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Wednesday, August 26, 2015 • Posted August 27, 2015
The Mason Lions Club met Tuesday, August 18th for its regular weekly luncheon meeting. There were 28 members and 4 visitors in attendance. Mark Lehmberg, chairman of the Mason Lions 5K/10K event presented entry and sponsor forms for the September 26th event. Mark announced that September 1st is the last day for new sponsors names to appear on the race tee shirts. Bruce Lehmberg introduced new member Will Lehmberg. Lion Thom Canfield was responsible for the program and introduced Mason I,S.D ...
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, August 26, 2015 • Posted August 26, 2015
I would like to thank our hard working mayor for his persistent efforts to create a speed limit change for some of the streets in our town. And, a “thank you” to our city commissioners for approving a measure to help protect and keep our town safe for pedestrians, bicyclists, and drivers. In 2006, 52 residents of El Paso Street and Avenue F signed a petition requesting a speed limit change.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015 • Posted August 27, 2015
The Old Yeller Days celebration to be held Saturday, September 26th, from 9:30-1:30 on the Mason County Courthouse lawn will bring to life the frontier times of Mason County and its literary heritage of Mason author Fred Gipson. Sponsored by the Mason County M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library, the event will be filled with activities emphasizing the 1870’s time period in which Old Yeller was set. Cavalry reenactors, storytellers, frontier household demonstrations, and old time games, such as ...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 • Posted August 27, 2015
The issue of Cecil the Lion came up again in a conversation a few days ago. Although I had not planned to revisit this story, at least until something really relevant happened, this recent discussion has caused me to rethink the whole thing. For me, thinking hard about something once is a rarity in itself.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015 • Posted August 26, 2015
Over 500 Central Texas Electric Co-op customers, members and spouses, gathered in the Fredericksburg High School Auditorium on August 18, as CTEC hosted its 68th Annual Members’ Meeting. CEO Robert A. Loth III welcomed them and introduced the eleven-member Board of Directors. Jack Asbill from Mason provided an invocation. The business of the meeting included the election of four directors to represent their respective districts on the Board.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 • Posted August 19, 2015
Born in the lovely hill country of Texas on January 14, 1932, John grew up playing both football and piano with equal talent. His interrupted college years found him in the U.S. Air Force Singing Sergeants with whom he toured the world. Finishing college after the Air Force, he was hired by the San Angelo Symphony Orchestra and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, playing both keyboard and percussion.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015 • Posted August 27, 2015
The Punchers welcomed Blanco to town last Thursday for their final scrimmage of the 2015 season. This Friday night, the Punchers will welcome the Ozona Lions to Puncher Stadium for the first pre-conference game of the season. The JV White and JV Purple teams will both be playing out of town on Thursday night.