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Wednesday, August 19, 2015 • Posted August 20, 2015 • Photos
These Brandenberger siblings recently celebrated their birthdays in McQueeney. Pictured are Franklin Brandenberger (90 years), Florence Smith (80 years); and, Gladys (Brandy) Hamman (85 years).
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 • Posted August 19, 2015 • Photos
The family of Reynol and Juana Garza celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on August 8 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. The mass was celebrated by Father Melvin Dornak. He presented the couple with a certificate for the Sacrament of Matrimony from the Diocese of Austin. The couple would like to thank Father for the service and to all the friends and family that made this event possible.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 • Posted August 19, 2015 • Photos
Former Mason resident Paul Jordan was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army Reserves as the Head Nurse of the ICU department of the 228th Combat Support Hospital in San Antonio on Saturday August the 8th at 5 p.m. Paul entered the military as a Private on November 8, 1988, from Mason.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 • Posted August 13, 2015
The Mason High School class of 1955 will be holding their 60th reunion on Saturday, September 5, 2015. They will meet at Nacho's Cafe starting at 11:00 a.m. Lunch, from Nacho's menu, will begin at 12:30 p.m. No reservations are necessary and the attire is casual. For more information and/or to update us on your whereabouts, please send current address information to: Sue Keller Forestello 142 Montpelier Dr San Antonio, Tx 78228 210 912-8033 or 210 736-6206 suekay@satx.rr.com And/or Sylv ...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Updated July 29, 2015 1:50 PM • Photos
Bennett Brown Mutschink celebrates his 100th day in one of his Moopaw’s homemade outfits from 65 years ago. Bennett was born April 12, 2015 in Dallas to Mark and Sharon Mutschink. Proud grandparents are Stephen and Joyce Mutschink.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Posted July 29, 2015
The Mason Puncher Club has come across some information that 2015 is the 100 year anniversary of ORGANIZED Mason Puncher Football, and would like to recognize this centennial event! We have continued to research the information, and have been unable to find anything to indicate otherwise. We are asking the public, that if anyone has ANY information to substantiate otherwise, to PLEASE contact Tana Hofmann at 210-867-4495 or 325-347-5927 as soon as possible.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 • Posted July 23, 2015 • Photos
During Round Up, the Mason County Chamber of Commerce welcomed the Mason County Historical Commission as a member with a formal ribbon cutting on the courthouse lawn. Charles Eckert performed the scissor duties for the group, while Nikki Sills and Sabin Neslon (at left) were on hand for the Chamber.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 • Posted July 22, 2015 • Photos
T. J. Schovajsa of Mason recently returned from a nine-month deployment in Kandhar, Afghanistan, with the 101st Airborne Division. As he returned, family and friends were on hand to welcome him home and to help him settle in at his new assignment at Fort Campbell in Clarksville, Tennessee.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 • Posted July 16, 2015 • Photos
Matt and Sherry Schmidt of Mason, Texas are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious little girl, Miss Elizabeth Rose Schmidt. Elizabeth was born on June 10, 2015 at 7:11 a.m. at Hill Country Memorial Hospital in Fredericksburg, Texas. She weighed seven pounds, ten ounces, and was 20 ½ inches long.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 • Posted July 15, 2015
HUNTSVILLE, Texas. (July 8, 2015) - The following area students received degrees during Spring 2015 commencement ceremonies at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. Jaci Draper, BS - Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Business
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 • Posted July 15, 2015 • Photos
The graduating class of 1945 held their 70 year reunion July 11th at Willow Creek Cafe. There was eleven classmates of the origional forty two present. Standing: Lena Jane Bankston, Jamie Poynor,Tommy Splittgerber, Myrtle Fay McCallum, Elfe Thomas,Stanley Grote, Beatrice Langehenning, and Betty Chapman. Sitting: Kathryn Matthews, Carolyn Smith and Mary Lou Lange.
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.