Mason County News
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • Posted April 21, 2015 • Photos
Mason Garden Club had their Spring Plant Sale Saturday, April 11, 2015, at the Mason County Library. The sale was held by the Old Yella Statue and the blooming roses and blooming Spanish lavender, which were planted and cared for by the Mason Garden Club. There were a large variety of plants for sale, including vegetable, flowering, herbs, vines, perennials, small shrub starts, and house plants (some which clean the air in the house).
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • Posted April 21, 2015
Once again members of the Mason community demonstrated their support for the library. Dozens of Mason residents along with several visitors in the area came to the library during the annual Friends of the Library Book and Bake sale. They purchased gently used books, CDs, DVDs and baked goods. Sales were brisk, buyers were generous and every penny will go directly to the library.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • Posted April 21, 2015 • Photos
The Cherokee Archery Shoot was held on April 11th. Whitt Tedder was named 1st Place Juniors; JJ Ake 2nd Place, Daniel Gainer 1st Place, KO Tedder 3rd Place Intermediate. Not pictured Whitney Gainer 1st Place.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • Posted April 21, 2015 • Photos
Colby Brown participated in a 4H shooting sports competition Saturday, April 18 in Brownwood. He placed first in air pistol bullseye and first in air pistol silhouette.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • Posted April 21, 2015 • Photos
An exhibit of collages created by several members of the Fine Arts Association of the Hill Country is on exhibit at the Mason County Library for the month of April. Works by Dorett Townsend, Carol Kothmann, Nan Loeffler, Sue Kaan, and Rosemary Davis are on display in the cases by the front door and in the Cup and Chaucer part of the library.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • Posted April 21, 2015 • Photos
Certified Lunatics! Yes, three people in our area are going to be given certifications and pins by the Astronomical League on April 28th for observing 100 objects on the moon. “Lunar Observing 101” is the topic presented by. Ryan Behrens at MSG’s next meeting. Mason Star Gazers meeting will be on Tuesday, April 28, 6:30 at the Mason Library .
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • Posted April 21, 2015 • Photos
On Friday, April 17th, the Mason Square Museum had the privilege of hosting the Texas Historical Foundation. This organization’s main purpose is to grant “seed” money for smaller groups with an historical interest as opposed to the Texas Historical Commission which concentrates on “bigger stuff” such as the Battleship Texas.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 • Posted April 15, 2015 • Photos
For April and May the Stribling Room of the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library will be brightened with Pam Scott’s Pyramids in the Sand quilt. Pam commented, “Every quilter knows about half-square triangles. It is a basic block that everyone uses from time to time. My goal was to take this basic block and see if I could give a quilt texture and depth with just some variation in color.” Pam went on to say that the project was really easy and that she thinks that the finished produc ...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 • Posted April 15, 2015 • Photos
An ATTACK on the frontier outpost known as FORT MASON was of a different sort recently, as members of Mason’s Bed & Breakfast Association advanced from all sides to give a good ‘drubbing’ in cleaning the display rooms there. Recognizing the importance of this historic treasure to tourists and residents alike, the group offered to tackle this bit of housekeeping, showing pride in a local treasure. Armed with brooms & dustpans, window cleaners, dusters & rags, the group quickly went into ...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 • Posted April 15, 2015 • Photos
Each year members of the Texas Retired Teachers Association give back to their communities by serving others. TRTA members serve their communities by volunteering in schools, health care facilities, libraries, and churches; by participating in civic organizations and serving on boards and as officers of organizations; and by working on fundraisers and preparing meals.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 • Posted April 15, 2015
The Mason Garden Club was awarded several District V awards at the recent District V Spring Meeting held March 4 at Zilker Park in Austin. District V Director Sherie Clarkson, who is also a member of the Mason Garden Club, accepted the awards for the club. The club won first in the yearbook category and second for the president’s report.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 • Posted April 15, 2015
The Hilda Community Club will meet this coming Friday, April 17th at 6:30 p.m. in the Hilda Community Clubhouse on Hwy. 783. This will be a covered dish supper so all attending are asked to bring a dish to share. Hosts are Reuben and Doris Geistweidt. Drinks and desserts will be provided. We will have a special program that evening with The Mason Star Gazers coming to Hilda!
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 • Posted April 15, 2015
Join Texas Songwriters in the Round at Sandstone Cellars Winery on April 18th from 7-10PM for a spring time romp through musical fun! The featured musician for April is Allan Ray Redd from Llano Texas! Allan Ray Reed’s music can be described as one part Texas twang, one part Blues, and two parts Fun.
, President; Charles Eckert-Fort Chairman
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 • Posted April 10, 2015
The Mason County Historical Society Board wishes to thank all those Historical Society members, relatives, friends, and unknown customers who gave by their monetary gifts, saleable donations and for attending and buying at our two rummage sales on Mar. 21 and 28. The gifts of saleable items arrived at our Pecan St.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 • Posted April 10, 2015 • Photos
PIPER is a 7 month old female Heeler mix. She is a super sweet girl who LOVES attention. Piper does well with other dogs. She is a smart girl who would make a great companion. She has the cutest floppy ears and one of the happiest smiles we have seen.