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Ashlie William, left, and her daughter, Carter, meet Jamey Clark, the 911 MedStar dispatcher who helped in a home delivery of the baby. Burleson Star/RICKY MOORE
"Kendal" was the answer to a wish Samantha Ahrens had to be the recipient of a service dog. Her father, Shawn, is shown with the Labrador retriever. Burleson Star/REBEKAH ANDRESS
Honda of Burleson employees wear blue Saturday in support of police. Burleson Star/BRIAN PORTER
Burleson Star/BRIAN PORTER

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Burleson Star/BRIAN PORTER

Two years ago, ground was broken on a new, six-story hospital on the Texas Health Huguley campus to include 234,300 square-feet of medical space.

Ryan Timm has been named the principal at Taylor Elementary. He has most recently served as assistant principal at Taylor Elementary and has nine years of education experience.

Ashlie William, left, and her daughter, Carter, meet Jamey Clark, the 911 MedStar dispatcher who helped in a home delivery of the baby. Burleson Star/RICKY MOORE

Some parents choose the home birth option.

Others, like Burleson’s Ashlie William, have it thrust upon them, whether they like the idea or not.

"Kendal" was the answer to a wish Samantha Ahrens had to be the recipient of a service dog. Her father, Shawn, is shown with the Labrador retriever. Burleson Star/REBEKAH ANDRESS

Getting a dog was all Samantha Ahrens ever wanted. Her dad, Shawn Ahrens, never allowed it.

A fire north of Grandview had to be a scene Thursday afternoon.

Sports

Burleson and Centennial will battle each other for the “The Boot” Oct. 14 but Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine predict both the Elks and Spartans will make the playoffs in 2016.

Just a few years ago, both Burleson football coach Gary McElroy and Centennial football coach Kyle Geller saw the preseason predictions in Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine as motiva

Chris Jaso's shot captured Centennial's Blake Birdwell avoiding two tacklers during a playoff game versus Saginaw Boswell.

The Burleson Star is fortunate to have a fine group of local photographers willing to capture the sports action in the area for little to no compensation.

The plan each time Burleson baseball coach Daniel Bruce holds a camp is for the campers to have fun and learn at least the fundamentals of baseball.

Centennial junior first baseman Haley Kimberling will play Wednesday night in the Texas Girls Coaches Association Class 5A-6A All-Star game along with junior second baseman Sydney Friend. BURLESON STAR/CHRIS JASO

A pair of Centennial softball players will close out their junior season Wednesday night playing the Texas Girls Coaches Association Class 6A-5A All-Star game.

Centennial junior second baseman Sydney Friend was named a second-team player on the Texas Sports Writers Association's Class 5A All-State team. BURLESON STAR/RICKY MOORE

The honors keep rolling in for two of the major cogs in the longest playoff run in the history of Centennial softball as junior Sydney Friend and sophomore Gracie Morton nabbed second-team honors S

Obituaries

Mr. Hershel Allen Nesmith, 86, passed away comfortably in his home, and went to be with his Heavenly Father Sunday evening, July 17, 2016.

Jason Cori Grogan, 43, of Burleson was killed Wednesday, July 6, 2016, during a test flight over Ellis County.

Gary Lee Alexander, 71, of Burleson, went home to his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Saturday, July 9, 2016.

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