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Wednesday, March 26, 2014 • Posted March 27, 2014 • Photos
“Please do this show again and again and again!” Critic judge Ricky Ramon’s written ballot praised Mason High School’s performance of scenes from “The Last Night of Ballyhoo” at the District 29-1A One Act Play, Zone 1 contest on March 21 at Llano HS. The production advanced to District competition to be held next week in Kerrville.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 12, 2014
On Monday, March 3, 2014, Hill Country Memorial was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health Analytics for third consecutive year, putting it in the company of the top 1 percent of hospitals nationally. Of more than 2,800 hospitals surveyed, Hill Country Memorial was one of 20 small community hospitals nationwide and one of 11 Texas hospitals that made the list.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 12, 2014 • Photos
Alpha Beta Psi recently made a donation to Mason Elementary School to help sponsor "The 7 Habits of Happy Kids" Parent Training, where parents have a wonderful opportunity to learn how they can help guide their child to follow the 7 Habits at home and become a lifelong leader. The session will be held on Tuesday, March 25 at 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 6, 2014 • Photos
Lydia Anne Bjork graduated from Tarleton State University in December with a Bachelors of Science in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences with an emphasis on Child and Family Studies. While attending Tarleton, she was very active on and off campus. Lydia was the co-founder and vice president of Tarleton State University Transfer Students United, was a member of Omicron Delta Kappa, National Leadership Honor Society, and Sigma Alpha Pi, National Society of Leadership and Success.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 6, 2014 • Photos
Stran Stultz had Reserve Grand Champion Lamb @ 2014 San Antonio Stockshow.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 6, 2014 • Photos
Mark Hurta, just returned from his second contract with Norwegian Cruise Line. First contract was on the Gem out of New York City, where I went to the Caribbean and the Bahamas. I received Vacation Hero for the photography department. Vacation Hero is “a crew member that has been the “Hero” of your vacation by delivering exceptional service.” My second contract was out of Boston and Tampa where the photography team received the Outstanding Team Award and I received Vacation Hero.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 6, 2014
Tom and Susan Doell have been restoring the Hilda Lutheran Church located on their ranch. They want to put the steeple back on the church building. The cross that went on top of the steeple is displayed at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Mason. They could measure it and create a replica.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 5, 2014 • Photos
The Heart of Texas Country Music Association will celebrate its 25th Anniversary on March 21-29, in Brady. The Association grew from KNEL’s Hillbilly Hits Radio show in Brady, to encompass an over 1,000 member organization, the Heart of Texas Country Music Museum, Heart of Texas Records, the Heart of Texas Recording Studio plus regular performances staged in Brady, Llano, Seguin, Mason and Marble Falls throughout the years. The festivities will include a Welcome Party and Dance on the Frid ...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 • Posted February 27, 2014 • Photos
On February 20, Hochheim Branch 160 awarded a number of gifts/grants to local organizations. Recipients were, back row, left to right: J. W. Harle - Young Life; Jennifer Row - Steady Steps Weekday Ministry; and, Shanna Price - Senior Nutrition Center. Middle row: Carolyn Phillips - Friends of the Library.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 • Posted February 27, 2014 • Photos
San Antonio – The Supreme Champion Market Steer Drive was held February 21st at the San Antonio Livestock Show & Rodeo. Over the course of 3 days over 1,419 steers were exhibited and narrowed down to fifteen Breed Champions and fifteen Reserve Breed Champions. Each exhibitor in the Grand Drive received a $10,000 scholarship. Sierra Jade Martin of Mason, Texas, was Reserve Champion Charolais with her steer “The Great Bambino.” Martin is a member of the Mason County 4-H club.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 • Posted February 27, 2014 • Photos
Gracie Belle is a little over a year old, and beautiful girl.  She is housebroken and crate trained.  She gets along well with other dogs, and is very gentle with her foster kitties!  Gracie would do well in an active home, or a home with other dogs that she can run and play with.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 • Posted February 27, 2014
San Marcos, Texas (Grassroots Newswire) February 24, 2014 - Texas State University has announced that the following students have been named to the dean’s list for the 2013 fall semester: Kelsey Elizabeth McBee of Brady (76825) April M Craig of Junction (76849) Travis C Trimble of Junction (76849) Ellie Michele Blair of Mason (76856) Lorri Ann E Drazan of Mason (76856) Shayla Estes of Mason (76856) Amber J Herrera of Mason (76856) Estrellita Longoria of Mason (76856) To be named to the Dea ...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 • Posted February 27, 2014
Kirsten Shaw won Reserve Grand Champion with her goat in San Antonio. She won the heavy weight division; but, after that, she went back into the ring and won the overall Reserve Grand. At the sale Thursday, her goat sold for $40,000! That is in addition to the $10,000 scholarship that she won.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 • Posted February 27, 2014
San Marcos, Texas - February 24, 2014 -- Jonathan Martin a resident of Mason (76856) was one of the graduates during the 2013 fall commencement ceremonies at Texas State University. Martin received a Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Geography. Texas State is an emerging research university located in the Austin-San Antonio corridor on the edge of the Texas Hill Country.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 • Posted February 19, 2014 • Photos
San Antonio –The Grand Champion Market Goat Drive was held February 13 at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo. Kirsten Shaw of Mason, Texas, took home a $10,000 scholarship for being the Heavy Weight Grand Champion. Shaw is a member of Mason County 4-H and enjoys playing softball, being 4-H Vice President and being involved in FFA.