Vernon

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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By June 14, 2017 Read More →

Vernon Middle School Honor Roll ….

  Vernon Middle School 4th Nine Weeks A Honor Roll Allen, Caitlin Marie 06 Braxton, Anna Lauren 06 Brown, Kirstyn Nahturi 06 Lyon, Issac Stanley 06 Rutherford, Grace Ann 06 Spears, Tayelor Grace 06 Staffa, Leanora Cecelia 06 Brown, Jerryd Hueland 07 Johns, Cherish Elainah 07 Siples, Ashley Nicole 07 Vincent, Jewel Ann 07 Walters, […]

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By June 12, 2017 Read More →

Vernon man killed in crash ……..

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports that 57-year-old Ronald Dean Eubanks of Vernon was killed in a 1:40 a.m. crash June 11th on State Road 79 and Environmental Road in Washington County.   According to the FHP,  Eubanks was traveling south bound within the north travel lanes of State Road 79 approximately one-half mile north […]

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‘Maker Faire’ popular at Vernon High School         …….
By May 8, 2017 Read More →

‘Maker Faire’ popular at Vernon High School …….

Hosted May 5th at the Vernon High School Library was a definite hit according to school librarian Erica who said the turn out was “wonderful”.   The event was hosted to bring students into the school library for a fun time.   Photo Highlights of ‘Faire’ at Vernon High School:          

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VES hosts Tropicana Speech competition           ………
By May 5, 2017 Read More →

VES hosts Tropicana Speech competition ………

On May 4, 2017 Vernon Elementary School held our 5th grade Tropicana Speech competition. The winners are pictured in order:   1st place – Jacob Poppell 2nd place – Renecia Hogans 3rd place – Alice Kopp Alternate – Kamryn Thomas Congratulations to all! The top 3 will go on to compete at the County Competition […]

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