John Barnett, accompanied by his wife, Brenda, is sworn in as mayor of Coyote Flats by Johnson County Commissioner Don Beeson during a ceremony on Monday at the Precinct 4 office outside of Cleburne. The new mayor of Johnson County’s newest town said he already knows what his first duty is going to be. “I’m going to put an air conditioner in city hall,” Barnett said.
- Coyote Flats
- Thank you, from a grateful new city
- A new town with a new leader
ESD tax increase OK'd; Senate race goes to runoff
Final results are in for Coyote Flats, ESD election, SD-22 race
Election roundup and voting locations
Saturday brings a host of key city council races around Johnson County. The polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. For information on elections within the county, call 817-556-6197 or visit www.johnsoncountyelections.com, or call 817-556-6197. For information on Cleburne city elections, visit www.ci.cleburne.tx.us or call 817-645-0908.
Senate, ESD, Coyote Flats elections on tap Saturday
Voters will decide on three issues Saturday. Two of those are not county-wide, however.
A senator, taxes and a new city ... oh, my
Early voting for three area elections begins Monday and runs through May 4. One election affects all county voters, the other two voters in certain parts of the county.
Welcome to Coyote Flats, Texas
Cleburne, Keene and other Johnson County cities may soon be joined by a new burg dubbed Coyote Flats.
Williams to take on clerk’s job early
Curtis Douglas, county clerk since 1995 and serving his fourth term in office, tendered his resignation to Johnson County Judge Roger Harmon, which will become effective March 31.
Retiring county clerk to be honored
Johnson County Commissioners will consider approving contracts with Chesapeake Energy concerning mineral leases on county-owned land in Downtown Cleburne and Market Square and will host a reception for retiring County Clerk Curtis Douglas at its regular Monday meeting.
Residents seek to establish area as municipality
May 8 could become the birth date for Johnson County’s newest municipality.