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Farmers Almanac...9 Take a time out from lawn care...14 Obituaries...15 Young Hosford hunter gets rst hog...18 Sheriff's Log...2 Community Calendar...4 Commentary...6, 7 Researcher says caves hold key to weather patterns...8 Joyce Daughtrey, 75, of Bristol was arrested last week for grand theft and exploitation of an elderly and disabled adult, according to a news release from the Attorney She is charged with stealing $9,500 by withholding the victims Social Security funds and his per An investigation by the Attorney Generals Medicaid Fraud Control Unit revealed that Daughtrey, owner and operator of the Parramore House Assisted Living Facility in Bristol, withheld more than $4,500 from a residents Social Security funds and that she failed to provide the victim with nearly $5,000 in Daughtrey is charged with one count of grand theft and one count of exploitation of an elderly or disabled adult, both third-degree to 10 years in prison and a $10,000 Daughtrey was taken into custody at the Liberty County Jail on Assisted living operator, 75, arrested for grand theft and exploitation of an elderly/disabled adult JOYCE DAUGHTREY Liberty County kids nd something extra under the Christmas treeLiberty County Sheriff Donnie Conyers and Phillip Jones, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Bristol, are shown just before packing up a roomful of toys collected for children in the community under the Christmas tree this year. The gifts were collected by the sheriffs ofin time for the holiday. Volume 31, Number 52 Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011 50includes tax THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY J OURNALCLJ News.com The bridges across the Apalachicola River straddle the time zone and give residents of Calhoun and Liberty counties an opportunity to celebrate the arrival of the New Y ear twice. Those living in Liberty Countys Eastern T ime Zone can host friends from Calhoun to mark the arrival of 2012 and then cross the river, going back in time to 2011, and wait to welcome the arrival of 2012 in the Central T ime Zone. JOE SUMMERS PHOTOC alhoun C ounty Sheriff David T atum talks with a guest at the annual KISS Banquet, where the sheriffs staff and the senior citizens they stay in touch year-round gather for a holiday meal. See more on page 11.Two tased after trying to keep from being taken into custodyPAGE 2 Theft of $4.99 item leads to mans arrestPAGE 2 House guest steals hosts pickup truckPAGE 3 Evicted tenant charged with tearing up rental trailer kitchenPAGE 3 New Years Hike at Torreya State Park SundayPAGE 4
Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 28, 2011 ARREST REPORTS compiled by Journal Editor Teresa Eubanks CALHOUN COUNTYDec. 20 Cathy Summerlin, VOP (Jackson County), CCSO Clifton Stevens, VOSP, CCSO. Cory Jenkins, obstructing by disguised person, FHP. Dec. 21 Matthew Allen, VOP, CCSO. Dec. 22 retail theft, CCSO. Dec. 23 domestic battery, CCSO. Tommy Bailey, criminal mischief over $1,000, CCSO. Dec. 24 resist officer with violence, disorderly intoxication, BPD. Otis Pennywell, driving with license suspended or revoked, CCSO.LIBERTY COUNTYDec. 19 Billy Ray Smith, VOP, LCSO. holding for Gadsden County, GCSO. Dec. 20 Cathy Summerlin, holding for CCSO, CCSO. VOP (warrant), resist arrest without violence, LCSO. domestic battery (warrant), resist arrest with violence, LCSO. Dec. 21 grand theft, exploitation of the elderly, LCSO. Dec. 22 grand theft auto, LCSO. Dec. 23 failure to appear, LCSO. Dec. 24 domestic battery, LCSO. S HER IFFS LOG Arrested? *Call for a free consultationJason D. Winn, P.A. (850) 222-7199 Two men wanted on warrants didnt make it easy for deputies from the Liberty County Sheriffs Office when they went to take them into custody last week. Both men were reportedly highly intoxicated and showed signs of being under the time, according to the arrest report. Jeremy Proctor, 39, was wanted on a probation violation. Jason Scott, 37, was wanted on a domestic battery charge. Sgt. Jamie Shiver and Deputies Chad Smith and Bobby Revell went to a Franklin Whitaker Road residence to pick up the men around 9 p.m. on Dec. 20. They drove up to find Proctor in the front yard. Shiver caught up with Proctor and spoke with him as the two deputies walked toward them. Proctor then began walking away from Shiver. When Shiver told him to stay where he was because he needed to speak with him, Proctor replied that he wasnt going to talk with him and continued walking. As Proctor started up the steps to the residence, Shiver grabbed him by the back of his jeans, pulled him back into the yard and told him he was under arrest. When Proctor pulled away and resisted being handcuffed. He was told that a taser would be deployed if he did not cooperate. He continued to resist and was tased on his right side with a hands behind his back, he refused and got up off the ground. He was then tased a second time. Deputies handcuffed him and put him in a patrol car. When the deputies entered the home, they found Scott sleeping in a back bedroom. When told he was being arrested, he refused to get up and would not move his hands from under the covers so that deputies could be sure he did not have a weapon. After Scott ignored repeated orders to get out of the bed, deputies pulled the covers away and attempted to put him in handcuffs. Scott became combative and kept pulling his hands able to get him handcuffed with his hands in front. When told to get out of the bed, Scott refused to move. Deputies pulled him off He continued to resist as deputies started to walk him out of the bedroom and into a hallway. Scott grabbed at door frames and dragged his feet to impede deputies efforts. As they entered the living room, deputies put under control before escorting him to a patrol car. Scott kept pulling away from depu ties as they took him outside. While waiting for the patrol car to be un locked, Scott became very irate and combative, according to the arrest report. He knocked Sgt. Shiver back wards, causing him to lose his balance. Scott was put on the ground as deputies tried to get him under control. He then refused to get up, forcing the men to pick him up. As Revell attempted to pick up Scott by his feet, Scott started kicking and hit the deputys left leg. After ignoring repeated orders to comply, Revell used his taser and hit Scott in the right shoulder with both probes. Scott continued to be com bative and was tased a second time, at which point deputies were able to put him in the patrol car. Both men were taken to the Liberty County Jail. Scott was charged with resisting arrest with violence. Proctor was charged with resisting arrest with out violence. Bond was set at $7,500 for Proctor. Scotts bond was $10,000.Man charged with retail theft for taking $4.99 item from storeA Blountstown man is charged with retail theft after a store surveillance camera caught him taking an item valued as less than $5, according to a report from the Blountstown Police Department. Shane Tolliver Whitfield, 43, of Blountstown, was sitting at the counter at the NAPA store on Main Street around 10:37 a.m. Dec. 11 when the clerk went on camera reaching over the counter and picking up a $4.99 pair of pliers which he then slipped into his right front pants pocket. He then walked out of the store without paying, according to the report. He was taken into custody Dec. 22 and later given a conditional release. Man charged after hitting wall and resisting arrestA 34-year-old man found in the midst of a loud argument with a woman at a residence on River Street was taken into custody after refusing to comply resisting arrest. Octavio Torres Garcia was charged with disorderly intoxication and resisting an officer with violence dispatched to the home at 12:30 a.m. Dec. 24 in response to a report of a disturbance. Blountstown Police Department Lt. Darryl Temple was met by Garcia and Robin Thomas when he arrived. Thomas said Garcia had been drinking and became upset for no apparent reason. She said he started arguing with her and punched through the sheetrock in the wall. Temple asked Garcia to leave the room while he talked with Thomas but he refused. When Temple asked a second time and walked toward Garcia, Garcia said he touched him. Garcia became loud, argumentative and disruptive as Temple tried to get him to leave the room. He repeated threats touched him. Temples report noted that Garcia took an aggressive stance Garcia was arrested and attempted to jerk away as he was being handcuffed. After being transported to the police station, Garcia told Temple that he would see him again and would get him back. Garcia was given a conditional release. OCTAVIO TORRES JASON SCOTT JEREMY PROCTOR
DECEMBER 28, 2011 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 3 ARREST REPORTS compiled by Journal Editor Teresa EubanksACCEPTING NEW PA TIENTSLaban Bontrager, DMD12761 NW Pea Ridge Rd., Bristol, FL 32321www.bristoldentalclinic.com DENTURE LAB ON PREMISESSame-Day Service on R epairs & R elines Bristol Dental ClinicMonica Bontrager, DMD CITY TIRE CO. great year here at City happy New Year. NICE CARof Forgotten Coast LLC Why shop with us, we beat major city prices! Carrabelle, Florida (850) 697-4383 Evicted tenant arrested for rental trailer destructionA problem tenant who had been evicted from a residence at Junction Trailer Park but allowed to return for a night has been charged with criminal mischief for destroying the kitchen, according to a report from the Calhoun County The sheriffs office was alerted by someone calling on behalf of the owner that noises that sounded like destruction were coming from a trailer at the park on evicted tenant, Tommy Wayne Bailey, 56, of Kinard, When the deputy went inside, he saw that most of the kitchen cabinets had been pulled down from the wall and the stove was completely dismantled, with table was broken into several pieces and the counter table and kitchen cabinet were sticking out of the The deputy made contact by phone with the owner, Katharine McDevitt, who had gone out of town for in the month but she had agreed to let him stay that She also said she had documented several previous Bailey was charged with criminal mischief over A 29-year-old Blountstown man is charged with domestic battery after his estranged wife said he threw her on the ground and then dragged her into the house by her feet when she tried to get away from him, according to a report from the Calhoun County Arrested was Frederick Deputies responded to a report of a disturbance at a home Adam Terry that she came to the house to see if her son She said she went to the front door in an attempt to he knocked her to the ground again, grabbed her feet and incident and stated they saw a man push a woman down House guest steals hosts pickup truckA man who showed up uninvited asking for a place to morning, he stole his hosts truck, according to a report Chet Geiger said he let Daniel Brown, 22, spend the Geiger said he could spend the night but turned down his way to work and once again asked to use his 1996 A report of a disabled vehicle on Johnny Brown Road The truck was left in place since there was no road Rangel told deputies Brown came to his Cannon Branch Road residence and asked for help changing a tire Three witnesses reported seeing Brown driving Brown was charged with grand theft of a motor T OMMY BAILEY FREDERICK BARFIELD Golden Pharmacy Thanks for a great year in 2011. We look forward to serving you for another great year in 2012.
