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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.


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.

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.


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.

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Burleson, TX 76028-0909

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