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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: 08-29-2012
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Bristol (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Liberty County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Liberty -- Bristol
Coordinates: 30.426944 x -84.979167 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in Sept. 1991.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 11, no. 38 (Sept. 18, 1991).
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.
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Preceded by: Weekly journal (Bristol, Fla.)

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Death by Chocolate....13 Obituaries....21 Legals.....22-27 Classieds....30, 31 Three take 11 1/2 ft gator...32 Sheriff's Log...2 Poker Run Sept. 8...4 Farm Bureau Banquet...8 News from the Pews...10 Liberty 4-H News...11 CLJNews.com WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29, 2012 Vol. 32, No. 35JOURNAL THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY 50INCLUDES TAX FDLE reports inconclusive nding in McLemore caseABOVE: A downed pine tree snagged electric lines as it fell across S.R. 20 Monday, causing a power outage of about three hours for Talquin Electric customers in Hosford and Bristol. on Chester Street. RIGHT: A crew caused the problem as the panhandle braced for the wind and rain expected as Tropical Storm Isaac slowly churned in the Gulf of Mexico heading toward New Orleans. PHIL COALE PHOT OSLiberty Countys Tait Shuler (#72) is sandwiched between two Chipley players while tackling the ball carrier in Fridays game. P AGE 16 by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorDid Tranum McLemore die by his own hand or was he killed? An investigation by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) resulted in the same answer for both questions: Inconclusive. The FDLE investigation does not was the victim of a homicide; however, it likewise cannot be conclusively determined that his death was a suicide, according to the two-paragraph summary in the report released Tuesday. Concerns were raised about the death of the middle-school football coach, the father of three young girls, whose marriage to their mother had already ended once in divorce. The two later reconciled but appeared to be heading for another split up. His widow, Winter McLemore, said she had put the girls to bed and she and Tranum were going to discuss the divorce the night of April 4. She said they got ready for bed and left one small lamp on as they began to talk peaceably about an equitable divorce. She said there was no warning when her husband suddenly started choking her. A short time later, she drove herself to entered the dispatchers room, crying and holding her reddened throat. Tranums body was facedown on the bloodied carpet at the foot of their bed. He had three bullet wounds. Shell casings recovered at the scene showed That night, the Liberty County death was a suicide. Im satisfied without a doubt in my mind that it was said a short time later. But questions about the investigation, including the fact that two members of the sheriffs office are Winters uncles, rumors of affairs by both of the McLemores and concerns about how evidence was handled at the scene of the shooting led to a request that the FDLE follow up with an investigation of their own.TWO POTENTIAL SUSPECTS ELIMINATEDThe FDLE investigation included extensive analysis of subpoenaed phone records, including those of Winter McLemore and two men with whom she admitted being involved with. She had exchanged hundreds of text messages with each of them. Both had alibis for the night of the shooting and were eliminated as potential suspects in McLemores death, according to the report. The report said Winter admitted being involved with one of the men since January 2012. The other relationship developed after her husbands death.CHILD MADE PHONE CALL AFTER FINDING BODYAfter looking into conflicting accounts about when Winter called her sister, Laurie Brandon, that night, the FDLE determined that it was Winters 10-year-old daughter who called her aunt at 9:22. Laurie told investigators she thought See McLEMORE on page 3 FWC seeking Florida panther sighting reportsP AGE 28 T wo OK after car runs into tree off CR 274 P AGE 12 DETOUR

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Emergency workers responding to a 9:53 a.m. report of an unresponsive person in a locked car with its motor still running found 48-year-old Diana L. Sumner slumped over the steering wheel of a 2004 Cadillac at the intersection of NW Charlie Johns Street and North Main Street in Blountstown Friday. Sumner failed to hear people yelling out to her and knocking repeatedly on the doors of her car. She came to after a deputy broke out a rear passenger side window. The driver then unlocked the doors and turned the motor off, allowing emergency medical workers to evaluate her. Sumner stated that she was heading to a home on SR 69 North when she stopped for the stop sign. She said she did not recall falling asleep. When Sgt. Jared Nichols noted that she appeared disoriented, Sumner said she had taken two Loratabs. Nichols decided against continuing field sobriety exercises and arrested her for DUI. She consented to a blood test and was taken to Calhoun-Liberty Hospital. She later stated that she had taken three Loratabs that morning, and said she had used the prescription medication for 14 years for degenerative discs in her back. She admitted having a similar incident in Panama City where she passed out behind the wheel of her car She was given a conditional release following her arrest. A 21-year-old Bristol man was charged with domestic battery after an altercation with his mother at their residence on Green Acres Road Saturday. The Liberty County that Spenser Faircloth was beating his mother. The victim, 43, said her son had been complaining a lot, which led to an argument. She said he came up behind her and pushed her, then grabbed her by the arm and began to shove her. She said he kept coming after her until she told him she was going to call the law. His mother said she walked out the front door and he apparently went out the back door and ran into the woods. Deputies searched the home and outlying area but About an hour later, Faircloth returned to his home and was taken into custody. The arrest caused him to violate his state probation. He is being held without bond in the Liberty County Jail. by a convicted felon after he allegedly pawned two guns, a .22 single-shot youth shot Kmart shotgun. Arrested was Josh Church, 37. According to the arrest report, Patrick Hagerman, 38, of Bristol had allowed Church to take two guns that belonged to his young sons. Church had been working with Hagerman and, according to the arrest report, the two men had argued and Church was asked to hold on to the residence. When Hagerman later asked that the guns be returned, he said Church told him they had been pawned to Ken Sumner for $60. Church said the guns were his and he planned to return to get them that Friday, according to Sumner. Church told a deputy he pawned the guns because Hagerman had not paid him. Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 29, 2012 ARREST REPORTS compiled by Journal Editor Teresa Eubanks Listings include name followed by charge and agency. The names above represent those charged. We remind our readers that all are presumed innocent until proven guilty.Blountstown Police Dept.Aug. 20 through Aug. 26, 2012 Citations issued: Accidents...............00 .................22 Special details Business alarms.....02 Residential alarms..........00 .............................................................112August 20 Mark McGill, child support, CCSO. August 21 Dannyelle Mari White, out of county warrant (Bay Co.), CCSO. August 22 Amanda Hamlin, VOP, CCSO. August 24 Dale Doty, DUI, FHP Diana Sumner, DUI, BPD. August 25 Felice Perez-Patino, no valid drivers license, CCSO. August 21 Dannyelle M. White, holding for CCSO, CCSO. August 22 Amanda Hamlin, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Patrick Hagerman, warrant (posfelon), LCSO. August 23 Janice Shiver, passing worthless bank checks, LCSO. August 24 Joshua Church, possession of a weapon by a felon, LCSO August 26 Diana Sumner, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Spencer Faircloth, battery (domestic), LCSO. Christopher Daniels, driving with license suspended or revoked, LCSO. Jessica Fulghum, warrant (Franklin) (domestic battery), LCSO We will be closed Sept. 3 for Labor DayBlountstown Drugs20370 Central Ave. W. BLOUNTSTOWN 674-2222 Thanks America, for all of your hard work in the ofce, in the eld, in the classroom, in the factory and beyond. Your efforts keep our country and our communities strong and we salute your commitment to a job well done. Have a safe and happy holiday. FREE ESTIMATES (850) 643-7062JOSH CHURCH SPENSER FAIRCLOTH DIANA SUMNER Bristol man charged with gun possession by a convicted felonBristol man arrested for attacking motherWoman charged with DUI after being found unconscious at stop sign

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AUGUST 29, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 3 THE Liberty County Courthouse will be CLOSED Monday, Sept. 3 in observance of LABOR DAYRobert Hill Clerk of the Court NO HIDDEN CHARGES: It is our policy that the patient and any other person responsible for payments has the right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed by payment or any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours or responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment.Cataracts?Freedom from Eye Glasses, Now a reality for many.Lee Mullis M.D. and Cataract SpecialistSmart Lenses SMDr. Mulliss Smart LensSM procedure can produce clear vision without eyeglasses.Close-up, Far away & In-between CALL TODAY for a Smart Lens Evaluation Mullis Eye Institute 4320 5th Ave. Marianna(2 Blks from Jackson Hospital)(850) 526-7775 or 1(800)769-3429 Heating & Air Conditioning FL LIC. # CMC1249570 (850) 674-4777Whaley Whaley RADIO FOOTBALL ON WYBT AND WPHKListen to football on WYBT and WPHK. This week.. it was Winter. When questioned, Laurie said the caller was hysterical and she could only understand the words arm and glass. She said she dropped the phone and rushed to her sisters house. Records showed that Winter later called her sister from an unrecorded line behind the dispatchers area at 9:30 p.m. The on-duty dispatcher said she had the impression Winter was leaving a message and heard her Come and get me. FDLE investigators reported that the McLemores oldest daughter said she was awakened by a noise described as the sound of a belt slapping the wall. According to the report, the youngster heard the sound of the house. Alone except for her two younger sisters, the 10-yearold went to her parents bedroom thought it was her mother. She called her aunt but never realized that the call had been answered. When interviewed by FDLE with a Child Protection Team, the little girl said after seeing her youngest sister crying in the hallway and put her back in bed. She told investigators she was praying she would be able to tell her aunt what had happened and hoped that she would be able to MISSING MONEYLCSO Investigator Brian Bateman confirmed that approximately $35,000 was found in the glove box of Tranums vehicle immediately after his death, according to the FDLE. Winter said Tranum had gotten a check for almost $30,000 after cashing out a CD at their bank without her knowledge. She said that there was around $6,000 in cash in the glovebox, along with the check. She said he had been taking small amounts of money from their joint bank account over the past few months because he knew we were getting a divorce. Winter later told FDLE her oldest daughter said she had seen the money in her fathers truck earlier but never mentioned it to her, fearing it might start an argument. No one seems to know what happened to the money. There was no documented report of this money in reports provided by to FDLE. When asked about the money Tuesday, Conyers said, Nothing of evidence was found in the truck. We didnt seize anything.THE GUNThe weapon used in Tranums death was reportedly found under his leg and was removed before FDLE arrived that night. LCSO Sgt. Jamie Shiver had a deputy document the guns location by taking a photo with a cell phone since no one had a camera at the scene. He said he removed the gun because he thought it was cocked and potentially dangerous. The gun, a P95 Ruger semiautomatic pistol, was owned by Tranum and had been used by held by the Blountstown Police gun during class; DNA from both was found on the pistol, according to FDLE. PHOTOS OF THE SCENE The crime scene photographs taken by the FDLE Crime with the photographs taken by the LCSO, according to the FDLE report. The FDLE photographs on his stomach with his left leg bent upward, and no firearm was observed to be present. The photographs taken by LCSO show Tranum lying on his stomach with his left leg bent back and touching the right leg.NO DECEPTION FOUND DURING POLYGRAPHFDLE found no deception was indicated when Winter took a polygraph test on June 27. The test included only three questions, which Winter reviewed in advance: shooting of Tranum? shoot Tranum? information about the shooting of Tranum? The report indicated she answered negative to all three questions and the test administrator said he believed she was telling the truth.WAS CHILD COACHED?On May 30, the McLemores 10-year-old daughter was interviewed and gave what investigators felt were very inconsistent answers. When asked about her relationship with her father, she replied that she had not really bonded with him, but said he denied seeing anything serious going on between her parents but did see them arguing about money. She said the afternoon of April 4, her father took her to McDonalds. She said he took his drivers license out, cut his photo out of it and handed it to her, stating, If anything happens, this is yours. When asked what it meant, she said she didnt know but that her father always said, Spend every day like its the last. Both an FDLE investigator and an investigator with the Florida Division of Children and Family agreed that it appeared the youngster had been coached on what to say. TWO BROTHERS CONCERNS Conyers said he stands behind his original determination that McLemores death was a suicide. The biggest critic of the McLemores brother, Klenton McLemore of Dothan, AL, who an independent investigation. He is adamant that his brother did not take his own life and alleges there were multiple accounts of crime scene contamination. Klenton McLemore said that just days before his brothers death, Tranum related to three different friends that he would never kill himselfhe loved his kids too much to ever not be able to be with them. He said that Tranum told those friends that if anyone ever said he had killed himself, it would not be true. The FDLE report found that every one of Klentons allegations were false or unsubstantiated, said LCSO Major Steve Swier. In response to some of the brothers allegations, the FDLE report concluded: that Winter McLemore received special treatment because she had relatives working with the LCSO. phone activity between Winter McLemore and her uncle, LCSO Major Dussia Shuler, The FDLE determined that Shuler was 56 miles away in Ebro at the time of McLemores death. He arrived at the scene at 9:48 p.m., according to the LCSO crime scene log. Winter hugged her husbands body and was allowed to shower right after the shooting. Klenton McLemore challenged the sequence of gunshot wounds as reported by the sheriff. The FDLE report concluded, The crime scene evidence cannot substantiate an exact scenario as to how the gunshots occurred. Opinion has been expressed by the exact sequence of gunshots The medical examiners firing a shot into his left arm before putting the gun to the right fatal shot. A third shot to his leg was explained as an accidental discharge from the gun as he fell Soon after the shooting, another McLemore brother, Scott McLemore who is an attorney in Houston, TX, said, Im not a ballistics expert, but the sequence of shots is extremely disturbing and sounds almost impossible to me.CASE CLOSEDThe FDLE report ended by stating the investigation was closed but added: In the event that new evidence is presented or becomes available at some point in the future, the FDLE will examine any such information and make a determination regarding the reopening of this investigation. McLEMORE INVESTIGATION CONTINUED FROM THE FRONT P AGE

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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 AUGUST 29, 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! 5,303 Wednesday, August 29 Adult Dance, 8-12 p.m. at the Legion Hall in Blountstown Monday, September 3 Tuesday, September 4 Sunday, September 2 Saturday, September 1 Thursday August 30 Friday, August 31TODAYS MEETINGS 7 p.m., Altha VFD AA, 6 p.m., Altha Community Center 2 p.m., Ag. Bldg., Conference Rm, across from Courthouse 6 p.m., Fire House 7 p.m. (CT), Dixie Lodge in Btown Action Group, 6 p.m., St. Paul AME Church in Blountstown 7 p.m., Apalachee RestaurantTODAYS MEETINGS7 p.m., Veterans Civic Center 6 p.m., Altha Community Center 5-8 p.m. (CT), WT Neal Civic Center, Blountstown 7 p.m., Field HouseTODAYS MEETINGS, noon, Calhoun-Liberty Hospital 7 p.m., Calhoun County Old Ag Bldg. east door, in front of jailTODAYS MEETINGS AA, 7 p.m., basement of Calhoun County CourthouseLCHS Dawgs vs. Graceville Away at 8 p.m. (ET) B-town Tigers vs. Holmes Co. Home at 7 p.m. (CT) 272, 2 p.m., Legion Hall in BlountstownBIRTHDAYS ~ Oneta Larkin, Carmen Foran, Joey Peacock, James Kelley and Karen Solomon Dudley BIRTHDAYS Sandra Brown, Kimberly Hardy, Katrina Lane, Kathy Knight, Derry Bowden, Helen Larkins & Ron WorrellFire Departments will host annual Poker Run Sept. 8The Calhoun County Fire Departments are hosting their second Annual Poker Run on Saturday, Sept. 8. Registration starts at 9 a.m. at Mossy Pond Volunteer Fire Department, located on 7128 NW Porter Grade Road with last rider out at 10 a.m. and ending at Westside Volunteer Fire Department with the last rider in at 1 p.m. There is an entry fee of $20, the second rider is $10 and you can increase your chances at a better hand for $5. The best poker hand wins $100 and the worst hand gets $50. There will be T-shirts available for sale. At the end of the run there will be food, door prizes and more, so come out and help Hope to see everyone at this fantastic event! A free Diabetes Prevention Program is being offered as a once a week class in Bristol. Throughout the program a trained lifestyle coach will give participants the help and support they need to make and sustain lifestyle changes to prevent type two diabetes. Program topics include strategies for: Plus, participants receive tools to help them monitor activity patterns and eating habits to assist them in achieving success. Free cookbooks and other giveaways are included in these tools. Diabetes prevention is possible, power ful and proven. If you are at risk, register 5 p.m. (ET) at Veterans Memorial Civic Center.BIRTHDAYS Joanne Rankin Stephanie Doran James Tyson Goodman BIRTHDAYS Scott Copeland Toby Garnett The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Liberty County. The course is at the Woodmen of the World Road in Hosford. Instruction is Saturday, Students must complete the Internet course before coming to class and bring a copy of to be notarized. An adult must accompany children unencouraged to bring a pencil and paper with them to take notes. The hunter safety course is required for people born on or after June 1, 1975, to purchase a Florida hunting license. The requirements for all other states and Canadian provinces. People interested in attending this course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling hunter safety coordinator George Warthen at the Diabetes program beginning Thursday reunion Sept. 8The Matthew-Baggett reunion will be held at Four Mile Creek in Clarksville Saturday, September 8. Lunch will be at 12 p.m. Come and bring a covered dish of food and a drink. If you have any questions, call Doris Laramore Donations sought for restoration projectMain Street Organization of Blountstown and Keep Calhoun Beautiful, Inc. have recently formed a partnership to propose the construction of a Gazebo complex on Magnolia Square in downtown Blountstown. Attached to the gazebo by means of a breeze-way would be ladies and mens bath and dressing rooms which would be handicapped accessible. Each Blountstown City Council mem ber has had the opportunity to review the proposed project, ask questions and offer suggestions. We have had an overwhelming positive response from the council. The proposed project will be presented at the regularly scheduled meeting of the city council on Sept. 11 for their further consideration. With our local economy and low income population we feel that such a facility would add to the social-economic climate of our community. We have a wealth of talent in our community and this would provide a venue for festivals, talent shows, concerts, weddings, movies on the square etc. With the cost of fuel, it is not feasible for many of our citizens to travel to other locations that provide entertainment and the camaraderie that this would afford. The design for the project is already in place. The majority of the funding has been procured by donations from local organizations and individuals; however we are in need of additional funding. We are asking individuals, local businesses, and businesses that are patronized by our citizens to consider donating to this worthy project. All donations will be properly recognized in a permanent place at the gazebo. This will allow you as an individual or business to be acknowledged for your generosity and concern for our community. For further information, contact (850)

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AUGUST 29, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 5 EVENTS Chipola Artist Series tickets available onlineMARIANNA For the TIRE FLATPROOFING DN# P11000082335 LIBERTY TIRE C MPANY NO DOWNTIME Now available at...Art Alive 2012 exhibit

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America is a divided camp. A polit ical civil war is underway. The South (Republicans) against the North (Liberals). This war is not about captur ing land and cities. This war is about capturing the hearts and minds of people. On the second Tuesday in November 2012, the winner of this political fray will decide Americas future. This is not just another election to maintain the status quo. There is no status quo in a divided America. This election will determine if the Republican Party, controlled by right-wing extremists, gains control of the reins of government and continues their lurch to the right. I long for the days when rational Republicans and Democrats would compromise and take care of Amer icas business. Unfortunately, rational Republican politicians are no more. They are doing their best to burn down Washington as General Sherman burned Atlanta. Where are Republican Senators like Bob Dole and Howard Taft when we need them? They have been replaced by Tea Party hacks whose only interest is to defeat President Obama and bring America to its knees. Of course, all in the interest of saving America. The Democrats are not without some criticism for this sorry state of affairs. ObamaCare was a great idea, President Obama is perceived as out of touch with the economy. He inherited a very bad economic situation. He inherited an economy that was and still is in the hopper, system that was coming unglued. In my view, President Obama would have been better served to have focused on priming the economic pump, but too late. Now what? In spite of right-wing blather, government does create jobs. Government at all levels fund infrastructure projects, like paving highways, building an overpass ramp at an intersection near my local airport. NASA is funding the private company Space X to resupply the international space station. creates jobs. With the threat of closing down military bases in Florida, Governor Scott wrote to the DoD and Congress asking for protection for Florida military bases and the revenue that they generate. In hindsight, if Obama had been able to really stimulate the economy with construction jobs then the economy might be improving more rapidly. About a third of the $800 billion stimulus program was tax breaks for workers. If not renewed, these tax breaks will end at the end of the year, which will take more revenue out of the marketplace. Republicans have been waging war on just about everything. They have a full court press to restrict womens rights. They are obsessed with abor tion. Some things cant be resolved in the best interest of all parties. Abortion is one of those issues. Gay rights is another. Republican state legislatures have proposed over 160 laws to restrict a womans right to healthcare. Representative Todd Akin, running for the senate from Missouri, gave us his version of legitimate rape. He then demonstrated that in a rape, a womans body would shut down and protect her from becoming pregnant. The irony is that Akin and vice presidential hopeful, Paul Ryan, proposed a federal law that would ban abortion in all cases, including rape and incest. While Akin has been taken to the woodshed over his ignorant remarks, Paul Ryan, Romneys selection for vice president, and Akin are joined at the hip on this no exceptions for abortion for any type of rape. Of course, the Republican political platform also calls for no exception for abortion for any type of rape. Because of their Neanderthal attitude toward abor tion under any circumstance, I dont know why any woman would vote for Romney and Ryan. But, a mother and daughter, both supporters of Todd Akin in Missouri said in a radio interview that there should be no exception for abortion. I wondered what the mother or daughter would do if either of them were raped and impregnated. It would be a test of their ideological beliefs. My view, forcing a woman to carry a child of a rapist to term is barbaric. But, extremist Republicans like Paul Ryan would force women to do just that. Romneys energy plan is to burn more coal and oil. No great ideas from Mitt on clean energy that doesnt pollute the air we breathe. But, the energy companies own him. He will do their bidding. Mitts foreign policy: Remain in Afghanistan. Do Israels bidding. Attack Syria. Start another 10-year war in the Middle East. Threaten China. Mitts immigration policy: Force about 10 million people to self-deport. on their own. Dont worry, be happy, the job creators will take care of you. Mitts healthcare plan: You get a voucher. Figure it out for yourself. Good luck. What is the future of America? On the morning of November 13, 2012, we will know. Americans will have made their choice. Page 6 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 29, 2012 COMMENTARYCORNERJerry Cox is a retired military OXS Late Night LaughsA RECAP OF RECENT OBSER V ATIONS BY LATE NIGHT TV HOSTS.Theyre worried that Tropical Storm Isaac could hit Florida during the Republican convention. But Florida is ready for it. Thanks to President Obamas economic policies, many businesses down there are already boarded up. JAY LENOFormer New York Giant Michael Strahan will replace Regis Philbin as Kelly Ripas permanent co-host. Of course it gets kind of weird when you hear that Regis was actually traded to the Giants. JIMMY F ALLONMitt Romney and Hurricane Isaac have something in common. They can both change directions at any moment. JAY LENOThe Obama campaign announced that theirs will via text message. The president is hoping its a way to engage grass-roots supporters to give money. A friend of mine tried to donate money and ended up voting for Sanjaya. JIMMY KIMMELAt a campaign stop in V irginia, Joe Biden said he is such a NASCAR fan, he said, Id trade being vice president in a heartbeat for winning Daytona. To which President Obama said, Deal! JAY LENOPresident Obamas supporters can now text the word GIVE to donate up to $50 to his campaign, although its frustrating when autocorrect keeps changing it to Fix the economy. JIMMY F ALLONHappy birthday to gold medalist sprinter Usain Bolt. He turned 26 last week. You know the sad thing? His world record time has already been broken by Republicans running away from Missouri Congressman Todd Akin. JAY LENOA new report found that full-frontal nudity on prime-time TV has increased 6,000 percent over the last year. Especially on that one sitcom, The Fresh Prince Harry. JIMMY F ALLONThe Mars Rover Curiosity has sent back images of some odd things on the surface of Mars, and some people think they could be UFOs. Heres my question. If were on the surface of Mars, arent we the UFO? JAY LENONew research has found that people who wake up early are more productive than people who sleep in. Or as Congress put it, Whoa, is it noon already? JIMMY F ALLONAccording to a new study, eating egg yolks after the age of 40 is as bad for you as smoking. Let me tell you something. If you are stupid enough to eat a 40-year-old egg yolk, you get what you deserve. JAY LENOMissouri Congressman Todd Akin has some interesting views on health. I think hes in a little hot water. Penn State took down his statue today. DA VID LETTERMANNude photos popped up on the Internet of what appears to be Prince Harry having a big naked party in Las V egas. This has caused quite a commotion in London. But Id be disappointed if my prince WASNT having naked parties in V egas. JIMMY KIMMEL More magazines are actually photo-shopping their models to make them look heavier. When models heard that they were like, Or you could just let us eat. JIMMY F ALLONMaking a choice in November

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AUGUST 29, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 7 COMMENTARY WASHINGTONMERRY-GO-ROUNDby Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift Akin rubs off on RyanWASHINGTON It was one of those comments that broke through all the clutter, changing the calculus of a critical Senate race and upending the carefully planned rollout of Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan. It almost doesnt matter whether Missouri Rep. Todd Akin is able to ride out the initial reaction to his assertion that in cases of legitimate rape, a womans body can shut down to prevent pregnancy, he is walking dead, politically speaking. The Republican campaign committees are cutting off his money and his party has turned against him. He let the Missouri state party to easily name a successor and hes apologized for what he calls his ill-chosen words. He meant to say forcible rape, a phrase that he and his House Republican colleagues favor because it would nar row the exceptions where abortion is allowed by excluding what are in their minds more ambiguous situations like date rape. Whatever becomes of Rep. Akin, he has already had a negative impact on how his partys vice-presidential nominee is regarded. Ryans chief attribute is his friendly, non-threatening demeanor, which at least in theory allows him to deliver strong opinions without making voters uneasy. The jury is out on that theory when it comes to Medicare and Ryans insistence that turning health care for seniors into a voucher program is necessary to save it for future generations. Now Ryans persona is facing another test as womens groups and the Obama campaign point out that Ryan holds the same views as Akin and that their voting records are identical on legislative proposals that seek to curb abortion rights. Ryan and Akin were coauthors of the legislative ible rape. Like Akin, Ryan opposes exceptions for rape and incest. The Republican convention opens this week in Tampa and the partys platform endorses a Human Life Amendment to the Constitution that would prohibit abortion in all instances, including rape and incest. Republican nominee Mitt Romney supports the amendment and his partys platform but his presidential race has been based on the assumption that the election would be about the economy and job creation and that social issues like abortion would not be a focus for voters. the same policies elevates the issue of abortion to center stage, at least for now. The media will scrutinize the agenda Republicans have pushed on Capitol Hill, bringing unwanted attention to the national ticket about what their party supports. Senator Rand Paul, R-Kent., recently a Personhood amendment to the Constitution that would declare life begins at conception and confer full rights on a fetus from the moment of conception. Romney has strongly condemned Akins remarks and said that he in no way supports him, but it will be more since he shares them. Akin may have said legitimate when he meant forcible, but it is a distinction without a difference and many if not most voters will react negatively to both Akins made-up science and his attempt to separate out rape situations that should require a woman to carry a pregnancy to term versus those where he would concede a wrong has been done. history, but the Romney-Ryan ticket will pay the price. Romney picked a vice president to rally the GOPs conservative base and that means embracing views that many voters see as more radical than anything they could have imagined.

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Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 29, 2012 SUWANNEE COUNTY Theyre here!! Theyre here!! North Florida Animal Rescue announces the availability of barn cats from the Caboodle Cat Cats have been the answer to rodent contami A special adoption fee of $10 is available for these A best friend for your barn FARM BUREAU BANQU ETT OP NAMES FOR DOGS AND CA TS Oftentimes pet owners turn to the movies or CATS 1. Lucy 2. Midnight 3. Bella 4. Molly 5. Smokey 6. Tiger 7. Oreo 8. Max 9. Princess 10. Charlie DOGS 1. Buddy 2. Max 3. Daisy 4. Bella 5. Lucy 6. Jack 7. Molly 8. Charlie 9. Sadie 10. Rocky Raymond Russell, above right, welcomes guests at Thursdays annual Lib erty County Farm Bureau Banquet, held at Veterans Memorial Civic Center in Bristol. Farm Bureau members gathered to enjoy a meal together as well as a chance to catch up with friends and neighbors. DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTOS

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AUGUST 29, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 9 ROAD BLOCK Log trucks seem to jam up as they try to make the detour turn onto Chester Street in Hosford Monday after a pine tree fell across a power line and onto SR 20. Power company employees are seen next to the debris as it is being removed from the road. PHIL COALE PHOT OCalhoun Chamber offers lower rate for individuals in new membership termThe 2012-13 member ship term for the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce begins Oc tober 1, 2012 and will run through Sept. 30, 2013. The Chamber is now offering a new option at a lower annual rate that encourages individuals to join the organization. Individual membership will now be $25 per person, per year. Business membership remains at $150 annually ship is $75 per year. The attempt to increase individual membership was discussed by the Chamber board of directors at their strategic planning session in the spring. With so many retired or stay at home parents, they recognized an untapped source of people who may have time available and want to stay engaged in their community, but arent sure where to begin. Joining the Chamber of Commerce to help support the community is a wonderful way to help strengthen the foundation of the organization, while helping build a more sustainable and successful community. Any individual, busiganization interested in Chamber of Commerce membership can receive more information by emailing Kristy@cal hounco.org, calling (850) 674-4519, or visiting the Chamber website at www.calhounco.org.Couple share their experiences discovering national parks & write book to encourage minorities to embrace conservationTALLAHASSEE The Magnolia Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society is pleased to present a special program on expanding diversity in the conservation community Thursday evening, Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. at FSU. How can we we experience in daily life so that we can have more common experiences of awe and connectedness? Special guest Audrey Peterman will share some of the successful strategies that are being used to illustrate our common humanity as a means of assuring our common sustainable future. Audrey Peterman is President and Cofounder of Earthwise Productions, Inc., a consulting connecting Americans of color with the environmental move ment. Since taking a 12,000-mile, 40-state, round-the country road trip in 1995 with her husband Frank and discovering our National Park System, Audrey has been a passionate advocate for the preservation of the national parks and our public lands. Finding that the parks were practically devoid of visitors from among prominent racial and ethnic groups such as Latinos or African Americans, the Petermans were inspired to help redress this condition. In the intervening years, Earthwise has generated multiple stories in media ranging from the African American-focused National Newspaper Publishers Association and the Tom Joyner Morning Show to Audubon magazine and MSNBCs Weekends with Alex Witt. From Wall Street to small rural neighborhoods, the Petermans are credited with making millions aware of the National Park System and its relevance to their lives. As a member of a minority group, Audrey knows how to align the values in her community including spirituality and love of nature with the need to protect landscapes large and small. The Petermans have been intimately connected with the effort to restore the Florida Everglades and were presented with the George Barley Award in 1997 to celebrate their book, Legacy on the Land: A Black Couple Discover Our National Inheritance and Tells Why Every American Should Care, will be available for sale at the meeting. It details their observations of the challenges and oppor tunities inherent in expanding the environmental movement.The purpose of the Florida Native Plant Society is to promote the preser vation, conservation and restoration of the native plants and native plant communities of Florida. For more information about this program or the Florida Native Plant Society visit magnolia.fnpschapters.org or call (850) 663-4361. Additional sponsors making this program possible are Native Nurseries, the Apalachee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association and the Big Bend Environmental Forum. Monthly meetings and programs of the Magnolia Thursday of the month and are open to the public, free of charge. Meetings begin at 7 p.m. at the FSU campus, King Life Sciences Building, Rm 1024 in Tallahassee. Directions may be found at magnolia.fnpschapters.org. Parking is also free. Thank You For Your Vote & SupportI appreciate and thank you Liberty County for all of your support during the Primary Election. Please Vote Logan E. Kever on Nov. 6 for School Board District 1 HADLEIGH ELIZABETH BAILEYHadleigh Elizabeth Bailey Monday, August 27. She is the daughter of Heidi Bailey of Altha. Her grandparents are Howard and Laura Bailey of Altha and David and Tammy Lister of Wewahitchka. She enjoys eating, dancing, watching Baby First T.V. and playing with her big cousin, Cayson. She celebrated with a Look Whoos One owl birthday party. birthday

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Page 10 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 29, 2012 Buy Rite Drugs CustomerPROGRAMBeginning Sept. 1Come in and register 100 FREE points The more you SHOP the more you EARNACCEPTING NEW PA TIENTSLaban Bontrager, DMD www.bristoldentalclinic.com DENTURE LAB ON PREMISESSame-Day Service on Repairs & Relines Bristol Dental ClinicMonica Bontrager, DMD Goat Day Barnyard Olympics to include dairy & meat goat showGoat Showing Clinic Sept. 8 Notes of Thanks Sincerely, The Butch Tharpe Family Sincerely, Pastor Michael Murray NEWS FROM PEWS THEFlorida Astronaut Challenge registration Jehovahs Witness assembly to be held this weekend in Panama CityCONNECTIONS FELLOWSHIP Worship and baptism at Wakulla Springs Sunday

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AUGUST 29, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 11 LIBERTY 4-H Beginning sewing class Sept. 10The UF/IFAS, Liberty Liberty County 4-H expands with clubs, classes & camps Oktoberfest Arts & Crafts sale set up your wallet by listing your unused items for sale in The Journal Classieds EMAIL: thejournal@fairpoint.net Miss a story? Catch up online at CLJNews.com

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Page 12 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 29, 2012 On November 6 TH Vote for and Elect Paid by Richmond Pitts, NPA, for Tax CollectorRICHMONDPITTSFOR CALHOUN COUNTYT AX COLLECT OR If elected as your T ax Collector I plan to: Thank you and I would appreciate your vote and support! I want to say Thank you to the citizens of Liberty County for your trust in me to serve as your next Superintendent of Schools! I am truly blessed and honored to have been selected to represent and serve you and the children of our county. This has been a dream of mine for many years, and I promise that I will not disappoint you. I pledge to always do what is in the best interest of children and will work dili gently to put our school district on the map as a model for the state and the nation. FREE COOKOUTSaturday, Sept. 8 from 5-7 p.m.BRISTOL BOAT LANDINGEveryone is invited! Lets celebrate our victory and show appreciation for your support. Scott Phillips will be honored at this event as well and all other candidates and newly elected zens. Wings, mullet, pilau, and side dishes will be served. If you are interested in helping with this celebration, please email me at: uzzellg@yahoo.com. As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. ~ John F. KennedyThank You Two Panama City men in a midday accident Saturday in Calhoun County when they collided with a tree. The impact totaled the 2002 Honda and left part of the cars bumper hanging from a high limb and other debris from the vehicle scattered on the ground. According to the Florida Highway Patrol report, William Henry Fischer, 27, was driving eastbound on CR 274 faster than the posted limit. He lost control of the car, which then began swerving and then ran sideways onto the eastbound shoulder. The car overturned numerous times before coming to rest in the woods on its roof. The crash was investigated by Trooper G.P. Jackson, who cited Fischer for careless driving. Both Fischer and his passenger, William Christopher Ketchum, also 27, were wearing seatbelts. They were taken to Bay Medical Center to be treated for their happened one half mile west of Church Street. RIGHT: A section of the cars bumper is shown hanging from the top of the tree, which bears the marks of the impact with the car. DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTOS Two OK after car hits tree

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AUGUST 29, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 13 Death by CHO COLATEEvent raises $6,300 for Calhoun Senior Citizens Association DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOT OSChipola College Summer Deans list announcedMARIANNA Dr. Sarah Clemmons, senior vice president of Instruction at Chipola College, commends some 200 students who made the Deans List for academic achievement during the Summer I and II Terms 2012. To be placed on the Deans List, a student must take six or more semester hours of courses and make an average of 3.25 (B+) to 4.0 (A) in all courses. Local students who made perfect averages of 4.0straight As include: ALTHA Liam Brantley-Curl, Justin Godwin, Tiffany Hill, Katrina Messer, James Sellers, Stephanie Shelton, Justin Terry BLOUNTST OWN Mitchell Darnell, Robert Deason, Cassidy Gurliaccio, W illiam H olmes, Jr., Casey Johnson, H ailey Moravek, Dora Mosley, Mark Shuler, Sharlyn Smith BRIST OL Phyllis Reddick, Carly Sapp, Ashley Sikes, Emily Whittaker CLARKSVILLE Jesse H all, Robert Johns, Faith Plazarin, John Tharpe; Local students who earned grade point averages ranging from 3.25(B+) to 3.99 (A) and their hometowns include: ALTHA Seth Alderman, Tiffany Hill, Maranda Middleton, Steve Yoder, Jr. BLOUNTST OWN Clarissa Cooper, Kenneth Edwards, Whitney H alley, Mary McClellan, Sharlyn Smith BRIST OL Schelbie Anders, Auslinn Shuler, Ashley Sikes, Emily Whittaker KINARD April RichCaitlin Sanders graduates from Savannah College of Art and DesignSA V ANNAH GA Caitlin Sanders of Blountstown recently graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). Sanders earned a BFA degree in Performing Arts. The Savannah College of Art and ited institution conferring bachelors and masters degrees to prepare talented students for professional careers. As the most comprehensive art and design university in the U nited States, SCAD offers more than 40 majors and more than 50 minors at distinctive locations in Savannah and Atlanta, GA, in Hong Kong, in Lacoste, France and online through SCAD eLearning. SCAD has more than 20,000 alumni and offers an exceptional education and unparalleled career preparation. The diverse student body, consisting of more than 10,000 students, comes from all 50 United States and nearly 100 countries worldwide. For more information, visit scad. edu.Tables were covered with a tempting array of other imaginable way to use chocolate at Thursdays fundraiser for the Calhoun County Senior Citizens. Approximately 270 guests gathered at the W.T. Neal Civic Center for an all you can eat buffet full of chocolate treats, which were donated by board members, volunteers and the staff of the senior citizens association. The top auction item was a stay at a Mexico Beach house, which went to Margaret Warren with her bid of $1,475. Yolanda Cheesmon and Maxine Jackson, shown below, were among the servers volunteering their time. The money raised will be used for matching grants and in-home services.

