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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 • Posted October 1, 2015
“Hauling Hogs Illegal.” That’s the heading over the first paragraph about feral hogs on page 32 of the 2015-2016 Arkansas Hunting Guidebook, which is the Arkansas version of the Texas Outdoor Annual. Then it says, “Act 723 of the Arkansas General Assembly prohibits the possession, sale and transport of live feral hogs.” Which proves that whoever edits the Arkansas Hunting Guidebook has, sadly, abandoned the Princeton Comma.
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, September 30, 2015 • Posted September 30, 2015
Dear Editor, This summer two of my classmates and I, along with about one hundred other young adults across Texas, attended the HOBY leadership seminar in Austin. This was a truly outstanding and eye opening experience that will impact me for the rest of my life. Collaborating with the group I was placed in upon my arrival, I participated in debates and activities targeted to teach us new leadership skills as well as enhance the skills we already possessed.
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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 • Posted October 1, 2015
The work of Judy Row, a well-known regional fiber artist, will be on exhibit at the Arnold Art Gallery beginning Monday, September 21 through the upcoming Mason Fall Art Festival on Saturday, October 31st. The artist has had a commission-based weaving and fiber arts business since the 1960’s. She recently retired from a position at Texas State University and has now turned full-time to the studio with an emphasis on sculptural fiber art.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 • Posted October 1, 2015
Are you looking for a cat that really acts more like a dog? Wildfire is just that. She is a super social kitten that wants to be where people are. She loves to play and snuggle and cat AND dog friendly. She tested negative for feline leukemia/HIV is current on vaccinations and will be spayed and microchipped before going to her new home.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 • Posted October 1, 2015
Margaret Swanson had a very happy day on Monday, September 28, when family members and friends gathered at her home to celebrate her seventy-second birthday. Birthday cakes and gifts made the day extra special for her. Picture by Gladys Garner
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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 • Posted September 30, 2015
On October 1, Hill Country Memorial Hospital’s Medical Group will welcome pulmonologist Christian Maluf, M.D. He will see patients in Fredericksburg. Maluf is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine, and he is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Chest Physicians.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 • Posted September 30, 2015
Homer Joseph “Pat” Patterson, 72, of Kerrville, TX, passed away on September 26th in San Antonio, TX after a brief illness. He was born in Scotts Bluff, NE, to Greta Adeline Williams Patterson and Chester Virgil Patterson on September 21, 1943. He married the love of his life Jimmie Nell White on August 26th, 1965, in Boerne, TX. He served in the Navy at Beeville, TX.
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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 • Posted October 1, 2015
The JV white team played a great game against the Brownwood Lions on September 17th; but, came up a little short. The final score was 26-12. There were some good plays made by the Punchers and there were obvious improvements. The team is getting better each week.