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** Business .........................A7 Diversions .....................C7 Local & State ...............B1-7 Obituaries ......................B3 Sports........................C1-6 Viewpoints ....................A6 SATURDAYMostly sunny 79 / 67FRIDAYMostly sunny 80 / 63TODAYMostly sunny 80 / 62 Panama City News Herald Want to subscribe? Call 850-747-5050 LOCAL & STATE | B1OH MY GOSHDeployed dad returns home to surprise daughters at Tommy Smith Elementary Thursday, February 22, 2018 PANAMA CITY @The_News_Herald ¢ SPORTS | C1BOYS PREP HOOPSRed-hot Rutherford looks to extend season vs. Godby VIEWPOINTS | A6LETTER TO THE EDITORFix the problem, not the blame NATION & WORLD | A5BILLY GRAHAMAmericas Pastor,Ž who became a sensation with a rousing 1949 tent revival, dies as age 99 Protesters rally against gun violence on the steps of the old Florida Capitol in Tallahassee on Wednesday. Students at schools across Broward and Miami-Dade counties in South Florida planned short walkouts Wednesday, the one-week anniversary of the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. [MARK WALLHEISER/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS] By John Kennedyjkennedy@gatehousemedia.comTALLAHASSEE„ The Florida Capitol convulsed Wednesday with about 2,500 demonstrators gathered outside demanding stricter gun limits while dozens of student survivors from last weeks massacre in Broward County walked the halls, press-ing the case to lawmakers.Students from Parklands Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School converged on the Capitol with allied groups in a day of angry, frustrated and sad protest as Floridas reli-ably gun-friendly Legislature struggles to respond to the Valentines Day slaughter.Students said they were outraged by ruling Republi-can lawmakers. Just Tuesday, the GOP-dominated House had rejected a bid by Demo-crats to have legislation heard that would ban assault-style weapons.To shoot down a bill like that is absolutely abhorrent,Ž said Delaney Tarr, a senior at the school. That disgusts me and it disgusts my peers, The law has failed usSchool shooting survivors rally for gun reform in TallahasseeAria Siccone, 14, a freshman at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, cries as she recounts her story from last weeks shooting, while state Rep. Barrinton Russell, District 95, comforts her. [GERALD HERBERT/AP] Protesters hold signs during a gun control rally Wednesday on the steps of the old Florida Capitol in Tallahassee. [MARK WALLHEISER/AP] Students, parents a ected by Florida school shooting ask president to take stand against gun violenceBy Catherine Lucey and Matthew DalyThe Associated PressWASHINGTON „ Spill-ing out wrenching tales of lost lives and stolen safety, students with quavering voices and parents shaking with anger appealed to President Donald Trump on Wednesday to set politics aside and protect American school children from the scourge of gun violence. Trump listened intently as raw emotions reverberated at the White House.Faced with the personal anguish wrought by the school shooting in Parkland, Florida that left 17 dead, Trump pledged action, saying: We dont want others to go through the kind of pain youve been through.ŽTrump hears emotional pleasSee REFORM, A4 See TRUMP, A4 INSIDE | B12 Bay students charged with school threats in 2 daysBy Zack McDonald747-5071 | @PCNHzack zmcdonald@pcnh.comPANAMA CITY „ It was a battle of drawn blood.In the second trial day Wednesday for 22-yearold Cody Austin Shirah, attorneys on both sides called blood alcohol content experts to further their cases. Shirah has been in custody since September 2016 in connection with a crash at the intersection of John Pitts Road and Pinetree Road that killed four Ohio softball play-ers visiting Bay County for a tournament. Prosecutors have tried to show that Shirah was intoxicated at the time of the crash, while the defense has argued he was not driving and that the methods used to determine his blood alco-hol content were flawed.Shirahs fate will be in the hands of a Bay County jury today after both sides deliver their closing arguments.Prosecutor Larry Basford, before resting his case Wednesday, showed the jury autopsy pictures of the four victims „ Anthony Gouge, 30, Eric Young, 25, William Gouge II, 29, and Josh Martin, 33, all of Ohio. Shirah was visibly upset, sniffling and clutching a tissue, while viewing the pictures. The family and friends of the victims, who filled the wooden pews of the court-room, averted their eyes and wept.Dr. Jay Radtke, 14th Judicial Circuit medical examiner, told the jury multiple blunt force traumasŽ caused each of the mens deaths, either through injuries to their brains or internal organs. As he described how one victim had some organs in his lower body crammed into his chest cavity, the audiences sobbing increased with someone exhaling and muttering JesusŽ under their breath.In the course of the days testimony, Basford first called an expert witness to testify to the amount of alco-hol in Shirahs system after the crash.Validity of blood draws in questionProsecution rests in Shirahs quadruple fatal DUI manslaughter caseSee SHIRAH, A5


** A2 Thursday, February 22, 2018 | The News HeraldThe Bay County Sheriffs Office has arrested a 17-year-old Rosenwald High School student after a teacher reported overhearing a conversation detailing his stated intentions to conduct a shooting at the school. Richard Hill: Ok so Bay County Sherrif arrests 17 yrs old for making threats but Broward County Sherrif does not and now we have one of the worse shootings in History due to what? They went 39 times and he was known to make threats too. Thank You BSCO for doing your job.Ž Dalton Mosher: I wonder how often he was picked on and abused by the other students. The same students marching in the capitol here in ” the same students who want to ban guns.Ž Students from Parkland and elsewhere across the state are in Tallahassee today to meet with government officials and call for changes in gun legislation. Follow Gatehouse Medias live feed of todays rally and protest here. Frank Collins: It was against the law to have that gun on school grounds. Its against the law to murder anyone. More strict laws will NOT solve this problem. Criminals dont obey laws.Ž Kristina Marie: Florida should enact a Red Flag law that will allow family members..police of“ cers and case workers to petition a court to temporarily remove weapons from those that are under mental duress ... it also wouldnt hurt to have the same rules that apply to handguns to apply to ri” es.Ž Diane Sullivan Reeves: All of those NRA supporting gun rights activist posting on this thread should have the guts to send thank you letters to each of the Parkland parents and Family members who were forced to sacri“ ce their loved one on the altar of your Second Amendment rights.Ž Alix Farley: These kids will be voting soon. Do not dismiss them.ŽREADER FEEDBACKToday is Thursday, Feb. 22, the 53rd day of 2018. There are 312 days left in the year. Highlight in History: On Feb. 22, 1732 (New Style date), the first president of the United States, George Washington, was born in Westmoreland County in the Virginia Colony. On this date:In 1630, English colonists in the Massachusetts Bay Colony first sampled popcorn brought to them by a Native American named Quadequina for their Thanksgiving celebration.In 1924, President Calvin Coolidge delivered the first radio broadcast from the White House as he addressed the country over 42 stations.In 1935, it became illegal for airplanes to fly over the White House.In 1959, the inaugural Daytona 500 race was held; although Johnny Beauchamp was initially declared the winner, the victory was later awarded to Lee Petty.In 1967, more than 25,000 U.S. and South Vietnamese troops launched Operation Junction City, aimed at smashing a Vietcong stronghold near the Cambodian border. (Although the communists were driven out, they later returned.)In 1974, Pakistan officially recognized Bangladesh (formerly East Pakistan).In 1997, scientists in Scotland announced they had succeeded in cloning an adult mammal, producing a lamb named Dolly.Ž (Dolly, however, was later put down after a short life marred by premature aging and disease.)In 2017, the Trump administration lifted federal guidelines that said transgender students should be allowed to use public school restrooms and locker rooms matching their chosen gender identity.TODAY IN HISTORYAlberta Cotton of Panama City is 67. Actor John Ashton is 70. Actress Julie Walters is 68. Basketball Hall of Famer Julius Erving is 68. Actress Ellen Greene is 67. Actor Kyle MacLachlan is 59. World Golf Hall of Famer Vijay Singh is 55. Actresscomedian Rachel Dratch is 52. Actress Jeri Ryan is 50. TV host Clinton Kelly is 49. International Tennis Hall of Famer Michael Chang is 46. Singer James Blunt is 44. Actress Drew Barrymore is 43. Rock singer Tom Higgenson (Plain White Ts) is 39. Actor Daniel E. Smith is 28. To submit birthdays, email with birthdayŽ in the subject line, or drop off a current photo and fill out a birthday form at the front desk of The News Herald, 501 W. 11th St. The deadline is noon three business days prior to the birthday. Birthday announcements must include the persons first and last name, city and age. The photo is a mug shot and must be a clear photo.HAPPY BIRTHDAY Cotton FLORIDA LOTTERYThese Florida lotteries were drawn Tuesday: Fantasy 5: 03-13-17-19-36 Lucky Money: 06-14-21-40, Lucky Ball 6, estimated jackpot $1.4 million Mega Millions: 17-19-23-24-43, Mega Ball 14, Megaplier 3, estimated jackpot $185 million Powerball: estimated jackpot $246 million Pick 2 Evening: 3-6 Pick 2 Midday: 1-5 Pick 3 Evening: 6-4-1 Pick 3 Midday: 5-3-0 Pick 4 Evening: 5-9-9-0 Pick 4 Midday: 9-0-4-1 Pick 5 Evening: 6-5-5-8-2 Pick 5 Midday: 2-5-8-3-8 YOUNG ARTISTLeah Hutchison Grade 4 Southport Elementary School CATCH OF THE DAYRichard Lipps of Cincinnati, and Carl Stadtmiller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, are “ rst cousins and got to meet up and “ sh together after 50 years. They caught these “ sh on Reel Fun Charters with Captain Terry McGowan as their host. [CONTRIBUTED PHOTO] 1 WINTER RESIDENT APPRE CIATION DAY: 8-11 a.m. at the Panama City Beach Senior Center on Lyndell Lane. Details: VisitPanamaCityBeach.com2 FREE HEALTH CLINIC: 1-4 p.m. at the Panama City Rescue Mission Support Center, 515 E. Sixth St., Panama City. Details: Lisa A. Nixon Mabry, 215-01593 CRAYFISH PUBLIC MEET ING: 5:30 p.m. at Florida State University Panama City Holley Academic Center, Classroom B210. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeks public comment on listing Panama City cray“ sh as threatened species.4 BLACK HISTORY MONTH ART EXHIBIT „ MEET THE ARTISTS RECEPTION: 5:30-8 p.m. at the Marina Civic Center in Panama City. Featuring local artists. Details: 850-763-46965 ERACISM: 6-7:30 p.m. in the commission chambers of the Bay County Government Center, 840 W. 11th St. Event will address racism and progress toward erasing it. Area leaders and minorities will speak about their experiences with racism and how to move the county forward. Free; everyone invited.6 DAFFIN PARK SENIORS CLUB: 6:30 p.m. at the Daf“ n Park Club House, 320 Kraft Ave. Includes “ nger food, and dancing from 7 to 9 p.m. to music by Jim Slater, The Singing Snowbird.Ž All are welcome. Details: 850-265-8058 or 850-516-5648GO AND DOWe want to see your catch of the day: Post your photos to the News Herald Facebook page with your name, city of residence and information about the photo. Email photos to Louise St Amant, of Lynn Haven, sent this photo to us titled Spring is coming.Ž [CONTRIBUTED PHOTO] PICTURE PERFECTWe want your photos: Post your photos to the News Herald Facebook page with your name, city of residence and information about the photo. 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** The News Herald | Thursday, February 22, 2018 A3By Ian DeitchThe Associated PressJERUSALEM „ Now that one of Benjamin Netanyahus closest confidants has turned state witness, according to Israeli media reports Wednesday, it may mark a turning point for the beleaguered prime minister facing a slew of corruption allegations that could topple him from power.The testimony by Shlomo Filber, a long-time Netan-yahu aide, is the latest in a dizzying series of develop-ments and scandals that have engulfed the prime minister, his family and his inner circle.Police would not confirm whether Filber would tes-tify against Netanyahu, but all the major Israeli media outlets said a deal to do so had been reached.Aluf Benn, editor-inchief of the Haaretz daily, wrote Wednesday that these are the final days of Benjamin Netanyahus ruleŽ and that Netan-yahus leadership has been dealt a harsh blow, appar-ently a mortal one.ŽFilber, the former direc-tor of the Communications Ministry under Netanyahu, is under arrest on suspicion of promoting regulation worth hundreds of millions of dollars to Israels Bezeq telecom company. In return, Bezeqs popular news site, Walla, allegedly provided favorable coverage of Netanyahu and his family. The reports came shortly after another bombshell allegation that a different Netanyahu confidant attempted to bribe a judge in exchange for dropping a corruption case against Netanyahus wife. Nir Hefetz, a longtime media adviser to Netanyahu and his family, remains in custody. The prime minister, who held the communications portfolio until last year, has not yet been named a suspect, though he may soon be questioned. Netanyahu has denied all the charges.Netanyahu aide turns state witness in corruption case


** A4 Thursday, February 22, 2018 | The News HeraldHe was faced with grieving families looking for answers. Few had concrete sugges-tions, but a few spoke in favor of raising age limits for buying assault weapons.Parkland student Samuel Zeif said hes heard of 15-year-olds buying rifles. Cary Gruber, father of a Parkland student, implored Trump: Its not left and right,Ž adding: if you cant buy a beer, shouldnt be able to buy a gun.ŽAndrew Pollack, whose daughter Meadow was killed in the shooting, noted previous school massacres and raged over his loss, saying the moment wasnt about gun laws but about fixing the schools.It should have been one school shooting and we should have fixed it and Im pissed. Because my daughter, Im not going to see again,Ž said Pollack. King David Cemetery, that is where I go to see my kid now. Trump solicited suggestions from the group. He promised to be very strong on background checks,Ž adding that were going to do plenty of other things.Ž He also indicated interest in the idea of concealed weapons for trained teachers, saying it was something his administration would be look-ing at it very strongly.ŽA strong supporter of gun rights, Trump has nonetheless indicated in recent days that he is willing to consider ideas not in keeping with National Rifle Association orthodoxy, including age restrictions for buying assault-type weapons. Still, gun owners are a key part of his base of supporters.Over 40 people assembled in the State Dining Room. Among the group were six students from Parkland, including the student body president, along with their parents. Also present were Darrell and Sandra Scott, whose daughter was killed in the Columbine, Colorado, shooting, and Nicole Hockley and Mark Barden, who lost children in Sandy Hook, Con-necticut. Students and parents from the Washington area also were present.The student body president at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Julia Cordover, tearfully told Trump that she was lucky enough to come home from school.ŽShe added: I am confident you will do the right thing.ŽNot all the students impacted by the shooting came to the White House.David Hogg, who has been one of the students actively calling for gun control was invited but declined, said his mother Rebecca Boldrick.His point was (Trump needs) to come to Parkland, were not going there,Ž she said.Television personality Geraldo Rivera had dinner with Trump at his private Palm Beach club over the weekend and described Trump as deeply affectedŽ by his visit Friday with Parkland survivors. In an email, Rivera said he and Trump discussed the idea of raising the minimum age to purchase assault-type weapons.Trump suggested strongly that he was going to act to strengthen background checks,Ž Rivera said.Sen. Dianne Feinstein and Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., said they will introduce a bill to raise the minimum age required to purchase rifles from gun deal-ers, including assault weapons such as the AR-15.A kid too young buy a hand-gun should be too young to buy an #AR15,Ž Flake said on Twitter. The bill he and Feinstein support would raise the minimum purchase age for non-military buyers from 18 to 21, the same age required to purchase a handgun.The NRA did not respond to a request for comment. Trump embraced gun rights on his campaign, though he supported some gun control before he became a candidate, backing an assault weapons ban and a longer waiting period to purchase a gun in a 2000 book.Throughout the day Wednesday, television news showed footage of student sur-vivors of the violence marching on the Florida state Capitol, calling for tougher laws. The protests came closer to Trump, too, with hundreds of students from suburban Maryland attending a rally at the Capitol and then marching to the White House.Daniel Gelillo, a senior at Richard Montgomery High who helped organize the pro-test, said students were hoping to pressure lawmakers to act. He said that up till now nothing has quite fazed them.ŽOn Tuesday, Trump directed the Justice Department to move to ban devices like the rapidfire bump stocks used in last years Las Vegas massacre. The White House has also said Trump was looking at a bill that would strengthen federal gun background checks.But those moves have drawn criticism as being inadequate, with Democrats questioning whether the Justice Department even has authority to regulate bump stocks and argu-ing that the background check legislation would not go far enough.Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Com-mittee, said the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives lacks authority under current law to ban bump stocks.If ATF tries to ban these devices after admitting repeat-edly that it lacks the authority to do so, that process could be tied up in court for years, and that would mean bump stocks would continue to be sold,Ž said Feinstein, of California, calling legislation the only answer.The Justice Department did not immediately respond to requests for comment about how it might implement Trumps order or how an ongo-ing bump stock review would be affected. ATF reviewed the devices and approved them in 2010, finding they did not amount to machine guns that are regulated under the National Firearms Act that dates to the 1930s.because we know what we went through and we know this needs to be changed.ŽGov. Rick Scott was attending a funeral Wednes-day for one of the 17 victims of the shooting, which authorities said occurred after Nikolas Cruz, 19, legally obtained an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle and mowed down students, teachers and coaches in a span of three minutes.Scott, though, met later with a group of the students in a closed session. He plans to issue a list of proposals Friday that are expected to focus mostly on increas-ing state funding for mental health and school security, while adding some restrictions on gun access for the mentally ill or those under age 21.The Legislature is sched-uled to adjourn March 9.Students who met Wednesday with House Speaker Richard Corcoran, R-Land OLakes, repeatedly pushed him to explain why a ban on high-powered weapons was not part of a series of changes lawmakers are considering.Julie Bishop, 18, a senior at the school who, with about 100 other students, trav-eled by bus 450 miles to the Capitol, pointedly asked Corcoran why he was ignor-ing calls for a ban.I dont think there is bipartisan support for it,Ž said Corcoran, who derided the Democrats move as a stunt.ŽCorcoran told Bishop and the others that such cities as Chicago and Washington, D.C., which have strict gun controls, also have some of the nations highest murder rates.We are looking at it,Ž Corcoran said, echoing Scotts description that everything is on the table.ŽBut we want to make sure whatever we do works,Ž Corcoran concluded.Many of the students speaking at an event in the Rotunda between the House and Senate chambers said they were disappointed by the response from Republican leaders. Lorenzo Prado, an 11th-grader, told of hiding at the school for hours while the shooting took place, and later being handcuffed by SWAT team members after being wrongfully identified as the shooter.The law has failed us. What we must do now is enact change because that is what we do when something fails,Ž said Prado, fighting back tears as he recalled feel-ing guilty about friends and teachers killed, and even for failing to text his mother to assure her that he was safely hiding. Prado said that after mass killings at Colorados Col-umbine High School, Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, and Orlandos Pulse nightclub, people have lost confidence in their government.ŽWe are told nothing can be done. We are told that time and again ... but never again should a tragedy like this happen in this country,Ž Prado said.Another student, Ryan Deitsch, said, Ive been walking into office after office after office and Ive only spoken to three repre-sentatives, and two already agree with me. I want to see those people who have spoken out against this, and shot down that bill.ŽOutside the Capitol, a loud noontime rally echoed many of the same demands.Brandon Wolf, 28, a survivor of the 2016 shooting at Pulse, in which a gunman killed 49 people, incited the crowd by reciting a grim litany of the mass murders of recent years and the policy response which followed.What did they do?Ž Wolf said, directed at elected officials.Nothing,Ž the crowd roared back.The Florida League of Women Voters, Equality Florida, Florida PTA and the Broward County teach-ers union were among the organizers. The protests „ and the students presence „ dominated the day at the Capitol.In the Senate, a moment of silence and a slideshow with pictures of those killed opened its floor session. The Senate also postponed action on a pair of bills that would have expanded access to guns in Florida, as students looked on from the gallery.While the Legislature remains unwilling to ban assault-style weapons, Republican lawmakers are considering a series of other gun-control measures, including raising the age limit for purchasing the type of weapon used in the Broward County shooting.Another proposal could add AR-15s and similar high-powered guns to the three-day waiting period which currently applies only to handguns.Florida is among 25 states that get an FŽ rating from the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, a major gun-control group. And last weeks attack seems to have heightened a divide long in Florida.Polls show gun control is much more popular in the states more Democraticleaning southern half. The legislation banning assault weapons was filed months ago by two Orlando Demo-crats, Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith and Sen. Linda Stew-art, but failed even to get a hearing in Tallahassee, where Republicans set the agenda.In meeting with stu-dents, Corcoran, the House speaker, touted increased mental health spending and a boost in money to have sheriffs deputies stationed at schools, proposals likely to be included in the package lawmakers embrace. Tighter security at schools also looks likely, with ID badges and single entry-points being talked of, along with having specially trained school staff or former security personnel authorized to carry con-cealed weapons at schools.Students, though, repeat-edly tried to direct Corcoran back onto the topic of gun access „ and why there are no dramatic changes being considered. One student asked what they should do if lawmakers again fail them.Rep. Jeanette Nunez, R-Miami, one of Corcorans top deputies who accompanied him at the meeting, tried to reassure the students.I cant say it enough,Ž Nunez said. We will not fail you.Ž REFORMFrom Page A1 DATELINESBERLINSpace probe prepares to sniff Martian atmosphereA European space probe has swung into position around Mars in preparation to analyze its atmosphere for possible signs of life.The European Space Agency said Wednesday its Trace Gas Orbiter successfully performed a delicate maneuver known as aero-braking that involved dipping into the red planets upper atmosphere to slow the probe.The agency says the orbiter will start looking for trace gases such as methane, which can result from biological or geological activity, in April. It will also search for ice that could help future Mars landings.A NASA-made radio on board will also help relay sig-nals from U.S. rovers on the surface back to Earth.HARARE, ZIMBABWEZimbabwes Mugabe marks 94th birthday in near solitudeZimbabwes former leader Robert Mugabe was celebrat-ing his first birthday since his resignation in near soli-tude on Wednesday, far from the lavish affair of years gone by.The government that removed him with military assistance in November declared Feb. 21, Mugabes birthday, a national holiday.But there were no signs of past celebrations, no giant cakes or thousands of supporters wearing clothing with Mugabes image, no live state television broadcasts.The 94-year-old, once a fiery and tireless speaker, has been quiet since he resigned in the face of impeachment efforts by the ruling party.NEW YORKIts OK to use nasal spray ” u vaccine again, US panel says Its OK for doctors to start using a kid-friendly nasal spray flu vaccine again, a fed-eral panel said Wednesday.Two years ago, the advisory group pulled its recommenda-tion for FluMist vaccine after research found it wasnt work-ing against swine flu, the kind of flu that was making most people sick then. But the Advisory Commit-tee of Immunization Practices voted 12-2 Wednesday to rec-ommend the nasal spray as an option for next winters flu season. An official from AstraZeneca, the company that makes FluMist, said the problem with the vaccine has been identified and corrected. But panel members noted theres still not good proof that FluMist works well against the swine flu bug.BELGRADE, SERBIARussia criticizes pressure to turn away from Moscow Russias foreign minister on Wednesday criticized Western policies toward his country, blasting the European Union for failing to maintain good relations with Moscow despite the divisions over Ukraine and many other issues.Sergey Lavrov said during a visit to Slovenia that being a member of NATO or the EU does not mean it is necessary to avoid contacts with states that are not included in those international organizations,Ž like Russia. The Associated Press This image made available by the Broward County Sheriffs Of“ ce on Sunday shows Sheriff Scott Israel holding the hand of Anthony Borges, 15, a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The teenager was shot “ ve times during the Feb. 14 shooting that killed 17 students. Borges is being credited with saving the lives of at least 20 students. [BROWARD COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE] TRUMPFrom Page A1


** The News Herald | Thursday, February 22, 2018 A5Billy Graham, 99, went from tent revivals to White House during long career as evangelistBy Rachel Zoll and Jonathan DrewThe Associated PressMONTREAT, N.C. „ As a young man, he practiced his sermons by preaching to the alligators and birds in the swamp. At his height years later, he was bringing the word of God into living rooms around the globe via TV and dispens-ing spiritual counsel „ and political advice „ to U.S. presidents.The Rev. Billy Graham, dubbed Americas PastorŽ and the Protestant Pope,Ž died Wednesday at his North Carolina home at age 99 after achieving a level of influence and reach no other evangelist is likely ever to match.More than anyone else, the magnetic, Hollywood-handsome Graham built evangelicalism into a force that rivaled liberal Protestantism and Roman Catholicism in the United States.He transformed the tent revival into an event that filled football arenas, and reached the masses by making pioneering use of TV in prosperous postwar America. By his final crusade in 2005, he had preached in person to more than 210 million people worldwide.All told, he was the most widely heard Christian evangelist in modern history.Graham is a major his-torical figure, not merely to American evangelicals, but to American Christianity in general,Ž said Bill Leonard, a professor at Wake Forest University Divinity School in North Carolina. Graham was the closest thing to a national Protestant chaplain that the U.S. has ever had.ŽA tall figure with swept-back hair, blue eyes and a strong jaw, Graham was a commanding presence in the pulpit with a powerful baritone voice. His catchphrase: The Bible says...ŽDespite his international renown, he would be the first to say his message was not complex or unique. But he won over audiences with his friendliness, humility and unyielding religious conviction.He had an especially strong influence on the religion and spirituality of American presidents, starting with Dwight Eisen-hower, whom he urged to run for office and baptized at the White House. George W. Bush credited Graham with helping him transform himself from carousing, hard-drinking oilman to born-again Christian family man.William Franklin Graham Jr. wasnt always so skilled. After World War II, as an evangelist in the U.S. and Europe with Youth for Christ, he was dubbed the Preaching WindmillŽ for his arm-swinging and rapid-fire speech.His first meeting with a U.S. president, Harry Truman, was a disaster. Wearing a pastel suit and loud tie that he would later say made him look like a vaudeville performer, the preacher, unfamiliar with protocol, told reporters what he had discussed with Truman, then posed for photos.But those were early stumbles on his path to fame and influence.His first White House visit with Lyndon Johnson, scheduled to last only min-utes, stretched to several hours. He urged Gerald Ford to pardon Richard Nixon and supported Jimmy Carter on the SALT disarmament treaty. He stayed at the White House with George H.W. Bush on the eve of the first Persian Gulf War.His presidential ties proved problematic when his close friend Nixon resigned in the Watergate scandal in 1974, leaving Graham devastated, embarrassed and baffled.Later, tapes released in 2002 caught the preacher telling Nixon that Jews dont know how I really feel about what theyre doing to this country.ŽAmericas Pastor diesEvangelist Billy Graham begins his sermon at Atlanta in 1994. Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died. He was 99. [JOHN BAZEMORE/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO] Carol Seagle, a toxicology analyst with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), told jurors a blood sample taken about 3 hours and 45 minutes after the crash, when authorities obtained a warrant to draw Shirahs blood, was at about 0.078 percent blood alcohol content. The legal limit is 0.08. She also gave testimony that the content likely would have been between 0.09 percent and 0.14 percent at the time crash.Several hearings leading up to the trial dealt with the use of retrograde extrapolationŽ of the blood samples to determine Shi-rahs intoxication at the time of the crash. Defense attorney Carin Bennett called her own indepen-dent forensic toxicologist, Barry Funk, to counter FDLEs findings.Funk told the jury he wouldnt trust the findings of the retrograde extrapolationŽ because too many factors were not taken into account, including med-ical history, injuries and medicine ingested.All things have to be taken into consideration with retrograde extrapo-lation,Ž Funk said. You cant count them out as factors. It makes a dif-ference to conclude what alcohol content wouldve been at the time of the incident.ŽBasford, however, used Funks own calculation sheet to demonstrate for the jury that Shirah had about seven drinks in his system at the time of crash. By the end of his testimony, Funk agreed with Basford that the blood drawn at the hospital an hour after the crash amounted to 0.125 percent alcohol content.The crash happened about 12:30 a.m. after witnesses reported being sideswiped on U.S. 231 by a black F-150 that then sped away onto Pinetree Road. The witness, Wil-liam Futch, testified that he followed the truck as it approached the intersec-tion with John Pitts Road, where it plowed into the side of a van with enough force to eject one of the vans passengers into a nearby ditch.Beer cans were scattered around the area where the truck containing Shirah and his girlfriend, Kristun Nichole Tullier, had overturned. Tullier also was taken to a hospital, where doctors noted she smelled of alcohol and had a seat belt injury to her right arm. Her blood draw indicated she had a blood alcohol content of 0.145 percent, doctors told the jury.Two of the five softball players in the van „ Anthony Gouge and Young „ died immediately. William Gouge and Martin later died at a local hospital. The vans driver, Craig A. Jackson, 31, of London, Ohio, later was released after treat-ment for critical injuries.The team had just left a game at H.G. Harders Park as part of the World Sports League World Softball Championships, and the five teammates were headed to their hotel room.Shirah previously turned down a plea agreement of 40 years in prison. Its unclear whether he will testify. His trial is expected to conclude today after the defense rests and both sides give closing arguments. SHIRAHFrom Page A1 Cody Shirah watches as the jury enters Wednesday during the second day of his trial in a quadruple fatal crash. Hear more from the trials “ rst and second days in the From the Newsroom podcast at [ZACK MCDONALD/THE NEWS HERALD]


