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Wednesday, July 1, 2015 • Posted July 2, 2015 • Photos
The Mason High School Class of 1960 held its 55th year reunion at the Peters Prairie School House on Saturday, June 27, 2015. Those pictured below are: Front row: Helen Meyer Habecker, Linda McWilliams Phillips, Celia Martin Grote, Anita Schmidt Lofton, Dolores Donop Keller, Romell Surber Hardin. Second row: Claressa Hubbard Friedrich, Marsha Bodenhamer Kothmann, Sheba Morrison Kothmann, (hidden: Mary Louise Garner Hansen), Donice Schuessler Walker, Deanna Dannheim Handlin, Connie Leifeste Muel ...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 • Posted July 2, 2015 • Photos
Mason High School Class of 1985 held their thirty year reunion on Saturday afternoon, June 27, at the home of Lee and Bobbie McMillan. They enjoyed a steak meal, an afternoon of visiting and remembering that “we are better people for being raised in Mason, Texas.” Back row: Roy Davenport, Gina Dannheim Drake, Hector Berreles, Rodney Fleming, Donna Goff Johnson, Jimmy Kruse, Jack Sigafus.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 • Posted July 2, 2015 • Photos
The Mason County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the Rippy Law Firm in Mason, in conjunction with their open house. Felix has been practicing law for over 25 years. He is board certified to practice Family Law, but also does criminal, civil, wills, trusts, probate, estate planning, expunctions, business formations, elder and long-term care planning, and he is a certified mediator.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 • Posted July 2, 2015 • Photos
Lucas Martin was selected to attend the 2015 Youth Range Workshop at the Texas Tech University Center-Junction on June 21 – 26, 2015. County selection of participants involved in 4-H and FFA programs was based on outstanding projects, leadership and interest in range and natural resource management. Lucas’ local sponsor was the Mason County Soil and Water Conservation District, a strong supporter of range education and leadership development of local youth.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 25, 2015 • Photos
Henry Perez, owner of Perez Construction, recently joined the Mason County Chamber of Commerce. Though based in Lampasas, Perez Construction has been involved in numerous jobs in the Mason area and Henry enjoys working with Mason County residents. The do new construction, metal buildings, remodeling and all types of concrete work.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 24, 2015 • Photos
Blake Hemphill, grandson of former Mayor Jamie Hemphill and Mary Hemphill graduated from the Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry on May27th.Texas A&M purchased the Baylor College of Dentistry several years ago. Blake graduated number nine in his class and was on the Cumulative Dean’s Honor List. He was inducted into two societies: The Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society, and the Odonotological Honor Society.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 24, 2015 • Photos
AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas Historical Commission (THC) honors the Mason County Historical Commission (CHC) with a Distinguished Service Award for the 2014 year of service. The THC issues Distinguished Service Awards each year to CHCs that exemplify exceptional service and dedication to the state of Texas. This award was presented during a meeting of the County Commissioners' Court on June 22, 2015, to acknowledge the CHCs stewardship of our state's unique cultural and historic sites. "County Hi ...
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 • Posted June 19, 2015 • Photos
Don and Deborah Baxter of Mason are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Denay Annette Baxter, to Race Wade Skaggs, son of Race and Jill Skaggs of Stockdale. Denay graduated from Mason High School in 2009 and Angelo State University with a bachelors degree in Sociology and a Masters Degree in Curriculum and Education and a Masters in Counseling.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 • Posted June 19, 2015 • Photos
"War Babies," as the class of 65 was known, started the first grade in 1953 with a record 106 students. The class was so large that an additional classroom had to be added. On Saturday afternoon, June 6th, the class held their 50th year reunion at Kenneth and Brenda Kothmann's home.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 • Updated June 10, 2015 3:39 PM • Photos
The Hill Country Sheep and Goat Auxiliary met June 1 at the ranch home of Peggy Matli. Speaker, Attorney Tammy Fisher told some history of the Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers and of plans of the Centennial of TSGRA to be held at the YO Ranch Hotel, Kerrville, TX July 23 - 25. Scholarship winners announced for this spring are dividing $21,200.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 • Updated June 10, 2015 3:26 PM
COLLEGE STATION, June 3, 2015 - Texas A&M University has named its honor students for the spring semester, recognizing them for outstanding academic performance. The Dean’s Honor Roll recognizes students taking at least 15 semester hours during the spring semester who have maintained a 3.75 or higher grade point (GPR) out of a possible 4.0. Among those recognized were: Name: Ramon, Elena F. Class: Senior 90+ Ho Hometown: Mason, TX Zipcode: 76856- Degree 1: Bachelor of Science - Civil E ...
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 • Posted June 10, 2015
Students achieving the Dean’s List for the 2015 spring semester have been announced by Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, students must be enrolled fulltime at ASU and must maintain a 3.25 or better grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Students making the honor roll are listed by their hometowns: Mason: Garrett R.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 • Updated June 10, 2015 3:15 PM • Photos
Mr. and Mrs. Randy Hensley of San Angelo, TX are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Kristen Hensley of Hobbs, NM to Michael Oney of Hobbs, NM. Kristen is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Randy and Cindy Hensley of San Angelo, TX. She grew up in San Angelo, and graduated from Angelo State University with a BS in Education.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 • Posted June 10, 2015
COLLEGE STATION, June 3, 2015 - Diplomas were awarded to approximately 8,700 Texas A&M University graduates during spring commencement ceremonies. Among those receiving degrees were: Ellebracht, Emily K. Bachelor of Arts - Political Science
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 • Posted June 4, 2015 • Photos
Steve and Karen Toone are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Megan Lyn Toone to Paul Austin Keller, son of Paul and Karen Keller of Austin, Texas. Megan graduated from Mason High School in 1997 and Texas Tech University with a Bachelors of Business Administration and Masters of Science in Accounting in 2001.