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Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014 • Photos
This past Wednesday, the annual FFA Greenhand Leadership Camp was held at the Fredericksburg, Texas, High School. The event was put on to encourage incoming greenhands (first year FFA students) to break out of their comfort zone and engage in activities that promote leadership. Along with these activates, there were also two breakout sessions teaching the students how to become a better leader in their community, but also providing knowledge on how to be a professional communicator while doin ...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014
During the September 22nd meeting of the Mason I.S.D. Board, the group selected a contractor to begin contract negotiations with in order to move ahead with construction of the new junior high wing. Four bids were received for the project, ranging from $2,994,000 to $3,313,194. Construction times submitted by the bidders ranged from 242 days up to 360 days.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014 • Photos
At the end of May, the Mason ISD hosted its annual Academic Excellence Awards Banquet. The students of Mason High School were honored for their hard work during the course of the year in maintaining a high average in each six weeks. The Education Foundation takes pride in their tradition of saluting the students of MHS who work hard all year long and maintain the tradition of excellence in our school.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
Rep. Charles Perry has been named the winner in the September 9th special election to fill the District 28 seat vacated by Senator Robert Duncan who left the position for a move to Texas Tech University. Perry received 22,849, well above Jodey Arrington's 12,956, Greg Wortham's 5,605, Delwin Jones' 675, Kerry Douglas' 357, and E.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 17, 2014 • Photos
After an initial launch, the Hill Country Memorial electronic health record website, or “Patient Portal,” is now available online. The password-protected website provides patients with a secure and convenient way to access their health information online at any time. Online health records available through the HCM Patient Portal include: Reports, including results of diagnostic imaging done at HCM Lab work results List of medications Visit and procedure history at HCM Through the po ...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 17, 2014
GRANVILLE, OH (09/09/2014)(readMedia)-- Claudia Canfield of Mason (76856) was awarded a scholarship at Denison University. Canfield, a member of the class of 2018, received a Denison Founders Award. The Denison Founders Award is granted to students based on academic achievement, leadership and personal merit. At Denison University, one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges, motivated students from around the world tailor educational experiences in pursuit of their highest aspiratio ...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 11, 2014 • Photos
The students at Grace Christian School were recently gifted with dictionaries of their very own, compliments of the Leon Valley Grange. This agriculturally based Community Service organization promotes education of the youth of Texas with The Dictionary Project. In addition to word definitions, these dictionaries include The Constitution, a brief synopsis of each President, as well as facts about each state.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 11, 2014 • Photos
Lauryn Taylor Martin is engaged to James Matthew Jordan. Taylor and Michelle Martin, of Vicksburg, Mississippi announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauryn Taylor Martin of Vicksburg, Mississippi, to James Matthew Jordan of Midland, Texas. Mr. Jordan is the son of Sheryl Ryan of Midland, Texas, and Darrell Jordan of San Antonio, Texas.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Junior High eighth grade class recently held elections for class officers. Those elected by their classmates are: President Ethan Powell, Vice-President Zach Norman, Secretary Joshua Fluhmann, Reporter Anna McMillan,Treasurer Raegan Glentz and Parliamentarian Sydney Anderson. As class officers, these students will be responsible for the 9-11 Ceremony, helping host the Jr.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014
I apologize that I missed the deadline to submit this article last week. I forgot about the Labor Day holiday. Having said that, I think we are off to a great start all around. The Elementary/Jr. High Back to School Bash was a huge success. Thanks to all the students and parents who attended.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 4, 2014 • Photos
Mason Ray Jaquez would like to announce the birth of his baby brother, Maxon Daniel Jaquez. He was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, on August 16,2014. He weighed six pounds, three ounces and was 20 inches long. Parents are Conrado & Jennifer Jaquez of Corpus Christi,Texas. Grandparents are Ray & Cynthia Jaquez of Mason and Daniel & Becky Palacio of Brady.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 3, 2014
The Tocker Foundation has awarded a $49,988 grant to the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library. The grant will fund Phase II of the interior renovation project begun with a 2011 Tocker grant. The funds will be used for updating the children’s area, purchasing computer stations with task chairs, adding a new seating area for Wi-Fi and laptop users, new signage, and upgrading the circulation area.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014 • Photos
The Pontotoc Community hosted an Ice Cream Social on August 19th honoring their Postmaster, Carma Halfmann, who is retiring at the end of August 2014. She will be the last Postmaster of Pontotoc, TX. According to the book “Bluebonnets and Rattlesnakes” by H.C. Byler, Jr. the former Postmaster roster, dating back to 1880, includes: Benjamin J.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014
Over 500 Central Texas Electric Co-op customers, members and spouses, gathered in the Fredericksburg High School Auditorium on August 19, as CTEC hosted its 67th Annual Members’ Meeting. CEO Robert A. Loth III welcomed them and introduced Board President Gerald Kaspar and the ten other CTEC directors. Joe Brown, CTEC Dispatcher in Fredericksburg, and Elder - Journey Church of Fredericksburg, provided an invocation.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014 • Photos
Elena Ramon has been awarded the Dr. Bob Gallaway ‘42 Endowed Scholarship by the Dwight Look College of Engineering and the Honors Challenge Scholarship at Texas A&M University. Both of these scholarships are awarded for excellent academic achievement. Elena is a sophomore civil engineering major with a 3.96 GPA. Her parents wish her and her brother Julio the best of luck at Aggieland this year.