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    ALVARADO ISDSchool district construction projects on schedule

    Junior high parking lot almost ready
    07/25/2014 11:00 AM CDT
    When the final school bell rang in June it signaled the start of a race to finish multiple construction projects in the district before classes begin Aug. 
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    Police seek public's help to indentify robber
    07/23/2014 10:21 AM CDT - The Alvarado Police Department is requesting the public's assistance in identifying the person shown in the accompanying surveillance camera photos from the Dollar General store at 1070 U. Full Story

    Alvarado neighbors pull man from burning car
    07/18/2014 09:12 AM CDT - Alvarado neighbors who reside along a dangerous curve on the 9000 block of heavily-traveled Farm to Market 917 are being called heroes for saving the life of a man involved in a fiery crash. Full Story

    Commissioners invoke emergency clause to repair fire alarms at jail
    07/16/2014 09:29 AM CDT - Johnson County commissioners invoked emergency action Monday at the request of the purchasing consultant about a serious situation smoldering at the county jail. Full Story

    Airmen with Alvarado connections graduate basic training
    07/16/2014 09:17 AM CDT - Two Air Force Airmen with Alvarado connections have graduated from basic training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. Full Story

    Alvarado ISD used for law enforcement training program
    07/15/2014 12:39 PM CDT - The Alvarado ISD has teamed with the Johnson County Sheriff's Office Training Program to help train law enforcement officers for a situation involving an active shooter in a crowded setting. Full Story

    Sales tax revenue takes huge hit as state corrects error it made last month
    07/15/2014 05:56 AM CDT - Ouch!The monthly allocation of Alvarado's sales tax revenue took a kick in the wallet this month as the state comptroller's office made an adjustment for a mistake it made last month. Full Story

    Mayor and city manager consider Alvarado to be a diamond in the rough
    07/07/2014 07:43 PM CDT - That simmering sound you hear isn't something below ground about to explode. It's Alvarado, bursting at the seams with potential and located in the perfect place to establish itself as the place to be. Full Story

    Attendance records broken at two July 4 events
    07/07/2014 03:14 PM CDT - Records were shattered.Attendance at the city's two Fourth of July events broke all previous attendance records as a whopping 89 entries rolled through the car show and more people than last year's crowd of 2,000 enjoyed the bands, games, rides and fireworks at Diamond W Arena. Full Story

    Alvarado vet clinic cooks for Ronald McDonald House
    07/06/2014 01:36 PM CDT - The spouses and family members of veterinarians of Alvarado Veterinary Clinic supported the Ronald McDonald House in Fort Worth by cooking and serving dinner for families June 13. Full Story

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    Toddler crashes Jeep, runs home to watch cartoons

    MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. (AP) — Police say a toddler crashed a Jeep into an Oregon home, then ran back to his home to watch cartoons. Full Story
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    Salma Hayek pulls trigger on 'Everly' at Comic-Con

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — For Salma Hayek, her role in "Everly" was her toughest yet. "It might not seem like shooting those guns is physical, but it was," Hayek told the crowd at Comic-Con on Friday. Full Story