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Altha man seriously injured and flown to hospital
Bloumtstown resident killed
in Hwy. 71 collision Tuesday
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PRECINCT RESULTS ONl PAGE 17
na's southbound vehicle was struck by McDan-
iel's northbound 2001 dually worktruck. "The
impact caused the cab of the truck to separate
from the chassis, killing the driver on impact,"
The collision occurred about five unles north
of Blountstown at the ilitersection of State Road
71 and Luke Holland Road.
The crash remains under investigation. Both
vehicles were believed to be traveling the speed
limit, going between 50 and 55 mph, according
The trooper said that while Renna's legal
address was in Marianna, she was currently
staying in Blountstown while she and her b~oy-
friend were in the process of building a house in
The third driver, Daryl K. Betts of Defuniak
Springs, 42, was traveling behind McDaniel and
narrowly avoided slamming' into the rear of his
by Teresa Eubanks, Journa/Editor
A Blountstown woman was killed when she
lost control of her truck and ran into the pathrof
an oncoming vehicle on State Road 71 shortly
before 5 p.m. Tuesday, according to FHP Troop-
er Philip Spaziante.
The fatality was identified as 46-year-old Ian-
cy B. Renna. The -driver of the second vehicle,
Bobby C. McDaniel, 43, of~ltha, sustained seri-
ous injuries when he was ejected ~from his truck
., He was 'transported byl~ifeF~light to Tallahas-
see Memorial Hospital. The driver of the third
vehicle was unharmed after he skidded to a stop
and bumped McDaniel's truck.
The trooper said Renna had driven to Grand
Ridge to vote and was returning to her home on
John F. Bailey Road iihen her 1995 Dodge pick-
up drifted onto the soutlibound shoulder.
"When she steered the vehicle back onto the
road, she overcorrected, causing her to travel
into the northbound lane," the trooper said. Ren-
An informant told a deputy
that Jones was reportedly going
to deliver crack cocaine, valized
at $300, to a residence off Turkey
Creek Road, east of Bristol. last
The probable cause for the arrest
gave the following account:
~(tiL~oInvestigator Todd Wheetley
'%was parked off the road when he
spotted the suspect drive by in a
goldd Chevrolet Impala at 7:25 p.m.
". Wheetley turned on his headlights
,RD JONES when the car was about 30 feet
away and got a clear look at the
driver, who had turned to see where the light was
Wheetley pulled in behind the car and turned
See SAWDUST contirlued on page 3
in Bristol.......3, 9 & 15
Altha Autumn Fest...24
GE1". 13 Tolar School Safety Day
,~ held ............. ........... 32
by Teresa Eubanks, Journa/Editor
A Gadsden County man who
eluded tracking dogs when he
ran from his car after hitting a
tree during an Oct. 28 chase on
.Turkey Creek Road in Bristol was
arrested Eriday morning.
Charles Edwyard Jones, 44, .
is charged with felony fleeing
and attempting to elude a law .
enforcement officer, possession
of less than 20 grams ofmarijuana
and resisting an officer without
violence, according to a report CHARLES E[
fr-om the Liberty County Sheriff's
Department. He was taken into custody at
his home on Providence Road in the Sawdust
Community of Quincy by the Gadsden County
Drug Task Force.
Thirteen a lucky number M
for the Tigers .......... 20
Liberty County falls
to Sneads Pirates ... 21
LCHS Volleyball team SE
wins district ........... 25
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Sheriff'j Log...2 Comnmunityr Calendar...4 Commentary...6, 7 News flrom the Pows...17 Fanrmer's Almanac...10
Birthdays...12 Speak Up!...13. Hospital news...8 Schools...18, 19 Obituaries...22 Classifieds...26 & 27
THCE ~~dOlCALHOUN-lL BERTYI~
Sawdu~st man ai~rested three days'
afte, ChaSe on Turkey Creek Road
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-Found inside was cigarette
box that held a plastic bag
with an undisclosed amount
of marijuana, which was
discovered behind the
passenger's seat. .
A pipe with residue that had
*Robert Lee Williams; VOP.
*James Wiley Kelly, VOP.
*Michael Burke, VOP.
*Kelli Marie Odom, VOP county (2 times).
*Henry Barfield, possession less than 20 grams,
possession drug paraphernalia.
*Billy John Simmons, failure to appear (3
*Jeffery Alan Thomas, VOP state.
*Rex Allen Kersey, VOP county.
*Frank Leonard Johnson, II, driving while license
suspended or revoked with knowledge.
*Thaddis Clark, holding for Franklin Correctional
*Candi Lynn Perez, VOSS warrant.
*Pennie Laine Renfroe, failure to appear.
*Laura December Wi~lson, VOP warrant.
*Linda Lorraine Smith, trespassing, assault.
*Terrence Christopher O'Brian, DUI, DUI refusal,
possession less than 20 grams.
*Kelli Odom, holding for CCSO.
*Cecelia Saldivia,' holding for Hillsborough
*Mary Kinsman, holding for HCSO.
*Kenneth Washington, holding for HCSO.
*Julius Gary, holding for St. Lucie CSO.
*Laur-a December Wilson, holding for CCSO.
b2an htr edmHthr it production of contra-
*Michael S. Matautia, introduction of contraband
into a detention facility.
We remind our readers that all are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
Blountstown Police Dept.
Oct. 27 through Nov. 2, 2008
Accidents...............00 Traffic Citations...........:......08
Special details (business escorts, traffic details)......72
Business alarms.....0 Residential alarms..........00
Com plaints....................... .... ...........1
truck in drive as the deputy yelled for him to
put it in park.
O'Brian finally ~complied, put the truck
in park and opened the driver's side door,
releasing the strong odor of alcohol and
marijuana, according to the deputy's report.
As O'Brian attempted to step out of the truck
he stumbled and fell on the deputy, who had
to assist him to his patrol vehicle.
SO'Brian was charged with DUI, refusal
to submit to DUI testing, possession of less
than 20 grams of marijuana, poss~essionl of
drug paraphernalia and possession of an open
during Thursday Night Special
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BHS: Listen to Steven Seay and Glenn Kimbrel's play by play of the
Blountstown High School Tigers as they take on FAMU, at FAMU Friday
night. Nov. 7 on K102.7, airtime 6 p.m. CT.
LCHS: The Liberty County Bulldogs take on West Gadsden High
School at West Gadsden. Air time at 10 a.m. ET Saturday, Nov. 8,
immediately following the Swap Shop on K-102.7 and Y-1000.
UF: The Florida Gators play Vanderbilt in the Swamp this Sat-
urday, Nov. 8. Air tinrie on 102.7 and Y-1000 is at 6:30 p.m. CT.
IVUL~~~lIU gIV~ VICI J1~1
by a Liberty County Sheriff's
Office K-9 Officer Aldo led to
the discovery of a pipe and a
small amount of marijuana in
a pickup truck.
The dog- gave a positive
response at the seam of the
driver's side door of a Ford
F-150, driven by Michael
Matautia. Matautia unlocked
the vehicle to allow deputies
to conduct a search.
Matautia and a second man,
identified as Zachary Adam
Hatcher, were questioned after
the Nov. search. Hatcher told
deputies that the marijuana
was his and Matautia was
unaware it was in the truck.
Matautia later stated the pipe
Both men were charged with
introduction ofcontraband into
a detention facility.
A deputy had to bang on a window and
yell several times to stop an intoxicated man
from driving off after he was found slumped
over the wheel of a truck on the side of the
road with the engine running, according to
a report from the Liberty County Sheriff's
Deputy Duncan Rudd was responding to a
report of a suspicious vehicle at Hall Circle
in Bristol at 7:22 p.m. Oct. 27 when he found
a white male later identified as Terence C.
O'Brian, 44, ofAltha -inside the vehicle.
As he went to see about the man, Rudd
noticed a small plastic bag of marijuana with a
pack of rolling papers on the
center console along with
eo Ipn in ai ce bottle of 'Ro1
He then tried to get
the driver's attention by Feate
knocking on the window. The La:
The sound roused O'Brian,
who did not acknowled ge
the deputy as he began
feeling around on the dash
in an attempt to start the R
truck, which was already I~~~- ~BackatR
O'Brian then grabbed the Wens
shifting handle to put the
Sat., Nov. 8, 7 a.m.
Clothes &, More
Corinth Baptist Church
Corner of SR 65 and Moore Street.
Hosford Call; 447-4115
Youth Ca.mp employees charged
after drug dog search in parking lot
Two employees of the the odor of burnt marijuana
Apalachicola Forest Youth ARREST was found in an overhead
Camp were arrested after a compartment of the truck's
e htfok cehce nituor arkin lot REPORTS cab.
Altha man arrested for DUI after falling ~
out of truck & -onto Liberty County deputy
NOVEMBER 5, 2008 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page3
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on his emergency lights as the suspect
continued to drive slowly along Turkey
After noticing the driver moving around in
the console area of the car, the deputy hit his
siren and the suspect sped up and continue
south at a high rate of speed.
Deputy Wade Kelly was on the opposite
end of the road and was traveling north to
meet the fleeing vehicle, which sped through
mudholes and around curves. As he came
into a straightaway, the driver lost control of
the car and hit two pine trees. The suspect
- described as black male about 5'7" with
a small to medium build then jumped out
and disappeared into the woods.
A K-9 umit from Liberty Correctional
Institution was called to the scene around
8:21 and tracked the suspect northwest into
a*thicket. A second dog was deployed but
was unable to find where the suspect had
At 10:15 p.m., K-9s from Calhoun
Correctional Institution and the Blountstown
Police Department joined the search and
picked up a track heading northwest toward
County Road 12 North. Trackers found a
'pair of black shorts and saw some blood in
the same area.
The dogs continued along a track that
lead across County Road 12 South of Martin
Luther King Road, where a boot print
matching one found earlier along the trail
The track turned north and crossed Martin
Luther King Road, continued parallel to
County Road 12 North before crossing back
into the area between Turkey Creek Road and
Dempsey Barron Road.
Dogs continued searching the area until
6:20 a.m., covering an estimated 10 miles,
according to Wheetley. Assisting in the
search were FHP Troopers Jason King and
A small amount of marijuana was found
inside the wrecked car, which was registered
to Jones' wife.
Jones is being held mn the Gadsden County
Jail and is facing charges in that county
for possession of less than 20 grams_ of
marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia,
possession of a weapon by a convicted felon
and resisting an officer without violence.
Investigators caught up with Jones at 5:40
asn. as he was backing out of his driveway
with his wife, on his way to take her to work,
Jones' criminal history includes five felony.
conviction on drug and weapons charges.
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family, friends, and supporters for their commitment and support for me dur-
ing this campaign. I have run a clean and positive campaign that reflected
the respect for this office and the people of Calhoun County. Thank you
again for your support over the years.
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TilDAY'S MEETINGS BIRTHDAYS
* Liberty County Children's Coalition, 'RacFhealOrama
11 a.m., Emergency Management Building
* Career council, 11 a.m., Workforce Board Office
* Rotary Club, noon, Calhoun-Liberty Hospital
* 4- Sptortsma~n Club aftre s hool0 Veteran eMenmorial PabrkaCivic Center
. AA, 7 p.m., Calhoun County Old Ag Bldg. east door, in front of jail
TODAY'S MEETINGS BIRTHDAYS -
* Liberty Women's Club, ~Marcus S~errocl&'
11 a.m., Annitta Gouge's house tve303co
. camhoun co. Chamber of Commerce, Sei oJcsn
board of directors, 12 p.m., conference room .
- Blountstown Historic Preservation
Committee, 5 p.m., M&B Depot on Pear St..
* Search & Rescue, 6:30 p.m., Westside Fire Dept in Blountstown
- AA, 7 p.m., basemrerit of Calhoun County Courthouse
BI RTH DAYS .
'Edclie MtcCalvin 3.r. 8? Acianna Summerlin
~ L~~ee~d~~ehi l Diliftiv p.m., Frink Gym
LCHS Dawgs vs. West Gadsden c B-town Tigers vs. FAQMU
Away at 7:30 p.m. (ET) Away at 6:30 p.m. (CT)
Dance, 6 12 p.m., American Legion Hall in Blountstown
OUgMUgtYgggg ggtAtyg gralg
starts at 8 a.m., Calhoun-Liberty Hospital
11 a.m. 3 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park Civic Center
AALeeh~a~h~Dilitelv6 pCn., Frink Gym
Dance, 6 12 p.m., American Leg d W.all in Blountstown
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Pilau benefit for
B rea nna W~hite
and family Friday
There will be a pilau benefit this
Friday, Nov. 7 at the o~ld Whitfield
building, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to help
with travel expenses for Breanna White
and her family .
.~ Breanna is a 7th grader at Hosford
School who has~ been suffering from an
undiagnosed neurological pain since
Sept. 7. On Sept. 7 she was hospitalized
for eight days in Tallahassee, and'
then visited a neurologist at Miami
Children's Hospital on Oct. 3 in hopes
of a dia nosis and treatment for the
pain. The treatment with various
medications has been unsuccessful to
.Breanna has been in Miami since
Oct.. 26 under the care of a team of
physicians and surgeons at Miami
Children's Hospital and the University
of Miami-Miller School of Medicine
to try to find a diagnosis and cure for
her pain. Please help this family in our
community. Your donations will be
For more information please contact
Brandy Kirkland at 643-8962 or
Stephanie McCroskey at 643-2780.
yard sale Nov. 8
The Christian Home Woman's
Auxiliary will be holding a yard sale
on Nov. 8 from 7 a.m. until noon
on Hwy. '69 North of Blountstown,
behind Christian Home FWB Church
in the Recreation building. There
will be baked goods, happy home
flavoring, Christian Home Auxiliary-
cookbooks, a gas wall furnace, an
overhead projector, computer, PC
monitor, dishes, clothes, shoes, new
-crafts, books and miscellaneous items.
We will have free coffee and cookies
For more information, call 674-
- Calhoun Co. Chamber of
Commerce. noon, Sr CIIIze~S t'lag
- Calhoun County Commission
5 p.m, C al. Coi Exlension Dullding s
- Calhoun Co. Industrial Developmental Authonty
5 p.m,. Calhoun CoI EOC, Room G-35
* Health Care Council 5 30 p m Vetearans Myemorlal Parke Civic' Center
* AA, 6:30 p.m Liberty Co. Counhouses ltwesi5 Side enlranCEl
* Dixie 109 Masonic Lodge, 7 p.m Masnicl Lo~dge Blountslow~n
* Brownie Troop 158 7-8.30 p.mi. Veterans. Memorial ParC Civlc Genlar
* Boy Scout Troop 206. 7 p m Velerans M~emorlal Parl CIvIC Cenlerl
* Hosford-Telogia VFD -' 30l pm Ho~lord Fire Slallon
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
Gina Brooks.................. .Bookkeeper
OFFICE HOURS: 9 a.m. 6 p.m. M-F,
Saturday from 9 a.m. until l p.m.
ater of e churcR of your choice rtis sun sCy.
