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Calhoun Co. man seriously injured in Monday wreck

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A 20-year-old man injured in a single vehicle accident Monday in Calhoun County remains in critical condition at Bay Medical Center. Nathan D. Dunham, who had just moved from Blountstown to Altha, left home around 4 a.m. and was heading to Alford to meet with his boss for work. He […]

Attempted lane change on I-10 leaves two vehicles on guardrail

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A 74-year-old woman was hospitalized with serious injuries after she attempted to turn off I-10 at the last minute but instead drove into the path of an oncoming semi in the outside lane Tuesday morning in Jackson County. Anita Kay Bishop of Council Bluffs, Iowa was eastbound along the interstate […]

Body of missing boy recovered from lake

The body of 10-year-old John Skylar Brogdon-Marr,  who was ejected from a boat during an accident on Lake Talquin on Saturday, Nov. 4,  was recovered  Nov. 8 by officers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). The boy and his uncle, Juan Tipper, 55, who is his legal guardian, collided with another boat […]

Tolar student missing after Lake Talquin boating accident

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Recovery efforts continued Tuesday at Lake Talquin as divers searched for the body of a 10-year-old boy thrown into the water during a boating accident Saturday. The boy and his uncle, Juan Tipper, 55, who is his legal guardian, collided with another boat the morning of Oct. 4. Tipper was […]

Bristol man killed in crash Monday night on CR 274 in Jackson County

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A single-vehicle crash claimed the life of a Liberty County man Monday night. Robert Hodge, 51, of Bristol was pronounced dead at the scene after being ejected from his vehicle on a Gadsden County road around 11 p.m., according to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP). Hodge was […]

Investigators believe Lacey Ammons Kirkpatrick died Tuesday; cause of death not yet known Woman’s body found behind Telogia home

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor TELOGIA - Investigators are trying to determine what caused the death of a woman who was found face down in a wooded area behind a Telogia home shortly before noon Friday. She was identified as 30-year-old Lacey Ammons - also known as Lacey Kirkpatrick - according to Capt. John Summers […]

Man who discovered body feared it was his granddaughter

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor TELOGIA - Surgery on an injured hand had kept Billy Bodiford from mowing his yard for three or four weeks but when he finally felt well enough to go outside to do the job Friday, he got the shock of his life. The 63-year-old man, who has previously suffered four […]

Body located behind Telogia home identified

from the Calhoun-Liberty Journal The body of a woman found in the woods behind a Telogia home Friday has been identified as Lacey Ammons, 30, according to Lt. John Summers of the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office. An autopsy performed Saturday showed no sign of trauma to the body, Summers said. “There was no gunshot wound,” […]

Woman’s body discover hidden in weeds behind Telogia home

from the Calhoun-Liberty Journal The body of a woman was discovered face down in waist-high weeds behind a Telogia home Friday morning. The discovery was made a man who had gone outside to mow his back yard and noticed the body a short distance from his home, according to Lt. John Summers of the Liberty […]

Woman killed in head-on collision in Liberty County

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor One woman is dead and seven people - including one adult and six children - were seriously injured in a head-on collision at 3:26 a.m. Saturday in Liberty County. The fatality was identified as Mary Andraos-Gabriet, 47, of Palm Harbor.  One person was taken by emergency helicopter to Tallahassee Memorial […]