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When the going gets tough, the tough get growing: Local musicians farming hemp to survive pandemic

    When the going gets tough, the tough get growing: Local musicians farming hemp to survive pandemic

As the worldwide coronavirus pandemic reached Texas earlier this year, the livelihoods of bands like the Urban Pioneers were put on hold indefinitely. But, in true pioneer spirit, Breckenridge native Liz Sloan McGovern and her husband, Jared McGovern, adapted to the new lifestyle and found another way to make a living: growing hemp.

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Community offers several opportunities for residents to help those in need this holiday season

    Community offers several opportunities for residents to help those in need this holiday season

Stephens County residents who are looking to help out those in need this holiday season have several opportunities to donate gifts, food and money. Check out the following list: Angel

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UPDATE: Breckenridge Christmas parade canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

    UPDATE: Breckenridge Christmas parade canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

UPDATE: The Breckenridge Texan was notified Sunday afternoon that the annual Christmas parade, which had been scheduled for Dec. 12, has been canceled by the Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber’s

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Upcoming holiday events on schedule for Breckenridge community

    Upcoming holiday events on schedule for Breckenridge community

With the holiday season quickly approaching, the Breckenridge community will soon have several events on the calendar. However, some of the traditional activities will be a little different this year as community leaders continue to try and keep the number of local cases of COVID-19 as low as possible.

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Robertson-Caraway receives state-wide ‘Emerging Leader’ award

  Robertson-Caraway receives state-wide ‘Emerging Leader’ award

Breckenridge City Secretary Heather Robertson-Caraway has been recognized with a state-wide award from the Texas Municipal Clerk’s Association. She was presented with the group’s 2020 Emerging Leader award during a virtual meeting on Oct. 29.

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Taylor retires after serving Stephens County for 28 years

  Taylor retires after serving Stephens County for 28 years

After 28 years of service to Stephens County, Nancy Taylor is retiring and moving to Florida. She celebrated her retirement

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Breckenridge Lions Club’s cornhole tournament, raffle to benefit scholarship fund

  Breckenridge Lions Club’s cornhole tournament, raffle to benefit scholarship fund

The Breckenridge Lions Club will host a Scholarship Cornhole Tournament beginning at noon Saturday, Nov. 7, at the Trade Barn

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Buckaroo Band entertains audience with annual light show on Friday night

  Buckaroo Band entertains audience with annual light show on Friday night

There may not have been a local football game on Friday night, but fans still filed into Buckaroo Stadium. Instead

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Breckenridge Elks Lodge donates funds to Wayland Volunteer Fire Department, Caddo VFD

  Breckenridge Elks Lodge donates funds to Wayland Volunteer Fire Department, Caddo VFD

Members of local Elks Lodge #1480 presented donations to the Wayland Volunteer Fire Department and the Caddo Volunteer Fire Department

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Ridge Cowboy Church at Lakeside holds ribbon cutting

  Ridge Cowboy Church at Lakeside holds ribbon cutting

The Ridge Cowboy Church at Lakeside held a ribbon cutting on Saturday, Oct. 25. The ribbon was cut by Pastor Jim Nolan

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