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WRECK IN ARGYLE

  EMS and Fire Rescue responded to a wreck behind Melhorns in Argyle. The woman had cuts on her face and arms. No further information has been released.

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SEMI CARRYING CAULIFLOWER OVERTURNS AFTER BLOWOUT

  A semi truck overturned on U.S. Interstate 10 Monday afternoon after one of its tires experienced a blowout near mile marker 78. Chanthavongsor Sengphet, 62 of Phoenix, Arizona, was traveling in the outside lane of of I10 at approximately 4:20 p.m., according to a press release from Florida Highway Patrol. A blowout on one of the semi truck tires ...

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LOCAL WOMAN CRITICALLY INJURED IN BOATING ACCIDENT

  A Fort Walton Beach woman remains in intensive care three days after getting entangled in a boat propeller off a Destin beach. Lee Ann Dorn, who is 55, was flown to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center on Saturday night after the 6:15 accident just east of Destin’s east jetty. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission accident ...

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GILBERT “GIL” LEE FRYE 1936-2019

Mr. Gilbert “Gil” Lee Frye, age 83, passed away Friday, May 24, 2019. He was born on May 19,1936 in Louisville KY., to Frank Dennis Frye and Daisy Lee Frye. Mr. Frye was a resident of Walton County, Florida for 20 years, coming from Scottsdale AZ. He was a member of The Gathering at Sandestin.  He was a loving husband, ...

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EDNA JEANETT BELL 1923-2019

Edna Jeanett Bell, age 95, of DeFuniak Springs, Florida, passed away Sunday, May 26, 2019 in her daughter’s home peacefully and surrounded by her family. She was born December 25, 1923 to John Edward Robinson and Annie Ophelia (Straughn) Robinson in Walton County.  She was a lifelong resident of the Liberty Community and a member of Cluster Springs Baptist Church. ...

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GLEN RAY KELLY 1948-2019

On March 2, 1948, Glen Ray Kelly was born to Wilbur and Roydell Kelly at DeFuniak Springs, Florida. After a short illness, Ray left this life on May 26, 2019, for his final resting place. After high school, Ray joined the Marines and served two tours in Vietnam. While recuperating from an injury, he went to language school and learned ...

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MABON CLARK 1930-2019

Mr. Clark, age 88, passed away Wednesday May 22, 2019. He was born November 18,1930 to William Jessie Clark and Eva Searcy in Madrid AL.  Mr. Clark was a resident of Walton county coming from Ville Platte, LA. He was a Baptist, and a member of the First Baptist Church of Ville Platte, LA.  He was a veteran of the ...

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MILLIE MAE NELSON

Mrs. Millie Mae Nelson Holmes, of Caryville, Florida, went home to be with the Lord on May 18, 2019 in the Tallahassee Memorial Hospital of Tallahassee, Florida.  She was was 63 years old. She leaves to cherish her memories her husband: John Holmes, Sr., of Caryville, Florida; two daughters: Carla Holmes and Charmaine Holmes; son: John Holmes, Jr., all of ...

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OPEN HOUSE BRINGS CITIZENS, LAW ENFORCEMENT TOGETHER

  Rain couldn’t dampen the fun at the Police Department’s open house last week. Residents of all ages came to the event held Thursday evening in Warriors Hall to learn more about the different divisions in the department and meet some of the men and women behind the badges. “The taxpayers are paying for it, so it’s good for them ...

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