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Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 24, 2014 • Photos
Jimma Gray Byrd will present Becoming a Better Birder, a special program on bird watching, at 2:00 P.M. in the Stribling Room of the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library on Wednesday, July 30. Ms. Byrd is a member of Texas Ornithological Society, a Texas Master Naturalist, and a Master Gardener.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 24, 2014
A benefit roping to raise money for the Masonic Lodge Scholarship Fund (Masonic Lodge # 273) is planned for August 1, 2014. Books open at 6:00 p.m., roping starts at 7:00 p.m. at the Fort Mason Park Rodeo Arena. Any questions should be directed to Justin Yonker at 325-347-4844.
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Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 24, 2014
The Long Mountain Improvement Corporation (Cemetery) will hold their annual meeting Saturday, July 26 at 10 AM at the Long Mt. Community Center. All members are encouraged to attend as well as those who are interested in the cemetery. Officers are to be elected as well as directors for the coming year and other business is to be discussed.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 24, 2014
We want to remind you to join us for vacation bible school next week at St. Paul Lutheran Church! VBS will be held Monday-Thursday, July 28-31st from 8:30 a.m.- noon and is hosted by St. Paul, First United Methodist Church, and Art United Methodist Church. We welcome children who will be 4 years old as of September 1, 2014 through incoming 6th graders.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 24, 2014
Come help us celebrate 150 years of Free Masonry in Mason County!!! On July 26th, 2014 the McCulloch Lodge #273 will have a BBQ lunch (by donation) that will start at 11:00am in the dining area of the lodge on Spring Street. The lodge will be open to the public and at 1:00 p.m., the Grand Master of Texas, Most Worshipful Master Jerry L.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 23, 2014
When: August 7th, 2014 Time: 1:30 p.m. Location: St Paul Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Texas and the Mason County Soil and Water Conservation District cordially invite the public to attend their 2014 Local Working Group (LWG) meeting Thursday August 7th, 2014 at 1:30 pm at the St Paul Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall. The purpose of this annual LWG meeting is to set local conservation priorities and bring conservation stakeholders ...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 23, 2014
The Central Texas Master Gardeners in Brady are organizing a Master Gardener Training Class for this fall. Classes are open to residents of all surrounding counties and volunteer service and certification can be completed in any county. Classes will include workshops, lectures, and field trips, and will be held on Tuesdays from September 9 through November 11, from 9 a.m.
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Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
Our summer strength and conditioning camp will be July 21-24 and July 28-31 from 7-8 p.m. All incoming 7-12th graders girls and boys are highly encouraged to attend. This camp is free. FOOTBALL CAMP: Our summer football camp will be July 28 - 30. The cost of the camp is $15 and registration will be in the high school gym on July 28th beginning at 8:15 am.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
Its the dog days of the Texas summer and what a summer it has been! Cool, calm, collected. Musical, artistic! Texas Songwriters in the Round is gearing up for the July thru September round of events. These are special months for TSR. The next 3 months TSR will be raising all the funds to take Texas Songwriters in the Round to MD Anderson Sept 20th, to perform in the “Chemo Sabe Lobby” for the annual AIM@ Melanoma for the Cure Fun Run.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
The Hilda Community Club meeting scheduled for Friday, July 18th has been canceled. Don’t forget to mark your calendar for our Ice Cream Social on Friday, August 15th. See everyone then!
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
Our June Summer Meltdown Challenge winners in alphabetical order are: Pam Estes, Tamra Frey, Jodie Kingston, Lupita Morales, & Cindy Priess. Way to go! We still have July through August 15th left of the Challenge. New monthly activity tracking cards for July (they are green) are available from each leader.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
Music, games and entertainment will be combined with two days of live pari-mutuel horse racing for the Night In Old Fredericksburg weekend on Saturday and Sunday, July 19-20, at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds in Fredericksburg. Sponsored by the Gillespie County Fair and Festivals Association, the Night In Old Fredericksburg Race Meet will take place on Saturday and Sunday, July 19-20, while the Night In Old Fredericksburg celebration will be held on Saturday, July 19, at the Gillespie Count ...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
This coming school year at MHS, a theatre class with focus on One Act Play production, will be offered and, upon completion of requirements, will earn students a Fine Arts credit in Theatre Production.  Admittance to this class is based on a short essay (no more than one page), agreement of contract and performance in auditions on August 11 and 12 from 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014 • Photos
In June, Mason’s Scarlett Punchers, those daring “women of a certain age” whose only goal is to lunch with style and panache, met at the home of Joan Williams. Our theme, as evidenced by Co-Queen Lynn Hedges in the accompanying picture, was “life is uncertain, eat dessert first.” Well, I’m here to tell you we followed our own advice!
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
Concho, Mason and Menard County AgriLife Extension Water Program July 30 &31When have you had your water well tested? Wells should be tested annually. Private water well samples should be brought to the Concho, Mason or the Menard County Texas A&M AgriLifeExtension Office July 30 by 10 a.m. for a $10/sample screening. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Mason and Menard County will conduct the “All About Water Workshop” July 31 at the Murchison/Whitehead Memorial Youth Complex, loc ...