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Buckaroos drop to 1-3 for season following loss to Eastland Mavericks

    Buckaroos drop to 1-3 for season following loss to Eastland Mavericks

Coming off a heart-breaking overtime loss to Cisco, the Breckenridge Buckaroos had a ton of positives to build on heading into their game this past Friday against the Eastland Mavericks.

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Breckenridge Police Department, Stephens County Sheriff’s Office to host National Night Out Block Party on Oct. 5

    Breckenridge Police Department, Stephens County Sheriff’s Office to host National Night Out Block Party on Oct. 5

The Breckenridge Police Department will host a local National Night Out Block Party from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, at the Stephens County Law Enforcement Center, 210 E. Dyer St.

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City Commissioners approve new budget, tax rate at September meeting

    City Commissioners approve new budget, tax rate at September meeting

At their meeting last week, the Breckenridge City Commissioners voted to approve the new tax rate and budget for the upcoming year, before moving on to the regular business items on the agenda.

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Emergency Dispatch Report for Breckenridge and Stephens County for Sept. 6-12, 2021

    Emergency Dispatch Report for Breckenridge and Stephens County for Sept. 6-12, 2021

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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County commissioners approve 2021 tax rate, 2022 budget

    County commissioners approve 2021 tax rate, 2022 budget

Following a Public Hearing on Monday, Sept. 13, Stephens County Commissioners voted to approve the proposed 2022 Fiscal Year Budget and the 2021 Tax Rate for the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget for Stephens County.

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Emergency Dispatch Report for Breckenridge and Stephens County for Aug. 30-Sept. 5, 2021

    Emergency Dispatch Report for Breckenridge and Stephens County for Aug. 30-Sept. 5, 2021

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 Chamber of Commerce golf tournament raises funds for local scholarships

  Annual Chamber of Commerce golf tournament raises funds for local scholarships

The Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce held its annual Scholarship Golf Tournament in memory of Johnny Bates on Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Breckenridge Country Club.

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Stephens County Commissioners to hold hearing on tax rate, budget on Monday, Sept. 13

  Stephens County Commissioners to hold hearing on tax rate, budget on Monday, Sept. 13

The Stephens County Commissioners Court will hold a public hearing at 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 13, on the proposed 2021-2022 tax rate and budget, followed by the commissioners regular meeting.

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Buckaroos fight till the end in Cisco, losing by one point in overtime

  Buckaroos fight till the end in Cisco, losing by one point in overtime

Although the Breckenridge Buckaroos lost the game, it was a hard-fought win for the Cisco Loboes at Chesley Field on Friday night.

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Registration for Scholarship Golf Tournament to end Friday morning

  Registration for Scholarship Golf Tournament to end Friday morning

Last-minute registration for the annual Scholarship Golf Tournament in memory of Johnny Bates, hosted by the Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce, will wrap up Friday morning, Sept. 10, for the fundraiser that is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Breckenridge Country Club.

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W5 Pharmacy and Coffee hosts ribbon-cutting ceremony

  W5 Pharmacy and Coffee hosts ribbon-cutting ceremony

W5 Pharmacy and Coffee celebrated its recent opening with a Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting on Wednesday morning, Sept. 8.

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Stephens County DA’s office releases list of recent plea deals

  Stephens County DA’s office releases list of recent plea deals

Stephens County District Attorney Dee Peavy’s office recently released the following list of plea deals that were made in the 90th Judicial District Court.

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After Ballinger cancels, Buckaroos lose last-minute Homecoming game to Bells Panthers

  After Ballinger cancels, Buckaroos lose last-minute Homecoming game to Bells Panthers

The Buckaroos took on the Bells Panthers for the Breckenridge Homecoming after Ballinger canceled the game due to COVID-19 cases.

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Samantha Smalley, Julian Eutimio named 2021 Homecoming Queen and King

  Samantha Smalley, Julian Eutimio named 2021 Homecoming Queen and King

Breckenridge High School Senior Samantha Smalley was crowned the 2021 Homecoming Queen, and Julian Eutimio was named the Homecoming King shortly before the kickoff of the Homecoming football game tonight, Friday, Sept. 3.

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Band Boosters add featured items, credit card payment line to snack bar at Buckaroo games

  Band Boosters add featured items, credit card payment line to snack bar at Buckaroo games

Anyone who visited the snack bar during last week’s Buckaroo game against Jacksboro may have noticed a few changes. The Band Boosters, whose volunteer’s operate the booth during the games, have updated a few things this year.

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Ballinger cancels Friday night’s football game due to COVID-19; Breckenridge officials seeking alternative opponent

  Ballinger cancels Friday night’s football game due to COVID-19; Breckenridge officials seeking alternative opponent

Ballinger Independent School District has canceled Friday night’s varsity football game against Breckenridge High School’s Buckaroos due to the number of players and staff on the Bearcats team who have COVID-19.

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Reception to honor Jean Hayworth as she retires from community journalism career

  Reception to honor Jean Hayworth as she retires from community journalism career

Today, after 14 years of covering the news, sports and entertainment in Breckenridge, Jean Hayworth retires from the Breckenridge American. Tomorrow, she will celebrate her 80th birthday.

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Stephens Memorial Hospital Foundation hosts inaugural Sporting Clay Shoot

  Stephens Memorial Hospital Foundation hosts inaugural Sporting Clay Shoot

The Stephens Memorial Hospital Foundation’s recent Sporting Clay Shoot earlier this month not only generated attention for the foundation and its upcoming projects, but it also awarded prizes to the winners of the competitions.

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Breckenridge school board passes tax rate, budget; City to hold tax rate hearing this week

  Breckenridge school board passes tax rate, budget; City to hold tax rate hearing this week

The Breckenridge Independent School District’s Board of Trustees met last week and approved the new tax rate and budget. This week, the City of Breckenridge will hold a hearing on its proposed tax rate.

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