Mason County News
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Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 25, 2015
It was difficult to find something to write about this week, so I took a trip down the “Down the Drains” and came up with the following: June 2000= June Weddings! Tips on marriage.Number one tip was, “Guys never start a sentence with MY MOTHER!” June 2005= Goulash Thoughts! “ Why would anyone want a body of a twenty year old an a face of a sixty year old?
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 25, 2015
Beginning this month, the Mason County Chamber of Commerce will provide public information regarding chamber business, statistics and projects.  Please watch for our report monthly in the Mason County News! New Members: Cowpuncher Services Ribbon Cutting Events Rippy Law Firm – June 24, 2015 – 4:00 P.M. Membership Membership Count: 211 Members New Members for 2015: 14 Businesses with Outstanding Dues: 28 186 Visitors/Reason for Visit Fort Mason, Things to Do in Mason, Antique S ...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 25, 2015
This is an easy recipe that you basically, dump bake and serve. This recipe takes minimal time but it is a definite crowd pleaser. 4-6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1-2 cans green beans 2-3 potatoes cubed 1 packet Good Season’s Italian Dressing mix 1 stick butter Spray a 9”x13” with cooking spray Empty one or two cans of green beans down one of the baking dish Place chicken breasts in the middle of the dish in a line Put cut up potatoes on the other side of the dish Drizzle ...
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Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 25, 2015
Welcome to Bits of Art. I wrote this column in the 80s when my mother, who started the column, got married and moved to Tennyson, TX. The summer season of reunions and weddings is underway. On June 14, Goldie Lease and Lyndith Kuhne hosted the Little Leifeste Reunion, descendants of William and Mathilde Leifeste, at the home of Joyce and Stephen Mutschink.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 25, 2015
The weather continued to be a bit of an issue in getting a full field of players together for the 6/17 Scramble. Pop-up showers occurred all day long, and during the actual playing, some truly impressive clouds built up to our north. But on the positive side, we got to see a couple of gorgeous rainbows! Fourteen brave souls showed up to play, and they were divided into 3 teams.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 25, 2015
With Summer in full swing the various activities around the City continue to keep us busy and working hard to keep on top of the challenges. The swimming pool is busy as always this time of year, and the lifeguards are doing a great job of keeping up with the crowds and all of the other chores it takes to keep the pool clean and open.
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Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 25, 2015
Indoor tanning salons are present across the country, especially here in Texas. These businesses may provide indoor tanning through tanning beds or tanning booths. Tanning beds and tanning booths use UV light in high intensity for short periods to make the skin tan. Often people feel like they are a safer alternative to spending time in the sun, but this is not so.
, 2015 Texas Nature Conservancy Steward
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 25, 2015
“HOUSTON……WE HAVE A LIFTOFF!!” Back when I was a young girl…..(many, many, many years ago), these words caused a stir all over the world. A phrase almost as earth-shattering is “MASON…WE HAVE AN EMERGENCE!” After high water, rain, and late emergences, our lady bats at The Eckert James River Bat Cave have decided to grace us with their presence.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 25, 2015 • Photos
It is considered a short poem, ditty, slogan or even a hard, cold fact--we all scream for ice cream. Purists may sniff, however, insisting that initially, it was but the chorus of a simple melody introduced in 1925. Here lately, however--with Blue Bell’s voluntary removal of its desserts from all outlets--many of its faithful have raised their voices.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 25, 2015 • Photos
The Mason Senior Center has allowed you a glimpse into the lives and histories of some of our local citizens. As the director for the center, I can only say that this position would not be as entertaining and endearing if not for the members of our center. I have made some friends whom I will treasure dearly.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 25, 2015
“The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain.” And the rain in Mason falls mainly all over the place. Two inches fell in one fell swoop. And all is green. And good. And freshly grown. Speaking of freshly grown… If you like freshly grown vegetables… And other locally raised food, such as eggs and beef… A Farmer’s Market is in the works. Find it on Facebook. “Mason County Farmer’s Market.” Come one, come all. Growers, consumers, connoisseurs. The idea took root la ...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 24, 2015
TEMPLE, May 19, 2015 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will invest approximately $21 million in additional Farm Bill dollars to help farmers and ranchers apply science-based solutions to mitigate the short and long term effects of drought. These investments will focus financial and technical assistance in the most severely drought-stricken areas in eight states to help crop and livestock producers apply conservation practices th ...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 24, 2015 • Photos
Blake Hemphill, grandson of former Mayor Jamie Hemphill and Mary Hemphill graduated from the Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry on May27th.Texas A&M purchased the Baylor College of Dentistry several years ago. Blake graduated number nine in his class and was on the Cumulative Dean’s Honor List. He was inducted into two societies: The Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society, and the Odonotological Honor Society.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 24, 2015
The Llano Tea Party announces its 3rd annual July 4th celebration of our nation’s Declaration of Independence from the British Crown. The event will take place on Saturday, July 4 at the American Legion Hall, 200 Legion in Llano. Hamburgers, hot dogs, salads, desserts and tea will be served. A donation of $5 for adults is requested for the meal; children 12 and under are free.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 24, 2015 • Photos
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, creators of the Broadway hit Evita, would surely be proud to see the Fredericksburg Theater Company’s performance being so well received by the audience at Saturday evening’s second performance of the their 19th Season. The play is told entirely in song and veteran Director Jim Weisman staged a production that is authentic to the 1974 original in many ways.