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Title: The Calhoun-Liberty journal
Portion of title: Calhoun Liberty journal
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: The Liberty Journal, Inc.
Place of Publication: Bristol Fla
Creation Date: December 20, 2006
Frequency: weekly
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out gifts to 160 children
Santawasbusy passing .,
at'Tuesday's Christmas
-r for the Children event,
held at the Panhandle r .-.
Pioneer Settlement in
Blountstown. The annual
program is sponsored A
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gets a present. LEFT:.Emily
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a very frank discussion-r_
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Smith and his 1-,month-old
daughter, Clemefntine enjoy -
looking at the holiday lights
and decorations.
KRISTEN BATEMAN PHOTOS.-


Power outage ends train ride a littk


by Teresa Etbaniks. Journal Editor
About- 3- people w-aiing to board
the \\ inter WonderlatidFxpress Train
\xll hae Lto wvan utnlil next year after
thc last ride.of-the season \ as canceled
b'. powtriamage Saturday night.
S,-'meone dri ing tr, on_'of the
adjoining ball fields atet Tai Me-_-
mornal Park backedinto a gtidez-.ire-
on a pow'er- pole. causing tlie otnage.
according to Jerry Lex\xis, a lineman
\ ith Florida Public Utilities.
"The nig on the %ire caused some-
lines to cross." Le\\is said. It set off a
chain reaction \% ith circuit breakers that
i left many Bristol residents in the dark


He got repons of transformers catching.
fire at four. different locations, inicldiag -
the park.. The outage occurred arPAid
6.30 p.m.. according to the. Libevt4
County Sheriff's Departirn :n>
"We heard this enornribhx:ou b4
- -enmt off like a.rocket," sai.d-_irn'-
olntieer Babs;MorA an of the brwi ts
and shower of sparks she s.- oanmg,
P'rom the transfonrier e-prk:-.
"The po\ er went -fot .o-1e
thuies for about an hourwbelfo ;0 tytg-i
went dead for at least one mn.eoatour,"
she said. -
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Bristol residence burns .

An electronic. game that was left on is thought to be the cause of a blaze that damaged a mobile
home in Bristol Dec. 8. The family Sean and Felicia Logan and 10-year-old Chance were
on their way to town around 11 a.m. when the fire started, according to Bristol Fire Chief Dale
Hobby. He said the family managed to save a gun safe and a few firearms, but lost a lot, including
two beloved pets. "The family received some temporary assistance from the local Red Cross
Chapter and are now staying in Sumatra," Hobby said. JOHNNY EUBANKS PHOTO

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Despite the glitch, it was a
great night for the mini-railroad
ride. On Saturday night alone,
"we had between 300 and 400
riders," said Moran. "We ran
every single ride chock-a-block
full until the power went out."
The accident led to "two pri-
mary lines slapping together,"
according to Lewis.
After making the initial repair
and getting the power on again
the first time, Lewis discovered
a weak connection on a jumper
pole at the Apalachicola River.
"With the load fluctuating, the
connector went bad and sepa-
rated, which caused a line to go
dead," he explained.
What took a little time, though,
was determining which of three'


lines were affected.
He said the power had to
be shut off at the substation in
Blountstown, which allowed
him to use a portable jumper to
bring the system back up more
quickly.
After turning the power back
on at the substation, the comput-


erized system detected an imbal-
ance in the electrical output and
shut down. "We had to bring it
back up and the phases had to be
more in balance," he said.
He said the power was out for
less than two hours overall, with
many residents experiencing only
an initial minor outage.


Temporary lane closures on SR 20
over Apalachicola River Bridge
CHIPLEY- Weather permitting, motorists traveling SR 20
over the Apalachicola River Bridge Wednesday, December 20, will
encounter minor delays from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. (CST) while a
Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) maintenance crew
cleans the bridge. Crews will begin on the westbound bridge, then
transition to the eastbound bridge.
Motorists are reminded to use caution and obey traffic flaggers,
this bridge cleaning operation is a moving operation.


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CALHOUN COUNTY
Dec. 11: John Gordan Layfield, attaching tag
not assigned, operation of motor vehicle with no
registration, possession of a firearm by a convicted
felon; Kenneth Shaw, FTA
Dec. 12: Zackary Green, possession of cocaine,
possession prescription drugs without prescrip-
tion, driving while license suspended or revoked,
attaching tag not assigned.
Dec. 13: Scelina Irving, domestic battery, crimi-
nal mischief over $1,000; Jesus Martinez, no valid
D/L.; Marvin Cockrell, grand theft.
Dec. 14: Jessie Kelley, manufacture of meth.
possession of listed chemical; Jerremy Helms,
VOCP
Dec. 16: Christian Dickey, possession of less
than 20 grams cannabis; Juan M. Camacho,
driving while license suspended or revoked with
knowledge.
Dec. 17: Jodie D. Nelson, driving while license
suspended or revoked, habitual, DUI refusal.

LIBERTY COUNTY
Dec. 11: Karel Royster, holding for CCSO.
Dec. 13: James C. Gregory, warrantless arrest,
state VOP; Susan Manning, holding for CCSO.
Dec. 14: Darshay Sansom, serving weekends.
Dec. 15: Reginald Lee Braggs, possession of
cocaine, driving while license suspended or re-
voked with knowledge; Brandi Diane Holland, DUI,
driving while license suspended or revoked.
Dec. 16: Jeffrey Nathaniel Erby, possession of
less than 20 grams of marijuana, possession of
drug paraphernalia; Jerry Lee McCullen, battery
on person over 65 years of age, grand theft of a
firearm, criminal mischief; Matthew W. Thompson,
burglary of an unoccupied dwelling, petty theft,
introduction of contraband into a correctional
facility.

Listings include name followed by chargeandidentification of arresting agency, The names above represent
those charged. We remind our readers that all are presumed innocent until proven guilty

Blountstown Police Dept. ,A
Dec. 11 through Dec. 17, 2006
Citations issued:
Accidents............ 04 Traffic Citations...................07
Special details (business escorts, traffic details)......69
Business alarms.....03 Residential alarms..........00
Com plaints........................ ........ ....................... 164


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Man charged
A man who was heard yell-
ing, "I'll blow your brains out,"
in the background of a 911 call
is now facing charges after an
altercation at his grandfather's
home in Hosford.
Jerry Lee McCullen was ar-
rested for battery on a person
over 65 years of age, grand
theft of a firearm and criminal
mischief after an altercation at
his grandfather's residence just
before 9 p.m. Friday, accord-
ing to a report from the Liberty
County Sheriff's Department.
After hearing the threat over
the phone, the 911 dispatcher
waited until the caller, identi-
fied as Willard McCullen, 73, of
Vilas Sumner Road, came back
on the line and told him he was
having some problems with his
grandson.
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with battery on grandfather


ARREST
REPORTS


compiled by
Journal
Editor
Teresa
Eubanks


report, the suspect and his
girlfriend were wrestling in the
grandson's room and knocked a
hole in the wall. When the elder
McCullen responded and found
the damage, the two men began
arguing and the grandson was
told to get his things and leave
the house.
The grandson then picked
up a TV he owned and threw it
outside, where it landed in the
yard in pieces.
The elder McCullen then
reached for a gun he kept near
his recliner but his grandson
overpowered him and took the


.38, leaving the older man's
arms bruised and cut.
McCullen said that's when he
called the sheriff's office and the
dispatcher heard his grandson's
threat.
The young McCullen then
went into his grandfather's bed-
room, took three long guns from
a gun cabinet and carried them
out to his truck. He damaged a
screen door when he kicked it
as he tried to take a television
set outside.
The grandson and his girl-
friend took off before a deputy
arrived. When the officer re-
turned around 10:30 p.m., he
found the couple were back at
the residence, where they had
returned the guns and were pack-
ing up the rest of the younger
McCullen's possessions.
McCullen was arrested and
taken to the Liberty County
Jail.


Woman arrested for hitting

man and ramming vehicle
A Tallahassee woman was arrested last week after she allegedly
started a dispute at the home of a Blountstown man, hit him and
then rammed the car she was driving into his parked vehicle, ac-
cording to a report from the Blountstown Police Department.
Scelina N. Irving, 25, was charged with domestic battery and
criminal mischief after the Dec. 13 altercation.
The report stated that Irving went to the residence of Patrick
Bess at the Boyd Street Apartments around 2 a.m. When Bess met
Scelina at the door, a verbal altercation ensued and Bess reported
that she struck him in the face.
Bess told deputies the woman fell to the ground after he pushed
her away.
Irving picked up a floor lamp and hit the back of Bess' vehicle,
damaging the trunk area.
Irving then got in the vehicle she arrived in and rammed it into
the back of Bess' vehicle, causing more than $1,000 in damages.
Damages to the vehicle she was driving, which was not hers, also
sustained over $1,000 in damages.
The .police report did not identify the owner of the vehicle the
woman was driving.


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Second agriculture

workshop to be held

in Live Oak Jan. 9
from the University of Florida
LIVE OAK -The UF/IFAS North
Florida Research and Education Center-
Suwannee Valley (NFREC-SV) and The
Original Florida Tourism Task Force will
be offering the second of three workshops
on Tourism Opportunities for Farmers in
Live Oak on Tuesday January 9, 2007
from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Camp Weed &
Cerveny Conference Center, Live Oak,
Florida. In this workshop farmers will
learn about developing a business plan,
insurance and licensing issues, working
with tour groups, and customer relations.
According to Walton County Exten-
sion Agent Bruce Ward, who presented
at the first workshop on December 6,
"Our economy is evolving into an expe-
rience economy and farm-based experi-
ences such as overnight farm stays, trail
rides, corn mazes and bird' watching are
desired by a growing number of visitors
to Florida." This series of workshops will
help area farm and land owners start or
improve such businesses.
Ward also encouraged land owners
to "take advantage of opportunities pre-
sented by existing natural resources" to
"help visitors realize their dreams;" these
workshops are designed to help farmers
and land owners do just that. This second
workshop promises to be even more ex-
citing and informative than the first one.
NFREC-SV serves the diverse agri-
cultural interests in the region including
vegetables, fruit crops, protected culture,
forestry, tobacco and other forage crops.
The Original Florida Tourism Task Force
is a tourism marketing group that seeks to
promote yet preserve the natural and cul-
tural attractions of the area to increase the
number of visitors and extend their stay.
The registration fee is $10 which in-
cludes lunch, refreshments and program
materials.. The registration deadline is
January 3, 2007 at 5 p.m. Visit http://
nfrec-sv.ifas.ufl.edu, e-mail Karen Han-
cock at khancock@ufl.edu or call (386).
362-1725 for more information.


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D6ec,. Weight Loss Support Group Bi'ti't, .
meet.: at 1 p m al Srelln,r, Park LiLran, Sa.ra
2 0 Bridle Club meets from 3 30 r p m. Ha milton
at Velerarns Memori.l CI ,ic Ceniei
Boy Scout Troop 200 & 203 meets
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,.',... AA meets 7 p m Calhoun Counlv Old Ag Bldg .'.esi d'r


TftfiRS. Blountstown ^ ThW'S
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boar room of the -, Angela
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Chamber of Commerce
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at 9 a.m.. at te W T. Neal Civic Center /

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Road, P.O. Box 536, Bristol, FL 32321.
Annual subscriptions are $18.
Periodicals postage paid at Bristol, Fla.
POSTMASTER: Send address corrections to:
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Calhoun libraries

closed for holidays
from the Calhoun County Public Library
All Calhoun County libraries will be
closed on Saturday, Dec. 23 through
Monday, Dec. 25 for Christmas and
Saturday, Dec. 30 through Monday,
Jan. 1 for New Year's.
For more information, call 674-
8773.

Heidi Bishop fundraiser
set to help with expenses
There has been a benefit fund
opened at the Calhoun-Liberty Credit
Union for cancer-patient, Heidi Bish-
op. Anyone who would like to con-
tribute may do so.
For further information, contact
Rick Hires at 674-7054 or Janet Dietz
at 674-4368.

CALENDAR LISTING Just call in
the person's name and date to be
listed on our weekly community cal-
endar. 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.






That's how many copies of
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were distributed last week,
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CALHOUN-LIBERTY

JOURNAL
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Summers Road
Address correspondence to:
The Calhoun-Liberty Journal
RO. Box 536
Bristol, FL 32321
Johnny Eubanks, Publisher
Teresa Eubanks, Editor





DECEMBER'20, 2006 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 5


Liberty Co. man wins National Small Farmer Award


from the USDA-NRCS office in Blountstown
On Dec. 5, Richard J. Hardy of Liberty County and
Brian McGraw. of the USDA-Natural Resources Con-
servation Seivice (NRCS) of Blountstown traveled to
attend the annual meeting of the National Organiza-
tion of Professional Black NRCS Employees.
On Dec. 6, at the second annual Lloyd Wright Black
Small Farmer Awards luncheon, Richard. Hardy was
honored and awarded third place nationally.
He was presented with a beautiful-plaque and pic-
tures were taken with the Florida delegation and
Charles Adams, president of the organization. Other
awards were presented to Harvey Williams of Arkan-
sas, first place; Jacob Waddy of Alabama, second place;
and Gwinn Brothers Farm in Live Oak, National Small
Farmer Group Award.
Each year, three small farmers from most states in
the nation are submitted for the awards.
USDA-NRCS is very proud of Richard Hardy and


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Richard Hardy, who is from the Rock Bluff Community
in Liberty County, is shown above with his award. '


the hard work that he has done to reduce soil erosion,
improve water quality and animal and plant health on
his farm.
On Dec. 7, Richard Hardy and Brian McGraw were
glad to land at the airport in Tallahassee. When they
lifted to Indianapolis, it was windy, snow was on the
ground and the temperature was 19 degrees.
The USDA offices in Blountstown have been work-
ing with Hardy for the past two years to help him to
improve his agricultural operation.
Hardy was approved for an Environmental Quality
Incentives Program (EQIP) contract in 2005, which
provided federal cost-share funds to help him to im-
prove forage quality and the overall health of his live-
stock.
This summer he planted permanent pasture grass,
cross-fenced his pastures and will soon install a 4-inch
diameter well, pipeline, and troughs to provide water
to.his livestock in each of his pastures.


NOTICE
The Liberty County Board of County Commission-
ers will hold the regular meeting in January, 2007 on
Thursday, Jan. 4 at 7 p.m. in the courtroom of the
courthouse. The meeting was previously scheduled
for Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2007.





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Family establishes Pat Shuler

endowment at Chipola College


HOSFORD James Edwin
(Pat) Shuler, a lifelong resi-
dent of Liberty County Florida,
passed away more than 50 years
ago, but his legacy lives on in the
lives of hundreds of his descen-
dants.
Pat's grandson, Joseph S.
Shuler and his wife Marlene of
Hosford recently established
a scholarship endowment at
Chipola College to carry on the
legacy of one of this areas most
influential people. Both Joe and
Marlene attended Chipola.
Joe and Marlene have pledged
$50,000 toward the establishment


of the James Edwin (Pat) Shuler
scholarship endowment with the
hopes of raising $250,000 over
the next few years. Other family
members and friends have com-
mitted to make contributions.
When the goal is met, Chipola
can apply for matching funds
and the endowment could dou-
,ble, bringing the total to around
one-half million dollars.
Joe represents HSBC Bank
as Regional Director of Gov-
ernment Relations. HSBC is
one of the world's largest banks
and they give very generously
by matching employee's con-


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The Liberty County
Tree of
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Make a contribution to place an, Angel, Bell or Bow
on the Tree of Remembrance in honor or memory
of your loved ones at the above location.
For more information, call (850) 875-4973


Holiday
Greetings
Wishing a season
merry and bright to all \
of our patrons.
We appreciate your loyal
business this past year.

Forgotten 4

Mortgage
Call 850-643-6200 or E
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WE WISH YOU A MERRY

CHRISTMAS AND A SAFE

AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!


SJohn I. Mallory. President
,18329 North Main Street
Blountstown 674-2869


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tributions to qualified charities.
HSBC has enjoyed a long tradi-
tion of giving to both urban and
rural communities. Recently
HSBC contributed $10,000 to
the new building that houses the
Hosford-Telogia Volunteer Fire
Department in Liberty County.
Tookie (Shuler) Gently,
family genealogist recalls her
Grandpa Pat as a wonderful man
who loved his family, church
and Liberty County. While he
had little formal education, he
was a self-taught land surveyor
and real estate dealer. He and his
wife Bessie Bracewell had 11
children; more than 100 of Pat's
direct descendants have attended
college, many at Chipola. "He
remains the patriarch of our fam-
ily and this scholarship endow-
ment will be a great tribute to his
memory," said Gentry.
. While discussing the endow-
ment with College President Dr.
Gene Prough, Joe and Marlene
asked that students from Liberty
and Calhoun Counties be given
preferential consideration. The
scholarship would be available
to any student attending Chipola
College seeking a degree or ob-
taining certification in one of
Chipola'smanyvocationalprojects.


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Name THREE
GIFTS you hope to
get for Christmas.

A gold chang, Jidds the
CD, Duck's of Hazzerd the
move. Blake

I hope to get these three
things hot weel cars, a bike,
and sume clothes for my
dog and cat.
Rachel Waldron

I want a X-box 360 a bike
and Ist a playstation.
Will Lewis

Three gifts I hope to get for
Christmas is a some Hanna
Montana Sound tracks and
a lab top, and a camera.
-Brooke Boggs

Three gifts I hope to have
are Hannah Montna Sound
track, Open Season (play
station 2) and, Gone with
the wind (the movie).
Claire Price

The three things I want for
Christmas is a new PSP, new
bike, and a dirtbike.
Zachary Robert Stewart

For Christmas I would like a
radar gun, a scope for my
shot gun and a game for
my X-box. Logan Stone

For Christmas this year three
gifts i want are a 20 guage
shotgun a new berkly fish-
ing pole and reel and some
Nike shocks.
-Jamie Coleman

Three gifts I hope to get this
Christmase is a scatebourd,
a new bike and whole lot of
books. Katie Blount

Three gifts I would like to
get for Christmas is a iPod,
a Mp3, and a new cell
phone.
-Marian Bailey

Three things I would hope
to get for Christmas are a
camra, a dog and a vera
bradley. Breanna Walker

A real small size football
a big size Gator shirt! And
some nike's size 4 (not in
woman). Lucas Jeter

Three gifts I want for Christ-
mas is zoom box, fish bowl
and to go with the fish bowl
a goldfish.
Stacey Bramblett

A 22 rifle, football pads, go
cart. -Zac Mears

I hope to get a robot a
tropical fish aquarium and
a parot. Nicholas Ellis
My three gifts I want is a
new TV, a new game and
a new computer.
Cody Barfield
Some pokemon games,
pokemon cards, and a
robo reptile. Ryan Fielder


PSP games, hunting clothes,
and a glow in the dark foot-
ball. Brendan

Someone to do my home-
work. Something under my
bed. -Ambermrnith

Chapstick, Skates and a trip
to the bahamas.
Rebekah Newsome

A Celephone, a deal or no
deal game board set, and
a $million$ dollars.
Karly Grice

A real Phone for my own
room, teacher stuff, and
$200. Ashlyh Barfield

An X-box 360, MX vs. ATV
game, and a cell phone.
Hunter Chasen

1 )My very own Studio
2)a new saddle
3)a new surfboard
Morgan Allen

Why do you think
you deserve
these gifts?

