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CALHOUNLIBERTY J OURNAL THE W ednesday FEB. 27, 2013 Vol. 33, No. 9 50 includes tax BHS weightlifting champ killed in Oklahoma shooting Thursday by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor The way he was always smiling and laughing, it just seemed like he had all his stuff together. Nothing could make him mad, says Blountstown High School senior Christian Pierce about his friend Chaz Fain. The two friends shared the nose guard position on the school football team. I was his backup last year when he was a senior, he said. We went fishing sometimes, rode around town and went to the volleyball games cheerleaders when we were on the sidelines, Christian recalled. He learned last week that he will never share another laugh with Chaz, tease him about his height or hear him offer encouragement to another weightlifter. Chaz Fain was killed during a shooting at an apartment complex in Tulsa, OK, where the 18-year-old had moved to attend Spartan School of Aeronautics. When police arrived at Spartan Landing Apartments Thursday night in response to a other men two just 18, another 19 were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. knew each other, according to the Tulsa Police Department. Two of the injured men shared an apartment with the alleged shooter. Hopkins is being charged with one count of with intent to kill. The police said the motive for the shooting is not known. He was a jokester, BHS Coach Greg Jordan said about Chaz. He liked to clown around but he knew when to be serious. One thing he was very serious about was weightlifting. It was his passion, the coach said. The 5 competitor won a state class. We played football but our main thing was weightlifting, said close friend Ryan Hathcox, who went on to win a state title himself the next year. Chaz taught Ryan a lot about weightlifting after he won his state title, said BHS teacher teased Ryan for a whole year. He encouraged him to do what he needed to do and was a good, positive role model. She called Chaz a little stick of dynamite, pointing out that despite his size, when he was guys twice his size. When he heard Friday morning that Chaz had been killed, Ryan didnt believe it. I called his cell phone twice, he said. He said the tragic shooting death of his good friend has given him a little perspective. Now, as a senior getting ready to graduate in a few weeks, he said he, doesnt take stuff lightly anymore. Coach Jordan saw Chaz just three weeks earlier when he was home for a visit. He realized that making the move alone to Oklahoma was a big step for Chaz, and saw that he was preparing for his future with hopes of becoming a jet engine mechanic. And until last weeks tragedy, the coach said, He had his whole life ahead of him. Chaz Fain is shown in a photo with his father posted on his Facebook page in December. by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Despite collecting DNA evidence at the scene of a burglary in Calhoun County, it took more than three years to make an arrest because the suspects DNA wasnt in the system at that time. Shirley White Lucas, 62, of Wewahitchka, has been charged with burglary of a structure for a break-in in Altha in late 2009 after a match was made with her DNA and DNA found at the scene. The suspects DNA was recently entered into the Combined DNA Index System, known as CODIS, when she was placed on supervised probation this past November following her arrest on felony drug charges. the scene Dec. 3, 2009 by property owner Broward Vickery, he found someone had entered the residence by breaking a window. Several drops of blood found in the home gave them plenty of evidence to work with. Samples were taken from a drop found on the inside bottom of the window, from the refrigerator handle and from a DNA match made over three years after burglary SHIRLEY A. LUCAS Suspects DNA goes in system after she is put on probation small amount of blood found on the tip of a knife that had been left in a chair. A piece of stereo equipment covered with empty bleach jug left on the kitchen counter and a back door knob were also swabbed for DNA and submitted for processing. A 19-inch t.v., two red tool boxes with tools, an antique clock and a microwave were among several items taken from the home. Two months before the break-in, Vickery discovered that some things had been taken from a nearby shed including a push mower, gas can and battery charger. He said he did not report that theft because it was unlikely the property RIVERS RISING Sheriff's Log.....2 Arrest Reports..............2, 8 PEOPLE: Birthdays, weddings, anniversaries...4 Community Calendar and Events....................5 Cartoons, Commentary and Letters................6 Outdoors Down South.....7 Obituaries.........11 The Suduko Puzzle & Horoscope return........12 The winning entry in the City of Bristol Logo Contest, pictured at right, was submitted by Frank Severance and Laurie Red to share the good news, he gave all the credit to Reddick. The logo will go on signs, vehicles and letterhead. The con test was sponsored by the Bristol City Council. Several great entries were considered before the winner was selected. LEFT: Mayor Cutshaw congratulates Reddick and Severance. Reddick,Severance win Bristol City logo contest Youngsters gather around James Bobo Fay, a cast member with the Animal Planet show Finding Bigfoot for autographs last week in Hosford. Bobo and the other stars of the show ment of their series at Hosfords Wesleyan Church. See page 14 for the story and more photos. TONY SHOEMAKE PHOTO Following several days of heavy rainfall, Liberty County Emergency Management Director Rhonda Lewis estimates the county received between 10 and 12 inches of rain alone on Monday and Tuesday. The rivers are still rising, she said Tuesday afternoon. She said the Apalachicola River is expected to crest at 24 or 25 feet by Friday. The Och lockonee River, shown here, is expected to do the same. JOHNNY EUBANKS PHOTO
Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL FEBRUARY 27, 2013 CALHOUN COUNTY February 18 Ericka Bess, VOP, CCSO. Cynthia Coleman, Florida Com munication Fraud Act (petty theft with two or more theft convictions), BPD. February 19 John Paul Yon, felony domestic battery with strangulation, CCSO. Michael Lynn, violation of injunc tion, CCSO. Brandice Kitchen, child abuse, CCSO. Patrick Pegouski, child abuse, CCSO. February 20 Jamie Koonce, non-support, CCSO. February 21 Shirley Lucas, burglary of a struc ture, CCSO. Wesley Stephens, VOP, CCSO. February 22 Steve Gordon Mears, Jr., viola tion of conditional release, CCSO. February 24 Joshua Fry, DUI, CCSO. Horacio Tamez-Candia, no valid drivers license, BPD. LIBERTY COUNTY February 18 Cynthia Coleman holding for CCSO, CCSO Aaron Benjamine Bruce failure to appear (warrant), LCSO February 19 Byron Fisk, grand theft, LCSO. Nicholas McClellan failure to register as a sex offender (two counts), LCSO Tracy Paul Maloy, VOSP, LCSO. February 20 Brandice Kitchen, holding for CCSO, CCSO. February 21 Shirley Lucas, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Jason Dickson, dealing in stolen ownership to secondary retail recy cler, LCSO. February 23 Billy Burt Pullam, VOSP, LCSO. SHERIFFS LOG arresting agency. The names above represent those charged. We remind our readers that all are presumed innocent until proven guilty. CITATIONS ISSUED: Accidents ........................................................................03 ............................................................................02 Special details Business alarms ..............................................................................06 Residential alarms through Feb. 24, Sex offender charged for failing to update address on drivers license A man designated as a sexual predator was arrested last week after it was found that he failed to register his address change on his drivers license within 48 hours as required by law. Lt. Mark Mallory with the Liberty sex offender registrations in the county when he saw that Nicholas J. McClellan, 35, had reported that he was moving from a lot at NW Eric Circle to NW L&H Road in Bristol on Jan. 30. When McClellan came to re-register Feb. 12, Mallory ran a check of his drivers license and discovered it had not been changed until that day. His bond was set at $12,500. Clerk charged with petty theft for stealing lottery tickets A clerk at the Texaco Convenience Store on Central Avenue in Blountstown was arrested on petty theft charges after she allegedly stole lottery tickets including one that gave her $1,000 in winnings and canceled cash register transactions to cover the thefts. Cynthia Leigh Coleman, 39, of Blountstown, was taken into custody Feb. 18 for violations of the Florida Communication Fraud Act. According to the arrest report, store security video documented her ringing up sales from customers, then going back to the register to cancel the transaction. She is seen walking to the scratchoff lottery ticket dispenser, where she removes tickets and returns to the register. She then processes a transaction, causing the register drawer to open and close, but no money is put in. After reviewing store security video, Blountstown Police Department Investigator Michael Bryant found that during Colemans eight-hour shift on Jan. 17, she canceled $229.14 in sales. That timeframe would usually have an average of $15 in canceled transactions. On Jan. 20, a review of Colemans activities revealed she had 10 canceled transactions totaling $159.27 even though all of her customers left with purchased items. She was found to have played 30 scratch-off tickets during her eight-hour shift. Each time she scanned the ticket to see if it was a winner and then would go to the register to process the sale without putting any money in the cash drawer. Shift summaries showed she sold 106 lottery tickets. Approximately 70 tickets were purchased by customers. She played the remaining 30, which were valued at $132. After speaking with a lottery agent, Bryant learned that Coleman won $1,168 from the scratch off tickets taken on Jan. 20. She claimed her winnings Jan. 22. In a recorded interview after she was charged, Coleman admitted she had somewhat of an addiction to playing the lottery, according to the arrest report. and convicted of theft of personal property by an employee. She was later arrested four times for retail theft, was charged with 13 cases of worthless checks and one count of forging a prescription. A 24-year-old Blountstown man is charged with domestic battery by strangulation following an alleged altercation at the home of his estranged wife Feb. 18. John Paul Yon called the Calhoun County Sheriffs ask a deputy to go with him to his wifes home to ensure she would let him take their SUV for an upcoming trip, according to the arrest report. Yon was told that a deputy could accompany him only to keep the peace but could not make his wife turn the vehicle over to him. Yon said he understood and that he would call for a deputy if he decided to go to her house. Just before 9 p.m., a woman called 911 and whispered, Help, help me! The dispatcher determined it was Yons wife and sent deputies to her Gaston Spivey Road home. Deputies arrived and found the woman with visible injuries, including a red and swollen hematoma around her right eye. She had ligature marks around her neck and scratches on her chest. She stated Yon had tightened a belt around her neck and held on to it as he punched her in the face. While waiting for an ambulance, deputies photographed her injuries and took a belt she said Yon had used to choke her. Following medical treatment, she gave a statement at the hospital and told deputies she let her husband in when he knocked on her door that evening. She said she left the room to go to the bathroom and when she returned, she saw that Yon had picked up a belt that had been left on the