by David J. Hardin, Cove Herald, September 29, 2022
The Mt. Hiram Masonic Lodge #595 in Texas recognized some of its brothers for their many years of service to the organization and its brothers. The Masons who were recognized have been a part of the organization ranging from 25 to 70 years.
The longest tenured Mason recognized by the Mt. Hiram Masonic Lodge #595 was James Irby with 70 years. Former Copperas Cove Mayor John Hull and Lynn Cox have been Masons for 60 years. Cox spoke about the impact Masonry has on one’s life. “Masonry makes a good man a better man,” he said.