Mason County News
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014 • Photos
The Pontotoc Community hosted an Ice Cream Social on August 19th honoring their Postmaster, Carma Halfmann, who is retiring at the end of August 2014. She will be the last Postmaster of Pontotoc, TX. According to the book “Bluebonnets and Rattlesnakes” by H.C. Byler, Jr. the former Postmaster roster, dating back to 1880, includes: Benjamin J.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014 • Photos
Youth Art Camp Summer 2014 ended with a community project. Conley Brownds acted as representative of the youth and assisted Bridget Langdale to distribute fourteen FLOWERS IN A BOX. Each vase of flowers were delivered to surprised, delighted and appreciative receivers. Special thanks to Yolanda Garza who introduced us to residences where Lou Lange lives.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014
Central Texas Private Property Rights Coalition an organization founded to help rural property owners in the Central Texas area protect their property rights. Their purpose is keep rural property owners informed of local, state and national issues that could affect their property rights. They will be holding their annual meeting on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds Beer Garden in Fredericksburg, Texas.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014
In Texas, the Texas Pesticide Law requires you must be licensed or certified by the Texas Department of Agriculture in order to lawfully use a restricted-use pesticide, state-limited-use pesticide or regulated herbicides. To obtain a license, here are some steps in the process. A private pesticide applicator is someone who uses or supervises the use of restricted-use or state-limited-use pesticides or regulated herbicides to produce an agricultural commodity on the following, on personally own ...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014
Don’t miss the Loyal Valley Volunteer Fire Department’s Third Annual “Gun and Crafts Show”, Saturday September 20th from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and Sunday September 21st from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds, 530 Fair Drive in Fredericksburg. Admission is just $5.00 per person, with kids under 10 admitted free!
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014 • Photos
SAMMY – 4-5 Month Old Lynx Point Siamese Kitten Sammy is one easy going kitty! He enjoys play time but he also enjoys just hanging out in whatever room you are in. Sammy doesn’t mind being held, and can turn into quite the purring machine, but he doesn’t necessarily require your undivided attention like some kittens do!
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014
The cookbook, Nonnie’s Kitchen, My Favorite Comfort Foods”, will be available to the public on Friday, August 29, at 1PM in the Mason County Library. The recipes in the cookbook are those from the cooking series held at the Library last Spring. Martha Kothmann, Chef Nonnie, will be there to personally sign each copy and the first 20 people purchasing a cookbook will taste an amazing ice cream cone filled with three different gelatos: Salted Caramel, Chocolate Hazelnut and Strawberry Chees ...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Garden Club met Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at the Mason County Library Stribling Room. This was the annual membership drive meeting with installation of new officers. Seventeen members were present including three joining the Mason Garden Club during the meeting. New officers installed were Penny Peterson as Secretary and Wendy Hastings as Treasurer.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Updated August 28, 2014 4:14 PM
The time will change on Sunday morning at 2:00 am. Be sure to turn your clocks AHEAD by one hour before going to bed. This time, I am certain of the direction!
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 • Updated August 28, 2014 4:14 PM
Ready for some more Puncher Football? Follow the Mason Punchers to their first playoff game! The Punchers face off with the Shiner Comanches in Leander, Texas, at 7:30 pm on Friday, November 22, 2013. The game is at the Bible Memorial Stadium 3301 S. Bagdad Road. Please dress appropriately warm for COLD AND WET WEATHER!
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 • Updated August 28, 2014 4:13 PM
On Sunday morning at 2:00 am... Set your clocks back by ONE HOUR Saturday night before going to bed, so you can be on time!!!
, Mason County Farm Bureau
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014
Time is running out for Texas landowners to let the Environmental Protection Agency know it’s time to “Ditch the Rule.” The nationwide campaign started shortly after the EPA announced its proposed changes to the Clean Water Act. “The EPA wants to take the word ‘navigable’ out of the Waters of the U.S.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014
Over 500 Central Texas Electric Co-op customers, members and spouses, gathered in the Fredericksburg High School Auditorium on August 19, as CTEC hosted its 67th Annual Members’ Meeting. CEO Robert A. Loth III welcomed them and introduced Board President Gerald Kaspar and the ten other CTEC directors. Joe Brown, CTEC Dispatcher in Fredericksburg, and Elder - Journey Church of Fredericksburg, provided an invocation.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014 • Photos
Elena Ramon has been awarded the Dr. Bob Gallaway ‘42 Endowed Scholarship by the Dwight Look College of Engineering and the Honors Challenge Scholarship at Texas A&M University. Both of these scholarships are awarded for excellent academic achievement. Elena is a sophomore civil engineering major with a 3.96 GPA. Her parents wish her and her brother Julio the best of luck at Aggieland this year.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 27, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman K. Michael Conaway (R-Texas) invites students interested in attending the military service academies to apply for a nomination. To be considered for appointment to a service academy, an applicant must meet eligibility requirements and be nominated by an authorized person, including a member of the U.S.