Holmes County Newswire

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  1. Suspect in stable condition after standoff with deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Washington County News

    HCSO received a tip at 9:45 a.m. Monday that two men with active Holmes County warrants were at a residence on Mt. Pleasant Road in Westville.

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  2. Man Taken to Hospital after Being Shot by Panhandle DeputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WCTV Tallahassee

    ... were at thea home in Westville. As the deputies tried to make contact with the men, one of them pulled a gun. Holmes County Sheriff's officials say the deputy fired his gun, injuring the man. He was taken to a hospital, but his injuries were not ...

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  3. HCSO deputy shoots subject in standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Washington County News

    A suspect was transported to a Bay County hospital after being shot by a Holmes County Sheriff's deputy Monday. HCSO received a tip at 9:45 a.m. that two subjects with warrants were located at a residence on Mt.

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  4. Blue Devils come out strong at jamboreeRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Washington County News

    Friday night's jamboree turned into a coming-out party for what looks to be a resurgent Holmes County football team under first-year coach Kevin Womble. The Blue Devils operated behind a powerful offensive line while amassing nearly 600 total yards in four quarters, and realize they were 10 minutes in duration instead of the customary 12 during the regular season.

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  5. District breaks ground on new Bonifay schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Washington County News

    Friday's groundbreaking ceremony on the future site of a new K-8 school in Bonifay marked a historic day in Holmes County education. Over 2,000 people in attendance at the ceremony were invited to look both forward and back in time to understand the culmination of past memories and future promise the new facility will hold.

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  6. Groundbreaking for Bonifay K-8 SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    It was an exciting day in Holmes County Friday. Bonifay Elementary and Middle School students got to see the site of their future K-8 school.

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  7. Holmes County School Bus Catches FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    ... to safety. The district plans to keep the bus for future use. "We always train for evaluations drills," said Holmes County School District Superintendent Eddie Dixon. "Every year, you have to have so many a year. We train every summer. Our bus ...

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  8. DMH hopes to inject new life into old hospital facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Washington County News

    The old Doctors Memorial Hospital building on Byrd Avenue in Bonifay is no longer the bustling center for medical care in Holmes County. If the facility's owners get their way, new tenants or buyers will come along and bring the old facility back to life in some form.

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  9. No injuries in bus fire MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Washington County News

    A Holmes County school district bus driver and about two dozen students are safe after a school bus's engine ignited during the ride home Monday afternoon. The driver was about halfway through the route taking students home from Ponce de Leon schools in the northwest end of the county when the engine caught fire around 3:30.

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  10. County road projects moving on scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Washington County News

    The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners passed a proclamation declaring May as Mental Health Month in the regular meeting May 12. Commissioners approved a limited right of entry agreement for drainage maintenance on the Sims property and passed a motion to continue an agreement with Northwest Florida Water Management District to provide labor and equipment to facilitate maintenance on county boat ramps. County coordinator Wendel Whitehurst brought up items to advertise a shop foreman position and recommended the hire of candidates interviewed for mosquito sprayer and inmate supervisor positions.

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  11. Alabama teenager, Tennessee man killed in Florida collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Alabama Live

    A 16-year-old Geneva girl and a Tennessee man were killed Thursday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash in Holmes County, Fla. Rebecca Bowers, of Geneva, was killed when the Ford Explorer she was riding in collided with a Toyota Camry at the intersection of State Road 81 and State Road 2A in Holmes County at around 1:30 p.m., the Dothan Eagle reported.

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  12. Geneva Teen Killed in Vehicle AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WTVY Dothan

    THE STATE HIGHWAY 2-A AND 81 INTERSECTION IN HOLMES COUNTY, FLORIDA IS KNOWN AS "ROYALS CROSSROADS". RESIDENTS SAY ITS BEEN THE SCENE OF SEVERAL DEADLY ACCIDENTS OVER THE YEARS.

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  13. Semi crash temporarily blocks SR 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Washington County News

    ... Cassady's passenger, Gilerta Mae Cassady, 57, suffered serious injury. All three were wearing seat belts. HOLMES COUNTY - Florida Highway Patrol reports one person was seriously injured and two others suffered minor injuries when a car entered the ...

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  14. No injuries reported in storefront crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Washington County News

    ... on the wall supporting the window, but jolted forward again and came to a stop after it struck the counter. Holmes County EMS transported the elderly couple in the car to the hospital as a precaution. Friends and neighbors helped clear away rubble ...

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  15. Holmes County working on plan for animal controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Washington County News

    ... the donkey in out of concern someone would hurt the donkey to run it off. She also said they contacted the Holmes County Sheriff's Office to report the donkey's whereabouts, should someone claim the animal. "I just thank the good Lord for sending ...

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  16. What 'can't' you do?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Washington County News

    ... "I just can't do it." Dinkins and his wife, Mary, have been married for more than 50 years. The jovial Holmes County native served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War before going on to spend 45 more years in the aircraft industry. He ...

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  17. Holmes County working on plan for animal controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Washington County News

    Recent incidents with stray animals in Holmes County are highlighting the need for animal control - something the county hopes to close a deal on very soon. "We have an ordinance, but we don't have animal control," said county coordinator Wendel Whitehurst.

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  18. Arrest report: PDL shooting suspect took pills from victims' homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Washington County News

    A 28-year-old Pensacola man accused of the April 18 shooting deaths of a Ponce de Leon couple is being held on an $850,000 bond in Holmes County. Joshua Brandyn Gaskey made his first appearance in court Thursday morning to face murder charges in the deaths of Sheley and Jacqulyn Brooks.

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  19. BOCC approves hire of new EMS shift supervisorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Washington County News

    The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners approved the hire of a new shift supervisor with Holmes County EMS at the regular meeting Tuesday night. "We had five excellent candidates; they were all well-qualified," Connell said.

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  20. Gaskey First AppearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | WTVY Dothan

    Joshua Brandyn Gaskey, of Pensacola, FL, made his first appearance before a Judge in Holmes County this morning in reference to the April 18, 2015 death of Jacqulyn and Sheley Brooks. Gaskey's bond was set at $850,000 and he remains in custody at the Holmes County Jail at this time.

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