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Wednesday afternoon fire destroys Breckenridge home

    Wednesday afternoon fire destroys Breckenridge home

Breckenridge firefighters responded to a smoke call at 12:23 this afternoon and soon discovered a home on East Lindsey Street completely engulfed in flames.

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From bottled water and hot showers to federal grants and loans, winter storm help is available for Stephens County residents

    From bottled water and hot showers to federal grants and loans, winter storm help is available for Stephens County residents

Although most of the snow has melted and temperatures have returned to normal, many Stephens County residents continue to deal with the lasting effects of the recent winter storm. But, assistance is still available for local residents.

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Vehicle registration, driver license waivers to end in April

    Vehicle registration, driver license waivers to end in April

The temporary waivers that the State of Texas had issued, allowing residents to put off renewing their driver licenses and vehicle titles and registrations due to the COVID-10 pandemic, will

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Nominations for annual Chamber awards due Friday, Feb. 26

  Nominations for annual Chamber awards due Friday, Feb. 26

The Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce will accept nominations for its annual awards through Friday, Feb. 26. On Thursday, April 8,

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National Guard delivers cases of water to Stephens County for Sunday distribution

  National Guard delivers cases of water to Stephens County for Sunday distribution

The Texas Army National Guard unit out of Dyess Air Force Base delivered four pallets of bottled water to Stephens County tonight. The water will be handed out Sunday afternoon, Feb. 21, to local residents who are still without drinking water.

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Updates on water, trash service in Breckenridge, Stephens County

  Updates on water, trash service in Breckenridge, Stephens County

As Texas finally begins to thaw out after this week’s winter storm, some lingering problems remain. The extremely low temperatures

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A ride along with Stephens County Judge Michael Roach through the 2021 winter storm

  A ride along with Stephens County Judge Michael Roach through the 2021 winter storm

Editor’s Note: On the afternoon and evening of Monday, Feb. 15, Breckenridge Texan Publisher Tony Pilkington rode along with Stephens

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Stephens County, City of Breckenridge issue local state of disaster due to severe weather

  Stephens County, City of Breckenridge issue local state of disaster due to severe weather

In response to this week’s winter storm and the ongoing below-freezing temperatures, Stephens County Michael Roach, Breckenridge Mayor Bob Sims and Breckenridge Interim City Manager Heather Robertson-Caraway have declared a local state of disaster beginning at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 17.

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Today is deadline for write-in candidates for school board

Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 5 p.m. is the deadline for write-in candidates to file an official Declaration of Write-in Candidacy

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Obituaries
    Marylu Pearson Elich

Marylu Pearson Elich

Marylu Elich, 88, of Breckenridge, passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2021. Her funeral service will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at the First Presbyterian Church

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Celebrations
    Sharon and Lance Kitchens to celebrate 50th anniversary

Sharon and Lance Kitchens to celebrate 50th anniversary

Sharon and Lance Kitchens will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Breckenridge Woman’s Forum. Richard Lance Kitchens and the former Sharon

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