** A6 Thursday, February 22, 2018 | The News HeraldWRITE TO US: Letters should not exceed 300 words and include the writers name, address and phone number for veri“ cation. Letters may be edited for clarity and brevity. Guest columns of up to 600 words may be submitted as well. Write: Letters to the editor, The News Herald, 501 W. 11th St., Panama City, FL 32401 Email: After watching the Sunday morning talk shows its painfully obvious to me that the tragedy in Parkland was quickly co-opted by agendaimpaired politicians. Remember never let a good crisis go to wasteŽ? This is going to produce the same results as previous campus shootings; people will quickly divide into two camps, will again start calling the other side names and the fundraising letters with specious arguments and tortured definitions will hit the mail. The double tragedy is not a single solution I heard suggested by the talking heads on Sunday would solve this problem and most would face enormous hurdles both in Congress and the Supreme Court. Meanwhile, the next deranged or just plain evil loser is huddled somewhere plotting how he can get a larger body count. I say if you have a shark problem, you can either eliminate every shark in the ocean or you can just install a shark net. What if therewere something we could do here in Bay County that in about four weeks would inoculate our schools from ever suffering such a tragedy? Rather than tilting at windmills,Ž we could take concrete and immediate steps to make it at least as hard to get a weapon into our schools as it is to get one into the Panama City airport. We could do this without any federal guidance, assistance or interference. All it would take is three simple actions by the Bay District School Board: 1. Ensure access-control fences exist around all Bay District Schools; if not, immediately let emergency contracts to install them. 2. Create robust access control point(s) at these fences to screen entry onto school grounds. Move armed resource officers to those access points to search everyone trying to gain entry for weapons. Lock the gates once classes start andthen move those resource officers back into the hallways. 3. During the school day anyone needing access to school grounds would have to be met by, searched by and escorted in by a resource officer. I note in the Sunday Viewpoints section that Bay District Superintendent Husfelt pointed out that we pay 100 percentof the cost of resource deputy funding and that were doing the best we can with what weve been given.Ž To that I say please point to any item in your annual budget that the people who elected you believe is more important than preventing the murder of a dozen or more of our students. To help during the transition a group of background-checked, physically fit, civilian volunteers to assist the resource officers could be quickly formed, I volunteer.Jim Robicheaux Panama CityLETTER TO THE EDITORIf spreading rumors is your point, why dont you come right out and say it? Some squallers apparently believe they have a monopoly on thought in this country. They dont and we do still have freedom of speech. So proud of Parkland HS students. Idea that violence in videos and movies cause gun shootings is ludicrous. Children in Australia, Europe, Asia watch same items too, but they dont have mass shootings. The Back Beach bypass road is a good idea, but we need a freeway-style road, not a parkway. As a school employee, I saw teachers afraid to stop fist fights! Yes, lawsuits follow them around like shadows!SQUALL LINE ANOTHER VIEWWhen a regional task force was charged with recommending a plan for relieving traffic on Interstate 75, state officials encouraged it to look at building a new cross-state highway that would provide a connector between Tampa and Jacksonville and pass through Alachua and Marion counties. Using what it called guiding principlesŽ „ conservation, countryside, communities and corridors „ the 21-member task force recommended against building a new highway through the region, and instead urged the state to expand I-75, as well as U.S. 301 and 41, and implement safety steps such as truck-only and express lanes. It took two years of meetings and public hearings for the task force to reach that conclusion and issue its report to the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and Gov. Rick Scott in early 2017. Then came Hurricane Irma, which led to the biggest evacuation in Florida history and caused massive traffic tie-ups along I-75. A state House of Representatives task force that met in the hurricanes wake urged extending the Suncoast Parkway from Hernando County to the Georgia line, and FDOT is once again resurrecting the idea of a new highway from Citrus County through Alachua and Marion counties to Jacksonville. The day will come when population growth, continued tourism expansion and increasing freight movement will demand new highways hereabouts. But it is those circumstances, not a single seminal event like the Irma evacuation, that should drive any decision to build a major highway through what is largely rural, agricultural regions of North Florida. Building such a road would not only be costly and impact sensitive wetlands and waterways like the Withlacoochee River and Rainbow Springs and tens of thousands of acres of current farmlands and open greenspace, but it would undoubtedly change the character of entire communities. The task forces recommendation to enhance existing roads is a serious and substantive start that deserves a chance. U.S. 301 from Marion County to Jacksonville is far from capacity, and U.S. 41 from Citrus County to Lake City is also under-utilized. Enhancements to I-75, statistically one of the states most dangerous highways, are also prudent moves that can be achieved more economically and more quickly than a massive highway project. FDOT has been up front about its vision that a new road is inevitable in the distantŽ future. As Floridas population grows, we have no doubt such a highway will be needed. But the fact that all 21 members of the task force voted unanimously against building a new highway now indicates the citizenry wants to preserve as much of our existing lifestyle and quality of life as possible for a long as possible. A version of this editorial first appeared in the Ocala StarBanner, a News Herald sister paper with GateHouse MediaOUR VIEWNew highway not yet neededWidespread displeasure with Donald Trump and his party bodes well for Democrats in November. They have a good chance of retaking the House and a decent one of winning a Senate majority. But to get there, they must be smart. And being smart includes attracting Republicans repelled by Trump. Theres not going to be a third party anytime soon, as much as many centrists crave one. But Democrats can serve as a haven for independents and appalled Republicans wanting options other than the moral wreckage thats become the GOP. At least in 2018. For patriotic conservatives (and others), defending American institutions and norms now takes precedence over winning on this or that policy initiative. This is a time of crisis. In a stroke of good luck or hard work, Democrats have enlisted six former federal prosecutors, candidates schooled in the rule of law, to run for House seats. The crude populism practiced by Trump is all over the ideological map, though in his case, its mainly words. Trump hollers sweet nothings to the working class while in practice shoveling the nations wealth to the wealthiest few. The working peoples losses will continue to mount, starting with the health care security that Trump promised to preserve but is now helping kill. This was bait and switch, big-time. Tax cuts and spending that explode deficits are not conservative, and real conservatives know it. Trump worlds piggish conduct, meanwhile, repels traditionalists. The resistance from right-of-what-used-to-becenter makes never-Trump Republicans the most interesting and principled voices in todays politics. In any case, they should be mindful that the BernieHillary divide was largely manufactured. Candidate Bernie Sanders certainly sounded more radical than Hillary Clinton, but on the issues, they werent far apart at all. Trump does seem to be retaining high approval among party members in general, but there are fewer behind them. Republican-leaning independents are up for grabs. Many who used to call themselves Republican leaners have dropped the RepublicanŽ altogether and now simply identify as independents. Some Democratic politicians err in thinking that moving decisively left to win over the so-called base is the way to go. Its not. Democrats are better off appealing to growing masses of independent-minded voters „ certainly if they want the party to win outside its regional strongholds. In any case, they should be mindful that the BernieHillary divide was largely manufactured. Candidate Bernie Sanders certainly sounded more radical than Hillary Clinton, but on the issues, they werent far apart at all. Its hard to imagine any lefty not understanding the necessity of defeating Trump, but undoubtedly some were sucked into the con. (Or they werent worried about their health care.) Voters of all persuasions can agree on the evils of rampant corruption, chaotic foreign policy, environmental degradation and cultural debasement. But Democrats have to develop a coherent stance on immigration that says, Our determination to protect the dreamers does not mean we dont want immigration laws enforced going forward.Ž Sanders, by the way, is quite moderate on this issue, understanding that lower-skilled American workers need protection from unfair competition. The country desperately needs a massive rejection of what Trump and his Republican enablers have wrought. Whether voting for Democrats in November is a one-time deal for disaffected Republicans remains to be seen. But they should do it for all of us, and Democrats must help them. Froma Harrop is a member of the Providence Journal editorial board and a columnist with Creators Syndicate. You reach her on Twitter via @FromaHarrop or email her at November, Democrats need to be third party Tim Thompson | Publisher Will Glover | Managing Editor Mike Cazalas | Editor PANAMA CITY VIEWPOINTS Froma Harrop


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Panama City, 769-1278 FOREIGN EXCHANGEU.S. $1.00 = Canadian 1.27 U.S. $1.00 = Mexican Peso 18.84 U.S. $1.00 = Euro 0.81 U.S. $1.00 = British Pound 0.72MARKET WATCHDow 24,797.78 166.97 Nasdaq 7,218.23 16.08 S&P 2,701.33 14.93 Russell 1,531.84 1.84 NYSE 12,695.53 67.82COMMODITIES REVIEWGold 1,330.00 1.20 Silver 16.604 .179 Platinum 996.60 7.40 Copper 3.2115 .0255 Oil 61.68 0.11PANAMA CITYSmall business courses planned in Panama City MallThe Florida Small Business Development Center will offer several courses from its Panama City location.Required Records for Successful BusinessesŽ: 2-4 p.m. Feb. 22. Learn to process, compare, compile and analyze your business records. Grow Your Circle: Use Social Media to Reach CustomersŽ: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 23. Learn which social media your clients are using and how best to post. Will Your Business Survive the Next Disaster?Ž 1-3 p.m. March 8. Are you ready for recovery? Quick-books „ BasicsŽ: 2-4 p.m. March 9. A simple overview of the bookkeeping program. Quickbooks „ AdvancedŽ is 2-4 p.m. March 15. Starting a BusinessŽ: 1-4 p.m. March 2 or March 30. Learn about starting your own small business.Courses, $25 each, are at the Florida SBDC office in the Panama City Mall, 2150 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Suite 2196. To register, call 850-474-2528 or visit News Herald staff reportJeff WilsonBloombergFor the first time in 35 years, soybeans are poised to steal the crown of U.S. crop king from corn.American farmers are set to increase their soy plantings to a record 90.69 million acres, according to the average esti-mate in a Bloomberg survey of 21 trading firms and analysts. Corn sowings are forecast to drop to 90.12 million. The last time soy surpassed corn was 1983, when government payments were based on idling acres.If it feels like we've been here before, you'd be right. This time last year analysts were expecting the great soy-bean steal to happen because the crop was already offering better premiums. And while growers did sow more of the oilseed than ever before, the plantings came in just shy of matching corn as temperate weather favored the grain.So what's different this year? Drought.About 16 percent of the corn belt is already experiencing drought conditions, with more dry weather forecast into the start of the growing season. Soybeans, wheat and cotton are all more drought-tolerant than corn.Prices are also still favoring soybeans, with futures for this year's crop trading about 2.5 times higher than corn con-tracts. This is the fifth straight year that the oilseed is offering better returns.After years of depressed crop prices, those premiums are more important than ever „ just ask Julie Burgod. The 52-year-old farms 4,500 acres and raises calves near Ipswich, South Dakota, with her husband and son. They already plan to slash corn acres in half to make way for soybeans, because the grain "doesn't pay the bills." Burgod also owns a crop insurance agency and said many of her clients are echoing the sentiment."Soybeans are king, and corn is queen," Burgod said. "We also are skittish about the dry soils coming into 2018."The U.S. Department of Agriculture will release its first planting estimates for the season at its annual out-look conference that begins Thursday in Arlington, Virginia.Dry weather is most acute in the northern Great Plains. In North Dakota, drought conditions cover 65 percent of the state, compared with zero last year, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.The arid soils are limiting planting options, according to Jim Diepolder, a farmer and seed and farm-chemical dealer near Willow City, North Dakota. The conditions reduce the chances of corn crops generating the yields needed for farmers to break even. Barley is also less attractive after a string of bumper crops boosted inventories, prompting beer companies to cut supply contracts.Soybeans could dethrone corn as top U.S. crop Soybeans are harvested with a combine harvester in Princeton, Ill. [DANIEL ACKRE/BLOOMBERG] By Christopher RugaberAP Economics WriterWASHINGTON „ U.S. sales of existing homes fell in January from a year earlier by the most in more than three years. Would-be buyers were stymied by rising prices and a shortage of homes for sale.The National Association of Realtors said Wednesday that sales dropped 3.2 percent from December to January, the second straight monthly decline, to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.38 million. That was the slowest sales pace since September.Compared with 12 months earlier, sales dropped 4.8 percent „ the steepest year-over-year decline since August 2014.A lack of available homes is holding back sales, even as Realtors report that more people are visiting open houses and demand is strong. The total supply of homes for sale dipped to 1.52 million, the fewest for any January since records began in 1999.The low inventory levels are a legacy of a decade of boom and bust in U.S. housing. Many investors bought homes at low prices during the housing bust and are now renting them out rather than selling.And the Realtors' group said many homeowners are reluctant to sell at a time of rising mortgage rates because they would have to pay a higher rate on a new house, a phenomenon known as "rate lock."The average 30-year fixed mortgage rate reached 4.38 percent last week, the highest in almost four years. While that is still a historically low rate, for many homeowners it is much higher than their cur-rent mortgage rate.January's sales stem from contracts that were signed in November or December, so they don't reflect the sharp jump in mortgage rates since the begin-ning of the year. The average 30-year fixed was just below 4 percent in early January.US home sales fall by most in 3 yearsAkwasi Frimpong, of Ghana, starts his practice run during the mens skeleton training at the 2018 Winter Olympics on Feb. 14 in Pyeongchang, South Korea. [WONG MAYE-E/ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO] By Anick JesdanunThe Associated PressNEW YORK „ When it comes to the Olympics, too much choice can paralyze you with indecision. With five television channels, online streaming, virtual reality and Snapchat, where do you even start?Catch curling on the USA Network, and you might miss that superb „ or disastrous „ figure skating routine that will be talked about on social media and in the office. Tune into a stream of figure skating, and you might miss that medal-winning run down the slopes.With an event as sprawling as the Olympics, sometimes the straight-up linear TV broadcast is best, even if youre watching that online. Experts make the choices for you; all you have to do is lean back on your couch.Thats not to say alternatives to the main NBC broadcast are pointless. Die-hard fans of biathlon can choose that and nothing else. Snapchat users who might have skipped the Olympics entirely might at least catch the few minutes of live video offered there each day.NBCs websites and apps let you catch up on what you missed „ though with more than 175 hours of programming on the main channel alone, catching up might have to wait until after the games end.Among the online standouts:€ THE GOLD: Online streaming brings equality.NBC focuses heavily on Americans and a handful of medal contenders from other countries in popular sports. To see otherwiseobscure athletes, youll have to catch one of the online streams. Every event is being shownin its entiretyonline, complete with graphics, slow-motion replays and commentary from the International Olympic Committees Olympic Broadcasting Ser-vices. It feels like a broadcast „justnot an American-cen-tric one.€ THE SILVER: Virtual reality offers alternative perspectives.The 30 events in VR work better as a behind-thescenes companion than as a replacement for television. For instance, after an athlete starts sliding down the skeleton track, you see crews with brooms fixing the ice for the next competitor. With figure skating, you can linger at the kiss and cryŽ area as competitors wait for their scores; television typically cuts to replays.€ THE BRONZE: Apps let you personalize.If you enjoy watching skiers and snowboarders fall „ justadmitit, you do „ Comcasts Xfinity Stream app can give you clip after clip oftumbles and face plants. Likewise, you can get clips of just upsets or thrilling finishes. Comcast also organizes video by sport and selected athletes. Hulus live-TV service lets you pick your favorite sports, although its offerings arent as extensive as Comcasts. For everyone else, NBCs app gives you plenty of ways to drill down. You can also cus-tomize phone notifications by sport or selected athletes.How, then, is broadcast better?For one thing, watching online takes work. With luge and skeleton, for instance, it takes five hours to watch all four runs down the track „ longer if you add training runs. Theres no easy way to jump straight to an athlete who isnt prominent, such as the lone competitor from the tropical country of Ghana. The ability to jump to any athlete is limited to figure skating and some alpine skiing events.As for VR, you might feel as though youre in an Olym-pic arena or on a mountain, but only television can offer close-ups with its zoom cameras. Less is moreWhy the Olympics broadcast beats the online experience


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** The News Herald | Thursday, February 22, 2018 B1 LOCAL & STATE JEALOUSY, VANITY, LUST | B7NO. 1 NOT FLATTERINGFlorida tops list of most sinful states NICEVILLE | B6EMERGENCY RESTRICTIONMidwife disciplined a er newborns death News Herald staff reportPANAMA CITY „ In the wake of the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Bay students and teachers have adopted the state's renewed a cry to "see something, say something," reporting two suspicious incidents in two days that resulted in two teens' arrests for threats of violence.The Bay County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday arrested a 17-year-old Rosenwald High School student, followed by a 14-year-old Bay High School student on Wednesday. The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday also arrested a 13-year-old Pryor Middle School student in a third incident there.In all three cases, the students had made threats to carry out violence against other students or teachers. Police did not find concrete plans or weapons during any of the investigations, but Bay District Schools Chief Safety and Security Officer Mike Jones on Wednesday stressed that the district takes all threats from stu-dents, children and even from outside the school, seriously and investigates them thor-oughly. He said students need to understand that even if they repost a threat someone else made, they will also get in trouble."They can get expelled for that kind of thing," Jones said. "It's a criminal offense, as well as it interrupting their school career."BCSO responded to Rosenwald on Tuesday after a teacher reported overhearing a conversation detailing his stated intentions to conduct a shooting at the school.Other students on Tuesday told investigators they had heard Jaquez Burke, 17, make statements threatening 2 school threat arrests in 2 daysBay security chief: All threats will be taken seriously By Carol Kent WyattTimes-AdvertiserHOLMES COUNTY „ Offi-cials have confirmed a pilot is dead after a Wednesday after-noon plane crash in a field near the Tri-County Airport north of Bonifay.Emergency responders with the Holmes County Sheriffs Office and other agencies were dispatched to the scene just before 5 p.m. Wednesday, where the plane remained on fire and crews continued to battle the blaze. Witnesses on scene said the plane wasnt running rightŽ and that the pilot had been taking the aircraft for a test flight. Law enforcement officials said the pilot died, and it is not believed any other passengers were on board.Identification of the victim is pending a medical examiner's report, and the National Trans-portation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administra-tion are investigating the crash.Pilot killed in Holmes County plane crash Miguel Figueroa surprises his children at Tommy Smith Elementary School by returning home early from Korea on Wednesday. His children thought he was coming home from active duty with the Air Force in March. [PHOTOS BY JOSHUA BOUCHER/THE NEWS HERALD] By Eryn Dion747-5069 | @PCNHErynDion edion@pcnh.comPANAMA CITY „ After more than 20 hours flying home from deployment in South Korea, Miguel Figueroa spent Wednesday morning in a closet.A jet engine mechanic with the Air Force, Figueroa told his daughters „ Alanis, Jahzara, Jaliane and Mykayla „ that he wouldnt be home until March, all while secretly making plans to return home early and surprise them. He arrived Tuesday night and hid in the closet to avoid discovery Wednesday morning, Tears, and lots of themDeployed dad returns home to surprise daughters By Tyra L. Jackson850-522-5121 | @TyraJackPCNH tjackson@pcnh.comPANAMA CITY BEACH „ Businesses in the tourism industry got a chance to shake hands with event sponsors and gain some marketing insight at the 10th annual Sports and Events Workshop on Wednesday.The workshop has been a tool for Visit Panama City Beachs partners for the past decade, said Catie Feeney, public relations manager.This gives our small businesses and partners throughout the area the opportunity to network and engage with special events organizers and sport event right holders to help make a better experience for their visitors,Ž Feeney said.Last year, the event focused on the planned PCB sports park, but this year marketing was the topic, as people from hotel and condo companies, restaurants and other businesses linked to the tourism industry filled the Edgewater Resorts main ball room.Beach businesses learn sports marketingEvents VP: Sports, events part of PCBs DNA See SPORTS, B4 See DAD, B4 See ARRESTS, B4Wreckage from a plane crash near the Tri-County Airport in Holmes County remains smoldering Wednesday afternoon. Law enforcement of“ cials con“ rmed the pilot died in the crash. [CAROL KENT-WYATT/THE NEWS]


