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Burleson Star (Newspaper) - December 12, 1999, Burleson, Texas Sunday december 12, 1999 16 pages in one Section plus inserts serving the Burleson area since 1965 50 cents go online at learn More about the Academy at Nota Dunn parents who want More information about the proposed Academy at Nola Dunn Are invited to attend an information meeting on tuesday dec. 14, at Mound elementary school. The meeting at the Thomas Street school will take place at 6 30 . Children Are invited to attend also. The deadline to apply for the Academy is feb. I a second meeting is slated for thursday Jan. 6, at 6 30 . At the Burleson High school auditorium. For More information Call 447-5730. Santa Claus is calling you Santa Claus is making a return appearance via Telephone dec. 13-16. He will be calling Burleson children enrolled in prekindergarten through second Grade. Parents can ask Santa to Call Between 5 . And 9 ., monday thursday. For More information about the North pole calling event Call the Community Center at 295-8168. Bar sea meets dec. 13 the Burleson area retired school employees association bar sea will meet for a luncheon on monday dec. 13, at 11 30 . The event will take place at first United methodist Church of Burleson. The chorale Texas Roundup show choir from Burleson Middle school will present a a very merry Christmas under the direction of Janie Sard. For More information Call 295-4839. Veterans Host Christmas party the Johnson county veterans Council is hosting its annual Christmas party on tuesday dec. 21, at the Johnson county electric cooperative on main Street in Cleburne. The event will Start at 7 . All members and their spouses Are encouraged to attend. Ladies Are asked to bring a covered dish salad or dessert. Drinks and condiments will be furnished. Membership dues for the new year 2000 May be paid to financial officer Jerry Clayton. Officers for 2000 Are Ron Frink president Dick Ambrose first vice president Gene Hutson second vice president . Arnold financial officer Billy Dailey Secretary and directors . A a Smokey Cleveland three year Gene Hutson two Yea Sand John Tidwell one year. For More information Call 295-8803. Correction the Johnson county she Iff s office mounted patrol not the Johnson county sheriffs posse won the mayors award in the Burleson Christmas Parade dec. 4. We apologize for the error. On the inside Burleson police reports 3 lifestyles .5 sports.7 Burleson fire report 8 religion.10-11 Burleson police arrests. 12 classifieds.13-15 the Burleson Star is printed on recycled newsprint vol. 35, no. 20 the Good life Burleson Johnson county Texas water sewer and streets top Bond list a Cip committee gives highest priority on proposed projects to Brushy Mound Turkey Peak water system by Sally Ellertson Burleson Star editor the Brushy Mound Turkey Peak water system topped the list of priorities and the linear Greenbelt Trail system snagged last place when members of the capital improvements program Cip committee cast their votes. The proposed Brushy Mound Turkey Peak water system would Correct existing pressure problems in both areas and provide for future development. The 2.67 million would include a 16-Inch water line from Alsbury Boulevard to Brushy Mound with a new Brushy Mound station and a new 75c,�?z00 gallon elevated tank at Turkey Peak a 12-Inch water line in Mcnair from Hwy. 174 to 2,600 feet West a 20-Inch water line from Brushy Mound to the new Turkey Peak elevated tank and an 8-Inch water line in the Turkey Peak area and a 12-Inch water line from John Jones Road to Mcnair in the Turkey Peak area. The rankings from the nov. 29 meeting were tabulated and returned to committee members dec. 6. A ranking of four meant the project was essential and should definitely be part of the proposed May 2000 Bond program a three meant the project had a Strong priority and if funding allowed should be part of the Bond program a two meant the project was optional and would be Nice to include but was not essential and a one was Low priority be part of the Bond program. Thirteen of the 16 Cip members who voted gave the Brushy Mound i Norkey Peak project an a a essential ranking. The committees report will be presented to Burleson City Council Mem the committees report will be presented to Burleson City Council members at the Jan. 13 Council meeting. Council members will make the final decision on what projects will be included in the Bond package. Hers at the Jan. 13 Council meeting. Council members will make the final decision on what projects will be included in the Bond package. The City is tentatively planning to Call for an election in late March with the Issue going to the voters May 6, 2000. The top to of the 29 proposed projects