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Anniversary...7 News from the Pews...10 Farmers Almanac...11 Obituaries...15 Jobs...17 Classieds...20, 21 Sheriff's Log & Arrest Reports.....2 Events planned around Smithsonian Exhibit.....5 Birthdays...6 Weddings.....7 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY J OURNAL CLJNews.com WEDNESDA Y, JUNE 20, 2012 Vol. 32, No. 2550includes tax by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Inmates seen disappearing into walls of jail bathroomBlountstowns Trace Mears, right, steals second base as Liberty County shortstop Lucas Polver, left, reaches too late for the throw during the 8 and Under Little League game last week in Sneads. Blountstown won. PHIL COALE PHOTO by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Juvenile charged with arson in June 13 Bareld Road re Road last week. DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTO STEALING SECOND Altha couple charged with PAGE 3 PAGE 10 4-H Spa CampPAGE 22 Floridas habitatsPAGE 14
Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 20, 2012 ARREST REPORTS compiled by Journal Editor Teresa Eubanks Glenn KimbrelELECTFOR YOUR NEXTSHERIFF35 Years of Law Enforcement Experience I served all 35 years at the Blountstown Police Department and served in all positions including: Patrolman, Investigator and Chief of Police. 6 Years as Chief of Police While Chief of Police my responsibilities included: 1) The Fire Department 2) Animal Control for the City of Blountstown 3) Code Enforcement 4) Dispatch Center for BPD 5) Drug Investigations 6) Crime Investigations 8) Organizing the BUDGET for the Police Department. Interim City Manager for the City of Blountstown 2 different times while Chief of PoliceI have the EXPERIENCE you need as your next SHERIFF CORLETTS ROOFING LLC FREE ESTIMATESMichael Corlett (850) 643-7062CALHOUN COUNTYJune 11 Michael Moore, driving with license suspended or revoked (felony), FHP David Attaway, VOCR, CCSO. June 12 Walker Eugene Mayo, felony battery, CCSO. June 15 Laurie Pegaz, driving with license suspended revoked, BPD. Timothy Bontrager, VOSP, CCSO. Vanessa Reed, driving with license suspended or revoked, BPD. Gary Jemison, damage to property, criminal mischief over $200, less than $1,000 (times 2), larceny under $300, CCSO. Susan Tolley, manufacture of meth with a child present, CCSO. Eric Tolley, trafficking meth, manufacture of meth with a child present, CCSO. June 16 Clinton Robert Higgins, failure Blountstown Police Dept.June 11 through June 17, 2012 SH E RIFFS LOGsession of prescription drugs without a prescription, possession of prescription drugs without a prescription, LCSO. Laurie Ann Pegaz, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Susan Tolley, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Vanessa Reed, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Robert D. Allen, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana, writ of attachment from Franklin County, child support, LCSO. June 18 Tyrone Curtis Jackson, DUI, VOCP (LC warrant), driving with license suspended or revoked, LCSO. to appear, CCSO. Shade Aaron Stone, DUI, CCSO. Christopher Russell, failure to appear (times 2) hold for Jackson County, CCSO.LIBERTY COUNTYJune 11 Roger Dale McDaniel, sexual battery, LCSO. June 12 Gerado Barranger, failure to appear (warrant), LCSO. June 14 Christopher Hardin, DUI, LCSO. June 15 Delbert Daryl Melvin, Jr., pos-Man found passed out in pickup arrested for DUIA 35-year-old Blountstown man was arrested for DUI after he was found passed out behind the wheel of his truck Saturday at a mobile home park on SR 69. Deputies responding to a call about a Stone in the drivers seat of his truck, which had crashed into some trees inside a trailer park. The truck was running and in gear. An open six-pack of beer was on the front Deputy Jody Hoagland reached in to turn off the motor and awaken the driver. Stone was checked at the scene by EMS and found to be uninjured. The Florida Highway Patrol was contacted to do a formal crash investigation. Shade was given a conditional release from jail following his arrest.Stolen copper tubing leads to charges for Altha manAn Altha man was charged with damage to property, two counts of criminal mischief over $200 and larceny under $300 after six feet of copper tubing was cut from an air conditioning unit and sold to a recycling business. A neighbor noticed someone at a NE Chipola Street residence in Altha around 2:45 a.m. on April 18. The home had been vacant for about two months. She said she saw a darkcolored Jeep Cherokee, like one she knew to be owned by Gary Jemison, 51, at the site. The vehicle backed up to the homes air conditioning and a section of copper tubing was removed. Believing that the suspect was about to load the unit in the back of the vehicle, the witness turned on her lights and opened her front door to let him know he had been seen. The suspect threw something in the back of the vehicle and drove off, she said. Lt. Adam Terry of the Calhoun County Sheriffs property owner found the missing tubing there and it to compare with the remaining tubing that was left attached to the air conditioning unit and found it was a match. The repair bill for the unit was $450. Terry spoke with Jemison by phone on May 1. During the conversation, Jemison said he had been scrapping in the area and may have gotten the copper tubing from someone else. Jemison was arrested June 15 and then given a conditional release from jail.GARY JEMISON SHADE STONE Driver with outstanding warrants charged with DUI after close call with patrol carA Bristol man arrested for driving under the found that warrants had been issued against him for a previous DUI and a charge of driving while license suspended or revoked. Liberty County Sheriffs Deputy Bobby Revell reported that he was en route to a disabled vehicle around 12:07 a.m. June 18 when he was forced off the road by a southbound car that swerved into his lane as he was traveling in the northbound lane of SR 12N. The deputy, who was just south of Martin Luther King Road, said he had to swerve onto the shoulder of the road to avoid a head-on collision. When Revell pulled back onto the road to follow the car, he saw that it was still traveling south in the northbound lane for a half mile before going back into its lane. The car then crossed the center line of the road once more before returning to the southbound lane and over the fog line on the right side of the road. The driver pulled off the road when the patrol cars emergency lights came on. After an abrupt stop, Tyrone Jackson, 36, stepped out of the car and began walking away. He stopped after the deputy called out to him. After running his drivers license, the deputy discovered Jacksons license had on two warrants in Liberty County. The deputys report noted that Jacksons speech was slurred, he had difficulty standing on his feet and could not keep his balance. Jackson refused to respond when asked if he would take part in a series of sobriety exercises and was arrested suspended or revoked. Jacksons level of intoxication to be nearly twice the legal limit. Two samples returned the same reading of 0.159, according to the arrest report. The legal limit is .08TYRONE JACKSON ARREST REPORTS continued on page 3
JUNE 20, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 3 ARREST REPORTS CONTINUED FROM PAGE 2Man accused of waking up woman & punching herA Clarksville man previously convicted of battery is now facing a felony battery charge after an incident at an Apachee Road home last month. According to the arrest report from the Calhoun County Sheriffs Office, the female victim said she was at home May 21 when Walker Mayo, 45, awakened her by poking her in the eye and shouting. She got up and the two walked outside. She said Mayo called her a name, causing her to fall to her knees and then left. The injured woman was taken by ambulance to the emergency room at Calhoun-Liberty Hospital. The deputys report stated she had a large hematoma under her right eye. Mayo was arrested June 12 and later given a conditional release. A 23-year-old Bristol man who told a deputy he needed to take a sip from a mixed drink to relax before beginning a roadside sobriety test was charged with Christopher Hardin was pulled over at 11:50 p.m. after Liberty County Sheriffs Deputy Jonathan Gentry noticed he had a burned out headlight, failed to come to a full stop when he turned east onto SR 20 from SR 65 N and then swerved across the center line of the road, according to the offense report. When he approached Hardins 1988 Ford pickup, the deputy noticed the odor of an alcoholic beverage and saw asked if he had been drinking, Hardin replied, Ive had a couple. He also stated that he had just gotten out of prison and suggested Gentry let him park his truck on the side of the road and catch a ride home. Harden stepped out of his vehicle and the deputy took the cup, which held a mixed drink, and put it on the roof of the truck. Hardin reached for the drink to be told several times to put it back before he did so, according to the deputys report. I need a little so I can relax, Hardin said before beginning a series of roadside exercises. Hardin swayed and lost his balance several times as he was directed to stand on one foot, walk a straight When told he was being arrested for DUI, Hardin became aggressive, according to the deputy. Hardin said, I should run from you, but Im not and delayed following an order to put his right hand behind his back after handcuffs were put on his left wrist. When later asked to give a breath sample to determine his level of intoxication, Hardin refused, and stated, You know Im not going to pass that so why would I do it! His bond was set at $2,500. Deputies reported seizing 22 pills 16 Tramadol, nonnarcotic painkillers, and six Seroquel pills, an antipsychotic when they served a narcotics search warrant at a residence on Pea Ridge Road in Bristol Friday evening. Delbert Daryl Melvin, 22, was charged with possession of prescription pills without a prescription and possession of prescription drugs without a prescription after the medication was found in a bedroom, according to an arrest report Melvin told deputies the pills belonged to him and he takes them to sleep. He was later released on $10,000 bond. not CORRECTION Meth lab set up in home where they lived with three Altha couple arrested on meth trafcking charges Journal EditorAn Altha couple is being held on $50,000 bond after approximately 100 grams of methamphetamine and the materials to make it were found in the County Road 274 home where they live with their three young children, according to a report from the Calhoun Her six-year-old twin daughters were at her side when Susan Paige Tolley, 32, answered a knock on her door six members of the CalhounLiberty Drug Task Force ready to serve a search warrant. The couples three-year-old son was asleep with his father in the bedroom. The family was moved into the living room after Eric Shane Tolley, 32, was awakened and questioned on the whereabouts of a suspected meth lab in his home. Tolley acknowledged he had illegal items in his home and led investigators to a small the components of a shake and bake methamphetamine lab were removed from the lower area of a desk. He admitted to making and using methamphetamine in the home but said his wife had no knowledge of his activities. He said he did not manufacture methamphetamine in the home when the children were there. His wife admitted that she has used methamphetamine in the past but said she did not know her husband was making it in their home. Supplies collected from inside the home included two bottles of meth oil, pseudoephedrine, a reaction vessel, lye, a funnel, a hot plate, digital scales and methamphetamine residue along with some trash related to the meth-making process. A glass pipe with suspected meth residue was found in Tolleys Honda, along with a plastic container that held meth residue, a small plastic bag with an unspecified amount of marijuana, a metal marijuana grinder and a pack of French Light rolling papers. Investigators reported methamphetamine in his wifes BMW SUV. Investigators with the Department of Children and Families (DCF) were contacted and the three youngsters were temporarily placed with a relative. A drug test done at the home by DCF showed both of the Tolleys tested positive for methamphetamine. They were charged with manufacturing methamphetamine with in methamphetamine in excess of 28 grams. Task Force members included Lt. Mark Mallory, Capt. Michael Bryant, Lt. Eddie Dalton, Sgt. Jared Nichols, Sgt. Todd Wheetley and Deputy John Scheetz. They were assisted at the scene by Lt. Tim Partridge of the Blountstown Police Department and Calhoun Carla OBryan. W ALKER MAYO
