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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: 12-12-2012
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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Birthdays...7 Commentary...10 & 11 Obituaries...17 Classied ads...20 & 21 The Job Market...22 Minutes...23 Sheriff's Log...2 Visit the Winter Wonderland Express...3 Need help wrapping gifts?...4 News from the Pews...5 by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorThe Florida Highway Patrol has charged a Clarksville man with DUI manslaughter for the death of a friend in a singlevehicle accident this past January. Arrested Monday was Tyrell Odom, 27. His bond was set at $20,000 and includes the conditions that he wear an ankle bracelet and be subject to urine and breath testing. Odom and his friend, John Hemmings, were traveling on Newsome Road in Calhoun County on a Friday night when the 2000 GMC Sonoma they were riding in crashed. Hemmings, 34, suffered blunt force head trauma in the wreck and later died in an ambulance on the way to the hospital. Odom, who was not hurt, drove the fatally-injured man two miles from the crash site to the home of Hemmings Deputies reported that Odom smelled strongly of alcohol and was so belligerent when FHP troopers came to talk to him that he had to be handcuffed. He denied he was driving at the time of the crash. Odom was charged with disorderly intoxication and taken to jail. The truck, which was registered to Odom, missed a curve on Newsome Road and went out of control when the driver overcorrected. The truck overturned before coming to rest upright. Emergency workers arrived at the bleeding heavily from a head wound with only a faint pulse. They performed CPR before taking him from the scene.TYRELL A. ODOM Clarksville man is charged with DUI manslaughter in Jan. wreckExcited kids greet Santa as he joins the staff at Liberty Correctional Institution for their annual Christmas party. See page 9. We love you, Santa!ANTW ANN CHAMBERS Chambers charged with attack on former girlfriendby Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A Blountstown man is being held without bond on a charge of felony domestic battery by strangulation after his ex-girlfriend reported that he chased her down, grabbed her by the throat, threw her to the ground and choked her. Arrested was Antwann Chambers, 38. The 28-year-old woman said she had Chambers had been in a romantic relationship but had just broken up a couple of weeks earlier. She gave the following account to the Blountstown Police Department: The woman said she and a friend were near Coopers Park around noon Dec. 5 when they noticed a gold Cadillac drive by, circle the block and then return. I think thats Antwann, the woman told her friend. The car stopped and Chambers See CHAMBERS CHARGEDcontinued on page 7 CLJNews.com WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2012 Vol. 32, No. 49JOURNAL THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY 50INCLUDES TAX The Lights of LibertyThe Lights of Liberty annual Christmas parade lit up downtown Bristol Saturday night, giving folks of all ages a great start to the holiday season. Tom and Gloria Keenan, above, were honored Partners category. DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTOS Dear SantaBlountstown Elementary kids share their letters to SantaP AGES 8 & 12ALTHA GIRL SCOUT TROOPGirl Scouts visit nursing home, attend Tea in Panama CityP AGE 6 OUTDOORS DOWN SOUTH:Knowing nets, knots and the night skyP AGE 15HUNTINGFWC is looking for python hunters to rid Florida of the invasive snakeP AGE 14Jim W oodruff lock closed for eight weeksP AGE 14ARREST REPORTSBlountstown man charged with 31 counts credit card fraud; Man arrested for choking his exP AGE 2

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Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 12, 2012compiled by Journal Editor Teresa Eubanks ARREST REPORTS CALHOUN COUNTYDecember 3 Elisa Couch, VOP, CCSO. Jessica Jones, VOP, CCSO. Derek King, VOP, CCSO. Justin Pare, VOP, CCSO. December 4 Bradley Pitts, out of county warrant, CCSO. December 5 Antwann Chambers, battery, BPD. December 7 Spencer Faircloth, VOP, CCSO. December 8 Misty Traxler, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana, CCSO. Cecil Smith, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana, CCSO. Joseph Taylor, out of county warrant, VOP, CCSO. December 9 Sandy Coburn, retail theft, BPD. Lynette Williams, out of county warrant, CCSO. December 10 Eugene Egler, fraudulent use of a credit card (times 31), exploitation of an elderly person, CCSO. Tyrell Odom, DUI manslaughter, FHP.LIBERTY COUNTYDecember 3 Elisa Couch, holding for CCSO, CCSO. December 5 Andre Fountain battery (domestic), LCSO. December 6 Cliffton Galloway, DUI, FHP Charles Terron Darby, out of county warrant Walton County, LCSO. December 8 Billy Hill Jr., possession of cocaine, possession of drug parapher nalia, LCSO December 9 Misty Traxler, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Sandy Coburn, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Jorge M. Hernandez, DUI, no valid drivers license, LCSO December 10 Lynette Williams, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Dec. 3 through Dec. 9, 2012Citations issued: A ccidents ...................................................00 ........................................12 Special details Business alarms.......................................05 Residential alarms....................................00 S HER IFFS LOG A registered sexual offender, William Ferrell Dobbins Jr., 51, recently established an address in Calhoun County. He served nearly seven years of an eight year sentence for lewd and lascivious battery on a 12 to 15-year-old girl. Dobbins is living in Kinard at 14656 SW Lil Circle. He also claims a residence at 121 Patrick Street in Port St. Joe. A Sumatra man was arrested on drug charges after a deputy reported seeing him injecting himself with a syringe and found a substance inside his truck that later tested positive for cocaine. Billy Ray Hill Jr., 52, was charged with possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia. According to the arrest report, Deputy Darrell Johnson was doing a security check at the Bristol Boat Landing at 12:42 a.m. Saturday when he noticed a truck parked on a dirt road nearby. He saw a white male get in the drivers seat and close the door. When the deputy approached and asked the man to open the door, he was ignored. When Johnson saw the man injecting himself, he opened the door and told him several times to step out before he complied. Hill was handcuffed and a pocketknife was taken from his pocket, where the deputy also found two plastic bags of cocaine. During a search of the truck, the deputy found the used syringe in the drivers seat. A second syringe, this containing a red substance, was found in the back of the truck. Hill was taken into custody and later released on $3,000 bond A man came close to being charged with an accident when he nearly backed into a Liberty County patrol unit after he was pulled over around 9 p.m. Sunday. The driver, Jorge Martinez Hernandez, 35, of Bristol was charged with DUI after failing a roadside sobriety test. Liberty County Sheriffs Deputy Jonathan Gentry caught up with Hernandez after getting a report of a possible drunk driver traveling recklessly on S.R. 20 near White Springs. The deputy spotted the vehicle that had been described turning onto Turkey Creek Road and watched as it traveled off the edge of the road twice before swerving back into its lane. He signaled for the driver to stop. Hernandez pulled off the road but failed to put the vehicle in park, despite being told to do so by the deputy. As Hernandez stepped out of the vehicle, which had been left in reverse gear, it began rolling backward toward the patrol car. Hernandez managed get back in the drivers seat and hit the brake in time to stop the vehicle before it hit Gentrys car. When asked if he had been drinking, he stated that he had a few, according to the deputy. After failed attempts to walk in a straight line and count while standing on one foot during a roadside sobriety exercise, Hernandez was taken into custody. The arrest report noted that two beer cans were found in the vehicle, the driver smelled strongly of an alcoholic beverage and he was staggering. A breath test to determine his level of intoxication resulted in readings of .243 and .257, more than three times the legal limit of .08. In addition to the DUI charge, Hernandez did not have a drivers license. His bond was set at $7,800 and he is being held for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).A 24-year-old Bristol man was arrested on a domestic battery charge following a dispute over an iPhone, according to a report from the Liberty County Sheriffs A deputy was called to a residence on Gobbler Court in reference to a cell phone theft at 8 p.m. last Wednesday. The complainant said her exboyfriend, Andre Fountain, had her iPhone. The deputy went to Fountains home, where Fountain willingly handed over the phone, according to the report. The deputy received a second call an hour later to report an altercation at the womans home. She told the deputy that Fountain came to her home to get numbers from the cell phone as well as to retrieve a jug. She stated they began arguing and accused him of pushing her off the porch and putting her in a choke hold. him push her off the porch but could not say what happened afterwards, explaining that they were out of view behind some bushes. No marks suggesting an attack were found of the victim but Fountain was taken into custody based his previous history of domestic violence. As the deputy was escorting Fountain to jail, he stated he said Fountain told him he had gone to get his baby-mommas number. Fountain told the deputy that next time, he was really going to hit her so that, I go to jail for a good reason. He is being held without bond due to a probation violation.BILLY RAY HILL, JR. JORGE HERNANDEZ ANDRE FOUNTAIN Man charged with pushing Man charged with DUI nearly backs into patrol vehicleSyringes, cocaine found after deputy walks up on man parked at landingA 39-year-old man living with his physically-disabled mother was arrested Monday on 31 counts of fraudulent use of a credit card and exploitation of an elderly person. Bond was set at $4,600 for Eugene E. Egler, 39, of Blountstown. According to the Calhoun County Sheriffs Office report, Egler ran up approximately $1,268.78 in unauthorized transactions and fees on his mothers debit card and Walmart credit card between Oct. 16 and Nov. 23. The purchases were made in Calhoun, Jackson and Bay counties. The arrest report noted that Egler is not employed, and has no prospects for employment. His mother, is dependant on his help to make purchases for her and run errands, the report noted. His mother told deputies Egler refused to return the debit card and credit cards to her and often left with her car for long periods of time. She said she felt threatened by her son when she confronts him about using her vehicle. Egler was convicted of similar charges in 2007 and sentenced to two years in prison. Following his release in 2009, he returned home to Blountstown.EUGENE E. EGLER Blountstown man charged with 31 counts of credit card fraudcompiled by Journal Editor Teresa Eubanks

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DECEMBER 12, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 3 Winter Wonderland Express There were plenty of holiday lights, Christmas displays and even some snow at the opening night of the annual Winter Wonderland Express at Veterans Memorial Railroad in Bristol on Saturday. The grown ups (especially Cathia and Jeff Schmarje, shown top right) seemed to enjoy the train rides just as much as the youngsters. For the rest of the train run holiday schedule, see page 4. PHOTOS BY DANIEL WILLIAMS & DAKODA BERG

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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 (888) 400-5810 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 DECEMBER 12, 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! 5,310 Wednesday, December 12 Monday, December 17 Tuesday, December 18 Sunday, December 16 Saturday, December 15 Thursday December 13 Friday, December 14TODAYS MEETINGS 7 p.m., Altha VFD AA, 6 p.m., Altha Community Center noon, Sr. Citizens Ctr 5 p.m., Ag. Bldg., Conference Room across from Courthouse 6 p.m., Fire House 7 p.m., Dixie Lodge in Blountstown Calhoun Childrens Coalition/Calhoun Juvenile Justice Council, 1:30 p.m., W.T. Neal Civic Center, Btown 7-8 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, HosfordTODAYS MEETINGS7 p.m., Veterans Civic Center 6 p.m., Altha Community Center 5-8 p.m. (CT), WT Neal Civic Center, BtownTODAYS MEETINGS, noon, Calhoun-Liberty Hospital 7 p.m., Calhoun County Old Ag Bldg. east door, in front of jailTODAYS MEETINGSAA, 7 p.m., basement of Calhoun Co. Courthouse 11 a.m., Christmas Lunch at Anita Gouges home on Summers Rd Commission Board Room Attend the Church of your choice this Sunday 7-8 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, Hosford BIRTHDAYS Keith Barber Charles A. Buggs Jr. BIRTHDAY ~ Shawn Reddick BIRTHDAYS Johnny Eubanks DJ Wheetleyby Blountstown Community Chior6:30 p.m. at Blountstown First Baptist Churchat the Scotts Ferry VFD line up at 4 p.m. parade at 4:30 p.m.Scotts Ferry VFD AnnualRedneck Christmas Parade CONCERT Gift Wrapping Services Dec. 13 Dec. 20Call 363-8592 Mon., Tues. & Thurs. 6-9 p.m. LCHS Sr. Class Winter Wonderland ExpressVeterans Memorial Park 6:30 p.m. Mossy Pond VFD will be having their annual Christmas party Saturday, Dec. 22 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event is open to the public. Bring the kids out to visit with Santa and enjoy making some crafts. Hot dogs or pulled pork sandwich, with chips and drink will be served for lunch.LCHS Sr. class to raise money by wrapping giftsPlease come out and support your LCHS senior class Thursday, Dec. 1320. The Class of 2013 will be offering gift wrapping services for the community. All proceeds will go to the students to assist with the cost of the senior trip. This service is offered every Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Liberty County High School Library. Cost per wrapping is $1 per small, $3 per medium (shirt box) and $5 per large. All donations are welcome! The Calhoun County Commission cordially invites the community to the dedication of the Mossy Pond Public Library and Community Center. The dedication will be held on Thursday, Dec. 20 at 3 p.m. at the Don Miller Complex.Mossy Pond Library dedication Dec. 20Come join us on Wednesday, Dec. 19 at the Senior Center for our annual Christmas Luncheon. We will be preparing a feast of ham with all the trimmings. Cost is just $3. Call 674-4163 to let us know you will be joining us and please stop by to pay in advance. See Ginger in the kitchen. Coast Hospice will be here at 10 a.m. to join in the festivities. *Calhoun County Senior Citizens will be closed Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 24 and 25 for the Christmas Holiday. *We will also be closed Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 and Tuesday, Jan. 1, May 6, 2013 *Alaska Cruise and Land Tour, September 1-13, 2013 *Cruise to the Bahamas, February 21-23, 2013 *Wind Creek Casino, April 6, 2013 Hawaii Tour, July 19-27, 2013 & 16, 2013 *Branson Christmas, December 2-7, 2013 *Hard Rock Casino, Tampa, August 24 & 25, 2013 *Atlanta Braves Game, July 5-6, 2013 30, 2013 *Jamestown/Williamsburg, VA and Washington, DCCalhoun Senior Winter Wonderland Express plans train rides on weekendsThree trains will be departing Saturday, Dec. 15 from 6:30 p.m. to 10 Veterans Memorial Park in Bristol. On Friday, Dec. 21, the non-steam trains only will be featured departing Tickets are $4 for non-steam; $7 for der ride free. 5491 for additional information.

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DECEMBER 12, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 5ACCEPTING NEW PA TIENTS12761 NW Pea Ridge Rd., Bristol, FL 32321TELEPHONE 643-5417 www.bristoldentalclinic.com Heating & Air Conditioning FL LIC. # CMC1249570 (850) 674-4777Whaley Whaley A large selection of new and used cars are now available at Chipola Ford in Marianna!Ronnie Coley personally invites you to visit him any time Monday thru Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Questions? Give him a call at (850)482-4043. HE IS WAITING FOR YOUR CALL! Chipola Laban Bontrager, DMD DENTURE LAB ON PREMISESSame-Day Service on R epairs & R elinesBristol Dental ClinicMonica Bontrager, DMD Call George Ross or Tim Flanders at(850) 674-2482 or (850) 447-0898Licensed ~~ BLOUNTSTOWN ~~ Insured *Air Condition *Furnaces *Water Heaters *Electrical *Refrigerators *Rubber Roofs *Hitches *Awnings *Slide-out Repair *Floor Repair R V COLLISION CENTER Big River R V LAKE MYSTIC BAPTIST CHURCH TO PRESENT CANTATA The Lake Mystic Baptist Church adult choir will be presenting a musical titled, Silent Night! Holy Night!, Sunday, Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. The message presented in the musical celebrates the miraculous story of Jesus birth. Everyone is invited to come and wor ship the King of King and Lord of Lords that evening. For more information contact the church CHURCH OF GOD CHRISTMAS PROGRAM The Bristol Church of God Kids Church will present Follow the Star, Sunday, Dec. 16 at 11 a.m. (ET). The program is a fun and joyous reminder of why the wise men of the Christmas story sought after Christ and why we still do today! More commonly referred to as the three wise men or three kings, the journey of the Magi is an amazing story of obedience, faith and worship. Join the fantastic story of these three companions as they set their sights on a bright star in the heavens that would ulti mately lead them to the Christ-child, the King of all kings! TELOGIA BAPTIST CHRISTMAS PLAY A Cowboy Country Western Christmas Play, For Unto Yall will be presented at Telogia Baptist Church SunA covered dish dinner will be served after the play in the fellowship hall. So, yall bring a covered dish and be prepared for laughter and fun at our western hoedown. Everyone is welcome to come and wear your country western clothes. We will have a surprise from a special visitor that day after lunch. Yall come Now! for our Christmas Western Hoedown from the 1800s. AL THA FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH SPECIAL SERVICES The Altha First Baptist Church invites all to worship Jesus Christ with us Sunday, Dec. 16 for special services: present their cantata, Hope Has Hands. present their musical, The First Day of Christmas. NW Chipola Street in Altha. HILLCREST BAPTIST CHURCH CHRISTMAS PLAY Hillcrest Baptist Church invites you to attend the play, Do You See What I See? this Sunday night, Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. The youth of the church will present this program including carols throughout the play. A fellowship will follow the evening presentation. We will hold our Candlelight Service program, which will include scripture and songs with Silent Night sung at the end with candles. west of Sheltons Corner. Our morning services include Sunday School at 10 a.m. and Worship Service at 11 a.m. Come join us in celebrating our Saviors birth. CONNECTIONS FELLOWSHIP Connections Fellowship would like to thank everyone who helped and supported our Pancake Breakfast last Saturday. In addition, thank you to everyone helping donate to the Keep Em Warm campaign. You are making a difference in the lives of many people. It is our joy and privilege to serve our community.Teacher Workshop set for February at ChipolaMARIANNAThe Chipola College Future Educators Club will host its sixth Annual Teacher Workshop, Saturday, Teachers and students interested in a career in education are invited to attend. Future educators currently enrolled at Chipola with the assistance of the education faculty, staff, and education graduates will present the free workshop for area educators and education students. The day will include various sessions for elementary, middle, and high school teach ers. The students will present hands-on activities that can be used in the classroom along with samples for teachers and education majors to take and use in their own classrooms. The program will include presentations and strategies in Math, Science, Reading, English, ESOL, and ESE. Sessions include: Getting outside of the Basal with Reading Strategies; Classroom Management Strategies; How To Make Science Come Alive; Using JR Tolkien to Teach Poetry and Imagery; Science Experiments in the Primary Grades; Activities Using Patricia Palacco Texts; Teaching Middle School Language Arts Through the Use of Pop Culture; Blood Typing Lab for the Biology Teacher; Get It For Free! (Free Resources Available to Teachers); Pinterest in the Classroom; English Assessments Other Than Book Reports; Integrating Art Into Writing; How to Bring the New Student Through a Period of Culture Shock; Integrating Social Studies into Your Everyday Curriculum; Using Your Tablet/IPAD to Maximize Instruction; The Classroom Polar Express; and a General Ideas Room with representatives from the Chipola Area Autism Resource Center. In addition to the student-led sessions Dee Brock (Roulhac Middle) and Taura Brock (Ver non Middle) will be presenting Cooperative Learning Strategies and Techniques as a guest session. Heather Bailey (Graceville Elementary) will be presenting a session on Whole Brain Teaching The workshop will be held in the Literature/Language (Building Z) on the Chipola campus. Registration will begin at 8 a.m., a.m. rials are available, please RSVP to FEC Sponsor Casey Bush at bushc@chipola.edu or phone The Chipola College Future Educators Club will host its sixth Annual Teacher Workshop, S aturday, Feb. 2. Pictured are teachers from last years workshop. NEWS FROM THE PEWS

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Page 6 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 12, 2012 He had hoped he would be pinning on the Calhoun County Sheriffs badge in the new year, 43 votes short in the First Primary against his sole opponent, Glenn Kimbrel, who went on to win in wife, Angie, and their sons Bryson and Tristen, was honored by family and friends at a retirement party held at the Panhandle Pioneer The former Calhoun County Although he may return to work The family spent some time in the mountains and is now home, said, Im going to go wherever Roman Wood honored with retirement partyAltha Girl Scout Troop 39 had a very busy weekend. The girls started off Saturday morning by spending time at the Blountstown Nursing and Rehab Center, where they passed out Christmas gifts to each of the seniors along with handmade Christmas decorations. The girls visited and sang Christmas carols. Saturday afternoon, the troop traveled to Panama City for the Girl Scout 100 Year Anniversary Tea. The girls passed out the programs and escorted the Girl Scout alumni and guests to their seats. The girls spent the afternoon sipping English tea, eating scones and listening to memories of past Girl Scouts. The troop got to meet Amy Hoyt of News Channel 13. If interested in joining, contributing, or volunteering, please contact Tracey Ybarra at (850) 447-5405 or Karen Weeks at (850) 447-5332. Ada Ybarra, a Brownie with the Altha Girl Scout Troop, takes a sip of tea and looks at all the colorful decorations during the Girl Scout 100 Year Anniversary Tea in Panama City last week. BELOW: Troop members visit Blountstown Rehab. Altha Scouts visit rehab center & attend 100th Anniversary Tea