couch and started cursing at her and calling her a meth head. When he accused her of being involved with another man, she said she told him he was stupid. She said that was when he put the belt over her head, twisted it to cut off her air and started hitting her. She said she clawed at the belt in an effort to get free. During their struggle, she started to walk backwards and said he began pushing her down the hallway, still cursing and calling her names. When they got to the bathroom, she said he released her as she was about to pass out, shouted at her and left the house. When deputies contacted Yon didnt hit her while I was there. He met deputies to give a statement and gave them the name of a woman who was also at the scene. When contacted, she told deputies she remained in the car and while she could see into the living room window of his wifes trailer, she did not witness anything that happened between the two. She said the only thing she saw was Yon coming out of the front door, with his wife standing behind him yelling. She said his wife did not appear to have any marks on her. Yon later stated he and his wife were having a civil conversation when she suddenly pushed him into the back door. He said he didnt lay a hand on her and told deputies he believed she caused the injuries to herself in an attempt to help her get full custody of their son. NICHOLAS MCCLELLAN A Calhoun County man given a conditional release following his arrest last month for felony domestic violence is back in Calhoun County Jail, where he is being held without bond. Steve Mears, Jr., 38, of Blountstown was arrested Friday for violating the terms of his conditional release by communicating with his exwife, according to the arrest report from the Calhoun County Mears former wife told deputies that over the past few weeks, he contacted her 113 times by text message and through phone calls. Family members told the sheriffs she fears he will harm her, her children and himself. Relatives said Mears had also gone inside his exwifes home Feb. 15 when she was not there. They reported he also went to her eldest sons place of work, where he blocked in his vehicle and told him he needed money. Mears was arrested in January after he went to the home of his ex, where he allegedly grabbed her around the neck and said he was going to kill her parents, eliminate everyone on his list and then commit suicide by cop. Sheriff Glenn Kimbrel and Lt. Emory Godwin found Mears at his home after the incident. A deputy took him to Bay County for a mental evaluation, where he was expected to stay for 72 hours. Mears returned to Blountstown the next day and was later taken into custody for domestic battery. in recent years worked as an investigator with the time, he has served as a staff representative with the Police Benevolent Association and as a licensed labor organization business agent with the Teamsters Local 2011 of Region 1. STEVE G. MEARS, JR. CYNTHIA L. COLEMAN Pair charged with child abuse after 6-year-old comes home with bruises An Altha couple was charged with child abuse after they returned the mans six-year-old son to his mother covered in bruises, according to a report from the Patrick Pegouskie, 28, and his live-in girlfriend, Brandice Kitchen, 19, were arrested Feb. 19 following an investigation by the Department of Children and Families (DCF). The mother contacted the her Blountstown apartment the afternoon of Feb. 1 with bruises on his arms, legs, buttocks, upper right thigh and right ear. The youngster told a deputy that his father had grabbed him by the knee and picked him up, and said the bruises on his buttocks were made by a wooden paddle. He said Kitchen had grabbed him real hard by the ear. The arrest report noted that the family has an extensive history with DCF, including 40 prior complaints. BRANDICE KITCHEN PATRICK PEGOUSKIE Including one ticket that won $1,000 ARREST REPORTS compiled by Journal Editor Teresa Eubanks REPORTS CONTINUED ON PAGE 8 Mears back in jail after violating terms of his conditional release JOHN PAUL YON
Page 4 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL FEBRUARY 27, 2013 KARA FOWLER Kara Fowler celebrated her 16th birthday Monday, Feb. 25. She is the daughter of Richard and Kim Fowler of Bristol. She is the sister of Krista Lewis and Brooke Fowler and aunt to Taylor Lewis. She enjoys texting, going to church and hanging out with her friends. Alvin and Rebecca Foran are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Carmen Rebecca Foran to AnhVu Nguyen, son of Hue and Riu Nguyen. The couple are planning to hold their wedding Saturday, April 13 at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Bristol. Everyone is invited to attend. No local invitations will be sent. A recep tion will follow at W.T. Neal Civic Center in Blountstown. AnhVu Nguyen & Carmen Foran to marry on April 13 wedding Anniversary Birth days GRAYSON CASE CROSBY Grayson Case Crosby celebrated his first birthday Monday, Feb. 25. He is the son of Alan and Mandie Crosby of Bristol. His grandparents are Bubby and Melissa Shuler of Bristol and Mark and Charlotte Crosby of Sumatra. He celebrated with a Toy Story party. He enjoys playing with his big brother, Channing, being spoiled by his grandparents and giving kisses to his mommy and daddy. CAYSON LAYNE GURLIACCIO Cayson Layne Gurliaccio celebrated his first birthday Saturday, Feb. 16. He is the son of Robert Gurliaccio and Kaycee Ammons of Blountstown. His grandparents are Jerilyn Ammons of Bristol, Gordon Ammons of Alford and Robert and Melissa Gurliaccio of Blountstown. His great-grandmother is Ruby Varnum of Bristol. He enjoys being outside, riding his four-wheeler and chasing around his big sisters, Elizabeth and Belinda. He celebrated and greatly enjoyed his birthday party at the park with family and friends. Brian & Mellisa Anders celebrate 25th anniversary The daughters of Brian and Mellisa Anders, Lindsay Anders and Whitney Edwards wish to congratulate their parents on celebrating their 25th wed ding anniversary. Brian and Mellisa were married on Feb. 27, 1988 at Lake Mystic Baptist Church. They have been life-long resi dents of Bristol. Brian is employed with B&B Log ging and Mellisa is a homemaker. They celebrated with family and friends on Saturday, Feb. 16 with a party held at Lake Mystic Baptist Church. LAKE MYS TIC BAPTIST CHURCH Lake Mystic Baptist Church brotherhood would like to invite all men to their annual Wildgame supper. It will be held in the church fellow hip hall at 6 p.m. (ET) on Saturday, March 2. There will be a guest speaker and plenty of wild game meat with all the trimmings. Please come and enjoy food and fellowship. The church is located on Hwy. 12 South. For more information contact the church at (850) 643-2351. GRACE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Grace United Methodist Church in Hosford will be hosting a free smoking cessation class from 5 -7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5. The class is free and open to the public, with free nicotine patches and/or gum pro vided for participants. Sponsored by the Liberty County Health Depart ment and di rected by Big Bend AHEC, the class will be held at Grace United Method ist Church, Hwy 65 South, Hosford (www.graceumchosford.org). To register or for more informa tion, please call (850) 482-6500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. WOMENS CONFERENCE IN BLOUNTSTOWN Dynamic Prayers is having a womens confer ence Saturday, March 2 at the W.T. Neal Civic Center in Blountstown from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (CT). Admis sion is free and a light lunch will be provided. Guest speaker will be Joyce Igo from Hurricane, WV. The topic is Help Im only human! For more information or any ques tions please call Gail Timmons at (850) 762-1958. Notes of Thanks The family of Jesse Talmadge Wright would like to thank everyone lences to us during our time of sorrow. Your kindness and prayers were greatly appreciated. Sincerely, Elouise Wright and family I wish to thank everyone that donated to me when I was in time of need. I want to especially thank Blountstown Com munity Church, Goldens Pharmacy and Blountstown Drugs for their generosity. It was a great help and gave me provi sions in all that I needed. Thanks again to everyone. Sincerely, Francis Tucker Hop in for pictures with the EASTER BUNNY! Saturday, March 9 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. (CT) Packages start at $ 9 95 Blountstown Drugs Check us out for all your Easter supplies TKs Treasure CHEST Call (850) 272-3899 BABY CLOTHES NEWS FROM THE PEWS
FEBRUARY 27, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 5 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, FL POSTMASTER: Send address corrections to: P.O. Box 536, Bristol, FL 32321. (USPS 012367) Summers Road Located 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: email@example.com ADS: firstname.lastname@example.org JOURNAL STAFF Johnny Eubanks...................Publisher Teresa Eubanks........................ Editor Sandra Brown...................Bookkeeper Debbie Duggar...................Advertising OFFICE HOURS: 9 a.m. 6 p.m. M-F THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Visit us on Facebook at CLJNews Thats 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! 5,355 Wednesday, February 27 Saturday, March 2 Thursday February 28 Friday, March 1 TODAYS MEETINGS noon, Calhoun-Liberty Hospital 7 p.m., Calhoun County Old Ag Bldg. east door, in front of jail TODAYS MEETINGS AA 7 p.m., basement of Calhoun Courthouse Bristol Girl Scout Troop #303, 6:30 p.m., The Club, Bristol. Monday, March 4 Tuesday, March 5 Sunday, March 3 TODAYS MEETINGS 7 p.m., Altha VFD AA 6 p.m., Altha Community Center 2 p.m., Ag. Bldg., Conference Room, across from Courthouse 5-7 p.m., Grace United 6 p.m., St. Paul AME Church in Blountstown 6 p.m., Fire House Girl Scout Troop #39, 6 p.m., Page Pond Assembly of God Church in Altha. 7 p.m. (CT), Dixie Lodge in Btown 7 p.m., Apalachee Restaurant 7-8 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, Hosford TODAYS MEETINGS 7 p.m., 6 p.m., Altha Community Center 5-8 p.m. (CT), WT Neal Civic Center, Btown Post 272 2 p.m., Legion Hall in Btown ADULT DANCE 8-12 p.m. at the Legion Hall in Blountstown Southerland staff will host Calhoun mobile Florida Staff from U.S. Representa the surrounding area are invited to join Rep. Southerlands staff to provide Support Group, 6 p.m., W.T. Neal Civic Center BIRTHDAYS Nettie Smith Lindsey Nobles BIRTHDAY Michelle Singletary ANNIVERSARY ~ Brian & Mellisa Anders Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce Banquet 6 p.m. W.T. Neal Civic Ctr. WOMENS Dynamic Prayers Admission is Free, Light lunch provided BIRTHDAY Nicholas Dickson Andrew Kern (as Nathan Detroit) and Nicholas Wright (as Sky Masterson) are shown during a dress rehearsal for Guys and Dolls Jr. DAKODA BERG PHOTO Council to and Dolls Jr. on March 2 in Bristol sinners and a long-term en gagement are all part of this Settlements annual rummage sale fundraiser starts Saturday the grounds. The Panhandle Pioneer Settlement is a living museum documenting rural life in NW Florida since the early 1800s. It is located in Sam At kins Park, about 1 mile west of the intersection of Hwy 71 and Hwy20. Follow Hwy. 20 West out of Blountstown. Look for signs for Sam Atkins Park. Turn North at Lindys Fried Chicken. Si las Green St. (between 18th & 20th St.). Follow the signs. For further directions and informa tion on the historic buildings at the Settlement go to: www.panhandlepioneer.org or email us at email@example.com. learning. ments. Pancake breakfast set for Saturday, March 9 and under. pioneer.org. Cherokee Treasures New art exhibit at the Blountstown Library Jeffrey Watt of Altha is pictured with an acrylic 3D piece made while attending Oklahoma School for the Deaf. Rummage Sale Panhandle Pioneer Settlement in GUYS & DOLLS JR.
