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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!
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.