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NEWS Washington County Wednesday, OCTOBER 23, 2013 For the latest breaking news, visit CHIPLEYPAPER.COM IN BRIEF w w w. c h i p l e y p a p e r. c o m Vernon downs Graceville in district play, A6 50¢ Volume 90, Number 55 NFCH to offer stroke victim care Gulf Coast Medical Center offers care through robots, telemedicine Light the Night By RANDAL SEYLER BONIFAY — The First United Methodist Church of Bonifay’s annual Light the Night Celebration will be 5-7 p.m. Oct. 31 at the corner of Virginia Avenue and Oklahoma Street. Light the Night is a Christian alternative for typical Halloween activities. Children are invited to enjoy trunk or treat, games, face painting, food and fun. Activities are free. with Gulf Coast Medical Center in Panama City, and Daniel Dunlap, hospital outreach director with See the RP-VITA robot Hospital Corporation of America and other versions at www. in Tallahassee, met with the NFCH Board of Directors on Oct. 15 to explain the program, which will allow neurologists in Panama City to inAndy Long, director of neuro- teract with and treat stroke victims science and telehealth services brought to the Chipley hospital. ON THE WEB 638-0212 | @WCN_HCT CHIPLEY — Northwest Florida Community Hospital is teaming up with Gulf Coast Medical Center to offer area stroke victims a faster treatment option through the use of telemedicine and robots. “There isn’t anywhere in the stretch along Interstate 10 from Tallahassee to Pensacola that offers stroke care, which means stroke victims from Jackson, Holmes or Washington counties have to be taken to Panama City, a 50-minute trip,” Dunlap told the board. See STROKE A2 FESTIVAL FRENZY Trunk or Treat CHIPLEY — Trunk or Treat will be 4-6 p.m. Oct. 26 at Pals Park. Vendors will set up on the soccer fields no later than 3 p.m. For details, call Barbara James at 638-1347. FILE PHOTO Howl-o-ween this weekend at Seacrest Wolf Preserve Bonifay Trick-orTreat Bonifay’s Trick-orTreat will be 5-7 p.m. Oct. 31. Haunted Forest CARYVILLE — Caryville’s Haunted Forest is open from 8-11 p.m. Oct. 26 and Oct. 2831 at 750 Wrights Creek Road. The trail is ¼ mile long with 10 stops to trick-or-treat. For more information, find Caryville’s Haunted Forest on Facebook. Fall Festival Special to Halifax Media Group RANDAL SEYLER | The News The chickens were a popular attraction at Saturday’s Fall Into History Festival in Chipley. It was a busy weekend for festivals in Washington County with the Vernon High School Band holding its annual car show in Wausau and the Washington County Historical Society holding its Fall Into History Festival, in conjunction with the Chipley Garden Club’s Scarecrow Contest, all on Saturday. For more photos of the events, see Pages A5 and B1. Wilson birthday banquet set for Friday CARYVILLE — The Caryville Volunteer Fire Department will have a Fall Festival at the fire department on Saturday, Oct. 26. Special to the News INDEX Opinion ............................... A4 Sports ................................. A6 Extra................................... B1 Obituaries ........................... B3 Faith ................................... B4 Classifieds ........................... B5 Phone: 850-638-0212 Web site: Fax: 850-638-4601 CHIPLEY — The Rev. Price Wilson will turn 90 on Friday, and family, friends and community leaders will turn out for a banquet held in his honor at 6 p.m. at the Washington County Agricultural Center. Wilson has been active not only in the faith community as pastor and president of the Congress of Christian Education, Second West Florida Missionary Baptist Association Marianna, but also in the educational, political and civic communities. During the time of segregation, he was a principal and teacher at St. Mary Elementary School in Caryville for 19 years, as well as assistant principal at Chipley High School for 14 years and Washington-Holmes Vocational Technical Center for three years at the time of integration. Wilson also served for CHIPLEY — Seacrest Wolf Preserve has announced its 12th annual Howl-o-ween event, which will be Oct. 25-27 at the Seacrest Wolf Preserve, 3449 Bonnett Pond Road, with free entry at the gate. No reservations will be required for Howl-o-ween, wolf encounter tours or primitive camping. Friday, Oct. 25 Gates open at 1 p.m. for visitors to check out the gifts shop. For those who are interested in primitive camping, a Get Acquainted Bonfire and Howl with the Wolves will be that evening. Saturday, Oct. 26 SPECIAL TO THE NEWS The Rev. Price Wilson, seated at left, will be honored Friday with a banquet celebrating his 90th birthday. 23 years on the Chipley City Council. The keynote speaker at the banquet will be the Rev. Dr. Bartholomew Banks, president of the Progressive Missionary and Educational Baptist State Convention of Florida. Tickets for the banquet are $25. For more information or for tickets, call Katherleen Nelson at 638-8669. Gates and gift shop open at 9:30 a.m. and wolf encounter tours start at 10 a.m. with another tour happening every 45 minutes. Non-digital disposable cameras are required, and long pants, closed-toe shoes and sleeved shirts must be worn. No one under age 6 is allowed on wolf encounter tours, but all ages are allowed on the small animal adventure. The wolf encounter tour flows directly into the small animal adventure, where participants will have hands on opportunities with skunks, gray foxes, arctic foxes, raccoons and Pecos the coyote. Meet Sunny Hills Bill the groundhog, and frolic with the two 2013 wolf pups. The small animal adventure may be experienced along with the wolf tour or can be reserved separately. Hayrides will begin at 10 a.m. and continue until 5 p.m. See HOWL-O-WEEN A3 Connect with us 24/7 Get breaking news, videos, expanded stories, photo galleries, opinions and more... We bring it home! @WCN_HCT 5017219 CHipleypaper.Com

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