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Buckaroos preparing for new district opponents

    Buckaroos preparing for new district opponents

After almost two weeks of two-a-days, the Breckenridge Buckaroos football team will travel to Vernon this afternoon to play a scrimmage game against the Vernon High School Lions, and Head

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Salsa and guacamole contest set for Saturday

    Salsa and guacamole contest set for Saturday

Salsa cooks around Breckenridge are dusting off their recipes and preparing to enter the inaugural Breck Trade Days Fresh Homemade Salsa and Guacamole Contest this Saturday morning. The event is

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New school year kicks off at BISD

    New school year kicks off at BISD

The 2018-19 school year got off to a good start in Breckenridge this morning, Thursday, Aug. 16. No major problems were reported at the five Breckenridge Independent School District campuses,

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School starts today in Breckenridge — drive safely

    School starts today in Breckenridge — drive safely

Thursday, Aug. 16, is the first day of school in Breckenridge. Drivers need to drive safely in the school zones, and remember cell phone use — for texting and/or talking

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Breckenridge Texan honored with recent awards

    Breckenridge Texan honored with recent awards

The Breckenridge Texan received two awards recently. TASB Media Honor Roll At Monday night’s school board meeting, Breckenridge Independent School District Superintendent Tim Seymore presented Breckenridge Texan Publisher Tony Pilkington

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County Commissioners vote to consider funding for museum, continue fire ban

    County Commissioners vote to consider funding for museum, continue fire ban

On Monday, Stephens County Commissioners approved a motion to consider at a funding request from the Swenson Memorial Museum at their budget workshop scheduled for today, Aug. 14. Swenson Memorial

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BISD provides maps, directions for avoiding road construction at BHS and BJHS when school starts

  BISD provides maps, directions for avoiding road construction at BHS and BJHS when school starts

With major road construction underway on Lindsey Street in front of Breckenridge High School and Junior High, some changes have

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Early Voting continues in BISD tax rate election

  Early Voting continues in BISD tax rate election

Early Voting continues this week in the Breckenridge Independent School District’s tax ratification election. As of the morning of Monday,

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People’s Choice awarded in BFAC’s annual art show

  People’s Choice awarded in BFAC’s annual art show

Most of the awards in the Breckenridge Fine Arts Center’s annual Juried Art Show were announced last month when the

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Elks Lodge makes donation to local, area schools

  Elks Lodge makes donation to local, area schools

The Breckenridge Elks Lodge #1480 donated items for the special education and life skills classes in Moran Independent School District

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This weekend: Tax-free holiday and Fill-the-Bus campaign

  This weekend: Tax-free holiday and Fill-the-Bus campaign

Fill-the-Bus The community of Breckenridge will have the opportunity to help out families in need at the Fill-the-Bus event on

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City approves funding for Swenson Memorial Museum, continues discussions on YMCA building’s future

  City approves funding for Swenson Memorial Museum, continues discussions on YMCA building’s future

Breckenridge city commissioners voted to provide financial assistance to the Swenson Memorial Museum and discussed the future of the YMCA

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Early voting in BISD tax ratification election to start Aug. 8

The Breckenridge Independent School District will hold a special election on Saturday, Aug. 25, to ratify the tax rate adopted

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Movie Night kicks off Buckaroo spirit for 2018 football season

  Movie Night kicks off Buckaroo spirit for 2018 football season

The Mothers of Bucks organization kicked off Buckaroo spirit for the upcoming football season by hosting Buckaroo Movie Night at

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BISD Trustees approve purchase of wheelchair lift bus, electrical work at South Elementary

  BISD Trustees approve purchase of wheelchair lift bus, electrical work at South Elementary

During a special board meeting on Thursday, Aug. 2, the Breckenridge Independent School District board of trustees voted to amend

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High-tech training gives Sheriff’s Office real-world driving challenges

  High-tech training gives Sheriff’s Office real-world driving challenges

Stephens County Jail Administrator Maj. James Barrera gripped the steering wheel, his car’s siren screaming and red lights flashing as

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Traffic to be rerouted to east-bound lane on U.S. Highway 180 East

  Traffic to be rerouted to east-bound lane on U.S. Highway 180 East

Construction workers were putting the final touches on marking the lanes on the east-bound side of U.S. Highway 180 (East

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BISD to host third annual Buckaroo Bash on Saturday, Aug. 4

  BISD to host third annual Buckaroo Bash on Saturday, Aug. 4

Breckenridge parents and students will have a chance to register for school, get health screenings and haircuts for the students,

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United Fund nears goal, still needs donations

  United Fund nears goal, still needs donations

The United Fund of Breckenridge is at 82 percent of this year’s goal of $22,155, and the organization continues to

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