Mason County News
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Wednesday, August 12, 2015 • Posted August 14, 2015
Members of the Hill Country TX Sheep & Goat Raisers Auxiliary met in Mason to approve the budget for the next year. Workers were eager to sign up for Farm and Ranch Days at LBJ Ranch Oct. 6, 7 & 8, the Food and Wine Festival Oct 24 as well as the 47th Annual Wool and Mohair Fashion Show October 27th.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 • Posted August 14, 2015
Wednesday, August 12, is 42 Game Day in the Stribling Room of the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library. Bring your dominoes and a partner if you can. Play begins at 2:00 P.M.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 • Posted August 13, 2015
Post 8554 will hold our August meeting on the 17th at 6:30 p.m. at the Post on Post Hill St. Topics for this meeting will include report from the district meeting in Kerrville on the 9th. Plans for future projects for Post. All questions about Mason VFW Post 8554 may be directed to Lawrence Spell, Post Commander, at 325-429-6224.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 • Posted August 13, 2015 • Photos
In June, Jackson Chapman traveled to A&M University to compete in the annual Texas 4-H State roundup competition. He earned the title of #1 state pianist and first-runner up in the over-all instrumental division of the competition. Congratulations Jackson!
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 • Posted August 13, 2015
The regular meeting of the Mason Garden Club will be on Tuesday, August 18, 2015, at 2 p.m. at the Mason County M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library, Stribling Room. This will be the annual membership drive, ice cream social, and installation of new officers for 2015-2016. There will also be a silde show featuring past members of the Mason Garden Club.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 • Posted August 13, 2015
SAN ANGELO - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s annual District 7 4-H Silver Clover Recognition Banquet recently honored 29 adult leaders at Zentner’s Daughter Steak House in San Angelo. The event, celebrating its 48th year, recognized the volunteers for their role in the success of AgriLife Extension’s West Central District 4-H youth program, said Garry Brannon, AgriLife Extension 4-H specialist at San Angelo.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 • Posted August 13, 2015
ger/aug 12 operation orphans By 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 31, November 21, December 5 and January 9. The October date will be an all girls’ hunt, while the remaining dates will be all boys’ hunts. This is the 56th year of the “Take a Child Hunting” program.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 • Posted August 13, 2015 • Photos
The officers of the Fine Arts Association of the Hill Country met on August 5 to put the final touches on program planning for the coming year. Highlights will include a photography session with Andrew Awalt; a program on creating altars (ofrendas) for Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos); a field trip to visit the San Antonio Museum of Art; a presentation by Debra Mastenbrook, organizer of the Rock Stacking Festival in Llano; and a workshop on using tessellations to kick-start your art.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 • Posted August 5, 2015 • Photos
On July 22, Hill Country Memorial Medical Group welcomed orthopedic surgeon Paul Phillips, III, MD, to its Fredericksburg office and to the HCM Specialty Clinic in Marble Falls. As part of the HCM orthopedic team, Phillips treats patients with injuries and diseases of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 • Posted August 5, 2015
The Board of Directors announced the names of the officers and directors of the Board for the coming year. Please welcome them aboard and give them your support and your ideas on how we can become a better golf course! President: Larry Cavaness Treasurer: Patsy Brandenberger Secretary: Jennie Armes (Jennie is a new member, and we welcome her!) Larry Smith, Willie Alba, John Olson, Matt Biggs, and Joe David Langehennig will continue their service as Board members. Lisa Brooks is a new addit ...
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 • Posted August 5, 2015
The Fredericksburg Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International announces a $500 scholarship to be awarded to a local female college student. Eligible applicants must be female, and either the student or her parents must reside in Gillespie, Mason, or Kimble counties. Applicant must be admitted to a teacher education program.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 • Posted August 5, 2015
The December 22, 1993, issue of the Mason County News contained the following Letter To The Editor: Dear Editor, Saturday, December 18, 1993, my bride and myself were passing through the community of Mason on our way to San Antonio, for a honeymoon on the River Walk. Our car's clutch quit on the square.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 • Posted August 5, 2015
The value of wildlife in Mason County seems pretty well established. Everyone with a ranch or even a small place knows how much hunters will pay per gun for a season lease. Deer, hogs, dove and sometimes quail attract sportsmen and women from all over Texas and even the rest of the country.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 • Posted August 5, 2015 • Photos
The winners during the annual Masonic Lodge Scholarship Roping competition were named at the conclusion of the event on Saturday evening. Left to right: in the 5 Cap, Marvin Wilson (heeler) and Dale Harrell (header). In the 11 Slide, Scott Fidler (header) and Allen Marth (heeler). Proceeds from the event help to fund the annual scholarships presented by the McCulloch Masonic Lodge in Mason.
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Wednesday, August 5, 2015 • Posted August 5, 2015 • Photos
The MCHS annual 2015 meeting will be held at The River of Life Church on Thursday, Aug. 13, at 7:00 p.m. We will present a PowerPoint photo program featuring drawings of the first Mason County schools. Several of the original schools drawn are just ruins now; and, there are others that don't exist at all anymore.