I think I deserve these gifts
because i helped with the
dishes. I've been good.
helped with the little ones
and helped with our baby
puppy Lewis. Jenny Moore


Cus I'm good.


- Tracy


Becous I be good all the
time. Blake

I deser these gifts because I
have been really good.
Will Lewis

I deserve the gifts because i
vacum the house, take out
the garbage, and feed my
two dogs and cat.
Logan Stone

I deserve these gifts be-
cause I stack up wood, I
split wood, I help clean, I'm
getting my grades up, and
I've been good.
Aaron Young.

Because I've been doing
good in school. I've been
keeping it cool when some
one starts a fight. And I do
not have a bad additue.
(Sometimes) Lucas Jefer


Because I've probly been
very, very, very, Good.
Nolan Bailey Musgrove

Because I am paying Santa
100 dollars for Christmas for
100 toys. Ryan Fielder

Because I have been good,
some days. Corey Reese

because I would keep them
safe and don't let them
brake. Keith Dean

Because I'm good, I obey
my mother and father. I
listen to my teacher. I have
respect for others.
Becky Gay
Because I am an angel.
Amber Smith

Cause I paid Santa 2 dollars
for 3,000,000 things.
Cody Carter
I'm the sweetest little an-
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Three gifts I whant for Christ-
mas is a gocart, a Nintendo and
a bike that's green. I diserve this
because I helped Mommy
clean all year.
-Justin Alday

A.f three gifts that I want for
Christmas is a new skateboard because
I do my chores and I deserve it. I want
my own computer because I've been
good. I also want a cellphone so I can
call my fiends and I deserve it because
I am responsible enough to not lose my
stuff and Id rather have these than a
coal pile I really want these because
they are fn and I should get rewarded
a little bit more instead of money by I
would like to have money too.
Aaron Pierce

Oh, gosh where do I start! First
of all I want a fire fly. Afire flyis
a cell phone sort of thing but you
can only call you're mom or dad.
Second I want a fly pen and pa-
per. And in case you don't know
that's a thing where you write
something down and you can
interacte with what you wrote or
drew. Third I want a baby sister


which I should be getting in Feb-
ruary but I need another sister
because I live in a houseful of
boys. And that is three things I
want for Christmas. The reason
I deserve these gifts is because I
am Just a little angel and never
get to do things I want to do and
i am just so adorable.
Emily Childress

It's December and Mr. C is come-
ing to town. I hope in his toy bag is a
silver bell fom Rudolph the Red-Nose
Reindeer, a metal detacter and a four
wheeler I want a silver bell to prove
Mr C is real. I think I deserve this
gifts because I have been good. I have
racked up pine strow. I have picked up
pine cones. I have cleaned the house. I
have took care of my brother when my
Mom and dad need help.
Neel Hampton

The three gifts I hope to get
for Christmas are...A book that
you can be a author and illustra-
tor and you can sind it in and
maybe it can be published in
your library. Also I would like
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to draw. the last think I would
like is Hannah Montana stuff
because every afternoon that's
all I watch. I think I should get
my drawing kit because i love
to draw. I think I should get a
athour and illustrate book be-
casue I have already made a
story and I watch my little sister
when needed. I think I should
get Hannah Montana stuff be-
cause when I clean house after-
werds that's all I watch. That's
why I think I should get these
presents. -Emily Sewell

The three things I hope to get for
Christmas are a Playstation 2 game,
video Now movies, and a doodle mon-
ster that glows in the dark. I think 1
deserve these gifts because I am a little
angel and I did my chorses.
Destiny Boutwell
One thing I want for Christ-
mas is the whole Frank Peretti
for kids book series. I want this
because I've read the first three
books and those were good so
i figured the rest of the series is
going to be good. Also I want a
slip and slide. I want it because
when it gets hot I can use it to
get cooled off and also it's fun.
The last think I want is an etch-
a-sketch. I love drawing block
figures so this would be very oc-
cuping. I think I deserve it be-
cause I've done all my chores, I
ate all my fruits and vegetables,
and I fed my goats and dogs.
Hannah Plazarin

The three gifts I want are: dream
life becauseyou can makeyou own per-
son and give her a job, designers world
becauseyou can be a fashion desinor,
and I want is a cube world. You make
a town andyou build store sand things.
I deserve these gifts be I've been good,
helped my parents around the house like
do the chores, help put up the Christ-
mas tree, and Christmas lights this is
why I deserve the gitls.
Amber Raisbeck

The three gifts I want are Moon-
'sand, a bike, and a tent. Moonsand
is a sand that stikes together and does
not fall ap. iin water Also I want
a blue bike with sparkaly stuff or it.
And a Itod that I could fit five people


in it. I deserve these becasue I have
been good. And I helped daddy with
the lights. And mama getting stuff to
cook. Santana Lee

If I can have three gifts they
would be a moon sand package,
a soccer ball, and a new bike. I
think I should earn these gifts
because I keep my grades up
in school and help my brother,
sister, mom and dad when they
need help and one more thing
is because I do all of my chores
when I have to. The reason I
want a soccer ball is because
* I can play with it outside like
a bike. I would like the moon
sand package because I can play
r with it indoors or outdoors and
because you don't have to go
outside and all dirty.
Ashley Pate

Three gifts would like for Christ-
mas would be a X-box 360. Some
toys and a game fight game because I
like fight game so i'..' n 'ii get it
for me please. I thank I dearve them
because one day I help my dad clean
the house we had to clean the room and
bath room and he said that he would
get me it. I hop I do get it for Christ-
mas please dad I really would like to
get them for me.
7- rey Tucker

For Christmas I hope to get
a computer, a stereo, and a $15
check. A computer to get on the
Internet and E-mail friends. A
stereo to listen to favorite music
and a $15 check to give in the
offering at church. I believe I
should get these gifts because of
my kindness, hardworking and
generous.
Matthew Wood

The three things I would hope to
get for christmas is an football a base-
ball bat, and a football tee. So I can
play with one when I get bord. I think
I diserve thess presents because made
good grades, i respected my elderses.
Nathan Davon Dunham

All I want for Christmas is a
$50 check to give to the poor. I
think i deserve this gift because I
have helped my poor mom and
Family during the hard times


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-Jacob Westerfield.


It's December and Santa Claus is
coming to town. I'm hoping there will
be the movie Glory Road in the toy bag
I don't own it but I know its good. I
also want a book by Gary Paulsen be-
cause he is my favorite author: If San-
ta's elves make BB's I'd like some so I
can shoot my Red Rider: I think I de-
serve these things. I can't say I've been
more nice than naughty I've worked
hard all yea; tried to be politeful and
tried not to complain. At least I think
I was good enoghfor two buck teeth.
I've helped my parents and I hope I've
made it on the good list.
JP Leonard

I want a new X-box game
called Smack Down vs Raw
2006 a new gocart and my mo-
torized scooter fixed.
I think I suld get thenk I should
get this things becols. I tolk out
the-trash I keep my room clean
and my yard well not my yard
but the yard clean.
Daniel Lowery

The 3 gifts I would like fro Christ-
mas is pink sliper with blak spout on
.it. The number two thing I want fro
Christmas is a new kitten I would like
it to be a snow wight girl with a pink
bow around he neck The number three
thing I want fro Christmas is to have
my family and friends fro Christmas.
I think I should deserve these gifts
because I take out the trash was dishes.
Ashley Adkins

If I were a Wiseman, I would
give baby Jesus a blanket, be-
cause all baby need warmth. My
favorite Christmas ornament is
my one from my little conze. It
was a doll angel. Taylor Young

I would bring Jesus a car and hope
and love, loving carrying. I would put
a angel, and Christmas lights that
is red, white, and blue. My favorite
Christmas ornament would be a shiny
star, angel and Christmas lights, and
Merry Christmas everyone, and a all
good night.
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Dear Santa,. .
I am sorry to bother you
right now, but I just have
three things I want from
you this year.
The one and most gift
from you is a horse. I
should deserve this gift,
Santa, because my sis-
ter has a horse, and she
brags about it. So, can
you give me a horse this.
year?
The second thing I want
from you is a Lap Top. I
should deserve this gift-
because I want my own
Lap Top. So, I hope you
can get me a Lap Top for
Christmas.
The third thing I want
from you is a four wheeler.
I know I already have a
go cart, but I really would
appreciate if you got me
a four wheeler. I should
deserve this four wheeler
because my go cart is
getting lame.
-Karleigh Sellers

Dear Santa,
One wish I want is for
Mrs. Linda's wishes to
come true. I deserve this
wish because I think she
is the best teacher I ever
had.
My second wish is a
puppy! I think I should
have one because I'm
responsible enough to
take-care of it. Also, -I
have been wanting one
for a very long time.
My third wish is to get
a Razor Phone from my
daddy! I want a Razor
Phone because I can
keep in touch with my
family and friends.
Santa, many. people
my not believe in you,
but I do! I wish the best for
you on your trip around
town.
-Cheyenne Miranda

Once upon a time
there was this boy named
Darrell. He was nine years
old, and let me tell you
if there's one thing I re-
member he loved Christ-
mas.
One day, November
29, 2006 he got bored,
so he decided to write
a Christmas list. He only
wanted three things; a
cell phone so he could
call his friends, a CD play-
er so he didn't have to go
in his sister's room, and
last he wanted a Play Sta-
tion 3 because when he
had a Play Station his little
sister always would mess
it up. Yeo I'remember him
like it was yesterday. He
was me!. .-Darrell Burke
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Dear Santa,
SI believe in you. Here
are the gifts I want. I need
a stuffed animal for me to
hug up in the bed with,
and keep me warm all
the time. Well, the other
gifts is a puppy! After
school I can play with it
all day. Now for my last
gift, I want some books to
read before I go to bed.
The kind I want is Judy B.
Jones because I love that
kind of book. This is all I
want. -Brittany Shuler

If I had three Christmas
presents under the Christ-
mas tree I hope one of
my Christmas presents
are a Razor Phone. After I
get a Razor Phone I want
a computer, so I can play
games on it when I get
bored. But, sometimes
I will read the Bible be-


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Letters from
some of Linda
Bontrager's
4th graders at
Hosford School

cause I care about Jesus
more than anything.
After a computer I
want mostly love. from
God. All you have to do
to get love from God is
pray in a quiet area, and
ask God to come in your
heart, and wash all your
sins away. That's all you
have to do to get love
from God.
Do you know why we
celebrate Christmas? If


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you thought it is Jesus'
birthday your answer is-
correct. -Hellen Nava

Dear Santa,
The three presents I want
for Christmas is number one
is a four wheeler. The rea-
son I want a four wheeler is
because they will get you
places, and they are fun to
ride on.
The second thing I want
for Christmas is a skate-
board. The reason I want
a skateboard is because
skateboards can get you
places, and also you can
learn how to do tricks.
The third thing I want for
Christmas is a dog; a red
nose pit bull dog. The rea-
son I want a dog is because
it will protect me in case
someone or something tries
to'hurt me. Another reason
I want a dog is because I
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I want for Christmas; an
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the University of Florida Col-
lege. I would, also, want
love from Jesus because
he cared so much about
us. He gave up his life for
us. I would also, want and
I-Pod so I can listen to mu-
sic anywhere. These are all
my wishes from Santa that
I hope to get on Christmas
time.
-Ashley Carroll

I want an I-Pod, Nickel
Back CD, and a new
brake for my dirt bike. I
think I deserve those gifts
because all year long I
have been nice, and I've
been cleaning up the
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ABOVE: Altha's No. #33 Kevin Saldana aims for
the basket as Liberty County opponents move
in during last week's game. TOP LEFT: Josh
McIntosh, #5 for Altha, blocks Liberty County's
man with the ball. LEFT: Josh McIntosh, #5 for
Altha, stays just a step ahead of Kareem Walker.
#5 for Liberty County. TOP RIGHT: Junior Varsity
player, Jared Barber tries to make the rebound
as Altha's #34, Ethan Byler slips up behind him.
BELOW RIGHT: A Junior Varsity Liberty County
player gains momentum as he nears the basket,
with two Altha players, Ethan Byler #34 and
Andrew Brazell #/13, sticking close by.


Altha posts 2-1 mark after defeating Liberty County


Altha must have thought they
were at the SouthPOLE instead
of at SduthPORT last Thursday.
The Bozeman Bucks invited the
Wildcats into their Big Freezer
that also doubles as a gym to play
what the fans thought was a bas-
ketball game but it would have
been better suited for a hockey
game. It was C-O-L-D!
The JV Cats (2-4) tried to
thaw out but couldn't shake the
cold and their shooting reflected
it. They were 9 of 19 in field
goal shooting and 3 of 11 from
the charity stripe. They finally
succumbed to the fioCibite and
the Bucks, 30-26.'
Ethan Byler was the Top Cat
in scoring with 10 points as well
as 4 rebounds and 2 steals. An-
drew Brazell chalked up 9 points,
cleared 10 boards, and he had 5
blocked shots. Corey Johnson
added 4 points along with a re-
bound and a steal. Ethan Ellis
rounded out the Wildcats' scor-
ing with a 3-pointer. Ellis was


steal.
The varsity Cats (5-1) pulled
out a squeaker, 47-45.
At the intermission Altha had
a 25-20 advantage. The Wild-
cats held a 35-31 lead at the end
of the third period but Bozeman
pulled ahead 46-44 with 49 sec-
onds left in the game. Corde
Beauchamp was fouled with 5.7
seconds left and went to the free
throw line to shoot a 1-and-1.
--As the Bucks' player, who had
-fouled out when he fouled Beau-
champ, walked by the referee he
made a remark and was tagged
with a technical foul. Corde
sank his first free throw to bring
the Wildcats within a point, 46-
45. Then Altha's Kevin Saldana
stepped to the charity stripe and
swished the 2 technical foul free
throws to seal the deal for the
Cats.
Altha broke through the ice
that seemingly was on top of the
junior varsity's goal by attempt-
ing 15 3-pointers but sinking


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contributing sports writer

69% (16 of 23) in the field goal
department and 75% (12 of. 15)
of their free throws.
Jason Holland led the Wild-
cats in scoring with 17 points.
Also, he snagged 8 rebounds
and had 2 steals. Kevin Saldana
added 10 points and he had 3 re-
bounds. Josh McIntosh drained
8 points, cleared 6 boards, and
he had 6 steals.
Thursday night found the
Wildcats back in the warm and
friendly confines of "The Den"


,credited ,wit 3, rebounds, and, ca, nly, pne., ,Hpwever, they 'shqt, ,tqofdce their .cpunty-riyal aand


district foe, Blountstown.
The JV Cats (3-4) took care
of business and defeated the Ti-
gers, 31-26.
The "Brothers B", Andrew
Brazell and Ethan Byler, both
recorded a double-double in the
game. Brazell was the Top Cat
in scoring with 11 points along
with 13 rebounds, he blocked 2
shots, and had 2 steals. Byler
was credited with 10 points as
well as 15 rebounds and 3 steals.
Jake Edenfield added 7 points to
the Wildcats win. Also, he had
9 rebounds, 2 steals, and Eden-
field blocked a shot attempt.
Ethan Ellis swished I of his 2
3-point attempts. Ellis posted 3
rebounds, blocked a shot attempt
and a steal.
The varsity Wildcats (5-2; 0-
1, District 3, 2A) were seeking
to notch their first district win
against Blountstown (3-3;1-0,
District 3, 2A) but they came
up on the short end of the score-
board, 52-41.
Josh Mclntosh was the top


scorer for the Wildcats with 11
points (including a 3-pointer)
and just missed recording his
first double-double of the season
when he cleared 9 boards. Also,
McIntosh had 4 assists and a
steal. Corde Beauchamp added
10 points to the Cats' cause and
he drained a 3-pointer. Also, he
had 2 assists, 3 rebounds, and 2
steals. Both Cale Chafin and Ja-
son Holland chalked up 6 points.
Chafin had 3 assists, 3 rebounds,
and a steal. Holland cleared 12
boards and'he had 3 steals and
an assist. Kevin Saldana added
5 points, he had 5 rebounds, and
an assist. Nathan Castenada
rounded out Altha's scoring with
3 points and he had 3 rebounds
and 2 assists.
Liberty County came calling
on the Wildcats last Friday night
and both of Altha's boys squads
got back on the winning side of
the ledger.
Andrew Brazell had a monster
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I NEWS St. Mary Missionary Baptist

FROM THE Church gospel explosion


1t PEWS


Special Christmas

eve service set at
Altha First Baptist
The Altha First Baptist
Church invites you to celebrate
Jesus Christ with them at a very
special Christmas Eve service
this Sunday-beginning at 10 a.m
(CT). Special music, testimo-
nies and scripture will be shared
by the congregation.
We ask you to bring your
family and dress casually as we
enjoy His presence together!
The church building is locat-
ed at 15660 NW Chipola Street
in Altha.

Prayer band meets
The Liberty Community
Prayer Band \ ill hold prayer
service Thursday, Dec. 21 at 7:30
p.m. (ET) at the home of Brother
and Sister Rufus Solomon. :
Everyone is cordiallv invited
to attend. For more information,
call 643-2474. -


St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church will kick off the new year
with a gospel explosion in style. On Sunday, Jan. 14, the Pastors Aid
Ministry will host a program with a dynamic guest speaker from
Tampa.
Elder Theodis Lane, pastor of the Greater New Salem Primitive
Baptist Church in Tampa along with his congregation, youth choir,
combined choir and male choir will be gracing the doors of St. Mary
Missionary Baptist Church for what promises to be an evening of
praise.
Elder Lane is in his 33rd year of pastorial ministry. He is in his
13th year of pastoring at Greater New Salem with a congregation
of 500 and more and he is currently the presiding president of the
South Florida Progressive Primitive Baptist District Association
Union #2.
St. Mary's is both pleased and honored to have this man of God,
his congregation and choirs come and share the word of inspiration
and song with everyone in our area.
Dr. C.L. Wilson, St. Mary's pastor, invites everyone to join them
Jan. 14 at 5 p.m. (CT) to "get your praise on" to start the new year.
The church is located at 16345 SE River St. in Blountstown.
For more information, call 718-3710.

