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Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 25, 2014
“To err is human; To forgive, divine.” [Alexander Pope, poet] “Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced.” [John Keats, poet] “There is no remedy for love But to love more.” [Henry David Thoreau] “Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.” [Abraham Lincoln] “Some cause happiness wherever they go; Some whenever they go.” [Oscar Wilde] “If you do not change direction, You may end up where you are heading.” [Lao Tzu] “Always remembe ...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014
Don Durflinger will be conducting a study on the Seven Feasts of the Bible found in the Book of Leviticus (Chapter 23). Research often shows the mechanics of the Festivals while this presentation shows the meaning of each Festival in the Old Testament and in the New Testament. The study will be tonight, Wednesday, September 24 at 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014 • Photos
The JV traveled to Comfort last Thursday (Sep. 18) to take on the Bobcats. It was a hard fought game, however, they came up short. The final score of the game was 36-7. With the loss the JV record goes to 2-1 on the season.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014
On the 29th of September, the Veterans of Foreign Wars will celebrate a birthday. The VFW was founded in 1899 on this date. The Mason Post will hold a celebration on the 29th at 6:30 p.m. at the Post home on Post Hill St. We invite you to come by and visit with us and help us celebrate our birthday. Any questions about the Mason VFW can be directed to Lawrence Spell, Post commander, at 325 429 6224.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014
Graduation hit the Mason tennis team very hard in 2014 as they graduated ten seniors. Traci Jordon took with her four state championships, Price Ruffin took two, and Coby Velez had one gold and one silver medal at state and is now playing at Schreiner College. Claudia Canfield took two silver medals at state and Nick Dyer, her mixed partner, went off to college with one silver.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014
The Library Book Club has changed the date of the meeting. The Club will meet on Wednesday, October 1, at 5:00 P.M. to discuss Greg Iles’s Natchez Burning.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014
The Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library is organizing a new Chess Club! The first meeting and game night will be Thursday, Oct. 2 at 6:00 P.M. in the Stribling Room. Anyone who is interested in playing chess or learning how to play can join at no cost. Please bring your chess set if you have one, and you are welcome to bring drinks and snacks.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014 • Photos
On Wednesday, September 17th the The Republican Women of Mason County held their bi-monthly meeting in the Stribling Room of the Mason County Library. The guest speaker was Walter Williams of the Arms of Hope. This organization runs the Medina Children’s Home in Medina and the Boles Children’s Home in Quinlan, Texas.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014
The Mason County Grand Jury convened last week and returned two indictments. Jodie Lyn Carraway - Theft of Property, greater than $1,500 but less than $20,000, state jail felony. Derek Alvin Crockett - Indecency with a Child, Sexual Contact, 2nd Degree felony, 3 counts.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Garden Club met Tuesday, September 16th at the Sonlight Orchards Barn. Don Durflinger, owner and local grower, gave a program on the care and growing of apple. He and his wife, Shelia, gave a guides tour of the orchard and how to correctly pick apples. Members were able to pick some of the apples after the tour.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014
Comanche Creek golf course would like to thank Mason Bank for sponsoring it’s 26th year fundraiser for the golf course. This year, with the help of Mason Bank and winners who donated their prize money back, we were able to raise $1,600. The money will help to pay off one of our new purchases, “The Beast”.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014
The MISD Education Foundation presents Tom Shepherd & Coley McCabe band performing at a street dance on the square. The dance is scheduled for Saturday, October 18th at 8:30 PM, BBQ dinner at 7:00 catered by Wayne & Tana Hoffmann (minimum donation of $10). Justin & Heather McFarland will play from 7:15 - 8:15 pm.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman K. Michael Conaway (R-Texas) invites students interested in attending the military service academies to apply for a nomination. To be considered for appointment to a service academy, an applicant must meet eligibility requirements and be nominated by an authorized person, including a member of the U.S.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014
The Menard County SWCD #215 and the Menard County Agri-Life Service will host a CEU Pesticide Workshop on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. Registration will begin at 8:00AM at the Murchison/Whitehead Youth Complex. A catered noon meal will be served. Speakers include Jason Johnson with Mesonet, who will talk about “How the Mesonet can help When Applying Pesticides and Conducting Controlled Burns.” Cory Pence with TDA, will address the “Laws and Regulations Concerning Pesticide Use and Stor ...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014
WHAT: Give back to your community by giving the gift of life at the Mason Community Blood Drive on Wednesday, October 1st! About 25% of all blood is transfused to save the lives of cancer patients! WHEN: Mason Community Blood Drive Mason Library 761 South Pecan Wednesday, October 1st 4.00pm – 7.00pm In the Stribling Room of the Mason Library Call Ann Scarth at 347-4814 to schedule an appointment or go online to www.bloodhero.com Enter sponsor code: masontx Each donor gets: FREE chol ...