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by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A Georgia woman is dead, a Bristol man is lucky to be alive and the driver of the truck that caused a County was hospitalized in serious condition. Edwin Hobby of Bristol day when he saw an oncoming pickup had driven into his lane and was coming right at him. Hobby veered off the road and drove into the ditch. The southbound truck kept going and slammed headon into a car that had been traveling behind Hobby. The impact sent both ve hicles onto the east shoul der of the road, with the car lodged on the hood of the Newberry. Hyundai Elantra was killed. Hahira, GA. ground with a bloodied face and an apparent leg injury when rescue workers ar rived. Both drivers were wearing seat belts. The crash is being investigated by FHP Trooper Rescue workers try to help a Georgia woman trapped in the wreckage of her car. She died of her injuries at the scene. JOHNNY EUBANKS PHOTO Woman killed in SR 12 head-on collision Sunday Three from Quincy arrested Gallon bag of cannabis by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Three people from Quincy were arrested after a according to a report Gentry was watching about one mile from Institution, when he spotted a car that appeared to have illegally-tinted windows. He stopped the car and spoke with the driver, window tinting on front and side windows allow at odor of raw marijuana coming from inside the car. He asked if they had anything illegal in the car. "I nervous and unable to control the shaking in his hand as he smoked a cigarette. The three were asked to step out of the car and when they did so, the deputy noticed a bud of RENIKA ROBINSON MICHAEL GIBSON KELVIN FRIERSON See THREE ARRESTED continued on page 2 Sheriff's Log.........2 Riding the Steam..........3 Stolen chickens were beloved pets...4 Events...5 Business News......9 Outdoors Down South...11 CALHOUNLIBERTY J OURNAL THE W ednesday MARCH 20, 2013 Vol. 33, No. 12 50 includes tax Workers are shown Tuesday as they install microwave antennas on the Calhoun County Airport/ Industrial Park water tower as part of the Florida Rural Broadband Alliance. These are point-to-point antennas that will transmit large volumes of data Construction is under way at the be the entry point for the Broadband Network. Work is expected to begin soon on two Liberty County sites, the City of Bristol water tower and cell phone tower in Hosford. This project is scheduled to be completed by the end of June 2013. This is a project conducted by Opportunity Florida and the eight counties that make up its membership. They include Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty and Washington Counties. Once this phase of the project is communications company to complete the link from the microwave antennas to homes and businesses. Broadband equipment going up at Calhoun Industrial Park Workers put brackets into place on the Industrial Park water tower before installing microwave antennas, pictured below. JOHNNY EUBANKS PHOTOS by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor In the midst of their devastation, a young couple in Bristol have found a way to give hope to other parents with the decision to donate the organs of their oneyear-son following his unexpected death. scheduled to from life support early this week. Arrangements have been made to harvest his kidneys and children whose life he could extend by sharing his tissue and other organs. They made the decision that most parents wont make, or cant make, man being able to help someone else to live is a wonderful thing, she said about her grandson. FOUND IN THE TUB put him in the tub for a bath. There may have been two or three inches of water in the tub, his grandmother said, use a lot of water because was bad about pulling the stopper and letting the water out. someone in the front of the house and went to see who it was, not realizing it was her husband coming home. They talked for a couple of minutes about what they would have for supper that night. When she returned to the bathroom, she found her son unconscious in the tub. A call for help brought an ambulance to their trailer on Gobbler Court off Hospital. He had an abnormal heartbeat at the hospital in Blountstown, They tried to shock his heartbeat back to normal. they stabilized him, they took him by emergency helicopter to Tallahassee stayed by his side to continue heart Family agrees to donate his organs Kids duct BES PAGE 17 LCHS Friday night in Bristol PAGE 20 Jorden Means See continued inside on page 3 Find a deal in the Classieds PAGE 18 & 19 Obituaries PAGE 15 Job Market PAGE 16
A 59-year-old Bristol resi dent was charged with pos session of marijuana with in tent to sell within 1,000 feet of a place of worship after an informant working with the Liberty County Sher Sweets residence at Dug gars Trailer Park Feb. 15 to make a purchase. The informant met with Sweet in his living room and handed over $40 in marked cash to buy some marijuana. A warrant was issued for Sweets ar rest and he was taken into custody March 15. Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL MARCH 20, 2013 ARREST REPORTS compiled by Journal Editor Teresa Eubanks CALHOUN COUNTY March 11 Kimberly Haygood, non-support, CCSO. Christopher Russell, criminal reg istration, CCSO. March 12 Jessica Simmons, non-support, CCSO. Laporshae Engram, 3 cts. credit card fraud, CCSO. Stephen Dawson, suspended sen tence violation, CCSO. March 13 Dewey Dodgen, VOCR, CCSO. Mario Faulk, failure to appear (2 times), CCSO. DonaLee Elana Lomprez, driving while license suspended or revoked resisting arrest without violence, BPD. March 14 Aaron Burkes, VOSP, CCSO. Daniel Reeves, VOP (Gulf County warrant), CCSO. William Morgan, criminal mischief less than $200, domestic battery, CCSO. March 15 Rasheed Patillo, driving while license suspended or revoked, BPD. Brian Burnett, driving while license suspended or revoked, BPD. Essence Bailey, possession of marijuana, CCSO. Ebony Neely, possession of mari juana, CCSO. Keith Garvin, driving while license suspended or revoked with knowl edge, CCSO. LIBERTY COUNTY March 11 Kimberly Haygood, holding for CCSO, LCSO. March 12 Laporshe Engram, holding for CCSO, LCSO. Jessica Simmons, holding for CCSO, LCSO. Michael Gibson, possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, possession of more than 20 grams marijuana, LCSO. Kelvin Frierson, possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, possession of more than 20 grams marijuana, LCSO. Renika Robinson, possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, possession of more than 20 grams marijuana, LCSO. March 13 Margaret Hood, possession of listed chemicals to manufacture meth, sale or delivery of controlled substance (meth) within 1,000 ft. of a place of worship, LCSO. December Wilson, holding for CCSO (DOC), LCSO James Morris, detainer (DOC, Gainesville CI), LCSO. March 14 Donalee Elena Lonprez, holding for CCSO, LCSO. Richard Odom, 12 cts. dealing in stolen property, 12 cts. trespassing property no structure, 12 cts. larceny under $300, 12 cts. passing forged/ altered id regulated metal, LCSO. Richard Lance Durden, 12 cts. dealing in stolen property, 12 cts. trespassing property no structure, 12 cts. larceny under $300, 12 cts. pass ing forged/altered id regulated metal, LCSO. Blake Lincoln, posssession of more than 20 grams of marijuana, LCSO. March 15 Marcus Williams, sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a place of worship, LCSO. Gregory Sweet, possession of marijuana with intent to sale within 1,000 feet of a place of worship, LCSO. Terra Reddick, petty theft, LCSO. March 16 Ebony Neely, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Essence Bailey, holding for CCSO, CCSO. 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 ........................................................................04 ............................................................................24 Special details Business alarms ..............................................................................06 Residential alarms ..........................................................................00 ...............................................................................41 Mar. 11 through Mar. 17, 2013 THREE ARRESTED ------------------continued from the front page ------------------A 44-year-old Blountstown woman was arrest ed after she was monitored trading some meth box of pseudoephedrine pills. Margaret Hood was arrested March 12 after she met the informant in an emp ty lot along SR 12 North in Bris tol around 11:30 p.m. Investigators watched as she pulled up and made the exchange. A short time later, they pulled over the car she was riding in and took her into custody. Inside a purse, deputies found a prescription pill bottle in someone else's name for the pain medication Tramadol, which was later deter mined to belong to the driver of the car, Jaimie Morgan. Morgan was issued a notice to appear in court for possession of pills without a prescrip tion. Hood was taken to jail and charged with pos session of listed chemicals to manufacture meth and sale or delivery of a controlled substance (meth) within 1,000 ft. of a place of worship. MARGARET HOOD Sweet arrested for selling marijuana from his home A 36-year-old Blountstown man was taken into custody after investigators