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Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Posted July 29, 2015
Anyone who enjoys music from the 1970’s will want to be at the Brownwood Coliseum in Brownwood, Texas on August 1. The West Texas Rehabilitation Center’s 2015 Remembering When event will feature an Eagles Tribute show by FASTLANE. Presented by Central Texas Farm Credit, ACA on the Black Plumbing Stage with additional support from Entertainment Sponsor, KTAB NEWS and local sponsors Citizens National Bank of Brownwood and KOHLER Company, the evening program offers a unique, memorable event. ...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Posted July 29, 2015
MASON, Texas — Author Doreen Murphy announces the nationwide release of her new trilogy, “From Fear to Faith: Unwanted,” “From Fear to Faith: Unloved” and “From Fear to Faith: Blessed.” In “From Fear to Faith: Unwanted,” the author shares the story of a young girl’s life of loss, challenge and ultimate survival.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Updated July 29, 2015 2:24 PM • Photos
Margaret D. Brown of Hilda passed away on July 20, 2015, in Austin, Texas, at the age of 79. Margaret was born to Daisy Durham on September 19, 1936, in San Antonio, Texas. Margaret married her high school sweetheart, Franklin Brown, on December 26, 1953. After retiring as an executive secretary from Southwestern Bell, Margaret retired with Frank to the Hill Country.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Posted July 29, 2015
Wilma June Martin was born in Mason County, Texas, on September 19, 1924, to Ollie Dan and Lucy Prudence Polk Martin. She died suddenly in her home at Pipe Creek in the early morning hours of July 21, 2015, two months short of her 91st birthday. Services were held at the Mason Funeral Home in Mason Texas, with burial in plot near her parents’ graves in the Gooch Cemetery.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Updated July 29, 2015 2:21 PM • Photos
L.A.I.R. Studios and The Thing Is Boutique are joining together to host a Coloring Party! 7 p.m. on August 06 at the boutique. All materials and “snacks” will be provided. Cost is $20.00 per participant. Check out the Store’s facebook or contact Lisa. 325 347-0230. Adult coloring books are all over the news lately.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Updated July 29, 2015 2:17 PM • Photos
Faith Ingracia, the feature twirler for the puncher band, participated in the National Baton Twirling Competition held at Notre Dame University in South Bend, Indiana. She placed third in Flag Baton, third in Twirling Two Batons, tenth in X-Strut, tenth in Solo, and twenty first out of fifty in Twirling Three baton.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Updated July 29, 2015 2:15 PM • Photos
Gold and Platinum award-winning songwriter from Nashville and Texas, Tony Ramey will perform at the Odeon theater in Mason to support his recent CD release duet with the legendary Willie Nelson. Ramey will be appearing with his band Saturday August 15 at 7:00PM. Tony actually began writing at the young age of seven.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Updated July 29, 2015 2:13 PM
Summer is quickly coming to an end and the start of school is nearing! With that comes summer band practice. Practice schedule is very similar to last year’s and hasn’t changed from the papers that were sent home at the end of last school year. But just in case anyone has lost or forgotten, the schedule is below. Please remember to wear tennis shoes and comfortable clothes.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Updated July 29, 2015 2:12 PM
Mason Youth Soccer Register for soccer ages 4yrs-17yrs At Mason Building Supply $45 per player - sibling discounts available.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Updated July 29, 2015 2:12 PM
Mason Cowgirl Basketball Camp will begin Monday, Aug. 3 and run through Thursday, Aug. 6. The camp is for all girls that will be entering 3rd through 9th grade for the upcoming school year. The cost will be $50 per child. It will start at 1pm each day and end at 4pm.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Posted July 29, 2015
The 2015 Dr Pepper/Babolat Open Tennis Tournament was another huge success this year as it attracted players from as far as Venezuela. Many local juniors and adults competed in this year’s tournament and fared very well. As always, the Mason Tennis Association thanks the Mason Bottling Company for its continued support with the awards and concessions as well as Babolat Tennis for donation of the tennis balls for the tournament.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Updated July 29, 2015 2:10 PM • Photos
... According to the Fish camp 2015 website at Texas A&M, every year, since 1954, Fish Camp welcomes the incoming Freshman Class to Texas A&M with a 4-day, 3-night extended orientation program at a conference center in Palestine, Texas. Each year over 1000 Counselors and Crew Members dedicate their time and energy for six months to help welcome the Freshmen Class to Texas A&M! Marty Silva, son of Jimmy and Lilia Romero from Midland, Tx and grandson of Martin and Marcie(Chela) Rivera of Mason, ...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Updated July 29, 2015 2:09 PM • Photos
Fredericksburg’s “Summer of Fun” continues with another weekend of live pari-mutuel horse racing set on Saturday and Sunday, August 8 and 9 at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds. Gates open at 11 a.m. and post time is 1 p.m. both days. Admission to the races is $7 for adults, $3 for children six to 15 years of age and free for children five and under.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Updated July 29, 2015 2:06 PM • Photos
Employee of the Year named during annual festivities Kerrville, Texas—It’s the one day each year that all 12,000 employee Team Partners at the over 225 locations of UniFirst Corporation (NYSE: UNF) across North America take a break from their busy schedules and come together to honor the memory of Aldo Croatti, the man who started the billion-dollar uniform service and supply company in July of 1936.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Updated July 29, 2015 2:03 PM • Photos
Reigning Cats & Dogs’ obedience class put on a “how to excel at training your dog” demonstration at the summer obedience class graduation on Friday, July 24th. Five dog/owner pairs set a new record for highest scoring, most competitive graduation exercise ever! (Alphabetically) Denwood Butler and terrier mix “Gus,” Jackie Clements and Poodle mix “Nelson,” Martha Foster and German Shepherd Dog “Sophie,” Johnny Heidelberg and Labrador Retriever “Bear,” and Tommy Newsom and S ...