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Stephens County Newswire

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  1. Low oil prices continue to impact Stephens County economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Breckenridge American

    ... in decreased mineral taxes and sales tax revenue. According to Terry Sullivan, chief appraiser for the Stephens County Appraisal District, the mineral values in the county, which the taxes are based on, will be reduced again this year. "If you took ...

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  2. Photos: More than 70 dogs rescued from puppy millRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2016 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Stephens County investigators along with the Humane Society of North Texas rescued 73 dogs from an alleged puppy mill on March 18, 2016.

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  3. North Texas puppy mill raided, 73 dogs seized from 'absolutely horrific' conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    Officials with the Humane Society of North Texas appealed for help Wednesday to care for 60 dogs seized earlier this month from a puppy mill in Stephens County. A male miniature Australian shepherd officials are calling Ranger has a deformed ear.

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  4. 73 Dogs Rescued From North Texas Puppy MillRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | CBS Local

    FORT WORTH - The Humane Society of North Texas assisted Stephens County with the seizure of 73 neglected dogs from an alleged puppy mill. The owners were actively breeding the Australian Shepherds, Border Collies, German Shepherds and Labrador Retrievers in deplorable conditions.

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  5. North Texas puppy mill raided, 73 dogs seizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    An official with the Humane Society of North Texas said 73 rescued dogs were living in "horrific" conditions at a puppy mill in Stephens County. Donations are needed by the Humane Society of North Texas to care for dogs seized earlier this month from a Stephens County puppy mill.

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  6. More than 70 dogs rescued from alleged puppy mill Read Story Jordan ArmstrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    More than 70 dogs were rescued from an alleged puppy mill in Stephens County by the Humane Society of North Texas. The group said Wednesday that it seized 73 Australian Shepherds, Border Collies, German Shepherds and Labrador Retrievers on March 18 at a home where the owners were "actively breeding" the dogs in "deplorable" conditions.

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  7. Burneyville woman dies in southern Oklahoma vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | KXII-TV Sherman

    The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a Burneyville woman was killed when the sport utility vehicle was in crashed in southern Oklahoma. An OHP report says 28-year-old Glenda Holman died in the crash in Stephens County about 12:20 a.m. Sunday.

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  8. Candidates file for City, BISD, Hospital electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Breckenridge American

    After Friday's deadline passed for filing in the Breckenridge city election, BISD school board election, and the Stephens County hospital district election, several candidates had filed to run as either a new candidate or as an incumbent seeking re-election. However, many of the races remained uncontested with only one candidate seeking the office.

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  9. Burneyville woman dies in southern Oklahoma vehicle crashRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a Burneyville woman was killed when the sport utility vehicle was in crashed in southern Oklahoma. An OHP report says 28-year-old Glenda Holman died in the crash in Stephens County about 12:20 a.m. Sunday.

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  10. Stephens county volunteer firefighter arrested for arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Breckenridge American

    A Stephens County volunteer firefighter was arrested Wednesday night on three counts of arson following a rash of suspicious wildfires last week around Stephens County. Patrick Ralph Garcia, 31, of Breckenridge, a volunteer firefighter with the Caddo Volunteer Fire Department, was arrested after a multi-agency investigation.

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  11. Fire burns home, backs up traffic on U.S. Highway 183Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | Breckenridge American

    ... of firefighters from the Wayland Volunteer Department responded along with emergency crews from EMS, The Stephens County Sheriff Department and TxDOT. Kanye West had some pretty strict rules for how models at his Yeezy Season 3 fashion extravaganza ...

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  12. Breckenridge citizens give thoughts on candidate forumRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2016 | Breckenridge American

    Voters in Stephens County got another chance to meet the candidates for the upcoming county election during a meet-and-greet held at the Stephens County Ag barn last Saturday. For some, like Mike McKay, who lives out by the lake, safety was an important issue "Mostly, we're concerned about getting some patrols in the county," he said.

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  13. Meet, greet for county election candidates set for todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Breckenridge American

    Candidates for Stephens County sheriff, county commissioner and constable will be hosting a meet and greet for the public from 2 to 5 p.m. today, Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Stephens County Ag Barn. Also, the "Meet the Candidates" radio segments featuring candidates in the Stephens County Sheriff's race which started airing on Thursday, will continue on Monday and run through Thursday.

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  14. Sheriff candidate broadcast times announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | Breckenridge American

    The Breckenridge American and Lake Country Radio have teamed up to offer voters an opportunity to meet the candidates in the Stephens County Sheriff's race. Beginning tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 4, through Friday, Feb. 12, KLXK 93.5-FM and KROO 1430-AM will feature a "Meet the Candidate" segment each weekday after the Lake Country local news at 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. This will be a chance for each candidate to state their platform on what they plan to achieve if elected Sheriff in a pre-recorded program.

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  15. Thursday wreck sends two to Fort Worth hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Breckenridge American

    ... occupants were conscious and speaking, but they both had sustained incapacitating injuries. He stated that Stephens County Sheriff's Deputy James Elliot, who was assisting him, called for two ambulances to be dispatched to the scene and that they ... 1 comment

  16. , Lake Country Radio to host candidate forumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Breckenridge American

    The Breckenridge American and Lake Country Radio have teamed up to offer voters an opportunity to meet the candidates in the Stephens County Sheriff's race. It will also offer voters a chance to have their question be selected as one of the questions answered on the radio by one of the seven candidates vying for the sheriff's job.

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  17. Traffic stop leads to burglary ring bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Breckenridge American

    Stephens County Sheriff s Deputy Justin Shockley unloads some of the stolen property recovered following the arrest of two burglary suspects in Stephens County. Shockely, the evidence technician for the sheriff s department, will photograph and log all the property.

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  18. 90th Judicial District Court hears cases during DecemberRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2016 | Breckenridge American

    Four defendants from Breckenridge agreed to plea deals to settle their cases during hearings held in the 90th Judicial District Court during December. According to Stephens County District Attorney Dee Peavy, generally when there is a motion to revoke defendants' probation or motion to adjudicate their probation, the defendants will agree to plead true during the plea bargain process.

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  19. Dense fog continues to blanket areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Breckenridge American

    A truck makes its way through downtown Breckenridge in dense fog late Wednesday night. Stephens County and Breckenridge have been blanketed by heavy fog during the past two two days making for dangerous driving conditions both in town and on the surrounding roads and highways.

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  20. Ballot order set for GOP PrimaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Breckenridge American

    The order of how candidate names will appear on the ballot for the Stephens County March 1 Republican Primary was decided in drawing held at the Stephens County Courthouse last week. In the sheriff's race, the order of the names on the ballot are, from top to bottom: Bacel Cantrell, Shane Shockley, Will Holt, Caleb Hodges, Randy Coleman, Billy Wade and Brad Sims.

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