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Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 25, 2014 • Photos
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 25, 2014 • Photos
This is RANGER with his foster kitten CORNELIA MARI! Ranger was adopted from Second Chance over a year ago, and now lives in Fredericksburg. He and his mom hugely support Second Chance and the Mason community by fostering dogs and cats that we rescue. Because of fosters like Ranger and his mom we have saved over 200 dogs and over 120 cats!
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014
Graduation hit the Mason tennis team very hard in 2014 as they graduated ten seniors. Traci Jordon took with her four state championships, Price Ruffin took two, and Coby Velez had one gold and one silver medal at state and is now playing at Schreiner College. Claudia Canfield took two silver medals at state and Nick Dyer, her mixed partner, went off to college with one silver.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014
The Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library is organizing a new Chess Club! The first meeting and game night will be Thursday, Oct. 2 at 6:00 P.M. in the Stribling Room. Anyone who is interested in playing chess or learning how to play can join at no cost. Please bring your chess set if you have one, and you are welcome to bring drinks and snacks.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014 • Photos
On Wednesday, September 17th the The Republican Women of Mason County held their bi-monthly meeting in the Stribling Room of the Mason County Library. The guest speaker was Walter Williams of the Arms of Hope. This organization runs the Medina Children’s Home in Medina and the Boles Children’s Home in Quinlan, Texas.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Garden Club met Tuesday, September 16th at the Sonlight Orchards Barn. Don Durflinger, owner and local grower, gave a program on the care and growing of apple. He and his wife, Shelia, gave a guides tour of the orchard and how to correctly pick apples. Members were able to pick some of the apples after the tour.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014
Comanche Creek golf course would like to thank Mason Bank for sponsoring it’s 26th year fundraiser for the golf course. This year, with the help of Mason Bank and winners who donated their prize money back, we were able to raise $1,600. The money will help to pay off one of our new purchases, “The Beast”.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman K. Michael Conaway (R-Texas) invites students interested in attending the military service academies to apply for a nomination. To be considered for appointment to a service academy, an applicant must meet eligibility requirements and be nominated by an authorized person, including a member of the U.S.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014 • Photos
Anna M. Gillespie, a native South Texan, is the Artist of the Month at the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial library. She was born and raised in Poteet, Texas, located in Atascosa County. Poteet, a farming and ranching community, is known for its annual Strawberry Festival. She is a proud descendant of pioneer families of this area.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014 • Photos
September 9, 2014 marked the beginning of a great new schedule of upcoming events for the Fine Arts Association of the Hill Country (FAAHC). In a meeting chaired by president, Rosemary Davis, a full and exciting list of arts demonstrations, lectures and local shows highlighted the schedule. Rosemary encouraged members to exhibit their art at the upcoming Old Yeller Days celebration to be held on September 27, 2014, at the courthouse square.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014 • Photos
Mason Bank hosted their annual scramble last Saturday. Here are the results.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014 • Photos
St. Paul Lutheran Church youth and adults participated recently in the “God’s Work. Our Hands.” Day of Service, a special day for ELCA Lutheran congregations across the United States to gather to serve communities in ways that share the love of God with all of God’s people. The volunteers enjoyed a wonderful afternoon helping to beautify a Mason County Habitat for Humanity home for a deserving family.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 17, 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, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 17, 2014
NOTE: On the weekend of October 11-12, 2014, the new Mass Time Schedule will take effect; and, following the weekend, the daily Mass Schedule will be effective. Saturday- 4:00 p.m. Sunday - 10:30 a.m. Friday - 5:30 p.m.* First Friday Reconciliation/Confession will be taken up from 4:45 to 5:20 p.m. Reconciliation/Confession will be at 3:15 to 3:45 p.m.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 17, 2014
Do you like to play chess? Wish you had new opponents? The Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library is trying to organize a chess club that would meet here. If you’re interested, please call the Library at 325-347-5446.