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Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 13, 2015 • Photos
Last Wednesday the Mason chapter of the National Honor Society held its 2014-2015 induction ceremony. Newly selected members listed from left to right are Cristina Mejia, Monaco Schmidt, Corrine Perlichek, Kayla Guice, Kirsten Allen, Katy Armstrong, Madison Anderson, Nick Martin, Levi Hofmann, Seth Hudson, James Durst, and Luke Gillespie. May 29th graduates with membership in the distinguished organization are pictured on the back row left to right: Paris Jones, Leah Pearman, James Perlicheck, ...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 13, 2015 • Photos
The Mason One Act Play company returns to State competition in Austin, hoping to recapture the championship title. No doubt, “The Death and Life of Larry Benson” by Reginald Rose is State quality. Now it is up to a panel of adjudicators to rank the top eight plays in Texas, Class 2A on May 27, 2015 in the McCullough auditorium on the University of Texas campus.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 7, 2015 • Photos
Justyn Tedder (left) and Ashley McLaughlin competed in state VASE , the Visual Art Scholastic Event, high school art competition in Dallas April 24-25th. Ashley and Margaret Graves (not shown) earned a rating of 4 for their works and received medals. This year 28,870 works of art from around the state competed, 1,785 qualified for the state competition and only 1,026 earned rating 4 medals.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 7, 2015 • Photos
The Crosby Cemetery Association Board is proud to announce that it recently received a $2000.00 grant from the Mason Community Foundation. The Board thanks the Foundation and the community for their generous donation. This grant will be utilized to improve Cemetery infrastructure. The Cemetery Association is committed to improving the appearance of the property by building of the new rock fence, adding signs, and improving access points. Crosby Cemetery is registered as the first burial ground ...
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 7, 2015 • Photos
Students in Mrs. Blair’s class traveled to Sonora on April 29th, to compete in the Best of the West Special Olympics. These athletes continued the tradition of the Mason Punchers and Cowgirls, bringing home 12 medals: 7 Gold, 4 Silver and 1 Bronze. Congratulations to Mrs. Blair and her students, and a big “Thank You” to the Sonora ISD for such a memorable experience!
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 7, 2015 • Photos
The Mason Study Club held its monthly meeting on April 22 in the Stribling Room of the Mason County Library. Hostesses were Barbara Brunken, chairman, Linnda Graham, Karen Olson and Jennifer Brinlee. Patti Grote gave a report on the status of the library - grants received, renovations to the building, classes offered, upcoming events and summer programs.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 7, 2015 • Photos
How many times have you heard that quote - “Age Before Beauty.” I hear it all the time when someone holds the door for me at Short Stop!! Poets throughout the ages have filled pages with paeans to beauty: “Thou are fair as the morning sun”, “Beauty is as beauty does,” etc., etc.
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Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 7, 2015
Are you the kind of consumer who reads reviews or looks for ratings before you shop? Wouldn’t it be helpful to have the same sort of ratings when choosing a hospital? Emergencies obviously call for rushing to the nearest hospital. But when you have time to plan, it’s worth looking around and deciding which hospital best meets your needs.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 7, 2015 • Photos
Please help me. My siblings and I were surrendered to the City Pound and we are wondering what we have done wrong. We are happy, playful and very well socialized bundles of love. We are looking for the special someone to love us and give us a good home. If you would like to find out more about adopting or fostering, please contact Second Chance – Mason Animal Rescue at 325/347-6929 or e-mail adoptions@secondchancemason.com
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 7, 2015 • Photos
The Fine Arts Association of the Hill Country was represented at the TAEA Visual Art Scholastic Event by members Nan Loeffler, Dayna Haines, and Marcy Wheeler. VASE was held April 24 and 25 at the Convention Center in Dallas. Loeffler, Haines, and Wheeler were among the group of fifty certified jurors who helped to pick the gold star achievement awards from a group of nearly two thousand outstanding works of art.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 7, 2015 • Photos
Truman Coe will be representing Marcus High School at the 6A state tennis tournament in college station may 12-13, 2015. He and his doubles partner, Sebastian Langdon placed first in districts and second at regionals in Arlington TX April 20th. Truman is the son of Truman and Dena Coe formerly Dena Hohn, Mason class ‘87, and grandson of Lola Hohn of Mason.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 7, 2015
At last week’s Scramble (4/29/15) we had four teams competing in some perfectly beautiful weather! Greg Gardner’s team of Marshal Frazier and Patsy Brandenberger placed first, at 4 strokes under par. Brad Lehmberg and Sheila Innis’s teams tied for second place at 2 strokes under par. Everyone seemed to have a great time and are looking forward to next week’s (5/6) Scramble.
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Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 6, 2015 • Photos
There is a crater on the moon named Mason….. how proud we are! Suzanne Bjork, Jarret Lingle and Bridget Langdale each received their Lunar Certificates and pins from the Astronomical League last week at the Mason Star Gazers (MSG) meeting. One hundred observations were achieved. Gideon Lingle finished his Star Puppy Program two weeks shy of his eleventh birthday.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 6, 2015 • Photos
The 1st Annual JP Murray, Sr WSPBR Memorial Bull Riding was held at Ft. Mason Park April 4, 2015. Over 300 people came out to support the cause and watch 33 bull riders from 35 to 65 years old compete for the $1500 Added Money and beautiful first place buckles.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 6, 2015
Dateline: May, 2, 2015; Comanche Creek Golf Course The day dawned bright and clear, with a light southwest wind blowing steadily. By mid-morning, the golf course started to awaken. The greens mowing machine coughed into life and the final manicuring of the putting surfaces began. Contestants started to arrive; teams were built, practice putts were made; a lot of golf stories were told around the club house.