carry a Price tag of More than $20.8 million. That top to includes the Brushy Mound Turkey Peak water system hidden Creek water system $2 million segment of hidden Creek Parkway from Hwy. 174 to 1-35 $6.54 million Village Creek Wastewater Relief line $1 million Little Booger Creek Wastewater Relief line $1 Millio City service Center $4 million drainage at summer Crest and Thomas $566,0001-35 water line from see hidden Page 2 a sheriffs office May pursue charges against Tow truck Driver for theft by Sally Ellertson by Rte ton Star editor the two men accused of shooting at a Tow truck Driver bonded out of the Johnson county Law enforcement Center wednesday according to Burleson police capt. Doug Sandifer. Academy is on school Board Agenda a elementary my dear Watson a or at least some of it pertains to the elementary schools everything will be elementary for monday nights meeting of the bid Board of trustees. Well not everything will be elementary. Some items will pertain to the Middle school and High school. But at least two items of note on the Agenda will focus on elementary schools a report on the Academy at Nola Dunn and transferring ownership of util Ity easements around Stribling elementary to the City of Burleson. Nola Dunn elementary which has not been operational As an elementary school since the opening of Stribling will be pressed Back into service next school year. The new life being breathed into Burleson a oldest existing school will bring with it a new concept in elementary education to the school system. It will also dislodge the districts alternative school Crossroads learning Center which will have to be moved three die in collision with 18-wheelers a Mustang crossed Center median into southbound lanes by Sally Ellertson Burleton Star editor two Alvarado residents and one fort Worth resident died thursday night in a collision with two 18-wheelers on 1-35 in Burleson. The victims the Driver and two passengers in a Green 1996 Ford Mustang Are identified As 19-year-old Angela Morales of Alvarado driver19-year-old Michael Anthony Brownjr. Of fort Worth and 18-year-old Brian Deanthony Brookins of Alvarado. The Accident occurred at 7 52 . On dec. 9 in the 2000 Block of 1-35 near the southbound rest area. A the Mustang was northbound on 1-35 when it crossed the median into the southbound Lane of traffic grazed one 18-Wheeler, and then was struck head on by another 18-Wheeler and pushed about 200 Yards a police capt. Doug Sandifer said. When the Mustang struck the first 18-Wheeler, the Impact see traffic Page 9 1999 was a very Good year for dispatcher a Adamson earns police employee of the year honors by Sally Ellertson Burleson Star editor she earned a silent hero award in april and the tel communicator of the year for the state of Texas in october. Now Diana Adamson is being honoured by her own Peers with the Burleson police departments employee of the year Honor. Adamson received the award at the City a dec. I awards luncheon a i was really surprised a said the telecommunications operator. Her supervisors Are not. A she is energetic hard working and a motivator a sgt. Steve Eakins said. A she brings a positive feeling to our shift and she is very thorough and very caring of her co workers As Well As the capt. Doug Sandifer her division supervisor agrees. A Diana is an asset to the see she Page 9 special to the Star ii roup from Lori Elmore Moon teens die in collision Burleson police officers and firefighters Survey the Teal Green 1996 Ford Mustang that hit an 18-Wheeler head on in the 2000 Block of 1-35 thursday night. Pronounced dead at the scene were 19-year-old Angela Morales of Alvarado 19-year-old Michael Anthony Brownjr. Of fort Worth and 18-year-old Brian Deanthony Brookins of Alvarado. Father and Stepson arrested for deadly conduct stemming from repossession Armando Ortiz jr., 36, of Grandview and his Stepson Kenneth Lee Galvan 22, of Hurst were arrested by Burleson police officers for deadly conduct shortly before i . On wednesday dec. 8. Ortiz was also arrested for see repossessed Page 12 into a new site. A series of meetings has been scheduled for parents to provide information on the new school prototype. It features a number of novel and or innovative ideas including vertical teaming a k-5 group flexible grouping even across Grade lines classes designed around brain based research and multiple intelligence theory nontraditional grading an emphasis on the arts study of a foreign language and Standard attire. That a just a partial list of see student Page 6 Diana Adamson Burleson police department employee of the year 293-5811 1-800-256-9743 metro 817-572-1373 Bruce Lowrie Chevrolet Geo inc. 1-20 at Hemphill fort Worth

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