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  1. All-Night sing returning to BonifayRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Washington County News

    Bill Bailey recently announced the return of “The Biggest All-Night Singing in the World” to Memorial Field in Bonifay. The sing will be held Saturday, July 1. It has been 10 years since the sing was held at Memorial Field, and eight years since Bill Bailey promoted the sing in Bonifay.

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  2. Ohio man bikes for veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Washington County News

    BONIFAY – Many may have noticed a man riding a bicycle through town Monday. That man is Tom Wiseman, and he is riding to San Diego, California to raise money for the Clay County, West Virginia Veterans of Foreign War post.

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  3. Busloads of Wildwood fans descend on Lakeland to support girls' title ...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Daily Commercial

    That's because many residents headed south to watch the Wildwood Middle High School girls basketball team play Bonifay Holmes County in the Class 1A Final Four in the Lakeland Center.

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  4. Commissioners approves road projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Washington County News

    BONIFAY – In last Tuesday's regular session meeting of the Holmes County Board of County Commissioners, County Engineer Cliff Knauer and Engineer Jake Mathis of Melvin Engineering, presented the board with recommendations for this year's Small Community Outreach Program and Small County Road Assistance Program submittal lists. The board approved the recommendations which will allow for widening and resurfacing or paving for four Holmes County roads.

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  5. 4-H plants red mapleRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Washington County News

    ... was left over after a tree give away during Arbor Day. Tyler Trent of the Florida Forestry Service went before Bonifay City Council and requested to plant the tree in the park rather than let the tree die and to help beautify the landscape. As part ...

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  6. SHERROUSE, BILLIERead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Lakeland Ledger

    BILLIE SHERROUSE, 79 BONIFAY - Billie Sherrouse, age 79, of Bonifay, went home to be with the Lord on February 14, 2017 at the Bonifay Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bonifay, Florida. Billie was born on February 2, 1938 in Altoona, Alabama to Norman Kuykendall and Sue Kuykendall.

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  7. Wildwood overcomes slow start to earn Final Four berth Updated Feb 14, 2017 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Daily Commercial

    ... the win, Wildwood advances to the Class 1A state semifinals at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at The Lakeland Center against Bonifay Holmes County or Port St. Joe. “We were thinking too much instead of just getting out there and playing our brand of ...

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  8. Happy 150th birthday, Laura Ingalls WilderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Washington County News

    Laura Ingalls Wilder died Feb. 10, 1957 - but it was the 150th anniversary of her birth that local residents were celebrating 60 years later, on Feb. 10, 2017. The celebration, held at the Holmes County Historical Society Museum on Kansas Avenue in Bonifay, was a simple affair, with Holmes County Historical Society President Randy Torrance serving up hotdogs and birthday cupcakes while those in attendance heard stories about Wilder's life and took part in judging a contest for "Best Pioneer Girl Dress" contest.

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  9. Art farm owners move on from collapsed dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Washington County News

    ... and their supporters still do not understand why the family had to abandon the life and business they built in Bonifay. “Bonifay brought to me a desire to follow my dream no matter what,” said Templeton. “You can't give up. ...

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  10. Meredith Edward (Ed) DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Meredith Edward Davis, 87, of Bonifay, Fl, passed away on Friday, Feb 3, at the Bonifay Nursing Home following a brief illness. Davis was born in Parkersburg on June 16, 1929, the son of the late Mostyn Aubrey and Ethyl Browning Davis.

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  11. Great American Bingo opens in BonifayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Washington County News

    BONIFAY – The Holmes County Chamber of Commerce welcomed a new business to Bonifay last Friday with a grand opening celebration. The Great American Bingo Hall, located at 495 St. Johns Road in Bonifay, offers both smoking and non smoking rooms in which to play.

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  12. Trail Life: 'Fostering Godly men'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Washington County News

    ... for boys and young men. Locally, Holmes and Washington County youth are supported by The First Baptist Church of Bonifay. home to Troop 126. The troop is named after Bible verse 1 John 2:6 which states: “The one who says he abides in Him ...

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  13. Putnam: Rural areas get 'short shrift'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Washington County News

    ... to most Florida Panhandle counties, however, with the establishment of an interlocal agreement with the City of Bonifay and Holmes County to expand commercial opportunities outward from the established commercial corridor on U.S. 79 south ...

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  14. Suspect facing felony chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Washington County News

    ... to taking four checks during the burglary and subsequently cashing them. In the course of the investigation, another Bonifay business was found to be a victim as well. Business owners were asked to search their records and found that they had two ...

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  15. Tigers are 13-6 after wins over Wewa and St. JoeRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2016 | County Record

    ... had 17 points followed by Treat Peacock with 16, Travis Smith with 10 and JC Williams with 6. The Tigers traveled to Bonifay Friday night and lost to Holmes County, 65-54. KK Godwin had 20 followed by Denzel Washington with 12, Jamal Howard 7, Alex ...

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  16. Lawrence County church's athletic fields attracting young familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | The Decatur Daily

    ... The church introduced youth soccer, and three years later added youth flag football leagues. At his former church in Bonifay, Florida, Moulton Baptist senior pastor Jesse Reeder found that a sports program could attract new members. "I saw the ...

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  17. School board mulls old campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Washington County News

    BONIFAY –Holmes County School Board convened in a special meeting Friday to discuss the fate of the old Bonifay Elementary and Middle School campuses when the new K-8 school opens this fall. With the vacating of the current campuses, school board members are faced with the question of what to do with the property after the new academic year begins.

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  18. BMS to present Beauty and the Beast Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | Washington County News

    Disney's Beauty and the Beast Jr. will be presented by the Bonifay Middle School Theatre and Chorus department in May. The 60-minute musical, designed for middle-school aged performers, is based on the 1994 Broadway production and Disney's 1991 animated feature film. The cast contains approximately 50 students led by theatre and chorus director, Jill Cook.

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  19. Bonifay mulls marijuana, hires new attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 24 | Washington County News

    BONIFAY – The City of Bonifay followed the lead of a growing number of Florida municipalities by agreeing to adopt a moratorium on Amendment 2 when city council met Monday in regular session. The amendment allows for medical marijuana to be prescribed to patients with "debilitating medical conditions," such as cancer and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder .

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  20. Lake Cassidy issue going to courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 24 | Washington County News

    BONIFAY – Litigation will soon begin in the issue concerning whether Holmes County will be able to retain public access to Lake Cassidy. The county had leased one acre of property from Plum Creek Timber Company for $15 a year since 2010 to serve as a municipal park.

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