In the 1950s, the great neo-conservative intellectual Irving Kristol acknowledged Joe McCarthy’s stark failings, but famously refused to take the side of his critics. “For there is one thing,” he wrote, “that the American people know about Senator McCarthy: He, like them, is unequivocally anti-Communist. About the spokesman for American liberalism, they feel they know no such thing.”
Our dearly beloved S&P 500 Stock Index (“SPX“) ended the week down 1.33 percent at 2718.37 on trade war fears, although it managed a gain of 2.93 percent for the second quarter and is up 1.67 percent year-to-date.
The Salado ISD School Board held a meeting on Wednesday, June 27. The following column is a summary of that meeting.
To the Editor:
Barrow Brewing Company, as a general policy, normally tries not to not to meddle in the affairs of the local village government. Recent events however, have demonstrated that some folks at city hall apparently have no intention of reciprocating that policy. The fact that a “Special Event Ordinance” was on the agenda for discussion mere days after our recent event is a fact that would be difficult to ignore. Despite the Village Administrator’s protestations to the contrary, it was obvious to us that it was indeed a response to Barrow’s recent festival.
Salado ISD Mentor Program needs people like you
Do you have two hours a month and a desire to make the world a better place one kid at a time? If the answer is yes, we need YOU!
We continue to work with our architects regarding our facility projects that were approved by the voters in the May bond election. Here are the tentative timelines for these four projects:
Every year we have employment vacancies for school bus drivers.
Refugio ISD receives assistance from Salado ISD to rebuild and overcome the hurricane devastation
Even when Hurricane Harvey seems like a distant memory, the students, teachers and community in the small, rural coastal town of Refugio, are still dealing with the ramifications. For the last 10 months, Refugio ISD educators have balanced meeting the basic needs of students, rebuilding homes and schools, and supporting traumatized students while providing some normalcy through school activities.
To the Editor:
This letter is in response to the vandalism and theft that occurred at Mill Creek Country Club during Memorial Day Weekend. Kids having fun and playing jokees in one thing. Vandalism like breaking $1,000 worth of lights, stealing the American Flag and the State of Texas flag from their staffs is theft all from the Salado Voluntters Flag grarden. Tunring over Port-a-Potties is expensive and no one likes to clean up a mess. The MCCC, LLC ownership is placing a $1,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the perpetrators.
To the Editor and community of Salado:
The developments of the past week have spurred me to reflection and I’ve sought the right way to speak to the community I love.