*9 a.m., W.R. Tolar
*10:30 a.m., Hosford School
* Walk-A-Weigh Program, 9 a.m., Veterans Memorial Park Civic Center
* Liberty Community Health Care, 5:30 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park
civic center room #10
* Altha Boy Scouts, 5:30 p.m., Altha Volunteer Fire Department
* BHS Projection Graduation, 6:30 p.m., BHS auditorium
* AA, 6:30 p.m., Liberty Co. Courthouse (west side entrance)
* Bulldog Club, 7 p.m., LCHS field house
FOOd Drive set to
help senior citizens
in Calhoun County
Elder Care Services and The Retired
and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
are having a food drive to help seniors in
need living within Calhoun County. We
are in desperately need of donations.
Non-perishable food items along
with paper products are needed. Some
examples are canned goods, pasta,
juices, toilet paper and paper towels.
Collection boxes will be at the
following locations starting Oct.
29 Nov. 12: Ramsey's Piggly
Wiggly, All Calhoun County Public
Libraries, Blountstown Health and
Rehabilitation Cen~ter, Calhoun County
Health Department, Goldens Drug
Store, Blountstown Drugs, Tallahassee
Memorial Clinic, and the Medical
Center of Blountstown, or you can call
850-674-2777 or 850-643-7096 and
speak with Maranda.
The Retired And Senior Volunteer
Program is sponsored by Elder Care
Services, a United Way agency, and
they are also part of a National Senior
Search those cabinets and pantries
or stop at the local store and let's help
fill the shelves of our seniors.
For more information p ease ca l
Maranda Hartman at- 674*-2777 or
643-7096 or email at mhartman@
Christmas on th'e
Square planned in
Blountstown~ Dec. 6
.Blountstown Chapter 179 of the
Order of the Eastern Star is proud
to announce we will again sponsor
Christmas on the Square. The Order
of the Eastern Star is' a philanthropic
This event will be held on Saturday,
Dec. 6 at Magnolia Square in the center
oftown, beginning at 9 a.m. We will be
open until after the Christmas Parade.
We understand Santa will be present
for picture taking from 10 a.m. until
2 p.m. .
Our food vendors will be available
for ylour diningr pleasure before the
pa3rade. whlch beg'Ins at 5 p m. and
will1 welcome21 aolll to n ld FaShlionedi
Alan\ vendors u\lth c~rafts. fo-od-
art and moi.re u nlI be on hlandl. There~
can be rescried b\ c~ontacting Eileen
Bramlblett at 64-I!-610 or Barbara
Ell sr\ 61, bh /hoo s h aver ele~ctric~i ts
so ca3 ear \ to get our resern atio1.
The deadline is No\. 30 -
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NOVEMBER 5, 2008 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 5
CAL HOUN-LIB ER TY HOSPITAL,
My Mother spent her last days
at Calhoun-Liberty Hospital. I'll
always be grateful for the cour-
teous and compassionate care
the staff provided to her. They
r~ treated her like. she was a mem-
-~ber of their own family and I
-can't praise them enough. The
quality of the care was outstand-
ing. We have an excellent hos-
pjital right here locally and I don't know why anyone
would travel o~ut of town for the services they offer.
They've made an amazing turnaround and are top
notch in my book. I strongly encourage all our local
citizens to consider using them. You'll be glad you
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LifeHme ar muiess
will be at the Country Fair
exhibit. Colquitt bucks will be
given to the winners in each of
Also for your enj oyment, an
antique car and tractor show
will be ori display for you to
enjoy. It virillbe a fun-filled day
not only for adults and youth
but for the children, also.
We will have inflatables that
all kids are sure to enjoy. Come
enjoy the day with your friends
and family and even meet new
-There will be lots of fun,
food, and great entertainment,
something for everyone!
Call the Colquitt Miller
County Chamber of Commerce
if you need more information
away. So, if you have talent,
you could be a winner!
Cash prizes will also be
given away for the Spring
Creek Smoke-off BBQ
competition. Billy Itimbrel
and the Colquitt Lions Club
willbe in charge of this part of
the event. After the judging,
you will be able to purchase
a barbeque plate or sandwich.
To please you pallet, there
will also be greens, beans and
The Colquitt Senior Center
will have a bingo tent and $500
in Colquitt bitcks will be given
to the winners. Come play and
have a great time you could
be a lucky winner. The perfect
peanut recipe as well as baked
goods, canned items and quilts
Colquitt, Georiga is the place
you want to be on Saturday,
Nov. 8 as we celebrate our
Festival of Southern C~ulture.
If you like good talent, good
food, and a fun time, this is
something you don't want to
A great line-up of very
talented artists is planned for
you to enjoy throughout the
day and it is FREE.
We still have some spots
available who knows,' you
may be one of the] top five
winners to receive a portion of
the $3,750 in cash to be given
Counlty Commissioener D~istrict 3, Lake M~ystic
Thank you, Liberty County, for your overwhelming support in the August
2008 election. My re-election bid was successful only because of you. I
have been blessed to work with you and together we have watched our
community grow with each passing year. The. individual visits with you as
you invited me into your homes was not only enjoyable but invaluable as
well. I appreciate your confidence in me and the opportunity to serve and
lead this county into the future as your County Commissioner. Once again,
thank you for your kindness and support.
Political Advertisement Paid for and Approved by Jim Jolmson, Democrat, for County Commissioner District 3
Festival- of Southe~rn Culture set for
Saturday, Nov. 8 in Colquitt, Georgia
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Don't know who it is because this
piece was written before the elec-
tion to meet the editor's deadline
but it is time for Americans to come
together for the common good of
flow in a consumption based economy
is disrupted, the effect ripples through
aHl of America.
With a shrinking economy, revenues
to local, state and federal governments
are reduced. Most of the states have
budget deficit issues. Some 22 state
governments have-serious budget tiefi-
cits. All states except Viermont are re-
quired to balance their budgets, so 49
of the 50 states have to balance their budgets.rTo do
so, the states either increase taxes or reduce cost by
Governments at all levels must become fiscally re-
sponsible. Amlerica must get back on a pay as we go
plan. Continuing to borrow money as we have for the
past eight years is not the answer.
Tied in with thie fiscal problems that the country
faces is America's foreign policy. Spending $10 bil-
lion per month in Iraq and Afghanistan is a major fac-
tor in America's deficit spending.
The new president must present his plan for Amer-
ica's involvement in the Middle Easts Will America
keep military forces in Iraq? If so, be upfront with the
American people and say so. Tell them the expected
cost in money and soldiers. Tell them what "winning
the war means."
Is America going to put more military personnel in
Afghanistan to defeat the Taliban and establish a gov-
ernment that serves the people of Afghanistan? If so,
then' tell the American people the plan. Tell them the
expected cost in money and soldiers.
Whomever the new president is, whether it be John
McCain or Barack Obama, I hope that his plan is a
plan for America's future, a plan that all of us can sup-
this country. It is time to end the political divisiveness
that has such a debilitating effect on' the American
* e Whether the new president is a Democrat or a Re-
ease a p-ublican, at high noon on January 20, 2009 we should
.,C gag all collectively accept this man as~ourpresident and
~ all march together in lockstep for the common good of
America. If history means anything, a divided nation
will eventually fail.,
This was not a normal election for America. This
****was not an election where little change occurs in the
** political landscape. This was not an election where
. ma the economy was humming along, people were work-
ing afid who were generally happy with their lot in .
life. This was an election of great consequence. What
happens next is the question for all of us.
The new president along with the America peo-
ple faces serious problems, the most fundamental of
which is the financial health of the country. The Amer-
* * ican economy is consumption based, and when people
* * *stop buying goods and services the economy begins to
* ... *, shrink. If people don't buy cars, car dealerships close
e * and people are laid off. Then the car manufacturers and
** their parts suppliers lay off people. The unemployed
have no money to spend, and the retail sector sells
less. The retail sector lays off people. When the cash
* I ** *
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'Wear It Pink Day' at Liberty Co. Health; Dept.
The Liberty County Health Department recently fers and how important it is to get mammograms.
held our annual "Wear It Pink Day" event. We do The Liberty County Health Department would
- this event every year to recognize October as 'like to thank Buy Rite Drugs for donating three
Breast Cancer Awareness month. We all dress prizes that were. given to our breast cancer sur-
up in crazy pink outfits so that our clients and~the vivors that work at the Health Department and to
community will ask us why we are all dressed in Ken. Shepard for donating helium for our balloons
pink. to decorate for our event.
This is a fun way for us to talk to everybody To learn more about the Breast & Cervical Can-;
about the Florida Breast &( Cervical Cancer Early cer Early Detection Program, please call the Liberty
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CALHOUN-LIBERTY on things going on at your local
First, don't miss our initial
Corner Annual Health Fair/Fall Festival
this Saturday at the hospital
CLH Adinistato rom8 a~m. -2p.m. We hope
S/to have a great turnout. Bring
your kids and grandkids. There
will be lots of free fun things for them to do and you can get
lots of valuable medical tests for free or a small fee.
There will be inflatable rides for the kids, free food, many
informational booths and just a fun and. "healthy" time for all.
We'll conduct the tests inside even if the weather does not
cooperate, but we hope we have a beautiful day and a great
turnout. We also will be glad to provide a tour of the hospital
if anyone wishes to do so.. If you've not seen it in awhile, you
might not recognize it!
We are so thankful, especially as we enter the Thanksgiv-
ing and holiday season for the several generous donations that
have been made to the hospital recently. As a not-for-profit or-
ganization, all such gifts are fully tax deductible to the donor.
And we're putting all of them to good use to further upgrade
the hospital. Our next big project will be to completely reno-.
vate our inpatient nursing station.
Several new pieces of equipment will be arriving soon as
I've discussed before. Let me update you on that also. We
will have a new machine for taking x-ray films. Also, we will
be getting a new portable radiology unit as well as a state-
of-the art ultrasound machine. It will even be able to perform
echocardiograms and.we are considering establishing a clinic
to conduct these type tests.
We'll be getting new beds also. Some will be the type that
can weigh the patient while he or she is in it! We'll soon install
all new T~is in the inpatient rooms to go along with a new wide
screen TV in the main 18obby.
Our pharmacy services will be greatly upgraded with an au-
tomatic dispensing unit to improve the safety and efficiency of
this critical function for our itipatients. We recently installed a
similar one in the Emergency Room.
Our new chapel, adopted by the Chamber Board, will soon
be ready. They've done a great job and it is a nice, serene place
for all to worship or just meditate. We give a big thanks to
We'll soon start on a new registration -area in the main lob-
by. We've gotten really busy and it can sometimes get pretty
crowded. This should help with our patient flow.
And that flow seems to be getting busier and busier! Sep-
ternber was the busiest month since the Association got the
hospital back almost three years ago. We averaged double th~e
number of inpatients we did last year. And the outpatient work-
load~is increasing also. We had over 700 patients seen in the
Emergency Room and performed over 200 CAT Scans. So
things are really staying busy!
I often say, I don't want anyone to be sick, but when they
are, we hope they will use us for the services we provide. More
and more of you are doing so.
I'm receiving lots of compliments on the hospital and more
iniportantly, the care we're providing. And most of those com-
pliments ~mention the courteous and compassionate manner
and high quality of that care. We've worked hard on this and
it's paying off -
We have a great staff and some super doctors. All are highly
professional, caring individuals, working together as a super
team! I'm very proud of all of them and thankful for the work
they are doing. They are all top notch!
rAnd I honestly feel this is the main reason more of you are
using us for your health care needs. Updated rooms and new
equipment are nice, but the real key is the care being provided
by these individuals.
So, we are on the move and working hard to better serve
you. Hope to see you Saturday!
Give me a call ifyou have any questions on the above or on
anything about the hospital at 674-5411, ext 206.
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Blount tribe leaves panhandle for Texas following 1830 Indian Removal Act
The lives of Jabez
8~Victoria Harrell 1
Catherine Victoria Harrell. with her children. on the back porch of the Harre/I Homestead in 'Bristol. Date unknown,
This is one of the many stories submitted for the upcoming Liberty County Heritage Book,
scheduled to be published at the end of the year. For information on purchasing a
book, contact Heritage Publishing Consultants at 1-800-568-1611.
by Mary Sixwomen Blount,
Principle Chief Blount Band,
Apalachicola Creek Indians
Chief William John Blount
was the first offive Apalachicola
Chiefs to agree to go west after
the 1830 Indian Removal Act.
At the urging of old friend Sam
Houston,,Chief Blount and Davy
signed the Blount Band Treaty in
the Territorial Governor's home
in Tallahassee, Florida. Houston
was promising better times in
Texas for the Florida Indians. But,
his plan was to merge the Blount
Indians with the Coushatta tribe
that was under the leadership
of Chief: Red Shoes, Blount's
uncle. Houston's goal was 'to
increase protection for East.Texas
borders during the battle for Texas
Chief Blount signed the Blount
Band treaty of 1832 and.agreed
to take his 246 members to Texas
but did not leave the panhandle
of Florida until March of 1834.
Deaths, disease, and desertions
reduced the Blount band to less
than 200 before they finally
departed from Port St. Joe for
,.r r .-
The picture above shows some guests and members of the Apalachicola Creek Indian Council
photographed around 2000 and includes, seated left to right: Mary Blount, Kelly Scallon, Dolly Blount,
O'Neil Larkins, Myrlene Jacobs Bateman, Tanice Larkins and Wynelle Jones Bateman. Standing, left
to right: Mary Bowen Larkins Scallon, Mitch Larkins, Ann Larkins McClellan, Mickey Larkcins, Maretta
~Larkins Kelley, Reggie Bateman, Wallace Bateman and Vance Bateman. Council members' ancestry
can be traced to the 1833 Apalachicola Creek Indian rolls.
Sam Houston's plan for
Blount's Band had failed. The
leaderless Blount Indians had
also failed to ~find the happiness
they anticipated in Texas. they
found themselves destitute and
friendless in a foreign land as
Chief Red Shoels had died some
years before their arrival. The
Indians because they were not-y
full-blood Coushatta people.
Blount Band Elders re-formed
their Council and named Davy.
Elliott Principle Chief. 1Vithin
a few weeks, more stragglers
found their way to Blount's
camp. under the leadership of
John Yellow Hair. Yellow Hair
convinced Davy of the need to
send a party back to Florida to
for help. They chose three of the
most able warriors remaining
and the five man relief party
set off for Florida. Florida
Territorial Papers record that
the five Apalachicola warriors
arrived on the Apalachicola Riiver
in January 1835.
