From left, Salvation Army staff members Richard Sharp, Director Elizabeth Aranguren and Deborah Clark organize the toys, candy and pre-filled Easter baskets donated by Cleburne High School Beta Club and Key Club members. The Easter baskets will be distributed to children served by the Salvation Army and given to those who attend Sunday church services held at the Salvation Army’s Cleburne headquarters.
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A box containing custom-made reins addressed to a woman in Placerville, Calif., sits on the counter just inside the door at McDaniel Custom Saddle. Ron McDaniel stands behind the counter, packing three custom-made leather knife sheaths that are headed to Pennsylvania.
The top 12 government programs ever
Which federal programs and policies succeed in being cost-effective and targeting those who need them most? These two tests are obvious: After all, why would we spend taxpayers' money on a program that isn't worth what it costs or helps those who do not need help?
Two downtown buildings deemed unsafe
Cleburne Building and Standards Commission members ordered fencing placed around two adjoining downtown buildings by Saturday for public safety reasons during their April 16 meeting.
Adams students become entrepreneurs
A group of Adams Elementary School fourth-graders have taken on the role of entrepreneurs in an effort to raise funds for their annual trip to YMCA Camp Grady Spruce.
Driver bugs out; woman sweeps her way into jail
The culprit of a Monday single-vehicle accident was long gone by the time Cleburne police and firefighters arrived on scene. Rescue workers responded at 9:50 p.m. to the 2200 block of North Main to find a Chevrolet Silverado with heavy front end and undercarriage damage.
RVISD assigned TEA monitor
When the Texas Education Agency assigned Bobby Parker of Waxahachie to monitor Rio Vista ISD, his first job was to potentially shut the struggling district down.
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ESD paramedic delivers baby on the side of the road
Lt. Donny Hallmark has been a paramedic for about 10 years, and he’s seen more than one baby being born. But Tuesday morning was a first for the Johnson County Emergency Services District No. 1 firefighter when he helped deliver a baby by himself — in a car on the side of the road.
Open carry advocates
A handful of Second Amendment activists gathered on the courthouse square in Cleburne Saturday afternoon for an open carry rally, advocating for Texans’ right to openly carry a handgun.
King’s Daughters create dresses for girls around the world
Somewhere in the world a girl will be wearing a dress made by someone in Cleburne.
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