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DECEMBER 12, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 7 Final preparations are being made for the wedding ceremony of Kevin Lee Johnson and Lori Ann Goodman. Kevin is the son of Ronnie Johnson and Lisa Johnson, both of Panama City Beach. After obtaining his culinary degree at Le Cordon Bleu in Orlando, he is now the general manager of Hurricane Oyster Bar and Grill in Grayton Beach. Lori is the daughter of John and Dor cas Goodman of Bristol. She will graduate from FAMU College of Pharmacy in May of 2013, after which she plans to continue her career with CVS Pharmacy. The couples ceremony is set for Saturday, Dec. 15 at 5:30 p.m. at the Lake House Restaurant in Blountstown. After honeymooning in Jackson Hole, WY, the couple will reside in Panama City Beach. ANSLEY F AITH SUMMERSAnsley Faith Summers will celebrate her second birthday Saturday, Dec. 15. She is the daugh ter of Jacob and Leann Summers of Bristol. Her grandparents are Hal and Pam Summers and Kim and Regina Nobles, all of Bristol. Her greatgrandparents are Becky Nobles and Mary Sidell, both of Bristol. She enjoys feeding the chickens, riding the golf cart and playing with her cousins. SYDNEY KY AH MANNINGSydney Kyah Manning celebrat ed her 11th birthday Wednesday, Nov. 28. She is the daughter of Mitchelle and Kellee Manning of South Port. Her grandparents are James R. and Michele S. Manning of Hosford, Joe and Angie Schulte of Kentucky, Gary and Rhonda Jones of Quincy and Cassie Pullam of Bristol. She enjoys spending time with her friends and listening to One Direction (Harry Styles is her favorite hes so dreamy!) Braddock Hobbs celebrated his 12th birthday Monday, Nov. 17, while his brother, Ryland Martina will celebrate his eighth birthday Tuesday, Dec. 18. Braddock is the son of Randal and Mary Martina of Bristol and Bo and Haley Hobbs of Crawfordville. His grandparents are Nicky and Faye Phillips of Bristol, Alicia and Charles Odum and Derek and Shawnna Martina, all of Eastpoint, Janie Hobbs of Altha, Otho and Clara Hobbs of Sneads, Charlie and Jeanine Wood of Carrabelle. His great-grandparents are Lillian Shepard of Bristol and Maxine Hand of Clarksville, Annette Martina of Apalachicola, Julia Smith and Merle and C.L. Odom, all of Eastpoint. Ryland is the son of Randal and Mary Martina of Bristol and Miranda Murray of Eastpoint. His grandparents are Derek and Shawnna Martina, Nicky and Faye Phillips of Bristol, Alicia and Charles Odom, Richard and Debbie Murray, all of Eastpoint. His great-grandparents are Merle and C.L. Odom, Julia Smith, Robert and Diane Tucker, all of Eastpoint, Annette Martina of Apalachicola, Robert Murray of Carrabelle and Lillian Shepard of Bristol. They both enjoy playing video games, shooting their guns, Molly and Kirsten.BRADDOCK HOBBS AND R YLAND MARTINA BIRTHDAYS Goodman, Johnson announce Luke Alderman, LMT#MA29018Ashley Wesselhoeft, LMT#MA55086License # 8663Make the Perfect Christmas Gift! 17390 N. Main Street in Blountstown TELEPHONE (850)674-2555 Your loved one deserves a massage this Holiday fromMcClellan ChiropracticMASSAGEGIFT CERTIFI C ATES Gift Half-Hour massage $30 Hour massage $60began asking his ex about some papers. When she replied that she did not know what he was talking about, he became angry and got out of the car. The woman said she started moving away from him, and when he began to chase her, she ran into Coopers Park. The witness said Chambers chased her friend through the park and over picnic tables. The woman said Chambers had his hands around her neck and was squeezing so hard she could not breathe. She said several times when she almost got away from him but he caught her, beat her and kicked her repeatedly in the right side. ex-girlfriend threatened to call the police. Both women reported that Chambers was wearing a white t-shirt and dark shorts and was traveling in a gold Cadillac with a small child, believed to be his young niece. The report noted that Blountstown Police Chief Rodney Smith was driving through the Mayhaw Avenue area at the time and noticed a gold Cadillac. When Chambers was brought in for questioning later that day, he was wearing what the women had described and said that he was driving a gold Cadillac but denied that he had been at Coopers Park or in any of the surrounding neighborhoods that day. He did not say where he had been, that day. CORLETTS ROOFING LLC FREE ESTIMATESMichael Corlett (850) 643-7062 Best of the Latest Country Charted songs, mixed in with your favorite oldies.WPHK Radio K-102.7 FMWYBT Radio Y-1000 AM K102.7 FM Hometown News, weather and river readings at 8 a.m. ET. Our daily newscast also airs at 1 p.m. and again at 5 p.m. ET.Swap Shopfrom 9-10 a.m. ET Buy, Sell, Trade or Give Stuff Away.CHAMBERS CHARGEDcontinued from the front page

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Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 12, 2012 BLOUNTSTOWN DRUGS 20370 Central Ave. W. Buy 2 get 1 FREE on Holiday Ornaments 40 OFF CLOTHING Children & Womens On all Cups CHAD CAPPS Salesman of the month for NOVEMBER Come on over *Lifetime Warranty on Repairs *Will pay up to $500 of your deductible *Over 75 years combined experience TNT TOBY GARNETT, OWNER Collision Center Dear Santa, How are you and Mrs. Claus doing? I would like to thank you for getting me a bike. Now what I want for this Christ mas is an I Pod, some boots and last of all is a Lala Lupsy doll. And that is all I want from you. All though you have to deliver more to other kids. I also forgot to tell you something. How are your rein deers doing, Ok? Last of all how is Ru dolph doing? I hope I can see you deliver the presents. I enjoyed talking to you. Be careful on your trip down here. I hope you get every gift delivered. I hope you have a wonderful Christmas eve and also an awesome Christmas day. Sincerely, Chrystle Pyles Dear God, A reason why I love Christmas because it was Jesus Christ birthday and I love to celebrate Christ birth and when my mom made mac/cheesy and the thing I always love is the turkey and the collard greens and dressing with gravy. The thing I want for Chrismas is $100, Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One, Tekken Tag Tornament 2. Sincerely, Jacquez Brown Dear Santa, How are all the reindeer? Especially Rudolph? I want to thank you for the fake just wore them the other day. I have four things I want for Christmas which is a Tablet, a McKenna doll and paper doll book. This is an American girl with a beam and bar and McKennas cast and crutches. I think I deserve these because Sincerely, Annalyn Nichols Dear Santa, How are you and Mrs. Claws, the elves and the reindeer? Are they ready? Thank you for my easy bake oven. I play with it a lot. This year for Christmas may I have an American Girl, xbox 3bo and a sewing ket and a computer. May you also get my brother a computer also and for Mrs. Wil lis a dimond necklace. Thank you! Hope you have a safe trip. P.S. I will leave you some cookies and warm milk and for the reindeer some car rots. Gaby Gonzalez Dear Santa, Do you have a safe lout down my chimney? I want new boots and every thing on my list. I think I deserve this stuff be cause I have made really good graeds. Thank you for my new bike last year. Sincerely, Hunter Williams Dear Santa, I just wanted to tell you three reasons why I want to thank you for the fourwheeler I got last year. What I want for this year is a i phone, the reason I deserve wash the dishes, pick up trash in the yard and clean my room. Is it cold at the north pole? Because cookies do you like? I like chocolate chip wanted to ask you. How is Rudolph with Now you know what I want for Christ mas. Sincerely, Taylor Drew Dear Santa, How are you and Mrs Claus doing? Is Rudolph and the reindeers doing ok? Thank you for the psp last year. Can you please get me a xbo kinect and a playsta tion and can you get my dad a new car that would make him so happy! Can you also get him a new phone. I want to thank this Christmas. Sincereley, Kenneth Speights Dear Santa Claus, How is every thing down at the North Pole cool dude! Is it cold at the North Ple? Well Hunter Williams said hi. And if you wear warm clothes you will burn your butt off. So wear your speedo! Make sure to visit Hunter and give him everything he wants, because he has been a good boy. I think I deserve the game Halo 4. Because I have helped my dad, and have vacumed the whole house. I hope you have safe travels and watch hit it like the tooth fairy. Sincerely, Carson Ramsey Dear Santa, How are the reindeer doing? Thanking you for the xbox 360 last year and I want PSP, NCAA13 and I want to get my mom some thing like a ring or something! Sincerely, Shon Peterson Dear Santa, How is Rudolph? Thank you for my ballet bar last year. I love it. Can I please get a desk please. I deserve it because I think I have been a good girl all year. Thank you Love, Reagan Hall Dear Santa, How are you and Mrs. Claus? How are the reindeer? Thank you for the tram polene you gave me last year. If you can I would like you to get me these things a brawing buddy, Lego Lord of the Rings for ds, Lego Batman for ds, little break apart cars, a Wreck It Ralph get me an i pod touch. I would really enjoy if you could get me some of the stuff on my list. I would be really happy. Sincerely, Brody Hall Dear Santa, How are Prancer and Dancer? I want to thank you for this year any cris mee present and I would like to have one more please. I want a glow dart gun please. I have been a good kid. Once again thank you. There is one more thing I would like to want any help at the work shop just call me. Can you get my teacher something nice like a ring? Sincerely, Patrick Widner Dear Santa, How are you and Mrs. Claus doing? I thank you for all the gifts you got me. Can you please get me some legos, the boy this year. Sincerely, Mason Dwiggins Dear Santa, How are you and Mrs. Clause do Pole? Ilike the gift you gave me last year. It was a DS. That was my favorite gift. On Christmas I would like a scrapbook, school books and my mom wants a neck lace and earrings. I deserve it because I do good in school, I help my mom, and learned my manners. Thank you for buy ing what I want. Love, Liliana Vincente Dear Santa, How are the reindeer and Mrs. Claus doing? Im thankful for the Spa bath you Light and a pillow pet and dog clothes. Also a baby bottle for Aunt because she is supposed to have a baby on Christmas Day. I have been a good girl this year. Love, Amber Roberts Dear Santa, How is everybody up at the north pole? What kind of cookies do you want? My sister really wants a Hello Kitty reporter set could you please get it for her? I want a horse, reindeer, a magic snow globe and a fairy. It will satisfy me if I get only one of these things. I hope you enjoy going around the world. Be careful going down chimmneys! Sincerely, Charlotte Brown Dear Santa, So what kind of cookies do you like? This year I want a new bike and a remote con trol helecopter. I think I deserve a new bike because I can barly peddle mine! So it is because I only have a remote control truck. Sincerely, Ian Milligan Holiday xxxxx Letters

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DECEMBER 12, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 9 Carters Law Enforcement Supply If you dont know the size or much about the products and dont have time to get over to Marianna. This is your best way out. to your house for the best merchandise you could give. GUNSMITHING LIBERTY CORRECTIONS Staff Christmas Partyroskey is pleased with her gifts while Tim happy with the refreshments! BERG they joined their parents for last weeks Liberty Memorial Civic Center in Bristol. LEFT: Holli Peddie is the picture of concentration as she glues together a construction paper Christmas tree. RIGHT: Crystal Berg helps Trayson LEFT: Landon Mayo checks out his up in Christmas paper.

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Page 10 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 12, 2012Hey, GOP take a time out. Americatake a time out. The election is over, Obama won, so give it a rest. But, no such luck. Pundits are already trying to psych out the 2016 presidential election. Will Hillary run? Whom will the Republicans pick as their Mitt Romney for 2016? People dont care, so give it a rest. Republicans have turned out to be sore losers, but I wouldnt expect anything else. Instead of doing the peoples work, Republican politicians are in high gear in their efforts to stymie any and every initiative that President Obama might have. Now is the time for sensible leaders right thing for the American people. Will that happen? Senator John McCain has led the charge to discredit President Obama with his claims of an Obama Benghazi cover-up and conspiracy. McCain and his allies in the senate with the help of Fox News have trashed Susan Rice, the present U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. McCain claims this woman was covering up a conspiracy. If you are to believe the pundits, the McCain plan is to prevent Rice from becoming the next U.S. Secretary of State; get Democrat Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts the state department job so that the GOP can senate seat. How desperate can McCain and the GOP be to cook up a scheme like that? Senate Republicans added another black mark to Senate history when they failed to ratify a UN disability treaty. The treaty was one of those feel good efforts to encourage other governments to provide services for their disabled people. The treaty is based on the U.S. American Disabilities Act. The right-wing conspiracy nut jobs went bonkers over this proposed treaty claiming that the UN would come and take peoples disabled children, all a part of the right-wing conspiracy that the UN is going to take over the US. For the umpteenth time, the UN doesnt infringe on any nations sovereignty. Promoting Americas Disability Act to the rest of the world would have given the U.S. an opportunity to demonstrate its leader ship in the international community, but 38 churlish Republican senators voted against the proposed treaty. So much for American leadership. The argument between Republicans and Democrats about who has a mandate is another manufactured issue. Congress has the responsibilReserve has the responsibility for monetary policy, which is primarily concerned with the amount of money circulating in the economy. The Fed does a good job, the Congress doesnt. One would think that adults elected to take care of our collective business would do just that, but no, the Congress has to arm wrestle the president We got it. No one wants to pay taxes, but someone has to do it. So, what I would like to see is people in congress do what they were elected to do, which is to man up or woman up and deal with the issues. Will that Many people, particularly right-wingers, want to amend the Constitution, usually to impose their beliefs on the rest of us. However, a constitutional amendment term limits for politicians at all levels of government. Under my proposed Constitutional amendment, the president and senators get one six-year term. Representatives get one four-year term. Without having to pander for re-election, politicians could do what is best for government money. No contributions from anyone. Then politicians cant be bought. Id be glad to give up that part of my First Amendment rights that permits political contributions in order to get a more honest and It is the Christmas season. One would think that some of the Christmas spirit would be found in the halls of Congress, and the intent of the Congress But the good news is that the Christmas spirit still lives in Americas people. Yesterday, I was coming out of a bookstore. A fellow held the door open for me. I said, Thank you. He responded, Have a blessed Christian holiday. As I walked away, I thought to myself: That is what American people are all about. Respect for others although they might be strangers. COMMENTARYCORNERJerry Cox is a retired military OXS Late Night LaughsA RECAP OF RECENT OBSER V ATIONS BY LATE NIGHT TV HOSTS.The GOPs churlish behaviorAl-Qaidas number two man has been killed by an American drone in Pakistan. In a related story, today al-Qaidas number three man announced hes stepping down to spend more time with his family. JAY LENOThe International Olympic Committee has stripped India of its right to participate in the games. In response, India said, Fine, just try logging on to your computers now. CONAN OBRIEN knocked out by Juan Manuel Marquez in the 6th JAY LENOEverybodys in a good mood during the holi days. I saw two strangers here sharing a cab. One took the tires, one took the radio. DA VID LETTERMANThe Pentagon is preparing for massive budget cuts in the event that the country does go over back because today it became the Triangle. JIMMY F ALLONThe unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in nearly four years. The bad news is that most of those jobs involve wearing a red suit, a beard, and having kids pee in your lap. JAY LENOing about why that is. Look at them. They wear bows and ribbons. They ARE presents. Meanwhile, men wear baseball caps and oversized team jackets. Thats the fashion equivalent of a gift bag. JIMMY KIMMELAccording to a new study at UCLA, Latinos live longer than non-Latinos. More bad news for Republicans. JAY LENOBecause of climate change, Frosty the Snowman has a new name. Now hes called Frosty the Puddle. DA VID LETTERMANApple CEO Tim Cook says they will begin moving production of some Mac computers. They are going to build Apple products right here at home. So you kids 10 and under, get those resumes ready. JAY LENOMitt Romney met Manny Pacquiao just before Pacquiao lost his boxing match to Juan Manuel Marquez. Afterwards, Romney told Pacquiao, You lost for the same reason I did young Hispanics. CONAN OBRIEN from the hospital after suffering from severe morning sickness. Doctors told her take it easy, no strenuous activity, and dont go to work. In other words, just act like a member of the royal family. JAY LENOThe Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the European Union. The EU was founded in 1993 to ensure that no European nation ever start another war. By European nation, they mean Germany. I think the European Union should expand and bring peace to the worlds more troubled region. Perhaps the set of Two and a Half Men. CRAIG FERGUSONCongratulations to ESPN reporter Samantha Steele and Minnesota V ikings quarterback Christian Ponder they are now engaged. You cant blame Ponder for wanting to get married. Hes on the V ikings. This is his only chance to get a ring this year. JAY LENO

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DECEMBER 12, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 11 COMMENTARYSyrian President Assad out or NATO inWASHINGTON The Obama administration is on record saying that the departure of Syrian President Assad is inevitable. Toward that end, three separate, but related events just occurred. In response to Assads apparently planned use of chemical weapons, es, code for war. Meanwhile, NATO deployed Patriot weapons and troops to fellow NATO nation Turkey. And Russia, Assads primary supporter, has signaled an end to that support. Of these events, the most intriguing is the Patriot Missile deployment. This U.S.-made surface-to-air missile was famously employed in 1991 during the did bombarded Turkey with mortars and the shells, retaliate against, turning a reluctant Turkey into the launching pad for a wider assault against his regime, which may explain why a defensive system such as the Patriot is being deployed. While it is possible that the Patriots will be used nously is the prospect of a NATO-led military incur sion into Syria and the Patriots are being positioned to protect against aerial counterattacks. The Syrian response came from the deputy foreign minister who dismissed the missile deployment as psychological warfare, saying that the regime would never use chemical weapons against its own people, denying that such weapons even exist. Hes right that this is psychological warfare, and the missiles along the border should serve as deterrence. We cannot ias Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad saying. Meanwhile, the Russian support of Assad that helped keep his murderous regime in power is coming to an end. The Russians stuck with Assad for so long fearing that whatever followed him would be far worse. It is a fear shared by the U.S. and its allies. The Arab Spring promised just a year ago has been hijacked throughout the Middle East. No two countries are alike, and Syria has been the bloodiest, but the forces making the most noise and gaining power are not always the voices that rang out for freedom and democ racy. Power abhors a vacuum, and too many fear evaporated with reports that Syria may be readying its chemical weapons arsenal for use against the Free Syrian Army, the name under sad. Fear that a desperate and possibly delusional Assad might justify the use of these weapons to crush what he regards as a terrorist uprising is plausible because all else appears to be failing him. Assad is a member of a minority sect, the Alawites, who have long used their power to subjugate the majority Sunnis, and they rightly fear reprisals if they lose. It is now Assads move and the choices are grim. He can continue a losing battle or resort to chemical weapons and risk overwhelming foreign intervention. Clearly, his next move should be a move out. WASHINGTONMERRY-GO-ROUNDby Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift

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Page 12 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 12, 2012 DECEMBER 12, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 13 Dear Santa, Hello Santa! You are the best person on Earth! I have a special request for you. I would love to get a DS: for Christmas. I think I deserve a DSi because I worked hard by cleaning and helped people like my church. I hope you can get this present for me. Dont worry I wont just play the DSi. Ill get some exersize to. Thank you, Angelina Dear Santa, How are you? How is Mrs. Claus? All I want for Christmas is one thing. I think it is called a bablade. I think I deserve it because I have done my chors when Im told to. I also help my brother when he needs help. You can come to my house last. I do not care. Sencerly yours, James Messick Dear Santa, CHRISTMAS is my favorite holiday. I thank you for being very nice to me. You have given me toys every year. I really appreciate it. You been really nice this year. I would like a tablet. I would really love that and I will take really good care of it. I really deserve this tablet because I help my mom with every thing around the house and I do all the chores and I try to make good grades. I will really appreciate you getting me this. Santa Merry Christmas and a Happy New year. Sincerely, Shatnshia Deveaux Dear Santa, Happy Holidays. You have been very ice to me every Christmas. This Christmas I would love to have a puppie and lime green suitcase. I think I deserve this because all year I have had my room clean, help my mom clean, and made good grades in school. I promise that right before I go to bed on Christmas Eve I will leave milk and cookies for you and carrotts for the reindeer. Sincerily, Emma Deason Dear Santa, Happy holiday. You have been a very nice man the past few years. By the way I want som new presents tis year. I couple of reasons why I deserve them. One reason is that I got all good grades. The second reason is that I have not got my apple puled. Thank you, Logan Pumphley Dear Santa, I have been a good girl, well I hope. Just to let you know you rock in the long white beard and the red suite. This might be a little complicated, but for Christmas I want a Zebra. I told you it will be complicated. If I cant get a Zebra I would love it if you or Jesus can bring my Mema and Papas parents back from the grave. I will take good care of the Zebra. I will name her Strips my Mema and Papas parents, I just want to see them. Merry Christmas, Vallaree Tolbert Dear Santa, How are you doing? Well I am girl this year and for Christmas I want a bratz head, a cashrester, and a baby alive and that is it. If you buy me this I will take good care of it and play with it 247. When I get out of school, I will go straight to my room and get the things you brought me and I will play with them all because I will be thankful for what you brought and I will leave some cookies and milk on the table and I will give you a couple of carrots to keep you healthy and you are my love. Love, Natissia Brown Dear Santa, I would like to list. Its some things a cool kid needs and that is me! I want a four wheeler Jackrusen, Iphone5, and a 22 magnom and I well not forget the cookies, but no milk just a V8 because you are getting chunky. Ill have carots for the reindeer and merry Christmas. I deserve these things because I turned in all my homework. I make good grades and brushed my teeth all week. Have a nice great trip to my house and all the good kids. Thanks for all the presents from last year. For, Jacob Bailey Dear Santa, Christmas is the best time of year ever. Every time you deliver presents you rock-n-your red. The reason I deserve this request is because Ive done good deeds and I gave to the poor. When you come I will leave you eight grand for a present! If you get this letter, I hope youll get me this present. Sincearly, DeShaun Dear Santa, Merry Christmas! You have been very kind over the years and Im just asking for two people, my Moma and Daddy. Ive acomplished a lot of stuff. I help a lot of people and most of all my mom and dad mean the world to me. so if you could do me that one favor, I wont ask for anything else. Sincerely, Jocelyn Rector Dear Santa, I admire you the most. I love you. I believe in you! This year I want a cruiser bike. I would love it if you got it for me. I think I deserve it because my room is clean and I do my chores when my mom has some for me. You are special to me. When it is Chrismas, I am going to leave out some raindeer food. If I get some, also cookies and milk for you. So, Ill be waiting for you on Christmas Eve. I love you! Jaren Williams Dear Santa, You have been a very good person for me. This year I would like to have a ps2, a bike and a scooter. If you can bring me all that stuff, then you will be the best person on the planet. That is probably why everyone likes you so much. Nobody has a long white fury beard like you do or ther. Dear Santa, I hope you have a happy new year! However, I have a new request. This year I would like the three foot t-rex skeleton for Christmas. I deserve it for listening in school and reading a.r. Sincerely, Caleb Lambeth Dear Santa, Merry Cristmas Santa! How are you? You are very nice to everybody. I have one thing and one thing onley that I really want! I want an I pod touch. I would love it if you get if for me! I would be very happy. I deserve this present because I do a lot around the house. I have a lot of chores. I do them all, or I might forget one or two things I had to do. That is all I want for Christmas. Thank you! Love, Sydney Shaw Dear Santa, year I am requesting a trumpet. I will practice every day and I have ben veary good. I do my chores and help. I have ben veary kind and my mom says I shold get one and that is all I want. Merry Christmas! Sincerely, Wyatt Calam Dear Santa, I hope you have had a great year! You have brought every thing Ive asked for through the years! This year for Christmas I want something different. This year of Christmas I would like an electric scooter. I deserve an electric scooter because Im nice and I leave you milk and cookies. This year Ill make sure I leave you and your rein deer something to eat and Ill be fast asleep before you come! Love, Maddie Willis from Mrs. Baggetts fourth grade class at Blountstown Elementary School Lights of Liberty Parade Lights of Liberty Christmas Parade winnersGRAND PRIZE: Liberty Wilderness BEST USE OF LIGHTS: Calhoun Liberty Hospital COMMUNITY PARTNERS: 1st place: Liberty County Schools 2nd Place: Bristol Pentecostal Holiness Church 3rd Place: Prayer Chainers NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION 1st Place: Tina Tharpe 2nd Place: Laban Bontragers 3rd Place: Liberty County Beginner Band BUSINESS 1st Place: Danny Ryals Real Estate 2nd Place: Piggly Wiggly Deli 3rd Place: Piggly WigglySaturdays parade brought out the creed lights and decorations to ensure their entry wasnt missed by the judges awarding this years trophies. See list of winners to the RIGHT. Despite chilly temperatures, spirits were high as participants laughed, waved and threw out lots of candy to onlookers lining the streets. DANIEL WILLIAMS and DAKODA BERG PHOTOS

