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The Calhoun-Liberty journal
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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: 07-25-2012
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Bristol (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Liberty County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Calhoun 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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Holding Location: University of Florida
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Preceded by: Weekly journal (Bristol, Fla.)

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Calhoun School Board gets Gold Star...12 4-H Super Science Day Camp...21 Obituaries...23 Journey Stories....25 Sheriff's Log...2 Commentary...6 Speak Up!...7 Birthdays, a Birth & a Wedding...9 News from the Pews...11 CLJNews.com WEDNESDAY, JUL Y 25, 2012 Vol. 32, No. 30JOURNAL THE CALHOUN-LIBERTYby Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorTheres no way to accurately count up the meals shes cooked and quilts shes stitched, but as she nears her 100th birthday, Grady Lou Nichols fondly recalls doing those things for the family she raised in Calhoun County. And she had a lot of family to do for. She and her husband, Ernest, had six children. He died in the late 1980s. Their eldest son, Broward Nichols, and youngster daughter, Linda Menefee, have also passed away. Her surviving children include Hazel Swearingen, 82, of Panama City; Louise Jordan, 80, of Marianna and two sons, Glenn, 73, and Willard, 68, who live next to the home where they were raised near Clarksville. While the rest of the family has to keep it written down to keep the numbers straight, shes quick to rattle off her list of descendants. There are 17 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and 13 greatgreat-grandchildren. Its quite a bunch, she said. I love them all. Approximately 100 relatives representing five generations gathered at Poplar Head Baptist Church, about one mile north of Clarksville, for a party in her honor on Saturday. There she held court, greeting old friends and catching up with her fast-growing Scratch Cat Grandma is the name the little girl started calling her after hearing about a black and white kitten at Miss Grady Lous home that had a bad habit of clawing visitors. She got married on June 16, 1929, just three months after meeting Ernest Nichols. He brought his 17-year-old bride from her Marianna home to the Clarksville area to set up housekeeping. He and a friend helped each other build their wood-frame homes. Theirs was ready by November of that year. It had three bedrooms, she said. One for the boys, one for the girls and we had one. They were together 68 years and she remained in that home 86 years. Just a few months ago, family members convinced her to spend some time at Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center, where she could get around-the-clock care. My health is pretty good for my age, she said, explaining that she likes to get out and about at the rehab facility. I still go all over the building with my wheelchair and my walker. She enjoys playing Bingo with the other residents and has done a little painting during craft classes.Family and friends gather to honor Grady Lou Nichols on 100th birthday Grady Lou Nichols enjoys a laugh with a young relative at Saturdays party in honor of her 100th birthday. The photo in the background shows her as a toddler, posing with a school teacher who lived with her family in Marianna. DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTOSee GRADY LOU NICHOLS continued on page 17 50INCLUDES T AXLocal health departments at bottom of FL rankings; changes already under way Clip & Save2012-13 SchoolCalendarsP AGE 18 Political speaking set Friday in BristolP AGE 4 The tale of a drunken squirrel at Torreya Pk.P AGE 29 by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorResidents got a surprise when it was Department was the lowest ranked facility in the state and that the Calhoun County Health Department was only two notches higher. was wedged between the two at Number 66 out of the states 67 counties. The highest ranked on the list was the Indian River County Health Department with a score of 58 points out of a possible 69. Liberty had 29 and Calhoun County had 32. Information was compiled on everything from employee satisfaction surveys to the bacterial STD rate in 15 to 24-year-old patients. Leadership effectiveness, adherence to controls, ability to respond to disease and public health threats as well as budget exper ment of Health (DOH) earlier this year but apparently had not be presented outside of the agency. The DOH responded quickly to a public records request from The Journal Monday for the results. Rachel Manspeaker, who was hired as the new Administrator for the Calhoun and Liber ty Health Departments less than three months ago, didnt think the report was nearly as bad as it sounded. She didnt learn about it until she started her new job. She noted that the ranking guidelines are still considered to be in draft form. The DOH, which came up with the ranking system at the request of Governor Rick Scott, describes the document as a work in progress. the performance of the health department, she said, speaking of both Calhoun and Liberty County. I think the health department has a great staff and does a great job. But she noted, There are always areas that need improvement. She said shes already started on it. Were developing an action plan and moving for ward, she said. Part of that plan went into effect July 13 when she held a joint staff meeting between the two departments at Veterans Memorial Civic Center in Bristol. It allowed the staff time to be together and brainstorm, she said. Commander A.J. Gwyn of Atlanta gave a presentation to the group about violence in the workplace in a health care setting. The two local health departments have a total of about 60 employees, which includes approximately 10 who work with both departments.Health Department employees from both Liberty County as well as County County listen to a guest speaker at a staff meeting held earlier this month in Bristol.

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Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 25, 2012 CALHOUN COUNTYJuly 18 Jerad Lipford, VOSP, CCSO. Eric Finley, child support, CCSO. Joshua Crawford, child support, CCSO. July 19 Brandy Leigh Vestal, battery, CCSO. July 20 Paul Fuder, failure to appear, CCSO. LIBERTY COUNTYJuly 16 Donna Needer Boettcher, disorderly intoxication, LCSO. Russell Dalton, failure to appear, LCSO. Christopher Mathis, writ of attachment, LCSO. July 17 Rickey Battle, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, LCSO. Reggie Thomas, no valid drivers license, LCSO. Sabrina Allen, possession of mari juana less than 20 grams, possession of drug paraphernalia, LCSO. July 19 Brandy Leigh Vestal, holding for CCSO, CCSO. July 22 Brain Williams, disorderly conLCSO. Blountstown Police Dept.July 16 through July 22, 2012 Citations issued: Accidents...............04 .................18 Special details Business alarms.....01 Residential alarms..........00 Complaints..............................................................97 S H ERIFFS LO G PAID BY BECKY TRICKEY-SMITH, DEMOCRAT, FOR CALHOUN COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR Pictured in front, Becky Trickey-Smith. In back from LEFT: Chris Rogers, Lea We, the staff, stand behindBecky Trickey-Smith for Tax Collector. We hope you will too.Becky T rickey-Smith THANK YOUVote for and re-elect the candidate with proven experienceby Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorA former Liberty County High School teacher is facing sanctions ranging from a written reprimand to loss of her of two statutes and two rules following around her students. She resigned from the school district County School Superintendent Sue Summers. position and reassigned following the one complaint regarding an explicit teacher that took place in front of students the presence of students. drank in their presence. threatening message to a female student or words to that effect after the girl had recently graduated from LCHS. by Education Commissioner Gerard she failed to make reasonable effort to protect the student from conditions harmful to learning and/or to the students mental health and or/physical health was when she intentionally exposed a student to unnecessary embarrassment of up to 10 years or permanently. asked to present her case to the Florida she is sanctioned.Former LCHS instructor facing sanctions after DOE investigation tect families and communities against est number since record keeping began in are hundreds of tornadoes in the U.S. little or no warning. information faster and more directly than more time to prepare for an emergency the areas for which they would like to to school. prepare for an emergency when precious munication platform with authorities and a portfolio of family and community to subscribers. About AlertID, Inc. AlertIDs mission is to make the countrys public safety information universally accessible, helping people protect their families and communities. AlertID provides every-day protection for your family and community at no cost to you. AlertID has proven to reduce crime and uses the newest technology to create two-way communications between citizens and federal, state and local authorities to provide immediate infor mation on crime, terrorism or natural disasters that can threaten the safety of your family and community. Free nationwide service will assist in protecting families and communities against dangers

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JULY 25, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 3 ivertown Auto Sales, INC 19984 Central Ave. W, Hwy. 20 W, Blountstown Dont search all over...Just call the Grovers. Phone (850) 237-2424 or (850) 899-0979 R Check out our Clearance sale on WEATHERKING PORTABLES:NO CREDIT CHECK, Rent to own...Cottage Shed 10x16..........................................$158.26 Side Lofted Barn Cabin, with porch 12x32........$363.93 Portable Garage 12x32......................................$285.10 AT Rivertown Auto Sales Come By Today For A Test Drive.... $ 8,995 We also carry Carolina Carports starting at $695 2004 Cadillac CTS ...................................................$11,2002006 Chrysler 300 ....................................................$11,500 ....................................................$10,5002007 GMC Canyon .......................................................$6,995 .......................................................$8,995LOW MI L ESPICKU P TRUCKVERY CL EAN 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 CLEARANCE SALE ATLANTA The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that two grants, totaling more than $2.3 million, will be awarded to the Suwannee River and Northwest Florida Water mapping programs. FEMA will provide $2,308,505 in federal funding communities' ability to understand and communicate With this funding, the Suwannee River Management Floridas seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 8.6 percent in June 2012, unchanged from May 2012. There were 795,000 jobless Floridians out of a labor force of 9,268,000. The June 2012 rate was 2.1 percentage points lower than the year-ago rate of 10.7 percent. The US unemployment rate was 8.2 percent in June. Total nonagricultural employment in Florida was 7,331,300 in June, an increase of 9,000 jobs over the month. Floridas nonagricultural employment has gained over 70,900 jobs over the year, an increase of 1.0 percent. Washington Counties) was 8.0 percent in June 2012. This was 1.1 percent lower than the regions year ago rate. Out of a labor force in the region of 50,385, there were 4,050 unemployed region residents. ---UNEMPLOYMENT RATES ---June-2012 May-2012 June-2010 Liberty...................7.4 6.7 8.9 Calhoun.................8.5 7.9 9.1 Holmes..................7.4 6.9 8.5 Washington...........9.6 8.9 11.2 Chipola Region.....8.0 7.4 9.1June unemployment rates at 7.4 for Liberty; 8.5 for CalhounThe U.S. Department of Agriculture has declared a state of natural disaster in more than 1,000 counties spread across 26 states, hit the country hard this season. That covers about a third of all the farmers in the country. Bloomberg News says the USDAs declaration is aimed at helping those eligible for low-interest loans to help them weather the various disasters. The USDA says it will also change procedures to allow disaster claims to be lessen the penalty ranchers get for letting their animals graze on land set aside for conservation. The declaration is effective as of tomorrow. Agriculture remains a bright spot in our nations economy, said Agriculture We need to be cognizant of the fact that drought and weather conditions have severely impacted farmers around the country. Moderate to extreme drought covers about 53% of the Midwest right now, where most of the countrys crops are grown. Thats boosting costs for companies who rely on those products as well, including McDonalds and CocaCola, among others. Most of the Southwest is covered by the declaration as well, as an area that has recently. The declaration covers counties in the following states: California, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, South Carolina, Florida, Delaware and Hawaii.USDA declares natural disaster situations in 26 states, including FL, hit by drought Taylor, Madison, Lafayette and Dixie counties. Funding will also help the following communities identify areas the Waccosassa Watershed, including Levy, Gilchrist and Alachua counties. Additionally, funding will be Dixie counties. The Northwest Florida Water Management District will use funding to develop and support production of Pensacola Bay and Perdido Bay watersheds including the District communities across the country with the ultimate goal of protecting property owners and the community from and local communities to incorporate the latest and most such as construction and development, environmental natural or manmade changes-which is why it's important information developed for these projects will be more precise because the latest science available is applied in ultimately assist local area governments in planning for future development and rebuilding efforts.FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards. CLJN ews.COM

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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 25, 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! 5,294Attend the Church of your choice this Sunday Wednesday, July 25 Monday, July 30 Tuesday, July 31 Sunday, July 29 Saturday, July 28 Thursday July 26 Friday, July 27TODAYS MEETINGS 7 p.m., Altha VFD AA, 6 p.m., Altha Community CenterTODAYS MEETINGS7 p.m., Veterans Civic Center 5-8 p.m. (CT), WT Neal Civic Center, BtownTODAYS MEETINGS, noon, CalhounLiberty Hospital 7 p.m., Calhoun County Old Ag Bldg. east door, in front of jailTODAYS MEETINGSAA, 7 p.m., basement of Calhoun Co Courthouse 7 p.m., Voting house in Rock Bluff 7:30 p.m., Veterans Civic Center 6 p.m., Emergency Mgt Building on Spring St., Bristol 2012 XXX 7:30 ET BIRTHDAYS Allie F. Small, Jeane Shuler, Jennifer Shuler Kever, Kelly LeAnn Brookins & Sonya Fowler BIRTHDAYS ~Mara Myers & Wanda McCallisterThe Hosford/Telogia Volunteer Fire Department will host a non-partisan political rally and public speaking for 2012 candidates on Friday, July 27th at Veterans Memorial Park Civic Center in Bristol. Free refreshments will be served from 6 to 7 p.m. Organizers are asking for donations to help raise funds for the volunteer fire department. Local candidates are asked bring their favorite desserts to help contribute to the cause. Tommy Duggar will be cooking up a big pot of pilau, which will be available for $3 a plate. Candidate speaking will begin promptly at 7 p.m. Because of the number of candidates on the ballot, each candidate will be allowed three minutes to speak. All of Liberty County is encouraged to come out early to taste some wonderful desserts, donate to a great cause, and meet your 2012 candidates. For more information, contact Sarah Brown, vice-president of the Hosford/ Telogia Volunteer Fire Department. She can be reached at (850) 4082323.BIRTHDAYS ~ Sue Pitts, Dani Stutler Strickland, Nina Grantham Hall, Michelle Thrasher & Lisa Ramer BIRTHDAYS ~ Amber Cobia, Dwight Van Lierop & Dana Burns BIRTHDAY ~ Chelsea Bateman BIRTHDAYS Jason White & Doris Traylor Non-Partisan POLITICAL RALL Y Veterans Civic Center, Bristol Refreshments from 6-7 p.m. Speaking begins at 7 p.m. Logic TESTING Liberty & Calhoun Co. 9 a.m.This is a notice to the community that Rescue Santa will no longer be accepting donations of bicycles, toys, etc. My family and I (Gerald Barber) would like to personally give a heartfelt thank you to everyone who has supported the Rescue Santa project.Rescue Santa not accepting donations The Preble-Rish Gallery, presented by the Calhoun County Chamber of Thursday of every month from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. The current exhibit features Clyde Butchers classic black and white photographs of natural Florida with the mystic beauty of the Apalachicola River. Also, will be shown hourly for those folks who havent had the opportunity to view this important journey along our river. Volunteer Anna Layton will be demonstrating the art of watercolor painting and selling materials by these two talented artists. The Gallery is located at the corner of Pear and Central in Blountstown. Stop in and stroll. Preble-Rish Gallery open on 1st & 3rd Thurs. with Clyde Butcher exhibitMonday, August 6. Do you want to learn how to sew, expand on what you know, or just want to sit and sew? Come to the Veterans Memorial Civic Center, Monday, August 6. You are welcome to come from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. If you cant when you can. There will be people on hand to help you with your sewing projects. Bring your own sewing machine and all supplies needed. 643-2229 to make your reservation.Sewing Parlor to The Bristol Lions Club is offering free eye testing every Tuesday morning through August, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Center. This vision screening is especially for children, teens and adults who have not had an eye examination in over three years. Good vision is very important for children to be successful in school. Often children do not know their vision is poor and they perform poorly in school.Bristol Lions Club offering free eye testing on TuesdaysA BHS Project Graduation 2013 meeting will be held Thursday, July 26 at 6 p.m. It will be held at Rivertown Community Church in Blountstown in Building D. Parents of BHS 2013 Seniors are welcome to attend and and needed to help with this project.BHS Project Graduation 2013 to meet July 26Political rally and speaking planned Friday in Bristol

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JULY 25, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 5 EVENTS FROM LEFT: Sarah Koyle, Rylee Read and Rylee Blacburn apply mask PROBLEM #8:AccessibilitySOLUTION:I will have a real open door policy for the citizens of Liberty County who seek my help. No ones problems will be too large or too small for my personal attention. As your elected Sheriff, I will be available 24 hours a day. 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 YHAMLINMARIANNA With the opening of the new Chipola Center for the Arts, this years Artist Series is going to knock your socks off, says Dr. Daniel Powell, Associate Dean of Fine and Performing Arts at the college. This years season opens Sept. 27 with nationally-recognized male a cappella group, Street Corner Symphony, in NBCs The Sing Off. Illusionist Sammy Cortino will present a Las Vegas style magic show Jan. 17, 2013. The Davis and Dow jazz quartet featuring a vocalist and requests from the audience is Feb. 7, 2013. The popular bluegrass/country group, Three on a String featuring Bobby Horton is April 11, 2013. Season tickets for all four events are $48. Season ticket holders get a VIP pass to Meet the Artist receptions and early renewal privileges for the following season to get the best seat in the house. Individual event tickets are $14 for adults, $10 for 18 and under and $5 for Chipola students/faculty/and staff. The deeply-discounted $5 tickets are only before the show starts with a valid photo ID and pending availability. The college is using a new professional ticketing system for online ticket purchasing. Tickets will also be hours established closer to the performance. Season tickets go on sale to the general public Aug. 27. The college is offering two sneak peak ticket events on Tuesday, Aug. 14 at 2 p.m. and Friday, Aug. 17 at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. At these events, patrons will have the opportunity to see the inside of the new Center for the Arts and purchase season tickets. Those wishing to take the tour may RSVP to Anita Price at (850)718-2277 or e-mail pricea@ chipola.edu. Corner Symphony, illusionist, jazz quartet & bluegrass groupMARIANNAThe Chipola College Center for the Arts will open Sept. 20 with A Grand Night featuring Broadway star Tony Yazbeck and two-time Emmywinning actress Sally Struthers. Chipola theater director Charles Sirmon, says, Dont miss this historic event which also includes an after party with live music and heavy hors doeuvres. Dress is semi-formal. General admission tickets$50are available at the Chipola Center for the Arts, The Marianna Fitness Center and the Gazebo Caf. Call (850) 718-2220 for credit card orders, or contact sirmonc@chipola.edu Tony Yazbeck has played the role of Billy Flynn in the Broadway production of Chicago. Other Broadway credits include: White Christmas (Phil Davis), Gypsy (Tulsa), A Chorus Line (Al), Never Gonna Dance, Oklahoma and Gypsy with Tyne Daly. Tony has performed at Carnegie Hall and many of City. On Television, Tony has been featured on As The World Turns, All My Children the new NBC hit series Smash about the creation of a Broadway musical. His Film and TV credits include Every Little Step (feature documentary) and All My Children and As the World Turns. Tony took on the role of Al in the original revival cast of A Chorus Line. As a result of his involvement with A Chorus Line, Tony is featured in the documentary Every Little Step which recounts the story of this landmark musical interwoven with the casting of the revival company. Y azbeck to perform at Chipola Arts Center opening

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Page 6 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 25, 2012 COMMENTARY Late Night LaughsA RECAP OF RECENT OBSER V ATIONS BY LATE NIGHT TV HOSTS.Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke told a congressional committee the economic recovery is weakening. But the good news is most Americans will not be affected because they had no idea there was a recovery. JAY LENOTheres a new slow-moving storm in the Paexpect Hurricane Fabio to touch the coastline, caress it softly, and then whisper, I cant believe its not butter. Jobless claims rose again by 35,000 last week. Not good. But it does show that if youre unsuccessful in this country, you didnt do it on your own. You had help. Thank you, President Obama. JAY LENOOprah used to be the most powerful force on TV It seems thats changed a little bit. But shes still teaching us some very important lessons, like never move to cable. CRAIG FERGUSONWell, Harry Reid and other members of congress, theyre just furious over this Olympic uniform deal. He says we should burn the uniforms, and its an embarrassment and a disgrace. Not as embarrassing as congress constantly borrowing money from the Chinese, but still embarrassing. JAY LENO Canadians are wealthier than Americans. We Theres a much tighter budget on Oprahs show. Last week her studio audience looked under their seats and just found gum. And Tom Cruise was jumping up and down on a fold-out chair. CRAIG FERGUSONA new CBS poll found that 47 percent of votcent support Obama. Well, it makes sense, to be thanks to the one percent.chelle went to see the U.S. Olympic basketball team play Brazil the other day. And during the game, they were put on the kiss cam. them. Then the camera went back to them. A politician in Washington caught on camera JAY LENOBatman is a billionaire who doesnt trust the system to get the job done. He has a butler and an awesome car that gets like two miles to the gallon. He is the most Republican superhero of all time! CRAIG FERGUSONchelle Obama got caught off-guard on a kiss off-guard by the show us your tax returns cam. CONAN OBRIEN

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JULY 25, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 7 To the Citizens of Liberty County: I am the ONLY candidate for Supervisor of Elections with election experience. For the past 15 years I have had the pleasure of working as the Assistant Supervisor of Elections in Liberty County. During my assisted in conducting numerous successful elections. My respon and much more. When you go to vote remember experience is your best choice. Gina McDowell GINA McDOWELL Electfor Liberty County Supervisor of Elections Let 15 years of experience work for you! Heating & Air Conditioning FL LIC. # CMC1249570 (850) 674-4777Whaley Whaley CORLETTS ROOFING LLC FREE ESTIMATESMICHAEL CORLETT (850) 643-7062 SPEAK UP!WITH A LETTER TO THE EDITOREMAIL: thejournal@fairpoint.net Letter to the editor: For some reason, my name has been used in political conversation and what has been told is not truth. not, nor have I ever been, actively involved in any Superintendents political contest. This is not an endorsement for, nor an indictment against any candidate. Since I will never be able to discover who is responsible for the lies, nor be able to personally clear up the misinformation with you, the hearer, I write this letter. Untruth told: I have been bought off not to run for superintendent. Truth: In 2008 I seriously considered running for superintendent of schools. I talked to Ms. Sue Summers because I was told she was also planning to run. She assured me that she was going to run. I told her I would talk to my family and let her know my decision. I did that. My family did not want me to enter politics (I begin to see why). So, I chose not to run. In this election year, I never considered running. When I realized that my name was being tossed around as a possible candidate, I told Ms. Summers early on that I would not be running. Untruth told: I am being paid $25,000 to work with a particular principal who Truth: All principals I have worked with are quite competent to do their jobs. I make considerably less that $25,000. In fact, I make less than the salary schedule for which I am hired. Now, lets address what I do. In Florida, teachers who have education as their college major have to complete a state mandated First-Year-Teacher portfolio which takes one year to complete. Also, any teacher who is hired without educa tion as their major can enter a three year our county so generously offers. Both groups of teachers have to complete several teacher-related tasks in addition to the regular responsibilities that their position demands. as an aide with a degree to help these teachers with their tasks. We had received a mentoring grant to be able to help these teachers. Up until that time, the teachers who had to do these tasks were pretty much on their own. The administrative staff tried to help them as much as possible, but time for such assistance was limited. Those who have gone through the program with my assistance report that I was a tremendous help to them. Because of the positive reports of those teachers, the administration decided to continue my services for such teachers after the grant was ended. This past school year (2011-12), the state changed the teacher and principal evaluation process. The new teacher evaluation program is very labor and time intensive for the principals. I was trained in the program because I have to evaluate teachers I work with. There are several requirements for all teachers on staff in the evaluation process. But in addition, some teachers on staff require one formal evaluation each year, while others require four. It quickly became evident that time was going to be a major issue for the principals. Since I was trained in the process, I was asked to help the principals in their efforts to meet the state and district evalu ation requirements. Hosford School only had one teacher who required four formal evaluations. Tolar and Liberty County High both had several, including teachers in the First with all three principals, but the amount of time I spent with each one was dictated by the work load their staff presented. The time I spent in each school had nothing what so ever to do with the skill levels of the principal. I want the public to know that, to the best of my ability, I labor to help the teachers and principals who work with your children meet the requirements of their positions. I assist and encourage the teaching and administrative staff at all three schools. My job is not a buy out nor is it a do nothing job. I enjoy and need the work. But, the moment I see that my job is not helpful to the staff, I will voluntarily end the employment. I believe that there will be some new teachers hired for the coming year at all three schools. I look forward to helping them all. I anticipate a cooperative relationship with all three principals. We have a wonderful school system and I hope to help make it even better. Vote for the candidate of your choice. But dont vote based on lies about me. If you hear anything about me that disturbs you, call me. Ill be glad to tell you the truth. Anyone else you hear things about would probably welcome the opportunity to tell the truth. Base your vote on as much truth as you can discover. That is your responsibility. Jill Cross Davis, BristolBase your vote on as much truth as you can discoverLiberty Co. educator says job & salary being misrepresented Attention parents, students and bus drivers: Beat the back to school rush.Schedule your school physicals or sports physicals or the school bus drivers physicals. The Calhoun County Health Department PHONE (850) 674-5645Immunizations & Physicals I will fully dedicate myself and my time to this position while working hard for our community and preserving your right to vote. Please feel free to contact me at (850) 557-1764 with any comments, questions, or concerns and I will be more than happy to speak with you.

