The Calhoun-Liberty journal
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00027796/00326
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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: 01-02-2013
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Bristol (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Liberty County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Calhoun County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Liberty -- Bristol
Coordinates: 30.426944 x -84.979167 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in Sept. 1991.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 11, no. 38 (Sept. 18, 1991).
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.
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Holding Location: University of Florida
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W ednesday JAN. 2, 2013 CLJNews.com Groups compete for $2.25 million grant to run FQHC by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorTwo groups are vying to take over Liberty health center, as its second round of funding comes to a close in April of this year. provide primary and preventative care in underserved areas to patients with little or no insurance, including migrant workers and nonU.S. citizens. Patients are seen on a sliding-fee basis. The Bristol-based health care center has a $750,000 grant per year for three years, for a project total of $2.25 million. A citizens group that successfully applied for a grant to build and operate the facility turned in their latest grant application last month but may after the state Department of Health withdrew its partnership in the program. a group of citizens who joined with the Liberty County Health Department to successfully apply for the grant. A groundbreaking was held in April 2010 and the new 4,100-square-foot facility was open for business on May 21, 2011 on Spring Street in Bristol. The center also operated out of the Calhoun County Health Department and maintained a part-time site in Hosford. While LCHC was getting ready to start work on their application for the latest threeyear competitive bid funding cycle to continue operating the health center, they didnt realize they would lose their co-applicant along with its medical resources and staff, according to Ann Hosford Smith, who worked with former Liberty County Health Department Director Dr. Gene Charbonneau to prepare the latest grant request. Calhoun Liberty County Health Department Director Rachel Manspeaker told the group of the states decision to separate from primary care and focus on public health service in late October. It was a shock, said Smith. None of us saw that coming. She said the news left the Sheriff's Log............2 Arrest Reports............2 Community Calendar and Events........................3 Cartoons and Commentary...............................4 Celebrating Birthdays, Messages of thanks.........5 The Job Market & Legals.........6 Obituaries.......9 Find a bargain in the Classieds......................11 See FQHC GRANT continued on page 7 CALHOUNLIBERTY } VOL. 33, NO. 1 JOURNALTHE50INCLUDES T AX TERESA EUBANKS PHOT OSNick Finch sworn in as Liberty County Sheriff minute after midnight on N ew Years Eve to start the year as the new Liberty County Sheriff. Liberty County Judge Ken Hosford did the honors at his home. Current Sheriff Donnie Conyers resigned Dec. 31, making it necessary for the new sheriff to begin a week early. Finch, who is now is invited to join him for the ceremony.INSIDECommentary OLIVER NORTHAfter The Year of the Cover-up Oliver North is looking forward to something better in 2013.JERRY COXColumnist recalls the many special New Years he and his family spent overseas while he served in the U.S. Air Force PAGE 4 OUTDOORSDown South Christmas 1977:The inevitable happens when one brother gets a model helicopter and the other a .410 shotgunA to-do list for the NEW YEARColumnist Jim McClellan wont make resolutions but shares a list of wise suggestions for the new year. PAGE 10


Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JANUARY 2, 2013 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 Liberty Post & Barn Pole, Inc. Phone (850) 643-5995 CALHOUN COUNTYDecember 21 VOP, CCSO. VOCR, CCSO. child abuse, CCSO. December 23 VOP, CCSO. December 24 refusal to submit, CCSO. December 26 VOCC, CCSO. VOP, CCSO. failure to appear, CCSO. December 27 failure to appear, CCSO. VOSP, CCSO. failure to appear, CCSO. December 28 non support, CCSO. grand theft auto, CCSO.LIBERTY COUNTYDecember 17 holding for CCSO, CCSO. December 18 VOSP, LCSO. VOCP, LCSO. December 26 warrant for Calhoun Co. public), LCSO. December 27 holding for CCSO, CCSO. December 30 DUI, LCSO. S H E R IFFS LOG CITATIONS ISSUED: A ccidents Special details Business alarms Residential alarms Complaints Cataracts? Smart Lenses SM Close-up, Far away & In-between CALL TODAY for a Smart Lens Evaluation Mullis Eye Institute (2 Blks from Jackson Hospital) ACCEPTING NEW PA TIENTS www.bristoldentalclinic.com DENTURE LAB ON PREMISESSame-Day Service on R epairs & R elinesBristol Dental Clinic A Bristol man who ran a stop sign at the intersection of Dempsey Barron Road was later taken into custody and charged with DUI after driving haphazardly along S.R. 20 early Sunday morning. Liberty County Deputy Jonathan Gentry was on patrol around 1:30 a.m. Dec. 30 when he saw a vehicle go through a stop sign at the intersection of SR 20 and Dempsey Barron Road. The deputys report noted that the vehicle, which was traveling eastbound toward Hosford after leaving the intersection, crossed the center line of the road several times. strongly of an alcoholic beverage. When asked if he had been drinking, Hardly replied that he had one earlier. He pulled out a bottle of Bud Ice from behind his seat when the deputy asked if he had any open containers of alcohol in the vehicle. Hardy agreed to take a roadside sobriety test but was unsteady on his feet and unable to complete the exercises adequately. He was handcuffed and taken to jail. Two samples submitted for a breathalyzer test resulted in readings of .160 and .170, twice the legal limit of .08. Two more open containers were found during an inventory of Hardys vehicle, including one bottle and a cup that the driver said contained a mixed drink. photo of Hardy was taken. ARREST REPORTS compiled by Journal Editor Teresa Eubanks Man arrested after child is punched & has panic attackA 22-year-old man is being held without bond in the Calhoun County Jail after he allegedly punched a three-year-old child. Travis Knight, of Blountstown, was arrested on a charge of child abuse Dec. 21. According to the arrest report, three independent witnesses stated they saw Knight playing outside with the child at a Magnolia Street residence before he suddenly became angry with the youngster. Witnesses said he struck the said the youngster fell, lost its breath and then began having a panic attack.Cottondale man charged with stealing friends truckA Cottondale resident who reportedly borrowed a friends 2002 Toyota Tundra last August and never returned it was taken into custody Dec. 28 on a charge of grand theft auto. The trucks owner reported that he was at a friends home on Grady Tew Road in Altha last Aug. 1 when Christopher the vehicle for a quick trip to the store. When Walley failed to return with the truck, the owner contacted the Calhoun an unauthorized vehicle alert was issued after he stated that he did not want to press charges. after a family member that had been in touch with Walley said he was refusing to return the vehicle. The It was later discovered that Walleys drivers license had been revoked. Bristol man charged with DUI after running stop signMan charged with domestic battery by strangulation in dispute with girlfriend A 30-year-old Blountstown man was given a conditional release following his Dec. 19 arrest for domestic battery by strangulation of his girlfriend and battery on another woman. Deputies were dispatched to a residence on Marcus B. Lane around 3:22 p.m. following calls reporting an altercation between Theodious Moore and his girlfriend. While deputies were en route to the and stated that he was leaving the residence and would meet them nearby if they wanted to speak with him. Deputy Jody Hoagland went to meet Moore as Deputy John Sheetz arrived at the mobile home where he found several people who told him they had witnessed Moores actions. Moores girlfriend, who was not identified, said she and Moore had just left the hospital in Jackson County and were on their way home when she stopped for a red light. She said Moore got out of the vehicle and walked to Wal-Mart, where he met up with a friend who drove him back to Blountstown. He returned to their home before she did and began packing his belongings. When she got home, they began to argue. She said she told him that he needed to leave and they continued arguing. She said he pushed her head against the wall, pushed her down, grabbed her throat and began choking her. Her roommate and her niece were nearby in the home and pulled him away from her. Witnesses said Moore went outside. His girlfriends sister who lives next door told deputies she was in the back yard hanging up laundry when she heard screams and ran to the trailer. She said that she and Moore argued and he hit her on the left side of her face before riding off in a green SUV with a friend she could only identify as a white male.


