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Sports

Bulldogs fall to Madison, take on Pensacola Catholic March 24

The Taylor County High baseball team fell to Madison Tuesday 13-2 at Perry’s Pace Field. The Bulldogs managed only 3 hits on the day. James Parker’s double drove…

Steinhatchee Fishing Tournament to award $3,500 in prizes March 25

The 16th annual Steinhatchee Community Fishing Tournament is set to go on Saturday, March 25, with more than $3,500 in cash prizes to be given away. The entry…

FWC offers hunter safety course

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering free hunter safety internet-completion courses in four counties in April, including Lafayette County. Students who have taken the…

Pools will open March 15 at St. Marks Refuge for hand launching boats

St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge will open the pools along Lighthouse Rd. (Co. Rd. 59) to hand launch boats with electric trolling motors March 15. The pools remain…

News

17 kilos of cocaine seized at airport

17 kilos of cocaine seized at airport

Local law enforcement agencies seized 17 kilos of cocaine with a potential street value of…

‘I’ll just be Robert, a husband and father’

‘I’ll just be Robert, a husband and father’

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer It was a scene out of every law…

Elections office on the move?

After a 15-month hiatus, work is once again underway to move the Supervisor of Elections…

‘Legal’ pot sends five to hospital

Law enforcement officers and emergency medical services (EMS) responded to five drug overdoses related to…

Hospice dream becomes reality

Hospice dream becomes reality

It started with a question nearly two years ago. Sherwin Odum asked Big Bend Hospice…

Store clerk witnesses brutal attack

A store clerk witnessed a violent encounter between a live-in couple Friday afternoon, reporting she…

New breed of bands takes on bluegrass

New breed of bands takes on bluegrass

The Florida State Bluegrass Festival returns to Forest Capital State Park in two weeks for…

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Community

Six food trucks, free concert at Rosehead Park March 24

Organizers have announced that six food trucks will be featured at tonight’s Food Truck Friday, March 24, at Rosehead Park. Working with the Food Truck Association of Tallahassee,…

Parking lot party is this March 25

Forest Capital Humane Society is partnering with Casa Grande for a parking lot party Saturday, March 25. Live music begins at 6 p.m. and there is a $5…

Are you ready for 15th annual Chili Challenge?

Nearly $500 in cash prizes will be awarded at the 15th annual Taylor County Chili Challenge Saturday, April 8, at Forest Capital Park. The event, held in conjunction…

Pet pantry launches Saturday, April 1

Launching Saturday, April 1, the Forest Capital Humane Society will have a pet pantry that will provide dog and cat food for pet owners who are in need.…

Entertainment

Review: ‘Home for Peculiar Children’ delivers plenty of scary fun

Review: ‘Home for Peculiar Children’ delivers plenty of scary fun

By MARK VIOLA I know I’ve said it before, but I enjoy reading young adult literature, from the popular “Harry Potter”…

Review: ‘Deepwater Horizon’ gives an intense look at 2010 disaster

Review: ‘Deepwater Horizon’ gives an intense look at 2010 disaster

By MARK VIOLA On April 20, 2010, a catastrophic failure aboard the floating Deepwater Horizon oil rig resulted in the country’s…

FSU kicks off theatre season with ‘Seminar’

The School of Theatre at Florida State kicks off its 2016-17 season with “Seminar” by Theresa Rebeck, which opens tonight (Friday)…

Review: ‘Magnificent Seven’ is a fun and action-filled Western adventure

Review: ‘Magnificent Seven’ is a fun and action-filled Western adventure

By MARK VIOLA It would be nice to go a few weeks without using the term remake, but it seems 2016…