with the Liberty tial informants earlier this month. According to the arrest re port, one of the informants was given $50 to buy co caine from Marcus Williams on March 3. Williams arrived at the BP Station in Bristol shortly be fore 5 p.m. There, he met with the informants and handed over the cocaine and took the cash, from which investigators had previously recorded serial numbers. Following the exchange, the informants left and Williams rode off with a woman driving a four-door car. A warrant was issued for Williams arrest and he was taken into custody March 15 and charged with sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a place of worship. A Panama City man traveling closely be hind another vehicle and going about 10 miles over the speed limit was arrested af Liberty County Sgt. Jody Hoagland, who noticed the odor of raw marijuana while talking to the driver. Blake C. Lincoln was trav eling east on SR 20 within the Bristol City Limits when he was stopped March 14. According to the arrest report, Lincoln became very nervous as they talked and when asked to step out of the car, he had to lean on the vehicle to keep his balance. Lincoln then told Hoa gland that he had some marijuana in the center console of his vehicle. When Hoagland took a look, he discovered a glass Mason jar that held a large amount of marijuana which was later d etermined to be a full ounce. The driver said that none of the three passengers traveling with him were aware the mari juana was in the car. They were allowed to go but his car was impounded. Lincoln was charged with possession of more than 20 grams of marijuana. He was also given warnings for unlaw ful speed and following too closely. Bay Co. man arrested with Mason Jar full of pot ITS VERY WISE TO ADVERTISE in the Calhoun-Liberty Journal and... CLJ N ews .COM
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MARCH 20, 2013, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 3 Call today (850) 674-9191 MERLE NORMAN Salon, Spa & Gifts 17932 Main Street N, Suite 5 Blountstown Laurinda Smith Faircloth Beginning on March 18, 2013 SAME GREAT STAFF & SERVICE on select discounted items CLEAR OUT SALE DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTOS Members of the Tallahassee Regional Antique Automobile Club made the trip in style from Tallahassee to Bristol to take part in Saturdays Wear Green & Ride the Steam at the St. Patricks Day themed-event. Before hopping aboard the steam train, the visitors set up their classic cars so other park visitors could enjoy them. Classic Car Club members roll into town to RIDE THE STEAM By midnight Saturday, Jorden was breathing on his own and had his own heartbeat, his grandmother said. He was still on a respirator but he was breathing over the respirator. For a short time, they had hope. ORGAN DONORS Jorden was declared brain dead at 5:57 p.m. Sunday. Earlier in the day, one of the nurses asked the family if something happened to their little boy, would they consider organ donation. Both of the Means list themselves as organ donors on their drivers licenses. An aunt of Benjamins who lives in California underwent a successful lung transplant a few years ago. Moncrief, who also added organ donor to her license, said the need for organ donation became more apparent to her following the death last year of her mother, Phyllis Tanton, of lung cancer. We know in our hearts that somebody else will be living because of him, his grandmother said, adding that they were told a recipient had been found for Jordens kidneys. CAUSE OF DEATH The family is unsure about the little boys cause of death. Jorden didnt have any water in his lungs but theyre still calling it a drowning, his mother said. At a recent WIC appointment at the health department in Bristol, His iron was high and they said he should be tested for juvenile diabetes, according to his grandmother. He had an appointment scheduled for 8 a.m. Monday. It crossed our mind that he could have slipped into a diabetic coma, Shawna said. answer. THE LIGHT OF OUR LIFE He was the light of everybodys life, said Jordens grandmother. Even if you were in a bad mood, he could look at you with his big, brown eyes and make everything better. She said Shawna and Benjamin so enjoyed being in his life and were good parents. She added, Im very proud they made this decision to give somebody else life. Less than a week before Jordens death, the couple learned that Shawna is pregnant with their second child. In a post on her Facebook page early Tuesday morning, Shawna wrote a message to her son, telling him: Baby boy, you will live on forever more! Watch over Mommy and Daddy and Nana and your little brother/sister. Baby boy, you brought so much joy to our lives. Nobody could every replace that. R.I.P. my sweet little angel. Bristol toddler dies ---------continued from the front page ---------Jorden is shown napping with his father.
Page 4 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL MARCH 20, 2013 Are high fuel prices and your daily commute wearing on your wallet? Save money and stress by sharing the ride. Carpooling and vanpooling can reduce your commuting costs by 50% or more. Youll also be contributing to cleaner air and reduced traffic congestion. Commuter Services of North Florida can help you locate neighbors and co-workers with whom you can share the ride, and the service is FREE. Visit www.commuterservices.org to request a free matchlist and to learn about other low-cost commuting options. You can also call us at 1-888-454-RIDE for personalized assistance. rf ntbtbrtt rrfLike us on Facebook during the month of March and become eligible to win an iPad courtesy of Commuter Services of North Florida. Share with your friends to earn extra entries. Visit www.commuterservices.org/giveaway for details or simply scan the QR code. LIBERTY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD POLICY MANUAL CHAPTER 6.0 -6.531 DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PROGRAM (DROP) ter 121, Florida Statutes, is an alternative method of deferred payment the superintendent, after an eligible member of the Florida Retirement TALLAHASSEE The Florida Department of Health in Calhoun and Liberty County recognizes the value in mea suring health outcomes and expresses appreciation to the University of Wisconsin and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for the fourth an nual County Health Rankings & Roadmaps tool recently re leased. This study uses tradi tional, established data, much of which was obtained from the Department and is avail able to the people of Florida at These rankings serve as a snapshot of the health of indi viduals across counties in each state. The report highlights that health is a combined work in progress across a variety of community partners. The Florida Department of Health (DOH), through its county health departments, works to gether to improve the health of all Floridians. The data used in these rankings are available in each state and in clude information related to physical environment, so cial and economic factors, health be haviors, education, crime rate/ law enforcement and clinical care. The Florida Department of Health works every day to bring together community partners around shared goals to improve health, said Dr. John Armstrong, Surgeon General and Secretary of Health. As we track our progress, we are in our efforts for better health. In Calhoun and Liberty County, there are areas of progress and continuing op portunity. For example: ing has increased over the past three years due in part to the expanding outreach of the De partments Diabetes Preven tion Recognition Program. larger community as the adult obesity rate has risen to 11% over the National benchmark over the past four years. The Department in Calhoun and Liberty County is partner ing with many stakeholders to develop and implement a local Community Health Improve ment Plan which will focus on these health indicators. Our next meeting will be held April 9 at 9 a.m.. (ET) at Veterans Me morial Civic Center. Health knows no boundaries, said Rachel Manspeaker, Administrator of the Florida Department of Health in Cal houn and Liberty County. While this report presents county level rank ings, we realize that promoting optimal health involves a broad spectrum of partners in government, educa tion, business and civic organi zations that are not necessarily limited geographically. The rankings include a snap shot of each county in Florida with a color-coded map com paring each countys overall health ranking. There are also new countylevel trend graphs detailing change over time for several of the measurements includ ing children living in poverty, unemployment, and quality of care. The Department works to protect, promote and im prove the health of all people in Flor ida through integrated state, county and community efforts. Health Department announces use of new ranking tool To the editor: A reward is offered for the return of our chickens taken from our home on Pea Ridge Road on Sat urday, March 16. You were just tak ing chickens or so you thought. But in reality you invaded our family. You took the little white hen that religiously guarded all eggs each day until they were gathered and whose mate is now look ing everywhere for her. You took the golden Lady Seminole who presided the newly acquired young hen whose sister is now having to learn how to adjust all alone. If you wanted chickens and couldnt afford them, we would have bought you some. If you wanted eggs, we would have gladly given you some. If you were hungry, we would have gladly fed you. All you had to do is knock on our door. Yes, our hens were part of our family. Not only did they provide food, but they brought a lot of pleasure to our lives. Whoever you are, you have saddened our lives and made our world less secure. Wont you re consider and bring them home? No questions asked. Sincerely, Shirley Bateman and Debbie Acree, Bristol Stolen chickens were special pets SPEAK UP! Write: The Calhoun-Liberty Journal at P.O. Box 536, Bristol 32321 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org WITH A LETTER TO THE EDITOR Community Health Improvement Plan
