Mason County News
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Wednesday, February 10, 2016 • Posted February 10, 2016
The Mason Garden Club will have it regular meeting on Tuesday, February 16, 2016, at 2 p.m. at the Mason County M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library, Stribling Room. Guest speaker will be Terry Fisher of Mullin who will present a program on “Wildlife through Photography”. If you like to see beautiful pictures of Texas wildlife and/or wish to learn more about taking your own photos, this is the program for you.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 • Posted February 10, 2016
The Hill Country Chapter of the Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers Association Auxiliary has traditionally offered scholarships to graduating high school seniors and continuing college students pursuing a college degree in Agriculture. It is once again time to apply for the scholarship for the school term of fall, 2016. This year there have been a few changes in our program, including the name of the organization and the person within it chairing the Scholarship committee.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 • Posted February 10, 2016 • Photos
KERRVILLE, TX: The Hill Country Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalist will be hosting Pauline Tom as their speaker for the Monday, February 22, 2016 monthly meeting. Pauline is the President of the Texas Bluebird Society and has conducted popular workshops on bluebird husbandry in many parts of the state during the past 15 years.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 • Posted February 10, 2016 • Photos
Michael Murphy has loaned for display at the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library his basket collection. These baskets have been collected from different places over the last 30 years. Most are from South Africa and represent the craft of basket making as a utilitarian as well as artistic enterprise.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 • Posted February 10, 2016 • Photos
The UIL Academic team had a successful contest at the Sonora Invitational UIL Meet on February 5th. Though the meet featured some high quality 3A schools, Mason students were very competitive, with several earning medals in the competition. In Extemporaneous Persuasive Speaking, senior James Durst won 1st Place. Three Mason students placed in Extemporaneous Informative Speaking.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 • Posted February 10, 2016 • Photos
Mason advanced two teams to compete at State at the District Cross-Examination Debate in Harper on February 8th. In all, Mason teams earned the top four spots at the meet. Monaco Schmidt and Luke Gillespie repeated last year’s district championship by winning Monday’s meet with a perfect record. Schmidt and Gillespie, both seniors, advanced all the way to the Octofinals at the State Meet last year and hope to top that mark when they compete in March. James Durst and Jackson Chapman placed ...
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 • Posted February 6, 2016 • Photos
4 Month Old Male German Sheperd Mix HANS is one sweet and adorable guy! If you are looking to add a new addition to your family Hans may be just what you are looking for. He is very social, playful and full of himself! Everything you would expect a 4 month old puppy to be.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 • Posted February 3, 2016 • Photos
Kelton Marek, Blanco Junior FFA member, exhibited the Reserve Grand Champion Steer at the recent Hill Country Junior Livestock Show at Kerrville. Holding the banner is Kelton's brother, Kolby Marek. They are the sons of Jason & Felice Marek, ag teachers at Blanco, and they are pictured at left. Also pictured is Shannon Worrell.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 • Posted February 3, 2016 • Photos
The Mason Study Club held its January meeting on the 27th in the Stribling Room of the Mason County Library. A soup and salad lunch was provided by our hostesses, Lynn Hedges (chairman), Jean Dudney, Mary Polk and Jan Appleby. Following lunch, the members were treated to a presentation by our special guest, Doreen Murphy.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 • Posted February 3, 2016 • Photos
Riata held their January meeting in the Stribling Room with hostesses Becky Griffith and Carol Dyal. We were fortunate to have John Davis as our guest speaker. John enlightened us with how to preserve our history through oral interviews. John spent more than 40 years helping to craft the nations view of Texas.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 • Posted February 3, 2016 • Photos
Kodi Ann Davis won Junior Showmanship at the 2016 Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo. She showed her 2nd place Heavy Weight wether goat, Bandit. She is pictured with her parents Robert and Candy Davis and sister Koda Joy. Her Breeders Garland and Joy Gallagher with Gallagher Show Goats .
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 • Posted February 3, 2016
The Library 42 Domino group will be meeting on Wednesday, February 10th at 1:30 in the afternoon. Come one, come all. Everyone is welcome. Bring a friend.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 • Posted February 3, 2016
Have you admired the beautiful quilts someone in your family or one of your friends has made and wished you could create one yourself? Now’s your chance to learn to quilt from an expert. Carolyn Thomas will begin her quilting class this Friday at 9:00 A.M. in the Stribling Room of the Mason Co.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 • Posted February 3, 2016 • Photos
It’s always interesting to ask visitors to the Mason Square Museum what brought them to our town. With Ron and Pam Davis, they saw the “Daytripper” episode and decided to make the trip. After a three hour drive, they had lunch at Santos and visited with Manny Silerio. They picked Santos because they are from Santo, Texas.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 • Posted February 3, 2016 • Photos
Our community of Mason has several Texas Master Naturalist who have gone through the 12 week training and continue with Advanced Training and offer Volunteer hours to a variety of projects. The mission of TMN is to develop a corps of well-informed volunteers to provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas with their communities.