Page 6 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL FEBRUARY 27, 2013 COMMENTARY As I watch politicians in Washington DC, I am re needs some adult supervision. We have learned what sequestration means, or at body into isolation, take property to cover obligation, or take the enemys property. For Washington politicians, se quester seems to mean, Im un willing to make a decision; Im unwilling to compromise, but to get myself to do what Im supposed to do, I will shoot myself in the foot by a certain date to make me do what I was supposed to do in the My crusty old grandmother had a saying for most every occasion. In say, Everyone tells the story in his best interest. President Obama, Democrats and the liberal-left are preaching doom and damnation if $85 billion is cut from the proposed $3.6 trillion federal budget. Republicans and right-wing conservatives shrug their political shoulders and say bring it on. So, the left is in a tizzy and the right says, So, what. Both politi cal parties are telling the sequestration story in their best interest. I think that the left is exaggerating the effect of a 2.3 percent reduction in the federal budget. On one of my Pentagon staff tours, I worked on the Air Force were required by the combat commands to defeat the enemy, which during the Cold War was the Soviet how many, the logistics troops would buy and trans port the munitions to the combat commands in Eu rope and Asia. My experience with DoD budgets is that the Penta gon isnt going to turn into a ghost town if they have to reduce spending. When the Air Force had budget issues when I was a wing commander, we absorbed the cuts in funding by We would take fewer squadron deployments. We might skip a squadron deployment to Nellis AFB for a Red Flag exercise. Or, we might not deploy to South Korea for a joint exercise with the South Korean mili tary forces. Both political parties need a trip to the woodshed for a good whupping for creating this contrived, selffoot sequestration plan. Now that the Democrats and Republicans are in this lots do when they are in a canopy to canopy aerial coming at themthey call Knock it off and recover I dont think that the two political parties are smart enough or skilled enough to prevent their crashing and burning. A knock it off call would mean that the two parties would agree to overturn the sequestration legislation and try again to reach sensible conclusions to Amer could just say, Bad idea, and scrap the sequester event. But that wont happen because Republicans see sequestration as an opportunity to reduce that hated entitlement spending. Republicans wont cut the defense budget, but they will cut social programs like Medicare and Medicaid. For the umpteenth time, its guns vs. butter. Republicans believe that re ducing spending, the austerity ap Economic ignorance at its worst. Look at what aus terity has done to the British and Spanish economies. Republicans think that Americas economy is go ing to grow at 4 to 5 percent if only we would stop spending. The problem is that the U.S. economy now competes in a global market. Most likely, the U.S. economy will continue to grow in the 1 to 2 percent range. cit spending has to end, but how is that accomplished. In my view, the solution requires a Constitutional amendment that term limits members of Congress and the President. A single four year term for rep resentatives, six years for the President and senators. The government provides funding for campaigns. Individuals can contribute $2,000 to their candidate. No corporation money. Limit campaigning to six months prior to elections. End all deductions in the tax code and have a tax schedule in which all people pay taxes. Adjust the tax rates annually to cover operating cost and anticipated the war will probably cost and increase the tax rate to cover the cost. Yep, I know that this proposal makes civil rights people crazy, but our current system of government doesnt work, and it will never work. So, unless the American people are willing to make a change in rep resentative government and pay for the goods and ending. C ORNER Jerry Cox is a retired military OXS Adult leadership required To the editor, I wish to respond to Mr. Baileys recent letter. It is true the word rapture is not in the Bible. The word resurrection is truly in the Bible. Judgement does not begin at the pulpit. Judgement begins with the church. Peter 4:17 says, For it is time for judg ment to begin at the household of God.. Romans 14:10 says, But why dost thou judge thy brother? or why dost thou set at nought thy brother? for we shall all stand before the judgment seat of beam out of thine own eye. Read Matthew 7:2-5 and your question about what happened in the garden will be answered. Adam was separated from God. He was no longer spirited minded, but carnal minded, which is death. Your question concerning who was Cains father. The answer is in Genesis 4:1, and Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bore Cain. Your question who was Cains mother. The answer to this is also in Genesis 4:1. If you have any more questions about the pastors of our churches, dont touch Gods annointed. Billy D. Pullam, Hosford To the editor, Some things just go well together like peanut butter and jelly, ice and tea. Some things do not go well together like gas station and sushi...or Bigfoot and researcher as was on the front page of Feb. 20. Perhaps the kids at least learned something about town instead. Ray Gillis, Blountstown SPEAK UP! with a letter to the editor Write: The Calhoun-Liberty Journal P.O. Box 536, Bristol 32321 EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org Late Night Laughs A RECAP OF RECENT OBSERVATIONS BY LATE NIGHT TV HOSTS. Big winner at the Oscars was Life of Pi, a story of a young man who wakes up in a lifeboat with a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and tiger, which oddly enough, is also the plot of The Hangover 3. CONAN OBRIEN Daniel Day-Lewis now has one Oscar for each of his names. JIMMY KIMMEL Life of Pi took home four Oscars. Its about a young boy trapped at sea on a small boat with a man-eating tiger. Yet with all that, its still a better way to travel than a Carnival cruise. JAY LENO Welcome to the show. Im Conan OBrien or perhaps Im Daniel Day-Lewis in his greatest role yet. CONAN OBRIEN Al-Qaida has issued a list of 22 ways that alQaida members can avoid being killed by U.S. drones. Heres a good one: Dont join al-Qaida. JAY LENO was being held. The show won an Oscar for best portrayal of a Carnival cruise. CONAN OBRIEN The price of gas is so high, Lindsay Lohan is now forced to choose between drinking or driv ing. She cant afford both. JAY LENO The Academy Awards is televisions answer to JetBlue. You sit there for four hours waiting for it to take off. DAVID LETTERMAN Fox news host Bill OReilly is writing a new book sus death is blamed on Obamacare. CONAN OBRIEN Someone hacked into Donald Trumps Twitter stupid jokes. Then it got hacked. CRAIG FERGUSON It was just announced that President Obama will speak at Ohio States graduation in May. The president has a lot in common with those swamped with debt. JIMMY FALLON After the success of his book, Killing Lincoln, Bill OReilly is coming out with a new book called Killing Jesus. Hes going to be disappointed that. JIMMY FALLON
FEBRUARY 27, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 7 OUTDOORS M ETAL ROOFING ARIANNA The Cure for Shingles. INC. Ive made enough parenting mis ta kes to last two lifetimes and I like to remind my kids that Im not done yet. But one thing Im pretty sure I did right was to take them to the woods and out on the water as soon and as often as I could. That might seem like a no-brainer, especially since Im from Blount stown. But we were living in Talla hassee when our kids were born and I wanted to make sure they learned to appreciate the outdoors the same way I did as a place to relax and feel at home. I didnt want them to be scared of the woods and I didnt want them to feel like visitors in a museum when they were there. Thats because I knew folks like that. When I was growing up, I just took it for granted that everyone hunted otherwise when I saw a kid at camp get caught up in a wait-a-minute vine, snagged by thorns in about a dozen places. Rather than patiently untan gling himself (while cussing quietly) or plowing on through (while cuss ing loudly) he just stood there. Cry ing. Utterly defeated. By a plant. I felt bad for him because Im sure he was humiliated. As I looked back on it, though, it made me realize that I never wanted that to be my kid. So, I dragged them sometimes kicking and screaming out on the boat, on the trail or to the camp every chance I got. All of them spent nights in a tent before they were old enough to walk or talk. And each one of them caught themselves. They got cold, hot, tired to it. And no matter how much they complained at times, they always got over it. Ill admit that I wasnt nearly as patient as I should have been. There were lots of times when I couldnt wait to get home and Im sure many more when they felt the same way. But all of us learned lessons we would have missed indoors. Did it pay off? The oldest, Mary Grace, actually cause she wanted to know what they looked like inside. Shes now ma joring in environmental management at UWF. MG is a bit of a hippie who likes to grow her own food and paddle around in her kayak, but shell some times set aside her vegan diet for fresh Ella has competed in the Pensacola Junior Angler a couple of times and actually placed second once. Shes a freshman at FSU and just as comfort able in the woods as she was on her high school homecoming court. two deer at age 12. Then he picked up a guitar at 13 and hasnt put it down since. But occasionally I can still get him to go shoot some squirrels with me. The important thing is that all of them have a healthy respect for nature and feel at ease and at home in the woods. I believe they also understand more about life and living than kids who only saw the outdoors through a television screen. And theyre all ing learned to rough it at an early age Nowadays, we hear a lot of folks complaining about these kids today and how they play too many video games, lack respect and discipline, and generally lead more sedentary lives than their parents or grandpar ents did. All that may be true, but I dont blame the children. I blame the adults in their lives for not taking them or teaching them to hunt their own food. It doesnt matter if theyre rich or poor, theirs are children who are truly deprived. As I said, I made a lot of mistakes in raising my children, but introduc ing them to nature certainly wasnt one of them. KIDS & THE OUTDOORS: Teach em early, take em often JIM McCLELLANS OUTDOORS Down South The Florida Fish and Wildlife Con servation Commission (FWC) is in viting the public to attend February meetings in Gulf and Franklin coun ties on the 10-year draft land-manage ment plan for FWC-managed portions of the Apalachicola River Wildlife and Environmental Area (WEA). Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Environmental Education and Train ments and questions about the draft plan from the public. The Apalachicola River Wildlife and Environmental Area is there to en through a separate public process. To obtain a copy of the draft land-management MyFWC.com. For more information on management plans and ACCEPTING NEW PA TIENTS www.bristoldentalclinic.com DENTURE LAB ON PREMISES Same-Day Service on Repairs & Relines Bristol Dental Clinic Come in today to order your Prom Flowers Back Corner Florist OWNER Heather Willis GRAND OPENING in Stricklands Hardware SR 20 in Bristol (850) 643-2336 Flowers and gifts for any occasion DEALER
Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL FEBRUARY 27, 2013 ARREST REPORTS continued from page 2 The Calhoun County Legislative Delegation will be holding a public hearing in Blountstown, Monday, February 25 at 6:15 p.m. (CT) The hearing will be held in the Calhoun County Board of County Commissioners tral Avenue East in Blountstown. to attend. This hearing will allow the citizens the opportunity to meet their legislators, discuss concerns, ask questions and offer comments NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CLASSES All the latest steps by instructor Tuesday, March 5 to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed by payment or any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a or treatment. Cataracts? Freedom from Eye Glasses, Now a reality for many. In Memory of Lee Mullis M.D. Smart Lenses SM procedure can produce clear vision without eyeglasses. Close-up, Far away & In-between CALL TODAY for a Smart Lens Evaluation Mullis Eye Institute 4320 5th Ave. Marianna (2 Blks from Jackson Hospital) Tri-Land Inc. Broker CORLETTS ROOFING LLC FREE ESTIMATES Michael Corlett (850) 643-7062 We've got the fence posts to meet your needs. Liberty Post & Barn Pole, Inc. Dempsey Barron Road, Phone (850) 643-5995 A 30-year-old Hosford woman was arrested Feb. 15 after failing a roadside sobriety test and refusing to give a breath sample to determine her level of intoxication. Deputy Jarrod Taylor was on stationary patrol at SR 65 and CR 67 around 4:30 a.m. when saw a Ford SUV pull into an open dirt parking lot. A passenger got out of the vehicle and the driver sped off at a high rate of speed, causing the SUV to go in circles. He stopped the vehicle as the driver, Jennifer P. Beck, was about to pull onto SR 65. The deputy noted the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from inside the vehicle as he spoke with Beck. When asked why she was driving so carelessly, she replied, Im trying to go home. She was taken into custody after failing a roadside sobriety test. When asked if she had anything on her he should know about, she stated that there was a bag of marijuana in her bra, which she then handed over to him. She was charged with DUI, refusal to submit to a BAL test and possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana. Teen charged with selling stolen property to recycler An 18-year-old man was arrested after a stolen trailer and a large amount of scrap metal was sold to Kyles Recycling in Hosford early last month. Jason Dickson, of Sopchoppy, was charged with dealing in stolen property of ownership to a secondary retail recycler. He was released on a $10,000 bond. According to the arrest report, Dickson and another suspect took a trailer worth around $2,500 and approximately 80 to 100 scrap metal guard rails from a Wakulla County resident. Dickson sold the stolen property for $291.60. A warrant was issued for his arrest after the Wakulla ticket with Dicksons signature and thumbprint. A 26-year-old Altha man was charged with DUI after a Calhoun County deputy was sent to Walter Potts Road Sunday morning in response to a report of a reckless driver who was all over the road and hanging out of the car vomiting. The deputy found Joshua Fry sound asleep with the vehicle running around 7:50 a.m. When Fry failed to respond to the taps on the window, Deputy Christian Smith opened the door and immediately noticed the smell of an alcoholic beverage coming from inside the vehicle. Three empty 12-ounce beer cans were in the middle console. He awakened the driver and had him step out. Fry, whose speech was very slurred, told the deputy he was headed home and had just stopped for a minute. The deputy asked Fry if he felt he had a buzz. Fry replied, Yes. I have more than a buzz. I have had way too much to drink. Are you drunk? the deputy asked. Yes, theres no hiding it, he said. Im drunk. Because the driver had difficulty maintaining his balance even while leaning against his vehicle, Smith did not have him attempt any roadside sobriety exercises. Breath samples given by Fry at the county jail resulted in readings of .146 and .139, nearly twice the legal limit of .08. He was later given a conditional release. Altha man charged with DUI Sunday Hosford woman charged with DUI The Liberty County Senior Citi zens Association has scheduled the following events for the month of March: Monday, March 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Peggy from Community Action will be at the Bristol Sr. Cen ter to assist people with utility bills or propane. Call 643-5690 for more information. Tuesday, March 5 at 11 a.m. Hosford Sr. Citizens Center month ly Craft Class. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Fri day, March 1, for a ride to the center. Wednesday, March 6 from 9 a.m. to 2p.m. At the Bristol Se nior Center Peggy from Community Action will be here to assist people with utility bills or propane. Call 643-5690 for more information Thursday, March 7 Shopping at the Marianna Wal-Mart. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, March 4 to re serve your transit ride. Monday, March 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Peggy from Com munity Action will be at the Bristol Sr. Center to assist people with util ity bills or propane. Call 643-5690 for more information. Tuesday, March 12 at 11 a.m. A Gentivia representative will be at the Bristol Center for another fun presentation. Call 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Thursday, March 7 for a ride to the Center. Wednesday, March 13 at 11 a.m. A Gentivia representative will be at the Hosford Center for another fun presentation. Call Liberty Tran sit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Thursday, March 7 for your ride. Wednesday, March 13 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Peggy from Com munity Action will be at the Bristol Center to assist people with utility bills or propane. Call 643-5690 for more information. Wednesday, March 13 at 11 a.m. We will have a Special Bin go Day hosted by the Senior Cen ter; we will be serving the GA Meal along with salad and dessert. A Special Grand Prize will be given in addition to the regular prizes. Call 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Fri day, March 7 to schedule your tran sit pick up. Thursday, March 14 at 11 a.m. At the Bristol Senior Center; we will have Chair Exercises for Se niors. Call Liberty Transit at 6432524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, March 11 to schedule your transit pick up. Thursday, March 14 Shop ping at the Piggly Wiggly in Bristol. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, March 11 to be picked up. Monday, March 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Peggy from Community Action will be at the Bristol Center to assist people with utility bills or propane. Call 643-5690 for more information. Monday, March 18 at 7 p.m. The Liberty County Senior Citizens Board of Directors will meet at the Hosford Center. The public is wel come to attend. Tuesday, March 19 at 11 a.m. Bingo day at Hosford Senior Center with Cindy from Blountstown Re hab. Call 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Friday, March 15 to schedule your transit ride. Wednesday, March 20 at 11 a.m. At the Bristol Senior Center Peggy from Community Action will be here to assist people with utility bills or propane. Call 643-5690 for more information. Thursday, March 21 at 11 a.m. At the Hosford Senior Center; we will have Chair Exercises for seniors. Please join us for this fun time. Call Liberty Transit at 6432524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, March 18 for transportation to the center. Thursday, March 21 Shop ping at the Tallahassee Wal-Mart. Call 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, March 18 to schedule your ride. Monday, March 25 at 11 a.m. Peggy from Community Action will be at the Bristol Center to assist people with utility bills or propane. Call 643-5690 for more informa tion. Tuesday, March 26 at 11 a.m. Join us for the Monthly Craft Class at the Bristol Center. For transpor tation, call Liberty Transit no later than 3 p.m. Thursday, March 21. Wednesday, March 27 We will have a another Special Bingo Day hosted by the Senior Center; we will be serving the GA Meal along with Salad and dessert. A Special Grand Prize will be given in addition to the regular prizes. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Friday, March 22 to schedule your transit pick up. Wednesday, March 27 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. At the Bristol Se nior Center Peggy from Community Action will be here to assist people with utility bills or propane. Call 643-5690 for more information. Thursday, March 28 Shop ping at the Piggly Wiggly. Call Liberty Transit no later than 3 p.m. Monday, March 25 to schedule your Transit ride. Sunday, March 31 Have a Happy and Blessed Easter. The Bristol Senior Center is Open Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Hosford Center Is Open Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Seniors are welcome to come for a hot meal served at noon and to enjoy socialization with oth ers. Call 643-5690 to make a meal reser vation the day before you plan to attend; if you need transportation to either cen ter, you will need to call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 three (3) working days before you plan to attend. AHCH Homemaking & Companion Liberty Co. Senior Citizens March events to include visit from Gentivia, Bingo & shopping
FEBRUARY 27, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 9 SCHOOL NEWS Pea Ridge Rd in Bristol, Phone (850) 643-5417 SCHOOL LUNCH MENU Feb. 27 Mar. 5 Laban Bontrager, DMD, Monica Bontrager, DMD Bristol Dental Clinic Each breakfast includes a choice of assorted cereal, whole wheat buttered toast and juice. CALHOUN LIBERTY MENUS SPONSORED BY: Maggie Sewell, FBLA Adviser, is very proud to announce that we have four students advancing to the state level competition. Congratulations to Hannah Register, Mary Sewell in Digital Design and Promotion. be advancing to state. Sky Pickron placed third in public speaking. Altha School is very proud of these students and wishes them the best of luck at the state level which will be in Orlando, April 25-28. FBLA members take part in district competition at Chipola This year Altha Schools FCCLA members have started a new project: Blessings in a Backpack. Junior Brianna Yon and Sophomore Em ily Sewell, with the help of Mrs. Granger, started the program at the beginning of the school year. The girls have collected food and mon etary donations. They have received so much food they were able to branch out and send backpacks to students at Carr School in addition to the students at Altha School. The girls fill backpacks for elementary and middle school stu dents who are in need of food. The students receive the bags on Friday and have the food over the weekend. All the food is nonperishable and easily cooked in a microwave or simply by adding hot water. There are about 6 pounds of food in each backpack. There are about 14 bags given out each week to Altha students and about 11 given out to Carr students. The student brings the backpack back to school after the weekend the next Friday. Thanks for all the donations from local grocery stores, businesses, churches, parents, teachers, and even other students. This project has been very successful and will continue to grow. If youd like to get involved, the girls are still accepting donations of money and nonperishable food items. If you need more information or to donate, contact Mrs. Granger at (850) 762-3121. FCCLA project Blessings in a Backpack support Carr and Altha school students Altha Chapters celebrate National FFA Week Feb. 18-22 The Altha FFA Chapters celebrated National FFA Week Feb. 18-22. This years theme was Grow and it celebrated more than 80 years of FFA traditions while eagerly anticipating the organiza tions future. More than 550,000 mem bers nationwide participated in National FFA Week activities at local, state and national levels. These members come from rural, suburban and urban environ ments and are interested in the diversity of careers within agriculture. FFA members are the innovators and leaders of tomorrow. Through agricul tural education and hands-on learning, they are preparing for the more than 300 natural resources industry. National FFA Week is sponsored by Tractor Supply Company as a special project of the National FFA Founda tion and annually encompasses Feb. 22, George Washingtons birthday. Altha FFA members celebrated Na tional FFA Week by participating in the following