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Page 14 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 29, 2012 OUTDOORS Hwy. 20 West Blountstown 674-8784CITY TIRE CO.MV5496 It is labour indeed that puts the difference on everything. ~John Locke, 1690We will be closed Monday, Sept. 3 in observance of Labor Day. To Our Liberty County and City of BristolWASTE PRO CUST OMERSThere will be no changes to your solid waste collection for the Labor Day Holiday on Monday, September 3rd. All services will be completed on your normal scheduled day.Waste Pro would like to thank you and wish you all a happy and safe holiday. Sept. 1 marks 75th year of Wildlife & Sport Fish Restoration Programby Kenneth Wright, Chairman FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSIONThe Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program turns 75 this September. It is likely you havent even heard of this program, but people everywhere conservation should be celebrating this anniversary. Without question, this is one of the most highly succonservation programs in our nations history. It all began back in 1937 when hunters, joining with vendors of hunting equipment, approached the U.S. Congress to collect revenue from the sale of outdoor equipment and products to be used solely for the enhancement of wildlife conservation. Wildlife Restoration funds have been critical to establishing healthy populations and habitats for many wildlife species, including the wild turkey, white-tailed deer and black bear just to name a few. These funds are essential to providing broader access and opportunities for public hunting and wildlife viewing, monitoring wildlife populations, conducting practical wildlife research, providing hunter education, acquiring key wildlife habitats and developing public shooting ranges. Sport Fish Restoration funds are used to provide broader access constructing boat ramps, docks educational programs targeting habitats. Not only is September the 75th anniversary of the Restoration Fund, but September 1 is also one ing days. What a great opportunity to introduce a non-angler to the the Fishing Capital of the World and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is proud to be partners with all of the sportsmen, businesses and government agencies that help keep it that way. from hunters and anglers and the life conservation and then back to everyone who enjoys our plentiful remember that forward-thinking pioneers established the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program. It indeed forms a strong circle of stewardship and support by any other conservation program in the world. So, if you are out enjoying a day observing wildlife and you come across a hunter or angler, then offer your thanks for their leading role in conservation. They deserve major credit for the rich diversity enjoy today. Political Advertisement paid for and approved by Marie Goodman, Democrat for Tax Collector 2012-2013 Marie GOODMAN RE-ELECT Liberty Co. Tax Collector F O RFor more information visit: www.myfwc.com FWC to discuss Statewide Nusiance Alligator Program at meeting in Tampa on Sept. 5 & 6The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will meet Sept. 5 and 6 in Tampa to discuss the Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program; gopher tortoise, panther and falconry issues; the anchoring and mooring program; marine life and management of Atlantic sea bass and The meeting, which is open to the public, will be at the Doubletree Hotel located on 4500 W. Cypress St. in Tampa, FL 33607. Both sessions start at 8:30 a.m. After review of consent agenda items, Executive Director Nick Wiley will present a report. Division of Hunting and Game Management staff will follow him with a report on the Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program, after which staff from the Division of Habitat and Species Conservation will discuss the conceptual framework for imperiled species management and provide information on panther population assessment and range expansion. Also Sept. 5, Commissioners will decide whether to move forward with revision of the FWCs Gopher Tortoise Management Plan. The proposed document is a revision of the 2007 Gopher Tortoise Management Plan and is intended to guide the continued recovery of the gopher tortoise through 2022. To ensure that falconry can continue in Florida, the Commission will consider draft rule amendments to FWC rules pertaining to falconry, wildlife rehabilitation and other falconry-related issues, because the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is relinquishing to the states its share of permitting responsibility. action Sept. 5 is the latest component of a statewide anchoring and moor ing pilot program. Staff will present a review of a proposed ordinance regulating the anchoring or mooring of non-live-aboard vessels outside the marked boundaries of public mooring sion approval is necessary before the ordinance can be enforced. On Sept. 6, FWC Commissioners including updates from the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council and the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council meetings; Atlantic black sea bass management changes; and provisions for restrictedspecies endorsement exemptions for veterans. The Commission will consider draft rule changes to black sea bass management in Atlantic state waters. The proposed change would modify size and bag limits, and commercial harvest and harvesting gear requirements. The Commission also will conthree commercial license exemptions that will assist Floridas veterans wishing to enter into the commercial After deliberating the FWCs strategic plan, budget issues and legislative proposals, Commissioners will hear an update on tarpon, game how they might affect some Florida All people who request to speak at a Commission meeting will be allowed items not on the agenda, according to established guidelines. For the full agenda, links to background reports and information about the Sept. 5 and 6 Commission meeting, go to MyFWC.com/Com mission. Any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting should notify the agency

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AUGUST 29, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 15 They Are Crawling and They Will Bite!Some Safety TIPSBe aware of your surround 1. ings when trekking through the woods Wear a pair of boots in the 2. woods Keep your lawn mowed 3. Clean debris from your yard 4. Be careful when clean 5. pots. Watch for snakes at the riv6. er on limbs, on the bank, in stumps and in the water. Be careful walking barefoot 7. at night. Calhoun Liberty HOSPITAL20370 NE Burns Ave. Blountstown(850) 674-5411Sponsored as a Public Service by BEWARE! Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake Cottonmouth Moccasin be closed Monday, Sept. 3 in observance of Labor Day. If you have any questions, SPECIAL TY POSTS Flat Face FACT ORY SECONDS6'6" Posts, Top Size, under 2" 2-3" 3-4" 4-5" 5"+ ITEMS SUBJECT TO A V AILABILITY Liberty Post & Barn Pole Inc.Dempsey Barron Road, Bristol (Off Hwy. 12 N) Phone (850) 643-5995WE'VE GOT THE FENCE POSTS JIM McCLELLANs Calhoun County native Jim McClellan grew generations of his family has enjoyed. He lives in Pensacola. He is sharing a few of his columns from his blog with Journal readers.Launching a boatSome helpful, hard-earned wisdom for When I was 16 and had a newly minted drivers license, my father let me take his boat down to Iamonia Lake to go hunting with my friend Curt Capps. Id been driving since I was about 12, so that part was no problem. What I had never done before was back a boat trailer down a ramp. What followed was a series of stops and starts, yelling and cussing, along with riotous laughter from Clubhouse, who were wellknown for showing neither mercy nor any inclination to help in situations like this. Curt, who was about as strong as four normal huhitched the boat trailer from the truck and walked it down to the waters edge. Now, just back the truck down to the trailer, he said. Ill hook it back up when youre at the water. Our solution was elegant in its simplicity. Plus, it shut up the peanut gallery and allowed us to go hunting in peace. When we came back, we repeated the procedure with the empty trailer. It was brilliant, we thought. One person who did not appreciate our ingenuity, however, was my father. When word got back to him, he was livid. Forgetting that he had raised four other sons, he was pretty sure he had spent hours teaching me to do this. I know darn well I showed you how to back a trailer, he said. (Daddy sometimes had what I like to refer to as a revisionist memory.) I helpfully pointed out that I was about he supposedly used to teach me. At that point, he fell back on his old standby: Well, you ought to have enough common sense to After that day, I made it my business to get really good at backing a trailer. In the years since, Ive done it hundreds of times in all sorts of conditions and with all types of boats. And Ive learned that a lot more my experience. With that in mind, here is my abbreviated list of dos and donts for launching and/ or loading boats. DO: Launch your boat quickly and get out of my way. DONT: Do anything else. At all. Period. And I dont care if nobody ever showed you how. You ought to have enough sense Yes, Im happy your son caught his

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Page 16 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 29, 2012 SPORTS by Richard Williams, Journal sports writerLiberty County defeated the Chipley Tigers 35-28 Liberty Bulldogs defeat Chipley Tigers 35-28LEFT: Libertys Harold Armstrong (#34) looses his helmet while taking down a Chipley Tiger. RIGHT: Bulldog Alex Marlowe (#5) highsteps while trying to keep from going down as a Chipley player dives towards him.ABOVE: Bulldog Ryan Reisoglue (#18) dives in for the tackle. BELOW: An opponent dives for the ball as Libertys Stedman Dawson kicks, assisted by teammate Dustin Watson (#6). Libertys Terryal Jenkins (#4) under attack from the Chipley Tigers.ABOVE: A Bulldog brings down a Chipley player. RIGHT: Bulldog AJ Palmberg (#15) blocks for Alex Marlowe (#5) as he runs the ball DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOT OS

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AUGUST 29, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 17 SPORTSBHS T igers win preseason opener 33-14 by Michael DeVuyst, CONTRIBUTING WRITER WEW AHITCHKA T he 2012 Blountstown T iger Football season began last T hursday night with a preseason victory over the Wewa Gators 33-14. Blountstown wasted no time after receiving the opening only two and a half minutes off the clock. The drive was capped off by a 2-yard plunge by Bobby A ndrews and the kick by Andrew Bennett made the score 7-0. Blountstown scored again in the second quarter on an eight play 64-yard drive. Big runs by Hunter Jordan and Corin Peterson took the ball down to the 3 yard line. Jordan completed the drive with a 3-yard run. Bennetts board just before the end of the half on a ten play 60-yard drive with Jaylin A ddison carrying the ball across the goal line for the last yard. The extra point was no good and the half time score was 14-6. Wewa received the second half kick but on third down C. Peterson recovered a fumble that set up the T igers 1 later the T igers returned the favor on a fumble of their drive. Dylan Lee intercepted an errant Gator pass and raced 19 yards down the right sideline to the Gator 6. This time the T igers were able to capitalize on the Gator turnover and on the next play C. Peterson carried the ball across the end zone for the third T iger score of the night. Bennetts extra point kicked made the score 21-6 with Wewa turned the ball over again on their next possession. T his time a Gator fumble resulted in immediate points when Shon Peterson scooped up the of the fourth quarter and put together a beautiful 11 play Addison added a 2-point conversion run. Wewa closed yards on 11 plays with Fabian Solomon carrying the touchdown with a one yard run. The T igers took a knee score to 33-14. being credited with the receptions. T he T iger defense was led by C. Peterson with nine tackles. T yler Owens and C oach Greg Jordan was pleased with his teams effort. We wanted to control the ball and the clock and shorten the game. We also wanted to keep everyone healthy for move the ball well but we are a little banged up on the offensive line and that worries me a little bit because Holmes County is going to be one of the best teams we Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. Blountstown Tiger backup quarterback Dylan Lee pitches out during a pregame drill as the team prepares for W ewahitchka. PHIL COALE PHOT OS Blountstowns Jay Williams sits on the bench following his injury in Thursdays pre-season game. Blountstown high head coach Greg Jordan, center, works the sidelines. ABOVE: Blountstowns Javakiel Brigham runs for yardage against W ewa. RIGHT: Jay Shiver gives chase. LEFT: Tiger running back Bobby Andrews pulls away from a Gator opponent.

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Blountstown Elementary School fourth graders created creatures Friday during their writing class. They were given play-doh and asked to make a creative creature. They were then asked to write a detailed description of their creatures. Once they wrote their anonymous descriptions, the papers were passed to other students to see if they could match the description with a creature! This was a practice in descriptive writing.BES gets creative during writing class BES Dates to RememberSeptember 7 Family breakfast. September 11 Open House at 5 p.m. for grades September 10-14 Book fair at BES Library. September 14 Goodies for grandparents KinPage 18 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 29, 2012 Number of Students Promoted for Good Cause, by Category of Exemption ELL/LEP Students with Less than 2 Years in ESOL Students with Disabilities (SWD) not Tested on FCAT per IEP Students Passing Alternative Assessment Students Demonstrating through Portfolio SWD Rewith 2+ Years of Remediation Students Retained 2 or More Years of Remediation Total Promoted with Cause 23 0 1 0 14 0 8Students Scoring as Level 1 and Level 2 on the Reading Portion of the Florida Comprehensive Assessment T est 2.0 (FCA T 2.0) The following table shows FCAT 2.0 Reading results for all students (all curriculum groups) tested during the 2012 administration of the FCAT 2.0 Grade Total Number Tested Number Level 1 Level 1 Number Level 2 Level 2 Number Levels 1 and 2 Levels 1 and 2 50.45% 46.39% 44.23% 39.56% 24.14% 37.08% 57.3% 46.05% 15 16 15 10 8 14 21 9 13.51% 16.49% 14.42% 10.99% 9.2% 15.73% 23.6% 11.84% 111 97 104 91 87 89 89 76 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 41 29 31 26 13 19 30 26 36.94% 29.9% 29.81% 28.57% 14.94% 21.35% 33.71% 34.21% 56 45 46 36 21 33 51 35Liberty County School District 2011-2012 District Report CardSTUDENT PROGRE SS ION REQUIREMENT S AND STUDENT PERFORMANCE DATAAs required by s. 1008.23 (8)(b), Florida Statutes, for Annual Public Reporting and for Presentation to the Florida Department of Education Students Retained (not promoted) in Grades 3 through 10 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Grade End-of-Year Membership Number Retained Retained 10 5 4 2 4 2 8 6 114 103 108 116 102 100 97 85 8.77% 4.85% 3.7% 1.72% 3.92% 2% 8.25% 7.06% blountstown elementary school SCHOOL LUNCHMENUAug 29 Sept. 4 Labor Day Holiday Laban Bontrager, DMD, Monica Bontrager, DMD Bristol Dental Clinic* Each breakfast includes a choice of assorted cereal, whole wheat buttered toast and juice. CALHOUN LIBERTY Pea Ridge Rd in Bristol, Phone (850) 643-5417 MENUS SPONSORED BY: Labor Day Holiday

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AUGUST 29, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 19 Parent meetings are being held at each grade level. Several grades have already meet and others are scheduled in the coming weeks. Seniors and their parents were treated to breakfast last Thursday morning. They were provided with lots of information about their senior year. Principal Ladona Kelley welcomed everyone and Charlene Yon, High School Guidance Counselor, provided scholarship information. Senior sponsors talked about senior policies and discussed the senior trip. All parents are encouraged to stay updated on all the events happening at Altha School throughout the year by going to our school website at www.althaschool.org. Remaining meetings planned: *8/30 Freshman Meeting at:745 a.m. *8/30 Seventh/eighth grade at 5:30 p.m. *9/6 Sophomore Meeting at 7:45 a.m. *9/13 Junior Meeting at 7:45 a.m.Altha seniors and parents treated to breakfast Aug. 23 Altha FFA was well represented at the 84th Annual State FFA Convention this summer. We had a very busy week that was full of success. Our chapter president, Rena OBryan, competed in the Job Inter view Career Development Event (CDE) and was also elected as the District Secretary for the upcoming year. Jesse Mills and Aubree Bay were chosen as Courtesy Corps mem bers and spent the week working with convention staff to keep things running smoothly. Kinsey Register competed in the State Middle School Prepared Public Speaking CDE and placed third overall in the state. Ashton Baggett was recognized as an American Degree recipient and will go on to receive this honor at the National FFA Convention Fiber and Oil Crop Production; he was also a State Finalist in the area Altha FFA attends 84th Annual State Convention altha wildcats Chipola College holds nursing orientationThe Chipola College Nursing department recently held orientation for incoming students. The program included skits and songs performed by current nursing students, pictured from left: Chelsea Dalton, James Ward, Yolanda Hamilton, Mary McClellan, Tiffany Lawrence, Sheena Davis, Chelsie Mathews, Emily Streukens and Latrice Thomas. For information about Chipolas nursing program, call (850) 718-2316 or visit www. chipola.edu. MARIANNA The U.S. Department of Labor recently awarded a $3.9 million grant to Chipola College and the University of West Florida to provide education, training and job placement assistance to meet the demand for high-skill workers in Northwest Florida. The project, Florida Hire Ed, allows Chipola College to enhance or increase the employment prospects for low-income or under-employed individuals in Holmes, Washington, Jackson, Liberty and Calhoun counties. Funds will not pay for tuition; however, funds will support additional services for participants, such as textbooks, online course access and industry exams. Chipola College and UWF will enhance or add training portable skills recognized by employers nation-wide. Programs at Chipola College and Washington-Holmes Technical Center included in this project will prepare information technology students to take industry cer Windows seven and Windows Server 2008; EC-Council may also be applied to the Associate in Science (AS) Degrees in Networking Services Technology and Computer Information Technology. Health sciences programs included in the project are cian, Paramedic and Bridge-to-ADN students. Chipola president Dr. Gene Prough, said, This grant will allow us to provide the necessary training that will ward to working with UWF, the Washington-Holmes Technical Center and the Chipola Regional Workforce Board as partners in training more students for high-skill, high-wage jobs in technology and health care. details will be made available about the new training the participant application form to determine their eligibility for assistance. For information on this and other programs served by the One Stop Center systems, call (850) 718-0326 or (850) 638-6089. The contact person at Chipola College is Vicki Mathis at (850) 718-2289. The Washington-Holmes contact is Stephanie Halley at (850) 638-1190. Chipola offers help for unemployed and underemployed Chipola College student Hannah Parrish works on a computer in the college Student Center.

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Page 20 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 29, 2012The Chipola Regional Workforce Development Board held their annual celebration August 16 in Marianna. During the meeting the board named Joe Shuler of Liberty County as their Board Member of the Year. Shuler was a charter member of the board and has served for numerous years as head of the mittee. After receiving the award Shuler said he is proud of his served by the board and added he was reminded of the reason he served after hearing from several success stories during the annual event. One of those stories was from David Herndon, who is currently employed by the Marianna Police Department. Herndon thanked the board members and staff for the support he received that allowed him to complete his training and become employed in his dream career. Herndon told the members that if it wasnt for their support he wouldnt have been able to complete his training and he would never have been able to wear the uniform he now wears as he works to serve and protect others. During the meeting outgoing chair Darrin Wall of Chipley passed the gavel to incom ing chair Raymond Russell of Blountstown. Russell will be serving as chair of the board for a second time, becoming this honor. Russell reminded the board and staff of the importance of their mission as well as the good they do in the community. Executive Director Richard Williams reminded those working for the CRWDB that they were blessed to have a job that allowed them to help others in the local community every day. He also thanked the staff for the dedication and devotion shown during the previous year. ABOVE: Joe Shuler, left, shown with new CRWDB chairman Raymond Russell after being named the Board Member of the Year for the Chipola Regional Workforce Development Board. ---UNEMPLOYMENT RATES ---July-12 June-12 July-11 Liberty............7.6 7.4 9.2 Calhoun.........9.1 8.5 10.7 Holmes..........7.8 7.5 8.8 Jackson..........7.8 7.4 9.2 Washington....9.9 9.6 11.3 Chipola Reg...8.4 8.0 9.7 Unemployment rates by age are: *16 to 19 years 28.6 percent *20 to 24 years 15.5 percent *25 to 54 years 9.1 percent *55 years +...... 8.3 percentFloridas unemployment rates for JulyABOVE: Rep. Marti Coley addressed the members and expressed her support for local workforce development boards and the job done helping Florida residents get back to work. laugh while introducing Workforce Jeopardy contestants Niki Long, Joe Shuler and Lauren Morris. Each year the Workforce Board holds a themed annual celebration. This year the theme was Workforce Jeopardy and at various times during the meeting individuals from the audience were called up as contestants to show their knowledge of workforce related issues. Floridas seasonally adjusted unem ployment rate was 8.8 percent in July 2012, up 0.2 percentage points for June. There were 816,000 jobless Floridians out of a labor force of 9,269,000. The July 2012 rate was 1.8 percentage points lower than the year-ago rate of 10.6 percent. The U.S. unemployment rate was 8.3 percent in July. Total nonagricultural employment in Florida was 7,331,400 in July 2012, a gain of 69,900 jobs over the year. The counties that make up the Chipola Workforce Regional all experienced a slight increase in the unemployment rate for July 2012. The rate for July 2012 is 1.3 percentage points lower than July 2011. Chipola Workforce Board holds annual celebrationLEFT: Lynn Adcock receives the Employer of the Year Award from Executive Director Richard Wil liams on behalf of the Jackson County Commission. DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOT OS

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AUGUST 29, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 21 All existing pre-need and at need contracts are now handled by the Bevis family and staff.All operations of the funeral process will be handled on location at 12008 NW State Road 20.CALL 643-3636Todd Wahlquist, Rocky Bevis & Ed PeacockLicensed Funeral Directors & Crematoryevis FuneralHome Bof Bristol of Bristol T elephone (850) 674-2266 Your hometown funeral home since 1994A Hometown Funeral Director You Can Trust and Depend On!Funeral Services with Dignity, Caring and Professionalism. Marlon PeavyPeavy Funeral Home& Crematory Serving Calhoun, Liberty and Surrounding Counties674-5449 or 643-5410Visit us online: www.adamsfh.com OBITUARIESWILLIE LEE P AGE TALLAHASSEEWillie L ee Page, 86, of Tallahassee, passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2012. She lived in Panama City for many years and moved to Tallahas see in 1987. She was a homemaker and attended Ole Tabernacle Church. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 64 years, Bill Page; and her parents, William Henry and Dorenda Gill. S urvivors include three sons, H erman Page and wife, Diane of Tallahassee and Carl Page of Tampa; Panama City, Glenda McCrimon of Texas, Carol Hajok of Mexico Beach, Dorenda Westfall and her husband, Rich of Ocala and Connie Chambers and her husband, Robert of Tallahassee, 16 grandchildren and 22 greatgrandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who will miss her deeply. Graveside services were held Saturday, August 25 at Adams Funeral Home in Bristol was in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.adamsfh.com. MARTHA STOR Y MOORE AGERTON GREENSBOROMartha Story Moore Agerton, 83, of Greensboro, passed away Sunday, August 26, 2012 in Bainbridge, GA. She was born in Quincy, August 22, 1929, to Winston A. and Ruth Grady Story. She graduated from the Gadsden High School and was a member of the Greensboro First United Methodist Church. She was a retired bookkeeper. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Billy Survivors include one son, Winston D. Moor and Moore Harper and her husband, Chris of LeHigh Acres; one step-daughter, Kathryn Agerton and her husband, Danny Ferrell of Ozark, AL; one brother, Sonny Story of Moultrie, GA; one sister, Helen Story Powell of Gainesville and six grandchildren. Services were held Wednesday, August 29 at First United Methodist Church. Interment followed in Hillcrest Cemetery. Charles McClellan Funeral Home in Quincy is in charge of the arrangements. LESSIE FINUFF EDWARDS Lessie Finuff Edwards, 26, 2012 at her home. She was born March 29, 1924 in Telogia to William Clinton and Madie White Finuff. She was preceded in death by her husband, E. L. Edwards. ter, Tay Maxwell and her husband, Andy Faircloth of Family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the graveside. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, August 29 at 5 p.m. in Pine Grove Cemetery. Charles McClellan Funeral Home in Quincy is in charge of the arrangements. ETHEL INEZ LOLLIE HOSFORD E thel Inez L ollie, 71, of H osford, passed away Monday, August 27, 2012 in Blountstown. She was born September 1, 1940 in Calhoun County and had lived in Liberty County for most of her life. She was a member of the Telogia Assembly of God Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Elbert and Alma Rachel (Godwin) Fowler and Chapman Fowler; S urvivors include her husband, Curtis L ollie of Hosford; two sons, David Allen Lollie and his wife, Debbie of Tallahassee and Terry Dewayne Lollie and his wife, Cindy of Blountstown; two daughters, Sharon Kay Markham and her husband, Lloyd of Tallahassee and Tammy L ynn Waddell and her husband, Don of Tallahassee; two brothers, Bobby Gerald Fowler of Hosford and Thomas Ray Fowler of Tallahassee, 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Family will receive friends Wednesday, August 29 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (ET) at Peavy Chapel. Services will be held Thursday, August 30 at 11 a.m. (ET) at Telogia Assembly of God Church with Reverend Sanders Cemetery in Hosford. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. JAMES C. TINY DURDEN BLOUNTSTOWN passed away Tuesday, A ugust 28, 2012. He was born May 27, 1944 in Hosford to E. Louie and Willie Mae Windham Durden. He was a retired carpenter and served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam. Titusville; one daughter, Virginia Mylor of Margate; friend, Christine O N eal of Blountstown and three grandchildren. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, September 4 at 1 p.m. in Wesleyan Cemetery in Telogia. Charles McClellan Funeral Home in Quincy is in charge of the arrangements. LOUIS ANDREW LOUIE SUTTON, SR. TALLAHASSEELouis Andrew see, passed away Sunday, August 26, 2012 at home with his daughter in Wakulla. He was a native of Cairo, GA and a longtime resident of Tallahassee. H e graduated from Leon High School and Florida State University, where he was a member of the football team at both schools. A construction superintendent, he was employed at As a young man he also wrangled on the Bud Adams Ranch in Ft. Pierce and served his country in the Army Reserves. Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Robb and her husband, Merle of Crawfordville and Frances L ouise wife, Caroline of Tallahassee; the mother of his children, grandchildren and friends galore. Memorial services will be held S unday, S eptember 9 at 3 p.m. at S hiloh Farms located on 1500 Benjamin Chaires Road in Tallahassee 32317. A reception will follow the service. The preferred dress is boots and jeans. Bevis Funeral Home in Tallahassee is in charge of the arrangements. Covenant Hospice offering free grief camp for children Sept. 15T ALLAHASSEE The Childrens Support Services Department of Covenant Hospice is sponsoring a oneday grief support camp called Camp Monarch Saturday, Sept. 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This is a unique recently experienced the loss of a loved one. ploration and games tailored for different age groups, and much more. The camp will be held at Beau Turner ferson Hwy in Lamont and is free to all participants. Lunch and snacks are included. Parents are invited to attend a group meeting at 3 p.m. The deadline for registration is Monday, Sept. 10. To register for Camp Monarch, or for more information please call Bobbie Massey, LCSW or Erik Persson, LCSW at 575-4988. They can also be reached by email at bobbie.massey@ covenanthospice.org. WHA T BETTER TRIBUTE CAN THERE BE?EAST GADSDEN UNIT P.O. Box 563, Quincy 32353

