Mason County News
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015 • Posted August 20, 2015
This is a very popular barbeque sauce for beef or pork. Spareribs cook especially well in a slow cooker. They come out very tender. It is a good idea to brown them in a skillet before putting them in the Crockpot. Brown about five minutes each side. 4 to 5 lbs.
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015 • Posted August 20, 2015
The frenzy of back to school is on us. Kids are excited, even though most will tell you they don’t want school to start. Parents are excited because the kids will soon be busy at school. Grandparents are ready for the many activities that require their presence at school. For many, the favorite fall color is a big YELLOW school bus. Put Monday, August 24th on the calendar.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 • Posted August 20, 2015
Last week’s newspaper had quite a few mentions of City business because right now there just seems to be a number of things happening around town. The City Commission did pass an Ordinance to lower the speed limits on the state highways through town, and those signs should be in and installation should begin in the next couple of weeks.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 • Posted August 20, 2015
O the signs they are a changin.’ From real estate to ribs. From Grosse Hardware to…(stay tuned). All is change. Change is good. Everything changes. Texas Deadwood BBQ has left the building. Well, almost. The little building, that is. And is moving next door into the big building. So now you can have your brisket and eat it there too. Change. Change a tire. Change your shirt. Change jobs. Change your mind. Some resist change. Beware. They say what you resist persists. Some ...
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 • Posted August 20, 2015 • Photos
Have you noticed that it seems to be especially hot this summer? I saw a couple of days ago that Death Valley was only a few degrees hotter than Llano on that particular day. I take my dog out to walk and I swear she says, “Hey… I’m wearing a fur coat.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 • Posted August 19, 2015
A total of 32 players gathered together to help raise money for the Mason Golf Team, and everyone agreed that it was a great success! The competition was fierce, and at the end of the day there were a lot of sunburned but smiling faces. Because of the remarkable heat wave we’ve been enduring, the tournament organizer, Larry Smith, decided to offer the players both morning and afternoon tee times.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 • Posted August 19, 2015 • Photos
The 2015 football season kicked off last Saturday when the Punchers traveled to Hamilton to scrimmage the Bulldogs. Fans will be able to see the Puncher teams at home this Thursday night at 6:00 p.m. at R. Clinton Schulze Stadium for a scrimmage against long-time rival Blanco.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 • Posted August 19, 2015 • Photos
The family of Reynol and Juana Garza celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on August 8 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. The mass was celebrated by Father Melvin Dornak. He presented the couple with a certificate for the Sacrament of Matrimony from the Diocese of Austin. The couple would like to thank Father for the service and to all the friends and family that made this event possible.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 • Posted August 19, 2015
The annual meeting of the Central Texas Private Property Rights Coalition will take place on Thursday, September 3rd, at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds Biergarten. The evening will kick-off at 5:30 p.m. with a social and a BBQ dinner at 6:30; donations for the dinner will be appreciated. At 7:00 p.m., Representative Lamar Smith will visit with the group about issues of particular relevance to private property rights; most notably the EPA’s over-reach with the Waters of the United States eff ...
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 • Posted August 19, 2015 • Photos
Mason ISD announced its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the attached current income eligibility guidelines. Each school/site or the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by anyone on request. Starting on 24 August, 2015, Mason I.S.D. will begin distributing letters to the households of the children in the district about eligibility benefits and any actions households need to take to apply for these benefits.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 • Posted August 19, 2015
The Fredericksburg Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International announces a $500 scholarship to be awarded to a local female college student. Eligible applicants must be female, and either the student or her parents must reside in Gillespie, Mason, or Kimble counties. Applicant must be admitted to a teacher education program.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 • Posted August 19, 2015
Dear Gerry: I am writing in reference to the article “City Pulls Odeon Land Sale” appearing in the August 12th edition of the newspaper. I am very disappointed in the way the City handled this situation. They did follow the law by offering the tract for bids, but expected the Odeon Preservations Association (OPA) to be awarded the sale of the property.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 • Posted August 19, 2015
ger/aug 19 ltr-tony plutino Dear Gerry, Prescribed Burining In response to the editorial from Mr. Bauer published on August, 12th. A burn ban is most definitely in order for general burning, although it cannot guarantee 100% that a wildfire will not occur from people who ignore the ban or from other sources of ignition.
, Editor
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 • Posted August 19, 2015
Mason residents know that many items that they need will not always be available from local merchants. They also know that, with just a few mouse clicks, they can order those things they do need, and in a short time, it will arrive at their door. Depending upon the order, it might be delivered by a freight company, it might be brought to your door by Miley over at FedEx, or it may come to you from the folks at UPS.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 • Posted August 19, 2015 • Photos
WHO The Gillespie County Fair & Festival Association WHAT Presents the 6th Annual PBR (Professional Bull Riders) event 40 riders from Texas, the US, and other countries to ride PBR Finals-caliber bulls WHERE Gillespie County Fair Grounds in Fredericksburg, Texas WHEN Saturday, September 12, 2015 Show begins at 7:30 p.m., Gates open at 5:30 HOW Tickets available for purchase online in advance www.gillespiefair.com 830-997-2359 General admission $20; Box Seats $40 Children, active ...