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The Wayland Volunteer Fire Department received a grant for $5,000 from the International Association of Fire Chiefs’ Ready, Set, Go! program and American International Group, Inc.

Football season is here and as a added token to the  season,  Lake Country Radio and KLXK-93.5 FM announced earlier this week that a coaches show will be held this year. 

For Jennifer Gillard, the new principal at North Elementary, this year’s goal is to get students started with future learning, getting them ready for the real world.

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The Breckenridge Buckaroos advanced to the Area round to the Class 3A Division I playoffs before seeing their season come to an end at the hands of the Muleshoe Mules.

As the countdown to the 2016 Breckenridge football season opener inches closer and closer, the Buckaroos had their final scrimmage of 2016 Thursday evening at Buckaroo Stadium.

The Breckenridge Lady Buckaroos competed in the annual Bev Ball Classic held in Abilene Friday and Saturday.


Trinidad Sandoval, 91, died Sunday, Aug. 21. Funeral mass was held on Thursday, Aug. 25, at 1 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment followed in Breckenridge Cemetery.

J.C. Squyres, age 90 of Breckenridge, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 24. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at Morehart Mortuary Chapel with Charles Kuhn officiating.

Virginia C. Ridgeway, 73, died Monday, Aug. 22. Funeral services will be held Friday, Aug. 26, at 2 p.m. in the Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Breckenridge Cemetery.

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