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Page 22 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 29, 2012 PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS T O BE VOTED ON NOVEMBER 6, 2012 NOTICE OF ELECTION I, Kenneth W. Detzner, Secretary of State of the State of Florida, do hereby give notice that an election will be held in each county in Flori da, on November 6, 2012, for of proposed revisions to the constitution of the State of Florida. NO. 1 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE I, SECTION 28 (Legislative) Ballot T itle: HEALTH CARE SERVICES. Ballot Summary: Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to prohibit laws or rules from compelling any person or employer to purchase, obtain, or otherwise provide for health care coverage; permit a person or an employer to purchase lawful health care services directly from a health care provider; permit a health care provider to accept direct payment from a person or an employer for lawful health care services; exempt persons, employers, and health care providers from penalties and taxes for paying directly or accepting direct payment for lawful health care services; and prohibit laws or rules from abolishing the private market for health care coverage of any lawful health care service. does not affect which health care services a health care provider is required to perform or provide; affect which health care services are permitted by law; prohibit care provided pursuant to general law relating to workers compensation; affect laws or rules in effect as of March 1, 2010; affect the terms or conditions of any health care system to the extent that those terms and conditions do not have the effect of punishing a person or an employer for paying directly for lawful health care services or a health care provider for accepting direct payment from a person or an employer for lawful health care services; or affect any general law passed by two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the Legislature, passed after the effective date of the amend ment, provided such law lic necessity justifying the exceptions from the provisions of the amendment. The amend ment expressly provides that it may not be construed to prohibit negotiated provisions in insurance contracts, network agreements, or other provider agreements contractually limiting copayments, coinsurance, deductibles, or other patient charges. Full T ext: ARTICLE I DECLARATION OF RIGHTS SECTION 28. Health care services. (a) To preserve the freedom of all residents of the state to provide for their own health care: (1) A law or rule may not compel, directly or indirectly, any person or employer to purchase, obtain, or otherwise provide for health care coverage. (2) A person or an employ er may pay directly for lawful health care services and may not be required to pay penal ties or taxes for paying directly for lawful health care services. A health care provider may accept direct payment for lawful health care services and may not be required to pay penal ties or taxes for accepting direct payment from a person or an employer for lawful health care services. (b) The private market for health care coverage of any lawful health care service may not be abolished by law or rule. (c) This section does not: (1) Affect which health care services a health care provider is required to perform or provide. (2) Affect which health care services are permitted by law. (3) Prohibit care provided pursuant to general law relating to workers compensation. (4) Affect laws or rules in effect as of March 1, 2010. (5) Affect the terms or conditions of any health care system to the extent that those terms and conditions do not have the effect of punishing a person or an employer for paying directly for lawful health care services or a health care provider for accepting direct payment from a person or an employer for lawful health care services, except that this section may not be construed to prohibit any negotiated provision in any insurance contract, network agreement, or other provider agreement contractually limiting copayments, coinsurance, deductibles, or other patient charges. (6) Affect any general law passed by a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature after the effective date of this section, if the law states with from this section. (d) As used in this section, the term: (1) Compel includes the imposition of penalties or taxes. (2) Direct payment or pay directly means payment for lawful health care services without a public or private third party, not including an employer, paying for any portion of the service. (3) Health care system means any public or private entity whose function or purpose is the management of, processing of, enrollment of individuals for, or payment, in full or in part, for health care services, health care data, or health care information for its participants. (4) Lawful health care services means any health-re lated service or treatment, to the extent that the service or treatment is permitted or not prohibited by law or regulation at the time the service or treatment is rendered, which may be provided by persons or businesses otherwise permitted to offer such services. (5) Penalties or taxes means any civil or criminal or wage withholding or surcharge, or named fee with a similar effect established by law or rule by an agency established, created, or controlled by the government which is used to punish or discourage the exercise of rights protected under this section. For purposes of this section only, the term rule by an agency may not be construed to mean any negotiated provision in any insurance contract, network agreement, or other provider agreement contractually limiting copayments, coinsurance, deductibles, or other patient charges. NO. 2 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE VII, SECTION 6 ARTICLE XII, SECTION 32 (Legislative) Ballot T itle: VETERANS DISABLED DUE TO COMBAT INJURY; HOMESTEAD PROPERTY TAX DISCOUNT. Ballot Summary: Proposing an amendment to Section 6 of Article VII and the creation of Section 32 of Article XII of the State Constitution to expand the availability of the property discount on the homesteads of veterans who became disabled as the result of a combat injury to include those who were not Florida residents when they entered the military and schedule the amend ment to take effect January 1, 2013. Full T ext: ARTICLE VII FINANCE AND TAXATION SECTION 6. Homestead exemptions. (a) Every person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner, or another legally or naturally dependent upon the owner, shall be exempt from taxation thereon, except assessto the assessed valuation of and, for all levies other than school district levies, on the assessed valuation greater dollars, upon establishment of right thereto in the manner prescribed by law. The real estate may be held by legal or equitable title, by the entireties, jointly, in common, as a condominium, or indirectly by stock ownership or membership representing the owners or members proprietary interest in a corporation owning a fee or a leasehold initially in excess of ninety-eight years. The exemption shall not apply with respect to any assessdetermined to be in compli ance with the provisions of section 4 by a state agency designated by general law. This exemption is repealed on the effective date of any amendment to this Article which provides for the assessment of homestead property at less than just value. (b) Not more than one exemption shall be allowed any individual or family unit or with respect to any residential unit. No exemption shall exceed the value of the real estate assessable to the owner or, in case of ownership through stock or membership in a corporation, the value of the proportion which the interest in the corporation bears to the assessed value of the property. (c) By general law and subject to conditions specimay provide to renters, who are permanent residents, ad valorem tax relief on all ad valorem tax levies. Such ad valorem tax relief shall be in the form and amount established by general law. (d) The legislature may, by general law, allow counties or municipalities, for the purpose of their respective tax levies and subject to the provisions of general law, to grant an additional homestead tax thousand dollars to any person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner and who has attained age sixlaw, does not exceed twenty thousand dollars. The general law must allow counties and municipalities to grant this additional exemption, within the limits prescribed in this subsection, by ordinance adopted in the manner prescribed by general law, and must provide for the periodic adjustment of the income limitation prescribed in this subsection for changes in the cost of living. (e) Each veteran who is age 65 or older who is partially or totally permanently disabled shall receive a discount from the amount of the ad valorem tax otherwise owed on homestead property the veteran owns and resides in if the disability was combat related, the veteran was a resident of this state at the time of entering the military service of the United States and the veteran was honorably discharged upon separation from military service. The discount shall be in a percentage equal to the percentage of the veterans permanent, service-connected disability as determined by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. To qualify for the discount granted by this subsection, an applicant must submit to the county property appraiser, by March 1, proof of residency at the time of entering military service letter from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs stating the percentage of the veterans service-connected disability and such evidence disability as combat related, and a copy of the veterans honorable discharge. If the property appraiser denies the request for a discount, the appraiser must notify the appli cant in writing of the reasons for the denial, and the veteran may reapply. The Legislature may, by general law, waive the annual application requirement in subsequent years. This subsection shall take effect December 7, 2006 is self-executing, and does not require implementing legislation. ARTICLE XII SCHEDULE SECTION 32. Veterans disabled due to combat injury; homestead property tax discount.The amendment to subsection (e) of Section 6 of Article VII relating to the homestead property tax discount for veterans who became disabled as the result of a combat injury shall take effect January 1, 2013. NO. 3 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE VII, SECTIONS 1 and 19 ARTICLE XII, SECTION 32 (Legislative) Ballot T itle: STATE GOV ERNMENT REVENUE LIMITATION. Ballot Summary: This proposed amendment to the State Constitution replaces the existing state revenue limitation based on Florida personal income growth with a new state revenue limitation based on es. Under the amendment, the amendment, collected in excess of the revenue limitation must be deposited into the budget stabilization fund until the fund reaches its maximum balance, and thereafter shall be used for the support and maintenance of public schools nancial effort required from school districts for participa tion in a state-funded educa longer required, returned to the taxpayers. The Legislature may increase the state revenue limitation through a bill approved by a super majority vote of each house of the Legislature. The Legislature may also submit a proposed increase in the state revenue limitation to the voters. The Legislature must implement this proposed amendment by general law. The amendment will take effect upon approval apply to the 2014-2015 state Full T ext: ARTICLE VII FINANCE AND TAXATION SECTION 1. Taxation; appropriations; state expenses; state revenue limitation. (a) No tax shall be levied except in pursuance of law. No state ad valorem taxes shall be levied upon real estate or tangible personal property. All other forms of taxation shall be preempted to the state except as provided by general law. (b) Motor vehicles, boats, airplanes, trailers, trailer coaches and mobile homes, subject to a license tax for their operation in the amounts and for the purposes prescribed by law, but shall not be subject to ad valorem taxes. (c) No money shall be drawn from the treasury except in pursuance of appro priation made by law. (d) Provision shall be made by law for raising sufexpenses of the state for each (e) Except as provided herein, state revenues colbe limited to state revenues allowed under this subsecplus an adjustment for growth. As used in this subsection, growth means an amount equal to the average annual rate of growth in Florida personal income over the most recent twenty quarters times the state revenues allowed under this subsection for the enues allowed under this subshall equal the state revenues income shall be determined by the legislature, from information available from the United States Department of Commerce or its successor prior to the beginning of the excess of this limitation shall be transferred to the budget stabilization fund until the fund reaches the maximum after shall be refunded to taxpayers as provided by general law. State revenues allowed under this subsection for any by a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature in a separate bill that contains no other subject and that sets forth the dollar amount by which the state revenues allowed will be increased. The vote may not be taken less than seventy-two hours after the third reading of the bill. For purposes of this subsection, state revenues means taxes, fees, licenses, and charges for services imposed by the legislature on individuals, businesses, or agencies outside state government. However, state revenues does not include: revenues that are necessary to meet the requirements set forth in documents authoriz ing the issuance of bonds by the state; revenues that are used to provide matching funds for the federal Medicaid program with the exception of the revenues used to support the Public Medical Assistance Trust Fund or its successor program and with the exception of state matching funds used to fund elective expan proceeds from the state lottery returned as prizes; receipts of the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund; balances carried taxes, licenses, fees, and charges for services imposed by local, regional, or school district governing bodies; or revenue from taxes, licenses, fees, and charges for services required to be imposed by any amendment or revision to this An adjustment to the revenue limitation shall be made by impact of transfers of respon sibility for the funding of governmental functions between the state and other levels of government. The legislature shall, by general law, prescribe procedures necessary to administer this subsection. enue limitation. (a) STATE REVENUE LIMITATION.Except as provided in this section, state revyear are limited as follows: cal year, state revenues are limited to an amount equal to the state revenues collected year multiplied by the sum of the adjustment for growth plus four one-hundredths. cal year, state revenues are limited to an amount equal to the state revenue limitation tiplied by the sum of the adjustment for growth plus three one-hundredths. cal year, state revenues are limited to an amount equal to the state revenue limitation for plied by the sum of the adjustment for growth plus two onehundredths. cal year, state revenues are limited to an amount equal to the state revenue limitation for plied by the sum of the adjustment for growth plus one onehundredth. cal year and thereafter, state revenues are limited to an amount equal to the state revenue limitation for the previous adjustment for growth. (6) The adjustment for be determined by March 1 the latest information avail able. Once the adjustment for growth is determined for changed based on revisions to the information used to make the determination. (b) REVENUES IN EXCESS OF THE LIMITATION. State revenues collected in the revenue limitation shall be transferred to the budget stabilization fund until the fund reaches the maximum after shall be used for the support and maintenance of public schools by reducing the quired from school districts for participation in a state-funded is no longer required, returned to taxpayers as provided by general law. (c) AUTHORITY OF THE LEGISLATURE TO INCREASE THE REVENUE LIMITATION. (1) The state revenue limibe increased by a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature. Unless otherwise provided by the bill increasing the revenue PUBLIC AND LEGAL NOTICES LEGALS continued on page 23

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AUGUST 29, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 23 limitation, the increased revenue limitation enacted under this paragraph shall be used to determine the revenue limita(2) The state revenue limiof each house of the legisla limitation enacted under this paragraph must be disregard ed when determining the revenue limitation in subsequent (3) A bill increasing the revwhich the state revenue limitathird reading in either house of the legislature of the bill in the form that will be presented to (d) AUTHORITY OF THE ELECTORS TO INCREASE THE REVENUE the state revenue limitation pursuant to a concurrent resovote of the membership of increase shall be submitted to the electors at the next general increase at an earlier special custodian of state records fourths of the membership of The resolution must set forth state revenue limitation will be provided in the resolution, the increased revenue limitation shall be used to determine the revenue limitation for future 60 percent of the electors vot(e) REVENUE LIMIT ADJUSTMENT BY THE the funding of governmental functions between the state and other levels of govern 2011; or (f) GENERAL LAW law, prescribe procedures means an amount equal to the average for the previous an amount equal to one plus the percent change in the calmeans the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers, United States Department of ceases to exist, the legislature shall determine the successor means an amount equal to one plus the percent change in population of the state as of April 1 compared to April 1 of calculating the annual rate of change in population, the means taxes, fees, licenses, individuals, businesses, or agencies outside state govern to meet the requirements set forth in documents authorizing state for bonds issued before are used to provide matching funds for the federal Medicaid program with the exception of the revenues used to support the Public Medical Assistance Trust Fund or its successor program and with the exception of state matching funds used to fund optional 1994; proceeds from the state receipts of the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund and Corporation; receipts of public universities and colleges; balances carried forward from cal, regional, or school district governing bodies; or revenue from taxes, fees, licenses, or revision to this constitution ARTICLE XII SCHEDULE ment to Section 1 and the creation of Section 19 of Article VII, revising the state revenue NO. 4 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE VII, SECTIONS 4, 6 ARTICLE XII, SECTIONS 27, 32, 33 (Legislative) Ballot T itle: PROPERTY TAX LIMITATIONS; PROPERTY VALUE DECLINE; REDUC TION FOR NONHOMESTEAD ASSESSMENT INCREASES; DELAY OF SCHEDULED REBallot Summary: (1) This would amend Florida Constitution Article VII, Section 4 (Taxation; assessments) and Section 6 (Homewould amend Article XII, Section 27, and add Sections 32 and 33, relating to the Sched(2) In certain circumstances, the law requires the assessed value of homestead amendment provides that the law, provide that the assessment of homestead and speciin the assessed value due to changes, additions, reductions, or improvements to such If approved at a special election held on the date of the 2012 presidential preference if approved at the 2012 gen(3) This amendment reduces from 10 percent to 5 percent the limitation on annu al changes in assessments of approved at a special election held on the date of the 2012 presidential preference priapproved at the 2012 general (4) This amendment also authorizes general law to tional homestead exemption to the right to receive the homestead exemption provided in the Florida Constitution within which the Florida homestead ditional homestead exempThe additional exemption is an amount equal to 50 percent of the homestead propnot exceed an amount equal issue is located for the calen additional exemption shall apThe amount of the additional exemption shall be reduced in amount equal to 20 percent of the amount of the additional the homestead was estabto the difference between and the assessed value of der Article VII, Section 4(d), than one such exemption shall be allowed per homestead ditional exemption applies to tion held on the date of the 2012 presidential preference ers at the 2012 general elecis not available in the sixth and a special election held on the date of the 2012 presidential 1, 2012, or, if approved at the (5) This amendment also fect in 2019, of constitutional amendments adopted in 2008 which limit annual assessment the submission of an amend ment proposing the abrogation Full T ext: ARTICLE VII FINANCE AND TAXATION law regulations shall be prescribed which shall secure a (a) Agricultural land, land producing high water recharge to Floridas aquifers, or land mercial recreational purposes limitations, and reasonable land used for conservation (c) Pursuant to general (d) All persons entitled to a homestead exemption under Section 6 of this Article shall have their homestead assessed ing the effective date of this as provided this subsection shall change be changed 1 1st ; but those changes in assessments shall not exceed the Three percent (3%) of the assessment for the prior The percent change in the Consumer Price Index for Average, all items 1967=100, or a successor index reports for the preceding calendar United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Staexcept for changes, additions, reductions, or improvements sessed as provided in para(2) An No assessment not shall (3) After a change of general law, homestead propThereafter, the homestead shall be assessed as provided (4) New homestead prop1 1st of lishment of the homestead, unless the provisions of parament shall change as (5) Changes, additions, reductions, or improvements be assessed as provided for ; provided duction, or improvement, the (6) In the event of a termination of homestead status, (7) The provisions of this subsection amendment are a provision of the provisions of this subsection is amendment shall be a the decision of the such court does shall not affect or impair this subsection amendment establishes a new homestead as of who has received a homestead exemption pursuant to Section 6 of this Article as of 2 two the establishment of a the new homestead is entitled to have the new homestead assessed If this revision is approved in Januestablishes a new homestead titled to have the new homestead assessed at less than received a homestead exempThe established homestead shall new homestead is greater than homestead was abandoned, the assessed value of the new value of the new homestead minus an amount equal to the lesser of $500,000 or the difand the assessed value of the Thereafter, the homestead shall be assessed as provided new homestead is less than homestead was abandoned, the assessed value of the new homestead shall be equal value of the prior homestead However, if the difference behomestead and the assessed value of the new homestead calculated pursuant to this sub-subparagraph is greater than $500,000, the assessed value of the new homestead shall be increased so that the value and the assessed value the homestead shall be assessed as provided in this therein, the legislature shall provide for application of this general law, for assessment provisions of this subsection, allow counties and municipali character or use assessment The requirements for eligible law, provide for a reduction in the assessed value of homeresults from the construction or reconstruction of the propviding living quarters for one or more natural or adoptive grandparents or parents of the owners spouse if at least one of the grandparents or parents for whom the living quarters (1) The increase in assessed value resulting from construction or reconstruction total assessed value of the (g) For all levies other than school district levies, assessments of residential real proplaw, which contains nine units or fewer and which is not subtions set forth in subsections (a) through (d) shall change (1) Assessments subdate of assessment provided ; but those changes in assessments shall not exceed 5 ten percent (10%) of the assessment for The legislature that, except for changes, addi tions, reductions, or improve provided in paragraph (4), an date of assessment provided (2) An No assessment not shall (3) After a change of ownchange of ownership of a leassessed as provided in this (4) Changes, additions, reductions, or improvements change, addition, reduction, shall be assessed as provided (h) For all levies other than school district levies, assesslimitations set forth in subsections (a) through (d) and (g) (1) Assessments subdate of assessment provided ; but those changes in assessments shall not exceed 5 ten percent (10%) of the assessment for The legislature that, except for changes, addi tions, reductions, or improve provided in paragraph (5), an date of assessment provided (2) An No assessment not shall (3) The legislature must as of the next assessment be assessed as provided in of the next assessment date after a change of ownership or assessed as provided in this (5) Changes, additions, reductions, or improvements change, addition, reduction, shall be assessed as provided prohibit the consideration of LEGALS continued on page 24 LEGAL NOTICES continued from page 22

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Page 24 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 29, 2012 the following in the determina tion of the assessed value of real property used for residen tial purposes: (1) Any change or improve ment made for the purpose of improving the propertys resistance to wind damage. (2) The installation of a renewable energy source device. (j)(1) The assessment of the following working waterfront properties shall be based upon the current use of the property: a. Land used predomi purposes. b. Land that is accessible to the public and used for vessel launches into waters that are navigable. c. Marinas and drystacks that are open to the public. d. Water-dependent marine manufacturing facilities, and marine vessel construction and repair facilities and their support activities. provided by this subsection is subject to conditions and limilature by general law. SECTION 6. Homestead exemptions. (a) Every person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner, or another legally or naturally dependent upon the owner, shall be exempt from taxation thereon, except assessments for spesessed valuation of $25,000 and, for all levies other than school district levies, on the assessed valuation greater than $50,000 and up to $75,000 seventy, upon establishment of right thereto in the manner prescribed by law. The real estate may be held by legal or equitable title, by the entireties, jointly, in common, as a condominium, or indi rectly by stock ownership or membership representing the owners or members propri etary interest in a corporation owning a fee or a leasehold initially in excess of 98 ninetyeight years. The exemption shall not apply with respect to any assessment roll until such in compliance with the provisions of Section 4 by a state agency designated by general law. This exemption is repealed on the effective date of any amendment to this Article which provides for the assessment of homestead property at less than just value. (b) Not more than one exemption shall be allowed any individual or family unit or with respect to any residential unit. No exemption shall exceed the value of the real estate assessable to the owner or, in case of ownership through stock or membership in a corporation, the value of the proportion which the interest in the corporation bears to the assessed value of the property. (c) By general law and subject to conditions specimay provide to renters, who are permanent residents, ad valorem tax relief on all ad valorem tax levies. Such ad valorem tax relief shall be in the form and amount established by general law. (d) The legislature may, by general law, allow counties or municipalities, for the purpose of their respective tax levies and subject to the provisions of general law, to grant an additional homestead tax exemption not exceeding $50,000 thousand dollars to any person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner and who has attained age 65 sixtyand whose household inlaw, does not exceed $20,000 twenty thousand dollars The general law must allow counties and municipalities to grant this additional exemption, within the limits prescribed in this subsection, by ordinance adopted in the manner prescribed by general law, and must provide for the periodic adjustment of the income limitation prescribed in this subsection for changes in the cost of living. (e) Each veteran who is age 65 or older who is partially or totally permanently disabled shall receive a discount from the amount of the ad valorem tax otherwise owed on homestead property the veteran owns and resides in if the disability was combat related, the veteran was a resident of this state at the time of entering the military service of the United States, and the veteran was honorably discharged upon separation from military service. The discount shall be in a percentage equal to the percentage of the veterans permanent, service-connect ed disability as determined by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. To qualify for the discount granted by this subsection, an applicant must submit to the county property appraiser, by March 1, proof of residency at the time of entering military serUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs stating the percentage of the veterans service-connected disability and such evidence that reaas combat related, and a copy of the veterans honorable discharge. If the property appraiser denies the request for a discount, the appraiser must notify the applicant in writing of the reasons for the denial, and the veteran may reapply. The legislature may, by general law, waive the annual appli cation requirement in subsequent years. This subsection shall take effect December 7, 2006, is self-executing, and does not require implementing legislation. (f) As provided by general law and subject to conditions who establishes the right to receive the homestead exemption provided in subsection (a) within 1 year after purchasing the homestead property and who has not owned property in the previous 3 calendar years to which the homestead exemption provided in subsection (a) applied is entitled to an additional homestead exemption for all levies except school district levies. The additional exemption is an amount equal to 50 percent of the homestead propertys just value on January 1 of the year the homestead is established. The additional exemption may not exceed the median just value of all homestead property within the county where the property at issue is located for the calendar year immediately preceding January 1 of the year the homestead is established. The additional exemption shall apply for a period of 5 years or until the year the property is sold, whichever ocadditional exemption shall be reduced in each subsequent year by an amount equal to 20 percent of the amount of the additional exemption received in the year the homestead was established or by an amount equal to the difference between the just value of the property and the assessed value of the property determined under Section 4(d), whichever is greater. Not more than one exemption provided under this subsection shall be allowed per homestead property at one time. The additional exemption applies to property purchased on or after January 1, 2011, if this amend ment is approved at a special election held on the date of the 2012 presidential preference primary, or to property purchased on or after January 1, 2012, if this amendment is approved at the 2012 general election, but the additional exemption is not available in the sixth and subsequent years ARTICLE XII SCHEDULE SECTION 27. Property tax exemptions and limitations on property tax assessments. The amendments to Sections 3, 4, and 6 of Article VII, providing a $25,000 exemption for tangible personal property, providing an additional $25,000 homestead exemption, authorizing transfer of limitations on the assessment of homestead property, and this section, if submitted to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at a special election authorized by law to be held on January 29, 2008, shall take effect upon approval by the electors and shall operate retroactively to January 1, 2008, or, if submitted to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at the next general election, shall take effect January 1 of the year following such general election. The amendments to Section 4 of Article VII creating subsections (f) and (g) of that section, creating a limitation on annual assessment property, shall take effect upon approval of the electors and beginning January 1, 2009, if approved at a special election held on January 29, 2008, or beginning January 1, 2010, if approved at the general election held in November of 2008. Subsections (g) (f) and (h) (g) of Section 4 of Article VII, initially adopted as subsections (f) and (g), are repealed effective January 1, 2023 2019 ; however, the legislature shall by joint resolution propose an amendment abrogating the repeal of subsections (g) (f) and (h) (g) which shall be submitted to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at the general election of 2022 2018 and, if approved, shall take effect January 1, 2023 2019 SECTION 32. Property assessments.This section and the amendment of Section 4 of Article VII address nonhomestead property having a declining just value and reducing the limit on the maximum annual increase in the assessed value of nonhome stead property, if submitted to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at a special election authorized by law to be held on the date of the 2012 presidential preference primary, shall take effect upon approval by the electors and shall operate retroactively to January 1, 2012, or, if submitted to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at the 2012 general election, shall take effect January 1, 2013. SECTION 33. Additional homestead exemption for owners of homestead property who recently have not owned homestead property.This section and the amendment to Section 6 of Article VII providing for an additional homestead exemption for owners of homestead property who have not owned homestead property during the 3 calendar years immediately preceding purchase of the current homestead property, if submitted to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at a special election authorized by law to be held on the date of the 2012 presidential preference primary, shall take effect upon approval by the electors and operate retroactively to January 1, 2012, and the additional homestead exemption shall be available for properties purchased on or after January 1, 2011, or if submitted to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at the 2012 general election, shall take effect January 1, 2013, and the additional homestead exemption shall be available for properties purchased on or after January 1, 2012. NO. 5 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE V, SECTIONS 2, 11, AND 12 (Legislative) Ballot T itle: STATE COURTS. Ballot Summary: Proposing a revision of Article V of the State Constitution relating to the judiciary. The State Constitution authorizes the Supreme Court to adopt rules for the practice and procedure in all courts. The constitution further provides that a rule of court may be repealed by a general law enacted by a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the Legislature. This proposed constitutional revision eliminates the requirement that a general law repealing a court rule pass by a two-thirds vote of each house, thereby providing that the Legislature may repeal a rule of court by a general law approved by a majority vote of each house of the Legislature that expresses the policy behind the repeal. The court could readopt the rule in conformity with the public policy expressed by the Legislature, but if the Legisla ture determines that a rule has been readopted and repeals the readopted rule, this proposed revision prohibits the court from further readopting the repealed rule without the Legislatures prior approval. Under current law, rules of the judicial nominating commissions and the Judicial Qualirepealed by general law enacted by a majority vote of the membership of each house of the Legislature. Under this proposed revision, a vote to repeal those rules is changed to repeal by general law enacted by a majority vote of the legislators present. Under current law, the Governor appoints a justice of the Supreme Court from a list of nominees provided by a judicial nominating commission, and appointments by the Governor are not subject to a justice of the Supreme Court before the appointee can take the judicial nominating commission must reconvene and may not renominate any person whose prior appointment tion, the Senate may meet at any time. If the Senate fails to vote on the appointment of a justice within 90 days, the jusCommission is an indepen dent commission created by the State Constitution to investigate and prosecute before the Florida Supreme Court alleged misconduct by a justice or judge. Currently under the constitution, commission by the investigative panel of the commission. Once formal charges and all further proceedings of the commission are public. Currently, the constitution authorizes the House of Representatives to impeach a justice or judge. Further, the Speaker of the House of Representatives may request, Commission must make avail able, all information in the commissions possession for use in deciding whether to impeach a justice or judge. This proposed revision requires the commission to make all of its of the House of Representa tives but provides that such during any investigation by the House of Representatives and until such information is used in the pursuit of an impeach ment of a justice or judge. This revision also removes the power of the Governor to conform to a prior constitutional change. This revision also makes technical and clarifying addi tions and deletions relating to the selection of chief judges of a circuit and relating to the mission, and makes other nonsubstantive conforming and technical changes in the judicial article of the constitution. Full T ext: ARTICLE V JUDICIARY SECTION 2. Adminis tration; practice and procedure. (a) The supreme court shall adopt rules for the practice and procedure in all courts including the time for seeking appellate review, the administrative supervision of all courts, the transfer to the court having jurisdiction of any proceeding when the jurisdic tion of another court has been improvidently invoked, and a requirement that no cause shall be dismissed because an improper remedy has been sought. The supreme court shall adopt rules to allow it the court and the district courts of appeal to submit questions relating to military law to the federal Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces for an advisory opinion. Rules of court may be repealed by general law that expresses the policy behind the repeal enacted by twothirds vote of the membership of each house of the legisla ture. The court may readopt the repealed rule only in conformity with the public policy expressed by the legislature. If the legislature determines that a rule has been readopted and repeals the readopted rule, the rule may not be readopted thereafter without prior approval of the legislature. (b) The chief justice of the supreme court shall be chosen by a majority of the members of the court; shall be the chief dicial system; and shall have the power to assign justices or judges, including consenting retired justices or judges, to temporary duty in any court for which the judge is quali judge of a judicial circuit the power to assign judges for duty in that circuit. (c) A chief judge for each district court of appeal shall be chosen by a majority of the judges thereof or, if there is no majority, by the chief justice. The chief judge shall be responsible for the administra tive supervision of the court. (d) A chief judge in each circuit shall be chosen from among the circuit judges as provided by supreme court rule. The chief judge of a circuit shall be responsible for the administrative supervision of the circuit courts and county courts in the his circuit. SECTION 11. Vacancies. (a) Whenever a vacancy which election for retention applies, the governor shall in January of the year follow ing the next general election occurring at least one year after the date of appointment, one of not fewer than three persons nor more than six persons nominated by the appropriate judicial nominating commission. (b) The governor shall court or on a county court, wherein the judges are elected by a majority vote of the electors, by appointing for a January of the year following the next primary and general election occurring at least one year after the date of appoint ment, one of not fewer than three persons nor more than six persons nominated by the appropriate judicial nominat ing commission. An election beginning at the end of the appointed term. (c) The nominations shall be made within thirty days from the occurrence of a vacancy unless the period is extended by the governor for a time not to exceed thirty days. The governor shall make the appointment within sixty days after the nominations have (d) Each appointment of a justice of the supreme court is senate. The senate may sit for gardless of whether the house of representatives is in session or not. If the senate fails to vote on the appointment of a justice within 90 days, the justice shall be deemed conthe supreme court judicial nominating commission shall reconvene as though a new vacancy had occurred but may not renominate any person whose prior appointment The appointment of a justice is the senate. (e)(d) There shall be a separate judicial nominating commission as provided by general law for the supreme court, one for each district court of appeal, and one for each judicial circuit for all trial courts within the circuit. Uniform rules of procedure shall be established by the judicial nominating commissions at each level of the court system. Such rules, or any part thereof, may be repealed by general law enacted by a majority vote of the membership of each house of the legislature or by the supreme Except for deliberations of the judicial nominating commissions, the proceedings of the commissions and their records shall be open to the public. SECTION 12. Discipline; removal and retirement. (a) JUDICIAL QUALIFICATIONS COMMISSION.A sion is created. (1) There shall be a judi vested with jurisdiction to investigate and recommend to the Supreme Court of Florida justice or judge whose conotherwise, occurring on or after November 1, 1966, (without regard to the effective date of this section) demonstrates LEGALS continued on page 25 LEGAL NOTICES continued from page 23

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Page 26 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 29, 2012 (1) Surviving spouse of a veteran who died from serviceconnected causes while on active duty as a member of the United States Armed Forces. (2) Surviving spouse of a line of duty. (3) As used in this subsecgeneral law, the term: a. First responder means technician, or a paramedic. b. In the line of duty means arising out of and in the actual performance of duty required by employment as a ARTICLE XII SCHEDULE SECTION 32. Ad valorem tax relief for surviving spouses of veterans who died from service-connected causes and the line of duty.This section and the amendment to Section 6 of Article VII permitting the legislature to provide ad valorem tax relief to surviving spouses of veterans who died from service-connected who died in the line of duty shall take effect January 1, 2013. NO. 10 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE VII, SECTION 3 ARTICLE XII, SECTION 32 (Legislative) Ballot T itle: TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION. Ballot Summary: Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to: (1)Provide an exemption from ad valorem taxes levied by counties, municipalities, school districts, and other local governments on tangible personal property if the assessed value of an owners tangible personal property is greater than $25,000 but less than $50,000. This new exemption, if approved by the voters, will take effect on January 1, 2013, and apply to the 2013 tax roll and subsequent tax rolls. (2) Authorize a county or municipality for the purpose of its respective levy, and as provided by general law, to provide tangible personal property tax exemptions by ordinance. This is in addition to other statewide tangible personal property tax exemptions provided by the Constitution and this amendment. Full T ext: ARTICLE VII FINANCE AND TAXATION SECTION 3. Taxes; exemptions. (a) All property owned by a municipality and used exclusively by it for municipal or public purposes shall be exempt from taxation. A munici pality, owning property outside the municipality, may be required by general law to make payment to the taxing unit in which the property is located. Such portions of property as are used predominantly for religious or charitable purpos es may be exempted by general law from taxation. (b) There shall be exempt from taxation, cumulatively, to every head of a family residing in this state, household goods and personal effects to not less than one thousand dollars, and to every widow or widower or person who is blind or totally and permanently disabled, property to the value (c) Any county or munici pality may, for the purpose of its respective tax levy and subject to the provisions of this subsection and general law, grant community and econom ic development ad valorem tax exemptions to new businesses and expansions of exby general law. Such an exemption may be granted only by ordinance of the county or municipality, and only after the electors of the county or municipality voting on such question in a referendum authorize the county or municipality to adopt such ordinances. An exemption so granted shall apply to improvements to real property made by or for the use of a new business and improve ments to real property related to the expansion of an existing business and shall also apply to tangible personal property of such new business and tangible personal property related to the expansion of an existing business. The amount or limits of the amount of such exgeneral law. The period of time for which such exemption may be granted to a new business or expansion of an existing business shall be determined by general law. The authority to grant such exemption shall expire ten years from the date of approval by the electors of the county or municipality, and may be renewable by referendum as provided by general law. (d) Any county or munici pality may, for the purpose of its respective tax levy and subject to the provisions of this subsection and general law, grant historic preservation ad valorem tax exemptions to owners of historic proper ties. This exemption may be granted only by ordinance of the county or municipality. The amount or limits of the amount of this exemption and the requirements for eligible by general law. The period of time for which this exemption may be granted to a property owner shall be determined by general law. (e)(1) By general law and dollars of the assessed value of tangible personal property is subject to tangible personal property tax shall be exempt from ad valorem taxation. Tangible personal property is also exempt from ad valorem taxation if the assessed value of such property is greater than dollars. (2) A county or municipal ity may, for the purposes of its respective tax levy, provide additional tangible personal property tax exemptions by ordinance, subject to this subsection and as provided in general law. (f) There shall be granted an ad valorem tax exemption for real property dedicated in perpetuity for conservation purposes, including real property encumbered by perpetual conservation easements or by other perpetual conserva general law. (g) By general law and subject to the conditions specreceives a homestead exemption as provided in section 6 of this article; who was a member of the United States military or military reserves, the United States Coast Guard or its reserves, or the Florida National Guard; and who was deployed during the preceding calendar year on active duty outside the continental United States, Alaska, or Hawaii in support of military operations designated by the legislature shall receive an additional exemption equal to a percentage of the taxable value of his or her homestead property. The applicable percentage shall be calculated as the number of days during the preceding calendar year the person was deployed on active duty outside the continental United States, Alaska, or Hawaii in support of military operations designated by the legislature divided by the number of days in that year. ARTICLE XII SCHEDULE SECTION 32. Tangible personal property; ad valorem tax exemption.The amendment to Section 3 of Article VII providing that property is exempt from tangible personal property tax if the assessed value of such property is greater sand dollars shall take effect January 1, 2013, and applies to assessments for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2013. NO. 11 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE VII, SECTION 6 (Legislative) Ballot T itle: ADDITIONAL HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION; LOW-INCOME SENIORS WHO MAINTAIN LONGTERM RESIDENCY ON PROPERTY; EQUAL TO ASSESSED VALUE. Ballot Summary: Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to authorize the Legislature, by general law and subject to conditions set forth in the general law, to allow counties and munici palities to grant an additional homestead tax exemption equal to the assessed value of homestead property if the property has a just value less than $250,000 to an owner who has maintained permanent residency on the property for not less than 25 years, who has attained age 65, and who has a low household income Full Text: ARTICLE VII FINANCE AND TAXATION SECTION 6. Homestead exemptions. (a) Every person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner, or another legally or naturally dependent upon the owner, shall be exempt from taxation thereon, except assessments for spethousand dollars and, for all levies other than school district levies, on the assessed valua thousand dollars, upon establishment of right thereto in the manner prescribed by law. The real estate may be held by legal or equitable title, by the entireties, jointly, in common, as a condominium, or indirectly by stock ownership or membership representing the owners or members propri etary interest in a corporation owning a fee or a leasehold initially in excess of ninetyeight years. The exemption shall not apply with respect to any assessment roll until such in compliance with the provisions of section 4 by a state agency designated by general law. This exemption is repealed on the effective date of any amendment to this Article which provides for the assessment of homestead property at less than just value. (b) Not more than one exemption shall be allowed any individual or family unit or with respect to any residential unit. No exemption shall exceed the value of the real estate assessable to the owner or, in case of ownership through stock or membership in a corporation, the value of the proportion which the interest in the corporation bears to the assessed value of the property. (c) By general law and subject to conditions specimay provide to renters, who are permanent residents, ad valorem tax relief on all ad valorem tax levies. Such ad valorem tax relief shall be in the form and amount established by general law. (d) The legislature may, by general law, allow counties or municipalities, for the purpose of their respective tax levies and subject to the provisions of general law, to grant either or both of the following an additional homestead tax exemptions: (1) An exemption not exto any person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner and who has atwhose household income, as not exceed twenty thousand dollars ; or (2) An exemption equal to the assessed value of the property to any person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate with a just value thousand dollars and who has maintained thereon the permanent residence of the owner for and who has attained age sixincome does not exceed the income limitation prescribed in paragraph (1). The general law must allow counties and municipali ties to grant these this addi tional exemptions exemption within the limits prescribed in this subsection, by ordinance adopted in the manner prescribed by general law, and must provide for the periodic adjustment of the income limitation prescribed in this subsection for changes in the cost of living. (e) Each veteran who is age 65 or older who is partially or totally permanently disabled shall receive a discount from the amount of the ad valorem tax otherwise owed on homestead property the veteran owns and resides in if the disability was combat related, the veteran was a resident of this state at the time of entering the military service of the United States, and the veteran was honorably discharged upon separation from military service. The discount shall be in a percentage equal to the percentage of the veterans permanent, service-connect ed disability as determined by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. To qualify for the discount granted by this subsection, an applicant must submit to the county property appraiser, by March 1, proof of residency at the time of entering military serUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs stating the percentage of the veterans service-connected disability and such evidence that reaas combat related, and a copy of the veterans honorable discharge. If the property appraiser denies the request for a discount, the appraiser must notify the applicant in writing of the reasons for the denial, and the veteran may reapply. The Legislature may, by general law, waive the annual appli cation requirement in subsequent years. This subsection shall take effect December 7, 2006, is self-executing, and does not require implementing legislation. NO. 12 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE IX, SECTION 7 (Legislative) Ballot T itle: APPOINTMENT OF STUDENT BODY PRESIDENT TO BOARD OF GOV ERNORS OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM. Ballot Summary: Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to replace the president of the Florida Student Association with the chair of the council of state university student body presidents as the student member of the Board of Governors of the State University System and to require that the Board of Governors organize such council of state university student body presidents. Full T ext: ARTICLE IX EDUCATION SECTION 7. State University System. (a) PURPOSES. In order to achieve excellence through teaching students, advancing research and providing public idas citizens, their communi ties and economies, the people hereby establish a system of governance for the state university system of Florida. (b) STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM. There shall be a single state university system comprised of all public univer sities. A board of trustees shall administer each public univer sity and a board of governors shall govern the state univer sity system. (c) LOCAL BOARDS OF TRUSTEES. Each local constituent university shall be administered by a board of trustees consisting of thirteen members dedicated to the purposes of the state university system. The board of governors shall establish the powers and duties of the boards of trustees. Each board of trustees shall consist of six citizen members appointed zen members appointed by the board of governors. The appointed members shall be years as provided by law. The chair of the faculty senate, or the equivalent, and the president of the student body of the university shall also be members. (d) STATEWIDE BOARD OF GOVERNORS. The board of governors shall be a body corporate consisting of seventeen members. The board shall operate, regulate, control, and be fully respon sible for the management of the whole university system. These responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, of each constituent university and its articulation with free public schools and community colleges, ensuring the well-planned coordination and operation of the system, and avoiding wasteful duplication of facilities or programs. The boards management shall be subject to the powers of the legislature to appropriate for the expenditure of funds, and the board shall account for such expenditures as provided by law. The governor shall appoint to the board fourteen citizens dedicated to the purposes of the state university system. The appointed by the senate and serve staggered terms of seven years as provided by law. The commissioner of education, the chair of the advisory council of faculty senates, or the equivalent, and the chair of the council of LEGAL NOTICES continued from page 25 student body presidents, which council shall be organized by the board of governors and consist of all the student body presidents of the state univer sity system president of the Florida student association, or the equivalent shall also be members of the board. ________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 2009-172-CA FRIER FINANCE, INC Plaintiff, v. DORIS O. Stewart, and SHIRLEY H. BUTLER, Defendants. ___________________/ FINAL SUMMARY JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE THIS CAUSE came before the Court for hearing on July 19, 2012, upon Plaintiffs Motion for Summary Judgment of Foreclosure. Having reviewed the instant Motion and the supcounsel, and being otherwise fully advised in the premises, it is ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that: 1. The Court has jurisdiction of the subject matter and the parties of this cause. 2. There are no genuine issues of material fact. Plain tiffs Motion for Final Summary Judgment of foreclosure is GRANTED. 3. Plaintiff is entitled to an award of reasonable attorneys fees in the total amount of $900.00 at the rate of $150.00/ hour for 6.0 total attorney hours. In awarding same, the Court has considered all of the criteria set forth in Florida Patients Compensation Fund v. Rowe, 472 So. 2d1145 (Fla. 1985). 4. Plaintiff FRIER FINANCE, INC., whose address is 12788 U.S. Highway 90 West, Live Oak, FL 32060, is due the following: Principal balance: $60,085.00 Accrued interest through October 28, 2011, (per diem $15.61): $13,661.21 Accrued interest from October 29, 2011 to July 19, 2012 (per diem $15.61): $3,980.55 Late Charges: $1,150.00 Escrow Balance: $1,725.96 Attorneys fee incurred by The Decker Law Firm, P.A.: $2,629.63 Filing fee incurred by The Decker Law Firm, P.A.: $1,015.50 Service of process fee incurred by The Decker Law Firm, P.A.: $120.00 Publication fee incurred by The Decker Law Firm, P.A.: $294.00 Mediation fee incurred by The Decker Law Firm, P.A.: $1,000.00 Title Search fee incurred by Timothy D. Padgett, P.A.: $200.00 Attorneys Fees: Attorney Fee for Foreclosure Case: $900.00 Attorney Fee Total: $900.00 making a total sum of $86,761.85, that shall bear interest at the rate of 4.75% per year, or as otherwise prescribed by law, whichever is less. 5. Plaintiff holds a lien for the total sum superior to any claim or estate of Defendant on the following property in LEGALS continued on page 27

