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Breckenridge schools close due to winter weather; other delays announced

Breckenridge schools close due to winter weather; other delays announced
February 11
07:34 2021

With Stephens County included in the area of Texas that is expected to get freezing drizzle or light freezing rain today, Thursday, Feb. 11, several closings and delayed starts have been announced.

The Breckenridge Texan has received notice of the following weather-related delays:

  • After first announcing a delayed start for Breckenridge schools, BISD Superintendent Bryan Allen announced shortly before 7:30 a.m. that all Breckenridge ISD schools will be closed Thursday, Feb. 11, due to the winter weather. “We have continued to monitor the weather and roads,” he posed on the BISD website. “We have also been in contact with the Breckenridge PD. The roads in town continue to be very hazardous and a light drizzle is forecast throughout the morning. With that, Breckenridge ISD has decided to cancel classes today. Since tomorrow and Monday were scheduled student holidays, students will return to class on Tuesday. Please stay off the roads today if possible…they are really slick!”
  • The Stephens County Courthouse will open at 10 a.m. today, Thursday, Feb. 11.
  • Breckenridge’s Texas State Technical College campus will have a delayed start of 10 a.m. be closed Thursday, Feb. 11 for all face-to-face classes. Classes prior to 10 a.m. are canceled. All online classes will continue as normal. This will not affect any remote operations, only those physically on campus.
  • Breckenridge City offices will open at 10 a.m. today, Thursday, Feb. 11.
  • All ResourceCare locations will have a delayed opening of 10 a.m. noon on Thursday, Feb. 11. If you already have a morning appointment scheduled, a staff member will be calling you to reschedule.
  • Junior Buckaroo Academy daycare is closed today, Feb. 11.
  • The Chick-Fil-A fundraiser for South Elementary’s fifth-grade Science Camp trip has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 18. The pre-paid sandwiches were scheduled to be handed out today, but due to today’s winter weather, they will be available for pick-up from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18.
  • The Breckenridge High School softball and baseball scrimmages scheduled for Friday and Saturday have been canceled.
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BRUSH PICKUP The City of Breckenridge and Stephens County will be picking up brush with a woodchipper inside the corporate limits of Breckenridge the week of Oct. 18. Residents need to have brush that they would like chipped and hauled off at curbside by Friday, Oct. 15. For questions about the disposal, please call the City Offices at (254)559-8287.

CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT The Breckenridge Lions Club will host its second annual Scholarship Cornhole Tournament beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Trade Barn in the Breckenridge City Park. For more information click here.

ARTIST MEET-AND-GREET BRECKENRIDGE FINE ARTS CENTER The artistic quilts of Maynard Westlake are on exhibit at the Breckenridge Fine Arts Center through Nov. 2. The BFAC will host an artist meet-and-greet for Westlake from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, at the BFAC, 207 N. Breckenridge Ave.

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT The Breckenridge Police Department will host a local National Night Out event from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, at the Law Enforcement Center, 210 E. Dyer St. National Night Out is an annual, national event that focuses on growing the partnership between law enforcement and the community in the fight against crime.

MEMORIAL BIKE RIDE The annual Sloan Everett Pure Country Pedal Memorial Bike Ride is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 16, at the Breckenridge City Park. The event will begin at 8:30 a.m. and will feature five routes. For more information, visit the Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce’s website.

COMMUNITY-WIDE SIDEWALK AND GARAGE SALE The Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce is looking for garage sales and sidewalk sales to add to its list for the annual event on Saturday, Oct. 9. For more information, call 254-559-2301.

CREATION VS EVOLUTION PRESENTATION International speaker and author Jay Seegert will give a presentation, Creation vs Evolution, at the National Theatre, sponsored by St. Andrew’s Anglican Church. The event will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at the National Theater at 116 E. Walker St.

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