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Page 14 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 12, 2012 HUNTING/FISHINGSPECIALTY POSTS Flat Face FACTOR Y SECONDS ITEMS SUBJECT TO A V AILABILITYLiberty Post & Barn Pole Inc.Phone (850) 643-5995WE'VE GOT THE FENCE POSTS TO MEET YOUR NEEDS. HOME OF THE ALL-U-CAN-EA T MENU(850) 670-8441Family Coastal Seafood Restaurant Friday Night $2 Long Neck Beer FRIDAY SUNDAYSnow Crab ClawsLUNCH BUFFET Seafood Platter OPEN Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation CommisFWC offers money for most snakes harvested, longest snake killedPython Challenge set to rid state of invasive snakelife Conservation Commisthons and how this invasive species is a threat to the Evinvited to compete to see who cation Center, which will hold mers, head of the FWCs Exotic holders in a monthreleased into the wild and enadditional information on and enhance Competition, with additional Complete information on ister for the competitions and tion and interstate sale of this Awareness and Awards Event Part of the goal of the Python Challenge is to educate the public to understand why nonnative species like Burmese pythons should never be released into the wild and encourage people to report sightings of exotic species, Kristen Sommers, head of FWCs Exotic Species Coordination Section. Jim Woodruff lock to be closed for repairs for the next 8 weeks Atlantic black sea bass recreational & servation Commission (FWC) made mercial endorsements and permits for the harvest of set in waters north of Cape

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DECEMBER 12, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 15 Fine Jewelry & Gifts The Diamond Corner Weve got the perfect gift for your family and friends. LOGGERS! Dont get stopped in your tracks. Call us!Premium namebrand tires Years ago, I made peace with the fact that Ill never score a touchdown in the NFL or hit a homer in the majors. I always enjoyed playing sports, but church league softball doesnt come with a retirement plan and Im okay with being an armchair athlete. What Im not okay with is being incompe tent at things I think I should be really good cast net, tying knots and recognizing constellations. With the cast net, its a simple matter of practice. Ive beaten and banged and bungled my way to the border of competence, but Ive never gotten good at it. Thats usually not an issue when it comes to catching bait. The problem is that I also like mullet. That means I have to throw a bigger net, farther and make it open wider. It would also help if I could actually control where it lands. I do all right as long as the mullet are no pletely still. But any further and it becomes an experiment in geometry. So far, Ive achieved every net shape conceivable triangles, rectangles and even the occasional trapezoid at times but rarely the neat circle I want. I still have a lot of hope for my cast netting abilities. On the other hand, tying knots apparently requires using a part of the brain that I either never had or that I killed off with a combination of beer and bad decisions. I know the basics: square mans knot and whatever you call the knot you use to tie your shoes. Get past those, however, and Im a lost puppy. For example, in Boy Scouts, we learned that a bowline was a good knot for a lifeline to throw someone whos drowning. Yeah, right. I decided at that moment that Id better become a really good swimmer because Im pretty sure youd be long dead before I remembered if the rabbit went through the log or over the hole or whatever. Make no mistake, plenty of people tried to teach me to tie knots. My father was a longtime Navy man and could tie knots I never heard of before or since. He spent a lot of time showing me how, but the lessons just never stuck for some reason. He told me I had a short atten tion span, but hey, is that a quarter under the chair? Lets see. Where was I? Oh, yeah Another thing Daddy tried to teach me was astronomy. His actual job in the Navy was navigating ships, back in the day when that was done with charts and sextants and compasses and (Im guessing) witchcraft. As a result, he knew every constellation in the sky Hed say, You see the North Star, right? Yes, sir. (Meaning I knew which way north was, and I did see a lot of stars there.) Then he would explain how to use that star on. But all I would hear would be something akin to Charlie Browns teacher for a few minutes. Wa wa wa wa wa The conversation would end with something like, and then you measure the angle between the star and the horizon and plot it on the chart and then you know exactly where you are. See? The problem is that I never saw anything more than white specks of light against the darkness. Orion? Just a random collection of stars. Perseus? Andromeda? Theyre Greek to me. He saw patterns; all I saw was sparkly dots. I learned the difference between grid north, magnetic north and true north. The instructor reminded us that there was only one of those things you could always count on to be with you that was the North Star. I still remember the note I wrote when he said that: NEVER, EVER lose compass & maps. Im going to keep working on throwing the cast net and I suppose I can force myself to learn at least a couple more knots (just in case the old granny fails me at some point.) However, Ill always feel the same way about the stars in the sky as I do about the stars in Hollywood. There are a lot of them and theyre pretty to look at. But I dont understand them and only a tiny few are worth remembering anyway.Calhoun County native Jim McClellan grew up huntat outdoorsdownsouth.com. JIM McCLELLANSOUTDOORS Down South Some of us will never know the satisfaction of a perfect net cast or a well-tied knot ....or he North Star Knowing nets, knots & the night sky This is called a Turks head knot. Daddy actually sat down and tied this knot one day just to show us that he still could. This was

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Page 16 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 12, 2012 SCHOOL NEWS Pea Ridge Rd in Bristol, Phone (850) 643-5417SCHOOL LUNCHMENUDec. 12 Dec. 18Laban Bontrager, DMD, Monica Bontrager, DMD Bristol Dental Clinic* Each breakfast includes a choice of assorted cereal, whole wheat buttered toast and juice. CALHOUN LIBERTY MENUS SPONSORED BY: B & B Professional Auto Detailing LLCbbprofessionalautodetailing@yahoo.com NOW OFFERING Mobile Wash Detail Inside Oil ChangeCall us for the best price around(850) 447-2074 or (850) 674-4137 HOURS OF OPERATION: 7 a.m. 7 p.m. $50 TUPPERWARE HOLIDAY SH OPPING MADE EASY This sale runs every Monday and Tuesday throughout December. DOOR PRIZE DRAWINGS Merry Christmas fromBeth EubanksYour Tupperware Consultant at (850) 643-2498 or bethseubanks41@aol.comPERFECT for holiday gift giving and at a Decrease in inventory on all SALE ITEMS AS LOW AS $5!If you need to order from the catalog you will need to do it before Dec. 14 for Christmas delivery. DECEMBER FAMILY BREAKF AST On Friday, Dec. 7, B.E.S. hosted its monthly Family Breakfast. Parents and students were served eggs, grits, biscuits, sausage, fruit and coffee, milk, or juice.BES Dates To Remember*Friday, Dec. 14 and the Sleigh Riders at 8:30 a.m. for parents and guests. *Thursday, Dec. 20 Make A Mess. *Friday, Dec. 21 Early Release Day and End of second nine weeks. Fall picture re-take day at Altha School is set for Friday, Dec. 14. Students and Faculty/ Staff: If you were absent when Fall pictures were taken in October, please have your picture taken Friday. These are the pictures used in the yearbook. Fall pictures are a proof program. In a few weeks a proof will be sent for you to make your order selection. If you were not happy with your Fall picture, you may also have your picture retaken, just let Mrs. Waldorff know so that your time can be scheduled. Winter sports, individual and group pictures will also be taken Friday, Dec. 14. All sports pictures this year are Pre-Pay. Order forms are avail able and orders can still be placed after the picture day. The photographer, Jim Owen Photography, does have a 100% satisfaction guarantee policy. Checks should be made out to Jim Owen Photography. If you have questions, please call the Media Center at 762-3121.Altha Jr. Beta competes at state conventionAltha Jr. Beta competed convention. Eleven Jr. Beta members represented Altha Public School well last week in Orlando at the annual state convention. At the convention, 38 schools from the state of Florida were present totaling just under 1,600 Jr. Beta members. These students competed in individual and group events displaying both their creative talent and their academic abili ties. In the areas of talent, Jaylon Hall sketched an outdoor scene using a deer as his subject; Kiana Richards, Samuel Short, and Stephanie Wriston had one hour to create a poster depicting Democracy in in the state and received an invitation to nationals in June. In the area of academics, Nolon Bean placed Justin Moore placed third in Science. Both of these students will also represent Altha at Nationals. Collin Mears represented Altha in Social Studies, and Morgan Roberts in Math. Melody Holt, Samantha Potter, and Hayden White competed in Battle of the Books and placed second. Battle of the Books competition isnt a national competition. As Mrs. Kelley stated, For in Jr. Beta competitions, I dare say they represented Altha School in a remarkable way! Tolar third grade classes tour WMBB Channel 13The third grade classes at W.R. Tolar had the opportunity to tour the television station of WMBB Channel 13 in Panama City last week. The students were guided to many areas of the station to see what it takes for them to be able to watch their favor ite shows. The students toured the control room, news room and the studio. In the main operation center of the station, the control room, the students were shown how much goes into making a television station operate. In the news room, the students were able to meet several reporters and ask them questions about their jobs. The last stop on the tour was the studio, where the students were shown the many different areas of the studio and how the famous green screen that meteorologist use works. Many thanks to Jerry Tabatt, for coordinating the tour and the staff of WMBB, for allowing us to visit the studio. The students were thrilled to get an inside look, meet the staff and learn how they might could be a part of the team one day.

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DECEMBER 12, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 17 OBITUARIESJOSEPH PERRY CANTLEY, JR. BLOUNTSTOWN Joseph Perry Cantley, Jr., 91, of Blountstown, passed away W ednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 in Blountstown. He was born Oct. 22, 1921 in Hardaway and had lived in Blountstown since 1978, coming from Chattahoochee. He retired after 28 years as a Power Plant Operator with Reichhold Chemi cal Company. He was a veteran of WWII, serving in the United States Army and was a member of Gateway Baptist Church in Blountstown, serving as deacon for a number of years. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting Survivors include his wife of over 69 years, Fannie Cantley of Blountstown; one son, John Perry Cantley of Chattahoochee; four daughters, Lora Elizabeth (Liz) Arnold and her husband, Joe of T allahassee, T erry Jo VanHorn and her husband, Ray of Ocala, Cheryl Cantley of Blountstown and Margaret Carol (Katie) McGowan and her husband, Dan of Helendale, CA, four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. S ervices were held T uesday, Dec. 11 at Peavy Funeral Interment followed in Shady Grove Cemetery near Grand Ridge. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge to Gateway Baptist Church,17667 Main Street North, Blountstown, FL 32424, in memory of Joseph Perry Cantley. FLOYD MARION FORAN BRISTOLFloyd Marion Foran, 75, of Bristol, passed away Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 in T allahassee. He was County and had lived in Bristol since 1994, coming from Florahome. He was a retired United States Navy SS Veteran with 20 years of service, serving career he served on the USS Mitchell, a troop transport USS T rutta and USS Sipago. He also served as a Navy Recruiter and an Engineer Instructor on amphibious troop landing crafts. He truly loved the outdoors, huntS urvivors include his wife of 53 years, S andra Foran of Bristol and former resident of Florahome; three brothers, Jesse Foran and his wife, Nellie of Marianna, Lonnie Foran and his wife, Louise of Panama City, Charlie Foran and his wife, Jeanette of Alford; one brother-inlaw, Ronnie Carnes and his wife, Betty of Florahome and several nieces and nephews. S ervices were held Monday, Dec. 8 at Florahome First Interment followed in Florahome First Church of God Cemetery with Military Honors and Masonic Rites. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. GERALD DOUGLAS DOUG PEACOCK BLOUNTSTOWN 74, of Blountstown, passed away Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 at Gulf Coast Medical Center in Panama City. He was born Oct. 4, 1938, in Pensacola. He grew up in Blountstown and dearly loved playing football for the BH S Class of 1956, he joined the U.S. Air Force, serving at Dobbins Air Force Base in Marietta, GA, as well as in Ontario, Canada. In 1960, he married the love of his life, Joyce Marler. He became a regional supervisor in Aetna and Avco in Atlanta, Houston and throughout Mississippi. He returned to Blountstown in 1976 and owned Dougs Gulf Station. He survived the tornado of 1979 that destroyed the business. He He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Blountstown where he was baptized. Over the years, he also attended W illiams Memorial United Methodist Church, RiverT own Community Church and the First Pentecostal Holiness Church in Blountstown. He was preceded in death by his parents, J. W alter Diamond; his father in-law, Alton Fraser and his beloved dogs, Jim, Buffy and Peanut, that he cherished as members of his family. her husband, Jay of Sneads; one son, Dave and his wife, sisters, Cheryl Randolph and her husband, Sherman of Scott and Kelly Dunn, Jamie and Dustin Mowat; his mother-in-law, Ruth Fraser of Blountstown; a former Dougs Gulf boy who he considered a son, Danny Hassig; his beloved dogs, Cowboy and Dixie and many treasured family members and friends. Memorial services were held Monday, Dec. 10 at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel. Memorialization was by cremation. At his request, his ashes will be buried between his parents at Boggs Cemetery during a private family service at a later date. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of his love for animals, donations may be made in his (4011 Maintenance Dr., Marianna, FL 32448). If you have room in your home and heart, please consider adopting a stray dog or a shelter pet in his memory. Donations to the Salvation Army, an organization he to his memory. J. MELVON HATCH, SR. BLOUNTSTOWN J. Melvon Hatch, S r., 85, of Blountstown, passed away Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 in Blountstown. He was born May had lived in Blountstown for the past 18 years, comyears of service and a veteran of WWII, serving in the United States Navy. He would tell you that he was a child of God. S urvivors include his wife, Eileen M. Hatch of Blountstown; two sons, J. Melvon Hatch, Jr. and his Hatch of Columbus, OH; two daughters, Joy Hylton of of Paradise, CA; three step-daughters, Leilani Jones of Jones of San Rafael, CA, 26 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Memorial services are planned are planned for a later date. Memorialization will be by cremation. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of Hospice in Marianna. CLARENCE EDWARD SUMNER, JR. BRISTOLClarence Edward, Jr., 87, of Bristol, passed away Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 in Bristol. He was a life long resident of Liberty County, he served as a deacon and Sunday School teacher for a forester most of his life and served in the US Army during WWII. He was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Opal Sumner. Survivors include seven children, David Sumner and his wife, Marian of Havana, Kenneth Sumner and Steve and T ony Anderson and his wife, Vanita, all of Bristol, Dorothy Gray and her husband, Laymon of T allahassee, Randy Anderson and his wife, Nena of Bruce of Blountstown, 19 grandchildren and 30 greatgrandchildren. Baptist Church. Interment followed in Mt. Elon Cemetery. Bevis Funeral Home in Bristol was in charge of the arrangements. FRANKLIN DELANO CLARK BRISTOL passed away Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 in Calhoun County. He had lived in Bristol since 1985, coming from Dixie County. He was a member of the Baptist faith. He enin construction. Joe T odd and his wife, Donna of Altha, George T odd Bristol; three daughters, Kathy Whidden and her husReese of Altha, T ammy Brown of Blountstown; two dren and 32 great-grandchildren. Memorial services were held Monday, Dec. 10 at Blountstown Community Church. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. CLARENCE Y ANKEE ENGERER MARIANNA Marianna, passed away Monday, Dec. 10, 2012 at Marianna Health and Rehab. He was born in Bay City, many years. He was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include three sons, Ray T atum and his wife, Darlene of Marianna, Lloyd T atum and his wife, Charlotte, of Coal Port, PA, 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Family will receive friends one hour prior to ser vices. Services will be held W ednesday, Dec. 12 at 2 p.m. at Hasty Pond Baptist Church with Reverend Shawn W ilCemetery near Altha. of the arrangements. T elephone (850) 674-2266 Y our hometown funeral home since 1994A Hometown Funeral Director You Can Trust and Depend On!Funeral Services with Dignity, Caring and Professionalism. Marlon PeavyPeavy Funeral Home& Crematory Charles McClellan Funeral HomeButler-Morgan/Morgan-McClellan Funeral Home Building at 15 S. Jackson St., Quincy, 32351Phone: (850) 627-7677 or 643-2277Charles K. McClellanLicensed Funeral Director 42 years experience Call us Let us explain how we can conveniently handle arrangements in Liberty County.

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Page 18 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 12, 2012 SPORTS Two teams took it to the court for a fast paced game on Friday, Dec. 7 when the Blountstown Tigers met with the Liberty Bulldogs in Bristol. Blountstowns Varsity team beat Liberty County 58-42. The Tigers leading scorers were Ron Brown with 15 points. Corin Peterson with 12 points, Caleb Mills with 8 points and Demitri Simmons with 7 points. The varsity game was a very competitive hard fought game. We came out mentally focused. We had a hard to be physically tough to slow the Bulldogs down defensively, said BHS Coach Tony Davis. Overall, it was a good win for us.Tigers take Bulldogs 58-42 Dec. 7 ABOVE: Blountstowns JV player, Ryan Hanvey, reaches to block Libertys Jarrod Beckwith (#4) with the ball. BELOW: Bulldog Alex Marlow (#5) shoots as the Tigers move in to block. ABOVE: Blountstowns J.T. Brown reaches to go after the ball Bulldog Micheal Robinson (#23) looks for a teammate to throw to. BELOW: Libertys Dylan Wheetley (#15) tries to keep control of the ball as two Blountstown Tigers move in.Blountstowns Alex Wroblewski (#20) jumps to shoot the ball while trying to keep it away from a Liberty County opponent.PHOTOS BY DANIEL WILLIAMS AND DAKOTA BERG

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DECEMBER 12, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 19 SPORTS Lady Tigers beat Lady Dawgs 44-33 in December 7 game ABOVE: Lady Bulldog Leslie Williams (#23) goes for the shot. RIGHT: Liberty Countys Jyrerra Brigham (#3) loses the ball to a quick Blountstown Tiger as she races down the court. LEFT: Libertys Chelsea Gowan (#24) looks for someone to throw to as Aucilla players move in during their Dec. 3 game in Bristol. BELOW: Bulldog Leslie Williams (#23) moves in for the shot. RIGHT: Libertys Samantha Johnson (#14) throws the ball as the Aucilla players reach to stop it. Liberty lost to Aucilla 26-31.Blountstowns Lady Tigers met with the Lady Dawg on Dec. 7 in Bristol for an intense game. Both teams were full of energy and determination. After four quarters of play, the Blountstown High School girls took a 44-33 win over the host team. This was a big win for our girls program, said BHS Coach Tony Davis. Anytime you are building a program and can go into an enout with a win, thats big. He added, Im happy for the girls, they competed for four quarters. Leading scorer for the Tigers that evening was Taylor Stalnaker with 15 points. Dameka Martin had 11 points and Jayla Brigham had 7 points. PHOTS BY DANIEL WILLIAMS and DAKODA BERG

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Page 20 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 12, 2012 The Calhoun Liberty JOURNALServing two counties that make up one great community!HOURS: 9 a.m. 6 p.m. (ET) Monday thru FridayPHONE (850) 643-3333 Will buy 10 to 1,000 acres, reasonably priced. Immediate closing.Call (850) 544-5441 or (850) 570-0222 WANTED: REAL EST A TE Mens, ladies and childrens clothes. Many items for the home. New items arriving daily. Everyone is invited to shop at the CalhounLiberty Ministry Center store on UFN ELECTRONICSToshiba tv, learning system with games, $40. Play Station II, three controllers Color tv Magnavox 32 inch color tv Two 12 Sony Explode sub woofer speakers FURNITUREFurniture: Tan and beige couch, Dining room set with four chairs, Safety rail for bed, $10. Call 674Living room suite, six piece, in good Entertainment center, two glass doors, two solid doors. TV entertainment center, showcase on each side of tv openTHE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNALCLASSIFIEDS Time on ITEMS FOR SALESmoker/grill/fryer, big pull behind, Wooden swing set with playhouse, Antique blower Diamond plate tool box Whitney piano Chain link fence, 6 feet tall, enough to build two large fenced areas or several small fenced areas. One Car seat and stroller combo, blue, swings, another car seat. Lots of Carpet padding enough for a large living room and three large bedOBO. Four ceiling fans with blades Smoker each. Little Christmas houses, Singer sewing machine Wedding dress, strapless, white, Ladders For Rent in ALTHA762-9555 or 762-8597 With lawn service $27 $43 $70 $90M & W SELFSTORAGE RENTAL S 7 days a week service UFN BRISTOL 643-7740 FOR RENT BLOUNTSTOWN Double recliner, $100. Call 447Sleep sofa King size bed with mattress and Good used furniture and appliances needed at Calhoun Liberty Min. UFN APPLIANCESWhirlpool dryer Portable dish washer Hotpoint stove Kenmore washing machine, brand Baby crib with changing table with Whirlpool stove top with four burnOPEN NOWUP ick Tomatoes & Peppers (850) 592-5579 Bring Your Own Bucket! Small Town T om A CARTOON BY MIKE BARNHOUSE OWNER FINANCINGNO QUALIFYING Older home located on Ray Avenue. Call 674-3009 House FOR Sale Home. With Storage Shed.$69,500(850) 643-2792House FOR Sale IN BRISTOLBUY, SELL & TRADE WITH AN AD IN THE JOURNAL CLASSIFIEDS.

