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2018 Navarre High School Homecoming Court

2018 Navarre High School Homecoming Court

Navarre High School has announced its Homecoming Court for 2018. Members of the Senior Court are David Melega, Garon Finley, Dante Wright, Nathan Lovell, Cody Register, Preston Stricklin, Chloe Reaves, Sydney Gracey, Megan Rudman, Ashley Becklund, Alexie Scroggins and Kanoka Palmer. Navarre will play Pine Forest at their Homecoming game this Friday at 7:30 p.m. […]

Meeting the challenge at 73

Meeting the challenge at 73

Glenn Marr is 73 and works out two hours a day, five days a week. That’s intense, even for those who hit the gym frequently. “As long as I can do it, I’m going to do it,” Marr said of his routine. “We don’t last forever. Whatever I want to do, I am able to […]

Smile and take a selfie to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s

Smile and take a selfie to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s

Selfies are often used for fun but SYNERGY HomeCare is using them for a good cause. Throughout September, anyone 65 years of age or older can take a selfie and post it on SYNERGY’s Facebook page. For every Senior Selfie that is posted, SYNERGY will make a $5 donation to the Alzheimer’s Association. SYNERGY is […]

Hurd proves age is simply a number

Hurd proves age is simply a number

John Hurd is told someone called him the Usain Bolt of the Senior Games because every time he runs a race he seems to prevail much the way the famed Olympic sprinter does. Maybe the comparison does end at their love for sprinting but Hurd, who laughs at the comparison, has quite a resume, winning […]

Fitness and fun part of Senior Games success

Fitness and fun part of Senior Games success

Staying active as you age can be a challenge but the Senior Games of Pensacola provides an opportunity for those 50 and older to get exercise and have fun at the same time. The 25th edition of the event, which is sponsored by Humana, kicks off in early September and takes place over a two-week […]

Navarre senior avoids becoming grandparent phone scam victim

Navarre senior avoids becoming grandparent phone scam victim

Jane Mullis was at home Wednesday afternoon when she received a phone call from her grandson. At least she thought it was her grandson. “When I answered the phone he said ‘Hi grandma, this is your oldest grandson, don’t you recognize my voice?’” Mullis said. She told him there was too much static but proceeded […]

Choose to make your life great

Choose to make your life great

Alejandro Alvarez’s graduation speech Well Good Afternoon Ladies and gentlemen, for those of you who don’t know me, My name is Alejandro Alvarez, I’m a senior at Navarre High School and well today I Graduate. Surprise! But before I begin I would like to thank some certain people and really express my gratitude to them […]

The Story of a Lifetime

The Story of a Lifetime

An 86-year-old resident of Navarre, Maj. Robert M. Fletcher Sr., has seen more of the world than most people could see in two lifetimes. Fletcher served his county honorably in the United States Air Force for an exciting and adventurous 25 years; years of active duty which included tours in both the Korean and Vietnam […]

Three area scouts attain coveted Eagle Scout goal

Three area scouts attain coveted Eagle Scout goal

Alejandro Alvarez took a moment Thursday night to let the feeling sink in that he was an Eagle Scout. The words to describe the feeling weren’t easy to come by for the Navarre High School senior just as the trail to earning the highest rank in Boy Scouts is not an easy one to stay […]

Holley Navarre Senior Center solves mystery

Holley Navarre Senior Center solves mystery

To a sold-out crowd on Feb. 6, the Holley Navarre Senior Center Mystery Dinner Theater group gave a rousing performance of the murder mystery “‘Pasta, Passion and Pistols.” The center was transformed into a little Italian restaurant in Little Italy, N.Y. for the play. Restaurant owner Pepi Roni was shot in the back and the […]

Miss Kim shares stories of traveling life

Miss Kim shares stories of traveling life

Kim Fenger sits back in a comfortable chair inside her room at The Beacon in Gulf Breeze and recalls a time when the world was a much different place. Known as Miss Kim to family and friends, Fenger was born in Korea in 1932 and remembers growing up in a country that was under the […]