Hot Sounds of Summer

Poo Live Crew, a classic rock variety show, will take over Old Town in the second of a five-week Hot Sounds of Summer concert series.

News Stories

After the heaviest rainfall year on record in 2015, the National Weather Service has observed a decline in North Texas precipitation so far in 2016.

The present placement of Interurban Car 411 has proven to be an obstacle to Burleson's creation of a plaza in the immediate vicinity of City Hall, but a solution may have been found.

While the top-ranking law enforcement leader in Johnson County was decided Tuesday night, the evening gave some clarity to change that will take place in surrounding counties, as well.

Adam King, right, defeated Mike Powell, left, in the Republican primary runoff election for Johnson County sheriff.

Adam King was the overwhelming choice to become the 32nd Johnson County sheriff.

A search for an Arlington man in rural Johnson County ended Monday when Sheriff Bob Alford found the man's body next to a hand-dug grave near County Road 410, east of Sand Flat.

Sports

Centennial's swimming team had four members earn either  Academic All-State or Academic All-Americans or both this season.

Centennial basketball player Logan Dixon signed a letter of intent May 18 to play men’s basketball at Brookhaven College.

Centennial's Stephen Southall resently signed a letter of intent to compete in men's cross country and track at Sam Houston State University.

Burleson football coach Gary McElroy is putting his Elks through their final week of spring football drills.  BURLESON STAR/RICKY MOORE

Considering how good Burleson’s defense was last season, a statement made by Elks’ football coach Gary McElroy could have the rest Burleson’s opponents worried.

Centennial's football team will close out spring football drills with its annual spring game Friday at 6 p.m. at Centennial High School. BURLESON STAR/RICKY MOORE

Last Monday for the first time, Centennial football coach Kyle Geller and his staff had full compliment of players to work with during spring football as a handful of skill position players hit the

Obituaries

Johnny Edmond Sanders, 55, of Burleson, passed away Friday, May 27, 2016, at the Emory J. Lilge Hospice House, in Burleson.

A celebration of Johnny’s life will be held at a later date.

Herschel Clyde Winn passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2016, in Irving.

Alison Nicole Andrews, 40, of Burleson, passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2016, in Burleson.

Local Elections

While the top-ranking law enforcement leader in Johnson County was decided Tuesday night, the evening gave some clarity to change that will take place in surrounding counties, as well.

Adam King, right, defeated Mike Powell, left, in the Republican primary runoff election for Johnson County sheriff.

Adam King was the overwhelming choice to become the 32nd Johnson County sheriff.

Mike Powell, left, and Adam King, right, are vying to become Johnson County's 32nd sheriff.

It has been nearly three months since electors weighed in on the Johnson County sheriff's race, but voters have begun casting ballots and Tuesday will finally decide the position.

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