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DECEMBER 12, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 21 STARSCOPEFAMOUS BIRTHDAYSARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, you will have to work hard at presenting a different image if you want to win over a few more fans. It might take within the realm of possibility. TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 Taurus, take a break no matter how busy you are this week. It is for your own good to recharge with some R&R and then get back on track at work. GEMINI May 22/Jun 21 Unexpected things can happen when you explore new possibilities, Gemini. Get out there and immerse yourself in other social circles so that you can take advantage of opportunities. CANCER Jun 22/Jul 22 Cancer, run your ideas by a few people this week before you make a big presentation. This will help you to revise and tweak anything that needs a little work. LEO Jul 23/Aug 23 Leo, you will be full of energy this week and that energy helps you handle whatever is put on your plate. Take advantage of your productivity with a few days off next week. VIRGO Aug 24/Sept 22 Virgo, jump on an opportunity to take a vacation. There wont be many other opportunities this year to enjoy a vacation. So go along even if its related to work. LIBRA Sept 23/Oct 23 There are too many happy things going on in your life to let any of the negative things bring you down, Libra. Face challenges with a smile, and youll sail through. SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22 convictions you cannot change others viewpoints all of the time. Dont be hard on yourself if other people do not see things the same way as you do. SAGITTARIUS Nov 23/Dec 21 Sagittarius, sometimes you may believe there isnt room for anyone else in the spotlight but you. Dont let your ego get in the way of friendships. Share the glory. CAPRICORN Dec 22/Jan 20 Capricorn, give an idea that would require some consideration. This can impact both your career and personal life in a positive way. AQUARIUS Jan 21/Feb 18 It may seem like too much money is going out of your pocket and not enough coming in, Aquarius. But the budget will balance out this month. Rest easy when making purchases. PISCES Feb 19/Mar 20 Start a creative project that can be turned into something you keep for yourself, Pisces. Its nice to enjoy the fruits of your creative labors.Week of Dec. 9 ~ Dec. 15DECEMBER 9 Judy Dench, Actress (78) DECEMBER 10 George Newbern, Actor (48) DECEMBER 11 Rita Moreno, Actress (81) DECEMBER 12 DECEMBER 13 DECEMBER 14 Spider Stacy, Musician (54) DECEMBER 15 Geoff Stults, Actor (35) THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNALCLASSIFIEDSTo place your ad, call 643-3333 by noon Eastern Time on Monday. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks. WANTEDWashing machine in good condition. Call 237-1447. 12-12, 12-19House cat, grown or a kitten. Call 674-3033 or 272-8677. 12-5, 12-12Electric stove. Call 674-3264.12-5, 12-12 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 CAMPER2002 Class A motor home, less than 7,000 miles, 36 foot with two slide outs. Hydraulic leveling system, well maintained, original owner. Call (850) 627-6148. 12-12, 12-192006 Wildwood camper 31 ft. bunkhouse with slide out, $8,000. Call (850) 556-1263. 12-12, 12-19 LOST/FOUNDFOUND: Bassett Hound mix, black and white, male in the Altha area. Good natured dog, no collar, looks well taken care of. Call 762-1984.12-12, 12-19clawed, great with kids and other animals. Two years old, litter box trained, an inside only cat. Will send photo upon request. Call (850) 8147558. 12-5, 12-12Horse for sale, well trained, must provide own transportation for pickup, $300. Call 237-2529. 12-5, 12-12Two cats, 3 months old, free to a good home. Two-year-old Hound dog, $100. Call 674-3264. 12-5, 12-12Assortment of cats and dogs, ranging from young to adult, free to good homes. Call 643-3411. 12-5, 12-12Collie and bulldog puppies four left, 8 weeks old, super cute, free to good homes. Call 447-4586. 12-5, 12-12 HOMES & LANDSmall 1 BD house in Hosford, must be moved, $15,000. Call (850) 5919873. 12-5, 12-12One acre of land, south of Telogia, 12-5, 12-12Two acres of land on Hwy. 379, Lora Minton Lane. Call (850) 5572026. 12-5, 12-12 HUNTING/FISHINGDakota SL crossbow, $300. Two tree stands, like new, $150 each. Call 575-1234. 12-12, 12-19 EQUIPMENT1994 ITM 539 model tractor, less than 700 hours, $5,500. Call 8789019. 12-12, 12-19 FREE STUFFHickory wood come and get it. Call 762-8189. 12-5, 12-12 TRUCKS1999 Plymouth Voyager SE, maroon, good mechanical condition, $2,000. Call (202) 306-4821.12-5, 12-12 VEHICLE ACCESSORIES18 Toyota Tundra stock wheels and tires. 255/70/18 Bridgestone Duelers H/T. Tires have 11,500 miles on them, come with lug nuts and chrome covers for wheels, $550. Call 643-6942 for more information. 12-12, 12-19Fiberglass camper shell, S10 pickup. At Calhoun Liberty Ministry Center. Call 674-1818. UFNUsed tires: four tubeless radials size P225/50R17935 at the Calhoun Liberty Ministry Center. Call 674-1818. UFN MOTORCYCLES & ATVS2004 Kawasaki Prairie 300, automatic, green, adult owned, no mud, new warn winch, $2,500 OBO. Call (850) 573-8094. 12-5, 12-12 PETS/SUPPLIESMale cat free to a good home. Grey with light blue eyes, neutered, deSUBSCRIPTION FORMPLEASE ENCLOSE A CHECK OR MONEY ORDER FOR $18 AND MAIL TO:The Calhoun-Liberty Journal, P.O. 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Page 22 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 12, 2012 CLJ JOB MARKET Class A CDL Flatbed Drivers (Quincy, FL)Higdon Furniture Co. Fax resumes to (850) 627-2486 DRIVER-OTRHome Every WeekCDL A License Req. BENEFITS EOE, DFWP Gwen Carverat Higdon Furniture Quincy, FLPhone (850) 627-7564 or Fax (850) 627-2486 JOB OPENINGThe Liberty County Board of County Commissioners will be accepting applications for the following position. A complete application listing three (3) references is required. Applications will be accepted at the All applicants must be able to pass a drug screening, a physical and an FDLE background check to over see the crew of inmates. Applicants must be able to complete Recymust be able to prepare reimbursement request for the counties small county solid waste grant, must have computer skills, and able to complete task unsupervised, must follow personnel policies set forth by the Liberty County Board of County Commissioners, and must at all times be professional and courteous to the public. Employment will be contingent upon clearance of physical, drug test, and background check. There will also be a six month probationary period. PUBLIC AND LEG AL N OTICESIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR LIBERTY COUNTY Case No. 39-2012CA-000093 Division WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. VANESSA ALLEN A/K/A VANESSA GRUNDHEBER ALLEN, A/K/A VANESSA GRUNDHOBER ALLEN, JONATHAN ALLEN A/K/A JONATHAN R. ALLEN, et. al. Defendants. ____________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION TO: VANESSA ALLEN A/K/A VANESSA GRUNDHEBER ALLEN, A/K/A VANESSA GRUNDHOBER ALLEN CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN LAST KNOW ADDRESS 12751 NW BIRD POND RD BRISTOL, FL 32321 to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Liberty County, Florida: BLOCK, A, LOT 24; COMMENCE AT THE NW CORNER OF SECTION 5, TOWNS HIP 1 S OUTH, RANGE 7 WE S T, LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA, THENCE S OUTH 89 DEGREE S 30 MINUTE S 30 S ECOND S EA S T 61.69 FEET; THENCE S OUTH 00 DEGREE S 15 MINUTE S 10 S ECOND S EA S T 100.31 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREE S 06 MINUTE S 00 SECONDS EAST 160.0 FEET TO AN IRON PIPE AND CALL THIS THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE S OUTH 00 DEGREE S 15 MINUTES 10 SECONDS EAST 145.0 FEET TO AN IRON PIPE ON THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY OF A PROPO S ED S TREET; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 10 SECONDS WEST 145.0 FEET ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY TO AN IRON PIPE; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 06 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 160.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. THIS TRACT IS LOCATED IN THE NW 1/4 OF NW 1/4 OF SECTION 5, TOWN S HIP 1 S OUTH, RANGE 7 WEST, LIBERTY COUNTY FLORIDA. commonly known as 12571 N.W. BIRD POND RD, BRISTOL, FL 32321 has been required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Lindsay Moczynski of Kass Shuler, P.A., plaintiffs attorney, whose address is P.O. Box 800, Tampa, Florida 33601, (813) 229-0900, on or before December 28, 2012, (or 30 days original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on the Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter, otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. Dated: November 19, 2012 CLERK OF COURT Honorable Robert Hill P. O. Box 399 Bristol, Florida 32321 BY: V. Summers Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Leon County Courthouse, 301 S. Monroe Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32301, Tel: (850) 5774401 within 7 working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771.11-28, 12-5________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR LIBERTY COUNTY Case No. 12-71-CA Division THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON TRUST COMPANY NATIONAL A SS OCIATION A S TRUSTEE FOR GREENPOINT MANUFACTURED HOUSING CONTRACT TRUST PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATE SERIES 2000-7, acting by and through GREEN TREE SERVICING, LLC, in its capacity as S ervicer, 7360 S Kyrene Road, Tempe, AZ 85283, Plaintiff, vs. WENDEE M. PHILLIPS, A/K/A WENDEE MULLIN S PHILLIP S A/K/A WENDEE PARRI S H, N/K/A WENDEE WALDEN, THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF WENDEE M. PHILLIPS, A/K/A WENDEE MULLIN S PHILLIP S A/K/A WENDEE PARRI S H, S PRINGLEAF HOME EQUITY, INC., F/K/A AMERICAN GENERAL HOME EQUITY, INC. Defendants. ____________________/ NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT, pursuant to Plaintiffs Final S ummary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-captioned action, I will sell the property situated in Gadsden County, Florida, described as follows, to wit: SEE EXHIBIT A TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 2000 PIONEER HOU S ING, 28x56, 124 MOBILE HOME, SERIAL NUMBER: PH2124GA6205AB. EXHIBIT A A PARCEL OF LAND LY ING IN THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF S ECTION 4, TOWN S HIP 1 S OUTH, RANGE 7 WEST, LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID PARCEL OF LAND BEING DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT A CONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE NORTHWEST CORNER, OF SAID SECTION 4 AND RUN THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREE S 51 MINUTE S 37 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE NORTHERLY BOUNDARY OF SAID SECTION 4 A DISTANCE OF 154.89 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT ON THE EASTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY OF COUNTY ROAD NO. 375-A (HOE CAKE ROAD) (80 FOOT RIGHT OF WAY); THENCE SOUTH 04 DEGREES 17 MINUTES 19 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID EASTERLY RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY OF A DISTANCE OF 105.75 FEET TO THE SOUTHERLY MAINTAINED RIGHT-OFWAY BOUNDARY OF THE OLD BRISTOL TO HOSFORD ROAD (30 FOOT MAINTAINED RIGHT-OF-WAY); THENCE S OUTH 73 DEGREE S 47 MINUTES 39 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY MAINTAINED RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY A DISTANCE OF 619.84 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 73 DEGREES 47 MINUTES 39 S ECOND S EA S T ALONG S AID S OUTHERLY MAINTAINED RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY A DISTANCE OF 186.64 FEET; THENCE S OUTH 03 DEGREE S 26 MINUTE S 25 S ECOND S WE S T 220.41 FEET; THENCE NORTH 73 DEGREE S 47 MINUTE S 39 S ECOND S WE S T 190.24 FEET; THENCE NORTH 04 DEGREE S 21 MINUTE S 22 SECONDS EAST 219.64 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash at the Courthouse Steps, Liberty County Courthouse, 10818 NW S R 20, Bristol, Florida 32321, at 11:00 AM (EST), on the 18 day of December, 2012. If you are a subordinate lien holder claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you of Court no later than 60 days a claim, you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. Notice to Persons With Dis abilities: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the (850) 577-4401, or at the Leon County Courthouse, Room 225, 301 S Monroe S treet, Tallahassee, FL 32301, within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice compelling you to appear in a court proceed ing; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: V. Summers Deputy Clerk 12-5, 12-12________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 2012-033CA LABAN BONTRAGER, Plaintiff, vs. JAMES D. TANTON and the Estate of HAZEL TANTON, and The U.S. Dept. of the Treasury Acting through the Internal Revenue Service, Defendants. ____________________/ AMENDED NOTICE OF NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Order dated November 30, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 2012-033CA of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Liberty County, Florida, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash ON THE FRONT STEPS of the Liberty County Courthouse, Bristol, FL at 11 a.m. EST on the 8th day of January, 2013 the following described property as set forth in said Order, to wit: SEE EXHIBIT A below PARCEL I: COMMENCE at the Southeast Corner of the NE 1/4 of NE 1/4 of Section 6, Township 1 South, Range 7 West, thence run South 30 yards, thence run East 78 yards, thence run North 30 yards, thence run West to PLACE OF BEGINNING, in Section 5, Township 1 South, Range 7 West. PARCEL NO. II: COMMENCE at the Southeast Corner of the NE 1/4 of NE 1/4 of Section 6, Township 1 South, Range 7 West, and run South 30 yards, for POINT OF BEGINNING, thence run South 33 yards, thence run East along center of road know as Robertson Mill Road 78 yards, thence North 32 1/2 yards, thence West to POINT OF BEGINNING, and being in Section 5, Township 1 South, Range 7 West. PARCEL NO. III: COMMENCE at a concrete monument marking the Northwest Corner of Section 5, Township 1 South, Range 7 West, Liberty County, Florida, and run thence South 00 Degrees 07 Minutes 18 Seconds East along the Westerly boundary of said Section 5, a distance of 1634.43 feet, thence North 80 Degrees 40 Minutes 16 Seconds East 83.77 feet, to an iron rod (LS 5024) at a fence corner for the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING, thence along a fence as follows: thence S outh 01 Degree 46 Minutes 33 S econds East 163.90 feet, thence South 89 Degrees 27 Minutes 37 Seconds West 237.15, thence South 02 Degrees 46 Minutes 43 Seconds East 264.29 feet, thence leaving said fence run thence North 89 Degrees 56 Minutes 27 S econds East 462.01 feet, thence North 01 Degree 09 Minutes 57 Seconds East 471.12 feet, thence South 80 Degrees 40 Minutes 16 Seconds West 46.73 feet, thence North 00 Degrees 07 Minutes 18 S econds West along the Westerly boundary of lands Book 50, at page 742, of the Public Records of said county a distance of 120.15 feet to the southerly right of way boundary of the Robertson Mill Creek Road; thence S outh 79 Degrees 12 Minutes 42 Seconds West along said southerly right of way boundary, a distance of 77.34 feet, thence South 00 Degrees 07 minutes 18 Seconds East 118.15 feet, thence South 80 Degrees 40 Minutes 16 Seconds West 132.01 feet, to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis 60 days after the sale. Dated this 10th day of Dec., 2012 KATHY BROWN Clerk of the Circuit by: V. Summers Deputy Clerk

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Motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting held Oct. 4 and organizational meeting of the Value Adjustment Board Oct. 8, 2012 was made by Stoutamire, seconded by Butcher and carried. Motion to add to the agenda Lamar Holland request for sign at the Veterans Memorial Park was made by Stoutamire, seconded by Butcher and carried. Commissioner Davis Stoutamire discussed sending a letter from the Board and the Safety Committee to the Department of Transportation requesting why we cant get 20. Motion to accept a letter of resignation for Johnny Eubanks effective Dec. 31, 2012 and appoint Gene Free effective Jan. 1, 2013 was made by Stoutamire, seconded by Butcher and carried. Danny Earnest discussed the resigna this position internally. Rachel Manspeaker gave an update on the Health Department. The Board will leave the donation to the Riparian County Stakeholder Coalition Coordination at $2,000 as was budgeted. Motion to approve Proclamation declar ing the month of Nov. as Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month was made by Butcher, seconded by Stoutamire and carried. Motion to table letter of support for Community Health Care, Inc. until all board members are present was made by Butcher, seconded by Stoutamire and carried. Motion to table discussion with North Florida Medical Center (FQHC) until all board members are present was made by Butcher, seconded by Stoutamire and carried. Motion to approve Resolution #2012-18 authorizing the Chairman or other approved Commissioners of the Board of County Commissioners to execute any necessary paper work to enter into the EMS rural grant was made by Butcher, seconded by Stoutamire and carried. Motion to approve a sign for the Veterans Park was made by Butcher, seconded by Stoutamire and carried. Robin Jeeter, Director of NW Regional Library told the Board that Fonda Tanner will retire in the near future. Motion to pay the bills was made by Stoutamire, seconded by Butcher and carried. Motion to adjourn was made by Butcher, seconded by Stoutamire and carried. Payroll 33786 33846 Operating Fund 5914 6114 SHIP Grant 4000 4006 Weatherization Grant 4709 4710 _______________________________Kathleen E. Brown, Clerk of Court Jim Johnson, Chairman organizational meeting of the Liberty County Commission as recorded by the board secretaryThe meeting was called to order by Vice Chairman Jim Johnson. Present at the meeting were Commissioner Davis Stoutamire, Dexter Barber, Scott Phillips, Dewayne Branch, Attorney Shalene Grover, Clerk Kathleen Brown, and Deputy Clerk Lisa Shuler. Prayer was led by Aaron Elkins. Pledge of Allegiance was led by J.T. Hathaway. Judge Ken Hosford swore in Dewayne Branch, Scott Phillips, and Jim Johnson for the new term. Motion to approve bond of Dewayne Branch, Scott Phillips, Jim Johnson, Kathleen Brown and rider for Kathleen Brown was made by Stoutamire, seconded by Barber and carried. Motion to nominate Jim Johnson as Chairman made by Barber, seconded by Stoutamire and carried. Motion to nominate Dexter Barber as Vice Chairman made by Branch, seconded by Stoutamire and carried. Meeting adjourned.Special Meeting, Nov. 20, 2012Motion by Branch, seconded by Stoutamire and carried to approve repairs at Estiffanulga Boat Ramp. Motion to approve Resolution #2012-20 approving the Fifth Amendment for Florida Association of County Trust was made by Stoutamire, seconded by Branch and carried. Motion to approve Resolution #2012-21 Interlocal Agreement Re-Authorizing the Workforce Development Consortium was made by Barber, seconded by Stoutamire and carried. Motion to advertise for a full time employee for the water system was made by Barber, seconded by Phillips and carried. Motion to give a letter of support to Liberty Community Health Care was made by Stoutamire, seconded by Phillips and carried. Motion to table request for letter of support to North Florida Medical Centers, Inc was made by Stoutamire, seconded by Branch and carried. Motion to approve Christmas Parade route was made by Stoutamire, seconded by Branch and carried. Motion to approve letter to the Bristol Ballet School was made by Phillips, seconded by Stoutamire and carried. Motion to request the City of Bristol share the cost of the Apalachee Regional Planning Council fee was made by Branch, seconded by Barber and carried. Motion to send a letter to Department of Transportation requesting a red light at the intersection of Highway 20 and Highway 65 in Hosford was made by Branch, seconded by Stoutamire and carried. Motion to adjourn was made by Stoutamire, seconded by Branch and carried.________________________________Kathleen E. 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Birthdays...7 Commentary...10 & 11 Obituaries...17 Classied ads...20 & 21 The Job Market...22 Minutes...23 Sheriff's Log...2 Visit the Winter Wonderland Express...3 Need help wrapping gifts?...4 News from the Pews...5 by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorThe Florida Highway Patrol has charged a Clarksville man with DUI manslaughter for the death of a friend in a singlevehicle accident this past January. Arrested Monday was Tyrell Odom, 27. His bond was set at $20,000 and includes the conditions that he wear an ankle bracelet and be subject to urine and breath testing. Odom and his friend, John Hemmings, were traveling on Newsome Road in Calhoun County on a Friday night when the 2000 GMC Sonoma they were riding in crashed. Hemmings, 34, suffered blunt force head trauma in the wreck and later died in an ambulance on the way to the hospital. Odom, who was not hurt, drove the fatally-injured man two miles from the crash site to the home of Hemmings Deputies reported that Odom smelled strongly of alcohol and was so belligerent when FHP troopers came to talk to him that he had to be handcuffed. He denied he was driving at the time of the crash. Odom was charged with disorderly intoxication and taken to jail. The truck, which was registered to Odom, missed a curve on Newsome Road and went out of control when the driver overcorrected. The truck overturned before coming to rest upright. Emergency workers arrived at the bleeding heavily from a head wound with only a faint pulse. They performed CPR before taking him from the scene.TYReELL A. ODoOM Clarksville man is charged with DUI manslaughter in Jan. wreckExcited kids greet Santa as he joins the staff at Liberty Correctional Institution for their annual Christmas party. See page 9. We love you, Santa!ANtTWa ANN CHaAMBeERS Chambers charged with attack on former girlfriendby Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A Blountstown man is being held without bond on a charge of felony domestic battery by strangulation after his ex-girlfriend reported that he chased her down, grabbed her by the throat, threw her to the ground and choked her. Arrested was Antwann Chambers, 38. The 28-year-old woman said she had Chambers had been in a romantic relationship but had just broken up a couple of weeks earlier. She gave the following account to the Blountstown Police Department: The woman said she and a friend were near Coopers Park around noon Dec. 5 when they noticed a gold Cadillac drive by, circle the block and then return. I think thats Antwann, the woman told her friend. The car stopped and Chambers SSee CHAMBERS CHARGEdDcontinued on page 7 CLJNews.com WeEDnesNESDAY, DecembeDECEMBER 12, 2012 Vol. 32, No. 49JOURRNAAL THeE CAlLHounOUN-LibeIBERt TY 50iINcCLudUDES TAX The Lights of LibertyThe L Lights of L Liberty annual Christmas parade lit up downtown B Bristol S Saturday night, giving folks of all ages a great start to the holiday season. Tom and Gloria Keenan, above, were honored Partners category. DDANNIELL WWILLLLIAMSMS PHHOTOSS Dear SantaBBlountstown Elementary kids share their letters to SSantaPAGES AGES 8 & 12ALTHAALTHA GGIRLRL S SCOUTT TRTROOPGirl SScouts visit nursing home, attend Tea in Panama CityPAGE AGE 6 OUTTDOORSRS DOWNN SSOUTHTH:Knowing nets, knots and the night skyPAGE AGE 15HHUNTNTINGNGFWWC is looking for python hunters to rid Florida of the invasive snakePAGE AGE 14Jim WW oodruff lock closed for eight weeksPAGE AGE 14ARRESTARRESTRE REPORTSRTSBBlountstown man charged with 31 counts credit card fraud;M Man arrested for choking his exPAGE AGE 2

