Cleburne utility clerk Donna Steadman, left, receives a flu shot from Cleburne firefighter Travis Ball. City employees received flu shots and a chili lunch last week at the Cleburne Conference Center.
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City council approves permit for go-kart track
After months of starts and stops, plans to open a go-kart track in east Cleburne appear to be back on track. Cleburne City Council members, during their Tuesday meeting, conditionally approved a special use permit to allow the land to be used as a go-kart track and entertainment facility.
Arena namesake Tom Frank Jones dies
Longtime Cleburne native and resident Tom Frank Jones died Tuesday. He was 82.
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AxoGen announces Burleson distribution facility
The city of Burleson and AxoGen Inc., a company that creates surgical solutions for peripheral nerve repair, have forged an agreement that will see AxoGen opening a new national distribution facility within the Burleson city limits as early as the first quarter of 2014, according to a report published Wednesday by BioNews Texas.
BISD gets opinion on audit
Paul Fitts, a CPA and partner for Weaver accounting firm, on Monday told Burleson ISD board members that his firm’s recent audit showed no significant problems with the district’s finances and accounting. He said his firm is giving the district “an unqualified opinion, also called a clean opinion.”
Federal budget deal would have new hires pay more into pensions
Federal employees hired after Jan. 1 will make higher contributions toward their retirement benefits than current workers under a budget deal announced Tuesday night.
Couch receives probation in fatal accident
A Tarrant County district judge’s decision to sentence a 16-year-old who admitted blame in a drunk-driving crash that killed four and severely injured two others in June to probation has sparked outrage among some family members of the victims.
Atwood not running for re-election
Burleson ISD board of trustees member Scott Atwood announced Monday night that he will not seek re-election next year.
Man survives wreck, arrested on 12 warrants
Cleburne police and firefighters continued to respond to weather-related calls through Monday.
No Dems file for local primaries
Monday marked the filing deadline for next year’s local, state and federal primaries. The deadline passed with 22 Republicans and no Democrats having filed for local races.
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