Mason County News
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Wednesday, May 28, 2014 • Posted May 28, 2014 • Photos
There were 110+ people in attendance at the Peter’s Prairie School historical marker dedication. A ceremony was held to honor the 93 year old educational institution and all the students who received an education there. Mason Boy Scout Troop 281, guided by troop leader Sheri Jordan, raised the flag and led the crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 • Posted May 28, 2014
Early last week, on Monday, June 19, a special ceremony was held to present the 2014 scholarships to the graduating seniors. The following is the script from that evening Principal Chris Habecker: Tonight it is my honor to welcome you to the Scholarship Awards Ceremony honoring the Mason High School class of 2014.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 25, 2014 • Photos
Mason County Farm Bureau recently conducted an Ag Field Day for the Mason Elementary 3rd and 4th graders. The program is designed to teach the young students about agriculture and how they are exposed to all elements of agriculture and its by-products though out their daily lives. Directors of the Mason County Farm Bureau gave presentations over: Cotton, Beef and Dairy, Wheat and Corn, and Sheep and Goats as well as a Session on Ag Careers to show the many jobs that are related to the Agricultu ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 25, 2014 • Photos
Mason Young Life is having its 3rd Annual Car Wash Fundraiser this Saturday, May 24th on the south side of the square from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. The Car Wash is by donation only, so please stop by to help send kids to camp this summer. We are taking 20 high school students to camp this June at Crooked Creek Ranch in Colorado.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 25, 2014 • Photos
The weather was perfect, the trainers were ready, and the dogs, miraculously, were paying attention. Or, to put it another way, the dogs were perfect, the trainers were paying attention, and the weather was ready. However way you put it, Saturday, May 17th, four stellar graduates from Reigning Cats & Dogs’ spring obedience class put on an outstanding demonstration of dog training.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 25, 2014
Band calendar renewals are going to be done this week! If you haven’t been contacted yet about your calendar for next year please call the band hall 347-1122 or come by Benjie’s. We are trying to contact everyone who has purchased in years past, but we need some help. If you want to be sure your listings are included and you get a calendar next year please get in touch with us.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 25, 2014
AUSTIN, TEXAS.The Dorbandt House in Marble Falls and the Reynolds-Seaquist House in Mason are among the 12 sites that Preservation Texas, Inc. has named to its eleventh annual list of Texas’ Most Endangered Places. Preservation Texas officials announced the selections outside the Texas State Capitol on May 20. “The 2014 list is a diverse group of sites that reflect the range of preservation issues that historic places throughout the state are confronting,” said Evan Thompson, executive ...
, President
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 22, 2014
A former 501C3 non-profit organization, the Hill Country Heritage Association, has made the decision to discontinue operations as of March 30 of this year after 20 years on the firing line defending the rights of property owners, primarily due to the fact that our Old Fire in the Guts members have gone on to happier times.
, Executive Director, Mason County Chamber of Commerce
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 22, 2014
I just received word that The Day Tripper – Mason, Texas is scheduled to air on KLRU this Thursday, May 22nd at 8:30 p.m., Saturday, May 24th at 10:00 a.m, Wednesday, May 28th at 5:00 a.m. and Thursday, July 3rd at 8:30 p.m. Description: Chet Garner heads to Mason: the “Gem of the Hill Country.” As the only place in Texas to find topaz, the state gem, Chet learns about it from some local experts, sees the largest topaz in North America, and then goes hunting for his own treasure.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 22, 2014
This is just a reminder that early registration for the Washington, DC/Gettysburg trip is coming to an end on June 5, 2014. If you register on or before that date your deposit is only $49 and you will save $125. We will be traveling June 12-15, 2015. The four day trip will include a visit to the Gettysburg Battlefield.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 22, 2014
During the May 12 regular session of the Mason County Commissioners' Court, the decision was made to purchase a tractor and reclaimer for the Road & Bridge Department. The Court has been discussing the possible purchase of the equipment since early April. At the end of April, a demonstration was performed on Shep Creek Road using the reclaimer so that the members of the Court, and Road Department Supervisor Squeaky Farmer, could watch the process and make a more informed decision. The process ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 22, 2014 • Photos
Jackie Drazan (2nd from left) placed 1st in computer applications and Erin Haley (2nd from right) placed 3rd in poetry reading at the regional contest. Both students will compete at the UIL State Meet on Tuesday and Wednesday. Alternates to state are Kyndal Jarl (far right) in feature writing and Cassie Benefield (far left) in prose.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Posted May 15, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Study Club held its annual end of the year picnic on Tuesday, May 6, at the home of Judy and Paul Branch. The Social Committee did a wonderful job coordinating all of the delicious food and setting the scene on this very breezy evening! The hostesses were Kay Hudler, chairperson, Pam Scott, Nanci Gibbons, Linda Kesler, Maudie Bergmann, Nan Larrimore and Carol Sattler.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Posted May 15, 2014 • Photos
Riata held its annual luncheon in the fellowship hall of the First Baptist Church. Tables were beautifully decorated with different patterns of china, silver, glassware and fresh flower arrangements to compliment the table settings. Lunch was cooked and served by Riata members. A style show was presented with models showing clothes from our local shops, The Thing is Boutique, with Lisa Polk and Dayna Haines models, Southern Britches, Bretta Kirby model, Lilacs N Calico, Joyce Mutschink, Jennif ...
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Posted May 15, 2014 • Photos
Mason’s Scarlet Punchers, as always on the cutting edge of blue-haired ladies everywhere (or is that an oxymoron?) remember Lady Bird Johnson’s motto, “Beautify America.” Although we feel wearing purple outfits and red hats already qualifies us as “beautifying America,” this month the Scarlet Punchers take beautifying even further, with our annual “Tacky Jewelry Exchange.” Monday, May 19th, at 11:30 AM, the Scarlet Punchers will have a pot luck salad lunch at the always-beautif ...