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JULY 25, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 9 Tracy and Crystal Spikes are pleased to announce the engage ment and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Azie Kay Spikes to Kyle Scott Russell. He is the son of Randal and Jennifer Russell of Rio Linda, CA. The bride is the granddaughter of Randall and Wanda Musgrove of Blue Creek Com munity and J.T. Spikes of Panama City and the late Joyce Ann Hall of Baytown, TX. Azie Kay is a 2004 graduate of Liberty County High School. She received her Associate of Arts degree from Chipola College and is currently pursuing a Bachelors of Com munication from Brigham Young University-Idaho. The groom is the grandson of Paul and Janice Russell of Los Angeles, CA and Patricia and the late Frank Monday of Grass Valley, CA. Kyle is a 2009 graduate of Natomas Charter School and is currently pursuing a Bachelors of Computer Information Technology at Brigham Young University-Idaho. They will be sealed for time and all eternity in the Orlando Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints July 27. A reception will be held in their honor July 30 at the W.T. Neal Civic Center in Blountstown. All family and friends are invited to attend. RUBY CLA R KPolitical 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. Both Keith and I were born and raised in Northeast Mississippi. Were proud residents of Calhoun County by choice, not by birth. But many of you have come to be family to us and for that we are humbled. Scott and Keith have had a plumbing business, KC & Son Repairs, in Blountstown for 16 years. We are active members of Travelers Rest Freewill Baptist Church in Clarksville. EXPERIENCE in Calhoun County, four of those years as the Assistant Tax Collector (2004experience in all departments: Administrative, Property Taxes, Drivers License, Titles and Tags. I was the Drivers License Supervisor from 2007-2008 after Ms. Doris Burkett brought the Drivers License System back to the Tax Collectors 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 HUNTER AUSTIN AMMONSHunter Austin Ammons celebrated his 13th birthday Tuesday, July 17. He is the son of Jace and Desiree Ammons of Hosford and Misty Arnold of Quincy. His grandparents are Anita Sumner, James and Sue Ammons, all of Blountstown, Barbara Potter of Bristol, Byron Potter of Quincy, B.J. and Cathy St. Romain of Rasley, LA, Michael and Trish Arnold and Chad and Laurie Finuff, all of Hosford. His greatgrandparents are Martha and Billy Pullam of Hosford. He celebrated his birthday last Saturday with a Big Tiki party with friends and family. He loves to watch T.V. and play any electronic games. Most of all, he enjoys watching over his brothers and sister, Holly and Ashton Ammons, Kaiden and Kase Burke. SA V ANNAH F A YE CREAMERS avannah Faye Creamer will celebrate her sixth birthday Sunday, July 29. She is the daughter of Stacey and Jon Creamer and little sister to Jacob Creamer. Her grandparents are Everett and the late Faye Matthews of Tallahassee and Carolyn and Jimmy Creamer of Apalachicola. She will be celebrating Saturday with a water park party and will continue the celebration Sunday with family by eating at her favorite restaurant, Olive Garden. She enjoys drawing and painting, swimming, ballet and dancing, shopping and being with family and friends. birthdays birthMICHAEL JOSEPH TRIP ST ONE III Michael and Heidi Stone of Clarksville are proud to announce the birth of their son, Michael Joseph Trip Stone III, born June 21, 2012. He weighed 7 lbs., 8 ozs. and measured 21 inches in length. His grandparents include Jeffrey and Ruth Barth of Altha, Angie and Carl Smith of Clarksville and Joey and Stephanie Stone of Atlanta, GA. Spikes, Russell to be wed in T emple July 27

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Page 10 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 25, 2012 Williams earns FAC Advanced County Commissioner designationORANGE COUNTY The Florida Associa tion of Counties (FAC) presented Liberty County Commissioner Kevin Williams with the Advanced County Commissioner (ACC) designation following his completion of a comprehensive study program developed by the association. Commissioner Williams received the designation along with more than 10 other county commissioners during an awards ceremony held at the FAC Annual Confer ence in Orange County. Launched by FAC in 2006, the Advanced County Commissioner (ACC) education program, The Florida Forum for County Leaders, is an advanced leadership program designed for County Commissioners (CCC) program. This year, the program has been held in Alachua County and saw 12 commissioners graduate in June with a total of 118 graduating since the inception of the program in 2006. lows our citizen elector ate to become experts in county government improving their communities, said FAC Executive Director Chris Holley. Through FACs educa tion programs we are able to teach commissioners how to advance their policies through the complexities of government bureaucracies. The ACC program is organized as a series of three seminars, with 27 hours of course work. The course content focuses on leading within Floridas counties. Participating Commissioners must commit to fully participate in all three seminars in or der to graduate. Seminars include: Leadership in these Turbulent and Transformative Times; Leading Your Communities During Turbulant Times; and, Understanding and Working with Stakehold ers and County Makers. The University of Florida/ IFAS Extension has sponsored this program for the County. Prior to applying for the ACC program, Commissioner Williams was required to complete the missioner (CCC) pronot a requirement to serve as a county commissioner in Florida. However, county commissioners may voluntarily enroll in the program and complete a series of courses totaling 42 hours. The coursework is designed to provide information and enhance skills relevant to a commissioners duties and responsibilities as an program coursework covers a variety of topics, such as county government roles and responsibilities, county government structure and authority, financial management, ethics and sunshine law, negotiation skills, economic development, and effective communication. Completion of all CCC coursework averages 12 to 18 months. Commissioner Williams graduated with June 2011. Following are the names of the county commissioners who received their ACC designation in 2012: Bryan Desloge, Leon County; Scarlet Parnell Frisina, Columbia County; Gail F. Garrard, Lafayette County; Robert Bob Giesler, Glades County; Chad Johnson, Levy County; K.S. Butch Jones, Glades County; Stan McClain, Marion County; Grover C. Robinson, Escambia County; Sherrie Taylor, Gadsden County; Karson Turner, Hendry County; Shelley Vana, Palm Beach County; and Kevin Williams, Liberty County. For more information about the ACC program and courses, visit the FAC web site at www. For 80 years, the Florida As sociation of Counties (FAC) has represented the diverse interests of Floridas counties, emphasiz ing the importance of protecting home rule the concept that government closest to the people governs best. The Florida Asso ciation of Counties helps counties effectively serve and represent Floridians by strengthening and preserving county home rule through advocacy, education and collaboration. Authorized DEALER of The Florida Association of Counties (FAC) presented Liberty County Commissioner Kevin Williams with the Advanced County Commissioner (ACC) designation following his completion of a comprehensive study program.

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JULY 25, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 11 NEWS FROM THE PEWS Qualifying Opens Next Month For City of Bristol Election in the City of Bristol election scheduled for Nov. 13, 2012. 1, 2013. The positions that candidates this election. Tennessee L. I. F. E. Missions 2012 Pleasant Grove Baptist Church of Hixson, TN and White Oak Baptist Church of Red Bank, TN joined in a missionary endeavor providing 45 Tennessee L.I.F.E. missionaries in the Spring23. They formed three mission teams and spread out over several counties their mission work. erty Initiating Frontline Evangelism from Bristol) helped support the teams through training and other organizational help and general support. team helped as well, providing missionaries and housing. Temple Baptist their facilities for cooking, sleeping sleeping facilities, materials and helped coordinate much of what team, provided sleeping facili ties and the Rally Night at their One L.I.F.E. team supplied a a low-income project and at a Bapalso led a worship service at a local provided scriptures and placed them The experience and outcome of the mission endeavor was tremen dous. In addition to every student ing the gospel one on one, every missionary had the opportunity to make an immediate impact on the theme, the plan of salvation was presented seemingly everywhere the missionaries went. Twenty-two precious souls accepted Christ as their personal dren over seven made professions of faith dur ing the week. Two women at a Freds and asked how they too, student missionaries immediately shared with them and after they accepted Christ, put them in contact with the pastor of Temple Baptist. Leaders from the Tennessee churches were thrilled at the outcome. tor of Pleasant Grove ate Pastor Brady Wood pleased with the spiritual attitude and work ethic of the missionaries. tween our adults and youth as well as all the spiritual growth that took took a lot of time with the teens and you can already see the connection of White Oak Baptist was over whelmed at the spiritual growth Christ. services upon returning where team FIFTH FAMILY DAY Pastor Coy Collins and congregation invite you team will perform. They are under the ing speaker. Christy is the daughter of Pastor Coy and Linda Collins. She grew up here in Bristol and graduated from LCHS. hall after the morning service. Bring and enjoy a great family get together. Solomon Street. For more information, contact the ST. MARY M. B. CHURCH The Please attend and help the men of St. For more information, please call THE TEN COMMANDMENTS The youth of the Blountstown Church of the Nazarene will present a special program, The Ten Commandments dramatic presentation tells the story of song-fest. The youth extend a special invitation for all to join them. CRUSADERS RESTORATION MINISTRIES CHURCH There will Road in Bristol. Bring your family, friends and neighFAMILY REUNION GOSPEL SING IN HOSFORD The Big Bend Council will present a Family Reunion everyone is welcome to attend. Come and enjoy the music. CHURCH FUNDRAISER The Blountstown Community Church will each. The menu will include smoked

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Page 12 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 25, 2012 Your Officers...Their Choice Roman Woodfor SheriffPaid by Roman Wood, Democrat, for Sheriff On August 14th Vote Calhoun School Board gets Gold Star with donation to Chipola Arts Center campaignThe Calhoun County School Board recently donated $2,500 to purchase a Gold Star in the Chipola College Center for the Arts Applause! campaign. Pictured from left, are: Tim Smith, Calhoun County Board Chair; Julie Fuqua, Chipola Foundation Director; Danny Ryals, Calhoun County School Board member; and Wilson T. McClellan, Calhoun County Superintendent. A large selection of new and used cars are now available at Chipola Ford in Marianna!Ronnie Coley personally invites you to visit him any time Monday thru Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Questions? Give him a call at (850)482-4043. HE IS WAITING FOR YOUR CALL! Chipola NO HIDDEN CHARGES: It is our policy that the patient and any other person responsible for payments has the right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed by payment or any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours or responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment.Cataracts?Freedom from Eye Glasses, Now a reality for many.Lee Mullis M.D. and Cataract SpecialistSmart Lenses SMDr. Mulliss Smart LensSM procedure can produce clear vision without eyeglasses.Close-up, Far away & In-between CALL TODAY for a Smart Lens Evaluation Mullis Eye Institute 1600 Jenks Ave., Panama City(850)763-6666 rivertowninsurance@hotmail.com Rivertown INSURANCEMELISSA PITTSOwner/Agent COMMERCIALCall or come by today for a Quick Quote at 674-1520Located at the red light in the former !El seguro de automovil vendio aqui! The Southeastern Community Blood Center mobile unit will be in Jackson County on the following dates: Wednesday, July 25 from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. Evangel Worship Center at 2645 Pebble Hill Road Thursday, July 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Marianna Wal-Mart. A $100 Wal-Mart card Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Marianna Southeastern Community All donors will be entered in a drawing for a 2012 Honda Civic.Mobile unit to be at church & Wal-MartBlood donors to be entered in drawing for 2012 Honda

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JULY 25, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 13 FOR Liberty County School Board, District 2 Love for a place where we can raise our kids and grandkids without worry. done in the past, a place thats safe, has good schools and great citizens who Idren and citizens.B within our school system.E our schools.R school system, make sure they explain why they voted for or against issues.Teachers within our school system given the respect and honor they deserve for teaching our children. Given freedoms to teach the way they know You the citizens taking an active role in our community, checking on Board C students, faculty and administrators.Outstanding schools, ensure all of our schools receive an A rating. If not to A standards.UNeeds of our teachers, kids and personnel are very important to the everyday runnings of our school system. We need to ensure our schools have everything they need to operate at a high level of expertise.T paid and most over looked profession. I want to get our teachers all they detheir duties as our kids mentors and educators.Y ing to the polls on August 14, 2012 and electing KEN SUMNER to the LIBERTY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD, DISTRICT 2. If you have any questions or concerns please call me at (850) 643-5993 or (850) 447-4170 anytime.Vote For & ElectKEN SUMNER BRANCHCounty Commission District 1For LIBERTY Paid by Dewayne Bubba Branch, Democrat, for Liberty County Commission District 1 For more info visit electbubbabranch.com or call 447-3322. Vote for and Elect our Dad for Liberty County Commissioner District 1Telogia Baptist VBS kickoff kids along with some fun loving adult volunteers, enjoyed a and Fun Day at Telogia Baptist Church There was plenty of good clean fun, especially for Ricky es for another wet sponge in the face who came down a wet water slide with her ponytail and her toes in the air.

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Page 14 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 25, 2012 PROPOSED MILLAGE LEVIES SUBJECT TO 10-MILL CAP July 1, 2012 June 30, 2013BUDGET SUMMARYDISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD OF LIBERTY COUNTYTHE PROPOSED OPERATING BUDGET EXPENDITURES OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF LIBERTY COUNTY ARE 4% PERCENT MORE THAN LAST YEAR'S T OTAL OPERATING EXPENDITURES REQUIRED LOCAL EFFORT ( REVENUE GENERAL SPECIAL REVENUE DEBT SERVICE State T otal Revenues T otal Revenues and Balance T otal Expenditures, T ransfers and Balances CAPITAL PROJECTS T OTAL EXPENDITURES EXPENDITURES:

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JULY 25, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 15 NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARINGThe School Board of Liberty County will soon consider a budget for the 2012/2013 Fiscal Year.A public hearing to make a DECISION on the budget AND TAXES will be held on:July 30, 2012 at 6 p.m. (ET)at theLiberty Education and Administrative Center12926 NW CR 12 Bristol, FL 32321Lobster sport season is July 25-26, followed by the regular season that begins Aug. 6 and runs through the end of March 2013. If youre not packing up to head for the Keys right now, well... youre basically no fun at all. Im just kiddin! I cant go either this year because I wasted my vacation drowning bait in the murky waters of the Florida Panhandle left behind for a little while after Tropical Storm Debby. I guess Ill just have to live off my lobstering memories a while longer! Swimming around in the clear water of the Florida Keys is an experience like no other. Trying to coax a lobster out of a crevice with a tickle stick (a device used to encourage the lobster to come out of its hiding place) while keeping track of how much air you have left is a blast. Lobsters arent always the most cooperative of creatures. If you havent quick that theyre smarter and faster then they look especially when they throw it into reverse! While capturing the bugs can be tricky, anyone can be successful if picking the right location. If you are free-diving with no air supply, pick an area where water depths will allow you at least 30 seconds of bottom time. Lobster like to hide in all kinds of structure, so focus your search on coral reefs, bridge pilings, etc., in appropriate depths. The other good piece of advice for those who are new to the sport is learn to clear your ears. Making repetitive dives even to only six to 10 feet without clearing your ears each time can be very painful. Have fun, but re(red with a white diagonal stripe) is re quired while in the water. Visit MyFWC. com/Boating and click on Boating Regulations for more on how to snorkel safely. While lobster chasing is phenomenal, the whole Keys experience is much bigger than just hunting is amazing, and both are right at your per, snapper and tarpon within 10 miles your day bagging a limit of bugs? No offense, Mickey, but dont try that in Orlando! The spiny lobster sport season is a huge two-day event drawing tens of thousands of die-hard lobster getters from all over the country to the Florida Keys and other parts of South Florida. Occurring on the last Wednesday and Thursday of July each year, this miniseason is truly the best time to bag a limit because theyve been resting in peace for months and wont be expecting you to show up. Not all areas in Monroe County are open for lobster harvesting, so know before you go, as they say. Harvesting lobster is prohibited in John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park during the sport season. The same goes in Everglades National Park, Dry Tortugas National Park, no-take areas in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary and the Biscayne Bay/ Card Sound Lobster Sanctuary during both the two-day season and regular lobster season. If youre not familiar with all the jurisdictional boundaries in Monroe County, I strongly advise you to obtain a good map of the area so that you can avoid the no-take zones. Otherwise, visit the lobster information booth at mile marker 106 on U.S. 1 in Key Largo. During the short sport season, the recreational daily bag limit is six per person in state and federal waters off Monroe County and Biscayne National Park and 12 per person in state and federal waters off all other counties. During the regular season, the daily bag limit is six per person in all state and federal waters. Lobster harvesting during either season requires a resident or nonresident saltwapermit, unless you are exempt. So what are the no-nos? Night diving during the sport season in state and federal waters off Monroe County, harvesting egg-bearing females, using any harvest device that can puncture or crush the lobster and using recreational traps are all prohibited. Spiny lobster must have a minimum carapace length of at least three inches and must be measured in the water. The carapace is measured from the forward edge (between the rostral horns) to the rear edge of the carapace, and all har vesters must have a measuring device while harvesting. For information on lobster harvesting, please visit MyFWC.com/Fishing and click on Saltwater, Recreational Regulations and Lobster. So, if you dont want to miss the fun, stick and head south for some lobster chasing excitement. And remember, tackles, or you will kick yourself when you get there! Coastal is one of many ways that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Division of Marine Fisheries Management will be helping recreational anglers understand complex saltwater regulations and learn more Florida. We are also available to answer questions by phone or email anytime, and we would love the opportunity to share information through in-person presentations with recreational or comTo contact FWCs Regulatory Outreach subsection call (850) 487-0554 or email Alan.Peirce@MyFWC.com.Heading to the Keys for lobster season? by Alan Peirce Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission state and federal waters Aug. 1. The season closes annually June 1. The minimum size limit for greater 30 inches fork length, which is mea mouth to the center of the fork in the tail. In Atlantic state waters, the size limit is 28 inches fork length. Recreational anglers may take one anglers must use circle hooks, and have a dehooking device and a venting tool on their vessel. Using these tools will help increase and returned to the water. shore to nine nautical miles and in the Atlantic from shore to three nautical miles; federal waters extend from those boundaries to about 200 miles from shore. Learn more about greater amber jack by visiting MyFWC.com/Fishing and clicking on Saltwater Fishing, Recreational Regulations and Amberjack.Greater amberjack recreational season to open in Gulf August 1Permit will open for recreational harvest Aug. 1 in the Special Permit Zone, an area south of Cape Florida on the west coast and south of Cape Sable on the east coast that includes state and federal waters. The season closes annually on May 1. Outside of the Special Permit Zone, the recreational harvest of permit is open year-round. Commercial harvest of permit is not allowed inside the Special Permit Zone. Recreational anglers the Special Permit Zone person, per day with no taken per vessel per day. Permit must be more than 22 inches fork length to be harvested. In state waters, anglers can take per mit using only hook and line, but in federal waters permit may be caught by spear as well as hook and line. In all other state and federal waters outside the Special Permit Zone, anglers may harvest two it for permit is larger than 11 inches but less than 22 inches fork length, with one exception: anglers than 22 inches within the Learn more about per mit and pompano by visiting MyFWC.com/Fishing (click on Saltwater Fishing, Recreational Regulations and Per mit, Florida pompano, African pompano).Permit harvest to open in South Florida special zone beginning Wed., August 1

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Page 16 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 25, 2012 Call It Like You See It?It is extremely difficult to list the colors that these words are written in rather than to simply read these words. This illustrates the Biblical principal that Man cannot serve two masters. It is no different for our school superintendent. When he is obligated to fulfill campaign promises for jobs and promotions, it is difficult for him to focus on doing what is best for our schools and our children. As a result, both our schools and our children suffer. We can do better.Choose Better For Our Schools.Political Advertisement Paid for by Ron Mears DEM for Superintendent of Schools Call It Like You See It?It is extremely difficult to list the colors that these words are written in rather than to simply read these words. This illustrates the Biblical principal that Man cannot serve two masters. It is no different for our school superintendent. When he is obligated to fulfill campaign promises for jobs and promotions, it is difficult for him to focus on doing what is best for our schools and our children. As a result, both our schools and our children suffer. We can do better.Choose Better For Our Schools.Political Advertisement Paid for by Ron Mears DEM for Superintendent of Schools Call It Like You See It?It is extremely difficult to list the colors that these words are written in rather than to simply read these words. This illustrates the Biblical principal that Man cannot serve two masters. It is no different for our school superintendent. When he is obligated to fulfill campaign promises for jobs and promotions, it is difficult for him to focus on doing what is best for our schools and our children. As a result, both our schools and our children suffer. We can do better.Choose Better For Our Schools.Political Advertisement Paid for by Ron Mears DEM for Superintendent of Schools Brocks RV RepairCERTIFIED TECHNICIANMOBILE SERVICE A hard working family. Eddie Joe, Lynn, Jordan and Shelby.Let the White family work hard for you!!PAID BY EDDIE JOE WHITE, DEMOCRAT, FOR LIBERTY COUNTY SHERIFFEddie Joe WHITEfor Liberty County SHERIFF ELECT Let the White family for SHERIFF Eddie Joe Its Time to Restore the TrustPAID BY EDDIE JOE WHITE, DEMOCRAT, FOR LIBERTY COUNTY SHERIFF Liberty County WHITEA hard working family. Eddie Joe, Lynn, Jordan and Its Time to Restore the Trust ELECTThis year The Florida Bar is helping to answer voters questions about judges and judicial elections and merit retention in several ways. The Bar has available: guide in English and Spanish. in English and Spanish. trial court judicial candidates. poll results from members regarding Supreme Court justices and appellate level judges in retention elections. appellate judge? elections? The guide also has a separate section with frequently asked questions about merit retention plus an overview of The Florida Bars The Votes in Your Court education program to make information about merit retention more accessible to voters. with input from the Bars Citizens Forum advisory group. The guide is available in both English and Spanish. Printed copies in Spanish available for download in both Spanish and English Copies may be requested The Votes in Your Court web page includes a video with the history of merit and biographies of the Supreme Court justices and Nov. 6 ballot. Voters can learn more about the circuit and county 76 judicial contests have been available online at justices who will be on the General Election ballot Nov. 6. should continue in their jobs. residing and practicing in Florida and will ask respondents whether the incumbent justices and appeals court judges should be retained or not. The ballot will ask attorneys to consider eight attributes in making their decisions: quality and clarity of judicial opinions; knowledge of the law; integrity; judicial temperament; impartiality; freedom from New V oters Guide offers info on judicial races, merit retention

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JULY 25, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 17 YOU CAN COUNT ON RENE A TTAWA Y CRAWFORD! Rene Attaway CrawfordPOLITICAL AD PAID FOR BY RENE ATTAWAY CRAWFORD, DEMOCRAT, FOR CLERK OF COURT for CALHOUN COUNTYClerk of Court A doctor once asked her what was her secret to living so long and staying so well. Her reply: I told him I thought it was clean living. I never smoked, never drank and tried to eat right. But with a little prodding, she did admit to having a little alcohol once when she was 15 or 16 years old. It was just a taste, she explained. Not enough to have any effect. Her deteriorating eyesight has ended one of her greatest pleasures: reading. When she wasnt cooking, cleaning and caring for children, she loved getting lost in a book. If I ever sat down, I had a book in my hand, she said. Oh, I did love to read. The Great Tide by Rubylea Hall is her favorite book. Ill tell you it was the best book I ever read, she said, adding, Ive read it twice. The novel, published in 1947, tells the story of Florida plantation life in Port St. Joe in the 1830s and 40s. Its about a ship that they forbid to come ashore because they had yellow fever, she explained. But one swam ashore and just about everybody in St. Joe died. She recalled how the books heroine put her sickened husband in the back of a wagon and left the area. The book told about them stopping at an Indian reservation in Blountstown and spending the night at the Gregory Mansion (now located at Torreya State Park) before they made it to Greenwood. There were many familiar names of Jackson County families that she recognized mentioned in the book, which she said, made it a lot more interesting. Quiltmaking was a constant in her life for years; it was a necessity in the days before heating and air conditioning and was a traditional wedding gift for the children and grandchildren. Back then, you had to have quilts to stay warm. You had to have at least three quilts on the bed on cold nights because there was no other heat in the house. She made quilt tops out of little tiny scraps of material. Her favorite pattern was one called Flower Garden which featured a bloom on every panel. Every piece turned out to put them together, she said. It taken (sic) a long time to do them but they were worth it. Many of those have been handed down to succeeding generations of her family. Her family enjoyed the many treats she baked and scooped up platefuls of the smoked pork that wound up on the grill. The kids with greens, beans, peas and okra. We always had plenty to eat, she said. We just enjoyed being together and being happy. How did she meet her future husband? went to their house one Sunday but they were at my fathers house and he came over there. To what does she attribute their long marriage? I guess we loved and trusted each other, she said. He turned out to be a Baptist minister and preached in churches for 45 years, she said. He was called to several different churches but early on they decided that Poplar Head, less than a mile from their house, would be their home church. When he was off giving sermons elsewhere on Sunday, she and the children were in the pews of the little church which still sits along Hwy. 73. And Saturday, she was honored in that very church, surrounded by friends, family and a special yellow-frosted cake with three candles marking her first century on earth. GRADY LOU NICHOLS continued from the front page

