Services for Ollie Mae Moore Thompson, 96, of Salado, Texas, will be at 9 a.m. on Monday, August 1, 2016. Burial at Salado Cemetery will follow directly after the service.
Archives for July 2016
Salado aldermen gave final approval to an Economic Development Agreement package for the long-term redevelopment of Stagecoach Inn property.
The Village expects to put the construction of the sewer system out for bid in September once final approval comes from Texas Historical Commission for the proposed final lines and sewer locations.
Although aldermen have directed City Administrator Kim Foutz to draft the 2016-17 general operating budget with no property tax increase, property taxes will increase dramatically next year due to the increased cost of retiring the debt of $8.8 million sewer bond.
Don’t expect much change in the 2016-17 Village budget. If anything, there will likely be fewer expenses to match the drop in revenues anticipated for next year.
The Texas Association of Minority Engineers Trailblazer was overrun with kids on July 23 when it stopped at the Salado Public Library.
The TAME Trailblazer is a 40-foot exhibit trailer that houses a variety of engineering and science exhibits targeted at students in grades 3-8. It is the only interactive science and engineering museum on wheels in Texas. [Read more…]
Salado Jr. Angus members place at Nationals
Texas junior Angus members took irst place in the intermediate division of team sales at the 2016 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) Awards Ceremony, July 8 in Grand Island, Neb. Pictured from left are Kara Pinkerton, Arp; Kaydee Free, Salado; Dylan Denny, Lubbock; and Railey Aragon, Moulton. At left, junior Angus member Cooper Free of Salado (center) took second place won top honors in the junior B division of extemporaneous speaking at the 2016 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) Awards Ceremony, July 8 in Grand Island, Neb.
(Photos by Pearls Pics on behalf of the American Angus Association)
Vive Les Arts Theatre in Killeen presents Mary Poppins with final performances July 29-31. Reserve your seat today by stopping by the box office at 3401 South WS Young Dr. Killeen, Tx 76542. Call the box office at 254.526.9090 or visit the website at www.vlakilleen.org.
Three Salado High School Freshman girls, along with Firecracker Head Coach Mark Brown returned to Salado Monday evening after the DFW Firecracker Gold 14U Softball team went undefeated to win the 2016 Triple Crown Sports USA Platinum National Championship in New York City, New York. The game was televised Saturday on ESPN 3.
Piper Randolph, Chris Wilson, and Breigh Oliver competed against teams from New York, New Jersey, South Carolina, Arizona, California and New Hampshire to win the highly coveted National Championship. Coach Brown (Salado) and the three SHS girls will travel to Huntington Beach, California with their team on July 30 to compete in the 2016 Premier Girls Fastpitch (PGF) National Championship: July 31-Aug. 6. [Read more…]
The Central Texas College (CTC) Continuing Education department’s College for Kids program continues in August. Registration is open now for a variety of fun and hands-on learning classes directed to youngsters three years to high school-age in subjects such as science, computers, arts and crafts, life skills, languages and more. Some of the August classes include: