SPORTS ALERT: The BHS Tigers defeated Northview yesterday and will advance to the state championship game TONIGHT, Thursday, May 14, against Williston!!! Game time is 6:35 p.m. CT. You can listen live on WYBT 1000 AM or stream live from the FHSAA.org website if you are a Brighthouse customer. GO TIGERS!!!
Calhoun County School Board member for district 3, Tim Smith, who is also employed by the Calhoun County Senior Citizens Association, was cuttin’ a rug Tuesday night with Jess Doyal of Blountstown.
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May 1: Terry L. Hobbs, possession of controlled substance; Eli Skipper, possession of controlled substance; Michael Edward Swain, violation of community control; Andrew Laton, VOP; Buddy Joel Kriegbaum, VOP
May 2: Jamie Dawson, failure to appear; Jeremy Daran McClain, breach of peace
May 3: Dennis James Pegaz, out of county warrant; Allison Wayne Stephens, poss. marijuana over 20 grams, narcotics equipment
May 4: Kenneth Alan Shaw, probation violation; Teresa L. Stone, probation violation
May 5: Darcia Lashantae Simmons, poss. of weapon by convicted felon
May 6: Timothy Andrews, Jr., principle to interference with custody; Lilallante Timmons, interference with custody; Tammy Blankenship, out of county warrant
May 7: Torre Devose, out of county warrant; Jack Tyler Huff, VOP; Harry Lewis Patrick, out of county warrant; Sean David Spradlin, poss. meth, narcotics equipment, DWLSR
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Mrs. Annie Laura Miller Pickron Smith, 65, of Blountstown, FL, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2015, at her home in Blountstown.
Laura was born on March 15, 1950, in Gadsden County, FL, and had lived in Calhoun County for most of her life. She was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse with 28 years of service.
Laura was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Durwood Miller and Ruby Dell (Dean) Miller; and two sisters, Jeanette Miller and Opal Rogers.
Laura was a member of Rivertown Community Church in Blountstown and First Baptist Church in Greensboro, FL.
Survivors include one son, Robert Pickron, and his wife, Regina, of Clarksville; three daughters, Dianna McIntyre, Laura Pickron, and Pam Savell and her husband, Allen, all of Blountstown; three sisters, Annette Mills and her husband, Buddy, of Sneads, Jean Burdick and her husband, Allen, of Greensboro, and Janet Knight and her husband, Billy, of Greensboro; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; a very special family friend, Barbie Alday, of Blountstown; and her former husband, Thomas B. Smith, of Gretna.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 13, at 12:00 pm noon (CDT)/1:00 pm (EDT) at the First Baptist Church in Greensboro with Reverend John Foreman officiating. Entombment will follow in the Poley Branch Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery in Greensboro with Paul Smith officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday, May 12, 2015 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm (CDT) at Rivertown Community Church in Blountstown.
All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 674-2266).
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With the goals of working “for” and “with” the community, the board of directors of the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement will host a community town-hall forum to listen to public comment about all aspects of the 25-year-old living-history museum.
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