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Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014 • Photos
Rainbow Prism, Pam Scott’s latest quilting creation, is on display in the Stribling Room of the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library. Pam commented, “This is another modern quilt that reflects my fascination with color. I saw the pattern online, and it just made me happy! I couldn’t wait to try it with some of my favorite jewel tone fabrics.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014 • Photos
Tim Osbourn gave an informational program at the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library on Oct. 9. Mr. Osbourn explains Medicare basics, supplemental plans, open enrollment, and changes in Medicare. He will be returning to the library in December for one more session before the open enrollment period ends.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014 • Photos
Mason Bank has given a donation to the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library for the Old Yeller Literary Association. The Association holds Old Yeller Day and will host a Winter Book Festival with authors, storytellers, and other events relating to the theme of the book chosen for the Community Read.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Square Museum is currently featuring a special display of firemen and firewomen equipment. The equipment is from the Mason Volunteer Fire Department and includes some old, well used items and some newer items. As an example of old, a red bandana is on display symbolizing the first breathing equipment for smoke.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014 • Photos
Members of Fort Mason Board meet monthly and discuss maintaining and repairing of the fort property. Recent improvements include stabilization of the walls with metal rods, and plastering and painting cracked areas. The Officers Quarters now needs clean up for a possible Open House for Christmas, roof replacement, plus painting of windows and frames.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014
This past weekend the Puncher HS band competed at the Heart of Texas Marching Festival in Early, Texas. The band received a 1st division rating from the judges. “Overall the band played well, but we didn’t march our best. We have a lot of things we can improve on before our real competition next weekend,” said Bobby Halamicek.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 15, 2014
RCIA is a process of inquiry and exploration of the Christian Faith for those who have an interest in Catholicism; and, for those who want to deepen their understanding of the teachings of the faith. Materials used in the class are the Catholic Bible, the US Adult Catholic Catechism and the “Catholicism Series,” by Father Robert Barron.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 15, 2014
The regular meeting of the Mason Garden Club will be held on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the Mason County M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library, Stribling Room. Brenda Pape, Mason weaver, will give a program on “The Art of Spinning and Weaving.” Brenda will be demonstrating her techniques of these time-honored crafts.
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Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 15, 2014
On the 18th of October, the VFW honors women that have served in the military. The Mason Post will have a ceremony on the 20th of October at 6:30 p.m. at the Post to honor these brave women. The ceremony will take place before our regular monthly meeting. And we invite all interested parties to attend.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Updated October 15, 2014 6:38 PM
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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 9, 2014 • Photos
Sadie Ross, daughter of Crystal Ross, celebrated her 9th birthday with friends on September 28 at a special showing of Guardians of the Galaxy at the Odeon. She asked that instead of the usual presents that kids get, that everyone bring food for rescued dogs and cats. On Wednesday, October 1, Sadie delivered this bounty of pet food to Topaz Confections for Second Chance Mason Animal Rescue.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 9, 2014 • Photos
While at the State Fair the Mason County 4-Hers had a great showing. In the swine barn Kinsley Jordan had a 6th place Black OPB while Sierra Martin had a 6th place Hampshire. Meanwhile, in the lamb barn Sierra Martin had a 4th place heavy weight Medium wool, Aspen Martin had the Reserve Champion Fine Wool, and Dakota Martin had the Reserve Champion Hair Sheep.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 9, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Study Club set up tables and supplied plenty of smooth river rocks and paint for “Painted Rocks Rock” at Old Yeller Days on September 27 on the Courthouse Square. This free activity is always a big hit with kids of all ages.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 9, 2014 • Photos
Mason resident Kathleen Love had two horses in the recent Novice Horse competition, and they did exceptionally well. Both horses were ridden by Mike Crumpler of Burnet, Texas.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 9, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Community Foundation recently presented a grant check to the Mason Community Choir. They will present the program “When Earth Received Her King” on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 6:00 p.m., at the First United Methodist Church. Rehearsals begin 6:00 p.m. Oct. 13. Call Lynn Reichenau at 347-5608 if interested in singing.