Stephens County passed an item to transfer the balance of $12,000 from the city of Breckenridge to Stephens Memorial Hospital to assist in funding the aging service program.
The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office responded to a police chase on Sunday, June 28 after the Shackelford County Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call about a reckless driver heading into Stephens County.
Stephens County law enforcement has arrested a suspect in the shooting that left one person injured.
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $690.4 million in local sales tax allocations for June, 11.7 percent less than in June 2019. These allocations are based on sales made in April by businesses that report tax monthly. Counties, overall, have seen a drop by 7.2 percent for the month, but an overall increase for the year by .3 percent.
As the United States Senate debates the passage of a policing bill, Stephen County law enforcement are awaiting the results and ways to apply it to individuals within the community.