Centennial sophomore Jacob Meador tossed seven shutout innings Tuesday as the Spartans defeated Burleson, 4-0, in a District 9-5A game.  BURLESON STAR/RICKY MOORE

News Stories

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.

Before April showers can bring May flowers, the month has already returned Burleson to the positive side of the sales tax revenue ledger.

BURLESON -- Police are investigating the death of a 23-month-old boy that officials say was restrained in a child seat in the back of his family's vehicle for at least five hours.

Sports

Centennial first trip to the Class 5A Region II track and field championships will be a busy one with seven athletes competing in seven events.

Burleson senior Cesar Limones stayed on track in his quest to return to the UIL Class 5A track and field championships by qualifying in two events Thursday at the District 9-5A/10-5A area champions

Centennial sophomore Jacob Meador tossed seven shutout innings Tuesday as the Spartans defeated Burleson, 4-0, in a District 9-5A game.  BURLESON STAR/RICKY MOORE

All the pieces were there for a possible epic pitching duel between Centennial sophomore Jacob Meador and Burleson senior Christian Hallack.

Centennial softball recognized its senior class Thursday night. Shown are, from left, coach Shannon Sullivan, Crystal Peebles, Haley Kimberling, Sydney Friend, Marley Eller, Ashley Brookman and coach Natalie Barton.  BURLESON STAR/RICKY MOORE

Centennial’s softball team closed out District 9-5A play Tuesday night with a 6-1 road win at Joshua.

Burleson’s softball program honored its senior class Tuesday night. Shown are, from left, Shania Santillan, Taylor Sutton, Allie Black, Saeya Esparza, Zoe Miranda and coach Summer Owen.  BURLESON STAR/RICKY MOORE

Thanks to an 11-2 District 9-5A win over Everman Tuesday night, Burleson’s softball team will open the playoffs next week on a five-game winning streak.

Obituaries

William “Bill” Howard Menkins, 78, passed away Saturday, April 1, 2017, at his home in Joshua, Texas, after a long illness.

Aransas Pass- Jerrid Edgar Haskin I, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017. He was 64.

All services will be private.

David Chester McDonough, 74, passed from this earth and joined Jesus Christ on Friday, March 31, 2017, at his home in Burleson, Texas.

A memorial service will be held at a later date

Burleson Star

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PO Box 909
Burleson, TX 76028-0909

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