Mason County News
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Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015 • Photos
BOERNE, TX – January 22, 2015. Friday, January 30, will kick off the 2015 Boerne Performing Arts concert series with the brilliant brass ensemble from “Up North”…Canadian Brass!! Their hallmark performances consist of virtuoso musicians, a wide variety of music, and a uniquely entertaining format the audience loves! Boerne Performing Arts partners once again with local businesses to provide “concert favors” to all ticket holders.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015
It is a new year and now is time for tax planning for your small business. I recently attended a seminar on tax planning. The CPA who taught the course did a great job of explaining the elements of good planning for the tax year. She highlighted the importance of good bookkeeping.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015 • Photos
These girls from Mason competed Jan 11th in San Antonio at the Texas State Championship with Empowered’s All Star Level 3 Team (Competition cheer team out of Harper Tx) and not only received 1st place; but, received a bid (invitation) to compete at UCA International All Star Championship. The UCA International All Star Championship brings together the best all star cheer and dance teams from around the globe at the most magical place on Earth—the Walt Disney World® Resort.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015 • Photos
The St. Joseph Catholic Church Youth Group recently attended the Diocesan Catholic Youth Conference (DCYC) in Waco, Texas where they celebrated God’s word through prayer, great music and outstanding speakers. They also celebrated Mass with Bishop Joe Vasquez on Sunday morning. These amazing young Christians represented our community with class and grace.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015 • Photos
Mark Klym, Information Specialist with the Wild Life Diversity of the Texas Parks & Wild Life & Project Coordinator of Texas Hummingbird Round Up gave a PowerPoint presentation on “Hummingbirds” at the January 20, 2015, meeting of the Mason Garden Club. He helped us identify the common hummingbirds, Black-chinned and Ruby-throated hummingbird of this area, plus others that also come to Mason County.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015 • Photos
Ella is a super sweet female Dashchund Mix that is about 1 – 1 ½ years old. She is great around other dogs, and absolutely LOVES children. Ella enjoys going on walks, but is also quite content to be is a lap dog. Cute, cuddly and affectionate! What more could you ask for in a companion!
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015 • Photos
Last week, lady golfer Rita Ash got a hole in one on #7 hole at Comanche Creek Golf Course! It has been rumored her next goal is to shoot her age. Congratulations Rita!
, Mason County Agricultural Extension Agent
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 28, 2015
It’s that time of the year again to plant, prune and fertilize your trees. PLANTING – February is the best time of the year to plant trees for adaptability, permanence and durability. By planting in February your trees will have a better chance of surviving in more of a harsh environment.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 28, 2015 • Photos
The Cub Scout Tiger Den 281 (and one guest) visited the Mason County News on Monday to learn more about businesses and how a newspaper is put together each week.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 28, 2015 • Photos
February 21-22, six Mason High School students, along with about 100 other students from six other counties, came together at the Texas State Capitol for the Pioneer Leadership Forum. During this time, they were recognized by the House of Representatives and the State Senate, and received the opportunity to present their ideas to help our state to the Water Conservation Board, Texas Department of Agriculture, and the Texas Education Agency.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 • Posted January 22, 2015 • Photos
As a big surprise and the grade finale at the Puncher College Week pep rally, ASU Recruiter Jonathan McKissack presented t-shirts to seniors who have applied and been accepted to Angelo State University. In addition, David, Pascual, Tyler and Conner all learned they are recipients of the Carr Scholarships.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 • Posted January 22, 2015 • Photos
Meet Scout! He is one fantastic dog. No doubt about that. Scout is a 1-1/2 year old Red Heeler Mix who is an absolute sweetheart. He was found in the country in very poor condition. The poor guy had not seen a decent meal in quite some time. A loving family with 3 young children took him in until Second Chance could get him into our Foster Care Program.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 • Posted January 21, 2015
The second cookbook entitled: Nonnie’s Ktchen: recipes from Family and Friends will be on sale at the Mason County Library on Friday, January 23, 2015. This cookbook, features recipes from the second session of cooking classes held in the Stribling room. Recipes range from soups and salads, Mexican food and eight of Nonnie’s favorite desserts.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 • Posted January 21, 2015 • Photos
The Mason schools were transformed for Puncher College Week. We decorated the hallways, doors and lockers in anticipation of Puncher College Week.  There were posters, banners, flags and pennants from every college and technical school you have ever heard of! Students in grades PK-8 viewed a Powerpoint to introduce possible choices and reasons for continuing with their education after high school.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 • Posted January 21, 2015 • Photos
BOERNE, TX – January 15, 2015. Canadian Brass Co-Founder and Tuba Master, Dr. CC (“Chuck”) Daellenbach was recently appointed to the Order of Canada, the Country’s Highest Civilian Honour. On December 26, 2014, the Governor General of Canada announced this appointment as recognition of Chuck’s lifelong works as Canadian Brass’s co-founder, and his critical role as a performer, mentor and entrepreneur. In 1970, building on his intense love of brass chamber music, Chuck initiated an ...