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Roulhac, Vernon, Freeport, Walton, Bonifay and Emerald Coast Participate in Middle School Football Jamboree on Tuesday, August 22, 2017
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Roulhac, Vernon, Freeport, Walton, Bonifay and Emerald Coast Participate in Middle School Football Jamboree on Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Middle School, or, if you are of an age, what used to be known as ‘Junior High’, is a time of turmoil for our children because there is no other phase of life where the differences between students is more apparent. Testosterone starts to rear it’s head, life changes very rapidly during these formative years, and […]

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Wausau Council thanks Goodman for his service            ………..
By August 23, 2017 Read More →

Wausau Council thanks Goodman for his service ………..

And approved a tentative budget for 2017-2018 at Aug. 22nd meeting.   by Kathy Foster   The Wausau Town Council was joined by County Commissioner Tray Hawkins and Sheriff Kevin Crews Tuesday night for an opportunity to thank Jeff Goodman for his service to Washington County.   Aug. 31st will be his last day as attorney for […]

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Tips for Cooking Seafood       ………..
By August 23, 2017 Read More →

Tips for Cooking Seafood ………..

Eating fish and shellfish, which are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, has been linked to a lower risk of heart disease. The US Department of Agriculture recommends most adults eat 2 servings (about 8 ounces) a week. Seafood should be stored and cooked properly so that it’s safe to eat. Follow these tips from the […]

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By August 23, 2017 Read More →

When Veterans’ Caregivers Are Left Behind ……….

(NAPSI)—Dave Riley doesn’t take a step without his wife, literally. “In the morning, he needs help putting on his shirt and his prosthetics—both his legs and arms. Then, I brush his teeth and shave him,” said Yvonne Riley, who serves as her husband’s primary caregiver. At night, Yvonne reverses that routine to get Dave into […]

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It was all about learning           ……….
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It was all about learning ……….

Students at Vernon Elementary School benefited Monday from a grant awarded the Washington County Library System.   by Kathy Foster   2nd – 5th graders at the Vernon Elementary School had the opportunity Monday to fully experience the solar eclipse due to grant funding that allowed the county’s library system to provide the special glasses […]

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Westville man arrested on drug charges              ……….
By August 22, 2017 Read More →

Westville man arrested on drug charges ……….

Washington County Sheriff’s Office reports a drug arrest following a traffic stop just after midnight on August 19.   A WCSO deputy conducted a traffic stop after observing a truck traveling on Wrights Creek Road with faulty equipment. As the deputy approached the driver, he immediately noticed behaviors and movements that were indicative of a […]

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BCF welcomes back students            ……..
By August 22, 2017 Read More →

BCF welcomes back students ……..

There was excitement all around on The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) campus as faculty and staff welcomed students back after the summer break. New and returning students began arriving on the Graceville campus with a car and truckloads of dorm necessities as everything seemed to come back to life. After getting settled into the […]

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Cotton Marketing News: So Much for the 18-Million Bale Scenario and those Higher Prices        ……..
By August 22, 2017 Read More →

Cotton Marketing News: So Much for the 18-Million Bale Scenario and those Higher Prices ……..

Prior to this week’s USDA crop production estimates, the 2017 U.S. cotton crop was projected at 19 million bales.   by admin     There seemed to be a general consensus, given the crop conditions in parts of Texas, that the crop would not get bigger with this week’s report.  There was some belief that the […]

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Roulhac Middle School enjoys Solar Eclipse       ……..
By August 21, 2017 Read More →

Roulhac Middle School enjoys Solar Eclipse ……..

At approximately 1:30 PM CST on Monday, August 21, 2017, a large group of students enjoyed a break from the school day as the earth experienced a total eclipse of the sun. The location for the event was the courtyard of Roulhac Middle School in downtown Chipley, Florida, and the students were accompanied by teachers, […]

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By August 21, 2017 Read More →

Monday with Pete: Aug. 21st ………

Good morning; The cruise ship gently makes its way downstream through the European countryside. Bustling cities line the Rhine with industrial complexes reliant on the river for transport and trade. RV parks along the river are full because of the six-week summer school break. Small towns dot the countryside. Vineyards drape the hillsides in neat […]

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