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FEMA offers financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses

    FEMA offers financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is offering assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses, helping ease some of the financial stress created by the pandemic. The financial assistance for funeral expenses

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Early voting starts Monday for Breckenridge school board election

    Early voting starts Monday for Breckenridge school board election

Early voting in the Breckenridge Independent School District’s Board of Trustees election begins at 8 a.m. Monday, April 19. The BISD Board of Trustees initially had two places up for

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District Attorney releases list of plea deals for January and February

    District Attorney releases list of plea deals for January and February

Stephens County District Attorney Dee Peavy’s office recently released the following list of plea deals that were made in the 90th Judicial District Court. January 2021 Dora Isabell Gwaltney, 36, Breckenridge,

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Emergency Dispatch Report for Breckenridge and Stephens County for March 22-April 4, 2021

  Emergency Dispatch Report for Breckenridge and Stephens County for March 22-April 4, 2021

Editor’s note: The weekly emergency dispatch report for Breckenridge and Stephens County is compiled from the daily logs of the local

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Breckenridge High School students place at district UIL meet

  Breckenridge High School students place at district UIL meet

Twenty-two Breckenridge High School students recently competed in the district UIL academic meet in Wichita Falls, with two advancing to

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Child Welfare Board honors child abuse victims with annual courthouse display

  Child Welfare Board honors child abuse victims with annual courthouse display

It is a somber task that the members of the Stephens County Child Welfare Board take on each April as they honor the children of the world who have died from abuse or neglect in the past year. And, yet, the group of local women makes an effort to turn the annual Child Abuse Awareness Month display in front of the Stephens County Courthouse into a celebration of the children’s lives, rather than just a symbolic graveyard.

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Veteran plans to turn weekend welding hobby into second career with TSTC certificate

  Veteran plans to turn weekend welding hobby into second career with TSTC certificate

Scott Rosignol, a 22-year veteran of the U.S. Army, dabbled in welding on weekends while living in Harker Heights. But it was not until he moved to Breckenridge and toured the Welding Technology program at Texas State Technical College that he began to think of welding as a career option.

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BHS announces honor roll for fifth six weeks of 2020-2021 school year

  BHS announces honor roll for fifth six weeks of 2020-2021 school year

Breckenridge High School has announced the following students on the A and A-B Honor Rolls for the fifth six weeks

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Pam’s Cafe to close at the end of the month as Bud and Pam get ready to retire

  Pam’s Cafe to close at the end of the month as Bud and Pam get ready to retire

When most people are still at home asleep in bed, Pam and Bud Harrison are already up, getting ready for a 12-hour workday at Pam’s Café at 318 W. Walker in Breckenridge.

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Obituaries
    Cecil Ray Isham, Jr.

Cecil Ray Isham, Jr.

Cecil Ray Isham, Jr., 19, passed away Wednesday, April 14, 2021, in Stephens County. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. at Grace Baptist 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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