Mason County News
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Posted May 28, 2015
Superintendent Pam Kruse has notified the News that Friday night's graduation ceremony has been moved from Puncher Stadium to the High School gymnasium at 8:00 p.m. The change in venue is necessary due to the amount of rain already received, and the forecast for further rainfall and storms on Thursday and Friday.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 • Posted May 28, 2015 • Photos
In the Texas Hill Country, Mason I.S.D. has successfully spearheaded the first ever high school viticulture program in the state of Texas. Mason I.S.D. Ag Science teacher, Lance Rasch, will instruct the course in collaboration with Texas A&M University’s Dr. Justin Scheiner, who will help write the curriculum. Dan McLaughlin, local viticulturist and proprietor of Robert Clay Vineyards, proposed the idea to Mason I.S.D.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 • Posted May 25, 2015 • Photos
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 • Posted May 21, 2015 • Photos
James Durst, a Mason junior, was awarded the Star Student Award Monday evening, May 11, at a banquet at Howard College in San Angelo. The Star Student Award was presented to 20 students in the San Angelo Standard Times readership area. These area students were awarded this honor as outstanding high school juniors in their community.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 • Posted May 21, 2015 • Photos
This adorable 4-year-old female Bassett hound is missing from the Loyal Valley area. She is spayed, has no collar or chip; but, all vaccinations are current. Her name is Abigail. If found, please contact John or Pam at 325-347-6901.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 • Posted May 20, 2015
The Mason Division of Emergency Management will conduct an emergency siren warning system test on Thursday May 21 at noon…weather permitting. At the last test, one of the sirens didn’t function properly, but repairs have been made, thus the reason for the test. The emergency siren warning system test (about 3 minutes long) will only be done if weather permitting.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 • Posted May 20, 2015
We are in the process of finishing up band calendar orders. If you haven’t been contacted and you want to renew your order please call the band hall at 347-1122 ext 227 and leave a message or you can email bobby.halamicek@masonisd.net. Also, if you have never placed an order but you are interested - the cost is $5 per calendar and $0.50 per listing (birthday, anniversary, etc.) We are requesting that all orders be prepaid this year and all money needs to be turned in by June 1st.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 15, 2015
The Mason County Habitat for Humanity Spring Fundraiser which was scheduled for Saturday, May 16th at the Homer Martin Ranch has been moved to the Fort Mason Park Community Building. The rainfall this week, and the threat of further rain and storms, has prompted this change in venue.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 14, 2015
Mason ISD School Board Trustee (SMD 2) Election Results Jeff Durst (incumbent) - 68 Lester W. Jonas- 26
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 14, 2015
The Hill Country CattleWomen are seeking applications for scholarships. Applicants must be a resident of one of the following 14 counties: Bandera, Bexar, Blanco, Edwards, Gillespie, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Llano. Mason, McCulloch, Menard, Real or San Saba. All applicants should have 60 college hours or more and be a college level junior or senior at time of application.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 7, 2015
We are in the process of finishing up band calendar orders. If you haven’t been contacted and you want to renew your order please call the band hall at 347-1122 ext 227 and leave a message or you can email bobby.halamicek@masonisd.net. Also, if you have never placed an order but you are interested - the cost is $5 per calendar and $0.50 per listing (birthday, anniversary, etc.) We are requesting that all orders be prepaid this year and all money needs to be turned in by June 1st.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015 • Photos
This adorable 4-year-old female Bassett hound is missing from the Loyal Valley area. She is spayed, has no collar or chip; but, all vaccinations are current. Her name is Abigail. If found, please contact John or Pam at 325-347-6901.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015 • Photos
A squall line that moved through Mason late Sunday night focused much of its destructive power on a long swath through the south side of Mason. The storm, which the National Weather Service has yet to classify as tornadic, moved from Rainey Street and Avenue F on the far western side of town, then followed Rainey, over Post Hill, expanded into Fir Street and finally ended its march out at the football stadium.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015
Monday's Commissioner Court meeting was one of the rare occasions when additional seating had to be brought in to accommodate the additional guests. Though it was a short agenda, the reason for the crowd became obvious when they reached discussion of possibly passing a proclamation opposing a wind farm in Mason County. Judge Jerry Bearden opened up the floor to the guests and allowed them to share their positions with members of the Court. John Olson, who had provided the draft proclamation t ...
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • Posted April 21, 2015 • Photos
The Mason Community Foundation recently presented a grant check to the Seaquist-Reynolds House Foundation to assist them with their renovation efforts on the grand old Mason home.