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Burleson to explore options for water service
The Burleson City Council on Monday instructed city staff to start exploring water service and supply options for the future, after more than an hour of discussion centering on city utility costs. Those options, council members said, should include the possibility of Burleson building its own water treatment plant.
STOP, Texas Ranger arrest DPS trooper on drug charges
A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper has been arrested in connection with an ongoing narcotics investigation, said Adam King, commander of the Stop the Offender Program Special Crimes Unit.
Cleburne man killed in industrial accident
A 45-year-old Cleburne man has died following a Tuesday accident at KWS Manufacturing Company Ltd. near Burleson. The man has been identified as Guillermo Medina by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s office. No manner or cause of death has been listed yet on the site.
JCSO deputy recovering from wreck injuries
It’s been a week since Johnson County Sheriff’s Deputy Wayne “Butch” Nowell Jr.’s patrol car crashed into the back of an Oncor bucket truck, leaving him in critical condition at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. Doctors put him into a medically induced coma to give his body a chance to recover from the trauma.
Mayoral censure off the table for now
Keene City Council members hope that their Thursday meeting will succeed in producing a new mayor pro tem.
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Burleson cancels tree lighting, fireworks
Burleson city officials announced this afternoon that the city’s tree lighting and fireworks show, scheduled for Saturday night, have been cancelled because of the winter storm predicted for the North Texas area this weekend.
Sex crimes against children lead indictments
A former volunteer fireman from Cleburne and a former church elder from Arlington are two of the six men recently indicted by a Johnson County grand jury for sex crimes against children.
Fifth lawsuit filed against teenage drunk driver
Relatives of a mother and daughter killed by a teenage drunk driver in July have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the boy, his father and his father’s company. It is the fifth lawsuit filed in connection with the deadly crash.
Six injured in recent accidents
Cleburne police and firefighters responded to several traffic accidents in recent days, which resulted in six injuries.
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