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October 3, 2012 Issue
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The 2012 annual Mason County Farm Bureau Convention is scheduled for Tuesday, October 9, 6:00 p.m. at the Fort Mason Park Community Building. This year's guest speaker will be Jim Sartwelle, Public Policy Director for the Texas Farm Bureau. There will also be a barbecue dinner and door prize drawings. RSVP by Friday, October 5th, at (325) 347-6458. Jim Sartwelle is the director of Public Policy with the Texas Farm Bureau.
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The Punchers welcomed the San Saba Armadillos to the Puncherdome on Friday night. As the rain increased throughout the night, the Punchers and the Dillos rewarded the crowd with a great night of football; but, the Mason team would continue its winning streak with a 40-14 victory. The Punchers got the ball to start the game and began a slow, but steady, march down the field.
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It took her four tries, but she did it! Megan Canfield was honored as the 20,000th visitor to the Mason Square Museum on Saturday. Ten year old Meagan is from Mason. Megan’s uncle, Thom Canfield, told her about reading in the newspaper that a countdown was on at the Mason Square Museum for the 20,000th visitor and that the visitor would receive a grand prize.
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Friday, October 5th is the First Friday Art Walk. Since the weather is cooler and we want to help out those who get off of work at 5:00, this month’s Art Walk will be from 5:00-8:00 pm. The weather is cooler, the ground is happy with our recent rain, and we are having SIX FEATURED ARTISTS at this Art Walk!
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The Mason ISD Education Foundation will host a barbecue and donkey basketball tournament as a fun fundraiser on Saturday, October 6th. The event will be held at the Ft. Mason Park Pavilion. It’s basketball played on real live donkeys with all local riders. Each donkey has a special talent - run, buck, or lay down! Teams include Team #1 - Mason National Bank - Jay Tedder, Tommy Bierschwale, Denver Blackwell, Brandon Neece & Clint Askins - Sponsored By Ma ...
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The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Mason County will be having a Range & Wildlife Improvement Workshop on Thursday October 11th at the Richard Eckert Civic Center in Mason, located at 1024 McKinley Street. Please R.S.V.P.-by October 5th by calling the Extension Office at 347-6459. Workshop Topics: · Predator Management · Brush Sculpting Techniques · Supplemental Feeding of Wildlife · Prescribed Fire as a ...
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Wednesday, October 3, 2012 • Posted October 3, 2012
Wash. Spin. Tumble dry. All that fun can be had at Lone Star Laundry. Just north of the square on Hwy 87. They’ve got it all. Clean machines. Lean and mean. Baskets on wheels. For rolling your clothes from washer to dryer. From dryer to folding table. From folding table to vehicle. And a user-friendly change machine. No picky stuff like “put bill face up.” Or “s ...
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At a recent get-together of retired ministers, stories—some of them enriched by “whopper” embellishments—enlivened hallway visitation between conference sessions. Tales of big catches challenged credulity, but some of the best stories fell from the lips of non-fishermen. Accuracy of the retirees’ remembrances was not challenged. Remember, these were “of-the- cloth” attendees…. ***** Dr. Jimmie Nelson, retire ...
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We have been truly blessed with the refreshing gentle rain and cooler weather. It’s looking a lot like fall and I for one could not be happier. Thank you Lord! Birthday wishes are in order for Carl Sanders on the 4th, Ray Jordan and Denis Cano on the 5th, Todd Ashby on the 6th, E.
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The library is about to become a movie star! Seriously, a videographer from the Texas Book Festival grant program was here on Tuesday to do a film highlighting the impact of the grant we received and the importance of the library to the community. Students were here for their field trip, so you may want to ask a second-grader for his or her autograph. NEW ARRIVALS: (All quotes are from publishers’ summaries) Audiobooks: Heat Wave by Richard Castle (CD F CAS ...
, 2012 Texas Nature Conservancy Steward
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 • Posted October 3, 2012
When I was a young girl we passed through some out-of-the-way town in the boonies. On the outskirts of that dusty town was a railroad track that a person had to cross to get back to the main road. When we got to the tracks I looked up and saw something that I didn’t remember ever seeing before.
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There are many things in our lives that are very simple ideas that make a big difference and improve the lives of everyone who is touched by them. One of my favorites that does not seem to be very important or exciting, but that really does make a pleasant difference is the glorious bendy straw.
