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After a March inspection revealed several problems with Stephens County Jail procedures, the jail remains out of compliance and is currently midway through a 30-day revised operational plan to try

So you have probably seen the billboard downtown with the “Where Ya Headed?” logo, and you may be wondering what that is all about.

About 10 people showed up at Monday’s County Commissioners Court meeting and peppered the county judge and commissioners with questions and concerns on several topics, including how much they get p

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As the countdown to the 2016 Breckenridge football season opener inches closer and closer, the Buckaroos had their final scrimmage of 2016 Thursday evening at Buckaroo Stadium.

The Breckenridge Lady Buckaroos competed in the annual Bev Ball Classic held in Abilene Friday and Saturday.

Zach Willis runs looks to avoid a Jacksboro defender during the Jacksboro scrimmage on Friday, Aug. 12 in Jacksboro. The scrimmage was delayed due to lightning after the first series of 12 plays by Breckenridge and one play by Jacksboro. It resumed Saturday.

The Breckenridge Buckaroos traveled to Jacksboro Friday evening for their first of two scrimmages.


Billie Faye Judkins, age 87 of Breckenridge, passed away Friday, August 19. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, Aug. 22, at Morehart Mortuary Chapel with Rev.

Gerald Gene “Jerry” Payne, M.D., 78 years old and a longtime resident of Hereford, Texas, passed away Aug. 16, at Baptist St.

Darwin Wayne (Buster) Creagh died Tuesday, Aug. 16, surrounded by members of his loving family. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at 201 Dalton Circle, St.

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