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Wednesday, August 5, 2015 • Updated August 6, 2015 1:25 PM • Photos
Three members of the Fine Arts Association of the Hill Country were awarded ribbons in the HomeTown Teacher’s Art Show at the Kerrville Arts and Cultural Center. Marcy Holmes-Wheeler, of Menard, placed third with her entry, “Shekere,” an African styled drum and rattle, covered with beads and knotted hemp twine, and decorated with Marcy’s intricate pen work.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 • Updated August 6, 2015 1:15 PM • Photos
Congratulations to Hunter Kunc, MHS class of 2015! He is the son of Shawna Waite and grandson of LD and Betty Simon. He was signed to the University of Incarnate Word to play baseball! He will be playing for the NCAA Division 1 School as part of the Southland conference.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 • Posted August 5, 2015
During a special called meeting on Monday, August 3rd, the Mason County Commissioners' Court issued a burn ban for Mason County. An emergency order had been issued last week; but, that was only effective for a short period of time. The burn ban covers outdoor burning, welding, and any activity that might produce sparks or fire.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Updated July 29, 2015 2:06 PM • Photos
Employee of the Year named during annual festivities Kerrville, Texas—It’s the one day each year that all 12,000 employee Team Partners at the over 225 locations of UniFirst Corporation (NYSE: UNF) across North America take a break from their busy schedules and come together to honor the memory of Aldo Croatti, the man who started the billion-dollar uniform service and supply company in July of 1936.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Updated July 29, 2015 2:03 PM • Photos
Reigning Cats & Dogs’ obedience class put on a “how to excel at training your dog” demonstration at the summer obedience class graduation on Friday, July 24th. Five dog/owner pairs set a new record for highest scoring, most competitive graduation exercise ever! (Alphabetically) Denwood Butler and terrier mix “Gus,” Jackie Clements and Poodle mix “Nelson,” Martha Foster and German Shepherd Dog “Sophie,” Johnny Heidelberg and Labrador Retriever “Bear,” and Tommy Newsom and S ...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Posted July 29, 2015
Mason Bank, was named to the 2015 edition of the Top 200 Healthiest Banks in America that DepositAccounts just released. The bank stood out in all of the primary evaluation categories, including Texas Ratio, Deposit Growth, and Capitalization Mason Bank was ranked 28th in the United States. The global financial crisis of 2008 has prompted many to take a second look at the health of their financial institutions.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Posted July 29, 2015
Dr. Paul Burns informed us on July 16th that the government of Italy and the Chinese are the major shareholders in Enel. Enel holds the land leases for the Mason Wind Power Project. Recently there was a press release that General Electric was purchasing a minority share in Enel. In protest I am going to quit buying Italian wine, Chinese made underwear and light bulbs.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Posted July 29, 2015
The Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library is seeking a G.E.D. teacher. The teacher will be employed by Howard Jr. College and must pass a background check. For more information, call 325-347-5446.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Updated July 29, 2015 1:25 PM • Photos
Sam and Ashleigh Brakefield, are proud and excited to offer the Hill Country, a new form of entertainment that is sure to have folks laughing, exercising and just having good old fashioned fun! Whether it is Knockerball™ Rentals, parties, fundraisers, school and church events or corporate team-building, they have everyone covered.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Updated July 29, 2015 1:17 PM
The new 61st edition of the Mason Puncher Band Calendars have arrived. If you didn’t get yours at Round-Up. then you can head by Benjie’s to pick up your copy.
, County Judge
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Posted July 29, 2015
WHEREAS, Mason County has not had rainfall for an extended period of time, creating hot and dry conditions; and WHEREAS, the hot and dry conditions pose the threat of large, dangerous and fast moving wildfires; and WHEREAS, such fires have the potential of endangering lives and damaging property on a large scale;and WHEREAS, the Texas Government Code Chapter 418 gives the county judge the power to declare a local disaster within the county” if the threat of disaster is imminent”;and WHE ...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • Updated July 29, 2015 1:07 PM • Photos
The City has worked to improve our community in many different ways and most people are aware of the variety of accomplishments we have made in the past several years. It appears that change is coming again to Mason and this time it may affect most everyone who lives or drives through our town.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 • Posted July 16, 2015 • Photos
Lehmberg Realty is proud to announce Will Lehmberg as a new associate realtor and encourage everyone to consider him for their real estate needs. Will was raised in Mason County, graduated from Mason High School and attended Texas Tech University in Lubbock where he received a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics.
, Family Ministries Coordinator, First United Methodist Church
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 • Updated July 8, 2015 2:59 PM • Photos
Members of the First United Methodist Church, Mason, participated in the UM ARMY (United Methodist Action Reach-Out Mission by Youth mission trip, approximately 60 youth and adults helped residents in Weimar, Texas, with various repair work and painting during the past week. The work teams worked 10 different sites throughout the week.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 • Updated July 8, 2015 2:26 PM • Photos
Mason County Craftsmen, featuring hand made rustic furniture will be opening soon on the square in Mason. The building that was formerly Panacea will soon become the showroom for the work of Chris Doege, Mason County resident, studio and touring drummer, former owner of CD Tile in Kerrville, and most importantly, father of 11 year old Cloe, a student at Mason ISD.