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Wednesday, February 25, 2015 • Posted February 26, 2015
No progress has been made this past week in righting the wrongs of the phone company. I took a sabbatical and enjoyed life in the slow lane. Everyone needs time off and with no agenda. Like being in your PJ’s all day. Watching “Chick Flicks” on TV, that is if you can find a good one.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 • Posted November 26, 2014
In the early morning hours of November 20, EMS responded to a call at the Mason County Jail after the Jailer discovered that an inmate, Crystal Haley, had attempted to take her own life. The EMS was unable to revive Ms. Haley. Sheriff Buster Nixon reported to the Mason County Commissioners' Court on Monday, November 24, that the death was being investigated by the Texas Rangers.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 • Posted February 25, 2015
On The Teaching of History There’s a riot quietly ongoing around something called “Advanced Placement History”. Folks on the Right want to revisit what is taught in schools about Our History. This seems to involve a lot of Revision, and Omission of many things that really happened that they, for whatever reason, find uncomfortable.
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015 • Posted February 25, 2015
Dale Watson, Austin’s king of country music, will bring his Lone Stars band and hardcore country music to Mason Saturday March 21. So, if you’re yearnin’ for some good ol’ real country music, then the Odeon Theater in Mason is the place to be. Show time is 7:00 PM and tickets are $20 per person. Dale Watson grew up listening to the likes of Lefty Frizzell, Hank Williams and Buck Owens and his musical roots and values remain steadfast to real country music.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 • Posted February 26, 2015
After a very successful “Chili On The Square,” the Mason Study Club gave the library a check for $1500. Thank you, Citizens of Mason, for making this possible by braving the cold and buying a bowl of chili. Pictured presenting Patti Grote with a check are Barbara Brunken, Diane Evans, Karen Olson, Patti Grote, Judy Branch, and Alberta Birk.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 • Posted February 26, 2015
Garrett Honaker proudly announces the arrival of his little sister, Kate Elizabeth Honaker, on September 18, 2014. She weighed seven pounds, nine ounces; and, was 20 inches long. Also welcoming Kate were her parents, Wade and Wendy Munsell Honaker of San Angelo.
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015 • Posted February 25, 2015
Need extra money for college? Several scholarship opportunities are available for both high school and college students who are part of a Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) member family, Mason County Farm Bureau President Tim Dockal said. “Texas Farm Bureau offers these scholarships to help the next generation as they continue their education,” President Dockal said.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 • Posted February 25, 2015
Joyce Emmogene Keyser (Cravey), a long-time resident of Mason County, passed away in her home on Thursday, February 19, 2015. She was 78 years old. Joyce was born in Waring, Texas, on November 1, 1936, the youngest of 11 children to William and Elizabeth (Potschernick) Cravey. She is survived by her children Donna Yarborough (husband Jimmy) of Fredericksburg, Lyla Crouch (husband Jerry) of Mason, and Haden Keyser (wife Kim) of Brady; four grandchildren Kara Hollingshead (husband Talor), Kegan ...
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015 • Updated February 25, 2015 7:36 PM
Varsity Cowgirls vs. Shiner Bi-District @ Georgetown HS Tuesday, Feb. 17 Mason 11—8—9—14 = 42 Shiner 4—8—10—11 = 33 Scoring—Katie Smith--5, Monaco Schmidt--5, Kenley Stockbridge--10, Sara Powell--7, Brooke Falgout--2, Kayla Guice--8, Katy Armstrong--5. Rebound Leaders—Powell--8, Guice--8, Stockbridge--7. Blocks, Steals & Deflections—K. Smith--6, Falgout--7. Assists—Guice--3, Falgout--2. Varsity Cowgirls vs. Anderson-Shito Area @ Westwood HS Friday, Feb. 20 Mason 18 ...