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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 • Posted October 1, 2015 • Photos
Last Friday, September 25th, Steve and Pat Petty from Texarkana, TX visited the Mason Square Museum. Steve and Pat both have a love of Texas history coming from a heart of gratitude to their ancestors who settled here in the 1830’s. Their trip started in Llano, where Pat’s great-grandparents, Francis and Penelope “Edwards” Parker settled.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 • Posted October 1, 2015 • Photos
The Mason Study Club once again had a booth at Old Yeller Days for painting river rocks, called “Painted Rocks Rock”. The Study Club provided the rocks and paint, and the participants provided the imagination. This free activity was fun for all ages!
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 • Posted October 1, 2015 • Photos
Toto is searching for her home! Loves children and good company. She is well trained and leash ready to walk. Never a dull moment. Enjoys sitting around with good company and would love a visit from you soon. 325-347-2187 oleyellowrescue@gmail.com
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 • Posted October 1, 2015 • Photos
Griffin and Aaralyn Julian of San Marcos and Wendell Epperson of Rocksprings were winners of the “Fullest Trash Bag” Award at last Sunday’s Fall Outing of the Llano River Watershed Alliance. More than 30 participants kayaked from South Llano River State Park to Flatrock Crossing in Junction, enhancing the river experience for the next paddler and learning about efforts to repair bank erosion, control invasive species, and improve riparian habitat.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 • Posted September 30, 2015
The Mason Child Welfare Board would like to introduce a campaign being offered through the Texas Department of Transportation to help promote awareness of Child Abuse Prevention, as well as raise funds for children in the Texas Foster Care System. This campaign, called “Drive 4 Change,” is being implemented by the Texas Council of Child Welfare Boards.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 • Posted September 30, 2015 • Photos
The Mason Study Club held its first meeting of the 2015 -2016 calendar year on September 23 in the Stribling Room of the Mason County Library. A delicious luncheon was hosted by the officers, Alberta Birk, Mary Carlman, Jan McCann, Barbara Brunken, Johnny Heildelberg, Trudy Irwin, and June Hall. Following lunch, our special guest speaker was Bridget Langdale, Bridget had a most informative and interesting program, accompanied by a slide show, on light pollution, dark skies and also the local a ...
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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 • Posted September 30, 2015
2015-2016 4-H Enrollment Begins Continues!!! Website to enroll: texas.4honline.com ALL 4-H members MUST re-enroll online in 4-H Connect each year. If you do not re-enroll, then you will not be considered an active 4-H member or volunteer and your contact information might be dropped from the weekly e-mail blast and newsletter distribution lists.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 • Posted September 30, 2015
On Saturday, October 3rd, there will be a bake sale at Lowes starting at 8:30 a.m. and a garage sale 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Grit School located on Hwy. 29 West. Proceeds from these will help toward renovations of the 2-room school which was constructed about 1924/1925.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 • Posted September 30, 2015 • Photos
Lola Hohn shared this photo of the Mason High School Puncher Band from 1949. The group was under the direction of Mr. J. G. "Pop" Stanley, and the photo was made by Clinton Schmidt. Front, L-R: Sally Capps, Peggy Underwood and Jen Doell Brandenberger. Row 2: Jean Nehr, Iva Jean Armour, Pat Carter and Sara Lee Bell.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 • Posted September 30, 2015
October the 9th marks the start of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. VFW post 8554 Mason will have a rememberance of this day on the 6th of October at 1:30 p.m. All interested parties are invited to attend. All question about Mason VFW Post 8554 should be directed to Lawrence Spell, Post Commander, at 325 429 6224.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 • Posted September 30, 2015 • Photos
Team Results: Champion Team Overall, 1st in Beef, 3rd in Sheep and Goats and 2nd in Swine Individual Results: Aspen Martin: 1st High Point Individual, also 1st in Beef, 1st in Swine and 2nd in Sheep and Goats. Avery Brooks : 4th High Point Individual, 2nd in Swine. Sr. Individual Results: Lucas Martin- 3rd in Sheep and Goats
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 • Posted September 25, 2015 • Photos
Llano Pioneers Chapter DRT presents the book, “Daughters of the Republic of Texas Founders and Patriots”, an excellent genealogy research reference, to the Llano County Library Genealogy Research Section of the Llano Library.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 • Posted September 25, 2015 • Photos
The Comanche Creek Ladies Golf Association met at the golf course on Monday, September 21, for their annual 9-hole cross-country scramble. Afterwards, they met at the home of Kay Evans for a delicious salad luncheon and their annual meeting.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 • Posted September 25, 2015 • Photos
The Mason Square Museum showed its Puncher Pride on Friday, September 18th. Kay Evans and Karen Olson, pictured, were proud to stand with “Patrick Pluenneke” in anticipation of the Fox Sports highlight bus and crew coming to town. Patrick, who is the original cowpuncher, was on his way to make fence repairs when he stopped at the Museum.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 • Posted September 25, 2015 • Photos
The Blue Star Memorial Marker Program of the National Garden Clubs, Inc. began in 1945 to honor the men and women serving in the Armed Forces during World War II. The name was chosen for the star on flags displayed in homes and businesses denoting a family member serving. Garden clubs pictured a ribbon of living memorial plantings traversing every state.