JANUARY 2, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 3 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 ST AFFJohnny 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 CLJNewsThats how many copies of The Calhoun-Liberty Journal were distributed last week, ensuring plenty of coverage for your announcements and great response for our business advertisers! 5,310MARIANNAThe Chipola College Future Educators Club will host its sixth Annual Teacher Workshop, Saturday, Feb. 2, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 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, C lassroom 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 session at 8:15 a.m. are available, please RSVP to FEC Sponsor Casey Bush at bushc@ chipola.edu or phone 718-2449.Teacher workshop planned at Chipola College next month Wednesday, January 2 Monday, January 7 Tuesday, January 8 Sunday, January 6 Saturday, January 5 Thursday January 3 Friday, January 4 TODAYS MEETINGS 7 p.m., Altha VFD AA, 6 p.m., Altha Community Center 6 p.m., Fire House 7 p.m. (CT), Dixie Lodge in Btown 7 p.m., Apalachee Restaurant 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, Btown 6:30 p.m., City Hall TODAYS 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 Courthouse 10 a.m., Liberty 6 p.m., Altha Town Hall 7 p.m., Fire House 6 p.m., St. Paul AME Church in Blountstown Attend the Church of your choice this SundayJan. 6-12 6 p.m., W.T. Neal Civic Center 7-8 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, Hosford 2 p.m., Legion Hall in BtownBIRTHDAYS Anthony Combs, Nilsa Maria Prowant, Rhett Shuler, Robert Alexander Deason, Gerald Tranquille, Ricky Mayo BIRTHDAYS Lisa Godwin Debbie Peavy Margaret Rankin Christopher Summers BIRTHDAYS Amanda Phillips, Althamese Smith BIRTHDAY Sonny Sykes BIRTHDAYS Dawnie OBrian Angie Wood Blaine Peddie Sandee Goodson ANNIVERSARY Derringer & Whitney Edwards BIRTHDAY Robert Barber Clayton Isaac Orama Adult Dance, 8-12 p.m. at the Legion Hall in BlountstownBIRTHDAYS Chad Ramsey, Tabatha Connelly, Braison Flowers BHS Hoops for Hope basketball fundraiser Jan. 11 Blountstown High School will be hosting the annual Hoops for Hope PINK basketball game on Friday, Jan. 11 to raise money for cancer research. As part of this event, we will be lighting up the front of the school and Magnolia Square with pink lights from January 71. Each individual bulb will be in honor or in memory of someone who has been affected by cancer. If you would like to honor a loved one, you can pur chase a bulb for $1. The names of the honored individu als will be publicized the week of the event. We are also encouraging businesses, organizations and homes in town to participate in this activity by putting up a string of pink lights or a pink wreath to help support this worthwhile cause. We will also be selling pink longsleeved T-shirts to wear at the pink game for $15. To purchase a T-shirt, pink memory bulb, or for any addition al information, please contact Sharon Leonard-McCrone at (850) 674-5724, ext. 44, or e-mail her at sleonardmc crone@gmail.com. Friday, Jan. 11 the BHS Lady Tigers vs LCHS Bulldogs will compete at 4 p.m., the JV boys at 5:30 p.m. and the Varsity boys at 7 p.m. held at the new BHS Gymnasium. START THE NEW YEAR RIGHT! REVIVAL Revival begins Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 for two weeks at Word of Truth on 19397 SW South Street in Blountstown. The church is located behind City Tire on Highway 20 West. Services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 2 through Sunday, Jan. 16, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Sunday afternoons at 3 p.m.. Evangelist Steve Grimsley will be the guest speaker. Pastor Ron Baker cordially invites everyone. Blountstown Public Library reschedules January Story TimeThe Blountstown Public Library would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year. The Story Time Ladies want to let you all know that they will be at State Training for this summers FLYP program and will not be able to have the regular scheduled story time Thursday, Jan. 10. The regular story time schedule of Thursday and Saturday at 10 a.m. will resume Saturday, Jan. 12. Sorry for any inconvenience. Lets make 2013 a great year for reading. See you at The Blountstown Public Library. NEWS FROM THE PEWS Reception honoring Sheriff Tatum Jan. 3An appreciation reception honor ing Sheriff David Tatum will be held Thursday, Jan. 3 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement in the Frink Gym. Sheriff Tatum has honorably and respectfully served Calhoun County as sheriff for the past 12 years. The community is invited to show their appreciation to David and his family for their service. Altha Project Altha Project Graduation will be holding a 5K and Fun Run Fundraiser Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Altha Baseball Field. We need sponsors for this event For more information, please contact Michelle Lytle at (850) 643-7677Evangelist Steve Grimsley


Page 4 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JANUARY 2, 2013 COMMENTARY Now that Im one of those senior citi zens, I seem to reminisce more about times past. I guess that is because I have more past than future. The New Year is here, and for many its the time for resolutions. People resolving to diet, get in shape, get out of debt or just live better lives. Thats a good thing, but some do, but most dont. Why? Because we are humans and change isnt one of our strong suits. New Years cel ebrations have never been a major event in my life. There were no festive cel ebrations or parties for me during my Force. We were poor folks with kerosene lamps, outdoor toilets and water from a pitcher pump. The only social event for us was church on Sunday. New Years Day events took on more importance during my 32 years in the different places. Shortly after being married, we welcomed the New Year in Rantoul, Illinois where we rented a couple of rooms in a former barn. No celebration for us because we had no money. We were living in Germany in the group, but not so much in todays politically correct environment. Bongo Boards were a fad at that time. six-inch wooden logs about two feet feet long. The idea was that two people would mount their Bongo Boards, balance themselves, face each other and with a long stick like a broom handle, attempt to knock each other off their Bongo Board. So, someone brought the two Bongo lots who will accept any challenge to compete no matter how juvenile it may be. What could possibly go wrong? The Wing Commander with a few beers under his belt challenged anyone in the crowd to knock him off his Bongo Board. Of course, some lieuten lenge, mounted his Bongo Board and with one swipe of the stick caused the of cow feed. The laughing stopped when the Wing something. The medics were hailed who came to the club and carted off the Wing Commander to the local hospital. mander returned, on crutches with his leg in a cast. The partying resumed, and if I remember correctly, the Wing Commander bought a round for the house. but without Bongo Boards. We were in the NethNew Year arrived. We moved from Naples, Italy in the summer ing in the Netherlands is what the Dutch call row houses. In the U.S., we call them apartment complexes. The problem is that we had all our household goods and needed a standattached to a great restaurant for four cost of funding this event and forced us out on the local economy. to rent. I was deployed to Spain for six weeks during this house-hunting odyssey, so my wife had the problem friended by a very nice Dutch