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Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Posted July 29, 2015
Mason Bank, was named to the 2015 edition of the Top 200 Healthiest Banks in America that DepositAccounts just released. The bank stood out in all of the primary evaluation categories, including Texas Ratio, Deposit Growth, and Capitalization Mason Bank was ranked 28th in the United States. The global financial crisis of 2008 has prompted many to take a second look at the health of their financial institutions.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Posted July 29, 2015
Carol Tucker will be teaching Excel 2010 at the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library in August. The class will meet on four consecutive Tuesdays: August 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th. The class runs from 6:00-7:30 P.M. The class is FREE. Please call 325-347-5446 to register.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Posted July 29, 2015
Dr. Paul Burns informed us on July 16th that the government of Italy and the Chinese are the major shareholders in Enel. Enel holds the land leases for the Mason Wind Power Project. Recently there was a press release that General Electric was purchasing a minority share in Enel. In protest I am going to quit buying Italian wine, Chinese made underwear and light bulbs.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Updated July 29, 2015 1:50 PM • Photos
Bennett Brown Mutschink celebrates his 100th day in one of his Moopaw’s homemade outfits from 65 years ago. Bennett was born April 12, 2015 in Dallas to Mark and Sharon Mutschink. Proud grandparents are Stephen and Joyce Mutschink.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Updated July 29, 2015 1:41 PM • Photos
The Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library has named Linda Fleece as the Artist of the Month for August. Linda was born and grew up in Austin where she took art classes in the public schools. She attended the University of Texas where she graduated with a degree in Zoology, and she worked many years in medical laboratories. Linda has taken painting classes at recreation centers, junior colleges, and in adult education programs.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Posted July 29, 2015 • Photos
A string walks into a soda shop and asks the man behind the counter for a milk shake. The man looks at the string and says, “Sorry, We do not serve strings here.” This of course makes the string furious. He goes home and gets all tied in knots. He is so mad that his ends get all frayed out, and he decides that he is going back to the soda shop to demand a milk shake.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Posted July 29, 2015
The Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library is taking applications for vendors at Old Yeller Day. The event will be held on the courthouse lawn on Saturday, September 26, from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. There is no cost for the space. Applications may be picked up at the Chamber of Commerce or at the Library.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Posted July 29, 2015
The Mason Puncher Club has come across some information that 2015 is the 100 year anniversary of ORGANIZED Mason Puncher Football, and would like to recognize this centennial event! We have continued to research the information, and have been unable to find anything to indicate otherwise. We are asking the public, that if anyone has ANY information to substantiate otherwise, to PLEASE contact Tana Hofmann at 210-867-4495 or 325-347-5927 as soon as possible.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Updated July 29, 2015 1:32 PM • Photos
An outstanding actors in Guys and Dolls at the Lyric Theater in Brownwood Friday was Mason Reichenau, a Bangs High School senior, and son of Dutch Reichenau, a Mason native. Visiting with Mason after the musical, is Laura Tallent, who taught Mason’s father Dutch at Mason High School and coached him in UIL prose.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Posted July 29, 2015
The Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library is seeking a G.E.D. teacher. The teacher will be employed by Howard Jr. College and must pass a background check. For more information, call 325-347-5446.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Updated July 29, 2015 1:25 PM • Photos
Sam and Ashleigh Brakefield, are proud and excited to offer the Hill Country, a new form of entertainment that is sure to have folks laughing, exercising and just having good old fashioned fun! Whether it is Knockerball™ Rentals, parties, fundraisers, school and church events or corporate team-building, they have everyone covered.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Updated July 29, 2015 1:17 PM
The new 61st edition of the Mason Puncher Band Calendars have arrived. If you didn’t get yours at Round-Up. then you can head by Benjie’s to pick up your copy.
, County Judge
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Posted July 29, 2015
WHEREAS, Mason County has not had rainfall for an extended period of time, creating hot and dry conditions; and WHEREAS, the hot and dry conditions pose the threat of large, dangerous and fast moving wildfires; and WHEREAS, such fires have the potential of endangering lives and damaging property on a large scale;and WHEREAS, the Texas Government Code Chapter 418 gives the county judge the power to declare a local disaster within the county” if the threat of disaster is imminent”;and WHE ...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Updated July 29, 2015 1:10 PM
Hill Country Productions is pleased to present the Mason Masonic Lodge Roping - a scholarship benefit - on August 1st at the Mason County Arena at Fort Mason Park. Books open at 5:00 p.m., close at 6:00, roping begins at 6:30 p.m. #5 cap enter 1 draw 3 or draw all 4 for $125 Enter maximum of 3 times.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Updated July 29, 2015 1:07 PM • Photos
The City has worked to improve our community in many different ways and most people are aware of the variety of accomplishments we have made in the past several years. It appears that change is coming again to Mason and this time it may affect most everyone who lives or drives through our town.