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Something to Cook About - The Baker, the Bug & the Banana Bread too!

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CHS ICON-COACH CHRIS OBERT

CHS ICON-COACH CHRIS OBERT

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County to meet with top candidate on salary

County to meet with top candidate o…

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Marianna City Commission opts to stay with JCDC

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Idus Hartsfield - Mentor, Friend to all

Idus Hartsfield - Mentor, Friend to…

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Jeff Johnson – Coach, Mentor, Legend in his own time

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Jackson County is wild about its educators

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Commissioners interview for county administrator

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Jackson County History

Jackson County History

Chipola Historical Trust, Inc. is a non-profit organization composed of volunteers who are dedicated to preservation and restoration of historical properties and memorabilia in the Jackson County area.

The organization is the only group which is totally dedicated to historical projects. They are responsible for purchasing and erecting historical markers, getting qualified properties designated as a National Historical Register property, and generally educating the public in historic matters.

Downtown Marianna North Side of the Central Block

Marianna has changed a great deal over the years, but some areas have changed very little. Today we would like to key in on the north side of the central block of downtown. We have shown old photographs of Jefferson Davis Smith’s Buggy and Wagon shop, the boys standing in…
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Reminiscing - Pebs Turkey Story

Rerun from the December 6 2006 edition of the Jackson County Times. The steam locomotive pulling the “Railway Wild West Show” puffed to a stop in Sneads. Circus roustabouts unloaded horses and covered wagons. Indians, cowboys, and an older man with a white beard waved to the crowd. The handbills…
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The Flying Machine

Rerun From February 14, 2007 It’s the early 1900’s. Imagine that you are alone in a remote small field in Jackson County. Without a sound, a strange machine comes down from the sky and careens to a crash landing. A figure resembling a human slowly emerges and looks toward you…
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Gene Talmage

November 15, 2006 Times Edition The mid-term election is over. You probably won some and lost some, which puts you in the same boat with everybody else. Now, we need to grin and bear it, and move on. As the curtain closes on the current political season, I close this…
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The Russ House Story

Joseph Russ built The Russ House in 1892-1895 for him and his mother as his father had died in 1883. Sadly, she only lived two years after the house was completed. In the next 100 years, FIVE generations of the Russ Family would live in the house! Joseph Russ’s father…
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Reminiscing Nature

October 25, 2006 Times Edition At the end of his career, Albert Einstein was asked to identify the most complex subject that he had ever tried to understand. The group of newsmen settled in for a long and complicated reply. The one-word answer from the genius was: "Nature". The reporters…
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