Burleson’s Joe O’Brien returns a shot during the Elks’ District 9-5A team tennis victory over Centennial Spet. 12. The Elks are 4-0 in district play.  BURLESON STAR/MARCEL SCHATZMANN
Burleson’s Caleb Lewis ran for three scores in the Elks’ 29-13 win over Weatherford Friday night. The Elks are 3-0 headed into their District 9-5A opener Sept. 29 at Granbury. BURLESON STAR/TOMMY WHITWORTH
Centennial’s Kelton Tezeno flipped into the end zone during the Spartans’ 41-35 triple overtime loss at White Settlement Brewer.  BURLESON STAR/ROY HIATT

News Stories

A gas line leak has forced the closure of a road and buildings in Burleson.

BURLESON – The Texas Rangers have been asked to investigate two shootings of the same man that took place shortly before 3 p.m. Friday at a residence in the 800 block of Pecan Street.

Anyone who plays a quick game of Dungeons and Dragons outside the Guinn Justice Center will have to remove their knives and swords before entering the building.

Burleson police this week continued their investigation into the Aug. 31 burglary of a Joshua Baptist Church trailer that contained goods originally designated for Hurricane Harvey relief.

Burleson’s police and fire departments answered the call last week in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Heading to the coast to aid were, from left, Burleson Police Chief Billy Cordell, Burleson Fire Inspector David Butler, Burleson Firefighter James Pribble and Burleson Police Sgt. Bob Sherman. BURLESON STAR/COURTESY PHOTO

Burleson Police Chief Billy Cordell said some of the sights he witnessed during his deployment to the Texas Gulf Coast area for relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey were unbelievable

Sports

Burleson’s Joe O’Brien returns a shot during the Elks’ District 9-5A team tennis victory over Centennial Spet. 12. The Elks are 4-0 in district play.  BURLESON STAR/MARCEL SCHATZMANN

Doubles play set the tone last Tuesday for the Burleson tennis team as the Elks defeated Centennial, 13-6, in District 9-5A play,

Burleson’s Caleb Lewis ran for three scores in the Elks’ 29-13 win over Weatherford Friday night. The Elks are 3-0 headed into their District 9-5A opener Sept. 29 at Granbury. BURLESON STAR/TOMMY WHITWORTH

After falling behind early, Burleson scored 23 unanswered first-half points on the way to 29-15 home win over Weatherford Friday night at Burleson ISD Stadium.

Centennial’s Kelton Tezeno flipped into the end zone during the Spartans’ 41-35 triple overtime loss at White Settlement Brewer.  BURLESON STAR/ROY HIATT

The string finally ran out on Centennial Friday night in third overtime.

Burleson’s Sarah Reid goes up for a ball during the Lady Elks’ District 9-5A win over Everman Tuesday night. BURLESON STAR/RICKY MOORE

Burleson’s volleyball coach D’Anna Newton has been concerned about the up-and-down play of her middle blockers this season.

Centennials’ Casey Hendrixson serves the ball during a match earlier this season.  BURLESON STAR/RICKY MOORE

The offense that was lacking in a District 9-5A loss to Granbury on Friday returned Tuesday night as Centennial swept past Arlington Seguin, 26-24, 25-21, 23-25, 25-16, in the Lady Spartans first d

Obituaries

MENARD, TEXAS – Billy D. Wall Sr. (Bill), 91, died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at home in Menard.

Alvarado- Tony Ray Winnegar, 51, passed away Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, at his home in Alvarado.

To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. II Corinthians 5:8

 

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