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Title: The Calhoun-Liberty journal
Portion of title: Calhoun Liberty journal
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: The Liberty Journal, Inc.
Place of Publication: Bristol Fla
Publication Date: 07-18-2012
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Bristol (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Liberty County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Liberty -- Bristol
Coordinates: 30.426944 x -84.979167 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in Sept. 1991.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 11, no. 38 (Sept. 18, 1991).
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.
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CLJNews.com WEDNESDAY, JUL Y 18, 2012 Vol. 32, No. 29JOURNAL THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY 50INCLUDES TAX Karen Sanders, seated, from Hosford, and Perry Wells, from Chipley, read about Liberty County History at the Smithsonian's Journey Stories event at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement Saturday afternoon. See more about this event on page 17. PHIL COALE PHOTO School News...18 Job Market...19 Obituaries...23 Classieds...26, 27 Legals...30 Service Directory...31 Sheriff's Log...2 Calendar...4 Commentary...6, 7 Birthdays...9 Speak Up!...11 News from the Pews...10 Tire problem on towed vehicle causes car, SUV to overturnby Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorTwo vehicles were left overturned along the side of the road following an equipment problem on a 1979 Oldsmobile that was being towed by an SUV along State Road 65, a mile and a half north of the Lowery Chip Mill Road in Liberty County Friday afternoon, according to a report by FHP Trooper Jason King. Robert Wilford, 39, of Quincy, was behind the wheel of a car that was being pulled by a chain attached to a 1996 Ford Explorer, driven by Dexter Bernard Williford, 47, also of Quincy around 3:10 p.m. The vehicles were southbound when the car experienced a problem with its left front tire, which then may have caused the brakes to lock, according to the accident report. The chain between the two vehicles tightened, causing the SUVs rear tires to loose traction and rotate toward the west shoulder of the road. As they began going off the road, both drivers attempted to steer left but overcorrected, causing both vehicles to overturn. The SUV came to rest on the drivers side, facing southeast against the left front of the car, which also landed on its roof. Both drivers escaped injury and were up walking at the scene when emergency vehicles arrived. Damages to the SUV were set at $12,000, with the cars damages set at $5,000. Both vehicles were towed from the scene by Kyles Recycling. Each driver was cited for operating a motor vehicle in a careless or negligent manner. Elementary & Middle School GRADESBES.......................... B BMS......................... B Carr......................... A WR Tolar.......................B Hosford.........................ACalhoun and Liberty Countys elementary and middle schools had a drop in scores following last weeks release of their school grades by the Florida Department of Education. Educators are not happy with the tougher grading requirements recently implemented and this year, districts throughout the state earned fewer As and Bs. Last year, both Calhoun and Liberty County were A School Districts. This year, two Calhoun Schools dropped a letter grade. Blountstown Elementary and Blountstown Middle School each went from an A to a B. Carr School held on to its A. In Liberty County, Hosford kept a tight grip on its A status while W.R. Tolar School dropped to a B from last years A. The High School grades will be released later this year.Flint Walker shows his fellow 4-Hers how to shoot during last weeks Archery Day Camp in Bristol.Page 21 Heated argument results in battery charge against woman........... 2 Calhoun mother and son arrested after dispute over his children.......2 Liberty County families featured in Smithsonian display........... 5 LCHS Class of gathers to celebrate 60th reunion........5 Woman ejected when ATV runs into mailbox on post...8JOURNEY STORIESYoungstowns origins date back to the 1880s....28 LCSB minutes...31

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Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012 CALHOUN COUNTYJuly 9 Randall Pitts, driving with license aggravated fleeing, VOP, possession of a weapon by convicted felon, aggravated assault, burglary with assault, CCSO. Emilio Vangas, sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a park, CCSO. Andre Fountain, domestic battery, CCSO. July 10 Kevin Hill, theft less than $300, ing in stolen property, CCSO. July 11 Andre Fountain, VOP, CCSO. Sarah Bridges, domestic battery, BPD. Anderson Bridges, domestic battery, BPD. July 12 Lyndon West, petty theft, BPD. Michael Prince, VOP, CCSO. July 13 Patrick Lee, VOSP (times 2), CCSO. Antwan Miller, failure to appear, CCSO. John Finney, VOCP, CCSO. Christopher Melton, VOSP, CCSO. Lyndon West, VOSP, CCSO. July 14 Ursula Wverner, driving with license suspended or revoked, FHP Bridgette Stewart, VOCP, CCSO. Jay Allen Pitts, battery (domestic), CCSO. July 15 Arthur Hiram Predatt, possession of prescription drugs without a prescription, driving with license suspended or revoked with knowledge, no motor vehicle registration, CCSO. LIBERTY COUNTYJuly 10 Nathaniel Hall, VOSP, LCSO. Curtis Adrian Lipford, petty theft, LCSO. July 11 Loretha Swearengin, VOSP, LCSO. Sarah Bridges, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Troy Phillips, aggravated battery, LCSO. Laura Kupisz, battery, LCSO. July 12 Everett J. Ellis, petty theft, LCSO. Steve Manuel, failure to appear (warrant), LCSO. July 14 Richard Burke, battery, LCSO. Audie Callejas, petty theft, LCSO. Ursula Wverner, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Blountstown Police Dept.July 9 through July 15, 2012 Citations issued: Accidents...............02 .................19 Special details Business alarms.....02 Residential alarms..........01 Complaints.............................................................109 S H ERIFFS LO G A woman who was angry that someone had written a letter to her incarcerated husband to tell him that she had cheated on him went to a residence at Snipes Trailer Park and began arguing with the person she believed responsible, according to a report from the Liberty Laura Kupisz, 43, arrived at Patrice Yates door the evening of July 8 and began screaming Yates said she told Kupisz she did not know her husband and had not written Kupisz would not listen to her and became aggressive, according to Yates, who said that the angry woman then As the argument escalated and Kupisz Yates 18-year-old son stepped between Kupisz then hit Cody Yates in the chest two or three times and shoved him backwards as she continued screaming to his mother that Cody told the angry woman after realizing the sheriffs got in her car and spun off, leaving tire marks behind in Two witnesses gave statements that Kupisz shoved Cody and had threatened to kill his A trespassing warning was issued to When a deputy went to her home to speak with Kupisz after the altercation and warned her to stay away from the Yates After determining that Kupisz started the argument that lead to the battery, a She was taken into custody July 11 on a battery charge and later released on Marianna man charged with petty theft for stealing item just after selling it at auctionA 40-year-old Marianna man is charged with petty theft, stemming from an incident that happened during an auction nearly According to the arrest report, Curtis Lipford brought a mechanical spreader to sell at F&L Auction on Burlington price of $200 and sold it to After the purchase was made, Eubanks went to get a trailer to transport the spreader from the auction both the spreader and Auction owner Felton brought several items to be auctioned that day and was issued a check for $828 after the items were Attempts over past months to contact Lipford were unsuccessful and a warrant was issued for his Man charged with aggravated battery in attack outside homeA Bristol man is charged with aggravated battery after witnesses reported seeing him attack another man in the front yard of a residence on First A deputy responding to the victim, Douglas Barnhart, 52, sitting on the front porch of the some of his teeth were missing and he appeared dazed but was able to identify his attacker as Barnhart was at the home of Amber Mathis said she looked out the window after noticing headlights and saw Barnhart on the ground being kicked and beat in ran outside and managed to After receiving medical treatment, Barnhart gave a statement that he saw a red Jeep Cherokee pull up behind him and he braced himself as exchange blows until Mathis Phillips was later released on a $5,000 Heated argument results in battery charge against womanLAURA KUPISZ CURTIS LIPFORD TROY PHILLIPS Blountstown mother and son arrested in dispute over kidsA Blountstown woman and her 27-year-old son were both arrested for battery after a family dispute that got out of hand when he returned to the home they shared to pick up his children, according to a report from the Blountstown Police A second charge was 57, when she made a threatening motion toward her son, Anderson Bridges, while they were being the report, Bridges took her hand and ran it across her throat in a threatening manner and then pointed to with her actions, Bridges An assault charge was She told officers the problem started when her son came to her Morningside Circle home July 11 to pick up his her house key from him and stated that he cursed at her and grabbed her by the arms as she was walking She told officers she didnt feel it was safe for the children to leave with had been living there but his mother kicked him out said his girlfriend was loading the children up when his mother came outside, said they werent going anywhere and started toward he stepped in front of her to stop her, she grabbed him go, he said she went toward stepped in front of her a second time and grabbed her by the arms to stop A neighbor said she didnt see who started the and came outside, where she saw the two grabbing Both were given a conditional release ANDERSON BRIDGES SARAH BRIDGES compiled by Journal Editor Teresa Eubanks ARREST REPORTS

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JULY 18, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 3 ARREST REPORTS continued from page 2 Blountstown Health and Rehab16690 SW Chipola Road, Blountstown Telephone (850) 674-4311 Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center provides short-term and long-term care in a warm, personal manhealthcare, centered on caregiver compassion, offered in a comfortable home-like setting. Come Home to Rehab found, that to succeed as a Teacher, is the same as succeeding with the the post of Supervisor of Elections is a state mandated job, I have heard agree. Elect me, and I will take our CalNothing Is Straight Up Anymore.fairness for favoritism. Discipline and rewards are based on rather than Together we can straighten things out.Choose Integrity. A Grand Ridge man traveling in a car that matched the description of one reported to be involved in an altercation in Liberty County was pulled over after he got into Calhoun County Sunday afternoon. After checking on the driver Arthur Hiram Prevatt, 27 Calhoun County Deputy Nathan Jordan learned his license had been suspended, he did not display a license tag and his older-model Toyota was not registered. During a search, the deputy located a pill identified as Klonopin. Prevatt was taken into custody for driving while license suspended or revoked with knowledge, driving an unregistered motor vehicle and possession of a prescription drug without a prescription. His car was towed from the scene and impounded. charged but was transported to the emergency room to be treated for a bump on his head. After being cleared medically, he was picked up at the hospital by a family member. Prevatt was given a conditional release.Blountstown man charged with battery on brother in dispute over dog biteA Blountstown man was charged with domestic had just been bitten by his pit bull. The mother stated that Andre Fountain, 24, needed to leave and take his dog with him after the July 9 dog attack. Fountain started cursing and screaming and got in front of his mother. When it appeared he may have been about to hit her, his brother stepped between the two and told Fountain to calm down. Fountain then punched his brother in the face. The men was able to get away. Fountain then went outside and began stopping passing cars and asked if anyone had seen his brother. His brother then stepped out from hiding, told him where he was and again, urged Fountain to calm down. An animated argument between Fountain and his brother, drew a group of onlookers as things escalated around 4 p.m., according to a report from the Calhoun Fountain then picked up a stick, walked over to his brother and swung it near him. Fountain grabbed Fountains brother punched him, slammed him on the ground and held him there until deputies arrived. Another family member arrived on the scene, which angered Fountain, who tried to charge at him but was His mother told deputies Fountain had not been taking his medication as he should. Fountain was taken into custody and held in the county jail without bond.ANDRE FOUNTAIN ARTHUR PREV ATT

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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: thejournal@fairpoint.net ADS: cljads@fairpoint.net 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 Visit us on Facebook at CLJNews Page 4 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUL Y 18, 2012Thats 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! 5,305 Wednesday, July 18 Monday, July 23 Tuesday, July 24 Sunday, July 22 Saturday, July 21 Thursday July 19 Friday, July 20TODAYS 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 7 p.m., Apalachee Restaurant #179 O.E.S., 7 p.m., Dixie Lodge in Blountstown.TODAYS MEETINGS7 p.m., Veterans Civic Center 9 a.m., WT Neal Civic Center 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 Courthouse 7 p.m., Fire House 4 p.m., Calhoun Liberty Hospital Attend the Church of your choice this Sunday BIRTHDAYS Stacey Duggar & Elijah Peterson BIRTHDAY Richard Allen Parrish BIRTHDAY Andrew B. Perkins BIRTHDAY Mark ToddOne hundred thirty-two people were in attendance at the 78th annual Oscar Hall Reunion held Saturday, July 7 at the family picnic grounds in Altha. Oscar Hall had 12 children, seven of which had descendants present. Lottie Barton of Altha is the only surviving child and four of her own children were in attendance with her. Ernie Baxter, 83, husband of Bernice Hall Baxter, was the oldest in attendance. old son of Kristy and Jeffrey Copeland of Bristol and great-great-grandson of the late Nolan Hall was the youngest present. James and Melinda Hall of Columbus, OH traveled the greatest distance. James is the son of the late Willard Hall and grandson of Oscar Hall. Parents and children enjoyed a giant way for the children to stay cool and wet. Everyone enjoyed plenty of fellowship and good food.Oscar Hall family reunion held July 7Attention Parents, Students and Bus Drivers: Beat the back to school rush for childrens immunizations, school physicals, sports physicals and bus driver physicals. Call the Calhoun County Health Department at 674-5645 to schedule your appointment now. berly will hold their annual family reunion Saturday, July 21 at the Altha Church of God Fellowship hall located on 26000 Fuqua All family and friends are invited. For more information, please contact Terence Leavy Wimberly family reunion set July 21Music by moonlight concert July 26 annual concert series at Landmark Park, the Fort Rucker 98th Army Band. Bring a lawn chair and picnic and enjoy music under the stars on the Gazebo lawn at Landmark Park. Concerts are free for everyone. No pets or alcohol allowed. for more information. Landmark Park is a 135-acre historical and natural science park located on U.S. Highway 431 North in Dothan, AL.MARIANNAChipola Baseball coach Jeff Johnson will hold two camps for High School players beginning July 30. All players entering grades nine through 12 are invited to participate. A Hitting Camp is set for Monday to 12 p.m. A Pitching Camp is set for from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cost of each camp is $100. For information, contact assistant 2332 or head coach Jeff Johnson at edu.Chipola Baseball to hold pitching and hitting camps for high school students CHIPLEY for local governments and community development organizations Wednesday, 90, Chipley. is a 50/50 matching grant that will pay for landscaping along state rights of grants to improve the visual appeal of roadway landscapes and transportation facilities and sponsor litter prevention programs. For more information on the work680 or via email at faye.mcbroom@dot. the FHBC Grant Program can be found beauty.shtm. For more Florida Department of tion follow us on twitter @myfdot_ FDOT to host Hwy & immunizationsWimberlyREUNIONAT THE ALTHA CHURCH OF GOD Doors open 9 a.m.

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JULY 18, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 5 EVENTSLiberty County families are featured in Smithsonian display at Settlement PHIL COALE PHOTOThe Smithsonian Institute is visiting Calhoun County at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement with the presentation of Journey Stories from July 14 through August 25. The exhibit focuses on the various modes of transportation used by immigrants arriving in America and the subsequent journeys these early travelers undertook to settle in a new country. Liberty County is participating in this exhibit by presenting stories from the archives of many families in the county who traveled and settled in Liberty County in the 1800s, and more recently. The compilation of the material for the countys exhibit resulted from hours of research of various archival records and contributions from many antique items on display were added to the exhibit by various families. The exhibit includes some historic photos courthouse, a scene of downtown Bristol in the early 1900s, an image of the Ford Motor Company in Telogia in the 1930s as well as pictures of the old Virginia Carson Hotel and the Bristol Hotel. One eyecatching element in the display is a large old crosscut saw, on loan from the Jimmy Chester handmade by Seab Larkins. The work of local artist and historian Minnie Shuler is also included as are some family photos, including one from the 1930s of John Henry Hunt and his granddaughter, Clio Swain. A mounted 16.2lb. spiked bass caught in Telogia Creek by Cliff Shuler is another eye-catching element on the display board, emphasizing the importance of the rivers, lakes and creeks to the residents. The Liberty County Exhibit is sponsored by the Liberty County Board of Commissioners and Liberty County Arts Council. The exhibit committee included Billie Revell, Bess Revell, Minnie Shuler and Gloria Keenan. Assisting the committee in preparing the materials were Brooke and Monte Revell, Jon Kern, Emily Shuler, and Vanelle Summers of the The exhibit is open on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.. CT, and Thursday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. CT LCHS Class of gathers to mark their 60th reunion

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Page 6 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012 COMMENTARYCORNERJerry Cox is a retired military OXS Late Night LaughsA RECAP OF RECENT OBSER V ATIONS BY LATE NIGHT TV HOSTS.Hundreds of times daily, Republican politicians and their surrogate radio and television talking heads shout out to the American people that raising taxes on the job creators, mean ing the rich folks, will prevent job creators from creating jobs. You cant tell a bigger lie than that. If FactCheck were rating the Republi cans job creator statement it would be Does anyone believe that giving a tax break to a corporation or business owner causes them to hire workers? That is so economically ignorant that it doesnt deserve a comment, but I will. Business owners are going to produce their goods and services with the least number of workers possible. The crux of the job creation argument isnt about rich people getting more tax breaks. The fundamen tal issue in creating jobs is CONSUMER DEMAND. That statement should be tattooed on the forehead of Republican politicians, their surrogate mouthpieces and every economically ignorant voter. through their demand for goods and services. When the basic guy on the street has disposable income to spend in the marketplace then jobs are created to meet consumer demand. Venture capitalists like Romneys Bain Capital do not create jobs. They lend money to or invest in companies. In return, venture capitalists get a cut of the Romney claims that he created jobs at the Staples to Staples, which then expanded. The success of the Staples chain would also have occurred if a bank had ture capitalist nor the bank created jobs. The owners of Staples created the jobs because there was demand for their product. If there was no demand for Staples goods and services, there would be no jobs and the company would close down. If you doubt this theory, then ask a local business owner what has to occur for the business owner to hire a worker. Inform the business owner that former President Bush reduced taxes in 2001 and 2003. Ask the owner if he or she then hired workers because of the Bush tax cuts. For the past decade the economy has been operat ing with the Bush tax rates which is another reason why the dont tax the job creators is hokum. Bush reduced taxes on the job creators, but the economy shed jobs during his eight years at the national helm. What happened? Right-wingers dont like to be reminded of how the dont blame it on Bush/Cheney, they blame it on Obama. True, Obama owns part of the naed under President George Bush. The There was money in the nations bank when Bush became president. During the 2000 presidential cam paign, Bush said the excess money in the national treasury belonged to the people, and he was going to give it back. That comment got him elected. In 2001 and 2003, Bush lived up to his word and retime, the U.S. became involved in two wars for which the cost were not paid. The tax cuts and the cost of two wars were funded with borrowed money. Bush passed Medicare Part D, the largest expansion of Medicare ever, which was paid for with borrowed money. Even though Republicans were in power for eight years, there wasnt a peep out of the right-wingers about the growing national debt. Bush never asked the American people to pay for these cost. There was no call for a war tax. There was no effort to have Medicare Part D participants pay for the medicines that they were receiving. In the end, debt. At best, job creation during the Bush administration was minimal. So, the claim that reducing taxes creates jobs is bogus. The U.S. has been living with the Bush tax cuts for the past decade, and if the job creator theory were true, Americas work force would be fully engaged. The national debate is now about ending the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy with incomes over $250,000 and retaining the tax cuts for everyone else. While that plays well on Main Street for President Obama, its the wrong thing to do. My view is cancel the Bush tax cuts for all of us The country prospered under the Clinton tax rates. The budget was balanced and there was money in the bank. In addition to returning to the era of Clinton tax rates, the Congress should simplify the U.S. Tax Code. money to balance the budget. The deductions in the Tax Code are the result of special interest groups lobbying the Congress. Is there a possibility that common sense will prevail The job creator mythCalifornia is so broke that San Francisco has a cover charge and two-drink minimum to jump off the Golden Gate Bridge. JAY LENOFifty Shades of Grey, the popular book, has caused more hysteria among middle-aged women than an Ann Taylor clearance sale. JIMMY KIMMEL the fence to keep us from crawling back in again. JAY LENO In an interview with CBS, President Obama said ing a story to give Americans a sense of unity. In economy wouldve been cool too. JIMMY F ALLONCalifornia is so broke that I saw a going-out-ofbusiness sign at a meth lab. JAY LENOwhole bunch of disturbing, pale characters battling each other but they settled down once the movie came on. JIMMY F ALLONSteven Tyler announced he wont be returning to host American Idol. I dont understand how anyone leaves that job. Its like, OK, well give you $20 million to just sit at a table and say I just wasnt feeling it for 12 weeks. JIMMY KIMMELThe inside of my car was so hot today that I was steering with my knees even when I wasnt texting. JAY LENOMitt Romney gave a speech at the annual NAACP conference in Houston. Why, I dont know. Maybe he confused NAACP with NASCAR. JIMMY KIMMELIt was so hot today I was sweating like Mitt Romney trying to differentiate between Romneycare and Obamacare. JAY LENOI secretly want Romney to win because, look, Im a comedian. Mitt Romney is an ultra-Caucasian Mormon zillionaire who uses his dog as a hood ornament. For me not to secretly want him as President, its like Halliburton secretly not wanting a war. BILL MAHERIn a new interview, Mitt Romney said he doesnt doesnt manage them. Yeah, he would have said more, but he had to give a speech on why hes JIMMY F ALLONThere are rumors on the Internet that Kris Jenner is cheating on Bruce Jenner. Imagine Bruces face JAY LENO enter a same-sex marriage. As opposed to most congressmen, who prefer to just enter someone elses marriage. JIMMY F ALLONTheres talk that if Jennifer Lopez leaves American Idol theyre going to bring back Paula Abdul. Insiders say Paula was chosen over Chief Justice John Roberts, who producers felt was too unpre dictable. JAY LENOJohn Boehner, who is speaker of the House of Representatives, is super tan, he cries, and he drinks. He should be speaker of the Jersey Shore house. JIMMY KIMMELAt a Democratic fundraiser in Seattle earlier this week, V ice President Biden said that Romneys economic policies were George Bush on steroids as opposed to Obamas policies, which are Jimmy Carter on Ambien. JAY LENO

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JULY 18, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 7 COMMENTARY WASHINGTONMERRY-GO-ROUNDby Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift WASHINGTON Watching the Republicans during the primaries earlier this year fooled some Democrats into thinking whoever emerged would be a weak candidate and that President Obama would handily win reelection. Mitt Romney has proved remarkably resilient and the stalled economy makes his election plausible, a hard truth that the president and his allies have come to realize. Both sides are pouring millions into ads in the critical swing states. Theyve spent more money so far than during the entire Bush-Gore campaign in 2000 and that was no cakewalk. Yet the race remains stuck where it was in the early spring. Obama has a small lead in the battleground states and the race is even nationally, with neither candidate reaching the crucial 50 percent mark. Given the weakness of the economy, its a testament to Obama that he has kept an edge over Romney. The one issue that could have sunk the president was health care reform. Instead, the politics have shifted just enough since the Supreme Court ruled the Affordable Care Act (ACA) constitutional. Obamas signature domestic achievement, after being reviled for the last two years, may end up helping him. The fact that it was Chief Justice John Roberts who gave the thumbs-up to ObamaCare undercuts the Republicans argument that it is big-government socialism and opens the door for Democrats to explain whats in the plan. People like the various components; they dont like the mandate, which only affects people who can afford health insurance and refuse to buy it. Romney called the mandate a free riders penalty when he was governor of Massachusetts and signed RomneyCare into law. Now Republicans call it, falsely, the biggest tax increase in history. Republicans in the House voted yet again last week to repeal ObamaCare, but hospitals around the country are embracing the law because it solves the indigent pay problem. If everybody has insurance, hospitals wont be stuck with bills for providing uncompensated care. As various provisions of the law go into effect, theyre proving workable and popular. Adult children can stay on their parents policy, which is a provision that MSNBCs Joe Scarborough, a former Republican congressman and an avowed conservative, sheepishly admitted his 24-year-old son was taking advantage of. Children with preexisting conditions cannot be denied insurance and when the ACA is fully in effect, that provision will apply to adults as well. Lifetime caps set by insurance companies will be a thing of the past, so people with catastrophic illnesses wont exhaust Critics of ObamaCare say they dont like government getting between a patient and their doctor. Insurance companies have had that role and what government is doing with the ACA is of the patient. Admittedly, its a hard case to make after two years of relent less attacks on ObamaCare as a big-government takeover, but ask anyone who receives Medicare if they like the program and youre likely to get a yes. The classic misbegotten sign during the Tea Party rallies of 2010 was Keep the governments hands off my Medicare. Finally, Obamas national plan was modeled on the Massachusetts plan, which Romney championed along with the late Senator Ted Kennedy. It is working well, it is popular and it has not exploded the state budget, as critics predicted. Anyone angry enough over ObamaCare to vote against the president on that basis alone has already made the position clear to the pollsters. The president has nothing more to lose over his historic victory on health care. This election will turn on leadership and thanks to the Supreme Court, Obamas leadership has been vindicated. In a rational world, Romney would be claiming credit for forging the way on health care. Instead of down playing his signature domestic achievement, he would point out that Obama imitated him then wed have a real contest.ObamaCare helping Obama

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Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012The Gardening Friends of the Big Bend (GFBB) will be presenting an all-day workshop, Fall Growceries and what to do with them, Saturday, August 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the University of Floridas Research and Education Center on Rt. 267 in Quincy (1/4 mile north of I-10/east side of road). Registration, with coffee and snacks, will start at 8:30 a.m. The program will include a multitude of infor mation on such topics as: Fall Vegetables & How to Care for them, Herbs for the Panhandle, Easy Fruits for the Landscape, Growing Organically, Alternate Planting Practices such as small greenhouses, raised bed and container gardening and wrapping up with Food Preservation Principles. The speakers include Extension Agents, Master Gardeners and local business people such as Betsy Smith from MeltonSmith Landscape Art in Crawfordville and Her man Holley/Louise Devine from Turkey Hill Farm in Leon County. The speaker volunteers will be bringing some of their products for display and to sell. There will be a GFBB sponsored Plant Sale immediately following the program. The cost for this Workshop to GFBB members is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. The cost for nonmembers is $20 in advance or $25 at the door. This includes all printed mate rials, coffee and snacks, lunch, door prizes and a wealth of information! Preregistration is highly recommended due to space limitations. Those preregistering and prepaying will receive two door prize tickets in their packets! For more information and/or to register, e-mail friends@ifas.ufl.edu or B419@aol.com. Alternatively you may call Jill Williams at (850) 663-2280. Mail checks to the center at 155 Research Road Quincy, Florida 32351.Gardening Friends of Big Bend all day workshop set Aug. 11 Rider thrown when ATV hits mailbox and post by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorAn afternoon ride on a threeTallahassee hospital for a Bristol woman on Friday the 13th, less than an hour after emergency responders went to the scene of a two-vehicle crash north of Hosford. According to the report by FHP Trooper Sterling Stafford, 30-year-old Mindy Hagerman was riding a 1985 Honda Big Red three-wheeler east on the shoulder of CR 12 South and was approaching CR 379 when she lost control of the ATV and ran into a post holding two mailboxes. She went right into the mailbox, overturned and was thrown off, the trooper said. Hagerman was thrown about 12 feet from the point of impact. The trooper was unsure of her injuries but learned that evening that she was listed in stable condition at the hospital. He said it was likely that she hit a bump or started to cross the road when the three-wheeler crashed. I dont think speed was a factor, Stafford said about the 3:58 p.m. accident. I just think she made a bad decision. He said a citation will be issued for operating an ATV on an unauthorized road. You cant drive an ATV on the shoulder of a county or state-maintained road, he explained. You can only ride on private property or in the National Forest. VOTE AUGUST 14 FOR RENE A TTA W A Y CRA WFORD A CLERK YOU CAN COUNT ON! Rene Attaway CrawfordPOLITICAL AD PAID FOR BY RENE ATTAWAY CRAWFORD, DEMOCRAT, FOR CLERK OF COURT for CALHOUN COUNTYClerk of CourtWhen I look at my twin granddaughters, I remember what my Grandmother, Elon White, would often say, We didnt come here to stay. We came to make a difference! Elect Renee Attaway Crawford as Clerk of Court and I will make a difference. AS YOUR NEXT CLERK, I WILL:requiring appointments practices to protect and preof access to public records I will use my background business and technology to DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTOSBECOME A VOLUNTEERHELP AN ABUSED, NEGLECTED OR OTHERWISE AT -RISK CHILD BY BECOMING A VOLUNTEER GUARDIAN AD LITEM. FLORIDA GUARDIAN AD LITEM FOUNDATIONPHONE (850) 410-4642DISCOVER HOW YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN A CHILDS LIFE.

