Breckenridge Texan

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Campbell heads to state pole vault competition

    Campbell heads to state pole vault competition

Breckenridge High School students, staff and community members gathered in front of the school at noon on Thursday, May 10, to give Braden Campbell, a junior, a send-off to compete

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District track meet continues today in Breckenridge

    District track meet continues today in Breckenridge

Breckenridge High School is hosting the District 7-3A Track and Field Meet at the track at South Elementary this week. The meet started Wednesday and will continue today, Thursday, April

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Berkley named Big Country Player of the Week

For the second week in a row, a Breckenridge High School student has been named the Big Country Player of the Week by the Abilene Reporter-News. And, according to Evan

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BHS senior athletes chosen for FCA honors

    BHS senior athletes chosen for FCA honors

Seven Breckenridge High School seniors were selected for the Big Country Fellowship of Christian Athletes all-star games this summer. The athletes who were chosen for the honor are Riley Durham

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Moser named Big Country Player of the Week

  Moser named Big Country Player of the Week

Breckenridge High School senior Makenna Moser was named the Big Country Player of the Week by the Abilene Reporter-News’ Evan

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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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Local youth sports leagues offering signups now

  Local youth sports leagues offering signups now

Three local youth sports leagues are currently signing up young players in Breckenridge. See each section below for all the

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Buckaroos move to new district with UIL realignment

  Buckaroos move to new district with UIL realignment

After a successful football season that saw Breckenridge High School come out on top as the District 4 champions, the

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Elks host Hoop Shoot, winners heading to district contest

  Elks host Hoop Shoot, winners heading to district contest

Participating in a national event, the local Elks Lodge No. 1480 hosted the annual Elks Hoop Shoot Saturday, Jan. 6,

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Elks Hoop Shoot contest slated for Saturday, Jan. 6

Local kids ages 8 to 13 will have a chance this Saturday, Jan. 6, to participate in the annual Elks

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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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