Mason County News
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Wednesday, April 23, 2014 • Posted April 23, 2014
On Tuesday, April 29, at 6:30 P.M., the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library will host speaker Dr. Kevin Manning at the Odeon Theater. Dr. Manning will present his program, Curiosity: The Mission to Mars and the Deep-Space Search for Another Earth. After the indoor program, weather permitting, he will set up his telescope outside for viewing the moon and various stars and planets.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 • Posted April 23, 2014
It is finally turning Spring, and that means it is time for the Kimble County Gun & Knife Show and Flea Market. This year show will be held on April 26th and 27th, in the Coke Stevenson Center Hwy-83-377 one mile north of Junction, Texas. Doors will open at 9:00 to 6:00 Saturday and 9:00 to 3:00 on Sunday.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 • Posted April 23, 2014
Plan to attend the Mason HS Regional preparation performance of “The Last Night of Ballyhoo” on Wednesday, April 30 at 7 p.m. at the MHS auditorium. If no audience, what is the point?
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 • Posted April 23, 2014 • Photos
The Mason ISD Education Foundation will host a donkey basketball tournament as a fundraiser on Saturday, April 26th. The event will be held at the Mason High School Gym. The donkey basketball tournament begins at 6:00 PM. Tickets for adults are $6 pre-purchase or $8 at the gate, and kids 5 and under are free.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014 • Photos
Be one of the first 6 to find a white Bluebonnet in Mason County and win a prize from one of the following contest sponsors. This is a first attempt at what we hope will become an annual event, so please bear with any glitches or oversights. Your feedback is welcomed on how we can make this contest better in future years. Here’s what to do to enter: Find a White Bluebonnet in Mason County that has not yet been reported. Take a picture and note the date, time and location. Go to the FaceBo ...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014
The Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library is sponsoring a blood drive to be held in the Stribling Room on Monday, April 21, from 2:00-6:00 P.M. This drive is an opportunity for people to give back to the community by giving the gift of life. About 25% of all blood is transfused to save the lives of cancer patients!
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014
St. Joseph parishioners are preparing for their 9th Annual Springfest Fundraiser which serves the public an overflowing plate of delicious BBQ Chicken with all the trimmings. Sunday, April 27th, is the date and serving begins at 11 AM in St. Joseph’s Hall located on the church grounds. The price per plate remains at $10.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014
The public is invited to attend an Open House celebration for the new Shannon Dialysis Clinic, located inside Heart of Texas Memorial Hospital in Brady. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, April 23, from 1 to 3 p.m. at 2008 Nine Road, Brady. A late lunch will be served and attendees will have the opportunity to visit with Clinic physicians and staff. Shannon Dialysis Services offers a convenient, hospital-based choice for patients newly diagnosed with end stage renal disease and those in n ...
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014
What: Annual Hext Homecoming and Reunion When: Saturday, APRIL 26 10:00 AM until the last person leaves Where: Hext, Tx School House Goings On! Registration: 10 AM+ Fellowship: 10 AM until Lunch BBQ Lunch Served $10 per plate 12:30 PM Please RSVP your lunch attendees to Terri McWilliams so we will make sure to have enough for ALL that attend!
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014
Now that spring is in full swing (if you ignore the cold fronts) Texas Songwriters in the Round is preparing the next showcase at Sandstone Cellars Winery in Mason Texas. These showcases are every third Thursday from 6-10 in front of the wine bar. This month the show is on April 17th featuring Steve Brooks, a favorite of TSR, since 1999, is not new to music and song.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 16, 2014
Spring is in the air, and the time is here again for the annual spring Steady Steps fundraiser. Please join us Saturday, April 26th, at Ft. Mason Community Building for a delicious meal (donation only) catered by Willow Creek, followed by the traditional cake auction and silent auction, which always proves to be fun and exciting!  You may view and bid on the silent auction items starting at 5:00 p.m., and the meal will begin at 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 16, 2014
Monday April 14th thru Sunday April 20th, 2014 TUESDAY OF HOLY WEEK-- 10:30am-- Chrism Mass @ St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Austin, with Bishop Joe S. Vasquez. Fr. Melvin will bring the Holy Oils for the Offertory Presentation at our Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Thursday. THURSDAY OF HOLY WEEK-- Conclusion of the Lenten Season/ Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper-- 4:15pm [Washing of the disciples’ feet-- 6 “chosen servants” Transfer of the Holy Eucharist with Adorati ...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 16, 2014
We will have our regular monthly meeting on April 21st at 630 p.m. At this time will elect officers for next year and delegates for the conventions in Dallas and St. Louis. Please make plans to attend. All questions about the VFW post in Mason can be directed to Lawrence Spell Post Commander at 325-429-6224.
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.
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Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014
Mason Elementary is having its annual Pre-K and Headstart Roundup (pre-registration) on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 in the Elementary/Junior High Library from 2:30—5:30 pm. If your child will be attending Pre-Kindergarten NEXT school year (August 2014) at Mason Elementary, please come anytime between 2:30 pm and 5:30 pm to the library to register your child. The following are the guidelines for registering your child for Pre-K or Headstart: Your child must be 3 or 4 years old on or before Septe ...