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City rescinds both boil water notices

    City rescinds both boil water notices

The City of Breckenridge has ended both boil water notices that were issued earlier this month. The notices affected water customers on 180 East from Jackson to Highway 67 including

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Local Girl Scouts donate smoke detectors to fire department

    Local Girl Scouts donate smoke detectors to fire department

A few weeks ago, local Girl Scout Leader Kim Fuller was driving her children to school when they saw a house fire near the high school. She said her daughter

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New Sheriff Department patrol vehicles set to hit streets soon

    New Sheriff Department patrol vehicles set to hit streets soon

Stephens County residents will soon see two sleek new pickup trucks sporting the Stephens County Sheriff Department’s logo driving around the county. Although the new trucks have already been delivered

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Burn ban still in effect as wildfire threat continues

    Burn ban still in effect as wildfire threat continues

On Monday, Stephens County Commissioners voted to continue the county-wide fire ban as wildfire danger remains high in the area. The burn ban has been in place for several months.

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Water boil notice issued for north Breckenridge, Industrial Loop area

  Water boil notice issued for north Breckenridge, Industrial Loop area

The City of Breckenridge has issued a Boil Water Notice for water customers from East Seventh Street to Truman’s and

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Stephens County Sheriff’s Office weekly summary for Feb. 19-26

Sheriff’s Weekly Summary For the previous week, the sheriff’s office had 39 calls for service, successfully served two civil papers,

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TSTC to host open house Friday

  TSTC to host open house Friday

Texas State Technical College in Breckenridge will hold its annual Open House from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, March

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Early voting to resume on Monday after closures last week

  Early voting to resume on Monday after closures last week

Early voting in the Republican and Democratic Primary Election will once again get underway on Monday, Feb. 26, at the

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Vacant house collapses in town, wildfire burns in county

  Vacant house collapses in town, wildfire burns in county

The recent weather this area has been experiencing likely led to the collapse of a vacant house in central Breckenridge,

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Catfish Classic still on for Saturday with a few changes

The second annual Hubbard Creek Hawgz Catfish Classic, a tournament to raise funds for a scholarship, is still on for

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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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