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Mason Study Club March Meeting

The Study Club enjoyed a delicious lunch with samplings which will be served at the Study Club’s upcoming April 28th Tea. Hostesses included Mariana Davis, Diane Evans, Martha Henry, Johnny Heidelberg, Joan Lindley, and Pam Scott. Two presenters (in photo with Vice President Joyce Mutschink) delight


Mexican officials pick up 21 lost migrants south of Texas

MEXICO CITY – Mexican immigration authorities say 21 migrants have been rescued in the northeastern state of Coahuila after wandering near the U.S. border for seven days. The National Migration Institute said Saturday that its assistance unit, Grupo Beta, received a call for help after the migrants


RIATA Fundraiser - Benefitting Mason County First Responders

Mason artist Cathie Tyler often paints in oils & focuses on the passage of light as it cloaks & reveals the complexity & beauty of the Hill Country.Cathie has donated this original Plein Air, Oil on Panel (12x12) and we are so grateful to her for her donation. Passing storm.


Central Texas coalition working to end veteran homelessness

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Across the area, the Central Texas Homeless Coalition is working to provide resources to end veteran homelessness. According to a "point in time" count conducted in January, there were 31 veterans identified between Bell, Coryell, Lampasas and Hamilton counties.


Waco: Central Texas Girl Scouts hold 7th annual "STEM Fest"

WACO, Texas (KWTX) S.T.E.M, stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Important subjects to know, as the Central Texas Girl Scouts are doing their part to learn about the different subjects in the 7th annual "STEM Fest."


Mason Wins 4th Consecutive 3A & Under Team Tennis Title

The Mason tennis team captured the Regional Championship last week by beating San Saba in the finals to earn another trip to the State Team Tennis Tournament in San Antonio. This is the first year the tournament has been held in San Antonio and with that came some changes in play format, site locati


In Houston, Kamala Harris draws large crowd, prominent Democrats in first major Texas swing

HOUSTON — By the time U.S. Sen Kamala Harris, D-California, took the stage here Saturday, the message was clear. “This is Harris County!” declared a bevy of colorful signs in the hands of supporters in a crowded auditorium at Texas Southern University. And when Harris began to speak during the bigge


Troubled Texas anti-abortion group seeks federal grant money

HOUSTON (AP) — An anti-abortion group hired by Texas to bolster women's health services is seeking federal family planning funding after the state cut ties with the evangelical nonprofit last year.


Llano County official mounts billboard battle

Llano County Pct. 1 Commissioner Peter Jones will host a town hall meeting to gauge support for an effort to ban billboards on a scenic stretch of Texas 71 as well as provide updates for the FM 2900 Bridge construction and the status of the Sandy Creek planned dredging operation.


Pirates can't overcome Mason rally, lose 7-5

Center Point came close to beating the state's 12th ranked team, but an error prone fourth inning thwarted any upset bid as Mason held off Center Point 7-5 in a 29-2A baseball game on Tuesday at Pirate Field.


Local author shares stories of WWII London, move to US

Shirley Robertson has always enjoyed sharing her life’s story — even the scary parts. Growing up in London during World War II, Robertson has vivid memories of the air raids that tore through the city during the Blitz.


Small Business Administration closing local flood victim outreach offices

U.S. Small Business Administration officials announced they are closing the Disaster Loan Outreach Offices in Burnet and Llano counties. The Burnet County office, located at the Burnet County Courthouse Annex South, will close at 5 p.m. Friday, March 22. The location is open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.


WATCH LIVE: Remembering New London on anniversary of school explosion

NEW LONDON, TX (KLTV) - The school day was almost over in New London, Texas on March 18, 1937. Students were inside the modern, steel-framed school building the community was so proud of, preparing for the next day’s interscholastic meet in Henderson and gathering their belongings before going home


Family members identify woman killed in Liberty Hill crash

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — Family members have identified a woman killed in a Liberty Hill crash off of Highway 29 on Sunday. They say 33-year-old Katie Kerr, of Spring, Texas, was coming back from Valley Spring in Llano County when the crash happened. Kerr and her family were driving back to


Our Water: Brady Creek reservoir full

San Angelo, TX - The Brady Creek Reservoir in McCulloch County is full, and even releasing water out of its non-emergency spillway, benefitting those downstream. Getting the reservoir full is usually difficult, given how narrow the Brady Creek watershed and recharge zone is. Thanks to the high Fall


Landowners work to “heal” Sandy Creek after flood

An effort to restore Sandy Creek has taken root in Llano County. About 25 landowners, conservationists and other volunteers attended the Sandy Creek Riparian Restoration Field Day March 2 on private property (County Road 316) adjacent to Sandy Creek to assess land and put so-called revegetation effo