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Commissioners vote to continue fire ban as dry conditions persist

    Commissioners vote to continue fire ban as dry conditions persist

Stephens County Commissioners voted today, Sept. 11, to continue the county-wide fire ban for at least two more weeks. According to Breckenridge Fire Chief Calvin Cheney, the county continues to

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Stephens County Sheriff’s Office weekly summary for Sept. 4-10, 2017

For the previous week, the sheriff’s office had 46 calls for service and served three sets of civil papers. Sept. 4 A theft of an air compressor and its accessories

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East Elementary students send off donations to Hurricane Harvey victims

    East Elementary students send off donations to Hurricane Harvey victims

Students from East Elementary display a truckload of donations they collected to send to the victims of Hurricane Harvey in front of the school Friday afternoon. The items were collected

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Breckenridge falls to Rams in second football game of season

    Breckenridge falls to Rams in second football game of season

For the second week in a row, the Breckenridge Buckaroos faced a tough opponent on the football field and came away with a loss. And, like last week, the Bucks

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BHS honors first responders at pep rally

    BHS honors first responders at pep rally

The Breckenridge High School Buckaroos honored veterans and first responders with a tribute at their weekly pep rally this morning, in advance of Sept. 11, recognized nationally as Patriot Day

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City Commissioners approve 2017-2018 budget, property tax cut

    City Commissioners approve 2017-2018 budget, property tax cut

Following a public hearing on the 2017-2018 City of Breckenridge budget Tuesday evening, city commissioners voted to approve the budget and next year’s property tax rate. The budget, which goes

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UPDATE: Emergency crews respond to house fire this afternoon

  UPDATE: Emergency crews respond to house fire this afternoon

The Breckenridge Fire Department battled a house fire in the 500 block of South Miller Street this afternoon (Tuesday, Sept.

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Emergency crews respond to house fire this afternoon

  Emergency crews respond to house fire this afternoon

Please see an updated version of this story by clicking here. The Breckenridge Fire Department battled a house fire in

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South ‘Spreads Wonder’ with a book for every student

  South ‘Spreads Wonder’ with a book for every student

As the fourth graders gathered in the South Elementary cafeteria/auditorium Friday morning, they didn’t know what to expect. They knew

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Buckaroos open 2017 season against Cisco Loboes

  Buckaroos open 2017 season against Cisco Loboes

The Breckenridge Buckaroos may have left the football field with a loss Friday night after playing the Cisco Loboes for

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Stephens County Sheriff’s Office weekly summary — Aug. 28- Sept. 3, 2017

For the previous week, the sheriff’s office had 32 calls for service and served several sets of civil papers. August

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Breckenridge residents turn out to support Hurricane Harvey victims

  Breckenridge residents turn out to support Hurricane Harvey victims

What started out as separate fundraising efforts on Facebook for the victims of Hurricane Harvey has come together as one

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Meet Joseph Firenza, the new assistant band director for BISD

  Meet Joseph Firenza, the new assistant band director for BISD

When the Pride of Breckenridge – the BHS Buckaroo Band – takes the field at half-time this season, all of

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UPDATED: Local residents line up to buy gas as rumors of shortage spread

  UPDATED: Local residents line up to buy gas as rumors of shortage spread

UPDATE: On Friday morning, most gas stations in town have gasoline, and the price is ranging from $2.39 per gallon

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Buckaroos get helmets ready for Friday night

  Buckaroos get helmets ready for Friday night

As the Buckaroos prepare to head into Friday night’s game against the Cisco Loboes, the varsity players and coaches took

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Breckenridge groups to help with relief efforts

UPDATE: We’ve added a couple of items at the end of this story, including one local fundraiser and another donation

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Commissioners approve county budget, tax rate for 2018

  Commissioners approve county budget, tax rate for 2018

Following a public hearing on Monday, Stephens County commissioners voted to adopt the 2018 County Budget of $5,366,389, which goes

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BISD adopts 2017-2018 budget, tax rate

  BISD adopts 2017-2018 budget, tax rate

Breckenridge Independent School District board members approved a 2017-2018 budget and tax rate that includes extra money for capital improvements

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Stephens County Sheriff’s Office weekly summary — Aug. 21-27, 2017

During the week of Aug. 21-27, the Stephens County Sheriff’s office had 36 calls for service and served four sets

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