Author Archives: Nancy Simpler

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF NWF

Community Foundation of NWF Donates to Children The Community Foundation of Northwest Florida showed their great support to Children in Crisis by donating $1,741.31 to help feed, clothe and care for the over 100 children each year that will call the CIC Neighborhood home.Ken Hair, CIC President & CEO commented, “Support from the Community Foundation of Northwest Florida is a ...

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CAR BURGLARY SUSPECT ACCUSED OF CAUSING THOUSANDS IN DAMAGES

 Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputies responding to a call of a car burglary in progress found the suspect hiding behind a nearby building and a vehicle left with thousands of dollars in damage as a result of the crime.  Deputies have charged 46-year old Alicia Bullock, no known address, with Burglary, Petty Theft, and Criminal Mischief Property Damage over $1000.  ...

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FIGHT BETWEEN CLERK AND CUSTOMER

SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla— Punches are thrown between a gas station clerk and a customer and it’s all caught on camera. Now, one Fort Walton Beach man is behind bars. Just after 1 o’clock on October 18th deputies responded to a 911 hang up at the Texaco on East County Highway 30a. The victim told deputies that a Hispanic male came into ...

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5-YEAR-OLD STUDENT LET OFF SCHOOL BUS AT WRONG ADDRESS

A local mother is seeking answers after she says her 5-year-old daughter was let off a school bus too soon and ended up wandering the streets by herself. Felicia Auger, whose daughter is a kindergartner at Lewis School in Valparaiso, said she was waiting at her daughter’s usual bus stop this past Wednesday afternoon and became concerned when her daughter did not get ...

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LAWMAKERS WANT TO NAME WALTON COUNTY ROAD AFTER WORLD WAR II HERO

Senator George Gainer and Representative Brad Drake want lawmakers to rename part of Highway 90 in Walton County to honor a local World War II hero from DeFuniak Springs. Senator Gainer (R-Panama City) and Representative Drake (R-Eucheeanna) want part of Highway 90 to be named Lieutenant Ewart T. Sconier Highway. Lieutenant Sconiers, U.S. Army Air Corps, 97th Bomb Group, 414th ...

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FIGHT IN BATHROOM CLOSET LEADS TO BATTERY CHARGE

As Reported By Wolfgang Menser In Crestview, a man was having an argument with his wife in their bathroom closet, when the argument escalated the man struck his wife in the face. The woman claimed that her husband followed her into a closet and shoved her after she put a single finger in his face. The man’s account was that ...

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NOLES IN ACTION TODAY

The Florida State Seminoles host Louisville today in an 11 a.m. kickoff. You can hear the game right here on WZEP, AM 1460. In other games, Miami takes on Syracuse, Alabama hosts Tennessee, Auburn travels to Arkansas, LSU visits Ole Miss, Kentucky goes to Misssissippe,  Penn State takes on Michigan, and Notre Dame hosts Southern Cal. 

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MULLET FESTIVAL

The 41st annual Mullet Festival is noon to midnight today, 11 a.m. to midnight Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Mullet Festival Grounds, the corner of State Road 85 N and College Boulevard in Niceville. Tickets are $15 Friday and Saturday and $10 Sunday, and ages 11 and younger are free. Niceville High School football season ticket holders will receive a $5 discount Friday and Saturday. ...

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