Mason County News
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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.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Posted June 18, 2014 • Photos
The old sandstone house located at 601 Brazos, on the corner of Brazos and Mesquite, has had many owners, many occupants, and has served many functions in the community. Built in the late 1800’s by Herman Mebus, the house consisted of four rooms, with fireplaces in the east and west rooms; it had 18 inch thick walls, a large basement and two L-shaped porches on the south side.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Posted June 18, 2014 • Photos
Mason County Habitat for Humanity completed the first Solar PV (photovoltaic) system powered home in the city of Mason. The house, located on Merrill St. was constructed to the latest green building standards and to the 2102 building code energy requirements. The solar system consists of fourteen solar panels mounted on the roof facing south with a combined output of 3.5KW.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 • Posted May 29, 2014 • Photos
During last Monday night's City Commission meeting, Mayor Brent Hinckley was once again administered the oath of office.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 • Posted May 29, 2014 • Photos
The American Junior Rodeo Association will be coming back to Mason June 6 and 7.   The Mason Rodeo Association is expecting over 200 contestants from all over Texas as well as the surrounding states.  This large number of expected contestants is due to the added money the Association is able to offer thanks to the generous support of the Mason Feed Store.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 • Posted May 29, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Garden Club had their meeting on Tuesday, May 20th at 2 p.m. at the Fellowship Hall of St Paul Lutheran Church. Attending were 16 members and two visitors. Rosemary Davis gave an interesting program on “Making Bread” and demonstrated how she made several different kinds of homemade breads.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 • Posted May 29, 2014
KERRVILLE, TX (05/20/2014)(readMedia)-- Eloy Eliberto Rico of Mason, TX graduated from Schreiner University during a recognition ceremony held on campus in Dietert Auditorium in early May. Rico, son of Eloy Rico and Cynthia Del Toro, was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in Graphic Design. Schreiner University is an independent coeducational liberal arts university related by choice and by covenant to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 • Posted May 29, 2014 • Photos
Members of the Fine Arts Association of the Hill Country gathered May 20 at Judy & Raymond Uherek’s hilltop home at Streeter for an evening of friends, food, and fun. Outgoing FAAHC President, Nan Loeffler, welcomed our new “prez”, Rosemary Davis, and the 2014-15 Board: Judy Black-Hall, Vice President; Carol Kothmann, Secretary; Raymond Uherek, Treasurer; Marcy Holmes-Wheeler, Education Chair; Nan Loeffler, Past President; and Johnny and Jim Heidelberg, Public Relations Chair.