Mason County News
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Wednesday, December 23, 2015 • Posted December 23, 2015 • Photos
On Thursday, the Mason County Chamber of Commerce welcomed United Heat and Air as the newest member of the organization. United Heat and Air provide service and installation of quality HVAC systems. Doug Ferguson and his wife, Liz, have owned United Heat & Air for 20 years. Doug has over 30 years of experience in the industry, growing up working in his father's air conditioning business from the ground up.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015 • Posted December 23, 2015
The Mason County Commissioners' Court held a special meeting on Monday morning to discuss the interlocal law enforcement agreement that had been sent back to them by the City Commission after their meeting last week. The County had approved a new agreement on the morning of December 14; but, the City did not approve that agreement. After discussion by the County Commissioners’ Court, the Mayor, City Administrator, Sheriff, Chief Deputy; the Court moved upon the recommendation of Judge Bearde ...
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 • Posted December 18, 2015 • Photos
November 30 the Mason County Farm Bureau Board presented outgoing president Tim Dockal with a plaque for their appreciation of his years of service to the Mason County Farm Bureau. Pictured are; Helen Dockal, Tim Dockal, Shannon Worrell Mason County Farm Bureau President and Jarrett Worrell.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 • Posted December 18, 2015
The regular meeting of the Mason County Commissioners' Court on Monday was taken up with a number of year end business matters. Several of those items involved voting to fill a number of vacancies at the County due to retirements or departures from positions in a multitude of offices. Senior Clerk Diane Pence is retiring from the County Clerk's office.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 • Posted December 17, 2015 • Photos
The McHale Ranch would like to thank the Loyal Valley VFD and the Mason EMS for volunteering at the American Sniper Shootout. Both professional efforts were greatly appreciated and helped ensure a safe family event. The event raised over $500,000 for the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation. McHale Ranch donated $2,000 to the Loyal Valley VFD and $750 to the Mason EMS as a token of appreciation and to help with their continued equipment needs.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 • Posted December 17, 2015 • Photos
The Riata Service Organization happily donated $2,000 to the Mason County Senior Center nutrition program this week after Director Mario Arteaga explained to the organization the needs of the Senior Center. Accepting the check were Mario Arteaga and Jerri Wright from Riata representatives Pam Scott and Laura Tallent.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 • Posted December 17, 2015 • Photos
Raul & Margie Sanchez of Mason and Sheila & Grover Bibler of Fredericksburg are happy to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Ruberto Sanchez and Lacey Bibler. Mr. Sanchez is a 2004 graduate of Mason High School and a 2012 graduate of ASU with a BBA in Finance.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 • Posted December 17, 2015 • Photos
The First Baptist Church is extremely happy to present our new Pastor and his family. Pastor Ryan Buck, his wife Rachel, and their four children, Wyatt 8, Emily 7, Chloe 5, and Ethan 3. Pastor Ryan’s first Sunday will be December 27th. Everyone is invited to come and help welcome them into our community.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 • Posted December 16, 2015 • Photos
MASON, Texas – The girls softball field operated by Mason Youth Baseball will have new lighting thanks to a $25,000 community development grant from the Lower Colorado River Authority and the City of Mason. Only three of the four baseball and softball fields at the city’s Fort Mason City Park currently have lights. “Our girls have always been kind of left out in the dark,” said Jeff Schmidt, Mason Youth Baseball president.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 • Posted December 16, 2015
There are lots of Christmas carols at this festive time of year. You can hear them on the country channels, the classical, and even on the rock and roll music channels. Some are ecumenical, referencing Jesus Christ and the events surrounding His birth. Others are more secular, discussing the foods, smells, sights and emotions of the entire holiday season.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 • Posted December 16, 2015
The City of Mason will be closed Thursday and Friday December 24th and 25th for the Christmas Holidays. Trash trucks will pick up as scheduled Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (December 21, 22, and 23). Thursday, Dec. 24th (Christmas Eve) pickup will be on Tuesday December 22nd Friday, Dec. 25th (Christmas Day) pickup will be on Wednesday December 23rd Landfill and Recycle operations will be closed Saturday December 26th.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 • Posted December 16, 2015
At this time I would like to announce my that I am running for the office of County Commissioner of Precinct 3. I have lived and worked here in Mason County for 16 years. My wife Darla and I have raised 4 children here and have and have always said that coming to Mason was the best thing we could have ever done for them.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 • Posted December 16, 2015
53 boys enjoyed hunting with Operation Orphans, Inc. December 5th and harvested 70 animals. Animals taken during the hunt were 49 whitetail does, 5 spikes, 11 bucks, 3 feral hogs, 1 axis and 1 sika. Homes bringing boys to hunt were Sweeten Home, Brownwood; Gulf Coast Trade Center, New Waverly; Cox Foster Home, Orange; West Texas Boys Ranch, San Angelo; Ramirez Foster Home, Converse; Acuna Foster Home, La Porte; Araujo Foster Home, Elmendorf; Methodist Boys Ranch, Waco; and Lawrence Foster Home, ...
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 • Posted December 16, 2015 • Photos
Mason Community Kitchen completed its fourth year of operations on December 12, when 21 volunteers prepared taco soup for distribution at the food bank. If you would like to volunteer for this local hunger relief organization, contact Scott Zesch at 347-6291 or szesch@hctc.net. Contributions and memorials may be sent to Mason Community Kitchen at P.O.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 • Posted December 16, 2015
Rejoice! Today is National Chocolate Covered Anything Day. As a true chocoholic, I think this is one of the best special days ever. The timing of this day, during the holiday season, couldn’t be better. We even have three non-fiction books devoted to chocolate: Eat chocolate, lose weight: new science proves you should eat chocolate every day (this one sounds like a great diet to me) by Will, Clower (613.2 CLO); The Most Decadent Diet Ever by Devin Alexander (641.5 ALE); and Chocolate by Lora, ...