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Wednesday, May 7, 2014 • Posted May 9, 2014
Over the past weeks cases of canine pavrovirus (parvo) have been detected in as many as ten puppies brought to veterinary clinics in Mason County. Parvo is a highly contagious virus affecting dogs and, particularly, puppies. It is spread through direct contact, dog to dog, with their own feces. Puppies are especially at risk as they have no benefit of the parvo vaccination before the age of 10-12 weeks, Also, during their first weeks of life they receive maternal antibodies through nursing, bu ...
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 • Posted May 9, 2014
Descendants honored Descendants of early Fredericksburg families will be honored at Founders Day. Beginning with a social hour at 5:00 p. m. those descendants and the general public are invited to attend a dinner program at 6:00 p. m. Brewing Heritage in Gillespie County The focus of this year’s observance will be the brewing heritage of Gillespie County.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 • Posted May 9, 2014
First Grade A Honor Roll Kaymie Alba Brogan Barnett Conley Bownds Caeleb Carter Serafina Cox Kalli Criswell 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 Cannon Rabon Chantz Reed Carlton Schmidt Patricio Segura Andon Usener Michelle Weiner AB Honor Roll Carissa Airheart Jerimiah Boone Marcos Chavarria Cannon Jacoby Riley Lane Richa ...
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 • Posted May 9, 2014 • Photos
At the Mason Volunteer Fire Dept BBQ this past Saturday evening, members of the Riata Service Organization who were in attendance presented a check for $2,500 to VFD representative Bo Brown.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 • Posted May 9, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Community Foundation recently presented a grant check to members of the Community Kitchen. This money went toward the purchase of ingredients and containers for prepared meals that are included with food given at the Food Bank. On hand for the presentation were some of the Community Kitchen volunteers, as well as members of the Mason Community Foundation.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 • Posted May 9, 2014 • Photos
The PETER’S PRAIRIE SCHOOL has been officially recognized by the Texas Historical Commission. On Saturday, May 24th, 2014 at 10 am at Camp Air, Texas, the Mason County Historical Commission and the Peter’s Prairie School Community Association will PROUDLY hold an official marker dedication for PETER’S PRAIRIE SCHOOL there in the schoolyard.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 • Posted May 9, 2014
We are in the process of collecting and renewing all the Mason Band Calendar information. If you have not been contacted to confirm your listings please contact the band hall 325-347-1122 ext 227 and leave a message with a number to call you back. You can also come by the band hall or go by Benjie’s if you want to check on your order or place a new order.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 • Posted May 7, 2014
The Llano County members will host the May meeting of the Hill Country CattleWomen. The meeting will be held on May 20, 2014 at the Dabbs Railroad Hotel in Llano, Texas. Social will begin at 10:00 am., with the meeting at 10:30 am., with our guest speaker and lunch to follow.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 • Posted May 7, 2014 • Photos
Mason FFA Chapter members recently attended the Hill District FFA Banquet in Fredericksburg on Monday, April 28, 2014. The banquet is held annually to recognize the accomplishments of fourteen FFA Chapters in the district. Students also have the opportunity to compete in degree work, public speaking, a talent contest, and officer elections. The Mason FFA Chapter was awarded plaques for each top three placings in Leadership Development Event and Career Development Event contest for the 2013-201 ...
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 • Posted May 7, 2014 • Photos
The Class of 2025 donated $250.00 to the City of Mason. The city will buy basketball goals for the new park they are building by the Richard P. Eckert Civic Center. The First Grade Class was able to raise this money by reading to community members and parents at their Annual Reader’s Cafe this past February.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 • Posted May 3, 2014
On April 16th several Mason Punchers and Cowgirls participated in the Best of the West Special Olympics in Sonora. Our team brought home eight medals and lots of great memories! Thank you to the Sonora ISD for being such a wonderful host!
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 • Posted May 3, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Study Club met on Wednesday, April 23 in the Stribling Room of the Library. The hostesses for the lunch were Phyllis Estill, Jean Dudney and Margaret Brown, pictured with this article. The main item on the agenda was the installation of the officers for the 2014-2015 year. Linda Kesler, as the past Study Club president, installed the officers.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 • Posted May 3, 2014 • Photos
On Friday, April 25th, the Mason Study Club closed the bidding on their four silent auction items. These items had been on display at The Commercial Bank, Mason Bank and Market Square. The photograph above shows Club members Carol Holmes, Sue Kaan holding her bluebonnet painting, Diane Evans, Kay Huddler holding the Christian Cross, Karen Olson, Nanci Gibbons, Jean Dudney, Barbara Brunken, and Mary Carlman.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 • Posted April 30, 2014 • Photos
Jane Lakin is the newest volunteer at the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library. Jane shelves books and materials on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Jane has loved libraries since she was a young girl. One reason she enjoys working here now is that in high school she worked in a library after school.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 • Posted April 30, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Community Foundation (MCF) recently presented two more grants. For one of the grants, money went to the City of Mason and that photo was in last week's paper. In this week's photo, members of the Mason Community Foundation Board of Directors and members of the Fredonia Community Club met at the Community Thrift Store for the presentation of grant funds.