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Five others taken into custody
90 rocks of crack
arrested in Bristol
by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor
A 75-year-old Bristol man
was arrested when deputies
from the. Liberty County
Sheriff's Office seized 90
rocks of crack cocaine after
serving a search warrant on
his Smith Circle residence at
3:30 a.m. Friday.
e Robert Lee Donar was
charged with possession
of a controlled substance
with intent to sell after
two pill bottles containing
ROBERT LEE DONAR approximately 70 crack
cocaine rocks were found in
a white Grand Marquis parked next to his home, according to a
report from the Liberty County Sheriff's Department. The value
of the cocaine was estimated at $2,000.
After his arrest, Donar gave a taped statement that the cocaine
was his and he had bought it in Gadsden County.
Another 20 rocks of crack cocaine were discovered after a
woman at Donar's home was taken into custody. An ink pen that
had been altered into a crack pipe and still contained residue was
found inside 25-year-old Jennifer Marie Pullam's purse, according
to a deputy's report, which led to her arrest. A pill bottle with crack
rocks was found hidden in her underwear when she was searched
before being put in jail. Pullam was charged with possession of
drug paraphernalia, possession of crack cocaine and introduction of
contraband into a county detention facility. She told investigators
that Donar gave her the bottle to hide.
Four others at Donar's home that morning were also arrested,
*Lorrie Inez Louketis, 39, who was wanted on three outstanding
warrants for possession of a controlled substance (crack cocaine),
sale of a controlled substance (crack cocaine) and violation of
*Brenda Carroll, 26, who was wanted on a warrant for passing
worthless checks. She had been staying ina bedroom at the Donar
home, where deputies reported finding a glass pipe that had been
altered into a crack pipe and held residue.
*Octavious Barnes, 22, charged with possession of a controlled
substance with intent to sell.
*James Dale Green, 51, arrested for possession of crack cocaine
and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Several single edge razor blades and $505 in cash, which
included 18 twenty dollar bills, 11 ten dollar bills and 7 five dollar
bills, was found in Donar's bedroom.
Donar was released from jail on $5,000 bond.
As of Monday, Louketis remains in custody on $70,000 bond;'
Barnes is still in jail with bail set at $20,000; Pullam was being
held on $17,500 bond and both Carroll and Green are being held
on $15,000 bond each.
Arresting officers included Major Donnie Conyers, Sgt. Steve
Swier and Deputies Timothy Partridge, Todd Wheetley, Andy
Pace, Wade Kelly and Brian Bateman.
Volume 28, Number 14 ) Wednesday, April 2, 2008 -
Miss Bessie Annette Adams greets Bessie Wynn, seated,
at a gathering Saturday to celebrate her 100th
Wynn going birthday. Over 250 friends, relatives and
Wyn go I community leaders came to the W. Neal Civic
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strong at 100 See story page 13.
Local alert issued
about misleading voter
registration drive ........13
are buzzing ................19
Free Fishing Derby
in Bristol April 12 ..........5
for special needs
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TERESA EUBANKS PHOTO
Woman of the
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Miss Altha plans set ....5
shelter in Bristol
A groundbreaking ceremony was held
Thursday for a new Special Needs Shelter
to be constructed next to the Liberty County
Senior Citizens building on Hwy. 12 South.
The project, which was initiated by the
late Brenda Gail Clay, will keep those
with medical needs from having to go
outside the county to seek shelter during
dangerous weather. Pictured, left to right,
Commissioner Davis Stoutamire, Clerk Of
Court Robert Hill, Walter "Buddy" Money
(Brenda Clay's brother), Rep. Marti Coley,
Betty Brantley, Administrative Secretary
for the Sheriff's Office, Commissioner Jim
Johnson, Commissioner L.B. Arnold and
Senior Citizens Board President Rudy
Sumner. JOHNNY EUBANKS PHOTO
Arrest Reports...2, 3 Community Calendar...4 Commentary...6, 7 News from the Pews...8 Almanac.,..9
Birthdays...10 State Surgeon General visits Calhoun County Health Dept. ...12 Obituaries...18 Altha Baseball....23
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Teen arrested after deputy discovers
plate of suspicious brownies in seat
A Wewahitchka teenager was
arrested Sunday night after he
was found with a small amount
of marijuana in his suitcase and
a plateful of pot brownies in the
front seat of a friend's truck.
Ryan Adams, 19, was a
passenger in a vehicle driven by a
juvenile friend that was traveling
erratically on State Road 71 North
just before 2 a.m. Sunday.
Calhoun County Sheriff's
Deputy Nic Keller and an
auxiliary deputy were on patrol
when they noticed the pickup
weaving from one side of the road
to the other.
When they made a traffic stop,
the deputies immediately noticed
the odor of an alcoholic beverage
and the strong smell of burning
Sitting in plain view on the
front bench seat was a plate of
brownies which appeared to
contain seeds and stems, and
smelled strongly of marijuana,
according to the arrest report.
The brownies tested positive for
THC, the active ingredient in
Driver charged with DUI thought he
was heading east
A 20-year-old Windermere
man was charged with DUI
after a March 18 traffic stop on
State Road 20 at Miller Road in
Ryan Pierce Walker was pulled
over at 1:16 a.m. for speeding. He.
was clocked going 80 mph in a 55
When a deputy approached the
driver's side of Walker's vehicle,
he smelled the strong odor of an
alcoholic beverage and burning
marijuana coming from inside
Walker said he had just left
Tallahassee and was driving
to Gainesville. Liberty County
Sheriff's Deputy Todd Wheetley
told the driver he was heading in
the wrong direction, explaining
that he was traveling westbound
on State Road 20.
When Walker stepped out, he
had to hold on to the side of the
vehicle to maintain his balance,
according to the deputy's report.
When asked if he'd had
anything to drink, Walker replied,
"Yes, two or three." When asked if
he would consent to field sobriety
exercises, Walker agreed, stating,
"Sure. Whatever it takes to prove
I'm not drunk."
Walker was unable to keep
his balance during the exercises,
which included walking heel-to-
toe and standing on one leg.
He was charged with DUI.
The results of his Blood Alcohol
Concentration (BAC) breath tests
were .144 and .156. The legal
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Another man traveling with
Walker, who was not identified,
was passed out in the front
passenger's seat, according to
Deputy Todd Wheetley.
marijuana. A small portion of a
burnt marijuana blunt was also
found on the plate, the report
During a search of the vehicle,
the deputies found three cold
beers behind the passenger's
seat. Adams' belongings were
found in a suitcase in the bed
of the truck. Inside the suitcase,
deputies found an envelope of
Adams was arrested and
charged with possession of more
than 20 grams of marijuana,
possession of drug paraphernalia
and possession of alcohol by a
person under 21 years of age.
The driver, who was not
charged, was allowed to call for
a ride home from the scene of the
The brownies and the bag
of marijuana were taken to the
county jail, weighed and logged
into evidence. The envelope
of loose marijuana weighed 15
grams; the brownies weighed
Adams was released later that
night on $3,000 bond.
Man charged with invading
home, stealing electronics
A woman living on Whitetail Court told deputies she locked
herself in the bathroom when a man burst into her home, ran at her
and yelled that he would kill her as he repeatedly banged on the door
where she was hiding, according to a report from the Liberty County
When the man finally left after the March 1.8 incident, the woman
realized that several items had been stolen, including a radio, a TV-
VCR combo and a portable DVD player,
Another woman was at the residence at the time and reported that
the man, identified as Stephen Lawrence Dawson, was driving a gray
Deputies searched the area and found the car parked on Smith
Circle, with Dawson nearby. When the deputy looked through a
window of the car he recognized the property that had been taken
from the woman's home.
Dawson was arrested on a charge of home invasion and possession
of stolen property.
*Rufus Cargile, VOCC.
*Ly Vo, domestic battery.
*Douglas Hood, VOP.
*Brandon Conyers, sentenced from court.
*David Danley, theft, criminal mischief.
*David Boyd, order of attachment child
*Darcey Bess, VOP.
*Bobby Warren, driving while license suspended
*Tracey Caudell, trespass on property, grand
*Genaro Aguilar, no valid driver's license.
*Damian Aguilar, VOP (county).
Arnold Pitts, VOP Liberty Co.
*Thomas Davis, grand theft, trespass on prop-
*James Davis, no valid driver's license.
*Ryan Adams, possession of more than 20 grams
of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, pos-
session of alcohol under the age of 21.
*Donna J. Kilgore, allowing unauthorized driver.
*Adam Monk, driving while license suspended or
revoked with knowledge.
*Ernest Snowden, VOP (state).
*Sara Yon Simmons, holding for CCSO.
*Devin Nicole Herndon, VOP (county).
March 28 .
*Octavius Barnes, possession of drug parapher-
nalia, possession of crack cocaine.
*Robert Donar, possession of controlled substance
with intent to sale.
*Dale James Green, possession of drug parapher-
nalia, possession of crack cocaine.
*Brenda Carroll, FTA issue of worthless checks
under $150, possession of drug paraphernalia, pos-
session of crack cocaine.
*Lorrie Inez Louketis, sale of controlled substance
- crack cocaine, possession of controlled substance
with intent to sell, VOP (state) Calhoun Co., pos-
session of drug paraphernalia, possession of crack
*Jennifer Pullam, possession of drug parapher-
nalia, possession of crack cocaine, introduction of
contraband into a county detention facility.
*John Mathew Cole, driving while license sus-
pended or revoked (habitual).
*Tracey Caudell, holding for CCSO.
Arnold Jay Pitts, VOP (county).
*Christopher Lee Hug, driving while license sus-
pended or revoked with knowledge, possession
of less than 20 grams of marijuana, possession of
*Donna Jean Kilgore, holding for CCSO.
S*John Christian Boyce, possession of less than
20 grams of cannabis, possession of drug para-
phernalia, possession of alcohol by person under
the age of 21.
those charged. We remind our readers that all are presumed innocent until proven guilty
Blountstown Police Dept.
March 24 through March 30, 2008
Accidents...............01 Traffic Citations...............11
Special details (business escorts, traffic details)......95
Business alarms.....03 Residential alarms..........00
Com plaints............. ................................. ........136
APRIL 2, 2008 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 3
P Man charged with making cocaine
S sale to informant on Bristol road
ABOVE: Major Donnie Conyers of the Liberty County Sheriff's
Office is shown with the cash and crack cocaine confiscated
early Friday morning at a Bristol home. (See story Page 1).
A 21-year-old man was
arrested March 19 after deputies
monitored a drug exchange
between him and an informant
for the Liberty County Sheriff's
According to a deputy's
report, Dominque Urie Cargile
of Blountstown received a call
from the informant who asked
to buy $150 worth of powder
Cargile, who had reportedly
made similar sales in the past to
this person, told him to "walk
down the road" if he wanted to
make the buy.
The informant went to the
intersection of White Tail Court
and Turkey Creek Road in Bristol,
where he was met by a white
Dodge car with Cargile in the
passenger's seat. The driver was
later identified as his brother,
The informant handed over
$150 in marked bills supplied by
the sheriff's office and received
what appeared to be a packet
of cocaine. The transaction was
observed by deputies.
Moments later, the informant
gave a deputy a white paper towel,
in which he expected to find the
cocaine. There was nothing inside
the paper towel.
A deputy was notified that
the vehicle had driven off and
conducted a felony stop a short
distance from the scene. An
unspecified amount of white
powder found in the floorboard
of the car field-tested positive
The cash used in the transaction
was recovered from the car.
Dominque Urie Cargile was
charged with sale of a controlled
substance (cocaine) and
possession with intent to sell.
The driver, Rufus Cargile, was
charged with principal in the first
degree to sale of cocaine.
SP.C. pair charged in Dollar General theft
The Cornerstone M market Two people were arrested store with the phone under his State Road 20, according to the
ORE HOURS: Books T after a midday theft at the Dollar shirt. She confronted him but clerk.
STORE HOURS: 0ooks,* Toys
S- General store in Bristol on March he continued walking out to a A description was issued for
SThurs Sat. Woodcrafts C thing 17. vehicle in the parking lot where the vehicle, which drove past a
Sa.m. p.m. Dishes Whatnots Steven Anthony Hull and Andrews was waiting. The clerk deputy on patrol.
Call 762-2113 Plaques Keyholders MelodyAnnAndrews of Panama continued to demand that he turn hen the car was stopped
Sports itCms a When the'car was stopped,
or 557-5278 Sports items City wereboth chargedwithretail over the phone. Andrews, who Bateman found Hull behind
S h = theft after they left the store at was in the driver's seat, then
= Located at Shelton's Corner in Altha a the wheel and his passenger
S lI nthe comer of State Road 20 and asked that he give it to her and she
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SATURDAY, APRIL 5
Bell Time 8 p.m. (ET)
Adults *8 Children *6
(10 & under)
Come out to see the return of T-
Bolt, The Confederate Kid, Maxx-
well Chicago, Steve Goins, Dark NOPROFATYORALCOHOL.ALLOWED
Rage and many other great Stars! Will bring home Lake
Mystic & Bristol children
COMING MAY 17: DOUG STONE!| after closing.
r'.n.iI [ARMI 7A-m [ OAn A R ~M 7- Fee: $1 per child
Pea Ridge Road without paying
for several items, including a
Net 10 phone valued at $30, a
pair of sunglasses and a makeup
According to the report from
Deputy Brian Bateman, a store
clerk caught Hull leaving the
handed it over to the clerk.
The clerk told them not to
leave and held on to the door of
the car as Andrews began backing
up. Andrews backed out of the
parking space "real fast" and
went around a stationary vehicle
at the stop sign, heading west on
Andrews later explained that
she pulled over after leaving the
store and switched seats with
Hull because she was too upset
The sunglasses and makeup
compact were found in the
Hull admitted taking the phone.
Andrews stated that she had asked
Hull to buy her some makeup but
denied taking anything from the
The items found in the car
were taken from the front comer
of the store, where a clerk had
seen Andrews shopping earlier.
