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STOP, Texas Ranger arrest DPS trooper on drug charges
A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper has been arrested in connection with an ongoing narcotics investigation, said Adam King, commander of the Stop the Offender Program Special Crimes Unit.
Cleburne man killed in industrial accident
A 45-year-old Cleburne man has died following a Tuesday accident at KWS Manufacturing Company Ltd. near Burleson.
Burleson to explore options for water service
The Burleson City Council on Monday instructed city staff to start exploring water service and supply options for the future, after more than an hour of discussion centering on city utility costs. Those options, council members said, should include the possibility of Burleson building its own water treatment plant.
Burleson cancels tree lighting, fireworks
Burleson city officials announced this afternoon that the city’s tree lighting and fireworks show, scheduled for Saturday night, have been cancelled because of the winter storm predicted for the North Texas area this weekend.
Fifth lawsuit filed against teenage drunk driver
Relatives of a mother and daughter killed by a teenage drunk driver in July have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the boy, his father and his father’s company. It is the fifth lawsuit filed in connection with the deadly crash.
- STOP, Texas Ranger arrest DPS trooper on drug charges
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- Spartans hope experience leads to success