Page 4 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 28, 2011Thats how many copies of The Calhoun-Liberty Journal were distributed last week, ensuring plenty of coverage for your community announcements and great response for our business advertisers! 5,372 The Calhoun-Liberty Journal is published each Wednesday by the Liberty Journal Inc., Summers Road, P.O. Box 536, Bristol, FL 32321. Annual subscriptions are $18. Periodicals postage paid at Bristol, FLPOSTMASTER: Send address corrections to: P.O. Box 536, Bristol, FL 32321. (USPS 012367) Summers Road Located at 11493 NW Summers Road in Bristol MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. Box 536, Bristol, FL 32321 TELEPHONE (850) 643-3333 Fax (850) 643-3334 EMAIL: email@example.com ADS: firstname.lastname@example.org JOURNAL STAFFJohnny Eubanks...................Publisher Teresa Eubanks........................ Editor Sandra Brown...................Bookkeeper Debbie Duggar...................Advertising Angie Davis.........Production AssistantOFFICE HOURS: 9 a.m. 6 p.m. M-F, Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Wednesday, December 28New Years Eve Party 8-12:30 p.m. at the Legion Hall in Blountstown Monday, January 2 Tuesday, January 3 Sunday, January 1 Saturday, December 31 Thursday December 29 Friday, December 30TODAYS MEETINGSAA, 6 p.m., Altha Community Center 7 p.m., Altha Volunteer Fire Department Sit-n-Sew meeting, 6 pm., First United Methodist Church Youth Bristol Lions Club 7 p.m., Apalachee Restaurant Blountstown Chapter #179 O.E.S., 7 p.m., Dixie Lodge in Blountstown.TODAYS MEETINGS7 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park Civic Center 9 a.m., WT Neal Civic Center Blountstown Lions Club, 6 p.m., Apalachee RestaurantTODAYS MEETINGS, noon, Calhoun-Liberty Hospital 7 p.m., Calhoun County Old Ag Bldg. east door, in front of jail 6:30 p.m., Mormon Church in BristolTODAYS MEETINGSAA, 7 p.m., basement of Calhoun County CourthouseBIRTHDAYSFaye McDaniel, Gracie Barbee, Bryan Davis, Marian Hansford & Tori Compton DOTHAN Landmark Park will offer four educational bird workshops this January. Learn about these fascinating and backyard. All workshops are free with paid gate admission and will be presented in the Interpretive Center Auditorium at 10 a.m. A drawing for a bird-oriented door prize will be held at each session. Registration is required. If you have ever wished your yard atthe Backyard Habitats workshop on JanuGary Manfready will share his knowledge of birds and gardening to help turn your garden into a backyard habitat for wildlife. Manfready will give tips and advice on which plants work best in attracting our beautiful feathered friends. Purple Martins. He has been growing his own gourds to serve as homes for these birds of attracting these predatory birds and their Dr. Gary Manfready will be back to conduct the Bluebird Workshop on regarding bluebird populations in recent years. Manfready is a member of the currently maintains four bluebird trails in boxes. His main focus is on population in diverse environmental habitats. Fred Bassett will conclude the series of bird workshops with a Hummingbird Workshop on January 28 Bassett is a licensed bird bander and is a member of organization dedicated to the study and preservation of hummingbirds. Bassett is known throughout the southeast for his work. He will share his extensive knowledge of hummingbirds with facts about Landmark Park is a 135-acre historical and natural science park located on U.S. Highway 431 North in Dothan, Ala. For more information or to register for a workshop, contact the park at (334) 794-3452. NEWS FROM THE PEWSSERVICE TIME CHANGE Carr Chapel ended we enjoyed our comfortable building to worship in we took time to remember our brothers and sister in Christ in the Philippines who lost their homes to the latest typhoon. A special offering was taken to help those who had lost everything in delivered to local families who were going to have little for Christmas. of God's will.SPECIAL PROGRAM The Women of Mayhaw Community will be presenting a program in honor of the to our community. Also being honored is Tuskegee Airman Cornelius Davis of Blountstown. The program will be held on Jan. 14 at Auditorium. For more information please call (888) guided hikes in nine state parks on New Park. the most diverse topography in Florida a vast array of rare and endangered plants and animals. The federally endangered Torreya tree is one example of the spehome. Participants should meet at the picnic ate shoes/clothing for weather conditions and terrain are recommended. For more org or www.americasstateparks.org. This First Day Hike will take place on
DECEMBER 28, 2011 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 5 The Liberty County Senior Citi zens Association has scheduled the following events for the month of January: Thursday, Jan. 5 Shopping at the Piggly Wiggly and lunch. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 3 to reserve your transit ride. Tuesday, Jan. 10 Movie Day in Tallahassee and have a yummy lunch. Call Liberty Transit at 6432524 no later than 3 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 5 to reserve your transit ride. Thursday, Jan. 12 Lets go shopping at the Marianna Wal-Mart and have lunch. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m., Monday, Jan. 9 to reserve your transit ride. Monday, Jan. 16 The Bristol and Hosford Senior Centers and Liberty County Transit will be closed; there will be no meal deliveries on this day. Tuesday, Jan. 17 Bingo fun and prizes, 11 a.m. at the Bristol Senior Center. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 5 if you need transportation to the center. Thursday, Jan. 19 Shopping in Bristol. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 17 to reserve your transit ride. Monday, Jan. 23 7 p.m. Hosford Senior Center; the Liberty County Senior Citizens Board of Directors will meet. The public is welcome to attend. Thursday, Jan. 26 Liberty County Senior Citizens Monthly Craft Class will begin at 1 p.m. and at 2 p.m. The Liberty County Senior Citizens Advisory Council will meet. Call Liberty Transit at 6432524 no later than 3 p.m., Monday, Jan. 23 if you need transportation to the center. For more information call 643-5690. Thursday, Jan. 26 Shopping at the Tallahassee Wal-Mart and lunch. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m., Monday, Jan. 23 to reserve your Transit ride.Bingo set for Jan. 17; Craft class for senior citizens will begin on Jan. 26 Meeting at Calhoun Liberty Hospital cafeteria beginning Thursday, Jan. 5 at noon* FREE Nicotine Replacement Therapy for class participants. For Pre-Registration Call, Wanda Armstrong at (850) 674-5411 ex. 240 Get healthy, attend our class: Now NO HIDDEN CHARGES: It is our policy that the patient and any other person responsible for payments has the right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed by payment or any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours or responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment.Cataracts?Freedom from Eye Glasses, Now a reality for many.Lee Mullis M.D. and Cataract SpecialistSmart Lenses SMDr. Mulliss Smart LensSM procedure can produce clear vision without eyeglasses.Close-up, Far away & In-between CALL TODAY for a Smart Lens Evaluation Mullis Eye Institute 4320 5th Ave. Marianna(2 Blks from Jackson Hospital)(850) 526-7775 or 1(800)769-3429 Liberty County School Board is proposing changes to the following policies:8.21 Energy Conservation A public hearing on these policies will be held on January 10, 2012 at the Hwy 12 South, Bristol, FL 32321 at 6 p.m. Copies of all policies are available $10 FROM 8-12:30 P.M. Join us for the best party of the New Year TICKE T S ONLY:SA T URDAY,DECEMBER 31TUCKER KRISLE LYONS Jonathan and Julie Lyons of Bristol are proud to announce the birth of their son, Tucker Krisle Lyons on Nov. 9. He weighed 7 lbs. and 12 ozs. and measured 20 1/4 inches. His maternal grandparents are Jack and Cathy Revell of Bristol, Horace and Joyce Cushing of Tallahassee and Nelle Brock of Havana. His paternal grandparents are Tommy and Lyons of Hixson, TN. His great-grandmother was welcomed home by his family and big brother, Tanner, 14 months. BIRTHCentennial Bank announces receiving Inc. Randy Sims, President and CEO stated, It is always an honor to be recognized for your accomplishments. This is the highest ranking possible for a bank, from one of the most respected bank rating services in America. It is a testimony to our goal and desire of institution despite continued economic problems around our country and the world. We owe a debt of gratitude to our loyal customers, dedicated bankers and shareholders. Bauer Financial Inc. is an organization who has been analyzing and reporting banking industry since 1983 and has earned the reputation of the nations bank rating service. Bauer Financial Inc. obtains data from the federal regulators on each bank and credit union in the United States. The quarterly data is subjected to a thorough analysis and is compared with historical data for consis tency. Upon completion of the analysis, a star-rating is assigned based on a scale the strongest.Centennial Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Home BancShares, Inc. a bank holding company, headquartered in Conway, Arkansas. Centennial Bank provides a broad range of commercial and retail real estate developers, investors, individuals and municipalities. Centennial Bank has locations in central Arkansas, north central Arkansas, southern Arkansas, the Florida Keys, southwestern Florida, central Florida, and the Florida Panhandle. The Company's common stock is traded through the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "HOMB." BUSINESS NEWSBP stores donate $6,500 to HospiceSangaree Oil Co., owner and operator of ten Handi-Mart BP convenience stores and a local BP Branded Marketer, recently donated $6,500 to Covenant Hospice through the BP Fueling Communities program, which provides grants to local organizations that are nominated by BPs marketers to support the communities in which they do business. BP and Sangaree Oil offered this donation to Covenant Hospice as a way of giving back to the community and to provide support for Covenant, which is to providing comprehensive, compassionate services to patients and their loved ones during times of life-limiting illnesses. Covenant Hospice believes that by providing care, education, and support sensitive to the needs of persons facing the end of life, patients and their loved ones may be able to obtain physical, mental, and spiritual preparation for the end of life, bereavement and renewal.
