Author Archives: Christopher Henderson

Ray Stevens, Jeannie Seely, Brenda Lee & Ben Folds Inducted Into Music City Walk of Fame

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 The Music City Walk of Fame inducted four new members—Ben Folds, Brenda Lee, Jeannie Seely and Ray Stevens—during a ceremony on Aug. 21. The Music City Walk of Fame—created in 2006—is a tribute to artists of all genres who have contributed to the world through song and made a significant contribution to the music industry with ...

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Loretta Lynn Announces Sept. 28 Release Date of New Album, “Wouldn’t It Be Great”

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 More than 15 months after suffering a stroke in May 2017, Loretta Lynn has announced plans to release her new studio album, Wouldn’t It Be Great, on Sept. 28. The album was originally slated to drop in August 2017, but Loretta’s recovery rightfully took priority. “This new record means so much to me, but this last year I ...

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Monday Evening Traffic Crash Slows Traffic, Sending One Victim to Hospital by Helicopter.

Monday August 21 A two vehicle traffic crash that occurred Monday evening on E James Lee Blvd near the intersection of Industrial Drive blocked traffic for a short time while one driver had to be cut out of their vehicle. According to the Crestview Fire Department’s Public Information Officer, Corey Winkler, Firefighters form station one responded the crash that resulted ...

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Crestview Man Charged with Sexually Assaulting Juvenile 25 Years Ago

August 20, 2018 A Crestview man has been arrested on charges he sexually molested a young girl over a period ranging from 1993 to 1996. The 35 year old victim, informed investigators 61 year old Bobby Jelks Wilson Jr. started sexually assaulting her on a daily basis starting in 1993 and it continued for approximately 3 years. The victim who ...

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FWC Division of Law Enforcement Weekly Report July 27 – August 2, 2018

Bay County Officers Hayes and Scott were on vessel patrol in St. Andrews Bay when they checked a vessel coming in from offshore. The officers found that the operator was in possession of three undersized triggerfish during the closed season. Citations were issued for the violations. Jackson County Lieutenant Allen was on patrol near a landowner’s cornfield when he heard ...

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Equine Infectious Anemia is Still a Concern for Horse Owners (with audio)

August 20, 2018 by Jennifer Bearden Sometimes we can get complacent and forget why we do things.  A Coggins test in horses is one of those things.  We know that it is a requirement in Florida to have a current negative Coggins test (within the last 12 months) in order to: Move horses within the state, Move horses out of the ...

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Mobile Woman Rams Ex-Boyfriends Car in Destin

Monday August 20, 2018 The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Mobile Alabama woman on multiple charges after she repeatedly rammed her ex-boyfriend’s vehicle on Highway 98. 31-year old Sherelle Triplett is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, battery, child neglect without great harm, driving with a suspended license, and felony criminal mischief. Triplett’s ex-boyfriend says Triplett spotted ...

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Master Naturalist Classes a Perfect Fit for Gardening Enthusiasts

August 10, 2018 by Carrie Stevenson For many Floridians, gardening is a window into learning the cycles of the natural world. Understanding pollination, distinguishing beneficial insects from harmful ones, creating compost, or knowing what time of year to apply iron supplements are important for a gardener to be successful. While we have our share of campers, hikers, and kayakers, over the ...

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Wasps Benefit the Garden

August 2, 2018 by Larry Williams I respect the fact that wasps can sting when threatened or disturbed. But I also respect the fact that they are beneficial. Every time I’ve been stung by wasps, I either accidentally disturbed a nest that I didn’t know was there or I intentionally disturbed the nest and paid the price. Paper wasps are common ...

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Willie Nelson’s 2018 Farm Aid Concert to Air on AXS TV on Sept. 22 With Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson, Kacey Musgraves & More

August 16, 2018 The 2018 Farm Aid benefit concert will take place Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Xfinity Theatre in Hartford, Conn. In addition to performances from founders Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and board member Dave Matthews, the lineup includes Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson, Kacey Musgraves, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Jamey Johnson, Margo Price and Lukas Nelson & ...

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