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Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014 • Photos
Please join us on April 13, Palm Sunday, for a fun time on the Mason County Courthouse lawn! Come enjoy a hamburger luncheon benefitting the Child Welfare Board ($6: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.) and have your kids hunt Easter Eggs and take a picture with the Easter Bunny! While you’re there, let the Certified Passenger Safety Technicians from Texans in Motion (pictured here- led by Leslie Stark, pictured first) check to make sure your child’s safety seat is the correct one and let them teach you how t ...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014
Herbs have been used for centuries as both food and medicine. They are great natural remedies that help to nourish, cleanse and balance the human body. Herbs tend to be greatly misunderstood. One of the first ways that people think when they want to restore health is allopathically. Allopathic means that a disease or condition is treated with a substance that causes the opposite effect of the symptoms.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014
During the past several weeks there has been an excitement in the community that the efforts to establish a skilled nursing home might be a few steps closer to reality. Several individuals had met over the past few months, and the commitment to work toward that end recently evolved with a proposal to change some of the City Sales Taxes to fund an Economic Development Corporation to lead the efforts.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014 • Photos
Julie Alford is the Artist of the Month at the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library. She is a self-taught artist who works primarily in acrylics. Julie stated, “I have a myriad of interests which manage to find their way into my paintings. Also, my husband Ed (who happens to be my greatest cheerleader) has a love for Western art.
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Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014
Please make a special effort to be in church for Palm Sunday on the 13th. Today’s Lenten Lunch is at St Paul Lutheran Church at 12 noon. Art UMC members will be helping the Food Bank distribute hope, love, prayer and food. Please arrive about 2.45 pm so we can review how we pick the boxes, and pray together.
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Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014
NOTICE OF MEETING American Legion Fort Mason Post #285 237 Post Hill Road, Mason, TX Thursday, April 10th at 7:00 p.m. For more information, contact Lawrence Spell at 325-429-6224.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014 • Photos
Personal experiences racked up across three-quarters of a century—including yips and yaps at lecterns spanning five decades—offer positive proof that many times, utter silence is preferable to spoken words. I was reminded of this age-old truth the other day when my Uncle Mort called. Upon his mention of a new-found interest in ornithology, the call—received in the morning hours of April 1--likely meant my 101-year-old relative was up to his old tricks--“spoofing it up” on April Fools ...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014
This weekend’s “goings-on” should entice folks to get out and about, and we sure hope you’ll make the library one of your stops. The Friends of the Library are hosting their Annual Book and Bake Sale to benefit the library, and the Stribling Room will be filled to bursting with books, DVDs, and CD books.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014
They’re heeeeeeeerrrrre. Lupinus texensis. In all their glory. Bluebonnets. Here, there, and everywhere. Thanks to the rains we had. And the hard freezes. Moisture is moisture. And they’re comin’ on. As is every leafy, green thing. That’s Spring for ya. And there’s lots to do. Much of it you can find in Texas Co-Op Power. That’s the monthly magazine that Central Texas Electric Co-Op publishes. It’s chock full of informative articles, history, recipes, and photos. An ...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014
The Hill Country Memorial (HCM) Hospice announces its bereavement support group schedule for April through June. The Living with Loss support group meets weekly on Thursdays from April 17 through June 5. Interested individuals may attend the afternoon meeting at 2 p.m. or the evening meeting at 7 p.m., both in the Cancer Resource Center meeting room on the first floor of the Brune Building at 808 Reuben St.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014
River of Life Church would like you to join us for our Easter services, beginning with a Good Friday Remembrance Service at 6 p.m. on April 18th. On Easter Sunday, we will have two worship services at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. There will be a River Kids Happy Resurrection Day Celebration for Pre-K through 6th grade during both services.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014 • Photos
Charles Ray Gober, 79, of Tye, TX, passed away Sunday, March 30, 2014 in an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born on April 22, 1935, in Comanche County, TX to parents James Fishel Gober and Minnie Odessal Jackson Gober. Charles Ray moved to the Abilene area in 1955 and worked 44 years in the Maintenance Department of the Abilene Independent School District.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014
Roberta McMillan, of Mason, passed away peacefully at her home in Mason on Sunday, April 6. She was 91. Roberta was born on March 22, 1923, in Childress, Texas, to John Simpson Owen and Marie Feige Owen. She was a 1940 graduate of Mason High School and attended Texas Tech for two years. In 1934, Roberta joined the Methodist Church in Turkey, Texas.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014 • Photos
Charles Ezra Cook of Refugio, Texas passed on to be with the Lord on March 28, 2014 at the age of 69. He was born January 24, 1945 in the U.S. Naval Hospital in San Diego, California to Cliffa Gene Lange Cook and Ezra Glen Cook. Charlie married Zehra Lale Kuzu on July 12, 1972 in Istanbul, Turkey.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Community Foundation (MCF) recently granted funds to several local organizations. Pictured are two of these groups. The Mason Community Garden was recently started to supplement the Food Bank, by providing fresh produce to local residents. They received money for a shed to house implements. Pictured, left to right: Whitney Bownds, Brent Hinckley, Carolyn Phillips, Charles Pluenneke, Linda Laury and Bob Laury.