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Tigers claw to the end but fall 35-20 in Class A Finals

by Michael DeVuyst, Journal sports writer ORLANDO - The Blountstown Tigers (11-2) fought to the end but came up short in the Class A finals to the Madison County Cowboys (14-0) 35-20 in front of an announced crowd of 3,717. The Tigers came out on a mission to win the schools first football title in […]

Tigers heading to Class A Championship Game Dec. 7 after defeating Baker 41-21

by Michael DeVuyst, Journal sports writer BAKER - Sometimes the best defense is a strong offense.  The Blountstown Tigers went on the offensive last Friday night in Baker on their way to a 41-21 victory over the Baker Gators (12-1). The Tiger offense was too explosive and multi-dimensional as it churned out 427 yards of […]

School to open August 2019 Groundbreaking ceremony held for new 87,000-sq. ft. school

BRISTOL - The formal groundbreaking ceremony for the new Liberty County High School was held on Oct. 20 at 10 a.m. CT at the Liberty County High School football field. “Getting where we are today has required countless hours of paperwork, meetings, teamwork, and preparation. Our joint efforts and ultimate success has spanned almost a […]

Chipola College team brings home national baseball championship

GRAND JUNCTION, CO — The Chipola College Indians defeated San Jacinto 15-6 to win the NJCAA National Baseball Championship on Saturday, June 3. Trailing 5-4 through five innings, No. 1 Chipola went on to score 11 unanswered runs over the final four frames to win, led by winning relief pitcher Ryan Shauger, the Chipola bullpen […]
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‘Faces of the Future’ a book by Altha first graders

A group of Altha first graders - shown here with their teacher, Amber Stokes - share their career plans in a book they wrote and illustrated. Find out more on Page 18 of this week’s Calhoun-Liberty Journal, coming out Wednesday.
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Jennifer Lee named Liberty Co. Teacher of the Year

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Her class of five students is a unique one. “We deal with the tantrums, we work through the behavior problems and take it one day at a time,” said Jennifer Lee, 34,  of her five-and-six-year-old exceptional kindergarten students. Progress is measured in minutes.  Frequent breaks are needed to accommodate short attention […]
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Sandra Davis is LCSC Employee of the Year

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor As Food Service Manager at Liberty County’s Early Learning Center, Sandra Davis finds herself doing more than cooking for her young diners, who can be a bit picky. “They learn better on a full stomach than an empty one,” she said.  “I try to make sure I have something everybody […]
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A new era begins for Altha School

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor The best thing about Altha’s new state-of-the-art school building? “It brings everybody closer together,” says Calhoun County School Superintendent Ralph Yoder. Until recently, “We had portables on the north and south end of campus.  It created a lot of disjointedness between classes,” he explains. While traveling from the busses to […]
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Blountstown High School honor roll list for the first the nine weeks

The following students at Blountstown High School have been awarded and recognized for their hard work during the first nine weeks: A Honor Roll: 9th grade: Breeanna Bennett, Sailor Blair, Cherrie Booth, Benjamin Clements, Katelyn Harris, Emily Hobbs, Emily Holloway, Caitlyn Hurst, Bryce Lambeth, Lucas McCoy, Hayden Nichols, Courtney Payne, Madison Phillips, Arizona Phinney, Heaven […]
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Lady Tigers end season undefeated

The 2013 Panhandle Conference Volleyball Tournament was held this past Thursday, Oct. 17 in the BMS Gymnasium. The tournament play was single elimination with the teams ranked according to their season record. The first game started at 3 p.m. pairing the #2 Altha Wildcats against the #3 Hosford Panthers. The Altha Wildcats advanced to the […]
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