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Beginning in March, 2016, the Stephens County Jail was found to be non-compliant with the minimum state standards.

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Christmas came early for the Ponder Lions Friday night in Buckaroo Stadium as six gift-wrapped turnovers contributed to a 13-0 demise for the Breckenridge Buckaroos in District 4-3A play.

After a five-game battle Tuesday, Oct. 18, the Comanche Maidens came out on top in their match with the Breckenridge Lady Bucks.

Any time you combine two tradition rich school with a great deal of history, you are in for a treat that features a wrath of talent.


Arlen “Red” Howle, 86, died Sunday, Feb. 5. Arrangements are pending with Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home.

Jerald Wayne Maynard, age 80, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, Feb. 8, at the Woodlands Assisted Living in Eastland, surrounded by his loving family.

Frank Casey, 85, died Sunday, Feb. 12. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, at Pioneer Cemetery under the direction of Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home.

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