Mason County News
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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.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 7, 2015
At last week’s Scramble (4/29/15) we had four teams competing in some perfectly beautiful weather! Greg Gardner’s team of Marshal Frazier and Patsy Brandenberger placed first, at 4 strokes under par. Brad Lehmberg and Sheila Innis’s teams tied for second place at 2 strokes under par. Everyone seemed to have a great time and are looking forward to next week’s (5/6) Scramble.
, Star Captain
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 6, 2015 • Photos
There is a crater on the moon named Mason….. how proud we are! Suzanne Bjork, Jarret Lingle and Bridget Langdale each received their Lunar Certificates and pins from the Astronomical League last week at the Mason Star Gazers (MSG) meeting. One hundred observations were achieved. Gideon Lingle finished his Star Puppy Program two weeks shy of his eleventh birthday.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 6, 2015 • Photos
The 1st Annual JP Murray, Sr WSPBR Memorial Bull Riding was held at Ft. Mason Park April 4, 2015. Over 300 people came out to support the cause and watch 33 bull riders from 35 to 65 years old compete for the $1500 Added Money and beautiful first place buckles.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 6, 2015
Dateline: May, 2, 2015; Comanche Creek Golf Course The day dawned bright and clear, with a light southwest wind blowing steadily. By mid-morning, the golf course started to awaken. The greens mowing machine coughed into life and the final manicuring of the putting surfaces began. Contestants started to arrive; teams were built, practice putts were made; a lot of golf stories were told around the club house.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015 • Photos
Ella IS A VERY SWEET LONG HAIRED DACHSHUND/TERRIER MIX We rescued her from the pound in January and after joining her foster family we found that she was quite far along in a pregnancy. Ella had 7 puppies that have now all found their forever homes. Now it is time for Ella to find her perfect family.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015 • Photos
Mason Elementary is honored to host Janna Bierschwale’s author visit on Monday, May 4 in the Elementary Library. Abby and the Stolen Bone is a delightful book for all ages. Follow the twisted trail with two little dogs as they learn a lesson in stealing and forgiveness. The unique tale is based on a true story of two Jack Russell Terriers on one of their many adventures.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015 • Photos
The Mason County 4H Archery crew did very well at Callahan county this past weekend at their first 4H sanctioned Archery shoot. In the Intermediate Field Competiton, Daniel Gainer Jr. won 1st, JJ Ake won 2nd, and KO Tedder won 3rd. In the intermediate Modified 600 competition, Daniel Gainer Jr.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015
The Hill Country CattleWomen want to thank everyone who made our 2nd Annual Spring Round-Up, which was held at Pat’s Hall in Fredericksburg, a big success. Your support helps us give deserving college students scholarships and our ability to promote the beef industry. Our May meeting will be hosted by the Llano county members, and will be held on May 19, 2015.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015
This is an experiment! I’m going to try to whip up a little news letter for the Wednesday evening Scramble players. I’ll talk about the previous week winning teams, course conditions, tournaments that are coming up, golf clubs and golf balls that are getting some press in Golf Digest or Golf Magazine or any of them I come across on the internet.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015 • Photos
The Mason High School UIL Academic team competed at the Regional Meet in Corpus Christi this last weekend, and three students advanced to compete at the State Meet. Jackson Taylor won 1st Place in Poetry Interpretation. Luke Gillespie placed 2nd in Informative Extemporaneous Speaking, and James Durst placed 2nd in Persuasive Extemporaneous Speaking.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • Posted April 21, 2015 • Photos
Mason Garden Club had their Spring Plant Sale Saturday, April 11, 2015, at the Mason County Library. The sale was held by the Old Yella Statue and the blooming roses and blooming Spanish lavender, which were planted and cared for by the Mason Garden Club. There were a large variety of plants for sale, including vegetable, flowering, herbs, vines, perennials, small shrub starts, and house plants (some which clean the air in the house).
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • Posted April 21, 2015
Once again members of the Mason community demonstrated their support for the library. Dozens of Mason residents along with several visitors in the area came to the library during the annual Friends of the Library Book and Bake sale. They purchased gently used books, CDs, DVDs and baked goods. Sales were brisk, buyers were generous and every penny will go directly to the library.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • Posted April 21, 2015 • Photos
The Cherokee Archery Shoot was held on April 11th. Whitt Tedder was named 1st Place Juniors; JJ Ake 2nd Place, Daniel Gainer 1st Place, KO Tedder 3rd Place Intermediate. Not pictured Whitney Gainer 1st Place.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • Posted April 21, 2015 • Photos
Colby Brown participated in a 4H shooting sports competition Saturday, April 18 in Brownwood. He placed first in air pistol bullseye and first in air pistol silhouette.