Shane O’Rourke and his wife Amber attended the national Republican Convention in Cleveland. COURTESY PHOTO/SHANE O'ROURKE

News Stories

BURLESON – A 4-year-old girl died Tuesday morning as the result of a four-vehicle collision in the 800 block on North I-35W – just south of Alsbury, authorities said.

It’s still there.
The church steeple the young soldier from Kingston, near Farmersville, about 85 miles northeast of Burleson, saw from the edge of the woods is still there.

BURLESON –  A suspected serial thief was captured by Burleson police Sunday, Jan.

Just as the Green Bay Packers’ Mason Crosby was kicking the Cowboys out of the postseason, Mother Nature kicked Johnson County with some high winds, torrential rains and the threat of a tornado.

Burleson resident, Fabian Sonora, 21, lost his life in the early morning hours Monday in Fort Worth, according to the Fort Worth Police Department.

Sports

Centennial’s boys basketball team bounced back from its first District 9-5A loss Tuesday night with a 42-35 home victory over Joshua.

Burleson’s Justin McMaster goes for rebound during a game earlier this season. BURLESON STAR/RICKY MOORE

It’s tough to find a bright spot in a loss but Burleson boys basketball coach Alan Dubose was able to find a silver lining in Tuesday’s 58-51 District 9-5A road loss to Arlington Seguin.

Molly McCalla, shown in action earlier this  season, scored 20 points in Centennial’s win over Joshua Tuesday. BURLESON STAR/CHRIS JASO

A newcomer and veteran played major roles in Centennial’s 75-27 District 9-5A victory over Joshua at home Tuesday night.

Burleson's Jailah Ivory puts up a shot during a game earlier this season. BURLESON STAR/CHRIS JASO

Burleson’s girls basketball team opened the first quarter of Tuesday’s District 9-5A game at Arlington Seguin strong.

Joshua’s Trip Vick, a Burleson resident, recently signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Vanguard University of Southern California.

Obituaries

Larry Laverne Foley, age 74, of Crowley, Texas, passed away Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, peacefully, with family by his side after a brief battle with cancer.

Patricia Jean Horn went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017.

Carolyn would like to let you know that after 84 years, her work here on Earth is done. She graduated from Earth University and will continue living forever in Heaven.

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