Mason County News
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Wednesday, July 8, 2015 • Posted July 8, 2015
For the second year in a row, Mason VFW Post has reached national status. You may not know; but, the Veterans of Foreign Wars is a world wide organization. With posts in places like Germany, Pacific, and Carribean islands. In fact the largest post is in Germany. The 2nd largest is in El Paso Texas.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 • Posted July 2, 2015
Students must have the minimum immunizations before enrolling and attending classes. Parents are encouraged to plan now during the summer break and arrange to have their child up to date on all immunizations. Call the Texas Department of State Health Services, or your doctor's clinic, with any questions regarding eligibility for the state vaccine program.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 • Posted July 2, 2015
In May 2015, Hill Country Memorial began offering a new service for medical withdrawal stabilization called “One-Eighty™”. The service is for individuals who are dependent on prescription medicines, alcohol and illegal substances and ready to take a 180° turn toward sobriety. At HCM, One-Eighty participants are treated on a medical floor where the symptoms of withdrawal are managed by nurses and medical director Dr.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 • Posted July 2, 2015
The Brady/McCulloch County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting bids for goats in preparation for the 42nd Annual World Championship Barbeque Goat Cook-Off this Labor Day weekend. Bids will be accepted from anyone interested in providing Spanish-Boer Cross goats for the event, and pricing should include the cost of the meat, processing and packaging.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 • Posted July 2, 2015
A complete listing of Round-Up parade street closures will be in the Mason County News July 8th edition. Post Hill, Schmidt, and Bryan Streets will be closed at 7 AM on Saturday July 11 for floats to line-up. All float entries have to check-in on Post Hill Street by the jail. Those wanting to get to the downtown area need to do so by 9:30 AM, streets will start being blocked at 9:40 AM and re-routing of highway traffic after that. Parking is also available Methodist Church on north side and ...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 • Posted July 2, 2015
Abel Moran, 20, a native of Mexico who was visiting relatives in Mason, drowned on Friday at the James River crossing of the Llano River. Donations are now being accepted at various spots around town to help the family cover the expenses of returning Mr. Moran to Mexico for burial.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 • Posted July 2, 2015
Trash pickup for Friday, July 3 will be picked up on Thursday, July 2. Thursday’s trash will be picked up on regular scheduled day. All City of Mason Facilities will be closed Friday, July 3rd and Saturday July 4th.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 24, 2015
TEMPLE, May 19, 2015 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will invest approximately $21 million in additional Farm Bill dollars to help farmers and ranchers apply science-based solutions to mitigate the short and long term effects of drought. These investments will focus financial and technical assistance in the most severely drought-stricken areas in eight states to help crop and livestock producers apply conservation practices th ...
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Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 24, 2015
We will start spraying between the hours of 5:30 pm and 9:30 pm. Please stay indoors during these and times. We want to thank everyone for their cooperation in advance in keeping Mason safe!!! Wednesday June 24, 2015 we will be spraying the south side of Mason, streets are: Austin, Fuchsia, Willow, Hackberry, Schuessler, Fir, Oak, Pine, Orange, East Rainey, Post Oak, East Kettner, South Live Oak, Schmidt, Magnolia, Smith, Steapp Ln, Hofman, City park, Landfill road. Thursday June 25, 2015 we ...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 24, 2015
Trash pickup for Friday, July 3 will be picked up on Thursday, July 2. Thursday’s trash will be picked up on regular scheduled day. All City of Mason Facilities will be closed Friday, July 3rd and Saturday July 4th.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 24, 2015 • Photos
During the Monday, June 22nd meeting of the Mason County Commissioners' Court, a unanimous vote finalized the transfer of the Fort Mason Park from Mason County to the City of Mason. The City had approved the agreement during their meeting on June 15th. The transfer allows for a simplified process for those organizations utilizing the park (Golf Association, Mason I.S.D., Baseball Association, Soccer Association) to apply for grants and assistance.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 • Updated June 10, 2015 3:44 PM • Photos
The forty-sixth Bauer reunion was held June 7, 2015, at Castell, Texas. Family members gathered at 11:00 a.m. in the refurbished Castell School House. Forty-one people were present, including Captain Carl Weathers, Director of The Former Texas Rangers Association and Mike Young and Richard Daywood with The Sons of the Republic of Texas. At twelve noon, a Hofmann-catered barbecue dinner was enjoyed by all.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 • Updated June 10, 2015 3:26 PM • Photos
Last fall the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library was awarded just under $50,000 by the Tocker Foundation. The Tocker Foundation has adopted a goal of promoting public libraries in communities of 12,000 or less. Over 30 library projects were reviewed for the benefits to be provided to the community.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 • Posted June 10, 2015
The County Executive Director for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Mason and Llano County, Randy Maenius, announced that ranchers and livestock producers may be eligible for assistance from the Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) for grazing losses incurred in 2015. According to Maenius, “both Mason and Llano County met qualifying drought ratings that ‘trigger’ eligibility for the Livestock Forage Disaster Program for Native and Improved grasses ...
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 • Updated June 10, 2015 2:08 PM • Photos
Members of Central Texas Electric Co-op Board District 3 (Mason/Menard/McCullough, Northern Kimble County), met Tuesday, June 2nd in the Mason Junior High cafetorium. The members were welcomed by the co-op’s Chief Executive Officer, Robert A. Loth III. Mr. Loth opened the meeting with the introduction of members of the co-op’s Board of Directors in attendance.