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Paula Goode Lohse

Baylor women gather in Salado

Lohse to be honored as Distinguished Baylor Woman

Alice Starr will be special guest speaker

Central Texas Bayor Women will honor the Distinguished Baylor Woman from this area during a brunch 9:30 a.m.-noon Feb. 15 at The Venue by Inn on the Creek in Salado. 

Tickets are $35 and may be paid at the door.  Reservations must be made by Wednesday, Feb.12.  For reservations or more information, call Pam Dial Taylor at 760-8855.

  • Written by Tim Fleischer
Map #1: Northbound Mainlane Detour

I-35 mainlane closing in Belton

I-35 Full Closure in Belton Thursday, January 30

All northbound mainlanes to be closed overnight

 

BELTON – I-35 will be closed in the northbound direction through Belton on Thursday, January 30, from 7 PM – 7 AM in order to allow crews to shift traffic and move concrete traffic barrier. In addition to the mainlane closure, the Loop 121 and FM 436 crossings will be closed to expedite traffic flow on the access roads.

 

  • Written by Tim Fleischer
Thomas Arnold Bridge

Thomas Arnold bridge demolition postponed

Mainlane closures postponed

until overnight Jan. 28-29

due to chance of ice

Thomas Arnold overpass to be closed for three months

The I-35 mainlane closure for Salado has been postponed from tonight (Jan. 27-28) to tomorrow night (Jan. 28-29), due to the chance of ice in the forecast.

I-35 will be closed in both directions through Salado beginning at 7 p.m. Jan. 28 and ending 7 a.m. Jan. 29 in order to allow crews to demolish the Thomas Arnold bridge. 

  • Written by Tim Fleischer
Thomas Arnold Bridge

Thomas Arnold bridge demolition postponed to Jan. 28

Mainlane closures postponed

until overnight Jan. 28-29

due to chance of ice

Thomas Arnold overpass to be closed for three months

The I-35 mainlane closure for Salado has been postponed from tonight (Jan. 27-28) to tomorrow night (Jan. 28-29), due to the chance of ice in the forecast.

I-35 will be closed in both directions through Salado beginning at 7 p.m. Jan. 28 and ending 7 a.m. Jan. 29 in order to allow crews to demolish the Thomas Arnold bridge. 

  • Written by Tim Fleischer
Kevin Reichert a former Salado firefighter

Community comes together for former firefighter

Reichert faces long road back to recovery,

family faces long road ahead in expenses

It’s a long road back for Kevin Reichert, who has been in the Intensive Care Unit of Parkland Burn Unit in Dallas for the past two weeks, undergoing multiple surgeries to address problems with skin grafts and previous surgeries in which scar tissue has not healed properly.

  • Written by Tim Fleischer
Suzanne Petro

52 in 52

Petro reaches year-long goal of running 52 half-marathons in 52 weeks on New Year's Day

The sun came up on a windy, chilly New Year’s morning and found Suzanne Petro lined up at the starting line of a 13 mile race, along with about 1,000 runners. Most folks were still in bed, sleeping off the celebratory night before.

  • Written by Tim Fleischer
Methodist Church members serve travelers.

Methodists Serve Thanksgiving

Church members take time during holiday to serve travelers on interstate

Salado United Methodist Church served over 450 this year with the 4th Annual  I-H 35 Thanksgiving feed.

  • Written by Tim Fleischer
FM 2268

FM 2268 bridge demolished tonight

I-35 Mainlane Closure Nov. 11 in Salado (Bell County)

All lanes to be closed at FM 2268 

WACO — On Nov. 11, from 7 pm – 7 am Nov. 12, the northbound and southbound mainlanes near FM 2268 in Salado will be closed to all traffic to allow the contractor to demolish the old FM 2268 bridge. The new FM 2268 bridge will also be closed during this time.

  • Written by Tim Fleischer
Highland Games and Gathering of the Clans

Highland Games in Salado this weekend

Bagpipes will echo, kilts will sway, and dancers will leap at the pageant of Scottish culture, heritage, and tradition known at the Scottish Clan Gathering and Highland Games, Nov. 8-10 in Salado.

 

  • Written by Tim Fleischer
FM 2268 bridge closing Nov. 7-10.

FM 2268 Bridge closed for weekend

Traffic rerouting to new FM 2268 bridge structure in Salado (Bell County)

Limited traffic movements from Nov. 7 - 10, bridge to be demolished Nov. 11.

WACO — On Thursday, November 7, beginning about 7:00 am, westbound FM 2268 traffic will be routed onto the new FM 2268 bridge.

  • Written by Tim Fleischer

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