News Stories

Just about every commissioners court session, commissioners consider platting ordinances, requests for septic systems and applications for water wells, each of which impacts the water table.

BURLESON – Six boys believed to have participated in several local vehicle burglaries and two auto thefts were apprehended and taken into custody by police last week, officials confirmed.

BURLESON –  The magic number for Todd Hulsey was “54” Saturday as he soundly defeated Pam Grant Tatum in the runoff race for Place 4 on the Burleson City Council.

BURLESON –  A mosquito trap tested positive for the West Nile virus on Friday, June 16, the city’s environmental services division has announced.

BURLESON – As many as 170 Muslims from the area attended a special Saturday night dinner held in observance of Ramadan.


Centennial senior second baseman Sydney Friend led her team again this season and her play caught the eye of the coaches of District 9-5A as she was honored as the Most Valuable Player of the distr

Burleson’s senior third baseman Zoe Miranda was a first-team member of the District 9-5A softball team. Lady Elks’ sophomore shortstop Natali Wheeler was also on the first-team.  BURLESON STAR/RICKY MOORE

Considering what she meant to Burleson’s softball team, Lady Elks coach Summer Owen was a little surprised that senior third baseman Zoe Miranda didn’t land a superlative slot on the District 9-5A

Approaching his second-year leading Burleson’s tennis program, coach Cody Godfrey held his first tennis camp June 8-9.

Joshua’s Jake Vance will compete in saddle bronc riding at the National High School Finals Rodeo that will take place July 16-22 in Gillette, Wyoming.

The future of Elk football was on display last Monday through Wednesday as Burleson football coach Gary McElroy and his staff held the first of two summer camps.


Jerry Jean Wilkerson, born on July 19, 1931, passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at 8:58 p.m.

Dwight Stanley Lilly, age 72, of Burleson, Texas, died Monday evening, June 12, 2017, at Texas Health Huguley Hospital, with his wife, Bobbie, and their two adult daughters, Loren and Deanna, by hi

Shirlee Roberts Hughes, 79, passed away Monday, June 12, 2017, in Weatherford, Texas.

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