See CHIEF BLOUNT
continued on page 12
Book will come to
yOu to copy photos
Calhoun County's Heritage
Book Committee~seeks help
in compiling the forthcoming
history of Calhoun County. Lana
Weeks, our Publicity Chairman,
will be happy for you to come
to her home or she will come to
yours to collect information and
scan photos. She has a laptop
computer and a printer/scanner
that is easy to take from place
The book's deadline date has
been extended and the date at this
time is not known. The Heritage
Book Committee meetings for
the months of November and
December have been canceled
due to the holidays.
For more information, contact
Lana Weeks, Publicity Chairman
of H.B.C., 18430 SE Earl Weeks
Road, Blountstown, Florida
32424-5108 or you may call
850-674-4638 for assistance or
and Bob. Upon returning to the
encampment, Blount and Davy
found less than 100 members still
waiting. Many of these were sick
and all were terribly frightened.
Blount himself was ill with
signs of cholera contracted in
prison. Nevertheless, he gathered
the remnant stragglers.of his
Band and set off on foot across
the Louisiana Plaquemines
for Texas. Pushing hard, the
emigrants crossed the Sabine
River into in East Texas at the end
ofApril 1834. Blount died shortly
thereafter with cholera the most
likely cause. Tribal oral history
has retold the cause of death as a
church chore to perform. Since the Harrell family and oth-
er families around the church raised hogs, dogs and billy
goats, many of the animals would crawl under the church
(which was originally built on a peer and beam structure) in
order to get into the cooler dirt.
That meant Maxwell had to go into the church each Sun-
day morning and disinfect it so that patrons would not be
disturbed by fleas and other insects while the preacher was
giving his sermon.
The family would kill seven or eight hogs each year,
placing the meat in the smokehouse located near the home:
Catherine had every piece of meat accounted for and planned
out. It was a common occurrence for some select pieces
of meat to turn up missing, most likely taken by stranger?
passing through and in need of a meal.
`Tragedy struck the family in 1932 when Jabie died from
internal injuries after he was hurt playing football for Lib-
erty County High School. After his death, Catherine forbid
any more of her children from playing the sport.
Maxwell bought the family homestead in 1943 from the
family, thereby keeping it in the Harrell name to this day.
The family has owned the same property for nearly 100
Submitted by Maxtwell Harrell of Bristol
Jabez and Catherine Victoria Harrell set up their home-
stead in Bristol, Florida, next to the First United Methodist
Church, in 1908. Having four acres to start, the couple raised
11 children in that home.
The children of Jabez and Catherine Victoria Harrell
were sons Jack, Clayton, Fred, Leo, Jabie and Maxwell and
daughters Susie, Dollie, Jessie, Sadie and Ruby. There w~as
a 10-yeitr age difference between the oldest child and the
Jabez served as the Postmaster in Bristol for 35 years and
was elected County Judge'm 1937. He also sold real estate in
and around the Bristol area.
Catherine Victoria stayed at home and raised her 11 chil-
dren. She ran a tight ship and kept the kids pretty well orga-
The family attended the Methodist Church next door to
the home, with the children being involved in all aspects of
the church. The family's youngest child, Maxwell, went to
the church every Sunday morning to ring the church bell,
which was suspended about 60 feet off the ground inside the
Before he could do that, though, Maxwell had another
No previous hardship was equal
to that which awaited Blount's
Band in New Orleans. The ship's
captain unexpectedly unloaded
the Indians on an offshore island
on April 7, 1834. Chiefs Blount
(Lafarthga) and Davy (AKA Osia
Hajo) encamped the Band and
made their way into the city to
c611ect the remaining funds due
from the sale of the Blountstown/
Cochranetown reserves. After
being paid in cash, both chiefs
were arrested and jailed on false
charges of absconding with stolen
funds. To gain their release from
the New Orleans jail, Blount
had to pay a fine equal to all
the money he had been paid for
Florida triballands and two'of his
slaves (family members), Cujo
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Page l2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL NOVEMBER 5, 2008
Chad Copeland and Ashlee
Cain of Bristol are proud to
announce the birth of their
daughter, Brayden Kaye
Copeland, born on Oct. 3.
She weighed 6 /bs. and 14
oz. and measured 19 inches
long. Maternal grandparents
are Donna and Johnny Cain
of Clarksville. Paternal grand-
parents are Carroll and Dar-
lene Copeland of Bristol and
Jackie and Ronnie Worrell
of Hosford. Maternal great-
grandparents are Carol Bryan
of Clarksville. Paternal great-
grandparents are Juacinta
Copeland of Bristol, Lee and
Betty Copeland of Newberry,
South Carolina, and Norma
and Jack Tindel of Bristol. She
was welcomed home by her
friends and family.
Chris and Crystal Vinson of
BriStol are proud to announce
the birth of their son, Dragan
Isaiah Vinson, born on Sept.
25. He weighed 8 /bs. a'nd
2 oz. and measured 20 1/2
inches long. H-e has a sister,
Cassidy Vinson, age five.
Maternal grandparents are
Donna and Gene Worthington
of Quincy and the late Edward
Barber. Paternal grandparents
are Sherry Castro and Lavon
Sumner, both of Bristol.
j E-lappy. 18th Birthday(
The Liberty County Courthouse
will be closed on Monday, Nov. 12,
in observance of
Robert H'ill Clerk of Court
e o ou
The Florida Indian Agent
ignored Chief Davy as tribal
chief and appointed John Hair
as Principle Chief of the Blount
Indians of Texas. Relief funds
were granted but not paid. Before
Davy and Yellow Hair could
return, all five warriors were
'impressed into military service in
the Second Seminole War. Dav
Elliott and John Hair survived the
Second Seminole War and were
deported in 1839 to the Arkansas
Indian Territory as Seminole
Prisoners of War.
Blount's four orphaned
children were left behind with
thel remnant of BllountasnBan .
yug b other Billy Joh
nilia Jhnr belonged tn
Blount'es pninc ple wafe whose
children by second wife, M616e
Liska Perryman, were Noguse
(Bear) and M816e Liska (Mary
Elizabeth). The second wife
Liska was the half sister of Chief
John Yellow Hair. A third wife,
Nelly Factor, took her son, in
common with Blorint (Allen
Factor), to the Indian Territory.
She was enrolled as and removed
to the Indian Territory in the same
group as Davy and Yellow Hair.
Back In Texas, the Elder
Council named Billy and Billy
John Blount to co-lead the Blount
Band of Texas Creeks. The boys
were not yet 14 years old when
they accepted the task. As the
Second Seminole War raged in
Florida, the Blount Indians in
Texas clung to a thin thread of life;
led by children. They managed to
survive through much hardship/.
The only request for help that
the boy chiefs ever asked from
the State of Texas or the federal
government was for enough hoes
so Indian families could plant
and cultivate their crops. Neither
government ever came to the aid
of the tribe nor did they keep their
promise to establish a reservation
to call home.
and support help
keep history alive
at the Settlement
The Board of Trusties and
staff at the Panhandle Pioneer
Settlement would like to thank tie
community for all the volunteer
hours and monetary help which
it has provided on our many
The Club House/LogCabin
holds so many memories for our
community that we felt it urgent
to continue the work phase after
the state and fund raising money
ran out. We did this by using
$16,000 from the general fund
which has put us into a difficult
situation when trying to meet our
regular monthly expenses.
There are many ways you can
continue to help the Settlement:
giving gift memberships, a
memorial gift in honor of someone
special, or increasing you're
membership to a higher category.
Any donor of one hundred dollars
or more will receive a Christmas
We continue to believe
that preserving our heritage
is so important for' our future
generations to learn firsthand
where we come from. If you
have any questions regarding
Our monthly expenses or any
other concerns, please call 850-
Thanks so much for your help
Linda Smith, Blountstown
Tanner MlcSpaddin celebrat-
ed his third birthday on Oct.
21. He is the son of Jeff and
Cari McSpaddin. His grand-
parents are Darryl and Rob-
bin Carpenter of Bristol and
Danny and Joan M\/cSpaddin
of Spring Hill, Tennessee.
His great-grandparents are
Ml/itchell and Carolyn Larkins
of Bristol, Fred and Dot Car-
penter of M/arianna, William
and Norma Roycroft, the late
Johnny Trapanni, Joe and O/-
ivia Bordelon and Jimmy M~c-
Stiaddin all of New Orleans,
Louisiana. Tanner enjoys
playing in- his sandbox and
riding his Gator.
Gabniel Archie Welles will be
celebrating his first birthday
on Nov. 8. He is the son of
Noah and Mlonica Welles of
Bristol. His grandparents are
Roger and Gretchen Welles
and Penny and Robin Kent'
all of Hosford. His great-
grandparents are Cortez and
Ailene Kent of Blountstown
and Shirley Brown of Hos-
ford. Gabriel enjoys playing
outside, taking a bath, and
playing with his cousins, Aid-
an, Corbin and Jacob.
Jonathan Casey M/artin willbe
celebrating his second birth-
day on Nov. 7. He is the son
of Amanda Phillips of Bristol
and Casey Martin of Bristol.
His grandparents are Nicky
and Faye Phillips of Bristol
and Rocky _and Judy Martin
of Bristol. J.C. enjoys playing .
with his tractors and playing
with his big sister, Carmen.
Jeff and Cari McSpaddin of
are proud to announce the
birth of their son, Conner Neil
McSpaddin, born on Sept.
24. He weighed 6 lbs. and 4
oz. and measured 19 inches
long. His grandparents are
Darryl and Robyn Carpenter
of Bristol and Danny and Joan
M~cSpaddin of Spring Hill, Ten-
nessee. His great-grandpar-
ents are M\/itchell and Carolyn
Larkins of Bristol, Fred and
Dot Carpenter of M/arianna,
William and Norma Roycroft,
the late Johnny Trapanni,
Joe and Olivia Bordelon and
Jimmy McSpaddin all of New
Orleans, Louisiana. Conner
was welcomed home by his
big brother, Tanner.
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NOVEMBER 5, 2008 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 13
'I do not force my views / Pastors back up their.
SPE AK UP'
on my congregation, says WITHALETTERTOTHEEDITOn Support of Amendment
minister on Amendment 2 Write: The Calhoun-Liberty Journal With Biblical scripture
P- O Box 656 Bristol 52521
Does the sheriff 's office
Staff take advantage
ofLiberty county fun s.
To the editor:
I would like to voice a few things that might be of
some interest to you. I don't mind saying I am a watch
dog for our county. This is my home and I want to see
the citizens of Liberty County treated fair, this includes
using the county funds appropriately.
A public hearing was held on Sept. 29 to discuss
several issues which included a request from Sheriff
Harrell Wood Revell to add additional funds to their
new budget for 2008-09. As a result the Sheriff's
Office was awarded an additional $61,656 to cover
with back wages (overtime pay) and $98,172 for other
miscellaneous expenditures, such as employees using
the county vehicles and county gas for their personal
use, for example:
*Employees that are not "on call" are permitted to
drive back and forth to work using a county vehicle
ad oE ty gans g wwks~ ny k
usmng county gas
*Employees visiting family members who live
outside the county using a county vehicle and county
*Employees moving from one residence to another .
using a county vehicle and county gas
*Off duty employees going to and from the gym
using a county vehicle and county gas `
*Employees buying groceries using a county vehicle
`and county gas .
*Employees traveling to a Youth function (not a
school function), outside the county for one full week
during the summer using a county vehicle and county
,*Employees that have been put on a leave of absence
continue to use a county vehicle and county gas
*Employees politicking using a county vehicle and
Now I ask, what was that budget increase all about?
Is it to allow county paid employees of the Liberty
County Sheriff 's Department to use county funds for
their personal use? You tell me!
Smecerely, A very concerned citizen'
To the editor: .
As the pastor of a local church, I am writifig this
response to the letter printed last week in regards to
Amendment 2. As ybou know, by this time the election
has already decided if Amendment 2 has now become
part of our state constitution; however, I felt that
the general public deserve a response to last week's
Amendment 2 is a constitutional amendment that
will protect and define marriage in our state. Although
we have laws in Florida (Florida Defense of Miarriage
Act that passed in 1997), we need these laws in our
constitution. Liberal judges could overturn a law that
is in effect; however, no court in the state of Florida
can legalize homosexual marriage if it is in our state
constitution. This amendment is not designed to take
away visiting rights in hospitals or keep- unmarried
couples from owning property (since there are no laws
concerning ownership and marriage). This is an attempt
to keep marriage in the state of Florida between one
man and one woman.
As a pastor, my church did participate in "Stand for
Marriage Sunday" and I did preacdh from the BIBLE.
what scripture has to say about the sanctity of marriage.
It is unfortunate that many people in our communities
no longer view marriage as sacred covenant; however,
tha Jeu danthrmde tcurego cdaedminp! stta pso
on the members of my congregation. I did however
read scriptures and tell them what God has to say
about marriage and about this amendment. The article
last week said that this amendment is no where in the
Bible; however, it is clear in the following scripture
that the Lord intended for marriage to remain between
one man and one woman: Genesis 2:24- "Therefore a
man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to
his wife, and they shall become one flesh."
This_is not an issue of hate against homosexuals by
the church, this is a stance that all Christians should
take. We as Christians and followers of Christ, do not
hate those who choose this lifestyle, we do however
disagree with the lifestyle they live. I personally do not
want my children taught about homosexuality in school
(which is what is happening to Kindergarten parents in
Massachusetts) or taken oil a field trip to witness their
lesbian teachers' wedding (as in California). There
comes a time whenreveryone should stand up and use
their God given right to vote (which is also in scripture)
and voice their opinion. The church is taking a stand on
this Almendment and we will not apologize for it,
To the editor:
I am in writing in response to the letter to the editor
last week in regards to Amendment 2. Unfortunately
by the time that this is printed, it will be too late for
voters to hear yet another point of view before~casting
their ballot; however, I pray that, people voted their
convictions and this precious amendment has passed.
In last week's article, it was stated that churches who
participated in "Stand for Marriage Sunday'' have in
some way drifted away from their purpose. It is true that
churches come together to Worship the Lord; however,
it is also very true that pastors are commissioned and.
ordained of the Lord to preach the Word from the pulpit.
It was stated that Amiendment 2 is niot in Bible and I beg
to differ with whoever believes this as this ameridment
is very much scriptural. Although you may believe that
Christians are "entitled to their opinion," but it should
be kept out of the ~church, our opinion of this is based
on the very Words written in scripture.