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Page 18 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 25, 2012 LIBERTY COUNTY2012-2013SCHOOL CALEN DAR THIS CALENDAR SPONSORED BY T win Oaks Juvenile Development, Inc.For more call 643-1090 SR 20 Florida Liberty County School Calendar2012-2013 SCHOOL YEAR Professional Development for Teachers..............................Aug.13-14 Pre-Planning for Staff/Classroom Data Analysis....................Aug. 15-17 SCHOOL BEGINS.................................................Monday, Aug. 20 Labor Day (NO SCHOO L).........................................................Sept. 3Progress reports sent home.................................................Sept. 21 FTE Week/Survey 2..................................................................Oct. 8-12 FCAT retakes.............................................................................Oct. 18-19 End 1st Nine weeks/Early release................................................Oct. 16 2nd Nine weeks begins..............................................................Oct. 17 Report cards sent home ..............................................................Oct. 26 Red Ribbon Days....................................................................Oct. 29-31 Veterans Day (NO SCHOOL).................................................Nov. 12Progress reports sent home/Early Release Day.......................Nov. 16 Fall Break (NO SCHOOL )...............................................Nov. 19-21 Thanksgiving Holiday (NO SCHOOL )...........................Nov. 22-23 FCAT Writes Field Test (4, 8, 10 grades)...........................Dec. 4-5 End 1st Semester/Early Release Day................................Dec. 20 Christmas Holidays ( N O S C HOO L ).............................Dec. 21-31 New Years Holiday (NO SCHOOL )..................................Jan. 1-4 Pre-Planning for Teachers/Prof. Dev..........................................Jan. 3-4 2nd Semester begins for students...................................................Jan. 7 Report cards sent home..............................................................Jan. 14 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday (NO SCHOOL) ............Jan. 21Progress reports sent home..........................................................Feb. 8 FTE Week/Survey 3................................................................Feb. 11-15 FCAT Writing test.............................................................Feb 26-28 End 3rd Nine Weeks/Early release/Data Analysis.................March 15 4th Nine Weeks begins............................................................March 18 Spring Break (NO SCHOOL ) ......................................March 25-29 Report cards sent home..............................................................April 1 FCAT retakes..........................................................................April 8-19 FCAT Reading, Math, Science test........................................April 15-25 Progress reports sent home.......................................................April 18 US History EOC..........................................................April 22 May 10 B A CC A L AUREA T E .........................................................May 22 G RA D UA T ION DA Y .........................................................May 24 Memorial Day Holiday (NO SCHOOL )................................May 27 End of 2nd Semester/LAST DA Y FOR STUDENTS...............May 31 Post Planning for Teachers........................................................June 3-5 S UMMER SCHOO L B E GI NS ......................................................June 10 SUMMER SCHOOL ENDS ......................................................July 23 CALHOUN COUNTY2012-2013SCHOOL CALEN DAR THIS CALENDAR SPONSORED BYPIGGLY WIGGLY 674-5044 & 643-4017Ramseys Calhoun County School Calendar2012-2013 SCHOOL YEAR SC HOO L BEGIN S..............................................Tuesday, A ug. 14Labor Day (NO SCHOOL)...............................................Sept. 3 Early Release Day (Students dismissed at 1 p.m.)....................Sept. 17 FTE Week ......................................................................Oct. 8-12 FCAT Retakes ................................................................Oct. 15-19 End 1st grading period .......................................................Oct. 17 Fall Holiday for all Employees..........................................Oct. 22Report Card Day................................................................. Oct. 26 Early Release Day (Students dismissed at 1 p.m.).....................Oct. 31Thanksgiving Holiday (NO SCHOOL).......................Nov. 19-23 Early Release Day (Students dismissed at 1 p.m.).....................Dec. 21 End of 2nd grading period................................................. Dec. 21 End 1st Semester ............................................................... Dec. 21 Christmas Holidays (NO SCHOOL)...................Dec. 24-Jan. 4 Evaluation Day.....................................................................Jan. 7 School resumes for students...............................................Jan. 8 Report Card Day................................................................. Jan. 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday (NO SCHOOL)......Jan. 21FTE Week......................................................................Feb. 11-15 FCAT Writing test.........................................................Feb. 26-28Early Release Day (Students dismissed at 1 p.m.).....................March 4 End of 3rd grading period..............................................March 14 Report Card Day............................................................March 22 Spring Holidays (NO SCHOOL)............................March 25-29 FCAT Retakes..........................................................April 8-19 Early Release Day (Students dismissed at 1 p.m.)...................April 11 FCAT Reading, Math, Science & Retakes test..................April 15-26 Algebra, B iology & G eometry End of Course Exam.....April 22-May 17 Early Release Day (Students dismissed at 1 p.m.)....................May 24 End of 4th grading period .................................................May 24 End of 2nd semester...........................................................May 24 Memorial Day Holiday (NO SCHOOL)..........................May 27GRADUA TIONSCalhoun County Adult School..........................................May 21 Blountstown High School ...............................................May 23 Altha School ....................................................................May 24

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Country Music Television is searching for handcrafted and custom designed lawns and homeowner to be featured on a new t.v. program. How much of you is in your landscap ing? You love Elvis... your shrubs are shaped like Elvis. Youre a fan of NASCAR... you have a mini Talladega shaved into your lawn, with your shrubs like Kyle Bushs M&M car. You go to every Bluegrass festival... mandolins worked into it. You consider yourself to be Hugh Hefner... you have a 10 foot Playboy Bunny symbol etched in your lawn. Were looking to celebrate the hard work, dedication and creativity of Amer icas most fascinating lawn owners. The Lawn owners need to be as big and brash as their display! Please send an email describing your lawn, or the lawn you are nominating to: WorkThatGrass@gmail. com. Be sure to include pictures, contact information and of course a few paragraphs about yourself. And as always, please contact us ASAP! In the mid-1800s Dr. Charles Hentzs family moved from North Carolina to Alabama and then to north Florida. Later he traveled to Kentucky to study medi cine after which he moved to Columbus, OH to intern. Eventually the young Dr. Hentz worked his way back to his home in Florida. Monday, April 28, 1851.., Monday nightour schooner is lying in Apalachicola Bayin the pass--; the journey has been uncommonly pleasanta light breeze but steady-and just from the right quarter I have enjoyed the air, the sky and the deep blue sea--; the water was brightly phosphorescent at nightYesterday was the Sabbath; bright and balmy--, but little to be recognized however from the deportment of my fellow travelers spent most of the day on deck the pilot boat is anchored close astern and we will get into Apalachicola tomorrowwe have been playing seven up and whist around the table,.. I am nearin sight of dear Florida once more and near my dear brothers and sisters againGod grant that I may meet them in happiness and joyGod bless us all. Upon his return Dr. Hentz lived as a border with Jason Gregory, a farmer and plantation owner with a fine home, white with green shutters on the hill by the big oaks at Ocheesee. his Tom Sawyer like life along the river. He often writes of friends. In his diary he recounts, Friday, May 28, 1852; This morning we rode up to Mount rodswe spent the morning at a spring renowned perch, trout, brim and morethe water is clear ing about and biting the hooks when suiting their appetitewe sat around on the roots of trees and surrounded by luxuriant forest growth, cypress and cypress knees in abundancenow and then a beautiful white heron would alight overhead and entertain us with its croaking noteWe ate Who, other than me, can almost feel the breeze and see the beauty sur Works Cited: Steven M. Stowe, ed. A Southern Practice: The Diary and Autobiography of Charles A. Hentz, M.D. JULY 25, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 19 Liberty Post & Barn Pole Inc.We've got the fence posts to meet your needs.Dempsey Barron Road, Bristol (off Hwy. 12 N) (850) 643-5995We would like to thank the entire community for all of the love and support that was given to the Phillips family. The surgery was a success and Shannon is recovering well. In this day and age it is extremely rare that communities reach out to this degree in helping one another. We will be forever thankful. Shannon and Tiffany Phillips Note of ThanksYour lawn is your masterpiece! Your mouthpiece! Your claim to fame!A memorable character: P ART 2 OUTDOORS WITH RANGER STEVEBy Steve Cutshaw, Torreya Park Manager NOTICE T O RECEIVE SEALED BIDS company or corporation interested in providing the following services:T ANK CLEANING & INSPECTIONThe project shall include the cleaning and inspection of the Citys 100,000 gallon concrete ground storage tank and a 2,500 gallon hydropneumatic tank. The contractor will also be required to photograph the top of the Citys elevated storage tank. Completion date for this project will be 90 days from the date of the Notice to Proceed presented to the successful bidder. date will be set at $100.00 per day. Please indicate on the envelope that this is a sealed bid, the bid number and what the bid is for. Eastern Standard Time. The Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids. The City of Bristol is an Equal Opportunity Employer and reserves the right to waive informalities in any bid, to accept and/or reject any or all bids, and to accept the bid that in their judgment will be in the best interest of the City of Bristol. email at fordj@preble-rish.com.Casting a new show for CMT! DOTHAN On Saturday, July 28 at 10 a.m., Landmark Park will celebrate national watermelon month with a watermelon harvest and sampling. Watermelons are an excellent source of vipotassium and the most consumed melon in the United States. Over 1200 varieties of watermelons are grown across the world. Landmark Park will harvest and sample Moon and Stars, Black Diamond, Charleston Gray, Crimson Sweet and Jubilee. Registration is required. The programs are free with paid gate admission, which is $4 for adults and $3 for kids. 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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 Amanda Eikeland spoke to the Board asking them to be mindful about an item on the Agenda. She said you are asked to take action tonight to approve creating positions to be effective August 1 and two Paraprofessionals for Head Start. She told the Board that these positions are currently Development. The teachers who will be employee will receive a salary reduction of approximately $4,000 per year. The teachers are looking at approximately $350 less per month. The positions being created will be saving the jobs but will also be reducing the salary of the teachers and will greatly affect each of them. Again Eikeland asked to Board to just be aware of the hardship that will be put on the employees who are members of our community. Michael Richter asked if the Board members have any questions. He informed the Board that he would be back in August to present the new rates for the 2012-13 year. Peddie reminded the Board that the August meeting was moved to Monday, August 13, 2012. ADOPTION OF AGENDA Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Reddick, and carried unanimously to adopt the agenda. CONSENT ITEMS Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to approve the following consent items: A. Approval of Minutes June 28, 2012 B. Principals Reports for June, 2012 E. Bills and Payroll (July, 2012) ACTION ITEMS: 1. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve Property Disposition List for the 2. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Duggar and carried unanimously to approve use of district funds for cell phone usage for essential personnel for the 2012tion) 3. Motion was made by Hayes, second ed by Reddick and carried unanimously to approve the following 2012-13 Agreements/ Resolutions with the Panhandle Area Educational Consortium: a. District Participation in the Panhandle Area Educational Consortium b. The PAEC Professional Development Center (PDC) Resolution c. Exceptional Student Education Consultative Services d. Gateway Educational Computing Consultants Project Resolution e. Gateway Student System Consortium Resolution 4. Motion was made by Duggar, second ed by Kever and carried unanimously to approve 2012-2013 PAEC Risk Management Agreement. PERSONNEL 1. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to approve recommendation for the following paraprofessionals to receive CDA supple ment effective August 13, 2012: Mamie Beach, April Sharee Towles, Debra Brannan, Gwynn McCoy, Connie Dowdy, Carla Bramblett and Jill Shuler. 2. Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve supplements for the following employees for the 2012-2013 school year: Suzann Stoutamire Early Childhood Supervisor LCHS Grant Grantham Athletic Director and Gerald Tranquille Varsity Assistant Donnie L. Coxwell Varsity Assistant Coach Derringer Edwards Varsity Assistant Coach (to be paid lump sum at end of season) Gerald Tranquille Varsity Boys Basketball Coach ball Coach (JV) David Shuler Varsity Girls Basketball Coach Gyll Moore Assistant Girls Basketball Coach (JV) Jennifer Sewell Head Volleyball Coach Leigh Ann Summers Assistant Volley ball Coach (to be paid lump sum at end of season) Jennifer Sewell Head Softball Coach Coach Donnie L. Coxwell Head Baseball Coach Derringer Edwards Assistant Baseball Coach Buzzy Lewis Head Track Coach Sharmon Parrish and Donna Hiers Varsity Cheerleader Sponsor (Supplement to be split) Donna Summers LCHS Curriculum Coordinator Christy Bentley Technology Coordina tor Kim Everett Band Director Col. Groggett JROTC Instructor Sgt. Milton JROTC Instructor Kim Everett Band Director Buzzy Lewis Athletic Director and JV Coach Buzzy Lewis Boys Basketball Kristy Pleasant Volleyball Coach Stacey Beckwith Girls Basketball Coach TBA Girls Softball Coach Laurie Brandon JV Cheerleading Coach Bess Revell Curriculum Coordinator Lynn Guthrie Technology Coordinator Hosford Tim Davis Athletic Director TBA Boys Basketball Coach Tim Davis Boys Baseball Coach Tim Davis Girls Volleyball Coach TBA Girls Softball Coach TBA Girls Basketball Coach Alex Mercer Curriculum Coordinator Kathy Hayes Duty Supplement 3. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Duggar and carried unanimously to approve recommendation of Stephanie for the 2012-13 school year. 4. Motion was made by Kever seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve recommendation of Robyn ConySchool effective August 13, 2012 for the 2012-13 school year. 5. Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Reddick and carried unanimously more as technology (Academy) teacher at for the 2012-13 school year. 6. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to apAugust 1, 2012. 7. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Duggar and carried unanimously to approve request to create two (2) Paraprofes sional positions for Head Start to be effective August 1, 2012. 8. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Duggar and carried unanimously to approve recommendation of Tonia Cobb as Secretary at Hosford Elementary and Jr. High School to be effective July 5, 2012. ed by Reddick and carried unanimously to teacher at Hosford Elementary and Jr. High School to be effective August 13, 2012. 10. Motion was made by Hayes, second ed by Kever and carried unanimously to approve recommendation of Christina Shuler as Substitute School Health Aide for ESE Title VIB. EMERGENCY ITEMS: 1. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve recommendation of Dawn Arrant as Summer Math Camp teacher beginning days per week, $22.00/hour. 2. Motion was made by Duggar, second ed by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve recommendation of Mary Eubanks as effective July 2, 2012. OLD BUSINESS INFORMATION AND DISCUSSION ITEMS he has received some bids on fencing with $17,400. asville, GA is $14,032.00. Superintendent Summers mentioned and sales tax funds. The new fencing will not include the barbed-wire around the top of the fence. there are bad leaks at the gym and the old building at Hosford. Chairman Peddie warranty on the LCHS Gym roof. high school A/C is working great. Tim Dabeen about a $35,000 savings since the computerized system was installed. A/C in the Kitchen at the High School. There informed the Board that he has received a quote from Trane to add A/C for $6,500. SUPERINTENDENTS REPORTS BOARD MEMBERS CONCERNS Chairman Peddie informed the Board that there will be an Impasse Hearing July Meeting to approve the budget for advertisThe Tentative Budget Hearing is scheduled for July 30 at 6:00 p.m. Regular Board Meeting for August has been moved to August 13 at 6:00 p.m. Breakfast at 8:00 a.m. at Tolar School and p.m. ADJOURNMENT Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting. ________________________________ Superintendent Sue Summers Chairman Kyle Peddie Page 20 JULY 25, 2012Supplements and new school personnel approved; positions added to Head Start Program at July 10 LCSB regular meeting YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED! PLEASE VOTEMichaelWRIGHT FOR LIBERTY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD DISTRICT 1 ministration fantry Team Leader Real Estate Appraisal Service ment 17 years Chamber of Commerce Mason

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JULY 25, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 21 Liberty County kids had a super time at 4-H Super Science Day Camp held July 17 and 18 in Bristol. Participants experimented with two-liter bottle rockets, fuel cell cars, screaming balloons, bubbles, slime and many different kinds of absorbent polymers. These youth were involved in hands-on activities as they learned how the different science experiments worked. They learned the importance of following and reading the directions or the science experiment wouldnt work. Four-H Program Assistant Cathia Schmarje shared many different types of science activities and FNP Program Assistant Shellie King brought kids into the The group enjoyed a science experiment ished product was cold and delicious! LEFT: Angel Brake playing with Gak. ABOVE: Andy Revell and Emma Wade build a crystalized tree. BELOW LEFT: Justin Cessna builds a fuel car. BELOW: Youngsters shown with their two-liter bottle rockets include, from left, Joshua Schneider, Justin Cessna, Angel Brake, Emma Wade, Andy Revell, Jacob Creamer, Kimberly Kent and Jenna Dees. Teen Counselor Ryan Harper is shown behind the group.4-H Super Science Day CampThe Liberty County Ozone team traveled to Sebring July 6 to participate in the Florida Dixie Youth Ozone State Tour nament. The team played against West Seminole on July 7 and Wesley Chapel on July 8. The boys played their hearts out, despite losing to both teams. For most of the players, it was their ing experience for all of them. The team is already talking about what they will do differently next year. Sebring won the state championship for the second time and West Volusia was the runner-up. The players and parents of the Liberty Ozone team would like to extend a sincere thank you to the numerous individuals that made this trip possible. We really appreciate the support that was shown by so many through donations to the team and during our numerous fundraiser efforts. We especially thank the staff and management at Piggly Wiggly and Centennial Bank in Bristol, Liberty County Recre ation Department, Liberty Tire, Envision Credit Union, Superior Redi-Mix, Clark Construction, Fasons Meats in Quincy and Sapp Logging Company.Liberty Ozone team takes part in state tournament2012 Liberty County Ozone Baseball Team FRONT ROW from left: Freddie Clark, Hunter Weeks, Bradley Edwards, Brent Fant, Jacob Creamer, Braddock Hobbs. BACK ROW : Manager Randal Martinez, Duncan Hosford, Dustin Hostetter, Brady Peddie, Coach Kyle Sapp, Dylan Polver, Latayvion Godwin, Delaney Cheesemon and Coach Colby Sapp.

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Page 22 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 25, 2012 ACCEPTING NEW PA TIENTSLaban Bontrager, DMD12761 NW Pea Ridge Rd., Bristol, FL 32321TELEPHONE 643-5417 www.bristoldentalclinic.com DENTURE LAB ON PREMISESSame-Day Service on Repairs & Relines Bristol Dental ClinicMonica Bontrager, DMD EDDIE NOBLES LAND CLEARING Call Eddie Nobles at (850) 447-0449 or Chas at 447-0849Located in Bristol Land clearing, excavation and root raking:Spiny lobster recreational & commercial seasons startingThe 2012 recreational and commercial spiny lobster seasons will open soon, beginning with the two-day spiny lobster recreational season July 25 and 26. The regular commercial and recreational lobster season starts Aug. 6 and runs through March 31. The special two-day season occurs on the last consecutive Wednesday and Thursday in July each year to let recrebefore commercial lobster traps are placed begin putting their traps in the water Aug. men may harvest spiny lobsters starting Aug. 6. Spiny lobsters must have a carapace length greater than three inches to be taken during the open seasons, and divers must possess a measuring device and measure all lobsters in the water. During the two-day spiny lobster sport season, recreational divers and snorkelers can take up to six lobsters per person daily in Monroe County and Biscayne National Park waters and 12 lobsters per person daily in other Florida waters. You can possess no more than the daily bag limit of lobsters when you are on the water. When you are off the water, you can possess the daily double the daily bag limit on the second day. Possession limits are enforced on and off the water during the two-day sport season. Night diving for spiny lobsters during the two-day sport season is not allowed in Monroe County and all harvest of lobsters is prohibited in John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park during the two-day season. Lobster harvest is also prohibited at all times in Everglades National Park, Dry Tortugas National Park, Biscayne Bay/Card Sound Spiny Lobster Sanctuary, certain areas in Pennekamp Park and notake areas in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. During the Aug. 6 March 31 regular season, the daily recreational bag and on-the-water possession limit is six spiny lobsters per person. You must have a recrelicense and a spiny lobster permit to recreationally harvest spiny lobsters unless you are exempt from recreational license requirements. Information about these licenses and permits is available online at MyFWC. com/License. Divers and snorkelers must display diagonal stripe) while in the water. must be at least 20 inches by 24 inches be at least 12 inches by 12 inches. Divers must make reasonable efforts to stay within rivers, inlets or navigation chanhighest point of the vessel and must be visible from all directions. When divers displayed. More information on diversat MyFWC.com/Boating by clicking on Boating Regulations.Additional information on recreational spiny A special two-day season occurs on the last consecutive Wednesday and Thursday in July each year to let recreational fishermen collect spiny lobsters before commer cial lobster traps are placed in the water.

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JULY 25, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 23 Message of appreciationI would like to take the opportunity to thank everyone for their continued prayers and support during Clarys recovery. We are blessed to be a part of such a generous community. Since February of last year Clary has made remarkable progress and remains determined to work hard towards a full recovery. I would also like to thank Sheriff Conyers. As he has for many people during their time of need, Donnie cial relief. Most importantly Sheriff Conyers has insisted that I have had the time that has been required to take care of Clary and has been the source of my conIn addition to being an effective administrator, Sheriff Conyers has demonstrated the balance of compassion and leadership required of our community. Again, we sincerely appreciate everyones support and prayers. By those prayers we have and continue to witness a miracle from God. Sincerely, Brian Bateman, Bristol Charles McClellan Funeral HomeButler-Morgan/Morgan-McClellan Funeral Home Building at 15 S. Jackson St., Quincy, 32351Phone: (850) 627-7677 or 643-2277Charles K. McClellanLicensed Funeral Director 42 years experience Call us Let us explain how we can conveniently handle arrangements in Liberty County. Telephone (850) 674-2266 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& Crematory OBITUARIESGARY CANNON CLARKSVILLE Gary Cannon, 74, of Clarksville, passed away Wednesday, July 18, 2012 in Panama City. He was a resident of Clarksville and had lived in Calhoun County for the past eight years. He earned a Bachelor of S cience degree at Elmira College in Physics and was retired from IBM where he worked as an engineer for 22 years. He the USS Bennington, USS Mississippi and the USS Salem. He was also retired from the U. S. Army as a First Sgt. with 25 years of service and was a member of the American Legion in L ynn Haven. He was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church where he was an avid volunteer. He also enjoyed volunteering at Panhandle Pioneer Settlement and the CalhounLiberty Ministry Center. He was preceded in death by his parents, Arnold and Florence (Zellers) Cannon and a sister, Dorla Wright. Survivors include his wife, Audrey V eronica (Carasea) Cannon of Clarksville; one son, Mark Cannon and his wife, Kum Hui of Yorktown, VA; four daughters, Jordayne Douglas and her husband, Don of Port St. Lucie, Celene Tinder and her husband, Tim of Lockport, NY, Desiree Dobbin and her husband, Jeff, of Ithaca, NY and Hope Rivas and her husband Julio of LaBelle; one brother, Larry Cannon and his wife, Barbara of Memphis, TN; one sister, Sally Carl and her husband, Roger of Endwell, NY, 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews. Graveside services were held Saturday, July 21 at St. Stanislaus Cemetery in Binghampton, NY. Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge may be made to Calhoun-Liberty Ministry Center, P. O. Box 603, Blountstown, FL 32424. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh.comELLIS EDWARD DICK STEWART BLOUNTSTOWNEllis Edward Dick Stewart, 79, of Blountstown, passed away Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at his home.A native and lifelong resident of Calhoun County, he was a farmer. He attended Blountstown Community Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel and Roy Stewart and an infant daughter. Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Lucille Stewart; four sons, Rubin Stewart and his wife Belle, Jeff Stewart and his wife, JoAnn and Daniel Stewart, all of Blountstown and James Stewart and his wife, Sherrie of Altha; one daughter, Sissy Caughran and her husband, Ross of Marianna; one brother, Broward Stewart of Blountstown; two sisters, Janie Young and Lula OBryan, both of Blountstown, 11 grandchil and nephews. Services were held Saturday, July 21 at Adams Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Dewayne TolCemetery. Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.adamsfh.com. IMA JO MARSHALL HOW ARD CREEK COMMUN ITY I ma Jo Marshall, 73, of Howard Creek Community in Gulf County, passed away S unday, July 22, 2012 in Panama City. She was born July 5, 1939 in Holt and had lived in Howard Creek since 1986, coming from Highland V iew. She was a retired secretary with NHC Home Health Care. She was a member of Highland V iew Baptist Church in Port Saint Joe. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Sherry Ann Butler. Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Roy T. Marshall of Howard Creek; two daughters, Terry Royal and her husband, James of Highland V iew and Cindy Rich and her husband, Larry of Port Saint Joe; two sisters, Margie Henderson of Port Saint Joe and L ounell K night and her husband, R oy of Jacksonville, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the church. Services will be held Wednesday, July 25 at 11 a.m. at Highland V iew Baptist Church in Port St. Joe follow in Holly Hill Cemetery. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. T ALLAHASSEE Feelings of grief and loss can be overwhelming. For this reason, Covenant Hospice will be offering a six-week grief support group from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., beginning Tuesday, July 31 at the Diehl Road in Tallahassee. Those who attend will have the opportunity to explore their grief in a safe and caring environment. The support group begins will run for six Tuesday afternoons through Sept. 4. The support group is free but registration is required. Light refreshments will be served. To register for this support group, or for additional information, call Bobbie Massey, LCSW at 701-0133 or email to bobbie.massey@covenant. hospice.org.Covenant Hospice offers free grief support groupThis years November 6 General E lection will present one of the longest ballots in Floridas recent election history. In addition to the Presidential elections, statewide and local races, there are 11 constitutional amendments on the ballot for every voters consideration. The League of Women V oters special website makes voting easy and takes away last minute surprises tion? candidates? ments really mean? There are three ways to vote in Florida: Early, By MAIL, and the last chance is on Election Day. Likely to be in a rush on election day? A void long lines, by using the mail-in ballot. If you have not received your requested mail in/absentee ballot, call your local Supervisor of Elections and request it. This can be done over the phone by any registered voter. in the return mail envelope and be sure to sign the back of the envelope. Apply appropriate postage. In most counties, you can drop off your ballot with elections staff at any early voting location. (NOTE: you cannot drop off your ballot at a voting precinct on Election Day).WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW : Before you vote, be sure you: Update your address: Have you moved? Did you let your local Supervisor know? You can make your address change over the phone. Contact your SuperviDont be surprised on Election Day because you forgot to update your address. Update your name: Have you married, divorced or changed your name since you last registered to vote? One call to your Supervisor is all it takes to update. The professional staff who answer the phone will tell you what to do. Update your signature: Has your signature changed over the years? Make sure your voter status is current walk you through the necessary steps to update your signature. The 2012 General Election Date is November 6, 2012 and the General Election Registration Deadline is October 9.ABOUT THE LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF FLORIDA:The League is strictly nonpartisan and never endorses a candidate or a political party. The League has been active in Florida for more than 72 years. More about the League of Women Voters, which welcomes both men and women, is available at www.TheFloridaVoter.orgVoters urged to be ready for extra-long ballot November 6by Charley Williams, Voter Service Chair, League of Women Voters of Florida

