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Obituaries for the week of January 24, 2018
Robert K. Goforth Robert K. Goforth, Lt. Col. USMC (Ret), age 81, of Walnut Hill, Fla., passed away Monday, January 15, 2018. He was born in Snow, Okla. to the late Guy Charles and Eura Bell Goforth. He attended Oklahoma State University. He served in the USMC serving in Vietnam; he served as Air Operations Officer on the USS Guam; was Squadron commander of HMM 264 and worked at Headquarters…
Fla. troopers chase trucker into Alabama
Alabama and Florida authorities continued into Wednesday their search for a truck driver who bypassed an Interstate 10 weigh station and led a Florida Highway Patrol officer on a chase that carried into neighboring Baldwin County. According to a press release issued by Lt. Eddie Elmore, FHP Commercial Vehicle Enforcement troopers were monitoring commercial vehicle traffic near I-10’s mile marker 3 from the median at the weigh station to ensure…
Escambia Academy notice
School is CANCELLED for tomorrow, Jan. 17, due to the severe winter weather predicted for tonight and tomorrow. The plans are at this time for school to resume on Thursday, Jan. 18. Due to the severe cold weather that is forecast for the rest of the week, EA will continue to have a relaxed dress code when school resumes. Please dress students for warmth.
Public schools closed Wednesday
Escambia County Superintendent of Education released the following: All Escambia County Public Schools (Alabama) will be closed Wednesday, January 17, 2018, due to a severe winter weather advisory.  A decision will be made tomorrow about school for Thursday. Please monitor your local media and our web-site and face book post for updates.  Please stay safe during this severe weather.  Thank you for your patience.