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Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 12, 2012compiled by Journal Editor Teresa Eubanks ARREST REPORTS CCALHOUN CCOUNTYDecember 3 Elisa Couch, VOP, CCSO. Jessica Jones, VOP, CCSO. Derek King, VOP, CCSO. Justin Pare, VOP, CCSO. December 4 Bradley Pitts, out of county warrant, CCSO. December 5 Antwann Chambers, battery, BPD. December 7 Spencer Faircloth, VOP, CCSO. December 8 Misty Traxler, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana, CCSO. Cecil Smith, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana, CCSO. Joseph Taylor, out of county warrant, VOP, CCSO. December 9 Sandy Coburn, retail theft, BPD. Lynette Williams, out of county warrant, CCSO. December 10 Eugene Egler, fraudulent use of a credit card (times 31), exploitation of an elderly person, CCSO. Tyrell Odom, DUI manslaughter, FHP.LLIBERTYBERTY CCOUNTYDecember 3 Elisa Couch, holding for CCSO, CCSO. December 5 Andre Fountain battery (domestic), LCSO. December 6 Cliffton Galloway, DUI, FHP. Charles Terron Darby, out of county warrant Walton County, LCSO. December 8 Billy Hill Jr., possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, LCSO. December 9 Misty Traxler, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Sandy Coburn, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Jorge M. Hernandez, DUI, no valid drivers license, LCSO. December 10 Lynette Williams, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Dec. 3 through Dec. 9, 2012Citations issued:A A ccidents ...................................................00 ........................................12 Special details B Business alarms.......................................05 R Residential alarms....................................00 SHER HER IFFS LO LOG A registered sexual offender, William Ferrell Dobbins Jr., 51, recently established an address in Calhoun County. He served nearly seven years of an eight year sentence for lewd and lascivious battery on a 12 to 15-year-old girl. Dobbins is living in Kinard at 14656 SW Lil Circle. He also claims a residence at 121 Patrick Street in Port St. Joe. A Sumatra man was arrested on drug charges after a deputy reported seeing him injecting himself with a syringe and found a substance inside his truck that later tested positive for cocaine. Billy Ray Hill Jr., 52, was charged with possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia. According to the arrest report, Deputy Darrell Johnson was doing a security check at the Bristol Boat Landing at 12:42 a.m. Saturday when he noticed a truck parked on a dirt road nearby. He saw a white male get in the drivers seat and close the door. When the deputy approached and asked the man to open the door, he was ignored. When Johnson saw the man injecting himself, he opened the door and told him several times to step out before he complied. Hill was handcuffed and a pocketknife was taken from his pocket, where the deputy also found two plastic bags of cocaine. During a search of the truck, the deputy found the used syringe in the drivers seat. A second syringe, this containing a red substance, was found in the back of the truck. Hill was taken into custody and later released on $3,000 bond A man came close to being charged with an accident when he nearly backed into a Liberty County patrol unit after he was pulled over around 9 p.m. Sunday. The driver, Jorge Martinez Hernandez, 35, of Bristol was charged with DUI after failing a roadside sobriety test. Liberty County Sheriffs Deputy Jonathan Gentry caught up with Hernandez after getting a report of a possible drunk driver traveling recklessly on S.R. 20 near White Springs. The deputy spotted the vehicle that had been described turning onto Turkey Creek Road and watched as it traveled off the edge of the road twice before swerving back into its lane. He signaled for the driver to stop. Hernandez pulled off the road but failed to put the vehicle in park, despite being told to do so by the deputy. As Hernandez stepped out of the vehicle, which had been left in reverse gear, it began rolling backward toward the patrol car. Hernandez managed get back in the drivers seat and hit the brake in time to stop the vehicle before it hit Gentrys car. When asked if he had been drinking, he stated that he had a few, according to the deputy. After failed attempts to walk in a straight line and count while standing on one foot during a roadside sobriety exercise, Hernandez was taken into custody. The arrest report noted that two beer cans were found in the vehicle, the driver smelled strongly of an alcoholic beverage and he was staggering. A breath test to determine his level of intoxication resulted in readings of .243 and .257, more than three times the legal limit of .08. In addition to the DUI charge, Hernandez did not have a drivers license. His bond was set at $7,800 and he is being held for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).A 24-year-old Bristol man was arrested on a domestic battery charge following a dispute over an iPhone, according to a report from the Liberty County Sheriffs A deputy was called to a residence on Gobbler Court in reference to a cell phone theft at 8 p.m. last Wednesday. The complainant said her exboyfriend, Andre Fountain, had her iPhone. The deputy went to Fountains home, where Fountain willingly handed over the phone, according to the report. The deputy received a second call an hour later to report an altercation at the womans home. She told the deputy that Fountain came to her home to get numbers from the cell phone as well as to retrieve a jug. She stated they began arguing and accused him of pushing her off the porch and putting her in a choke hold. him push her off the porch but could not say what happened afterwards, explaining that they were out of view behind some bushes. No marks suggesting an attack were found of the victim but Fountain was taken into custody based his previous history of domestic violence. As the deputy was escorting Fountain to jail, he stated he said Fountain told him he had gone to get his baby-mommas number. Fountain told the deputy that next time, he was really going to hit her so that, I go to jail for a good reason. He is being held without bond due to a probation violation.BillyILLY RayAY HillILL, JrR. JorgeORGE HernandeERNANDEZ andreANDRE fountainFOUNTAIN MMan charged with pushing Man charged with DUI nearly backs into patrol vehicleSyringes, cocaine found after deputy walks up on man parked at landingA 39-year-old man living with his physically-disabled mother was arrested Monday on 31 counts of fraudulent use of a credit card and exploitation of an elderly person. Bond was set at $4,600 for Eugene E. Egler, 39, of Blountstown. According to the Calhoun County Sheriffs Office report, Egler ran up approximately $1,268.78 in unauthorized transactions and fees on his mothers debit card and Walmart credit card between Oct. 16 and Nov. 23. The purchases were made in Calhoun, Jackson and Bay counties. The arrest report noted that Egler is not employed, and has no prospects for employment. His mother, is dependant on his help to make purchases for her and run errands, the report noted. His mother told deputies Egler refused to return the debit card and credit cards to her and often left with her car for long periods of time. She said she felt threatened by her son when she confronts him about using her vehicle. Egler was convicted of similar charges in 2007 and sentenced to two years in prison. Following his release in 2009, he returned home to Blountstown.EugeneUGENE E. EglerGLER Blountstown man charged with 31 counts of credit card fraudcompiled by Journal Editor Teresa Eubanks

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DECEMBER 12, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 3 Winter Wonderland Express There were plenty of holiday lights, Christmas displays and even some snow at the opening night of the annual Winter Wonderland Express at Veterans Memorial Railroad in Bristol on Saturday. The grown ups (especially Cathia and Jeff Schmarje, shown top right) seemed to enjoy the train rides just as much as the youngsters. For the rest of the train run holiday schedule, see page 4. PHOTOS BY DANIEL WILLIAMS & DAKODA BERG

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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 (888) 400-5810 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 DecemECEMBerER 12, 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! 5,310 Wednesday, December 12 Monday, December 17 Tuesday, December 18 Sunday, December 16 Saturday, December 15 Thursday, December 13 Friday, December 14TODAYS MEETINGS7 p.m., Altha VFD AA, 6 p.m., Altha Community Center noon, Sr. Citizens Ctr 5 p.m., Ag. Bldg., Conference Room across from Courthouse 6 p.m., Fire House 7 p.m., Dixie Lodge in Blountstown Calhoun Childrens Coalition/Calhoun Juvenile Justice Council, 1:30 p.m., W.T. Neal Civic Center, Btown 7-8 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, HosfordTODAYS MEETINGS7 p.m., Veterans Civic Center 6 p.m., Altha Community Center 5-8 p.m. (CT), WT Neal Civic Center, BtownTODAYS MEETINGS, noon, Calhoun-Liberty Hospital 7 p.m., Calhoun County Old Ag Bldg. east door, in front of jailTODAYS MEETINGSAA, 7 p.m.,basement of Calhoun Co. Courthouse 11 a.m., Christmas Lunch at Anita Gouges home on Summers Rd Commission Board Room Attend the Church of your choice this Sunday 7-8 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, Hosford BIRTHDAYS Keith Barber Charles A. Buggs Jr. BIRTHDAY ~ Shawn Reddick BIRTHDAYS Johnny Eubanks DJ Wheetleyby Blountstown Community Chior6:30 p.m. at Blountstown First Baptist Churchat the Scotts Ferry VFD line up at 4 p.m. parade at 4:30 p.m.Scotts Ferry VFD AnnualRedneck Christmas Parade ConcertONCERT Gift Wrapping Services Dec. 13 Dec. 20Call 363-8592 Mon., Tues. & Thurs. 6-9 p.m. LCHS Sr. Class Winter Wonderland ExpressVeterans Memorial Park 6:30 p.m. Mossy Pond VFD will be having their annual Christmas party Saturday, Dec. 22 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event is open to the public. Bring the kids out to visit with Santa and enjoy making some crafts. Hot dogs or pulled pork sandwich, with chips and drink will be served for lunch.LCHS Sr. class to raise money by wrapping giftsPlease come out and support your LCHS senior class Thursday, Dec. 1320. The Class of 2013 will be offering gift wrapping services for the community. All proceeds will go to the students to assist with the cost of the senior trip. This service is offered every Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Liberty County High School Library. Cost per wrapping is $1 per small, $3 per medium (shirt box) and $5 per large. All donations are welcome! The Calhoun County Commission cordially invites the community to the dedication of the Mossy Pond Public Library and Community Center. The dedication will be held on Thursday, Dec. 20 at 3 p.m. at the Don Miller Complex.Mossy Pond Library dedication Dec. 20Come join us on Wednesday, Dec. 19 at the Senior Center for our annual Christmas Luncheon. We will be preparing a feast of ham with all the trimmings. Cost is just $3. Call 674-4163 to let us know you will be joining us and please stop by to pay in advance. See Ginger in the kitchen. Coast Hospice will be here at 10 a.m. to join in the festivities. *Calhoun County Senior Citizens will be closed Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 24 and 25 for the Christmas Holiday. *We will also be closed Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 and Tuesday, Jan. 1, May 6, 2013 *Alaska Cruise and Land Tour, September 1-13, 2013 *Cruise to the Bahamas, February 21-23, 2013 *Wind Creek Casino, April 6, 2013 Hawaii Tour, July 19-27, 2013 & 16, 2013 *Branson Christmas, December 2-7, 2013 *Hard Rock Casino, Tampa, August 24 & 25, 2013 *Atlanta Braves Game, July 5-6, 2013 30, 2013 *Jamestown/Williamsburg, VA and Washington, DCCalhoun Senior Winter Wonderland Express plans train rides on weekendsThree trains will be departing Saturday, Dec. 15 from 6:30 p.m. to 10 Veterans Memorial Park in Bristol. On Friday, Dec. 21, the non-steam trains only will be featured departing Tickets are $4 for non-steam; $7 for der ride free. 5491 for additional information.

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Chipola Laban Bontrager, DMD DEENTURERE LABB ON PREMREMISEESSame-Day Service on RR epairs & R R elinesBristol Dental ClinicMonica Bontrager, DMD Call George Ross or Tim Flanders at(850) 674-2482 or (850) 447-0898Licensed ~~ BLOUNTSTOWN ~~ Insured *Air Condition *Furnaces *Water Heaters *Electrical *Refrigerators *Rubber Roofs *Hitches *Awnings *Slide-out Repair *Floor Repair RR V CCOLLISION CECENTERER Big River RR V LAKE MYSTIC BAPTIST C CHURCH TO P PRESENT C CANTATA The Lake Mystic Baptist Church adult choir will be presenting a musical titled, Silent Night! Holy Night!, Sunday, Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. The message presented in the musical celebrates the miraculous story of Jesus birth. Everyone is invited to come and worship the King of King and Lord of Lords that evening. For more information contact the church C CHURCH OF GOD C CHRISTmMAS P PROgGRAmM The Bristol Church of God Kids Church will present Follow the Star, Sunday, Dec. 16 at 11 a.m. (ET). The program is a fun and joyous reminder of why the wise men of the Christmas story sought after Christ and why we still do today! More commonly referred to as the three wise men or three kings, the journey of the Magi is an amazing story of obedience, faith and worship. Join the fantastic story of these three companions as they set their sights on a bright star in the heavens that would ultimately lead them to the Christ-child, the King of all kings!T TElLOgGIA BAPTIST C CHRISTmMAS PlLAY A Cowboy Country Western Christmas Play, For Unto Yall will be presented at Telogia Baptist Church SunA covered dish dinner will be served after the play in the fellowship hall. So, yall bring a covered dish and be prepared for laughter and fun at our western hoedown. Everyone is welcome to come and wear your country western clothes. We will have a surprise from a special visitor that day after lunch. Yall come Now! for our Christmas Western Hoedown from the 1800s.A AlL THA F FIRST BAPTIST C CHURCH S SPECIAlL SERVICES The Altha First Baptist Church invites all to worship Jesus Christ with us Sunday, Dec. 16 for special services: present their cantata, Hope Has Hands. present their musical, The First Day of Christmas. NW Chipola Street in Altha.HI HILLCRESTCREST BAPTISTAPTIST CHURCH CHURCH CHRIST CHRISTMASAS P PLAYAY Hillcrest Baptist Church invites you to attend the play, Do You See What I See? this Sunday night, Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. The youth of the church will present this program including carols throughout the play. A fellowship will follow the evening presentation. We will hold our Candlelight Service program, which will include scripture and songs with Silent Night sung at the end with candles. west of Sheltons Corner. Our morning services include Sunday School at 10 a.m. and Worship Service at 11 a.m. Come join us in celebrating our Saviors birth.CONNECTIONS CONNECTIONS FE FELLOOWSHIPSHIP Connections Fellowship would like to thank everyone who helped and supported our Pancake Breakfast last Saturday. In addition, thank you to everyone helping donate to the Keep Em Warm campaign. You are making a difference in the lives of many people. It is our joy and privilege to serve our community.Teacher Workshop set for February at ChipolaMARIANNAThe Chipola College Future Educators Club will host its sixth Annual Teacher Workshop, Saturday, Teachers and students interested in a career in education are invited to attend. Future educators currently enrolled at Chipola with the assistance of the education faculty, staff, and education graduates will present the free workshop for area educators and education students. The day will include various sessions for elementary, middle, and high school teachers. The students will present hands-on activities that can be used in the classroom along with samples for teachers and education majors to take and use in their own classrooms. The program will include presentations and strategies in Math, Science, Reading, English, ESOL, and ESE. Sessions include: Getting outside of the Basal with Reading Strategies; Classroom Management Strategies; How To Make Science Come Alive; Using JR Tolkien to Teach Poetry and Imagery; Science Experiments in the Primary Grades; Activities Using Patricia Palacco Texts; Teaching Middle School Language Arts Through the Use of Pop Culture; Blood Typing Lab for the Biology Teacher; Get It For Free! (Free Resources Available to Teachers); Pinterest in the Classroom; English Assessments Other Than Book Reports; Integrating Art Into Writing; How to Bring the New Student Through a Period of Culture Shock; Integrating Social Studies into Your Everyday Curriculum; Using Your Tablet/IPAD to Maximize Instruction; The Classroom Polar Express; and a General Ideas Room with representatives from the Chipola Area Autism Resource Center. In addition to the student-led sessions Dee Brock (Roulhac Middle) and Taura Brock (Vernon Middle) will be presenting Cooperative Learning Strategies and Techniques as a guest session. Heather Bailey (Graceville Elementary) will be presenting a session on Whole Brain Teaching The workshop will be held in the Literature/Language (Building Z) on the Chipola campus. Registration will begin at 8 a.m., a.m. rials are available, please RSVP to FEC Sponsor Casey Bush at bushc@chipola.edu or phone The Chipola College Future Educators Club will host its sixth Annual Teacher Workshop, S S aturday, Feb. 2. Pictured are teachers from last years workshop. NEwWS FROM ThHE PEwWS

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Page 6 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 12, 2012 He had hoped he would be pinning on the Calhoun County Sheriffs badge in the new year, 43 votes short in the First Primary against his sole opponent, Glenn Kimbrel, who went on to win in wife, Angie, and their sons Bryson and Tristen, was honored by family and friends at a retirement party held at the Panhandle Pioneer The former Calhoun County Although he may return to work The family spent some time in the mountains and is now home, said, Im going to go wherever RRoman Wood honored with retirement partyAltha Girl Scout Troop 39 had a very busy weekend. The girls started off Saturday morning by spending time at the Blountstown Nursing and Rehab Center, where they passed out Christmas gifts to each of the seniors along with handmade Christmas decorations. The girls visited and sang Christmas carols. Saturday afternoon, the troop traveled to Panama City for the Girl Scout 100 Year Anniversary Tea. The girls passed out the programs and escorted the Girl Scout alumni and guests to their seats. The girls spent the afternoon sipping English tea, eating scones and listening to memories of past Girl Scouts. The troop got to meet Amy Hoyt of News Channel 13. If interested in joining, contributing, or volunteering, please contact Tracey Ybarra at (850) 447-5405 or Karen Weeks at (850) 447-5332. Ada Ybarra, a Brownie with the Altha Girl Scout Troop, takes a sip of tea and looks at all the colorful decorations during the Girl Scout 100 Year Anniversary Tea in Panama City last week. BELOW: Troop members visit Blountstown Rehab. Altha Scouts visit rehab center & attend 100th Anniversary Tea

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DECEMBER 12, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 7 Final preparations are being made for the wedding ceremony of Kevin Lee Johnson and Lori Ann Goodman. Kevin is the son of Ronnie Johnson and Lisa Johnson, both of Panama City Beach. After obtaining his culinary degree at Le Cordon Bleu in Orlando, he is now the general manager of Hurricane Oyster Bar and Grill in Grayton Beach. Lori is the daughter of John and Dorcas Goodman of Bristol. She will graduate from FAMU College of Pharmacy in May of 2013, after which she plans to continue her career with CVS Pharmacy. The couples ceremony is set for Saturday, Dec. 15 at 5:30 p.m. at the Lake House Restaurant in Blountstown. After honeymooning in Jackson Hole, WY, the couple will reside in Panama City Beach. ANSLEY Fa AITH S SUMMERSAnsley Faith Summers will celebrate her second birthday Saturday, Dec. 15. She is the daughter of Jacob and Leann Summers of Bristol. Her grandparents are Hal and Pam Summers and Kim and Regina Nobles, all of Bristol. Her greatgrandparents are Becky Nobles and Mary Sidell, both of Bristol. She enjoys feeding the chickens, riding the golf cart and playing with her cousins. SSYdDNEY KYa AH Ma MANNINGSydney Kyah Manning celebrat ed her 11th birthday Wednesday, Nov. 28. She is the daughter of Mitchelle and Kellee Manning of South Port. Her grandparents are James R. and Michele S. Manning of Hosford, Joe and Angie Schulte of Kentucky, Gary and Rhonda Jones of Quincy and Cassie Pullam of Bristol. She enjoys spending time with her friends and listening to One Direction (Harry Styles is her favorite hes so dreamy!) Braddock Hobbs celebrated his 12th birthday Monday, Nov. 17, while his brother, Ryland Martina will celebrate his eighth birthday Tuesday, Dec. 18. Braddock is the son of Randal and Mary Martina of Bristol and Bo and Haley Hobbs of Crawfordville. His grandparents are Nicky and Faye Phillips of Bristol, Alicia and Charles Odum and Derek and Shawnna Martina, all of Eastpoint, Janie Hobbs of Altha, Otho and Clara Hobbs of Sneads, Charlie and Jeanine Wood of Carrabelle. His great-grandparents are Lillian Shepard of Bristol and Maxine Hand of Clarksville, Annette Martina of Apalachicola, Julia Smith and Merle and C.L. Odom, all of Eastpoint. Ryland is the son of Randal and Mary Martina of Bristol and Miranda Murray of Eastpoint. His grandparents are Derek and Shawnna Martina, Nicky and Faye Phillips of Bristol, Alicia and Charles Odom, Richard and Debbie Murray, all of Eastpoint. His great-grandparents are Merle and C.L. Odom, Julia Smith, Robert and Diane Tucker, all of Eastpoint, Annette Martina of Apalachicola, Robert Murray of Carrabelle and Lillian Shepard of Bristol. They both enjoy playing video games, shooting their guns, Molly and Kirsten.BBRaddADDOCkK HHOBBS a ANdD RR YLaANdD MaMARTINaA BIRTHDAYS Goodman, Johnson announce Luke Alderman, LMT#MA29018Ashley Wesselhoeft, LMT#MA55086License # 8663Make the Perfect Christmas Gift! 17390 N. Main Street in Blountstown TELEPHONE (850)674-2555 Your loved one deserves a massage this Holiday fromMcClellan ChiropracticMASSAGEGIFT CERTIFIc C ATES Gift Half-Hour massage $30 Hour massage $60began asking his ex about some papers. When she replied that she did not know what he was talking about, he became angry and got out of the car. The woman said she started moving away from him, and when he began to chase her, she ran into Coopers Park. The witness said Chambers chased her friend through the park and over picnic tables. The woman said Chambers had his hands around her neck and was squeezing so hard she could not breathe. She said several times when she almost got away from him but he caught her, beat her and kicked her repeatedly in the right side. ex-girlfriend threatened to call the police. Both women reported that Chambers was wearing a white t-shirt and dark shorts and was traveling in a gold Cadillac with a small child, believed to be his young niece. The report noted that Blountstown Police Chief Rodney Smith was driving through the Mayhaw Avenue area at the time and noticed a gold Cadillac. When Chambers was brought in for questioning later that day, he was wearing what the women had described and said that he was driving a gold Cadillac but denied that he had been at Coopers Park or in any of the surrounding neighborhoods that day. He did not say where he had been, that day. CORLETTCORLETTSS ROO ROOFINGING LLCLLCLR FREE EESTIMATESMMichael CCorlett (850) 643-7062 Best of the Latest Country Charted songs, mixed in with your favorite oldies.WPHHK RRadio K-102.7 FMWYBTYBT RRadio Y-1000 AM K102.7 FM Hometown News, weather and river readings at 8 a.m. ET. Our daily newscast also airs at 1 p.m. and again at 5 p.m. ET.Swap Shopfrom 9-10 a.m. ET Buy, Sell, Trade or Give Stuff Away.CHCHAMBERSMBERS CHCHARGERGEDcontinued from the front page

