Mason County News
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Wednesday, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 4, 2014 • Photos
Author Karen Watson addressed the Mason County Republican Women on Wednesday, November 19th at their bi-monthly meeting.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 4, 2014 • Photos
The Heinrich Conrad Pluenneke Reunion was recently held at the new fellowship hall at the Hilda United Methodist Church. Approximately 35 family members attended, coming from as far away as Wichita, KS, Sedona, AZ, and San Diego, CA. As usual, there was enough food for an army and everyone enjoyed the time visiting and catching up on family news!
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 4, 2014 • Photos
Mike Innis took his grandson, Justin Sullivan, and his son-in-law, Paul, out for a hunt Friday morning, with no real expectations of even seeing any deer! Right at 7:00 a.m., this healthy young doe showed up and Justin knocked her down with one shot!
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 4, 2014 • Photos
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 4, 2014 • Photos
Tony Plutino (Llano River Region Adventures) hosted his last large group of the year this past weekend with Professor Andre Droxler and his Rice University undergraduate students who are taking his Earth Science course. These students are pursuing a variety of mostly non-Earth Science majors and are taking Professor Droxler’s course as an elective.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 4, 2014 • Photos
The Llano Pioneers Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas participated in the Genealogy Fair and Research Workshop that was held Saturday 22nd at the Kingsland Library. The event was sponsored by the Llano Uplift Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and there were both men’s and women’s Texas patriotic organizations represented who spoke about their individual organization and Chapter.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 4, 2014 • Photos
John Preston Parrish was the winner of the Alpha Beta Psi coloring contest, and as a result, was chosen to flip the switch on Saturday night to turn on the lights around the square as part of Light Up Our Town.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 3, 2014
The Mason Garden Club met on Nov. 18, 2014, at the Stribling Room of the Mason County Library. The program was given by Cody Bridges, our Mason County Extension Agent & Texas AgriLife Extension on “Rainwater Harvesting and Water Management.” Drought areas in Texas and especially the Mason area was discussed.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 • Posted November 27, 2014 • Photos
Members of the Mason Community Foundation and Alpha Beta Psi community service organization take time to celebrate the wonderful new playground at Steady Steps Children’s Weekday Ministry at the First United Methodist Church in Mason. Both of these groups provided grant money to help with the new playground. As you can see, the Steady Steppers LOVE it!
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 • Posted November 27, 2014 • Photos
Riata held its regular meeting in the Community Room of the Mason Bank, Jerrie Owens served as hostesses and Pat Tucker as co-hostess. Kay Evans presented the program on her recent trip to Africa. Kay presented a very informative program using a video and explaining the different projects the people of Rwanda, which means, United are engaged in such as manmade Bee hives , spin, dye and make their own yarn , True Vineyard greeting cards made from recycled paper.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 • Posted November 27, 2014 • Photos
MASON, TEXAS - Representatives from Mason Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) met at 2:00 p.m., November 18, 2014, at Mason Bank, 111 Westmoreland Street, Mason, Texas, to present a $12,000 Partnership Grant Program (PGP) award to Mason County Habitat for Humanity (MCHFH). MCHFH was formed in 2002 with the goal of building one home per year.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 • Posted November 27, 2014 • Photos
On Thursday, November 20, the Spanish 1 class of Mrs. Tammi Pinter spent the morning practicing their Spanish with the group Desayuno con Carmen (Breakfast with Carmen). This is a weekly group of individuals who want to learn and practice conversational Spanish led by Carmen Griffith of Mason. Meetings occur on Thursdays at 9am at the Mason County M.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 • Posted November 27, 2014 • Photos
Well, it goes without saying that Buddy’s last ride was amazing in its own right and now he has had another one. Standing on the outside step of the ambulance for 18-21 miles is no small feat, especially if you only have four small feet. He was using all four paws on that twisty, winding, narrow, bumpy, one lane bridge, cattle guard infested ride.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 • Posted November 26, 2014
Operation Orphans, Inc. will be hosting the third deer hunt for underprivileged kids Saturday, December 6. At present, an additional 12 kids wish to participate but Operation Orphans is short ranches and places to hunt. Whether you can host one child or more, Operation Orphans is asking your help to get these kids the opportunity to spend a day in the outdoors. We are grateful to those who came to our aid for the November hunt.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 • Posted November 26, 2014 • Photos
I’ve often wondered why so many people believe that in order to donate to a “foundation” that you have to donate hundreds or thousands of dollars. This is definitely NOT the case. Just think, if 100 Mason folks donated $10 to the Seaquist Foundation we’d have $1,000; 100 donations of $25 and we’d have $2,500!