diversity without being forced,” said Danielle.
 
Read more in this week's edition of Yorktown News-View
Tue
29
Oct

Area students tour pumpkin patch

The First Presbyterian Church and First United Method Church have once again partnered to sponsor a pumpkin patch in Cuero. The patch is at the Presbyterian church courtyard. About 650 students from Cuero, Yorktown, Yoakum and Runge will tour the pumpkin patch through Oct. 31. Students also participated in games and storytime. Diane Westmoreland, church volunteer, said 1,248 large pumpkins were ordered for the patch. Each student was given a free small pumpkin before returning to school. Photos by Elizabeth Rodriguez/CueroRecord.

Tue
29
Oct

Museum exhibit celebrates Gobbler's "Glory Years"

 

Tue
29
Oct

Bat specialist speaks at city meeting

 

It’s a subject not many want to talk about. Partly because it’s smelly and partly because it’s scary.
 
But now people are talking.
 
Last week several downtown business owners met to talk about b-a-t-s.
 
Unless you are new to Cuero, you know there are bats downtown. You can see them flying at sunset. You can smell them on a rainy day.
 
Jim Kennedy, principal scientist with Kennedy Above and Under Ground in Austin, is a bat specialist. He was previously specialist with Bat Conservation International.
 
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.
 
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Mon
28
Oct

Cuero ISD parents invited to Wednesday event

Cuero ISD parents and family members are invited and encouraged to enjoy guest speaker Ruben Perez at the Victoria Community Center at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30.  Perez will present a program titled, “Help! My Child Came Without an Owner’s Manual.” Parent/teacher/child relationships will be discussed and Perez will share parenting tips.

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