Mason County News
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014
Just received conformation from National Headquarters that Lawrence Spell, Post Commander, and Carl Tapp, Post Quartermaster, have been named National-Aide-de-camps to Commander in chief John Stroud. They were recommended for this position by State commander Joe Hayes. This is another honor for our post for the great year we had last year.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014 • Photos
Sunday, October 26, was World Priesthood Sunday, a day to honor and show appreciation to Catholic priests. Younger Religious Education students colored pictures and older ones wrote notes to their pastor, Father Melvin Dornak. The presentation was made following Mass and he was very surprised. He also received a bag of treats and some star shaped balloons.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Garden Club met at the Mason County Library, on October 21st with 18 members present. An interesting program on “The Art of Spinning and Weaving” was presented by Brenda Pape, a Mason Weaver. She uses mohair and talked about the preparation of the mohair, such as cleaning, dying, and cording, before spinning it.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014
The Mason Study Club held its monthly meeting on October 22 in the Stribling Room of the Mason County Library. The hostesses for the meeting were Lynn Hedges, chairman, Joyce Mutschink, Sue Kaan and Johnny Heidelberg. Jan McCann, RN, MSHA, presented a most informative Power-Point program titled “The Concept of Dementia and Spirituality”.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014 • Photos
Dayna Fowler Haines is the Artist of the Month at the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library. Dayna is an aspiring Texas artist with a highly creative and imaginative slant on life and art. She was born in Irumagawa, Japan, spent her childhood in South Texas and her adolescence in the D.C.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014 • Photos
Mason 4-Hers participated in a food drive on October 18, collecting food for both the Food Bank and the Thanksgiving meal project sponsored by the First United Methodist Church. Thank you to everyone who shared with those in need and helped us learn about “making the best better” through community service.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014 • Photos
The Mason 4-H club got together to enroll for the new 4-H year out at the beautiful Honey Creek Ranch. If you haven’t enrolled yet for the new year, we have to sign you up before Oct. 30 or you’ll have to pay an increased fee! Only 4-Hers 3rd grade and up have to pay, Kinder through 2nd graders are free.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014
County/District Clerk Pam Beam has reminded the News that early voting continues through 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 31st. Those who requested ballots by mail are reminded that those ballots MUST be received in the County Clerk's office on Tuesday, November 4th in order to be counted. The election is on Tuesday, November 4th from 7:00 a.m.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014 • Photos
Rev. Thomas Broad (standing in the doorway), a Methodist pastor who was also a stone carver and builder, started constructing the Seaquist House in 1887. As this photo shows, he built it in phases, completing the north wing first. Originally, it had only two stories. Would you like to be a part of helping to save the Seaquist House?
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014 • Photos
1 - 1 /2 year old Female Shepherd Mix LUCKY is definitely one lucky girl!  LUCKY was found about 3 weeks ago out in the middle of highway 71 between Voca and Fredonia.  She has been in a foster home since then and is doing very well.  Lucky is putting on weight and learning basic obedience.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 29, 2014
The Board of Directors of Operation Orphans, Inc. has selected four dates for doe hunts during the forthcoming whitetail season. They are the following Saturdays: October 25, November 15, December 6 and January 10. The October date will be an all girls’ hunt, while the remaining dates will be all boys’ hunts. This is the 55th year of the “Take a Child Hunting” program.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 29, 2014
The Museum on the Square will have a special exhibit “Memories of Mason Christmases” during the month of December. This exhibit will spotlight German, Hill Country and/or Mason traditions and family heirlooms. We are looking for ornaments, photographs, cookie molds, recipes, linens, you name it - anything that has “memories” of the holidays.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 29, 2014 • Photos
Mason Elementary School Leaders are participating in a Giving Tree Service Project to TREAT OUR SOLDIERS!  Many soldiers overseas do not have access to everyday treats.  Each class, Pre-K through 4th grade, will be donating a box of treats to ship to soldiers overseas.  If you would like to help with this project, please send to the school. It has been a very wonderful experience for our students as well!
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 29, 2014 • Photos
Buddy lives on a ranch with his best friend JR and another companion, Primo, a black lab. I work on the ranch for JR, Buddy and Primo. Buddy likes to hitch a ride in the mule whenever someone tools around the ranch doing work. He absolutely loves to be around and with people.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 • Posted October 23, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Kindergarten enjoyed the Mason County Fire Department coming to show them the firetrucks and equipment during Fire Prevention Week. The Kindergarten teachers are; Tami Smith, Karen Toone, and Linda Geistweidt.