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Tue
29
Oct

Amendment early vote continues through Friday

 

Tue
29
Oct

Yorktown Western Days Quilt Show winners

Read this week's edition of Yorktown News-View to see the pictures and winners in each class.

Tue
29
Oct

Dad's honored at annual breakfast

Yorktown Junior High faculty and students honored dads with their annual breakfast Oct. 11. From the left are Estefania Osorio, Frank Vasquez, Jr., Brent Beckham, Wesley Wehlmann, and Charity Beckham. Contributed photo.

 

Read more in this week's edition of Yorktown News-View

Tue
29
Oct

Matilda Weise celebrated 99th birthday

Matilda Weise celebrated her 99th birthday Sept. 14 at the Hermann Sons Lodge in Weesatche. She was born Sept. 17, 1914. Matilda has 127 family members and most of them were in attendance for the celebration. Guests included her 12 children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great great-grandchildren, nieces, and other friends. Contributed photo

Tue
29
Oct

Yorktown VFW/Auxiliary to distribute Buddy Poppies

 

Members of the Yorktown VFW Post #8136 and the Ladies Auxiliary will be distributing Buddy Poppies on Fri., Nov. 8, from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at various locations in Yorktown.  
 
Look for volunteers at: Lowe’s Supermarket, Yorktown Post Office, The Texan, Dollar General (11 a.m. - 1 p.m. only), and outside of the Weesatche Post Office (8:30 a.m. - 12 only). There will be cans for donations at Gerhardt’s Jewelry, Aunt Di’s, Kraege Drug Store, Hairworks by Rachel, Susanne’s Beauty Salon, and Leske’s Oil/Conoco if you cannot make one of the sites.  
 
All proceeds from Poppy distributions will be used to benefit disabled and needy veterans and the widows and orphans of deceased veterans.
 
Read more in this week's issue of Yorktown News-View
 
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.

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