State Road 79 Alternatives Public Meeting Project Development and Environment Study ……..

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will hold an alternatives public meeting concerning the State Road (S.R.) 79 Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Study from S.R. 8 (I-10) to the Florida/Alabama state line in Holmes County. The meeting will be held Thursday, Nov. 10 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. CST at Northside Assembly of […]

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Holmes County 4-H offering Tech Wizards Program ……

Holmes County 4-H offering Tech Wizards Program ……

Have you ever wanted to play the leading role in your favorite movie? Do you dream of being a famous news anchor? Would you love to make your own commercial?   The Holmes County 4-H Tech Wizards Program is offering a free summer mentoring program to all Holmes County youth ages 9-13 years who are […]

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District II 4-H Tropicana Speech Contest winners …..

District II 4-H Tropicana Speech Contest winners …..

On Saturday, June 5, 2015, the 2015 District II 4-H Tropicana Speech Contest was held at the Jackson County Conference Center on Pennsylvania Avenue.   Competing for District honors were first place winners in the 4th, 5th and 6th grades, at their respective county level competitions in Bay, Holmes, Jackson and Walton counties. The winners […]

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Bonifay Garden Club hosts Garden Expo …….

Bonifay Garden Club hosts Garden Expo …….

Gardening enthusiasts stopped by the Ag Center in Bonifay on Saturday to enjoy exhibits and workshops on gardening set up by members of the Bonifay Garden Club in recognition of National Garden Week.                         The Bonifay Garden Club meets at the First Baptist Church […]

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CRAA holds meeting in Chipley ……

CRAA holds meeting in Chipley ……

Teachers from Holmes and Washington counties were recognized during the March 18th meeting of the Chipola Regional Arts Association (CRAA) held in Chipley.   Teachers from Poplar Springs and Bethlehem in Holmes County, as well as teachers from Vernon Elementary, Vernon Middle and Vernon High in Washington County were on hand to explain how they […]

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Holmes County Competes at 4-H State Archery Match

Holmes County Competes at 4-H State Archery Match

[BONIFAY, FL].—On Friday, March 7, 2014, eight members of the Holmes County 4-H Dead Centers Archery Club traveled to Newberry, Florida to prepare to compete in Saturday’s 2014 Florida 4-H State Archery Match.   After several months of great coaching under the supervision of 4-H certified volunteers, Jim Forman and Ralph Bowdish, and Niki Crawson, […]

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Literacy Volunteers benefit from book drive hosted by the Generation Club ….

Literacy Volunteers benefit from book drive hosted by the Generation Club ….

June 6th members of the Generation Club based in southwestern Washington County presented a collection of books to Washington County Literacy Volunteers for use with those learning to read.   A reception was hosted by the City of Vernon to recognize the efforts of the club members in supporting the book drive.   The club […]

Anatomy of a fish kill …. Lake Victor in Holmes County

Recently, north Florida anglers and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) fishery biologists were heartbroken to see the white bellies of numerous fish floating in Lake Victor. Lake Victor is a popular, 130-acre FWC-managed impoundment in Holmes County. Since the impoundment was constructed, the FWC has stocked fish, managed vegetation, provided boating access, created […]

Holmes County 4-H/Tropicana Public Speaking Contest Winners ….

Holmes County 4-H/Tropicana Public Speaking Contest Winners ….

Twenty Holmes County students impressed a large audience of over 100 guests Tuesday evening, May 23, 2013 at the Holmes County 4-H/Tropicana Public Speaking Contest as they competed for the County Winner title for their grade levels.   These twenty students were the top finalists in 4th, 5th, and 6th grades out of a total […]

Holmes County High Speed Pursuit Arrests …

Courtesy of WZEP in DeFuniak Springs …   The Holmes County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrests of three individuals as a result of 2 separate pursuits overnight.   On May 8th, a Holmes County Deputy attempted to stop a red Chevrolet pickup for registration and seatbelt violations in the Cerro Gordo community. The vehicle accelerated […]

Legal Document Solutions opens office in Bonifay

Legal Document Solutions opens office in Bonifay

Legal Document Solutions, LLC recently opened a home office in Bonifay, Florida as an alternative to high legal fees. Legal Document Solutions was created with the purpose of providing top-quality legal document preparation services and giving the consumer an affordable legal alternative to access the courts. For anyone who has been putting off seeing an […]

Obit for Dessie Bell

Obit for Dessie Bell

Dessie “Mawmaw” Bell In living our life here on earth serving the Lord, our greatest reward is to pass from this life into life eternal. Dessie “Mawmaw” Bell, 87, of Port St. Joe, FL went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, February 12, 2013. She was born on May 24, 1925 in […]

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Latest Bridge-A-Rama scores

At the half-way point of this year’s Bridge-A-Rama season, these are the leader’s cumulative scores for the first four games. 1. Top score is 10,060 by the team of Leola Porter and Kathryn Henders 2. Runner-up with 9,380 by Ed Wood and Carolyn Wicksell. 3. Third place with 9,090 by Steve and Jan Mason. 4. […]

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WCSO asks for assistance in solving burglary at Two Cousins Café

Walton County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) is seeking information in reference to a commercial burglary that occurred at Two Cousins Café in Darlington, sometime between the late hours of November 4th and the early hours of November 5th, 2012.   The burglary occurred when the suspect broke the glass in the main entrance door, entered and […]

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Holmes County SO Drug Arrests

(Courtesy WZEP Radio)   Last Friday Deputies with the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office received a tip of illegal drug activity at a residence in the Poplar Springs community. When Deputies arrived, they observed a van in the driveway. Deputies made contact with the driver of the van, 33-year-old Melissa Hayes of Bonifay. They received consent […]

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Bonifay Police Makes Meth Arrest

Bonifay Police Makes Meth Arrest

On November 23rd a month long investigation into the illegal manufacture of methamphetamine ended with the execution of a search warrant at a residence located West Wisconsin Avenue in Bonifay.  Bonifay Police located over 28 grams of suspected methamphetamine in both oil and powder form. Also located was the materials commonly used to manufacture and […]

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