Mason County News
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Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015 • Photos
Heather Shaw walked away with the overall Reserve Grand Champion Market Goat banner at the Star of Texas Livestock Show in Austin!!
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015
Obviously, an apology is called for. Last November I promised to make a prediction about what would happen on Pearl Harbor Day, when the Discovery Channel aired an episode of ‘Eaten Alive,’ in which Paul Rosolie planned to try to entice an anaconda to eat him. Of course, for accuracy purposes, I planned to wait and make my prediction after the show was on television.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015 • Photos
The Old Yeller Literary Association and the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library will host Texas author Ito Romo on March 31 at 6:30 P.M. in the Stribling Room of the Library. Mr. Ito will present “The Border On Fire: A Reading from The Border is Burning.” Mr. Romo was born and raised on the border in Laredo Texas.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015
River of Life Church invites you to join us for our Easter worship services to celebrate the glory of Jesus Christ and the freedom we have through faith in Him! In preparation for Easter, we will have Passion Week (the week prior to Easter) services Monday through Friday from 7-8 p.m.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015
A strong Texas demands high leadership standards. That’s where Texas Farm Bureau’s (TFB) Youth Leadership Conference (YLC) comes into play. For 52 years, the program has equipped students with leadership skills and economic knowledge, as well as boosted their confidence with goal-setting activities. “Every year, hundreds of students from across Texas—including Mason County—are encouraged and inspired after attending YLC,” said Mason County Farm Bureau President Tim Dockal.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015
2400m Run – Jason Harwell – 11:22.81 4x100m Relay – 55.34 – Josh Fluhmann, Blake McLaughlin, Ethan Powell, Tyson Keller 800m Run – Carlos Watson – 2:38.87, Colten Brandenberger – 3:02.15 110m Hurdles - John Benefield – 22.77, Corbin Norris – 23.58, Zach Norman – 24.43 100m Dash – Colin Hyatt – 14.4, Daniel Gainer – 17.41, Rudy Martinez – 15.44, Andrew Padilla – 16.38 4x200m Relay – 1:53.24 – Cruz Hernandez, Ethan Powell, Josh Fluhmann, Chandler Buntyn 400 ...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015
There was only running events and pole vault at this meet. Our 7th and 8th kids went out and ran against teams from San Saba and Goldthwaite. We even got to see some kids compete in different events that normally don’t run. They ran extremely well considering we just come off of spring break and even improved some of our times. 2400m Run – Zane Shoemaker – 10:43.72, Aaron Reardon – 11:31.43, Tyler Tatsch – 10:41.16 4x100m Relay – 54.69 – Tad Kirby, Whitt Bierschwale, Clay Hyatt, ...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015 • Photos
Llano River Region Adventures kicked off the 2015 paddling season by guiding a group from Houston on the Llano River between White’s Crossing and James River Crossing. The group, led by Rice University Professor, Andre Droxler was enjoying a field trip to Mason County after attending the Industry Rice Earth Science Symposium (IRESS) in Houston.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015 • Photos
The Mason Garden Club met on March 17, 2015, at 2 p.m., at the Stribling Room of the Mason County Library. Attending were 16 members and three visitors. Sherie Clarkson,, District V Director and past president of the Mason Garden Club, gave an interesting and informative program on “Mason Bees”.. They are an important bee for our environment and food supply.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015
The Odeon Theater will be showing the documentary film BUTTERFLY GIRL on Wednesday, April 1, in the theater at 6:30PM. The public is invited to the free film as the Odeon begins it’s Springtime showings of the Odeon’s monthly film series that focuses mainly on independent documentaries. There is no charge to the public.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015
Varsity Cowgirl Track Results @ Lee Graham Relays--3/14/2015 200m--Raegan Palacio--6th--27.73 400m--Angelica Ramirez--3rd--63.13 800m--Angelica Ramirez--2nd--2:27.23 300m H--Shay Baker--6th--52.57 4 X 200m Relay--6th--1:56.05 Shay Baker, Kayla Guice, Raegan Palacio, Corinne Perlichek Shot Put--Kristen Gipson--1st--35’3 ¼” Discus--Kristen Gipson--6th--84’6” Varsity Cowgirl Track Results @ Harper Longhorn Relays--3/19/2015 3200--Ella Canfield--3rd--14:04.08 4 X 100m Relay--2nd ...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015 • Photos
The Hickory Underground Water Conservation District No. 1’s Board of Directors judged a record-setting 200 posters submitted by 4th and 5th Graders from San Saba, Mason, and McCulloch Counties. The theme of this year’s contest was “Waste No Water.” First prize, a $25 Walmart gift card, went to Daeja Perkins, a 5th grader from Mrs.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015
In recognition of National Agriculture Week I would like to share an easy recipe for Simple Baked Spaghetti. Simple Baked Spaghetti 1 lb. ground beef 26 oz. jar spaghetti sauce 8 oz. thin spaghetti (grated parmesan, aluminum foil) Heat oven to 350 degrees. Brown ground beef. Drain and add pasta sauce. Heat on low. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015
What do you mean? I thought they were a non-profit. They act like a non-profit – and we do! Every dollar brought in from our fundraising events such as our 5K-10K Run or Walk, hamburger lunches on the Mason Square, and Pancake Supper is passed on to other local charities or Mason High School seniors in the form of scholarships.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015
It is that time of year again and the Mason HS Band is working this year on renewing everyone’s band calendar order. Some of you have been contacted recently and others might have found a message left on their machine. We are trying to involve the HS band more in getting the calendars renewed so throughout the next couple of weeks we will be calling to see if you would like to renew your order. The calendars are still only $5.00 and every listing is still only $0.50.