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Breckenridge residents unhappy with lengthy repairs, detour caused by sinkhole

BRECKENRIDGE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - Drivers in Stephens County near Breckenridge are upset because of an ongoing highway traffic problem near Hubbard Creek Lake. A portion of U.S. Highway 180 that sank just west of Breckenridge is causing quite the commotion.


Texas woman shot dead in $200 gas station robbery, police say

A newlywed convenience store clerk in Texas was shot to death early Friday during an armed robbery, becoming the second person to be killed at a business in the area in three months.


48 area basketball teams begin playoff action

(KCBD) - Forty-eight area girls basketball teams are in the high school playoffs starting tonight. Here is the playoff pairing information for the bi-district round. Frenship vs. El Paso Montwood, Tuesday 6 p.m. in Denver City.


Sen. Angela Paxton files bill that would allow her husband, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, to issue exemptions from securities regulations

The 86th Legislature runs from Jan. 8 to May 27. From the state budget to health care to education policy — and the politics behind it all — we focus on what Texans need to know about the biennial legislative session.


Judge Sides With Texas Landowners Over High-Speed Rail Issue

A judge sided with Texas landowners who pushed back against the prospect of being forced to sell their land for a proposed high-speed rail line connecting Dallas and Houston. Leon County Judge Deborah Evans ruled this month that Texas Central Railway doesn't have the authority to force landowners to


Commissioners discuss ordinance for sexual offenders, receive update on construction projects and yearly audit

The Breckenridge City Commissioners met Tuesday evening and held their regularly scheduled meeting. At the meeting, they heard a presentation from FEMA, discussed upcoming construction projects and received their yearly audit. They also approved the first reading of a resolution limiting where sexua


Two charged after Texas toddler's body found in bucket of acid

LAREDO, Texas — LAREDO, Texas (AP) — A South Texas couple has been arrested after the remains of their 2-year-old daughter were found in a bucket apparently containing acid.


Boil water notice put on; two rescinded

The city of Breckenridge declared a boil water notice for the 100 and 200 blocks of West Wheeler Street, effective Wednesday, Feb. 6. The city also rescinded two boil water notices for Davis Road, Brown Road and the 800 block of Industrial Loop, as well as for North Parks from Jeanette to Second Str


Body recovered during search for missing 60-year-old fisherman in Texas City: Coast Guard

TEXAS CITY, Texas (KTRK) -- The search for a missing 60-year-old fisherman out of Texas City has come to an end. On Saturday, the Coast Guard said a body was recovered during the search for Dale Wolfe.


CELEBRATION STATION: New EMS station dedicated in Gordon

GORDON – When trying to figure out where to house a Sacred Cross EMS ambulance and personnel in the southern portion of Palo Pinto County, Justin and Mindy Scrivner knew where it should be – in Gordon.


Pavement collapse rerouting traffic into, out of Breckenridge

BRECKENRIDGE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - Traffic into and out of Breckenridge in Stephens County is being rerouted because of a pavement collapse over a small creek under U.S. Highway 180.


Albany VFD recovers truck from stock tank after crash

ALBANY, Texas — Rescue swimmers from the Albany Volunteer Fire Department recovered at pickup truck from a stock tank Monday, after it was driven into the water. According to the Albany VFD Chief, Kyle Tischler, the department responded with rescue units at approximately 1:45 p.m. Monday. The truck


Captured: Man wanted for Attempted Murder out of Shackelford County

SHACKELFORD COUNTY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - A man wanted for Attempted Murder out of Shackelford County has been captured. Andrew Hawkins was wanted for Attemted Murder, Assault Family Violence, Interfering with 911 and Unlawful Restraint.


Police: Man comes to stop in front of Sheriff's office after high-speed chase

EASTLAND, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - A man was arrested Wednesday morning after leading several law enforcement agencies on a high-speed chase. According to the Gorman Police Department (GPD), an officer made a traffic stop Wednesday morning that turned into a chase on Highway 6 toward Eastland.


Lady Blues move on in playoffs

The Graham Lady Blues girls basketball team was crowned bi-district champions after defeating Sweetwater 69-56 Monday evening in Breckenridge. Ryan Gober scored a team-high 27 points to lead the team to victory. Cammi Teplicek added 12. Emma Ranger scored nine points followed by Trinity Franklin and


New radio station, 104.1 launches

A new radio station is opening its airwaves to the city of Breckenridge, as well as the surrounding area. KCKB-FM 104.1 launched Friday, Feb. 1 and will provide Christian, positive music, as well as sports, according to a press release.


United Fund hits 86 percent

The Breckenridge United Fund continues to march towards their goal of $17,000. As of Friday, Jan. 19, the United Fund board announced they have raised $14,748, which is 86 percent of their goal.


Texas to retire Beltre's number in June

February 5, 2019 - Arlington, Texas—The Texas Rangers announced today that the club will retire the uniform number 29 of third baseman Adrian Beltre prior to the game with the Oakland A’s on Saturday, June 8.


BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: No. 18 May girls secure fourth straight district championship

MAY — The No. 18 May Lady Tigers wrapped up their fourth straight district championship, securing the 18-A crown with a 64-24 victory over the Brookesmith Lady Mustangs Tuesday night.