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OPEN ENROLLMENT/SCHOOL CHOICE
LIBERTY COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM
Parents of students requesting Open Enrollment/
School Choice should come by the School of their
choice and complete the necessary form by August
1, 2008. If you do not complete the necessary form
by the deadline, you will not be allowed to attend
out-of-zone for the 2008-2009 school year.
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this Saturday for
Nothing for the kids to do this weekend?
The Calhoun-Liberty Relay for.Life is
sponsoring a Dance-Game Night for all
local middle school students. This well
chaperoned dance will be held on Saturday,
April 5 at the Veterans Memorial Park
Civic Center in Bristol from 7 10 p.m. ET
(6 9 p.m. CT). There will be great music
by TnT Sound, Guitar Hero, food and lots
of fun! There is a $5 charge for admission.
Food, games and other items will be on
sale for additional amounts. 100% of the
proceeds will be donated to the American
Cancer Society! Please don't miss our
other upcoming events, which also benefit
the American Cancer Society:
April 5 -Yard Sale at Superior Bank
April 11 Bristol First Baptist
Chicken Pilau Lunch
April 13 Barrel Race at Skeet Davis
April 26 Group Yard-Bake-
Plant Sale at the American Legion in
May 3 Guitar Hero Tournament at
Veterans Memonal Park Civic Center
And most important, please join us at
Relay starting Friday. May 9 at 6 p.m
going all through the night until noon on
Saturday. May 10 at Sam Atkins Park. The
200S Relay for Life is going to be amazing.
There ill be great entertainment. lots of
good food and wonderful fellowship as our
community comes together to help in the
fight for a cure!
If you have any questions, please call
Kate at 379-4002
Garden Talk program
Hydrangeas are wonderful old-timely
plants that ha\e exploded in popularity
The big blue (or pink flowers of French
hydrangea are favorites of youngg and old,
and are excellent plants for shade. Come
hear about all the improved hydrangeas that
are now available, including the new eter
Dr Gary W. Kno\. professor at the
UF. IFAS. North West Florida Research
and Education Center in Quincy will
be the quest speaker. This garden talk
presentation, sponsored by the UF IFAS,
Liberty County Extension Service will take
place Wednesday. April 9 at 10 a.m. in the
Veterans Memorial Ci% ic Center in Bnstol.
For further information, call 643-2229.
Folk Life Days planned
Folk Life Da\s are back at the Panhandle
Pioneer Settlement in Blountstown on
April 3. 4 and 5 from 9 am to 3 p.m.
Demonstrations relating to home life
elude: biscuit making, soap making.
lilting, knitting, crocheting and \washing
others. Demonstrations relating to
e on the farm include: beekeeping,
acksmithing. wood carving, making
ackling, churning butter and using a
i\ mill. All cabins \\~ll be opened and
Admission is $3 per person
The Calhoun-Liberty Journal is
published each Wednesday
by the Liberty Journal Inc.,
Summers Road, P.O. Box 536,
Bristol, FL 32321.
Annual subscriptions are $18.
Penodicals postage paid at Bristol, FL
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Panhandle dSaddl e Club Si, ,
12 p.m., Sam Atkins Park
1 p.m., Magnolia Baptist
Dance 6 -12 p.m.. American Legion Hall in Blounisroin
SDance &Game Night
7 to 10 p.m Vetrerans Memorial Park Civic Center
* American Legion Post 272, 2 p.m.. American Legion Hall in Blountstown
* Ladies Auxiliary, 2 p.m, American Legion Hall in Blountslown
* Sons of the American Legion, 3 p.m., American Legion Hall in Blountstown
* Walk-A-Weigh Program, 9 a.m., Veterans Memorial Park Civic Center
* Main Street. noon. Cainoun Co. Chamber of Commerce
* Altha Boy Scouts, 5:30 p.m., Altha Volunteer Fire Department
* Liberty County Arts Council, 6 p m., Velerans Memonal Park Civic Center
* Altha Park Committee, 6 p.m. Altha Town Hall
* Bristol City Council. 6:30 p.m., City Hall
* AA. 6:30 p.m.. Liberty Co. Courthouse Iwest side entrance)
* Bulldog Club, 7 p.m., LCHS field house
* Calhoun Co. School Board. 5 p.m Calhoun Courthouse
* Calhoun County Girl Scout Troop 579, 5-30.7 p.m., W.T. Neal Civic Center
* Altha Town Council, 6 p m, City Hall
* Blountstown City Council, 6 p.m.
* AA, 6-30 p m Liberty Co. Courthouse twesl side entrance)
* Boy Scout Troop 206, 7 p m, Veterans Memorial Park Civic Center
* Blountstown Chapter #179 O.E.S. 7 p.m Dixie Lodge
* Bristol Lions Club, 7 p.m., Apalachee Restaurant
* Bristol VFD. 7:30 p.m Bnstol City Hall
* Liberty County Commission, 7 p m. counroom
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* Long Term Care, 10 a.m. til noon, Calhoun County Public Library
* Rotary Club, noon, Calhoun-Liberty Hospital
* Weight Loss Support Group, 1:30 p.m., Shelton Park Library
* AA, 7 p.m., Calhoun County Old Ag Bldg. east door, in front of jail
* Magnolia VFD, 6 p.m., Fire House
* Nettle Ridge FD, 7 p.m., Fire House
* Mossy Pond VFD, 7 p.m., Fire House
* AA, 7 p.m., basement of Calhoun County Courthouse
Casite Bar6ee & Marcus Barbee
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* Autism Support Group, 6 p.m., W.T. Neal Civic Center
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'The River Run' set
April 3 in Calhoun Co.
The Calhoun Correctional Institution,
Calhoun County Sheriff's Office,
Blountstown Police and Fire Departments
present the inaugural "The River Run"
Torch Run on Thursday, April 3 at 9 a.m.
(CT). The run will go from the beginning
of the bridge in Bristol to Sam Atkins
Park and on to the Jackson County line at
This is an approximate 15 mile run to
benefit and raise awareness for the Florida
The torch will be passed from Liberty
Correctional Institution's staff to Calhoun
Correctional Institution's staff at the Bristol
Bridge on Hwy. 20 and continue with
runners from the Sheriff's, Police and Fire
Departments to Sam Atkins Park and on to
Hwy. 71 to the Jackson County line.
These departments would like to invite
anyone wishing to show their support for
the Special Olympics, to join us in an
"Awareness" lap at Sam Atkins Park.
Anyone wishing to make a donation
may do so by contacting Assistant Warden
Ken Fleming 237-6533, Tori Money
237-6547, Tracy Carman 237-6534 or
Becky Waldorff 237-6507; all of Calhoun
Correctional Institution or by contacting
Calhoun County Sheriff's Department or
Blountstown Police Department.
Relay for Life fundraiser
lunch in Bristol April 11
The First Baptist Church of Bristol's
Relay for Life team \till be holding a
Chicken Pilau fundraiser on Fnday. April
II from II a.m. until the food runs out!
The dinner will be held at Whitfield's on
H\\. 20 in Bristol across from the court-
house and \ill include chicken pilau.
green beans, cole slait, bread, and des-
sert. Plates are $6 each Tickets are being
sold ahead of time b\ team members. De-
lver\ will be available for orders of four
or more dinners.
To purchase tickets, place orders, or
for more information, please call the
church at 643-5400 or Shirley Bateman
Sewell, Ray, and Thompson
family reunion set for April 12
The 64th annual Se\\ellRay Thomp-
son family reunion will be held Saturday.
April 12 at the Page Pond Assembly of
God Church at Shelton's Comer Chason)
on Hwy. 73. We start gathering around 10
a.m. (CT) so bring your lawn chairs and
your lunch baskets and come early for
That's how many copies of
The Calhoun-Liberty Journal
were distributed last week,
ensuring plenty of coverage for
your community announcements
and great response for our
Teresa Eubanks...................... Editor
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Bristol native Marilyn Yon named
Woman of the Year in
Bristol native Marilyn Yon was
recently honored as Tallahassee's
Woman of the Year in the Arts.
Yon, daughter of Joe Ann
Hansford of Bristol, was one of
10 women from various fields
to be honored by Tallahassee
Community College as part of
Women's History Month. Five
students were also honored.
Yon was honored for
establishing a unique visual
and performing arts program
for adults with developmental
disabilities in Tallahassee and
four other Florida cities.
At the awards ceremony, former
legislator Marjorie Tumbull told
the audience of more than 200
that the honorees had one thing in
common, that they had "achieved
by helping others achieve."
The other honorees ranged
from a Florida Supreme Court
Justice to educators to business
and professional women.
She is the chiefoperating officer
of Pyramid, Inc., a private non-
profit corporation that provides
day training programs for adults
with developmental disabilities
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE
Saturday, April 26
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
We're taking old computers
and components at Calhoun '/
County Recycling Center.
HAZ-MATS are Hazardous
Household Materials and other
Toxic Wastes* Pesticides* Insecticides
* Pool Chemicals Solvents* Fertilizers*
Spot Removers Paint Stale Gasoline *
PLEASE, NO GAS
Bring your plastic
soda and milk jugs,
"Small businesses in-
cluding schools and
growers will be accept-
ed at a reduced rate.
Please call 674-8075
Used Oil Paint Thinners Antifreeze Batteries Brake Fluid *
Paint Strippers Furniture Polish Engine Degreasers
Recycling. CALL 674-8075
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Pyramid employs more than 30
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Pyramid's arts program reaches
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the most ability and interest. Their
achievements have provided self-
esteem and confidence, a work
ethic, a social role, valued skills
and recognition for their talent in
the larger community.
"The ability of people with
developmental disabilities to
contribute is rarely appreciated,"
Yon said. "Their art and
performance opens the eyes of
people who for the first time see
them as vibrant, creative members
of their communities."
Yon co-founded the company
in 1994, opening with about
200 participants in four cities.
She is also president of Quest
Management Group, Inc., which
she co-founded to direct Pyramid
The former Marilyn Ross
began her career in the field of
developmental disabilities as a
summer employee at Sunland
Training Center in Marianna
while a student at Liberty County
High in the 1960s.
She earned a bachelor's
degree in special education from
The University of Florida and
a master's degree in Public
Administration from Florida
Prior to creating Pyramid,
Inc., Yon was a special education
teacher, played a major role
in closing state institutions in
Orlando and Tallahassee and
directed operations in a number
of community-based residential
facilities for people with
She has two children, Ken
Yon of Tallahassee and Kimberly
Guilmet ofAtlanta, and two step-
children, Amy Descovich of Glen
Mills, PA, and Deron Fuller of
Helsinki, Finland. She is married
to Bill Fuller, a partner in the
Free Fishing Derby for
kids April 12 in Bristol
The fifth Annual Kid's Free
Fishing Derby, sponsored by
the Apalachicola National For-
est, will be held on Saturday,
April 12 from'8 a.m. 12 p.m. at
Derby Pond in Bristol. This free
event is open to all children from
the ages of 1 to 16 years, and ac-
companied by an adult.
Wakulla Ranger District staff
will be available to assist and
help educate children aboutthe
wise use of fisheries resources.
Please bring a fishing pole and
bait will be provided. Snacks and
soft drinks will also be available.
The fishing derby will be held
at Derby Pond near the junc-
tion of State Route 267 and For-
est Service Road 360, on the
Wakulla Ranger District. So
bring your fishing pole and pack
your sunscreen and bug spray,
and join the Forest Service for a
Registration for this free
event will be held between
March 10 April 7. Contact
the Wakulla Ranger District at
(850) 926-3561 or visit them at
57 TaffDrive, Crawfordville, FL
Miss Altha Pageant May 3
The Altha PTO invites girls
to participate in the 2008 Little
Miss/Young Miss/Junior Miss/
Teen Miss/Miss Altha Pageant,
which will be held Saturday,
May 3 at 3 p.m.
If your daughter is in the first
grade, she may participate in
the Little Miss division. If your
daughter will be 10 years of age
but not over 11 years of age by
Oct. 1, 2008, she may participate
in the Young Miss division. If
your daughter will be 12 years of
age but not over 14 years of age
by Oct. 1, 2008, she may partici-
pate in the Junior Miss division.
If your daughter will be 15 years
of age but over 16 years of age
by Oct. 1, 2008, she may partici-
pate in the Teen Miss division. If
your daughter will be 17 years of
age but not over 21 years of age
by Oct. 1, 2008, she may partici-
pate in the Miss division.
For more information, con-
tact Deanne Cox at 762-8845 or
Suzette Price at 762-3299 in the
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CHIPOLA COMMUNITY CHURCH
- Chipola Community Church of Altha
will be having their annual homecoming
on Sunday, April 6. The Kirklands from
Douglas, GA will be our guest singers.
We would like to invite all to come and
S og fof ( God
a.m. and following will be dinner in the
Come expecting a mighty move of God
and good fellowship.
The church is located on Jim
Godwin Road off of Hwy. 71 North of
For more information please call
ST. MARY MISSIONARY BAPTIST
CHURCH- St. Mary Missionary Baptist
Church and Pastor C.L. Wilson will be
celebrating our Pastor's Aid Annual
celebration on Friday, April 11 at 7 p.m.
They will have a guest church, Miracle
Temple Church of God in Christ joining
them. There will be gospel singing on
Saturday, April 12 at 6:30 p.m. Pine Bloom
Missionary Baptist Church will be the
guest church on Sunday, April 13 at 3 p.m.
Come with praise leave with blessings.
For more information contact Evangelist
Patricia Mosley 718-3710.
Fellowship & Events
WILLIAMS MEMORIAL METHODIST
CHURCH Williams Memorial Methodist
Church will be having a free movie night on
Saturday, April 12.
There will be a free dinner (tacos, drinks, and
desserts) at 6 p.m. with the movie "Fly Wheel"
beginning at 7 p.m.
Bring your lawn chairs, your family and your
Should rain bless us that night we will move
to the fellowship hall. Don't let the rain or
mosquitoes stop you.