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Page 24 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 25, 2012 Hello citizens of Calhoun County and fellow Americans. My name is Danny Ray Wise and I have been married to my wife Linda for 33 years. I have served in the Calhoun County school system for 11 years as a teacher and I have represented the citizens of Calhoun County as their county commissioner for the past 8 years. I believe that people should be treated fairly and that you should stand up for what is right even if you stand alone to represent their rights. If you elect me as your next Clerk of Court, I will have only one job; serving the citizens of Calhoun County as Clerk of the Circuit Court according to Floridas Constitution and representing the people as their humble public servant. Thank you, Danny Ray Wise VOTE Danny Ray Wise for Calhoun County Clerk of Court W. R. Tolars 21st Century summer program presents Barnyard Moosical Glenn KimbrelELECTSHERIFFI am Glenn Kimbrelhoun County. I was born and raised in Calhoun County and attended Cathy Kimbrel and we have two children and four grandchildren, all of whom live in Calhoun County. I care about the future of this county. I began and ended my 35 year career in law enforcement at the Blountstown Police Department. I served from 1975 to 2011 beginning as a patrolman and worked my way up through the ranks and served as Investigator and Major. In 2004, I was promoted to Chief of Police and served in that position for seven years. In my 35 years of law enforcement, I have gained experience in crime solving, preparing and managing budgets, writing grants, scheduling and managing all shifts for dispatchers and patrolmen and the responsibility of the operation of an entire department. This experience, learned meets the needs of the people it serves. In addition to my experience, I feel it is important to have a strong, approachable relationship with the citizens I serve. I want to use this YOU, the citizens of Calhoun County, with an OPEN DOOR policy.AS YOUR CA LHOUN COUNT YRIGHT MAN, RIGHT JOB, RIGHT NOW! vote for me, Glenn Kimbrel for your next Sheriff!ABOVE: Elisa Rangel and Cierra Morales are all smiles as they show off their cute goat costumes. TOP: The director and her cast. and nose. RIGHT: The kids performed for family, friends, students, faculty and staff. ITS VERY WISE TO ADVERTISE in the Calhoun-Liberty JOURNAL and CLJN ews.COM Call us at (850) 643-3333Email: thejournal@fairpoint.net

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JULY 25, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 25 The James Marion Goodman familyThe 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 many included in the exhibit. JOURNEY STORIES by Douglas Goodman of BlountstownMarion was born in Ocheesee Sept. 29, 1903 to James Ira Goodman and Sara Elizabeth Moore. They were both raised in Georgia was born in the same year. They moved to Ocheesee where Saras father, Charlie Moore and mother, Ella McCorvy Moore had a large row crop operation, turpentine, timber and sawmill which Char lie later sold and is now better James Marion in 1903 and they kept having children until 1927, with a total of 17. James Ira, was 1878, then passed away March buried in Ocheesee Cemetery. January 1, 1881, passed away in Blountstown in Oct. 1946 and was buried in Ocheesee Cemetery. Charlie Montford, and Gladys, who married Willard Gregg. The family migrated 3/28/1994. They are both buried in Ocheesee Cemetery. mothers dad, Charlie Moore, was full blood Creek Indian, downline from Millie an Indian girl, Elizabeth Clark, and had a daughter, Sara Elizabeth Brown, dian Territory and listed as a full the end of the Civil War in the as Worth Infantry and was part in 1860 and Charley in 1862. War, they had Green Berry Moore passed away in 1867 and was buried in Smoak Bridge age 32. Marions great-grandmothers -on his fathers side-maiden name was Jane Taylor. She was listed as full blood Creek and had She married William Goodman and my father, James Marion Goodman, Sr. I, as the seventh son of Marion and Clyde Goodman, was born in Ocheesee We later divorced and I remarried to my childhood sweetheart, Myra Jean born 2/26/1908 and passed away 9/24/1997. Myra and I have one son, James grandchildren are here now. FROM LEFT: Lessie Clyde Tew Goodman, Mavis Mirene Goodman, James Marion, Jr. and James Marion Goodman stand next to a Model-T several years after they married in June of 1924. Pictured shortly after James Marion passed away in April 1967, Lessie Clyde (center front) is shown here with the 10 remaining children: Mavis Mirene (stepdaughter), James Marion, Jr., Chester Nathan, Clifford Dowling, Clyde Lavaughn, Edwin Earl, Marles Hampton, Gladys Carolyn, Douglas Fern and Durwin Finley.

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Page 26 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 25, 2012 NEED A VEHICLE!!!!Buy Here, Pay Here $0 down, 1st Payment, Tax, Tag & Title Call Steve (334) 803-9550 shop at the Calhoun-Liberty Ministry Center store. Located on Hwy. 20 E. in Blountstown, 6741818. UFNMens, ladies and childrens clothes. Many items for the home. New items arriving daily. Everyone is invited to shop at the Calhoun-Liberty Ministry Center store. Located on Hwy. 20 E. in Blountstown, 6741818. UFN APPLIANCESDouble kitchen sink, heavy gauge, stainless steel, 7 deep, in very good condition. Call 6437567 or 674-5257 for more information. 7-25, 8-1Small chest freezer. Call 6435341 for more information. 7-25, 8-1Magic 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 FURNITUREWall shelving unit cherry, 8 deep x 21 tall x 25 1/2 wide, four pegs for hanging, two shelves, serpentine curves top and base of unit, $75. Call 643-7567 or 6745257. 7-25, 8-1 Retro brass table lamps, two, non-matching, very nice, $25. Call 643-7567 or 674-5257. 7-25, 8-1Two 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, 7-25 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 SALEHuge selection of antique and vintage jewelry, includes exquisite rhinestones, pearls and pop beads; Unique vintage and antique pictures and paintings, framed or ready to frame, includes oil, watercolor and prints; Assortment of old magazines and store advertisements, some framed, very desirable and collectible, all prices vary. Call 643-7567 or 6745257 for more information. 7-25, 8-1Air handler for AC, 3 ton, never used, $350. Call 674-8437. 7-25, 8-1, four drawer, one is extra deep, 52 x 26 1/2, $30. Call (850) 556-3880. 7-25, 8-1Moving Sale, camper shell, six drawer dresser with mirror, 42 Panasonic television, $150 for all. Call 674-4554. 7-25, 8-1Easy Rider magazines, over 300 issues, dating from 1960s to 2000. Some calendars available. Call 643-2985 for more information.7-25, 8-1Generator, 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, 7-25Bedding material: Sheets, comforters, mattress pads, cotton blankets, mattress covers and more. Everyone is invited to 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 Call David at (850) 674-1000 or (850) 674-1706 Apartment FOR Rent IN BlountstownGood downtown location. Walk to everything.Two 2 1/2 foot lamps shaped like $30. Call 674-3264. 7-18, 7-25Good used furniture and appliances needed at Calhoun Liberty Ministry Center. Call 674-1818. UFN TRUCKS1996 Toyota 4 Runner, 4 cylinder, 325,000 miles, one non-smoking owner, automatic, towing package, roof rack, in good condition, $2,100. Call 674-3613. 7-25, 8-11988 Toyota 4 Runner, 4 cylinder, automatic, 4 wheel drive, needs a fuel pump, great parts truck, $1,000. Call 447-0010. 7-25, 8-11989 Ford 250, extended cab, 4 wheel drive, $2,000. Call 379-3268. 7-25, 8-12003 Hummer, H2 luxury edition, excellent condition, $18,500 (serious inquires only). Call 762-2020. 7-18, 7-25NICE CAR of Forgotten Coast, LLC, for inventory of our great trucks selection log on to www. nicecarofforgottencoastllc.com. BC/7-25-12/$12 CARS2002 Dodge Stratus RT sports coupe, 3.0 V6, automatic, leather, sunroof, very good condition, $4,400 OBO. Call 209-9489. 7-25, 8-1 VEHICLE ACCESSORIESCar speakers, Two Pioneer 10, $80 OBO, three 10 speakers, $100 OBO. Call 643-6485. 7-25, 8-1 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 NO PETS$550 monthCall 762-3770Apartment for Rent in ALTHA WANTED: REAL ESTATE Will buy 10 to 1,000 acres, reasonably priced. Immediate closing. Call (850) 544-5441 or (850) 570-0222 For RentCall 694-8458 or 566-3344 Mobile Home 2 BD / 2 BA great condition$500 MONTH *Basic Yard Maintenance *No Contract Necessary Call (850) 899-0269Grass Cutting Services 1 & 2 bedroom mobile homes in Blountstown and Bristol. $105 to $155 weekly. Deposit required. All utilities included. NO PETS. Singles or Couples preferred. Call 674-7616FOR RENT House for Rent in Bristol $350 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. CLEARANCE SALE Aug. 4 at 7 p.m.(First Saturday of every month) Public is invited.18098 NW County Rd. 12AUCTION643-7740 Col. James W. Copeland AB1226/AU0001722 FREE SETUP FOR YARD SALE EVERY SATURDAY

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JULY 25, 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. HUNTING/FISHINGMercury boat motor, 9.5 hp, electric start, long shaft, $500. Call 237-1319. 7-25, 8-1Scandy White boat, 14 ft., 40 hp Mercury motor, stick steering, nized trailer, $3,500. Call 6438607 or 447-0010. 7-25, 8-1Barnett Compound bow, 45 lb. draw, includes case and all accessories, $125. Call 643-2226. 7-25, 8-11978 Futura Craft boat, 15 ft., Call 379-3268. 7-25, 8-112 gauge Thumbuster shotgun, $175. Call 643-3509. 7-18, 7-25, 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 SUPPLIES Darn Pump? tors, relays, control boxes, preswire, pumps, tanks and much until 9 p.m. Repair questions are welcomed, call us at That Darn Pump 643-4357. BPA/UFN STARSCOPEARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 Branch out and enjoy new ways of thinking, Aries. Keep the energy and enthusiasm about a new project. Your energy will inspire You may need to get a little need, Taurus. Dont worry about being rude; you just may need to push yourself into certain situations this week. GEMINI May 22/Jun 21 Gemini, this is a good week for telling others about your posipeople on your side as you can. Although you can expect a week full of energy and many things to do, you will process, Cancer. Things can change quickly, so enjoy. Leo, you could learn something may be something important. Just keep your eyes and ears open to new ideas and information all around you. VIRGO Aug 24/Sept 22 Virgo. Remember, you catch more bees with honey. You are completely absorbed in your romantic relationship, Libra. For the time being thats it might be contagious. SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22 week, so you may as well not to get into the fray if something should escalate. things like games and puzzles, your mind off of other things. CAPRICORN Dec 22/Jan 20 A friend is not jealous of you, Capricorn; he or she is simply proud of all you accomplished. Dont feel badly about bragging a little about AQUARIUS Jan 21/Feb 18 An altruistic act by someone you know could inspire you to do your own form of charity, Aquarius. Youre of the mind PISCES Feb 19/Mar 20 You may seem a little confused this week, Pisces, almost like youre walking in a fog. Take Week of July 15 ~ July 21JULY 22 JULY 23 JULY 24 JULY 25 JULY 26 JULY 27 JULY 28 The theme was He-Man and the would like to get a copy of this. I dont mind paying a fee. The year 643-9330. 7-18, 7-25 HOMES & LAND: 4 acres in Telogia with county water and highway frontage. Call 445-5002. 6-27 T 7-25, 16x80, 2 BD, 2 BA, in great condition, handicapped accessible, $14,500. Call 4095. 6-27 T 7-18 YARD SALES at Telogia Baptist Church, located at 19800 NE clothes, household items, books, pictures and furniture, and much it inside the church fellowship hall. Phone 379-8439. 7-25, 8-1 from 8 a.m. until noon. Located at and Hwy 20. Furniture, dishes, clothes and more. Phone 819-6909. PETS/SUPPLIES two 7 week old males, $50 each. Call 6741012 in Blountstown. 7-25, 8-1 three regisweeks old. One male, two female. Call Caroline at 674-8076. 7-25, 8-1 eight months old, cant take with us. Free to a good 541-6572. 7-18, 7-25, 8 weeks old, dewormed, milk goat cross. Will be medium size when grown, $50. Call 7623667. 7-18, 7-25 LOST & FOUNDFOUND: type dogs, gray and black, one with clipped hair. Found in Liberty County in the Aspalaga area. Call 643-2799. 7-18, 7-25 WANTED size 6 to 6x. Call 674-6940. 7-25, 8-1Refrigerator, reasonably priced. Call 674-3264. 7-25, 8-1 I am looking for somebody who might still $1,800 Dodge Ram 4-Door 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 $675 Impala 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 SMALL TOWN TOM

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Page 28 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 25, 2012 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. *Lifetime Warranty on Repairs *Will pay up to $500 of your deductible *Over 75 years combined experienceTNTTOBY GARNETT, OWNER Collision Center Home of the All-U-Can-Eat menu Family Coastal Seafood Restaurant WERE OPEN FRIDAY NIGHTAll U Can Eat SEAFOOD PLATTER OR CRAB CLAW S Political Advertisement Paid for and Approved by Donnie Conyers, Democrat for Liberty County Sheriff Liberty County Sheriff Donnie ConyersFor The Right Man For A Tough Job! ITS ALL ABOUT LE A DERSH I P Several months ago a gang of thieves broke into several homes in Liberty County. My investigators contacted other agencies in the surrounding counties throughout the panhan dle, and determined similar break-ins were occurring within their areas. Critical information that my investigators gathered led to a multi-jurisdictional task force being established. In short order, the thieves were in custody and are now awaiting justice in several counties. Liberty County is nearly three times more likely to be cleared than the state average. crime report as the in Florida.

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JULY 25, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 29 by Bruce McElmurray THE HAPPY HOMESTEADER www.motherearthnews.comEveryone likes a story so here is one that I hope readers will enjoy and smile at. When my wife and I lived in North Florida we used to love to go camping at Torreya State Park in the panhandle, near Bristol, where it was quiet and quite unique. The park is named from the torreya tree which is a rare species of conifer that grows in the park. The trees grew high and provided a shaded canopy over campsites. The torreya tree is a very rare tree that only grows in a few places in the world. In the USA it grows in North Florida within the state park, also in California. The Florida Torreya is also known as gopher wood. Some believe this tree is the same gopher wood that Noah used to build his ark. We enjoyed our camping trips to Torreya State Park because of the quiet and the thick luxurious cushion of pine needles on the ground. The smell from those hot needles was intoxicating. It was also like walking on a foam mattress which forms the basis of this story. This didnt start out to be a botany lesson but it helps to understand if the reader can picture the serene setting and the thick carpet of pine needles. Also there was a wild grape that grew within the park and that was the scuppernong grape known as the big white grape. These vines grew up the trees and they had managed to grow across the canopy of torreya trees. We were laying in our hammocks reading and relaxing and happy to be away from the stress of our jobs. As we gently swung in our hammocks engrossed in our stories we kept hearing this thump. When we heard it we would look around and not see anything out of the ordinary. A squirrel on the ground or birds but what was making that thumping noise? put my book down and waited for the next thump. It didnt take long when I heard it again and when I looked around to see what caused it, all I saw was a squirrel spread eagle on its back laying on the cushion of pine needles. I watched it for a short while and pretty soon the squirrel hopped up and climbed the nearest tree. I had never observed a squirrel fall out of a tree before and couldnt understand why it had but was glad it was all right. Then I watched as the squirrel tightrope walked across the scuppernong vines to a grape and sat up and started eating the grape. The squirrel had eaten a few grapes and then it just slowly fell off the vine and would hit those soft needles on the ground with a thump. It would lay there for a few minutes until it recovered and do the entire sequence over again. The grapes had apparently fermented on the vine and the squirrel was getting seriously drunk. This was repeated all day and continued to happen throughout the weekend. I would have thought that the squirrel would have had such a hangover that he would stop after a while but the squirrel just kept peeling off its perch in the tops of those trees all day long and falling to the ground. So that is the story of the drunk squirrel and a lesson on the torreya tree and scuppernong grapes to boot. Im sure there are several morals to this story but I dont think I will go there. Still makes me smile today thinking about that drunken squirrel. The story of the drunken squirrel at Torreya State Park $775 Chevy Blazer0% 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 $875 Ford F150, 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

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Page 30 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 25, 2012 PUBLIC AND LEGAL NOTICESIN 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 Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 10, 2012 and entered in Case No. 07-2008-CA-000279 of the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Calhoun County, Florida in which Wachovia Mortgage, FSB, formerly known as World Savings Bank, FSB, is the Plaintiff and Arturo C. Leyva, are defendants, I will sell to the high est and best bidder for cash in/ on, Calhoun County, Florida at 11:00 a.m. (CST) on the 30th day of August, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: COMMENCE AT A CONCRETE NAIL IN THE PAVEMENT OF ASHLEY SHIV ER ROAD MARKING THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 9 WEST, CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA; AND RUN THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 39 MINUTES 40 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE SOUTHERLY BOUNDARY OF SAID SECTION 4, A DISTANCE OF 1,336.55 FEET TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 4; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 88 DEGREES 39 MINUTES 40 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY BOUNDARY, A DISTANCE OF 294.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 24 MINUTES 06 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 816.82 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 00 DEGREES 24 MINUTES 06 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 588.19 FEET TO THE SOUTHERLY MAINTAINED RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY OF BUDDY ADKINS ROAD; THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 08 MINUTES 10 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY MAINTAINED RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY, A DISTANCE OF 630.21 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 24 MINUTES 06 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 585.80 FEET; THENCE EASTERLY ALONG A FENCE AND THE EASTERLY PROJECTION THEREOF AS FOLLOWS: THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 06 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 68.44 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 39 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 156.83 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 31 MINUTES 10 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 88.83 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 85 DEGREES 57 MINUTES 59 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 138.68 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 87 DEGREES 48 MINUTES 11 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 85.48 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 04 MINUTES 06 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 92.13 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. A/K/A 21310 NW PARADISE LANE, ALTHA, FL 32421 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Calhoun County, Florida this 10th day of July, 2012. Clerk of the Circuit Court Calhoun County, Florida Ruth W. Attaway by: Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P. O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 MAT 08-10617 If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Court Administra fax (850) 747-5717 within two (2) working days of receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 1-800-955-8771. The above is to be published in the Calhoun Liberty Journal P. O. Box 536, Bristol, FL 32321. 7-18, 7-25 ________________________________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 MARRIAGE [NO CHILD OR FINANCIAL SUPPORT] TO: Stephanie Nicole Johnson The Summit (Housekeeping), 8743 Thomas Dr., Panama City Beach, FL 32408 or 1022 Harvard Avenue, Panama City, FL 32405 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Dissolution of Maryou and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Shalene Grover, Esq., Attorney for Paul Anthony Gregory, whose address is 2872 Madison Street, Marianna, FL 32448 on or before August 18, the clerk of this Court at 10818 NW SR 20, P.O. Box 399, Bristol, FL 32321, before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. The action is asking the court to decide how the follow ing real or personal property should be divided: None. 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. Dated June 27, 2012 CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, Liberty County Florida, Robert Hill by: Vanell Summers Liberty County Deputy ClerkFlorida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.913(a)(2), Notice of Action For Family Cases With Minor Child(ren) (01/12).7-4, 7-11, 7-18, 7-25 ________________________________R&R Warehouses Notice of SaleOn July 30, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. CST, R&R Warehouses will dispose of the contents of thirteen (13) storage units from Blountstown and two (2) storage units from Bristol at 19300 SR 20W. Phone (850) 674-4700. The units are believed to contain household and/or personal property of the following tenants: Cachet Ash Marleen Attaway Verna Boutwell Alice Bray John Brigham Marie Coglund Reggie Cromartie Sally Cromartie Jody Dawson Bubba Johnson Coretha Jones Paul Mattice Cherlyn Morgan Letonya Reed Chandra Servant There will be a disposal of all units not paid in full by this date. THERE WILL BE NO AUCTION! 7-18, 7-25 _______________________________IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: ESTATE OF DOUGLAS K. THOMAS, SR. Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of DOUGLAS K. THOMAS, SR., deceased, whose date of death was March 6, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for CALHOUN County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 20859 Central Avenue East, Blountstown, FL 32424. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against declaims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. this notice is 7-25-2012 and the date of the second publica tion of this notice is 8-1-2012. Attorney for Personal Representative: JONNA BOWMAN Attorney for Douglas Thomas Florida Bar Number: 151904 18831 State Road 20 West Blountstown, FL 32424 Telephone: (850) 237-2020 Fax: (850) 237-2023 Personal Representative: Douglas Thomas, Jr. 21225 West 197th Street Spring Hill, Kansas 660837-25, 8-1Stretch your advertising dollars by promoting your business with an advertisement in THE JOURNAL! JOB MARKET TELOGIA POWER, LLC NEEDED (850) 379-8341 or fax resume to(850) 379-8677 16 people needed for one day Focus GroupSaturday, August 4 from 9 a.m. 5 p.m. Must be over 18 and a legal resident of Calhoun County. Professionals, students, laborers, house moms and dads, as well as unemployed encouraged to apply. Participants will listen to a presentation and then divide into two groups to discuss the presen tation. You will then reconvene and give feedback to the presenters. This is NOT a sales presentation and no one will be selling anything! Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Pay is $10 an hour. If you are done before 5 p.m., you will still be paid until 5 p.m. If interested, please call (850) 273-2070 and ask for Vicki. Liberty County School Board JOB ANNOUNCEMENTThe Liberty County School District currently has the following position open for the 2012-2013 school year. To view and apply for these positions, go to www.lcsbonline.org. Applications will be received from: July 24, 2012 August 2, 2012Teacher Allied Health AcademyAccountability is essential: The importance of assessments to Floridas public education systemTALLAHASSEE Florida must continue to embrace education in order to maintain the sig(CEPA). high standards and genuine accountunequalled in other states. hard-earned tax dollars. These educaand what needs to be changed, in order to more challenging coursework as soon ternational leader TaxWatch website at www.FloridaTaxWatch.org.

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JULY 25, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 31 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 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 Dear Voters: I, Ray Howell, am seeking your vote and support for Clerk of Court of Calhoun County. This election could be one of the most important elections in the history of Calhoun Coun ty. A strong, knowledgeable be very instrumental in securing the best possible future for this county. Our county needs someone with the experience, knowledge and strong proven leadership qualities to lead us into the future. Calhoun Coun ty needs and deserves someone who has the best interests of the county and its citizens at heart. I am that candidate. ExperienceI have worked in and out of the 25 years. I was taught the workings from before the computer age and have actually assisted to the current technology. Having a knowledge of both systems gives me greater insight into Through my association with Calhoun Liberty Abstract Company and our ments from as far back as the county has records until 1999, at which time the current documents went online. This includes all index records books, chancery orders, plats, etc. Every single public document that exists in the Calhoun County Clerk of Leadership Clerk of Court needs a strong the countys funds. It needs someone who brings not only but someone who can communicate with the citizens and work with them. I have been a small business owner in Calhoun County for the past 21 years our county needs someone who has the best interests of the citizens of Calhoun County at heart. It needs someone who will work dili I, Ray Howell, am that someone. THE OFFICE OF CLERK OF COURT BELONGS TO THE PEOPLE OF CALHOUN COUNTY. IF YOU AGREE AND ARE CONCERNED FOR THE FUTURE OF CALHOUN COUNTY, PLEASE VOTE FOR RAY HOWELL FOR CLERK OF COURT, A VOTE FOR THE FUTURE OF CALHOUN COUNTY. Thank You for your support! RAY HOWELLFOR Clerk of Court Call Chris Nissley at 674-8081 or 643-8561 (Cell) STUMP GRINDINGReasonable Rates & FREE Estimates! CLJNEWS.COM RADIO LOCATOR SEALED BIDSThe City of Bristol will receive sealed bids ration interested in providing pipeline locating equipment. A copy of the bid form can be obtained from the Bristol City Hall at 12444 NW Virginia G. Weaver Street, Bristol, FL 32321 or an electronic copy can be requested by phone at (850) 643-2261. Bids will be received until 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, on August 6, 2012 at Bristol City Hall, 12444 NW Virginia G. Weaver Street, Bristol, Florida 32321 or via US Mail at PO Box 207 Bristol, FL 32321, and will be opened and read aloud on August 6, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids. All Bids shall be submitted in an envelope clearly marked Sealed Bid Radio Locator. Please indicate on the envelope your company name and that this is a sealed bid. Two (2) original copies should be included. The City of Bristol reserves the right to waive informalities in any bid, to accept and/ or reject any or all bids, and to accept the bid that in their judgment will be in the best interest of the City. If you have any questions, please call Rocky Peddie at (850) 643-8408.

