When my dad was growing up, around 1915, young boys wore dresses before they were allowed to wear short pants. A boy felt he was becoming a man when he received his first pair of long pants, his “
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Buster: I heard a Burleson old timer speak about the famous Burleson cattle barn. What about it? Where was it? Do you know?
Ray: I am a big fan of high school sports and looking forward to watching the Burleson high schools play basketball this season.
Phil: Someone told me that there used to be a community five miles south of Burleson called Marysville or Marystown, or something like that. What happened to it?
John Duke Smith celebrated his 80th birthday last week during a surprise gathering of his friends from the Burleson Heritage Foundation.
Alene: I understand that you have experience with property values. Please explain why the value of my home in Burleson seems to increase every year.
Jimmy Joe: Your weekly commentary inspired me to unclutter my mind by seeking answers to several questions I have had about old Burleson.
Julia: I was touched by your commentary regarding Douglas Bransom’s Mother’s Day poem written during World War II.
Doyle: Please read and comment on a Mother’s Day poem mailed in 1943 by my oldest brother, Douglas Bransom, to our mother. Douglas was serving in the U.S.