Mason County News
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
The second annual Heart of Texas Historians & Storytellers event will take place in Brady on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in the Heart of Texas Events Center located at 805 San Angelo Highway 87. The program this year will feature World War II Heroes and Veterans. It begins with the Posting of the Colors by a Color Guard and will conclude with the playing of Taps.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
Rep. Charles Perry has been named the winner in the September 9th special election to fill the District 28 seat vacated by Senator Robert Duncan who left the position for a move to Texas Tech University. Perry received 22,849, well above Jodey Arrington's 12,956, Greg Wortham's 5,605, Delwin Jones' 675, Kerry Douglas' 357, and E.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
On September the 19th we will remember our POWs/MIAs. The Post will have a ceremony to remember these individuals. We will start at 3:00 p.m. at the Post on Post Hill St. Everyone is welcome. All questions about Mason VFW can be directed to Lawrence Spell, Post Commander, at 325 429 6224.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
7th grade Our junior high season opener was against Comfort and our 7th grade came out ready to play. On both sides of the ball we saw some great things. Our offensive line did a great job of blocking up front for our backs and receivers and our defense didn’t allow a score all game.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
The Cowgirls and Punchers competed in the first two meets of the season at the San Saba Invitational on September 4th and the Early Season Bandera Bulldog Meet on September 10th. The Cowgirls placed 1st overall as a team against some very tough competition in both San Saba and Bandera.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014 • Photos
The Cowgirls and Punchers competed in the first two meets of the season at the San Saba Invitational on September 4th and the Early Season Bandera Bulldog Meet on September 10th. The Cowgirls placed 1st overall as a team against some very tough competition in both San Saba and Bandera.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
Fall has fell, rain has fallen, winds have changed. The smells and sights of Autumn are in the air, & don’t forget the sounds of music at Sandstone Cellars Winery in Mason Texas, presented by Texas Songwriters in the Round. Right across from multiple historic buildings, the private tasting room is home to local art and now original Texas Music!
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014 • Photos
In the business of animal rescue we all come across heart breaking stories, and Izzie’s is no exception. We first met Izzie at the pound where she had just been recently dumped. Someone had left her in one of the outside kennels, and just walked away. She was quite thin, had problems eating, and walked into the walls of her kennel.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014 • Photos
Though I’m not a gambling person, after listening to weather reports all week predicting a rainy weekend (last weekend as you read this article) I’m going to step out boldly and say how wonderful the rain and cooler weather was. Of course, many would contend that life itself IS a gamble, and they may be right.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
The 42 Club will meet at the Stribling Room of the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library for a game day on Monday, September 22. Play will begin at 2:00 P.M. Please bring your partner and your dominoes if you have a set and join in the fun!
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014 • Photos
September 9, 2014 marked the beginning of a great new schedule of upcoming events for the Fine Arts Association of the Hill Country (FAAHC). In a meeting chaired by president, Rosemary Davis, a full and exciting list of arts demonstrations, lectures and local shows highlighted the schedule. Rosemary encouraged members to exhibit their art at the upcoming Old Yeller Days celebration to be held on September 27, 2014, at the courthouse square.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014 • Photos
Mason Bank hosted their annual scramble last Saturday. Here are the results.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014 • Photos
St. Paul Lutheran Church youth and adults participated recently in the “God’s Work. Our Hands.” Day of Service, a special day for ELCA Lutheran congregations across the United States to gather to serve communities in ways that share the love of God with all of God’s people. The volunteers enjoyed a wonderful afternoon helping to beautify a Mason County Habitat for Humanity home for a deserving family.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
Regular readers of this column know it’s time for my annual International Talk Like A Pirate Day story, which I write every few years or so, depending on whether I remember. Usually I forget, and even when I remember something often comes up and keeps me from writing about it.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Lions club met Tuesday, September 9th, for its regular weekly meeting. There were 37 members and one visitor in attendance. Lion Elliott Courtright was responsible for the program and introduced Joyce Downie, a past Lions District Governor, who spoke about the Lions Club International Foundation which assists with funding for Lions Club projects around the globe. Examples of this would include building eye clinics in Africa, responding to the emergency needs after the recent hurrica ...