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Sheriff’s Office investigation leads to federal indictment, arrest

    Sheriff’s Office investigation leads to federal indictment, arrest

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office joined forces with the federal government to take a convicted bank robber off the streets. Michael Perales, who lived briefly in Breckenridge earlier this year,

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Stephens County Sheriff’s Office weekly summary for Nov. 20-26

Sheriff’s Weekly Summary For the previous week, the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office had 42 calls for service. November 20 The sheriff’s office responded to an assault in progress in the

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Tour of Homes to spread holiday spirit on Sunday, Dec. 3

    Tour of Homes to spread holiday spirit on Sunday, Dec. 3

A flurry of local Christmas activities will include the second annual Breckenridge Fine Arts Center’s Tour of Homes on Sunday, Dec. 3. For a list of additional seasonal events, click

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Boil water notice issued for area in south-central Breckenridge

    Boil water notice issued for area in south-central Breckenridge

Due to new water lines being connected, a boil water notice has been issued for the Breckenridge water customers on South Cutting Avenue, Aberdeen Street, Valley Drive, Power Street and

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Boil water notice rescinded for residents on Curry Pool Road

  Boil water notice rescinded for residents on Curry Pool Road

Shortly after 12:30 p.m. today, Nov. 28, Breckenridge Public Works Director Houston Satterwhite announced that the boil water notice had

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Commissioners continue burn ban as dry conditions persist in county

  Commissioners continue burn ban as dry conditions persist in county

With dry conditions continuing to plague the area, Stephens County Commissioners voted to continue the county-wide burn ban during their

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Road work areas to change as construction projects continue

  Road work areas to change as construction projects continue

Breckenridge-area motorists can expect traffic pattern changes in the upcoming days as reconstruction projects progress on two major thoroughfares in

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Elks Lodge to host benefit concert, barbecue on Saturday

The Breckenridge Elks Lodge will host a benefit concert, barbecue and silent auction for Landon Wayne Freeze from 4 p.m.

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Saundra Lois Dixon

  Saundra Lois Dixon

Saundra Dixon, 71, died Friday, November 24, 2017. Funeral service with Rev. Rex Boggs officiating will be held Monday, November

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Bennie Z. Hughes

  Bennie Z. Hughes

Bennie Z. Hughes, 86, passed from this life to the next on Thursday, November 23, 2017. Graveside service with Charles

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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 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.

 

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