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 RoadLocated 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: firstname.lastname@example.org ADS: email@example.com JOURNAL STAFFJohnny Eubanks...................Publisher Teresa Eubanks........................ Editor Sandra Brown...................Bookkeeper Deven Lewis......Production Asssistant Debbie Duggar...................AdvertisingOFFICE HOURS: 9 a.m. 6 p.m. M-FTHE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 4 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 20, 2012 Thats 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! 5,330 Wednesday, June 20 Monday, June 25 Tuesday, June 26 Sunday, June 24 Saturday, June 23 Thursday June 21 Friday, June 22TODAYS MEETINGS 7 p.m., Altha VFD AA, 6 p.m., Altha Community Center Sit-n-Sew meeting, 6 pm., First United Methodist Church Youth Hall on Clinton St. Marianna (behind 7 p.m., Apalachee Restaurant 7 p.m., Dixie Lodge in Blountstown.TODAYS MEETINGS 6 p.m., Apalachee Rest.TODAYS MEETINGS, noon, Calhoun-Liberty Hospital 7 p.m., Calhoun County Old Ag Bldg. east door, in front of jail 11:30 p.m., First Baptist Church of BristolTODAYS MEETINGSAA, 7 p.m., basement of Calhoun County Courthouse 7 p.m., 4 p.m., Calhoun Liberty Hospital 7 p.m., Apalachee Restaurant, guest speaker, Don Curtis Attend the Church of your choice this SundayBIRTHDAY JJ Lytle and BIRTHDAY ~ Diane Haefner McDaniel BIRTHDAYS Jason Fowler, Dianne Barber, Tom Woodham, Ben Guthrie and Charlene Martin BIRTHDAYS ~ Hope McGee Wilkes, Haley Brady, Amy Brock Partridge and Craig Brinkley ANNIVERSARIES Jerry & Elaine Anders and William & Margie Woodham BIRTHDAYS ~ Wennon Arnold, Olivia Isabella Jackson and Paula Smith LIBERTY COUNTYREGISTRATIONCall 643-2275 ex 242 for an appointment grit, grace & gravy beginning at 6 p.m Panhandle Settlement An acoustic and capella program of poems, monologues and songs Visit us on Facebook at The Apalachee Valley VFW Post 12010 in cooperation with American Legion Post 172 and American Legion Post 272 will sponsor the Walk to Liberty this year. Walkers are to form at Veterans Memorial Civic Center in Bristol Saturday, June 30 at 8:40 a.m. (ET) or at Minnie Lees. Transportation will be provided from the Veterans Memorial Civic Center to the west end of Trammell Bridge for the walk, which will begin at 9 a.m. (ET). Those unable to walk and or get tired may ride during the walk on the transportation provided. Then transportation will pick-up walkers on the east end of Trammell Bridge and transport them to the Veterans Memorial Civic Center for the Independence Day Program. For more information, please contact Dowling Parrish at 643-8311 or Gary McGee at 643-3362. DOTHANTroy Universitys Continuing Education Center will offer a Summer Business Series of courses in July designed to give participants valuable insight into workplace business practices. The weekly, two-hour sessions will be offered Wednesdays from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Dothan Campus. The classes include Management and Leadership Skills July 11, Communication in the Workplace July 18 and Where Did My Week Go? Principles of Time Management July 25. Management and Leadership Skills will teach participants the major principles of building strong work teams, negotiating and delegating, and how to help employees reach their full potential. Communication in the Workplace will explore the various methods of workplace communication with an emphasis on improving communication with employees. Where Did My Week Go? Principles of Time Management will help participants increase productivity and reduce job stress by learning to conquer time wasters, eliminate clutter and set goals and priorities. The registration fee is $39 for each class. For more information, or to register, contact the Continuing Education Center at (334) 983-0005. to offer Summer There will be a School Advisory Council meeting held at Blountstown Elementary School Wednesday, June 20, at 12:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the BES Media Center. We will be discussing the 2012-2013 Par ent Involvement Plan, 2012 FCAT scores and the parent/student survey. The public is invited to attend. BES Advisory Council meeting today, June 20BLOUNTSTOWN The Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp #2212, Luke Lotts Calhoun Guard was chartered last month. Membership is open to any male 12 years of age and older who can show descendants (collateral or lineal) from a Confederate Soldier who served honorably. If these attributes and ideals appeal to you, we encourage you to be a part of us. To obtain an application for membership to the Luke Lotts Calhoun Guard Camp #2212 contact our Camps second Lieutenant Recruiting com or call (850) 482-3303. The organizations main purpose is to maintain and defend Confederate heritage and perpetuate the memory of the Southern Confederate soldiers who fought during the War Between the States (1861-1865). The Camp is strictly a patriotic, historical, educational, benevolent, non-political and non-sectarian entity bound by its by-laws and governed by the Sons of Confederate Veterans Constitution. For more information, please visit the following web sites: Division, Inc. Sons of Confederate Veterans, Florida Division was chartered in 1898 with two camps. org. The Sons of Confederate Veterans main site of national organization is open to all male descendants of any veteran of the Confederate armed forces. For membership requirements, news and calendar of events visit www.scv.org.Sons of Confederate Veterans chartered in Calhoun CountyW.R. Tolar will hold a dance fundraiser this Friday, June 22 from 7 10 p.m. The proceeds will go towards the eighth grade trip to Washington D.C. There will be a $5 admission fee. Concessions will be available.WR Tolar fundraiser dance set June 22 June 22 at the redlight in Blountstown for Richard Allen Parrish. Chicken plates with corn on the cob, baked beans and bread can be purchased for $5. This event will go to help Richard pay for growing medical expenses.
JUNE 20, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 5 EVENTS Sue Summersfor Superintendent of Liberty Co. Schools Hello Liberty County Citizens, electing me to serve as your Superintendent of Schools. Working together, we can continue the advancements our schools have achieved over the past four years. A few advancements we have experienced include: A School District 2011/12 District Accreditation by Advanced Ed-SACS/CASI 21st Century Afterschool and Summer Program Common Core Standards training and implementation 2010/11 To continue my commitment to advance Liberty County Schools I am asking for your vote on August 14.Let Experience Work For You! ApalacheeTheRestaurant Vote in Local Elections tioned right to vote for people to represent you or to serve in public -and then it must be restored when the sentence is served by restoring your civil rights. America has a two party system. Historically that system has not been operational in Liberty County. Most elections that select cordingly, people to register to vote in other parties or as No Party to vote in other than the Democratic party can only vote in the genTo participate in local elections you must change your registration. This is easily accomplished by visiting the Supervisor of ElecWe strongly urge all persons not registered as Democrats to change their registration as soon as possible to enable you to have right to vote locally over ideological concerns. It is very important that you have a say in who gets elected locally.The Liberty County Democratic Executive Committee CHAD CAPPS Final preparations being made for Journey StoriesThis summer, the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement and the Florida Humanities Council will proudly present Journey Stories, July 14Aug. 25, at the Settlements Club House. Volunteers Needed: We are seeking volunteers to serve on committees: Planning, Local Exhibit Planning, Exhibit Installation, Program Development, School/Teacher; Volunteer and Docent Training and Publicity. Storytellers Needed: We are seeking people to present the jour ney stories of North Florida families and industry stories of the North Florida region.Demonstrators and Docents needed We are seeking demonstrators, docents and people to assist in creating an exhibit of local journey stories, which will support the main Journey Stories exhibition. Anyone interested in supporting and participating in the presentation of the exhibit is asked to call the Settlement at (850) 674-2777 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Settlement is the only North Florida venue selected to host the exhibition, which is part of the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Services Museum on Main Street series.Contribute your story to Journey StoriesHow did you and your family ar rive in North Florida, or wherever they settled? The Settlement wants to know in order to make your story part of our Journey Stories exhibition. Journey stories are tales of how we and our ancestors came to America and, once here, settled the continent. They are stories of people who decide to move to make a new life, sometimes leaving everything behind. Regardless of our ethnic or racial background, everyone has a story to tell. Even you. Send your stories to P.O. Box 215, Blountstown, FL 32424, or email them to info@panhandlepioneer. org.Storytellers group debutsThe Settlement has established a new Storytellers group, which meets Thursday mornings throughout June, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Settlements Club House. This is a really fun way to begin to write, said Linda Smith, co-founder of the Settlement and coordinator of the Journey Stories exhibition. The subject can be about anything, just as long as it helps you to start writing. Participants should come prepared to write and express their creativity. Bring one story idea to write about, such as a humorous adventure with your children or something wonder ful that your grandchildren did. The stories will be read to the group. Then, participants will write another story based on subjects suggested by the group. To learn more, call Ruth Frank, (850) 237-1811.Settlement launches redesigned websiteWith a eye-catching color palette and a Donate Now button on the homepage to make contributing easier, the Panhandle Pioneer Settle ment launched its redesigned website in April. The site, which features information on events, classes, history and space rentals, was designed by Regina Blackstock of Tallahassee, with Reese and board member Jeffery Seay. www.panhandlepioneer.orgSettlement membership begins at $20 a yearHelp support our local treasure. Membership levels begin at $20. Consider pledging your support! The Panhandle Pioneer Settlement welcomes more than 10,000 visitors each year, making it one Calhoun Countys top tourist attractions. This living history museum is a treasure not only for our county, but the entire region. The Settlement is sustained through generous contributions and gifts. It receives no funding from the State of Florida and most are surprised to learn that less than one percent of the bers are Calhoun County residents. Membership is open to anyone and annual levels range from just $20 a year to $2,500. For more information about the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement visit their new website at www.panhandlepioneer.org.Volunteers needed to help with eventPioneer Settlement prepares for upcoming Smithsonian ExhibitAs part of the Pioneer Settlements series in preparation for the Smithsonian Exhibit, Peggy Cox and Sue Bradley will perform Grit, Grace and Gravy, an acoustic and acapella program of songs (some original), plus original monologues, stories and poems. The program will take place June 22 at 6 p.m. in the clubhouse at the Settle ment. It is free to the public. Make plans to attend and hear the sometimes funny, sometimes poignant stories of those who established their homes and families in this area and brush up on the three Gs! Peggy and Sue will be accompanied by Buddy Smith on guitar. The Panhandle Pioneer Settlement is a living museum documenting rural life in NW Florida since the early 1800s. It is located in Sam Atkins Park, about one mile west of the intersection of Hwy. 71 and Hwy. 20. Follow Hwy. 20 West out of Blountstown. Look for signs for Sam Atkins Park and turn North at Lindys Fried Chicken on Silas Green Street between 18th and 20th Street. From there, just follow the signs. For more information, contact the Settlement at (850) 674-2777. For further directions Grit, Grace and Gravy program to feature Cox, Bradley & Smithand information on the historic buildings at the Settlement, go to: www. panhandlepioneer.org. CLJ News.COM
Page 6 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 20, 2012 Happy 60th Ann Kincaid Happy 61st Rudy SumnerAnn & RudyWe Love You! The staff of Liberty County Transit and Liberty County Senior Citizens Brocks RV RepairCERTIFIED TECHNICIANMOBILE SERVICE owner/operator ~~~ 7 days a week birthdaysDESIRAE LEE GOFF Desirae Lee Goff will be celJune 22. She is the daughter of and Jessica Goff of Bristol. Her grandparents are Carolyn Cook of Bristol and Mike and Susan Keith of Blountstown. Her greatgrandparents are Albert and Elsie Osbourne of Georgia. She will June 23 at 5 p.m. (CT) at Depot Park in Blountstown. She enjoys camping and bike rides. She also Disney princesses. MARY BETH BROWN Mary Beth Brown celebrated her She is the daughter of Doyle and Beth Brown of Blue Creek. Her grandparents are Bob and Ruth Pickron of Bristol and Sonny (Pharis) and the late Pauline Brown of Blue Creek. She enjoys She likes playing games on the computer and reading. She loves her four brothers and sisters and her pets. OLIVIA ISABELLA BELLA JACKSON Olivia Isabella Jackson will be celebrating her second birthday daughter of Amy Jackson of Panama City and Zack Pitts of Port St. Joe. Her Guardian is Margaret Linton of Kinard. Her grandparents gia and Ronnie Pitts of Kinard. CHIVAR JERIEL V AR WILLIAMSJune 18. He is the son of Chivas all of Bristol and Jerome Oliver of Greensboro. His great-grandpar ents are Nancy Bacon of Bristol and Gearldine and the late Charlie ning through his grandma Trishs triple wide and getting diapers around by his big brother C.J. He also enjoys spending time with his bers and godbrother Tyler.
