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John Willis “J.W.” Bailey

BLOUNTSTOWN - John Willis (J.W.) Bailey, 79, of Blountstown passed away Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017 in Blountstown. J.W was born on July 22, 1938 in Calhoun County to the late John Milton Bailey and Nona Lee (Dawson) Bailey. He had lived in Panama City for most of his life. He had worked for the Blountstown […]

James “Jim” Kenneth Montford

BLOUNTSTOWN - James “Jim” Kenneth Montford, 65, of Blountstown, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 in Tallahassee. Born in Marianna, Sept. 22, 1951, he was the son of the late L. T. and Arlene Wimberly Montford. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Annette Montford. Survivors include his brother, Harold Montford […]

Man arrested for attempting to run down wife with car

A 23-year-old man was charged with aggravated assault after Blountstown Police Dept. Lt. Timothy Partridge saw him drive onto the sidewalk and try to run a woman down with his car. Partridge and BPD Officer Christian Smith responded to a call reporting an altercation between a white male and female on North Pear Street, just […]

Marlon R. Sapp

BLOUNTSTOWN - Marlon R. Sapp, 80, of Blountstown passed away Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017 at his home in Blountstown. Marlon was born on March 7, 1937 in Gulf County to the late Luke Sapp and Della (Brooks) Sapp and had lived in Calhoun County for most of his life. He was a retired Millwright working […]

Mary Estelle Vickery

BLOUNTSTOWN - Mary Estelle Vickery, 97, of Blountstown passed away Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017 in Blountstown. Estelle was born on April 7, 1920 in Jackson County to Odel Basford and Cordelia (Jackson) Basford and had lived in Blountstown for most of her life. She retired as a Licensed Practical Nurse and worked for over 20 […]

Frances Reeves Tucker

BLOUNTSTOWN - Frances Reeves Tucker, 72, of Blountstown passed away Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017 in Tallahassee. Born in Blountstown, Aug. 15, 1944, Frances was the daughter of the late Kermit Reeves and Frances Ellie (Smith) Reeves. She was a housekeeper at River Valley Nursing Home for several years. In addition to her parents, she was […]

Ruth Ann Worth

BLOUNTSTOWN - Ruth Ann Worth, 80, of Blountstown passed away Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 in Blountstown. Born in Trenton, NJ on July 22, 1937, Ruth was the daughter of the late Samuel Yeager and Ruth May (Cooper) Baldwin. She worked for Calhoun County School Board as Lunch Mom at Carr School until her retirement.  She […]

Ronnie Allen Davis, Sr.

BLOUNTSTOWN - Ronnie Allen Davis, Sr., 57, of Blountstown passed away Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017 at his home. Ronnie was born on Oct., 9, 1959 in Homestead, FL to the late Nathan Donald Davis and Jeanette (Stone) Davis and had lived in Blountstown for most of his life. He worked as a plumber and was […]

UPDATE – FLEEING SUSPECT APPREHENDED IN BLOUNTSTOWN

from the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office On July 27, 2017, Calhoun County Sheriffs Office investigators attempted to conduct a search at the residence of the detained subject, James Michael Hathaway, 26 on Slim Tucker Road, Blountstown, Florida. In the process of the search, Hathaway escaped custody. Investigators then called in other law enforcement from the […]

Three charged with Blountstown burglary

Three Altha residents were arrested Thursday on charges stemming from a May 30 burglary of a Blountstown house. The homeowner reported a long list of stolen goods, including: •A Remington 700 30-06 rifle •A 10/22 Ruger semi-automatic rim fire rifle •A Glock .40 caliber Model 22 1GEN •A Mossberg 20 gauge pump shotgun •Approximately 700 […]
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