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Wednesday, January 27, 2016 • Posted January 29, 2016 • Photos
Library Board Chair Rosemary Davis, County Judge Jerry Bearden, and Librarian Patti Grote welcomed three new board members to the Library Board of the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library. Jim Hurlbut, Bill Skinner, and Carol Sattler attended their first meeting on Jan. 19th. All of the board are looking forward to a productive 2016.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 • Posted January 29, 2016 • Photos
Makenna Palacio, Megan Canfield, and Tristan Gentry all qualified for the JH Region Band which held a clinic & concert in Ballinger on Saturday, January 16th. The kids tried out against kids from 1A, 2A, 3A and 4A schools around our area. They did a great job representing Mason!
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 • Posted January 29, 2016 • Photos
The staff and families of Grace Christian School are so pleased to commend their hard working students on receiving Honor Roll status for the second quarter of the 2015-2016 school year!
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 • Posted January 28, 2016
Tryouts for next year’s junior high and high school cheerleading squads and mascot are fast approaching. The date of the try out will be Wednesday, March 2nd. Interested candidates currently enrolled at Mason ISD in 6th through 11th grade interested in trying out will need to attend the mandatory meeting, with a parent, on Wednesday, February 3rd at 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 • Posted January 28, 2016
Dig around under and behind the seat of just about any hunter’s pickup for a while, and you’re likely to find a can of Beanie Weenies. The can will probably be buried beneath a tangle of combination wrenches and camo string, which will be stuck to a roll of duct tape, which will be mashed into an oblong shape against a jack, some pipe wrenches, and a small propane bottle.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 • Posted January 28, 2016
Tickets are now on sale for the Hill Country CattleWomen’s 3rd Annual Spring Round-Up. This event funds the scholarships we award, beef education and beef promotion. Our theme this year will be patriotic, and the Round-Up will be held April 16, 2016 from 5:30pm to 11:00pm, at the Hangar Hotel and Convention Center in Fredericksburg. Cost of the event is $60.00 per person which includes a delicious beef meal, and music provided by the “Almost Patsy Cline Band” for your dancing and listeni ...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 • Posted January 28, 2016
Varsity Cowgirls vs. San Saba Tuesday, Jan. 19 Mason 13—8—17—10 = 48 San Saba 7—15—5—12 = 39 Scoring—Monaco Schmidt--6, Kenley Stockbridge--7, Sara Powell--10, Kayla Guice--6, Ruby Magnus--15, Katy Armstrong--4 Rebounds--Shmidt--4, Stockbridge--1, Powell--6, Guice--3, Magnus--10, Armstrong--7. Assists--Schmidt--2, Stockbridge--3, Guice--1, Armstrong--7. Blocks--Stockbridge--2, Magnus--1. Steals--Schmidt--2, Stockbridge--2, Powell--2, Ivey--1, Guice--2, Armstrong--1. V ...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 • Posted January 28, 2016
First Grade A Honor Roll Rylee Bradley Rodee Brooks Derric Burch Hudson Burns Reese Edwards Reece Evans Ruby Hills Whitley Lopez Ava McCrea Jancie Miller Grant Nobles Natalie Rodriguez Davis Rosberg Tristyn Salinas Camille Schmidt Leah Schmidt Heidi Smith Noah Sparks Hudson Terrell Toryn Tinney George Velez Travis Vinson Derek Wartenbach AB Honor Roll Ricardo Alvarez Nathan Baker Emily Buck Skylar Burroughs Hadley Couvillion Victoria Dominguez Izzabella Gaskins ...
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Wednesday, January 27, 2016 • Posted January 28, 2016
As last weekend approached, the entire east coast of the United States began bracing for a possible winter storm. Though it was the middle of January, areas from the Carolinas all the way north to New York had yet to experience substantial snowfall. That finally changed! Throughout the weekend, reports poured in of heavy snows in Washington, D.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 • Posted January 28, 2016
The Hill Country Astronomers (HCA) will meet at 6:30 PM, Monday, February 1, at the Hill Country University Center, 2818 East US Hwy 290 in Fredericksburg. Club member Mark Ward will present a program on Charles Messier, an 18th century comet hunter and the first person to create a catalogue of the night sky.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 • Posted January 28, 2016 • Photos
Two of our Mason County citizens, Stanley and Carolyn Toeppich, both of whom were born and raised here, will celebrate 60 years of marriage on November 26, 2015.   To mark the occasion, their family held an anniversary barbecue for them on October 10th, hosted by their grandson Steven Toeppich and his wife Jayme at their ranch near Tarpley, Texas.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 • Posted January 28, 2016 • Photos
The Mason Lions met Tuesday, January 19th for it’s weekly luncheon meeting. There were 36 members and 1 visitor in attendance. Lion Ken Cordero told his fellow Lions that Lion Fritz Landers had called him to say that he had an accident with his pickup while towing a trailer yesterday & would miss today’s meeting.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 • Posted January 28, 2016
It seems the excitement of the Super Bowl isn’t so great when there isn’t a Texas team in the game. Really, do some of the pro players think that their long nasty hair is sexy? Give me a high school football game anytime. High school kids play with their hearts and as a team.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 • Posted January 28, 2016 • Photos
On December 31, 2015, Johnny & Mary Ann Jaquez celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary. The surprise celebration took place on January 9, 2016, at the Peter's Prairie Schoolhouse in Camp Air, Texas. The decorations consisted of gold and green floral table arrangements along with picture settings of Johnny & Mary Ann, with green gold and white balloons. The celebration began with a warm welcome and a story of Johnny and Mary Ann's journey of their love at first sight. Their grandson, Joshua ...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 • Posted January 28, 2016
The JV boys basketball team had a very good week as they won both of their games. Against San Saba, the Punchers played very well as they went on to a dominating victory 42-26. All of the players were able to contribute. Next, Mason took on Center Point. Things started slow for the Punchers; but, late in the second half, they found their stride.