JUNE 20, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 7 grit, grace and gravyJune 22 beginning at 6 p.m.Panhandle Pioneer SettlementIN THE CLUB HOUSE FREE AdmissionAn acoustic and a capella program of original poems, monologues, songs and stories performed by Sue Bradley and Peggy Cox as a celebration of local history and heritage. Accompanied by Buddy Smith on guitar.William and Margie Woodham of Bristol will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary Sunday, June 24, 2012. together. They are members of the Blountstown Pentecostal Holiness Church. They have a blended family with six children, who over the years have increased their family of eight to a family of 28. Their family includes their children, Lisa Woodham Phillips and her husband, Gene of Quincy, Billy Odom and his wife, Michelle of Mount Clare, WV, Nelson Woodham of Denver, CO, Tom Woodham and his wife, Jacqueline of Clarksville, Kim Odom Tanner and her husband, Warren of Altha and Angela Woodham Finch and her husband, Nick of Bristol; 14 grandchildren, Rachel (deceased), Kenney, Christina and Rebekah Phillips, Logan and Jared Odom, Brett, Colby and Hope Tanner, Jake and Trent Woodham, Michael Finch and his daughter, Arabeth of Cedar Rapids, IA and Amber and Ashley Finch.William & Margie Woodham to mark 40th wedding anniversary on June 24 Anniversary WEDDINGSRay, Miller to exchange vows in gazebo wedding this Saturday in BristolAlong with their parents, Leslie Ray and Tyler Miller are pleased to announce their upcoming marriage. The bride is the daughter of Johnny and Gail Ray of Quincy. The groom is the son of Rodney and Lisa Miller of Bristol. The bride is a 2003 graduate of Liberty County High School. She is a homemaker and mother of three beautiful children. The groom is a 2006 graduate of Liberty County High School and is employed with Johnny Sellers Logging. The wedding will take place Saturday, June 23 at 4 p.m. at Liberty County Veterans Memorial Park Gazebo. The reception will follow at Veterans Memorial Civic Center. No invitations are being sent, but all family and friends are invited to attend. Tommy and Suzann Stoutamire of Blue Creek announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Erin Lohrer Stoutamire, to Adam ONeal Walker, son of Harry O. and Joyce Walker of Baker. The bride is the granddaughter of Tom and the late June Stoutamire of Blue Creek and of Erika and the late Page Lamar Ford of Bristol. She graduated from Liberty County High School and went on to the University of Florida where she earned a degree in Agricultural Education and Communications. She is currently employed by the Calhoun County School District. The groom is the grandson of Esther and the late ONeal Walker of South Bay, the late John Murphy of Lakeland and Elsa Sanders of Milledgeville, GA. He graduated from Crestview High School and went on to graduate from the Florida Highway Patrol Academy. He is currently employed by the Liberty County Sheriffs Department. A July wedding is planned at the Nauvoo Illinois Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. After the wedding, the couple plan to live in Blue Creek.Stoutamire, Walker announce plans Tommy and Suzann Stoutamire of Blue Creek announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Leah Keturah Stoutamire to Benjamin Phillip Bass, son of Phillip and Sabrina Bass of Chattahoochee. The bride is the granddaughter of Tom and the late June Stoutamire of Blue Creek and of Erika and the late Page Lamar Ford of Bristol. She graduated from Liberty County High School and received her Associates in Arts degree from Tallahassee Community College. Leah is currently enrolled in the RN nursing program at Chipola College. The groom is the grandson of Dorothy and the late Edward Neal Bass, Sr. and of the late Mr. and Mrs. David S. Gholson, Sr., all of Chatta hoochee. He graduated from Robert F. Munroe Day School and then from Pelham Training Center in Indiana with his EMT enrolled in the paramedic program at Chipola College. He is employed as an EMT by Calhoun County EMS and City of Blountstown. A July wedding is planned at the Nauvoo Illinois Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. After the wedding, the couple plan to live in Blountstown.Stoutamire, Bass plan July ceremony
Do voters know the candidates and the issues? At the city and county level, the answer is probably yes. At the state and federal level, I think not so much. Thomas Jefferson allegedly said, An informed citizenry is the only true repository of the public will. Jeffer son would spin in his grave if he were aware of the level of public ignorance concerning issues that are of impor tance to all of us. Steve Chapman, a columnist for the Chicago Tribune, recently wrote a column titled, A government by the ignorant, for the ignorant. In the piece, Chapman makes the point that Americans dont know much about much when it comes to political issues and how the U.S. government operates. For example, Chapman stated that people call for smaller government by reducing foreign aid. What the public does not understand is that the money spent on foreign aid is less than one percent of the federal budget. Go ahead, cancel foreign aid, but the amount of money is so small compared to the total federal budget that its akin to swatting a gnat. Our form of government requires that voters give some guidance to those in government controlling the purse strings as to what is important to the common good of all Americans. Voters are also responsible for electing people who can cope with complicated issues that affect all Americans. But when voters dont know that there are three branches of the federal government and what their functions are then the value of voter input to government is questionable. About 50 percent of voters are solidly in the right and left wing camps. Their political objectives and their votes are predictable. Independents or swing voters decide elections. Millions of dollars are spent to voting block that requires political smarts. of money on politics, they would spin in their graves along with Jefferson. Their idea of representative government has long ago disappeared in the onslaught of cash to buy the government that modern day robber barons want. Thanks to the Supreme Court decision Citizens United, a few rich people will decide the 2012 national elections. However, state and local elections are also to avoid environmental regulations spend whatever it takes to get their guy elected to local government or state legislatures who then carries water for the cor poration. The effect of big money on elec tions was evident in the recent elec tion to recall the Wisconsin governor. The results of this election gave new meaning to buying an election. The opposing Democrat was woefully outspent with money primarily from outof-state Political Action Committees, who dont answer to anyone. The crux of the issue was the Wisconsin Republican governors assault on labor unions. There has been a concerted and coor dinated effort from newly elected Republican gover nors and legislators to demonize unions, particularly unions representing state and federal workers. This is where the bags of unaccounted cash do so messages, and the sad part is that the ill-informed and politically ignorant voters fall for the anti-union propaganda. I often wonder if these people ever think for themselves. Unions have been part of the American political landscape for decades. Without unions, there would be no child labor laws, no workplace safety rules, and workers would still be making a dollar an hour. My mother went to work in a Navy laundry in the to retire 23 years later at age 63, she was making $1.65 an hour. She would have received a decent wage had there been a union representing her. I dont have any sympathy for the anti-union crowd. Voters have been convinced that state and federal workers are leeches on society. Republican gover nors, Florida Governor Rick Scott for example, are unemployment problem. You cant convince the illthe economic recession worse because unemployed public workers decrease demand for goods and ser vices. Why? Its simple. Workers without jobs have no money to spend.The economic solution to recessions is government spending. Its that stimulus thing which voters think is some kind of Democratic scourge. It has been economically proven a dozen times over that the only solution to end a recession is for the government in the short term to pump money into the market place via infrastructure projects. Republicans have embraced Austrian F. A. Hyacks belief that austerity measures will end the recession, a theory that is pure bunk.Great Britain is trying the austere cut government spending and the result is a double-dip recession for them, a fact that Republicans fail to comprehend. Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 20, 2012 COMMENTARY Late Night LaughsA RECAP OF RECENT OBSER V ATIONS BY LATE NIGHT TV HOSTS.CORNERJerry Cox is a retired military OXS A well-informed citizenryThe White House softball team played the pro-marijuana lobbyists team and lost 253. Still no word yet on which side President Obama played for. JAY LENOBetty White visited President Obama at the White House she was stayed in the Lincoln Bedroom with Lincoln. CONAN OBRIENA man in the UK has been accused of hackthe question whos the worlds lamest hacker? JIMMY F ALLONPresident Obama is going to a fundraiser at Sarah Jessica Parkers house. It will be a formal, sit-down dinner for 200 in her shoe closet. CONAN OBRIEN like a feminist breakthrough until you realize she doesnt want to go. JAY LENOA new survey found that US Airways is the most hated airline in the country. Today, US Airways apologized to its passengers then charged them a $50 apology fee. JIMMY F ALLONIts being reported that more and more elderly people are being incarcerated in this country than ever before. Well, of course. Theyre easier to catch. JAY LENOWhat Ive never understood about Guitar Hero is that if you go through all the trouble to be good at Guitar Hero, why dont you just learn to play the guitar? CRAIG FERGUSONGuantanamo Bay is getting millions of dollars in upgrades and renovations. Theyre adding things like cable TV nicer beds, an athletic facility. In fact, the government isnt even running Guantanamo Bay anymore. Its now part of the Sandals Resorts organization. JAY LENOHappy Fathers Day to the dads whose families were kind enough to give them the greatest gift of all the gift of being left alone to watch TV JIMMY KIMMELAccording to The New York Times, Mexican drug cartels launder millions and million of dollars through horse races. I hate to see something like betting on horses become corrupt and seedy? Whats next, boxing? JAY LENOA lot of these hair-metal songs were popu lar because of the video games Rock Band and Guitar Hero. Nothing says rock n roll like playing a video game in your parents basement. CRAIG FERGUSONRock of Ages is basically just karaoke for middle-aged people. Its Glee for dads. CRAIG FERGUSONThere was a report in the paper that the city of Detroit will go broke in two weeks. Are you surprised by that? Didnt you think Detroit went broke, like, 10 years ago? JAY LENO
JUNE 20, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 9 COMMENTARY WASHINGTONMERRY-GO-ROUNDby Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift FROM WATERGATE TO WITCH HUNTSWASHINGTON Weve just marked the fortieth anniversary of the Watergate break-in and the scandal that brought down a president. Republicans and Democrats voted together unanimously in the Senate to create the Select committee that investigated President Nixon. 40 is a big difference between criminal acts in the abuse of power and the criminalizing of politics in divided government. One is called justice; the other is a witch hunt. Attorney General Eric Holder is embroiled in a Republican witch hunt and he is resisting pressure to appoint a special counsel to investigate national security leaks. Holder instead named two U.S. attorneys with appointed by President George W. Bush; the other is an Obama appointee. That should be enough to silence critics, but then, in an election year, there is no satisfying the other side. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., apparently still suffering from his loss in is accusing the White House of deliberately leaking sensitive national-security information to burnish President Obamas reputation and make him look tough. Obama called such charges offensive and pointed to his administrations record of cracking down hard on those who leak. First of all, its not necessarily illegal to leak classileak damaged national security and also that the leaker intended harm. What seems to have the Republicans most upset is the White Houses sharing of details about the capture and killing of Osama bin Laden, together with the revelation that the president personally signs off on a kill list of terrorist targets. The White House cooperated with a documentary hunt down bin Laden, which will be aired sometime before the election. Whether this gives away details that forewarn Americas enemies, or lets those who wish us harm understand how determined we are to defend our shores is a matter of interpretation. The same can be said of the reports that Obama takes a personal hand in determining which individuals are heightened sense of moral responsibility on the part of the president; others may view it as micro-managing a battle zone that should be left up to the commanders on the ground and in the Pentagon. Either way, these are not subjects for leak investiga tions and its pure politics to make Holder the scapegoat at the same time Republicans in the House are threatening to hold him in contempt of Congress on an entirely different subject. Chalk it up to election-year politics and the GOPs effort to ramp up their attack on Holder for an operation dubbed Fast and Furious. Begun under Bush, Fast and Furious was an attempt to funnel weapons Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco and Explosives, which is part of the Justice Department, lost track of more than a thousand weapons and two of those weapons were implicated in the killing of a U.S. border agent. Fast and Furious is a staple of conservative outrage and covered extensively on conservative cable televi sion and radio. Accusations of a cover-up by Holder features language straight out of the Watergate era with Holder allegedly stonewalling and incensed Republicans demanding what did Holder know and when did he know it. The mainstream media has grudgingly covwith the leak investigation and has fueled calls from Republicans for Holders resignation, it will likely get more attention. Republicans dont like Holders progressive agenda and his legal challenges to state immigration laws and to Floridas voter purge. Theyre trying to sideline him with a made-up controversy that will take all his time and energy.