MARCH 20, 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! 5,340 Saturday, March 23 Thursday March 21 Friday, March 22 TODAYS MEETINGS noon, 7 p.m., Calhoun Co. Old Ag Bldg. east door TODAYS MEETINGS AA 7 p.m., Fire House Alzheimers Project support group, 4 p.m., Calhoun Liberty Hospital 6 p.m., r 6:30 p.m. (ET) at The Club, Bristol. Monday, March 25 Tuesday, March 26 Sunday, March 24 TODAYS MEETINGS 7 p.m., Altha VFD AA 6 p.m., Altha Community Center Sit-n-Sew meeting, 6 pm., First United Methodist Church Youth Hall on Clinton St. Marianna. 7 p.m., Apalachee Restaurant 7 p.m., Dixie Lodge in Blountstown. 7-8 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, Hosford TODAYS MEETINGS 7 p.m., 9 a.m., WT Neal Civic Ctr 6 p.m., Apalachee Rest. 7 p.m., Voting house in Rock Bluff Adult Dance 8-12 p.m. at the Legion Hall in Blountstown BIRTHDAYS ~ Baylee Williams, Jean Curlee, Rusty Beltran, Pam Headings, Rebecca Foran BIRTHDAYS ~ Charlotte Dee Kever and Beth Eubanks BIRTHDAY ~ Cathy Maude Larkins BIRTHDAYS Dennis Hall Jessica Bracewell BIRTHDAYS ~ Becki Stanley, Rose Mary Swilley, Thornton Davis, Betty Ellis, Lee Langley, Kennesse Dew, Vanyel Schuler Wednesday, March 20 MOONLIGHT MARKET Blountstown 5-8 p.m. Folk Life DAYS BIRTHDAYS ~ Matt Mears, Austin Elrod BIRTHDAYS ~ Mary Flowers, Wendy Eubanks, Sheila Howell Liberty Womens Club will sell cakes during Moonlight Market Attention everyone, especially those with a sweet tooth. The Liberty County Womens Club will be team ing up with the Moonlight Market in Blountstown on Thursday, March 21 from 5 8 p.m. (CT). We will be selling the most deli cious homemade cakes you have ever tasted. Varieties include German choco late, strawberry, pineapple upside down, coconut, lime, pound, choco late and carrot cake, just to name a few. All proceeds will go toward com munity service projects. If you would like to pre-order a cake call 643-3424 or 348-3551. We look forward to seeing you at Moonlight Market. Calhoun Sr. Citizens plan Easter picnic at Torreya March 27 Come join the Calhoun County Senior Citizens for our Annual Eas ter Picnic to be held at Torreya State Park Wednesday, March 27. We will be traveling to the park in our 32 passenger bus and will leave the center at 9 a.m. If you would like to ride with us please let us know. We will be serving grilled ham burgers with all the trimmings. And for your enjoyment we will be bringing back an old favorite, Fun in the Sun games, along with our egg hunt. Cost for this great day is just a $3 donation. Give us a call at 674-4163 to let us know if you would like to join us. and meal site will be closed on Friday, March 29 for Good Friday. Waldorff/Waldroff family reunion set for April 6 in Altha The Waldorff/Waldroff Family Reunion will be held Saturday, April 6 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the home of Betty & Maxie Waldorff on Highway 71, Altha. Lunch will be served at 12 p.m. Bring a covered dish to share. All fam ily and friends are invited to attend. No invitations will be sent. For more information contact Mari lyn Wright at (850) 674-1939 or (850) 624-0937. Understanding Grief and Loss Workshop MARIANNA Covenant Hospice invites community members to attend a three hour workshop for those who have suffered the loss of a loved one or would like to learn how to help those that are grieving. The work shop will be held on Thursday, April 4 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. We will meet at Covenant Hospice confer ence room, located at 4215 Kelson Avenue, Suite E. The workshop is free of charge and includes lunch and snacks. The day will include such topics as Un derstanding Normal Grief Reactions; Coping Strategies for the Holidays; Supporting others through their Grief, and more. Registration is required; to register, please call Riley Hender son at 482-8520 or toll free at (888) 817-2191. Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, Cov tion dedicated to providing comprehensive, compassionate services to patients and loved ones during times of life-limiting illnesses. For more information about Covenant Hos pice or to make a hospice inquiry, contact visit www.covenanthospice.org/marianna. was needed they immediately went to the talented students of Liberty County. The foundation had a few guidelines, mainly the logo must incorporate the mission, Bridging the Gap to Make a Difference The rest was left to the creativity of the artist. Several great entries were submitted and after much discussion, the top two logos were chosen. First Place went to Hannah Murray and second place dollar check went to second place. Honorable mentions go to Andrew Goff, Hannah Murray winner of Liberty County Nicholas Pitts, Hannah Owens, Di ego Castro, Emma Wade and Luis Chavez. Calhoun Chamber April Membership meeting features Character Council of Florida, Inc. All are invited to join the Chamber for our April Membership Meeting where we will feature The Character Council of Florida, Inc. Founded by David H. Melvin, the Council provides professional train ing and learning resources that help build positive character in individuals and organizations. The organization specializes in building workplace morale, team work, and decision-making skills, improve communication, service, you involve and train younger gen erations to build integrity and values through character education. The April meeting is Tuesday, April 16 from 12-1 p.m. The cost is $8 per person, and payment can be made at the door. Please RVSP immediately if you plan to attend and will be eating of those attending no later than Fri day, April 12 at noon. Please call or email Kristy at (850) 674-4519 or email@example.com. The UF/IFAS Gadsden County Ex tension Service is offering A Home workshop open to all individuals interested in buying a home or who want to learn about programs which Cheerleading tryouts scheduled for April 8 Calhoun County Cheerleading try outs will be held on Monday, April 8 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the W.T. Neal Civic Center in Blountstown. All those trying out should be en rolled in Calhoun County schools and between the ages of 7 and 12. Come tryout to cheer for your boys in the youth football league this fall. For additional information please contact Kyndal Williams at (850) 447-0663 or Tanya Hill at (850) 3723376. responsibilities of home ownership and ways to reduce your debt load. This class is a prerequisite to qualifying for home buyer assistance tions. This is a 4 part class begin ning April 8-9 and April 22-23 from 6:30 p.m. Participants must attend For more information and to regis ter contact Elizabeth Gorimani at the UF/IFAS Gadsden County Extension
Page 6 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL MARCH 20, 2013 Luke 16, 19-31 SOWING SEED SPECIALTY POSTS Flat Face FACTORY SECONDS ITEMS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY Liberty Post & Barn Pole Inc. Phone (850) 643-5995 WE'VE GOT THE FENCE POSTS TO MEET YOUR NEEDS. Heating & Air Conditioning (850) 674-4777 Whaley Whaley CHURCH OF GOD OF PROPHECY In ob servance of the upcoming Easter holiday, the season the cross at Calvary, we the members of the Church of God of Prophecy humbly announce our plan to usher in Holy Week by sponsoring a Passion Feast Banquet on Sunday, March 24 at the Veterans Memorial Civic Center beginning at 5 p.m. (ET). At this banquet our noted guest speaker will be Super intendent Delano Reed, Superintendent of the Panhandle District of Church of God in Christ and also pastor of St. Luke Church of God in Christ in Bristol and Miracle Restoration Church in Marianna. Also scheduled on the program will be the St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church of Marianna praise dance teams. A dinner will be served to all guests. Ticket prices are $10 for adults, $5 children ages 6-10 or you can purchase a table for $50 which will seat 7-8 individuals. Tickets for this event can be purchased by contacting any member of the church by calling (850) 447-0038. The church is located at 18639 State Road 12 North in Bristol. HOLY WEEK MINISTERIAL SERVICES Pastor Rosetta Baker with Church of God of Proph ecy, chairperson, Pastor Matthew Mitchell, Fresh Start co-chair and the Holy Week Ministerial staff cordially invite everyone to attend our annual Holy Week Ser vices. We will be celebrating the persecution, death and resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. The schedule will be as follows: Hugh Creek Community Blountstown Rock Bluff Community -Bristol ecy, Bristol Saints, Blountstown Blountstown