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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014 • Photos
The Riata Service Organization recently purchased a new Electrocardiogram machine for the Mason Clinic. This type of equipment is used often at the Clinic and Riata is pleased to be able to donate a new one. Shown displaying the EKG at the Mason Clinic are Suzan Brown, Dr. David Hoerster and Sherry Alexander PA-C.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014 • Photos
On Monday afternoon, Rebekah Whitworth was sworn in as Mason Conty Attorney, filling the unexpired term left by Shain Chapman's resignation to run for District Attorney. Mrs. Whitworth was joined at the ceremony by her family, and by many of the staff and elected officials of Mason County.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014 • Photos
On March 10, the Hill Country Memorial (HCM) Medical Group welcomed Kristina Crawford, P.A., to orthopedic surgeon Dr. Daniel Robertson’s team. As a Physician Assistant, Crawford can perform physical examinations, diagnose and treat illnesses, order and interpret lab tests, prescribe medications, perform injections and procedures and assist in surgery. She will assist Dr.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014 • Photos
Mason County Judge, Jerry Bearden, has been honored by the Texas Judicial Academy for going the extra mile to be prepared to handle his duties as county judge. Judge Bearden was inducted, again, as a Fellow in the Texas Judicial Academy March 20, 2014, at a reception in Lubbock, the Overton Hotel, during the 2014 Spring Judicial Education Session. The Academy, a partnership between the Texas Tech University School of Law and the Texas Association of Counties, names as Fellows each year those ...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014 • Photos
Sara Peyton and Jade Dospapas gladly announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their mommy, Erika Velez to Ryan Schmidt. Erika is the daughter of Valentin and Letty Velez of Mason, the granddaughter of Ray and Janie Garza of Fredonia, Roman Velez, Sr. of Mason and the late Lupe Bermea.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014 • Photos
Three generations of McAdams ran their first 10K race together recently when they competed together in Austin's Capitol 10K. Ranging in age from 14 to 80ish, they are, left to right: Kade, Grandpa J. Roy, cousin Will, Shel and Hunter. All did what they planned for months,,, they finished. Kade and Hunter are the grandsons of Max Hey and Marjorie Hey of Mason.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014 • Photos
Virginia Marie Grote, daughter of Don and Pattie Grote of Mason, Texas, and Clifton Douglas Barlow, son of Doug and Connie Barlow of Beaumont, Texas, were married Saturday, January 11th, at two o’clock in the afternoon at the Smith Family Chapel at Riverbend in Austin, Texas. Pastor John Patterson officiated. Music was performed by Stacy Arnold of Dallas, Texas, on the classical guitar.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014 • Photos
The Texas State University mascot team got 3rd at USA (United Spirit Association) Collegiate Nationals in California a few weeks ago. This is the first time Texas State University has sent Boko the Bobcat to compete in seven years. Mason High School graduate, Lorri Ann Drazan, is a member of the team.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 16, 2014 • Photos
Mr. and Mrs. James Taylor Virdell, Sr., of Llano, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on April 5, 2014. Close friends and family joined them at their home in Llano to congratulate them on this momentous occasion. Taylor and Annelle (Lehmberg) were married at First United Methodist Church in Austin, while Taylor was serving as an aerial engineer in the United States Air Force during World War II and Annelle was working at Bergstrom Field in Austin. Their first home was Marfa, Texas, but ...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 16, 2014 • Photos
Sacrifice and commitment by Mason High School students and academic coaches earned MHS the 2014 academic championship. Competing against 11 district schools Mason High captured the District 29-A Spring Meet title. When points from all academic events and one act play were awarded MHS scored 395 points well ahead of second place Harper with 317 points.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Updated April 10, 2014 9:03 AM • Photos
In January, 1999, with the encouragement and advice of the late Dr. Jackie Hunt, St. Paul Lutheran Wellness Exercise Class was organized. This is the project of the St. Paul Lutheran Parish Nurse. At middle age, there is the beginning of Sarcopenia (muscle loss) and Osteoporosis (bone loss). Each condition may be slowed by exercise and better nutrition. To improve the safety and activity level of our members is the goal of the class. Wellness Exercise Class is held on Monday, Wednesday, and ...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014 • Photos
Mason County Judge Jerry Bearden signed a proclamation declaring April as Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month along with members of Bluebonnet CASA and the Mason County Child Welfare Board. Seated left to right are Morgan Martin, Judge Bearden, and Ann Mahnken, Back Row, Lisa Heath, Cheryl Nail, Lisa Goehmann, Karen Olsen and Roxanne Benefield.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014 • Photos
Last Friday, there was a balloon release up at the Mason Elementary School. The groups participating were: Bluebonnet CASA, Mason County Child Welfare Board and the Hill Country Children Advocate Center. Balloons were released at 10:00 a.m. They released 43 blue balloons for the children they have in care at Bluebonnet CASA and 156 white balloons for the number of child fatalities due to child abuse or neglect in the state of Texas this year.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 9, 2014 • Photos
South Plains College of Levelland, Texas has invited Lydia Bierschwale to receive a full scholarship to be on their rodeo team. Here is Lydia as she signed her Letter of Intent. Lydia has been a State Finals qualifier for 7 years of Junior High and High School rodeo combined. She has also been a National Qualifier one year of Junior High Rodeo.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 • Posted April 5, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Ladies Golf Association played in the annual “Nanny Goat Tournament” at Blue Lake Golf Course. From left to right: Sheila Innis, who won 3rd gross in the first flight; Jamye Graves, who won closest to the pin and longest drive; Cynthia Bauer, Patsy Brandenberger, Sherrie Patrick, Kathy Bradley, Rita Ash and Minnie Schmidt.