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    AUTISM AWARENESSAlvarado to "Light It Up Blue" Monday, April 28

    04/16/2014 10:47 AM CDT
    Alvarado is turning blue.The city will light up in blue colors from 8-9 p.m. Monday, April 28, in recognition of Light It Up Blue, a national program of Autism Speaks, to bring awareness to autism. 
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    Alvarado Meadows gives $7,500 to local nonprofits
    04/08/2014 01:36 PM CDT - Alvarado Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Administrative Assistant Candy Allen and Alvarado Meadows administrator Steve Mims presented checks totaling $7,500 to three Alvarado nonprofit organizations in an effort to give back to the community. Full Story

    Ground broken for new Alvarado Junior High School
    02/11/2014 03:10 PM CST - On a freezing afternoon under cloudy skies, the Alvarado ISD school board, members of the bond planning committee and officials from Huckabee architects warmed up Monday by shoveling a little dirt as ground was broken for the new Alvarado Junior High School. Full Story

    Alvarado school honored as top Relay fundraising team
    01/29/2014 10:32 AM CST - The top fundraising team from last year's Johnson County Relay, School of Hope in Alvarado, was recognized and presented a banner Jan. Full Story

    Alvarado woman had a passion for quilts
    01/29/2014 09:08 AM CST - Scraps of drapery and a brand new sewing machine were all it took for Vera Adams to start a passion for quilting. Full Story

    City administrator optimistic about 2014
    01/08/2014 10:27 AM CST - Looking good.Although last year was good for business and residential development in Alvarado, 2014 may be even better, city administrator Clint Davis said. Full Story

    Alvarado couple live life in the fast lane
    12/06/2013 12:05 PM CST - Shannon and Jared Murray look pretty much like any other married couple around Alvarado.Jared works as a mechanic in his own auto repair shop, J&M Auto Repair, where Shannon handles the office and phones while occasionally helping out in the shop. Full Story

    A former crewman's memories of JFK
    11/10/2013 08:20 AM CST - The young, skinny Navy officer walked along the dock at a South Pacific base and met his new crewmen for the first time, as they stood on the sun-drenched deck of a nondescript, navy green torpedo boat. Full Story

    New program uses the Internet to fight child abuse
    10/11/2013 12:41 PM CDT - Before you click, you need to think.That's the message a first-of-its-kind Internet program in the United States being developed by the Children's Advocacy Center of Johnson County wants to send to school-age children. Full Story

    POWs and MIAs remembered at American Legion ceremony
    10/03/2013 10:47 AM CDT - Alvarado residents who are military veterans of World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and other recent conflicts and their families paused to remember their comrades who are missing in action or who are prisoners of war during a ceremony Friday night at the American Legion Family Post 426 in Alvarado. Full Story

    Review: 'Quiet Ones' is more creaky than creepy

    (Eds: An AP Member Exchange. Film opens Friday. With AP Photos.) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paying homage in style and theme to the vintage horror movies of the 1970s, "The Quiet Ones" is the latest stylish shocker from Hammer, the recently reactivated classic U. Full Story
    Review: Death's raw closer caps epic punk trilogy

    (Eds: With AP Photos.) Death, "III" (Drag City) Feverish and socially conscious, the final set of Death's 1970s recordings affirms why they rose from the ashes and gained an audience after debuting in 2009. Full Story