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Thu
07
Apr

Yorktown man arrested following narcotics search

Deputies from the DeWitt County Sheriff’s office assisted by Yorktown Police Department executed a narcotics search warrant at 127 Strieber Alley in Yorktown on April 6 at approximately 4 p.m. The search warrant was requested in response to alleged drug trafficking that was occurring from the residence. The search warrant netted 44.5 grams of methamphetamine and 6.8 grams of marijuana.

James Ray Gonzales, 55, of Yorktown was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, delivery of marijuana, and manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance penalty group 1.

James Ray Gonzalez is currently being held at the DeWitt County Jail with bonds of $150,000 for manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance penalty group 1, $2500 for possession of drug paraphernalia, and $2500 for delivery of marijuana.

Tue
05
Apr

'Don't Mess with Texas' trash-off

Cuero volunteers will meet at the Chamber of Commerce at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 9. They have multiple groups cleaning throughout the city. Contact Cari.Hensley@txdot.gov for specifics.

The Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off, a partnership between Keep Texas Beautiful and the Texas Department of Transportation, is Texas’ largest single-day litter cleanup event. Volunteers from across the state collect litter along roadways as well as around other public places, including parks, neighborhoods and waterways.

As roadside volunteers work hard to keep our state beautiful this Saturday, TxDOT reminds drivers to stay alert, avoid distractions and exercise caution while traveling.

For additional information: http://www.dontmesswithtexas.org/get-involved/trash-off/

Tue
05
Apr

Local actor helps reveal solution in new movie

By Tim O’Malley
Yorktown News-View

More than a handful of Yorktown residents may make an appearance in the sequel “Behold A Pale Horse” when Rocky Mountain Pictures presents a Heartland Pictures Production of a new film called “Revelation: Dawn of Global Government” opening on April 15 at Santikos Palladium AVX located at 7301 Grand Parkway in Richmond.

The film documentary, directed and written by Chuck Untersee, produced by Anita Untersee, unfold a looming world government known as the United Nations and how it takes, piece-by-piece, America’s sovereignty.

Tue
05
Apr

Calvary Baptist welcomes Joel Arnold

On Sunday evening, April 10 at 6:30 p.m., Joel Arnold will be in concert at Calvary Baptist Church in Cuero.

Joel is a classically trained pianist, violinist and organist who is an advanced student at Southwestern Seminary in Fort Worth and serves as Associate Pastor of the Hopewell Baptist Church of Alvarado.

From Bach and Beethoven to the great hymns of faith, Joel has a wide range of talent and creativity.

The event is free, but donations towards Joel’s fall mission trip will be accepted and appreciated. Joel will be traveling to Bonn, Germany to witness to Muslim refugees coming out of Syria and other places being persecuted by ISIS.

For more information or to get directions, go to the church website at www.calvarycuero.com or call the church at 361-275-3736.

Tue
05
Apr

Community breakfast held at 1st Presbyterian Church

Saturday morning, April 2, a community breakfast was held at First Presbyterian Church. The cooks were members of Mounty Bethany Baptist Church in Thomaston, Jerusalem Baptist Church in Cuero, and First Presbyterian Church in Cuero. The men of the churches served over 200 people and raised approximately $650 for C.A.M.A.L. house.

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Tue
05
Apr

KCB presents Blue Ribbon award

This month Keep Cuero Beautiful presented a Blue Ribbon landscaping award to Paul and Cindy Holcomb, Sr. for their beautiful yard.

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Tue
05
Apr

CMV gravel spill

A CMV loaded with gravel was south on U.S. Highway 183. The driver attempted to turn left onto State Highway 111. He was not able to negotiate the turn, and the truck rolled into its side and the gravel spilled into the median.

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Tue
05
Apr

2 drug arrests in Cuero

Two people were arrested last week in Cuero facing charges of possession of controlled substances.

On Tuesday, March 29, Kyle Hoffman, 23, of Cuero was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) in a drug free zone. He was also charged with possession of controlled substance (synthetic marijuana). Charges also included tampering with evidence.

Cuero Police reported Hoffman was driving in the 400 block of North Hunt when he was stopped for an expired vehicle registration.

During the investigation, police found drugs and paraphernalia.

Tue
05
Apr

Texas Independence Day

Meyersville School celebrated Texas Independence Day on March 2. Seventh grade students wrote and designed Texas ABC books. The books reflected historical people and events of the Lone Star State as well as symbols representing the great state. The seventh graders read their books to other students in Panther Country.

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Tue
05
Apr

Cuero ISD changes DAEP program

By Robert Proctor

The Cuero Record

With budget cuts looming for Cuero ISD, trustees approved an increase in breakfast and lunch prices and a change to the Discipline Alternative Education Program (DAEP). Trustees also accepted the resignation of 10 teachers, effective at the end of the school year.

Laura Marie spoke on behalf of Little Gobblers Football during the open forum. Marie talked about the upcoming 2016 season and how they will need to secure facilities.

During administration report, John C. French principal Kim Fleener spoke about the school’s upcoming field day on April 15, where they will have a time capsule opening with students from 1986.

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