Breckenridge High School freshman Jonas Arellano racks a weight bar after a set of lunges Monday during the Buckaroo football team’s offseason strength and conditioning program. Arellano hopes to make an immediate impact this season.
From left, area children Christian Lechner and Ashlyn Owens pose for a photo with volunteers Linda Leveridge, April Lechner, Sharon Toland, Marian Jarvis and Ginger Dittmar during the Feed My Lambs food program.
Area children and the Stephens Memorial Hospital Auxiliary pose for a photo during an event in June.
From left, Stephens County Commissioners Rick Carr, Ed Russell, Judge Gary Fuller, Darlene Taylor with Deep South Fire Trucks Commissioner Will Warren and Breckenridge Fire Department Chief Calvin Chaney pose for a photo in front BFD’s  new tanker.
Freshman Jake Escalon rounds second base during a game earlier this season.
Photo by Tony Pilkington

News Stories

Area children and the Stephens Memorial Hospital Auxiliary pose for a photo during an event in June.

The Stephens Memorial Hospital Auxiliary members are always involved in identifying the needs of the hospital and evaluating how they can be the most helpful.

From left, Stephens County Commissioners Rick Carr, Ed Russell, Judge Gary Fuller, Darlene Taylor with Deep South Fire Trucks Commissioner Will Warren and Breckenridge Fire Department Chief Calvin Chaney pose for a photo in front BFD’s  new tanker.

The Breckenridge Fire Department added to its fleet a new, $223,000 tanker truck, which pulled into town Monday morning following a 10-hour trip from Beaumont.

An investigation by the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office into four puppies found dead with gunshot wounds will not result in any criminal charges.

Sports

Breckenridge High School freshman Jonas Arellano racks a weight bar after a set of lunges Monday during the Buckaroo football team’s offseason strength and conditioning program. Arellano hopes to make an immediate impact this season.

Members of the Breckenridge High School football team hope to get the most of their final weeks of offseason conditioning.

Freshman Jake Escalon rounds second base during a game earlier this season.

Despite having two district rivals make it to the regional finals in the baseball state playoffs, the Breckenridge High School Baseball Team still managed to most of its starting lineup receive dis

Around this time last year,  the Breckenridge Lady Buckaroos were making their first playoff appearance since 2010 and were happy to be in the Class 3A playoffs.

Obituaries

Rolly David Grounds
Rolly David Grounds passed away unexpectedly July 10, 2017 in Braselton, Ga., at the age of 75.

Aletha Ann Vanslyke

Aletha Ann Vanslyke, 86, died Saturday, July 1, 2017 at her residence. Funeral services were held Thursday, July 6, at 10 a.m. at the Lighthouse Church.

Breckenridge-Verdia Joyce Huckaby, 93, died Saturday, July 8, 2017 in Ennis.

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