Kent Tucker-Brock
JCRW scholarships
Cowboys for Kids
Danielle Thompson
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar
ESD President R.C. McFall

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Kent Tucker-Brock

Kent Tucker, vice president of Texas Health Huguley Hospital, is honored by Brock Elementary School for leading a mentoring program with students.

JCRW scholarships

Phoebe Chambers, fourth from left, and Travis Tilton, fifth from left, were presented last week with Polly Guthrie Memorial Scholarships in the amount of $2,500 by Johnson County Republican Women.

Cowboys for Kids

Sheriff Bob Alford chases down a bad guy in a Wild West Show performance in Saturday's Ranch Rodeo, concluding the Cowboys for Kids fundraiser benefiting the Johnson County Children's Advocacy Cent


Natali Wheeler and Burleson open their area-round playoff series with Saginaw Boswell Friday at 3 p.m. BURLESON STAR/RICKY MOORE

The Class 5A Region I area-round best-of-three softball playoff series between Burleson and Saginaw Boswell has been resecheduled.

Burleson senior Arielle Burfine signed a letter of intent Friday to compete in women’s swimming at the University of the Ozarks. Seated with Arielle is her mother Nancy Honeycutt.

Burleson senior Brayden Goebel signed a letter of intent Friday to compete in men’s swimming at Wayland Baptist University. Seated with Brayden is his father Steve Goebel.

Local Elections

CLEBURNE – Only about one-third of those who cast a ballot in the Johnson County Republican Party’s primary election will return to participate in a runoff that will decide the next Johnson County

This decision will be a big one for Johnson County.

I have been a lifelong resident of Johnson County and have known Mike Powell of his life, as I am his sister.


Cora Lou Jessen, age 80, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at her home in Burleson, Texas, surrounded by her loving family.

Cloyce McDonald, 90, long time resident of Burleson and Fort Worth, passed away Friday, April 29, 2016.

James Scott (Scotty) Henderson, 52, of Burleson, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Hillsboro.

The memorial services were 2 p.m. Monday, May 2, 2016, at Alsbury Baptist Church.

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