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PIT maneuver brings pursuit to end in Holmes County
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PIT maneuver brings pursuit to end in Holmes County

All hands were on deck Thursday afternoon as a pursuit came to an end on State Road 79 north of Bonifay and resulted in the arrest of two people from Cincinnati. The chase started in Bay County in pursuit of a Chevrolet Impala driven by Jerome Henderson and passenger, Cheyenne Swartz.  The chase traveled through…

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Gardner found guilty, given two life sentences

It only took a Holmes County jury 37 minutes to find 51-year-old Latorish Antonio Gardner guilty on all four counts he was facing in the murder of Derek Thompson and attempted murder of Mariah Maps. The jury unanimously found Garder guilty of second-degree murder with a firearm, attempted first-degree murder with a firearm, shooting into…

Urquhart for Mayor

I was born and raised in Bonifay and attended Bonifay schools. I am a retired combat disabled veteran and federal agent with an MBA degree from an accredited university. But I am not here to expound on my past careers or education. I would rather speak to the problems with our city government and some…


How much does it mean to you?

R.A. Tea Mathews | Guest Columnist All the Black men I know call one another “brothers.” In the early church, Paul referred to Christians as “brothers.” However, in my church, “brothers” mean something entirely different. Say that word and everyone knows who you mean—Mark, Merrel, and Michael, born two years apart. Older members call them…

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