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Title: The Calhoun-Liberty journal
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Publisher: The Liberty Journal, Inc.
Place of Publication: Bristol Fla
Creation Date: November 23, 2005
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Newspapers -- Liberty County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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HERITAGE

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Two-year-old Andrew Mercer
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of fun with them at Saturday's
Heritage Da'y n Altha. For
views of the day's events, see
page 32.
WALKER CLEMMONS PHOTO


Schoolchildren
share some
unique thoughts
on Thanksgiving
PAGES
S9,18, &19


by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor
"There's no magic to it just a lot of
hard work," said Greg Jones, assistant
school superintendent for Calhoun County
in response to last week's announcement
from the Department of Education (DOE)
that the county leads the state in graduation
rates with a remarkable 94.3 percent.
He credits "good people, caring teach-
ers and support staff" with propelling
the school district to the top of the list
in graduation rates among the state's 67
counties.
Brevard County followed Calhoun
County with a 91.5 percent rate. Taking
third place on the list was Gulf County
with a rate of 91.4 percent. Liberty County
came in fourth statewide with a 90.4%


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graduation rate. Gadsden County fell to
the bottom of the list with 45.9 percent.
Jones attributes his county's high suc-
cess rate to a conscientious staff. "We
have people who care, have a good work
ethic and put forth a lot of energy," he
said. "Everybody tries to support them in
everything they do." He adds, "Without
good students and parents, we couldn't
do it."
Jones says Calhoun County teachers
take accountability very seriously. "We do
a lot of tracking of students' test scores and
grades. We keep very good individualized
records on kids to see where they're weak
and what kind of remediation they need."
And, he added, "Teachers don't stop when
they find a student's weaknesses, they also


try to pinpoint why they're weak."
The work begins a long time before
students get to high school. Teachers are
on the lookout for warning signs in the
elementary grades for problems that might
hinder a student's academic growth. "We
try to see if there's a learning problem, and
if there is, we try a different suategy." He
notes, "If a student can't read by fourth
grade, how can they do anything else?
Everything hinges on reading."
While noting "it's nice to be fourth out
of 67," Liberty County School Superin-
tendent David Summers said he hopes to
keep the school system's graduation rate
on the increase.
"We encourage all our kids to finish
See GRADUATION RATE on page 2


Woman and child hospitalized after car flips and burns


by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor
An Altha woman and her five-year-old son
were taken by emergency helicopter to a hospital
after their vehicle went out of control, Hlipped
over and burned Friday morning.
Tiffany Byrd was driving south on County
Road 275 around 7:50 a.m., just south of Shu-
man Ferry Road, when she went off the pavement
while entering a curve, according to FHP Trooper
Philip Spaziante.
"Instead of making the curve, she went
straight," the trooper said. Byrd's 2003 Pontiac
Sunfire first went onto the southbound shoulder.
When Byrd tried to steer back on the road, the car
went across both lanes, began skidding sideways
and ran onto the northbound shoulder, where it
hit a mailbox. The Pontiac went into the ditch


A firefighter hoses down the burning wreckage after last week's
accident. JOHNNY EUBANKS PHOTO


and struck a culvert, which propelled the car into
the air, causing it to flip over end-to-end before
hitting the ground right-side up.
A passing motorist pulled the little boy out of
the front passenger's side of the wrecked vehicle.
The trooper said he did not know how the mother
got out. Soon after the wreck, the vehicle caught
fire and burned completely.
Byrd and her son were taken to Sacred Heart
Hospital, where they were treated and later
released after suffering "some pretty nasty inju-
ries," according to the trooper.
Spaziante said it appeared speed was a factor
in the accident, noting that the car traveled 548
feet after leaving the road until it crashed. Byrd
was not wearing a seatbelt.
Charges are pending.


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Cocaine & customer

list found following

controlled drug buy

at Blountstown apt.
Two people were arrested on crack cocaine
charges after the Calhoun County Sheriff's
Department conducted a drug sting last Friday
in Blountstown by sending someone in to make
a controlled buy with marked money.
After making arrangements to meet George
Huie at a Blountstown apartment, the under-
cover operative exchanged $200 for three piec-
es of crack cocaine, according to a report from
the Calhoun County Sheriff's Department.
When investigators moved in to arrest Huie
he attempted to flee the apartment. After his
arrest, deputies found $200 in cash that had
been hidden under a clump of dirt about a foot
from where Huie was taken into custody.
Two other people at Huie's residence were
detained while deputies secured a search war-
rant and returned to check the premises as well
as the adjoining apartment. When they were
searched, deputies discovered one piece of
crack cocaine hidden in the left shoe worn by
Kathy Fortner.
Two baggies one holding two pieces of
crack cocaine and the other containing ap-
proximately a half gram of cocaine in powder
form were discovered inside a window sill
in Huie's apartment, Investigators found a safe
with $340 in bills and assorted change. Also
discovered at the scene was a sheet of paper
believed to be a customer list which showed
names and dollar amounts, according to the
sheriff's department arrest report.
Because Huie's residence is near a church at
the corner of Canal Lane and River Street, he
was charged with sale of cocaine within 1,000
feet of a place of worship and possession of
cocaine with intent to sell within 1,000 feet of
a place of worship.
Fortner was charged with possession of
cocaine.


school and for those who
an alternative program and
within the school," said Sumn
it from different levels. We h
up for struggling kids at the I
and have adult school for tho
to be in the regular program,
that- in addition to "an excel
- has helped maintain Libert
graduation rate.
"We're just going to. contin
doing, refine it and look forwa
" he said, noting that they've s
actively investigate kids with
Graduation rates are on the
cording to a report issued by ti
last week. "This year marked
of graduates the state has ever
ing last year's total by more ths
according to a DOE news relea
the state's steady decline in d
has fallen to 2.8 percent.
"Our students are dreamnii
forming at higher levels than
to Florida's cduc.Itol s," said 0
cord iitllllnir. of high school
courses and the SAT, combine
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struggle, we have
alternative classes
lers. "We approach
ave an academy set
middle school level
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iys to make it better.
stepped up efforts to


CALHOUN COUNTY
Nov. 12: Homer Padgett, battery, aggravated bat-
tery on person 65 years or older, armed robbery.
Nov. 14: Sabrina Cooper, VOP (county).
Nov. 15: Brenda Hamilton, FTA (worthless checks);
Jamie McCardle, VOP (state); Buddy Krieghaum,
introduction of contraband (county).
Nov.16: Justin Black, battery, VOP (county); Ashley
Guilford, grand theft auto, criminal mischief.
Nov. 17: Jay Rackley, FTA, Gulf County warrant;
Angela Howard, FTA, resisting without violence; Jason
Tucker, driving while license suspended or revoked
with knowledge; Edwin Vasquez, introduction of
contraband to state correctional facility, possession
with intent to sell; Cathy Fortner, possession of crack
cocaine; Curtis Huie, intent to sell crack cocaine, sale
of crack cocaine.
Nov. 19: Wanda Taylor, possession of crack co-
caine, resisting with violence, driving while license
suspended or revoked, auto theft.
Nov. 20: Haven Davis, driving while license sus-
pended or revoked; Arnold Pitts, battery, warrant,

LIBERTY COUNTY
Nov. 14: Sabrina Cooper, holding for CCSO; Trina
Solana, serving 30 days.
Nov. 15: Greg Aloysius, holding for Putnam; Chet
Allen Geiger, VOP, holding for GCSO.
Nov. 16: Craig Robert Millette, FTA; Ashley Guilford,
holding for CCSO.
Nov. 17: Charles Terron Darby, battery, petty theft,
theft by fraud means; Angela Howard, holding for
CCSO; Joseph Lang Kershaw, DUI, possession of
Schedule 2 and 3 prescription drug without prescrip-
tion; John Thomas Holguin, burglary of conveyance,
felony, criminal mischief.
Nov. 18: Juan G. Mendoza, no driver's license;
,Ronald J. Sheffield, DUI; Kathy Fortner, holding for
CCSO.
Nov. 19: Wanda Taylor, holding for CCSO; Arnold
S. Pitts, DUI, driving while license suspended; James
Lee Godfrey, less than 20 grams.
Ustlngsincludenamefollowedbychargeandidentificationofarrestingagency. Thenamesabove represent
those charged. We remind our readers that all are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

Blountstown Police Dept.
Nov. 14 through Nov. 21, 2005
Citations issued:
Accidents.... ..........04 Traffic Citations..... ............08
Special details (business escorts, traffic details)......38
Business alarms....03 Residential alarms...........00
Complaints......................... ................ ........... 147


I Man charged with

vandalizing former

employer's equip.
A former employee has been charged with
vandalizing a log loader at R.G. Brown Trucking
after a witness reported seeing him bustthe
windows, cut hydraulic lines and rip out a C.B.
radio this past January, according to a report from
the Liberty County Sheriff's Department.
John Thomas Holguin was arrested Nov. 17 and
charged with burglary of a conveyance and felony
criminal mischief.
Deborah Ann Lindsey gave a statement to depu-
ties that she saw Holguin damage the property and
said he was angry because he was fired after refusing
to take a urine test at work.
The sheriff's department was initially contacted
on Jan. 25 after the log loader was damaged.


Sleeping man found

lying next to roadway
A man who started his night falling asleep on his
back by the highway continued his nap in jail after
a concerned citizen contacted the Liberty County
Sheriff's Department Saturday night.
Deputy Charles Barber arrived to find James Lee
Godfrey on the ground at the intersection of State
Road 20 and State Road 65 in Hosford around 9:41
p.m. Located next to him was an open carton of
alcoholic beverages.
Barber noted in his report that Godfrey, "was so
intoxicated that his speech was slurred."
While checking Godfrey for \ weapons. Barber
discovered a plastic bag with a small amount of
marijuana in his front pocket.
Godfrey was charged with possession oflessithan
20 grams of cannabis.


Charity victim of theft

from Helping Hands Thrift Store
SHelping Hands Thrift. Store, located at 16842
NE Pear Street, has once again become the tar-
get of thieves. Only this time, it appears the thefts
may be the work of other thrift stores.
Sunday afternoon, Nov. 20, a citizen was driv-
ing by the store and saw a man loading a dresser
onto a handcart and pushing it into a nearby store.
While several days ago, a customer came into the
store to report that she had dropped donations off
at our facility over the weekend only to find them
for sale at yet another local thrift store. When she
inquired where the proprietor obtained the items,
he indicated that a woman had delivered them to
him.
We are the only non-profit thrift store in
Blountstown with the only revenue we receive
coming from the sale of these donations.
We in turn operate a food program, emergen-
cI assistance program and provide funding for
wheelchair ramps, as \\ell as pa\ GED exam fees
for those ~\ ho cannot afford them.
It is a shame that people \\ ill stoop this low to
make a dollar.


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Deputies foil drop-off

plans at Calhoun Jail
A Calhoun County jail inmate's desire for some tobacco, a
lighter and something strong to drink has led to the arrest of the
man who tried to smuggle the items in to him last week.
While monitoring a phone conversation between inmate
Jonathan Barton and his girlfriend, a jailer heard the two dis-
cussing how the items could be delivered to him.
Barton discussed how Buddy Jon Kriegbaum, who he called
"Uncle Bud," was going to ride his bike up State Road 20, turn
into the east driveway at the jail and leave the items in an area
where jail trustees washed patrol cars, according to a report
from the sheriff's department.
The couple discussed the plan in a series of three phone calls
that day. When Barton's girlfriend argued that she did not want
to have any part in the drop off, Barton told her to make sure
it got done, the report said.
Deputies were watching when Kriegbaum rode up on a bike
and placed a brown paper bag on the ground by a wash rack in
the parking area used by trustees to clean cars. Once Kriegbaum
dropped the bag he was arrested.
Found inside the bag was some rolling tobacco, a lighter
and a 20 ounce Mountain Dew bottle containing an alcoholic
drink.
Kriegbaum was charged with introduction of contraband
into a county facility.
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Woman and 2-year-old involved in rollover


A Mexico Beach woman and her two-year-
old son escaped with only minor injuries after
their sports utility vehicle overturned Tuesday
morning on Hwy. 71, about three miles south of
Blountstown. Kristi Robinson, 34, was traveling
north around 8:20 a.m. when she lost control of
her 1997 Ford Explorer, according to FHP Cpl.
Jason Britt. The vehicle drove onto the east
shoulder of the road until Robinson steered
left to bring it back on the pavement. The
SUV then began rotating in a counterclockwise


direction and crossed both lanes of the road
before overturning in the west ditch. Robinson
was wearing a seatbelt, but was cited for
not using a child restraint for her son, who
was sitting in a'booster seat. Both were
taken to the emergency room at Calhoun-
Liberty Hospital where they were treated and
released. Robinson had a large laceration on
her lower leg ard her child had several bumps
and bruises. She was charged with careless
driving. JOHNNY EUBANKS PHOTO


Woman charged with stealing car

and possession of crack cocaine


A woman who borrowed a
friend's vehicle for just a few
minutes to pickup another friend
whose car had broken down is
now facing several charges after
she failed to return the 1997
Buick Skylark to its owner, Char-
lotte L. Miley.
Miley said she loaned the car
to Wanda Holland Taylor after
she agreed to bring it back in
about 30 minutes, according to
the report filed with the Calhoun
County Sheriff's Department.
Taylor drove off with the car


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around 8:30 p.m. Nov. 18. When
Miley who was staying at
Taylor's home on NW Bailey
Cemetery Road got ready
to leave the next morning, she
realized her car had not been re-
turned. She got someone to pick
her up and take her to her Jackson
County residence and returned
later in the day but could not find
anyone home.
About 20 minutes after filing
a complaint with the sheriff's
department, Miley reported that
she had discovered her missing


car traveling ahead of her on State
Road 71.
She followed as the car turned
onto County Road 73-B. A
deputy en route caught up with
the car and saw the driver make
an aggressive eastbound turn onto
County Road 274 and accelerate
rapidly. The vehicle was stopped
and when Taylor, who was be-
hind the wheel of the stolen car,
got out she began to scream and
pull away from the deputy. She
continued to resist arrest until the
officer had to restrain her on the
ground, according to the arrest
report.
When the deputy told her to
stand up, Taylor started to do so
but suddenly went limp. Taylor's
husband, who was a passenger in
the stolen car, said she had a his-
tory of seizures and an ambulance
was called. A few seconds later,
Taylor was able to recognize the
officer and was helped into the
rear of the patrol car. She de-
clined medical treatment.
During a search of the stolen
car, deputies found two pieces of
crack cocaine in the front passen-
ger seat. Taylor began screaming
and said the cocaine belonged to
her and Miley and stated that her
husband had no knowledge that
the cocaine was in the car.
Taylor was taken into custody
and charged with auto theft, re-
sisting arrest with violence and
possession of crack cocaine.
Deputies learned that her driver's
license had been revoked due to
her medical condition.
Miley's vehicle was turned
over-to her at the scene. -


CLOSED

, in observance of Thanksgiving Day,
The Liberty County Landfill f
Swill be closed Thursday, Nov.
S24 through Sunday, Nov. 27
Sin observance of Thanksgiv-
ing.
Recycling for Thursday, (I
SNov. 24, will be picked up the
Following Thursday, Dec. 1.


_ Have a Happy .

Thanksgiving!
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Sugar cane

syrup making

this Saturday
from the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement
There will be a sugar cane griding and
syrup making demonstration at the Pan-
handle Pioneer Settlement the Saturday
after Thanksgiving, Nov. 26 at the farm-
stead on the settlement's grounds. It be-
gins at 8 a.m. (CT) and lasts until the last
drop of syrup is bottled.
"Papa's Best Syrup" is made in the tra-
ditional manner at the syrup house, on the
farmstead and bottled on the spot from lo-
cally grown sugar cane.
The Panhandle Pioneer Settlement is
located in Blountstown, next to Sam At-
kins Park, off Hwy. 20 (Silas Green Rd.),
1.2 miles west of Blountstown. Maps and
directions are available on the Web site at
www.panhandlepioneersettlement.org.

Shiitake Mushroom
workshop planned
A Shiitake Mushroom Workshop will
be held at the Calhoun County Exten-
sion Office Thursday, Dec: 1 at 5:30 p.m.
(CT). Registration fee is $5. ,
The extension office is located at
20816 Central Ave. E in Blountstown.
For more information or to sign up, call
674-8323.

Hayes-Lewis scholarship
fundraiser rescheduled
A chicken pilau fundraiser that was to
be held Friday, Dec. 2 -for Liberty County
Schools Scholarship Fund (Robert Lewis
- Hayes family) has been rescheduled for
a later date.
For more information, please contact
Doobie Hayes at 643-3575, Darreyl Dug-
gar at 228-2601, Mack Holliday at 643-
1288 or Ronnie Snipes at 643-2241.-

LCHS 'Mr. Scrooge's
Christmas'drama
The LCHS Drama and Chorus Classes
will present "Mr. Scrooge's Christmas,"
on Monday, Dec. 5 at 6:30 p.m., doors
will open at 6 p.m.
Tickets are on sale for $5 each. Seating
is limited. If you would like to purchase
tickets in advance, contact Mandie Fowl-
er at 643-2241, or see a drama or chorus
student.

Calhoun libraries
closed for holiday
-from the Calhoun County Public Library
All Calhoun County libraries will be
closed Thursday, Nov. 24 through Sun-
day, Nov. 27 for Thanksgiving holidays.
All libraries will open again on Monday,
Nov. 28.
For more information, call 674-8773.

CALENDAR BIRTHDAY LISTING
Justcallin the person's name and birthdate
tobe listed on ourweekly community calendar.
There is no charge. Callers are asked to give
their own name and phone number in case we
need to verify a spelling or double-check the
date. We encourage our readers to compile
a list of their family's and friends' birthdays,
printed clearly, and mail or fax them to us at
The Journal.
For more information, call The Calhoun-
.LirertyJdtrno r at 643-3333'" ,
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Weight Loss Support Group /
meets at 1 p.m. at Shelton Park Library
Rotary Club meets at Calhoun-Liberty Hospital, noon

Boy Scout Troops 200 & 203
meet at 6:30.p.m., Mormon Church

AA meets 7 p.m., Calhoun County Old Ag Bldg. west door


ABPY T4Nklo0rVInNG

AA meets 7. p.m., basement of Calhoun County Courthouse


Today's

Heather Wood,
Beth McCoy,
Rebekah Orama


Calhoun County Children's Coalition, meets
at 9 a.m., W. T. Neal Civic Center
SB-town Tigers vs. Ocala Trinity Catholic
Away at 6:30 p.m. (CT)
Downtown Historic Apalachicola
Annual Christmas Celebration, 4:30 to 8 p.m.


