Adam King, right, defeated Mike Powell, left, in the Republican primary runoff election for Johnson County sheriff.
Burleson's Logan Decker will ride for the third time Saturday and Sunday in the North Texas High School Rodeo Association's Finals. He has secured the season saddle bronc championship.
Mike Powell, left, and Adam King, right, are vying to become Johnson County's 32nd sheriff.
Five new commissioned Burleson police officers participated in a badge-pinning Thursday. The officers are, front row, from left, Chris Price, Craig Noakes, Jonathan White, Dylon Kinney and Brandon Rousseau. They are joined by, back row, Capt. Randy Crum, Dep. Chief Doug Sandifer, Chief Billy Cordell and Capt. Melvin McGuire.

Local Elections

Adam King, right, defeated Mike Powell, left, in the Republican primary runoff election for Johnson County sheriff.

Adam King was the overwhelming choice to become the 32nd Johnson County sheriff.

Mike Powell, left, and Adam King, right, are vying to become Johnson County's 32nd sheriff.

It has been nearly three months since electors weighed in on the Johnson County sheriff's race, but voters have begun casting ballots and Tuesday will finally decide the position.

It has been nearly three months since electors weighed in on the Johnson County sheriff's race, but Monday early polls will open to begin to finally decide the position.

News Stories

Adam King, right, defeated Mike Powell, left, in the Republican primary runoff election for Johnson County sheriff.

Adam King was the overwhelming choice to become the 32nd Johnson County sheriff.

A search for an Arlington man in rural Johnson County ended Monday when Sheriff Bob Alford found the man's body next to a hand-dug grave near County Road 410, east of Sand Flat.

Burleson's Logan Decker will ride for the third time Saturday and Sunday in the North Texas High School Rodeo Association's Finals. He has secured the season saddle bronc championship.

Logan Decker won in three of the final four weekends of the regular season and will enter the North Texas High School Rodeo Association's finals with the championship secured.

Mike Powell, left, and Adam King, right, are vying to become Johnson County's 32nd sheriff.

It has been nearly three months since electors weighed in on the Johnson County sheriff's race, but voters have begun casting ballots and Tuesday will finally decide the position.

Gloria Gillaspie had a thought that her many life experiences and tribulations may make for an interesting read, but never seemed to get around to telling the story.

Sports

Centennial's swimming team had four members earn either  Academic All-State or Academic All-Americans or both this season.

Centennial basketball player Logan Dixon signed a letter of intent May 18 to play men’s basketball at Brookhaven College.

Centennial's Stephen Southall resently signed a letter of intent to compete in men's cross country and track at Sam Houston State University.

Burleson football coach Gary McElroy is putting his Elks through their final week of spring football drills.  BURLESON STAR/RICKY MOORE

Considering how good Burleson’s defense was last season, a statement made by Elks’ football coach Gary McElroy could have the rest Burleson’s opponents worried.

Centennial's football team will close out spring football drills with its annual spring game Friday at 6 p.m. at Centennial High School. BURLESON STAR/RICKY MOORE

Last Monday for the first time, Centennial football coach Kyle Geller and his staff had full compliment of players to work with during spring football as a handful of skill position players hit the

Obituaries

Herschel Clyde Winn passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2016, in Irving.

Alison Nicole Andrews, 40, of Burleson, passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2016, in Burleson.

Ruby “Marie” Minor, 87, of Burleson, passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2016, in Burleson.

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