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AUGUST 29, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 27 Liberty County, Florida, legally described as: EXHIBIT A Lot 92, TURKEY CREEK ACRES, an unrecorded subdi vision, being more particularly described as follows: A parcel of land being in the Northwest 1/4 of Section 33, Township 1 North, Range 7 West, Liberty County, Florida and lying East of Turkey Creek Road (80.00 foot Rightof-Way), more particularly described by metes and bounds as follows: Begin at a concrete monument (4x4 no ID) marking the Northeast corner of said Northwest 1/4; and run thence S891W along the Northern boundary of said Northwest 1/4 a distance of 201.81 feet to a concrete monument (4x4 no ID) on the Easterly Rightof-Way boundary of said road; thence S06E along said Easterly Right-of-Way bound ary a distance of 45.62 feet to a re-bar (5/8 D.O.T.) marking a point of curve to the left; thence Southeasterly along said Easterly Right-of-Way boundary and said curve with radius of 1233.24 feet through a central angle of 06 for an arc distance of 147.16 feet (the chord of said are being S10E 147.08 feet) to a re-bar (PSM3031); thence N89E 173.91 feet to a re-bar (PSM3031) on the Eastern boundary of said Northwest 1/4; thence N01W (Bearing Base) along said Eastern boundary a distance of 189.67 feet to the Point of Beginning. The above described parcel of land being SUBJECT TO a 10.00 foot utility easement along each lot line. TOGETHER WITH that certain 1999 Manufactured Home, I.D. No(s). FLHML3B141720985A/B, Title No(s). 0079678763 and 0079678795. 6. If the sum with interest at the rate described in paragraph 4 and all cost accrued subsequent to this judgment are not paid, the clerk of this court shall sell the property at public sale on September 11, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time), or as soon thereafter as the sale may proceed, to the highest bidder for cash, except as prescribed in paragraph 7, at the Courthouse Steps, Liberty County Courthouse, 10818 NW SR 20, Bristol, Florida 32321 in accordance with section 45.031, Florida Statutes. 7. Plaintiff shall advance all subsequent costs of this action and shall be reimbursed for them by the clerk if plain tiff is not the purchaser of the property for sale. If plaintiff is the purchaser, the clerk shall credit plaintiffs bid with the total sum with interest and cost accruing subsequent to this judgment, or such part of it, as is necessary to pay the bid in full. title the clerk shall distribute the proceeds of the sale, so paying; all of plaintiffs cost; second, documentary cate; third, plaintiffs attorneys fees; fourth; the total sum due to plaintiff, less the items paid, plus interest at the rate prescribed in paragraph 4 from this date to the date of the sale; and by retaining any remaining amount pending the further order of this court. title defendant(s) and all persons claiming under or against the notice of lis pendens shall be foreclosed of all estate or claim in the property, except as to the potential rights of a condominium or homeowners association under chapter 718 or chapter 720, Florida Statutes, as more fully set forth or entity named on the cerpossession of the property. If any Defendant remains in possession of the property, the clerk shall without further order of the court issue forthwith a writ of possession upon request of the person named Notwithstanding the foregoing, the rights of any condominium or homeowners association to collect unpaid assessments from any subsequent mortgage holder, shall be preserved and shall be governed as provided in Section 718.116 and 720.3085, F.S., subject to limitations as set forth in Coral Lakes Community Association, Inc. v. Busey Bank, N.A., 35 Fla. L. Weekly D431 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2010). 10. If this property is sold a public auction, there may be additional money from the sale after payment of persons who are entitled to be paid from the sale proceeds pursuant to this Final Judgment. If you are a subordinate lien holder claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must entitled to any remaining funds. 11. If you are the property owner, you may claim these funds yourself. You are not required to have a lawyer or any other representation and you do not have to assign your rights to anyone else in order for you to claim any money to which you are entitled. Please check with the Clerk of Court, Liberty County Courthouse, 10818 NW SR 20, Bristol, Florida 32321, (850) 642-5188 with in 10 days after the sale to see if there is additional money from the foreclosure sale that the Clerk has in the Registry of the Court. 12. If you decide to sell your home or hire someone to help you claim the additional money, you should read very carefully, all papers you are required to sign ask someone else, preferably an attorney who is not related to the person offering to help you, to make sure that you understand what you are signing and that you are not transferring your property or the equity in your property without the proper information. If you cannot afford to pay an attorney, you may contact Legal Services of North Florida, Inc. (850) 862-3279, in your area, to see if you services. If they cannot assist you, they may be able to refer you to a local bar refer ral agency or suggest other options. If you choose to contact Legal Services of North Florida, Inc., for assistance, you should do so as soon as possible after receipt of this notice. 13. The Plaintiff may assign the Judgment or the bid to a third party without further order of the Court. 14. Jurisdiction of this action is retained to enter further orders that are proper including, judgment. DONE AND ORDERED in Chambers at Bristol, Liberty County, Florida, this 19th day of July, 2012. JAMES O. SHELFER Circuit Judge CERTIFICA TE OF SERVICE I HEREBY CERTIFY that a copy of the foregoing Final Summary Judgment has been furnished to the following: Timothy D. Padgett, ESQ. Timothy D. Padgett, P.A. 2878 Remington Green Circle Tallahassee, Florida 32308 Council for Plaintiff Shirley H. Butler 11860 NW Turkey Creek Rd. Bristol, FL 32321 Doris Stewart 12340 NW Turkey Creek Rd. Bristol, FL 32321 Quinn E. Brock, Esq. P. O. Drawer 311167 Enterprise, AL 36331 by regular U.S. mail this 19 day of July, 2012 Clerk of Court Robert Hill, Clerk V. Summers Deputy Clerk 8-22, 8-29________________________ NOTICE OF APPLICA TION FOR T AX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That LABAN OR LINDA BONTRAGER the holder of the folnumber and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO.: 59 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2010 Description of Property: Commence at a concrete monument marking the Northwest Corner of Section 33, Township 1 North, Range 7 West, Liberty County, Florida and thence proceed South 89 degrees 18 minutes 06 seconds East along the North boundary of said Section 33, a distance of 2204.71 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING, thence continue South 89 degrees 18 minutes 06 seconds East along said North bound ary 183.50 feet to the Westerly right-of-way boundary of an 80.00 foot wide roadway; thence run South 06 degrees 12 minutes 59 seconds East along said Westerly right-ofway boundary 55.12 feet to a point of curve to the left; thence run Southeasterly along said Westerly right-ofway boundary and said curve having a radius of 1185.92 feet through a central angle of 06 degrees 38 minutes 46 seconds for an arc distance of 137.56 feet (chord being South 09 degrees 32 minutes 23 seconds East 137.49 feet) to the North right-of-way boundary of a 60.00 foot wide roadway; thence run North 89 degrees 23 minutes 10 seconds West along said North right-of-way boundary 212.76 feet; thence run North 00 degrees 09 minutes 11 seconds East 190.34 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Containing 0.86 of an acre, more or less. Name in which assessed: JOY J. WHITED Said property being in the County of Liberty, State of Florida. be redeemed according to law the property described in the highest bidder at the front door of the Liberty County Courthouse, 10818 NW SR 20, Bristol, Florida on the 3rd day of October 2012 at 11:00 A.M. E.S.T. Dated this 23rd day of August 2012 ROBERT HILL, CLERK OF COURT Kathleen E. Brown, Deputy Clerk 8-29 T 9-19________________________ NOTICE OF APPLICA TION FOR T AX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that LABAN OR LINDA BONTRAGER the holder of the folnumber and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO.: 105 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 Description of Property: Lot 14: Commence at a rod and cap marking the Southwest corner of Block of the Town of Sumatra lying in Section 30, Township 5 South, Range 7 West, Liberty County, Florida, said point also lying on the Northerly right of way of State Road Number 22 (right of way varies); thence run South 05 degrees 08 minutes 10 seconds East 80.00 feet to a point lying on the Southerly right of way of said State Road Number 22; thence run along said right of way as follows: North 84 degrees 51 minutes 50 seconds East 1900.00 feet; thence South 05 degrees 08 minutes 10 seconds East 92.00 feet; thence North 84 degrees 51 minutes 50 seconds East 978.49 feet; thence South 00 degrees 54 minutes 18 seconds West 3.88 feet to a concrete monument; thence South 00 degrees 47 minutes 50 seconds West 268.96 feet to a point lying on the centerline of a 60 foot wide roadway and utility easement; thence run along centerline as follows: South 76 degrees 47 minutes 49 seconds West 142.63 feet; thence leaving said centerline run North 05 degrees 08 minutes 10 seconds West 30.30 feet to a point lying on the Northerly right of way of said 60 foot wide roadway and utility easement; thence run along said right of way as follows: South 76 degrees 47 minutes 49 seconds West 5.18 feet; thence South 73 degrees 06 minutes 50 seconds West 148.06 feet; thence South 70 degrees 15 minutes 40 seconds West 465.78 feet; thence South 76 degrees 59 minutes 59 seconds West 65.26 feet; thence South 76 degrees 59 minutes 59 seconds West 37.74 feet; thence South 81 degrees 00 minutes 49 seconds West 132.88 feet to a point lying on the centerline of a 60 foot wide roadway easement; thence leaving said right of way run along said centerline South 05 degrees 15 minutes 46 seconds East 679.23 feet; thence leaving said centerline run North 84 degrees 51 minutes 50 seconds East 420 feet to a rod and cap for the Point of Beginning; thence from said Point of Beginning run North 05 degrees 15 minutes 46 seconds West 210.00 feet to a rod and cap lying on the centerline of a 60 foot wide roadway easement; thence run along said centerline North 84 degrees 51 minutes 50 seconds East 210.00 feet; thence leaving said centerline run South 05 degrees 15 minutes 46 seconds East 210.00 feet to a rod and cap; thence South 84 degrees 51 minutes 50 seconds West 210.00 feet to the Point of Beginning. Subject to a roadway and utility easement lying over and across the Northerly 30 feet described thereof. Name in which assessed: LEE W. GLASSER Said property being in the County of Liberty, State of Florida. be redeemed according to law the property described in such highest bidder at the Front Door of the Liberty County Courthouse, 10818 NW SR 20, Bristol, Florida on the 3rd day of October, 2012 at 11:00 A.M., E.S.T. Dated this 23rd day of August, 2012. ROBERT HILL, CLERK OF COURT Kathleen E. Brown, Deputy Clerk 8-29 T 9-19PUBLIC AUCTION Bristol 66 Towing and Recovery will hold a Public Auction on Sept. 6 at 5:30 p.m. (ET). Vin# 2FMZA5148WBC98643 Auction will be held at Bristol 66 Storage on Hoecake Road off Highway 20 East, one half mile on left, you will see our sign. Bristol 66 Towing reserves the right to reject any and all bids. The Calhoun-Liberty Journal August 29, 2012. If you need any more information on the above vehicle, please call TELOGIA POWER, LLC NEEDED (850) 379-8341 or fax resume to(850) 379-8677 JOB MKT. MAC TECH NEEDEDPart time to help maintain, computer network in Bristol. Reply with info on background and experience to teresae@fairpoint.net. Class A CDL Flatbed Drivers Corporation T win Oaks Juvenile Development, Inc.For more information phone 379-3973.Help NeededApalachicola Forest Youth Camp is looking to hire an energetic, highly creative, orga nized and responsible person to work with our 21st Century After School program. You must be able to work from 3:30-7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and some Saturdays. and contact T ravis Anderson at 379-3973. PHONE (850) 643-3333 FAX (850) 643-3334 The Calhoun-Liberty JOURNALthejournal@fairpoint.net and CLJNEWS.COM LEGAL NOTICES continued from page 26

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Page 28 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 29, 2012 FWC asks public to share Florida panther sightings and photos on websiteThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has launched a new website that makes it easy for citizens who spot Florida panthers to share the information online. The site www.Public.MyFWC.com/hsc/PantherSight ings/ enables the public to report when and where they have seen a panther or its tracks and upload photos of the sighting. As recently as the 1970s, the Florida panther was close to disappearing, with as few as 20 animals in the wild. Now there are an estimated 100 to 160 adults and sub-adults. Sub-adults are panthers that have left their mother but are not yet breeding age. The growing population of this endangered species and its need to roam over large areas mean panthers are spreading beyond their well-documented south Florida range. The FWC has evidence of panther sightings throughout Florida and is getting increased reports from people lucky enough to have photographed a panther or its tracks. While its encouraging to hear from a person who is excited about seeing a Florida panther, the FWC has to have specific documentation of the panther sighting to provide sound science-based panther management, said Darrell Land, FWC panther team leader. Weve been receiving a lot of panther pictures from people who use trail cameras, and this website makes it easy for them to share that information with the FWC. FWC researchers will use the reported sightings to gain knowledge on the range of Florida panthers. The comeback of the Florida panther is a great example of what coordinated conservation efforts can accomplish, Land said. The FWC is asking people to help document how panthers are responding to these conservation efforts and where they are coexisting with Floridas 19 million human residents. Learn more about the Florida panther at FloridaPantherNet.org/. The site includes information about panthers for people of different interest levels, including a color ing book and activity pages for kids. PYTHON PATROLRecord python is a reminder to call 1 (888) IveGot1ALTAMONTE SPRINGS A 17.7 foot Burmese python carrying 87 eggs is a record for Everglades National Park and a reminder that these problem snakes are here to stay. The Nature Conservancy has been working to prevent their spread out of the Everglades by training responders to pick them up when sighted. If you see a sun-bathing python or any other invasive species, like Nile monitors, take a photo and please call 1 (888) IveGot1 and report your sighting to the Python Patrol. We have 24-hour response by law enforcement in 10 counties, although anyone in Florida can leave a message, said Nature Conservancy Biologist Cheryl Millett, who runs the Conservancys Python Patrol program. The counties where a responder trained by the Conservancy to capture invasive snakes is dispatched are: Miami-Dade, Monroe, Collier, Hendry, Broward, Palm Beach, Glades, Martin, St. Lucie and Okeechobee counties. The Nature Conservancy began the Python Patrol in 2008 to help prevent the spread of snakes out of Everglades National Park and into the Florida Keys where one had been discovered after feeding on an endangered Key Largo wood rat. People who work outside for a living were encouraged to call in sightings and trained responders up and down the Keys captured the intruders. Now the program is being implemented across the southern part of the state. Pythons eat a wide range of wildlife species, including birds, mammals and alligators up to four feet long. University of Florida scientists studying Floridas largest snake found to date said its size would allow it to eat most anything. Capture of the record snake was announced by UF Monday. By capturing snakes in the counties on the edges of the major infestation in the park we may be able to stop the spread and prevent new breeding. And by capturing them in the park we hope to suppress the population, Millett said. as well. There is also an iPhone App available through iTunes called IveGot1 that was developed by the University of Georgia. The phone number and web site are open for reports of all invaders, Conservation Commission is partnering with the Conservancy to respond to reports. And wildlife and bag snakes. We encourage everyone to become more familiar with distinguishing invasive from native reptiles by taking the free online REDDy training offered by the University of Florida, Millett said. Online REDDy training is at www.ufwildlife. end of the 40-minute free training, plus ID and reporting handouts.The Nature Conservancy is a leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. To date, the Conservancy and its more than one million members have been responsible for the protection of more than 18 million acres in the United States and have helped preserve more than 117 million acres in Latin America, the Caribbean, Asia and the www.nature.org.

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ITEMS FOR SALESix mobile home windows $40 for all. Mobile home 36x80 storm door, $30. 220 Amp breaker box, never used, $130. Call 762-3924.8-29, 9-5Infant girls car seat, $40. Call 643-2859. 8-29, 9-5T wo quilt tops, complete and ready to be quilted, $10 each. Call 643-5957. 8-29, 9-5Movies: 62 total, 55 on VCR tapes and 17 on DVDs, $55 for all. Call 674-8385. 8-29, 9-5Boys shirts, $1 each. Call 6743264. 8-29, 9-5Saanen of antenna tower, couple of sticks, 3 for $100 or $50 each. Call 762-4231. 8-29, 9-5Metallic red drums, base and three tom toms, heads on both ends, $100 OBO. Call 762-4231.8-29, 9-5Old Avon bottles, antique adult potty chair, two 4 ft. Amish wagon wheels. Call 762-8471. 8-22, 8-29Antique Navy steamer trunk with drawer, has original lining, a lot of hardware. Measures 24 in. tall by 36 in. long and 21 in. wide, $100 8-22, 8-2920x12 portable shed, 48 door, wired with lights and AC, has a 20 matching double carport, $2,999 OBO. Call (850) 294-1760. 8-22, 8-29Old kitchen collectibles, old tools, lead crystal glass and green Depression glass. Call 762-8471. 8-22, 8-29Compost bin, hardly used, $199. Grading slate, 6 ft. long, never used, 3 point hitch, heavy duty, $450. Call 762-8941. 8-22, 8-29Diamond tennis bracelet, 14k gold, appraised at $1,500, asking $1,200. Call 674-8992. 8-22, 8-29Bunk beds, queen size bed, washer & dryer and other household items. Call 643-8035.8-22, 8-29Little T ykes race car toddler bed, royal blue, uses crib size mattress, $50. Call 643-3639. 8-22, 8-29Bedding material: Sheets, comforters, mattress pads, cotton blankets, mattress covers and more. Everyone is invited to shop at the Calhoun-Liberty Ministry Center store. Located on Hwy. 20 E. in Blountstown, 6741818. UFNMens, ladies and childrens clothes. Many items for the 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 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 BD, 1 1/2 BA TownhousesBRISTOL Mobile Homes643-7740 FOR RENT BLOUNTSTOWN REAL EST A TEWANTED: Will buy 10 to 1,000 acres, reasonably priced. Immediate closing. Call (850) 544-5441 or (850) 570-0222 Victorian couch and chair. Baby bed with two mattresses. Call 762-8471. 8-22, 8-29Brown couch, pulls out into a bed, in great shape, $30. Antique chair, green, in great shape, $20. Call 447-4502. 8-22, 8-29Big Boy Recliner, mocha, good condition, $100. Call 674-2716. 8-22, 8-29Couch only a few months old, $150. Call 447-3361. 8-22, 8-29Matching sofa and love seat, dusty rose with dusty blue with matching lamps, $275. Call (850) 557-3455. 8-22, 8-29King size mattress in good condition, $75. Call 674-8183. 8-22, 8-29Wood dining room table, 7 foot, in excellent condition, $250. Call 674-4454. 8-22, 8-29Good used furniture and appliances needed at Calhoun Liberty Ministry Center. Call 674-1818. UFN TRUCKS1985 Dodge pickup, half ton, runs good, no tailgate, standard shift, $600 OBO. Call 209-2698.8-29, 9-51986 Suburban, 4-door, air conditioning front and rear, new 350 running gear and transmission. For sale or trade for a smaller vehicle. Call 274-1002. 8-29, 9-5 1989 1-ton dully Ford, with dump bed, 460 engine, has a blown head gasket, $1,000. Call 7623224. 8-22, 8-291998 Jeep Wrangler, 5 speed, 4WD, towing package, soft and hard top, $7,000. Call 447-1786.8-22, 8-291995 T oyota pickup, 2WD, 5-speed, regular cab, $1,000. Call 447-1926. 8-22, 8-29 CARS1979 Chevy Camaro, new paint, new rebuilt engine, $4,500. Call 237-1315. 8-29, 9-51997 Mercury station wagon, green, $1,400. Call 674-3264.8-29, 9-51999 Nissan Maxima GLE, white, has some electrical problems, $1,200 as is. Call 643-2876.8-29, 9-52002 Dodge Stratus RT, sports coupe, leather, loaded, in very good condition, $4,000 OBO. Call 209-9489. 8-22, 8-29 VEHICLE ACCESSORIEST wo Goodyear Wrangler tires, 5-275-GOR20 about half tread, both for $50. Call 762-8491.8-29, 9-5 Two story, 2 BD old block house. Completely Furnished. Rail fenced yard.$40,000(850) 447-1533House FOR Sale IN Blountstown For Rent IN BRISTOL Call 643-6646 Sept. 1 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 For Rent IN Hosford2 BD, 1 BA House.8-15 T 9-5Call for more information (850) 627-8287 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 3 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 & Free Appliances.$115,900Call 762-8185 or 447-20258-29T 9-26New Home for sale in Altha

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AUGUST 29, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 31BECOME A VOLUNTEER FLORIDA GUARDIAN AD LITEM FOUNDATIONPHONE (850) 410-4642 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. MOTORCYCLE & ATVs1987 Honda 600R 4-stroke motorcycle, $1,000. Call 447-1926.8-22, 8-29 HOMES & LAND1978 T railer, 2 BD, 1 BA, $2,500. Must be moved. Call 447-1180 or 447-3725. 8-29, 9-51994 Mobile home, 24x52, 3 BD, 2 BA with new carpet, laminated unit, $12,000. Call 643-2859. 8-29, 9-51999 Fleetwood Elite, 3BD, 2 BA mobile home, 16x80, must be moved, $12,000 OBO. Call 5099607. 8-22, 8-291997 Skyline mobile home, 14x70, 3BD, 2 BA, $6,000. Call 447-1926. 8-22, 8-29 HUNTING/FISHING14 ft. Kennedy Craft boat with side console new battery, 25 hp with new tires, clear title, $2,200. Call 447-3661. 8-29, 9-5 and pistol. Call 762-8471. 8-22, 8-291985 18 ft. boat, with 110 Mercury Cruiser inboard/outboard motor, $1,200 OBO. Call 762-3224. 8-22, 8-29Boat with trailer. 1975 Mercury STARSCOPEFAMOUS BIRTHDAYSARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, balance and harmony will T AURUS Apr 21/May 21 Intentions can be lost when communication is not effective, Taurus. So dont expect someone to understand simply by your actions alone. Explain GEMINI May 22/Jun 21 works sometimes, but this CANCER Jun 22/Jul 22 Cancer, most of the time you seem slow and steady. But every once in a while you show some passion that others may not expect from you. These sudden bursts are human. LEO Jul 23/Aug 23 the stars have set in your place even if you want to. Its best to simply accept the cards and make the most of them. VIRGO Aug 24/Sept 22 ship. Now is the time to set voice heard. The other person will be receptive. LIBRA Sept 23/Oct 23 Libra, you are ready to the ideal time to make your move SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22 may try your patience this week. Rise above any potential confrontations, and you will better because of it. SAGITT ARIUS Nov 23/Dec 21 You may be misunderstood all day, but that wont put a damper Let others think what they want to think and simply carry on. CAPRICORN Dec 22/Jan 20 Capricorn, a new person in your life will become a close son will have the qualities and friendship will be easy. AQUARIUS Jan 21/Feb 18 take matters into your own hands, Aquarius. Dont put off too important to push aside. PISCES Feb 19/Mar 20 This is the perfect time to address the questions that have been on your mind, Pisces. Week of Aug. 26 ~ Sept. 1AUGUST 26 Chris Pine, Actor (32) AUGUST 27 Paul Reubens, Actor (60) AUGUST 28 AUGUST 29 Leah Michele, Actress (26) AUGUST 30 AUGUST 31 Dana Hamm, Model (32) SEPTEMBER 1 Barry Gibb, Musician (62) LOST/FOUNDLOST : White male dog, about 2 months old, lost at Lake Mystic, white with black spots. Call 6438383 ask for Delilah. 8-29, 9-5 LOST : Brown Chihuahua answers to Whisky, last seen on 12th Street in Blountstown behind Hunrequires medication. He is very loved and missed by his family. Please, if you have any information, call 674-1297. No questions asked if returned safely. 8-22, 8-29 TOOLS AND HEAVY EQUIPMENT Avery farm tractor,762-4231. 8-29, 9-512 inch Craftsman table saw with all equipment. Call 674-4554.8-22, 8-29 WANTEDDisk to pull behind A TVden tractor. Call 693-0898.8-22, 8-29 CAMPERS2003 Keystone 24 ft. camper 5th stove and electric AC, $5,500. Call (727) 457-6693. 8-22, 8-29 YARD SALESBLOUNTST OWN Yard sale, Saturday, Sept. 1 beon John G. Bryant Road (1/4 mile to Woodmont Community. Tons of train, Disney train set with box, Vteck sit and stand toy, Fisher Price mens clothes, boys clothes newborn to 5T (name brand, like new) over 50 pair of shoes (newborn to adult), baby blankets, home decor, purses, DVDs $1 each. No everyone. Call 643-6009. BRIST OL Multi-family yard sale, Saturday, Hwy. 20. Childrens, mens, womens clothes. Lots of 50 items and lots more. Call 643-5957. Cancel if rain. work. Call (850) 209-2487. 8-22, 8-29 T-hull with $2,000 OBO. Call 643-8263 after 6 p.m. weekdays. UFN WATER WELL SUPPLIESDo you need parts for That Darn Pump? We have capacitors, relays, control boxes, pressure switches, check valves, foot valves, air volume control valves, wire, pumps, tanks and much more. Available 7 days a week until 9 p.m. Repair questions are welcomed. Call us at That Darn Pump at 643-4357. BPA/UFN PETS/SUPPLIESFive Chiweenie pups, female, born July 1. Three chocolate at $100 each. Two Dapple brindle, mother is Chiweenie, father is mini tri-color Chocolate Dachshund. Will be about 12 pounds when adult. Photos can be requested by email. Call 643-3809 or 6438219. 8-29, 9-5Mother cat and kittens, free to a Call 491-7380. 8-29, 9-5Jack Russell 8-29, 9-5Black Arabian Morgan male project horse, loves people. Shots up-to-date, no bad habits. Call 491-7380. 8-29, 9-5Kittens who are pre-teen kittens and we full of mischief plus we have lovable personalities. Weve had our kitten check-ups. For more information call our Foster Mom Ruth at (850) 237-2740. 8-29, 9-5. Has not been Call 674-2716. 8-22, 8-29Bob-T ailed kittens, home. Call 674-5696. 8-22, 8-29Chihuahua puppies, $50. Call 674-3011. 8-22, 8-29Rat T errier home. Call 762-2959. 8-22, 8-29Buy, sell or trade in the FOR SALEIN HOSFORD379-8457* 2 BD, 1 BA, fenced yard, close to school. At 21354 Roberts Street. $40,000. 4 BD, 1 1/2 BA house w/carport, up town, fenced property, Ferrell Street. $70,000. 2 BD, 1 BA, on a pretty lot, new roof and septic tank. At 15657 Hosford Street. $35,000. Park on property with 6 rentAt 14332 NE State Road 65. $150,000. 2 BD, 1 BA nice house with other fruit trees, nice quiet erty. At 21042 NE Talquin Circle. $75,000.

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Parent meetings start off the new year at Altha SchoolPage 32 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 29, 2012 by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorA Telogia man, his son and a friend from Bristol hauled an 11 foot, 5 1/2 inch alligator out of the Apalachicola River Monday night just a short time after setting out from Hickory Landing. Tommy Harris said he and his son, Jayson, found the gator the previous night and knew theyd need two boats to get their catch and themselves back to the bank. Harris said they went up river to Bushy Creek in a 14 ft. aluminium boat. Their friend, Chris Dykes, stayed they called him by walkie-talkie to tell him to bring the second boat, which was also a 14-footer. We called him to help us corral him, Harris said. We were having a dickins of a time, just me and my son, he said of their 40-minute battle with the reptile. When Chris arrived, The gator like to got in the boat with him, Harris said, describing how the alligator managed to get one foot in the second aluminium boat. He come up the side of the boat have throwed 10 gallons of water in the boat, said Harris, who added that the big gator tilted the boat sideways. went through the woods, Harris said. and that really upset him. They killed him with the second shot. It was a heck of a time for a awhile there, Harris said about capturing the 420-lb. alligator. He said he and his son got a smaller alligator last year that measured seven feet and two inches, but, That wasnt nothing compared to this one. JOHNNY EUBANKS PHOT OThree take 11 1/2-ft. gator near Hickory Landing LEFT: Altha second grade teachers Rhonda Price speak with parents about their plans for the school year. BELOW: Students and parents gath ered to learn what to expect this term. Parent meetings are being held at each grade level at the school. Several grades have already met and others are scheduled in the coming weeks.



