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LCHS Class of ‘56 holds 60th reunion

Members of Liberty County High School’s Class of 1956 gathered to mark the 60th anniversary of their graduation Friday at the Apalachee Restaurant in Bristol. The 1956 class totaled 37, which was the largest class to graduate from LCHS at that time.  In those days, the high school didn’t have a gym so students had […]

Hosford 2nd grade holds Christmas play and pays a visit to nursing home

This year Hosford Second graders performed a play called “Nice, Nice Christmas,” about the gifts we give at Christmas time. In conjunction with the production, second graders held a sock drive to collect Christmas songs for the nursing home. They had a goal to collect at least 89 pairs, enough to donate to each client […]

Kiss Banquet

The Kiss Banquet honors independent senior citizens and strives to keep them safe in the community

Seniors demonstrate their skills in Tai Chi at Magnolia Park

If you were out and about this past Friday you may have seen a group of older adults showing off their skills and helping bring awareness to the importance of fall prevention. This group has been participating in Tai Chi classes, taught by the Florida Department of Health in Calhoun and Liberty Counties, to improve […]

Death by Chocolate

The irresistible lure of chocolate - and lots of it - drew more than 240 people to the annual Death by Chocolate fundraiser for the Calhoun County Senior Citizens Association at the W.T. Neal Civic Center in Blountstown Thursday evening. The organization cleared about $6,000, with funds coming from ticket sales and an auction, which […]

LCHS Class Reunion

A reunion was held for the Liberty County High School classes of 1953, 1954, and 1955 Saturday, Sept. 8 at Lake Mystic Baptist Church in Bristol. The group enjoyed food, fellowship and catching-up over the many years since high school.

LCHS Class of ‘52 gathers to mark their 60th reunion

Twelve surviving members of the Liberty County High School Class of 1952 gathered to celebrate their 60th reunion Friday at classmate Johnny Eubanks’ camp in Rock Bluff. Each member of the group took turns lighting candles in memory of their classmates who had passed on. LEFT: Vance Bateman, Johnny Eubanks, John E. Fairchild, Daryal Strickland, […]

At age 90 & 91, these two veterans have a few stories to tell about their wartime experiences

STORY AND PHOTOS BY PHIL COALE The Panhandle Pioneer Settlement opened its doors Friday night, July 6 to two American Heroes as the Settlement hosted Senior Master Sgt. James Ayers and Tuskegee Airman Sgt. Cornelius Davis, both retired, to tell stories of their lives including military service to their country. Ayers, 90 and Davis, 91, […]

Michael Pierce wins Flathead Tournament with 33.50 lb. fish

Michael Pierce hauled in the winner in this weekend’s annual Liberty County Senior Citizens Flathead Tournament with a top weight of 33.50 lbs. The catch earned him a $1,000 check and a first place plaque. The second highest weight of 33.10 lbs. was brought in by Teresa Hamlin. Tiff Thompson caught a 32.75-lb. flathead to […]

July 4 celebration planned

The Bristol Senior Citizens Center will host a Fourth of July Celebration Lunch for seniors of Liberty County at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 1. If you need transportation to the center, call Liberty County Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, June 28. We look forward to having you join us for […]