Pictured is the site where the bees attacked LaFavers. Coalesce Bee Company, Cook's Comb, Sechrest Construction and the Breckenridge Fire Department all assisted in removal. Photo courtesy of the Breckenridge Fire Department
The Breckenridge Fine Arts Center is hosting the Portrait Society of America exhibit with the First Place awarded to Jing ZHao for her oil painting titled, "Check My Phone First." BA photo by James Norman
Kevin Franco throws a pass under pressure. Franco was taken out at quarterback late game and replaced by Owen Woodward. Woodward and Franco both threw one interception each. BA photo by James Norman
New Vision's warehouse will focus on oil field units and tiny housing. If able, they will also look to expand into other types of housing projects. BA photo by Melissa Baker
The Breckenridge ISD School Board holds a special meeting Aug. 28, 2018 to ratify the new budget and tax rate. Their next regular meeting was held Sept. 10. BA photo by James Norman
On Wednesday, Sept. 12, Mayor Bob Sims signed a proclamation declaring Sept. 17-23 as Constitution Week at the City offices. Members of the Daughters of the American Revolution were on hand for the signing and from left to right include Lisa Echols, Mary Thompson, Betty Thompson and Eugenia Hall. BA photo by Jean Hayworth

News Stories

Pictured is the site where the bees attacked LaFavers. Coalesce Bee Company, Cook's Comb, Sechrest Construction and the Breckenridge Fire Department all assisted in removal. Photo courtesy of the Breckenridge Fire Department

A Breckenridge man was swarmed and stung by a hive of bees on Friday, while he was outside on his property.

New Vision's warehouse will focus on oil field units and tiny housing. If able, they will also look to expand into other types of housing projects. BA photo by Melissa Baker

New Vision held a hiring event this week on Wednesday and had over 100 applicants and 60 interviews.

The Breckenridge ISD School Board holds a special meeting Aug. 28, 2018 to ratify the new budget and tax rate. Their next regular meeting was held Sept. 10. BA photo by James Norman

Breckenridge ISD Board of Trustees met Monday, Sept. 10 and approved the new high school band uniforms, as well as acknowledged this year’s first students of the month.

Sports

Kevin Franco throws a pass under pressure. Franco was taken out at quarterback late game and replaced by Owen Woodward. Woodward and Franco both threw one interception each. BA photo by James Norman

The Buckaroos could not get out of their own way from the get-go.

JV Green player, Liberty Blades (13), strikes a kill shot back to the Tolar JV players that was not returned. The Lady Bucks teams was playing Tolar at home Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Breckenridge ISD Athletic and Fine Arts Center. BA photo by Jean Hayworth

The Lady Bucks played Tolar Tuesday, Sept. 11 and lost all three games in the series. The scores were 13-25,12-25 and 21-25 with a comeback in game three that did not amount to a win.

The Lady Bucks Volleyball teams have planned to do a service project at the local Villa Haven Nursing Center in honor and support for Lauren Thomas, from Liverpool, Ohio.

Obituaries

Billie Sue Latimer Offield, of Breckenridge, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m.

ALBANY — Lt. Col. (retired) Ernest Dayle “Buddy” Fincher, 85, of Albany, a native and former County Judge of Shackelford County and a veteran of the United States Air Force died on Sept. 5, 2018.

BRECKENRIDGE — Michelle A. (Jones) Berrier, 57, of Breckenridge, TX, formerly of Temperance, died Aug. 31, 2018 in Breckenridge. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept.

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