If you would have attended a church on October 1 9th
or at least the church I attend, you would have learned
dhat these pastors did not just stand in the pulpit and
tell you to vote for Amendment 2. In all actuality, these
pastors provided scripture after scripture to further
educate their congregations on what scripture has to
way in r gea dsotoa ths wial amendment. The p odblomt
of too many amendments and laws that have come
to pass. I am extremely proud of the outpouring that
we have seen in our local communities to support this
amendment and although you believe that marriage
is no longer sacred does not mean that everyone has
your same opinion. "Marriage should be between one
man and one woman," you will not find anything in the
Bible to dispute that fact.
understand that not everyone has the same religious
views that I have and that is a choice that they are
responsible for; however, I do see this as a religious
issue and it is one that the church should not take
lightly. Florida has statues stating that Florida does not
recognize same sex marriages but as you can see from
other states that a judge can change that in the matter
of a ruling. With the passing of this amendment no
court in the state of Florida will be able to overturn this
amendment; it will be placed in our state constitution.
This is an issue that Floridians have the right to decide
how we believe marriage should be defined in our state.
and based on Biblical facts-this amendment is one that
should be passed!
Kristi Williams, Clarksville
Florida's "Public Record
Act" and other freedom of
information laws serve the
important public policy. of
making access to public records
an essential government
Sheriff Tatum, and the
Sheriff's Department under
him, makes a compelling case
for why Florida has some of
the most expansive "Pubhic
Records" laws in the country.
As citizens, we must insist on
compliance with these laws.
There can be no true
accountability of government
officials and functions without
Patti .L.- Wood,
see that of the 260 animal
complaints for a one-year
period, more than one-fourth
(28%) were "livestock in the
SincelIhave yet to see an
incident of "livestock in the
road" in the many years that
I have driven County roads,
I requested the actual audio
recordings of these animal
Under the law, I was also
entitled to them at no cost and
without restriction, except that
identity of the caller was to
be redacted for a month after
For these records, he quoted
a cost of $5.00 to $10.00 a
record, or $1300 to $2600 for
that copies of these reports
would cost $5.00 page. (For
260 calls, the cost he quoted
for these records would have
been $1300.) When I asked
him for the statutory authority
for this charge, he referred
me to the specific Statute,
apparently assuming that I
would not refer to the actual
In actuality, and as I
expected, I was entitled receive
these records at no cost. Even
after I corrected him as to the
requirements of the "Public
Records Act," he refused to
provide these records until Jerry
Brown, Channel 13's "Problem
Solver," got involved.
When Ireceived the incident
reports, I was surprised to
To the editor:
I recently attended the
Calhoun County Sheriff 's
debate for the- 2008 general
election where candidates
were asked, among other
things, about accountability
and public relations. I take
issue with Sheriff Tatum's
response to these questions
based upon my own experience
with the Sheriff's Department
Sheriff Tatum answered
thesp questions by discussing
the problems with him and
his staff that the media has
reported on. He said that he
has been forthcoming with
information, and responded to
this coverage with letters and
He did not address the
issues of accountability and
public' relations that concern
me, specifically citizen's
access to public records as
required under Florida's
"Sunshine Laws." Apparently,
Sheriff Tatum's definition
of accountability and public
-relations only include "damage
control" with the media.
As founder of the Calhoun
County, I wanted to review
the specific incident reports of
animal complaints for a one-
yearperiod. (Recognizing the
importance of citizens' access
to public records, our laws do
not require citizens to give a
reason for any public records
Sheriff Tatum first told me
There is no true accountability without access to pubjlic.records
Page 14 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL. NOVEMBER 5, 2008
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"We're proud to have contributed to this credible
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Children adopted from the foster care system
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Working closely with Children's Home Society
of Florida, Darren and LeAnne adopted Ashley in
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would have aged out of foster care," LeAnne says.
Instead, Ashley's surrounded with the love and
encouragement of her family.
Nationally accredited for adoption and its many
other services to children and families, Children's
Home Society of Florida celebrates national
Adoption Awareness Month on behalf of more than
37,600 children the organization had joined with
their forever families.
enhanced adoption efforts, Children's Home Society
of Florida and other adoption providers aim to
prevent as many children as possible from spending
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The con artist pleads with the
grandparent to wire money to
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usually amounting to a few
thousand dollars. One individual
who contacted the Attorney
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$5,100 to someone he believed
was his grandson, supposedly
to bail his grandson out of jail.
Upon' contacting his grandson
later, the man learned he had
been scammed and reported the
incident to authorities.
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Lori Parham. "We urge AARP
.members, and all Floridians
50+, to report examples of this
promptly to the appropriate
The Better Business Bureau
advises that any request to wire
money through Western Union or
MoneyGram should be seen as a
red flag and an immediate tip-off
that the call'may be part ofa scam,
as these two money wire services
have been prevalently used by
the scammers as the means by
which to obtain the money. Funds
sent via wire transfer are hard to
track once received by con artists
and are usually not recoverable
by law enforcement or banking
The Canadian Anti-Fraud Call
Centre is reporting a significant
increase in complaints for this
scam. To protect themselvesfrom
this scam and others which may
use a distressed loved one tactic,
the BBB is advising seniors to
confirm the status of their loved
one by calling them directly or
verifying the story with other
family members before taking
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have been victimized by this scamt
should immediately report the
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Additionally, if there has been a
request to wire money to Canada,
the Canadian Anti-Fraud Call
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General Bill McCollum andAARP
issued a consumer advisory about
an emerging telephone scam
that is preying on grandparents
nationwide. The advisory follows
the Better Business Bureau's
recent report that grandparents
are being taken advantage of by
Canadian con artists claimitig to
be their victims' grandchildren
in need of emergency cash. The
grandparents believe they are
helping their grandchildren out of
an emergenessituation, but are in
fact losing thousands of dollars to
"Anyone who preys on the love
and concern a grandparent may
hav for his ur her grandchild i
should be reported immediately to
local and Canadian authorities,"
said Attorney General McCollum.
"This scam is truly despicable."
Consumer complaints to the
Attorney General's Office have
provided information about
the mechanics of the scheme,
which preys on the grandparent's
COncern for the well-being of
his or her grandchild. Typically,
the grandparent receives
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someone pretending to be his or
Senior citizens should beware
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Ca-h~oun County Election Results
U NOFFICIAL RSESU LTS
Chocolate and Tan
female Chihuahua, 6-7
months old, and an-
-swers to ABBYGAIL.
She is very small
approximately 4-6 Ibs-
There are no distinctive
markings, but there may
be a small knot around
her left shoulder blade
due to recent shots.
ABBY GAIL went
missing on the corner
of Chester and John
street, in Hosford on
There is a
offered for the
return of our baby
PleaseTcall Phyllis or
Jimmy at 556 4303
IF NO ANSWER.
OF GOD Southside Assenmbly
of God will be celebrating
homecoming on Nov. 9, beginning
at 10:30 a.in. with Reverend Terry
Broome speaking in the morning
service. Lunch will be at noon.
Open-mic singing will be in the
afternoon, all gospel singers and
soloists are welcome to conteand
sing or play their instruments.
We will also begin revival
Monday night, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m.
with Reverend Terry Broome.
For more information, call
ST. MJARY MISS BAPTIST
CHURCH -St. Mary Miss Baptist
Pastor's Aide Ministry invites
everyone to our fall musical on
Saturday, Nov. 8 at 6 p.m.
The theme is a "Battle for
the Lord." There will be many
groups, choirs soloists and praise
dancers~performing. Our church
is located at 16345 SE River St.
For more information please
CLERK OF COURT
Precinct Number 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11A 11B 12 13 Total
Willie D. Wise 278 143 112 212 277 172 87 144 52 125 31 259 236 27 2155
Ruth W. Attaway 620 249 254 514 602 336 155 208 97 149 30 374 413 40 4041
David L. Taturm 426 182 199 382 466 298 132 138 77 108 25 245 284 30 2992
Michael "Mike" Carpenter 141 40 34 113 152 79 42 81 17 48 9 114 161 20 1051
Wm. G."Buddy" Smith 337 167 139 241 269 130 7.1 136 54~ 124 27 280 212 16 2203
Ken "Shep" Sheppard 1428 210 162 217 377 238 142 163 55 1116 27 148 338. 311 2652
Becky Trickey Smith 461 1 78 200 506 489 261 98 181 93 152 33 465 298- 34 3449
SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
Mary Su~e Neves 400 167 123 141 286 194 79 152 60 122 41 386 308 26 2485
Jimmy "Jim" Marshal 64 36 24' 75 149 72' 22 52 30 31 10 30 .52 9 656
Tomniy McClellan 431 180 218 514 435 .236 144 146 58 114 11 216 292 3-1 3026
SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS -
Roy Pickron 1 186 98 77 1 39 2201 141 63 78 291 99 171 127 1 69 1 91 1462-
Margie Laramnore 707 287 ~285 587 651 362 1180 272 118 173 45 494 479 46 4686
COUNTY COMMISSIONER District 1
Cecil Ray Cochran 195 000 000 000 000 000 76 183 000 000 000 000 000 000 354
Danny Ray Wise. 694 000 000 000 000 000 167 268 000 000 000 000 000 000 1129
COUNTY COMMISSIONER District 5
Tammy S. Rushing 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 71 144 000 25 000 277 517
Harold E. Pickron 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 75 129 000 42 000 3601 606
SCHOOL BOARD District 1
Danny Ryals 470 000 000 000 000 000, 177 201 000 000 000 1000 000 000 848
Grant Williams 422 000 000 000 000 000 60 139 000 000 000 000 000 000 621
SCHOOL BOARD District 4
Thaddeus J. Simmons 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 33 000 255 000 288
Kenneth F. Speights 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 27 000 357 000 384
MlcCain/Palin 663 300 260 568 .639 418 212 226 107 205 155 159 4851 47 4344
Obama/Biden 229 84 110 164 220 90 34 123 40 74 7 472 156 18 1821
REPRESENTATIVE IN3 CONGRESS
Mark Mulligan 275 125 1-01.1 180 311 175 81 102 46 91 18 69 194 20 1 788
Allen Boyd 612 256 260 534 563 328- 160 244 .103 177 42 557 441 45 4322.
Precinct Number 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 To~tal
Nick Finch 24 33 162 173 83 84 26 41 626
Donnie E. Conyers 185 120 383 341 233 206 44 87 1599:
Jimmy Faircloth 71 53 249 252 145 197 39 60 1066
Marie G. Goodmnan 243 1 62 635 640 386 398 90 163 271t7
Teddy Eubanks .1 23 32 109 100- 50 61 16 13 404
SCHOOL BOARD District 1
James E. Flowers 74 61 383 1392 183 159 41 67 1360
Logan E. Kever- 1183 137 372 349 256 307 56 115 1075;
McCain/Palin 58 79 642 599 381 359 93 126 2337
Obama/Biden 225 1 23 131 147 74 114 18 60 892
REPH~qNTIV IN CONGRESS
Mark Mulligan 27 34 233 249 139 90 28 51 851
Allen Boyd 238 168 534 505 308 373 81 133 2840)
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*VETERANS DAY ACTIVITIES: The Veterans
Day Program will be held Monday, Nov. 10 beginning
at 9a.m. in the W R. Tolar gym.
The second and third grade classes will be singing
a song to salute our Veterans who will be attending
the program. Another song about peace will be sung
by an ensemble made up of a few students in all
grade levels. We hope all Veterans will attend. Our
students want to show their honor and respect for
these wonderful men and women who have fought
for our freedom.
Following the program, all Veterans are invited
to join the 7th grade class in the courtyard area for
*BOSTON BUTTS FOR SALE: The Girl's &
Boy's Basketball Teams are in need of new uniforms.
The parents are sponsoring a Smoked Boston Butt
SFundraiser on Nov. 19. Major Donnie Conyers and
the Sherriff's Dept. will smoke the meat. All school
staff and teacher's roasts can be delivered to your
school. This includes Hosford, BYA, Tolar, LCHS,
Horizon School, and LEAC. Tickets will be on sale
for $2 and may be purchased through Diane Hayes
at Big River Sports, 643-4068, Stacie Fant, Lynn
Guthrie, or Beth Brown at 643-2426. Call now to
reserve your smoked roast. Roasts also may be picked
up on Nov. 19 after 11 a.m. at the side of Strickland's
*THANKS FORA SUCCESSFUL SAFETY DAY:
W.R. Tolar would like to thank all of the following
Civil Servants for coming out and making our annual
Safety Day a success! With Licensing on Wheels
Samantha King and Dennis White; with the Fire
Department Bobby and Daniel Hall, Richard Mims;
Blountstown Police Department Rodney Smith;
Blountstown Sheriff's Department Randy McCroan
(helicopter pilot); Florida Highway Patrol Troop
H Quincy Trooper King, Florida Highway Patrol
Troop A Panama City Trooper Battle and Trooper
Swearingin, Florida Highway Patrol Auxiliary
Trooper Fowler, K-9 Unit Ross Welbourne,; FL Fish
and Wildlife Commission Lane Bentley; Liberty
County Ambulance Maria Crump and Whaylan
Peddle. We would also especially like to thank
Samantha King for organizing the day and taking care
of contacting all the other participating agencies. -
*JTUNIORBETA NEWS: Jr. Beta Club inducted
new members on Oct. 28. Destiny Schaeffer,
Hollie Alhaldseh, Marisha Bess, Chrissy Barber,
Milo Brown, Josie Bruffet, Dakoda Berg, Ann
Marie Brown, Dillan Green, Maze Holmes, Brody
Holland, Juliana Pullam, Baylee Scott, Cassidy
Shuler, Bethany Schneider, Leanne Smith, Hana
SWhitfield, Nicholas Wright, Jyierra Brigham, and
Christin Holton took the membership pledge and
became official members of Tolar's Jr. Beta Club.
The ceremony highlighted character traits of Beta
members. Club officers presented speeches on the
traits of honesty, achievement, responsibility, vision,
enthusiasm, sincerity, and tolerance. The officers
for the 2008-09 school year are Sydney Sanders,
president; Monte Revell, vice-president; Emily
Whittaker, secretary; Heath Cutshaw and Jimmy
Brown, 8th grade representatives; Odra Chapman
and Carson Flowers, 7th grade representatives; Kara
Fowler and Jasper Pullam, 6th grade representatives'
anld Brody Holland and Ann Marie Brown, 5th grade
*2007-2008 YEARBOOKS: Due to publication
delays, the W.R. Tolar yearbooks will not be~in until
early December. We will run an article in the Journal
letting you know when they are in.