For more information call Pastor Kramer
at 674-3140 or Mrs.
Parker at 674-2485. -
Popcorn anyone? Cou
& Yard Sales
Community Church will
be holding a fundraiser
on April 5 from 7 a.m.
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until. There will be a car wash, bake sale,
garage sale and more. BBQ sandwiches,
chips, Texas toast, drinks and dessert will
be served for $5 a plate.
For more information please contact
Jeanie at 643-3602, Kay at 643-3036 or
447-0807, or Wayne at 643-5589.
SYCAMORE UNITED METHODIST
CHURCH Sycamore United Methodist
Church will be having a pilau lunch to
help send a child to camp on Sunday,
April 6 at 12:30 p.m. Plates are $6 each
and take out is available. Tickets on sale
now, but you can purchase a meal that day
if you don't get a ticket before.
The church is located at 3246 Sycamore
Road in Sycamore. For more information
call 442-6665 or 442-4099.
PRAYER BAND The Liberty
Community Prayer Band will hold
prayer service Thursday, April 3 at 7:30
p.m. (ET) at the home of Sister Betty
Everyone is cordially invited to attend.
For more information, call 643-2622.
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Text: Ephesians 6:9
General Eisenhower used to il-
lustrate leadership with a piece of
string. He laid a piece of string
out on the table and said, "Pull it
and it will follow wherever you
wish. Push it and it will go no-
where at all. It's just that way
when it comes to leading people.
They need to follow a person who
is leading by example...You do
not lead by hitting people over
the head-that's assault, not leader-
Jesus Christ was and is the
King of Kings and Lord of Lords.
He was and is the creator and sus-
tainer of the universe. He was
always with God from the begin-
ning. Jesus Christ, the Word, is
God. Yet He was born in a barn
and slept in a feed trough. He was
a carpenter's son for 30 years be-
fore entering into full time minis-
Though He could have come
making demands,Christ led by ex-
ample in humility. The principles
of the servant/master relationship
in scripture can be applied to the
manager/worker relationship we
have today. The worker is to serve
as if serving Christ Himself. The
manager, according to Barnes, is
to demonstrate, "toward their ser-
vants the same spirit...the same
kindness, fidelity, and respect for
the will of God?' that the servant
demonstrates toward the-master.
Christ was willing to wash
His disciples' dirty, nasty feet in
humility even though He was and
is their Lord and King. The man-
ager should serve by example in
humility as well. Lead them as
if the very eye of Christ is on you,
which it is. Our prayer should
"Lord, when I am wrong,make
me willing to change; when I am
right, make me easy to live with.
So strengthen me that the power
of my example will far exceed the
authority of my rank."
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APRIL 2, 2008 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 9
CITY OF BRISTOL
2008 APPLICATION PERIOD FOR
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RESIDENTIAL USERS of the Bristol Municipal Waste-
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2008 summer months may apply for an irrigation rate for
sewer services by making application to the City of Bristol
at the office of the City Clerk, 12444 NW Virginia G Weav-
er Street, Bristol, Florida during regular business hours
(8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.) April 1, 2008 -April 25, 2008.
The fixed Sewer Irrigation Rate will be based upon
the applicant's average water usage during the January,
February, and March 2008 billing cycles, calculated at the
rates set forth in City of Bristol Ordinance #2006-02, and
will be effective for six (6) billing cycles beginning May 1,
2008 and ending October 1, 2008.
Questions regarding the Sewer Irrigation Rate may
be addressed to Robin M. Hatcher, City Clerk at (850)
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Madison LeighAnn Brown
celebrated her third birthday
on April 1. She is the daughter
of Larry Brown of the Brick-
yard Community and Christy
Pendleton of Sumatra. Her
grandparents are Lamar and
JoAnn Fant of Sumatra and
Shirley and the late Benny
Brown of the Brickyard Com-
are Betty and the late Ras Hill
of Sumatra, the late Arthur
and Alma Fant of Clarksville.
Maddie loves hunting with
her daddy and shopping with
her mommie. She also en-
joys hanging out at Sumatra
Grocery Store with her Nanny
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Charisma Shaye Goff will be
celebrating her third birthday
on April 7. She is the daugh-
ter of Jessica and Billy Goff
of Bristol. Her grandparents
are Mike and Susan Keith
of Blountstown and Carolyn
Hardee of Bristol. Her great-
grandparents are Albert and
Elsie Osborn of Decatur, GA.
Charisma enjoys playing with
her cousin, Caleb and watch-
ing Dora the Explorer on TV
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JOSHUA RAY & CALEB EARL SMITH
Raymond and Mary Smith of Blountstown are proud to an-
nounce the birth of their sons, Joshua Ray and Caleb Earl
Smith, born on March 20, 2008 at Jackson Hospital. Joshua
weighed 6 lbs. and 10 oz. and measured 20 inches long and
Caleb weighed 6 lbs. and 8 oz. and measured 19 1/2 inches
long. Paternal grandparents are Mike and Patsy Futch of
Blountstown and Raymond and Mona Smith. Maternal grand-
parents are George and Megan Mikita of Clarksville. Great-
grandparents are Thomas Mead ofAltha, Maybell Peterson and
the late Betty Jean Davis, both of Bristol. Joshua and Caleb
were welcomed home by their siblings, Dakota, 8 and Meisha,
15 months old, along with aunts and uncles, Terry Smith and
Bryan and Sarah Mikita.
ELLIE DEE PEDDIE
Jessica and Blaine
Peddle of Hosford are
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on March 7, 2008 at
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19 1/2 inches long. Her maternal grandparents are Tony and
Lydia Stafford. Her paternal grandparents are Randal and
Lynda Peddie of Hosford. Ellie was welcomed home by her
three cousins, Madison, Brady and Evy, her aunt and uncles
and many friends.
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Sily and friends
on Feb. 16
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course party in
He is the son
of Andrea and Jason McCrary of Blountstown
and Mark and Kristy Wilson of Atlanta, GA. His
maternal grandparents are Linda and Sonny
O'Bryan, the late Dalton Hagler, all of Blount-
stown, and Patricia and Mike McCrary of Pan-
ama City. His paternal grandmother is Berta
Stead of California. Mark has three siblings,
Hope and Bo McCrary of Blountstown and
Caden Wilson of Atlanta, GA. Mark would like
to thank everyone who attended his birthday.
JAMES "MARCUS" BARBEE, III
i A Barbee Ill
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4. He is
the son of
bee of Ki-
nard and Paulette Preston of Panama
City. His grandparents are Doris Barbee
and the late Marcus Barbee of Kinard. He
has two siblings, Jessie West and Grace-
lyn Barbee. Marcus enjoys riding the four
wheeler, hunting with his dad, swimming
and playing with his sisters.
APRIL 2, 2008 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 11
Edenfield, Sellers exchange vows
Hold hands with me, my dearest friend; it is you with whom my
life I'll spend.
We, Melanie Edenfield and Shawn Sellers, are pleased to an-
nounce the uniting of our lives into one as we exchanged'vows on
Saturday, Jan. 26. The private ceremony of close family was held in
Melanie is a 2005 graduate of Chipola College and is a registered
nurse at Jackson Hospital. Shawn is a 2004 graduate of Gulf Coast
Community College and is a registered CT technologist at Jackson
kills 1st turkey
Kyle Holcomb Jr., 10, of
Liberty County, killed his first
gobbler the opening morning
of Turkey Season 2008. He
harvested this 18 lb. gobbler
on their lease. His first kill
sported a 10 inch beard and 1
1/8 inch spurs. After several
"high fives" with his dad, he
thanked his dad for sharing
this amazing, exciting moment
with him. Lil' Kyle is the son
of Kyle and Misty Holcomb
of Bristol and the brother of
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The regular meetings of the Liberty County
School Board are held on the second Tuesday
of each month beginning at 5:00 p.m. The reg-
ular meeting for April has been moved to April
15th at 5:00p.m.
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Pictured from left to right: Julie VanderMeer, Chronic Disease and Tobacco. Preven-
tion Coordinator; Peggy Howland; Dr. Jerry Boland, Medical Director of the Calhoun
County Health Department; Dr. Gene Charbonneau, Director of the Liberty County
Health Department and acting Director of the Calhoun County Health Department;
Kelly King, business manager, Calhoun-Liberty Health Departments; Ron Gilliard,
CEO, Calhoun Liberty Hospital and Dr. Ana Viamonte-Ros, State Surgeon General.
State Surgeon General visits Calhoun
Calhoun Health Department Thursday
Dr. Ana Viamonte-Ros
MD, MPH State Surgeor
General visited the Calhour
County Health Department
She has vowed to visit all
of Florida's 67 county health
departments, and the Calhoun
office was her 60th health de-
partment visit. She stopped in
at the Liberty County Health
Dept. on Nov. 26 of last year.
She is promoting of the
3P's Campaign which stands
for Prevention, Preparedness
and Personal Responsibility.
Dr. Viamonte-Ros spoke
with local community lead-
ers including Ruth Attaway,
Ron Gilliard and Commis-
sioner Dan Wyrick. The State
Surgeon General spoke about
Disease April 11
Please join Big Bend Hospice
for a panel discussion on
Alzheimer's Disease on Friday,
April 11 from 10 a.m. to 12
p.m. at Veterans Meniorial Park
Civic Center in Bristol. Learn
how to care for your loved one
with Alzheimer's Disease while
caring for yourself.
The panel will include
physicians, a caregiver, an
attorney, a pastor, and a family
support counselor who will share
their experiences and answer your
questions about the Alzheimer's
Lunch will be provided and
caregiving is available upon
request. This event is sponsored
by the Big Bend Hospice Liberty
County Advisory Counsel.
Please RSVP to Travia Cohen
by April 9th at 850-556-1786.
the present legislative session
and the budget shortfall. She
warned of the possibility of
significant budget cuts to the
Department of Health and
the effects it could have on
programs including Healthy
Start, Primary Care and Den-
tal. She urged those present to
contact their representatives
and educate them about the
profound effect it could have
on small counties.
She told the health depart-
ment staff that now more
than ever agencies must work
closely together to conserve
scarce resources. ,:
Jessica Foster to speak at
Relay for Life Team Meeting
Channel 13 (WMBB)
Meteorologist, Jessica Foster,
will be the special guest speaker
at the April 8 Relay For Life
Team Meeting being held at 6
p.m. (CT) at the W.T. Neal Civic
Center in Blountstown. Jessica, i
who is very involved in Relay
for Life, will share her "Reason
Please come on out to meet
Jessica and to learn about Relay
for Life and the mission of the
American Cancer Society! If you
have any questions, please call
Kate at 379-4002.
See 'Grease' at the Square April 10
'Grease' is the word as Blountstown Main Street presents the
classic film about summer love, high school days, and old time
rock 'n roll.
The next Movie on the Square in downtown Blountstown is set
for Thursday, April 10, a day before Calhoun County students take
off for spring break. The movie will begin at dark (approximately
7:30 p.m.) in Magnolia Square at the corer of SR 20 and 71. Come
early to get a good seat and enjoy the pre-show festivities.
Set in 1958 and starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John,
'Grease' first hit theatres 20 years ago this summer. At the Movie on
the Square, audience members are invited to get decked out in their
best 50s attire for a 'Grease' costume contest. There will also be some
live entertainment before the film is shown on the big screen.
Bleachers our own version of theatre style stadium seating will
be available, but you are welcome to bring your blankets and folding
chairs to kick back on the lawn.
Admission to the movie is free and concessions will be available
for a reasonable cost. In addition to soda, popcorn and candy, movie
watchers can enjoy hamburgers and hot dogs fresh off the grill, just
like at the old 50s diners! For more information about Blountstown
Main Street events, call (850) 899-0500.
SFriday, Noon until 10 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. until 7 p.m.
Citizens' Lodge Park, Marianna, FL
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SRemote Controlled Boats & Planes
Decorative Wood Burning
Fine Arts Contest
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APRIL 2, 2008 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 13
Elections supervisors alert
voters about misleading
voter registration drive
By Melanie Norwood Aycock
Assistant Supervisor of Elections,
A private, national organization has
mailed a second round of misleading
voter registration applications to a
number of residents in Calhoun and
Liberty counties, once again creating
confusion for some people who have
received the forms, say elections
supervisors in both counties.
The applications, mailed from
a "Voter Participation Center"
with a Massachusetts post office
box for a return address, look
official, said Liberty County
Supervisor of Elections Marcia The w
Wood, "but we want our residents "To c
to know that this mailing did not legal r
originate in either county or even printed
in Florida." of this
Calhoun County Elections above
Supervisor Margie Laramore says Center
that a stern warning printed in is misl
bold letters on the outside of the
envelope advising residents that teir
the application should be returned
are in t
to comply with legal requirements ar
may alarm registered voters who Wood
believe their voter registration super\
records are in good order. Liberty
"The official address printed The m
on the envelope for mailing the either
postage-prepaid application is govern
the Florida Department of State's it app(
Division of Elections, so naturally govern
people are going to believe that supervi
it's government related," said who re
Laramore. piece o
It's not, both Wood andor who
Laramore are quick to point or her
out. The elections supervisors immed
advise voters and residents to
contact their offices if they receive
anything in the mail about their Cou
voter registration that doesn't (850) 6
indicate that it comes from the
words ". "wa.
requirements which is
1 in bold on the outside
piece of mail (pictured
) "Voter Participation
r" out of Massachusetts,
leading and may alarm
'red voters who believe
)ter registration records
good order, say Marcia
and Margie Laramore,
visors of elections in
and Calhoun counties.
ailing did not come from
county or from any
mentoffice, even though
ears to be an official
nment form, and the
isors encourage anyone
,ceives a questionable
of voter registration mail
is uncertain about his
registration status to
latelyy call or visit the
elections office. Liberty
y's phone number is
43-5226 and Calhoun's
office of the county supervisor of elections.
