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Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014
We give them. We accept them. Most of us expect them. As people. So, I started thinking about this term and just how well it fits the name of this animal rescue group. I would venture to guess that the vast majority of the people, with pets, have said this at one time “I would take Duke over most people I know any day of the week”.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014
Novelist, singer, humorist, would be politician, songwriter - Kinky also sponsors the Utopia Animal Rescue Ranch, which he co-founded. To help support The Llano County Democratic Party Club. When: Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 - 2 to 4pm Where: Kingsland Library, 125 W. Polk Street, Kingsland, TX Presented by The Llano County Democratic Party Club
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014
The Long Mountain Community Club will hold their regular monthly meeting Friday eve, September 12, at 6:30 p.m. I am not sure about the bill of fare so just throw something in the pot and bring along as I am sure that all will turn out well. I have not been told yet, but I think we will bring a pot of beans.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014
The Mason County Republican Women will hold their bi-monthly meeting on Wednesday, September 17th at noon in the Stribling Room of the Mason County Library. The speaker will be Walter Williams with Arms of Hope; the organization that operates the Medina Children’s Home. All are invited to come and join us for this inspiring and informative program.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014
I apologize that I missed the deadline to submit this article last week. I forgot about the Labor Day holiday. Having said that, I think we are off to a great start all around. The Elementary/Jr. High Back to School Bash was a huge success. Thanks to all the students and parents who attended.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014
The regular meeting of the Mason Garden Club will be held on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the Sonlight Apple Orchard Barn, located 4/10 mile from the Mason County Courthouse on Hwy 29 East. Don Durflinger, local grower and owner along with his wife, Shelia, will be giving members a guided tour of the orchard and will speak on the correct procedure for picking apples.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014 • Photos
BOERNE, TX – September 1, 2014. Boerne Performing Arts is continuing their tradition of excellence in bringing BIG EVENTS to our SMALL TOWN!!! Artists from Canada, China and New York City will headline the Boerne Performing Arts’ 4th season of presenting world-class professional performing arts at Champion Auditorium. The Fall Season Ticket Campaign offers a discounted ticket package for all three of these world-class events.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014
Curtis Kuhlmann, of Mason, passed away on Friday, September 5, at the age of 85. Visitation was held on Sunday evening, followed by graveside services on Monday, September 6, at Gooch Cemetery. A full obituary will be in next week's edition of the News. Funeral services under the direction of Mason Funeral Home.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014 • Photos
Thomas “Jerry” Haines was born December 2, 1938, in Glasscock County, Texas, to Joe and Margret Turner Haines. At age two, they returned to Kimble County and he grew up on the home place on Little Saline Creek at London, Texas. He had a great love for sports, especially baseball.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014 • Photos
If you are a builder, a homeowner looking to build or remodel, or just interested is ways to construct a home that is highly energy efficient (maybe even consumes no energy), then come sit in on an upcoming series of presentations by Keith Kaan at the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014
The Mason County Historical Commission has invited Doris Scroggins of The Friends of Gillespie County Country Schools to be in Mason on Thursday, September 18th in the Stribling Room at the Mason County Library to discuss their program with those who are interested in doing something similar in Mason County.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014
The City of Mason Used Tire Clean-Up is scheduled for September 29th –October 3rd from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and October 4th from 8:00 a.m. until noon. The tire cleanup will be held at the City of Mason Recycle Center located at 510 North Avenue F. The cost per regular vehicle sized tires and smaller tires will be $2 per tire.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014 • Photos
Ol’ Yeller Day is coming on September 27. Again this year, Ol’ Yeller Day will be held on the courthouse lawn at the same time as the Fall Festival of Churches. Ol’ Yeller Day will feature exhibitors, re-enactors, old-time games, and artists with work for sale. The beloved Ol’ Yeller Dog show will take place on the sidewalk in front of the courthouse.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014 • Photos
The Punchers had their first home game of the 2014 season last Friday and they welcomed the DeLeon Bobcats to Puncher Stadium. It would be a tough night for the DeLeon team; but, it was a good night for the Punchers. On the first play of the game, Miguel Castillo carried the ball 65-yards for a Puncher touchdown, setting the mood for the night.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 4, 2014 • Photos
The Punchers began their 2014 season last Friday and racked up a 51-13 victory over the Ozona Lions. Due to the Labor Day holiday, the News was unable to get the stats needed to write up the game; but, we will include that write up in next week's issue. This Friday is the first home game for the varsity squad as they welcome DeLeon to Puncher Stadium.