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Wednesday, January 13, 2016 • Posted January 13, 2016
Operation Orphans, Inc. held its fourth hunt of the 2015-2106 “Take a Child Hunting” program, Saturday, January 9. 64 boys harvested 81 animals. Children from 12 Texas child care facilities and foster homes participated. Children came from Presbyterian Home, Itasca; Methodist Home, Waco; Gulf Coast Trades Center, New Waverly; Sweeten Home, Brownwood; Methodist Ranch, Waco; Texas Baptist Home, Waxahachie; Christ Haven, Keller; Cherokee Home, Cherokee; Kidz Harbor, Liverpool; Acuna Home, La P ...
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 • Posted January 13, 2016 • Photos
Because I was born in England, it only makes sense that I would love kettles and teapots. The surprise is that I don’t like tea! Perhaps I was born in England by mistake. But although I don’t care for tea, I am quite taken with tea kettles. I love kettles fashioned from brass and copper, pewter, nickel, and iron.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 • Posted January 13, 2016 • Photos
Mason Bank held their annual drawing for their Bonus Bucks "Shop at Home" promotion during their Open House prior to Christmas. They handed out the awards just after the first of the year. Left to right: Pam Evans, Joan Williams, Sandee Shaw and Sherry Lehmberg. Other winners who were not available for the photo: Shay Baker, Elvira Sanchez, Sherryl Bibb, Larry Haines, & Alyssa Nash.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 • Posted January 13, 2016
The Mason Lions Club met Tuesday, January 5th, for it’s monthly business meeting. There were 31 members and no visitors in attendance. “Boss” Lion Joel Kuykendall was responsible for the meeting. Lion Thom Canfield announced that former Lion and long time Mason resident Alex Grosse passed away this morning at The Wyndcrest Convalescent Home in Fredericksburg.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 • Posted January 13, 2016 • Photos
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 • Posted January 13, 2016
I’m delighted to be able to invite you all to tomorrow night’s concert. Violist Marcus Thompson and pianist Doris Stevenson will perform at the First United Methodist Church at 6:30 P.M., and admission is free! You will be uplifted by their talent and intrigued by their narratives that explain the pieces they have selected.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 • Posted January 13, 2016
Angelo State University conferred 440 undergraduate and graduate degrees upon 436 graduates during 2015 fall commencement exercises Dec. 12 in San Angelo, Texas. Areas of undergraduate academic study at ASU lead to the following degrees: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Bachelor of Border Security (B.B.S.), Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), Bachelor of Cultural Competence and Security Studies (B.C.C.S.S.), Bachelor of Cultural Fluency and Security Studies (B.C.F.S.S.), Bachelor of Fine Ar ...
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 • Posted January 13, 2016
The Mason County Republican Women will hold their first luncheon meeting of the new year at noon on Wednesday, January 20 in the Stribling Room of the Mason County Library. The guest speaker will be Attorney Mark Pulliam from Texans for Lawsuit Reform. Mr. Pulliam has had a long and distinguished career in litigation with a specialty in Labor and Employment Law. Members and quests begin gathering at 11:30 with the luncheon starting promptly at noon. Please RSVP to Mary Carlman at 325-347-2290 ...
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 • Posted January 6, 2016 • Photos
Thursday, January 7, 2016 Weigh Hogs - 5:00 p.m. Weigh Meat Goats - 5:00 p.m. Weigh Lambs - 6:00 p.m. All Sheep & Goat pictures taken. Friday, January 8, 2016 Weigh Steers - 9:00 a.m. Meat Goats Show - 4:00 p.m. Hog Show - 6:00 p.m. All Hog Pictures Must Be taken after the Show Saturday, January 9, 2016 Sheep Show - 9:00 a.m. Cattle Show - 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 • Posted January 6, 2016
It was strongly suggested by a man’s wife that his New Year’s resolution be that he would no longer go out with his buddies all night drinking and getting into fights. As you can imagine it was not long into the New Year that his buddies were able to talk him into going out with them.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 • Posted January 6, 2016 • Photos
2015 ended with a bang for Mason’s Scarlet Punchers, those intrepid women “of a certain age” who meet monthly for fun, food, and fellowship. Our annual Christmas party was, as always, a huge success. 27 Scarlet Punchers and guests feasted, visited, and survived the eagerly-anticipated Chinese auction. Most everybody remembered their party manners (no names mentioned here - my lips are sealed) and no blood was shed as items were unwrapped, stolen, hidden, stolen again, gloated over, enjoye ...
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 • Posted January 6, 2016
The 2016 Mason County Chamber of Commerce Awards & Appreciation Banquet will be held Thursday, February 18th at 6:00 p.m. in the Ft. Mason Park Community Building. The annual Awards Banquet is a great opportunity for the Chamber to thank our members, celebrate the accomplishments of our business and community leaders and pay tribute to the outstanding citizens who have made a difference in Mason County. The Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting Civic Award nominations for Public Servant o ...
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 • Posted December 30, 2015 • Photos
It finally feels like winter and stock show weather. So please come out and support the local youth in the Mason County Livestock Show. We are very proud to have some of the finest youth in the state that work real hard on the animal projects. If you have never been out to see and support this part of the community then you are truly missing out.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 • Posted December 30, 2015
Individuals considering joint replacement surgery are invited to a free Destination Restore presentation with lunch at the Family Life Center in Brady on Tues., Jan. 5. A complimentary lunch will be provided at 11:30 a.m., with a presentation to follow. Orthopedic surgeons from Hill Country Memorial will discuss types of hip, knee and shoulder replacement implants, treatment options and information about pre-operative classes and coaching.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 • Posted December 30, 2015
Mason County was represented well at the meeting of the state’s largest farm organization in early December. Mason County delegates traveled to Arlington where they helped shape the future of Texas Farm Bureau (TFB). “Texas Farm Bureau is a grassroots organization. Every county matters, and the needs of every county are considered by the voting body as a whole,” Shannon Worrell, Mason County Farm Bureau president, said.