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Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Updated July 29, 2015 2:34 PM • Photos
The Mason Garden Club met Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at the Stribling Room of the Mason County Library. Pest Management was the topic of the program. Jeff Durst, owner of The Green House in Mason, gave the presentation on different organic methods for pest control in the garden. There were 13 members present.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Posted July 29, 2015
MASON, Texas — Author Doreen Murphy announces the nationwide release of her new trilogy, “From Fear to Faith: Unwanted,” “From Fear to Faith: Unloved” and “From Fear to Faith: Blessed.” In “From Fear to Faith: Unwanted,” the author shares the story of a young girl’s life of loss, challenge and ultimate survival.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Updated July 29, 2015 1:41 PM • Photos
The Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library has named Linda Fleece as the Artist of the Month for August. Linda was born and grew up in Austin where she took art classes in the public schools. She attended the University of Texas where she graduated with a degree in Zoology, and she worked many years in medical laboratories. Linda has taken painting classes at recreation centers, junior colleges, and in adult education programs.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Posted July 29, 2015 • Photos
A string walks into a soda shop and asks the man behind the counter for a milk shake. The man looks at the string and says, “Sorry, We do not serve strings here.” This of course makes the string furious. He goes home and gets all tied in knots. He is so mad that his ends get all frayed out, and he decides that he is going back to the soda shop to demand a milk shake.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Updated July 29, 2015 1:32 PM • Photos
An outstanding actors in Guys and Dolls at the Lyric Theater in Brownwood Friday was Mason Reichenau, a Bangs High School senior, and son of Dutch Reichenau, a Mason native. Visiting with Mason after the musical, is Laura Tallent, who taught Mason’s father Dutch at Mason High School and coached him in UIL prose.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 • Posted July 23, 2015 • Photos
Sidney Russell (L), from Breckenridge, and Evie Bryson (R) from Missouri, present the proceeds from their lemonade stand to the Mason County M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library to librarian Patti Grote. They are visiting their grandparents Kathy and Lee Bradley.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 • Posted July 23, 2015 • Photos
Faith Ingracia, the Feature Twirler for Mason High School has spent her summer attending and teaching twirling camps and competing across Texas. In May she competed in UIL State where her Solo received a Division 1. Faith then went on to NBTA State Competition in Lubbock, Texas. In Lubbock she placed First in X-Strut, giving her the title of Texas State X-Strut Champion.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 • Posted July 22, 2015 • Photos
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 • Posted July 22, 2015
Summer is heating up and the high school cheerleaders are in full spirit mode. Upon returning from their summer cheer camp at Angelo State University, they will begin their fundraising events. There are many different opportunities to show your support for the squads that lead the crowds for the football and basketball seasons. Mini-Cheer Camp - Mon., Aug.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 • Posted July 22, 2015 • Photos
The Mason County Livestock & Wildlife Protection Association held its annual drawing provided for an incentive to all residents to pay their dues by April 1. Anyone attending the annual meeting, or who pays their dues prior to April, is eligible for the drawing. The winner of the rifle drawing this year is Bruce Lehmberg.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 • Posted July 22, 2015 • Photos
Members of the Mason FFA Chapter recently attended the State FFA Convention held in Corpus Christi, Texas, July 13-17, 2015. These students were involved in various leadership activities throughout the week. In addition, each member had the opportunity to represent their chapter as voting delegates for the 87th annual event.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 • Posted July 16, 2015 • Photos
Tristan Keller of Mason (at center) was the winner during Saturday night's calf scramble during the Round Up Rodeo. She won a bicycle donated by Teresa and Patrick Weber of Weber's Chevron.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 • Posted July 16, 2015 • Photos
Mason 4-Hers enjoyed a great time at County 4-H Camp in Brady on July 7-9. Members attending are (from back row) Marshall Marquart, Will Ince, Colby Brown, Russell Watson, Dakota Martin, Brooke Powell, Graci Weber, and Millie Marquart. Special thanks to parent leaders Randall Brown and Heather Watson for attending camp and being wonderful volunteers!
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 • Posted July 16, 2015 • Photos
Eleven kiddos participated in the 8 and Under event at the Mason Round Up Barrel Racing Jackpot and they all did a great job. Each rider received a bucket of goodies provided by Morgan McMillan Willis and Chica Chula Boutique.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 • Posted July 16, 2015 • Photos
This year’s stick donkey race was a huge success! Cowboys & Cowgirls showed up with stick donkeys of all kinds! Our most Creative Stick Donkey award went to Thomas Fuller. Winners for the 3 & 4 year olds were: first place - T. Martin Parrish; second place - Corbyn Neece; and third place - Audrey Fuller.