Page 6 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 28, 2011Newt would shred the Constitutiondo if judges refused to appear before Congress. His response was that he would send the capital police or U.S. Marshals to arrest the judge and force him or her to appear before Congress for an interrogation. Now we know the real NewtNewt the dictator. In spite of all of his pseudo-intellectual blathering, he apparently doesnt understand the Constitutional separation of powers mean ing that the three branches of government are indepen dent and equal in stature. The Rule of Law is the bedrock of American democ racy, and for a presidential candidate to state that he would violate the Constitution because he doesnt like a judges ruling says much about the candidate and the person. Evil, dictatorial and deceitful comes to mind. Americas representative government is dysfunctional. Ive read a lot of history books, and I dont think that the Founders had any idea of what America would be like today when they wrote the Constitution. I think that the Founders thought that elected representatives today would do what they were elected to do which is represent their constituents in the best interest of the common good for all citi zens.The representative government James Madison and the others envisioned has been corrupted by money. Corporations and lobbying groups spend millions to individual voter cant compete with the money men. We are just along for the ride, and a bumpy ride it is.CORNERJerry Cox is a retired military OXS As they do every year, al-Qaida has threatened to disrupt and ruin Christmas. You know, we already have a group that disrupts and ruins Christmas every year. Theyre called relatives. JAY LENO Kim Jong Il, they encourage you to send enriched uranium. DAVID LETTERMANThe Pope came out again this week against materialism. He says for Christmastime, instead of giving material presents, you should give of yourself. You can really tell the Popes not married, cant you? JAY LENONorth Korea may not have enough money to preserve the body of Kim Jong Il. Unfortunately, this leaves North Koreans with only one alternative: Kim Jong jerky. You heard of Slim Jims? How about Slim Kims? CONAN OBRIENMitt Romneys wife says her husband loves caffeine free Diet Coke. Or as its known in the Mormon community, the ultimate gateway drug. CONAN OBRIENPresident Obama bought about $200 worth of Christmas presents at Best Buy. Then it got awkeconomies. JIMMY FALLONAccording to the census bureau, the number of women getting pregnant is at its lowest rate in 70 years. So, apparently that NBA strike had a bigger effect on America than we thought. JAY LENOPresident Barack Obama went out and did some shopping. He took the entire White House Press Corps with him, but still hes out there boosting the economy the Chinese economy but still, hes doing what he can, ladies and gentlemen. DAVID LETTERMANVenezuelan President Hugo Chavez called President Obama a clown and an embarrassment. You dont talk about our president that way. Our vice JAY LENOThe best part about holiday parties is the alcohol. You have a couple of drinks and you tell your coworkers and your superiors what you really think about them. And then the fun begins. DAVID LETTERMANAnthony Weiner and his wife, Huma, have given birth to a baby boy. He posted a photo of the new baby on Twitter, but people are afraid to open it. JAY LENO Late Night LaughsA RECAP OF RECENT OBSERVATIONS BY LATE NIGHT TV HOSTS. COMMENTARYEven with softball questions and 30-second answers, the Republican presidential debates have been a worthwhile effort. The debates provided the American people with some understanding as to what the candidates think and believe. We know that railing about activist judges is a staple of the right-wing red meat diet. If conservatives dont like a decision by one of the federal courts, then the judge must be an activ ist judge that is making law rather than interpreting the law. I think that the Supreme Court was wrong in its ruling on Citizens United, which in its simplest form establishes that corporations have the same political rights as do people. While disagreeing with the Court, I dont think it was the result of right-wing acthat the judges ponder these issues and refer to consider able case law before render ing a verdict. The more these presidential candidates talk, the more we learn about them. Newt Gingrich talks a lot. From his comments on a Sunday talk show, we learn that Gingrich would attempt to wield dictatorial powers as president. When asked what he would do if he disagreed with a judicial ruling, his response was that he would have the judge brought before the Congress to explain his or her decision. When asked what he would Check us out in Print or online atCLJNews .com
DECEMBER 28, 2011 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 7 Are House Republicans really going to raise taxes? COMMENTARYWASHINGTON House members should enjoy their Christmas at home because chances are they will be back in Washington soon to pass the payroll tax cut extension they walked away from in a burst of partisan pique. When the Wall Street Journal says the GOP is doing something so boneheaded they are likely to reelect President Obama before the election year even gets underway, House Republicans will have to take notice. What little time they get to spend at home will get them an earful. Their protestations that they are looking out for the Social Security Trust Fund, and are worried about the uncer tainty caused by a two-month extension of the tax cut, arent cutting it with the general public. This time the GOPs brinkmanship translates into real money, and the voters are ready to hold them accountable. Republican leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) negotiated a compromise bill that received 39 Republican votes and passed the Senate with a whopping 89 votes, a rarity in todays partisan climate. But it wasnt good enough for the Tea Party freshmen in the House, who boisterously likened themselves to the heroes of the movie Braveheart, which starred Mel Gibson and depicted the Scottish rebellion that won independence from the British. Many of these Tea Party legislators have never held elec that goes with legislating. They see every compromise as a sell-out, and would rather shortchange 160 million Americans relying on a continued tax break, and put the economy at risk, than yield on their principles and give President Obama a victory. McConnell has privately warned his counterparts in the House that they are jeopardizing their majority, and endangering the partys ability to take the Senate and the White House in next years election. The decision of the House Republicans to leave Washington without voting on the exten sion of the payroll cut echoes the GOPs disastrous shutdown of the government in 1995 when President Clinton was in the White House. The GOP had made huge gains in the midterms, taking both the House and the Senate and making Clintons re-election look doubtful. Clinton stood his ground against Medicare cuts proposed by the Republican House then led by Speaker Newt Gingrich, and when the impasse led to a government shutdown, the public overwhelmingly sided with Clinton. potentially letting taxes rise for the middle income earners. That is why lawmakers are all but certain to come back to Washington next week and try to dig themselves out of the hole they created. Speaker John Boehner was part of the leadership in government created for the GOP. He initially signed off on the Senate compromise, but apparently couldnt get a majority of his Republican caucus to support it and to have Democratic votes carry the bill to victory would humiliate the speaker with conservatives. Even if this ends happily, as it should, with the payroll tax leadership is in question, as is the GOPs continued control of the House. It is that big a miscalculation. Obama may not be able to get his full holiday break in Hawaii, but if he spends a quiet Christmas at Camp David, or at the White House, he can at least console himself that the GOP obstructionism that he has been pointing to all year is now in full view for voters to see, just in time for Christmas with a big red bow. WASHINGTONMERRY-GO-ROUNDby Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift
TALLAHASSEE Darrel Tremaine has been known to go to extremes for his research, such as crawling on his hands and knees through a dark, muddy limestone cave in Northwest Florida to learn more about the weather thousands of years ago. His goal? To compare ancient meteorological patterns with modern ones in the northern Gulf of Mexico region and ultimately inform policymakers on how to build a sustainable water supply. On a recent morning, the Florida State University doctoral student in oceanogra phy huddled with artisan Charlie ScottSmith at Florida States Master Craftsman Studios. The two were making molds of stalagmites, the natural formations rising formed by the dripping of water containing calcium carbonate. (Their counterparts, stalactites, hang from the ceilings of such caves.) Surrounded by the studios eye-catching an ancient ship, even a copy of the sculpture Winged Victory from the Louvre Museum Tremaine and Scott-Smith worked with a rubbery urethane compound to create stalagmite molds that resembled the molds with cement and glass. After the cement thoroughly dried, Tremaine returned the reproduction stalagmites to the cave, where, over time, dripping water will coat them with calcite and they will start growing again. The remote, Northwest Florida cave maintains a constant, year-round temperature of 72 degrees and a 100 percent relative humidity level, which means, as Tremaine likes to joke, that if you start to sweat, you stay wet. As part of a three-year climate research project, he harvested the two stalagmites one 4,000 years old, the other 25,000 years old from the cave to analyze them for isotopic and trace element variations in an effort to build a 4,000-year paleo-rainfall record for North Florida. In a unique arrangement with the Southeastern Cave Conservancy Inc. (SCCI), a in the southeastern United States, he was allowed to take the stalagmites as long as he made duplicates of them and placed the duplicates back in the cave a measure of cave conservation. The real stalagmites will be studied at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory at Florida