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Stephens County joins eight others as ‘Second Amendment Sanctuary’ in Texas

    Stephens County joins eight others as ‘Second Amendment Sanctuary’ in Texas

The Commissioners Court voted Tuesday morning, Nov. 12, to make Stephens County the ninth “Second Amendment Sanctuary County” in Texas. County Judge Michael Roach said that several citizens had reached

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Flowers, wreath and flags honor local veterans for their service

    Flowers, wreath and flags honor local veterans for their service

Flowers and a wreath decorate the Veterans Memorial outside the Stephens County Courthouse in honor of Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11. There is also a large American flag draped above

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Wags & Whiskers run raises funds for Humane Society

    Wags & Whiskers run raises funds for Humane Society

Thirty runners — including a few dogs — gathered in the Breckenridge City Park on Saturday morning, Nov. 9, for the fifth annual Wags and Whiskers 5K and Furry Fun

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TSTC eligible to compete for $1 million Aspen Prize for community colleges

    TSTC eligible to compete for $1 million Aspen Prize for community colleges

The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program today named Texas State Technical College as one of 150 community and technical colleges eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for

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Celebrity readers bring books to life at Buckaroo Book Night

    Celebrity readers bring books to life at Buckaroo Book Night

Young readers gathered on the football field at Buckaroo Stadium Tuesday night to celebrate reading and listen to stories read by local celebrity readers from Breckenridge Independent School District. The

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Wags & Whiskers 5K & Furry Fun Run slated for Saturday, Nov. 9

    Wags & Whiskers 5K & Furry Fun Run slated for Saturday, Nov. 9

The fifth annual Wags & Whiskers 5K and Furry Fun Run is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 9, in the Breckenridge City Park, 601 E. Walker St. All proceeds will benefit

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Ribbon cutting celebrates new owners at Party Planet

  Ribbon cutting celebrates new owners at Party Planet

The Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce celebrated the new ownership of Party Planet BYC with a ribbon cutting last week. The

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Mahan to retire after 21 years as Breckenridge Police Chief

  Mahan to retire after 21 years as Breckenridge Police Chief

At the end of January, Breckenridge Police Chief Larry Mahan will wrap up 21 years as the city’s top cop.

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Rotary Club’s Taste of the Holidays raises funds for scholarships

  Rotary Club’s Taste of the Holidays raises funds for scholarships

The Breckenridge community had a chance to sample some local food, listen to live music and bid on holiday centerpieces,

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Fourth annual Buckaroo Book Night slated for Tuesday, Nov. 5

  Fourth annual Buckaroo Book Night slated for Tuesday, Nov. 5

The fourth annual Buckaroo Book Night is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, and this year the

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Stephens County Sheriff’s Office summary for Oct. 21-Nov. 1

Sheriff’s Office Summary Calls for Service: 90 Civil Papers Successfully Served: 15 Inmates Currently Housed: 30 Oct. 21 A deputy

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Knights of Columbus taking orders for Thanksgiving deep-fried turkeys

  Knights of Columbus taking orders for Thanksgiving deep-fried turkeys

The St. Jude Knights of Columbus are taking orders for Thanksgiving deep-fried turkeys.  The turkeys will be approximately 10–12 pounds,

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After loss to Wall, Buckaroos have one more chance to get into playoffs

  After loss to Wall, Buckaroos have one more chance to get into playoffs

Fresh off their first win of the 2019 football season last week against Early, the Breckenridge Buckaroos were faced with

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TSTC welding students bring the heat for Chamber banquet

  TSTC welding students bring the heat for Chamber banquet

Texas State Technical College is bringing the heat. First-semester Welding Technology students at the Breckenridge TSTC campus are constructing a

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National Theatre to present musical ‘I Do! I Do!’ tonight, Nov. 2

  National Theatre to present musical ‘I Do! I Do!’ tonight, Nov. 2

The National Theatre of Breckenridge will present the husband and wife team of Kerry and Ashleigh Goff in a production

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Stephens Memorial Hospital Board accepts Kempton’s resignation as CEO

  Stephens Memorial Hospital Board accepts Kempton’s resignation as CEO

Directors of the Stephens Memorial Hospital District accepted the resignation of hospital CEO and Administrator Matthew Kempton during a special

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Rotary to host fourth annual Taste of the Holidays on Tuesday, Nov. 5

  Rotary to host fourth annual Taste of the Holidays on Tuesday, Nov. 5

The Breckenridge community will have a chance to sample local holiday fare at the fourth annual Taste of the Holidays,

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Breckenridge celebrates Halloween with activities today

  Breckenridge celebrates Halloween with activities today

Today, Thursday, Oct. 31, is Halloween, and in addition to the regular trick-or-treating that local children may participate in, there

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The case of the mysterious blue streak on Walker Street solved

  The case of the mysterious blue streak on Walker Street solved

On Friday morning, photos of a mysterious blue streak covering much of the westbound lane on Walker Street from North

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