Blountstown Nightly services will be at 7 p.m. (CT) and Sunrise Service will be at 5 a.m. (CT). Please plan to join us for this very special week of services. ST. MARY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH The women of St. Marys Church will be celebrat ing our Annual Womens Day Saturday, March 23 and Sunday, March 24. The theme will be Women, Stirring Up the Gifts of God from 2 Timothy 1:6. Saturday, March 23 at 10 a.m. (CT) we will have a workshop. The facilitator will be Minister Deidre Miniseries, Chipley. Lunch will be served. Colors for Sunday are White with Blue or Silver accessories. Sunday, March 24 at 11 a.m. (CT) our keynote speaker is Minister Susan Williams of St. John Mis sionary Baptist Church, Panama City. Dinner will be served. Sunday, March 24 at 3 p.m. (CT) keynote speaker is Pastor Shirley Jenkins of New Life Christian Center, Port St. Joe. PAGE POND ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH Page Pond Assembly of God Church, located at 23422 NW Murdock Drive in Altha will be celebrating Easter on March 31 with a Resurrection service to be held outside on the new nine acres directly in front of the current facility. Sunday School will start at 9:45 a.m. inside the sanctuary. At 10:45 a.m. we will move it outside to begin our building campaign. Immediately following the Resurrection service there will be an outdoor lunch with a whole smoked hog and smoked chicken. Bring side dishes, desserts and beverages to accompany the meats. Following the lunch there will be a Giant Easter Egg Hunt. Pastor Dr. Charlie and Suzy Fowler and the congrega tion invite everyone to attend. GLORY HILL HOLINESS CHURCH March 24 the members of Glory Hill Holiness Church will be celebrating 38 years of faithful service by our Pastors Riley and Erlene Adams. The theme for the Sunday Service is Hunters for Jesus. We ask all that celebration. We are blessed by the leadership of these two faith ful people. We will begin our services at 10 a.m. (CT). Dont be late. Come expecting to be blessed and lets worship God together. The church is located at 11609 NW Glory Hill Road in Altha. For more information call (850) 762-8301 or (850) 762-8356. BRISTOL PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH Bristol Pentecostal Holiness Church is hosting a Childrens Easter Celebration for kids of all ages on Saturday, March 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (ET). Please join us for fun festivities to include an Easter Block Parade, Worship, Easter egg hunt and more. The church is located at 12413 NW Solomon Street in Bristol. For more information call (850) 643-5733. SYCAMORE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Sycamore United Methodist Church will hold Sunrise Service on March 31 at 7:30 a.m., at 3246 Sycamore Road in Quincy, followed by a Continental Breakfast in the CLC building. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information contact the church at (850) 442-4543. ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI CATHOLIC CHURCH A Spanish Food Festival will be held at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church grounds on Gaskin Street in Blountstown on Saturday, March 23 beginning at 5 p.m. There will be plenty of home cooked meals to eat in or take out. Come enjoy the music & games. Parishioners at St. Lukes Episcopal Church in Marianna had reason to cel ebrate on Sunday, March 10. It was St. Lukes 175th birthday. Former rector, the Reverend M. Eugene Carpenter, returned to lead the 10:30 a.m. service. Father Carpenter has served for the last twelve years in Goldsboro, NC. His wife, Judy, was welcomed back to the adult choir. Ash Lanier played the traditional spiritual, Were You,There as a prelude to the service. The St. Lukes Childrens Choir followed with How Majestic Is Thy Name to the delight of the capacity congregation. A covered dish luncheon was held in MacKinnon Hall after the service. The sunny weather allowed tables to be placed on the patio to accommodate the proposed a toast and led the singing of Happy Birthday to St. Lukes. After lunch the entries in the Best Cake competition were judged with the Best of Show ribbon going to Melissa Saunders and the cake made by Ann Mathis receiving blue rib bon for Best Tasting cake. St. Lukes Marianna was organized on March 7, 1838 as the result of a visit from Bishop Jack son Kemper, Missionary Bishop of Missouri and Indiana to the Florida Ter ritory. It was adopted as a station on July 3, 1838, by the Board of Missions at their meeting in New York City. Many events are be ing scheduled to mark the entire anniversary year. A pictorial DVD of church history is planned by the archives committee with the thought of making it available to raise funds to give some much needed TLC to St. Lukes 66 year old steeple. All pictures of St. Lukes events are welcome. They may be scanned and sent to St. Lukes while you wait. Please identify the pic tures by year and subjects if possible. For information about the DVD project contact Mary Robbins at (850) 209-4066 The family of Robert Flowers would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you for your prayers and the donations you placed in the jugs that were put in Busy Boy (Hosford), Chevron Station (Bristol and Hosford), T&P Foods (Hosford), Thompsons (Telogia) and Family Dollar (Bristol). We do realize that people are having hard times themselves, but you still gave. Thank you. For those of you who dont know Robert, he is a husband, the father of four young children and two step-children. He is the oldest son of Ruby and Sammie Dobbs of Telogia and Andy and Carol Flowers of Bristol. He is the grandson of Nora Lee Summerlin and the late Luther Summerlin of Telo gia and the late Ralston and Molly Flowers of Bristol. He has been diagnosed with testicular cancer and can no longer work. Something that is hard for him to accept for someone who worked his regular weekly job and always looked for ways of making a little extra by doing odd jobs on the weekends. Anything from mow ing grass to cutting help support his family. The jugs have been removed from the businesses for a while but could possibly be trips being made for treatments. The money has helped and has been very much appreciated, but Robert and his family also need your prayers. Please remember him and his family when you pray. May God bless each of you and thank you again. Nora Ann Summerlin ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ The Sycamore Community Cemetery Committee would like to thank everyone who came out and helped with the cemetery clean-up on Saturday, March 16. Sharon Bentley, Sycamore Community Cemetery Notes of Thanks St. Lukes Episcopal Church in Marianna celebrates 175th birthday NEWS FROM THE PEWS
MARCH 20, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 7 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 Flower arrangements for all occasions, specializing in weddings, funerals, get well, thinking of you bouquets and all kinds of balloons. We also have a full line of dish gardens, house plants and blooming plants. WE MAKE MEMORIES WITH OUR CREATIVE DESIGNS AND HIGH STYLES. G igis Florist 17932 Main Street Suite 4 (in same location as Reel Time Movie Rentals) BLOUNTSTOWN (850) 674-ROSE (7673) We offer delivery throughout Calhoun County. We are also a We deliver around the corner and around the world. Owner Angie Hill LET US HELP YOU PLAN THE PERFECT PARTY The Youth Tour sponsored by the Florida Electric Cooperatives of Florida and Talquin Electric is an event that seems to get better every year. Bright, talented high school juniors from all over the state descend in February upon Floridas capital and prove that the leaders of tomorrow are nothing short of spectacular. Twenty-one of these rising young leaders from Gadsden, Leon, Liberty and Wakulla County were selected to participate in the Talquin Electric Youth Tour. They were chosen based on scores for academ ics, leadership, public speaking skills and volunteer service in their schools and communities. Four students and four alternates were selected from this elite group to represent Talquin at the NRECA National Youth Tour in Washington, D.C. this summer. The national delegates chosen were Colbi King and Edward Rudd of Wakulla High School, Roseanna Moore of Liberty High School, and Sava nah Watson of Maclay. These delegates will travel to Washington D.C. in June where they will meet with about 1,500 students from all over the United States. They will continue to learn about the unique cooperative business model and our democratic government while visiting historic landmarks during the tour. The alternates chosen were Josh Darby of Robert F. Munroe Day School, Margaret Wiedeman of Wakulla High School, Phillip Dean (homeschooled in Leon County), and Sheldon Johnson of Wakulla High School. Congratulations to each student who participated and was chosen to enter the competition. Students must have a close relative who is a Talquin Member in order to compete and must currently be a high school junior in the Talquin service area. erative serving approximately 52,000 homes and businesses Libertys Roseanna Moore among those chosen for Talquin Youth Tour Front row. from left: Christen Brown, Colbi King, Makayla Payne, Rachel Woofter, Margaret Wiedeman, Roseanna Moore, Tiana Haskett, Savannah Watson, Savannah Hamilton, Andrea Zang. Back row: