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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 • Posted January 21, 2015 • Photos
Nearly 40 Mason High School students will earn both high school and college credit for some of their courses this spring through a new dual credit partnership between the Mason Independent School District and Angelo State University. On Nov. 19, 2014, Mason ISD became ASU’s first partner for a new off-site dual credit program that offers students the opportunity to earn dual credit for applicable courses taken on their high school campuses.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 • Posted January 21, 2015
The Mason County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that we will soon be getting a newly redesigned website. It will be crafted to reflect the needs of our members and promote tourism to Mason County. You will soon notice a fresh new look, user-friendly navigation, streamlined menus and easy access to the information you need. Our current website will remain up and running until the redesign is complete.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • Posted January 16, 2015 • Photos
On Saturday, the Seaquist House Foundation met at the office of David Young to complete the closing on the Seaquist House. Members of the Foundation Board were joined by members of the Seaquist family to finalize the sale, and then the entire group walked down to the home so that they could make an official handoff of ownership.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • Posted January 16, 2015 • Photos
Recently there has been a unique addition to the Mason ISD Outdoor Learning Center that is attractive as well as multifunctional. Each year Lance Rasch, Mason High School Agricultural Science teacher, challenges his students to design a project that will benefit the students of Mason High School for years to come.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • Posted January 16, 2015 • Photos
We congratulate our second quarter Honor Roll recipients for their hard work and dedication to this scholastic achievement!
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • Posted January 14, 2015 • Photos
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan honored 340 schools November 11, 2014 with the 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools award at a luncheon at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. The award recognizes public and private schools based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • Posted January 14, 2015
Angelo State University conferred 504 undergraduate and graduate degrees upon 501 graduates during 2014 fall commencement exercises Dec. 13 in San Angelo, Texas. Areas of undergraduate academic study at ASU lead to the following degrees: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Bachelor of Border Security (B.B.S.), Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), Bachelor of Cultural Competence and Security Studies (B.C.C.S.S.), Bachelor of Cultural Fluency and Security Studies (B.C.F.S.S.), Bachelor of Fine Ar ...
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 • Posted January 8, 2015 • Photos
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 • Posted January 8, 2015
Fredericksburg, TX (Dec. 30, 2014) – It is the 75th anniversary of “The Wizard of Oz” and the Fredericksburg Theater Company (FTC) is celebrating it in style. Starting at 7:00 pm, children and adults will have a chance to meet Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man, Cowardly Lion, and Toto in the lobby of the theater.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 • Posted January 7, 2015
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan honored 340 schools November 11, 2014 with the 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools award at a luncheon at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. The award recognizes public and private schools based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 • Updated December 26, 2014 9:30 AM • Photos
Jameson Slade Stockbridge was born November 9, 2014. He weighed four pounds, 12 ounces and was 18 1/2 inches long. His proud parents are Dewey and Shannon Stockbridge from Alpine, TX. He is also welcomed by grandparents Eddie and Peggy Stoudt from Helotes, TX, Randy and Connie Stockbridge from Mason, TX.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 • Posted December 21, 2014 • Photos
Thomas Harold Weir was born on October 2, 2014, 9:29 a.m. in the New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York, New York. Parents are Kellie and James Weir (of New York, New York). Grandparents are Amy and Hal Zesch, Cyndi Jarrell (of San Antonio) and Pidge and Mike Weir (of Naples).
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 • Posted December 17, 2014 • Photos
Albert and Shirley Keyser were named Outstanding Conservation Rancher for 2014 by the Mason County Soil and Water Conservation District. Mr. and Mrs. Keyser run a ranch in the loyal Valley community. They have always been conservation minded. They practice proper grazing techniques and rotate cattle to allow rest periods for the grass.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 • Posted December 17, 2014
In November Hill Country Memorial received a top safety rating from the Leapfrog Group’s Hospital Safety Score. Hospital Safety Scores can range from 1.0 to 4.0, and HCM received a score of 3.3077, earning it a grade of “A.” “By participating in the Hospital Safety Score, HCM has demonstrated a commitment to transparency,” said Emily Padula, HCM’s executive over quality.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 • Posted December 17, 2014 • Photos
Art United Methodist Church and Trinity United Methodist Church in Castell have been enjoying a new pastor for several months now. They have been so busy settling in with their new pastor, they only just now realized they had not introduced he and his wife to the Mason community. Rev John Alsbrooks was born and raised in East Texas.