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Wednesday, April 23, 2014 • Posted April 23, 2014
The lesson, hammered by countless journalism teachers for century(s), was intended to be cattle-branded into minds of aspiring writers who would go forth to inform readers about what’s going on in the world. And it was emphasized that “getting it right” was preferable to “getting it first.” In recent years, of course, so many new ways to “get it first” hog the spotlight, with accuracy often languishing somewhere in the shadows. When our teacher’s voice ramped up to bold face e ...
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.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014
Dear Gerry: I would like to take a moment to thank the people of Mason County for the opportunity and the honor to serve as your County Attorney for the past twelve years. As most of you are aware, I was required to resign from the County Attorney position to run for 452nd District Attorney.
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Wednesday, April 23, 2014 • Posted April 23, 2014
On Tuesday, April 29, at 6:30 P.M., the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library will host speaker Dr. Kevin Manning at the Odeon Theater. Dr. Manning will present his program, Curiosity: The Mission to Mars and the Deep-Space Search for Another Earth. After the indoor program, weather permitting, he will set up his telescope outside for viewing the moon and various stars and planets.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 • Posted April 23, 2014
AUSTIN, Texas—The Independent Bankers Association of Texas is proud to announce that Thom Canfield, president and chief executive officer of Mason Bank in Mason, Texas, was recently elected to the Board of Directors of IBAT Services, Inc. As a member of the IBAT Services Board of Directors, Canfield joins a select group of Texas community bankers charged with recommending products and services for endorsement by IBAT.
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Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 5, 2014
The time will change on Sunday morning at 2:00 am. Be sure to turn your clocks AHEAD by one hour before going to bed. This time, I am certain of the direction!
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 • Posted April 23, 2014
Felix Alvin Haler Jr., of Midland, Texas, died April 2, 2014, at his residence. He was born July 23, 1923, in Wichita Falls, Texas, to parents Felix Alvin Sr. and Blanch Della (Ledbetter) Haler, they preceded him in death. Felix was a retired Railroad Yard Master for the Frisco Railroad for 30 years.
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014
On Friday April 4th, the Cowgirls took on Center Point. The Cowgirls played extremely well but came up short for the win. The Cowgirls came out strong in the 1st inning and played with intensity the entire game. The girls held their own against the number 2 team in our District.