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JULY 18, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 9 Happy 26TH BirthdayStacey DuggarJuly 18 With all our Love, Mom and familyDebbie Duggar RUBY CLA R KPaid Political Advertisement Paid for and Approved by Ruby Clark, Democrat, for Calhoun County Tax Collector PERSONAL Keith and I have been married for the past 34 years. We have one son, Scott, and a granddaughter, Emalee. Scott and Keith have had a plumbing business, KC & Son Repairs in Blountstown for 16 years. Im an active member of Travelers Rest Freewill Baptist Church in Clarksville. EXPERIENCE the Assistant Tax Collector (2004-2008). One year in the Jackson County different Tax Collectors: the Honorable Barbara A. Davis, the Honorable Doris Burkett and currently with the Honorable Sherry A. Brown.for Calhoun CountyTax CollectorElect on August 14 On August 14th please vote for proven honesty, integrity and leadership ability. Ruby Clarkfor Calhoun County Tax Collector James R. Ronnie celebrated his 60th birthday on July 16, 2012. James R. Ronnie is the son of Cassie Merle Pullam of Bristol and the late James Manning. Husband of Michele S. Manning and father of James Eric, Mitchell, Aleah and Selah. He has 5 grandchildren, Ember, Sydney, Shelby, Rylan and Cheyanne. He celebrated his birthday at Camel Lake with a host of family and friends. James R. Ronnie enjoys his grandchildren, working on computers, family genealogy and reading.James R. Ronnie MANNINGHappy 60THBirthday Payment $2,500 Chevy Silverado Ex-Cab0% interestDaylight Auto Financing2816 Hwy 98 West Panama City, FL 32401(850) 215-1769Hours 9 a.m.-9 p.m.You are automatically approved if you can make your payments on time Happy BirthdayJUSTIN AND JOSHUA TA YLORJustin and Joshua Taylor are celebrating their 10th birthday Wednesday, July 18. They are the sons of Ferlon and Robbin Baggett of Altha and Glenn Taylor of Orange Park. Their grandparents are Vern and Gloria Messinger of Hosford and Donnie and Camille Tharpe of Marianna. They enjoy riding horses, kayaking on the river and playing with their friends. ELYSSAH KA YLA HAR VELLElyssah Kayla Harvell celebrated her sixth birthday Tuesday, July 17, along with her mother who turned 41. She is the daughter of Joanna and Bubba Harvell. Her grandparents are Louise Tipton, Rudy Maguder and Floyd Harvell, Sr., all of Bristol, and Patricia Marshall of Steinhatchee. She has a big sister, Crystal and big brother, Mikey. She enjoys spending time with her uncle, John El Tipton, going to church and being outside. She also loves animals, especially horses and her cats. KALY BROOK P ARTRIDGEKaly Brook Partridge celebrated her 13th birthday Monday, July 2. She is the daughter of Kevin and Amy Partridge of Bristol. Her grandparents are Jack and Cathy Revell of Bristol and Daniel and Fannie Partridge of Sumatra. Her great-grandparents are Horace and Joyce Cushing of Talla hassee and Nelle Brock of Havana. She enjoys being on the go! She enjoys cheering, volleyball and softball. She likes to hang out with family and friends, especially her best friend, Cheyanne. She enjoys being the big sister of Kacy and Jake.JAKE DANIEL P ARTRIDGE birthday Wednesday, July 18. He is the son of Kevin and Amy Partridge of Bristol. His grandparents are Daniel and Fannie Partridge of Sumatra and Jack and Cathy Revell of Bristol. His great-grandparents are Horace and Joyce Cushing of Tallahassee and Nelle Brock of Havana. He enjoys being spoiled by Granny, playing chase with Heidi, riding the golf cart with his sisters, Kaly and Kacy and being loved by all.

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Page 10 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012 ATTENTION! VOTERS OF CALHOUN COUNTYWe are Thomas and Caroline Howell. Our dad is Ray Howell and he is running for Clerk of Court for Calhoun County. He is the best dad and I know he is the best candidate for Clerk of Court. Please vote for him for Clerk of Court on August 14. Thank You, Thomas and CarolineRAYHOWELLFOR Clerk of Court LOGGERS! Dont get stopped in your tracks. Call us!Premium namebrand tires TELOGIA BAP TIST CHURCH VBS Our pilots are fueled up and ready for take-off for an Amazing Wonders Aviation VBS. VBS will be July 22 26 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. We are preparing to Amazing natural wonders. The kids will eat at the Paricutin Volcano, make the most canned food items will have a popsicle party during missions. Our goal is 700 cans if we reach this the face on family night. So lets get those cans coming in. We will kick-off our VBS Saturday, July 21 with A Flying High VBS Funday. There will be a large water slide, an airport shuttle ride, games and free food from the Amazing Wonders Aviation hotdog stand. This will be a great time to take advantage of early registration. Anyone who brings a canned food item to this event will receive Awesome Power. If you need a ride to VBS, please call Brad Kincaid at 273-1444 or 379-3206. CORINTH BAPTIST CHURCH SKY Vacation Bible School (VBS) was a great time for all with to the water balloons and then especially the yummy SKY VBS was held Sunday, June 10 through Wednesday, June 13, from 5:30 8:30 p.m. each night. Bible lessons, crafts, singing and games were among some of the activities the children and workfriends to VBS is presented with a Bible during the Family Night program which was held Thursday, June 14. There was an extra special treat added in for this year, none other than a Dinner Date ride in Herbie, The Love Bug chauffeured by Pastor Kyle and First were Zach Flanagan and Kelby Fine. A special shout out of thanks for donations provided gly of Bristol and Frito Lay. The hours and labor of love that went into the success of the VBS have not gone unnoticed. FISH FR Y is invited to come out and meet our new pastor. For more infor mation, please call (850) 274-7755. PROJECT LINUSpel is interested ect Linus chapter year with the national headquarters. August is the next and different ways to get material donated. Because there is an application fee, we need to know if there is an interest. Blankets may be crocheted or the edges. Please call Janice Harris at 674-1225 or email her at mainebound15@yahoo.com. Blankets are provided to children from infancy to age 18. Please contact us if you have an organization that would be interested in distributing. Also, we need businesses that are interested in making a donation for materials... this could be money, or fabric and yarn. Please contact us by August 1 so a decision can be made to pursue this endeavour. Thank you in advance for your interest. The church phone number is 674-1225 and the website is carrchapelac.com. If you do not have a BACK T O SCHOOL SUPPLIES Open Arms giving away back to school supplies to children in surrounding communities Saturday, July 28 at 10 a.m. The church is located on the corner of Hwy. 73 and For more information, please contact Pastor Bill BIG W A VE DISCOVER Y Beginning July 29, Big Wave Discovery. The event is for kids, ages Kg. through third grade. The VBS schedule is as follows: VBS at 6:30 p.m. Water slide and cook out at 7 p.m. 1 VBS fun at 6:30 p.m. program and refreshments at 7:30 p.m. For more information, please call Jill Davis at (850) 643-2658. Note of ThanksThe family of Jeanette Johnson would like to take this opportunity to express our deepest gratitude and appreciation for the support, kindness, and caring that was shown by so many in the loss of our loved one. and compassionate in their care. We are grateful for so many friends and relatives who brought food and worked tirelessly to show your love and compassion. The service by Pastors Stallworth and Throckmorton, along with others, was heartwarming. The congregation outstanding in the musical presentation. We are grateful for each and every visit, card, call and each and every act of kindness and compassion shown by everyone. Your expression of kindness and support will live with be showered on each of you. The family of Jeanette Johnson NEWS FROM THE PEWSBECOME A VOLUNTEER HELP AN ABUSED, NEGLECTED OR OTHERWISE AT -RISK CHILD BY BECOMING A VOLUNTEER GUARDIAN AD LITEM.FLORIDA GUARDIAN AD LITEM FOUNDATIONPHONE (850) 410-4642DISCOVER HOW YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN A CHILDS LIFE.

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JULY 18, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 11 To the editor: I am hearing many negative remarks about the consolidation of voting precincts in Calhoun County. Now you have to leave your comfort zone to vote. How many of you remember when we only had two precincts? One in Altha and one in Blountstown. The candidates would hire people to go out and bring the folks in to vote. They may also have given the voter a cool refreshing drink while pumping him up for the right man for the job. Well times have changed! Along came big government with money. The war was over and more people came and with them, more frills and with the frills, more voting precinctssome of them within a stones throw of your homes. Now! Lo and behold! Here comes consolidation! You have to drive eight to 10 miles to vote! Yet, They dont consider the working man, duh! Do you have any idea what it costs to operate a voting precinct? The costs vary depending on the size of the district. Prior to the consolidation there were three voteach other; one at Henderson Mill, one in Pine Island and one at the Library on North Pear. It takes six to eight people to properly conduct the voting, per the law. These Poll Workers are trained for three to four hours prior to election day. Then on election day they report to the precinct at six oclock, bringing their own lunch and must stay until the polls close at seven oclock, then the votes are counted by the voting machines and reported to the supervisors home. That is 13 and a half hours plus the training time prior to election day. They are paid $116 each for their efforts. Let us do a little math. For a precinct with six workers, that is $696 for labor. With two precincts using 12 workers and one precinct using eight workers, we have 20 workers for three precincts at $116 each, we have $2,320 labor plus the costs of connecting telephone lines, the machines and supplies needed in each precinct. We had 11 precincts before the consolidation. The expenses quoted here are for only three precincts. The Henderson Mill precinct is termite-infested. It would have to be replaced. New equipment has been purchased to improve the voting process and to eliminate workers. The four precincts relocated to the civic center will use only 10 workers instead of 24. In 2016 all counties in Florida will be required to have this new equipment. More over, when the County Commission reviewed the savings involved in the consolidation, they approved it. If this consolidation will inconvenience you on election day, you may vote early at the supervisors Just take the Fannin Avenue door, then the elevator and you have no get an absentee ballot. Just return it before election day. I dare to say you will be in town several times before election day. Just an after thought; If you election, would you do something that caused you negative reviews? I dont think so! This consolidation is better for everyone and will save the County and YOU, the taxpayer, money. Now who doesnt want our See you at the polls! Margie Mason, BlountstownPoll consolidation saves a lot of money SPEAK UP!WITH A LETTER TO THE EDITORWrite: The Calhoun-Liberty Journal P.O. Box 536, Bristol 32321 Glenn KimbrelELECTCALHOUN COUNTYSHERIFFI believe that COMMUNICATION with the citizens is the most important way to build a strong, effective Sheriffs Department! I want the opportunity to bring an OPEN DOOR POLICY to YOU the citizens of Calhoun County as your next Sheriff! YOU, the citizens, to talk to you and hear any of your concerns. different areas of the county to meet and talk to YOU! order to better serve YOU! 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We appreciate the fervor with which many of you have for the political process and your preferred candidates and will be glad to help you with a political ad, which must have a disclaimer at the bottom indicating who the ad is for and who is paying for it. Please note that any letters we do run must always be signed and include the writers phone number and town of residence so that we can verify it. We have received a number of anonymous letters, which, while certainly interesting to read, we are unable to publish. Thank you

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Page 12 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012 Sue Summersfor Superintendent of Liberty Co. SchoolsLET EXPERIENCE WORK FOR YOU! Dear Citizens: As the Superintendent of Schools, I am very proud of the last four years and the many accomplishments we have achieved. As a result of the hard work and continued commitment to excellence and learning by the teachers, administrators, staff, and parents, the students of Liberty County continue to make great strides. If you reelect me on August 14, my goals for the next four years are: students can earn more college credit before graduating high school earn while in high school return to school by offering an alternative program computer based instruction ELECT To the Citizens of Liberty County: I want to thank you for the opportunity and privilege to continue to serve you as the Liberty County Judge. I am humbled and honored by the trust you have placed in me and will continue to strive to discharge this responsibility with a heart for fairness, justice, and integrity. As always, I love Liberty County and will continue to seek what is best for our citizens even if it requires tough love in the performance of my duties as your judge. Thanks again for your Kenneth L. Hosford Liberty County JudgePaid by Kenneth L. Hosford for Liberty County JudgeThank You NO HIDDEN CHARGES: It is our policy that the patient and any other person responsible for payments has the right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed by payment or any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours or responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment.Cataracts? Now a reality for many.Lee Mullis M.D. and Cataract SpecialistSmart Lenses SM procedure can produce clear vision without eyeglasses.Close-up, Far away & In-between CALL TODAY for a Smart Lens Evaluation Mullis Eye Institute 4320 5th Ave. Marianna(2 Blks from Jackson Hospital)(850) 526-7775 or 1(800)769-3429 How are the worlds reptile species faring in terms of population numbers and endangered status? Whats being done, if anything, to help them? The worlds reptilesturtles, snakes, lizards, alligators and crocodilesare indeed in trouble. The International Union for Conservation of Nature, which publishes an annual global roster of threatened and endangered species called the Red List, considers some 664 species of reptilesrepresenting more than 20 percent of known reptile species worldwideas endangered or facing extinction. Meanwhile, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service considers about 10 percent of American reptiles threatened or endangered. Why care? The Biological Diver sity (CBD) considers reptiles amazing creatures with clever adaptations that have helped them survive for millions of years. CBD also points out that reptiles are valuable indicators of wider ecological health. Because many reptile species are long-lived and relatively slow-moving, they suffer from disturbances like habitat loss or pollution for extended periods, the group reports, adding that a diverse community of reptiles living in a given area is evidence of a healthy ecosystem that can support the plant and animal life they and other species need for food and cover. So whats causing the reptiles decline? While habitat loss is the most obvious cause of endangerment, declines are even even occurring in pristine areas from threats such as disease, UV radiation and climate change, reports CBD. Overcollecting and unregulated hunting also are taking a toll on reptile populations. In order to help stem the tide of reptile loss, CBD lever ages the court system to pressure the federal government to protect at-risk species. For instance, back in 2004 the group worked with the Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection in shovel-nosed snake, which dwells in the quickly disappearing wild desert around fast-growing cities like Tucson and Phoenix, to the federal list of endangered species. Finally in 2011 the federal government agreed that it would add the snake to its list of endangered species which will help it get the habitat protection needed to ensure long term survival. CBD also works on other fronts for reptiles. The groups campaign to outlaw rattlesnake round-upscontests whereby hunters collect and kill as many snakes as they can in a year has helped stem population declines of eastern diamondback rattlesnakes. And CBDs efforts to educate the public about the plight of freshwater turtles, which are overcollected for food and the pet trade in the southern and midwestern parts of the U.S., helped convince regulate turtle harvests. One way everyone can help reptile species in decline is to make our backyards friendly to them. The U.S. Geological Surveys Patuxent Wildlife Research Center offers tips on what to plant and how to arrange a landscape to encourage reptiles and other wildlife. Landowners that take these steps may be rewarded with fewer pests, given reptiles taste for large numbers of mosquitoes and other insects as well as small rodents. Other pro-reptile tips include driving carefully (road mortality is a big issue for snakes, turtles and other species) and keeping outside areas around your property free of garbage that might attract raccoons, crows and other pests that also prey on reptiles. 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JULY 18, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 13 T upperware Call Beth EubanksYOUR Tupperware Consultant at (850) 643-2498 or (850) 570-0235Go for the GoldThese high-performance favorites set the gold standard in kitchen storage. Buy now & save! Best of the Latest Country Charted songs, mixed in with your favorite oldies.WPHK Radio K-102.7 FMWYBT Radio Y-1000 AM K102.7 FM Hometown News, weather and river readings at 8 a.m. ET. Our daily newscast also airs at 1 p.m. and again at 5 p.m. ET.Swap Shopfrom 9-10 a.m. ET Buy, Sell, Trade or Give Stuff Away.We've got the fence posts to meet your needs. Liberty Post & Barn Pole, Inc.Dempsey Barron Road, Bristol (off Hwy. 12 N) Phone (850) 643-5995MARIANNA The U.S. Department of Labor recently awarded a $3.9 million grant to Chipola College and the University of West Florida to provide education, training and job placement assistance to meet the demand for high-skill workers in Northwest Florida. The project, Florida Hire Ed, allows Chipola College to enhance or increase the employment prospects for lowincome or under-employed individuals in Holmes, Washington, Jackson, Liberty and Calhoun counties. Funds will not pay for tuition; however, funds will support additional services for participants, such as textbooks, online course access and industry exams. Chipola College and UWF will eninformation technology and healthcare. cates that represent portable skills recognized by employers nation-wide. Programs at Chipola College and Washington-Holmes Technical Center included in this project will prepare information technology students to CompTIA A+, CompTIA Security +, Windows 7 (level 1), Server 2008, CompTIA Network +, and Ethical Hacking (level 2). Health sciences programs included in the project are Medical Technician, Paramedic, and Bridge-to-ADN students. Chipola president Dr. Gene Prough, said, This project comes at the per fect time for the college and the local economy. This grant will allow us to provide the necessary training that positions. We look forward to working with UWF, the Washington-Holmes Technical Center and the Chipola Regional Workforce Board as partners in training more students for high-skill, high-wage jobs in technology and health care. made available about the new training step, prospective students may visit the and complete the participant application form to determine their eligibility for assistance. For information on this and other programs served by the One Stop Center systems, call (850) 718-0326 or (850) 638-6089. The contact person at Chipola College is Vicki Mathis at (850) 718-2289. The Washington-Holmes contact is Stephanie Halley at (850) 638-1190. Chipola offers help for the unemployed & underemployed Political Advertisement Paid for and Approved by Donnie Conyers, Democrat for Liberty County Sheriff Liberty County Sheriff We stand with our Sheriff in this photo to support, endorse and pledge our commitment to both him and to all the citizens of Liberty County. Through Sheriff Conyers leadership, Liberty County was recognized as the Safest County in Florida, and we pledge to continue to strive to keep your families safe. Donnie Conyers OurHE IS TRULY ONE OF US! Please join with us And help us to keep

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Page 14 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012 Why the turtle?Find out at electscottphillips.com and come enjoy a Free Fish Fry Friday, July 20 at 5 p.m. Paid by Scott Phillips, Democrat, for County Commissioner, Dist. 5Man arrested for riding off with someone elses bikeA 27-year-old Hosford man is being held without bond after he took off on someone elses bike when he was asked to leave a home in the early morning hours of July 9. According to the arrest report, Everette Jedadiah Ellis was at a Dewber Road residence late Sunday night when others there who said they were alarmed that he was drinking and smoking Mojo told him to leave due to his behavior. When he departed sometime after midnight, a witness saw him take off on an 18-speed Roadmaster bike that belonged to Tammi Williams. A warrant was issued for Ellis, who was taken into custody July 11. He is being held without bond for violation of probation.Domestic dispute report in Hosford results in arrestsA woman wanted on an outstanding warrant for petty theft was taken into custody after a Liberty County Sheriffs Deputy responded to a report of a domestic dispute in Hosford Saturday night. Deputy Jonathan Gentry arrived at a Burlington Road residence and spoke with Richard Earl Burke, 53, who said he and his girlfriend, Audie Callejas, had been drinking and got into an argument. She had left and gone to a neighbors home before the deputy arrived. After running a check on Callejas, the deputy learned she was wanted on a petty theft charge. She was taken into custody. Burke was also arrested and charged with battery.EVERETT ELLIS RICHARD BURKE AUDIE CALLEJAS A 27-year-old man from Stuart, FL is currently being held on $20,000 bond following his arrest for selling crack cocaine in Blountstown late last year. Emilo Vargas was taken into custody after a confidential source was used to make a purchase from him on Lockwood Avenue on Nov. 17, 2011. According to the arrest report, someone working with the drug task force made a controlled purchase of crack cocaine, using $40 in cash from which the serial numbers had been recorded. The source made contact with Vargas and exchanged $20 for an unspecified amount of the drug. The transaction, which was recorded, took part within 1,000 feet of several churches and two parks. Vargas is charged with the sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a park.Man arrested for selling go-kartA Bristol man is facing several charges after he failed to repair a customers go-kart and instead, sold it to a recycler. Kevin Hill, 51, had agreed to this year. He had been working out of a repair shop on SR 71 South. The owner of the Hammerhead Twister go-kart said she last saw her property at the shop this past February, several weeks after originally bringing it in. When she later paid a visit to the shop, she discovered that neither Hill nor the go-kart were there. An investigation by the Calhoun County the go-kart had been sold for recycling at Cumbaa Enterprises. In May, an employee there recalled seeing something similar to the missing go-kart several months earlier. When the companys records were reviewed, a ticket was found that documented that the go-kart was sold for $78 for recycling on March 22 by Kevin Hill. Hill has been charged with theft of property worth less than $300, false verification of ownership and dealing in stolen property. He was given a conditional release following his arrest on July 10.Man charged with selling cocaineEMILIO VARGAS KEVIN HILL ARREST REPORTS continued from page 3 MAKE A NOTE ads in by noon Saturday! Email: thejournal@fairpoint.net

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JULY 18, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 15 VOTE FOR AND ELECT Thomas FLOWERSCalhoun County Commissioner, District 5 Proven Leadership Honesty and Integrity Financial Experience (25 years) Local Small Business Owner Family Oriented A Positive ChangeI Desire to Serve as a Public Servant and Not a Politician.Paid Political Advertisement by Thomas Flowers, Democrat, for Calhoun County Commissioner, District 5 Located at 20634 E. Central in Blountstown (850) 674-8801 "Fine Jewelry & Gifts"The Diamond Corner $10OFF1 Pair Jeans at The Diamond Corner SAVINGS Come in and check out all the New Colors of Man charged with stealing beerA 21-year-old Blountstown man is being held on $1,500 bond after surveillance video at the Central Avenue East Southern Express showed him going to the back of the store and taking two beers from a case of Bud Light Platinum on May 3. video putting the two bottles in his pants. He took two more bottles and brought them to the counter and paid for them, according to a report from the Blountstown Police Department. He was charged by a warrant and taken into custody July 12.A Blountstown man charged with battery following dispute with wifeA Blountstown man was taken into custody after his wife called to report that he had hit her twice. Deputy Nathan Jordan was dispatched to the couples home on 22nd Street and en route, he saw Jay Allen Pitts, 51, walking along SR 20. He pulled up to speak with Pitts and asked him to get in the patrol car so they could go to the house. to speak with Pitts wife, she told him they had been arguing all day due to her husbands drinking. She said she locked him out of the house to banging on the door to get inside so he could get another drink. She said she opened the door and said he could come in if he would act reasonably. She said he entered the home and started yelling and cursing. She said she picked up the phone and went outside to call 911. She stated that as she was walking out, Pitts came up behind her and hit her in the head and neck multiple times. He then left and began walking down the street. He was charged with battery and is being held without bond.L YNDON WEST JAY ALLEN PITTS continued from page 14 ARREST REPORTS

