‘Celebration of Praise’ Aug. 16th at Shiloh Baptist Church ……………..

‘Celebration of Praise’ Aug. 16th at Shiloh Baptist Church ……………..

Services at 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.  Deaf interpretation provided during 4:30 evening service.  

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Secretary Vilsack Proclaims August 2-8 National Farmers Market Week ………

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has declared Aug. 2 through 8, 2015, as “National Farmers Market Week.” The declaration was made official by proclamation signed by Secretary Vilsack. This year marks the 16th annual National Farmers Market Week in honor of the important role that farmers markets play in local economies. Throughout the week, USDA will […]

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BREASTFEEDING AWARENESS MONTH ……….

August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month. The Florida Department of Health in Holmes and Washington Counties want to make sure new and expecting mothers know the benefits of breastfeeding. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that healthy mothers exclusively breastfeed infants for the first six months of life.  In addition, as part of the Healthy […]

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Chipley Head Start now accepting applications ……

Tri-County Head Start in Chipley is now  accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school term.   The child’s date of birth must be on or before September 1, 2012. There is a 3-year-old classroom and a 4-year-old classroom.   Applications may be picked up from the Center between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., […]

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BCF Welcomes Oakview Builders for Christ ………..

BCF Welcomes Oakview Builders for Christ ………..

For the past several years, Builders for Christ from Oakview Baptist Church in Okeechobee, Fla., arrived on The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) campus for one concentrated week of hard work and service. Their mission is obvious – Kingdom Building. Their implementation of that mission consists of everything from demolition and construction, to installation and […]

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Enjoy the program at the Council on Aging on Aug. 11th …..

Washington County Council on Aging will be hosting Electronically Preserving Obituaries as Cultural Heritage (EPOCH) presentation, on August 11, 2015 at 1:00 p.m.   The program will be provided by Ms. Barbara Russell from the Washington County Library.   Everyone is invited to attend and there is no charge.   Washington County Council on Aging […]

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FREE CHILD FIND Pre-K Screening Sept. 9th, Oct. 13th and Nov. 10th ………

FDLRS Child Find Pre-K Screening schedule at PAEC, 753 West Blvd., Chipley, FL: September 9, 2015, October 13, 2015, and November 10, 2015. FDLRS/PAEC and the local school district co-sponsor Child Find Pre-K Screenings throughout the year. Children ages 3-5 years who are not enrolled in public school or Head Start are invited to participate […]

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Chipola Nursing Grads ……

Chipola Nursing Grads ……

Forty-one students recently completed the Associate Degree Nursing program at Chipola College. Graduates are now qualified to take the state certification examination to become Registered Nurses.   Pictured from left, are: (front) Latrelle Williams, Rachel Callahan, Buffy Gartman, Brittany Shores, Jessica Porter, Kristen Whitfield, Lauren Locke, Emily Jones, Anella Shouse, Veronica Bell, Danielle Cessna, Jessica […]

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Bring A Celebrity To School By Showing Your Calculator Love ………..

Bring A Celebrity To School By Showing Your Calculator Love ………..

(NAPSI)—American parents spend about $26 billion a year on school supplies for their kids, according to the National Retail Federation. If one of the things you’re getting your student this year is a graphing calculator, it may pay to heed these three hints on choosing the right one: • Ask The Teacher: A graphing calculator […]

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Obituary for Cecil Mac Sellers

Mr. Cecil Mac Sellers, age 73, of Bonifay, Florida passed away July 31, 2015 at Covenant Hospice Inpatient and Palliative Care Center at Bay Medical Center in Panama City, Florida. He was born March 15, 1942 in Holmes County Florida to the late James Monroe Sellers and Bamma Helms Sellers. In addition to his parents, […]

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46th Annual Wausau Possum Festival Kicks Off With ‘Possum King & Queen Contest’

46th Annual Wausau Possum Festival Kicks Off With ‘Possum King & Queen Contest’

On Friday, July 31, Wausau, Florida once again illustrated to the world exactly why they were named by Women’s Day Magazine as having ‘One of the 8 Most Unique Festivals in the World’. The occasion was the annual ‘Wausau Possum King & Queen Contest’ and as usual, the event drew a huge crowd of spectators […]

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Governor Rick Scott Appoints Ted Everett to Northwest Florida Water Management District ………

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott has announced the appointment of Ted Everett to the Northwest Florida Water Management District. Everett, 54, of Chipley, is the executive director of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce and the owner and operator of Hard Labor Creek Hunting Plantation and Hard Labor Creek Off Road Park. He currently […]

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‘Back to School Bash’ Aug. 8th at Live Oak Baptist Church ……

The Florida Department of Health in Washington and Holmes County are partnering with Live Oak Baptist Church to host a Back to School Bash for students Pre-K to 12th grade. The event will take place at Live Oak Baptist Church, 5211 Millers Ferry Road in Vernon on Saturday, August 8th from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 […]

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CLARK THANKED BY CHIPOLA BOARD ……….

CLARK THANKED BY CHIPOLA BOARD ……….

The Chipola College District Board of Trustees recently recognized Gary Clark for 17 years of service to the board. Pictured from left, are: Gary Clark and his wife, Staci, Chipola president Dr. Jason Hurst and Board Chair Danny Ryals. Clark has stepped down from the Chipola Board to pursue the next chapter in his professional […]

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Washington County looking for Volunteer Firefighters …….

Washington County looking for Volunteer Firefighters …….

Help your community.    

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Rep. Matt Gaetz coming to Tea Party Meeting ……..

Rep. Matt Gaetz coming to Tea Party Meeting ……..

Aug. 6th at Elks Lodge on Okaloosa Island.  

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