"Anything from one of our offices will be clearly marked with
our respective name, county and address," says Wood, who, along
with Laramore, invites anyone who receives a questionable piece of
mail or who is uncertain about his or her voter registration status to
immediately call or visit the county elections office. Liberty County's
phone number is (850) 643-5226 and Calhoun's is 674-8568.
Both supervisors are unhappy that the sponsor of the registration
drive, Women Voices, Women Vote, of Washington, D.C., compiled a
mailing list from unknown sources that is full of mistakes, including
names of deceased voters.
Laramore says she can only imagine the grief felt by the families
of two deceased voters for whom the applications were addressed.
"And those are the ones that I know about," she said, since family
members of those voters returned the applications to the Florida
Division of Elections with notations that the voters had passed away
long ago, one of them more than 15 years. Elections officials around
Florida and in other states have reported similar incidents, including
an application for a person who died 45 years ago.
"We don't know where they got their mailing list," said Wood,
adding that she was unaware that another set of applications had been
mailed until she started getting phone calls from puzzled voters.
Joe Goode, executive director of Women's Voices, Women Vote,
did not return a phone call to answer questions about the mailing.
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A portrait fan, a laminated bookmark listing some of her favorite things and a mini
version of her trademark a brightly colored hat decorated the tables at Saturday's
100th birthday celebration for Bessie Wynn. LEFT: Many ladies wore their best hat
(and a few borrowed one from Miss Bessie's collection of about 200 hats). RIGHT:
Miss Bessie was resplendent in purple as she listens to a series of speakers honor
her. BELOW: Miss Bessie as a young woman after a fishing trip.
Bessie Wynn celebrates 100 years
from wife to mother to matriarch
by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor
More people today are reaching the century
mark but it's unlikely many do with style like
Blountstown's Bessie Wynn.
She marked her 100th year of life with a
big party Saturday night at the W.T. Neal
Civic Center, where she was congratulated by
friends, family and former
employers, who consider
her family after the years
she spent cooking, sev. ing
and cleaning for theirs.
The city of Blount- '
stown issued a procla-
mation declaring April
5 Bessie Wynn Day.
Before reading it, Cit3
Manager James Woods
described Miss Bessie
as "A beloved lady
who served the com-
munity and the Lord
for 100 years."
stood out in a regal purple
outfit, topped by one of the many hats in
her collection of over 200.
She has not had an easy life but it has been
a joyful one. "The Lord has fixed it where I
have lived pretty good," she says.
Born in Carr in 1908, she and her family
later moved to Bristol. When she was 11,
they made their home in Blountstown.
Within a year, she lost her mother. "Her
mother drowned in the Apalachicola River,
returning from a fishing trip," explains her
daughter, Annie Moore. She fell in when she
went back to help a woman who was strug-
gling to get across a log carrying a string of
Miss Bessie was the oldest daughter and
one of six children. She turned to care for
her family until she had her own after meet-
ing and marrying the new preacher at St.
Paul AME Church in Blountstown. He was
older than her and died when
she w\as still a young woman.
The\ had four children.
The family is fuzzy on the
.date of his death and as they
discuss the couple's history,
her daughters try t6 help her
focus her recollections. "We
fished together a lot. He was
a good preacher...he was born
in Campbellton, Florida," Miss
S. Bessie said, cutting her eyes to-
ward one of her daughters before
adding sl ly, "You didn't think I
She never remarried, although
she had offers. She responded to
one proposal by telling the man, "I
don't want a husband and tell all the rest I
don't want them!"
She feared bringing a new man into the
family would harm her bond with her chil-
dren. She was even more blunt with another
suitor, explaining that if they got married and
he created any problems for her children,
"I'd have to kill you and I'd go to Raiford
and you'd go to the grave." After that, "He
See MISS BESSIE on page 22
Page 14 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL APRIL 2, 2008
2007 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report
We're pleased to present to
you this year's Annual Water
Quality Report. This report is
designed to inform you about
the quality water and ser-
vices we deliver to you every
day. Our constant goal is to
provide you with a safe and
dependable supply of drink-
ing water. We want you to un-
derstand the efforts we make
to continually improve the
water treatment process and
protect our water resources.
We are committed to ensuring
the quality ofyour water. Our
water source is ground water
from four wells. The wells
draw from the Floridan Aqui-
fer. Because of the excellent
quality of our water, the only
treatment required is chlorine
for disinfection purposes.
If you have any questions
about this report or concern-
ing your water utility, please
contact Michael Wahlquist
at the City of Bristol (850)
643-2261. We encourage
our valued customers to be
informed about their water
utility. If you want to learn
more, please attend any of our
regularly scheduled meetings.
They are. held on Monday,
following the first Thursday
of each month, at City Hall
beginning at 6:30 pm EST.
The City of Bristol routine-
ly monitors for contaminants
in your drinking water ac-
cording to Federal and State
laws, rules, and regulations.
Except where indicated other-
wise, this report is based on
the results of our monitoring
for the period of January 1
to December 31, 2007. Data
obtained before January 1,
2007, and presented in this
report are from the most
recent testing done in accor-
dance with the laws, rules,
Drinking water, including
bottled water, may reason-
ably be-expected to contain
at least small amounts of
some contaminants. The
presence of contaminants
does not necessarily indicate
CITY OF BRISTOL
We are pleased to announce that our drinking
water meets all federal and state requirements.
2007 TEST RESULTS TABLE
2007 TEST RESULTS TABLE
CotmiamrAut'and nit Dtoes orumpliup
Alphlaemi trot lpCll) l Jul01
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p alnil.,e pipes;
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in al uptimum
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ldf iammm,,,r I terrmlnti %L
Lead and Copper (Tap Water)
(ppr(pwater) Jun-Sep O N i 0.03 Of 10
In the table above, you may
find unfamiliar terms and ab-
breviations. To help you better
understand these terms we've
provided the following defini-
Level or MCL: The highest level
of a contaminant that is allowed
in drinking water. MCLs are
set as close to the MCLGs as
feasible using the best available
Level Goal or MCLG: The
level of a contaminant in drink-
ing water below which there is
no known or expected risk to
health. MCLGs allow for a mar-
gin of safety.
Action Level (AL): The con-
centration of a contaminant
which, if exceeded, triggers
treatment or other requirements
that a water system must fol-
that the water poses a health
risk. More information about
contaminants and potential
health effects can be obtained
by calling the Environmental
Protection Agency's Safe
Drinking Water Hotline at
The sources of drinking wa-
ter (both tap water and bottled
water) include rivers, lakes,
streams, ponds, reservoirs,
springs, and wells. As water
travels over the surface of the
land or through the ground, it
Picocurie per liter (pCi/L) -
measure of the radioactivity of
"ND" means not detected
and indicates that the substance
was not found by the laboratory
Parts per million (ppm) or
Milligrams per liter (mg/) one
part by weight of analyte to 1 mil-
lion parts by weight of the water
Parts per billion (ppb) or Mi-
crograms per liter (Fg/I) one
part by weight of analyte to 1 bil-
lion parts by weight of the water
Maximum residual disinfec-
tant level or MRDL: The highest
level of a disinfectant allowed in
drinking water. There is convincing
evidence that addition of a disin-
fectant is necessary for control of
dissolves naturally occurring
minerals and, in some cases,
radioactive material, and can
pick up substances resulting
from the presence of animals
or from human activity.
Contaminants that may
be present in source water
(A) Microbial contami-
nants, such as viruses and
bacteria, which may come
from sewage treatment
plants, septic systems, agri-
cultural livestock operations,
(B) Inorganic contami-
nants, such as salts and met-
Wateraddrbs ueml to
N/A MCL z 60 drinking war
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leaching from wood
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Maximum residual disin-
fectant level goal or MRDLG:
The level of a drinking water
disinfectant below which there
is no known or expected risk to
health. MRDLGs do not reflect
the benefits of the use of dis-
infectants to control microbial
Initial Distribution System
Evaluation (IDSE): An important
part of the Stage 2 Disinfec-
tion Byproducts Rule (DBPR).
The IDSE is a one-time study
conducted by water systems to
identify distribution system loca-
tions with high concentrations
of trihalomethanes (THMs) and
haloacetic acids (HAAs). Water
systems will use results from
the IDSE, in conjunction with
their Stage 1 DBPR compliance
monitoring data, to select com-
pliance monitoring locations for
the Stage 2 DBPR.
als, which can be naturally-
occurring or result from urban
stormwater runoff, industrial
or domestic wastewater dis-
charges, oil and gas produc-
tion, mining, or farming.
(C) Pesticides and herbi-
cides, which may come from
a variety of sources such as
agriculture, urban stormwater
runoff, and residential uses.
(D) Organic chemical con-
taminants, including synthetic
and volatile organic chemi-
cals, which are by-products of
industrial processes and pe-
troleum production; and can
also come from gas stations,
urban stormwater runoff, and.
(E) Radioactive contami-
nants, which can be naturally
occurring or be the result of
oil and gas production and
In order to ensure that tap
water is safe to drink, the
EPA prescribes regulations,
which limit the amount of
certain contaminants in wa-
ter provided by public water
systems. The Food and
Drug Administration (FDA)
regulations establish limits for
contaminants in bottled water,
which must provide the same.
protection for public health.
Some people may be
more vulnerable to con-
taminants in drinking water
than the general popula-
persons such as persons
with cancer undergoing
who have undergone organ
transplants, people with
HIV/AIDS or other immune
system disorders, some
elderly, and infants can be
particularly at risk from
infections. These people
should seek advice about
drinking water from their
health care providers. EPA/
CDC guidelines on ap-
propriate means to lessen
the risk of infection by
Cryptosporidium and other
nants are available from the.
Safe Drinking Water Hotline
In 2004 the Department
of Environmental Protection
performed a Source Water
Assessment on our system.
The assessment was con-
ducted to provide information
about any potential sources
of contamination in the vi-
cinity of our wells. There is
one potential source of con-
tamination identified for this
system with a moderate sus-
ceptibility level. The assess-
ment results are available
on the FDEP Source Water
Assessment and Protection
Program website at www.
dep.state.fl.us/swapp or they
can be obtained from Michael
Wahlquist at the City of Bristol
We at City of Bristol work
around the clock to provide
top quality water to every.
We ask that all our custom-
ers help us protect our water
sources, which are the heart
of our community, our way of
life and our children's future.
APRIL 2, 2008 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 15
Liberty County School Board is proposing changes
to the following policies:
6.78 Social Security Numbers
A public hearing on these policies will be held on April
15, 2008 at the Liberty County Administrative Offices,
Hwy 12 South, Bristol, FL 32321 at 5:00 pm. Copies
of the policies are available at the Superintendent's
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RE I *EAPER VISIT ALTHA SCHOOL
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Dr. Santine Cuccio and her team
of scientists recently traveled to
7M. L W sAltha School to teach our students
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Thnru March 31st drinking water. Our students had
I II arch 1 v IS the opportunity to engage in hands
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The students observed different
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Many components of an aquifer
through which we get our drinking
water. This was an excellent
opportunity for our students to
learn about pollution and why it is
_F__ 'so harmful to our Florida aquifers
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MRSP $33,800 plates ready at their concession
SAVE $7,000 stand around 5:30 p.m. (CT) this
Friday. The price of the plates
are $6 each and they will include:
baked beans, potato salad, coleslaw
and a drink.
No need to wonder what to fix
for supper this Friday. Just come on
to The Cotton Patch, enjoy a good
S.chicken plate and the Blountstown
I UIf I v. Altha baseball game at 7 p.m.
e O M (CT)!
All proceeds go to benefit the
Altha Wildcats baseball team.
SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR
PLANNED APRIL 4 10
Altha School will host a
Scholastic Book Fair on April 4 -
10 in the media center. Families,
teachers, and the community are
invited to attend the fair, which will
feature the theme: "Take a Reading
Hours for the fair will be 8 a.m.
- 3 p.m. daily. On Tuesday, April 8,
there will be a special Family Event
from 3 6 p.m. The event will
include refreshments, door prizes,
and time to browse at the fair.
The book fair will also feature
the One For Books program. This
program's goal is to bring more
books into schools at the local
level and promote reading globally.
Donate just $1 or some loose
change and sign a book slip so it
can be displayed at the book fair.
Scholastic Book Fairs will match
the One for Books dollars you
raise with a donation of up to a
million books to three non-profit
organizations devoted to improving
reading skills among children:
Kids in Distressed Situations,
Inc., National Center for Family
Literacy, and Toys for Tots.
I CALENDAR OF EVENTS |
Wednesday, April 2 Elementary
I Honor Assembly, 8 a.m.; Varsity
Baseball at LCHS, 7 p.m.
SThursday, April 3 "Sea-to-See"-
S-Grades 3-5; Varsity Softball at South
Walton, 5 p.m.
Friday, April 4 "Pioneer Days"
at the Pioneer Settlement--Grades
1 2-5; Varsity Baseball vs. BHS, 7 p.m.
Friday, April 4-10 Spring
I Book Fair
SSaturday, April 5 Prom, 8 -
Monday, April 7 Tobacco
Awareness speaker--Grades 6-12,
S8 a.m.; Varsity Softball at Malone, 5
p.m.; Varsity Baseball vs. Wewa, 6
I p.m.; Progress Reports
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TAKE STOCKIN CHILDREN
Junicia Baker, the daughter of Teresa and
Ismael Rebollar, was awarded a $10,000
scholarship from Take Stock in Children which
she will receive upon graduating. Junicia
is a freshman at BHS. If you would like to
make a donation to Take Stock in Children
scholarships, please contact Barbara Hathaway
at the school board office, 674-5927.
by Jessica Bontrager
Blountstown High School battled in two
Take Stock Scholarship pictured from left in Children Math Competitions last week. On Thursday,
picture is of Loraine McClellan, Teresa Rebollar, Junicia March 27, students traveled to Chipola to
Baker, and Pam Bozeman. c ete in various math events. The winners
PHOTO BY CAROLYNE VAN LIEROP
are as follows:
Overall Blountstown (Ashley Adams, Harlea Perdue, and Eric Jones), first place
Algebra I first place David Leonard, first place; Eric Jones, second place; Stewart Hemdon,
Geometry Ashley Adams, third place; Aubrey Tharpe, fourth place
Algebra II Travis Pittman, first place; Harlea Perdue, third place; Max Herndon, seventh place
Ciphering Team Algebra I
- David Leonard, Eric Jones and
Ciphering Team Algebra II -
Travis Pittman, Harlea Perdue and
On Friday, they competed again
at Wallace Community College with *.
winners in Algebra I as follows:
David Leonard, first place and
Stewart Herndon, third place.
