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Today's Features

  • Friday, March 11

    Fish Fry
    Holy Family Catholic Church will have its monthly Fish Fry Friday, March 11 at the Parish Hall, located three miles north of  Williston on Hwy 27A from 5-7 p.m.
    Fish, french fries, hushpuppies, drinks, dessert and your choice of two sides of baked beans, coleslaw, or grits will be served.
    Cost is adults $7, senior citizen meal (slightly smaller portion) $6 and children $4 (under 12). Take out orders welcome.

    Sunday, March 13

  • Ms. Tracy Whitaker of Bonifay and Mr. and Mrs. Durwin D. Hanson of St. Johns announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Mindy Nichole Hanson to Brian Joseph Estevez, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Estevez of Archer.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Atrice and the late Travis Turner of Bonifay and Fred and Virginia Perkins and the late Durwin Hanson of Wausau.

  • Eleven months ago, Lisa Berrios was on medications for both diabetes and high blood pressure.
    Her weight had topped at 287 pounds, and as a nurse at the VA hospital in Gainesville, she knew something had to give soon.
    Because in addition to the physical complications that accompany obesity, the usually upbeat Lisa found herself combatting depression,
    “Let’s go to Zumba,” someone recommended.
    It was the beginning of a new life for her–one that is healthy and fun.

  • Louis and Lynne Bouten met on a blind date in St. Albans Naval Base where they both served.
    They were married Feb. 25, 1961.
    They have 11 childern, 28 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren
    Louis retired from the U.S. Navy after 20 years and then worked 20 years with the state of Florida as a health provider to imates in Lowell.
    Lynne is a nurse for 40 years and works for Head Start.

  • Monday, Feb. 14

    AARP
    AARP Chapter #912 meets the second Monday each month at 9:30 a.m. in the Holy Family Catholic Church Hall.  At the meeting on Monday, Feb. 14, members will bring unwrapped baby items to contribute to the Tri-County Pregnancy Center.  Vistors are welcome.  All AARP national members in the area are encouraged to  join the chapter.

    Friends Book Store

  • Friday, Feb. 4

    Dudley Farm
    Dudley Farm Old-Fashioned Plow Days will showcase agricultural practices before the tractor and mechanization as highly skilled draft horse and mule teams plow the crop fields in preparation for spring planting Friday, Feb. 4 and Saturday, Feb. 6 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
    There will be traditional skills demonstrations, wagon rides and music. Come look at these big beautiful and powerful creatures and the hard work we once depended upon them for.

  • Nicole and Bruce Kosch had it all: a love that had blossomed since their high school days in Port Charlotte, good educations, great jobs, an adventure that took them to Wisconsin for a year and a warm, comfortable home in Morriston.

    The time was right to add to their number and so they began preparations to welcome a third into their fold.

    But after a year of unsuccessful attempts to conceive, the couple sought medical advice and testing.

    Bruce was up first, because male testing is less invasive.

  • June Burks of Williston, formerly of Cotton Valley, La., celebrated her 80th birthday Sunday, Jan. 23, with party at her home hosted by her children.
    Many people know Ms. June from the scrumptious homemade pies that she has prepared in past years. Party attendees enjoyed a desserts-only menu, sampling from tables filled with cakes, pies, cobblers and puddings...many of them made by the honoree!
     Over 70 friends and family members came to celebrate her throughout the afternoon.

  • Saturday, Jan. 15

    Soup-A-Thon
    Calling all soup makers: reserve your spot today to try for the title of Best Soup Chef in the area.  The Yankeetown-Inglis Woman’s Club Soup-A-Thon will be Saturday, Jan. 15 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.  Bring your favorite soup and join your neighbors at #5  56th St., Yankeetown to try them all and vote for the best.  All you can eat for $5.  Cash prizes will be awarded for the top three tastiest soups: 1st place $50, 2nd place $25 and 3rd place $10.

  • Saturday, Jan. 15

    Soup-A-Thon