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‘L’ is a prefix for many of the amino acids or proteins that are the building blocks for the body. The ‘L’ denotes a left sided rotation of the molecule which is the natural form that is recognized by the human body. The other form is ‘D’ which is rotated to the right and is generally undesirable, yet is found in cheaper amino acid supplements. There are many amino acids – some made by the body and some that must be obtained from the d ...
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The Mason Lions club met Tuesday, September 25th, for its regular weekly luncheon meeting. There were 37 members and one visitor in attendance. Lion Michael Cope was responsible for the program and introduced Jim Heath who spoke about the Mentor Program at Mason I.S.D. This program provides a student with an adult friend that makes the student feel safe and secure, and most of all, important.
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These tips are labeled for college students, but I think they are good reminders for us all to follow! Going to college is an awesome experience, but a few money tips can help college students get more for their money. Experts agree that careful planning and wise spending can stretch the bucks. 1. Budget your money to last.
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Things seem to keep breaking and getting out of order. Television! Phone! Internet! Cars! Mattresses! It seems to be a vicious cycle. However, the rain was good. The weather cooler. And, throughout all the inconveniences that life throws us, we muddle through it! I'm still hoping for a week of no appointments to make!
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Now that the schools are in place, it is time to build for the future around Erna and the start was with a large family of kids, usually about eight, needed for the labor for the future prosperity of the community. Of course, the death rate was about 20 percent because the home remedies could not cure everything, even accidents, which were many.
, From: Riata Cookbook, Bertha Templetom
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Bertha put this recipe in the Riata Service Organization’s Cook Book. We’ve tried it and really do like it. Our version of it did not taste exactly like sourdough, but the biscuits have great crust and crumb. This recipe makes up a very large amount of dough, which will keep in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks!
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Those of you who like to obtain your wild game meat without the distraction of obeying pesky laws concerning hunting might not like this column so much. Then again, rednecks seem to love it when Jeff Foxworthy makes fun of them, so you never know. At least I never know. This week our topic is: Dumb Poachers.
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Those of you who like to obtain your wild game meat without the distraction of obeying pesky laws concerning hunting might not like this column so much. Then again, rednecks seem to love it when Jeff Foxworthy makes fun of them, so you never know. At least I never know. This week our topic is: Dumb Poachers.
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Wednesday, October 3, 2012 • Posted October 3, 2012
Last week, I reminded everyone that the News offers a public forum for discussion of political topics. This week, I've already had to remind a couple of folks that I would not accept their submissions for letters, as they were political in nature. Until November 7, politics is barred from the Letters to the Editor! Of course, part of the reason that I'm keeping politics out of the Letters is that we have our Democrat/Republican exchange on page 15 to deal with those sometimes ...
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Country Home Health's Annual Drive Through Flu Shot Clinic will be held on Wednesday, October 10th from 3-6 p.m. at the Country Home Health office (behind the Mason Clinic). Cost is $20.00 No cost to those with Medicare Adults only
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The Annual Fritze Reunion will be held Saturday, October 6, at the historic Castell School Community Center, in Castell, Texas, between 11am & 4pm. The meal will be provided by Fritze’s Bar BQ of Boerne, Texas, so just bring yourself and enjoy the fellowship. The picture L-R are three of the five children of Johann George and Catherina Fritze, they are Heinrich (Henry) Fritze, Margaretha Fritze Anderegg and Wilhelm Fritze.
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This weekend is the Donkey Basketball Tournament and BBQ. There will also be a silent auction held during the games and the dinner. We have one special item that will be auctioned off during the dinner in a live auction. Mrs. Linnda Graham has generously donated the pendant pictured which was lovingly made the biggest Puncher fan we ever had, Mr.
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Calling all Obama supporters/ Democrats to get together to encourage and support each other, to show our presence, celebrate life and be thankful for our freedom of speech. As Democrats and Independent Obama supporters we sometimes feel that Mason is not too friendly to those of us with different perspectives.
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The Mason Tea Party will meet on Thursday, October 4, 6:30 p.m. at the Richard P. Eckert Civic Center, 1024 McKinley in Mason. Guest speaker for this meeting is John Marler, nationally recognized authority on Agenda 21 and world events. John will address key topics concerning Agenda 21 both on the global and local levels and specifically its effects on our lives and communities.