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Death by Chocolate....13 Obituaries....21 Legals.....22-27 Classieds....30, 31 Three take 11 1/2 ft gator...32 Sheriff's Log...2 Poker Run Sept. 8...4 Farm Bureau Banquet...8 News from the Pews...10 Liberty 4-H News...11 CLJNews.com WEdnDNEsdSDAY, AAUGUstST 29, 2012 Vol. 32, No. 35JOUURNAAL ThHE CAlhoLHOUnN-LIbBErtRTY 50INCLUDES TAX FDLEE reports inconclusive nding in McLemore caseABOVE: A downed pine tree snagged electric lines as it fell across S.R. 20 Monday, causing a power outage of about three hours for Talquin Electric customers in Hosford and Bristol. on Chester Street. RIGHT: A crew caused the problem as the panhandle braced for the wind and rain expected as Tropical Storm Isaac slowly churned in the Gulf of Mexico heading toward New Orleans. PHILIL CCOALEALE PHOTT OSSLiberty Countys Tait Shuler (#72) is sandwiched between two Chipley players while tackling the ball carrier in Fridays game. PA AGEE 16 by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorDid Tranum McLemore die by his own hand or was he killed? An investigation by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) resulted in the same answer for both questions: Inconclusive. The FDLE investigation does not was the victim of a homicide; however, it likewise cannot be conclusively determined that his death was a suicide, according to the two-paragraph summary in the report released Tuesday. Concerns were raised about the death of the middle-school football coach, the father of three young girls, whose marriage to their mother had already ended once in divorce. The two later reconciled but appeared to be heading for another split up. His widow, Winter McLemore, said she had put the girls to bed and she and Tranum were going to discuss the divorce the night of April 4. She said they got ready for bed and left one small lamp on as they began to talk peaceably about an equitable divorce. She said there was no warning when her husband suddenly started choking her. A short time later, she drove herself to entered the dispatchers room, crying and holding her reddened throat. Tranums body was facedown on the bloodied carpet at the foot of their bed. He had three bullet wounds. Shell casings recovered at the scene showed That night, the Liberty County death was a suicide. Im satisfied without a doubt in my mind that it was said a short time later. But questions about the investigation, including the fact that two members of the sheriffs office are Winters uncles, rumors of affairs by both of the McLemores and concerns about how evidence was handled at the scene of the shooting led to a request that the FDLE follow up with an investigation of their own.TWO POTENTIAL SUSPECTS ELIMINATEDThe FDLE investigation included extensive analysis of subpoenaed phone records, including those of Winter McLemore and two men with whom she admitted being involved with. She had exchanged hundreds of text messages with each of them. Both had alibis for the night of the shooting and were eliminated as potential suspects in McLemores death, according to the report. The report said Winter admitted being involved with one of the men since January 2012. The other relationship developed after her husbands death.CHILD MADE PHONE CALL AFTER FINDING BODYAfter looking into conflicting accounts about when Winter called her sister, Laurie Brandon, that night, the FDLE determined that it was Winters 10-year-old daughter who called her aunt at 9:22. Laurie told investigators she thought See McLELEMOREE on page 3 FWCC seeking Florida panther sighting reportsPA AGEE 28 TT wo OK after car runs into tree off CCR 274 PA AGEE 12 DETOUR

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Emergency workers responding to a 9:53 a.m. report of an unresponsive person in a locked car with its motor still running found 48-year-old Diana L. Sumner slumped over the steering wheel of a 2004 Cadillac at the intersection of NW Charlie Johns Street and North Main Street in Blountstown Friday. Sumner failed to hear people yelling out to her and knocking repeatedly on the doors of her car. She came to after a deputy broke out a rear passenger side window. The driver then unlocked the doors and turned the motor off, allowing emergency medical workers to evaluate her. Sumner stated that she was heading to a home on SR 69 North when she stopped for the stop sign. She said she did not recall falling asleep. When Sgt. Jared Nichols noted that she appeared disoriented, Sumner said she had taken two Loratabs. Nichols decided against continuing field sobriety exercises and arrested her for DUI. She consented to a blood test and was taken to Calhoun-Liberty Hospital. She later stated that she had taken three Loratabs that morning, and said she had used the prescription medication for 14 years for degenerative discs in her back. She admitted having a similar incident in Panama City where she passed out behind the wheel of her car She was given a conditional release following her arrest. A 21-year-old Bristol man was charged with domestic battery after an altercation with his mother at their residence on Green Acres Road Saturday. The Liberty County that Spenser Faircloth was beating his mother. The victim, 43, said her son had been complaining a lot, which led to an argument. She said he came up behind her and pushed her, then grabbed her by the arm and began to shove her. She said he kept coming after her until she told him she was going to call the law. His mother said she walked out the front door and he apparently went out the back door and ran into the woods. Deputies searched the home and outlying area but About an hour later, Faircloth returned to his home and was taken into custody. The arrest caused him to violate his state probation. He is being held without bond in the Liberty County Jail. by a convicted felon after he allegedly pawned two guns, a .22 single-shot youth shot Kmart shotgun. Arrested was Josh Church, 37. According to the arrest report, Patrick Hagerman, 38, of Bristol had allowed Church to take two guns that belonged to his young sons. Church had been working with Hagerman and, according to the arrest report, the two men had argued and Church was asked to hold on to the residence. When Hagerman later asked that the guns be returned, he said Church told him they had been pawned to Ken Sumner for $60. Church said the guns were his and he planned to return to get them that Friday, according to Sumner. Church told a deputy he pawned the guns because Hagerman had not paid him. Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 29, 2012 ARREST REPORTS compiled by Journal Editor Teresa Eubanks Listings include name followed by charge and agency. The names above represent those charged. We remind our readers that all are presumed innocent until proven guilty.Blountstown Police Dept.Aug. 20 through Aug. 26, 2012 Citations issued: Accidents...............00 .................22S Special details Business alarms.....02 Residential alarms..........00 .............................................................112tAugust 20 Mark McGill, child support, CCSO. August 21 Dannyelle Mari White, out of county warrant (Bay Co.), CCSO. August 22 Amanda Hamlin, VOP, CCSO. August 24 Dale Doty, DUI, FHP. Diana Sumner, DUI, BPD. August 25 Felice Perez-Patino, no valid drivers license, CCSO.LY tAugust 21 Dannyelle M. White, holding for CCSO, CCSO. August 22 Amanda Hamlin, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Patrick Hagerman, warrant (posfelon), LCSO. August 23 Janice Shiver, passing worthless bank checks, LCSO. August 24 Joshua Church, possession of a weapon by a felon, LCSO. August 26 Diana Sumner, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Spencer Faircloth, battery (domestic), LCSO. Christopher Daniels, driving with license suspended or revoked, LCSO. Jessica Fulghum, warrant (Franklin) (domestic battery), LCSO. H LO We will be closed Sept. 3 for Labor DayBlountstown Drugs20370 Central Ave. W. BlountstownLOUNTSTOWNeee 674-2222 Thanks America, for all of your hard work in the ofce, in the eld, in the classroom, in the factory and beyond. Your efforts keep our country and our communities strong and we salute your commitment to a job well done. Have a safe and happy holiday. OL OONLLLR FREE EESTIMATES (850) 643-7062JoshOSH ChurchHURCH SpenserPENSER fairclothFAIRCLOTH DianaIANA SumnerUMNER Bristol man charged with gun possession by a convicted felonBristol man arrested for attacking motherWoman charged with DUI after being found unconscious at stop sign

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AUGUST 29, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 3 TheHE Liberty County Courthouse will be CLOSED Monday, Sept. 3 in observance of LABOR DAYRobert Hill Clerk of the Court NO HIDDEN CHARGES: It is our policy that the patient and any other person responsible for payments has the right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed by payment or any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours or responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment.Cataracts?Freedom from Eye Glasses, Now a reality for many.Lee Mullis M.D. and Cataract SpecialistSmart Lenses SMDr. Mulliss Smart LensSM procedure can produce clear vision without eyeglasses.Close-up, Far away & In-between CALL TODAY for a Smart Lens Evaluation Mullis Eye Institute 4320 5th Ave. Marianna(2 Blks from Jackson Hospital)(850) 526-7775 or 1(800)769-3429 Heating & Air Conditioning FL LicIC. # CMC1249570R s s CCs (850) 674-4777Whaley Whaley RADIO FOOTTBALL ON WYBTT AND WPHKListen to football on WYBT and WPHK. This week.. it was Winter. When questioned, Laurie said the caller was hysterical and she could only understand the words arm and glass. She said she dropped the phone and rushed to her sisters house. Records showed that Winter later called her sister from an unrecorded line behind the dispatchers area at 9:30 p.m. The on-duty dispatcher said she had the impression Winter was leaving a message and heard her Come and get me. FDLE investigators reported that the McLemores oldest daughter said she was awakened by a noise described as the sound of a belt slapping the wall. According to the report, the youngster heard the sound of the house. Alone except for her two younger sisters, the 10-yearold went to her parents bedroom thought it was her mother. She called her aunt but never realized that the call had been answered. When interviewed by FDLE with a Child Protection Team, the little girl said after seeing her youngest sister crying in the hallway and put her back in bed. She told investigators she was praying she would be able to tell her aunt what had happened and hoped that she would be able to MISSING MONEYLCSO Investigator Brian Bateman confirmed that approximately $35,000 was found in the glove box of Tranums vehicle immediately after his death, according to the FDLE. Winter said Tranum had gotten a check for almost $30,000 after cashing out a CD at their bank without her knowledge. She said that there was around $6,000 in cash in the glovebox, along with the check. She said he had been taking small amounts of money from their joint bank account over the past few months because he knew we were getting a divorce. Winter later told FDLE her oldest daughter said she had seen the money in her fathers truck earlier but never mentioned it to her, fearing it might start an argument. No one seems to know what happened to the money. There was no documented report of this money in reports provided by to FDLE. When asked about the money Tuesday, Conyers said, Nothing of evidence was found in the truck. We didnt seize anything.THE GUNThe weapon used in Tranums death was reportedly found under his leg and was removed before FDLE arrived that night. LCSO Sgt. Jamie Shiver had a deputy document the guns location by taking a photo with a cell phone since no one had a camera at the scene. He said he removed the gun because he thought it was cocked and potentially dangerous. The gun, a P95 Ruger semiautomatic pistol, was owned by Tranum and had been used by held by the Blountstown Police gun during class; DNA from both was found on the pistol, according to FDLE. PHOTOS OF THE SCENE The crime scene photographs taken by the FDLE Crime with the photographs taken by the LCSO, according to the FDLE report. The FDLE photographs on his stomach with his left leg bent upward, and no firearm was observed to be present. The photographs taken by LCSO show Tranum lying on his stomach with his left leg bent back and touching the right leg.NO DECEPTION FOUND DURING POLYGRAPHFDLE found no deception was indicated when Winter took a polygraph test on June 27. The test included only three questions, which Winter reviewed in advance: shooting of Tranum? shoot Tranum? information about the shooting of Tranum? The report indicated she answered negative to all three questions and the test administrator said he believed she was telling the truth.WAS CHILD COACHED?On May 30, the McLemores 10-year-old daughter was interviewed and gave what investigators felt were very inconsistent answers. When asked about her relationship with her father, she replied that she had not really bonded with him, but said he denied seeing anything serious going on between her parents but did see them arguing about money. She said the afternoon of April 4, her father took her to McDonalds. She said he took his drivers license out, cut his photo out of it and handed it to her, stating, If anything happens, this is yours. When asked what it meant, she said she didnt know but that her father always said, Spend every day like its the last. Both an FDLE investigator and an investigator with the Florida Division of Children and Family agreed that it appeared the youngster had been coached on what to say. TWO BROTHERS CONCERNS Conyers said he stands behind his original determination that McLemores death was a suicide. The biggest critic of the McLemores brother, Klenton McLemore of Dothan, AL, who an independent investigation. He is adamant that his brother did not take his own life and alleges there were multiple accounts of crime scene contamination. Klenton McLemore said that just days before his brothers death, Tranum related to three different friends that he would never kill himselfhe loved his kids too much to ever not be able to be with them. He said that Tranum told those friends that if anyone ever said he had killed himself, it would not be true. The FDLE report found that every one of Klentons allegations were false or unsubstantiated, said LCSO Major Steve Swier. In response to some of the brothers allegations, the FDLE report concluded: that Winter McLemore received special treatment because she had relatives working with the LCSO. phone activity between Winter McLemore and her uncle, LCSO Major Dussia Shuler, The FDLE determined that Shuler was 56 miles away in Ebro at the time of McLemores death. He arrived at the scene at 9:48 p.m., according to the LCSO crime scene log. Winter hugged her husbands body and was allowed to shower right after the shooting. Klenton McLemore challenged the sequence of gunshot wounds as reported by the sheriff. The FDLE report concluded, The crime scene evidence cannot substantiate an exact scenario as to how the gunshots occurred. Opinion has been expressed by the exact sequence of gunshots The medical examiners firing a shot into his left arm before putting the gun to the right fatal shot. A third shot to his leg was explained as an accidental discharge from the gun as he fell Soon after the shooting, another McLemore brother, Scott McLemore who is an attorney in Houston, TX, said, Im not a ballistics expert, but the sequence of shots is extremely disturbing and sounds almost impossible to me.CASE CLOSEDThe FDLE report ended by stating the investigation was closed but added: In the event that new evidence is presented or becomes available at some point in the future, the FDLE will examine any such information and make a determination regarding the reopening of this investigation. McLEMORE INVESTIGATION co CONtTINUedED FRoOM the THE FRoONtT pP AGeE

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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 AuUGustUST 29, 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! 5,303 Wednesday, August 29 Adult Dance, 8-12 p.m. at the Legion Hall in Blountstown Monday, September 3 Tuesday, September 4 Sunday, September 2 Saturday, September 1 Thursday, August 30 Friday, August 31TODAYS MEETINGS7 p.m., Altha VFD AA, 6 p.m., Altha Community Center 2 p.m., Ag. Bldg., Conference Rm, across from Courthouse 6 p.m., Fire House 7 p.m. (CT), Dixie Lodge in Btown Action GGroup, 6 p.m., St. Paul AME Church in Blountstown 7 p.m., Apalachee RestaurantTODAYS MEETINGS7 p.m., Veterans Civic Center 6 p.m., Altha Community Center 5-8 p.m. (CT), WT Neal Civic Center, Blountstown 7 p.m., Field HouseTODAYS MEETINGS, noon, Calhoun-Liberty Hospital 7 p.m., Calhoun County Old Ag Bldg. east door, in front of jailTODAYS MEETINGS AA, 7 p.m., basement of Calhoun County CourthouseLCHS Dawgs vs. Graceville Away at 8 p.m. (ET) B-town Tigers vs. Holmes Co. Home at 7 p.m. (CT) 272, 2 p.m., Legion Hall in BlountstownBIRTHDAYS ~ Oneta Larkin, Carmen Foran, Joey Peacock, James Kelley and Karen Solomon Dudley BIRTHDAYS Sandra Brown, Kimberly Hardy, Katrina Lane, Kathy Knight, Derry Bowden, Helen Larkins & Ron WorrellFire Departments will host annual Poker Run Sept. 8The Calhoun County Fire Departments are hosting their second Annual Poker Run on Saturday, Sept. 8. Registration starts at 9 a.m. at Mossy Pond Volunteer Fire Department, located on 7128 NW Porter Grade Road with last rider out at 10 a.m. and ending at Westside Volunteer Fire Department with the last rider in at 1 p.m. There is an entry fee of $20, the second rider is $10 and you can increase your chances at a better hand for $5. The best poker hand wins $100 and the worst hand gets $50. There will be T-shirts available for sale. At the end of the run there will be food, door prizes and more, so come out and help Hope to see everyone at this fantastic event! A free Diabetes Prevention Program is being offered as a once a week class in Bristol. Throughout the program a trained lifestyle coach will give participants the help and support they need to make and sustain lifestyle changes to prevent type two diabetes. Program topics include strategies for: Plus, participants receive tools to help them monitor activity patterns and eating habits to assist them in achieving success. Free cookbooks and other giveaways are included in these tools. Diabetes prevention is possible, powerful and proven. If you are at risk, register 5 p.m. (ET) at Veterans Memorial Civic Center.BIRTHDAYS Joanne Rankin Stephanie Doran James Tyson Goodman BIRTHDAYS Scott Copeland Toby Garnett The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Liberty County. The course is at the Woodmen of the World Road in Hosford. Instruction is Saturday, Students must complete the Internet course before coming to class and bring a copy of to be notarized. An adult must accompany children unencouraged to bring a pencil and paper with them to take notes. The hunter safety course is required for people born on or after June 1, 1975, to purchase a Florida hunting license. The requirements for all other states and Canadian provinces. People interested in attending this course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling hunter safety coordinator George Warthen at the Diabetes program beginning Thursday reunion Sept. 8The Matthew-Baggett reunion will be held at Four Mile Creek in Clarksville Saturday, September 8. Lunch will be at 12 p.m. Come and bring a covered dish of food and a drink. If you have any questions, call Doris Laramore Donations sought for restoration projectMain Street Organization of Blountstown and Keep Calhoun Beautiful, Inc. have recently formed a partnership to propose the construction of a Gazebo complex on Magnolia Square in downtown Blountstown. Attached to the gazebo by means of a breeze-way would be ladies and mens bath and dressing rooms which would be handicapped accessible. Each Blountstown City Council member has had the opportunity to review the proposed project, ask questions and offer suggestions. We have had an overwhelming positive response from the council. The proposed project will be presented at the regularly scheduled meeting of the city council on Sept. 11 for their further consideration. With our local economy and low income population we feel that such a facility would add to the social-economic climate of our community. We have a wealth of talent in our community and this would provide a venue for festivals, talent shows, concerts, weddings, movies on the square etc. With the cost of fuel, it is not feasible for many of our citizens to travel to other locations that provide entertainment and the camaraderie that this would afford. The design for the project is already in place. The majority of the funding has been procured by donations from local organizations and individuals; however we are in need of additional funding. We are asking individuals, local businesses, and businesses that are patronized by our citizens to consider donating to this worthy project. All donations will be properly recognized in a permanent place at the gazebo. This will allow you as an individual or business to be acknowledged for your generosity and concern for our community. For further information, contact (850)

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AUGUST 29, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 5 EVENTS Chipola Artist SSeries tickets available onlineMARIANNA For the TIRE FLATPROOFING DN# P11000082335 LIBERTY TTIRE C MPANY NO DOWNTTIME Now available at...Art Alive 2012 exhibit

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America is a divided camp. A political civil war is underway. The South (Republicans) against the North (Liberals). This war is not about capturing land and cities. This war is about capturing the hearts and minds of people. On the second Tuesday in November 2012, the winner of this political fray will decide Americas future. This is not just another election to maintain the status quo. There is no status quo in a divided America. This election will determine if the Republican Party, controlled by right-wing extremists, gains control of the reins of government and continues their lurch to the right. I long for the days when rational Republicans and Democrats would compromise and take care of Americas business. Unfortunately, rational Republican politicians are no more. They are doing their best to burn down Washington as General Sherman burned Atlanta. Where are Republican Senators like Bob Dole and Howard Taft when we need them? They have been replaced by Tea Party hacks whose only interest is to defeat President Obama and bring America to its knees. Of course, all in the interest of saving America. The Democrats are not without some criticism for this sorry state of affairs. ObamaCare was a great idea, President Obama is perceived as out of touch with the economy. He inherited a very bad economic situation. He inherited an economy that was and still is in the hopper, system that was coming unglued. In my view, President Obama would have been better served to have focused on priming the economic pump, but too late. Now what? In spite of right-wing blather, government does create jobs. Government at all levels fund infrastructure projects, like paving highways, building an overpass ramp at an intersection near my local airport. NASA is funding the private company Space X to resupply the international space station. creates jobs. With the threat of closing down military bases in Florida, Governor Scott wrote to the DoD and Congress asking for protection for Florida military bases and the revenue that they generate. In hindsight, if Obama had been able to really stimulate the economy with construction jobs then the economy might be improving more rapidly. About a third of the $800 billion stimulus program was tax breaks for workers. If not renewed, these tax breaks will end at the end of the year, which will take more revenue out of the marketplace. Republicans have been waging war on just about everything. They have a full court press to restrict womens rights. They are obsessed with abortion. Some things cant be resolved in the best interest of all parties. Abortion is one of those issues. Gay rights is another. Republican state legislatures have proposed over 160 laws to restrict a womans right to healthcare. Representative Todd Akin, running for the senate from Missouri, gave us his version of legitimate rape. He then demonstrated that in a rape, a womans body would shut down and protect her from becoming pregnant. The irony is that Akin and vice presidential hopeful, Paul Ryan, proposed a federal law that would ban abortion in all cases, including rape and incest. While Akin has been taken to the woodshed over his ignorant remarks, Paul Ryan, Romneys selection for vice president, and Akin are joined at the hip on this no exceptions for abortion for any type of rape. Of course, the Republican political platform also calls for no exception for abortion for any type of rape. Because of their Neanderthal attitude toward abortion under any circumstance, I dont know why any woman would vote for Romney and Ryan. But, a mother and daughter, both supporters of Todd Akin in Missouri said in a radio interview that there should be no exception for abortion. I wondered what the mother or daughter would do if either of them were raped and impregnated. It would be a test of their ideological beliefs. My view, forcing a woman to carry a child of a rapist to term is barbaric. But, extremist Republicans like Paul Ryan would force women to do just that. Romneys energy plan is to burn more coal and oil. No great ideas from Mitt on clean energy that doesnt pollute the air we breathe. But, the energy companies own him. He will do their bidding. Mitts foreign policy: Remain in Afghanistan. Do Israels bidding. Attack Syria. Start another 10-year war in the Middle East. Threaten China. Mitts immigration policy: Force about 10 million people to self-deport. on their own. Dont worry, be happy, the job creators will take care of you. Mitts healthcare plan: You get a voucher. Figure it out for yourself. Good luck. What is the future of America? On the morning of November 13, 2012, we will know. Americans will have made their choice. Page 6 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 29, 2012 COMMENTARYCORNERJerry Cox is a retired military OXS Late Night LaughsA recaRECAP oOF recentRECENT obOBSerER Vation ATIONS by BY lateLATE niNIGhtHT tV TV hoHOStTS.Theyre worried that Tropical S Storm Isaac could hit F Florida during the Republican convention. But F Florida is ready for it. Thanks to P President Obamas economic policies, many businesses down there are already boarded up. JAY LENOFFormer New York G Giant Michael S Strahan will replace Regis P Philbin as Kelly Ripas permanent co-host. Of course it gets kind of weird when you hear that Regis was actually traded to the G Giants. JIMMY FF ALLONMitt Romney and Hurricane Isaac have something in common. They can both change directions at any moment. JAY LENOThe Obama campaign announced that theirs will via text message. The president is hoping its a way to engage grass-roots supporters to give money. A friend of mine tried to donate money and ended up voting for SSanjaya. JIMMY KIMMELAt a campaign stop in V V irginia, Joe Biden said he is such a NASSCAR fan, he said, Id trade being vice president in a heartbeat for winning Daytona. To which PPresident Obama said, Deal! JAY LENOPPresident Obamas supporters can now text the word GGIVVE to donate up to $50 to his campaign, although its frustrating when autocorrect keeps changing it to FFix the economy. JIMMY FF ALLONHappy birthday to gold medalist sprinter Usain Bolt. He turned 26 last week. You know the sad thing? His world record time has already been broken by Republicans running away from Missouri Congressman Todd Akin. JAY LENOA new report found that full-frontal nudity on prime-time TVV has increased 6,000 percent over the last year. Especially on that one sitcom, The F Fresh PPrince Harry. JIMMY FF ALLONThe Mars Rover Curiosity has sent back images of some odd things on the surface of Mars, and some people think they could be UFFOs. Heres my question. If were on the surface of Mars, arent we the UFFO? JAY LENONew research has found that people who wake up early are more productive than people who sleep in. Or as Congress put it, Whoa, is it noon already? JIMMY FF ALLONAccording to a new study, eating egg yolks after the age of 40 is as bad for you as smoking. Let me tell you something. If you are stupid enough to eat a 40-year-old egg yolk, you get what you deserve. JAY LENOMissouri Congressman Todd Akin has some interesting views on health. I think hes in a little hot water. PPenn SState took down his statue today. DAV VID LETTERMANNude photos popped up on the Internet of what appears to be P Prince Harry having a big naked party in Las V V egas. This has caused quite a commotion in London. But Id be disappointed if my prince WASSNT having naked parties in VV egas. JIMMY KIMMEL More magazines are actually photo-shopping their models to make them look heavier. When models heard that they were like, Or you could just let us eat. JIMMY FF ALLONMMaking a choice in NNovember

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AUGUST 29, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 7 COMMENTARY WASHINGTONMERRY-GO-ROUNDby Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift AAkin rubs off on RRyanWASHINGTON It was one of those comments that broke through all the clutter, changing the calculus of a critical Senate race and upending the carefully planned rollout of Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan. It almost doesnt matter whether Missouri Rep. Todd Akin is able to ride out the initial reaction to his assertion that in cases of legitimate rape, a womans body can shut down to prevent pregnancy, he is walking dead, politically speaking. The Republican campaign committees are cutting off his money and his party has turned against him. He let the Missouri state party to easily name a successor and hes apologized for what he calls his ill-chosen words. He meant to say forcible rape, a phrase that he and his House Republican colleagues favor because it would narrow the exceptions where abortion is allowed by excluding what are in their minds more ambiguous situations like date rape. Whatever becomes of Rep. Akin, he has already had a negative impact on how his partys vice-presidential nominee is regarded. Ryans chief attribute is his friendly, non-threatening demeanor, which at least in theory allows him to deliver strong opinions without making voters uneasy. The jury is out on that theory when it comes to Medicare and Ryans insistence that turning health care for seniors into a voucher program is necessary to save it for future generations. Now Ryans persona is facing another test as womens groups and the Obama campaign point out that Ryan holds the same views as Akin and that their voting records are identical on legislative proposals that seek to curb abortion rights. Ryan and Akin were coauthors of the legislative ible rape. Like Akin, Ryan opposes exceptions for rape and incest. The Republican convention opens this week in Tampa and the partys platform endorses a Human Life Amendment to the Constitution that would prohibit abortion in all instances, including rape and incest. Republican nominee Mitt Romney supports the amendment and his partys platform but his presidential race has been based on the assumption that the election would be about the economy and job creation and that social issues like abortion would not be a focus for voters. the same policies elevates the issue of abortion to center stage, at least for now. The media will scrutinize the agenda Republicans have pushed on Capitol Hill, bringing unwanted attention to the national ticket about what their party supports. Senator Rand Paul, R-Kent., recently a Personhood amendment to the Constitution that would declare life begins at conception and confer full rights on a fetus from the moment of conception. Romney has strongly condemned Akins remarks and said that he in no way supports him, but it will be more since he shares them. Akin may have said legitimate when he meant forcible, but it is a distinction without a difference and many if not most voters will react negatively to both Akins made-up science and his attempt to separate out rape situations that should require a woman to carry a pregnancy to term versus those where he would concede a wrong has been done. history, but the Romney-Ryan ticket will pay the price. Romney picked a vice president to rally the GOPs conservative base and that means embracing views that many voters see as more radical than anything they could have imagined.

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Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 29, 2012 SUWANNEE COUNTY Theyre here!! Theyre here!! North Florida Animal Rescue announces the availability of barn cats from the Caboodle Cat Cats have been the answer to rodent contamiA special adoption fee of $10 is available for these A best friend for your barn FARM BUREAU BANQU ETTT OpP NaAMES FOR DOGS a AND CaA TS Oftentimes pet owners turn to the movies or CATS 1. Lucy 2. Midnight 3. Bella 4. Molly 5. Smokey 6. Tiger 7. Oreo 8. Max 9. Princess 10. Charlie DOGS 1. Buddy 2. Max 3. Daisy 4. Bella 5. Lucy 6. Jack 7. Molly 8. Charlie 9. Sadie 10. Rocky Raymond Russell, above right, welcomes guests at Thursdays annual Liberty County Farm Bureau Banquet, held at Veterans Memorial Civic Center in Bristol. Farm Bureau members gathered to enjoy a meal together as well as a chance to catch up with friends and neighbors. DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTOS

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AUGUST 29, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 9 ROAD BLOCK Log trucks seem to jam up as they try to make the detour turn onto Chester Street in Hosford Monday after a pine tree fell across a power line and onto SR 20. Power company employees are seen next to the debris as it is being removed from the road. PHIL COALE PHOTT OCalhoun Chamber offers lower rate for individuals in new membership termThe 2012-13 membership term for the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce begins October 1, 2012 and will run through Sept. 30, 2013. The Chamber is now offering a new option at a lower annual rate that encourages individuals to join the organization. Individual membership will now be $25 per person, per year. Business membership remains at $150 annually ship is $75 per year. The attempt to increase individual membership was discussed by the Chamber board of directors at their strategic planning session in the spring. With so many retired or stay at home parents, they recognized an untapped source of people who may have time available and want to stay engaged in their community, but arent sure where to begin. Joining the Chamber of Commerce to help support the community is a wonderful way to help strengthen the foundation of the organization, while helping build a more sustainable and successful community. Any individual, busiganization interested in Chamber of Commerce membership can receive more information by emailing Kristy@calhounco.org, calling (850) 674-4519, or visiting the Chamber website at www.calhounco.org.Couple share their experiences discovering national parks & write book to encourage minorities to embrace conservationTALLAHASSEE The Magnolia Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society is pleased to present a special program on expanding diversity in the conservation community Thursday evening, Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. at FSU. How can we we experience in daily life so that we can have more common experiences of awe and connectedness? Special guest Audrey Peterman will share some of the successful strategies that are being used to illustrate our common humanity as a means of assuring our common sustainable future. Audrey Peterman is President and Cofounder of Earthwise Productions, Inc., a consulting connecting Americans of color with the environmental move ment. Since taking a 12,000-mile, 40-state, round-the country road trip in 1995 with her husband Frank and discovering our National Park System, Audrey has been a passionate advocate for the preservation of the national parks and our public lands. Finding that the parks were practically devoid of visitors from among prominent racial and ethnic groups such as Latinos or African Americans, the Petermans were inspired to help redress this condition. In the intervening years, Earthwise has generated multiple stories in media ranging from the African American-focused National Newspaper Publishers Association and the Tom Joyner Morning Show to Audubon magazine and MSNBCs Weekends with Alex Witt. From Wall Street to small rural neighborhoods, the Petermans are credited with making millions aware of the National Park System and its relevance to their lives. As a member of a minority group, Audrey knows how to align the values in her community including spirituality and love of nature with the need to protect landscapes large and small. The Petermans have been intimately connected with the effort to restore the Florida Everglades and were presented with the George Barley Award in 1997 to celebrate their book, Legacy on the Land: A Black Couple Discover Our National Inheritance and Tells Why Every American Should Care, will be available for sale at the meeting. It details their observations of the challenges and opportunities inherent in expanding the environmental movement.The purpose of the Florida Native Plant Society is to promote the preser vation, conservation and restoration of the native plants and native plant communities of Florida. For more information about this program or the Florida Native Plant Society visit magnolia.fnpschapters.org or call (850) 663-4361. Additional sponsors making this program possible are Native Nurseries, the Apalachee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association and the Big Bend Environmental Forum. Monthly meetings and programs of the Magnolia Thursday of the month and are open to the public, free of charge. Meetings begin at 7 p.m. at the FSU campus, King Life Sciences Building, Rm 1024 in Tallahassee. Directions may be found at magnolia.fnpschapters.org. Parking is also free. TThank You For Your Vote & SSupportI appreciate and thank you Liberty County for all of your support during the Primary Election. Please Vote Logan E. Kever on Nov. 6 for School Board District 1 HadleiADLEIGhH EliLIZabeABEThH BaileyAILEYHadleigh Elizabeth Bailey Monday, August 27. She is the daughter of Heidi Bailey of Altha. Her grandparents are Howard and Laura Bailey of Altha and David and Tammy Lister of Wewahitchka. She enjoys eating, dancing, watching Baby First T.V. and playing with her big cousin, Cayson. She celebrated with a Look Whoos One owl birthday party. birthday

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Page 10 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 29, 2012 Buy Rite Drugs CustomerPROGRAMBeginning Sept. 1Come in and register 100 FREE points The more you SHOP the more you EARNACCEPTING NNEW PPaA TIENTSLaban Bontrager, DMD www.bristoldentalclinic.com DENTUTURE LAB ON PREMISSESSSSame-Day SService on Repairs & Relines Bristol Dental ClinicMonica Bontrager, DMD GGoat Day Barnyard Olympics to include dairy & meat goat showGoat Showing Clinic Sept. 8 Notes of Thanks Sincerely, The Butch Tharpe Family Sincerely, Pastor Michael Murray NEWS FROM PEWS THEFlorida Astronaut Challenge registrationallahassee Jehovahs Witness assembly to be held this weekend in Panama CityCONNECTIONS FELLOWSHIP Worship and baptism at Wakulla Springs Sunday

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AUGUST 29, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 11 LIBERTY 4-H Beginning sewing class SSept. 10The UF/IFAS, Liberty       Liberty County 4-H expands with clubs, classes & camps lbs ftersch l Oktoberfest Arts & Crafts sale set O O O up your wallet by listing your unused items for sale in The Journal Classieds EMAIL: thejournal@fairpoint.net Miss a story? Catch up online at CLJNews.com

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Page 12 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 29, 2012 On November 6 TH Vote for and Elect Paid by Richmond Pitts, NPA, for Tax CollectorRICHHMONDPITTSTTSFOR CALHOUN COUNTYTT AX COLLECTT OR If elected as your TT ax Collector I plan to: Thank you and I would appreciate your vote and support! I want to say Thank you to the citizens of Liberty County for your trust in me to serve as your next Superintendent of Schools! I am truly blessed and honored to have been selected to represent and serve you and the children of our county. This has been a dream of mine for many years, and I promise that I will not disappoint you. I pledge to always do what is in the best interest of children and will work diligently to put our school district on the map as a model for the state and the nation. FREE COOKOUTSSaturday, SSept. 8 from 5-7 p.m.BRISTOL BOAT LANDINGEveryone is invited! Lets celebrate our victory and show appreciation for your support. Scott Phillips will be honored at this event as well and all other candidates and newly elected zens. Wings, mullet, pilau, and side dishes will be served. If you are interested in helping with this celebration, please email me at: uzzellg@yahoo.com. As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. ~ John F. KennedyThank You Two Panama City men in a midday accident Saturday in Calhoun County when they collided with a tree. The impact totaled the 2002 Honda and left part of the cars bumper hanging from a high limb and other debris from the vehicle scattered on the ground. According to the Florida Highway Patrol report, William Henry Fischer, 27, was driving eastbound on CR 274 faster than the posted limit. He lost control of the car, which then began swerving and then ran sideways onto the eastbound shoulder. The car overturned numerous times before coming to rest in the woods on its roof. The crash was investigated by Trooper G.P. Jackson, who cited Fischer for careless driving. Both Fischer and his passenger, William Christopher Ketchum, also 27, were wearing seatbelts. They were taken to Bay Medical Center to be treated for their happened one half mile west of Church Street. RIGHT: A section of the cars bumper is shown hanging from the top of the tree, which bears the marks of the impact with the car. DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTOS Two OK after car hits tree

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AUGUST 29, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 13 Death by CHOc COLATEEvent raises $6,300 for Calhoun SSenior Citizens Association DANIEL WILLIAMSS PHOTT OSSChipola College Summer Deans list announcedMARIANNA Dr. Sarah Clemmons, senior vice president of Instruction at Chipola College, commends some 200 students who made the Deans List for academic achievement during the Summer I and II Terms 2012. To be placed on the Deans List, a student must take six or more semester hours of courses and make an average of 3.25 (B+) to 4.0 (A) in all courses. Local students who made perfect averages of 4.0straight As include: AltLTHaA Liam Brantley-Curl, Justin Godwin, Tiffany H Hill, Katrina Messer, James Sellers, Stephanie Shelton, Justin Terry BlLOUntstNTST OWnN Mitchell Darnell, Robert Deason, Cassidy Gurliaccio, W W illiam H H olmes, Jr., Casey Johnson, H H ailey Moravek, Dora Mosley, Mark Shuler, Sharlyn Smith BristRIST OlL Phyllis Reddick, Carly Sapp, Ashley Sikes, Emily W Whittaker ClarksLARKSVilleILLE Jesse H H all, Robert Johns, Faith Plazarin, John Tharpe; Local students who earned grade point averages ranging from 3.25(B+) to 3.99 (A) and their hometowns include: AltLTHaA Seth Alderman, Tiffany H Hill, Maranda Middleton, Steve Yoder, Jr. BlLOUntstNTST OWnN Clarissa Cooper, Kenneth Edwards, W Whitney H H alley, Mary McClellan, Sharlyn Smith BristRIST OlL Schelbie Anders, Auslinn Shuler, Ashley Sikes, Emily W Whittaker KinardINARD April RichCaitlin Sanders graduates from Savannah College of Art and DesignSAV V ANNAHH GA Caitlin Sanders of Blountstown recently graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). Sanders earned a BFA degree in Performing Arts. The Savannah College of Art and ited institution conferring bachelors and masters degrees to prepare talented students for professional careers. As the most comprehensive art and design university in the U U nited States, SCAD offers more than 40 majors and more than 50 minors at distinctive locations in Savannah and Atlanta, GA, in H Hong Kong, in Lacoste, France and online through SCAD eLearning. SCAD has more than 20,000 alumni and offers an exceptional education and unparalleled career preparation. The diverse student body, consisting of more than 10,000 students, comes from all 50 U United States and nearly 100 countries worldwide. For more information, visit scad. edu.Tables were covered with a tempting array of other imaginable way to use chocolate at Thursdays fundraiser for the Calhoun County Senior Citizens. Approximately 270 guests gathered at the W.T. Neal Civic Center for an all you can eat buffet full of chocolate treats, which were donated by board members, volunteers and the staff of the senior citizens association. The top auction item was a stay at a Mexico Beach house, which went to Margaret Warren with her bid of $1,475. Yolanda Cheesmon and Maxine Jackson, shown below, were among the servers volunteering their time. The money raised will be used for matching grants and in-home services.

