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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

WOMAN INJURED IN HEAD-ON COLLISION WITH TRACTOR-TRAILER IN BLOUNTSTOWN EARLY THURS.

from the Calhoun-Liberty Journal 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 this morning. from the Calhoun-Liberty Journal A woman was taken by emergency helicopter to an area hospital after a head-on collision between the car she […]

St. Pete man sentenced to 15 years for fatal crash in Clarksville

A St. Petersburg man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the Aug. 22, 2015 crash that killed a Clarksville woman and injured her husband. Circuit Judge Shonna Gay handed down the sentence in Calhoun County court on June 21. After entering a guilty plea, Wesley McHenry, 27, was ordered to serve ten […]
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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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Passenger injured when vehicle starter flies through windshield

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A passenger in a westbound Jeep was badly injured when an automotive starter believed to have fallen from a passing vehicle crashed through the front windshield and nearly severed his arm. The Jeep was traveling on SR 20 in Calhoun County just past Reeder Road, heading for the Bay-Calhoun County […]
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FHP charges two in high speed chase

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Two Panama City teenagers are facing charges after a high speed chase from Bay County into Calhoun County came to a fiery end when their car struck a utility pole and burned. Both the driver and passenger escaped serious injury. The driver of the car, 18-year-old of Keveon K. Wright, […]

Man charged after trooper investigating accident smells marijuana odor

A passenger in a car that slipped off SR 20 during a heavy rainstorm around 3 p.m. on May 13 was charged with possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana after a trooper responding to the wreck noticed the odor of burning marijuana inside the vehicle. The driver, Ashli Regina Harvey, 24, of Tallahassee […]