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The First United Methodist Church will be celebrating Children’s Sabbath on Sunday, October 7th, at both the 8:30 and 10:50 services. The children will be assisting with all areas at both services. Following the 10:50 service, a spaghetti dinner fundraiser will be held in support of the Steady Steps Children’s Weekday Ministry.
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On Saturday, October 6, 2012, Comanche Creek Golf Course will be hosting the second annual Hoppy McMillan golf tournament. Shot gun start at 9:00 for the Scramble and 2:00 shot gun start for the low two ball tournament. Door prizes and hamburgers will be served from 1:00 to 2:00. Tickets for the door prizes are $1.00 each.
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The Comanche Creek LGA will hold their Annual Membership Meeting at 12:00 on Monday, October 15th. All past, present and future lady golfers are invited to join us. There will be a 9- hole scramble from 9-11:30, with lunch following. As last year, Kay Evans has generously offered her house for our lunch and membership meeting.
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On Friday and Saturday, October 5 and 6, a new business called Red Door Antiques will celebrate its Grand Opening on the north side of the square at 224 Ft McKavitt St. Owned and operated by Brent and Monica Hinckley, the antique gallery has been remodeled during the past several months and offers for sale a variety of fine furniture and decorative accessories.
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The City of Mason will hold a Public Hearing prior to the regular City Commission meeting on October 15, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. at the Richard P Eckert Civic Center located at 1024 McKinley Ave. The purpose of the Public Hearing is to hear citizen comments regarding the proposed rebuilding of the sidewalks, access steps and ramps for pedestrian use around the square, as well as signage, pedestrian crossings and designated speed limits around the square and on all numbered state roa ...
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The Hilda Cemetery meeting will be held this coming Sunday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. in the sanctuary of the Hilda United Methodist Church. Some decisions need to be made on the care of the cemetery as well as the cost. We also need to discuss the cost of those who wish that only their ashes are interred.
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The Llano Country Opry will be held on Saturday, October 6, at the Lantex Theater in downtown Llano. The show begins at 7:30 PM and admission is $10.00 per person. Tickets are now on sale by calling (325) 247-5354 or available at the Llano Chamber of Commerce, Llano National Bank or Lively Computers in Kingsland. Country Music entertainer Stephen Pride will headline the concert.
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Microsoft Word 2010 Basics will be held at the M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library on the following schedule: Thursday, Oct. 11 6:30-7:30 P.M.Thursday, Oct. 18 6:30-7:30 P.M. Carol Tucker is the instructor. Class size is limited. Please call 347-5446 to register.
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Closets, attics, basements and storage areas have been cleaned and emptied for the Hilda United Methodist Women’s Rummage Sale this Saturday. There is enough to fill “The Stables” historic building located ½ block east of the Mason Square on Highway 29 next to the Mason Feed Store. Owner, Claire Bell is donating the use of the building for the sale that features everything from antiques to doodads and traditional treasure hunter finds like linens, blankets, k ...
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The Community Choir will begin rehearsals Monday, October 8 at 6:00pm in the First United Methodist Church. This year’s program is called “A Celebration of Carols” and will feature familiar, traditional Christmas carols with congregational participation. Another new aspect will be the inclusion of young singers. Please consider joining us even if you have not done choral singing before.
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Fort Mason Golf Association member Kelly Schmidt was recognized for his volunteer work at the golf course. Left to right: Tournament co-director Larry Smith and Kelly Schmidt.
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Left to right: Fort Mason Golf Association President and tournament co-director James Toeppich with FMGA Directors, Joe David Langehennig and Larry Smith. Not pictured, Director Cynthia Bauer.
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Mason National Bank sponsored a fundraiser tournament to benefit the Comanche Creek Golf Course on Saturday, September 22. A delicious catfish supper was served by the Boy Scouts of America. Thanks go out to Mason National Bank, the Scouts, and all who participated in the tournament. Left to right: Mason National Bank President, Thom Canfield, Emanuel Martinez, Levi Hofmann, Mason National Bank Vice President Connie Stockbridge, Elliot Bibb, Colton Brandenberger, Sammy Martinez and Malcolm Da ...
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Selah Farmer, Pompom and Riggin Farmer, were the winners of the August drawing for a free spay/neuter of a dog sponsored by Second Chance - Mason Animal Rescue. The next drawing will be held October 10. Pick up an entry form at the Mason Feed Store or the City of Mason office.