Cody Riles, Phillip Dean, Camden Smith, Shelby Collins, Minh Hoarry, Sheldon Johnson, Josh Darby, Ryan Wyatt, Daniel Veaudry, Edward Rudd, Trevor Poplin. MIGUEL OVALLEMIRANDA Miguel Ovalle-Mi randa will celebrate Sunday, March 24. He is the son of Margie Swearen gin and Emilio Ovalle-Miranda of Blountstown. His grandparents are Alfonzo Oval le-Sanchez and Candelaria RuizMiranda of San Luis Potosi, Mexico, Kelli Odom and the late Alice Jordan and Jeanne and the late C.J. Roberts, all of Blountstown. He enjoys playing with his wrestling men with his daddy, playing with his little sister, Selena and his cousins Randy, Calvin, Emily and Uncle Josh. He also enjoys spending time with and loving on his mommy. birthday birth SAMSON LUCAS HATCHER Phillip and Rachel Hatcher of Blountstown are proud to announce to birth of their son, Samson Lucas Hatcher. He was born on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 weighing 8 lbs. and 11 ozs. and measuring 19 inches long. He is the little brother of Bryson and Tommy Hatcher. His proud grandparents are Jimmy and Shelia Hatcher of Bristol, David and Marilyn Smith of Clarksville, Ricky and Cindi Granberry of Chipley and Gary and Beth Miller of Bonifay. We would like to thank all of our friends, family and church family at Altha Church of God for all the support and prayers. Chipola River Soil and Water Conservation District hosted the sixth annual Panhandle Re gional Envirothon. High school students from Calhoun, Liberty, Leon, and Jackson Counties participated in the con test, which was held at the Torreya State Park. The Envirothon consisted of ics, wildlife, forestry and a current issue; each station had a written test and a hands-on component. This years current issue was Sustainable Rangeland Management: Achieving a balance between traditional agri cultural uses with non-agricultural uses in Florida. The competition not only gives t he students a chance to learn some thing new about the environment, but it also gives them interaction time with professionals in the indus try. Agencies represented in Thurs days event include the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, Calhoun County Extension, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the Florida Forest Service. Special thanks to the Florida Forest Service Rangers from Liberty County for cooking the meal for everyone. Chiles Natures Fin est will advance to the State Competition that will be held April 27, at Hillsborough River State Park. Envirothon winners are as follows: Grand Prize Overall: Chiles Natures Finest Individual high scoring teams in the 5 categories are as follows: Aquatics: Chiles Organically Awesome Current Issues: Leon Biophiliacs Forestry: Blountstown Mud Dogs Soils: Chiles Natures Finest Wildlife: Chiles Natures Finest Trip Taylor, J.P. Leonard, Gordon Yoder, Blayne Cherry & Brandon Purvis.
Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL MARCH 20, 2013 COMMENTARY WASHINGTON Sugary drinks are killing us, but is it governments role to regulate the sale of super-sized sodas? New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says yes, citing the dramatic rise in the rates of diabetes and obe sity, conditions that contribute to illness and premature death, and strain resources in the public health system. Taxpayers foot the bill for these costly health out comes. Thats why Bloomberg believes he has the responsibility, and the power, to restrict the availability of the extra-large sugar-laden drinks that have become the new normal in restaurants, coffee shops, theaters and fast-food establishments. The 16-ounce size that Bloomberg wants to regulate would still be available at convenience stores and at the bodegas that dot the citys streets. Milk shakes would be exempted. They contain sugar but arent simply empty calories because of their dairy base. Critics howled nanny state, and the discrepan cies in the law, regulating a fountain soda purchased at a Dunkin Donuts differently from one bought at a convenience store, introduced a host of legal questions. The soda industry brought a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the mayors order, and won legal battle. Justice Milton A. Tingling, Jr., writing for the State Supreme Court of Manhattan, called Bloom bergs initiative arbitrary and capricious. He said the exceptions threaded throughout the law would result in he wrote, would be uneven enforcement, even within a particular city block, much less the city as a whole. The judge is right: Why is it okay to buy a Big Gulp at your neighborhood 7-11, but its not okay to buy a 16-ounce coffee with sugar at Dunkin Doughnuts? Put another way, though, why is it okay to ban smok ing in restaurants and public places, but its not okay to other business establishment in the country follows suit on its own because no smoking has become the new cultural norm. Bloomberg is in the last year of his third term as mayor, and he clearly wants to leave a big legacy in terms of public health and safety. He is spearheading an anti-gun violence group, contributing money to elect politicians in tune with his agenda. He has had success on his healthy living agenda, banning trans-fat in New York restaurants and requiring fast food restaurants to publish calorie counts. for a smoking ban in bars and restaurants in New York. more, and theyre not smoking in bars and restaurants anymore either. The City Council extended the ban to public parks and beaches in 2011, and there are fewer cigarette butts to be found in Central Park, but its mostly the consequence of a changed culture, not aggressive NYPD enforcement. would be pushing a ban on smoking indoors in your own home. The pushback to that from the public, and on was considering such a policy, he was prompted to come forward and say nothing like that was in the works. But hes not backing off on sugar drinks, and if he can tailor a proposal that is more uniform, and approaches the issue the way government did with smoking bans, Bloomberg could well be in the forefront of a welcome public policy revolution and cultural change. Unconstitutional COCA COLA WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND by Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift Miraculously, a single government policy initiative had been either locking horns or crossing swords over on the same side, thus reminding us of the timeless yourself in, there will always be someone on your side you wish devoutly was on the other side. What, you ask, was this bold, fresh idea? The an nouncement from the Transportation Security Admin istration that, as of April 25, it will be all right for passen gers to carry pocketknives onto the nations airliners. The reaction was immediate. Liberal Democrats stood shoulder-to-shoulder with Deltas chief execu additional risk to our cabin staff and customers. Flight Attendants Unions, representing nearly 90,000 members, whose sense of outrage can be seen in these words: We are the last line of defense in aviation se curity, and time does not change the fact that we were running for John Kerreys vacated Senate seat), was introducing the No Knives Act, which would repeal the TSA policy change. The Markey-Grimm bill has been endorsed by unions representing the pilots and the air marshals who are adamantly opposed to the reintroduction of knives into their planes. We continue to bear painful witness in our nation tion. But the National Knife Association? No such group can be found. There is an American Knife and and responsible advocate for the knife-making and knife-using community, which reveals on its website that it had been instrumental in getting knives back on airliners for knife-owners. ATKI, with its head quarters in Cody, Wyo., is not a dominant inside-theBeltway force. The language of the policy change confused me. The knifes blade could not be more than centi meters long, which -I had to learn -translates to 2.36 inches. Wouldnt or .5 inches have been easier? Is the author of the regulation the kind of guy who would say that football is a game of centime ters or that a miss is good as 1,609 meters? Perhaps its just lack of imagination, but what would I need a knife for at 30,000 feet when sitting frequently in too-close proximity to a couple of hun gernails need to be cleaned out? Can I forego whit tling one more duck for a couple of hours? Yes, those peanut and pretzel bags can be pesky to open, but is my switchblade really necessary? It is as reassuring as it is confounding to know that while a Swiss Army piece is welcome, smuggling 4 ounces of Pantene or Head and Shoulders on board will bring the wrath of the authorities. TSA chief John Pistole told a House committee that the decision to allow passengers to bring small knives on planes was made because these are not things terrorists are continuing to use and that the new rule would enable security personnel to use the to search for non-metal explosives. Sorry, Chief, but shals, the pilots and every passenger I know. Maybe not the sharpest knife in the drawer AMERICAN COLOR by Mark Shields Pundit Mark Shields has been on the After years of managing campaigns from the courthouse to the White House, he is now one of the most widely recognized commentators
