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Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted August 6, 2014 • Photos
Mason’s Scarlet Punchers, those fun-loving, frivolous “women of a certain age,” who like to don purple attire and red hats, survived “Christmas in July,” our luncheon last month, with “party manners” intact. As you may or may not know, this was more difficult than you’d expect, given that part of Christmas in July was a Chinese Auction, where items were chosen, unwrapped, displayed, coveted, stolen, then stolen again.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted August 6, 2014 • Photos
At 8:00 a.m., Saturday, September 27, 2014, the Mason Lions Club's 8th Annual Gem of the Hill Country 5 & 10 K Run/Walk will take place. Starting on the south side of the Mason County courthouse next to the old jail, participants will wind through the neighborhoods and onto a perimeter road that passes historic Fort Mason, offering one of the most beautiful scenic views in the hill country. I've said more or less the same thing over the past seven years and still can't think of a better way of ...
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted August 6, 2014
Hundreds of spiritually oriented people from the far reaches of Texas and beyond will converge at the Boerne Civic Center during the weekend of August 8–10 to explore their personal opportunities for greater spiritual growth and service. The occasion? Eckankar’s 2014 Texas regional seminar entitled, Adventures in the Light and Sound of God.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted August 6, 2014
KERRVILLE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will co-conduct two “Facing the Quail Decline” workshops in Kerr and Mason counties in September. The programs will have similar formats, but speakers and topics will vary to fit the respective area. Both begin with registration from 7:30-8 a.m.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted August 6, 2014 • Photos
Five members of the Mason FFA Chapter recently attended the 86th Annual State FFA Convention held in Ft. Worth, Texas July 14-18, 2014. This event gives students the opportunity to represent their school on a state level with leadership skills. Members are also recognized for their achievements for the year along with scholarship recognition through FFA. Price Ruffin, son of Troy and Cara Ruffin, was presented with an FFA scholarship during the the Fifth General Session of the State Convention ...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014 • Photos
Georgie is an adorable 5 lb Chihuahua that was picked up by animal control and no one has come to claim him. He has some super long toenails and A LOT of fleas, but with a day at the doggie spa he will be ready to go! This little guy loves to play.If you are interested in fostering or adopting please contact us.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 30, 2014 • Photos
Terry Hensley and her husband Chuck attended the Mary Kay Seminar in Dallas where Terry represented her unit of 175 consultants in the $450,000 Unit Club. Terry joined Mary Kay in 1981 as a consultant and became a director in 1988. She is currently driving her 10th pink Cadillac. When asked why she and her husband decided to move from San Antonio to Mason three years ago, she responded, "Chuck and I were wanting a small town that had the same values with which we both grew up.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 30, 2014 • Photos
The Regional Advisory Committee on Aging (RACOA) provides a valuable service by helping the Area Agency on Aging identify needs, develop accessible services, target resources in your community and others in the Concho Valley Region. They advise and make recommendations to the Area Agency on Aging of the Concho Valley on Aging matters.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 30, 2014 • Photos
Nancy Sterling is the Artist of the Month at the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library. Her work will be exhibited throughout the month of August. Nancy is originally from Ohio, but she has lived in Arizona, California, and Virginia before finally coming to Texas. Nancy stated, “I try to capture beauty in painting using oil, water color, pencil and colored pencil and recently began using acrylic.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 30, 2014
Our Summer Meltdown Challenge is still in full swing. The drawing for the July monthly winners will be this week. The Challenge will wrap up on August 15th with a covered dish luncheon at River of Life Church-more news to come on the luncheon. New monthly activity tracking cards for August will be available from the leaders at the end of this week (they will be blue).
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 30, 2014
We are so excited to announce that we will be starting a Mother’s Day Out program called, Kingdom Kids, at River of Life Church. Our mission is to provide a loving, Christ centered environment where children are nurtured and mothers needs are met. The program will be offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 30, 2014
The Area Agency on Aging is pleased to provide three remaining opportunities for individuals in our community to come learn more about the Star+Expansion. The first presentation was held at the Concho Valley Council of Governments Training Center on Wednesday, July 23rd at 1:30 pm with 24 people in attendance.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 24, 2014
Our show this year is called “Who is your favorite superhero?” You can find a copy of the schedule on the Mason HS Website Band page. Also the students should have received an email at their school email address that has dates for the summer band schedule as well as the entire year’s schedule.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 24, 2014
The Heart of Texas Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas (DRT) has been busy this summer. Most Chapters take a break during the summer months, but the local Chapter has had several major projects on its calendar. Just for fun, the Chapter participated in the Independence Day Parades in Brady and Mason for the sixth straight year.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 24, 2014
The following letter was sent to the News by Tyson Broad. It was sent to the Junction City Council to state the group's opposition to the construction of a new truck stop facility on the North Llano River in Junction. July 14, 2014 Mayor Raymond McDonald Junction City Council 730 Main Street Junction, Texas 76849 Dear Mayor McDonald and Council Members: The South Llano Watershed Alliance (SLWA) is a non-profit organization of landowners and interested stakeholders whose mission is to pre ...