Mason County News
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Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
LUBBOCK, TX – Next Monday, State Senate Candidate, Representative Charles Perry will be hosting a town hall forum in Mason, TX as part of a larger district tour to visit all 51 counties in SD 28. “A State Senator should represent all of his communities, not just the population centers of his district,” said Perry.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
The Odeon Preservation Association (OPA) will host a free screening of Tommy Hancock: West Texas Muse Wednesday August 13 beginning at 6:30 at the Odeon Theater in Mason, Texas...A documentary about the Texas fiddler and songwriter Tommy Hancock. Tommy was originally based in Lubbock as the house band and owner of the famous Cotton Club. Director Dwight Adair and Tommy Hancock will be in person at the Odeon for Q&A after the screening...Come join us at the Odeon for another special event
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
We are so excited to announce that we will be starting a Mother’s Day Out program called, Kingdom Kids, at River of Life Church. Our mission is to provide a loving, Christ centered environment where children are nurtured and mothers needs are met. The program will be offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m.
, Editor
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
I've recently been watching the HBO series, "The Newsroom." It's a rather engaging show about a network news show that finally starts to find its conscience and begins reporting news rather than promoting set agendas and entertainment figures. There have been two seasons, and HBO has confirmed a third and final season will begin this fall. In the third episode, the anchor, Will McAvoy (ably played by Jeff Daniels) makes a direct statement to the viewing audience and tells them he is the final ...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
The Board of Directors of Operation Orphans, Inc. has selected four dates for doe hunts during the forthcoming whitetail season. They are the following Saturdays: October 25, November 15, December 6 and January 10. The October date will be an all girls’ hunt, while the remaining dates will be all boys’ hunts. This is the 55th year of the “Take a Child Hunting” program.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
The Gillespie County Fair arrives August 21-24, 2014, at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds in Fredericksburg, Texas. This year’s celebration includes four big days of music, carnival, livestock shows, horse races, and queen pageant, along with food and drink, contests, and other festivities. The show kicks off Thursday with Moore’s Greater Shows Carnival.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
I’m J-A-N-E, and I have A-S-B-P! ASBP: “A Small Bladder Problem.” My bladder is good for forty-five minutes or forty-five miles, which ever comes first. Thus, I prefer the condensed versions of readable and verbal matters. One, doesn’t have to embellish or repeat. Just say it! Too, I have Age Attention Disorder!
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Lions club met Tuesday, August 5th, for its monthly business meeting. There were 221 members in attendance. "#2 Boss Lion," Joel Kuykendall, was responsible for the program and Secretary/Treasurer Gene Gammill read the minutes and gave the financial report. The club will have a hamburger lunch August 29th on the west side of the courthouse.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
During the past few weeks I have mentioned a couple of times that we are working on the annual Budget for the City. Each year this process has to be completed by the end of September and both the City and the County spend many extra hours during the summer to complete this detailed planning.
, Principal
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
August 6, 2014 Dear Parents/Guardians, We hope you have had a fantastic summer and are prepared to begin an exciting and challenging school year! We are looking forward to meeting each of you and/or seeing you all again, and ensuring that everyone has a successful school year! We would also like to announce that Mason Elementary is a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School Nominee!!
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Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
Please pray for the Christians in Iraq and also for the country of Israel. These people need our love and support. Next Sunday’s service will be a Sing-A-Long with special music and the opportunity to sing your favorite Hymn. Sunday’s Gospel lesson as Matthew 14:22-33 about Jesus walking on water. Rev. Alsbrooks titled his message “Jesus Pulled Him Out.” After feeding more than 5000 people and healing and preaching most of the day, Jesus dismissed the crowd and put the disciples on a ...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
There will be a meeting for the American Legion Post 285. We will meet Thursday, August 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the post. For more information, contact Holly B. Gilmore, Post Adjutant at 325-429-6368.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
It’s that time of year again! The Loyal Valley Volunteer Fire Department is gearing up for our 3rd Annual Gun and Crafts Show and this year we are raffling off over $6000.00 in guns. The drawings will be held during our gun show, the 3rd weekend of September at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
Our days have gotten hotter, so these are perfect days to spend indoors . . . you guessed it . . . reading!! If we don’t have any new arrivals to interest you, you can always go explore the stacks, try our eBook collections, or maybe even some magazines or books on CD (you don’t even have to have the energy to turn pages). NEW ARRIVALS: (All quotes are from publishers’ summaries) DV Audiobooks: Fireside by Susan Wiggs (CD F WIG) Mr.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
Masses of folks are in lockstep, completing daily routines with heightened speed, too often in fast-forward mode. Mostly, it is left to seniors to amble along, their lives ratcheted down by bodies unable to keep pace and/or people who take life in smaller bites. Some learn--usually “later than sooner”-that “rose-smelling” along the way is an admonition that, once attempted, results in repeated yearnings to inhale life’s best fragrances. Our world is a noisy one, too.