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Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 19, 2014 • Photos
ger/nov 19 ffa contests digital pic on ger Twenty five members of the Mason FFA Chapter recently attended the Hill District FFA Leadership Development Events held on November 10, 2014 in Blanco, Texas. These students competed in several contests demonstrating public speaking and leadership abilities. Fourteen schools are represented in the Hill District and the top two teams in each contest advance to the Area VII contest. Results are as follows: Senior Chapter Conducting- 2nd and advancing ...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Updated November 19, 2014 8:09 AM • Photos
Buddy lives on a ranch with his best friend JR and another companion, Primo, a black lab. I work on the ranch for JR, Buddy and Primo. Buddy likes to hitch a ride in the mule whenever someone tools around the ranch doing work. He absolutely loves to be around and with people.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014 • Photos
The annual River of Life Fall Festival on Halloween night has become a Mason tradition, and this year's event drew large crowds out to enjoy the games, the food, the fellowship and fun.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014 • Photos
Tony Plutino, Bridget Langdale and Chris Keating, representing the Hill Country Chapter of Texas Master Naturalists, joined Vicki Ritter, Steward at the Eckert James River Bat Cave, this past Saturday for a morning of brush removal on the cave property. Main culprits removed were Catclaw, Prickly Pear, Bee Brush and Turkey Pear.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014
If you would still like to order a Mason Puncher Football playoff t-shirt please go by the high school or jr. high office and fill out a form and turn in the money by noon on Friday, November 13th. Short sleeve shirts are $16, long sleeve shirts are $20. Make checks out to Mason Puncher Club.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014 • Photos
RESULTS There were 57 participants in the 5k. Over $15,000 raised for research!! Kid’s Race (Ages 7 and Under) 1st Kalen Langehennig 2nd Ainsley Burns 3rd Drake Hooten (Ages 8-10) 1st Madelyn Williams 2nd Avery Burns 3rd Eliza Cope Adult 5k (Group 1 Ages 14-25) 1st Jillian Lebow 2nd Ariel Slaughter 3rd Alexandra Cope (Group 2 Ages 26-45) 1st Jeri Langehennig 2nd Sara Virdell 3rd Cody Slaughter (Group 3 Ages 46 and up) 1st Larry Appleby 2nd Mike Coward 3rd Michelle Ingraci ...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014
Our next monthly meeting will be on the 17th of November at 6:30 p.m. We will begin planning the Post Christmas party and setting up for raffle ticket sales and discussing attending the mid winter convention in Austin. Also we will be announcing the winners of the Patriots pen and voice of democracy contest.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014
Hill Country Memorial Hospital Foundation is focusing its end of year appeal on the goal of raising funds to purchase a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine. To bring a new, more efficient and more patient-friendly machine to HCM and the community, the HCMH Foundation will use the 2014 end of year appeal, gifts from major donors, foundations, and the Gala XVI in the fall of 2015 to raise the funds needed for the MRI equipment and relocation into the hospital building.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014 • Photos
Saturday November 8 the Mason Pioneers competed in the Capital Farm Credit Rural Youth Entrepreneurship Competition. The students presented an Ag Business Plan for the opportunity to compete in the San Antonio Stock Show for a $10,000 scholarship. The competitors from Mason were Steeley Smith,Luis Castillo,Connor Bowling, Taylor Doss, and Daniel Busby.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014 • Photos
Zach Brennan (left) and Ryan Barnes recently spent the night in Mason as they started their bicycle journey from Austin to Phoenix. The duo from Grand Rapids, Michigan had gotten a ride from Grand Rapids to Austin to take advantage of the great fall cycling in the South. The pair had built the bikes from spare parts and Ryan was sporting home made panniers created from kitty litter buckets.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014
There will NOT be an American Legion meeting on Thursday, November 13th. For information concerning the programs and/or operation of The American Legion Fort Mason Post #285, please contact Holly B. Gilmore, Post Adjutant, at 325-347-2274. For information on the Ladies Auxiliary, please contact Gail Coldiron, 347-9016.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014 • Photos
7 MONTH OLD MALE PYRENEES MIX WYLEE is a big bundle of cuteness.  He is sweet, friendly and smart!  For a 7 month old puppy WYLEE has very nice manners.  He doesn’t jump on you, and he knows “sit” and “down”.  He does great with other dogs both big and small.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 12, 2014 • Photos
Over 500 million years ago during the Cambrian period, vast tropical oceans covered Texas. While these oceans have long since disappeared, evidence of prehistoric environmental conditions in microbial reefs—mats of cycnobacteria and other organisms found preserved in the ancient rocks—remain. This summer, Trinity geoscience students Grace Mabry, Clayton Ford, and Lindsey Yazbek traveled to the Llano area in central Texas with geosciences professor Dan Lehrmann to examine these environments ...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 12, 2014
Author and activist Karen Watson will address the bi-monthly meeting of the Republican Women of Mason County on Wednesday, Nov. 19th at noon in the Stribling Room of the Mason County Library. Karen is the author of “Being Black and Republican in the Age of Obama” and we are very excited to have her as our speaker.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 12, 2014
The Mason Garden Club will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 in the Stribling Room of the Mason County M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library starting at 1 p.m. This is a change from the regular meeting time because of the soup luncheon that will be held before the program.