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Jayvee girls close out season

Taylor County High School’s junior varsity girls’ soccer team is winding down their short season this week, as they enter their last game with a record of 1-2-1. The JV…

Sheriff: No more unsupervised trustees

Due to an ongoing problem of illegal contraband being smuggled into the jail, Taylor County Sheriff Wayne Padgett has informed the county he can no longer allow inmate “trustees” to…

‘The Commuter’ can’t stay on the tracks with lazy script, bad effects

‘The Commuter’ can’t stay on the tracks with lazy script, bad effects

By MARK VIOLA Ever since 2008’s “Taken,” actor Liam Neeson has become the go-to-guy for films about an older man facing a dangerous situation, but who ultimately has the skills…

Deadline for 2018 MoonPie Princess Pageant is Jan. 26

Parents are reminded that the deadline to enter this year’s MoonPie Princess Pageant is Friday, Jan. 26. The pageant, held in conjunction with the Florida State Bluegrass Festival, is open…

Big Bend Brewfest tickets on sale now

Tickets are on sale now for the Perry Rotary Club’s first Big Bend Brewfest planned Saturday, March 3, at Rosehead Park from 5-8 p.m. The entry fee is $25 per…

Blount’s TD carries Philadelphia Eagles to next round of playoffs

LeGarrette Blount rushed just nine times for only 19 yards, but scored the Philadelphia Eagles’ only touchdown in their 15-10 win over the Atlanta Falcons in the Divisional Round of…

‘The Post’ is an excellent film about journalism and the role of the press

‘The Post’ is an excellent film about journalism and the role of the press

By MARK VIOLA If there was an all-too-common occurrence with movies in 2017, it was projects with accomplished directors and stellar casts turning into disasters, including “The Circle,” “The Snowman”…

Coxwell is first Adult Education student in state to receive award

Coxwell is first Adult Education student in state to receive award

Taylor County’s Glen Coxwell became the first Adult Education student in the state to receive the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) “Commissioner’s Leadership Award” during a ceremony held at the…

Teal in the Park, Small Business Jan. 27

Rosehead Park is in for an event-filled Saturday on Jan. 27. There will be live music, guest speakers, good food, shopping, snow cones, a bounce house, a book signing and…

Barbara Ann Russell

Barbara Ann Russell, 72, died Jan. 15, 2018, in Eridu at her home surrounded by her family. Barbara was born Oct. 24, 1945, in Shady Grove to Luther Wilson and…