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Sports

National Wild Turkey Federation chapter holds banquet June 24

The local chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation, the Yellow Pine Drummers, will hold its hunting heritage banquet on Saturday, June 24, at Forest Capital Hall. Doors…

26 teams compete in district tourney

Twenty-six teams from surrounding counties, with players ranging in ages 8 to 15, gathered in Perry this past weekend in pursuit of a District 6 championship and a…

‘7 vs. 7’ matches continue through summer

The Taylor County High School football team kicked off its summer season June 8 with seven “7 vs. 7” matches taking on Brookwood, Godby, Rickards, East Gasdsen, Suwannee…

Record 219 fish Nauti Tourney

The Nauti-Girls Fishing Tournament in Steinhatchee kicked off Saturday morning with a record-breaking 219 women anglers putting a line in the water. By the end of the one-day…

News

Old DMH to be replaced by assisted living facility?

The former Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH) building has sat vacant for the past 14 years,…

Bulk of FSA scores below state average

As usual, the release of Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) results was a mixed bag for…

Would-be burglar flees after homeowner threatens to call deputies

A resident on Valhalla Ranch Drive had a scare Wednesday when she caught a would-be…

Navy veteran in the fight of his life following triple amputation

Navy veteran in the fight of his life following triple amputation

When Bill Stewart, 73, entered the hospital May 3 for a double by-pass, he planned–if…

Father not charged after shooting son

A Perry man walked home from Tallahassee after being airlifted there Thursday night, June 15,…

Brace for more heavy rain

While Tropical Storm Cindy is forecast to make landfall in either Louisiana or Texas on…

District to see $589,000 gain in state funding

With Gov. Rick Scott signing controversial education bill SB 7069 into law and the Florida…

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Community

The Tuesday Night Group will perform at Food Truck Friday

The Tuesday Night Group will perform at Food Truck Friday

The City of Perry will host its monthly Food Truck Friday on June 23 at Rosehead Park starting at 6 p.m. This month’s offerings include Dany’s Cambodian Cuisine,…

Celebrate the fourth with a mullet toss!

Steinhatchee will hold its annual 4th of July celebration Tuesday, July 4, with a host of activities planned at the Steinhatchee Community Center–including the legendary “Mullet Toss.” Fish…

June 28 is doughnut deadline

The Steinhatchee Boys & Girls Club is currently taking orders for its “Johnson’s Doughnuts” fund-raiser with delivery scheduled for Thursday, June 29, from 7:45-10 a.m. at the school.…

Community yard sale slated Aug. 5

Start cleaning out your closets and garages…the Taylor County Historical Society is coordinating a Community & Back-to-School Yard Sale planned Saturday, Aug. 5, at Rosehead Park from 7…

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…