Mason’s girls softball team traveled to Williamston to take on the Hornets in doubleheader softball action on a hot Thursday night. Each team came away with a victory in games not decided until the final out. In the first game, the Hornets held on for a 5 to 4 victory. In the nightcap, the Bulldogs came out on top by a score of 6 to 5...
The Mason Girls track team won a hard-fought dual meet over last year’s state champion St. Johns, 73.5-63.5 on Tuesday night. Key wins were put up by Zoe Glass in the 200 and 400, Dani Jones in high jump, long jump, and the 100, and Caitlin Niswonger in shot and disc...
The Mason Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors provided a ribbon cutting on Saturday, June 18, for Bad Brewing Company to celebrate the opening of their new side and patio additions. The brewpub is located at 440 S. Jefferson Street in downtown Mason.
Where’s Waldo? In Mason, MI of course! The famous children’s book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting 26 local businesses and Mason Area Chamber of Commerce members throughout the community July 1 -27.
Children can get their own library card at any Capital Area District Libraries branch, even if they live outside CADL's service area. | Courtesy Photo
June 21, 2016 3:01 pm
Many people don't know that all children under the age of 18 can get a free Capital Area District Libraries card. We want to provide every child with a way to connect with books and we think literacy is important! So regardless of where a child lives, goes to school, or how old they are, all children qualify.
The induction ceremony was held May 4 at Mason Middle School. Sheri Jones of WLNS-TV6 was the guest speaker. | Courtesy Photo
June 21, 2016 2:22 pm
An additional 25 Mason students who were fifth graders last year have been selected to join the ranks of over 125 Mason Promise Scholars. In 2006, the Mason Promise Scholarship program was created to provide selected Mason students the opportunity to receive a two-year scholarship to attend Lansing Community College. A new group of students has been added each year since the program started.
LAFCU Write to Educate scholarship recipient Jenelle McCoy, second from left, receives a ceremonial check at Mason High School with, from left, LAFCU’s Jordan McNeilly; Jenelle’s mother, Lynn McCoy; and LAFCU’s Alyssa Sliger. | Courtesy Photo
June 21, 2016 1:27 pm
LAFCU has awarded the 2016 “Write to Educate” $2,500 college scholarships to two high school seniors bound for Lansing Community College (LCC) and Baker College of Owosso this fall.
Mason High School senior Jenelle McCoy, daughter of Kevin and Lynn McCoy, of Mason, will pursue an Associate in Arts at LCC with the intention to transfer to a four-year college to complete a bachelor’s degree, majoring in sports management.
Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to downtown Mason at 6 p.m. on Thursday evening, June 23, and enjoy the sounds of From Big Sur, a popular local band, scheduled for their third performance on the Ingham County Courthouse lawn.
The Chamber will host a Volunteer 101 meeting on Thursday, June 23, from 8:30 to 9 a.m. at the Ingham County Fairgrounds Community Building, 700 E. Ash Street in Mason, to educate the public on how they can network with others while giving back to the community.
The Mason Area Chamber of Commerce will hold their "Good Morning, Mason!" news and networking meeting on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at the Ingham County Fairgrounds Community Building, 700 E. Ash Street, from 7:15 to 8:15 a.m.
Coach Brian Martel described Mason High School’s 2005 state championship wrestling team as “the most complete team ever at MHS—a balance of young stars and solid veterans.” Martel will be able to add “hall of famers” to his description of those wrestlers on September 16 when the team is inducted into the Mason Athletic Hall of Fame in the class of 2016...
The Oracle refurbishing is far from the only new development in the main downtown Mason square - new apartments are being installed over the Vault Delicatessen. The building has been many things over the years including banks, a legal office, and a Masonic temple, but its current iteration (The Vault Deli) began in 2003 when it was purchased by Jamie Robinson and her family. Other than the Vault, the building is best remembered for being the original home of Dart Bank...
Mayor Michael Waltz and Marlon Brown discuss agenda items at the April 18 Mason City Council meeting. Photo Credit: J Case Lamphere
April 30, 2016 4:42 pm
The first topic of discussion was the proposed marijuana ordinance, which was unanimously approved. The ordinance repealed the city's medical marijuana regulations. The council did not discuss the marijuana ordinance aside from voting to adopt it, which was stated to already have been discussed at length.
Councilmember Clark continued to provide challenges to several of the issues presented during the lengthy March 21st Council meeting, vocalizing a stance against many of the sidewalk assessments, administrative fees, and lawyer fees previously accepted by the City...
On January 4, Deborah Stuart began her new role as Mason’s City Administrator. The Pleasant Lake woman holds a Master of Public Administration from Western Michigan University and a Bachelor of Applied Arts from Central Michigan University...
The Mason City Council, after interviewing four qualified candidates, has offered the position of City Administrator to Deborah Stuart of Pleasant Lake, Michigan. Stuart has accepted the offer and anticipates starting at the first of the year...
The Mason City Council meeting was called to order at 7:32pm with all council members present. Others attending were Thomas Hitch, City Attorney, David Haywood, Zoning & Development Director, and Patrick Price, Acting City Administrator...
Leonard and Marie Gyles will celebrate 75 years of marriage on June 29. They met at Bartlett's Resort at Pleasant Lake and were married at Ganson Street Baptist Church in Jackson, Mich. Formerly from Pleasant Lake and Mason, they now reside in Holt.
Local Chapter 55 will be offering free airplane rides to kids ages 8 to 17, as part of Young Eagles Aviation Day and the National EAA Young Eagles Program. | Courtesy Photo
June 7, 2016 11:53 am
Local pilots will be offering area youngsters ages 8 to 17 an opportunity to go flying in a general aviation airplane. These flights are made possible through the generosity of EAA member volunteers and are offered free of charge.