These events were a good
opportunity for our students to meet Math competition, pictured from left David Leonard, Aubrey Tharpe,
similarly interested people from the Eric Jones, Travis Pittman, Max Herndon, Stewart Herndon, Harlea
tri-state area. Perdue, andAshleyAdams, along with Mrs. Allyson Howell.
PHOTO BY CARMEN OVERHOLT.
DON'T STOP THE MUSIC
by Andrea Nunn and Cuyler Engram
On March 27, Blountstown High School Band and Liberty County
High Schol Band came together to produce wonderful music at the first
annual Solo Festival. The two rival schools met at the Blountstown
High School Band Room to create a sweet blend of harmonies and
melodies. Gretchen Reiter, the BHS band director, did a wonderful job
coordinating this event. The musicians performed with great proficiency
and demonstrated great musicianship.
SB-TOWN HIGH SCHOOL CALENDAR OF EVENTS
SWednesday, April 2 NHS Induction at 8:30 a.m. in the BHS
Thursday, April 3 Softball at Arnold at 6 p.m.; French State Comp.
at Orlando; DCT Banquet
Friday, April 4 Baseball atAltha at 7 p.m.; Softball at Home against
SBozeman at 4:30/6 p.m.; Freshman Orientation
Monday, April 7 Baseball at Sneads at 7 p.m.; Softball at Home
I against Liberty at 4/6 p.m.; Progress Reports
Tuesday, April 8 Senior Trip; Softball at Home against Malone at
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A variety of fruits and
vegetables or fruit juice and a
choice of lowfat or whole milk
served with all meals.
Breakfast Pancakes, sau-
Breakfast Grilled ham &
Breakfast Sausage & gravy
biscuit, hash brown, juice.
Lunch: Spaghetti & Italian I
meat sauce, sweet peas, I
peaches, dinner roll. AL-
TERNATE: Chicken salad
on a bun.
Lunch: Oven fried chicken,
mashed potatoes, gravy,
green beans, dinner roll.
ALTERNATE: Country fried
I Lunch: Sloppy Joe, tater
I tots, Cali. blend vegetable,
falo chicken wrap.
All menus are subject to change
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The Chipola Regional Workforce Development Board (CR-
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of a Certified Public Accounting Firm for the purpose of
auditing federal grant funds received under the Workforce
Investment Act, Wagner Peyser, and Welfare Transition
Programs. For more information or to obtain a copy of the
proposal call (850)718-0456, Ext. 102 or 105 or you can
access a copy from our website www.onestopahead.com
by clicking on the link that says 2008 CRWDB Audit RFP.
Proposals are due by 3:30 p.m. (CST) on May 1, 2008.
Minority owned businesses are encouraged to apply. The
CRWDB is an equal opportunity employer/program. Aux-
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NOTICE OF GENERAL
I, Kurt S. Browning, Secretary of State
of the State of Florida, do hereby give
notice that a GENERAL ELECTION
will be held in LIBERTY County, State
of Florida, on the FOURTH day of NO-
VEMBER, 2008, A.D., to fill or retain
the following offices:
*President and Vice-President
*Representative in Congress: Dis-
*State Attorney: Judicial Circuit 2
*Public Defender: Judicial Circuit 2
-State Representative: District 7
-Supreme Court: Retention of One
*First District Court of Appeal: Re-
tention of Six Judges
*Circuit Judge, Second Judicial Cir-
cuit: Groups 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13
*Chipola River Soil and Water Con-
servation District: Groups 1, 2, 3, 4
*Clerk of the Circuit Court
*Superintendent of Schools
*Supervisor of Elections
*School Board: Districts 1 and 2
*County Commissioner: Districts 1,
3 and 5 42. *
IN THE S
FOR LIBERTY C
K OF JACKSON COI
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to
a Final Judgement of Foreclosure dated
March 20, 2008, entered in Civil Action
No. 07-46-CA, of the Circuit Court of the
Second Judicial Circuit in and for Liberty
County, Florida, wherein the parties were
the Plaintiff, THE BANK OF JACKSON
COUNTY and the Defendant, CAROL
WILSON, I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash at 11 a.m. (CT) on
the 15th day of April, 2008, at the front
door of the Liberty County Courthouse,
Bristol, Florida, the following described
real property as set forth in said Final
Judgement of Foreclosure:
Commence at a rod and cap marking
the Southwest corner of Block "34"
of the Town of Sumatra lying in Sec-
tion 19, Township 5 South, range 7,
West, Liberty County, Florida, said
point also lying on the Northerly
right of way of 8th Street; thence
run South 05 degrees 11 minutes
27 seconds East 80.08 feet to a rod
and cap lying on the Southerly right
of way of said 8th Street; thence
run along said right of way South
84 degrees 51 minutes 50 seconds
Tell 'em you
saw it in The
West 260.47 feet to a rod and cap
marking the intersection of said
Right of way with the Easterly right
of way of the Apalachicola North-
ern Railroad; thence leaving said
Southerly right of way run along
said Easterly right of way South 05
degrees 02 minutes 37 seconds East
1101.95feettoa rod and cap;thence
leaving said right of way run North
84 degrees 35 minutes 55 seconds
East 325.01 feet to a rod and cap
lying on the centerline of a 60 foot
wide roadway easement; thence
continuealong said centerline North
84 degrees 35 minutes 55 seconds
East 162.50 feet to a rod and cap
for the Point of Beginning; thence
from said Point of Beginning and
leaving said centerline run South
05 degrees 02 minutes 37 seconds
East 268.07 feet to a rod and cap;
thence North 84 degrees 35 minutes
55 seconds East 162.50 feet to a rod
and cap; thence North 05 degrees
02 minutes 37 seconds West 268.07
feet to a point lying on the centerline
of a 60 foot wide roadway easement;
thence run along said centerline
South 84 degrees 35 minutes 55
seconds West 162.50 feet to the
Point of Beginning.
Subject to a 60 foot wide roadway
easement lying over and across
the Northerly 30 feet described
The successful bidder at the sale will
be required to place the requisite state
documentary stamps on the Certificate
Dated this 2nd day of April, 2008.
Robert Hill, Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: V. Summers, Deputy Clerk
UNTY, Frank A. Baker, ESQ.
Florida Bar No. 0209791
4431 Lafayette St.
Marianna, FL 32446
Telephone (850) 526-3633
Fax (850) 526-2714
Attorney for Plaintiff 4-2.9
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR LIB-
ERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE
File No. 08-13 CP
IN RE: ESTATE OF KENNETH JOE
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS
OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE
ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an
Order of Summary Administration has
been entered in the estate of Kenneth
Joe Odom, deceased, File Number 08
-13 CP, by the Circuit Court for Liberty
County, Florida, Probate Division, the ad-
dress of which is PO Box 399 Bristol, FL
32321; that the decedent's date of death
was January 5, 2008; that the total value
of the estate is less than $75,000.00 and
that the names and addresses of those
to whom it has been assigned by such
Linda Ann Odom
7723 NE Chattahoochee Circle
Bristol, FL 32321
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NO-
TIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of
the decedent and persons having claims
or demands against the estate of the de-
cedent other than those for whom pro-
vision for full payment was made in the
Order of Summary Administration must
file their claims with this court WITHIN
THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN
SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA
ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO
FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER AP-
PLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM
FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE
AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF
DEATH IS BARRED.
The first date of publication of this notice
is March 12, 2008
ATTORNEY FOR PERSON GIVING
Kristi M. Odom
Florida Bar No. 0182044
Post Office Box 1129
Chipley, Florida 32428
Telephone: (850) 638-7587
Fax: (850) 6383409
Linda Ann Odom
7723 NE Chattahoochee Circle
Bristol, Florida 32321 -26.4z
Calhoun County Senior Citizens Asso-
ciation, Inc. has the following surplus
vehicles available to the public:
#14 One (1) 2002 Ford Station Wagon;
Minimum Bid: $5,000; Mileage 138,378,
#15 One (1) 2002 Ford Station Wagon;
Minimum Bid: $5,000; Mileage 122,648,
#18 One (1) 2002 Ford Van with One-
Wheelchair Securement; Minimum Bid:
$8,000; Mileage 81,728, Good Condi-
Place bids in a sealed envelope marked
"SEALED BID" and mark vehicle num-
ber on the outside of envelope. Bids will
be opened at the General Membership
Meeting on Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at
8:00 AM. Calhoun County Senior Citi-
zens reserves the right to reject any or
Vehicles may be seen at the Calhoun
County Transit Facility at 16859 NE
Cayson Street, Blountstown, between
the hours of 8:00 AM CT 4:00 PM CT,
Monday-Friday. 3 4-
NOTICE TO RECEIVE
The City of Bristol will receive sealed
bids from any qualified person, company
or corporation interested in bidding on
25 KW, THREE PHASE PORTABLE
DIESEL OR PROPANE GENERA-
TOR FOR THE BRISTOL SANITARY
SEWER LIFT STATIONS
PRI PROJECT #205.009
This bid is only for supplying a generator
to the City. Specifications for either type
of generator can be obtained at Preble-
Rish, Inc., 10490 NW Main Street, Bris-
tol, Florida 32321, (850) 643-2771. The
bid must conform to Section 287.133(3)
Florida Statutes, on public entity crimes.
It will be the responsibility of the manu-
facturer to supply the City with the gen-
erator within 8 weeks of the acceptance
of the low bid.
Please indicate on the envelope that this
is a sealed bid, the project number and
what the bid is for.
Bids will be received until 5 p.m. (ET),
on Monday, May 5, 2008, at the Bristol
City Hall, 12444 NW Virginia G. Weaver
St., Bristol, Florida 32321, and will be
opened and read aloud on Monday, May
5, 2008, at 6:30 p.m. (ET).
The City of Bristol is an Equal Opportu-
nity Employer and reserves the right to
waive informalities in any bid, to accept
and/or reject any or all bids, and to ac-
cept the bid that in their judgment will be
in the best interest of the City of Bristol.
If you have any questions, please call
Kristin Brown at (850) 643-2771.
Page 18 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL APRIL 2, 2008
HOMER THOMAS FRITTS JR.
BLOUNTSTOWN Homer Thomas Fritts Jr.,
73, died Tuesday, March 25, 2008 in Panama City.
He was born on Dec. 14,1934 in Richmond, KY and
had lived in Calhoun County for the past 20 years,
coming from Panama City. He was a retired painter
and a member of the Protestant faith.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, John
Paul and Clarence Ray Fritts, and a sister, Flo May
Survivors include two brothers, Charles Manuel
Fritts of Richmond, KY and Don Fritts of Kokomo,
IN; several nieces and nephews; dear friends, Rex
and Patty Floyd and family of Panama City.
Graveside services were held Saturday, March
29, 2008 at Nettle Ridge Cemetery in Blountstown
with Rev. Dan Yoder officiating.
Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in
charge of the arrangements.
JULIANNE ELIZABETH BOBO
TALLAHASSEE Julianne Elizabeth Bobo,
infant, died Tuesday, March 25, 2008.
Survivors include her parents, Bobby and Sara
Bobo of Tallahassee; paternal grandparents, Paul
and Barbara Bobo of Tallahassee; maternal grand-
parents, Chris and Julia Hosig of Bristol; paternal
great-grandparents, Anna and Charles Bobo of
Batavia, NY; maternal great-grandmother, Imogene
Syfrett of Chipley.
Graveside services were held Saturday, March
29, 2008 at Tallahassee Memory Gardens.
Charles McClellan Funeral Home in Quincy was
in charge of the arrangements.
GRACEVILLE Melba Strickland, 83, died
Thursday, March 27, 2008 at the Campbellton-
Graceville Hospital. Beloved by all, she was born
in Graceville on Oct. 19; 1924 to the late Limmie
and Nicie Taylor Miles. She was a long time active
member of Damascus Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her daughter,
Ruby and four brothers, Artis, Odell, B.H. and R.L.
Survivors include her husband of 66 years,
Harvey; six children and their spouses, Janice and
Wilson Rogers of Malone, Myrlene and Truman
Holley of Blountstown, Dallis and Betty Strickland
of Calera, AL, Thelma and Dale Wileman of Boni-
fay, Donnie and Brenda Strickland of Graceville,
Sammy and Mary Strickland of Kinard; three
brothers and their spouses, Adell and Betty Miles
of Sneads, A.C. Miles of Cottondale, Ray Miles
and Judy of Americus, GA; three sisters and their
spouses, MaeBelle and Harvey Grantham of Blount-
stown, Ann and Jim Pippen of Sneads, Pat and Don
Newsome of Marianna; 15 grandchildren; 24 great-
grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren; a host
of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Services were held Saturday, March 29, 2008 at
Damascus Baptist Church with Rev. Chester Padgett
and Dr. Jerry Oswalt officiating. Interment followed
in the church cemetery.
Those wishing may make memorials to Damas-
cus Baptist Church Childrens Ministry, 5083 Hwy.
77, Graceville, FL 32440 or Covenant Hospice 4440
Lafayette St., Suite C, Marianna, FL 32446.
James and Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville
was in charge of the arrangements.
