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

    Alvarado Junior High drama director Kristi Mills has leading role
    07/08/2014 07:07 AM CDT
    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. 
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    A photographic potpourri of Alvarado people
    06/06/2014 12:42 PM CDT - Here is a photographic potpourri of Alvarado residents at groundbreakings and in school. Full Story

    AHS grad Petty named to music residency
    06/03/2014 11:29 AM CDT - A former Alvarado resident will attend a prestigious music school this summer in New York.Musician, teacher, composer, writer and multimedia artist Matthew Petty will spend five weeks working with artists on creative projects at the prestigious Watermill Center's International Summer Program. Full Story

    Alvarado Scout Troup hikes 25 miles to honor fallen soldiers
    06/01/2014 09:19 AM CDT - It was a long walk but worth every step.Boy Scout Troop 217 of Alvarado hiked 25 miles May 24 in support for those who stepped into harms way. Full Story

    AHS grad Ruby Johnson travels with HPU to South Padre Island
    05/15/2014 07:38 AM CDT - Alvarado High School graduate and current Howard Payne University sophomore Ruby Johnson recently made her second spring break trip with HPU to South Padre Island to witness to other students. Full Story

    Greenawalt sparkles in Plaza's 'Enchanted April'
    04/22/2014 06:50 AM CDT - There were hints and glimpses that she could do it, and now she has.Stacey Greenawalt, who could be seen just on the periphery of the spotlight in her previous 13 Plaza Theater Company productions — the detective in “Clue the Musical,” the confused and frustrated fiancee who beats the daylights out of a corpse in “Cash on Delivery,” or the wealthy manipulator in “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” — displayed the comic timing, expressiveness, charisma and Full Story

    Plaza's 'Kiss Me, Kate' is a singing and dancing delight
    03/24/2014 05:42 PM CDT - Some familiar faces with good voices are joined by a new face with a pleasant voice in The Plaza Theatre Company's presentation of “Kiss Me, Kate,” playing through April 12 at the Plaza Theatre in Cleburne. Full Story

    AHS junior Seth Stout among winners at Fort Worth Stock Show
    02/24/2014 01:53 PM CST - Seth Stout, a member of the Alvarado FFA and junior at Alvarado High School, was among the winners in the Calf Scramble event during the Feb. 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

    You can bank on laughs at Plaza's 'Cash on Delivery'
    01/13/2014 01:55 PM CST - It's been some time since Plaza Theatre Company cofounders JaceSon Barrus and G. Aaron Siler were paired together as leads, but when they are, you can see why these veterans have devoted their lives to the stage. Full Story

    Centenarian gets honorary high school diploma

    EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island centenarian has received something she'd wanted for more than eight decades: her high school diploma. Full Story