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Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Updated October 15, 2014 6:38 PM
Second Grade A Honor Roll Kaymie Alba Conley Bownds Kimbrea Broyles Caeleb Carter Serafina Cox Kalli Criswell Reegan Evans Taylor Garcia Walker Ince Garrett Lindsay Scout Magnus Emma McCrea Matthew Norman Trevyr Parker John Preston Parrish Micayla Price Angel Quintero Cannon Rabon Chantz Reed Carlton Schmidt Patricio Segura Annie Vancleave Russell Watson Michelle Weiner AB Honor Roll Brogan Barnett Jerimiah Boone Marcos Chavarria Cannon Jacoby Maximus Jurek Riley ...
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.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 9, 2014
Operation Orphans, Inc. needs additional ranches to host children November 15. Operation Orphans, Inc. hosts each year approximately 250 children who hunt on area ranches, harvesting excess deer and enjoying an outdoor experience they will remember all their lives. Children who participate are in child care facilities or foster homes. Area ranchers use this program as a means to harvest excess animals (does, feral hogs, management bucks) and touch the lives of youngsters who have had a diffi ...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 8, 2014 • Photos
As my son can attest, I usually react angrily when someone sneaks up behind me and scares me. Therefore, during the Halloween season, (and when he’s home from college) I am extra vigilant, as scaring people seems to be the norm in October. However, we Scarlet Punchers, being older than dirt, have reached the point where nothing scares us (except maybe the possibility of gasoline going up in price again).
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 8, 2014
The arrests of several celebrated professional athletes who some may call heroes have made national news. With widespread criticism of the way the NFL has handled these initial cases of child and domestic abuse, more incidents are unfortunately surfacing. Until recently, these players have not only escaped accountability and sanctions on game day, but have also somehow retained their images as positive role models. It seems that the word “hero” is thrown around quite loosely these days.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 8, 2014 • Photos
Mason artist Kim Paxson set the stage for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle at her opening at the Arnold Gallery on the First Friday Artwalk. Hints and clues were embedded in her acrylic and watercolor paintings, in the finely woven textiles with intricate woolen patterns and lastly in her graphite “Vail of Dreams “ which showcased her artistic depth.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 2, 2014 • Photos
The Mason County Historical Society at Ole Yeller Day. They officially started a fund to raise money to replace the roof on Fort Mason.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 2, 2014 • Photos
Carol Kothmann, Dana Butler and Corrine Wright enjoyed a trip to Spain and Portugal with seven other friends. This was an adventure in cultural and sociological studies. The culinary experience far exceeded all expectations!
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 2, 2014 • Photos
Pictured is (JJ) Jody R. Ake II with his Archery medals for 2014. The medals are as follows: 1st. place Callahan county 4H junior 3d Compound Aided; 1st. place McCulloch county 4H junior 3d Compound Aided; 1st. place Cherokee Archery Club junior 3d Compound Aided; 1st. place Cherokee Archery Club Wounded Warrior Shoot junior 3d Compound Aided; 1st.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 2, 2014 • Photos
Riata held its first meeting of their new year in the Mason Bank community room with CJ Reardon and Laura Tallent as hostesses. A salad luncheon was provided by the first half of the membership. KK Brannies, Vice President handed out new year books . Riata is looking forward to another year of productive activity, always striving to help the needs of our community.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 2, 2014 • Photos
Linda Basham is a new volunteer at the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library. Linda works the front desk primarily, but she’s willing to do whatever’s to hand. She is a Registered Nurse, and she and her husband moved here about a year-and-a-half ago from Midland where she worked as an oncology nurse and then a Hospice nurse.