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Wednesday, July 2, 2014 • Posted July 2, 2014 • Photos
Mason High School class of 1989 celebrated their 25th class reunion at the home of Toby Gibbs. Seventeen classmates had a ‘totally awesome’ BBQ meal followed by dancing to some ‘radical’ 80’s music provided by DJ Pete! A collection was gathered by the class to donate to the memorial scholarship fund for Lee Graham, their beloved principal.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 • Posted July 2, 2014 • Photos
AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas Historical Commission (THC) honored the Mason County Historical Commission (MCHC) with a Distinguished Service Award for the 2013 year of service. The THC issues Distinguished Service Awards each year to CHSs that demonstrate concerted efforts to preserve the history and character of Texas. This award was presented during a meeting of the County Commissioners' Court on June 23, 2014, to acknowledge the MCHC's stewardship of our state's unique cultural and historic site ...
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014
SEARCY, AR (06/17/2014)(readMedia)-- Paden Hemphill of Mason (76856) is one of more than 750 graduates who received a diploma at Harding University’s commencement exercises May 10, 2014. Hemphill received a Bachelor of Arts in general studies. Graduates include students from the College of Allied Health, College of Arts and Humanities, College of Bible and Ministry, Paul R.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014 • Photos
Paige Ellen Blair, daughter of Martin and Tina Blair of Mason, Texas, and Jeremy Duarte, son of Jr. and Gigi Duarte also of Mason, Texas, were married Saturday, April 19th at five-thirty in the afternoon at Four Point Cellars Winery in Fredericksburg, Texas. Pastor John Benefield officiated. Parents of the bride and groom and the bridal party entered to the song “Ride With Me” by Cody Johnson and the bride made her entrance to “Better Today” by Coffey Anderson.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014 • Photos
Sammy & Paula Crouch of Mason are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Diane Lynne Crouch, to Conlee Wayne Davis, son of Frank & Lisa Davis of San Angelo and Sean & Mickie Rybacki of Austin. Diane received her bachelor’s degree from Hardin Simmons University in 2010 with a major in Public Relations/Advertising.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014 • Photos
Esequiel & Juanita Torrez will celebrate their 71st wedding anniversary. The couple married on June 27, 1943, at Pajacuaran, Michoacan, Mexico. A special Blessing will be given during the 12:00 o’clock Spanish Mass on Sunday June 29,2014, at St. Catherine Catholic Church, Burlington, Colorado. The couple reside in Burlington, Colorado.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014 • Photos
Jerry and Julie Sandoval of Beijing, China, became the proud parents of twins on April 25. Joshua Weber weighed four pounds, 15 ounces. His sister, Jubilee Lou, weighed four pounds, seven ounces. They are welcomed by big brother Josiah. The grandparents are Ben and Georgia Draper and Marie Weber. Excited great grandparents are Driscol and Martha Drpaer and Lou Fleming.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014 • Photos
This was Dale Scott's 22nd year to participate in the police games and he won one gold and one silver medal. First place in fighting, and second place in forms. Dale is a fifth degree Black Belt. He has been with the Mason County Sheriff's Department for 15 years.
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.