Mason County News
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Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015
Ask any chiropractor, masseur or masseuse, and answers will be similar. Most Americans are tense, on the wrong side of the frazzle equation. They are sheep--“go-alongers,” if you will-- figuring if the finish line is reached without indebtedness, so be it. To live positively is considered wishful thinking, perhaps attainable only with medication or something stronger. Generally, we are in a “hunkering” mode, as if our avoidance of “boat-rocking” or “noise-making” is critical to ...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015
Collapse. Collision/Upset. Explosion. Falling Object. Fire. Flood. Freezing. Glass Breakage. Hail. Hurricane. Land Vehicle. [As opposed to Space Vehicle?] Lightning. Smoke. Theft. Vandalism/Malicious Mischief. Water. Weight of Ice, Snow or Sleet. Wind-Driven Rain. Windstorm. That's the list for 2014 to 2015, thus far. Some of it right here in our own back 40. Ask Hofmann Insurance Agency. Citizen Insurance. Or Farm Bureau Insurance. The good news is disasters create job ...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015
There is a change in the area, spring has sprung. The season changed and so has your cable and internet provider. Lynnstar Communication Inc. has recently acquired Reach Broadband systems in your service area. You may have noticed some of the changes already. They are looking forward to serving the community with high-speed internet and quality television programming.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015 • Photos
Melvin Thomas, of Brady, passed away on Sunday, March 22, at the age of 77. Mr. Thomas is survived by his wife Charlene Thomas, of Brady, a son Kelly Thomas and wife Annette of Mason, a daughter Debby Gray and husband Larry of Yoakum, a granddaughter Rachel Nicole Brereton and husband Richard of Cedar Park and 9 nieces and nephews.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015 • Photos
Marilyn Sue (Smith) Walker went home to Our Lord and Savior on March 19, 2015, after fighting a long battle with Liver Disease. Sue was the daughter of the late Jack Smith and late Eloise Hoerster, born in Mason, TX, on October 6, 1941. She was married to Stephen Walker on December 28, 1966, and had daughters Stephanie Hamilton, Donna Taylor and son John Walker.
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Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015
The Mason County Ministerial Alliance would like to invite the community to Art United Methodist Church on highway 29 east for our fifth Sunday (March 29th) singing. We will start at 5 o’clock p.m. with soup, cornbread and cookies for desert. At 6 o’clock p.m. we will begin with the singing.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015 • Photos
The Jitterbug Vipers will bring their special kind of swing music to the Odeon theater in Mason, Texas Saturday April 11. The Jitterbug Vipers were recognized as Best Jazz Band by voters of the Austin Music Awards. Each member received top honor for their chosen instrument...Slim Richey Best Guitarist, Francie Meaux Jeaux Best Bass Player, Masumi Jones Best Drummer.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015
Because of the beautiful rains on Saturday, the annual Steady Steps Golf Tournament was canceled, and has been rescheduled for this Saturday, March 28th. The 18 hole 4-man ABCD scramble tournament will begin at 1:30 p.m. (check in by 12:00 noon), at the Comanche Creek Golf Course. Lunch will be provided prior to play.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015 • Photos
Mason Cowgirls’ Kayla Guice has been named to the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches 2014-15 All-State Team. Kayla led the Cowgirls to the 3rd round of the playoffs, where the Cowgirls finished the season with a 25-9 record. Kayla averaged 14.5 points, 3.7 assists, 4.5 rebounds, and 2.1 steals per game.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015 • Photos
The Mason High School Cross-Examination Debate team recently competed at the UIL State CX Debate Tournament in Austin, Texas. James Durst, son of Margaret and Jeff Durst & Luis Castillo, son of Gigi & Eli Castillo comprised one team. Monaco Schmidt, daughter of James Kelly & Mona Lois Schmidt & Luke Gillespie, son of Julie & John Gillespie made up the other team.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015
The Division of Emergency Management for Mason County/City of Mason will conduct the emergency siren warning system test on the 1st Thursday of each month at 10 AM, weather permitting. The test or tests may take 1 minute for system check to a full 3 minute warning cycle. It has been several months since the siren system has been tested , this is due to weather conditions, mainly cloudy skies.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 • Posted March 20, 2015
As a teenager growing up in Central Texas during the 1970s, I had two basic ways to earn money. One way was to work, which is always the first choice a high school boy will make, provided the only alternative is to begin selling body parts. There are plenty of jobs for a kid in a small town, but most of them are somewhat unpleasant, since it’s rare to find someone who wants to hire a teenaged boy to take his daughter to a movie, or test drive a new Corvette.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 • Posted March 20, 2015
Nonnie’s Kitchen will host a cooking demonstration at the Mason County Library on Friday, March 20 from 12 to 1:30 in the Stribbling room. This session will consist of French chicken, Italian cheesy polenta and Mexican green apple salad. We will conclude with a very famous English dessert called Eton Mess.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 • Posted March 20, 2015
Mason County Cancer Benefit will be having a team meeting in the Mason ISD Cafeteria at 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, March 19th. Please bring canned goods for donation and any completed forms.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 • Posted March 20, 2015
The Heart of Texas Country Music Association’s 26th Anniversary Celebration gets kicked off on Friday, March 20, with the Welcome Party and Dance. The entertainment by Billy Mata and Texas Tradition with Darrell McCall, Curtis Potter and Tony Booth will begin at 8:00 PM at the Brady Civic Center in Brady.