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Area high school students get hands-on look at TSTC programs

    Area high school students get hands-on look at TSTC programs

Juniors and seniors from area high schools got a firsthand look at some of the programs offered by TSTC West Texas during an open house Thursday at the Breckenridge campus.

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DA releases list of plea deals for November, December and January

    DA releases list of plea deals for November, December and January

Stephens County District Attorney Dee Peavy’s office recently released the following list of plea deals that were made recently in the 90th Judicial Court. November 2019 Candice Lynn Carey, 37, Breckenridge,

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Tearing up the turf: Old artificial grass removed from Buckaroo Stadium

    Tearing up the turf: Old artificial grass removed from Buckaroo Stadium

Construction workers removed the turf from Buckaroo Stadium this week in preparation for the new turf that arrived last week. On Wednesday afternoon, they were working on rolling up the

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Stephens County emergency management team to meet regarding coronavirus preparedness

    Stephens County emergency management team to meet regarding coronavirus preparedness

The Stephens County Emergency Management team will host a meeting for the local emergency management partners and community regarding the community’s preparedness for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) at 9:30 a.m. Friday,

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TSTC to host open house for high school students on Thursday

    TSTC to host open house for high school students on Thursday

Texas State Technical College’s Breckenridge campus will host an open house for high school juniors and seniors from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27. The event will include

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Stephens County man sentenced to 35 years in prison for sexual assault of a child

    Stephens County man sentenced to 35 years in prison for sexual assault of a child

On Thursday, Feb. 20, in the 90th Judicial District Court, David Hoffine, 34, of Stephens County, pleaded guilty to and was convicted of two counts of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child –

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Second week of early voting kicks off today; Breckenridge Texan launches election page

  Second week of early voting kicks off today; Breckenridge Texan launches election page

Following a strong voter turnout last week, the second week of Early Voting in the Republican and Democratic Party primaries

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Local Girl Scouts hope to raise enough funds for trip to Washington, D.C.

  Local Girl Scouts hope to raise enough funds for trip to Washington, D.C.

Local Girl Scout troop #8356 has a week left of their annual cookie sales, and they’re trying to raise enough

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Local Storm Spotter Class scheduled for March 2

  Local Storm Spotter Class scheduled for March 2

The National Weather Service will be in Breckenridge on Monday, March 2, for a free severe weather training session offered

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Campaign signs on courthouse lawn stir up controversy

  Campaign signs on courthouse lawn stir up controversy

Update: As of Sunday, Feb. 23, all of the campaign signs on the courthouse lawns in Stephens and Shackelford counties

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Stephens Memorial Hospital named as a Top 100 rural hospital

  Stephens Memorial Hospital named as a Top 100 rural hospital

Stephens Memorial Hospital announced last week that it has been named a 2020 Top 100 Rural and  Community Hospital by

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Griffiths honored as Citizens of the Year at annual banquet

  Griffiths honored as Citizens of the Year at annual banquet

As last year’s Citizen of the Year, Barbara Thornton, described this year’s honorees to the attendees at the Breckenridge Chamber

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Dump truck driver transported by helicopter following one-vehicle rollover

  Dump truck driver transported by helicopter following one-vehicle rollover

A dump truck driver was transported to the hospital by air ambulance after being injured in a one-vehicle rollover on

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Stephens Memorial Hospital to host free opioid overdose prevention training

  Stephens Memorial Hospital to host free opioid overdose prevention training

Stephens Memorial Hospital will present a free opioid overdose prevention training from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at

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BISD to host Healthy Heart Celebration Night on Thursday

  BISD to host Healthy Heart Celebration Night on Thursday

The hearts on last week’s Valentine’s cards aren’t the only ones getting attention this month. February is known as American

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Early voting for 2020 Primary to begin on Tuesday, Feb. 18

  Early voting for 2020 Primary to begin on Tuesday, Feb. 18

Early voting for the 2020 Primary Election will begin on Tuesday, Feb. 18, and continue through Feb. 28 at the

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McCuistion retiring after eight years as Breckenridge City Manager

  McCuistion retiring after eight years as Breckenridge City Manager

The local community will experience/another leadership change in the near future with Breckenridge City Manager Andy McCuistion turning in his

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Kaitlyn Crook takes top honors in local Rotary Club speech contest

  Kaitlyn  Crook takes top honors in local Rotary Club speech contest

Three Breckenridge High School seniors competed in the annual Rotary Club Four-Way Speech Contest on Tuesday, Feb. 11. Each student

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Stephens County Sheriff’s Office Summary for Jan. 28-Feb. 9

Sheriff’s Office Summary Calls for Service: 76 Civil Papers Successfully Served: 26 Inmates Currently Housed: 30 January 28 A deputy

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