activities: Conducted Dress-Up Days to al low all students to get involved Posted Agricultural facts posters around campus Held an FFA Scavenger Hunt for students, teachers and faculty Hosted a BBQ Dinner for all teachers and faculty to show their appreciation for all of their support of Altha FFA Held an Agricultural Reading Day for all Elementary Classeswhere FFA members visited their classrooms and read books about agriculture The National FFA Organization is a national youth organization of 557,318 student members as part of 7,498 local FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. The Na tional FFA Organization operates under a federal charter granted by the 81st United States Congress and it is an integral part of public instruction in agriculture. The U.S. Department of Education provides leadership and helps set direction for FFA as a service to state and local agricultural education programs. Blountstown FFA's Agricultural Mechanics team placed 8th in the qualifying round and the top ten teams advance. The competition will be held May 4 in Haines City. Team members include Hannah Plazarin, Brandon Purvis, Wyatt Thurman and Morgan Welch. BES 4th Grade Gets Ready for FCAT Writes On Friday, Feb. 22, Mrs. Bozeman and Mrs. Taylor party! They gave away AR prizes and all the students BES 1st Grade Reads Mrs. Laing's and Mrs. Daniels' (Mrs. Laing's intern) 1st grade class read the eggs, and broke them over each others heads. This is a Spanish tradition at a birthday party. Important Dates To Remember Feb. 26 28 FCAT Writing Test for 4th Grade March 1 Family Breakfast BHS FBLA members receive performance and competitive events awards at Chipola College Debra Perdue FBLA Sponsor and seven FBLA Members attended the District 2 Performance and Competitive Events Awards Ceremony at Chi pola College in Marianna on Feb. 21. All members attending the event received recog nition. Those members who placed 1st in their events have been invited to compete at FBLA State Leadership Conference in Orlando at the Rosen Centre on April 25 28. The awards presented are as follows: First Place Business Math George Glass, First Place Hospitality Man agement Karah Beaver, First Place Digital Video Production Emily Chil dress & Calen Masai, First Place Public Speaking I Bryce Davis, Second Place Public Speaking II Calen Masai, Fourth Place Business Commu nications Ivan Thomas, Fourth Place Sports Management Morgan LeWarre Congratulations to Mrs. Perdue and the FBLA members on their out standing performance in these events. We wish them future success as they travel to Orlando to compete in the State Events. BHS Biology students construct edible cell models The 10th graders in Biology are studying cell struc ture and function. They were asked to construct a 3D model of either a plant or and animal cell. The cells were required to have things that repre sented cellular organelles. The organelles in a cell are that the cell functions properly. Many of the students decided to make an edible cell that they could share with their class. The cell models ranged from layered cakes to jello molds. Two members from the Blountstown FFA Chapter and the District 1 President, Ashley McLeod from the Laurel Hill Chapter traveled to Haines City for the State Leadership Summit this past weekend. In order to attend SLS, members must be a poten members from across the state determined the issues that delegates will vote on at the annual FFA State Convention in Orlando this summer. The members also attended leadership workshops and participated in a Farm Tour of a 500 acre blueberry farm and the Ringling Brothers Elephant Conservatory. BHS FFA members attend State Leadership Summit Btown Elementary FROM LEFT: Debra Perdue FBLA Sponsor, Ivana Thomas, Bryce Davis, Calen Masai, George Glass, Morgan LeWarrre, Karah Beaver and Emily Childress. 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Page 10 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL FEBRUARY 27, 2013 SCHOOL NEWS Students at W.R. Tolar are preparing to take part in Read The Most From Coast to Coast, on Friday, March 1. Read The Most From Coast to Coast, a national reading event that began last schoolyear, challenges students to join together to break the record for the number of Accelerated Reader Quizzes taken in one day. The record they will attempt to top, set last school-year, is 3,581,992 quizzes. Accelerated Reader, a reading management software program for K12 schools, helps educators monitor and manage students personalized reading practice. Students read a book at the appropriate level and then take a quiz on a computer, said Stacy Sanders, Media Center Paraprofessional. The quiz assesses general comprehension of the book. Accelerated Reader scores the quiz, monitors results, generates reports, and provides a platform to manage individual reading practice. Read the Most From Coast to Coast enables students to take part in a shared reading adventure, and, at the same time, show the world they understood what theyve read. On March 1, educators, parents, and other interested community members will be able to see the progress toward the national goal tracked in real time at www. renlearn/readthemost.com. For more information, contact Stacy Sanders at W.R. Tolar, (850) 643-2426. Tolar students take part in national reading challenge Tolar needs help to reach goal of $2,000 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital W.R. Tolar is excited to announce that our annual St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Math-A-Thon is set for March 4-8. This year's theme is "Kiss Cancer Goodnight." St. Jude Math-A-Thon is a math enrichment program designed to complement our existing math curriculum while teaching W.R. Tolar students a valuable com munity service lesson about kids helping other kids. St. Jude Math-A-Thon is an education-based fundrais world's sickest children who look to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital for hope. *St. Jude treats the world's sickest children battling cancer and other deadly diseases free of charge no family ever pays St. Jude for anything. *St. Jude is researching the world's deadliest pedi atric diseases doing research that no one else is doing community. *Today, millions of children around the world are Students from W.R. Tolar will be coming to family and family friends the week of March 4-8 to ask for your donations and sponsorships for the Math-A-Thon. You may donate any amount you like. A link has also been set up for you to be able to donate. You may ac cess it by going to our school web page www.wrtolar. com The last day to donate will be Friday March 8th. To kick off our annual Math-A-Thon, students will be able to wear their pajamas on Monday March 4th and receive a Hershey Kiss for $1 to go along with our theme of "Kiss Cancer Goodnight! This money will also help us reach our goal of $2,000. The students and faculty of W.R. Tolar thank you in advance for your willingness to help us as we work as a school and community team to help children battling cancer. For further questions on how you can help, please contact Sky Scott at (850) 643-2426 ext. 523. Can you imagine being in middle school and having the technical skills to land a great job in the workforce immediately? Thats the reality for some WR Tolar Middle tions under a new program in Florida. Seventh and eighth graders Krynn Inman, Tanner Cain, Delayna Dalton, Vontris Pierre, Emily Kern, Al lison Myers, Hannah Sansom and Amber Revell (not pictured Sierra Campbell), shown here with Principal Link Barber and Microsoft Academy Teacher Nancy Dillmore, completed the require State and business leaders gathered in Tallahas from Microsoft and Adobe, under a new state law. The law requires all school districts to create at least one career academy, called a CAPE Academy, at a middle school in each district. Fifteen districts, including Liberty County, have established their programs ahead of schedule. These middle schoolers are the youngest students ever Alan Raymonds work with Certiport has taken him to 47 countries so he says hes seen the competition around the world. Raymond calls the students trailblazers. As I travel around, theres many universities that you all just received as entrance exams for post-graduate degrees. Youre in middle school in the U.S. in Florida and if you are in the Middle admittance into a post-graduate degree in several countries in the Middle East, he said. What you guys did is really, really cool. You dont realize it but it is. And what youre doing is preparing yourselves for change. The world is changing, education is changing, careers are changing. Sen. Don Gaetz developed the legislation to create these academies in 2007, but it was tar geted for high school students. At the time, a lot students would be too hard. In 2011, the law was expanded to include a middle school academy in every district. Now the curriculum is being taught to 1,400 students in middle school CAPE Academies across Florida. BACK, FROM LEFT: Nancy Dillmore, Krynn Inman, Tanner Cain, Delayna Dalton, Vontris Pierre and Link Barber. FRONT: Emily Kern, Allison Myers, Hannah Sansom and Amber Revell. Not pictured is Sierra Campbell. Happy Birthday In Loving Memory of Flossie Alderman DUGGAR A loving wife, mother and grandmother. Gone, but so lovingly remembered! With love, the Duggar/ Goodman family Create a stir with the Tupperware Essentials Serving Collection. Entertain in robust, vibrant style. NEW CALL BETH EUBANKS Your Tupperware Consultant (850) 643-2498 or (850) 570-0235 Tupperware ITS VERY WISE TO ADVERTISE in the Calhoun-Liberty Journal and... CLJ N ews .COM W.R. Tolar held its Annual Sweetheart Pageant Feb. 8. The coronation crowned Kayla Chambers, W.R. Tolars Miss Sweetheart Queen. She is the daughter of Ackshun and Antwan Chambers. J.J. House was crowned W.R. Tolars Mr. Sweet heart King. He is the son of Valerie Braggs and Sta cey House. We would like to thank the following businesses for their generous donations: Buy Rite Drugs, Shiv ers Florist, Myrlenes Beauty Shop, Debbies Beauty Shop, Big Bend Bait and Tackle, Stricklands Ace Hardware, Subway, Nancys Beauty Shop, Rachel Manspeaker and Blountstown Drugs. We would also like to thank the girls, boys, family members and staff for making our W.R. Tolar Sweet heart Pageant extra special. J.J. House & Kayla Chambers crowned Tolars Sweetheart King and Queen February 8 The Liberty County Bulldogs improved their record to 4 after winning two im portant District games last week. On Tuesday, the Bulldogs played host to the Franklin County Seahawks with the Dawgs winning 3. Starting on the mound for the Dawgs was Senior Hayden Swier. Hayden pitched six full innings, giving up just 2 hits while striking out 14. Hayden did a fantastic job for us on the mound tonight, said Coach Donnie Coxwell. He threw strikes and kept us in the game. Senior JoJo Durden came in and pitched a perfect 7th inning and got the win after the Dawgs scored in the bottom of the 7th to win the game. Hayden got to his pitch count so we brought in JoJo for the last inning, the coach said. At the plate the Dawgs were led by Senior Dustin Watson who was 3 for 3 with two runs scored, Junior Hunter Jacobs who was 2 for 3 and drove in the winning run. Hayden Swier added a hit and two RBI. We are not hitting the ball real well as a team right now, the coach commented. We have a couple of guys who are hitting we just have to keep pitching and playing defense until our hitting come around. This was a big win for us because it was a District game. It was important for us to start of District schedule with a win. On Thursday, the Dawgs hosted the South Walton Seahawks for another important District contest. The Dawgs won 2 0 behind a strong pitching performance by Senior JoJo Durden and some timely hitting with runners in scoring position. JoJo was dominate on the mound tonight. He struck out 16 Seahawks while walking only three in a complete game performance, accord ing to Coxwell. The best thing he did was he attacked their hitters and kept his pitch total low which allowed him to pitch deeper into the game. On offense the Dawgs were led by Dustin Watson who was two for three, and Hayden Swier who was 1 for 3 with two RBI. We are not scoring a lot of runs right now but we are scoring more than our opponents and that is the most important thing right now, the coach said. The Bulldogs game against Wakulla Friday night was canceled due to rain. That game has been rescheduled for March 29 at 7 p.m. (ET) in Crawfordville. The Bulldogs have an extremely impor tant week ahead of them with three District games. On Tuesday, the Dawgs travel to Dean Bozeman to play the Bozeman Bucks It will be a JV/Varsity double header with the JV game starting at 5 p.m. (ET). Thursday, the Dawgs will host the Port St. Joe Sharks. JV game will start at 5 p.m. Friday, the BHS Tigers will visit. JV game will start at 5 p.m. Next week is a big week for us, the coach said. Our three opponents are all quality teams so we will better see how we stack up against them early in the year. LCHS Bulldogs improve record to 4 0 after winning two district games
