Retiring captain leaves lasting impact on Navarre cadets

Retiring captain leaves lasting impact on Navarre cadets

The passage of time hasn’t lessened the impact Capt. Mark Eubanks has had on the life of Sarah Pena and so many others like her who have gone through the Navy Junior ROTC program at Navarre. Pena, now a kindergarten teacher at West Navarre Primary, recalls a moment that provides a great glimpse of Eubanks […]

Rengert soars to the top of her class

Rengert soars to the top of her class

Britney Rengert still remembers how nervous she was as a freshman at Navarre and feels like that first day of high school wasn’t all that long ago. “It feels like it could have been yesterday,” Rengert said. Four years have gone by in seemingly the snap of a finger and Rengert is set to walk […]

Richuitto honored to be salutatorian

Richuitto honored to be salutatorian

There was a time when Laken Richuitto wasn’t sure if she had a shot at being the salutatorian of Navarre’s Class of 2017. “I used to be No. 3,” Richuitto said. “I didn’t think I would get it.” The honor caught her by surprise and she is proud of the accomplishment. “I am proud and […]

Ellisons making difference as grandparents raising grandchildren

Ellisons making difference as grandparents raising grandchildren

Pamela Ellison of Navarre is like a lot of grandparents in this country in that she and her husband, Henry, are the ones responsible for raising their grandchildren. But her story on how the situation came to be is one that will tug at your heart strings. She has been raising her three grandchildren for […]

STEAM celebrates successful second year

STEAM celebrates successful second year

As the second year of STEAM education in the Santa Rosa County school system comes to a close, Superintendent Tim Wyrosdick can say with confidence that the program has exceeded expectations. “We started this with goals to develop students who could facilitate, collaborate and be innovative,” Wyrosdick said. “It has far surpassed our expectations and […]

Ride of Silence sends powerful message

Ride of Silence sends powerful message

Sometimes the most powerful messages are sent without saying a word. The Ride of Silence fits that bill in its effort to honor bicyclists who have been injured or killed. Gathered on the campus of Pensacola State College early Wednesday evening, 155 bicyclists followed a hearse out of the WSRE parking lot as bagpipers played […]

Argos punch ticket to College World Series

Argos punch ticket to College World Series

Hope was fading fast for the West Florida women’s softball team in its NCAA Division II Super Regional showdown with Lee Friday afternoon in Pensacola. Down 4-0 going into the sixth inning and still searching for its first hit of the day, the Argonauts came to life and took this dream season one step further […]

Raiders cap off spring football with win over Patriots

Raiders cap off spring football with win over Patriots

Dante Wright scored three touchdowns and the defense tightened up after allowing an early touchdown as Navarre rolled to a 21-7 win over Pace in its spring game Friday night in Pace. The varsity was on the field for the final two quarters after the junior varsity teams played in the first half. Using a […]

Safety efforts help reduce risks for senior drivers

Safety efforts help reduce risks for senior drivers

Do a Google search on senior citizens and automobile accidents and there is no shortage of hits. The search results fuel debate as to whether or not it’s safe for older drivers to be behind the wheel. Russ Rader of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety notes older drivers often deal with unfair criticism. Read […]

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