Monthly Archives: December 2010

Maple Street Mall’s 3rd Annual Cookie Extravaganza

By Allie Jarrell Mason News staff writer Christmas cookies arrived early this year during the 3rd Annual Cookie Extravaganza at the Maple Street Mall. The vintage shop, located at 108 W. Maple St., had 20 vendors participate in the event, … Continue reading

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Remembering Gary L. Lamphere

By Allie Jarrell Mason News staff writer Life-long Mason resident Gary Lamphere died Nov.13, 2010, at age 73. Lamphere was born to Celand LeVelle and Maxine Lamphere on Sept. 30, 1937, and is survived by his wife of 53 years, … Continue reading

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Remembering Verna D. Pittman

By Lauryn Schroeder Mason News staff writer Mason resident Verna D. Pittman, better known by friends and family as “Vicki” passed away Nov. 30, 2010, at the age of 77. She was born in Rolfe, Iowa, Aug. 26, 1933, to … Continue reading

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Superintendent Discusses Additions to School District at Board Meeting

By Allie Jarrell & Megan Baughman Mason News staff writers Last Wednesday’s Finance and Property meeting started off with board members discussing placing a wireless local area network, also known as Wi-Fi, in all district classrooms. The cost would be … Continue reading

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Remembering Josh Dufort: An Actor on the Rise

Megan Baughman Mason News staff writer Joshua (Josh) Allen Dufort, 23, was born on July 15, 1987, and was killed Nov. 8, 2010, in LasVegas, Nev.  Dufort was from Dansville, Mich. before he moved to Las Vegas four years ago … Continue reading

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Mason Public Schools Appreciate First-Grade Literacy Program

By Lauryn Schroeder Mason News staff writer The teachers, parents and students of Mason Public Schools consider themselves fortunate to have an enhanced and unique literacy program that focuses on those struggling to read in the first grade. When the … Continue reading

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