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Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 12, 2012 BLOUNTSTOWN DRUGS20370 Central Ave. W. Buy 2 get 1 FREEon Holiday Ornaments40OFFCLOTHINGChildren & Womens On all Cups CHAD CAPPSSalesman of the month for NOVEMBEREMBER Come on over *Lifetime Warranty on Repairs *Will pay up to $500 of your deductible *Over 75 years combined experienceTNTTOBY GARNETT, OWNER Collision CenterDear Santa, How are you and Mrs. Claus doing? I would like to thank you for getting me a bike. Now what I want for this Christ mas is an I Pod, some boots and last of all is a Lala Lupsy doll. And that is all I want from you. All though you have to deliver more to other kids. I also forgot to tell you something. How are your rein deers doing, Ok? Last of all how is Ru dolph doing? I hope I can see you deliver the presents. I enjoyed talking to you. Be careful on your trip down here. I hope you get every gift delivered. I hope you have a wonderful Christmas eve and also an awesome Christmas day. Sincerely, Chrystle Pyles Dear God, A reason why I love Christmas because it was Jesus Christ birthday and I love to celebrate Christ birth and when my mom made mac/cheesy and the thing I always love is the turkey and the collard greens and dressing with gravy. The thing I want for Chrismas is $100, Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One, Tekken Tag Tornament 2. Sincerely, Jacquez Brown Dear Santa, How are all the reindeer? Especially Rudolph? I want to thank you for the fake just wore them the other day. I have four things I want for Christmas which is a Tablet, a McKenna doll and paper doll book. This is an American girl with a beam and bar and McKennas cast and crutches. I think I deserve these because Sincerely, Annalyn Nichols Dear Santa, How are you and Mrs. Claws, the elves and the reindeer? Are they ready? Thank you for my easy bake oven. I play with it a lot. This year for Christmas may I have an American Girl, xbox 3bo and a sewing ket and a computer. May you also get my brother a computer also and for Mrs. Willis a dimond necklace. Thank you! Hope you have a safe trip. P.S. I will leave you some cookies and warm milk and for the reindeer some car rots. Gaby Gonzalez Dear Santa, Do you have a safe lout down my chimney? I want new boots and every thing on my list. I think I deserve this stuff be cause I have made really good graeds. Thank you for my new bike last year. Sincerely, Hunter Williams Dear Santa, I just wanted to tell you three reasons why I want to thank you for the fourwheeler I got last year. What I want for this year is a i phone, the reason I deserve wash the dishes, pick up trash in the yard and clean my room. Is it cold at the north pole? Because cookies do you like? I like chocolate chip wanted to ask you. How is Rudolph with Now you know what I want for Christ mas. Sincerely, Taylor Drew Dear Santa, How are you and Mrs Claus doing? Is Rudolph and the reindeers doing ok? Thank you for the psp last year. Can you please get me a xbo kinect and a playstation and can you get my dad a new car that would make him so happy! Can you also get him a new phone. I want to thank this Christmas. Sincereley, Kenneth Speights Dear Santa Claus, How is every thing down at the North Pole cool dude! Is it cold at the North Ple? Well Hunter Williams said hi. And if you wear warm clothes you will burn your butt off. So wear your speedo! Make sure to visit Hunter and give him everything he wants, because he has been a good boy. I think I deserve the game Halo 4. Because I have helped my dad, and have vacumed the whole house. I hope you have safe travels and watch hit it like the tooth fairy. Sincerely, Carson Ramsey Dear Santa, How are the reindeer doing? Thanking you for the xbox 360 last year and I want PSP, NCAA13 and I want to get my mom some thing like a ring or something! Sincerely, Shon Peterson Dear Santa, How is Rudolph? Thank you for my ballet bar last year. I love it. Can I please get a desk please. I deserve it because I think I have been a good girl all year. Thank you Love, Reagan Hall Dear Santa, How are you and Mrs. Claus? How are the reindeer? Thank you for the trampolene you gave me last year. If you can I would like you to get me these things a brawing buddy, Lego Lord of the Rings for ds, Lego Batman for ds, little break apart cars, a Wreck It Ralph get me an i pod touch. I would really enjoy if you could get me some of the stuff on my list. I would be really happy. Sincerely, Brody Hall Dear Santa, How are Prancer and Dancer? I want to thank you for this year any cris mee present and I would like to have one more please. I want a glow dart gun please. I have been a good kid. Once again thank you. There is one more thing I would like to want any help at the work shop just call me. Can you get my teacher something nice like a ring? Sincerely, Patrick Widner Dear Santa, How are you and Mrs. Claus doing? I thank you for all the gifts you got me. Can you please get me some legos, the boy this year. Sincerely, Mason Dwiggins Dear Santa, How are you and Mrs. Clause do Pole? Ilike the gift you gave me last year. It was a DS. That was my favorite gift. On Christmas I would like a scrapbook, school books and my mom wants a neck lace and earrings. I deserve it because I do good in school, I help my mom, and learned my manners. Thank you for buy ing what I want. Love, Liliana Vincente Dear Santa, How are the reindeer and Mrs. Claus doing? Im thankful for the Spa bath you Light and a pillow pet and dog clothes. Also a baby bottle for Aunt because she is supposed to have a baby on Christmas Day. I have been a good girl this year. Love, Amber Roberts Dear Santa, How is everybody up at the north pole? What kind of cookies do you want? My sister really wants a Hello Kitty reporter set could you please get it for her? I want a horse, reindeer, a magic snow globe and a fairy. It will satisfy me if I get only one of these things. I hope you enjoy going around the world. Be careful going down chimmneys! Sincerely, Charlotte Brown Dear Santa, So what kind of cookies do you like? This year I want a new bike and a remote con trol helecopter. I think I deserve a new bike because I can barly peddle mine! So it is because I only have a remote control truck. Sincerely, Ian MilliganHolidayxxxxxLetters

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DECEMBER 12, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 9 Carters Law Enforcement Supply If you dont know the size or much about the products and dont have time to get over to Marianna. This is your best way out. to your house for the best merchandise you could give. GUNSMITHING LIBERTY CORREcCTIONS Staff Christmas Partyroskey is pleased with her gifts while Tim happy with the refreshments! BERG they joined their parents for last weeks Liberty Memorial Civic Center in Bristol. LEFT: Holli Peddie is the picture of concentration as she glues together a construction paper Christmas tree. RIGHT: Crystal Berg helps Trayson LEFT: Landon Mayo checks out his up in Christmas paper.

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Page 10 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 12, 2012Hey, GOP take a time out. Americatake a time out. The election is over, Obama won, so give it a rest. But, no such luck. Pundits are already trying to psych out the 2016 presidential election. Will Hillary run? Whom will the Republicans pick as their Mitt Romney for 2016? People dont care, so give it a rest. Republicans have turned out to be sore losers, but I wouldnt expect anything else. Instead of doing the peoples work, Republican politicians are in high gear in their efforts to stymie any and every initiative that President Obama might have. Now is the time for sensible leaders right thing for the American people. Will that happen? Senator John McCain has led the charge to discredit President Obama with his claims of an Obama Benghazi cover-up and conspiracy. McCain and his allies in the senate with the help of Fox News have trashed Susan Rice, the present U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. McCain claims this woman was covering up a conspiracy. If you are to believe the pundits, the McCain plan is to prevent Rice from becoming the next U.S. Secretary of State; get Democrat Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts the state department job so that the GOP can senate seat. How desperate can McCain and the GOP be to cook up a scheme like that? Senate Republicans added another black mark to Senate history when they failed to ratify a UN disability treaty. The treaty was one of those feel good efforts to encourage other governments to provide services for their disabled people. The treaty is based on the U.S. American Disabilities Act. The right-wing conspiracy nut jobs went bonkers over this proposed treaty claiming that the UN would come and take peoples disabled children, all a part of the right-wing conspiracy that the UN is going to take over the US. For the umpteenth time, the UN doesnt infringe on any nations sovereignty. Promoting Americas Disability Act to the rest of the world would have given the U.S. an opportunity to demonstrate its leadership in the international community, but 38 churlish Republican senators voted against the proposed treaty. So much for American leadership. The argument between Republicans and Democrats about who has a mandate is another manufactured issue. Congress has the responsibilReserve has the responsibility for monetary policy, which is primarily concerned with the amount of money circulating in the economy. The Fed does a good job, the Congress doesnt. One would think that adults elected to take care of our collective business would do just that, but no, the Congress has to arm wrestle the president We got it. No one wants to pay taxes, but someone has to do it. So, what I would like to see is people in congress do what they were elected to do, which is to man up or woman up and deal with the issues. Will that Many people, particularly right-wingers, want to amend the Constitution, usually to impose their beliefs on the rest of us. However, a constitutional amendment term limits for politicians at all levels of government. Under my proposed Constitutional amendment, the president and senators get one six-year term. Representatives get one four-year term. Without having to pander for re-election, politicians could do what is best for government money. No contributions from anyone. Then politicians cant be bought. Id be glad to give up that part of my First Amendment rights that permits political contributions in order to get a more honest and It is the Christmas season. One would think that some of the Christmas spirit would be found in the halls of Congress, and the intent of the Congress But the good news is that the Christmas spirit still lives in Americas people. Yesterday, I was coming out of a bookstore. A fellow held the door open for me. I said, Thank you. He responded, Have a blessed Christian holiday. As I walked away, I thought to myself: That is what American people are all about. Respect for others although they might be strangers. COMMENTARYCORNERJerry Cox is a retired military OXS Late Night LaughsA recaRECAP oOF recentRECENT obOBSerER Vation ATIONS by BY lateLATE niNIGhtHT tV TV hoHOStTS.TThe GOOPs churlish behaviorAl-Qaidas number two man has been killed by an American drone in P Pakistan. In a related story, today al-Qaidas number three man announced hes stepping down to spend more time with his family. JAY LENOThe International Olympic Committee has stripped India of its right to participate in the games. In response, India said, FFine, just try logging on to your computers now. ConanONAN OBrienRIEN knocked out by Juan Manuel Marquez in the 6th JAY LENOEverybodys in a good mood during the holidays. I saw two strangers here sharing a cab. One took the tires, one took the radio. DAV VID LETTERMANThe P Pentagon is preparing for massive budget cuts in the event that the country does go over back because today it became the Triangle. JIMMY F F ALLONThe unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in nearly four years. The bad news is that most of those jobs involve wearing a red suit, a beard, and having kids pee in your lap. JAY LENOing about why that is. Look at them. They wear bows and ribbons. They ARE presents. Meanwhile, men wear baseball caps and oversized team jackets. Thats the fashion equivalent of a gift bag. JIMMY KIMMELAccording to a new study at UCLA, Latinos live longer than non-Latinos. More bad news for Republicans. JAY LENOBecause of climate change, FFrosty the S Snowman has a new name. Now hes called FFrosty the PPuddle. DAV VID LETTERMANApple CEO Tim Cook says they will begin moving production of some Mac computers. They are going to build Apple products right here at home. S So you kids 10 and under, get those resumes ready. JAY LENOMitt Romney met Manny P Pacquiao just before P Pacquiao lost his boxing match to Juan Manuel Marquez. Afterwards, Romney told P Pacquiao, You lost for the same reason I did young Hispanics. ConanONAN OBrienRIEN from the hospital after suffering from severe morning sickness. Doctors told her take it easy, no strenuous activity, and dont go to work. In other words, just act like a member of the royal family. JAY LENOThe Nobel P Peace P Prize was awarded to the European Union. The EU was founded in 1993 to ensure that no European nation ever start another war. By European nation, they mean GGermany. I think the European Union should expand and bring peace to the worlds more troubled region. P Perhaps the set of Two and a Half Men. CRAIGG FFERGGUSSONCongratulations to ESPSPN reporter S Samantha S Steele and Minnesota V V ikings quarterback Christian P Ponder they are now engaged. You cant blame P Ponder for wanting to get married. Hes on the V V ikings. This is his only chance to get a ring this year. JAY LENO

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DECEMBER 12, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 11 COMMENTARYSyrian President A Assad out or NATONATO inWASHINGTON The Obama administration is on record saying that the departure of Syrian President Assad is inevitable. Toward that end, three separate, but related events just occurred. In response to Assads apparently planned use of chemical weapons, es, code for war. Meanwhile, NATO deployed Patriot weapons and troops to fellow NATO nation Turkey. And Russia, Assads primary supporter, has signaled an end to that support. Of these events, the most intriguing is the Patriot Missile deployment. This U.S.-made surface-to-air missile was famously employed in 1991 during the did bombarded Turkey with mortars and the shells, retaliate against, turning a reluctant Turkey into the launching pad for a wider assault against his regime, which may explain why a defensive system such as the Patriot is being deployed. While it is possible that the Patriots will be used nously is the prospect of a NATO-led military incursion into Syria and the Patriots are being positioned to protect against aerial counterattacks. The Syrian response came from the deputy foreign minister who dismissed the missile deployment as psychological warfare, saying that the regime would never use chemical weapons against its own people, denying that such weapons even exist. Hes right that this is psychological warfare, and the missiles along the border should serve as deterrence. We cannot ias Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad saying. Meanwhile, the Russian support of Assad that helped keep his murderous regime in power is coming to an end. The Russians stuck with Assad for so long fearing that whatever followed him would be far worse. It is a fear shared by the U.S. and its allies. The Arab Spring promised just a year ago has been hijacked throughout the Middle East. No two countries are alike, and Syria has been the bloodiest, but the forces making the most noise and gaining power are not always the voices that rang out for freedom and democracy. Power abhors a vacuum, and too many fear evaporated with reports that Syria may be readying its chemical weapons arsenal for use against the Free Syrian Army, the name under sad. Fear that a desperate and possibly delusional Assad might justify the use of these weapons to crush what he regards as a terrorist uprising is plausible because all else appears to be failing him. Assad is a member of a minority sect, the Alawites, who have long used their power to subjugate the majority Sunnis, and they rightly fear reprisals if they lose. It is now Assads move and the choices are grim. He can continue a losing battle or resort to chemical weapons and risk overwhelming foreign intervention. Clearly, his next move should be a move out. WASHINGTONMERRY-GO-ROUNDby Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift

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Page 12 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 12, 2012 DECEMBERECEMBER 12, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 13 Dear Santa, Hello Santa! You are the best person on Earth! I have a special request for you. I would love to get a DS: for Christmas. I think I deserve a DSi because I worked hard by cleaning and helped people like my church. I hope you can get this present for me. Dont worry I wont just play the DSi. Ill get some exersize to. Thank you, Angelina Dear Santa, How are you? How is Mrs. Claus? All I want for Christmas is one thing. I think it is called a bablade. I think I deserve it because I have done my chors when Im told to. I also help my brother when he needs help. You can come to my house last. I do not care. Sencerly yours, James Messick Dear Santa, CHRISTMAS is my favorite holiday. I thank you for being very nice to me. You have given me toys every year. I really appreciate it. You been really nice this year. I would like a tablet. I would really love that and I will take really good care of it. I really deserve this tablet because I help my mom with every thing around the house and I do all the chores and I try to make good grades. I will really appreciate you getting me this. Santa Merry Christmas and a Happy New year. Sincerely, Shatnshia Deveaux Dear Santa, Happy Holidays. You have been very ice to me every Christmas. This Christmas I would love to have a puppie and lime green suitcase. I think I deserve this because all year I have had my room clean, help my mom clean, and made good grades in school. I promise that right before I go to bed on Christmas Eve I will leave milk and cookies for you and carrotts for the reindeer. Sincerily, Emma Deason Dear Santa, Happy holiday. You have been a very nice man the past few years. By the way I want som new presents tis year. I couple of reasons why I deserve them. One reason is that I got all good grades. The second reason is that I have not got my apple puled. Thank you, Logan Pumphley Dear Santa, I have been a good girl, well I hope. Just to let you know you rock in the long white beard and the red suite. This might be a little complicated, but for Christmas I want a Zebra. I told you it will be complicated. If I cant get a Zebra I would love it if you or Jesus can bring my Mema and Papas parents back from the grave. I will take good care of the Zebra. I will name her Strips my Mema and Papas parents, I just want to see them. Merry Christmas, Vallaree Tolbert Dear Santa, How are you doing? Well I am girl this year and for Christmas I want a bratz head, a cashrester, and a baby alive and that is it. If you buy me this I will take good care of it and play with it 247. When I get out of school, I will go straight to my room and get the things you brought me and I will play with them all because I will be thankful for what you brought and I will leave some cookies and milk on the table and I will give you a couple of carrots to keep you healthy and you are my love. Love, Natissia Brown Dear Santa, I would like to list. Its some things a cool kid needs and that is me! I want a four wheeler Jackrusen, Iphone5, and a 22 magnom and I well not forget the cookies, but no milk just a V8 because you are getting chunky. Ill have carots for the reindeer and merry Christmas. I deserve these things because I turned in all my homework. I make good grades and brushed my teeth all week. Have a nice great trip to my house and all the good kids. Thanks for all the presents from last year. For, Jacob Bailey Dear Santa, Christmas is the best time of year ever. Every time you deliver presents you rock-n-your red. The reason I deserve this request is because Ive done good deeds and I gave to the poor. When you come I will leave you eight grand for a present! If you get this letter, I hope youll get me this present. Sincearly, DeShaun Dear Santa, Merry Christmas! You have been very kind over the years and Im just asking for two people, my Moma and Daddy. Ive acomplished a lot of stuff. I help a lot of people and most of all my mom and dad mean the world to me. so if you could do me that one favor, I wont ask for anything else. Sincerely, Jocelyn Rector Dear Santa, I admire you the most. I love you. I believe in you! This year I want a cruiser bike. I would love it if you got it for me. I think I deserve it because my room is clean and I do my chores when my mom has some for me. You are special to me. When it is Chrismas, I am going to leave out some raindeer food. If I get some, also cookies and milk for you. So, Ill be waiting for you on Christmas Eve. I love you! Jaren Williams Dear Santa, You have been a very good person for me. This year I would like to have a ps2, a bike and a scooter. If you can bring me all that stuff, then you will be the best person on the planet. That is probably why everyone likes you so much. Nobody has a long white fury beard like you do or ther. Dear Santa, I hope you have a happy new year! However, I have a new request. This year I would like the three foot t-rex skeleton for Christmas. I deserve it for listening in school and reading a.r. Sincerely, Caleb Lambeth Dear Santa, Merry Cristmas Santa! How are you? You are very nice to everybody. I have one thing and one thing onley that I really want! I want an I pod touch. I would love it if you get if for me! I would be very happy. I deserve this present because I do a lot around the house. I have a lot of chores. I do them all, or I might forget one or two things I had to do. That is all I want for Christmas. Thank you! Love, Sydney Shaw Dear Santa, year I am requesting a trumpet. I will practice every day and I have ben veary good. I do my chores and help. I have ben veary kind and my mom says I shold get one and that is all I want. Merry Christmas! Sincerely, Wyatt Calam Dear Santa, I hope you have had a great year! You have brought everything Ive asked for through the years! This year for Christmas I want something different. This year of Christmas I would like an electric scooter. I deserve an electric scooter because Im nice and I leave you milk and cookies. This year Ill make sure I leave you and your reindeer something to eat and Ill be fast asleep before you come! Love, Maddie Willis from Mrs. Baggetts fourth grade class at Blountstown Elementary School Lights of Liberty Parade Lights of Liberty Christmas Parade winnersGrandRAND PrizeRIZE: Liberty Wilderness BestEST UseSE ofOF LightsIGHTS: Calhoun Liberty Hospital CommOMMUnityNITY partnersPARTNERS: 1st place: Liberty County Schools 2nd Place: Bristol Pentecostal Holiness Church 3rd Place: Prayer Chainers NonON-ProfitROFIT OrganizationRGANIZATION 1st Place: Tina Tharpe 2nd Place: Laban Bontragers 3rd Place: Liberty County Beginner Band BUsinessSINESS 1st Place: Danny Ryals Real Estate 2nd Place: Piggly Wiggly Deli 3rd Place: Piggly WigglySaturdays parade brought out the creed lights and decorations to ensure their entry wasnt missed by the judges awarding this years trophies. See list of winners to the RIGHT. Despite chilly temperatures, spirits were high as participants laughed, waved and threw out lots of candy to onlookers lining the streets. DANIEL WILLIAMS and DAKODA BERG PHOTOS

