City Offices. BA photo by James Norman
Dr. Susan Badidi was sent off Friday afternoon, Jan. 18 at the Breckenridge Medical Center by friends and colleagues. To help send her off was a cake and punch. Badidi is stepping away for an unspecified amount of time to be with her family, which includes her daughter, who was born in September. BA photo by James Norman
Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home has been in business in Breckenridge for 65 years. BA photo by Jean Hayworth
A map handed out by Fire Chief Calvin Chaney shows the risk for fire across Stephens County, with yellow being moderate and red being high. BA photo by James Norman
County Judge Michael Roach was sent to a seminar along with two other new county commissioners to learn about county government. BA photo by James Norman

News Stories

City Offices. BA photo by James Norman

Filing for city positions in Breckenridge began Wednesday, Jan. 16 and will continue until 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, according to a release from the city.

A boil water notice was put in place on Monday, Jan. 21 for Harvey to Live Oak 7th Street to 4th Street, according to a release from the city.

Dr. Susan Badidi was sent off Friday afternoon, Jan. 18 at the Breckenridge Medical Center by friends and colleagues. To help send her off was a cake and punch. Badidi is stepping away for an unspecified amount of time to be with her family, which includes her daughter, who was born in September. BA photo by James Norman

The Breckenridge Medical Center hosted a celebration for Dr. Susan Badidi, who is stepping away for an unspecified amount of time to spend time with her family.

Sports

Gary Drake gets ready to cut the ribbon for Boss Oilfield Supply. Several representatives from Boss and the city were on-hand to cut the ribbon to signify the opening of the new business. Though, the business has been open since October of last year. BA photo by James Norman

Boss Oilfield Supply hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce, Friday, Jan. 18 and held a luncheon for attendees to follow it.

The Lady Bucks varsity basketball team started the game against the Paradise Lady Panthers with a layup from Madison Stanley (10).

The Breckenridge Buckaroos varsity basketball team played Millsap on Friday, Jan. 4 and were able to secure a 51-40 win.

Obituaries

John Tom Bloxom, 68, of Breckenridge, passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. Family and friends are invited to a celebration of John Tom’s life on Friday, Jan. 25 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

BRECKENRIDGE — Viola Robertson, 82, of Breckenridge, passed away Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. Ms. Robertson wished to be cremated and no services are scheduled as of now.

BRECKENRIDGE — Eddie Cates, 65, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 20 at The Lighthouse Church with Bishop W.C. Roach and Rev.

The Breckenridge American

BRECKENRIDGE OFFICE

114 East Elm Street

PO Box 871

Breckenridge, Texas 76424

Phone: (254) 559-5412
Fax: (254) 559-3491