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Tue
27
Sep

2016 YHS Homecoming Queen

Yorktown High School Senior Halle Martin (right) was crowned as the 2016 YHS Homecoming Queen during half-time ceremonies at Wildcat Stadium this past Friday night. Martin was escorted by Wyatt Koricanek (left) and was crowned by the 2011 YHS Homecoming Queen, Destany Mungia

 

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Tue
27
Sep

Can’t touch this

A Woodsboro Eagle grabs onto the jersey of Yorktown Wildcat Luke Romans in this scene from Friday night’s game at Wildcat Stadium. Fellow Wildcat Martin Munoz (left) gets ready to help clear the way. The Wildcats won the game 55-0.

 

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Tue
27
Sep

City prepares to fill police dept. slots

At a special emergency meeting on Thursday, September 22, at 5:30 p.m., Yorktown City Council members voted in favor of allowing Interim Yorktown Police Chief Garry Smith the authority to hire one full-time and one part-time officer for the Yorktown Police Department. Council members present for the meeting were Manuel Serrano, William Baker, Blaine Denbo and Ruben “BB” Garcia. City Administrator Robert Mendez and Interim Police Chief Smith were also present for the meeting. Councilman Travis Peyton was absent.

 

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Tue
27
Sep

City suspends Flores after new charges

Yorktown News-View After going into executive session for a little over an hour and a half in a special emergency meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, September 19, Yorktown City Council members unanimously voted to suspend Yorktown Police Lt. Vicente Flores effective immediately without pay.

 

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Tue
27
Sep

YHS CLASS OF 1959 HOLDS CLASS REUNION

The Yorktown High School graduating Class of 1959 met for a reunion on Saturday, September 10. Gathering at 2 p.m. to visit and reminisce and pay tribute to those of our class who are deceased. Classmates unable to attend are Phillip Bock, Cleveland Stehle, Joyce (Jablonski) Parma, Rose Marie (Kolodziejczyk) Smalley, Betty (Harp) Ladner, Irene (Jendrzey) Galbraith, Joe Reynolds, Lawrence Stratmann, Edgar Stratmann, Edmund Ledwig, Betty Jo (Rohan) Haun, Lynette (Goehring) Davenport and Donald Kramer.

 

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Tue
27
Sep

CHS Homecoming 2016

Cuero High School seniors Amber Rangel (left) and Caeveon Patton were named Homecoming Queen and King on Friday night, Sept. 23. Patton and Rangel received their royal attire from last year’s king and queen, Zech Hopkins and Kerstin Timpone. The Gobblers and Patton won their Homecoming game against the Columbus Cardinals, 41-7.

 

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Tue
27
Sep

CDC unveils Tree of Honor

Cuero Development Corporation (CDC) and the December Events Committee (DEC) are already gearing up for this year’s Christmas in the Park. This will be the 17th year of the lighted show in Cuero Municipal Park. Among the lighted attractions will be a Christmas “Tree of Honor,” recognizing everyone who has made Christmas in the Park such a great success over the years.

 

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Tue
27
Sep

Cleaning up Cuero trees

Cuero Tree Board is working on their biggest project, while also preparing for tree education workshops. The board hired a company to prune trees throughout Cuero Municipal Park.

 

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Tue
27
Sep

Grand opening

The Cuero ISD Performing Arts Center’s grand opening will be held on Thursday, Sept. 29. Tours of the PAC, new athletic facilities, and new high school classrooms will be held from 6 to 7 p.m., and the performance in the PAC will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Please note: Backstage tours of the PAC will cease at 6:45 p.m. to allow the performers to get into position.

 

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Tue
27
Sep

County commissioners discuss budget items

Much of DeWitt County Commissioners Court meeting Monday dealt with items the county will see in the new budget year. Plans are underway to make repairs to the exterior walls of the county clerk’s office in the basement of the courthouse. Water leaks after heavy rains have plagued that office for the past several years.

 

 

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