lady, and we were now without a place to live. The Dutch have summer camps where they spend a couple of weeks. Think of it like a RV park but with small cabins. We found one of these summer enclaves that was empty during the winter. The main building was a barn converted into a number of rooms along with one bathroom, a small kitchen and dining area. In the summer, the rooms were rented and like most Europeans, ing. The owner rented the entire barn to us. Our four children were with us so they all picked a room. They loved it. Great adventure. Florida State, escorted my mother and was a wonderful woman, and I loved her dearly. Our only cooking device was a two-burner hotplate, but she said, reminded us that cooking on a hotplate was easier than the cooking she did married. We bought a Christmas tree, the four kids made all the decorations, and the meal was superb. It was one of the best Christmases ever for the Cox family. while we were in the barn.New Years from times past CORNERJerry Cox is a retired military OXS Syne time again. Robert Burns is credScottish drinking and dancing ballad thats become a traditional part of New Years festivities. The most memorable verses never brought to mind and the chorus, syne, well take a cup o kindness yet for new beginnings. Thats a tough task this hard. But looking forward with hope for a Peering into a chasm from the edge of of government to grow in size, power and expense. But how many of us really expected that the fools in Washington would debt and ever-higher taxes? Nobody I know expected the Internal Revenue Ser our lives. up? Who believed the year would end with more emphasis on banning personons? Did anyone anticipate that our constitutionally protected freedoms would fall under the purview of the United Nawe still would face the prospect of prolonged global recession, radical Islamic chaos in the less genocide in Syria? But as we ring out cup o kindness yet for auld lang syne, what should we expect in the hension or anticipation? column know I suffer from a severe case of chronic optimism. Clip and save this column until next year so you can rate my powers of prognostication: The potentates of pork on the Potomac will kick the can down the road without breaking their toes. Taxes will go up for all of us, and Warren Buffett will pronounce it to be a good thing. anyway. Small businesses, the engine of ways to survive but not prosper. Washproductive endeavors. lary Clinton will recover from her concussion, but she wont recall what she did or didnt know about abysmal security at the U.S. Consulate in Bengthe most anti-U.S. military secretary of state in history will try to sweep the mess under the rug while promising reforms ways to punish Israel. and Furious gunrunning operation. Per sonnel reductions, cuts troops who defended us and offered others the hope of freedom will join private minded to keep our commitments to the men and women of our armed forces and their families and honor their service and sads sanguinary regime in Syria will put increasing pressure on the hagiocracy ruling in Tehran. Though the Obama administration lacks the will to support a second so. It will be the last chance to prevent the nuclear weapons. Vice Presiprotect our children with armed security guards in our schools. Instead, the B-Team will respond with a dramatic increase in families opting to home-school. and dangerous places by loving family members who prayed for my safe return. I will be reminded of friends from Vietgrateful for knowing them. ple. The lyrics are a reminiscence about not past events but relationships. Its people who help us weather the tough times Syne is a reminder to stay close to those we love and who love us in return. CommonSENSEBY OLIVER NORTHOliver North is the host of War Stories on Fox News Channel, the founder and honorary chairman of Freedom Alliance, and the author of American Heroes. Looking forward with hope for a better year in 2013


JANUARY 2, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 5 CLASSES RESUME MONDAY, JANUARY 7at The Ballet Studio on Central Ave. in Bristol TELEPHONE 643-9808 FOR MORE INFORMATIONe Bisto Bet Shl rivertowninsurance@hotmail.com RivertownINSURANCEMELISSA PITTSOwner/Agent COMMERCIALCall or come by today for a Quick Quote at 674-1520Located at the red light where the former !El seguro de automovil vendio aqui! ing BONNIE HAND BPD safety class and bike giveawayThe Blountstown Police Department gave a bicycle safety presentastudents from Blountstown Elementary School on Wednesday, Dec. 19. Tanner talked to them about ways to be safe on their bicycles at home, especially during their time off for Christmas break. Eddie Eagle was there too! The Police Department also gave away bicycles to several lucky students whose names were drawn out of a hat. W.R. Tolar teachers and staff cel ebrated their annual Christmas party Saturday, Dec. 15. The dinner was held at Reggae Js restaurant in Panama City Beach. The teachers and staff would like to offer a special thank you to the following people that donated door prizes to help make our evening special: School Board Members Roger Reddick and Tina Tharpe; Advantage Appraisal Inc., Michael Wright; Forgotten Coast Mortgage, Thomas Flowers; Rapunzels Hair Salon, Tammy Prichard; Apalachee Restaurant, Gary and Myrtle Richards; Swanky Baby, Holli Revell; Myrlenes, Rebecca Foran and Picture Ladies, Hungry Howies, Pizza Hut, Jobes Restaurant, Advanced Auto and W. R. Tolar School. Sincerely, W.R. Tolar teachers and staff W.R. Tolar and Hosford School would like to give a warm thank you to School Board member Roger Reddick. Every year at Thanksgiving Roger donates new jackets to students at W.R. Tolar and Hosford Schools. Thank you Roger! Sincerely, W.R. Tolar and Hosford School MESSAGES OF THANKS BIRTHDAYS Bird workshops offered at Landmark Park during JanuaryDOTHAN, AL Landmark Park will offer four educational bird workshops this January. Learn about in your own backyard. All workshops are free with paid gate admission and will be presented in the Interpretive Center Auditorium at 10 a.m. Registration is required. unteer, will present a workshop on Purple Martins. He has been growing his own gourds to serve as homes for these birds for many years. Suggs will share the secrets of attracting these predatory birds and their Workshop Saturday, Jan. 12, featuring new and updatbluebird populations in recent years. Manfready is a member of the North American Bluebird Society and he currently maintains four bluebird trails in Houston and Dale counties, including the one at Landmark Park, with a total of 75 boxes. His main focus is on in diverse environmental habitats. birds, you wont want to miss the Backyard Habitats workshop Saturday, Jan. 19. Troy University Dothan professor, Dr. Gary Manfready will share his knowledge of birds and gardening to help turn your garden into a backyard habitat for wildlife. Manfready will give tips and advice on which plants work best in attracting our beautiful feathered friends. shops with a Hummingbird Workshop Saturday, Jan. 26 Bassett is a licensed bird bander and is a mem organization dedicated to the study and preservation of hummingbirds. Bassett is known throughout the southeast for his work. He will share his extensive knowledge of hummingbirds with facts about nesting habits, food and caring for the feeders and migration patterns. Landmark Park is a 135-acre historical and natural science park located on U.S. Highway 431 North in Dothan, AL. For more information or to register for a workshop, contact the park at (334) 794-3452.