W.R.Tolar PTO fundraiser
BIG BUCK CONTEST
thru Thanksgiving weekend
scoring station at Skyland Ranch
SmokehouselO a.m. to noon and 7-9 p.m.

Sugar Cane Syrup Making Day
at the Panhandle Pioneer
Settlement Farmstead, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

AA meets7:30 p.m., Hosford School cafeteria


Miss Calhoun &
Liberty Pageant
meeting at Calhoun Co.
Extension Office, 2 p.m.


Blountstown Lions Club meets
6 p.m. at the Apalachee Restaurant


Altha Boy Scouts meet tonight at 5:30 p.m. at the Altha VFD
Bulldog Club meets 7 p.m. at the LCHS field house


Chipola Regional Workforce Board JOB FAIR
at the old Marianna High School gym, 4-8 p.m.


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Liberty County

Arts Council

:benefit Dec. 2
A Christmas Gala, Dinner/Dance, Si-
lent Art Auction is planned for Friday,
Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. at the Veterans Me-
morial Park Civic Center in Bristol.
Plan now to attend the Christmas
Gala, a benefit sponsored by the Liberty
County Arts Council. Southern Satisfac-
tion from Tallahassee will be the featured
band.
By special request, Liberty County's
own Purple Passion Band with Ernie
Sumner at the keyboard, vocalist Janice
Sumner, David Peters on lead guitar, Roy
Parker on bass guitar and Mike Traylor
on the drums will also be performing for
your listening and dancing pleasure.
Attire is dressy or semi-formal. Cost
is $50 per person. Reservations required
by Nov. 25.
For reservations, call one of the fol-
lowing numbers, 379-8456, 643-2288;
643-9808 or 643-5235 .
The profits from this fundraising event
will help bring artistic events to the Lib-
erty County Civic/Cultural Center for
children .and their families.
An exciting program for 2006 has
been planned and will continue to grow
with the support of our community.







That's how many copies of
The Calhoun-Liberty Journal
were distributed last week,
ensuring plenty of coverage for
your community announcements
and great response for our
business advertisers!


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REGIOND AL r Deelopme oa, In



JOB FAIRr


4:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m.
Location:
Old Marianna High
School Gym at
2979 Daniels Street
-in Marianna


family Dollar Distribution
Wal-Mart Sallie Mae
Jackson County Board
County Commissioners
*Anderson Columbia
Jackson Hospital Melvin Engineering
Courtyard at the Mill Pond *Po Folks
*Woodall's Heating/Cooling X-treme Boats
Washington County Rehabilitation
Calhoun County School District
West Point Tek Systems and more.
This is just a partial list of the companies
that will be in attendance. More will be added.
For more information call
(850) 718-0456 or (850) 718-0326
Chipola Regional Workforce Board. Calhoun County Chamber of
Commerce, Holmes County Chamber, Jackson County Chamber,
Liberty County Chamber. Washington County Chamber of
OPgePl,~ ,.se;deagispye teem eliI, Council, Opportunity Floridai
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Blountstown football team to be Grand

Marshals at Rivertown Christmas Parade


SKYLAND 9

RANCH

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Grand Opening November 24th
Deer Processing Cut Wrapped Sausage Jerky
SClean, Friendly, Hometown Service
Skinning & Carcass Disposal Free of Charge
Highway 12 North 643-5738
Open 9 a.m. 9 p.m. daily


from the Calhoun Chamber of Commerce
GRAND MARSHALS FOR
"RIVERTOWN CHRIST-
MAS PARADE" At last
Thursday's. Chamber Board
meeting; the board voted to have
the Blountstown High School
Football Team serve as Grand
Marshals in this year's "River-
town Christmas Parade." Ms.
Mary Sue Neves, School Super--
intendent, accepted the designa-
tion. Details will be coordinated
after the Thanksgiving holidays.
The date of the Blountstown and
Altha Christmas Parades was
changed to Dec. 10 in case our
Blountsto\ n High School Foot-
ball Team goes to State on Dec.
3.
CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL
PLANS Plans are proceed-


ing for the "13th Annual Calhoun
County Christmas. Festival
- Christmas on the Square" on
Dec. 3. The Eastern Star ladies
are furiously taking registrations
for vendor booths and making ar-
rangements for entertainment. We
recently faxed a request to bor-
row the Florida Lottery's "Show
Van" for the band. Please contact
the Chamber for information and
to pickup vendor forms.
ENTERPRISE ZONE En-
terprise Zone Re-Designation
Janice Watson, Chamber's Board
of Directors, presented brief re-
ports to the Calhoun County
Commission and Blountstown
City Hall on the application for
re-designation of Calhoun Coun-
ty's Enterprise Zone., Both local
governments approved the appli-


ILights of Liberty to Shine on Dec. 10


The Liberty County Chil-,
dren's Coalition is proud to spon-
sor Lights of LibertN and Santa's
Playland at Christmas on the
Square. These events w ill take
place on Saturday, Dec. 10 .
Santa's Pla.land will be held
from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (ET) at
the Liberty County Courthouse.
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be
there to provide children with the
opportunity to ask for x hat theN
would like to see under the tree
this Christmas. Santa's Playland
will allo\ cuhldren to be treated
to a moon walk, giant slide, and
pony rides. Mom and Dad can


shop at the various booths and
get a snack while their children
are playing. The Liberty County
Children's Coalition is providing
all of the children's ac.ti ries free
of charge through a grant from Big
Bend Regional Prevention Center.
E\ery child \\ill lea\e with a free
gift. If there are any crafters,
churches, civic groups, clubs or
individuals that would like to par-
ticipate by having a booth :at this
event, please call Aaron Schwen-
deman at 643-3240. Please no ga-
rage sale items.
The Liberty County Christmas
parade is back! This year's theme


is "Lights of Liberty". The parade
will begin at Veteran's Memorial
Park, travel north on Hwy. 12, east
on Hwy. 20 to Myers Ann and end
at the football field on Harrell Ave.
Those who wish to be judged for
awards need to line-up at 4 p.m.,
all other entries need-to be lined
up at 4:30 p.m. The parade will
begin at 5 p.m. (ET). All are in-
vited to participate. The only cri-
teria is that \our float must have
lights! Let's make this the best
year ever!
For more information, you may
call Peggy at 643-2415 Ext 247, or
Myma at 643-1614.


Fit To Ride: 4-H ATV Safety Day Camp


Tragically, a young Bay
County woman was killed while
riding an ATV last week. ATVs
.are responsible fof more than'
36,000 injuries and 100 deaths
in children ages 8-16 each year.
An ATV crash is 12 times more:
likely to kill a child than a bi-
cycle crash. The number of ATV
related injuries per year doubled
between 1993 and 2001, and the
injury and death rates are high-
est among riders under 16. So
what's a parent to do?
Many families in our county
enjoy riding ATVs, but do you
know the safety rules? If you're
not sure, then make plans to at-


tend the 4-H ATV Day Camp. This
camp is open to all youth, ages 8-
16 and will be held: on Tuesday,
Dec. 20, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The group from Liberty County
\ ill meet at the Veterans Memorial
Civic Center and will be transport-
ed to and from'the Jackson County
Ag Complex Auditorium. During
this camp. youth will learn the
safe way to have fun with ATVs.
At the end of the day, the\ will re-
ceive their own ATV helmet. car-
bineer compass. rider handbook.
and other goodies.
The registration fee is $10
and the deadline to sign up is
Dec. 15. .


To register, you can stop by the
Extension Office, located in the
Veterans Memorial Civic Center.
This program is made possible
by a grant from the National 4-H
Council, which is sponsored in
part by Honda.
For more information, contact
the Extension Office at 643-2229.
4-H is open toall 'outh. ages 8-
18, regardless of gender, race.
color, ethnicity. nationality, creed,
or disability.
Persons w ith disabilities should
contact the Extension Office at
least 10 working days prior to the
event so that proper consideration
can be given to the request.


Covenant Hospice presents 'Tree of Lights -A Celebration of Life'


MARIANNA The public
is invited to attend .Covenant
Hospice's annual "Tree of
Lights A Celebration of Life"
ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 29
at 6 p.m. at Chipola College's
continuing education building.


The.event gives the commu-
nity a time to reflect, honor and
remember the lives of loved ones
who have passed.
Come out and enjoy an eve-
ning of celebration, holiday mu-
sic and friendship with an inspi-,


STICE OF SPECIAL
MEETING
The Board of Commissioners of
the Northwest Florida Regional
Housing Authority will hold a special
meeting on Friday, Dec.2, 2,2005, in
the Cambridge Room, Ramada Inn
North, 2900 North Monroe St. in Tal-
lahassee. The meeting will begin at
:-OQ .p, m. ET.. The. meeting.Jll be
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rational message of hope given
by Florida State Representative
Marti Coley. A reception will
follow the ceremony.
There will be an opportunity
to make donations for a special,
limited edition commemorative
ornament, personalized with a
loved -one's name. These make
unique gifts or keepsakes to cher-
ish. Crafts :and cookbooks will
also be a\ ailable for purchase.
All proceeds benefit Covenant
Hospice, enabling them to con-
tinue their tradition of providing
compassionate, quality care for
patients and loved ones facing
end-of-life issues. For more in-
formatiodn, Gall Co% enant .Hos-
pice at 482-8520.


cation with one change: to retain
20 square miles instead of de-
creasing to 18. The adjusted pro-
posal eliminates wet areas inside
the City of Blounfstown, adds a
few new business areas (in Altha,
Blountstown, and Clarksville),
and will include more areas along
Highway 20. Next, the applica-
tion goes to Florida Enterprise
for approval. If. Calhoun County
receives the re-designation, the
plans are to have maps of the
Enterprise Zone, which can be
distributed through the Chamber
on letter-size paper. (The current
Enterprise Zone is not available
to the public in map format).
OFFICE CLOSED The of-
lice of the Calhoun County Cham-
ber of Commerce will close for
the holidays No%. 24 & 25.





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out at his ranch in Crawford. And you know how he
always pardons the White House turkey? Bad news
for the turkey: There are three cabinet members
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Michael Jackson is moving to the Persian Gulf. This
week he was over there and caused a riot when he
went into the wrong restroom. In Michael's defense
I'm not sure if there is a right restroom.
-- DAVID LETTERMAN

The rumor is President Bush's brother, Jeb Bush
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the president said I have an exit strategy, I'm leaving
office in 2008. CONAN O'BRIEN

Jeb Bush says he wants to be president. Well that's
a good idea someone will have to pardon his
brother. DAVID LETTERMAN

'The Country Music Association Awards were held
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I think I speak for all Americans when I say, "Jeb,
when can you start?"' DAVID LETTERMAN

Over in Paris, Osama bin Laden's brother I
believe his.name is Larry bin Laden has been
arrested for money laundering. You know this is the
kind of thing that could give the bin Laden family a
bad name. DAVID LETTERMAN

President Bush is on a tour of Asia. He's visiting
Japan, Korea, China, Mongolia once again he's
skipping Vietnam. DAVID LETTERMAN

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Representative John Murtha's pro- and writer with an extensive back- ber 7, 1985, a faction of the Palestine
posal that American military forces ground in domestic and foreign policy Liberation Front hijacked the Italian
be redeployed from Iraq over the next issues. He lives in Shalimar, Fla. cruise ship off the Mediterranean
six months. coast of Egypt, The hijackers killed
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military has done its job and military units should be passenger, and there \ his body o\ erboard.
redeployed back to the U.S. Mr. Murtha believes that by Mr. Bush says that we are fighting the war in Iraq to
doing so it will force the Iraqis to take responsibility for keep the terrorists out of the U.S. That's a stretch, Ihope
the safety and operation of their country. Mr. Murtha that the FBI is watching potential terrorist in America, but
believes that the U.S. military is the target of insurgent how difficult is it to set off a car bomb in an American
attacks and the attacks will continue. As to the future of parking lot?
Iraq, there is nothing else to be gained from the daily Mr. Bush says that the war in Iraq is the focus of the
deaths of American military personnel. war on terror. OK, but it seems to methat there is no
Mr. Duncan's words, 'We must change the world" are end to the number of Islamic fundamentalist that see.
significant. President Bush and many of the Republicans the war in Iraq as their opportunity to fight the "infidel
believe that it's America's role to change the Middle Americans."
East. In his speeches, Mr. Bush is dogmatic in his beliefs But the war in Iraq has to end sometime. How to do
that America must bring freedom and democracy to the that, no one seems to know, Mr. Bush paints rose colored
world. pictures. of how wonderful everything is going in Iraq.
As I write this, Mr. Bush is in China chiding the com- Same for Afghanistan.
munist Chinese government to permit more personal It's true that the people of Iraq have voted'on a con-
and religious freedoms to the Chinese people. A noble stitution, but constitutions are just pieces of paper if the
idea with which no one can disagree in principle, but citizens cannot exercise their constitutional rights. Would
the downside of that is that Mr. Bush has become the the U.S. Constitution have any \ alue if we were afraid to
international nanny. go out into the streets? Does a "right" mean anything if
In my view, the Iraq War is a direct product of Mr. there is no way to exercise that right? I don't think so.
Bush's vision to change the Middle East. Since the Gulf I respect Mr. Murtha's right to state his views, but I
War, the neo-conservatives in his group have been miffed don't completely agree, So, let's stop with the rose col-
that President Bush senior, number 41, did hot invade ored prediction from the administration and the political
Iraq. President Bush senior did what he infighting about who is a coward, or who wants to cut
was asked to do which was to remove Iraqi and run.
forces from Kuwait. President Bush senior The U.S. military is in Iraq and Afghanistan. Let them
predicted the consequences of invading and do what they do best which is to wage war. Forget the
attempting to occupy Iraq, His predictions nation building for the moment, put an overwhelming
were on target. If you think not, just read U.S. military force into both countries and do whatever
the daily newspaper accounts of the war is necessary to establish an acceptable level of security.
I in Iraq. That will be brutal, but once the countries are secure,
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to democracy, President Bush bought that
argument and here we are, up to our necks
in another Vietnam.
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America, but terrorist attacks against the
U.S. didn't begin with the 1993 bombing
of the World Trade Center, as you would


But extricating the U.S. from the mess in Iraq will not
solve the terrorist threat. In my view, Mr. Bush should
establish and lead a coalition of nations, with the UN as
the centerpiece, which can counter the terrorist threat on
a global basis.
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a true coalition of nations can fight together. America
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A season of thanks, a time to give


As Americans across the na-
tion gather with family and
friends to celebrate the Thanks-
giving holiday, we are reminded
of the many things for which we
are thankful. America is a na-
tion of liberty, justice and free-
dom, and we are blessed to live
in a nation which stands alone
in the world as a beacon of de-
mocracy. This is also the time
of year when we recognize and
appreciate those things which
have led to the betterment of
our lives, our communities and
our country. As a member of
Congress, one of my goals is to
work for those policies that will
provide for the overall better-
ment of North Florida and the
nation as a whole.
One of the ways Congress
outlines our country's priorities
and values is through our fed-
eral government's budget. Un-
fortunately, many in Congress
have lost sight of this purpose
with the support of a budget that
does not represent the ideals our
country holds dear. Last week,
Congress passed a budget rec-
onciliation bill that illustrates
our broken budget process and
how we are neglecting our duty
to provide for the betterment of
our citizens. Under the guise of
fiscal responsibility, this pack-
age cuts approximately $50 bil-
lion from important government
programs while increasing our
deficit by about $6 billion. This
reconciliation bill makes fund-
ing cuts in vital programs such
as Medicaid, food stamps, and
student loans.
While I have been a staunch
advocate for fiscal restraint and
balancing our government's
books, I do not think we should
do so on the backs of those that
need our help the most. We
must ask ourselves-do we want
to make it more difficult for our
children to receive health insur-
ance? Do we want to make it
harder for our students to go to
college? Do we want to pre-
vent more middle class families
from receiving tax credits they
depend on to make ends meet?
I believe most Americans. would
agree that these are steps we do
not want to take in the name of
fiscal responsibility.
However, it is very appar-
ent that something must be
done about our government's
worsening financial situation
and ballooning national debt.
Last month, our national debt
eclipsed the $8 trillion mark,
and it's our children and grand-
children who will be saddled
with this crushing burden. If
every single person in America,
including babies born today,
wrote a check to pay off this
astronomical figure, each check
would-be written to the tune of
$27,000.
Our huge national debt
comes as no surprise. In the last
five years, there has been a 30
percent increase in government


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spending. Congress needs to
create a budget that makes our
government smaller and more
effective and ends our bad hab-
it of spending what we do not
have. Additionally, we must
have government leaders who
know how to balance our books
by looking at both the revenue
and spending sides of the equa-
tion, not just one or the other.
Congress needs to lay all of our
options on the table and make
the tough choices that will get
our fiscal house in order. This


reconciliation bill does none of
these things.
As a country we have a
strong and proud heritage, but
we also have a responsibility
to our forefathers who passed
on these rights and privileges.
More importantly, we owe noth-
ing less than that same sense of
citizenship and dedication to
future generations. Congress
cannot continue to irresponsibly
manage the future of our chil-
dren, our grandchildren and our
country through the support of a


budget that fails to end our prac-
tice of deficit spending.
Our forefathers had the ener-
gy and foresight to provide our
country with the tools to pros-
per, and it is my hope that Con-
gress will continue this tradi-
tion by creating a fiscally sound
budget that also provides for the
betterment of our nation and its
citizens. This holiday season,
as we gather around the din-
ner table with our loved ones, I
hope my fellow Floridians will
use this opportunity to recog-
nize where our nation stands
today and how we can come to-
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L Thoughts on Thanksgiving


At this special time of year


g we'd like to extend our warm wishes
to you and yours for a joyous
Thanksgiving celebration.
We really appreciate your support.


Lake Mystic

Supermarket
Hwy. 12 S in Bristol
Phone 643-5611


What are
you most
thankful for?

Our Fredom in the United
Stats. Kyler Dew

I am thankful for my Mom
keeping me healthy.
Michael Mullaney

I am thankful for being with
my family and my friends and
my pets. I give my family and
friends and pets gifts.
Carolyn Jackson

Be with the family and be-
ing able to live in country and
being able to relaze with my
family Nathan Bevan

For when the families-come
together. Austin Stahl

1 I am most thankful for my
Mom, Dad, uncles, Grama's
Sand a coarse Jesus.
Destiny Bishaffer

I am thankful for this won-
deful world we live in today,
my parents and most of all-
God and Jesus.
--Madison Rowe

My Mom and my Dad and
my wonderful teachers Mrs.
Cathy Summer and Mrs. Hei-
di Perkins not because she is
a Noles fan.
Kayla Gay

lam most thankful for my
family because I am lucky to
have them.
Ethan Peacock

K My little sister because she
was in a bad caracident and
almost died.
L e- Rebecca Williams


How do you
fix a turkey for
Thanksgiving
dinner?

