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Archive for September, 2008

Mr. Patzig’s Opus

Sep 17th, 2008 | Comments Off

By RON KELLEY At first glance, he looks like a tough old Marine, and with good reason. Harry Patzig is Vietnam veteran, a no-nonsense kind of fellow who expects everyone to do their best every day. It’s in his face. What you may not see at first glance is a teacher of 23 years with [...]

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Sports News & Notes

Sep 17th, 2008 | 0

By PATRICK CASEY The Walton Braves golf team captured a home match against Holmes County and Marianna at the DeFuniak Springs Country Club. Paul McClure led the way as low medalist with a 34 over the nine-hole match. Heath Morgan shot a 40, including a chip-in par from off the green on the seventh hole [...]

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LEGALS September 18, 2008

Sep 17th, 2008 | Comments Off

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WALTON COUNTY, STATE OF FLORIDA JUVENILE DIVISION DEPENDENCY ACTION CASE NO: 07-DP-54 IN THE INTEREST OF: J.C.G. (DOB 05/29/2007), minor child. NOTICE OF TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS HEARING TO: GREG (last name unknown) Whereabouts unknown And/or all persons claiming paternity of the above-named [...]

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CLASSIFIEDS September 18, 2008

Sep 17th, 2008 | Comments Off

WANTED ODIE SLAY WANTS Pick-up trucks for Salvage, 1/2 and 3/4 Ton size, wrecked or wore-out. I will pay $150-$300 for each. Must be complete, must be towable. (850)859-2619. 4tp 8/28-9/18 ————————————————————————————————————————————————— WOULD LIKE TO HAVE 2-3 tons of horse or cow manure for my garden. 837-3428. 1tp 9/18 ————————————————————————————————————————————————— WANTED TO BUY land with [...]

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LEGALS September 11, 2008

Sep 10th, 2008 | Comments Off

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEON COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2008-CA-002128 W.E. WILCOX CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC. Plaintiff, vs. RUSSELL D. LAKE and LYNN LAKE, husband and wife, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Defendants: Russell D. Lake Lynn Lake 2504 Vineyard Lane Miramar Beach, FL 32550-5806 YOU ARE HEREBY [...]

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CLASSIFIEDS September 11, 2008

Sep 10th, 2008 | Comments Off

WANTED ODIE SLAY WANTS Pick-up trucks for Salvage, 1/2 and 3/4 Ton size, wrecked or wore-out. I will pay $150-$300 for each. Must be complete, must be towable. (850)859-2619. 4tp 8/28-9/18 ————————————————- PETS & PET SUPPLIES Two Long-Haired Daschund puppies for sale.  Red in color, twelve weeks old.  Good Price! $200 each.  Also for sale, [...]

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HEADLINES…September 11, 2008

Sep 10th, 2008 | 0

BRANNON, STATE REACH ACCORD Financial disclosures made. DEFUNIAK MAN DIES ON  I-10 Heart attack suspected in highway death. DEFUNIAK MOTORCYCLIST KILLED Fatality on German Club Road. DEFUNIAK MAN CHARGED IN DEPUTY SHOOTING Wounds Holmes County deputy in high-speed chase. HOLMES COUNTY BURGLARY ARRESTS Two charged in separate incidents. BIG BLUE SIGNS, PART DEUX? Possible community [...]

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Florida law prohibits restrictions on pit bulls

Sep 10th, 2008 | Comments Off

    IN MANY AREAS of the United States, several breeds of dogs commonly known as pit bulls are the most recent to be targeted with legislation either strictly regulating or calling for the animals to be eliminated from affected communities. Florida law prohibits local governments from placing any restrictions or requirements on dog owners [...]

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Pave Low does fly-over

Sep 10th, 2008 | Comments Off

    THE PAVE LOW did a fly-over before landing for the final time. (Photo by Jeffrey Powell)

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Authorities answer call at Video Visions in Freeport

Sep 10th, 2008 | 0

  FREEPORT FIRE DEPARTMENT personnel and a Walton County Sheriff’s deputy were called to an accident on Thursday, Sept. 4 at the Video Visions store in Freeport. The driver, Sarah Dunaway, may have mistaken the accelerator for the brake according to fire department authorities. Dunaway was slightly shaken but unhurt by the incident. “I was [...]

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