LIFESTYLES
LETTER TO THE EDITORAlvarado Good Samaritan returns lost wallet to man in Temple

A man in Temple was spared months of frustration and hundreds of dollars of expense thanks to a Good Samaritan from Alvarado. Full Story
OBITUARIES
JUDY LILES WHITEHEAD

JUDY LILES WHITEHEAD peacefully passed into Gods arms on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, with her beloved husband, Stewart Whitehead, by her side holding her hands. Full Story
SPORTS
FOOTBALL: WACO LaVEGA 41, ALVARADO 19Indians fall in season-opener

Despite getting 100-plus yards rushing from Austin Morriel and Adrian Hendrick, Alvarado dropped its season-opener Friday night to Waco LaVega, 41-19, at Charles Head Stadium.  Full Story
Motorcyclist brags to cops he hit 185 mph in chase

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire police say a motorcyclist clocked at 127 mph bragged after being arrested that he had reached 185 mph during the chase. Full Story
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'Halo' makers shed light on live-action series

SEATTLE (AP) — "Halo: Nightfall" is returning to familiar territory. The overseers of the popular franchise at 343 Industries announced Saturday at the PAX Prime gaming convention that the upcoming live-action "Halo" series would take place on a surviving fragment of the Alpha Ring, the intergalactic locale from the original "Halo: Full Story