My family fixes Thanksgiv-
ing dinner by putin the turkey
in the oven, putting corn on a
pot and putting the pot on the
stove. Michael Mullaney

We bake it then we stuff it.
Porter Smith

Me and my father go to the
store and buy a real turkey
for Thanksgiving dinner. We
pluck his fethers and kill him
then we put him in a pan and
put him in the grill and he has
souce on his body.
Carolyn Jackson


Heidi Perkins' fourth grade
students at Altha School share
t,, I some thoughts
g_ r .. on what they're
i .thankful for
along with the
History of
Thanksgiving.


about 20, minutes then- add
the sesonings and let it cook
for about another 20 minutes
and its done.
Austin Tharp

Shoot it, pluck it, cook it
and serve it.
Brianna Yon

You catch a turkey kill it
then you plock it and freez it
for 2 hours, then put on your
family ingredients and cook
it. After that you eat it.
Ceairra Capps
You first skin the feathers,
then you make sure nothing is
on it except for meat, last you
put it in the oven.and bake it.
Destiny Bischaffer

My grandma bakes a turkey
with sweet and sour sauce.
Rebecca Williams


What does your
family do on
Thanksgiving?

My family says a prair
thanking God for our meal
and how we are greatful for
his kindness.
--Michael Mullaney

Sometimes we stay home
and do Thanksgiving, some-
times we go to restrants.
Nathan Bevan

We al gather around and
talk and eat. Austin Stahl

The kids play, the grown-
ups talk, then we eat while we
give thanks after that we tell
everybody by and leave.
Destiny Bischaffer

One if there is a football
game my Mom would call
some of her and my Dads
friends and wene they got
there we would all eat our
Thanksgiving Dinner together
and watch the game.
Kayla Gay


You put it in hot water so
the feathers will come out My family gets together
easierthen once you pluc out and.eats at the lake.
ti fea s you cook it for :' --Mackenzie-May


Pilgrims
group.


were religious
- Austin Tharp


They were people who
started American life and they
are the ansisters to us all.
-Nathan Bevan


What food was
served at the 1st
Thanksgiving?

Turkey deer, corn, squas,
and vechibles. Kyler Dew

Turkey,1ndiancorn,squash,
deer meat, quail, moose, elk,
grouse and duck..
-Porter Smith

Clams, lobster, wild turkey,
goose, duck and crane.
Austin Tharp

Fish, seafood, birds, grain,
fruit, vegetables and nuts.
Brianna Yon

Turkey, ams, bluebarry pie,
cherry pie, apple pie.
-Ceairra Capps

They served fish, seafood,
birds, meat, grain, fruits, veg-
etbles, nuts and drinks.
Mackenzie May

They serve turkey squash
. pie. nd -prJ..c6b Sumn. .
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and eat turkey tell jokes and
be thankful,
Rebecca Williams

They eat food and play.
Jacob Sumner


Who were
the Pilgrims?

The Pilgrims were the ones
who started Thanksgiving.
Michael Mullaney

The first people to come.
to Plymouth Rock and get a
long with Native Americans
that lived there.
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Latina Trio encourages girls through positive lyrics


from the Girl Scouts
TALLAHASSEE Sought
After Entertainment Power-
ful Music. Positive Message -
artists Chica are bringing their
high energy sounds to North
Florida. Currently on tour, Chi-
ca is partnering with Girl Scout
Councils around the country to
promote the release of their new
CD. Chica is a group of three bi-
lingual Latinas: Emille (Puerto
Rican), Monique (of Mexican
descent) and Lynnette (Puerto
Rican Descent). In cooperation
with the Girl Scout Council of
the Apalachee Bend, their North
Florida tour stop will be on Fri-
day, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. (CT) at the
Marina Civic Center, 8 Harrison
Ave., Panama City.
This concert is open to the
public. Chica offers musically
diverse rhythms, including Lat-
in, Hip Hop, Top 40, Rhythmic
and Dance tracks. The concert's
content will include meaning-
ful and impactful lyrics, which
speak of self-respect, relation-


ships, purity and taking a stand
in life. Not only will-guests have
a chance to see this dynamic trio
perform, they will also get to see
the area's best of the best Step
and Dance Teams compete for
the title of Best Step or Dance
Team in the Panhandle!
"The positive messages in the
songs by Chica exemplify the
mission of Girl Scouts to build
girls of courage, character and
confidence, who make the world
a better place," stated Raslean M.
Allen, CEO of the Girl Scouts of
the Apalachee Bend. "We are ex-
cited to be hosting this dynamic
group," she further stated.
Katheleen McNulty, Member-
ship Marketing Consultant for
the GSCAB, and co-coordina-
tor of the event stated that "This
promises to be a high energy
show as these major recording
artists' vocal coach and chore-
ographer have worked with oth-
er groups including 'NYSNC,
Backstreet Boys, Britney Spears,
Tyra Banks and J-lo."- "Tickets


are available to the general pub-
lic for $7 through ticketmaster,
the council and the civic center
box office. I am sure that once
people hear the music of Chica
they will become instant fans,"
she further stated. To hear a
sampling of the current tracks
log onto www.saentertainment.
com/chica.
Latressa Haws, Marketing
Membership Consultant of GS-
CAB, and co-coordinator of
the event stated that "This is a
unique opportunity for our Girl
Scouts. Our girls have been in-


volved with the planning of the
event, gaining valuable life skills
that benefit the community."
Girl Scouts builds girls of
courage, confidence and charac-
ter who make the world a better
place. The Girl Scout Council of
the Apalachee Bend Inc., serves
3,004 girls and 1,302 adults in
Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gads-
den, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Jef-
ferson, Lafayette, Leon, Liberty,
Madison, Taylor, Wakulla and
Washington counties. To volun-
teer or to join Girl Scouts, call
1-800-876-9704.


AARP Driver Safety Program
from the Calhoun County Public Library
The Calhoun County Public Libraryl is sponsoring the AARP
Driver Safety Program to be held at the library Dec. 5 beginning at
8:30 a.m. (CT).
This is a one-day eight hour.classroom refresher to help drivers 50
years and older to improve their skill and prevent crashes. It covers
age-related physical changes in perception and reaction time, rules,
of the road and local driving problems.
Florida law requires all auto insurance carriers to offer a discount
on premiums to qualified graduates aged 55 and older. Policyholders
should contact their carriers for more information about discounts.
An AARP volunteer instructor will be presenting this course.
There is a $10 fee to cover the cost of the student book. Persons
interested may call 674-9682 or register at the library.
The library is located at 16908 NE Pear Street in Blountstown.


Guardian ad Litem VOLUNTEERS

...are powerful voices in the lives of abused and
neglected children in our community. Join us and
speak up for a child! Call the Guardian ad Litem

Program at (850) 482-9127 or (850) 638-6043.


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TAKE UP THE
SHIELD OF FAITH
Text Ephesians 6:10-18.
The Otterbein Teacher tells a story
about two children counting their pen-
nies. Jane said, "I have five pennies."
Mary said, "I have ten pennies."
Jane observed, "You don't have
ten pennies, you only have five."
Mary explained, "My father said
he would give me five cents tonight,
and so I have ten cents."
Mary was sure of what she hoped
for and certain of what she did not see.
Hebrews 11:1 says that is the defini-
.tion of faith. Paul tells us that we need
to take up the shield of faith whenever
fighting temptation.
As Paul described the armor, he
probably had a picture of the Roman
soldier in his mind. The sight of a Ro-
man soldier would have been very fa-
miliar in Paul's day.
The Roman shield was large
enough for the soldier to hide be-
hind. Barnes says, "The idea is, that
as the shield covered or.protected the
other parts of the armor, so faith has
a similar importance in the Christian
virtues." Faith is your defense against
the fiery darts of Satan.
Satan cannot force the believer in
Christ to do anything that he or she
doesn't want to do, But he can entice
you and harass you. He is a powerful
being. You must stand firm in your
faith:
If tempted to God will bless your hard uorl a nd
provide foi .\ou )Lonel teenaier. be-
lieve God ll ble-' our chasuiti ja
lead .N oIU [ a wonderful spouse. If dis-
couraged,.know that God will reward
you for going on.
Take up the shield of faith. Act on
the promises of God. Be sure of what
you hope for. Be certainof what you
cannot see. Walk by faith and not.by
sight.


Mt. Zion United Pentecostal
Church youth group is in need
of blanket donations for their
Outreach Program.
On Dec. 3 the youth will travel
to Tallahassee and distribute blai-
kets and food to the homeless.
All donations will be:appreci-
ated. For more information, call
643-1038.

Building fundraiser
Mt. Zion United Pentecostal
Church will have a Christmas
sale Friday, Nov. 25 and Satur-
day, Nov. 26 beginning at 8 a.m.
All proceeds will go towards the
building fund,
,The church is located on Hwy.
65 S. in Hosford. For more infor-
mation call 643-8743 or 379-8577.


Family Christmas

Production Dec. 10
Turn your ticket in and you
could win at the Family Christ-
mas Production Saturday, Dec. 10
after the Blountstown Christmas
Parade at the Blountstown High
School auditorium. You and your
family are invited to attend, you
do not need a ticket to enter.
For more information, call the
RiverTown Community Church
at 674-5747.
We welcome your church announce-
ments and. remind you to be sure to
include the dayanddate as well as time
and location of each event. We also
ask that you include a phone number
or directions to the church to make it
convenient for our readers.


10922 NW SR 20, Bristol, FL 32321
850-643-5400
Rev. Victor A. Walsh, Pastor
Sunday Morning Bible Study..........................9:45 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship Service... ...........11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Discipleship Training.............6:00 p.m.
Sunday Evening Worship Service.......................7:00 p.m
Wednesday Evening Prayer & Bible Study......7:00 p.m.

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During the first hard winter, the Pilgrims discovered
that it took a lot of determination plus a little help from
their friends to get by. -In much the same way, we would
not be here without the support of good neighbors like
you. Happy Thanksgiving and many thanks from all of
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Sydney will celebrate her
fourth birthday on Nov 28.
Sydney is the daughter of
Mitchell and Kellee Manning
of Orlando. Her grandparents
are James R. and Michele S.
Manning of Hosford, Joe and
Angle Schulte of Panama City,
and Gary and Rhonda Jones
of Quincy. Sydney's great-
grandparents are Cassie_Pul-
lam of Bristol, Janet Smith of
Hosford, and Bonnie Jones of
Crawfordville. Her great-great
-grandmother is Mae Clune of
Panama City. Sydney's Prin-
cess Aurora birthday party
will be held at her Papa and
Granny Mannings' home in
Hosford. Sydney loves her big
sister Ember, her dog Charlie
and anything to do with Dis-
ney princesses.


BRADDOCK
HOBBS
Braddock Hobbs celebrated
his fifth birthday on Nov. 17.
Braddock is the son of Bo
and Mary Hobbs of Bristol.
His grandparents are Nicky
and Faye Phillips of Bristol
and Janie Hobbs of Altha.
Braddock's great-grandmoth-
ers are Lillian Shepard of
Bristol and Maxine Hand of
Clarksville. Braddock enjoys
playing with his friends, Phillip
and Lindsey, playing Power
Rangers, and watching foot-
ball with his daddy when the
Jacksonville Jaguars play He
also enjoys helping mommy
and daddy take care of his
baby sister, Molly. Braddock
celebrated his birthday with a
Yu-Gi-Oh party on Nov 19.


JAMES GAVIN
LOVE
James Gavin Love celebrat-
ed his second birthday on
Nov. 21. James is the son
of Scott and Andrea Love of
Hosford. His grandparents
are Odis and Linda Love of
Hosford, Cindy Koski of Tal-
lahassee and the late James
Allen Pullam of Hosford. His
great-grandparents are Hazel
and J. R. Pullam of Hosford,
Frances and the late Trulon
Creel of Greensboro and Tom
Arnold and the late Leola Ar-
nold. He has one great-great-
grandmother, Opal Neely of
Blountstown. Gavin loves
playing outside with his sis-
ter, Madison, and his cousin,
Chesney.


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Fri. & Sat., Nov. 25 & 26
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SHeather King of Hosford and TravisAllen of Bristol are proud to
announce the birth of theirbeautiful baby girl, Makanlys Realynn
Allen, born on Nov 3, 2005 at the Women's Pavilion in Tallahas-
S.i" see. She weighed 6bs. and 12 oz. and measured 19 3/4 inches
long. Maternal grandparents are Jackie King and fiance Marc
S -:. "i. of Hosford and Bobby King of Hosford. Paternal grandparents
*"e -. are Donna and Ernie Adams of Bristol and Danny and Cathy
S,-: i Allen of Monticello. Her maternalgreat-grandparents are Gerald
and Linda Jones of Hosford. Her paternal great-grandparents
are Gary and Myrtle Richards of Bristol and Jimmy and Betty
Allen of Tallahassee. Her maternal great-great grandparents are
the late William andAzzielee Pullam of Hosford. Her paternal
great-great-grandparents are George and Willafaye Walden and
.' the late Rozelle Walden, all of Bristol. Makanlys was welcomed
home by herAunt Devin'and her cousin, Aunt Carrie, and many
family and friends along with lots of hugs and kisses.


GABRIELLA DIANNE
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S :: Jerome and Jeri Flowers of
Bristol are proud to announce
the birth of their daughter,
.Gabriella "Gabrie" Dianne
Flowers, born on Oct. 5, 2005
at the Women's Pavillion at
Tallahassee Memorial. She
weighed lbs. and 15 oz. and
measured 17 1/4 inches long.
She is the sister of Maggie Mc-
Caskill, 11; Micah McCaskill,
8; Brandon Flowers, 22; and
Jarrett Flowers, 13. Maternal
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and Gordy and the late Gloria Barber all of Bristol Paternal
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The Liberty County

Courthouse will be closed

on Thursday, Nov. 24 and

Friday, Nov. 25, in

observance of the

Thanksgiving Holiday.

.... Robert

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Roast Turkey and
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Baked Ham with Pineapple
BBQ Beef Ribs
Fried Chicken-
Sides
Sweet Potato Souffle
Green Beans
White Rice
Beef Gravy_
Macaroni & Cheese
Broccoli.with Cheese


Mashed Potatoes
Corn
Turnip Greens
Turkey Gravy
Conbread Muffins
Dinner Rolls
Desserts
Banana Pudding
Peach Cobbler
Bread Pudding
Pumpkin Pie
Applecrisp


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Edwards, Williams wedding announced


Doug and Flor Edwards and Joe and
Kim Milligan would like to announce
the marriage of their daughter, Kyn-
dal Denton Edwards to Joshua Clay
Williams. They were married on Sept.
20, 2005 by Rev. Tom Stallworth.
Kyndal's maternal grandparents
are Shorty Donaldson of Blounrsto\\ n
and Claude and Evelyn Reeves of
Headland, AL. Her paternal grandpar-
ents are Charles and Yvonne Edwards
of Greensboro.
Josh is the son of Johnny and Bren-
da Williams of Clarksville. His ma-
ternal grandparents are Hazel and the late George
Dewey Smith of Clarksville. His paternal grand-
parents are the late Rush and Thelma Williams of
Blountstown.
Kyndal is a 2005 graduate of Blountstown High
School and will be attending Chipola College next
fall.
Josh is a 1999 graduate of Blountstown High
School and is currently employed at Quincy Farms
in the maintenance department.


Dilberts celebrate 60


A second wedding ceremony will be held on
Dec. 17 at 6 p.m. at the W. T. Neal Civic Center
in Blountstown. A reception will be held immedi-
ately following the ceremony No local invitations
will be sent out, however, all family and friends of
the couple are invited to attend.
The bride's maid of honor will be Allison Nich-
ole Tipton of Blountstown and the groom's best
man will.be Sylas "Sy" Gordon Revell of Bristol.
They will have several other w wedding arendants.


wonderful years
Joe and Nehi Dilbert of Telogia \ill be
celebrating 60 wonderful ears together.
They were married in Savannah, GA on Dec.
4, 1945. They love being with family and
attending church. Joe retired from Steams
and Fosters in Lockland. OH and Nehi is a
homemaker. Together they raised eight chil-
dren, all are now married. They also have 16
grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
They have planned a celebration on Sat-
urday, No.. 26 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at
Grace United Methodist Church fellowship
hall on Hwy. 65 South in Hosford.
No gifts please.


Thanksgiving Click It orTicket Florida


Law enforcement agencies
throughout the state are par-
ticipating in the Thanksgiv-
ing Click It or Ticket Florida
holiday campaign to heighten


safety belt use awareness dur-
ing one of the busiest travel
times in the U.S. The mobiliza-
tion conducted by the Florida
Highway Patrol and local law
enforcement agencies through-
out Florida will run from Nov-.
18 to Nov. 30 to coincide with
the Thanksgiving holiday.
The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration
(NHTSA) projects there could
be as many as 567 highway
related deaths over the 2005
Thanksgiving holiday week-.
end. Last year in Florida alone,
during, the same 13 day cam-
paign period, 77 people died in
motor vehicle related crashes,,
over half of these individuals
were not using safety belts.
"It is important that motor-
ists understand the importance
of buckling up every time they
get into their vehicle," said
Carla Sims, Florida Depart-
ment of Transportation Traf-
fic Safety Administrator. "The
simplest and most effective ac-
tion a motor vehicle driver or
occupant can take to save their
life is to spend a few seconds
buckling their safety belt."


Law enforcement officers
throughout Florida are doing a
great job saving lives through
safety belt enforcement.
The Thanksgiving holiday
kicks off one of the nation's
busiest travel seasons of the
year so law enforcement
agencies will be increasing
their visibility and will have
more patrol units out on the
road protecting motorists:
"Law enforcement agen-
cies in Florida enforce the
safety belt law every day,"
said Traffic Safety Adminis-
trator Sims. "However, \\ ith
the holiday season fast ap-
proaching, this Thanksgiv-
ing Click It or Ticket Florida
mobilization brings a much
needed awareness to the im-
portance of using your safety
belt during a time of the year
that often has a higher traffic
related death rate."
Law enforcement agencies
across the state, with support
from the Florida Department
of Transportation, are joining
together to remind everyone
this holiday season to click it
or you will receive a ticket.


