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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.


Seven was a good number for Centennial’s softball team Friday night as the Lady Spartans scored seven runs in the first two innings and seven runs in the sixth in a 15-6 win over Mansfield Summit i

“Early and often,” a fan shouted from the stands during Burleson’s first inning rally on Friday night. Unfortunately for the Lady Elks, they could only live up to half of that fan’s plea.

Aggressive base-running made the difference Thursday night in Centennial’s 6-5 win over Mansfield Summit in Game 1 of the team’s Class 5A Region II bi-district softball playoff series.

Burleson fell to Midlothian 13-6 in game one of the team’s Class 5A Region II bi-district playoff series on Thursday night.

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.


Orville E. Swindell, 91, of Burleson, passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

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.

Burleson Star

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

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