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Archive for April 17th, 2009

CLASSIFIEDS…APRIL 16, 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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LEGALS…APRIL 16, 2009

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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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PHOTOS…APRIL 16, 2009

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    HOMICIDE SUSPECT Thomas Ford McCoy is wanted by the law for an April 10 shooting death in DeFuniak Springs. Thomas Ford McCoy Jr., 42, is described as a white male, 6 feet, 1 inches in height. He is a resident of Laurel Hill and a former employee of Coca-Cola Bottling Co., of Valparaiso. [...]

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  THE SOUTH WALTON FIRE District (SWFD) in partnership with the South Walton Tourist Development Council (TDC) developed a program that would provide three beach wheelchairs, strategically located along the beaches of south Walton, to improve access to the beach. The wheelchairs were purchased by the TDC. The wheelchairs will be located at the following [...]

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  BIRTHDAYS ARE TO BE REMEMBERED, no matter what side of the world one is on. Local resident Thom Brooks sent a birthday greeting to his son, Master Sgt. Dave Brooks, 19th Special Forces Group, USA / NG (center). The message read, “Hope you have a moment to celebrate youir birthday. In 1960, I was [...]

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  A SUNNY DAY greeted participants of the DeFuniak Springs Relay for Life 2009 as teams began to gather at the Walton County Fairgrounds. Throughout the day, teams walked the track, sold concessions, participated in games and enjoyed the fellowship of others who share their mission – the fight against cancer. A special surprise performance [...]

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  THE DEFUNIAK BUSINESS and Professional Association’s (DBPA) Business of the Quarter is Gabriel’s Christian Book Store. The honor is given to DeFuniak Springs businesses who engage in projects that support the local business community. Shown here is DBPA board member Angie Willoughby and Gabriel’s manager, Shayne Betts. (Photo by Cathy Mosley)

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  NEW YORK TIMES best-selling author Stephen Coonts gave the keynote address at the Emerald Coast Writers’ Conference April 3. Coonts, author of the mega-hit debut novel-turned film, “Flight of the Intruder,” has penned almost 30 naval aviation-themed novels. On writing the first novel (which received 34 rejections) he said, “I had plenty of time [...]

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HEADLINES…APRIL 16, 2009

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CRIMESTOPPERS TO HELP STOP ANIMAL ABUSE Harming animals is a crime. Stopping it can be fun and profitable. DFS COUNCIL SEES BEAUTY AND HONORS “BOOGIE” Legendary athlete and coach “Boogie” Hall is recognized by city. DFS PLANNING BOARD MEETS BRIEFLY A zoning change request from First Methodist Church tops agenda. “FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER” AUTHOR [...]

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DEFUNIAK SPRINGS CITY ELECTION RESULTS

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Three races were decided on Tuesday, April 14: city marshal, city clerk, and seat 4 of the DeFuniak Springs City Council. Candidates for city marshal were acting marshal Mark Weeks, and Ray Burgess. Candidates for the clerk’s position were Susie Campbell-Work and Walter R. King. Candidates for the Council seat were incumbent Henry Ennis and [...]

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