CALL2FALL Carr Chapel invites the Calhoun County family to join us as we prepare for the national day Call2Fall. We will join churches across the USA on July 1 in falling to our knees to pray for revival to sweep our country. This is a continuation of a call by the First Continental Congress for a public humiliation, fasting and prayer throughout the colonies. In addition, Colonial America and the early years of our Republic experienced what observers have called Great Awakenings, which began with Gods people humbling themselves in repentant prayer and led to others becoming followers of Christ. and moral collapse, we are witnessing what happens when a nation turns away from God. In view of the ourselves in a similar situation as that of ancient Israel and early America? Consequently, we are sensing the need to return to simple but powerful truths. For more information, call Pastor Bruce at (850) 6741225 or visit our website carrchapelac.com CARR CHAPEL VBS Get ready to listen to the crashing waves of the ocean and see Gods Light Shine as Carr Chapel, located on 20509 SR 73 NW in Clarksville, conducts a weekend VBS called Rocky Point Lighthouse. The VBS kicks off Friday, June 22 at 6 p.m. and concludes for the night at 8 p.m. VBS continues Saturday, June 23 at 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The children will share with parents what they have done during the weekend at the11 a.m. worship service. Join us for singing, mission hour, Bible story time, snacks, crafts and games this weekend. You will be glad you did. For more information or to pre-register, call 674-1225. PASTORS 30TH ANNIVERSAR Y CELEBRATION The Church of God of Prophecy in Bristol, located on State Road 12 North, is continuing the celebration of Pastor Rosestta Bakers 30th anniversary through Sunday. Tonight (Wednesday) Bishop Marvin Alls of the Open Door Church of God in Christ of Quincy and Superintendent Delano Reed, pastor of both St. Luke Church of God in Christ in Bristol and Miracle Restoration Church of Marianna, will be in charge of service. Pastor Jarvis Alls of Quincy and his congregation will be in charge of service. The youth department of the church will be sponsoring the program for the night, which will include a musical featuring the renowned Male Chorus of Blountstown, The Prayer Chainers Mission of God Choir and Drum Core of the Hugh Creek Area and Bostick Temple Youth Choir of Quincy. St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church Reverend Dr. C.L. Wilson and his congregation will be joining us along with a very special guest from New York State Evangelist Elaine Jones. She is a 14 year veteran in the ministry and is an Evangelist at her church, New Convenant Life Christian Center in New York. Evangelist Jones has spoken all over the United States as well as in such countries as Trinidad and Tobagos. The worship leader for this night will be Sister Gwen Singleton of Church of God of Prophecy in Quincy. Two ser vices will close the anniversary. The morning service will be our Family and Friend Day. Reverend Wayne Hall, pastor of Dade Street Church of God of Prophecy, will be the guest speaker. For the evening service, our guest speaker will be Denver Mullins, pastor of Consuming Fire Church of God of Prophecy of Tallahassee and his congregation, along with District 13 Churches of Church of God Prophecy. Dinner will be served at these services. Come help us celebrate Pastor Rosetta Bakers 30 years of Answering the Call. She is a lifelong resident of Liberty County. She has been employed by the Liberty County School Board and with the State of Florida in the Department of Children of Families. She is currently employed with the Liberty County School Board in addition to her ministering. She enjoys and loves people and says, people are my job. For more information, call (850) 447-0038. THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH The Session of The First Presbyterian Church in Marianna cordially invites friends of the Reverend Dr. Huw Christopher and his wife, Rachel to a reception in honor of his retirement June 24 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the First Presbyterian Church fellowship hall located on 2898 Jefferson Street in Marianna. DANIELLE ROSE PERFORMS IN BLOUNT S TOWN Danielle Rose, contemporary Christian music artist, performed before a full house at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Blountstown on June 7. Danielle is the recipient of a Unity Award from the United Catholic Music and Video Association (UCMVA) as Female Vocalist of the Year in 2005. She uses her gift of music to help alleviate the spiritual poverty of America. Danielle will be on tour in the USA and overseas to raise support for her charity. For more information go to www.daniellerose.com The event opened with a prayer by Pastor David Throckmorton, Director of Calhoun-Liberty Ministry. Children were invited on stage for a group participation in song and the audience also joined in a sing-along. The concert was preceded with a complimentary pasta dinner and a Meet and Greet dessert, followed by a reception. Page 10 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 20, 2012 Located in BristolLAND CLEARING-Private drives and roads -Food plots -Home sites -Small acreageCall Eddie Nobles at (850) 447-0449 or Chas (850) 447-0849Eddie NoblesLAND CLEARING, EXCA V A TION AND ROOT RAKING FOR: Authorized DEALER of ACCEPTING NEW PA TIENTSLaban Bontrager, DMD12761 NW Pea Ridge Rd., Bristol, FL 32321TELEPHONE 643-5417 www.bristoldentalclinic.com DENTURE LAB ON PREMISESSame-Day Service on R epairs & R elines Bristol Dental ClinicMonica Bontrager, DMD by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorThree dogs that attacked a Bristol man during his daily walk around Lake Mystic have been put down, according to the Liberty County Sheriffs Department. The dogs, two pit bulls and another described as a Bulldog mix, were destroyed The animals owners, Arnold Chasteen, Jr. and Evelyn Sanders, were served with Finding on June 2. They had the option of requesting a hearing within seven business days but did not do so, according to the Chasteen signed a consent and paid to have the dogs destroyed. The dogs escaped from a pen at the familys rental trailer on NW Jimmy Lee Lane late in the afternoon on May 23 as Craig Brinkley, 49, walked along Lee Duggar Road. Brinkley described the attack as horrific. He was left with 15 to 20 bites, a fractured wrist and had to start a series of rabies shots when the Health his injuries. The animals ran up, surrounded him and began biting and nipping. He fell to the ground as he backed away. He got up and hobbled toward a house about 30 yards away, where he jumped up on the bumper of a parked school bus to escape the dogs. From there, he got into the bed of a pickup truck parked close by. truck full of blood, Brinkley said. I was hollering for help the whole time. When Joey and Carolyn Nobles walked out from their home after hearing Brinkleys cries for help, the dogs ran into the woods. The couple contacted Brinkleys wife, who drove him to the emergency room at Calhoun-Liberty Hospital. He arrived covered in blood with deep cuts to his left calf and more cuts on his right leg. He said the attack was so vicious that he did not believe a child would have survived it. Still recovering, he has returned to work. He has a lot of medical appointments ahead of him, he said Tuesday. If the bite wound on my ankle doesnt heal within the next 10 days, my doctor is going to refer me to a plastic surgeon, he said. He also has some minor nerve damage and will be seeing a neurologist soon. An Xray done wrist. I really am healing up, he said. It dont sound like it, but I am getting better.Three dogs involved in attack at Lake Mystic are put down NEWS FROM THE PEWS Evangelist Elaine Jones Pastor Rosetta Baker
JUNE 20, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 11 ASK THEO L D F A R M E R SA L M A N A C Heating & Air Conditioning FL LIC. # CMC1249570 (850) 674-4777Whaley WhaleyAny fatigue remedies? Coffee just isnt doing it for me anymore! S. G., Tucson, AZIts possible that coffee is whats giving you trouble. Ironically, we often drink more coffee when were feeling tired, but caffeine can contribute to our fatigue if were not careful. If youre consuming more than two or three cups of coffee a day, that java may be worsening your condition. Cola products, tea, chocolate, some pain relievers and other drugs, and certain prepared foods often contain caffeine, as well. Read the labels carefully. Once youve gotten your caffeine consumption under control, look to your diet and exercise regime. Are you eating well, with lots of fresh foods? Cut out the junk food snacks and add a piece of fruit, instead, for a quick pick-me-up before or after lunch. Try to walk for a half hour a day or choose another physical routine of your choice to get your body moving. (Dont exercise just before bed, however its apt to keep you awake.) Getting outside in the sunshine can also If you are not sleeping well, consider eliminat ing alcohol and/or tobac co, especially right before bedtime. If worries are keeping you awake, try taking time, earlier in the day, to write out a list of the things troubling you. Then, mentally put it aside at bedtime, telling yourself that youll return to the list the next day. Avoid afternoon or early evening naps in favor of a more regular bedtime schedule, which will leave you feeling more rested. After these adjustyourself feeling fatigued, check with your health practitioner for additional suggestions.Now that arugula is common in grocery stores, what (besides salads) can be done with it? E. S., Dover, DEThis peppery-tasting salad green is known in France as roquette, hence its common name as rocket here. Italians call it rucola. You dont have to be a rocket scientist foods for it, however. Think of it as a mustard green and you will be well on your way to including it in steak mari nades or meat sandwiches (great with roast beef!) or wrapped around a grilled sausage. One of our favorite uses of arugula is to quickly wilt it and serve the green in a pasta dish, along with bacon bits and perhaps a cream or cheese sauce. Consider Almanac.com FOR RECIPES, GARDENING TIPS, AND WEATHER FORECASTS, VISIT:The Old Farmers Almanac In 1927, The Old Farmers Almanac observed, is always forehanded. He pushes his work instead of allowing his work to