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NewsMatch to double donations to Breckenridge Texan through Dec. 31

    NewsMatch to double donations to Breckenridge Texan through Dec. 31

The Breckenridge Texan is once again participating in the international fundraising campaign NewsMatch, which will double the amount of donations that we receive through Dec. 31.

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Area law enforcement agencies issue warning about imposter officer

    Area law enforcement agencies issue warning about imposter officer

Area law enforcement agencies are on the lookout for a man allegedly impersonating an officer after he reportedly stopped a woman on a dark, rural road in western Young County earlier this month.

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County Commissioners agree to election software changes due to redistricting

    County Commissioners agree to election software changes due to redistricting

At their regular meeting last week, the Stephens County Commissioners voted to make the necessary changes in the election software to accommodate for the recent changes caused by redistricting.

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City of Breckenridge issues Boil Water Notice for south-central neighborhood

    City of Breckenridge issues Boil Water Notice for south-central neighborhood

The City of Breckenridge’s Public Works Director has declared a Boil Water Notice effective Sunday, November 28, 2021, for several blocks in the south-central portion of the city.

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Breckenridge student leadership team wins contest with community garden project

    Breckenridge student leadership team wins contest with community garden project

The Breckenridge High School team of Liberty Vandergriff, Aimee Toliver, Rylan Sims and Kason Knight earned the first place award in the 2021 Texas Midwest Community Network’s annual Leadership TMCN program contest.

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Football, volleyball Buckaroos receive All-District honors

    Football, volleyball Buckaroos receive All-District honors

Now that the playoff season is complete for the teams in District 3-3A-Division I, the All-District teams have been announced for varsity football and volleyball.

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Shine to perform Christmas concert at National Theatre on Saturday, Dec. 11

  Shine to perform Christmas concert at National Theatre on Saturday, Dec. 11

The band Shine is scheduled to come back to Breckenridge to help celebrate Christmas and to say goodbye to 2021 with a concert at the National Theatre on Saturday, Dec. 11.

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Annual Turkey Trot race kicks off Thanksgiving Holiday for South Elementary students, teachers

  Annual Turkey Trot race kicks off Thanksgiving Holiday for South Elementary students, teachers

South Elementary students were joined by teachers, parents and others for the annual Turkey Trot run on Friday morning, the last day of school before the Thanksgiving holiday break.

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VFW to host Thanksgiving meal on Thursday

  VFW to host Thanksgiving meal on Thursday

Breckenridge’s VFW Post 7767 will host a Thanksgiving lunch for community members on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 25.

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Annual lighted Christmas parade slated for Dec. 8

  Annual lighted Christmas parade slated for Dec. 8

On Friday evening, the Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual Mingle & Jingle shopping event and the lighting of the City of Breckenridge’s community Christmas tree lighting ceremony, and on Wednesday, Dec. 8, the Chamber will sponsor a lighted Christmas parade through downtown.

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Rotary Club blood drive scheduled for Dec. 2

  Rotary Club blood drive scheduled for Dec. 2

The Breckenridge Rotary Club will host a blood drive with Carter BloodCare from noon to 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 2, in the First National Bank Community Room.

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Breckenridge High School graduate dies in Andrews ISD bus crash

  Breckenridge High School graduate dies in Andrews ISD bus crash

Darin Johns, a 1986 Breckenridge High School graduate, was killed in a school bus wreck on Friday, Nov. 19.

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Thanksgiving holiday to delay some trash pickup next week

  Thanksgiving holiday to delay some trash pickup next week

The Thanksgiving holiday will affect a couple of days’ trash service in the City of Breckenridge, according to information provided by the City.

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Local third graders excited to get dictionaries from Breckenridge Rotary Club

  Local third graders excited to get dictionaries from Breckenridge Rotary Club

Last week, when Breckenridge Rotary Club members Les and Sherry Strickland showed up at South Elementary to hand out dictionaries to the school’s third graders, they found a very enthusiastic audience.

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Fine Arts Center to host reception for Local Artists’ Winter Exhibit on Saturday, Nov. 20

  Fine Arts Center to host reception for Local Artists’ Winter Exhibit on Saturday, Nov. 20

The artwork of local artists will be on exhibit at the Breckenridge Fine Arts Center’s inaugural Local Artists’ Winter Exhibit on display from Saturday, Nov. 20, through January.

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Chamber to host Mingle & Jingle, downtown tree lighting on Friday, Nov. 19

  Chamber to host Mingle & Jingle, downtown tree lighting on Friday, Nov. 19

Downtown Breckenridge will be bustling with holiday spirit Friday evening as the Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual Christmas tree lighting and the Mingle and Jingle shopping event.

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Students and Teacher of the Month honored at Breckenridge school board meeting

  Students and Teacher of the Month honored at Breckenridge school board meeting

At this month’s regular school board meeting on Nov. 8, the Breckenridge Independent School District honored the Students of the Month and the Teacher of the Month.

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Stephens County Jail’s inmate list now online

  Stephens County Jail’s inmate list now online

The Stephens County Jail’s Inmate List went online last week, providing the community with up-to-date information about those who are in the local jail.

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BHS honors local veterans at annual Veterans Day ceremony

  BHS honors local veterans at annual Veterans Day ceremony

Local students and organizations gathered at the Breckenridge ISD Athletics and Fine Arts Facility on Thursday, Nov. 11, to honor local U.S. military veterans.

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