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Page 16 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012 WEATHER A shelf cloud is shown rolling through downtown Blountstown at 3:10 p.m. on Tuesday in this photo by local weather watcher Jean E. Weeks. She explains that a shelf cloud sometimes forms ahead of a severe, long-lasting thunderstorm such as a mesoscale convective system (MCS), multicell or supercell. Cold downdraft air surges out along the surface and lifts the (usually conditionally stable) warm air ahead of the storm up to condensation level. A smooth shelf-like cloud forms, skirting the thunderstorm. The shelf cloud is usually accompanied by a gustfront. JEAN E. WEEKS PHOTO AFTERNOON STORM CLOUD Thunderstorms can be a wonder to behold ... for humans. Pets, however, may not be so enamored with the booms and crashes of thunder. Dogs, cats, even small rodents often become creatures of habit. They like knowing they are secure and what's to come next. Surprises and extraordinary events can put pets on edge. Loud noises often spook pets. Everything from noisy possibly leading to unpredictable behavior. Summer can induce anxiety in pets. Many cats and dogs will try to hide when they hear thunder or other loud noises. Pet parents can play off of this behavior and create safe sanctuaries to which their pets can retreat to ride out the noise. The following are a few tips to reduce pet anxiety when thunderstorms roll in. Set up a comforting den. If your dog or cat sleeps in a crate, cage or a special nook in the house, use this area to establish a safe haven. Put comfortable pillows or mats on items will help mask the sights and sounds of outdoors. Put in familiar toys or even one of your shirts to establish familiar and comforting scents. Keep the windows closed and the drapes drawn. Minimize what cats and dogs can see or hear. If they don't know what is occurring outside, they likely won't be frightened. However, many pets have very good hearing, so loud thunderclaps might still be audible. Put on soothing music. Throw on a show or songs that have steady, repetitive beats. This, too, will help mask the unpredictable sounds of a storm. Walk your dog before the storm hits. Don't punish the pet. Stressed pets may soil indoors, cower, fail to respond to commands, or engage in destructive behavior. It is important not to admonish the pet simply because he or she is scared. Doing so may only make the situation worse. Don't comfort the pet, either. It may be tempting to sit and cuddle a dog or cat and reassure him that everything will be alright. This fawning over the pet may only help to reinforce negative behavior and the pet's inability to overcome the fears himself. Talk to the vet. If fears are paralyzing your pet, talk medication use may help assuage fears. Some vets prescribe a mild tranquilizer to help pets. Because fear can cause skittishness, many pets end up running away from home during storms. It is imperative to returned promptly if found. Calm frightened felines and fearful Fidos when a thunderstorm begins

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JULY 18, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 17 J ourney StoriesLEFT: R. L. Alford reads a bit of Calhoun County history as he points to a picture he found in one of the historical records at Saturdays reception to celebrate the opening of the Smithsonians Journey Stories display at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement in Blountstown. BELOW LEFT: The hand of Sharon Crews rests on a historical record of Liberty County that included a picture of her grandfather. BELOW: Susan Mills examines a table LEFT: Students visiting the exfor the names of their grandphoto or two. BELOW FAR LEFT: The image of the old Blountstown High School buildBELOW: A Moonshiner doll sits next to a framed slogan discouraging the use of alcohol. PHIL COALE PHOTOS The Journey Stories display will remain set up in the Clubhouse at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement through August 25. It features photos, stories and person al mementos from families who traveled to the Florida Panhandle

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This year, Blountstown High School will be implementing the use of parking decals. Any student who drives to school will be required to purchase a decal. Each student will be assigned a permanent parking spot on campus for the school year. This new requirement has been imple mented to increase the safety and security of BHS students and their personal property. The money earned from parking decals will go towards student activities. Beginning August 1 BHS students can come sign up for their parking decals. Decals can be picked up from Brenda Burnsed or Carmen Overholt; the cost is $10. Students will need to bring a copy of their drivers license, proof of insurance and license plate number; students will also need to be able to provide make, model, color and year of the vehicle. Seniors: Off-campus lunch forms will be available beginning August 1, 2012; we encourage seniors to bring in their day of school. Please see Brenda Algebra 1 End-of-Course Exam Retake will be administered on August 7, 2012; any student partici pating in retakes will be contacted with detailed information on testing. The next ACT will be held at Blountstown High School September 8. The registration deadline is August 17. Registration packets are not available at this time, students are encouraged to register online at www. actstudent.org. Blountstown High School Open House will be held August 9 from 5-7 p.m.; students can pick up their class schedules at Open House. Page 18 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012Students in the Liberty Educational Adminstration PreK & Kindergarten (LEAC) program in Bristol have been working hard to get in shape this summer. We have been practicing our sit ups, pushups and stretching exercises! Every one of our campers has shown an improvement in how many they can do of each one in one minute. We are so proud of all the progress they have made. this summer, too. We have been learning about all the different kinds of clouds and making our own too. Every time we go outside we talk about the clouds and what they look like and why they move the way they do. Our campers have enjoyed learning about their 5 senses and how to make healthy food choices. We have all learned so much about many things this summer and will be doing so until the very end of camp! BELOW LEFT: Gracie Faulk and Jalyn Lago make their Students getting into shape at campABOVE: Jordan Pride LEFT: Amanda to touch Landric Snow own blountstown high schoolBHS implements new parking rules altha wildcatsThe volleyball program at Altha School will have volleyball tryouts for the 2012 season Monday and Tuesday, August 6 and 7 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Athletes are asked to arrive at 3:30 p.m. to sign in and verify eligibility. To be eligible, students must be rising sixth to 12th grade students at either Altha Public School or Carr School. Students must have all of the following: 1) 2.0 GPA 2) current school physical (less than a year old) 3) signed parental release form Tryouts will be for potential middle school, junior varsity and varsity teams. The teams will be cut on the last day of tryouts and regular season practice will begin Wednesday, August 8. To possibly become part of the team, you must attend both tryout dates. If you are interested, please call Altha School at 762-3121 and have your name put on the tryout list. This will allow time to verify eligibility prior to tryout dates. If you have any questions, you can contact LeAnna Hall at Altha School.

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JULY 18, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 19 EDUCATION JOB MARKET School Health Support Aide CALHOUN AND LIBERTY COUNTYMedical experience with children Duties to include: Position available in Calhoun and Liberty Counties. Closing Date: 7/23/2012 TALLAHASSEE As Florida continues efforts to raise school performance, the states school grades are being calculated using more rigorous standards and new achievement levels. According to the 2012 school grades report for elementary, middle and some combination schools released by the Florida Department of E ducation, 89 percent of schools (2,301) earned an A, B, or C grade and 11 percent (285) earned a D or F grade. This has been a year of tremendous change for Floridas students, teachers and schools, said Commissioner of Education Gerard Robinson. Floridas economic future depends on preparing our students for success. The high standards we have in place today will help our students prepare for college, the workforce and life. our students to compete with the best in the nation and around the world. times in the past ten years. The results show that after an initial drop, school grades improved consistently in the years that followed. As Florida moves toward implement ing the Common Core State Standards in 2014-15, the progress seen over the next few years will smooth the transition to the more challenging standards. 2012 School Grades Elementary, Middle and Combination Schools (without high school grades) The school grades are as follows: have included students who are just learning English and students with disabilities in the school grade performance component, added Commissioner Robinson. It is important that we measure our schools by the performance of all students, since that is the most accurate and fair way to represent our diverse state. Based on a recommendation by the Commissioners Taskforce on Inclusion and Accountability, the State Board of Education approved a policy ensuring that no school would drop more than one letter grade from the previous year. This provides Floridas public school leaders, teachers and students a year of transition to the new standards. Florida has graded schools on an A-F scale since 1999, offering parents, teachers, students and taxpayers a simple and effective way to see how well their schools are doing. High-performing schools and those that improve their school grade may receive school recognition dollars and struggling schools will receive extra help to improve. Floridas school improvement or Differentiated Accountability program provides focused support teams, the Florida Department of E ducation offers districts and schools the expertise of individuals with a proven track record of increasing student achievement. The teams work directly with schools and districts to develop individualized improvement plans designed to increase student performance. For more information about Floridas support for low-performing schools, visit the Bureau of School Improvement. School Grade Resources For more information about the Florida school grading program and to view your schools grade information, visit School Grades. A summary of the 2012 school grading formula is available at Grading Floridas Public Schools. Parent resources and F AQs are available at Floridas Path to Success and Just for Parents. Tougher assessments, higher achievement levels, new performance into school grade results $ AVON$ EARN40%STARTERKITONLY $I0 date Medical Card.Apply in person at: Experienced MECHANIC cal Card.Dump Truck DRIVER TALLAHASSEE A new grant from the Division of Florida Colleges and the Florida College System cial literacy awareness of Florida students and decrease the numbers who default on student loans. The Financial L iteracy Program Grant will help students make better decisions about how to pay for college by awarding a $10,000 grant to 10 Florida colleges to augment current new programs. future, said Florida College System Chancellor Randy H anna. This grant will help our colleges to get the word out about new and existing programs that will help students make the best decisions for their situation. Colleges are encouraged to create programs or utilize existing programs such as the Navigating your Financial Future website. The free program is offered by the Florida Department of cial Assistance to help students and decisions about their postsecondary cial assistance outreach team provides assistance for high school and college staff and students through interactive literacy brochures and posters and individual student counseling. For more information about the Navigating Your Financial Future program or to contact a member of future.org/. New grant helps students make smart TALLAHASSEE In an effort to help adults earn their high school ible manner, Florida is moving to offer the computer-based GED test. The GED Testing Service is partto offer registration, scheduling and testing on a computer. The computerbased test will be available at testing centers in Alachua, Citrus, Escambia, Highlands and Walton counties. I am pleased that Florida is accessible, said Commissioner of Education Gerard Robinson. The improved process will provide adult learners the opportunity to earn their GED credential so they can get a better paying job, enter the workforce or register for college training programs to support themselves and their families. The new computer-based testing experience will provide adult learners their jobs and families. While the new computer-based test has the same test content currently offered on the paper test, the new system will introduce a streamlined process that allows online registration and scheduling any time of the day windows and quicker test results. Individuals wishing to register to take the GED test should visit GED Testing Service to The online registration process allows users to select the testing date and time that works the best for them. For more information about the new GED online registration process, visit GED test on computer.One-stop registration, instant scores, appointments

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Page 20 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012 My Family, My CommunityPast, Present, FuturePolitical advertisement paid for & approved by Sharon Revell Mackey, Democrat, for Supervisor of Elections Elect SHARONREVELL MACKEYFOR Supervisor of Elections Dedicated Honest Responsible SincereAndy Revell and Justin Cessna are shown with Garet Shuler, TOP Facilitator from the Liberty County Health Department, as they build a garden box. 4-H members build two garden boxes for Veterans Civic CenterThe Wymans Teen Outreach Program (TOP) is a national program for teens whose effective ness has been proven in 30 years of operation. Based upon the principles of youth development and the socio-emotional well being and mental health of teens. Wymans TOP is an approach that provides teens with the necessary supports and opportunities to prepare for successful adulthood and avoid problem behavior. In Liberty County, the Teen Outreach Program (TOP) has been able to work with the 4-H program this summer by participating in community service learning activities. We have also partnered with National Association of Home Builders and the Bristol Youth Academy to build two garden boxes that will be on display at the Civic Center. This provides all involved an opportunity to learn Life Skills, Healthy Behaviors and a Sense of Purpose as we begin to plant a small garden. We would like to thank all those who helped in this project.In the not-so-distant past, cell phones did little more than make phone calls. Today, users can connect to the Internet, take videos and photos, make transactions, and even pinpoint their exact location. Many people consider their cell phones their life lines, keeping appointments organized, contact numbers and e-mails handy, and even storing important photos. Though today's phones featured advanced safety measures, a phone can still be hacked or stolen. One of the newer privacy concerns is software deand also where the phone has been. Although this tech nology can be advantageous, particularly in the case of locating criminals or lost children, the possibilities for unethical use abound. In a digital world, privacy is much harder to come by. Protecting your privacy should be a top priority, and there are a few ways cell phone users can keep their privacy from being compromised.* Clean out the phone before selling or donating it. Failure to do so may provide the next user with archived messages and contact lists that you may think have been erased but are really stored in the depth of the phone's memory. Before you get rid of an old phone, use the phone's reset codes to return it to its default settings. Be aware of vishing. This is similar to phishing email scams. Vishing involves fraudulent phone calls or text messages being sent to get banking numbers or info. Buy a basic phone. If you are concerned with all of the things smartphones can do, including mirroring your phone actions on a computer account, consider buying a phone that does little more than make phone calls. Turn on privacy settings. Most phones come with settings that can be turned on or off, depending on the level of privacy you desire. You may be able to disable GPS pinpointing or logging of messages. Read the user's manual prior to using the phone to learn all of the intricacies. Don't give out personal information in public. Don't ramble off personal information in public areas or where there are large crowds. Be aware of your surroundings and who may be listening. Limit access to certain Web sites on your phone. It encrypted. Therefore, it may be best to make banking transactions from a home computer instead of from a mobile phone.Cell phone privacy is something to take seriously. With all of the advancements in phone technology, it's easier than ever before for criminals to invade your privacy.Privacy risks increase as mobile phones do more

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JULY 18, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 21 RIGHT: Sarah Shuler, 10, takes aim with her compound bow as she participates in last weeks Liberty County 4-H archery camp.Liberty County 4-H held an Archery Day Camp at the Veterans Memorial Civic Center and Park on July 10 & 11 under the direction of 4-H Program Assistant Cathia Schmarje. Neil Shuler and Flint Walker, who have been involved in the 4-H archery program for a number of years, served as teen counselors. The eight youth they worked with had abilities ranging from beginners to advanced. Safety is the most important aspect of archery that many times is taken for granted. The rules and range commost. The beginners were taught to use the safety equipment then they discussed the parts of the bow and arrow. Most people associate bows and arrows with only hunting but the group also discussed the history of ar chery. The youth spent a lot of time tice is a lot of fun. While on the range, the youth had to be attentive to the whistle commands. Being attentive is a character trait and life skill that will be used throughout their lives. The Liberty County 4-H program has had to for several years recurve bows and recently received a grant from the Easton Foundation that pur chased new targets as well as 12 compound bows. Youth ages eight to 18 can partici pate in 4-H Archery Clubs that will be held twice monthly at both Tolar and Hosford Schools. Please call the UF/IFAS, Liberty for more details.BELOW: Flint Walker, 15, removes his arrows from the bullseye on the target as archery camp participants look on. Walker, an accomplished archer, was one of the teen counselors for the event. LEFT: Camp counselor Neil Shuler, 16, takes aim with his compound bow. RIGHT:Kilyn Gautier, 8, readies her bow and arrow for her turn on the shooting line. BELOW: Young archers remove their arrows from targets before getting ready for another round. PHOTOS BY PHIL COALE4-H Archery DAY CAMP Students learn bow and arrow basics

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Page 22 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012 EDUCATIONUF researchers awarded $5.5 million in federal grants to help teachers reduce disruptive classroom behaviorGAINESVILLE University of Florida education researchers have received two federal grants totaling $5.5 million to conduct studies aimed at relearning environment. Their intervention research targets at-risk children during two of the most transitional middle school years, grades 6 Education. researchers at UF and Virginia Commonwealth University. Co-investigators Maureen Conroy of UF and Kevin Sutherland The four-year investigation will inclassrooms, most of them in Head Start hometown of Richmond, VA. Each year, of 90 at-risk children will serve as a comAs many as one-fourth of children elevated risk for ment, and most structured classfore, Conroy said. Through 14 weeks coaching, we will train teachers to tive instructional strategies for imin CLASS model individual and class-wide interventions to er and students and enhance the overall Teachers discuss classroom rules and and waiting their turn in a circle during a game or sharing time, she said. Such cisely and intensely for given situations. activities. The treatment also has a home-school or which correcthey learned that day. The second federal grant, worth $1.5 mil work of Univer sity of Florida a lesson series teaching middle school students lems techniques to control their emotions early adolescent years. Those with serious said. They require focused attention to systems. riculum for teachers of children with ally a two-unit, 26-lesson curriculum that shows students how their minds work and how they can use that knowledge to take that merit some attention outside of what changing situations. These high-level skills known colsonal goals, control their emotions and Starting in August, the researchers will two Gainesville schools Lincoln and The UF researchers will continually additional large-scale testing.Up to 10 percent of middle school students have that merit some attention outside of what is normally provided in our education system. We are developing lessons that tap self-control skills such as monitoring adapting to changing situations. UF SPECIAL EDUCATION PROFESSOR STEPHEN SMITH 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 1/2 sandwich & soup or salad $595 Early Bird Specials Tuesday SaturdayLAKEThe Lake House RES T AURANT

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JULY 18, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 23 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 Telephone (850) 674-2266 Y our 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& CrematoryWILLIAM FRED BAILEY MARIANNA William Fred Bailey, 69, of Marianna, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2012 in Marianna. He was born November 16, 1942 in Goodwater, AL and had lived in Marianna since 2004, coming from Silva, NC. He was a retired Lieutenant with the Wakulla County Sheriffs Dept. with 30 years of service. He was a Mason, a York Rite Mason and a Shriner. He was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Barbara Bailey of Marianna; one son, Mark Davis of Cullman, AL; four daughters, Sharon Wisham and her husband, Steve and A ngela Bailey, both of Crawfordville, Martha Bailey and Melanie Lynch and her husband, Les, both of Tallahas see; two brothers, James Bailey of Sylacauga, AL and Johnny Bailey of Lincoln, A L; three sisters, Mary Skelton of Childersburg, AL, Clara Bailey of Crawfordville and Patricia Barnett of Sylacauga, AL, 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services were held Friday, July 13 at Friendship Baptist Church in Crawfordville with R everend Michael Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge may be made to the American Cancer Society. CHARLES LUNDY HANSFORD, JR. MARIANNA Charles Lundy Hansford, Jr., 91, of Marianna (Alliance Community), passed away Sunday, July 8, 2012 in Blountstown. He was born January 12, 1921 in Alliance and had lived in Jackson County all of his life. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his daughter, Charlotte Howard of Mexico Beach; one half-sister, Christine Cook of Quincy and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services were held Tuesday, July 10 at Peavy Funeral Interment followed in Mt. Olive Cemetery. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. ARVENIA C. FOISTER POR T ST. JOEArvenia C. Foister, 84, of Port St. Joe, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2012 in Port St. Joe. She was born April 19, 1928 in Bainbridge, GA and had lived in Port St. Joe for the past 50 years, coming from Bainbridge, GA. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist faith. Survivors include two sons, Douglas Foister and his wife, Janice and Waylon Foister and his wife, Marie, both of Panama City; one daughter, Judy Foister of Panama City. Graveside services were held Friday, July 13 at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Vada, GA with Reverend James Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. BURL GRIFFIN GRAND RIDGE passed away Thursday, July 12, 2012 at his home. He was described by many as a strong willed, determined man who never met a stranger. He was preceded in death by two sons, two brothers and both parents. great-grandchildren. Shady Grove Cemetery with Reverend Daniel Yoder LanierA ndler Funeral Home in Sneads was in charge of the arrangements. Hospice of Marianna, 4215 Kelson A venue, Suite E, Marianna, FL 32446, or your local American Cancer Society. SUSAN DIANE PIPPIN SNEADS Susan Diane Pippin, 53, of Sneads, passed away Thursday, July 12, 2012 in Marianna. She was born September 9, 1958 in Marianna to the late Jake and Ida Lou (Bryant) Pippin. She was a bookkeeper for Admiral Benbow Lodge in Chattahoochee for many years. She was preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include two brothers, James Pippin of Sneads and Allen Pippin of Mobile, AL; and one sister, Barbara McDaniel of Altha. Memorial services were held Sunday, July 15 at Adams Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend David GoodAdams Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh.com. Two locations to serve youBlountstown and Bristol674-5449 or 643-5410Visit us online: www.adamsfh.com RICHARD EUGENE RICKY HANSFORD ALTHARichard Eugene Ricky Hansford, 55, of Altha, passed away Saturday, July 14, 2012 at his home. He was born in Marianna and had lived in Calhoun County most of his life. He was a line technician with Fairpoint Communications for 35 years and attended the Abe Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church. He was preceded in death by his Father, Richard Harold Hansford. Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Karen Hansford of Altha; two sons, Kevin Hansford and his wife, one daughter, Kayla Dalton and her husband, Eddie; his mother, Louvenia L.V. (Chason) Hansford; one brother, Terry Hansford, all of Altha and eight grandchildren. Family will receive friends Wednesday, July 18 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown. Services will be held Thursday, July 19 at 11 a.m. at the Abe Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church with R everend Michael Morris and R everend Dewayne Cemetery near Altha. Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh.com. OBITUARIES SUBSCRIBE TO THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL $18Send your name & mailing address to us at The Journal, P.O. Box 536, Bristol, FL 32321, along with a check for $18 and well get your subscription started!PER YEAR

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Page 24 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012 PAID BY EDDIE JOE WHITE, DEMOCRAT, FOR LIBERTY COUNTY SHERIFFEddie Joe Whitefor Liberty County SheriffGreetings Liberty County, I would like to begin this article by thanking you the reader for taking the time to familiar ize yourself with what I stand for as a candi date and for caring about the future of Liberty County. The fact that we must make a change clear. We must as a community look to the The safety and security of our county has been compromised and on that premise, I submit to you, that we must make a change! you and earn your trust. If he has failed to do so in that length of time, there is no reason different. All of my professional life has been dedi perience in law enforcement and corrections, as a deputy sheriff. As a security specialist at ited training through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement in areas such as domesand many others that support professional from carpentry, to pulling wrenches and toting a chain saw for local loggers to supplement my income. I know what hard work is and feel What sets me apart is the combination of my What I offer is lasting change. Because the lenges that our county faces, it will require a With your support I will work tirelessly along side my staff to combat our drug problem, a respected and professional department that you can be proud of. your concerns into my mission to reform the you are rich or poor. My promise to you is that cide what qualities a candidate should possess your candidate what I offer is this: Honesty and sional career in a manner that I am proud of and with your support I will bring these quali yahoo.com.Respectfully, Eddie Joe White Candidate for Liberty County Sheriff New editions of manatee and sea turtle decals are For more information on manatee and sea turtle decals, please visit MyFWC.com/Manatee or MyFWC. com/SeaTurtle.New manatee, sea turtle decals issued include questions about rates and to describe anWorkshops on gopher tortoises are planned

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JULY 18, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 25 WILDLIFEAlligators are active during the warmweather months, and theres a good chance that people who live around water will encounter these native creatures. Alligators are deceptively quick, both in and out of the water. If someone is bitten by an alligator, he or she should seek medical attention as soon as possible. Alligator bites can result in serious inment, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Avoid the risk of an alligator bite by not taking matters into your own hands or putting yourself in harms way. Call the FWCs Nuisance Alligator Hotline at 866-FWC-GATOR (392-4286) to report any alligator you believe poses a threat to people, pets or property. If theres an issue with an alligator, call the FWC and let the experts take care of it, said FWC Lt. Scott Lee, Taylor County watch supervisor. We certainly dont want anyone getting hurt attempt ing to capture, kill or subdue an alligator. Taking an alligator without a permit is a viola tion of FWC rules, and anyone intentionally kill ing an alligator could be cited, Lee explained. The Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program (SNAP) uses contracted nuisance alligator trappers throughout the state to remove alligators that have become a problem. If an alligator is 4 feet or larger and the complaint meets other qualifying criteria, SNAP will issue a permit to a contracted nuisance alligator trapper authorizing the removal of the animal. In 2010, SNAP received 13,047 nuisance alliga tor complaints, resulting in the removal of 5,856 nuisance alligators. Here are some tips people can use to stay safer around alligators: Be aware of the possibility of alliga tors when you are in or near fresh or brackish water. Bites may occur when people do not pay close enough attention to their sur roundings when working or recreating near water. Do not swim outside of posted swimming areas or in waters that might be inhabited by large alligators. Alligators are most active between dusk and dawn. Therefore, avoid swimming at night. Dogs and cats are similar in size to the natural prey of alligators. Dont allow pets to swim, exercise or drink in or near waters that may contain alligators. Never feed alligators its dangerous and illegal. them into the water. Although you are not intentionally feeding alligators when you do this, the result can be the same. Observe and photograph alligators only from a distance. Leave alligators alone. Handling even small alligators can result in injury. State law prohibits killing, harassing or possessing alligators. For more information on alligators, visit MyFWC.com/Alligator.The rising water levels caused by Tropical Storm Debby are forcing many ground. Snakes, altop the list of displaced wildlife. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conser vation Commission (FWC) cautions the public that snakes can be on the move areas. When you are out in your yard, especially if you have standing water, be focused on your surroundings and be on the lookout for snakes, said Eric Dennis, FWC biologist. The FWC has information about the various snakes, both venomous and non-venomous, that live in Florida. Check out the Living with Snakes area of MyFWC.com. Alligators can also be on the move with the rising water, Dennis said. If you see alligator somewhere it shouldn't be, don't attempt to move it or grab it. Call the FWC's Nuisance Alligator Hotline: 866-FWC-GATOR (866-392-4286). The FWC brochure A Guide to Living with Alligators has plenty of helpful advice. It is available for download at MyFWC.com/Alliga tor. Although the FWC doesnt handle insects, anthe rising waters, Dennis said. I've seen this in get near them. The entire colony of ants abandons their mound when bind together into a ball drift to higher ground. Displaced wildlife can be seen during unusual times of day and in unusual places, such as a residential area. If you do see an animal in your yard, the best course of action is to leave it alone. Don't approach it. Don't try to feed it. The animal is not trying to relocate to your property; its most likely place to live, Dennis said. Dennis also said its important that nothing is left out around the property that could inadvertently attract wildlife. Attractants include trash cans, unsecure pet food and pet food dishes, barbecue grills, wildlife feeders for birds or squirrels, and compost piles for food scraps. Secure these items so wildlife does not have access to them. If you see an animal that is hurt, dont approach it. The animal could respond badly to your kindness and end up hurting its would-be rescuer. If it isn't hurt, it may be stressed from the changes in its environment and still strike out, even if you're attempt ing to help it. Remember its a wild animal, Dennis said. If you see something really out of the ordinary, you can always report it to Wildlife Alert at 888404-3922.FWC sets up hotline for reporting nuisance alligatorsFlood waters can displace wildlife Visit us online at CLJNEWS.COMT

