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They’re headed north to Alaska, all the way from Colombia

    They’re headed north to Alaska, all the way from Colombia

With their customized four-wheel drive Toyota SUV, parked on the east side of the Breckenridge Walmart parking lot on a chilly fall morning, Ricardo Soto, 32, and his companion, Sara

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Forecast shows a rainy Halloween

It’s looking like it could be a cold and rainy day and night for the trick-or-treaters this Halloween. According to the National Weather Service, there is a chance of rain

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Girl Scouts celebrate founder’s birthday with service project

    Girl Scouts celebrate founder’s birthday with service project

On Monday, Oct. 30, members of local Girl Scout Troop 8356 celebrated the birthday of Girl Scout founder Juliette Gordon Low by presenting the Open Door in Breckenridge with several

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Stephens County Sheriff’s Office weekly summary for Oct. 23-29

Sheriff’s Weekly Summary For the previous week, the sheriff’s office answered 41 calls for service and successfully served 2 sets of civil papers. Oct. 23 A deputy arrested a 29-year-old

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Bucks dominate Yellowjackets

  Bucks dominate Yellowjackets

As of Friday night, Oct. 27, the Breckenridge High School Buckaroos and the Brock High School Eagles are the only

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Police raid local businesses for drug paraphernalia

  Police raid local businesses for drug paraphernalia

Breckenridge police executed search warrants at two local businesses and made one arrest Friday afternoon in a case involving alleged

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Breckenridge battles drug abuse with Take Back Day and Red Ribbon Week

As daily, national news reports indicate the United States is in the clutches of a drug abuse crisis, Breckenridge is

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BHS leadership team wins first place for park project

  BHS leadership team wins first place for park project

The four-student Breckenridge High School team competing in the Leadership TMCN contest won first place Wednesday, Oct. 25, at the

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Sheriff’s Office hosting training class

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office has been hosting a ‎first line supervisor class at the Law Enforcement Center this week.

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Breckenridge shows its love of reading at Buckaroo Book Night

  Breckenridge shows its love of reading at Buckaroo Book Night

It was books not footballs that were the main focus at Buckaroo Stadium Tuesday evening, as Breckenridge residents showed up

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Announcement

QUILT SHOW The Breckenridge Fine Arts Center’s 2018 Quilt Show opened May 8 and will continue through June 29. The BFAC is located at 207 N. Breckenridge Ave. and is open to the public.

BHS GRADUATION The Breckenridge High School Class of 2018 will graduate at 7 p.m. Friday, May 25. The ceremony will be held in the BHS Athletic Facility (aka the “new gym”).

BRECKENRIDGE AIRSHOW The 21st Breckenridge Airshow will take place May 26-27 at the Stephens County Airport. For more information, visit the website www.breckenridgeairshow.com.

KIDS SOAP MAKING CLASS The Stephens County Extension office will offer a Soap Making Class for kids in grades 2-12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, at the Extension office, 2622 Highway 180 East (at the intersection of State Highway 67 and U.S. Highway 180). The fee for the class will be $35 per student, and the class is limited to 15 kids. Attendees will need to take a sack lunch. For more information or to register, call Sumer Russell at 254-559-2313.

BATTLE OF THE BADGES BLOOD DRIVE The Rotary Club of Breckenridge will host a friendly competition between the Breckenridge Fire Department, the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office and the Breckenridge Police Department via a blood drive. Those donating blood can do so in the name of one of the three emergency offices. The blood drive will take place over three days at three different locations: Thursday, June 7, 1-5 p.m., First National Bank; Friday, June 8, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Stephens Memorial Hospital; and, Saturday, June 9, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., First National Bank. For more information, call Sherry or Les Strickland at 254-522-1959.

NON-PROFIT SCHOOLS MEETING The Breckenridge Independent School District will hold a meeting for private, non-profit schools and home schools with tax-exempt status. Participants will discuss available funding to eligible private school students and the conditions for participating in programs paid with Title I, Part A funding. The meeting will be at the BISD Administration Building Board Room, 212 N. Miller Ave., at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 7. For more information, contact Molly Johnson, BISD director of curriculum and instruction, at 254-522-9600.

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The Breckenridge Texan’s policies allow for the inclusion of paid political ads on the website, www.breckenridgetexan.com. The ads do not reflect the views of, or serve as an endorsement by, the Breckenridge Texan website or its staff or leadership. The Breckenridge Texan does not endorse political candidates or parties.

 

The Breckenridge Texan is dedicated to evenhanded news reporting of political activities, events, and statements. The Breckenridge Texan accepts political advertising without bias or regard to party or candidate. The Breckenridge Texan has the responsibility to reject material that is libelous, obscene, or fraudulent or that does not otherwise meet its standards.

 

When paid political ads are running, a copy of this policy will be posted on the front page of the website in the right column.

 

All paid political ads will be clearly marked with the statement “Political ad paid for by (Name of Person Paying for Ad),” as required by the Texas Elections Law.