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Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 14, 2015
Mason ISD School Board Trustee (SMD 2) Election Results Jeff Durst (incumbent) - 68 Lester W. Jonas- 26
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 14, 2015
Due to circumstances entirely within my control, trip reports for the Wyoming excursion Leret and I are on will have to wait until next week. I know I said in last week’s column that those would start this week, but I said that because, when I looked at the calendar, and saw that this column would come out while we were gone, it seemed logical to write about it. The problem is that I had to send this column to my editors by Sunday, before we even left on our trip, so I don’t have anything ...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 14, 2015
The Mason School Bands will be performing their spring band concert on May 19th in the High School auditorium starting at 7:00 p.m. The concert will feature the 5th grade band, the 6th grade band, JH band, and HS band. These groups have been working really hard to get ready to perform for the community.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 14, 2015 • Photos
The TEXAS JUNIOR HIGH RODEO ASSOCIATION consist of 10 regions across the state of Texas. Although the organization does not fall under the UIL umbrella, it does however follow the same requirements for eligibility in order to compete. Throughout the year there are twelve rodeos within the region where the Cowboys and cowgirls compete for year end championships and to qualify for STATE!
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 14, 2015
Physicals will be administered on May 27th (Wednesday) in the high school gym at 3:30 p.m. All incoming 7th, 9th, and 11th grade girls and boys must have an updated physical to participate in athletics next year and can get it done at this time. Cost of the physical is $15.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 14, 2015
The Hill Country CattleWomen are seeking applications for scholarships. Applicants must be a resident of one of the following 14 counties: Bandera, Bexar, Blanco, Edwards, Gillespie, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Llano. Mason, McCulloch, Menard, Real or San Saba. All applicants should have 60 college hours or more and be a college level junior or senior at time of application.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 14, 2015 • Photos
The last weekend in April of 2015 saw a 7.8 earthquake which struck the country of Nepal. Climbers and guides on the slopes of Mount Everest lost their lives, and the capital city of Kathmandu suffered devastating loss of lives, infrastructure and property. Two weeks after that disaster, the death toll is over 7,000, and survivors are clinging to lives that are drastically changed. The international disaster relief organization Shelter Box was on the ground in hours providing their assistance ...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 14, 2015 • Photos
Jacie Megan Rychlik is graduating from Howard College with an Associates in Science. She plans to attend Angelo State University in the fall to get her degree in business.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 14, 2015 • Photos
The Mason Lions club met Tuesday, May 5th, for its monthly business meeting. There were 28 members and three visitors in attendance. "Boxx Lion" Ken Cordero was responsible for the program and Secretary/Treasurer Gene Gammill read the minutes and gave the financial report. New member Felix Rippy was inducted by District Governor John Gammill.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 14, 2015
I’m still out of the country, Having fun and enjoying Chinese food. I’ve been out and about. Even ran into an old friend, I said, “I know you!” and she replied the same. “You’re Kevin’s mom! And she said, “Yes, and you’re Branden’s mom.” You see we were known by our kids' names mom’s!
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 14, 2015
With all of the days with a chance of rain, we have received some but of course more would be very welcome. At least we have not had any more of the damaging wind or hail that have caused such destruction in other small towns north of here, and we certainly do not want any of that type of weather.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 14, 2015
First, I want to thank a good friend for this week’s “bite” but I have been sworn to secrecy as to her identity and since she gave me such a tasty recipe I guess I won’t give her up! This is also a great dish if you have surprise guests. 1 lb beef tips (or tenderized round steak) 1 can mushroom soup 1 can french onion mushroom soup 1.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 14, 2015
SAMe is a biological compound that is found in every cell in the human body. It is important because it plays a key role in METHYLATION which is a process that activates more than a hundred different processes in the body – from preserving joint health, protecting against heart disease, and producing neurotransmitters such as serotonin.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 14, 2015
This is a recipe for a delicious, light soup. We had it for a meeting in Menard not long ago and the recipe was requested to be shared, so I thought all of you might like it! 1 small onion, chopped 1 small fresh jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 pounds cooked chicken breasts, shredded or chopped 2 T.
, 2015 Texas Nature Conservancy Steward
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 14, 2015
It is once again time for the bats to visit Mason. The Eckert James River Bat Cave will open Thursday, May 14th barring any inclement weather. We have had many volunteers working diligently trying to spruce up the Preserve for the 2015 season. Many, many thanks for all of the hard work and effort put forth to make this a memorable season.