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Page 26 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012 NEED A VEHICLE!!!!Buy Here, Pay Here $0 down, 1st Payment, Tax, Tag & Title Call Steve (334) 803-9550 wired for hanging, stain washed wood frame, 27 1/4x17 1/4, $18. Call 643-7567 or 674-5257. 7-11, 7-18Childrens books, all types/ages, Big and Little Golden books, Rand McNally, etc. prices vary. Wooden teaching puzzle for 3 years and older, non-toxic, was special ordered, never used, $3. Crib set, sweet teddy bear design with comforter and matching bumper crib pads, seldom used, $14. Various childrens toys, too many to list. Call 643-7567 or 674-5257. 7-11, 7-18Girls bicycle, $10. Call 6436488. 7-11, 7-18American Idol tickets in Orlando, August 2. Selling at $192 each, Will sell for $82 each. Call 896-0333 or 674-8071. 7-11, 7-18Swimming pool 15x42 above ground with pump and ladder. Works great, $65. Call 643-6260.7-11, 7-18Shoesens/girls size 7, $30. Call 6436260. 7-11, 7-18Exercising pedal walker machine, $50. 1960 antique baby stroller, $40. Call 570-3806.7-11, 7-18Solid sterling silver necklace with real gemstones, paid $300, asking $150. Call 899-0792, no calls after 9 p.m. (CT). 7-11, 7-18Bedding material: Sheets, comforters, mattress pads, cotton blankets, mattress covers and more. 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 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNALCLASSIFIEDSTo place your ad, call 643-3333 by noon Eastern Time on Monday UFN. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks. ITEMS FOR SALEFurreal Butterscotch Pony, stands over 3 feet tall, maximum weight limit is 80 lbs. Butterscotch Pony moves her head and ears, blinks her eyes and swishes her tail. She whinnies and neighs like a real pony and will crunch on a carrot (included). Bought new for $235, asking $75. Call 643-4362.7-18, 7-25Generator, 4,000 WAT, 220 and 110 capacity, like new and runs great, $300. Call 674-1840.7-18, 7-25Antique National two drawer cash register, $350. Electric scales, $75. Cast iron wall oven (electric replica of old wood stove), $150. Call 643-3509. 7-18, 7-25Dirt Devil vacuum, $25. Pieces of quilts, $25. Exerciser for the feet, $15. Call 674-3264. 7-18, 7-25Nearly 100 pieces of Avon Cape Cod dinnerware, $200. Call 5573455. 7-18, 7-25Box of shirts, $1 each. Box of quilt pieces, $5 a box. Call 6743264. 7-11, 7-18Elliptical exercise machine, $50. Call 379-3505. 7-11, 7-18Hand pull golf bag carrier great condition, $25. Golf clubs, irons, woods, putters, etc. Sets or separate, pick and choose, $3 each. Call 643-7567 or 674-5257.7-11, 7-181968 Jim Bean political donkey decanter, very collectible, Regal China, 13 tall, $15. Call 643-7567 or 674-5257. 7-11, 7-18Wall mount pot rack hand forged attached hooks, $24. Wall mirror, stain washed pine frame, brackets for hanging two ways, 22 1/2x18 1/2 like new $13. Retro beveled wall mirror, heavy, very sturdy, For 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 Find a bargain in the Journal CLASSIFIEDS! BD, 1 1/2 BA TownhousesBRISTOL Mobile Homes643-7740 FOR RENT BLOUNTSTOWN $350 month + deposit(850) 674-3694after 5 p.m. or leave messageFOR RENT B Call David at (850) 674-1000 or (850) 674-1706 Apartment FOR Rent IN BlountstownGood downtown location. Walk to everything.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 APPLIANCESMagic Chef gas stove in mint condition, $200. Call 933-4968.7-18, 7-25Washer and Dryer, fair condition, $55 for pair. Call 526-1753.7-18, 7-25 FURNITURETwo matching recliners, blue and less than two years old, $125 each or both for $200. Sofa and love seat, dusty blue and dusty mauve, $300 for set. Call 5573455. 7-18, 7-25Two 2 1/2 foot lamps shaped like $30. Call 674-3264. 7-18, 7-25Childs safety bed rail (age 2 or older) 48 long, deters falling from standard width mattress, sturdy, like new, $28. Call 643-7567 or 674-5257. 7-11, 7-18Twin bed frame, headboard and mattress set, $65. Sofa and matching chair, tan, $150. Call 643-6488. 7-11, 7-1896 sofa, navy blue in excellent condition, $250. Call 591-9873.7-11, 7-18Waterbed, $40; table, $35. Call 674-3264. 7-11, 7-18Four antique ladder back chairs with brand new bottoms, $150 for all. Antique dressing vanity with wooden rollers in excellent condition, $100. Call 899-0792. No calls after 9 p.m. (CT). 7-11, 7-18 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.$115,900Call 762-8185 or 447-20257-18 T 8-8 OWNER FINANCING, NO QUALIFYING WANTED: REAL ESTATE Will buy 10 to 1,000 acres, reasonably priced. Immediate closing. Call (850) 544-5441 or (850) 570-0222 For Rent inALTHA762-3706 Mobile Home 2 BD / 1 BA$350 MONTH$200 DEPOSITNO PETS *Local Graft Cutting *Basic Yard Maintenance *No Contract Necessary Call (850) 899-0269Grass Cutting Services FOR Rent IN ALTH A House for Rent in Bristol$400 month + $300 depositNO Pets(239) 336-9165 Call (850) 447-2714 or (850) 643-6230 2008 Double-wide Mobile Home with 10.76 acres. 3BD, 2 BA, living room, family room with front and back porch. Asking payoff.SOLD

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JULY 18, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 27 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNALCLASSIFIEDSTo place your ad, call 643-3333 by noon Eastern Time on Monday UFN. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks. Beige recliner, $20 OBO. Love seat, burgundy and navy, $30 OBO. Wing chair, royal blue, like new, $40 OBO. Call 209-0163.7-11, 7-18Good used furniture and appliances needed at Calhoun Liberty Ministry Center. Call 674-1818. UFN MOTORCYLES & ATVsUTV, red, low miles, two seater, wipers, winch, brush guard, lights, a dump bed, trailer hitch and knobby tires, $2,900. Call 643-5650.7-11, 7-18 TRUCKS2003 Hummer, H2 luxury edition, excellent condition, $18,500 (serious inquires only). Call 762-2020. 7-18, 7-252003 Dodge custom van, very low mileage, one owner, bucket seats, bed/couch, TV & VCR. Call Mike at 643-8099 or Marie at 6745321. 7-11, 7-18NICE CAR of Forgotten Coast, LLC, for inventory of our great trucks selection log on to www. nicecarofforgottencoastllc.com. BC/7-25-12/$12 CARS1989 Toyota Tercel, extra clean inside and out, approximately 49,000 miles, good tires, cold AC Call 674-8437. 7-18, 7-252005 Chevy Malibu 130,000 miles in good condition, $4,000. Call 575-8194. 7-11, 7-18 VEHICLE ACCESSORIESAuto radio with cassette player, removed from a Chrysler to upgrade the system. Still works great, free. Call 643-7567 or 6745257. 7-11, 7-18 HUNTING/FISHING12 gauge Thumbuster shotgun, $175. Call 643-3509. 7-18, 7-25 STARSCOPEFAMOUS BIRTHDA YSARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 A vacation could be in the works in the next few weeks, Aries. Because tasks can seem to sneak up on you, get the planning started early and work up an itinerary. TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 Take some time to look through your checkbook or online bills history, Taurus. You may have a few unexpected expenses on the horizon and youll need to some extra cash. GEMINI May 22/Jun 21 Loss is not something easily overcome, Gemini. If youve lost someone you love due to reloca tion or illness, surround yourself with a good support team until you rebound a bit. CANCER Jun 22/Jul 22 Never say never, Cancer, because you may look foolish when you eventually do the things you said you never would. Instead, be open to all possibilities and opportunities. LEO Jul 23/Aug 23 Great ideas often arrive with little effort, Leo. Its turning those ideas into a work ing project that can often take a lot of energy. However, Gemini, youre up for the challenge. VIRGO Aug 24/Sept 22 For the most part youre insistent on doing things route, Virgo. Try to let go a little this week and let someone else handle things for a change. LIBRA Sept 23/Oct 23 Libra, you may have your heart set on making a change, but you have not quite narrowed down what that change will be. Sit down and work on some ideas this week. SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22 The only way you will know if your ideas have merit is to stick you neck out and take a chance once in a while, Scorpio. You just may be surprised at the feedback. SAGITTARIUS Nov 23/Dec 21 Theres not much else you can do with regard to a tenuous relationship, Sagittarius. So its best if you just cut your losses and move on. Youll make new friends easily. CAPRICORN Dec 22/Jan 20 Although you want to be every thing to everyone, theres only so much of you to go around, Cap ricorn. Dont spread yourself too thinly because it can take quite a while to recuperate after. AQUARIUS Jan 21/Feb 18 Aquarius, you are ready to dabble in something that you and you alone enjoy. Figure out what you need to get started and begin building around your PISCES Feb 19/Mar 20 With so many friends seeking your attention, Pisces, you just may be the star of a particular social event that may come up this week.Week of July 15 ~ July 21JULY 15 JULY 16 Corey Feldman, Actor (41) JULY 17 David Hasselhoff, Actor (60) JULY 18 JULY 19 Brian May, Musician (65) JULY 20 Gisele Bundchen, Model (32) JULY 21 Robin Williams, Actor (60) County in the Aspalaga area. Call 643-2799. 7-18, 7-25FOUND: Dachshund black male on Glory Hill Road in Altha. Showed up on front porch about two weeks ago. Call 762-4168.7-11, 7-18 WANTEDSchool program, I am looking for somebody who might still have a copy of an old elementary school program for Sweethearts and the theme was He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. I really would like to get a copy of this, I dont mind paying a fee. The year might have been 1985. Call me at 6439330. 7-18, 7-25AC unit one large or two small units in good condition reasonably priced. Call 674-6940. 7-11, 7-18Standard transmission with overdrive for late 70s or mid 90s Volvo. Call 693-0898. 7-11, 7-18Pigmy goat, female, reasonable priced. Call 209-0910. 7-11, 7-18Refrigerator Call 674-3264. 7-11, 7-18 HOMES & LAND2008 custom built home, 1 BD, 1 BA, 576 sq. ft. Must be moved, $20,000 cash. Call 591-9873, only serious inquiries please.7-11, 7-18Land for sale, 4 acres in Telogia with county water and highway frontage. Call 445-5002. 6-27 T 7-251994 Mobile home, 16x80, 2 BD, 2 BA, in great condition, handicapped accessible, $14,500. Call (317) 682-8625 or (601) 9264095. 6-27 T 7-18 YARD SALESHOSFORD Y ard Sale, Saturday, July 21 from 7-11 a.m., located on Hwy. 65 just left of Hosford School. DVDs, CDs, books, kitchen items and so much more. Call 379-8538. T-hull with a 50 hp Mercury motor, trolling motor, trailer in good condition, $2,000 OBO. Call 643-8263 after 6 p.m. weekdays. 7-18, 7-25 WATER WELL SUPPLIESDo you need parts for That Darn Pump? 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/SUPPLIESHimalayan dog, eight months old, purebred, no papers, moving and cant take with us. Free to a good home. Call 643-2556 or (850) 541-6572. 7-18, 7-25Billy goat, 8 weeks old, dewormed, had shots and very healthy, boar/ milk goat cross. Will be medium size when grown, $50. Call 7623667. 7-18, 7-25Kittens, kittens and a side of more kittens! We are looking for a good loving home. We are female, healthy, bursting with energy and bundles of joy. We are 12 weeks old and have had our kitten check up and a second vaccination. Can you provide us with love and a good home? If so, well give you hours of enjoyment and great companionship. For more information about us or to meet us and see how loveble we are, please call our Foster Mom, Ruth at (850) 237-2740. 7-11, 7-18New Zealand rabbit, male, approximately 12 weeks old, $10. Call 447-0189. 7-11, 7-18Shih tzu Poodle two years old, $50. Call 674-3264. 7-11, 7-18Buy, sell or trade in the LOST & FOUNDFOUND: Two male Schnauzer type dogs, gray and black, one with clipped hair. Found in Liberty Small Town TOMA cartoon by Mike Barnhouse

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by Sarah (Ross) SappYoungstowns beginning date back to the 1880s. The Nixon family homesteaded land two miles south of the town and Community. Youngstowns origins date to the 1880sThe Panhandle Pioneer Settlement in Blountstown is featuring a special exhibit in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution and Florida Humanities Council Museum on Main Street. The exhibit, known as Journey Stories, is on view in the settlement clubhouse and will run from July 14 August 25, 2012. This is the only facility located in North Florida that has been selected for the exhibit. All other locations are in South Central and South Florida. The story shown here is one of JOURNEY STORIES Page 28 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012 FRONT ROW, from left: Retha Vann (Parker) and David Monroe Ross. BACK ROW: Herbert, David Martin, Louise, Lee Monroe and Ira. LEFT: Ross General Store located in Youngstown on Highway 231 in the early 1940s. ABOVE: Mary Frances (Boyer) and Lee Monroe Ross in Youngstown, FL sometime in the 1950s.

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JULY 18, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 29 PROBLEM #7: SOLUTION:I believe in a professional, not political, Sheriffs See next weeks Journal for PROBLEM #8. Elect FOR LIBERTY COUNTY There is no substitute for EXPERIENCE SHERIFFEFFECTIVE BUT F AIR LAW ENFOR CEMENT FOR OF US!Paid for by Henry Hamlin, Democrat for Liberty County Sheriff All HENR YHAMLIN To Americans, the month of July is very Great Britain. However, the month of July is historical outside of America's borders as well. The following notable events occurred both inside and outside of America 100 years ago this month.On July 1st, baseball's Chicago White Sox, a team that would face scandal within the decade for deliberately losing the World for 81 years. On July 12, India is deluged with 33 inches remain a record in India for nearly 95 years until Mumbai received 37 inches of rain in June of 2005.Animator William Hanna, who would later co-found American animation studio HannaBarbera, is born on July 14. when it falls on its side on July 16. Colombia celebrates the centennial of its On July 23, Milan is battered by a tornado, millions of dollars in damage to the city.The legend of Paul Bunyan is introduced for the Detroit News-Tribune that runs on July 24. JULY: It happened 100 years ago collection of house hold goods from the 1700s on Smithsonians Journey Stories event at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement on Saturday.PHIL COALE PHOTO

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Page 30 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012 PUBLIC AND LEGAL NOTICESNOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PATRICK BR YCE WARD, the holder of the following cerDescription of Property: Lot 3, Block G, Orange Park Subdivision, as per Plat recorded in Clerk Circuit County, Florida. Olin Dalton bidder at the front door of the ROBERT HILL CLERK OF COURT LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA Kathleen E. Brown ______________________________________IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOUR TEETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR CALHOUN COUNTY FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION Case No.: 07-2008CA-000279 WACHOVIA MORTGAGE, FSB, FORMERLY KNOWN AS WORLD SAVINGS BANK, FSB, Plaintiff, vs. ARTURO C. LEYVA, et al, Defendant(s). ___________________/ NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN CRETE NAIL IN THE PAVESOUTHEAST CORNER OF CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA; AND RUN THENCE WEST ALONG THE SOUTHERLY BOUNDARY OF SAID SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTHENCE CONTINUE NORTH SAID SOUTHERLY BOUNDSECONDS EAST, A DISTHE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH TAINED RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY OF BUDDY ADKINS ROAD; THENCE WEST ALONG SAID SOUTHOF WAY BOUNDARY, A DISONDS WEST, A DISTANCE EASTERLY ALONG A FENCE AND THE EASTERLY PROJECTION THEREOF AS FOLONDS EAST, A DISTANCE SECONDS EAST, A DISONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff ______________________________________IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LIBERTY COUNTY FLORIDA Case No.: 12-14-DR PAUL ANTHONY GREGOR Y Petitioner and STEPHANIE NICOLE JOHNSON, Respondent. ___________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGEYOU ARE NOTIFIED that an thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. to decide how the follow Copies of all court documents in this case, includ ing orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit view these documents upon request. Y ou must keep the Clerk of of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerks ofWARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT da, Robert Hill Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.913(a)(2), Notice of Action For Family Cases With Minor Child(ren) (01/12).______________________________________IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LIBERTY COUNTY FLORIDA CENTENNIAL BANK, an ArPlaintiff, MICHAEL ETTINGER, et ETTINGER, _________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS GIVENPARCEL B the POINT OF BEGINNING; BEGINNING and leaving ern Railroad; thence northerly POINT OF BEGINNING. PARCEL D Railroad for the POINT OF erly right of way of State Road POINT OF BEGINNING. _____________________________________R&R Warehouses Notice of SaleOn July 30, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. CST, Alice Bray Letonya Reed Chandra Servant date. THERE WILL BE NO AUCTION!

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JULY 18, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 31 To place your ad call us at 643-3333 SERVICE Directory Whaley Heating & Air Conditioning (850) 674-4777FL LIC. # CMC1249570 Accepting: Phone: (850) 643-6925 Fax: (850) 643-2064 email: grich0656@aol.com10536-B NW SR 20 Bristol, FL 32321 Located in the Apalachee RestaurantGary Richards, EA MBAEnrolled Agent Enrolled to Practice Before the IRS Business & Accounting Solutions Inc. 4433 NW C.R. 274 Altha, Fl 32421 (850) 762-9402 Cell (850) 832-5055Dozer and Excavation work Over 20 years experienceClay ONealsLand Clearing, Inc. William's HomeImprovements "No Job Too Big or Small"Concrete work, landscape, pressure cleaning, renovations, seamless gutter, painting, vinyl, & screen enclosure Call 674-8092Licensed & Insured, contractor & rooferFOR FREE ESTIMATES Call Chris Nissley at 674-8081 or 643-8561 (Cell) STUMP GRINDINGReasonable Rates & FREE Estimates! That Darn PumpThere is never a convenient time to be without water.WELLS (850)643-HELP Thats 643-4357 or Home 643-3857For friendly service and never any overtime charges call, Hwy 71 South on J.P. Peacock Rd, Altha. Day or night,Check out our prices before buying from somewhere else. For Weddings, Birthdays and all Holidays, come in or call us. Margies Florist Clint Hatcher, OwnerElectrical Lic. # ER13014037 Building Lic. # RB29003511New Homes Garages Additions Electrical Remodeling Foundations Screenrooms Sunrooms VINYL SIDING RESIDENTAL & COMMERCIAL FREE EstimatesServing Calhoun, Liberty & Jackson Counties LIBERTY TIRE COMPANY 10781 NW SR 20 Bristol, Fl 32321Call 643-2939 MV84845Hours: Monday thru Friday 7 5 & Saturday 7 12Come see us for all your tire needs or give us a call for roadside service, oil changes & tire rotation. We specialize in sales and repair of tires for:Commercial Trucks and Trailers, OTR Equipment, Farm Equipment, Passenger Car & Light Truck Tires JEMISON Heating & Cooling, Lic# RM1416924Carrier Equipment Masters Farm Supply LS Tractor Equipment Committed To Quality Since 1973 (850) 762-3222 faxmasters7@fairpoint.net CLJNEWS.COM T meeting of the Liberty County School Board as recorded by the board secretary The meeting was called to order by Chairman Kyle Peddie. Members present at the meeting were Darrel Hayes, Roger Reddick, Tommy Duggar, Logan Kever, Chair man Kyle Peddie and Superintendent Sue Summers. The prayer was offered by Tommy Duggar. The Pledge of Allegiance was also led by Tommy Duggar. HEAR FROM PUBLIC Kari Smith addressed the Board asking them to accept the recommendations from the Special Magistrate on the issues regarding step movement and Step 25 longevity bonus. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to adopt the Agenda with no budget amendments. Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to approve the following Consent Items: A. Approval of Minutes June 12, 2012 C. Bills June 30, 2012 1. Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve Agreement between Emerald Coast Blind Ambitions and Liberty County Florida School Board beginning July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013. 2. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Reddick and carried unanimously to approve the 2012-2013 School Resource Ofof Liberty County, Florida and the Liberty County Sheriffs Department beginning July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013. 3. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve Amendment to Contract for Services for 21st Century Cultural Enrichment Classes beginning June 11, 2012 through July 19, 2012. 4. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to approve Contract Agreement #13-045 between Panhandle Area Educational Consor tium and Liberty District Schools beginning August 1, 2012 through July 31, 2013. 5. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve request to change Assistant Principal Position at WR Tolar K-8 School to a 12 month position beginning July 1, 2012. 6. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve request to change Health Service Trainer position from a 12-month position to 11-month position beginning July 1, 2012. 7. Motion was made by Kever, second ed by Duggar and carried unanimously to approve Contractual Agreement for InterCounty Transfer of Exceptional Students between the Leon County School Board and the Liberty County School Board for the 2012-2013 school year. 8. Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Reddick and carried unanimously to accept Proposal to the School Board of Liberty County from Exceptional Consulting Services, Inc., for Professional and Technical Services for IDEA Grant 2012-2013 School Year beginning July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013. 9. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve the following Grant Applications: SEDNET (General Revenue) 2012-2013 SEDNET (Part B Trust) 2012-2013 SEDNET (Part B) 2012-2013 Multiagency Service Network for Students with Severe Emotional Disturbance (SEDNET) Title I, Part D: Subpart II, Local Programs for Neglected and Delinquent 2012-2013 Title I, Part A School Choice with Transportation and SES Grant Application Title I, Part A, Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged Grant Application IDEA Part B, Entitlement and IDEA Part B, Preschool Grant Application. Carl D. Perkins Rural and Sparsely Populated Entitlement Grant Application Carl D. Perkins Secondary Section 131 Entitlement Grant Application. Carl D. Perkins Secondary, Department of Juvenile Justice (JUST) Competitive Grant Application Title VI, Part B Rural Education Initiative 10. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve the revised Liberty County School Board Salary Schedule 2012-2013. 1. Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to approve recommendation of the following instructional and non-instructional employ ees for the 2012-2013 school year: (SEE ATTACHED LIST). 2. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve recommendation of Carol Andrews as Substitute School Health Aide for ESE Summer School June 18 28 and July 9 19, to be paid from Title VIB 3. Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve request to amend Liberty County School Board Minutes from June 12, 2012, Personnel, 7, to read: Buzzy Lewis, Driver Education, 22 days, 7 hours a day at $22 per hour, (June 11, 2012 through July 11, 2012.) 4. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Reddick and carried unanimously to approve recommendation of Mandie Fowler, 21st CCLC Project Manager, June 15 hours per week, July 21 days, 8 hours per day, $30 per hour to be paid from the 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant. 5. Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to approve recommendation of Mandie Fowler as 21st CCLC Project Manager ($30/hour) Annual Contract: 2012-13 school year, 15 hours per week, Summer -35 hours per week to be paid from the 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant. None None Superintendent Summers asked the Board to consider changing the August Regular Board meeting from August 14 to Monday, August 13, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. It was agreed by the Board to set the meeting for August 13, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. Roger Reddick asked for the record to show that the rumors regarding certain personnel receiving a $20,000 raise is not true. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Duggar and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting. ________________________________ Superintendent Sue Summers Chairman Kyle PeddieJune 28 regular meeting minutes of the Liberty School Board

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Page 32 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012 Once again the Calhoun County Public Libraries have had a great summer reading program. During the month of June each of the Library branchs had their Dream Big Read! program once a week for children ages through third grade. All of the children participat ing in this years FLYP program were able to enjoy reading books, watching puppet shows, doing crafts, playing games, snacks, poetry talk and music. All of the FLYP program workers and volunteers want to say a special thank you to all who participated. A great time was had by all. We ended our program with a pajama party. Some of the children at the Blountstown Branch are pictured here enjoying story and music time.Calhoun FLYP program enjoys a great summer The Blountstown Public Library announces the next Arts Series Event, From Moving Pictures to Brass Wind, to be held Saturday, August 11 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Heritage Room. The public is welcome and no reservations are needed for this free family-friendly evening. We will begin with our guest speaker, Elam Stoltzfus cinematographer, producer, tional programs. His broad array of skills and 20 years experience showcase the great outdoors with passionate love and respect for nature. He will give us some insight into his award winning talent of how he join him later telling of her own interests as an aspiring artist. We will take an intermission break to enjoy light refreshments, visit with one another, then ready ourselves for the second half of the program. Jeremiah Tadpole (yes, a real name of Cherokee Native American descent) will introduce us to his 1920s tenor saxophone and entertain everyone with a collage mix of melodies. He has been making music for 17 years and began at the age of 14. Playin my sax relaxes me and keeps me sane!, says Jeremiah. He loves to talk from the heart! We invite you to come out for another taste of the arts! If you have questions call Anna Layton, Cultural Arts Director at the Library, 674-8773.Filmmaker Elam Stoltzfus to speak at next Art Series event August 11 ...and, if the racks are empty by the time you get to the store, we invite you to subscribe and make sure you receive a copy every week! Just send us your name and mailing address, along with a check for $18 per year, to: Journal Subscriptions P.O. Box 536, Bristol 32321.The Calhoun-Liberty Journalis delivered every Wednesday morning to news racks in Calhoun & Liberty counties at these locations: CALHOUN COUNTY LIBERTY COUNTY



