Holmes County Newswire

Holmes County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Holmes County, FL.

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  1. Community mourns beloved doctorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Washington County News

    ... he eventually moved his family to a farm and started a family practice in town. Brooks was a stronghold in Holmes County's tiny, rural health care system. He delivered babies, performed minor surgeries and took any case that came through the ...

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  2. PDL Elementary principal claims victory over breast cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Washington County News

    ... you go through that experience, you learn to enjoy every day." The past year has been a trying time for the Holmes County educator of 22 years. Locke, 45, was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer on June 24 last year. With her husband, Robert Locke, ...

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  3. HCSO seeks burglary suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Washington County News

    The Holmes County Sheriff's Office is searching for a local man wanted in connection with the Sunday, Aug. 16 burglary of a residence in the Pittman Community. The victim reported numerous items were taken from the residence, including an ATV and guns and ammunition valued at several thousands of dollars.

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  4. Alabama woman killed in Florida crash following police pursuit; driver arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Alabama Live

    Amber L. Kendrick, 23, of Geneva, died in the crash that occurred near the intersection of Mt. Ira Road and County Road 179 in Holmes County, Fla.

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  5. Holmes County Sees Declining Labor ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    ... since 2005. CareerSource Chipola officials say there has been a 10 percent drop at more than 4,500 jobs. Holmes county saw the biggest drop. Martha Harris and her husband have been running "Dazzling Prom and Bridal Collection" in Bonifay for more ...

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  6. Many paths, one universal tieRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Washington County News

    ... about how I was somehow still connected to my home county even 250 miles away was fun to learn, it was the Holmes County ties I discovered which truly touched my heart - and taught me that some connections were more universal than just discovering ...

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  7. HCSO seeks burglary suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Washington County News

    The Holmes County Sheriff's Office is searching for a local man wanted in connection with the Sunday, Aug. 16 burglary of a residence in the Pittman Community. The victim reported numerous items were taken from the residence, including an ATV and guns and ammunition valued at several thousands of dollars.

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  8. Holmes County Escapee CapturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | WTVY Dothan

    Escapee from Holmes County, 34-year-old Patrick Owens, has been arrested in the area of Lake View Road in DeFuniak Springs by Walton County Sheriff's Deputies at approximately 4:30pm.

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  9. WCSO searching for escaped inmate out of Holmes CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Walton Sun

    Walton County Sheriff's Deputies are currently searching for 34-year-old Patrick Owens of Ponce de Leon, an inmate that ran from a work detail while in custody in Holmes County on the morning of Aug. 18. On July 30, WCSO deputies went to serve an out-of-county warrant on Owens at his home off Rupert Ray Road. Owens caught glimpse of deputies coming toward him behind his home and ran south into the wood line.

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  10. DAR honors students in six panhandle countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Washington County News

    The Chipola Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently presented 18 Daughters of the American Revolution Youth Citizenship Medals and three Bronze Reserve Officer Training Corps Medals in six panhandle counties this spring, including Holmes and Washington counties. The DAR Youth Citizenship Medal is awarded for honor, service, courage, leadership, and patriotism.

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  11. Authorities seek missing juvenile Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Washington County News

    ... 11 inches tall and weighs 135 pounds. Anyone with information on Beeson's whereabouts is asked to contact the Holmes County Sheriff's Office at 547-3681 or Bonifay Police Department at 547-3661.

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  12. Walton County Sheriff's Office searching for escaped inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | WALA

    Walton County Sheriff's Deputies are currently searching for 34-year-old Patrick Owens of Ponce de Leon, an inmate that walked from a work detail while in custody in Holmes County this morning. On July 30th, 2015 WCSO deputies went to serve an out-of-county warrant on Owens at his home off Rupert Ray Road.

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    Tuesday Aug 18 | Walton Sun

    Walton County Sheriff's Deputies are currently searching for 34-year-old Patrick Owens of Ponce de Leon, an inmate that ran from a work detail while in custody in Holmes County on the morning of Aug. 18. On July 30, WCSO deputies went to serve an out-of-county warrant on Owens at his home off Rupert Ray Road. Owens caught glimpse of deputies coming toward him behind his home and ran south into the wood line.

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  14. HCSO seeks escaped trustee Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Washington County News

    Patrick Ryan Lee Owens, 34, was working at Westville City Hall on outside work release when he walked off shortly before 7 a.m. Owens was being held at Holmes County Jail on child support charges.

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  15. Holmes County Sheriff's Office Searching for EscapeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    On August 18, 2015, shortly before 7:00am, Patrick Owens escaped from custody. Owens was a trustee at the Holmes County Jail on child support charges, and was on outside work release.

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  16. HCSO recovers stolen itemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Washington County News

    Dudley is in custody. HOLMES COUNTY - Holmes County Sheriff's Office has recovered an assortment of items involved in cases of burglary and theft around the county in recent weeks.

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  17. Traffic stop leads to drug arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Washington County News

    A Caryville woman was arrested Aug. 13 after some erratic driving on U.S. 79 near Wayside Park attracted the attention of a Holmes County sheriff's officer.

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  18. HCSO recovers stolen items, one suspect still at large Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Washington County News

    Holmes County Sheriff's Office has recovered an assortment of items involved in cases of burglary and theft around the county in recent weeks. On Aug. 3, a boat was reported stolen in the Westville area.

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  19. State regulations tighten up for volunteer firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Washington County News

    ... certified training. Dee said to the best of his knowledge, about 40 percent of volunteer firefighters in Holmes County still lack the basic certification, leaving them vulnerable to hefty punishment if they answer the call to serve without proper ...

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  20. 46 PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Washington County News

    The desire to keep Holmes County students safe and academically progressing after school was the driving force behind the push to get WINGS program funding back for the 2015-2016 school year. WINGS Winnings Intellectually and Gaining Safety is an afterschool program that provides academic enhancement to students at Title I schools.

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