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Photos of the Week 5.1.2014

May 1st, 2014 | 0

HIS FAMILY OF DUCKS and ducklings were seen on Monday, April 28. They appeared to be headed to the lakeyard by crossing Baldwin Ave. in downtown DeFuniak Springs. (Photo by Jeffrey Powell)


THIS LARGE GROUP of visitors, members and dignitaries gathered for a ribbon cutting ceremony. Attendees of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast’s south Walton location last week saw the opening of a state of the art facility that will serve the children of the community for years to come. (Photo by Jeffrey Powell)


THE URN AND THE HAND WITH FINGER POINTING TO HEAVEN were taken many years ago and whereabouts unknown. The replacement was supported by funds raised by the Walton County Heritage Association, and individual donors. Bad weather held off in DeFuniak Springs long enough for the re-dedication of the oldest Confederate memorial monument in Florida this past Monday afternoon on April 28, 2014.


THE WALTON County Sheriff’s Office’s new Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle, which will be operational soon. (Photo courtesy of the WCSO)


GRANT STEWART GAVE UP JUST TWO HITS in Paxton’s 2-1 district championship victory against Central, striking out 12 batters to record the win. He also scored both of Paxton’s runs in the game, and he went 2-for-2 at the plate. (Photo by Reid Tucker)


PLANES LIKE THIS B-25 MEDIUM BOMBER launched from Eglin Field to participate in the famous Doolittle Raid on Tokyo after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, thrusting the U.S. into World War II. (Photo by Reid Tucker)

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