A Christmas worship service this evening
Red Oak Community Mennonite Church would like to invite ev-
eryone out this evening, Wednesday, Dec. 20, at 7 p.m. for a worship
service entitled "Tell Me the Story of Jesus." There will be acapella
singing, solos, quartet, and accompanied singing something to
suit everyone's tastes.
Please join us in this Christmas season as we honor Jesus; without
Him there is no Christmas! The church is located at 19247 NW CR
275, between Hwy. 71 and Hwy. 20. For more info call 674-3998.
We welcome your church announcements and remind you to be sure to
include the day and date 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.
There is no charge for church announcements, but we run each announce-
ment only once. If you would like to repeat the same announcement, we can
do so but must charge for the space as though it were an advertisement.
Often, churches want to publicize events several weeks prior to the
activity. If you can provide information about different aspects of the
event, we can run a series of announcements. For example, if a church
is celebrating homecoming, the first story might be about the history of
the church, the second story might give some background on the singers
:or special speakers to be featured, and the third article could focus on the
day's schedule of events. Each article should end with the basics time,
date and location.


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longer than one typewritten page or
two handwritten pages in length.


HIDDEN i
' TREASURES i'
bt Rvan lcDouaald
UNITY IN THE BODY
OF CHRIST
Text: Ephesians 4
Rob Morgan tells about the car-
penter's tools that held a conference.
Brother Hammer presided. Several of
the tools complained that Hammer was
too noisy.
Hammer replied, "What about
Brother Screw, you have to turn him
around again and again to get him to
accomplish anything."
Screw spoke up, "Brother Plane
has no depth, all his work is on the
surface."
Plane responded, "Brother Rule is
always measuring folks as though he
were the only one who is right."
Rule complained, "Brother Sand-
paper is always rubbing people the
wrong way."
Then the Carpenter of Nazareth
enters to make a pulpit from which
to proclaim the Gospel. He used the
Hammer, Screw, Plane, Rule, Sandpa-
per, and all the other tools. When it
was finished, Brother Saw commented,
"Brethren, I see that all of us are work-
ers together with the Lord."
God's purpose is to redeem us in
love-to be His holy children so we
will praise His glory and grace. God
intends to reveal His purpose through
the church.
Having stated God's purpose for
the church, how do we accomplish it?
Paul explains that it begins with prayer.
It is a God sized task that cannot be ac-
complished in human strength or abil-
ity alone.
Next, is to maintain unity within
the church. Jesus said, "Any kingdom
divided against itself will be ruined,
and a house divided against itself will
fall. (Lk 11:17 NIV)" Though Jesus
went on to apply it to the kingdom of
Satan, the principle holds true of the
Kingdom of God. If the church is to
accomplish God's purposes, it must be
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Liberty County School Board is proposing changes to
the following policies:
6.13 Years of Service Defined for Administrative
and Instructional Personnel
A public hearing on these policies will be held on
Jan. 16, 2007 at the Liberty County Administrative
Offices, Hwy. 12 South, Bristol, FL 32321 at 5 p.m.
Copies of the policies are available at the Superin-
tendent's Office.


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CODY DALE &
SHANNA LADALE
PHILLIPS
Cody Dale Phillips celebrated
his birthday on Nov. 6 and
Shanna LaDale will be cel-
ebrating her birthday on Dec.
21. They are the children of
Shannon Phillips and Michelle
Summerlin, both of Bristol.
Their grandparents are Steve
and Nora Ann Campbell of
Telogia and Nicky and Faye
Phillips of Bristol. Their great-
grandmothers are Nora Lee
Summerlin of Telogia and Lil-
lian Sheppard of Bristol. They
are the niece and nephew
of Jade Campbell of Telogia.
Shanna and Cody both enjoy
reading, playing their Game-
boys and fighting with their
little brother, Justin.

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ANGELINE NOELE
SKIPPER
Angeline Noele Skipper is
celebrating her second birth-
day on Dec. 29. She is the
daughter of David and Kim.
(Buchanan) Skipper of Boy-
dton, VA. She has two sisters
and one brother. She is the
granddaughter of Annie Bu-
chanan of Tallahassee, Clyde
Buchanan of Grand Ridge,
Terry Skipper and the late
Tony Skipper of Virginia Beach
VA. She is pictured with her
cousin, Alex Phillips.


CHELSEA LYNN
SANDERS
Chelsea Lynn Sanders cel-
ebrated her 14th birthday on
Dec. 12. She is the daughter of
Gordon and Nicole Thompson
of Telogia and Troy Sanders of
Hosford. Her grandparents are
Jerry and Tot Butler of Bristol,
John T Sanders of Hosford
and Debbie Bridges of North
Carolina. Chelsea enjoys talk-
ing on the cell phone, going
shopping, hanging out with her
friends and spending time with
her family.


TRENTON LEE
HIRES
Trenton Lee Hires is celebrat-
ing his first birthday on Dec.
26. He is the son of Darryl
and Tiffany Hires of Telogia.
His grandparents are Debra
and the late Jerry Coon of
Telogia and Tootsie and the
late Bobby Hires of Hosford.
His great-grandparents are
Robert and Dale Rogers of
Greensboro, Ethel Furr of
Hosford, Myrtle Coon of Mt.
Pleasant and Addie Hires of
Blountstown. Trenton enjoys
being outside and playing with
his big sister, Brooke.


JOHN DAVID HOLLIS
-il e Russell and An-
gie Hollis of Altha
are proud to an-
nounce the birth
l of their son, John
David Hollis, born
'%..., :I i iiii on Aug. 29, 2006
S at Flowers Hos-
pital in Dothan,
AL. He weighed
9 lbs. and 4 oz.
and measured 21
"'" *"' inches long. Ma-
ternal grandpar-
ents are Rhonda
-' : and the late Da-
vid Waldorff of
Altha. Paternal
grandparents are Bim and Gall Hollis of Altha. Maternal great-
grandparents are Maxine Robbirds of Blountstown and George
Martin and the late, Mary Frances Waldorff of Altha.. Great-
great-grandparents are Jimmie and the late George Waldorff
of Blountstown. John David was welcomed home by his older
sister, Kerrigan and cousins, Jake, Jesse, Jaylon and Josie Hall
and Addison Cheaney.


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County Landfill, -
will be closed on the following dates
in observance of the Christmas
and New Year's Holidays:

Closed

Monday, Dec. 25

and
Monday, Jan. 1

Monday's recycling vill be picked
up on Tuesday.


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May the coming
season bring renewal,
growth and good times
to you and your loved
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brought us so much
joy this past year.
Merry Christmas to
you and yours!
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The bride-elect is the grand-
daughter of Mrs. James Earl
Holley and the late James Earl
Holley of Marianna and Mrs.
Ivan Edward Kunde and the late
Ivan Edward Kunde of Green-
wood.
She is a 1999 graduate of Mar-
ianna High School and a 2005
graduate of Florida State Uni-
" versity, where she earned a bach-
elor's degree in Communication
Disorders. She is currently em-
ployed with the Jackson County
School Board as a Speech and
Language Therapist.
The prospective groom is
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Kirkpatrick completes
US Army Basic Training
John Kirkpatrick completed
U. S. Army Basic Training at
Fort Leonardwood in Missouri
on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
He is the son of J.B. Alford
and Marsha Alford of Hosford.


Marvin Wade Martin of Blount-
stown, Mr. and Mrs. William
Carl Merchant of Marianna and
Mr. and Mrs. Earn Jimmy Flow-
ers of Bristol.
He is a 1999 graduate of Lib-


erty County High School. He is
currently employed with Pike
Electric, Inc. in Tallahassee.
The wedding will take place
on March 3 at the First United
Methodist Church in Marianna.


Reisoglu crowned America's
Cover Miss Overall Supreme
Hulya Reisoglu of -
Bristol was crowned
America's Cover Miss
Overall Supreme win- V
ner on Dec. 10 at the
W.T. Neal Civic Center '
in Blountstown. She .
also won most photo-
genic, most beautiful
and prettiest eyes. She '
will be going to Orlan-
do to compete for the; *. ,
state's title at the finals .' .
in July. -
Huyla thanks the
Prowants for all their
help in coaching her 'I'': '. '
for the pageants. The
Prowants have helped -.
her to win several titles -
this year.


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Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Karle
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Kunde to Bradley James Flow-
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The real reason for the season


To the editor:
God gave us His greatest
blessing, the gift of Jesus' birth.
It is a blessing to give and a
blessing to receive. I pray that
the Christ Child born in a man-
ger will always be a blessing to
you and me. We give our highest
honor and praise of thanksgiving
to the Holy One who is the Light
of the World, our Savior and our
salvation. Truly God is love and
every breath we breathe.
We can only shed tears of joy
as we witness and thank God for
our life, for the peace we have
within ourselves, our family, our
friends and the many memories.
we have shared down through
the years. Behold God's only be-
.gotten Son, behold Virgin Mary.
Christ the Savior is born, let
earth receive her King.
Over two thousand years ago
a real nativity scene unfolded in
Bethlehem. Jesus was born King
of Kings and Lord of Lords. He
is the power and the glory, as one
people under God, we call upon
God our Father giving thanks
and praise to His Holy name. In
solemn prayer we give praise and
thanksgiving for His many bless-
ings and all He is to us, realizing
He brought us from a mighty
long ways. Back in the day we
didn't have much for ourselves
or to offer on Christmas Day, but
lots of lo\e to give.
Over 50 years ago, when
families would come together
for Christmas dinner, the love of


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WITH A LETTER
TO THE EDITOR

Write: The Calhoun-
Liberty Journal
RPO. Box 536,
SBristol, FL 32321 /

Christ was there too. An apple
or orange for children's Christ-
mas presents and. merry Christ-
mas greetings. The people who
made my Christmas merry and
bright are now sleeping but I'm
overjoyed to have witnessed an
old-fashioned Christmas where
God and love was there. Christ-
mas is very different now, most
of us have plenty of everything
but love. If we had ten thousand
tongues we could not praise Him
enough for this Christmas Day.
There was no place for Christ
the Savior to be born, no room
at the inn, no love shown. When
the time had fully come for
Virgin Mary to deliver and no
room in the people's heart for
Jesus. Looking back in the day
and time, He was born in mere
poverty conditions, while some
of the people enjoyed the best
of the best. Envision a place, a
manger where livestock are kept,


Litter mars woman's walks

with her dog in Blountstown
To the editor:
I like to walk my Westie dog, Tiger, near our home, it's good
exercise for him and for me. But, what has happened that some
people just don't give a dam about the world they live in. I am talk-
ing about the. litter and junk people throw out of their vehicles. I
think they are trying to clean, out their car or truck before they get
home, and I am wondering if their homes and yards look as bad
as theN leave the roads and highways looking. Finishing that last
beer or soda and thro%\ ing ajyI the e\ idence before reaching home,
-polishing off that hamburger and leaving the garbage along the way,
deer carcasses in the creeks and leaving old mattresses and appli-
ances on some ones property.
I think we all need to remember a quote by Edward Bok, "Leave
the world a little better place than we found it."
Sandra Parrish, Blountstown


where humans don't live, yet
Christ was born there. Long ago,
it was prophesied of His coming
and intended and meant to be.
The Heavenly bodies in the sky
revealed to the Wise Men His
birth and they followed and car-
ried gifts. The news spread like
wild fire to people everywhere,
Christ the Savior is born.
We were not there, only
through faith and dreams we can
only believe. During the days of
old when Virgin Mary was turned
away, little did people know that
Jesus is our Savior and our Sal-
vation and will some day die for
our sins. He would heal the sick
and raise Lazarus from the dead.
Would walk the water, calm the
wind and waves in the sea, turn
water into wine, feed five thou-
sand people, healed the woman
who had been sick for 12-long
years (and had spent all she had)
and countless other miracles He
would conquer death and have
all power in heaven and earth He
is the life and the resurrection.
Truly He is the light of the world
and lives forever and ever.
Jesus had no where to lay His
head on to call home. He never
went to school or received a de-
gree, yet He was the wisest man
who ever lived. Christ did no
wrong, yet people hated Him.
Some of the same people who
witnessed Christ's birth were
living when He was crucified.
His mother was there too. God
gave His only begotten Son as a
gift to the wvorld. God is the per-
fect example, He loved us and
we should show love for each
other throughout the year.
Joy to the world, Christ the
Savior is born, let earth receive
her King.
On His Mission,
Helen Hall, Bristol





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NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT
ORDINANCE 07-02
Notice is given that the Board of County Commis-
sioners of Liberty County, Florida proposes to adopt
the following Ordinance:
AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A PRO-
PORTIONATE FAIR-SHIRE PROGRAM; IMPLE-
MENTING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION
163.3180(16), F.S., ESTABLISHING CONDI-
TIONS WHEREBY DEVELOPERS MAY SATIS-
FY TRANSPORTATION CONCURRENCY RE-
QUIREMENTS THROUGH PROPORTIONATE
FAIR-SHARE CONTRIBUTIONS; AND PRO-
VIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE THEREIN.
A public hearing on the Ordinance will be held at 7
p.m. (ET) on Jan. 4, 2007 at the Liberty County Court-
house, Hwy. 20, Bristol.
All interested persons are invited to attend. A copy
of the proposed Ordinance may be reviewed at the
Board of County Commissioners Office in the Liberty
County Courthouse. In accordance with the Ameri-
cans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special
accommodation or an interpreter to participate in this
proceeding should contact the County Commission-
ers Office at (850)643-5404 at least seven days prior
to the date of the hearing.
Dated this 15th day of December, 2006.
Liberty County, Florida
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Thomasville presents memorable
Victorian Christmas experience
by Marti Vickery, Operations Manager
TRIP Time spent in Thomasville was very fruitful! We enjoyed
their hospitality and spirit while experiencing a Victorian Christmas!
Imagine cozy brick walkways, lights twinkling in the trees and on old
fashioned lamp posts. Even our noses were entertained by the many
food and beverage vendors lining the streets! Merchants stayed open
late and their shops were packed with shoppers and folks in Victo-
rian costumes. Carolers and church groups filled the air with holiday
songs, caf6 tables and park benches were full. The Serendipity Inn
(Bed and Breakfast) was wonderful, and I can see this happening
here, can't you? Our county has so much to offer. Help us work
together to improve what we have and ensure our area will keep its
rural-charm while allowing for some well planned growth. We need
to put our heads together and create a package of benefits/reasons
for small businesses and entrepreneurs to open up shop here. This
would mean improved revenue, families needing a progressive place
to live, being able to offer high quality competitive education and
planning for their retirement here.
Call Marti at 674-4519 for details about membership.plans for
2007.
MEETINGS The Chamber Board will meet the second week
of January and the Member meetings will resume the third week of
January. Days and times are to be announced.
BLOUNTSTOWN MAIN STREET The next Main Street
meeting is set for Monday, Jan. 22 at noon.at Connie's Kitchen in
Blountstown. We have much ahead of us, including plans for down-
town murals, renderings of downtown, additional clean up projects,
signage and more. We are ready to put some of the funds raised
recently to good use.
Do you desire to help with special events or planning economic
development strategies? Join Main Street! Call Angie at 674-9191 or
the Chamber office at 674-4519.


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MARIANNA-Chipola College will offer a variety of short
courses in the coming weeks. Two-sided
*An Early Care and Education Administrative Overview course aluminum
will meet Tuesdays, Jan. 9 through April 24 from 6 to 9 p.m. Cost sign, scroll
is $191. An Internship course will meet Thursdays, Jan. 11 through scroll
April 26 from 6 to 9 p.m. Cost is $191. bracket, &
*Sign Language I will meet Tuesdays, Feb. 6 through April 17 six foot aluminum stake
from 5 to 7 p.m. Cost is $81. or 4'x 4' treated post.
*An Introduction to Computers with Internet for Seniors class Severance Sign Art
will meet Feb. 8 from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost is $24. 10629 Hwy. 20 in Bristol
*Cake Decorating I begins Feb. 1. Cake Decorating II begins
March 1. Advanced Level Cake Decorating III begins April 5. All Phone 643-5712
classes meet Thursdays, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Cost of each course is
$41.
*A Real Estate Sales course will meet March 3, 4, 17, 18, 31,
April 1 and 14 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $250. Chipola will offer
the following Mandatory training for Child Care Facility Personnel
and Family Child Care Home: Child Abuse and Neglect,. Feb. 2, 6
to 10 p.m.; Child Growth and Development, Feb. 3, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.;
Behavioral Observation and Screening, Feb. 5 and 7, 6 to 9 p.m.;
Health, Safety and Nutrition, Feb. 10, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Rules and ,
Regulations (center), Feb. 12 and 14, 6 to 9 p.m.; Rules and Regula- i
tions (family),. Feb. 24, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Special Needs Appropri-
ate Practices, March 10, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Pre-School Appropriate
Practices, March 31, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Costs range from $17 to $43 RAND .. .s. ,...
depending on length of course. EXPEDITION
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Drs. Paul and Tamaria Joyner
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This will be an eight (8) week seminar meeting once each .
week in the evening. The sessions will last 3 hours. Subjects
such as "Denial," "Loneliness,' "Guilt," "Rejection," "Grief," L
"Anger" and others will be addressed during the seminar.
The seminar will be conducted in Blountstown. Enrollment
will be limited to 20 participants. To receive an application and '
receive other information, please call 674-2633 or 674-5731.
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Charity Navigator, the country's
top independent charity evalu-
ator working to determine the
financial health of the nation's
largest organizations.
Charity Navigator's perfect
rating has been given to The
Nature Conservancy because
the organization was found to
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public charities and almost all
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nizational efficiency, capacity,
and financial health. Organiza-
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the ability to keep administrative
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raised to specific projects, while
oigariizational capacity mea-
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to pursue long-term objectives
and solutions. Fundraising effi-.
ciency is defined as the amount
of money spent in order for an
organization to raise $1 in chari-
table contributions.
"In Florida, The Natuie Con-
servancy has been very success-
ful in honoring our mission to
identif- and protect Florida's
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DOH provides stress-busting

holiday reading tips for families
TALL AHAS SEE The Florida Department.of Health (DOH) en-
courage, families to'make reading a part of holiday traditions with
the Read for Health program, which, improves Florida's health lit-
eracy.
"Education and literacy are strongly tied to good health," said
Deputy State Health Officer Bonita Sorensen, M.D., M.B.A. "I
strongly encourage families to incorporate reading into their holiday
plans and celebrations."
DOH suggests the following tips to improve health literacy around
the holiday\ s:
*Encourage your child to create bookmarks to enclose in a gift
book or to mark the place in your own book where you leave off
during read-aloud time.
*As.k your child to help \\ ith holiday shopping. Have him or her
write out the list and then read the items aloud as you peruse the
aisles together.
*-Give your child a companion book to traditional holiday gifts
such as a boik on juggling and se\ eral brightly colored balls; a book
about fossils and a bag of plaster of Paris; or a book about stamp
collecting and a stamp album.
*When it is time for holiday baking, ask your child to read the
directions aloud to you. While the cookies are in the'oven, read a
short book together.
*Help our child make his or her own holiday gifts for family and
friends b\ follow ino instructions in a how-to book.
*Ask \our child to help you write out gift name tags.
*Encourage your child to volunteer to read to residents in a local
retirement home or hospital.
*Give a bookstore gift certificate as holiday present so your child
can select a ne\\ book on his or her own. Read the book together.
*Visit the library. andc pick out some holiday favorites for festive
family reading all season long.
DOH promotes and protects the health and safety of all people in
Florida through the deliver) of quality public health services and the
promotion of health care standards.

