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Archive for August, 2017

Semi to take trailer full of supplies to Texas from Liberty & Calhoun

A local effort is in the works by the citizens of Liberty and Calhoun counties to send a shipment of supplies to those affected by the massive flooding in Texas. An area business has offered the use of a semi truck and trailer to deliver the donations. On Thursday, Aug. 31,  the trailer will be […]

Legals – Aug. 30, 2017

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE MALLORY TOWING & RECOVERY, INC. Mallory Towing & Recovery, Inc. gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 at 2 p.m. CT at 18114 STATE ROAD 20 W BLOUNTSTOWN, FL 32424−4834, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. 2005 DODGE CARAVAN […]

Man walking off SR 20 struck by car and killed

He may not have had any relatives or close friends here, but when the staff at the Calhoun County Jail learned that 45-year-old Victor Sandoval Rivera was killed last week shortly after he was released from their custody, they mourned. Rivera had spent the last three months in their custody on a probation violation for […]

Driver hospitalized after being ejected in crash on Tuesday

An 88-year-old Blountstown man was ejected from his car in a single vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon. Quinn Ray Dennis was traveling on Charlie Johns Street shortly after 4 p.m. CT  when he lost control of his 2003 Lincoln Continental. According to Blountstown Police Chief Mark Mallory, Dennis was heading north at a high rate of […]

Tallahassee woman hurt in head-on collision with semi at 3 a.m.

A woman was taken by emergency helicopter to an area hospital after a head-on collision between the car she was driving and a semi truck early last Thursday morning. The crash happened around 3 a.m. CT on SR 20 in Blountstown in front of the Airport Motel. According to the accident report from the Florida […]

Thurman speeds away from officer, crashes car & flees into woods Friday afternoon

A man wanted on warrants from both Calhoun and Liberty County totaled his car and left behind two passengers after he fled from an officer who recognized him when they passed one another on SR 71 Friday shortly after noon. As of Tuesday, Tommy Thurman, 38, of Altha remains at large. Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office […]

Victor Manuel Sandoval-Rivera

PLANT CITY - Victor Manuel Sandoval-Rivera, 44, of Plant City passed away on Aug. 16, 2017. He was born in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico on Dec. 26, 1971. He was preceded in death by his mother, Bibiana Sandoval. He is survived by his father, Manuel Sandoval of Plant City; brother, Ricardo Sandoval of Mexico; sister, Blanca […]

Legals – Aug. 23, 2017

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LIBERTY COUNTY FLORIDA Case No.: 2017-CA-89Y IN RE: FORFEITURE OF: 2004 Chevrolet White Van, VIN 1gugg25v941125833. NOTICE OF FORFEITURE PROCEEDING TO ALL PERSONS OR ENTITIES HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE, OR INTEREST IN THE ABOVE DESCRIBED PROPERTY which was seized on August […]

Minutes from the City of Bristol regular meeting held Monday, July 10

Official minutes from the July 10, 2017 regular meeting of the City of Bristol as recorded by the City Clerk Chairman Woody Stewart called this meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. with Council members John Ritter, Brigham Shuler, and James Kersey, Jr. present.  Mayor Steven Cutshaw, Attorney David House, and City Clerk Robin Hatcher were […]

City of Bristol holds joint workshop and special meeting with commissioners July 27

Official minutes from the July 27, 2017 joint workshop and special meetings of the City of Bristol as recorded by the City Clerk The Bristol City Council held a Joint Workshop with the Liberty County Board of County Commissioners to discuss 1) revising the current Inter-local Agreement related to the Six Cents Local Option Gas […]