*LOST & FOUND: Tolar's Lost & Found area
is bursting at the seams. If your child is missing a
jacket or other item, chances are it's there. Stop by
the front office anytime to look through the items that
have been turned in,
*CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE: Be sure to go to
www.wrtolar.com this week for pictures of our Fall
activities and updated event information. Be sure
to check out your child's class website as well for
homework updates, upcoming class activities, and
field trip pictures.
A HONOR ROLL
First grade: Hadley Barfield,
Mallory Dalton, Kelsie Edenfield,
Bobbi Finuff, Barbara Granger,
Clark Kelley, Zeb Kelley, Trayce
King, Michaela Markwalter,
~Allyson Mears, Brooks Ann
Mears, Joseph Moore, Cheyenne
Nichols, Baleigh O'Neal, Dakota
Recker, Nikki Richards, Stone
Taylor, Joseph Varnum, Keagan
Yon and Carly Young.
Second grade: Anna Alday,
Mad is on Bo g gs, Maka yla
Braxton, Kaylee Brown, Audra
Chason, Elena Hamm, Erin Lynn,
Katelyn McClure, Remington
Mills, Noah Reagan, Austin
Roberts and Dabid Trejo.
Third grade: Stetson Branch,
Drew Carey, Coy Cook, Megan
Mantecon, Victoria Maund, Max
Scott, Britni Tharp and Harley
Fourth grade: Seth Alday,
Nolon Bean, Collin Mears and
Fifth grade: Johnny Aaron and
Sixth grade: Jennifer Moore.
Seventh grade: Brett.
Bozeman, Autumn Coleman,
Deana Griswold, Morgan Lewis,
Mackenzie May, Carly Schwartz,
Porter Smith and Brianna Yon.
Eighth grade: Logan Cable,
Christalyn Castleberry, Aerial
Folsom, Madelynn Lytle, Albert
Varnum, Christina Watson Ryan
Wood and Trevor Wriston.
Ninth grade: Wesley Chevillot,
Brittney Pate and Kimberly
Twelfth grade: Kayla Baggett,
Mallory Basford, Caitlyu Bruner,
D.J. Griswold, Katrina Messer
and Brittany Stephens.
ALTHA SCHOOL CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Wednesday, Nov. 5 Middle and high school Honor
Thursday, Nov. 6 Dessert Concert, 6 p.m. at Altha
Church of God, ASVAB testing for juniors
Friday, Nov. 7 Joyner's Junior Movie, 4:30 p.m.
.Nov. 100 Nov. 14 Book Fair
Tuesday, Nov. 11 Second and third grade Veteran's
Day Program, Book Fair Family Night, 3 p~m. 6 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 12 Fourth grade field trip
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DATES TO REMEMBER:
Tues. Nov 4th- V.B. Regional Quarter Finals 7p.m.
LCHS v. North Florida
Frid..Nov 7th F.B. LCHS v. West Gadsden 8 p.m. A
Mon. Nov 10th Veterans Day assembly
Tue. Nov 11th School is out for Veterans Day
Wed. Nov 12th Blood drive
LCHS student and faculty we want to recognize you family
members that are veterans. Please complete the blue information
form that you got and return it to Mrs. Donna Summers.
Blood Drive will be November 12th~ at the Liberty County high
school between the hours the hours of 8 a.qi. to 2 p.m. All those who
would like to donate get a form from Tonia Cobb at LCHS front office
if you are between the ages of 16 and 1 7 to get a parents permission.
Thank you for you donation it will go to save three lives.
-Not happy with your student's grade? Tutoring/homework help is
being offered before and after school from 7- 8 in the morning and
3 6 in the afternoon. Feel free to drop in for help any time during
these hours. Monday through Thursday in the computer lab. If you
have a student who wants to receive help with homework or needs
help in anly of their classes please take advantage of this free service'.
Enrichment activities are made possible by the 21st Century Grant.
Hope to see youi there!
I(Pre-K thru 5th)
SBaked Pork Cube Steak,
Mashed potatoes with
Gravy, collard greens and
Corn bread. Alternate:
Pepperoni pizza, baked
Potato wedges, and ap-
Iple. Alternate: Hot ham
I and cheese sandwich.
| Chicken Nuggets, mixed
1 vegetables, banana,
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Cheese Sandwich. Cal-
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I Shrimp poppers, baked
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pleked up Wednesday, Nov. 12.
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Danny E. Earnest at 643-3777.
vIT nun's Kristen Peacock, Harlea Perdue,' Valerie States, Al'isha Strawn
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.Max Herndon to represent
BHS in Scholars Program
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Eleventh grade: Ashley Adams,
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Twelfth grade: Joy Armitage,
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Paul Mosley, Kayelynn O'Bryan,
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Eleventh grade: Jessica'
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Rafael Lockhart, Leigha Miller,
Jason Money, Cody Paquette,
Alison Slongoo, Laura Stoltzfits,
and Allison Wroblewski.
Twelfth grade: Elizabeth
Abbott, Ryan Abbott, Shane
Bailey, Shirane Baker, Blaine
Barfield, Haley Bozemnan, Steven
Brown, Miranda Coxwell, Ahmad
Dalati, Emily Davis, Lauren
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Ferguson, Ryan 'Frye, Christine
Gurliaccio, Amy Hall, Elizabeth
Harmon, Ashlea Hester, Malcolm
Ivory, Jimmy Jackson, Wilhiam
Johnson, Jared King, Joshua
Kirkbride, Daniel Leonard,
Norman Lewis, sierra Martin,
Carrie McMinn, Christina Mears,
Aaron Pullam, Timothy Pullam,
Megan Shoemake, Jasmine
SSimmons, Haley Smith, Chelsea
Snowden, Amanda Tucker,
Jeremy Watson, Kelley .Wood,
and John Woods.
Max Herndon, a senior at
Blountstown High School, has
been selected to represent the
Cabhoun County School District
for the 2008-2009 Sunshine State
Scholars Recognition Prograndin
Mathematics and Science.
The Sunshine State Scholars
Program was initiated in Florida
in 1997 to recognize Excellence in
mathematics and science among
high school seniors. The selection
process is based on academic
competitions and achievements,
grade point averages (GPA) in
math and science, and Amnerica
College Testing (ACT) scores.
Using the above criteria, a
district-level steering committee
selected Max, of Blountstown
High School, to represent
Calhoun County School District
as Sunshine State Scholar.
Regional competition will be
held in January and the state
competition will be held in
Florida Future Educators of America
by Christina Mears
FFEA (Florida Future Educators ofAmerica) has started the 2008-
2009 school year by electing officers President Christina Mears, Vice
President Jahnice Jones, and Secretary Chelsea Baker.
Our loyal and dedicated sponsor is Mrs. Lorraine McClellan and she
encourages and inspires us to move forward in our teachirig careers.
Our first activity as a club was putting on7 a Halloween Carnival for
the TMH class at Blountstown High School.
I would like to say a special thanks to all that~helped in our
making of the spectacular carnival, Mr. Fred Tanner for dressing up
and spooking the kids, the Blountstown Police Department for their
donation of Trick or Treatbbags, and the members of FFEA
B-tOwn High School
I Calendar of Events I
Thursday, Nov. 6 Spelling Bee for ninth and tenth I
Friday, Nov. 7 Spelling Bee for eleventh and twelfth
Grades, varsity football away vs. FAMU at 6:30 p.m
Page 20 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL NOVEMBER 5, 2008
TOP: BHS Quarterback Darrin Huff (#1) fends off Chipley opponent as he moves out with the ball.~ BELOW: Tiger Malcolm lyory
makes his way down the field as two fellow Tigers lead the way.
Thirteen a lucky number in Halloween
game for the
by Richard Williams,
Journal sports ~writer
A solid defense and a strong rushing attack
helped the Blountstown Tigers defeat district foe
Chipley 13-3 on Halloween night in a game that
feature numerous turnovers and takeaways by both
BHS trailed by three after Chipley scored on a
44 yard field goal.
The Tigers responded on their next offensive ; f
play as Malcolm Ivory did his best impersonation
of a speedy superhero and broke a run down the -.:
sidelines to score from 73 yards out.
The Blountstown defense did their best
impersonation of ball hawks as they swarmed over s':
the visiting team's offensive line and forced several BE LOW /-
fumbles. BHS Head Coach Greg Jordan credited the LE FT: Hu~N s ;
defense for keeping his team in the game.
Is caught up
"We had over 350 yards of offensive," Jordan
said, "but I've got to tell you that our defense really by the long
came through and made some big plays when we reach of a
needed them." Chipley player.
In the second half the Tigers expanded their lead R IG HT: Another BH S
to 13 -3 when Junior Darrin Huff scored on an eight player brings down a
yard run. The lead was large enough for BHS to Chipley opponent.
withstand a late effort by Chipley.
Jordan said the game was the hard fought contest : Y
people have come to expect from a Chipley and
"You have to give Chipley a lot of credit, they
played hard, and just like most of their games this
year they needed a few breaks and they could have
taken the win," Jordan said. The coach was quick
to add, "but our guys really stepped up when they
needed to and held them out of the end zone."
The Blountstown Tigers limited Chipley to 82
U yards of offense and the BHS offense racked up
353 rushing yards on 53 carries. n
BHS travels to Tallahassee to take on the FAMU ,cs
High Baby Rattlers Nov. 7. '
NOVEMBER 5, 2008 THE CALHOUN LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 21
ABO VE: B ul/dog
Terry Jennings (#63)
closes in as a Pirate
opponent races down
th e fie Id with' th a
ball. RIGHTS Bulldog
Terrence Evans (#7)
slips past the grasp
of a Sneads player.
Nolan Brown (#8) and
'Shane Rogowski are
joined by teammateS
as they close in on the
Sneads ball carrier.
by Richard Williams, Joumnalsport~s writer
Against the Sneads Pirates, the
Liberty County Bulldogs were dealt a
first half of treats and a second half of
tricks as they fumbled away a 12 point
half time lead and lost 18-12 to Sneads
in high school football action Oct. 31.
The Bulldogs scored two first half
touchdowns to' build the early lead.
Liberty's defense was also able to
bottle up the Pirate rushing attack. In
the first half Liberty was able to sustain
Drives and keep field position, but all
of that changed in the second half.
At the start of the second half
Sneads recovered a LCHS fumble on
the kickoff and later scored to cut the
lead to 12-7. The Bulldogs fumbled the
next kickoff as well and turned the ball
back over to Sneads. The Pirates cut
the LCHS lead to 12-10 after scoring
a field goal.
Sneads took a 16-12 lead on a
touchdown later in the half and then
scored their final points of the game
when they sacked the quarterback in
the end zone.
Liberty's turnovers doomed the
young squad as the Bulldogs only
had five offensive possessions in the
second half, and one of those was a
two play possession that ended in the
LCHS Head Coach Grant Grantham
said it just wasn't Liberty's night.
"I know this sounds crazy but we
actually played pretty good most of
the night," Grantham said. "But you
can't limit yourself by turning over
Grantham continued, "We had some
kids like Joseph Brinkley and Terrance
Evans that had really solid games .
in fact I think overall we had a lot of
kids that had a really good game, but
we just didn't put it together at the
The loss drops Liberty to 3-5 on the
year and 2-4 in the district.
The Bulldogs travel to Greensboro
Nov. 7 to take on West Gadsden in the
final district game for both teams. West
Gadsden has already sealed a district
championship and the playoff bid that
goes along with the title.
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WILLARD B. PRICE
FOWLERVILLE, MI Willard B. Price, 75,
died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2008, in Fowlerville, MI.
He was born on Sept. 27, 1933 in Ocheessee. He
served his country in both the United States Air
Force and the United States Coast Guard and later
retired from the Ford Motor Company in Detroit,
He was preceded in death by his wife, Donna'
a brother, Charles D. Price; his parents, William
Davis Price and Velma Goodson Price Sims.
Survivors include five children Maralyn,
Carolyn, Kathy, Mark and Kenny, all of Mlichigan;
a brother, Doug Price ofBlountstown; a sister, Alma
Nell Duncan of Michigan; several grandchildren
anSmr csa nerephe Thursday, Oct. 30 at the
Wild Family Cemetery on John F. Bailey Road
in Blountstown with Reverend Edgar Fuqua and
Reverend David Goodman offciating.
Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in
-charge of the arrangements. '
R. L-. LAY FIE LD
R. L. Layfeld, age 70, ofBlountstown, passed
away Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008. He was a native and
lifelong resident of Calhoun County and was a
member of Blountstown Church of the Nazarene.
He was a retired truck driver for Griffin Sand &
He is survived by his wife, Mary Jane Layfield '
two sons, Mitchell Phillips and his wuife Marsha
of Blountstown and Randy Durden of Tallahassee;'
a daughter, Agnes Seaman and her husband
Ronnie ofAltha; his mother, Rosie Layfield; two
brothers, Tommy Layfield and his wife Thelma
of White City and Jimmy Layfield and his wife
Darlene ofBlountstown; six sisters, Erlitie Bishop
and Elizabeth Osborne of Blountstown, Carolyn
Carroll, Linda Lolley, Myrtle Young, and Anita
Blackwell and her husband Tom of Clarksville;
four grandchildren, Candace Young, Kenny
Seaman, Jarrod and Jara Phillips; four great-
grandchildren, Bethany, Emily, Faith and Jakob
Services were held Tuesday, Nov. 4 at Adams
Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Ken
McClosky and Reverend Ernie Gray officiating.
BLOUNTSTOWN -Harry "Buddy" Murphy,
63, died Nov. 2, 2008 at his home. He was born
di eul i 7 9 In Brooksvill r 5issipi e d
He was manager of Cargil Grain Elevators in
Blountstown for 35 years. He served his countrIy in
the United States Marine Corps and was a veteran
of the Vietnam Conflict, where he served two tours.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church m
He was preceded in death by a stepson, Wayne
Survivors include his wife, Jean Murphy
of Blountstown; three stepsons: Jimmy Lee of
Tallahassee, Robert Daniels of Blountstown,
and Scott Daniels.of Lake City; a stepdaughter,
Madelyn Lee of Charleston, SC; two sisters,
""hnieo :brnle ,GaD v yrGa and Jen t
The family will receive friends Wednesday,
Nov. 5 from.6:00 8:00 p.m. at Peavy Funeral
Services will be held Thursday, Nov. 6 at 2 p.m.
at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel wiith Reverend
David Throckmorton officiating. Interment will
follow in the Pippin Cemetery in Clarksville .
Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in
charge of the arrangements.
ANDREW L. GIBBENS
Andrew L. Gibbens, age 77, of Blountstown,
passed away 1 monday, Oct. 27, 2008. He was a
retired U. S. Army Master Sergeant and a veteran
of the Korean Conflict. He also served in the U. S.
SArmy National Guard.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Elmer
Gibbons and a sister, Flora Ralph.
