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BHS students receive scholarships, awards

    BHS students receive scholarships, awards

Breckenridge High School students, faculty, staff and administration gathered Friday morning, along with family, friends and community members for the 2018 awards ceremony. Thousands of dollars in scholarships were given

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BHS theater to present ‘Ash Girl,’ ‘Dearly Departed’ this weekend

    BHS theater to present ‘Ash Girl,’ ‘Dearly Departed’ this weekend

UPDATE: There will be two productions presented this weekend. Check out the updated article below for the correct schedule and information. The Breckenridge High School Theater Department will present two

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AgriLife Extension to offer kids summer workshops

    AgriLife Extension to offer kids summer workshops

The Stephens County Extension Office will offer several classes for children in grades 2 through 12 this summer. The classes will be on the topics of soap making, cooking, pottery

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‘Rosie the Pig’ author visits Breckenridge for book signing

    ‘Rosie the Pig’ author visits Breckenridge for book signing

Dr. Rebekah Hartfield and her husband, Preston Hartfield, were in Breckenridge Friday so that she could sign copies of her children’s book “Rosie the Pig.” Dr. Hartfield, a veterinarian, is

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Hospital hosts annual cookout for community

  Hospital hosts annual cookout for community

Stephens Memorial Hospital and the SMA Auxiliary hosted a cookout at lunch Friday, May 11, in honor of Hospital Week.

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Pit Stop to host book signing for ‘Rosie the Pig’ author on Friday

  Pit Stop to host book signing for ‘Rosie the Pig’ author on Friday

Veterinarian Dr. Rebekah Hartfield will be at the Pit Stop Bar-B-Q restaurant in Breckenridge from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.,

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Frontier Days brings cowboys, cars and carnival to town

  Frontier Days brings cowboys, cars and carnival to town

The 2018 Stephens County Frontier Days, which took place in and around the Breckenridge City Park on May 4-5, brought

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Breckenridge museum features Burch Hotel exhibit

  Breckenridge museum features Burch Hotel exhibit

Breckenridge’s Burch Hotel — nowadays known as the First National Bank building — turned 90 earlier this year, and helping

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Calendar of Events

Friday, May 25 BHS Graduation The Breckenridge High School Class of 2018 will graduate at 7 p.m. Friday, May 25.

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Krista Sharpe wins 12th annual Breckenridge Idol

  Krista Sharpe wins 12th annual Breckenridge Idol

Singing “Heartache Tonight” and playing a ukulele, Krista Sharpe of Abilene won the 12th annual Breckenridge Idol on Saturday, May

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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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