Shane O’Rourke and his wife Amber attended the national Republican Convention in Cleveland. COURTESY PHOTO/SHANE O'ROURKE
Emergency Services District board member Jack Watson, third from left, receives a plaque of appreciation for his nine years of service from Johnson County commissioners Monday at the Johnson County Courthouse. From left are commissioners Rick Bailey, Kenny Howell, Watson, Judge Roger Harmon and commissioners Jerry Stringer and Larry Woolley. COURTESY PHOTO/PAUL GNADT

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Burleson resident, Fabian Sonora, 21, lost his life in the early morning hours Monday in Fort Worth, according to the Fort Worth Police Department.

Tom Foster of Burleson has been hired as the new executive director of Johnson County Emergency Services District #1, officials recently announced.

Shane O’Rourke and his wife Amber attended the national Republican Convention in Cleveland. COURTESY PHOTO/SHANE O'ROURKE

BURLESON – Shane O’Rourke certainly has paid his dues as a Republican.

Emergency Services District board member Jack Watson, third from left, receives a plaque of appreciation for his nine years of service from Johnson County commissioners Monday at the Johnson County Courthouse. From left are commissioners Rick Bailey, Kenny Howell, Watson, Judge Roger Harmon and commissioners Jerry Stringer and Larry Woolley. COURTESY PHOTO/PAUL GNADT

CLEBURNE – The need for separation was never more evident.

An 85-year-old man is being hailed as a hero for helping pull two victims from a car crash before their vehicle was consumed in flame early Sunday.

Sports

Centennial’s boys basketball team bounced back from its first District 9-5A loss Tuesday night with a 42-35 home victory over Joshua.

Burleson’s Justin McMaster goes for rebound during a game earlier this season. BURLESON STAR/RICKY MOORE

It’s tough to find a bright spot in a loss but Burleson boys basketball coach Alan Dubose was able to find a silver lining in Tuesday’s 58-51 District 9-5A road loss to Arlington Seguin.

Molly McCalla, shown in action earlier this  season, scored 20 points in Centennial’s win over Joshua Tuesday. BURLESON STAR/CHRIS JASO

A newcomer and veteran played major roles in Centennial’s 75-27 District 9-5A victory over Joshua at home Tuesday night.

Burleson's Jailah Ivory puts up a shot during a game earlier this season. BURLESON STAR/CHRIS JASO

Burleson’s girls basketball team opened the first quarter of Tuesday’s District 9-5A game at Arlington Seguin strong.

Joshua’s Trip Vick, a Burleson resident, recently signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Vanguard University of Southern California.

Obituaries

Patricia Jean Horn went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017.

Carolyn would like to let you know that after 84 years, her work here on Earth is done. She graduated from Earth University and will continue living forever in Heaven.

Yvette M. LeGros, 83, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016.

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