Volunteer tutors needed for literacy program

cbreaux@kentsmith.biz A literacy aid program that helps illiterate adults learn to read and write is seeking volunteers to tutor students. The program will be held in Vernon at 2808 Yellow Jacket Drive.  “We are in the throes of trying to bring in younger blood, especially tutors,” program president Mary Ann Pelletier said.  The program has…

Fire services could return to Caryville 
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Fire services could return to Caryville 

cbreaux@kentsmith.biz After being dormant for an extended period, a fire department could be starting back up in Caryville. Retired Panama City firefighter Troy Cunningham proposed providing fire services in the town again during a City Council meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 14. Cunningham lives in Vernon and has run a couple of calls in Caryville. “I’ve…