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    LETTER TO THE EDITORAlvarado Good Samaritan returns lost wallet to man in Temple

    08/14/2014 02:19 PM CDT
    A man in Temple was spared months of frustration and hundreds of dollars of expense thanks to a Good Samaritan from Alvarado. 
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    Plaza's 'Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged)' is a hoot
    08/04/2014 12:51 PM CDT - Remember the old Rocky (the Flying Squirrel) and Bullwinkle (Moose) TV show that included the adventures of another cartoon character named Dudley Do-Right? Full Story

    Plaza's 'Steel Magnolias' is a cut above
    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. Full Story

    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

    Woman pays fine for climbing into giraffe pen

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — A California woman who got kicked in the face after trying to climb into the giraffe exhibit at a Madison zoo has paid a fine and apologized. Full Story
    Veteran music agent Peter Grosslight dead at 68

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A longtime Los Angeles music agent who represented such artists as Whitney Houston, the Eagles, Tom Petty and Journey has died. Full Story