** B2 Thursday, February 22, 2018 | The News Herald WEATHER 6 a.m Noon6 p.m Low Hazard Medium Hazard High Hazard Water closed to public Dangerous Marine Life High Low 81/64 78/65 83/56 77/65 77/66 81/60 84/62 84/63 84/60 79/60 84/61 84/62 84/58 78/62 76/62 77/61 84/62 80/6280/6379/6779/6678/62Mostly sunnyMostly sunny Periods of sun, a couple of showers Chance of a little afternoon rain8064797162Winds: SSE 7-14 mph Winds: SSE 8-16 mph Winds: S 8-16 mph Winds: SW 7-14 mph Winds: SSE 7-14 mphBlountstown 11.08 ft. 15 ft. Caryville 10.09 ft. 12 ft. Clairborne 35.08 ft. 42 ft. Century 9.71 ft. 17 ft. Coffeeville, AL 25.54 ft. 29 ft. Through 7 a.m. Wed.Apalachicola 9:21a 2:28a 7:40p 1:26p Destin 3:01p 12:30a ----West Pass 8:54a 2:01a 7:13p 12:59p Panama City 2:12p 1:43a ----Port St. Joe 3:30p 1:28a ----Okaloosa Island 1:34p ------Milton 5:14p 2:51a ----East Bay 4:18p 2:21a ----Pensacola 3:34p 1:04a ----Fishing Bend 4:15p 1:55a ----The Narrows 5:11p 3:55a ----Carrabelle 7:56a 12:15a 6:15p 11:13aForecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 2018FirstFullLastNew Feb 23Mar 1Mar 9Mar 17Sunrise today ........... 6:16 a.m. Sunset tonight .......... 5:36 p.m. Moonrise today ...... 10:38 a.m. Moonset today ............... none Today Fri. Today Fri.Clearwater 85/70/s 85/69/pc Daytona Beach 79/66/pc 81/65/s Ft. Lauderdale 81/73/pc 81/73/pc Gainesville 83/62/pc 84/62/sh Jacksonville 80/62/pc 81/62/pc Jupiter 82/72/pc 82/71/s Key Largo 81/74/pc 80/73/s Key West 81/75/s 82/75/s Lake City 83/62/pc 82/62/pc Lakeland 86/64/s 86/63/pc Melbourne 82/72/s 83/70/pc Miami 84/72/pc 84/72/pc Naples 88/68/pc 86/68/s Ocala 84/62/pc 84/62/pc Okeechobee 83/65/pc 83/64/s Orlando 84/65/pc 85/64/pc Palm Beach 82/74/pc 81/73/s Tampa 87/70/s 87/69/pc Today Fri. Today Fri.Baghdad 72/51/c 68/50/pc Berlin 37/20/c 34/22/s Bermuda 70/64/s 70/65/pc Hong Kong 62/57/sh 67/64/c Jerusalem 59/48/pc 60/47/s Kabul 56/31/c 54/36/c London 42/31/s 42/30/s Madrid 51/25/s 48/27/s Mexico City 76/51/pc 75/53/pc Montreal 28/15/c 37/31/sn Nassau 85/74/pc 85/73/pc Paris 40/26/s 39/28/s Rome 51/42/sh 54/43/r Tokyo 41/38/sn 47/39/pc Toronto 33/25/c 41/32/sh Vancouver 39/25/s 38/31/sf Today Fri. Today Fri.Albuquerque 46/24/s 52/23/s Anchorage 36/19/sn 26/17/s Atlanta 80/61/pc 78/61/c Baltimore 50/38/r 51/46/r Birmingham 82/64/c 80/64/c Boston 39/31/sn 41/37/r Charlotte 77/59/c 78/59/pc Chicago 39/34/c 47/32/r Cincinnati 50/47/r 64/49/r Cleveland 39/37/i 54/37/r Dallas 49/39/r 57/52/r Denver 29/14/pc 36/17/c Detroit 39/32/c 48/34/r Honolulu 82/70/sh 81/72/sh Houston 62/61/r 80/68/c Indianapolis 47/44/c 56/42/r Kansas City 38/32/i 43/30/c Las Vegas 57/38/pc 51/32/pc Los Angeles 59/44/pc 61/41/pc Memphis 61/59/r 69/63/r Milwaukee 39/34/c 44/31/sh Minneapolis 29/22/sn 31/16/c Nashville 68/62/t 76/62/r New Orleans 84/70/pc 80/70/sh New York City 45/34/r 43/40/r Oklahoma City 38/27/i 49/40/r Philadelphia 49/37/r 48/45/r Phoenix 62/42/pc 57/36/pc Pittsburgh 45/42/r 62/45/r St. Louis 49/42/c 55/42/c Salt Lake City 37/24/c 34/20/sn San Antonio 48/47/r 66/60/c San Diego 61/52/pc 60/45/pc San Francisco 54/39/pc 56/41/pc Seattle 40/27/c 39/35/sh Topeka 38/26/i 42/30/c Tucson 59/36/pc 60/33/pc Wash., DC 54/42/r 55/50/cFridaySaturdaySundayMonday Gulf Temperature: 68 Today: Wind east-southeast 7-14 knots. Seas 2-4 feet. Visibility under a mile in patchy morning fog. Wind east 4-8 knots. Seas 1-3 feet. Clear. Tomorrow: Wind from the southeast at 7-14 knots. Seas 2-4 feet. Visibility generally unrestricted.Patchy fog during the morning; otherwise, mostly sunny and very warm today. Winds southeast 7-14 mph. Clear and mild tonight.High/low ......................... 78/67 Last year's High/low ...... 72/60 Normal high/low ............. 67/48 Record high ............. 79 (1991) Record low ............... 32 (1972)24 hours through 4 p.m. .. 0.00" Month to date .................. 4.76" Normal month to date ...... 3.78" Year to date ...................... 7.88" Normal year to date ......... 8.67" Average humidity .............. 84%through 4 p.m. yesterdayHigh/low ......................... 77/71 Last year's High/low ...... 70/63 Normal high/low ............. 64/48 Record high ............. 79 (1989) Record low ............... 24 (1958)24 hours through 4 p.m. .. 0.00" Month to date ................. 11.14" Normal month to date ...... 3.81" Year to date ................... 14.36" Normal year to date ......... 8.89" Average humidity .............. 77% PANAMA CITY Port St. Joe Apalachicola Tallahassee Perry Quincy Monticello Marianna Chipley DeFuniak Springs Pensacola FORT WALTON BEACH Crestview Destin Carrabelle Mobile Bainbridge ValdostaFLORIDA CITIESCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W WORLD CITIESCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W NATIONAL CITIESCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W TODAY FIVE DAY FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST FLORIDAHigh LowREGIONAL WEATHERWeather(W): ssunny, pcpartly cloudy, ccloudy, shshowers, tthunderstorms, rrain, sfsnow ” urries, snsnow, iice. Shown is todays weather. Temperatures are todays highs and tonights lows.Shown are todays noon postions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day.TIDESMARINE FORECASTBEACH FLAG WARNINGSThe higher the UV Index’ number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection.0-2 Low; 3-5 Moderate; 6-7 High; 8-10 Very High; 11+ Extreme10 a.m.Noon2 p.m.4 p.m.UV INDEX TODAYALMANACSUN AND MOON MOON PHASESRIVER LEVELS Offshore Northwest Florida Flood Level StageApalachicola Choctawhatchee Alabama Escambia Tombigbee Temperatures PrecipitationPanama CityTemperatures PrecipitationFort Walton BeachWHATS HAPPENINGTodayAARP TAX-AIDE PROGRAM: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bay County Fairgrounds. IRS-certi“ ed aides will provide free income tax preparation. Bring your 2017 tax documents, a picture ID and a Social Security card for each person on the tax return; bring a checkbook to verify the routing and account number for a refund. 2016 tax return also helpful. AARP focuses on lowto moderate-income taxpayers of all ages; you do not have to be an AARP member. No appointments; “ rst-come is “ rst-served. For details, Phil Cunningham, 850-774-7953 or pwcinpc@gmail. com BEGINNER LINE DANCE CLASS: 10-11:30 a.m. at Frank Brown Park, 16200 Panama City Beach Parkway. All dancers welcome, $3 per person. For details, 850-233-5045 WINTER RESIDENT APPRECIATION DAY: 8-11 a.m. at Panama City Beach Senior Center on Lyndell Lane. Location to be announced. For details, FREE HEALTH CLINIC: 1-4 p.m. at the Panama City Rescue Mission Support Center, 515 E. Sixth St., Panama City. For details, Lisa A. Nixon Mabry, 215-0159 PROCLAMATIONS: 4 p.m. at the Bay County Public Library. Superintendent Bill Husfelt will proclaim the month of March as Read Across AmericaŽ month and Mayor Greg Brudnicki will proclaim March as Youth Art Month.Ž Teachers, club members and anyone interested are invited. CRAYFISH PUBLIC MEETING: 5:30 p.m. at Florida State University Panama City Holley Academic Center, Classroom B210. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeks public comment on listing the Panama City cray“ sh as a threatened species. BLACK HISTORY MONTH ART EXHIBIT „ MEET THE ARTISTS RECEPTION: 5:30-8 p.m. at the Marina Civic Center in Panama City. Featuring local artists. For details, 850-763-4696 ERACISM: 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the commission chambers of the Bay County Government Center, 840 W. 11th St.. An event addressing racism and progress toward erasing it. Area leaders and minorities will speak about their experiences with racism and how to move the county forward. Free; everyone invited. DAFFIN PARK SENIORS CLUB: 6:30 p.m. at the Daf“ n Park Club House, 320 Kraft Ave. Includes “ nger food, and dancing from 7 to 9 p.m. to music by Jim Slater, The Singing Snowbird.Ž All are welcome. For details, 850-2658058 or 850-516-5648FridayTRUNK SHOW: ARTISTRY AND IMAGINATION IN FIBER: Newbill Collection By The Sea, 309 Ruskin Place, Seaside. Daily trunk show featuring Tennessee “ ber artist Carolyn Whites innovative wearable. Runs until March 10. For details, 850-231-4500 ART SHOW Of MARY GARRISH: Open during regular hours through March 15 at The Artist Cove Studio Gallery, 36 W. Beach Drive, Panama City. For details, SPRING YARD AND BAKE SALE: 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Grace Presbyterian Church, 1415 Airport Road, Panama City, to bene“ t Bethel Village. 2018 NURSING EXPO/CAREER FAIR BAY MEDICAL SACRED HEART: 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Careersource Gulf Coast, 625 N. U.S. 231, Panama City. For details, 850-747-6785 BLACK HISTORY MONTH ART EXHIBIT: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday until March 12 at the Marina Civic Center. Presented by Bay Arts Alliance. Free; exhibit features local artists. For details, 850-763-4696 FREE SENIOR HEALTH FAIR: 9 a.m. to noon at HealthPlex, corner of Baldwin Road and State 77, Panama City. For details, 850-747-6540 SPANISH CLASS: 12:30 p.m. at Lynn Haven Senior Center. Beginning and advance class offered. For details, 850-277-2730 FREE HEALTH CLINIC: 1-4 p.m. at the Panama City Rescue Mission Support Center, 515 E. Sixth St., Panama City. Free; open to public. The clinic is open the fourth Thursday of each month. Registration in morning before clinic opens. For details, 850-215-0159 GRAND SLAM 2018 FUNDRAISER: 6-10 p.m. at the Edgewater Resort Senior Center, Panama City Beach, to bene“ t the Panama City Beach Senior Center. Enjoy a delicious meal and listen to the instrumental music of saxophone artist Chris Godber. After dinner, there will be a live auction; dancing entertainment with Jennifer Jones and her band. Purchase a table for eight or buy individual tickets. For details, 850-233-5065 or www. BALLROOM DANCING: 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Grand Square Hall, 1105 Bob Little Road, Panama City. For all levels. $5 per person at the door. For details, 850-277-0566 or CHURCH AND THE ARTS „ ARNOLD HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ BAND ENSEMBLE: 7 p.m. at Gulf Beach Presbyterian Church, 271 S. State 79, Panama City Beach. Part of the 26th annual Church and the Arts Concert Series. Admission $10; proceeds bene“ t the Community Food Pantry at Gulf Beach Presbyterian, as well as the performing organization.


** The News Herald | Thursday, February 22, 2018 B3Guidelines and deadlinesObituary notices are written by funeral homes and relatives of the deceased. The News Herald reserves the right to edit for AP style and format. Families submitting notices must type them in a typeface and font that can be scanned into a computer. Deadline for obituaries is 3 p.m. daily for the following days newspaper. Obituaries may be e-mailed to or delivered to The News Herald, 501 W. 11th St., Panama City. View todays obituaries and sign the online guest books of your loved ones at OBITUARIES LOCAL & STATE A celebration of life for Jeffrey Glenn Blanchette, 49, of Chipley, Florida, who died Feb. 1, 2018, will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at the residence of a family member. Those wishing to extend condolences may do so at www. GLENN BLANCHETTEOphelia B. Bradley, 96, of Panama City Beach, Florida, died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, at her home. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home is handling arrangements.OPHELIA B. BRADLEYA memorial service for Rosa Lee Street Carpenter, 88, of Panama City, Florida, who died Feb. 15, 2018, will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at Redemption Lutheran Church. Those wishing to extend condolences may do so at www. LEE STREET CARPENTERA celebration of life for Robert BobŽ Conner, 99, who died Feb. 19, 2018, will be held in Michigan at a later date. Expressions of sympathy may be submitted or viewed online at BOB CONNERMary Odelle Guerino, 90, of Panama City, Florida, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. She was born on March 10, 1927, in Honeyville, Florida, to John Vance and Izella Jane Lester. Her family was her whole world. She was preceded in death by her beloved grandson, David Guerino; one brother, James Lester; and two sisters, Verna Cannon and Shirley Maderak. She is survived by her husband of more than 74 years, Salvatore John Guerino; two children, Cheryl Grinslade and James Guerino; two grandchildren, Lisa Koepke (Jay) and Steven Grinslade (Angel); seven great-grandchildren, Jill Hanks (Kyle), Sarah Koepke, Matthew Grinslade, Dakota Grinslade, Savannah Grinslade, Tiffany Guerino and Erika OBryan; two great-great-grandchildren, Maleah Koepke and Miller Richbourg; one brother, Robert Lester (Jeter); and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Covenant Hospice in memory of Mary Guerino.Wilson Funeral Home Family Owned Since 1911 214 Airport Road Panama City, Fla. 850-785-5272MARY ODELLE GUERINOLarry Ray Hall, 59, affectionately known to all as BigUn,Ž of Wewahitchka, Florida, slipped peacefully into the open arms of God on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. He was born on Aug. 3, 1958, in Pensacola, Florida, to Ray J. and Ellie V. Hall. BigUn spent most of his life here in Wewahitchka, a community that he surely considered his roots. He enjoyed playing cards, tinkering on automobiles, but will be mostly remembered for his love of helping others in any way possible, and his infectious laugh. He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents, and also by two cousins who were more considered sisters, Dorothy Godwin and Elaine Batson. He was survived by his beloved wife of 38 years, Juanita; their only child, Ray JeremyŽ Hall; his only sibling, his brother, Jerry Lee Hall (Davine); numerous nieces, nephews and cousins who loved him beyond measure. Memorialization will be by cremation. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at Glad Tidings Assembly of God, Wewahitchka. In lieu of flowers, the family will graciously accept donations for cremation expenses.LARRY RAY HALLA celebration of life for Ronnie HittmanŽ Hitt, 70, of Panama City, Florida, who died Feb. 18, 2018, will begin at 2 p.m. today, Feb. 22, 2018, at Heritage Funeral Home. The family will receive friends beginning at 1 p.m. Those wishing to extend condolences may do so at www. HITTMAN HITTMemorial services for Linda Joyce Lewis will begin at 2 p.m. today, Feb. 22, 2018, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Panama City. The family will receive friends at the church beginning at 1 p.m. Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.LINDA JOYCE LEWISGeorge Neal, 90, of Panama City, Florida, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. He was born on Dec. 20, 1927, to Lewis Neal and Ada M. Neal. He retired at the rank of master sergeant after serving over 23 years in the United States Air Force. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Donald Neal; and two sisters, Ruby Bench and Peggy Mahon. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Phyllis Neal; two daughters, Vickie N. Eldridge (Steven) and Linda N. Robinson; four grandchildren, Kari Eldridge, Eric Eldridge, Bryan Robinson and Joseph Robinson; two great-grandsons, Bentley Robinson and Easton Robinson; two sisters, Emma Gannon of Phelps, Kentucky, and Cynthia Harper of Hardy, Kentucky; two brothers, Edward Neal (Grace) of Crestview, Florida, and Roger Neal (Mary Jane) of Sebastian, Florida; and numerous nieces and nephews. Many thanks to all of his doctors, Dr. Todd Minga, Dr. Joey Trantham, Dr. Syed K. Mahmood. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in Springfield Baptist Church with the Rev. Virgil Tillman and the Rev. Don Hodges officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Springfield Baptist Church in memory of George Neal.Wilson Funeral Home Family Owned Since 1911 214 Airport Road Panama City, Fla. 850-785-5272GEORGE NEAL Ashley McLendon Newton, 39, of Dothan, Alabama, and formerly of Panama City, Florida, died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, at the home of her father, under the care of Kindred Hospice following an extended illness. Funeral services for Ashley will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in the Family First Funeral Care Chapel with Pastor Sam Parks officiating, her cousin, Micah Swift, and aunt, Sylvia Clyborne, offering remarks. The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. until service time in the chapel. Private burial will follow in the Pinckard City Cemetery. Ashley was born Feb. 16, 1979, and lived the early years of her life in Pinckard before moving to Panama City where she lived most of her life. She graduated from Mosley High School and attended Northside Baptist Church in Panama City. Ashley moved to Dothan a year ago to live with her father while she sought treatment for pancreatic cancer. Ashley was preceded in death by her mother, Nita McLendon; her brother, Matt McLendon; and grandparents. Survivors include her father, Bill McLendon and a special friend, Renee Daniels of Dothan; a daughter, Brittany Wood; and two sons, Andrew Wood and Anthony Newton, all of Panama City; a maternal grandfather, Robert Davis of Eufaula, Alabama; an uncle, Jim McLendon of San Antonia, Texas; an aunt, Sylvia Clyborne of Greenville, South Carolina; a special great-aunt, Billie Jean McLendon of Cottonwood, Alabama; and numerous cousins and friends. The family would like to extend a very special thank you to Cloverdale United Methodist Church and Kindred Hospice for the exceptional care shown during this time. Family First Funeral Care, 965 Woodland Drive, Dothan.ASHLEY MCLENDON NEWTON A celebration of life for Twana Momma StarrŽ Starr, 58, of Panama City, Florida, who died Feb. 18, 2018, will begin at 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, at Heritage Funeral Home. The family will receive friends beginning at 2 p.m. Those wishing to extend condolences may do so at www. MOMMA STARR STARRFuneral services for Jerry LeeŽ Tuttle Jr., 40, of Wewahitchka, Florida, who died Feb. 20, 2018, will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, at Heritage Funeral Home. To extend condolences, visit www. LEE TUTTLE JR.Memorial services for Bobby Earl Wilder, 77, of Panama City Beach, Florida, whodied Feb. 18, 2018, will begin at 10 a.m. today, Feb. 22, 2018, at Grace Episcopal Church in Panama City Beach. Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.BOBBY EARL WILDERJohnnie Mae Anderson Wilson, 72, of DeFuniak Springs, Florida, passed from this life on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. She was born on Aug. 13, 1945, in Bay County, Florida, to the late John Daniel Anderson and Della Mae Hardin Anderson. Johnnie Mae was preceded in death by both parents; and her husband, Hutch C. Wilson. She is survived by her sons, Christopher Reddic Robbins of Westville, Florida, and Kelvin Allen Robbins and wife Marsha of Panacea, Florida; daughter, Barbara Michelle Nazaruk and husband Bill of Panama City, Florida; sisters, Margrette Robbins of Crawfordville, Florida, and Nell Tipton of Columbus, Mississippi; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in the Brown Funeral Home Chapel, with viewing one hour prior. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the Walton County Humane Society. Brown Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida, is in charge of arrangements.Family and friends may sign the online register at Funeral Home 1068 Main St. Chipley, Fla. 32428 850-638-4010JOHNNIE MAE ANDERSON WILSON Marcia DunnAP Aerospace WriterCAPE CANAVERAL „ Vice President Mike Pence and his new space advisory council want U.S. private companies moving faster and farther into the cosmos, with the government easing restrictions on these 21st century pioneers.The U.S. will get left behind, the National Space Council was warned Wednesday, if it doesnt make it easier for companies like SpaceX and Blue Origin to set up shop in orbit around Earth and aim for the moon, Mars and beyond.Somewhere out there in space, is a bright red Roadster going thousands of miles per hour, the fast-est car in history. We had better keep up with it,Ž said Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Jr., a member of the newly revived space council. Thanks to impressive eventsŽ like SpaceXs test flight of its new Falcon Heavy rocket earlier this month, which hoisted the Tesla sports car and its mannequin driver, the United States is the leader in space once again,Ž Ross said.Not only did the rocket send Elon Musks Roadster roaring toward Mars „ Musk runs SpaceX as well as the electric car company „ two of its first-stage boosters landed back at Cape Canaveral for further recycling.Very impressive, indeed,Ž Pence, the councils chairman, told the crowd of more than 300 at Kennedy Space Center.SpaceXs launch came up repeatedly during the two-hour session held in the building once used to prep pieces of the International Space Station. Besides the lucrative busi-ness of launching satellites, many of the nations aerospace companies are looking to capitalize with their own orbiting labs and tourist stops, asteroid mining camps, lunar bases and more.Astronauts, aerospace leaders and NASA officials joined members of Congress and President Donald Trumps Cabinet for this second meeting of the council. Two moonwalkers were on hand: Apollo 11s Buzz Aldrin and Apollo 17s Harrison Schmitt.The Trump administration is pushing to get Americans back to the moon, a half-century after NASAs Apollo heydays. The new budget proposal unveiled by the White House last week emphasizes lunar exploration, while urging NASA to turn the International Space Station over to private businesses in 2025.Pence wants US businesses trailblazing into space


** B4 Thursday, February 22, 2018 | The News Heraldleading to a few close calls when the girls tried to grab their jackets before school.Later Wednesday, at Tommy Smith Elementary School, Figueroa and his wife Adlin, along with their youngest daughter Jahzara, found themselves crouching behind a bookcase. Their three older daughters had been taken out of class and told they had a den-tist appointment, and all three were very confused as to why they were being led to the library.That is, until Figueroa popped up from behind the bookcase. Then there were tears, lots of them.I was like, Oh my gosh, I cant believe he came! Ž said 9-year-old Alanis. I cant believe he lied to me!ŽFigueroa spent the last year in South Korea, deploying in February 2017 and coming home only briefly in August. His first deployment was almost a decade ago, when he spent six months in Iraq and six months in South Korea. While deployment can be difficult for the military parent, he said its hardest on the spouse left behind, who has to fill the roles of both parents.For me, it was easy. Wake up, go to the gym, do my things,Ž he said. But she (Adlin) had to do everything. I couldnt do this without her. Shes got my back. Shes always there to support us.ŽWhile he had been looking forward to the reunion for six months, Figueroa said he was more nervous than everŽ to rejoin his family Wednesday. That was OK, though, because Alanis had a whole itin-erary picked out for them.I want to go everywhere with him,Ž she said. I just want to explore with him where I went with my mom. I want to go with him to the zoo. Just, I want to go everywhere with him.ŽBut first, they all had to make a real trip to the dentist. DADFrom Page B1to shoot up the school so often over the past year, it had become commonplace. They also said Burke had drawn a detailed blueprint of the school with notes on it that revealed his intention to put bombs in certain classrooms and shoot the students inside others.Investigators learned that Burke was known on campus to point his fingers like a gun, aim at others, make shooting noises, and then say Head shot.Ž According to students, Burke prom-ised his friends If I do it, I wouldn't do it to you.ŽBCSO reported Burke initially denied having any plans or making any statements with regard to conducting a shooting at the school. However, Burke did state he had been watching the media coverage of the shoot-ing at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, and believed 'it was no big deal,'Ž BCSO wrote. He also reportedly admitted to making jokes about shooting other stu-dents at Rosenwald and to making the statement Keep talking, I'll bring something to the school and show you whats up,Ž in the context of a shooting at school.Investigators reported Burke also admitted to making drawings but said they were based on the video game Grand Theft Auto.ŽA consent search at Burke's residence resulted in no firearms or explosive materials.We appreciate the fact this teacher came forward to report what he overheard,Ž Sheriff Tommy Ford said. As well as the willingness of these stu-dents to speak out about their concerns. This kind of partnership allows us to effectively work to prevent a similar tragedy in our community.ŽOn Wednesday, BCSO investigated a similar incident at Bay High School. Student Dalton Capps, 14, was arrested after another student reported him making threats that he intended to shoot other students, accord-ing to a BCSO report. The other student reportedly told the school resource deputy she was concerned about Capps and some statements he had made that he planned to come to the school and shoot other students. Capps also drew his finger across his throat indicating he was going to cut the throats of other students or shoot them, the student said.BCSO reported Capps admitted to saying he was going to shoot up the school, using his hand to symbolize a gun and shootingŽ at students and using his finger as a knifeŽ to indicate he would slash student's throats. Capps stated he felt it was funny and was only joking. A consent search of his residence resulted in no access to firearms, BCSO reported. Both Burke and Capps were charged with making a false report concerning use of a fire-arm in a violent manner, a second-degree felony.Okaloosa police on Tuesday night charged the 13-year-old Pryor student with making a threat to kill or do bodily harm after he reportedly sent a social media post that said I want to shoot a school.ŽThe image sent through Snapchat consisted of a photo of an M4 assault rifle with the words, I would kill people, I wanna shoot a school and round 2 of Florida,Ž OCSO reported.The boy said he was playing a joke, he did not have any specific school in mind and did not mean anything by it, hisarrest report said. The suspect said he took the image of the weapon from Google images.The Snapchat post reportedly was sent as a group post, but one of the receivers reported it.Jones commended stu-dents and the teacher for following the see some-thing, say somethingŽ protocol. He said that for the most part, it's the students who help law enforcement the most when it comes to track-ing down threats.It takes courage to put your friendship on the line for the safety of their classmates,Ž Jones said. I applaud them.Ž ARRESTSFrom Page B1 Miguel Figueroa surprises his children at Tommy Smith Elementary School by returning home early from Korea on Wednesday. His children thought he was coming home from active duty with the Air Force in March. [JOSHUA BOUCHER/THE NEWS HERALD]Participants gained advice about officials use of cooperative programs, dynamic segmentation, custom targeted emails and other marketing strategies to promote Panama City Beach. They also got to mingle and meet with area sports and events sponsors and producers.This event is also ben-eficial for event planners to collaborate with each other, gaining tools and resources to better strengthen their future events,Ž Feeney said.Sports and events are now a part of Panama City Beachs DNA, said Richard Sanders, Visit PCBs vice president of sports market-ing and special events.The city already hosts myriad volleyball, softball, golf and other tourna-ments, bringing in visitors outside the beach tourism sector. The sports park is expected to further elevate the citys sport tourism appeal.The workshop also intro-duced new social media strategies. Jody Farrar of Chute, a visual marketing platform that helps brands develop marketing solutions, reviewed social media platforms that are key in marketing to certain audiences.Facebook, Instagram and YouTube are at the very top because they are very visual,Ž Farrar said.Katja Chatfield seemed to soak up what officials had to offer. The Beachside Resort general manager attended the seminar to get a better idea of what events would be coming to the area, as she prepares the resort for visitors.After Farrars presentation, Chatfield said she was thinking more about her teams marketing plans.We have a pretty aggressive marketing team,Ž she said. I never checked out YouTube. We can probably put up a fun video about the hotel. Mar-keting is changing quickly. You have to stay with the flow.Ž SPORTSFrom Page B1Members of the Sharpsburg, Ga., Magic fastpitch softball team stretch before a USFA World Series poolplay game at Frank Brown Park. [NEWS HERALD FILE PHOTO]


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** B6 Thursday, February 22, 2018 | The News HeraldBy Tom McLaughlin315-4435 | @TomMnwfdn tmclaughlin@nwfdailynews.comNICEVILLE „ Amidwifes license to practice has been suspended after the death of a newborn in her care.Cynthia Denbow, an advanced registered nurse practitioner employed by Gentle Birth Options, has been restricted from delivering or assisting in the delivery of infants and faces a formal disciplineŽ proceeding to determine the fate of her license, a state document shows.The document, an order of emergency restriction of licenseŽ dated Feb. 16 from the Florida Department of Health, states Denbow failed to take proper action after learning a child whose birth she was overseeing had breeched in the womb, then lied to cover up her mistakes, the report said.The child, a boy identified only as F.R., did not have a heartbeat when he was born. An autopsy showed the deceleration of the infants heart beat and the breech birth were responsible for his death.Ms. Denbows failure to meet the minimum standard of care directly contributed to F.R.s tragic death,Ž the report said.After the death, a neurologist told the childs mother she was familiar with Ms. Denbow and over the course of three years has seen patients brought to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center after Ms. Denbow attempted to perform dangerous and high risk deliveries at the birthing center resulting in fetal morbidity,Ž the report said.Reached by phone at Gentle Birth Options, 296 Bayshore Drive in Niceville, Denbow acknowledged she is abiding by the Florida Department of Heath restrictions placed upon her.Of course I cant talk about an open investigation,Ž said Denbow, who referred questions to Jack-sonville attorney Christine Whitney. Whitney did not immediately return a phone call seeking comment.Department of Health spokesman Brad Dalton said Denbow is entitled to continue to work as an ARNP as long as she adheres to the restrictions of the order filed against her. He said there have been no previous public complaints filed against Denbow, and no past dis-ciplinary action appears on her license.The report filed by the Department of Health states that the infant's mother, identified as Patient A.R.Ž began labor on the morning of Dec. 7, 2017,and informed Denbowjust before 4 p.m. that the labor was progressing.Almost three hours later,Ž the report notes, Denbow responded to notify the prospective mother to check in. No fur-ther instruction was given. The mother-to-be and her husband arrived at Gentle Birth Options at 10:37 p.m. Denbow did not perform an examination at that time.Patient A.R. ... observed that Ms. Denbow appeared distracted and disinterested in assisting (her) in the delivery process,Ž the report said.It was almost midnight before Denbow performed a vaginal examination and noted that the baby was in a breech position, the report said.The minimum standard of care requires a midwife to immediately transfer a patient in breech position to a higher level of care,Ž the report said. It adds that Denbow encouraged (the patient) to continue the delivery at the birthing center.ŽDenbow also continued to encourage the patient to push with contractions,Ž the report said.The decision was finally made about 12:30 a.m. to take the mother in labor to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center. Denbow was unable to answer a physi-cians basic questions about the stage of the mothers labor, the report said.It also says Denbow lied about whether she had advised the mother to push with contractions, attempted to write addendumsŽ into Patient A.Rs medical records and suggested follow-ing the childs death that he might have died from complications of sickle cell anemia.The report cites as failures of proper nursing protocol Denbows failure to perform a vaginal exami-nation in a timely fashion, failure to immediately refer the motherto the hospital when she learned the child was in breech position and instructing the mother to continue pushing with contractions even though she knew the baby was in breech position.It states she demonstrated unprofessional conduct by inaccurately recording details of the birth.Ms. Denbows continued unrestricted practice as a nurse constitutes an immediate, serious danger to the health safety or welfare of the citizens of the state of Florida,Ž the report concludes.Niceville midwife disciplined following death of infant PANAMA CITYPanama City native earns Blue Angels crestA Bay County native recently earned a Blue Angels crest.Derrious Austin, from Panama City, was pre-sented the crest by Cmdr. Eric Doyle, flight leader for the Blue Angels, the Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron. Austin is a logistics specialist 1st class.Blue Angel crests are earned after several weeks of training in squadron history, procedures, teamwork and traditions,Ž according to a press release from the Navy. The cresting cer-emony was heldat Naval Air Facility El Centro in California.CHIPLEYGirl, 14, injured after falling out of truck bedA 14-year-old girls was seriously injured after falling out of the bed of a pickup truck Tuesday evening, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.The girl was sitting on a mattress in the back of a 2005 Ford F-150 being driven by Allen Nelson, 32, of Chipley, FHP reported. The girl fell out of the vehicle as it drove along Fawnbridge Drive, a dirt road, and sustained serious injuries.Neither Allen Nelson nor passenger Candy Nelson, 32, was injured.FHP reported charges are pending.TALLAHASSEETrigger“ sh season reopens March 1 with smaller daily limitTriggerfish season reopens next week, with a larger minimum size and a smaller daily bag limit.The recreational gray triggerfish season will reopen in Gulf state and federal waters March 1. The daily bag limit will be one fish per person, down from two, and the minimum size limit will be 15 inches fork length, up from 14 inches.The changes are among those made at the FWCs July meeting. Another change was to add a January and February recreational Gulf closure to the existing June and July closure.The FWC in November 2016 closed triggerfish season for 2017 because of overfishing. The agency later added back some fall dates. This years season is intended to help maintain the population.To fish for gray triggerfish in Gulf state or federal waters, you must sign up as a Gulf reef fish angler, which requires annual renewal. Sign up at more about gray triggerfish at MyFWC. com/Fishing by clicking on Saltwater Fishing,Ž Recreational Regula-tionsŽ and Triggerfish.ŽBAY COUNTYOff-duty deputy saves neighbors life, BCSO saysA Bay County sheriffs deputy was off the clock when he saved a life this week.BCSO reported a deputy arriving home from work Monday heard his neighbor calling for help and found the neighbors adult son unresponsive on the kitchen floor.The deputy completed two rounds of CPR, and connected his AED defi-brillator to the man. After learning the man might have been using illegal drugs, the deputy also used Narcan nasal spray on him.Eventually, the deputy detected a faint pulse. EMS arrived and took over the mans medical care, before transporting him to a local hospital.PANAMA CITY BEACHMedical examiner: Drowned swimmer had heart problemA man whose body washed up in Panama City Beach on Sunday died of a heart problem exacerbated by being in the water at the time.Police on Monday iden-tified Nevio Visovich, an 83-year-old Canadian citizen, as the person whose body was found Sunday evening behind AquaVista Condominiums, 17155 Front Beach Road.According to a news release from the district Medical Examiners Office, Visovichs cause of death was hypertensive and ath-erosclerotic heart disease, with submersion in water a contributing factor.The death was ruled accidental. Staff and wire reportsAREA & STATE BRIEFSAustin