Guitar class set for January
MARIANNA--Chipola College will offer a guitar class for be-
ginners and intermediate students and community members during
the Spring 2007 semester.
The class will meet Thursdays from 3 to 4:50 p.m., with the first
class meeting on Jan. 11.
Tuition for the course is approximately $78 for Florida, Alabama
and Georgia residents.
The course will be taught by adjunct instructor, Steve Mattingly,
\\ ho is presently pursuing his Doctorate in Guitar at Florida State
University..
Community members may apply to Chipola as a non-degree seek-
ing student to register for the course.
Deadline for application and registration as a non-degree seeking,
special student. without t late fee is Jan. 3 and 4. Registration after
Jan. 4, through noon on Jan. 12, requires a $25 late fee.
A limited number of departmental guitars are available. Persons
with guitars are asked to bring their own to the class.
For information, contact Joan Stadsklev at 850-761-2301, or
emailtadslevj@chipolaedu- -


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The iNat.re
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LConservancy .


will end a banner year by help-
ing in. the purchase of 4,471
acres near Silver Springs from
Avatar Properties," said Richard
Russell, director of philanthropy
for the Florida Chapter of The
Nature Conservancy.
The Conservancy has received
other recognition this year, in-
cluding an appearance on Char-
ity Navigator's "Top 10" list of
"The Best Charities Everyone's
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In addition, for the last two years
.polls by Harris Interactive
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zations in the Nation's Capital.
The Conservancy also received
superlative ratings from charity
watchdog organizations such as
the Better Business Bureau and
the American Institute of Philan-
thropy.
"Charity Navigator is a highly-
visited and well respected infor-
mation source for philanthropic
minded people, and receiving
their highest rating is very signif-
icant for the Conservancy," said
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Science teacher Jerrold Muza selected for grant participation


Jerrold Muza, a science teacher at To-
lar K-8 School in Liberty County, was
selected by the district's superintendent
for a unique training opporuniti made
possible by a $25,000 grant from Prog-
ress Energy The timing of this training
is critically important because, in 2006-
2007, student FCAT science scores are
tied to school grades.
"Because science is a field that chang-
es daily due to research, it is important
to stay abreast of new developments,"
said Bienda Crouch, a consultant with
the Panhandle Area Educational Consor-
tium (PAEC). "One of the best ways to
stay current is to attend a national confer-
ence that offers pre-conference institutes
and more than 1,200 concurrent sessions
for science educators. Professional devel-
opment of this caliber is expensive, and
our small, rural districts cannot afford to
pay for teachers to attend the conference
and for travel costs associated with atten-
dance."
That is, until now. Muza joins eight
other science teachers from northwest
Florida who will attend the 55th Annual
National Science Teachers As-
sociation National Conference
March 29-April 1 in St. Louis,
thanks to Progress Energy.
PAEC received the grant to pay
conference registration and trav-
el costs for one science educator
from northwest Florida school
districts served by Progress En-
ergy -- Gulf, Franklin, Wakulla,
Jefferson, Madison, Taylor, Lib-
ert. Gadsden and Hamilton. As
grant partners, these districts
will pay for travel costs associ-
ated with conference planning
and post-conference activities,
as well as for substitute teachers
during the conference.
The grant's objectives, are:
Expose teachers from low
socio-economic status and rural
areas to current, research-evi-
denced content, pedagogy and
'embedded technology to en-
hance teachers' ability to meet
Florida's educational goal of in-
creasing rigor and relevance in
middle and high school science
classrooms.
Develop a capacity for trans-
feral, sharing and dissemination
of science information to other
students and teachers via online
and broadcast.
Raise academic achievement
of students in areas served by
Progress Energy, statewide, and -
possibly nationally, as teachers
infuse the acquired skills and up-
dated science content knowledge
into their daily practice and share
those skills via broadcast.
"These teachers will develop
lesson plans and provide leader-
ship at the district level to ensure
their new knowledge transfers to
other science teachers and into
the classroom," Mrs. Crouch
added. As a grant partner, PAEC
will coordinate the teachers' pre-
and post-conference activities as
well as administer grant funds.
Videographers from PAEC's -
Florida Education Channel
(FEC) will record teachers dis- E
cussing their lesson plans and
edit these presentations into Il
broadcast-quality productions.


PAEC Administrator Neal Meadows presents Jerrold Muza with his selection letter.


FEC is available nationwide on DISH
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Progress Energy Community Relations
Manager Larry Watson said, "At Progress


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our educational systems to the local com-
munities throughout our service territory.
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Elizabeth Liffick, 2, says hello to Mrs. Santa
after getting a candy cane at Saturday's
holiday open house at the Blountstown Library,
left. Above, Amory Watterson and Abby
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program offered
MARIANNA-Contractors
and employees interested in the
field of masonry are encour-
aged to contact Chipola College
about a new Masonry Apprentice
program.
Chipola is joining with the
Florida Masonry Apprentice and
Educational Foundation to bring
a masonry training program to
the Chipola district.
According to Chipola Work-
force Development Dean Bud
Riviere, the college is respond-
ing to a specific need in the con-
struction industry pertaining to
the opportunity for training and
employment in the masonry in-
dustry. Chipola will provide
space and resources to help
jump start-the program. Riviere
says, "This apprenticeship train-
ing program will afford the stu-
dent apprentice an outstanding
opportunity to obtain gainful
employment in an area of great
need in this region."
Masonry contractors and
subcontractors in the Florida
panhandle as well as those from
Alabama and Georgia are in-
vited to participate by sponsor-
ing employees in the apprentice
training program.
Al Herndon, Regional Ap-
prenticeship Representative
with Florida Masonry Founda-
tion, says "We are pleased that
Chipola has offered assistance
in our region to help meet the
demand for masonry appren-
tices. The masonry field is both
challenging and rewarding in
this part of Florida. There are
excellent career opportunities
awaiting our apprentices."
Persons interested in masonry
training, or interested in sponsor-
ing an apprentice, should call the
Chipola Workforce Development
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Paige 2' TIlE'CALHIdUN-LIBE TY'JOUhMAL 'I6ECEMER2'0d, 2OO6

Liberty County Schools recognize judge's efforts
I At their last meeting, the Lib- to require that students between Schools across the state and
erty County School Board rec- the ages of 16 and 18 years at- around the nation are experienc-
ognized County Judge Ken Hos- tend school regularly unless a ing higher accountability from
SI ford for his assistance in helping formal intent to withdraw from the government and students
to eliminate truancy. Liberty school is filed and signed by cannot be taught to meet those
---- /3iCounty Schools' Truancy Of- the student and the parent. This requirements if they are not in
ficer Karen Peddie presented law provides that parents can be school. Students with excess of
Judge Hosford with a certificate charged in criminal court and a 15 absences in a 90 day period
to signify the appreciation of the student can be charged in juve- are considered truant and they,
S-'- l ...*' ^' '-': ';>' 'i School Board. nile court. along with their parents, are re-
----. --,-, j""1 --- "MA Florida Statute 1003.26 states The District has been expe- quired to meet with the judge.
that attendance is compulsory riencing increased truancy for These proceedings are proving
for students from ages 6 to 16 several years now and sought the instrumental in correcting the at-
S ,, unless exempt by law. This poli- assistance of Judge Hosford dur- tendance problems of students in
cy further amends s.232.01, F.S., ing the summer. Liberty County.


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Beta Club packs Christmas boxes
Liberty County High School
Beta Club members are shown
above last week packing gifts
in holiday boxes for their
j. part in Operation Christmas
Child. The project was made
S possible with the help of do-
nations from many people.
The community, school, and
BETA members all put in a
great effort to send a total of
238 Christmas boxes.,
SThe club would also like
to thank everyone who par-
ticipated in doing a Christmas
door at the. county office and
_- ... at the high school; shown at
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left.'
Beta Club members provided time and many refreshments
for the play "Can Mrs. Claus Save Christmas" that was held
Wednesday night at the high school auditorium, which was
presented by the Liberty County Drama Club.

Stephen Clark designated

District Sunshine State Scholar-

in mathematics and science
from the Florida Institute of Education
JACKSONVILLE Stephen Clark, a graduating senior at Lib-
erty County High School, has been designated the Libemr District.
Sunshine State Scholar in Mathematics and Science for the current
year. Clark will compete with the other 94 District Scholars repre-
senting all of the school districts in Florida on Wednesday, Jan. 10
to become one of the 10 Regional Scholars who will vie in March
for the title Statewide Sunshine State Scholar in Mathematics and
Science for 2007 .
The Sunshine State Scholars Program was established in 1997
to, recognize the achievement of Florida's graduating seniors who
have demonstrated excellence in both mathematics and science. All
scholars receive district recognition and individual from the program
at the January competition. The 10 Regional Scholars and their des-
ignated teachers receive further recognition from the Governor and
Cabinet, the Florida Legislature, the Florida Departmenr of Educa-
tion and private businesses at the March competition.
The Sunshine State Scholars Program is coordinated by the Flor-
ida Institute of Education at the University of North Florida and re-
ceives its major financial support from the Florida Department of
Education, the Florida Lottery and Casio Inc.
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Rex Wimberly of Marianna named new foundation president


Chipola Foundation annual meeting


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Foundation at the foundation's
recent annual meeting.
Chuck Hudson of Marianna
was elected vice president and
Libby Spence of Marianna was
elected as vice president elect.
A Board of Directors with 30
members representing Chipola's
five-county district oversees the
Foundation. Current board mem-
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JoAnn Anderson, Bryan Craven,
Gina Stuart, Susan Hudson, Dr.
Larry Cook, Dr. Laban Bontrag-
er, Karin Dunn, Carol Jean Craw-
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erts, Cherry Klappas, Bill Davis,
Dr. Heather Burch and Dr. Alex-
ander Dudley.
During the 2005-2006 fiscal
year, some 1,446 students were
awarded more than. $920,000 in
scholarship funds through, the
Foundation. The 2005-06 annual
audit lists total assets of more
than $13, million.
Foundation director .Julie
Fuqua reports that the majority of
the Foundation's assets consist of
scholarship endowments estab-:
lished by families and organiza-
tions throughout Chipola's five-
county district. The Foundation
manages 125 endowed funds, and
over 50 active funds-in/funds-out
scholarships. The Foundation's
investment and spending policy
requires that 5% of the Founda,
tion's assets be held locally in
Chipola's fi\e-couniN district.
The Foundation also provides
tax-sheltered giving opportuni-
ties for donors. Fuqua says that
in addition to general donations,
memorial gifts have become a
popular gesture for remembering
someone. The fanil receives
notification that a donation has
been made in memorN of their
loved one. Donors also may des-'


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PASSING THE GAVEL New officers were elected at the
Chipola College Foundation's recent annual meeting. Here,
incoming president Rex Wimberly (right) presents a gift of ap-
preciation to outgoing president Russell Roberts.
CHIPOLA PHOTO


ignate the purpose of a memorial
contribution, such as a library
book, scholarship, or for fine arts,
or other programs. All donors re-
ceive a confirmation card for tax
purposes.
In addition to private dona-
tions, the Foundation receives
money from the state of Flori-
da's matching fund program for
scholarships. As state matching
funds are made available, the
Foundation may apply for a dol-
lar for dollar match or.a $4 match
for every $6 in privately donated
funds depending on the designat-
ed purpose of the funds.
One large source of scholar-
ships within the Foundation is The
McLendon Educational Trust.
Annually, the Foundation applies
for funding from the trust estab-
lished by the late Violet McLen-
don of Marianna. Scholarships
from this fund are awarded on the
basis of merit and financial need.


A committee reviews all applica-
tions for McLendon funds, which
in 2006 provided scholarship
awards totaling approximately
$501,000. The Foundation also
receives approximately $10,000
in McLendon Music Scholarship
funds.
The Foundation also has emer-
gency loan accounts set up by
three individuals that loan money
against Pell Grants or student
loans. Students may receive up to
$200 to be repaid to the Founda-
tion at 2% interest.
The Foundation is a Federal
501c3 non-profit corporation and
a state non-profit sales tax exempt
organization chartered in July of
1980 for the purpose of raising
funds to benefit Chipola and its
students.
For information about the
Chipola Foundation, call director
Julie Fuqua at (850) 718-2478.


Spring registration set at Chipola


MARIANNA-Registration
for the 2007 Spring Semester at
Chipola College is Wednesday,
Jan: 3, for returning students and
Thursday, Jan. 4, for new stu-
dents. Classes begin Friday, Jan.
5. -
Chipola's open-door policy
allows any student with a high
school diploma to enroll after
completing an application and
providing high school or college
transcripts.
Chipola offers college cred-
it courses during the day and
evening, and also online and
through independent study. The
college awards the Associate in
Arts (AA) degree which guaran-
tees acceptance to Florida's pub-
lic universities. Chipola awards
Bachelor's degree with pro-
grams in Secondary Education
and Middle School Education
with majors in Mathematics or
Science. Chipola also offers sev-
eral Associate in Science (AS)
programs, as well as a number
of Workforce Development pro-
grams which provide training for
high wage jobs.
Chipola's University Cen-
ter provides opportunities for


students to pursue a number of
bachelor's and graduate degrees
from FSU, UWF and Troy on the
Chipola campus.
For more information, call the
Chipola Registration Office at
718-2211, or visit www.chipola.
edu.


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long, wavy hair to the "Locks
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children suffering from long-
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BLOUNTSTOWN MIDDLE SCHOOL A TEAM Pictured front row, Alexander Garrett, Paul
Mosley, Charles Buggs, Brandon Smith and Trevor Engram; back row, Coach Jones, Roger
Abbott, Chris Wolfram, Nick Martin and Josh Williams. BMS PHOTO


BLOUNTSTOWN MIDDLE SCHOOL B TEAM Pictured.
front row, Devin Harrigill, Jordan Sweinhart, Jawon Mosley,
Will Rogers, Sadd Farroqui; back row, Coach Jones, Matthew
Warren, Roosevelt Martin, Miah Jackson and Matthew Digs-
by.


NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT
ORDINANCE 07-01
Notice is given that the Board of County Commis-
sioners of Liberty County, Florida proposes to adopt
the following Ordinance:
AN ORDINANCE REPLACING ORDINANCE81-4;
ASSESSING IN CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS, IN AD-
DITION TO ALL OTHER COSTS, AN ADDITIONAL
TWO DOLLARS TO BE USED FOR LAW ENFORCE-
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A public hearing on the Ordinance will be held at 7
p.m. (ET) on Jan. 4, 2007 at the Liberty County Court-
house, Hwy. 20, Bristol.
All interested persons are invited to attend. A copy
of the proposed Ordinance may be reviewed at the
Board of County Commissioners Office in the Liberty
County Courthouse. In accordance with the Ameri-
cans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special
accommodation or an interpreter to participate in this
proceeding should contact the County Commission-
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to the date of the hearing.
Dated this 15th day of December, 2006.
Liberty County, Florida
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Basketball

seasons

complete

winners!
from Coach Billy Jones
The Varsity boys went 9-4
on their season. This past week
they defeated Riversprings but
were beaten by Port St. Joe. In
their win over Riversprings 46-
37, our defensive press really
helped, plus our defensive re-
bounds helped as well.
Both Garrett and Abbott did
an excellent job in their com-
petition against Riversprings
height advantage. They also led
in scoring with Abbott's 14 and
Garrett's 13.- Mosley added 8
more along with Engram's 6 and
Bugg's 5 pts.
Our offensive play really went
well especially. with Mosley's
and Bugg's drives to the basket
and their back door passes.
In their loss against St. Joe
43-59, they had a good first half
but in the second half St. Joe
dominated completely. Garrett
led the team in scoring with 16
points.
Our J.V. ended up 11-2 on
their season. They beat St. Joe
42-27 and had to settle for a 2-0
forfeit at Riversprings. They had
beaten Riversprings previously
23-7. In their excellent win over
St. Joe, Jawon Mosley and Roos-
evelt Martin led in scoring with
17 and 12 points. Miah Jackson
added 8 more along with Will
Roger's 5. The J.V. really had
a great season.. Their two losses
was by only one point verses
Grand Ridge and when they
played Tolar they were compet-
ing against some eighth grade
players.
They had beaten both these
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SHIRLEY FAY COOK
KINARD Shirley Fay Cook, 65, died Tues-
day, Dec. 12, 2006, in Kinard. She was a lifelong
resident of Calhoun County and was a homemaker.
She was of the Pentecostal Holiness faith.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy
Wayne Cook.
Survivors include three daughters, Marilyn Lamb
and husband, David, Martha Pitts and husband,
Jerry, and Brenda Pitts and husband, Leslie, all of
Kinard; two brothers, Darryl O'Bryan of Kinard
and Donne O'Bryan of Blountstown; two sisters,
Mattie Lean Webb of Altha and Linnie O'Bryan
of Kinard; six grandchildren, Isaac Pitts and wife,
Jennifer, Andy Pitts and fiance Lydia, Priscilla and
Daniel Pitts, and Ema and Cody Lamb; two great-
grandchildren, Hanna and Logan Pitts
Services were held Friday, Dec. 15, 2006 from
Adams Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Michael
Morris officiating. Interment followed in the Cook
Family Cemetery near Kinard.
Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown was in
charge of the arrangements.

