LEWIS ELBIE HARDY POSES with a few of his World War II mementos. (Photo by Jeffrey Powell)
MAGGIE HEELAN - AFTER. Walton County Sheriff's Office Communications Officer Maggie Heelan, and some fellow law officers, shaved her head to raise more than $2,300 to help three area cancer patients cover their medical bills.
LOCAL AUTHOR AND POET PAUL ARTHUR performs his poem “The First Day” in costume as the lovely Mrs. McGee, part of the fun at Van R. Butler Elementary School's Literacy Week event, promoting reading for students.
THE PAXTON LADY CATS AND COACHES Steve Williams and Josh Harrison proudly display their eight-consecutive district trophy after defeating the Malone Tigers 57-39 on Saturday, Feb. 4. (Photo by Reid Tucker)
FREEPORT'S COLLIN MYRICK (20) launched this three-point shot in an attempt to win the game versus Paxton in the final seconds. While his shot was off-target, Caleb King (30) grabbed the rebound and banked in a short shot at the buzzer for a 78-77 victory. (Photo by Patrick Casey)
THE WALTON LADY BRAVES brought home the District 1, Class 4A title with a 54-30 victory over the Pensacola Catholic Crusaders behind 16 points from Taliah Moore(23) and 14 from Deja Tucker(24). (Photo by Patrick Casey)