High-speed chase leads to two arrests
Walker-Sayle on lockdown due to increase of COVID-19
COVID-19 case count remains somewhat steady
Chamber to host “Banquet in a Box” on December 4th
Mrs. Kennedy’s first grade class wins food drive challenge
 Breckenridge economy shows signs of strength

News Stories

According to a recent graph by TWC, unemployment claims have reached to 710 individuals in Stephens County compared to 20 claims in 2019.

Chamber to host “Banquet in a Box” on December 4th

The Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce has made the difficult decision not to host the traditional annual banquet this year due to the COVID-19 restrictions.

Mrs. Kennedy’s first grade class wins food drive challenge

East Elementary collected over 3,600 goods during the recent canned food drive. The class that brought in the most was Mrs. Kennedy's first-grade class with a total of 557 items.


2020 Turkey Trot

South Elementary students, faculty, and staff participated in the 2020 Turkey Trot on Friday, November 20.

Lady Bucks fall to Sweetwater

The Lady Bucks started the basketball season with two back-to-back wins, but then hit a rut with three losses in a row to Ponder, Gorman and Sweetwater.

BJHS girls play first BB games

Breckenridge basketball coach Brittney Goehring reported the results of the 7A, 7B, 8A and 8B Girl’s first basketball games of the season against the girls from Bowie.


Jacque Daphyne Starr Stefancik

Jacque Daphyne Starr Stefancik, age 86, of Greenville, TX passed away Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. Daphyne was born on Jan.

Santos Villegas

Santos Villegas, age 84 of Breckenridge, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. Funeral mass was held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 21 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Anson.

Donald Keith Coykendall

Donald Keith Coykendall, 58 of Breckenridge, passed away on Wednesday, November 4, 2020. A memorial service will be held at one of Keith’s favorite spots at a later day.

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