• 10 Things to Know for Tuesday - 09/01/2014 08:04 PM CDT
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    (Burleson Star/COURTESY JESSICE TAYLOR)
    PEOPLELocal man crafted prize for A&M-S. Carolina game

    A trophy that will be handed to the winners of this year’s football game between Texas A&M and the University of South Carolina started in the hands of a sculptor from Keene. Read More...
    BUSINESS
    (Burleson Star/File Photo)
    BUSINESSBrown honored for 50 years in banking

    Linda Brown has been honored by the Texas Bankers Foundation, a philanthropic arm of the Texas Bankers Association, for a banking career that has lasted 50 years. Read More...
    SPORTS
    FOOTBALL: Elks 63, FW Western Hills 6Elks roll big in opener, 63-6

    The Elks' engine was cranking on all cylinders Friday.Burleson's offense scored on its first six offensive drives of the season, compiled 503 total yards and behind defensive end Kenneth Mann the defense stifled Fort Worth Western Hills, cruising to a 63-6 victory in a football season opener at Burleson Stadium. Read More...
    LIFESTYLES
    (BURLESON STAR/AMBER WASHINGTON)
    San Antonio perfect locale for 'babymoon'

    First of all, if you're pregnant, congratulations! It will be one of the happiest, most tiring and anxiety-ridden times of your life. 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...
    OBITUARIES
    WILLIAM AARON STOWE

    Covington -- William Aaron Stowe, 34, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Covington. Read More...
    Police: Utah suspect swallows stolen ring

    OREM, Utah (AP) — Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it. Full Story
    (Andy Barron/AP)
    Burning Man festival draws peak crowd of 66,000

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the northern Nevada desert. Full Story