Sheriff warns against fraud and Senior Exploitation.
(NAPSI)—Once the leading cause of cancer death for women in the United States, cervical cancer is now the most preventable female cancer. Yet it affects women of color more than it does white women. One reason is that women of color are diagnosed with cervical cancer at a later stage than are white women. […]
The Lifeline program helps low-income households get telephone service by providing discounts that average $9.25 a month on one basic phone service (land line or wireless). In order to enroll in Lifeline, potential subscribers must demonstrate their eligibility by showing proof of income or participation in a qualifying program. Learn more […]
Message Foxy Red Hatters of Chipley, Chapter #17283 of Red Hat Society celebrated their 11th Anniversary at Gloria’s Café in downtown Chipley. Only requirement is a purple outfit, red hat and a fun attitude. Jay Glasgow started the group on March 27, 2002 at J & S Catering. Only purpose is fun […]
Marine-turtle nesting season began in March on Florida beaches from Brevard through Broward counties, although two leatherbacks laying their eggs in late February got a head start. May 1 marks the official start in other coastal counties. This year, Florida’s nesting sea turtles face specific challenges due to the aftereffects of Hurricane Sandy, which […]
Mr. Walter Devon Denning, 77 of Ponce De Leon, Florida died on Saturday, March 23, 2013, at his residence in Ponce De Leon, Florida. Born Tuesday, February 11, 1936 in Holmes County, Florida, he was the son of the late William Denning and the late Cora Williams Denning. He was the husband of Judy Forehand […]
Mrs. Juanita Elizabeth Smith, age 84, of Westville passed away March 23, 2013 at Bonifay Nursing and Rehab Center in Bonifay, Florida. She was born September 4, 1928 in Cedar Bluff, Alabama to the late John David and Marylou Emma Pearsey Long. She was a retired classroom teacher aide in the Holmes County Schools and […]
The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s ArtKidDoo Poster contest titled “Art is Everywhere.” First Place winner is Aysha Dye, Second Place winner is Alexandra Pearce, and the Third Place winner is Jemma Gilmore. The Art Council was thrilled with the creativity of all the entries […]
The following information was released by the Washington County Sheriff’s Department:
The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) announced this morning that Matthew Cole Marsteller of Fort Walton Beach died in a March 20th crash on I-10. FHP officials were withholding the victim’s name until next of kin were notified. The 45-year-old Marsteller was traveling west on Interstate 10 when the driver drifted right and traveled […]
The City of Chipley is preparing for the 2013 Baseball and Softball Season. Umpires are needed to call the youth games. Anyone interested in umpiring should contact Mr. Guy Lane at (850)638-6348 or (850)658-2773.
On Sunday, March 24th several members of Chipley Garden Club attended Gulf Beach Garden Club’s “Flowers by the Sea” Standard Flower Show at Panama City Beach. The divisions featured Horticulture – container grown, cut foliage and blooms, shrubs and trees – and Design. The Design division featured designs such as underwater, duo (two-sided), […]
Friends of the Washington County Library Welcomes all Friends to their monthly meeting Thursday, April 4th , 2013, from 12:00-1:00 pm, at the Blue Lake Community Center. Everyone is encouraged to attend! Our special guest this month will be MICHAEL LISTER! Author Michael Lister will be this month’s Friends featured guest. He said: “I will […]
Florida’s housing market reported more closed sales, rising median prices, increased pending sales, more new listings and a reduced inventory of homes for sale in February, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. ‘Each month brings more positive signs for the state’s housing market,’ said 2013 Florida Realtors President Dean Asher […]
Henry Cook, 72 of Vernon, passed away Sunday, March 24, 2013 at his residence. Henry was born March 10, 1941 in Vernon to David and Tina (Tharp) Cook. A lifelong resident of the panhandle, he worked 34 years as a truck driver for McKensie Truck lines, and was a member of Abigail Freewill Baptist […]
TAMPA, Fla. (March 24, 2013) – As forecast, retail gas prices fell minimally last week for a nation-wide decrease of 2 cents a gallon. Motorists will likely see regional pump prices decrease another 3 to 5 cents before Easter. The price of a barrel of oil has shown minimal price fluctuations this month, trading at an […]