Abandoned dogs rescued from makeshift crate  
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Abandoned dogs rescued from makeshift crate  

  Nthompson@kentsmith.biz An alarming sight along a highway in Westville got the attention of many on Oct. 30.  A large dog crate was left stuffed full of puppies with a handmade sign reading, ‘Free puppies or killed tomorrow.’  Some drivers thought it was a Halloween gag. Others became concerned when they saw puppies inside.   One…

New Bonifay Feed and Seed owners aim to make store one-stop outdoor shop 
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New Bonifay Feed and Seed owners aim to make store one-stop outdoor shop 

  cbreaux@kentsmith.biz A month into assuming ownership of the historic business, married couple and new Bonifay Feed and Seed owners Cody and Andraea Raffield have seen longtime customers trickle back in. The Raffields assumed ownership of the feed store-which has been around for decades-on Sept. 1. The couple, who are from Panama City and were previously…

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Animals in entertainment: is our amusement worth their suffering?

  By Destra Moses The inhumane use of animals in entertainment is pervasive and includes but is not limited to bullfights, elephant rides, lion walks, cockfights, and marine and land wildlife ‘performances.’  As animal advocates, let’s stop taking part in this mistreatment.  Facts about the use of animals for entertainment: Bullfights are not ‘fair fights’…