Senior citizens in Holmes County got to enjoy a lunch and Christmas festivities through an event hosted by the Holmes Council on Aging.
The event was called “A Vintage Christmas” and held at Gully Springs Baptist Church in Bonifay on Friday, Dec. 8. The event was open to people 60 years of age and older.
The food was prepared and served by the Holmes County High School Culinary Department, while local broadcast journalist Neysa Semmler entertained everyone with Christmas songs–and got the seniors to sing along in some instances.
Remember Snoopy from the Peanuts cartoon? He was a beagle and he could do all kinds of things. He flew an airplane against the Red Baron, and he was Charlie Brown’s best friend. Not saying I can do all the things he could do. But I am a beagle, and what I can offer…
BONIFAY – The Northwest Florida Championship Rodeo was held this past weekend, October 7-9 at Memorial Field in Bonifay.Â The rodeo included all the eventsÂ one would expect to see, such as barrel racing, bull riding and the kid favorite Â“mutton busting.Â”Â Each night hosted a different theme, Kids Night, Military Appreciation Night and Tough…
CHIPLEY Â– From trailblazer to patriot, Jeanne Betts of Chipley has held many titles in her lifetime. On Tuesday, April 6, 2021, she added one more: Centenarian. Betts commemorated her 100th birthday at Northwest Florida Community HospitalÂ’s third floor Skilled Nursing Unit with cake, presents, and a visit from her daughters, Mary Betts Syfrett and Peggy Betts….
email@example.com There are fire departments in Holmes County ‘running double the calls’ of other departments with comparatively less funding, Ponce de Leon Fire Chief Doug Remmel said during a Holmes County Board of County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Remmel asked commissioners to figure out how to dole out more funding. ‘Last year,…
The latest unemployment numbers for Florida are in. The September unemployment rate for Holmes County was 3.4%. With a total labor force of 7,443, the unemployment level is 251. Holmes County was ranked 31st out of 67 Florida counties in terms of the unemployment rate. The September rate is the same as the August…
firstname.lastname@example.org Due to the rural nature of Holmes County, residents in the area may not always have the quickest internet speeds or best internet access. That is expected to eventually change. Local internet provider Tritech Wireless, LLC dba Tritech Fiber-based in Holmes County-is working on the first of four projects intended to develop broadband…
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