By Ling Hwey Jeng, Ph.D., director of the School of Library and Information Studies at Texas Woman’s University and incoming president of the Texas Library Association Libraries are changing. While traditional activities such as borrowing books or reading still dominate use of libraries, Pew Research Institute studies show the American public today relies on libraries […]
To the Editor: I consider Nancy Snead a long time friend of my family. Her children and my children went to Salado schools together back in the early 80’s. I respect her as an educator, citizen and a person who still has her independent spirit about her.
To the Editor: I’ve lived in Salado since 1980 and yes, my taxes are frozen. It is important to recognize that established folks over 65 have paid city, county, and school taxes for many years. In my case, I have paid taxes locally for almost 30 years. Just because our taxes are now frozen, and […]
The start of the Trump administration has been a vindication of the American nation-state.
By Jon Cassidy So, you and a couple buddies have gotten control of a school board or a county commission somewhere, you’ve got your guy installed as the chief executive, and you’d like to cash in on your opportunity – send some work to a contractor you know, maybe put a few relatives on the […]
To the Editor: Salado residents should be alarmed by the precipitous increase in property taxes over the past three years.
Heraclitus of Ephesus, pre-Socratic Greek philosopher, wrote in “On Nature,” “No one ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river.”
Hillary Clinton may be the first candidate in American history to win a contest of personalities without having one.
By Edwin Feulner Founder, Heritage Foundation Ever seen this bumper sticker? “It will be a great day when our schools get all the money they need and the Air Force has to hold a bake sale to buy a bomber.”
by Michael Novotny, Salado ISD Superintendent Earlier this month, the Salado Historical Society dedicated a new Texas State Historic Commission historical marker at the Salado Civic Center. The marker commemorates the life of Alice Joy Gray Hamblem, who donated the land for a Salado Public School in 1924. For the following 43 years the “Red Brick […]