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    LIFESTYLES
    THEATER REVIEWPlaza's 'Steel Magnolias' is a cut above

    Alvarado Junior High drama director Kristi Mills has leading role
    The camaraderie and bonding of the beauty parlor — free of concern about social status or position on the career ladder — must be for women what the golfing trip or fishing expedition is for men: a time and place where anything goes, everything can be discussed off-the-record and everybody remains friends. Full Story
    CULTURE
    (COURTESY STACEY GREENAWALT KING)
    THEATER REVIEWMake it your quest to see Plaza's 'Man of La Mancha'

    Three words: Perfect. Finally. Creative.The casting of community theater veteran Joel Lagrone to play the title role and Carnegie Players' Shannon Loose to play his leading lady is the perfect combination for the Plaza Theatre Company's presentation of “Man of La Mancha,” playing through Sept. Full Story
    OBITUARIES
    BETTY JEAN SAYLORS

    Alvarado -- Betty Jean Saylors, of Alvarado, passed from this life Sunday, July 20, 2014, after a long battle with cancer. Full Story
    SPORTS
    BASEBALL | TEXAS SPORTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION ALL-STATE TEAMAlvarado's Lemons nabs first-team all-state accolades

    Holland earns honorable mention status
    Alvarado baseball standout Dylan Lemons capped his career as an Indian Tuesday when he was selected to the 2014 Texas Sports Writers Association's Class 3A All-State Baseball First Team as a utility player. Full Story
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    'Guardians' blasts Marvel in a different direction

    BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Despite its flawless superhero pedigree, there's always been apprehension about "Guardians of the Galaxy. Full Story
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    Beyonce house hunting without Jay Z?

    Singer’s solo visit to New York apartment fuels rumors of power couple’s impending split.