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Burleson ISD trustees name new high school principal
At Monday’s school board meeting, the Burleson ISD board of trustees named Wayne Leek the new principal at Burleson High School.
Burleson business owner turned country artist
Tiffany Carlen of Burleson is getting her big break in country music.
Burleson Centennial hires new principal
Mansfield ISD has lost two of its top officials to Johnson County. Mansfield’s Summit High School Principal Jimmy Neal has been named the Burleson Centennial High School principal.
Library earns employee of the quarter honors
Amanda Goshey’s customer service made her a shoo-in for the Burleson’s second Employee of the Quarter award. The award encompassed nominations from parks, recreation, golf, and the library. Goshey is a reference public services librarian at the Burleson Public Library.
There’s a new sheriff in town
Johnson County got a new sheriff Thursday, for the day at least. Sheriff Bob Alford officially swore in Luke Lange, 9, as sheriff for a day. Lange’s father, Ben Lange, purchased the day for his son during a VIP auction held by the Chisholm Trail 100 Club in April.
- Burleson ISD trustees name new high school principal
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