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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 • Posted January 21, 2015
The Mason Puncher Band will be hosting its 3rd annual Band Auction on Saturday January 31st. Once again it will be broadcast on KHLB 102.5 and be held at the band hall. It will run from approximately 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. You can call in with your bids or come bid in person.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 • Posted January 21, 2015 • Photos
The Mason County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting last Friday to welcome its newest member, Mason County Garage Doors. They specialize in Residential and light Commercial overhead doors and operating devices - including new installation, repair and maintenance. They service Mason County and surrounding areas. Mason County Garage Doors is owned and operated by Aaron Norman.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 • Posted January 21, 2015
Current 6th through 11th grade students enrolled at Mason ISD considering trying out for cheerleader or Puncher Pete for the 2015-2016 school year will need to attend a mandatory meeting. The meeting will be held in the high school library on Wednesday, February 4th from 6:00 - 7:00. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Sherry Keller at sherry.keller@masonisd.net or 347-1122 ext.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 • Posted January 21, 2015
Come join The Mason Puncher Club, and help us recognize the accomplishments of our 2014 Mason Punchers and Cowgirls in Cross Country and Football at the Fall Sports Banquet. The banquet will be held in the school cafeteria on Thursday January 22, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. A Bar-B-Que pork steak dinner with all of the trimmings will be provided.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 • Posted January 21, 2015 • Photos
Nearly 40 Mason High School students will earn both high school and college credit for some of their courses this spring through a new dual credit partnership between the Mason Independent School District and Angelo State University. On Nov. 19, 2014, Mason ISD became ASU’s first partner for a new off-site dual credit program that offers students the opportunity to earn dual credit for applicable courses taken on their high school campuses.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 • Posted January 21, 2015
The Mason County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that we will soon be getting a newly redesigned website. It will be crafted to reflect the needs of our members and promote tourism to Mason County. You will soon notice a fresh new look, user-friendly navigation, streamlined menus and easy access to the information you need. Our current website will remain up and running until the redesign is complete.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • Posted January 16, 2015
Our history is disappearing. Slowly, inexorably, our past is slipping away, bit by bit, into the, well, the past. We’ve become a nation intent on the future, and while the future is important, even vital, my opinion is that the future does us no good without a past. Our own past. One of the most overused buzzwords lately is ‘moving forward.’ OK, that’s two words, but you know what I mean.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • Posted January 16, 2015 • Photos
On Saturday, the Seaquist House Foundation met at the office of David Young to complete the closing on the Seaquist House. Members of the Foundation Board were joined by members of the Seaquist family to finalize the sale, and then the entire group walked down to the home so that they could make an official handoff of ownership.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • Posted January 16, 2015 • Photos
Recently there has been a unique addition to the Mason ISD Outdoor Learning Center that is attractive as well as multifunctional. Each year Lance Rasch, Mason High School Agricultural Science teacher, challenges his students to design a project that will benefit the students of Mason High School for years to come.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • Posted January 16, 2015 • Photos
Pictured left to right, DRT members Julia McAnelly, Judy Hanks, Jennifer Roddie and Laura Greenwood model some of the artifacts found in the DRT Traveling Trunk. The trunk and its contents will also be shown to local school Texas History classes.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • Posted January 16, 2015
Mason County Cancer Benefit will be having the first team meeting on Thursday, January 15th at 5:15 p.m. in the MISD Cafeteria. If you are interested in having team or participating in the MCCB this year, please come join us.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • Posted January 16, 2015 • Photos
We congratulate our second quarter Honor Roll recipients for their hard work and dedication to this scholastic achievement!
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • Posted January 16, 2015 • Photos
The Rumbaugh family enjoyed having five generations celebrating the Christmas holiday. First is great, great grandmother Dean Rumbaugh, great grandma Margaret Williams, grandmother Brenda Harris, mother Aspen Williams; and, newborn Jaxx Harrison Williams, born December 6, 2014 at 3 a.m., providing the family with its fifth living generation.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • Posted January 16, 2015 • Photos
Dillon Grote won all around champion title in Sulphur Springs, Texas, at the TJRA finals. He is pictured with his parents, Will Grote and Tina Grote.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • Posted January 16, 2015
The Mason Lions club met Tuesday, January 6th, for its monthly business meeting. There were 30 members and one visitor in attendance. "Boss Lion," Ken Cordero, was responsible for the program and Secretary/Treasurer Gene Gammill read the minutes and gave the financial report. It was decided to have the annual Pancake Supper on February 3rd at the High School Commons Area during the Mason-Junction basketball games.