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Page 14 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL NOVEMBER 23,2005


Liberty County Senior Citizens announce December activities


from the Liberty County
Senior Citizens Association
The Liberty County Senior
Citizens Association announces
its activities for the month of De-
cember. They are as follows:
-Thursday, Dec. 1 Time to
board for Wal-Mart in Marianna
and get started on finishing up
shopping for Christmas. Call
Transit at 643-2524 no later
than 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28 to
arrange transportation.
*Thursday, Dec. 8 Grocery
shopping at the Blountstown
Piggly Wiggly. Call Transit at
643-2524 no later than 3 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 5 to arrange trans-
portation.
*Friday, Dec. 9 Cynthia
Seaborne will be at the Liberty
County Senior Citizens at 10:30
a.m. to give a presentation on


diabetes. She will have some
valuable information on this
important topic. The association
is located on Hwy. 12 South. Call
Transit at 643-2524 no later than
3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6 to arrange
transportation. Lunch will be
provided after the presentation.
*Monday, Dec. 12 The
Liberty Transit will be taking
seniors to eat and enjoy looking
at Christmas lights in Bristol,
Hosford and Tallahassee. The
van will leave Bristol at 4 p.m.
If you would like to go, call
Luxie or Monica at 643-2524 or
643-5885 no later than 3 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 8.
*Monday, Dec. 12 A rep-
resentative from Legal Services
of North Florida will discuss any
legal concerns at 11 a.m. at the


Bristol Center. Call Jeannette
at 643-5690 or 643-5613 if you
would like to meet with the rep-
resentative.
SThursday, Dec. 15 Come
to the Veterans Memorial Park
Civic Center recreation room for
the -client Christmas party/din-
ner at 7 p.m. Please park in the
back of the civic center. Anyone
who needs a ride, call transit at
643-2524 no later than 3 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 14.
*Thursday, Dec. 15 An-
other fun day shopping at the


Marianna Wal-Mart and having
lunch with friends. Call.Transit
at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 12 for transporta-
tion.
*Monday, Dec. 19 -A trip to
the Graceville outlets has been
scheduled. Call Jeannette at 643-
5690 for information.
*Monday, Dec. 19 The
Liberty County Senior Citizens
Board of Directors will meet at
the Hosford Senior Center at
7:30 p.m. The public is always
invited to attend.
'Tuesday, Dec. 20 The
Liberty County Senior Citizens
Advisory Council will meet at
the center at 1 p.m. in Bristol
for refreshments and lunch will
be served.
*Thursday, Dec. 22 Last


day before Christmas for Lib-
erty Transit to take you shop-
ping at the Piggly Wiggly in
Blountstown. Call Transit at
643-2524 no later than 3 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 19 to arrange
transportation.
*Friday, Dec. 23 and Monday,
Dec. 26 The Liberty County
Senior Citizens in Hosford and
Bristol will be closed.
*Monday, Dec. 26 The
Liberty County Transit- Office
will be closed.
*Thursday, Dec. 29- Ready
for Wal-Mart shopping and
lunch in Marianna. Call Transit
at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 27 to arrange
transportation.


Calhoun Co. Sr.

Citizens plan

Alaska cruise
from the Calhoun County
Senior Citizens Association
The Calhoun County Se-
nior Citizens/CalCo Travel has
planned a cruise to Alaska set for
Sept. 16-24, 2006.
On Sept. 16, we will fly to Se-
attle, WA for an overnight at the
Crown Plaza Hotel. Change and
get ready for a ferry ride over to
Tillieum Village where we will
have a Salmon Bake and watch
a show. The next morning you
will have time to tour Pike Place
Market. In the afternoon we will
board the Norwegian Star for a
seven-night cruise. We will visit
Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan,
Victoria and cruise the insidepas-
sage and Glacier Bay.:
Trip includes, Motorcoach
to and from the airport, airfare
from Tallaahssee/Panama City
to Seattle, overnight in Seattle,
ferry and dinner/show at Tillieum
Village, full breakfast at hotel,
seven-night cruise, port taxes,
transfer and driver's tip.
Cost of the trip: Inside $2,489
single; $1,659 pp/double. Ocean-
view Cabin: $2,889 single, $1,899
pp/double. Balcony cabin: $3,489
single, $2,299 pp/double. Deposit
of $300 is due by Jan. 2, 2006.
Consecutive payments of $300
monthly due by the first of each
month. Final payment due July 1.
Visa/Mastercard accepted. Call
Marilyn or Sarah at 674-4163 to
sign up.


Calhoun Co. Sr.

Citizens extend

a special thanks
from the Calhoun County
Senior Citizens Association
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Thanksgiving: Pumpkin pie is
good for you!
Also good for you: pumpkin
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pancakes, baked pumpkin... I
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only buy just before Thanksgiv-
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For example, carotenoids
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vonoids, phtronitrients found
in berries, mitigate nerve cell
deterioration. And there are a
\ ide range of other compound's
that appear to be antioxidants.
helping fend off internal attacks
in our bodies by oxygen free
radicals.
An Agricultural Research
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has found a way to pinpoint just
how good pumpkin really is for
you, by developing a simple,
fast and environmentally friend-
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otene and other carotenoids in
pumpkin.
Her method combines two-
processes with tongue-tangling
names (supercritical fluid ex-
traction and reversed-phase liq-
uid chromatography) to draw
out, identify and measure the.
beneficial compounds. This
combination of techniques is
less labor-intensive than labora-
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a disposal problem.
So what exactly are carot-
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compounds that give pumpkins
and carrots their orange hues
(and also the deep reds of toma-
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are thought to help reduce the
incidence of cataracts, cardio-
vascular disease and even cer-
tain types of cancer. While beta-
carotene is the most-studied
of these carotenoids, there are
lots of others-such as crypto-
xanthin, lutein and lycopene--
whose secrets we're just begin-
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its less familiar cousinin" there
are still questions about beta-
carotene, too. For example, we
still don't know all the steps in
the process that our bodies use
to absorb beta-carotene and turn
it into vitamin A.
But ARS scientists are add-
ing to the available information
in that area, too. At Beltsville,
Md., ARS scientists have used
markers called isotopes to "tag"
carotenoids from kale, which
makes it possible for them to
monitor the carotenoids' absorp-
tion in the body after the kale
is eaten. They've specifically
tracked not only- beta-carotene,
but also lutein, a major yellow
pigment of corn and leafy green
vegetables. Lutein is believed to
protect the human retina's mac-
;ular region, which means it can
help reduce your risk of macular '
degeneration, the most common '
age-related cause of blindness.
The ARS researchers at Belts-
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lutein absorbers in the body are.l
also the best beta-carotene ab-
sorbers, w which suggests there are !
similarities in how the body pro-
cesses these two carotenoids.
Pumpkins' high carotenoid
content could play a much big-
ger role than just assuaging any :
guilty feelings we may have
about taking that second piece
of pumpkin pie. In parts of Af-
rica, Southeast Asia, and Central
and South America, vitamin A
deficiency. is the leading cause
,of preventable blindness and a
major cause of infant deaths.
Nutrition programs in those
areas. have been encouraging
consumption of fresh mangoes,
which are also high in beta-
carotene. But those mangos are
only available as a fresh prod-
uct in spring and summer, they
don't ship well and they have a
relatively short shelf life.
On the other hand, pumpkin.
harvested in fall and early .win-
ter, could help fill an important
nutrition.gap when the mangoes
are out.of season; they store well;
they don't require refrigeration,
and they're easy to grow.
The ARS scientists say their
new techniques for measuring
beta-carotene and other carot-
enoids in pumpkin could speed
up development of new, super-
good-for-you pumpkins here,
and in the rest of the world. In
the meantime. let's have another
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Page 16 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL NOVEMBER 23,2005


Consumers urged to check

out charities before donating


from the Florida Department ofAgri-
culture and Consumer Services
TALLAHASSEE Florida
Agriculture and Consumer Ser-
vices Commissioner Charles H.
Bronson is urging consumers to
take the time to investigate char-
itable organizations before mak-
ing any donations. There were
some charity scams during re-
cent hurricane relief efforts and
the holiday season is one of the
busiest for charities, many col-
lecting about half their annual
donations between Thanksgiv-
ing and New Year's Day.
"There are more than 10,000
charities and professional so-
licitors registered with the De-
partment and it's important
that consumers find out all they
can about an organization be-
fore making any contributions,"
Bronson said. "They can find
out not only whether a charity is
properly registered, but also how
it spends the donations."
Florida law requires most
charities to register with the De-
partment and provide financial
information about income and
expenditures, including how
much is used for fundraising and
administrative costs and how
much actually goes to program
services. As of Nov. 1, there were
-10,937 charities and profession-
al solicitors registered with the
Department. The Department
does not endorse any charity and
is prohibited from dictating how
much a charity spends on pro-
gram services, but the financial
information enables consum-
ers to make educated decisions


about where to contribute.
"People can take steps to
make sure a charity is properly
registered but they shouldn't stop
there," Bronson said. "They can
use their financial information
we provide to determine whether
they think a charity is using do-
nations in a prudent manner."
Bronson also provided the
following tips to consider when
deciding whether to donate to an
organization:
*Don't judge an organiza-
tion based on an impressive -
sounding name. Find out what it
actually does.
*Be wary of emotional appeals
and organizations that have only
vague plans for spending the
funds they collect.
*Never give cash. Write a
check payable only to an organi-
zation not an individual.
*Be wary of organization that
offer to send a "runner" to pick
up your donation. Reputable
charities are willing to wait for
your contribution.
*Consumers have the right to
ask for an organization's finan-
cial report and its federal tax
identification number, the latter
of which you'll need to claim
your contribution as a tax deduc-
tion.
: *Ask the organization to send
you written information about
its activities.
*If an organization is not reg-
istered, contact the Department.
Up-to-date information on
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Tigers come from behind to beat Vernon


35-21 with trio of 4th quarter touchdowns


by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor
Blountstown took a real come-from-behind win in an
exciting match-up Friday night at-Bowles Field when they
hosted Vernon in the regional semifinals of the Class 2B
Football Championship.
The Tigers ended the night with a 35-21 victory that
left fans on the edge of their seats as they waited for the
home team to even the score after Vernon led by seven
points at the end of the third quarter.
The Tigers sealed the deal with three fourth-quarter
touchdowns. The first came on a 20-yard reception from
Michael Guilford to Chance Attaway, the second was on
a 35-yard run by Chase Cox and the third came with 52
seconds left in the game on a 25-yard run by Attaway.
Jacob Williams kicked in the extra point after each
touchdown.
'It was quite a comeback," said BHS head coach Bobby
Johns. "Until that score in the third quarter when it was
21-14, things didn't look very good," he said. "We needed
a break and were finally able to get a couple of inside runs
on them and hit a counter option."
The coach said, "We were only one touchdown at the
half and didn' t panic." At halftime he told the team, "You
have one half left to decide whether you want to keep
playing or not:'
The night's scoring opened with a 55-yard touchdown
pass by Vernon and an extra-point kick. The Tigers an-
swered with seven points of their own after a 13-yard run
by Guilford followed by a PAT by Williams to end the
first quarter 7-7.
Vernon scored on a two-yard run in the second quarter,
followed by the extra point kick to pull ahead 14-7.
With the third quarter under way, Vernon scored on a
31-yard catch. The kick was good and their lead stretched
out to 21-7. With 58 seconds left in the quarter, Attaway
scored on a 25-yard run for the Tigers. Williams' PAT
was good and the score started to level out a bit as the
board read 21-14 as the Tigers headed in for a spectacular
fo.unh quarter finish.
"'We gave up a big play the first time they gave us the
football," Johns said. "To our kids' credit, we came back
to score right at the end of the first quarter."
Attaway had 16 carries for 92 yards and two touch-
downs, with one catch for 20 yards and a.TD. Guilford
had 17 carries for 36 yards and one TD, 84 yards passing
and one TD. Arsenio Ivory had six carries for 24 yards
and Titus Overholt had three carries for 64 yards.
Chase Cox and Titus Overholt had one interception
each.
Johns said lineman Jarrod Waldron performed the best
he has all season and graded out at 80%.
Defensively, Jamie Willis led all tacklers with 15 tackles
and one sack while Ryan Baker had 14 tackles, two sacks
and two tackles for loss. Chaz Johns had 14 tackles while
Corey Silcox and Josh Savall had 10 each.
The Tigers are spending plenty of time on the practice
field this week in preparation for Friday's game with Trin-


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TOP: Tigers explode onto their home field.
CLOCKWISE FROM ABOVE: Tiger quarterback
Michael Guilford pays the price for hanging onto
the ball by being buried in a swarm of Vernon Yellow
Jackets. Corey Cox gets pumped as his team pulls
ahead. The fans were on their feet. A Tiger brings
down a Vernon player. Jonathan Lockhart recovers
the ball after a bad Vernon snap.
TONY SHOEMAKE PHOTOS


ity Catholic in Ocala.
"We play the number one team in the state Friday,"
said Johns. While Trinity Catholic has topped the rank-
ings for 2B teams, the Blountstown Tigers have been
right behind them in the number two spot. Johns plans to
change that ranking this week as his team bears down on
a state championship.
"I know these guys are good and are supposed to be
the best team around," he said, but admitted: "It kind of
gets under your skin a little bit." Johns points out that his
team has won 29 out of the lat 3(1 ,tbiIll ,aii' le i1::, 've


played. "I'd think people might want to give us a little
bit of respect," he said.
The winner of Friday's game will play for the state
championship on Dec. 3.
I k'-iL'l for Friday's game in Ocala are on sale at Hungry
Howie's for $30 each. A bus will leave Blountstown High
School at 11 a.m. Friday with 65 seats available for fans. You
mustpay when you sign up.
For ili,'.c driving to the game, take 1-75 to Ocala and exit
on Hwy.40 (the second Ocala exit). Take Hwy. 40 west and
turn left on 80th Ave. Go one and a half miles. The school is
on the left.





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Lots of reasons to be thankful


WHAT ARE
YOU MOST
THANKFUL FOR?

I am most thankful for God
because He created my fam-
ily and my family created me.
Brina Yand

I am most thankful for my
friend Destiney Shaffer and
my hole intire family.
MaKenzie Tanner,

Food, water, shelter and
clothing.
Kevin Brian Dean

I am thankful for turkey.
Chris Ping

I am thankful for having
such nice teachers.
Megan Baughman


Holidays.


- Kolby Bailey


I am most thankful that we
are alive and have things to
do.
Seth Alderman

My family and life.
Quade Vickery

Am most thankful for my
family.
-Gaige Hansford

/ am most thankful for my
family (and to be loved!).
Destiny Watts

I'm most thankful for my
family in St. Cloud.
Deana Griswold

Im most thankful for
sports. RJ. Ier


HOW DO YOU FIX
A TURKEY FOR
THANKSGIVING
DINNER?

My Mom puts it in the
oven until she thinks its good
enough.
Stephanie Branton

My family and I always put
stuffing in it then we put pina-
ples around the turkey.
Brina Yand

You cook it to 170 F. and
stuff it. Put it in the oven or
you could put it in a pot and
boul it.
James Lanham

To fix turkey I put it in the
grease and cook it that my
friends and family will love it
and be thankful for it.
MaKenzie Tanner

I go out and shoot a turkey
and -throw it in the oven, put
pepper on it.


Fourth grade students from
class at Altha School share
about Thanksgiving,
along with their f
thoughts
on what the
holiday .
means
to them.


Roll it in grease and boil it.
Megan Baughman

Well first I have to find a
wild turkey which isn't easy,
then of course I shoot it (okay
my dad does). But then I-get
to cook it. I dump it in a pot
of -grease and then season
it then its ready.
Seth Alderman

Take it out of the package
then put it in the pan then in
the oven.
Victoria Shanks

First you buy a turkey then
you stick your hand in and
stuff it then you season it and
put it in the oven.
Destiny Watts

How I fix a turkey is I do like
my dad, David Griswold. Get
a pan, get peanut oil, then
cook it for45 mins. at 350 F
Deana Griswold

How [I fix a turkey for
Thanksgiving -dinner is that
I buy it in a butterball at
Walmart. I pour coke on it to
make it taste perfect, I cook it
for an hour and finally I serve
it with stuffing and cranberry
sauce.:
Andrew Blount

To fix a turkey throw it in the
oven. PJ. Iler



WHAT DOES YOUR
S FAMILY DO ON
THANKSGIVING?

Every Thingiving my fam-
ily goes to one of my parents
perits house and eat and have
a good tim.
James Lanham

What my family does on
Thanksgiving is they cook
lots of food like turkey, ham,
potatoes, green bean casarol,
broccoli casarol and my fa-
vorit sweet potatoes.
Kevin Brian Dean


We go to Kuntuckey and
eat their and see are reali-
taves.


Mark Brogdon's
a little history


Well we usually sometimes:.
go to my grannys house and
eat there. I mostly prepare the
desurt, there's great pumpkin
pie.
Seth Alderman

Play games outside all day
and at night we eat diner.
Quade Vickery

My family goes to my
grandmas house to eat.
.- Gaige Hansford

Eat pumkin pie and turkey.
Victoria Shanks

We all go to my Ant Joh-
ney's house and eat turkey,
corn, ham, beets. That is not
all! Destiny Watts

They cook and they eat
lunch at my school with me.
Trace Williams

What my family does on
Thanksgiving is that we all go
down south to stay and have
Thanksgiving with my Aunt
Shery.
Andrew Blount

Eat turkey and play
games.
-P.J. Iler

WHO WERE THE
PILGRIMS?

The Pilgrims were people
who came to this country
from England.
Stephanie Branton

They were people in search
of a country because they
were not woenting to be rould
the England King.
James Lanham

The pigrims were people
who came on a ship with no
food to eat.
Megan Baughman


WHY DID THEY
COME TO THIS
COUNTRY?

They came because their
king was being mean to
them.
Stephanie Branton


-And


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by British.


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AT THE FIRST
THANKSGIVING?

The food they served at
Thanksgiving is turkey and
corn and biskets and some
other fantastic foods they
growed in the big farm land.
Brina Yand

Turkey, Macoronei salad,
hot dogs, hamburgers, green
beans, franch fris, chocolate
cake, fish. Yeah.
Chris Ping

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The. pilgrims came to this
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want to be ruled around by
the king of Egland.
Brina Yand

In shurch of the free land
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so they could be religus the
way they wanted to.
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Thanksgiving is a time to
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and reflect on all of the won-
derful things in life. At BHS,
students are very thankful
for the blessings in their lives
and have shared some of the
things that are most precious
to them.

I am thankful for our school
and the wonderful teachers
that help me get an educa-
tion. Carlos Hall

I am thankful for my friends
and family. They have been
there for me through thick and
thin and supported my hopes
and dreams.
Samantha Williams

I am thankful for my great
family and the invention of the
phone. Kayla Arrant

I am thankful for my family.
Samantha Bailey

I am thankful for teachers.
-Amanda Williams

I am thankful for family,
friends, and food.
Kaitlin Peacock

I am thankful for my family
and friends and the fact that I
am a senior! Tanya Savell

I am thankful for God, free-
dom, my family, friends, and
horses. Ashley Whitfield


What I'm

'Thankful
, ^ Blountstown Middle
S f- Schoolstudents
For-W reflect on what's
important to them.