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CLJNews.com WEDnNESDAY, JUlL Y 18, 2012 Vol. 32, No. 29JOUURNAAL THE CAlLHoOUnN-LIBErtRTY 50INCLUDES TAX Karen S Sanders, seated, from Hosford, and Perry Wells, from C Chipley, read about L Liberty C County History at the S Smithsonian's Journey S Stories event at the Panhandle Pioneer S Settlement S Saturday afternoon. SSee more about this event on page 17. PHIL COALE PHOTO SSchool News...18 Job Market...19 Obituaries...23 Classieds...26, 27 Legals...30 S Service D Directory...31 SSheriff's Log...2 Calendar...4 Commentary...6, 7 B Birthdays...9 S Speak U Up!...11 News from the Pews...10 Tire problem on towed vehicle causes car, SUSUV to overturnby Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorTwo vehicles were left overturned along the side of the road following an equipment problem on a 1979 Oldsmobile that was being towed by an SUV along State Road 65, a mile and a half north of the Lowery Chip Mill Road in Liberty County Friday afternoon, according to a report by FHP Trooper Jason King. Robert Wilford, 39, of Quincy, was behind the wheel of a car that was being pulled by a chain attached to a 1996 Ford Explorer, driven by Dexter Bernard Williford, 47, also of Quincy around 3:10 p.m. The vehicles were southbound when the car experienced a problem with its left front tire, which then may have caused the brakes to lock, according to the accident report. The chain between the two vehicles tightened, causing the SUVs rear tires to loose traction and rotate toward the west shoulder of the road. As they began going off the road, both drivers attempted to steer left but overcorrected, causing both vehicles to overturn. The SUV came to rest on the drivers side, facing southeast against the left front of the car, which also landed on its roof. Both drivers escaped injury and were up walking at the scene when emergency vehicles arrived. Damages to the SUV were set at $12,000, with the cars damages set at $5,000. Both vehicles were towed from the scene by Kyles Recycling. Each driver was cited for operating a motor vehicle in a careless or negligent manner. Elementary & Middle School GRADesESBES.......................... B BMS......................... B Carr.........................A A WRR Tolar.......................B Hosford.........................AACalhoun and Liberty Countys elementary and middle schools had a drop in scores following last weeks release of their school grades by the Florida Department of Education. Educators are not happy with the tougher grading requirements recently implemented and this year, districts throughout the state earned fewer As and Bs. Last year, both Calhoun and Liberty County were A School Districts. This year, two Calhoun Schools dropped a letter grade. Blountstown Elementary and Blountstown Middle School each went from an A to a B. Carr School held on to its A. In Liberty County, Hosford kept a tight grip on its A status while W.R. Tolar School dropped to a B from last years A. The High School grades will be released later this year.Flint Walker shows his fellow 4-Hers how to shoot during last weeks Archery Day Camp in Bristol.Page 21 Heated argument results in battery charge against woman........... 2 Calhoun mother and son arrested after dispute over his children.......2 Liberty County families featured in Smithsonian display........... 5 LCHS Class of gathers to celebrate 60th reunion........5 Woman ejected when ATV runs into mailbox on post...8JOURNEY STORIESYoungstowns origins date back to the 1880s....28 LCSB minutes...31

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Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012 CALHOUN COUNTYJuly 9 Randall Pitts, driving with license aggravated fleeing, VOP, possession of a weapon by convicted felon, aggravated assault, burglary with assault, CCSO. Emilio Vangas, sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a park, CCSO. Andre Fountain, domestic battery, CCSO. July 10 Kevin Hill, theft less than $300, ing in stolen property, CCSO. July 11 Andre Fountain, VOP, CCSO. Sarah Bridges, domestic battery, BPD. Anderson Bridges, domestic battery, BPD. July 12 Lyndon West, petty theft, BPD. Michael Prince, VOP, CCSO. July 13 Patrick Lee, VOSP (times 2), CCSO. Antwan Miller, failure to appear, CCSO. John Finney, VOCP, CCSO. Christopher Melton, VOSP, CCSO. Lyndon West, VOSP, CCSO. July 14 Ursula Wverner, driving with license suspended or revoked, FHP. Bridgette Stewart, VOCP, CCSO. Jay Allen Pitts, battery (domestic), CCSO. July 15 Arthur Hiram Predatt, possession of prescription drugs without a prescription, driving with license suspended or revoked with knowledge, no motor vehicle registration, CCSO. LLIBERTYTY COUNTYJuly 10 Nathaniel Hall, VOSP, LCSO. Curtis Adrian Lipford, petty theft, LCSO. July 11 Loretha Swearengin, VOSP, LCSO. Sarah Bridges, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Troy Phillips, aggravated battery, LCSO. Laura Kupisz, battery, LCSO. July 12 Everett J. Ellis, petty theft, LCSO. Steve Manuel, failure to appear (warrant), LCSO. July 14 Richard Burke, battery, LCSO. Audie Callejas, petty theft, LCSO. Ursula Wverner, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Blountstown Police Dept.July 9 through July 15, 2012 Citations issued:A Accidents...............02 .................19 Special details Business alarms.....02 Residential alarms..........01 Complaints.............................................................109 SH H ERIFFS LOLOG A woman who was angry that someone had written a letter to her incarcerated husband to tell him that she had cheated on him went to a residence at Snipes Trailer Park and began arguing with the person she believed responsible, according to a report from the Liberty Laura Kupisz, 43, arrived at Patrice Yates door the evening of July 8 and began screaming Yates said she told Kupisz she did not know her husband and had not written Kupisz would not listen to her and became aggressive, according to Yates, who said that the angry woman then As the argument escalated and Kupisz Yates 18-year-old son stepped between Kupisz then hit Cody Yates in the chest two or three times and shoved him backwards as she continued screaming to his mother that Cody told the angry woman after realizing the sheriffs got in her car and spun off, leaving tire marks behind in Two witnesses gave statements that Kupisz shoved Cody and had threatened to kill his A trespassing warning was issued to When a deputy went to her home to speak with Kupisz after the altercation and warned her to stay away from the Yates After determining that Kupisz started the argument that lead to the battery, a She was taken into custody July 11 on a battery charge and later released on Marianna man charged with petty theft for stealing item just after selling it at auctionA 40-year-old Marianna man is charged with petty theft, stemming from an incident that happened during an auction nearly According to the arrest report, Curtis Lipford brought a mechanical spreader to sell at F&L Auction on Burlington price of $200 and sold it to After the purchase was made, Eubanks went to get a trailer to transport the spreader from the auction both the spreader and Auction owner Felton brought several items to be auctioned that day and was issued a check for $828 after the items were Attempts over past months to contact Lipford were unsuccessful and a warrant was issued for his Man charged with aggravated battery in attack outside homeA Bristol man is charged with aggravated battery after witnesses reported seeing him attack another man in the front yard of a residence on First A deputy responding to the victim, Douglas Barnhart, 52, sitting on the front porch of the some of his teeth were missing and he appeared dazed but was able to identify his attacker as Barnhart was at the home of Amber Mathis said she looked out the window after noticing headlights and saw Barnhart on the ground being kicked and beat in ran outside and managed to After receiving medical treatment, Barnhart gave a statement that he saw a red Jeep Cherokee pull up behind him and he braced himself as exchange blows until Mathis Phillips was later released on a $5,000 Heated argument results in battery charge against womanlauraLAURA kupisKUPISZ CurtisURTIS LipforIPFORD TroyROY PhillipsHILLIPS Blountstown mother and son arrested in dispute over kidsA Blountstown woman and her 27-year-old son were both arrested for battery after a family dispute that got out of hand when he returned to the home they shared to pick up his children, according to a report from the Blountstown Police A second charge was 57, when she made a threatening motion toward her son, Anderson Bridges, while they were being the report, Bridges took her hand and ran it across her throat in a threatening manner and then pointed to with her actions, Bridges An assault charge was She told officers the problem started when her son came to her Morningside Circle home July 11 to pick up his her house key from him and stated that he cursed at her and grabbed her by the arms as she was walking She told officers she didnt feel it was safe for the children to leave with had been living there but his mother kicked him out said his girlfriend was loading the children up when his mother came outside, said they werent going anywhere and started toward he stepped in front of her to stop her, she grabbed him go, he said she went toward stepped in front of her a second time and grabbed her by the arms to stop A neighbor said she didnt see who started the and came outside, where she saw the two grabbing Both were given a conditional release AnNDersonERSON BriRIDGesES SarahARAH BriRIDGesES compiled by Journal Editor Teresa Eubanks ARREST REPORTS

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JULY 18, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 3 ARREST REPORTS continued from page 2 Blountstown Health and Rehab16690 SW Chipola Road, Blountstown Telephone (850) 674-4311 Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center provides short-term and long-term care in a warm, personal manhealthcare, centered on caregiver compassion, offered in a comfortable home-like setting. Come Home to Rehab found, that to succeed as a Teacher, is the same as succeeding with the the post of Supervisor of Elections is a state mandated job, I have heard agree. Elect me, and I will take our CalNothing Is Straight Up Anymore.fairness for favoritism. Discipline and rewards are based on rather than Together we can straighten things out.Choose Integrity. A Grand Ridge man traveling in a car that matched the description of one reported to be involved in an altercation in Liberty County was pulled over after he got into Calhoun County Sunday afternoon. After checking on the driver Arthur Hiram Prevatt, 27 Calhoun County Deputy Nathan Jordan learned his license had been suspended, he did not display a license tag and his older-model Toyota was not registered. During a search, the deputy located a pill identified as Klonopin. Prevatt was taken into custody for driving while license suspended or revoked with knowledge, driving an unregistered motor vehicle and possession of a prescription drug without a prescription. His car was towed from the scene and impounded. charged but was transported to the emergency room to be treated for a bump on his head. After being cleared medically, he was picked up at the hospital by a family member. Prevatt was given a conditional release.Blountstown man charged with battery on brother in dispute over dog biteA Blountstown man was charged with domestic had just been bitten by his pit bull. The mother stated that Andre Fountain, 24, needed to leave and take his dog with him after the July 9 dog attack. Fountain started cursing and screaming and got in front of his mother. When it appeared he may have been about to hit her, his brother stepped between the two and told Fountain to calm down. Fountain then punched his brother in the face. The men was able to get away. Fountain then went outside and began stopping passing cars and asked if anyone had seen his brother. His brother then stepped out from hiding, told him where he was and again, urged Fountain to calm down. An animated argument between Fountain and his brother, drew a group of onlookers as things escalated around 4 p.m., according to a report from the Calhoun Fountain then picked up a stick, walked over to his brother and swung it near him. Fountain grabbed Fountains brother punched him, slammed him on the ground and held him there until deputies arrived. Another family member arrived on the scene, which angered Fountain, who tried to charge at him but was His mother told deputies Fountain had not been taking his medication as he should. Fountain was taken into custody and held in the county jail without bond.AndrNDRE FountainOUNTAIN ArthurRTHUR PreREVatt ATT

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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: thejournal@fairpoint.net ADS: cljads@fairpoint.net 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-LLIBERtTY JOURNAL Visit us on Facebook at CLJNews Page 4 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL julJUL Y 18, 2012Thats 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! 5,305 Wednesday, July 18 Monday, July 23 Tuesday, July 24 Sunday, July 22 Saturday, July 21 Thursday, July 19 Friday, July 20TODAYS MEETINGS7 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 7 p.m., Apalachee Restaurant #179 O.E.S., 7 p.m., Dixie Lodge in Blountstown.TODAYS MEETINGS7 p.m., Veterans Civic Center 9 a.m., WT Neal Civic Center 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 Courthouse 7 p.m., Fire House 4 p.m., Calhoun Liberty Hospital Attend the Church of your choice this Sunday BIRTHDAYS Stacey Duggar & Elijah Peterson BIRTHDAY Richard Allen Parrish BIRTHDAY Andrew B. Perkins BIRTHDAY Mark ToddOne hundred thirty-two people were in attendance at the 78th annual Oscar Hall Reunion held Saturday, July 7 at the family picnic grounds in Altha. Oscar Hall had 12 children, seven of which had descendants present. Lottie Barton of Altha is the only surviving child and four of her own children were in attendance with her. Ernie Baxter, 83, husband of Bernice Hall Baxter, was the oldest in attendance. old son of Kristy and Jeffrey Copeland of Bristol and great-great-grandson of the late Nolan Hall was the youngest present. James and Melinda Hall of Columbus, OH traveled the greatest distance. James is the son of the late Willard Hall and grandson of Oscar Hall. Parents and children enjoyed a giant way for the children to stay cool and wet. Everyone enjoyed plenty of fellowship and good food.Oscar Hall family reunion held July 7Attention Parents, Students and Bus Drivers: Beat the back to school rush for childrens immunizations, school physicals, sports physicals and bus driver physicals. Call the Calhoun County Health Department at 674-5645 to schedule your appointment now. berly will hold their annual family reunion Saturday, July 21 at the Altha Church of God Fellowship hall located on 26000 Fuqua All family and friends are invited. For more information, please contact Terence Leavy Wimberly family reunion set July 21Music by moonlight concert July 26 annual concert series at Landmark Park, the Fort Rucker 98th Army Band. Bring a lawn chair and picnic and enjoy music under the stars on the Gazebo lawn at Landmark Park. Concerts are free for everyone. No pets or alcohol allowed. for more information. Landmark Park is a 135-acre historical and natural science park located on U.S. Highway 431 North in Dothan, AL.MARIANNAChipola Baseball coach Jeff Johnson will hold two camps for High School players beginning July 30. All players entering grades nine through 12 are invited to participate. A Hitting Camp is set for Monday to 12 p.m. A Pitching Camp is set for from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cost of each camp is $100. For information, contact assistant 2332 or head coach Jeff Johnson at edu.Chipola Baseball to hold pitching and hitting camps for high school students ChipleHIPLEY for local governments and community development organizations Wednesday, 90, Chipley. is a 50/50 matching grant that will pay for landscaping along state rights of grants to improve the visual appeal of roadway landscapes and transportation facilities and sponsor litter prevention programs. For more information on the work680 or via email at faye.mcbroom@dot. the FHBC Grant Program can be found beauty.shtm. For more Florida Department of tion follow us on twitter @myfdot_ FDOT to host Hwy & immunizationsWimberlyREUNIONatAT the THE AlthaLTHA ChurchHURCH ofOF GodOD Doors open 9 a.m.

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JULY 18, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 5 EVENTSLiberty County families are featured in Smithsonian display at Settlement PHILL COALLE PHOTOThe Smithsonian Institute is visiting Calhoun County at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement with the presentation of Journey Stories from July 14 through August 25. The exhibit focuses on the various modes of transportation used by immigrants arriving in America and the subsequent journeys these early travelers undertook to settle in a new country. Liberty County is participating in this exhibit by presenting stories from the archives of many families in the county who traveled and settled in Liberty County in the 1800s, and more recently. The compilation of the material for the countys exhibit resulted from hours of research of various archival records and contributions from many antique items on display were added to the exhibit by various families. The exhibit includes some historic photos courthouse, a scene of downtown Bristol in the early 1900s, an image of the Ford Motor Company in Telogia in the 1930s as well as pictures of the old Virginia Carson Hotel and the Bristol Hotel. One eyecatching element in the display is a large old crosscut saw, on loan from the Jimmy Chester handmade by Seab Larkins. The work of local artist and historian Minnie Shuler is also included as are some family photos, including one from the 1930s of John Henry Hunt and his granddaughter, Clio Swain. A mounted 16.2lb. spiked bass caught in Telogia Creek by Cliff Shuler is another eye-catching element on the display board, emphasizing the importance of the rivers, lakes and creeks to the residents. The Liberty County Exhibit is sponsored by the Liberty County Board of Commissioners and Liberty County Arts Council. The exhibit committee included Billie Revell, Bess Revell, Minnie Shuler and Gloria Keenan. Assisting the committee in preparing the materials were Brooke and Monte Revell, Jon Kern, Emily Shuler, and Vanelle Summers of the The exhibit is open on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.. CT, and Thursday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. CT LCHS Class of gathers to mark their 60th reunion

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Page 6 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012 COMMENTARYCORNERJerry Cox is a retired military OXS Late Night LaughsA recaRECAP oOF recentRECENT obOBSerER Vation ATIONS by BY lateLATE niNIGhtHT tV TV hoHOStTS.Hundreds of times daily, Republican politicians and their surrogate radio and television talking heads shout out to the American people that raising taxes on the job creators, meaning the rich folks, will prevent job creators from creating jobs. You cant tell a bigger lie than that. If FactCheck were rating the Republicans job creator statement it would be Does anyone believe that giving a tax break to a corporation or business owner causes them to hire workers? That is so economically ignorant that it doesnt deserve a comment, but I will. Business owners are going to produce their goods and services with the least number of workers possible. The crux of the job creation argument isnt about rich people getting more tax breaks. The fundamental issue in creating jobs is CONSUMER DEMAND. That statement should be tattooed on the forehead of Republican politicians, their surrogate mouthpieces and every economically ignorant voter. through their demand for goods and services. When the basic guy on the street has disposable income to spend in the marketplace then jobs are created to meet consumer demand. Venture capitalists like Romneys Bain Capital do not create jobs. They lend money to or invest in companies. In return, venture capitalists get a cut of the Romney claims that he created jobs at the Staples to Staples, which then expanded. The success of the Staples chain would also have occurred if a bank had ture capitalist nor the bank created jobs. The owners of Staples created the jobs because there was demand for their product. If there was no demand for Staples goods and services, there would be no jobs and the company would close down. If you doubt this theory, then ask a local business owner what has to occur for the business owner to hire a worker. Inform the business owner that former President Bush reduced taxes in 2001 and 2003. Ask the owner if he or she then hired workers because of the Bush tax cuts. For the past decade the economy has been operating with the Bush tax rates which is another reason why the dont tax the job creators is hokum. Bush reduced taxes on the job creators, but the economy shed jobs during his eight years at the national helm. What happened? Right-wingers dont like to be reminded of how the dont blame it on Bush/Cheney, they blame it on Obama. True, Obama owns part of the naed under President George Bush. The There was money in the nations bank when Bush became president. During the 2000 presidential campaign, Bush said the excess money in the national treasury belonged to the people, and he was going to give it back. That comment got him elected. In 2001 and 2003, Bush lived up to his word and retime, the U.S. became involved in two wars for which the cost were not paid. The tax cuts and the cost of two wars were funded with borrowed money. Bush passed Medicare Part D, the largest expansion of Medicare ever, which was paid for with borrowed money. Even though Republicans were in power for eight years, there wasnt a peep out of the right-wingers about the growing national debt. Bush never asked the American people to pay for these cost. There was no call for a war tax. There was no effort to have Medicare Part D participants pay for the medicines that they were receiving. In the end, debt. At best, job creation during the Bush administration was minimal. So, the claim that reducing taxes creates jobs is bogus. The U.S. has been living with the Bush tax cuts for the past decade, and if the job creator theory were true, Americas work force would be fully engaged. The national debate is now about ending the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy with incomes over $250,000 and retaining the tax cuts for everyone else. While that plays well on Main Street for President Obama, its the wrong thing to do. My view is cancel the Bush tax cuts for all of us The country prospered under the Clinton tax rates. The budget was balanced and there was money in the bank. In addition to returning to the era of Clinton tax rates, the Congress should simplify the U.S. Tax Code. money to balance the budget. The deductions in the Tax Code are the result of special interest groups lobbying the Congress. Is there a possibility that common sense will prevail TThe job creator mythCalifornia is so broke that S San F Francisco has a cover charge and two-drink minimum to jump off the GGolden GGate Bridge. JAY LENOFFifty S Shades of G Grey, the popular book, has caused more hysteria among middle-aged women than an Ann Taylor clearance sale. JIMMY KIMMEL the fence to keep us from crawling back in again. JAY LENO In an interview with CBSS, P President Obama said ing a story to give Americans a sense of unity. In economy wouldve been cool too. JIMMY FF ALLONCalifornia is so broke that I saw a going-out-ofbusiness sign at a meth lab. JAY LENOwhole bunch of disturbing, pale characters battling each other but they settled down once the movie came on. JIMMY FF ALLONSSteven Tyler announced he wont be returning to host American Idol. I dont understand how anyone leaves that job. Its like, OK, well give you $20 million to just sit at a table and say I just wasnt feeling it for 12 weeks. JIMMY KIMMELThe inside of my car was so hot today that I was steering with my knees even when I wasnt texting. JAY LENOMitt Romney gave a speech at the annual NAACPP conference in Houston. Why, I dont know. Maybe he confused NAACPP with NASSCAR. JIMMY KIMMELIt was so hot today I was sweating like Mitt Romney trying to differentiate between Romneycare and Obamacare. JAY LENOI secretly want Romney to win because, look, Im a comedian. Mitt Romney is an ultra-Caucasian Mormon zillionaire who uses his dog as a hood ornament. F For me not to secretly want him as P President, its like Halliburton secretly not wanting a war. BILL MAHERIn a new interview, Mitt Romney said he doesnt doesnt manage them. Yeah, he would have said more, but he had to give a speech on why hes JIMMY FF ALLONThere are rumors on the Internet that Kris Jenner is cheating on Bruce Jenner. Imagine Bruces face JAY LENO enter a same-sex marriage. As opposed to most congressmen, who prefer to just enter someone elses marriage. JIMMY FF ALLONTheres talk that if Jennifer Lopez leaves American Idol theyre going to bring back P Paula Abdul. Insiders say P Paula was chosen over Chief Justice John Roberts, who producers felt was too unpredictable. JAY LENOJohn Boehner, who is speaker of the House of Representatives, is super tan, he cries, and he drinks. He should be speaker of the Jersey S Shore house. JIMMY KIMMELAt a Democratic fundraiser in S Seattle earlier this week, V V ice P President Biden said that Romneys economic policies were GGeorge Bush on steroids as opposed to Obamas policies, which are Jimmy Carter on Ambien. JAY LENO

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JULY 18, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 7 COMMENTARY WASHINGTONMERRY-GO-ROUNDby Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift WASHINGTON Watching the Republicans during the primaries earlier this year fooled some Democrats into thinking whoever emerged would be a weak candidate and that President Obama would handily win reelection. Mitt Romney has proved remarkably resilient and the stalled economy makes his election plausible, a hard truth that the president and his allies have come to realize. Both sides are pouring millions into ads in the critical swing states. Theyve spent more money so far than during the entire Bush-Gore campaign in 2000 and that was no cakewalk. Yet the race remains stuck where it was in the early spring. Obama has a small lead in the battleground states and the race is even nationally, with neither candidate reaching the crucial 50 percent mark. Given the weakness of the economy, its a testament to Obama that he has kept an edge over Romney. The one issue that could have sunk the president was health care reform. Instead, the politics have shifted just enough since the Supreme Court ruled the Affordable Care Act (ACA) constitutional. Obamas signature domestic achievement, after being reviled for the last two years, may end up helping him. The fact that it was Chief Justice John Roberts who gave the thumbs-up to ObamaCare undercuts the Republicans argument that it is big-government socialism and opens the door for Democrats to explain whats in the plan. People like the various components; they dont like the mandate, which only affects people who can afford health insurance and refuse to buy it. Romney called the mandate a free riders penalty when he was governor of Massachusetts and signed RomneyCare into law. Now Republicans call it, falsely, the biggest tax increase in history. Republicans in the House voted yet again last week to repeal ObamaCare, but hospitals around the country are embracing the law because it solves the indigent pay problem. If everybody has insurance, hospitals wont be stuck with bills for providing uncompensated care. As various provisions of the law go into effect, theyre proving workable and popular. Adult children can stay on their parents policy, which is a provision that MSNBCs Joe Scarborough, a former Republican congressman and an avowed conservative, sheepishly admitted his 24-year-old son was taking advantage of. Children with preexisting conditions cannot be denied insurance and when the ACA is fully in effect, that provision will apply to adults as well. Lifetime caps set by insurance companies will be a thing of the past, so people with catastrophic illnesses wont exhaust Critics of ObamaCare say they dont like government getting between a patient and their doctor. Insurance companies have had that role and what government is doing with the ACA is of the patient. Admittedly, its a hard case to make after two years of relentless attacks on ObamaCare as a big-government takeover, but ask anyone who receives Medicare if they like the program and youre likely to get a yes. The classic misbegotten sign during the Tea Party rallies of 2010 was Keep the governments hands off my Medicare. Finally, Obamas national plan was modeled on the Massachusetts plan, which Romney championed along with the late Senator Ted Kennedy. It is working well, it is popular and it has not exploded the state budget, as critics predicted. Anyone angry enough over ObamaCare to vote against the president on that basis alone has already made the position clear to the pollsters. The president has nothing more to lose over his historic victory on health care. This election will turn on leadership and thanks to the Supreme Court, Obamas leadership has been vindicated. In a rational world, Romney would be claiming credit for forging the way on health care. Instead of down playing his signature domestic achievement, he would point out that Obama imitated him then wed have a real contest.ObamaCare helping Obama

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Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012The Gardening Friends of the Big Bend (GFBB) will be presenting an all-day workshop, Fall Growceries and what to do with them, Saturday, August 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the University of Floridas Research and Education Center on Rt. 267 in Quincy (1/4 mile north of I-10/east side of road). Registration, with coffee and snacks, will start at 8:30 a.m. The program will include a multitude of information on such topics as: Fall Vegetables & How to Care for them, Herbs for the Panhandle, Easy Fruits for the Landscape, Growing Organically, Alternate Planting Practices such as small greenhouses, raised bed and container gardening and wrapping up with Food Preservation Principles. The speakers include Extension Agents, Master Gardeners and local business people such as Betsy Smith from MeltonSmith Landscape Art in Crawfordville and Her man Holley/Louise Devine from Turkey Hill Farm in Leon County. The speaker volunteers will be bringing some of their products for display and to sell. There will be a GFBB sponsored Plant Sale immediately following the program. The cost for this Workshop to GFBB members is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. The cost for nonmembers is $20 in advance or $25 at the door. This includes all printed materials, coffee and snacks, lunch, door prizes and a wealth of information! Preregistration is highly recommended due to space limitations. Those preregistering and prepaying will receive two door prize tickets in their packets! For more information and/or to register, e-mail friends@ifas.ufl.edu or B419@aol.com. Alternatively you may call Jill Williams at (850) 663-2280. Mail checks to the center at 155 Research Road Quincy, Florida 32351.Gardening Friends of Big Bend all day workshop set Aug. 11 Rider thrown when ATV hits mailbox and post by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorAn afternoon ride on a threeTallahassee hospital for a Bristol woman on Friday the 13th, less than an hour after emergency responders went to the scene of a two-vehicle crash north of Hosford. According to the report by FHP Trooper Sterling Stafford, 30-year-old Mindy Hagerman was riding a 1985 Honda Big Red three-wheeler east on the shoulder of CR 12 South and was approaching CR 379 when she lost control of the ATV and ran into a post holding two mailboxes. She went right into the mailbox, overturned and was thrown off, the trooper said. Hagerman was thrown about 12 feet from the point of impact. The trooper was unsure of her injuries but learned that evening that she was listed in stable condition at the hospital. He said it was likely that she hit a bump or started to cross the road when the three-wheeler crashed. I dont think speed was a factor, Stafford said about the 3:58 p.m. accident. I just think she made a bad decision. He said a citation will be issued for operating an ATV on an unauthorized road. You cant drive an ATV on the shoulder of a county or state-maintained road, he explained. You can only ride on private property or in the National Forest. VOTE AUGUStT 14 FoOR R RENE Atta TTA Wa A Y CRaA WFoORD a A cCLERK YoOU caCAN coCOUNtT oON! Rene Attaway CrawfordPOLITICAL AD PAID FOR BY ReneENE ATTAWAY CRAWFORD, DEMOCRAT, forFOR CLERK OF COURT for CALHOUN COUNTYClerk of CourtWhen I look at my twin granddaughters, I remember what my Grandmother, Elon White, would often say, We didnt come here to stay. We came to make a difference! Elect Renee Attaway Crawford as Clerk of Court and I will make a difference. AS YOUrR NEXtT CLErRK, I WiILL:requiring appointments practices to protect and preof access to public records I will use my background business and technology to DDANNIELEL WWILLLLIAMSS PHOTOSSBECOME A VOLUNTEERHelpELP an AN abu ABUSedED, neglectedNEGLECTED orOR otherwi OTHERWISeE at AT -riRISkK childCHILD byBY becomingBECOMING a A VolunteerOLUNTEER GuardianUARDIAN ad AD LitemITEM. FLORIDA GUARDIAN AD LLITEM FOUNDATIONPHONE (850) 410-4642DiIScCOVerER HOW YOU caCAN MaAKeE a A diDIFFereERENceCE iIN a A cCHiILdDS LiIFeE.