push him. He plans his necessary work well ahead and gets much of it done before the rush season. This policy gives opportunity for more thorough, intelligent, and productive work. For success this year, tend to your watering and fertilizing now and continue to plant seeds of fast-growing plants such as beans, squashes, and marigolds. Thin fruits such as apples and pears if too many flowers have set fruit. Pprocessor and chop fine. Add the egg and chop fine. Add the parsley, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, and lemon juice and process until well chopped and mixed, stopping as needed to scrape down the bowl. If the pesto seems thick, add more olive oil and process again. Best days to graft or pollinateBest days to prune to encourage growth New MoonSummer Solstice Cut your thistles before St. John (June 24), You will have two instead of one A dream of gardens foretells great joy. On June 19, 1978, Garfield the Cat made his comic strip debut. On June 19, 1978, Garfield the Cat made his comic strip it in spaghetti carbonara, for instance, with pancetta. Arugula can also be used like spinach in an omelet for dinner or brunch. Chop the leaves and add them with onion or bacon. A bit of sour cream balances the peppery taste. Consider chopped arugula as an addition to pesto or salad dressing. Or serve it as a vegetable ted in sesame oil or lightly steamed like beet greens and served with a little vinegar. On toasted bread, arugula leaves topped with roasted red pepper or grilled eggplant makes an elegant appetizer.What is cream of tartar and is there a substitute for it? R. R., Chicago, ILOddly enough, cream of tartar, or tartaric acid, is what is left over after grape juice has been fermented into wine. The crystalline acid that is deposited on the inside of huge wine casks gets turned into cream of tartar, also known as potassium bitartrate. You can buy it in small jars in the spices section of your local grocery store. Its used in candy making, to make frostings smoother, to make egg whites easier to beat into a froth for meringues or chiffons, and, more rarely, as a leaven ing agent in baking. While youll sometimes see cream of tartar plus baking soda (and sometimes salt) listed as a substitute for baking a substitute for cream of tartar. In some cases (often with egg whites), it can be omitted without serious detriment to the overall recipe. Better yet, keep a small jar of it handy with your other spices. It lasts almost On the other hand, if you want to use it up and freshen your supply, use the old cream of tartar to make a paste for cleaning copper pots. Just pour some onto a sponge, add a little water, and scrub away. It does scratch. JUNE 18, MONDAY -Moon born, 1942. 1880. Talquin ElectricCLOSES BRIST OL OFFICETalquin Electric will be closing their branch ofto contain costs due to the current economic climate. Talquin will maintain a presence and continue Centennial Bank in Bristol will continue to acWPHK RadioK-102.7 FM WYBT RadioY-1000 AMBest of the Latest Country Charted songs, mixed in with your favorite oldies.K102.7 FM Homeat 8 a.m. ET. Our airs at 1 p.m. and again at 5 p.m. ET.Swap Shop with Ruth from 9-10 a.m. ET (someK102.7 is the the Blountstown Gators and the Miami Dolphins NO QUALIFYING
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Page 14 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 20, 2012Hosfords 21st CCLC summer camp enjoyed a week learning about Floridas habitats. From the Southern Everglades to the farm country of the panhandle, we love our Sunshine State! To extend our learning we visited the Tallahassee Junior Museum on Thursday, June 14. On the trail we watched bald eagles in their nesting ground and alliga tors sunning on the warm bank. To our delight Florida black bears were playfully cooling in a trough of water and our school mascot, the panther, was excitedly playing ball. To end our week, Ryan Faircloth visited our school to teach us the art of beekeeping. He taught us about the queen bee and her workers and about the life cycle of bees. Next he revealed to us the art of making honey. We enjoyed tasting the honey made from our own area of Telogia Creek. Ryan ordered candy made from honey especially for us. A big thank you to Faircloth Beekeeping for visiting our camp. We had a great week and are looking forward to our next theme, Magic Science!Hosfords summer camp studies Floridas habitatsABOVE: Hosford students pose in front of the museums big dinosaur made from recycled car parts. LEFT: Natalie Mansell checks out the old-fashioned water pump at the museum. RIGHT: Ryan Faircloth speaks to a group of students intrigued by the hive of bees.Chipola College Theatre students visit New YorkMARIANNAChipola College Theatre students recently visited New York City with Educational Travel Adventures and group leader Charles Sirmon, Director of Theatre at Chipola. Pictured from left on front row, Joni Barfeild and Sierra Hill. Second row, Jennifer Doherty, Dante Brown, Charles Sirmon, Leah Page, Ashleigh Stowe and Brett Floyd. In back, Keith Watford, Chris Manasco, Trey McKay, Joseph Gibson and Alex Anderson. For more information regarding Chipola Theatre, contact Charles Sirmon at email@example.com. Liberty Post &Barn Pole Inc.We've got the fence posts to meet your needs.Dempsey Barron Road, Bristol (off Hwy. 12 N) Phone (850) 643-5995 The arrival of summer means days at the pool, family picnics, baseball and other outdoor activities. Here are some tips to keep your family physically active in the warmer months: Hydrate! Drink plenty of water before, during and after physical activity to avoid dehyadd slices of your favorite fruits such as melon, oranges, berries or even cucumber or mint to a pitcher of water and refrigerate for two hours. Protect your family from the sun: wear wide-brimmed hats, always apply water-resistant sunscreen with at least SPF 15 and reapply sunscreen every two hours. Heat safety: avoid intense activi ties between noon and 3 p.m. when the sun is at its strongest. Dress for the heat; wear light weight, light colored clothing; choose light, breathable fabrics such as cotton and wear sunglasses to protect your eyes. Heat emergencies can be serious and even life threatening. People suffer heat-related illness when the bodys temperature control system is overloaded. The body normally cools itself by sweating. But under some conditions, sweating just isnt enough. In such cases, a persons body temperature rises rapidly. Very high body temperatures may damage the brain or other vital organs. Several factors affect the bodys ability to cool itself during extremely hot weather. When the humidity is high, sweat will not evaporate as quickly, preventing the body from releasing heat quickly. Heat Stroke is the most dangerous heat related emergency and we need to be able to recognize the symptoms. The signals of heatstroke include hot, red skin which can be dry, or moist from exercise; rapid, weak pulse; rapid, shallow breathing, vomiting and changes in consciousness. A person experiencing heatstroke can have a very high body tempera turesometimes as high as 106F (41 C). What to do for heat stroke. Heatstroke is a life-threatening situation. If you suspect someone is suffering from heatstroke, call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number immediately and do the following: 1. Move the person to a cool place. 2. Loosen tight clothing. 3. Remove perspiration-soaked clothing. 4. Apply cool, wet cloths to the skin. 5. Fan the person. 6. If conscious, give small amounts of cool water to drink. 7. Place the person on his or her side. 8. Continue to cool the person by using ice or cold packs on the wrists, ankles, groin and neck and in the armpits. 9. Continue to check breathing and circulation. Do not give liquids that contain alcohol or caffeine because they can cause further dehydration, making conditions worse. Ensure 9-1-1 or the local emergency number is called if the person refuses water, vomits or starts to lose consciousness. Enjoy the outdoors but be safe doing it. Some information provided by www.redcross.org.Be smart in the heat this summer OUTD OORS with Ranger Steve by Steve Cutshaw Park Manager, Torreya State Park
MICHAEL EDWARDS ALTHAMichael Edwards, 61, of Altha, passed away June 16, 2012 in Panama City. He was retired from the U. S. Air Force and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was also retired from the State Department adjunct instructor at Chipola College. He was of the Assembly of God faith. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include his loving wife, Kay of Altha; one sister-in-law, Sara Young and her husband, Bobby of Blountstown; his loving pet, Olivia; one sister, Glenda Simmons and her husband, Joe of DeFuniak Springs and a host of nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends T uesday, June 19 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Services will be held Wednesday, June 20 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel at Adams Funeral Home with Reverend Shiloh Cemetery near Altha with full military honors. Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. JUNE 20, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 15 All existing pre-need and at need contracts are now handled by the Bevis family and staff.All operations of the funeral process will be handled on location at 12008 NW State Road 20.CALL 643-3636Todd Wahlquist, Rocky Bevis & Ed PeacockLicensed Funeral Directors & Crematoryevis FuneralHome Bof Bristol of Bristol OBITUARIES 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& CrematoryTwo locations to serve youBlountstown and BristolAdams Funeral Home674-5449 or 643-5410Visit us online: www.adamsfh.com LILLIE ANIT A ST ANKO ALTHALillie Anita Stanko, 75, of Altha, passed away T uesday, June 12, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Stanko; two daughters, L orraine Weathersby and Shirley Moditz. Survivors include her daughter, Gail T immons and her husband Bill of Altha; three sisters, Louise Powers and her husband Bill of Shellman, GA, Marie Sherouse of Ocala and JoAn Flowers and her husband Jerry of Lumpkin, GA; three grandchildren, David, Candise and April Weathersby, all of Shellman, GA; four greatgrandchildren, McKenzie, Shayla, Nathan and Kelci. Services will be held Friday, June 25 in Shellman, GA. Currey Funeral Home in Shellman, GA is in charge of the arrangements. JOSEPHINE MCLENDON CARR AL THAJosephine McLendon Carr, 80, of Altha, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2012 in Blountstown. She was born February 27, 1932 in Altha and had lived in Calhoun County all of her life. She was a homemaker and a member of Glory Hill Holiness Church. She was preceded in death by her husbands, James Bub Branning and Woodrow Carr, Sr.; two sons, James Branning and Jimmy Carr, Sr.; her parents, Mandy McLendon and Alex McLendon, Sr.; and one brother, Alex McLendon, Jr. Survivors include two sons, Woodrow Pug Carr, Jr. and Johnny Carr, both of Altha; one daughter, JoAnn Callais of Marianna; three brothers, James H Mc L endon of Blountstown, Raymond and Roger McClendon, both Christine McDaniel, Linda Hunt and Margie McLendon, all of Altha and Shirley Martin of Moultrie, GA, seven grandsons, two granddaughters and eight greatgrandchildren. Services were held Saturday, June 16 at Peavy Funeral Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. CA THY ONEAL MILLER BL OUNT ST OWN Cathy ONeal Miller, 56, of Blountstown, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2012 in Blountstown. She was born August 10, 1955 in Quincy. She was a LPN and had worked with Big Bend Hospice. She was preceded in death by her parents, Blucher and Jewel Henry ONeal; one sister, Mae ONeal Phillips; two brothers, Marvin and Lamar ONeal. Survivors include her husband, Robert Miller of Blountstown; three sons, Kevin Kever and his wife, T onya and Shawn Kever, all of T allahassee, Bambi Kever and his wife, Marty of Carrabelle; three sisters, Annie ONeal Carroll and Joyce ONeal Stephens, both of T allahassee and Christine ONeal of Blountstown; four brothers, Charles ONeal of Huntsville, AL, Glenn ONeal of Bristol, David ONeal of Blountsown and Doug ONeal of Quincy; devoted friend, Linda ONeal and eight grandchildren. Visitation was held June 19 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (ET) at Charles McClellan Funeral Home in Quincy. Services will be held Wednesday, June 20 at 11 a.m. at Antioch Baptist Church in the Wetumpka Community. Charles McClellan Funeral Home in Quincy is in charge of the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice RUTHIE MAE HONEY DINGLER MILLENDER CARRABELLERuthie Mae Honey Dingler Millender, 79, of Carrabelle, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2012 in T allahassee. She was born July 30, 1932 in of her life, Carlton Fred Millender. Soon after their wedding, their family grew with two daughters and one son. Ruthie was very proud of her family as well as her love for her Lord and Savior and instilled this great love in her children. Ruthie worked for many years in the seafood industry shucking oysters as a cook at the local restaurants, as was a bookkeeper at the Carrabelle hospital and at Lockes Heating and Air Conditioning. She later retired from the Florida Department of Natural Resources where she worked as a lab technician. She was her familys inspiration and anchor and will forever shine in our lives! Survivors include daughters, Wanda Jo Whaley and her husband, Earl and Rhonda Skipper and her husband, Gary of Carrabelle; one son, T ony Millender and his wife, Beverly of Carrabelle; one sister, Louise Locke and her husband, Charles of T allahassee; one brotherin-law, Cecil Millender of Carrabelle; three sister-inlaws, Jundy Dingler, Joyce Crum and Rita Millender; seven grandchildren, Carl Whaley and his wife, Dana, Lorne Whaley and his wife, Cheryl, Jennifer Daniels and her husband, Mark, Jason Millender and his wife, Rose, Jamie Millender and her husband, Allen, Jeremy Millender and his wife, Britney, Kevin Sullivan and his wife, Samantha; nine great-grandchildren, Michael, Ally, Madison, Garyson and Bently Millender, Mallory, Duncan and Eli Whaley and Devin Daniels. Services will be held T uesday, June 19 at 11 a.m. at will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. Charles McClellan Funeral Home in Quincy is in charge of the arrangements. T ALLAHASSEE The Area Agency on Aging funds to assist eligible households with their home energy crisis in the following counties: T o be considered eligible for this program, the applicant household must have at least one individual who is 60 years of age or older, the household income must be within 150% of poverty ($16,755 maximum per year for an individual; $3,960 for each additional household member) and the utility bill for the applicant must indicate a past due or immediate threat of disconnection. Other assistance may be provided, according to program guidelines, such as cooling unit repair and connection fees/ deposits. For more information or to determine eligibility for assistance, please contact the Aging and Disability resource Center/Elder Helpline at (800) 963-5337.About the Area Agency on Aging for North Florida, Area Agency on Aging announces available funds to assist elders with home energy crisis Honor your loved ones by making their memory part of our best efforts to defeat cancer. For more information, contact the American Cancer Society.WHAT BETTER TRIBUTE CAN THERE BE?EAST GADSDEN UNIT P.O. Box 563, Quincy 32353
Page 16 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 20, 2012 The Liberty County Ozone team will be traveling to Sebring on July 6 for the Ozone Dixie Youth World Series. The boys and the parents are collecting donations to help pay for the trip. If you would like to help out, please contact Stacey Creamer at 447-0116, Rhonda Polver at 508-9558, Dawn Weeks 228-6073 or Stacie Fant at 643-6227 or any other parent on the team. We have set up a bank account at the Centennial in Bristol. The four teams and place standings: Front row, from LEFT : Bradley Edwards, Hunter Weeks, Jacob Creamer, Braddock Hobbs. MIDDLE ROW : Brent Fant, Delaney Cheesmon, Duncan Hosford, Freddie Clark Coach Colby Sapp. BACK ROW : Coach Kyle Sapp, Dylan Polver, Dustin Hosstter, Brady Peddie, Tay Godwin and Manager Randal Martina.Liberty Ozone Dixie Youth win district; will go to Sebring for World Series July 6ABOVE: Libertys Lopez swings at the ball while Blountstowns catcher McPherson waits behind during last weeks game in Sneads. BELOW: Blountstowns K ellen Speights, left, is safe at second as Liberty Countys Lucas Polver moves in to tag him during the Eight and Under game. Liberty Countys Brock Holland, in the 8-10 age group, reacts to an injury The injury was not serious and Holland was able to stay in the game. PHIL COALE PHOTOS SPORTS
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MARIANNAThe Chipola College Automotive Technology program project has been selected to receive an Exemplary Practice Award from the Association of Florida Colleges Occupational and Workforce Education Commission. The project, Time to Reinvent the Wheel, was presented by John Gardner, Chipola Automotive instructor; Chase Vlieg, Automotive teaching assistant and Dr. Jason Hurst, Chipola vice-president of Baccalaureate and Occupational Education. The Chipola group will present the project again at the AFC Fall Convention in October. Dr. Hurst said, We are extremely pleased to win the Exemplary Practice Award. I have personally been involved with automotive programs in a couple of different states and Chipolas Auto Tech Program is one of the best in the country. Chipolas automotive technology program is centered on todays students. Instructor John Gardner says, Todays technologically savvy students grew up with computers, cell phones and video games. If we wanted a successful program in todays I want it now, microwave society, our program had to evolve as well. In order to do so, we had to reinvent the wheel. Gardner said outdated training videos with slow animation were not holding the students attention. He formed a partnership with the entertainment industry to create a new, fast-paced Infotainment training system. Infobase Learning and Films Media Group agreed to experts Brenton Productions to produce an ASE Automotive Training Video Series. Brenton produces several TV shows, including Two Guys Garage, Hi Rev Tuners, Shadetree Mechanic, Crank & Chrome and Wounded Warrior series. The Chipola team created series written by, and starring, two practicing automotive technology instructors with over 22 years of combined experience. Each segment tion, Theory of Operation, Professionalism Dialogue, Motivational Tips, ASE Preparation and ASE Style 10 minutes each, and designed for use on internet-based programs or as stand-alone DVDs. Gardner says the series was strategically scripted to meet the needs of todays automotive students, instructors and technicians. The programs also were designed to meet the needs of all three types of learners: visual, audio and kinesthetic. All content includes graphics, close-ups of components and parts-labeling, ASE questions with highlighted answers, all with live demonstra tions with tools and equipment to involve the audience in the learning process. Dr. Hurst said, Our students today are born into a technologically-advanced world and we as educators must change the way we do business. This new fastpaced infotainment training system keeps our students interest and helps prepare them for the workforce. Any institution can implement the DVDs into their current program. Gardner says the impact of the DVD series has been nationwide. Automotive publishers Infobase Learning, Films on Demand, GoodheartWilcox, Delmar, Cengage Learning and Pearson are currently developing their automotive curricula with this system. The Chipola Automotive program also was selected as a runner-up for a 2012 Bellwether Award in the Workforce Development division. The program was a Bellwether runner-up in 2006 and won Floridas Best Business and Education partnership in 2004. Chipola utilizes an industry-based curriculum in partnership with local dealerships, shops, and an advisory committee to provide students with the competitive edge in the ever-changing, high-tech training environment. The program has excellent job placement rates and students earn valuable industry credentials including For information about Chipolas Automotive Technology program, visit www.chipola.eduChipola Automotive Tech Team wins exemplary practice award Todays technologically savvy students grew up with computers, cell phones and video games. If we wanted a successful program in todays I want it now, microwave society, our program had to evolve as well. In order to do so, we had to reinvent the wheel.
