Mason County News
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Wednesday, January 22, 2014 • Posted January 22, 2014 • Photos
Varsity Cowgirls @ Nueces Canyon Tuesday, Jan. 14 Mason 8—18—15—17 = 58 NC 14—16—12—7 = 49 Scoring—Lydia Bierschwale—4, Caroline Hudson—7, Kelly Kothmann—14, Kayla Guice—16, Katy Armstrong—2, Hannah Haley—15. Rebound Leaders—Lydia Bierschwale—5, Kayla Guice—6, Caroline Hudson—6, Hannah Haley—12. Blocks, Steals & Deflections—Caroline Hudson—5, Kelly Kothmann—4, Kayla Guice—4. Assists—Kelly Kothmann—8. Varsity Cowgirls vs. Junction Friday, ...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 • Posted January 17, 2014 • Photos
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 • Posted January 17, 2014 • Photos
Mason Community Kitchen started its third year of operation on January 11, 2014, producing 179 containers of chili blanco for clients of the Mason Food Bank. This local hunger relief organization was grateful to receive a $500 grant from Walmart (via the Brady store) and a $500 gift card from HEB for purchasing ingredients.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 • Posted January 16, 2014 • Photos
If you can remember fender skirts, whitewall tires and flat top haircuts, you might remember that January of 2014 marks Kenneth Durst's 50th anniversary with Mason Feed Store (and Kenneth still has the flat top haircut). In an age where change is normal and expected, it is rare to have the dedication that Kenneth has demonstrated.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 • Posted December 18, 2013 • Photos
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 • Posted November 29, 2013 • Photos
The Fine Arts Association of the Hill Country cordially invites you to their annual Members’ Show and Sale, Friday and Saturday, Dec. 6 and 7, at the Eckert Civic Center, Mason, TX.  President Nan Loeffler challenged members to create works following the theme, “Day Dreams & Night Schemes”, so you can expect some magical and intriguing ART this year in all manner of media...Oils, Collage, Drawing, Sculpture, Acrylics, Photography, Jewelry and much more.  Boasting a membership of artis ...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 • Posted November 29, 2013 • Photos
Pouring rain and cold weather did not prevent the Mason faithful from traveling to Leander last Friday for the playoff matchup between Mason and Shiner. It would be a tough night for the Punchers as they ended their 2013 season with a 13-14 loss to the Comanches. During the first quarter, both teams had to deal with temperatures hovering at the freezing mark, while pouring rains and occasional sleet pelted the field.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 • Posted November 20, 2013 • Photos
It is, by many measures, the most delicious season. The general populace—both serious diners and others in the amateur ranks--dream of Thanksgiving dinners. They waken salivating, comforted by assurances that within hours—or certainly days—aromas wafting from ovens are announcement enough that turkeys and other holiday fare will soon be served. For the sports-minded, the November scene is likewise heralded, and for the hardcore fan, it is might near as sacred.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 • Posted November 20, 2013 • Photos
A large crowd of descendants of Texas Ranger Major James M Hunter attended the Texas Ranger Memorial Cross Ceremony honoring him on Saturday, November 16 at the Crosby Cemetery. The Mason County Historical Commission arranged the ceremony and Mason resident Sue Pledger, a great-great granddaughter of Maj. Hunter, contacted family members from around the state.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 • Posted November 13, 2013 • Photos
The participants for the Mason County 4-H Food Show included Cutter Couvillion, Jay Ahlschwede, and Madelyn Heath, back row, and Raymond McDonald, Jade Dospapas, John Preston Parrish, Megan McDonald, and Sara Peyton Dospapas.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 • Posted November 13, 2013 • Photos
Bridget Langdale was a volunteer selling tickets at Saturday's Mason County Chamber of Commerce Wild Game Dinner. The Polaris was won by a hunter who was still in the field.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 • Posted November 13, 2013 • Photos
The faculty and students at Mason High School like to show our appreciation to the supportive community who helped make the 2010 National Blue Ribbon School Award a reality for us. To that end, three years ago we created “Blue Ribbon Service Day” to repay our community, and it has become an annual event.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 • Posted November 13, 2013 • Photos
The regular 2013 season ended for the Mason Punchers last Friday as they finished district play undefeated with a 61-10 win over Center Point. It was Mason's game for all four quarters, and the Punchers began their push early in the game. Just under a minute into the game, Raul Silguerro made a 51-yard carry for Mason to put the first points on the board.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 • Posted November 7, 2013 • Photos
This year’s Varsity Cowgirls were introduced Monday night at Meet the Cowgirls Event hosted by the Mason Puncher Club. We had a big crowd in attendance to watch the girls in action and eat some delicious lasagna. Front Row: Paris Jones, Avery Gibbs, Amber McGowan, Kirsten Allen, Kelly Kothman, Monaco Schmidt, Katy Armstrong.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 • Posted November 6, 2013 • Photos
Mason's defeat of the Brackett Tigers on Friday night clinched their first place ranking in the district, even with one more conference game remaining. In their final appearance at the Puncherdome for the year, the Punchers downed the Tigers 49-7, in spite of projections that had called for this to be one of the tightest matchups of the season. Early in the game, that prediction appeared accurate, as the Brackett team's size and speed proved a tough obstacle for the Puncher defense in the open ...