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Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 30, 2015 • Photos
Each week as I interview another Senior I never cease to be amazed by that week’s Senior and their knowledge and memories of decades of life in Mason. Today’s Senior Spotlight shines on a lady who has more than nine decades of that knowledge and memories from a different perspective. Senior Spotlight Today’s Senior Spotlight shines on Sandy Miller.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 30, 2015
Imagine no square. No courthouse in the center. No courthouse lawn. Or trees. No quaint shops around it. No businesses or restaurants. No banks. No nothin’. Imagine. Thanks to the early settlers, you don’t have to. Otherwise this would be a town without a heart. No center. No hub. As Gertrude Stein said: “There is no there there.” (Referring to her hometown of Oakland, California. Of course, like all towns, Oakland’s changed. Including a public sculpture of the word
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015
Varsity Cowgirl Track Results @ Brady Regional Qualifiers Meet 4/23/2015 100m--Raegan Palacio--4th--13.47 400m--Angelica Ramirez--3rd--61.12 800m--Angelica Ramirez--1st--2:19.74 Shot Put--Kristen Gipson--3rd--34’8 ¾” Discus--Kristen Gipson--6th--93’11” Triple Jump--Shay Baker--3rd--34’3 ¼” 1600m Relay--3rd--4:16.30--Raegan Palacio, Kylar Elliott, Shay Baker, Angelica Ramirez
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015 • Photos
Ella IS A VERY SWEET LONG HAIRED DACHSHUND/TERRIER MIX We rescued her from the pound in January and after joining her foster family we found that she was quite far along in a pregnancy. Ella had 7 puppies that have now all found their forever homes. Now it is time for Ella to find her perfect family.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015
Bluebonnet CASA was founded in 2002. As a non-profit organization, Bluebonnet CASA trains volunteers to advocate for children who are victims of abuse and/or neglect throughout Mason, Menard, McCulloch and Kimble counties. CASA volunteers are everyday people – teachers, business people, retirees, stay-at-home moms, and grandparents – who are committed to making a difference for children who might otherwise slip through the cracks in an overburdened foster care system.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015 • Photos
KERRVILLE— The Cailloux Foundation (the Foundation) in Kerrville, Texas, will award 20 college scholarships to area students this month. The 2015 recipients have been chosen from high schools in Bandera, Barksdale (Nueces Canyon High School), Center Point, Fredericksburg, Harper, Junction, Kerrville (Tivy), Mason, and Medina. Awards are up to $14,000 per recipient annually and are for undergraduate study only.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015
It was common knowledge across the region that Mason had an armload of seniors last year and that they were going to experience a rebuilding year. Well, many regional coaches may have concluded that the rebuilding is the wrong tense…rebuilt might be better. With only three returning players that had ever played at a regional tournament, one would assume Mason might struggle.
, Editor
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015
Last Friday, everyone watched the radar carefully on Friday night, tracking a storm system moving in from the southwest. As the line reached Mason, it simply evaporated and moved around the area. Saturday dawned as a warm, sunny day, perfect for the cancer benefit, and the good weather continued on into Sunday.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015 • Photos
Mason Elementary is honored to host Janna Bierschwale’s author visit on Monday, May 4 in the Elementary Library. Abby and the Stolen Bone is a delightful book for all ages. Follow the twisted trail with two little dogs as they learn a lesson in stealing and forgiveness. The unique tale is based on a true story of two Jack Russell Terriers on one of their many adventures.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015 • Photos
Cass and Brittany Castillo along with Big Sister Lilah welcomed home the newest addition to the family on April 13, 2015, At 7:01 p.m. His name is Lennox Stone Castillo. He weighed seven pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 inches long. He was born at Peterson Memorial in Kerrville. His Grandparents are Delia Martinez and Salvador Castillo, Johnny and Deanna Miser of Mason.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015 • Photos
The Mason County 4H Archery crew did very well at Callahan county this past weekend at their first 4H sanctioned Archery shoot. In the Intermediate Field Competiton, Daniel Gainer Jr. won 1st, JJ Ake won 2nd, and KO Tedder won 3rd. In the intermediate Modified 600 competition, Daniel Gainer Jr.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015
The Hill Country CattleWomen want to thank everyone who made our 2nd Annual Spring Round-Up, which was held at Pat’s Hall in Fredericksburg, a big success. Your support helps us give deserving college students scholarships and our ability to promote the beef industry. Our May meeting will be hosted by the Llano county members, and will be held on May 19, 2015.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015
May 1st is Loyalty day. VFW post 8554 Mason will honor this day with a ceremony on the 5th of May at 1:30 p.m. It will be held at the Post on Post Hill St. All interested parties are invited to attend. Questions about Mason VFW post may be directed to Lawrence Spell, post commander, at 325 429 6224.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015 • Photos
This adorable 4-year-old female Bassett hound is missing from the Loyal Valley area. She is spayed, has no collar or chip; but, all vaccinations are current. Her name is Abigail. If found, please contact John or Pam at 325-347-6901.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015
May 5, 2014 M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. TOPIC: Cash Flow, You either have or you’re broke! Peggy Rosser, Rural Business Advisor Small Business Development Center Angelo State University