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 27, 2014 • Posted August 27, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman K. Michael Conaway (R-Texas) invites students interested in attending the military service academies to apply for a nomination. To be considered for appointment to a service academy, an applicant must meet eligibility requirements and be nominated by an authorized person, including a member of the U.S.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 27, 2014 • Photos
On Aug. 13, Hill Country Memorial received the 2014 Women’s Choice Award for being voted one of America’s best hospitals for patient experience by women. This distinction is the only award that identifies the country’s best health care institutions based on female patient satisfaction, quality physician communications, responsiveness of nurses and support staff, cleanliness and trusted referrals from other women. “Hill Country Memorial is honored to be recognized as an America’s Best ...
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 27, 2014
The day for remembrance of the start of Operation Iraqi Freedom is the 31st of August. The Post will hold a ceremony at 2 p.m. on the 2nd of September to remember those that fell during this conflict. All interested parties are welcome to attend. Ceremony will be held in the Post on Post Hill St.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 27, 2014
The Mason Community Foundation reminds the community of the grant application deadline on Tuesday, September 2, 2014. Nonprofit organizations with worthy projects that benefit the citizens of Mason County are encouraged to apply. The necessary forms are available at the Community Thrift Store, at 206 Moody St, during regular business hours and are to be returned there by close of business on the Tuesday after Labor Day.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 27, 2014
The Fredericksburg Music Club is excited to present their 2014-2015 concert season. As we begin our 77th year as an organization, we are pleased to present eight concerts between September and May. This season is loaded with famous names such as Van Cliburn Finalist Tomoki Sakata, Doug Montgomery, and audience favorite Kay & Friends.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 27, 2014
The drawing for the 2015 Puncher home game box seat tickets will be held on Wednesday,September 3rd at 10:00 a.m. The drawing will be held at the Administration Office on the north side of the square (200 Ft. McKavitt St.). In order to be entered into the drawing, a check for $240 needs to be delivered to the Administrative office prior to the drawing date.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 27, 2014 • Photos
KNEL 95.3FM radio listeners came to the aid of three year old Precious Payton Martinez last week in the amount of $4,100 to help with medical expenses. Precious Payton is battling Undifferentiated Soft Tissue Sarcoma cancer. For the last two and a half years, she has been subject to several surgeries and chemo in an attempt to battle the cancer.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 27, 2014
The Harper Community Park Association will be celebrating their ”50th Annual Harper Frontier Days Celebration” Labor Day Weekend, August 29th - 31st. This 3 day event kicks off Friday August 29th at 6 p.m. with Open Draw Pot Team Roping. Draw 3 for $150/Man, and roping will immediately follow barrel race.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 27, 2014 • Photos
Mason County Queen’s Court had another successful weekend! Friday morning, they participated in the Gillespie County Parade and received yet another blue ribbon. A big thank you to Mason Bank for sponsoring them during this parade! Also, thanks to Wendy Hudson for assisting with float decorations and her expert advice.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 27, 2014
Felix Velez Jr., of Brady and formerly of Mason, passed away on Friday, August 22, at the age of 54. Visitation was Monday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at Mason Funeral Home with a Rosary at 7 following the visitation. Funeral services were held graveside at the Crosby Cemetery on Tuesday, August 26, at 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 27, 2014 • Photos
Leta Mae (Williams) Durst, 97, of Mason, passed away Wednesday evening, August 20, 2014. She was born Leta Mae Williams on December 19, 1916, to Henry and Ola Williams on the family ranch in Chesser Valley, Mills County. Leta Mae, born and raised, worked and lived near Mullin most of her life.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 27, 2014 • Photos
Walter H. “Sonny” Durst, age 89, passed away Monday morning August 25, 2014. He was born April 25, 1925 to parents, Walter A. Durst and Erna (Immel) Durst in Fredericksburg, Texas. He was a faithful member of Calvary Lighthouse Assembly of God in Mason, Texas. On September 30, 1943 Walter married Myrtle Mae Crouch in Brady, Texas.