MARCH 20, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 9 BUSINESS Melott named 2012 Twin Oaks Employee of the Year Tina Melott, the Human Resource Specialist at Twin Oaks Juvenile Development, Incorporateds Apalachicola Forest Youth Camp (AFYC) program, has been named the companys 2012 Employee of company CEO Donnie Read in a ceremony held March 7, 2013 at the south Liberty County, FL cam pus on Hwy. 65 just north of Sumatra. The award was the culmination of Twin Oaks annual employee award cycle in which an employee is selected by a peer committee each quarter by each program to represent their program as Employee of the Quarter. Then in January of each year, each pro gram awards an Employee of the Year from the pre vious years quarterly winners. There were eight program Employee of the Year winners for 2012 that competed for the companywide award that Melott was subsequently selected for. The other programs and their Employees of the Year were: Beth Potter of Liberty-JUST (South Liberty County, FL); Bobby Thompkins of Twin Oaks Vocational Academy (Greenville, FL); James Turner of RAM-C Program (Greenville, FL); Ke cia Mitchell of DOVE Academy (Graceville, FL); Tamisha Ealy of The B.E.A.R. Center (Madison County, FL Alternative School); Shanton Edwards of The Boys and Girls Clubs of Tabula Rasa (Green ville, FL) and Kendra Campbell of Twin Oaks Fo rensic Outpatient Services (Gainesville, FL). In all, Twin Oaks has over 500 employees state-wide. Tina Melott is a native of Chattahoochee and at tended high school at Chattahoochee High School. prior to coming to Twin Oaks. She was hired by Twin Oaks in February 2008 at Apalachicola For est Youth Camp as the Human Resource Special ist. Tina is married to Matt Melott, a retired United ing with them at their lake house on Lake Talquin. Melott is accountable for all personnel actions at formance evaluations and improvement, retirement services, employee scheduling, along with a host of other duties. However, it is in her overtime manage ment that she has made the biggest impact. She per sonally took over management of overtime leading gram through additional and improved youth servic es. When asked what she likes the most about her job at AFYC, Melott stated, The people. We have great staff that work for the best interest of the youth each and every day they are here.. She also added that the best part of her job is seeing real change in the youth that come to the facility from the time they enter to the time they leave, saying you can really, truly see lives changed here. We are very proud of the selection of Tina Melott to represent Twin Oaks as our 2012 Employee of the Year. Her willingness to go above and beyond her normal duties to serve the best interest of the staff and youth we serve is a shining example for our en tire agency, said Tony Read, Twin Oaks Human Capital Manager who was a member of the selection committee. Tina is responsible for her duties and accountable to the entire mission. Shes a real team player. Our Employee of the Year competition is al ways tough, we were truly humbled by the personal dedication displayed by each program Employee of the Year that we interviewed, he added. About Twin Oaks Juvenile Development, Inc. Each year Twin Oaks Juvenile Development (TOJD), through its Twin Oaks Vocational Academy, Apalachic ola Forest Youth Camp, Liberty-JUST program, DOVE Academy, Twin Oaks Forensic Outpatient Services, Proj Girls Clubs of Tabula Rasa serves over 1,000 State of Florida youth between the ages of 8 and 18 through res identially-committed and community-based juvenile jus tice and community outreach programs. Twin Oaks CEO Donnie Read congratulates Tina Melott on her selection as Twin Oaks Juvenile Development Inc.s 2012 Employee of the Year. The Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce will host the eighth meeting of the Calhoun County Super Council Thursday, March 21 at 5:30 p.m. in the Heri tage Room of the Blountstown Library. The Super Council is made up of all the elected boards in Calhoun County. Members of the Board of Calhoun County Com missioners, Blountstown City Council, Altha Town Council, and the Calhoun County School Board have been invited to participate in the meeting. The event is open to the public. The cooperative council concept has been applauded at the State level, and used as a model in both rural and urban counties across the state. The meeting is held twice a year, and enables enti ties to give updates on current projects and plans for the future. The face-to-face progress reports given present op portunities to assist each other to work together towards common goals. In addition to the updates, Richard Williams with the Chipola Workforce Development Board will present information on Calhoun Countys current workforce and employment statistics. UNEMPLOYMENT RATES for JANUARY Dont miss Calhoun Countys HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION DAY FREE FREE Saturday, April 13 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Were taking old computers and components at Calhoun County Recycling Center. PLEASE, NO GAS CYLINDERS OR EXPLOSIVES NO TIRES AND NO GLASS NO COMMERCIAL WASTES, HOUSEHOLD WASTE ONLY. Small businesses including schools and growers will be accepted at a reduced rate Please call 6748075 for details. HAZ-MATS are Hazardous Household Materials & other Toxic Wastes Pesticides Insecticides Pool Chemicals Solvents Fertilizers Spot Removers Paint Stale Gasoline Used Oil Paint Thinners Antifreeze Batteries Brake Fluid Paint Strippers Furniture Polish Engine Degreasers CALL 674-8075 FOR DETAILS Sponsored by: The Calhoun County Board of County Commissioners Magnolia Church Rd. Calhoun Co. Recycling Center HAZ-MATS HERE HWY. 20 Blountstown HW Y. 71 ---UNEMPLOYMENT RATES ---Jan-13 Dec-12 Jan-12 Liberty.................6.9 6.8 7.8 Calhoun...............7.5 7.3 8.9 Holmes.................6.7 6.5 7.7 Jackson.................6.8 6.4 7.8 Washington...........9.3 8.5 10.3 Chipola Region.....7.3 6.9 8.4 CITY TIRE CO. We're your one-stop "Volkswagens to semi's, we handle them all" Why wear out your new tires (and waste time) driving from the tire store to the parts place and then to a service station to get it all put together? CITY TIRE IS YOUR ONE-STOP TIRE SHOP! TIRE STORE! TOYO TIRES "Authorized Dealer" Wheel Alignments Oil Changes Balancing Brakes Shocks MV5496 A large selection of new and used cars are now available at CHIPOLA FORD in MARIANNA! Ronnie Coley personally invites you to visit him any time Monday thru Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. QUESTIONS? Give him a call at (850) 482-4043. He is waiting for your call! Chipola Floridas seasonally ad justed unemployment rate was 7.8 percent in January 2013, the lowest since No vember 2008 when it was also 7.8 percent. The Janu ary rate was down slightly from the revised December rate of 7.9 percent and was 1.4 percentage points lower than the year ago rate of 9.2 percent. The U.S. unemployment rate was 7.9 percent in Janu ary. Floridas seasonally adjusted nonagricultural employment was 7,467,500 in January 2013, an increase of 15,400 jobs over the month. The unemployment rate for the Chipola Workforce Region (Cal houn, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty,Washington) was 7.3 percent in January 2013. This was 1.1 percentage points lower the regions year ago rate. Out of a labor force of 48,745 there were 3,581 unemployed region residents. Calhoun County Super Council meeting set for Thursday Shelly Burns joins First Federal as mortgage originator MARIANNA First Federal Bank of Florida is pleased to announce that Shelly Burns has accepted a Senior Mortgage Originator position. Shelly will be working at the mort gage center located next to the Marianna branch at 2912 Green Street and will be responsible for working with customers residential loan needs. Shelly previously worked for Cadence Bank as a Mortgage Originator handling consumer loan requests. She brings a wealth of loan knowledge to her new position as she has been in for over 24 years. Shelly attended Tallahas see Community College and is a graduate of Liberty County High School. Shelly enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, landscap running. Currently Shelly serves as the spon sorship chair for the 2013 Calhoun-Liberty Coun ties Relay for Life as well as chairs the United Way Distribution Committee for Calhoun County. She also sits on the Board of Direc tors for the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce. Shelly stated I am ex tremely excited to join the First Federal Bank of Florida Team, where I can utilize my experience in Residential Lending to ensure that our clients needs are met and that they receive the highest level of customer service. First Federal Bank understands Rural Northwest Florida and is com mitted to providing a wide variety of residential products to suit the needs of our customers. Founded in 1962, First Federal has 18 branches located in Amelia Island, Boni fay, Bradenton, Chipley, Dowling Park, Jasper, Lake City, Live Oak, Macclenny, Marianna, Mayo, Sarasota and Yulee. SHELLY BURNS
