Mason County News
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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.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 14, 2015
May is National Mystery Month, but it’s no mystery to anyone who uses this library that our people love ‘em! From Norwegian author Jo Nesbǿ’ to the ubiquitous American James Patterson, you’ll find sleuthing series and stand-alones just waiting for you to try them. And while you’re here, don’t forget to get the DVDs! DVDs: Paddington Wolf Hall The Boy Next Door The Mystery of Lord Lucan 50 to 1 Wallander: Sidetracked/Firewall/One Step Behind Wallander: Faceless Killers/ The ...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 14, 2015
The world of mathematics is as mystifying to me as a newly-discovered foreign language, or the dots, dashes and/or buzzes from outer space. I can handle dollars represented by three figures, but my understanding of numbers accompanied by a comma and three digits is limited. You can safely assume, then, that figures with three commas--with a like number of 000’s tacked on--short-circuit all that is within me.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 14, 2015 • Photos
Every week in this column you read about a Spotlighted Senior. This week we decided to put a person in the Spotlight who donates her time to see that our homebound Seniors get a hot and nutritious lunch delivered to their door. Senior Spotlight Today’s Spotlight shines on Melrita Allen. Melrita was born in Mason, raised in Mason and lived all her life in Mason.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 14, 2015
Heart. Hard to live without one. Literally. The organ pumping blood in and out. Dilate, contract. Dilate, contract. Sometimes palpitating. Sometimes sluggish. But beating all the same. Throughout the day. And night. One hopes. And even without thinking… One’s heart is there. One way or another. Day to day. Moment to moment. Doing its thing. Physically. Heartburn. Heart failure. Heart attack. But also emotionally. Heartfelt. Heartsick. Heartwarming. Heart-to-heart. ...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 13, 2015
There will be a 42 Game Day in the Stribling Room of the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library on Wednesday, May 13. Play will begin at 1:00 P.M. Bring your dominoes and a partner and come have some fun!
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 13, 2015
The Mason Puncher Club proudly announces its upcoming Spring Sports Awards Banquet and supper to be held at the Mason School Cafeteria on Thursday, May 21, at 6:30 p.m. Mason sports fans and the general public are invited to this annual event, which honors teams and individuals participating in spring sports, which have been particularly robust this year! Booster donations are always appreciated, as the Mason Puncher Club continues its legacy of supporting Puncher sports, and keeping the comm ...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 13, 2015
The Peter’s Prairie School Community Association is holding a 2-day fundraising event this Friday and Saturday. There are items ranging from “trash” to “treasures” to fresh baked goods ~ items to tempt shoppers of all sorts. There are collectible, handmade, new, and vintage items. Come out to Camp Air for a “look-see”.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 13, 2015 • Photos
Thursday, May 14 at 6:30, the Eckert James River Bat Cave will be open for the 2015 season. Twenty five years ago this land was donated to become a preserve. To celebrate this special season, several Texas Master Naturalists from Mason and their friends came together on several occasions to do trail work, improve the road going up to the parking lot and spiffed up the entrance.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 13, 2015
The Mason County Republican Women’s will be hosting a luncheon May 20, 2105 in appreciation of all who participated by opening their homes for the annual Republican Women’s Tour of Homes Event. In addition, the luncheon will be the venue at which this years’ Republican Women’s Scholarship recipients will be announced.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 13, 2015
The Area Agency on Aging of the Concho Valley strives to provide information, assistance, and services to the older citizens of Mason County. AAA staff will be in your area to provide you with information about services and programs available to older individuals. Needing to apply for services? Income and Resource levels have changed!
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 13, 2015
Mason VFW Post 8554 will hold its monthly meeting on May the 18th at 6:30 p.m. at the Post on Post Hill Street. At this time, we will discuss plans for Memorial Day and the June Post Bar-b-q. Please make plans to attend. All questions about VFW Post 8554 Mason may be directed to Lawrence Spell, Post Commander, at 325 429 6224.