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Breckenridge City Commission appoints Robertson-Caraway as interim city manager

    Breckenridge City Commission appoints Robertson-Caraway as interim city manager

With Breckenridge’s interim city manager Scott Dixon’s three-month stint ending recently, the Breckenridge City Commission voted at their meeting earlier this month to appoint City Secretary Heather Robertson-Caraway as the interim city manager while the search committee seeks a new manager for the city.

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City’s semi-annual cemetery cleanup to begin Feb. 1

    City’s semi-annual cemetery cleanup to begin Feb. 1

City of Breckenridge employees will begin its semi-annual cleaning the Breckenridge Cemetery on Monday, Feb. 1, in preparation for the grass and flower season. In October, the City Commission approved

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Stephens Memorial Hospital launches online sign-up form for COVID-19 vaccine

    Stephens Memorial Hospital launches online sign-up form for COVID-19 vaccine

Stephens Memorial Hospital has created an online sign-up form for people interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Chris Curtis, Director of Business Development for SMH, said that as of Thursday morning 240 people had signed up through the form to get the vaccine.

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Keep It Clean Detailing & Pressure Washing kicks off new year with ribbon cutting

    Keep It Clean Detailing & Pressure Washing kicks off new year with ribbon cutting

Amanda Jamison, co-owner of Keep it Clean Detailing and Pressure Washing, cuts a ribbon during a ceremony with representatives of the Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce just before noon Tuesday, Jan.

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Emergency Dispatch Report for Breckenridge and Stephens County for Jan. 4-10

    Emergency Dispatch Report for Breckenridge and Stephens County for Jan. 4-10

Editor’s note: The weekly emergency dispatch report for Breckenridge and Stephens County is compiled from the daily logs of the local 9-1-1 dispatchers. It includes local calls involving the Breckenridge Police

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Annual stock show wraps up with presentation of Master Showman Award to Addison Duncan

    Annual stock show wraps up with presentation of Master Showman Award to Addison Duncan

The 2021 Stephens County Junior Livestock Show and Sale started Thursday evening, Jan. 7, with the weigh-ins and Rabbit Division and wrapped up with the seventh annual Jacob Jackson Master

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SCJLS: KayLee Langford, Kadynce Kennedy earn top awards in Cattle Division

  SCJLS: KayLee Langford, Kadynce Kennedy earn top awards in Cattle Division

The final livestock contest of the 2021 Stephens  County Junior Livestock Show was the Cattle Division on Friday evening, Jan.

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SCJLS: Addison Duncan, Caiden Gonzales take home top Swine Division awards

  SCJLS: Addison Duncan, Caiden Gonzales take home top Swine Division awards

The Swine Division of the 2021 Stephen County Junior Livestock Show was the largest category with 46 students showing almost

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SCJLS: Top honors in Goat Division go to Olyvia Perez, Addison Duncan and Caroline Turner

  SCJLS: Top honors in Goat Division go to Olyvia Perez, Addison Duncan and Caroline Turner

This year’s Goat Division in the Stephens County Junior Livestock Show featured six classes of breeding goats and five classes

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SCJLS: Kason Knight, Addison Street garner top awards in Sheep Division

  SCJLS: Kason Knight, Addison Street garner top awards in Sheep Division

The Sheep Division of the 2021 Stephens County Junior Livestock Show followed the poultry judging Friday morning. Spencer Scotten of

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Local businesses, agencies announce Monday closures, delays due to weather

  Local businesses, agencies announce Monday closures, delays due to weather

With snow still coming down in Breckenridge on Sunday evening, Jan. 10, several businesses and agencies have announced closures, delayed

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SCJLS: Chloe Pugh, Hannah Moreno take top honors in Poultry Division

  SCJLS: Chloe Pugh, Hannah Moreno take top honors in Poultry Division

The second day of the 2021 Stephens County Junior Livestock Show  began with the Poultry Division. Chris Beard judged the

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Snow blankets Stephens County as winter storm moves across state

  Snow blankets Stephens County as winter storm moves across state

The National Weather Service’s forecast held true, and Breckenridge and Stephens County have received as much as six inches of

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SCJLS: Kayla Wood, Magdalynn Paul, Cabel Perkins take top honors in Rabbit Division

  SCJLS: Kayla Wood, Magdalynn Paul, Cabel Perkins take top honors in Rabbit Division

The 63rd annual Stephens County Junior Livestock Show started with the Rabbit Division on Thursday evening, Jan. 7. The competition

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Stephens County Junior Livestock Show kicks off with Rabbit Show, continues today

  Stephens County Junior Livestock Show kicks off with Rabbit Show, continues today

The 2021 Stephens County Junior Livestock Show and Sale kicked off Thursday evening, Jan. 7, with the Rabbit Show at

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After attending Texas Legislature’s ‘freshman orientation,’ Glenn Rogers discusses Capitol history

  After attending Texas Legislature’s ‘freshman orientation,’ Glenn Rogers discusses Capitol history

Since the runoff election in July, I have spent much time traveling across the district to meet with constituents, business

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Emergency Dispatch Report for Breckenridge and Stephens County for Dec. 28-Jan. 3

  Emergency Dispatch Report for Breckenridge and Stephens County for Dec. 28-Jan. 3

Editor’s note: The weekly emergency dispatch report for Breckenridge and Stephens County is compiled from the daily logs of the local

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Two County offices closed as active COVID-19 cases reach highest level yet

  Two County offices closed as active COVID-19 cases reach highest level yet

A Breckenridge man was flown 500 miles to New Mexico — the closest hospital with an available ICU bed — after his COVID-19 case got dramatically worse today, and two Stephens County offices are closed due to employees having COVID-19.

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COVID-19 continues to threaten area as first vaccines arrive in Stephens County

  COVID-19 continues to threaten area as first vaccines arrive in Stephens County

As we move into the new year, the COVID-19 case surge continues to have a major impact on Breckenridge and the surrounding area. However, last week there was a small positive development when 10 employees at Stephens Memorial Hospital received the first dose of the Moderna vaccine.

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