He is survived by his special companion,
Gertrude May Smith of Blountstown, two sons,
Andy Gibbens, Jr. ofrlallahassee and CliffGibbens;
a daughter, Linda O'Neal and her husband,
David of Blountstown; two brothers, Ed Gibbens
of Silvercreek, NY and Ellsworth Gibbens of
Calla an, FL; two sister Ev PTrusdale of Terre
five stepchildren; eight grandchildren and eight
Services were held Saturday, Nov. I at Fldrida
Memorial Gardens in Rockledge, Florida with full
Adams Funeral Home was in charge of the
J. W. O'BRYAN
J. W. O'Bryan, age 78, of Blountstown, passed
away Oct. 29, 2008 in Blountstown. He was a
lifelong resident of Blountstown and attended
Calvary Baptist Church. He loved fishing and the
outdoors. He was preceded mn death by his parents '
E. J. and Estelle O'Bryan; a daughter, Linda Jean
O'Bryan; a grandson, R~ndall Wayn~e "Randy"
O'Bryan, Jr.; and two brothers, Floyd and Tommy
He is survived by his wife, Lula O'Bryan of
Blountstown; four sons, Paul Alday atid his wife
Janie of Sanford, NC, ~Ronnie O'Bryan and his
wife Jenny of Blountstown, Tim O'Bryan and
his wife Nancy of Panama City, Wayne O'Bryan
and his wife Marie of Port St. Joe; six daughters,
Cindi Sansom and her husband Jimmy of Cross
City, Ethel Young of Port St. Joe, Tammy Alday
of Blountstown, Anne Jourdan and her husbaird
Donald of Blountstown, Magdaline Hand and her
husband Billy of Blotintstown, and Tracy Barton
and her husband Eddie of Blountstown; a brother,
E.G. O'Bryan; three sisters, Mary Johnson, Alice
Stafford, and Lessie Mae Glass; 19 grandchildren
and 14 great- grandchildren.
Services were held Sunday, Nov. 2 at Calvary
Baptist Church with Reverend Francis Carlisle
Adm nFuneral Home was in charge of the
RONNIE L. MINTON
aRonnie L. Mirdon, age 54, of Marianna, passed
awyMnaOt 7 08
He was preceded in death by his dad, Mack
Minton of Tallahassee.
He is survived by his stepmother, Mary Minton
of Tallahassee; a brother, Keith Minton of Lake
Geneva, FL; a sister, Debbie Hunter of Jacksonville;
his mother, Doris Minton; and several nieces and
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by Theresa Friday,
Santa Rosa County
In Florida, we're lucky to
have colorful flowers throughout
the year. Now is the time to plant
cool-season bedding plants for
fall, winter and spring color.
When you replant your
flower beds and containers,
there are many wonderful cool-
season bedding plants available.
Excellent choices include pansy,
viola, dianthus, sweet alyssum,
calendula, snapdragon, petunia,
sweet William, nicotiana,
hollyhock, annual phlox, stock,
statice, ornamental kale and
cabbage, to name a few.
The colors available iti these
cool-season bedding plants. are
virtually unlimited. But that has
its drawbacks, since the hard
part is avoiding planting your
garden with every color you
can get your hands on. Using
too many colors will lead to
a chaotic look that is not as
and white petunias, it is more
effective to plant groups (three
or more plants) of red, groups of
pink and groups of white mn the
bed. This allows each color to
be noticed. A scattered planting
of individual red, -pink .and
white petunias would give the
overall appearance of pink when
viewed from a distance.
Use pastel colors in areas
that will be viewed prnnarily mn
the evening. Paler colors show
up better in low light. Pastel
colors also are important to
consider when planting shady
Another benefit of pastel
colors is that they make a space
look larger and more open.
If you have a courtyard that
seems a little cramped, a pastel
color scheme would be quite
appropriate. And cool, pastel
colors tend to create a serene,
Creatin-g an attractive,
colorful look is easier than
ever. But do a little thinking and
planning before you go to the
nursery. That way you generally will
be more pleased with the results.
Above all, have fun. After all, if
the color scheme isn't as great as you
thought it would be, it's only there for a
season. You can always try something
different next time.
Theresa Friday is the Residential
Horliculture Extenzsion Agent for
Santa Rosa County. For additional
information about all of the
county extension services and
other articles of interest go to:
http://santarosa. iths. uti edu.
effective as a well-thought-out
Here are some quick tips on
color to get you started:
Combine cool colors
together, or warm colors together'
for reliably harmonious results.
Cool colors include burgundy,
rose, pink, magenta, purple,
violet, lavender, blue, navy and
any variations of these colors.
Warm colors include orange,
gold, yellow, rust, peach and
any variations of these colors.
White combines equally well
with either group, and true blue
flowers also look good with just
about any other color. *
Use color where you want
to focus attention. The human
eye is drawn instantly to color.
Never use color to "beautify"
an unattractive feature in your
landscape such as a fire hydrant,
storage shed or trash can area.
You will simply make sure
everyone notices it, and the
color will not make it look any
patio and other outdoor living
areas. Fragrant plants such as
alyssum, stock and nicotiana are
It is also important td-plant
individual colors in masses or
groups, especially if the bed
will be viewed from a distance
(as in a front bed being viewed
from the street). If, for instance,
you decide to use red, pink
Use color where you can
enjoy it. Many gardeners lavish
their attention and garden budget
on their front gardens and this is
a wonder-ful gift they provide to
their neighborhoods. But don't
forget to include plantings of
colorful cool-season bedding
plants in beds, containers and
hanging baskets around the
Plant Sale Extravaganza in Quincy
Gardening Friends of the Big Bend will sponsor an outdoor
Plant Sale Extravaganza on Saturday, Nov. 22, open and free to the
SThis event, planned from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., is held on the
,grounds of the North Florida Research and Education Center just off
State Road 267 near I-10 exit 181 Quincy.
Trees, shrubs, flowers, and garden-related items will be offered at
Thanks go to a number of local wholesale and retail nurseries'
and private individuals as well as the NFREC for their extraordinary
donations of plants and garden-related items. This extravaganza is
a fun, relaxed event where everyone can find something and we can
all add more 'green' to our North Florida gardens.
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The rain didn't dampen
spirits as folks gathered for
the annual Altha Autumn
Fest held at Alltha School.
Oct. 24. Festival goers
ehijoyed hayrides on trailers
pulled by ATVs and tried
their skill at a variety o'f
games. 'Those too young to
play just chjoyed the sight a
of everyone dodging the
mudholes as they walked
around in their Halloween
JOSEPH SUMMERS PHOTOS
NOVEMBER 5, 2008 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 25
Altha Lady Wildcats bounce
Li ber ty Cou nty volley ba11:
19801 nOW Distn ct c ham ps
The Liberty County Girls Volleyball team played Port StJoe in Liberty County at 6r prni.
last Th2ursday, Oct. 20 to take the District Championship. The scores were 25-`14, 25-20,
20-25, 25--19. Hiannah Moore led the team with 13 kills, Tiesha Alston had 11 kills, and
Stephanie Duggar had 9 kills. Melanie Shuler had 18 assists an~d Jackie Rega~ladl h'ad
12 assists. Ashley Black led the team with 29 digs and Hannahld M/ooret had 19 digs and
Dan2ielle Cessna added 14 digs. Hraley Walker anal Tiesha Alston both had t13 blocks a
piece. 1felanie Shuler and Hannah M~oore had 4 aces and BIiritian Gr @nii had 3 aces.
Black while Logan Lee popped in
Thursday SWAT Maroon out-
kicked SWAT Black with Kaleb
Vickery hammering in three goals
and Tucker Singletary scoring one
for the` winners. Jacob Creamer,
Regan Todd, and Lindsey Bunkley
scored for SWAT Black.
SWAT Maroon won again
.prs.Monday November 3 with the
duo of Kaleb Vickely and Tucker
Singletary doing the scoring
again. Vickery got three goals
and Singletary two in Monday's
play. Logan Lee once again put in
the Gold goal.
In Booter's play last week
SWAT Gold defeated SWTAT Black
on Monday Oct. 27 6-0 with Tyler
Sansom and Bailey Singletary
scoring three goals apiece. Tuesday
334 October 28 Ro Hinson scored three
goals and Kaitlin Lynn two leading
SWAT Garnet to a 5-0 win over
SWAT Black. .
Thursday, Oct. 30 SWAT Garnet
held off SWAT Gold 1-0 -in a tight
LIBERTY COUNTY SOCCER
LEAG UE S WO UN DIN G
The Kickers -League and. the
Booters League in the Liberty
County Recreation Department are
heading into their last weeks.
Last week's action in the Kickers
League saw SWAT Black defeat
SWAT Gold 3-1 on Tuesday Oct.
28. Regan Todd poked in two goals
and Jacob Creamer added a goal for
game Ro Hinson punched in Gold's
score arid Trenton Fowler goal
tended the shut-off.
Monday SWAT Gold came back
with a 10-0 win over SWAT Black
as Tyler Sansom scored five goals,
Bailey Singletary 4, and Hannah
LIBERTY COUNTY REC
TEAMS WIN THEIR GAMES
FOR THE WEEK
The Liberty County Recreation
Department's football teams won
all of their games played in the Big
Bend League this past week.
On Thursday, Oct. 30 the Tiny
Mite team won a make up game
over Chattahoochee 20-12.
J.J. House scored a pair of
touchdowns and a two-point
conversion for Liberty County and
Brody Holland scored touchdown.
Holland, William Hayes, William
Hatcher',Jarod Beckwith, and Kyle
Holcomb were in on 5 tackles each
for the Liberty county team.
Saturday morning the Tiny Mite
team came back to defeat Sneads
20-8 with House again scoring 14
points on a pair of touchdowns and
a two-point run.
Holland got the third-Liberty
County td on a quarterback run. It
was another good defensive effort
for the Tiny Mites with House,
Beckwith, Hayes Holcomb,
Holland, and Hatcher leading the
Saturday also saw the Pee Wees
win over Sneads 30-8. Hunter
Jacobs had a touchdown run of 30
yards for Liberty County. Hayden
Swier ran in a 10 yard score and
Will Hosford passed 22 yards tk
Noah Davis for a touchdown and
then zipped 85 yards for another
Liberty County score. Jacobs
and Chris Lynn scored 2-point
conversions in the game. D. J.
Pittman, Hayden Swier, Chuck
Morris,- and De Andre Johnson
were all in on at least 5 tackles
and Alstan Johnson recovered a
The Teeny Mites notched a win
Saturday 8-0 over Sneads with
Jarkeavis Bess getting the game
winning touchdown in the last
minute of the game.
The teams will wind up
their regular season by hosting
Port St. Joe this Saturday and
Chattahoochee next Tuesday.
Games start Saturday at 10 a.m.
and Tuesday at 6:30 pm.
At press time only 3 teams
have shown an interest in the
Co-Ed Church Volleyball League
the Liberty County Recreation
Department is attempting to
organize. Deadline for letting the
department know your church is
interested is Wednesday Nov. 12
at noon. If interested contact the
Liberty County Recreation at 643-
2175. If no answer leave a message
and you will be contacted.
-Call 643-3333, Fax 643-3
Bozeman; swept by Sneads
COTTONDALE, Oct. 27 Not having played a match in a week
What did matter to the Altha Lady Wildcats is that they bounced the
Bozeman Lady Bucks last Monday from the District 2-2A tournament
by winning the quarter regional match -- 25-11, 25-12 and 28-26.
In Game 1 Emily Brooks gave Altha a 5-2 gad. Christy Simmons
extended it to' 10-5 and Cortney Harris put the game out of reach at
15-9 with her 4 straight service points.
The Lady Wildcats (7-14; 2-7, 2-2A) jumped out t~o a 7-2 lead in
Game 2 thanks to Emily Brooks 6 straight service points and the game
was virtually over when Rebekah Wiltse gave Altha a 16-86 lead.
Christy Simmons gave the Lady Wildcats a 11-6.1ead with her
3 straight service points in Game 3. Late in the ~game Bozeman
scratched out a 22-21 lead. But it was short lived as Rebekah Wiltse
put Altha back on top, 24-22. The Lady Bucks responded by- tying the
game two more times but Cessna Folsom sealed the deal by serving
the match-winning point.
Altha's scoring leader was Rebekah Wiltse with 12 service points,
a service ace, and 2 digs. Emily Brooks posted 11 service points,
a service ace~,.and assists. Christy Simmoils recorded 10 service
points, 3 service'aces, 4 kills and a dig. Both Cessna Folsom and
Cortney Harris chalked up 6 service points and each had a service ace.
Loni Johnson added 5 service points, a service ace, and a kill.
COTTONDALE, Oct. 28.- Having served so well the night
before the Lady Wildcats misfired on several of their serves in last
Tuesday night's semifinal match against the #1 sieed (and eventual .
district champion), Sneads` Lady Pirates: Those service misfires cost
them the match--25-11, 25-23 and 25-16.
Sneads had a slow start in Game 1 and Rebekah Wiltse's two
service points gave Altha (7-15; 2-8, 2-2A) a 6-3 lead. However,
Sneads next two servers built an 18-9 lead from which the Lady
Wildcats didn't recover.
In Game 2 Al tha showed some grit as they went toe to toe with
Sneads. Sneads had built a 5-point lead but Cortney Harris brought
her Lady Wildcats withiin two points, 10-8, with her 3 service points.
Cessna Folsom followed Harris and tied the game with her 2 service
poilits,.11-11. Lorii Johnson's service point kept the rally going by.
giving Altha their first lead of the game, 14-13. The Lady Wildcats
remained in the lead until Sneads knotted the score at 19-19. The
game remained tied and Altha's service opportunity to go back on
top was long and out of bounds.
Altha had a short lived 3 -0 lead in Game 3 but their miscues at
the service line cost them the ~opportunity to build on that lead and
Sneads o\ercani them to win the game and the match.
Once again Rebek~ab W;iltse led the Lady Wildcats at the service
line wilth 7 points and jhe had a season high 12 digs. Cortney Harris
put up 4 'serv ice points, a service ace, and 3 digs. Loni Johnson had
4 service points, a.block, a dig, and a kill. Cessna Folsom was good
for 2 service points. Emily Brooks,' Christy Simmons, and Hannah .
Waldorffall had a service point. Brooks had 6 assists. Simmons was
credited with 5 digs, 3 kills, an assist and a block. Waldorff came
away with 3 digs.
Next year looks bright for Coach Miranda Rehberg and the
Lady Varsity Wildcats. They will return all 6 starters plus they'll
be spending their off-season conditioning and playing together in
matches. Additionally, several junior varsity players will move up
to varsity team which will boost Altha's offensive and defensive
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HWY 69 north. Water.
sewer. and grass mow-
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required. No pets.