Page 18 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 20, 2012 Invitation to BidLiberty County Board of County Commissioners, Emergency Management, will be accepting bids for a concrete pad 32 X 72 X 4 approximately 30 yards, to be formed and poured under an existing Pole Barn with 6 bays. If more information is needed, please contact Rhonda Lewis, (850) 6432339. All bidders should submit a sealed bid to the Lib32321. Bids will be accepted until 2 p.m. (ET) on July 3, will be opened prior to the regularly scheduled accept and approve the bid will be determined at of County Commissioners Meeting on July 6, 2012 at 6 p.m. (ET) at the Liberty County Courthouse, to attend. lope that this bid is for Concrete Pad for Emergency Management. The Board of County Commissioners reserve the right to waive informalities in any bid and to accept or reject any or all bids and to accept the bid in their judgment that will be in the best interest of Liberty County. Call Beth Eubanksat (850) 643-2498 or (850) 570-0235EMAIL: bethseubanks41 @aol.comGet ready for all those summer parties with our Servalier 10-pc Bowl set, our Classic Pitchers set and our 2-pc Stacking canisters for all your storage needs. T upperware Your Tupperware Consultant TALLAHASSEE The U.S. Forest Service presented its comprehensive presented June 25-28
JUNE 20, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 19 Call George Ross or Tim Flanders at(850) 674-2482 or (850) 447-0898Licensed ~~ BLOUNTSTOWN ~~ Insured *Air Condition *Furnaces *Water Heaters *Electrical *Refrigerators *Rubber Roofs *Hitches *Awnings *Slide-out Repair *Floor Repair RV COLLISION CENTER Big River RV PROBLEM #3: SOLUTION:As your elected Sheriff, one of my goals is to improve the value of your taxpayer dollar budget will be spent on law enforcement. I This will ensure that the needs of Liberty save taxpayer dollars through reduced vehicle maintenance and lowered fuel costs. PROBLEM #4. Elect FOR LIBERTY COUNTY There is no substitute for EXPERIENCE SHERIFFEFFECTIVE BUT F AIR LAW ENFOR CEMENT FOR OF US! All HENR YHAMLIN BOUND RUGS2x4 ...... $5.00 2x8 ...... $15.50 3x5 ...... $12.50 4x6 ...... $19.90 5x7 ...... $39.90 6x9 ...... $49.90 Cataracts? Lee Mullis M.D. Smart Lenses SMSM CALL TODAY for a Smart Lens Evaluation Mullis Eye Institute 4320 5th Ave. Marianna(2 Blks from Jackson Hospital) Buy, sell & trade with an ad in The Journal!Floridas seasonally adjusted unem ployment rate was 8.6 percent in May 201, the lowest since December 2008 when it was 8.2 percent. There were 794,000 jobless Floridians out of a labor force of 9,262,000. The May 2012 rate fell 0.1 percentage point from the month-ago of 8.7 percent and was 2.0 percentage points lower than the year ago rate of 10.6 per cent. The US unemployment rate was 8.2 percent in May. Floridas seasonally adjusted total nonagricultural employment was 7,323,000 in May 2012, an increase of 5,300 jobs over the month. The number of jobs in the state was up 53,800 over the year, an increase of 0.7 percent from May 2011. May was the 22nd consecutive month with positive annual job growth after the state lost jobs for three years. The unemployment rate in the Chipola Workforce Region was 7.4 percent in May 2012. This was 0.9 percent lower than the regions year ago rate. In May 2012 the regions unemployment rate was 1.1 percentage points below the state rate of 8.5 percent. Out of a labor force of 50,735 there were 3,777 unemployed region residents. The regions workforce increased by 770 in May 2012 over April 2012. ------May unemployment rates
Page 20 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 20, 2012 fabricated marble type single bowl vanity tops with faucets. Nice interior solid core 36 door with lock and hinges. Everyone is invited to shop at the Calhoun-Liberty Ministry Center store. Located on Hwy. 20 E. in Blountstown, 6741818. UFNMens, ladies and childrens clothes. Many items for the home. New items arriving daily. Everyone is invited to shop at the Calhoun-Liberty Ministry Center store. Located on Hwy. 20 E. in Blountstown, 6741818. UFN FURNITUREEntertainment center, light wood, two glass doors. Four piece matching table group, 1 coffee, 2 end and 1 sofa table, $400 for all. Call 643-2859. 6-20, 6-27Table with three chairs, can be made round or oval, $40. Call 674-3033 or 272-8677. 6-20, 6-27Double bed, almost new with box spring and brass headboard. Includes mattress pad and six sheets. Asking $175. Call 6748376. 6-13, 6-20Dex bed rail, safe sleeper ultra, size bed, $10. Call 643-3370. 6-13, 6-20Full size mattress box springs. Very clean. Call 674-1636.6-13, 6-20Wardrobe, one side has shelves and the other is for hanging clothes, $35. Call 674-8376. 6-13, 6-20Wine colored mens lounge chair. $60. Call 674-3264. 6-13, 6-20Small lamp for $4. Call 6743264. 6-13, 6-20Just arrived furniture: Nice couch, love seat and lounger set, full bedroom set with sleigh bed, two chest of drawers, queen mattress sets, lots of other furniture items. Everyone is invited to shop at the Calhoun-Liberty Ministry Center store. Located on Hwy. 20 E. in Blountstown, 6741818. UFNGood used furniture and appliances needed at Calhoun Liberty Ministry Center. Call 674-1818. UFN THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNALCLASSIFIEDSTo place your ad, call 643-3333 by noon Eastern Time on Monday. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks. ITEMS FOR SALE with stand, $150. Call (850) 625-0265. 6-20, 6-27Res Med CPAP without dehumidiinstruction book, $150. Res Med case, hose, mask and instruction book, $250. Both were recently serviced by Barnes Healthcare in Tallahassee. Call 643-3809.6-20, 6-27Moving Sale: baby girl carseat, $25, baby girl mobile, $10, carseat toy, $5, white baby bed with matching table, $100, aquarium swing, $50, aquarium bouncy, $30, play pen, $30, lots of baby toys. Black leather couch, $200 and an over the stove GE microwave, $150. Call 643-2859. 6-20, 6-27Variety of dishes: Dishes, 16-piece set, modern square design, black/off white, $15. Dishes, 18-piece set, black and white Waverly pattern, $20. Eight new matching Lenox wine glasses, $16. Four new matching Lenox martini glasses, $8. Wall mirror 36x26, $15. Call 643-3370. 6-13, 6-20Photography course, New York Institute, material and instructional video. Paid over $1,000, asking $15. Call 643-3370. 6-13, 6-20Aloe Vera plants, all sizes. Call 674-1636. 6-13, 6-20. Call 674-1636. 6-13, 6-20Christmas dishes, eight Winter Holly design Corelle place settings, includes glasses, vintage, only used once. Call 674-1636. 6-13, 6-20Garden tub, barely used. Call 674-1636. 6-13, 6-20Two large storm windows Call 674-1636. 6-13, 6-20Three ton air handler. Never used. $350. Call 674-8437. 6-13, 6-20New HoMedics foot massager, $25. Call 674-8376. 6-13, 6-20Building materials: one pre-fabricated marble type double bowl vanity top with faucets, two preFor Rent in ALTHA762-9555 or 762-8597Very NICE *2 & 3 BD trailers.With lawn service 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 BD, 1 1/2 BA TownhousesBRISTOL Phone 643-7740 FOR RENT BLOUNTSTOWN ELECTRONICSXBox new edition $100 OBO. Call 643-3697. 6-13, 6-20 ATVs2012 Honda Rancher 420GS, 4x4, 260 miles, two sets of tires and two sets of exhaust systems, $6,500. Call (850) 693-9298.6-20, 6-27 TRUCKS, automatic, runs good, needs a tune up, asking $1,000. 1998 Chevrolet Silverado, 1/2 ton, stick shift, runs good, needs a tune up, $1,000. Or take both for $1,800. Call 6748636. 6-20, 6-272001 Ford Escape, runs great, $3,700. Call 643-5009. 6-20, 6-27, 4x4, AC, radio, electric seats, all power, $5,000. Call 447-1387. 6-20, 6-27 NICE CAR of Forgotten Coast, LLC, for inventory of our great trucks selection log on to www. nicecarofforgottencoastllc.com. BC/UFN/$12 CARS in good condition, $2,200. Call 674-5583.6-20, 6-271999 Ford Contour, silver, 4-door, automatic, power windows & locks, 106,000 miles, clean inside and out, $3,200 OBO. Call 643-9193 or 643-6495. 6-20, 6-272009 Toyota Camry, 50,000 miles, AC, all electric, still under warranty, $15,000. Call 447-1387.6-20, 6-27 BOATS with trailer, 9.9 hp Evinrude motor, all in good condition, $900. Call 408-3146.6-20, 6-27 New Home for sale in Altha3 BD, 2 BA, 1,200 sq ft with carport, 1/2 acre lot, Hardi siding, metal roof, vaulted great room, oak cabinets with granite tops.$122,000Call 762-8185 or 447-20256-20, 7-11 Two story, 2 BD old block house. Completely Furnished. Rail fenced yard.$40,000(850) 447-1533House FOR Sale IN Blountstown OWNER FINANCING, NO QUALIFYING Serving two counties that make up one great community!PHONE (850) 643-3333 or 1 (800) 717-3333 FAX (850) 643-3334 1 & 2 bedroom mobile homes in Blountstown and Bristol. $105 to $155 weekly. Deposit required. All utilities included. NO PETS. Singles or Couples preferred. Used RVs 4 SaleRVs, $1,400 $1,800 Call 674-7616FOR RENT For Rent inHOSFORDCall (850) 627-8287 2 BD House (Lowry) NO SMOKING NO PETS6-20, 7-11 OPEN NOWUP ick Tomatoes & Peppers JACKSON F ARMS IN GRAND RIDGE (850) 592-5579 Bring Your Own Bucket! BRINKLEY REALTY BEAUTIFUL VIEW over looking the Apalachicola River, 3/1 like new house with all the extras, selling below NEW appraisal! HWY 20 very nice 3/2 house, barn, in ground pool, fenced 20 acres, long concrete drive. HWY 379, 48 acres, nice double wide, sheds, pond, all woods. LAKE MYSTIC, 3/2 house, RV shop & storage, dock, GREAT view of the lake. TWIN OAKS, 3/2 house, two car garage, porch, fenced back yard, REDUCED. BRISTOL, 5 houses to choose from, $85,000 to $160,000 what are you looking for? FL RIVER, 10 acres, fenced, pole barn, REDUCED for quick sale. I have many good buys for both in and out of town. Give me a call to BUY or SELL!! Find a bargain in the Journal CLASSIFIEDS!