FEBRUARY 27, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 11 OBITUARIES 2 positions Temporary/seasonal work plant ing, cultivating and harvesting nursery stock. from 3/1/2013 to 11/15/2013 at Donzells Flow er & Garden Center, Inc. Akron, OH. Three months of previous experience required in the job described. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. Post-hire employer-paid background check required. $11.74/hr or cur rent applicable AEWR. Workers are guaranteed of work hours of total period. Work tools, sup plies, equipment supplied by employer without charge to worker. Housing with kitchen facilities provided at no cost to only those workers who are not reasonably able to return same day to their place of residence at time of recruitment. Transportation and subsistence expenses to work site will be paid to nonresident workers not later than upon completion of 50% of the job contract. Interviews required. Apply for this job at nearest State Workforce Agency in state in which this ad appears, or One Stop Career Center 16908 Northeast Pear Street, Suite 2, Blountstown, FL 32424. Provide copy of this ad. OH Job Order #OH553501. JOB MARKET Experienced Dump Trk. Driver Drug Free Workplace EEO MUST HAVE C.W. Roberts Contracting, Inc. 22574 NE SR 20 Hosford, FL 32334 (850) 379-8116 Deadline 3-1-13 8 positions Temporary/seasonal work planting, cultivating and harvesting nursery stock and trees. from 3/15/2013 to 11/15/2013 at Jim Hoffmans Sons, Inc., Petoskey, MI. This job requires a min prior experience working in a balled and burlap tree nursery. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. Valid driving license and clean driving record required to drive company vehicles. $11.30/hr or current applicable AEWR. Workers are guaranteed of work hours of total period. Work tools, supplies, equipment supplied by employer without charge to worker. Housing with kitchen facilities provided at no cost to only those workers who are not reasonably able to re turn same day to their place of residence at time of recruitment. Transportation and subsistence expenses to work site will be paid to nonresident workers not later than upon completion of 50% of the job contract. Interviews required. Apply for this job at nearest State Workforce Agency in state in which this ad appears, or One Stop Ca reer Center 16908 Northeast Pear Street, Suite 2, Blountstown, FL 32424. Provide copy of this ad. MI Job Order #MI 3916849. 3 positions Temporary/seasonal work on a nurs ery planting, cultivating, harvesting nursery stock, ornamental, specimen and evergreen trees, 12/23/2013 at Gialanella Evergreens & Nursery, Inc., Lincroft, NJ. 3 months previous experience required in the job described. Saturday work re quired. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. Insurable drivers license required in order to drive company vehicles. $10.87/hr or current applicable AEWR. Workers are guaranteed 3/4 of work hours of total period. Work tools, supplies, equipment supplied by employer without charge to worker. Housing with kitchen facilities provided at no cost to only those workers who are not reasonably able to re turn same day to their place of residence at time of recruitment. Transportation and subsistence expenses to work site will be paid to nonresident workers not later than upon completion of 50% of the job contract. Interviews required. Apply for this job at nearest State Workforce Agency in state in which this ad appears, or One Stop Career Cen ter 16908 Northeast Pear Street, Suite 2, Blount stown, FL 32424. Provide copy of this ad. NJ Job Order #NJ0841677. 8 positions Temporary/seasonal work planting, cultivating, harvesting fruits, vegetables, nurs ery stock, trees. from 3/23/2013 to 11/1/2013 at Rhoads Farm, Inc. Circleville, OH. This job requires a minimum of three months (or 420 vegetable/fruit farm and nursery, with extensive work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. $11.74/hr or current applicable AEWR. Work ers are guaranteed of work hours of total pe riod. Work tools, supplies, equipment supplied by employer without charge to worker. Housing with kitchen facilities provided at no cost to only those workers who are not reasonably able to return same day to their place of residence at time of recruitment. Transportation and subsis tence expenses to work site will be paid to non resident workers not later than upon completion of 50% of the job contract. Interviews required. Apply for this job at nearest State Workforce Agency in state in which this ad appears, or One Stop Career Center 16908 Northeast Pear Street, Suite 2, Blountstown, FL 32424. Provide copy of this ad. OH Job Order #OH554156. 10 positions Temporary/seasonal work plant ing, cultivating and harvesting nursery stock. from 3/15/2013 to 12/1/2013 at Peggys Garden ing, Inc. Petoskey, MI. Three months previous experience required in the job described. Satur day work required. Must be able to lift/carry 75 lbs. Valid driving license and clean driving record required to drive company vehicles. Employerpaid post-hire drug testing. $11.30/hr or current applicable AEWR. Workers are guaranteed of work hours of total period. Work tools, supplies, equipment supplied by employer without charge to worker. Housing with kitchen facilities pro vided at no cost to only those workers who are not reasonably able to return same day to their place of residence at time of recruitment. Trans portation and subsistence expenses to work site will be paid to nonresident workers not later than upon completion of 50% of the job contract. In terviews required. Apply for this job at nearest State Workforce Agency in state in which this ad appears, or One Stop Career Center 16908 Northeast Pear Street, Suite 2, Blountstown, FL 32424. Provide copy of this ad. MI Job Order #MI3916805. Groundskeeper / Lawn Maintenance ROUND YEAR Job Announcement Help Needed Live in Care Call 379-8704 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 643-3636 Todd Wahlquist, Rocky Bevis & Ed Peacock Licensed Funeral Directors & Crematory evis Funeral H ome B of Bristol of Bristol Telephone (850) 674-2266 Your hometown funeral home since 1994 A Hometown Funeral Director You Can Trust and Depend On! Funeral Services with Dignity, Caring and Professionalism. Marlon Peavy Peavy Funeral Home & Crematory FLORENCE WOOD LEMIEUX PORT ST. JOE Florence Wood Lemieux, 75, of Port St. Joe passed away Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 at her home with her family by her side. She was born to Arthur and Dolly Wood of Bristol on March 30, 1937 in Omega, GA. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Dolly Wood; one son, James Lemieux and one sister, Velma. Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Mar vin Lemieux; two sons, Kenny Lemieux and his wife, Karen of Port St. Joe and David Lemieux and his wife, Barbara of Wellington, TX; one daughter, Shei la Wilder and her husband, Darron of Port St. Joe; three sisters and three brothers; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services were held Thursday, Feb. 21 at Oak Grove Church. Interment followed. The family would like to thank everyone for all the kindness and prayers during her illness. A very special thanks to Covenant Hospice for all their sup be with her Lord and Savior. ELIZABETH ANN STALLWORTH TALLAHASSEE Elizabeth Ann Stallworth, 72, of Tallahassee, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013 at her home. She was born in Quincy and was retired from the City of Tallahassee. Survivors include one daughter, Terry McCully and her husband, Bill of Tallahassee; two sons, Mike Stallworth and his wife, Shelby of Tallahassee and Randy Stallworth and his wife Becky of Havana; a twin sister, Margaret Weiss and her husband, Ted of Tallahassee; one nephew, Mark Weiss and his wife, Benita of Cumming, GA; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Graveside services were held Friday, Feb. 22 at Hillcrest Cemetery. Interment followed. Charles McClellan Funeral Home in Quincy was in charge of the arrangements. MARY LIZZIE TALIAFERRO STOUTAMIRE DOWLING PARK Mary Lizzie Taliaferro Stoutamire, 87, of Advent Christian Village, Dowl ing Park, passed away Monday, Feb. 25, 2013. She was born Dec. 18, 1925 and grew up on the family farm in Rowena, GA with her four brothers and two sisters. She left her family behind in 10th grade after Pearl Harbor to join the war effort at Warner Robins Air Base in Georgia. Her wartime of other pioneering women who would become known as the famous Rosie the Riveter' group. Instead of returning to the farm after the war, she went to Panama City to run the Cove Hotel dining room, where her looks and personality captured the Mayor's attention and earned her the title Mrs. Panama City. In 1950 J.W. Stoutamire convinced her to be his bride and she moved again to the Och locknee River on Hwy. 20 where she helped run the went back to school, earned her high school diplo ma then graduated Cosmetology School at Lively and opened Mary's Beauty Shop on Jackson Bluff Road in Tallahassee. After she sold her shop, yet another career in Home Healthcare introduced her to Advent Christian Village where she moved to in March 1994. There she joined the Silver-tone Sing ers and Rhythm Band, chaired the monthly Birth day Club and was elected State Chairman of the Florida Rosie the Riveters Chapter. Only the love for her three children eclipsed her many profession al achievements. Survivors include one son, Colonel David Stou tamire, USAF (Ret) and his wife, Jan of Plantation; two daughters, Vena Lapping and her husband, Tom of Bloomington, MN and Pamela Marshall and her husband, Rocky of Blountstown; one brother, Eu gene Taliaferro and his wife, Ann of Huber Heights, OH; six grandchildren, Justin and Darah Stou tamire, Jordan and Justine Lapping, Heather Mar shall Cottrell and Rebekah Marshall. The family will receive friends Wednesday, Feb. 27 from 5-7 p.m. (CT) at Peavy Funeral Home Cha pel. Services will be held Thursday, Feb. 28 at 10 a.m. (CT) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with follow at 2:30 p.m. (CT) at Oak Grove Cemetery in Arlington, GA. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. Best of the Latest Country Charted songs, mixed in with your favorite oldies. WPHK Radio K-102.7 FM WYBT 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 from 9-10 a.m. ET Buy, Sell, Trade or Give Stuff Away. NATHAN DALE FORT PARAGOULD, AR Nathan Dale Fort, 59, of Par agould, AR, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 at the NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, AR. He was born on Dec. 24, 1953 in Kennett, MO. He was preceded in death by his parents Loyde and Katherine Copeland. Survivors include is wife, Donna; two sons, Joseph and Matthew and their families; seven sisters, Sue Pitts of Bristol, Fay Franklin of Livonia LA, Kathy Thompson of Caruthersville, MO, Lillie Ward, Betty Mixson of Kennett, MO, Barbara Adams of Zachary, LA and Hazel Dempsey of Independence, MO; two brothers, Jerry Fort of Tallahassee and L.C. Copeland of St. Louis, MO; several nieces and nephews. Memorial services were held Sunday, Feb. 17 at Center Hill Church of Christ in Paragould, AR.