DR. ELGA BRYAN WHITE
BLOUNTSTOWN Dr. Elga Bryan White, 74,
died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006 at his home. He was
born on March 11, 1932 in Blountstown and had
lived in Calhoun County all of his life. He did his-
undergraduate studies at Florida State University in
Tallahassee and earned his medical degree from the
Uni\ei-sit\ of Miami in Miami. His internship was
done at St Maliy's Hospital in West Palm Beach.
He practiced medicine in Blountstown for over 30
years until his retirement in 1994. He was a former
member of the-board of trustees at Chipola College
in Marianna appointed by former Governor Rubin
Askew. He was a former member of the Dixie Lodge
#109 F&AM, the Blountstown Rotary Club and City
Mayor of Blountstown.
Survivors include his wife, Cathy. White of
Blountstown; a son, Bryan White of Quincy; two
daughters, BryAnne White of Blountstown and
Melissa Jones of Tallaha,,see; a stepson, Rick
Stoutamire and wife, Terry of Blue Creek; two
stepdaughters, Stephanie Barrington and husband,
Tony of Day, and Rebecca Balentine and husband,
Jeff of Huntsville, AL; two brothers, James A. White
and wife, Voncille, and Warren White, all of Blount-
stown; a sister-in-law, Pat White of Tallahassee; six
zrandchildrei
Services were held Frida\, Dec.; 15, 2006 at
Blountstown United Methodist Church with Rev.
Steve Warren officiating. Interment followed in Pine
Memorial Cemetery in BlonttAo\\i n
Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in
charge of the arrangements.

NIMA LOU "DUCK"
ELLIS LOLLEY WINGATE
BRISTOL Nima Lou "Duck" Ellis Lolley.
Wingate, 72, died Thursday, Dec. 14, 2006 in
Blountstown. Shle \\ s a native and life long resident
of Liberty County and was a homemaker. She was
a member of the Telogia Assembly of God Church
and enjoyed crocheting and doing needlepoint.
She w as preceded in death by two brothers, Ray
"Droopy" Ellis and Cyrial Coleman.
Survivors include two sons, Houston Junior Lol-
ley and his wife Linda and James Lamar Lolley, all
of Bristol, two daughters, Mary Jeanette Embry and
her husband Rickey of Hosford and Donna Tawanna
Kioft and her husband Gene-of Bristol; one brother,
Lloyd Ellis of Bristol; three sisters, MI i iice Beck
and Jean Pullam, both of Telogia, and Janice Egan
ofWaverly, TN; five grandchildren, J.J:, Lynette and
Tara Kroft, Michelle Howell and Priscilla Anstead
and 10 reat-zrandchildien.
Services were held Sunday,. Dec. 17, 2006 at
Telogia Assembly of God Church with Rev. Thomas
Adams officiating. Interment follow ed in the Hos-
ford Cemeter).
Adams Funeral Home in Bristol was in charge
of the arrangements.


JAMES 1. "JIMMY" HENTZ
PANAMA CITY James I. "Jimmy" Hentz,
100, died at home Sunday, Dec. 17, 2006. He was
born in Calhoun County and had lived in Panama
City since 1937.
He was a member of First United Method-
ist Church of Panama City and the Panama City
Rotary Club, where he had more than 41 years of
perfect attendance, was a past president and was
a Paul Harris Fellow. He also was a member of
the Shaddai Shrine Temple, Acme Masonic Lodge
222, the Red Cross of Constantine and many other
civic organizations.
Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Har-
riett R. Hentz; daughter, Harriett H. Hoerrner- of
Panama City; grandson, Mark Hoerrner and wife,
Keisha; great-grandsons, Chase and Tristan Ho-
errner of Kennesaw, GA.; nieces, Joanne Rankin
and husband, Billy of Tallahassee, and Sally
Redfern and husband, Jim of Panama City; neph-
ews, Mack McClellan and wife, Roylyn Of Alice
Springs, Australia, Hentz McClellan and wife,
Barbara, of Blountstown, Steve McClellan and.
wife, Mary Jane, Jim McClellan and wife, Mary
of Pensacola, and Bill McClellan and wife, Ona-
leah, of Crawfordville.
Services are scheduled to be held Wednesday,
Dec. 20, 2006, at 10 a.m., at First United Methodist
Church of Panama City with the Rev. David War-
ren officiating. Interment will be in the Masonic
Garden at Evergreen Memorial Gardens with Ma-
sonic rites conducted by Acme Masonic Lodge
222 at graveside.
Those desiring may make a donation to the
Speechcare-Scottish Rite, 1034 Jenks Ave., Pana-
ma City, FL 32401, in memory of Jimmy Hentz.
Wilson Funeral Home in Panama City was in
charge of the arrangements.

ROBERT LEE "BOBBY" CLARK
BLOUNTSTOWN Robert Lee "Bobby"
Clark, 46,.died Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006 at his
home. He was born in Blountstown and had lived
in Calhoun County all of his life. He, along with his
wife, Ann ,are owners and operators of Big River
Mobile Homes in Blountstown. He also worked
for the Blountstown Police Department for over
15 years and was currently employed with United
Country Realty. He was a member of Rivertown
Community Church in Blountstown.
Survivors include his wife, Ann L. Clark of.
Blountstown; two sons, Brad Clark, and Matthew
Clark and wife, Tabbie, all of Blountstown; one
daughter, Jodie Wesselhoeft and husband, Ashley
of Blountstown; his parents, Robert and Willie Mae
Clark of Blountstown; two brothers, Glenn Clark
and wife, Rene, and John Paul Clark and Rita, all
of Blountstown; three isiseis, Donna Dalton and
husband, Mike of Victoria, TX, Sandi Mamoran
and husband, Larry, and Debbie Coker and husband,
David, all of Blountstown; two grandchildren,
Hunter and Jace Clark.
Services were held Monday, Dec. 18, 2006 at
Rivertown Community Church in Blountstown with
Paul Smith officiating. Interment followed in Wood
.Cemetery in Blountstown.
Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in
charge of the arrangements.

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They are small, green and yel-
low nubs clustered in the cen-
ters of the bracts.
Poinsettias are considered to
be tropical plants. They prefer
to be in temperatures no colder
than 65F. Plants that have been
exposed to cold temperatures or
windy conditions before they are
brought into the warm indoors
may have reduced quality.
After purchasing your poin-
settia, use a large, roomy shop-
ping bag to protect your plant
when transporting it. When you
arrive home, place the plant in a
warm location free of drafts and
cold air. If possible, place it in an
area where it will receive bright
light. However, avoid placing
plants in extremely sunny, hot,
and dry situations.
Remove the decorative foil
wrapper from the plant's con-
tainer. The poinsettias will need
to be watered periodically. If
the foil wrapper remains on, it
allows water to collect around
the base of the plant, which can
cause root rot. Only water the
plant when the surface of the
soil is dry to the touch. Water
them sufficiently, but not too
much. Most people kill their
poinsettias with too much water.
Remember this plant came from
the tropical desert and is more
tolerant of dry conditions.
If after the holiday season
you want to keep your poinset-
tias, here are a few tips to keep
them healthy and ready to be
planted outside:
*Throughout the winter, keep
the plants somewhat dry and do


not fertilize.
*When spring arrives, cut off
the fading bracts, leaving four
to six inches of the stem.
*Begin fertilizing with a well-
balanced fertilizer.
*Move the plants outdoors to
a partly shady situation.
*After a week or two, plant
the poinsettias in a full-sun lo-
cation.
Poinsettias can be planted in
the landscape. However, along
the Gulf Coast, they will be
killed by a frost. If planted in
a warm microclimate and pro-
tected, you may be able to get
your poinsettias to rebloom.
Poinsettias should be planted
in areas where they receive full
sun most of the day and no arti-
ficial light at night. They should
be planted in well-drained, fer-
tile soils. Poinsettias will not
grow well in wet areas. Fertil-
ization, irrigation, and pruning
are. also essential for the grow-
ing success of your poinsettias.
With proper care, your poin-
settias can provide you with
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cheer.
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can be extended.
The plant was named after
Joel Poinsett who brought poin-
settias to the United States in
1825 from their native Mexico.
Poinsettias are traditionally
grown as potted plants for use
in the home during the holiday
season.
These holiday plants are not
offered exclusively in red any
longer. Available in a wide va-
riety of colors and forms, poin-
settias can be found with red,
pink, white, orange, purple,
and multi-colored bracts.
Their, colorful bracts are
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Liberty County School Board


Nov. 14 regular meeting minutes


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Official minutes from the Liberty County
School Board meeting Nov. 14, 2006
as recorded by the board secretary
The meeting was called to
order by Chairman Kyle Peddie.
Members present at the meet-
ing were Tommy Duggar, Darrel
Hayes, James Flowers, Roger
Reddick, Kyle Peddie and Super-
intendent David Summers.
1. The prayer was offered by
David Summers and the pledge
of allegiance was led by Darrel
Hayes.
2. Gay Lewis recognized two
outstanding LCHS students, Nic
Gregg and Dayna Ramsey, who
were recipients of the Wendy's
Heisman Award.
She also recognized LCHS
student, Melissa Howard, for go-
ing out of her way to be helpful.
3. Motion was made by Red-
dick, seconded by Hayes and
carried unanimously to approve
agenda with emergency items.
4. CONSENT ITEMS
A. Approval of Minutes
-October 10, 2006
*October 23, 2006
B. Payment of Bills for Octo-
ber, 2006
C. Principals Reports for Octo-
ber, 2006
D. Financial Statements for
October, 2006
E. Budget Amendments -
None.
Motion was made by Flowers,
seconded by Duggar and carried
unanimously to approve consent
items with correction being made
in minutes of October 10, 2006.
Correction in second to mo-
tion to hire Carol Flowers chang-
ing second to motion being made
by Hayes instead of Flowers. Also
correction was made in recom-
mendation to hire Christy Baker
as First Grade Teacher changing


Official minutes from the Liberty County
School Board meeting Nov. 21, 2006
as recorded by the board secretary
- The meeting was called to
order by Superintendent David
Summers. Members present at the
meeting were Kyle Peddie, Tommy
Duggar, Darrel Hayes, Roger Red-
dick and James Flowers.

SUPERINTENDENT
David H. Summers
P.O. Box 384
Bristol, Florida 32321
Term Expires: November, 2008

SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS
James E. Flowers
10775 NW Clay Street
Bristol, Florida 32321
Term Expires: November, 2008
District I

Thomas W. Duggar
P.O. Box 205
Bristol, Florida 32321
Term Expires: November, 2010
District II

Darrel L. Hayes
P.O. Box 190
Bristol, Florida 32321
Tern Expires: November, 2010
District III

Brandon Kyle Peddie
22404 NW Highway 20
Hosford, Florida 32334
Term Expires: November, 2010
District IV- .... ,, ,


to First Grade Intern.
5. ACTION ITEMS:
Motion was made by Duggar,
seconded by Reddick and carried
unanimously to approve request
for permission for students to at-
tend Liberty County Adult School
and take the GED upon comple-
tion of prescribed Coursework.
2. Item deleted.
Motion was made by Flowers,
seconded by Reddick and car-
ried unanimously to approve ad-
ditional $50.00 gas allowance for
Greg Solomon due to combining
Transportation and Maintenance
duties.
Motion was made by Hayes,
seconded by Reddick and carried
unanimously to approve Liberty
County School District 2005-06
School Safety and Security Self-
Assessment Report.
5. Item deleted.
6. PERSONNEL
Motion was made by Flowers,-
seconded by Duggar and carried
unanimously to accept letter of in-
tent to enter the DROP Program
and final retirement date to be ef-
fective no later thari October 31,
2011 from Linda Edenfield.
Motion was made by Duggar,
seconded by Hayes and carried
unanimously to approve the fol-
lowing instructors for 2006-07
Hospital/Homebound:
Sara Elder
Heather Peddie
Motion was made by Reddick,
seconded by Flowers and carried
unanimously to approve payment
of CDA supplement for following
employees:
*Mamie Brandon
*Linda Rudd
*Connie Dowdy
Motion was made by Dug-
gar, seconded by Flowers and


Roger W. Reddick
P.O. Box 491
Hosford, Florida 32334
Term Expires: November, 2010
District V

The newly elected School
Board Members, Kyle Peddie,
Darrel Hayes and Roger Red-
dick, were sworn in by Judge Ken
Hosford.
1. The prayer was offered by
Ken Hosford and the pledge of
allegiance was led by Johnny Eu-
banks.
2. Motion was made by Red-
dick, seconded by Duggar and
carried unanimously to appoint
Kyle Peddie as School Board
Chairman and Darrel Hayes as
Vice Chairman.
3. Motion was made by Dug-
gar, seconded by Hayes and car-
ried unanimously to adopt the
agenda.
4. ACTION ITEMS
1. Motion was made by Red-
dick, seconded by Flowers and
carried unanimously to set the
Liberty County Education and
Administrative Center on the sec-
ond Tuesday of each month at
5:00 p.m. as the time and place
for regular Board meetings.
2. Motion was made by Red-
dick, seconded by Flowers and
carried unanimously to select
Superior Bank as the Official De-


carried unanimously to approve
recommendation of Judy Sexton
as Child Care Worker beginning
November 6, 2006.
7. OLD BUSINESS
Reddick asked about the
status of AC at Hosford School.
Solomon brought the board up to
date on the progress of that proj-
ect.
8. Superintendent Summers
informed the Board of the two
proposed housing developments
up for consideration in' Liberty
County. He told the Board that
the County Commissioners were
having a meeting on November
21, 2006 to consider these hous-
ing developments and that he
would post notice of a Joint Meet-
ing with them at that time.
Solomon mentioned the con-
cern for transportation of PK stu-
dents next year due to the new
requirements for child restraint of
PK students.
EMERGENCY ITEMS:
Motion was made by Flowers,
seconded by Hayes and carried
unanimously to accept letter of
resignation from Tina O'Bryan
as lunchroom worker at Hosford
School effective October 31,
2006.
Motion was made by Duggar,
seconded by Reddick and carried
unanimously to approve Board
Resolution to Amend Section 457
Deferred Compensation Plan ef-
fective November 15, 2006
Motion was made by Hayes,
seconded by Duggar and carried
unanimously to approve 2006-08
School Health Plan for Liberty
County.
Motion was made by Flow-
ers, seconded by Hayes and car-
ried unanimously to adjourn.the
meeting.


pository for 2006-07.
Motion was made by Reddick,
seconded by Flowers and car-
ried unanimously to approve Ex-
penditures Statement Format for
2006-07.
4. Motion was made by Red-
dick, seconded by -Flowers and
carried unanimously to approve
revised School Board Member
and Superintendent salaries.
Motion was made by Flow-
ers, seconded by Hayes and car-
ried unanimously to adjourn the
meeting.
David H. Summers,
Superintendent
Kyle Peddie, Chairman


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TUESDAY, JAN. 16, 2007, 7 P.M.
The Liberty County Board of County Commission-
ers will have a public hearing and special meeting
on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007 at 7 p.m. in the courtroom
of the courthouse.
The purpose of the meeting is as follows:
1. Public Hearing on discussion of possible pur-
chase of Weaver property.
Florida Statute 125.001 requires that due public no-
tice be given, of all regular and special meetings of the
Board of County Commissioners of a County in the
State of Florida. Florida Statute 286.0105 requires
that notices of any meeting or hearing, if notice of a
meeting or hearing is required, must include the fol-
lowing language, "if a person decides to appeal any
decision made by the board, agency or commission
with respect to any matter considered at such meeting
or hearing, he will need a record of the proceedings,
and that, for such. purpose, he may need to insure that
a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which
record includes testimony and evidence upon which
the appeal is to be based.
Robert Hill, Clerk of Court


Nov. 21 organizational meeting minutes

of the Liberty County School Board






.. DECEMBER 20, 2006 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 29


Dear Santa,
Can I have a trampoline, a Nintendo Wii and
a cat holding purse for Christmas please?
I think I deserve these gifts because I do
. all of my chores at home and I'm mostly
good all year.
Merry Christmas,
Clary Bateman

DearSanta,
The first thing I want for Christmas is for
Rayana's brother to come home because she
really misses him and he is all the way in
Missouri.
The second thing I want is for all the peo-
ple in the world to have money.
The last thing I would want is to wish ev-
eryone a Merry Christmas.
I feel I deserve these gifts because I have
helped my friends and have been a nice
girl.
Love,
Alexis Searfoss

Dear Santa,
I would love it if you could give me these
three. gifts. The first one is a Bratz 'video
now. I deserve this gift because I've been re-
ally good.
The second thing is some Bratz dolls to play
with. I, deserve this gift because I worked so
hard for it.
The third thing is for you to give the less
fortunate their needs and wants. They have
every right to have those gifts.
Merry Christmas,
Love Alysia Almaya

Dear Santa,
I want a poster of Jessica Simpson, a post-
er of Brittney Spears and a skateboard. I
deserve these gifts because I am nice and
smart. Love

Phillip Maretta


Dear Santa...

Slade Geiger's fourth graders at
WR. .Tolar school in Bristol share their
Christmas lists with Journal readers.
\~~~~~ '* *


Dear Santa, Dear Santa,
All I want for Christmas is my brother to I need one million dollars to get my sis-
come home -because I love him and he loves ters back home with us and to give my mom
me back! He always sends my family let- money for Christmas presents. I need fam-
ters. ily pictures so that when I die, I can give it
The second thing I want for Christmas is -to my daughters to pass on through genera-
for poor people to have food and money. So, tions.
they'll never have to work that hard. For The last thing I want for Christmas is
people who want something really badly, three cases of false teeth for my uncle and
they can have it. for my two great-grandparents.
The last thing 1 wantt for Christmas is my Crystal Lemieux
Grandma Nancy to get well, because I re-
ally care about my grandma. She just had Dear Santa,
surgery. On Christmas I wish I could get a new
Well, I wish everyone a-Merry Christmas. bike. The second thing I want is an XBox
Love ya, 360. Lastly, I would like a remote control.