Page 6 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JANUARY 2, 2013 Class A CDL Flatbed Drivers J O B S DIESEL MECHANIC (Quincy, FL) Higdon Furniture Co. DFWPFax resumes to (850) 627-2486attn: Gwen or email to gwenc@higdonfurniture.com SCHEDULE: Monday Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Emergency & on-call responsibility ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Visually check meters and make accurate entries into electronic meter reading device. Change out meters, check valves and/or meter bottoms as needed. Assist with service orders and investigation orders. Change out meters occasionally read and maintain meters. Handle and troubleshoot customer complaints. Flushing Water Mains. Other duties as assigned. This is technical work assisting with and learning all aspects of the operation and maintenance of the Countys water treatment facilities. After instruction and orientation, quality and speed of work on routine duties should steadily become comparable to Knowledge/Education & Experience Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. Must possess a Class C Water Treatment the State of Florida (FAC 62-602) within a period of two (2) years, however, satisfactory progress toward obtaining the in one (1) year. Valid Florida Drivers License and good driving record. Skills Required/Desired: Basic tool, equipment, and vehicle maintenance, Basic computer skills, Ability to read and understand construction plans, Ability to Supervise In-Mates Abilities Required (work characteristics, behaviors, leadership abilities, etc.): Must have initiative and be resourceful in problem solving, Clear Speaking Voice/Legible Handwriting, Physical and Drug Screening required.Application deadline: Jan. 9, 2013 (1) position in the Meter Reading/Service Department.Liberty County Water Department Water T reatment Plant Operator T rainee PUBLIC AND LEGAL N OTICESPUBLIC NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE AIR PERMIT Florida Department of Environmental Protection Air Resource Section, Draft Title V Source Air Construction Permit Project No. 0770007-017-AC Rex Lumber, Bristol, Florida, Bristol Lumber Mill, Liberty County, Florida Applicant: The applicant for this project is Rex Lumber, Bristol, Florida. The applicants responare: Mr. Kenny Sparks, General Manager, Rex Lumber Bristol, Florida, P O Box 610, Bristol, FL 32321. Facility Location: The applicant operates the existing Bristol Lumber Mill, which is located in Liberty County on Highway 12 South in Bristol, Florida. Project: The proposed project will lengthen the existing steam-heated lumber drying Kiln 1, modify it from a batchprocess kiln to a continuous open-ended countercurrent kiln, and increase the maximum production capacity of the kiln from 66,000,000 board-feet per year to 85,000,000 board-feet per year. Permitting Authority: Applications for air construction permits are subject to review in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 403, Florida Statutes (F.S.) and Chapters 62-4, 62210 and 62-212 of the Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.). The proposed project is not exempt from the air permitting requirements and an air permit is required to perform the proposed work. The Permitting Authority responsible for making a permit determination for this project is the Department of Environmen tal Protections Air Resource Section in the Northwest District tys physical and mailing address is: 160 W. Government Street, Room 308, Pensacola, Florida 32502-5740. The Permitting Authoritys telephone number is 850/595-8300. Project File: A complete project tion during normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (except legal holidays), at the physical address indicated above to the Permitting Authority. The the Draft Permit, the Technical Evaluation and Preliminary Determination, the application and information submitted by the applicant (exclusive of con403.111, F.S.). Interested persons may contact the Permitting Authoritys project engineer for additional information at the address and phone number listed above. In addition, electronic copies of these documents are available on the following web air/emission/apds/default.asp. Notice of Intent to Issue Air Permit: The Permitting Authority gives notice of its intent to issue an air construction permit to the applicant for the project described above. The applicant has provided reasonable assurance that operation of proposed equipment will not adversely impact air quality and that the project will comply with all appropriate provisions of Chapters 62-4, 62-204, 62-210, 62-212, 62,213, 62,296 and 62-297, F.A.C. The Permitting Authority will issue a Final Permit in accordance with the conditions of the proposed Draft Permit unless a timely petition for an admin Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S., or unless public comment received in accordance with this notice results in a different of terms or conditions. Comments: The Permitting Authority will accept written comments concerning the proposed Draft Permit for a period of 14 days from the date of publication of this Public Notice. Written comments must be received by the Permitting Authority by close of business (5:00 p.m.) on or before the end of the 14day period. If written comments change to the Draft Permit, the Permitting Authority shall revise the Draft Permit and require, if applicable, another Public be made available for public inspection. Petitions: A person whose substantial interest are affected by the proposed permitting decision may petition for an administrative hearing in accordance with Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S. The petition must contain the information set forth below and the Departments Agency Clerk of the Department of Environmental Protection at 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Mail Station #35, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000 (Telephone: any persons other than those entitled to written notice under Secwithin 14 days of publication of this Public Notice or receipt of a written notice, whichever occurs F.S., however, any person who asked the Permitting Authority for notice of agency action may receipt of that notice, regard less of the date of publication. A petitioner shall mail a copy of the petition to the applicant at the above address indicated tion within the appropriate time period shall constitute a waiver of that persons right to request an administrative determination (hearing) under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S., or to intervene in this proceeding and participate as a party to it. Any subsequent intervention (in a proceeding initiated by another party) will be only at the approval with Rule 28-106.205, F.A.C. A petition that disputes the material facts on which the Permitting Authoritys action is based must contain the following information: (a) The name and address of each agency affected and tion number, if known; (b) The name, address and telephone number of the petitioner; the name address and telephone number of the petitioners representative, if any, which shall be the address for service purposes during the course of the proceeding; and an explanation of how the petitioners substantial rights will be affected by the agency determination; (c) A statement of when and how the petitioner received notice of the agency action or proposed decision; (d) A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition must so state; (e) A concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, petitioner contends warrant agencys proposed action; (f) A statutes the petitioner contends of the agencys proposed action including an explanation of how the alleged facts related to and, (g) A statement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stating precisely the action the petitioner wishes the agency to take with respect to the agencys proposed action. A petition that does not dispute the material facts upon which the Permitting Authoritys action is based shall state that no such facts are in dispute and otherwise shall contain the same information as set forth above, as required by Rule 28-106.3-1, F.A.C. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to may be different from the position taken by it in this Public Notice of Intent to Issue Air Permit. Persons whose substantial interests will be affected by any such Authority on the application have the right to petition to become a party to the proceeding, in accordance with the requirements set forth above. Mediation: Mediation is not available for this proceeding. 