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    FOURTH OF JULYJuly 4 events include car show, fireworks and Quebe Sisters

    06/30/2015 10:58 AM CDT
    Alvarado's July 4 Celebration — the best July 4 celebration around — will feature a car show, music, food and games, fireworks and a concert by the Quebe Sisters. 
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    APD gives badge to new officer, seeks another officer
    06/24/2015 09:17 AM CDT - The Alvarado Police Department is accepting applications to fill current openings for the position of police officer, Chief Brad Anderson said. Full Story

    Commissioners finalize contract with CareFlite
    06/23/2015 12:50 PM CDT - Ambulance service will be provided to Johnson County for the next four years without a transfusion of cash from taxpayers. Full Story

    Second annual Push Your Limits fun runs are Saturday
    06/16/2015 12:19 PM CDT - The second annual Push Your Limit 5K and 10K Run for Our Heroes will be at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Alvarado Town Square. Full Story

    Carnegie Players present 'Les Miserables' June 18-28
    06/15/2015 11:36 AM CDT - The Carnegie Players, one of North Texas' longest continuously running live theatre companies, will present “Les Miserables” June 18-28 at the Don Smith Performing Arts Center, 1501 Harlin Drive in Cleburne. Full Story

    America's biggest 2-piece band at FUMC Sunday
    06/12/2015 06:55 AM CDT - The biggest two-piece band in the United States will appear at 9 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. Sunday at the First United Methodist Church, 301 Spears. Full Story

    Sundance Square CEO optimistic about downtowns
    06/09/2015 11:41 AM CDT - The man who orchestrates one of the most dynamic downtown development projects in the United States brought that same energy to the monthly meeting of the Alvarado Chamber of Commerce June 4 at the AISD Administration Building. Full Story

    AISD School of Hope team is top Relay fundraiser
    06/09/2015 11:17 AM CDT - Still cooking and still champions.The School of Hope fundraising team, started in 2003 by a group of Alvarado ISD teachers and administrators to raise money for the first Johnson County Relay For Life, has been recognized as the top fundraising team for the 2015 Relay. Full Story

    AHS graduates 258 seniors
    06/05/2015 10:14 AM CDT - Alvarado High School awarded 258 diplomas Tuesday night during the 2015 graduation ceremony at the Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center in Fort Worth. Full Story

    Band formed by AHS grads to release first album
    06/02/2015 12:49 PM CDT - Two Alvarado High School graduates who formed a band with two other buddies in 2007 and release a lot of energy on stage are about to release an album. Full Story

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    'Downton' producer open to possibility of big-screen film

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Here's a roundup of news Saturday from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs: 'DOWNTON ABBEY,' THE MOVIE? Full Story
    J.J. Abrams broke his back filming 'Star Wars'

    The 'Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens' director reveals to Jon Stewart how the Millennium Falcon door that injured Harrison Ford on set also broke Abrams' back.