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Wednesday, October 22, 2014 • Posted October 23, 2014
A friend, who shall remain nameless because I haven’t asked him if I could print his name (note to self: call Charles Elbel and ask permission to use his name before submitting this column) recently sent me a list of the states, and what each one is famous for. At least I think all the states are listed.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 • Posted January 8, 2014
Felicia Lee Smith, age 27, of Mason, passed away Saturday, January 4, 2014. Services are pending at Leatherwood Memorial Chapels in Mason. A full obituary will appear in next week's edition of the News.
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Wednesday, October 22, 2014 • Posted October 23, 2014
With every week's paper, we put our stories, photos and columns out into the public sector. Once they are on paper, anyone and everyone can pick it all apart, letting me know what we got wrong, what we missed saying, and what we missed entirely. Any job that involves the public has the same exposure.
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Wednesday, October 22, 2014 • Posted October 23, 2014
The annual Membership Meeting of the Friends of the Library will be held at 6:00 p.m. on November 3, 2014. Guest speakers will be Mason’s own Garry Gamel, Editor of the Mason County News and Lauri Gray Eaton, former contributor/photographer for the San Antonio Express News. Both journalists will be discussing the role of the newspaper in our lives and what the future holds for the newspaper in rural and urban communities.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 • Posted October 23, 2014
The Mason Kindergarten enjoyed the Mason County Fire Department coming to show them the firetrucks and equipment during Fire Prevention Week. The Kindergarten teachers are; Tami Smith, Karen Toone, and Linda Geistweidt.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 • Posted October 23, 2014
After interviewing applicants to replace former Justice of the Peace Tammi Bowman, the Mason County Commissioners' Court selected James Treg Hudson as her replacement during a special meeting last week. On Monday, Hudson was sworn in and began his official duties.
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Wednesday, October 22, 2014 • Posted October 22, 2014
Thanks to a call received from a very kind gentleman here in Mason that wishes to remain anonymous, Melany Canfield and the generosity of many Masonites, the Chamber of Commerce is accepting dresses for girls who would like to go to the Queen’s Coronation but cannot afford a new dress.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 • Posted October 22, 2014
Tommy Lee Clay of Mason, Texas passed away on Wednesday, October 15, at the age of 76. Visitation was Friday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at Mason Funeral Home. Funeral services were held on Saturday, October 18, at 11:00 a.m. at River of Life Church in Mason. Burial was in the Gooch Cemetery in Mason, Texas on Monday, October 20, at 2:00 p.m.
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Wednesday, October 22, 2014 • Posted October 23, 2014
The Cowgirls and Punchers competed at the Bandera Pre-District Cross Country Meet last Wednesday. The girls and boys set personal records throughout the day boosting our confidence as we head into district which is this Wednesday in San Saba! The Varsity Cowgirls will run at 1:00, Varsity Boys at 1:30 and JV girls at 2:00.