Coffee table, cherry, $25. Call
643-2665, 11-5, 11-12
Computer, with printer, table, and
chair, $1000. Call 643-4647.
~~House for Rent i
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Horse trailer, goose-neck, 16 ft Couch, floral design, with one
box, good floor and mats, needs matching chair, $100; Curio cabi-
some TLC but ready to go
OBO. Call 643-4631.
Fan, Lasko, oscillating, $1
Ring, gold wedding ban
nine, $30; pair of ruby d
heart shaped earrings, $E
Tanning bed, Wolf Sunvi~
bulbs, in great shape, $6(
643-2378 or 447-2056.
Hover-round, candy app
less than one year old, le
15 miles, $1500 OBO. C;
Tanning bed, older mod
newer bulbs, works great,
Call 209-8839 or 209-8464
Dog sweaters, small, $
Antique jars, antique bott
gotiable. Call 526-3738.
Ring, i ct tw, diamond, size
$400. Call 674-8003.
Earrings, pair, white gold
amends and tanzinite store
$400 asking $50. Call 557
Gas fire logs, ceramic, e
condition, includes set o
ie00dog Iand a brass po
Magnetic sign machine
$3000 bu't will take $15(
Charm, 10k gold, FSU.
$60. Call 674-2518.
Pool, 24 ft, round, has filte
and hoses, needs minor p;
liner, will not sell in part
OBO. Call 509-8636.
Bed frame, queen size, p
form, $150; five drawer
pine, $130. Call 643-5852
Love seats, two, $25 ea
762-3723 and leave mes
Desk, small, dark wood, wi
ers, $250OBO. Call 674-8:
Bed, king size, two mat
two box springs, with rails
and sham, $400. Call 237
net, $100; cocktail table, with two
matching end tables, $100. Call
643-4647. 10-29, 11-5
Chest of drawers, $20; chest of
drawers, $25. Call 762-8566.
Sectional sofa, two piece, center
console, black with red and purple
design, and ottoman, $200 OBO.
Call 509-8636. 10-29, 11;5
2002 Chevy Avalanche, 90,000
miles, tow package, 20" rims'
runs and looks good, $9500; 1997
Dodge Dakota, automatic, king
cab, looks and runs great, A/C'
$2500. Call 447-2772. 11-s, 11-12
1979 Ford F100, short wheel
base, good condition, $1800;
1995 Ford Ranger, king cab, short
wheel base, $300.- Call 762-8136
and leave a message. 1-5112
1988 Ford Bronco, full size, 4WD,
runs good, needs minor work,
$2000 OBO. Call 272-6345.
1979 Ford, great shape, $3000.
Call 447-1129 during day or 674-
2842 at n ig ht. 10-29, 11-5
1995 Ford Ranger, five speed,
V-6, chrome wheels, tool box,
looks and runs good, $2000. Call
643-3628. 10-29, 11-5
1984 IMercedes SD, runs great
on diesal or cooking oil, in great
shape, $3500 OBO. Call 643-
2005 Nissan Altima, loaded,
4e th~e0 s at, e cllnm cndirioof,
$500 down and take over pay-
ments (refinance), serious inqul-
ries only. Call 643-2623 or 508-
8652, 10-29, 11-5
Ford Mustang, 5.0, red, $1600.
Call 762-2041 and ask for Steve.
2000 Buick Park Avenue, runs
good, $180.0, negotiable, cash
only. Call 762-4398 before 7 p.m.
2000 Toyota Camry, leather in-
terior, four door, loaded, new ra-
diator but has blown head gasket,
Girl's clothes, age birth-5T, good
,le red, condition, will sell by pieces or best
ss than offer for group. Call 643-2978.
all 643- 11-6, 11-12
11-s,11-12 Car seat/stroller combo, Baby
Trend, $100; Grayco Winnie the
lel with Pooh swing, $50; aquarium baby
$1000. swing, fold a~nd go, $25; baby boy
I. clothes, winter and summer, 0-3
,,se, months and 3-6 months; maternity
clothes. Call 643-2855. 10-29, 11-5
len-Mobile home, you move, needs
1151-2Work; used culvert pipe, all sizes.
Call 762-3580. 11-6, 11-12 .
1151-2Fridge, dryer, dishwasher, wash-
ing machine, all need repair. Call
with di-76856 -s1-2
-5100. Dryer, call 762-8566. 10-29,11-5
excellent A PIIW E
ker set, Ch st freezer, GE, small, $1251.2
e, paid~ Vacuum, Eureka, light weight,
00. Call $15. Call 674-8320. 11-5, 11-12
Refrigerator, GE double door,
helmet,- black, icemaker, water purifier,
10-29, 11-5 gOOd condition, $400. Call 762-
5030. 11-5, 11-12
arts and Dryer, Whirlpool, $150; washer,
s, $500 Whirlpool, eight cycle, four speed,
102,15$175. Call 643-7257. 11-5, 11-12
Stackable washer and dryer,
S$100; dryer, $50. Call 762-8566.
chsGun, Remington pump 270, 3 x
.10 x 50 scope, sling, three boxes
of ammo, $375; Henry lever ac-
11-s, 11-12 tion .22, with 3 x 9 x 40 scope, like
new, $275. Call 643-2390 or 447-
ch al3185. 10-29. 11-
320. Fax/printer, excellent condition.
11-5, 11-12 Call 643-7955. 11-s, 11-12
;,sheets TV, 42" Toshiba flat screen, with
-1384. stand, good condition, $350. Call
11-s, 11-12 674-7138 or 899-0269, 15 1-2
379-8611 or 841-
Malibu, all power,
$2200 OBO. Call
1994 GMC Sierra van, work van
With ladder rack, runs good, $900
OBO. Call 643-4631. 11-5, 11-12
2008 GMC Envoy SLT, brand
new, loaded, less than 1000 miles,
black with gray leather, $24,500.
Call 643-6702 or 674-8664 and
ask for Lisa or 674-5470 and leave
a meSsage. 10-29, 11-s
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Dirt bike, Honda C;R250R, new
rear tire, chain, sprockets, many
extras, must see, $1800 firm. Call
693-0499 or 526-8234. 115, 11-12
1995 Jeep Cherokee, 4WD, roll-
bar with canvas top, excellent con-
dition, $4200. Call 762-3723 and
leave a message or 209-8809.
1998 Jeep Cherokee, blown
head gasket, $500 OBO. Call 379-
8720. 11-s, 11-12
AUTO PARTS &
Rims, four, aluminum, five star,
with tires, fits Jeep or Jeep Chero-
kee, 16", $325. Call 674-7138 or
Subwoofers, MTX- pair, in box,
10", $50; single punch 10" sub-
wooferi box. Call 209-81 59, o
Tires,' four, P265, 70R17, $125.
Call 643-7257. 1s1-2
15-inch wheels and tires, alumi-
num, lug pattern 5 on 5 1/2, $300.
Call 899-0269 or 674-7138, leave
Guns, Remington pump 270, 3 x
10 x 50 scope, with three boxes
of ammo, $375; Henry lever action
.22 with 3 x 9 x 40 scope, like new,
$275. Call 643-2390 or 447-3185.
Shotgun, 12 gauge, $160; 20
.gauge, bolt action, $40. Call 643-
4647. 10-29, 11-5
Browning bow, youth model,
good shape, $100. Call 693-
0692. 10-29, 11-5
ne pow- Puppies, Shitzu and Chihuahua,
628. have had first shots, 6-8 weeks
10-29, 11-5 Old, $100 each. Call 762-8566.
F T L~ating love birds, with cage, $50.
Call 762-3681. 11-6, 11-12
1151-2Puppies, six weeks old, need
loving homes, half chocolate lab
and half unknown breed. Call 557-
boat, fi- 1346. 1-,i-2
r,$1200 Buildog puppies, first shots,
345. wormed, $100. Call 762-2162 and
11-5, 11-12 leaVe a message. 11-s, 11-12
ron, with Kitten, was abandoned,- about
r, marine eight weeks old, black, long
s, Hum- haired, blue eyes, free to a good
Id more, home. Call 643-2560 after 6 p.m.
102,15Poodle puppy, has had shots,
$100. Call 762-8566. o-2s, 11-s
EAY Billy goats, two males, full grown,
one blue and one brown, $100 for
Both. Call 379-9378 or 643-8871.
,,,,,, WAN TED
IND Dog for breeding, female Chi-
huahuas, three 1/2- five lbs. to
e collar, breed with a blue and white male,
y misses want the pick of the litter. Call 674-
all 556- 6009. 11-s, 11-12
Trailer, for heavy equipment, 18-22
'leather ft, used; small used bulldozer and
attached root rake. Call 643-4631. 1s1-2
toSa-Drum set, in good condition, rea-
4749sonably priced. Call 674-7854.
Nintendo DS, in good condition
Ir white' n esnbyprcd osby
,~,, with games. Call 557-5100..
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I Bristol: Nov. 8 and 22, 1
12289 NW Rock Bluff
Road, 8 a.m. -2 p.m.,
Smisc. items. Call 643- .
BIbuntstown: Nov. 8,
Hwy. 71N across from
High school at okI Eu-
bariks Insurance, lots of
Household items and de-
SCOr items. Call 674-3057.
SBlountstown: Nov. 8,
20817 SE Morningside
Circle, 8 a.m.-1 p.cmothap-
p iances, boo s, cltes,
Christmas items. Call
BIOuntstown: Nov.- 8,
Scorner of Hentz and
Church Street, 8 a.m.-12
p.m., lots of outside toys,
Children and adult's cloth-
ing, household items. Call
674-6876 or 209-9702.
I ,,, s
& EXERCISE EQUIP.
Bike, women's 15 speed, $30; Ab
Lounge 2, $30. Call 674-5483-
Treadmill, Pro-Form 595LE, easy
fold storage, in great condition,
with monitors, $250. Call 674-
7138 or 899-2776. 1s112
Treadmill, very good condition,
$80. Call 379-3859. 11-s,11-12
J.T. paintball mask, fanny pack
with 40 pods and remote control,
$60. Call 693-0692. 10-29, 11-5
Ab Lounge, $75; Easy Shaper,
$50. Call 643-2855. 10-29, 11-5
Treadmill, incline, like new, $300.
Call 643-4647. 10-2!9, 11-s
Go-kart, two person, like new,
six hp, roll bar/cage and adjust-
able seat, paid $1200 asking $650
OBO. Call 643-2378 or 447-2056.
Lost: Lab mix, orange
missing Oct. 27, little boJ
her, reward offered. C
Lost: Black Lab, with
collar, that has oet tags a
spayed female, lost
Schmarje Lane, answers
ow. If any info please call 6
or 643-5278. 10-29, 11-5
Found: dog, black, fou
speckled feet, white che~
half grown puppy. Call 64
Wooden catfish baskets, two if
available. Call 674-8517. 10-29, 11-5
TOwing package, for 26 ft. Mal-
lard RV trailer. Call 835-4552 and
aSk for Jean or Bobby. 10-29. 11-s
Wheelchair, lightweight, with foot
rests, for elderly female. Call 643-
6912. 10-29, 11-5
Vita-mix 3600 Plus, stainless
steel model, with a 72 ounce
Stainless steel container. Call 643-
5702. 10-29, 11-5
Junk cars and trucks, any
condition, we pay cash. Call 762-
8459 or 272-1126 cell. umN
Missing: Chihuahua Puppy -1-3
lbs. Rare two-tone & markings'
brown & tan in color. Disappeared
Nov. 2 in Hosford, near Chester,
John & Bo St. intersections. $200
reward. No questions asked. Kids
devastated! Call Jim at (850) 556-
2963 or Phyllis at (850) 556-4303.
Deer dogs, young dogs, }50-
$100. Call 447-3200 for more
Camper, 28 ft. Jayco, fiftl
queen size bed, fridge, st
crowave, $4000 OBO. C
5332 after 5 p.m. -
Motor home, 1995 GMC
ree Rally Class C, 31 ft, lt
50,000 miles, fully self co
ONAN generator, gasolil
ered, $16,000. Call 643-31
Boat, 14 ft, aluminum, wi
$200. .Call 643-2672.
1982 Hydrasport bass
berglass, 90 hp Mercury
foot steering, trolling motor
OBO or trade. Call 272-6:
Ski boat, 16 ft., Glass-tr
trailer, 115 Johnson motol
cd player aind speaker
mingbird depth finder an
$1200 OBO. Call 447-383
TOOLS AND Hi
Table saw, Craftsman, $
SPORTING GOODS LOST & FOU)
HOMES & LAND
Black otom Rodi74 38eh
899-0269. 11-5, 11-12
Bristol, .96 acres off Hoecake
Road, $6000. Call 643-6207.
Mobile home, older mo e, 1
x 56, two bedroom, completely
furnished, all new windows and
doors, $1000, must be moved.
Call 209-8503. 11-5, 11-12
Hosford, 1.4 acres. Call 643-
Big lot on Chipola River, located
in Calhoun County. Call 643-15ul,-
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know? is available through the FERC website, www.fe~regovusing the"For
Citizens"link. For-assistance, please contact the FERC Online Support at
foron//inesupportl[fe/r.g~ov or call toll-f ree at (866) 208-3676. The FERC
Office of External Affairs can be contacted at (866) 208-3372~
A separate notice concerning t-he application is being mailed to affected
landowners and government- agencies involved in the project.
/fyou WOU/dfire to learn Ionat about file pmf'ect please contact
Tom Bray, Rikhit of Way Manager, toll-fie at (877) 663-9761~ or log on
to." www~panhandleeneroy. m l~6itVFGTa hosek/V
Florida Gas Transmission Company
A Southern Union/El Paso Affiliate
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The re ularly
NOv. 11, 2008
has been changed
-- OV. 10, 2008
at 5 p.m.
