Mason County News
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Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015 • Photos
This adorable 4-year-old female Bassett hound is missing from the Loyal Valley area. She is spayed, has no collar or chip; but, all vaccinations are current. Her name is Abigail. If found, please contact John or Pam at 325-347-6901.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015 • Photos
A squall line that moved through Mason late Sunday night focused much of its destructive power on a long swath through the south side of Mason. The storm, which the National Weather Service has yet to classify as tornadic, moved from Rainey Street and Avenue F on the far western side of town, then followed Rainey, over Post Hill, expanded into Fir Street and finally ended its march out at the football stadium.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 • Posted April 29, 2015
Monday's Commissioner Court meeting was one of the rare occasions when additional seating had to be brought in to accommodate the additional guests. Though it was a short agenda, the reason for the crowd became obvious when they reached discussion of possibly passing a proclamation opposing a wind farm in Mason County. Judge Jerry Bearden opened up the floor to the guests and allowed them to share their positions with members of the Court. John Olson, who had provided the draft proclamation t ...
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • Posted April 21, 2015 • Photos
The Mason Community Foundation recently presented a grant check to the Seaquist-Reynolds House Foundation to assist them with their renovation efforts on the grand old Mason home.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • Posted April 21, 2015 • Photos
Mason Community Foundation board members present $5,000 to Linda Laury of the Mason Food Bank to replace the roof on the Mason Food Bank building.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • Posted April 21, 2015 • Photos
The Mason Volunteer Fire Department received a check for $150 recently from Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Companies as an expression of thanks for the department's work on the property of Sean Finn. The money will be used for their loss prevention program. The Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Companies pay fire departments this amount when the department works at a fire in rural areas, involving property insured by them. The Insurance Company believes fire departments have contributed to reduce the ...
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • Posted April 21, 2015 • Photos
The cast and crew of “The Death and Life of Larry Benson” advanced to Region last Friday, becoming part of the top 144 plays out of over 1,200 (1A-6A) in the state. In the 2A classification, MHS is in the top 24. Individual honors were awarded to James Perlichek, Honorable Mention, Steeley Smith and Sara Powell, All Star Cast.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • Posted April 21, 2015
AUSTIN — April 14, 2015 — Members from the Central Hill Country Board of REALTORS®, representing Gillespie, Blanco, Mason, and Kimble Counties, were among more than 2,000 Texas REALTORS® who participated in the 2015 Texas REALTOR® Hill Visits on April 14 at the Texas Capitol. The event featured real estate professionals from across Texas meeting with lawmakers from their home districts to discuss issues affecting property owners and the Texas real estate industry.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • Posted April 21, 2015
After years of being penalized for the loss of a loved one, Texas farmers and ranchers are finally one step closer to killing the “death tax” once and for all. “We’re thankful the U.S. House has passed the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015,” Tim Dockal Mason County Farm Bureau president, said.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • Posted April 21, 2015
Fighting infection pre-surgery is a critical step in a patient’s healing post-surgery. As part of its ongoing vision to empower others and implement best practices, Hill Country Memorial provides, at no cost to patients, CareFusion cleaning kits that patients can use to clean their skin prior to having any surgery at HCM. CareFusion’s state-of-the-art kits include all that is needed for three days’ worth of cleanings: a bottle of antibacterial shower gel and three sponges.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 • Posted April 8, 2015
The Mason emergency siren warning system was tested last week (Thursday April 2) but because of a problem, it was only activated manually. Radio technicians will be in Mason on Thursday April 9 to try and fix the problem. If repairs are made, the sirens will be tested during the noon hour on that day.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 • Posted April 2, 2015
Mason ISD is accepting nominations for the Gifted and Talented program. All nominations are due by 3:30 p.m., this Friday, April 3, 2015. 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, April 1, 2015 • Posted April 2, 2015
The Division of Emergency Management for Mason County/City of Mason will conduct the emergency siren warning system test on the 1st Thursday of each month at 10 AM, weather permitting. The test or tests may take 1 minute for system check to a full 3 minute warning cycle. It has been several months since the siren system has been tested, this is due to weather conditions, mainly cloudy skies.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015
Mason ISD is currently accepting nominations for the Gifted and Talented Program. Nominations will be accepted until 3:30 p.m. on April 3rd. 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 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 2015
There is a change in the area, spring has sprung. The season changed and so has your cable and internet provider. Lynnstar Communication Inc. has recently acquired Reach Broadband systems in your service area. You may have noticed some of the changes already. They are looking forward to serving the community with high-speed internet and quality television programming.