I am thankful for my family
and freedom to enjoy life how
I please. Nikki Bernhard

I am thankful for my family,
friends, and the fact that I live
in the land of the free and the
home of the brave.
Ashley Gingerich

I am thankful for my family,
friends, my dog Riley, and most
of all, God. Kate Atkins

I am thankful for fried food,
friends, and freedom.
Jennie Fagen

I am thankful for family,
friends, my dogs, indoor heat-
ing, and blankets.
Staci Pittman

I am thankful for my fam-
ily, friends, boyfriend, and my
life! Candace Bailey

I am thankful for my won-


derful family, friends, a good
school, my church, and my
dog. --Chelsea Faircloth

I am thankful for good
health, freedom, God's Grace,
warm weather, and Florida's
beautiful beaches.
Adam Richards

I am thankful for everything es-
pecially BHS! Holly Jeppson

I am thankful for my friends
and family! Laura Kastli

I am thankful for family,
friends, freedom, food, and BHS
volleyball! Lauren Wood

I am thankful for my friends
and family. --Jay Sweinhart

I am thankful for my family
and friends. Jeffrey Stewart

I am thankful for family,
friends, and my dogs.
Amanda Whitfield

I am thankful for family,
friends, and sports!
Ricky Mercer

I am thankful for my best
friend, family, and education.
Kyla Shiver

I am thankful for my friends
and family. TJ. Watts

I am thankful for my friends
and family! Jeremy Watson


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Scholarship information available


ATTENTION JUNIORS
AND SENIORS
by Jessica Smith
Juniors and seniors who are
thinking about scholarships for
college should check out www.
Scholarships.com. This website.
has a free college scholarship
search and financial aid
information.
As many high school.juniors
and seniors and their parents
are getting ready for college,
accumulating money to finance
their college education will
likely be a-top priority.
Scholarships.com is an
excellent resource for high
'school students who are
considering attending a college,
university or trade school. The
expansive scholarship database
is always growing, updated
frequently, and available online.
Scholarship providers always
update their awards as they
change making every visit to
scholarship.com overflowing
with new opportunities.
Scholarships.com has become
one of the most widely-used and
trusted, free college scholarship
search services and financial
aid information resources
on the world wide web. This


S ALTHA WILDCATS SCHOOL CALENDAR
Monday, Nov. 28 Progress Reports
Friday, Dec. 9 -Family Breakfast


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information, along with other
scholarship information, is
located on the scholarship board
outside of Mrs. Cindy Nichols'
office..
Juniors and seniors also need
to check the scholarship board
weekly for new and updated
information.
VOLLEYBALL BANQUET
On Nov. 14 a banquet was-held
to honor those who participated
and volunteered their time during
this years volleyball season. The
awards were.as follows:
*Middle School Most
Improved, Kaycee Yon; Best
Offensive Player, Cortney
Harris and Shayla Chason; Best
Defensive Player Sierra Chason
and Heidi Bailey
*Junior Varsity Most
Improved, Kristen Yon; Best
Offensive Player, Taylor Shelton;
Best Defensive Player, Ashley
Smith
*Varsity Most Improved,
Ashley Adkins; Best Offensive
Player, Tory Lipford; Best


Defensive Player, Cherie Hires
*Plaques Scorekeeper, Anna
Nichols
*Manager, Brett Floyd
*Ladycat Award, Tiffany
Betts


*Senior Plaques,
Byler, Mary McIntosh,
Betts, Kathryn Nichols,


Angela
Tiffany
Brooke


Lee
THANKSGIVING BASKETS
by Justin McCoy
The students, faculty and staff
at Altha Public School recently
contributed to- donations for
Thanksgiving Baskets for
families in the community.
Junior and Senior FCA, along
with Junior Beta, coordinated
the charity event.
All the donations were
combined to create five large
baskets. The baskets were
delivered on Nov. 18.
Five families in financial
need received a basket. Altha
School is extremely proud of its
students for their donations to
help families in need.


Donut coupon fundraiser ends Dec. 7


SENIOR NEWS
by Joe Daniels
It is finally here! Seniors are
now selling Krispy Kreme Do-
nuts until Dec. 7. For only $4
a person may receive a coupon
for a dozen of delicious glazed
Krispy Kremes. This is $1.50
off the regular price.
The added advantage of the
coupon is that you can pick up
the donuts whenever you like
from a participating store. These
coupons could also make great
stocking stuffers!
Don't delay, buy yours today
from any BHS Senior. For more
information, please call Amanda
McGhee at 674-5724.
-BOYS BASKETBALL
by Jessica Metcalf
This past -week, our BHS
Boys Basketball Team kicked
off their season at home with a
win against Wewa in the annual
Tip-off Classic.
The team is under the di-
rection of two new faces this
year. Varsity Head Coach An-
drew Sumner is a new teacher
at Blountstown Middle School,
and Assistant Coach/JV Coach
Loran Tyre is a new teacher at
BHS.
The Varsity Team Roster in-
cludes the following: Adam
Richards, Nic Tomlinson; Trey
OGwan, T:J. Rogers, T.J. Sim-


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I TIGER BEAT EVENTS
Nov. 21-25 Fall Break!!!
Nov. 28 FSU admissions meeting with seniors and
juniors at 10:30 a.m.
I Nov. 29 Calendar Couple/Senior Favorites/Hall of
Fame Pictures beginning at 1 p.m.; Boys' Basketball vs.
I Holmes County, home, 6/7:30
Dec. 7 Third Senior Trip Deposit of $100 due; end of
I senior donut sales I
Dec. 8 Chorus Concert; Madrigal Dinner at W.T. Neal
ICivic Center, 7 p.m., Tickets $15 each
Dec. 10 ACT Test
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mons, Justin Watson, and Joseph
Warren.
The JV Team consists of An-
drew Chewning, John Kelly, Co-
rey Bates, Brent Ransom, Jimmy
Jackson, Kendja Martin, Antho-
ny Crocker, Albert Johnson, Na-
thaniel Paige, Sean Jones, Chris-
tian Smith, Jared Lilly, Kurtis
Mathis, and Brandon Sims.
BAND NEWS
by Amanda Senterfitt
On Oct. 30, the Blountstowni
High School Marching Band
competed in the Florida Band-
masters Association Marching
Festival at Tommy Oliver Sta-
dium in Panama City.
The students were judged on
in the areas of marching, maneu-
vering, playing, and performing.
They received air' overall rating
of Exciletit.


FBLA NEWS
by Jessica Metcalf
Two weeks ago, Blountstown
High School's FBLA Chap-
ter traveled to Bethlehem High
School for the annual District II
Fall Rally.
The rally included the intro-
duction of the area high schools
by their presidents, the intro-
duction and installation of the
District II Officers, and a pre-
sentation by guest speaker Brian
Godden, a former WMBB News
13 anchor.
Mr. Godden spoke about the
importance of having a good
educational foundation in order
to be successful in life.
BHS Chapter President for
2005-2006 is Maegan Davis,
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one with a photo (driver's license & Social Security card)


*JACKSON HEWITT
e..: -..TAX SERVICE

Call 674-9453 or visit us in Blountstown at
20846 Central Ave. E.
(across the street from the courthouse)
$575 loan amount for pre-approved prior yeai customers and $375 for all other applicants. Finance
charge & other fees deducted from loan proceeds Loans provided by Santa Barbara Bank & Trust or
HSBC Bank USA, N A. subject to credit approval, terms & conditions. S1,000 estimated federal refund
-required. Most offices independently owned & operated. Available at participating locations
I I ". ____ *| i l


THANKSGIVING CANNED FOOD DRIVE The Liberty
County High School ESE department would like to thank the
students and staff of LCHS for their wonderful support of our
local community through their donations of canned food goods
and household supplies. We were able to put together twelve
baskets for local needy families for the holiday season. Pictured
is Mr. Tranum McLemore's class who donated the most items.
LCHS PHOTO




ETIQUETTE IS TOP-
IC AT BUSINESS
FRATERNITY -
Barbara Grant pre- .. '
sented a program on.
Business Etiquette I
for the Chipola Col-
lege chapter of Phi
Beta Lambda busi-
ness fraternity. The
presentation focused
on eating and correct
utensil use, introduc-
tions, socials, tele- .,
phone/cell phone etiquette and politeness. Pictured from left,
are Chipola students Timothy Kleiser, Michelle Rhynes, sand
speaker Barbara Gra.pt. ,, CHIPOLA PHOTO,


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BRISTOL BOAT RAMP REPAIRS exterior noise levels. Includes key moved. Control and charger still oper- trol, unit stays on. If utility fails, transfer tained at the Liberty County Emergen-
FEMA 1551 DR FL locks for security, ate to load takes place cy Management Office, 11109 NW SR
FManual / Test Start with starter con- 20, P. O. Box 399, Bristol, FL 32321
*RBilt-in nharer maintains battery at Further Bid information may be ob- (telephone (850) 643-4960).


NOTICE TO RECEIVE
SEALED BIDS

The Liberty County Board of County
Commissioners will receive sealed bids
from any qualified person, company or
corporation interested in constructing the
following project:

BRISTOL BOAT RAMP REPAIRS
FEMA 1551 DR FL

Plans and specifications can be obtained
at Preble-Rish, Inc., 324 Marina Drive,
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456, (850) 227-
7200. The bid must conform to Section
287.133(3) Florida Statutes, on public
entity crimes.

Completion dateforthis projectwill be 120
days from the date of the Notice to Proceed
presented to the successful bidder.

Liquidated damagesforfailureto complete
the project on the specified date will be set
at$200.00 per day.

Please indicate on the envelope that this
is a sealed bid, the bids number and what
the bid is for.

Bids will be received until 5:00 P.M. (EST),
on Dec. 8. 2005, at the Liberty County
Clerk's Office, Liberty County Courthouse,
Hwy. 20, Bristol, Florida 32321, and will
be opened and read aloud on, Dec. 8.
2005, at 7:00 P.M: (EST). The public is
invited to attend.

Cost for Plans and Specifications will be,
$25 00 per set and is non-refundable.
Checks should be made payable to
PREBLE-RISH. INC.

The Board of County Commissioners
reserves the right to waive informalities
in any bid, to accept and/or reject any or
all bids, and to accept the bid that in their
judgment will be in the best interest of
Liberty County.

II you have any questions, please call
David Kennedy at (850) 227-7200.


NOTICE TO RECEIVE
SEALED BIDS

-Liberty County Board of Coun
missioners will receive sealed
itive bids from any person, c
or corporation interested in p
the following services:

*Quiet, powerful, liquid-cooled
fueled by natural gas or LP

*Astandard weather protective
sure protects generator from
weather and also effectively


PROJECT # 58.061


* n23,11-30 Cyclic cranking: 7 seconds on, 7 sec-
onds rest. 90 seconds overcrank pro-
tection.
*Automatic Low Oil Shutdown
IE *Overspeed Shutdown
*Overcrank Protection
*Automatic Voltage Regulator with
ty Com- Over-Voltage Protection
compet-. Engine Warmup 15 seconds
company *Engine Cool-Down -1 minute
providing
SAFETY FUSE
*Starter Lockout Starter cannot re-en-
I engine gage until 5 seconds after engine has
stopped
*2 Amp Timed Trickle Battery Charger
e enclo- 'Automatic Utility failure/7 day exer-
harmful cise Switch
reduces *Off Switch Stops unit. Power is re-


SEALED BIDS ON SURPLUS VEHICLES

THE CALHOUN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE WILL ACCEPT SEALED BIDS
on the surplus vehicles listed below. The bids will be received through 12:00 noon
on Monday, Nov. 28,2005. All bids should be mailed or delivered to the Calhoun
County Sheriff's Office at 20776 CentralAvenue East, Suite 2, Blountstown, Florida
32424. The vehicles may be viewed at the Calhoun County Airport at the Sheriff's
Hanger located at the end of Innovation Way.

1997 Ford Crown Victoria.............1FMDU34X1VUB86870
2001 Ford Crown Victoria..............2FAFP71WX1X113769
2001 Ford Crown Victoria..............2FAFP71W51X113758
1994 Ford Crown Victoria..............2FALP71W3RX177442
1994 Ford Crown Victoria...............2FALP71W1RX160459
2000 Ford Explorer 1FMZU62E6YUB18903
1984 Datsun pickup JN6ND02S1 EW005346
1972 Chevrolet truck CCE332A136195
1983 Chevrolet truck.................... 1GCEC14H3DF370834
1998 Dodge truck 1B7HC16X2WS636369.
1997 Dodge intrepid 2B3HD46T2VH769989

All interested persons should submit a written bid clearly stating the vehicle identi-
fication number and the dollar amount of the bid. The envelope containing the bid
should be securely sealed and clearly identified on the outside as a "Bid on Surplus
Vehicle(s)". Please direct all bids to the attention of Sheriff David Tatum.

CALHOUN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE RESERVES THE RIGHTTO REJECT
-ANY AND AL'BID'S.' '
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NOTICE


optimum performance level.

*Automatic safety shutdowns protect
engine and generator in event of low
oil level or pressure, high temperature,
low coolant level, overspeed and/or
overcrank.

*Automatic seven-day exerciser runs
the system for fifteen minutes each
week to maintain to running condition.

*Standard 200-amp remote-m'ounted
automatic transfer switch with service
disconnect for fast and efficient unat-
tended transfer to generator when util-
ity source fails: Housed in a NEMA 3R
outdoor rated enclosure.

*The generator and installation shall
be guaranteed for a period of 2-years.

*Unit to be installed behind HOSFORD
FIRE DEPTMENT and into :the 200
amp service feeding the to be installed
911 equipment.

*This is to be a turnkey installation,
with only the LP tank not supplied by
the winning bidder.

GENERATOR SET
The generator supplied shall meet the
following specifications:

ALL RATINGS FOR LP GAS
*Rated Power LP 40 kW
*60 Hz Phase Single
*Voltage 120/240V
*Amps @ 120/240V, Single Phase
60Hz LP 333.3 /166.6
SEngine-/Alternator RPM 1800
*Engine 3.9LV6
*UL 2200 Listed
*CSA Listed
*Main Line Circuit Breaker 200 Amp
*Dimensions (L" x W" x H") 76.1 x 33.5
x 42.2
*Unit Wt. (Ibs.)** 1400

CONTROLS
*Start/ Stop Control


At a special meeting held on Sept. 22, 2005, for the purpose
of discussing the redistricting of Liberty County per.Article
VIII, Section 1(e), the Liberty County Board of County
Commissioners approved the establishment of new voting
districts. As per 124.02 Florida Statutes, the following are
the descriptions for the approved districts:

DISTRICT NO. 1:
Begin at NE Corner of Sec. 1 2N 7W and run W along
the N boundary line of Sections 1, 2, 3 and 4 of 2N 7W
also being the Liberty/Gadsden County Line to the E
boundary line of theApalachicola River. Thencesoutherly
along said river to the intersection of the Bristol Boat
Landing being in Sec. 36 1N 8W.Thence southeasterly
along Central Avenue to the N boundary of the City of
Bristol city limits. Thence easterly along the N boundary
of the city limits of Bristol to the intersection of Rock Bluff
Road. Thence northeasterly along Rock Bluff Road to the
intersection of SR 12E. Thence northerly along SR 12E
to the intersection of Mill Branch. Thence southeasterly
along Mill Branch to the Center line of Chason Branch
in the E half of Sec. 32 1 N 7W also oeing the W bound-
ary of Joe Chason subdivision. Thence northerly along
the centerline of said branch to the N boundary of Joe
Chason subdivision. Thence easterly along N boundary
of said subdivision to the NE corner of the SE 1/4 of
the NW 1/4 of Sec. 33 1N 7W. Thence N along said 1/4
section line to the intersection of Turkey Creek Road.
Thence southerly along said road to the intersection of
SR 20. Thence easterly along SR 20 to the intersec-
tion of Dempsey Barren Road, Thence northerly along
said road to the center line of road leading to Liberty
County Correctional Institution. Thence easterly along
said center line to first concrete walkway in the center
of compound. Thence N along saidwalkway to outside
perimeter of said compound. Thence easterly along,
said perimeter to the NE corner of said compound to
an unnamed din road. Thence northeasterly along said
din road 1o Ihe intersection of an unnamed dirt road on
property of St. Joe Land being in Sec. 20 1N 6W. Thence
normerly along -.cn, r .oad io Ire inlterfecton ot SR 12E.
Thence easterly along SR 12E to the E Boundary of
Sec. 34 2N 6W also being the Liberty/Gadsden County
Line. Thence N along said county, line to the'NE corner
of Sec. 34. Thence W along said county line also being
the N boundary of Sections 34, 33, 32 and 31 to the NW
corner of Sec. 31 2N 6W. Thence N along county line
also being the E boundary of Sec. 25, 24, 13, 12 and 1
to the point of beginning.

DISTRICT NO. 2
Begin at the center line of Bristol Boat Landing and the
Apalachicola River being in Sec. 36 1N 8W. Thence
southerly along theApalachicola Riverto the S boundary
of Sec. 10 iS 8W. Thence easterly to the SW corner of
Sec. 11 1S 8W. Thence N to a point due W of 4th Street
in the Neal Subdivision. Thence E to the intersection
of the E boundary line of the Bristol City Limits being in
Sec. 71S 7W. Thence northerly along the boundary line
of said city limits to the intersection of Michaux Road
also being the S boundary line of the city limits. Thence
E along Michaux Road to the intersection of Pea Ridge
Road. Thence southerly along said road to the intersec-
tion of Summers Road. Thence easterly along said road
to the intersection of Hoe Cake Road. Thence southerly
along said road to the intersection of Deason Branch.
Thence easterly along said branch to the intersection
of Telogia Creek. Thence northerly along Telogia Creek
to the intersection of SR 20. Thence W along SR 20 to
the intersection of Turkey Creek Road. Thence N along
said road to a point where the road intersects the 1/4
Section line of Sec. 33 1N 7W. Thence S alohg 1/4
Section line to the NE corner of the SE 1/4 of the NW
1/4 of Sec. 33 also being the E boundary of Joe Cha-
son Subdivision. Thence westerly along N boundary of
said subdivision to the intersection of Chason Branch.
Thence southerly along said branch to the intersection
of Mill Branch. Thence northwesterly along said branch
to the intersection of SR 12E. Thence southerly along
SR 12E to the intersection of Rock Bluff Road. Thence
southwesterly along said road to the N boundary of the
city limits of Bristol.Thence westerly along N boundary of
city limits to the intersection of Central Avenue. Thence
northwesterly along Central Avenue to the Bristol Boat
Landing, also being the point of beginning.

