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An accomplice in the murder of Todd Neal Jr. has been arrested.

College tuition is pricey, no question.

When seeking employment as a deputy with the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, a candidate must successfully complete two job interviews: one for the sheriff’s office and another for the second job

Cresson Fire Department Chief Ron Becker has been a busy man this summer.

You may have seen Chad Duncan standing at different street corners in Burleson holding up a sign that says, ‘everybody love everybody.’ Duncan bravely spends a few hours each week doing this even t


Centennial senior Gracie Mortion earned Most Valuable Player honors on the District 9-5A softball team.  BURLESON STAR/RICKY MOORE

Going into the season, Centennial’s softball team had its work cut out for it.

After seeing them in her summer sports camps over the year, Burleson softball coach Summer Owen knew that freshman Brailey Wasik and Audrey Schneidmiller were something special.

Phil Anderson has been the Burleson ISD Athletic Director for the past eight years and was the assistant athletic director for four years.  COURTESY PHOTO/JASO’s PICASSOS PHOTOGRPAHY

Many people count Burleson ISD Athletic Director Phil Anderson as a friend and two weeks ago, Anderson received an outpouring of prayers, good thoughts and love when he suffered a bleed in his brai

Trovocie Jackson was recently hired to be the second head boys basketball coach at Centennial. Jackson takes over the Spartans’ program after a season as head coach at Belton. BURLESON STAR/RICKY MOORE

When Trovocie Jackson learned about the opening for a boys head basketball coach at Centennial, he knew he had to apply for the job.

Last week, Centennial boys basketball coach Trovocie  Jackson held his first camp.  Burleson Star sports editor Ricky Moore took photos at the camp.


Alice (Cepak) Janecka, age 78, of Burleson, passed away Friday, July 13, 2018, in Waco.

David Guttery, 84, of Burleson, passed away Friday, June 1, 2018.

Alfred (Al) Lee Branch, Jr.

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