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It’s time for Holmes County High School’s (HCHS) Project Graduation Haunted House experience. This year, it’s the “Carn-Evil of Screams.”
Hurricane made landfall in southwest Florida as a strong category 4 hurricane on Wednesday afterneen, carving a path through the state and leaving behind devastating flooding and damages. Rescue …
Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday afternoon that more than 1.1 million electric customers had lost power because of Hurricane Ian — and the number is expected to grow. “This was a big …
Sports

FSU tramples over Boston College 44 - 14, extending season to 5-0.

It took a mere 13 seconds for the Semnioles of Florida State to set the explosive tone of Saturday night's game against Boston College putting the sold out crowd of 79,560 on their …

After rain delay FSU defeats Duquesne 47-7 in season opener

After a 90 minute lightning and rain delay, Renegade and Chief Osceola planted the famous flaming spear in the middle of the field to being the 2022 football season against Duquesne.  The …

Holmes County’s Jones named Class 1A Player of the Year

Holmes County ace pitcher, Colby Jones, was selected as the Florida Dairy Farmers Class 1A Player of the Year. In his senior season, Jones led Holmes County to a 24-7 record and pitched all seven …

Poplar Springs hosts 12th annual summer shootout

More than two dozen boys high school basketball teams traveled from around the region this week to compete at the 12th annual Poplar Springs summer camp. Last week, the varsity girls teams …
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Opinion
Are Rosh Chodesh and Rosh Hashanah right for you?
Three mysteries. He was the bravest of men in my world. And utterly humble. My father was commissioned in the field during the war, and he made light of that. “They handed those things …
End fake peace mentality and treat North America as the war zone it is
When the Arctic Council was formed in 1996, its member nations regarded the Arctic as a "low tension" area -- what a NATO study called a "zone of depoliticized cooperation."      …
God will save the Queen, but who will save civilization?
Great Britain, a country the size of Alabama, ruled the world for decades. Queen Elizabeth II was a fantastic woman who leaves an admirable legacy. The way our government is going, there are times …
The cheap pandering of student loan forgiveness
Struggling for relevancy, Joe Biden just announced he is going to forgive some student loan debt. This is an insult to anyone who paid off his or her college debt,   or did not take on any, and …
Florida’s Democratic Party needs a mental health counselor
Just when you think the Democrats in Florida have hit rock bottom, they somehow manage to prove us wrong.  After the 2018 election that saw Ron Desantis elected governor and Rick Scott …
Entertainment
Spanish Trail Playhouse to present Camp Meeting
Spanish Trail Playhouse is announcing a brand-new show for the 15 anniversary season. Celebrate old-time Gospel heritage through music. Featuring vocalists and musicians from our surrounding …
Big trucks, big fun
West Pittman Baptist Church held its second annual Touch-A-Truck event on Saturday as a way to bring the community together and allow children to learn about all sorts of heavy equipment and …
Remembering The Fish House and Mr. Tall WhiteHair
“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” - Mark Twain When I was 18 years old, a proud new graduate of Port St. Joe High School, I got a job at the …
Inaugural ‘Flower Farm Tour’ blooms on May 28
Several local farms are collaborating to present the first annual Flower Farm Tour in an effort to encourage people to shop locally for their floral needs. Hosted by Black Barn Blossoms in Vernon, …
Vortex Spring Rodeo kicks off Friday
The Third Annual Professional Cowboy Association Rodeo will be held May 20 – 21 at The Original Vortex Spring, in Ponce de Leon. Gates open each day at 3 p.m. with events beginning at 7 p.m. …
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