DISTRICT NO. 3:
Begin at a point on the Apalachicola River being the
S boundary line of Sec. 10 1S 8W and N boundary of
Sec. 15. Thence easterly to the SE corner of Sec. 111 S


8W. Thence N to a point due W of 4th Street in the Neal
Subdivision. Thence E to intersection of the E boundary I, ROBERT HILL, CCC IN AND FOR LIBERTY COUNTY
line of the Bristol City Limits. Thence northerly along the FLORIDA, DOHEREBYCERTIFYTHATTHEFOREGOING
boundary line of said city limits to the S boundary line of WASFILEDONTHE 10THDAYOFNOVEMBER,2005AND
Michaux Road, also being the S boundary line of the city IS A TRUE AND CORRECT COPYAS FILED IN MY OF-
limits. Thence E along Michaux Road to the intersection FICE. THIS IS THE 15TH DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2005.
of Pea Ridge Road. Thence southerly along said road
to the intersection of Summers Road. Thence easterly Robert Hill
along said road to the intersection of Hoe Cake Road, Liberty County Clerk Circuit Court
Thence southerly along said road to the intersection
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to the intersection of Telogia Creek. Thence northerly
along said creek to the intersection of SR 20. Thence
easterly along SR 20 to the intersection of a St. Joe
unnamed dirt road that runs southwesterly through
Sections 9, 17 and 19 of 1S 6W and Sec. 24 1S 7W
to the intersection of an unnamed dirt road. Thence
southerly along the unnamed dirt road to the intersec-
tion of Telogia Creek ard an unnamed branch. Thence
southerly along unnamed branch to intersection of'CR
67 being in Sec. 36 1S 7W. Thence easterlyalong CR
67-to the intersection of an unnamed dirt road being in
Sec. 31 1S 6W. Thence southerly along.said dirt road
being in Sec. 6 2S 6W and Sections 1, 12, 11 and 14
of 2S 7W to the intersection of the N boundary of the
Apalachicola National Forest. Thence W along said
boundary to the intersection of CR 12. Thence N along
CR 12 to the intersection of CR 333 and Outside Lake
being in Sec. 11 2S 8W. Thence westerly along said
lake to the Apalachicola River. Thence northerly along
said river to the point of beginning.

DISTRICT NO. 4
Begin at a point on SR 12E on the E boundary of Sec.
34 2N 6W. Thence S to tne NW corner ol Sec 2 1 N] NW
also being the Liberty/Gadsden County Line. Thence E
along said countyline also being N boundary of Sections
2 and 1 1N 6W to the NE corner of Section 1. Thence
S along county line also being E boundary of Sections
1, 12,13 and 24 of 1N 6W.to the SE corner of Section
24 also being NW corner of Sec. 30 1N 5W. Thence E
along county line also being the N boundary of Sections
30, 29, 28, and 27 to the NE corner of Sec. 27 1N 5W.
Thence S along the county line also being the E boundary
of Sections 27 and 34 1N 5W and Sec. 3 1S 5W to SW
corner of Sec. 3 1S 5W, also being NW corner of Sec.
11 1S 5W. Thence E along the county line also being
the N boundary of Sections 11 and 12 to the NE corner
of Section 12. Thence S along the county line also being
the E boundary of Sections 12.and 13 to the SE corner
ol Seclion 13 also being the NW corner of Sec. 19 1S
4W. Thence E along the county line.also being the N
boundary of Sections 19 and 20 to the westerly bank
of the Ochlockonee River. Thence southerly along said
river to the intersection of Telogia Creek being in Sec.
33 2S 5W. Thence northwesterly along.Telogia Creek
to the intersection of an unnamed dirt road in Sec. 19
1S 6W. Thence northerly along dirt road in Sections 19,
17 and 9 1S 6W to the. intersection of SR 20. Thence
northwesterly along SR20tothe intersectionof Dempsey
Barren Road. Thence northerly along said road to the
center line of road leading to Liberty County Correctional
institution. Thence easterly along said center line to the
first concrete walkway in the.center of the compound.
Thence N along said walkway to the outside perimeter
of said compound. Thence easterly along said perimeter
to the NE corner of said compound to an unnamed dirt
road. Thence northeasterly along said dirt road to the
intersection of an unnamed dirt road on the property of
St. Joe Land.being in Sec. 20 1N 6W. Thence northerly
along said dirt roadtothe intersection of SR 12E.Thence
easterly along SR 12E to the E boundary of Sec. 341 N
6W also being the Liberty/Gadsden County Line and
the point of beginning.

DISTRICT NO; 5:
Begin at a point that intersects with Panther Creek and
an unnamed dirt road in Sec. 191 S 6W. Thence westerly
along unnamed dirt road being in Sec. 19 1S 6W and
Sec. 241 S 7W and intersects with another unnamed dirt
road being in the SE comer of Sec. 24 1S 7W. Thence
southerly along the unnamed dirt road to the intersec-
tion of Telogia Creek and an unnamed branch. Thence
southerly along the unnamed branch to the intersection
of CR 67 being in Sec. 361S 7W. Thence easterly along
CR 67 to the intersection of an unnamed dirt road being
in Sec. 11 1S 6W. Thence southerly along said dirt road
also being in Sections 6 2S 6W and Sections 1, 12, 11
and 14 2S 7W to the intersection of the N boundary of
the Apalachicola National Forest. Thence W along said
boundary to the intersection of CR 12. Thence N along
CR 12 to the Intersection of CR 333 and Outside Lake
being in.Sec. 11 2S 8W. Thence westerly along said
lake to the Apalachicola River. Thence southerly along
theApalachicola River to the intersection of Owl Creek.
Thence northerly along said creek to the intersection of
the Liberty/Franklin County Line. Thence easterly along
S county line to the intersection of the Ochlockonee
River. Thence northerly along the Ochlockqnee River
to the intersection of Telogia Creek being in Sec. 33 2S
5W, Thence northwesterly along Telogia Creek to the
point of beginning.





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WE ARE ALSO PLEASED TO OFFER A SPECIAL PREVENTIVE SPAY/NEUTER
PROGRAM TO HELP REDUCE UNWANTED PUPPIES AND KITTENS.


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The Calhoun-Liberty Journal!



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Roofing & General Contracting

Garland Revell (850)643-6393

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Certified Roofing Contractor LIC # CCC055592
Certified Building Contractor LIC # CBC054590
2838 Industrial Plaza Dr. in Tallahassee


Please indicate on the the outside of
the envelope that this is a SEALED
BID FOR 9-1-1 GENERATOR. Bids
should be sent to the Liberty County
Clerk of Court's office at-P. 0. Box
399, Bristol, FL 32321.

Bids will be received until 5:00 pm
(EST) on 12/08/05, Thursday, and will
be opened at the following meeting of
the Liberty County Board of County
Commissioners which is held in the
Liberty County Courthouse, Bristol, FL
32321, on 12/08/05, Thursday; at 7:00
pm (EST).

The board reserves the right to reject
any and all bids. 11-23.1130



NOTICE TO RECEIVE
SEALED BIDS

Liberty County Board of County Com-
missioners will receive sealed compel-


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itive bids from any person, company
or corporation interested in providing
the following services:

UPS Power supply for the 911 system
located at the Liberty County Jail. The
UPS must meet the following specs:

*Power rating VA/W 3200/2080
*Input voltage window AC 80V to
142V ac at 100% load
*Output voltage 120v adjustable to
100v/120v/127v +/- 0.5% -
*Battery test Automatic battery test
once a week, adjustable with software
*Standard battery time 50/100% load
- 15/6 minutes

The system is to be wired into the ex-
isting 911 equipment as a turn key in-
stallation. There can not be any down.
time of ihe 911 equipment during the
install.

Bid the following different options
also:

*Standard battery + 1 extra battery
installed with run time 50/100% load
57/24 minutes,
*Standard bartery + 2 extra batteries
installed with run time 50/100%6 load
102/45 minutes
*Standary battery + 3 extra batteries
installed with run time 50,1000% load
1-43/61 minutes
* Standard battery + 4 extra batteries
installed with-run time 50/100% load
187/90 minutes

Further bid information may be ob-
tained at the Liberty County Emergen-
cy Management Office, 11109 NW SR
20, P. O. Box 399, Bristol, FL 32321
(telephone (850)643-4960).

Please indicate on the outside of the
envelope that this is a SEALED BID
FOR 911 UPS SYSTEM. Bids should
be sent to the Liberty County Clerk of
Court's office at P. O. Box 399, Bristol,
FL 32321.

Bids will be received until 5:00 ppm
(EST) on 12/08/05, Thursday, and will
be opened at ihe following meeting ol
the Liberty County Board of County
'Commissioners which is held in the
Liberty County Courthouse, Bristol,
FL .32321, on 12/08/05, Thursday, at
7:00 pm (EST.

The board reserves the right to reject
any and all bids. 1123,11 .


NOTICETO RECEIVE
SEALED BIDS

Liberty County Board of County Com-
missioners will receive sealed compet-
itive bids from any person, company
or corporation interested in providing
the following services:

A contract to supply Liberty County
Mosquito Control on an as needed ba-
sis for the calendar year of 2006 the
required chemical AOUARESLIN: in
the 30 .gallon drum. The bid :amount
is to be the amount that will be charge
as.we order the chemical as needed
for the 2006 calendar year. We expect
to purchase 2 to 3 drums. Winning
bidder is to also include the required
spray head cleaning and calibration as
part of the contract.


Further bid information may be ob-
tained at the Liberty County Emergen-
cy Management Office, 11109 NW SR
20, P. O. Box 399, Bristol, FL 32321
(telephone (850)643-4960).

Please indicate on the outside of the
envelope that this is a SEALED BID'
FOR MOSQUITO CONTROL CHEMI-
CAL. Bids should be sent to the Lib-
erty County Clerk of Court's office-at
P.O. Box 399, Bristol, FL 32321.

Bids will be received until 5:00 pm
(EST) on 12,08 05. Thursday, and will
be opened at the following meeting of
the Liberty County Board of County
Commissioners which is held in the
Liberty County Courthouse. Bristol,
FL-32321, on 12/08/05, Thursday, at
7:00 pm (EST).

The board reserves the right to reject
any and all bids.



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR LIBERTY
COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO 05-000032-CP
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
SARAH ALICE FRYER REDDICK,
Deceased.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Trhe administration ol Ihe eslate of SARAH
ALICE FRYER REDDICK, deceased, File
NumDer 05-000032-CP, is pending in the
Circuit Court for Liberty County Florida.
Probable Division, the address ol which is
PO Box 399. Bristol FL 32321.The name
and address ol Ihe personal representative
and the personal represenlative'sanorney
Share set forth below.;
All creditors of the decedent and other
Persons havingclaims or demands against
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
Coun WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE
ORTHIRTY DAYSAFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OFACOPYOFTHIS NOTICE
ON THEM.
All other creditors ol the decedent and per-
sons ha ingclaimsordemandsagainst the
eslale l ine decedent must file their claims
with ihis Court WITHINTHREE MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO
FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
THE DATE OFTHE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE IS NOV. 23, 2005.
Attorneys for Personal Representative:
LINES, HINSON AND LINES
Florida Bar No.: 200735.
121 North Madison Street (32351)
P.O. Box 550 (32353-0550)
Quincy, FL
Telephone: (850) 875-1300
Personal Representative:
SANNE FRYER PARRAMORE
102 North Ward Street
Quincy, FL 32351 11-23, n-


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FSU researcher works to improve breast-cancer diagnostic tools


TALLAHASSEE -As much
as patients would like for the
word "doctor" to mean "all-
knowing," unfortunately, this
will never be the case. Human
fallibility on the part of medical
professionals sometimes leads
to devastating misdiagnoses that
can result in additional suffering,
or even death, for their patients.
But there is hope for better,
more accurate medical diagno-
ses through the development of
new technologies, and one Flori-
da State University researcher is
putting her engineering knowl-
edge to work to develop tools
for more accurately diagnosing
Breast cancer.
Anke Meyer-Baese is an as-
sistant professor of electrical
and computer engineering at
the Florida A&M University-
FSU College of Engineering.
Her work focuses on electrical
and computer engineering, with
a specialization in methods of
artificial intelligence that can be
applied to medical imaging.
Meyer-Baese recently became
the first College of Engineer-
ing faculty member to receive a
National Institutes of Health Ca-
reer Award, which comes with
$695,000 in research funding.
With the money, she will lead
a five-year project to give doc-
tors a new tool to better diagnose
breast cancer. The aggressive
disease claims the lives of more
than 40,000 American women
each year so a diagnostic tool
that will allow patients to begin
- a course of treatment as early as
possibleis urgently needed.
Meyer-Baese hopes to utilize
magnetic resonance imaging
(MRI) which holds promise
in better detection of hard-to-
find cases of breast cancer to
provide doctors with the more
critical eyes of a computer. De-
spite the incredible potential of
MRI technology, which cranks


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patient, the sheer volume of im-
ages can be daunting for human
eyes to evaluate. Meyer-Baese is
developing computer software
to mimic the way a radiologist
analyzes all of that information


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"The outcome of the pro-
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have substantial implications in
health care by contributing to
the improved diagnosis of inde-
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f RADIO FOOTBALL

ON WYBT AND WPHK

Listen to football on WYBT and WPHK. This week..
Listen to Jim Kearce and Steven Seay's
play by play of the Blountstown High
School Tigers vs. Ocala Trinity
Catholic in Ocala. Air time is Friday
at 6 p.m. (CT) on K102.7



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a 'I.,,A call 643-3333 or 1-800-717-3333. Journal


Three area artists will demonstrate

art techniques at Chipola exhibit


Three local artists will dem-
onstrate painting and jewelry
making techniques during Sun-
day Afternoon with the Arts
sponsored by Chipola Regional
Arts Association at Chipola
College on Dec. 4 from 1 to 4
p.m.
Graceville artist and art edu-
cator Roberta Newell will dem-
onstrate painting with melted
crayon. Her melted crayon tech-
nique is popular with young and
old and creates richly colored
and textured paintings.
Roberta recently moved to
Jackson County and teaches art
to kindergarten through fifth
grade children at Graceville El-
ementary.
She maintains a private
studio, Art Is Fun Studios, in
Graceville offering lessons in


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painting, drawing and sculpting
to students of all ages.
Anna 'Gitana' Layton of
Blountstown will provide an
Art is Alive demonstration as
she creates a whimsical water-
color from a still life.
"My dream is to inspire ev-
eryone who gazes upon my
whimsical watercolors," states
Anna. In 2003 she was awarded
First Place in watercolor at the
Jekyll Island Arts Festival.
Marianna jewelry designer
Lesli Longbottom will demon-
strate the art of jewelry making
and design. Some of her stun-
ning jewelry will be on display
on Dec: 4.
In addition to these three art


demonstrations, over 80 works
from more than twenty local
and regional artists are featured
in the exhibit including water-
color, oil, mixed media, pottery,
acrylic, pencil drawings and
photography.
"The variety, depth and the
quality of the visual art on dis-
play makes this exhibit a special
treat for the audience,"said Judy
Brooten, exhibit chairperson.
Attendees will be able to stroll
the art exhibit, meet the artists,
watch the demonstrations and
enjoy light refreshments while
listening to guest pianists.
Artists participating in this
exhibit include: Jill Arrazattee,
Jackie Carroll, Sofia Davis, Ed
Hebb, Pat Furr, Donald Eugene
Hester, Pete Noah Henson,
Blake Kandzer, Michele Tabor
Kimbrough, Anna Gitana Lay-
ton, Lesli Longbottom, Kitty
Myers, Roberta Newell, Faye
Parker, Suzanne Payne, Dawn
Prietz, Tom Sanson, Donald
Sullivan, Lynwood Tanner,
Kathleen Wycoff and Nancy
Zurenda.
Admission is free.


Chipola offers study

abroad program in Spain


MARIANNA-Chipola Col-
lege, in conjunction with Inter-
cultural Connections and the
Spanish Language Center in
Marbella, Spain, will offer a
study abroad program in Span-
ish, May 27-June 24, 2006.
Students will attend class 22
hours a week for four weeks.
Classes will be taught by Dr.
Mark Ebel, Chipola Professor of
Spanish, and by native speakers
with degrees in Spanish, Phi-
lology, History and Literature,
Classes will be taught com-


.ArT mous REWARDS up t $ 01 0 .

Crime. Stoppers is a nonprofit organization that promotes a partnership between the media, law enforcement and
the community. Big Bend Crime Stoppers was started more than twenty years ago by a group of concerned citizens
and the Tallahassee Police Department, covering all six counties of the Big Bend: Franklin, Gadsden, Jefferson,
Liberty, Leon and Wakulla.


People in the community with information about a crime can call our number at 891-HELP or toll free at 1-866-979-
0922. These calls are not recorded and we do not use Caller ID. When information is given the caller receives a
code number, which the caller can then use to receive information on the tip. If an arrest is made based on infor-
mation provided by the caller, the caller is eligible for a reward. The board of directors, made up of citizens, votes
on the reward amount at the monthly board meeting. The caller goes to the drive-thru of a designated bank and
provides the teller the code number. The teller then sends out cash. WE NEVER KNOW THE IDENTITY OF THE
CALLER,

Be nure to visit Crime Stoppers website: http://bbcsi.org


REPORTING Crime IQE.,.PAY _. ,
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pletely in Spanish; however, no
prior knowledge of Spanish is
necessary. Students with little
or no Spanish will receive four
hours of credit at the beginning
level.
Each student will reside with
a Spanish family in a room
shared with one or more stu-
dents from the college.
Cost of the program is $2,250
which includes: lodging half
board (two meals a day) with a
Spanish family; ground trans-
portation and guides for cultural
excursions to Malaga, Granada,
Ronda, and/or Baelo Claudia;
all entrance fees for museums
and monuments; and other ex-
.tracurricular activities.
Additional costs include
round-trip airfare to Malaga,
Spain; passport fees; transfers
to and from airports and bus sta-
tions; books; optional tours and
spending money
For information, contact Dr.
Ebel at 850-718-2282, or email
ebelm @ chipola.edu.