** The News Herald | Thursday, February 22, 2018 B7By Katie PohlmanGatehouse Media FloridaOCALA „ Trays of lettuce, broccoli, spinach, rosemary and three types of mint seedlings float in an orange kiddie pool filled with water and dotted with pink, blue and green cartoon mermaids behind Francis Marion Military Academy.A few feet away, pairs of students in matching black shirts and tan cargo pants dump blocks of coco fiber into round blue storage tubs. As water is added to the tubs, stu-dents massage the blocks, made from coconut husks, until they resemble fluffy, dark-brown soil. This pro-cess is called rehydration, which prepares the fiber to be placed into a VertiGro hydroponic growing system that promises greater yields in less time with fewer resources.Tim Carpenter said he developed and patented VertiGro in 1994 after he realized he could not make money using old hydroponic methods. Now, the system of stackable pots is used in schools, prisons, small farms, gardens and Caribbean islands.Each tower consists of a base pot with four rotating pots stacked above, allowing users to grow 20 plants per tower. Systems can consist of one tower for the hobbyist, 44 towers for the military academy, or even a 5-acre greenhouse in Puerto Rico.The whole thing was to save space and energy,Ž said Carpenter, who was named the Florida Associa-tion of County Agriculture Agents Marion County outstanding agriculturist in 2017.The military academys system is split in half: one side for harvesting and the other for planting. A stu-dent walks around holding a tray of broccoli seedlings with one hand while he uses the other to push a hole in the fiber with his finger. He then drops the seedling in and moves on.Students work in the garden at the academy as part of biology class with Thomas Allison. They decide what to plant and how much to plant. The students are in charge of estimating the cost of materials and potential yield.According to Carpenter, Allison got grants for all the greenhouse and VertiGro systems at Horizon Academy at Marion Oaks and just recently got a new position at Francis Marion Military Academy.ŽWhen Allison first intro-duced the idea of a VertiGro garden to the military academy, others thought the students wouldnt like it. But they love it.Allison said the students will sometimes pull a tomato or pepper off the plants and eat it.Id rather see that than (students) walking around with bags of chips,Ž he said.Other students will take parts of the harvest home to their families. Teachers do the same.Harvesting from the towers is as easy as snip, turn and repeat.Carpenter said he can harvest 100 pounds of tomatoes „ most as big as baseballs „ from one tower. He harvests so much he gives them away to whomever stops by his operation in Summerfield.David Holmes, Marion County director for the University of Floridas extension office, said VertiGro is important in figuring out how to feed a growing global population.The good lands are being taken for development,Ž he said. We have to figure out how to feed more people with less land input.ŽGrowth industryTim Carpenter, owner of VertiGro in south Marion County, patented the system that grows plants in vertical towers. [DOUG ENGLE/GATEHOUSE MEDIA FLORIDA] Florida man uses own hydroponic system to teach gardeningBy Wendy Victora315-4478 |@WendyV wvictora@nwfdailynews.comFlorida has garnered another No. 1 ranking in an online list, this one less than flattering.WalletHub designated Florida as the most sinful state in the nation in a recently released survey.The Sunshine State narrowly edged out California for the top spot. It measured categories including anger and hatred, jealousy, excesses and vices, greed, lust, vanity and laziness, according to the website.Florida was ranked No. 1 in jealousy, No. 4 rank in vanity, No. 7 in laziness and No. 8 in lust.The study used data ranging from crime rates and health data to Google searches and other mea-sures of how Floridians spend their free time.For example, to measure anger and hatred, the survey studied violent crime, bullying, hate crimes, sex offenders, number of mistreated children, hostile Internet comments and the number of mass shootings, as well as other factors.Jealousy was rated using data about thefts per capita and identity theft.Under the excesses and vice category, obe-sity, smoking rates, drug overdose deaths and alcohol use were studied, as well as the number of fast-food restaurants per capita.Greed took into account the number of casinos and percentage of the population with gambling disorders.Lust included data about the teen birth rate, the number of times Flo-ridians used Google to search for XXX enter-tainment and the average time spent on adult enter-tainment sites.Vanity measured the number of beauty salons per capita, Google searches for plastic surgery and the amount of money per household spent on personal care products and services.Laziness included data about the number of adults not exercising, average weekly hours worked, volunteer rate, daily time spent watching TV, high school graduation rates and the share of youth not attending school.The least sinful states in the country were Maine, North Dakota and Vermont, which is in the No. 50 spot.The full survey can be found at tops most sinful states listUnder the excesses and vice category, obesity, smoking rates, drug overdose deaths and alcohol use were studied as well as the number of fast-food restaurants per capita. 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** By Steve MegargeeAP Sports WriterKNOXVILLE, Tenn. „ Grant Williams bounced back from one of his worst performances of the season to score 23 points and No. 19 Tennessee beat Florida 62-57 on Wednesday night to hand the Gators their third con-secutive loss.Williams had a seasonlow five points Saturday in a 73-62 loss at Georgia. The Tennessee scoring leader responded Wednesday by shooting 8 of 13 from the floor and 7 of 8 from the foul line.Florida trailed nearly the whole way, but threatened in the final minute.Chris Chiozza made a basket to cut Tennessees lead to 60-57 with 24.5 sec-onds left, and he got fouled by Williams in the process. But Chiozza missed the ensuing free throw and couldnt get Florida any closer.Jordan Bowden made a pair of clinching free throws with 14 seconds left.Admiral Schofield had 16 points and eight rebounds for Tennessee (20-7, 10-5 Southeastern Conference). The News Herald | Thursday, February 22, 2018 C1 SPORTS PREP PAGE | C5 STAY UP TO DATEGymnastics, so ball capsules, and stats for basketball, baseball, and so ball NBA | C6AROUND THE NBARockets and Raptors enjoying the view atop conference standings By Dustin Kent747-5065 | @PCNHDustinKent dkent@pcnh.comSPRINGFIELD „ Heading into this season with eight first-year varsity players replacing five seniors who formed the core of last years 22-win, district championship-winning team, Rutherford coach Rhondie Ross didnt anticipate this group of Rams to replicate that success.However, the Rams (22-4) are right back in the same position as they prepare to host Godby (15-12) tonight in the Region 1-6A quarterfinals at 7 p.m. Rutherford brings a 16-game winning streak into the game and the confidence of a club that still hasnt tasted defeat in 2018. While Rutherford fans have grown accustomed to win streaks and 20-win seasons under coach Rhondie Ross leader-ship, the coach said this group has surpassed almost all of his preseason expectations.Absolutely,Ž he said Tuesday. Im not going to lie to you. I did not expect us to have a 16-game winning streak. Did I expect us to be in the position were in right now in terms of hosting the first of the playoffs? Rams look to extend seasonRutherford defenders Trevon Sims (11) and Eddie Dubose (22) converge to block the shot of a Bay player during the district championship game. [JOSHUA BOUCHER/THE NEWS HERALD] See RAMS, C2Auburn forward Horace Spencer reacts to a three point basket and strong start with a string of unanswered points against Alabama during the “ rst half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday in Auburn, Ala. [JOHN AMIS/AP PHOTO] By John ZenorAP Sports WriterAUBURN, Ala. „ Jared Harper scored 21 points, Chuma Okeke had 16 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 12 Auburn beat rival Alabama 90-71 Wednesday night even without ailing star Mustapha Heron.Down to seven scholarship players, the Tigers (24-4, 12-3 Southeastern Conference) turned a five-point halftime lead into a blowout thanks largely to big performances from Okeke and Malik Dunbar off the bench.Auburn responded with Heron out with a stomach ailment one game after center Anfernee McLemore was lost for the rest of the season to an ankle injury.Collin Sexton scored 25 points to lead the Crimson Tide (17-11, 8-7).Bryce Brown scored 18 points for the Tigers despite shooting just 3 for 14 on 3-pointers. Harper also had six assists.Okeke, who figures to be a key figure on replacing McLemore, scored 13 points in the second half and finished with a career-high. Dunbar also turned in his top performance with 14 points. Desean Murray had nine points and eight boards.Harper, Okeke lead Auburn to win over AlabamaSee AUBURN, C2Tennessee guard Jordan Bone (0) is defended by Florida guard Chris Chiozza (11) as he drives the ball toward the basket in the “ rst half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday in Knoxville, Tenn. [CRYSTAL LOGUIDICE/AP PHOTO] Volunteers hold o GatorsSee GATORS, C2


** C2 Thursday, February 22, 2018 | The News HeraldThe Associated PressTALL AHASSEE „ Florida State pitcher Tyler Holton will miss the remainder of the season due to an elbow injury.The junior left-hander will undergo Tommy John Surgery on Thursday. He felt muscle tightness during the Seminoles Feb. 16 opener against Xavier and left during the fifth inning. He allowed just one hit in 4 ‡ innings.Holton was a first-team All-America selection last season. He posted a 10-3 record and 144 strikeouts as the Seminoles advanced to the College World Series.Florida State (4-0) is ranked third going into a three-game weekend series against Troy. Coach Mike Martin is 28 wins away from passing Audie Garrido (1,975 victories) to become college baseballs winningest manager.Florida States top pitcher to miss season Auburn took command with a 1 7-2 run after having its lead cut to one early in the second half.Sexton made 8 of 12 shots for the Tide, but other top scorers struggled.John Petty, who had eight 3-pointers and 27 points in the Tides January win, missed his first eight attempts and fin-ished with three points.Donta Hall came in hot but had just seven points and five rebounds. BIG PICTURE Alabama: Had won five straight games over ranked teams and could have made a big statement for the NCAA Tournament. Came into the game giving up a league-best 65.6 points in SEC games.Auburn: Moved a step closer to clinching its third SEC title and first since 1999. Game had to be a con-fidence builder for players like Malik Dunbar and fresh-men Okeke and Michell. AUBURNFrom Page C1Yes, I thought we could win the district. But as far as winning 16 games in a row and all that, no, I did not expect this.ŽThe Rams have outscored their opponents by 19.1 points per game during the streak, though they have also been tested with hard-fought wins over 8A foes Leon and Niceville, had a pair of tough district battles with Mosley, as well as home victories over play-offs squads Marianna and Chotawhatchee, the latter of which went to three overtimes.Ross said he hopes that those battles have helped prepare for the postseason a team that has just three players who actually played in last years region quarterfinal loss to Rickards.I think us playing a bunch of close games down the stretch helped us,Ž he said. Playing teams like Marianna and Choctaw, just being in all those close games. Mosley was a close game also. I think experience is a factor for the guys, just getting enough games under their belt so that they start playing off of instinct instead of overthinking. You hope with experience that theyll be better in those situations.ŽRutherford will get a Godby squad that was knocked off 63-53 in the District 2 championship game by rival Rickards and is just 3-6 in the last nine games. That doesnt mean the Cougars pose no threat to the Rams, with Ross saying that their quickness and aggres-siveness, led by 5-foot-8 junior point guard Tava-ris King, are reminiscent of great Godby teams of the past.Theyre not as big as they have been in the last few years,Ž he said, but its a typical Godby team in that they com-pete extremely hard, they test your toughness, and theyre going to be relent-less in coming at you.ŽThe lightning-quick King is the catalyst for the Cougars attack and Ross said the Rams will have to work hard to contain his dribble penetration.Hes a very explosive scorer that puts a lot of pressure on you,Ž he said. He can hit jump shots, but he lives in the paint. He can get you in foul trouble and make plays for other people, but he can score. Weve got to contain (King) as much as we can. We want him to see a lot of Rutherford jerseys when he has the ball.ŽRoss said the biggest keys for his team will be limiting turnovers against the aggressive Godby defensive pressure and limiting the Cougars second-chance opportunities with defensive rebounding. Beyond Xs and Os, the coach said he is confident his players will be ready to play with the energy and aggressiveness necessary to win and advance in the playoffs.I expect my kids to compete at a high level,Ž he said. They know the stakes are high and its win or go home. If were fortunate to win, well get to host another game at home. We had a good day of practice (Mo nday), so hopefully the next two days of preparation will be good and well be ready to go on Thursday.ŽWith a win, Rutherford would advance to the region semifinals Tuesday against the winner of tonights quarterfinal matchup between Bay and Rickards. Bay opens at RickardsThe Tornadoes (6-18) will head to Tallahassee for their Region 1-6A opener against the Dis-trict 2 champion Raiders (19-7), who earned home court for the quarterfinal matchup with a 63-53 victory over Godby in their league champion-ship game.Rickards comes in riding an eight-game winning streak and looking to make it to the region semifinal round for the sixth consecutive season. Bay last made the playoffs in 2016 when it fell to Godby 75-37 in the region quarterfinals. Area schedule. All times CST Region 1-6A „ Godby 15-12 at Rutherford 22-4, 7 p.m., Bay 6-18 at Rickards 19-7, 6 p.m. Region 1-5A „ Marianna 17-9 at Pensacola Catholic 25-1, 7 p.m. Region 1-1A „ Cottondale 15-10 at Bethlehem 20-7, 7 p.m., Laurel Hill 19-7 at Blountstown 20-3, 7 p.m. Region 2-1A „ Franklin County 12-16 at Baker 15-9, 7 p.m., Chipley 17-10 at Port St. Joe 20-7, 7 p.m. RAMSFrom Page C1 Jalen Hudson had 13 points for Florida (17-11, 8-7), and Chiozza and Keith Stone each added 11. Chiozza also had nine assists and six rebounds.Florida was seeking a quality road win that could boost its NCAA Tourna-ment credentials.The Gators entered the night 65th in the RPI and have a demanding schedule the rest of the way. Florida hosts No. 12 Auburn, visits Alabama and hosts Kentucky in its final three regular-season games.The offensive struggles that have hindered Florida lately carried over. Florida had more turnovers (eight) than baskets (seven) during a first half in which it shot 26.9 percent over-all and 1 of 10 from 3-point range.Tennessee closed the first half on an 11-1 run to go into the locker room with a 27-18 advantage.The Vols extended the lead to 10 early in the second half, but Florida crept back into the game while Williams was on the bench with three fouls.Florida was trailing by just one point when it had two chances midway through the second half to regain the lead, but Deaundrae Ballard missed a 3-pointer on one posses-sion and Dontay Bassett missed a baseline jumper the net time the Gators had the ball.Tennessee then created some distance by going on a 7-0 run that included a Jordan B owden dunk and five points from Schofield. GATORSFrom Page C1 The Associated PressTy Jerome scored 18 points and top-ranked Virginia held off depleted Georgia Tech 65-54 on Wednesday night, clinching the regular season title and top seed next month in the Atlan-tic Coast Conference Tournament.The Cavaliers (25-2, 14-1), who also got nine points each from DeAndre Hunter and Mamadi Dia-kite, led just 31-30 at halftime and didnt open a double-digit lead until just 5:14 remained. Ben Lammers scored 22 points to lead the Yellow Jackets (11-17, 4-11). They lost their sixth in a row and 10th in the last 11 games.The regular-season title is the eighth in Virginias history and third in five years.NO. 3 VILLANOVA 93, DEPAUL 62: Mikal Bridges scored 27 points and Phil Booth added 14 in his return to the lineup to lead No. 3 Villanova to a victory over DePaul. Eric Paschall had 16 points, and Jalen Brunson added 11 points and seven assists to help the Wildcats (25-3, 12-3 Big East) beat DePaul for the 16th straight time. Booth played 16 minutes, going 4 for 6 from the “ eld and 2 for 4 from the arc in his comeback from a broken right hand that sidelined him seven games. No. 1 Virginia wraps up ACC title


** The News Herald | Thursday, February 22, 2018 C3 WINTER OLYMPICS A ROUNDUP OF WEDNESDAYS HIGHLIGHTS /// LOOKING AHEAD TO THURSDAY What to watch for todaySNOWBOARDING Womens big air “nal. It could be a U.S. sweep, as rookies Hailey Langland and Julia Marino and Sochi slopestyle gold medalist Jamie Anderson made the X Games podium between the last two years. FIGURE SKATING Womens free skate. The gold medal should come down to Russian training partners Yevgenia Medvedeva and Alina Zagitova. ALPINE SKIING Super combined. Likely will be last race for Mikaela Shiffrin at these Games and for Vonns Olympic career. Both are podium threats. Shiffrin won her only combined start last season. ROUNDUPSPEEDSKATING Mia Manganello crossed the “nish line, glanced at the videoboard and let out a yell. She then grabbed hands with American teammates Heather Bergsma and Brittany Bowe, and the trio thrust their arms in the air. The Americans had reason to celebrate Wednesday. They “nally won a long-track speedskating medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics, ending a U.S. drought for the women dating to the 2002 Salt Lake City Games. The trio earned bronze in the womens team pursuit, beating Canada by 0.45 seconds with a time of 2 minutes, 59.27 seconds. They surged to the lead before slowing near the end as the fast early pace took its toll. HOCKEY Canada advanced to the semi“nals of the Winter Olympics with a gritty 1-0 win over Finland but lost starting goaltender Ben Scrivens to an undisclosed upper-body injury. Maxim Noreaus goal 55 seconds into the third period was enough for Canada to reach Fridays semi“nal against Germany, which shocked top-seeded Sweden in overtime. Scrivens started the game, but gave way to Kevin Poulin at 4:17 of the second period after a crushing Eric ODell check sent Finnish player ”ying into the Canadian goaltender. Scrivens brie”y remained in the game, but came out at the next stoppage. CURLING A Russian curler who failed a drug test at the Pyeongchang Olympics will have his case heard Thursday. The Court of Arbitration for Sports anti-doping division says it will hear the case of mixed doubles bronze medalist Alexander Krushelnitsky at 2 p.m. local time. Krushelnitskys case has taken on extra importance since the International Olympic Committee is due to decide on whether to formally reinstate Russia for Sundays closing ceremony following a suspension for a doping scheme at Sochi. That decision would allow athletes to march under the Russian, rather than the Olympic, ”ag.The Associated Press WEDNESDAYS SPOTLIGHT MEDAL COUNTThrough Feb. 21 Country G S B T Norway 13 11 9 33 Germany 12 7 5 24 Canada 9 5 7 21 Netherlands 6 6 4 16 United States 6 4 6 16 France 5 4 5 14 OA Russia 0 4 9 13 Japan 3 5 3 11 Austria 4 2 4 10 South Korea 4 3 2 9 Italy 3 2 4 9 Sweden 4 4 0 8 Switzerland 2 5 1 8 China 0 5 2 7 Czech Republic 1 2 3 6 Britain 1 0 3 4 Finland 0 0 4 4 Slovakia 1 2 0 3 Australia 0 2 1 3 Belarus 1 1 0 2 Poland 1 0 1 2 Spain 0 0 2 2 Ukraine 1 0 0 1 Slovenia 0 1 0 1 Kazakhstan 0 0 1 1 Latvia 0 0 1 1 Liechtenstein 0 0 1 1GAMES FACESStop treating extreme sport athletes as second-class Olympians If youre addicted to sports misery, you cant just look at the United States modest Winter Olympics medal haul thus far. No, thats not depressing enough. To crank up the anguish to its max, you must turn haughty, create an antiquated tier system to rank the importance of each sport and then surmise that the Americans are even further off relevances radar. The arrogant conclusion: If you think its bad that the U.S. might “nish out of the top “ve in the medal standings despite having the largest team in Winter Olympics history, its worse when you consider it has been buoyed by kiddie-table sports such as snowboarding and freestyle skiing. And that would be a dismissive and primitive way of thinking. These Olympics shouldnt mystify American traditionalists. If anything, it should force them to accept change, embrace the evolving interests of young athletes and show gratitude that the extreme sportsŽ have kept our national ego out of intensive care. The supposed daredevil sports have accounted for seven of the countrys 14 medals. Snowboarders have captured four of the six golds. Mikaela Shiffrin was celebrated for her giant slalom gold, but the Alpine skier share the title of most impressive winning performance with shredders Chloe Kim, Red Gerard and Shaun White. And then theres Jamie Anderson, who won her second straight snowboarding slopestyle gold medal despite winds that could have ”own her back home.The Washington Post Jamanka wins Olympic g old for Germany, denying Meyers TaylorBy Tim ReynoldsThe Associated PressPYEONGCHANG, South Korea „ Up in the starting area on a frigid night in the mountains, only three womens bobsled pilots remained. One was the two-time defending Olympic gold med-alist. Another was the reigning world champion. And the third was someone without a single victory of any international significance on her resume. Guess who prevailed? Womens bobsledding has a new star, and a surprise Olym-pic champion. Germanys Mariama Jamanka „ winless in 23 career top-tier starts in her sport coming into the Pyeongchang Games „ put together four nearly flawless runs on her way to winning gold at the Alpensia Sliding Center on Wednesday night, holding off Elana Meyers Taylor of the U.S. and Kaillie Humphries of Canada on her way to the medal podiums top step.I still cant believe it, that we won,Ž Jamanka said. Im absolutely over the moon.ŽJamanka and brakeman Lisa Buckwitz finished their four runs in 3 minutes, 22.45 seconds. Meyers Taylor and Lauren Gibbs of the U.S. were second in 3:22.52, the 0.07second margin the closest b etween first and second in any Olympic womens bobsled race.We made Mariama come get it,Ž said Meyers Taylor, who drove to the world title last year. And she did.ŽHumphries „ the gold medalist in 2010 and 2014 „ teamed with Phylicia George to get third in 3:22.89. As it was for Meyers Taylor, it was the third Olympic medal for Humphries.And also like Meyers Taylor, Humphries saluted the new champ afterward.She did the business,Ž Humphries said. She did it yesterday. She did it here today. She had stiff competi-tion with me and Elana, and it really shows the kind of athlete she is and the mental fortitude that she has.ŽJamanka showed absolute nerves of steel in the ultimate moment to win the 18th Olympic gold medal in German bobsled history, the second by a woman.And theres no question who the best team at the slid-ing track has been in these Pyeongchang Games. With eight of the nine events now complete in bobsled, skeleton and luge, Germany has won five golds and will be a favorite to grab yet another in the four-man event that ends on the final day of the games Sunday.Stephanie Schneider of Ger-many was fourth, and Jamie Greubel Poser of the U.S. „ the bronze medalist behind Humphries and Meyers Taylor four years ago „ took fifth.Were very proud of what we did,Ž said Aja Evans, Greu-bel Posers brakeman in both Sochi and Pyeongchang. Its still tough. Its going to be tough for a while. But we laid it all on the line, so theres zero regrets.ŽNigeria, with pilot Seun Adigun and brakewomen Akuoma Omeoga and Ngozi Onwumere „ Omeoga was ill and couldnt race Wednesday, so she was subbed out „ fin-ished last in the 20-sled field, nearly four seconds behind 19th-place Jamaica. The Nigerians were the first sled from an African nation to compete in womens bobsled at the Olympics. Their pres-ence only added to a sport that has seen no shortage of diver-sity; four of the six women who won medals Wednesday night are women of color.All we have to give is every-thing weve got,Ž Adigun said.Meyers Taylor and Jamanka were the last two sleds down the track, and the only two real remaining contenders for gold by that point.Meyers Taylor finished in 50.73 seconds, jumped out of her sled, threw her arms in the air and celebrated with Gibbs. And then everyone turned their attention to the top of the track, to see if Jamanka could pull off the win. A bobsledding star is bornDriver Elana Meyers Taylor (left) and Lauren Gibbs of the United States celebrate winning the silver medal during the womens two-man bobsled “nal at the Winter Olympics Wednesday in Pyeongchang, South Korea. [PHOTOS BY MICHAEL SOHN/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS] Driver Elana Meyers Taylor and Lauren Gibbs of the United States take a curve in their third heat on Wednesday. THE COVERAGEHighlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: THE LINDSEY VONN SHOW: NBC identi“ ed Lindsey Vonn and Shaun White as its two stars of the Olympics going in, and with Whites games over, was intent upon riding with Vonn to the bottom of the mountain. The focus bordered on the excessive, with the pre-race catalogue of her injuries, the l-o-n-g lingering camera shot as she waited for the starting gate to open and the two separate post-race interviews by Heather Cox. In the second interview, Cox followed NBCs cringeworthy, get em to cry playbook by asking about a dead relative. In this case, it paid off because Cox stuck with her and, her emotions unleashed, Vonn talked movingly about her career and likely last hurrah at the Olympics. LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE: It was plain how determined NBC was to not repeat the embarrassment of the super-G competition when announcer Dan Hicks pronounced the race over before it was. And the network nearly succeeded. The downhill had roughly the same structure, with the last dozen or so racers having very little chance to win. This time NBC stuck with coverage nearly to the end, through racers that showed you why they had very little chance to win, forcing Hicks and partner Bode Miller to “ ll space through skiings version of basketballs garbage time. Then, with nine racers left to go, a graphic ” ashed on the screen with the top three “ nishers and the stillpremature label of “ nal results.Ž MILLER TIME: Millers had a rough Olympics, but hes capable of insights you can only get from a recent, serious competitor. To an outsider, snow is snow. But Miller spotted a rough patch that caused one competitor to wipe out and spoke of the impact of different consistencies of snow. He also took the bold stance of suggesting the key factor in gold medal winner So“ a Goggias victory was her chosen starting time, “ fth among all the skiers. Were still hoping to learn what he means by the observation that a skier is taking an aggressive line. MILLER TIME, PART TWO: Is this Millers “ rst and last Olympics with NBC? He sounded wistful hearing the story of Goggia working as a television commentator when she missed the Sochi Olympics due to an injury and when asked how she liked it, replied, I like being a competitor a lot more.Ž Responded Miller: I can agree with that.Ž SECOND CHOICE: NBC is getting the hang of using its NBCSN cable network as a complement to network coverage. On Tuesday, for example, the cable network gave extensive coverage of “ gure skating, allowing NBC the ” exibility to stay longer on the downhill race and show more of the breadth of Olympic competition. It still needs to better communicate the choices that viewers have.The Associated Press


