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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, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 16, 2014 • Photos
While enjoying a fine day of kayaking on the Llano River this past Friday, members of SEPM, Society for Sedimentary Geology took time to pose on top of the “Turtle Carapace”, a Stromatolitic dome (bioherm) some 500 million years old. SEPM was conducting this field trip in conjunction with the American Association of Petroleum Geologist’s Annual Meeting in Houston, TX.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 16, 2014 • Photos
Mr. and Mrs. James Taylor Virdell, Sr., of Llano, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on April 5, 2014. Close friends and family joined them at their home in Llano to congratulate them on this momentous occasion. Taylor and Annelle (Lehmberg) were married at First United Methodist Church in Austin, while Taylor was serving as an aerial engineer in the United States Air Force during World War II and Annelle was working at Bergstrom Field in Austin. Their first home was Marfa, Texas, but ...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 16, 2014
St. Paul Lutheran Church welcomes you to join us for our Holy Week services. We will have a special service of Holy Communion on Maunday Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m. Good Friday services begin at 7 p.m. on April 18 with a final summation by the state’s attorney to conclude our dramatic Lenten series, “Why Did Jesus Die?
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 16, 2014 • Photos
Sacrifice and commitment by Mason High School students and academic coaches earned MHS the 2014 academic championship. Competing against 11 district schools Mason High captured the District 29-A Spring Meet title. When points from all academic events and one act play were awarded MHS scored 395 points well ahead of second place Harper with 317 points.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 16, 2014 • Photos
Hilda United Methodist Church’s annual sunrise service will take place Easter morning at approximately 7 a.m. Special music by Matthew Gideon will round out the unforgettable drama of the Easter sunrise. This event is Hilda Church’s gift to our friends and families. Seating is not provided, so it is advisable to bring chairs or blankets. The church will serve a continental breakfast at the new fellowship hall immediately following the service.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 16, 2014 • Photos
Brandy Neece, President of the Chamber of Commerce, is excited to welcome the new Executive Director, Nikki Sills. There are a lot of great things happening at the Chamber and the board as a whole feels that Nikki is going to be a huge asset. If you missed the Open House, please stop by the office and meet her.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Updated April 10, 2014 9:03 AM • Photos
In January, 1999, with the encouragement and advice of the late Dr. Jackie Hunt, St. Paul Lutheran Wellness Exercise Class was organized. This is the project of the St. Paul Lutheran Parish Nurse. At middle age, there is the beginning of Sarcopenia (muscle loss) and Osteoporosis (bone loss). Each condition may be slowed by exercise and better nutrition. To improve the safety and activity level of our members is the goal of the class. Wellness Exercise Class is held on Monday, Wednesday, and ...
, Programs Assistant for Bluebonnet CASA
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014
Every year, countless children are abused and neglected by the ones they love and trust. It’s time for each of us to speak up for these children so that they may live safe, happy lives. Last year, 156 Texas children died from abuse and neglect. That means an innocent life was taken every 60 hours.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014 • Photos
Mason County Judge Jerry Bearden signed a proclamation declaring April as Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month along with members of Bluebonnet CASA and the Mason County Child Welfare Board. Seated left to right are Morgan Martin, Judge Bearden, and Ann Mahnken, Back Row, Lisa Heath, Cheryl Nail, Lisa Goehmann, Karen Olsen and Roxanne Benefield.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014
The public is invited to join new Habitat partner family Stephanie Sparks and her three children in the dedication of the twelfth home built by Mason County Habitat for Humanity. The dedication will begin at 2PM at the new home located at 1315 Morrow St. Construction of the home began on February 4th with the arrival of the first group of Care-A-Vanners and finishing touches are now being completed. This year’s home is a first for Habitat in that it is totally solar powered.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014
My niece shared this recipe with me, and we have found it to be really great. The original recipe calls for just pears, and for walnuts instead of pecans. I “Texized” it a bit, by adding apples and substituting pecans! This is one of those baked goods that can bake too fast if you’re not vigilant.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014
When Europe adopted the Gregorian Christian calendar in 1582, New Year’s Day was moved from April 1 to January 1, which, as you can imagine, caused a lot of computer billing errors. After that, anyone who still celebrated the new year on April 1 was mocked, ridiculed, made fun of, and generally debased to the point they pretty much had to just quit.