IIII111lll ll IIIIIIII illIIlliT
* Calhoun County Public Library
17731 NE Pear Street
Blountstown, FL 32424
* Wausau Public Library
1607 2nd Avenue
* Walton-Defuniak Public Library
3 Circle Drive
Defuniak Springs, FL 32435
* Liberty County Public Library
12818 NW County Road 12
Bristol, FL, 32321
* Citronelle City Library
7855 East State Street
Citronelle, AL 36522-2450
* Bay County Public Library
25 West Government Street
Panama City, FL, 32401-
* Century Branch Library
7991 North Century Blvd
Century, FL 32535 '
* Jay Library
5259 Booker Lane
Jay, FL 32565-1163
* Bay Minette Public Library
205 W. 2nd Street
Bay Minette, AL, 36507-3214
* Atmore City Library
700 East Church Street
Atmore, AL, 36502-2630
* Jackson Public Library
2929 Green St~reet
Marianna, FL 32446
* Robert L Sikes Library
1445 Commerce Drive
Crestview, FL, 32539-6944
12761 NW Pea Ridge Rd., Bristol, FL 32321
FL ORIDA &AS TRlANSMI/SSION COMPANY
PROPOSESA P/P~ELINEEXPANSION TO
SU~PPL YFLORIDA'FS CLEAN ENERGY NEEDS
On October 31, 2008, Florida Gas Transmission Company, LLC (FGT)
filed an application for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity with
the Federal Energy Regulatory Comrmission (FERC) to construct an expansion
of its existing interstate pipeline system. The project has been designated the
PhaseVIII Expansion Project and has been assigned Docket No. CPO9t17-000
at the FERC.
F/orrd & BS TranrmHN~ion your dean enrypa~w
FGT is Florida's leader in providing Elean energy solutions, safely and
reliably. FGT is an interstate natural gas pipeline with offices in Maitland,
Floidef and Houston,Texas and employees at field offices along our pipeline
system. FGT operates a 4,900-mile pipeline system that runs from South Texas
to Homestead, Florida. FGT has been supplying the majority of Florida's
natural gas needs for almost 50 years through an extensive network of
Ph~ase V///Expansin Project-i~r scpe andpu~rpose
The Phase VII Expansion Project refers to Florida Gas Transmission's
proposal to construct eleven pipeline loops, three new pipeline segments, add
compression at eight existing compressor stations, construct one new compressor
station, three new meter stations, two meter station upgrades, and associated
auxiliary facilities. FGT proposes to construct 357.3 miles of 24-inch, 36-inch
and 42-inch diameter mainline loops, approximately 89.8 miles of 30-inch new
mainline and approximately 36.1 miles of 20-inch and 24-inch diameter new
lateral pipelines. The project also includes the acquisition from Florida Power
& Light of approximately 22.7 miles of an existing 20-inch lateral connecting
FGT's mainline. Compression horsepower additions totaling 213,600 will be
constructed as part of the project. FGT is requesting authorization from the
Pipeline and Hazardo~us Materials Safety Administration to operate certain
segments of its existing pipeline system iix addition to portions of the proposed
pipeline expansion at greater pressures than currently authorized. This authori-
zation would eliminate the need to construct an additional 80.5 miles of 36-inch
mainline loops. The proposed in service date for the project is April l, 2011., with
the exception of one new lateral segment in which it has been requested to be
completed by July 1. 2010.
The purpose of the Phase VIll Expansion Project is to deliver needed
natural gas volumes to six electric generation utilities within the state of Florida.
Planned Constructin inyour area
Please refer to the map for a list of facilities to be constructed in your area.
A copy the FERC application is available for viewing at the following locations:
NOVEMBER 5, 2008 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 29
Grant Williams, Chairman
Calhoun County School Board
Mary Sue Neves, Superintendent
Calhoun County Schools
"An Equal Opportunity Employer"
or submit a written request for a
staff report containing proposed
agency action regarding the ap-
plication by writing the Northwest
Florida Water Management Dis-
trict's ERP Office, The Delaney
Center Bldg., Suite 2-D, 2252 Kil-
learn Center Blvd., Tallahassee,
FL 32309. Such comments or re-
quests must be received by 5:00
p.m. within 14 days from date of
No further public notice
will be provided regarding these
applications. Persons wishing
to remain advised of further pro-
ceedings or to receive a copy of
the.Technical Staff Report should
request that in writing to the ad-
dress above or by e-mail to Erp-
Pe rmits @nwfwmd.state.fl.us.
persons are entitled to request an
administrative hearing, pursuant
to Title 28, Florida Administrative
,Code, regarding the proposed
agency action by submitting a
written request after reviewing the
staff report. 11-a-os
NOTICE TO PROPERTY
**2008** TAX ROLLS OPEN
FOR COLLECTION **2008**
Notice in hereby given that the
certified Tax Roll for the year 2008
has been delivered to the Liberty
County Tax Collector, Carol K.
Strickland, CFC, by the Liberty
county Property Appraiser, Patri-
cia S. Whitfield, for collection. The
tax rolls will be open for collection
for payment November ist for the
2008 Ad-Valorem, Personal Prop-
erty and Centrally Assessed prop-
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LIBERTY
Case No.: 08000081 DR
Laura Ennis, Respondent-
NOTICE OF ACTION FOR
DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
To: Laura Ennis of 410 Victory
Garden Lane Apt #5, Tallahassee,
You are notified that an action has
been filed against you and that
you are required to serve a copy
of your written defenses, if any,
to it on Danny Ennis, Liberty C 1.
146259 D24S whose address is
11064 NW Dempsey Barron Rd,
Bristol, FI 32321 before service on
or before Nov. 27, 2008, and file
the original with the clerk of this
Court at P.O. Box 399, Liberty Co
Bristol, FI 32321 before service on
Petitioner or immediately thereaf-
ter. If you fail to do so, a default
may be entered against you for
the relief demanded in the peti-
Copies of all court documents
in this case, including orders,
are available at the Clerk of the
Cir ut thourt'sdoffice. Youu m
You must keep the Clerk of the
Circuit Court's office notified
of your current address. (You
may file Notice of Current Ad-
dress, Florida Supreme Court
Approved Family Law Form
12.915.) Future papers in this
lawsuit will be mailed to the ad-
dress on record at the clerk's
Warning: Rule 12.285, Florida
Family Law Rules of Procedure,
;. . ,
*Liberty County Liberty Coun-
ty School Board *City of Bristol
*Northwest Florida Water Man-
a g em eentts stnc b e m ad e at th e
Liberty County Courthouse, 10818
NW SR 20, in Bristol.
Payments may be mailed to:
Carol K. Strickland, Liberty Co.
P O Box 400, Bristol, FL 32321
Or Paid on-line @ www.Ilberty-
4% Discount..... .November 1,
2007 December 1, 2007
3% Discount......December 2,
2007 December 31, 2007
2% Discount......January 1, 2008
- January 31, 2008
1 % Discount.... ..Feljruary 1,
2008 February 28, 20X)8
Net Amount..... March 1, 2008
Penalties be in April 1, 2008
Statements will be mailed to all
property, owners or their agents at
the last known address on or be-
fore November 1Ist, 2007. If you
do not receive your tax bill notice,
please contact this office at (850)
643-2442, or you may write to:
Carol K. Strickland, Liberty Co.
Tax Collector, CFC
P O Box 400, Bristol, FL 32321
Pursuant to the amended s.
121.055, Florida Statutes, the Lib-
erty County Property Appraiser
hereby designates the following
positions to the Senior Manage-
ment Service Class:
Position #1 Tangible Person-
al Property Specialist
aidi-Most of these policy changes are
and ifor-necessitated by changes in statute
mply can citations by the State of Florida.
including The entire proposals are available
of plead- for viewing at the School Super-
intendent's Office, Ropm G-20,
Calhoun County Court House,
A hearing will be held on the above
CRUTpolicies in the Courthouse in
Blountstown, Florida at the Regu-
lar School Board meeting begin-
ning at 5:00 P.M?., CDT, Tuesday,
10-29 T11-26 NOvember 11 2008.
requires certain auto
closure of documents (
mation. Failure to col
result in sanctions,
dismissal or striking (
Dated: Oct. 7, 2008.
CLERK OF THE
By: Vanell Summers
The Calhoun County School
Board proposes to introduce and
am~eri plicies for Calhoin Coun-
ty Scolas flws:
CALHOUN COUNTY SCHOOLS
CHAPTER 2---SCHOOL BOARD
Introducing and Amending Policy:
2.20 Responsibilities and Au-
thority of the
2.71 Bullying and Harassment
5.14 Homeless Students
5.71 Directory Information
5.711 Parental Access to Infor-
6.17 Appointment or Employ-
7.70 Purchasing and Bidding
Notice of Receipt of
Notice is hereby given
that pursuant to Chapter 373,
Florida Statutes and Chapter 62-
346, Florida Administrative Code
(F.A.C.), the following applica-
tion for an Individual Stormwater
Permit has been received by the
Northwest Florida Water Manage-
Application #478 received
October 15, 2008, from the Liberty
County Board of County Commis-
sioners for construction of a 1,420
linear foot asphalt road access
into the new Hosford Park and
construction of a stormwater treat-
ment system for roadside runoff,
located near the intersection of
Woodman St. and Moore St., Hos~
Interested persons may
comment upon these applications
Page' 30 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL NOVEMBER 5, 2008
CHU RCH; SECR ETA R Y
Lake Mystic Baptist Church is seeking a part-
time secretary/receljtionist for approximately
25-30 hours per week. Must be proficient in
the use of ,computers.' Accounting expeni-
ence preferred.. Resumes can be submitted
t0 the church at 15292 NW CR 12, P.O. Box
486, Bristol, FL 32321.
For more details, call 643-2351. -
FOR EST YOUTH CAMP
Apalachicola Forest Youth Camp (AFYC) has immedi-
ate openings for TEAlv LEADERS starting at $10 per
TEAIV LEADERS are responsible for the daily super-
vision of youth while in education., sports, recreation
and related activities.' They provide safety, supervi-
sion,. advising, counseling and role modeling for stu-
dents in a peaceful, natural forest setting.
Earn full time pay but work only 15 days a month.
Benefits include 401 K, medical, dental, vision and
Or apply on location" 10-29& 11-5
The School Board of Liberty County is accepting applications for the
following position for the 2008-2009 school year. A complete clas-
sified application listing three (3) professional references and
resume is required. lt will need to be submitted in the Informa-
tion and Opportunities section of the online application at the LCSB
website,- www.Icsbonline.org. Once in this.area, follow the "step by
step" directions. After completing application, it must be attached
to the position. Any computer with internet access can be used, i.e.
(Library, On'e Stop Career Center, Adult School, etc.).
Those without computer access may come to~ t'he District Admin-
istration office and complete your application. Assistance will be
provided, if needed. Reasonable accommodations for completing
forms and interviews are available for people with disabilities when
requested in advance. For a request for reasonable accommoda-
tions, please contact the Office of the Superintendent.
Location: Hosford School
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Experience in custodial work or equivalent is preferred
Must provide written references upon request of the Superintendent.
CDL License Required.
To provide the care, maintenance, sanitation, cleanliness and safety
for the physical plant and grounds.~
SALARY: $22,462.00 $25,262.00
Applications will be received from:
October 24, 2008 November 6, 2008
EMPLOYMENT WILL BE CONTINGENT UPON CLEARANCE OF
FINGERPRINTS AND DRUG TEST
Employment opportunities are offered without regard to race, reli-
giOn, Sex, national origin, age, handicap or marital status. 10-29711-5
Earn 50%, Starter Kit
ON LY $10
Find the employee you're looking for iii The Job Market!
Local doctors offi~e;is
looking for full-time
doctor's assistant and
Willing to train.- No phone
CallS, please. Please send
resume to 850-627-9975.
The School Board of Liberty County is accepting applications for the
following position for the 2008-2009 school year. A complete admin-
istrative application listing three (3) professional references and
resume is required. It wjill need to be submitted in the Information
and Opportunities section of the online application at the LCSI~web-
site, www.Icsbonline.org. Once in this area, follow the "step by step"
directions. After completing application, it must be attached to the po-
sition.. Any computer with internet access may be used, i.e. (Home,
Library, One Stop Career Center, Adult School, etc.)-
Those without computer access may come to the District Administra-
tion office and complete your application. Assistance will be provided,
if needed. Reasonable accommodations for completing forms and
interviews. are available for people with disabilities when requested
in advance. For a request fpr reasonable accommodations, please
contact the Office of the Superintendent.
PRINCIPAL, HIGH .SCHOOL
Master's Degree from an accredited educational institution or current-
ly enrolled in an educational program leading to a Master's Degree.
Certification in Educational Leadership, School Principal or Adminis-
tration and Supeivision or currently working toward certification..
Degree and certification requirements must be met within three (3)
years of hiring,date.
Minimum of three (3) years successful teaching.
Must provide written references upon request from the Superinten-
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS;AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, regulations and policies
Knowledge of curriculum and instructional programs and practices for
Knowledge of budgetary and supervisory responsibilities.
Knowledge of athletics / scheduling and supervision.
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
Ability to work with people in a positive, effective manner.
Ability to use effective public speaking skills, interaction skills and
Ability to analyze and use data.
Ability to organize, prioritize and manage time effectively.
SALARY: $67,986.00 $80,658.00
Most applicants will begin at the lowest range. Documented experi-
ence as a school principal is required to rilove up the salary sched-
Applications will be received from:
October 24, 2008 November 6, 2008
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 status. 10-29T11-5
One Stop Career Center
16908 NE Pear St Sulte2L,
Blounlstown - Phone (850) 674-5088
The following positions are
available: Construction Trades
Helper, Janitorial, Dietetic
Worker, Office Clerk, Food
Service Worker, Production
Manager, Truck Driver. OE
Service ChipolaWorkforce Board (JF
; from Kenny Griffin,
Chipola Regional Workforce Board
adjusted unemployment rate for
September 2008 is 6.6 percent.
This represents 613,000 jobless
out of a labor force of 9,338,000.
The unemployment rate remains
the same as the revised August-
rate of 6.6 percent and is up
2.4 percentage points from the
September 2007 rate. Florida's
Auigust and Sezptem~ber 2008
unemployment rates are the
highest since Qct. 1994, which
Iwas also 6.6 percent. The state's
current unemployment rate is 0.5
percentage point higher than the
national unemployment rate of
Three of te s counties that
make up the Chipola Regional
Workforce Board Region showed
a slight decrease in unemployment
SLocally, Calhoun County
had the largest decrease, as it
dropped from 6.6 percent to 6.1
percent. Holmes and Washington
Counties increased by just 1/10
Sof percent, well below the state
increase of.5 percent.
Florida 's an nual
*non agricultural employment
growth rate for September 2008 is
-1.4 percent. The rate represents
a loss of 115,500 jobs from
September 2007, for a total
employment level of 7,899,000.
This is slower than the national
rate for September which is -0.4
percent. The September 2008
job growth rate continues the
trend of negative over-the-year
growth that began in Septemhber
2007, prunarily due to declines in
Sept.'08 Aug.'08 Sept.'07
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heo nisatB Ioar
whv~ere they got a
~chance to meet
the folks who fly
patrol the roads
and respond to
Se m erg e n c e s
An. aerial view
of the- school is
pilot for th'e
(inset) landed to
mie~et the kids.
EMTs and fire
fighters as well as
getting a close look
at their vehicles.