Centennial sophomore Zack Eagle finished third in the 100-yard butterfly Saturday at the UIL Class 5A swimming and diving championships.

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JOHNSON COUNTY – A 37-year-old Cleburne man who led area authorities on a high-speed car chase Thursday (Feb.

BURLESON – A total of five people have filed for candidacy in the May 6 school board election, according to the candidate list provided Friday, Feb.

Safety was on the minds of Johnson County commissioners Monday as they turned down a request for a special sale of fireworks while approving the purchase of body armor for sheriff’s deputies and pr

BURLESON – The Burleson ISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously Monday night to present voters with an $85 million bond package and tax ratification election on May 6.

Influenza is continuing to rise in Johnson County and most of the U.S. as we approach the peak of flu season.

Sports

Centennial sophomore Zack Eagle finished third in the 100-yard butterfly Saturday at the UIL Class 5A swimming and diving championships.

When Centennial sophomore Zack Eagle stepped on the deck of the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on the campus of the University of Texas in Austin Saturday afternoon he had one thought in

Centennial's Bree Gustin jumps high to save the ball during the Lady Spartans area-round playoff win over Dallas Conrad Thursday. BURLESON STAR/RICKY MOORE

CEDAR HILL - On the bus ride to Cedar Hill, Centennial senior guard Bree Gustin thought to herself that she wasn’t ready for her career as a Lady Spartan to be over.

Junior center fielder Gracie Morton returns for Centennial this season. BURLESON STAR/RICKY MOORE

Even though Centennial’s softball team enters the season highly-ranked coming off a loss in the Class 5A Region I semifinals, Lady Spartans coach Shannon Sullivan isn’t worried about the possibilit

Centennial sophomore Zach Eagle, left, will compete in two events over the weekend at the UIL Class 5A state swimming and diving championships. Centennial’s swim coach is Jeremy Martin, right. BURLESON STAR/AMDREA SCHREINER

As a freshman last season, Centennial’s Zach Eagle approached swimming at the UIL Class 5A state swimming and diving championships as “like any other meet.”

Centennial’s Zach Elliot goes up for block during Tuesday’s win over Everman.  BURLESON STAR/RICKY MOORE

Sometimes you have to make your own luck, and Centennial’s boys basketball team did just that Tuesday night defeating Everman, 50-41, in both team’s District 9-5A finale to clinch a playoff berth.

Obituaries

Chad Aaron Parker, 34, of Burleson, Texas, passed away Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, in Fort Worth, Texas.

Barbara Gayle Boman Goodsite, 68, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Sunday, February 12, 2017, after a lengthy battle with cancer.

Aaron Ray Stevens, born Jan.

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