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CareerSource Chipola celebrates 20 years; new officers named

CareerSource Chipola celebrated their 20th year of service during an annual meeting Aug. 16  in Marianna. In addition to hearing from multiple success stories the organization named new officers for the upcoming year. Johnny Eubanks from Liberty County was installed as the new chair, Arthur Obar from Graceville is the new vice-chair and Raymond Russell […]

Liberty Co. School District brings back Agriculture program and FFA Club

The Agriculture Program is coming back to Liberty County! Tyler Stoutamire has been hired to revive the program for Liberty County High School (LCHS). He is coming from a program that he helped bring to national prominence. David Summers, Superintendent of Liberty County Schools said, “The plan is to build Liberty County’s program to state […]

Centennial Bank recognized by Education Commissioner

CALHOUN COUNTY – On Monday, Calhoun County Superintendent of Schools Ralph Yoder announced that Centennial Bank was recently recognized for their support of education in Calhoun County. Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart honored nearly 50 Florida business partners in education, including Centennial Bank, with the Commissioner’s Business Recognition Awards. The awards were made during the […]

Dillan Green participates in the Joe Ferolito All-Star Softball Game

Dillan Green played in the Joe Ferolito Next Level All-Star Softball game with other Seniors from North Florida on May 18. Mr. Joe has been a referee for Dillan since she was in sixth grade. She represented Liberty County very well and made several new friends. Dillan is the daughter of Henry and Brenda Green […]

Debra Grantham retires after 35 years of public service as a dispatcher

Debra Grantham was honored with a retirement party on Friday, May 27 in recognition of 35 years of dedicated service in public safety dispatching. There were many family, friends, former and current co-workers in attendance at the gathering, held at the W.T. Neal Civic Center.  She began work as a dispatcher with the Blountstown Police […]

Honor Flight takes area veteran to visit war memorial

By Jim Barineau, Quincy I recently had the honor of accompanying retired Florida State Trooper and Korean War veteran Barney Stallworth on a one-day trip to Washington, D.C. to visit selected war memorials. The trip was provided by Honor Flight Tallahassee, the local affiliate of the national Honor Flight Network whose mission is to transport […]

Duggar graduates from law school

Lincoln, NE – John Durham Duggar graduated as a Juris Doctor from the University Of Nebraska School Of Law in a commencement ceremony held on May 7. While at Nebraska, John completed dual concentrations in Healthcare Law and Dispute Resolution. His studies focused on preventing medical malpractice litigation by improving patient safety, strengthening apology protection […]

Blountstown native to study at University of Oxford

by Jeffrey Seay, FSU News Writer Three Florida State University graduating seniors will be studying at the University of Oxford this fall after being named Frost Scholars in the third year of the scholarship program. Biological science majors Barbara Dietrick, 22, Eleni Jaecklein, 22, and Casey Johnson, 21, will begin their studies at Oxford in […]

15th Annual Flathead Catfish Tournament

The Liberty County Senior Citizens Association held their 15th Annual Flathead Catfish Tournament on Friday and Saturday, April 29 and 30 at the Bristol boat landing. In first place was LCHS 9th grader, Blake Shuler, 16,  of Bristol with an impressive 35.99-lb. catfish which landed him $1,000 in prize money. Shuler, who also won second […]

HOSA students attend leadership conference

Liberty County High School’s Health Occupation Students of America Club (HOSA) would like to congratulate Kain Pullam on his success at the Florida HOSA Student Leadership Conference. Kain, a 9th grader at LCHS, placed 1st in his competitive event of Extemporaneous Writing on a Health topic. Extemporaneous writing is when someone is given an impromptu […]