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    JOHNSON COUNTY Elected officials turn out for Alvarado Sub-courthouse open house

    Precinct 3 personnel, county commissioners and officials, local leaders and members of the community assembled Thursday afternoon for a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house for the new Alvarado Sub-courthouse at 206 N. Full Story
    LIFESTYLES
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    THEATER REVIEWPlant yourself in a seat at the Plaza to see 'Little Shop of Horrors'

    This is more serious than the Derek Jeter Gatorade commercial I've watched on YouTube while supposedly working. Full Story
    OBITUARIES
    Doyle Gene Wilkerson

    Alvarado -- Doyle Gene Wilkerson, 77, of Alvarado, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, in Ft. Worth, after a brief illness.  Full Story
    SPORTS
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    2014 | A LOOK BACK AT THE TOP 5 SPORTS STORIES IN ALVARADOWhite wins national, state powerlifting titles

    A week after winning a state championship, Alvarado senior Seth White, left, added a national championship to his resume at the NASA Powerlifting Association meet in Oklahoma on the final weekend of March. Full Story
    Thieves have change of heart, return stolen Boy Scouts gear

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A guilty conscience and news coverage apparently led some thieves to return a cargo trailer and camping gear that was stolen from a Montana Boy Scout troop earlier this month. Full Story
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    Why Ryan Reynolds says he's a dangerous poker player

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn ventured deep into the heart of America to film the gambling drama "Mississippi Grind," a gritty, 70s-style road trip movie about two near-strangers travelling from Dubuque, Iowa to New Orleans. Full Story
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    Alan Ladd Jr.'s wife says Bill Cosby raped her

    Cindra Ladd becomes the latest woman to raise sexual assault allegations against the legendary comedian; she claims Cosby drugged and assaulted her in 1969 when she was 21.