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Archive for July, 2009

HEADLINES…JULY 23, 2009

Jul 24th, 2009 | 0

TEACHER TO WCSB: “I HAVE BEEN EMOTIONALLY ABUSED.” The furor over school uniforms in Freeport takes its toll. COMING FULL CIRCLE Locally grown, locally sold, locally consumed. TPO MAKES A STOP Transportation group agree U.S. 331 is top priority. FIVE QUESTIONS WITH THE COACH South Walton girls basketball coach Kevin Craig. SEEING THE FUTURE AT [...]

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BOATER DROWNS AFTER COLLISION UNDER U.S. 331 BRIDGE

Jul 24th, 2009 | 0

BY BRUCE COLLIER A man drowned after his boat collided with a piling beneath the causeway of the U.S. 331 (Clyde B. Wells) bridge. Two other passengers in the boat received minor injuries in the accident, which took place at around 1:30 p.m. on July 20. The Walton County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Florida Fish [...]

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TEACHER TO WCSB: “I HAVE BEEN EMOTIONALLY ABUSED…”

Jul 24th, 2009 | Comments Off

BY ASHLEY AMASON In a special meeting of the Walton County School Board (WCSB) July 14, Superintendent Carlene Anderson addressed questions brought to the board in the previous meeting regarding dress code changes at Freeport Middle School (FMS) and Freeport High School (FHS). Anderson announced Principal Shirley Foster and Principal Beth Tucker collectively followed purchasing [...]

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SOUTH WALTON COUNTY STABBING

Jul 24th, 2009 | 0

Staff Reports A man who allegedly beat up his pregnant girlfriend faces serious felony charges related to the incident.  At around 8 a.m. on July 19, Walton County Sheriff’s deputies arrived at an apartment on Long Leaf Lane along the Bay/Walton county line in the Inlet Beach community. Authorities say Marcos Garcia, 24, arrived at [...]

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BCC TO VIEW “SQUARE ONE” OF BLUE MOUNTAIN BEACH PLAN

Jul 24th, 2009 | 0

By DOTTY NIST Walton County commissioners took their first look at a Blue Mountain Beach Neighborhood Plan on July 14. Sometimes referred to as “the hybrid plan,” this particular document is the result of efforts by the Walton County Planning Commission, county planners, and residents to combine two previously proposed separate neighborhood plans for the [...]

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DFS RESIDENTS KILLED IN COLLISION WITH MOTORCYCLE

Jul 24th, 2009 | 0

Staff Reports Two people were killed and three others injured in a July 16 collision between a motorcycle and a family vehicle. Michael Morgan, 28, and Jessie Ecoffey, 42, both of DeFuniak Springs, are dead, while Kathy Ecoffey, 33, and Charles, 13, suffered serious injuries. Jessica Ecoffey, 11, was critically injured. A Florida Highway Patrol [...]

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DEFUNIAK SQUAD CAPTURE JUNIOR LEAGUE TITLE

Jul 24th, 2009 | 0

By PATRICK CASEY The DeFuniak Springs Junior League baseball team rallied from a 4-0 deficit by scoring 10 runs over the final three innings of play to capture the district championship with a 10-5 victory over Shalimar on a rain-slick field in Walnut Hill last week. The team, which is composed of 13-14 year old [...]

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CLASSIFIEDS…JULY 23, 2009

Jul 24th, 2009 | 0

LOST/FOUND Elderly disable women LOST her purse on 4th of July in between the First Baptist Church parking lot and the lakeyard. The purse was found but the wallet was missing, If you can return the wallet- there will be no questions ask, keep the money. Return to wallet to the DeFuniak Herald @ 740 [...]

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LEGALS JULY 23, 2009

Jul 24th, 2009 | 0

THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR WALTON COUNTY, FLORIDA FILE NO. 09CP000106 DIVISION PROBATE IN RE: ESTATE OF RICHARD L. BERRYMAN Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The ancillary administration of the estate of Richard L. Berryman, deceased, is File No. 09CP000106 pending in the Circuit Court for Walton County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Walton [...]

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CLASSIFIEDS…JULY 16, 2009

Jul 17th, 2009 | Comments Off

WANTED Wanted: Ghost writer/partner: For a book titled: “It’s impossible for God not to exist.” For details and interview call 259-3649. 4tp 7/9-7/30 ————————————————————————— HUNTING MEMBERSHIP Looking for members for Alabama Hunting Club. 386-776-1143. tfc 6/11 ————————————————- SPORTING GOODS THOMPSON CENTER-Omega Thumbhole stock. 50 cal. with talley. one-piece base/rings. $350. 951-4887. Lv messge. 3tp 7/16-7/30 [...]

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