Mason County News
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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.
, Script Schoppe Pharmacy
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!
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 • Posted January 3, 2015
Due to the early deadline that is required each year for the paper’s Christmas section, the following names were not included on the 2014 “Community Greeting Card”: Charles and Barbara Pluenneke Marshall and Bobbye Frazier Granite Oaks Ranch Bob & Joyce Beauliu The final total for this year’s fundraiser is: $4,710. The equipment that these funds will purchase will be listed in a later article.
, Supervisor, Landfill Operations
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 • Posted December 23, 2014
The City of Mason will be closed Wednesday and Thursday December 24th and 25th for the Christmas Holidays. Trash trucks ran and picked up as scheduled Monday, Tuesday and Friday (December 22, 23, and 26). Wednesday trash pickup, December 24, was on Tuesday December 23rd. Thursday trash pickup, December 25, will be on Friday December 26th.
, Supervisor Landfill Operations
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 • Posted December 17, 2014
The City of Mason will be closed Wednesday and Thursday December 24th and 25th for the Christmas Holidays. Trash trucks will run and pick up as scheduled Monday, Tuesday and Friday (December 22, 23, and 26). Wednesday trash pickup, December 24, will be on Tuesday December 23rd. Thursday trash pickup, December 25, will be on Friday December 26th.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 • Posted December 10, 2014
Mason ShortStop and NuWay Grocery has contacted the News and indicated that they want to revive the tradition of a contest for residents who go to the trouble of decorating their homes for the Christmas holiday. The two stores, owned by Charlie and Linda Reichenau, have offered a $300 prize for first place, $200 for second place and $100 for third place.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 3, 2014
Mason ShortStop and NuWay Grocery has contacted the News and indicated that they want to revive the tradition of a contest for residents who go to the trouble of decorating their homes for the Christmas holiday. The two stores, owned by Charlie and Linda Reichenau, have offered a $300 prize for first place, $200 for second place and $100 for third place.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 3, 2014
We will start picking up leaves on December the 8rd. Please try not to put any limbs in the piles of leaves so our vacuum can pick up all leaves. Please put all leaves on side of street. If you miss us for any reason be assured that we will be back by the will following week.