The fifth-graders at South Elementary participated in a Reader's Theatre performance to celebrate the Constitutional Convention back in 1787, under the direction of representatives from the Daughters of the American Revolution. This included Lisa Echols and Barbara Trammell, Wednesday, Sept. 19. BA photo by Jean Hayworth
Chandelier Ridge was the site for the second annual SMH Auxiliary Bunco Night fundraiser. The event supports many of the big ticket items the SMH Auxiliary purchases each year. Currently, the auxiliary is furnishing a Hospice Room at SMH. BA photo by Jean Hayworth
Jodey Arrington spoke to several officials from Stephens County and the city of Breckenridge. He covered several topics from the national and local level.
The Breckenridge ISD School Board holds a special meeting Aug. 28, 2018 to ratify the new budget and tax rate. Their next regular meeting was held Sept. 10. BA photo by James Norman
Pictured is the site where the bees attacked LaFavers. Coalesce Bee Company, Cook's Comb, Sechrest Construction and the Breckenridge Fire Department all assisted in removal. Photo courtesy of the Breckenridge Fire Department
The Breckenridge Fine Arts Center is hosting the Portrait Society of America exhibit with the first place awarded to Jing ZHao for her oil painting titled, "Check My Phone First." BA photo by James Norman

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The fifth-graders at South Elementary participated in a Reader's Theatre performance to celebrate the Constitutional Convention back in 1787, under the direction of representatives from the Daughters of the American Revolution. This included Lisa Echols and Barbara Trammell, Wednesday, Sept. 19. BA photo by Jean Hayworth

Constitution Week celebrated by BISD schools

The Breckenridge ISD School Board holds a special meeting Aug. 28, 2018 to ratify the new budget and tax rate. Their next regular meeting was held Sept. 10. BA photo by James Norman

Breckenridge ISD met in a special session Tuesday to deliberate on one item, which was the purchase of three buses. The total comes out to $204,000.

Sports

The Lady Bucks played Tolar Tuesday, Sept. 11 and lost all three games in the series. The scores were 13-25,12-25 and 21-25 with a comeback in game three that did not amount to a win.

The Buckaroos could not get out of their own way from the get-go.

Kevin Franco throws a pass under pressure. Franco was taken out at quarterback late game and replaced by Owen Woodward. Woodward and Franco both threw one interception each. BA photo by James Norman

The Buckaroos could not get out of their own way from the get-go.

Obituaries

BRECKENRIDGE — Kathryn Ann Williams, 62, passed from this life to the next on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. A memorial service was held on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church.

CLYDE – Robert Gayle Howe, 66, of Clyde, Texas, affectionately known to all as Bobby, passed away on Sunday Sept. 9 along with his son Daniel Justin Howe in a motor vehicle

accident.

CLYDE - Daniel Justin Howe, 34 of Clyde Texas, passed away on Sunday Sept. 9 along with his Father Robert Gayle Howe in a motor vehicle accident.

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