Mason County News
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Wednesday, March 19, 2014 • Posted March 19, 2014 • Photos
The Not So Serious Book Club met at Nacho’s in Mason on Wednesday March 12. Hostesses were Karen Olson and Allison Fogle. Photo by Willeda Rea.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 12, 2014 • Photos
It’s spring time and once again time to order your beautiful GERANIUMS from the Steady Steps Ministry…….You may place your orders any time between March 17 and April 4th. Favorite colors will be offered, such as blood red, rose, flag red, salmon, orange, lavender, tickled pink, neon purple, watermelon and parfait.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 12, 2014
Mason ISD provides many educational programs to meet the needs of our students. One of the programs offered is the Gifted and Talented Program, which has been planned for young, able learners. Listed below are a few well-known characteristics of children who may benefit from the program. Please review these characteristics to see if they describe your child.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 6, 2014 • Photos
Green is the color you must wear on St. Patrick’s Day. Failure to do so means anyone can pinch you, as I so painfully learned as a child. However, the Mason Scarlet Punchers, those daring defiers of tradition, will NOT be “wearing the green”’at their monthly get-together. Possibly because we were raised in the age of “what will the neighbors think,” we now boldly wear red hats and purple outfits and celebrate our individuality and uniqueness (as much as a bunch of identically dresse ...
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 6, 2014
“IT WAS A DARK AND STORMY NIGHT!” No – it’s not that famous quote which was voted the worst opening line of a novel. It was the February meeting of the Heart of Texas Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas when they had scheduled their February monthly meeting with a great guest speaker.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 5, 2014 • Photos
The Republican Women of Mason County will hold their bi-monthly luncheon meeting at noon in the Stribling Room of the Mason County Library on Wednesday, March 19th. The speaker will be Carol Wallrath of Operation Finally Home. Operation Finally Home is a non-profit organization started by Dan Wallrath in 2005 and it’s mission is to “provide custom-built, mortgage free homes to America’s Heroes and the widows of the fallen who have sacrificed so much to defend our freedom and our way of ...
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 5, 2014 • Photos
Riata held its regular meeting in the home of Joan Whitaker with Lola Hohn (above, left to right) serving as co-hostess. Kay Hudler (below, at left with Judy Cordes) presented the program, titled “The Psychology of it All”. Ms. Hudler practices as a Life Coach thru the Hilda Methodist Church.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 5, 2014 • Photos
Members of the Fine Arts Association of the Hill Country will be treated to a very exciting program on Tuesday, March 11 by Judy Black Hall on Sketching Wildlife. The meeting will be held at 1:00 PM at the Eckert Civic Center in Mason. Last September Judy went on a sketching and photography safari in South Africa.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 5, 2014 • Photos
Mason Community Kitchen coordinator Scott Zesch accepted a $1,000 check from Riata Service Organization past president Kay Evans. The Community Kitchen volunteers, under the direction of Eva Broad, chef, prepared 204 containers of beef and lentil soup with Italian seasonings this past Saturday, March 1. Riata is proud to support this worthy project within the Mason community.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 • Posted February 27, 2014 • Photos
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 • Posted February 27, 2014 • Photos
Mrs. Halamicek’s 4th and 5th grade science classes took a local educational field trip to Mason Greenstar last week. Mason Greenstar creates building materials for homes and buildings from recycled paper. Our local students have been collecting paper since October to donate in order to see the paper to block process.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 • Posted February 27, 2014
The Area Agency on Aging (AAA) of the Concho Valley Council of Governments will be visiting Sutton County to provide information about benefits that may be available for Medicare recipients and/or 60 years of age or older persons. Felicia Lindsey will be presenting “Millions are Losing Billions in Benefits” as it relates to seniors who are not taking advantage of resources they qualify for. The “Answer Van” will be at the Mason County Senior Historical Building at 505 Moody St, Mason, ...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 • Posted February 27, 2014 • Photos
On December 31,2013, Reuben Geistweidt announced his retirement from Director of the Mason County Soil and Water Conservation District. Reuben has served on this board for over 37 years. The SWCD is dedicated to the protection and conservation of natural resources including soil, water, animals, plants and air. Through the years Reuben assisted with countless activities including setting priorities for the District and promoting conservation through education projects such as field days and sch ...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 • Posted February 26, 2014
St. Paul Lutheran Church, 104 Magnolia, will hold a “Grand Jury Investigation” into the death of Jesus Christ as a part of their Lenten services beginning on Wednesday March 5 at 7:00 p.m. The dramatic series, entitled “Why Did Jesus Die? A Grand Jury Investigation into the Death of Jesus of Nazareth” will take place every Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 • Posted February 26, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Garden Club met February 18th, Tuesday, at 2 p.m. at the Mason Library. An interesting and informative program of “People, Pets, & Plants” was given by Margaret Durst, who along with her husband, Jeff, own The Green House. The Green House is an organic nursery and natural health store here in Mason.