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    CHAMBER OF COMMERCECity manager upbeat about city's future growth

    05/11/2015 06:19 PM CDT
    Only one-third of the announced program was available, but that was enough Thursday as Alvarado City Manager Clint Davis had plenty to talk about at the annual state-of-the-city presentation to the monthly meeting of the Alvarado Chamber of Commerce. 
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    AHS students make all state band, choir
    01/27/2015 05:29 AM CST - Forty-six and counting.In what has become an annual rite, four more students from Alvarado High School fine art programs (two choir, two band) earned all-state honors last week. Full Story

    Plant yourself in a seat at the Plaza to see 'Little Shop of Horrors'
    10/26/2014 01:50 PM CDT - This is more serious than the Derek Jeter Gatorade commercial I've watched on YouTube while supposedly working. Full Story

    Alvarado Lions Club celebrates 75 years of service
    09/19/2014 08:38 AM CDT - About 40 lions roared with pride Tuesday afternoon in Alvarado.The Alvarado Lions Club celebrated its 75th birthday with a luncheon and visit by 16th District Governor Suzanne Henderson at the Alvarado ISD Administration Building. Full Story

    Alvaradoans inducted into martial arts hall of fame
    09/09/2014 01:07 PM CDT - Two Alvarado residents have been inducted into a national hall of fame.Henry Suber and Daniel Huddleston, instructors at the West Point Karate Academy at 201 E. Full Story

    First United Methodist Church celebrates 150 years Sunday
    09/03/2014 07:36 PM CDT - The Alvarado First United Methodist Church, 301 S. Spears St., will celebrate 150 years in Alvarado with special services SundayThe sesquicentennial service, “Remembering Yesterday, Living Today, Dreaming Tomorrow” will be held at 10 a. Full Story

    Juroska to retire at end of December
    09/02/2014 10:26 AM CDT - A career educator who has led the Alvarado ISD for 15 years is retiring,AISD Superintendent Dr. Chester Juroska will submit a letter of his intention to retire to the school board Sept. Full Story

    Soap Box Classic on Labor Day in Keene
    08/24/2014 12:08 PM CDT - The second annual Johnson County Soap Box Classic — a soap box derby for adults  and children —  will roll down Wallen Ridge in Keene on Labor Day. Full Story

    Alvarado ISD used for law enforcement training program
    07/15/2014 12:39 PM CDT - The Alvarado ISD has teamed with the Johnson County Sheriff's Office Training Program to help train law enforcement officers for a situation involving an active shooter in a crowded setting. Full Story

    Mayor and city manager consider Alvarado to be a diamond in the rough
    07/07/2014 07:43 PM CDT - That simmering sound you hear isn't something below ground about to explode. It's Alvarado, bursting at the seams with potential and located in the perfect place to establish itself as the place to be. Full Story

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    France touts Cannes prizes as vindication for film subsidies

    PARIS (AP) — France's president says his country's strong showing at this year's Cannes film festival is no accident — suggesting it's partly thanks to government subsidies. Full Story
    ( Jeffrey R. Staab )
    David Letterman set trashed; Dumpster divers move in

    Hours after the 'Late Show' finished taping, the crew began dismantling and throwing away iconic parts of David Letterman's set.