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Archive for December, 2010

Headline news 12/30/10

Dec 31st, 2010 | 0

THE YEAR IN REVIEW What happened in 2010. _____ AREA SPORTS 2010 Games, photos. _____ FORMER DFS MAN DETAINED IN HAITI Faces possible kidnap charge. _____ “TRUE GRIT” IS TRULY GRITTY Movie review. _____ PAXTON TOWN COUNCIL WRAPS UP 2010 Agreement with Dixie Youth League. _____ MOSQUITO CONTROL BOARD CLOSES OUT YEAR Talks budget, administrative [...]

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New Year’s Eve celebration opportunities abound

Dec 31st, 2010 | 0

By DOTTY NIST For those who like to celebrate New Year’s Eve out and about, there is a multitude of options close by, including family-oriented outdoor celebrations open to the public.

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Former DFS man detained in Haitian prison

Dec 31st, 2010 | 0

Staff report Paul Waggoner, 32, whose sister Randi Lightner lives in DeFuniak Springs, is being held in the Haitian national penitentiary in Port-au-Prince, a detainee facing accusations that he kidnapped a baby who subsequently died in a hospital where he was volunteering. Waggoner was doing volunteer work for Materials Management Relief Corps, a group he [...]

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Paxton Town Council and Dixie Youth League agree to play ball again

Dec 31st, 2010 | 0

By REID TUCKER The Paxton Town Council wrapped up a year’s worth of city business by voting unanimously to approve the renewal of the interlocal agreement with the Paxton Dixie Youth League.

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Mosquito control district finishes up year

Dec 31st, 2010 | 0

By LEAH STRATMANN At the last meeting of the year for the South Walton County Mosquito Control District (SWMCD) director Stephen Sickerman reported the county has forwarded 30 percent of ad valorem taxes and the district has spent 12 percent of the budget thus far. To date, the district has received no funds from the [...]

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Movie review: “True Grit” a gritty tale

Dec 31st, 2010 | 0

By BRUCE COLLIER Nobody but the Coen Brothers would dare to tackle a remake not only of a legendary film, but of a legendary Western film featuring an Oscar-winning performance by a legendary film actor. True Grit wisely bypasses the 1969 Henry Hathaway film and hews to the novel that started it all.

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Photos of the Week 12/30/2010

Dec 30th, 2010 | 0

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Photos of the Week 12-23-2010

Dec 23rd, 2010 | 0

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Headline news 12/23/10

Dec 23rd, 2010 | 0

THE 2010 CHRISTMAS FAMILY IS….. Story and photos. _____ TIME AGAIN! Historic clock on Baldwin Avenue alive and ticking. _____ SEN. GAETZ HONORED AT E.O. WILSON CENTER Tours nature facility, receives award. _____ SEAWALL BILL IN THE WORKS Legislators preparing draft on local bill. _____ BCC POSTPONES ACTION ON BEACH DRIVING ORDINANCE Public vocal on [...]

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The DeFuniak Herald Beach Breeze Christmas Family of 2010: John and Becky Saltsman

Dec 23rd, 2010 | 0

By REID TUCKER It is no exaggeration to say that John and Becky Saltsman are among the most community-oriented families in Walton County.

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