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Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014
Mason Elementary is having its annual Pre-K and Headstart Roundup (pre-registration) on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 in the Elementary/Junior High Library from 2:30—5:30 pm. If your child will be attending Pre-Kindergarten NEXT school year (August 2014) at Mason Elementary, please come anytime between 2:30 pm and 5:30 pm to the library to register your child. The following are the guidelines for registering your child for Pre-K or Headstart: Your child must be 3 or 4 years old on or before Septe ...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014 • Photos
The Mason ISD Education Foundation will host a donkey basketball tournament as a fundraiser on Saturday, April 26th.  The event will be held at the Mason High School Gym. It’s basketball played on real live donkeys with all local riders. Each donkey has a special talent - run, buck, or lay down! The donkey basketball tournament begins at 6:00 PM.  Tickets for adults are $6 pre-purchase or $8 at the gate, and kids 5 and under are free.  Come cheer for your favorite team! Concessions will ...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014 • Photos
Wednesday the 2nd, both Cowgirls and Punchers took First Place honors at the District 29A golf tournament in Comfort. Both second team Cowgirls and Punchers placed fourth. Leading the Cowgirls was Jackie Drazan. Jackie shot her best round of the year coming in with a score of 98. Jackie also captured the first place medalist honors for the cowgirls.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014
Applications for emergency farm loans for damages and losses caused by drought February 4, 2014 and continuing are being accepted at the Farm Service Agency (FSA) office located in San Angelo, Randy Dupre said today. Mason County is one of 43 counties in Texas recently designated by the Secretary of Agriculture as eligible for loans to cover part of actual production and/or physical losses resulting from damages caused by drought that occurred from February 4, 2014 and continuing.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014
AUSTIN – Fifty Rio Grande wild turkeys sporting shiny and colored leg bracelets are roaming the woods this spring in Llano and Mason counties. Some have designer backpacks and state-of-the-art electronics. They are not trying to be fashion statements; they are participants in a high-tech information exchange. Earlier this year, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department biologists working closely with local landowners trapped, tagged and outfitted these birds with GPS tracking devices for Rio Grand ...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014
On Friday April 4th, the Cowgirls took on Center Point. The Cowgirls played extremely well but came up short for the win. The Cowgirls came out strong in the 1st inning and played with intensity the entire game. The girls held their own against the number 2 team in our District.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014
Varsity and JV Cowgirls played Harper on Tuesday the 25th. Both teams came up short but played a good game. The Cowgirls just couldn’t get their bats going against Harper which hurt us. Each team played a good defensive game, just made a couple of errors. We have worked all week on fixing those simple errors and the girls are improving every day.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014
The Mason Garden Club has several events coming up this month. The club will be taking a trip to Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and the Natural Gardener Nursery in Austin on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. We will be carpooling and need to meet at 7:45 a.m. in the Mason County M.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014 • Photos
South Plains College of Levelland, Texas has invited Lydia Bierschwale to receive a full scholarship to be on their rodeo team. Here is Lydia as she signed her Letter of Intent. Lydia has been a State Finals qualifier for 7 years of Junior High and High School rodeo combined. She has also been a National Qualifier one year of Junior High Rodeo.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014 • Photos
The Llano Country Opry’s 15th Anniversary Show will be held on Saturday, April 12. Moe Bandy and the Americana Band with special guest Pretty Miss Norma Jean will headline two performances-an afternoon matinee at 2:30 PM and an evening show at 7:30 PM. Admission is $15.00 and tickets are on sale at the Llano National Bank, Llano and Kingsland Chamber of Commerce, Lively Computers, KNEL Radio or by calling (325) 247-5354.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014 • Photos
Mason’s Scarlet Punchers, those adventurous ladies clad in crimson chapeaux and purple duds, are “going cross-country” for their monthly luncheon. Jan Appleby, a member for many years, has volunteered her home in Hilda for a pot lunch luncheon on Monday, April 14th. Members will meet in the Methodist Church parking lot at 11:00 for a car-pooling caravan to Jan’s house.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014
When I was a young mother, I did all the fussing at and yelling at the boys. Perhaps, that wasn’t the way Dr. Spock wanted me to do it, but Dr. Spock wasn’t around to help me out! I was the one who stayed up until the boys were all back home and in bed.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Lions club met Tuesday, April 1st, for its regular monthly business meeting. There were 33 members and one visitor in attendance. "Boss Lion" Fritz Landers was responsible for the program and Secretary/Treasurer Gene Gammill read the minutes and gave the financial report. The Hamburger Lunch made a profit of just less than $980.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014
Fredericksburg, TX - April 6, 2014 - Auditions to complete the cast of The Fantasticks will be held on Wednesday, April 23rd at 7pm at the Steve W. Shepherd Theater located at 1668 Hwy 87 South in Fredericksburg. The Fantasticks, a small-cast musical is an allegory tale told in a light, simple, poetic, theatrical style.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014
The Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library is sponsoring a blood drive to be held in the Stribling Room on Monday, April 21, from 2:00-6:00 P.M. This drive is an opportunity for people to give back to the community by giving the gift of life. About 25% of all blood is transfused to save the lives of cancer patients!