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JOHNSON COUNTY – All aboard for one fantastic “Cowboys for Kids” weekend!

BURLESON -- A 17-year-old male was killed and his twin brother injured late Saturday after the two were attacked by gunfire in an elementary school parking lot.

Following are calls reported by the Burleson Fire Department April 10-April 16. In order to retain anonymity, specific street addresses are removed.

While shopping recently, my wife and I came across a stuffed cat, exactly like our youngest daughter’s Fuzzy Kitty.
Well, kind of like Fuzzy Kitty.

As the temperature rises each week, so does the number of mosquitos and the potential for mosquito-borne diseases.


Errors and some late pitching struggles made things interesting for Centennial’s baseball team at Joshua Tuesday night in a 6-4 District 9-5A victory.

Since losing to Centennial last Tuesday night, Burleson’s baseball team has done everything necessary to

Centennial and Burleson open the 2017 Class 5A softball playoffs Thursday with the first games of best-of-three Region II bi-district series.

Burleson had three track and field athletes recently signed letters of intent. Conner Schrayer and Brady Camp signed with Tarleton State University and Tanner Haynes signed with Emporia State.

Centennial’s Shayla Noakes recently signed a letter of intent to run track at Southwestern Oklahoma State University.


Burleson -- Albert Lee Bransom passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at a Fort Worth hospital.

William “Bill” Howard Menkins, 78, passed away Saturday, April 1, 2017, at his home in Joshua, Texas, after a long illness.

Aransas Pass- Jerrid Edgar Haskin I, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017. He was 64.

All services will be private.

Burleson Star

327 N.W. Renfro St.
PO Box 909
Burleson, TX 76028-0909

Phone: 817-295-0486
FAX: 817-295-5278