State, where Tremaine, a graduate research assistant, is currently stationed in the geochemistry lab. So far, Tremaine has been scrutinizing carbon, oxygen and strontium isotopes on modern calcite grown in the cave on glass microscope slides what he calls modern calibrations of ancient proxies. Isotopes of an element are atoms with the same number of protons but different number of neutrons, thus a slightly different atomic mass. He will use that data to get a better idea of ancient ventilation patterns, the temperature inside of a cave when the stalagmites were forming, what type of vegetation was growing above the cave, of, and whether the weather was cold, warm or hot during a particular span of time. By looking at trace elements we can get an idea of very wet and very dry rainfall patterns and cycles, Tremaine said. Well better understand severe weather patterns. Tremaine, along with a six-member team of scientists, researchers and graduate students, will cut the stalagmites in half and then use a 50-micron laser to vaporize calcite that they will then measure with a spectrometer. The laser will allow them to study monthly weather patterns in the Northern Gulf Region thousands of years ago. By extracting calcite powders with a half-millimeter drill bit, they will examine year increments. Eventually, they hope to create a high-resolution time series, analyzing monthly weather patterns over thousands of years. southeastern United States, he explained. The research is very important because we will be able to study our monsoonal weather patterns, which are much like India and China, with very wet and dry seasons. Tremaines six-member climate research team includes a wide swath of experts, from a retired professor to a Russian mathemati cian and an undergraduate cave researcher. They are Florida State faculty members Philip Flip Froelich, retired FSU Francis Eppes Professor of Oceanography; Bill Burnett, the CarlHenry Oppenheimer Professor of Oceanography; and Doron Nof, Distinguished Nansen Professor of Physical Oceanography. In addition, Guy Harley Means, assistant state geologist at the Flor ida Geological Survey; Brian Kilgore, a Florida State undergraduate majoring in biochemistry; and Karina Khazmutdinova, a mathematician and doctoral student at the FSU Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Institute, served on the team. Their research work on isotopes was recently published in the jour nal Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. Tremaine and his teams research on trace elements also will soon be published in the same research journal. They are also in the process of writing an article for the Journal of Hydrology. Records of past climates can be found in the ice caps and in the deep sea, said Jeff Chanton, FSUs John W. Winchester Professor of Oceanography, who has worked with Tremaine. The unique aspect of Dar rels work is that it will give us a record of local climate right here on the Northern Gulf Coast. This is important because a record of past climate in our region would help to predict whats to come in response to human disturbances of atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations. The 32-year-old Tremaine, who holds a masters degree in oceanography from Florida State and an undergraduate degree in engineering from the University of Cincinnati, dreams of someday starting his own groundwater research lab, where he would also teach middle and high school students to do research. Working with younger kids and teach ing them to do research early makes sense, because if we inform them, they will someday inform us, he said. negotiated permission from the state of Florida to move their cave-monitoring equipment into one of the most pristine and highly guarded caves in Florida Caverns State Park, located near the Panhandle town of Marianna. Tremaine has already been in the cave for preliminary investigations, and the team began installing equipment in November. Not easy work, by any means: No one, Tremaine explained one morning while he helped Florida State Master Craftsstalagmite molds, has been in that cave since 2006. Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 28, 2011 RESEARCHKey to ancient weather patterns found in Floridas caves A North Florida cave may provide 4,000 years of regional rainfall data Its very wise to advertise...especially in theCalhoun-LibertyJOURNALAND ONLINE ATCLJNews.comGive us a call at (850) 643-3333 or email Liberty County CourthouseRobert Hill, Clerk of Court We will be closed Monday, Jan. 2 in observance of the New Years holiday TNTTOBY GARNETT, OWNER Collision CenterIts been a real treat serving you in 2011, and we hope your New Year is as special as you are.from Toby, Tessa, Zoey and staff ApalacheeTheR estaurant Wishing you aAs another year winds down we wanted to let you know that we loved every minute of serving you this year and look forward to seeing you again in 2012Its time to say Thanks
DECEMBER 28, 2011 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 9 ASK THEO L D F A R M E R SA L M A N A C Heating & Air Conditioning FL LIC. #CMC1249570(850) 674-4777 Whaley FROM Why the expression deader than a door knob? Arent door knobs inanimate? F. K., Laconia, N.H. Actually, wed put the doorknobs of our acquaintance in the animate category. But, to answer your question, the true expression was dead as a doornail, and it probably got changed because no one knows what a doornail is anymore. The reference is to a largeheaded iron nail that was used in making cleated doors, where two boards were fastened in a sideby-side manner by the use of the cleats and nails. The soft iron nails could be driven through the board and cleat and then clinched. Properly performed, the clinching bent the nail into a Ushape, and then the point of the U was driven back into the board. In a time when resources were scarce and every nail was saved and reused, a doornail, thus clinched and shaped, was useless for future use thus, the designation as dead. The doornail was dead to any future reincarnations.If a married woman keeps her maiden name, is it still considered appropriate to address the couple as Mr. and Mrs. for purposes of correspondence? R. L., Wilkes-Barre, Penn. Not unless she requests you to do so, no. Some married women use both names, perhaps reserving their maiden name for business or professional settings, while taking their husbands last name for personal or social settings. This is becoming less common, however, probably because of the inevitable confusion it causes, and acquaintances should never assume this to be the case. Generally, a woman expects to be addressed as Ms. rather than Mrs., if she keeps her maiden name. So, when John Smith mar ries Jane Doe, their cor respondence would be addressed to Mr. John Smith and Ms. Jane Doe. Either name can come pear on the same line. For roommates or couples living together, separate lines on the envelope is the preferred norm. In the case of combined names, it may take some research to discover whether both partners have hyphenated their names, or just one. He may remain Mr. John Smith, for example, while she becomes Ms. Jane Doe-Smith, in which case their names should appear just this way on any mailings. If and when children come into the picture, more research will be required to discover which last name the children take. Our advice is to ask early and assume nothing in the matter. Whatever your personal views on the subject, leave judgment aside on this one. Its a complicated world and a very personal choice.Is bay rum a drink or a hair tonic or what? I. L., Memphis, Tenn. The most common association with bay rum is probably as a mens aftershave. Bay rum is a simple (and quite old) mixture of rum and water, in roughly equal parts, with a small amount of oil of bay or distilled bay leaves added for aromatic appeal. One version weve seen calls for 18 ounces each of alcohol and water, with one drachm of oil of bay. (A drachmalso called drachma or dramis about 1/8 of an ounce.) In this particular old recipe, tered through magnesia, perhaps to take away the residual stickiness of any molasses or sugar in the rum. In the cosmetics world, rum is considered an excellent oil reducer and astringent toner. Its often used in shampoos and hair tonics, as well as for facial rinses or a bracing aftershave. The bay used in bay rum is from Pimenta racemosa, or the West Indian bay tree, which produces an aromatic liquid when distilled. The bay leaves we commonly use in cooking, from the bay tree Laurus nobilis, might produce similar results, although we havent tried it. DEC. 26, MONDAY St. Stephen. Boxing Day (Canada). First day of Kwanzaa. Law amended to admit girls into Little League baseball, 1974. DEC. 27, TUESDAY St. John. Conjunction of Venus and the Moon. Prohibitionist Carry Nation carried bar, Carey Hotel, Wichita, Kansas, 1900. DEC. 28, WEDNESDAY Holy Innocents. Conjunction of Neptune and the Moon. Chewing gum invented by Dr. William Semple, a dentist in Mt. Vernon, Ohio, 1869. DEC. 29, THURSDAY Conjunction of Pluto and the Sun. New England Patriot Randy Moss set NFL record with 23 touchdown catches, 2007. DEC. 30, FRIDAY Moon on equator. U.S. president Rutherford B. Hayes married Lucy Webb, 1852. The Roy Rogers Show made its television debut, 1951. DEC. 31, SATURDAY St. Sylvester. Conjunction of Uranus and the Moon. The last new Calvin and Hobbes cartoon strip published, 1995. The company makes the feast. JAN. 1, SUNDAY New Years Day. Holy name. Patriot Paul Revere born, 1735. U.S. government opened immigrant processing station, Ellis Island, New York, 1892. Closed Saturday, Dec. 31If you have any questions, call us at 643-3777. The Liberty will be closed on the following date in observance of the New Years Holiday: Home of the All-U-Can-Eat menuPhone (850) 670-8441Family Coastal Seafood Restaurant A little out of the way, a lot less to pay! We will be open New Years weekend, serving all your favorites, Join Us!.Bring the whole family for a holiday treat thats well worth the trip. get 2ND Best of the Latest Country Charted songs, mixed in with your favorite oldies.WPHK Radio K-102.7 FMWYBT Radio Y-1000 AM even longer!) Buy, Sell, Trade or Give Stuff Away.K102.7 is the voice of the Liberty County Bulldogs, the Blountstown High Tigers and the Florida Gators Dempsey Barron Road, Bristol (off Hwy. 12 N) Phone (850) 643-5995Liberty Post &Barn Pole Inc.
