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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

OpenDoor Church pastor Troy Brewer announced the formation of ODC Emergency Relief Operation during a meeting Thursday at the church.  BURLESON STAR/SARA BROOKS

Giving Johnson County an avenue to help with emergency relief efforts for Hurricane Harvey and future disasters in the south, OpenDoor Church Pastor Troy Brewer has mobilized church resources to fo

Sports

After falling behind early, Burleson roared by scoring 23 first-half points on the away to 29-15 home win over Weatherford Friday night at Burleson ISD Stadium.

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

Burleson sophomore Elias Word finished ninth in a time of 17 minutes, 17.97 seconds at Saturday’s Centennial Invitational. BURLESON STAR/SHAW STUDIOS

Burleson’s cross country team keeps getting better with each meet.

Going into Friday’s home-opener with Fort Worth Paschal, Burleson football coach Gary McElroy had some concerns.

HURST – With 23 seconds to play, Centennial’s Kelton Tezeno came free around the corner and blocked a possible game-winning field goal as the Spartans defeated Birdville, 14-13, at the Birdville IS

Obituaries

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

 

David Wilburn Sharp, 92, of Burleson, Texas, died Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Edmond, Okla.

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