First-time stage actress Savannah Burns performs as Wilbur in ‘Charlotte’s Web’.
Shown here is current Stephens County Justice of the Peace Michael Roach.
Aaryn Medina hits a fade-away jumper against Sweetwater Saturday.
Shown here is 59 year old former Breckenridge resident Michael Perales.
Shown here is a file photo from the 2016 Christmas parade in downtown.

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Shown here is 59 year old former Breckenridge resident Michael Perales.

A criminal case investigated by the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office will go before a federal  judge following the indictment of Michael Perales.

The Breckenridge Independent School District Board of Trustees discussed the logistics behind applying a vinyl spirit banner to be wrapped around two recently purchased buses, raising concerns and

Breckenridge Fire Department Firefighter Cody Riddle mans a hose while BFD Fire Chief Calvin Chaney spots burning embers while dousing a fire Sunday night.

A Stephens County woman credited swift action by the Breckenridge Fire Department and the Hubbard Creek Fire Department for saving her home from a Sunday night blaze that gutted a nearby property.


Aaryn Medina hits a fade-away jumper against Sweetwater Saturday.

SWEETWATER— The Breckenridge High School basketball team remains undefeated after overcoming an early deficit to take 58-54 victory over 4A Sweetwater.

Swarmed by Merkel defenders, Breckenridge senior Carley Tennison puts in a basket Monday night. Tennison led the Lady Bucks in scoring with 11 points.

Although falling to Merkel 62-26 Monday night, Breckenridge coach Chris Robertson believes his team played its best game this season.

Breckenridge High School junior receiver Kevin Franco tears away from a Merkel defender during last Friday’s playoff game in Brownwood. Franco led the Buckaroos in receiving with six receptions for 64 yards.

BROWNWOOD— Football season in Breckenridge came to an end after the Buckaroos suffered a 21-14 loss to Merkel in the opening round of the UIL playoffs.


Jackye Kinnard, age 86, of Breckenridge, passed away Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. Funeral services are pending and service information will be announced at a later date.

Our angel has left us way too soon, Ashton Jones, age 17 of Breckenridge, died Dec. 1, 2017.

BRECKENRIDGE— Saundra Dixon, 71, died Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. Funeral service with Rev. Rex Boggs officiating were held Monday, Nov. 27, 2017 in the Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home Chapel.

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