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Calhoun School Board gets Gold Star...12 4-H Super Science Day Camp...21 Obituaries...23 Journey Stories....25 Sheriff's Log...2 Commentary...6 Speak Up!...7 Birthdays, a Birth & a Wedding...9 News from the Pews...11 CLJNews.com WEdnDNEsdSDAY, JulUL Y 25, 2012 Vol. 32, No. 30JOURNAAL ThHE CAlhounLHOUN-LIbBErtRTYby Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorTheres no way to accurately count up the meals shes cooked and quilts shes stitched, but as she nears her 100th birthday, Grady Lou Nichols fondly recalls doing those things for the family she raised in Calhoun County. And she had a lot of family to do for. She and her husband, Ernest, had six children. He died in the late 1980s. Their eldest son, Broward Nichols, and youngster daughter, Linda Menefee, have also passed away. Her surviving children include Hazel Swearingen, 82, of Panama City; Louise Jordan, 80, of Marianna and two sons, Glenn, 73, and Willard, 68, who live next to the home where they were raised near Clarksville. While the rest of the family has to keep it written down to keep the numbers straight, shes quick to rattle off her list of descendants. There are 17 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and 13 greatgreat-grandchildren. Its quite a bunch, she said. I love them all. Approximately 100 relatives representing five generations gathered at Poplar Head Baptist Church, about one mile north of Clarksville, for a party in her honor on Saturday. There she held court, greeting old friends and catching up with her fast-growing Scratch Cat Grandma is the name the little girl started calling her after hearing about a black and white kitten at Miss Grady Lous home that had a bad habit of clawing visitors. She got married on June 16, 1929, just three months after meeting Ernest Nichols. He brought his 17-year-old bride from her Marianna home to the Clarksville area to set up housekeeping. He and a friend helped each other build their wood-frame homes. Theirs was ready by November of that year. It had three bedrooms, she said. One for the boys, one for the girls and we had one. They were together 68 years and she remained in that home 86 years. Just a few months ago, family members convinced her to spend some time at Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center, where she could get around-the-clock care. My health is pretty good for my age, she said, explaining that she likes to get out and about at the rehab facility. I still go all over the building with my wheelchair and my walker. She enjoys playing Bingo with the other residents and has done a little painting during craft classes.Family and friends gather to honor Grady Lou Nichols on 100th birthday Grady Lou Nichols enjoys a laugh with a young relative at Saturdays party in honor of her 100th birthday. The photo in the background shows her as a toddler, posing with a school teacher who lived with her family in Marianna. DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTOSee GRADY LOU NICHOLS continued on page 17 50includINCLUDEsS Ta AXLocal health departments at bottom of FL rankings; changes already under way Clip & Save2012-13 SchoolCalendarsPA AGEE 18 Political speaking set Friday in BristolPA AGEE 4 The tale of a drunken squirrel at Torreya Pk.PA AGEE 29 by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorResidents got a surprise when it was Department was the lowest ranked facility in the state and that the Calhoun County Health Department was only two notches higher. was wedged between the two at Number 66 out of the states 67 counties. The highest ranked on the list was the Indian River County Health Department with a score of 58 points out of a possible 69. Liberty had 29 and Calhoun County had 32. Information was compiled on everything from employee satisfaction surveys to the bacterial STD rate in 15 to 24-year-old patients. Leadership effectiveness, adherence to controls, ability to respond to disease and public health threats as well as budget experment of Health (DOH) earlier this year but apparently had not be presented outside of the agency. The DOH responded quickly to a public records request from The Journal Monday for the results. Rachel Manspeaker, who was hired as the new Administrator for the Calhoun and Liberty Health Departments less than three months ago, didnt think the report was nearly as bad as it sounded. She didnt learn about it until she started her new job. She noted that the ranking guidelines are still considered to be in draft form. The DOH, which came up with the ranking system at the request of Governor Rick Scott, describes the document as a work in progress. the performance of the health department, she said, speaking of both Calhoun and Liberty County. I think the health department has a great staff and does a great job. But she noted, There are always areas that need improvement. She said shes already started on it. Were developing an action plan and moving forward, she said. Part of that plan went into effect July 13 when she held a joint staff meeting between the two departments at Veterans Memorial Civic Center in Bristol. It allowed the staff time to be together and brainstorm, she said. Commander A.J. Gwyn of Atlanta gave a presentation to the group about violence in the workplace in a health care setting. The two local health departments have a total of about 60 employees, which includes approximately 10 who work with both departments.Health Department employees from both Liberty County as well as County County listen to a guest speaker at a staff meeting held earlier this month in Bristol.

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Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 25, 2012 CALHOUN COUNTYJuly 18 Jerad Lipford, VOSP, CCSO. Eric Finley, child support, CCSO. Joshua Crawford, child support, CCSO. July 19 Brandy Leigh Vestal, battery, CCSO. July 20 Paul Fuder, failure to appear, CCSO. LLIBERTYTY COUNTYJuly 16 Donna Needer Boettcher, disorderly intoxication, LCSO. Russell Dalton, failure to appear, LCSO. Christopher Mathis, writ of attachment, LCSO. July 17 Rickey Battle, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, LCSO. Reggie Thomas, no valid drivers license, LCSO. Sabrina Allen, possession of mari juana less than 20 grams, possession of drug paraphernalia, LCSO. July 19 Brandy Leigh Vestal, holding for CCSO, CCSO. July 22 Brain Williams, disorderly conLCSO. Blountstown Police Dept.July 16 through July 22, 2012 Citations issued:A Accidents...............04 .................18 Special details Business alarms.....01 Residential alarms..........00 Complaints..............................................................97 SH H ERIFFS LOLOG PAID BY BECKY TRICKEY-SMITH, DEMOCRAT, FOR CALHOUN COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR Pictured in front, Becky Trickey-Smith. In back from LEFT: Chris Rogers, Lea We, the staff, stand behindBecky Trickey-Smith for Tax Collector. We hope you will too.Becky T T rickey-Smith THANK YOUVote for and re-elect the candidate with proven experienceby Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorA former Liberty County High School teacher is facing sanctions ranging from a written reprimand to loss of her of two statutes and two rules following around her students. She resigned from the school district County School Superintendent Sue Summers. position and reassigned following the one complaint regarding an explicit teacher that took place in front of students the presence of students. drank in their presence. threatening message to a female student or words to that effect after the girl had recently graduated from LCHS. by Education Commissioner Gerard she failed to make reasonable effort to protect the student from conditions harmful to learning and/or to the students mental health and or/physical health was when she intentionally exposed a student to unnecessary embarrassment of up to 10 years or permanently. asked to present her case to the Florida she is sanctioned.Former LCHS instructor facing sanctions after DOE investigation tect families and communities against est number since record keeping began in are hundreds of tornadoes in the U.S. little or no warning. information faster and more directly than more time to prepare for an emergency the areas for which they would like to to school. prepare for an emergency when precious munication platform with authorities and a portfolio of family and community to subscribers. About AlertID, Inc. AlertIDs mission is to make the countrys public safety information universally accessible, helping people protect their families and communities. AlertID provides every-day protection for your family and community at no cost to you. AlertID has proven to reduce crime and uses the newest technology to create two-way communications between citizens and federal, state and local authorities to provide immediate information on crime, terrorism or natural disasters that can threaten the safety of your family and community. Free nationwide service will assist in protecting families and communities against dangers

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FEMA will provide $2,308,505 in federal funding communities' ability to understand and communicate With this funding, the Suwannee River Management Floridas seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 8.6 percent in June 2012, unchanged from May 2012. There were 795,000 jobless Floridians out of a labor force of 9,268,000. The June 2012 rate was 2.1 percentage points lower than the year-ago rate of 10.7 percent. The US unemployment rate was 8.2 percent in June. Total nonagricultural employment in Florida was 7,331,300 in June, an increase of 9,000 jobs over the month. Floridas nonagricultural employment has gained over 70,900 jobs over the year, an increase of 1.0 percent. Washington Counties) was 8.0 percent in June 2012. This was 1.1 percent lower than the regions year ago rate. Out of a labor force in the region of 50,385, there were 4,050 unemployed region residents. ---UNEMPLOYMENT RATES ---June-2012 May-2012 June-2010 Liberty...................7.4 6.7 8.9 Calhoun.................8.5 7.9 9.1 Holmes..................7.4 6.9 8.5 Washington...........9.6 8.9 11.2 Chipola Region.....8.0 7.4 9.1June unemployment rates at 7.4 for Liberty; 8.5 for CalhounThe U.S. Department of Agriculture has declared a state of natural disaster in more than 1,000 counties spread across 26 states, hit the country hard this season. That covers about a third of all the farmers in the country. Bloomberg News says the USDAs declaration is aimed at helping those eligible for low-interest loans to help them weather the various disasters. The USDA says it will also change procedures to allow disaster claims to be lessen the penalty ranchers get for letting their animals graze on land set aside for conservation. The declaration is effective as of tomorrow. Agriculture remains a bright spot in our nations economy, said Agriculture We need to be cognizant of the fact that drought and weather conditions have severely impacted farmers around the country. Moderate to extreme drought covers about 53% of the Midwest right now, where most of the countrys crops are grown. Thats boosting costs for companies who rely on those products as well, including McDonalds and CocaCola, among others. Most of the Southwest is covered by the declaration as well, as an area that has recently. The declaration covers counties in the following states: California, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, South Carolina, Florida, Delaware and Hawaii.UUSDA declares natural disaster situations in 26 states, including FLL, hit by drought Taylor, Madison, Lafayette and Dixie counties. Funding will also help the following communities identify areas the Waccosassa Watershed, including Levy, Gilchrist and Alachua counties. Additionally, funding will be Dixie counties. The Northwest Florida Water Management District will use funding to develop and support production of Pensacola Bay and Perdido Bay watersheds including the District communities across the country with the ultimate goal of protecting property owners and the community from and local communities to incorporate the latest and most such as construction and development, environmental natural or manmade changes-which is why it's important information developed for these projects will be more precise because the latest science available is applied in ultimately assist local area governments in planning for future development and rebuilding efforts.FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards. CLJNews.COM

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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 25, 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! 5,294Attend the Church of your choice this Sunday Wednesday, July 25 Monday, July 30 Tuesday, July 31 Sunday, July 29 Saturday, July 28 Thursday, July 26 Friday, July 27TODAYS MEETINGS7 p.m., Altha VFD AA, 6 p.m., Altha Community CenterTODAYS MEETINGS7 p.m., Veterans Civic Center 5-8 p.m. (CT), WT Neal Civic Center, BtownTODAYS MEETINGS, noon, CalhounLiberty Hospital 7 p.m., Calhoun County Old Ag Bldg. east door, in front of jailTODAYS MEETINGSAA, 7 p.m., basement of Calhoun Co Courthouse 7 p.m., Voting house in Rock Bluff 7:30 p.m., Veterans Civic Center 6 p.m., Emergency Mgt Building on Spring St., Bristol 2012 XXX 7:30 ET BIRTHDAYS Allie F. Small, Jeane Shuler, Jennifer Shuler Kever, Kelly LeAnn Brookins & Sonya Fowler BIRTHDAYS ~Mara Myers & Wanda McCallisterThe Hosford/Telogia Volunteer Fire Department will host a non-partisan political rally and public speaking for 2012 candidates on Friday, July 27th at Veterans Memorial Park Civic Center in Bristol. Free refreshments will be served from 6 to 7 p.m. Organizers are asking for donations to help raise funds for the volunteer fire department. Local candidates are asked bring their favorite desserts to help contribute to the cause. Tommy Duggar will be cooking up a big pot of pilau, which will be available for $3 a plate. Candidate speaking will begin promptly at 7 p.m. Because of the number of candidates on the ballot, each candidate will be allowed three minutes to speak. All of Liberty County is encouraged to come out early to taste some wonderful desserts, donate to a great cause, and meet your 2012 candidates. For more information, contact Sarah Brown, vice-president of the Hosford/ Telogia Volunteer Fire Department. She can be reached at (850) 4082323.BIRTHDAYS ~ Sue Pitts, Dani Stutler Strickland, Nina Grantham Hall, Michelle Thrasher & Lisa Ramer BIRTHDAYS ~ Amber Cobia, Dwight Van Lierop & Dana Burns BIRTHDAY ~ Chelsea Bateman BIRTHDAYS Jason White & Doris Traylor Non-Partisan POLITICAL RALLY Y Veterans Civic Center, Bristol Refreshments from 6-7 p.m. Speaking begins at 7 p.m. Logic TESTING Liberty & Calhoun Co. 9 a.m.This is a notice to the community that Rescue Santa will no longer be accepting donations of bicycles, toys, etc. My family and I (Gerald Barber) would like to personally give a heartfelt thank you to everyone who has supported the Rescue Santa project.Rescue Santa not accepting donations The Preble-Rish Gallery, presented by the Calhoun County Chamber of Thursday of every month from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. The current exhibit features Clyde Butchers classic black and white photographs of natural Florida with the mystic beauty of the Apalachicola River. Also, will be shown hourly for those folks who havent had the opportunity to view this important journey along our river. Volunteer Anna Layton will be demonstrating the art of watercolor painting and selling materials by these two talented artists. The Gallery is located at the corner of Pear and Central in Blountstown. Stop in and stroll. Preble-Rish Gallery open on 1st & 3rd Thurs. with Clyde Butcher exhibitMonday, August 6. Do you want to learn how to sew, expand on what you know, or just want to sit and sew? Come to the Veterans Memorial Civic Center, Monday, August 6. You are welcome to come from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. If you cant when you can. There will be people on hand to help you with your sewing projects. Bring your own sewing machine and all supplies needed. 643-2229 to make your reservation.Sewing Parlor to The Bristol Lions Club is offering free eye testing every Tuesday morning through August, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Center. This vision screening is especially for children, teens and adults who have not had an eye examination in over three years. Good vision is very important for children to be successful in school. Often children do not know their vision is poor and they perform poorly in school.Bristol Lions Club offering free eye testing on TuesdaysA BHS Project Graduation 2013 meeting will be held Thursday, July 26 at 6 p.m. It will be held at Rivertown Community Church in Blountstown in Building D. Parents of BHS 2013 Seniors are welcome to attend and and needed to help with this project.BHS Project Graduation 2013 to meet July 26Political rally and speaking planned Friday in Bristol

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JULY 25, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 5 EVENTS FROM LEFT: Sarah Koyle, Rylee Read and Rylee Blacburn apply mask PROBLEM #8:AccessibilitySOLUTION:I will have a real open door policy for the citizens of Liberty County who seek my help. No ones problems will be too large or too small for my personal attention. As your elected Sheriff, I will be available 24 hours a day. 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 YHHAmlinMLINMaARiannaIANNA With the opening of the new Chipola Center for the Arts, this years Artist Series is going to knock your socks off, says Dr. Daniel Powell, Associate Dean of Fine and Performing Arts at the college. This years season opens Sept. 27 with nationally-recognized male a cappella group, Street Corner Symphony, in NBCs The Sing Off. Illusionist Sammy Cortino will present a Las Vegas style magic show Jan. 17, 2013. The Davis and Dow jazz quartet featuring a vocalist and requests from the audience is Feb. 7, 2013. The popular bluegrass/country group, Three on a String featuring Bobby Horton is April 11, 2013. Season tickets for all four events are $48. Season ticket holders get a VIP pass to Meet the Artist receptions and early renewal privileges for the following season to get the best seat in the house. Individual event tickets are $14 for adults, $10 for 18 and under and $5 for Chipola students/faculty/and staff. The deeply-discounted $5 tickets are only before the show starts with a valid photo ID and pending availability. The college is using a new professional ticketing system for online ticket purchasing. Tickets will also be hours established closer to the performance. Season tickets go on sale to the general public Aug. 27. The college is offering two sneak peak ticket events on Tuesday, Aug. 14 at 2 p.m. and Friday, Aug. 17 at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. At these events, patrons will have the opportunity to see the inside of the new Center for the Arts and purchase season tickets. Those wishing to take the tour may R RSVP to Anita Price at (850)718-2277 or e-mail pricea@ chipola.edu. Corner Symphony, illusionist, jazz quartet & bluegrass groupMARRIANNAThe Chipola College Center for the Arts will open Sept. 20 with A Grand Night featuring Broadway star Tony Yazbeck and two-time Emmywinning actress Sally Struthers. Chipola theater director Charles Sirmon, says, Dont miss this historic event which also includes an after party with live music and heavy hors doeuvres. Dress is semi-formal. General admission tickets$50are available at the Chipola Center for the Arts, The Marianna Fitness Center and the Gazebo Caf. Call (850) 718-2220 for credit card orders, or contact sirmonc@chipola.edu Tony Yazbeck has played the role of Billy Flynn in the Broadway production of Chicago. Other Broadway credits include: White Christmas (Phil Davis), Gypsy (Tulsa), A Chorus Line (Al), Never Gonna Dance, Oklahoma and Gypsy with Tyne Daly. Tony has performed at Carnegie Hall and many of City. On Television, Tony has been featured on As The World Turns, All My Children the new NBC hit series Smash about the creation of a Broadway musical. His Film and TV credits include Every Little Step (feature documentary) and All My Children and As the World Turns. Tony took on the role of Al in the original revival cast of A Chorus Line. As a result of his involvement with A Chorus Line, Tony is featured in the documentary Every Little Step which recounts the story of this landmark musical interwoven with the casting of the revival company. YY azbeck to perform at Chipola Arts Center opening

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Page 6 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 25, 2012 COMMENTARY Late Night LaughsA recaRECAP oOF recentRECENT obOBSerER Vation ATIONS by BY lateLATE niNIGhtHT tV TV hoHOStTS.FFederal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke told a congressional committee the economic recovery is weakening. But the good news is most Americans will not be affected because they had no idea there was a recovery. JAY LENOTheres a new slow-moving storm in the P Paexpect Hurricane F Fabio to touch the coastline, caress it softly, and then whisper, I cant believe its not butter. Jobless claims rose again by 35,000 last week. Not good. But it does show that if youre unsuccessful in this country, you didnt do it on your own. You had help. Thank you, P President Obama. JAY LENOOprah used to be the most powerful force on TVV It seems thats changed a little bit. But shes still teaching us some very important lessons, like never move to cable. CRAIGG FFERGGUSSONWell, Harry Reid and other members of congress, theyre just furious over this Olympic uniform deal. He says we should burn the uniforms, and its an embarrassment and a disgrace. Not as embarrassing as congress constantly borrowing money from the Chinese, but still embarrassing. JAY LENO Canadians are wealthier than Americans. We Theres a much tighter budget on Oprahs show. Last week her studio audience looked under their seats and just found gum. And Tom Cruise was jumping up and down on a fold-out chair. CRAIGG FFERGGUSSONA new CBSS poll found that 47 percent of votcent support Obama. Well, it makes sense, to be thanks to the one percent.chelle went to see the U.SS. Olympic basketball team play Brazil the other day. And during the game, they were put on the kiss cam. them. Then the camera went back to them. A politician in Washington caught on camera JAY LENOBatman is a billionaire who doesnt trust the system to get the job done. He has a butler and an awesome car that gets like two miles to the gallon. He is the most Republican superhero of all time! CRAIGG FFERGGUSSONchelle Obama got caught off-guard on a kiss off-guard by the show us your tax returns cam. ConanONAN OBrienRIEN

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JULY 25, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 7 To the Citizens of Liberty County: I am the ONLY candidate for Supervisor of Elections with election experience. For the past 15 years I have had the pleasure of working as the Assistant Supervisor of Elections in Liberty County. During my assisted in conducting numerous successful elections. My responand much more. When you go to vote remember experience is your best choice. Gina McDowell GINA McDOWELL Electfor Liberty County Supervisor of Elections Let 15 years of experience work for you! Heating & Air Conditioning FL LicIC. # CMC1249570R s s CCs (850) 674-4777Whaley Whaley CORLLETTS ROOFING LLLLCLR FREE EESTIMATESMichaelICHAEL CorlettORLETT (850) 643-7062 SPEAK UP!WITH aA LeETTeER TO THeE eEDITOREMAIL: thejournal@fairpoint.net Letter to the editor: For some reason, my name has been used in political conversation and what has been told is not truth. not, nor have I ever been, actively involved in any Superintendents political contest. This is not an endorsement for, nor an indictment against any candidate. Since I will never be able to discover who is responsible for the lies, nor be able to personally clear up the misinformation with you, the hearer, I write this letter. Untruth told: I have been bought off not to run for superintendent. Truth: In 2008 I seriously considered running for superintendent of schools. I talked to Ms. Sue Summers because I was told she was also planning to run. She assured me that she was going to run. I told her I would talk to my family and let her know my decision. I did that. My family did not want me to enter politics (I begin to see why). So, I chose not to run. In this election year, I never considered running. When I realized that my name was being tossed around as a possible candidate, I told Ms. Summers early on that I would not be running. Untruth told: I am being paid $25,000 to work with a particular principal who Truth: All principals I have worked with are quite competent to do their jobs. I make considerably less that $25,000. In fact, I make less than the salary schedule for which I am hired. Now, lets address what I do. In Florida, teachers who have education as their college major have to complete a state mandated First-Year-Teacher portfolio which takes one year to complete. Also, any teacher who is hired without education as their major can enter a three year our county so generously offers. Both groups of teachers have to complete several teacher-related tasks in addition to the regular responsibilities that their position demands. as an aide with a degree to help these teachers with their tasks. We had received a mentoring grant to be able to help these teachers. Up until that time, the teachers who had to do these tasks were pretty much on their own. The administrative staff tried to help them as much as possible, but time for such assistance was limited. Those who have gone through the program with my assistance report that I was a tremendous help to them. Because of the positive reports of those teachers, the administration decided to continue my services for such teachers after the grant was ended. This past school year (2011-12), the state changed the teacher and principal evaluation process. The new teacher evaluation program is very labor and time intensive for the principals. I was trained in the program because I have to evaluate teachers I work with. There are several requirements for all teachers on staff in the evaluation process. But in addition, some teachers on staff require one formal evaluation each year, while others require four. It quickly became evident that time was going to be a major issue for the principals. Since I was trained in the process, I was asked to help the principals in their efforts to meet the state and district evaluation requirements. Hosford School only had one teacher who required four formal evaluations. Tolar and Liberty County High both had several, including teachers in the First with all three principals, but the amount of time I spent with each one was dictated by the work load their staff presented. The time I spent in each school had nothing what so ever to do with the skill levels of the principal. I want the public to know that, to the best of my ability, I labor to help the teachers and principals who work with your children meet the requirements of their positions. I assist and encourage the teaching and administrative staff at all three schools. My job is not a buy out nor is it a do nothing job. I enjoy and need the work. But, the moment I see that my job is not helpful to the staff, I will voluntarily end the employment. I believe that there will be some new teachers hired for the coming year at all three schools. I look forward to helping them all. I anticipate a cooperative relationship with all three principals. We have a wonderful school system and I hope to help make it even better. Vote for the candidate of your choice. But dont vote based on lies about me. If you hear anything about me that disturbs you, call me. Ill be glad to tell you the truth. Anyone else you hear things about would probably welcome the opportunity to tell the truth. Base your vote on as much truth as you can discover. That is your responsibility. Jill Cross Davis, BristolBase your vote on as much truth as you can discoverLiberty Co. educator says job & salary being misrepresented Attention parents, students and bus drivers: Beat the back to school rush.Schedule your school physicals or sports physicals or the school bus drivers physicals. The Calhoun County Health Department PhoneHONE (850) 674-5645IImmunizations & Physicals I will fully dedicate myself and my time to this position while working hard for our community and preserving your right to vote. Please feel free to contact me at (850) 557-1764 with any comments, questions, or concerns and I will be more than happy to speak with you.

