Felicia Braxton, left, and Mary Hurst, right, decompress after a recent House of Representitives hearing. BURLESON STAR/ben tinsley

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BURLESON – Monday, marks Memorial Day 2017.

BURLESON – It's official.

Felicia Braxton, left, and Mary Hurst, right, decompress after a recent House of Representitives hearing. BURLESON STAR/ben tinsley

AUSTIN – Once Texas Gov. Greg Abbott graces Senate Bill 524 with the stroke of a pen, the crime of “abuse of a corpse” will officially become a state jail felony.

Temperatures in the budget office at Johnson County and the other 253 counties in Texas must have been plummeting toward 32-degrees Thursday night as a proposed amendment introduced by Dist.

BURLESON – A mosquito trap test has tested positive for the West Nile Virus, city officials confirmed Friday.

Sports

GRAND PRAIRIE - After scoring 11 runs in a Game 1 win over Mansfield Legacy, Centennial’s baseball team went into a funk at the plate in the next two games.

Burleson football coach Gary McElroy and his staff entered spring drills with “areas of interest everywhere.”

Going into spring football drills, Centennial coach Kyle Geller’s main concern was finding a quarterback to replace three-year starter Payton Strambler.

Keene High School senior Mallory Stephens recently signed a letter of intent to play women’s basketball at East Texas Baptist University.

Centennial’s baseball team had things relatively easy in its best-of-three Class 5A Region II area-round playoff series with Dallas Woodrow Wilson.

Obituaries

Glen White, 76, of Burleson, passed away Monday, May 15, 2017.

Memorial services are 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at the Mountain Valley Funeral Home Chapel.

Randolph Edens Hyndman, 64, of Burleson, Texas, passed away Friday, May 12, 2017.

Caroline Olivia Marshall was welcomed into this world on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 6:05 a.m.  She was 4 pounds and 15 ounces.

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