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Jake Escalon (15) gets ready to swing at the ball coming across the plate. BA photo by James Norman
Samantha Kruse with Carter Bloodcare sets up Tom Claybrook to donate a pint of blood. Clayborn has donated at least 16 times with Carter. Kruse has worked for Carter for about two years. BA photo by James Norman
The Breckenridge City Commissioners receive a report from Stephens Memorial Hospital CEO Matt Kempton at their monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 5. BA photo by James Norman

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An arraignment for Paxton Sullivan, which was scheduled for Thursday, March 14, has been delayed at the request of the defense. At this time, there has been no rescheduled date.

The burn ban was kept on by the Stephens County Commissioners court during their regular meeting on Monday, March 11.

A boil water notice for North Baylor to North Pecan and West 2nd Street to the north end of the system was put in place Tuesday, March 12, according to a release from city officials.

Sports

Jake Escalon (15) gets ready to swing at the ball coming across the plate. BA photo by James Norman

In a defensive battle against the No.

The Breckenridge Buckaroos varsity basketball team beat the Boyd Yellowjackets 69-63 and will go to the playoffs, where they will face Holliday.

The Breckenridge Buckaroos and Lady Bucks varsity basketball teams celebrated Senior Night this month, with the Lady Bucks celebrating Feb. 5 and the Bucks celebrating Feb. 12.

Obituaries

Viola Modelle Trimble Ellis, 95, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019.

Kenneth Carrol Ford, known as “Coach” to many, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Saturday, March 9, 2019. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m.

BRECKENRIDGE — Rosa Lee Booth Plott, 85, of Breckenridge, passed away Feb. 11, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb.

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