Page 10 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 28, 2011 Would you like a new adventure?Visit me online at www.my.tupperware.com/bethseubanks Call Beth Eubanks, your full time Tupperware Consultant at (850) 643-2498 or email at email@example.com. Set your own hours and make money all at the same time. Overstocked inventory reduction SALE beginning TOD A Y at NOON SPRING REGI S TRATIONJanuary 4-6 Classes begin Jan. 6 January 3 from 4-5 p.m. (ET) at the Veterans Memorial Civic Center in room 13 Check out our website at www. The Lake House RestaurantLAKE) Tuesday Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (central time) Friday Saturday 5-9 p.m. (central time) Christmas items in Gift Shop40% OFF ALLTHROUGH THIS WEEK CITY OF BRISTOL EMP LOY EE S CHRISTMAS DINNERThe folks who keep things running in the City of Bristol gathered for their annual Christmas Dinner earlier this month at Veterans Memorial Park Civic Center. Co-workers, family members and friends met to enjoy a covered dish meal as the Christmas holiday approached. DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTOS
DECEMBER 28, 2011 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 13 The Lake House RestaurantThe Lake House is hosting a New Years Eve Celebration featuring early evening 3-course meals of Prime Rib, Blackened Salmon, or Fried Shrimp and Oysters. Dinner served from 6-9 p.m. LAKE 2012Bring in the New Year in comfort! $2595$3895NEW YEAR DI NN ER ON L YBRI N G I N THE NEW YEAR DI NN ER & MO REThis includes your dinner, beverage, and dessert of your choice. Seniors enjoy music and a meal at KISS BanquetCalhoun Countys senior citizens gathered for the annual KISS (Keeping Independent Seniors Safe) Banquet on Dec. 14 at the W.T. Neal Civic Center. Deputies keep an eye on citizens who take part in the KISS program, ensuring they are doing well with regular visits to their homes. Along with a meal and gifts, KISS participants were treated to holiday music by the Blountstown Elementary School choral group. TONY SHOEMAKE PHOTOS
Dear EarthTalk: Given the preponderance of carcinogenic chemicals out there today, is it true that eating certain foods like garlic or onions can actually help prevent cancer? -M. Stone, Boston, MANatural healers have extolled the cancer-preventing virtues of garlic and onions for years, but only recently that several population studies show an association colon, esophagus, pancreas, and breast. studies conducted in China show that that those who eat shown the ability to slow or stop the growth bladder, colon, and plants prevent cancer? bles, onions and garlic contain antioxidants reactive free radicals DNA and starting the cancer process, reports Collins. Labo ratory studies have shown that onion and deactivate carcinogens in the body, enhancing carcinogens before on their labels. Given this protective potential, the challenge now is and onions. Page 12 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 28, 2011 cheer. Hosford School students donated supcarols to the residents. Afterwards, students went to the Caladditional donation of supplies. song and dialogue, the elves were encour up at the end and congratulated the elves by all as the story unfolded. Congratulations to all the elves and solosang holiday songs prior to the play to watch the play. w. r. tolar SchoolTolars 3rd grade presents Mrs. Claus and the Great Elf Rebellion Panther PulseHosfords Jr. Beta spreads a little Christmas cheer at Blountstown Health & Rehab
DECEMBER 28, 2011 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 13 HOURS Monday Saturday 9 a.m. 9 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m. 6 p.m. 2816 Hwy. 98 West AUTOMATICALLY APPROVED IF YOU CAN MAKE YOUR PAYMENTS ON TIME AUTO FINANCINGDAYLIGHT To Our Liberty County Waste Pro CustomersThere will be NO Changes to your solid waste collection during weeks of Christmas and New Years. All services will be completed on your normal scheduled day.Waste Pro would like to thank you and wish you a Happy and Safe Holiday The Kinard Volunteer Fire Department held an open house Dec. 19 to give the community the opportunity to take a look at treats for all who showed up. Fire Chief Doyle Daniels recogwoman from Georgia they assisted several months ago. The woman, who was on her way to her own wedding on the coast, for the event when she found herself stranded in Kinard. John her back on the road and on her way to her wedding without her the good people of Kinard as a thank you. son get the food ready for the community. BELOW: Johnny Skipper and Jimmy Yon greet Chief Doyle Daniels during the event.ANGIE DAVIS PHOTOS CORLETTS ROOFING LLC Michael Corlett(850) 643-7062FREE ESTIMATES Its VerY Wise to Advertise Make the most of your business with an ad in The Calhoun-Liberty JOURNAL Kinard Volunteer Fire Department celebrates The family of Tommy Todd would like to express their appreciation for the kindness and sympathy expressed during the loss of their loved one. All of the phone calls, food, prayers and encouraging words are appreciated. He will be greatly missed. The family of Tommy Todd ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ With the generous support and cooperation of many here in Liberty County we were able to assist over 100 children this Christmas Season through Angels for Liberty. Angels for Liberty is an organization formed with the purpose of assisting low income and needy families at Christmas time with toys and clothing to make their holiday experience as enjoyable as possible. Eligible families must have children in 12th grade or younger and be a resident of Liberty County. The application process allowed us to identify needy families that were included in the distribution of toys that were collected by the Liberty County ceived no less than three gifts. I want to thank all who made donations. Distribution of these gifts was handled by volunteers from by local churches, schools and residents of Liberty County. Thank you for helping us to make this Christmas a time of blessing for children and families in Liberty County. We look forward to seeing this program expanded in 2012. Roger Phillips, Chairman Notes of Thanks From the Staff at theCalhoun-LibertyJOURNAL& CLJNews.com Happy New Year & many thanks for your valued readership! May all your news be good in the coming year.
