Quintarious Shorter back in court
Quintarious Shorter, who is in prison for life with no parole after a jury found him guilty of murdering Travis Green on April 25, 2001, was back in court last week for a motion to correct sentencing.
Pye’s request to dismiss perjury charges denied
Havana Police Sgt. Shaun Denard Pye’s request for the dismissal of his perjury trial was denied last week by Circuit Court Judge Barbara Hobbs.
Serving the community for 30 years
Havana’s Mayor Pro Tem Vernell Ross loves what he does.
Livestock show held Friday and Saturday
The 71st annual West Florida Steer and Market Swine Show and Sale was held last weekend in Quincy.
Micah Brown recall petition thrown out by chief judge
A recall petition of Quincy City Commissioner Micah Brown has been denied by Second Judicial Circuit Chief Judge Charles Frances.
Cats on a 7-game win streak
Munroe won both baseball games they played last week giving them seven victories in a row and an 8-3 season mark in the early going.
Kendal Weeks gets pitching win for Rattlers
Quincy's Kendal Weeks picked up a pitching win in FAMU's 5-1 baseball victory over Jacksonville last Tuesday in the Gateway City.
Drug arrest made in Quincy
A routine traffic check ended with one man in jail and over 20 grams of cocaine confiscated.
Black History celebrated at FPSI
Tallahassee Community College (TCC) and the Florida Public Safety Institute (FPSI) hosted a celebration last Thursday, February 26th for Black History Month.
Old-timey cars make Havana road trip
The drizzly, chilly weather Saturday morning didn’t dampen the spirits of an antique car club touring group although they would have preferred some of Florida’s famous sunshine.
Aaron Battle honored by Hilaman Park Golf Course
Aaron Battle was posthumously honored this past week for his low scoring round of golf at the Hilaman Park Golf Course in Tallahassee back in 1988.
Bobcats have 3-0 week in baseball
Munroe’s baseball team won the three games they played last week bouncing West Gadsden, Tallavana, and Brookwood.
Living-It” basketball holds awards banquet
Saturday night, February 28th, the 2015 edition of Thomas Memorial Baptist Church's “Live-It” basketball program ended its season with an awards banquet.
Retired U. S. Navy Chief Gunner’s Mate Jimmy Lee “Noonie” Huntley, 51, passed unexpectedly in Jacksonville on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. Services celebrating his life are at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015 at Bethel Baptist Institutional Church in Jacksonville, Florida.
Full military burial honors will follow in Jacksonville National Cemetery. Viewing-visitation was 5-7 p.m., Wednesday at J.E. Fraline and Sons of Jacksonville, (904) 924-9400.
A 24-year U. S. Navy veteran, treasuring his love and legacy are: his son, Dominic Huntley of Glasgow, Scotland; wife, Alice Hearld Huntley of Jacksonville, Florida; mother, Rossie Huntley of Havana, Florida; two brothers, Willie Frazier of Memphis, Tennessee and Bejamin Fraizier of West Hempstead, New York; sister, Catherine Frazier Allison of Havana, Florida; and a host of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his sister, Mattie Frazier Chambers.
Norman Hayden Vause, 87, of Havana, FL passed away Thursday, February 26, 2015 at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.
The Private Family Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday March 1, 2015 at Faith Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Tony Kelly officiating. Faith Funeral Home in Havana is in charge of arrangements. (850-539-4300 or www.faithfuneralhome.com)
Mr. Vause was born August 24, 1927 in Crawfordville, FL, the son of the late Chester Vause and the late Ethel Carraway Chester. Mr. Vause was the owner/operator of Industrial Heating and Air for over 30 years in Tallahassee. He was a U S Army veteran. He was a family man. Who loved his daughters and grandchildren.
He is survived by his daughters Vickie Vause Savage (Harry) and Cathy Vause Boatright ( Bobby) all of Havana, FL. His sister Nona Reeder of Bonifay, FL.
Preceded in death by his wife of 36 years Barbara Searing Vause; his son Norman Hayden (Butch) Vause, Jr. and a daughter Barbara-Jean Vause.
Tallahassee Community College trustees and president Jim Murdaugh traveled to Washington to participate in the National Legislative Summit hosted by the Association of Community College Trustees.
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