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JULY 18, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 9 Happy 26TH BirthdayStacey DuggarJuly 18 With all our Love, Mom and familyDebbie Duggar RUBY CLAr R KPaid Political Advertisement Paid for and Approved by Ruby Clark, Democrat, for Calhoun County Tax Collector PERSONALL Keith and I have been married for the past 34 years. We have one son, Scott, and a granddaughter, Emalee. Scott and Keith have had a plumbing business, KC & Son Repairs in Blountstown for 16 years. Im an active member of Travelers Rest Freewill Baptist Church in Clarksville. EXPERIENCE the Assistant Tax Collector (2004-2008). One year in the Jackson County different Tax Collectors: the Honorable Barbara A. Davis, the Honorable Doris Burkett and currently with the Honorable Sherry A. Brown.for Calhoun CountyTax CollectorElect on August 14 On August 14th please vote for proven honesty, integrity and leadership ability. Ruby Clarkfor Calhoun County Tax Collector James R. Ronnie celebrated his 60th birthday on July 16, 2012. James R. Ronnie is the son of Cassie Merle Pullam of Bristol and the late James Manning. Husband of Michele S. Manning and father of James Eric, Mitchell, Aleah and Selah. He has 5 grandchildren, Ember, Sydney, Shelby, Rylan and Cheyanne. He celebrated his birthday at Camel Lake with a host of family and friends. James R. Ronnie enjoys his grandchildren, working on computers, family genealogy and reading.James R. Ronnie ManninANNINGHappy 60ThHBirthday Payment $2,500 Chevy Silverado Ex-Cab0% interestDaylight Auto Financing2816 Hwy 98 West Panama City, FL 32401(850) 215-1769Hours 9 a.m.-9 p.m.You are automatically approved if you can make your payments on time Happy BirthdayJUsSTinIN and AND JoshOSHUaA TaTA YLorORJustin and Joshua Taylor are celebrating their 10th birthday Wednesday, July 18. They are the sons of Ferlon and Robbin Baggett of Altha and Glenn Taylor of Orange Park. Their grandparents are Vern and Gloria Messinger of Hosford and Donnie and Camille Tharpe of Marianna. They enjoy riding horses, kayaking on the river and playing with their friends. ELYssahSSAH KaA YLaA HarAR VeELLElyssah Kayla Harvell celebrated her sixth birthday Tuesday, July 17, along with her mother who turned 41. She is the daughter of Joanna and Bubba Harvell. Her grandparents are Louise Tipton, Rudy Maguder and Floyd Harvell, Sr., all of Bristol, and Patricia Marshall of Steinhatchee. She has a big sister, Crystal and big brother, Mikey. She enjoys spending time with her uncle, John El Tipton, going to church and being outside. She also loves animals, especially horses and her cats. KaALY BrookROOK Par ARTridRIDGeEKaly Brook Partridge celebrated her 13th birthday Monday, July 2. She is the daughter of Kevin and Amy Partridge of Bristol. Her grandparents are Jack and Cathy Revell of Bristol and Daniel and Fannie Partridge of Sumatra. Her great-grandparents are Horace and Joyce Cushing of Tallahassee and Nelle Brock of Havana. She enjoys being on the go! She enjoys cheering, volleyball and softball. She likes to hang out with family and friends, especially her best friend, Cheyanne. She enjoys being the big sister of Kacy and Jake.JakeAKE DanieANIEL Par ARTridRIDGeE birthday Wednesday, July 18. He is the son of Kevin and Amy Partridge of Bristol. His grandparents are Daniel and Fannie Partridge of Sumatra and Jack and Cathy Revell of Bristol. His great-grandparents are Horace and Joyce Cushing of Tallahassee and Nelle Brock of Havana. He enjoys being spoiled by Granny, playing chase with Heidi, riding the golf cart with his sisters, Kaly and Kacy and being loved by all.

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Page 10 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012 ATTENTION! VOTERS OF CALLHOUUN COUUNTYYWe are Thomas and Caroline Howell. Our dad is Ray Howell and he is running for Clerk of Court for Calhoun County. He is the best dad and I know he is the best candidate for Clerk of Court. Please vote for him for Clerk of Court on August 14. Thank You, Thomas and CarolineRAYHOWELLFOR Clerk of Court LOGGERS! Dont get stopped in your tracks. Call us!Premium namebrand tires TELOGIA BAPt TIStT CHURcCH VBSS Our pilots are fueled up and ready for take-off for an Amazing Wonders Aviation VBS. VBS will be July 22 26 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. We are preparing to Amazing natural wonders. The kids will eat at the Paricutin Volcano, make the most canned food items will have a popsicle party during missions. Our goal is 700 cans if we reach this the face on family night. So lets get those cans coming in. We will kick-off our VBS Saturday, July 21 with A Flying High VBS Funday. There will be a large water slide, an airport shuttle ride, games and free food from the Amazing Wonders Aviation hotdog stand. This will be a great time to take advantage of early registration. Anyone who brings a canned food item to this event will receive Awesome Power. If you need a ride to VBS, please call Brad Kincaid at 273-1444 or 379-3206. CORINtTH BAPtTIStT CHURcCH SKY Vacation Bible School (VBS) was a great time for all with to the water balloons and then especially the yummy SKY VBS was held Sunday, June 10 through Wednesday, June 13, from 5:30 8:30 p.m. each night. Bible lessons, crafts, singing and games were among some of the activities the children and workfriends to VBS is presented with a Bible during the Family Night program which was held Thursday, June 14. There was an extra special treat added in for this year, none other than a Dinner Date ride in Herbie, The Love Bug chauffeured by Pastor Kyle and First were Zach Flanagan and Kelby Fine. A special shout out of thanks for donations provided gly of Bristol and Frito Lay. The hours and labor of love that went into the success of the VBS have not gone unnoticed. FISHISH FRR Y is invited to come out and meet our new pastor. For more information, please call (850) 274-7755.PRO PROJEECT LI LI-NUS NUSpel is interested ect Linus chapter year with the national headquarters. August is the next and different ways to get material donated. Because there is an application fee, we need to know if there is an interest. Blankets may be crocheted or the edges. Please call Janice Harris at 674-1225 or email her at mainebound15@yahoo.com. Blankets are provided to children from infancy to age 18. Please contact us if you have an organization that would be interested in distributing. Also, we need businesses that are interested in making a donation for materials... this could be money, or fabric and yarn. Please contact us by August 1 so a decision can be made to pursue this endeavour. Thank you in advance for your interest. The church phone number is 674-1225 and the website is carrchapelac.com. If you do not have a BAACK TO O S SCHOOLHOOL SUPPLIES SUPPLIES Open Arms giving away back to school supplies to children in surrounding communities Saturday, July 28 at 10 a.m. The church is located on the corner of Hwy. 73 and For more information, please contact Pastor Bill BIGIG WA A VEE DISISCOOVERER Y Beginning July 29, Big Wave Discovery. The event is for kids, ages Kg. through third grade. The VBS schedule is as follows: VBS at 6:30 p.m. Water slide and cook out at 7 p.m. 1 VBS fun at 6:30 p.m. program and refreshments at 7:30 p.m. For more information, please call Jill Davis at (850) 643-2658. Note of ThanksThe family of Jeanette Johnson would like to take this opportunity to express our deepest gratitude and appreciation for the support, kindness, and caring that was shown by so many in the loss of our loved one. and compassionate in their care. We are grateful for so many friends and relatives who brought food and worked tirelessly to show your love and compassion. The service by Pastors Stallworth and Throckmorton, along with others, was heartwarming. The congregation outstanding in the musical presentation. We are grateful for each and every visit, card, call and each and every act of kindness and compassion shown by everyone. Your expression of kindness and support will live with be showered on each of you. The family of Jeanette Johnson NEWS FROM THE PEWSBECOME A VOLUNTEER HelpELP an AN abused ABUSED, neglectedNEGLECTED or OR otherwiseOTHERWISE at AT -risRISK childCHILD by BY becoBECOMingING a A VolunteerOLUNTEER GuardianUARDIAN ad AD LiteITEM.FLORIDA GUARDIAN AD LLITEM FOUNDATIONPHONE (850) 410-4642DIScCOVER HOW y YOU cCAN MAKE A dDIFFERENcCE IN A cCHILdDS LIFE.

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JULY 18, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 11 To the editor: I am hearing many negative remarks about the consolidation of voting precincts in Calhoun County. Now you have to leave your comfort zone to vote. How many of you remember when we only had two precincts? One in Altha and one in Blountstown. The candidates would hire people to go out and bring the folks in to vote. They may also have given the voter a cool refreshing drink while pumping him up for the right man for the job. Well times have changed! Along came big government with money. The war was over and more people came and with them, more frills and with the frills, more voting precinctssome of them within a stones throw of your homes. Now! Lo and behold! Here comes consolidation! You have to drive eight to 10 miles to vote! Yet, They dont consider the working man, duh! Do you have any idea what it costs to operate a voting precinct? The costs vary depending on the size of the district. Prior to the consolidation there were three voteach other; one at Henderson Mill, one in Pine Island and one at the Library on North Pear. It takes six to eight people to properly conduct the voting, per the law. These Poll Workers are trained for three to four hours prior to election day. Then on election day they report to the precinct at six oclock, bringing their own lunch and must stay until the polls close at seven oclock, then the votes are counted by the voting machines and reported to the supervisors home. That is 13 and a half hours plus the training time prior to election day. They are paid $116 each for their efforts. Let us do a little math. For a precinct with six workers, that is $696 for labor. With two precincts using 12 workers and one precinct using eight workers, we have 20 workers for three precincts at $116 each, we have $2,320 labor plus the costs of connecting telephone lines, the machines and supplies needed in each precinct. We had 11 precincts before the consolidation. The expenses quoted here are for only three precincts. The Henderson Mill precinct is termite-infested. It would have to be replaced. New equipment has been purchased to improve the voting process and to eliminate workers. The four precincts relocated to the civic center will use only 10 workers instead of 24. In 2016 all counties in Florida will be required to have this new equipment. More over, when the County Commission reviewed the savings involved in the consolidation, they approved it. If this consolidation will inconvenience you on election day, you may vote early at the supervisors Just take the Fannin Avenue door, then the elevator and you have no get an absentee ballot. Just return it before election day. I dare to say you will be in town several times before election day. Just an after thought; If you election, would you do something that caused you negative reviews? I dont think so! This consolidation is better for everyone and will save the County and YOU, the taxpayer, money. Now who doesnt want our See you at the polls! Margie Mason, BlountstownPoll consolidation saves a lot of money SPEAK UP!WITH aA LeETTeER TO THeE eEDITORWrite: The Calhoun-Liberty Journal P.O. Box 536, Bristol 32321 Glenn KimbrelELECTCALHOUN COUNTYSHERIFFI believe that COMMUNICATION with the citizens is the most important way to build a strong, effective Sheriffs Department! I want the opportunity to bring an OPEN DOOR POLICY to Y YOUU the citizens of Calhoun County as your next Sheriff! Y YOUU, the citizens, to talk to you and hear any of your concerns. different areas of the county to meet and talk to YYOUU! order to better serve YYOUU! 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While letters focusing on the issues and challenges facing our communities are welcome, information regarding a single local candidate is considered a political ad and must be handled as such. We appreciate the fervor with which many of you have for the political process and your preferred candidates and will be glad to help you with a political ad, which must have a disclaimer at the bottom indicating who the ad is for and who is paying for it. Please note that any letters we do run must always be signed and include the writers phone number and town of residence so that we can verify it. We have received a number of anonymous letters, which, while certainly interesting to read, we are unable to publish. Thank you

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Page 12 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012 Sue Summersfor Superintendent of Liberty Co. SchoolsLET EXPERIENCE WORK FOR YOU! Dear Citizens: As the Superintendent of Schools, I am very proud of the last four years and the many accomplishments we have achieved. As a result of the hard work and continued commitment to excellence and learning by the teachers, administrators, staff, and parents, the students of Liberty County continue to make great strides. If you reelect me on August 14, my goals for the next four years are: students can earn more college credit before graduating high school earn while in high school return to school by offering an alternative program computer based instruction ELLECT To the Citizens of Liberty County: I want to thank you for the opportunity and privilege to continue to serve you as the Liberty County Judge. I am humbled and honored by the trust you have placed in me and will continue to strive to discharge this responsibility with a heart for fairness, justice, and integrity. As always, I love Liberty County and will continue to seek what is best for our citizens even if it requires tough love in the performance of my duties as your judge. Thanks again for your Kenneth L. Hosford Liberty County JudgePaid by Kenneth L. Hosford for Liberty County JudgeThank You NO HIDDEN CHARGES: It is our policy that the patient and any other person responsible for payments has the right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed by payment or any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours or responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment.Cataracts? Now a reality for many.LLee Mullis M.D. and Cataract SpecialistSmart Lenses SM procedure can produce clear vision without eyeglasses.Close-up, Far away & In-between CALL TODAY for a Smart Lens Evaluation Mullis Eye Institute 4320 5th Ave. Marianna(2 Blks from Jackson Hospital)(850) 526-7775 or 1(800)769-3429 How are the worlds reptile species faring in terms of population numbers and endangered status? Whats being done, if anything, to help them? icesmdNYThe worlds reptilesturtles, snakes, lizards, alligators and crocodilesare indeed in trouble. The International Union for Conservation of Nature, which publishes an annual global roster of threatened and endangered species called the Red List, considers some 664 species of reptilesrepresenting more than 20 percent of known reptile species worldwideas endangered or facing extinction. Meanwhile, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service considers about 10 percent of American reptiles threatened or endangered. Why care? The Biological Diversity (CBD) considers reptiles amazing creatures with clever adaptations that have helped them survive for millions of years. CBD also points out that reptiles are valuable indicators of wider ecological health. Because many reptile species are long-lived and relatively slow-moving, they suffer from disturbances like habitat loss or pollution for extended periods, the group reports, adding that a diverse community of reptiles living in a given area is evidence of a healthy ecosystem that can support the plant and animal life they and other species need for food and cover. So whats causing the reptiles decline? While habitat loss is the most obvious cause of endangerment, declines are even even occurring in pristine areas from threats such as disease, UV radiation and climate change, reports CBD. Overcollecting and unregulated hunting also are taking a toll on reptile populations. In order to help stem the tide of reptile loss, CBD leverages the court system to pressure the federal government to protect at-risk species. For instance, back in 2004 the group worked with the Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection in shovel-nosed snake, which dwells in the quickly disappearing wild desert around fast-growing cities like Tucson and Phoenix, to the federal list of endangered species. Finally in 2011 the federal government agreed that it would add the snake to its list of endangered species which will help it get the habitat protection needed to ensure long term survival. CBD also works on other fronts for reptiles. The groups campaign to outlaw rattlesnake round-upscontests whereby hunters collect and kill as many snakes as they can in a year has helped stem population declines of eastern diamondback rattlesnakes. And CBDs efforts to educate the public about the plight of freshwater turtles, which are overcollected for food and the pet trade in the southern and midwestern parts of the U.S., helped convince regulate turtle harvests. One way everyone can help reptile species in decline is to make our backyards friendly to them. The U.S. Geological Surveys Patuxent Wildlife Research Center offers tips on what to plant and how to arrange a landscape to encourage reptiles and other wildlife. Landowners that take these steps may be rewarded with fewer pests, given reptiles taste for large numbers of mosquitoes and other insects as well as small rodents. Other pro-reptile tips include driving carefully (road mortality is a big issue for snakes, turtles and other species) and keeping outside areas around your property free of garbage that might attract raccoons, crows and other pests that also prey on reptiles. 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JULY 18, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 13 T upperware Call Beth EubanksYOUR Tupperware Consultant at (850) 643-2498 or (850) 570-0235Go for the GoldThese high-performance favorites set the gold standard in kitchen storage. Buy now & save! Best of the Latest Country Charted songs, mixed in with your favorite oldies.WPHK Radio K-102.7 FMWYYBT Radio Y-1000 AM K102.7 FM Hometown News, weather and river readings at 8 a.m. ET. Our daily newscast also airs at 1 p.m. and again at 5 p.m. ET.Swap Shopfrom 9-10 a.m. ET Buy, Sell, Trade or Give Stuff Away.We've got the fence posts to meet your needs. Liberty Post & Barn Pole, Inc.Dempsey Barron Road, Bristol (off Hwy. 12 N) Phone (850) 643-5995MARIANNA The U.S. Department of Labor recently awarded a $3.9 million grant to Chipola College and the University of West Florida to provide education, training and job placement assistance to meet the demand for high-skill workers in Northwest Florida. The project, Florida Hire Ed, allows Chipola College to enhance or increase the employment prospects for lowincome or under-employed individuals in Holmes, Washington, Jackson, Liberty and Calhoun counties. Funds will not pay for tuition; however, funds will support additional services for participants, such as textbooks, online course access and industry exams. Chipola College and UWF will eninformation technology and healthcare. cates that represent portable skills recognized by employers nation-wide. Programs at Chipola College and Washington-Holmes Technical Center included in this project will prepare information technology students to CompTIA A+, CompTIA Security +, Windows 7 (level 1), Server 2008, CompTIA Network +, and Ethical Hacking (level 2). Health sciences programs included in the project are Medical Technician, Paramedic, and Bridge-to-ADN students. Chipola president Dr. Gene Prough, said, This project comes at the perfect time for the college and the local economy. This grant will allow us to provide the necessary training that positions. We look forward to working with UWF, the Washington-Holmes Technical Center and the Chipola Regional Workforce Board as partners in training more students for high-skill, high-wage jobs in technology and health care. made available about the new training step, prospective students may visit the and complete the participant application form to determine their eligibility for assistance. For information on this and other programs served by the One Stop Center systems, call (850) 718-0326 or (850) 638-6089. The contact person at Chipola College is Vicki Mathis at (850) 718-2289. The Washington-Holmes contact is Stephanie Halley at (850) 638-1190. Chipola offers help for the unemployed & underemployed Political Advertisement Paid for and Approved by Donnie Conyers, Democrat for Liberty County Sheriff Liberty County Sheriff We stand with our Sheriff in this photo to support, endorse and pledge our commitment to both him and to all the citizens of Liberty County. Through Sheriff Conyers leadership, Liberty County was recognized as the Safest County in Florida, and we pledge to continue to strive to keep your families safe. Donnie Conyers OurHE IS TRURULY OONE OOF UUS! Please join with us And help us to keep

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Page 14 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012 Why the turtle?Find out at electscottphillips.com and come enjoy a Free Fish Fry Friday, July 20 at 5 p.m. Paid by Scott Phillips, Democrat, for County Commissioner, Dist. 5Man arrested for riding off with someone elses bikeA 27-year-old Hosford man is being held without bond after he took off on someone elses bike when he was asked to leave a home in the early morning hours of July 9. According to the arrest report, Everette Jedadiah Ellis was at a Dewber Road residence late Sunday night when others there who said they were alarmed that he was drinking and smoking Mojo told him to leave due to his behavior. When he departed sometime after midnight, a witness saw him take off on an 18-speed Roadmaster bike that belonged to Tammi Williams. A warrant was issued for Ellis, who was taken into custody July 11. He is being held without bond for violation of probation.Domestic dispute report in Hosford results in arrestsA woman wanted on an outstanding warrant for petty theft was taken into custody after a Liberty County Sheriffs Deputy responded to a report of a domestic dispute in Hosford Saturday night. Deputy Jonathan Gentry arrived at a Burlington Road residence and spoke with Richard Earl Burke, 53, who said he and his girlfriend, Audie Callejas, had been drinking and got into an argument. She had left and gone to a neighbors home before the deputy arrived. After running a check on Callejas, the deputy learned she was wanted on a petty theft charge. She was taken into custody. Burke was also arrested and charged with battery.EVerettERETT EllisLLIS RichardICHARD BurURKeE AudieUDIE callejasCALLEJAS A 27-year-old man from Stuart, FL is currently being held on $20,000 bond following his arrest for selling crack cocaine in Blountstown late last year. Emilo Vargas was taken into custody after a confidential source was used to make a purchase from him on Lockwood Avenue on Nov. 17, 2011. According to the arrest report, someone working with the drug task force made a controlled purchase of crack cocaine, using $40 in cash from which the serial numbers had been recorded. The source made contact with Vargas and exchanged $20 for an unspecified amount of the drug. The transaction, which was recorded, took part within 1,000 feet of several churches and two parks. Vargas is charged with the sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a park.Man arrested for selling go-kartA Bristol man is facing several charges after he failed to repair a customers go-kart and instead, sold it to a recycler. Kevin Hill, 51, had agreed to this year. He had been working out of a repair shop on SR 71 South. The owner of the Hammerhead Twister go-kart said she last saw her property at the shop this past February, several weeks after originally bringing it in. When she later paid a visit to the shop, she discovered that neither Hill nor the go-kart were there. An investigation by the Calhoun County the go-kart had been sold for recycling at Cumbaa Enterprises. In May, an employee there recalled seeing something similar to the missing go-kart several months earlier. When the companys records were reviewed, a ticket was found that documented that the go-kart was sold for $78 for recycling on March 22 by Kevin Hill. Hill has been charged with theft of property worth less than $300, false verification of ownership and dealing in stolen property. He was given a conditional release following his arrest on July 10.Man charged with selling cocaineEmilioMILIO VarVARGasAS KeKEVinIN HillILL ARREST REPORTS continued from page 3 MAKE A NOTE ads in by noon Saturday! Email: thejournal@fairpoint.net

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JULY 18, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 15 VOTE FOR AND ELECT Thomas FLOWERSCalhoun County Commissioner, District 5 Proven Leadership Honesty and Integrity Financial Experience (25 years) Local Small Business Owner Family Oriented A Positive ChangeI Desire to Serve as a Public Servant and Not a Politician.Paid Political Advertisement by Thomas Flowers, Democrat, for Calhoun County Commissioner, District 5 Located at 20634 E. Central in Blountstown (850) 674-8801 "Fine Jewelry & Gifts"RLAYAWAYSThe Diamond Corner $10OFF1 Pair Jeans at The Diamond Corner SAVINgGS Come in and check out all the New Colors of Man charged with stealing beerA 21-year-old Blountstown man is being held on $1,500 bond after surveillance video at the Central Avenue East Southern Express showed him going to the back of the store and taking two beers from a case of Bud Light Platinum on May 3. video putting the two bottles in his pants. He took two more bottles and brought them to the counter and paid for them, according to a report from the Blountstown Police Department. He was charged by a warrant and taken into custody July 12.A Blountstown man charged with battery following dispute with wifeA Blountstown man was taken into custody after his wife called to report that he had hit her twice. Deputy Nathan Jordan was dispatched to the couples home on 22nd Street and en route, he saw Jay Allen Pitts, 51, walking along SR 20. He pulled up to speak with Pitts and asked him to get in the patrol car so they could go to the house. to speak with Pitts wife, she told him they had been arguing all day due to her husbands drinking. She said she locked him out of the house to banging on the door to get inside so he could get another drink. She said she opened the door and said he could come in if he would act reasonably. She said he entered the home and started yelling and cursing. She said she picked up the phone and went outside to call 911. She stated that as she was walking out, Pitts came up behind her and hit her in the head and neck multiple times. He then left and began walking down the street. He was charged with battery and is being held without bond.Lyndon YNDON WestEST JayAY AllenLLEN PittsITTS continued from page 14 ARREST REPORTS