** C4 Thursday, February 22, 2018 | The News Herald EBRO SCHEDULEMonday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Parx 11:55 a.m. Greyhound simulcast: Sarasota 11:30 a.m., Derby Lane 11:30 a.m., Palm Beach noon. Evening: Greyhound simulcast: Jacksonville 6:45 p.m. Tuesday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Parx 11:55 a.m. Greyhound simulcast: Sarasota 11:30 a.m. Wednesday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Tampa Bay 11:25 a.m., Gulfstream 11:35 a.m., Aqueduct 11:50 a.m. Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 11:30 a.m., Sarasota 11:30, Jacksonville 11:35 a.m., Palm Beach noon. Evening: Dania Jai Alai 5:30 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 6:30 p.m., Jacksonville 6:45 p.m. Thursday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Tampa Bay 11:25 a.m., Gulfstream 11:35 a.m. Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 11:30 a.m., Sarasota 11:30 a.m., Palm Beach noon. Evening: Dania Jai Alai 5:30 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Jacksonville 6:45 p.m. Friday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Aqueduct 12:20 p.m., Tampa Bay 11:25 a.m., Gulfstream 11:35 a.m., Santa Anita 3 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Sarasota 11:30 a.m., Derby Lane 11:30 p.m., Palm Beach noon. Evening: Dania Jai Alai 5:30 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Palm Beach 6 p.m., Sarasota 6:30 p.m., Derby Lane 6:30 p.m., Jacksonville 6:35 p.m. Saturday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast:Aqueduct 12:20 p.m., Tampa Bay 11:25 a.m., Gulfstream 11 a.m., Santa Anita 2:30 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 11:30 a.m., Sarasota 11:30 a.m., Jacksonville 11:35 a.m., Palm Beach noon. Evening: Dania Jai Alai 5:30 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Palm Beach 6 p.m., Derby Lane 6:30 p.m., Sarasota 6:30 p.m., Jacksonville 6:45 p.m. Sunday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Gulfstream 11 a.m., Tampa Bay 11:25 a.m., Aqueduct 12:20 p.m., Santa Anita 2:30 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Palm Beach noon, Jacksonville 12:30 p.m. POKER ROOM … (Ext. 180) Open 9 a.m. to 3 a.m. Monday through Friday and 24 hours on weekends and holidays. LOCATION … Intersection of State 79 and State 20. INFORMATION … 234-3943. PRO BASKETBALL NBAAll times CentralEASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division W L PCT. GB Toronto 41 16 .719 „ Boston 40 19 .678 2 Philadelphia 30 25 .545 10 New York 23 36 .390 19 Brooklyn 19 40 .322 23 Southeast Division W L PCT. GB Washington 33 24 .579 „ Miami 30 28 .517 3 Charlotte 24 33 .421 9 Orlando 18 39 .316 15 Atlanta 18 41 .305 16 Central Division W L PCT. GB Cleveland 34 22 .607 „ Indiana 33 25 .569 2 Milwaukee 32 25 .561 2 Detroit 28 29 .491 6 Chicago 20 37 .351 14 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L PCT. GB Houston 44 13 .772 „ San Antonio 35 24 .593 10 New Orleans 31 26 .544 13 Memphis 18 38 .321 25 Dallas 18 40 .310 26 Northwest Division W L PCT. GB Minnesota 36 25 .590 „ Oklahoma City 33 26 .559 2 Denver 32 26 .552 2 Portland 32 26 .552 2 Utah 30 28 .517 4 Paci“ c Division W L PCT. GBGolden State 44 14 .759 „ L.A. Clippers 30 26 .536 13 L.A. Lakers 23 34 .404 20 Sacramento 18 39 .316 25 Phoenix 18 41 .305 26 Tuesdays Games None scheduledWednesdays GamesNone scheduledTodays GamesBrooklyn at Charlotte, 6 p.m. New York at Orlando, 6 p.m. Philadelphia at Chicago, 7 p.m. Washington at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Oklahoma City at Sacramento, 9 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Golden State, 9:30 p.m.Fridays GamesAtlanta at Indiana, 6 p.m. Boston at Detroit, 6 p.m. Charlotte at Washington, 6 p.m. Milwaukee at Toronto, 6:30 p.m. Cleveland at Memphis, 8 p.m. Miami at New Orleans, 7 p.m. Minnesota at Houston, 7 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Phoenix, 8 p.m. Portland at Utah, 8 p.m. San Antonio at Denver, 8 p.m. Dallas at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m. ODDS PREGAME.COM LINENATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONTodayFAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG Philadelphia 6 214 at Chicago at Charlotte Off Off Brooklyn at Orlando Off Off New York at Cleveland 6 220 Washington Oklahoma City 8 213 at Sacramento at Golden State 10 232 L.A. ClippersCOLLEGE BASKETBALL TodayFAVORITE OPEN UNDERDOG at Cincinnati 20 UConn at Coll. Charleston 10 Elon at Oakland 10 Green Bay Milwaukee 3 at Detroit at Northwestern 5 Wisconsin Purdue 10 at Illinois Hofstra 2 at James Madison Old Dominion 3 at Marshall at Northeastern 6 Towson at Drexel 2 Delaware at William & Mary 6 UNC-Wilmington at FAU 7 Rice at FIU 1 North Texas Coastal Carolina 3 at UALR at W. Kentucky 20 Charlotte at UTSA 5 Southern Miss. at Texas-Arlington 5 Georgia Southern at South Alabama 3 Louisiana-Monroe La.-Lafayette 6 at Troy Appalachian St. 1 at Arkansas St. Georgia St. 3 at Texas State Houston 7 at Memphis at Stanford 4 Washington at Utah 3 UCLA Arizona 5 at Oregon St. Gonzaga 10 at San Diego Louisiana Tech 5 at UTEP at Saint Marys Cal 21 Pepperdine at Santa Clara 3 Loyola Marymount at Paci“ c 1 San Francisco at Cal Poly 5 CS Northridge at UC Irvine 2 UC Santa Barbara at California 3 Washington St. BYU 8 at Portland at Oregon 3 Arizona St. at Hawaii 3 Long Beach St. NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE TodayFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at New Jersey Off Minnesota Off at Toronto -200 N.Y. Islanders +180 at Philadelphia -116 Columbus +106 Tampa Bay -190 at Ottawa +175 at Montreal Off N.Y. Rangers Off at Detroit Off Buffalo Off at Florida -108 Washington -102 at Nashville -163 San Jose +153 at Arizona Off Calgary Off at Edmonton -130 Colorado +120 at Los Angeles -128 Dallas +118 Updated odds available at TRANSACTIONS BASEBALLMLB „ Suspended Houston RHP Forrest Whitley (Double-A Corpus Christi) 50 games without pay for a violation of baseballs minor league drug prevention and treatment program.American LeagueBALTIMORE ORIOLES „ Agreed to terms with OF Colby Rasmus on a minor league contract. TEXAS RANGERS „ Acquired international slot compensation from Cincinnati for RHP Miguel Medrano.National LeagueMIAMI MARLINS „ Agreed to terms with OF Cameron Maybin on a one-year contract. PITTSBURGH PIRATES „ Signed OF Michael Saunders to a minor league contract. WASHINGTON NATIONALS „ Agreed to terms with RHP Joaquin Benoit on a one-year contract. Placed RHP Joe Ross on the 60-day DL.American AssociationLINCOLN SALTDOGS „ Signed LHP Jose Jose. Released RHPs Seth Webster, Evan Boyd and Jake Kuebler.Can-Am LeagueOTTAWA CHAMPIONS „ Released INF Ricky Oropesa. QUEBEC CAPITALES „ Released OF Markus Knecht. ROCKLAND BOULDERS „ Signed RHP John LaRossaFrontier LeagueJOLIET SLAMMERS „ Signed INF-OF Dom Iero to a contract extension. WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS „ Signed RHP Devin Raferty.BASKETBALL National Basketball AssociationNBA „ Fined Dallas owner Mark Cuban $600,000 for public statements detrimental to the NBA. INDIANA PACERS „ Signed G Trey McKinney Jones to a 10-day contract. PHOENIX SUNS „ Called up G Shaquille Harrison from Northern Arizona (NBAGL) and signed him to a 10-day contract. Released G Josh Gray.Womens National Basketball AssociationLOS ANGELES SPARKS „ Re-signed F Tiffany Jackson.NBA G LeagueDELAWARE 87ERS „ Acquired G Stefhon Hannah from the available player pool.FOOTBALLNational Football LeagueCAROLINA PANTHERS „ Named Marty Hurney general manager. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS „ Named Brentson Buckner defensive line coach and Stephen Nicholas defensive quality control coach.Canadian Football LeagueEDMONTON ESKIMOS „ Signed FB Christophe Normand and WR Rory Kohlert. Re-signed LB Jeremiah Kose.HOCKEYNational Hockey LeagueANAHEIM DUCKS „ Recalled G Reto Berra from San Diego (AHL). NEW YORK RANGERS „ Assigned D Ryan Sproul to Hartford (AHL). WASHINGTON CAPITALS „ Acquired D Jakub Jerabek from Montreal for a 2019 “ fth-round draft pick.ECHLECHL „ Suspended Indy C Ryan Rupert two games and “ ned him an undisclosed amount for his actions in a game against Cincinnati on Feb. 20.COLLEGESCS NORTHRIDGE „ Named Jenny Ruiz-Williams womens assistant soccer coach. PENNSYLVANIA „ Named Brian Gill mens soccer coach TENNESSEE „ Named Chris Weinke running backs coachs. COLLEGE BASKETBALL MENS BASKETBALL THE AP TOP 25 POLLThe top 25 teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll, with “ rst-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 18, total points based on 25 points for a “ rst-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last weeks ranking: RECORD PTS LW 1. Virginia (42) 24-2 1,601 1 2. Michigan State (19) 26-3 1,565 2 3. Villanova (4) 24-3 1,509 3 4. Xavier 24-4 1,398 4 5. Duke 22-5 1,292 12 6. Texas Tech 22-5 1,206 7 6. Gonzaga 25-4 1,206 9 8. Kansas 21-6 1,166 13 9. Purdue 24-5 1,130 6 10. North Carolina 21-7 1,074 14 11. Cincinnati 23-4 954 5 12. Auburn 23-4 873 10 13. Wichita State 21-5 870 19 14. Arizona 21-6 831 17 15. Clemson 20-6 683 11 16. Ohio State 22-7 680 8 17. Michigan 22-7 615 22 18. Rhode Island 21-4 455 16 19. Tennessee 19-7 427 18 20. Nevada 23-5 330 24 21. West Virginia 19-8 329 20 22. Saint Marys (Calif.) 25-4 291 15 23. Houston 21-5 263 „ 24. Middle Tennessee 22-5 87 „ 25. Florida State 19-8 63 „ Others receiving votes: Baylor 52, Kentucky 33, Arizona St 32, Arkansas 23, UCLA 20, St. Bonaventure 13, Virginia Tech 12, Creighton 10, Penn St. 6, Kansas St 5, Missouri 5, Texas A&M 4, TCU 4, Butler 2, Loyola of Chicago 2, Alabama 1, Oklahoma 1, Boise St. 1, ETSU 1. THE AP TOP 25 RESULTS/SCHEDULETuesdays GamesNo. 2 Michigan State 81, Illinois 61 No. 16 Ohio State 79, Rutgers 52 No. 18 Rhode Island 95, La Salle 93, OT No. 21 West Virginia 71, Baylor 60Wednesdays GamesNo. 1 Virginia 65, Georgia Tech 54 No. 3 Villanova 93, DePaul 62 No. 4 Xavier 89, Georgetown 77 No. 5 Duke 82, Louisville 56 Oklahoma State 79, No. 6 Texas Tech 71 No. 10 North Carolina 78, Syracuse 74 No. 12 Auburn 90, Alabama 71 No. 13 Wichita State 93, Tulane 86 Virginia Tech 65, No. 15 Clemson 58 No. 17 Michigan 72, Penn State 63 No. 19 Tennessee 62, Florida 57 No. 20 Nevada vs. San Jose State, lateTodays GamesNo. 6 Gonzaga at San Diego, 8 p.m. No. 9 Purdue at Illinois, 6 p.m. No. 11 Cincinnati vs. UConn, 6 p.m. No. 14 Arizona at Oregon State, 8 p.m. No. 22 Saint Marys vs. Pepperdine, 9 p.m. No. 23 Houston at Memphis, 8 p.m.WEDNESDAYS RESULTSEASTBoston U. 81, Lafayette 65 Bucknell 85, Navy 61 Canisius 95, Niagara 88 Colgate 87, Army 83 Fair“ eld 70, Siena 69 George Mason 79, Saint Josephs 76 George Washington 103, Richmond 77 Hartford 65, New Hampshire 56 Holy Cross 70, American U. 64 Lehigh 80, Loyola (Md.) 74 Mass.-Lowell 88, Maine 76 Michigan 72, Penn St. 63 North Carolina 78, Syracuse 74 St. Bonaventure 73, Duquesne 67 Stony Brook 64, UMBC 57 VCU 82, UMass 78 Vermont 75, Binghamton 54 Villanova 93, DePaul 62 Xavier 89, Georgetown 77SOUTHAuburn 90, Alabama 71 Davidson 76, Fordham 52 Duke 82, Louisville 56 Nicholls 96, McNeese St. 79 SMU 77, East Carolina 58 South Carolina 66, Georgia 57 Virginia 65, Georgia Tech 54 Virginia Tech 65, Clemson 58MIDWESTBradley 82, Missouri St. 78 Illinois St. 89, Drake 81, OT Indiana St. 58, Evansville 53 Loyola of Chicago 75, S. Illinois 56 Marquette 85, St. Johns 73 TCU 89, Iowa St. 83 Wichita St. 93, Tulane 86 Texas at Kansas St., late Iowa at Minnesota, lateSOUTHWESTLamar 87, Houston Baptist 73 Northwestern St. 66, Incarnate Word 54 Oklahoma St. 79, Texas Tech 71 Sam Houston St. 57, New Orleans 54 Stephen F. Austin 97, Cent. Arkansas 62 Texas A&M-CC at Abilene Christian, late UCF at Tulsa, lateFAR WESTBoise St. 87, Colorado St. 54 San Diego St. at Air Force, late San Jose St. at Nevada, late Cal St.-Fullerton at UC Riverside, late Fresno St. at UNLV, late Southern Cal at Colorado, lateWOMENS BASKETBALL THE AP TOP 25 POLLThe top 25 teams in The Associated Press womens college basketball poll, with “ rst-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 18, total points based on 25 points for a “ rst-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last weeks ranking: RECORD PTS LW 1. Connecticut (32) 26-0 800 1 2. Mississippi State 28-0 765 2 3. Baylor 25-1 735 3 4. Louisville 27-2 688 4 5. Notre Dame 25-2 686 5 6. Texas 22-4 632 6 7. South Carolina 22-5 597 8 8. Oregon 24-4 587 9 9. Florida State 22-4 521 12 10. UCLA 21-5 501 7 11. Missouri 22-5 488 13 12. Oregon State 21-6 443 15 13. Maryland 22-5 367 10 14. Ohio State 22-6 359 16 15. Tennessee 21-6 358 11 16. Stanford 19-9 319 14 17. Texas A&M 20-8 247 17 18. South Florida 22-5 229 22 19. Georgia 21-5 214 20 20. Duke 20-7 184 17 21. North Carolina State 21-6 132 25 22. Green Bay 23-3 106 19 23. Belmont 26-3 98 24 24. Louisiana State 18-7 87 „ 25. Oklahoma State 18-8 73 21 Others receiving votes: Minnesota 60, Dayton 29, Mercer 19, Miami 14, Arizona St. 12, Iowa 11, Michigan 10, West Virginia 7, Gonzaga 5, California 3, Cent. Michigan 3, Oklahoma 3, Quinnipiac 3, Nebraska 3, Southern Cal 1, Syracuse 1. THE AP TOP 25 RESULTS/SCHEDULETuesdays GamesNone scheduledWednesdays GamesNo. 1 UConn 91, Tulane 47 No. 14 Ohio State 88, Northwestern 54 No. 18 South Florida 81, Houston 65 No. 23 Belmont 66, Jacksonville State 35 Kansas 66, No. 25 Oklahoma State 59Todays GamesNo. 2 Mississippi State vs. Auburn, 7 p.m. No. 4 Louisville vs. Virginia, 6 p.m. No. 5 Notre Dame vs. Virginia Tech, 6 p.m. No. 7 South Carolina vs. No. 24 LSU, 5:30 p.m. No. 9 Florida State vs. Boston College, 6 p.m. No. 10 UCLA vs. Colorado, 10 p.m. No. 11 Missouri vs. Vanderbilt, 7 p.m. No. 13 Maryland at Michigan, 5 p.m. No. 15 Tennessee at Florida, 6 p.m. No. 17 Texas A&M at Arkansas, 7 p.m. No. 19 Georgia at Alabama, 7 p.m. No. 21 N.C. State at Pittsburgh, 6 p.m. PRO HOCKEY NHLEASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 60 40 17 3 83 215 161 Boston 58 37 13 8 82 191 142 Toronto 62 37 20 5 79 205 172 Florida 57 26 25 6 58 166 186 Detroit 59 24 26 9 57 157 177 Montreal 59 22 29 8 52 151 188 Ottawa 59 21 28 10 52 160 207 Buffalo 60 17 32 11 45 143 198 Metropolitan Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Washington 60 34 19 7 75 187 180 Pittsburgh 61 35 22 4 74 195 180 Philadelphia 60 31 19 10 72 181 174 New Jersey 60 31 21 8 70 181 183 Columbus 60 30 25 5 65 159 170 Carolina 60 27 23 10 64 162 180 N.Y. Islanders 61 29 26 6 64 203 219 N.Y. Rangers 60 27 28 5 59 173 191 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Nashville 59 36 14 9 81 185 154 Winnipeg 60 35 16 9 79 199 161 Dallas 59 34 21 4 72 179 157 St. Louis 61 34 23 4 72 173 156 Minnesota 59 32 20 7 71 177 169 Colorado 59 32 23 4 68 184 177 Chicago 61 26 27 8 60 173 175 Paci“ c Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Vegas 59 39 16 4 82 202 160 San Jose 60 33 19 8 74 178 163 Los Angeles 60 33 22 5 71 174 149 Anaheim 61 30 20 11 71 169 170 Calgary 60 30 21 9 69 169 175 Vancouver 60 23 30 7 53 161 194 Edmonton 59 24 31 4 52 164 194 Arizona 59 17 32 10 44 143 197 2 points for a win, 1 point for OT loss. Top three teams in each division and two wild cards per conference advance to playoffs.Tuesdays GamesPhiladelphia 3, Montreal 2, OT Tampa Bay 4, Washington 2 Columbus 2, New Jersey 1 Toronto 1, Florida 0 Nashville 3, Detroit 2 San Jose 3, St. Louis 2 Los Angeles 4, Winnipeg 3 Boston 3, Edmonton 2 Colorado 5, Vancouver 4, OTWednesdays GamesChicago 3, Ottawa 2, SO Dallas at Anaheim, late Calgary at Vegas, lateTodays GamesColumbus at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Minnesota at New Jersey, 6 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Toronto, 6 p.m. Washington at Florida, 6:30 p.m. Buffalo at Detroit, 6:30 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Montreal, 6:30 p.m. Tampa Bay at Ottawa, 6:30 p.m. San Jose at Nashville, 7 p.m. Colorado at Edmonton, 8 p.m. Calgary at Arizona, 8 p.m. Dallas at Los Angeles, 9:30 p.m.Fridays GamesMinnesota at N.Y. Rangers, 6 p.m. Pittsburgh at Carolina, 6:30 p.m. Winnipeg at St. Louis, 7 p.m. San Jose at Chicago, 7:30 p.m. Vancouver at Vegas, 9:30 p.m.BLACKHAWKS 3, SENATORS 2, SOOTTAWA 1 1 0 0 „ 2 CHICAGO 1 1 0 0 „ 3Chicago wins shootout 3-2First Period„1, Chicago, Kane 23 (Kampf, Hinostroza), 14:19. 2, Ottawa, Smith 5 (Stone, Brassard), 15:56. Penalties„None. Second Period„3, Chicago, Anisimov 16 (Gustafsson, Kane), 5:52. 4, Ottawa, Duchene 16 (Stone, Claesson), 12:01. Penalties„Anisimov, CHI, (hooking), 8:54; Smith, OTT, (tripping), 9:32. Third Period„None. Penalties„Chabot, OTT, (high sticking), 12:09. Overtime„None. Penalties„None. Shootout„Ottawa 2 (Duchene G, Chabot NG, Dzingel NG, Hoffman G, Gaborik NG, Pyatt NG, Stone NG), Chicago 3 (Toews NG, Kane G, Duclair NG, DeBrincat G, Anisimov NG, Jurco NG, Schmaltz G). Shots on Goal„Ottawa 4-14-9-7„34. Chicago 14-10-10-4„38. Power -play opportunities„Ottawa 0 of 1; Chicago 0 of 2. Goalies„Ottawa, Condon 4-10-5 (38 shots-36 saves). Chicago, Forsberg 7-12-3 (34-32). A„21,532 (19,717). T„2:44. Referees„Eric Furlatt, Trevor Hanson. Linesmen„ Shandor Alphonso, Tim Nowak. GOLF UPCOMING TOURNAMENTSAll times CentralHONDA CLASSICSite: Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Course: PGA National. Yardage: 7,110. Par: 70. Purse: $6.6 million. Winners share: $1,188,000. Television: Today-Friday, 1-5 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 12-1:45 p.m. (Golf Channel); 2-5 p.m. (CBS Sports). Defending champion: Rickie Fowler. Last week: Bubba Watson won the Genesis Open. FedEx Cup leader: Patton Kizzire. Notes: CBS is televising the tournament for the “ rst time because NBC has the Winter Olympics. ... Rickie Fowler has had at least a share of the 54-hole lead six times on the PGA Tour. The Honda Classic last year is the only time he went on to win. ... The “ eld has star power in Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas. But for the “ rst time this year, a PGA Tour event does not have one of the worlds top three players. ... Woods is playing back-to-back weeks on the PGA Tour for the “ rst time since August 2015. ... Jack Nicklaus (1977-78) is the last player to win back-to-back at the Honda Classic. ... Masters champion Sergio Garcia is playing his “ rst PGA Tour event of the year. He previously won in Singapore and tied for 32nd in Dubai. ... Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk is playing on a sponsors exemption. ... The Honda Classic gave an exemption to Dylan Frittelli, who made the winning putt for Texas at the 2012 NCAA Championship. He is in the “ eld next week in Mexico. ... McIlroy won the Honda Classic in 2012 to reach No. 1 in the world for the “ rst time. ... PGA National hosted the PGA Championship twice and the 1983 Ryder Cup. Next week: WGC-Mexico Championship. Online: EUROPEAN TOUR COMMERCIAL BANK QATAR MASTERSSite: Doha, Qatar. Course: Doha GC. Yardage: 7,400. Par: 72. Purse: $1.75 million. Television: Today-Friday, 4-8 a.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 3-7:30 a.m. (Golf Channel). Defending champion: Jeunghun Wang. Last week: Joost Luiten won the Oman Open. Race to Dubai leader: Sharma Shubhankar. Notes: Chris Wood moved back into the top 100 with his runner-up “ nish in Oman last week. After making his Ryder Cup debut at Hazeltine in 2016, the Englishman had only three top 10s in 29 starts. ... With his victory last week, Luiten moved to No. 9 in the Race to Dubai and quali“ ed for the World Golf Championship in Mexico City next week. ... Julian Suri of Jacksonville, Florida, is in the “ eld after getting three sponsor exemptions on the PGA Tour. Suri tied for 63rd at Torrey Pines, missed the cut in Phoenix and shot 7678 on the weekend at Pebble Beach to fall to a tie for 68th. He fell three spots in the world ranking to No. 65 after those three weeks. ... For the second straight week on the European Tour, no one from the top 50 is playing. Next week: WGC-Mexico Championship. Online: LPGA TOUR HONDA LPGA THAILANDSite: Chonburi, Thailand. Course: Siam CC (Pattaya Old Course). Yardage: 6,642. Par: 72. Purse: $1.6 million. Winners share: $240,000. Television: Thursday-Sunday, 12-4 a.m. (Golf Channel). Defending champion: Amy Yang. Last week: Jin Young Ko won the Womens Australian Open. Race to CME Globe leader: Jin Young Ko and Brittany Lincicome. Notes: The “ eld features nine of the top 10 in the womens world ranking. The only player missing is Womens British Open champion I.K. Kim at No. 8. ... Ko became the second player to win her LPGA Tour debut as a member. The other was Beverly Hanson in 1951. ... On the alternate list is Brittany Lang, who won the U.S. Womens Open in 2016. She has had only two top 10s in her last 38 starts since winning her “ rst major. ... Lexi Thompson in 2015 is the only American to win the Honda LPGA Thailand since it began in 2006. ... Yang has won two of the last three years. ... The top 10 in the womens world ranking are from six countries. Next week: HSBC Womens World Championship. Online: www.lpga.comPGA TOUR CHAMPIONSLast week: Joe Durant won the Chubb Classic. Next week: Cologuard Classic. Schwab Cup leader: David Toms. Online: WEB.COM TOURLast tournament: Ben Taylor won the Club Colombia Championship. Next tournament: El Bosque Mexico Championship on March 8-11. Money leader: Sungjae Im. Online: AUTO RACING UPCOMING RACESAll times CentralNASCAR MONSTER ENERGY CUP FOLDS OF HONOR QUIKTRIP 500Site: Atlanta Schedule: Friday, practice, 10:35 a.m. (FS1), qualifying, 4:15 p.m., (FS1); Saturday, practice, 1 p.m.; Sunday, race, 1 p.m., FOX. Track: Atlanta Motor Speedway (oval, 1.5 miles). Race distance: 500.5 miles, 325 laps. Last year: Brad Keselowski won the spring race in Atlanta after starting “ fth. Last week: Austin Dillon won his “ rst Daytona 500. Fast facts: Bubba Wallace “ nished second last week. This will be his “ rst full season in Cup. ...It was just the second career win in NASCARs top series for Dillon, who had only four top-10 “ nishes in 36 races in 2017. ...Ryan Blaney led a race-high 118 laps last week. ...Martin Truex Jr., the defending series champion, “ nished 18th. Next race: Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube, March 4, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas. Online: NASCAR XFINITY RINNAI 250Site: Atlanta Schedule: Friday, practice, 12:05 & 2:05 p.m., (FS1); Saturday, qualifying, 8:10 a.m. (FS1), race, 1 p.m., FS1. Track: Atlanta Motor Speedway Race distance: 251.02 miles, 163 laps. Last year: Kyle Busch won the pole and the race, though he led just 26 laps. Last week: Tyler Reddick won the closest “ nish in NASCAR history. Fast facts: Reddicks margin of victory over JR Motorsports teammate Elliott Sadler was 0.000 seconds, breaking the mark set by Butch Miller when he beat Mike Skinner by 0.001 seconds to win the Truck Series race on July 15, 1995 at Colorado National Speedway. ...Reddick won at Kentucky in 2017 and took the pole at his last two events last season. ... Garrett Smithley “ nished a career-high “ fth at Daytona. Next race: Boyd Gaming 300, March 3, Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Online: SCOREBOARD ON THE AIR AREA EVENTS Boys basketball Godby at Rutherford 7 p.m. Bay at Godby 6 p.m. Baseball Vernon at Bozeman 7 p.m. Bay at Crestview 6:30 p.m. Mosley at Andalusia 4 p.m. Arnold at Port St. Joe 4 p.m. Softball Rutherford at Bay 6 p.m. Arnold at Bozeman 6 p.m. Mosley at South Walton 6 p.m. Today BOXING 10:30 p.m. ESPN2 [„] Joseph Diaz, Jr. vs. Victor Terrazas, for Diazs NABO featherweight title, at Indio, Calif. COLLEGE BASKETBALL 6 p.m. CBSSN [„] Robert Morris at Mount St. Marys ESPN [„] UConn at Cincinnati ESPN2 [„] Wisconsin at Northwestern ESPNU [„] Winthrop at UNC-Asheville FS1 [„] Purdue at Illinois 8 p.m. CBSSN [„] Houston at Memphis ESPN [„] UCLA at Utah ESPN2 [„] Gonzaga at San Diego ESPNU [„] Belmont at Jacksonville St. FS1 [„] Arizona at Oregon St. 10 p.m. ESPNU [„] BYU at Portland 10:30 p.m. FS1 [„] Arizona St. at Oregon GOLF 4 a.m. GOLF [„] European PGA Tour, Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, “ rst round, at Doha, Qatar (same-day tape) 1 p.m. GOLF [„] PGA Tour, Honda Classic, “ rst round, at Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Midnight (Friday) GOLF [„] LPGA Tour, Honda LPGA Thailand, second round, at Chonburi, Thailand NBA 7 p.m. TNT [„] Washington at Cleveland 9:30 p.m. TNT [„] L.A. Clippers at Golden State SOCCER 9:50 a.m. FS2 [„] UEFA Europa League, Round of 32, 2nd leg, FC Lokomotiv Moscow vs. OGC Nice Noon FS1 [„] UEFA Europa League, Round of 32, 2nd leg, Atletico Madrid vs. Copenhagen FS2 [„] UEFA Europa League, Round of 32, 2nd leg, RB Leipzig vs. Napoli 2 p.m. FS1 [„] UEFA Europa League, Round of 32, 2nd leg, Arsenal vs. Osterland FS2 [„] UEFA Europa League, Round of 32, 2nd leg, Atalanta vs. Borussia Dortmund WINTER OLYMPICS 4 a.m. OLY CHANNEL Medal Ceremonies (LIVE) 4:20 a.m. NBCSN [„] Biathlon: Womens 4x6km Relay Gold Medal Final (LIVE); Nordic Combined: Mens Team 4x5km Gold Medal Final (LIVE) 6:45 a.m. NBCSN [„] Short Track Speed Skating: Gold Medal Finals; Medal Ceremonies 9:45 a.m. NBCSN [„] Curling: Mens & Womens Tiebreaker 12:45 p.m. NBCSN [„] Curling: Mens Semi“ nal 2 p.m. NBC [„] Biathlon: Womens 4x6km Relay Gold Medal Final; Nordic Combined: Team Gold Medal Final 3:45 p.m. NBCSN [„] Hockey Game of the Day (replay) 4 p.m. CNBC [„] Curling: Mens Semi“ nal 6 p.m. NBCSN [„] Olympic Ice; Figure Skating: Ladies Free Program (LIVE) 7 p.m. NBC [„] Figure Skating: Ladies Gold Medal Final (LIVE); Short Track Speedskating: Gold Medal Finals 9 p.m. NBCSN [„] Curling: Mens Semi“ nal (replay); Short Track Speed Skating: Gold Medal Final 11:35 p.m. (Friday) NBC [„] Freestyle Skiing: Womens Ski Cross Gold Medal Final 1 a.m. (Friday) NBCSN Ice Hockey: Mens Semi“ nal (LIVE) WOMENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 5 p.m. BTN [„] Maryland at Michigan The News HeraldWEIGHTLIFTINGSPRINGFIELD „ North Bay Haven snuck by Wewahitchka in a four-team weightlifting meet at Rutherford High School on Tues-day, finishing first with a team score of 59, fol-lowed by Wewahitchka at 56, Rutherford at 36, and Post St. Joe at 18.Individual results: 119: Black R 165-125-290, Trevino N 115140255, Salerno W 115-80-195, Dutton R 115-65-180, Lanier W 80-75-155. 129: Rardin W 190-170-360, Smith W 150120-270, Knapp R 125-140-265, Hamilton N 130-125-255, Simpson N 115-115-230. 139: Akins R 185-165-350, Tynan N 170170-350, Metz N 160-150-310, Sewell W 170-135-305, Wooten W 120-120-240. 154: Curcie P 220-225-435, Gant N 230-200430, Hughes R 210-195-405, Williams W 200-160-360, Smith R 165-165-330. 169: Boles N 275-210-485, Sims W 240-200440, Hightower W 195-175-370, Locklear R 175-155-330, Casiple N 150-150-300. 183: Lovett N 200-220-420, Lopez R 215200-415, Suit W 195-170-365, Shubert N 145-135-280, McCullough W 130-105-235. 199: Pegnataro N 255-230-485, Caldwell R 275-205-480, Travis P 240-225-465, Boyette R 245-200-445, Shockley W 220-200-420. 219: Thomas W 240-225-465, Foster W 275190-465, Wray P 220-195-415, Anderson P 190-175-365, Peterson N 190-150-340. 238: Gainnie W 295-235-530, Denham N 270-220-490, Gross R 235-235-470, Davis P 225-215-440, Faubert W 215-180-395. HW: Sims W 365-300-665, Weaver N 340250-590, Shackelford W 315-225-540, Egert N 265-225-490, Brock R 255-220-475.BASEBALLBozeman 8, Rutherford 7SPRINGFIELD „ Sage McWaters RBI sacrifice fly to score Cody Herron in the seventh inning pro-vided the game-winning run for the Bucks in the regular season opener for both teams Tuesday night.Chad McCann pitched an inning and ‡ in relief to get the win for Bozeman, while Nolan Gildea pitched the seventh inning for Rutherford and took the loss. Gildea also had a double and scored a run offensively, while Steven Martin had two hits for the Rams. Zack Foster led Bozemans lineup, going 3 for 4 with four RBI, while Cade Parker was 3 for 4 with two runs.Reese Bozeman also had a double and an RBI. Noah Gustason had an RBI single. Bozeman next plays today at home against Vernon. Rutherford hosts Mosley on Friday.Prep: NBH edges Wewa at Rutherford meet