Page 12 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL FEBRUARY 27, 2013 SERVICE DIRECTORY Whaley Heating & Air Conditioning (850) 674-4777 FL LIC. # CMC1249570 Accepting: 4433 NW C.R. 274 Altha, Fl 32421 (850) 762-9402 Cell (850) 832-5055 Dozer and Excavation work Over 20 years experience Clay ONeals Land Clearing, Inc. William's Home Improvements No Job Too Big or Small" Concrete work, landscape, pressure & screen enclosure Call 674-8092 Licensed & Insured, contractor & roofer FOR FREE ESTIMATES at 674-8081 or 643-8561 (Cell) STUMP GRINDING Reasonable Rates & FREE Estimates! That Darn Pump There is never a convenient time to be without water. 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Day or night, Check out our prices before Margies Florist To place your ad call us at 643-3333 Gary Richards, EA MBA Phone: (850) 643-6925 Sealed bids will be received Board, 20859 Central Ave. E., Room G20, Blountstown, Flor 13, 2013, for the purchase of 1. Assorted old air condition ers, ice makers, coolers and other metal objects to be bid all wrecker will be bid off each a separate bid: Bus No. 52, Vin No. 1HVB BZWNOLH690147, 1989 Mod Bus No. 58, Vin No. 1HVBBNKN9MH375623, 1991 Bus No. 63, Vin No. 1HVB BABL35H605774, 1994 Model Bus No. 65, Vin No. 1HVB BABN3SH676586, 1995 Model Bus No. 66, Vin No. 1HVB BABN5SH676587, 1995 Model Bus No. 560, Vin No. 1HVB BABL5TH382963, 1996 Model Bus No. 561, Vin No. 1HVB BZWL2LH226517, 1990 Model Homemade F1800 Wrecker Serial No. 456080G263808, 1967 Model IH The sealed bids will be opened limit from March 14th to pick up The decision of the Board will are opened. ATTEST: Ralph Yoder, Superintendent ________________________ ter in compliance with Section 865.09, Florida Statutes. BUSINESS NAME & ADDRESS Bond Creations, LLC 18634 NE Old Blue Ck. Rd. Hosford, FL 32334 OWNER NAME & ADDRESS Bond Creative Hosford, FL 32334 ________________________ IN RE: ESTATE OF GALE CHASE Deceased. The administration of the estate of GALE CHASE., deceased, whose date of death was Janu Circuit Court for LIBERTY sion, the address of which is The names and addresses of the personal representative and All creditors of the decedent and notice is required to be served court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SER NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the dece claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF The FLORIDA FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. this notice is 7-25-2012 and the date of the second publication of this notice is 8-1-2012. sonal Representative 19750 NW CR 67 Bristol, Florida 3232. resentative 20883 NE Roberts St. Hosford, Florida 32334. 2-27, 3-6 PUBLIC AND LEGAL NOTICES STARSCOPE Week of Feb. 24 ~ March 2, 2013 It was cold and rainy but the Gods Will camp survived. We had over 100 children show up for camp, which was a great success. We thank all of those who helped with the camp and our won derful sponsors. We started the day just hoping to have a few kids show up, but by 10 a.m. we had over 100. We started last year and had only about 30 kids. By the beginning of soccer camp the number grew to approximately 65 kids. Our mission is to help keep the kids in our com munity busy by playing sports and being active. This has been mine and my wifes goal for the past two years. I would say that Gods Will is do ing its job helping the kids in Liberty Coun ty. We will have more events to come through out the year. If you signed your child up for t-ball, coach pitch, baseball, or soft ball and they are between the ages of 3 and 12, there will be a meeting on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. at the Hosford/Te logia park to discuss up coming events. For more details, please call Ray Glisson after 3:30 p.m. at (850) 5101372. Fundraiser set March 16 Sherry Dawson & family on March 16 beginning at 4 p.m. (ET) at the St. Ste phens AME Church in Sweet Water. All proceeds go toward Stanley and Sherry Ann Dawson and family to assist with medical expenses. Everyone is invited to come and enjoy a gospel sing and praise dance. Refreshments will be served. want to contribute to the family, it would be greatly appreciated. For more information contact Martha at (850) 5095987, Maple at (850) 447-2143 or Angela Donar at (850) 643-3462. The Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce An nual Banquet is set for Friday, Mar. 1 at the W.T. Neal Civic Center in Blountstown. This year, the addition of music and dancing will close the evening. Local band Twenty on Red will be the featured entertain ment. There will be a short reception from 6 6:30 p.m., with the program and meal beginning at 6:30 p.m. We will enjoy a buffet meal of Calhoun County bar presentation which will include the Pioneer Award, Cracker Jack Award, and Volunteer and Citizen of the Year honors. We will close the night with music and dancing to commemorate another great year in Cal houn County! This years theme is Boots, Bluejeans, & Barbe cue! Please plan to join us in your best boots and blue jeans to enjoy a fun evening. Deadline for ticket sales was February 22. No tick ets will be sold at the door. Banquet planned March 1
FEBRUARY 27, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 13 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL CLASSIFIEDS To place your ad, call 643-3333 by noon Eastern Time on Monday. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks. $2,500 OBO. 1994 Chevy Blaz er, 4WD, automatic, $4,500. Call 762-1984. 2-27, 3-6 GMC van, will take best offer or will trade for a house trailer. Call 674-3264. 2-27, 3-6 1997 GMC Safari Van, 4.3 liter V-6, good AC, looks and runs great, $2,400. Call 379-8308. 2-27, 3-6 2004 Ford F250 super duty 4x4 in excellent condition, new tires, runs good, $6,000 or will trade. Call 899-8695. 2-27, 3-6 with 3rd seat, 110,000 miles, $12,500. 1997 Ford Expedition with 3rd seat, 200,000 miles, $2,900. Call 643-6488. 2-20, 2-27 1994 Toyota 4WD pickup 22R, 4 cyl. motor, 5 speed with good tires and clean, $4,500. 2000 Chevy S10 4WD pickup, V6, 4.3 Vortex engine, automatic, cruise, CD, tires has 90% tread, in excel lent condition, $6,500. Call (850) 814-8563 or 639-2093. 2-20, 2-27 VEHICLE ACCESSORIES Four off-road wide tires Ford size LT315-75-R16 with alu minum wheels. Call 762-9762. 2-20, 2-27 PETS/SUPPLIES Two Australian puppies, red and white. AQHA Buckskin mare, nine years old. Also two saddles. Call 237-1319. 2-27, 3-6 Incubator with two automatic egg turner and thermometer, holds 42 eggs, $65. Call 674-6242. 2-27, 3-6 Chihuahua/Pit mixed puppies six males, mom is Pit and dad is Chihuahua. Call 643-1401 for more details. 2-20, 2-27 Six young pigs, $20 each. Call 209-0910. 2-20, 2-27 Full grown cat female, named Buttercup. House trained and very loving, $25. Call 674-3033. 2-20, 2-27 Two male Chihuahua puppies six weeks old, $25 each. One Chihuahua, eight months old, fe male, $25. Call 674-1012. 2-20, 2-27 WANTED Looking for an 5.7 liter engine for a 1994-1999 Chevy or GMC truck. Also looking for a privacy fence, wood or chain link, will come dismantle. Call (850) 8792652. 2-27, 3-6 Electric stove Call 674-3264. 2-27, 3-6 Looking for a vehicle depend able and reasonably priced. Call (850) 631-1941. 2-27, 3-6 And looking for a small 4 cyl. car. Running or not, prefer running but can be repaired to run if nec essary. Prefer a Toyota, Nissan or Honda. Call 674-6242. 2-27, 3-6 ELECTRONICS Madcatz II Professional gamers series steering wheel and foot pedals, was used with Xbox, $50 OBO. Call 447-0438. 2-13, 2-20 PSP and PS2 games, $5 each or will sell all for a reasonable price. ITEMS FOR SALE Galaxy CB radio with a Texas Star 250 linear with all the wires and ac cessories. Complete and ready to go, $275 for all. Call 674-5701. 2-27, 3-6 Marys Ivory wedding gown strapless, pearl and jewel top, gathered to left hip, size 14, $200. Bridesmaid gown, lavender, strap less, tee length, Michael Angelo, size 8, $50. Davids Bridal gown, white, sleeveless with beading around top, size 10, $100. Call 447-0122. 2-27, 3-6 Floor length gown red, spaghetti strap with wrap, size 10, $100. Sleeveless gown, black, sequin size 10, $25. Call 447-0122. 2-27, 3-6 100 VHS movies with two storage boxes, holds 48 movies, $65. Two computer towers, Dell and E Ma chine, $50. Call 674-6242. 