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01
Mar

Terry, Dorothy Chaffee celebrate 60th anniversary

Terry Chaffee and Dorothy Cortez Chaffee were married in Cuero on Jan. 20, 1956. A celebration at the Pompeii Italian Grill in San Antonio was given in their honor to celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary by their children Carol Rocha (David), Terry Chaffee Jr., and Mike Chaffee.

In attendance were their grandchildren Beth Keller (David), Veronica Rocha, Davy Rocha, and one great-grandson Jacob Keller, Dorothy’s sisters Elida Gonzales and Rachel and Frank Ruiz from Cuero.  

Also attending were several nieces and nephews from Houston, Victoria, Port Lavaca and Needville as well as 

family, friends, and neighbors from Universal City, Texas.  Not able to attend were grandson T.J. Chaffee from Tucson, Arizona and great 

grandson Jordan Keller from Universal City, Texas.

Tue
09
Feb

Noack earns certification

Kyle Noack CPA, Portfolio Manager with KMH Wealth Management, LLC and a Tax/Accounting Principal with KMH’s affiliate Keller & Associates CPAs, PLLC recently met the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc.’s education, examination and experience requirements to obtain the Certified Financial Planner™ certification.
 
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Tue
09
Feb

Boehm – Ware

Dennis and Melinda John of Cuero and James and Norma Boehm of Cuero are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jasey Ellen Boehm to Jeremy Allen Ware. Jeremy is the son of George and Josie Ware of Cuero and grandson of Joe Gonzales of Cuero. Jasey is the granddaughter of Jerry and Pat Wanjura of Cuero. Jasey and Jeremy will wed on March 5 at 3 p.m. at Trinity Church in Cuero. Jasey is a 2014 graduate of Cuero High School and employed at GVEC. Jeremy is a 2009 graduate of Cuero High School and employed with the Texas Department of Transportation.
 
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Tue
09
Feb

Birth at Cuero Hospital

Kharisma Faye Houston Hughes was born Jan. 16, 2016 at Cuero Community Hospital, weighing six pounds and 8.6 ounces and 19 inches in length. She is the daughter of Lisa Eakin and Lonnie Hughes of Cuero. She has two siblings, sister Karma Hughes and brother Khaos Hughes. Her grandfather is Allen Eakin of Cuero.

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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