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Wednesday, February 18, 2015 • Posted February 18, 2015 • Photos
Friday Night Lights in the Loyal Valley has a little different meaning. You have to don a helmet to participate, but that is were the similarities to a football game cease. The Loyal Valley Volunteer Fire Department has come a long way in the last four years. Most importantly has been the participation in training.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • Posted January 16, 2015 • Photos
Recently there has been a unique addition to the Mason ISD Outdoor Learning Center that is attractive as well as multifunctional. Each year Lance Rasch, Mason High School Agricultural Science teacher, challenges his students to design a project that will benefit the students of Mason High School for years to come.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • Posted January 16, 2015 • Photos
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 • Posted December 23, 2014 • Photos
ARLINGTON—Mason’s super football season made it through 57 quarters of action—then Canadian, a school in the Panhandle and not far from Oklahoma, had a much bigger punch and won the Class 2A, Division I state championship, 34-7, at AT&T Stadium, December 18. The Punchers, 14-0 like the Wildcats at kickoff, took a 7-0 lead with 4:56 remaining in the opening period.
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 • Posted December 23, 2014 • Photos
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 • Posted December 17, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Study Club held its Annual Christmas Party on the evening of December 11 at the lovely home of Gene and Nan Larrimore. A walk through the Larrimore home will certainly put you in the Christmas spirit where you will find a Christmas tree in every room! The Social Committee is responsible for organizing the Christmas Party and they did a superb job.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 • Posted December 17, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Punchers arrived at the Georgetown I.S.D. Stadium last Friday night with more than just butterflies in their stomachs! A nasty stomach bug had been making the rounds of Mason High School last week, and several of the players were still feeling the effects of that bug, as was Head Coach Kade Burns. Though the Punchers were moving slower than usual, they focused on their game, kept their heads about them, and then,,,, they played football! The first quarter moved slowly in relation to ...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 • Posted December 10, 2014 • Photos
It was amusing on Saturday to read the stories about last Friday's game between Mason and Refugio. They all expressed surprise at Mason's victory, and indicated that Refugio felt like every penalty went against them, every break went for Mason. All I can surmise is that the people writing those articles did not see the same quarterfinal game between the Bobcats and the Punchers that I did. In the game I saw, the Punchers had nine penalties for a total of 81 yards, while Refugio had five penalt ...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 4, 2014 • Photos
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Parish Hall will be the scene for culinary and visual festivities starting Friday, December 5 in Mason, Texas. Be alerted that this event normally takes place at the Eckert Center but has been moved to the Parish Hall for 2014. On the 5th from 5:00 -8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 3, 2014 • Photos
The Three Rivers Bulldogs had an incredible 2014 season; but, it came to an end last Friday night when the Punchers defeated them 42-0 at Russell Stadium in Buda. The Punchers were at the top of their game Friday night. From the opening kickoff, the Mason team had control of the field, and they would shut down the Bulldogs every time they began an offensive drive. Early in the first quarter, Seth Hudson broke loose and ran in 17-yards for Mason's first touchdown of the night.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 • Posted November 27, 2014 • Photos
These cars will be available to give rides for the Seaquist House Event. Don't miss an opportunity to celebrate the Seaquist House and enjoy old times by taking a ride in an antique car.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 • Posted November 27, 2014 • Photos
On December 5-6, the St. Mary’s Catholic Church Parrish Hall will be the location of the annual Fine Arts Association of the Hill Country’s annual show and sale. Hours will be from 5-8 p.m. on the 5th and from 10-3 p.m. on the 6th. The Association is comprised of interested artists and collectors from Mason, Kimble, Menard and McCullough counties.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 • Posted November 26, 2014 • Photos
Conditions seemed oddly similar to 2013 on Friday night as Mason met up with the Shiner Comanches at Dragon Stadium in Round Rock. Storms were building in the area, just as they had last year when Mason and Shiner met up in Leander, though it was a bit warmer this time.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 20, 2014 • Photos
All members of the Fine Arts Association of the Hill Country are gearing up for their annual show and sale at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Parrish Hall (located at 210 S. Ave. B in Mason) on December 5 & 6. A large amount of local talent will be in full force and on display at the show, which promises to be both an art opening and a great opportunity for holiday shoppers to give a gift of creativity.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014 • Photos
The annual River of Life Fall Festival on Halloween night has become a Mason tradition, and this year's event drew large crowds out to enjoy the games, the food, the fellowship and fun.