Mason County News
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Wednesday, March 18, 2015 • Posted March 18, 2015
Mason ISD provides many educational programs to meet the needs of our students. One of the programs offered is the Gifted and Talented Program, which has been planned for young, able learners. Listed below are a few well-known characteristics of children who may benefit from the program. Please review these characteristics to see if they describe your child.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 • Posted March 18, 2015
The Commercial Bank is proud to announce a safer, easier, and faster way to manage your debit card. With the SHAZAM® BOLT$™ app you’ll enjoy the convenience flexibility to manage your accounts wherever the road takes you. The app is enhanced with an ATM location feature. In addition, SHAZAM BOLT$ provides fraud protection for your peace of mind; you can receive fraud alerts and check your account balance anywhere, anytime.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 • Posted March 11, 2015
Mason will now boast chiropractic care on the Square on Thursdays of each week at Panacea, 126 Ft. McKavitt. Dr. Emily Morales-Ball, of Fredericksburg will be accepting patients by appointment beginning Thursday, March 12th, 10 am-12pm and 1:30-5:00pm. Please call for an appointment! (830)997-2224 Dr. Emily Morales-Ball, DC is a native of Fredericksburg and an honor graduate from FHS where she participated in multiple clubs and sports venues.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 • Posted March 11, 2015
During Monday's regular meeting of the Mason County Commissioners' Court, a group of residents from the western part of the county showed up to express their opposition to possible development of a wind farm in the area. Judge Jerry Bearden welcomed the visitors and explained that the group was appearing on the agenda during the public comment section, so there would be no action taken on their issues.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 • Posted March 5, 2015 • Photos
Mason County Soil & Water Conservation District #223 held their poster contest for the 5th & 6th grade students of Mason Jr. High. The topic this year was Dig Deeper. Pictured are the top 3 winners of each class along with the Directors. L-R Front row: Morgan Beard (3rd), Monika Ruelas (2nd), Alexandria Row (1st), Tori Perlichek (3rd), Esmeralda Lugo (2nd), Ana Segura (1st).
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 • Posted March 5, 2015
Mason will now boast chiropractic care on the Square on Thursdays of each week at Panacea, 126 Ft. McKavitt. Dr. Emily Morales-Ball, of Fredericksburg will be accepting patients by appointment beginning Thursday, March 12th, 10 am-12pm and 1:30-5:00pm. Please call for an appointment! (830)997-2224 Dr. Emily Morales-Ball, DC is a native of Fredericksburg and an honor graduate from FHS where she participated in multiple clubs and sports venues.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 • Posted March 5, 2015
The Mason County Ministerial Alliance announces their Lenten lunch schedule as follows: March 4th hosted at First United Methodist Church; March 11th with meal provided by St. Martin’s Episcopal/hosted at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church; March 18th hosted at St. Joseph’s Catholic; March 25th with meal provided by Hilda United Methodist/hosted at St.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 • Posted March 5, 2015 • Photos
The Commercial Bank and Commercial Company, Inc. held its annual joint shareholders’ meeting on February 11, 2015. During that meeting Julio and Beatrice Ramon, Jim Heath, and Michael and Leslie Cope were elected to serve as Directors of the Board for The Commercial Bank. On January 7th, the Ramons, the Copes, and Kenneth Burow purchased Lee and Bobbie McMillan’s interest in the bank.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 • Posted February 26, 2015 • Photos
Sometime during the weekend of February 14-15, vandals broke into the Seaquist House and defaced walls, wood work and masonry with spray paint. The Mason County Sheriff's Department is currently investigating the case. Donors have assembled a $1,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the perpetrators. Tips can be called in to the Sheriff's Department at 325-347-5252, and the caller may remain anonymous.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 • Posted February 25, 2015
Need extra money for college? Several scholarship opportunities are available for both high school and college students who are part of a Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) member family, Mason County Farm Bureau President Tim Dockal said. “Texas Farm Bureau offers these scholarships to help the next generation as they continue their education,” President Dockal said.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 • Posted February 25, 2015
The Mason County Ministerial Alliance announces their Lenten lunch schedule as follows: February 25th hosted at River of Life Church; March 4th hosted at First United Methodist Church; March 11th with meal provided by St. Martin’s Episcopal/hosted at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church; March 18th hosted at St. Joseph’s Catholic; March 25th with meal provided by Hilda United Methodist/hosted at St.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 • Posted February 25, 2015 • Photos
Ten high school students in Pioneers Youth Leadership were awarded $24,000 in scholarships and cash awards last week at the Capital Farm Credit Rural Youth Entrepreneurship Competition at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. Jessica Dong from Knippa (rainwater collection business) and Steeley Smith from Mason (local meat processing business) each received a $10,000 scholarship.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 • Posted February 22, 2015 • Photos
On Wednesday, February 11th, the Mason High School chapter of the National Honor Society hosted a blood drive in conjunction with the United Blood Services of San Angelo. The goal for the drive was to collect 20 units of blood. Thanks to the great support of students and community members alike, the event exceeded its goal by receiving over 30 units.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 • Posted February 22, 2015
A final reminder from the Mason Community Foundation of the grant application deadline on Monday, March 2, 2015. 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 March 2nd.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 • Posted February 21, 2015
The Fredericksburg Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International announces a $500 scholarship to be awarded to a local female college student. Eligible applicants must be female, and either the student or her parents must reside in Gillespie, Mason, or Kimble counties. Applicant must be admitted to a teacher education program.