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Page 14 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 12, 2012 HUNTING/FISHINGSPECECIALTY POSTS Flat Face FACCTORR Y SECECONDS IteTEMS SubjectUBJECT to TO a A Vailability AILABILITYLiberty Post & Barn Pole Inc.Phone (850) 643-5995WE'VE GOT THE FENCE POSTS TO MEET YOUR NEEDS. HHOME OF THE ALL-UU-CaCAN-EaEA T MENU(850) 670-8441Family Coastal Seafood Restaurant Friday Night $2 Long Neck BBeer FRRIDAY SUNDAYSSnow CCrab CClawsLUNCH BUFFET SSeafood PPlatter OPEN Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation CommisFFWCC offers money for most snakes harvested, longest snake killedPython CChallenge set to rid state of invasive snakelife Conservation Commisthons and how this invasive species is a threat to the Evinvited to compete to see who cation Center, which will hold mers, head of the FWCs Exotic holders in a monthreleased into the wild and enadditional information on and enhance Competition, with additional Complete information on ister for the competitions and tion and interstate sale of this Awareness and Awards Event Part of the goal of the Python Challenge is to educate the public to understand why nonnative species like Burmese pythons should never be released into the wild and encourage people to report sightings of exotic species, Kristen SSommers, head of FWCs Exotic SSpecies Coordination SSection. Jim Woodruff lock to be closed for repairs for the next 8 weeks Atlantic black sea bass recreational & servation Commission (FWC) made mercial endorsements and permits for the harvest of set in waters north of Cape

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DECEMBER 12, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 15 Fine Jewelry & Gifts The Diamond Corner Weve got the perfect gift for your family and friends. LOGGERS! Dont get stopped in your tracks. Call us!Premium namebrand tires Years ago, I made peace with the fact that Ill never score a touchdown in the NFL or hit a homer in the majors. I always enjoyed playing sports, but church league softball doesnt come with a retirement plan and Im okay with being an armchair athlete. What Im not okay with is being incompetent at things I think I should be really good cast net, tying knots and recognizing constellations. With the cast net, its a simple matter of practice. Ive beaten and banged and bungled my way to the border of competence, but Ive never gotten good at it. Thats usually not an issue when it comes to catching bait. The problem is that I also like mullet. That means I have to throw a bigger net, farther and make it open wider. It would also help if I could actually control where it lands. I do all right as long as the mullet are no pletely still. But any further and it becomes an experiment in geometry. So far, Ive achieved every net shape conceivable triangles, rectangles and even the occasional trapezoid at times but rarely the neat circle I want. I still have a lot of hope for my cast netting abilities. On the other hand, tying knots apparently requires using a part of the brain that I either never had or that I killed off with a combination of beer and bad decisions. I know the basics: square mans knot and whatever you call the knot you use to tie your shoes. Get past those, however, and Im a lost puppy. For example, in Boy Scouts, we learned that a bowline was a good knot for a lifeline to throw someone whos drowning. Yeah, right. I decided at that moment that Id better become a really good swimmer because Im pretty sure youd be long dead before I remembered if the rabbit went through the log or over the hole or whatever. Make no mistake, plenty of people tried to teach me to tie knots. My father was a longtime Navy man and could tie knots I never heard of before or since. He spent a lot of time showing me how, but the lessons just never stuck for some reason. He told me I had a short attention span, but hey, is that a quarter under the chair? Lets see. Where was I? Oh, yeah Another thing Daddy tried to teach me was astronomy. His actual job in the Navy was navigating ships, back in the day when that was done with charts and sextants and compasses and (Im guessing) witchcraft. As a result, he knew every constellation in the sky Hed say, You see the North Star, right? Yes, sir. (Meaning I knew which way north was, and I did see a lot of stars there.) Then he would explain how to use that star on. But all I would hear would be something akin to Charlie Browns teacher for a few minutes. Wa wa wa wa wa The conversation would end with something like, and then you measure the angle between the star and the horizon and plot it on the chart and then you know exactly where you are. See? The problem is that I never saw anything more than white specks of light against the darkness. Orion? Just a random collection of stars. Perseus? Andromeda? Theyre Greek to me. He saw patterns; all I saw was sparkly dots. I learned the difference between grid north, magnetic north and true north. The instructor reminded us that there was only one of those things you could always count on to be with you that was the North Star. I still remember the note I wrote when he said that: NEVER, EVER lose compass & maps. Im going to keep working on throwing the cast net and I suppose I can force myself to learn at least a couple more knots (just in case the old granny fails me at some point.) However, Ill always feel the same way about the stars in the sky as I do about the stars in Hollywood. There are a lot of them and theyre pretty to look at. But I dont understand them and only a tiny few are worth remembering anyway.Calhoun County native Jim McClellan grew up huntat outdoorsdownsouth.com. JIM McCLELLANSOUTDooOORS Down South Some of us will never know the satisfaction of a perfect net cast or a well-tied knot ....or he North Star Knowing nets, knots & the night sky This is called a Turks head knot. Daddy actually sat down and tied this knot one day just to show us that he still could. This was

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Page 16 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 12, 2012 SCHOOL NEWS NDAY Pea Ridge Rd in Bristol, Phone (850) 643-5417SCHOOL LLUNCHMENUDec. 12 Dec. 18Laban BBontrager, DMMD, M Monica BBontrager, DMMD Bristol Dental Clinic* Each breakfast includes a choice of assorted cereal, whole wheat buttered toast and juice. CALHOUN LLIBERTY MenuENUS SSPONSSORED BY: NDAY B & B Professional Auto Detailing LLCbbprofessionalautodetailing@yahoo.com NOW OFFERERING Mobile Wash Detail Inside Oil ChangeCall us for the best price around(850) 447-2074 or (850) 674-4137 HOURS OF OPERATION: 7 a.m. 7 p.m. $50 TUPPERWARE HOLIDAY ShH OPPING MADE EEASY This sale runs every Monday and Tuesday throughout December. DOOR PRIZE DRAWINGS Merry Christmas fromBeth EubanksYour Tupperware Consultant at (850) 643-2498 or bethseubanks41@aol.comPERERFECECT for holiday gift giving and at a Decrease in inventory on all SALEE ITEMEMS AS LOW AS $5!If you need to order from the catalog you will need to do it before Dec. 14 for Christmas delivery. DECEMBER FAMILY B BREAKfF AST On Friday, Dec. 7, B.E.S. hosted its monthly Family Breakfast. Parents and students were served eggs, grits, biscuits, sausage, fruit and coffee, milk, or juice.BES Dates To Remember*Friday, Dec. 14 and the Sleigh Riders at 8:30 a.m. for parents and guests. *TThursday, Dec. 20 Make A Mess. *Friday, Dec. 21 Early Release Day and End of second nine weeks. Fall picture re-take day at Altha School is set for Friday, Dec. 14. Students and Faculty/ Staff: If you were absent when Fall pictures were taken in October, please have your picture taken Friday. These are the pictures used in the yearbook. Fall pictures are a proof program. In a few weeks a proof will be sent for you to make your order selection. If you were not happy with your Fall picture, you may also have your picture retaken, just let Mrs. Waldorff know so that your time can be scheduled. Winter sports, individual and group pictures will also be taken Friday, Dec. 14. All sports pictures this year are Pre-Pay. Order forms are available and orders can still be placed after the picture day. The photographer, Jim Owen Photography, does have a 100% satisfaction guarantee policy. Checks should be made out to Jim Owen Photography. If you have questions, please call the Media Center at 762-3121.Altha Jr. Beta competes at state conventionAltha Jr. Beta competed convention. Eleven Jr. Beta members represented Altha Public School well last week in Orlando at the annual state convention. At the convention, 38 schools from the state of Florida were present totaling just under 1,600 Jr. Beta members. These students competed in individual and group events displaying both their creative talent and their academic abilities. In the areas of talent, Jaylon Hall sketched an outdoor scene using a deer as his subject; Kiana Richards, Samuel Short, and Stephanie Wriston had one hour to create a poster depicting Democracy in in the state and received an invitation to nationals in June. In the area of academics, Nolon Bean placed Justin Moore placed third in Science. Both of these students will also represent Altha at Nationals. Collin Mears represented Altha in Social Studies, and Morgan Roberts in Math. Melody Holt, Samantha Potter, and Hayden White competed in Battle of the Books and placed second. Battle of the Books competition isnt a national competition. As Mrs. Kelley stated, For in Jr. Beta competitions, I dare say they represented Altha School in a remarkable way! Tolar third grade classes tour WMBBMBB CChannel 13The third grade classes at W.R. Tolar had the opportunity to tour the television station of WMBB Channel 13 in Panama City last week. The students were guided to many areas of the station to see what it takes for them to be able to watch their favorite shows. The students toured the control room, news room and the studio. In the main operation center of the station, the control room, the students were shown how much goes into making a television station operate. In the news room, the students were able to meet several reporters and ask them questions about their jobs. The last stop on the tour was the studio, where the students were shown the many different areas of the studio and how the famous green screen that meteorologist use works. Many thanks to Jerry Tabatt, for coordinating the tour and the staff of WMBB, for allowing us to visit the studio. The students were thrilled to get an inside look, meet the staff and learn how they might could be a part of the team one day.

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DECEMBER 12, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 17 OBITUARIESJOSEpPH PERRY C CANTLEY, JR. BLOUNTSTOWNJoseph Perry Cantley, Jr., 91, of Blountstown, passed away W W ednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 in Blountstown. He was born O Oct. 22, 1921 in Hardaway and had lived in Blountstown since 1978, coming from Chattahoochee. He retired after 28 years as a Power Plant O Operator with Reichhold Chemical Company. He was a veteran of WW WWII, serving in the U United S States Army and was a member of Gateway Baptist Church in Blountstown, serving as deacon for a number of years. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting S Survivors include his wife of over 69 years, Fannie Cantley of Blountstown; one son, John Perry Cantley of Chattahoochee; four daughters, L Lora Elizabeth (LLiz) Arnold and her husband, Joe of T T allahassee, T T erry Jo VanHorn and her husband, Ray of O Ocala, Cheryl Cantley of Blountstown and Margaret Carol (Katie) McGowan and her husband, Dan of Helendale, CA, four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.S S ervices were held T T uesday, Dec. 11 at Peavy Funeral Interment followed in S Shady Grove Cemetery near Grand Ridge. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge to Gateway Baptist Church,17667 Main S Street N North, Blountstown, FLL 32424, in memory of Joseph Perry Cantley. FLOYdD MMARION FORAN BriRISTOLFloyd Marion Foran, 75, of Bristol, passed away Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 in T T allahassee. He was County and had lived in Bristol since 1994, coming from Florahome. He was a retired U United S States N Navy SS SS Veteran with 20 years of service, serving career he served on the USS USS Mitchell, a troop transport USS USS T T rutta and USS USS S Sipago. He also served as a N Navy Recruiter and an Engineer Instructor on amphibious troop landing crafts. He truly loved the outdoors, huntS S urvivors include his wife of 53 years, S S andra Foran of Bristol and former resident of Florahome; three brothers, Jesse Foran and his wife, N Nellie of Marianna, L Lonnie Foran and his wife, L Louise of Panama City, Charlie Foran and his wife, Jeanette of Alford; one brother-inlaw, Ronnie Carnes and his wife, Betty of Florahome and several nieces and nephews.S S ervices were held Monday, Dec. 8 at Florahome First Interment followed in Florahome First Church of God Cemetery with Military Honors and Masonic Rites. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. GERALERALD DOUgGLAS DOUOUG PEACOCEACOCK BLOUNTSTOWNLOUNTSTOWN 74, of Blountstown, passed away Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 at Gulf Coast Medical Center in Panama City. He was born O Oct. 4, 1938, in Pensacola. He grew up in Blountstown and dearly loved playing football for the BHS S Class of 1956, he joined the U U.SS. Air Force, serving at Dobbins Air Force Base in Marietta, GA, as well as in O Ontario, Canada. In 1960, he married the love of his life, Joyce Marler. He became a regional supervisor in Aetna and Avco in Atlanta, Houston and throughout Mississippi. He returned to Blountstown in 1976 and owned Dougs Gulf S Station. He survived the tornado of 1979 that destroyed the business. He He was a member of the First U United Methodist Church of Blountstown where he was baptized. O Over the years, he also attended W W illiams Memorial U United Methodist Church, RiverTT own Community Church and the First Pentecostal Holiness Church in Blountstown. He was preceded in death by his parents, J. W W alter Diamond; his father in-law, Alton Fraser and his beloved dogs, Jim, Buffy and Peanut, that he cherished as members of his family. her husband, Jay of S Sneads; one son, Dave and his wife, sisters, Cheryl Randolph and her husband, S Sherman of S Scott and Kelly Dunn, Jamie and Dustin Mowat; his mother-in-law, Ruth Fraser of Blountstown; a former Dougs Gulf boy who he considered a son, Danny Hassig; his beloved dogs, Cowboy and Dixie and many treasured family members and friends. Memorial services were held Monday, Dec. 10 at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel. Memorialization was by cremation. At his request, his ashes will be buried between his parents at Boggs Cemetery during a private family service at a later date. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of his love for animals, donations may be made in his (4011 Maintenance Dr., Marianna, FLL 32448). If you have room in your home and heart, please consider adopting a stray dog or a shelter pet in his memory. Donations to the S Salvation Army, an organization he to his memory. J. MMELVON HHATCH, SR. BLOUNTSTOWNJ. Melvon Hatch, S S r., 85, of Blountstown, passed away T Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 in Blountstown. He was born May had lived in Blountstown for the past 18 years, comyears of service and a veteran of WW WWII, serving in the U United S States N Navy. He would tell you that he was a child of God. S S urvivors include his wife, Eileen M. Hatch of Blountstown; two sons, J. Melvon Hatch, Jr. and his Hatch of Columbus, O OH; two daughters, Joy Hylton of of Paradise, CA; three step-daughters, L Leilani Jones of Jones of S San Rafael, CA, 26 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Memorial services are planned are planned for a later date. Memorialization will be by cremation. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of Hospice in Marianna. CCLARENCE EdEDWARdD S SUMNER, JR. BriRISTOLClarence Edward, Jr., 87, of Bristol, passed away Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 in Bristol. He was a life long resident of L Liberty County, he served as a deacon and S Sunday S School teacher for a forester most of his life and served in the US US Army during WW WWII. He was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, O Opal SSumner.S Survivors include seven children, David S Sumner and his wife, Marian of Havana, Kenneth S Sumner and S Steve and T T ony Anderson and his wife, Vanita, all of Bristol, Dorothy Gray and her husband, L Laymon of T T allahassee, Randy Anderson and his wife, N Nena of Bruce of Blountstown, 19 grandchildren and 30 greatgrandchildren. Baptist Church. Interment followed in Mt. Elon Cemetery. Bevis Funeral Home in Bristol was in charge of the arrangements. FRANkKLIN DELANO CCLARkK BriRISTOL passed away Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 in Calhoun County. He had lived in Bristol since 1985, coming from Dixie County. He was a member of the Baptist faith. He enin construction. Joe T T odd and his wife, Donna of Altha, George T T odd Bristol; three daughters, Kathy W Whidden and her husReese of Altha, T T ammy Brown of Blountstown; two dren and 32 great-grandchildren. Memorial services were held Monday, Dec. 10 at Blountstown Community Church. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements.C CLARENCE YY ANkKEE EENgGERER MariaARIANNaA Marianna, passed away Monday, Dec. 10, 2012 at Marianna Health and Rehab. He was born in Bay City, many years. He was of the Baptist faith. S Survivors include three sons, Ray T T atum and his wife, Darlene of Marianna, L Lloyd T T atum and his wife, Charlotte, of Coal Port, PA, 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Family will receive friends one hour prior to services.S Services will be held W W ednesday, Dec. 12 at 2 p.m. at Hasty Pond Baptist Church with Reverend S Shawn W W ilCemetery near Altha. of the arrangements. TT elephone (850) 674-2266 YY our hometown funeral home since 1994A Hometown Funeral Director You Can Trust and Depend On!Funeral Services with Dignity, Caring and Professionalism. MMarlon PeavyPeavy Funeral HHome& CCrematory CCharles MMcCClellan Funeral HHomeButler-Morgan/Morgan-McClellan Funeral Home Building at 15 S. Jackson St., Quincy, 32351Phone: (850) 627-7677 or 643-2277Charles K. McClellanLicensed Funeral Director 42 years experienceC Call us Let us explain how we can conveniently handle arrangements in Liberty County.

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Page 18 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 12, 2012 SPORTS Two teams took it to the court for a fast paced game on Friday, Dec. 7 when the Blountstown Tigers met with the Liberty Bulldogs in Bristol. Blountstowns Varsity team beat Liberty County 58-42. The Tigers leading scorers were Ron Brown with 15 points. Corin Peterson with 12 points, Caleb Mills with 8 points and Demitri Simmons with 7 points. The varsity game was a very competitive hard fought game. We came out mentally focused. We had a hard to be physically tough to slow the Bulldogs down defensively, said BHS Coach Tony Davis. Overall, it was a good win for us.Tigers take Bulldogs 58-42 Dec. 7 ABOVE: Blountstowns JV player, Ryan Hanvey, reaches to block Libertys Jarrod Beckwith (#4) with the ball. BELOW: Bulldog Alex Marlow (#5) shoots as the Tigers move in to block. ABOVE: Blountstowns J.T. Brown reaches to go after the ball Bulldog Micheal Robinson (#23) looks for a teammate to throw to. BELOW: Libertys Dylan Wheetley (#15) tries to keep control of the ball as two Blountstown Tigers move in.Blountstowns Alex Wroblewski (#20) jumps to shoot the ball while trying to keep it away from a Liberty County opponent.PHOTOS BY DANIEL WILLIAMS AND DAKOTA BERG

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DECEMBER 12, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 19 SPORTS Lady Tigers beat Lady Dawgs 44-33 in December 7 game ABOVE: Lady Bulldog Leslie Williams (#23) goes for the shot. RIGHT: Liberty Countys Jyrerra Brigham (#3) loses the ball to a quick Blountstown Tiger as she races down the court. LEFT: Libertys Chelsea Gowan (#24) looks for someone to throw to as Aucilla players move in during their Dec. 3 game in Bristol. BELOW: Bulldog Leslie Williams (#23) moves in for the shot. RIGHT: Libertys Samantha Johnson (#14) throws the ball as the Aucilla players reach to stop it. Liberty lost to Aucilla 26-31.Blountstowns Lady Tigers met with the Lady Dawg on Dec. 7 in Bristol for an intense game. Both teams were full of energy and determination. After four quarters of play, the Blountstown High School girls took a 44-33 win over the host team. This was a big win for our girls program, said BHS Coach Tony Davis. Anytime you are building a program and can go into an enout with a win, thats big. He added, Im happy for the girls, they competed for four quarters. Leading scorer for the Tigers that evening was Taylor Stalnaker with 15 points. Dameka Martin had 11 points and Jayla Brigham had 7 points. PHOTS BY DANIEL WILLIAMS and DAKODA BERG

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Page 20 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 12, 2012 The CCalhoun Liberty JOURNAlLServing two counties that make up one great community!HOUROURS: 9 a.m. 6 p.m. (ET) Monday thru FridayPHONEONE (850) 643-3333 Will buy 10 to 1,000 acres, reasonably priced. Immediate closing.CCall (850) 544-5441 or (850) 570-0222 WANTED: REAREAL EESTA A TEE MMens, ladies and childrens clothes. Many items for the home. New items arriving daily. Everyone is invited to shop at the CalhounLiberty Ministry Center store on UFN ELECTRONICSToshiba tv, learning system with games, $40. Play Station II, three controllers CColor tv MMagnavox 32 inch color tv Two 12 Sony E Explode sub woofer speakers FURNITUREFurniture: Tan and beige couch, Dining room set with four chairs, Safety rail for bed, $10. Call 674Living room suite, six piece, in good EEntertainment center, two glass doors, two solid doors. TV entertainment center, showcase on each side of tv openTHE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNALCLASSIFIEDS Time on ITEMS FOR SALESmoker/grill/fryer, big pull behind, Wooden swing set with playhouse, AAntique blower Diamond plate tool box Whitney pianoCChain link fence, 6 feet tall, enough to build two large fenced areas or several small fenced areas. One CCar seat and stroller combo, blue, swings, another car seat. Lots of CCarpet padding enough for a large living room and three large bedOBO. Four ceiling fans with blades Smoker each. Little Christmas houses, Singer sewing machine Wedding dress, strapless, white, Ladders For Rent in ALTHaA762-9555 or 762-8597 With lawn service $27 $43 $70 $90M & W SELFSTORAGE RRENTALs S 7 days a week service UFN BRISTOL 643-7740 FOR RENT BLOUNTSTOWN Double recliner, $100. Call 447Sleep sofa King size bed with mattress and Good used furniture and appliances needed at Calhoun Liberty Min. UFN APPLIANCESWhirlpool dryer Portable dish washer Hotpoint stove Kenmore washing machine, brand BBaby crib with changing table with Whirlpool stove top with four burnOPEN NoNOWU-P P ick Tomatoes & PPeppers acksonarms inrandidge(850) 592-5579 Bring Your Own Bucket! Small Town T om A CaARTOON BY MIKE BaBARNHOUSE eats OWNER FINANCINGNoNO QUALIfFYING Older home located on Ray Avenue. CCall 674-3009 House FOR Sale Home. With Storage Shed.$69,500(850) 643-2792House FOR Sale IN BRISTOLBBUY, sSEllLL & tTRAdDE with WITH AN AdD i IN ThHE JOURNAlL Cl CLAssifiSSIFIEdsDS.

