• 10 Things to Know for Friday - 08/27/2015 08:03 PM CDT
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    CITY COUNCIL | FINANCESProposed budget would call for steady tax rate

    Valuation increase could lead to higher tax bills
    Residents have a chance to weigh in on the city's 2015-16 budget during a public hearing at 7 p.m. Sept. 8.Council members have discussed keeping taxes at the same rate, 74 cents per $100 of property valuation. Read More...
    Emergency fair opportunity to get prepared
    What should you do in the event of an emergency? Do your children know safety protocol?These answers will be provided during the third annual Johnson County Emergency Preparedness Fair, from 9 a. Read More...

    Midnight fire claims family's home
    Four people were able to escape a house fire that started shortly before midnight Monday.Firefighters were called to the scene of the fire at 11:59 p. Read More...

    Hamm Creek reopens; pass-holders to get extension
    CLEBURNE – Annual pass-holders at Hamm Creek Park won't be penalized for an act of God.Spring flooding left so much debris in the park that it had to be closed for 90 days, County Commissioner Rick Bailey said, and annual pass holders could not access the park. Read More...

    BUSINESS
    CITY COUNCIL | OLD TOWNAs BPD moves out, developer eyes space

    A center for higher education has been proposed as the future use for the site of the current Burleson Police Department building. Read More...
    SPORTS
    (BREANNA GUSTIN/BURLESON STAR)
    FOOTBALL | BURLESON VS. FORT WORTH WESTERN HILLS, 7 p.m. FRIDAY At CLARK STADIUMImproved Cougars face Elks

    A year ago, Burleson ran roughshod over Fort Worth Western Hills winning 63-6 in the Elks' season-opener.Elks' fans shouldn't expect a similar result when Burleson takes on Western Hills at 7 p. Read More...
    LIFESTYLES
    (Burleson Star/Courtesy Photo)
    ENTERTAINMENT | MUSICCasey Donahew concert to benefit Special Olympics

    The Casey Donahew Band is performing a live show at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 3 at Pop's Garage, 3709 Cockrell Ave. in Fort Worth, to benefit more than 3,800 Special Olympics Texas athletes in the Fort Worth area. Read More...
    TEXAS NEWS
    Houston's 2 airports set passenger records in 2013

    HOUSTON (AP) More people than ever are passing through Houston's two major airports. Year-end traffic reports released Tuesday by the Houston Airport System show Hobby Airport was used by 11. Read More...
    (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP)
    Virginia TV shooting delays 'Mr Robot' finale

    USA Network says episode contains scene similar to Wednesday’s killing of two journalists on live TV and will pushed back out of respect for victims.