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Page 16 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012 WEATHER A shelf cloud is shown rolling through downtown Blountstown at 3:10 p.m. on Tuesday in this photo by local weather watcher Jean E. Weeks. She explains that a shelf cloud sometimes forms ahead of a severe, long-lasting thunderstorm such as a mesoscale convective system (MCS), multicell or supercell. Cold downdraft air surges out along the surface and lifts the (usually conditionally stable) warm air ahead of the storm up to condensation level. A smooth shelf-like cloud forms, skirting the thunderstorm. The shelf cloud is usually accompanied by a gustfront. JeanEAN E. WeeEEKsS PHOTO AFterTERNOON StTOrRM CLOUD Thunderstorms can be a wonder to behold ... for humans. Pets, however, may not be so enamored with the booms and crashes of thunder. Dogs, cats, even small rodents often become creatures of habit. They like knowing they are secure and what's to come next. Surprises and extraordinary events can put pets on edge. Loud noises often spook pets. Everything from noisy possibly leading to unpredictable behavior. Summer can induce anxiety in pets. Many cats and dogs will try to hide when they hear thunder or other loud noises. Pet parents can play off of this behavior and create safe sanctuaries to which their pets can retreat to ride out the noise. The following are a few tips to reduce pet anxiety when thunderstorms roll in. Set up a comforting den. If your dog or cat sleeps in a crate, cage or a special nook in the house, use this area to establish a safe haven. Put comfortable pillows or mats on items will help mask the sights and sounds of outdoors. Put in familiar toys or even one of your shirts to establish familiar and comforting scents. Keep the windows closed and the drapes drawn. Minimize what cats and dogs can see or hear. If they don't know what is occurring outside, they likely won't be frightened. However, many pets have very good hearing, so loud thunderclaps might still be audible. Put on soothing music. Throw on a show or songs that have steady, repetitive beats. This, too, will help mask the unpredictable sounds of a storm. Walk your dog before the storm hits. Don't punish the pet. Stressed pets may soil indoors, cower, fail to respond to commands, or engage in destructive behavior. It is important not to admonish the pet simply because he or she is scared. Doing so may only make the situation worse. Don't comfort the pet, either. It may be tempting to sit and cuddle a dog or cat and reassure him that everything will be alright. This fawning over the pet may only help to reinforce negative behavior and the pet's inability to overcome the fears himself. Talk to the vet. If fears are paralyzing your pet, talk medication use may help assuage fears. Some vets prescribe a mild tranquilizer to help pets. Because fear can cause skittishness, many pets end up running away from home during storms. It is imperative to returned promptly if found. CCalm frightened felines and fearful FFidos when a thunderstorm begins

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JULY 18, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 17 J ourney StoriesLEFT: R. L. Alford reads a bit of Calhoun County history as he points to a picture he found in one of the historical records at Saturdays reception to celebrate the opening of the Smithsonians Journey Stories display at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement in Blountstown. BELOW LEFT: The hand of Sharon Crews rests on a historical record of Liberty County that included a picture of her grandfather. BELOW: Susan Mills examines a table LEFT: Students visiting the exfor the names of their grandphoto or two. BELOW FAR LEFT: The image of the old Blountstown High School buildBELOW: A Moonshiner doll sits next to a framed slogan discouraging the use of alcohol. PHILL COALLE PHOTOS The Journey Stories display will remain set up in the Clubhouse at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement through August 25. It features photos, stories and personal mementos from families who traveled to the Florida Panhandle

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This year, Blountstown High School will be implementing the use of parking decals. Any student who drives to school will be required to purchase a decal. Each student will be assigned a permanent parking spot on campus for the school year. This new requirement has been implemented to increase the safety and security of BHS students and their personal property. The money earned from parking decals will go towards student activities. Beginning August 1 BHS students can come sign up for their parking decals. Decals can be picked up from Brenda Burnsed or Carmen Overholt; the cost is $10. Students will need to bring a copy of their drivers license, proof of insurance and license plate number; students will also need to be able to provide make, model, color and year of the vehicle. Seniors: Off-campus lunch forms will be available beginning August 1, 2012; we encourage seniors to bring in their day of school. Please see Brenda Algebra 1 End-of-Course Exam Retake will be administered on August 7, 2012; any student participating in retakes will be contacted with detailed information on testing. The next ACT will be held at Blountstown High School September 8. The registration deadline is August 17. Registration packets are not available at this time, students are encouraged to register online at www. actstudent.org. Blountstown High School Open House will be held August 9 from 5-7 p.m.; students can pick up their class schedules at Open House. Page 18 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012Students in the Liberty Educational Adminstration PreK & Kindergarten (LEAC) program in Bristol have been working hard to get in shape this summer. We have been practicing our sit ups, pushups and stretching exercises! Every one of our campers has shown an improvement in how many they can do of each one in one minute. We are so proud of all the progress they have made. this summer, too. We have been learning about all the different kinds of clouds and making our own too. Every time we go outside we talk about the clouds and what they look like and why they move the way they do. Our campers have enjoyed learning about their 5 senses and how to make healthy food choices. We have all learned so much about many things this summer and will be doing so until the very end of camp! BELOW LEFT: Gracie Faulk and Jalyn Lago make their Students getting into shape at campABOVE: Jordan Pride LEFT: Amanda to touch Landric Snow own blountstown high schoolBHS implements new parking rules altha wildcatsThe volleyball program at Altha School will have volleyball tryouts for the 2012 season Monday and Tuesday, August 6 and 7 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Athletes are asked to arrive at 3:30 p.m. to sign in and verify eligibility. To be eligible, students must be rising sixth to 12th grade students at either Altha Public School or Carr School. Students must have all of the following: 1) 2.0 GPA 2) current school physical (less than a year old) 3) signed parental release form Tryouts will be for potential middle school, junior varsity and varsity teams. The teams will be cut on the last day of tryouts and regular season practice will begin Wednesday, August 8. To possibly become part of the team, you must attend both tryout dates. If you are interested, please call Altha School at 762-3121 and have your name put on the tryout list. This will allow time to verify eligibility prior to tryout dates. If you have any questions, you can contact LeAnna Hall at Altha School.

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JULY 18, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 19 EDUCATION JOB MARKET School Health Support Aide CALHOUN AND LLIBERTY COUNTYMedical experience with children Duties to include: Position available in Calhoun and Liberty Counties. Closing Date: 7/23/2012 TALLAHASSEE A As Florida continues efforts to raise school performance, the states school grades are being calculated using more rigorous standards and new achievement levels. A According to the 2012 school grades report for elementary, middle and some combination schools released by the Florida Department of E E ducation, 89 percent of schools (2,301) earned an A A, B, or C grade and 11 percent (285) earned a D or F grade. This has been a year of tremendous change for Floridas students, teachers and schools, said Commissioner of E Education Gerard Robinson. Floridas economic future depends on preparing our students for success. The high standards we have in place today will help our students prepare for college, the workforce and life. our students to compete with the best in the nation and around the world. times in the past ten years. The results show that after an initial drop, school grades improved consistently in the years that followed. A As Florida moves toward implementing the Common Core S State S Standards in 2014-15, the progress seen over the next few years will smooth the transition to the more challenging standards. 2012 School Grades Elementary, Middle and Combination Schools (without high school grades) The school grades are as follows: have included students who are just learning E English and students with disabilities in the school grade performance component, added Commissioner Robinson. It is important that we measure our schools by the performance of all students, since that is the most accurate and fair way to represent our diverse state. Based on a recommendation by the Commissioners Taskforce on Inclusion and A Accountability, the S State Board of E Education approved a policy ensuring that no school would drop more than one letter grade from the previous year. This provides Floridas public school leaders, teachers and students a year of transition to the new standards. Florida has graded schools on an A A-F scale since 1999, offering parents, teachers, students and taxpayers a simple and effective way to see how well their schools are doing. H High-performing schools and those that improve their school grade may receive school recognition dollars and struggling schools will receive extra help to improve. Floridas school improvement or Differentiated A Accountability program provides focused support teams, the Florida Department of E E ducation offers districts and schools the expertise of individuals with a proven track record of increasing student achievement. The teams work directly with schools and districts to develop individualized improvement plans designed to increase student performance. For more information about Floridas support for low-performing schools, visit the Bureau of SSchool Improvement. School Grade Resources For more information about the Florida school grading program and to view your schools grade information, visit SSchool Grades.A A summary of the 2012 school grading formula is available at Grading Floridas Public SSchools. Parent resources and FA AQs are available at Floridas Path to SSuccess and Just for Parents. Tougher assessments, higher achievement levels, new performance into school grade results $ AVON$all toda EarnARN40%STARTERKITONLY $I0 date Medical Card.Apply in person at: Experienced MECHANIC cal Card.Dump Truck DRIVER TALLAHASSEE A A new grant from the Division of Florida Colleges and the Florida College S System cial literacy awareness of Florida students and decrease the numbers who default on student loans. The Financial L L iteracy Program Grant will help students make better decisions about how to pay for college by awarding a $10,000 grant to 10 Florida colleges to augment current new programs. future, said Florida College S System Chancellor Randy H H anna. This grant will help our colleges to get the word out about new and existing programs that will help students make the best decisions for their situation. Colleges are encouraged to create programs or utilize existing programs such as the Navigating your Financial Future website. The free program is offered by the Florida Department of cial A Assistance to help students and decisions about their postsecondary cial assistance outreach team provides assistance for high school and college staff and students through interactive literacy brochures and posters and individual student counseling. For more information about the Navigating Your Financial Future program or to contact a member of future.org/. New grant helps students make smart TALLAHASSEE In an effort to help adults earn their high school ible manner, Florida is moving to offer the computer-based GEED test. The GEED Testing S Service is partto offer registration, scheduling and testing on a computer. The computerbased test will be available at testing centers in A Alachua, Citrus, E Escambia, H Highlands and Walton counties. I am pleased that Florida is accessible, said Commissioner of E Education Gerard Robinson. The improved process will provide adult learners the opportunity to earn their GEED credential so they can get a better paying job, enter the workforce or register for college training programs to support themselves and their families. The new computer-based testing experience will provide adult learners their jobs and families. While the new computer-based test has the same test content currently offered on the paper test, the new system will introduce a streamlined process that allows online registration and scheduling any time of the day windows and quicker test results. Individuals wishing to register to take the GEED test should visit GEED Testing S Service to The online registration process allows users to select the testing date and time that works the best for them. For more information about the new GED online registration process, visit GED test on computer.One-stop registration, instant scores, appointments

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Page 20 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012 My Family, My CommunityPast, Present, FuturePolitical advertisement paid for & approved by Sharon Revell Mackey, Democrat, for Supervisor of Elections Elect SHARONREVELL MACKEYFOR Supervisor of Elections Dedicated Honest Responsible SincereAndy Revell and Justin Cessna are shown with Garet Shuler, TOP Facilitator from the Liberty County Health Department, as they build a garden box. 4-H members build two garden boxes for Veterans Civic CenterThe Wymans Teen Outreach Program (TOP) is a national program for teens whose effectiveness has been proven in 30 years of operation. Based upon the principles of youth development and the socio-emotional well being and mental health of teens. Wymans TOP is an approach that provides teens with the necessary supports and opportunities to prepare for successful adulthood and avoid problem behavior. In Liberty County, the Teen Outreach Program (TOP) has been able to work with the 4-H program this summer by participating in community service learning activities. We have also partnered with National Association of Home Builders and the Bristol Youth Academy to build two garden boxes that will be on display at the Civic Center. This provides all involved an opportunity to learn Life Skills, Healthy Behaviors and a Sense of Purpose as we begin to plant a small garden. We would like to thank all those who helped in this project.In the not-so-distant past, cell phones did little more than make phone calls. Today, users can connect to the Internet, take videos and photos, make transactions, and even pinpoint their exact location. Many people consider their cell phones their life lines, keeping appointments organized, contact numbers and e-mails handy, and even storing important photos. Though today's phones featured advanced safety measures, a phone can still be hacked or stolen. One of the newer privacy concerns is software deand also where the phone has been. Although this technology can be advantageous, particularly in the case of locating criminals or lost children, the possibilities for unethical use abound. In a digital world, privacy is much harder to come by. Protecting your privacy should be a top priority, and there are a few ways cell phone users can keep their privacy from being compromised.* Clean out the phone before selling or donating it. Failure to do so may provide the next user with archived messages and contact lists that you may think have been erased but are really stored in the depth of the phone's memory. Before you get rid of an old phone, use the phone's reset codes to return it to its default settings. Be aware of vishing. This is similar to phishing email scams. Vishing involves fraudulent phone calls or text messages being sent to get banking numbers or info. Buy a basic phone. If you are concerned with all of the things smartphones can do, including mirroring your phone actions on a computer account, consider buying a phone that does little more than make phone calls. Turn on privacy settings. Most phones come with settings that can be turned on or off, depending on the level of privacy you desire. You may be able to disable GPS pinpointing or logging of messages. Read the user's manual prior to using the phone to learn all of the intricacies. Don't give out personal information in public. Don't ramble off personal information in public areas or where there are large crowds. Be aware of your surroundings and who may be listening. Limit access to certain Web sites on your phone. It encrypted. Therefore, it may be best to make banking transactions from a home computer instead of from a mobile phone.Cell phone privacy is something to take seriously. With all of the advancements in phone technology, it's easier than ever before for criminals to invade your privacy.Privacy risks increase as mobile phones do more

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JULY 18, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 21 RIGHT: Sarah Shuler, 10, takes aim with her compound bow as she participates in last weeks Liberty County 4-H archery camp.Liberty County 4-H held an Archery Day Camp at the Veterans Memorial Civic Center and Park on July 10 & 11 under the direction of 4-H Program Assistant Cathia Schmarje. Neil Shuler and Flint Walker, who have been involved in the 4-H archery program for a number of years, served as teen counselors. The eight youth they worked with had abilities ranging from beginners to advanced. Safety is the most important aspect of archery that many times is taken for granted. The rules and range commost. The beginners were taught to use the safety equipment then they discussed the parts of the bow and arrow. Most people associate bows and arrows with only hunting but the group also discussed the history of archery. The youth spent a lot of time tice is a lot of fun. While on the range, the youth had to be attentive to the whistle commands. Being attentive is a character trait and life skill that will be used throughout their lives. The Liberty County 4-H program has had to for several years recurve bows and recently received a grant from the Easton Foundation that purchased new targets as well as 12 compound bows. Youth ages eight to 18 can participate in 4-H Archery Clubs that will be held twice monthly at both Tolar and Hosford Schools. Please call the UF/IFAS, Liberty for more details.BELOW: Flint Walker, 15, removes his arrows from the bullseye on the target as archery camp participants look on. Walker, an accomplished archer, was one of the teen counselors for the event. LEFT: Camp counselor Neil Shuler, 16, takes aim with his compound bow. RIGHT:Kilyn Gautier, 8, readies her bow and arrow for her turn on the shooting line. BELOW: Young archers remove their arrows from targets before getting ready for another round. PHOTOS BYY PHILL COALLE4-H Archery DaAY CaAMP Students learn bow and arrow basics

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Page 22 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012 EDUCATIONUF researchers awarded $5.5 million in federal grants to help teachers reduce disruptive classroom behaviorGAINESVILLE University of Florida education researchers have received two federal grants totaling $5.5 million to conduct studies aimed at relearning environment. Their intervention research targets at-risk children during two of the most transitional middle school years, grades 6 Education. researchers at UF and Virginia Commonwealth University. Co-investigators Maureen Conroy of UF and Kevin Sutherland The four-year investigation will inclassrooms, most of them in Head Start hometown of Richmond, VA. Each year, of 90 at-risk children will serve as a comAs many as one-fourth of children elevated risk for ment, and most structured classfore, Conroy said. Through 14 weeks coaching, we will train teachers to tive instructional strategies for imin CLASS model individual and class-wide interventions to er and students and enhance the overall Teachers discuss classroom rules and and waiting their turn in a circle during a game or sharing time, she said. Such cisely and intensely for given situations. activities. The treatment also has a home-school or which correcthey learned that day. The second federal grant, worth $1.5 milwork of University of Florida a lesson series teaching middle school students lems techniques to control their emotions early adolescent years. Those with serious said. They require focused attention to systems. riculum for teachers of children with ally a two-unit, 26-lesson curriculum that shows students how their minds work and how they can use that knowledge to take that merit some attention outside of what changing situations. These high-level skills known colsonal goals, control their emotions and Starting in August, the researchers will two Gainesville schools Lincoln and The UF researchers will continually additional large-scale testing.Up to 10 percent of middle school students have that merit some attention outside of what is normally provided in our education system. We are developing lessons that tap self-control skills such as monitoring adapting to changing situations. UF SPECIAL EDUCATION ProfessorROFESSOR StephenTEPHEN SMithITH 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 COLLLLISION CENTER Big River RV 1/2 sandwich & soup or salad $595 Early Bird Specials Tuesday SaturdayLAKEThe Lake House RESt T AUrRANtT

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JULY 18, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 23 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 Bristolof Bristol Telephone (850) 674-2266 YY our 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& CrematoryWILLIAmM FRED BAILEY MARIANNAWilliam Fred Bailey, 69, of Marianna, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2012 in Marianna. He was born N November 16, 1942 in Goodwater, A AL and had lived in Marianna since 2004, coming from Silva, N NC. He was a retired Lieutenant with the Wakulla County Sheriffs Dept. with 30 years of service. He was a Mason, a York R Rite Mason and a Shriner. He was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Barbara Bailey of Marianna; one son, Mark Davis of Cullman, A AL; four daughters, Sharon Wisham and her husband, Steve and A A ngela Bailey, both of Crawfordville, Martha Bailey and Melanie Lynch and her husband, Les, both of Tallahassee; two brothers, James Bailey of Sylacauga, A AL and Johnny Bailey of Lincoln, A A L; three sisters, Mary Skelton of Childersburg, A AL, Clara Bailey of Crawfordville and Patricia Barnett of Sylacauga, A AL, 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services were held Friday, July 13 at Friendship Baptist Church in Crawfordville with R R everend Michael Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge may be made to the A American Cancer Society. ChHARLES LLUNDY HANSfFORD, JR. MARIANNACharles Lundy Hansford, Jr., 91, of Marianna (AAlliance Community), passed away Sunday, July 8, 2012 in Blountstown. He was born January 12, 1921 in A Alliance and had lived in Jackson County all of his life. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his daughter, Charlotte Howard of Mexico Beach; one half-sister, Christine Cook of Quincy and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services were held Tuesday, July 10 at Peavy Funeral I Interment followed in Mt. Olive Cemetery. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. A ARVENIA C. FOIStTER PoORt T ST. JoOEAArvenia C. Foister, 84, of Port St. Joe, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2012 in Port St. Joe. She was born A April 19, 1928 in Bainbridge, GAA and had lived in Port St. Joe for the past 50 years, coming from Bainbridge, GAA. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist faith. Survivors include two sons, Douglas Foister and his wife, Janice and Waylon Foister and his wife, Marie, both of Panama City; one daughter, Judy Foister of Panama City. Graveside services were held Friday, July 13 at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Vada, GAA with R Reverend James Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. BURL GRIffFFIN GRANdD R RIdgDGE passed away Thursday, July 12, 2012 at his home. He was described by many as a strong willed, determined man who never met a stranger. He was preceded in death by two sons, two brothers and both parents. great-grandchildren. Shady Grove Cemetery with R Reverend Daniel Yoder Lanier-AA ndler Funeral Home in Sneads was in charge of the arrangements. Hospice of Marianna, 4215 Kelson A A venue, Suite E E, Marianna, FL 32446, or your local A American Cancer Society.S SUSAN DDIANE PIppPPIN SNEAdsDS Susan Diane Pippin, 53, of Sneads, passed away Thursday, July 12, 2012 in Marianna. She was born September 9, 1958 in Marianna to the late Jake and I Ida Lou (Bryant) Pippin. She was a bookkeeper for A Admiral Benbow Lodge in Chattahoochee for many years. She was preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include two brothers, James Pippin of Sneads and A Allen Pippin of Mobile, A AL; and one sister, Barbara McDaniel of A Altha. Memorial services were held Sunday, July 15 at A Adams Funeral Home Chapel with R Reverend David GoodA Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh.com. Two locations to serve youBlountstown and Bristol674-5449 or 643-5410Visit us online: www.adamsfh.com RRIchCHARD EEUgGENE RRIcCKY HANSfFORD Alth ALTHARRichard E Eugene RRicky Hansford, 55, of A Altha, passed away Saturday, July 14, 2012 at his home. He was born in Marianna and had lived in Calhoun County most of his life. He was a line technician with Fairpoint Communications for 35 years and attended the A Abe Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church. He was preceded in death by his Father, R Richard Harold Hansford. Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Karen Hansford of A Altha; two sons, Kevin Hansford and his wife, one daughter, Kayla Dalton and her husband, E Eddie; his mother, Louvenia L.V. (Chason) Hansford; one brother, Terry Hansford, all of A Altha and eight grandchildren. Family will receive friends Wednesday, July 18 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at A Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown. Services will be held Thursday, July 19 at 11 a.m. at the A Abe Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church with R R everend Michael Morris and R R everend Dewayne Cemetery near A Altha. A Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh.com. OBITUARIES SUBSCRIBE TO THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL $18Send your name & mailing address to us at The Journal, P.O. Box 536, Bristol, FL 32321, along with a check for $18 and well get your subscription started!PER YEAR

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Page 24 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012 PAID BYY EDDIE JOE WHITE, DEMOCRAT, FOR LLIBERTYY COUUNTYY SHERIFFEddie Joe Whitefor Liberty County SheriffGreetings Liberty County, I would like to begin this article by thanking you the reader for taking the time to familiarize yourself with what I stand for as a candidate and for caring about the future of Liberty County. The fact that we must make a change clear. We must as a community look to the The safety and security of our county has been compromised and on that premise, I submit to you, that we must make a change! you and earn your trust. If he has failed to do so in that length of time, there is no reason different. All of my professional life has been dediperience in law enforcement and corrections, as a deputy sheriff. As a security specialist at ited training through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement in areas such as domesand many others that support professionalfrom carpentry, to pulling wrenches and toting a chain saw for local loggers to supplement my income. I know what hard work is and feel What sets me apart is the combination of my What I offer is lasting change. Because the lenges that our county faces, it will require a With your support I will work tirelessly along side my staff to combat our drug problem, a respected and professional department that you can be proud of. your concerns into my mission to reform the you are rich or poor. My promise to you is that cide what qualities a candidate should possess your candidate what I offer is this: Honesty and sional career in a manner that I am proud of and with your support I will bring these qualiyahoo.com.Respectfully, Eddie Joe White Candidate for L Liberty County Sheriff New editions of manatee and sea turtle decals are For more information on manatee and sea turtle decals, please visit MyFWC.com/Manatee or MyFWC. com/SeaTurtle.New manatee, sea turtle decals issued include questions about rates and to describe anWorkshops on gopher tortoises are planned

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JULY 18, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 25 WILDLIFEAlligators are active during the warmweather months, and theres a good chance that people who live around water will encounter these native creatures. Alligators are deceptively quick, both in and out of the water. If someone is bitten by an alligator, he or she should seek medical attention as soon as possible. Alligator bites can result in serious inment, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Avoid the risk of an alligator bite by not taking matters into your own hands or putting yourself in harms way. Call the FWCs Nuisance Alligator Hotline at 866-FWC-GATOR (392-4286) to report any alligator you believe poses a threat to people, pets or property. If theres an issue with an alligator, call the FWC and let the experts take care of it, said FWC Lt. Scott Lee, Taylor County watch supervisor. We certainly dont want anyone getting hurt attempting to capture, kill or subdue an alligator. Taking an alligator without a permit is a violation of FWC rules, and anyone intentionally killing an alligator could be cited, Lee explained. The Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program (SNAP) uses contracted nuisance alligator trappers throughout the state to remove alligators that have become a problem. If an alligator is 4 feet or larger and the complaint meets other qualifying criteria, SNAP will issue a permit to a contracted nuisance alligator trapper authorizing the removal of the animal. In 2010, SNAP received 13,047 nuisance alligator complaints, resulting in the removal of 5,856 nuisance alligators. Here are some tips people can use to stay safer around alligators: Be aware of the possibility of alligators when you are in or near fresh or brackish water. Bites may occur when people do not pay close enough attention to their surroundings when working or recreating near water. Do not swim outside of posted swimming areas or in waters that might be inhabited by large alligators. Alligators are most active between dusk and dawn. Therefore, avoid swimming at night. Dogs and cats are similar in size to the natural prey of alligators. Dont allow pets to swim, exercise or drink in or near waters that may contain alligators. Never feed alligators its dangerous and illegal. them into the water. Although you are not intentionally feeding alligators when you do this, the result can be the same. Observe and photograph alligators only from a distance. Leave alligators alone. Handling even small alligators can result in injury. State law prohibits killing, harassing or possessing alligators. For more information on alligators, visit MyFWC.com/Alligator.The rising water levels caused by Tropical Storm Debby are forcing many ground. Snakes, altop the list of displaced wildlife. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) cautions the public that snakes can be on the move areas. When you are out in your yard, especially if you have standing water, be focused on your surroundings and be on the lookout for snakes, said Eric Dennis, FWC biologist. The FWC has information about the various snakes, both venomous and non-venomous, that live in Florida. Check out the Living with Snakes area of MyFWC.com. Alligators can also be on the move with the rising water, Dennis said. If you see alligator somewhere it shouldn't be, don't attempt to move it or grab it. Call the FWC's Nuisance Alligator Hotline: 866-FWC-GATOR (866-392-4286). The FWC brochure A Guide to Living with Alligators has plenty of helpful advice. It is available for download at MyFWC.com/Alligator. Although the FWC doesnt handle insects, anthe rising waters, Dennis said. I've seen this in get near them. The entire colony of ants abandons their mound when bind together into a ball drift to higher ground. Displaced wildlife can be seen during unusual times of day and in unusual places, such as a residential area. If you do see an animal in your yard, the best course of action is to leave it alone. Don't approach it. Don't try to feed it. The animal is not trying to relocate to your property; its most likely place to live, Dennis said. Dennis also said its important that nothing is left out around the property that could inadvertently attract wildlife. Attractants include trash cans, unsecure pet food and pet food dishes, barbecue grills, wildlife feeders for birds or squirrels, and compost piles for food scraps. Secure these items so wildlife does not have access to them. If you see an animal that is hurt, dont approach it. The animal could respond badly to your kindness and end up hurting its would-be rescuer. If it isn't hurt, it may be stressed from the changes in its environment and still strike out, even if you're attempting to help it. Remember its a wild animal, Dennis said. If you see something really out of the ordinary, you can always report it to Wildlife Alert at 888404-3922.FWC sets up hotline for reporting nuisance alligatorsFlood waters can displace wildlife Visit us online at CLJNEwWS.COMT

