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CHILD ADVOCACYCowboys for Kids is Friday-Saturday

Gala shifts to Alavardo's Diamond W Arena
The stars of Johnson County will be shining a little brighter this weekend.Notable rodeo cowboys and cowgirls, actors, entertainers, athletes and other celebrities will turn out Friday for the 17th annual Cowboys for Kids Roping the Stars Gala. Read More...
BUSINESSSam's Club opening delayed

Burleson residents may have to wait a while yet to visit the new Sam's Club.Though it's nearing completion, the store is not likely to open for several more months. Read More...
GOLF | CLASS 4A REGION I CHAMPIONSHIPSAlcorn just misses trip to state

Region I golf coaches from all classifications agree on one thing, the toughest thing about playing at the Region I championships in West Texas is dealing with the wind. Read More...
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COMMUNITYFriends turn out to support scouting

The character and leadership traits taught through scouting can last a lifetime, Jerry Payne said during Thursday's Friends of Scouting breakfast benefitting the Longhorn Council of Boys Scouts of America. Read More...
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...
Indiana cat missing 5 years reunited with owner

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip. Full Story
Bronze statue of Roger Ebert to be unveiled

CHICAGO (AP) — Roger Ebert's final blog posting last April ended with his hopeful sign-off, "I'll see you at the movies. Full Story
Marc Anthony to produce album in English

MIAMI (AP) — Marc Anthony's latest Spanish-language album 3.0 is a hit, and his single "Vivir mi vida" topped the charts for 18 months. Full Story