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DECEMBER 12, 2012 / THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 21 STARSCOPEFAMMOUS BBIRRTHDAYSARRIEES MMar 21/Apr 20 Aries, you will have to work hard at presenting a different image if you want to win over a few more fans. It might take within the realm of possibility. TAURRUS Apr 21/MMay 21 Taurus, take a break no matter how busy you are this week. It is for your own good to recharge with some R&R and then get back on track at work. GEMEMINI MMay 22/Jun 21 Unexpected things can happen when you explore new possibilities, Gemini. Get out there and immerse yourself in other social circles so that you can take advantage of opportunities.C CANCERCER Jun 22/Jul 22 Cancer, run your ideas by a few people this week before you make a big presentation. This will help you to revise and tweak anything that needs a little work. LEEO Jul 23/Aug 23 Leo, you will be full of energy this week and that energy helps you handle whatever is put on your plate. Take advantage of your productivity with a few days off next week. VIRRGO Aug 24/Sept 22 Virgo, jump on an opportunity to take a vacation. There wont be many other opportunities this year to enjoy a vacation. So go along even if its related to work. LIBRBRA Sept 23/Oct 23 There are too many happy things going on in your life to let any of the negative things bring you down, Libra. Face challenges with a smile, and youll sail through. SCCORRPIO Oct 24/Nov 22 convictions you cannot change others viewpoints all of the time. Dont be hard on yourself if other people do not see things the same way as you do. SAGITTARRIUS Nov 23/Dec 21 Sagittarius, sometimes you may believe there isnt room for anyone else in the spotlight but you. Dont let your ego get in the way of friendships. Share the glory.C CAPRRICCORRN Dec 22/Jan 20 Capricorn, give an idea that would require some consideration. This can impact both your career and personal life in a positive way. AQUARRIUS Jan 21/Feb 18 It may seem like too much money is going out of your pocket and not enough coming in, Aquarius. But the budget will balance out this month. Rest easy when making purchases. PISCECES Feb 19/MMar 20 Start a creative project that can be turned into something you keep for yourself, Pisces. Its nice to enjoy the fruits of your creative labors.Week of Dec. 9 ~ Dec. 15DECEMBER 9 Judy Dench, Actress (78) DECEMBER 10 George Newbern, Actor (48) DECEMBER 11 Rita Moreno, Actress (81) DECEMBER 12 DECEMBER 13 DECEMBER 14 Spider Stacy, Musician (54) DECEMBER 15 Geoff Stults, Actor (35) THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNALCLASSIFIEDSTo place your ad, call 643-3333 by noon Eastern Time on Monday. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks. WANTEDWashing machine in good condition. Call 237-1447. 12-12, 12-19House cat, grown or a kitten. Call 674-3033 or 272-8677. 12-5, 12-12EElectric stove. Call 674-3264.12-5, 12-12 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 CAMPER2002 C Class A motor home, less than 7,000 miles, 36 foot with two slide outs. Hydraulic leveling system, well maintained, original owner. Call (850) 627-6148. 12-12, 12-192006 Wildwood camper 31 ft. bunkhouse with slide out, $8,000. Call (850) 556-1263. 12-12, 12-19 LOST/FOUNDFOUND: B Bassett Hound mix, black and white, male in the Altha area. Good natured dog, no collar, looks well taken care of. Call 762-1984.12-12, 12-19clawed, great with kids and other animals. Two years old, litter box trained, an inside only cat. Will send photo upon request. Call (850) 8147558. 12-5, 12-12Horse for sale, well trained, must provide own transportation for pickup, $300. Call 237-2529. 12-5, 12-12Two cats, 3 months old, free to a good home. Two-year-old Hound dog, $100. Call 674-3264. 12-5, 12-12Assortment of cats and dogs, ranging from young to adult, free to good homes. Call 643-3411. 12-5, 12-12CCollie and bulldog puppies four left, 8 weeks old, super cute, free to good homes. Call 447-4586. 12-5, 12-12 HOMES & LANDSmall 1 B BD house in Hosford, must be moved, $15,000. Call (850) 5919873. 12-5, 12-12One acre of land, south of Telogia, 12-5, 12-12Two acres of land on Hwy. 379, Lora Minton Lane. Call (850) 5572026. 12-5, 12-12 HUNTING/FISHINGDakota SL crossbow, $300. Two tree stands, like new, $150 each. Call 575-1234. 12-12, 12-19 EQUIPMENT1994 ITMM 539 model tractor, less than 700 hours, $5,500. Call 8789019. 12-12, 12-19 FREE STUFFHickory wood, come and get it. Call 762-8189. 12-5, 12-12 TRUCKS1999 Plymouth Voyager SEE, maroon, good mechanical condition, $2,000. Call (202) 306-4821.12-5, 12-12 VEHICLE ACCESSORIES18 Toyota Tundra stock wheels and tires. 255/70/18 Bridgestone Duelers H/T. Tires have 11,500 miles on them, come with lug nuts and chrome covers for wheels, $550. Call 643-6942 for more information. 12-12, 12-19Fiberglass camper shell, S10 pickup. At Calhoun Liberty Ministry Center. Call 674-1818. UFNUsed tires: four tubeless radials size P225/50R17935 at the Calhoun Liberty Ministry Center. Call 674-1818. UFN MOTORCYCLES & ATVS2004 Kawasaki Prairie 300, automatic, green, adult owned, no mud, new warn winch, $2,500 OBO. Call (850) 573-8094. 12-5, 12-12 PETS/SUPPLIESMMale cat free to a good home. Grey with light blue eyes, neutered, deSUBSCRIPTION FORMPlLEasASE EnNClosLOSE a A ChHECkK oOR MonONEyY oORdDER foFOR $18 and AND MailAIL toTO:The Calhoun-Liberty Journal, P.O. 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Page 22 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL DECEMBER 12, 2012 CLJ JOB MARKET CClass A CCDL Flatbed Drivers (Quincy, FL)Higdon Furniture Co. Fax resumes to (850) 627-2486 DRRIVERER-OTRRHome EEvery WeekCDL A License Req. BenefitENEFITS EOE, DFWP Gwen CCarverat Higdon Furniture Quincy, FLPhone (850) 627-7564 or Fax (850) 627-2486 JOBB OPEENINGThe Liberty County Board of County Commissioners will be accepting applications for the following position. A complete application listing three (3) references is required. Applications will be accepted at the All applicants must be able to pass a drug screening, a physical and an FDLE background check to over see the crew of inmates. Applicants must be able to complete Recymust be able to prepare reimbursement request for the counties small county solid waste grant, must have computer skills, and able to complete task unsupervised, must follow personnel policies set forth by the Liberty County Board of County Commissioners, and must at all times be professional and courteous to the public. Employment will be contingent upon clearance of physical, drug test, and background check. There will also be a six month probationary period. PUblBLIcC aAND leLEGal AL Not OTIceCESIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE S SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR LIBERTY COUNTY Case No. 39-2012-ca CA-000093 Division WELLSS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. VANESSSSA ALLEN A/K/A VANESSSSA GRUNDHEBER ALLEN, A/K/A VANESSSSA GRUNDHOBER ALLEN, JONATHAN ALLEN A/K/A JONATHAN R. ALLEN, et. al. Defendants. ____________________/ NOTICECE OF ACCTION TO: VANESSSSA ALLEN A/K/A VANESSSSA GRUNDHEBER ALLEN, A/K/A VANESSSSA GRUNDHOBER ALLEN CURRENT RESSIDENCE UNKNOWN LASST KNOW ADDRESSSS 12751 NW BIRD POND RD BRISSTOL, FL 32321 to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Liberty County, Florida: BLOCK, A, LOT 24; COMMENCE AT THE NW CORNER OF S SECTION 5, TOWN-S S HIP 1 S S OUTH, RANGE 7 WES S T, LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA, THENCE S S OUTH 89 DEGREES S 30 MINUTES S 30 S S ECONDS S EAS S T 61.69 FEET; THENCE S S OUTH 00 DEGREES S 15 MINUTES S 10 S S ECONDS S EAS S T 100.31 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES S 06 MINUTES S 00 S SECONDSS EASST 160.0 FEET TO AN IRON PIPE AND CALL THISS THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE S S OUTH 00 DEGREES S 15 MINUTESS 10 S SECONDSS EASST 145.0 FEET TO AN IRON PIPE ON THE WESST RIGHT OF WAY OF A PROPOS S ED S S TREET; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREESS 15 MINUTESS 10 S SECONDSS WESST 145.0 FEET ALONG S SAID RIGHT OF WAY TO AN IRON PIPE; THENCE S SOUTH 89 DEGREESS 06 MINUTESS 00 S SECONDSS WESST 160.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. THISS TRACT ISS LOCATED IN THE NW 1/4 OF NW 1/4 OF S SECTION 5, TOWNS S HIP 1 S S OUTH, RANGE 7 WESST, LIBERTY COUNTY FLORIDA. commonly known as 12571 N.W. BIRD POND RD, BRISSTOL, FL 32321 has been required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Lindsay Moczynski of Kass S Shuler, P.A., plaintiffs attorney, whose address is P.O. Box 800, Tampa, Florida 33601, (813) 229-0900, on or before December 28, 2012, (or 30 days original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on the Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter, otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. Dated: November 19, 2012 CLERK OF COURT Honorable Robert Hill P. O. Box 399 Bristol, Florida 32321 BY: V. SSummers Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Leon County Courthouse, 301 S S. Monroe S Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32301, Tel: (850) 5774401 within 7 working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771.11-28, 12-5________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE S SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR LIBERTY COUNTY Case No. 12-71-CA Divisionthe THE bank BANK of OF new NEW york YORK mellon MELLON tru TRUStT company COMPANY national NATIONAL a A SSociation OCIATION a A S tru TRUSteeTEE for FOR greenpoint GREENPOINT manufactured MANUFACTURED hou HOUSingING contract CONTRACT tru TRUStT pa PASS-through THROUGH certificate CERTIFICATE S erie ERIES 2000-7, acting by and through GREEN TREE S SERVICING, LLC, in its capacity as S S ervicer, 7360 S S Kyrene Road, Tempe, AZ 85283, Plaintiff, vs. WENDEE M. PHILLIPSS, A/K/A WENDEE MULLINS S PHILLIPS S A/K/A WENDEE PARRIS S H, N/K/A WENDEE WALDEN, THE UNKNOWN S SPOUSSE OF WENDEE M. PHILLIPSS, A/K/A WENDEE MULLINS S PHILLIPS S A/K/A WENDEE PARRIS S H, S S PRINGLEAF HOME EQUITY, INC., F/K/A AMERICAN GENERAL HOME EQUITY, INC. Defendants. ____________________/ NOTICE ISS HEREBY GIVEN THAT, pursuant to Plaintiffs Final S S ummary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-captioned action, I will sell the property situated in Gadsden County, Florida, described as follows, to wit:S SEE EXHIBIT A TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 2000 PIONEER HOUS S ING, 28x56, 124 MOBILE HOME, S SERIAL NUMBER: PH2124GA6205AB. EXHIBIT A A PARCEL OF LAND LY ING IN THE NORTHWESST QUARTER OF S S ECTION 4, TOWNS S HIP 1 S S OUTH, RANGE 7 WESST, LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA, S SAID PARCEL OF LAND BEING DESSCRIBED ASS FOLLOWSS: COMMENCE AT A CONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE NORTHWESST CORNER, OF S SAID S SECTION 4 AND RUN THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES S 51 MINUTES S 37 S SECONDSS EASST ALONG THE NORTHERLY BOUNDARY OF S SAID S SECTION 4 A DISSTANCE OF 154.89 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT ON THE EASSTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY OF COUNTY ROAD NO. 375-A (HOE CAKE ROAD) (80 FOOT RIGHT OF WAY); THENCE S SOUTH 04 DEGREESS 17 MINUTESS 19 S SECONDSS WESST ALONG S SAID EASSTERLY RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY OF A DISSTANCE OF 105.75 FEET TO THE S SOUTHERLY MAINTAINED RIGHT-OFWAY BOUNDARY OF THE OLD BRISSTOL TO HOSSFORD ROAD (30 FOOT MAINTAINED RIGHT-OF-WAY); THENCE S S OUTH 73 DEGREES S 47 MINUTESS 39 S SECONDSS EASST ALONG S SAID S SOUTHERLY MAINTAINED RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY A DISSTANCE OF 619.84 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM S SAID POINT OF BEGINNING THENCE CONTINUE S SOUTH 73 DEGREESS 47 MINUTESS 39 S S ECONDS S EAS S T ALONG S S AID S S OUTHERLY MAINTAINED RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY A DISSTANCE OF 186.64 FEET; THENCE S S OUTH 03 DEGREES S 26 MINUTES S 25 S S ECONDS S WES S T 220.41 FEET; THENCE NORTH 73 DEGREES S 47 MINUTES S 39 S S ECONDS S WES S T 190.24 FEET; THENCE NORTH 04 DEGREES S 21 MINUTES S 22 S SECONDSS EASST 219.64 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash at the Courthouse S Steps, Liberty County Courthouse, 10818 NW S S R 20, Bristol, Florida 32321, at 11:00 AM (ESST), on the 18 day of December, 2012. If you are a subordinate lien holder claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you of Court no later than 60 days a claim, you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. Notice to Persons With Dis abilities: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the (850) 577-4401, or at the Leon County Courthouse, Room 225, 301 S S Monroe S S treet, Tallahassee, FL 32301, within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice compelling you to appear in a court proceeding; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: V. SSummers Deputy Clerk 12-5, 12-12________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE S SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 2012-033CA LABAN BONTRAGER, Plaintiff, vs. JAMESS D. TANTON and the Estate of HAZEL TANTON, and The U.SS. Dept. of the Treasury Acting through the Internal Revenue SService, Defendants. ____________________/ AMEMENDEED NOTI CE CE OF NOTICE ISS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Order dated November 30, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 2012-033CA of the Circuit Court of the S Second Judicial Circuit in and for Liberty County, Florida, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash ON THE FRONT S STEPSS of the Liberty County Courthouse, Bristol, FL at 11 a.m. ESST on the 8th day of January, 2013 the following described property as set forth in said Order, to wit:S SEE EXHIBIT A below PARCEL I: COMMENCE at the S Southeast Corner of the NE 1/4 of NE 1/4 of S Section 6, Township 1 S South, Range 7 West, thence run S South 30 yards, thence run East 78 yards, thence run North 30 yards, thence run West to PLACE OF BEGINNING, in S Section 5, Township 1 S South, Range 7 West. PARCEL NO. II: COMMENCE at the S Southeast Corner of the NE 1/4 of NE 1/4 of S Section 6, Township 1 S South, Range 7 West, and run S South 30 yards, for POINT OF BEGINNING, thence run S South 33 yards, thence run East along center of road know as Robertson Mill Road 78 yards, thence North 32 1/2 yards, thence West to POINT OF BEGINNING, and being in S Section 5, Township 1 S South, Range 7 West. PARCEL NO. III: COMMENCE at a concrete monument marking the Northwest Corner of S Section 5, Township 1 S South, Range 7 West, Liberty County, Florida, and run thence S South 00 Degrees 07 Minutes 18 S Seconds East along the Westerly boundary of said S Section 5, a distance of 1634.43 feet, thence North 80 Degrees 40 Minutes 16 S Seconds East 83.77 feet, to an iron rod (LSS 5024) at a fence corner for the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING, thence along a fence as follows: thence S S outh 01 Degree 46 Minutes 33 S S econds East 163.90 feet, thence S South 89 Degrees 27 Minutes 37 S Seconds West 237.15, thence S South 02 Degrees 46 Minutes 43 S Seconds East 264.29 feet, thence leaving said fence run thence North 89 Degrees 56 Minutes 27 S S econds East 462.01 feet, thence North 01 Degree 09 Minutes 57 S Seconds East 471.12 feet, thence S South 80 Degrees 40 Minutes 16 S S econds West 46.73 feet, thence North 00 Degrees 07 Minutes 18 S S econds West along the Westerly boundary of lands Book 50, at page 742, of the Public Records of said county a distance of 120.15 feet to the southerly right of way boundary of the Robertson Mill Creek Road; thence S S outh 79 Degrees 12 Minutes 42 S Seconds West along said southerly right of way boundary, a distance of 77.34 feet, thence S South 00 Degrees 07 minutes 18 S Seconds East 118.15 feet, thence S South 80 Degrees 40 Minutes 16 S Seconds West 132.01 feet, to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis 60 days after the sale. Dated this 10th day of Dec., 2012 KATHY BROWN Clerk of the Circuit by: V. SSummers Deputy Clerk

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DECEMBER 12, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 23 SERVICE DIRECTORY Whaley Heating & Air Conditioning (850) 674-4777FL LicIC. # CMC1249570 Accepting:R Is s s Phone: (850) 643-6925 Fax: (850) 643-2064 email: grich0656@aol.com10536-B NW SR 20 Bristol, FL 32321 Located in the Apalachee RestaurantGary RRichards, EEA MBMBAEnrolled Agent Enrolled to Practice Before the IRS BBusiness & Accounting Solutions Inc. 4433 NW C.R. 274 Altha, Fl 32421 (850) 762-9402 Cell (850) 832-5055Dozer and Excavation work Over 20 years experienceClay ONealsLand Clearing, Inc. William's HomeImprovements "No Job Too Big or Small"Concrete work, landscape, pressure cleaning, renovations, seamless gutter, painting, vinyl, & screen enclosure CCall 674-8092Licensed & Insured, contractor & rooferFORR FREEREE EESTIMMATEES 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.WELLsS 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 EstimatesServing C Calhoun, LLiberty & Jackson C 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 & CCooling, C Lic# RM1416924CCarrier EEquipment MMasters Farm Supply LS Tractor Equipment Committed To Quality Since 1973 (850) 762-3222 faxmasters7@fairpoint.net Disabled? Denied Social Security?CCall today for your FREEREE CConsultation DENIEDThen let the experts help. Retired Social SecuGlover knows the law and wants to help you. To place your ad call us at 643-3333 Hwy 71 South on J.P. Peacock Rd, Altha. Day or night,silk or live..............$1699 Margies Florist For Weddings, Birthdays and all Holidays, come in or call us.MNC meeting of the Liberty County Commission as recorded by the board secretaryThe meeting was called to order by Commissioner Jim Johnson. Present at the meeting were Commissioner Davis Stoutamire, Albert Butcher, Attorney Shalene Grover, Clerk Robert Hill and Deputy Clerk Charla Kearce. Prayer was led by Commissioners Jim Johnson. Pledge of allegiance was led by Commissioner Jim Johnson. Motion to appoint interim Chairman was made by Butcher seconded by Stoutamire and carried. Motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting held Oct. 4 and organizational meeting of the Value Adjustment Board Oct. 8, 2012 was made by Stoutamire, seconded by Butcher and carried. Motion to add to the agenda Lamar Holland request for sign at the Veterans Memorial Park was made by Stoutamire, seconded by Butcher and carried. Commissioner Davis Stoutamire discussed sending a letter from the Board and the Safety Committee to the Department of Transportation requesting why we cant get 20. Motion to accept a letter of resignation for Johnny Eubanks effective Dec. 31, 2012 and appoint Gene Free effective Jan. 1, 2013 was made by Stoutamire, seconded by Butcher and carried. Danny Earnest discussed the resignathis position internally. Rachel Manspeaker gave an update on the Health Department. The Board will leave the donation to the Riparian County Stakeholder Coalition Coordination at $2,000 as was budgeted. Motion to approve Proclamation declaring the month of Nov. as Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month was made by Butcher, seconded by Stoutamire and carried. Motion to table letter of support for Community Health Care, Inc. until all board members are present was made by Butcher, seconded by Stoutamire and carried. Motion to table discussion with North Florida Medical Center (FQHC) until all board members are present was made by Butcher, seconded by Stoutamire and carried. Motion to approve Resolution #2012-18 authorizing the Chairman or other approved Commissioners of the Board of County Commissioners to execute any necessary paper work to enter into the EMS rural grant was made by Butcher, seconded by Stoutamire and carried. Motion to approve a sign for the Veterans Park was made by Butcher, seconded by Stoutamire and carried. Robin Jeeter, Director of NW Regional Library told the Board that Fonda Tanner will retire in the near future. Motion to pay the bills was made by Stoutamire, seconded by Butcher and carried. Motion to adjourn was made by Butcher, seconded by Stoutamire and carried. N Payroll 33786 33846 Operating Fund 5914 6114 SHIP Grant 4000 4006 Weatherization Grant 4709 4710 _______________________________Kathleen E. Brown, Clerk of Court Jim Johnson, Chairman organizational meeting of the Liberty County Commission as recorded by the board secretaryThe meeting was called to order by Vice Chairman Jim Johnson. Present at the meeting were Commissioner Davis Stoutamire, Dexter Barber, Scott Phillips, Dewayne Branch, Attorney Shalene Grover, Clerk Kathleen Brown, and Deputy Clerk Lisa Shuler. Prayer was led by Aaron Elkins. Pledge of Allegiance was led by J.T. Hathaway. Judge Ken Hosford swore in Dewayne Branch, Scott Phillips, and Jim Johnson for the new term. Motion to approve bond of Dewayne Branch, Scott Phillips, Jim Johnson, Kathleen Brown and rider for Kathleen Brown was made by Stoutamire, seconded by Barber and carried. Motion to nominate Jim Johnson as Chairman made by Barber, seconded by Stoutamire and carried. Motion to nominate Dexter Barber as Vice Chairman made by Branch, seconded by Stoutamire and carried. Meeting adjourned.Special Meeting, Nov. 20, 2012Motion by Branch, seconded by Stoutamire and carried to approve repairs at Estiffanulga Boat Ramp. Motion to approve Resolution #2012-20 approving the Fifth Amendment for Florida Association of County Trust was made by Stoutamire, seconded by Branch and carried. Motion to approve Resolution #2012-21 Interlocal Agreement Re-Authorizing the Workforce Development Consortium was made by Barber, seconded by Stoutamire and carried. Motion to advertise for a full time employee for the water system was made by Barber, seconded by Phillips and carried. Motion to give a letter of support to Liberty Community Health Care was made by Stoutamire, seconded by Phillips and carried. Motion to table request for letter of support to North Florida Medical Centers, Inc was made by Stoutamire, seconded by Branch and carried. Motion to approve Christmas Parade route was made by Stoutamire, seconded by Branch and carried. Motion to approve letter to the Bristol Ballet School was made by Phillips, seconded by Stoutamire and carried. Motion to request the City of Bristol share the cost of the Apalachee Regional Planning Council fee was made by Branch, seconded by Barber and carried. Motion to send a letter to Department of Transportation requesting a red light at the intersection of Highway 20 and Highway 65 in Hosford was made by Branch, seconded by Stoutamire and carried. Motion to adjourn was made by Stoutamire, seconded by Branch and carried.________________________________Kathleen E. Brown, Clerk of Court Jim Johnson, ChairmanNov. 20 Liberty Commission special organizational meeting minutes

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