WALTON PITCHER BRENDAN LEACH gave up just one hit on the way to striking out 18 batters in the Braves' 3-0 victory at home against South Walton. Leach pitched a complete game and also had an RBI. (Photo by Reid Tucker)
FREEPORT’S BATTERS WERE ON TOP OF THINGS against Baker, getting nine hits to the Gators’ five and scoring seven runs without reprisal from the visiting ream. Freeport improved its record to 3-4, 1-3 with the shutout win. (Photo by Reid Tucker)
WALTON COUNTY COMMISSIONER Scott Brannon (l), Preble-Rish Project Engineer Cliff Knauer and contractor Robbie Hall look over Dead River Landing site plans. The project is reportedly re-opening within a week. (Photo by Jeffrey Powell)
FREEPORT MAYOR MICKEY MARSE threw the ceremonial first pitch to his great-grandson Hagen. Freeport had to postpone its Dixie Youth League opening from an earlier date. The festivities were held last weekend at the Freeport Regional Sports Complex. (Photo by Jeffrey Powell)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS, INCLUDING MAYOR HAROLD CARPENTER, Tax Collector Rhonda Skipper, City Marshal Mark Weeks, City Councilman Henry Ennis, School Board Member Sharon Roberts and County Commissioner Celia Jones, among others, all attended the opening day ceremonies of the 60th annual DeFuniak Springs Little League season.
BULLY FOR THE DEFUNIAK HERALD AND THE BEACH BREEZE, for like Theodore Roosevelt and the Rough Riders they reached the top of San Juan Hill, Cuba. Walton County's own David Bludworth and wife Judi were privileged to join Tweed Roosevelt (President Theodore Roosevelt's great-grandson) and the Theodore Roosevelt Association on a week long trek around Cuba.