• Juroska to retire at end of December - 08/31/2014 09:58 AM CDT
  • Indians fall in season-opener - 08/30/2014 06:29 AM CDT
  • Upset about sex offender story - 10/08/2013 03:00 PM CDT
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    ALVARADO ISDJuroska to retire at end of December

    Has served AISD 15 years.
    08/31/2014 09:58 AM CDT
    A career educator who has led the Alvarado ISD for 15 years is retiring,AISD Superintendent Dr. Chester Juroska will submit a letter of his intention to retire to the school board Sept. 
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    Public hearing on JP's salaries is Tuesday afternoon
    08/31/2014 08:22 AM CDT - You be the judge.A committee that has the final say on the salaries of Johnson County employees will hold a public hearing Tuesday afternoon to decide if the county's four justices of the peace should earn more money. Full Story

    School board decides to keep tax rate the same
    08/27/2014 04:33 PM CDT - The Alvarado ISD school board decided Monday night to keep the school district tax rate the same as last year. Full Story

    Commissioners learn new jail and renovations will cost $22 million
    08/27/2014 11:29 AM CDT - Johnson County commissioners learned Monday that a new jail and renovations to the current one will cost about $22 million. Full Story

    Alvarado police host third Unidos program to bond with Hispanic community
    08/25/2014 01:39 PM CDT - The Alvarado Police Department will conduct the third in a series of special programs to bond with the Hispanic community. Full Story

    Soap Box Classic on Labor Day in Keene
    08/24/2014 12:08 PM CDT - The second annual Johnson County Soap Box Classic — a soap box derby for adults  and children —  will roll down Wallen Ridge in Keene on Labor Day. Full Story

    Alvarado ISD announces policy for free and reduced-price meals
    08/24/2014 09:42 AM CDT - Alvarado ISD is reminding district residents about its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the income eligibility guidelines. Full Story

    Congressman 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. Full Story

    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

    Police: Utah suspect swallows stolen ring

    OREM, Utah (AP) — Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it. Full Story
    Chinese director Jiang Wen launches latest movie

    BEIJING (AP) — Hoping for maximum publicity, Chinese director Jiang Wen launched his latest movie at an event Monday — more than three months before it is due to open in cinemas. Full Story