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

    09/05/2014 03:26 PM CDT
    Alvarado -- Dorothy Burns, 95, of Alvarado, passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Alvarado. 
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    Upset about sex offender story
    10/08/2013 03:00 PM CDT - I am writing in response to the article "Sex offenders in town down by more than 50 percent" by Paul Gnadt. Full Story

    Police chief responds to criticism about sex offender ordinance
    09/16/2013 04:10 PM CDT - This letter is in response to Sandy Rozek's comments in the Sept. 11 issue of the Burleson Area Star referencing Alvarado's sex offender city ordinance. Full Story

    Registering sex offenders will not make children safer
    09/12/2013 12:11 PM CDT - I am writing in response to the article "Sex offenders in town down by more than 50 percent" by Paul Gnadt. Full Story

    Pastor Rick Hope: Worship reflects our walk with God
    05/17/2013 11:36 AM CDT - Recently, I've noticed that anytime I'm around a body of believers, there is always one debate that seems to be prevalent (especially among Baptists), and that is the issue of the type of music to be played in church. Full Story

    Pastor Rick Hope: God hates the sin but loves the sinner
    05/17/2013 11:29 AM CDT - I don't stand at funerals and hold picket signs. I don't stage violent demonstrations. I don't tell coarse jokes about you. Full Story

    Pastor Rick Hope: Thankful for God's choice
    03/28/2013 09:32 AM CDT - I got to thinking about soomething the other day. how our lives can turn on a single decision. Sometimes even the most miniscule of decisions turn out the be the ones that matter the most. Full Story

    Pastor Rick Hope: Thankful for the grace of Danna Hope
    03/28/2013 09:29 AM CDT - To me, being married to Danna Hope is the second biggest example of grace in my life. The first? Why the Cross, of course. Full Story

    Pastor Rick Hope: The song says it all about marriage
    03/28/2013 09:16 AM CDT - “I've been lookin' at peopleAnd how they change with the timesAnd lately  all I've been seein' are peopleThrowin' love away and losing their  minds”I used to love that song. Full Story

    Pastor Rick Hope: The story of Easter gives hope to everyone
    03/24/2013 09:14 AM CDT - I look at the story of Easter and I'm always amazed by it. We're all familiar with it's story. Full Story

    (Carol Rosegg/AP)
    Cinderella musical on tour stars a new mom

    NEW YORK (AP) — The actress playing Cinderella on tour has something much more precious than a pair of sparkly slippers waiting backstage. Full Story
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    Star singing nun covers Madonna's 'Like a Virgin'

    Sister Cristina Scuccia, the winner of Italy’s “The Voice,” Sister Cristina Scuccia chooses eye-popping debut single.