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 A packed house turned out for a public hearing on the 2017 proposed budget for Stephens County during a special-called county commissioners meeting on Monday morning.

Stephens County Commissioners have canceled two special-called meetings originally set for 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept 16.

For Kenna Rainey, who started her second full year as the principal at South Elementary this year,  bridging the age gap between fourth, fifth and sixth graders is one of her biggest challenges.

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Following a less than ideal 0-3 start to the 2016 season, the Breckenridge Buckaroos picked up their first win of the season Friday in Dublin.

The Breckenridge High School cross teams competed at the Bluebonnett Invitational Wednesday in Hico.

The Breckenridge Junior High cross country team competed at the Bluebonnet Invitational Wednesday in Hico.


Beverly Rue Osborne, age 86 of Breckenridge, passed away Sunday, Sept. 25. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 27, at Bethany Baptist Church with Rev.

Marvin “Poppie” McDonald, age 82 of Breckenridge, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016.  Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 22, at Morehart Mortuary Chapel with Rev.

Mary Smith, age 78 of Albany, passed away Friday, Sept. 16. Graveside funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept.

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