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Tue
02
Aug

2nd Annual Holman Back to School Bash

Editor’s Note: The following story was written by Sonny Long and submitted to The Cuero Record.

CUERO – Viola Holman has every reason to give up – but she hasn’t. Since late 2014, death has claimed Holman’s father, a daughter and step-daughter, a grandson and her mother-in- law. Earlier this year she was diagnosed with breast cancer, underwent a mastectomy and 12 chemotherapy treatments. In June she broke her ankle.

 

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Tue
02
Aug

Circle Y opening new facility

YOAKUM – Circle Y Saddles, Inc. will be constructing a new 30,000 square foot warehouse in a deal announced July 29 with the Yoakum Economic Development Corporation (YEDC). In consolidating its two plants, 15 Circle Y Saddles employees based in Tennessee were offered packages to relocate to Yoakum. “We have great employees in Tennessee and we hope most decide to transfer,” remarked Mark Jemelka, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Circle Y Saddles. “By consolidating all manufacturing and distribution in Yoakum we expect to experience significant operational efficiencies, especially in shipping.”

 

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Tue
26
Jul

Interviews set for YISD leader

Yorktown School District trustees will spend the remainder of this week interviewing applicants for the position of superintendent. Called meetings are scheduled Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday evenings for trustees to interview six total applicants for the position.

 

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Tue
26
Jul

Fleener to lead two schools during 2016-2017 school year

Leading two schools is no easy task, but Kim Fleener is up to the challenge. Entering her eighth year with Cuero ISD, Fleener will take over as principal of Cuero Jr. High and will also stay on as principal of John C. French, as the school district completes the transition to the new school.

 

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Tue
26
Jul

END OF AN ERA

Cuero ISD is preparing for the opening of two new elementary schools, replacing John C. French and Hunt Elementary. Pictured is a mural at the former Hunt Elementary campus, which is for first, second and third grade students.

 

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Tue
26
Jul

Bell voted new 267th District Judge

Republican county precinct chairmen from six area counties, including DeWitt County, met recently and voted overwhelmingly to name Bobby Bell of Edna as the new 267th District Judge to succeed Skipper Koetter.

 

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Tue
26
Jul

New unit director at Boy, Girls Club

Boys and Girls Club of DeWitt County has a new unit director. Tiajuana Williams became the unit director in June and will help lead the Club along with Kelvin Washington. The mission of the Club stood out to Williams. “The boys and girls  club mission statement caught my attention,” Williams said.

 

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Tue
26
Jul

Values fall $1 billion, again

For those keeping up with taxable values in this county, the latest total appraised values were released Monday by DeWitt County Appraisal District. These values are used to determine tax revenues and tax rates the taxing entities will have for their new budgets.

 

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Tue
19
Jul

City suspends two officers after probe

Yorktown City Council has suspended long-time police chief Paul Campos and Lt. Vicente Flores. Those actions came after called meetings of the council at city hall. One meeting was held Saturday and another Monday.

 

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Tue
19
Jul

Keeping up with fun list

Yorktown Chamber of Commerce and City Of Yorktown and working to provide several evenings of entertainment in the next few weeks. Here are some the plans.

 

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