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Page 14 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 29, 2012 OUTDOORS Hwy. 20 West Blountstown 674-8784CITY TIRE cCO.MV5496 It is labour indeed that puts the difference on everything. ~John Locke, 1690We will be closed Monday, Sept. 3 in observance of Labor Day. To Our Liberty County and City of BristolWASTSTE PRO CUSTUST OMERSSThere will be no changes to your solid waste collection for the Labor Day Holiday on Monday, September 3rd. All services will be completed on your normal scheduled day.Waste Pro would like to thank you and wish you all a happy and safe holiday. Sept. 1 marks 75th year of Wildlife & Sport Fish Restoration Programby Kenneth Wright, Chairman FloridaLORIDA FishISH and AND WildlifeILDLIFE ConservationONSERVATION CommissionOMMISSIONThe Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program turns 75 this September. It is likely you havent even heard of this program, but people everywhere conservation should be celebrating this anniversary. Without question, this is one of the most highly succonservation programs in our nations history. It all began back in 1937 when hunters, joining with vendors of hunting equipment, approached the U.S. Congress to collect revenue from the sale of outdoor equipment and products to be used solely for the enhancement of wildlife conservation. Wildlife Restoration funds have been critical to establishing healthy populations and habitats for many wildlife species, including the wild turkey, white-tailed deer and black bear just to name a few. These funds are essential to providing broader access and opportunities for public hunting and wildlife viewing, monitoring wildlife populations, conducting practical wildlife research, providing hunter education, acquiring key wildlife habitats and developing public shooting ranges. Sport Fish Restoration funds are used to provide broader access constructing boat ramps, docks educational programs targeting habitats. Not only is September the 75th anniversary of the Restoration Fund, but September 1 is also one ing days. What a great opportunity to introduce a non-angler to the the Fishing Capital of the World and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is proud to be partners with all of the sportsmen, businesses and government agencies that help keep it that way. from hunters and anglers and the life conservation and then back to everyone who enjoys our plentiful remember that forward-thinking pioneers established the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program. It indeed forms a strong circle of stewardship and support by any other conservation program in the world. So, if you are out enjoying a day observing wildlife and you come across a hunter or angler, then offer your thanks for their leading role in conservation. They deserve major credit for the rich diversity enjoy today. Political Advertisement paid for and approved by Marie Goodman, Democrat for Tax Collector 2012-2013 Marie GOODMAN RE-ELECT Liberty Co. Tax Collector F O RFor more information visit: www.myfwc.com FWC to discuss Statewide Nusiance Alligator Program at meeting in Tampa on Sept. 5 & 6The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will meet Sept. 5 and 6 in Tampa to discuss the Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program; gopher tortoise, panther and falconry issues; the anchoring and mooring program; marine life and management of Atlantic sea bass and The meeting, which is open to the public, will be at the Doubletree Hotel located on 4500 W. Cypress St. in Tampa, FL 33607. Both sessions start at 8:30 a.m. After review of consent agenda items, Executive Director Nick Wiley will present a report. Division of Hunting and Game Management staff will follow him with a report on the Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program, after which staff from the Division of Habitat and Species Conservation will discuss the conceptual framework for imperiled species management and provide information on panther population assessment and range expansion. Also Sept. 5, Commissioners will decide whether to move forward with revision of the FWCs Gopher Tortoise Management Plan. The proposed document is a revision of the 2007 Gopher Tortoise Management Plan and is intended to guide the continued recovery of the gopher tortoise through 2022. To ensure that falconry can continue in Florida, the Commission will consider draft rule amendments to FWC rules pertaining to falconry, wildlife rehabilitation and other falconry-related issues, because the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is relinquishing to the states its share of permitting responsibility. action Sept. 5 is the latest component of a statewide anchoring and mooring pilot program. Staff will present a review of a proposed ordinance regulating the anchoring or mooring of non-live-aboard vessels outside the marked boundaries of public mooring sion approval is necessary before the ordinance can be enforced. On Sept. 6, FWC Commissioners including updates from the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council and the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council meetings; Atlantic black sea bass management changes; and provisions for restrictedspecies endorsement exemptions for veterans. The Commission will consider draft rule changes to black sea bass management in Atlantic state waters. The proposed change would modify size and bag limits, and commercial harvest and harvesting gear requirements. The Commission also will conthree commercial license exemptions that will assist Floridas veterans wishing to enter into the commercial After deliberating the FWCs strategic plan, budget issues and legislative proposals, Commissioners will hear an update on tarpon, game how they might affect some Florida All people who request to speak at a Commission meeting will be allowed items not on the agenda, according to established guidelines. For the full agenda, links to background reports and information about the Sept. 5 and 6 Commission meeting, go to MyFWC.com/Commission. Any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting should notify the agency

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AUGUST 29, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 15 They Are Crawling and They Will Bite!SSome SSafety T TIpPSBe aware of your surround1. ings when trekking through the woods Wear a pair of boots in the 2. woods Keep your lawn mowed 3. Clean debris from your yard 4. Be careful when clean5. pots. Watch for snakes at the riv6. er on limbs, on the bank, in stumps and in the water. Be careful walking barefoot 7. at night. Calhoun Liberty HOSPITAlL20370 NE Burns Ave. Blountstown(850) 674-5411Sponsored as a Public Service by BEWAARE! Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake Cottonmouth Moccasin be closed Monday, SSept. 3 in observance of Labor Day. If you have any questions, SSPECIIALT TY POSTSSTS Flat Face FACTT ORY SSECONDSS6'6" Posts, Top Size, under 2" 2-3" 3-4" 4-5" 5"+ IteTEMsS subjectSUBJECT to TO a A Vailability AILABILITY Liberty Post & Barn Pole Inc.Dempsey Barron Road, Bristol (Off Hwy. 12 N) Phone (850) 643-5995WE'VE GOT THE FENCE pPOsSTsS JIIM McCLELLANs Calhoun County native Jim M McClellan grew generations of his family has enjoyed. He lives in Pensacola. He is sharing a few of his columns from his blog with Journal readers.Launching a boatSome helpful, hard-earned wisdom for When I was 16 and had a newly minted drivers license, my father let me take his boat down to Iamonia Lake to go hunting with my friend Curt Capps. Id been driving since I was about 12, so that part was no problem. What I had never done before was back a boat trailer down a ramp. What followed was a series of stops and starts, yelling and cussing, along with riotous laughter from Clubhouse, who were wellknown for showing neither mercy nor any inclination to help in situations like this. Curt, who was about as strong as four normal huhitched the boat trailer from the truck and walked it down to the waters edge. Now, just back the truck down to the trailer, he said. Ill hook it back up when youre at the water. Our solution was elegant in its simplicity. Plus, it shut up the peanut gallery and allowed us to go hunting in peace. When we came back, we repeated the procedure with the empty trailer. It was brilliant, we thought. One person who did not appreciate our ingenuity, however, was my father. When word got back to him, he was livid. Forgetting that he had raised four other sons, he was pretty sure he had spent hours teaching me to do this. I know darn well I showed you how to back a trailer, he said. (Daddy sometimes had what I like to refer to as a revisionist memory.) I helpfully pointed out that I was about he supposedly used to teach me. At that point, he fell back on his old standby: Well, you ought to have enough common sense to After that day, I made it my business to get really good at backing a trailer. In the years since, Ive done it hundreds of times in all sorts of conditions and with all types of boats. And Ive learned that a lot more my experience. With that in mind, here is my abbreviated list of dos and donts for launching and/ or loading boats. DO: Launch your boat quickly and get out of my way. DONT: Do anything else. At all. Period. And I dont care if nobody ever showed you how. You ought to have enough sense Yes, Im happy your son caught his

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Page 16 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 29, 2012 SPORTS by Richard Williams, Journal sports writerLiberty County defeated the Chipley Tigers 35-28 Liberty Bulldogs defeat Chipley Tigers 35-28LEFT: Libertys Harold Armstrong (#34) looses his helmet while taking down a Chipley Tiger. RIGHT: Bulldog Alex Marlowe (#5) highsteps while trying to keep from going down as a Chipley player dives towards him.ABOVE: Bulldog Ryan Reisoglue (#18) dives in for the tackle. BELOW: An opponent dives for the ball as Libertys Stedman Dawson kicks, assisted by teammate Dustin Watson (#6). Libertys Terryal Jenkins (#4) under attack from the Chipley Tigers.ABOVE: A Bulldog brings down a Chipley player. RIGHT: Bulldog AJ Palmberg (#15) blocks for Alex Marlowe (#5) as he runs the ball DANIEL WILLIAMSS PHOTT OSS

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AUGUST 29, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 17 SPORTSBHSS TT igers win preseason opener 33-14 by Michael DeVuyst, contributinCONTRIBUTING WriterRITER WEwW AHITCHKA T T he 2012 Blountstown T T iger Football season began last T T hursday night with a preseason victory over the Wewa Gators 33-14. Blountstown wasted no time after receiving the opening only two and a half minutes off the clock. T The drive was capped off by a 2-yard plunge by Bobby A A ndrews and the kick by A Andrew Bennett made the score 7-0. Blountstown scored again in the second quarter on an eight play 64-yard drive. Big runs by H Hunter Jordan and C Corin Peterson took the ball down to the 3 yard line. Jordan completed the drive with a 3-yard run. Bennetts board just before the end of the half on a ten play 60-yard drive with Jaylin A A ddison carrying the ball across the goal line for the last yard. T The extra point was no good and the half time score was 14-6. Wewa received the second half kick but on third down C C. Peterson recovered a fumble that set up the T T igers 1 later the T T igers returned the favor on a fumble of their drive. Dylan Lee intercepted an errant Gator pass and raced 19 yards down the right sideline to the Gator 6. T This time the T T igers were able to capitalize on the Gator turnover and on the next play C C. Peterson carried the ball across the end zone for the third T T iger score of the night. Bennetts extra point kicked made the score 21-6 with Wewa turned the ball over again on their next possession. T T his time a Gator fumble resulted in immediate points when Shon Peterson scooped up the of the fourth quarter and put together a beautiful 11 play A Addison added a 2-point conversion run. Wewa closed yards on 11 plays with Fabian Solomon carrying the touchdown with a one yard run. T The T T igers took a knee score to 33-14. being credited with the receptions. T T he T T iger defense was led by C C. Peterson with nine tackles. T T yler Owens and C C oach Greg Jordan was pleased with his teams effort. We wanted to control the ball and the clock and shorten the game. We also wanted to keep everyone healthy for move the ball well but we are a little banged up on the offensive line and that worries me a little bit because H Holmes C County is going to be one of the best teams we A Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. Blountstown Tiger backup quarterback Dylan Lee pitches out during a pregame drill as the team prepares for W W ewahitchka. PHIL COALE PHOTT OSS Blountstowns Jay W Williams sits on the bench following his injury in Thursdays pre-season game. Blountstown high head coach GGreg Jordan, center, works the sidelines. ABOVE: Blountstowns Javakiel Brigham runs for yardage against W W ewa. RIGGHT: Jay Shiver gives chase. LEFT: Tiger running back Bobby Andrews pulls away from a GGator opponent.

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Blountstown Elementary School fourth graders created creatures Friday during their writing class. They were given play-doh and asked to make a creative creature. They were then asked to write a detailed description of their creatures. Once they wrote their anonymous descriptions, the papers were passed to other students to see if they could match the description with a creature! This was a practice in descriptive writing.BES gets creative during writing class BES Dates to RememberSeptember 7 Family breakfast. September 11 Open House at 5 p.m. for grades September 10-14 Book fair at BES Library. September 14 Goodies for grandparents KinPage 18 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUsST 29, 2012 Number of Students Promoted for Good Cause, by Category of Exemption ELL/LEP Students with Less than 2 Years in ESOL Students with Disabilities (SWD) not Tested on FCAT per IEP Students Passing Alternative Assessment Students Demonstrating through Portfolio SWD Rewith 2+ Years of Remediation Students Retained 2 or More Years of Remediation Total Promoted with Cause 23 0 1 0 14 0 8Students Scoring as Level 1 and Level 2 on the Reading Portion of the Florida Comprehensive Assessment TT est 2.0 (FCAT T 2.0) The following table shows FCAT 2.0 Reading results for all students (all curriculum groups) tested during the 2012 administration of the FCAT 2.0 Grade Total Number Tested Number Level 1 Level 1 Number Level 2 Level 2 Number Levels 1 and 2 Levels 1 and 2 50.45% 46.39% 44.23% 39.56% 24.14% 37.08% 57.3% 46.05% 15 16 15 10 8 14 21 9 13.51% 16.49% 14.42% 10.99% 9.2% 15.73% 23.6% 11.84% 111 97 104 91 87 89 89 76 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 41 29 31 26 13 19 30 26 36.94% 29.9% 29.81% 28.57% 14.94% 21.35% 33.71% 34.21% 56 45 46 36 21 33 51 35Liberty County School District 2011-2012 District Report CardSTUDENT PROGREss SS ION RREQUIREMENTs S AND STUDENT PERFORMANCE DDATAAs required by s. 1008.23 (8)(b), Florida Statutes, for Annual Public Reporting and for Presentation to the Florida Department of Education Students Retained (not promoted) in Grades 3 through 10 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Grade End-of-Year Membership Number Retained Retained 10 5 4 2 4 2 8 6 114 103 108 116 102 100 97 85 8.77% 4.85% 3.7% 1.72% 3.92% 2% 8.25% 7.06% blountstown elementary school SCHOOL LLUNCHMENUAug 29 Sept. 4 Labor Day Holiday Laban Bontrager, DMD, Monica Bontrager, DMD Bristol Dental Clinic* Each breakfast includes a choice of assorted cereal, whole wheat buttered toast and juice. CCALHOUN LLIBERTY Pea Ridge Rd in Bristol, Phone (850) 643-5417 MenusENUS SPONSORED BY: Labor Day Holiday

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AUGUST 29, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 19 Parent meetings are being held at each grade level. Several grades have already meet and others are scheduled in the coming weeks. Seniors and their parents were treated to breakfast last Thursday morning. They were provided with lots of information about their senior year. Principal Ladona Kelley welcomed everyone and Charlene Yon, High School Guidance Counselor, provided scholarship information. Senior sponsors talked about senior policies and discussed the senior trip. All parents are encouraged to stay updated on all the events happening at Altha School throughout the year by going to our school website at www.althaschool.org. Remaining meetings planned: *8/30 Freshman Meeting at:745 a.m. *8/30 Seventh/eighth grade at 5:30 p.m. *9/6 Sophomore Meeting at 7:45 a.m. *9/13 Junior Meeting at 7:45 a.m.Altha seniors and parents treated to breakfast Aug. 23 Altha FFA was well represented at the 84th Annual State FFA Convention this summer. We had a very busy week that was full of success. Our chapter president, Rena OBryan, competed in the Job Interview Career Development Event (CDE) and was also elected as the District Secretary for the upcoming year. Jesse Mills and Aubree Bay were chosen as Courtesy Corps members and spent the week working with convention staff to keep things running smoothly. Kinsey Register competed in the State Middle School Prepared Public Speaking CDE and placed third overall in the state. Ashton Baggett was recognized as an American Degree recipient and will go on to receive this honor at the National FFA Convention Fiber and Oil Crop Production; he was also a State Finalist in the area Altha FFA attends 84th Annual SState Convention altha wildcats Chipola College holds nursing orientationThe Chipola College Nursing department recently held orientation for incoming students. The program included skits and songs performed by current nursing students, pictured from left: Chelsea Dalton, James Ward, Yolanda Hamilton, Mary McClellan, Tiffany Lawrence, Sheena Davis, Chelsie Mathews, Emily Streukens and Latrice Thomas. For information about Chipolas nursing program, call (850) 718-2316 or visit www. chipola.edu. MARIANNA The U.S. Department of Labor recently awarded a $3.9 million grant to Chipola College and the University of West Florida to provide education, training and job placement assistance to meet the demand for high-skill workers in Northwest Florida. The project, Florida Hire Ed, allows Chipola College to enhance or increase the employment prospects for low-income or under-employed individuals in Holmes, Washington, Jackson, Liberty and Calhoun counties. Funds will not pay for tuition; however, funds will support additional services for participants, such as textbooks, online course access and industry exams. Chipola College and UWF will enhance or add training portable skills recognized by employers nation-wide. Programs at Chipola College and Washington-Holmes Technical Center included in this project will prepare information technology students to take industry cerWindows seven and Windows Server 2008; EC-Council may also be applied to the Associate in Science (AS) Degrees in Networking Services Technology and Computer Information Technology. Health sciences programs included in the project are cian, Paramedic and Bridge-to-ADN students. Chipola president Dr. Gene Prough, said, This grant will allow us to provide the necessary training that will ward to working with UWF, the Washington-Holmes Technical Center and the Chipola Regional Workforce Board as partners in training more students for high-skill, high-wage jobs in technology and health care. details will be made available about the new training the participant application form to determine their eligibility for assistance. For information on this and other programs served by the One Stop Center systems, call (850) 718-0326 or (850) 638-6089. The contact person at Chipola College is Vicki Mathis at (850) 718-2289. The Washington-Holmes contact is Stephanie Halley at (850) 638-1190. Chipola offers help for unemployed and underemployed Chipola College student Hannah Parrish works on a computer in the college Student Center.

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Page 20 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 29, 2012The Chipola Regional Workforce Development Board held their annual celebration August 16 in Marianna. During the meeting the board named Joe Shuler of Liberty County as their Board Member of the Year. Shuler was a charter member of the board and has served for numerous years as head of the mittee. After receiving the award Shuler said he is proud of his served by the board and added he was reminded of the reason he served after hearing from several success stories during the annual event. One of those stories was from David Herndon, who is currently employed by the Marianna Police Department. Herndon thanked the board members and staff for the support he received that allowed him to complete his training and become employed in his dream career. Herndon told the members that if it wasnt for their support he wouldnt have been able to complete his training and he would never have been able to wear the uniform he now wears as he works to serve and protect others. During the meeting outgoing chair Darrin Wall of Chipley passed the gavel to incoming chair Raymond Russell of Blountstown. Russell will be serving as chair of the board for a second time, becoming this honor. Russell reminded the board and staff of the importance of their mission as well as the good they do in the community. Executive Director Richard Williams reminded those working for the CRWDB that they were blessed to have a job that allowed them to help others in the local community every day. He also thanked the staff for the dedication and devotion shown during the previous year. ABOVE: Joe Shuler, left, shown with new CRWDB chairman Raymond Russell after being named the Board Member of the Year for the Chipola Regional Workforce Development Board. ---UNEMPLOYMENT RATES ---July-12 June-12 July-11 Liberty............7.6 7.4 9.2 Calhoun.........9.1 8.5 10.7 Holmes..........7.8 7.5 8.8 Jackson..........7.8 7.4 9.2 Washington....9.9 9.6 11.3 Chipola Reg...8.4 8.0 9.7 Unemployment rates by age are: *16 to 19 years 28.6 percent *20 to 24 years 15.5 percent *25 to 54 years 9.1 percent *55 years +...... 8.3 percentFloridas unemployment rates for JulyABOVE: Rep. Marti Coley addressed the members and expressed her support for local workforce development boards and the job done helping Florida residents get back to work. laugh while introducing Workforce Jeopardy contestants Niki Long, Joe Shuler and Lauren Morris. Each year the Workforce Board holds a themed annual celebration. This year the theme was Workforce Jeopardy and at various times during the meeting individuals from the audience were called up as contestants to show their knowledge of workforce related issues. Floridas seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 8.8 percent in July 2012, up 0.2 percentage points for June. There were 816,000 jobless Floridians out of a labor force of 9,269,000. The July 2012 rate was 1.8 percentage points lower than the year-ago rate of 10.6 percent. The U.S. unemployment rate was 8.3 percent in July. Total nonagricultural employment in Florida was 7,331,400 in July 2012, a gain of 69,900 jobs over the year. The counties that make up the Chipola Workforce Regional all experienced a slight increase in the unemployment rate for July 2012. The rate for July 2012 is 1.3 percentage points lower than July 2011. Chipola Workforce Board holds annual celebrationLEFT: Lynn Adcock receives the Employer of the Year Award from Executive Director Richard Williams on behalf of the Jackson County Commission. DANIEL WILLIAMSS PHOTT OSS

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AUGUST 29, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 21 All existing pre-need and at need contracts are now handled by the Bevis family and staff.All operations of the funeral process will be handled on location at 12008 NW State Road 20.CALL 643-3636Todd Wahlquist, Rocky Bevis & Ed PeacockLicensed Funeral Directors & Crematoryevis FuneralHome Bof Bristolof Bristol TT elephone (850) 674-2266 Your hometown funeral home since 1994A Hometown Funeral Director You Can Trust and Depend On!Funeral Services with Dignity, Caring and Professionalism. Marlon PeavyPeavy Funeral Home& Crematory Serving Calhoun, Liberty and Surrounding Counties674-5449 or 643-5410Visit us online: www.adamsfh.com OBITUARIESWILLIE LLEE Pa AGE TALLAHASSEEWillie L L ee Page, 86, of Tallahassee, passed away Wednesday, A August 22, 2012. S She lived in Panama City for many years and moved to Tallahassee in 1987. S She was a homemaker and attended Ole Tabernacle Church. S She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 64 years, Bill Page; and her parents, William H Henry and Dorenda Gill.S S urvivors include three sons, H H erman Page and wife, Diane of Tallahassee and Carl Page of Tampa; Panama City, Glenda McCrimon of Texas, Carol H Hajok of Mexico Beach, Dorenda Westfall and her husband, Rich of Ocala and Connie Chambers and her husband, Robert of Tallahassee, 16 grandchildren and 22 greatgrandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who will miss her deeply. Graveside services were held S Saturday, A August 25 at A Adams Funeral H Home in Bristol was in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.adamsfh.com. MaARThaHA SSTORy Y MOORE AGERTON GrREENSboroBOROMartha S Story Moore A Agerton, 83, of Greensboro, passed away S Sunday, A August 26, 2012 in Bainbridge, GAA. S She was born in Quincy, A August 22, 1929, to Winston A A. and Ruth Grady S Story. S She graduated from the Gadsden H High S School and was a member of the Greensboro First United Methodist Church. S She was a retired bookkeeper. S She was preceded in death by her husbands, Billy S Survivors include one son, Winston D. Moor and Moore H Harper and her husband, Chris of L LeHHigh A Acres; one step-daughter, Kathryn A Agerton and her husband, Danny Ferrell of Ozark, AL AL; one brother, S Sonny SStory of Moultrie, GAA; one sister, H Helen S Story Powell of Gainesville and six grandchildren.S Services were held Wednesday, A August 29 at First United Methodist Church. Interment followed in H Hillcrest Cemetery. Charles McClellan Funeral H Home in Quincy is in charge of the arrangements. L LESSIE FINUffFF EEDwaWARDS pemmtLLessie Finuff E Edwards, 26, 2012 at her home. S She was born March 29, 1924 in Telogia to William Clinton and Madie White Finuff. S She was preceded in death by her husband, E E. L L. E Edwards. ter, Tay Maxwell and her husband, A Andy Faircloth of IIIR Family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the graveside. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, A August 29 at 5 p.m. in Pine Grove Cemetery. Charles McClellan Funeral H Home in Quincy is in charge of the arrangements. E EThHEL IINEZ LLOLLIE Ho HOSfordFORDE E thel Inez L L ollie, 71, of H H osford, passed away Monday, A August 27, 2012 in Blountstown. S She was born S September 1, 1940 in Calhoun County and had lived in L Liberty County for most of her life. S She was a member of the Telogia A Assembly of God Church. S She was preceded in death by her parents, E Elbert and A Alma Rachel (Godwin) Fowler and Chapman Fowler; S S urvivors include her husband, Curtis L L ollie of H Hosford; two sons, David A Allen L Lollie and his wife, Debbie of Tallahassee and Terry Dewayne L Lollie and his wife, Cindy of Blountstown; two daughters, S Sharon Kay Markham and her husband, L Lloyd of Tallahassee and Tammy L L ynn Waddell and her husband, Don of Tallahassee; two brothers, Bobby Gerald Fowler of H Hosford and Thomas Ray Fowler of Tallahassee, 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Family will receive friends Wednesday, A August 29 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (EE T) at Peavy Chapel.S Services will be held Thursday, A August 30 at 11 a.m. (EET) at Telogia A Assembly of God Church with Reverend I S Sanders Cemetery in HHosford. Peavy Funeral H Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. JamAMES C. TTINyY DDURDEN BLouOUNtTStowTOWN passed away Tuesday, A A ugust 28, 2012. H He was born May 27, 1944 in H Hosford to E E. L Louie and Willie Mae Windham Durden. H He was a retired carpenter and served in the U.SS. A Army in Vietnam. Titusville; one daughter, Virginia Mylor of Margate; friend, Christine ON N eal of Blountstown and three grandchildren. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, S September 4 at 1 p.m. in Wesleyan Cemetery in Telogia. Charles McClellan Funeral H Home in Quincy is in charge of the arrangements. LLOUIS ANDREwW LLOUIE SSUTTON, SSR. TALLAHASSEELLouis A Andrew see, passed away S Sunday, A August 26, 2012 at home with his daughter in Wakulla. H He was a native of Cairo, GAA and a longtime resident of Tallahassee. H H e graduated from L Leon H High S School and Florida S State University, where he was a member of the football team at both schools. A A construction superintendent, he was employed at O A As a young man he also wrangled on the Bud A Adams Ranch in Ft. Pierce and served his country in the A Army Reserves. S Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Robb and her husband, Merle of Crawfordville and Frances L L ouise Y wife, Caroline of Tallahassee; the mother of his children, Y grandchildren and friends galore. Memorial services will be held S S unday, S S eptember 9 at 3 p.m. at S S hiloh Farms located on 1500 Benjamin Chaires Road in Tallahassee 32317. A A reception will follow the service. The preferred dress is boots and jeans. Bevis Funeral H Home in Tallahassee is in charge of the arrangements. Covenant Hospice offering free grief camp for children SSept. 15TALLAHASSEE ALLAHASSEE The Childrens S Support S Services Department of Covenant H Hospice is sponsoring a oneday grief support camp called Camp Monarch S Saturday, S Sept. 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This is a unique recently experienced the loss of a loved one. N ploration and games tailored for different age groups, and much more. The camp will be held at Beau Turner Y ferson H Hwy in L Lamont and is free to all participants. L Lunch and snacks are included. Parents are invited to attend a group meeting at 3 p.m. The deadline for registration is Monday, S Sept. 10. To register for Camp Monarch, or for more information please call Bobbie Massey, L LCSSW or E Erik Persson, L LCSSW at 575-4988. They can also be reached by email at bobbie.massey@ covenanthospice.org. WHAt T bBEttTTErR tribut TRIBUTE cCAN t THErRE bBE?EaEAST GaGADSDEN UUNIT P.OO. Box 563, Quincy 32353

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Page 22 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 29, 2012 PROPOSSED CONSTSTITUTTUTIONAL AMENDMENTSTST T O BE VOTTED ON NOVEMBER 6, 2012 NOTTICE OF ELECTTION I, Kenneth W. Detzner, S Secretary of S State of the S State of Florida, do hereby give notice that an election will be held in each county in Florida, on November 6, 2012, for of proposed revisions to the constitution of the S State of Florida. NO. 1 CONSTSTITUTTUTIONAL AMENDMENTT ARTTICLE I, SSECTTION 28 (Legislative) Ballot TT itle: HEALTH CARE SERVICES. Ballot S Summary: Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to prohibit laws or rules from compelling any person or employer to purchase, obtain, or otherwise provide for health care coverage; permit a person or an employer to purchase lawful health care services directly from a health care provider; permit a health care provider to accept direct payment from a person or an employer for lawful health care services; exempt persons, employers, and health care providers from penalties and taxes for paying directly or accepting direct payment for lawful health care services; and prohibit laws or rules from abolishing the private market for health care coverage of any lawful health care service. does not affect which health care services a health care provider is required to perform or provide; affect which health care services are permitted by law; prohibit care provided pursuant to general law relating to workers compensation; affect laws or rules in effect as of March 1, 2010; affect the terms or conditions of any health care system to the extent that those terms and conditions do not have the effect of punishing a person or an employer for paying directly for lawful health care services or a health care provider for accepting direct payment from a person or an employer for lawful health care services; or affect any general law passed by two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the Legislature, passed after the effective date of the amendment, provided such law lic necessity justifying the exceptions from the provisions of the amendment. The amendment expressly provides that it may not be construed to prohibit negotiated provisions in insurance contracts, network agreements, or other provider agreements contractually limiting copayments, coinsurance, deductibles, or other patient charges. Full TT ext: ARTICLE I DECLARATION OF RIGHTS SECTION 28. Health care services. (a) To preserve the freedom of all residents of the state to provide for their own health care: (1) A law or rule may not compel, directly or indirectly, any person or employer to purchase, obtain, or otherwise provide for health care coverage. (2) A person or an employer may pay directly for lawful health care services and may not be required to pay penalties or taxes for paying directly for lawful health care services. A health care provider may accept direct payment for lawful health care services and may not be required to pay penalties or taxes for accepting direct payment from a person or an employer for lawful health care services. (b) The private market for health care coverage of any lawful health care service may not be abolished by law or rule. (c) This section does not: (1) Affect which health care services a health care provider is required to perform or provide. (2) Affect which health care services are permitted by law. (3) Prohibit care provided pursuant to general law relating to workers compensation. (4) Affect laws or rules in effect as of March 1, 2010. (5) Affect the terms or conditions of any health care system to the extent that those terms and conditions do not have the effect of punishing a person or an employer for paying directly for lawful health care services or a health care provider for accepting direct payment from a person or an employer for lawful health care services, except that this section may not be construed to prohibit any negotiated provision in any insurance contract, network agreement, or other provider agreement contractually limiting copayments, coinsurance, deductibles, or other patient charges. (6) Affect any general law passed by a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature after the effective date of this section, if the law states with from this section. (d) As used in this section, the term: (1) Compel includes the imposition of penalties or taxes. (2) Direct payment or pay directly means payment for lawful health care services without a public or private third party, not including an employer, paying for any portion of the service. (3) Health care system means any public or private entity whose function or purpose is the management of, processing of, enrollment of individuals for, or payment, in full or in part, for health care services, health care data, or health care information for its participants. (4) Lawful health care services means any health-related service or treatment, to the extent that the service or treatment is permitted or not prohibited by law or regulation at the time the service or treatment is rendered, which may be provided by persons or businesses otherwise permitted to offer such services. (5) Penalties or taxes means any civil or criminal or wage withholding or surcharge, or named fee with a similar effect established by law or rule by an agency established, created, or controlled by the government which is used to punish or discourage the exercise of rights protected under this section. For purposes of this section only, the term rule by an agency may not be construed to mean any negotiated provision in any insurance contract, network agreement, or other provider agreement contractually limiting copayments, coinsurance, deductibles, or other patient charges. NO. 2 CONSTSTITUTTUTIONAL AMENDMENTT ARTTICLE VII, SSECTTION 6 ARTTICLE XII, SSECTTION 32 (Legislative) Ballot T T itle: VETERANS DISABLED DUE TO COMBAT INJURY; HOMESTEAD PROPERTY TAX DISCOUNT. Ballot S Summary: Proposing an amendment to Section 6 of Article VII and the creation of Section 32 of Article XII of the State Constitution to expand the availability of the property discount on the homesteads of veterans who became disabled as the result of a combat injury to include those who were not Florida residents when they entered the military and schedule the amendment to take effect January 1, 2013. Full TT ext: ARTICLE VII FINANCE AND TAXATION SECTION 6. Homestead exemptions. (a) Every person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner, or another legally or naturally dependent upon the owner, shall be exempt from taxation thereon, except assessto the assessed valuation of and, for all levies other than school district levies, on the assessed valuation greater dollars, upon establishment of right thereto in the manner prescribed by law. The real estate may be held by legal or equitable title, by the entireties, jointly, in common, as a condominium, or indirectly by stock ownership or membership representing the owners or members proprietary interest in a corporation owning a fee or a leasehold initially in excess of ninety-eight years. The exemption shall not apply with respect to any assessdetermined to be in compliance with the provisions of section 4 by a state agency designated by general law. This exemption is repealed on the effective date of any amendment to this Article which provides for the assessment of homestead property at less than just value. (b) Not more than one exemption shall be allowed any individual or family unit or with respect to any residential unit. No exemption shall exceed the value of the real estate assessable to the owner or, in case of ownership through stock or membership in a corporation, the value of the proportion which the interest in the corporation bears to the assessed value of the property. (c) By general law and subject to conditions specimay provide to renters, who are permanent residents, ad valorem tax relief on all ad valorem tax levies. Such ad valorem tax relief shall be in the form and amount established by general law. (d) The legislature may, by general law, allow counties or municipalities, for the purpose of their respective tax levies and subject to the provisions of general law, to grant an additional homestead tax thousand dollars to any person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner and who has attained age sixlaw, does not exceed twenty thousand dollars. The general law must allow counties and municipalities to grant this additional exemption, within the limits prescribed in this subsection, by ordinance adopted in the manner prescribed by general law, and must provide for the periodic adjustment of the income limitation prescribed in this subsection for changes in the cost of living. (e) Each veteran who is age 65 or older who is partially or totally permanently disabled shall receive a discount from the amount of the ad valorem tax otherwise owed on homestead property the veteran owns and resides in if the disability was combat related, the veteran was a resident of this state at the time of entering the military service of the United States and the veteran was honorably discharged upon separation from military service. The discount shall be in a percentage equal to the percentage of the veterans permanent, service-connected disability as determined by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. To qualify for the discount granted by this subsection, an applicant must submit to the county property appraiser, by March 1, proof of residency at the time of entering military service letter from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs stating the percentage of the veterans service-connected disability and such evidence disability as combat related, and a copy of the veterans honorable discharge. If the property appraiser denies the request for a discount, the appraiser must notify the applicant in writing of the reasons for the denial, and the veteran may reapply. The Legislature may, by general law, waive the annual application requirement in subsequent years. This subsection shall take effect December 7, 2006 is self-executing, and does not require implementing legislation. ARTICLE XII SCHEDULE SECTION 32. Veterans disabled due to combat injury; homestead property tax discount.The amendment to subsection (e) of Section 6 of Article VII relating to the homestead property tax discount for veterans who became disabled as the result of a combat injury shall take effect January 1, 2013. NO. 3 CONSTSTITUTTUTIONAL AMENDMENTT ARTTICLE VII, S SECTTIONSS 1 and 19 ARTTICLE XII, SSECTTION 32 (Legislative) Ballot T T itle: STATE GOVERNMENT REVENUE LIMITATION. Ballot S Summary: This proposed amendment to the State Constitution replaces the existing state revenue limitation based on Florida personal income growth with a new state revenue limitation based on es. Under the amendment, the amendment, collected in excess of the revenue limitation must be deposited into the budget stabilization fund until the fund reaches its maximum balance, and thereafter shall be used for the support and maintenance of public schools nancial effort required from school districts for participation in a state-funded educalonger required, returned to the taxpayers. The Legislature may increase the state revenue limitation through a bill approved by a super majority vote of each house of the Legislature. The Legislature may also submit a proposed increase in the state revenue limitation to the voters. The Legislature must implement this proposed amendment by general law. The amendment will take effect upon approval apply to the 2014-2015 state Full TT ext: ARTICLE VII FINANCE AND TAXATION SECTION 1. Taxation; appropriations; state expenses; state revenue limitation. (a) No tax shall be levied except in pursuance of law. No state ad valorem taxes shall be levied upon real estate or tangible personal property. All other forms of taxation shall be preempted to the state except as provided by general law. (b) Motor vehicles, boats, airplanes, trailers, trailer coaches and mobile homes, subject to a license tax for their operation in the amounts and for the purposes prescribed by law, but shall not be subject to ad valorem taxes. (c) No money shall be drawn from the treasury except in pursuance of appropriation made by law. (d) Provision shall be made by law for raising sufexpenses of the state for each (e) Except as provided herein, state revenues colbe limited to state revenues allowed under this subsecplus an adjustment for growth. As used in this subsection, growth means an amount equal to the average annual rate of growth in Florida personal income over the most recent twenty quarters times the state revenues allowed under this subsection for the enues allowed under this subshall equal the state revenues income shall be determined by the legislature, from information available from the United States Department of Commerce or its successor prior to the beginning of the excess of this limitation shall be transferred to the budget stabilization fund until the fund reaches the maximum after shall be refunded to taxpayers as provided by general law. State revenues allowed under this subsection for any by a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature in a separate bill that contains no other subject and that sets forth the dollar amount by which the state revenues allowed will be increased. The vote may not be taken less than seventy-two hours after the third reading of the bill. For purposes of this subsection, state revenues means taxes, fees, licenses, and charges for services imposed by the legislature on individuals, businesses, or agencies outside state government. However, state revenues does not include: revenues that are necessary to meet the requirements set forth in documents authorizing the issuance of bonds by the state; revenues that are used to provide matching funds for the federal Medicaid program with the exception of the revenues used to support the Public Medical Assistance Trust Fund or its successor program and with the exception of state matching funds used to fund elective expanproceeds from the state lottery returned as prizes; receipts of the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund; balances carried taxes, licenses, fees, and charges for services imposed by local, regional, or school district governing bodies; or revenue from taxes, licenses, fees, and charges for services required to be imposed by any amendment or revision to this An adjustment to the revenue limitation shall be made by impact of transfers of responsibility for the funding of governmental functions between the state and other levels of government. The legislature shall, by general law, prescribe procedures necessary to administer this subsection. enue limitation. (a) STATE REVENUE LIMITATION.Except as provided in this section, state revyear are limited as follows: cal year, state revenues are limited to an amount equal to the state revenues collected year multiplied by the sum of the adjustment for growth plus four one-hundredths. cal year, state revenues are limited to an amount equal to the state revenue limitation tiplied by the sum of the adjustment for growth plus three one-hundredths. cal year, state revenues are limited to an amount equal to the state revenue limitation for plied by the sum of the adjustment for growth plus two onehundredths. cal year, state revenues are limited to an amount equal to the state revenue limitation for plied by the sum of the adjustment for growth plus one onehundredth. cal year and thereafter, state revenues are limited to an amount equal to the state revenue limitation for the previous adjustment for growth. (6) The adjustment for be determined by March 1 the latest information available. Once the adjustment for growth is determined for changed based on revisions to the information used to make the determination. (b) REVENUES IN EXCESS OF THE LIMITATION. State revenues collected in the revenue limitation shall be transferred to the budget stabilization fund until the fund reaches the maximum after shall be used for the support and maintenance of public schools by reducing the quired from school districts for participation in a state-funded is no longer required, returned to taxpayers as provided by general law. (c) AUTHORITY OF THE LEGISLATURE TO INCREASE THE REVENUE LIMITATION. (1) The state revenue limibe increased by a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature. Unless otherwise provided by the bill increasing the revenue PUBLIC AND LEGAL NOTICES LEGALS continued on page 23