1-2, 1-9 ________________________________ADVERTISEMENT FOR QUALIFICATIONS BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF CHIPOLA COLLEGE Marianna, Florida 32446 For: RFQ 2013-01 Legal Services for the Board of Trustees Chipola College (CC) requests interested parties to submit referenced contract. RFQ documents are available at CC Human Resources Department located at: Chipola College Administration Building/Human Resources Department 3094 Indian Circle Marianna, FL 32446 Request for RFQ documents can be made by calling (850) 718-2205, via facsimile at (850) 718-2340, or by Email to davisk@chipola.edu (preferred method). by the Human Resources Department no later than 2:00 p.m. CST on Monday, Janureceived after such time will be returned unopened. Contact Karan Davis, Associate Vice President of Human Resources at (850) 718-2205 for further information. M/WBEs are encouraged to participate in the RFQ process.________________________________IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR LIBERTY COUNTY CASE NO.: 11-144-CA JOSEPH S. SHULER and MARLENE P. SHULER, Plaintiffs, v. RI C HAR D C. RI CK Y STA FFOR D, INSULATION D ISTRIBUTORS, INC., BENNETT EUBANKS OIL CO., INC., and any unknown parties, including any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees and spouses, and all other parties claiming by, through, under or against the named defendants. Defendants. ________________________ CLERKS NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with Plaintiffs Final Judgment of Foreclosure, entered on December 20, 2012 in the above styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash on January 22, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern T ime, at the Liberty County Courthouse located at 10818 NW SR 20 in Bristol, Florida, 32321, a one half interest as a tenant in common in the property described on Exhibit A. EXHIBIT A PARCEL #1 (Parcel ID #0311S-7W-01992-022) A parcel of land lying in Section 30 and 31, Township 1 South, Range 7 West, Liberty County, Florida, and being more particularly described as follows: Begin at a concrete monument (PSM 5024) marking the Northeast corner of lands as described in 421 of the Public Records of said County, and run thence North 66 degrees 20 minutes 37 seconds East 606.49 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar with cap (PSM 3031) on the Westerly maintained right of way boundary of an un-named dirt roadway: thence North 00 degrees 11 minutes 23 seconds West along said Westerly maintained Right of Way boundary a distance of 610.36 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar (PSM 3031); thence South 89 degrees 48 minutes 37 seconds West 720.00 feet to a 5/l8 inch rebar (PSM 3031); thence North 00 degrees 11 minutes 23 seconds West 292.00 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar (PSM 3031); thence South 89 degrees 59 minutes 14 seconds West 214.20 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar (PSM 3031); thence South 00 degrees 19 minutes 25 seconds West 1313.72 feet to a concrete monument (PSM 5024) marking the Northwest corner Records Book 121 Page 577 of said Public Records; thence North 66 degrees 20 minutes 37 seconds East along the Northern Boundary of said lands and the Northern Boundary of said lands Book 122 Page 421, a distance of 424.73 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Containing 19.05 acres, more or less. Less and Except that sold to Wesley V. Montford Per O.R. Book 188, Page 352, Public Records of Liberty County, Florida. Containing 10.44 acres. ALSO: PARCEL #2 (Parcel ID #031-1S-7W-01992-023) A parcel of land lying in Section 31, Township 1 South, Range 7 West, Liberty County, Florida, and being more particularly described as follows: Commence at a concrete monument (PSM 5024) marking the Northeast corner of lands as described in 421 of the Public Records of said County, and run; thence North 66 degrees 20 minutes 37 seconds East 606.49 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar with cap (PSM 3031) on the westerly maintained Right of Way boundary of an un-named dirt roadway; thence North 00 degrees 11 minutes 23 seconds West along said Westerly maintained Right of Way boundary a distance of 610.36 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar (PSM 3031); thence South 89 degrees 48 minutes 37 seconds West 720.00 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar (PSM 3031); thence North 00 degrees 11 minutes 23 seconds West 292.00 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar (PSM 3031); thence South 89 degrees 59 minutes 14 seconds West 800.57 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar (PSM 3031) on the Northerly projection of an old fence line; thence South 00 degrees 42 minutes 59 seconds West along said old fence line a distance of 1523.46 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar (PSM 3031) for the POINT OF BEGINNING; From said POINT OF BEGINNING thence East 72.19 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar (PSM 3031); thence South 215.00 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar (PSM 5024) marking the Northwest corner of lands as de 99 Page 292 of said Public Records; thence South 00 degrees 02 minutes 45 seconds West along the Western boundary of said lands a distance of 395.05 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar (PSM 5024) on the Northwesterly Right of Way boundary of County Road Number S-379 (80.00 feet Right of Way); said point also lying on a curve concave to the Southeast; thence Southwesterly along said Northwesterly Right of Way boundary and said curve with a radius of 1950.08 feet through a central angle of 00 degrees 15 minutes 35 seconds for an arc distance of 8.84 feet (the chord of said are being South 42 degrees 13 minutes 23 seconds West 8.84 feet) to a State Road Department concrete monument for the end of said curve; thence continue along said Northwesterly Right of Way boundary South 42 degrees 05 minutes 36 seconds West 203.09 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar (PSM 3031) on the Southwesterly projection of an old fence line; thence North 05 degrees 42 minutes 27 seconds East along said fence line a distance of 606.47 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar (PSM 3031); thence North 03 degrees 27 minutes 17 seconds East 164.13 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Containing 1.59 acres, more or less. ALSO: PARCEL #3 (Parcel ID #031-1S-7W-01992-023) A parcel of land lying in Section 30 and 31, Township 1 South, Range 7 West, Liberty County, Florida, and being more particularly described as follows: Commence at a concrete monument (PSM 5024) marking the Northeast corner of lands as described Page 421 of the Public Records of said County, and run; thence North 66 degrees 20 minutes 37 seconds East 606.49 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar with cap (PSM 3031) on the Westerly maintained boundary of an un-named dirt roadway; thence North 00 degrees 11 minutes 23 seconds Westerly maintained Right of Way Boundary a distance of 610.36 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar (PSM 3031); thence South 89 degrees 48 minutes 37 seconds West 720.00 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar (PSM 3031); thence North 00 degrees 11 minutes 23 seconds West 292.00 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar (PSM 3031); thence South 89 degrees 59 minutes 14 seconds West 214.20 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar (PSM 3031); From said POINT OF BEGINNING thence continue South 89 degrees 59 minutes 14 seconds 586.37 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar (PSM 3031) on the Northerly projection of an old fence line; thence South 00 degrees 42 minutes 59 seconds West along said old fence line a distance of 1523.46 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar (PSM 3031); thence East 72.19 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar (PSM 3031); thence South 215.00 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar (PSM 5024) marking the Northwest corner Record Book 99, Page 292 of said Public Records; thence North 66 degrees 26 minutes 54 seconds