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Page 26 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012 NEED A VEHICLLE!!!!Buy Here, Pay Here $0 down, 1st Payment, Tax, Tag & Title Call Steve (334) 803-9550 wired for hanging, stain washed wood frame, 27 1/4x17 1/4, $18. Call 643-7567 or 674-5257. 7-11, 7-18Childrens books, all types/ages, Big and Little Golden books, Rand McNally, etc. prices vary. Wooden teaching puzzle for 3 years and older, non-toxic, was special ordered, never used, $3. Crib set, sweet teddy bear design with comforter and matching bumper crib pads, seldom used, $14. Various childrens toys, too many to list. Call 643-7567 or 674-5257. 7-11, 7-18Girls bicycle, $10. Call 6436488. 7-11, 7-18American Idol tickets in Orlando, August 2. Selling at $192 each, Will sell for $82 each. Call 896-0333 or 674-8071. 7-11, 7-18Swimming pool 15x42 above ground with pump and ladder. Works great, $65. Call 643-6260.7-11, 7-18Shoesens/girls size 7, $30. Call 6436260. 7-11, 7-18Exercising pedal walker machine, $50. 1960 antique baby stroller, $40. Call 570-3806.7-11, 7-18Solid sterling silver necklace with real gemstones, paid $300, asking $150. Call 899-0792, no calls after 9 p.m. (CT). 7-11, 7-18Bedding material: Sheets, comforters, mattress pads, cotton blankets, mattress covers and more. 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 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNALCLASSIFIEDSTo place your ad, call 643-3333 by noon Eastern Time on Monday UFN. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks. ITEMS FOR SALEFurreal Butterscotch Pony, stands over 3 feet tall, maximum weight limit is 80 lbs. Butterscotch Pony moves her head and ears, blinks her eyes and swishes her tail. She whinnies and neighs like a real pony and will crunch on a carrot (included). Bought new for $235, asking $75. Call 643-4362.7-18, 7-25Generator, 4,000 WAT, 220 and 110 capacity, like new and runs great, $300. Call 674-1840.7-18, 7-25Antique National two drawer cash register, $350. Electric scales, $75. Cast iron wall oven (electric replica of old wood stove), $150. Call 643-3509. 7-18, 7-25Dirt Devil vacuum, $25. Pieces of quilts, $25. Exerciser for the feet, $15. Call 674-3264. 7-18, 7-25Nearly 100 pieces of Avon Cape Cod dinnerware, $200. Call 5573455. 7-18, 7-25Box of shirts, $1 each. Box of quilt pieces, $5 a box. Call 6743264. 7-11, 7-18Elliptical exercise machine, $50. Call 379-3505. 7-11, 7-18Hand pull golf bag carrier great condition, $25. Golf clubs, irons, woods, putters, etc. Sets or separate, pick and choose, $3 each. Call 643-7567 or 674-5257.7-11, 7-181968 Jim Bean political donkey decanter, very collectible, Regal China, 13 tall, $15. Call 643-7567 or 674-5257. 7-11, 7-18Wall mount pot rack hand forged attached hooks, $24. Wall mirror, stain washed pine frame, brackets for hanging two ways, 22 1/2x18 1/2 like new $13. Retro beveled wall mirror, heavy, very sturdy, For Rent in ALTHaA762-9555 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 RRENTALs SCall 573-5255, 762-9555, 762-8807 or 762-8597 7 days a week service UFN Find a bargain in the Journal CLASSIFIEDS! BD, 1 1/2 BA TownhousesBRISTOL Mobile Homes643-7740 FOR RENT BLOUNTSTOWN $350 month + deposit(850) 674-3694after 5 p.m. or leave messageFOR RENT B Call David at (850) 674-1000 or (850) 674-1706 Apartment FOR Rent IN BlountstownGood downtown location. Walk to everything.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 APPLIANCESMagic Chef gas stove in mint condition, $200. Call 933-4968.7-18, 7-25Washer and Dryer, fair condition, $55 for pair. Call 526-1753.7-18, 7-25 FURNITURETwo matching recliners, blue and less than two years old, $125 each or both for $200. Sofa and love seat, dusty blue and dusty mauve, $300 for set. Call 5573455. 7-18, 7-25Two 2 1/2 foot lamps shaped like $30. Call 674-3264. 7-18, 7-25Childs safety bed rail (age 2 or older) 48 long, deters falling from standard width mattress, sturdy, like new, $28. Call 643-7567 or 674-5257. 7-11, 7-18Twin bed frame, headboard and mattress set, $65. Sofa and matching chair, tan, $150. Call 643-6488. 7-11, 7-1896 sofa, navy blue in excellent condition, $250. Call 591-9873.7-11, 7-18Waterbed, $40; table, $35. Call 674-3264. 7-11, 7-18Four antique ladder back chairs with brand new bottoms, $150 for all. Antique dressing vanity with wooden rollers in excellent condition, $100. Call 899-0792. No calls after 9 p.m. (CT). 7-11, 7-18 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.$115,900Call 762-8185 or 447-20257-18 T 8-8 OWNER FINANCING, NO QUALIFYING WANTED: REALL ESTATE Will buy 10 to 1,000 acres, reasonably priced. Immediate closing. Call (850) 544-5441 or (850) 570-0222 For Rent inALTHLTHA762-3706 Mobile Home 2 BD / 1 BA$350 MONTH$200 DEPOSITNO PETS *Local Graft Cutting *Basic Yard Maintenance *No Contract Necessary Call (850) 899-0269Grass Cutting Services FOR Rent IN ALTHa A HHouse for Rent in Bristol$400 month + $300 depositNO Pets(239) 336-9165 Call (850) 447-2714 or (850) 643-6230s 2008 Double-wide Mobile Home with 10.76 acres. 3BD, 2 BA, living room, family room with front and back porch. Asking payoff.SOLD

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JULY 18, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 27 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNALCLASSIFIEDSTo place your ad, call 643-3333 by noon Eastern Time on Monday UFN. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks. Beige recliner, $20 OBO. Love seat, burgundy and navy, $30 OBO. Wing chair, royal blue, like new, $40 OBO. Call 209-0163.7-11, 7-18Good used furniture and appliances needed at Calhoun Liberty Ministry Center. Call 674-1818. UFN MOTORCYLES & ATVsUUTV, red, low miles, two seater, wipers, winch, brush guard, lights, a dump bed, trailer hitch and knobby tires, $2,900. Call 643-5650.7-11, 7-18 TRUCKS2003 Hummer, H2 luxury edition, excellent condition, $18,500 (serious inquires only). Call 762-2020. 7-18, 7-252003 Dodge custom van, very low mileage, one owner, bucket seats, bed/couch, TV & VCR. Call Mike at 643-8099 or Marie at 6745321. 7-11, 7-18NICE CAR of Forgotten Coast, LL LLC, for inventory of our great trucks selection log on to www. nicecarofforgottencoastllc.com. BC/7-25-12/$12 CARS1989 Toyota Tercel, extra clean inside and out, approximately 49,000 miles, good tires, cold AC Call 674-8437. 7-18, 7-252005 Chevy Malibu, 130,000 miles in good condition, $4,000. Call 575-8194. 7-11, 7-18 VEHICLE ACCESSORIESAuto radio with cassette player, removed from a Chrysler to upgrade the system. Still works great, free. Call 643-7567 or 6745257. 7-11, 7-18 HUNTING/FISHING12 gauge Thumbuster shotgun, $175. Call 643-3509. 7-18, 7-25 STARSCOPEFAMOUUS BIRTHDAY YSARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 A vacation could be in the works in the next few weeks, Aries. Because tasks can seem to sneak up on you, get the planning started early and work up an itinerary. TAUURUUS Apr 21/May 21 Take some time to look through your checkbook or online bills history, Taurus. You may have a few unexpected expenses on the horizon and youll need to some extra cash. GEMINI May 22/Jun 21 Loss is not something easily overcome, Gemini. If youve lost someone you love due to relocation or illness, surround yourself with a good support team until you rebound a bit. CANCER Jun 22/Jul 22 Never say never, Cancer, because you may look foolish when you eventually do the things you said you never would. Instead, be open to all possibilities and opportunities.L LEO Jul 23/Aug 23 Great ideas often arrive with little effort, Leo. Its turning those ideas into a working project that can often take a lot of energy. However, Gemini, youre up for the challenge. VIRGO Aug 24/Sept 22 For the most part youre insistent on doing things route, Virgo. Try to let go a little this week and let someone else handle things for a change.L LIBRA Sept 23/Oct 23 Libra, you may have your heart set on making a change, but you have not quite narrowed down what that change will be. Sit down and work on some ideas this week. SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22 The only way you will know if your ideas have merit is to stick you neck out and take a chance once in a while, Scorpio. You just may be surprised at the feedback. SAGITTARIUUS Nov 23/Dec 21 Theres not much else you can do with regard to a tenuous relationship, Sagittarius. So its best if you just cut your losses and move on. Youll make new friends easily. CAPRICORN Dec 22/Jan 20 Although you want to be everything to everyone, theres only so much of you to go around, Capricorn. Dont spread yourself too thinly because it can take quite a while to recuperate after. AQUUARIUUS Jan 21/Feb 18 Aquarius, you are ready to dabble in something that you and you alone enjoy. Figure out what you need to get started and begin building around your PISCES Feb 19/Mar 20 With so many friends seeking your attention, Pisces, you just may be the star of a particular social event that may come up this week.Week of July 15 ~ July 21JULY 15 JULY 16 Corey Feldman, Actor (41) JULY 17 David Hasselhoff, Actor (60) JULY 18 JULY 19 Brian May, Musician (65) JULY 20 Gisele Bundchen, Model (32) JULY 21 Robin Williams, Actor (60) County in the Aspalaga area. Call 643-2799. 7-18, 7-25FOUUND: Dachshund, black male on Glory Hill Road in Altha. Showed up on front porch about two weeks ago. Call 762-4168.7-11, 7-18 WANTEDSchool program, I am looking for somebody who might still have a copy of an old elementary school program for Sweethearts and the theme was He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. I really would like to get a copy of this, I dont mind paying a fee. The year might have been 1985. Call me at 6439330. 7-18, 7-25AC unit, one large or two small units in good condition reasonably priced. Call 674-6940. 7-11, 7-18Standard transmission with overdrive for late 70s or mid 90s Volvo. Call 693-0898. 7-11, 7-18Pigmy goat, female, reasonable priced. Call 209-0910. 7-11, 7-18Refrigerator Call 674-3264. 7-11, 7-18 HOMES & LAND2008 custom built home, 1 BD, 1 BA, 576 sq. ft. Must be moved, $20,000 cash. Call 591-9873, only serious inquiries please.7-11, 7-18LLand for sale, 4 acres in Telogia with county water and highway frontage. Call 445-5002. 6-27 T 7-251994 Mobile home, 16x80, 2 BD, 2 BA, in great condition, handicapped accessible, $14,500. Call (317) 682-8625 or (601) 9264095. 6-27 T 7-18 YARD SALESHOSFORDY Y ard Sale, Saturday, July 21 from 7-11 a.m., located on Hwy. 65 just left of Hosford School. DVDs, CDs, books, kitchen items and so much more. Call 379-8538. T-hull with a 50 hp Mercury motor, trolling motor, trailer in good condition, $2,000 OBO. Call 643-8263 after 6 p.m. weekdays. 7-18, 7-25 WATER WELL SUPPLIESDo you need parts for That Darn Pump? 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/SUPPLIESHimalayan dog, eight months old, purebred, no papers, moving and cant take with us. Free to a good home. Call 643-2556 or (850) 541-6572. 7-18, 7-25Billy goat, 8 weeks old, dewormed, had shots and very healthy, boar/ milk goat cross. Will be medium size when grown, $50. Call 7623667. 7-18, 7-25Kittens, kittens and a side of more kittens! We are looking for a good loving home. We are female, healthy, bursting with energy and bundles of joy. We are 12 weeks old and have had our kitten check up and a second vaccination. Can you provide us with love and a good home? If so, well give you hours of enjoyment and great companionship. For more information about us or to meet us and see how loveble we are, please call our Foster Mom, Ruth at (850) 237-2740. 7-11, 7-18New Zealand rabbit, male, approximately 12 weeks old, $10. Call 447-0189. 7-11, 7-18Shih tzu Poodle two years old, $50. Call 674-3264. 7-11, 7-18Buy, sell or trade in the LOST & FOUNDFOUUND: Two male Schnauzer type dogs, gray and black, one with clipped hair. Found in Liberty Small Town TOMA cartoon by Mike Barnhouse

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by Sarah (Ross) SappYoungstowns beginning date back to the 1880s. The Nixon family homesteaded land two miles south of the town and Community. Youngstowns origins date to the 1880sThe Panhandle Pioneer Settlement in Blountstown is featuring a special exhibit in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution and Florida Humanities Council Museum on Main Street. The exhibit, known as Journey Stories, is on view in the settlement clubhouse and will run from July 14 August 25, 2012. This is the only facility located in North Florida that has been selected for the exhibit. All other locations are in South Central and South Florida. The story shown here is one of JOURNEY STORIEsS Page 28 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012 FRONT ROW, from left: Retha Vann (Parker) and David Monroe Ross. BACK ROW: Herbert, David Martin, Louise, Lee Monroe and Ira. LEFT: Ross General Store located in Youngstown on Highway 231 in the early 1940s. ABOVE: Mary Frances (Boyer) and Lee Monroe Ross in Youngstown, FL sometime in the 1950s.

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JULY 18, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 29 PROBLEM #7: SOLUTION:I believe in a professional, not political, Sheriffs See next weeks Journal for PROBLEM #8. Elect FOR LIBERTY COUNTY There is no substitute for EXPERIENCE SHeriERIFFEEFFEcCTIVE BBUT FF AIR LAW EENFORc CEMENT FOR OF UUS!Paid for by Henry Hamlin, Democrat for Liberty County Sheriff All HenrHENR YHHAmlinMLIN To Americans, the month of July is very Great Britain. However, the month of July is historical outside of America's borders as well. The following notable events occurred both inside and outside of America 100 years ago this month.On July 1st, baseball's Chicago White Sox, a team that would face scandal within the decade for deliberately losing the World for 81 years. On July 12, India is deluged with 33 inches remain a record in India for nearly 95 years until Mumbai received 37 inches of rain in June of 2005.Animator William Hanna, who would later co-found American animation studio HannaBarbera, is born on July 14. when it falls on its side on July 16. Colombia celebrates the centennial of its On July 23, Milan is battered by a tornado, millions of dollars in damage to the city.The legend of Paul Bunyan is introduced for the Detroit News-Tribune that runs on July 24. JULY: It happened 100 years ago collection of household goods from the 1700s on Smithsonians Journey Stories event at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement on Saturday.PHILL COALLE PHOTO

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Page 30 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012 PUBLIC AND LEGAL NOTICESNOTICE OF APPLLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PATRICK BRY YCE WARD, the holder of the following cer Description of Property: L Lot 3, Block G, Orange Park Subdivision, as per Plat recorded in Clerk Circuit County, Florida. Olin Dalton bidder at the front door of the ROBERT HILL CLERK OF COURT LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA Kathleen E. Brown ______________________________________IN THE CIRCUUIT COUURT OF THE FOUURTEETH JUUDICIALL CIRCUUIT, IN AND FOR CALLHOUUN COUUNTYY FLLORIDA CIVILL ACTION Case No.: 07-2008CA-000279 WACHOVIA MORTGAGE, FSB, FORMERLYLY KNOWN AS WORLLD SAVINGS BANK, FSB, Plaintiff, vs. ARTUURO C. LLEYYVA, et al, Defendant(s). ___________________/ NOTICE OF SALLE PUURSUUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBYY GIVEN CRETE NAIL IN THE PAVESOUTHEAST CORNER OF CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA; AND RUN THENCE WEST ALONG THE SOUTHERLY BOUNDARY OF SAID SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTHENCE CONTINUE NORTH SAID SOUTHERLY BOUNDSECONDS EAST, A DISTHE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH TAINED RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY OF BUDDY ADKINS ROAD; THENCE WEST ALONG SAID SOUTHOF WAY BOUNDARY, A DISONDS WEST, A DISTANCE EASTERLY ALONG A FENCE AND THE EASTERLY PROJECTION THEREOF AS FOLONDS EAST, A DISTANCE SECONDS EAST, A DISONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff ______________________________________IN THE CIRCUUIT COUURT OF THE SECOND JUUDICIALL CIRCUUIT, IN AND FOR LLIBERTYY COUUNTYY FLLORIDA Case No.: 12-14-DR PAULUL ANTHONYY GREGORY Y Petitioner and STEPHANIE NICOLLE JOHNSON, Respondent. ___________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLULUTION OF MARRIAGE Y YOUU ARE NOTIFIED that an thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. to decide how the followCopies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit view these documents upon request.Y Y ou must keep the Clerk of of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family L Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerks ofWARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family L Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT da, Robert Hill Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.913(a)(2), Notice of Action For Family Cases With Minor Child(ren) (01/12).______________________________________IN THE CIRCUUIT COUURT OF THE SECOND JUUDICIALL CIRCUUIT, IN AND FOR LLIBERTYY COUUNTYY FLLORIDA CENTENNIALL BANK, an ArPlaintiff, MICHAELL ETTINGER, et ETTINGER, _________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLLOSUURE SALLE NOTICE IS GIVENPARCELL B the POINT OF BEGINNING; BEGINNING and leaving ern Railroad; thence northerly POINT OF BEGINNING. PARCELL D Railroad for the POINT OF erly right of way of State Road POINT OF BEGINNING. _____________________________________R&R Warehouses Notice of SaleOn July 30, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. CST, Alice Bray Letonya Reed Chandra Servant date. THERE WILLLL BE NO AUUCTION!

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We specialize in sales and repair of tires for:Commercial Trucks and Trailers, OTR Equipment, Farm Equipment, Passenger Car & Light Truck Tires JEMISON Heating & Cooling, C Lic# RM1416924Carrier Equipment MMasters Farm Supply LS Tractor Equipment Committed To Quality Since 1973 (850) 762-3222 faxmasters7@fairpoint.net CLJNEWS.COM T meeting of the Liberty County School Board as recorded by the board secretary The meeting was called to order by Chairman Kyle Peddie. Members present at the meeting were Darrel Hayes, Roger Reddick, Tommy Duggar, Logan Kever, Chairman Kyle Peddie and Superintendent Sue Summers. The prayer was offered by Tommy Duggar. The Pledge of Allegiance was also led by Tommy Duggar. HEAR FROM PUUBLLIC Kari Smith addressed the Board asking them to accept the recommendations from the Special Magistrate on the issues regarding step movement and Step 25 longevity bonus. NN Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to adopt the Agenda with no budget amendments.C NNM Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to approve the following Consent Items: A. Approval of Minutes June 12, 2012 C. Bills June 30, 2012 CNM 1. Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve Agreement between Emerald Coast Blind Ambitions and Liberty County Florida School Board beginning July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013. 2. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Reddick and carried unanimously to approve the 2012-2013 School Resource Ofof Liberty County, Florida and the Liberty County Sheriffs Department beginning July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013. 3. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve Amendment to Contract for Services for 21st Century Cultural Enrichment Classes beginning June 11, 2012 through July 19, 2012. 4. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to approve Contract Agreement #13-045 between Panhandle Area Educational Consortium and Liberty District Schools beginning August 1, 2012 through July 31, 2013. 5. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve request to change Assistant Principal Position at WR Tolar K-8 School to a 12 month position beginning July 1, 2012. 6. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve request to change Health Service Trainer position from a 12-month position to 11-month position beginning July 1, 2012. 7. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Duggar and carried unanimously to approve Contractual Agreement for InterCounty Transfer of Exceptional Students between the Leon County School Board and the Liberty County School Board for the 2012-2013 school year. 8. Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Reddick and carried unanimously to accept Proposal to the School Board of Liberty County from Exceptional Consulting Services, Inc., for Professional and Technical Services for IDEA Grant 2012-2013 School Year beginning July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013. 9. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve the following Grant Applications: SEDNET (General Revenue) 2012-2013 SEDNET (Part B Trust) 2012-2013 SEDNET (Part B) 2012-2013 Multiagency Service Network for Students with Severe Emotional Disturbance (SEDNET) Title I, Part D: Subpart II, Local Programs for Neglected and Delinquent 2012-2013 Title I, Part A School Choice with Transportation and SES Grant Application Title I, Part A, Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged Grant Application IDEA Part B, Entitlement and IDEA Part B, Preschool Grant Application. Carl D. Perkins Rural and Sparsely Populated Entitlement Grant Application Carl D. Perkins Secondary Section 131 Entitlement Grant Application. Carl D. Perkins Secondary, Department of Juvenile Justice (JUST) Competitive Grant Application Title VI, Part B Rural Education Initiative 10. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve the revised Liberty County School Board Salary Schedule 2012-2013. NN 1. Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to approve recommendation of the following instructional and non-instructional employees for the 2012-2013 school year: (SEE ATTACHED LIST). 2. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve recommendation of Carol Andrews as Substitute School Health Aide for ESE Summer School June 18 28 and July 9 19, to be paid from Title VIB 3. Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve request to amend Liberty County School Board Minutes from June 12, 2012, Personnel, 7, to read: Buzzy Lewis, Driver Education, 22 days, 7 hours a day at $22 per hour, (June 11, 2012 through July 11, 2012.) 4. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Reddick and carried unanimously to approve recommendation of Mandie Fowler, 21st CCLC Project Manager, June 15 hours per week, July 21 days, 8 hours per day, $30 per hour to be paid from the 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant. 5. Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to approve recommendation of Mandie Fowler as 21st CCLC Project Manager ($30/hour) Annual Contract: 2012-13 school year, 15 hours per week, Summer -35 hours per week to be paid from the 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant. UN None NMNN CUNM None UNNN Superintendent Summers asked the Board to consider changing the August Regular Board meeting from August 14 to Monday, August 13, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. It was agreed by the Board to set the meeting for August 13, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. MMCNCN Roger Reddick asked for the record to show that the rumors regarding certain personnel receiving a $20,000 raise is not true. UNMN Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Duggar and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting. ________________________________ Superintendent Sue Summers Chairman Kyle PeddieJune 28 regular meeting minutes of the Liberty School Board

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Page 32 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 18, 2012 Once again the Calhoun County Public Libraries have had a great summer reading program. During the month of June each of the Library branchs had their Dream Big Read! program once a week for children ages through third grade. All of the children participating in this years FLYP program were able to enjoy reading books, watching puppet shows, doing crafts, playing games, snacks, poetry talk and music. All of the FLYP program workers and volunteers want to say a special thank you to all who participated. A great time was had by all. We ended our program with a pajama party. Some of the children at the Blountstown Branch are pictured here enjoying story and music time.Calhoun FLYLYP program enjoys a great summer The Blountstown Public Library announces the next Arts Series Event, From Moving Pictures to Brass Wind, to be held Saturday, August 11 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Heritage Room. The public is welcome and no reservations are needed for this free family-friendly evening. We will begin with our guest speaker, Elam Stoltzfus cinematographer, producer, tional programs. His broad array of skills and 20 years experience showcase the great outdoors with passionate love and respect for nature. He will give us some insight into his award winning talent of how he join him later telling of her own interests as an aspiring artist. We will take an intermission break to enjoy light refreshments, visit with one another, then ready ourselves for the second half of the program. Jeremiah Tadpole (yes, a real name of Cherokee Native American descent) will introduce us to his 1920s tenor saxophone and entertain everyone with a collage mix of melodies. He has been making music for 17 years and began at the age of 14. Playin my sax relaxes me and keeps me sane!, says Jeremiah. He loves to talk from the heart! We invite you to come out for another taste of the arts! If you have questions call Anna Layton, Cultural Arts Director at the Library, 674-8773.Filmmaker Elam Stoltzfus to speak at next Art Series event August 11 ...and, if the racks are empty by the time you get to the store, we invite you to subscribe and make sure you receive a copy every week! Just send us your name and mailing address, along with a check for $18 per year, to: Journal Subscriptions P.O. Box 536, Bristol 32321.The Calhoun-LLiberty Journalis delivered every Wednesday morning to news racks in Calhoun & Liberty counties at these locations: CALLHOUUN COUUNTYY LLIBERTYY COUUNTYY