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Tue
22
Oct

Donations accepted for family after home fire

 

On Oct. 5 just before 10 p.m. the Yorktown Volunteer Fire Department responded to a structure fire in Yorktown located on 227 S. Baunig. Shortly after, the YVFD called the Cuero Volunteer Fire Department for assistance. The CVFD responded with eight firefighters and a fire engine. 
 
It was not long after that the fire was contained. However, due to the extent of the fire throughout the structure from winds driven from the incoming cool front, firefighters spent a couple of hours locating and cooling hot spots throughout the home. 
 
Read more in this week's edition of the Yorktown News-View.
Tue
22
Oct

Nordheim Class of '65 reunion

 

The Nordheim High School Class of 1956 held its 15th reunion on Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Nordheim Park Lounge, commemorating 57 years since graduation. Dolores Grubb Nesloney, Alberta Schuenemann Allman and Norlene Sucher Ckodre were in charge.
 
A social was held from 1-5 p.m. with tea, coffee, and assorted snacks being served. Following prayer by Norlene Ckodre, a delicious meal of pork loin and chicken with side dishes and desserts was served.
 
A short meeting was held. The seven deceased class members were remembered. They are Joyce Ammermann Saul, Estefanita Ochoa Rodriguez, Doris Leister Buchhorn, Myrle Rogge Rabenaldt, Edith Haak, Doris Alex Stewart and Garriet Harms.
 
Read more in this week's edition of Yorktown News-View.
Tue
22
Oct

Fire prevention contest winners announced

Winners have been announced in the Fire Prevention Poster Contest recently held at Nordheim ISD. The contest was sponsored by the Nordheim Volunteer Fire Department. Following are the winners of the contest.

 

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

 

Tue
22
Oct

Businesses beware

 

There have been several armed robberies that have occurred at convenience stores in Washington, Fayette, Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, and Blanco Counties.
 
The suspects dresses in all black, usually with a black under armour hoodie, a face mask, dark sunglasses, white and grey tennis shoes, and a grey and black shoulder bag.  
 
Suspect appears to be a black male and in each robbery displays a black handgun.
 
The robberies are taking place between 5:30 a.m. and 7 a.m. when the stores first open.  
 
The robberies appeared to have started on Sept. 19 to current. This is an FYI to our local business community.
Tue
22
Oct

Western Days poster and coloring contest winners announced

The Western Days poster and coloring contest winners are as follows:

 

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

Tue
22
Oct

Sturm receives Golden Certificate Award

Eleanora Sturm, third from the left, of Yorktown was recently honored with the Golden Certificate Award for her longtime membership in Catholic Life. Mrs. Sturm became a member 67 years ago when she bought a policy from Agent William Kozielski. In June, Chairman of the Board Sixtus Laskowski, General Agent Darrell Labus, Yorktown Branch Vice President Jo Ann Griffin, Yorktown Branch President Lupe Martinez and Yorktown Branch Secretary-Treasurer Brenda Nash presented Mrs. Sturm with a golden rosary and a certificate. Contributed photo by Brenda Nash

Tue
22
Oct

Nordheim antique tractor pull results

 

Results from the Nordheim Antique Tractor Pull held on Oct. 5:
 
Read the results in this week's issue of Yorktown News-View.
Wed
16
Oct

Ribbon cutting for Badda Bling

The Cuero Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Badda Bling Oct. 10. The shop, owned by Brooke Smith, is on 108 E. Main St. The shop offers women’s clothing and a  full service salon. The shop is open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1-6 p.m. Sunday.

Wed
16
Oct

Early voting begins Monday

 

Early voting in person begins Monday, Oct. 21 and continues through Friday, Nov. 1 for the Nov. 5 constitutional amendment and Cuero ISD Bond and Yoakum ISD bond elections. Early voting hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 
The DeWitt County Elections Office is used for early voting in person and is on 115 N. Gonzales St. in Cuero, directly behind the Health Department and Tax Office. Any DeWitt County registered voter may vote in person during early voting for the constitutional amendment election. In addition, any Cuero ISD/Yoakum ISD registered voter may vote in person during early voting for the Cuero ISD/Yoakum ISD bond election. 
 
Read more in this week's editions of the Record and News-View.
Wed
16
Oct

Bishop Park dedicated

Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum will open its doors to the public Nov. 22. But prior to that event, the museum celebrated the opening of George Bishop Park Saturday morning.

When plans were made several years ago to turn the original Knights of Pythias Hall  into Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum, work began on the developing the remainder of the block.
 
Partnering with St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Cuero Development Corporation, City of Cuero and GeoSouthern Energy’s vice president Meg Molleston and owner George and Kathy Bishop, the parking area and surrounding green space became a landscape project.
 
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.

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