Rayana Hogans


Dear Santa,
For Christmas I would like lots of stuffed
animals. One of those animals is a white
puppy. The second one is a red cardinal and
last but not least avery big white teddy.
The reason I deserve these is because they
are so cute.
Lerelle McGlockton

Dear Santa,
The first thing I would like is an air soft-
ner that looks like a :pistol, with two clips
and a box of Beebe's.
The second thing I would like is a catcher's
mitt for baseball. Also, I would like some leg
pads, a chest pad and a helmet.
The third thing I would like is a poster of
Jessica Simpson..
The reason I think I deserve these pres-
ents is because I have tried to catch up on
my reading and class-work. I am trying to
make AB honor roll. Most important I want
to make mom and dad proud of me.
. a.- .. ,- Christopher- Lynn -


I think I deserve these because I help my
friends and family.,
Andrew Alvarado

Dear Santa,
I hope I can get Bratz Diamond RC Cruiser
and a harvest moon another wonderful life
and melody time. Also, I would like a Bratz
Diamond hair styling and make up set. Can
I also have a habitat dome, crystal growing
kit and a trop tank? I feel I deserve" these
presents because I did good in school and
helped my mom.
Love,
Danielle Owens

Dear Santa,
I have been Waiting to get a play station
3 all year long. I also would like a new bike
that is cool like other people's have because
my old one is all rusty. The' third thing I
would like is a play station portable. I de-
serve these gifts because I made good grades
in school and have helped my dad.
Love,
.-- Levi.Partridge


Dear Santa,
I want a rocket that flies and the second
thing I want is a sky car. The last thing I
want is a remote control truck. The reason I
deserve them is I have been nice.
River

DearSanta,
The three things that I want for Christmas
are a mini Christmas tree, to be a faster
runner and last but not least, a bow and ar-
row. I have been good to everyone and have
worked hard on my school work.
Matthew McGhee

Dear Santa,
What I would like for Christmas is a dirt
bike, a three wheeler and a Nintendo DS
game "That So Raven.'
That is what I want for Christmas. I have
been good all year.
Love,
Savannah Owens

Dear Santa,
If you come to town I hope you can bring
me three things.
The first thing I want is a PlayStation 3.
Secondly, I think I would like a remote con-
trol snoop dog car.
Last but not least I want an XBox 360.
I deserve these gifts because I have made
good grades and i am a nice boy.
Andres Mendez

Dear Santa,
This is Tyler. I want to tell you what I
would like for Christmas.
OK, I want a Playstation portable and I
wan tan Xbox 360 and last but not least I
want a PlayStation 3.
I have been a good boy all year long.
I almost forgot please give all the poor
kids in the world some toys. They will thank
you for as long as they live.
Tyler Owens

Dear Santa,
I would like a PlayStation 2 for Christmas.
The next thing I would like is a video game
called 'Bully. The last thing I would want. for
Christmas is a poster of Eminem.
I feel I deserve these gifts because I have
helped others and been a nice girl.
Love,
Mary Baskins

Dear Santa,
I need an airplane that's called a war hog
so I'll leave my parents alone so they can
have some peace. I think I deserve this so I
can share it with my friends.
Jarrett Bennett

Dear Santa,
I hope you bring me every thing I ask for
like a riffle. This is because I would like to
practice my shooting. Next I would like a
new game boy, because my other one broke.
The last thing I want is a PlayStation 2, be-
cause I have never had one and I think it
would be fun.
I think I deserve these toys because I have
done well in school and been nice to every-
one.
Ryan Rogers

Dear Santa,
The three things that I want this Christ-
mas are a RoboRapter toy, RoboGuy toy and
a sky hog airplane. The reasons why I need
these things are they are big and fun to play
with.
I feel I deserve these because I help out
with my family and I make good grades.
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died Monday, Dec. 18, 2006 a her home, sur-
rounded by her family and friends. She was
born on July 6, 1933 in Benton, IL and had
lived in New Lenox, IL for 52 years before
moving to Blountstown in 2004. She was re-
tired from real estate after 22 years of service
in 1977.
She was preceded in death by her husband,
Billy Floyd Schram in 2004, her parents,
Raymond and Ollie (Crawford) Burlison;
three sisters, Melba Wilson, Opal Curdosi,
Josephine Burlison; and two brothers, Eugene
Burlison and James Burlison.
Survivors include a son, Mark Schram
and wife, Nancy of Diamond, IL; a daughter,
Gaye Terry and husband, Eugene of Blount-
stown; three brothers, Odell Burlison and
Jack and Judy Burlison, all of Joliet, IL and
David Burlison of Naperville, IL; three sisters,
Mary Webbe and Velva Williams, both of St.


Louise MO and Francis Hammond of Joliet;
three grandchildren, Ted Schram and Lynette
Schram, both of West Plains, MO, and Crystal
Belle Terry of Crawfordville; three great-
grandchildren, Laura Lei and Michael, both
of West Plains, and Trinity Belle of Craw-
fordville; and a devoted caregiver and friend,
Amy Blackburn.
The family will receive friends Wednesday,
Dec. 20 from noon until service time at 1:30
p.m. (CT).
Services will be held Wednesday, Dec. 20,
2006 at 1:30 p.m. (CT) at Blountstown First
Assembly of God Church with Rev. Charles
Royals officiating.
The family will accept flowers but anyone
wishing may make contributions to Covenant
Hospice at 4440 Lafayette St., Marianna, FL
32446 or to the St. Jude Children's Hospital at
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in
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.... .. .. .... .... .. DECEMBER 20,2006 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 31


KISS participants attend annual banquet

put on by Calhoun Sheriff's Department
Members of the Calhoun County Sheriff's Department gathered last week to host their annual
banquet honoring some special people the community's senior citizen population. These
citizens take part in the department's Keeping Independent Seniors Safe program, known as
KISS. Each deputy is assigned several seniors to keep in touch with and they drop by their
homes regularly to make sure they're doing well. The program creates a strong link the sheriff's
department and citizens they might not normally see during their routine duties. ABOVE:
Calhoun County Sheriff David Tatum greets EIna Stewart at the Dec. 12 banquet, held at the W.T.
Neal Civic Center. BELOW LEFT: Deputy Randy McCroan shows a KISS participant to her
seat. BELOW CENTER: Investigator Michael Bryant slices and serves a tasty dessert. RIGHT:
Eda Mae Baker was filled with the holiday spirit and entered singing a Christmas carol.

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a robe for his body.
Cierra Brown

A blue baby blanket.
Dalena Doty

Happeyness. Jessie Pitts'

Clotes, shoes, toys, and
sheets. Jessie West


it was from my -mom
and it said "I love
you." Jessie West

My favorite tree orna-
ments is a ballerina,
it has a pink suit, and
blonde hair.
-Sarah Davis

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tion. Shae Hall

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glitter on it. Very pret-
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Jessie Lock


A little white robe.
Shae Iall

The gift of happyness.
-Wyatt Ratliff

Describe your
favorite Christmas
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It is very sprechl.
Savannah Taylor

The angel at the top.
Jake Woodham

Shiny, glittery, big, cir-
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Name THREE GIFTS
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A X-box 360, call
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Joey Page

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Savannah Taylor

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dog. Joey Page


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Because I am sweet.
-Ronnie Smith

I have ben nice.
Nikki Wise

I need something to do.
Dalena Doty

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NOTICE
The regularly scheduled Liberty County School
Board meeting dated for January, 2007 has been
changed from Jan. 9, 2007 at 5 p.m. to Jan. 16,
2007 at 5 p.m.


S CHRISTMAS...Is In The Air!
It's just days before Christmas and all through the
'town, we see happy people; not even one frown.
It's great to see folks who show so much care for their
friends and their neighbors today it's so rare.
So we'd.like to thank you this time-of the year for all of
the memories we hold so dear.
As customers, as neighbors, you all mean so much to
us, your community and all whom you touch.
HAVE A WONDERFUL HOLIDAY!









Liberty County Courthouse
Robert Hill, Clerk of Court
We will be closed Christmas, Monday, Dec. 25
and New Year's Monday, Jan. 1


How do you decorate your Holiday Thoughts
house for Christmas?


We put lights up but
not every year and our
Christmas tree we put all
kinds of ornaments on
it. -Jose Lao,.,
We put up a Christmos
tree. The Christmas tree
has lights and ornaments
on it. I put candy canes
on it. -Flint Walker
First we decorate a tree
with lights and all kinds of
ornaments then we put
up icecycle lights out-
side. -Ryan Willis
I decorate it with bright
colorful lights that go all


from
Samantha Newsome's
fourth grade class at
W.R. Tolar School


around the outside of the
house. -Stevie Jo Jackson
We put up lights, a
Christmas tree with lights
ornaments and a star a
blow up snowman and
a blow up Santa we put


up light one our window.
-Hdlly Banks
Very bright butyful col-
orful and I'm goin to put
reindeer and Santa on
the roof going down the
chemthey. We have a
fence the deer are find
over the fence and a big
Santa in the yard.
-Austin Boyd
With snowmans, deer
lots of them, Sante on
top of my roof, the Mexi-
can flag that says Merry
Christmas. -Nanci Rangel
I don't decorate the
outside but I do decorate
the inside. -Ryan Ramer

I put up ortaments, and
lights, and a tree.
-Matthew Campell
See HOLIDAY
THOUGHTS
on page 40


"For unto us a child is born" Isaiah 9:6
To my Patients and Friends,
Warm Christmas greetings from Blountstown! As we pre-
pare to celebrate the birth of the Christ child, God's greatest
gift to us, may we find a moment away from the hustle and
bustle of holiday shopping and wrapping, to get alone and
present the Lord with a" love gift" of our time. Time to be still
and know that He is God. Time to reflect on the valleys He's
brought us through this year; the mountain tops some have
experienced, and to thank Him for His grace and mercies
that are new each morning. I believe this expression of our
love would please Him more than anything we could give.
He is worthy of our praise and thanksgiving and ... our time.
After all, it is "JESUS' birthday".
We wish you and your loved ones a Merry
Christmas and every blessing in the New Year.
Dr. and Mrs. Edewaard, & Staff

Dr. Barry Edewaard
17521 MAIN ST. N Blount-
stown PHONE 674-2020
, Celebrating our 26th year-many thanks to you


The libertv County

Sheriff's Department I

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Dickens Coca-Cola village, new,
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Sports cards, assorted, worth
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8" x 8" concrete block, 50 cent
each; red brick for flower bed edg-
ing, 50 cent each. Call 639-4237.
12-20, 12-27

Graco 5000 airless paint sprayer,
5 hp Honda engine, lines and guns,
paid $4,000 new, asking $900. Call
762-9305. 12-20, 12-27


Complete Gold's Gym
with pulley, get in shape f
year, $100; VCR, $20; I
camcorder, $100. Call 6


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Wedding dress, beautiful, size 22,
soft ivory color, beads, pearls and
some sequins, paid $600 at Jim
Massey's in Dothan, asking $250.
.Call 643-1300. 12-13,12-20





Climbing treestand, 01' Man
Grand, multi-vision, never used, still
in box, paid $280, asking $200. Call
643-1164. 12-20,12-27

Pearson compound bow, camou-
flage, bought this season, comes
with sling, four carbon arrows,
additional sights and arrow rests,
$225. Call .643-8998:


12-20,12-27


9 x 18 Makarov automatic pistol,
similar 8mm, new, never been fired,
weight set $200; Ruger Super. Black Hawk 44
for the new magnum, 200 year American Lib-
ightweight erty collector pistol, large grip, fired
43-2612. about50 times, perfect condition,
12-13, 1220 protective case, also older holster
ammo belt, $300. Call 762-9305.
199-2n 12-97


41/2' pre-lit Christmas tree; large
assortment of candles and Christ-
mas decorations. Call 379-3973 or
674-197B for appointment.12-13,12-20

Welder, $100. Call 379-3525.
12-13.12-20

Tarp with frame, 24' x 72', very
good condition, $1,200. Call 674-
4605:. 12-13,12-20

Kerosene heater, never used, paid
$250, asking $125. Call 674-3264.
12-13,.12-20-

Full-size deer skin, has picture
of buck stencilled on; it, $75. Call
674-5122. 12-13,.12-20





- Don't wait for
, tax time, come
S on in and get
pre-approved.
S Get a jump on
S the new year.
S100o% financing

- Sil's Home

Center
(850) 482-2880
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Switchback bow, Mathews So-
locam, fully decked out, $550. Call
762-8439. 12-13,12-20





Whitney piano. For more informa-
tion call 674-4029. 12-20,12-27

Acoustic guitar with soft- case,
like new,-only six months old, $115.
Call 643-1164. 12-20,12-27


Piano, $400 or best offer. Call 674-
5678. 12-20,12-27


LAND/HOME"

PACKAGES
for as

little as


1699/mo.

Sil's Home

Center
(850)482-2880


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CAPITAL CORPORATION"

Jimmy Wright, Local Representative

15922 NW SR 20 Bristol
Call (850) 926-6166 office or (850) 556-2963 cell
Office: 3295 Crawfordville H.wv. Suite B-1 Crawfordville
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Wuhlitzer console piano, model
2745, light oak finish, $1,500. Call
674-4605. 12-13, 12-20
Yamaha electric keyboard, por-
table, all the bells and whistles, $75.
Call 674-5122. 12-13,12-20



Sony 19" colorTV, $25. Call-643-
9743. 12-20,12-27

Three 12" Orion speakers, two
amps and crossover, will sell to-
gether or separate. Call Charles at
379-8973 for more information.
12-20,12-27

Playstation with controller and
games, $25. Call 674-1919.
12-13, 12-20

Dell Computer, comes with tower,


monitor, keyboard and mouse,
.$250. Call 643-9743. 12-13,12-20



Children's Jumperoo trampoline,
almost new, $25. Call 674-1919.
12-13, 12-20

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30"Whirlp6ol electric stove, good
shape, $125. Call 643-3373.
12-20, 12-27


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down

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you in a

new home

Sil's Home

Center

(850)482-2880
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IWeek of Dec. 24 to Dec. 30
ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20
Do you feel like disaster in store?
W You've had feelings like this be-
H fore and nothing ever came of it,.
& Aries. Don't worry this time ei-
ther; everything will work out.
TAURUS Apr 21/May 21
O A coworker has been making.
comments -under- his/her breath.
It might not be something you're'
doing wrong. This person may
just feel, left 'out. So keep it. in
mind.
GEMINI.- May 22/Jun 21
Stop-wasting time trying to get
Others to do what they are re-
ally not interested in, Gemini. It
could be that you have misplaced
feelings or uilt ihai .ire compel-
ling you. .. A
CANCER Jun 22/Jul22
It's impossible to tackle every-
thing on your. to-do list at once..
Make a list of everything you
need to get done and then take
Sbaby steps toward accomplish-.
ing it.
LEO Jul 23/Aug 23
f y.:u'it cui' ed.ii n La struggle.


717-3333 by noon
run FREE for 2 weeks.

12 gallon electric water heater,
new element, excellent condition,
best offer. Call 639-4237. 12-20,12-27

Ionic Breeze air purifier, $299
at Sharper Image, $125 firm. Call
643-4034. 12-13, 12-20

Countertop convection oven,
$50. Call 643-4034. 12-13, 12-20

Oreck upright vacuum cleaner,
paid $299, two speed, weighs
only eight-lbs., $125 firm. Call 643-
4034. 12-13.12-20


Three piece living room set, large
floral sofa, loveseat. and oversized
recliner, excellent condition, $150
for all; full-sized bed with box spring
and new Sealy mattress, matching
bedside nightstand, dresser, mirror
and lamp, $200 for all. Call 643-
8219. 12-20, 12-27

Small 'cabinets, best offer. Call
674-3264 for more information.
12-20, 12-27

Sofa and loveseat, multi earth
tones, good condition, $125 or best
offer. Call 643-2199.- 12-20,12-27

Executive office desk, nice, $100.
Call 674-4605. 12-13,12-20


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this week with an equally matched op-
ponent, Leo, think about coming to a
compromise rather than firing a no-win
situation.
VIRGO -Aug 24/Sept 22
This week you should lighten up, Virgo.
Interject, some silly moments within the
serious ones and your mood will instant-
ly be improved. Others will enjoy the
change, too.
LIBRA Sept 23/Oct 23
Old habits can be keeping you back from
what you really want to enjoy, Libra.
Cast aside those habits and try some new
things. You just may be surprised how
good it feels.
SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22
The stars hand you a chance for some
introspection this week, Scorpio. Look
deep inside to discover what makes you
tick. Then live for the moment.
SAGITTARIUS Nov 23/Dec 21
You may want to tone down your out-
gowing tendencies and be a bit more
conservative this week, Sagittarius. This
comes in especially handy on the busi-
ness front. -
CAPRICORN Dec 22/Jan 20
Use the power of flatter this week to get
,.,i .]1 lI .12 ,.'.i. iclC I, .- .-ui eyeson,


M &W Self
Storage Rentals
7 days a week service
5' x 10' ......... $20
10'x 10'..........$35
10' x 20' ......... $70
10'x 25' ......... 90
NO DEPOSIT
Call 762-9555, 762-8807
or 762-8597


Stump grinding

Reasonable rates
Free estimates

Call
Chris Nissley
674-8081 or
643-8561 (Cell)


FOR RENT
In Bristol
Mobile home-lots
3 bedroom mobile home
3 bedroom/1 1/2 bath home
In Blountstown
1,000 sq. ft. commercial building
*One-room efficiency with utilities
included 2BR/1 1/2BA house
across from the Piggly Wiggly
Phone 643-7740

William's Home
Improvements
"No Job Too Big or Small"
Licensed & Insured. ,:,r-:rir ric' r & r. f
Concrete work, 3rni:3p .-
pressure cleaniriQ /n,'.g K
renovations, seraen-.-: z ..___
gutter, painting, nyl,
& screen enclotule 2
FOR FREE ESTIMATES .
Call 674-8092



L OK

1,2 & 3 Bedroom
Apartments,
"The Best Place to Live"
Rental Assistance



Call (850) 674-4202
1.6978 NW Mayo-Streel,
Btountstown, FL 32424.
TDD/TTY 711.
EQU-AL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY


Capricorn. Whether it's a promotion
or a gift from your sweetie, lay on the
compliments.
AQUARIUS Jan 21/Feb 18
Narrow-mindedness will not get you
anywhere, so don't be stubborn in
your viewpoints. Listen and accept
what others say may have some valid-
ity to it.
PISCES Feb 19/Mar 20
- Now that the holiday, rush is about
through, it's time to reign in expenses,
Pisces. Keep the credit cards locked
up for a while.
FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS
DECEMBER 24
.Ryan Seacrest, TV Personality (32)
DECEMBER 25
Rickey Henderson, Athlete (48)
DECEMBER 26
Jared Leto, Actor (35)
DECEMBER 27
Bill Goldberg, Pro Wrestler (40)
DECEMBER28
Denzel Washington, Actor (52)
DECEMBER 29
Jude Law, Actor (34)
DECEMBER 30
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DECEMBER 20,2006 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 35


UNDER CONSTRUCTION
3BR/2BA house, 1,210 sq.
ft., vinyl siding, laminate
and carpet flooring on 1/2
acre lot on Black Bottom
Rd., approximately 6 miles
south of Altha. $130,000
Call (850) 899-0269
or 674-7138.


