Mason County News
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
In the past week, we have heard of the tragic suicide of the incomparable Robin Williams and of the death of Hollywood legend Lauren Bacall. We think fondly of their triumphs on the silver screen, and the news of their passings fill traditional and social media, obscuring other world happenings. Both of these Hollywood giants were greatly involved in the USO tours of their day.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
Dear Gerry, I have been a weekend resident of Masollan for 18 years and have hopes of retiring here someday. But lately my husband has mentioned that he no longer wants to retire here because of the poor condition of Mas-o-llan Road. He says he cannot imagine driving the road on a daily basis and now refuses to come out in his good truck.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
Dear Editor: My wife and I attended the 11 August City Council meeting and heard Tom Tannehill state his reasons for resigning from the Administrative Judge position. He and I had spoken prior to the meeting so I had heard his rationale leading to his resignation. I had also seen the statistics he had gathered.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014 • Photos
Mason County Soil & Water Conservation District had their annual Billy Bingo contest during the 50th Roundup weekend. Michael Cope was the sole winner this year! Chuck Bearden presented Michael with a check on behalf of the Mason County Soil & Water Conservation District.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014 • Photos
The Mason County Ministerial Alliance invites you to join us on Thursday, August 21st at 8:00 AM to pray for our children, their teachers, and the Mason ISD administration. We will hold this 15 minute time of prayer at the tennis courts behind the school. There will be prayer, singing, and a short devotional.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014 • Photos
What would make you even consider sending your son or daughter on a dangerous 1,000-mile trek across Central America and Mexico knowing that physical and sexual assault could be a part of the ordeal? Approximately 65,000 Central American children, unaccompanied by any adult, have made this journey in 2014.   Many Americans are puzzled and angry about what is occurring.  At 6:00 p.m.
, Editor
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014 • Photos
Seven and a half years ago, Theresa Walker called to tell me that the puppy she had promised to me would be brought to town by Brooks, and I could come by her office to pick one of the four. We put the four pups out on the grass in front of the office, and the potential owners all sat in a circle around them.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
For the past fifteen years, Steady Steps, a non-profit child care center, located at First United Methodist Church has provided nursery and childcare services to the Mason community. Our goal is to provide a program that allows children to develop emotionally, socially and physically. Part of children’s development is through active play time.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014 • Photos
Dear Mason Lions, My name is Khristina Sanchez and I’m the daughter of Zelma V. Martinez and the step daughter of Abel Martinez. I would like to thank my Lion sponsors, Mr. Charles Reichenau and John Gammil. This summer was my fourth year attending Texas Lions Camp. I have had type one diabetes since I was 9 years old.
, Mason AgriLife Extension Service
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
In Texas, the Texas Pesticide Law requires you must be licensed or certified by the Texas Department of Agriculture in order to lawfully use a restricted-use pesticide, state-limited-use pesticide or regulated herbicides. To obtain a license, here are some steps in the process. A private pesticide applicator is someone who uses or supervises the use of restricted-use or state-limited-use pesticides or regulated herbicides to produce an agricultural commodity on the following, on personally own ...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
An even numbered year is upon us and the London Community will be sponsoring the London School Re Union, which now is a community affair, the last Saturday of September, which is September 27, with the doors opening at 9 AM with hot coffee and a sweet thing (LIKE ME) to munch on.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
The Library Book Club will meet to discuss the August selection, What Alice Forgot, on Tuesday, August 26, at 5:00 P.M. Everyone is welcome!
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
Ann Scarth will be at the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Library on Tuesday, August 26, from 2:00-4:00 P.M. to give FREE blood pressure and blood glucose screenings.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
Volunteers are needed to train for the front desk at the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library. We need volunteers who are available to work on a regular schedule. If you’re interested, please call Patti at 325-347-5446.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
It is that time of year again…back to school! As we start our 28th year here at GCS, we are so excited to see what God has in store for us! Our faithful staff of Fritz Landers, Gay Renfroe, and Ricky and Courtney Newman have spent the summer planning, reorganizing and cleaning for a fresh start this fall.