Avery Foegelle will be one of 120 cowgirls competing at the KK Run for Vegas/Junior National Finals Rodeo Barrel Race Dec. 12-16 in Las Vegas. The event will be held in conjunction with the National Finals Rodeo, the sport’s grand finale.
Salado Masonic Lodge #296 will celebrate its 150th Anniversary with a special dinner at the historic Stagecoach Inn on Salado’s South Main St.
Gerry N, Kirby, Grand Master of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Texas, will come to Salado for the June 12 dinner at Stagecoach Inn, to present the Lodge with a proclamation honoring the Lodge on its Sesquicentennial.
Lives of service honored by Masonic Lodge
Salado Masonic Lodge #296 honored two long-time members with 65-year and 60-year Service Awards from the Grand Lodge of Texas during a potluck luncheon at the Salado Civic Center.
Master Brian Arnett presents John W. “Jack” Oliver, Jr. with a 65 year service award and lapel pin. He joined Masonry due to the influence of his father and a First Sergeant he served with during his military career. He was initiated and passed in Victorville Lodge #634 in Victorville, California. Oliver was raised as a Master Mason on Oct. 1, 1951 at Parkville Lodge, Missouri. Oliver is also a member of the Scottish Rite and the Shrine. Oliver’s father J.W. Oliver, Sr. was a Master of Belton Masonic Lodge #166.
Arnett present Truett Williams with a 60-year Service Award certificate and pin. Williams was made a Master Mason in Salado Lodge on October 6, 1956. Truett was the Worshipful Master of Salado Masonic Lodge #296 in 1961-62. He has also served as Tiler, Junior Steward, Senior Steward, Junior Warden, Senior Warden and Treasurer. He was presented with the Golden Trowel on March 29, 2012. Born on January 31, 1925 in Minerva, Texas, he came to Salado as child. He attended school in Salado at the old red schoolhouse that became the Salado Civic Center. Family and friends were happy to attend. He owned S&W Foods for many years, one of the early grocery stores in Salado. He served in World War II in the U.S. Nacy.
(Photos by Marilyn Fleischer)
Renee Oas, President of Salado Family Relief Fund, accepts a $1,000 donation from the Salado Masonic Lodge #296 to benefit the Back-to-School Program of the Relief Fund. Shown with Oas are Art Wadford, PM, Senior Warden, Tim Fleischer, PM, Secretary, Brian Arnett, Worshipful Master and Pat Purvis, PM, Treasurer. The check was presented at the conclusion of an Open House sponsored by the Lodge. The donation to Salado Family Relief Fund comes from Lodge fundraisers, including a food booth at the annual Gathering of the Scottish Clans held every November in Salado. Members will also donate children’s bikes to the Christmas project of the Family Relief Fund. Salado Family Relief Fund is wholly supported by donations from local churches, groups and individuals. Its chief fundraiser is the Empty Bowl lunch, which will be held at the Salado Intermediate School cafeteria 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 12. (Photo by Royce Wiggin)
Temple (Texas) − Temple College has announced its honor lists for summer 2016.
Stephanie Lastovica graduated May 13, 2016, from Texas A&M University with a degree in Agricultural Leadership and Development, with an emphasis in Public Relations.
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…]
PACIFIC OCEAN (July 17, 2016) Aviation Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class Reagen Isbell, from Florence, Texas, performs a periodic inspection on a rotor of an E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the Golden Hawks of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 112 in USS John C. Stennis’ (CVN 74) hangar bay during the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) maritime exercise. Twenty-six nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC until to Aug. 4, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The world’s largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain the cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world’s oceans. RIMPAC 2016 is the 25th exercise in the series that began in 1971. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Andre T. Richard/ Released)
Texas A&M University has named its honor students for the summer semester, recognizing them for outstanding academic performance.
Her peers try to work around her pile of books, papers, clothes, and lunch food that she “didn’t have time to eat.” Her teachers pick up after her and remind her of meetings, deadlines, and even the current day and time. She may get lovingly teased about her forgetfulness; but Artist of the Month, Sarah Simmons, is quite focused when it comes to her artwork.