Unless you are glued to the tube watching your fa vorite basketball team, March is the time of year when everyone is ready to charge out on the beach piers and jetties to take part in the spring runs of Spanish king mackerel, co bia and tarpon. saying about location, location, location is also very applicable, and thats exactly why the best Human nature is human nature, and if you is very likely that you will one day witness or be involved in an ugly confrontation. While every one is out there to have a good time, when space is limited and anglers try to pack in too tight on jetties or piers, problems are bound to happen, and these situations can really spoil a great day for everyone around. From what I have seen, problems a lack of common courtesy or a lack of understanding How to avoid March Madness Just kidding, I know thats not an option for most people. causeways have posted rules that are designed to keep everyone safe. Review and follow the posted rules, and Debates over bag limits, size limits, seasons and spe on a regular basis. Having a reference document can help answer questions and resolve unwanted debates. it can be helpful to get an early start and get set up in a good location before the crowd arrives. It also helps to scope out the location ahead of time so you know what species are being caught, what tackle and gear is required, and what baits and rigs are being used successfully. Once you are in your spot, stick with it, and dont be tempted to relocate every time you see another angler to do with the bait, tackle or presentation than the actual location where you are standing. This is especially true The second thing you can do is maintain a safe dis is easier said than done when people start squeezing in) and keep your bait and line in the area in front of you. Depending on the wind and current, this can be very challenging, but allowing your bait to drift down the pier, jetty or causeway and block access for others March Madness, and Im not talking about basketball. and allowing the bait to swim freely in the water) in a manner to help keep the lines from crossing or getting tangled up. Similarly, if they are all casting spoons, jigs or tube lures, you should probably try the same thing, as this will help to keep the lines separated. When crossed and tangled lines do occur, its best to simply apologize and help untangle the mess rather than starting a debate about who was at fault. The third thing you can do is pay attention to whats If someone hooks a cobia, king, tarpon or other large anglers need to quickly bring in their lines and let that or jetty as needed. If you cant get your line in fast enough, at least let the other angler pass over you or under your line to avoid a tangle. If you accidentally get hooked on means open your bail or disengage your reel to give line freely. Applying tension on your line in this situ on, and this is a guaranteed recipe for some immediate March Madness. before you make a cast. Barbed hooks are not an ideal tool for body piercing, but I have seen them used for this purpose on many occasions. These accidents are and they can start a March Madness situation before you can say call 911. Protect yourself as well, as you cant count on everyone else to be safe out there. Large brim hats, a long-sleeved shirt should be considered standard equip ment, unless you are looking for a free piercing in a location that you dont get to choose. Understanding a few of the basics is all you need March Madness. Keep your eye on nearshore water temperatures during the next month or two. When the temperature pelagics should be showing up and they should be hungry and ready for action. Dont forget to record all of your catches on the iAngler phone app or at snookfoundation.org. Share emailing them to Alan.Peirce@MyFWC.com. Page 10 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL MARCH 20, 2013 ACCEPTING NEW PA TIENTS Laban Bontrager, DMD 12761 NW Pea Ridge Rd., Bristol, FL 32321 TELEPHONE 643-5417 www.bristoldentalclinic.com DENTURE LAB ON PREMISES Same-Day Service on Repairs & Relines Bristol Dental Clinic Monica Bontrager, DMD Ross E. Tucker, CLU (850) 570-9734 firstname.lastname@example.org NO HIDDEN CHARGES: It is our policy that the patient and any other person responsible for payments has the right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed by payment or any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours or responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment. Cataracts? Freedom from Eye Glasses, Now a reality for many. In Memory of Lee Mullis M.D. Smart Lenses M Dr. Mulliss Smart Lens 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) (850) 526-7775 or 1(800)769-3429 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. IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS Effective April 30, 2013 CHANGES IN SERVICES The co-applicant grant between Liberty County Health Department and Liberty Community Health Care will end. The primary care services currently being provided will be transitioned to another provider. The following services will be provided by the new federally quali to serving those in need. To ensure continuity of care, we will continue primary care services until the new organization is open for services. We will be working with the new providers to ensure a smooth transition of care. Our goal is to continue to provide access to affordable, quality healthcare ser vices and ensure your health care needs are met. The Calhoun & Liberty County Health Departments will continue to offer: Family Planning Obstetrics (OB) Pediatric Dental School Health Environmental WIC & Nutrition Teen Outreach Program (TOP) Tobacco Cessation Community Outreach MOVING my practice to Coastal Urgent Care & Family Practice (850) 372-4454 Arlene Falcon ARNP-BC General Medical Services & Family Practice Diabetes Education & Cholesterol Management PREVENTATIVE HEALTH CARE Thank you for the opportunity to be a part of your Health Care. See you soon in Marianna Dont get caught up in the March Madness on piers and jetties CLJ N ews .COM Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission by Alan Peirce
MARCH 20, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 11 OUTDOORS Mullet are the Rodney The Old Man and the Sea and Calhoun County native Jim McClellan grew An ode to the aligned but arvelous ullet M JIM McCLELLANS OUTDOORS Down South The snowy plover, American oystercatcher, black skimmer and least tern lay their eggs and hatch their young on Flor ida beaches, spoil islands and rooftops. Loss and degradation of habitat are major threats to the shore birds survival, with their colonies and nesting areas becoming fewer and more fragmented. Because of their declining numbers in Florida and habitat loss, these beach-nesting birds qualify for listing as statethreatened species. The just-released draft action plan for imperiled beach-nesting birds is among the second group of draft species action plans covering 60 species that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is unveiling in 2013. The alligator snapping turtle, Florida bonneted bat, white-crowned pi geon and Florida tree snail also have newly drafted species action plans. The public is invited to review and comment on the plans at http://share1.myfwc. com/ISMP/default.aspx now through April 23, 2013. Earlier this year, the group of draft species ac tion plans that included 23 species. The agency will roll out the remaining plans later this spring and summer. For a full list of species and to review all of the draft species action plans, visit our website at MyFWC.com/Wild lifeHabitats and select Imperiled Species. The draft action plan for imperiled beach-nesting birds spells out steps to conserve these four spe cies with the ultimate goal that they no longer will be listed as threatened. The dynamic nature of Florida beaches, from natural changes caused by storms and erosion to the presence of beachgo ers and the loss of habitat, poses significant chal lenges to the survival of beach-nesting birds, said Claire Sunquist Blunden, the FWCs stakeholder coordinator for imperiled species management plan ning. The FWCs draft plan outlines commonly shared conservation measures plovers, American oyster catchers, black skimmers and least terns throughout our state. Successful con servation of beach-nesting birds will require action not only by the FWC but also the cooperation of the many different groups which use, own and care about Floridas coastal resources. They include local, state and federal government agencies, the public, private property owners, non-governmen tal organizations, busi nesses and researchers. People enjoying Flori da beaches during spring break need to be aware they should keep their distance from beachnesting birds. For more tips, go to MyFWC.com/ WildlifeHabitats and se lect Share the Beach with Beach-nesting Birds. The draft species action plans are a vital compo nent of Floridas new con servation model, which Biological Status Reviews for 60 imperiled species and now requires develop ing plans to conserve each of them. Once the 49 plans covering 60 species are revised based on public input, FWC teams will look for common themes and actions to develop Integrated Conservation Strategies. We hope the public and stakeholders will com ment on the draft species action plans and share their ideas on common themes or actions among plans, said Claire Sun quist Blunden. Finally, an Imperiled Species Management Plan will be developed that ties together the action plans covering 60 species, ad dressing the commonali ties of whats necessary to conserve all the wildlife represented in the plan. For more information and to see the species ac tion plans, go to MyFWC. com/Imperiled. Public input sought on draft plans to conserve 8 species, including beach-nesting shorebirds Friday, March 22 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT ORDINANCE 2013-01 AN ORDINANCE OF THE LIBERTY COUNTY BOARD OF COUN DINANCE A public hearing on the Ordinance will be held at 6:00 p.m. east ern standard time, on April 4, 2013, at the Liberty County Court house, Highway 20, Bristol, FL 32321. *Lifetime Warranty on Repairs *Will pay up to $500 of your deductible *Over 75 years combined experience TNT TOBY GARNETT, OWNER Center CORLETTS ROOFING LLC FREE ESTIMATES Michael Corlett (850) 643-7062 Buy, sell & trade with an ad in The