2-27, 3-6 Porcelain dolls four fancy dressed 19-inch high dolls, $15 each. Call 643-5011 after 5 p.m. If no answer leave a message, you will get a call back. 2-20, 2-27 ap proximately 200 assorted sizes, $20. Two Worksman bicycles in good shape, $50 each. Call 7629762. 2-20, 2-27 All coats 50% off and many other great deals Everyone is invited to shop at the Calhoun-Liberty Ministry Center store on Hwy. 20 E. in Blountstown. Phone 6741818. UFN FURNITURE Sofa, very compact. In really good shape. Has been smoke and pet free, $50. Call 643-2440. 2-20, 2-27 Good used furniture and applianc es needed at Calhoun-Liberty Min istry Center. Call 674-1818 UFN APPLIANCES Thane FlavorWave deluxe oven, like new with how to and recipe books, $35. Call 674-6242. 2-27, 3-6 Toaster oven $8. Call 674-8376. 2-13, 2-20 FREE on the ground. Just needs to be cut and hauled away. Call 762-3824. 2-20, 2-27 CARS 1991 Nissan Stanza needs work. Call (850) 879-2652. 2-27, 3-6 2001 Mercury Grand Marquis, in Bristol. Call Suzanne at (850) 661-6749. 2-27, 3-6 Three Ford Mustangs, early s models, 5.0 liter engines. $2,000 for all three or possible trade. Call (850) 557-7321. 2-20, 2-27 TRUCKS 1992 Chevy pickup long wheel base, 2WD, automatic, runs good, Call 237-2644. 2-13, 2-20 EQUIPMENT & TOOLS John Deere tractor, model #2550, 65 hp motor, 2400 hours $9,800. Call 899-8695. 2-27, 3-6 Ariens EZR zero turn lawn mower, 16 hp. Briggs and Strat ton engine with a 48 cut, $1,500 OBO. Call Phillip for more infor mation at 674-1740. 2-27, 3-6 Lincoln DC portable welder, 6 cyl. Continental engine, A/C auxillary power, trailer mounted with tool box, in good condition, $2,800. Call (850) 899-8695. 2-20, 2-27 in excellent condition. Call 6745051. 2-20, 2-27 HUNTING & FISHING 9.8 Mercury motor for sale. Call 237-1319. 2-27, 3-6 1999 17 Logic Center Con sole boat with a 90 hp. Mercury, $4,700 OBO. Call (850) 2092456. 2-27, 3-6 2006 14 ft. aluminum boat with a 2006 Yamaha 50 hp. motor with tilt and trim, foot controlled troll ing motor, stick steering. Ready 643-6942 if interested. 2-27, 3-6 Matthews Menace Bow pack age, equipped with QAD ultrarest arrow rest, Alpine Bear claw quiver, TruGlo Brightsite Ex treme, TruBlock mini stabilizer, Surz Pep and Paradox braided sling, also includes arrows, case and TruBall pro release, used only a few times, $400. Call 4471358. 2-20, 2-27 1997 AquaSport 165 Striper boat with a 1997 Johnson 50 hp motor, 1997 E-Z loader trailer, used less than 100 hours, excel lent condition, needs clean up, $5,000. Call 442-6431. 2-20, 2-27 HOMES & LAND One acre of land in Hosford, $18,000. Call 228-5187 or 6433040. 2-27, 3-6 Mobile home 12 x 60, 2 BD, 1 1/2 BA, needs some repairs, must be moved. Call 447-0871. 2-27, 3-6 Singlewide mobile home must be moved, $2,500. Call 643-4134 please leave a message. 2-20, 2-27 1997 16x56 Clayton mobile home, located on CR 69A, par tially furnished (one bedroom set, dinette set, two matching reclin ers and an end table) also some appliances (washer, dryer, refrig erator, stove and microwave). Home in good condition, must be moved, $10,000 OBO. Call (850) 559-0339. 2-20, 2-27 CAMPERS/RVS 1999 Rockwood pop-up camp er with a 2 ft. pull out. Has gas/ electric ice box, gas cook top, sleeps 6-8. Has been kept under shelter, in very good condition, $2,500 OBO. Call (850) 6395307. 2-27, 3-6 For Rent in ALTHA 762-9555, 447-0581 or 762-8597 Very NICE *2 & 3 BD trailers. With lawn service 5 x 10 ..... $ 27 10 x 10 .... $ 43 10 x 20 .... $ 70 10 x 25 .... $ 90 M & W SELF STORAGE RENTALS Call 762-9555, 447-0871 or 762-8597 7 days a week service UFN BD, 1 1/2 BA Townhouses BRISTOL 643-7740 FOR RENT BLOUNTSTOWN Home lots for sale in Altha Mild deed restrictions, starting at $15,000 with owner terms. Available with 10% down, 5 year term at $287 month or seven year term with 15% down and $270 month. Call 762-8185 $185,000 (850) 962-7894 House FOR Sale IN SMITH CREEK CALL IN EVENING HOURS Tri-Land Inc. Broker (813) 253-3258 OWNER FINANCING NO QUALIFYING For Rent or Sale in Bristol The Herbert Whittaker Barber shop building. Located on Hwy. 20 and Myers Ann Road in Bristol. Call (850) 363-2849 House for Rent in Bristol $ 350 month + $ 300 deposit Call 379-8539 or (850) 933-4983 Homes FOR Sale IN HOSFORD 1 & 2 bedroom mobile homes in Blountstown and Bristol. $105 to $155 weekly. Deposit required. All utilities included. NO PETS. Perfect for Singles or Couples. Call 674-7616 FOR RENT Mar. 2 at 7 p.m. (First Saturday of every month) Public is invited. 18098 NW County Rd. 12 AUCTION 643-7740 Col. James W. Copeland AB1226/AU0001722 FREE SETUP FOR YARD SALE EVERY SATURDAY. BRINKLEY & ASSOC. REALTY Call (850) 643-3289 10976 BRINKLEY LANE, BRISTOL REAL ESTATE WANTED: Will buy 10 to 1,000 acres, reasonably priced. Immediate closing. Phone (850) 544-5441 or (850) 570-0222 BUY, SELL & TRADE WITH AN AD IN THE JOURNAL CLASSIFIEDS. ALTHA Large multi-family yard sale Saturday, March 2 beginning at 8 a.m. Located across from Ace Hardware. Mens and womens clothing, bedding, household items, baby items and much more. BRISTOL Moving sale, Friday, March 1 from 1-5 p.m. and Satur day, March 2 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Located 2 miles south on YARD SALES Hwy. 12 across from WR Tolar school. Look for signs. Some thing for everyone, furniture, household items, clothes and more. Rain or shine. Phone 643-7628 or 643-8320. BRISTOL Multi-family yard sale Satur day, March 2, beginning at day light. Located in from of the old Hogly Wogly store next to the Apalachee Restaurant. Phone 559-0284.
Page 14 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL FEBRUARY 27, 2013 Town Hall meeting lmed in Hosford for an upcoming episode of Finding Bigfoot by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor People from surrounding counties gathered to share some unusual stories with the crew from Animal Planets Finding Bigfoot series last week at the Wesleyan Church in Hosford. Some fans of the show joined local folks who described encounters with something they cant quite explain for the Town Hall segment featured in each episode. Those taking part in the invitation-only gathering had to sign agreements not to share what they heard inside before the show airs later in the year. describing what they believe to be Bigfoot-related sightings, they were being filmed by another crew for a behind-the-scenes special. cast including Matt Moneymaker, Cliff Barackman, Ranae Holland and James Bobo Fay met with fans and signed a few autographs. Chad Hammel, the shows coexecutive producer who has worked on 40 Finding Bigfoot episodes (including eight that have yet to air) said leaving Monday. Their efforts were met with a week of heavy rain but, We have to work with what Mother Nature gives you, he said. His show is a little more challenging than most reality shows, he said, because, Were out in the woods a lot following people around. Barackman spent a rainy night camping in Torreya State Park hoping to recreate a sighting reported last year by Stacy Brown, Sr. and Jr., father-and-son Bigfoot hunters from Crawfordville. Hammel said they had a great turnout at the Feb. 19 Town Hall meeting. Everyone was really nice and open with their stories, he said. He mentioned how two people came forward to share sighting even though they admitted they had been mocked by their friends. cautions, We never really know what will go on the show. Those decisions are made during the editing process. giving their account of events. He said he felt the stories shared at last weeks meeting were plausible. Everyone seemed completely credible, he said. One thing stood out among the stories the crew heard here, he said. In almost every story we heard, people smelled something. Ive heard that before, but never in such great quantity, he said. I thought it was interesting since Florida is known for the Skunk Ape. He said no air date has been set for the perhaps September, he said. Upcoming episode topics of Finding Bigfoot can be found on the Animal Planet website. FROM LEFT: Matt Moneymaker makes a point with a young visitor before last weeks meeting. Ranae Holland speaks with Hosford School science TONY SHOEMAKE PHOTOS ABOVE: A few Hosford School students pose for a photo with the shows his Bigfoot experiences. LEFT: Participants gather outside the restored Wesleyan Church before the Feb. 19 Town Hall meeting.