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- Local News
Linda Pearce, left, was so determined to make sure visitors could see the flagpole from the commemorative bench dedicated to her son that she had it moved from its original spot to the present location. Bryan Burgess’ sister, Brandi Burgess, said she “busted [her] butt” to raise money for the Hulen Park bench.
A resting place
There’s no gravestone for Staff Sgt. Bryan Burgess in the city where he was born and raised.
Hospitals let patients schedule ER visits
Three times within a week, 34-year-old Michael Granillo went to the emergency room at Northridge Hospital Medical Center in Los Angeles because of intense back pain. Each time, Granillo, who didn't have insurance, stayed for less than an hour before leaving without being seen by a doctor.
Kim Hughes’ Randy Travis film to debut in Nov.
Cranfills Gap resident Kim Hughes said her second feature film, “The Virtuoso,” should be ready to premiere around Thanksgiving. Several starring in the film in addition to other country musicians will play six shows beginning Aug. 30 to build up anticipation and interest in the film.
Wal-Mart to cut prices more aggressively in back-to-school push
Wal-Mart Stores plans to cut prices more aggressively during this year's back-to-school season and will add inventory to its online store as the chain battles retailers for student spending.
Annual Tour de Goatneck bike race set for Saturday
As cyclists at the Tour de France finish their race, cyclists from all over Texas will compete in Tour de Goatneck.
- A resting place
No midnight run for Lady Jacket volleyball
The traditional midnight run for Cleburne Lady Jacket volleyball will not be held to start the season.
Instead, new Head Coach Holly Fish said it’s time to change some things up.
- Zebras place 6 on TSWA all-state baseball team
- Practice starts Aug. 4 as Cleburne gears up for year No. 3 under Merket
- Burleson defensive lineman has 20-plus Division I offers
- Football participation numbers on the rise for Cleburne ISD
- No midnight run for Lady Jacket volleyball
Don Newbury: Observations, thoughts and scatter shots
Like a Mother Hubbard dress, the column is covering everything and touching nothing.
- Don Newbury: Two thumbs up for cruising from teens
- Don Newbury: Most is ‘right’ with the world
- Don Newbury: Flappables twisting in the wind
- United States: A nation big on words
- Don Newbury: Observations, thoughts and scatter shots
- Features / Living
New University of Texas Longhorns who attended the Longhorn Send-Off hosted by Texas Exes Johnson County Chapter included, from left, Nick Redman of Alvarado and Rachel Rugeley, Caitland Campbell and Chandler Forsythe, all of Cleburne.
Swinging for scholarships
In a county full of Aggie love there is a group of Longhorn lovers giving scholarships to future University of Texas students.
The Texas Exes Johnson County Chapter is part of the University of Texas Alumni Association. The Johnson County chapter has met officially for the past 10 years. The organization has several missions which include alumni engagement, communicating UT values and advocacy of the university. But, the Johnson County chapter has decided to focus their attention more on community service and, most importantly, supporting education.
- Artful endeavors
- A cut above
- Cleburne hunter responds to Facebook reactions
- She’s going to Disney World
- Swinging for scholarships