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The Mason Community Foundation recently awarded a grant to the Friends of the Library for assistance with the Old Yeller celebration. Those present were Charles Pluenneke, Rosemary Kruckemeyer, D’Ann Stahl, Rosemary Davis and Carolyn Phillips.
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The winning team, with -15, was: left to right: Jerry Burleson, Connie Stockbridge, Larry Cavaness, Patsy Brandenberger, Randy Stockbridge and Raymond Brandenberger.
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This week Arlis’ pick is Bud, a bull terrier/dachshund mix. Bud is a year and half and is up to date on all of his shots and is neutered as well. Come by and meet the little fellow! If interested call Ashley Scantlin (347-7277) or Karen Scantlin (347-2387).
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Upon conclusion of an in-depth study of the Holocaust and the reading of The Diary of Anne Frank, the 8th grade ELA students visited the San Antonio Holocaust Museum. Upon arrival, a guide presented a chronological and visual tour of this time period. The students then participated in an interactive discussion about various aspects of tolerance and discrimination.
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Friends of the Library Members Appreciation Party: Amelia Banner and Ron Freytag taste the goodies during the gathering held in honor of the members of the Mason County Friends of the Library. The Friends of the Library, headed by Mary Freytag, president for the past two years, is a non-profit organization that works to promote the public library in Mason.
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Everyone is in GREAT spirits with cooler weather and the blessing of rain! What a beautiful Fall season we are entering into! We wanted to share some very exciting statistics with the community to give you a glimpse of just how many people are visiting Mason! In the month of September, we had 341 visitors through the Chamber not including locals visits.
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Friends of the Library Members Appreciation Party: Monica Hinkley makes a point during an animated conversation with Bob Laury (left) and Keith Kaan (right) while enjoying refreshments at the Friends of the Library Members Appreciation Party held this past week at the home of Pam and John Scott. In the background are George Estes and Al Dreyer.
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This summer Fredonia, Texas had the honor of meeting members of the Ride for Heroes team. This team traveled from St. Augustine, Florida to San Diego, California stopping over in different communities to bring attention to our severely injured troops. They would not accept any monetary donations except for a web site at www.rideforheroes.stayclassy.org or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/semperfi.rideforheroes .
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In October 2009, easyhome launched the "Be A Contender" program to provide the industry's top oeprators a one-in-a-lifetime opportunity to win a franchise financing package. Candidates submitted complete business plans and a rigorous screening process narrowed the field to some of the best operators in the U.S. The finalists were invited to present business plans to the easyhome executive team including David Ingram, President and CEO of easyhome Ltd.
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The Wesley Nurse at First United Methodist Church invites you to take part in a free Lunch ‘N Learn program open to all citizens in the Mason area. The program is aimed at helping residents understand the importance of taking their medications as prescribed; how to properly dispose of discontinued or outdated medicine; the importance of establishing a system for taking meds; and general medication safety.
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The Area Agency on Aging (AAA) of the Concho Valley Council of Governments will be visiting Mason to provide information about benefits that may be available for Medicare recipients and/or 60 years of age or older persons. I will be available to assist with the application process for Food Stamps, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Chip and Medicaid and have general information available regarding state benefits.
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The Mason ISD ACE (after-school program) has recently offered a program to students who are interested in running. The GO FAR (Go Out for a RUN) challenge is a 10-week program incorporating lessons for children of all abilities about physical activity, good nutrition, goal setting, and character building. Each week the students gradually increase their running distance/time.
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The Commercial Bank's move into their temporary construction facilities will happen on October 5th. They invite everyone to stop by and learn more about the work they're doing, and when it will be completed.
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The next time you visit The Mason County M. Beven Eckert Library, look up. You will see a vision of giant letters created by our own Mason Junior High art students. The process to create these artworks included creating an individual letter design and cutting that design out of chipboard.
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Mason County Library Story Time Outreach: David Scarth reads to tykes at Little Punchers Child Development Center on Friday, September 28. David also delighted the children with his harmonica playing. The Story Time Program of the Mason Public Library is now being operated as an outreach program, scheduling storytelling and picture book reading at places in Mason which serve the children of the community.
