Wayne West, right, shares a laugh with Dr. Mike Milburn during his retirement reception Aug. 14. Burleson Star/BRIAN PORTER
Police are continuing to work a case on exchange of gunshots Aug. 18 in the area of Gardens Boulevard at Sue Ann Lane. Burleson Star/Courtesy Pauline Scott
Burleson Star/BRIAN PORTER
Singing the Alma Mater

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Wayne West, right, shares a laugh with Dr. Mike Milburn during his retirement reception Aug. 14. Burleson Star/BRIAN PORTER

Friends and members came from just down the street to beyond Texas to congratulate Dr. Mike Milburn on his retirement from the ministry.

Police are continuing to work a case on exchange of gunshots Aug. 18 in the area of Gardens Boulevard at Sue Ann Lane. Burleson Star/Courtesy Pauline Scott

A warrant has been issued for a person of interest who may have retaliated with gunfire to a drive-by BB shooting.

Burleson Star/BRIAN PORTER

Summer official ended Monday morning as students returned to class in the Burleson ISD.

When students with a state-issued license to carry return to Texas public college campuses this fall they will be allowed to carry a concealed personal firearm, except in areas specifically prohibi

Hill College has unveiled its first mascot change in more than a decade.

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Sports

Senior Isaiah Nelson (9) and Trey Schuman will lead Burleson’s defense against Saginaw at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Burleson ISD Stadium. BURLESON STAR/LYDIA DICKEY

An opponent Burleson has never faced will provide an opportunity Friday that has not been presented in more than a decade.

Senior receiver Xander Richards and Centennial face Saginaw Boswell for the fourth time in two seasons at 7 p.m. Friday at Pioneer Stadium.  BURLESON STAR/CHRIS JASO

When Centennial’s football team takes the field Friday night they will do so facing an opponent they have played more than their district foes over the past two years.

Centennial’s cross country captains are, from left, Trenton Kelly, Jordan Pennington, Sarah Trammel and Emily Terrell. BURLESON STAR/RICKY MOORE

Centennial’s cross country program had a banner season in 2015 as the boys squad and two Lady Spartans qualified for the Class 5A state championships.

Burleson’s cross country team captains this season are seniors Blythe Goebel and Cesar Limones. BURLESON STAR/RICKY MOORE

Cesar Limones had a magical cross country campaign in 2015 as a junior.

Limones success last season could pay off big for new Burleson cross country coach Curtis Enis this season.

Centennial senior Carrisa Pauda goes after a ball during a match earlier this season as teammates Haley Kimberling (12) and Jeanette McGrath watch.  BURLESON STAR/CHRIS JASO

Going into last weekend’s Granbury Tournament, Centennial’s volleyball team had an overall goal of turning in more consistent play. The Lady Spartans achieved that goal.

Obituaries

Weldon Perry, 84, of Gladewater, passed away Monday, Aug, 22, 2016.

Peter J. Corino, 78, passed away Friday, Aug. 19, 2016.

Mary Grace Wireman, 77, passed away Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016, at her Alvarado home.

She was born Jan. 21, 1939, to Robert and Mildred Pauline (Kiplinger) Rhodes in Springfield, Ohio.

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