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Archive for 2009

LEGALS…APRIL 9, 2009

Apr 10th, 2009 | Comments Off

NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That pursuant to a Writ of Execution issued in the CIRCUIT Court of WALTON County, Florida, on the 31st day of DECEMBER, 2008. In the cause wherein SUBSALVE USA CORP was the plaintiff(s) and WATSON MANUFACTURING, INC AND LYNDEN COX was the defendant(s), being case number 08CA001598 [...]

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CLASSIFIEDS…APRIL 9, 2009

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WANTING TO BUY WANTED: Young, white homing pigeons, brown homing  pigeons & black homing pigeons. Call after 5 p.m. 689-3077 ask for Bill. tfp 2/19 ——————————————————————————————————- PETS/PET SUPPLIES HUSKY HYBRID WOLF PUPS. Taking deposit-5 days old. 892-5241. 4tp 4/9-4/30 ——————————————————————————————————- YORKIE POO’S-3 males, wormed, 1st shots, health certificates. $500. Call 835-2869. P.M. 267-1957. 2 tp [...]

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PHOTOS…APRIL 9, 2009

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  POTTED POT, fruits of a marijuana bust that took place on April 6 in DeFuniak Springs. Ronald J. Miller, 49, was arrested on one count of possession of cannabis (more than 20 grams), one count of possession with intent to distribute (due to the large amount of finished and dried product on hand), one [...]

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Apr 10th, 2009 | 0

  Crash in bandages following his accident that left him without claws.Four-month-old Crash arrived at Alaqua Animal Refuge when he was only about eight weeks old and has spent the critical socialization period of his life living in a medical facility having his wounds tended to each day by our caring veterinary staff. Crash needs [...]

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Apr 10th, 2009 | 0

  SCIENTIST BOB WALKER speaks with the group of local education professionals during their hike along one of Nokuse Plantation’s nature trails. The center is now under construction on the 48,000-acre Nokuse Plantation, a privately-owned conservation area. On March 31, M.C. Davis, owner of Nokuse Plantation, welcomed the group, consisting of Walton County school principals, [...]

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Apr 10th, 2009 | 0

  Ann Tucker, chairman of the tribal council of Muscogee Nation of Florida, said, “I’ve been working on the issue of tribal recognition for 15 years and my mother started working on it in 1947. My mother is 85 and I would really like to see something happen in her lifetime,” she said. Two weeks [...]

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Apr 10th, 2009 | 0

  ON FRIDAY, March 13, the Freeport High School Concert Band performed at the FBA District 2 Concert Music Performance Assessment at Chipley High School. The Freeport Band scored straight “superiors” again this year at the District Level, including three superior ratings for concert performance and a superior rating for sight-reading. One of the concert [...]

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Apr 10th, 2009 | 0

  HEAVY RAINS on Thursday, April 2, added to the already swollen Black Creek and surrounding areas. Here the Black Creek General Store is inundated with rain runoff. The Black Creek Lodge was also affected by the raising waters. Those heavy rains have washed out roads and damaged highways and property throughout Walton County. (Photos [...]

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HEADLINES…APRIL 9, 2009

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CITY MARSHAL ELECTIONS SLATED FOR APRIL 14 Acting supervisor Mark Weeks faces former chief Ray Burgess. DFS COUNCIL SEAT AND CITY CLERK OFFICE UP FOR ELECTION Ennis vs. Deisler and Campbell-Work vs. King. FIRST ANNUAL EASTER EGG-STRAVAGANZA The event drew thousands to Wee Care Park in DFS. FRIENDSHIP HOUSE TO OPEN SOON Respite care for [...]

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TIPS LEAD TO SUBSTANTIAL POT-GROWING BUST

Apr 10th, 2009 | 0

By Bruce Collier Confidential tips yielded a bumper crop of illegal marijuana growing in a DeFuniak Springs residence. On April 6, narcotics investigators of the DeFuniak Springs Police Department (DFSPD) performed a knock-and-talk at 41 South 23rd Street in DeFuniak Springs after receiving several tips from different confidential sources that there was an indoor marijuana [...]

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