Swarmed by Merkel defenders, Breckenridge senior Carley Tennison puts in a basket Monday night. Tennison led the Lady Bucks in scoring with 11 points.
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.
Breckenridge Fire Department Firefighter Cody Riddle mans a hose while BFD Fire Chief Calvin Chaney spots burning embers while dousing a fire Sunday night.
Shown here is the Breckenridge McDonald's, which will close its lobby Nov. 27 through Jan. 5 as part of a remodeling project.
Hundreds gather in a hanger at Stephens County Airport during the annual Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce.
Kylie Willis puts in a shot during Saturday's game against Stamford.

News Stories

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.

Shown here is the Breckenridge McDonald's, which will close its lobby Nov. 27 through Jan. 5 as part of a remodeling project.

The Breckenridge McDonald’s drive through will remain open as it undergoes remodeling as part of a corporate-wide ‘Experience the Future’ plan.

Sports

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.

Kylie Willis puts in a shot during Saturday's game against Stamford.

The Breckenridge High School Lady Buckaroos picked up their second victory of the season after edging Stamford 40-39.

Obituaries

Dorothy Tosh, age 90 of Breckenridge, passed away Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. A memorial service was held Monday, Nov. 20 at Necessity Baptist Church with Tyler Looper officiating.

The last of the Jones boys passed away peacefully at his home in Denton on Nov. 3, 2017 at age 88. He was surrounded by his wife of 60 years, “M,” and his two daughters, Bryanne and Kathy.

Lena Margrett McKenzie, age 82 of Breckenridge passed away, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 18 at Morehart Mortuary Chapel with Rev.

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