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  1. 36th Annual Sunland Fall Festival Right Around the CornerRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    MARIANNA, FL Driving through Marianna and other surrounding communities in the North West Florida Panhandle, chances are you'll see decorative signs advertising the upcoming Sunland Center Fall Festival. Sunland employee, and renowned local artist, Maria Therrien Johnson, designed the decorative signs.

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  2. Dozier School deaths: Empty coffin of escaped boy adds to mysteriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | CBS News

    ... smaller than the marble found in one of the boy's pockets. Thomas Curry hadn't been buried on school property in Marianna, Florida. His body had been sealed inside a coffin and sent to a cemetery near his grandmother's house in Philadelphia. ...

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  3. Search for School's Victims Moves from Florida to PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Archaeology

    The search for the remains of boys who died at the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, Florida, has moved to Old Cathedral Cemetery in West Philadelphia. In 1925, Thomas Curry, aged either 15 or 17, was reportedly found dead from a crushed skull on a railroad bridge after he ran away from the notorious school.

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  4. Boy's Casket Exhumed; He's Not In ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | KRON 4

    For almost 90 years, the casket lay beneath the earth, Thomas Curry's family believing the teen who died too young rested in peace there, in an unmarked plot with his great-grandparents. Curry was a charge of Marianna, Florida's Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys, a now infamous juvenile detention facility that closed in 2011 for budgetary reasons, capping a chilling, 111-year legacy of brutality.

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  5. Thomas Curry coffin: After 90 years, family gets horrific shock over dead boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Examiner.com

    The notorious Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, Florida is accused of abusing, raping and torturing its students. After its 2011 closing, a forensic team located and excavated 55 unmarked grave sites with human remains.

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  6. Thomas Curry coffin: Family shocked by empty coffin from hellish reform schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Examiner.com

    The notorious Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, Florida is accused of abusing, raping and torturing its students. After its 2011 closing, a forensic team located and excavated 55 unmarked grave sites with human remains.

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  7. Clint Juiett MelvinRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | County Record

    ... three brothers, Clyde Lee Melvin and Darryl Melvin, both of Clarksville, and Lamar Hatcher and his wife, Debbie of Marianna, Florida; three sisters, Shawna Reese of Clarksville, Debbie Parrish and her husband, Fletcher of Altha, Florida and Tiffany ...

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  8. Boy's casket is exhumed, but he's not in itRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    For almost 90 years, the casket lay beneath the earth, Thomas Curry's family believing the teen who died too young rested in peace there, in an unmarked plot with his great-grandparents. Curry was a charge of Marianna, Florida's Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys, a now infamous juvenile detention facility that closed in 2011 for budgetary reasons, capping a chilling, 111-year legacy of brutality.

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  9. Dozier Burials: Decades-old coffin found empty in Fla. school caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Researchers from the University of South Florida are expected to announce a new development today related to their work at the site of the former Dozier School for Boys.They have been working to identify remains found at the old school in the Florida panhandle where former students and families have made allegations of abuse over the years . A USF research team and Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office detectives briefed Sen. Bill Nelson today on the results of grave excavations at the former Dozier School for Boys in Marianna.

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  10. A Philadelphia boy's casket is exhumed, but he's not in itRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | WPMT-TV York

    ... who died too young rested in peace there, in an unmarked plot with his great-grandparents. Curry was a charge of Marianna, Florida's Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys, a now infamous juvenile detention facility that closed in 2011 for budgetary ...

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  11. Casket mof boy killed at horror reform school in 1925 found emptyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | New York Daily News

    ... Bay Times reported. The shocking discovery adds just another dark secret to the since shuttered reform school in Marianna where anthropologists with the University of South Florida have been investigating the deaths of dozens of boys. Forensic ...

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  12. Human Interest New Dozier mystery: Investigators find dead boy's grave emptyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Thomas Curry met his death by some railroad tracks near Chattahoochee in 1925, trying to run away from the Florida School for Boys. He'd served just 29 days for delinquency at the hellish reform school some 20 miles away in Marianna.

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  13. Decades-old coffin found empty in FL school caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    University of South Florida forensic anthropologists investigating a now-closed reform school on Florida's panhandle received permission to dig up a decades-old grave in Philadelphia in an attempt to determine how the boy died. The boy, Thomas Curry, died in 1925 from what a coroner said was a crushed skull after running away from the Dozier School for boys in Marianna.

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  14. Legals for 10-09-14Read the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | County Record

    ... Administration to request such an accommodation. Please contact the following: Court Administration, P.O. Box 826, Marianna, Florida 32447; Phone: 850-718-0026; Hearing & Voice Impaired: 1-800-955-8771; Email ADARequest@jud14.flcourts.org. Legal ...

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  15. Empty casket in grave of Florida reform school victim shocks investigatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    A building known as the "Whitehouse" sits on the campus of the Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, FL. The building, which is part of the accounts of hundreds of men who say they were abused at the school in the 1950s and 60s, was sealed October 21, 2008.

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  16. Sunland Center to Host 36TH Annual Fall FestivalRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    MARIANNA, FL Preparations are underway for Sunland Center's 36th Annual Sunland Fall Festival, scheduled for Saturday October 25th. The festival is held at the Center's scenic Environmental Park.

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  17. Decades-old coffin found empty in FL school caseRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    ... died in 1925 from what a coroner said was a crushed skull after running away from the Dozier School for Boys in Marianna. He was supposedly buried at a Catholic cemetery in Philadelphia. No one can say whether officials at the reform school shipped ...

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  18. Marianna Man Arrested on Multiple ChargesRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    On October 4th, 2014 at approximately 12:37 p.m., officers with the Marianna Police Department Officers with the Marianna Police Department attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a Gold Nissan passenger car on Kelson Ave. for a traffic violation. Once officers activated there emergency lights, the driver of the vehicle accelerated and abruptly turned down Amelia Dr. which is a dead end Street.

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  19. Fatal Wreck Claims One Life in MariannaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | WTVY Dothan

    Robert Prinz was driving a 2005 Ford Pickup down Indian Springs Road in Marianna, Florida around 10:30pm on Thursday, October 2nd. According to authorities, he was traveling southbound and lost control around a curve, drove off the roadway and eventually overturned.

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  20. Marianna Man FatalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    The Florida Highway Patrol said 24-year old Robert Prinz was on Indian Springs Road Thursday night trying to negotiate a curve.

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