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The three newly elected members of the county, which included two county commissioners and the county judge, attended a three-day seminar in Austin this week, where they learned about the general o

Two boil water notices were put in place this week by the city. The first was put in place Monday, Jan.

Texas State Technical College (TSTC) has hired a new communications specialist for its west Texas campuses.


The Breckenridge Buckaroo Varsity basketball team was on fire Tuesday night, determined to put up a win for the hometown crowd against the Jacksboro Tigers.

The Lady Bucks came out on the losing end of their basketball game against the No. 2 team in District 7-3A, the Jacksboro Lady Tigers, 39-43.

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.


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.

Mary Elizabeth “Beth” Lamar Conner went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Nov. 5, after a prolonged illness.

The Breckenridge American


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