Mason County News
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Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 25, 2014 • Photos
Mason Elementary’s First and Second Grades took a tour of the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Library on May 14. They learned about getting a library card, and Patti Grote, Librarian, showed them some of the new books. She also told them about the Summer Reading Programs—Read-to-Swim, Book Hounds Club, and Read With a Dog.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 25, 2014
Mason County's M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library will be closed on Monday, May 26, in observance of Memorial Day.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 22, 2014
The Wesley Nurse at First United Methodist Church and the County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences invites you to take part in the free program, Do Well Be Well with Diabetes for people with type 2 diabetes. The program will be held on 4 consecutive Wednesday afternoons in May, (May 7, 14, 21, & 28) from 1:30 to 3:30 in the Social Hall at First United Methodist Church.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Posted May 15, 2014
The Republican Women of Mason County will hold their bi-monthly meeting at noon on Wednesday May 21st in the Stribling Room of the Mason County Library. This year’s scholarship winners, Caroline Hudson and Elijah Dickinson and their families will be honored. Meet and greet starts at 11:30 with the luncheon at noon.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Posted May 15, 2014 • Photos
The Mason County Friends of the Library (FOL) presented Librarian Patti Grote with a very generous donation on May 8. The FOL has already had a very successful year. Its 118 members, 21 of whom are life members, have actively worked to raise funds and serve as community advocates of the Library.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Posted May 14, 2014 • Photos
Diane Evans has been chosen as the Artist of the Month at the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library for May. She grew up in Kirkwood, Missouri, and moved many times. Diane has lived all over the Hill Country since coming to Texas, and she settled in Mason in 2003.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Posted May 14, 2014
We all know someone with a “green thumb”? Have you wondered where that term came from? According to James Underwood Crockett, it comes from the fact that algae growing on the outside of earthenware pots will stain a person’s thumb (and fingers) if he or she handles enough pots. Hence, a person who is always working with flower pots has a green thumb.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Posted May 14, 2014 • Photos
Mrs. Carmen Griffith drives from Voca each Monday to teach Beginning Spanish as a volunteer for the Mason County M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library. Carmen Ana Rojas-Garcia Griffith was born in Huanuco, Peru, and lived much of her life in the capital city of Lima. She graduated from St. Martin de Porres University and went on to obtain her law degree.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Posted May 14, 2014
The Wesley Nurse at First United Methodist Church and the County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences invites you to take part in the free program, Do Well Be Well with Diabetes for people with type 2 diabetes. The program will be held on 4 consecutive Wednesday afternoons in May, (May 7, 14, 21, & 28) from 1:30 to 3:30 in the Social Hall at First United Methodist Church.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Posted May 14, 2014 • Photos
Peter's Prairie School opened with in 1921in a masonry block building located approximately eleven miles north of Mason on U.S. Highway 87. The school was built by the local community members using money raised by increasing their own ad valorem tax rate. The school became the center of the community and has remained such through present time.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 • Posted May 9, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Health Fair was well attended by our local residents. Vendors came from Llano, Fredericksburg, Kerrville, Brady, San Angelo, & our own in Mason County, to do free screening and share health information with our residents here in Mason. The Mason Health Fair Committee consists of MKM, Senior Center, Wesley Nurse, Country Home Health, Family & Consumer Service Agent Kristy Powell, & Lutheran Parish Nurse.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 • Posted May 7, 2014
The Wesley Nurse at First United Methodist Church and the County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences invites you to take part in the free program, Do Well Be Well with Diabetes for people with type 2 diabetes. The program will be held on 4 consecutive Wednesday afternoons in May, (May 7, 14, 21, & 28) from 1:30 to 3:30 in the Social Hall at First United Methodist Church.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 • Posted April 30, 2014 • Photos
A special birthday celebration for Mary Ritchie, hosted by Kate Love, Kathy Hardin and Patsy Hotard, was held on April 24 at Topaz Confections.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 • Posted April 30, 2014
The Wesley Nurse at First United Methodist Church and the County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences invites you to take part in the free program, Do Well Be Well with Diabetes for people with type 2 diabetes. The program will be held on 4 consecutive Wednesday afternoons in May, (May 7, 14, 21, & 28) from 1:30 to 3:30 in the Social Hall at First United Methodist Church.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 • Posted April 30, 2014 • Photos
Jim Wayne Rodriguez, son of Amador & Martha (Velez) Hinojosa, and Gene & Mary Alice Rodriguez, graduated from the Cadent Fire Academy in Leander, Texas on April 25th.