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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.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 12, 2014
Mason Young Life is holding its Second Annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on Saturday, March 22nd at the Mason High School gym. This event is a fundraiser to help high school students attend camp this summer. Last year Mason Young Life took 25 high school kids to Sharp Top Cove, a premier camping resort near Jasper, Georgia.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 12, 2014
The Republican Women of Mason County will hold their bi-monthly luncheon meeting at noon in the Stribling Room of the Mason County Library on Wednesday, March 19th. The speaker will be Carol Wallrath of Operation Finally Home. Operation Finally Home is a non-profit organization started by Dan Wallrath in 2005 and it’s mission is to “provide custom-built, mortgage free homes to America’s Heroes and the widows of the fallen who have sacrificed so much to defend our freedom and our way of ...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 12, 2014
The Mason County Cancer Benefit is just around the corner on Saturday April 26th from 11a.m. - 7:30 p.m. ending with a memory bag ceremony. These memory bags can be purchased for $5 at Grosse and Sons, the Script Shoppe, or by any of the Cancer benefit teams fundraisers. The last sign up for creating a team will be at the team meeting on April 7th at the Mason ISD cafeteria.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 12, 2014
First Grade A Honor Roll Kaymie Alba Brogan Barnett Conley Bownds Caeleb Carter Sara Peyton Dospapas Reegan Evans Taylor Garcia Madison Gomez Walker Ince Garrett Lindsay Scout Magnus Emma McCrea Landon Munsell Matthew Norman Trevyr Parker John Preston Parrish Angel Quintero Cannon Rabon Chantz Reed Carlton Schmidt Sutten Silerio Andon Usener Madden Virdell Michelle Weiner AB Honor Roll Carissa Airheart Marcos Chavarria Serafina Cox Kalli Criswell Cannon Jacoby Ri ...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 12, 2014 • Photos
On March 22, 2014 at 2 pm, Annie Helen Leifeste Olsen’s life will be honored with the dedication of her Veteran’s Memorial Marker and Daughters of the Republic of Texas Medallion at Art East Cemetery, Art, Texas. Please join her daughter, Jan; grandson, Eric Porras; and nieces Helen Kroh and Carol Utasi.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 12, 2014
Voters in Republican Primary - 1226 Voters in Democratic Primary - 74 District Judge, 452nd Jud. Dist. - Republican Robert R. "Rob" Hofmann - 1118 Bruce L. James - 69 Incumbent Rob Hofmann won the district vote 2459 to 953 District Attorney, 452nd Jud. Dist. - Republican Tonya Spaeth Ahlschwede - 797 Shain V. H. Chapman - 418 Incumbent Tonya Ahlschwede won the district vote 2298 to 1275 State Representative, District 53 - Republican Andrew S.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 6, 2014 • Photos
Arlis' pick of week....This is Shorty, fun loving and energetic! Just wants someone to spend time with and love. Come visit and have the pleasure of meeting this young man... he could be your next best friend. Ready for a new home that he can call his own. Check out Ole Yellow Animal Rescue Shelter soon at 717 Rainey St., MASON OR CALL for appointment at 325-347-2187.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 6, 2014 • Photos
HANK From Hank’s foster mom..... Hank is such a good and gentle dog. I know this because I am fostering him in my home.  I had seen his photo and I love Catahoula’s, but when I saw him in person….let’s just say he made me a foster parent for the first time!   This boy deserves a great forever home full of love and affection.  He needs to know it’s okay to follow you into the house and be part of your family.  Once inside he is very well behaved.  He will benefit from someone ...
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 6, 2014 • Photos
The Community Thrift Store is a ‘shop-til-you drop’ destination for visitors to Mason! Seen recently with purchases in hand are Habitat RV Care-A-Vanners Mary Rosin, Deb Tate and Paula Brown being welcomed to Mason by Connie Stockbridge, who had stopped to donate good, useable items to be added to the shelves.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 6, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Study Club met on Wednesday, February 26th in the Stribling Room of the Library. Lunch was served by the hostesses, Mary Freytag, Trudy Irwin, Kathy Jordan and Deanna Handlin. Two new members were welcomed, Jan McCann and June Hall, pictured. Carol Holmes introduced the guest speaker, Susan Summers, also pictured.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 6, 2014
The Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library has started an heirloom seed exchange. The library has purchased various heirloom, or heritage, vegetable seeds. Heirloom seeds are seeds that date back many generations, some to the early American settlements, and they have not been genetically altered. Local gardeners interested in getting these free seeds must agree to replace them after they harvest.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 6, 2014
FIRST GRADE A Honor Roll Brogan Barnett Conley Bownds Caeleb Carter Serafina Cox Sara Peyton Dospapas Reegan Evans Taylor Garcia Walker Ince Garrett Lindsay Scout Magnus Emma McCrea Landon Munsell Matthew Norman Trevyr Parker John Preston Parrish Micayla Price Cannon Rabon Chantz Reed Carlton Schmidt Michelle Weiner AB Honor Roll Kaymie Alba Kalli Criswell Riley Lane Matthew Martinez-King Richard Montellano Tristan Napoleon Angel Quintero Patricio Segura Andon Use ...