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SCHOOLS | STEAMSTEAM officially opens at repurposed Frazier campus

Burleson ISD's first foray into a science, technology, engineering, art and math steered campus is complete.Superintendent Bret Jimerson, school trustees and other dignitaries officially opened STEAM Middle School of Choice during a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday evening at the former Frazier Elementary School. Read More...
Video in Precinct 3 race questions job performance
A waterfall of open records are being used in the Johnson County Precinct 3 commissioner's race, as former Commissioner Mark Carpenter attempts to win back his job and Commissioner Jerry Stringer tries to keep his. Read More...

Friends remember 'quiet giant' for giving
Service was always part of Bill Johnson's life in Burleson.Johnson, 74, passed away Jan. 19 in Fort Worth, but he left a lasting mark on Burleson. Read More...

Tarrant Co. rises to top spot in tax accounts
There are more tax accounts in Tarrant County than any other county in Texas, Tax Assessor-Collector Ron Wright says.Tarrant County recently surpassed Harris County in South Texas for the honor, attributed to business growth and the explosion in Barnett Shale mineral interests. Read More...

BUSINESS
BUSINESS | GIVINGCivitas donates $100K to Southwestern's nursing campaign

Civitas Senior Living has made a $100,000 donation to Southwestern Adventist University's campaign for a new nursing and administration building. Read More...
SPORTS
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SWIMMING | CLASS 5A REGION II CHAMPIONSHIPSCentennial's Eagle headed to state

Although he didn’t win an event at the Class 5A Region II swimming and diving championships, Centennial freshman Zach Eagle will compete in two events at the UIL Class 5A State championships. Read More...
LIFESTYLES
CITY | EVENTSValentine's dance is Saturday

Residents are invited to break out their dancing shoes for an evening of fun Saturday at the Burleson Recreation Center.The annual Father/Daughter and Mother/Son Valentine Dance, hosted by Burleson's parks and recreation department, is in two sessions, from 4-6:30 p. Read More...
TEXAS NEWS
COURTS | ETHAN COUCH'Affluenza' teen moved to Tarrant County's adult jail

Ethan Couch, the teen who killed four and injured others in a 2013 drunken driving crash on Burleson-Retta Road and was the subject of a December 2015 manhunt, has been moved from juvenile detention into a maximum-security area of the Tarrant County adult jail. Read More...
OBITUARIES
MARK RICE

Mark Rice, 35, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Fort Worth. Read More...
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Kanye West's super strict rules for Yeezy show models

Kanye West had some pretty strict rules for how models at his Yeezy Season 3 fashion extravaganza should display his clothes.