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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 29, 2014
The Board of Directors of Operation Orphans, Inc. has selected four dates for doe hunts during the forthcoming whitetail season. They are the following Saturdays: October 25, November 15, December 6 and January 10. The October date will be an all girls’ hunt, while the remaining dates will be all boys’ hunts. This is the 55th year of the “Take a Child Hunting” program.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 29, 2014
The Museum on the Square will have a special exhibit “Memories of Mason Christmases” during the month of December. This exhibit will spotlight German, Hill Country and/or Mason traditions and family heirlooms. We are looking for ornaments, photographs, cookie molds, recipes, linens, you name it - anything that has “memories” of the holidays.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 29, 2014 • Photos
Mason Elementary School Leaders are participating in a Giving Tree Service Project to TREAT OUR SOLDIERS!  Many soldiers overseas do not have access to everyday treats.  Each class, Pre-K through 4th grade, will be donating a box of treats to ship to soldiers overseas.  If you would like to help with this project, please send to the school. It has been a very wonderful experience for our students as well!
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 • Posted October 23, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Kindergarten enjoyed the Mason County Fire Department coming to show them the firetrucks and equipment during Fire Prevention Week. The Kindergarten teachers are; Tami Smith, Karen Toone, and Linda Geistweidt.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 • Posted October 23, 2014 • Photos
Mr. Ryan Henrich, center of photo, a former MHS high school graduate, spoke to Mrs. Glendene Underwood’s and Mrs. Kelly Guice’s first period AP classes about his teaching experiences in Spain and France. He discussed the regions in Europe he has traveled over the years. Mr. Henrich entertained questions from the students.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 • Posted October 22, 2014 • Photos
Becca is a very sweet 1 year old female brown tabby that we rescued from the pound. She has been in one of our foster homes for a little over a month now, and according to her foster mom this is a fantastic cat. Becca is very social. She loves to have you scratch her chin or behind her ears.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 • Posted October 22, 2014 • Photos
Cub Scout Pack #281 took a field trip to the Mason Square Museum on Monday evening, October 20th. The Cub Scouts are Wyatt Westbrook, Raymond McDonald, Corbin Martinez and Jaxson Reichenau. Raymond’s sister, Maegan, joined the Pack to tour the Museum. The Pack leaders are Kendrah McDonald and C B Martinez.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 • Posted October 22, 2014
Nonnie’s Kitchen: Recipes from Family and Friends, will have Mexican Food for their Second Cooking Class. If you ask your friends to name their favorite Mexican food restaurant, you will come up with many options. Then try asking your friends for their favorite Mexican dish. Well, let’s just say it would be a very long list!
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 • Posted October 22, 2014 • Photos
Grace Christian School was pleased to share some time with CJ Burford last week. CJ spoke to our school during our morning devotional time and shared his amazing story. CJ is 9 years old and is actually a seasoned fund raiser for causes dear to him. At 6 years old, he heard a song and a Bible verse from Colossians 3:23 “ Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord” which inspired him to think of what he could do for the Lord.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014 • Photos
Rainbow Prism, Pam Scott’s latest quilting creation, is on display in the Stribling Room of the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library. Pam commented, “This is another modern quilt that reflects my fascination with color. I saw the pattern online, and it just made me happy! I couldn’t wait to try it with some of my favorite jewel tone fabrics.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014 • Photos
Tim Osbourn gave an informational program at the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library on Oct. 9. Mr. Osbourn explains Medicare basics, supplemental plans, open enrollment, and changes in Medicare. He will be returning to the library in December for one more session before the open enrollment period ends.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014 • Photos
Mason Bank has given a donation to the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library for the Old Yeller Literary Association. The Association holds Old Yeller Day and will host a Winter Book Festival with authors, storytellers, and other events relating to the theme of the book chosen for the Community Read.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Square Museum is currently featuring a special display of firemen and firewomen equipment. The equipment is from the Mason Volunteer Fire Department and includes some old, well used items and some newer items. As an example of old, a red bandana is on display symbolizing the first breathing equipment for smoke.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014 • Photos
Members of Fort Mason Board meet monthly and discuss maintaining and repairing of the fort property. Recent improvements include stabilization of the walls with metal rods, and plastering and painting cracked areas. The Officers Quarters now needs clean up for a possible Open House for Christmas, roof replacement, plus painting of windows and frames.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014
This past weekend the Puncher HS band competed at the Heart of Texas Marching Festival in Early, Texas. The band received a 1st division rating from the judges. “Overall the band played well, but we didn’t march our best. We have a lot of things we can improve on before our real competition next weekend,” said Bobby Halamicek.