East 217.78 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar (PSM 5024) marking the Northeastern corner of said lands, said point also marking the Southwestern corner of lands Book 162 Page 206 of said Public Records; thence North 35 degrees 07 minutes 33 seconds West 220.62 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar (PSM 5024) marking the Northwestern corner of said lands; thence North 70 minutes 55 seconds 46 degrees East 479.69 feet to a concrete monument (PSM 5024) marking the Northwestern corner of lands Book 121 Page 577 of said Public Records; thence North 00 degrees 19 minutes 25 seconds East 1313.72 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Containing 20.00 acres, more or less. Less and Except that sold to Albert L. Bryant and wife, Kimberly A. Bryant Per O.R. Book 174, Page 34, Public Records of Liberty County, Florida and Per O.R. Book 175, Page 223, Public Records of Liberty County, Florida. Containing 9.99 acres. ALSO: PARCEL #4 (Parcel ID #031-1S-7W-01992-000) A parcel of land lying in Section 31, Township 1 South, Range 7 West, Liberty County, Florida and being more particularly described as follows: Commence at a concrete monument (PSM 5024) marking the Northeast corner of lands as described in 421 of the Public Records of said county, and run thence North 66 degrees 20 minutes 37 seconds East 606.49 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar with cap (PSM 3031) on the Westerly maintained right of way boundary of an un-named dirt roadway; thence North 00 degrees 11 minutes 23 seconds West along said Westerly maintained Right of way boundary a distance of 610.36 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar (PSM 3031), said Point also being the Northeast corner of property described in 391, Public Records of Liberty County, Florida for the Point of Beginning. Thence South 89 degrees 48 minutes 37 seconds West 720 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar (PSM 3031); thence North 00 degrees 11 minutes 23 seconds West 292 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar (PSM 3031) to an iron rod and cap (marked #7106); thence run East 720 feet; thence South 292 feet more or less to the Point of Beginning. Containing 4.8 acres. Less that to Kathy Britt Book 170, Page 484, Public Records of Liberty County, Florida. Containing 3.8 acres. ALSO: PARCEL #5 (Parcel ID #031-1S-7W-01992-017) A parcel of land lying in Section 31, Township 1 South, Range 7 West, Liberty County, Florida and being more particularly described as follows: Commence at a concrete monument (PSM 5024) marking the Northeast corner of lands as described in 421 of the Public Records of said County, and run; thence North 66 degrees 20 minutes 27 seconds East 606.49 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar with cap (PSM 3031) on the Westerly maintained boundary of an un-named dirt roadway; thence South 00 degrees 11 minutes 23 seconds East along said Westerly boundary a distance of 330.99 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar with cap (PSM 3031) on the Northerly right of way boundary of County Road #379 (70 foot right of way), for the Point of Beginning, said point also lying on a curve concave to the Northwest; thence Northeast along said Northerly right of way boundary of said County Road #379 a distance of 35 feet more or less to the Southwest corner Record Book 155, Page 480 of the Public Records of said county; thence North along the Westerly boundary of said property a distance of 443.21 feet more or less to the Northwest corner of lands as described in 318 of the Public Records of said County, thence continue North along the westerly boundary of said lands 290.33 feet more or less to the Northeast corner of said lands; thence South 46 degrees 16 minutes 00 seconds East 300.96 feet more or less to the Northwest corner of lands Book 153, Page 58 of the Public Records of said County; thence North 43 degrees 44 minutes 31 seconds East 210 feet more or less to the Northeast corner of said lands; thence South 46 degrees 16 minutes 00 seconds East 40 feet more or less to a 5/8 inch rebar with cap (PSM 3031) said point also being the boundary line of lands described Page 529, Public Records of said county: thence North along said boundary line of said property 521.82 feet to a 5/8 inch rebar with cap (PSM 3031) said point also being the North boundary of said Section; thence West 45 feet more or less along said North boundary line to the Southwest corner of lands described 193, Public Records of said County; thence North 62 feet more or less to the Southeast cial Record Book 170 Page 392, Public Record of said County: thence West 375 feet more or less to a point due North of the Point of Beginning thence South 1261.99 feet more or less to the Point of Beginning. Containing 6.26 acres.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 PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.Dated this 26 day of Dec., 2012. KATHLEEN BROWN, Clerk Liberty County Circuit Court P.O. Box 399, Bristol, FL 32321 by: V. Summers, Deputy Clerk1-2, 1-9


JANUARY 2, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 7 Classes begin at Calhoun Liberty Hospital cafeteria Tuesday, January 8 5 p.m. (CT)* FREE Nicotine Replacement Therapy for class participants. For pre-registration, call Wanda Armstrong at (850) 674-5411 ex. 240 Now board scrambling to come up with a new plan quickly. We met and decided we would go independent as a board and apply for ourselves, she said. When the state pulled out it created a whole set of problems, according to Dr. Gene Charbonneau. We had a viable organization going on and were able to combine federal, state and community resources. It was a good system but the governor didnt believe the Department of Health should be in the primary care business. Since it opened, the centers reach has expanded into part of Gadsden County and Calhoun County. There are 7,000 patients being taken care of at that clinic, according to Smith. They come from Greensboro, Altha, Sumatra and even some from western Leon County, she said. She is hoping the citizens group will be able to continue running the facility and is looking forward to it expanding. We want it to grow into a full blown community health center for Liberty and Calhoun County, she said, adding, Were way past due. But theyre not the only group who would like to run the center. Joel Montgomery, CEO of North Florida Medical Centers (NFMC) of Tallahassee, is also applying for the grant. NFMC operates 12 community health centers in the panhandle, including Wewahitchka Medical Center in Gulf County, Jessie Furlow Medical Center in Gadsden County, Eastpoint Medical Center in Franklin County and Wakulla Medical Center in Wakulla County. Montgomery spoke to the Liberty County Commission in November in hopes they would give his company a letter of support. He explained that because payroll, accounting, human resources and billing were all handled through their Tallahassee could focus their resources on patient care. He supplied documentation showing that an assessment by the Bureau of Primary Health found LCHC had not met the requirements in 11 of 18 categories, while NFMC was found lacking in only one instance regarding a list of sites and services that are no longer active. LCHC was listed as not meeting program requirements in the following areas: The assessment found inconsistencies on a form from LCHC, which: The Liberty County Commission chose to back the local group. We were very blessed to have the Liberty County Commission give us their only letter of support and Calhoun County did the same thing, Smith said. They also got a letter of support from the Health Department Director and Calhoun-Liberty Hospital. Its too early to know what they would do about reasonable. Approximately 17 to 18 employees working with the health center learned just before Christmas that their jobs would be ending. Termination letters said their last day of work would be April 30. Theres been a loss of patients because of the pulling away of the health department, Smith said. We plan to build that business back up. She said that she has been asked to take on the job of CEO should the local group get the grant. They will also hire a CFO. Unfortunately, we will have to outsource a lot The health department director said Tuesday that all services at the center will continue as normal up to April 30. Once the grant recipient is announced, well work to transition our services and do what we can to ease the transition of care, according to Manspeaker. The only thing transitioning away from us is adult primary care, she said, referring to mental and behavioral health. Should the local group receive the grant, they will have to provide their own bookkeeping, clerical staff and all the infrastructure of a doctors office, she said. Theyll also be responsible for their own malpractice insurance. While the local board will have a lot of work to do to build up the center, Montgomery said it would be a seamless transition for NFMC. He said when Tallahassee Memorials Eastpoint facility closed in Franklin County on a Friday, his group stepped in and had it in operation as North Florida Medical Center the following Monday. He said there are many advantages for the Liberty and Calhoun County area if NFMC is awarded the grant. Were experienced, we have key management staff, quality assurance plans and agreements as well as existing billing and collections all in place, he said. Grand OpeningJan. 