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BONIFAY – A collaborative funding effort between the City of Bonifay and the Holmes County Board of Commissioners to purchase a compliment of TNT Rescue tools for Bonifay Fire Rescue back in …
BONIFAY – Holmes County’s first responders and members of the community commemorated the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks with Day of Remembrance Ceremonies held Saturday at Bonifay …
HOLMES COUNTY — Holmes County Sheriff’s deputies served many arrest warrants over the weekend. Sheriff John Tate said they served 10 warrants for charges ranging from possession to selling …
Sports

Vernon football looking for young players to step up this season

VERNON – The Vernon football team is extremely young this season. Out of the 22 players on their roster on MaxPreps, nine of them are freshman.  “It’s gonna be a lot different. We’re …

Utah Jazz re-signs Chipley’s Trent Forrest to two-way contract

Chipley alum Trent Forrest will get to stay in Salt Lake City for a little while longer as the Utah Jazz re-signed him to another two-way contact on Wednesday.  Forrest stepped up when …

Former Rutherford baseball coach Jamie Bukowski takes over Vernon program

VERNON  – Vernon recently announced that Jamie Bukowski will be leading their baseball program this season.  Bukowski comes to the Yellowjackets from Rutherford High School, where he …
Lifestyle
Opinion
Hometown football is more than a sport
The moment die-hard fans of our local football teams is finally here: The 2021 football season is underway. Our hometown teams are geared up for a successful season, but before we set them up on a …
Memories from 50 years ago in Bonifay, Florida and the U.S.
As a part of the 50th Year Celebration for the HCHS Classes of 1970 and 1971, the following information is provided for the enjoyment of all who may be of a certain age or who may have been around 50 …
Are you getting the vaccine?
We are seeing a resurgence of the Covid-19 and variants which had been predicted to happen due to relaxing precautions and celebrating Independence Day, family reunions, and other large gatherings …
Bourbon and branch water in Washington, anyone?
Once upon a time, Democrats and Republicans worked together for the betterment of the country. Yes, I know it sounds crazy. Nowadays they act like they are trying to co-parent a teenager while going …
Happy Corner: Remembering Annie Mae’s Store
Last week I attended the funeral service for my cousin, Angie Hinson Morris, at Pleasant Grove Methodist Church at Hinson’s Crossroads in Washington County.  It brought back memories. It …
Entertainment
Sand Jam postponed until 2022
PANAMA CITY, –  COVID-19 has thrown two solid blows to entertainment in Northwest Florida this year. The first was delaying Gulf Coast Jam and with the announcement today from …
Chipola Theatre announces 2021-2022 season
MARIANNA - The Chipola College Theatre Department announces its 2021-2022 season with a line-up of six plays that promise to be exciting entertainment for all ages.   For ten …
Four Calvary celebrates 20 years with gospel sing
Four Calvary will be singing Sunday, August 15, at 6 P.M. at Calvary Baptist Church in Bonifay. The group is celebrating 20 years of ministry and singing and is excited about hosting their …
Patriotic Celebration set for July 4th
BONIFAY – The Holmes County Ministerial Association is set to hold the 17th annual Panhandle Patriotic Celebration Sunday, July 4. The event returns after being canceled last year due to the COVID …
HCHS to present ‘Decades of Music’ 2021
BONIFAY – The Holmes County High School Music Department will present “Decades of Music” in the HCHS auditorium at 7 p.m., Friday, April 30 and Saturday, May 1, and at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 3, …