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AUGUST 29, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 23 limitation, the increased revenue limitation enacted under this paragraph shall be used to determine the revenue limita(2) The state revenue limiof each house of the legislalimitation enacted under this paragraph must be disregarded when determining the revenue limitation in subsequent (3) A bill increasing the revwhich the state revenue limitathird reading in either house of the legislature of the bill in the form that will be presented to (d) AUTHORITY OF THE ELECTORS TO INCREASE THE REVENUE the state revenue limitation pursuant to a concurrent resovote of the membership of increase shall be submitted to the electors at the next general increase at an earlier special custodian of state records fourths of the membership of The resolution must set forth state revenue limitation will be provided in the resolution, the increased revenue limitation shall be used to determine the revenue limitation for future 60 percent of the electors vot(e) REVENUE LIMIT ADJUSTMENT BY THE the funding of governmental functions between the state and other levels of govern2011; or (f) GENERAL LAW law, prescribe procedures means an amount equal to the average for the previous an amount equal to one plus the percent change in the calmeans the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers, United States Department of ceases to exist, the legislature shall determine the successor means an amount equal to one plus the percent change in population of the state as of April 1 compared to April 1 of calculating the annual rate of change in population, the means taxes, fees, licenses, individuals, businesses, or agencies outside state governto meet the requirements set forth in documents authorizing state for bonds issued before are used to provide matching funds for the federal Medicaid program with the exception of the revenues used to support the Public Medical Assistance Trust Fund or its successor program and with the exception of state matching funds used to fund optional 1994; proceeds from the state receipts of the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund and Corporation; receipts of public universities and colleges; balances carried forward from cal, regional, or school district governing bodies; or revenue from taxes, fees, licenses, or revision to this constitution ARTICLE XII SCHEDULE ment to Section 1 and the creation of Section 19 of Article VII, revising the state revenue NO. 4 CONSTSTITUTTUTIONAL AMENDMENTT ARTTICLE VII, S SECTTIONSS 4, 6 ARTTICLE XII, SSECTTIONSS 27, 32, 33 (Legislative) Ballot T T itle: PROPERTY TAX LIMITATIONS; PROPERTY VALUE DECLINE; REDUCTION FOR NONHOMESTEAD ASSESSMENT INCREASES; DELAY OF SCHEDULED REBallot SSummary: (1) This would amend Florida Constitution Article VII, Section 4 (Taxation; assessments) and Section 6 (Homewould amend Article XII, Section 27, and add Sections 32 and 33, relating to the Sched(2) In certain circumstances, the law requires the assessed value of homestead amendment provides that the law, provide that the assessment of homestead and speciin the assessed value due to changes, additions, reductions, or improvements to such If approved at a special election held on the date of the 2012 presidential preference if approved at the 2012 gen(3) This amendment reduces from 10 percent to 5 percent the limitation on annual changes in assessments of approved at a special election held on the date of the 2012 presidential preference priapproved at the 2012 general (4) This amendment also authorizes general law to tional homestead exemption to the right to receive the homestead exemption provided in the Florida Constitution within which the Florida homestead ditional homestead exempThe additional exemption is an amount equal to 50 percent of the homestead propnot exceed an amount equal issue is located for the calenadditional exemption shall apThe amount of the additional exemption shall be reduced in amount equal to 20 percent of the amount of the additional the homestead was estabto the difference between and the assessed value of der Article VII, Section 4(d), than one such exemption shall be allowed per homestead ditional exemption applies to tion held on the date of the 2012 presidential preference ers at the 2012 general elecis not available in the sixth and a special election held on the date of the 2012 presidential 1, 2012, or, if approved at the (5) This amendment also fect in 2019, of constitutional amendments adopted in 2008 which limit annual assessment the submission of an amendment proposing the abrogation Full TT ext: ARTICLE VII FINANCE AND TAXATION law regulations shall be prescribed which shall secure a (a) Agricultural land, land producing high water recharge to Floridas aquifers, or land mercial recreational purposes limitations, and reasonable land used for conservation (c) Pursuant to general (d) All persons entitled to a homestead exemption under Section 6 of this Article shall have their homestead assessed ing the effective date of this as provided this subsection shall change be changed 1 1st ; but those changes in assessments shall not exceed the Three percent (3%) of the assessment for the prior The percent change in the Consumer Price Index for Average, all items 1967=100, or a successor index reports for the preceding calendar United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Staexcept for changes, additions, reductions, or improvements sessed as provided in para(2) An No assessment not shall (3) After a change of general law, homestead propThereafter, the homestead shall be assessed as provided (4) New homestead prop1 1st of lishment of the homestead, unless the provisions of parament shall change as (5) Changes, additions, reductions, or improvements be assessed as provided for ; provided duction, or improvement, the (6) In the event of a termination of homestead status, (7) The provisions of this subsection amendment are a provision of the provisions of this subsection is amendment shall be a the decision of the such court does shall not affect or impair this subsection amendment establishes a new homestead as of who has received a homestead exemption pursuant to Section 6 of this Article as of 2 two the establishment of a the new homestead is entitled to have the new homestead assessed If this revision is approved in Januestablishes a new homestead titled to have the new homestead assessed at less than received a homestead exempThe established homestead shall new homestead is greater than homestead was abandoned, the assessed value of the new value of the new homestead minus an amount equal to the lesser of $500,000 or the difand the assessed value of the Thereafter, the homestead shall be assessed as provided new homestead is less than homestead was abandoned, the assessed value of the new homestead shall be equal value of the prior homestead However, if the difference behomestead and the assessed value of the new homestead calculated pursuant to this sub-subparagraph is greater than $500,000, the assessed value of the new homestead shall be increased so that the value and the assessed value the homestead shall be assessed as provided in this therein, the legislature shall provide for application of this general law, for assessment provisions of this subsection, allow counties and municipalicharacter or use assessment The requirements for eligible law, provide for a reduction in the assessed value of homeresults from the construction or reconstruction of the propviding living quarters for one or more natural or adoptive grandparents or parents of the owners spouse if at least one of the grandparents or parents for whom the living quarters (1) The increase in assessed value resulting from construction or reconstruction total assessed value of the (g) For all levies other than school district levies, assessments of residential real proplaw, which contains nine units or fewer and which is not subtions set forth in subsections (a) through (d) shall change (1) Assessments subdate of assessment provided ; but those changes in assessments shall not exceed 5 ten percent (10%) of the assessment for The legislature that, except for changes, additions, reductions, or improveprovided in paragraph (4), an date of assessment provided (2) An No assessment not shall (3) After a change of ownchange of ownership of a leassessed as provided in this (4) Changes, additions, reductions, or improvements change, addition, reduction, shall be assessed as provided (h) For all levies other than school district levies, assesslimitations set forth in subsections (a) through (d) and (g) (1) Assessments subdate of assessment provided ; but those changes in assessments shall not exceed 5 ten percent (10%) of the assessment for The legislature that, except for changes, additions, reductions, or improveprovided in paragraph (5), an date of assessment provided (2) An No assessment not shall (3) The legislature must as of the next assessment be assessed as provided in of the next assessment date after a change of ownership or assessed as provided in this (5) Changes, additions, reductions, or improvements change, addition, reduction, shall be assessed as provided prohibit the consideration of LEGALS continued on page 24 LeEGalAL NoOTiceICES continued from page 22

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Page 24 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 29, 2012 the following in the determination of the assessed value of real property used for residential purposes: (1) Any change or improvement made for the purpose of improving the propertys resistance to wind damage. (2) The installation of a renewable energy source device. (j)(1) The assessment of the following working waterfront properties shall be based upon the current use of the property: a. Land used predomipurposes. b. Land that is accessible to the public and used for vessel launches into waters that are navigable. c. Marinas and drystacks that are open to the public. d. Water-dependent marine manufacturing facilities, and marine vessel construction and repair facilities and their support activities. provided by this subsection is subject to conditions and limilature by general law. SECTION 6. Homestead exemptions. (a) Every person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner, or another legally or naturally dependent upon the owner, shall be exempt from taxation thereon, except assessments for spesessed valuation of $25,000 and, for all levies other than school district levies, on the assessed valuation greater than $50,000 and up to $75,000 seventy, upon establishment of right thereto in the manner prescribed by law. The real estate may be held by legal or equitable title, by the entireties, jointly, in common, as a condominium, or indirectly by stock ownership or membership representing the owners or members proprietary interest in a corporation owning a fee or a leasehold initially in excess of 98 ninetyeight years. The exemption shall not apply with respect to any assessment roll until such in compliance with the provisions of Section 4 by a state agency designated by general law. This exemption is repealed on the effective date of any amendment to this Article which provides for the assessment of homestead property at less than just value. (b) Not more than one exemption shall be allowed any individual or family unit or with respect to any residential unit. No exemption shall exceed the value of the real estate assessable to the owner or, in case of ownership through stock or membership in a corporation, the value of the proportion which the interest in the corporation bears to the assessed value of the property. (c) By general law and subject to conditions specimay provide to renters, who are permanent residents, ad valorem tax relief on all ad valorem tax levies. Such ad valorem tax relief shall be in the form and amount established by general law. (d) The legislature may, by general law, allow counties or municipalities, for the purpose of their respective tax levies and subject to the provisions of general law, to grant an additional homestead tax exemption not exceeding $50,000 thousand dollars to any person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner and who has attained age 65 sixtyand whose household inlaw, does not exceed $20,000 twenty thousand dollars The general law must allow counties and municipalities to grant this additional exemption, within the limits prescribed in this subsection, by ordinance adopted in the manner prescribed by general law, and must provide for the periodic adjustment of the income limitation prescribed in this subsection for changes in the cost of living. (e) Each veteran who is age 65 or older who is partially or totally permanently disabled shall receive a discount from the amount of the ad valorem tax otherwise owed on homestead property the veteran owns and resides in if the disability was combat related, the veteran was a resident of this state at the time of entering the military service of the United States, and the veteran was honorably discharged upon separation from military service. The discount shall be in a percentage equal to the percentage of the veterans permanent, service-connected disability as determined by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. To qualify for the discount granted by this subsection, an applicant must submit to the county property appraiser, by March 1, proof of residency at the time of entering military serUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs stating the percentage of the veterans service-connected disability and such evidence that reaas combat related, and a copy of the veterans honorable discharge. If the property appraiser denies the request for a discount, the appraiser must notify the applicant in writing of the reasons for the denial, and the veteran may reapply. The legislature may, by general law, waive the annual application requirement in subsequent years. This subsection shall take effect December 7, 2006, is self-executing, and does not require implementing legislation. (f) As provided by general law and subject to conditions who establishes the right to receive the homestead exemption provided in subsection (a) within 1 year after purchasing the homestead property and who has not owned property in the previous 3 calendar years to which the homestead exemption provided in subsection (a) applied is entitled to an additional homestead exemption for all levies except school district levies. The additional exemption is an amount equal to 50 percent of the homestead propertys just value on January 1 of the year the homestead is established. The additional exemption may not exceed the median just value of all homestead property within the county where the property at issue is located for the calendar year immediately preceding January 1 of the year the homestead is established. The additional exemption shall apply for a period of 5 years or until the year the property is sold, whichever ocadditional exemption shall be reduced in each subsequent year by an amount equal to 20 percent of the amount of the additional exemption received in the year the homestead was established or by an amount equal to the difference between the just value of the property and the assessed value of the property determined under Section 4(d), whichever is greater. Not more than one exemption provided under this subsection shall be allowed per homestead property at one time. The additional exemption applies to property purchased on or after January 1, 2011, if this amendment is approved at a special election held on the date of the 2012 presidential preference primary, or to property purchased on or after January 1, 2012, if this amendment is approved at the 2012 general election, but the additional exemption is not available in the sixth and subsequent years ARTICLE XII SCHEDULE SECTION 27. Property tax exemptions and limitations on property tax assessments. The amendments to Sections 3, 4, and 6 of Article VII, providing a $25,000 exemption for tangible personal property, providing an additional $25,000 homestead exemption, authorizing transfer of limitations on the assessment of homestead property, and this section, if submitted to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at a special election authorized by law to be held on January 29, 2008, shall take effect upon approval by the electors and shall operate retroactively to January 1, 2008, or, if submitted to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at the next general election, shall take effect January 1 of the year following such general election. The amendments to Section 4 of Article VII creating subsections (f) and (g) of that section, creating a limitation on annual assessment property, shall take effect upon approval of the electors and beginning January 1, 2009, if approved at a special election held on January 29, 2008, or beginning January 1, 2010, if approved at the general election held in November of 2008. Subsections (g) (f) and (h) (g) of Section 4 of Article VII, initially adopted as subsections (f) and (g), are repealed effective January 1, 2023 2019 ; however, the legislature shall by joint resolution propose an amendment abrogating the repeal of subsections (g) (f) and (h) (g) which shall be submitted to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at the general election of 2022 2018 and, if approved, shall take effect January 1, 2023 2019 SECTION 32. Property assessments.This section and the amendment of Section 4 of Article VII addressnonhomestead property having a declining just value and reducing the limit on the maximum annual increase in the assessed value of nonhomestead property, if submitted to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at a special election authorized by law to be held on the date of the 2012 presidential preference primary, shall take effect upon approval by the electors and shall operate retroactively to January 1, 2012, or, if submitted to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at the 2012 general election, shall take effect January 1, 2013. SECTION 33. Additional homestead exemption for owners of homestead property who recently have not owned homestead property.This section and the amendment to Section 6 of Article VII providing for an additional homestead exemption for owners of homestead property who have not owned homestead property during the 3 calendar years immediately preceding purchase of the current homestead property, if submitted to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at a special election authorized by law to be held on the date of the 2012 presidential preference primary, shall take effect upon approval by the electors and operate retroactively to January 1, 2012, and the additional homestead exemption shall be available for properties purchased on or after January 1, 2011, or if submitted to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at the 2012 general election, shall take effect January 1, 2013, and the additional homestead exemption shall be available for properties purchased on or after January 1, 2012. NO. 5 CONSTSTITUTTUTIONAL AMENDMENTT ARTTICLE V, SSECTTIONSS 2, 11, AND 12 (Legislative) Ballot T T itle: STATE COURTS. Ballot S Summary: Proposing a revision of Article V of the State Constitution relating to the judiciary. The State Constitution authorizes the Supreme Court to adopt rules for the practice and procedure in all courts. The constitution further provides that a rule of court may be repealed by a general law enacted by a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the Legislature. This proposed constitutional revision eliminates the requirement that a general law repealing a court rule pass by a two-thirds vote of each house, thereby providing that the Legislature may repeal a rule of court by a general law approved by a majority vote of each house of the Legislature that expresses the policy behind the repeal. The court could readopt the rule in conformity with the public policy expressed by the Legislature, but if the Legislature determines that a rule has been readopted and repeals the readopted rule, this proposed revision prohibits the court from further readopting the repealed rule without the Legislatures prior approval. Under current law, rules of the judicial nominating commissions and the Judicial Qualirepealed by general law enacted by a majority vote of the membership of each house of the Legislature. Under this proposed revision, a vote to repeal those rules is changed to repeal by general law enacted by a majority vote of the legislators present. Under current law, the Governor appoints a justice of the Supreme Court from a list of nominees provided by a judicial nominating commission, and appointments by the Governor are not subject to a justice of the Supreme Court before the appointee can take the judicial nominating commission must reconvene and may not renominate any person whose prior appointment tion, the Senate may meet at any time. If the Senate fails to vote on the appointment of a justice within 90 days, the jusCommission is an independent commission created by the State Constitution to investigate and prosecute before the Florida Supreme Court alleged misconduct by a justice or judge. Currently under the constitution, commission by the investigative panel of the commission. Once formal charges and all further proceedings of the commission are public. Currently, the constitution authorizes the House of Representatives to impeach a justice or judge. Further, the Speaker of the House of Representatives may request, Commission must make available, all information in the commissions possession for use in deciding whether to impeach a justice or judge. This proposed revision requires the commission to make all of its of the House of Representatives but provides that such during any investigation by the House of Representatives and until such information is used in the pursuit of an impeachment of a justice or judge. This revision also removes the power of the Governor to conform to a prior constitutional change. This revision also makes technical and clarifying additions and deletions relating to the selection of chief judges of a circuit and relating to the mission, and makes other nonsubstantive conforming and technical changes in the judicial article of the constitution. Full TT ext: ARTICLE V JUDICIARY SECTION 2. Administration; practice and procedure. (a) The supreme court shall adopt rules for the practice and procedure in all courts including the time for seeking appellate review, the administrative supervision of all courts, the transfer to the court having jurisdiction of any proceeding when the jurisdiction of another court has been improvidently invoked, and a requirement that no cause shall be dismissed because an improper remedy has been sought. The supreme court shall adopt rules to allow it the court and the district courts of appeal to submit questions relating to military law to the federal Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces for an advisory opinion. Rules of court may be repealed by general law that expresses the policy behind the repeal enacted by twothirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature. The court may readopt the repealed rule only in conformity with the public policy expressed by the legislature. If the legislature determines that a rule has been readopted and repeals the readopted rule, the rule may not be readopted thereafter without prior approval of the legislature. (b) The chief justice of the supreme court shall be chosen by a majority of the members of the court; shall be the chief dicial system; and shall have the power to assign justices or judges, including consenting retired justices or judges, to temporary duty in any court for which the judge is qualijudge of a judicial circuit the power to assign judges for duty in that circuit. (c) A chief judge for each district court of appeal shall be chosen by a majority of the judges thereof or, if there is no majority, by the chief justice. The chief judge shall be responsible for the administrative supervision of the court. (d) A chief judge in each circuit shall be chosen from among the circuit judges as provided by supreme court rule. The chief judge of a circuit shall be responsible for the administrative supervision of the circuit courts and county courts in the his circuit. SECTION 11. Vacancies. (a) Whenever a vacancy which election for retention applies, the governor shall in January of the year following the next general election occurring at least one year after the date of appointment, one of not fewer than three persons nor more than six persons nominated by the appropriate judicial nominating commission. (b) The governor shall court or on a county court, wherein the judges are elected by a majority vote of the electors, by appointing for a January of the year following the next primary and general election occurring at least one year after the date of appointment, one of not fewer than three persons nor more than six persons nominated by the appropriate judicial nominating commission. An election beginning at the end of the appointed term. (c) The nominations shall be made within thirty days from the occurrence of a vacancy unless the period is extended by the governor for a time not to exceed thirty days. The governor shall make the appointment within sixty days after the nominations have (d) Each appointment of a justice of the supreme court is senate. The senate may sit for gardless of whether the house of representatives is in session or not. If the senate fails to vote on the appointment of a justice within 90 days, the justice shall be deemed conthe supreme court judicial nominating commission shall reconvene as though a new vacancy had occurred but may not renominate any person whose prior appointment The appointment of a justice is the senate. (e)(d) There shall be a separate judicial nominating commission as provided by general law for the supreme court, one for each district court of appeal, and one for each judicial circuit for all trial courts within the circuit. Uniform rules of procedure shall be established by the judicial nominating commissions at each level of the court system. Such rules, or any part thereof, may be repealed by general law enacted by a majority vote of the membership of each house of the legislature or by the supreme Except for deliberations of the judicial nominating commissions, the proceedings of the commissions and their records shall be open to the public. SECTION 12. Discipline; removal and retirement. (a) JUDICIAL QUALIFICATIONS COMMISSION.A sion is created. (1) There shall be a judivested with jurisdiction to investigate and recommend to the Supreme Court of Florida justice or judge whose conotherwise, occurring on or after November 1, 1966, (without regard to the effective date of this section) demonstrates LEGALS continued on page 25 LeEGalAL NoOTiceICES continued from page 23