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Pastor Charles Eckert talking about early church history and confirmation classes following the all church dinner. The Church Service celebrating the 140th Church Anniversary included recognition of members and their pastors.Confirmation members from different areas of Texas were there to celebrate their heritage along with local members.
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Riata Service Organization began its new year with a luncheon at the Peters Prairie Schoolhouse with Laura Tallent and Judy Cordes hosting. The program was presented by Drew Tallent who spoke about his experiences in wine growing.
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Members of the Fine Arts Association of the Hill Country were treated to a free workshop and lunch on Saturday, September 15th at the Mason Eckert Civic Center. Abstract acrylic painter, Judy Surles of Kerrville, Texas, led the workshop and introduced members to different techniques of applying acrylics to paper and canvas.
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Five ladies came to the Painted Tree Studio for the first “Paint in Sip” this past week. The Painted Tree Studio is located at 825 Wren, down the street from the post office. Beer, wine or a soft drink were brought by each participant plus their enthusiasm and desire to complete an acrylic 16x20 painting in two hours.
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Last Saturday’s threat and ensuing downpours failed to daunt the 140+ folks who came to participate in the Lions Club’s 6th Annual Gem of the Hill Country 5 & 10k run/walk and 1-mile fun run. People of all ages attended including 5 year old Derek Renfro and 7 year old Larin Hoksbergen who participated in the 5k run with their families. The overall 5k (3.1 mile) men’s winner was 50 year old Javier Escobar of Schertz in a record time of 19:17.
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The Mason Community Foundation has begun distributing checks for the grants it is awarding this fall to various groups around town. Pictured are members of the Foundation Board, including D’Ann Stahl, Gladys Kaderka, Pat Reardon and Brent Hinckley, awarding a check to the Mason Youth Soccer represented by President Sandy Hanscheck, Kevin and Tennile Kothman, Levi Munsell and other adults and children.
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The Punchers faced off against the Junction Eagles week before last and came out on top with a 34-7 victory. The sophomores that lead this team are Riley Owens, Darron Del Torro, Colt Gipson, Chucky Martinez, J’Angelo Martinez, David Hill, Sammy Martinez, Go Chanriang, James Perlichek, Justin Tracy, and Michael Jaquez.
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7th vs. Junction The 7th grade played very well outscoring Junction 28-14. Americo Alvarez scored the first touchdown with Kason Silerio scoring the 2 point conversion. Jake Comey scored the 2nd touchdown and the 2 point conversion failed. Kason Silerio scored the last 2 touchdowns with Truman Magnus scoring a 2 point conversion following the first TD. Our boys did very well and they keep improving from week to week.
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The Mason Garden Club met Tues., Sept. 18th at the Stribling Room. Meg Spaeth, a member of the Lone Star Gourd Society, gave an informative program and display of how to grow gourds and how they may be used. Garden Club Members plan to go to the Lone Star Gourd Society Festival to be held Oct.
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Mason Elementary is one of the few schools who have been selected across the country for a 2012 I Am A Leader Foundation Grant for The Leader in Me. The total grant for 5 years is estimated at over $72,000! The Leader in Me is an innovative, school-wide model that emphasizes a culture of student empowerment and helps unleash each child’s full potential.
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Jasper William Keith, of Mason, passed away on Wednesday, September 26, at the age of 94. Mr. Keith is survived by his wife Ruby Keith of Mason, children Carl Keith of Brady, Virginia Ince of Brady, Billie Garner and husband Larry of Brady, Shane Keith and wife Laura of Mason, stepchildren Mike Easterwood and wife Connie of Brady and Pam Cavaness and husband Larry of Mason, 10 grandchildren Chad Keith, Karen Keith Jacoby, Todd Ince, Sheila Ince Flores, Robin Love Keit ...
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Our Lord called home to Himself on Monday, Sept. 24, Travis T. Willey, 92, of Arlington. The family will receive visitors at the Blessing Funeral Home, 401 Elm Street in Mansfield, Texas, on Thursday, Sept. 27, from 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at St. Barnabas Methodist Church, 5011 W.
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Rae Lehmberg, of Mason, passed away at home with his family by his side on Tuesday, September 25, at the age of 87. Rae was born in Mason on November 22, 1924, to Walter Lehmberg and Lydia Jordan Lehmberg. He was raised in Mason County and was a graduate of Mason High School. Rae joined the Army during World War II and served in the Pacific.