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Get to know the candidates: Breckenridge City Commissioner contenders answer profile questions

    Get to know the candidates: Breckenridge City Commissioner contenders answer profile questions

The Breckenridge City Commission election is scheduled for Saturday, May 4, and early voting starts next week.

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Upcoming AgriLife Extension programs focus on trees, ponds and community issues

    Upcoming AgriLife Extension programs focus on trees, ponds and community issues

The Stephens County AgriLife Extension Office has several upcoming activities, including a pond management program, a tree pests/diseases program and a community futures forum.

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Frontier Days to feature ‘Breck’s Got Talent’ competition; application deadline April 22

    Frontier Days to feature ‘Breck’s Got Talent’ competition; application deadline April 22

Breck’s Got Talent will be Saturday, May 4, and the application deadline for auditions is Monday, April 22.

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Stephens County Extension Office to offer car seat inspection event on April 26

    Stephens County Extension Office to offer car seat inspection event on April 26

The Stephens County AgriLife Extension Office will host a car seat safety event on Friday, April 26. Local parents can get their car seats inspected and receive a free car seat or booster seat, depending on need.

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In memory of Shalon: Local paint party raises funds for art scholarships, classes

    In memory of Shalon: Local paint party raises funds for art scholarships, classes

Organized by friends and acquaintances of the late Shalon Taylor Wilson, the “Paint Like Shalon” event on April 9 raised about $1,000 for art scholarships, workshops and more.

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Breckenridge school board votes to seek new health insurance; honors students, staff, teachers of the month

    Breckenridge school board votes to seek new health insurance; honors students, staff, teachers of the month

Breckenridge Independent School District employees will soon have a new insurance plan after the Board of Trustees voted to appoint an agent of record to assist the district with a health insurance plan and to leave the insurance cooperative the district has been in.

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Brett Taylor concert to wrap up 2023-24 Performance Series at National Theatre

  Brett Taylor concert to wrap up 2023-24 Performance Series at National Theatre

Closing out the National Theatre of Breckenridge’s 2023-24 Performance Series will be Brett Taylor, along with some of his songwriting friends from Nashville.

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‘Casino Night’ on April 20 benefits Breckenridge Fine Arts Center

  ‘Casino Night’ on April 20 benefits Breckenridge Fine Arts Center

The Breckenridge Fine Arts Center will host its biggest fundraiser of the year — Casino Night — on Saturday, April 20. Tickets are on sale at the BFAC.

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Local 4-H photography class, contest provide students with creative skills and photo challenges

  Local 4-H photography class, contest provide students with creative skills and photo challenges

When Breckenridge photographer Rachelle Perry, teaches photography to the kids in the Stephens County 4-H program, it’s all about teaching the rules of good photography. Then, it’s about teaching them how to break those rules.

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Breckenridge could see 98 percent coverage during eclipse on Monday, April 8, depending on the weather

  Breckenridge could see 98 percent coverage during eclipse on Monday, April 8, depending on the weather

A little after noon on Monday, April 8, the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse will begin in this area. Whether or not anyone in Breckenridge will be able to see the phenomenon will depend on the cloud cover.

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Breckenridge Woman’s Forum learns about Meals on Wheels program during March meeting

  Breckenridge Woman’s Forum learns about Meals on Wheels program during March meeting

The Breckenridge Woman’s Forum learned all about the local Meals on Wheels program at their monthly meeting in March.

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BEDC bringing new restaurant to downtown Breckenridge, working on other plans for community

  BEDC bringing new restaurant to downtown Breckenridge, working on other plans for community

Breckenridge will soon have a new restaurant in downtown after the City Commission approved a deal between the Breckenridge Economic Development Corp. and Jonathan and Neri Gonzalez, who own  Neri’s on the Square in Graham.

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Texas Forts Trail caravan stops by Breckenridge museum, restaurant and bungalow

  Texas Forts Trail caravan stops by Breckenridge museum, restaurant and bungalow

When the Texas Forts Trail caravan made its Spring 2024 tour around the north-central portion of the region, the group visited Breckenridge, touring the museum, stopping for lunch and visiting a local bungalow for dessert before heading back to Abilene.

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Child Welfare Board decorates Stephens County Courthouse for Child Abuse Awareness Month

  Child Welfare Board decorates Stephens County Courthouse for Child Abuse Awareness Month

On Monday, April 1, members of the Child Welfare Board gathered under overcast skies to put up their Child Abuse Awareness Month’s annual display on the Stephens County Courthouse lawn.

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4-H Garden Club to host plant sale on Saturday, April 6

  4-H Garden Club to host plant sale on Saturday, April 6

The Stephens County 4-H will host a plant sale beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 6, at the 4-H greenhouse, located at 2622 U.S. Highway 180 East (at the intersection of U.S. 180 and State Highway 67). It will be open to the public.

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Breckenridge Chamber hosting several events in upcoming weeks: Spring Fling, carnival, Frontier Days

  Breckenridge Chamber hosting several events in upcoming weeks: Spring Fling, carnival, Frontier Days

The Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce is busy working on three events for the community that will happen within the next five weeks — Spring Fling, an 18-ride carnival and the annual Frontier Days.

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From gift shop to Bunco: Hospital Auxiliary – aka Pink Ladies – support hospital through many fundraising efforts

  From gift shop to Bunco: Hospital Auxiliary – aka Pink Ladies – support hospital through many fundraising efforts

If you’ve ever had the opportunity to visit the Stephens Memorial Hospital, you may have noticed the gift shop just inside the front doors, as well as some of the women working in the little store, which is operated by the SMH Auxiliary.

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Voter registration deadline for City Commission election is Thursday, April 4

  Voter registration deadline for City Commission election is Thursday, April 4

The deadline to register to vote in the upcoming City of Breckenridge election is Thursday, April 4. The ballot will include the Breckenridge Mayor and the contested races for City Commission Places 1 and 2. 

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Breckenridge City Commission authorizes Northrop to negotiate hiring Blake Johnson as police chief

  Breckenridge City Commission authorizes Northrop to negotiate hiring Blake Johnson as police chief

The City of Breckenridge could have a new police chief soon after the City Commission voted at a special meeting this evening, Tuesday, March 26, to authorize City Manager Cynthia Northrop to negotiate the hiring of Blake Johnson for the position.

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