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Kansas cowboy Carrson Hiatt was one of the professional bull riders who competed at the 2013 Cowboys for Kids PBR event in Cleburne.

  • Time to cowboy up for kids at annual PBR event

    Some of the best athletes in the world of professional bull riding, along with local and national celebrities, will cowboy up for a good cause Friday and Saturday at the 17th annual Cowboys for Kids event. Proceeds from the two-night event benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center of Johnson County.

    April 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • Screen shot 2014-04-21 at 8.46.18 AM.png Suburban cowboys

    The crossroads where a pair of railroad tracks intersect Farm-to-Market Road 917 in northeastern Johnson County isn’t a particularly memorable spot.  

    April 21, 2014 4 Photos

  • Charles and Gracie 1.jpg Burleson shelter reunites dog with California truck driver

    A California truck driver was reunited with his pit bull recently thanks to the family that took care of her, the police officer who found her, and the animal shelter staff that found the microchip.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • BPD arrests Cleburne man on child porn charges

    A Cleburne man arrested last October on charges of sexual abuse of a child was arrested again this week on four charges of possession of child pornography.

    April 18, 2014

  • Court approves additional costs for CASA radar

    Johnson County commissioners on Monday approved an additional $5,300 toward the installation of the Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere weather radar unit allocated to the county by the North Central Texas Council of Governments.

    April 16, 2014

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Burleson Centennial Coach Kyle Geller said running back Demarcus Williams will be a key figure in the Spartans’ success for the 2013 season.

  • Spartans hope experience leads to success

    The Burleson Centennial Spartans look to rebound from last year’s disappointing 3-7 record by finishing close games in 2013 — something the team struggled to do in its first season of official UIL district-play football in 2012.

    July 9, 2013 1 Photo

  • Elks ‘excited’ for 2013 season

    The 2013 season brings new hope for the Elks, and Coach Gary McElroy said there is excitement surrounding the Burleson football program heading into the new season.

    July 3, 2013

  • DSC_4550r.JPG Elite talent abound in All-County softball superlative selections

    The Pinnacle Bank 2013 All-Johnson County softball team was announced this week and four schools were represented in the superlative selections, led by co-most valuable players Kalani Basham of Grandview and Sam Montes of Burleson.

    June 15, 2013 2 Photos

  • DSC_4532r.JPG Centennial, Grandview lead All-County teams

    The Pinnacle Bank 2013 All-Johnson County softball first and second teams were announced this week, and Burleson Centennial and Grandview lead the way with total number of selections while all teams were represented with at least two selections.

    June 15, 2013 2 Photos

  • DSC_3165.JPG Centennial pitcher taken in MLB draft

    Burleson Centennial senior pitcher Casey Shane was selected by the Cleveland Indians in the Major League Baseball first-year player draft on Friday.

    June 7, 2013 1 Photo

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