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Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 23, 2014 • Photos
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 23, 2014 • Photos
Pictures courtesy of MR. Lavender Photo
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 23, 2014 • Photos
ger/july 23 cut-4h camp Enjoying 4-H County Camp July 9-11, 2014 were (from bottom row): Sara Peyton Dospapas, Jade Dospapas, Brooke Powell, leader Letty Velez, Jay Alschwede, Hugo Martinez, FCS Agent Kristy Powell, Ag Agent Cody Bridges, Aspen Martin, Dakota Martin, and teen leader Jaclyne Grosse.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 23, 2014 • Photos
The Commercial Bank and Mason Bank donated the buckles for the Mason County Team Roping winners at the 50th Round Up Rodeo. Pictured above are the winners along with the sponsors.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Updated July 18, 2014 11:48 AM • Photos
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
The Area Agency on Aging, 2-1-1, and Concho Valley Transit District strives to provide information and awareness to the citizens of Mason County. The Staff will be holding Outreach services on Thursday July 17 from 10:30am to 11:30 am at the Mason County Senior Center. The staff will be presenting about Lifeline, Link Up and Lite- Up Texas services.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
A note of thanks to all that helped with Round Up weekend activities and the hours of planning and labor. 1. This year's parade route is the original route used for many years. It was changed because of some obstacles that presented problems for the floats. Those have been removed, so the original route was used again. 2. This year's thru-traffic re-reoutes was set up so the least amount of City streets had to be blocked, thus allowing a better flow of traffic. 3. Personnel were at key locat ...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 • Posted July 10, 2014
The American Legion Post 285 of Mason invites veterans to ride on the parade float in the round-up parade. Seating will be as available and we hope to fill it up. If space is there we invite you to bring children and grandchildren to ride. We will be loading in front of the post on post hill street.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 • Posted July 9, 2014 • Photos
Stephenville—Attending the Texas Farm Bureau’s 51st annual Youth Leadership Conference (YLC) held at Tarleton State University, June 16-20, were (left to right): Heather Shaw and Spencer Bierschwale. The students were sponsored by Mason County Farm Bureau. They joined more than 305 high school juniors and seniors from over 120 counties across the state. The purpose of the conference is to provide the students with a better understanding of their American heritage, the capitalistic free ent ...
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 • Posted July 2, 2014 • Photos
Debbie Armstrong’s incredible “Crazy Quilt” is now on display in the Stribling Room of the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library. Debbie is self-taught and handcrafted the quilt in 1999. This is her first quilt and took about a year to complete. Her process of creating each piece with hand embroidery to depict a certain relevance to her life has resulted in a unique piece of art.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 • Posted July 2, 2014 • Photos
Michael Hoffman is the eldest son of our local residents George and Judy Schoenfeld and Otto Hoffman from Waller, Tx and the half-brother of Cody Schoenfeld who graduated from Mason High School. Michael lived in Mason and worked at Eckert’s Dealership as a mechanic for a year. Michael was in the Army serving as a Military Police Officer when a car wreck tragedy killed his wife and left him at the age of 21 with a month old daughter.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 • Posted July 2, 2014
ger/july 2 free masons What is Freemasonry? Free Masonry is a men’s fraternity. It exists to take good men and help them to become better men. Masonry is believed to be the oldest surviving fraternal organization in the world. Freemasonry can be easily traced to sixteenth century Scotland. Masonry teaches the importance of helping the less fortunate.
, Fire Marshal
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 • Posted July 2, 2014
According to City of Mason Ordinance that has been in effect since 1950, firing or exploding fireworks within the City is prohibited. However, this is enforced, for the most part, only when a complain is received. Complaints can be called into the Mason Sheriff Dispatch at 325.347.5252. EXTREME CAUTION should be taken when using fireworks.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 • Posted July 2, 2014 • Photos
The Fine Arts Association of the Hill Country kicked off its upcoming year with a meeting of new officers on June 12. Held at the Artisans’ Gallery in Mason the tone of the group was upbeat and charged with new ideas for an adventurous season of shows and  art training opportunities for old and new members.
, The American Legion
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 • Posted July 2, 2014
When most Americans think of the 4th of July, they think of hot dogs, fireworks, patriotic songs and going to the lake or beach. Few of us, probably, take time to reflect on the sacrifics made over two centuries ago that have enabled us to live our widely-envied “American Way of Life”. The United States of America began as thirteen different English colonies established along the eastern seaboard during the 17th & early 18th centuries.