News

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.
Tue
15
Oct

300 at FCA Fields of Faith gathering

Two of the strongest men on the planet traveled to Yorktown to participate in “Fields of Faith” hosted by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes on Oct. 9 at Wildcat Stadium.

Nathan “Chip” Minton of Macon, Ga.,  1994 and 1998 Winter Olympian and former professional wrestler, along with three time world power lifting champion, Randall Harris of Dallas are part of a group that travels the world called Team Impact.
 
Together they displayed incredible human strength bending one inch steal into a fish symbol, breaking layers of concrete with their bare forearm, breaking a wooden bat and an aluminum bat with their bare hands, and taking a 12” skillet and forming it into a burrito.
 
Tue
15
Oct

Yorktown celebrates 55th Western

 

Another year has passed and the Yorktown Chamber of Commerce’s 55th Annual Western Days festival is here.
 
The free, family-oriented event will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Yorktown City Park.
 
The official opening of the cantina and carnival will be Thursday at 5 p.m. There will be three sections of the event: Wild West Way, Cowpoke Canyon and Ole Town Market Square.
 
To read more go to www.YorktownNews-View.com
Tue
15
Oct

Ribbon cutting for Attorney Giles

Yorktown Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Corporation representatives, as well as community members, were on hand for a ribbon cutting ceremony for Attorney at Law, Mark H. Giles’ office is located at 326 E. Main, Yorktown, in the Seifert Senter across from Citizens Bank. Giles (with scissors) is preparing to cut the ribbon assisted by Yorktown Chamber of Commerce President Amy Lamprecht (fifth from right).  Looking on are, from left:  Valda Lamprecht, Trust Texas Bank;  David Giles, Arianna Franco, Michelle Giles, David Styra, Citizens Bank;  Giles;  Lamprecht;  Bobby Strieber, First National Bank of Beeville-Yorktown;  Crystal Eichhorn, Yorktown Nursing & Rehabilitation Center;  Mark Weischwill, Weischill Real Estate and Yorktown Economic Development Corporation;  and Misty Laymon, RN, Yorktown Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.   Giles is board certified and specializes in Family Law.  News-View Photo by Mari Gohlke

Tue
15
Oct

Be aware of their presence

 

 A 2011 gray F150 pickup rear ended an 18-wheeled water valve truck on the evening of Oct. 7. 
 
At 7:20 p.m. K-9 Officer Luis Farias responded to the scene located on 100 E. Main in Yorktown. 
 
The driver of the 18-wheeler, an employee of Pinnergy, informed Officer Farias, “I saw [the light] turn yellow and I know how Yorktown is, so I was not going to run it.”
 
 

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