Page 14 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 28, 2011 GARDENINGTake some time off from lawn careMany areas in Northwest Florida have experienced some cooler weather and some have even seen a frost. This means that warm season lawn grasses are going dormant for the winter. December and January are months to take a break from lawn care unless you have overseeded with ryegrass. Centipede, St. Augustine, zoysia, bahia and Bermuda grass are called warm season grasses because they grow during the warmth of summer but go dormant during the cool of winter. When grasses slow down and go dormant, they should be allowed to rest until environmental conditions exist to stimulate their growth. During the winter, nitrogen fertilization should not be applied on home lawns unless they are overseeded with ryegrass. Nitrogen fertilizer on dormant turfgrasses can lead to increased chance of winterkill and fungal diseases such as large patch. Nitrogen applications during this time also have a greater potential for movement into groundwater. Homeowners who overseeded their lawns in October and November should follow recommendations on ryegrass fertilization. The University of Florida/IFAS recommends Apply a lawn fertilizer at a rate of no more than one pound of nitrogen per 1,000 sq ft of turfgrass. For more information on fertilizing, please refer to Figuring Out Fertilizer second fertilizer application can be made approximately 60 days later. Always follow best management practices when fertilizing to reduce any potential nonpoint source pollution from the misapplication of fertilizer. Large patch disease can come and go throughout the winter if the weather is mild. This is common on St. Augustine lawns along the coastal areas in Northwest Florida where the lawns go into partial dormancy only. Damage from large patch will slow spring green-up, and affected areas will remain unsightly until warmer spring weather conditions allow for turfgrass recovery. To reduce the damaging effects of fungal diseases, be sure adjust your ir rigation for dormant conditions. From slows in the fall until the time it begins to grow in the spring, approximately mid-November until the end of February, be sure that the grass is irrigated rainfall. Although many home lawns do not require regular mowing now, be sure to keep the leaf litter off the turfgrass. Leaves capture moisture between themselves and the turf that may create insect and disease problems. Once raked up, you can always beds. Two to three inches of mulch over the plant's roots will also help prepare your plants for cold weather. Wait until spring to establish any permanent, warm season turfgrass from seed. Sod can be laid during winter if absolutely necessary, but remember to keep it moist to prevent it from drying out and dying. Establishment is best left until midspring, well after spring green-up. Warm-season turfgrasses may show signs of green-up in by early to mid-March in some areas. Do not push turfgrass growth with fertilizer. Fertilizer applied too early will feed the winter weeds, and fertilizer applied too heavily will result in lush growth that is more susceptible to injury from late frosts or large patch disease. Let the grass green up gradually, and do not fertilize until after two or three mowings in early spring. by Theresa Friday, Horticulture Extension Agent, Santa Rosa County Zoysia grass St. Augustine grass At Years EndWith greetings and best wishes to our neighbors, customers and friends for a magical and memorable forget your generosity, and look forward to your continued support.Wishing you a Happy New Year!from your friends at theLIBERTY TIRE COMPANY EDDIE NOBLES LAND CLEARING Call Eddie Nobles Located in Bristol Land clearing, excavation and root raking: A large selection of new and used cars are Ronnie Coley personally invites you to visit him any time Monday thru Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Chipola If you are like most people, as the New Year approaches you might be thinking about ways to become healthi So, why not consider doing the same for your garden? To be healthy, your garden needs basic care just like you do. This includes getting nutrients and a healthy diet in the form of nicely amended soil and a well-balanced fertilizer, a good dose of sunshine, fresh air, and it needs to be kept hydrated. The simplest way to provide all of this is to start with a simple plan of action and then stick with it throughout the year. With that in mind, here are ten gar dening resolutions that will help you build a healthier, happier garden. Resolve to create a garden plan so that you will know ahead of time what needs to be done and when. Take advantage of the colder winter months to decide which changes you want to make to your garden once spring arrives. Use the time to look over all the gardening and nursery catalogs that arrive in the mail during winter. Resolve to take the time to draw or write up this plan so that when you go to buy plants, you will know exactly what you need to buy, no more or no less. If you arent sure of the growing require ments for different plants consult a good gardening book like the Sunset National Garden Book. One way to create a garden plan is via a gardening journal. However, it doesnt have to be in book or jour nal form, it can be a calendar, a spiral notebook, a notebook with pockets, an album, an organizer, it all depends on what you want to use your journal for. Resolve to always plant the right plant in the right location! If you select the wrong plant for a particular location you could end up with a constant main tenance problem. Always remember: different plants have different require ments. Some prefer more sun, some more shade, some can tolerate wind and some cannot. Resolve to never, ever forget about the soil since soil is the number one key to a healthy garden. Learn what needs to be done to amend your soil so your plants get a healthy start. Resolve to focus on conserving water by grouping plants with similar moisture needs together, watering in the early morning when its cooler to avoid evaporation and mildew and rot on plants, and incorporating water-wise and native plants. Resolve to always bring the health iest plants into your garden by purchasing and planting only the healthiest seedlings or plants or start your own plants from seed. Whenever possible, plant diseaseand pest-resistant variet ies. Resolve to mulch regularly since it conserves water, inhibits weeds and provides an attractive ground cover in Resolve to use integrated pest management, meaning try to take preventive measures and think beyond your garden since whatever chemical you use in your garden might end up in the groundwater. Consider alternatives. Finally, resolve to never forget why have fun and enjoy your landscape. Remember nature is beautiful, relaxing and it replenishes us. So, walk around, smell your roses, and just enjoy the things you are growing. Read more: www.care2.com/greenliving/ten-gardening-resolutions-forthe-new-yearTen gardening resolutions for the new year
DECEMBER 28, 2011 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 15 Charles McClellan Funeral HomeButler-Morgan/Morgan-McClellan Funeral Home Building at 15 S. Jackson St., Quincy, 32351Phone: (850) 627-7677 or 643-2277Charles K. McClellanLicensed Funeral Director 42 years experience Call us Let us explain how we can conveniently handle arrangements in Liberty County. Telephone (850) 674-2266 Your hometown funeral home since 1994A Hometown Funeral Director You Can Trust and Depend On!Funeral Services with Dignity, Caring and Professionalism. Marlon PeavyPeavy Funeral Home& Crematory OBITUARIESRUTH RA Y HOWELLBLOUNTSTOWN Ruth Ray Howell, 95, of Blountstown passed away Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011. She was founder of Calhoun-Liberty Abstract Company which she operated for 70 years. She was a graduate of Columbia County High School. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas C. and Mary (Peacock) Ray; her husband, Charlie Hicks Howell; and a brother, Bill Ray. Survivors include her son, Charles Ray Howell of Blountstown; daughter, Josh Mauldin, Lynne Walquist, Renee Jeppson, Sherri Shuler, and Ray Howell; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services will be held Saturday, Dec. 31 at 1 p.m. in the chapel at Adams Funeral Home with Reverend in Boggs Cemetery in Blountstown. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m., Friday, Dec. 30 at the funeral home. Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh.com.MAR Y GRISWOLDALTHA Mary Griswold, 84, of Altha passed away Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011 in Altha. She was born on Altha for the past year, coming from Kissimmee. She was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include one son, David Griswold and his wife, Deborah of Altha; three brothers, Dennis Kerr of sisters, Dinah Gibney, Ester (Hessie) Hendron, Sadie Jr. and Deana Griswold; one great-grandchild, Ryan Services were held Monday, Dec. 26 at Peavy Funeral tional Cemetery in Pensacola. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. Have a Safe and Happy 2012! With your support and assistance, Rescue Santa and his elves third year of bicycle and toy deliveries was a tremendous success. We distributed more than 115 bicycles and toys to various schools and organizations throughout Calhoun, Leon and Liberty Counties. the wonderful folks from the surrounding counties for your various donations of bicycles and toys (there are way too many to list). Listed below are the businesses and individuals that made generous donations, (if anyone was left off, we sincerely apologize): Debbie Potter, Bristol Blountstown City involvement in the Rescue Santa project, a lot of work that was done this past year would not have been able to be completed! Thank you, Jerry!!! Rescue Santa and his elves are reminding everyone we will be working throughout the year to get know it! Please remember to drop off your bicycle or toy donations at Ms. Skeet Shulers Blue House on Highway 20 in Bristol. This will be an ongoing project throughout the years, so before you take your old bikes or toys to the dump, please think of Rescue this continuing worthwhile cause, you can either see Gerald Barber or mail your donation to: 19780 NW CR 67, Bristol, Florida 32321, Telephone # (850) 643-2636. Without everyones help, Rescue Santas efforts would not have been possible. Thank you again! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Rescue SantaRescue Santa says Thank You! and still seeks donations of old bicycles and parts
