Mason County News
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 11, 2014
**Ranchers Applying for LFP Support Who Have Scheduled Appointments by Sept. 30th Will not be Impacted  WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2014 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is encouraging producers who have suffered eligible disaster-related losses to act to secure assistance by Sept. 30, 2014, as congressionally mandated payment reductions will take place for producers who have not acted before that date.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 11, 2014
The Mason County Sheriff's Department has asked the News to alert its readers to an increase in recent ATV and four wheeler thefts in the area. Sheriff Buster Nixon told the News that during the last two weeks, a number of thefts of ATVs, four-wheelers and other off-road vehicles have occurred in the area.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 4, 2014 • Photos
The Mason County Queen’s Court headed to Harper this weekend for the 50th Annual Harper Frontier Days parade. As expected, the ladies represented Mason very well. They completely impressed the judges and ended up winning the Sweepstakes Award. On the way home, they stopped by the Doss Volunteer Fire Department Fish Fry.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014
In Texas, the Texas Pesticide Law requires you must be licensed or certified by the Texas Department of Agriculture in order to lawfully use a restricted-use pesticide, state-limited-use pesticide or regulated herbicides. To obtain a license, here are some steps in the process. A private pesticide applicator is someone who uses or supervises the use of restricted-use or state-limited-use pesticides or regulated herbicides to produce an agricultural commodity on the following, on personally own ...
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Updated August 28, 2014 4:14 PM
The time will change on Sunday morning at 2:00 am. Be sure to turn your clocks AHEAD by one hour before going to bed. This time, I am certain of the direction!
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 • Updated August 28, 2014 4:14 PM
Ready for some more Puncher Football? Follow the Mason Punchers to their first playoff game! The Punchers face off with the Shiner Comanches in Leander, Texas, at 7:30 pm on Friday, November 22, 2013. The game is at the Bible Memorial Stadium 3301 S. Bagdad Road. Please dress appropriately warm for COLD AND WET WEATHER!
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 • Updated August 28, 2014 4:13 PM
On Sunday morning at 2:00 am... Set your clocks back by ONE HOUR Saturday night before going to bed, so you can be on time!!!
, Mason County Farm Bureau
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014
Time is running out for Texas landowners to let the Environmental Protection Agency know it’s time to “Ditch the Rule.” The nationwide campaign started shortly after the EPA announced its proposed changes to the Clean Water Act. “The EPA wants to take the word ‘navigable’ out of the Waters of the U.S.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 27, 2014
The Mason Community Foundation reminds the community of the grant application deadline on Tuesday, September 2, 2014. Nonprofit organizations with worthy projects that benefit the citizens of Mason County are encouraged to apply. The necessary forms are available at the Community Thrift Store, at 206 Moody St, during regular business hours and are to be returned there by close of business on the Tuesday after Labor Day.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 27, 2014 • Photos
Mason County Queen’s Court had another successful weekend! Friday morning, they participated in the Gillespie County Parade and received yet another blue ribbon. A big thank you to Mason Bank for sponsoring them during this parade! Also, thanks to Wendy Hudson for assisting with float decorations and her expert advice.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
The Summer Meltdown Challenge will be wrapping up this Friday, August 15th at 12 noon with a covered dish salad luncheon at River of Life Church for all who participated in the exercise programs. A big round of applause for all the leaders of this challenge! (APPLAUSE) Thank you, leaders, one & all for being our inspiration by bringing these free classes to Mason.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A member of Congressman K. Michael Conaway’s staff will be available to meet with constituents requiring assistance in resolving issues with federal agencies. The outreach is open to members of the media and the public. WHAT: Congressional Outreach Services WHO: Regional Director Nancy Watson WHEN: Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. WHERE: County Commissioners Court Room, Mason County Courthouse 201 Fort McKavitt, Mason, TX
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
LUBBOCK, TX – Next Monday, State Senate Candidate, Representative Charles Perry will be hosting a town hall forum in Mason, TX as part of a larger district tour to visit all 51 counties in SD 28. “A State Senator should represent all of his communities, not just the population centers of his district,” said Perry.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
We are so excited to announce that we will be starting a Mother’s Day Out program called, Kingdom Kids, at River of Life Church. Our mission is to provide a loving, Christ centered environment where children are nurtured and mothers needs are met. The program will be offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
The Board of Directors of Operation Orphans, Inc. has selected four dates for doe hunts during the forthcoming whitetail season. They are the following Saturdays: October 25, November 15, December 6 and January 10. The October date will be an all girls’ hunt, while the remaining dates will be all boys’ hunts. This is the 55th year of the “Take a Child Hunting” program.