Mason County News
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Wednesday, October 22, 2014 • Posted October 22, 2014
Thanks to a call received from a very kind gentleman here in Mason that wishes to remain anonymous, Melany Canfield and the generosity of many Masonites, the Chamber of Commerce is accepting dresses for girls who would like to go to the Queen’s Coronation but cannot afford a new dress.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 15, 2014
Several Mason residents have been the intended targets of scams involving subscription renewals for their daily newspapers (i.e. San Antonio, San Angelo). The companies perpetrating the scams call and inform the subscriber that their renewals are due, or that the subscription rate has increased. They then ask the subscriber to give them either a credit card number or the information for their bank account so that an electronic check can be issued for payment. Do NOT give callers such personal ...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 15, 2014 • Photos
During the half time of the varsity football game on Friday night, the Punchers celebrated Homecoming by recognizing senior band members, and by selecting the Band and Football Sweethearts for 2014. Brooke Falgout (first photo) was named the Band Sweetheart. She was presented a bouquet of roses by James Perlichek (at left) and Luis Castillo.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 8, 2014
Bobbie and Lee McMillan, along with Jana McMillan and Jimmy and Nancy Dockal, wish to announce the pending sale of their Control Interest in Commercial Company Inc., which is the owner of The Commercial Bank, Mason, Texas. The purchasers are a group of local investors comprised of Michael Cope, Julio Ramon Sr., Beatrice Ramon, and Kenneth Burow.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 1, 2014 • Photos
The faculty and students at Mason High School like to show our appreciation to the supportive community who helped make the 2010 National Blue Ribbon School Award a reality for us. To that end, four years ago we created “Blue Ribbon Service Day” to repay our community, and it has become an annual event.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 1, 2014
The Odeon Preservation Association regrets to announce that the October 18 concert with Kara Grainger has been cancelled due to a scheduling conflict. However, there is still a wonderful opportunity, that same night, to hear some great music in Mason and for a good cause. The MISD Education Foundation Street Dance will feature music by the Thom Shepherd & Coley McCabe band.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 1, 2014
The Mason County Chamber of Commerce will have reduced/varied hours during the week of October 6-10. Please contact the Chamber at 325-347-5758 this week for any items that you may need to add to the Community Calendar.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 1, 2014 • Photos
Nolan Donop received a letter from the Texas South Plains Honor Flight to pack his bags. It stated that he was selected to participate in the 2014 Texas South Plains Honor Flight trip to Washington, D.C. The National Honor Flight is honoring World War II Veterans. There will be 100 veterans plus their escorts on the plane leaving Lubbock on October 1, 2014. Mr.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014
The Mason County Grand Jury convened last week and returned two indictments. Jodie Lyn Carraway - Theft of Property, greater than $1,500 but less than $20,000, state jail felony. Derek Alvin Crockett - Indecency with a Child, Sexual Contact, 2nd Degree felony, 3 counts.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014 • Photos
In the business of animal rescue we all come across heart breaking stories, and Izzie’s is no exception. We first met Izzie at the pound where she had just been recently dumped. Someone had left her in one of the outside kennels, and just walked away. She was quite thin, had problems eating, and walked into the walls of her kennel.
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!