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Wildcats roll over Bradford 43-6

Wide receiver Michael Boone set a new Baker County High School single game receiving record to help the Wildcats blow out the visiting Bradford Tornadoes 43-6 September 6 at Memorial Stadium.

Mr. Boone hauled in eight receptions for 211 yards to break former Wildcat Kendrick Singleton’s previous mark. The majority of his yards came on three huge touchdown passes of 67, 68 and 35 yards from quarterback Jacob Carter.

The defense was just as impressive in the game and shut down Bradford’s offense throughout the contest. The defense recorded multiple sacks and interceptions and kept the Tornadoes from mounting any kind of productive offense.

The Wildcats will look to continue their winning ways when they host Crescent City at Memorial Stadium September 13.

See next week’s edition of The Baker County Press for a full report from the game.


Land owners wince at mining ban

The Baker County Conservation Alliance has a perfect batting average so far, waging two successful grass roots campaigns to kill plans for a medical waste incinerator north of US 90 last year and a sand mine on duPont’s property east of SR 228 in July.

But the citizens group is meeting stiff resistance to its latest tactic ­— convincing the county to prohibit sand mining entirely. Some of the county’s largest landowners are kicking up a ruckus.

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Clay law firm selected board counsel

Baker County commissioners won’t have just one attorney to rely on in the future for legal advice and guidance. They’ll have an entire law firm with decades of experience dealing with complex local government issues, including land use, zoning and development.

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