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Texas offers Sales Tax Holiday this weekend, Aug. 7-9

    Texas offers Sales Tax Holiday this weekend, Aug. 7-9

The State of Texas is offering shoppers a break on school supplies and some clothing items this weekend during the annual sales tax holiday, scheduled for Friday through Sunday, Aug.

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Stephens County Sheriff’s Office wins 2020 Battle of the Badges Blood Drive

    Stephens County Sheriff’s Office wins 2020 Battle of the Badges Blood Drive

This year’s winner of the fourth annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive, sponsored by the Breckenridge Rotary Club, was the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office, which won the award for

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Blood drive donations are now tested for COVID-19 antibodies, used in treatment

    Blood drive donations are now tested for COVID-19 antibodies, used in treatment

There was something new at this year’s local Battle of the Badges Blood Drive, all blood donations were tested for COVID-19 antibodies. Some medical studies have shown that convalescent plasma

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Buckaroo Football starts practice this week; season tickets go on sale

  Buckaroo Football starts practice this week; season tickets go on sale

The Breckenridge High School Buckaroos football team started practice for the 2020 season this week. They will have an inter-squad

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Jailed Breckenridge man served with additional warrant for previous sexual assault

  Jailed Breckenridge man served with additional warrant for previous sexual assault

A 26-year-old man who was in the Stephens County Jail on a child pornography charge was served with a new

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Sewer line installation project on North Breckenridge Avenue leads to lane closures

  Sewer line installation project on North Breckenridge Avenue leads to lane closures

Beginning this week, Breckenridge motorists should expect various lane closures and traffic shifts on North Breckenridge Avenue due to the

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TSTC partners with Breckenridge EDC and high school to offer new nursing program

  TSTC partners with Breckenridge EDC and high school to offer new nursing program

Seven Breckenridge High School seniors will get a head start toward a nursing career this fall through a partnership between

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Four more Stephens County inmates test positive for COVID-19

  Four more Stephens County inmates test positive for COVID-19

On Monday, Aug. 3, the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office was notified that four of the five inmates, who were housed

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Emergency Dispatch Report for Breckenridge and Stephens County for July 27-Aug. 2

  Emergency Dispatch Report for Breckenridge and Stephens County for July 27-Aug. 2

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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Obituaries
    John “Tommy” Gross

John “Tommy” Gross

John “Tommy” Gross, age 73, of Breckenridge, passed away Sunday, August 2, 2020. Funeral services will be held at 1 pm, Wednesday, August 5, at Elliott St. Church of Christ

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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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