AUCTION
Wishing everybody a
Merry Christmas.
The auction is closed
for January, but will
reopen the first
Saturday in February.
Col. James W. Copeland
18098 NW County Rd. 12
Phone: 643-7740
AB1226 AU0001722



SATURDAY NOON
is the latest we can
ACCEPT classified
for the follow-
ing week's Journal.
Please be sure to call
643-3333, fax 643-
3334 or email your
information to the-
journal@gtcom.net
by then. Thanks!


II

r WANTED:

to buy

Real Estate

10 to 1,000 acres,

reasonably priced.

Immediate closing.

Call

(850) 544-5441

\ or 850-899-7700




Queen Pillow-Top Chiro
Rest Mattress Set. New in
plastic with warranty.
$129.850-222-9879

NEW Queen Orthopedic
Pillowtop Mattress Set in
Sealed Plastic, Warranty.
$299, Can Deliver. 850-
222-9879

LEATHER SOFA &
LOVESEAT. NEW, lifetime
warranty, sacrifice $795.
(delivery available). (850)
425-8374

DINING ROOM Beautiful
cherry table, 2 arm & 4 side
chairs, lighted china
cabinet. Brand new in
boxes, can deliver. Must -
move, $799.850-545-7112


Additional runs of the same ad (more than 2 weeks) are $2 per
week and must be paid in advance. We do not bill for classified.


Small sofa, smallerthan a loveseat,
$20. Call 674-3264. 12-13,12-20
5' Dinette set, brass and glass,
four chairs, rattan backs, $120. Call
379-8171. 12-13,12-20
Dinette suite, comes with papasan
chair and bar stools, made of bam-
boo, $300. Call 762-8445.12-13,12-20



1998 Toyota 4Runner Limited,
loaded, 150, 000 miles, $9,500 or
best offer. Call 643-6153 or 643-
5582. 12-20, 12-27

1997 Nissan Sentra XE, green,
160,000 miles, runs great, four
door, good A/C and heat, new tires,
AM/FM/CD player, tinted windows,
$2,500. Call 237-6554 days or 762-
3724 evening. 12-20,12-27

1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse, 83,000
miles, sun roof,. $4,000. Call 674-
5391. 12-20,12-27

1997 Chevy Astro van, runs good,
$450. Call 674-5678. 12-20,12-27

1993 Chrysler Imperial, four door.
Call 674-8269 for more informa-
tion. 12-20, 12-27
1987Toyota pickup, 4WD, $2,000
or best offer. Call 762-8326.
12-20, 12-27


I


1990 Toyota Corolla, runs good,
37 mpg, good tires, $1,200. Call
674-8437. 12-20,12-27

1989 Chevy Corsica, automatic,
139,000 original miles, CD player,
$500 or best offer; 1991 Saturn
car, four cylinder, automatic, $900
or best offer. Call 643-2909, leave
message. 12-20, 12-27

1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse, green,
A/C, automatic, recent motor put
in, $3,500 or best offer. Call 643-
3655. 12-20, 12-27

2000 Honda Civic DX coupe, five
speed manual transmission, wing
with LED tail light, new chrome
Euro tail lights, great on gas, ask-
ing $7,000 or best offer. Call 643-
7357. 12-13, 12-20

1995 Chevy Z71, extended cab,
4WD, 350 automatic, 33 x 1250
tires on 10" wheels, $3,500 firm.
Call 643-6670. 12-13,12-20

1999 Jeep Cherokee Laredo,
4WD, new tires and battery, runs
great, all electric, good A/C and
heater, cruise control, $4,500 or
best offer; 1990 Ford Ranger with
camper shell, 49,000 miles, $3,000
cash. Call 762-8459 or 272-6836.
12-13, 12-20

1997 Dodge Ram 1500, long bed,
extended cab, upgraded towing
package, great shape, $4,100 or
best offer. Call 762-4849. 12-13,12-20

1963 Galaxy 500, four door, red and
white, great interior, needs motor,
great project car, will sell or trade,
make offer; 1986 Buick Century, four
door, decent paint, great interior,
needs mechanical work, will sell
or parts for sale, make offer. Call
762-35Q6. 12-13,12-20

1983 Mazda truck, $500 or best of-
fer. Call 674-4605. 12-13, 12-20


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-BRISTOL-Approx. 1,700 sq. ft.,
3 bedrooms & 2 bath, full brick,

recently painted, new hardwood
floors and carpet, vaulted ceil-
ings with one acre located on
Hoecake Rd.

Asking $195,000
This information is believed to be correct but is not guaranteed.
0%0 FOR APPOINTMENT CALL
643-8900


Michael Richter
Real Estate Agent


UFN r


1997 Dodge truck, extra cab, new
paint job, new tires, good condition,
power steering, power brakes,
cruise control, tilt steering, A/C,
automatic, tool box, mechanically
sound. Asking $6,000. Call 899-
0269. 12-27T. 1-17

1999 Ford Ranger, power steer-
ing, power brakes, cruise control,
tilt steering, A/C, automatic, long
wheel base, tool box, good condi-
tion, $3,500. Call 899-0269.
12-27T. 1-17

AUTOMOTIVE ACCESSORIES
Car stereo speakers, two Visionic,
12" Visionic pre-fabricated box,
excellent condition, one year old,
$100. Call 643-8998. 12-20,12-27

Tires and rims, 16 x 10 for Ford
F-150, four BF Goodrich All-Terrain
tires, used four MD Motoring rims,
$650. Call Clint at 524-9101.
12-20, 12-27

2006 Easy Haul enclosed trailer, 7
x 14, side door, tandem axle, brand
new, less than 1.0 miles on tires,
$3,500 firm. Call 643-2909, leave
message. 12-20,12-27

Toolbox, fits stepside, 54" two door
with keys, $75 or best offer. Call
556-9524. 12-20, 12-27
Four tires, 235/16 and rims, fits
GMC pickup, like new, $300 Call
379-3525. 12-13, 12-20


2003 Honda XR80R dirtbike,
excellent condition, rode less than
10 hours, $1,000. Call 762-2470.
12-20, 12-27

2002 Kawasaki Ninja, 7,000 miles,
new tires, yellow, purple and sil-
ver, comes with matching helmet,
$1,700. Call 674-1740. 12-20, 12-27

1988 Honda Shadow 1100, black,
leather saddlebags, windshield,
cruise control, excellent condition,
clear title, $3,000. Call 379-8920 or
210-6138. 12-20, 12-27

2001 Harley Davidson Fatboy, lots
of extras, custom paint job, excellent
condition, very clean. Call 643-8462
for more information. 12-20, 12-27

2001 Kawasaki Ninja 250, new
tires, garage kept, great bike for a
beginner rider, asking $2,000. Call
643-7357. 12-13,12-20

2005 youth four-wheeler, for ages
six to 10, has not been rode a lot,
new battery, asking $400. Call 643-
7357. 12-13,12-20

1995 Honda Shadow BLX 600.
Call 670-5194. 12-13, 12-20



1995 King of the Road 5th wheel,
refrigerator/freezer, stove, full-size
bed in separate bedroom, fully fur-
nished, lots of kitchen cupboards
and closet space, slide-out din-
ing/living room, more extras, kept
under carport, clean, $16,500. Call
674-7081. 12-20,12-27


14' fiberglass boat, comes with 20
hp Mercury motor and trailer, $500
or best offer. Call 762-2811.
12-20, 12-27

20' Cuddy Cabin, 115 Johnson
motor, galvanized trailer, asking
$2,500. Call 379-3525. 12-13,12-20

20' Pontoon boat and trailer, 115
hp Mercury motor, fish finder, good
condition, ready to go, $4,500 firm.
Call 674-1230. 12-13,12-20



Antique cycle mower, fora Farmall
Cub tractor, $150. Call 643-8219.
12-20, 12-27

Bolens tractor, two cylinder diesel,
comes with mower, box blade, small
set of disks, turning plow, $2,200.
Call 379-8699 or 379-3203.
12-20, 12-27

Farm equipment pieces, disc, field
cultivator, numerous hay equipment,
John Deere 6603 tractor, under500
hours used. Call 762-3342 for more
information. 12-13, 12-20



Found: Beautiful female Boxer,
white with brown, blue collar misses
her home terribly, found in the
Shelton's Corner area. Call 762-
9305. 12-20, 12-27

Found: Small brown young adult
male dog on CR 333, very friendly,
likes attention. Call 643-2166 to
identify and claim. 12-20,12-27

Lost: Beige and white dog, eight
months old, one blue eye and one
brown eye, pie shape blue spot
in brown eye, last seen between
Adams & Peavy Funeral Homes
on Dec. 4. Answers to the name
of "Dixie." Call 643-5111 or 674-
9410. 12-13,12-20

Lost: Hunting dog, black and white,
very skittish, lost around Fox Pen by
Hwy. 274 and Hwy. 73A near Clarks-
ville. Call 762-3196 or 672-8778 if

you spot the dog. 12-13,12-20



Free puppy to good home, seven,
weeks, "---' '- ndwhite,
small CANCELLED-- d, very
sweet and playful. Call 643-8538
daytime or 674-8658 evenings.
12-20,12-27

Male Rat terrier puppy, eight
weeks old, last of litter, pick of litter,
bob tailed with beautiful markings,
mother and father are medium
sized, pure bred dogs, excellent
squirrel dogs, $150. Call 643-
8219. 12-20, 12-27


FOR LEASE
Two bedroom, two bath
townhouse on Gaffney
Loop off of Mission Road
in Tallahassee. Just min-
utes from FSU and TCC.
$750/month. No pets

L Call 643-5337 A


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Yorkshire boar hog, average
weight200 to 220 Ibs.;two sows with,
pigs. Call 674-8517. 12-20, 12-27

Labrador puppies, eight weeks
old, pure bred, first shots, free to
responsible, mature homeowner.
Call 674-2909. 12-20, 12-27

Chainlink dog fence, 4'x5'x7', $50.
Call 379-8973. 12-20, 12-27

Two Bassett hound puppies, $75
each. Money to benefit Calhoun
County Animal Shelter. We also
have an assortment of mixed breed
dogs and puppies and cats and
kittens at .the animal shelter. Call
674-3532. 12-20,12-27

Four black Labrador puppies,
three months old, look pure bred,
free to good home. Please help,
these dogs were dropped off in front
of my home. Call 643-9332.
12-20, 12-27

Four year old mare, comes with
two.horse trailer and 16" Western
saddle, will sacrifice at $700. Call
762-2811. 12-20,12-27

Cute Chihuahua puppy, lightfawn
color, born July 22, purchased
locally, vet checked, up to date
on shots, asking $100. Call 643-
1300. 12-13, 12-20

Game chickens, eight hens and
one rooster, $100. Call 762-9676.
12-13, 12-20

Chihuahua puppies, different
colors, will be ready to go on Dec.
18, just in time for Christmas, six
females, $150 each or two males,
$125 each. Call-674-3011 or 643-
1964. 12-13, 12-20

Dog house, medium sized. Call
643-5268. 12-13,12-20

Registered filly, black and white,
18 months old, $800; paint mount-
ing pony, $600; registered miniature
dwarf horse, 24 inches, $800. Call
762-8445. 12-13, 12-20

Umbrella Cockatoo, seven months
old, handfed and tame, comes with
new cage, $750. Call 379-8220.
12-13, 12-20

Boston Shih tzu, small, available
to good homes only, great with chil-
dren, $175 each. Call 762-8420.


Miniature Pinscher, AKC regis-
tered, red, female, 18 weeks old,
$300; six Labrador mixed puppies,
some black and some tan, $10 each.
Call 762-3723. 12-13, 12-20



Wanted: Anyone that can donate
a stove that is in good condition to
a senior citizen in need. Call 674-
4163. 12-20, 12-27.

Wanted: Guns! Paying cash! Old
or modern. One gun or collection.
Rifles, shotguns, handguns, old
double barrels and military guns.
Call 674-4860. 12-20,12-27

Wanted: Blountstown High School
senior seeking employment. Lawn-
care, child care or pet care. Call
899-0433. 12-20, 12-27

Wanted: Three bedroom, two bath.
mobile home or house to rent to own
in the Bristol area. Have steady in-
come. Call 643-4393. 12-13,12-20'

Wanted: Retired teacher to tutor
adult. Call 674-3403. 12-13,12-20

Wanted: Truckfor parts orjust parts
fora GMC pickup truck, year models.
1967 to 1972. Call 643-5241 day or
643-5906 night. 12-13,12-20

Wanted: Someone interested in
antiques to buy or trade with. Call
674-3264. 12-13,12-20

Wanted: Christmas ornaments.
Call 674-3264. 12-13,12-20

Wanted: A videotaped copy of the
Blountstown High'School Christmas
play "For Unto Ya'll" that was held
on Dec. 7. Call 899-0433, leave
message: 12-13, 12-20

Wanted: Motivational speaking
cassette on CD series; back issues
of Happiness magazine; CDs for
trade. Call 643-4034. 12-13,12-20

Wanted: Junk cars and trucks, any
condition, we pay cash. Call 762-
8459 or 272-6836 cell. 11-8T.1-10

Wanted: Will buy junk cars and


will move, any condition. Call 762-
8589. 7-5T. 12-27



15 acres on Hwy. 71 frontage,
10 in pines, five wooded, 2.5 miles
north of Altha, good homesite or
development potential, $125,000
cash or$25,000 cashownerfinance
$100,000 at 5.75%for30years with
approved credit. Call 762-3276.
12-20,/1-10

4.73 acres in Suncrest Estates,
off Hwy. 71 South in Marianna,'
300 ft. paved highway frontage with
culvert, cleared, quiet country living,
some restrictions but mobile homes
are okay, $60,000. Call 526-3108.
12-20,12-27

1/2 Acre lot on Circle Lane, off
Black Bottom Road, approximately
six miles south of Altha, $15,000.
Call 899-0269 or 674-7138.
12-13,12-20

House with garage in Bristol,
three bedroom, two bath, 1,900 sq.
ft., hardwood floors, living room and
den on one acre of land, 12' x 20'
metal shed with awnings on both
sides, fenced back yard, new metal
roof, great location in town on Hwy.
12 South, close to all schools. Call
643-5957 after 6 p.m. (ET) for an
appointment. 12-13,12-20
Five acres in NW Calhoun Co., on
private road, $3,000 an.acre. Call
762-9533. 12-13, 12-20
5.5 acres hunter's dream, seclud-
ed, within Apalachicola National
Forest, Vilas Community; 14' x 65'
Fleetwood mobile home, two bed-
room, central heat and air, 12' x 24'
den addition, two dog pens, young
Satsuma trees, grape vines, plum
trees, four acres, 15 year old pines,
1/2 acre garden plot, 8' x 16' shed.
Call 379-3536 in the evenings from
6 to 10 p.m. 12-20, 12-27


Thank You For Your Business
In a time when everything changes so quickly, it's good to know we
can count on the goodwill of our neighbors and friends. For your
continued patronage we are undeniably grateful, and wish you
and your family the best holiday season, ever!



BLOUNTSTOWN

SMALL ENGINE, INC.
16766 SW Chipola Road, Blountstown
6 .674-5507


El-





-Merry

Christmas

and Happy

Holidays

to all


Christmas time is coming fast so hang
a wreath upon your door.
We hoye that our best wishes last throughout the
season andcforever more.
Happy holidays! You're always welcome here.

TOWN & COUNTRY REALTY

OF BLOUNTSTOWN
20120 Central Ave. West, Blountstown, FL 32424
Ronald W. Wood, Broker
Phone 674-4629
Call me for experienced and honest representation.


Tatum's Hardware
No matter what the occasion, good friends always come in
handy. At this very special time of year,
we thank you all for being ours.

We will be closed Dec. 25 & 26, and Jan. 1.
H wy. 20 W e t iP O E 7 -4i


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DECEMBER 20,'2006THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 37


WANTED

Experienced
Diesel Mechanic

Excellent benefits,
paid insurance,
uniforms and
vacation.

Please call
(850) 379-8341.


JOB OPPO

Parthenon Healthcarc
seeking an ENVIRONMENTAL
to join our team. The qualified
plan, organize, develop and dir
the Housekeeping and laundry
with current federal, state and
fied applicant must possess e)
and written skills and be a tearr

Applicants shoL
Parthenon Healthcar
17884 NE Crozier St., BloL
Renee Hamilton, Administ


Chartwells School
Job Oppo
Chartwells School Dining Ser
tions for the following position:
Kitchen Cook at W
Terms of Employment: 10 Mo
Salary: Please inquire when ap
Position Requirements: Know
large quantity cooking, must b
good leadership skills
Applications are available at
fice- 16651 SE River St.
Questions concerning the pc
Charelle M. Murray, Direc
Employment opportunities are o
religion, sex, age, national origli
DRUG FREE WORKPLACE E


Help Wanted
FIUL I -TIME


Aggregates DELIVERY DRIVER ..... .**, .
...seeking a full-time CDL required :
dependable Equipment Great pay & benefits
Operator/laborer. Apply in person at ..
Competitive pay with Strickland's '% ::'
benefits. Located ...' ,
13 miles north of Located on Hwy. 20 in Bristol
Carrabelle on Hwy. 67.
Please stop by to One Stop Career Center
fill out an application 16908 NE Pear St. Suile 2.
or call (850) 697-4669. Blonsto Phone (850) 674-5088 '
The following positions are' ,
available: Construction Trades '
Helper, Janitorial, Dietetic ,. '
Technician, Construction
RTUNITY Worker,cOffice Clerk, Food Jara Whitworth was one of the many helpful elves who took c,
Service Worker, Office Production wrapping a truckload of gifts that were handed out Tuesday night
Manager, Truck Driver. annual Christmas for the Kids event sponsored by the Calhoun C
e of Blountstown is ServiceChipolanageWorkforce Board UFN Sheriff's Department. TONY SHOEMAKE PH
L SERVICES DIRECTOR
applicant must be able to
rect the overall operation of DENTAL HYGIENIST -
departments in accordance From our family at
local standards. The quali- Busy dental office '
excellent organizational, oral has an immediate Lindy's Fried Chicken
n player. opening for a registered we would like to wish
DENTAL HYGIENIST. you and your family a
uld apply at: Must have current you family
re of Blountstown Florida license and safe and happy holiday.
untstown, FL or contact | be certified in CPR. We will be closed
rator at (850) 674-5464 Z Good salary and benefits. Sunday Dec. 24

Apply in person at: thru Tuesday, Dec. 26.
Dining Services 17338 Main St. North We will reopen on
rtunity Blountstown, FL Wednesday Dec. 27
or call Katrina at Wednesday, Dec. 27.
vices is accepting applica- (850) 674-4124. 1227

Linady's
.R. Tolar School Chartwells School W -
)naws J Fried Chicken
nths Dining Services '. F-re:.'Ch ic e
plying Job Opportunity .- 19390 SR 20 West
ledge of kitchen operations/ Sam Atkins Park Rd.)
)e able to do place orders, Chartwells School Dining Blountstown
Services is accepting ap- Call 674-7777


mhe Ualhoun Educationi ui-

)sition may be directed to
tor Of Dining Services
offered without regard to race,
n, handicap or marital status
qual Opportunity Employer 1220.1227


JOB OPENING
The Liberty County Road and Bridge Department is ac-
cepting applications for employment.

