RMS 7th Grade Essay Winners Announced …….

RMS 7th Grade Essay Winners Announced …….

Congratulations to RMS 7th graders who placed in the annual AMVET Essay Contests. The winners include: Drug Prevention Essay Contest – 1st: Ethan Adkison 2nd: Isaac Berry 3rd: Malachi Leffler National Americanism Essay Contest – 1st: Hannah Hilty 2nd: Lara Fleener Honorable Mention: Tara Baxley Seventh grade language arts teacher is Melissa Whitson  

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AAA: MEMORIAL DAY GAS PRICES HIT 11-YEAR LOW …….

AAA: MEMORIAL DAY GAS PRICES HIT 11-YEAR LOW …….

Summer gas prices forecast to be the lowest in more than a decade   Motorists found the lowest gas prices on Memorial Day in 11 years. The average price for a gallon of gasoline was $2.32 nationwide, $2.25 in Florida, $2.27 in Georgia, and $2.16 in Tennessee. This year’s average prices were 42 cents (US), […]

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Hurricane Season starts June 1st – Be prepared

Hurricane Season starts June 1st – Be prepared

A hurricane is a type of tropical cyclone or severe tropical storm that forms in the southern Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, and in the eastern Pacific Ocean. A typical cyclone is accompanied by thunderstorms, and in the Northern Hemisphere, a counterclockwise circulation of winds near the earth’s surface.   Information provided by FEMA […]

Book Sale at Sam Mitchell Library in Vernon May 31st – June 10th …….

Book Sale at Sam Mitchell Library in Vernon May 31st – June 10th …….

Book Sale at the Sam Mitchell Library in Vernon from May 31st-June 10th during regular business hours. Stock up on $1 hardcovers or 50 cent paperbacks today! Sam Mitchell Library Hours Monday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday 12 p.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday 12 p.m.-6 p.m. Thursday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday 9 a.m.-3 p.m.  For more information, call […]

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Master Gardeners tour Vickie Rushing’s gardens …….

Master Gardeners tour Vickie Rushing’s gardens …….

Master Gardeners of Washington County met in member Vickie Rushing’s delightful backyard playhouse last week to conduct business and enjoy a tour of Vicki’s unique garden. Pictured are Master Gardeners outside Vickie’s Playhouse  Vicki and her husband Chester, better known as Chet, have used their creative talents in the years since they moved to Finch […]

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CHIPOLA STUDENTS SELECT OUTSTANDING EMPLOYEES ……..

CHIPOLA STUDENTS SELECT OUTSTANDING EMPLOYEES ……..

Chipola students recently selected three employees for Distinguished Service Awards.   From left, are: Outgoing Chipola SGA President Caitlyn Carpenter; English professor Amie Myers (faculty); Associate Dean Dr. David Hilton (administrator) and Brooke Mathis (professional).

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Fishing in June & July in Florida ……

Fish Free In June You can fish free in state saltwater areas June 4-5. The State’s free fishing days in June for freshwater areas is June 11-12. Free fishing days provide an excellent opportunity for parents who don’t yet have licenses to take youth fishing, or avid anglers to introduce a friend to fishing without […]

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Holmes County 2016 Summer Read Program ……

Holmes County 2016 Summer Read Program ……

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Sign Language Classes at the Jackson County Public Library ……

Sign Language Classes at the Jackson County Public Library ……

Classes for adults and kids.  

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Follow the 5 D’s of Mosquito Prevention! ……..

Follow the 5 D’s of Mosquito Prevention! ……..

Florida is not just known for its natural beauty, it is also known for it abundance of mosquitoes.   by ewestbrook   With the mosquito transmitted Zika virus making headline news and the tell tale itchy red bites popping up on our unprotected skin you may be wondering what you can do to protect your […]

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4th Annual Choctawhatchee Catfish Round-Up June 3rd-4th ……

4th Annual Choctawhatchee Catfish Round-Up June 3rd-4th ……

1st Place $1,000, 2nd Place  $500, and 3rd Place $250.  

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First Baptist Tangerine and Trinity Baptist On Missions at BCF ……..

First Baptist Tangerine and Trinity Baptist On Missions at BCF ……..

Over the summer while many of the dorms are empty and students are on mission trips, serving on the church field, or working in camps, The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville is excited to welcome mission teams and church groups who give of their time, energy, and talent to volunteer on the campus. […]

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Mondays with Pete May 30, 2016 ………

Good morning; Today is a day of gatherings – in churches, at parks, in cemeteries, on military bases. Many places still call this Decoration Day. It is a day set aside to remember those who have gone on before us. Many will make their way to family reunions in many obscure places that are the […]

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ZIKA VIRUS FOUND NEAR DOTHAN …….

Provided by WZEP Radio 1460.   A case of Zika virus has been diagnosed in Houston County, according to a press release from the Alabama Public Health Department. That brings to five the number of cases in Alabama.   State Health Officer Dr. Tom Miller said, “We will implement enhanced surveillance with these two cases. […]

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SENIOR CITIZEN SENTENCED TO 25 YEARS FOR MOLESTING 4 CHILDREN

Provided by WZEP Radio 1460   Circuit Judge Christopher Patterson sentenced a Cottondale man to 25 years in prison Thursday for molesting four little girls. Assistant State Attorney Shalla Jefcoat was prepared to take William Jackson McCullers, 65, to trial for molesting four girls over the course of 11 years. Two of the girls were […]

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Memorial Day 2016 ……

Memorial Day 2016 ……

Don’t forget those who have gone on before us and helped keep this nation great.  

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