Chipola Artist

Series event

is sold out


MARIANNA-The Chipola
Artist Series event, A Sanders
Family Christmas, is sold out.
Following the Nov. 28 per-
formance Suntrust is hosting the
Meet the Artist reception which
is open only to season ticket-
holders.
For information, call Joan
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JOHN GRADY DYKES
HOSFORD John Grady Dykes, 79, passed
away Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2005 at his home. He
was born on Jan. 7, 1927 in Gadsden County. He
was a veteran of World War II serving in the United
States Army, a retired farmer and mechanic, and was
a member of the Protestant faith.
Survivors include a brother, Clyde Dykes of
Corpus Christi, TX; three sisters, Beatrice Furr of
Hosford, Edna White of Greensboro and Evenly
Brackin of Tallahassee.
Services were held Friday, Nov. 18, 2005 at
Peavy Funeral Home Chapel in Blountstown with
Rev. Charles Johnson officiating. Interment fol-
lowed in Hosford Cemetery.
Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in
charge of the arrangements.

MARY V. SEAMAN
BLOUNTSTOWN ::
Mary V. Seaman, 79, :.
passed away Thursday
night, Nov. 17, 2005 at
the Bay Medical Center
in Panama City. Born
on August 11, 1926 in
Coxsackie, NY, she had '
lived in Blountstown for '
the past 23 years and was
a retired seamstress. '.
Survivors include her husband, Donald C. Sea-
man of Blountstown; three sons, Paul Mattice of
Blountstown, Robert Mattice of Arizona, andArthur
Kennedy of Climax, NY; five daughters, Margaret
Quinnville, Virginia Gasbarro and Carolyn Kennedy,
all of Coxsackie, NY, Sandra Scalia of Climax, NY,
and Mary McNamara of Pensacola; four stepsons,
Albert Seaman of White Plains, NY, Ralph Seamn
of Blountstown, Ronnie Seaman of Altha, and Don
Seaman of Clarksville; one stepdaughter, Eileen
-- Cataldo of Blountstown; and several grandchildren
and great-grandchildren.
Services were held Monday, Nov. 21, 2005 at
the Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tom
Stall'vorth officiating. Interment followed in Pine
Memorial Cemetery in Blountstown.
Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in
charge of the arrangements.

ROWELL LEOLA PALMER
BRISTOL Rowell Leola Palmer, 88, passed
away Friday, Nov. 18, 2005 in Tallahassee. She \\ as
born in Vernon and.had been an operator for IBM.
She had been a member of Eastern Star, was of the
Methodist faith and an active member of the New-
Hope Methodist Church. She was a very warm
and loving woman who never met a stranger and
loved children.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ear-
nest Putnam; two brothers, David Palmer Sr. and
Swayne Palmer; and one sister, Tina Palmer Sum-
mers and her husband J. Ray Summers.
Survivors include three neph-
ews, Dr. John Summers of Bristol,
David Palmer Jr. and David
Palmer III of Destin; one niece,
Rae Palmer Shuler and her hus- y urT roe
band S. R. Shuler Jr. of Bristol;
one sister-in-law, Ruth Palmer of diqnit/y &
Destin; a hostof great-nieces and a ( *
James C. (Rusty) Black
great-nephews and many cousins owner & Manager
and friends.
Graveside services were held
Sunday, Nov. 20,2005 from New Itv / LoV
Hope Cemetery in New Hope
with the Rev. Bruce Benedict
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E. G. SUMMERLIN
CLARKSVILLE E. G. Summerlin, 89, passed
away early Friday morning, Nov. 18, 2005 at
Calhoun-Liberty Hospital in Blountstown. He was
born in Jackson County and had lived in Calhoun
County all of his life. He was a retired mechanic
and a member of the Holiness Faith.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Leero
Bailey Summerlin and daughter Linda Nichols.
Survivors include his wife, Mildred Summerlin
of Clarksville; two daughters, Bernice Whitfield
of Bristol and Joyce Brown of Blountstown; two
stepsons, Carl Neel of Blountstown and Clarence
Neel of Marianna; two stepdaughters, Evelyn
Spires of Cottondale and Debby Tharpe of Alford;
one half brother, Johnny Summerlin of Clarksville;
24 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 36
great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held Sunday, Nov. 20, 2005 at the
Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Coy Collins
officiating. Interment followed in Pine Memorial
Cemetery in Blountstown.
Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in
charge of the arrangements.

DOLLIE MAE WOOD
BLOUNTSTOWN Dollie Mae Wood, 90,
passed away Saturday Nov. 19, 2005. She was a
native of .Omega, GA and moved from Moultrie,
GA to Bristol in 1945. She was of the Pentecostal
faith, and was a loving mother, grandmother, great-
grandmother and great-great-grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her husband of
61 years, Arthur Wood who died in 1995 and a
daughter, Velma Stoinoff.
Survivors include three sons, Melvin Wood of
Oeala and Eugene and Glenn Wood, both of Bristol;
four daughters, Evelyn Saucer of Jackson\ ille.
Florence Lemieux and Arthur Mae Phillips, both
of Port St. Joe, and Dorothy Ward of Tallahassee;
one sister, Clara Belle Dean of Vidalia, GA; 17
grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and four
great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2005 at
Bevis Funeral Home chapel. Interment followed
in Lake Mystic Cemetery in Bristol.
Bevis Funeral Home in Bristol was in charge of
the arrangements.

EMMA HUDDY
ALTHA- Emma Huddy, 69, passed away Sat-
urday, Nov. 19, 2005 at her home. She was born
in Gaylord, MI to Charles and Grace Rhodes. She
will be remembered as a great-homemaker and
loving mother.
Sui\ i \ ir; include two sons, Paul Goodman and
James Huddy, both of California; one daughter,
Carol Fagan of California; one granddaughter,
Tracy Ratliff of Altha.
A private memorial was held to lovingly honor
and remember Ms: Emma Huddy. Memorialization
was by cremation.
Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown was in
charge of the arrangements.


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BOB TAYLOR
QUINCY Bob Taylor, 54, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2005
in Atlanta, GA.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Josie Blitch Taylor and
brother, Tommy Taylor.
Survivors include his father, Dr. Forrest Taylor and wife, Martha,
of Quincy; three brothers, Jimmy and Angie Taylor of Lilburn, Ga,
Bruce and Dana Burns of Bristol and Adam and Shelly Burns of
Blountstown; one sister, Ann and Frank Cox of Moultrie, GA; and
several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held Friday, Nov. 25, 2005 at Hillcrest
Cemetery in Quincy. Memorial contributions may be made to Big
Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL, 32308;
American Cancer Society, 241 John Knox Rd, Tallahassee, FL, 32303;
or a favorite charity.
Charles McClellan Funeral Home in Quincy is in charge of the
arrangements.

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Creating vegetative screens


Our yards are great places
to relax and enjoy outdoor
activities. And very much
like our houses, landscapes
typically have walls, or screens,
which help to define spaces,
frame views, reduce noise and
block unwanted sights.
One main, purpose for
screening is to provide privacy.
One may screen a small,
intimate area or an entire yard.
In addition to screening out
neighbors orpassers-by, screens
can be used as barriers for other
people's pets or to block .the
view of air conditioners and
garbage cans.
Screens can be made from a
variety of materials including
block, stone, brick, wood or
living plants. Fences provide
an immediate screen and
usually occupy little space.
But using plants to create a
vegetative screen can offer


by Theresa Friday,
Extension Horticultural
Agent, Santa Rosa County

several advantages.
Vegetative screens can be
just as functional as fences
but can also provide months
of flowering beauty. They can
also provide lots of greenery
which can keep your yard and
home shaded and cool during
the warm summer months.
They can also attract wildlife,
becoming a nesting place for
birds or a source of food for
butterflies and hummingbirds.
Shrub and tree screens
can also act as windbreaks,
deflecting wind upward and
reducing its velocity for short
distances.
It has been estimated that
proper use of vegetative screens
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much as sixty percent. Plant
parts break up sound waves,
change their direction, and
reduce their intensity. Through
judicious use of trees, shrubs
and fences, you can reduce
the sound of a heavily traveled
highway running past your
home to the level of a suburban
street in the quiet of evening.
But too often when people
decide to plant a screen or
hedge, they get stuck with
the idea that is has to be a
monoculture of one type
of evergreen shrub such as
Leyland cypress, arborvitae or
ligustrum. This isn't a bad idea
per se, but it can look a little
boring when there are so many
other options.
A monoculture hedge does
have a few problems. What if
an insect or disease strikes your
hedge? Chances are all of your
shrubs will be lost.
The best alternative is to
plant a hedge using a variety
of large and small shrubs and
trees. Generally, an area that
requires screening will need
it year round, so evergreens
naturally predominate in any list
of screening plants. But don't
be afraid to add a deciduous
plant. A few deciduous plants
can provide wonderful color,
especially in the fall.
When choosing plants for
screening, check the available
space carefully and know the
mature height and width of the
plant. Be sure that the plants you
choose will fit in the allotted
space without undue amounts
of maintenance. If you have to
prune your plants frequently to
keep them in check, it's more
than likely you used the wrong
plant for that location. Also,
when mixing several different
types of plants, be sure to
choose ones with similar
growth requirements.
The choice of plants for a
screen is practically unlimited.
Flowering shrubs like abelia,
azalea, camellia, and oleander
can be used effectively. For
something a little unusual, add
a fruiting plant to your hedge
such as blueberry or pineapple
guava.
For a change- in texture,,
consider adding an ornamental
grass. And don't forget the
native plants. An upright,
female yaupon holly or wax
myrtle would make a great
addition to any mixed hedge.
Theresa Friday is the
Residential Horticulture
Extension Agent for Santa
Rosa County. The use of trade
names, if used in this article,
is solely for-the purpose of
providing specific information,
It is not a guarantee, warranty,
or endorsement of the product
name(s) and does not signify
that they are approved to the
exclusion of others.






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Eastern Time on Saturday. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks.


Mattresses, two sets of twin size,
$40 each; waterbed, queen size,
new condition, $100. Call 674-.
2883. 11-23, 11-30

Wedding dress, size six, worn
once, has been cleaned, paid $800,
asking $400 or best offer; wedding
rings, worn about four months, paid
$1,000, asking $500 or best offer;
brand new refrigerator, used fortwo
months, asking $250. Call 674-3694
or 447-1362. 11-23, 11-30

Browning A500G; Belgium made,
12 gauge, three inch magnum shot-
gun, $700. Call 643-5827.
11-23,11-30

Weslo Cadence treadmill, auto
incline, speed, calorie, time and,
distance monitor, $200; toddler car
seat, $8; umbrella stroller, $5. Call
674-8392. 11-23,11-30

Ringer washer $50. Locat-
ed at 20931 N. E. Pine St. in
Blountstown. 11-23,11-30

Tuxedo, beautiful black new suit,
waist size 34, inseam 30 1/2. Call
762-3653. 11-23,11-30

Legos collection, extensive col-
lection worth approximately $3,000
direction booklets (Star Wars, Rac-
ers, Life On Mars, Arctic, Throw
Bots, Techniques, Bionicles, etc)
asking $550 or best offer. Great for
Christmas gift or just for that Lego
collector, I will-alsothrow in a bunch'
of Mego Blocks and Reconstructs.
Serious inquiries only. Call 762-
9407, please leave a message if
no answer. 11-23,11-30

SPower Ranger collection, big se-
lection of old Power Ranger figures
like Pyramidis, the Green Dragon,
etc., asking $300 for the entire col-
lection. I think the very firsl Zord is
even in the mix. Goes all the way
back before.the Ninja Rangers. I
will also be having a yard sale the
first weekend in December includ-
ing. gift ideas, Christmas decora-
tions, more toys including Zoids
and Gundam Wings, Beast Wars,
Pokemon and Yugiho cards and
accessories, clothes and more. Call
762-9407, please leave message if
no answer. 11-23,11-30

Freetochurches,Christmas trees,
nineft. and up,; electnow, cutwhen
ready. Call 674-8385.
11-23,11-30

Mobile home steps, three sets.
Call 670-4589. 11-23,11-30

Brinkmanturkeyfryer, gascdoker
combo, only used a few times, $25;
two deer feeders, two tree stands,
$100. Call 674-5738.
11-23, 11-30


Two couches, blue/gray
cloth, good condition, $7
pooltable, seven ft., green
two cue sticks, fair conditi
Call 643-2626, leave mes


Child's canopy swing, ne
$50. Call 643-5219.

Pioneer stereo amp, 76
brand new, still has stick
paid $175, asking $120. C
8384.

Rolltop desk, like new, $;
674-6320, after 3 p.m.


speckled
'5 each;
elt, balls,.
ion, $75.
sage.
11-23,11-30

win box,
11-23, 11-30

30 watts,
:er on it,
Call 762-
11-23, 11-30

350. Call

11-23,.11-31


Glass table for best offer; kingsize
waterbed for best offer. Call 674-
6142. -11-23,11-30

Shotgun, 12 gauge Stevens model,
67L series, E pump, 28" .barrel,
shoots both 2 3/4" and 3" shells, like
new condition, $225; 22 Magnum-
Remington model 597, semi-auto-
matic, black synthetic stock, in new
condition, $295. Call 508-7084 in
Bristol. 11-23,11-30

Bulova Accutron watch, men's
style, stainless steel, leather band,
dark gray face with date, very nice,
$85 or best offer. Call 508-7084 in
Bristol. : 11-23, 11-30

Panasonic camcorder, VHS-C,
battery charger, bag and cables,
$85. Call 508-7084 in Bristol.
11-23, 11-30

Oak waterbed, queen size, excel-
lent condition, 16 drawers with
pedestal, $500. Call 674-1707.
11-23,11-30

Headboard, queen size, $30. Call
762-4960. 11-23,11-30

Compaq Armada 1750, laptop
computer with black case, $300 or
best offer. Cal 762-2528.
11-23,11-30

Vanity.table, beautiful, white with
oval mirror and drawer, $30. Call
762-2528. 11-23,11-30

Antique chair, ladder back with
cane bottom, $20; filing cabinet,
$15; nice yard swing with canvas
cover, $50. Call 674-8381.
11_-16, 11-23

Concrete trail machine. $1,000;
vinyl four ft. pool with accessories,
able to store when not in use, $50.
Call 762-2362. .11-16,11-23

Bowflex, less than one year old,
$500. Call 379-8139.
11-16,11-23

Bartender kit, complete set .with
directions, test booklet with job list-
ings, still inthe box, never used, paid
$100, asking $60. Call 447-2240.
11-16, 11-23


PSE compound bow, $100. Call
643-5991. 11-16, 11-23
CB radio, Magnum S-3 turbo echo,
top gun modulator, Astatic mike,
paid $350 new five months ago,
asking $160. Call 674-2637 after
5 p.m. (CT). 11-16, 11-23
Crosley A/C and heating unit, big
window size, $150 firm. Call 674-
3973. 11-16,11-23
Full size sheet set, brand new in
package, southwestern print, flan-
nel, $20; one brand pair of ladies
Eddie Bauer jeans, size 12 long,
still with tag, $20; Call 643-2812.
11-16,11-23
Stuffed animals, $5 and up; ladies
small size church dresses, $4 and
up; little girl's winter clothes, reason-
able; silver Christmas beads, $6.
Call 674-6142. 11-16,11-23
Stainless steel double sinks with
Delta faucet, $55: dinner set of eight
Mikasa Provincial "Belmont", $75;
Kodakzoom digital camera with CD,
cables, charger, 128 MB card, $99.
Call 575-0376. 11-16,11-23
Treadmill, $125. Call 643-3947.
11-16, 11-23
Coffeetable. solid cherry, beautiful,
asking $75 or best offer. Call 674-
8183. 11-16,11-23



1979 Chevy Box Impala, fire
engine red, white vinyl top, engine
good, runs and looks fast. Call 674-
8570. 11-23, 11-30


1995 Pontiac van, seats seven,
good condition, runs great, $1,750.
Call 674-3052. 11-23,11-30
1990 Ford EFI, 2.3 engine, long
block, six month guarantee, $275
or best offer; 1991 Buick Century,
good condition, needs engine in-
stalled, $450 or best offer; 1988
Chevy Mini-van for parts, $150 or
best offer. Call 674-6281.
11-23,11-30
1989 Ford F250, 7.3 liter diesel,
runs good, $2,500 or best offer.
Call 447-0766. if no answer, leave
Message. 11-23,11-30
1990 Chevy truck, extended cab,
fair condition, V8, five speed, needs
a little work, $1,500 or best offer.
call 447-0766, if no answer, leave


message.









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1996 GMC Sonoma, extra cab,
four cylinder, automatic, runs good,
$2,700 or best offer. Call 832-
9473. .11-23,11-30
2001 Mercury' Grand Marquis,
71,800 miles, fully loaded, new
tires, good shape, $8,600. Call
674-3070. 11-23,11-30
1996 Ford F150 XL, excellent con-
dition, new tires. Call 379-8862.
11-23, 11-30
Chrome wheels, set of four, 18
inch, universal, fits any five lug,
front wheel drive, cold air intake,
new rear wing, all for $450. Call
643-2226. 11-23,11-30
1995 Chevy truck, supercab, 6.5
turbo diesel engine, one owner,
98,000 miles, long wheel base,
tool box, air gate, trailer breaks
and fifth wheel hitch, $7,500. Call
643-5177. 11-23, 11-30



Queen mattress set, double
pillow top. New in plastic with
warranty. $150. 850-425-8374
6 Pc. full/queen bedroom
set. New in boxes, sacrifice
$550. 850-222-7783
CHERRY SLEIGH BED -
$250. Brand new, solid wood.
850-222-9879


New leather
loveseat. $750,
850-222-21.13


sofa -and
can deliver,


NEW BEDROOM SET:
Beautiful cherry Louis Philippe
8-piece wood King sleigh
bed, dresser, mirror, chest, 2
nightstands. Sug. List, $4600,
sell $1650. 850-545-7112
NEW Brand Name King
Mattress Set, $250, in factory
plastic, warranty. 850-425-
8374
NEW QUEEN mattress and
base. Never used, .in
-unopened plastic. Must sell,
$125.850-545-7112
FORMAL DINING ROOM -
Brand new cherry table with 6
chairs and lighted china
cabinet.-$3K retail, sell for
$999 850-425-8374
MATTRESS SET New full
set with factory warranty, $99,
call 850-222-7783


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AUCTION
First Saturday of every month
The auction will be held Dec.
3 at7 p.m. (Old Coins. Tools,
Collectibles. candy, food &
Misc. items) Free setup for
yard sale every Saturday.
Public is invited.
Col. James W. Copeland
18098 NIV County Rd. 12

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cel 643-6589 "FREE week and must be paid in advance. We do not bill for classified.
Home 643-4267 estimates


WANTED:


to buy


Real Estate


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reasonably priced.


Immediate closing.