7 at 10 a.m.SHARON RENEESNEW & GE N TLY USED CLOTHI NG Become a Volunteer difference in a childs life.FLORIDA Guardian ad Litem FoundationPHONE (850) 410-4642 Heating & Air Conditioning FL LIC. # CMC1249570 (850) 674-4777Whaley WhaleyAPPLYING FOR THE FQHC GRANT:Liberty Community Health CareBOARD MEMBERS Liberty County Liberty County Liberty County Liberty County Liberty County Liberty County Liberty County Liberty County Liberty County Gadsden CountyRNorth Florida Medical CentersFounded in 1995, NFMC Federal funds to run the health center, at $750,000 per year for three years, will total $2,250,000FQHC GRANT CONTINUED FROM THE FRONT PAGE Thoughts on the New Year Benjamin Franklin, Author, Inventor & Diplomat Ellen Goodman, American Journalist Albert Einstein, Theoretical Physicist Brooks Atkinson, American Theatre Critic


Christmas at the OK Corral Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JANUARY 2, 2013 ...was the title of Tolar Schools third grade class Christmas play held recently, which begins with the townspeople of Snowy Gulch decorating the O.K. Corral for their big Christmas celebration. The drama starts when Bubble Gum Bart (Calvin Keene) threatens to coat the town and the people in bubble gum if they dont stop their plans for a Christmas celebration. The Candy Cane Kid (Adam Layne) is summoned by Santa Claus (Austin Goff) to go help the townspeople. All ends well when the Candy Cane Kid confronts Bubble Gum Bart, then all the townspeople let Bubble Gum Bart know they really care about him. 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 Shop with Ruth from 9-10 a.m. ET (sometimes even longer!) Buy, Sell, Trade or Give Stuff Away.K102.7 is the voice of the Liberty County Bulldogs, the Blountstown High Tigers & Florida Gators The Chipola College Center for the Arts is a little brighter with the Wall of Stars beaming with the names of those who have supported the arts with donations to the Applause! fundraising campaign. Here, Dr. Daniel Powell, Associate Dean of Fine and Performing Arts and Joan Stadsklev, Co-chair of the Applause! campaign look over the Wall of Stars. Wall of Stars at Chipola Master Gardeners plan seed swap at Landmark Jan. 26DOTHAN, AL On Saturday, Jan. 26, Landmark Park and the Wiregrass Master Gardeners will hold a Seed Swap in honor of National Seed Swap Day. This event will provide an opportunity for new and seasoned gardeners to swap seed. Similar to a potluck dinner, gardeners are encouraged to bring samples of share with others. The park is especially interested in obtaining heirloom seed from area families that have been passed down for generations. The fun is from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Stokes Activity Barn and lasts. A special presentation will be given on seed saving by Rachel Dykes. The seed swap is free with paid admission. The purpose of the Seed Swap is to swap Heirloom seeds to help preserve heritage (non-hybrid) seeds. Participants should bring seeds cleaned, packaged and labeled with registration information. A copy of the registration form for each package can be found at www.landmarkpark.com and should be included. no more than half of the supply until everyone has participated. Visitors without seeds to swap can still attend. Seed will be available to get started. Landmark Park is a 135-acre historical and natural science park located on U.S. Highway 431 North in Dothan, AL. For more information, contact the park at (334) 794-3452.


JANUARY 2, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 9 OBITUARIESKAY EDWINA ONEAL DAVIS BLOUNTSTOWNKay Edwina ONeal Davis, 43, of Blountstown, passed away Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012 at her home. She was born in T allahassee and had lived in Blountstown for the past 15 years. She received her masters degree from Florida A & M U niversity and was a social worker for Department of Children and Family Services in Gadsden County for several years. She was preceded in death by her twin sister, Karen ONeal. Survivors include her husband, Michael Davis of Blountstown; her parents, John Thomas and Bethany (Clark) ONeal; one brother, Shawn ONeal and his wife, Nicole of T allahassee; his grandmother, Helen Clark of Valdosta, GA; two nephews, S eth and Jonathan, aunts, uncles and other extended family. Services were held Saturday, Dec. 29 at Adams Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be held Satur day, Jan. 12 at 2 p.m. (ET) in Hillcrest Cemetery in Quincy. Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh.com. BRIAN BEILER BLOUNTSTOWN Brian Beiler, 35, of Blountstown, passed away W ednesday, Dec. 26, 2012. He was a lifelong resident of Blountstown and was a graduate of Blountstown High S chool. He was an air-conditioner repairman and a roofer. In his spare time he loved to He was preceded in death by his paternal grandpar ents, Sam and Mary Beiler; his maternal grandfather, Gilbert Mangas and his father, Marvin Beiler. S urvivors include his wife, T iffany (Melvin) Beiler of Blountstown; one son, Brian Jacob Beiler; one daughter, Kalee Breann Beiler; his paternal grandmother, Betty Beiler of Virginia; his maternal grandmother, Shirley Mangas of Blountstown; his mother, Sandra Seaman and her husband, Ralph; three sisters, Beth T ye and her husband, Brians special brother-in-law, T ony of Grand Ridge, Joanna Kelly of Louisiana and Cassi Simmons of Blountstown; one stepsister, Sherrie Peterson of Altha, four nephews and one niece and a special buddy, Paul Corlette. Services were held Sunday, Dec. 30 at Adams Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Allan Nichols ofAdams Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh.com. JAMES P AUL THOMAS ALTHAJames Paul Thomas, 95, of Altha, passed away T uesday, Dec. 25, 2012 at his home. He was born December 14, 1917 in Altha and lived there all of his life. He was a retired farmer and store keeper as Pentecostal Holiness faith. He was preceded in death by his wife, Georgia Thomas; one daughter, Georgia Faye Scheon; two grandsons, James David Henderson and Michael Allen Thomas; and one great-granddaughter, Kaitlin Ann Thomas. Survivors include his daughter, Gail Mears and her husband, T im of Altha; three sons, Larry Thomas and his wife, Sharon of T renton, Gene Thomas and his wife, Barbara and Roger Thomas and his wife, Gidget, grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services were held Friday, Dec. 28 at Sunny Hill Pentecostal Holliness Church with Reverend Larry Cemetery. