The Calhoun County School Board (CCSB) and City of Bristol beat the three-year statute of limitations deadline last week to file lawsuits against BP for damages from the Deepwater Horizon incident.
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Keith Brogden has competed in rodeos all across the United States. From Davie, Florida, Reno, Nevada, Greeley, Colorado to Asheville, North Carolina. But his favorite rodeo is what he is now proud to call his hometown rodeo; the Blountstown Rodeo.
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Apr. 8: Charles B. Barbee, Jr., VOP
Apr. 9: James Huff-Summerlin, domestic battery; James Russell Johnson, failure to appear, poss. of firearm by convicted felon, manufacture of meth, poss. of listed chemicals, poss. of drug paraphernalia
Apr. 10: Willie Yawn, state VOP; Teresa Bailey, poss. of listed chemicals, manufacture of meth, VOP; Darin Summerlin, principal in manufacture of meth; Michael Mayo, VOP
Apr. 12: Jorge Runiga, battery, contempt; Kimberly Guerrero, out of county warrant; Victoria Hayward, VOP, principle in first degree to manufacture of meth; Christopher Scott McCoy, manufacture of meth
Apr. 13: Tammy Sangster, battery [Full Story »]
A visit to the bed and breakfast “Casa La Pace” in Ghivizzano, Italy is more than just a vacation, it is a life changing adventure. Hometown boy, Rusty Wyrick and his partner Pepper, have taken a circa 1740 home in the “new part” of the village and turned it into a magically amazing destination.
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Eddie Mae Hornsby, 95, of Rock Bluff Community, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2013, in Tallahassee, Florida.
Ms. Eddie Mae was born in Bristol, Florida (Rock Bluff Community) March 30, 1918 to the late Jesse and Trudie (Brown) Goodson. She was a homemaker and was a charter member of Rock Bluff Assembly of God Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Hornsby; two daughters, Shirley Williams and Marjorie Matthews; three brothers, George Goodson, Doward Goodson, and Eustace Goodson; a granddaughter, Karen Hornsby and Juston Brown, a great-grandson.
Survivors include her son, Eugene Hornsby, and his wife, Margie, of Tallahassee; a daughter, Betty H. Wargo, and her husband, Bill, of Columbus, Georgia; grandchildren, Ken Wargo and his wife, Marsha, Lynne McLemore and her husband, Don, Pamela Flores and her husband, Jeremias, Angela Weeks-Samanie and her husband, Lawrence, Sheri Creel and her husband, Chris, Teresa Vinson and her husband, Kevin, Scott Hornsby, and Kevin Hornsby; eight grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. ET, Tuesday, April 16, at Rock Bluff Assembly of God Church with Reverend Mitchell Taylor and Reverend George Mobley officiating. Interment will follow in Rock Bluff Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. ET, Monday, April 15, at Adams Funeral Home in Bristol.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements (phone 674-5449). Online condolences may be made at adamsfh.com. [Full Story »]
Virginia Annette Powell Adams, 92, of Blountstown, went peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior Thursday, April 11, 2013, at Bay Medical Sacred Heart Center in Panama City, FL.
She was born on November 4, 1920, in Jackson County, FL. She was raised on a farm east of Campbellton, FL in Jackson County and graduated as Valedictorian of her class of Campbellton School. Annette married and moved to Blountstown in 1939 and became actively involved in the Blountstown United Methodist Church where she held many leadership positions doing the Lord’s work. She also was a Den Mother for Cub Scout Pack 137. Her career involved working at the Calhoun County Court House, the Florida Legislature, and retired as Head Teller from The Bank of Blountstown. She was a spiritual role model and mentor to many people of all ages.
Annette was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, James Landis Adams, Sr.; her parents, W.R. and Mary Alice Wade Powell; sisters, Allie Powell Sidaris, Willie Ruth Powell Riley and Frances Powell.
She is survived by two sons, James Landis (Jimmy) Adams, Jr. and his wife, Shelia, of Marianna, FL, and Powell Adams and his wife, Amy, of Southport, FL; one brother, Robert Lyndon Powell, of Panama City, FL; one sister, Sue Powell Wooten, of Blackshear, GA; six grandchildren, Jeannie Johnson and her husband, Matt, Landis Adams and his wife, Suzanne, Virginia Held, Amy Beth Adams, Alethea Pendarvis and her husband, Don, and Clinton Adams and his wife, Michelle; fourteen great-grandchildren, Luke and Harper Johnson, Mary Sue, Sara Kate and Caroline Adams, Kayla Carleton and her husband, Mike, Meagan and Dylan Held, Corey Midyette, Mackenzie, Gracie, Zakk and Halen Pendarvis, Kendall Annette Adams and many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by many, many close friends who called her “Mom, Mama or Granny.”
Funeral services will be held Sunday, April 14, at 4:00 pm (CDT) at Blountstown United Methodist Church with Reverend Jim Jines and Reverend Steve Warren officiating. Interment will follow in Nettle Ridge Cemetery in Blountstown. The family will receive friends Sunday, April 14, from 3:00 pm (CDT) until service time at 4:00 pm at Blountstown United Methodist Church.
All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown, FL (ph. 674-2266).
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