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Olin Thomas “Tom” Stoutamire

BRISTOL - Olin Thomas “Tom” Stoutamire, 84, of Bristol, passed away Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 at his home.  He was born to Barney and Martha Shuler Stoutamire on July 20, 1933, at home. The oldest of five children, he grew up in Blue Creek and graduated from Liberty County High School in 1951. He earned […]

Rufus Solomon

BRISTOL - Rufus Solomon, 89, of Bristol, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017 at Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born on Aug. 23, 1928 in Bristol to Henry Jack and Amelia Solomon. He was employed by Reichold Chemical Company for 27 years. Subsequent to that, he was employed by the Tallahassee Democrat and […]

Alice Marie Reed

BRISTOL - Alice Marie Reed, infant daughter of Jacob and Jessie Leach Reed of Bristol, passed away Monday, Sept. 4, 2017 in Tallahassee. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Kim Leach and great-great-grandfather, Arthur Leach. Survivors include her parents; her grandparents, Marilyn and Archie Harris of Bristol and Kathy Herring of Tallahassee; great-grandparents, […]

Women and children lose home when fire destroys rental trailer

A rental home where several people lived with young children was destroyed by fire Friday morning.  The blaze began in the kitchen area and is suspected to be the result of an electrical problem.  Volunteers with the Bristol Fire Dept. responded to the scene at 18890 NW SR 12 N shortly before 8:30 a.m. when […]

Former Bristol residents riding out the storm in Texas

Two former Liberty County residents are among those caught in the Texas flooding brought on by Hurricane Harvey.  As of press time, both were well - one taking cover at her home about 45 miles outside Houston while the other has joined a friend taking out a boat to help families in Houston move to […]

Daisey Taylor Rosine

BRISTOL - Daisey Taylor Rosine, 75, of Bristol, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 at her home. She was born on July 3, 1942 in Bristol to William Taylor and Ila Snellgrove Taylor and had lived in Bristol for the past 13 years, coming from Ft. Myers. She was retired from the Edison Home in […]

Constance (Connie) G. Brehm

BRISTOL - Connie Brehm, 92, of Bristol, passed away Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017. She was born in Pawnee City, NE on April 6, 1925. She was a retired postal worker and a devoted wife and mother. She moved to Bristol in 2005 from Minden, NV to live with her daughter, Nancy Foran and son-in-law, Morgan […]

Bristol man charged with DUI after late night crash on SR 20

A Bristol man has been charged with driving under the influence and property damage following a single-vehicle crash early last week. Kareem E. Walker, 27, was arrested after losing control of his 2012 Buick LaCrosse on SR 20, west of SR 65 shortly before midnight on June 20. According to the FHP report, Walker was […]
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Frenchman Roland Faircloth

BRISTOL - Frenchman Roland Faircloth, 91, of Bristol, passed away Friday, June 2, 2017 in Bristol. He was born on Aug. 12, 1925 in Bristol to George Arch and Lucille Forehand Faircloth. He lived in Liberty County for most of his life. He worked for Reichhold Chemical for several years where he served as shift […]
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