• Lady Indians get some games in, finally - 03/25/2015 12:01 PM CDT
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    (ALVARADO ISD/COURTESY TOMMY BROWN)
    ALVARADO ISDSchool board considers adding track, field at high school

    03/26/2015 10:28 AM CDT
    When looking at major projects, two things that almost always find their way near the top of the list of considerations are: does it improve safety and how can it benefit the most students possible? 
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    Commissioner and mayor help deliver Meals-on-Wheels
    03/25/2015 11:57 AM CDT - A county commissioner and local mayor helped deliver Meals-on-Wheels last week.Precint 3 Commissioner Jerry Stringer and Alvarado Mayor Dewayne Richters participated in MOW's Community Champions Week March 17 by delivering meals on local routes. Full Story

    AHS visual arts students win medals
    03/23/2015 12:14 PM CDT - Alvarado High School students participated in the regional Visual Arts Scholastic Event in Mansfield earlier this month and five returned with medals for their work. Full Story

    Junior high colorguard takes first place
    03/23/2015 11:49 AM CDT - In just their fifth year of competition, the Alvarado Junior High colorguard took first place at the North Texas Colorguard Association's Cadet Championships last week. Full Story

    Stringer: $22.5 million jail addition and renovation is needed
    03/25/2015 11:02 AM CDT - When it comes to deciding whether or not to spend $22.5 million to build an addition to the Johnson County jail and renovate the original jail, voters are being locked out. Full Story

    Sales tax revenue drops a little
    03/18/2015 10:55 AM CDT - As temperatures go up, Alvarado's sales tax revenue is going in the opposite direction.The city received a March sales tax revenue allocation of $97,021, a decrease of 8. Full Story

    Motor Home Specialists sponsors March Meals-on-Wheels
    03/17/2015 12:30 PM CDT - An Alvarado business with lots of wheels helped provide meals for Johnson and Ellis County residents. Full Story

    County Commissioner Stringer speaks to chamber Thursday
    03/17/2015 06:02 AM CDT - Johnson County Precinct 3 Commissioner Jerry Stringer is the guest speaker at the monthly luncheon of the Alvarado Chamber of Commerce at noon Thursday at the Alvarado ISD Administration Building, 102 S. Full Story

    Alvarado Lions donate time, plan golf tourney
    03/16/2015 09:29 AM CDT - While some members of the Alvarado Lions Club are volunteering their services in the community, others are planning to play golf. Full Story

    Order to boil water rescinded
    03/15/2015 06:50 AM CDT - It's no longer necessary for Alvarado water customers to boil their water.On March 12, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality required Alvarado's public water system, City of Alvarado #126001, to issue a boil water notice to inform its customers that, due to the presence of contaminants or an interruption in service, water from our system must be boiled prior to consumption. Full Story

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    Grandma is a centerfold: Rest home bares all for calendar

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The stars of a charity calendar are in their 80s and 90s, but that didn't stop the men and women from an assisted living facility in Ohio from showing a little skin. Full Story
    'The Sopranos' Drea De Matteo loses New York home in explosion

    'Modern Family’ actress Sarah Hyland grew up across the street from buildings that burned and collapsed in accident caused by gas and plumbing work.