One in Five Texas Households Went Hungry in 2014 By Eric Galatas Texas News Service AUSTIN, Texas – While Congress considers cuts to safety-net programs such as food stamps – now known as SNAP benefits – a new report by the Food Research and Action Center shows that millions of Americans still are struggling to put food […]
By Richard Lee Senate Media Services (Austin) Prospective teachers would have a more rigorous path to the classroom and stronger continuing education under a pair off bills passed by the Senate Tuesday. Forty percent of Texas public school teachers are certified under the alternative certification program, where people who have college degrees but didn’t study […]
More Children Benefiting from Better Nutrition Standards By Eric Galatas Texas News Service AUSTIN, Texas – School breakfast is getting healthier and reaching more children, according to new analysis by the Food Research and Action Center.
Helen Maurice Hendrickson Helen Maurice Hendrickson (nee Hutchens), 96, of Toms River, NJ, passed away on April 1, 2015 at home. Born and raised in Salado, TX, she lived in Freehold, NJ for many years before moving to Toms River, NJ. Helen was a former member of the First Baptist Church of Salado. She grew […]
Don Powell Gilchrest Don Powell Gilchrest, of Salado, passed away on April 1, 2015. Services were held April 4 at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Belton with the Rev. Andy Davis officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.
J. R. Cooper Services for J. R. Cooper were held March 31, at the Presbyterian Church in Salado with Carl Thompson officiating. Inurnment will be private. Jack Cooper died on March 28, 2015 at his residence. He was 79 years old.
Don L. Wilson Don L. Wilson, 81, passed away at his home in Houston on March 27, 2015. He was born January 15, 1934 in Salado to James W. and Faye Wilson. He is preceded in death by his parents and his sisters, Carolyn and Maxine.
Lawmakers to Hear Series of Religious Refusal Laws By Eric Galatas Texas News Service AUSTIN, Texas – While outrage continues to grow over religious-refusal laws passed in Indiana, Texas lawmakers are considering at least 20 bills critics say would discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
Lt. Col. Russell Hinote Services for Lt. Col. Russell Hinote, 88, of Salado were at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery, Friday, March 20, 2015 with full military honors and a Masonic internment service. Broecker Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Lt. Col. Russell J. Hinote was born on February 9, 1927 in Champaign, Illinois […]
Arline Singer Arline Singer, 85, of The Woodlands and formerly of Salado passed away March 19, 2015. She was born in Milwaukee Wisconsin on November 7, 1929.