Lifestyle

Tue
26
Jan

Seiferts find reason to "hang out" to celebrate

It was an exciting day on Dec. 18, 2015 for Sonny and Betty Ann Seifert.  They traveled to College Station to see their two oldest grandchildren graduate from Texas A & M University.

At the 2 p.m. ceremony, their grandson, Austin Ray Seifert, son of Darren and Laurie (Osburn) Seifert, graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. He is currently employed at the Austin office of Brown & Gay Engineers in their Land Development Department.

At the 7 p.m. ceremony, their granddaughter, Wycoda Korinne Fischer, daughter of Billy and Wysenda (Seifert) Fischer, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Elementary Education EC-6). She is currently employed at Yorktown Elementary School teaching Kindergarten.  

At the end of a long and exciting day, the family celebrated at the Dixie Chicken-a favorite “hang-out” of Austin and Wycoda’s.

Tue
26
Jan

Pohl named to Baylor Dean's List

WACO – More than 3,500 Baylor University students were named to the Dean's Academic Honor Roll for the 2015 fall semester. To be named to the Dean's List, a student must be an undergraduate with a minimum grade-point average of 3.7, while enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours. A private Christian university and a nationally ranked liberal arts institution, Baylor is classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. This blends with Baylor's international reputation for educational excellence built upon the faculty's commitment to teaching, scholarship and interdisciplinary research to produce outstanding graduates.
 
Below are students from your area who were named to the dean's list this fall. The honor student news release and a complete listing of all honorees is available at www.baylor.edu.
 
Tue
12
Jan

Marek – Montgomery engagement

JoBeth and William Davis of Victoria and Jodie Montgomery of Stockdale are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley Montgomery, of Port Lavaca to Brent Marek of Port Lavaca.

Brent is the son of Richard and Janice Marek of Port Lavaca and grandson of the Emil and Hertha Konrad of Port Lavaca and the late Cotton and Audrey Marek of Port Lavaca.

Haley is the granddaughter of Fred and Judy Billings of Nixon, the late Jolyne Billings of Nixon and Eula and the late Dudley Montgomery of Stockdale. Haley is a 2007 graduate of Cuero High School and will graduate from the University of Houston-Victoria in December 2016 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems. Haley is employed at The Victoria College as the Help Desk Coordinator.

Tue
12
Jan

Long-Lovett engagement

Ted and Pam Long are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Megan Leann Long, to Evan Kyle Lovett. Evan is the son of Patrick and Denise Lovett. Megan is a Physical Therapist Assistant in Seguin. Evan is employed by WSI in Atlanta, Georgia as a Field Machinist. Evan and Megan will marry at sunset at a private ceremony in Las Vegas, Nevada on Feb. 21.
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Tue
12
Jan

Soliz Jr. receives second master degree

Ruben Soliz Jr. received his master of science degree at Our Lady of the Lake University commencement on Dec. 19, 2015. Ruben is the son of Lydia G. Soliz of Yorktown and Ruben Soliz Sr. of Nordheim.

He is the grandson of Sofia G. Garcia and the late Antonio C. Garcia Sr. of Yorktown and Elisa Soliz of Nordheim and the late Alex Soliz Sr.

Attending his Fall commencement were his parents, his sisters Melinda, Yvonne and Linda; brother-in-law William Ruiz; nieces Ashley, Courtney, Arianna; nephews Ethan and Cameron; and special friend Stephen Flores.

Ruben is currently working with U.S.A.A. in San Antonio. He received his master’s in arts and science on Dec. 14, 2013.
 

Tue
12
Jan

Taylor Jo Friesenhahn

Taylor Jo Friesenhahn was born Dec. 9, 2015 at 2:25 p.m. at Detar Women and Children’s Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds 10 ounces and was 18 inches long. Taylor Jo’s parents are Charlie and Tara Friesenhahn. Her sister is Emilee Friesenhahn. Grandparents are Thomas and Bonnie Stepanski of Yorktown, Frank and Shari Gerking of Seadrift, and Carl and Cindy Friesenhahn of San Antonio. Great grandparents are Irene Stepanski and the late Paul Stepanski of Yorktown; the late Edward and Gloria Mann; Arlin and Gilda Rogge of Runge; Francis Friesenhahn and the late Ray Friesenhahn of Adkins.
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Tue
05
Jan

Martin earns degree from Texas State

Maegan Nicole Martin, daughter of Jimmy and Brenda Martin, graduated with her Bachelors of Business Administration in Marketing from Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. Commencement ceremonies were held at Strahan Coliseum on Dec. 12, 2015 at 2 p.m.  Maegan is a 2012 distinguished honor graduate of Cuero High School. Future plans for Maegan include a job with FOCUS; the Fellowship Of Catholic University Students, as a full-time missionary beginning this upcoming Fall. She will be placed on one of 126 FOCUS campuses across the United States to “make disciples of all nations (Matthew 28:19).”
 
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Tue
05
Jan

Boehl graduates with honors

Clyde and Elva Rhodes are proud to announce the graduation of their daughter, Alexis N. Boehl, a 2011 graduate of Cuero High School, who received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business, an honor graduate Magna Cum Laude from the University of Houston-Victoria on Dec. 12, 2015.

Tue
05
Jan

70 years married

Robert Curtis Marshall and Marjorie Ollie Bosworth married on Jan. 6, 1946 in Corpus Christi. Marjorie met Curtis when she was 13 years old. They both graduated from Runge High School. Curtis served in the United States Navy for 28 years and retired as a Commander. They returned to Texas so Curtis could continue his career as the Executive Director of Mechanical Contractors Association. Their children wish them love and congratulations on their 70th anniversary. Their children are Steve Marshall and his wife, Mary Ann, of Bradenton, Florida; Jock Marshall and his wife, Cheryl, of Houston; and Candy Henderson and her husband, Dick, of Cuero and grandchildren, Matt Marshall and Jennifer Marshall of Houston.
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Tue
05
Jan

Westerman-Calk engagement

James and Cathy Hurta of Cuero are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Michelle Westerman of Victoria, to Brandon Dale Calk of Inez, son of Bobby and Donna Calk of Van Vleck. Courtney is also the daughter of the late Leonard Westerman. Courtney is the granddaughter of Mrs. Rose Marie Tam of Yorktown and the late Anton “Tony” Tam and Mrs. JoAnn Westerman of Victoria and the late Leonard “Gene” Westerman. Brandon is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Curnutte of Markham and the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Calk Sr. The couple will marry on February 13 at First Baptist Church in Victoria. Courtney is a 2000 graduate of Victoria High School and a 2005 graduate of the University of Houston-Victoria with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. She is employed as a Senior Branch Administrator with Edward Jones Investments. Brandon is a 2000 graduate of Van Vleck High School and attended Texas Tech University.

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