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Page 26 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 29, 2012 (1) Surviving spouse of a veteran who died from serviceconnected causes while on active duty as a member of the United States Armed Forces. (2) Surviving spouse of a line of duty. (3) As used in this subsecgeneral law, the term: a. First responder means technician, or a paramedic. b. In the line of duty means arising out of and in the actual performance of duty required by employment as a ARTICLE XII SCHEDULE SECTION 32. Ad valorem tax relief for surviving spouses of veterans who died from service-connected causes and the line of duty.This section and the amendment to Section 6 of Article VII permitting the legislature to provide ad valorem tax relief to surviving spouses of veterans who died from service-connected who died in the line of duty shall take effect January 1, 2013. NO. 10 CONSTSTITUTTUTIONAL AMENDMENTT ARTTICLE VII, SSECTTION 3 ARTTICLE XII, SSECTTION 32 (Legislative) Ballot T T itle: TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION. Ballot S Summary: Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to: (1)Provide an exemption from ad valorem taxes levied by counties, municipalities, school districts, and other local governments on tangible personal property if the assessed value of an owners tangible personal property is greater than $25,000 but less than $50,000. This new exemption, if approved by the voters, will take effect on January 1, 2013, and apply to the 2013 tax roll and subsequent tax rolls. (2) Authorize a county or municipality for the purpose of its respective levy, and as provided by general law, to provide tangible personal property tax exemptions by ordinance. This is in addition to other statewide tangible personal property tax exemptions provided by the Constitution and this amendment. Full TT ext: ARTICLE VII FINANCE AND TAXATION SECTION 3. Taxes; exemptions. (a) All property owned by a municipality and used exclusively by it for municipal or public purposes shall be exempt from taxation. A municipality, owning property outside the municipality, may be required by general law to make payment to the taxing unit in which the property is located. Such portions of property as are used predominantly for religious or charitable purposes may be exempted by general law from taxation. (b) There shall be exempt from taxation, cumulatively, to every head of a family residing in this state, household goods and personal effects to not less than one thousand dollars, and to every widow or widower or person who is blind or totally and permanently disabled, property to the value (c) Any county or municipality may, for the purpose of its respective tax levy and subject to the provisions of this subsection and general law, grant community and economic development ad valorem tax exemptions to new businesses and expansions of exby general law. Such an exemption may be granted only by ordinance of the county or municipality, and only after the electors of the county or municipality voting on such question in a referendum authorize the county or municipality to adopt such ordinances. An exemption so granted shall apply to improvements to real property made by or for the use of a new business and improvements to real property related to the expansion of an existing business and shall also apply to tangible personal property of such new business and tangible personal property related to the expansion of an existing business. The amount or limits of the amount of such exgeneral law. The period of time for which such exemption may be granted to a new business or expansion of an existing business shall be determined by general law. The authority to grant such exemption shall expire ten years from the date of approval by the electors of the county or municipality, and may be renewable by referendum as provided by general law. (d) Any county or municipality may, for the purpose of its respective tax levy and subject to the provisions of this subsection and general law, grant historic preservation ad valorem tax exemptions to owners of historic properties. This exemption may be granted only by ordinance of the county or municipality. The amount or limits of the amount of this exemption and the requirements for eligible by general law. The period of time for which this exemption may be granted to a property owner shall be determined by general law. (e)(1) By general law and dollars of the assessed value of tangible personal property is subject to tangible personal property tax shall be exempt from ad valorem taxation. Tangible personal property is also exempt from ad valorem taxation if the assessed value of such property is greater than dollars. (2) A county or municipality may, for the purposes of its respective tax levy, provide additional tangible personal property tax exemptions by ordinance, subject to this subsection and as provided in general law. (f) There shall be granted an ad valorem tax exemption for real property dedicated in perpetuity for conservation purposes, including real property encumbered by perpetual conservation easements or by other perpetual conservageneral law. (g) By general law and subject to the conditions specreceives a homestead exemption as provided in section 6 of this article; who was a member of the United States military or military reserves, the United States Coast Guard or its reserves, or the Florida National Guard; and who was deployed during the preceding calendar year on active duty outside the continental United States, Alaska, or Hawaii in support of military operations designated by the legislature shall receive an additional exemption equal to a percentage of the taxable value of his or her homestead property. The applicable percentage shall be calculated as the number of days during the preceding calendar year the person was deployed on active duty outside the continental United States, Alaska, or Hawaii in support of military operations designated by the legislature divided by the number of days in that year. ARTICLE XII SCHEDULE SECTION 32. Tangible personal property; ad valorem tax exemption.The amendment to Section 3 of Article VII providing that property is exempt from tangible personal property tax if the assessed value of such property is greater sand dollars shall take effect January 1, 2013, and applies to assessments for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2013. NO. 11 CONSTSTITUTTUTIONAL AMENDMENTT ARTTICLE VII, SSECTTION 6 (Legislative) Ballot T T itle: ADDITIONAL HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION; LOW-INCOME SENIORS WHO MAINTAIN LONGTERM RESIDENCY ON PROPERTY; EQUAL TO ASSESSED VALUE. Ballot S Summary: Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to authorize the Legislature, by general law and subject to conditions set forth in the general law, to allow counties and municipalities to grant an additional homestead tax exemption equal to the assessed value of homestead property if the property has a just value less than $250,000 to an owner who has maintained permanent residency on the property for not less than 25 years, who has attained age 65, and who has a low household income Full Text: ARTICLE VII FINANCE AND TAXATION SECTION 6. Homestead exemptions. (a) Every person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner, or another legally or naturally dependent upon the owner, shall be exempt from taxation thereon, except assessments for spethousand dollars and, for all levies other than school district levies, on the assessed valuathousand dollars, upon establishment of right thereto in the manner prescribed by law. The real estate may be held by legal or equitable title, by the entireties, jointly, in common, as a condominium, or indirectly by stock ownership or membership representing the owners or members proprietary interest in a corporation owning a fee or a leasehold initially in excess of ninetyeight years. The exemption shall not apply with respect to any assessment roll until such in compliance with the provisions of section 4 by a state agency designated by general law. This exemption is repealed on the effective date of any amendment to this Article which provides for the assessment of homestead property at less than just value. (b) Not more than one exemption shall be allowed any individual or family unit or with respect to any residential unit. No exemption shall exceed the value of the real estate assessable to the owner or, in case of ownership through stock or membership in a corporation, the value of the proportion which the interest in the corporation bears to the assessed value of the property. (c) By general law and subject to conditions specimay provide to renters, who are permanent residents, ad valorem tax relief on all ad valorem tax levies. Such ad valorem tax relief shall be in the form and amount established by general law. (d) The legislature may, by general law, allow counties or municipalities, for the purpose of their respective tax levies and subject to the provisions of general law, to grant either or both of the following an additional homestead tax exemptions: (1) An exemption not exto any person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner and who has atwhose household income, as not exceed twenty thousand dollars; or. (2) An exemption equal to the assessed value of the property to any person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate with a just value thousand dollars and who has maintained thereon the permanent residence of the owner for and who has attained age sixincome does not exceed the income limitation prescribed in paragraph (1). The general law must allow counties and municipalities to grant these this additional exemptions exemption within the limits prescribed in this subsection, by ordinance adopted in the manner prescribed by general law, and must provide for the periodic adjustment of the income limitation prescribed in this subsection for changes in the cost of living. (e) Each veteran who is age 65 or older who is partially or totally permanently disabled shall receive a discount from the amount of the ad valorem tax otherwise owed on homestead property the veteran owns and resides in if the disability was combat related, the veteran was a resident of this state at the time of entering the military service of the United States, and the veteran was honorably discharged upon separation from military service. The discount shall be in a percentage equal to the percentage of the veterans permanent, service-connected disability as determined by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. To qualify for the discount granted by this subsection, an applicant must submit to the county property appraiser, by March 1, proof of residency at the time of entering military serUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs stating the percentage of the veterans service-connected disability and such evidence that reaas combat related, and a copy of the veterans honorable discharge. If the property appraiser denies the request for a discount, the appraiser must notify the applicant in writing of the reasons for the denial, and the veteran may reapply. The Legislature may, by general law, waive the annual application requirement in subsequent years. This subsection shall take effect December 7, 2006, is self-executing, and does not require implementing legislation. NO. 12 CONSTSTITUTTUTIONAL AMENDMENTT ARTTICLE IX, SSECTTION 7 (Legislative) Ballot T T itle: APPOINTMENT OF STUDENT BODY PRESIDENT TO BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM. Ballot S Summary: Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to replace the president of the Florida Student Association with the chair of the council of state university student body presidents as the student member of the Board of Governors of the State University System and to require that the Board of Governors organize such council of state university student body presidents. Full TT ext: ARTICLE IX EDUCATION SECTION 7. State University System. (a) PURPOSES. In order to achieve excellence through teaching students, advancing research and providing public idas citizens, their communities and economies, the people hereby establish a system of governance for the state university system of Florida. (b) STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM. There shall be a single state university system comprised of all public universities. A board of trustees shall administer each public university and a board of governors shall govern the state university system. (c) LOCAL BOARDS OF TRUSTEES. Each local constituent university shall be administered by a board of trustees consisting of thirteen members dedicated to the purposes of the state university system. The board of governors shall establish the powers and duties of the boards of trustees. Each board of trustees shall consist of six citizen members appointed zen members appointed by the board of governors. The appointed members shall be years as provided by law. The chair of the faculty senate, or the equivalent, and the president of the student body of the university shall also be members. (d) STATEWIDE BOARD OF GOVERNORS. The board of governors shall be a body corporate consisting of seventeen members. The board shall operate, regulate, control, and be fully responsible for the management of the whole university system. These responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, of each constituent university and its articulation with free public schools and community colleges, ensuring the well-planned coordination and operation of the system, and avoiding wasteful duplication of facilities or programs. The boards management shall be subject to the powers of the legislature to appropriate for the expenditure of funds, and the board shall account for such expenditures as provided by law. The governor shall appoint to the board fourteen citizens dedicated to the purposes of the state university system. The appointed by the senate and serve staggered terms of seven years as provided by law. The commissioner of education, the chair of the advisory council of faculty senates, or the equivalent, and the chair of the council of LeEGalAL NoOTiceICES continued from page 25 student body presidents, which council shall be organized by the board of governors and consist of all the student body presidents of the state university system president of the Florida student association, or the equivalent shall also be members of the board. ________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 2009-172-CA FRIER FINANCE, INC Plaintiff, v. DORIS O. Stewart, and SHIRLEY H. BUTLER, Defendants. ___________________/ FINAL SUSUMMARY JUUDGGMENTT OF FORECLOSUSURET THISS CAUSUSE came before the Court for hearing on July 19, 2012, upon Plaintiffs Motion for Summary Judgment of Foreclosure. Having reviewed the instant Motion and the supcounsel, and being otherwise fully advised in the premises, it is ORDERED AND ADJUUDGGED that: 1. The Court has jurisdiction of the subject matter and the parties of this cause. 2. There are no genuine issues of material fact. Plaintiffs Motion for Final Summary Judgment of foreclosure is G GRANTTED. 3. Plaintiff is entitled to an award of reasonable attorneys fees in the total amount of $900.00 at the rate of $150.00/ hour for 6.0 total attorney hours. In awarding same, the Court has considered all of the criteria set forth in Florida Patients Compensation Fund v. Rowe, 472 So. 2d1145 (Fla. 1985). 4. Plaintiff FRIER FINANCE, INC., whose address is 12788 U.S. Highway 90 West, Live Oak, FL 32060, is due the following: Principal balance: $60,085.00 Accrued interest through October 28, 2011, (per diem $15.61): $13,661.21 Accrued interest from October 29, 2011 to July 19, 2012 (per diem $15.61): $3,980.55 Late Charges: $1,150.00 Escrow Balance: $1,725.96 Attorneys fee incurred by The Decker Law Firm, P.A.: $2,629.63 Filing fee incurred by The Decker Law Firm, P.A.: $1,015.50 Service of process fee incurred by The Decker Law Firm, P.A.: $120.00 Publication fee incurred by The Decker Law Firm, P.A.: $294.00 Mediation fee incurred by The Decker Law Firm, P.A.: $1,000.00 Title Search fee incurred by Timothy D. Padgett, P.A.: $200.00 Attorneys Fees: Attorney Fee for Foreclosure Case: $900.00 Attorney Fee Total: $900.00 making a total sum of $86,761.85, that shall bear interest at the rate of 4.75% per year, or as otherwise prescribed by law, whichever is less. 5. 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AUGUST 29, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 27 Liberty County, Florida, legally described as: EXHIBIT A Lot 92, TURKEY CREEK ACRES, an unrecorded subdivision, being more particularly described as follows: A parcel of land being in the Northwest 1/4 of Section 33, Township 1 North, Range 7 West, Liberty County, Florida and lying East of Turkey Creek Road (80.00 foot Rightof-Way), more particularly described by metes and bounds as follows: Begin at a concrete monument (4x4 no ID) marking the Northeast corner of said Northwest 1/4; and run thence S891W along the Northern boundary of said Northwest 1/4 a distance of 201.81 feet to a concrete monument (4x4 no ID) on the Easterly Rightof-Way boundary of said road; thence S06E along said Easterly Right-of-Way boundary a distance of 45.62 feet to a re-bar (5/8 D.O.T.) marking a point of curve to the left; thence Southeasterly along said Easterly Right-of-Way boundary and said curve with radius of 1233.24 feet through a central angle of 06 for an arc distance of 147.16 feet (the chord of said are being S10E 147.08 feet) to a re-bar (PSM3031); thence N89E 173.91 feet to a re-bar (PSM3031) on the Eastern boundary of said Northwest 1/4; thence N01W (Bearing Base) along said Eastern boundary a distance of 189.67 feet to the Point of Beginning. The above described parcel of land being SUBJECT TO a 10.00 foot utility easement along each lot line. TOGETHER WITH that certain 1999 Manufactured Home, I.D. No(s). FLHML3B141720985A/B, Title No(s). 0079678763 and 0079678795. 6. If the sum with interest at the rate described in paragraph 4 and all cost accrued subsequent to this judgment are not paid, the clerk of this court shall sell the property at public sale on September 11, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time), or as soon thereafter as the sale may proceed, to the highest bidder for cash, except as prescribed in paragraph 7, at the Courthouse S Steps, Liberty County Courthouse, 10818 NW S SR 20, Bristol, Florida 32321 in accordance with section 45.031, Florida Statutes. 7. Plaintiff shall advance all subsequent costs of this action and shall be reimbursed for them by the clerk if plaintiff is not the purchaser of the property for sale. If plaintiff is the purchaser, the clerk shall credit plaintiffs bid with the total sum with interest and cost accruing subsequent to this judgment, or such part of it, as is necessary to pay the bid in full. title the clerk shall distribute the proceeds of the sale, so paying; all of plaintiffs cost; second, documentary cate; third, plaintiffs attorneys fees; fourth; the total sum due to plaintiff, less the items paid, plus interest at the rate prescribed in paragraph 4 from this date to the date of the sale; and by retaining any remaining amount pending the further order of this court. title defendant(s) and all persons claiming under or against the notice of lis pendens shall be foreclosed of all estate or claim in the property, except as to the potential rights of a condominium or homeowners association under chapter 718 or chapter 720, Florida Statutes, as more fully set forth or entity named on the cerpossession of the property. If any Defendant remains in possession of the property, the clerk shall without further order of the court issue forthwith a writ of possession upon request of the person named Notwithstanding the foregoing, the rights of any condominium or homeowners association to collect unpaid assessments from any subsequent mortgage holder, shall be preserved and shall be governed as provided in Section 718.116 and 720.3085, F.S., subject to limitations as set forth in Coral Lakes Community Association, Inc. v. Busey Bank, N.A., 35 Fla. L. Weekly D431 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2010). 10. If this property is sold a public auction, there may be additional money from the sale after payment of persons who are entitled to be paid from the sale proceeds pursuant to this Final Judgment. If you are a subordinate lien holder claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must entitled to any remaining funds. 11. If you are the property owner, you may claim these funds yourself. You are not required to have a lawyer or any other representation and you do not have to assign your rights to anyone else in order for you to claim any money to which you are entitled. Please check with the Clerk of Court, Liberty County Courthouse, 10818 NW S SR 20, Bristol, Florida 32321, (850) 642-5188, within 10 days after the sale to see if there is additional money from the foreclosure sale that the Clerk has in the Registry of the Court. 12. If you decide to sell your home or hire someone to help you claim the additional money, you should read very carefully, all papers you are required to sign ask someone else, preferably an attorney who is not related to the person offering to help you, to make sure that you understand what you are signing and that you are not transferring your property or the equity in your property without the proper information. If you cannot afford to pay an attorney, you may contact Legal S Services of North Florida, Inc. (850) 862-3279, in your area, to see if you services. If they cannot assist you, they may be able to refer you to a local bar referral agency or suggest other options. If you choose to contact Legal S Services of North Florida, Inc., for assistance, you should do so as soon as possible after receipt of this notice. 13. The Plaintiff may assign the Judgment or the bid to a third party without further order of the Court. 14. Jurisdiction of this action is retained to enter further orders that are proper including, judgment. DONE AND ORDERED in Chambers at Bristol, Liberty County, Florida, this 19th day of July, 2012. JAMES O. SHELFER Circuit Judge CERTTIFICAT TE OF SSERVICE I HEREBY CERTIFY that a copy of the foregoing Final Summary Judgment has been furnished to the following: Timothy D. Padgett, ESQ. Timothy D. Padgett, P.A. 2878 Remington Green Circle Tallahassee, Florida 32308 Council for Plaintiff Shirley H. Butler 11860 NW Turkey Creek Rd. Bristol, FL 32321 Doris Stewart 12340 NW Turkey Creek Rd. Bristol, FL 32321 Quinn E. Brock, Esq. P. O. Drawer 311167 Enterprise, AL 36331 by regular U.S. mail this 19 day of July, 2012 Clerk of Court Robert Hill, Clerk V. Summers Deputy Clerk 8-22, 8-29________________________ NOTTICE OF APPLICAT TION FOR TT AX DEED NOTTICE ISS HEREBY G GIVEN, T That LABAN OR LINDA BON-T TRAGGER the holder of the folnumber and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO.: 59 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2010 Description of Property: Commence at a concrete monument marking the Northwest Corner of Section 33, Township 1 North, Range 7 West, Liberty County, Florida and thence proceed South 89 degrees 18 minutes 06 seconds East along the North boundary of said Section 33, a distance of 2204.71 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING, thence continue South 89 degrees 18 minutes 06 seconds East along said North boundary 183.50 feet to the Westerly right-of-way boundary of an 80.00 foot wide roadway; thence run South 06 degrees 12 minutes 59 seconds East along said Westerly right-ofway boundary 55.12 feet to a point of curve to the left; thence run Southeasterly along said Westerly right-ofway boundary and said curve having a radius of 1185.92 feet through a central angle of 06 degrees 38 minutes 46 seconds for an arc distance of 137.56 feet (chord being South 09 degrees 32 minutes 23 seconds East 137.49 feet) to the North right-of-way boundary of a 60.00 foot wide roadway; thence run North 89 degrees 23 minutes 10 seconds West along said North right-of-way boundary 212.76 feet; thence run North 00 degrees 09 minutes 11 seconds East 190.34 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Containing 0.86 of an acre, more or less. Name in which assessed: JOY J. WHITTED Said property being in the County of Liberty, State of Florida. be redeemed according to law the property described in the highest bidder at the front door of the Liberty County Courthouse, 10818 NW SR 20, Bristol, Florida on the 3rd day of October 2012 at 11:00 A.M. E.S.T. Dated this 23rd day of August 2012 ROBERT HILL, CLERK OF COURT Kathleen E. Brown, Deputy Clerk 8-29 T 9-19________________________ NOTTICE OF APPLICAT TION FOR TT AX DEED NOTTICE ISS HEREBY G GIVEN, that LABAN OR LINDA BON-T TRAGGER the holder of the folnumber and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO.: 105 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 Description of Property: Lot 14: Commence at a rod and cap marking the Southwest corner of Block of the Town of Sumatra lying in Section 30, Township 5 South, Range 7 West, Liberty County, Florida, said point also lying on the Northerly right of way of State Road Number 22 (right of way varies); thence run South 05 degrees 08 minutes 10 seconds East 80.00 feet to a point lying on the Southerly right of way of said State Road Number 22; thence run along said right of way as follows: North 84 degrees 51 minutes 50 seconds East 1900.00 feet; thence South 05 degrees 08 minutes 10 seconds East 92.00 feet; thence North 84 degrees 51 minutes 50 seconds East 978.49 feet; thence South 00 degrees 54 minutes 18 seconds West 3.88 feet to a concrete monument; thence South 00 degrees 47 minutes 50 seconds West 268.96 feet to a point lying on the centerline of a 60 foot wide roadway and utility easement; thence run along centerline as follows: South 76 degrees 47 minutes 49 seconds West 142.63 feet; thence leaving said centerline run North 05 degrees 08 minutes 10 seconds West 30.30 feet to a point lying on the Northerly right of way of said 60 foot wide roadway and utility easement; thence run along said right of way as follows: South 76 degrees 47 minutes 49 seconds West 5.18 feet; thence South 73 degrees 06 minutes 50 seconds West 148.06 feet; thence South 70 degrees 15 minutes 40 seconds West 465.78 feet; thence South 76 degrees 59 minutes 59 seconds West 65.26 feet; thence South 76 degrees 59 minutes 59 seconds West 37.74 feet; thence South 81 degrees 00 minutes 49 seconds West 132.88 feet to a point lying on the centerline of a 60 foot wide roadway easement; thence leaving said right of way run along said centerline South 05 degrees 15 minutes 46 seconds East 679.23 feet; thence leaving said centerline run North 84 degrees 51 minutes 50 seconds East 420 feet to a rod and cap for the Point of Beginning; thence from said Point of Beginning run North 05 degrees 15 minutes 46 seconds West 210.00 feet to a rod and cap lying on the centerline of a 60 foot wide roadway easement; thence run along said centerline North 84 degrees 51 minutes 50 seconds East 210.00 feet; thence leaving said centerline run South 05 degrees 15 minutes 46 seconds East 210.00 feet to a rod and cap; thence South 84 degrees 51 minutes 50 seconds West 210.00 feet to the Point of Beginning. Subject to a roadway and utility easement lying over and across the Northerly 30 feet described thereof. Name in which assessed: LEE W. GGLASSSSER Said property being in the County of Liberty, State of Florida. be redeemed according to law the property described in such highest bidder at the Front Door of the Liberty County Courthouse, 10818 NW SR 20, Bristol, Florida on the 3rd day of October, 2012 at 11:00 A.M., E.S.T. Dated this 23rd day of August, 2012. ROBERT HILL, CLERK OF COURT Kathleen E. Brown, Deputy Clerk 8-29 T 9-19PUBLIC AUCTION Bristol 66 Towing and Recovery will hold a Public Auction on Sept. 6 at 5:30 p.m. (ET). Vin# 2FMZA5148WBC98643 Auction will be held at Bristol 66 Storage on Hoecake Road off Highway 20 East, one half mile on left, you will see our sign. Bristol 66 Towing reserves the right to reject any and all bids. The Calhoun-Liberty Journal August 29, 2012. If you need any more information on the above vehicle, please call TTELOGGIA POWER, LLC NEEDED (850) 379-8341 or fax resume to(850) 379-8677 JOB MKT. MAC TTECH NeededEEDEDPart time to help maintain, computer network in Bristol. Reply with info on background and experience to teresae@fairpoint.net. Class A CDL Flatbed Drivers Corporation TT win Oaks Juvenile Development, Inc.For more information phone 379-3973.Help NeededApalachicola Forest Youth Camp is looking to hire an energetic, highly creative, organized and responsible person to work with our 21st Century After School program. You must be able to work from 3:30-7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and some Saturdays. and contact TT ravis Anderson at 379-3973. PHONE (850) 643-3333 FAX (850) 643-3334 TThe Calhoun-Liberty JoOUrnalRNALthejournal@fairpoint.net and CLJNEWS.COM LeEGalAL NoOTiceICES continued from page 26

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Page 28 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 29, 2012 FWC asks public to share Florida panther sightings and photos on websiteThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has launched a new website that makes it easy for citizens who spot Florida panthers to share the information online. The site www.Public.MyFWC.com/hsc/PantherSight ings/ enables the public to report when and where they have seen a panther or its tracks and upload photos of the sighting. As recently as the 1970s, the Florida panther was close to disappearing, with as few as 20 animals in the wild. Now there are an estimated 100 to 160 adults and sub-adults. Sub-adults are panthers that have left their mother but are not yet breeding age. The growing population of this endangered species and its need to roam over large areas mean panthers are spreading beyond their well-documented south Florida range. The FWC has evidence of panther sightings throughout Florida and is getting increased reports from people lucky enough to have photographed a panther or its tracks. While its encouraging to hear from a person who is excited about seeing a Florida panther, the FWC has to have specific documentation of the panther sighting to provide sound science-based panther management, said Darrell Land, FWC panther team leader. Weve been receiving a lot of panther pictures from people who use trail cameras, and this website makes it easy for them to share that information with the FWC. FWC researchers will use the reported sightings to gain knowledge on the range of Florida panthers. The comeback of the Florida panther is a great example of what coordinated conservation efforts can accomplish, Land said. The FWC is asking people to help document how panthers are responding to these conservation efforts and where they are coexisting with Floridas 19 million human residents. Learn more about the Florida panther at FloridaPantherNet.org/. The site includes information about panthers for people of different interest levels, including a color ing book and activity pages for kids. PYTHON PATROLRecord python is a reminder to call 1 (888) IveGot1AltamLTAMOntNTE SpPRInNGsS A 17.7 foot Burmese python carrying 87 eggs is a record for E Everglades National Park and a reminder that these problem snakes are here to stay. The Nature Conservancy has been working to prevent their spread out of the E Everglades by training responders to pick them up when sighted. I If you see a sun-bathing python or any other invasive species, like Nile monitors, take a photo and please call 1 (888) I IveGGot1 and report your sighting to the Python Patrol. We have 24-hour response by law enforcement in 10 counties, although anyone in Florida can leave a message, said Nature Conservancy Biologist Cheryl Millett, who runs the Conservancys Python Patrol program. The counties where a responder trained by the Conservancy to capture invasive snakes is dispatched are: Miami-Dade, Monroe, Collier, Hendry, Broward, Palm Beach, G Glades, Martin, St. Lucie and OOkeechobee counties. The Nature Conservancy began the Python Patrol in 2008 to help prevent the spread of snakes out of E Everglades National Park and into the Florida Keys where one had been discovered after feeding on an endangered Key Largo wood rat. People who work outside for a living were encouraged to call in sightings and trained responders up and down the Keys captured the intruders. Now the program is being implemented across the southern part of the state. Pythons eat a wide range of wildlife species, including birds, mammals and alligators up to four feet long. University of Florida scientists studying Floridas largest snake found to date said its size would allow it to eat most anything. Capture of the record snake was announced by UF Monday. By capturing snakes in the counties on the edges of the major infestation in the park we may be able to stop the spread and prevent new breeding. And by capturing them in the park we hope to suppress the population, Millett said. as well. There is also an iPhone App available through iTunes called I IveGGot1 that was developed by the University of G Georgia. The phone number and web site are open for reports of all invaders, Conservation Commission is partnering with the Conservancy to respond to reports. And wildlife and bag snakes. We encourage everyone to become more familiar with distinguishing invasive from native reptiles by taking the free online RE REDDy training offered by the University of Florida, Millett said. O Online RE REDDy training is at www.ufwildlife. end of the 40-minute free training, plus I ID and reporting handouts.The Nature Conservancy is a leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. To date, the Conservancy and its more than one million members have been responsible for the protection of more than 18 million acres in the United States and have helped preserve more than 117 million acres in Latin America, the Caribbean, Asia and the www.nature.org.

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AUGUST 29, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 29 To place your ad call us at 643-3333 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 RestaurantGGary Richards, EA MBAEnrolled Agent Enrolled to Practice Before the IRS Business & Accounting S 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 ESTSTIMAT TESS Call Chris Nissley at 674-8081 or 643-8561 (Cell) STUMP GRINDINGReasonable Rates & FreeREE Estimates! That Darn PumpThere is never a convenient time to be without water.WeELLS psa s(850)643-HELP Thats 643-4357 or Home 643-3857For friendly service and never any overtime charges call, Clint Hatcher, OwnerElectrical Lic. # ER13014037 Building Lic. # RB29003511New Homes Garages Additions Electrical Remodeling Foundations Screenrooms Sunrooms VIVINYYL SIIDIING RESIDENTAL & COMMERCIAL FREE EstimatesSServing 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 MMasters Farm Supply LS Tractor Equipment Committed To Quality Since 1973 (850) 762-3222 faxmasters7@fairpoint.net Two butteries y in formation through a brushy thicket in the Apalachicola National Forest near Hosford. PHIL COALE PHOTOEcoscaping is a growing trend among homeowners who want to take care of their lawns and landscapes but want to do so in a way that's environmentally friendly. Integrating both landscape architecture and spatial planning with environmental science, ecoscaping is meant to help homeowners create a sustainable and ecofriendly landscape design. It's natural to assume that ecoscaping includes looking for ways to reduce reliance on chemical pesticides, but there are many additional ways homeowners can embrace ecoscaping. This includes removing or refusing to plant invasive plants that are diffrom different ecosystems and can threaten local wildlife and existing plants. Instead of choosing exotic plants that aren't native to the area, choose native plants that are accustomed to the local climate. Another way to embrace ecoscaping is to develop a planting strategy wherein plants are conditions that can eliminate the need for chemical fertilizers and excessive watering.ECOSCAPINGThere are more than 2,700 different types of earthworms residing on the planet. Earthworms are often known to be workhorses in the garden, helping to aerate and fertilize the soil while Earthworms recycle materials like dead leaves, decaying animals and feces so new plant seedlings can grow and have the process begin anew. Worms have been around for 120 million years -one of the few species of insects that have stood the test of time. In just one acre of soil, there may be a million or more earthworms turning over the soil and chewing on organic matter. Without earthworms, most plants would not thrive. Earthworms have mucous covering their bodies in order to stay moist. This helps them to breathe through their skin. You may have noticed that after it rains worms appear on sidewalks and outside of their underground burrows. This is not because they are drowning underground, but because the environment is moist after it rains, making it more conducive for worms mates. Normally the dry conditions above ground make them dry out and die. Contrary to popular belief, worms do have a mouth and an opposite end for waste removal that is not interchangeable.EARTHWORMS

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Page 30 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 29, 2012 APPLIANCESElectric stove, needs one burner, $50. Call 762-3924. 8-29, 9-5UUnder cabinet microwave, black, $150 OBO. Call 643-2859. 8-29, 9-5Microwave, still in box, 600 watt, only used a few times, $20. Call 580-3335. 8-29, 9-5Refrigerator works good, white, Magic Shelf ice maker, 13 cubic foot, $100. Call 209-2698. 8-29, 9-5Washer and dryer, practically brand new, $300 for set. Call 3635665. 8-29, 9-5Refrigerator/Freezer 18 cubic foot, $120 OBO. 20 gallon hot water heater, electric, $60. Call 5735862. 8-22, 8-29Estate chest type freezer medium size, in very good condition, $150 OBO. Call 209-9489. 8-22, 8-29, $400. Call 762-2223. 8-22, 8-29Pro-SShield 5x7 Jacuzzi heated, 4 jets, works great, $400 OBO. Call 643-2069. 8-22, 8-29 ELECTRONICSCompact Vizio desktop computer, 272-6051. 8-29, 9-5 Digital Yamaha console piano with bench, organ, synthesizer 643-9227. 8-22, 8-29TT wo 12 inch Kenwood speakers, $20 for both. Call 643-9227.8-22, 8-29TT wo 52 inch RCA T TVs, $350 each. Call 762-2223. 8-22, 8-29 FURNITURECoffee table, two end tables, sofa table all in light wood, $175 OBO. Call 643-2859. 8-29, 9-5Platform rocker in great shape, $50, baby buggy, $35. Call 674-3264. 8-29, 9-5 Large card table with 4 chairs, $20. Call 580-3335. 8-29, 9-5Recliner blue/green velour, excellent condition, $50. Two swivel occasional chairs, tan/green slip covers, $45 pair. Antique china hutch, painted tan/cream trim, $100. Antique buffet/sideboard, painted brown, $100. Loveseat, $50. White bookshelf/tall hutch with two open shelving at top and three drawers bottom. All in excellent condition and from a pet free/ smoke free home. Please email if you would like to receive photos com or call (850) 338-4098.8-29, 9-5Bedroom suite Call 643-8309. 8-29, 9-5 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 SALESSix mobile home windows, $40 for all. Mobile home 36x80 storm door, $30. 220 Amp breaker box, never used, $130. Call 762-3924.8-29, 9-5Infant girls car seat, $40. Call 643-2859. 8-29, 9-5TT wo quilt tops, complete and ready to be quilted, $10 each. Call 643-5957. 8-29, 9-5Movies: 62 total, 55 on VCR tapes and 17 on DVDs, $55 for all. Call 674-8385. 8-29, 9-5Boys shirts, $1 each. Call 6743264. 8-29, 9-5SSaanen of antenna tower, couple of sticks, 3 for $100 or $50 each. Call 762-4231. 8-29, 9-5Metallic red drums, base and three tom toms, heads on both ends, $100 OBO. Call 762-4231.8-29, 9-5Old Avon bottles, antique adult potty chair, two 4 ft. Amish wagon wheels. Call 762-8471. 8-22, 8-29Antique Navy steamer trunk with drawer, has original lining, a lot of hardware. Measures 24 in. tall by 36 in. long and 21 in. wide, $100 8-22, 8-2920x12 portable shed, 48 door, wired with lights and AC, has a 20 matching double carport, $2,999 OBO. Call (850) 294-1760. 8-22, 8-29Old kitchen collectibles, old tools, lead crystal glass and green Depression glass. Call 762-8471. 8-22, 8-29Compost bin, hardly used, $199. Grading slate, 6 ft. long, never used, 3 point hitch, heavy duty, $450. Call 762-8941. 8-22, 8-29Diamond tennis bracelet, 14k gold, appraised at $1,500, asking $1,200. Call 674-8992. 8-22, 8-29Bunk beds, queen size bed, washer & dryer and other household items. Call 643-8035.8-22, 8-29Little T T ykes race car toddler bed, royal blue, uses crib size mattress, $50. Call 643-3639. 8-22, 8-29Bedding material: Sheets, comforters, mattress pads, cotton blankets, mattress covers and more. Everyone is invited to shop at the Calhoun-Liberty Ministry Center store. Located on Hwy. 20 E. in Blountstown, 6741818. UFNMens, ladies and childrens clothes. Many items for the 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 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 BD, 1 1/2 BA TownhousesBRISTOL Mobile Homes643-7740 FOR RENT BLOUNTSTOWN REAL ESTST AT TEWANTED: Will buy 10 to 1,000 acres, reasonably priced. Immediate closing. Call (850) 544-5441 or (850) 570-0222 Victorian couch and chair. Baby bed with two mattresses. Call 762-8471. 8-22, 8-29Brown couch, pulls out into a bed, in great shape, $30. Antique chair, green, in great shape, $20. Call 447-4502. 8-22, 8-29Big Boy Recliner, mocha, good condition, $100. Call 674-2716. 8-22, 8-29Couch only a few months old, $150. Call 447-3361. 8-22, 8-29Matching sofa and love seat, dusty rose with dusty blue with matching lamps, $275. Call (850) 557-3455. 8-22, 8-29King size mattress in good condition, $75. Call 674-8183. 8-22, 8-29Wood dining room table, 7 foot, in excellent condition, $250. Call 674-4454. 8-22, 8-29GGood used furniture and appliances needed at Calhoun Liberty Ministry Center. Call 674-1818. UFN TRUCKS1985 Dodge pickup, half ton, runs good, no tailgate, standard shift, $600 OBO. Call 209-2698.8-29, 9-51986 S Suburban, 4-door, air conditioning front and rear, new 350 running gear and transmission. For sale or trade for a smaller vehicle. Call 274-1002. 8-29, 9-5 1989 1-ton dully Ford, with dump bed, 460 engine, has a blown head gasket, $1,000. Call 7623224. 8-22, 8-291998 Jeep Wrangler, 5 speed, 4WD, towing package, soft and hard top, $7,000. Call 447-1786.8-22, 8-291995 T T oyota pickup, 2WD, 5-speed, regular cab, $1,000. Call 447-1926. 8-22, 8-29 CARS1979 Chevy Camaro, new paint, new rebuilt engine, $4,500. Call 237-1315. 8-29, 9-51997 Mercury station wagon, green, $1,400. Call 674-3264.8-29, 9-51999 Nissan Maxima GLE, white, has some electrical problems, $1,200 as is. Call 643-2876.8-29, 9-52002 Dodge S Stratus RTT, sports coupe, leather, loaded, in very good condition, $4,000 OBO. Call 209-9489. 8-22, 8-29 VeEHicleICLE AccessoriesCCESSORIESTT wo G Goodyear Wrangler tires, 5-275-GOR20 about half tread, both for $50. Call 762-8491.8-29, 9-5 Two story, 2 BD old block house. Completely Furnished. Rail fenced yard.$40,000(850) 447-1533House FOR Sale IN Blountstown For Rent IN BrRISTOL Call 643-6646 SSept. 1 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 For Rent IN Hosford2 BD, 1 BA House.8-15 T 9-5Call for more information (850) 627-8287 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 3 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 & Free Appliances.$115,900Call 762-8185 or 447-20258-29T 9-26New Home for sale in Altha

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AUGUST 29, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 31BECOME A VOLUNTEER FLORIDA GUARDIAN AD LLITEM FOUNDATIONPHONE (850) 410-4642 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. MOTORCYCLE & ATVs1987 Honda 600R 4-stroke motorcycle, $1,000. Call 447-1926.8-22, 8-29 HOMES & LAND1978 T T railer, 2 BD, 1 BA, $2,500. Must be moved. Call 447-1180 or 447-3725. 8-29, 9-51994 Mobile home, 24x52, 3 BD, 2 BA with new carpet, laminated unit, $12,000. Call 643-2859. 8-29, 9-51999 Fleetwood Elite, 3BD, 2 BA mobile home, 16x80, must be moved, $12,000 OBO. Call 5099607. 8-22, 8-291997 S Skyline mobile home, 14x70, 3BD, 2 BA, $6,000. Call 447-1926. 8-22, 8-29 HUNTING/FISHING14 ft. Kennedy Craft boat with side console new battery, 25 hp with new tires, clear title, $2,200. Call 447-3661. 8-29, 9-5 and pistol. Call 762-8471. 8-22, 8-291985 18 ft. boat, with 110 Mercury Cruiser inboard/outboard motor, $1,200 OBO. Call 762-3224. 8-22, 8-29Boat with trailer. 1975 Mercury STARSCOPEFAMOUSUS BIRTTHDAYSSARIESS Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, balance and harmony will T T AUURUSUS Apr 21/May 21 Intentions can be lost when communication is not effective, Taurus. So dont expect someone to understand simply by your actions alone. Explain G GEMINI May 22/Jun 21 works sometimes, but this CANCER Jun 22/Jul 22 Cancer, most of the time you seem slow and steady. But every once in a while you show some passion that others may not expect from you. These sudden bursts are human. LEO Jul 23/Aug 23 the stars have set in your place even if you want to. Its best to simply accept the cards and make the most of them. VIRGGO Aug 24/SSept 22 ship. Now is the time to set voice heard. The other person will be receptive. LIBRA SSept 23/Oct 23 Libra, you are ready to the ideal time to make your move S SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22 may try your patience this week. Rise above any potential confrontations, and you will better because of it.S SAGGITTTT ARIUSUS Nov 23/Dec 21 You may be misunderstood all day, but that wont put a damper Let others think what they want to think and simply carry on. CAPRICORN Dec 22/Jan 20 Capricorn, a new person in your life will become a close son will have the qualities and friendship will be easy. AQUUARIUSUS Jan 21/Feb 18 take matters into your own hands, Aquarius. Dont put off too important to push aside. PISSCESS Feb 19/Mar 20 This is the perfect time to address the questions that have been on your mind, Pisces. Week of Aug. 26 ~ Sept. 1AUGUST 26 Chris Pine, Actor (32) AUGUST 27 Paul Reubens, Actor (60) AUGUST 28 AUGUST 29 Leah Michele, Actress (26) AUGUST 30 AUGUST 31 Dana Hamm, Model (32) SEPTEMBER 1 Barry Gibb, Musician (62) LOST/FOUNDLOSTST : White male dog, about 2 months old, lost at Lake Mystic, white with black spots. Call 6438383 ask for Delilah. 8-29, 9-5 LOSTST : Brown Chihuahua answers to Whisky, last seen on 12th Street in Blountstown behind Hunrequires medication. He is very loved and missed by his family. Please, if you have any information, call 674-1297. No questions asked if returned safely. 8-22, 8-29 TOOLS AND HEAVY EQUIPMENT Avery farm tractor,762-4231. 8-29, 9-512 inch Craftsman table saw with all equipment. Call 674-4554.8-22, 8-29 WANTEDDisk to pull behind AT TVden tractor. Call 693-0898.8-22, 8-29 CAMPERS2003 Keystone 24 ft. camper 5th stove and electric AC, $5,500. Call (727) 457-6693. 8-22, 8-29 YARD SALESBloLOUnNTSTown OWN Yard sale, S Saturday, S Sept. 1 beon John G. Bryant Road (1/4 mile to Woodmont Community. Tons of train, Disney train set with box, Vteck sit and stand toy, Fisher Price mens clothes, boys clothes newborn to 5T (name brand, like new) over 50 pair of shoes (newborn to adult), baby blankets, home decor, purses, DVDs $1 each. No everyone. Call 643-6009. BRISTST OL Multi-family yard sale, Saturday, Hwy. 20. Childrens, mens, womens clothes. Lots of 50 items and lots more. Call 643-5957. Cancel if rain. work. Call (850) 209-2487. 8-22, 8-29 T-hull with $2,000 OBO. Call 643-8263 after 6 p.m. weekdays. UFN WATER WELL SUPPLIESDo you need parts for TThat Darn Pump? We have capacitors, relays, control boxes, pressure switches, check valves, foot valves, air volume control valves, wire, pumps, tanks and much more. Available 7 days a week until 9 p.m. Repair questions are welcomed. Call us at That Darn Pump at 643-4357. BPA/UFN PETS/SUPPLIESFive Chiweenie pups, female, born July 1. Three chocolate at $100 each. Two Dapple brindle, mother is Chiweenie, father is mini tri-color Chocolate Dachshund. Will be about 12 pounds when adult. Photos can be requested by email. Call 643-3809 or 6438219. 8-29, 9-5Mother cat and kittens, free to a Call 491-7380. 8-29, 9-5Jack Russell 8-29, 9-5Black Arabian Morgan male project horse, loves people. Shots up-to-date, no bad habits. Call 491-7380. 8-29, 9-5Kittens who are pre-teen kittens and we full of mischief plus we have lovable personalities. Weve had our kitten check-ups. For more information call our Foster Mom Ruth at (850) 237-2740. 8-29, 9-5. Has not been Call 674-2716. 8-22, 8-29Bob-TT ailed kittens, home. Call 674-5696. 8-22, 8-29Chihuahua puppies, $50. Call 674-3011. 8-22, 8-29Rat T T errier home. Call 762-2959. 8-22, 8-29Buy, sell or trade in the FOR SALEIN HosforOSFORD379-8457* 2 BD, 1 BA, fenced yard, close to school. At 21354 Roberts Street. $40,000. 4 BD, 1 1/2 BA house w/carport, up town, fenced property, Ferrell Street. $70,000. 2 BD, 1 BA, on a pretty lot, new roof and septic tank. At 15657 Hosford Street. $35,000. Park on property with 6 rentAt 14332 NE State Road 65. $150,000. 2 BD, 1 BA nice house with other fruit trees, nice quiet erty. At 21042 NE Talquin Circle. $75,000.

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Parent meetings start off the new year at Altha SchoolPage 32 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 29, 2012 by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorA Telogia man, his son and a friend from Bristol hauled an 11 foot, 5 1/2 inch alligator out of the Apalachicola River Monday night just a short time after setting out from Hickory Landing. Tommy Harris said he and his son, Jayson, found the gator the previous night and knew theyd need two boats to get their catch and themselves back to the bank. Harris said they went up river to Bushy Creek in a 14 ft. aluminium boat. Their friend, Chris Dykes, stayed they called him by walkie-talkie to tell him to bring the second boat, which was also a 14-footer. We called him to help us corral him, Harris said. We were having a dickins of a time, just me and my son, he said of their 40-minute battle with the reptile. When Chris arrived, The gator like to got in the boat with him, Harris said, describing how the alligator managed to get one foot in the second aluminium boat. He come up the side of the boat have throwed 10 gallons of water in the boat, said Harris, who added that the big gator tilted the boat sideways. went through the woods, Harris said. and that really upset him. They killed him with the second shot. It was a heck of a time for a awhile there, Harris said about capturing the 420-lb. alligator. He said he and his son got a smaller alligator last year that measured seven feet and two inches, but, That wasnt nothing compared to this one. JOHNNY EUUBANKSS PHOTT OThree take 11 1/2-ft. gator near Hickory Landing LEFT: Altha second grade teachers Rhonda Price speak with parents about their plans for the school year. BELOW: Students and parents gathered to learn what to expect this term. Parent meetings are being held at each grade level at the school. Several grades have already met and others are scheduled in the coming weeks.