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Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, CA: In its 34th year, the 2014 San Francisco International Wine Competition was held June 20th thru 22nd at the Hotel Nikko in downtown San Francisco. After judging more than 4,500 wines from around the world, the results have been announced. Becker Vineyards won BEST ROSE, Double Gold Medal 95 points with the 2013 Becker Vineyards Provencal (Mourvedre), Tallent Vineyard. Richard and Bunny Becker, proprietors of Becker Vineyards, own three vineyards but also purchase grapes from ...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Posted June 18, 2014 • Photos
AUSTIN, Tex. – The American Legion, Department of Texas today announced that Luis Castillo of Mason High School, Mason, Texas has graduated from American Legion Boys State, Department of Texas, better known simply as Texas Boys State. Begun in 1935, Boys State is a unique program that educates future leaders about government, civics, and patriotism in a “learn by doing” environment.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Posted June 18, 2014 • Photos
On June 6th 2014 Mercedes Landeros daughter of Antonio and Wendi Landeros of Austin and granddaughter of Jose Landeros of Mason and Rodney and Valetta Purser of Fredonia graduated Lanier High School. She has been accepted to Tarleton State University in Stephenville and plans to study Animal Science.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Posted June 18, 2014
Students achieving the Dean’s List for the 2014 spring semester have been announced by Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, students must be enrolled fulltime at ASU and must maintain a 3.25 or better grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Students making the honor roll are listed by their hometowns: Mason: Marissa L.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Posted June 18, 2014 • Photos
There will be a meet and greet for Richard and Havana (Schmidt) Mendoza at the Eckert Civic Center on Sunday, June 29 from 4-6 p.m. Everyone that would love to meet and wish these West Point Grads and newlyweds well are welcome.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Posted June 18, 2014 • Photos
Kody Criswell competed in barrels at the Texas High School State Rodeo finals in Abilene, TX this last week. She ended up 13th overall out of 100 qualifiers in Texas for her rookie year.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 • Posted June 12, 2014
The Hill Country Texas Sheep & Goat Raisers Auxiliary announced the Scholarship Recipients, all with agriculture related majors, at the June 2 meeting in Cave Creek. $19,000.00, the money raised at the October Wool and Mohair Luncheon Fashion Show at the YO, Kerrville, has been divided among six college students and ten high school graduates.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 • Posted June 12, 2014
The iconic and historic Premier Ranch, being 1,634 acres in southern Mason County on US Hwy. 87, sold on May 23 to new owners Haverlah Ranches, who have current operations in Archer County, Cherokee and Castell. They plan to continue the existing trophy whitetail hunting operation, as well as expand their ongoing commercial and registered cattle herds. The buyers were represented by Frosty Miller of Frosty Miller Real Estate, and the sellers, Amanda and Lee Lasater, were represented by David C ...
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 • Posted June 12, 2014
Angelo State University conferred 709 undergraduate and graduate degrees upon 705 graduates during 2014 spring commencement exercises May 10 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 A ...
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 • Posted June 11, 2014 • Photos
First United Methodist Church recently had a river baptism followed on Sunday by Confirmation. Mickey Nail, Aaron Reardon, Madelyn Heath, and Megan Canfield were baptized, while Whitt Bierschwale, Klay Klaerner, and Zane Shoemaker reconfirmed their baptisms. Reardon, Heath, and Canfield all joined the church during the Sunday service.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 • Posted June 11, 2014 • Photos
Mr. & Mrs. Jarrod and Marcy (Lehmberg) Young are excited to announce the birth of their son, Miles Allen Young. He was born Monday, March 31st, at 9:01 a.m. in Houston. Miles weighed six pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long. He is welcomed by big sister Emersyn, proud grandparents Mark & Judy Lehmberg of Mason and Montie & Cynthia Young of Mont Belvieu, as well as great-grandparents Roy Lehmberg of Mason and Augusta Spangler of Baytown.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 • Posted June 11, 2014 • Photos
The Mason County News is pleased to welcome their newest intern to the staff. As our outgoing intern, Jackie Drazan, departs Mason for the halls of Texas Christian University, Mason High School sophomore Jackson Chapman, son of Shain and Michelle Chapman, has stepped in to pick up the gauntlet. Jackson will be updating the website, working on the "Looking Back"
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 • Posted June 11, 2014 • Photos
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 • Posted June 5, 2014
San Marcos, Texas (Grassroots Newswire) May 28, 2014 -- Texas State University has announced that the following students were among the graduates during 2014 spring commencement ceremonies at the university: Lindsey R. Rutherford of Brady (76825) received a master’s degree in Communication Disorders. Colton B. Fleming of Mason (76856) received a bachelor’s degree in Management. Texas State is an emerging research university located in the Austin-San Antonio corridor on the edge of the Te ...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 • Posted June 5, 2014
(April 28, 2014) MONTCLAIR, NJ - Studio Montclair’s 17th Annual Open Juried Exhibition, “ViewPoints 2014,” features the work of one hundred national and international artists reflecting the diversity of interests and concerns that characterize art and life today. The exhibition will run from June 4 to 28, 2014, at Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art, the exhibition co-sponsor, located at 591 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey.