Chipola wins Baseball National Championship           ……..
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Chipola wins Baseball National Championship ……..

The Chipola College Indians trounced San Jacinto 15-6 to claim the NJCAA National Baseball Championship, June 3rd.   A replay of the game is available at http://m.mlb.com/video/topic/39362902/v1452302283/live-njcaa-juco-world-series   Trailing 5-4 through five innings, No. 1 Chipola erupted for 11 runs over the final four frames to win The title is the second in program history […]

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Washington County Sheriff announces promotions        ………
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Washington County Sheriff announces promotions ………

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is very pleased to announce the recent promotions that have taken place under the administration of Sheriff Kevin Crews. Congratulations to Jail Administrator, Captain Josh Skipper and Assistant Jail Administrator, Lieutenant Scott Duke. We are confident in the job you are doing to run the Washington County Jail safely and […]

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This summer, put safety at the top of your travel checklist ……..

~ DHSMV launches Safe Summer Travel Campaign ~   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) has launched its Safe Summer Travel Campaign, reminding motorists put safety at the top of their travel checklist this summer. With more residents and visitors on Florida’s roadways, the DHSMV and its Division […]

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Obituary for Charles Edward Kirkland, Sr. ……..

Mr. Charles Edward Kirkland, Sr., age 67, of Bonifay, Florida passed away May 29, 2017 at his home.   He was born March 18, 1950 in Tampa, Florida.   Memorialization will be by cremation with Peel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Caring for Caregivers
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Caring for Caregivers

Caring for a loved one often provides tremendous purpose and fulfillment.     Caring for a loved one often provides tremendous purpose and fulfillment.  However, when a family member needs continuous supervision, the entire family is often impacted as they struggle with the physical, emotional, and financial challenges involved with providing around the clock care. We, […]

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How some of the toughest guys on the planet can get help caring for the ones they love        …………..
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How some of the toughest guys on the planet can get help caring for the ones they love …………..

(NAPSI)—Taking care of a family member who is aging or ill can be tough—but you don’t have to do it alone. Just ask actor Danny Trejo, who stars in a new PSA (public service advertisements) campaign supporting male caregivers. “I’ve helped care for a friend of mine who had cancer, so I know how hard […]

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Gov. Scott Appoints Michael J. Dew as Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation ……….

PENSACOLA, Fla. —Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Michael J. Dew as Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) effective June 5, 2017. Governor Scott said, “For six years, Mike has been an integral part of my administration in the Executive Office of the Governor, Florida Department of Corrections and most recently […]

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Chipley Police Department arrested a Ponce De Leon man for Felony Theft and Drug Possession ………

 On June 4, 2017, Officers of the Chipley Police Department responded to a call of shoplifting at Wal-Mart, located at 1620 Main Street in Chipley.   Officers arrived on scene and found that Charles Ray Sonnier, 32, of Ponce de Leon, Florida had been caught shoplifting.  Officers discovered that Sonnier had been caught with a […]

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Mondays with Pete – June 5, 2017

Good Morning;           Yesterday was Pentecost Sunday, the celebration of the coming of the promised Holy Spirit and the beginning – the birthday if you will – of the church.  In our worship service each person was given a red, helium filled balloon to represent the Spirit and the tongues of fire that came to […]

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AAA: GAS PRICES JUMP 7 CENTS IN FLORIDA ……….

TAMPA, Fla. (June 5, 2017) — Florida gas prices rose 7 cents during the past week. The state average was $2.37 on Sunday, according to AAA, whose data is collected from credit card swipes and direct feeds from 120,000 gas stations nationwide, in cooperation with OPIS and Wright Express. Some of the largest weekly price hikes in the state were in […]

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