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BURTON MAYOR ELECTION HAPPENING SATURDAY

Citizens of Burton will go to the polls this weekend to cast their vote for Mayor. Incumbent Peggy Felder is facing off against David Zajicek. Felder, who has been Mayor…

BURTON SCHOOL BOARD APPROVES CALENDAR, TEACHER CONTRACTS

The Burton school board approved the 2017-2018 calendar and accepted resignations from two teachers during their meeting on Thursday. Prior to approving the calendar, the board passed the Burton ISD…

LEDBETTER MAN ARRESTED FOR BURTON BURGLARY

A Ledbetter man who allegedly burglarized a home in Burton has been arrested after an investigation by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. 50-year-old Ronnie Lee Mathis is charged with burglary of a…

BURTON SCHOOL BOARD TO DISCUSS 2017-2018 CALENDAR

The Burton School Board will discuss the 2017-2018 school calendar during their meeting today (Thursday). The regular school board meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the Burton ISD…

EARLY VOTING OPEN FOR BURTON RACES

Early voting for the May 6th election began on Monday in the state of Texas. There are only two contested races in Washington County- both taking place in Burton. Burton…

CROWDS VISIT BURTON FOR COTTON GIN FESTIVAL

Crowds of people gathered this weekend in Burton to celebrate the oldest operating cotton gin in America. The 28th annual Burton Cotton Gin Festival took place this Friday and Saturday….

COMMUNITY CORNER TO FEATURE BURTON COTTON GIN FESTIVAL

This Tuesday’s edition of KWHI’s Community Corner will highlight the Burton Cotton Gin Festival, happening this weekend. Stephanie Jarvis, Museum Director at the Texas Cotton Gin Museum, will speak with…

BURTON COTTON GIN FESTIVAL HAPPENING NEXT WEEKEND

The 28th annual Burton Cotton Gin Festival is happening next weekend in historic downtown Burton. The festival keeps the history and heritage of cotton alive at the site of the…

TEXAS RANGER DAY THIS SATURDAY IN BURTON

The 7th annual Texas Ranger Day is happening this Saturday in Burton. The event is the Burton Heritage Society’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Stephanie Jarvis, secretary for Burton Heritage…

FORMER BURTON VOLLEYBALL COACH SENTENCED FOR IMPROPER RELATIONSHIP

The former head volleyball coach at Burton and Weimar High Schools was sentenced in a Colorado County courtroom today (Friday) after pleading guilty to having an improper relationship with a…