Mason County News
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Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 5, 2014
The time will change on Sunday morning at 2:00 am. Be sure to turn your clocks AHEAD by one hour before going to bed. This time, I am certain of the direction!
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 • Posted November 21, 2013
Ready for some more Puncher Football? Follow the Mason Punchers to their first playoff game! The Punchers face off with the Shiner Comanches in Leander, Texas, at 7:30 pm on Friday, November 22, 2013. The game is at the Bible Memorial Stadium 3301 S. Bagdad Road. Please dress appropriately warm for COLD AND WET WEATHER!
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 • Posted October 31, 2013
On Sunday morning at 2:00 am... Set your clocks back by ONE HOUR Saturday night before going to bed, so you can be on time!!!
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
Gerry, After reading the MC News August 6th article about Willow Creek Cafe, I wanted to expand its more recent history. James and Cindy Morris moved to Mason in 1995 and bought the Schmidt building from the Metzgers, who had operated a computer business there. The Morrises did renovations in January of 1996 and opened Willow Creek Cafe on Round Up weekend of that year to a brisk business.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
Dear Editor: How many cats are too many? While looking out my dining room window, I can frequently count upwards of 25 different cats. And that’s from my dining room window alone. Although I genuinely like cats and as a kid had several of them as pets, I feel that 20+ unvaccinated, feral cats are way too many for one city block, especially for a city block that’s just across the creek bed from the school playground. I’m told by municipal employees as well as other residents that the cit ...
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 ...