• DOROTHY BURNS - 09/05/2014 03:26 PM CDT
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    RECOGNITIONPrecinct 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. 
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    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

    Old Settlers Reunion parade grounds hosts tractor pull
    10/07/2014 08:13 AM CDT - One of the oldest farm sports rolled into the oldest town in Johnson County and left a cloud of dust. Full Story

    M7 Arena hosts Alvarado chamber
    10/03/2014 12:42 PM CDT - M7 Arena owner Todd Massey hosted the monthly meeting of the Alvarado Chamber of Commerce Oct. 2 that was relocated because of the threat of inclimate weather. Full Story

    Alvarado woman speaks to camera club Oct. 6
    10/02/2014 07:17 AM CDT - The first program in the new home of the Cleburne Camera Club will be presented by a resident of Alvarado. Full Story

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    Custom urns courtesy of company's 3-D printer

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — A Minneosta startup is using a 3-D printer to create custom urns shaped like objects that were important to the person whose remains they hold. Full Story
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    Hancock honored at jazz benefit concert at Apollo

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jazz legend Herbie Hancock says he's ready to look for another job after hearing 11-year-old Indonesian jazz piano prodigy Joey Alexander pay tribute to him at a benefit concert for the Jazz Foundation of America at Harlem's historic Apollo Theater. Full Story
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    'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' canceled

    TLC axes show after evidence surfaces that star Mama June had resumed a romance with a convicted child molester.