Nine teachers who are beginning their teaching career or are new to Calhoun County Schools met at Blountstown High School Monday for a day of orientation where they received a warm welcome, as well as necessary information and initiation into the school system.
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July 20: Billy Joe Lynn, failure to appear
July 21: Justin Martice Black, withholding support; Franklin O’Neil Brigham, fraud/impersonation
July 22: Tiffany Sims, failure to appear; Diane Lynn Clark, withholding support; Arnold Jay Pitts, aggravated battery, resisting officer without violence
July 23: Melissa McClellan Hood, making false report; Billy Joe Mears, making false report, VOP
July 24: Emily Christine Pegaz, assault/threat to do violence
July 25: Christopher Ross Golden, poss. l/t 20 grams marijuana; Walter Kenneth Harsey, Jr., DUI; Michael Lamar Jones, battery; Terra D. Lindsey, battery; Dennis James Pegaz, trespassing; Alexander Ruthz, making false report, battery; Brandy Stocksdale, battery [Full Story »]
Nell B. Ross, 82, of Bristol passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at her home after an extended illness.
Born in Bristol, August 25, 1932, Nell was the daughter of Dave C. and Myrtle Lee (Allen) Brown. She was Finance Officer for the Liberty County School Board for several years. She loved hunting, fishing, being outdoors, and gardening. Nell was a member of Bristol First Baptist Church.
Other than her parents, Dave and Myrtle Brown, she was preceded in death by a sister, Corrine Beaver.
Survivors include her husband, Vernon Ross, of Bristol; three sons, David E. Sumner and his wife, Marian, of Havana, Florida, Ken A. Sumner and his wife, Cynthia, of Bristol, and Bobby M. Ross and his wife, Penny, also of Bristol; a daughter, Patricia Whitfield, and her husband, Steve, of Bristol; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; a brother, Joe Brown, of Blue Creek; and a sister, Rosetta Strickland, of Bristol.
The family will receive friends Friday, July 31, from 10:00-11:00 a.m. ET, at Bristol First Baptist Church. Funeral services will follow immediately at 11:00 o’clock with Reverend Kyle Peddie and Pastor Matt Basford officiating. Interment will follow in Lake Mystic Cemetery in Bristol.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements (ph. 674-5449). You may offer the family condolences online at adamsfh.com.
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Think you can always spot a snake in the grass? Bryce O’Neal, 16, of Blountstown, was in his backyard on Bob Guilford Road Saturday where the grass had been freshly cut. He never noticed the ground rattler that bit him not once, but twice, on his ankle.
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July 13: Michael Allan Douds, DWLSR, out of county warrant
July 14: Vincent Alexander Vickers, VOP
July 16: Tyler R. Johnson, lewd and lascivious behavior; Christopher Melton, public order crimes/criminal attempt, poss. of weapon by convicted felon
July 17: Jerad Cagle, battery; Allan Michael Camp, battery, resisting officer without violence; Benjamin Aaron Nobles, violation of conditional release; Eugene Jerome Ward, DWLSR; Detra Wyrosdick, making false report
July 19: Joseph Blake Page, battery [Full Story »]