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Looking back at the 2018 Stephens County Junior Livestock Show

WRAPPING UP THE SHOW — Breckenridge Mayor Jim McKay, General Show Chairman for the 2018 Stephens County Junior Livestock Show, gives the closing remarks during the show’s awards banquet Thursday night, Jan. 25. Next year’s General Show Chairman will be Zach Shortes. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)


Herdsman Awards winners, others honored at awards banquet

    Herdsman Awards winners, others honored at awards banquet

At the awards banquet for the 2018 Stephens County Junior Livestock Show and Sale, the annual buckle presentations were made and the checks from the sale were distributed. Additionally, many

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Harvick takes home Jacob Jackson Master Showman Award

    Harvick takes home Jacob Jackson Master Showman Award

The last event before the sale at the 2018 Stephens County Junior Livestock Show was the competition for the Jacob Jackson Master Showman Award. Halle Harvick, who originally showed sheep

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Ag Mechanics, Floral Design awards presented at SCJLS

    Ag Mechanics, Floral Design awards presented at SCJLS

Two parts of the Stephens County Junior Livestock Show take place outside the arena and do not directly involve livestock – the Agriculture Mechanics Contest and the Floral Design Contest.

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Kadynce Kennedy claims cattle category awards

  Kadynce Kennedy claims cattle category awards

Kadynce Kennedy took home the two grand champion awards in the Cattle Division of the 2018 Stephens County Junior Livestock

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SCJLS Swine Division has large turnout

  SCJLS Swine Division has large turnout

The Swine Division of the 2018 Stephen County Junior Livestock Show was the largest category with 35 students showing 56

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Grissom, Turner and Garland take top honors in Goat Division

  Grissom, Turner and Garland take top honors in Goat Division

The Stephens County Junior Livestock Show’s Goat Division followed the sheep competition with 19 students participating. Lee Stanley was the

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Seventeen students show sheep at SCJLS

  Seventeen students show sheep at SCJLS

The Sheep Division of the 2018 Stephens County Junior Livestock Show featured 17 students showing their animals in seven classes

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Cantrell takes home top honors in SCJLS Poultry Division

  Cantrell takes home top honors in SCJLS Poultry Division

Day two of the Stephens County Junior Livestock Show began with the Poultry Division. This year’s show featured six students

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Rabbit Division kicks off 60th Annual SCJLS

  Rabbit Division kicks off 60th Annual SCJLS

In Thursday night’s Rabbit Division of the Stephens County Junior Livestock Show, McKayden Ritter won 73 percent of all the

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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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