Mason County News
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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.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 • Posted April 30, 2014
(TEMPLE, TX—April 28) Soil and water conservation districts in State District Two will elect a member to the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board (TSSWCB) on Tuesday, May 6. The election will be held at 6 p.m. in Wall, TX in the Saint Ambrose Catholic Church Parish Hall Conference Room. State District Two consists of 51 counties within which there are 45 soil and water conservation districts in the Hill Country and Big Bend-Trans Pecos region of Texas.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 • Posted April 30, 2014 • Photos
Chef” Martha Kothmann is a star! Her Nonnie’s Kitchen classes, part of the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library’s Makerspaces programming, have been a tremendous hit this spring. Her third class on April 25 featured Italian food, and the tantalizing aromas from the kitchen are the best advertising she could do!
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 • Posted April 30, 2014 • Photos
Mason Artisan Gallery is an eclectic collection of the work of artists and artisans from the Mason area. Paintings in oil, acrylic, and watercolor line the walls and tables, which also hold jewelry made by local craftsmen, collages, three dimensional pieces, decorated gourds, wooden chests, clocks, and cards. The work of Jan Keller will be highlighted during the month of May.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 • Posted April 24, 2014 • Photos
The MacMillan/Cavness family reunion brought together many extended relatives recently, including: Back row: Hebert Cavness, James Bolinger, Gerry & Don Daniel, Linda Bolinger, Dwayne & Martha Leifeste, Nona Evans, Front row: Jim Dott, Melanie & Brandin Bolinger (James' wife & son).
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 • Posted April 24, 2014
Hill Country Memorial Hospital Foundation is focusing its spring appeal on the goal of raising funds to purchase a digital breast tomosynthesis machine. This new machine uses 3D technology to create a clearer, more precise image of the breast. The 3D tomosynthesis mammogram machine operates like a CT scanner. It captures image “slices” of the breast from different angles and reconstructs them to produce an enhanced, highly accurate picture.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 • Posted April 24, 2014 • Photos
Congressman K. Michael Conaway stopped by the News office last week. While there he posed with the staff for a quick photo: left to right: Tommy Kent, T.J. Schmidt, Congressman Conaway and Donna Nelson.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 • Posted April 24, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Community Choir performed an Easter Cantata on Palm Sunday, April 13, at St. Paul Lutheran Church. Photo courtesy of James Esquell.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 • Posted April 23, 2014 • Photos
Slone Stultz had the Champion Light Heavy Weight Division goat at this year's 2014 Houston Livestock Show.