Mason County News
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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.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014 • Photos
An official ribbon cutting was held last week for Schatzi's at 936 San Antonio Street. Heidi Comey and two of her children were greeted by members of the Mason County Chamber of Commerce and welcomed as one of the newest businesses in the county. Schatzi's has beer, soda, snacks, bread, tortillas and basic groceries, all available via drive-thru.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Posted June 19, 2014 • Photos
Art Camp at the Painted Tree Studio attracted kids from Brady, Junction, Austin, Houston, and the Dallas area….and lots of our local young artists from Mason. A lot of these kids come to Mason for one or two weeks for a day filled with Tennis Camp in the morning and Art Camp in the afternoon.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Posted June 19, 2014 • Photos
The Mason County Livestock & Wildlife Protection Association held a drawing for a Savage 204 Predator Model. This is an annual drawing provided for an incentive to all residents to pay their dues by April 1. Anyone attending the annual meeting, or who pays their dues prior to April, is eligible for the drawing. The winner of the rifle drawing this year is Paulette Keller.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Posted June 19, 2014
The last several weeks have seen a flurry of activity at the historic Point Theatre in Ingram. A devoted community of artists and volunteers has come together to celebrate the theatre’s 55th summer season. With the help of theatre professionals, committed businesses, and charitable organizations the Hill Country Arts Foundation is working to prepare the Point for a successful future.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Posted June 19, 2014
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Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Posted June 19, 2014 • Photos
After months of preparations, plans and renovations, the latest technological addition to Hill Country Memorial Hospital came online this week. A new state-of-the-art computerized tomography (CT) machine was installed in a renovated suite between the imaging department and the emergency room. The new machine uses high-definition technology to capture images of the body’s structures and systems with greater clarity and detail, uses less radiation and completes its scans in less time. Since M ...
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Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Posted June 18, 2014 • Photos
Mason County Sheriff’s Office and Crime Stoppers are asking for the public’s help in solving several theft cases that occurred between the dates April 15th and June 11th. We are interested in speaking with individuals who have any information on the following reported crimes: A black 1999 flatbed trailer was reported stolen from 711 San Antonio Street on or about May 27, 2014.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Posted June 18, 2014 • Photos
Last Thursday night's storms hit the neighborhood along South Live Oak Street with some very strong winds. This tree at The Wildlife Ranch, at College and Live Oak Streets, broke and fell away from the building; but, blocked the street until midday Friday when City crews were finally able to clear away the debris.