POSITION: Superintendent, Liberty Co. Road and Bridge

QUALIFICATIONS: Supervisory experience; knowledge
and experience in building and maintaining all county
roads including paving; knowledge in FEMA related proj-
ects and reporting; all applicants must posses a valid
Florida class B CDL license with air brake endorsement.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Friday, Dec. 22.

Applications may be picked up and returned at the Lib-
erty County Clerks Office. All applicants will be consid-
ered at the regular. Liberty County Commission meeting
on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2007 at 7 p.m. in the courtroom of the
Liberty County Courthouse.

If you have questions, please call Sue Roth, office man-
ager at (850) 643-4040.
LIBERTY COUNTY IS A DRUG-FREE WORK ENVIRONMENT
S .....-. AND AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, ,. 126T1220o


plications for the following
position:

KITCHEN LEADS

Terms of Employment:
10 Months
Salary: Please inquire
when applying
Position Requirements:
Knowledge of kitchen op-
erations/ large quantity
cooking, must be able to
do paperwork, computer
skills and good leadership
skills
Applications are avail-
able at the Calhoun Edu-
cation Office- 16651 SE
River St.

Questions concerning
the position may
be directed to
Charelle M. Murray,
Director Of Dining Services
Employment opportunities
are offered without regard
to race, religion, sex, age,
national origin, handicap
or marital status
DRUG FREE WORKPLACE
Equal Opportunity Employer


are of
at the
county
IOTO


Gulf Coast


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A Christmastime cake


with a toffee twist


NOTICETO RECEIVE SEALED BID thence run East 130 feet to the Point
of Beginning. Containing .53 Acres


Liberty County Board of County Commis-
sionerswill receive sealed competitive bids
from any person, company or corpora-
tion interested in providing the following
goods/service:
Scope: installation of an Emergency
Alert System Encode/decoder.

The Bid specifications may be obtained at
the Liberty County Emergency Manage-
ment Office, 11109 NW SR 20, P.O. Box
877, Bristol, FL 32321. (Telephone (850)
643-2339).

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

Bids will be received until 5 p.m. (ET), on
January 4, 2007, Thursday, and will be
opened at the following meeting of the
Liberty County Board of County Commis-
sioners which is held in the Liberty County
Courthouse, Bristol, FL 32321, on January
2, 2007, Thursday at 7 p.m. (ET).

The board reserves the right to reject any
and all bids. 12-20,12-27



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR
LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA

CASE NO.: 06-69-CA

Green Tree Servicing LLC, as authorized
servicing agent for Security Pacific Fi-
nancial Services, a division of Bank of
America, FSB,

Plaintin

vs.

T"rances A Kilby, IF LIVING, AND IF
DECEASED, HER UNKNOWN SPOUS-
:ES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES,
CREDITORS, ANDALLOTHER PARTIES
d'LAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST HER; JOHN DOE AND JANE
DOE AND ANY OTHER PERSONS) IN
POSSESSION OFTHE SUBJECT REAL
PROPERTYWHOSE REAL NAMES ARE
UNCERTAIN,

Defendants.


AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pur-
suant to an order or a final judgment of
foreclosure entered in Ihe above-captioned
-action, I will sell the property situated in-
LIBERTY County, Florida, described as:

Commence at a point where the East
.boundary line of SE 1/4 of NW 1/4 of
Section 33, Township 2 South, Range
8 West intersects the East Boundary
line of St. Rd. #SR 333, and run South
230 leel to Ihe Point of Beginning.
Thence continue to run South 150
feet. thence run West 180 feet more
or less to the East Boundary line of
SR # 333; thence run Northeasterly
along said road boundary 180 feet,


PUBLIC AUCTION
Bristol 66 towing and Recovery will
hold a'Public Auction on 3rd day of
January, 2007 at 1 p.m. (ET).
1987 Ford.Bronco II, blue
Vin# 1FMCU14TXHUA02060
Our Auction will be held at Bristol 66
"Storage on Hoecake Road off Highway
20 East, one hall mile on leti, you will see
our sign Bristol 66 Toeing reserves the
right to reflect any and all bids.
The Carioun-Liberty Journal 12-20-06
If you need any more information on the
atv (850) 643-2522 or 228-9555l pl .a .a iai
31 (850) 643-2522 or 228-9555


more or less.

Including the following Manufactured
Home: 1993 Peach Sate 2609, 54 x
24, Serial Numbers: PSHGA14033A
& PSHGA14033B

at public sale, to the highest and best bid-
der for cash, at the front entrance of the
Liberty County Courthouse, 10818 NW
State Road 20, Bristol, Florida at 11 a.m.
on January 16, 2007.Any person claiming
an interest in the surplus from the sale, if
any, other than the property owner, as of
the date of Lis Pendens must file a claim
within 60 days after the sale.

Dated this 14th day of Decenimber, 2006.

Robert Hill, Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: V. Summers, Deputy Clerk
Schuyler, Stewart, Smith
Chad A. Dean, Esq.
118 West Adams St. #800
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: (904) 353-5884 12-20.1227





IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OFTHE SEC-
OND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA

CIVIL ACTION

CASE NO.: 2006-165-CA

TAYLOR, BEAN & WHITAKER MORT-
GAGE CORP.,

Plaintiff

vs.

JAMES ERIC BUTLER A/K/A ERIC.
BUTLER, et al,

Defendantss.


NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE ISHEREBYGIVEN pursuantto a
Final Judgement of Mortgage Foreclosure.
dated December 14,2006 and entered in:
Case No.2006-165-CA, of theCircuitCourt
of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for
LIBERTY County, Florida, wherein TAY-
LOR, BEAN & WHITAKER MORTGAGE
CORP., is Plaintiff, and JAMES ERIC
BUTLER A/K/A ERIC BUTLER;TIFFANY
BROOKS A/K/A TIFFANY JEANETTE
BUTLER, are Defendants, I will sell to,
the highest and best bidder for cash af
the FRONT DOOR OF THE LIBERTY,
COUNTY COURTHOUSE, at 11:00 a.m.
on the 16th day of.January, 2007, the fol-,
lowing described property as set forth in.
said Final Summary Judgement:

Lot 11, Block"K", Neal Subdivision Unit
#2, according to the plat thereof, as
recorded in Plat Book "A", Page 2, of
the Public Records of Liberty County,
Florida, being in Section 12, Township
1 South, Range 8 West.

A/K/A 9926 NW 4th Street, Bristol,
FL 32321


Any person claiming an interest in the
surplus from the sale, if any, other than
the property owner as qf the date of the
Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty
(60) days after the sale.-

Witnessed my hand and the seal of this
court on Dec. 14, 2006.

Robert Hill, Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: V. Summers, Deputy Clerk

Echevarria, Codilis & Stawiarski
P.O. Box 25018 .
Tampa, FL 33622-5018
F06016508 12-20.12.27




IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OFTHE SEC-
OND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA

CASE NO.: 05-127-CA


THE BANK AS SUCCESSOR IN INTER-
EST TO C&L BANK OF BRISTOL,

,Plaintiff

vs.

DAVID CROWE and MARY DOUBERLY,

Defendants.

NOTICE OF SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant
-to an Order or Final Judgment entered in-
the above-captioned case, I will sell the
property situated in Liberty County, Florida,
described in as:

Commence at the SE Corner of Sec-
tion 27, Township 1 South, Range 6
West, Liberty County, Florida, thence
run South 89 degrees 23 minutes 04
seconds West along Section line, a
distance of 1295.56 feet to a point on
theWest right of way line of State Road
No.65, thence continue to run South 89
degrees 23 minutes 04 seconds West
along Section line, a distance of 684.82
feet to the Point of Beginning, thence
run North 00 degrees 44 minutes 12
seconds West, a distance of 178.71
feet, to a point on the South right of
way line of a county road known as
Williams Road, thence runf South 89
degrees 23 minutes 04 seconds West
along South rightofwaylineofWilliams
Road, a -distance of 243.75 feet to a
point, thence run South 00 degrees 44
minutes 12 seconds East, a distance
of 178.71 feet, to a point on the South
line of Section 27, Township 1 South,
Range 6 West, thence run North 89
degrees 23 minutes 04 seconds East
along said Section line, a distance of
243.75 feet to the Point of Beginning.

at public sale, to the highest and best bidder
for cash, atthe Liberty County Courthouse
in Bristol, Liberty County, Floridaat 11 a.m.
on January 16, 2007.

Dated this 14th day of December, 2006.

Robert Hill, Clerk of the Circuit Court
By; V. Summers, Deputy Clerk 12.20. 1227


STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL
PROTECTION NOTICE OF APPLICATION

The Department announces receipt of an application from Russell Bour-
kard, File No. 07-0266232-001 -DF, to recover pre-cut submerged timber
from the Apalachicola River beginning'at Mile Marker 98.4 and ending
at Mile Marker 78.47The timber recoveries will be conducted in Calhoun,
Liberty, Jackson and Gadsden County.

This application is being processed and is available for public inspection
during normal business hours, 8 a-m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday,
except legal holidays,, at the Northwest District Office at 160 Govern-
mental Center, Pensacola, FL 32502-5794.


For years,
Ireland has been
known to tourists
as the land of
the pub. An
estimated 11,000
pubs operate
throughout the
Republic- of
Ireland, and
many visitors
often bring home
great memories
of their time
spent visiting
the country's
n-umerous
watering holes.


Though known more for its watering
holes, Ireland is also establishing itself
for its cuisine, such as this "Apple Cake
with Toffee Sauce."


Conversely, Ireland is rarely juice
recognized for its cuisine, as 3/4 cup heavy (whipping)
many are quick to identify Irish cream
stew or boiled potatoes as the
country's lone contribution to To make the roasted
the world's culinary landscape. apples: Preheat the oven to 375
However, as any recent visitor F. Butter a large casserole dish.
to Ireland can tell you, cuisine Cut the apple quarters into two
is quickly becoming another of to three wedges each and place
the many reasons to visit the in the prepared dish. Sprinkle
country known ,for its green with the lemon juice and sugar,
landscapes and dark stouts. and dot with the butter. Bake,:
With the holiday season in turning frequently, for 15 to
full swing, preparing some 20 minutes, or until the apples
Irish food at family get- are tender when pierced with
together or office gatherings the top of a knife. Remove
can be a good way to see just from the oven, drain off the
how far Irish cuisine has come. juices, and set the apples aside
'While it might not be. wise to cool. Maintain the oven
to dive right in with an Irish temperature.
entr6e before you've tried it To make the cake: Butter a
yourself, the following recipe 9- or 10-inch pan and sprinkle
for "Apple Cake with Toffee the bottom with almonds.
Sauce," courtesy of Margaret In a medium .bowl, sift
M. Johnson's "The Irish Spirit" together the flour, cinnamon;
(Chronicle Books) could be a baking soda, .-and- salt. Set
great addition to your holiday aside. In a large bowl, cream
dessert table. the butter and sugar with an
electric mixer until light and
APPLE CAKE WITH fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a
TOFFEE SAUCE time, and continue to beat until
Serves 8 to 10 the mixture is smooth. With a
wooden spoon, fold in the dry
ROASTED APPLES ingredients, vanilla, sour cream
8 Granny Smith apples, or cr6me fraiche, and cider.
peeled, cored and quartered Starting in the center,
2/3 cup sugar decoratively arrange half of
4 tablespoons unsalted the apples in the bottom of the
butter prepared pan. Roughly chop
Juice of 2 lemons the remaining apples and stir
into the cake batter. Pour the
CAKE batter into the pan and bake
1/4 cup. silvered almonds for 70 to 80 minutes, or until a
11/2 cups all-purpose flour skewer inserted into the center


1 teaspoon
cinnamon.
1 teaspoon baking
1/2 cup (1 stick) u
butter, at room temperate
1 cup sugar
3 large eggs
1 teaspoon
extract.
1/2 cup sour cre.
crime fraiche
1/4 cup Irish cider
Pinch of slat

TOFFEE SAUCE
3/4 cup water
3/4 cup sugar


ground comes out clean. Remove the
cake from the oven and let cool
soda on a wire rack for 10 minutes.
unsaltedd Release the sides of the pan,
ure invert the cake onto a plate, and
remove the base.
To make the toffee sauce: In
vanilla a medium saucepan, bring the
water and sugar to a boil. Stir
am or in the lemon juice. Cook for
10 to 15 minutes, or until the
mixture begins to turn a light
caramel color. Remove from
the heat and slowly whisk in

the cream.
To serve, cut the, cake into
slice and drizzle with toffee


1 tablespoon fresh lemon.. sauce -






DECEMBER-20, 2006 THE OALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 39


B A K T LL cntnue fom ag 1


night for the Cats' junior varsity
team, scoring 34 points and pull-
ing down 18 rebounds in lead-
ing his team to a 52-47 victory.
Also, Brazell was credited with
4 blocked shots and an assist.
Not only Brazell but all the
Wildcats contributed offensively
and defensively, to their fourth
win of the season. Jake Edenfield
racked up 6 points (including a
3-pointer) along with 7 steals, 6
assists, and 3 rebounds. Corey
Johnson had 4 points as well as 4
steals, 2 rebounds and an assist.
The "Double Es"-Ethan By-
ler and Ethan Ellis-both net-
ted 3 points (Ellis drained a 3-


pointer). Byler cleared 7 boards
along with 3 assists and a steal.
Ellis blocked 2 shots as well as
2 steals. Also, he had an assist
to go along with his rebound.
Steven Vassallo got in on the
scoring action with a field goal.
He recorded with 2 assists, a re-
bound and a steal. Josh Warner
and Caleb Willis pulled down a
rebound apiece. Ben Willis was
credited with a steal.
With the "W" the Wildcats'
record now stands at 4-4 on the
season. After their Christmas
holiday the junior varsity team
will host Bozeman on Thurs-
day, January 4 at 5:00 p.m (CT).


The following day they'll be on
the rode to Freeport for a 5:00
p.m.(CT) contest. On Tuesday,
January 9 they'll be in Wewa
taking on the Gators. The tip-off
is at 6:30 p.m.(CT).
The Varsity 'Cats were hun-
gry for another win and they
were able to hold off a good Lib-
erty County team, 46-41, bring-
ing Altha's record to 5-2 on the
season.
Wildcat Jason Holland had
.another double-double night,
scoring 17 points and snatch-
ing down 13 rebounds. He was
also credited with 5 steals and he
blocked 2 shot attempts. Kevin


Saldana drilled 13 points (includ-
ing a 3-pointer) and he cleared
7 rebounds. Josh McIntosh
pumped in 6 points to go along
with his 6 rebounds, 5 assists,
and 5 steals. Cale Chafin added
5 points (including a 3-pointer)
as well as a rebound and a steal.
Nathan Castaneda was good for
3 points, 2 rebounds, and a steal.
Corde Beauchamp rounded out
the scoring with 2 points. Also,
he had 4 assists, 3 rebounds, and
a steal.
The Varsity Wildcats Cats will
be in action this Thursday when
they square off against Wewa
Gators in the Christmas tourna-


ment. Game time is set for 6:00
p.m. (CT).
On Friday night they will face
the winner of the Blountstown-
Holmes County game with the
time to be announced.
After their Christmas holiday
the varsity will host Bozeman on
Thursday, January 4 at 6:30 p.m.
(CT). The next day finds them
traveling to Freeport to battle the
Bulldogs at 6:30 p.m. (CT)
On Tuesday, January 9 they'll
be playing their third game
against the Gators in Wewa.
That contest is scheduled for a
7:45 p.m. (CT) start.






Page 40 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 20, 2006


I use Christmas lights,
ornaments, angels and 3
Christmas trees.
-Eric Fowler

We put up lites, we use
Christmas bows to put on
top of the tree with the
star and we make it look
very pretty and we also
put Christmas ornaments
on -the Christmas tree to
make it pretty.
-Summer Morris

I decorate it with a 25
foot long set of lights.
Then we go inside we
have a snowman that
lights up and a 7 foot tree
And the three the orna-
ment my favorite one is
the cancer symbol.
-William Hayes

I put lights all around my
house and sometimes, I
even put them on my
stairs and I put reindeer
all in my yard and I put
a big blow up of Santa.
-Brianna Jacobs

What would you do if you
were one of Santa's elves.

I would find a cure for
pointy toes, pointy ears
and shortness -Eric Fowler

I would make toys, I
would help Santa with
any thing that goes wrong
and most of all I would
find a cure for shortness.
-Summer Morris

1 would go and ask
him if I can ride Rudolph.
Even if I can't see over his
horns. Or ask him if I can
play football with Frosty
the Snowman!
-William Hayes

I would make some
toys for the little kids and
I would have some re-
ally really alot of fun with
stuff and I would love to
be able to have a day
off and go play in the
snow.
-Brianna Jacobs

If. I was one of Santa's
elves I would make toys
also I will listen to Santa
Claws. -Megan Hosey

There are many jobs
that elves can applie
for. I would make toys in
Santa's workshop, and
-take care of his reindeer.
They both have to be
ready for Christmas. It is
very important to have
them prepared.
-Haileigh Pippin

I would be the best elf
he ever will have or had. I
would find a way to make
, myself taller. I would also


----------- --


find a way to make my
ears shorter.
-Jay Lemieux

I would wear Santa's
clothes and make gifts
for the little kids. And I


would wear Mrs. Claus's to the c
clothes.


-Shanice Billington

If I was Santa's elves I
would buld toys for the
bad kids and give wood


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