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JULY 25, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 9 Tracy and Crystal Spikes are pleased to announce the engage ment and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Azie Kay Spikes to Kyle Scott Russell. He is the son of Randal and Jennifer Russell of Rio Linda, CA. The bride is the granddaughter of Randall and Wanda Musgrove of Blue Creek Com munity and J.T. Spikes of Panama City and the late Joyce Ann Hall of Baytown, TX. Azie Kay is a 2004 graduate of Liberty County High School. She received her Associate of Arts degree from Chipola College and is currently pursuing a Bachelors of Com munication from Brigham Young University-Idaho. The groom is the grandson of Paul and Janice Russell of Los Angeles, CA and Patricia and the late Frank Monday of Grass Valley, CA. Kyle is a 2009 graduate of Natomas Charter School and is currently pursuing a Bachelors of Computer Information Technology at Brigham Young University-Idaho. They will be sealed for time and all eternity in the Orlando Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints July 27. A reception will be held in their honor July 30 at the W.T. Neal Civic Center in Blountstown. All family and friends are invited to attend. RUBY CLAr R KPolitical 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. Both Keith and I were born and raised in Northeast Mississippi. Were proud residents of Calhoun County by choice, not by birth. But many of you have come to be family to us and for that we are humbled. Scott and Keith have had a plumbing business, KC & Son Repairs, in Blountstown for 16 years. We are active members of Travelers Rest Freewill Baptist Church in Clarksville. EXPERIENCE in Calhoun County, four of those years as the Assistant Tax Collector (2004experience in all departments: Administrative, Property Taxes, Drivers License, Titles and Tags. I was the Drivers License Supervisor from 2007-2008 after Ms. Doris Burkett brought the Drivers License System back to the Tax Collectors 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 HUnNTerER AUsSTinIN AMMonsONSHunter Austin Ammons celebrated his 13th birthday Tuesday, July 17. He is the son of Jace and Desiree Ammons of Hosford and Misty Arnold of Quincy. His grandparents are Anita Sumner, James and Sue Ammons, all of Blountstown, Barbara Potter of Bristol, Byron Potter of Quincy, B.J. and Cathy St. Romain of Rasley, LA, Michael and Trish Arnold and Chad and Laurie Finuff, all of Hosford. His greatgrandparents are Martha and Billy Pullam of Hosford. He celebrated his birthday last Saturday with a Big Tiki party with friends and family. He loves to watch T.V. and play any electronic games. Most of all, he enjoys watching over his brothers and sister, Holly and Ashton Ammons, Kaiden and Kase Burke. SaA Vannah ANNAH Fa A YeE CreaREAMerERS avannah Faye Creamer will celebrate her sixth birthday Sunday, July 29. She is the daughter of Stacey and Jon Creamer and little sister to Jacob Creamer. Her grandparents are Everett and the late Faye Matthews of Tallahassee and Carolyn and Jimmy Creamer of Apalachicola. She will be celebrating Saturday with a water park party and will continue the celebration Sunday with family by eating at her favorite restaurant, Olive Garden. She enjoys drawing and painting, swimming, ballet and dancing, shopping and being with family and friends. birthdays birthMichaeMICHAEL JosephOSEPH TripTRIP STone ONE III Michael and Heidi Stone of Clarksville are proud to announce the birth of their son, Michael Joseph Trip Stone III, born June 21, 2012. He weighed 7 lbs., 8 ozs. and measured 21 inches in length. His grandparents include Jeffrey and Ruth Barth of Altha, Angie and Carl Smith of Clarksville and Joey and Stephanie Stone of Atlanta, GA. Spikes, Russell to be wed in TT emple July 27

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Page 10 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 25, 2012 Williams earns FAC Advanced County Commissioner designationORANGE COUNTY The Florida Associa tion of Counties (FAC) presented Liberty County Commissioner Kevin Williams with the Advanced County Commissioner (ACC) designation following his completion of a comprehensive study program developed by the association. Commissioner Williams received the designation along with more than 10 other county commissioners during an awards ceremony held at the FAC Annual Conference in Orange County. Launched by FAC in 2006, the Advanced County Commissioner (ACC) education program, The Florida Forum for County Leaders, is an advanced leadership program designed for County Commissioners (CCC) program. This year, the program has been held in Alachua County and saw 12 commissioners graduate in June with a total of 118 graduating since the inception of the program in 2006. lows our citizen electorate to become experts in county government improving their communities, said FAC Executive Director Chris Holley. Through FACs education programs we are able to teach commissioners how to advance their policies through the complexities of government bureaucracies. The ACC program is organized as a series of three seminars, with 27 hours of course work. The course content focuses on leading within Floridas counties. Participating Commissioners must commit to fully participate in all three seminars in order to graduate. Seminars include: Leadership in these Turbulent and Transformative Times; Leading Your Communities During Turbulant Times; and, Understanding and Working with Stakeholders and County Makers. The University of Florida/ IFAS Extension has sponsored this program for the County. Prior to applying for the ACC program, Commissioner Williams was required to complete the missioner (CCC) pronot a requirement to serve as a county commissioner in Florida. However, county commissioners may voluntarily enroll in the program and complete a series of courses totaling 42 hours. The coursework is designed to provide information and enhance skills relevant to a commissioners duties and responsibilities as an program coursework covers a variety of topics, such as county government roles and responsibilities, county government structure and authority, financial management, ethics and sunshine law, negotiation skills, economic development, and effective communication. Completion of all CCC coursework averages 12 to 18 months. Commissioner Williams graduated with June 2011. Following are the names of the county commissioners who received their ACC designation in 2012: Bryan Desloge, Leon County; Scarlet Parnell Frisina, Columbia County; Gail F. Garrard, Lafayette County; Robert Bob Giesler, Glades County; Chad Johnson, Levy County; K.S. Butch Jones, Glades County; Stan McClain, Marion County; Grover C. Robinson, Escambia County; Sherrie Taylor, Gadsden County; Karson Turner, Hendry County; Shelley Vana, Palm Beach County; and Kevin Williams, Liberty County. For more information about the ACC program and courses, visit the FAC web site at www. For 80 years, the Florida As sociation of Counties (FAC) has represented the diverse interests of Floridas counties, emphasiz ing the importance of protecting home rule the concept that government closest to the people governs best. The Florida Asso ciation of Counties helps counties effectively serve and represent Floridians by strengthening and preserving county home rule through advocacy, education and collaboration. Authorized DealerEALER of The Florida Association of Counties (FAC) presented Liberty County Commissioner Kevin Williams with the Advanced County Commissioner (ACC) designation following his completion of a comprehensive study program.

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JULY 25, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 11 NEWS FROM THE PEWS Qualifying Opens Next Month For City of Bristol Election in the City of Bristol election scheduled for Nov. 13, 2012. 1, 2013. The positions that candidates this election. Tennessee L. I. F. E. Missions 2012 Pleasant Grove Baptist Church of Hixson, TN and White Oak Baptist Church of Red Bank, TN joined in a missionary endeavor providing 45 Tennessee L.I.F.E. missionaries in the Spring23. They formed three mission teams and spread out over several counties their mission work. erty Initiating Frontline Evangelism from Bristol) helped support the teams through training and other organizational help and general support. team helped as well, providing missionaries and housing. Temple Baptist their facilities for cooking, sleeping sleeping facilities, materials and helped coordinate much of what team, provided sleeping facili ties and the Rally Night at their One L.I.F.E. team supplied a a low-income project and at a Bapalso led a worship service at a local provided scriptures and placed them The experience and outcome of the mission endeavor was tremendous. In addition to every student ing the gospel one on one, every missionary had the opportunity to make an immediate impact on the theme, the plan of salvation was presented seemingly everywhere the missionaries went. Twenty-two precious souls accepted Christ as their personal dren over seven made professions of faith during the week. Two women at a Freds and asked how they too, student missionaries immediately shared with them and after they accepted Christ, put them in contact with the pastor of Temple Baptist. Leaders from the Tennessee churches were thrilled at the outcome. tor of Pleasant Grove ate Pastor Brady Wood pleased with the spiritual attitude and work ethic of the missionaries. tween our adults and youth as well as all the spiritual growth that took took a lot of time with the teens and you can already see the connection of White Oak Baptist was overwhelmed at the spiritual growth Christ. services upon returning where team FIFTH FAMILY DAY Pastor Coy Collins and congregation invite you team will perform. They are under the ing speaker. Christy is the daughter of Pastor Coy and Linda Collins. She grew up here in Bristol and graduated from LCHS. hall after the morning service. Bring and enjoy a great family get together. Solomon Street. For more information, contact the ST. MARY M. B. CHURCH The Please attend and help the men of St. For more information, please call THE TEN COMMANDMENTS The youth of the Blountstown Church of the Nazarene will present a special program, The Ten Commandments dramatic presentation tells the story of song-fest. The youth extend a special invitation for all to join them. CRUSADERS RESTORATION MINISTRIES CHURCH There will Road in Bristol. Bring your family, friends and neighFAMILY REUNION GOSPEL SING IN HOSFORD The Big Bend Council will present a Family Reunion everyone is welcome to attend. Come and enjoy the music. CHURCH FUNDRAISER The Blountstown Community Church will each. The menu will include smoked

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Page 12 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 25, 2012 Your Officers...Their Choice Roman Woodfor SheriffPaid by Roman Wood, Democrat, for Sheriff On August 14th Vote Calhoun School Board gets Gold Star with donation to Chipola Arts Center campaignThe Calhoun County School Board recently donated $2,500 to purchase a Gold Star in the Chipola College Center for the Arts Applause! campaign. Pictured from left, are: Tim Smith, Calhoun County Board Chair; Julie Fuqua, Chipola Foundation Director; Danny Ryals, Calhoun County School Board member; and Wilson T. McClellan, Calhoun County Superintendent. A large selection of new and used cars are now available at Chipola Ford in Marianna!Ronnie Coley personally invites you to visit him any time Monday thru Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Questions? Give him a call at (850)482-4043. HeE isIS waitingWAITING forFOR your YOUR callCALL! Chipola NO HIDDEN CHARGES: It is our policy that the patient and any other person responsible for payments has the right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed by payment or any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours or responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment.Cataracts?Freedom from Eye Glasses, Now a reality for many.LLee Mullis M.D. and Cataract SpecialistSmart Lenses SMDr. Mulliss Smart LensSM procedure can produce clear vision without eyeglasses.Close-up, Far away & In-between CALL TODAY for a Smart Lens Evaluation Mullis Eye Institute 1600 Jenks Ave., Panama City(850)763-6666 rivertowninsurance@hotmail.com Rivertown INSUrRANCEMELISSA PITTSOwner/Agent COMMERCIALLCall or come by today for a Quick Quote at 674-1520Located at the red light in the former !El seguro de automovil vendio aqui! The Southeastern Community Blood Center mobile unit will be in Jackson County on the following dates: Wednesday, July 25 from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. Evangel Worship Center at 2645 Pebble Hill Road Thursday, July 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Marianna Wal-Mart. A $100 Wal-Mart card Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Marianna Southeastern Community All donors will be entered in a drawing for a 2012 Honda Civic.Mobile unit to be at church & Wal-MartBlood donors to be entered in drawing for 2012 Honda

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JULY 25, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 13 FOR LLiberty County School Board, District 2 LLove for a place where we can raise our kids and grandkids without worry. done in the past, a place thats safe, has good schools and great citizens who Idren and citizens.B within our school system.E our schools.R school system, make sure they explain why they voted for or against issues.Teachers within our school system given the respect and honor they deserve for teaching our children. Given freedoms to teach the way they know YYou the citizens taking an active role in our community, checking on Board C students, faculty and administrators.Outstanding schools, ensure all of our schools receive an A rating. If not to A standards.UUNeeds of our teachers, kids and personnel are very important to the everyday runnings of our school system. We need to ensure our schools have everything they need to operate at a high level of expertise.T paid and most over looked profession. I want to get our teachers all they detheir duties as our kids mentors and educators.YY ing to the polls on August 14, 2012 and electing KEN SUUMNER to the L LIBERTYY COUUNTYY SCHOOLL BOARD, DISTRICT 2. If you have any questions or concerns please call me at (850) 643-5993 or (850) 447-4170 anytime.Vote For & ElectKEN SUMNER BRANCHCounty Commission District 1For LIBERTY Paid by Dewayne Bubba Branch, Democrat, for Liberty County Commission District 1 For more info visit electbubbabranch.com or call 447-3322. Vote for and Elect our Dad for Liberty County Commissioner District 1Telogia Baptist VBS kickoff kids along with some fun loving adult volunteers, enjoyed a and Fun Day at Telogia Baptist Church There was plenty of good clean fun, especially for Ricky es for another wet sponge in the face who came down a wet water slide with her ponytail and her toes in the air.

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Page 14 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 25, 2012 PROpPOSED MILLLAGE LEVIES SUBjJECT TO 10-MILL CApP July 1, 2012 June 30, 2013BUDGETBUDGET SUMMARYSUMMARYDISTRICTDISTRICT SCSCHOOLOOL BOARDBOARD OOF LIBERTYLIBERTY COUCOUNTYTYThTHE PROpPOSED OpOPERATInNG BBUDGET EEXpPEnNDITURES OfF ThHE SSChHOOL BBOARD OfF LLIBERTY CCOUnNTY ARE 4% pPERCEnNT MOREMORE ThHAnN LLAST Y YEAR'S TT OTAL OpOPERATInNG EEXpPEnNDITURES ReEQuireUIRED localLOCAL eEFFortORT ( itiapati REVE REVENUEUEGE GENERALERAL SSPECIALECIAL REVE REVENUEUEDEBT DEBT SERVICE SERVICE State T T otal RRevenues N RS T T otal RRevenues and BBalance S CD S R EG S C S SC S SO SC SD S O T T otal EExpenditures, T T ransfers and BBalances CACAPITALITAL PROROJECTSECTS TT OTAL EEXpPEnNDITURESE EXpPEnNDITURES:

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JULY 25, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 15 NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARINGThe School Board of Liberty County will soon consider a budget for the 2012/2013 Fiscal Year.A public hearing to make a DECIDECISIONION on the budget AND AND TATAXEES will be held on:July 30, 2012 at 6 p.m. (ETET)at theLLiberty EEducation and A Administrative CCenter12926 NW CR 12 Bristol, FL 32321Lobster sport season is July 25-26, followed by the regular season that begins Aug. 6 and runs through the end of March 2013. If youre not packing up to head for the Keys right now, well... youre basically no fun at all. Im just kiddin! I cant go either this year because I wasted my vacation drowning bait in the murky waters of the Florida Panhandle left behind for a little while after Tropical Storm Debby. I guess Ill just have to live off my lobstering memories a while longer! Swimming around in the clear water of the Florida Keys is an experience like no other. Trying to coax a lobster out of a crevice with a tickle stick (a device used to encourage the lobster to come out of its hiding place) while keeping track of how much air you have left is a blast. Lobsters arent always the most cooperative of creatures. If you havent quick that theyre smarter and faster then they look especially when they throw it into reverse! While capturing the bugs can be tricky, anyone can be successful if picking the right location. If you are free-diving with no air supply, pick an area where water depths will allow you at least 30 seconds of bottom time. Lobster like to hide in all kinds of structure, so focus your search on coral reefs, bridge pilings, etc., in appropriate depths. The other good piece of advice for those who are new to the sport is learn to clear your ears. Making repetitive dives even to only six to 10 feet without clearing your ears each time can be very painful. Have fun, but re(red with a white diagonal stripe) is re quired while in the water. Visit MyFWC. com/Boating and click on Boating Regulations for more on how to snorkel safely. While lobster chasing is phenomenal, the whole Keys experience is much bigger than just hunting is amazing, and both are right at your per, snapper and tarpon within 10 miles your day bagging a limit of bugs? No offense, Mickey, but dont try that in Orlando! The spiny lobster sport season is a huge two-day event drawing tens of thousands of die-hard lobster getters from all over the country to the Florida Keys and other parts of South Florida. Occurring on the last Wednesday and Thursday of July each year, this miniseason is truly the best time to bag a limit because theyve been resting in peace for months and wont be expecting you to show up. Not all areas in Monroe County are open for lobster harvesting, so know before you go, as they say. Harvesting lobster is prohibited in John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park during the sport season. The same goes in Everglades National Park, Dry Tortugas National Park, no-take areas in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary and the Biscayne Bay/ Card Sound Lobster Sanctuary during both the two-day season and regular lobster season. If youre not familiar with all the jurisdictional boundaries in Monroe County, I strongly advise you to obtain a good map of the area so that you can avoid the no-take zones. Otherwise, visit the lobster information booth at mile marker 106 on U.S. 1 in Key Largo. During the short sport season, the recreational daily bag limit is six per person in state and federal waters off Monroe County and Biscayne National Park and 12 per person in state and federal waters off all other counties. During the regular season, the daily bag limit is six per person in all state and federal waters. Lobster harvesting during either season requires a resident or nonresident saltwapermit, unless you are exempt. So what are the no-nos? Night diving during the sport season in state and federal waters off Monroe County, harvesting egg-bearing females, using any harvest device that can puncture or crush the lobster and using recreational traps are all prohibited. Spiny lobster must have a minimum carapace length of at least three inches and must be measured in the water. The carapace is measured from the forward edge (between the rostral horns) to the rear edge of the carapace, and all harvesters must have a measuring device while harvesting. For information on lobster harvesting, please visit MyFWC.com/Fishing and click on Saltwater, Recreational Regulations and Lobster. So, if you dont want to miss the fun, stick and head south for some lobster chasing excitement. And remember, tackles, or you will kick yourself when you get there! Coastal is one of many ways that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Division of Marine Fisheries Management will be helping recreational anglers understand complex saltwater regulations and learn more Florida. We are also available to answer questions by phone or email anytime, and we would love the opportunity to share information through in-person presentations with recreational or comTo contact FWCs Regulatory Outreach subsection call (850) 487-0554 or email Alan.Peirce@MyFWC.com.Heading to the Keys for lobster season? by Alan Peirce Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission state and federal waters Aug. 1. The season closes annually June 1. The minimum size limit for greater 30 inches fork length, which is meamouth to the center of the fork in the tail. In Atlantic state waters, the size limit is 28 inches fork length. Recreational anglers may take one anglers must use circle hooks, and have a dehooking device and a venting tool on their vessel. Using these tools will help increase and returned to the water. shore to nine nautical miles and in the Atlantic from shore to three nautical miles; federal waters extend from those boundaries to about 200 miles from shore. Learn more about greater amberjack by visiting MyFWC.com/Fishing and clicking on Saltwater Fishing, Recreational Regulations and Amberjack.GGreater amberjack recreational season to open in GGulf A August 1Permit will open for recreational harvest Aug. 1 in the Special Permit Zone, an area south of Cape Florida on the west coast and south of Cape Sable on the east coast that includes state and federal waters. The season closes annually on May 1. Outside of the Special Permit Zone, the recreational harvest of permit is open year-round. Commercial harvest of permit is not allowed inside the Special Permit Zone. Recreational anglers the Special Permit Zone person, per day with no taken per vessel per day. Permit must be more than 22 inches fork length to be harvested. In state waters, anglers can take permit using only hook and line, but in federal waters permit may be caught by spear as well as hook and line. In all other state and federal waters outside the Special Permit Zone, anglers may harvest two it for permit is larger than 11 inches but less than 22 inches fork length, with one exception: anglers than 22 inches within the Learn more about permit and pompano by visiting MyFWC.com/Fishing (click on Saltwater Fishing, Recreational Regulations and Permit, Florida pompano, African pompano).Permit harvest to open in South Florida special zone beginning Wed., August 1

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Page 16 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 25, 2012 Call It Like You See It?It is extremely difficult to list the colors that these words are written in rather than to simply read these words. This illustrates the Biblical principal that Man cannot serve two masters. It is no different for our school superintendent. When he is obligated to fulfill campaign promises for jobs and promotions, it is difficult for him to focus on doing what is best for our schools and our children. As a result, both our schools and our children suffer. We can do better.Choose Better For Our Schools.Political Advertisement Paid for by Ron Mears DEM for Superintendent of Schools Call It Like You See It?It is extremely difficult to list the colors that these words are written in rather than to simply read these words. This illustrates the Biblical principal that Man cannot serve two masters. It is no different for our school superintendent. When he is obligated to fulfill campaign promises for jobs and promotions, it is difficult for him to focus on doing what is best for our schools and our children. As a result, both our schools and our children suffer. We can do better.Choose Better For Our Schools.Political Advertisement Paid for by Ron Mears DEM for Superintendent of Schools Call It Like You See It?It is extremely difficult to list the colors that these words are written in rather than to simply read these words. This illustrates the Biblical principal that Man cannot serve two masters. It is no different for our school superintendent. When he is obligated to fulfill campaign promises for jobs and promotions, it is difficult for him to focus on doing what is best for our schools and our children. As a result, both our schools and our children suffer. We can do better.Choose Better For Our Schools.Political Advertisement Paid for by Ron Mears DEM for Superintendent of Schools Brocks RV RepairCERTIFIED TECHNICIANMOBILE SERVICE A hard working family. Eddie Joe, Lynn, Jordan and Shelby.Let the White family work hard for you!!PAIID BYBY EEDDIEIE JOEOE WHIITEE, DEMOCREMOCRAT, FOROR LIBERLIBERTYY COUCOUNTYY SSHERIERIFFEddie Joe WHITeEfor Liberty County SHerERIFF ELECT Let the White family for SHERIFF Eddie Joe Its Time to Restore the TrustPAID BY EDDIE JOE WHITE, DEMOCRAT, FOR LIBERTY COUNTY SHERIFF Liberty County WHITEA hard working family. Eddie Joe, Lynn, Jordan and Its Time to Restore the Trust ELECTThis year The Florida Bar is helping to answer voters questions about judges and judicial elections and merit retention in several ways. The Bar has available: guide in English and Spanish. in English and Spanish. trial court judicial candidates. poll results from members regarding Supreme Court justices and appellate level judges in retention elections. appellate judge? elections? The guide also has a separate section with frequently asked questions about merit retention plus an overview of The Florida Bars The Votes in Your Court education program to make information about merit retention more accessible to voters. with input from the Bars Citizens Forum advisory group. The guide is available in both English and Spanish. Printed copies in Spanish available for download in both Spanish and English Copies may be requested The Votes in Your Court web page includes a video with the history of merit and biographies of the Supreme Court justices and Nov. 6 ballot. Voters can learn more about the circuit and county 76 judicial contests have been available online at justices who will be on the General Election ballot Nov. 6. should continue in their jobs. residing and practicing in Florida and will ask respondents whether the incumbent justices and appeals court judges should be retained or not. The ballot will ask attorneys to consider eight attributes in making their decisions: quality and clarity of judicial opinions; knowledge of the law; integrity; judicial temperament; impartiality; freedom from New VV oters Guide offers info on judicial races, merit retention

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JULY 25, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 17 YOU CAN COUNT ON RENE A A TTAWAy Y CrCRAWFOrRD! Rene Attaway CrawfordPOLITICAL AD PAID FOR BY ReneENE ATTAWAY CRAWFORD, DEMOCRAT, forFOR CLERK OF COURT for CALHOUN COUNTYClerk of Court A doctor once asked her what was her secret to living so long and staying so well. Her reply: I told him I thought it was clean living. I never smoked, never drank and tried to eat right. But with a little prodding, she did admit to having a little alcohol once when she was 15 or 16 years old. It was just a taste, she explained. Not enough to have any effect. Her deteriorating eyesight has ended one of her greatest pleasures: reading. When she wasnt cooking, cleaning and caring for children, she loved getting lost in a book. If I ever sat down, I had a book in my hand, she said. Oh, I did love to read. The Great Tide by Rubylea Hall is her favorite book. Ill tell you it was the best book I ever read, she said, adding, Ive read it twice. The novel, published in 1947, tells the story of Florida plantation life in Port St. Joe in the 1830s and 40s. Its about a ship that they forbid to come ashore because they had yellow fever, she explained. But one swam ashore and just about everybody in St. Joe died. She recalled how the books heroine put her sickened husband in the back of a wagon and left the area. The book told about them stopping at an Indian reservation in Blountstown and spending the night at the Gregory Mansion (now located at Torreya State Park) before they made it to Greenwood. There were many familiar names of Jackson County families that she recognized mentioned in the book, which she said, made it a lot more interesting. Quiltmaking was a constant in her life for years; it was a necessity in the days before heating and air conditioning and was a traditional wedding gift for the children and grandchildren. Back then, you had to have quilts to stay warm. You had to have at least three quilts on the bed on cold nights because there was no other heat in the house. She made quilt tops out of little tiny scraps of material. Her favorite pattern was one called Flower Garden which featured a bloom on every panel. Every piece turned out to put them together, she said. It taken (sic) a long time to do them but they were worth it. Many of those have been handed down to succeeding generations of her family. Her family enjoyed the many treats she baked and scooped up platefuls of the smoked pork that wound up on the grill. The kids with greens, beans, peas and okra. We always had plenty to eat, she said. We just enjoyed being together and being happy. How did she meet her future husband? went to their house one Sunday but they were at my fathers house and he came over there. To what does she attribute their long marriage? I guess we loved and trusted each other, she said. He turned out to be a Baptist minister and preached in churches for 45 years, she said. He was called to several different churches but early on they decided that Poplar Head, less than a mile from their house, would be their home church. When he was off giving sermons elsewhere on Sunday, she and the children were in the pews of the little church which still sits along Hwy. 73. And Saturday, she was honored in that very church, surrounded by friends, family and a special yellow-frosted cake with three candles marking her first century on earth. GRADYY LLOUU NICHOLLS continued from the front page

