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.

News Stories

City Commissioners met briefly in a special called session for the second reading of a proposed 3.2 percent increase for trash pickup.

The Breckenridge ISD board is working on its 2018-19 tax rate and budget, and next month is set to adopt a rate that will garner greater state funding while having little effect on residents’ tax b

Due to conditions in the water system which have occurred, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has required the system to notify all customers to boil their water prior to consumption.


A number of Breckenridge folks were on hand for this years Fellowship of Christian Athletes All-Star football games.

Breckenridge High School sophomore Jake Escalon was selected for the Second Team All State, at the catcher position, by the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association.

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.


Larry Gene Belcher, 67, passed away Friday, June 15, 2018 in Bellevue.

Billy James Oliver, 74, of Woodson, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2018. A visitation was held from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, June 19 at Morehart Mortuary Chapel.

Paula Kay Jackson, 57, born Oct 31, 1960 in Breckenridge, left this world June 14, 2018 embraced by the love of her family. Paula grew up in her small town surrounded by friends and family.

The Breckenridge American


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Breckenridge, Texas 76424

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