GADSDEN COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS
And the winners are ...
High speed chase results in arrest
Ron Christopher Howard, 23, of Midway, is now in jail following a high speed chase in a stolen car last week.
PARACHUTING FOR PARKINSON’S
It was a day made for flying and those at the Quincy-Gadsden airport heard the buzz of many engines starting up as flyers of all types took to the air.
Havana man charged with arson of home
A fire at 105 Earnest Johnson Road just south of Havana has landed one man in jail.
County will take building for free!
Tallahassee Community College (TCC) has made a proposal to sell the W.A. Woodham Center (sheriff’s office building) to the county.
Panthers beat Sneads in jamboree
"It was just a quarter of play, but I thought we did pretty good," said West Gadsden head football coach Joey Striplin about his team’s play in Friday night’s football jamboree in Sneads.
Tough night in Cottondale for Bobcats
Munroe's football team went to Cottondale last Thursday night to compete in a three-team jamboree.
EAST GADSDEN LOSES AT PENSACOLA WASHINGTON
Pre-season football play didn’t go well for the East Gadsden Jaguar team.
Reverend Dan J. Clemons, Sr.
The conclusion of funeral services for the Reverend Dan J. Clemons, Sr. will be held on Sunday, August 31st , 3PM at the New Jerusalem M. B. Church in Havana, where Pastor Julius Harris in the Shepherd. Pastor Matthew Bryant of the St. John A. M. E Church, Quincy will deliver the Eulogy. The Interment will be held at Hopewell A. M.E. Church Cemetery in Havana, FL.
Reverend Dan J. Clemons, Sr., 79 passed on Sunday, August 17th in Tampa, FL after toiling with an extensive illness. Dan J. Clemons, Sr. was born on June 1, 1935 and grew up in the Havana (Hwy 12)/Gadsden County area where he was educated, started his Christian walk, worked in many capacities and strived as a man for many years. In the late 1970s he and his then family moved to Haines City/Polk County area where he served as Pastor of the New Beulah M. B. Church. Again Reverend Dan J. Clemons, Sr. worked in many capacities and strived for many, many years and then retired. In June, 2010 after his 75th birthday he moved back to his beloved “Havana” where he reacquainted himself with old family and friends along with new ones. Due to his failing health in June of this year, Dan J. Clemons, Sr. moved with his youngest daughter back to the Polk County area.
Reverend Dan J. Clemons led a full and blessed life with his family, co-workers, church members and friends. Memories of him will be cherished by his sister Erma L. “Bit” Waiters, his children, his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of sorrowing family and friends near and far.
Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the Holmes Funeral Directors of Haines City, FL, 863-419-2700, www.holmesfd.com.
Humbly submitted by Mrs. Mildred Michelle Clemons-Youmans, daughter.
Ben Bates, a Pensacola golfer and native of Havana, finished tied for 14th in the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open held last weekend at the En-Joie Golf Club in Edicott, NY. Golfing great Bernhard Langer won the Senior Champions Tour event.
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ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL?
Whether you are or you aren’t, it’s here! This week will mark the final tune-up for high school teams in Florida before the “real” games start on August 29. Our three local teams have these plans:
Munroe will travel to Cottondale on Thursday night for two halves of action. The Bobcats, under head coach Jimmy Harris, will take on Cottondale in the first half and North Bay Haven in the second half. Kickoff at 7:00 EST. [Full Story »]
Now comes the week I do my annual college preview column, where I predict what I think will happen in the upcoming season. I and many others are thankful that the season kick-off is just a week away.
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