Mason County News
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Wednesday, July 22, 2015 • Posted July 23, 2015
Mason County Craftsmen. Custom furniture. Original. Handmade. One of a kind. Rustic. Wood. Well-built. And now on the square. Between Mason Square Museum. And David Young Law Office. Queen-size bed. Child’s bed. Armoires. Chest of drawers. Bureau with hanging mirror (ranch gate style). Old-timey pie safe. TV table. Coffee table. Dining table (and chairs). Made right here in Mason. By Chris Doege. And Randy Hodges. A definite boon to the county. And to the square. Cust ...
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 • Posted July 23, 2015 • Photos
I want to take this opportunity to thank Gerry Gamel, Editor at the Mason County News, for allowing us to put this column in the paper. Thank you sir! Believe it or not, we are getting emails, texts and calls from people in Dallas, Houston, Austin and San Antonio expressing the fact that they like the information in this column about people’s lives in Mason and the history of Mason.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 • Updated July 22, 2015 3:09 PM • Photos
Margaret D. Brown of Hilda passed away on July 20, 2015, in Austin, Texas, at the age of 79. Margaret was born to Daisy Durham on September 19, 1936, in San Antonio, Texas. Margaret married her high school sweetheart, Franklin Brown, on December 26, 1953. After retiring as an executive secretary from Southwestern Bell, Margaret retired with Frank to the Hill Country.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 • Posted July 22, 2015 • Photos
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 • Posted July 22, 2015
MONDAY, AUGUST 3rd Issue Equipment 7:00 am Team Meeting 7:30 am Weights 7:45 – 8:30 am Practice (defense first) 8:45 – 12:15 pm TUESDAY, AUGUST 4th Weights 7:00 – 7:45 am Workout (offense first) 8:00 – 11:30 am WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5th Workout 7:00 – 8:10 am OL-Weights / Skill-Pass Station 8:10 – 8:30 am Workout 9:00 – 10:10 am THURSDAY, AUGUST 6th Film 7:00 – 7:30 am Workout (offense first) 7:30 – 11:00 am FRIDAY, AUGUST 7th Workout (defense first / film today) 7 ...
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 • Posted July 22, 2015
The ROOTS Music Series third set is July 25, featuring two great bands. This is the third of four outdoor, eclectic concerts scheduled for the Pioneer Museum in Fredericksburg, Texas. Concerts feature both emerging and established artists in an informal, family setting. Come early to tour the museum buildings, enjoy local food prepared by Fredericksburg Rotary Club, beer, and wine.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 • Posted July 22, 2015
Earlier this spring the Honorable J. Christopher Byrd was in Llano to address how aspects of Sharia Law are currently being practiced in our own Texas courts and later returned to continue the discussion and the impact of Sharia Law on Women. Llano residents will again have the opportunity to hear Chris Byrd as he returns to tell of the “War of Ages.” America’s war with Muslim terrorists did not begin with the attack on New York City’s Twin Towers on September 11, 2001, nor did it begin ...
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 • Posted July 22, 2015
Dear Gerry This past Thursday eve was a gathering at the Eckert Civic Center... a LOT of Mason County residents attended. Believe it or not, while all available space had been set up with seating, nevertheless there were many people standing in the back and even on the sidelines! It was a happy thing to take in the numbers who are interested and concerned in getting informed about those ‘under contract’ wind projects.
, Editor
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 • Posted July 22, 2015
When I took the temperature readings this morning, for the first time this summer, we officially hit the century mark. We've had several days that edged into the high 90s; but, up until now, we've been fortunate to stay unseasonably cool. With this mark reached, it appears from all forecasts that we're about to enter into a two week period of 100+ days.
, President
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 • Posted July 22, 2015
The Long Mt. Improvement Corp. (cemetery) will hold their annual meeting on Saturday, July 25 at 10 AM in the Long. Mt Community building. This meeting is to conduct business with pleasure by discussing past activity and to elect officers for the coming year. Your presence would be appreciated.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 • Posted July 22, 2015
Summer is heating up and the high school cheerleaders are in full spirit mode. Upon returning from their summer cheer camp at Angelo State University, they will begin their fundraising events. There are many different opportunities to show your support for the squads that lead the crowds for the football and basketball seasons. Mini-Cheer Camp - Mon., Aug.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 • Posted July 22, 2015
The Old Yeller Days celebration will be held Saturday, September 26th, from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Mason County Courthouse lawn. This annual event, sponsored by the Mason County M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library, will bring to life the frontier times of Mason County and its literary heritage Mason author Fred Gipson.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 • Posted July 22, 2015 • Photos
Marjorie Stella Brandenberger went to be with her Lord and Savior on July 11,2015. Born in Seguin, Texas, on August 11, 1927, to her parents, Harry and Laura Blumberg. She was a life-long member of First United Methodist Church of Seguin. She enjoyed long term memberships in McQueeney Lions Club, American Legion Auxillary, the Abishai Mercer Dickson Chapter of Guadalupe County Daughters of the Republic of Texas; and, just for fun, the Bunco Clubs Triple 6s and The Laketies, also her weekly b ...
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 • Posted July 22, 2015 • Photos
Kelly Franklin Davenport of Brady, Texas passed away on Monday, July 13, 2015, at the age of 76. Graveside services were held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, July 16, 2015, at Bethel Cemetery in Camp Air, Texas. Visitation with the family was held on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, from 6:30 P.M.-8:30 P.M.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 • Posted July 22, 2015 • Photos
Fredericksburg, TX (July 16, 2015) – The Fredericksburg Theater Company is excited to announce that playwright and original Greater Tuna star Jaston Williams will be their special guest for the August 14th opening of the production. Mr. Williams will attend a celebratory gala held in the lobby of the theater at 6:30 pm.