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Lang holds meet-and-greet during Breckenridge campaign stop

    Lang holds meet-and-greet during Breckenridge campaign stop

State Representative Mike Lang made a campaign stop in Breckenridge Tuesday, Jan. 30, and held a meet-and-greet with constituents in the Tower Room at First National Bank. Lang, who lives

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Wine election delayed; city, hospital, BISD filing deadline Feb. 16

The City of Breckenridge, Stephens Memorial Hospital District and Breckenridge Independent School District have elections scheduled for May 5, but the expected alcohol election will be delayed until November, if

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Voter registration deadline nears for upcoming election

Breckenridge and Stephens County are in the midst of two election seasons, and the last day to register to vote in the first election is Monday, Feb. 5. Additionally, the

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Fire danger high for Stephens County and area

Stephens County is under a Red Flag Warning and is considered to be experiencing critical-elevated fire weather conditions. The county remains under a burn ban, and Breckenridge Fire Chief Calvin

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Catfish Classic slated for Feb. 24 on Hubbard Creek Lake

The Breckenridge Whisker Getters, a local group dedicated to fishing for catfish, will host the second annual Hubbard Creek Hawgz

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Boil Water Notice issued for Dairy Street and area

  Boil Water Notice issued for Dairy Street and area

The City of Breckenridge has issued a Boil Water Notice for water customers on Dairy Street and one block to

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Breckenridge man injured in house fire on North Miller

  Breckenridge man injured in house fire on North Miller

A local man was injured as he escaped his burning home next to Breckenridge High School this morning, Monday, Jan.

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Stephens County Sheriff’s Office weekly summary for Jan. 22-28

Sheriff’s Weekly Summary For the previous week, the sheriff’s office answered 43 calls for service, served three civil documents, and

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House fire and grass fire keep local firefighters busy

  House fire and grass fire keep local firefighters busy

Local firefighters were kept busy Thursday afternoon battling two fires at the same time. Breckenridge firefighters were called to a

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Ag Mechanics, Floral Design awards presented at SCJLS

  Ag Mechanics, Floral Design awards presented at SCJLS

Two parts of the Stephens County Junior Livestock Show take place outside the arena and do not directly involve livestock

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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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