Knights of Pythias donate bikes

Date: 12/09/2010

More than 20 county children will be riding in style this holiday season thanks to the Knights of Pythias, North Florida Child Development, Inc. and the Gulf Correctional Institution. The... Read more >>

Knights and Bikes

Date: 12/03/2010

Clarence Monette and Frankie Fennell arrived at the Port St. Joe fire station last Monday with a special delivery. Inside the bed of a pick-up truck, they carried 25 used tricycles and bicycles. Some... Read more >>

Supreme Chancellor Benjamin L. Hooks dead at 85

Date: 04/15/2010

Benjamin L. Hooks, a champion of minorities and longtime Supreme Chancellor of the Knights of Pythias has died. He was 85. In his last keynote speech to the Knights of Pythias and the Court... Read more >>

Book dedication ceremony honors African-American heroes

Date: 03/18/2010

In dedicating a four-volume reference set of historical African-American obituaries, Clarence Monette answered a question that has long confounded area residents. “Many people have asked... Read more >>

Obituaries preserve community's history

Date: 03/04/2010

Having spent the past two years compiling historical African-American obituaries for a four-volume reference set, Clarence Monette can appreciate a little gallows humor. As he thumbed... Read more >>

The Dearly Departed

Date: 09/25/2009

"To let people know from whence they came." Clarence Monette had this mission in mind when he embarked on an ambitious post-retirement project. Inspired by a box of funeral programs shown... Read more >>