NORA B. DEESE
BLOUNTSTOWN Nora B. Deese, 87, went
home to be with the Lord with her family by her
side Friday, March 28, 2008 in Tallahassee. She
dearly loved her family and friends and was loved
by all who knew her. She was born on Jan. 23, 1921
in Houston County, AL and had lived in Calhoun
County for most of her life. She was a member of
the First Pentecostal Holiness Church in Blount-
stown. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her great-grand-
son, Jamie Shiver Jr. and a beloved son-in-law,
Survivors include one son, Dwayne Deese and
his wife, Carrie of Blountstown; four daughters,
Elna Ramos and her husband, Walt of Marianna,
Barbara Jacobs and her husband, Ronnie of Bristol,
Glenda Travis and her husband, Dale of Tallahas-
see and Lazelle Creel and her husband, Jerome
of Blountstown; one brother, Leonard Kirkland
of Blountstown; one sister, Vonnie Sellers of
Blountstown; 14 grandchildren and 21 great-
Services were held Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at
First Pentecostal Holiness Church in Blountstown
with Jack Strader officiating. Interment followed in
Nettle Ridge Cemetery in Blountstown.
Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in
charge of the arrangements.
JAMES EDWARD COLVIN
HOSFORD James Edward Colvin, 77, went
home to be with the Lord, Friday, March 28, 2008
at his home. He was born on Jan. 22, 1931 in Lib-
erty County and had lived there most of his life. He
worked for the St. Joe Paper Mill in Port St. Joe for
over 24 years. He was a member of the Mt. Zion
United Pentecostal Holiness Church in Hosford.
He was preceded in death by his brother, R.C.
Colvin and a sister, Jean Mitchell.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Colvin of
Hosford; two daughter, Pat Hires and her hus-
band, Billy of Blountstown, Ann Kincaid and her
husband, Kenny of Hosford; six grandchildren and
Services were held Monday, March 31,2008 at
Mt. Zion United Pentecostal Holiness Church in
Hosford with Rev. Aaron Elkins officiating. Inter-
ment followed in the Hosford Cemetery.
Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in
charge of the arrangements.
BLOUNTSTOWN Inez Williams, 82, went
home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 30,
2008 in Blountstown. She was born on Jan. 10,
1926 in Enterprise, AL and had lived in Calhoun
County for several years, coming from Crawford-
ville. She was a member of the First Assembly
of God Church in Blountstown. She retired as a
Survivors include two brothers, Raymond Holt
of Dothan, AL and Rex Holt of Geneva, AL; one
sister, Rebecca Williams of Blountstown; six nieces
and two nephews.
Services will be held Wednesday, March 2,2008
at 1 p.m. (CT) at First Assembly of God Church in
Blountstown with Rev. Shelton Kindig and Brother
Dennis Tanton officiating. Interment followed in
Nettle Ridge Cemetery in Blountstown.
Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in
charge of the arrangements.
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MARIANNA Louise Cynthia Register, 74, formerly of Altha,
died Sunday, March 30, 2008 at the Chipola Nursing Pavilion in
Marianna. She was a lifelong resident of this area. She enjoyed read-
ing and visiting with friends and family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John Lee and Mattie
Charles; her husband, Daniel Register Sr.; a daughter, Linda Kay
Survivors include two sons, Henry Michael Register and his wife,
Gail of Columbus, GA and Dan Register Jr. of Bremerton, WA; four
daughters, Donna Scott and her husband, Buddy of Buena Vista, GA,
Brenda Register of Fountain, Danny Cole and her husband, Jesse of
Marianna, Cindy Register of Blountstown; a granddaughter, Dawn
Herring and her husband, Brad of Altha; great-granddaughters, Emma
and Ashley Herring; one brother, B.E. Charles and his wife, Wilma
of Sneads; one sister, Georgia Lee Hobby of Grand Ridge; as well
as several other grandchildren, great-grandchildren, many nieces,
nephews and friends.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 2,2008 at the First
United Methodist Church in Sneads with Rev. Bill Kundo officiating.
Interment will follow in Pope Cemetery.
Hall Funeral Home in Altha is in charge of the arrangements.
Home of Bristol
contracts are now fhand/ed by the
Bevis family andstaff.
All operations of the funeral process
will be handled on location at
12008 NW State Road 20.
Todd Wahlquist, Rocky Bevis & Ed Peacock
Licensed Funeral Directors
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Carpenter bees are buzzing
March usually brings the first
sightings of carpenter bees in
north Florida. While they do
resemble the well-known bumble
bee, they differ in appearance and
Carpenter bees are large and
robust. The upper surface of
their abdomen is bare and shiny
black. Bumble bees have a hairy
abdomen with at least some
Bumble bees usually nest in
the ground whereas carpenter
bees tunnel into wood to lay their
eggs. Carpenter bees are so named
because they excavate galleries in
wood to create nest sites. They do
not actually consume the wood.
Rather, they feed on pollen and
nectar making them important
pollinators of flowers and trees.
Bare, unpainted or weathered
softwoods are preferred especially
redwood, cedar, cypress and
pine. Painted or pressure-treated
wood is much less susceptible
to attack. Common nesting sites
include eaves, window trim,
siding, wooden shakes, decks and
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by Theresa Friday,
Horticulture Extension Agent,
Santa Rosa County
Carpenter bees spend the
winter as adults within their old
nest tunnels. After emerging in
the spring, the adults mate and the
female begins excavating a gallery
with her mandibles mouthpartss)
at the rate of one inch in six days.
The gallery has a clean-cut, round
entrance hole that may be up to
1/2 inch in diameter.
Damage from a pair of bees is
slight, but if the gallery is used
over several years, damage can
be more severe. Once the gallery
is completed, the female begins
to provision a brood cell with
bee bread, a mixture of pollen
and regurgitated nectar. After
laying an egg on top of the mass
the female closes the cell with
chewed wood pulp. Each female
may have six to eight sealed brood
cells in a linear row in one gallery
as she backs outward.
Larvae develop on the pollen/
nectar food provided, with the
life cycle completed in 30 to 40
days. After the new adults chew
through the cell partitions and
emerge, they collect and store
pollen in the existing galleries
which they use for hibernation
during the winter. The previous
year's adults die. They are not
social insects and there is one
generation per year.
Males do not drill tunnels, but
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they are territorial. Male carpenter
bees can be quite aggressive, often
hovering in front of people who
are around the nests. The males
are quite harmless, however,
since they lack stingers. Female
carpenter bees can inflict a painful
sting but seldom do unless they
are handled or harassed. The
males can be distinguished from
females by a whitish spot on the
front of the face.
The best way to deter the bees
is to paint all exposed wood
surfaces, especially those which
have a history of being attacked.
Wood stains and preservatives
are .less reliable than painting,
but will provide some degree
of repellency versus bare wood.
Preventive sprays applied to
wood surfaces are effective only
for a short period, meaning that
you would have to repeat the
application about every two to
Once nesting activity has
begun, damage may be reduced
by treating the entrance holes
with an insecticidal spray or dust.
Products containing carbaryl
(Sevin), cyfluthrin or a number
of other pyrethroids (bifenthrin,
permethrin, etc.) also are labeled
for use against carpenter bees.
Theresa Friday is the
Agentfor Santa Rosa County. The
use of trade names, ifused in this
article, is solely for the purpose
ofproviding specific information.
It is not a guarantee, warranty,
or endorsement of the product
name(s) and does not signify that
they are approved to the exclusion
For additional information
about all of the county extension
services and other articles of
interest go to: http://santarosa.
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ITEMS FOR SALE
Two side-by-side grave plots,
lot # 52A place 3 and 4, Evergreen
Memorial Garden in Panama City on
Hwy. 231. Call 670-5195. 4-2,4-9
Air hockey game, $40. Call
674-6520 or 447-0140. 3-26, 4-2
Large antique milk cans, $30
each;antique trunk, good condition,
$75. Call 674-6520 or 447-0140.
style, $60 each. Call 674-2310.
Rainforest bouncer, paid $80,
asking $50; Pack-N-Play, $50 both
in excellent condition, barely used.
Call 674-2842. 3-26,4-2
Metal head and foot board, rails,
about 85 years old, like-new condi-
tion. Call 674-8517. 4-2,4-9
Movie rack, holds up from 80 to
100 movies, paid $30 asking $18.
Call 674-3264. 4-2,4-9
Two overstuffed La-z-boy chairs,
with floral fabric, $50 each. Call
Corner curio cabinet, $150; rustic
roughcut pine four shelf unit, new, 5
ft. high, 6ft. long, $75. Call 674-6520
or 447-0140. 3-26,4-2
7 days a week service
5'x 10'......... .20
10'x 25'.........90 : !
Call 762-9555, 762-8807
or 762-8597 Up
"No Job Too Big or Small"
Licensed & Insured, contractor & roofer
landscape, pressure \
cleaning, renovations., _
seamless gutter, .s' I 1 '
& screen enclosure
FOR FREE ESTIMATES -
Call 674-8092 UFN
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To place your ad, call 643-3333 or 1-800-717-3333 by noon Eastern
Time on Saturday. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks.
Glider/rocker, olive green, excel-
lent condition, paid $150, asking
$75; couch, tan with printed pillows,
excellent condition, $250. Call
674-2842. 3-26, 4-2
36" RCA Console TV, with enter-
tainmentcenterand surround sound
auto system, DVD player, $750. Call
762-9149. 4-2, 4-9
Two Direct TVreceivers, $15 each.
Call 762-3455. 3-26,4-2
AT&T Blackberry, $50. Call
Benchmark fax machine, copier,
and color printer, $80; AT&T cell
phone, $15, land phone, $10. Call
Kenmore washer/dryer, heavy
duty, matched set, $100. Call
674-6520 or 447-0140. 4-2, 4-9
Whirlpool air conditioner, 24
BTU, 220V, digital, $125; New Bass
Pro fryer/steamer combo, stain-
less steel, $100. Call 674-6520 or
1995 Toyota Corolla, needs motor,
has cracked head, five speed, $300.
Call Kristy at 643-3655. 3-26,4-2
First Saturday of every month
The auction will be held April 5
at7 p.m. (Old Coins, Tools, Col-
lectibles, candy, food & Misc.
items) Free setup for yard
sale every Saturday. Public is
Col. James W. Copeland
18098 NW County Rd. 12
1999 Ford Mustang GT, 35th an-
niversary edition, automatic trans-
mission, CD player with XM radio,
silver in color with black leather
interior, BBK headers, drilled and
slotted rotors, H pipes with Flo
master exhaust, 99k miles, great
condition, worth $12,200, asking
$9,500 or best offer. Call 643-6942
or 674-2255. 3-26,4-2
1998 Nissan Frontier, extra cab,
4WD, with power locks and win-
dows, $5,000. Call 674-3551 if no
answer leave message. 4-2,4-9
1976 Ford F100, short wheel base,
302 engine, automatic transmis-
sion, power steering and brakes, in
good condition. Call 209-4645 if no
answer leave message. 4-2,4-9
1998 Chevy S-10, extended cab,
step, four cylinder, automatic,
looks and runs good, $3,500. Call
1986 Ford F-150, 302 automat-
ic, good condition, $1,600. Call
1999 Chevy Silverado, 160k miles,
automatic, V6, toolbox, very good
condition, Nada value $7,300, ask-
ing $6,200. Call 379-8732. 3-26,4-2
1958 Dodge project truck, 3/4 ton,
4WD, 340 Magnum engine, make
offer. Call 762-2379. 3-26,4-2
1995 Toyota 4Runner, 4WD, all
electric, sunroof, new motor, trans-
mission, and rear end, good shape,
$4,500. Call 643-2812. 4-2,4-9
1993 Ford Starcraft conversion van,
four captain's chairs, electric
bench, super clean interior, TV,
DVD/CR, runs good, $3,000. Call
762-8726. 4-2, 4-9
1994 Ford van, silver, $3,500;
1993 Oldsmobile tan van, $1,300;
1992-Ford Ranger pickup, $1,400;
1986 Plymouth van, $1,000; 1988
Buick Regal, red in color, $1,300;
furniture truck, $3,000; all for sale
or will trade or pay down payment
on a three bedroom brick home.
Call 674-3264. 3-19T.4-9
AUTO PARTS &
18" Mazzi wheels, alloy with
chrome finish, universal, comes
with three good tires, $550. Call
643-2715 or 447-0011. 4-2,4-9
Factory 15" Nissan Frontier
rims, and mud grip tires, set of
four, tire size 30x950 R15, $150.
Call 643-6003 or 643-2197 after 5
Chevrolet rims and tires, set of four
factory 6 lug 16", size 235/70 R16,
$200. Call 643-1514 or 643-1459
after 6 p.m. 4-2,4-9
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5x8 Tilt bed trailer, large 15" tires,
heavy duty axel, pressure treated
floor, $400. Call 674-7168. 4-2.4-9
Covermaster truck topper, 8 ft.
fiberglass, fits Silverado, $600. Call
643-8715. 3-26 T. 4-16
15-inch wheels and tires, alumi-
num, fits Jeep, $200. Call 899-0269
or 674-7138 leave message. UFN
2002Suzuki Katana600, low miles,
newtires, new brakes, $3,500. Call
643-2715 or 447-0011. 4-2.4-9
2003 Yamaha125Y2, $1,700; 1996
Honda XR 200 R dirt bike, $1,500.
Call 227-4881. 4-2,4-9
Two electric golf carts, one is
older model fixer upper, the other
is a 1998 two seater, runs good,
new charger. Call 643-5699 in the
afternoon for information. 4-2, 4-9
Honda CRF 230 dirtbike, used 75
hours, like new condition, $2,500.
Call 643-2612. 3-26, 4-2
2003 Polaris Sportsman 700,380
original miles garage kept, $5,000.
