Mason County News
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Wednesday, November 5, 2014 • Posted November 6, 2014 • Photos
H. C. Reichenau celebrated his 97th birthday Halloween Night at his home on Ritter St. Friends and family along with lots of “trick or treaters” came by to wish him Happy Birthday. He was born October 31, 1917, on the family ranch near London Texas. He retired from the Texas State Highway Department after 35 years of service.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 • Posted November 6, 2014 • Photos
Angela & Chase Smith are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Sadie Christine Smith. Sadie was born on August 10, 2014, at Hill Country Memorial Hospital. She arrived at 8:58 p.m. weighing nine pounds, two ounces and measuring 21 inches long. She is welcomed by big sisters Heidi & Landyn and grandparents Karen & David Schulze, Brenda & Greg Lange, and Michele & Paul Smith.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Community Foundation is proud to announce that another milestone has been made, in topping the $250,000 mark (a Quarter of a Million dollars!) in grants contributed back to the community. The grants recently awarded were to the Mason Basketball Association, Steady Steps, Odeon Preservation and Mason Community Choir.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014 • Photos
Jordan Kothmann and Charlie Ramon of Mason are proud to announce the birth of their son, Brantlin Ray Ramon. Brantlin was born July 18, 2014, at Hill Country Memorial Hospital in Fredericksburg weighing 8 pounds 1 ounce and was 20.5 inches long.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 • Posted October 23, 2014 • Photos
After interviewing applicants to replace former Justice of the Peace Tammi Bowman, the Mason County Commissioners' Court selected James Treg Hudson as her replacement during a special meeting last week. On Monday, Hudson was sworn in and began his official duties.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 • Posted October 23, 2014 • Photos
Llano High School librarian, Jil Dillard, and Llano elementary school principal, Shelly Schuessler, should be smiling. They’ve just completed the Chicago Marathon, Sunday, October 12. That’s 26.2 miles, and Chicago is one of the top three marathons in the U.S., top 10 in the world.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 • Posted October 23, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Square Museum had some excitement on Saturday, October 18th. The Museum had been anticipating the 25,000th visitor to walk through the doors and that happened about 2:30 p.m. The lucky visitor’s name was Helen Frase. Helen and her husband, Virgil, had seen the “Daytripper” television program on Mason and decided to come from their hometown of Copperas Cove to see the Mason sights.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 • Posted October 22, 2014 • Photos
Diane Lynne Crouch and Conlee Wayne Davis were united in marriage on Saturday, September 6, 2014, at six o’clock in the evening at First United Methodist Church of Mason. Pastor Colleen Haley of Mason, Texas officiated. The bride is the daughter of Sammy and Paula Crouch of Mason, Texas. Grandparents are the late Roy and Jean Lehmberg of Mason, Texas, Pat Crouch and the late R.L.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 • Posted October 22, 2014 • Photos
Dr. William E. Moerner, with family roots into Mason County, received word on Wednesday, October 8, 2014, that he was one of three recipients of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, announced in Stockholm, Sweden. Moerner, known by his family as W. E., along with two other scientists were awarded the Nobel Prize for advancing the range of light microscopes into new realms, enabling researchers for the first time to see inside single protein molecules and bacteria in the human body.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 • Posted October 22, 2014 • Photos
Last Saturday the Mason Puncher Band attended the Region 7 UIL Marching competition in Early, TX. The band received a 1st division rating from the judges, the highest rating that they could achieve. “I was really proud of the kids, they have worked really hard this year and it paid off on Saturday,” said director Bobby Halamicek.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014 • Photos
Together with big sister Macy, “Tooter” & Jimma Robertson of Boerne are proud to announce the birth of John Preston Robertson III. Born on September 4, Preston weighed eight pounds, one ounce, and was 21.5 inches. Proud grandparents are Jim & Kitty Cone of Llano.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 2, 2014 • Photos
On September 16, 2014, MMC (SS) Scott M. Williams was "capped" at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine. He is the son of Gary and Barbara Williams, and the grandson of Joan Williams and the late Cecil Williams of Mason.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 1, 2014 • Photos
Miss Rhonda's Dance Studio, owned by Rhonda Mann (far right), held their formal ribbon cutting as a member of the Mason County Chamber of Commerce last week. Rhonda is excited to be in Mason after having decided to establish a permanent business in the community. She originally opened her studio in Houston in 1976 where she stayed for 15 years with over 800 students during that time.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 25, 2014 • Photos
Mary Lou (Miss Lou) Lange was honored with a party recently by her friend/caregiver, Yolanda Garza Hernandez. Friends gathered to celebrate and to wish Miss Lou a happy 87th birthday. Miss Lou enjoyed herself immensely and appreciated all who came to her party.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 25, 2014 • Photos
Raylee Keyser of Brady, Texas is excited to announce the arrival of her new baby brother, Rhett Haden Keyser, born at 8:48 a.m. on September 8, 2014, at Hill Country Memorial Hospital. Rhett weighed in at nine pounds, two ounces and was 20.5 inches in length. Parents are Haden and Kim Keyser of Brady, TX; grandparents are Joyce Keyser of Mason, TX, and Linda & Bob Bleau of Hatboro, PA.