Shown here is one of many explosions from the 2017 Salute on the Salt Flats Firework Show.
Shown here is new K-Lakes sports director "Dee" Wright.
Art students show off their work during the Kids and Art Camp. In front, l-r, are Gabryel Moore and Mara and Aurrin Matheson. In back are: Leslie Abbott, Pretin and Providence Ezell and Taylor Champion.
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.

News Stories

The following is a statement released by the Ezell family regarding Tuesday's plane crash and updates the status of Nelson Ezell and his passenger Dustin Mayfield.

Shown here is one of many explosions from the 2017 Salute on the Salt Flats Firework Show.

Canyon Road Barn and Grill owner Kent Thompson hopes his Salute on the Flats Fireworks Show becomes a Stephen County tradition.

The Breckenridge City Commission took the first steps in insure clean sewerlines with passage of a grease trap ordinance earlier this month.

Sports

Shown here is new K-Lakes sports director "Dee" Wright.

K-Lakes 93.5 has a new sports director, Demetrius “Dee” Wright, who will do play-by-play for the Breckenridge High School football team among many other sports-related duties.

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

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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