Call 643-8715. 3-26T.4-16
2007 Honda Shadow 750 Spirit,
windshield, highway bars, back
rest, luggage rack, like new, under
warranty, $6,600. Call 899-0269 or
674-7138 leave message. UFN
17' Monark aluminum boat, fully
rigged and ready to fish, $6,000
or best offer. Call 643-2715 or
447-0011. 4-2. 4-9
2000 25 hp Mercury outboard,
remote control, runs great, $1,350;
2001 115 hp Mercury outboard
with controls, $1,850; older 50
hp Mercury runs fair, $400; Eagle
bass boat, comes with steering,
15 ft. boat only, $350; galvanized
boat trailer, $250. Call 227-4881 or
3 bedroom, 2 bath
house, 1,332 sq. ft.
under roof, custom
shingles, vinyl' sid-
ing, laminate and
carpet flooring, along
with ceramic in the
bathrooms. Sits on
3/4 acre lot on Black
Bottom Road., ap-
proximately five miles
south of Altha.
Call (850) 899-0269
1, 2 & 3 Bedroom
"The Best Place to Live"
Call (850) 674-4202
16978 NW Mayo Street,
Blountstown, FL 32424.
EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY
12 ft. fiberglass boat, 25 hp Mer-
cury, trailer, $500. Call 643-6728
before 3:30 p.m. (ET). 3-26,4-2
200716ft. welded aluminum, 5ft.
beam, stick steering, 55 hp John-
son, trim and tilt, all new, no trailer,
$8,500. Call 674-7138. UFN
2003 Holiday Rambler, Class
C, white and gold, 26,000 miles,
very clean, excellent condition,
non smokers and no pets, queen
bed, slide outs, jacks, awnings,
aluminum exterior with metal roof,
6 new tires, includes tow bar and all
necessary supplies for hooking up,
retail price $49,000, asking $42,500
or best offer for quick sale! Call
674-8385 or 674-1843. 4-2,4-9
2003 Bunk model camper, 24 ft.,
very clean, everything works, sleeps
6, $7,500. Call 762-8726. 4-2,4-9
TOOLS & HEAVY
6x16ft. Landscapetrailer, comes
with two metal baskets, backpack
blower rack, two weed eater racks,
cooler rack, weed eater spool rack,
spring assist gate, $1,800 or best
offer. Call 643-6589. 3-26,4-2
16 ft. extension ladder, along with
6 ft. step ladder, $120 or best offer
for both. Call 643-2300. 3-26,4-2
$499 Sofa & Loveseat Microfiber set.
Still in crate, never used. Can deliver
7pc KING sz bdrm set. Solid wood
dovetailed drawers. Pillow top mattress
set incl. New still in packaging. Worth
$4k give away $1500. Can deliver:
12 inch NASA Visco Memory Foam
mattress still in box. New w/ warranty:
A QUEEN PILLOWTOP mattress and
box $149. Manufacturer wrapped,
ADJUSTABLE BED base and
mattress, list $2770, sell $999, NEW.
Cherry sleigh bed Solid Wood,
BRAND NEW in box, $250. 222-9879
DINING ROOM Deep rich cherry
finish: table, uphols chairs, lighted
china cabinet. Brand new in boxes, can
deliver. Must move, $850, 222-7783
FUTON, never used, in box, $229.
(can deliver). 425-8374
GLIDER ROCKER w/ ottoman.
BRAND NEW still in box. $199. Call
Orthopedic Pillowtop in sealed
plastic. Full warranty. Sacrifice $279.
Can deliver. 222-7783
NEW KING PILLOW TOP CHIRO
REST '.'ATTRE' :, SET, siI sealed wi
warranty. $299 425-8374
Pub Table Set, Solid Wood, Brand New
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To place your ad, call 643-3333 or 1-800-717-3333 by noon Eastern
Time on Saturday. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks.
Snapper riding lawn mower
in great condition, $300. Cal
Cub Cadet lawn tractor, mode
LT1018, hydrostat drive, 18 hp
48" cut, good condition, sells new
at Home Depot for $1,995 asking
$850. Call 674-7168. 4-2,4-.
Craftsman lawn tractor, 22 hp
Briggs and Stratton, 42" cut, one
yearold, used 44 hours, $1,800. Cal
643-8715. 3-26T. 4-16
Black and Decker lawn mower
electricwith mulcher, new$150. Cal
674-6520 or 447-0140. 3-26, 4-2
Cypress picnic table, new, 6 ft.,
$150. Call 674-6520 or 447-0140.
MTD riding lawn mower, 18 1/2
hp, good condition, $500. Cal
Wanted: Nintendo 64 game system.
Call 674-7263. 4-2,4-9
Wanted: Three bedroom house or
mobile home for rent, reasonably
priced. Also, minivan, reasonably
priced. Call 237-1378. 3-26,4-2
aka Route 3 Box 379
3 BR, 2 BA, 1536 SF
Tues, April 8 @ 1:00 PM
From 8420 Ivy Brook Lane
Local Agent: Janice Sumner,
United Country Real Estate, 850-674-4491
SAT & SUN
APRIL 5 & 6 1 to 3 PM
View ALL HOMES
SHiDSON& B G.HdsonJr
Wanted: Male Bull Mastiff for
stud service, fee negotiable. Call
674-6281 anytime. 3-26,4-2
Wanted: We buy junk cars, trucks,
batteries and salvage. We pay top
dollar. Call 643-5791 or 447-2215
ask for Hubert. 2-20 T5-4
Wanted: Will buy junk cars and
will move, any condition. Call
Wanted: Junk cars and trucks,
any condition, we pay cash. Call
762-8459 or 272-6836 cell.
42 gallon water tank, almost new.
Call 674-4301. 3-26,4-2
Shallow well pump motor, best
Offer. Call 643-2300. 3-26,4-2
Pendant light fixture, elegant
Hunter Kenroy brand, still in box
unopened. Leftover from building
project, cultured alabaster shade,
Uses three 60-watt bulbs, E-Z In-
stall, oxford silver finish, measures
20" by 16" wide, comes with eight
foot wire and two foot chain. Photo
on box. Asking $100. Can be seen
at The Journal office in Bristol on
Summers Road. UFN
HOMES & LAND
Two waterfront Dead Lake lots,
high elevation, no swamp land,
each 1/2 acre plus, beautiful view,
electricity available, most trees
cleared, $45,000 each or willing to
trade for land of equal value. Call
Only 75 bails left!
SSquare bails 550
Call Nick at (850)
762-8333 day, night
and weekends call
*Mobile home lots
utilities included 2BR/bath
and a half apartment
Commercial old Mexican
restaurant Commercial -
200 front ft. with 3 buildings
and fenced in area.
3 bedroom, 1 bath house
with central, heat and air.
2001 Fleetwood mobile home, 28
x 52, still looks brand new, includes
air conditioner, appliances, etc.,
must be moved, asking payoff. Call
524-5247. 3-26, 4-2
1986 mobile home, 14 x 70, two
bedroom, two bath, recently re-
modeled with hardwood flooring,
vinyl and painted walls, appliances
included, stove is new glass top,
will sell washer and dryer for $500
more, 12 x 18 screened porch,
$5,500. Must sell quickly and must
be moved. Call Jami at 879-2303
daytime or 379-8808 after 7 p.m.
Uncleared acreage in Clarksville.
Call 674-2310. 3-26,4-2
Big loton Chipola River, located in
Calhoun County. Call 643-1514.
HOUSE FOR SALE, 2 bedroom, 2 bath
home, built in 2003 on 3/4 acre, Hardie
board siding, ceramic tile and new wall
to wall carpet, 1,299 sq. ft. including
single car garage, located on Hwy. 71,
north of Blountstown, 5 minutes from
proposed site of new high school. Call
674-5352 after 4:30 p.m. (CT).LA/4-2&4-9
Pitt bull dog, black, four months
.old, male, really good with kids,
free to good home; Blondish Colby
bulldog, female, eight months old,
really good with kids, free to a good
home. Call 379-9400. 4-2,4-9
Pomeranian, 1 1/2yearsold, male,
red and tan, good breed dog; female
Labrador mix, black, free to good
home. Call 643-7441. 4-2,4-9
Yellow Labrador, two females, 10
weeks old, adorable, no fleas, $100.
Call 674-1808. 4-2,4-9
Colby Carver bulldog, female, five
months old, mother and father on
premises, $100. Call 674-2106.
Three female puppies, Yorkie,
Dachshund and Shitzu mixed, $100
each or best offer. Call Charlie or
Carrie at 557-0721. 3-26,4-2
Sparkle & Shine
:Houses, yards & closets
SCall Jeanie 447-1533
Herbert Whittaker's dau hter
12 x 65 mobile home, 2 bed-
room, 2 bath, screened porch
on front, back porch with big
utility room, located on Sam
Adkins Park Road in Blount-
stown, no pets.
S350 month S250 deposit
Call 674-1945 or 447-2440
before 7 p.m.
Bulldog puppies, 10 weeks
old, free to a good home. Call
LOST & FOUND
Lost: Male German shepherd,
seven months old, lost in Clarksville
at the Four Mile Creek area. Dog
is very shy and frightened. Call
674-3905 mornings or evenings.
Multi family yard sale, Saturday,
April 5, beginning at 8 a.m., 16442
SW Gaskin St. in Blountstown. Call
Estate sale, Friday and Saturday,
April 4-5, beginning at 7 a.m., 20324
NW McClellanAve. watch for signs,
off Hwy. 20, second street behind
Dr. Corbin's Dentist office in Blount-
stown. Call 674-5026. 4-2,4-9
Yard sale, Friday and Saturday,
April 4-5, beginning at 8 a.m. at
16859 NE Cayson St. in Blount-
stown at Senior Citizen building,
household items, clothing, all pro-
ceeds go to Advisory Council for
Senior Citizensof Calhoun County.
Call 674-4163. 4-2,4-9
Yard sale, Saturday, April 5, 7:30
a.m. to noon, 14276 NW Hoecake
Road, fish fryer, grill, TV, treadmill,
ski machine, china cabinet, com-
forter sets, floor lamps, weight
bench, large area rugs, tool box,
miscellaneous lawn tools, baby girl
clothes infant to 24 months, toys,
women, ladies, young boys and
men's clothing, name brand in great
condition. Call 643-4267. 4-2,4-9
Yard sale, Saturday, April 5, 8
a.m. to noon, in Clarksville, take
Hwy 20 to 287C, 2 miles to Ethel
Tower Road, follow signs tools,
clothes, toys, household items. Call
Yard sale, Friday and Saturday,
April 4-5, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., 15989
NE Spooner Lane in Altha behind
Altha School, clothes, toys, exercise
equipment. Call 557-2441.
Multi family yard sale, Saturday,
April 5, beginning at8 a.m., Liberty
County Courthouse parking lot,
everything from furniture to funky
stuff, cancel if rain. Call 379-8789.
Yard sale, Saturday, April 5, from 8
a.m. to 1 p.m., at Altha Town Hall,
all proceeds go toAmerican Cancer
Society, cancel if rain, clothes and
more. Call 762-9620. 4-2,4-9
Yard sale, Friday, April from 8 a.m.
to 6 p.m., and Saturday, April 5 from
8 a.m. to noon, 20715 NE Chester
St. in Hosford, lots of everything,
some furniture. Call 379-8350.
Yard sale, Friday and Saturday,
April 4-5, beginning at 8 a.m. ,
Chipola Manor Apt. A3 in Blount-
stown, ladies large size clothes,
and more, cancel if rain. Call
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a 'A '%"(
Custodial experience preferred. Duties will include basic
maintenance, repair and daily janitorial services for Liberty
County Health Department, Liberty Community Health Care
and Hosford Branch.
To apply please pick up an application at the Liberty County
Health Department located at 12832 NW Central Avenue,
For questions you may contact:
Tina Tharpe, Administrative Assistant II
Liberty County Health Department TT".' -_r7. L .T '
(850) 643-2415 ext..240 HEALTH'
Closing Date: 04/04/08 _
The School Board of Liberty County is accepting applica-
tions for the following position for the 2007-2008 school
year. Applications will be accepted online at Liberty County
School Board's Web site, www.lcsbonline.org. The applica-
tion is located in the Information and Opportunities section.
Once in this are, follow the "step by step" directions. Any
computer with Internet can be used, i.e. (Library, One Stop
Career Center, Adult School, etc.).
Those without computer access may come to the District
Administration Office and complete your application. Assis-
tance will be provided, if needed. Reasonable accommo-
dations for completing forms and interviews are available
for people with disabilities when requested in advance. For
a request for reasonable accommodations, please contact
the Office of the Superintendent.
TEACHER LCHS Allied Health Academy
*Bachelor Science degree from n accredited educational
institution with license or certification in any allied health
*Certified or certification eligible by the State of Florida in
the appropriate area
*Must provide written references upon request of the Su-
*Experience in hospital or other health care facility pre-
*Must be self motivated with strong organizational skills, as
this is a new program
COMPENSATION: SALARY RANGE: $31,770 $54,117
Applications will be received from: Until position is filled
EMPLOYMENT WILL BE CONTINGENT UPON
CLEARANCE OF FINGERPRINTS AND DRUG TEST
Employment opportunities are offered without regard to
race, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap or marital
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE
Homemade Bulldog Quilt Raffle set for April 16
The 2008 LCHS Senior Class will be raffling off a Homemade Bulldog quilt donated by Melissa
Anders on April 16. Tickets are can be purchased from seniors or from the front office at LCHSfor
$1 each. The proceeds will go towards 2008 Project Graduation. The quilt is displayed in the
front office at LCHS. For more information, contact Cindy Osterberg at 643-2241.
C O T N E R M
got out of here. I don't think I
ever seen him again."
A talent for sewing and home-
making kept her busy working
for others in the area. Annette
Adams recalls how she would
come home to find Miss Bessie
still there, mending clothes for
her sons when she could have al-
ready left for the day. And when
she was cooking, Adams' two
sons and their friends were sure
to be there for lunch, especially
if it involved her delicious bread
Her daughter Annie says they
learned a lot from their mother.
"She taught us how to work and
not let someone else take care of
you. We went to work early, not
because we had to but because
we wanted to." At that time,
some 60 or-so years ago, work
for kids included babysitting,
house cleaning and picking cot-
ton and working in the tobacco
When her mother took in
laundry, the children would sup-
ply the water. "Monday was
wash day and before we went to
school we would have to pump
three tubs full of water and do
three more when we came home
for lunch," she said.
