Mason County News
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Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted August 6, 2014
The St. Paul Lutheran Church Joyful Ringers Handbell Choir will begin fall rehearsals on Thursday, August 28 at 5:00 p.m. in the St. Paul Sunday School Building. The handbell choir is sponsored by the Lutheran Church, but membership is open to community members. We have members from St. Paul’s, as well as both Mason's First United and Art Methodist Churches, and would love to welcome new members from the area.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted August 6, 2014
(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminds shoppers the annual sales tax holiday is scheduled for this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 8 -10. The law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced under $100 from sales tax, which could save shoppers about $8 on every $100 they spend during the weekend. Lists of apparel and school supplies that may be purchased tax free can be found on the Comptroller’s website at www.TexasTaxHoliday.org. This year, shoppers ...
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted August 6, 2014 • Photos
The Odeon Preservation Association (OPA) will be able to purchase and install LED stage lighting for Mason’s historic Odeon Theater with the help of a $24,000 community development grant. The Lower Colorado River Authority and the City of Mason provided the grant to OPA to help reduce the theater’s energy consumption by upgrading the theater’s stage lighting system from conventional to LED. Built in 1928, the Odeon Theater is the oldest continuously operating movie theater in West Texas ...
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted August 6, 2014 • Photos
The annual Mason County Historical Society meeting is Thursday, August14th, 7 p.m. in the Stribling Room at the Library. Speaker for the event is Larry Cissna of Sweeney, Texas, who has visited several times in Mason with his crew who do archaeological digs on civil war sites all over the United States. Larry (center) with his son, Jake, and father-in-law, Oscar, began digging at Fort Mason last December.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 24, 2014
If you have not received your calendar yet please come by Benjie’s to pick it up. Also if anyone has any interest in helping with coronation this year please contact Mr. Halamicek at the band hall.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
(SAN ANGELO) -- The Sheep and Goat Predator Management Board will mail ballots this week to elect three producers to represent sheep and goat raisers in its 111-county area. In addition there will be a vote to set the refundable assessment to $1.00 per head. Ballots must be returned to the Board office by the midnight July 31 deadline.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
During the 2014 District 7 Leadership Lab, held in Brownwood on June 25-27 at the Texas 4-H Center, Sierra Martin was elected at the 3rd Vice President. She along with 8 other kids from across the district were elected as offices, the offices are as follows: President – Ethan Brodemeyer, Runnels County, 1st Vice President – Rachel Gibbs, Runnels County, Delegate at Large – Kevin Padaja, Nolan County, 2nd Vice President – Hadley Hatler, Runnels County, 3rd Vice President – Sierra Marti ...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
The Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library is proud to announce and to congratulate the winners of the reading programs. Thirty-one children participated in the Book Hounds Club, and 734 swim passes were earned. Winner of the Kindle Fire HD—Joe Angel Martinez Book Hounds 1st Karli and Delani Bauer each won a $100 Walmart gift cards 2nd Jaxson Reichenau won $75 a Walmart gift card 3rd Jose Valdez won a $50 Walmart gift card 4th Sarah Peyton Dospapas won a $25 Walmart gift card 5th ...
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Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
The public water system of the City of Mason has reached a Critical, Level 2 condition recently, and the City Administrator John Palacio has implemented additional water conservation measures.  While we do not fear immediate water shortages, we feel it is necessary to move beyond voluntary measures to protect the water levels for everyone.  As the hot summer winds continue to blow and the dry conditions only worsen, the City of Mason will now begin enforcing mandatory water conservation measu ...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 • Posted July 10, 2014
Saturday, July 12, 2014 7:00 a.m. Westemoreland & Post Hill by the jail Post Hill & Schmidt by the Library Post Hill & Bryan by the swimming pool Bryan & Moody (east) by the Historical Building ALL PARADE ENTRIES MUST CHECK IN ON POST HILL STREET BY THE JAIL AND WILL BE LINED UP AS THEY ARRIVE Float entries that are being towed may off-load at the library parking lot and leave those vehicles there to reload at a later time. Those that are riding horses in the parade should park in the c ...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 • Posted July 10, 2014
Recent changes in Medicare may affect you. Extra Help with your prescription drugs and Medicare monthly premiums may now be available. The Area Agency on Aging will be holding an Application Assistance Clinic in your area! Call ahead to schedule an appointment. Contact your local Area Agency on Aging at (325)-223-5704 or call toll free at 1-877-944-9666 To be Held at: Mason County Senior Center July10th from 8:30a.m.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 • Posted July 9, 2014
If you ordered a band calendar for this next year they have arrived! The Band Boosters will have a booth at Round-Up to pass them out and accept any payments not already made. If you don’t get your calendar at Round-Up you can call the band hall 347-1122 and leave a message for Mr.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014 • Photos
It was a fun filled week of painting. Our focus, discussion and talk was around each person’s HOPES, DREAMS & ASPIRATIONS. This could have been what makes them happy now….expectations of the summer or long term. The important thing is that everyone had fun. The two younger classes created a book.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014 • Photos
McCulloch County native Chad Taliaferro has been making a name for himself ever since he left his hometown of Brady to embark on a career in law enforcement. That career has spanned 17 years of service with departments in Marble Falls and Burnet County. Now, his vast experience in law enforcement has him on a different hunt—one where he's a featured character in a television series on The History Channel. Currently a Burnet County Deputy, Taliaferro has teamed up with his soon-to-be father- ...
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014
(Mason, Texas)—Mason County farmers and ranchers should make their voices heard on new and highly burdensome clean water rules, according to Mason County Farm Bureau. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has extended the time available to comment on their “Waters of the U.S.” proposal until Oct. 20, and until July 7 to comment on the accompanying interpretive rule.