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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 • Posted October 1, 2015 • Photos
Margaret Swanson had a very happy day on Monday, September 28, when family members and friends gathered at her home to celebrate her seventy-second birthday. Birthday cakes and gifts made the day extra special for her. Picture by Gladys Garner
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 • Posted September 23, 2015 • Photos
The 60th Reunion of the Mason High School Class of 1955 was held on Saturday, September 5, at Nacho's Cafe. Thirty five classmates and visitors participated in the festivities and enjoyed a meal and a custom cake to celebrate the occasion. Each class member told a brief story about themselves.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 • Posted September 17, 2015 • Photos
Big sisters Brynlee and Braxtyn Halamicek are pleased to announce the arrival of their little brother, Bode Ryan. Bode was born September 1st, weighing in at five pounds, ten ounces, and was 19 inches long. He is welcomed by parents Bobby & Kaylee Halamicek of Mason. Grandparents are Brent & Mitzi Drennan of Mason and Forrester & Mary Ellen Halamicek of Llano.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 • Posted September 17, 2015 • Photos
Kyle and Salah Eckert of Mason, Texas, are excited to announce the arrival of their son Holden Michael Eckert and their daughter Hadley Ryan Eckert. Holden arrived on June 9, 2015, at 2:22 p.m. weighing six pounds, fourteen ounces and was 18.15 inches long. Hadley arrived on June 9, 2015, at 2:23 p.m.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 • Posted September 17, 2015 • Photos
Ray and Ashley Duarte are happy to announce the arrival of their son, Paxton Law Duarte. He was born June 10, 2015, in San Angelo, Texas; weighing six pound, fourteen ounces, and was 20 inches long. Paxton is the brother to, proud big sister, Paisley and Grandson of Ray and Victoria Duarte and Pete and Lawrie Airheart.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 • Posted September 3, 2015 • Photos
By The Grace of God Jessica Mari Gomez of Mission, Texas and Jonathan Jabier Rodriguez of Fredericksburg, Texas, along with their parents, Ed and Mary Gomez of Mission and Jabier and Debbie Rodriguez of Fredericksburg, announce their forthcoming marriage. They will be married on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at J Cross J Ranch in Fredericksburg at 6 o’clock in the evening. Jessica graduated with a Fine Science Associates Degree in Culinary Arts and Restaurant Management from South Texas Coll ...
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 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.