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By October 16, 2017 Read More →

VERNON HIGH SCHOOL 2017 HOMECOMING SCHEDULE OF EVENTS ANNOUNCED! ……….

Vernon, FL. — Vernon High School’s Homecoming week will kick off Wednesday, October 25th, and will continue with events throughout the week leading up to the Homecoming football game on October 27th against the FAMU Rattlers, scheduled for 7 pm. Following is a list of events for alumni, students and the community taking place in […]

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Traffic stop leads to arrest …….
By October 5, 2017 Read More →

Traffic stop leads to arrest …….

(Chipley, FL; October 5, 2017) – A Washington County traffic stop leads to the arrest of a Vernon man for carrying a concealed weapon. Just after noon on Monday, October 2, a Washington County Sheriff’s deputy observed a Dodge Neon traveling at a high rate of speed in a 35mph speed zone just inside the […]

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VES 5thgrade students work with S.T.E.M. projects ………..
By September 30, 2017 Read More →

VES 5thgrade students work with S.T.E.M. projects ………..

This past week at Vernon Elementary School, students in Mrs. Ledet’s 5th-grade homeroom completed a S.T.E.M. Bridge Basics 4- H Engineering Challenge. The students began by learning the basics of various bridge designs, then in small groups of 3 to 4 students, designed a bridge of their choice. Armed with low-heat hot glue guns, they […]

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‘Ms. Frizzle’ visits Vernon Elementary School ………
By September 29, 2017 Read More →

‘Ms. Frizzle’ visits Vernon Elementary School ………

Mrs. Judy Griffis, Third-grade teacher at Vernon Elementary School and Zedra Hawkins, Washington County Public Library have partnered up once again to delight and educate the students.   Bringing the Magic School Bus to life in early science illustrates to the students it is rewarding to work on something that produces results that are fun […]

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By August 19, 2017 Read More →

Washington County Planning Commission grants variances for Vernon property ……….

by Kathy Foster   Planning Commission members acted on the requests from property owners Allen and Misty Byrd Aug. 17th granting variances for a nonresidential building addition and a minimum setback requirement.   Both variance requests dealt with property located at 3031/3035 Main Street in Vernon.   The Byrds, business owners of Holmes Creek Pizza & […]

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Okaloosa County man arrested in Vernon area on multiple charges ……..
By August 15, 2017 Read More →

Okaloosa County man arrested in Vernon area on multiple charges ……..

Washington County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call, just before midnight on August 12 regarding a distraught man who was threatening to attempt suicide. The caller alleged 35-year-old Wesley Blackerby, of Crestview, had contacted her via Facebook and wrote that he wanted to “crash his truck into a tree” among other comments. Deputies responded to […]

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Three Montgomery women arrested for theft
By August 14, 2017 Read More →

Three Montgomery women arrested for theft

Helping themselves to items from the Dollar General store in Vernon led to the arrest of three Montgomery, Alabama women after a concerned citizen reported what they witnessed. A Washington County Sheriff’s deputy was approached around 9:30 pm on August 8, by a citizen who had just witnessed two black females pull into the store, grab […]

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By July 20, 2017 Read More →

Vernon High School 2017 Jr. Varsity and Varsity Football Schedules …….

Play starts Aug. 18th.   2017 Junior Varsity Football Schedule       Opponent                               Date                                        Location                     Time   Port St. Joe                              Aug. 31st                                  Home                          7:00 CT   Liberty Co.                               Sept. 7th                                  Home                          6:00 CT   Blountstown                            Sept. 14th                                Away                           6:00 CT   Baker                                       Sept. 21st                                 Away                           6:00 CT   Graceville                                Oct. […]

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Dominic Long arrested on burglary charge …….
By June 21, 2017 Read More →

Dominic Long arrested on burglary charge …….

On June 18, Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence located at 2876 Pioneer Road after receiving reports of a burglary.   Upon arrival to the residence, information was given to deputies and investigators that several firearms had been stolen from a gun cabinet located in the master bedroom.   WCSO was able to […]

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By June 15, 2017 Read More →

Vernon Middle School Honor Roll for the entire year ……..

Vernon Middle School A Honor Roll for Entire Year Anna Braxton 06 Kirstyn Brown 06 Allie Walters 07 Ashley Siples 07 Jerryd Brown 07 Jada Brown 08 Paislee Poppell 08   Vernon Middle School A-B Honor Roll Entire Year Tayelor Spears 06 Sydney Spooner 06 Grace Rutherford 06 Mason Brock 06 Teona Potter 06 Elaina […]

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