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. SHIRLEY HORNSBY WEEKS WHITED WILLIAMS HOSFORD S hirley Hornsby W eeks W hited W illiams, 65, of Hosford, passed away S unday, Dec. 23, 2012 in T allahassee. She moved to Hosford in the early 80s and attended Rock Bluff Assembly of God Church. She was a Liberty County High School graduate and retired from the Department of Agriculture as an accountant in 2000. She liked going on cruises and being with her grandchildren. S he was preceded in death by her previous husbands, James Buddy Whited and George Dallas W illiams, Jr.; her father, Howard Hornsby; two sisters, Joann Hornsby and Margie Matthews and one grandchild, Juston Brown. Survivors include her mother, Eddie Mae Hornsby; three daughters, Angela W eeks-Samanie and her husband, Lawrence, Sheri Creel and her husband, Chris, all of T allahassee and T eresa Vinson and her husband, Kevin of Grand Ridge; one brother, Eugene Hornsby and his wife, Margie of T allahassee and one sister, Betty grandchildren, Chelsea, Victoria, Rebecca, Kimberly and Kevin W ayne. Services were held Saturday, Dec. 29 at Rock Bluff Assembly of God Church with Reverend Mitchell Cemetery. Adams Funeral Home in Bristol was in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh.com. MARTHA ALEXANDER BAGGETT ALTHAMartha Alexander Baggett, 85, of Altha, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 in Altha. A life long resident of Altha, she was a member of Sunny Hill Pentecostal Holiness Church. She was retired from Baggetts Group Home where she worked for many years. S he was preceded in death by her parents, James W ill and Nora Mae (Spivey) Alexander; two sons, James Franklin and Robert Sangster; two brothers, James and Bill Alexander; three sisters, Helen Rabon, Evelyn Ribnbark and Edith W illiams, three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Survivors include one son, John Derek Sangster of Altha; three daughters, Janice Atwell and her husband, T om, Sherry Grover and her husband, James Jr., all brothers, George Alexander of Pensacola and Jerry Alexander of Sneads; one sister, Betty Yager of Dade City, 15 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren and 18 great-great-grandchildren. Services were held T uesday, Jan. 1 at Sunny Hill Pentecostal Holiness Church with Reverend Larry Cemetery. Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh.com. WHITE SPRINGS COMMUNITYSallie Boden, 69, of White Springs Community, passed away Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. She moved up from Miami in 1971 and had then lived in Bristol for 43 years. She worked for T allahassee Memorial Hospital for 33 years before retiring. Survivors include her husband of 48 years, Billy dren and two great-grandchildren. No funeral services are planned at this time. Memorialization will be by cremation and her ashes will be scattered in the family plot. JAMES WILLARD ALEXANDER WEW AHITCHKA James W illard Alexander, 88, of W ewahitch ka, passed away Dec. 27, 2012. He was born February 21, 1924. A dedicated son to his parents, he was also a dedicated and loving father and grandfather. He loved animals, especially horses and the farms he lived on during his lifetime. He served in the Army during He owned Alexander & Sons Plumbing in Boone, IA with his wife. The family lived in Boone for 13 years, later returning to this area where he subsequently retired from Union Local 229 of Panama City. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ernestine Sangster Alexander; his parents, James W illiam and Nora Spivey Alexander; three sisters, Evelyn Rivenback, Edith W illiams and Helen Rabon; one brother, Billy (W illiam) Alexander; two sons, James Houston and Larry Eugene Alexander. Survivors include two brothers, George and Jerry Alexander; two sisters, Martha Baggett and Betty Yager; one son, Garry Dene Alexander; three daughters, Cynthia Susan Dunn and her husband and his closest and best friend, Thomas Earl and his baby daughter, ing; eight grandchildren, T racy Alan Alexander and his other, J.D. May, T ravis Arron Alexander, Andi Marie Berglund and her husband Jim, Angela Novak, Kami Ashley Danielle Stewart and her husband, Jason and Danny Edward Gray, Jr.; seven great-grandchildren, Danielle N icole Alexander, Kayla Christian Alexander, Ramsey Marie Berglund, Katelynn Elizabeth Novak, Isabella Aisley W aldram, Jasmyn T aylor Hicks and Christina Michell Grey. S ervices were held Monday, Dec. 30 at Peavy Funeral Home. Interment followed in Sunny Hill Cemetery. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. A VIE LOU TYRE BLOUNTSTOWNAvie Lou T yre, 91, of Blountstown, passed away T uesday, Dec. 25, 2012 in Shenandoah, TX. Born in Clarksville, she was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church in Sycamore. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Allen T yre, Sr.; her parents, Bidle and Ella Mae (W eathers) Roland; one son, Albert Eugene T yre and a brother, Luther Roland. Survivors include two sons, Robert Allen T yre, Jr. of Sneads and Charlie Mac T yre of Spring, TX, seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Services were held Monday, Dec. 31 at Adams Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend T im Rhoads ofAdams Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh.com. All existing pre-need and at need contracts are now handled by the Bevis family and staff.All operations of the funeral process will be handled on location at 12008 NW State Road 20.CALL 643-3636Todd Wahlquist, Rocky Bevis & Ed PeacockLicensed Funeral Directors & Crematoryevis FuneralHome Bof Bristol of Bristol Telephone (850) 674-2266 Y our hometown funeral home since 1994A Hometown Funeral Director You Can Trust and Depend On!Funeral Services with Dignity, Caring and Professionalism. Marlon PeavyPeavy Funeral Home& CrematoryJOSEPH BILL ABBOTT CALHOUN COUNTYJoseph Bill Abbott, 78, of Calhoun County, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012. He was born March 29, 1934 at Broad Branch in Calhoun County. He was a lifelong resident of Calhoun County and was retired from the City of Blountstown. He was of the Protestant faith. He was preceded in death by his parents, Acey and Martha (Adkins) Abbott; two brothers, W illiam and Johnny Abbott and two sisters, Francis T aylor and Carrie T ucker. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Bonnie (Armstrong) Abbott; one son, Eddie Abbott and his wife, Doris; two daughters, T ammy Moore and her husband, Anthony of Altha and Rachel McCoy and her husband, John; two sisters, Ida Silva of Apalachicola and Lucy Abbott of Blountstown; one brother, Sonny Abbott and his wife, Joanna of T allahassee; one granddaughter, Lela of Bonifay; one grandson, John Boy McCoy; two great-grandchildren, Lucas and Madison McCoy, both of Blountstown; four step-grandsons, Colton, Colby, Cameron and Cayson Moore of T allahassee and a host of nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Services will be held W ednesday, Jan. 2 at 2 p.m. at Adams Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Riley morial Cemetery near Blountstown. Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh.com. HARRY LANGFORD FUQUA MARIANNA Harry Langford Fuqua, 76, of Marianna, passed away Friday, Dec. 28, 2012. He was born in Jacksonville and was raised in Altha on a dairy farm. He was a graduate of Altha High School, Chipola College and the University of Florida. He was a former District Director and County Executive Director for Agriculture Stabilization & Conservation Services in Jackson County, a member of Marianna First United Methodist Church and the Marianna Elks Club. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of the Mark Out Coffee Club since 1961. He retired as a business owner in Marianna having owned Fuqua & Davis, Inc. since the 1970s. He was a fun loving family man with a passion for his model trains and memorabilia from his days as a gas station owner. He loved visiting his friends and could always be counted on for a good story and a funny joke. He was preceded in death by his parents, John D. and Lucille Fuqua. Survivors include his wife, Vicki Fuqua; two sons Matthew Fuqua and his wife, Pam and Jonathan Fuqua and his wife, Julie, all of Marianna; one stepson, Brian Hannon and his wife, Dr. Sharon Krieger of Mt. Kisko, NY; one stepdaughter, Denise Hannon of T allahassee; four grandchildren, Harrison, Emily and Ellory Fuqua and Cameron Robbins of Marianna; two brothers, Don Fuqua and his wife, Carla of St. Augustine and Kenneth Fuqua and his wife, Monica of T allahassee and three special family members, James, T raci and Madison Robbins of Jacksonville. Services were held Sunday, Dec. 30 at Marianna First United Methodist Church with Reverend Bill ment followed in Chipola Cemetery Members of the Mark Out Coffee Club were asked to serve as honorary pallbearers. Marianna Chapel Funeral Home in Marianna was in charge of the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Fuqua Family S cholarship, Chipola College, 3094 Indian Circle, Marianna, FL 32446. Expressions of sympathy may be submitted online at www.mariannachapelfh.com. SALLIE BODEN


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