Mason County News
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Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • Posted March 27, 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 18, 2015 • Posted March 20, 2015
This is a reminder to all land owners, the annual Livestock and Wildlife Protection Association membership dues are due by April 1! The Association greatly appreciates its members who support this local nonprofit volunteer organization. Your support provides the necessary resources to control the coyote predator population in Mason County.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 • Posted March 20, 2015
The Mason County Ministerial Alliance announces their Lenten lunch schedule as follow: March 18th hosted at St. Joseph’s Catholic; March 25th with meal provided by Hilda United Methodist/hosted at St. Paul Lutheran Church. There will be no lunch during Holy Week. All are welcome to join for food, fellowship, and devotion from 12:00 to 1:00.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 • Posted March 18, 2015
Mason ISD provides many educational programs to meet the needs of our students. One of the programs offered is the Gifted and Talented Program, which has been planned for young, able learners. Listed below are a few well-known characteristics of children who may benefit from the program. Please review these characteristics to see if they describe your child.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 • Posted March 18, 2015
The Commercial Bank is proud to announce a safer, easier, and faster way to manage your debit card. With the SHAZAM® BOLT$™ app you’ll enjoy the convenience flexibility to manage your accounts wherever the road takes you. The app is enhanced with an ATM location feature. In addition, SHAZAM BOLT$ provides fraud protection for your peace of mind; you can receive fraud alerts and check your account balance anywhere, anytime.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 • Posted March 11, 2015
Mason will now boast chiropractic care on the Square on Thursdays of each week at Panacea, 126 Ft. McKavitt. Dr. Emily Morales-Ball, of Fredericksburg will be accepting patients by appointment beginning Thursday, March 12th, 10 am-12pm and 1:30-5:00pm. Please call for an appointment! (830)997-2224 Dr. Emily Morales-Ball, DC is a native of Fredericksburg and an honor graduate from FHS where she participated in multiple clubs and sports venues.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 • Posted March 11, 2015
During Monday's regular meeting of the Mason County Commissioners' Court, a group of residents from the western part of the county showed up to express their opposition to possible development of a wind farm in the area. Judge Jerry Bearden welcomed the visitors and explained that the group was appearing on the agenda during the public comment section, so there would be no action taken on their issues.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 • Posted March 5, 2015 • Photos
Mason County Soil & Water Conservation District #223 held their poster contest for the 5th & 6th grade students of Mason Jr. High. The topic this year was Dig Deeper. Pictured are the top 3 winners of each class along with the Directors. L-R Front row: Morgan Beard (3rd), Monika Ruelas (2nd), Alexandria Row (1st), Tori Perlichek (3rd), Esmeralda Lugo (2nd), Ana Segura (1st).
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 • Posted March 5, 2015
Mason will now boast chiropractic care on the Square on Thursdays of each week at Panacea, 126 Ft. McKavitt. Dr. Emily Morales-Ball, of Fredericksburg will be accepting patients by appointment beginning Thursday, March 12th, 10 am-12pm and 1:30-5:00pm. Please call for an appointment! (830)997-2224 Dr. Emily Morales-Ball, DC is a native of Fredericksburg and an honor graduate from FHS where she participated in multiple clubs and sports venues.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 • Posted March 5, 2015
The Mason County Ministerial Alliance announces their Lenten lunch schedule as follows: March 4th hosted at First United Methodist Church; March 11th with meal provided by St. Martin’s Episcopal/hosted at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church; March 18th hosted at St. Joseph’s Catholic; March 25th with meal provided by Hilda United Methodist/hosted at St.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 • Posted March 5, 2015 • Photos
The Commercial Bank and Commercial Company, Inc. held its annual joint shareholders’ meeting on February 11, 2015. During that meeting Julio and Beatrice Ramon, Jim Heath, and Michael and Leslie Cope were elected to serve as Directors of the Board for The Commercial Bank. On January 7th, the Ramons, the Copes, and Kenneth Burow purchased Lee and Bobbie McMillan’s interest in the bank.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 • Posted February 26, 2015 • Photos
Sometime during the weekend of February 14-15, vandals broke into the Seaquist House and defaced walls, wood work and masonry with spray paint. The Mason County Sheriff's Department is currently investigating the case. Donors have assembled a $1,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the perpetrators. Tips can be called in to the Sheriff's Department at 325-347-5252, and the caller may remain anonymous.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 • Posted February 25, 2015
Need extra money for college? Several scholarship opportunities are available for both high school and college students who are part of a Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) member family, Mason County Farm Bureau President Tim Dockal said. “Texas Farm Bureau offers these scholarships to help the next generation as they continue their education,” President Dockal said.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 • Posted February 25, 2015
The Mason County Ministerial Alliance announces their Lenten lunch schedule as follows: February 25th hosted at River of Life Church; March 4th hosted at First United Methodist Church; March 11th with meal provided by St. Martin’s Episcopal/hosted at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church; March 18th hosted at St. Joseph’s Catholic; March 25th with meal provided by Hilda United Methodist/hosted at St.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 • Posted February 25, 2015 • Photos
Ten high school students in Pioneers Youth Leadership were awarded $24,000 in scholarships and cash awards last week at the Capital Farm Credit Rural Youth Entrepreneurship Competition at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. Jessica Dong from Knippa (rainwater collection business) and Steeley Smith from Mason (local meat processing business) each received a $10,000 scholarship.