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    ALVARADO BUSINESSCongressman Roger Williams visits Johnson County Pipe in Alvarado

    08/22/2014 11:14 AM CDT
    U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-25th District of Texas, jumped from one meeting to another Tuesday in Johnson County — including a stop at Johnson County Pipe in Alvarado — to promote his Jumpstart America initiative. 
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    Alvarado grad cheers for HPU
    08/21/2014 02:57 PM CDT - Alvarado High School 2014 graduate Alahna Baze was one of 14 members of the Howard Payne University cheer team to arrive at the Brownwood campus this week to begin practicing for the upcoming season. Full Story

    Commissioners set tax rate, deny JPs request for salary increase
    08/19/2014 04:22 AM CDT - Johnson County Judge Roger Harmon returned from a fishing trip to Alaska to find out the county's four justices of the peace have been frozen out of a salary raise in the proposed 2014-15 budget and tax rate. Full Story

    Sales tax revenue returns to normal
    08/17/2014 01:47 PM CDT - Back to normalAlvarado received a August sales tax revenue allocation of $136,144, a 5.70 percent increase over the $128,793 it received in August of last year, according to figures released last week by State Comptroller Susan Combs. Full Story

    Beeson runs court as commissioners contract for fire alarms at the jail and rethink raises for JPs
    08/15/2014 12:45 PM CDT - A newly-elected commissioner  was almost seated four months early Monday during the semi-monthly meeting of the Johnson County Commissioners Court. Full Story

    Alvarado 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. Full Story

    AISD trustees propose to keep tax rate the same
    08/14/2014 12:00 PM CDT - The Alvarado ISD school board proposed Monday night to keep the school district tax rate the same as last year and also saved district taxpayers more than $3 million. Full Story

    Chamber hears update about expansion at Texas Health Huguley
    08/13/2014 11:18 AM CDT - The second largest population served by Texas Health Huguley Hosptial Fort Worth South — known to most as Texas Health Huguely — is from Alvarado. Full Story

    Commissioners propose 3.5-cent tax increase
    08/08/2014 09:34 AM CDT - The slashing occurred in a courtroom in front of the sheriff. There are five suspects and capital murder is involved. Full Story

    Alvarado Police Department report for July 21-July 28
    08/03/2014 08:07 AM CDT - Here is the Alvarado Police Department report for July 21-July 28Monday, July 219:40 a.m. — Information. Full Story

    Mom of boys with Lyme disease fights for chickens

    BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman is fighting to keep the chickens she bought to eat ticks after her sons contracted Lyme disease. Full Story
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    Iggy Azalea falls off stage during pre-VMA show

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Iggy Azalea has tumbled off the stage during an MTV Video Music Awards benefit concert. Full Story
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    Taylor Swift 'Shake it Off' director rebuts racism charges

    Mark Romanek responds to rapper Earl Sweatshirt who -- without seeing the video -- blasted its twerking scene as “inherently offesnive.”