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Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 13, 2015 • Photos
Bruce Williams here on behalf of the Artisan String Quartet. The four of us would like to thank the Odeon Preservation Association and the entire town of Mason for the wonderful reception we received at our sold out performance May 2 presented by the Association. We were in contact with Dennis Evans for several months prior to the concert and were delighted to present the very first (and hopefully not the last ) Classical music performance in the history of that organization.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 13, 2015
The regular meeting of the Mason Garden Club will be held on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. at the Mason County M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library, Stribling Room. Please note the time change. The program will be “Wildflowers” by Mason Garden Club member Laura Hansen. With the wonderful display of wildflowers this year, this is a very timely program.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 13, 2015 • Photos
Since we began the repair and restoration of the Seaquist House, I’ve had many, many people tell me that their family lived there at a time when it was a boarding house, that they worked there, that they remember as kids playing in the basement or Miss Clara turning on the water in the shower so they could run around under the cold, cold water and holler, or that as teenagers they did yard work for Garner and Clara Seaquist.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 13, 2015 • Photos
Riata held its first Mother’s Day Brunch on Wednesday in the Eckert Center, where there were over a 100 in attendance. Brunch was served buffet style from a beautifully decorated table. All the tables had a flower arrangement done by Bertha Templeton. The arrangements were given away as door prizes to a lucky person seated at the table.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 13, 2015 • Photos
Last Wednesday the Mason chapter of the National Honor Society held its 2014-2015 induction ceremony. Newly selected members listed from left to right are Cristina Mejia, Monaco Schmidt, Corrine Perlichek, Kayla Guice, Kirsten Allen, Katy Armstrong, Madison Anderson, Nick Martin, Levi Hofmann, Seth Hudson, James Durst, and Luke Gillespie. May 29th graduates with membership in the distinguished organization are pictured on the back row left to right: Paris Jones, Leah Pearman, James Perlicheck, ...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 13, 2015 • Photos
The Mason One Act Play company returns to State competition in Austin, hoping to recapture the championship title. No doubt, “The Death and Life of Larry Benson” by Reginald Rose is State quality. Now it is up to a panel of adjudicators to rank the top eight plays in Texas, Class 2A on May 27, 2015 in the McCullough auditorium on the University of Texas campus.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 7, 2015 • Photos
Justyn Tedder (left) and Ashley McLaughlin competed in state VASE , the Visual Art Scholastic Event, high school art competition in Dallas April 24-25th. Ashley and Margaret Graves (not shown) earned a rating of 4 for their works and received medals. This year 28,870 works of art from around the state competed, 1,785 qualified for the state competition and only 1,026 earned rating 4 medals.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 7, 2015 • Photos
The Crosby Cemetery Association Board is proud to announce that it recently received a $2000.00 grant from the Mason Community Foundation. The Board thanks the Foundation and the community for their generous donation. This grant will be utilized to improve Cemetery infrastructure. The Cemetery Association is committed to improving the appearance of the property by building of the new rock fence, adding signs, and improving access points. Crosby Cemetery is registered as the first burial ground ...
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 7, 2015 • Photos
Students in Mrs. Blair’s class traveled to Sonora on April 29th, to compete in the Best of the West Special Olympics. These athletes continued the tradition of the Mason Punchers and Cowgirls, bringing home 12 medals: 7 Gold, 4 Silver and 1 Bronze. Congratulations to Mrs. Blair and her students, and a big “Thank You” to the Sonora ISD for such a memorable experience!
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 7, 2015 • Photos
The Mason Study Club held its monthly meeting on April 22 in the Stribling Room of the Mason County Library. Hostesses were Barbara Brunken, chairman, Linnda Graham, Karen Olson and Jennifer Brinlee. Patti Grote gave a report on the status of the library - grants received, renovations to the building, classes offered, upcoming events and summer programs.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 7, 2015 • Photos
How many times have you heard that quote - “Age Before Beauty.” I hear it all the time when someone holds the door for me at Short Stop!! Poets throughout the ages have filled pages with paeans to beauty: “Thou are fair as the morning sun”, “Beauty is as beauty does,” etc., etc.
, Southwest regional public affairs officer for the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 7, 2015
Are you the kind of consumer who reads reviews or looks for ratings before you shop? Wouldn’t it be helpful to have the same sort of ratings when choosing a hospital? Emergencies obviously call for rushing to the nearest hospital. But when you have time to plan, it’s worth looking around and deciding which hospital best meets your needs.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 7, 2015 • Photos
Please help me. My siblings and I were surrendered to the City Pound and we are wondering what we have done wrong. We are happy, playful and very well socialized bundles of love. We are looking for the special someone to love us and give us a good home. If you would like to find out more about adopting or fostering, please contact Second Chance – Mason Animal Rescue at 325/347-6929 or e-mail adoptions@secondchancemason.com
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 7, 2015 • Photos
The Fine Arts Association of the Hill Country was represented at the TAEA Visual Art Scholastic Event by members Nan Loeffler, Dayna Haines, and Marcy Wheeler. VASE was held April 24 and 25 at the Convention Center in Dallas. Loeffler, Haines, and Wheeler were among the group of fifty certified jurors who helped to pick the gold star achievement awards from a group of nearly two thousand outstanding works of art.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 7, 2015 • Photos
Truman Coe will be representing Marcus High School at the 6A state tennis tournament in college station may 12-13, 2015. He and his doubles partner, Sebastian Langdon placed first in districts and second at regionals in Arlington TX April 20th. Truman is the son of Truman and Dena Coe formerly Dena Hohn, Mason class ‘87, and grandson of Lola Hohn of Mason.