Lifestyle

Tue
07
Jun

Mikulencak – Wendel

Marsha Ann Mikulencak of Baytown and Keaton Lee Wendel of Meyersville were married Saturday, April 30 in Shiner. The ceremony took place at the Sts. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church with Father David Berger as the officiant. The bride is the daughter of Danny and Janel Mikulencak of Baytown and the granddaughter of Mrs. Gladys Mikulencak and the late Elvin Mikulencak of Moulton and the late Felix and Mae Hybner of Shiner. The groom is the son of Brian and Laurie Wendel of Meyersville and the grandson of Mrs. Joan Wendel and the late Gerald Wendel of Meyersville and Mrs. Marlene Fromme and the late Wayne Fromme of Cuero.

Tue
07
Jun

Southwest Texas Dairy Farmers

The 2016 Summer Reading Program will present Southwest Texas Daily Farmers on July 15 at 10 a.m. at the Cuero Public Library. The Southwest Dairy Farmers is an alliance of dairy farmers from Texas, New Mexico, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Virginia, Kentucky and North Carolina. These producers have pooled their resources to provide consumer education in nutrition, to promote dairy product use, and provide dairy product information.

 

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Tue
07
Jun

‘Honor the fallen, count the cost’

“Honor the fallen. Count the cost. Never take their sacrifice for granted.” Those were the words spoken by retired Lt. Col. Vanessa F. Hicks-Callaway during the Memorial Day service held at the Veteran’s Memorial in Yorktown on May 30. DeWitt County Vietnam Veterans #1029, along with Fritz Post #272, American Legion Post #272, Veteran of Foreign Wars Post #8136, and Ladies Auxiliary Post #8136 hosted the event. The day was slightly breezy after a heavy rain earlier before the community gathered to pay their respects for America’s freedom fighters.

 

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Tue
07
Jun

Winners of Bicycle Rodeo

Yorktown Elementary School held their annual Bicycle Rodeo on May 26 at the Ag/bus barn parking lot. Pictured from the left is 1st place girl Baylee Guerrero, Department of Public Safety Trooper Ruben San Miguel and 1st place boy Tyler Respondek. Both winners were in the fourth grade.

 

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Tue
07
Jun

May Feast Shoot Out Cook-off near sweep

It was a near sweep when Nordheim resident Ronnie Pfeifer and his crew entered the Nordheim May Feast Shoot Out Cook-off. In the chili competition Ronnie took second place and was beat out by his sister Carolyn Elizondo. Ronnie’s team took second place in beans, first place in dessert, first place in chicken and won Grand Champion Cooking Team. Pictured in front from the left are nieces Bailey Elizondo and Brooke Elizondo. Back: sister Carolyn Elizondo, girlfriend Kim Uresti, Ronnie Pfeifer and son Dennis Pfeifer.

 

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Wed
01
Jun

Gowens YJHS Teacher of the Year

Yorktown Junior High School teacher Stephen Gowens was awarded Yorktown Junior High School Teacher of the Year during the 8th grade promotion ceremonies on May 26.

 

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Wed
01
Jun

YISD staff recognized

Yorktown Independent School District Board of Trustees recognized several employees for their years of service and/or safety awards on May 16 during their regular scheduled meeting

 

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Wed
01
Jun

Free Masons make donation

Yoakum Free Masons made a donation to the Child Welfare Board of DeWitt County on Thursday, May 27.

 

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Wed
01
Jun

Ledbetters open Cuero’s Quality Cleaners

Cuero Chamber of Commerce welcomed Cuero’s Quality Cleaners back to the community with a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, May 25. Cuero’s Quality Cleaners is located at 202 N. Terrell. It is owned

 

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Tue
31
May

Johnson joins NSCS

Mikhayla Lynn Johnson of Austin has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). Johnson’s parents are from Cuero.

“NSCS is more than just a symbol of academic achievement. Membership gives students access to a number of amazing benefits including career and networking resources, scholarships, travel and service projects both on campus and in the community,” Stephen E. Loflin said, NSCS Founder and CEO.

NSCS is a member of the Associaiton of College Honor Societies and is the nation’s only interdisciplinary honors organization for first-year and second-year college students. Membership is by invitation only, based on grade point average and class standing. NSCS has over one million lifetime members and 300 chapters in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

For more information about NSCS, call 202-265-9000 or visit their webiste at nscs.org.

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