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Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015 • Photos
Ella IS A VERY SWEET LONG HAIRED DACHSHUND/TERRIER MIX We rescued her from the pound in January and after joining her foster family we found that she was quite far along in a pregnancy. Ella had 7 puppies that have now all found their forever homes. Now it is time for Ella to find her perfect family.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015 • Photos
Mason Elementary is honored to host Janna Bierschwale’s author visit on Monday, May 4 in the Elementary Library. Abby and the Stolen Bone is a delightful book for all ages. Follow the twisted trail with two little dogs as they learn a lesson in stealing and forgiveness. The unique tale is based on a true story of two Jack Russell Terriers on one of their many adventures.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015 • Photos
The Mason County 4H Archery crew did very well at Callahan county this past weekend at their first 4H sanctioned Archery shoot. In the Intermediate Field Competiton, Daniel Gainer Jr. won 1st, JJ Ake won 2nd, and KO Tedder won 3rd. In the intermediate Modified 600 competition, Daniel Gainer Jr.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015
The Hill Country CattleWomen want to thank everyone who made our 2nd Annual Spring Round-Up, which was held at Pat’s Hall in Fredericksburg, a big success. Your support helps us give deserving college students scholarships and our ability to promote the beef industry. Our May meeting will be hosted by the Llano county members, and will be held on May 19, 2015.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015
This is an experiment! I’m going to try to whip up a little news letter for the Wednesday evening Scramble players. I’ll talk about the previous week winning teams, course conditions, tournaments that are coming up, golf clubs and golf balls that are getting some press in Golf Digest or Golf Magazine or any of them I come across on the internet.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015 • Photos
The Mason High School UIL Academic team competed at the Regional Meet in Corpus Christi this last weekend, and three students advanced to compete at the State Meet. Jackson Taylor won 1st Place in Poetry Interpretation. Luke Gillespie placed 2nd in Informative Extemporaneous Speaking, and James Durst placed 2nd in Persuasive Extemporaneous Speaking.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • Posted April 21, 2015 • Photos
Mason Garden Club had their Spring Plant Sale Saturday, April 11, 2015, at the Mason County Library. The sale was held by the Old Yella Statue and the blooming roses and blooming Spanish lavender, which were planted and cared for by the Mason Garden Club. There were a large variety of plants for sale, including vegetable, flowering, herbs, vines, perennials, small shrub starts, and house plants (some which clean the air in the house).
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • Posted April 21, 2015
Once again members of the Mason community demonstrated their support for the library. Dozens of Mason residents along with several visitors in the area came to the library during the annual Friends of the Library Book and Bake sale. They purchased gently used books, CDs, DVDs and baked goods. Sales were brisk, buyers were generous and every penny will go directly to the library.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • Posted April 21, 2015 • Photos
The Cherokee Archery Shoot was held on April 11th. Whitt Tedder was named 1st Place Juniors; JJ Ake 2nd Place, Daniel Gainer 1st Place, KO Tedder 3rd Place Intermediate. Not pictured Whitney Gainer 1st Place.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • Posted April 21, 2015 • Photos
Colby Brown participated in a 4H shooting sports competition Saturday, April 18 in Brownwood. He placed first in air pistol bullseye and first in air pistol silhouette.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • Posted April 21, 2015 • Photos
An exhibit of collages created by several members of the Fine Arts Association of the Hill Country is on exhibit at the Mason County Library for the month of April. Works by Dorett Townsend, Carol Kothmann, Nan Loeffler, Sue Kaan, and Rosemary Davis are on display in the cases by the front door and in the Cup and Chaucer part of the library.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • Posted April 21, 2015 • Photos
Certified Lunatics! Yes, three people in our area are going to be given certifications and pins by the Astronomical League on April 28th for observing 100 objects on the moon. “Lunar Observing 101” is the topic presented by. Ryan Behrens at MSG’s next meeting. Mason Star Gazers meeting will be on Tuesday, April 28, 6:30 at the Mason Library .
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • Posted April 21, 2015 • Photos
On Friday, April 17th, the Mason Square Museum had the privilege of hosting the Texas Historical Foundation. This organization’s main purpose is to grant “seed” money for smaller groups with an historical interest as opposed to the Texas Historical Commission which concentrates on “bigger stuff” such as the Battleship Texas.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 • Posted April 15, 2015 • Photos
For April and May the Stribling Room of the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library will be brightened with Pam Scott’s Pyramids in the Sand quilt. Pam commented, “Every quilter knows about half-square triangles. It is a basic block that everyone uses from time to time. My goal was to take this basic block and see if I could give a quilt texture and depth with just some variation in color.” Pam went on to say that the project was really easy and that she thinks that the finished produc ...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 • Posted April 15, 2015 • Photos
An ATTACK on the frontier outpost known as FORT MASON was of a different sort recently, as members of Mason’s Bed & Breakfast Association advanced from all sides to give a good ‘drubbing’ in cleaning the display rooms there. Recognizing the importance of this historic treasure to tourists and residents alike, the group offered to tackle this bit of housekeeping, showing pride in a local treasure. Armed with brooms & dustpans, window cleaners, dusters & rags, the group quickly went into ...