• Elks roll big in opener, 63-6 - 08/30/2014 12:01 AM CDT
  • Lady Elks cruise through pool play - 08/29/2014 10:47 AM CDT
  • Heat wears down Lady Spartans - 08/29/2014 10:44 AM CDT
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    (Burleson Star/COURTESY JESSICE TAYLOR)
    PEOPLELocal man crafted prize for A&M-S. Carolina game

    08/26/2014 11:29 AM CDT
    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. 
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    BHS enrollment to grow faster than CHS
    08/26/2014 11:31 AM CDT - There will be about 3,900 students enrolled in grades 9-12 in the Burleson ISD within 10 years – a boost of about 74 students per year from enrollment reported in 2013-14 – a demographics report presented to Burleson ISD trustees found. Read More...

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    (Vincent Yu/AP)
    Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

    HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub. Full Story
    TEXAS NEWS
    American, US Airways tweak fees, mileage rules

    DALLAS (AP) — If you use miles to get a free ticket on American Airlines, you may have to pay to check that suitcase. Full Story
    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...
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    (Burleson Star/COURTESY JESSICE TAYLOR)
    PEOPLELocal man crafted prize for A&M-S. Carolina game

    08/26/2014 11:29 AM CDT
    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...
    BHS enrollment to grow faster than CHS
    08/26/2014 11:31 AM CDT - There will be about 3,900 students enrolled in grades 9-12 in the Burleson ISD within 10 years – a boost of about 74 students per year from enrollment reported in 2013-14 – a demographics report presented to Burleson ISD trustees found. Read More...

    Students open new BISD year Tuesday
    08/22/2014 06:55 PM CDT - The first school bells of the year will be ringing Tuesday.Students will return to all Burleson ISD campuses for the start of the 2014-15 school year. Read More...

    Williams unveils tax-cut plan
    08/22/2014 06:53 PM CDT - Business leaders quizzed U.S. Rep. Roger Williams on Washington's policies and their potential effect on the local economy when he stopped in for a visit Tuesday at the Burleson Area Chamber of Commerce. Read More...

    School zones to be active starting Tuesday
    08/22/2014 06:46 PM CDT - Motorists are being cautioned to slow down this week as school zones become active and as children return to class.“Remember when schools zones are active, children are active and they don’t stop to see if it’s clear before they dart across the street,” said Burleson Traffic Sgt. Read More...

    Flashing yield lights on way to 174
    08/22/2014 06:44 PM CDT - Drivers along Texas 174 may start noticing even more changes in the coming weeks. The Texas Department of Transportation announced this week that it would be installing flashing yellow arrow signals at select left-turn lanes along the highway. Read More...

    Cowan resigns Joshua PD post
    08/21/2014 04:31 PM CDT - Joshua Police Chief Tom Cowan has resigned effective Aug. 27 at 5 p.m., Joshua's Interim City Manager Chester Nolen said Thursday. 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