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Photos of the Week 1.8.2014

Jan 10th, 2014 | 0

A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE of 18 degrees was recorded for the morning of Tuesday, Jan. 7, leaving this fountain at the DeFuniak Springs Lakeyard frozen over. Near record lows have been forecast for the next few days. (Photo by Jeffrey Powell)


THE FREEPORT LADY BULLDOGS WON IT ALL at the 19th Annual Hilton Sandestin Beach Basketball Blowout, the final game of which was played before a near-capacity crowd on New Year’s Eve. Mary Kate Myrick scored 23 points on the night and went 6-for-6 at the foul line in OT to win the game for Freeport, the first such tournament win in the history of the Lady Bulldogs basketball. (Photo by Reid Tucker)


PAXTON GIRLS BASKETBALL team took third place at Destin Holiday Classic.

THE MAD SCIENTIST HIMSELF – Director Paul Arthur. In spite of the cold on Saturday, Jan. 4, the E.O.Wilson Biopilia Center on SR-20, east of Freeport, delivered an exciting and fun filled “mad science” program to a large appreciative audience. (Photo by Ben Grafton)


ATTENDEES DRESSED AS THE VILLAGE PEOPLE prepare to swim in the SWFD plunge, a chilly annual event in south Walton County (Photo


PERHAPS BEING HUMAN is not a Polar Bear Plunge requirement. (Photo by Jeffrey Powell)



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