Mason County News
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Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
A few years ago I met a fellow named Dennis Dunn, whom I would describe as ‘a tall man.’ Dennis and I share a love for hunting, and for bowhunting in particular. Not only that, but we are both fond of hunting with bows that don’t have any sighting mechanisims attached.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
The 2014 Queen’s Court is off to a wonderful start! They held their fundraiser last Friday on the square. Thank you to everyone who stopped by and showed your support. As always, the great community of Mason came through and made it such a huge success. A special thank you to Lowe’s, Nacho’s Cafe, Mason Bottling, Mason Bank, Commercial Bank, First State Bank, Capital Farm Credit, Benjie’s Books & Gifts, Mike Innis, Martin Leatherwood, Jay and Julie Tedder, Jeff and TJ Schmidt, Glenn and ...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
The regular monthly meeting of the Mason VFW Post 8554 will be held on August the 18th at 6:30 p.m. at the Post on Post Hill St., behind the jail. All members are encouraged to attend. Any veterans wanting to join our organization please feel free to attend. All questions about the Mason VFW post may be directed to Post Commander Lawrence Spell at 325 429 6224.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
The Summer Meltdown Challenge will be wrapping up this Friday, August 15th at 12 noon with a covered dish salad luncheon at River of Life Church for all who participated in the exercise programs. A big round of applause for all the leaders of this challenge! (APPLAUSE) Thank you, leaders, one & all for being our inspiration by bringing these free classes to Mason.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
Individuals interested in women’s health are invited to a free Well-Informed Woman program presentation with dinner at Nacho’s Café in Mason on Wednesday, Aug. 20. A complimentary dinner will be provided at 6:00 p.m., and the presentation begins at 6:30 p.m. The presentation includes a free, participant-guided question-and-answer session with Michael G.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
On Friday, August 15, at 6:30 pm, the Hilda Community Club will host their annual ice cream social. The guest speaker at the event will be Steve Toone speaking about the Patriot Warrior Foundation. Steve is an active member of the The Patriot Warrior Foundation which is a non-profit 501(C)(3) organization which provides morale boosting events for America’s wounded and injured Veterans and their families.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A member of Congressman K. Michael Conaway’s staff will be available to meet with constituents requiring assistance in resolving issues with federal agencies. The outreach is open to members of the media and the public. WHAT: Congressional Outreach Services WHO: Regional Director Nancy Watson WHEN: Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. WHERE: County Commissioners Court Room, Mason County Courthouse 201 Fort McKavitt, Mason, TX
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014 • Photos
We celebrated the end of the 4-H year with a party at the city pool on July 31. We had a great group and we elected the following officer team for the upcoming year: Sierra Martin- President Riley Pape- 1st Vice President Nick Martin- 2nd Vice President Ryli Ruffin- 3rd Vice President Jenna Johnson- Secretary Raegan Palacio- Treasurer Lucas Martin- Reporter Cheyenne Ivy- Parliamentarian Heather Shaw- Recreation Leader It was decided we would stick with the 2nd Sunday for our regular 4 ...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
Editor, thank you for printing George Eastiss letter in this week’s edition. At last, someone has read the the health care bill, and has defined it in a thorough, mature, and intelligent manner. Good work Geirge! Jim Hurlbut
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
Dear Editor: Are we here in Mason really serious about water conservation? My mother and I guess we’ll believe it when we see it. The July 16th issue of the Mason County News contained an article (p. 2) by John Palacio, City Administrator, outlining a critical water conservation plan to “protect the water levels for everyone.” In the plan each water customer is limited to “watering only once a week and only between the hours of 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
LUBBOCK, TX – Next Monday, State Senate Candidate, Representative Charles Perry will be hosting a town hall forum in Mason, TX as part of a larger district tour to visit all 51 counties in SD 28. “A State Senator should represent all of his communities, not just the population centers of his district,” said Perry.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
The Odeon Preservation Association (OPA) will host a free screening of Tommy Hancock: West Texas Muse Wednesday August 13 beginning at 6:30 at the Odeon Theater in Mason, Texas...A documentary about the Texas fiddler and songwriter Tommy Hancock. Tommy was originally based in Lubbock as the house band and owner of the famous Cotton Club. Director Dwight Adair and Tommy Hancock will be in person at the Odeon for Q&A after the screening...Come join us at the Odeon for another special event
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
We are so excited to announce that we will be starting a Mother’s Day Out program called, Kingdom Kids, at River of Life Church. Our mission is to provide a loving, Christ centered environment where children are nurtured and mothers needs are met. The program will be offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m.
, Editor
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
I've recently been watching the HBO series, "The Newsroom." It's a rather engaging show about a network news show that finally starts to find its conscience and begins reporting news rather than promoting set agendas and entertainment figures. There have been two seasons, and HBO has confirmed a third and final season will begin this fall. In the third episode, the anchor, Will McAvoy (ably played by Jeff Daniels) makes a direct statement to the viewing audience and tells them he is the final ...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
The Board of Directors of Operation Orphans, Inc. has selected four dates for doe hunts during the forthcoming whitetail season. They are the following Saturdays: October 25, November 15, December 6 and January 10. The October date will be an all girls’ hunt, while the remaining dates will be all boys’ hunts. This is the 55th year of the “Take a Child Hunting” program.