Call


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1993 Oldsmobile van for best offer.
Call 674-6142. 11-23.11-30
1988 Chevy truck, 1/2 ton, 4WD,
350, V8, runs good, good body,
$2,300. Call 643-2181.
11-23, 11-30
2000 Volkswagon GLS, Super-
beetle, 62,000 miles, power win-
dows and door locks, cruise control,
sliding sunroof, five speed, manual
transmission, 30-35 mpg., $8,850
or best offer. Call 674-9495.
11-23,11-30
1991 Chrysler New Yorker, good
motor, new transmission, needs
programming, $1,000. Call 643-
8089. 11-23,11-30

1990 Dodge Dynasty, 2.5 liter
engine, selling for parts only, asking
:$350. Call 447-0507.
11-16, 11-23
Tires with rims, chrome Velocity
199, 24 x 10, 305-35-24 tires, 5 x
4.75 bolt pattern, brand new, less
than 100 miles, asking $3,000 firm.
Call 643-4806 after 2 p.m. or leave


message.


1995 Dodge Dakotatri
144,000 miles, good
$3,000 or best offer.
6680.


1994 Kenworth log truck with log
trailer. Call 643-8888.
11-16,11-23

1996 Mercury Marquis, 42,000
miles, $6,500. Call 674-4368.
11-16, 11-23

2000 Pontiac Grand Am, burgundy
with gray interior, 88,000 miles, V6
engine, loaded, good condition,
needs a few minor repairs, $5,000.
Call Amy at 379-8996.
11-16, 11-23

2005 Kia Optima, silver, loaded with
electric sunroof, dual transmission,
tinted windows, 4WD, looks like a
BMW, 32 mpg., $25,000 new. Bari-
gain graduation gift! My loss, your
gain. No equity. Payoff $17,500.
Serious enquiries only. Call 674-
1997, 674-1969 or 899-7398.
11-16,11-23

V6 motor out of wrecked 1993 Ford
Ranger, good condition, guaran-
teed, $425. Call 674-6490, day or
592-3304, nights and weekends,
ask for Sonny. 11-16,11-23


.1116,11-23 ror laurus, vo, lour uoor,
.11-16, 11-23
power windows and locks, cruise
ck green control, tilt steering, looks and runs
, rendition good, $900. Call 762-4139.


Call 567-
11-16,11-23


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I 16124 NWHanna Tower Rd. Alma FL 32421
OFFICE (850) 762-2400 FAX 762-2401 m
Michael D.Trickey Broker
CarlaTrickey Peacock Realtor
email: carla@wfeca.net *VWe,~t rili -I ari.j pr: ir .I: ,, ,llTm

w-New Listing! SEAY RD., 79 ACRES Prime development
opportunity with 1320' road frontage, zoned AG 2, 1 home per
acre; 1.5 miles from HWY 231, 3.5 miles from 1-10 exchange.
Property has many hardwoods, gently rolling land, excellent for
homesites, This property lends itself to many possibilities. $6250
per acre!
a-New Listing! MCCORMICK LAKE 2005 home on View
Drive directly across the-road from lake. This home is a must
see! Approx.-1800 SF mol, great floor plan, huge kitchen, enjoy
morning coffee in the swing on the front porch or relax on the
deck. Only .4 miles from residents only access to lake, picnic
.area, playground, volleyball, swimming. $185,000
-NEW! CHIPOLA RIVER Beautiful waterfront property with
116' of river frontage, home is currently being renovated by own-
er. Nicely landscaped lot at the end of dead end street. Call
today!
-NEW! 101 ACRES Zoned AG 2 1 home per acre This
prime property has lots of road frontage on paved Holley Tim-
ber Rd. and also fronts Palatka Rd. Located approx. 1 mile from
HWY 231 in Jackson County, has many possibilities. $7100 per
acre.
-NEW! (4) Ten-acre tracts. Two tracts have frontage on
Hwy. 73 South. Call for details!
-CLARKSVILLE Great little home on Four Mile Creek. Home
is under renovation. Swim from you own backyard. Won't last
long at $65,000.
-CLARKSVILLE 5 ACRES 500' MOL frontage on Hwy 73
South of Clarksville. Mostly cleared with some hardwoods.
-SINK CREEK Well kept 2BR/1BA home on Y2 acre, recent
renovations, new cabinets, paint, great for starter home or
excellent rental potential. Short drive to 1-10, Super Wal-Mart and
Lowes. $60,000.
-CALHOUN CO. 80 acres of PRIME HUNTING near Jackson
Co. line in northwestern Calhoun County. Loaded with deer and
turkey, Ten Mile Creek and Jack Creek flow through property.
Consists of pines and hardwoods, would make a great hunting
retreat. $640,000.
-MARTIN SEWELL RD. 10 acres with very well maintained
SW mobile home with some furnishings. Five sheds on property.
Property fronts Martin Sewell Rd. and 340 ft. on paved Porter
Grade Rd. located next to Mossy Pond Fire Department.
WISHINGEVERYONE A'HAAPPY THf'ANKSGIUINGf -,,


11-16, 11-23


1976 Jeep CJ5, fiberglass body, ex-
cellent condition. Call 643-3947.
11-16, 11-23

2001 Ford XLT Lariat, super crew,
4WD, 61,000 miles, excellent
shape, pay off or take over pay-
ments, $23,370. Call 379-8109.
11-16, 11-23

1999 Ford Ranger, long-wheel
base, tool box, power steering,
power brakes, cold A/C, cruise
control, new tires, excellent con-
dition, $5,250. Call 674-7138 or
899-0269. 11-23T. 12-28

Furs. Buying select
bobcat, otter, beaver &
skunk furs. Beginning on
12-1-05. Call 643-1288.


Yerfdog go-cart, two sea
engine and clutch, excelled
$750 firm. Call 762-9578.

Child's go-cart, $500. C
8378 for details.

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1983 Toyota motor hor
cylinder, runs good, total
contained, newly remodeled
four, $3,800 or best offer. C
9473.
1984 Winnebago, sleep;
seven people, A/C work
everything, interior excelled
36,000 miles, $9,000. Call 7
or cell (334)726-1410.

2004 Cougar fifth whee
new condition, day/night
TV, VCR/DVD, large fridge
out, sleeps six, hitch ir
$18,900. May finance. C
3648.



Bayliner V-hull, 18 ft.,
outboard motor and traile
interiorwork, $850 or best o
674-6281.
Starcraft boat, 16 ft.,
Johnson motor and traile
top, center console, Loran
compass, fish locator, C
gas cans and life jacke
tires on trailer, motor neec
work, $2,500 or best offer.
9495.


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nt hanD


Fiberglass bass boat, 15 ft., 50
hp Evinrude motor, Evinrude foot-
control, trolling motor, drive-on
trailer, needs some work, $800. Call
762-3924. 11-16, 11-23


'BassTracker, 16 ft., 40 hp Mariner
11-16, 11-23 electric start, trolling motor, depth
finder, live well, auto bilge, front
-all 674- and rearautomaticanchors,AM/FM
11-16, 11-23 cassette radio, bow ice chest, excel-
lent condition, $3,000 or best offer.
Call 643-3640. 11-16; 11-23


1989 Pro-line, 21 ft., walk-about
cuddy cabin, galvanized tandum-
axle trailer, all in good condition,
no motor, $3,500. Call 674-7138
or 899-0269, leave message.
11-23T. 12-28


ne, four
illy self-
d, sleeps
Call 832-
11-23,11-30
s six or
s. aood


Barrel horse, 10-year-old, black
and white paint; four-year-oldbrown
and white mare; 1997 three horse
Bee gooseneck steel trailer. Call
643-8600. 11-23,11-30


t shape, Black Labrador puppy free to a
62-3723 loving home. Approximately five-
month-old female is very sweet,
11-23, 11-30 good with adults, children and other
dogs. Needs to be part of a family
I, 28 ft.,i or with someone to give plenty of
shades, attention, a fenced yard and to be
ge, slide spayed. Will be screening potential
icluded, owners. Please, serious inquiries
;all 643- only. Call 643-1709, leave mes-
11-16, 11-23 sage. 11-23, 11-30

White English bulldog puppies,
solid white, tails docked, $125 each.
125 hp. Call 762-9676. 11-23,11-30
r, needs
AKC Pomeranian puppies, two
offer Call males, first shots, hep"'. tificate.
1123,11-30 AKC parents Pr ) .,y, $600.
70 hp. Buy one a' G' ., free or sold
r, bimini separate, 0GV Call 762-8849.
S ni 11-23, 11-30
system,
B radio, Two-horseenclosedtrailer, white
its, new with silver trim, new tires, bumper
ds minor pull, $1,000. Call 447-0952.
Call 674- 11-23,11-30
11-23,11-30 Kittens free to a good home. Call
674-6281. 11-23,11-30


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Thoroughbred mare, four years
old, about 15 hands high, green
broke but needs work, $800 or best
offer. Call 674-9495. 11-23, 11-30
Free to good home, six-month-
old male chocolate Labrador and
seven-month-old femaleAustralian
shepard, both good with kids. Call
674-9495. 11-23,11-30
Jack Russell puppies, short-
legged, two males and two females,
very healthy, $100 each. Call 643-
1340 then push 1, after 10 a.m. or
643-2992. 11-23, 11-30
Horses for sale. Call 762-4187.
11-16,11-23
White English bulldog, seven
months old, very gentle, needs a
good fenced in yard to run in, loves
kids. Call 762-9329.. 11-16,11-23
Red-nose Pit bull puppy, 10-week-
old female, parents have papers,
$150. Call 379-3046.
11-16, 11-23
Two adorable kittens, both about
seven weeks old, seeking loving
homes. One is solid black, the other
is black with white markings. Com-
pletely litter box trained, wormed,
de-fleaed, and have had shots and
vaccinations required. Both were
abandoned/dumped and are now
being fostered until a good home
can be found. Please consider mak-
ing them a part of your family. Call
S674-5257.
11-16,11-23
Horses, six-year-old gray gelding;
15-month-old stud colt, saddlebred
racker, make offer. Call 379-8632.
11-16, 11-23
..Palomino gelding, nine years old,
registered Quarter Horse, good
rider, $800. Call 674-2716.
11-16,11-23
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.Wanted:. Piano in n'- condition
for a mothp~AlCEL LIeJhter taking
lessons. C~ /4-7854.
11-23,11-30

Wanted: Junk cars and trucks, any
condition, no charge for removal.
Call 762-8459. 10-5T.12-7


Wanted: Guns, paying cash, old or
modern rifles, shotguns, pistols, one
gun or collection, military guns, old
double barrels. Call 674-4860.
9-28 T. 12-14


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Found: Set of car keys that was
lost at the yard sale at Bristol Court-
house. Call 643-4820.
11-23, 11-30

Lost: Two poodles, one black and
one white, both females. Last seen
around Shelton's Corner area. Call
762-3723 or cell (334)726-1410.
11-23, 11-30

Lost: Two-year-old brown female
Chihuahua with white feet. Last
seen Nov. 5 on Hwy. 71 between.
Ashley Shiver Rd. and the inter-
section of Hwy. 275 and. Hwy. 71.
Reward offered. Answers to Little
Bit. Call J.D. at 762-4120.
11-16, 11-23

Found: Dog found on John Gordon
Bryant Rd. in Blountstown. Looking
for its owner. Black, short-legged
Dachshund type of dog Call 643-
6586. 11-16,11-23

Lost: Twofemale beagles, one full-
blooded and the other mixed breed,
lost off of 67A in Telogia. Reward
if found. Call 508-9568.
S11-16,11-23

Found: Child's Thomas the Tank
blue and .yellow sunglasses. Were
left on the bumper of a Jeep at Hos-
ford Halloween parade. To claim,
pick up at The Calhoun-Liberty
Journal office in Bristol.


Land and mobile home, three
bedroom, two bath doublewide with
fireplace on approximately 170 x
140 ft. fenced lot in Bristol, $30,000.
Call 643-9890, leave message if no
answer. 11-23, 11-30
1992 Fleetwood mobile home,
14 x 56, two bedrooms, 1 1/2 bath,
good condition, located in Bristol.


Must move or pay lot rent to land
owner, $10,000. Call 643-1055,
leave message. 11-23, 11-30

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Multi-familyyardsale, Friday, Nov. 16 I Wb--& IF .
25 and Saturday, Nov. 26 beginning Wishes everybody a
at 8 a.m. Located one mile east of Happy Thanksgiving!
Altha on Hwy. 274, north on Alli- -
ance Rd. Watch for signs. Lots of Winot reopenuntil Dec. 1
Christmas decorations, clothes,
horse tack, bedding, knick-knacks, We will be doing
dishes, small appliances, Elvis col- --
lectibles and much, much more. Call SImoked and fried
762-3284. 11-16,11-23 turk
/ turkeys. Catering
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latest we can accept clas- S til available
sifieds for the following -Pea Ridge Rd.
Week's Journal. Please be
sure to call in (643-3333), in Bristol
drop off, fax (643-3334) or Phone
e-mail (thejournal@gtcom.- 643-3575
net) your information by t-
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Girl Scout Troop 579 enjoys camping
Calhoun County Girl Scout ing ziplock bags and boiling wa-
Troop 579 enjoyed a night of ter. Later that morning, the girls
camping at Sam Adkins Park on were invited to the pioneer set-
Nov. 11. t-ement to help make cane sN nrp
The girls prepared, then with Charles Richards.
cooked their evening meal over The troop would like to thank L
a campfire, roasted marshmal- Nathan Platt. Rhodv Peuhs,Bil- Li b
lows and enjoyed stories by the ly Kaufman, Charles Richards,
fire. Early on Nov. 12 the;girls Willard Smith, and especially
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What the holiday dinner looked like a century ago


The holiday dinner of a cen-
tury ago in a typical Pennsyl-
vania farmstead would have
taken up to two weeks to pre-
pare. It featured delicacies that
have vanished from the modem
Thanksgiving or Christmas table
and others that would surprise
people today.
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Roth Living Farm Museum in
.North Wales, PA. The museum
depicts farm life as it was be-
tween the years 1895 and 1905.
"Venison, wild turkey-or rab-
bit would be served for Thanks-
giving," Gross says. "At Christ-
mas, meats were often pulled
from the smoker because hunt-


ing for fresh game was more
difficult in the snow and cold.
Or one of the youngest children
might be asked to kill a goose or
one of the farm's chickens that
had stopped laying eggs."
There was no ham on the
menu for Christmas dinner 1905,
nor pork, either, Gross says,
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breakfast staples and were not
considered fancy," he notes.
The farm wife and her daugh-
ters-and sons not old enough
for outside labor-prepared the
meats for cooking. They would
clean and dress the deer or rab-
bit, and boil and feather the
chicken or goose. The: feath-
ers were saved for pillows. The
meats roasted on an open hearth
or in the oven of a wood stove.
Cooking on the stove top were
vegetables brought up from the
root cellar such as turnips, pars-
nips, squash and potatoes which.
were served mashed with fresh
butter and cream from the fam-
ily cows.
: Deep-dish onion and egg pie
was a favorite in those days and
it took about five hours to collect
the eggs and milk, prepare the
dish and cook in a.wood.oven. A
loaf or two of bread would have
been freshly baked earlier in the
day.
No oohy gooey "death by
chocolate" for dessert. The farm
family of 1905 would enjoy a
tart made from canned fruit pre-
paredearlier and pie crust rolled,
and baked that day.
While it could take a day
or two to gut, clean, skin and
dress a deer, that was not the
most time-consumiig part of
meal preparation. It took up to
two weeks to make the favorite
family holiday beverage-root,
beer.
"Folks belie\ ed that root beer
was an excellent drink for them,-
thinking the roots killed bacteria
in the drinking water, thus mak-
ing it safer to drink than water,"
says Gross. "They hadn't real-
ized that it was the boiling pro-
cess that was doing the trick and,
had they wanted to drink safer
water, they only needed to boil.
it." .. ; .
SIt took a full day and some-
times longer to clean, boil and
store the assorted roots used for
the beverage. Then it took t\wo
\reeks for fermenting.
Holidays in 1905 were not
,days off as we kno\ them today.


SOn Thanksgiving or Christmas,
the farmer and his boys might
only tend to the animals but
that still meant hours of back-
breaking labor beginning well
before dawn. Farmers typically
ate large breakfasts and midday
meals. Supper was a small meal
with scraps of leftovers, perhaps
a crust of bread and some cheese
or fruit.
That's why the holiday meal
of 1905 would have been served
at midday or certainly no later
than mnid-afternoon. In some
places in rural Pennsylvania
"dinner" today.is still served at
noon and supper comes in the
evening.
Like today, the holiday table
of 1905 would have featured the
best dinner are. flatware and
glassware that the hostess had to
offer. Candles were lit for illu-
mination, not for atmosphere.
One more thing: the lady of
the house would have planned
the quantities for her 1905 meal
perfectly because there was no
refrigeration for leftovers: And
the next morning she would
have gotten up and started all
over again.
The Roth Living Farm Muse-
um is located at Route 202 and
Hancock Road in North Wales,
PA. Director George Gross
tendsits 140 acres, a dairy cow,
two dairy goats, six sheep and
three horses.. He has help. from
a Delaw\are Valley College stu-
dent intern and three work-study
students.
Depending on the season,
visitors to the museum can see
sheep shearing, milking, plow-
ing and planting demonstrations,
antique equipment displays, and
participate in hands-on activi-
ties.:
.Delaware Valley College,
with about 1,500 students, is one
of the fewt private colleges in
America today with a significant
focus-on agriculture and agri-
buisiness. The Roth Living Farm
Museum is about eight miles
from the college's 500-ac're cam-
pus outside Do\llesto\\ n, PA.


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Aitha 'celebrates Heritage Day



A long line of colorful tractors greeted visitors to Altha's fourth
annual Heritage Celebration Saturday. LEFT: This year's event
~featured the music of 10-year-old Seth Alderman, who is a stu-
9 dent at Altha School. BELOW LEFT: Betsy Knight of the Big
Bend Wildlife Association brought an American eagle to the fes-
tivities. BOTTOM LEFT: Francis Price and Howard Johnson
J from the Blountstown Panhandle Pioneer Settlement demon-
strated some old-fashioned cooking and were smart enough to
Spring along some comfortable rocking chairs to sit in while talk-
i ing with visitors. BELOW RIGHT: Members of a local Florida
SCherokee Indian tribe who came in native dress included (left
to right) Carrie Ross, Charlie Penney, Chief Walking Buffalo
Autumn Spirit who is holding young Theresa Traux, Little White
Crane, Red Cougar, Josh Sirum and Kaitlyn Penney. BELOW:
Andrew Mercer had a ball behind the wheel of this tractor! ,


WALKER CLEMMONS PHOTOS