** The News Herald | Thursday, February 22, 2018 C5 PREP ARNOLD Head coach: Greg Gumm. 2017: 17-9. Leading returners: Dawson Redd (sr.), Ryan Pettys (jr.), Dominic Canfora (sr.), Cole Caldwell (sr.), Terry Byers (jr.), Jerian Hardrick (jr.), Thomas Risalvato (jr.), Taylor Bradley (jr.). Others to watch: Clay Parker (sr. OF), Darrius Reynolds (sr., DH). Pitching staff: Cole Caldwell (sr.), Dominic Canfora (sr.) Ryan Pettys (jr.), Terry Byers (jr.), Will Collins (so.), Blake Holman (fr.). Notable: Assistant coaches are David Pedro, Jason Franzese and Kenny Katzman. Quotable: The team brings back a lot of experience from last season. We have had good leadership from our upperclassmen. We are in a very tough district and look forward to competing.Ž Greg Gumm. BAY Head coach: Andrew Starr. 2017: 16-12. Leading returners: Armani Larry, Jenson Barker, Austin Childree, Dawson Erbacher, Jacob Lewis, Amilcar Torres, Charlie Owens. Others to watch: Zach Miller, Colby Miller, Garrett Cullen, Beckett Hamilton. Notable: Bay is trying to defend the district championship from last year and reach the state playoffs for the fourth consecutive year. Quotable: We just focus on getting better each day and hitting it a lick.Ž Andrew Starr. BOZEMAN Head coach: Jeff Patton, 13th year. 2017: 15-13, District 4-1A runner-up, region semi“ nalist. Leading returners: Reese Bozeman (sr., OF-1B), Noah Gustason (sr., OF-RHP), Sage Mcwaters (sr., RHP-OF), Cade Parker (jr., SS), Cody Herron (jr., C), Chad McCann (jr., IF-RHP-C), Tyler Vance (sr., OF). Others to watch: Bryce Taylor (jr., 1B), Taylor Gay (jr., UT), Barrett Johnston (so., IF), Zack Foster (jr. UT), Jaron Sapp (so., OF), Charlie Red (so., RHP-OF), Austin Minchew (jr., OF), Dylan Logan (jr., RHP). Key losses: Grant Hathaway, Dakota Sheppard, Dalton Messick, Ryan Harvey. Notable: Bozeman has made 11 consecutive playoff appearances which includes six district titles, three region titles, three state “ nal four appearances and 13 playoff wins. Quotable: We have a chance to be very good by the end of the year. We have depth with our pitching and in our lineup. We plan on being very competitive with the bigger schools in town, and feel like we have as good a chance as anybody to make a deep run in the playoffs. I like this team.Ž Jeff Patton.MOSLEY Head coach: Jon Hudson. 2017: 26-3, District 2-6A champion, region champion, 6A state semi“ nals. Leading ret urners: Justin Kelley, Brett Roberson, Drew Yeager, Geoffrey Lancaster, Blake Vineyard, Seth Etienne, Mason Raines, Jack Taylor. Others to watch: Brayden Gainey, Clete Hartzog, Mason Smith, Shane Skibba, Trent Justice, Christian Lasecki, Will Massey, Ethan Campbell, Jaden Rudd. Biggest losses: RJ Yeager, Michael Cullen, Peyton Millirons, Nicky Agosto, Garrett McKee, Bailey Williams. Notable: Baseball America rates Mosley No. 41 in the country in preseason rankings. Last year the Dolphins advanced to the state “ nal four for the fourth time in the past “ ve years. Quotable: We lost seven very talented seniors last year, and we have four returning starters and zero innings returning on the mound this spring. This team will need to “ gure out how to play together and play for each other. We have the talent to be a very good team once we settle in on who our consistent performers on the mound will be.Ž Jon Hudson. NORTH BAY HAVEN Head coach: Bryan Normand, “ fth year. Leading returners: Trent Tayes, Adam Ryerson, Dominic Johnson, Justin Wit, Brendan Lake. Notable: The team has taken on a completely different personality this season. This is the youngest team since Coach Normands second year, which means several underclassmen will need to step up into crucial roles. Quotable: I cant remember the last time I had as much fun coaching a team as Ive had over the past few weeks of practice. I cant wait to take the “ eld with this team.Ž Bryan Normand.BASEBALL CAPSULES The News HeraldMONTGOMERY, Ala. „ The Panastics Level 6 Women placed second in the Gymstar Invitational on Feb. 9. Panastics results:Level 6 „ Ashley Kelly, Sr. B, 8.650 vault, 2. 9.000 bars, 5. 8.575 beam, 8.550 ” oor, 5. 34.775 allaround. Brooke Guidas, Sr. B, 4. 8.875 vault, 8.050 bars, 8.500 beam, 4. 9.150 ” oor, 7. 34.575 all-around. Emma Lawrence, Sr. A, 2. 9.050 vault, 3. 8.750 bars, 3. 8.775 beam, 9.025 ” oor, 2. 35.600 all-around. Makenzie Gilliland, sr. A, 8.650 vault, 8.475 bars, 3. 8.775 beam, 2. 9.275 ” oor, 3. 35.175 all-around. Level 5 „ Abby Turner, Sr. A, 5. 8.600 vault, 7.350 bars, 2. 8.450 beam, 8.325 ” oor, 4. 32.725 all-around. Ariana Lenko, Sr. A, 8.350 vault, 7.475 bars, 5. 8.200 beam, 8.425 ” oor, 7. 32.450 all-around.Panastics Level 6 places secondThe Panastics Level 6 team, left to right: Makenzie Gilliland, Brooke Guidas, Emma Lawrence, Ashley Kelly. ARNOLD Head coach: Rick Green, 11th season. 2017: 14-10 Leading returners: Danielle Lee (3B), Alex Smith (2B-P), Ashley Troutman (SS), Ashley Allgood (OF), Ellie Flaat (C), Erin Ramsey (1B). Others to watch: Pilar Egge (P-2B), Trinity Chester (OF), Aubenee Arseneaux (OF), Jada Arseneaux (OF), Cassandra White (OF), Nicola Mensitieri (OF). Key losses:Rosie Red (Union University), Nickole Page ( LBWCC), Ashley Gerkin. Notable: Danielle Lee and Ashley Troutman have committed to play college softball. ƒ Ray Ezell, Todd Troutman, Wes Carlisle and Aly Elliott are assistant coaches. Quotable: We have more girls on the team this year that have never played softball than we have ever had. We are having to teach basic fundamentals instead of “ ne-tuning skills. The affects of not having a true feeder program are obvious. Success will based on player improvement.Ž Rick GreenSOFTBALL CAPSULEBay County high school athletes, Class of 2018, who have signed college scholarships to continue their athletic careers: Baseball Noah Gustason, Bozeman „ Coastal Alabama Justin Kelley, Mosley „ Gulf Coast State College Brett Roberson, Mosley „ Gulf Coast State College Boys Basketball Jordan Bullard, Mosley „ Bethel College Football Anthony Hayes, Bay „ Coffeyville (Kan.) C.C. Nari Masslieno, Mosley „ Mississippi Valley State John Miller, Mosley „ South Alabama Boys Golf Steven Johnson, Bay „ Coastal Alabama Girls Golf Debra Anne Burdeshaw, Mosley „ Huntingdon College Cameron Fish, Arnold „ Belmont University Marybeth McGuire, Mosley „ Florida Institute of Technology Boys Soccer Ben Pehr, Mosley „ Alabama Huntsville Girls Soccer Aryss Gomez, Arnold „ Grambling State University Kristi Jones, Mosley „ Lipscomb University Gracie Mullins, Mosley „ Trevacca Nazarene University Tori Routt, Mosley „ Florida Southern Katelyn Thompson, Rutherford „ Warner University Emma Wilson, Arnold „ Troy University Softball Jessica Fuqua, Mosley „ Coastal Alabama Emily Hurst, Bozeman „ Enterprise State College Caitlin Koller, Bay „ Wallace Community College Danielle Lee Arnold „ Valdosta State University Brooke Stanford, Bozeman „ Enterprise State College Volleyball Kelsey Reilley, Bay „ Coastal AlabamaCOLLEGE SIGNINGS GIRLS BASKETBALLScoring Player G Pts. Avg. Jones HC 23 489 21.3 Geer NBH 28 484 17.3 Hutchinson PSJ 28 484 17.3 Hudson S 21 321 15.3 Granberry C 23 302 13.1 Morris C 25 315 12.6 King NBH 28 329 11.8 Faison B 17 190 11.2 Pollock S 11 119 10.8 Glover S 15 151 10.1 Nelson HC 24 234 9.8 Lenox PSJ 28 270 9.6 N.Wynn C 25 240 9.6 Quinn PSJ 27 250 9.3 Gainer S 23 203 8.8 Gillis B 9 79 8.8 A,Farrow HC 27 233 8.6 Killings Ch 16 138 8.6 Price W 21 174 8.3 Velez A 15 118 7.9 Goodwin HC 21 163 7.8 Cole PSJ 26 198 7.6 N.White B 16 119 7.4 Hinote Ch 16 119 7.4 Trammell B 11 78 7.1 Jackson Ch 16 110 6.9 Glass HC 21 143 6.8 A,Williams B 13 84 6.5 Reed Ch 14 84 6.0 Baker W 17 92 5.4 Bailey W 19 101 5.3 White A 15 79 5.3 Green A 22 113 5.1 Wray A 21 101 4.8 Larry PSJ 28 133 4.8 Madrid W 21 100 4.8 Bell NBH 26 117 4.5 S.Wynn C 26 116 4.5 Waters Ch 16 70 4.4 George A 22 94 4.3 Demarais HC 21 91 4.3 Fowler Ch 11 47 4.3 Johnson B 13 54 4.2 Bomann HC 23 85 3.7 Jones NBH 20 72 3.6 Byrd HC 16 58 3.6 Whitaker HC 5 18 3.6 Carinhas NBH 23 66 2.9 Wood S 22 60 2.7 Setterich W 18 48 2.7 Miles HC 19 49 2.6 King B 4 10 2.5 Williams A 21 50 2.4 Thompson W 19 45 2.4 Croom PSJ 28 64 2.3 Clemmons C 26 61 2.3 Hixon Ch 13 29 2.2 Johnson HC 6 13 2.2 Burk HC 24 51 2.1 Brown C 24 49 2.0 Williams S 20 39 2.0 Morgan B 1 2 2.0 Macon B 1 2 2.0 McCray B 1 2 2.0 Humphrey B 1 2 2.0 Rebounds Player G Tot Avg. King NBH 28 295 10.5 Gainer S 23 235 10.2 Hudson S 21 191 9.1 Jackson Ch 16 141 8.8 S.Wynn C 26 214 8.2 Nelson HC 24 183 7.6 Hutchinson PSJ 28 201 7.2 A.Farrow HC 27 194 7.2 Waters Ch 16 105 6.6 Quinn PSJ 27 176 6.5 Goodwin HC 21 134 6.4 Glass HC 21 109 5.2 Geer NBH 28 110 5.0 Clemmons C 26 126 4.8 Croom PSJ 28 122 4.4 Whitaker HC 5 22 4.4 M.Johnson PSJ 27 117 4.3 Grant NBH 26 113 4.3 Brown C 24 103 4.3 Jones NBH 20 80 4.0 Glover S 15 58 3.9 Hinote Ch 16 60 3.8 Larry PSJ 28 103 3.7 Carinhas NBH 23 84 3.7 Bailey W 19 69 3.6 Baker W 17 61 3.6 Barnes C 25 88 3.5 Reed Ch 14 49 3.5 A.Johnson PSJ 28 89 3.2 Williams S 20 63 3.2 Byrd HC 16 49 3.1 Jones HC 23 68 3.0 Price W 21 63 3.0 Killings Ch 16 47 2.9 Lenox PSJ 28 77 2.8 Granberry C 23 65 2.8 McMillon S 23 62 2.7 Long HC 24 59 2.5 Pollock S 11 28 2.5 Thuman Ch 2 5 2.5 May S 14 33 2.4 Hargrove Ch 15 33 2.2 Cole PSJ 26 55 2.1 Thompson W 19 39 2.1 Morris C 25 51 2.0 Jamerson W 21 42 2.0 Reed Ch 1 2 2.0 Assists Player G Ast Avg. Quinn PSJ 27 129 4.8 Hutchinson PSJ 28 131 4.7 Jones HC 23 80 3.5 Pollock S 11 39 3.5 Goodwin HC 21 69 3.3 Lenox PSJ 28 63 2.3 Burk HC 24 54 2.3 Geer NBH 28 57 2.0 Nelson HC 24 46 1.9 Miles HC 19 37 1.9 King NBH 28 51 1.8 Morris C 25 45 1.8 Long HC 24 43 1.8 Reed Ch 14 25 1.8 Whitaker HC 5 9 1.8 Bomann HC 23 40 1.7 Brown C 24 39 1.6 A.Farrow HC 27 41 1.5 Byrd HC 16 20 1.3 Glover S 15 19 1.3 Johnson HC 6 8 1.3 Hall S 20 23 1.2 N.Wynn C 25 27 1.1 Granberry C 23 25 1.1 Price W 21 24 1.1 Wood S 22 24 1.1 Jones NBH 20 22 1.1 Gainer S 23 24 1.0 Demarais HC 21 20 1.0 Bailey W 19 19 1.0 BOYS BASKETBALLScoring Player G Pts. Avg. Burse M 21 325 15.5 Daniels S 19 293 15.4 Martin FC 22 335 15.2 Bellamy M 20 275 13.8 Dean Ch 25 330 13.2 Wilmont NBH 18 237 13.2 Z.Smith PS 25 319 12.8 Royster NBH 18 227 12.6 Lowe PSJ 20 250 12.5 Penamon FC 26 322 12.4 Spencer Ch 23 284 12.3 Roberson PSJ 20 234 11.7 Gustason Bz 14 163 11.6 Johnson PS 25 280 11.2 Tate PS 25 265 10.6 McLaughlin NBH 18 187 10.4 Gant PSJ 21 215 10.2 Brooks NBH 17 168 9.9 Thomas PSJ 21 180 8.6 Robinson Bz 14 121 8.6 Jones FC 21 174 8.3 Russ PSJ 8 66 8.3 Hayes S 24 194 8.1 Bouton Ch 25 199 8.0 Speed Ch 1 8 8,0 Echeverry M 20 158 7.9 Taylor Bz 14 111 7.9 Woods Ch 26 199 7.7 Swearingen Ch 26 192 7.4 Pearson FC 21 145 6.9 Harrell S 21 144 6.9 Johnson S 24 164 6.8 Lott Bz 14 92 6.6 Turner NBH 18 117 6.5 Jones PSJ 14 86 6.1 Darbyshire S 20 115 5.8 Dominguez M 18 104 5.8 Cox Bz 15 87 5.8 Alderman Bz 15 81 5.4 Ealum PS 25 125 5.0 Merritt PS 24 116 4.8 Sowell FC 22 105 4.8 Dempsey PSJ 17 81 4.8 Bullard M 21 96 4.6 X.White S 24 104 4.3 Chisholm NBH 3 13 4.3 Hilliard S 14 57 4.1 Black Ch 25 101 4.0 Wright M 21 83 4.0 Williams S 12 47 3.9 V.White S 23 88 3.8 Quinn PSJ 21 80 3.8 Clark S 24 87 3.6 Lampley Ch 23 78 3.4 Cox Ch 26 86 3.3 Martin PSJ 18 57 3.2 Ashe M 16 49 3.1 Dorsey Bz 14 43 3.1 Aycock Ch 1 3 3.0 Boles NBH 17 49 2.9 Wodford M 15 44 2.9 Townsend FC 23 63 2.7 Gillespie PS 25 63 2.5 Garrett S 24 59 2.5 Nash FC 4 10 2.5 Wake“ eld PS 25 60 2.4 Hall PS 24 58 2.4 Turrell FC 17 40 2.4 Williams Ch 25 58 2.3 Huckabe FC 21 49 2.3 Hill NBH 15 34 2.3 Hardy FC 23 50 2.2 Bullock M 20 44 2.2 Riley PSJ 10 22 2.2 Wilmot NBH 5 11 2.2 Jackson PSJ 4 8 2.0 Rebounds Player G Tot Avg. McLaughlin NBH 18 157 8.7 Gustason Bz 14 120 8.6 Gant PSJ 19 152 8.0 Jones FC 21 156 7.4 Brooks NBH 17 124 7.3 Z.Smith PS 25 181 7.2 Woods Ch 26 185 7.1 Bellamy M 20 125 6.3 Bouton Ch 25 154 6.2 Taylor Bz 14 85 6.1 Hayes S 24 141 5.9 Echeverry M 20 113 5.7 Hardy FC 23 127 5.5 Swearingen Ch 26 139 5.3 V.White S 23 118 5.1 Wilmot NBH 18 90 5.0 Jones PSJ 14 67 4.8 Russ PSJ 8 38 4.8 Merritt PS 24 108 4.5 Lowe PSJ 20 89 4.5 Dempsey PSJ 17 76 4.5 Ealum PS 25 111 4.4 Burse M 21 93 4.4 Robinson Bz 14 61 4.4 Penamon FC 26 111 4.3 Spencer Ch 23 96 4.2 Johnson S 24 98 4.1 Huckabe FC 21 86 4.1 Tate PS 25 101 4.0 Pearson FC 21 83 4.0 Aycock Ch 1 4 4.0 Williams Ch 25 94 3.8 Johnson PS 25 94 3.8 Dean Ch 25 92 3.7 Quinn PSJ 21 76 3.6 Roberson PSJ 20 70 3.5 Wodford M 15 51 3.4 Bullock M 20 64 3.2 Ashe M 16 49 3.1 Darbyshire S 20 58 2.9 Alderman Bz 15 44 2.9 Lampley Ch 23 62 2.7 Thomas PSJ 21 57 2.7 Clark S 24 63 2.6 McDaniel S 24 63 2.6 Dorsey Bz 14 36 2.6 Royster NBH 18 45 2.5 Hill NBH 15 38 2.5 Wake“ eld PS 24 59 2.4 Townsend FC 23 52 2.3 Martin PSJ 18 39 2.2 Gillespie PS 25 51 2.0 Martin FC 22 45 2.0 Sowell FC 22 43 2.0 Nash FC 4 8 2.0 Amison FC 1 2 2.0 Assists Player G Tot Avg. Dean Ch 25 135 5.4 Turner NBH 18 71 3.9 Penamon FC 26 99 3.8 Tate PS 25 96 3.8 Martin FC 22 66 3.0 Burse M 21 63 3.0 Johnson PS 25 72 2.9 Lowe PSJ 20 54 2.7 Gant PSJ 21 54 2.6 Boles NBH 17 44 2.6 Robinson Bz 14 36 2.6 Spencer Ch 23 58 2.5 Alderman Bz 15 37 2.5 Daniels S 19 45 2.4 Z.Smith PS 25 55 2.2 SOFTBALLBatting Player AB Hits Avg. Tzintzun B 2 2 1,000 Koller B 5 4 .800 Allgood A 11 8 .727 Lee A 10 7 .700 Baxter S 9 6 .667 Troutman A 10 6 .600 Wooten W 9 5 .556 Price W 10 5 .500 Walker Bl 6 3 .500 Engram Bl 4 2 .500 Crapps B 4 2 .500 Veras Bq 4 2 .500 White A 2 1 .500 Ramsey A 9 4 .444 J.Arseneaux A 7 3 .429 McWaters Bl 5 2 .400 Egge A 8 3 .375 Long W 8 3 .375 Faria S 8 3 .375 Smith A 11 4 .364 Flaat A 11 4 .364 Thompson W 9 3 .333 Pyles Bl 6 2 .333 Kelley Bl 6 2 .333 Wood B 3 1 .333 Clark S 7 2 .286 Perkins S 8 2 .250 Garrett S 8 2 .250 Cook Bl 4 1 .250 Eden“ eld S 9 2 .222 Porter Bl 5 1 .200 McIntosh S 11 2 .182 Williams Bl 7 1 .143 Stephens S 8 1 .125 Madrid W 9 1 .111 Setterich W 9 1 .111 Bailey W 10 1 .100 Rabon Bl 1 0 .000 Roberts Bl 1 0 .000 Nichols W 1 0 .000 Sullivan B 1 0 .000 Guffey W 2 0 .000 Katie W 2 0 .000 Beauchamp B 2 0 .000 Allen B 2 0 .000 Scott S 4 0 .000 Lister W 4 0 .000 Eubanks Bl 4 0 .000 Marshall B 4 0 .000 Dunnigan B 4 0 .000 Chester A 7 0 .000 Dudley S 8 0 .000 Butler W 9 0 .000 RBIs: Lee A 8, Price W 6, Faria S 6, Troutman A 5, Allgood A 5, Pyles Bl 4, Ramsey A 4, Smith A 3, Bailey W 3, Wooten W 3, Baxter S 3, Clark S 3, Eden“ eld S 2, Kelley Bl 2, Cook Bl 2, Walker Bl 2, Egge A 2, J.Arseneaux A 1, White A 1, Eubanks Bl 1, McWaters Bl 1, Roberts Bl 1, Thompson W 1, Setterich W 1, Perkins S 1, Garrett S 1, Koller B 1, Crapps B 1, Veras B 1. HR: Lee A 3, Faria S 2, Eden“ eld S 1. Pitching Player W L Baxter S 3 0 Smith A 2 0 Egge A 1 0 Bailey W 1 1 McWaters Bl 1 0 Cook Bl 0 1 Butler W 0 1 Strikeouts: Bailey W 25, Baxter S 14, Smith A 8, Cook Bl 7, Butler W 5, Beauchamp B 5, McWaters Bl 4, Stephens S 2, Egge A 1. Schools: Arnold (A), Blountstown (Bl), Bozeman (Bz), Chipley (Ch), Cottondale (C), Holmes County (HC), Mosley (M), North Bay Haven (NBH), Poplar Springs (PS), Port St. Joe (PSJ), Sneads (S), Wewahitchka (W).PREP STATS


