County Committee seats filled

The Mason County Board of Commissioners has appointed Gary Castonia as 2nd District Comissioner, replacing Bill Carpenter. Commissioner Castonia has been appointed to serve on the Public Safety and Courts Committee, the Parks and Recreation Commission, the Area Agency on Aging, and the Solid Waste Management Committee. Also, Chairman Lange named Commissioner Hull as the chairman of the Public Safety and Courts Committee.


Neighbor to Neighbor focuses on Fountain

Pennies from Heaven and Habitat for Humanity is planning the next Neighbor to Neighbor-Neighborhood Revitalization program. It will take place this Fall in the Village of Fountain.   Habitat for Humanity of Mason County and Pennies From Heaven Foundation will share the story behind the program as well as future plans at a townhall style meeting. For interested homeowners, program representative will explain the qualifications how to apply to  participate.This community meeting will also allow residents from the Village of Fountain and surrounding area, to come together, talk about what they would like to see in the neighborhood, and help identify homes that should be selected. There will also be Information on how to get involved by volunteering or donating.


This meeting is open to anyone who is interested in learning more about N2N Neighborhood Revitalization, feels passionately about the Village of Fountain, or cares about improving the housing in Mason County. The town hall style informative meeting will occur on Wednesday, July 19th at 6pm at the Fountain Town Hall.


The Muddy Fox Trot returns


The 3rd annual Muddy Fox Trot, the 5K mud run with a boot camp style obstacle course, returns to West Shore Community College on Saturday, July 22, starting at 10 a.m.The mud run will benefit the WSCC Foundation student scholarship fund. The adult registration fee is $20. There is no registration fee for ages 16 and under and current WSCC students with a valid student ID.

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The course will include dredging through muddy trenches, scaling muddy hillsides, slogging through shallow water crossings, and climbing over wooden walls and bales of hay. Registration details for the Muddy Fox Trot can be found at   

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