Godley and Venus ISDs will have a delayed start at 10 a.m. today because of inclement weather. All other Johnson County schools opened at regular time.
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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.
Cook case concludes
Barring unforeseen snags, the case involving Cleburne residents David and Angel Cook appears headed toward conclusion. The couple and representatives from the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services agreed to a mediated settlement Monday morning in the 413th District Court, which eliminates the need for a jury trial to determine custody of the couples’ seven children.
Couple ejected from motorcycle
Rescue workers transported a Joshua couple to a Fort Worth hospital Sunday afternoon after the motorcycle both were riding wrecked in Cleburne.
Church members may see money, but not pope
Members of a Granbury church who hoped to travel to the Vatican may get some of the money they paid for the trip back, but it’s too late to see Pope Francis, church member John Downing said Thursday.
The crossroads where a pair of railroad tracks intersect Farm-to-Market Road 917 in northeastern Johnson County isn’t a particularly memorable spot.
Time to cowboy up for kids at annual PBR event
Some of the best athletes in the world of professional bull riding, along with local and national celebrities, will cowboy up for a good cause Friday and Saturday at the 17th annual Cowboys for Kids event. Proceeds from the two-night event benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center of Johnson County.
Mayoral candidates offer contrasting visions
Two espoused their previous records and called for a referendum on the city’s direction going forward. The third left attendees in stitches, some laughing at, others with his presentation of performance art and plain-spoken directness delivered in a rural patois accompanied by a Big Gulp.
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