** C6 Thursday, February 22, 2018 | The News Herald SPORTS TICKERINBRIEFWESTPALMBEACH,FLA.AstrosprospectWhitley suspendedfor50gamesHoustonAstrosminor leaguepitcherForrest Whitleyhasbeensuspendedfor50gameswithoutpayforaviolationofbaseballsminorleaguedrugpreventionandtreat-mentprogram.Whitley,whoisconsid-eredoneofHoustonstop prospects,isontherosterforDouble-ACorpusChristi.Hissuspensionwill b eginatthestartoftheTexasLeagueseason.Obviouslyasanorganizationweregoingtosufferalittlebit,butwerestillhopefulandoptimis-ticthatForrestcanbeabigpartofourfuture,ŽgeneralmanagerJeffLuhnowsaid.The20-year-oldWhit-leywasselectedwith the17thoverallpickin the2016amateurplayer draftbytheAstros.The right-handerplayedat threeminorleaguelevelslastseason,finishingwithCorpusChristiwherehe hada1.84ERAinfourgames.SANFRANCISCOHallofFamerCepeda incriticalconditionTheSanFrancisco GiantssayHallofFamer OrlandoCepedaremains hospitalizedincritical conditionafteracardiacincident.TheGiantsgaveanupdateWednesdayontheconditionofthe80-yearoldCepeda.HewastakentoaBayAreahospitallateMonday.Cepedahasbeenaregu-laratSanFranciscohomegames.Heplayedfirstbaseduringhis17seasonsinthemajors,beginningwiththeGiants.HealsoplayedforSt.Louis,Atlanta,Oakland,BostonandKansasCity.Aseven-timeAll-StarwhoplayedinthreeWorldSeries,Cepedawasthe 1958NLRookieofthe YearwithSanFranciscoandNLMVPin1967withSt.Louis.In1961,heled theNLwith46homersand142RBIs.Cepedawasa.297careerhitterwith379homeruns.PYEONGCHANG, SOUTHKOREACAStoheardopingcase againstKrushelnitskyTheCourtofArbitrationforSportsaysitwillhear thedopingcaseagainst RussiancurlerAlexanderKrushelnitskyonThursday.Krushelnitskyreturnedapositivetestformeldo-niumatthePyeongchangOlympicsafterwinning abronzemedalinmixed doubleswithhiswife,AnastasiaBryzgalova.Russianathletesarepar-ticipatinginPyeongchangasOlympicAthletesfromRussiaŽaftertheIOC suspendedtheRussian Olympiccommitteelast yearinconnectionwithamassivedopingschemeatthe2014SochiOlympics.CASsaysthehearingwillbeat2p.m.local time.AbanforKrushelnitskycouldresultinRussialosingitschanceto b ereinstatedbeforetheendofthegames.Russianofficialshave suggesteditwaspossible someonetamperedwith Krushelnitskysfoodordrink. TheAssociatedPress ByGaryB.GravesTheAssociatedPressFormerLouisville coachRickPitino believestheschool shouldconsidertaking legalactionagainstthe NCAAafterthegoverningbodyordered thevacationofthe Cardinals2013mens basketballchampionas partofsanctionsforasexscandal.Louisvilleannounced onTuesdaythatthe NCAAhaddenieditsappealofsanctionsthatincludedvacating123 victoriesandthereturn ofabout$600,000inconferencerevenuefrom the2012-15NCAATour-naments.Theschool laterremovedbanners ofthe2013champion-shipand2012FinalFour appearance.PitinosaidWednesdayfromhisattorneysofficesinNewYorkthattheNCAAsdecision wasunfair.Theformer coachdidtakeresponsibilityforassistant coachinghiressuchas AndreMcGee,whoan escortsaidhiredher andotherdancersfor sexpartiesoncampuswithplayersandrecruitsandleadingtotheNCAAinvestigation.ButPitinosaidonce againthathedidnot knowanythingabout thesexshowsthattookplaceinthedorms.Askedaboutlegal action,Pitinosaidhe wasdefenselessinthisinstancebutthatLouisvillesBoardofTrusteesshouldconsiderlegalaction.Idontknowifthis BoardofTrusteeswill dothat,Žhesaid,buttheyshouldbecausetheplayersdeserveit.ŽThesexscandalwas notthereasonLouisvillefiredPitino,who hassuedtheuniversityoverhisdismissal.TheschoolfiredtheHallofFamerinOctoberafteracknowledgingthattheuniversitywasbeinginvestigatedforallegationsthatthefamily offormerrecruitBrian BowenwasbribedinanefforttogethimtoLou-isville.Bowenhassince transferredtoSouthCarolina.Pitinoalsoissueda statementsayingthat hewascooperating withfederalauthoritiesinitsinvestigation ofcorruptionincollegebasketball.Pitino: Louisville should consider legalght DeMarDerozan,left,shootsduringSundaysNBAAll-Stargame.Whentheregularseasonresumestonight, DerozansTorontoRaptorswillbesittingastheNo.1seedintheEast.[ALEXGALLARDO/THEASSOCIATEDPRESS] ByBrianMahoneyTheAssociatedPressGoldenStateandClevelandareusedtolookingdownattherestoftheNBA,thoughitsHoustonandTorontoenjoying thatviewattheAll-Starbreak.TheRocketsandRaptorsaretheconferenceleadersandwilltrytokeeprollingwhenplayresumes.Houstonhaswon10straighttoedgepasttheWarriors,andTorontoistwogamesupintheEastaftersevenconsecu-tivewins.So,aretheRaptorsthebestteamintheEast?Idontknow.Therecord saysweare,butformetosit hereandsaywearethebest team„wehaveconfidence, butImnotgoingtosithereandsaywearethebestteam,ŽTorontocoachDwaneCaseysaid.Rightnow,wereNo.1. Thenumberssaythat.ŽHoustoncoachMikeDAntonisaystheRocketslikebeingintheWarriorsspot,butdonttalkaboutthem„fornow.Nobodysreadyforthatyet,Žhesaid.Soaswegofor-wardwellseewhatwegot,butyeah,wewouldlovetobetheNo.1teamwithoutadoubt.Ž PlayoseedingWhileCommissionerAdamSilverdiscussedtheideaofrevampingtheplayoffformatduringhisAll-StarSaturday newsconference,thereality isthattheNBAisntnearanykindofchange.Aglanceatthecurrentstandingsexplainswhy.Whilehavingthebest16 teamsintheleagueintheplayoffswouldbenice,Silverworriesabouttheextratravelthatcouldbecreatedifteamswereplayingsomeoneoutsidetheirconference.Andifthey wereseeded1to16basedon theirrecordsattheAll-Star break,No.4BostonandNo.13Portlandwouldhavetoplayacoast-to-coastseriesinthefirstround.Wearejustconcerned abouttheoveralltravelthat wewouldhaveinthetop16teams,ŽSilversaid.No.5ClevelandagainstNo.12Denveralsowouldcreate somedifficulttravel,thoughMinnesotaagainstMilwaukee ina7-10serieswouldbequite convenient.Theothercurrentfirstroundpairings,ifthe1-16formatwasinplay:No.1Houstonvs.No.16LosAngelesClippers.No.2GoldenStatevs.No.15NewOrleans.No.3Torontovs.No.14Philadelphia. No.6SanAntoniovs.No.11 OklahomaCity.No.8Washingtonvs.No.9Indiana.Silveralsomentionedtheideaofkeepingtheplayofffieldasthetopeightineachconfer-ence,butseedingthem1to16.Inthatscenario,MiamiwouldreplacetheClippersasthecur-rentNo.16team. WorldCupqualifying TheNBAisnttheonlybasketballthatreturnsthisweek.Thesecondwindowofquali-fyingforthe2019Basketball WorldCupwillbeheldfrom ThursdaythroughMonday. TeamsintheAmericas, Europe,AsianandAfricawill eachplaytwogamesovertheweekend.TheU.S.playsbothitsgamesatSantaCruz,Califor-nia,homeoftheGoldenStateWarriorsNBAGLeagueaffili-ate.TheAmericanswillhost CubaonFridayandPuertoRicoonMonday.FIBAsnewqualifying formatbeganwithcountries playingtheirfirsttwogamesinNovember.TheAmericans,usingG Leagueplayersundercoach JeffVanGundybecauseNBAonesarentavailableduringtheseason,are2-0aftervictories overPuertoRicoandMexico. Thenextwindowrunsfrom theendofJuneintoearlyJuly. Whoshot,whosnotAlookatwhichteamsaretrendingtherightdirection„andwrongdirection„comingoutoftheAll-Starbreak: Utah:11straightvictories.Houston:10straightvictories.Toronto:7straightvictories.Philadelphia:5straightvictories.Cleveland:4straightvictories. NewYork:8straightlosses.Brooklyn,Memphis,Phoe-nix:7straightlosses. ComingupthisweekLosAngelesClippersat GoldenState,Thursday.The Warriors(44-14)areoneloss fromtyingtheirhighforanyseasonunderSteveKerr.Theywere67-15in2014-15and2016-17.MinnesotaatHouston, Friday.TheRocketssnapped theTimberwolves13-game homewinningstreakonFeb. 13.NowMinnesotacanend Houstonsoverall10-gamewinstreak.DallasatLosAngelesLakers,Friday.DirkNowitzki(22)andtheMavericksbothhadtheirhighest-scoringperformancesoftheseasonina130-123vic-toryovertheLakersonFeb.10.ChicagoatMinnesota,Sat-urday.ZachLaVineandKris Dunn,senttotheBullsintheJimmyButlertrade,headback totheiroldhome.NewOrleansatMilwaukee,Sunday.GiannisAntetokounmpo(27.8ppg)andAnthonyDavis(27.4)areNos.2and3intheleagueinscoring.StatlineoftheweekLeBronJames:29points, 10rebounds,eightassistsin TeamLeBrons148-145vic-toryoverTeamStephenintheAll-StarGame.Jamesscored atleast25fortheeighthtime intheAll-StarGame,three morethanKobeBryantand BobPettitforthemostever,,andwasjustshyofwhatwouldhavebeenhissecondAll-StarGametriple-double.MichaelJordanandDwyaneWadearetheonlyotherplayerswithone.WillRockets,Raptors windupastopseeds?NBAcommissionerAdamSilver discussedtheideaofrevamping theplayoffformatduringhisAllStarSaturdaynewsconference.[CHRISPIZZELLO/THEASSOCIATED PRESS]FormerLouisvillecoach RickPitinosaidtheschool shouldconsidertaking theNCAAtocourtover itsdecisiontostripthe Cardinalsoftheir2013 title.[SETHWENIG/THE ASSOCIATEDPRESS]


** The News Herald | Thursday, February 22, 2018 C7 DIVERSIONSARIES (March 21-April 19) „ You simply cant learn everything you need to know from a single point of reference, so youll move around and investigate the story from many different angles. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) „ The phrase of the day is, Thats not how I remember it!Ž Even while uttering this, the memories will rearrange themselves, having gained greater context and meaning in light of current events. GEMINI (May 21-June 21) „ Youll be presented with ideas that are such a bad “ t for you its almost comical „ but dont laugh. Listen. The perspective youll gain will be invaluable. CANCER (June 22-July 22) „ In seeking partnership, pay keen attention to how you feel around other people. This is far more important than what others can do for you on paper. The best partner will make you feel lively and motivated. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) „ You can avoid future awkwardness by playing against the tendency to make endings so de“ nitive. Keep it open. Try, see you around,Ž until next time,Ž or enjoy!Ž instead of goodbye.Ž VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) „ Life is your art form. The artists journey includes playing around with new and different materials to keep things fresh. Youll “ nd something that is so you,Ž but only if you step out of your current comfort zone. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) „ Opportunity isnt something to wait for „ its something to make. The ingredients are simple: communication in numbers. Write the letter and make the pitch, and then get it to as many people as possible. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21) „ A crowd cant love you like an individual can, and an individual cant love you like a c rowd can. You need both kinds of love in your life. They ful“ ll different needs in your psyche, so dont settle for just one kind. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) „ You dont have to be prepared for everything, only the next thing. Over-preparing is like over-packing „ heavy, hard to move and harder to organize. Love where youre at. Keep it lean and mean. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) „ Youre not lacking in faith, but you should be a little careful about where you put it today. Dont put your faith in one plan, institution or person unless that person is you or someone you love dearly. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) „ What conspires between you and the competition will not dissuade you, but will instead strengthen your convictions and your fearlessness. You may change your approach, but youll continue the journey. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) „ Embrace your constraints; they make you more creative. Also, you may suspect that you dont have all the information „ good! Theres a Forrest Gump kind of luck born of blissful, optimistic ignorance.HOROSCOPES BY HOLIDAY MATHISTrivia FunŽ with Wilson Casey, Guinness World Record Holder from Woodruff, S.C., is published in more than 500 newspapers across the country. Comments, questions or suggestions? WC@ 1. Which U.S. time zone includes all or part of more states than any other? Eastern, Central, Mountain, Paci“ c 2. Whats the closest planet with a moon to the sun? Venus, Mars, Earth, Mercury 3. Which sense is less sharp after one eats too much? Hearing, Smelling, Sight, Taste 4. What number wife was Lauren Bacall to Humphrey Bogart? 2, 3, 4, 5 5. To an archer, whats a practice arrow? Fainter, Quiller, Brewer, Bluf“ e 6. What CaptainŽ is/was Billy Batson? Kangaroo, Hook, Marvel, Ahab ANSWERS: 1. Eastern, 2. Earth, 3. Hearing, 4. 4, 5. Bluf“ e, 6. MarvelTRIVIA BY WILSON CASEY ACES ON BRIDGE: BOBBY WOLFF (Answers tomorrow) LLAMABOSSYLESSON TIPTOE Yesterdays Jumbles: Answer: When asked if she could finish the dress in an hour, she said it „ SEAMSŽ POSSIBLE Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, as suggested by the above cartoon.THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAMEby David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek Unscramble these four Jumbles, one letter to each square, to form four ordinary words. SEMYS SUDEO CLHINF DEBOYM 2018 Tribune Content Agency, LLC All Rights Reserved. Check out the new, free JUSTJUMBLE app SUDOKUAnswer to yesterdays sudokuDEAR ABBYDEAR ABBY: My psychiatrists office called and left a very sensitive voicemail about my bulimia on a message machine shared with other individuals. Our voicemails are sent transcribed to everyones email accounts. Since my complaint (which was an argument during which the nurse who left the private information hung up on me), human resources and the office manager have contacted me to try to alleviate the tension, but I have received no apology from anyone for violating HIPAA or embarrassing me. Should I throw in the towel and find a new doctor or revoke my contact information from their files? „ PERSONAL TO PUBLICDEAR PERSONAL: If you provided a shared phone number as your point of contact, you should not have blamed the person who left the message for using it. I see no reason to change doctors, but you should definitely alter your client information so this doesnt happen in the future. That said, does your psychiatrist know one of his/her employees hung up on you? If not, the doctor should be informed, and you should be offered an apology.DEAR ABBY: As guardians of our 5-year-old grandson, we have been given all rights, no terms. He has a father who is on again, off againŽ and makes zero financial contribution. I want to cut him off because consistency and effort are important to me, and he shows none. My husband says the boy is young and I should give his father some time because contact once every other month is better than none at all.Should I allow this inconsistency and instability to continue? „ PARENTS AGAIN IN CALIFORNIADEAR PARENTS AGAIN: I think your husband is right. While the fathers presence may be sporadic, at least your grandson knows that he is cared about. As he grows older, he may or may not start asking why his dad isnt around more. Deal with it then. The boys stability is coming from the home you and your husband are providing for him, and that should be your focus.DEAR ABBY: Im close to my brother and his wife. My friend DottyŽ „ who is estranged from her husband „ thinks my brother is hot, so when she sees him (without his wife) she greets him with a quick kiss on the lips. I have told her I dont think my sister-in-law would like it if she saw her do that. Since then, Dotty has asked him to do repair work at her house (without pay) and he agreed because he is kindhearted. I told her subtly that I didnt think that was a good idea. Is her behavior toward married men normal? „ TOO FRIENDLY IN HAWAIIDEAR TOO FRIENDLY: It is, for a woman who is friendly, outgoing and on the prowl. You may be dropping hints about what Dotty is doing to the wrong person. The next time you talk to your brother, tell HIM what you think about your friends behavior, and ask him what he thinks his wife would think about it. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at www.DearAbby. com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Jeanne PhillipsWORD SCRIMMAGE: JUDD HAMBRICK Wilson CaseyLevel of dif“ culty (Bronze easy, Silver medium, Gold -dif“ cult): Monday Bronze; Tuesday Silver; Wednesday Gold; Thursday Bronze; Friday Silver; Saturday and Sunday Gold.Message left on voicemail embarrasses bulimia patient