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Page 18 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 25, 2012 LIBERTY COUNTY2012-2013SCHOOOOL CALENENDARR THIS CALENDAR SpPONSORED BY TT win OOaks Juvenile Development, IInc.For more call 643-1090 SR 20 Florida Liberty County School Calendar2012-2013 ScCHOOlL YEAR Professional Development for Teachers..............................Aug.13-14 Pre-Planning for Staff/Classroom Data Analysis....................Aug. 15-17 ScCHOOlL BEGINsS.................................................Monday, A Aug. 20 Labor Day (NNO ScCHOOl L).........................................................Sept. 3Progress reports sent home.................................................Sept. 21 FTE Week/Survey 2..................................................................Oct. 8-12 FCAT retakes.............................................................................Oct. 18-19 End 1st Nine weeks/Early release................................................Oct. 16 2nd Nine weeks begins..............................................................Oct. 17 Report cards sent home ..............................................................Oct. 26 Red Ribbon Days....................................................................Oct. 29-31 Veterans Day (NNO ScCHOOlL).................................................NNov. 12Progress reports sent home/Early Release Day.......................Nov. 16 Fall B Break (NNO ScCHOOlL)...............................................NNov. 19-21 Thanksgiving H Holiday (NNO ScCHOOlL)...........................NNov. 22-23 FCAT Writes Field Test (4, 8, 10 grades)...........................Dec. 4-5 End 1st Semester/Early Release Day................................Dec. 20 Christmas H Holidays (N N O Sc C HOOl L ).............................Dec. 21-31N New Years H Holiday (NNO ScCHOOlL )..................................Jan. 1-4 Pre-Planning for Teachers/Prof. Dev..........................................Jan. 3-4 2nd Semester begins for students...................................................Jan. 7 Report cards sent home..............................................................Jan. 14 Martin Luther King Jr. Day H Holiday (NNO ScCHOOlL) ............Jan. 21Progress reports sent home..........................................................Feb. 8 FTE Week/Survey 3................................................................Feb. 11-15 FCAT Writing test.............................................................Feb 26-28 End 3rd Nine Weeks/Early release/Data Analysis.................March 15 4th Nine Weeks begins............................................................March 18 Spring B Break (NNO ScCHOOlL) ......................................March 25-29 Report cards sent home..............................................................April 1 FCAT retakes..........................................................................April 8-19 FCAT Reading, Math, Science test........................................April 15-25 Progress reports sent home.......................................................April 18 US History EOC..........................................................April 22 May 10 B B Acc CC Al L AUREAt T E .........................................................May 22G G RAd D UAt T ION DAy Y .........................................................May 24 Memorial Day H Holiday (NNO ScCHOOlL )................................May 27 End of 2nd Semester/LAstST DAy Y f FOR StTUdDENtsTS...............May 31 Post Planning for Teachers........................................................June 3-5 Summer UMMER schoo SCHOO L Be E GIns NS ......................................................June 10 SummerUMMER schoo SCHOOL ends ENDS ......................................................July 23 calhCALHOUN COUNTY2012-2013SCHOOOOL CALENENDARR THIS CALENDAR SpPONSORED BYPIGGLY WIGGLY 674-5044 & 643-4017Ramseys Calhoun County School Calendar2012-2013 ScCHOOlL YEAR SCHOO HOO L BEGIN BEGIN S..............................................Tuesday, AA ug. 14Labor Day (NNO ScCHOOlL)...............................................Sept. 3 Early Release Day (Students dismissed at 1 p.m.)....................Sept. 17 FTE Week ......................................................................Oct. 8-12 FCAT Retakes ................................................................Oct. 15-19 End 1st grading period .......................................................Oct. 17 Fall Holiday for all Employees..........................................Oct. 22Report Card Day................................................................. Oct. 26 Early Release Day (Students dismissed at 1 p.m.).....................Oct. 31Thanksgiving H Holiday (NNO ScCHOOlL).......................NNov. 19-23 Early Release Day (Students dismissed at 1 p.m.).....................Dec. 21 End of 2nd grading period................................................. Dec. 21 End 1st Semester ............................................................... Dec. 21 Christmas H Holidays (NNO ScCHOOlL)...................Dec. 24-Jan. 4 Evaluation Day.....................................................................Jan. 7 School resumes for students...............................................Jan. 8 Report Card Day................................................................. Jan. 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day H Holiday (NNO ScCHOOlL)......Jan. 21FTE Week......................................................................Feb. 11-15 FCAT Writing test.........................................................Feb. 26-28Early Release Day (Students dismissed at 1 p.m.).....................March 4 End of 3rd grading period..............................................March 14 Report Card Day............................................................March 22 Spring H Holidays (NNO ScCHOOlL)............................March 25-29 FCAT Retakes..........................................................April 8-19 Early Release Day (Students dismissed at 1 p.m.)...................April 11 FCAT Reading, Math, Science & Retakes test..................April 15-26 Algebra, B B iology & G G eometry End of Course Exam.....April 22-May 17 Early Release Day (Students dismissed at 1 p.m.)....................May 24 End of 4th grading period .................................................May 24 End of 2nd semester...........................................................May 24 Memorial Day H Holiday (NNO ScCHOOlL)..........................May 27GRAGRADUAUA TIONIONSCalhoun County Adult School..........................................May 21B Blountstown High School ...............................................May 23 Altha School ....................................................................May 24

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Country Music Television is searching for handcrafted and custom designed lawns and homeowner to be featured on a new t.v. program. How much of you is in your landscaping? You love Elvis... your shrubs are shaped like Elvis. Youre a fan of NASCAR... you have a mini Talladega shaved into your lawn, with your shrubs like Kyle Bushs M&M car. You go to every Bluegrass festival... mandolins worked into it. You consider yourself to be Hugh Hefner... you have a 10 foot Playboy Bunny symbol etched in your lawn. Were looking to celebrate the hard work, dedication and creativity of Americas most fascinating lawn owners. The Lawn owners need to be as big and brash as their display! Please send an email describing your lawn, or the lawn you are nominating to: WorkThatGrass@gmail. com. Be sure to include pictures, contact information and of course a few paragraphs about yourself. And as always, please contact us ASAP! In the mid-1800s Dr. Charles Hentzs family moved from North Carolina to Alabama and then to north Florida. Later he traveled to Kentucky to study medicine after which he moved to Columbus, OH to intern. Eventually the young Dr. Hentz worked his way back to his home in Florida. Monday, April 28, 1851.., Monday nightour schooner is lying in Apalachicola Bayin the pass--; the journey has been uncommonly pleasanta light breeze but steady-and just from the right quarter I have enjoyed the air, the sky and the deep blue sea--; the water was brightly phosphorescent at nightYesterday was the Sabbath; bright and balmy--, but little to be recognized however from the deportment of my fellow travelers spent most of the day on deck the pilot boat is anchored close astern and we will get into Apalachicola tomorrowwe have been playing seven up and whist around the table,.. I am nearin sight of dear Florida once more and near my dear brothers and sisters againGod grant that I may meet them in happiness and joyGod bless us all. Upon his return Dr. Hentz lived as a border with Jason Gregory, a farmer and plantation owner with a fine home, white with green shutters on the hill by the big oaks at Ocheesee. his Tom Sawyer like life along the river. He often writes of friends. In his diary he recounts, Friday, May 28, 1852; This morning we rode up to Mount rodswe spent the morning at a spring renowned perch, trout, brim and morethe water is clear ing about and biting the hooks when suiting their appetitewe sat around on the roots of trees and surrounded by luxuriant forest growth, cypress and cypress knees in abundancenow and then a beautiful white heron would alight overhead and entertain us with its croaking noteWe ate Who, other than me, can almost feel the breeze and see the beauty surWorks Cited: Steven M. Stowe, ed. A Southern Practice: The Diary and Autobiography of Charles A. Hentz, M.D. JULY 25, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 19 Liberty Post & Barn Pole Inc.We've got the fence posts to meet your needs.Dempsey Barron Road, Bristol (off Hwy. 12 N) (850) 643-5995We would like to thank the entire community for all of the love and support that was given to the Phillips family. The surgery was a success and Shannon is recovering well. In this day and age it is extremely rare that communities reach out to this degree in helping one another. We will be forever thankful. Shannon and Tiffany Phillips Note of ThanksYour lawn is your masterpiece! Your mouthpiece! Your claim to fame!A memorable character: Pa ART 2 OUTDooOORS WiITH R RANGER SSTEVEBy Steve Cutshaw, Torreya Park Manager NOTTICE TT O RRECEIVE SEALLED BIDS company or corporation interested in providing the following services:TT ANK CLLEANING & INSPECTTIONThe project shall include the cleaning and inspection of the Citys 100,000 gallon concrete ground storage tank and a 2,500 gallon hydropneumatic tank. The contractor will also be required to photograph the top of the Citys elevated storage tank. Completion date for this project will be 90 days from the date of the Notice to Proceed presented to the successful bidder. date will be set at $100.00 per day. Please indicate on the envelope that this is a sealed bid, the bid number and what the bid is for. Eastern Standard Time. The Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids. The City of Bristol is an Equal Opportunity Employer and reserves the right to waive informalities in any bid, to accept and/or reject any or all bids, and to accept the bid that in their judgment will be in the best interest of the City of Bristol. email at fordj@preble-rish.com.Casting a new show for CMTT! DOTHAN On Saturday, July 28 at 10 a.m., Landmark Park will celebrate national watermelon month with a watermelon harvest and sampling. Watermelons are an excellent source of vipotassium and the most consumed melon in the United States. Over 1200 varieties of watermelons are grown across the world. Landmark Park will harvest and sample Moon and Stars, Black Diamond, Charleston Gray, Crimson Sweet and Jubilee. Registration is required. The programs are free with paid gate admission, which is $4 for adults and $3 for kids. 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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 PUBLIC Amanda Eikeland spoke to the Board asking them to be mindful about an item on the Agenda. She said you are asked to take action tonight to approve creating positions to be effective August 1 and two Paraprofessionals for Head Start. She told the Board that these positions are currently Development. The teachers who will be employee will receive a salary reduction of approximately $4,000 per year. The teachers are looking at approximately $350 less per month. The positions being created will be saving the jobs but will also be reducing the salary of the teachers and will greatly affect each of them. Again Eikeland asked to Board to just be aware of the hardship that will be put on the employees who are members of our community. Michael Richter asked if the Board members have any questions. He informed the Board that he would be back in August to present the new rates for the 2012-13 year. Peddie reminded the Board that the August meeting was moved to Monday, August 13, 2012. ADOPTION OF AGENDA Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Reddick, and carried unanimously to adopt the agenda. CONSENT ITEMS Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to approve the following consent items: A. Approval of Minutes June 28, 2012 B. Principals Reports for June, 2012 E. Bills and Payroll (July, 2012) ACTION ITEMS: 1. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve Property Disposition List for the 2. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Duggar and carried unanimously to approve use of district funds for cell phone usage for essential personnel for the 2012tion) 3. Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Reddick and carried unanimously to approve the following 2012-13 Agreements/ Resolutions with the Panhandle Area Educational Consortium: a. District Participation in the Panhandle Area Educational Consortium b. The PAEC Professional Development Center (PDC) Resolution c. Exceptional Student Education Consultative Services d. Gateway Educational Computing Consultants Project Resolution e. Gateway Student System Consortium Resolution 4. Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to approve 2012-2013 PAEC Risk Management Agreement. PERSONNEL 1. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to approve recommendation for the following paraprofessionals to receive CDA supplement effective August 13, 2012: Mamie Beach, April Sharee Towles, Debra Brannan, Gwynn McCoy, Connie Dowdy, Carla Bramblett and Jill Shuler. 2. Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve supplements for the following employees for the 2012-2013 school year: scffce Suzann Stoutamire Early Childhood Supervisor LCHS Grant Grantham Athletic Director and Gerald Tranquille Varsity Assistant Donnie L. Coxwell Varsity Assistant Coach Derringer Edwards Varsity Assistant Coach (to be paid lump sum at end of season) Gerald Tranquille Varsity Boys Basketball CoachR ball Coach (JV) David Shuler Varsity Girls Basketball Coach Gyll Moore Assistant Girls Basketball Coach (JV) Jennifer Sewell Head Volleyball Coach Leigh Ann Summers Assistant Volleyball Coach (to be paid lump sum at end of season) Jennifer Sewell Head Softball CoachR Coach Donnie L. Coxwell Head Baseball Coach Derringer Edwards Assistant Baseball Coach Buzzy Lewis Head Track Coach Sharmon Parrish and Donna Hiers Varsity Cheerleader Sponsor (Supplement to be split) Donna Summers LCHS Curriculum Coordinator Christy Bentley Technology Coordinator Kim Everett Band Director Col. Groggett JROTC Instructor Sgt. Milton JROTC Instructor Kim Everett Band Director RT Buzzy Lewis Athletic Director and JV R Coach Buzzy Lewis Boys Basketball Kristy Pleasant Volleyball Coach Stacey Beckwith Girls Basketball Coach TBA Girls Softball Coach Laurie Brandon JV Cheerleading Coach Bess Revell Curriculum Coordinator Lynn Guthrie Technology Coordinator Hosford Tim Davis Athletic Director TBA Boys Basketball Coach Tim Davis Boys Baseball Coach Tim Davis Girls Volleyball Coach TBA Girls Softball Coach TBA Girls Basketball Coach Alex Mercer Curriculum Coordinator T Kathy Hayes Duty Supplement 3. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Duggar and carried unanimously to approve recommendation of Stephanie RT for the 2012-13 school year. 4. Motion was made by Kever seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve recommendation of Robyn ConyRT School effective August 13, 2012 for the 2012-13 school year. 5. Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Reddick and carried unanimously more as technology (Academy) teacher at RT for the 2012-13 school year. 6. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to apAugust 1, 2012. 7. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Duggar and carried unanimously to approve request to create two (2) Paraprofessional positions for Head Start to be effective August 1, 2012. 8. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Duggar and carried unanimously to approve recommendation of Tonia Cobb as Secretary at Hosford Elementary and Jr. High School to be effective July 5, 2012. ed by Reddick and carried unanimously to teacher at Hosford Elementary and Jr. High School to be effective August 13, 2012. 10. Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to approve recommendation of Christina Shuler as Substitute School Health Aide for ESE Title VIB. EMERGENCY ITEMS: 1. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve recommendation of Dawn Arrant as Summer Math Camp teacher beginning days per week, $22.00/hour. 2. Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve recommendation of Mary Eubanks as effective July 2, 2012. OLD BUSINESS INFORMATION AND DISCUSSION ITEMS he has received some bids on fencing with $17,400. T asville, GA is $14,032.00. Superintendent Summers mentioned and sales tax funds. The new fencing will not include the barbed-wire around the top of the fence. there are bad leaks at the gym and the old building at Hosford. Chairman Peddie warranty on the LCHS Gym roof. high school A/C is working great. Tim Dabeen about a $35,000 savings since the computerized system was installed. A/C in the Kitchen at the High School. There informed the Board that he has received a quote from Trane to add A/C for $6,500. SUPERINTENDENTS REPORTS BOARD MEMBERS CONCERNS Chairman Peddie informed the Board that there will be an Impasse Hearing July Meeting to approve the budget for advertisThe Tentative Budget Hearing is scheduled for July 30 at 6:00 p.m. Regular Board Meeting for August has been moved to August 13 at 6:00 p.m. Breakfast at 8:00 a.m. at Tolar School and p.m. ADJOURNMENT Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting. ________________________________ Superintendent Sue Summers Chairman Kyle Peddie Page 20 T IRTR JulyULY 25, 2012Supplements and new school personnel approved; positions added to Head Start Program at July 10 LCSB regular meeting YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED! PLEASE VOTEMichaelWRIGHT FOR LIBERTY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD DISTRICT 1 ministration I fantry Team Leader Real Estate Appraisal Service T ment 17 years Chamber of Commerce T Mason

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JULY 25, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 21 Liberty County kids had a super time at 4-H Super Science Day Camp held July 17 and 18 in Bristol. Participants experimented with two-liter bottle rockets, fuel cell cars, screaming balloons, bubbles, slime and many different kinds of absorbent polymers. These youth were involved in hands-on activities as they learned how the different science experiments worked. They learned the importance of following and reading the directions or the science experiment wouldnt work. Four-H Program Assistant Cathia Schmarje shared many different types of science activities and FNP Program Assistant Shellie King brought kids into the The group enjoyed a science experiment ished product was cold and delicious! LEFT: Angel Brake playing with Gak. ABOVE: Andy Revell and Emma Wade build a crystalized tree. BELOW LEFT: Justin Cessna builds a fuel car. BELOW: Youngsters shown with their two-liter bottle rockets include, from left, Joshua Schneider, Justin Cessna, Angel Brake, Emma Wade, Andy Revell, Jacob Creamer, Kimberly Kent and Jenna Dees. Teen Counselor Ryan Harper is shown behind the group.4-H Super Science Day CampThe Liberty County Ozone team traveled to Sebring July 6 to participate in the Florida Dixie Youth Ozone State Tournament. The team played against West Seminole on July 7 and Wesley Chapel on July 8. The boys played their hearts out, despite losing to both teams. For most of the players, it was their ing experience for all of them. The team is already talking about what they will do differently next year. Sebring won the state championship for the second time and West Volusia was the runner-up. The players and parents of the Liberty Ozone team would like to extend a sincere thank you to the numerous individuals that made this trip possible. We really appreciate the support that was shown by so many through donations to the team and during our numerous fundraiser efforts. We especially thank the staff and management at Piggly Wiggly and Centennial Bank in Bristol, Liberty County Recreation Department, Liberty Tire, Envision Credit Union, Superior Redi-Mix, Clark Construction, Fasons Meats in Quincy and Sapp Logging Company.Liberty Ozone team takes part in state tournament2012 Liberty County Ozone Baseball Team FrontRONT RowOW from left: Freddie Clark, Hunter Weeks, Bradley Edwards, Brent Fant, Jacob Creamer, Braddock Hobbs. BackACK RowOW : Manager Randal Martinez, Duncan Hosford, Dustin Hostetter, Brady Peddie, Coach Kyle Sapp, Dylan Polver, Latayvion Godwin, Delaney Cheesemon and Coach Colby Sapp.

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Page 22 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 25, 2012 ACCEPTING NNEW PPaA TIENTSLaban Bontrager, DMD12761 NW Pea Ridge Rd., Bristol, FL 32321TELEPHONE 643-5417 www.bristoldentalclinic.com DENTUURE LLAB ON PREMISESSame-Day Service on Repairs & Relines Bristol Dental ClinicMonica Bontrager, DMD EDDIE NOBLES LAndND CleLEARinING Call Eddie Nobles at (850) 447-0449 or Chas at 447-0849Located in Bristol Land clearing, excavation and root raking:Spiny lobster recreational & commercial seasons startingThe 2012 recreational and commercial spiny lobster seasons will open soon, beginning with the two-day spiny lobster recreational season July 25 and 26. The regular commercial and recreational lobster season starts Aug. 6 and runs through March 31. The special two-day season occurs on the last consecutive Wednesday and Thursday in July each year to let recrebefore commercial lobster traps are placed begin putting their traps in the water Aug. men may harvest spiny lobsters starting Aug. 6. Spiny lobsters must have a carapace length greater than three inches to be taken during the open seasons, and divers must possess a measuring device and measure all lobsters in the water. During the two-day spiny lobster sport season, recreational divers and snorkelers can take up to six lobsters per person daily in Monroe County and Biscayne National Park waters and 12 lobsters per person daily in other Florida waters. You can possess no more than the daily bag limit of lobsters when you are on the water. When you are off the water, you can possess the daily double the daily bag limit on the second day. Possession limits are enforced on and off the water during the two-day sport season. Night diving for spiny lobsters during the two-day sport season is not allowed in Monroe County and all harvest of lobsters is prohibited in John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park during the two-day season. Lobster harvest is also prohibited at all times in Everglades National Park, Dry Tortugas National Park, Biscayne Bay/Card Sound Spiny Lobster Sanctuary, certain areas in Pennekamp Park and notake areas in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. During the Aug. 6 March 31 regular season, the daily recreational bag and on-the-water possession limit is six spiny lobsters per person. You must have a recrelicense and a spiny lobster permit to recreationally harvest spiny lobsters unless you are exempt from recreational license requirements. Information about these licenses and permits is available online at MyFWC. com/License. Divers and snorkelers must display diagonal stripe) while in the water. must be at least 20 inches by 24 inches be at least 12 inches by 12 inches. Divers must make reasonable efforts to stay within rivers, inlets or navigation chanhighest point of the vessel and must be visible from all directions. When divers displayed. More information on diversat MyFWC.com/Boating by clicking on Boating Regulations.Additional information on recreational spiny A special two-day season occurs on the last consecutive Wednesday and Thursday in July each year to let recreational fishermen collect spiny lobsters before commercial lobster traps are placed in the water.

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JULY 25, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 23 Message of appreciationI would like to take the opportunity to thank everyone for their continued prayers and support during Clarys recovery. We are blessed to be a part of such a generous community. Since February of last year Clary has made remarkable progress and remains determined to work hard towards a full recovery. I would also like to thank Sheriff Conyers. As he has for many people during their time of need, Donnie cial relief. Most importantly Sheriff Conyers has insisted that I have had the time that has been required to take care of Clary and has been the source of my conIn addition to being an effective administrator, Sheriff Conyers has demonstrated the balance of compassion and leadership required of our community. Again, we sincerely appreciate everyones support and prayers. By those prayers we have and continue to witness a miracle from God. Sincerely, Brian Bateman, Bristol Charles McClellan Funeral HomeButler-Morgan/Morgan-McClellan Funeral Home Building at 15 S. Jackson St., Quincy, 32351Phone: (850) 627-7677 or 643-2277Charles K. McClellanLicensed Funeral Director 42 years experience Call us Let us explain how we can conveniently handle arrangements in Liberty County. Telephone (850) 674-2266 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& Crematory OBITUARIESGARY CANNON CLARKSVILLE Gary Cannon, 74, of Clarksville, passed away Wednesday, July 18, 2012 in Panama City. He was a resident of Clarksville and had lived in Calhoun County for the past eight years. He earned a Bachelor of S S cience degree at E Elmira College in Physics and was retired from I IBM where he worked as an engineer for 22 years. He the USSSS Bennington, USSSS Mississippi and the USSSS S Salem. He was also retired from the U. S S. A Army as a First S Sgt. with 25 years of service and was a member of the A American LLegion in LL ynn Haven. He was a member of S St. Francis Catholic Church where he was an avid volunteer. He also enjoyed volunteering at Panhandle Pioneer S Settlement and the Calhoun-L Liberty Ministry Center. He was preceded in death by his parents, A Arnold and Florence (Zellers) Cannon and a sister, Dorla Wright.S Survivors include his wife, A Audrey V V eronica (Carasea) Cannon of Clarksville; one son, Mark Cannon and his wife, K Kum Hui of Yorktown, VA VA; four daughters, Jordayne Douglas and her husband, Don of Port S St. L Lucie, Celene Tinder and her husband, Tim of L Lockport, NY, Desiree Dobbin and her husband, Jeff, of I Ithaca, NY and Hope R Rivas and her husband Julio of L LaBelle; one brother, L Larry Cannon and his wife, Barbara of Memphis, TN; one sister, S Sally Carl and her husband, R Roger of E Endwell, NY, 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews. Graveside services were held S Saturday, July 21 at S St. SStanislaus Cemetery in Binghampton, NY. A Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge may be made to Calhoun-LLiberty Ministry Center, P. O. Box 603, Blountstown, FLL 32424. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh.comELLIS EDWARD DDIcCK SteSTEWARtT BLountOUNTStownTOWNEEllis E Edward Dick S Stewart, 79, of Blountstown, passed away Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at his home.AA native and lifelong resident of Calhoun County, he was a farmer. He attended Blountstown Community Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel and RRoy SStewart and an infant daughter.S Survivors include his wife of 54 years, L Lucille S Stewart; four sons, R Rubin S Stewart and his wife Belle, Jeff S Stewart and his wife, JoAAnn and Daniel S Stewart, all of Blountstown and James S Stewart and his wife, S Sherrie of A Altha; one daughter, S Sissy Caughran and her husband, R Ross of Marianna; one brother, Broward S Stewart of Blountstown; two sisters, Janie Young and L Lula OBryan, both of Blountstown, 11 grandchiland nephews.S Services were held S Saturday, July 21 at A Adams Funeral Home Chapel with R Reverend Dewayne TolCemetery. A Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.adamsfh.com. ImIMA JO MARShHALL HowOW ARdD CREEK CommunOMMUN ItyTY I I ma Jo Marshall, 73, of Howard Creek Community in Gulf County, passed away S S unday, July 22, 2012 in Panama City. S She was born July 5, 1939 in Holt and had lived in Howard Creek since 1986, coming from Highland V V iew. S She was a retired secretary with NHC Home Health Care. S She was a member of Highland V V iew Baptist Church in Port SSaint Joe. S She was preceded in death by one daughter, S Sherry A Ann Butler.S Survivors include her husband of 57 years, R Roy T. Marshall of Howard Creek; two daughters, Terry R Royal and her husband, James of Highland V V iew and Cindy R Rich and her husband, L Larry of Port S Saint Joe; two sisters, Margie Henderson of Port S Saint Joe and L L ounell K K night and her husband, R R oy of Jacksonville, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the church.S Services will be held Wednesday, July 25 at 11 a.m. at Highland V V iew Baptist Church in Port S St. Joe follow in Holly Hill Cemetery. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. TALLA ALLAHASSEEASSEE Feelings of grief and loss can be overwhelming. For this reason, Covenant Hospice will be offering a six-week grief support group from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., beginning Tuesday, July 31 at the Diehl R Road in Tallahassee. Those who attend will have the opportunity to explore their grief in a safe and caring environment. The support group begins will run for six Tuesday afternoons through S Sept. 4. The support group is free but registration is required. L Light refreshments will be served. To register for this support group, or for additional information, call Bobbie Massey, L LCSSW at 701-0133 or email to bobbie.massey@covenant. hospice.org.Covenant Hospice offers free grief support groupThis years November 6 General E E lection will present one of the longest ballots in Floridas recent election history. I In addition to the Presidential elections, statewide and local races, there are 11 constitutional amendments on the ballot for every voters consideration. The L League of Women V V oters special website makes voting easy and takes away last minute surprises tion? candidates? ments really mean? There are three ways to vote in Florida: E Early, By MAILAIL, and the last chance is on EElection Day.L Likely to be in a rush on election day?A A void long lines, by using the mail-in ballot. I If you have not received your requested mail in/absentee ballot, call your local S Supervisor of E Elections and request it. This can be done over the phone by any registered voter. in the return mail envelope and be sure to sign the back of the envelope. A Apply appropriate postage. I In most counties, you can drop off your ballot with elections staff at any early voting location. (NOTEE: you cannot drop off your ballot at a voting precinct on EElection Day).WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOwW : Before you vote, be sure you: Update your address: Have you moved? Did you let your local S Supervisor know? You can make your address change over the phone. Contact your S SuperviDont be surprised on E Election Day because you forgot to update your address. Update your name: Have you married, divorced or changed your name since you last registered to vote? One call to your S Supervisor is all it takes to update. The professional staff who answer the phone will tell you what to do. Update your signature: Has your signature changed over the years? Make sure your voter status is current walk you through the necessary steps to update your signature. The 2012 General E Election Date is November 6, 2012 and the General E Election R Registration Deadline is October 9.AboutABOUT th THE LLEAguGUE ofOF WomOMEnN Vot VOTERS ofOF FLoORIdDA:The League is strictly nonpartisan and never endorses a candidate or a political party. The League has been active in Florida for more than 72 years. More about the League of Women Voters, which welcomes both men and women, is available at  www.TheFloridaVoter.orgVoters urged to be ready for extra-long ballot NNovember 6by Charley Williams, Voter Service Chair, League of Women Voters of Florida

