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Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 19, 2014
The Mason Study Club held its monthly meeting on November 12 in the Stribling Room of the Mason County Library. A delicious lunch was provided by hostesses Deanna Handlin, Chairman, Jean Dudney, Gladys Kaderka, June Hall and Jan Appleby. The program, titled “Amusing Grace – the Power of Humor in Healing”, was presented by our special guest, Ron Birk.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 19, 2014
The final fall cooking class at the Mason county Library will be desserts. And not only one dessert but eight of Chef Nonine’s(Martha Kothmann) favorite desserts. Nanimo Bars, which are a delicious chocolate bar from Canada, are sold on the streets wrapped in saran wrap. Easy to make, you can’t stop eating them, they are addictive.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 19, 2014
Mason ShortStop and NuWay Grocery have contacted the News and indicated that they want to revive the tradition of a contest for residents who go to the trouble of decorating their homes for the Christmas holiday. The two stores, owned by Charlie and Linda Reichenau, have offered a $300 prize for first place, $200 for second place and $100 for third place.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 19, 2014 • Photos
Texas winemaker, Don Pullum, who became a finalist on ABC’s hot television cooking series “The Taste” will be hosting a cooking demonstration in Mason, Texas on December 13, 2014. Join us for the recipe and cooking demonstration of fried oysters in a Thai gastrique with a spicy jalapeño salsa, the dish that got Don selected as one of the 16 finalists on “The Taste.”   “The Taste” gives home cooks and aspiring chefs a chance to impress four judges with one bite of a dish that i ...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 19, 2014
December 13th, 6 p.m. in Camp Air, Texas. It’s the usual affair-no surprises! We’ll have barbecue brisket, sausage, & chicken, pinto beans, bread or rolls, barbecue sauce, tea & coffee. Guests have made the meal a fabulous feast by bringing complimentary dishes. (A - I last names bring sides & J – Z last names bring desserts) We ask that you RSVP BY December 5th so we can know how much meat to have cooked for us.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 19, 2014
The Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday and for renovations on the following dates: Nov. 26—close at noon Nov. 27and 28— all day Dec. 1, 2, and 3—all day
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 19, 2014 • Photos
James Powell “J.P.” Murray, Sr., age 73, of Brady, Texas, passed away Thursday, November 13, 2014 in Brady, Texas. He was born October 3, 1941 in Three Rivers, Texas to James Paschal Murray and Daisy Laurette (Nelson) Murray. He married Debbie Crouch on April 10, 1994 in Mason. He has lived in the area for 18 years.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 19, 2014
Alyssa Balderas, of Mason, passed away on Sunday, November 9, at 6 years of age. Alyssa is survived by her parents Elsie Soto and Hugo Balderas of Mason and two brothers Hugo Balderas Jr. and Joel Balderas both of Mason, grandparents Isidro Soto Sr. and Alicia Dominguez, aunts and uncles: Nancy Soto of San Angelo, Isidro Soto Jr.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 19, 2014 • Photos
Alfredo Torres, of Mason, passed away on Monday, November 11, at the age of 52. Mr. Torres is survived by his wife Beatrice Torres, of Mason, his children Alfredo Torres and wife Tasha, Loretta Chavaria and husband Ezekiel and Jeremy Hernandez, his father Joe Angel Torres of San Saba and 10 brothers and sisters: Yolanda Torres of Mason, Marie Lira of Mason, Daniel Torres and wife “Pury” of Iraan, Rosa Torres of Mason, Sylvia Torres of Mexico, Manuel Torres and wife Mary of Louisiana, Albe ...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 19, 2014
Alpha Beta Psi will be hosting the annual "Light Up The Town" event on Saturday, November 29, 2014. Santa Claus will be visiting from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. on the north side of the courthouse, so bring your camera to take a photo with him. Beginning at 4:30, several groups will entertain with music, singing and dancing.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 19, 2014 • Photos
The Mason County 4-H Pistol Club had their first meeting on November 10, 2014. They will start off shooting air pistols at 10 meter paper targets and then metal silhouettes. The Texas Game Warden Association made a generous donation to buy some air pistols and equipment.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 19, 2014 • Photos
The Mason County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for their newest member, PANACEA, owned by Sally Martin. PANACEA was created in line with Sally Martin’s values of bringing people together around meaningful experiences. Creativity, health, art, and learning are all part of her intention for the gallery in Mason.
, Hill District FFA Officers
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 19, 2014 • Photos
ger/nov 19 ffa contests digital pic on ger Twenty five members of the Mason FFA Chapter recently attended the Hill District FFA Leadership Development Events held on November 10, 2014 in Blanco, Texas. These students competed in several contests demonstrating public speaking and leadership abilities. Fourteen schools are represented in the Hill District and the top two teams in each contest advance to the Area VII contest. Results are as follows: Senior Chapter Conducting- 2nd and advancing ...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Updated November 19, 2014 8:09 AM • Photos
Buddy lives on a ranch with his best friend JR and another companion, Primo, a black lab. I work on the ranch for JR, Buddy and Primo. Buddy likes to hitch a ride in the mule whenever someone tools around the ranch doing work. He absolutely loves to be around and with people.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014 • Photos
The annual River of Life Fall Festival on Halloween night has become a Mason tradition, and this year's event drew large crowds out to enjoy the games, the food, the fellowship and fun.