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Salado Masonic Lodge Officers 2014-15

Salado Masonic Lodge #296 installed officers for the 2014-15 year in a July 12 ceremony. Officers installed were (front row, from left) Senior Warden Paul Christian, Worshipful Master Art Wadford, Junior Warden Brian Arnett, Junior Deacon Kelly Purvis; (back row, from left) Chaplain Douglas McNeese, PM served as Installing Marshall; District Deputy Grand Master Ty Tulloch served as Installing Master; Secretary Tim Fleischer, PM and Senior Deacon Walt Tollefson. Jamie Oyler and Mason Simmons will be installed as Junior Steward and Tiler respectively on July 17. Darrell Street continues as Senior Steward for the Lodge. (Photo by Megan Thomas Davis)




Thanksgiving meals (2)

Serving line for Thanksgiving meals

Methodist Church members provide Thanksgiving meals to highway travelers over holiday

The Salado United Methodist hosted its third annual Thanksgiving Feast on the southbound IH-35 rest stop area south of Salado. 

Over 100 church members helped serve a full Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings to the traveling motorists.  


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Presbyterian Church History

Brief History of the Presbyterian Church of Salado


The Presbyterian Church of Salado was initiated by the Rev. Billy P. Smith, Th. D., and his wife, LaGreta Reed.   The first worship service held on March 10, 1996, in Allen Meeting Hall was attended by 8 people.  Shortly thereafter, a steering committee met to organize a mission church and to name Rev. Billy P. Smith as pastor.  At that time, the fellowship had 11 members representing 6 families.

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