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Wednesday, June 4, 2014 • Posted June 5, 2014 • Photos
Just in time for the hot summer days, the City of Mason swimming pool is now open to the public. These kids were enjoying the final days of school and holding their end of school parties at the pool to escape the heat.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 • Posted June 5, 2014 • Photos
The Llano Pioneers Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas once again received a Six Star Chapter Award at the 2014 DRT Annual State Convention, and President/Registrar Arlene Garey proudly presented it to the chapter during the awards luncheon on May 27th. The Six Star Chapter Award was established in 2001 and is bestowed to those chapters that meet criteria in the categories of Achievement (membership increase, CRT sponsorship, annual chapter reporting, promotion of Texas history, ...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 • Posted June 5, 2014
The Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library’s BOOK Club has selected Queen Sugar by Natalie Baszile for June. Charley Bordelon, the main character, doesn’t know why her late father left her eight hundred sprawling acres of sugarcane land in rural Louisiana. Recognizing this as a chance to start over, Charley and her eleven-year-old daughter, Micah, say good-bye to Los Angeles.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 • Posted June 5, 2014 • Photos
This beautiful girl is named Sky because of the color of her eyes. She is a beautiful Siamese mix that is probably a little under a year old. Sky is an absolute sweetheart. Constantly purring and wanting to be loved on. She is quite thin and will need some time to put on weight, but this kitty will make someone a great companion.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 • Posted June 5, 2014 • Photos
7 WW2 Veterans, including Mason’s Bill Brollier & Marshall Frazier, were treated to a P-51 Mustang ride by Freedom Flyers at the 2014 Fourth Annual Armed Forces Day Celebration & Fly-In held at Curtis Field in Brady on Saturday, May 17, 2014. P-51 ‘Pecos Bill’ Pilot and Freedom Flyers’ founder, Cowden Ward, Jr., enjoys providing the once-in-a-lifetime experience to WW2 Vets to say thank you for their service.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 • Posted June 5, 2014 • Photos
The Llano Country Opry will be staged on Saturday, June 7, at the Lantex Theater in downtown Llano. The show will begin at 7:30 PM and admission is $12 per person. Tickets are now on sale at the Llano Chamber of Commerce, Llano National Bank, Lively Computers or by calling (325) 247-5354. Dion Pride the son of legendary Country Music Hall of Famer, Charley Pride, will headline the monthly show.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 • Posted June 5, 2014
Not much is FREE these days. But, River of Life Church has been offering FREE Zumba and Weight lifting classes for the last five years. To celebrate this milestone, River of Life Church will be adding some additional classes to its weekly schedule. Yogalatis is a combination of Yoga and Pilates designed to encourage long, lean muscle growth and overall well-being.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 • Posted June 5, 2014
The staff at the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial want to recognize and thank our local banks for their ongoing support of Summer Reading. The Commercial Bank donated the Kindle Fire HD for the drawing. Mason Bank sponsored Read-to-Swim and provided swim passes and coupons for free Dairy Queen ice cream.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 • Posted June 4, 2014 • Photos
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 • Posted June 4, 2014 • Photos
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 • Posted June 4, 2014 • Photos
On Wednesday, May 14, 2014, we celebrated our mentors with a luncheon held in their honor at the MHS Commons Area. A special meal was prepared by the wonderful cafeteria staff, and a decadent dessert was made by Phyllis Almond (mother of Shanda Schmidt). After lunch and lots of chit chat, the mentors were applauded and commended by Mentor Coordinator-Lisa Heath, Elementary/Jr.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 • Posted May 29, 2014 • Photos
L-R: Margaret Brown, Kay Hudler, Gretchen Lange Qualls & Jan Appleby were in Austin on May 20th at the state capitol to receive recognition of the Reynolds-Seaquist House being chosen as one of the twelve Most Endangered Properties for 2014 by Preservation Texas. A press conference was held after the presentations and following lunch at the Capitol Grill, preservation workshops were held all afternoon.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 • Posted May 29, 2014 • Photos
The Mason County Republican Women were pleased to host this year’s scholarship winners, Caroline Hudson and Elijah Dickinson, at their May meeting. Both Mason High School seniors presented their essays on the historical significance and importance of the separation of powers. Caroline and Elijah will both attend Tarleton State University in the fall, studying education and civil engineering, respectively.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 • Posted May 29, 2014 • Photos
On June 18, Jennifer Walden, M.D., will begin seeing new patients at the Hill Country Memorial Surgery Center in Marble Falls. A native Texan, Dr. Walden recently relocated her cosmetic surgery practice from New York City to Austin. While in New York, Dr. Walden served at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital and Lenox Hill Hospital as an attending surgeon and program director for aesthetic surgery.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 • Updated May 29, 2014 2:00 PM • Photos
The Not So Serious Book Club met at Nacho’s in Mason on Wednesday May 14th. Hostesses were Patsy Hotard and Beverly Baker. Photo by Willeda Rea