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Breckenridge in middle of two elections

    Breckenridge in middle of two elections

Breckenridge is in the midst of two election cycles, each with different voting dates, polling locations and candidates. City Election Currently, Early Voting is underway for the City of Breckenridge

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Art and activities abound at the Fine Arts Center

    Art and activities abound at the Fine Arts Center

The Breckenridge Fine Arts Center is a busy place these days, with an exhibit on display for a couple of more days and a quilt show exhibit coming up, as

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Bouquet & Co. hosts grand opening event

    Bouquet & Co. hosts grand opening event

Krista Wilcox (center right) and Michele Simmonds (center left) cut the ribbon at the grand opening ceremony of The Bouquet & Co., joined by Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce members, as well as

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Stephens County Sheriff’s Office Weekly Summary for April 16-22

Sheriff’s Weekly Summary Calls for Service: 41 Civil Papers Served: 17 Inmates Currently Housed: 27 April 16 A deputy transported a male inmate from Stephens County Jail to a prison

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Breckenridge PD, DEA to collect old prescription pills on Saturday, April 28

    Breckenridge PD, DEA to collect old prescription pills on Saturday, April 28

Twice a year, the Breckenridge Police Department teams with the Drug Enforcement Administration to help local residents get rid of old prescription drugs they don’t want or need anymore. The

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Commissioners officially reinstate burn ban

    Commissioners officially reinstate burn ban

The county-wide burn ban is officially back on. During their meeting Monday morning, Stephens County Commissioners joined several of the surrounding counties and voted to reinstate the burn ban. During

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Voter registration deadline is today for primary runoff

  Voter registration deadline is today for primary runoff

For Stephens County citizens who want to vote in the upcoming Primary Runoff Election, the deadline to be registered to

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TSTC-Breckenridge students earn gold medals at contest

  TSTC-Breckenridge students earn gold medals at contest

Kacee Merrifield knows how to be twice as nice when it comes to winning. Merrifield, 30, a Vocational Nursing major

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Keno Night at the museum fundraiser slated for May 8

  Keno Night at the museum fundraiser slated for May 8

An evening of fun and games will also benefit the Swenson Memorial Museum next month. The Swenson Memorial Museum will

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Early voting for mayoral election to begin Monday

  Early voting for mayoral election to begin Monday

Early voting in the City of Breckenridge election will begin Monday, April 23, with two candidates — Allena McElyea Duncan

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BHS teacher put on leave for chaining classroom door shut

  BHS teacher put on leave for chaining classroom door shut

UPDATE: At 3:03 p.m. Friday, April 20, Breckenridge ISD Superintendent Tim Seymore issued a press release with additional information regarding

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Humane Society Re-Sale Shop to open in new location Saturday

  Humane Society Re-Sale Shop to open in new location Saturday

Beginning this Saturday, April 21, local citizens will have another way to support the Stephens County Humane Society when the

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Breckenridge man faces charges for possession of pipe bomb

  Breckenridge man faces charges for possession of pipe bomb

A Breckenridge man has been arrested and indicted on federal charges for possessing a pipe bomb, stemming from a November

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Local 4-H’ers compete in Plant ID contest

  Local 4-H’ers compete in Plant ID contest

Five Stephens County 4-H Plant ID members competed at the Hackamore Ranch Open Invitational Contest on April 14 in Thorndale.

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One person injured in two-vehicle accident

  One person injured in two-vehicle accident

One person was injured in a two-vehicle accident on East Walker and Jackson Street shortly after noon on Wednesday, April

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County officials seeking names for veterans memorial

  County officials seeking names for veterans memorial

Stephens County Judge Gary Fuller is asking citizens to call his office at 254-559-2190 or County Veterans Service Officer Ken

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Governor declares drought disaster for Stephens County

  Governor declares drought disaster for Stephens County

Stephens County is one of several that Gov. Greg Abbott declared on Friday, April 13, to be disaster areas due the

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BISD earmarks hail damage settlement for new roofs

  BISD earmarks hail damage settlement for new roofs

During last week’s Breckenridge Independent School District Board of Trustees meeting, trustees approved an additional $1,069,408.51 to their settlement from

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Fire chief: No burning allowed

  Fire chief: No burning allowed

Stephens County is under a high fire danger, and Breckenridge Fire Department Fire Chief Calvin Chaney said burning will not

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