Commissioners table acceptance of grant from Center for Tech and Civic Life
Stephens County continues to see an increase in COVID-19 cases
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Stephens County moves to Stage 5 as COVID-19 cases increase
Breckenridge to receive $138,039.52 in local sales tax
BISD terminates synchronous, asynchronous instruction

News Stories

Dixon provides an update on the city’s progress

The newly appointed interim city manager, Scott Dixon, was the guest speaker during the recent Tuesday, October 13, Rotary Club of Breckenridge meeting.

Stephens County Tax Office - The 2020 property tax statements containing taxes due for Stephens County, Breckenridge Independent School District, the City of Breckenridge, and Stephens Memorial Hos

TONI returns virtually to Stephen County

The Texas Overdose Naloxone Initiative (TONI) will provide a free virtual opioid overdose training on Tuesday, October 27, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m.


Buckaroos crown HC King, Queen as the Buckaroos fall to the Longhorns

The Breckenridge Buckaroos hosted the Early Longhorns on Friday, Oct. 16, and crowned the 2020 Homecoming king and queen during a pre-game event.

Bucks finish strong in Lipan XC meet

The Bucks and Lady Bucks cross country teams of Breckenridge High School earned top recognition at the recent Lipan Meet.

Buckaroos fight but fall to Bulldogs, 38-21

The Breckenridge Buckaroos entered the Friday night, October 9 contest looking to claim the first victory of the season.


Wilbert Fairless

Wilbert Fairless, Sr., age 89 of Breckenridge, passed away Friday, October 16, 2020. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednes day, Oct. 21 at Morehart Mortuary with Bishop W.C.

Gary Vick

Gary Vick, age 64 of Aledo, formerly of Breckenridge, passed away Monday, October 12, 2020. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 16 at Morehart Mortuary Chapel.

Gary F. Smith

Gary F. Smith, 79, of Dickinson, Texas, passed away on October 9, 2020. He was born in Hollywood, Calif., on May 22, 1941, to Virgil and Anne Smith.

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