SUNSHINE AND MOTHER, Sylvia Pickard, both beam over Greg Floyd and the medals he brought home from Athens, Greece, in the Special Olympics World Summer Games. Floyd's coworkers at Winn-Dixie in DeFuniak Springs gave him a party and a banner of congratulations. (Photo by Alicia Leonard)
PATRICIA DOUGLASS earned two Bronze medals in track at the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens, Greece.
BRUCE COSSON poses in his Alaqua community home with historical documentation he has compiled over the years. According to Cosson, there is much evidence that indicates Alaqua was the true first county seat of Walton County. (Photo by Jeffrey Powell)
THE DEFUNIAK SPRINGS 11-12 year old softball team captured the Sectional title with a sweep of Woodville on Sunday. The team will head to Port St. Lucie for the state tournament on Wednesday. (Photo by Patrick Casey)
FOUR FLORIDA FOREST SERVICE TRACTOR-PLOW UNITS were called into service to help fight a south Walton County fire last week. (Photo from Florida Forest Service)