Mason County News
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Wednesday, April 2, 2014 • Posted April 5, 2014 • Photos
The old Puncher field house has been torn down, and the slab was poured on Monday down at the stadium. Construction of the new facility will begin soon.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 • Posted April 5, 2014 • Photos
On March 25, the Mason Junior High Band went to Llano for UIL Concert and Sight Reading contest. The band received a first division rating from each of the three judges in both areas, also known as a Sweepstakes! A first division is the best rating you can receive from a judge.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 • Posted April 5, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Artisan Gallery is located in a beautifuly rebuilt Sunday house, part of a row of Sunday houses running north from the Mason House, on Live Oak Street, just north of the square. The Artisan Gallery displays the eclectic work of a group of local artists and artisans. Paintings in oil, watercolor, and acrylic display Hill Country talent, along with jewelry, handcrafted wood items, clocks, painted gourds, mixed media sculptures, and felted wool hangings and handbags.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 • Posted April 5, 2014 • Photos
The annual Art Walk season opens at the Arnold Art Gallery with an exhibition of watercolor and acrylic paintings by Carol H. Fairlie on April 4 with a Friday evening reception from 5-7. The artist will be present to greet visitors and discuss her work. The title of the exhibition is ”Reflections” that includes still life variations of colored light through glass objects as well as memory recollections of visits to grand hotels in Europe.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 • Posted April 5, 2014
Spring is officially here and time is running out to buy your beautiful geraniums from the Steady Steps Ministry. This Friday, May 4th, is the last day to purchase them. Favorite colors are offered, such as blood red, rose, flag red, salmon, orange, lavender, tickled pink, neon purple, watermelon and parfait.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 • Posted April 5, 2014
Applications for emergency farm loans for damages and losses caused by drought November 1, 2013 and continuing are being accepted at the Farm Service Agency (FSA) office located in San Angelo, Randy Dupre said today. Mason County is one of 108 counties in Texas recently designated by the Secretary of Agriculture as eligible for loans to cover part of actual production and/or physical losses resulting from damages caused by drought that occurred from November 1, 2013 and continuing.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 • Posted April 5, 2014 • Photos
Spring comes as a welcome change after this unusual winter. It also heralds the 2014 Tour of Homes held by the Mason County Republican Women. Saturday, April 12th brings the opportunity to visit six homes owned by gracious homeowners who will assist the MCRW in raising scholarship funds for some worthy Mason graduates. Tickets will go on sale the week of the Tour at Market Square, and also will be available at each home on April 12th.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 • Posted April 5, 2014
Spring is here once again and that means Mason Art Walk is starting our fourth year on Friday April 4th until 7pm and Saturday April 5th until 5pm. We are honored to have some exciting new venues joining us this year for Art Walk. There will be location maps for the Art Walk at all participants plus the Chamber of Commerce.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 • Posted April 5, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Study Club is very excited to be offering four items for a silent auction during the month of April. These items are described below. The first photo shows a beautiful quilt donated by Mason resident, Pam Scott. Pam has been a quilter for about 15 years. She is mainly interested in modern quilts using strong colors.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 • Posted March 28, 2014 • Photos
A crowd of seventy-eight people came to hear Gisela Potts share her memories of being in the Hitler Youth and the German Army during World War II. The feisty octogenarian drew laughs with a dry sense of humor as well as shocked gasps during her presentation. The audience heard details about the war they had not learned in school, and everyone seemed glad that they had come to hear this unique program brought to Mason by the Friends of the Library and the Mason County M.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 • Posted March 28, 2014 • Photos
It’s spring time and once again time to order your beautiful GERANIUMS from the Steady Steps Ministry…….You may place your orders any time between March 17 and April 4th. Favorite colors will be offered, such as blood red, rose, flag red, salmon, orange, lavender, tickled pink, neon purple, watermelon and parfait.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 • Posted March 27, 2014 • Photos
Home Health Services of MKM hosted a chicken spaghetti lunch for the habitat of humanity. We are blessed to have this organization to help our community. We would like to thank St. Joseph Catholic Church for the use of their hall. Also, in last week’s paper, James and Diane Esquell were shown with one of the Habitat groups when the Esquells hosted them for lunch, which was at Willow Creek Cafe, and the Habitat Caraveners were very complimentary about their treatment by Angela and her staff.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 • Posted March 27, 2014
Mason ISD is currently accepting nominations for the Gifted and Talented program. All nominations are due by 3:30 p.m., this Friday, March 28th, 2014. If you would like to nominate your child for the Gifted and Talented program, please go to Mason Elementary/Junior High for the necessary paperwork. For more information, please call Mason Elementary/ Junior High office at (325)347-1122.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 • Posted March 27, 2014 • Photos
Annabelle & Sabrina We rescued both Annabelle & Sabrina from the pound, and both have unique stories of their own. Annabelle was dumped with her litter of kittens, and Sabrina was balled up in the corner of her cage and deemed to be feral, but the gentle look in her eyes convinced us otherwise.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 • Posted March 27, 2014
Mason Young Life held it’s 2nd annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament this past Saturday, March 22nd. The winning team was “Mason Legends” with Michael McLeod, John Keller, Bruce Williams, and Chance Stockbridge. There were 8 teams total, and Mason Young Life would like to thank all who participated and sponsored this event.