BISD reaches agreement with Tarleton State for Distinguished High School partnership
Stephens County elects Fambro County Commissioner
SMH looking into COVID-19 rapid-result testing
Bucks/Lady Bucks hit the field for conditioning skills
Stephens County accepts a grant administered by TxDOT; takes no action on grant writers
City Commissioners approve ordinance for General Election for November

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BISD reaches agreement with Tarleton State for Distinguished High School partnership

Breckenridge Independent School District announced a memorandum of understanding with Tarleton State regarding the automatic acceptance of students graduating within the top 25% of their respective

Unemployment claims filed in Stephens County has hit 470 after a review of the Texas Workforce Commission.

Texas gas prices have fallen 3.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.87/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 13,114 stations.


Volleyball continues the emphasis on skills/conditioning

Head volleyball coach Kassiah Hudson was putting her girls through their conditioning preparations for the coming season.

The first Booster Club meeting of the 2020-2021 season was held at the Breckenridge Athletic and Fine Arts Center (BAFAC) with the new AD/Head Football Coach Casey Pearce there to introduce his sta

Big County Hall of Fame Banquet postponed

The Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame board of directors has voted to postpone the 2020 induction banquet, scheduled for Aug.


Teresa Casillas

Teresa Casillas, age 56 of Breckenridge, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2020. Funeral mass was held at 10 a.m., Monday, July 27 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Gary Langford, age 70 of Breckenridge, passed away Sunday, July 12, 2020. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, July 15 at Morehart Mortuary with the Rev. Charles West officiating.

Patricia Ann Greenhaw

Patricia Ann Greenhaw, 77, of Desdemona, died Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at her home in Desdemona.

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