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Singing the Alma Mater
Bettie Bailey is known for her pastoral landscape scenes on canvas, but the local artist has recently been challenged by some in the community. She was first asked to paint rain barrels, and that led to a request to paint a Burleson Star newspaper stand. Burleson Star/BRIAN PORTER
Burleson Star/BRIAN PORTER

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Burleson Star/BRIAN PORTER

Summer official ended Monday morning as students returned to class in the Burleson ISD.

When students with a state-issued license to carry return to Texas public college campuses this fall they will be allowed to carry a concealed personal firearm, except in areas specifically prohibi

Hill College has unveiled its first mascot change in more than a decade.

Andrew Medford, 18, was killed when he lost control of his vehicle and died Thursday morning in a single-vehicle crash on the Chisholm Trail Parkway.

A Benbrook man was killed Thursday afternoon in a collision with a tractor-trailer in the 900 block of Interstate 35, south of Alsbury Boulevard.

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Burleson’s Sarah Reed strikes a ball during a match earlier this season.  BURLESON STAR/CHRIS JASO

Considering her team is just adjusting to playing together, Burleson volleyball coach D’Anna Newton set a goal over the weekend of reaching the gold bracket at Abilene’s Bev Ball Classic.

Centennial senior Haley Kimberling goes up for a kill during  the Lady Spartans loss Tuesday to South Grand Prairie. BURLESON STAR/CHRIS JASO

Centennial’s first volleyball tournament of the season ended with the Lady Spartans finishing second in the copper bracket at the ASC NIKE and Denton Ryan Classic in Carrollton over the weekend.

Conner Schrayer hauls in a pass during a Burleson’s practice Tuesday morning. The Elks scrimmage Friday morning at Azle.  BURLESON STAR/RICKY MORE

The weather has been kind to Burleson’s football team since they went to full pads Friday.

Centennial went to full pads Friday and their was plenty of contact during Tuesday’s practice in the rain.  BURLESON STAR/LYDIA DICKEY

So far things have gone well for Centennial’s football team since getting into pads and going full contact Friday morning.

Obituaries

Peter J. Corino, 78, passed away Friday, Aug. 19, 2016.

Mary Grace Wireman, 77, passed away Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016, at her Alvarado home.

She was born Jan. 21, 1939, to Robert and Mildred Pauline (Kiplinger) Rhodes in Springfield, Ohio.

Oliver Roy Overton, 83, of Burleson, passed away Monday, Aug. 15, 2016.

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