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Wednesday, May 28, 2014 • Posted May 28, 2014 • Photos
Cowgirl Basketball award winners at the Mason Athletic Banquet. Kelly Kothmann--Fighting Heart for Basketball, TABC Academic All-State & 1st Team All-District. Hannah Haley--Cowgirl MVP, All West Texas Super Team, All West Texas Class A MVP, TABC Academic All-State, TABC All-Region Team, & 1st Team All-District. Caroline Hudson--Cowgirl Defensive MVP, All West Texas, TABC Academic All-State, & 1st Team All-District, Lydia Bierschwale--Academic All-State.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 • Posted May 28, 2014 • Photos
“This was a phenomenal production full of passion and power!...Very mature and realistic acting complimented with blocking… physicalized tactics and objectives…themes worked – communicated clearly…entertained – funny” The ballot commentary from judges was overwhelmingly positive and affirmative. On May 21, 2014 at the State UIL One Act Play competition in Austin, Mason High School’s production of sf “The Last Night of Ballyhoo” struck a strong chord with judges and the audie ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 25, 2014
There were boys on it too but I remember the girls better because, well, they were girls and I only 8 or 9 years old and they teased me. Being an only child, this was about the first time I met the opposite sex en masse. My first reaction was, "They are different, interesting and as I got older, they got very interesting, but there was no contact." At that time, girls wore skirts, no jeans, pants were looked as evil.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 25, 2014 • Photos
The Mason High School class of 1948 celebrated its 66th reunion on April 26, 2014, at the Willow Creek Cafe. Some fun facts about the class: forty eight seniors graduated on May 26, 1948. The story goes that it was the largest graduating class in the history of the school up until that time.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 22, 2014 • Photos
During the recent Kyle Petty Charity Ride, Hershel Walker visited with fans at Willow Creek Cafe.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 22, 2014 • Photos
Last Wednesday, May 14th, several members of the Mason Study Club presented a donation to Patti Grote for the Library. This donation represents the proceeds from the Study Club’s recent silent auction that took place during the month of April. Pictured with this article are Barbara Brunken, Diane Evans, Gladys Kaderka, Karen Olson, Patti Grote, and Rosemary Davis. The month of April was very busy for so many of Mason’s organizations.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 22, 2014 • Photos
The Mason County Chamber of Commerce held an official ribbon cutting to welcome the reopening of Benjie's Book & Gift Store under the ownership of Beatrice Ramon. Benjie’s Book & Gift Store is open Monday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. They carry books, greeting cards, jewelry and they have gifts for any occasion.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 22, 2014
James Kelly Schmidt - 184 Chad M. Lemke - 99 Kathryn E. Vinson - 80
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Posted May 15, 2014 • Photos
KERRVILLE— The Cailloux Foundation (the Foundation) in Kerrville, Texas, is celebrating its twentieth anniversary by awarding 20 college scholarships to area students this month. The Foundation was established by Floyd and Kathleen Cailloux in 1994 to perpetuate their philanthropic vision. Floyd Cailloux was one of the original founders of Keystone International and was instrumental in the company becoming an industry leader in the manufacturing and marketing of flow control products for gene ...
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Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Posted May 14, 2014 • Photos
Winning a national championship at any sport or event is impressive, but for Bradyite Jenn Moran, once just wasn't enough. For the second year in a row, she won the top spot in her weight classification at the Collegiate USA Powerlifting Nationals. With 320 lifters representing 36 universities from across the nation competing in the meet, Moran, a third-year student who is classified as a senior at Texas A&M University in College Station, won the meet with a combined three-lift total of 1,157 ...
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Posted May 14, 2014 • Photos
Mr. and Mrs. Scott Eaton and Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Martin announce the marriage of their children Morgan Michelle Eaton and Thain Adam Martin on March 29, 2014, at Hilda United Methodist Church in Mason County, Texas. Rev. Wade Powell presided over the celebration of Christian marriage. Morgan is program director for Bluebonnet CASA in Mason.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Posted May 14, 2014 • Photos
On May 7th, students from Ms. Ericha Lange’s class attended a field trip to Morgan’s Wonderland in San Antonio. The weather was perfect and everyone had a great time, including our wonderful student aide, Kyndal Jarl.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Posted May 14, 2014 • Photos
Operation Orphans, Inc. hosted 40 girls from 3 residential children’s homes May 2nd and 3rd. The girls came to Mason county to enjoy a day fishing. Homes participating were Big Springs Children’s Home, Leakey; Presbyterian Children’s Home, Itasca; and Texas Boy’s Ranch, Lubbock. The girls enjoyed fishing at Runge Ranch, Zesch James River, Scott Zesch, Ewing Ranch, Dail Ranch, and Northcutt Ranch.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 • Posted May 9, 2014 • Photos
Scenes from ”The Last Night of Ballyhoo” advanced to STATE on Saturday at Brenham HS at the Region IV contest . They are now among the top 8! Region Awards: Cassie Benefield - Best Actress James Perlichek and Claudia Canfield - All Star Cast Elliot Bibb - Honarable Mention Cast Competition will be May 21 in Austin. If you are interested in attending the State OAP contest on May 21 here are the guidelines.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 • Posted May 9, 2014 • Photos
Brynlee Halamicek is proud to announce the arrival of her little sister, Braxtyn Clare. She made her debut on April 3rd weighing six pounds, seven ounces, and was 18 inches long. Welcoming her into this world are her parents, Bobby and Kaylee Halamicek of Mason. Proud grandparents are Brent and Mitzi Drennan also of Mason, and Forrester and Mary Ellen Halamicek of Llano.