Page 16 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 28, 2011$200 if you purchase bedroom ish, includes four chairs, excellent condition, $200. Call 643-6009.12-21, 12-28China cabinet, good condition, $30. Call 447-5384. 12-21, 12-28Two black aluminum bar stools, $20; two antique chairs with blue covering, make offer; childs club chair, like new, $10. Call 6746022. 12-21, 12-28Petal dining table with four chairs, oak color, $125; three ladder back bar stools, natural color, $75. Call 762-8897 after 4:30 (CT). 12-21, 12-28La-z-boy lift chair, very good condition, $500. Call 762-2223. 12-21, 12-28 CARS1995 Cadillac Seville, needs some work, $1,000. Call 6745583. 12-28, 1-4 AUTO ACCESSORIES, $500, rear sliding window, $90, for a 2002 GMC C1500 short-bed truck, in great condition. Call 447-5384.12-28, 1-4 HUNTING & FISHINGTree stands, two API stands, $125 each. Call 575-1234. 12-28, 1-412 ft. Aluminum jon boat. Call (850) 526-1751. 12-28, 1-4 CAMPERS pull behind, slide out, full size refrigerator-toliet and shower. Blue Book value $9,000 asking $5,000. Call 237-1447. 12-21, 12-28 TOOLS & EQUIPMENTTwo row cultivator, wire fed welding machine. Ice machine, needs some repair. Call (850) 526-1751. 12-28, 1-4 ELECTRONICSMagnavox DTV, digital to analog converter box, new still in box, never used, $30. Call 643-3509. 12-28, 1-419 inch TV, $50. Call 643-7754 or 643-5993. 12-28, 1-4VTech learning system with games, $65; Disney Princess Leapster with games and case, $30. Call 674-6022. 12-21, 12-28Nook, brand new, still in case. 1 year warranty, $100. Call 6434559. 12-21, 12-28 APPLIANCESWasher & Dryer set in good condition, $150. Call 6745583. 12-28, 1-4Washing machine, $50. Stackable washer & dryer, $200. Call 643-7754 or 643-5993. 12-28, 1-4GE dryer, works good, needs cord, $30. Call 447-5384. 12-21, 12-28, good condition, $35. Call 674-6022. 12-21, 12-28GE dryer and Roper washing machine, $75 each or $125 for both. Call 674-1381. 12-21, 12-28Matag washing machine, runs good, $50. Call 674-8570. 12-21, 12-2836 Gas range, electric stove top, range hood, three electric dishwashers, Kirby vacuum cleaner with all attachments, excellent condition, Calhoun Liberty Ministry Center, Hwy. 20 east of Blountstown. Call 674-1818. UFN FURNITURETwo recliners, tan leather, very good condition, clean, $100 for both. Queen sleeper sofa in hunter green with wood trim, very good condition, very clean, $200. Childs antique rocking chair, white with wood trim, $45. Call 575-1234. 12-28, 1-4, paid $1,200, asking $200. Round glass table for living room, $25. Brown couch, like new, paid $900 asking, $200. Dresser, mirror and end table, $50. Large glass table for knick-knacks, pictures or TV, nice $50. Small iron table, stands up for pictures, $15. Call 643-7754 or 643-5993. 12-28, 1-4Cherry queen bedroom set, includes bed frame, dresser and mirror, chest of drawers, like new condition, paid over $1,500 asking $800. Will include like new mattress and box springs for an extra THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNALCLASSIFIEDSTo place your ad, call 643-3333 by noon Eastern Time on Saturday. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks. ITEMS FOR SALEPorcelain doll collection in really good condition, has been taken really good care of. 25 porcelain and 4 Anne Geddes collectable dolls. $225 for all or will sell separately. They range from $10 to $20. Call 643-5011 after 5 p.m. if interested. 12-28, 1-4Two truckloads of stuff (cleaning house). Clothes, furniture, toys, and more. $30 a load. Call 6743264. 12-28, 1-4Little Tykes Endless Adventure swing castle, great condition, $25; Internal frame back pack, good condition, $25. Call 447-5384. 12-21, 12-28 with 3-tier rack has electronic temperature indicator and water temp is adjustable. Dispenses room temperature, cold and hot water (with child safety feature). Unit has a night light and storage compartment. Have owners manual. $70. Call 643-2206.12-21, 12-28Hello Kitty electric scooter, never used, with one year warranty, $175. Call 674-6022. 12-21, 12-28Sink with four sections, best offer; coffee commercial size, best offer; warmer for table, best offer; Boys shirts, real nice, size 8 and up, $1.50 each. Call 674-3264. 12-21, 12-28Jr. girls jeans, size 4; used Browning boots, size 2; camoushoes for boys, size 1 1/2-2. Call 643-1591. 12-21, 12-28Total gym with leg pulley accessory kit, multi function attachment, owners manual and exercise booklet, brand new, never used. Call 643-2206. 12-21, 12-28Ecowater water softener, model ERR-3000 digital demand, cost $2,600-$2,800 in 2005, asking $450 OBO, instructions included; Stamina Ultra Glide inclined exerciser, $65; old two burner kerosene heater with removable external fuel tank, good condition, $35; Antique GE portable record player, four speeds, removable speakers, still works, $45. Call 674-8385 or 294-4389. 12-21, 12-28Pictures in frame, farm house scenes, four 3x2, $35. Call 6743264. 12-21, 12-28Lots of Christmas decorations, couch and love seat, good selection of clothes for entire family, dishes and other kitchen necessities and many other items. Everyone is invited to shop at the Calhoun-Liberty Ministry Center store. Located on Hwy. 20 E. in Blountstown, 674-1818. UFNBUY SELL AND TRADE IN THE JOURNAL CLASSIFIEDS BD, 1 1/2 BA TownhousesBRISTOL FOR RENTBLOUNTSTOWN Phone 643-7740 5 x 10 .....$27 10 x 10 ....$43 10 x 20 ....$70 10 x 25 ....$90M & W SELFSTORAGE RENTAL SCall 573-5255, 762-9555, 762-8807 or 762-8597 7 days a week service UFN Mobile Home for Rent in CalhounCall 674-88882 BD, 2 BA, located six miles north on Hwy. 69 N. NO PETS. Damage & Cleaning deposit, Water, sewer and grass cutting provided.UFN For Rent in HosfordCall (850) 379-8287 or (850) 509-4227Mobile Home, 2 BD, 1 BA. Across from Hosford School.$350 MONTH For Junk Vehicles CALL ANDY(850) 491-8360BRISTOL, FL FOR RENT2 BD, 1 BA very clean $450 month Call (954) 650-8322 for more information.12-14 T 12-28 For Rent in A ltha762-9555 OR 573-5255Very Nice & Clean Trailers in quiet neighborhood, includes lawn care. 1ST month FREE w/ $100 security deposit HOLIDAY SPECIAL REAL ESTATE Will buy 10 to 1,000 acres, reasonably priced. Immediate closing.Call (850) 544-5441 or (850) 570-0222 WANTED: NO INTEREST PLANS R.E. BrokerLAND SALE 10 ACRE + TRACTSPaved Highway Frontage With Planted Pine Trees From With $600 Down Regular ContractWith $2,500 Down No Interest First YearWith $5,000 Down No Interest First 2 Years Owner Financing No Qualifying There will not be an auction in January. Our next auction has been scheduled for Feb. 4HAPPY NEW YEARCol. James W. Copeland AB1226/AU0001722 Phone 643-7740 For Rent in ClarksvilleCall 643-6488
LOST: Kodak camera with case lost around T&P Grocery or on Talquin Circle in Hosford. Call 379-8973. 12-21, 12-28 WANTEDSinger for small country/rock group. Call 643-5622 12-28, 1-4Dresser with mirror, reasonable priced. Call 674-3033 or 2728677. 12-21, 12-288x16 Concrete blocks, four inch solid blocks. Call 237-1447. 12-21, 12-28Good used furniture and appliances needed at Calhoun Liberty Ministry Center on Hwy. 20 east of Blountstown. Call 674-1818. UFN HOMES & LAND2000 Fleetwood single wide, 14x54, one bedroom, one bath, large living room, central heat and air, all electric, with front porch, must be moved, $8,000. Call 6741844 after 5 p.m. or leave message. 12-21, 12-28 DECEMBER 28, 2011 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 17 Find a bargain in the Journal CLASSIFIEDS! THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNALCLASSIFIEDSTo place your ad, call 643-3333 by noon Eastern Time on Saturday. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks. Utility trailer, 5x12, $425 OBO. Call 643-5355. 12-21, 12-28 PETS/SUPPLIESBeagle/Walker mix, female, 6 months old, free to a good home. Call 379-8360. 12-28, 1-4Dwarf hamster white with cage, food dish and water bottle, free to a good home. Call 237-1532 or 447-4613. 12-28, 1-4Help us please. We are adult cats at a kill shelter and we need a home ASAP. We have been spayed or neutered and are FREE. We will make good outdoor cats or barn cats. If you can help us, please call Ruth at (850) 237-2740. 12-21, 12-28Adult lab mix, female, spayed, loves children, not cats, free to a good home. Call 762-4926 or 7628234. 12-21, 12-28Tiny baby dwarf Christmas bunnies, extremely adorable, incredibly furry, four beautiful colors, $10 each. Call 209-0910. 12-21, 12-28Indoor cat tabby/calico house cat named Trixie, has been spayed and is litter box trained. Must be kept indoors and is free to a good home. Call 643-4294. 12-21, 12-28Laying hens, $6-$10; two roosters, $10; Large potbelly pig, $50. Call 643-8492. 12-21, 12-28Free puppies father is Great Pyrenees mix, mom is very gentle bull dog, two females and two males. Call 762-3966. 12-21, 12-28 LOST & FOUNDLOST: Black & Tan puppy with a blue collar, last seen Dec. 20 in the Lake Mystic area. Call 5567019. 12-28, 1-4FOUND: Small dog found Saturday, Dec. 17 in Bristol on Hwy. 12 S. Call (850) 227-1355 and identify. 12-28, 1-4 STARSCOPEFAMOUS BIRTHDAYSARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, you need a little inspiration of a stranger who wanders across your path this week. Changes are in store. TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 Take a rest from pouring over the books, Taurus. Although you have gotten things in order, so take a short hiatus. GEMINI May 22/Jun 21 Gemini, it is hard to keep a secret, especially when you could be the bearer of really good news. Hold out just a little longer, and then youll have your chance. CANCER Jun 22/Jul 22 Cancer, when youre approached for advice, you look like a deer caught in headlights. Others will assume youre hiding something if you look afraid. LEO Jul 23/Aug 23 Leo, youre in someones thoughts and your ears may be ringing be cause this person is talking about you so much. Now could be the time for visiting family. VIRGO Aug 24/Sept 22 Virgo, there are many things to get done but you have to burnout could mean you wont accomplish anything on your list. LIBRA Sept 23/Oct 23 Libra, instead of always taking the advice of others when something important arises, trust your own instincts on what to do. You might be surprised how well it works. SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22 Scorpio, despite excitement about getting away somewhere, you have some reservations, too. Its hard to leave responsibilities behind even when you deserve a break. SAGITTARIUS Nov 23/Dec 21 You tend to gravitate to leadership roles, Sagittarius. That puts a lot of pressure on you at all times. Maybe this week you will be satis CAPRICORN Dec 22/Jan 20 Capricorn, theres a lot to accom plish, but little distractions seem to crop up at every turn. Diverting your energy to each of these is sues is not the way to go. AQUARIUS Jan 21/Feb 18 Its time you made a big change, Aquarius. Think about stepping out of your comfort zone and the results may be surprising. Or, a big adventure could be in store. PISCES Feb 19/Mar 20 Unless you try something, Pisces, you wont know if you like it. Something different could be just what you need this week.Week of Jan. 1 ~ Jan. 7JANUARY 1 Verne Troyer, Actor (43) JANUARY 2 Taye Diggs, Actor (41) JANUARY 3 Eli Manning, Athlete (31) JANUARY 4 Julia Ormond, Actress (47) JANUARY 5 Bradley Cooper, Actor (37) JANUARY 6 Nancy Lopez, Athlete (55) JANUARY 7 Jeremy Renner, Actor (41) Real EstateBY OWNERCall (850) 447-2372 UFN SUBSCRIPTION FORMPlease enclose a check or money order for $18 and mail to:The Calhoun-Liberty Journal, P.O. Box 536, Bristol, FL 32321Name_____________________________________________ Address__________________________________________ City______________________State______Zip___________ Phone___________________ Email ____________________GIVE A SUBSCRIPTION TO THE CALHOUN-LIBERTYJOURNAL Start the New Year off by sharing the news with the ones you love.
