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Texas Highways Features Salado

Arts of Salado featured in March 2015 edition of Texas Highways

Texas Highways has published a five-page feature “Creative Country: The Artistic Enclave of Salado” in the pages of its March 2015 edition, which subscribers received last week and which hit the newsstands early this week.

  • Written by Tim Fleischer

Ridding Salado of Buzzards

Village seeks fed's help in addressing issue of turkey buzzards and black buzzards

At dusk and after dawn, they circle overhead and seem to have grown in numbers in the past year or so in Salado. Many Saladoans consider the black vulture and turkey vulture to be more of a nuisance than a necessity, though the large birds are nature’s garbage disposals.

  • Written by Tim Fleischer

Century 21 Bill Bartlett is Business of the Year

For efforts in new media and traditional customer service, local real estate company honored

It’s still dark outside. The sun hasn’t come up yet, but a lone pickup truck is parked in front of the office at Century 21 Bill Bartlett. It belongs to Bill, who has been selling real estate in Bell County for more than four decades.

“In his 80 plus years of life, he has taken the adage about the early bird to heart,” Tim Fleischer said at the Jan. 8 Salado Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet. “It is a work ethic that has been passed down to his daughters, with whom he continues on a daily basis, and now to his grand-daughter.”

  • Written by Tim Fleischer

Broeckers given Chairman's award at banquet

Hermann salutes Broeckers for leadership work on successful bond election

Dave Hermann presented the Chairman’s Award of Excellence to Dave and Pat Broecker during the Salado Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet on Jan. 8. Hermann served as Chairman of the Chamber in 2014 and handed the gavel of leadership off to Tim Fleischer at the banquet.

  • Written by Tim Fleischer

Salado Chamber adds name to Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame

The Salado Chamber of Commerce added  the name of a sixth generation Bell County native to its Hall of Fame. His  ancestors “entered Texas during the days of the Republic and settled in what is now Bell County in the late 1840s,” according to DebbieCharbonneau, who presented the award at the Chamber Awards Banquet Jan. 8.

  • Written by Tim Fleischer

Answering the call to service

LTC Donahue reminds Saladoans that soldier call to service does not end when service ends

Soldiers have a call to service, not just at home but abroad as well, Lt. Col. Michelle Donahue, commander of the Muleskinner Squadron of the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment (3rd ACR) told the nearly 200 people gathered for the annual Salado Chamber of Commerce Banquet Jan. 8.

  • Written by Tim Fleischer

Chandler honored as Ambassador of Year

Ambassadors give $53K in services to Salado

Salado’s 31 Ambassadors volunteered 2,270 hours in 2014 for a value of $53,118 based upon the volunteer hourly rate of $23.40 per hour.

  • Written by Tim Fleischer