Mason County News
Weather Fair 81.0°F (47%)
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
This coming school year at MHS, a theatre class with focus on One Act Play production, will be offered and, upon completion of requirements, will earn students a Fine Arts credit in Theatre Production.  Admittance to this class is based on a short essay (no more than one page), agreement of contract and performance in auditions on August 11 and 12 from 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
The Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library is proud to announce and to congratulate the winners of the reading programs. Thirty-one children participated in the Book Hounds Club, and 734 swim passes were earned. Winner of the Kindle Fire HD—Joe Angel Martinez Book Hounds 1st Karli and Delani Bauer each won a $100 Walmart gift cards 2nd Jaxson Reichenau won $75 a Walmart gift card 3rd Jose Valdez won a $50 Walmart gift card 4th Sarah Peyton Dospapas won a $25 Walmart gift card 5th ...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
Joe Ray Hernandez, age 50, of Lubbock and formerly of Brady, passed away Sunday, July 6, 2014in Lubbock, Texas. He was born May 4, 1964 in Brady to Manuel Rodriguez Hernandez and Mary Jesusa (Gomez) Hernandez. He was a self-employed landscaper and had lived in Lubbock for 33 years. He was a Baptist. Funeral services for Joe Ray Hernandez will be held at 10:00am, Saturday July 12, 2014 at Leatherwood Memorial Chapels in Brady, Texas at with Pastor Joe Ledezma officiating.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Updated July 17, 2014 6:45 PM
DeeAnn was born in Brady, TX, on May 26, 1962, to Raymond & Janice Kirk Brandenberger. She attended Mason Schools & graduated in 1980. She was married in 1981 & for a short period of time, lived in Boerne. Mason, again became her home & the family was blessed with two children, Dava Reeves McCarty & Daniel Reeves.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014 • Photos
Stephen Louis Jordan, 64 of Mason, Texas entered into eternal peace on July 10, 2014. Steve was born on August 2, 1949, to Charles W. and Allyne Jordan in Ottawa, Kansas. He graduated from Spearman High School in Spearman, Texas, in 1967. He attended Texas Tech University until 1970 when he enlisted in the U.S.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014 • Photos
Betty Lou Andrews passed away quietly into the Lord’s arms on Sunday, July 13, 2014, with her loving husband at her side. She was born on June 9, 1940, in Mason County, Mason, Texas, to Baze Cavaness and Grace Skurlock Cavaness, the first of four children. She grew up in Mason, and graduated from Mason High School in 1958.
, City Administrator
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
The public water system of the City of Mason has reached a Critical, Level 2 condition recently, and the City Administrator John Palacio has implemented additional water conservation measures.  While we do not fear immediate water shortages, we feel it is necessary to move beyond voluntary measures to protect the water levels for everyone.  As the hot summer winds continue to blow and the dry conditions only worsen, the City of Mason will now begin enforcing mandatory water conservation measu ...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014 • Photos
In June, Mason’s Scarlett Punchers, those daring “women of a certain age” whose only goal is to lunch with style and panache, met at the home of Joan Williams. Our theme, as evidenced by Co-Queen Lynn Hedges in the accompanying picture, was “life is uncertain, eat dessert first.” Well, I’m here to tell you we followed our own advice!
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
Concho, Mason and Menard County AgriLife Extension Water Program July 30 &31When have you had your water well tested? Wells should be tested annually. Private water well samples should be brought to the Concho, Mason or the Menard County Texas A&M AgriLifeExtension Office July 30 by 10 a.m. for a $10/sample screening. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Mason and Menard County will conduct the “All About Water Workshop” July 31 at the Murchison/Whitehead Memorial Youth Complex, loc ...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014 • Photos
Butch Hancock and Jimmie Dale Gilmore have been playing together for more than 20 years. Individually, they are excellent songwriters and performers. Together, they are fantastic. They bring their Texas brand of country music to the Odeon Theater in Mason Saturday July 26 at 7:00 PM. Over three decades ago, Butch Hancock, Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Joe Ely founded The Flatlanders.
, Athletic Director
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 • Posted July 11, 2014
Our summer strength and conditioning camp will be July 21-24 and July 28-31 from 7-8 p.m. All incoming 7-12th graders girls and boys are highly encouraged to attend. This camp is free. FOOTBALL CAMP: Our summer football camp will be July 28 - 30. The cost of the camp is $15 and registration will be in the high school gym on July 28th beginning at 8:15 am.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 • Posted July 11, 2014
Flexible day or evening schedule at Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library Call 325-347-5446 for more information.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 • Posted July 11, 2014
The regular meeting of the Mason Garden Club will be held on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the Mason County M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library, Stribling Room. Guest speaker will be Sherie Clarkson, owner of Ye Olde Thyme Herb Shoppe who will be giving a program on “Preserving the Herbal Harvest”.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 • Posted July 11, 2014
WHAT: Give back to your community by giving the gift of life at the Mason Community Blood Drive on Wednesday, July 9th! About 25% of all blood is transfused to save the lives of cancer patients! WHEN: Mason Community Blood Drive Mason Library 761 South Pecan Wednesday, July 9th 2.00pm – 5.00pm In the Stribling Room of the Mason Library Call Ann Scarth at 347-4814 to schedule an appointment or go online to www.bloodhero.com Enter sponsor code: masontx Each donor gets: FREE chole ...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 • Posted July 11, 2014
The next monthly meeting will be on July 21st at 6:30 p.m. at the Post on Post Hill St. behind the jail. At this time we will hold a brief ceremony to remember the Korean Armistice before the regular meeting. Please make plans to attend. Questions about the Mason VFW post may be directed to Lawrence Spell, Post Commander at 325 429 6224.