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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 […]

Clarksville man, Wewa driver both die in Gulf County crash

Two people are dead after a head-on collision early Saturday morning on SR 386, just north of Grassy Road in Gulf County. The fatal crash happened at 3 a.m. on Sept. 9, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Zachery Lance Porter, 32, of Clarksville was driving a 2007 Ford Mustang north on SR 386 as […]

Fountain woman dies after attack by pit bull

A 76-year-old woman died after being attacked by a pit bull she was looking after for her daughter and son-in-law early Saturday morning. After being injured sometime around 1 a.m., Alicia Malagon called the couple, who were about to leave on a cruise from South Florida. Malagon told them what happened but said she was […]

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 […]