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Page 24 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 25, 2012 Hello citizens of Calhoun County and fellow Americans. My name is Danny Ray Wise and I have been married to my wife Linda for 33 years. I have served in the Calhoun County school system for 11 years as a teacher and I have represented the citizens of Calhoun County as their county commissioner for the past 8 years. I believe that people should be treated fairly and that you should stand up for what is right even if you stand alone to represent their rights. If you elect me as your next Clerk of Court, I will have only one job; serving the citizens of Calhoun County as Clerk of the Circuit Court according to Floridas Constitution and representing the people as their humble public servant. Thank you, Danny Ray Wise VOTE Danny Ray Wise for Calhoun County Clerk of Court W. R. Tolars 21st Century summer program presents Barnyard Moosical Glenn KimbrelELECTSHEERIFFI am Glenn Kimbrelhoun County. I was born and raised in Calhoun County and attended Cathy Kimbrel and we have two children and four grandchildren, all of whom live in Calhoun County. I care about the future of this county. I began and ended my 35 year career in law enforcement at the Blountstown Police Department. I served from 1975 to 2011 beginning as a patrolman and worked my way up through the ranks and served as Investigator and Major. In 2004, I was promoted to Chief of Police and served in that position for seven years. In my 35 years of law enforcement, I have gained experience in crime solving, preparing and managing budgets, writing grants, scheduling and managing all shifts for dispatchers and patrolmen and the responsibility of the operation of an entire department. This experience, learned meets the needs of the people it serves. In addition to my experience, I feel it is important to have a strong, approachable relationship with the citizens I serve. I want to use this YOU YOU, the citizens of Calhoun County, with an OOPEEN DOOOOR policy.AS YOUR CaA LHOUN COUNTy YRIGHT MAN, RIGHT JOB, RIGHT NOW! vote for me, Glenn Kimbrel for your next Sheriff!ABOVE: Elisa Rangel and Cierra Morales are all smiles as they show off their cute goat costumes. TOP: The director and her cast. and nose. RIGHT: The kids performed for family, friends, students, faculty and staff. ITS VERY WiISE TO ADVERTiISE in the Calhoun-Liberty JOURNAL and CLJNews.cCOM Call us at (850) 643-3333Email: thejournal@fairpoint.net

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JULY 25, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 25 The James Marion Goodman familyThe 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 many included in the exhibit. JOURNEY STORIEsS by Douglas Goodman of BlountstownMarion was born in Ocheesee Sept. 29, 1903 to James Ira Goodman and Sara Elizabeth Moore. They were both raised in Georgia was born in the same year. They moved to Ocheesee where Saras father, Charlie Moore and mother, Ella McCorvy Moore had a large row crop operation, turpentine, timber and sawmill which Charlie later sold and is now better James Marion in 1903 and they kept having children until 1927, with a total of 17. James Ira, was 1878, then passed away March buried in Ocheesee Cemetery. January 1, 1881, passed away in Blountstown in Oct. 1946 and was buried in Ocheesee Cemetery. Charlie Montford, and Gladys, who married Willard Gregg. The family migrated 3/28/1994. They are both buried in Ocheesee Cemetery. mothers dad, Charlie Moore, was full blood Creek Indian, downline from Millie an Indian girl, Elizabeth Clark, and had a daughter, Sara Elizabeth Brown, dian Territory and listed as a full the end of the Civil War in the as Worth Infantry and was part in 1860 and Charley in 1862. War, they had Green Berry Moore passed away in 1867 and was buried in Smoak Bridge age 32. Marions great-grandmothers -on his fathers side-maiden name was Jane Taylor. She was listed as full blood Creek and had She married William Goodman and my father, James Marion Goodman, Sr. I, as the seventh son of Marion and Clyde Goodman, was born in Ocheesee We later divorced and I remarried to my childhood sweetheart, Myra Jean born 2/26/1908 and passed away 9/24/1997. Myra and I have one son, James grandchildren are here now. FROM LEFT: Lessie Clyde Tew Goodman, Mavis Mirene Goodman, James Marion, Jr. and James Marion Goodman stand next to a Model-T several years after they married in June of 1924. Pictured shortly after James Marion passed away in April 1967, Lessie Clyde (center front) is shown here with the 10 remaining children: Mavis Mirene (stepdaughter), James Marion, Jr., Chester Nathan, Clifford Dowling, Clyde Lavaughn, Edwin Earl, Marles Hampton, Gladys Carolyn, Douglas Fern and Durwin Finley.

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Page 26 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 25, 2012 NEED A VEHICLLE!!!!Buy Here, Pay Here $0 down, 1st Payment, Tax, Tag & Title Call Steve (334) 803-9550 shop at the Calhoun-Liberty Ministry Center store. Located on Hwy. 20 E. in Blountstown, 6741818. UFNMens, ladies and childrens clothes. Many items for the home. New items arriving daily. Everyone is invited to shop at the Calhoun-Liberty Ministry Center store. Located on Hwy. 20 E. in Blountstown, 6741818. UFN APPLIANCESDouble kitchen sink, heavy gauge, stainless steel, 7 deep, in very good condition. Call 6437567 or 674-5257 for more information. 7-25, 8-1Small chest freezer. Call 6435341 for more information. 7-25, 8-1Magic 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 FURNITUREWall shelving unit cherry, 8 deep x 21 tall x 25 1/2 wide, four pegs for hanging, two shelves, serpentine curves top and base of unit, $75. Call 643-7567 or 6745257. 7-25, 8-1 Retro brass table lamps, two, non-matching, very nice, $25. Call 643-7567 or 674-5257. 7-25, 8-1Two 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, 7-25 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 SALEHuge selection of antique and vintage jewelry, includes exquisite rhinestones, pearls and pop beads; Unique vintage and antique pictures and paintings, framed or ready to frame, includes oil, watercolor and prints; Assortment of old magazines and store advertisements, some framed, very desirable and collectible, all prices vary. Call 643-7567 or 6745257 for more information. 7-25, 8-1Air handler for AC, 3 ton, never used, $350. Call 674-8437. 7-25, 8-1, four drawer, one is extra deep, 52 x 26 1/2, $30. Call (850) 556-3880. 7-25, 8-1Moving Sale, camper shell, six drawer dresser with mirror, 42 Panasonic television, $150 for all. Call 674-4554. 7-25, 8-1Easy Rider magazines, over 300 issues, dating from 1960s to 2000. Some calendars available. Call 643-2985 for more information.7-25, 8-1Generator, 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, 7-25Bedding material: Sheets, comforters, mattress pads, cotton blankets, mattress covers and more. Everyone is invited to 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 Call David at (850) 674-1000 or (850) 674-1706 Apartment FOR Rent IN BlountstownGood downtown location. Walk to everything.Two 2 1/2 foot lamps shaped like $30. Call 674-3264. 7-18, 7-25Good used furniture and appliances needed at Calhoun Liberty Ministry Center. Call 674-1818. UFN TRUCKS1996 Toyota 4 Runner, 4 cylinder, 325,000 miles, one non-smoking owner, automatic, towing package, roof rack, in good condition, $2,100. Call 674-3613. 7-25, 8-11988 Toyota 4 Runner, 4 cylinder, automatic, 4 wheel drive, needs a fuel pump, great parts truck, $1,000. Call 447-0010. 7-25, 8-11989 Ford 250, extended cab, 4 wheel drive, $2,000. Call 379-3268. 7-25, 8-12003 Hummer, H2 luxury edition, excellent condition, $18,500 (serious inquires only). Call 762-2020. 7-18, 7-25NICE CAR of Forgotten Coast, LL LLC, for inventory of our great trucks selection log on to www. nicecarofforgottencoastllc.com. BC/7-25-12/$12 CARS2002 Dodge Stratus RT sports coupe, 3.0 V6, automatic, leather, sunroof, very good condition, $4,400 OBO. Call 209-9489. 7-25, 8-1 VEHICLE ACCESSORIESCar speakers, Two Pioneer 10, $80 OBO, three 10 speakers, $100 OBO. Call 643-6485. 7-25, 8-1 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 NO PETS$550 monthCall 762-3770Apartment for Rent in ALTHLTHA WANTED: REALL ESTATE Will buy 10 to 1,000 acres, reasonably priced. Immediate closing. Call (850) 544-5441 or (850) 570-0222 For RentCall 694-8458 or 566-3344 Mobile Home 2 BD / 2 BA great condition$500 MONTH *Basic Yard Maintenance *No Contract Necessary Call (850) 899-0269Grass Cutting Services 1 & 2 bedroom mobile homes in Blountstown and Bristol. $105 to $155 weekly. Deposit required. All utilities included. NO PETS. Singles or Couples preferred. Call 674-7616FOR RENT HHouse for Rent in Bristol $350 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. CLLEARANCE SALLE Aug. 4 at 7 p.m.(First Saturday of every month) Public is invited.18098 NW County Rd. 12AUCTION643-7740 Col. James W. Copeland AB1226/AU0001722 FreeREE setupSETUP forFOR yard YARD sale SALE everyEVERY SaturdayATURDAY

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JULY 25, 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. HUNTING/FISHINGMercury boat motor, 9.5 hp, electric start, long shaft, $500. Call 237-1319. 7-25, 8-1Scandy White boat, 14 ft., 40 hp Mercury motor, stick steering, nized trailer, $3,500. Call 6438607 or 447-0010. 7-25, 8-1Barnett Compound bow, 45 lb. draw, includes case and all accessories, $125. Call 643-2226. 7-25, 8-11978 Futura Craft boat, 15 ft., Call 379-3268. 7-25, 8-112 gauge Thumbuster shotgun, $175. Call 643-3509. 7-18, 7-25, 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 SUPPLIES Darn Pump?tors, relays, control boxes, preswire, pumps, tanks and much until 9 p.m. Repair questions are welcomed, call us at That Darn Pump 643-4357. BPA/UFN STARSCOPEARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 Branch out and enjoy new ways of thinking, Aries. Keep the energy and enthusiasm about a new project. Your energy will inspire You may need to get a little need, Taurus. Dont worry about being rude; you just may need to push yourself into certain situations this week. GEMINI May 22/Jun 21 Gemini, this is a good week for telling others about your posipeople on your side as you can. Although you can expect a week full of energy and many things to do, you will process, Cancer. Things can change quickly, so enjoy. Leo, you could learn something may be something important. Just keep your eyes and ears open to new ideas and information all around you. VIRGO Aug 24/Sept 22 Virgo. Remember, you catch more bees with honey. You are completely absorbed in your romantic relationship, Libra. For the time being thats it might be contagious. SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22 week, so you may as well not to get into the fray if something should escalate. things like games and puzzles, your mind off of other things. CAPRICORN Dec 22/Jan 20 A friend is not jealous of you, Capricorn; he or she is simply proud of all you accomplished. Dont feel badly about bragging a little about AQUUARIUUS Jan 21/Feb 18 An altruistic act by someone you know could inspire you to do your own form of charity, Aquarius. Youre of the mind PISCES Feb 19/Mar 20 You may seem a little confused this week, Pisces, almost like youre walking in a fog. Take Week of July 15 ~ July 21JULY 22 JULY 23 JULY 24 JULY 25 JULY 26 JULY 27 JULY 28 The theme was He-Man and the would like to get a copy of this. I dont mind paying a fee. The year 643-9330. 7-18, 7-25 HOMES & LAND: 4 acres in Telogia with county water and highway frontage. Call 445-5002. 6-27 T 7-25, 16x80, 2 BD, 2 BA, in great condition, handicapped accessible, $14,500. Call 4095. 6-27 T 7-18 YARD SALESelogia at Telogia Baptist Church, located at 19800 NE clothes, household items, books, pictures and furniture, and much it inside the church fellowship hall. Phone 379-8439. 7-25, 8-1 from 8 a.m. until noon. Located at and Hwy 20. Furniture, dishes, clothes and more. Phone 819-6909. PETS/SUPPLIES two 7 week old males, $50 each. Call 6741012 in Blountstown. 7-25, 8-1 three regisweeks old. One male, two female. Call Caroline at 674-8076. 7-25, 8-1 eight months old, cant take with us. Free to a good 541-6572. 7-18, 7-25, 8 weeks old, dewormed, milk goat cross. Will be medium size when grown, $50. Call 7623667. 7-18, 7-25 LOST & FOUNDFOUUND: type dogs, gray and black, one with clipped hair. Found in Liberty County in the Aspalaga area. Call 643-2799. 7-18, 7-25 WANTED size 6 to 6x. Call 674-6940. 7-25, 8-1Refrigerator, reasonably priced. Call 674-3264. 7-25, 8-1 I am looking for somebody who might still $1,800 Dodge Ram 4-Door 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 $675 Impala 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 SMALL TOWN TOM

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Page 28 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 25, 2012 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. *Lifetime Warranty on Repairs *Will pay up to $500 of your deductible *Over 75 years combined experienceTNTTOBY GARNETT, OWNER Collision Center Home of the All-UU-Can-Eat menu Family Coastal Seafood Restaurant WERE OPEN FRIDAY NIGHTAll U Can Eat SEAFOOD PLATTER OR CRAB CLAWs S Political Advertisement Paid for and Approved by Donnie Conyers, Democrat for Liberty County Sheriff Liberty County Sheriff Donnie ConyersFor The Right Man For A Tough Job! ITS ALL ABOUT LLEa A DERSHi I P Several months ago a gang of thieves broke into several homes in Liberty County. My investigators contacted other agencies in the surrounding counties throughout the panhandle, and determined similar break-ins were occurring within their areas. Critical information that my investigators gathered led to a multi-jurisdictional task force being established. In short order, the thieves were in custody and are now awaiting justice in several counties. Liberty County is nearly three times more likely to be cleared than the state average. crime report as the in Florida.

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JULY 25, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 29 by Bruce McElmurray THE HAPPY HOMESTEADER www.motherearthnews.comEveryone likes a story so here is one that I hope readers will enjoy and smile at. When my wife and I lived in North Florida we used to love to go camping at Torreya State Park in the panhandle, near Bristol, where it was quiet and quite unique. The park is named from the torreya tree which is a rare species of conifer that grows in the park. The trees grew high and provided a shaded canopy over campsites. The torreya tree is a very rare tree that only grows in a few places in the world. In the USA it grows in North Florida within the state park, also in California. The Florida Torreya is also known as gopher wood. Some believe this tree is the same gopher wood that Noah used to build his ark. We enjoyed our camping trips to Torreya State Park because of the quiet and the thick luxurious cushion of pine needles on the ground. The smell from those hot needles was intoxicating. It was also like walking on a foam mattress which forms the basis of this story. This didnt start out to be a botany lesson but it helps to understand if the reader can picture the serene setting and the thick carpet of pine needles. Also there was a wild grape that grew within the park and that was the scuppernong grape known as the big white grape. These vines grew up the trees and they had managed to grow across the canopy of torreya trees. We were laying in our hammocks reading and relaxing and happy to be away from the stress of our jobs. As we gently swung in our hammocks engrossed in our stories we kept hearing this thump. When we heard it we would look around and not see anything out of the ordinary. A squirrel on the ground or birds but what was making that thumping noise? put my book down and waited for the next thump. It didnt take long when I heard it again and when I looked around to see what caused it, all I saw was a squirrel spread eagle on its back laying on the cushion of pine needles. I watched it for a short while and pretty soon the squirrel hopped up and climbed the nearest tree. I had never observed a squirrel fall out of a tree before and couldnt understand why it had but was glad it was all right. Then I watched as the squirrel tightrope walked across the scuppernong vines to a grape and sat up and started eating the grape. The squirrel had eaten a few grapes and then it just slowly fell off the vine and would hit those soft needles on the ground with a thump. It would lay there for a few minutes until it recovered and do the entire sequence over again. The grapes had apparently fermented on the vine and the squirrel was getting seriously drunk. This was repeated all day and continued to happen throughout the weekend. I would have thought that the squirrel would have had such a hangover that he would stop after a while but the squirrel just kept peeling off its perch in the tops of those trees all day long and falling to the ground. So that is the story of the drunk squirrel and a lesson on the torreya tree and scuppernong grapes to boot. Im sure there are several morals to this story but I dont think I will go there. Still makes me smile today thinking about that drunken squirrel. The story of the drunken squirrel at Torreya State Park $775 Chevy Blazer0% 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 $875 Ford F150, 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

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Page 30 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 25, 2012 PUBLIC AND LEGAL NOTICESIN 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 Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 10, 2012 and entered in Case No. 07-2008-CA-000279 of the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Calhoun County, Florida in which Wachovia Mortgage, FSB, formerly known as World Savings Bank, FSB, is the Plaintiff and Arturo C. Leyva, are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/ on, Calhoun County, Florida at 11:00 a.m. (CST) on the 30th day of August, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: COMMENCE AT A CONCRETE NAIL IN THE PAVEMENT OF ASHLEY SHIVER ROAD MARKING THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 9 WEST, CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA; AND RUN THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 39 MINUTES 40 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE SOUTHERLY BOUNDARY OF SAID SECTION 4, A DISTANCE OF 1,336.55 FEET TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 4; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 88 DEGREES 39 MINUTES 40 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY BOUNDARY, A DISTANCE OF 294.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 24 MINUTES 06 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 816.82 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 00 DEGREES 24 MINUTES 06 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 588.19 FEET TO THE SOUTHERLY MAINTAINED RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY OF BUDDY ADKINS ROAD; THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 08 MINUTES 10 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY MAINTAINED RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY, A DISTANCE OF 630.21 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 24 MINUTES 06 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 585.80 FEET; THENCE EASTERLY ALONG A FENCE AND THE EASTERLY PROJECTION THEREOF AS FOLLOWS: THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 06 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 68.44 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 39 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 156.83 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 31 MINUTES 10 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 88.83 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 85 DEGREES 57 MINUTES 59 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 138.68 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 87 DEGREES 48 MINUTES 11 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 85.48 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 04 MINUTES 06 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 92.13 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. A/K/A 21310 NW PARADISE LANE, ALTHA, FL 32421 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Calhoun County, Florida this 10th day of July, 2012. Clerk of the Circuit Court Calhoun County, Florida Ruth W. Attaway by: Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P. O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 MAT 08-10617 If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Court Administrafax (850) 747-5717 within two (2) working days of receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 1-800-955-8771. The above is to be published in the Calhoun Liberty Journal P. O. Box 536, Bristol, FL 32321. 7-18, 7-25 ________________________________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 [NO CHILLD OR FINANCIALL SUUPPORT] TO: Stephanie Nicole Johnson The Summit (Housekeeping), 8743 Thomas Dr., Panama City Beach, FL 32408 or 1022 Harvard Avenue, Panama City, FL 32405 Y YOUU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Dissolution of Maryou and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Shalene Grover, Esq., Attorney for Paul Anthony Gregory, whose address is 2872 Madison Street, Marianna, FL 32448 on or before August 18, the clerk of this Court at 10818 NW SR 20, P.O. Box 399, Bristol, FL 32321, before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. The action is asking the court to decide how the following real or personal property should be divided: None. Copies 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. Dated June 27, 2012 CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, Liberty County Florida, Robert Hill by: Vanell Summers Liberty County Deputy ClerkFlorida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.913(a)(2), Notice of Action For Family Cases With Minor Child(ren) (01/12).7-4, 7-11, 7-18, 7-25 ________________________________R&R Warehouses Notice of SaleOn July 30, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. CST, R&R Warehouses will dispose of the contents of thirteen (13) storage units from Blountstown and two (2) storage units from Bristol at 19300 SR 20W. Phone (850) 674-4700. The units are believed to contain household and/or personal property of the following tenants: Cachet Ash Marleen Attaway Verna Boutwell Alice Bray John Brigham Marie Coglund Reggie Cromartie Sally Cromartie Jody Dawson Bubba Johnson Coretha Jones Paul Mattice Cherlyn Morgan Letonya Reed Chandra Servant There will be a disposal of all units not paid in full by this date. THERE WILLLL BE NO AUUCTION! 7-18, 7-25 _______________________________IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: ESTATE OF DOUUGLLAS K. THOMAS, SR. Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of DOUGLAS K. THOMAS, SR., deceased, whose date of death was March 6, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for CALHOUN County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 20859 Central Avenue East, Blountstown, FL 32424. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against declaims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF TheHE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. this notice is 7-25-2012 and the date of the second publication of this notice is 8-1-2012. Attorney for Personal Representative: JONNA BOWMAN Attorney for Douglas Thomas Florida Bar Number: 151904 18831 State Road 20 West Blountstown, FL 32424 Telephone: (850) 237-2020 Fax: (850) 237-2023 Personal Representative: Douglas Thomas, Jr. 21225 West 197th Street Spring Hill, Kansas 660837-25, 8-1Stretch your advertising dollars by promoting your business with an advertisement in THE JOURNAL! JOB MARKET TELLOGIA POWER, LLLLC NEEDED (850) 379-8341 or fax resume to(850) 379-8677 16 people needed for one day Focus GroupSaturday, August 4 from 9 a.m. 5 p.m. Must be over 18 and a legal resident of Calhoun County. Professionals, students, laborers, house moms and dads, as well as unemployed encouraged to apply. Participants will listen to a presentation and then divide into two groups to discuss the presentation. You will then reconvene and give feedback to the presenters. This is NOT a sales presentation and no one will be selling anything! Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Pay is $10 an hour. If you are done before 5 p.m., you will still be paid until 5 p.m. If interested, please call (850) 273-2070 and ask for Vicki. Liberty County School Board JOB ANNOUUNCEMENTThe Liberty County School District currently has the following position open for the 2012-2013 school year. To view and apply for these positions, go to www.lcsbonline.org. Applications will be received from: July 24, 2012 August 2, 2012Teacher Allied Health AcademyAccountability is essential: The importance of assessments to Floridas public education systemTALLAHASSEE Florida must continue to embrace education in order to maintain the sig(CEPA). high standards and genuine accountunequalled in other states. hard-earned tax dollars. These educaand what needs to be changed, in order to more challenging coursework as soon ternational leader TaxWatch website at www.FloridaTaxWatch.org.

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JULY 25, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 31 Service Directory Whaley Heating & Air Conditioning (850) 674-4777FL LicIC. # CMC1249570 Accepting:R Is s s 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 That Darn PumpThere is never a convenient time to be without water.WeELLsS psa s(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, LLiberty & Jackson Counties LIBERTY TTIRE 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, C Lic# RM1416924Carrier Equipment Masters Farm Supply LS Tractor Equipment Committed To Quality Since 1973 (850) 762-3222 faxmasters7@fairpoint.net Dear Voters: I, Ray Howell, am seeking your vote and support for Clerk of Court of Calhoun County. This election could be one of the most important elections in the history of Calhoun County. A strong, knowledgeable be very instrumental in securing the best possible future for this county. Our county needs someone with the experience, knowledge and strong proven leadership qualities to lead us into the future. Calhoun County needs and deserves someone who has the best interests of the county and its citizens at heart. I am that candidate. ExperienceI have worked in and out of the 25 years. I was taught the workings from before the computer age and have actually assisted to the current technology. Having a knowledge of both systems gives me greater insight into K Through my association with Calhoun Liberty Abstract Company and our ments from as far back as the county has records until 1999, at which time the current documents went online. This includes all index records books, chancery orders, plats, etc. Every single public document that exists in the Calhoun County Clerk of L Leadership Clerk of Court needs a strong the countys funds. It needs someone who brings not only but someone who can communicate with the citizens and work with them. I have been a small business owner in Calhoun County for the past 21 years our county needs someone who has the best interests of the citizens of Calhoun County at heart. It needs someone who will work diliI, Ray Howell, am that someone. THE OFFICE OF CLERK OF COURT BELONGS TO THE PEOPLE OF CALHOUN COUNTY. IF YOU AGREE AND ARE CONCERNED FOR THE FUTURE OF CALHOUN COUNTY, PLEASE VOTE FOR RAY HOWELL FOR CLERK OF COURT, A VOTE FOR THE FUTURE OF CALHOUN COUNTY. Thank You for your support! RAY HOWELLFOR Clerk of Court Call Chris Nissley at 674-8081 or 643-8561 (Cell) STUmMP GRINDINGReasonable Rates & FreeREE Estimates! CLJNewsEWS.COM RADIO LLOCATORN CC SEALLED BIDSThe City of Bristol will receive sealed bids ration interested in providing pipeline locating equipment. A copy of the bid form can be obtained from the Bristol City Hall at 12444 NW Virginia G. Weaver Street, Bristol, FL 32321 or an electronic copy can be requested by phone at (850) 643-2261. Bids will be received until 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, on August 6, 2012 at Bristol City Hall, 12444 NW Virginia G. Weaver Street, Bristol, Florida 32321 or via US Mail at PO Box 207 Bristol, FL 32321, and will be opened and read aloud on August 6, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids. All Bids shall be submitted in an envelope clearly marked Sealed Bid Radio Locator. Please indicate on the envelope your company name and that this is a sealed bid. Two (2) original copies should be included. The City of Bristol reserves the right to waive informalities in any bid, to accept and/ or reject any or all bids, and to accept the bid that in their judgment will be in the best interest of the City. If you have any questions, please call Rocky Peddie at (850) 643-8408.

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