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    FIREThree departments fight fire at Sabre

    12/21/2014 11:52 AM CST
    Firefighters from three communities battled a large industrial fire late Saturday night at Sabre Industries in Alvarado. 
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    South Texas Dental provides screenings for 90 Alvarado children
    12/15/2014 11:47 AM CST - Dozens of Alvarado families, most without access to regular dental care, gathered Dec. 2 in the Alvarado Head Start Center for free dental screenings conducted by South Texas Dental. Full Story

    Finally, sales tax revenue slide puts on the brakes
    12/15/2014 11:36 AM CST - Just like Tony Romo's third touchdown pass to Dez Bryant turned around the Dallas Cowboy's sudden slide Sunday against Philadelphia, Alvarado's sales tax revenue is finally turned around. Full Story

    Photo potpourri of events around Alvarado
    12/14/2014 10:13 AM CST - Various Alvarado ISD groups made contributions to the Lions Club and Santa's Helpers recently. Full Story

    Brazos Orchestra, chorus combine for three free concerts
    12/14/2014 09:55 AM CST - The Brazos Chamber Orchestra will combine with the Healing Heart Chorus for three free Christmas concerts this week. Full Story

    Commissioners takes steps to reimburse county for preliminary jail expenses
    12/09/2014 01:05 PM CST - Johnson County commissioners agreed Monday on a resolution to reimburse the county for preliminary expenses involved in the possible construction of a new jail, then applauded one of their own for his work to secure a grant program for county roads and serving as the catalyst for a new sub courthouse. Full Story

    Scores attend Juroska'a retirement reception
    12/09/2014 12:43 PM CST - Surrounded by his family, longtime faculty, school board members and community leaders, Alvarado ISD Superintendent Chester Juroska bid farewell Sunday afternoon during a retirement reception in his honor at the District Administration Building. Full Story

    Trustees confirm Estes as next AISD superintendent
    12/09/2014 06:38 AM CST - On a night it approved the purchase of a new scoreboard for the baseball field, the Alvarado ISD school board announced the results of its search for a new district superintendent. Full Story

    Come-and-go reception for Juroska is Sunday afternoon
    12/03/2014 08:44 AM CST - Bon voyage.With a Caribbean cruise approaching on the horizon, Alvarado ISD Superintendent Chester Juroska will be honored for his four-plus decades of service to education — 15 in Alvarado — at a come-and-go retirement reception from 2:30-5 p. Full Story

    Toy drive is 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Town Square
    12/03/2014 08:34 AM CST - He’s arriving early, using horsepower instead of reindeer, and will be collecting toys instead of distributing them. Full Story

    Leg lamp stolen from New York store's display

    NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) — Who took the leg lamp belonging to Ralphie's "Old Man" from a New York store's annual tribute to "A Christmas Story"? Full Story
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    Justin Lin to direct third 'Star Trek' film

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The USS Enterprise is about to get a little faster. "Fast & Furious" director Justin Lin is taking the helm of the third installment in Paramount's "Star Trek" franchise. Full Story