Mason County News
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Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
The Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library is proud to announce and to congratulate the winners of the reading programs. Thirty-one children participated in the Book Hounds Club, and 734 swim passes were earned. Winner of the Kindle Fire HD—Joe Angel Martinez Book Hounds 1st Karli and Delani Bauer each won a $100 Walmart gift cards 2nd Jaxson Reichenau won $75 a Walmart gift card 3rd Jose Valdez won a $50 Walmart gift card 4th Sarah Peyton Dospapas won a $25 Walmart gift card 5th ...
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Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
The public water system of the City of Mason has reached a Critical, Level 2 condition recently, and the City Administrator John Palacio has implemented additional water conservation measures.  While we do not fear immediate water shortages, we feel it is necessary to move beyond voluntary measures to protect the water levels for everyone.  As the hot summer winds continue to blow and the dry conditions only worsen, the City of Mason will now begin enforcing mandatory water conservation measu ...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 • Posted July 10, 2014
Saturday, July 12, 2014 7:00 a.m. Westemoreland & Post Hill by the jail Post Hill & Schmidt by the Library Post Hill & Bryan by the swimming pool Bryan & Moody (east) by the Historical Building ALL PARADE ENTRIES MUST CHECK IN ON POST HILL STREET BY THE JAIL AND WILL BE LINED UP AS THEY ARRIVE Float entries that are being towed may off-load at the library parking lot and leave those vehicles there to reload at a later time. Those that are riding horses in the parade should park in the c ...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 • Posted July 10, 2014
Recent changes in Medicare may affect you. Extra Help with your prescription drugs and Medicare monthly premiums may now be available. The Area Agency on Aging will be holding an Application Assistance Clinic in your area! Call ahead to schedule an appointment. Contact your local Area Agency on Aging at (325)-223-5704 or call toll free at 1-877-944-9666 To be Held at: Mason County Senior Center July10th from 8:30a.m.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 • Posted July 9, 2014
If you ordered a band calendar for this next year they have arrived! The Band Boosters will have a booth at Round-Up to pass them out and accept any payments not already made. If you don’t get your calendar at Round-Up you can call the band hall 347-1122 and leave a message for Mr.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014 • Photos
It was a fun filled week of painting. Our focus, discussion and talk was around each person’s HOPES, DREAMS & ASPIRATIONS. This could have been what makes them happy now….expectations of the summer or long term. The important thing is that everyone had fun. The two younger classes created a book.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014 • Photos
McCulloch County native Chad Taliaferro has been making a name for himself ever since he left his hometown of Brady to embark on a career in law enforcement. That career has spanned 17 years of service with departments in Marble Falls and Burnet County. Now, his vast experience in law enforcement has him on a different hunt—one where he's a featured character in a television series on The History Channel. Currently a Burnet County Deputy, Taliaferro has teamed up with his soon-to-be father- ...
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014
(Mason, Texas)—Mason County farmers and ranchers should make their voices heard on new and highly burdensome clean water rules, according to Mason County Farm Bureau. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has extended the time available to comment on their “Waters of the U.S.” proposal until Oct. 20, and until July 7 to comment on the accompanying interpretive rule.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014 • Photos
One of Mason's current game wardens, Cody Hatfield (at left), and a former game warden, Jerry Gordon, recently received promotions. Following are their biographies. Jerry D Gordon Is now the Captain over training at the Game Warden Training Center near Star, Tx. After Graduating from Texas A&M University Jerry started his career as a Game Warden in 1986.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014
Presenting WELDON HENSON and HAL KETCHUM Our next ROOTS Series, Texas Americana night, is on Saturday, June 28. Our Concerts feature both emerging and established artists in an informal, family setting.  While enjoying a concert you can tour the Museum buildings. Gates open at 5:30. The Museum complex is a wonderful setting to sit under the beautiful Texas Hill County skies.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014
(Mason, Texas)—It looks like the time is ripe to begin repeal of the estate tax, said Mason County Farm Bureau President, Tim Dockal. More than half of the House of Representatives are cosponsoring Rep. Kevin Brady’s (R-Texas) Death Tax Repeal Act, HR 2429, which would repeal estate taxes and maintain stepped-up basis.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014 • Photos
JUNO - Female Australian Cattle Dog - 3-4 Years Old This sweet girl is a real attention seeker.  She was picked up by animal control and no one has come looking for her.  She has recently had puppies, but appears to be in good health.  Juno just wants to be loved on!
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014
The Puncher Club is finishing up the football program for the upcoming 2014 fall season. If you would like to purchase an ad in the program and haven’t been contacted, please contact Megan Bierschwale (meganofmason@gmail.com or 347.7666). There are ad sizes ranging from $75 to $500, so we can definitely fit your needs.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014 • Photos
Debbie Armstrong’s incredible “Crazy Quilt” is now on display in the Stribling Room of the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library. Debbie is self-taught and handcrafted the quilt in 1999. This is her first quilt and took about a year to complete. Her process of creating each piece with hand embroidery to depict a certain relevance to her life has resulted in a unique piece of art.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014 • Photos
Members of Bluebonnet Study Club met Tuesday, June 17th as the regular club meeting. With reluctance and after many comments, members voted to cease as a civic organization in Mason. The Mason Bluebonnet Study Club was formed in 1941 with ten charter members. We are a member of Alamo District of Texas Federation of Women’s Clubs (TFWC) which is a part of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, an international service organization headquartered in Washington, DC.