Mason County News
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Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 2, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Study Club kicked off it’s new year with lunch and a meeting on September 24 at the Stribling Room of the Mason County Library. The hostesses for the meeting were Diane Evans, chairman, Judy Branch, Carol Holmes, Mary Carlman and Pam Scott. The special guest speakers were Scott Zesch and Jan Appleby who gave a presentation, including a most informative and entertaining slide show, on the Sequist House: Past, Present and Future.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 2, 2014 • Photos
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 2, 2014 • Photos
Last Saturday marked the 8th Annual Gem of the Hill Country 5/10k as one of the best ever. Great weather and good competition - who could ask for more? 53 year old Javier Escobar was the overall winner in the 5K race scorching the hilly course in 20:42. Right behind him was Sarah Pledger who broke the old women’s course record by more than two minutes with a time of 20:48.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 1, 2014 • Photos
SCOUT! Scout is a beautiful 1 – ½ year old Red Heeler Mix who is an absolute sweetheart. He was found out in the country, and was in very poor condition. The poor guy had not seen a decent meal in quite some time. A loving family took care of him until Second Chance could get him in to a foster home.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 1, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Art Walk is back for its fall season and will be in full swing at the Mason Artisan Gallery on Friday, October 3 and Saturday, October 4. Come for wine and snacks from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday and meet the local artists and artisans whose works are available for sale in this diverse collection.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 1, 2014
The Wesley Nurse at First United Methodist Church invites you to take part in a grief and loss support group open to all citizens in the Mason area. The focus of the support group is to offer a time of listening and caring while participants work through the loss of someone, or something dear to them.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 1, 2014 • Photos
What better place to operate a family owned business than in Mason, Texas, where family and “good ole country” values are practiced on a day to day basis? Daniel and Emilie Davidson together with David and Sandra Davidson feel blessed to have been able to move their almost four year old trucking company to Mason this past April.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 1, 2014 • Photos
Karen Haefs has represented Family Heritage for five years and has been protecting families in the Mason County area with this affordable protection for over a year. Family Heritage (www.familyheritagelife.com) is an industry-leading provider of life and supplemental health insurance products. The company specializes in life insurance and cancer, heart disease, stroke and accident insurance products that provide benefits beyond traditional health insurance.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 1, 2014 • Photos
First State Bank Central Texas awarded a donation to the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library for the Old Yeller Literary Association. The Association organizes Old Yeller Day. The Association will hold a Winter Book Festival in February with authors and speakers related to the book chosen for the Community Read.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 25, 2014 • Photos
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 25, 2014 • Photos
This is RANGER with his foster kitten CORNELIA MARI! Ranger was adopted from Second Chance over a year ago, and now lives in Fredericksburg. He and his mom hugely support Second Chance and the Mason community by fostering dogs and cats that we rescue. Because of fosters like Ranger and his mom we have saved over 200 dogs and over 120 cats!
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014
Graduation hit the Mason tennis team very hard in 2014 as they graduated ten seniors. Traci Jordon took with her four state championships, Price Ruffin took two, and Coby Velez had one gold and one silver medal at state and is now playing at Schreiner College. Claudia Canfield took two silver medals at state and Nick Dyer, her mixed partner, went off to college with one silver.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014
The Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library is organizing a new Chess Club! The first meeting and game night will be Thursday, Oct. 2 at 6:00 P.M. in the Stribling Room. Anyone who is interested in playing chess or learning how to play can join at no cost. Please bring your chess set if you have one, and you are welcome to bring drinks and snacks.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014 • Photos
On Wednesday, September 17th the The Republican Women of Mason County held their bi-monthly meeting in the Stribling Room of the Mason County Library. The guest speaker was Walter Williams of the Arms of Hope. This organization runs the Medina Children’s Home in Medina and the Boles Children’s Home in Quinlan, Texas.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Garden Club met Tuesday, September 16th at the Sonlight Orchards Barn. Don Durflinger, owner and local grower, gave a program on the care and growing of apple. He and his wife, Shelia, gave a guides tour of the orchard and how to correctly pick apples. Members were able to pick some of the apples after the tour.