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Tue
06
Sep

Riskes celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Victor and Gerry Riske celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 2, 2016 with a renewal of their wedding vows at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Yorktown with Rev. Tim Meuhlbrad officiating. They were then honored with a reception and dinner at 5D Restaurant inYorktown by their family.

 

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Tue
06
Sep

Cook – Goebel

Mr. and Mrs. Rex Cook of Ballinger, Texas announce the engagement of their daughter, Dottie Ann, to Nolan Ross Goebel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bart Goebel of Cuero, Texas. Dottie is a 2015 graduate of Texas A&M University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science and Master of Science degree in Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications. Dottie is employed with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension as an Extension Associate for  Texas 4-H. Nolan is a 2013 graduate of Texas A&M University, where he also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science. Nolan works for Collier Farms in Brenham, Texas as an Assistant  Ranch Manager. Surrounded by family and friends, the couple will exchange vows of Holy Matrimony at Saint Boniface Catholic Church in Olfen, Texas on Sept. 17.

 

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Tue
02
Aug

Methodist welcomes new pastor

The congregation of First United Methodist Church welcomed their new pastor, Rev. Roberta Parrillo, with a covered- dish luncheon on Sunday, July 31. She came toYorktown from the Methodist Church in Poteet. She was born in Rhode Island but got to Texas as soon as she could. She has two sons, Chris who lives in Seattle and Josh who lives in Irving. Her parents live in San Antonio. She graduated from Trinity University with a Broadcast Journalism Degree. She went to Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary where she got herMaster of Divinity Degree. She enjoys swimming, cooking, reading and table-top games. She says she is excited to be here. 

 

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Tue
02
Aug

Granddaughters have grand time at Yorktown Museum

Caroline Blain entertained her granddaughter Cara O'Neill and great-granddaughters Macaylyn, Madylyn and Taylor from Jacksonville, FL with an old fashioned tea party at theYorktown HistoricalMuseum on Wednesday at 3 p.m. The guests donned hats and modeled in a fashion show. Tea was served along with finger sandwiches and cookies. The guests also toured the museum and enjoyed the exhibits. 

 

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Tue
26
Jul

Burn ban in effect

By Glenn Rea
The Cuero Record 

Lack of rain combined with 100-degree temperatures have prompted DeWitt County Commissioner’s Court to order a rural burn ban in effect. At Monday’s meeting the court unanimously agreed to place this county under a burn ban for the next 90 days or until sufficient rains change the dry conditions.

 

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Tue
19
Jul

Yorktown 4-H elects new officers

The Yorktown 4-H Club met on May 16 at the Yorktown Public Library. New officers for 2016-2017 year were elected. In no particular order they are: President Elise Schuenemann,1st Vice President Eran Krause, 2nd Vice President Blake Boyd, Secretary Ryan Eichhorn, Treasurer Brooklyn Corpus, Reporter Sydnie Krueger, Parliamentarian Layne Geffert, Historian Hagen Newman, Council Delegates Travis Eichhorn and Seth Hahn. The Phone Committee will consist of Sydnie Krueger, Laynie Boyd and Ethan Weischwill.

 

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Mon
18
Jul

Pilot Club members attend convention in Montreal

Cuero Pilots Kingslee Mitchell and Morgan Rath attended the Pilot International Convention in Montreal, Quebec, July 5-10. Pilot International was chartered on Oct. 18, 1921 in Macon, Georgia by Elizabeth Leonard and forty local businesswomen. The name “Pilot” was inspired by the mighty riverboat pilots of that day who represented leadership and guidance. Pilot principles are Friendship and Service and the motto is “True Course Ever”.  

 

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Mon
18
Jul

Market on Main Saturday

Cuero’s Market on Main is scheduled for this Saturday, July 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is hosted by Cuero Main Street, a department of the City of Cuero, and is held the 4th Saturday of April, July, and October. You can find hand-crafted items, furniture, jewelry, clothing, health and home products, and more under the market tent located at 201 E. Main Street in historic downtown Cuero. The Food Bank of the Golden Crescent Farmers Market Association has partnered with Cuero Main Street to bring a downtown farmers market to Cuero every 4th Saturday, April-October. The downtown farmers market will be open during this weekend’s Market on Main, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

 

 

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Mon
11
Jul

Juvenile burglary on Garfield Rd.

A 15-year-old juvenile is in detention on multiple charges according to DeWitt County Sheriff’s Office. A land-owner in the 2500 block of Garfield Road reported his residence had been burglarized recently and sheriff’s deputies investigated the report.

 

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Mon
11
Jul

Cuero Rodeo July 22-23

The Cuero Livestock Show Board is bringing a Lester Meier Open Pro Rodeo to Cuero for the eighth year on July 22nd and 23rd. The rodeo will be held at the Cuero Rodeo Arena and will start each night at 8 p.m. Tickets will be sold at the gate. Adult tickets will be $10, kids 7-12 will be $5 and kids under 6 will be free. For more information call the DeWitt County Extension office at 361-275-0816. For heart-stopping excitement with a hearty dose of old-fashioned family fun, few things top the Annual Rodeo. One of the top open professional rodeos in the state, the annual Open Professional Rodeo is anticipated each year by contestants and fans alike. 

 

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