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Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 12, 2014
The regular meeting of the Mason Bluebonnet Study Club will be held on Monday, March 17, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at the home of Sherie Clarkson, 305 Spruce Street. Charles Eckert, president of the Mason Historical Society, will be giving club members a tour of Ft. Mason. Afterwards, there will be a short business meeting and pot luck luncheon at Sherie’s house, which is just a short walk from the fort.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 12, 2014
The regular meeting of the Mason Garden Club will be held on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 2 p.m. at The Green House, 605 San Antonio Street. Jeff Durst, who with his wife, Margaret, owns the organic nursery and natural health store, will give the program on “Native Plants.” Jeff is also very proud of his heirloom tomatoes that he grows from seeds.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 12, 2014
The Mason County Democratic Party Convention will be held on Saturday, March 22, 2014, 5:30 p.m. at Lynn Reichenau's home, located at 1038 RR 1871.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 12, 2014
The Long Mountain Community Club will hold their regular monthly meeting and covered dish supper Friday night at 6:30 PM, March 14 at the Long Mt. School bldg. Of course, the bill of fair will be good, what ever is in the pot. It is amazing how things work out, food wise, each month without any special menu plan and I don’t even have to mention coconut pie, plus we never seem to have any knock down and drag outs either, even after a couple games of 42.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 12, 2014
Gisela Potts will present a special program on Monday, March 17, 2014, at 6:30 P.M. in the Stribling Room of the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library. Admission is free. Like most little girls, Gisela loved playing with her dolls, going to the movies, and sharing a joke with her little sister.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 12, 2014
We will hold our regular monthly meeting on the 17th of March at 6:30 pm at the Post on Post Hill St. All members are encouraged to attend as officer nominations will be held for the next fiscal year, 2014-2015. Also, we will be electing delegates to the state convention in Dallas to be held in June.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 12, 2014
The Mason County Ministerial Alliance will host a youth lock-in at the River of Life Gymnasium this Saturday night, March 15th, beginning at 6 p.m. Junior High students will be able to stay until midnight, and high school students can stay all night! The lock-in will go through the night until 9 a.m.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 12, 2014 • Photos
The annual Book and Bake Sale held by the Friends of the Library supporting the Mason County M. Bevan Eckert Memorial Library will be held on April 11-16. You will be able to purchase desserts to share with your family and friends. All proceeds will benefit the library. Donations of books are accepted at the library or may be dropped off at Cherokee Rose at 421 Ft.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Updated March 10, 2014 8:18 AM
All proceeds go to Mason County Cancer Benefit Pinto Bean Rules: 2 members per team $25, $5 for each additional member 2 pounds of Pinto Beans will be provided, pick up at Mason Park Slab at 8 AM. Judging will be held at 2pm, must have beans at judging station by 1:30pm. Must provide your own extension cord. Beans must be cooked on site. Winner will be announced at 3pm, must be present to win. Washer Pitching Contest Rules: $10 per team (2 persons per team) Must be signed in and ready ...
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 6, 2014 • Photos
Country Music Association of Texas Hall of Famer Leon Rausch will headline a special tribute to Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys at the Llano Country Opry on Saturday, March 8, at the Lantex Theater in downtown Llano. Tickets are on sale at the Llano Chamber of Commerce, Llano National Bank, Lively Computers in Kingsland and KNEL in Brady.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 6, 2014 • Photos
Join us Tuesday, March 25, at 5:30 PM in the Mason Elementary Library to learn more about The 7 Habits of Happy Kids, an inspiring picture book from the family that brought you The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. The short parent training session will give a brief overview of each of the 7 Habits, and will explain them so that you, as a parent, can guide your child to follow the 7 Habits at home to help him/her become a lifelong leader. The first 25 families to register and attend will re ...
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 6, 2014
The March selection for the Library Book Club is The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd. The Book Club will meet in the Stribling Room on March 25 at 5:00 P.M. to discuss the book. The library has Kindle, Nook, and print copies. The book is also in the Overdrive digital library.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 6, 2014
The annual Riata Rummage sale is Saturday, March 8th, beginning at 8:00 AM in the American Legion Hall located behind the Mason Jail. There will be a large selection of glassware, dishes, decorative items, small appliances, toys, books, clothing, small furniture, etc. Proceeds from the sale benefit projects such as Mason Clinic, Heritage Park, Mason Community Kitchen, the Odeon Theater, Mason ISD tuition program, as well as additional projects that arise.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 6, 2014
Mason Independent School District was established in 1888. Today (March 5th) is the 125th day of school. In honor of our 125th birthday, we will host a celebration on the 125th day of school. There will be a short presentation shown in the auditorium followed by birthday cake in the commons area.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 6, 2014
A benefit garage and bake sale is being held for lifetime Mason resident Brenda Davis on March 14th and 15th from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at US HWY 87 N. (See below for directions.) Brenda was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer in late December 2012. In 2013 she faced months of chemo and radiation as well as major surgery.