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County Commissioners keep burn ban off, approve Hazard Mitigation Plan

    County Commissioners keep burn ban off, approve Hazard Mitigation Plan

When Stephens County commissioners met on Monday, they chose to leave the county-wide burn off, voted to adopt a Hazard Mitigation Plan and honored a long-time local postal worker who

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BISD continues seeking input from community in superintendent search

    BISD continues seeking input from community in superintendent search

Just a few people attended the Breckenridge Independent School District sessions on Monday to gather information for the Board of Trustees’ search for a new superintendent. However, anyone interested in

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Piatigorsky Foundation artists perform for local students at National Theatre

    Piatigorsky Foundation artists perform for local students at National Theatre

Breckenridge band students were treated to a concert featuring masterpieces performed by two Piatigorsky Foundation artists, cellist Evan Drachman and pianist Chelsea Wang, at the National Theatre on Monday. The

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Mahan’s retirement reception slated for Friday, Jan. 17

    Mahan’s retirement reception slated for Friday, Jan. 17

There will be a retirement reception for Breckenridge Police Chief Larry Mahan from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at the Breckenridge Fine Arts Center, 207 N. Breckenridge Ave.

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BISD to host community involvement session Jan. 13 for superintendent search

    BISD to host community involvement session Jan. 13 for superintendent search

The Breckenridge Independent School District Board of Trustees with assistance from the Texas Association of School Boards Executive Search Services has begun work to select a new superintendent for the

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Stephens County Junior Livestock Show wraps up with Showman award, buckle presentation

    Stephens County Junior Livestock Show wraps up with Showman award, buckle presentation

The competition portion of the 2020 Stephens County Junior Livestock Show and Sale wrapped up with the sixth annual Jacob Jackson Master Showman Award on Saturday, Jan. 11, at the

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After Saturday’s snowfall, warm-up expected for Sunday

  After Saturday’s snowfall, warm-up expected for Sunday

Breckenridge residents woke up to several inches of snow covering the city Saturday morning, Jan. 11, after a weather system

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Stephens County Junior Livestock Show opens with Rabbit Show, continues today

  Stephens County Junior Livestock Show opens with Rabbit Show, continues today

The 2020 Stephens County Junior Livestock Show kicked off Thursday evening, Jan. 9, with the opening ceremony, followed by the

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City approves ordinance to put increased sewer rates on fee schedule

  City approves ordinance to put increased sewer rates on fee schedule

Breckenridge City Commissioners voted on Tuesday, Jan. 7, to approve the final reading of an ordinance to amend changes to

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Annual Stephens County Junior Livestock Show slated for Jan. 9-11

  Annual Stephens County Junior Livestock Show slated for Jan. 9-11

The 2020 Stephens County Junior Livestock Show and Sale will kick off Thursday evening, Jan. 9, at the Stephens County

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Stephens County Sheriff’s Office Summary for Dec. 27-Jan. 3

Sheriff’s Summary Calls for Service: 71 Civil Papers Successfully Served: 11 Inmates Currently Housed: 24 December 27 The Sheriff’s Office

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Inside lanes on U.S. 183 North to be closed for utility work

  Inside lanes on U.S. 183 North to be closed for utility work

Beginning Monday, Jan. 6, portions of U.S. Highway 183 North, aka North Breckenridge Avenue, will be reduced to one lane

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Local Elks Lodge to host New Year’s Eve party

  Local Elks Lodge to host New Year’s Eve party

The Breckenridge Elks Lodge #1480 will host a New Year’s Eve party from 6 p.m. to midnight Tuesday, Dec. 31,

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DA releases list of plea deals for October

  DA releases list of plea deals for October

Stephens County District Attorney Dee Peavy recently released the following list of plea deals that were made in the 90th

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Fifteen Vocational Nursing students graduate from TSTC

  Fifteen Vocational Nursing students graduate from TSTC

Earlier this month, 15 Breckenridge students graduated with certificates of completion in Vocational Nursing from Texas State Technical College. The local

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Merry Christmas!

  Merry Christmas!

The Stephens County Courthouse hosted a Christmas party for the community on Monday, Dec. 23. Santa and Mrs. Claus, as

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Duggan takes First Place in Chili Cook-off; Harrison wins People’s Choice

  Duggan takes First Place in Chili Cook-off; Harrison wins People’s Choice

On Saturday, Dec. 21, the first day of winter, the temperature was a bit chilly in the Breck Trade Barn

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R.E. Dye Manufacturing celebrates 100th anniversary

  R.E. Dye Manufacturing celebrates 100th anniversary

In January 1919, Robert Edward (R.E.) Dye took a train from Frisco to Eastland on his way back home to

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City to host third annual Chili Cook-off on Saturday, Dec. 21

  City to host third annual Chili Cook-off on Saturday, Dec. 21

On Saturday, Dec. 21, the 2019 Breck Trade Days Texas Chili Cook-off will be held at the Trade Days barn.

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