JUNE 20, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 21 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNALCLASSIFIEDSTo place your ad, call 643-3333 by noon Eastern Time on Monday. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks. T-hull with a 50 hp Mercury motor, trolling motor, trailer in good condition, $2,000 OBO. Call 643-2390 after 6 p.m. weekdays. 6-13, 6-20 boat motor, $500. Call 674-2113. 6-13, 6-20, 15 ft. with 25 hp outboard motor, includes steering wheel, $3,500. Call 237-1319. 6-13, 6-20 WATER WELL SUPPLIES We have capacitors, relays, control boxes, pressure switches, check valves, foot valves, air volume control valves, wire, pumps, tanks and much more. Available 7 days a week until 9 p.m. Repair questions are welcomed, call us at That Darn Pump 643-4357. BPA/UFN PETS/SUPPLIES for sale, $3.50 each. Call 643-1756. 6-20, 6-27, $25. 674-3033 or 272-8677. 6-20, 6-27 solid white, 9 months old, has been treated with heart shots up to date. Just had a hair cut, loves kids and other animals. Very playful, $75 OBO. Call 5702894. 6-20, 6-27and one Dominique Rooster, three months old, $10 each or trade for laying hens. Call 6433809. 6-20, 6-27, free to a good home. One Call 237-1384. 6-13, 6-20 STARSCOPE Expect to expend a little energy this week to get the job done right, Aries. Leaving it up to others is not the best way to go in this instance. Step up. Taurus, focus on the big picture or nothing will get accom plished. Its too easy to get lost in all of the little details. Follow through on the task at hand. Gemini, someone will catch your ear and it will only serve to confuse you. You wont know what to make of it but dont get worried. It will all be gin to make sense once a few pieces fall into place. Lots of people need your help, Cancer. Focus all of your energy on helping others for the time being. You will feel good about your efforts and the good karma that results from them. out how to turn all of your great ideas into workable projects -especially ones that can make you some money. Get started on a plan. Change will be all around you, Virgo. While youre not overly excited about it, you realize change is essential to growing in your life and career. New work arrange ments need to be made. Dont expect this week to go smoothly, Libra. But that doesnt necessarily mean it will go badly. Its just full of distractions and interruptions. Scorpio, you may be feeling sensual and romantic for the next few days. It could be because of all of the positive attention you have been receiving lately. You may feel happy when a friend or family member comes over to visit today, Sagittarius. You have been waiting for some company for quite a while. Enjoy the visit. Capricorn, your mind will be all over the place this someone to help you get fo cused. Think of it as having a babysitter who can call you out if you start to stray. Aquarius, you will be amazed at the results mind to something. Stick with what youre doing and enjoy the ride. Pisces, help around the you and all of the other people with whom you interact.Week of June 17 ~ June 23JUNE 17 Newt Gingrich, Politician (69) JUNE 18 Blake Shelton, Singer (36) JUNE 19 Zoe Saldana, Actress (34) JUNE 20 Lionel Ritchie, Singer (63) JUNE 21Prince William, British heir (30)JUNE 22 Cyndi Lauper, Singer (59) JUNE 23 Frances McDormand, Actress (55) WANTED for the materials. Call Bill at 447-5049. 6-20, 6-27 YARD SALES multi-family, Saturday, June 23 beginning at 8 a.m. Go to second house on right past general store. LOST & FOUND, black and white, blue collar, answers to Buster, used for herding cows. Last seen in the White Springs area around Hwy 20. Call 6439240. 6-20, 6-27 female. Call 643-5957 with any information leading to the return of pet to owner. 6-13, 6-20Buy, sell and trade in the WANTED: Will buy 10 to 1,000 acres, reasonably priced. Immediate closing. Call (850) 544-5441 or (850) 570-0222
Page 22 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 20, 2012 Who does not like to be pampered? Most people enjoy being pampered one way or another. Seventeen girls were treated to some pampering last week by attending the 4-H Spa Day Camp held at Veterans Memorial Civic Center. The girls were taught that when you take a moment to be good to yourself, you feel healthier and happier. The camp began with Beauty Control Consultant Kelli Flourney sharing information about the importance of taking care of your skin. She also showed the group how to make spa treatments from basic items in the kitchen. After applying a mask, par ticipants relaxed in the fantasy spa, and learned how to re-energize their body and spirit. We learned age has nothing to do with stress, even young people need to learn to de-stress. Later in the day, Angie Hill and Jamie Hudson from Merle Norman Salon taught hair care. Using two of the girls in attendance, they demonstrated how to wash, condition, dry and style hair. They also emphasized the importance of cleaning, conditioning and prevent ing damage to hair. The second day of camp, Rebecca Foran and Billy Rae Larkins from Myrlenes Beauty Shop taught the participants how to care for their feet, toenails, hands were treated to a mini-pedicure and manicure while relaxing in the fantasy spa. Monica Brinkley, Extension Agent, emphasized having a positive body image helps you feel proud of your body and promotes a realistic view of and expectation of yourself. People with positive body images may occasionally feel self-conscious, which is normal, but do strive to celebrate and appreci ate their bodies. She urged the group to have a plan of action for those times when they may feel low. Turn your focus on helping and not hurting yourself, she said. What can you do for yourself that would be positive? Using a variety of craft supplies, she helped the youth learn to use their creativity when they need something positive to do. She also them happy. Whether it is taking a walk, playing sports, doing crafts, know what makes you feel good about yourself, she told them. These activities will create a new, positive, encouraging perception of you. If you already have a positive body habits you already have, she said. More information about body image website, publication FCS2253. Be on the lookout for additional 4-H summer day camps, or call 643-2229 to find out more. 4H SPA DAY CAMPProgram shows girls how to develop a positive image and do their nails!FROM LEFT: Sarah Koyle, Rylee Read and Rylee Blackburn have fun applying a facial mask. While the kids are exuberantly shouting, Schools out! many parents may be quietly worrying just how theyre going to feed their kids all summer long. I want to assure those moms, dads and caregivers that USDA has a program that can help. All it takes is a toll free phone call Program (SFSP) site where children in low-income areas can get a free meal dur ing the summer months when schools are closed. The National Hunger Hotline (1 (866) 3-HUNGRY or 1 (866) 348-6479) can give you locations of Summer Food Service Program sites open in your local area. Just provide your zip code and the Hotline operator will tell you if there is a site near where you live. This information is also available to Spanish speakers, 1 (877) 8-HAMBRE. Summer meals are free for children 18 and under at open sites. In addition to a healthy meal, the program offers enjoyable learning activities held in a safe place where kids can play with friends and make new ones. Summer meal sites are located at libraries, schools, family centers, youth drop-in centers, park and recreation centers, faith-based organizations, day camps and food banks and many other locations where children come together during the summer months. Sites offer activities such as arts and crafts, drama, sports, computer training, music and reading that keep kids interested and coming back day after day. Ive personally visited many sites and know that the kids have a great time and enjoy good meals. We need to spread the word so that more families, parents and children a site in their community. I encourage parents and sponsoring organizations to work with their schools to send Summer outreach materials home with students before the end of school. Our Website, www.summerfood.usda.gov includes templates for creating these materials. SFSP is vitally important to the mil lions of kids who eat school lunch and school breakfast during the school year but have no nutritious alterative in the summer. Only 3 million of the 22 mil lion students who receive free or reduced price meals in the National School Lunch Program participate in a summer feeding program either through SFSP or through their school. Summertime should not be a hungry Healthy food gives kids energy so they can enjoy all the summertime fun, but also maintains their nutrition so they feel well and do well once theyre back in school. At USDA, were committed to ensur ing that all students have access to food thats in while school is out. We are here to help parents and communities make that a reality this summer.USDA joins communities to feed children during summer time meal gapfrom Kevin Concannon, DETROIT Chipola College graduate Adriane Guettler of Chipley, shown at right, was awarded $20,000 from the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program. Guettler plans to attend Florida State University as a Mechanical Engineering major. She hopes to pursue a doctorate in Mechani cal Engineering to realize her dream of working in the automotive industry. She received the Chipola Presidents Award for maintaining a perfect 4.0 GPA during her two years at Chipola. She also won the Calculus I award as the top student in all classes. She was valedictorian of Chipley High School for which she received a scholarship to Chipola. She also is a Florida Bright Futures Florida Academic Scholar. During her time at Chipola Guettler Chipola chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society. She was vice president of the Chipola Honors Club and a Sophomore Senator in the Student Government Association. She was a member of Mu Alpha Theta Math Honorary, Chipola Student Ambassadors and the Chipola Science Club. works in the Chipola Academic Center for Excellence (ACE). Bonnie Smith, Director of the ACE, says, Adriane is a great student and a great person. In addition to maintaining a perfect academic record, she has helped many students with their studies as a tutor in the ACE. Smith, who works closely with Chipolas top students, says Guettlers $20,000 scholarship may be the largest ever awarded to a Chipola student. Guettlers interests outside of school wooden furniture; gardening and riding dirt bikes. She is one of 100 national winners of the 2012 Buick Achievers Award. The nearly $9 million scholarship program launched by Buick and the General Motors Foundation in 2011 rewards outstanding students who demonstrate excellence in the classroom and community. Vivian Pickard, president, GM Foundation, said, The impact the Buick Achievers Scholarship will have on these students is immeasurable. They will have the freedom to attend and excel in most students face. With the future of manufacturing and related industries driven by new technologies, Buick and the GM Foundation developed the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program to support students interested in science, technology, engineering, math Guettlers scholarship is renewable for up to four years and one additional programs. For more information about the program, visit www.buickachievers.com.Chipley girl wins $20,000 scholarship
JUNE 20, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 23 Amendment 4 would create jobs and spur Florida economyTALLAHASSEE A pro posed Constitutional Amendment on the November 2012 ballot would create Florida jobs, grow Floridas Gross Domestic Product, and increase the personal income of Floridians, if passed, according to an inanalysis of the amendment by Florida TaxWatch, the nonpartisearch institute and government watchdog. Amendment 4, a legislatively proposed amendment to the Florida Constitution that would make changes to the property tax system, was analyzed by a new Florida TaxWatch report, Fiscal and Economic Impact of Amendment 4. Dominic M. Calabro, President and CEO of Florida TaxWatch, explained: As an integral part of our mission to educate taxpayers and citizens, Florida TaxWatch has been conducting analyses of the likely im pacts of proposed Constitutional Amendments for more than three decades, and I know that this independent analysis will help Floridians judge the potential Amendment 4 would take effect on January 1, 2013, and proposes: Florida home buyers, equal to 50 percent of the Just Value of a property up to the median Just Value of a homestead property in that county, which phases out over 5 years by reducing by 20 per cent each year; non-homestead maximum annual Assessed Value increase cap from the current 10 percent (on non-school levies) to a new level of 5 percent and an extension of non-homestead Assessed Value caps through the 2022 tax year (which also does not apply to school levies) and; ity to eliminate the Save Our Using the best available data and an advanced econometric analysis, Florida TaxWatch estimates that the passage of Amendment 4 would result in the creation of 19,483 private, nonfarm jobs over the 10-year period of the analysis (2013-2022), that Florida GDP would increase by approximately $1.1 billion, and personal income would increase by more than $5.3 billion. Jerry D. Parrish, Ph.D., Flor ida TaxWatch Chief Economist, Executive Director of the Center for Competitive Florida, and author of the study, explained that, The increased economic activity estimated by the dynamic econometric model used in this analysis is the result of the savings from Amendment 4 being distributed throughout the economy. From an economists surprising because the proposed Amendment 4 would reduce uncertainty for both personal and business investment, and when individuals and businesses can better estimate their future costs, including property taxes, they are more likely to invest. Basically, reducing the uncertainty of potentially large property tax increases will increase investment in both non-homestead residential and commercial property in Florida, and the econometric model bears The Florida TaxWatch analysis also estimates that between 319,861 and 383,810 additional home sales would occur due to the effects of Amendment 4 during the 10-year period following its passage and implementation. According to the report, the additional home sales attributable to Amendment 4, over and above those estimated to have occurred in the absence of Amendment 4, are due to the effect of the additional homestead exemption, the additional income for Floridians, and the population growth predicted by this analysis. Additionally, there are effects from both the non-homestead exemption on additional residential sales and the number of homes that are purchased by persons who have sold their homes and moved up One important effect of Amendment 4 that does not directly affect the estimates in the economic analysis but is worth noting is the effect of the non-homestead property tax cap reduction (from 10 percent to 5 percent) in reducing uncertainty. Property tax caps have two main economic effects. First, they reduce uncertainty for personal and business investment, and when businesses can better estimate their costs, including property taxes, they are more likely to invest, so reducing the uncertainty of potentially large property tax increases will increase investment in both non-homestead residential and commercial property in Florida. However, property tax caps can also reward early investors and give them an advantage over later investors, which could affect investment timing decisions, by potentially moving them to earlier periods, at the expense of future investments.Florida TaxWatch is a statewide, non-profit, non-partisan research institute that over its 32-year history has become widely recognized as the watchdog of citizens hard-earned tax dollars. Its mission is to provide high quality, independent research and education on government revenues, expenditures, taxation, public policies and programs and to increase the accountability of Florida state and local government. See the full report on Amendment 4 at Floridataxwatch.org. Amendment 4 would create 19,483 private, non-farm jobs over 10 years, increase the Florida GDP by approximately $1.1 billion, and increase personal income by more than $5.3 billion. 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