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Stephens Regional SUD lifts Boil Water Notice for rural water customers

    Stephens Regional SUD lifts Boil Water Notice for rural water customers

Stephens Regional Special Utility District has lifted the Boil Water Notice that was issued last month when an area-wide power outage resulted in a loss of pressure in the system. After

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From bottled water and hot showers to federal grants and loans, winter storm help is available for Stephens County residents

    From bottled water and hot showers to federal grants and loans, winter storm help is available for Stephens County residents

Although most of the snow has melted and temperatures have returned to normal, many Stephens County residents continue to deal with the lasting effects of the recent winter storm. But, assistance is still available for local residents.

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National Guard delivers cases of water to Stephens County for Sunday distribution

    National Guard delivers cases of water to Stephens County for Sunday distribution

The Texas Army National Guard unit out of Dyess Air Force Base delivered four pallets of bottled water to Stephens County tonight. The water will be handed out Sunday afternoon, Feb. 21, to local residents who are still without drinking water.

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A ride along with Stephens County Judge Michael Roach through the 2021 winter storm

    A ride along with Stephens County Judge Michael Roach through the 2021 winter storm

Editor’s Note: On the afternoon and evening of Monday, Feb. 15, Breckenridge Texan Publisher Tony Pilkington rode along with Stephens County Judge Michael Roach as he led the local emergency

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Stephens County, City of Breckenridge issue local state of disaster due to severe weather

  Stephens County, City of Breckenridge issue local state of disaster due to severe weather

In response to this week’s winter storm and the ongoing below-freezing temperatures, Stephens County Michael Roach, Breckenridge Mayor Bob Sims and Breckenridge Interim City Manager Heather Robertson-Caraway have declared a local state of disaster beginning at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 17.

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Breckenridge community steps up in winter storm crisis; more cold weather expected

  Breckenridge community steps up in winter storm crisis; more cold weather expected

UPDATE: After Breckenridge’s electric power was restored Monday afternoon, it was cut off again early this evening, creating another dangerous

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Community leaders continue to prepare for winter storm

  Community leaders continue to prepare for winter storm

Stephens County leaders continued on Saturday, Feb. 13, to prepare for the upcoming winter storm, discussing options in case the county or sections of the county lose electric power.

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Stephens County and Breckenridge officials prepare to help those in need during upcoming winter storm

  Stephens County and Breckenridge officials prepare to help those in need during upcoming winter storm

With much of Texas experiencing extremely cold temperatures and even colder weather forecast for the weekend and into early next week, Stephens County emergency managers are preparing to assist local residents who do not have adequate shelter or heat.

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Local businesses, agencies announce Monday closures, delays due to weather

  Local businesses, agencies announce Monday closures, delays due to weather

With snow still coming down in Breckenridge on Sunday evening, Jan. 10, several businesses and agencies have announced closures, delayed

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Snow blankets Stephens County as winter storm moves across state

  Snow blankets Stephens County as winter storm moves across state

The National Weather Service’s forecast held true, and Breckenridge and Stephens County have received as much as six inches of

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