Author Archives: Christopher Henderson

Crestview Police Department Obtains Accreditation (with video)

November 1, 2016 CRESTVIEW — After more than three years of intensive agency-wide effort, the Crestview Police Department became officially accredited Oct. 26 during a meeting of the Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission. The Crestview Police Department and the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office are the only two accredited departments of the seven law enforcement agencies in the county. Crestview Police ...

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Two Injured in Early Sunday Morning Shooting

October 31, 2016 Wright, FL – Two people were injured in a shooting early Sunday morning at Oakdale Village Mobile Home Park off Gibson Road. Their wounds are not considered life-threatening. Around 5:30 a.m. the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office received at least three calls of people reporting hearing multiple shots fired in the area. Deputies responded and immediately set up ...

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The Big Top is Coming to Crestview November 10-13

October 31, 2016 Crestview, FL – The Big Top is coming to Crestview, FL on November 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th with two shows Thursday through Saturday and one on Sunday. Loomis Brothers Circus will be at the Old Spanish Trail Park located at the intersection of Industrial Dr and Stillwell Blvd behind the Crerstview Police Department. The following are ...

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Time to get rid of Chinese Tallow Trees (with audio)

by Jennifer Bearden Chinese Tallow, also known as the Popcorn Tree, was introduced in the US over 200 years ago.  Ben Franklin sent seeds over in 1772.  Although Franklin was blamed for the invasion of popcorn trees in the US Gulf Coast, scientists performed genetic testing and have concluded that the blame actually lies with federal biologists who imported some ...

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Scary Things are Happening in Our Landscapes this Halloween (with audio)

October 30, 2016 The reality of what happens deep down in the darkness of a fire ant mound hidden to human eyes or in the tunnels of a mole cricket where only creepy crawly things dare to enter may be too scary to believe. University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences along with USDA introduced a tiny South ...

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Equine Nutrition Seminar at the Baker Area Recreation Association on Thursday, November 3rd

October 30, 2016 Baker, FL – The Baker Feed and Country Store and Mid-South Feeds will be hosting a Equine Nutrition Seminar this Thursday, November 3rd, at 6:30 pm at the Baker Area Recreation Association. The “Back to Basics” seminar will feature Jennifer Bearden, AG Agent for Okaloosa County Extension Agent for University of Florida and Steve Ward of Mid-South ...

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Gulf Coast Small Farms Field Day – November 17 in Jay, FL

October 30, 2016   Join us on Thursday, November 17th at the West Florida Research and Education Center (4253 Experiment Drive, Jay) for the Fall Gulf Coast Small Farms Field Day. Registration starts at 7:45, with informational sessions and tours starting at 8:00 am. The following topics will be covered include: Using Protected Agriculture and Hydroponics to Meet Demand for High Value Specialty ...

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A Convicted Felon in Pensacola is Now Behind Bars and Authorities Seized Cash, Drugs and A Firearm

October 30, 2016 The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Pensacola man for possession marijuana with intent to sell, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. On 10/27/16, members of the ECSO special investigations unit along with the ECSO SWAT team served a search warrant at the home of Tennis Standless Woods, located ...

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Human Remains Found by Work Crew on Interstate 10 in Santa Rosa County

October 30, 2016 Work crews performing work on Interstate 10 approximately .3 mile west of exit 26 located what they believed to be human remains on Friday evening.  These remains were in a wooded area adjacent to the fence line. Santa Rosa Deputies were contacted and confirmed the remains were human.  They were skeletonized and there was no indication of ...

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Suspect Identified In DeFuniak Springs Armed Robbery

October 30, 2016 DeFuniak Springs, Fla— Walton County Sheriff’s Office has identified a suspect in an armed robbery Thursday night in DeFuniak Springs. Lucas Lorenzo Williams, 31, is being sought by Walton County Sheriff’s Office investigators following an incident at 199 Wilderness Trace. The victim told investigators Williams and one other suspect held him at gun point, took his wallet ...

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