Cowboys for Kids
Danielle Thompson
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar
ESD President R.C. McFall
Rep. DeWayne Burns
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Cowboys for Kids

Sheriff Bob Alford chases down a bad guy in a Wild West Show performance in Saturday's Ranch Rodeo, concluding the Cowboys for Kids fundraiser benefiting the Johnson County Children's Advocacy Cent

City Council is considering transition to a stormwater utility fee structure, which could result in more equality based on usage, instead of property ownership.

The park named for Hobart R. Bartlett has changed recreational uses and the name will slightly change, but the intent to honor the former mayor will remain.


Natali Wheeler and Burleson open their area-round playoff series with Saginaw Boswell Friday at 3 p.m. BURLESON STAR/RICKY MOORE

The Class 5A Region I area-round best-of-three softball playoff series between Burleson and Saginaw Boswell has been resecheduled.

Burleson senior Arielle Burfine signed a letter of intent Friday to compete in women’s swimming at the University of the Ozarks. Seated with Arielle is her mother Nancy Honeycutt.

Burleson senior Brayden Goebel signed a letter of intent Friday to compete in men’s swimming at Wayland Baptist University. Seated with Brayden is his father Steve Goebel.

Local Elections

This decision will be a big one for Johnson County.

I have been a lifelong resident of Johnson County and have known Mike Powell of his life, as I am his sister.

I was born in Alvarado, am a 65-year resident of Johnson County and grew up in Burleson with Mike Powell. We have been friends since our childhood years.


Cora Lou Jessen, age 80, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at her home in Burleson, Texas, surrounded by her loving family.

Cloyce McDonald, 90, long time resident of Burleson and Fort Worth, passed away Friday, April 29, 2016.

James Scott (Scotty) Henderson, 52, of Burleson, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Hillsboro.

The memorial services were 2 p.m. Monday, May 2, 2016, at Alsbury Baptist Church.

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