News Stories

Holly Van Straten arrived in Burleson from New York with a stuffed owl in hand.

A motorist shot at in a road rage incident last week in Burleson does not appear to have been injured.

Centennial High School has named the members of its 2016 homecoming court. The king and queen will be announced during Friday's football game against Cleburne.

Members of the Burleson High School Class of 1976 gathered during a 40th anniversary celebration related to homecoming festivities. Members of the class are shown.

Burleson is still small enough for the rumor mill to work quite well.

Sports

Facing a Cleburne offense that had racked up 554.5 yards and 54 points per game Centennial didn’t flinch in its District 9-5A matchup Friday night at Burleson ISD Stadium.

Jaylen Johnson scored on three straight possessions Friday, compiling 191 yards on eight receptions to carry Burleson past Joshua, 45-3, at Owl Stadium.

Centennial's mascot Sparty made it way to the big show Sept. 17 when Sparty performed with Texas Rangers mascot Rangers Captain during presume festivities.

Burleson’s Zach McDaniel (27) and Isaiah Nelson sandwich Granbury running back Michael Mulholland during Friday’s 35-13 District 9-5A win.  BURLESON STAR/LYDIA DICKEY

Kody Gentry’s interception was followed two plays later last Friday by Hayden Whitten’s 5-yard, game-winning touchdown run to lift Burleson past Granbury, 35-13, at Burleson ISD Stadium in front of

Centennial’s Ethan Quintanilla and Blake Birdwell (5) bring down Crowley running back Roderick Williams during the Spartans, 37-21, District 9-5A opening loss Friday at Crowley’s Eagle Stadium.  BURLESON STAR/CHRIS JASO

CROWLEY – Centennial football coach Kyle Geller summed up Friday’s loss to Crowley succinctly in his post-game interview.

Obituaries

Grant B. “Van” Couch, 50, passed away Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016.

Grapevine -- Carolyn Johnson "Karo" Everitt, 80, a retired Meteorologist Tech., passed away Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016.

Ralph Edward Benson, 88, of Joshua, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016.

Memorial services are 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, at Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 1420 CR 903, Cleburne.

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