Lifestyle

Tue
05
Jul

Yorktown EMS receives big donation

Yorktown EMS received a big donation to pay for the LifePak 15 on June 28 from the Krause’s. The donation was given in memory of Herbert Krause, a husband, father and grandfather. Pictured in front from the left are Leslie Voelkel, Amy Lamprecht and Joy Krause (mother). Back row: Caleb Lemke, Bobby Strieber, Joe Banda,William Potcinske, Charlotte Andersen, John Green, Mary Lee Kozielski, Frank Blair, Bill Robinson, H.R. Krause (son), Kenneth Ahrens, Eran Krause (grandson), Evan Krause (grandson). Not pictured is Ethan Krause (grandson).  

 

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Tue
05
Jul

GVEC honors Mayor Meyer

The GVEC Annual Meeting was held on June 24 at the Gonzales High School Special Events Center. Either present or by proxy, 977 GVEC members were represented at the meeting. Registration for the meeting began at 5:30 p.m. While waiting for the business meeting to begin, GVEC members enjoyed refreshments, chili dogs, and musical entertainment by The O’Neal Brothers Band. They also had an opportunity to browse the exhibit booth for GVEC subsidiaries, GVEC Home and GVEC.net and speak to Customer Service Representatives about signing up for GVEC’s TextPower service allowing members to report outages by cell phone text message.

 

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Tue
05
Jul

Historic Cuero jewelry store

Shown is a historical photograph of a jewelry store located on East Main Street next to The Cuero Record office. It is believed that the picture is from around 1900. The Cuero Heritage Museum is interested in obtaining additional photographs and information on the store and the people in the picture. The Cuero Heritage Museum is always interested in obtaining any information on historic Cuero, its families, buildings, businesses and events. Original documents and photographs can be scanned and returned to the owner. If you have photographs or documents that you want to have preserved in the Museum, contact Wayne Adickes at 361-649-2828 or Adickes@sbcglobal.net.

 

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Mon
04
Jul

County 4H donates blankets

Cuero Home Health & Cuero Community Hospital would like to thank the DeWitt County 4H programs and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service for their recent donation of fleece blankets for home health patients. Area 4H members were invited to participate in the clothing and textile project. Pictured in front from left are some of the project participants: Ethan Hahn, Andrew Hahn Becca Cox, back row Elaine Post - Cuero Home Health Administrator, Sarah Hahn – project coordinator with Yorktown 4H and Lynn Falcone – CEO of Cuero Communty Hospital. 

 

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Mon
04
Jul

Mini Cheer camp receives donation from Yorktown Lion’s Club

The Yorktown Lion’s Club made a donation to the Yorktown Mini Cheer camp during their regular scheduled meeting on June 20. Pictured from the left is sponsor Erin Merks, Christa Garcia, Alexis Longoria, Lion Sarah Hahn and son Luke Hahn, Aimsley Blank, Katie Hughes, Grehsyn Alman, Jessica Garcia and Page Nance.

 

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Mon
27
Jun

Transgender policy leaves schools on hold

BY TIM O’MALLEY

The Obama administration, on May 13, called on public school districts nationwide to allow transgender students to use the bathroom tha tmatches their personal gender identity as a condition for receiving federal funds. On May 31, Lt.Governor Dan Patrick made a statement, “The President’s threat of with holding federal funds is just a threat. By standing together we will demonstrateTexaswill not be threatened or blackmailed by a policy that doesn’t make sense and puts our girls and women at risk.” 

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Mon
27
Jun

Yorktown Public Library offers up to 70 languages

BY TIM O’MALLEY

The Yorktown Public Library offers the public the opportunity to learn as many as 70 languages and all is required is a library card. Yorktown librarian Marlo Stansel said, “This on-the-go resource is user friendly and can assist a beginner into becoming a fluent speaker of a different language.” The program, Mango Languages, was made possible by Friends of the Yorktown Public Library funding.

 

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Tue
21
Jun

Missionary, professor to give presentation at St. Peter’s

The Rev. Dr. Carolyn Schneider will give a presentation on her ministry and service as a missionary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America on Sunday, June 26 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Ander. Schneider, who teaches church history at Lutheran Theological Seminary in Hong Kong, will preach at the 9 a.m. worship service and give a presentation in the church’s parish hall following the service.

 

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Tue
21
Jun

Gonzales-Garcia announce engagement, wedding

Ebony Tobar and James Gonzales of Yorktown are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter Samantha Dawn Gonzales of Yorktown to Mario Garcia, son of Mario V. Garcia Sr., Nordheim and Mary Moore of Victoria. Samantha is a long time employee at Aunt Di's Kountry Kitchen. Mario works for an offshore energy service as a dispatcher in George West. The wedding will take place on Aug. 8 in Las Vegas, Nev.
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Mon
20
Jun

Preserving Cuero’s historical records

The Cuero Heritage Museum is in the process of collecting and preserving historical records and photographs of Cuero and the surrounding area. Anyone who has old family pictures, records or other information is invited to share that information with the Museum. The information will be recorded, electronically scanned and then the original returned to the owner. In some cases owners have donated the originals to the Museum to assure continuing preservation. Shown is a photo of three buildings in the 200 block of East Main Street. The picture is believed to have been taken in 1925. 

 

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