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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 • Posted May 29, 2015
Bison are dangerous creatures. The reason I know bison are dangerous is because I’m not stupid. Plus there are signs here and there all over Yellowstone National Park that say stuff like, “The bison here are dangerous, wild animals. Stay away from them, dummy.” OK, the signs probably don’t say ‘dummy,’ but that’s what they mean.
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.
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 • Posted May 28, 2015
On Friday evening, the seniors of Mason High School will have their graduation ceremony. They are the 126th graduating class from Mason County. I've been covering the graduation proceedings for 15 years. Each class is special to me in very different ways. I've watched my own family members graduate, then I've watched the children of friends as they walked across the grass at Puncher Stadium to receive their diplomas.
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Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Updated May 15, 2015 12:22 PM
The Golf Tournament has been canceled due to rain. It will be rescheduled at a later date. The Mason Puncher Club is holding its 13th Annual Golf Tournament Saturday, May 16th at the Mason Golf Course. The tournament will be a 4 person 18 hole scramble with 1 mulligan and bonus string.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 • Posted May 29, 2015
(Mason, Texas) – Tuesday, May 19, 2015, the children and teachers at Mason Head Start, along with Kathy Loeffler from Teaching Strategies® for Early Childhood planted a rose bush in honor of Head Start’s 50th anniversary. Fifty years ago on May 18, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson stood in the White House Rose Garden to announce the creation of Project Head Start, a federal effort designed to ensure at-risk children across the nation received a quality early childhood experience.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 • Posted May 29, 2015
Monica & Bill Brandenberger and Jody & Angela Eckert would like to congratulate their son, Austin Eckert, the grandson of Buddy & Sue Eckert of Mason, Texas; and, Wilbur & Martha Pontiff of Franklin, Louisiana; and Austin's wife, McKenzie Morrie Eckert, daughter of Phillip & Holly Morris of Austin, Texas, granddaughter of Opal & Ernest Morris of Tow, Texas; Dot Kendrix of San Antonio, Texas; and, Steve Smith of Austin, Texas.
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Posted May 28, 2015
Superintendent Pam Kruse has notified the News that Friday night's graduation ceremony has been moved from Puncher Stadium to the High School gymnasium at 8:00 p.m. The change in venue is necessary due to the amount of rain already received, and the forecast for further rainfall and storms on Thursday and Friday.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 • Posted May 20, 2015
Candelaria Hernandez Luna, 64, of Leander Texas, was called by our heavenly father to her eternal rest on Saturday, May 16, 2015. Affectionately known to her family and friends as “Candy”, she was born in Levelland, Texas to Micaela and Pedro Hernandez, longtime residents of Mason, Texas. A devoted, loving mother and wife, she is survived by her husband, Harry Luna, her son Dennis Rodriguez and fiancé Michelle Wygle, her brother Marcelo Hernandez of Casa Grande, AZ, and her sister Vivi ...
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Wednesday, May 20, 2015 • Posted May 25, 2015
The Girls Varsity Softball team had a great season, and have received a number of district awards. On the front row, left to right: Whitney Gainer (junior) 2nd Team All District; Brittany George; Madison Anderson (junior) Honorable Mention All District. Second row: Corinne Perlicheck ( junior) 1st Team All District; Sheyanne Brandenberger (senior) Honorable Mention All District; Stephanie Alvarez, Susan Airheart.