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Area Sports Schedule for 1/19-1/24

In Boys High School Basketball Monday, January 19 Walton at PDL 7 pm Tuesday, January 20 Freeport at Paxton 5:30 and 7 pm South Walton hosts Baker 7:15 pm Thursday, January 22 South Walton hosts West Gadsden 7 pm Friday, January 23 Freeport hosts Baker 5:30 and 7 pm Saturday, January 24 Paxton hosts Walton for Homecoming 5 and 7:15 ...

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Girls Scout Cadette Troop Child Abuse Project

Hear the story and whole interview at: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByS7t-sx60TLaHNmcl9XSmV2c28/view?usp=sharing Girl Scout Cadette Troop 3841 has been working on their next reward level and found a project where they want to make a difference in the lives of child abuse victims. Veronica Money said they are working on their silver award and chose child abuse awareness as their project. She says abuse ...

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South Walton Fatality

A man crossing the road early Monday morning is now dead. Early Monday morning on Don Bishop Road in the area of Woodland Bayou Dr. a 1998 Ford F150, driven by 35-year-old Mariano Mora Silva of Destin, was traveling north on Don Bishop Road. A pedestrian, 28-year-old Abraham J. Argueta, also of Destin, began to cross the roadway and walked ...

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Man Accidentally Shoots Himself While Unloading Gun

Officers with the DeFuniak Springs Police responded to Perdue Farms, located on U.S. Hwy 90, around 9AM Thursday morning in reference to a man shot. The reporting witness said Ken Price had accidentally shot himself. Upon arrival, Price was found on the floor in his office with a single gunshot wound to his knee. Price advised Officers that he was ...

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DFS Council Asked To Look At Out-Of-Town Vendors

Are companies that come to a town and leave after selling out of a tent on a lot offering better variety in an underserved area, or are they simply taking advantage of a situation then leaving? At last Monday’s DeFuniak Springs City Council Meeting, Greg Lathinghouse with Triangle Chevrolet, thanked the city for the help as the built at the ...

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WCSO Deputy Takes Care of Puppy

Deputy Pat Colbert responded to a car accident at US Hwy 98 east and East County Road 30A. The victim from GA needed medical attention but did not want to leave without her puppy. Deputy Colbert reassured her that everything would be OK and took possession of the puppy till Animal Control arrived on scene. The victim was given Deputy ...

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LECOM Dental School On Track But Needs Housing

WZEP First News caught up with Robert F. Hirsch DDS, Associate Dean of Outreach Education for the LECOM School of Dental Medicine and asked him for an update on the soon to be opened facility just south of I-10 in DeFuniak Springs. But they still need our help to find housing for the students and their families. Dr. Hirsch says ...

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