MILITARY | FORT HOOD SHOOTINGVictims of '09 attack get Purple Hearts

A five-year effort to reclassify a Nov. 5, 2009, attack on military personnel in a medical processing station at Fort Hood from workplace violence to terrorism led Friday to 45 active-duty, former and deceased servicemen and women being presented the Purple Heart. Read More...
BUSINESS
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BUSINESS | GROUND BREAKINGHarley dealership turns dirt in Burleson

Frigid temperatures couldn't keep motorcycle fans from turning out for a groundbreaking ceremony for Stampede Harley-Davidson Friday morning, starting a several months-long project which should complete sometime this summer. Read More...
SPORTS
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SOFTBALL | CENTENNIAL12, BURLESON 0Friend, Scott help Lady Spartans blast Lady Elks

Two years ago, Sydney Friend watched her sister Logan hit a home run for Burleson in a 12-8 loss to Centennial at Burleson. Read More...
LIFESTYLES
CHURCHES | LIFEGATEExpansion project complete at Lifegate Church

Lifegate Church will celebrate the the completion of an expansion project with a grand opening service at 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday. 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
TOMMY JOHNSTON II

Tommy Johnston II, 53, of Cleburne, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015, in Fort Worth. Read More...
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Highway abuzz with millions of bees after big truck tips

LYNNWOOD, Wash. (AP) — A tractor-trailer carrying millions of honeybees overturned on a highway north of Seattle early Friday, scattering hives and sending white-suited beekeepers scrambling to save as many insects as they could. Full Story
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Facsimile of first Elvis recording re-released by Jack White

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After anonymously buying Elvis' first-ever recording at a January auction, Jack White is offering a limited-run vinyl re-release of "My Happiness" and "That's When Your Heartaches Begin" at his Third Man Records in Nashville. Full Story