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Wednesday, February 11, 2015 • Posted February 12, 2015 • Photos
Alpha Beta Psi recently donated $250 to the Seaquist Foundation to support their renovation efforts. Pictured from left are Jeanie McLaughlin, Mona Lois Schmidt, Jan Appleby, Chel Terrell, Anna Dominguez and Kristy Powell.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 • Posted February 12, 2015
On Wednesday, Speaker of the House Joe Straus announced committee assignments for the 84th Legislative Session. Representative Andrew Murr was named to three committees, including the powerful Transportation Committee, as well as Culture, Recreation & Tourism, and Rules & Resolutions. Murr will be the only member of the Transportation Committee from the Hill Country, and he said he is excited to get to work on the issues of importance to House District 53. "With three different TxDOT districts ...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 • Posted February 11, 2015
The Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library will be closed on Monday, February 16, for President’s Day.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 • Posted February 11, 2015
During Monday night's City Commission meeting, one of the "discussion only" agenda items concerned several bridge refurbishment projects around the town. During a meeting last week with Texas Department of Transportation employees and consultants, Mayor Brent Hinckley, City Administrator John Palacio and engineering consultant Daniel Hinckley, the City was informed of three bridges on the TX DOT "off system"
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 • Posted February 4, 2015
The City of Mason will discontinue leaf pickup Friday February 6, 2015. If you have any additional leaves you may bag them and call the City Office and leave your name and address for collection.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 • Posted February 4, 2015
Better Business Bureau hears from thousands of consumers and business owners every year about a variety of scams and frauds. Many are new twists on existing scams, but scammers get more sophisticated every year in how they spoof trusted names and how they fool consumers. While BBB doesn’t have specific numbers about how many people were defrauded or for how much, here are the scams we think were most pervasive this past year: #10 Sweepstakes Scam: You’ve won a contest!
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 • Posted February 4, 2015
The library "42" Domino Group will meet on Wednesday, February 11th. We play from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.. Everyone is welcome. Hope to see you there.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 • Posted February 4, 2015
Spring is just around the corner and it is time again for another round of grant applications to be submitted to the Mason Community Foundation! These applications are accepted twice a year, spring and fall, from area non-profits with projects intended for the betterment of the community. Annually, the spring grant applications are due on March 1st but as that date falls on a Sunday, the deadline has been extended to Monday, March 2nd, 2015.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 • Posted February 4, 2015
Mason County is gearing up for a new Texas Two Step. Beginning March 1, 2015, the state will no longer issue vehicle inspection stickers and will move to a "Two Steps, One Sticker" program. Under the new system, Texas vehicle owners will need to pass inspection prior to renewing their registration.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015 • Photos
A surprise snow storm moved into Mason last week, dusting the the countryside around Long Mountain.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015
The deadline for 2014 property taxes to be paid without penalty and interest is right around the corner. Payment of bills issued by taxing entities in Mason County and across the state will become past due or delinquent after midnight on February 2. Once the deadline passes, penalty and interest automatically begin to be added to all tax bills.
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Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • Posted January 14, 2015
Jan. 7, 2015 - Medicare beneficiaries and caregivers, in an unwelcome New Year's surprise, are discovering that they are unable to fill prescriptions at pharmacies promoted by Aetna/Coventry Part D drug plans listed on the Medicare Plan Finer website used during the 2014 Medicare pen enrollment to select a 2015 drug plan. Incorrect information was posted on Medicare Plan Finder, Aetna websites, and provided to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding which pharmacies were i ...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • Posted January 14, 2015
The library's "42" Domino Group has changed their play date to the second Wednesday of each month, starting February 11th. We play from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.. Everyone is welcome. Hope to see you there.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 • Posted January 7, 2015
Occupants using propane gas type heaters are urged to use extreme caution in residences. These type units require adequate oxygen (air) to operate, just as any flame (fire) needs oxygen to burn. In a house or room where it is closed up due to cold weather with little or no fresh air supply, a person can be harmed or killed by the carbon monoxide from these units.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 • Posted January 7, 2015 • Photos
Robbie Simon is the winner in ShortStop's Big Buck Contest. His deer scored 50 to easily take the lead, and get him the winner's rifle!