Mason County News
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Wednesday, December 17, 2014 • Posted December 21, 2014 • Photos
During Thanksgiving, Mason County youth from churches all over the area showed up at First United Methodist Church to help distribute turkeys and dinner preparation kits for families to make for their holiday meal.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 • Posted December 21, 2014 • Photos
Robbie Simon now leads the scoring for the ShortStop Grocery Big Buck Contest with a score of 50 points. His buck had 5.5" bases, 9 points, 17.5" wide and 12.5" high.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 • Posted December 21, 2014 • Photos
Each year the PTO has their annual poinsettia fund raiser! It once again was a success, thanks to all of you who purchased some of the beautiful plants! The students who sold the most poinsettias were awarded prizes for all their hard work. The 2014 Poinsettia contest winners were: Elementary winner Trevor Loeffler; Jr.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 • Posted December 21, 2014 • Photos
The decorating contest sponsored by ShortStop and NuWay Grocery came to a conclusion on Monday night when a team of judges from out of town met at the home of Charles and Linda Reichenau to begin their duties. After enjoying a dinner so that darkness could fall, Charlie and Linda ferried the judges all over the town to take a look at the many homes that had entered the competition.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 • Posted December 17, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Museum on the Square is celebrating Christmas. Last week the “Mason County News” showed a photograph of antique and vintage Christmas decorative items on loan by Pam Spiller, daughter of Wilburn (“Wibby”) & Faye Shearer. These items will take us all back in time from the Snow Village to the Santa Claus faces.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 • Posted December 17, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Study Club held its Annual Christmas Party on the evening of December 11 at the lovely home of Gene and Nan Larrimore. A walk through the Larrimore home will certainly put you in the Christmas spirit where you will find a Christmas tree in every room! The Social Committee is responsible for organizing the Christmas Party and they did a superb job.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 • Posted December 17, 2014
First Grade A Honor Roll Maya Aguero Travis Bendele Ainsley Burns Joleen Dominguez Cade Dudney Christian Gammill Gabriela Garcia Matthew Harney Audey Henniger Kelton Jordan Haley Katzenmaier Kalen Langehennig Trevor Loeffler Travis Lucero Owen Mansell Marilyn Martinez Vasquez Cienna Martinez Corbin Martinez Soyla Martinez Patricio Olvera Alejandra Ortiz Tyler Parker Jaxson Reichenau Rayder Row Michael Segura Briley Sizemore Evelyn Spaulding Zailey Torres Brenda Tre ...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 • Posted December 17, 2014 • Photos
Cy Nobles a third grader at Mason Elem killed this 14 point buck on his grandparent's ranch south of Brady this past weekend. Cy is the son of Brandi Nobles, and grandson of Willie Carter and the late Tina Carter of Mason.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 • Posted December 17, 2014 • Photos
Frances Toeppich was the winner of the rifle raffled by the Mason VFW Post 8554. Pictured is Carl Tapp, Post Quartermaster, presenting Frances with her new rifle. Frances says “I never win anything.” How about now Frances? Congrats.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 • Posted December 17, 2014
The Puncher Club has been a major supporter of all Mason sports, both boys and girls, for years. Their latest undertaking has been the new field house facility at the Puncherdome. They have taken on a huge financial responsibility with this project and are currently obligated to over $100K. Puncher Club would like to help the school district offset some of the expenses associated with the state championship game.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 • Posted December 11, 2014 • Photos
Strolling Christmas Carolers for the Mason Art Walk, Dec 5th. At their visit to Arnold Art Gallery.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 • Posted December 11, 2014 • Photos
The "Not So Serious Book Club" enjoyed their Thanksgiving/Christmas gathering at the home of George and K. K. Brannies. Not only are the ladies not entirely "serious", they are also just a step away from anonymous, as they prefer to be identified as a fun group, not as individual members!
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 • Posted December 11, 2014 • Photos
The Parish Hall at St. Joseph’s Hall was the scene of the action for the local art community last Friday and Saturday. Many members of the Fine Arts Association of the Hill Country brought their paintings, photographs and crafts for review and sale at their annual show. The show was well attended and enjoyed by all.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 • Posted December 11, 2014 • Photos
Children from Mason Elementary recently toured businesses around the courthouse square to learn more about the jobs people do and where they work.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 • Posted December 11, 2014 • Photos
Once again the citizens of Mason have stepped up to show their support of the work done by Second Chance - Mason Animal Rescue to find excellent, loving homes for the abandoned dogs and cats in our City and County. On behalf of Second Chance we would like to express our deep and sincere gratitude to our gracious hostess Kay Hudler who opened her heart and beautiful home last Thursday, December 4th to all the guests who attended in support of the work of the non-profit organization.