Mason County News
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Wednesday, December 17, 2014 • Posted December 17, 2014 • Photos
The Board of Directors voted on December 15th to promote Jay Tedder to Vice President of the Bank effective January 1, 2015. Tedder joined the bank’s staff as a loan officer in September 2009 after a 17 year career in law enforcement. He has attended numerous lending and compliance training programs over the past 5 years and is a licensed mortgage loan officer.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 • Posted December 17, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Punchers arrived at the Georgetown I.S.D. Stadium last Friday night with more than just butterflies in their stomachs! A nasty stomach bug had been making the rounds of Mason High School last week, and several of the players were still feeling the effects of that bug, as was Head Coach Kade Burns. Though the Punchers were moving slower than usual, they focused on their game, kept their heads about them, and then,,,, they played football! The first quarter moved slowly in relation to ...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 • Posted December 11, 2014
My regular, loyal readers (all 2 of them) are no doubt looking forward to this week’s column, since they’ve probably heard about the recent National Geographic Drunk Bird story, and expect me to wax eloquent about it. If not that, they may have caught wind of the 100 brains that went missing from the University of Texas, and expect a story about that, although my Aggie friends have expressed the opinion that they weren’t aware of 100 brains at UT to begin with.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 • Posted December 11, 2014
Stress – It’s what most of us have too much of. Coping with day to day tasks and problems can sometimes be overwhelming – especially during high school football playoffs and the holiday season Being calm, relaxed and well rested helps almost everyone be less stressed. I like to look at basic nutrition to help with stress because I find that most people are deficient in basic nutrients.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 • Posted December 11, 2014 • Photos
Nanci Gibbons is displaying her unusual and fascinating collection of kaleidoscopes during December and January at the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library. Nanci’s love of kaleidoscopes began more than forty years ago when a friend gave her a small one at Christmastime. Nanci says that she was delighted with the various colors, designs, and shapes she saw when she peered through the eyepiece, and soon her friends and family knew that they could not go wrong with a similar gift.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 • Posted December 11, 2014 • Photos
Strolling Christmas Carolers for the Mason Art Walk, Dec 5th. At their visit to Arnold Art Gallery.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 • Posted December 11, 2014 • Photos
The "Not So Serious Book Club" enjoyed their Thanksgiving/Christmas gathering at the home of George and K. K. Brannies. Not only are the ladies not entirely "serious", they are also just a step away from anonymous, as they prefer to be identified as a fun group, not as individual members!
, American Legion
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 • Posted December 11, 2014
The American Legion Fort Mason Post 285 will hold its December meeting at 6:00pm on Thurs., Dec. 11th, at the American Legion Post Hall, 237 Post Hill Rd. The agenda will be to attend the Veterans Christmas Party, hosted this year by VFW Post 8554, at the same location. All Post members are invited to attend along with veterans, military personnel home on leave, family members and supporters of America’s military.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 • Posted December 11, 2014 • Photos
The Parish Hall at St. Joseph’s Hall was the scene of the action for the local art community last Friday and Saturday. Many members of the Fine Arts Association of the Hill Country brought their paintings, photographs and crafts for review and sale at their annual show. The show was well attended and enjoyed by all.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 • Posted December 11, 2014
Varsity Cowgirls vs. Llano Tuesday, Dec. 2 Mason 13—23—18—20 = 74 Llano 17—4—11—4 = 36 Scoring—Katie Smith--9, Kenley Stockbridge--8, Justyn Tedder--8, Sara Powell--15, Brooke Falgout--3, Kayla Guice--19, Cheyenne Ivey--8, Katy Armstrong--4. Rebound Leaders—Powell--12, Guice--10, Falgout--7. Blocks, Steals & Deflections—K. Smith--6, Guice--6. Assists—Stockbridge--5, Guice--5, S. Smith--4. JV Cowgirls vs. Llano Tuesday, Dec. 2 Mason 13—7—5—9 = 34 Blanco ...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 • Posted December 11, 2014 • Photos
Children from Mason Elementary recently toured businesses around the courthouse square to learn more about the jobs people do and where they work.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 • Posted December 11, 2014 • Photos
Once again the citizens of Mason have stepped up to show their support of the work done by Second Chance - Mason Animal Rescue to find excellent, loving homes for the abandoned dogs and cats in our City and County. On behalf of Second Chance we would like to express our deep and sincere gratitude to our gracious hostess Kay Hudler who opened her heart and beautiful home last Thursday, December 4th to all the guests who attended in support of the work of the non-profit organization.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 • Posted December 11, 2014 • Photos
Bill and Beady Beam celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary over the Thanksgiving holidays with their children and grandchildren. Will W. (Bill) Beam, from Mason, attended UT after graduating from high school. After a year of schooling, he volunteered for the Army and spent a year in Japan. He then returned to UT and entered the ROTC program, pursuing a pharmaceutical degree and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 • Posted December 11, 2014
The Mason Lions club met Tuesday, December 2nd, for its monthly business meeting. There were 31 members and two visitors in attendance. Among the visitors were two Mason High School seniors, Leigh Pearlman and Ashley McLaughlin. "Boss Lion" Ken Cordero, was responsible for the program and Secretary/Treasurer Gene Gammill read the minutes and gave the financial report. The Christmas party was discussed and it was decided to have it at the Richard P.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 • Posted December 11, 2014
Z and I have been suffering from a cold. It seems to want to stay with us, even though we have tried different cold remedies. Just when we think we’re rid of it, we start sneezing and coughing again. We have had the flu shot, so it’s not the flu.