Mason County News
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Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 24, 2015
It is Community Appreciation time once again at the Mason Community Thrift Store! On Friday, July 10, the store is planning a special celebration, to coincide with the 2nd anniversary of the move to a permanent location on the Courthouse Square, at 206 Moody Street. In appreciation for the support the community, both in shopping & in donations, drawings will be held every half hour for terrific Door Prizes.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 24, 2015
The track is prepared and starting gates ready for the first of four big pari-mutuel horse racing weekends at Fredericksburg Downs on Saturday and Sunday, July 4 and 5 at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds. The program offers a full slate of quarter horse and thoroughbred racing as well as special races, trials, and futurities. Gates open at 11 a.m.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 24, 2015
The Mason County Chamber of Commerce cordially invites you to join us for our 51st Annual Round-up Celebration!  Kick off for this weekend long celebration will begin Thursday, July 9th with the Mason County Team Roping Event sponsored by Karen and Dennis Townsend. For more information, please call Dennis Townsend at 325-456-8635. On Friday July 10th, the Mason Rodeo Association will host a 4-D barrel race beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 • Posted June 19, 2015
Adventure guide, yoga teacher and life coach Sally Martin will be leading a women’s kayaking and yoga trip on the Llano River on June 22nd with Llano Region River Adventures in Mason, Texas. Due to recent rains, the Llano River is at a beautiful level to be able to paddle and see the wilderness of the river corridor through Mason County.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 • Posted June 19, 2015
The Hilda Community Club will meet this Friday, June 19th at 6:30 p.m. in the Hilda Community Building on RR 783. Don and Gerry Daniel are hosts and will provide desserts and drinks. Everyone is asked to please bring a pot luck dish to share. Members Pat and Marnee Loftin will present a program about their recent trip to Ireland.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 • Posted June 19, 2015
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Llano County, will be having a Private Pesticide Applicator Training Class on Monday, June 29, 2015. Class will begin with registration at 8:00 am with the training beginning at 8:15 am. Cost of the training if you pick up your materials is $75. If info is mailed to you, cost will be $85.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 • Posted June 19, 2015
The Castell Community Club will have their monthly meeting June 20, 2015, at 1:00 PM. There will be a very short meeting with collection of dues. The club always welcomes old and new members and dues are $10.00 a person. Guest are welcome to come and enjoy visiting with friends and enjoy the games, also.
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Wednesday, June 17, 2015 • Posted June 19, 2015
Tell your granny it’s a hootenanny! What’s a hootenanny you say? Well, Websters says, “an informal session at which folk singers and instrumentalists perform for their own enjoyment.” An old-time music party where anyone young or old can sign up and sing, play an instrument, recite poetry or tell a good old country joke.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 • Posted June 10, 2015
June the 14th is Flag Day. Show your colors and fly your flag. Mason VFW post 8554 will have a ceremony on June 15 before our regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Post on Post Hill St. All interested parties are invited to attend. We will talk about how this day came to be. Questions about Mason VFW post 8554 may be directed to Lawrence Spell, Post commander, at 325-429-6224.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 • Updated June 10, 2015 3:35 PM • Photos
The Mason Garden Club will have their regular meeting on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at 2 p.m. at the Mason County M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library, Stribling Room. Guest speaker will be Kristy Powell, Family and Consumer Science Extension Service Agent, Mason and Menard. She will give a program on “Canning the Harvest.” Come and bring a friend to this very timely and informative meeting.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 • Posted June 10, 2015
American Legion Post #285 237 Post Hill Road Mason, TX Thursday, 11 June 2015 at 6:30 p.m. All members and interested veterans are encouraged to attend. For more information, contact Holly B. Gilmore, 325-347-2274.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 • Posted June 10, 2015
Tim Osburn, who specializes in Medicare, will give a Medicare update and answer questions on Friday, June 12. He will be in the Stribling Room of the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library at 4:00 P.M. This program is free for the public.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 • Posted June 10, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A member of Congressman K. Michael Conaway’s staff will be available to meet with constituents requiring assistance in resolving issues with federal agencies. WHAT: Congressional Outreach Services WHO: Regional Director Nancy Watson WHEN: Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. WHERE: Commissioners Court Room, Mason County Courthouse, Mason, TX
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 • Posted June 10, 2015
The Long Mountain Community Club will have their monthly pot luck supper the 2nd Friday of June, being June 12, at 6:30 PM. I know of nothing special except I will be BBQing 4 or 5 chickens. Met a couple last week that own property near Long Mt. School and am hoping they will be there.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 • Posted June 10, 2015
The 6th annual Melvin Burns Memorial Golf Tournament will begin with a Shoot Out at the Comanche Creek Golf Course on Friday, June 12. Players will be divided into two flights according to handicap at 6:00 p.m. On Saturday morning the 2 person low ball teams will tee off at 8:30 for first round play and again on Sunday at 1:30 for the second round.