CLASSIFIEDSThe News Herald | Thursday, February 22, 2018 C C 9 9 19100 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Self-storage Cube contents of the following customers containing household and other goods will be sold for cash by CubeSmart, 2529 Joan Avenue, Panama City Beach, Florida, 32408, to satisfy a lien on, March 8, 2018 at approximately 12:30 PM at www : Angela Haskins, Monica Butler, Jarvis Gordon, Cynthia jane Postell, Meghan Porter, Justin Seibert, Elizabeth Kayvonfar, Jennifer rose Roberson, Sally Morton, Cara Garcia, Lindsey Noto, Brandy Arp Pub: Feb. 15, 22, 2018 19018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 2017-271-DR In the Matter of the Adoption of: M.A.D. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR STEPPARENT ADOPTION TO: MICHAEL BERNARD DUHART Address: UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Stepparent Adoption has been filed against you involving a 13 year old male that has blue eyes and blonde hair and is approximate 5’6” and weighs 135 lbs, who was born on February 24, 2004 in Leon County, Florida. You are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Ernie M. Page, IV, Attorney for Petitioner, whose address is P.O. Drawer 450, Madison, FL 32340 by April 1, 2018, and file the original with the clerk of this Court at P.O. Box 237, Madison, FL 32341-0237, before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. The action is asking the court to decide how the following real or personal property should be divided: NONE Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s office. You may review these documents upon request. Dated: January 19, 2018 Clerk of the Circuit Court By: K____ Putnal Deputy Clerk Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22, 2018 19096 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Self-storage Cube contents of the following customers containing household and other goods will be sold for cash by CubeSmart, 2125 Lisenby Avenue, Panama City, Florida, 32405, to satisfy a lien on March 8, 2018 at approximately 2:30 PM at www .storage : John Fredrick, Paige Kirkland, IPA Prosthetics and Orthotics, Keith Pace, Lisa Works, Mary Ellen Adamcryk, Kirstin Salvo, Tammy Wilson, Gregory Weaver Jr., Daryl Sims Pub: Feb. 15, 22, 2018 19190 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 16000547CA MIDFIRST BANK, Plaintiff, vs. GINA LOREE BROWN; et al., Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sale will be made pursuant to an Order Resetting Sale entered on January 22, 2018 in Civil Case No. 16000547CA, of the Circuit Court of the FOURTEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Bay County, Florida, wherein, MIDFIRST BANK is the Plaintiff, and GINA LOREE BROWN; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF GINA LOREE BROWN are Defendants. The Clerk of the Court, Bill Kinsaul will sell to the highest bidder for cash at www bay on March 7, 2018 at 11:00 AM CST the following described real property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: THE WEST HALF OF THE WEST HALF OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION EIGHT (8) TOWNSHIP ONE (1) NORTH -RANGE TWELVE (12) WEST BAY COUNTY, STATE OF FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A 1998 OAKWOOD -VIN #: OW62622A & OW62622B ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on February 2, 2018. BILL KINSAUL CLERK OF THE COURT By: Jennifer Sullivan Deputy Clerk Aldridge | Pite, LLP Attorney for Plaintiff(s) 1615 South Congress Avenue Suite 200 Delray Beach, FL 33445 Phone: 561.392.6391 Fax: 561.392.6965 File No.: 1485-047B IMPORT ANT AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator by mail at P.O. Box 1089, Panama City, FL 32402 or by phone at (850) 747-5338 at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired, please call 711 or email AD ARequest Pub: Feb. 15, 22, 2018 19164 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 17001056CA Tyndall Federal Credit Union, Plaintiff, vs. The Unknown Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, Assignees, Lienors, Creditors, Trustees, or Other Claimants Claiming By, Through, Under, or Against, Karen M. Daugherty, Deceased, and Any and All Unknown Parties Claiming By, Through, Under, and Against the Herein Named Individual Defendants Who Are Not Known to Be Dead or Alive, Whether said Unknown Parties May Claim an Interest as Spouses, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants, Brendan M. Daugherty, C.B.D., a Minor Child, Arquette Development Corporation, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: The Unknown Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, Assignees, Lienors, Creditors, Trustees, or Other Claimants Claiming By, Through, Under, or Against, Karen M. Daugherty, Deceased, and Any and All Unknown Parties Claiming By, Through, Under, and Against the Herein Named Individual Defendants Who Are Not Known to Be Dead or Alive, Whether said Unknown Parties May Claim an Interest as Spouses, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants, Brendan M. Daugherty, C.B.D., a Minor Child, YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in BAY County, Florida: Lot 16 of TUPELO COURT, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 17, Page(s) 85, of the Public Records of Bay County, Florida has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, on Chad D. Heckman, Plaintiff’s attorney, P.O. Box 12492, Tallahassee, Florida 32317-2492, on or before 30 days from the first date of publication, and file the original with the Clerk of Court either before service on Plaintiff’s attorney or immediately thereafter, otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on January 17, 2018. BILL KINSAUL BAY COUNTY CLERK OF COURT By: Trezia Horne Deputy Clerk Pub: Feb. 15, 22, 2018 19216 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION: CASE NO.: 16000758CA BAY VIEW LOAN SERVICING, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. JOHN WILBERT A/K/A JOHN S. WILBERT A/K/A JOHN SPENCER WILBERT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JOHN WILBERT A/K/A JOHN S. WILBERT A/K/A JOHN SPENCER WILBERT; LIANNA WILBERT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF LIANNA WILBERT; MARTHA GERDE; UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY CLAIM INTEREST IN THE ESTATE OF JERRY W. GERDE; CODE ENFORCEMENT BOARD, BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA; UNKNOWN TENANT #1 AND UNKNOWN TENANT #2, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure date the 9th day of October, 2017, and entered in Case No. 16000758CA, of the Circuit Court of the 14TH Judicial Circuit in and for Bay County, Florida, wherein CVH SPR I NPL TRUST is the Plaintiff and JOHN WILBERT A/K/A JOHN S. WILBERT A/K/A JOHN SPENCER WILBERT, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JOHN WILBERT A/K/A JOHN S. WILBERT A/K/A JOHN SPENCER WILBERT N/K/A MELINDA WILBERT, LIANNA WILBERT, MARTHA GERDE, and CODE ENFORCEMENT BOARD, BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA are defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash electronically at www .bay .real the Clerk’s website for on-line auctions at, 11:00 AM on the 12th day of March, 2018 the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 5, BLOCK C, TIMBER RUN ESTATES, AS PER PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 13, PAGE 47, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator by mail at P.O. Box 1089, Panama City, FL 32402 or by phone at (850)747-5338 at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired, please call 711. ADA Coordinator P.O. Box 1089, Panama City, Florida 32402, Phone: 850-747-5338 Fax: (850)747-5717, Hearing Impaired: Dial 711, Email: AD A Request@jud14.flcour Dated this 31st day of January, 2018. BILL KINSAUL Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: Sharon Chambers Deputy Clerk DELUCA LAW GROUP, PLLC 2101 NE 26TH STREET FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33305 PHONE: (954)368-1311 FAX: (954)200-8649 DESIGNATED PRIMARY E-MAIL FOR SERVICE PURSUANT TO FLA. R. JUD. ADMIN 2.516 service@delucalaw File No.: 15-00399-F Pub: Feb. 15, 22, 2018 19220 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA Probate Division CASE NO.: 2017CP001115 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF TIMOTHY JOE BROWN Deceased. NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of TIMOTHY JOE BROWN deceased, is pending in the Circuit Court of BAY County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 300 East 4th Street, Panama City, FL 32401. The names and address of the Petitioner and Petitioner’s attorney are set forth below. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All persons on whom this notice is served who have objections that challenge the validity of the will, the qualifications of the Personal representative/Petitioner, venue, or jurisdiction of this Court are required to file their objections with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM All creditors of the Decedent and other persons having claims or demands against the Decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM All other creditors of the Decedent and persons having claims or demands against the Decedent’s estate must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE ALL CLAIMS DE MANDS AND OBJEC TIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED The date of the first publication of this Notice of Administration and Notice to Creditors is 15th day of February, 2018. Petitioner: /S/ CHASTITY BROWN Attorney for Personal Representative Martha S. Eskuchen 4442 Lafayette St. Marianna, FL 32446 email: mselaw@gmail .com Phone (850) 526-5004 Florida Bar No. 207101 Pub: Feb. 15, 22, 2018 19228 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 17000366CA DIV NO.: MARRIOTT RESORTS HOSPITALITY CORPORATION, a South Carolina Corporation, Management Agent on behalf of LEGENDS EDGE CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida not for profit corporation, and All Owners as Agent, Plaintiff, vs. JAMES WILLIAM KEITH, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE AS TO COUNT I TO: JAMES WILLIAM KEITH OR HIS SUCCESSORS IN TRUST, UNDER THE JAMES WILLIAM, JR. AND PAMELA HIXON KEITH LIVING TRUST, DATED APRIL 28, 2005, AND ANY AMENDMENTS THERETO 16140 MATLOCK CIRCLE WESTFIELD, IN 46074 PAMELA HIXON KEITH OR HER SUCCESSORS IN TRUST, UNDER THE JAMES WILLIAM, JR. AND PAMELA HIXON KEITH LIVING TRUST, DATED APRIL 28, 2005, AND ANY AMENDMENTS THERETO 16140 MATLOCK CIRCLE WESTFIELD, IN 46074 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on the in the cause pending in the Circuit Court, in and for Bay County, Florida, Civil Cause No. 17000366CA, the undersigned Clerk will sell the property situated in said County described as: COUNT I Unit Week 10 in Unit 1407, in LEGENDS EDGE CONDOMINIUM, according to the Declaration of Condominium thereof, as recorded in Official Records Book 1919 at Page 323 in the Public Records of Bay County, Florida, and any amendments thereof. at Public sale to the highest and best bidder for cash starting at the hour of 11:00 a.m. Central Time on the 13th day of March, 2018 online at www bay Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 30th day of January, 2018. BILL KINSAUL Clerk of the Court By: Jennifer Estrada Deputy Clerk IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACT THE ADA COORDINATOR BY MAIL AT P.O. BOX 1089, PANAMA CITY, FLORIDA 32402 OR BY PHONE AT (850) 747-5327 AT LEAST SEVEN (7) DAYS BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED COURT APPEARANCE, OR IMMEDIATELY UPON RECEIVING THIS NOTIFICATION IF THE TIME BEFORE SCHEDULED APPEARANCE IS LESS THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS. IF YOU ARE HEARING IMPAIRED, PLEASE CALL 711. H&K #110526.0107 Pub: Feb. 15, 22, 2018 19244 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR BAY COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 17000977CA REGIONS BANK D/B/A REGIONS MORTGAGE, Plaintiff, -vsTED H. MEEKS, JR. and JENNY S. MEEKS, if living, and all unknown parties claiming by, through, under or against the above named Defendants who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said unknown parties may claim an interest as spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees or other claimants, claiming by, through, under or against the said TED H. MEEKS, JR. or JENNY S. MEEKS; THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; STATE OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; and FINISTERRE OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., A FLORIDA NOT FOR PROFIT CORPORATION Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Bay County, Florida, I the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell the property situate in Bay County, Florida, described as: Lot 45, of FINISTERRE, according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 17, at Page 42, of the Public Records of Bay County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, in an online sale at www bay at 11:00 a.m. Central Time on March 26, 2018 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FUNDS FROM THIS SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS, MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 45.031(1)(a), FLORIDA STATUTES. DATED this 6th day of February, 2018. Bill Kinsaul Clerk of Circuit Court By: Jennifer Estrada Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator by mail at P.O. Box 1089, Panama City, FL 32402 or by phone at (850) 747-5338 at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired, please call 711. NOTE: THIS COMMUNICATION, FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR, IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Pub: Feb. 15, 22, 2018 19344 Public Notice The City of Panama City acts as the Control Authority for the Industrial Pretreatment Program. As required by the Pretreatment Regulations, the following industry was in significant non-compliance with their discharge permit in 2017: Bay County Health Systems, LLC. Pub: Feb. 22, 2018 LOST GOLD NECKLACEGold chain with a cross Very important to me, if found please call 850-785-9799 Found DogWeimaraner,Male, Found on Hwy 22 in Callaway area. No identification, no collar, no implant. Rustic Brown in color, very large, well kept, clipped nails. Very friendly. If lost. Contact: 850-871-3768 Cedar Grove -2803 Gwendolen Ct. -Friday & Saturday, Feb 23, 24, 8am-1pm;Downsizing & MovingFurniture & miscellaneous. Panama City Beach 9105 Abba Lane Friday 2/23, Sat 2/24 7am until ???MULTI-FAMILY SALESomething for everyone! Lots and lots of books, lawnmower, shop-vac, bow, decorator items, lamps, some furniture, small appliances, dishes, glassware, purses. Mens, childrens, and ladies clothing (Size S-XL) Will have new items on Saturday. Text FL89454 to 56654 Panama City Feb. 24th Saturday ONLY 8am 12pm, Corner of Mound & 4312 West 25th StreetYARD SALEGeneral household goods, some sporting equipment, etc. Text FL89393 to 56654 Southport7331 Market St. Fri 23rd & Sat 24th. 8am till 2pmGiant Yard SaleTools, pocket knives, toys, DVD’s, jewlery, kitchen and home items, towels, small appl., clothes, purses, shoes, microwave, craft items. Cookbook collection. txt FL89414 to 56656 Beach East End: 6922 South Lagoon Dr Friday & Saturday 8am-??? Furniture, clothes, deisigner purses, household & misc! Text FL89380 to 56654 Lynn Haven 1001 West 18th Street (HWY 390 to Maine Ave, Turn Right onto West 19th, 5th hosue on right)EMPTIED OUR STORAGE UNIT!Small Sailboat/trailer, Fishing Gear, Camping Gear, Tools, Outdoor Furniture, Books, Electronics, music, movies, linens, kitchen, clothes, hot tubs, sports equipment, yard equipment & more Text FL89407 to 56654 Panama City 10932 Old Bicycle Rd. Look for the big red barn! Thursday-Saturday 8 am until 12 pmRed Barn Garage SaleTools, furniture, lawn equipment, etc. txt FL89357 to 56654 Panama City 2922 US BUS 98 (On Business 98 between East and Everitt Ave) Feb 23 -Feb 24th Friday 10am -4:30pm Sat 9am -3pmBAG SALE!Catholic Charities Thrift Store is having a bag sale this weekend. All clothing you can fit into a brown paper bag! Text FL89406 to 56654 Bay Point, FL 4309 Legend Place, Bay Point, FL 32408 Feb 15 -Feb 21ESTATE SALE BY APPOINTMENTCherry 4 Post California King Adjustable Bed Cherry 4 Post Queen Bed Leather lift chair, recliner, sofa. Black lacquer china cabinet. Patio Furniture. Cherry Office Desk and Chair, Cherry Credenza, and much more! (850)234-5156 or ( 850)832-9904 Beach East End,1219 Thomas Dr. Emerald Pointe Resort Clubhouseacross from Navy Base SATURDAYONLY! March 3rd 8am-12pm *Rain Or Shine* txt FL89383 to56654 Grace Presbyterian ChurchFri. 23rd 7:30-3pm& Sat. 24th 7:30-12pmFundraiser Sale all Proceeds to Benefit Bethel VillageFurn., HH items, dishes, linens home decor, jewlery purses shoes toys baby items, books, and too much to list so come out and see us!!! text FL88702 to 56654 Call To Place An Ad 747-5020 If you didn’t advertise here, you’re missing out on potential customers.


CLASSIFIEDSC C 1 1 0 0 Thursday, February 22, 2018| The News Herald SHORESPANAMACounts Oakes Resort Properties has immediate openings for the following full-time, year-round positionsCompetitive Wages • Paid Holidays • Paid Vacation Paid Personal Time Off • MedicalandDentalBene ts Panama City BEachMaintenance Technicians • HVAC Maintenance Technician Vacation Rental Property Managers • Accounting ManagerShores of panamaFront Desk Managers • Reservations Manager Front Desk Agents • Reservations Agents Maintenance Technicians • Floor Care SpecialistDestin/Miramar BeachFront Desk Agents Front Desk Agent Overnight Shift Maintenance TechniciansEqual Opportunity EmployerAs the preferred hospitality employer in the area we offer our Team Members the following…… Please send your resume to inspire@corp or Apply in person at ShoresofPanama|9900S.ThomasDrive|PanamaCityBeach,FL32408 CountsOakesResortProperties|22623PCBParkway|PanamaCityBeach,FL32413 Class A CDL Truck DriverThe News Herald is accepting applications for a hardworking, responsible truck driver to load & deliver newspaper bundles to our contractors along with other related duties. Hours are late night to early morning, on a rotating schedule. Applicants must have a valid Class A CDL Florida driver license, a clean driving record, proof of insurance, a current medical card. Come by The News Herald front office located at 501 W. 11th Street Monday -Friday, 8 a.m.5 p.m. for an application or send resume to Interviews will be scheduled at a later date. No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer Hiring will be contingent on a criminal background check and drug screen. Web Id 34370619 Dental Office Front DeskOur fast-paced dental office on the Beach is looking for that perfect someone to join our front office staff. Position includes answering phones, scheduling appointments, filing insurance, etc. Must be enthusiastic, organized and a team player. Full time, paid holidays and vacation. 401k offered as well as other bonus opportunities. Dental experience required. Email Resumes to:P DIRECT SERVICELiberty County Senior Citizens Association Inc. – Franklin County is currently seeking applicants for a 30-40 hour a week Direct Service position. The candidate must be able to pass a Level II Background Screening, possess a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and valid motor vehicle insurance. Job duties include light housekeeping and bathing assistance. Certified CNA or Home Health Aide preferred but not required. Salary will be based on experience. Qualified applicants can obtain an employment application at Fort Combs Armory 66 4th St. Apalachicola, FL 32320 or Franklin Senior Services 302 W Ave. F Carrabelle, FL 32322 or Fax Resume with cover letter to 850-643-5672. Liberty County Senior Citizens Association, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PH: 850-643-5690 Immediate OpeningsFirst Florida Bank is seeking a Branch Manage r at its Panama City location. To view full job posting and apply on line, please visit the Careers page of our website at www Resumes can also be faxed to Jennifer Brown at (850) 269-0661 Immediate Position for a Full Time Private Nurse!!!Full-time LPN/CNA needed for young adult with multi-system illness in Destin Florida. Full Time Weekends with Benefits. Must have knowledge/willingness to work in a functional/holistic setting. Will work along side RN and a team of doctors. Detailed job description available upon request. Send resume to: laurap@how is accepting applications for:Registered NursesFull-time 7-3, Monday-Friday Full-time 3-11 Shift, Monday-Friday Baylor Applications may be obtained from Marianna Health & Rehabilitation Center or online at www 4295 5 th Avenue Marianna, FL 32446 (850) 482-8091 We offer the Florida State Retirement System and 100% Employer Paid Health and Dental Insurance Sr Commercial Lines Account ManagerPeoples First Insurance is seeking a FT experienced Sr Commercial Lines Account Manager. This position is dedicated to providing caring and expert service for select clients representing some of the largets and most complex accounts. Required Experience : Ten or more years of agency experience in commercial lines insurance, with the last five years working with large, complex accounts. Active 2-20 License required Proficient in Outlook, Word, and Excel Experienced with Applied TAM or similar related software Peoples First Insurance offers competitive salaries, great benefits, Paid Time Off, 401(k) retirement plan, etc. We are an EEOC and DFWP Employer. To apply, please submit your resume to LITTER OF BOXERSPure bred, litter of boxer puppies, $400. 850-703-9931 FREE TO LOVING HOMEWeimaraner, Male, Rustic Brown in color, very large, well kept, thourough bred clipped nails. Very friendly. Free to good and loving home. Call: 850-871-3768 Toy TrainsI buy pre-war and post war O,S and standard gauge train collections. Call 757-377-1122 FREON R12 WANTED Certified buyer will pickup, pay cash for R12 cylinders, and cases of cans. 312-291-9169 www .Refrigerant CDL DriverContainer drayage. Good pay/benefits. Dispatched to & from Panama City, FL. No more than 2 nights away at a time. 1 year OTR exp. required. Send resume to Bienville.trucking@ Experienced X-Ray TechnicianNeeded part time for single physician medical office. Back office skills a plus. Candidate must be detail oriented and professional. Hours vary up to 30 hours per week. Position available immediately. Fax resume to 850-522-7179. Maintenance TechLaguna Beach Christian Retreat seeking motivated and qualified individuals for general property maintenance FT & PT. Apply online or in person at 20016 Front Beach Rd. Web ID # 34389354 Now HiringScipio Creek Marina is seeking a certified experienced marine outboard mechanic to work in our family friendly marina. We will train individual as needed in order for them to become forklift certified. Applicant must be willing to work weekends. We are located at: Scipio Creek Marina, 301 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320, 850-653-8030 E-mail: info@scipiocreek Emerald Falls 8602 Thomas Dr. Cobra Adventure Park 9323 Front Bch Rd.Now Hiring18 and older Ride Attendants Cashiers Multiple PositionsPick up applications at Emerald Falls or Cobra Adventure Park PilotSeeking Commercial, MEL Pilots with military fighter aircraft experience. Send resumes to Blind Box 3699 c/o The News Herald, P.O. Box 1940, Panama City, FL 32402 or email to: nowhiringpc@gmail.c om The Panama City News Herald is in need of aHome Delivery Independent ContractorFor the East End Beach area. This person will deliver papers to home delivery patrons. Must have a dependable vehicle, and be able to work early hours 7 days a week. This is a good opportunity for someone wanting to earn extra cash. Come by 501 W. 11th St. in Panama City & complete an application or email: Commercial BuildingReduced for Sale Small cafe / Resturant Good Location Ready for business Call: 850-774-8441 850-258-2611 Text FL89192 to 56654 Nice, big office spaces. From 200 sqf and up. Shared Reception, conf. areas. Utilities included Starting at $460 and up. Gatewood Apartments1/2 off first months rent in F eb. & Mar! 2BR HC & non-HC Apts. 7100 Noel Rd, Bayou George 850-784-9893 TDD/TTY 711. This institution is an equal opportunity provider & employerTxt FL89272 to 56654 Publisher’s NoticeAll real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination” Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on a equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Fabulous Condo Move in Ready!!!644 Florida Ave. 3bd/2.5ba, w/balcony featuring sunsets on the Johnson Bayou w/Pier for fishing, kayaking & paddle-boarding. Beautiful dcor w/new kitchen appliances, hardwood floors, washer and dryer,& 2car gar., w/storage. A must see! Walking distance to Downtown and the Marina $1800mo, 1-3 year lease by owner Send email w/your info. today. Showing now!CallMarilyn Fenimore (850)624-4212 txt Fl88515 to 56654 3BR/2BA Brand New Home$1900/mo Call Lauri at (850) 774-3977. Text FL86099 to 56654 Near Tyndall, Nice 3br, 2 ba. Washer/Dryer Hkup, single car garage. NO PETS. incl lawn svc. $900mo+ dep. (850) 769-1726 Panama City 3br 1ba, no pets. $700 + $700 dep. Call 785-7341 or 814-3211 Text FL78133 to 56654 Bayou George 3bd/2ba, 16x80,also avail. 2bd, Clean, quiet, lrg yrd, no pets w/s/g incld. 850-265-4043 ! ! ! 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Kitchen lovers delight, granite & custom cabinets. 3 bdrm with a bonus room/ office. 1st floor master 2.5 baths + pool bath. Hope Abbott Bay Point Real Estate 850-596-7653 3712 E Third StPanama City, FL 3800 Sqft whse space w/ 3 offices! $135,500 Cynthia LusterCoastal Property Services850-691-7927 395 Wahoo Rd. Dock your yacht behind your house in this 3bd/2ba.Bay Point Canal Home! $379,000Bay Point Real EstateCall Ray Young (850) 832-9999 3102 Preserve Rookery Blvd. Fabulous 4bd/5ba executive home in the gated Preserve community. $679,900Bay Point Real EstateCall Ray Young (850) 832-9999 Pirate’s Cove at 204 Cain Road Lake Powell 1bd/1ba Condo approx. 800 sq.ft. furnished, pools, private boat ramp, covered parking. $150K Call (850) 832-2782 or (850) 819-6929 t xt FL87402 to 56654 Emerald ResourceKitchens/Baths/Tile/ Flooring/Carpentry Decks/Stairs Architectural Productswww.emeraldwoodworx.com850-276-4363 Free Estimates $2999-NEW METAL ROOF for the Doublewide!! 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CLASSIFIEDSThe News Herald | Thursday, February 22, 2018 C C 1 1 1 1 NF-1180157 2007 Toyota TundraNice Truck, Clean, #973 Sale Price: $19,992 BillCramerGM.comOver 200 UsedPartial List Below Plus tax, title, license, $95 electronic 2251 West 23rd St. Panama City, FL850-250-5489877-361-1815 2005 Ford Freestar Auto, V6, SEL, #001 Sale Price: $5,993 2010 Ford Explorer Auto, V6, XLT, #622 Sale Price: $10,9932011 Cadillac CTSPerformance, XM Radio, #187 Sale Price: $12,9942017 RAMT Promaster 1500AM/FM/MP3, V6, #018 Sale Price: $20,992 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500 4WD, High Country, #283 Sale Price: $62,491 2013 Nissan 370Z Manual, Touring, #189 Sale Price: $21,992 Nice Truck, Cl Cl Cl l Cl Cl l Cl Cl Cl Cl C ea ea ea ea ea ea ea ea ea ea ea ea ea n, n n n n n n n #973 Sale Pr Pr Pr Pr Pr Pr Pr Pr Pr Pr Pr Pr Pr ic ic ic ic ic ic ic ic ic ic ic ic ic e: $ $ $ 19 19 19 19 19 9 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 9 19 19 19 19 19 1 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 ,9 9 9 9 9 ,9 9 9 9 9 9 ,9 9 ,9 92 92 92 92 92 92 92 92 92 92 92 92 92 92 92 92 92 92 92 92 92 ShopHERE2015 GMC Acadia Auto, Low Miles, #054 Sale Price: $29,993 2013 Chevy Suburban 4 Wheel Drive, LTZ, #969 Sale Price: $31,692 2012 Hyundai Veloster Auto, 4 Cylinder, #171 Sale Price: $9,994 2014 Toyota Camry Auto, V6, LS, #608 Sale Price: $10,994 2015 Toyota Highlander V6, Platinum, #548 Sale Price: $26,994 2013 Toyota Avalon Auto, V6, XLE, #180 Sale Price: $16,492 2015 Hyundai Genesis Bluetooth Phone, #918 Sale Price: $17,994 2017 Jeep Compass Manual, Sport, #885 Sale Price: $15,9942016 Mercedes GLE 350Auto, V6, #910 Sale Price: $42,994 NF-1178113 NF-1180158 NF-1180159 FOR SALE BY OWNER138 +/-Acres(12 miles North of PC) 103 modular home lots platted. 80% uplands, grass roads, lots of Magnolias and Oaks. 1/4 miles creek frontage. ($359,000) $2,600/acre Clear Creek Lands, LLC 850-865-8585 txt FL89448 to 56654 Classic German Sportscar 1980 Mercedes Benz 450SL -Great condition with new soft top, original hard top, and new tires. Approximately 92K original miles. $8,000 or OBO. Call (850)319-4265 or (850) 774-1190. txt FL89388 to 56654 2002 Toyota Camry LE4-Door, Automatic, AC, power windows, power locks, AM/FM CD. Cruise Control. Very good condition. Local trade. Only $3,888. Call Bay Auto Outlet 850-265-3535 Text FL82206 to 56654 2006 Toyota PriusOne owner, no accidents, 50 miles per gallon. Power windows, power locks, cruise control. AM/FM CD, 96k miles, $5,495. Call Bay Auto Outlet 850-265-3535 Text FL82206 to 56654 2008 Toyota Avalon Limited4-door sedan, blizzard pearl, excellent condition, one owner, 128,300 miles. $7,800. Call: 850-685-2389 2011 BMW 335i, hard top convertible, 66K miles, NAV, beautiful car, value priced at $17,995, call Jack 850-307-3476 2011 Buick Lucerne CXL, 1 owner, low miles, LTHR, excellent cond., value priced at $8,995, call Jack 850-307-3476 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, 1 owner, only 36K miles, showroom cond., value priced at $14,995, call Jack 850-307-3476 2014 Cadillac ATS, 1 owner, 3K miles, LTHR, warranty, save $$$, value priced at $18,995, call Jack 850-307-3476 2014 Nissan Altima S4-Door, 4Cyl, Automatic. AC, power windows, power locks, power seats, cruise control, AM/FM CD, 63K miles, white, new tires and in excellent condition. $8,995 Call Bay Auto Outlet 850-265-3535 Text FL82206 to 56654 2016 Cadillac CTS, 1 owner, 22K miles, warranty, NAV, save $$$ off new, value priced at $29,995, call Jack 850-307-3476 2014 Toyota Carolla L4-door, 4cyl, automatic, AC, power windows, power locks, AM/FM CD w/Bluetooth. New Tires, one owner, white, only 25k miles. Excellent condition, still under factory warranty! $10,980. Call Bay Auto Outlet 850-265-3535 Text FL82206 to 56654 2015 Cadillac SRX, 1 owner, 22K miles, NAV, blindside alert, warranty to 100K miles, value priced at $29,995, call Jack 850-307-3476 2016 Ford Explorer LTD., 1 owner, only 29K miles, LTHR, NAV, warranty, value priced at $29,995, call Jack 850-307-3476 Lexus IS350, 2016, silver, auto, LOADED! Only 24k miles! Call Donna 850-258-8548 @ Bay Cars 2017 Audi A3, TFSI Premium, 1 owner, 5K miles, warranty, save $$$$, value priced at $25,995, call Jack 850-307-3476 2017 Toyota Camry XSE: Gray mica, 1500 miles. Pur. at PC Toyota; loaded with tech features. Sticker Price $29,500; but due to illness wife cannot drive. Asking $24,500. 850-914-9174. txt FL89390 to 56654 Acura MDX, 2010, AWD, 3rd Row SUV, Nav, Dual DVD, Sunroof, Tow Package, Fully Loaded! Very Well Maintained! $13,998 Call Jeffrey Gainer 850-866-1867 @ Bay Cars Dodge Dart, 2013, low miles, red, Very clean inside & out! Payments as low as $249/month! Call Bryan 850-557-7093 @ Bay Cars Ford Fusion, 2015, 20K Miles, Well Kept, Clean Car Fax, Must See! Call or TXT Christy 850-849-0791 @ Bay Cars Hyundai Sonata SE, 2015, all pwr, auto, only 56k miles, Nice car! Low payments! Call Donna 850-258-8548 @ Bay Cars Lincoln Continental, 2017, Program Vehicle, Only 8K Miles! Fully Loaded! Call or TXT Christy 850-849-0791 @ Bay Cars ONE OWNER SUPER CLEAN MUSTANG2008 Ford Mustang, mustang blue 2/ grey interior. 6 Cal, 5 Speed, 114k miles. $6000.00 Call: 850-527-2868 to see or test drive. NF-1180161 Cadillac SRX, 2011, Luxury Collection, Platinum Ice Paint, Leather Int, All Power Options,Powered Lift Gate, Panoramic Moonroof, Bose Sound System, Beautiful SUV! $10,988 Call Gary Fox 850-338-5257 @ Bay Cars Ford Explorer Platinum, 2016, JUST IN, Captains Seats, Panoramic Roof, Fully Equipped, Rare Find! 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Call Bryan 850-557-7093 @ Bay Cars Ford F250 Super Duty, 2017, King Ranch 4x4, 6.7L Turbo Diesel, Only 11k miles! Call Tanner 850-628-6955 @ Bay Cars Ram 2500, 2017, Several to Choose From, As Low As $34,998! Ram Truck Headquarters! 20 Pre-Owned to Choose From! Call Todd 850-252-3234 @ Bay Cars Ram Rebel, 2017, Sport Pick-up, Low Miles, Crew Cab, 4x4, Raptor Killer! Call Jeffrey Gainer 850-866-1867 @ Bay Cars Dodge Grand Caravan, 2010, only 97k miles, DonÂ’t miss this amazing opportunity! Call Bryan 850-557-7093 @ Bay Cars Dodge Grand Caravan, 2014, only 25k miles, Clean CarFax! Call Bryan 850-557-7093 @ Bay Cars 2011 Keystone Cougar 5th Wheel28 ft, with 2 slides, very good condition. Xlite with outdoor kitchen and shower. Upgraded T.Vs. $14,200. Call: 850-236-8138 2015 Sunseeker2500 TS. Like new. 4k miles. $57,500. 850-774-0400 Text FL89355 to 56654 These tiny ads sell, hire, rent and inform for thousands of families each week.Let a little Classified ad do a big job for you. 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