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#4 Saint Xavier Cougars come back against #17 Tigers

Krolicki tallied 15 points in the win, along with five assists and three steals. Welter finished with 14 points and five assists, going 4-of-9 from three-point range. Meg Knutson (Bay Port HS / Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.) dropped 12 points, and Fanter fini…

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ROLL CALL REPORT

HOUSEFunding to Avert Shutdown: The House on Jan. 18 voted, 230-197, to fund the government from Jan. 20 through Feb. 16 while renewing the Children’s Health Insurance Program for six years. A yes vote was to send the Senate a GOP bill (HR 195) that would keep the government open after Jan. 19.Call for Trump Impeachment: The House on Jan. 19 tabled, 355-66, a measure (H Res 705) that sought to impeach President Trump based on “high […]

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US government shuts down; Dems, GOP blame each other

The shutdown is the first since 2013, when tea party Republicans — in a strategy not unlike the one Schumer is employing now — sought to use a must-pass funding bill to try to force then-President Barack Obama to delay implementation of his marquee health care law.

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WALTON COUNTY SNOWBIRDS: Come join the fun

Come join the fun by registering from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 5, at Faith Assembly Hall at 306 S Geronimo St. in  Miramar Beach. A membership fee of $10 per person buys you friendship, special offers and a chance at door prizes. Dozens of activities (most of them free to members) offer something for everyone. But even better are the new friends you’ll make here in your winter nesting place. Full information can be found at waltoncountysnowbirds.comThe next […]

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WENDY VICTORA: Blinded by the emergency lights

On the night before what will go down in local history as the “second ice storm but mostly just hella cold,” I was driving down Racetrack Road when I noticed a large wreck. There were emergency vehicles and lights flashing on both sides of the road.I couldn’t have missed the accident, but what I did almost miss was a group of firefighters walking across the dark road in front of my car, visible only by reflective patches on the bottom of their pants.My daughter spotted them […]

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DESTIN SNOWBIRDS: So much to do

It was a foot-stomping, knee-slapping old-fashioned hillbilly Tuesday morning as Dennis “Moonshine” Rader introduced his unique performance style to the appreciative Destin snowbirds. The laughter was second only to the thunderous applause as he received a standing ovation. If you missed him or would just like to enjoy more of him, he will be performing at the Destin Community Center Sunday evening, Jan. 21. Tickets are just $10 at the door.Next Tuesday the snowbirds […]