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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.

Tue
29
Dec

Blain makes Dean's List

Alexandra Jessica Blain of San Marcos was named to the 2015 Texas State University fall Dean’s List. She is the daughter of Buck Blain of Cuero, Christine Blain of Victoria and the granddaughter of Cheryl Bramlette. Being selected as a recipient of this academic honor indicates the student has attained a grade point average of 3.50 or better at Texas State last semester in a minimum of 12 semester credit hours.
 
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Tue
22
Dec

Horton celebrates graduation

Kamry LaTrice Horton, the daughter of Goldia Robinson and the great- grand-daughter of the late Adolph and Ovie Robinson, graduated from Texas A&M University at Kingsville on Dec. 11 with a Bachelor’s Degree of Arts in Communications and a minor in Graphic Designs. Kamry graduated from Cuero High School in 2011.
 
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Tue
15
Dec

Pickett – Jones engagement

Charla and Bobby Jones of Cuero are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Elizabeth Jones of Cuero, to Logan Taylor Pickett of Cuero. Logan is the son of Kristene and Greg Pickett of Cuero. Kayla graduated from Texas State University in May 2014 and is now the manager of Teaghlach Meadows, Bed and Breakfast & Event Center. Logan is the ranch manager of M2 Weldon Ranch and Teaghlach Meadows. The couple will wed on Jan. 16, 2016 at First United Methodist Church of Cuero.
 
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Tue
15
Dec

Green-Avery earns degree

Armand “Monte” Gren-Avery, son of Dawn Green and Terry Avery, grandson of Johnnie V. Green and the late John “Buddy J.” Mathis and nephew of Darcel Green, graduated from Abilene Christian University on Friday evening, Dec. 11 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology and Nutrition with a Tracking in Sports and Recreation Management from the Department of Education and Human Services. The 2015 Fall Commencement Ceremony was held at Moody Coliseum.
 
Monte was recognized earlier during the day and presented with an ACU Banner by the president of ACU, Director of Athletics and coaching staff during the graduation reception for graduating athletes.
 
Monte is a 2011 graduate of Cuero High School where he excelled in football, basketball and track/field and was named the Victoria Advocate Male Athlete during his senior year in 2010-2011.
Tue
10
Nov

Ryilee Ann Sappington

On Sept. 21,2015 an angel was born. Richard and Missy Sappington are proud to introduce their daughter Ryilee Ann Sappington. Ryilee weighed 5 lbs 1 oz and was 17 inches long. Ryilee was welcomed by her brothers and sister ,Josh Blaschke, Cody Lubyinesky and Makenzie Lubyinesky. She is adored by her grandparents Milton & Diane Blaschke and Louise Truede all of Cuero, Jack and Ann Sappington of Halletsville. She’s also welcomed by her niece and best friend Brynlee Jae Blaschke.

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Tue
10
Nov

Braygen Porter Blaschke

Maegan and Brandon Blaschke of New Braunfels are proud to announce the birth of their son, Braygen Porter Blaschke, on Sept. 18, 2015, weighing seven pounds and five ounces and 19.75 inches in length. Braygen has three siblings: Mylah, Grayslin and Emmry Blaschke. His grandparents are Wayman and Nancy Krueger of New Braunfels and Michael and Kim Blaschke of Yorktown. His great-grandparents are James and Neva Autrey of Iredell and Billie Blaschke of Shiner.

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Tue
10
Nov

Matejek family reunion

The 36th Matejek family reunion was held Oct. 25 at the Yorktown Fire Department meeting room. Upon arrival, family members enjoyed visiting and preparing for the noon meal, consisting of a variety of delicious foods and desserts with the blessing given by Hayden Leist.
 
During the business meeting, a time of silence was observed to remember Robert Baker of Lubbock who passed away since last year’s reunion. Prizes were then awarded to the oldest lady, Evelyn Janyssek; oldest gentleman, Buddy Wolff; youngest child, Kinley Leist; longest married couple, Buddy and Shirley Wolff; longest distance traveled, Nancy Bostick; first time attendee, Jacob Schoener; kid’s prize, Hayden Leist; main door prizes to Douglas Vogel and Georgia Matejek.
 
A live auction was then held to raise funds for next year’s reunion which will be held Oct. 30, 2016 at the same location.
Tue
03
Nov

Valenzuela completes boot camp

Joshua Adam Valenzuela graduated from Navy boot camp on Oct. 16 in Great Lakes, Illinois. He will attend Nuclear Engineer school for the next two years in South Carolina. He is the son of John Harvey and Beatrice Valenzuela.
 
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Tue
03
Nov

75th wedding anniversary

Laura and Fritz Hilbrich, bottom left to right, are pictured with their children celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary in October 1980. Their children are from left Sonny Mueller, Alice Lee Parker Hilbrich and Eppie Hilbrich. Laura and Fritz were married Nov. 7, 1940. October 2015 would have been their 75th anniversary.
 
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