Spanish Cove

Yukon woman has history with group

While most of the volunteers with Volunteer Christian Builders, who are in Yukon, this week working on the Good Fight Church call places like Pottsboro, Texas, and Batesville, Arkansas, their home, one volunteer was home. Joan Allen and her husband moved to Yukon in October after having lived in Arlington, Texas. Her son and daughter…

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City says no to nursing home proposal

A proposal that could put the city of Yukon into the nursing home business has received “no“ recommendations from the city manager and city attorney. Yukon City Manager Jim Crosby sent an email to city council members late last week recommending against participating in the proposed supplemental Payment Program for Nursing Facilities Program. His recommendation…

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Spanish Cove marks birthday with expansion

Dozens of people turned out to mark two celebrations for Spanish Cove Retirement Village — the center’s 43rd birthday and the ground-breaking for the first phase of a $45 million expansion project. “What we’re doing today is starting the next 43 years with the dedication of our Pavilion expansion project. This is Phase 1 of…

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Spanish Cove moves closer to $45M expansion project

Construction of a $45 million expansion for Spanish Cove could begin later this fall, officials said this week. The Yukon Zoning Commission voted Monday to vacate an easement for the facility, but delayed any decision on rezoning the property for commercial use. The property currently is zoned for residential development. Officials from Spanish Cove have…

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Looking to expand: Spanish Cove plans expansion projects

Officials with a Yukon retirement community say they plan to invest more than $45 million over next few years to expand their facility. Don Bose, chief executive officer for Spanish Cove, said the two-phase project also involves the implementation of a new memory care program at the center. Bose said the facility plans to break…

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Celebrating 90 years of history, adventures

Civilla Ball, a longtime Yukonite and a resident of Spanish Cove Retirement Village, celebrated her 90th birthday on March 25. Ball’s birthday celebration wasn’t a disappointment with a quiet brunch with her six children and their spouses followed by a party at the South Yukon Church of Christ with 81 children, children’s children and children’s…

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Sweets, treats and all the meats!

Plenty of Yukon residents showed up hungry to the Dale Robertson Center Thursday night, but left with full stomachs and smiles on their faces. Yukon’s 18th annual Taste of Yukon was a success. Taste of Yukon featured different types of food, including cupcakes, bread pudding, fudge, chicken tenders, smoked brisket, hamburgers, macaroni and cheese, sushi,…

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Spanish Cove residents visit Yukon Veterans Museum

Several Spanish Cove residents visited the Yukon Veterans Museum on Dec. 16 with Curator Rick Cacini as their bus driver and tour guide. Among those residents were Korean War veterans Civilla Ball (Frederick) and Joe Brown, who shared some stories of their time in the war. “The Korean War began in 1950 when Communist forces…

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