Miss Bessie still lives in the
Boyd Street home where she
raised her children. She worked
until the age of 87, when her last
Nowadays, she enjoys visit-
ing, talking on the phone and
sorting through her hat collec-
tion as she recalls how each one
came to her. Many are extrava-
gant, with feathers and rhine-
When someone placed a new
hat on her to see how it looked re-
cently, she was quick to respond,
"That's not how I wear them!"
She reached up and tugged the
brim to the left. "I kind of pull
them to the side," she said.
And who's going to argue
with her? After 100 years on
this earth, Miss Bessie knows
just how things should be.
HOUSE FOR SALE
1.3 acres outside Altha,
1,936 sq. ft., 4 bedroom, 2
bath, 2 HVAC units, kitchen
with breakfast area, living
and dining room, sunroom,
wood laminate, ceramic tile
and carpet, 7 ceiling fans,
above-ground pool, re-
duced priceto $144,900.Call
272-6838 or 762-4481 .42.4-23
Buy, sell and trade with
Family with two preschoolers
Blountstown yard sale, Saturday,
April 5 from 7:30 until noon at B
& B Electronics on Hwy. 20 West
and 11th St. Baby items, household
items, little girl's clothing and much
more. Call 643-6738. 4-2
Blountstown yard sale, Saturday,
April 5 from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. at
17538 NE Jane St., acrossfrom Big
Bend Bait and Tackle on Hwy. 71N.
Baby and household items. Cancel
if rain. Call 674-2842. 4-2
Gigantic yard sale, Saturday, April
5 beginning at7 a.m. at 17170Angle
St. in Blountstown. Girls and toddler
clothes, ladies clothes sizes small/4,
men's clothes size 2X and much
more, all excellent condition and
cheaply priced. Call 643-5486.
Bristol yard sale, Friday, April 4
and Sunday, April 6 from 10 a.m.
until 3 p.m. at the pink house next
to Lake Mystic Supermarket on Hwy.
12S. Clothes and more, everything
is cheap. Call Kristy at 643-3655.
SScotts Landing in Calhoun Garage sale, Saturday, April 5
ountyneedsresponsibleper- from 8 a.m. until noon at 20945
)n for housekeeper at least NE SR. 20 in Hosford, behind old
nce a week for 3/2 home with white house on hill, look for signs.
og and cat. Houseclean- Ladies clothing sizes 10/12, ladies
g, lit g y shoes sizes 8/2 and 9, kids clothes,
g, light grocery shopping, .
Si erTV, furniture and much more. Call
occasional oversight of con-
actors, and some laundry 379-8239.
quired. Hours vary but nor- Multifamilyyardsale, Friday,Sat-
ally will be between 10am urday, and Sunday, April 4, 5, and
4pm or as convenient to the 6, 7 a.m. until, at the end of Suggs-
ousekeeper; pay is monthly Attaway Road in Clarksville, located
nd will increase as duties in- off Hwy. 73two miles North of Hwy.
ease. Must have own trans- 20 or five miles South of Shelton's
ortation, pass background corner, great assortment, watch for
ieck, sign confidentiality "signs. Call 674-8385. 4-2,4-9
agreement, have internet ac-
ess/digital camera or phone, Bristol: Yard sale, Saturday, and
nd present proof of legal im- Sunday, April 5, 8 a.m. until noon,
igration status or US citizen- at 13674 NW Pea Ridge Rd. Phone
lip. Call 850-227-6413. 643-2455. 4-2
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16908 NE Pear St Suite 2.
Blountstown Phone (850) 674-5088
The following positions are
available: Construction Trades
Helper, Janitorial, Dietetic
Worker, Office Clerk, Food
Service Worker, Production
Manager, Truck Driver. EOE
Service Chipola Workforce Board UFN
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skills and be proficient with
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office in Blountstown. Cost: $4280 each.
Shutout by Bozeman, 6-0; Malone edges 'Cats;
Altha blanks Cottondale and outlasts Sneads
SOUTHPORT, MARCH ., The mercy rule was
22-It was a Saturday ~ applied to end the game in
night of non-memorable -- the third inning.
season "firsts" for the Altha Hopefully, the Wildcats
Wildcats. A got back to their winning
It was the first time this ways this past Monday
by Jim Mclntosh,
contributing sports writer
when they faced the Malone
Tigers. Yesterday (Tuesday)
they began a three game
district series as they squared
off against the Cottondale
Hornets (check next week's
issue for details on both
games.) This Friday they'll
host the Sneads Pirates with
They had played the
They had suffered-a
They had been shutout;
They had struck out 10
times in a game;
They had only 1 hit in a
Their pitcher Tad Scott (6-1-1, 1.34 ERA)
Altha (13-3; 2-1, 2-2A) only had five players
to reach base in the game.
With one out in the first inning, Tad Scott
reached on a throwing error by the third baseman
and advanced to second on the play. However,
a groundout to end the inning would end his
opportunity to score:
Bozeman (11-0; 5-0, 2-2A) scored 2 runs off
of one hit in the fourth inning. An error by right
fielder Tony Golden allowed the leadoff batter
to reach. The next batter doubled to right field
to score the lead runner. A one-out sacrifice bunt
scored the other run.
Jake Edenfield reached in the fifth inning after
being hit by a pitch and he advanced to second on
a passed ball. But three consecutive strikeouts
ended the inning.
The Bucks padded their lead in the fifth
inning. With 2 outs Scott hit a batter and then
the next two batters hit back-to-back doubles.
Golden's second error of the night in the right
field allowed the fourth run to score. A single
plated Bozeman's final run.
In the sixth inning Josh McIntosh drew a
one-out walk. He moved to second on an errant
pick-off.throw by the pitcher. McIntosh tagged
up at second and moved third on Scott's fly-out
to right field. Noah Byler's pop up to the third
baseman ended the scoring threat.
With one out Jake Edenfield was issued a
walk. Keith Kirkpatrick followed by hitting a
Texas-league single to left field to move Edenfield
to second base. With two outs Edenfield stole
third base but Gary Chew struck out swinging to
end the scoring threat and the game.
Kirkpatrick's single in his 3 plate appearances
was the Wildcats only hit of the game.
Earlier that same afternoon the junior
varsity Wildcats (5-6) faced the same outcome.
Playing without several sick starters and facing
a Bozeman team comprised of juniors and
sophomores, Altha found themselves on the
wrong end of a 21-0 score.
The Wildcats had only one batter to reach
base. In the second inning Will Rogers swung
at a third strike and a passed ball by the catcher
allowed him to reach first. Afielding error by the
first baseman allowed Will to advance to second
base. Another passed ball by the catcher, found
Will on third. But a strike out ended the inning
and Altha's scoring opportunity.
fried catfish fillet plates being served for $6,
including a drink. The last junior varsity game
of the season is at 4 p.m. (CT) and the first pitch
of the varsity game scheduled for 6 p.m. (CT).
This Tuesday the Wildcats try to avenge the
loss to Bozeman at "The Cotton Patch" with
action getting underway at 7 p.m. (CT). Then on
Wednesday they will travel across the Big River
to take on Liberty County at 7 p.m. (CT).
MALONE, MARCH 24-Ninety feet and a
Ninety feet is the distance Gary Chew
needed to travel from third base to home plate
to tie the game, 3-3. A few inches is all batter
Noah Byler needed to have his hit fall in front
of the centerfielder. But those two needs went
unfulfilled as Chew was stranded at third as
Byler's line drive found the centerfielder's glove.
For the second time this season the ninth-ranked
Wildcats suffered their second consecutive loss,
3-2, at the hands of the Malone Tigers.
Altha (13-4; 2-1, 2-2A) took a 1-0 lead in the
second inning. Keith Kirkpatrick led off with
an infield single to the left side. Then he stole
second base. Cale Chafin drew a walk and the
bases were loaded after Josh Warner was hit by
a pitch. With one out Josh McIntosh reached on
a throwing error by the shortstop and Kirkpatrick
scored on the play.
Malone (6-3; 2-1, 2-1A) scored two of their
unearned runs in the fourth inning and the other
in the firth inning-all at the expense of the
Altha got a run back in the seventh inning
with Cale Chafin reached on a fielding error by
the shortstop. With one out Gary Chew hit a
bloop single over the infield and just inside the
right foul line for his second hit of the game,
advancing Chafin to third base. Chafin scored on
an errant pickoff throw by the catcher and Chew
moved to second on the play. Then he advanced
to third on a wild pitch. Tad Scott drew a two-
out walk and Noah Byler flied out to centerfield
to end the game.
Offensively, the Wildcats only had 3 hits on
the night and stranded four baserunners. The
Tigers only had 4 hits and they left 5 men on
base. Three ofAltha's five errors led to Malone's
Both Keith Kirkpatrick and Gary Chew led
the Wildcats by going 1 for 3. Kirkpatrick scored
a run and stole a base. Noah Byler had a single
WILDCATS continued on page 24
LORA HYATT WILLIAMS ODOM
BRISTOL Lora Hyatt Williams Odom, 85, died Monday, March 31, 2008, in
Blountstown. She was born in Chipley and had lived in Liberty County since 1964. She
was a member of the Bristol Church of God and was active in the community working
with the Senior Citizens for many years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Bud and Elizabeth Merritt; two brothers,
Charlie and Carl Merritt; three sisters, Ethel Merritt, Estelle Harris and Rosa Lee Sand-
ers; and a grandchild, Ben Hyatt.
Survivors include two sons, Gary Hyatt and his wife, Bobbie of Tallahassee and
Danny Hyatt and his wife, Teresa of Bristol; a daughter, Yvonne Roddenberry and her
husband, James of Bristol; three special sisters-in-law, Opal, Maxine and Lois; eight
grandchildren, Tommy Roddenberry and his wife, Janet, Steve Roddenbeny and his
wife, Stacey, Wanda Reddick, Tasha Roddenberry, Chad and Chris Hyatt and Ken and
Carrie Starland; nine grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. (ET) Saturday, April 5, 2008 at Adams
Funeral Home in Bristol.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. (ET) Sunday, April 6, 2008 at Bristol Church of God
with Rev: Terry Blackburn officiating. Interment will follow in the Hosford Cemetery.
Adams Funeral Home in Bristol is in charge of the arrangements.
Gutter Clai g, rnig
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in his four at bats.
Cale Chafin (4-2; 4.38 ERA)
was saddled with his second loss
of the season. In 4 innings of work
he surrendered 2 runs on 3 hits,
struck out a batter, and walked
3 Tigers. Ethan Byler came on
in relief in the fifth inning. He
gave up a hit, an unearned run
and struck out 5 batters.
Earlier in the day the junior
varsity Wildcats blanked the
Tigers, 7-0, to complete the
sweep of Malone this season.
Altha (6-6-2) jumped on
Malone in .the first inning.
Jacob Warner drew a leadoff
walk and advanced to second
and third base on the catcher's
indifference. With 2 outs Corey
Johnson ripped a grass-burning
single back up the middle to
plate Warner. Johnson made his
way to second and third base on
the catcher's indifference. Then
Brett Floyd drew a walk. A wild
pitch allowed Johnson to score
and Floyd advanced to second
base. Anthony Young singled to
left field and Floyd moved to third
base. D.J. Griswold slammed his
first double of the season to left
field that scored both Floyd and
The Wildcats would plate 3
more runs in the third inning.
With one out Brett Floyd reached
on an errant throw by the Tigers
shortstop. He advanced to second
base on the catcher's indifference
and moved to third on a passed
ball. Anthony Young walked and
made his way to second base on
a fielder's choice. D.J. Griswold
walked and the bags were full of
Wildcats. Caleb Morris reached
on a fielder's choice and picked up
a RBI as Floyd scored on the play.
Josh Alday stepped to the plate
and blasted the first pitch he saw
to left field, a double that scored
Young. Griswold touched the
dish on Jacob Warner's sacrifice
fly to shallow left field.
The leading hitter for the
Wildcats was D.J. Griswold.
He singled in his official at bat,
scored a run, and was credited
with 2 RBIs. Anthony Young
was 1 for 2 and he touched home
plate twice. Josh Alday doubled
in his 2 at bats and picked up a
RBI. Corey Johnson was 1 for 3,
scored a run, and had a RBI.
Corey Johnson (2-2) was the
winning pitcher, going 3 1/3
innings, giving up a hit, a walk,
and striking out 5 Hornets. Jacob
O'Bryan pitched 1 2/3 innings of
relief. He allowed only one hit
and fanned a batter.
25-Josh McIntosh's first inning
leadoffhomerun (his second ofthe
season) over the left centerfield
fence awakened the Wildcats'
(14-4; 3-1, 2-2A) bats that had
been silent in the last 2 games.
The Wildcats had 3 hits in
the first inning (matching their
total in their previous game)
and they put up a 3 spot on the
Hornets (4-10; 0-6). Tad Scott
worked the count full and drew
a walk as did Noah Byler. Jake
Edenfield's single back through
the box loaded the bases. Keith
Kirkpatrick raked a single down
the third base line that plated Tad
Altha went up 4-0 in the fourth
inning. Ethan Byler slammed
a one-out double into the right
centerfield gap. He advanced to
third on the catcher's indifference
and scored on a fielder's choice.
The Wildcats final run came
in the last frame. Facing a full
count Josh McIntosh was issued
a walk. He advanced to second
base on the catcher's error. Tad
Scott scored McIntosh with a
single to left field.
Offensively, Altha banged out
9 hits, scored 4 earned runs, and
left 6 men on base.
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The Wildcats' hurler, Keith
Kirkpatrick (5-1, .833 ERA)
picked up his fifth complete game
win. Of the 23 batters he faced
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Josh McIntosh led Altha
with the stick. He was 2 for 3
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Tad Scott went 2 for 3 and
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Chew both singled in their 2
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scored a run. Keith Kirkpatrick
was 1 for 4 on the night and he
was credited with 2 RBIs.
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