Mason County News
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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 4, 2014 • Photos
Mason Hatfield won a $25 Walmart card for Read to Swim.
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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 3, 2014
For years now, we have been trying to get Mason 4-H’s shooting sports program going. The first step in this process is to have leaders/coaches trained through a 4-H Shooting Sports training. In order to do that, an interested person must first sign up as a 4-H leader and pass a background check.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Updated September 3, 2014 5:47 PM • Photos
A couple of weeks ago, the Mason High School cheerleaders hosted an event called Dine with the Punchers. The event was a huge success due to the overwhelming support from the community and local businesses. The pork dinner and sides that were prepared by Jeff Schmidt, Jay Tedder, Denver Stockbridge and the Santos family were fabulous.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 3, 2014
The Library Book Club has selected Greg Iles’s Natchez Burning as their September book. The novel is the first in a planned trilogy revolving around Southern lawyer Penn Cage. Cage was a former prosecutor, and he finds himself in the unusual position of defending his own father, who is a physician.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 3, 2014
Beginning Sunday, September 7, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at Hilda UMC in Hilda there will be 4 one-hour presentations and discussion of mental illness – the myths, the mysteries, the ministry. Anyone who is interested in or impacted by mental illness is invited to join members of the Hilda congregation in exploring this urgent, but too often ignored, topic.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 3, 2014
The Mason County Chamber of Commerce would like to let the citizens of Mason County know that we keep a Community Calendar. Having a community calendar makes for an excellent source when planning events. It also makes one aware of all that activities that Mason has to offer! The calendar will be updated Wednesday of each week and can be found on our website (masontxcoc.com), our Facebook Page (Mason County Chamber of Commerce) and in the window of our Chamber office.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014 • Photos
Debbie Armstrong’s gorgeous Lotería quilt will be on display in the Stribling Room of the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library for the next two months. This amazing quilt was created around 2002-203 and took about a year to complete. Debbie’s inspiration came from a shower curtain that she purchased that had the images of Mexican Lotería cards.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014 • Photos
Youth Art Camp Summer 2014 ended with a community project. Conley Brownds acted as representative of the youth and assisted Bridget Langdale to distribute fourteen FLOWERS IN A BOX. Each vase of flowers were delivered to surprised, delighted and appreciative receivers. Special thanks to Yolanda Garza who introduced us to residences where Lou Lange lives.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014 • Photos
SAMMY – 4-5 Month Old Lynx Point Siamese Kitten Sammy is one easy going kitty! He enjoys play time but he also enjoys just hanging out in whatever room you are in. Sammy doesn’t mind being held, and can turn into quite the purring machine, but he doesn’t necessarily require your undivided attention like some kittens do!
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Garden Club met Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at the Mason County Library Stribling Room. This was the annual membership drive meeting with installation of new officers. Seventeen members were present including three joining the Mason Garden Club during the meeting. New officers installed were Penny Peterson as Secretary and Wendy Hastings as Treasurer.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 27, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman K. Michael Conaway (R-Texas) invites students interested in attending the military service academies to apply for a nomination. To be considered for appointment to a service academy, an applicant must meet eligibility requirements and be nominated by an authorized person, including a member of the U.S.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 27, 2014 • Photos
KNEL 95.3FM radio listeners came to the aid of three year old Precious Payton Martinez last week in the amount of $4,100 to help with medical expenses. Precious Payton is battling Undifferentiated Soft Tissue Sarcoma cancer. For the last two and a half years, she has been subject to several surgeries and chemo in an attempt to battle the cancer.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 27, 2014 • Photos
The Summer Meltdown Challenge wrapped up on Friday, August 15th with a covered dish salad luncheon at River of Life Church. There was much celebrating of the fun we had & congratulations to the 3 top winners who logged the most hours exercising. The 3rd place winner was Jane Lakin.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 21, 2014 • Photos
Beautiful tortoiseshell kitten. Persy is a three-month old kitten that was rescued off the street and brought to Second Chance - Mason Animal Rescue. This little girl loves to play, loves to be held and pretty much would like your undivided attention! She is very people oriented, and will make a great companion cat.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014 • Photos
Mason County Soil & Water Conservation District had their annual Billy Bingo contest during the 50th Roundup weekend. Michael Cope was the sole winner this year! Chuck Bearden presented Michael with a check on behalf of the Mason County Soil & Water Conservation District.