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Tue
10
Sep

Court accepts plea in murder case

A plea by the defendant Tuesday afternoon means there will be no need for a murder trial here after all.

Tue
10
Sep

Yorktown Lions Club provide visual screening

 

Contributed Photo
 
Lions Club District Governor Ronnie Martin, left, with Yorktown Lions Carrol Bluntzer, Shannon Massey, Kathy Frels, Harvey Kainer, and Pat Kainer at the Visual Screening held on Wednesday, Sept. 4, at YAM.  Kathy Frels, RN with Methodist Healthcare Ministries performed some 50 screenings through the day. Those screened were provided with a sheet of test results that can be presented to their doctor for more evaluation. Johnny Simpson is not pictured.
 
Tue
10
Sep

Retirement, investment planning seminar Sept. 26

 

Tue
10
Sep

DAR celebrates Constitution Week

 Members of the Yorktown Bicentennial Chapter, NSDAR, met with Cuero Mayor, Sara Post Meyer, as she signed the Constitution Week Proclamation, observing the 226th Anniversary of the signing of the Constitution.

The weeklong commemoration of America's most important document is one of our country's least known official observances.
 
The tradition of celebrating the Constitution was started many years ago by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). In 1955, the Daughters petitioned Congress to set aside September 17-23 annually to be dedicated for the observance of Constitution Week. 
 
The resolution was later adopted by....
 
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Tue
10
Sep

Reverend Chitapa to speak at FBC

Pastor Cleopas Chitapa the international director for Africa Missions Frontier (AMF) will be the guest speaker at the First Baptist Church on Sunday, Sept. 15 at the  11 a.m. church service. AMF is a missions organization that  believes in the literal fulfillment of the great commission through mobilizing, training and deployment of the church. Pastor Cleopas has planted many churches across the sub-Sahara nations and the United Kingdom. He founded the Cornerstone Bible Academy (CBA) as the leadership development  for indigenous missionaries that now has seven campuses in three nations. He is also the  general overseer for Cornerstone Fellowship International Churches, a church planting movement with a network of 35 congregations. For more information visit: www.cornerstonefellowship.eu

Tue
10
Sep

Orosco returns to Yorktown

 

A familiar face is back back in Yorktown and has returned to work at Yorktown Nursing and Rehab Center. Mary Orosco was born in Yorktown and graduated high school in 1981. 
 
Orosco graduated from the Victoria College LVN program in Cuero in 1986. She began working at the facility in 1988. She said a profession in nursing felt natural to her.
 
“I was taking care of my parents. It felt natural to go into to nursing because it was something I was already doing.”
 
She stayed with her...
 
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Tue
10
Sep

Utah resident comes to celebrate cousin Santos' 100th birthday

 

Tue
10
Sep

Court rules mistrial in murder case

 

Mon
09
Sep

2 killed, 1 injured following Yorktown wreck

Yorktown Police Department and DPS responded to a wreck yesterday at approximately 3:44 p.m. According to Sgt. Richard Ramirez, two vehicles traveling on state Highway 119 collided at the intersection near 10th Street in Yorktown causing two fatalities and one in serious condition.

Fri
06
Sep

Expanded Gobbler scoreboard debuts tonight

 

Cuero Gobbler fans will see the latest improvements to Gobbler Stadium tonight when they attend the first home game of the new season. Cuero will host Victoria West starting at 7:30 p.m.
An enlarged scoreboard will feature video introductions of the players along with commercials from four local sponsors.
The operation and production of the new scoreboard is under the direction of the CHS Audio-Video Production Class. The students are Claire Laging, Hunter Kutack, Viren Vora, Jarred Wagner, and Valerie Vazquez.
Also new this year the stadium has wifi accessibility. To log-on the password is guestpass.
 
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.

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