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Wednesday, April 15, 2015 • Posted April 19, 2015 • Photos
Cliff and Ginny Barlow of Austin are happy to announce the birth of their son, Emmett Clifton Barlow. Emmett was born on March 14, 2015, at Seton Medical Center. He weighed seven pounds, seven ounces and was 20.5 inches long. Proud grandparents are Don and Pattie Grote of Mason and Doug and Connie Barlow of College Station.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 • Posted April 15, 2015
Air Force Airman 1st Class Colin K. Tyler graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Tyler earned dist ...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 • Posted April 15, 2015 • Photos
The Mason County Chamber of Commerce welcomed Starr Roofing as their newest member last week with an official ribbon cutting held in the Chamber office. Owner Pete Reed said, "Starr Roofing is proud to be a member of the chamber and we look forward to serving all the folks in Mason county.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 • Posted April 10, 2015 • Photos
Mason High School's performance of scenes from THE DEATH AND LIFE OF LARRY BENSON won District 27-2A on March 28 and traveled on to win the newly-created Bi-District contest, comprised of Districts 27 and 29, in Kerrville on April 2, 2015. DISTRICT HONORS: Best Actor- Jackson Taylor; All-Star Cast- James Perlichek, Sara Powell; Honorable Mention- Steeley Smith; All-Star Crew- Spencer Bierschwale. BI-DISTRICT HONORS: Best Actress- Steeley Smith; Best Actor- James Perlichek; All-Star Cast- Jack ...
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 • Posted April 10, 2015 • Photos
You may have noticed something new on the Mason Square this week! On Monday April 6th, volunteers installed a large 10x 20 foot vinyl banner with the retro “Mason” postcard design. This is the working design from Mason artist Spider Johnson for our new painted mural that will take the place of the banner on the side of the Hinckley building later this year.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 • Posted April 10, 2015 • Photos
Jeremy Clark of Mason, Texas, has just returned from Dallas, Texas, where he graduated from the Texas Auction Academy on February 15, 2015. While in Dallas, he completed 83 hours of intensive auctioneer training. Classes covered during the nine day course included auctioning real estate, estates, antiques, heavy equipment, purebred and market livestock, automobiles, government sales, farm sales and fundraising events.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 • Posted April 10, 2015 • Photos
Grace Christian School congratulates the following children for making the Third Quarter Honor Roll! Front L to R, Royce Pheil, Hunter Bradley, Derek Renfroe, Fisher Bradley, Case Weber, Ethan Huse, & Kydie Kimbriel. Back L to R, Gracie Dick, Kaden Kimbriel, Selah Farmer, Lauren Olson, Graci Weber, Sydney Renfroe, & Riggin Farmer.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 • Posted April 10, 2015 • Photos
WHEREAS, in Federal fiscal year 2014, the Texas Department of Family & Protective Services confirmed 66,572 cases of child abuse or neglect, including 19 in Mason, Menard, McCulloch and Kimble counties. WHEREAS, child abuse and neglect is a serious problem affecting every segment of our community, and finding solutions requires input and action from everyone in our community; and WHEREAS, our children are our most valuable resources and will shape the future of Texas; and WHEREAS, child a ...
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 • Posted April 3, 2015 • Photos
Conlee and Diane Davis are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Aspen Kate Davis. Aspen was born on January 21, 2015, at San Angelo Community Medical Center. She weighed seven pounds, two and a half ounces and was 20.25 inches long. Proud grandparents are Sammy & Paula Crouch of Mason, Frank & Lisa Davis of San Angelo, and Sean & Mickie Rybacki of Liberty Hill.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 • Posted April 3, 2015 • Photos
Jessica Zesch and Glen Lam were married November 15, 2014, at the Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum in Austin, TX. Rev. Katie Cashwell, a Presbyterian minister and close friend of the couple, officiated. The bride, 32, works in business development at a global humanitarian non-profit. Jessica graduated from Davidson College and received a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Texas.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015
What do you mean? I thought they were a non-profit. They act like a non-profit – and we do! Every dollar brought in from our fundraising events such as our 5K-10K Run or Walk, hamburger lunches on the Mason Square, and Pancake Supper is passed on to other local charities or Mason High School seniors in the form of scholarships.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015 • Photos
(MASON, Texas) – This month, Capital Farm Credit (CFC) is returning a record $72 million in cash to its member customers in the form of patronage dividends. Of that $72 million, the Hill Country Credit Offices of Fredericksburg, Burnet, Goldthwaite, Mason and San Saba paid out $7.3 million to local members. “Since 2007, we have returned more than half a billion dollars to our member borrowers through our patronage program,” said Ben Novosad, CFC’s chief executive officer.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015 • Photos
The Mason High School Cross-Examination Debate team recently competed at the UIL State CX Debate Tournament in Austin, Texas. James Durst, son of Margaret and Jeff Durst & Luis Castillo, son of Gigi & Eli Castillo comprised one team. Monaco Schmidt, daughter of James Kelly & Mona Lois Schmidt & Luke Gillespie, son of Julie & John Gillespie made up the other team.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 • Posted March 18, 2015
For the 4th year in a row and for the 5th time overall, Hill Country Memorial has been named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics, a leading provider of data-driven analytics and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare. The Truven Health 100 Top Hospitals® study identifies hospitals and leadership teams that provide the highest value to their communities, based on a national scorecard.
, Post Adjutant, Fort Mason American Legion Post 285
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 • Posted March 18, 2015
“Over there, over there! Send the word, send the word, over there! That the Yanks are coming, the Yanks are coming, The drums rum-tumming ev’rywhere! So prepare, say a prayer, send the word, send the word to beware! We’ll be over, we’re coming over, And we won’t come back ‘til it’s over Over There!” World War I soldiers and the nation sang the words to this popular song of the time, “Over There” written by George M.