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Wednesday, March 26, 2014 • Posted March 27, 2014
There are several little known programs around this area and across the country that provides lots of benefit to millions of people. They are the Foster Grandparents Program, Senior Companion Program and RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) collectively known as Senior Corps (related to AmeriCorps). Each of these efforts involves volunteers over 55 years of age that provide vital support in our communities.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 • Posted March 27, 2014
Come to the square on Sunday, April 13th and bring your appetite! The Annual Hamburger Picnic will be held on the west side of the square on Palm Sunday from 11-1. In addition to delicious hamburgers hot off the grill, guests will get a bag of chips and an ice cold soda for just $6.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 • Posted March 24, 2014
The Association grew from KNEL’s Hillbilly Hits Radio show in Brady, to encompass an over 1,000 member organization, the Heart of Texas Country Music Museum, Heart of Texas Records, the Heart of Texas Recording Studio plus regular performances staged in Brady, Llano, Seguin, Mason and Marble Falls throughout the years. The festivities will include a Welcome Party and Dance on the Friday nights, an afternoon Matinee Concert at 2:00 PM on the Saturdays followed by a Dance on Saturday nights at ...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 • Posted March 24, 2014 • Photos
Thank you to all for stopping by Topaz Confections this past Saturday and showing your support for Second Chance-Mason Animal Rescue! This was a great start to fundraising for the new year, and we couldn’t have done it without the support of Topaz Confections (Nancy Wooldridge & Jim Hoffman) and their staff (Melissa Haley, Vanessa Soto, Rachel Yount, & Nancy Marquez)!
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Wednesday, March 19, 2014 • Posted March 24, 2014
On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Mason County Habitat for Humanity, Paul Branch, President, has announced that the Board has authorized construction of the 13th Mason County Habitat home. The partner family selection is scheduled to be made by the Board in June, 2014. Mason Habitat for Humanity builds the home and then sells the home to the selected partner family “at cost” with no or low interest rate loans.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 • Posted March 24, 2014
Mason ISD is currently accepting nominations for the Gifted and Talented Program. Nominations will be accepted until 3:30 p.m. on March 28th. If you would like to nominate your child for the screening process of the Gifted and Talented Program, please go to the Mason Elementary/Junior High Office for the necessary paperwork.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 • Posted March 19, 2014
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 19, 2014 • Posted March 19, 2014
The 2014 Crosby Association Annual Meeting will be held on March 24. The annual meeting will start at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at Leatherwood Funeral Home, Highway 29 East. Anyone who has family buried at Crosby is considered a member and is encouraged to attend. Guests are certainly welcomed.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 • Posted March 19, 2014 • Photos
Like Wine? Come learn to appreciate this nectar of the Gods from the ground up. It’s been the coldest Texas winter since 2009-10 and it’s time to stretch in the sun, head for the country…breath the air and do something different. At the Robert Clay Vineyards, located in Mason County, the nectar is anxious to PUSH onward into making grapes for wine.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 • Posted March 19, 2014 • Photos
A very special assembly was held at Mason High School on Monday morning in honor of Gay Nesloney. Mrs. Nesloney announced her retirement earlier this year, and the high school student council honored her with a surprise program recognizing her 36 years of dedicated service to the students of Mason High School and UIL academics. The program began with a pictorial slide show of Mrs.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 12, 2014
TOP 10 STATEWIDE COUNTY DEMO %TURNOUT GOP %TURNOUT TOTAL %TURNOUT TOTAL VOTES BORDEN 0 48.09 48.09 215 ROBERTS 0 45.72 45.72 305 STERLING 0.24 43.73 43.97 365 KENT 24.75 17.54 42.29 409 MASON 2.56 39.17 41.73 1189 JIM HOGG 40.95 0.26 41.21 1584 REAL 0.58 37.81 38.39 917 JEFF DAVIS 24.86 13.40 38.26 1041 DICKENS 0 38.24 38.24 488 KIMBLE 0 37.08 37.08 1062 VARIOUS SURROUNDING COUNTIES MENARD 1.4 31.83 33.23 496 SCH ...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 12, 2014
The Crosby Cemetery Association Board will host the 2014 Crosby Association Annual Meeting on March 24. Anyone who has family buried at Crosby is considered a member and is encouraged to attend. Guests are certainly welcomed. We are making considerable changes and improvements and we seek your input and support.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 12, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman K. Michael Conaway invites area high school students interested in attending a military service academy to an “Academy Day” event, Saturday, March 22, 2014. School faculty, counselors, and parents are also encouraged to attend. Academy Liaison Officers, ROTC Representatives and others will be on hand to meet with prospective students and their families.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 12, 2014 • Photos
Fredericksburg Community Orchestras (FCO) and Friends of Van der Stucken will present the expanded Van der Stucken Festival on Saturday, Mar 29, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Halle, 212 West San Antonio Street, Fredericksburg TX. The Van der Stucken Festival was established in 1991 by Friends of Van der Stucken to increase appreciation for the life and work of Fredericksburg native composer Frank Van der Stucken.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 12, 2014
The Mason Puncher Band went to Coleman last week for UIL Concert and Sight Reading contest. The band came away with 1st division ratings in both areas! For concert, the band had prepared three songs to play. For Sight Reading, the band is given music they have never seen before, and have seven minutes to look over it before playing for the judges.