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Photos of the Week 5/12/2011

May 12th, 2011 | 0



MORE THAN 870 people and 12 different churches participated in the 10th annual Walton County National Day of Prayer, held Thursday, May 5 at the lake yard in DeFuniak Springs. (Photo by Reid Tucker)


ARTISTS' DISPLAYS ran wild in Seaside, from paintings and sketches to ceramics and jewelry. ArtsQuest was held last weekend, with crowds enjoying beautiful weather and equally beautiful art. (Photo by Ashley Amason).


CARVED SHELL jewelry, on display is the work of Dan Townsend, Muscogee Creek-Cherokee of Florida, who has been carving shells using Southeastern designs and symbols for nearly 25 years. This artwork can be seen at the Muscogee Nation school house in Bruce. (Photo by Ben Grafton)

RUSSELL TUCKER has been painting flag poles for the past 40 years and has held a contract with the city of DeFuniak Springs for at least the past 12. The Birmingham, Ala. native works by using ropes to shimmy up flagpoles, painting them with special rust-inhibiting paint while descending from his perch.


THE FREEPORT BASEBALL TEAM celebrated their second round victory at Panama City Bozeman on Friday night with a team photo after the game. The 8-4 victory was the first road win in baseball playoff history for the Bulldogs and earned them a home game with the Eagles of North Florida Christian on May 13. (Photo by Patrick Casey)

WALTON HIGH SCHOOL is participating in Relay for Life with a team composed of students, teachers, and staff members. The Walton High School softball team had a fundraiser for this cause and presented a check to Beth Yates, coordinator of the WHS team. All proceeds from this event will go to the American Cancer Society to support cancer research, education, and awareness.

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