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    ALVARADO PEOPLEAlvarado resident wins another photo contest

    10/29/2014 10:15 AM CDT
    She's done it again.Alvarado resident Mary Etta Cochran has won two categories in the monthly contest of the Cleburne Camera Club. 
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    School board interviews three candidates for superintendent
    10/28/2014 09:58 AM CDT - It's down to three.The Alvarado ISD school board interviewed three candidates for the position of superintendent during a closed executive session Saturday morning at the District Administration Building. Full Story

    Plant yourself in a seat at the Plaza to see 'Little Shop of Horrors'
    10/26/2014 01:50 PM CDT - This is more serious than the Derek Jeter Gatorade commercial I've watched on YouTube while supposedly working. Full Story

    Precinct 3 justice Pat Jacobs recognized by professional association
    10/23/2014 11:37 AM CDT - The honorable Judge Pat Jacobs, justice of the peace of Precinct 3 in Johnson County, was recently inducted as a “Distinguished Member” into the Texas Justice Court Judges Association College of Justice Court Judges. Full Story

    Most county residents can now text 9-1-1 for emergency
    10/23/2014 09:32 AM CDT - Johnson County residents with a cell phone who have an emergency situation that precludes them from talking can now let their fingers speak for them. Full Story

    AHS choir students earn all-region honors
    10/17/2014 07:10 AM CDT - Alvarado High School will have three choir students at the third and final round of all-state auditions in January after Ashley Boterf, Chelsea Halcomb and Daisy Garcia all placed high enough in the all-region choir to advance, according to a release from AISD Public Information Officer Tommy Brown. Full Story

    Trustees approve ban of electronic vaporizing devices
    10/16/2014 09:08 AM CDT - The use of e-cigarettes by anyone on any Alvarado ISD property just got vaporized.On Monday, the AISD school board broadened the ban on the use of electronic vaporizing devices by students to include anyone on any district property at any time. Full Story

    Santa's Helpers screenings are this weekend
    10/15/2014 12:51 PM CDT - Santa's Helpers, in its 31st year of helping children in Alvarado have a great Christmas with clothes and gifts, will be screening applicants Saturday and Monday at the First United Methodist Church activity center. Full Story

    Sales tax revenue takes a small dip to start new fiscal year
    10/15/2014 12:45 PM CDT - As Alvarado drives down the road of a new fiscal year, the gear shift on its sales tax revenue is stuck in reverse. Full Story

    Here's a photo potpourri of events around Alvarado
    10/15/2014 10:44 AM CDT - From Alvarado High School Homecoming to school visits by the Alvarado Fire Department, here is a photo potpourri of recent events in Alvarado. Full Story

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    Rowling reveals new tidbits on Pottermore site

    LONDON (AP) — Just in time for Halloween, J.K. Rowling has given fans a glimpse of what makes a wicked witch tick. Full Story