Page 18 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 28, 2011 GET READY FOR 2012 Assistant Needed*Must be self-motivated *Good with numbers *Computer knowledge (helpful) *Ability to perform duties without supervision.Apply in person only (NO PHONE CALLS) Rivertown Auto Sales Inc 19984 Central Ave W Blountstown (In Front Of Alco) PART-TIMEHelp WantedCashier position, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mon.-Wed. & possibly on Saturdays. APPLY IN PERSON. Located on Hwy. 20 in Bristol THE JOB MK T. LEGAL NOTICEIN THE CIRCUIT COURT, SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR LIBERTY COUNTY IN RE: ESTATE OF CASE NO.: 11-28-CP BERNADINE MARIE FINUFF, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of BERNADINE MARIE FINUFF, deceased, whose date of death was November 14, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for Liberty County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Liberty County Clerk of Circuit Court, Probate Division, P.O. Box 399, Bristol, FL 32321. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. this notice was December 21, 2011, in The Liberty Journal, and the second date of publication was December 28, 2011. Personal Representative BRET PHILLIPS 6840 NW Torreya Park Rd. Bristol, FL 32321 Attorney for Personal Representative: JENNIFER WINTRODE SHULER Florida Bar No. 728810 P.O. Box 37 Bristol, Florida 32321 Telephone No. (850) 866-3680 Telecopier No. (850) 643-5864 Email: jenniferwshuler@ya hoo.com 12-21, 12-28 hog weighed over 200 lbs. Brock is the son of Teddy Sykes and Christina Sykes. His grandparents are Lavhon and Betty Miles and Dale and Penny Hobby. FIRST HOG When the time comes to make New Year's resolutions, the conventional wisdom is to focus on weight. Such wisdom is understandable, as many people spend the holiday season indulging in big meals and all the treats synonymous with having fun. While it's acceptable to make healthy resolutions, a slimmer waist and a healthier diet should not be the only goals for the year ahead. In light of the last several years, it's important for men and women to make No one can say with certainty when, or if, the economy will rebound, and men and women should look at the New Year as a suitable the future. Reassess your investment plan. Since 2008, the market has been up and down like a roller coaster. Those who have weathered the storm have no doubt witnessed big gains and the turn of the calendar is a great time to reassess investments and possibly make some changes. Are you taking on more risk than you're comfortable with? Is your portfolio too conservative? How well are you diversifying? Look at your investments from every angle and determine if it's time to make some changes. Resolve to be more liquid. A 2011 poll from the National Foundation for Credit Counseling found that 64 percent of Americans would need to utilize a source other than their savings account to pay for a $1,000 unplanned expense. That percentage illustrates that most adults just don't have enough cash on hand. This year, resolve to be more liquid. Being more liquid enables you to more effectively handle emergencies, and it also helps you avoid being forced to sell investments at the wrong time. Shake things up. If you rely on one such a practice needs to change. No matter how much you trust this person, don't fall into svengali. Such an arrangement proved very costly to those men and women who trusted the likes of Bernie Madoff, a once-prominent than a criminal mastermind orchestrating history's largest Ponzi scheme. This year, if you haven't done so already, make sure your and trustee are all different people. Negotiate lower rates. Use the onset of the New Year as a chance to negotiate newer and lower interest rates on existing loans or responsibility over the last 12 months, paying down debts and paying all bills on time, this is the perfect time to negotiate lower rates and reap the rewards of your good behavior. Don't invest in anything you don't understand. Too often investors get caught up in so-called expert forecasts and act impulsively based on the advice of some talking head they see on television or hear on the radio. Unfortunately, such "experts" aren't some might even have ulterior motives for pushing certain investments and shunning others. What's more, few people know the track record of these "experts," so their advice should not be taken at face value. A simple rule for the year ahead should be to never invest in anything you don't understand. If an investment opportunity seems worthwhile, do all of your homework to gain a solid understanding of the opportunity before investing any money. Healthy resolutions go beyond a slimmer waist and a healthier diet. This year, resolve your resolutions for the coming year
DECEMBER 28, 2011 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 19 To place your ad call us at 643-3333 SERVICE Directory Whaley Heating & Air Conditioning (850) 674-4777FL LIC. # CMC1249570 Accepting: : (850) 643-6925 : (850) 643-2064 : firstname.lastname@example.org-B NW SR 20 Bristol, FL 32321 Located in the Apalachee RestaurantGary Richards, EA MBAEnrolled Agent Enrolled to Practice Before the IRS Business & Accounting Solutions Inc. 4433 NW C.R. 274 Altha, Fl 32421 (850) 762-9402 Cell (850) 832-5055Dozer and Excavation work Over 20 years experienceClay ONealsLand Clearing, Inc. William's HomeImprovements "No Job Too Big or Small"Concrete work, landscape, pressure cleaning, renovations, seamless gutter, painting, vinyl, & screen enclosure Call 674-8092Licensed & Insured, contractor & rooferFOR FREE ESTIMATES LIBERTY TIRE COMPANY 10781 NW SR 20 Bristol, Fl 32321Call 643-2939 MV75332Hours: Monday thru Friday 7 5 & Saturday 7 12Come see us for all your tire needs or give us a call for roadside service, oil changes & tire rotation. We specialize in sales and repair of tires for:Commercial Trucks and Trailers, OTR Equipment, Farm Equipment, Passenger Car & Light Truck Tires Call Chris Nissley at 674-8081 or 643-8561 (Cell) STUMP GRINDINGReasonable Rates & FREE Estimates! That Darn PumpThere is never a convenient time to be without water.WELLS (850)643-HELP Thats 643-4357 or Home 643-3857For friendly service and never any overtime charges call, BARLOWSWell Drilling Pump Repair & Water ServicesWell drilling & Pump repair Deep or Shallow Wells________________________Serving Gulf, Franklin, Bay, Calhoun, Washington & Liberty Counties________________________850-639-9355or850-814-7454 Hwy 71 South on J.P. Peacock Rd, Altha. Day or night,Check out our prices before buying from somewhere else. For Weddings, Birthdays and all Holidays, come in or call us. Margies Florist Clint Hatcher, OwnerElectrical Lic. # ER13014037 Building Lic. # RB29003511New Homes Garages Additions Electrical Remodeling Foundations Screenrooms Sunrooms VINYL SIDING RESIDENTAL & COMMERCIAL FREE EstimatesServing Calhoun, Liberty & Jackson Counties CLJN ews.COM Effective Dec. 30, 2011 at 12 p.m. 1320 on the north end of Musgrove Road from Buddy Johnson Road to Bodiford Road will be permanently closed. The alternate route will be Bodiford Road to Buddy Johnson Road to Musgrove Road. If you have any questions, please call Don A. Sonny OBryan at (850) 674-8075. Educators Teacher Workshop on Jan. 21MARIANNAThe Chipola College Future Educators Club For information or to reserve a spot, contact Casey Bush at bushc@ chipola.edu or (850) 526-2761, Ext. 2449.Godspell auditions to be held Jan. 9-10 at ChipolaMARIANNAChipola College Theatre director Chipola Theater director
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