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Breckenridge police investigating double homicide; suspect in custody

    Breckenridge police investigating double homicide; suspect in custody

The Breckenridge Police Department and the Texas Rangers are investigating a double homicide in Breckenridge after the bodies of two residents were found today, Friday, Dec. 14, in a house

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Chili Cookoff, Elks Hoop Shoot scheduled for Saturday

    Chili Cookoff, Elks Hoop Shoot scheduled for Saturday

This Saturday, Dec. 15, Breckenridge will have two activities going on for the community, the Breck Trade Days Chili Cookoff in the morning and the Elks Hoop Shoot in the

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City removes trees in sidewalks along Walker Street

    City removes trees in sidewalks along Walker Street

On Thursday, the City of Breckenridge began removing trees that were growing along Walker Street in downtown Breckenridge. City workers, with the help of inmates from the Walker Sayle Unit,

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TxDOT pre-treats area roadways in preparation for winter storm

    TxDOT pre-treats area roadways in preparation for winter storm

A huge storm system that stretches from southwest Texas up to Chicago and over into Arkansas and Mississippi is expected to continue to bring some rain and possibly snow to

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P&Z meeting called off after builder cancels townhouse project

    P&Z meeting called off after builder cancels townhouse project

The City of Breckenridge Planning and Zoning Commission meeting scheduled for tonight, Thursday, Dec. 13, has been canceled. The meeting originally was planned so the P&Z could vote on the

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Stephens County Sheriff’s Office summary for week of Dec. 2

Sheriff’s Weekly Summary Calls for Service: 32 Inmates Currently Housed: 23 Civil Papers Served: 15 December 3 The Sheriff’s Office traveled to the Graham Police Department with several years of

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Fire chief reinstates fire ban due to forecast for high winds

The weather forecast for high winds has prompted Breckenridge Fire Chief Calvin Chaney to reinstate the County-wide burn ban. “No

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Sheriff’s Office introduces Take Me Home program to assist citizens with special needs

  Sheriff’s Office introduces Take Me Home program to assist citizens with special needs

Law enforcement agencies in Stephens County and Breckenridge have recently taken actions to ensure the safety of local citizens with

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City lifts all current boil water notices

  City lifts all current boil water notices

Just before noon Tuesday, Dec. 11, Breckenridge Public Works Director Houston Satterwhite rescinded all three boil water notices that have

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County Commissioners lift burn ban for one week

County Commissioners voted to leave the county-wide burn ban off for week beginning today, Monday, Dec. 10, at their regular

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Elks Hoop Shoot for kids scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 15

  Elks Hoop Shoot for kids scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 15

Breckenridge kids ages 8 to 13 will have a chance to participate in the annual Elks Hoop Shoot on  Saturday,

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Boil Water Notice in place for southeast portion of Breckenridge

  Boil Water Notice in place for southeast portion of Breckenridge

A Boil Water Notice is in effect for a southeast portion of Breckenridge. The notice affects the water customers in

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Chamber cancels Christmas parade, tree lighting ceremony

The Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce has canceled this year’s Christmas Parade and downtown tree-lighting event, originally scheduled for Saturday, Dec.

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City issues two new boil water notices, rescinds last week’s notices

  City issues two new boil water notices, rescinds last week’s notices

The City of Breckenridge issued notices on Friday afternoon, Dec. 7, rescinding the boil water notices issued last week and

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Investigation continues into BHS threat

  Investigation continues into BHS threat

As the investigation into a threat at Breckenridge High School continues, almost half of the district’s students are absent today,

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DA’s office releases list of October plea deals

  DA’s office releases list of October plea deals

The 90th Judicial District Attorney’s office, which covers Stephens and Young counties, has announced the following cases that were pleaded

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Breckenridge TSTC students to graduate in Abilene on Monday

  Breckenridge TSTC students to graduate in Abilene on Monday

Nineteen students from Breckenridge will join more than 120 other candidates for graduation at Texas State Technical College’s West Texas

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Police, school officials investigating threat at high school

  Police, school officials investigating threat at high school

Breckenridge police and school officials are investigating a threatening message found at Breckenridge High School this morning, Thursday, Dec. 6,

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Second annual Breck Trade Days Chili Cook-off set for Dec. 15

  Second annual Breck Trade Days Chili Cook-off set for Dec. 15

For the second year in a row, Breckenridge is looking for the best chili cooks in the area. On Saturday,

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