Mason County News
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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.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 27, 2014 • Photos
Mason County Queen’s Court had another successful weekend! Friday morning, they participated in the Gillespie County Parade and received yet another blue ribbon. A big thank you to Mason Bank for sponsoring them during this parade! Also, thanks to Wendy Hudson for assisting with float decorations and her expert advice.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
The Summer Meltdown Challenge will be wrapping up this Friday, August 15th at 12 noon with a covered dish salad luncheon at River of Life Church for all who participated in the exercise programs. A big round of applause for all the leaders of this challenge! (APPLAUSE) Thank you, leaders, one & all for being our inspiration by bringing these free classes to Mason.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A member of Congressman K. Michael Conaway’s staff will be available to meet with constituents requiring assistance in resolving issues with federal agencies. The outreach is open to members of the media and the public. WHAT: Congressional Outreach Services WHO: Regional Director Nancy Watson WHEN: Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. WHERE: County Commissioners Court Room, Mason County Courthouse 201 Fort McKavitt, Mason, TX
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
LUBBOCK, TX – Next Monday, State Senate Candidate, Representative Charles Perry will be hosting a town hall forum in Mason, TX as part of a larger district tour to visit all 51 counties in SD 28. “A State Senator should represent all of his communities, not just the population centers of his district,” said Perry.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
We are so excited to announce that we will be starting a Mother’s Day Out program called, Kingdom Kids, at River of Life Church. Our mission is to provide a loving, Christ centered environment where children are nurtured and mothers needs are met. The program will be offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
The Board of Directors of Operation Orphans, Inc. has selected four dates for doe hunts during the forthcoming whitetail season. They are the following Saturdays: October 25, November 15, December 6 and January 10. The October date will be an all girls’ hunt, while the remaining dates will be all boys’ hunts. This is the 55th year of the “Take a Child Hunting” program.
, Principal
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014
August 6, 2014 Dear Parents/Guardians, We hope you have had a fantastic summer and are prepared to begin an exciting and challenging school year! We are looking forward to meeting each of you and/or seeing you all again, and ensuring that everyone has a successful school year! We would also like to announce that Mason Elementary is a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School Nominee!!
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Community Thrift Store is featuring another unique item for the Silent Auction. It is an antique Roll Top Desk that has been in Mason for over 100 years! The vintage desk is made of oak and has five lower drawers (one is double depth for holding files), a center drawer below the desk surface (not always found in these) and ten cubbyholes under the roll top, with an additional small drawer for special treasures.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 13, 2014 • Photos
The Mason County Chamber of Commerce held a formal ribbon cutting for the Willow Creek Cafe and Club last Wednesday, helping owner Angela Eckert celebrate the end of construction and the beginning of service to her loyal public. Angela was joined by her husband, Jody Eckert, while her son, Chase Crouch, was working with the staff to welcome the many customers that were arriving to help celebrate the opening.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted August 6, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Community Foundation would like to remind local non-profit organizations that the deadline for grant applications is fast approaching! Annually, this round for grant applications is due on September 1st but with the Labor Day holiday, it has been extended to Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014. Non-profit groups and organizations that have projects intended for the betterment of the community are encouraged to submit an application, which can be picked up at the Community Thrift Store at 2 ...
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted August 6, 2014
LCRA is accepting applications through August for membership on its four Regional Councils, groups of volunteers who provide an important link between LCRA and the communities it serves. Regional Council members meet several times a year to discuss regional topics involving LCRA services in their communities. Members pass along information from council meetings to their local communities to provide a clear, accurate understanding of issues related to LCRA. “The Regional Councils help LCRA i ...