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Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 28, 2015 • Photos
Kegan Lee Schmidt of Llano and Mason, passed away on Tuesday, January 20, at the age of 23. A Memorial Service celebrating Kegan’s life was held on Tuesday, January 27, at 2:00 p.m. in the Mason Funeral Home Chapel. Survivors include his parents Sid Schmidt of Mason and Kalyn Kothmann of Llano, a brother Kaleb Schmidt and fiancé Emily of Tempe, Arizona, his grandmother Mary Schmidt, of Mason and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 28, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative K. Michael Conaway (R-Texas) will hold a town hall at Mason County District Court Room on Friday, January 30, 2015. The town hall is open to members of the media and the public. WHAT: Town Hall Meeting WHO: U.S. Rep. Mike Conaway WHEN: 8:00 am – 9:00 am. Friday, January 30, 2015 WHERE: Mason County District Court Room, 2nd Floor, Mason County Courthouse
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 28, 2015 • Photos
The Odeon theater in Mason will host a special Valentine day show featuring The Divas from San Angelo Saturday February 14 at 7:00 PM. Guest will be treated with Valentine chocolates and a bubbly beverage. But the special treat is the sweet sounds of the The Divas. Their harmonies are like candy for the ears. The word “diva” has been used to describe distinguished female singers such as Aretha Franklin, Barbara Streisand, Ella, and Celine.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 28, 2015 • Photos
February 21-22, six Mason High School students, along with about 100 other students from six other counties, came together at the Texas State Capitol for the Pioneer Leadership Forum. During this time, they were recognized by the House of Representatives and the State Senate, and received the opportunity to present their ideas to help our state to the Water Conservation Board, Texas Department of Agriculture, and the Texas Education Agency.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 28, 2015
Each year in its annual Winter Edition, the staff at Dave Campbell’s Texas Football seeks to honor the finest high school football players in Texas at each position, regardless of classification. We call it the All-Texas High School Team, and it's one of the most prestigious honors in the Lone Star State.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 • Posted January 22, 2015 • Photos
The Mason County Commissioners' Court began the year by swearing in their members who had been reelected and appointed.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 • Posted January 22, 2015
[Brady, Texas] -- [January 15, 2015] -- The Knot, national magazine and online leader in the wedding industry, has awarded local guest ranch, Selah Springs Ranch with their annual “Best of Weddings” award. This is the second year in a row Selah Springs Ranch has received this honor. The Knot Best of Weddings is an award representing the highest-rated wedding professionals as reviewed by real couples, their families and wedding guests on The Knot.com.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 • Posted January 22, 2015 • Photos
As a big surprise and the grade finale at the Puncher College Week pep rally, ASU Recruiter Jonathan McKissack presented t-shirts to seniors who have applied and been accepted to Angelo State University. In addition, David, Pascual, Tyler and Conner all learned they are recipients of the Carr Scholarships.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 • Posted January 22, 2015
DVDs have become our number one checkout, and I’m delighted that so many patrons are taking advantage of this FREE service! However, almost all of the DVDs and CD books (some have as many as 15 discs) come back needing to be cleaned, repaired, or even replaced. Our disc repair machine is running all through the day almost every day, and the supplies are expensive.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 • Posted January 22, 2015
Some of you may have memories long enough to recall when I wrote a column a while back complaining about the issue of what the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, Explosives, & Really Stupid Rules defines as ‘Short Barrelled Rifles.’ Any rifle with a barrel shorter than sixteen inches falls into this category.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 • Posted January 22, 2015 • Photos
Meet Scout! He is one fantastic dog. No doubt about that. Scout is a 1-1/2 year old Red Heeler Mix who is an absolute sweetheart. He was found in the country in very poor condition. The poor guy had not seen a decent meal in quite some time. A loving family with 3 young children took him in until Second Chance could get him into our Foster Care Program.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 • Posted January 22, 2015 • Photos
Varsity Cowgirls vs. Harper Tuesday, Jan. 13 Mason 15—4—5—9 = 33 Harper 5—14—4—2 = 25 Scoring—Katie Smith--3, Kenley Stockbridge--3, Sara Powell--3, Brooke Falgout--5, Kayla Guice--19. Rebound Leaders—Guice--7, Falgout--7. Blocks, Steals & Deflections—Stockbridge--5, Guice--4, Powell--3. Assists—Schmidt--3. Varsity Cowgirls @ Junction Friday, Jan. 16 Mason 14—20—10—12 = 56 Junction 6—10—1—6 = 23 Scoring—Monaco Schmidt--6, Kenley Stockbridge--7, ...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 • Posted January 22, 2015 • Photos
The Punchers opened district play against the Junction Eagles last Friday night. After a hard fought game, the Punchers were on the losing end 38-28. The Punchers played very good defense holding the Eagles to just 38 points. However the Puncher offense could not get rolling as they only scored 28.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 • Posted January 22, 2015
The JV boys basketball team improved to 2-0 with a win over the Junction Eagles last Friday night. They played really hard from the beginning and had control for most of the game. The Punchers did hit a slow spot late in the 4th as the Eagles rallied to within 4 points.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 • Posted January 22, 2015
Democrats from 19 West Texas counties will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday in the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, 1 Love St., to brainstorm about building the party and winning in 2016. Moderating the discussion will be Perry Flippin of San Angelo, committeeman for the 28th Senatorial District. The meeting is open to the public without charge.