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, Mason County Agent
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 • Posted September 2, 2015
2015-2016 4-H Enrollment Sept. 1 – 30th! ALL 4-H members MUST re-enroll online in 4-H Connect each year. If you do not re-enroll, then you will not be considered an active 4-H member or volunteer. Texas 4-H charges an annual enrollment fee of $20.00 per member (8 years old and in the 3rd grade – 12th grade), and this fee increases to $25.00/ member after October 31, 2015.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 • Posted September 2, 2015 • Photos
September 1, 2015, was the first day to receive ballots by mail for the November 3, 2015, Constitutional Amendment Election and the Mason Independent School District Bond Election. The elections will be held together at the Mason County Courthouse for early voting beginning October 19 through October 30. November 3rd, the day of the election, all precincts and districts will be at the courthouse also.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 • Posted September 2, 2015
The Mason Community Foundation reminds the community of the grant application deadline on Tuesday, September 8, 2015. Nonprofit organizations with worthy projects that benefit the citizens of Mason County are encouraged to apply. The necessary forms are available at the Community Thrift Store, at 206 Moody St, during regular business hours and are to be returned there by close of business on the Tuesday after Labor Day.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 • Posted September 2, 2015
Dear Gerry: Re: Grit Cemetery Letter to the Editor In Issue Dated 8/26/2015 The Board would like to address inquiries made concerning the helicopter service company that applied herbicide in the pasture adjacent to the Grit Cemetery. This company WAS NOT affiliated with a local service but one based out of Louisiana. We trust this answers questions that have arisen.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 • Posted September 2, 2015
The City should donate the land to the Odeon My wife and I live in Castell. Most of the times we visit Mason is to attend musical events and documentary films at the Odeon. Many times we bring neighbors or out-of-town guests and most times we eat at Mason restaurants before the show. At the beginning of every musical event the Odeon audience is asked where they are from.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 • Posted September 2, 2015
Dear Gerry, Although I have lived in Mason for only four years, I have learned that the citizens of this town are caring and loyal. But the response and support I have received over the past few weeks has been overwhelming. Since the release of my trilogy “From Fear to Faith, My Journey to Grace,” I have been inundated with kind words from well-wishers, who not only purchased the books but gave me positive feedback and encouragement, for which I am extremely grateful. I know in my heart ...
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 • Posted September 2, 2015
Gerry- Last weeks paper confirmed rumors about Janet’s retirement plans. Old memories: Whenever law enforcement was looking for a fugitive of any sort, the mention of “Just address a package to the suspect... Janet Stubbs will find him”! I remember the time that Randy Lehmberg suffered a severe and quite debilitating knife wound when he was working at home.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 • Posted September 2, 2015
Gerry - Why does Mason I.S.D. feel the need to add a large, new addition to the campus every year? There are only 600+ students here. Enough already. I have a feeling that I know how I will vote on a bond issue. Carolyn Karner
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 • Posted September 2, 2015
September the 11th is the date we remember Patriot Day. On this day at 3 p.m., VFW post 8554 Mason will hold a remembrance of this date. It will take place at the post on Post Hill St. All interested parties are invited to attend. All questions about Mason VFW post 8554 may be directed to Lawrence Spell, post commander, at 325 429 6224.
, Editor
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 • Posted September 2, 2015
The cliche of a grouch old man. Sitting in a rocker on the porch, yelling at the kids who have strayed into his yard while playing touch football. The old man shakes his fist at the kids and yells, "Get out of my yard you little hoodlums!" The kids aren't hoodlums, they're just kids playing.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 • Posted September 2, 2015
The Old Yeller Days celebration to be held Saturday, September 26th, from 9:30-1:30 on the Mason County Courthouse lawn will bring to life the frontier times of Mason County and its literary heritage of Mason author Fred Gipson. Sponsored by the Mason County M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library, the event will be filled with activities emphasizing the 1870’s time period in which Old Yeller was set. Cavalry re-enactors, storytellers, frontier household demonstrations, and old time games, such as ...
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 • Posted September 2, 2015 • Photos
When: September 24th 7:00 PM Where: Sandstone Winery Join Second Chance – Mason Animal Rescue September 24th at 7:00 p.m. at Sandstone Winery and unite with pet lovers around the globe for a pet candle lighting ceremony. Candles will be lit across the world honoring the millions of pets who lose their lives without the benefit of a loving home and shine a light on the millions of pets who are awaiting adoption.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 • Posted September 2, 2015 • Photos
Story Time has resumed! Mitzi Lehne and Dutch are reading to preschoolers at the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library. Story Time is held every Wednesday at 10:30 A.M. and offers a great way to entertain your youngster while developing language skills. We hope to see you soon!
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 • Posted September 2, 2015 • Photos
The Library Book Club will be reading All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr for its September selection. The book is available at the library in print and eBook formats. The club will meet at 5:00 P.M. in the Stribling Room of the library on Tuesday, September 29 to discuss the book.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 • Posted September 2, 2015
The Library 42 Domino group will be meeting on Wednesday, September 9th at 2:00 p.m. in the afternoon. Come one, come all. Everyone is welcome. Bring a friend.