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Wednesday, January 29, 2014 • Posted February 1, 2014 • Photos
It was standing room only at the Stribling Room last week when Mrs. Jutta Dreyer gave her program at the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library. Her poignant memories of what it was like to be a child in Berlin during World War II offered a uniquely personal perspective on the war.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 • Posted February 1, 2014
A Health and Wellness Program Offered by the Wesley Nurse Health Ministries™ The Wesley Nurse at First United Methodist Church invites you to take part in a grief and loss support group open to all citizens in the Mason area. The focus of the support group is to offer a time of listening and caring while participants work through the loss of someone, or something dear to them.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 • Posted February 1, 2014 • Photos
These are images of the San Saba Quilt Show's Best of show winner from Fredonia, Carolyln Thomas. She also won first in Art Quilt, Second in Contemporary Quilt, and second in the Wall Hanging Quilt division. Best of Show: Carolyn Thomas, Fredonia, “Lion of Juda” (photo credit: Whitley Photographic Services) Mayor’s Choice: Rebecca Yarbrough, Nacogdoches, “Millifiori Revival” ( MayersQuilt.jpg) (photo credit: Whitley Photographic Services) Antique Quilt Winners: 1st: Dorothy S ...
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 • Posted February 1, 2014 • Photos
70 high school students in Pioneers Youth Leadership and 5 Pioneers alumni serving as counselors in the program participated in the Pioneers State Leadership Forum in Austin last week. Over two days, the students worked with state agencies and elected officials to find ways to meet the challenges that rural Texas communities face regarding water, education and economic development. “These high school students in Pioneers are working hard to develop solutions to the most critical problems ...
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 • Posted January 29, 2014
In 2013, the Hill Country CattleWomen awarded 13 scholarships totaling $23,500.00, and we hope to match or even exceed that amount in 2014. We are announcing our 1st Annual Spring Round-Up Fundraiser to be held Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. The Round-Up will be held at Historic Pat’s Hall located at 406 Post Oak Rd., Fredericksburg, Texas.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 • Posted January 29, 2014 • Photos
The following students made Honor Roll for the 2nd quarter at Grace Christian School. Back Row: Sydney Renfroe, Selah Farmer, Randee Renfroe, Graci Weber, Marie Roy. Middle Row: Derek Renfroe, Hunter Bradley, Kaden Kimbriel, Riggin Farmer, Case Weber, Fisher Bradley. Front Row: Royce Pfeil, Ethan Huse.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 • Posted January 22, 2014 • Photos
The Youth Group of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (Mason, TX) has created a display of 56 white crosses on the church lawn. Each cross represents one million unborn children who have been aborted. This means that over 56 million (56,000,000 plus) unborn children have been aborted since 1973. That number represents that one baby every 20 seconds has been aborted. The Catholic bishops of the United States have designated January 22 as a special day of prayer and penance in reparation for the mas ...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 • Posted January 17, 2014 • Photos
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 • Posted January 17, 2014 • Photos
At the Sutton County Stock Show, Sonora, Texas, on January 10, 2014, the Grand Champion Goat was shown by Kodi Ann Davis, 4th grader at Sonora Intermediate School. Her grandparents are: Clinton and Julie Gamel of Mason. The breeder was Gallagher Goats. Left to Right in picture: Robert, Kodi Ann, Koda Joy, and Candy Gamel Davis.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 • Posted January 17, 2014 • Photos
Thank you! We had a wonderful time today in downtown Fredonia at our first Fredonia Musical Jamboree! A huge thank you to Bill Derrick of Brady Music for the use of his sound equipment and his expert assistance. Thank you to all of the local musicians who played. We truly engaged in lots of friendly fun falderal right here in Fredonia.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 • Posted January 17, 2014 • Photos
Fairmount Minerals of Voca, Texas made a significant donation to the Mason County Livestock Show that was divided among all exhibitors. Dixie Atchison of Fairmount Minerals gives a check to Michael Cope representing the Mason County Livestock Show.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 • Posted January 17, 2014 • Photos
Mason Community Kitchen started its third year of operation on January 11, 2014, producing 179 containers of chili blanco for clients of the Mason Food Bank. This local hunger relief organization was grateful to receive a $500 grant from Walmart (via the Brady store) and a $500 gift card from HEB for purchasing ingredients.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 • Posted January 17, 2014 • Photos
Join the “Get Off The Fence Gang” for their monthly Men’s breakfast at the St Paul Lutheran fellowship hall, Tuesday January 21st. Coffee is ready at 6:30 a.m. with breakfast starting at 7:00 a.m.. Lots of good fellowship and all are welcome.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 • Posted January 17, 2014 • Photos
8-9 Months Old Male Mickey has a special place in his foster mom’s heart. When we first met him at the pound he was crouched in the back of his cage hissing for all he was worth. But the minute his foster mom picked him up and started cuddling him his purring motor kicked in and hasn’t stopped!
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 • Posted January 17, 2014
Mason VFW Post 8554 will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, January the 20th at 6:30 p.m. at the post on Post Hill Street, behind the jail. Main topics for this meeting will be: the post dinner, the Mid winter round-up in Austin and future post activities. All members are encouraged to attend and any veterans wishing to join please come by. At this time the VFW has 3 x 5 American flags available to the public at our cost.