Page 12 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL MARCH 20, 2013 SCHOOL NEWS Pea Ridge Rd in Bristol, Phone (850) 643-5417 SCHOOL LUNCH MENU Mar. 20 Mar. 25 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: Here We Grow Again: Hosford students plant new garden Hosford Elementary School students in Mrs. Phillips' class, 4-H, the Liberty County Extension With donations of materials, delivery and labor Bristol's Dollar General Store, Alvin Williams of honors Florida students and math. students in Orlando to be Sunshine State Scholars and recruitment event celebrated the accom plishments of these elite students and provided a unique venue for Florida's to recruit their talents. represent her district from STEM scholars. Liberty Countys Ashlei Yates honored as 2013 STEM scholar in Orlando In honor of St. Patrick's Day, Carr themed books. For more information or toprint Carr School to host Spring Fling and Fun Run April 13 CARR Carr students celebrate St. Patricks Day by building Leprechaun traps HOSFORD LCHS Carr students celebrate Dr. Seuss birthday with Hats off to Reading Day
The School Board recognizes that maximum through a centralized purchasing function, All purchases of materials, supplies, equipment Board of Education Rules, School Board Rules payment of any unauthorized purchasers shall (1) Purchases. All purchases made from of Education rules, School Board rules, and ad necessary steps to procure the materials, sup Emergency purchases exceeding the dollar written authorization from the Superintendent through the use of the program for online pro curement of commodities and contractual ser (2) Competitive Bids. (3) Quotations. (4) Bidding Procedures. (5) Conditions or awarding contracts based on bids. tional staff and the school employees who use the products to assist in the preparation of LIBERTY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD POLICY MANUAL CHAPTER 7.0 -7.70 PURCHASING AND BIDDING Last Thursday, 12 Chemistry students ever Chemathon at Florida State Uni versity. The students who participated were Brooke Coleman, Porter Smith, Brianna Yon, Deana Griswold, Madi son Rowe, Kyler Dew, Chelsey Jones, Carly Schwartz, Andrew Blount, Chris tina Watson, Madelyn Lytle and Danny Quattlebaum. took a 60 minute chemistry test, after that, they had a 60 minute lab where they had to complete two experiments and were graded based on their results. Mrs. Sims said, The students and I enjoyed meeting with other students, teachers, and FSU professors. We were inspired by our competition to work even harder and enjoyed a wonderful 'chemistry magic show.' It was a very worthwhile and enjoyable trip for us." Chelsey Jones also stated, "The sci entist was really crazy. He blew up stuff and it scared Mrs. Sims." We all had a great time and want to thank Mrs. Sims for taking us and Mrs. Kelley for allowing us to go. On March 12 Altha FFA mem bers, Mr. Tyler Stoutamire and Ms. Erin Stoutamire Walker (Advisors), joined students from other agricultural education programs across the state of Florida, at the 2013 Agriculture on the Hill, at the State Capitol. Agriculture is a 100 billion industry and is the second largest industry in our state, second only to tourism. Our agricultural education students are exposed to over 300 career options in agriculture, by being a part of the National FFA Organization. Chancellor for State Colleges, Randy Hannah, addressed the students. He shared the importance of our youth taking advantage of every opportunity presented to them and being involved in as many things as possible. They were also addressed by Commissioner of Agri culture, Adam Putnam and Chancellor of Workforce Education, Rod Duckworth. Altha FFA had personal meetings with Representative Marti Coley and Repre sentative Jimmy Patronis, to share the importance of agricultural education and FFA. They also had a personal meeting with Commissioner of Agriculture, Adam Putnum, where they were able to share their FFA stories and thank him for his service to Florida Agriculture. Altha School and FFA were repre sented extremely well at the Capitol! BHS math students attend Wallace Mathematics Olympiad Each year, the BHS Math Teachers select students from their classes to represent BHS in the Wallace Mathematics Olympiad. This is a tri-state competition and it is very competi tive. On March 1st Mrs. Allyson Howell and Mrs. Amanda McGhee traveled to Wallace Col lege in Dothan, Alabama with their top math students to compete in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Computer Literacy and Comprehen sive/Advanced Math. The BHS students receiving recognition are as follows: Algebra I, 7th place Will McClel lan; Algebra II, 6th place Donavan Ebersole; 7th place Blayne Cherry; Geometry, 4th place Heather Yoder; Computer Literacy, 6th place Bryce Davis Microcomputer Application, 4th place Emily Childress, 5th place Bryce Da vis This is an extremely competitive event and the math teachers were proud of the perfor mance of their students. BHS participates in 61st Annual French Club State Competition BHS French Club Members traveled to Orlando to compete in the State of Florida French Club Competition. This was the 61st Annual competition and it was held March 7th through March 8th Fifty-two schools were represented at this event. French Club Sponsor Dana Ayers and Carmen Overholt accompa nied the students and were proud of the behavior and effort put forth by these members. The awards presented to the BHS French Club Members are as follows: Faith Plazarin and Jalissia Ruiz Level 3 Reading Comprehension received 2nd place (Excellent); Hannah Plaza rin Level 1Poetry received 2nd place (Excellent) The following students received 3rd place ribbons (Good): Khirsten White and Jackie Dudley-Level 2 Poetry; Am ber Raisbeck, Olivia Atkins, Cassidy Gurliaccio, Katie Smith and Hannah Plazarin-Skit; Olivia Atkins and Katie Smith-Level 1 Reading Comprehen sion; Brittany Bailey-Level 2 Reading Comprehension Another highlight of the competi tion was that designs submitted last year by BHS artists Jordan Hatcher and t-shirts and programs for the Florida State French Competition this year. Jordan and Rhett won a money prize for their designs on the topic of Surreal ism. Congratulations to all of these stu dents for representing themselves, Fench Club and BHS in such an out standing manner. BHS MARCH 20, 2013 Page 13 SCHOOL NEWS Altha
Page 14 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL MARCH 20, 2013 The meeting was called to order by Chairman Kyle Peddie. Members present at the meeting were Darrel Hayes, Roger Reddick, Tina Tharpe, Logan Kever, Chairman Kyle Peddie, and Superintendent Gloria Gay Uzzell. The Prayer was offered by Hayes and the Pledge was led by Reddick. RECOGNITIONS For Teacher-of-the-Year the board recognized the following teachers: Liberty County High School: Mary Flowers W.R. Tolar School: Samantha Newsome Hosford School: Cassie Vickers Liberty County School District Teacherof-the-Year: Samantha Newsome Support Employee-of-the-Year Liberty County High School: None W.R. Tolar School: Debra Clark Hosford School: Alice Mansell Liberty County School District Support Employee-of-the-Year: Debra Clark PUBLIC COMMENTS Kevin Peddie, citizen, addressed the Board about Personnel Consent items 8, 9 and 10, regarding the transfers of teachers Kammy Mann, Jack Kyler Peddie, and Trikia White from Liberty County High School to W.R. Tolar School. Peddie stated that his comments were his opinion on what he has seen and what he has observed. He wanted to clarify that the above named teachers were moved early January rather than February 12, 2013, as indicated on the agenda prior to FCAT. He believes that this was a distraction for the teachers and the students. Even though this forum is not a question or answer period Peddie asked the Board if they were alright with moving these teachers mid-year without Board approval. Peddie stated that he was not so concerned about the fact that they were moved but the process of how they were moved. He stated that he believed it showed a total lack of appreciation and consideration for the teachers and students to make these moves mid-year teachers. Peddie proceeded to ask Reddick a series of hypothetical questions even though this was not a question or answer period. Peddie further stated that he knew that this was not a question or answer session but would like to get the Boards opinion on this action. There was no comment at this time from the Board or the Superintendent. Kyle Peddie thanked Kevin Peddie for his comments. Kevin Peddie left the meeting. Kyle Peddie stated that he was going to address Kevin Peddies comments but since he left the meeting Kyle Peddie elected not to. Tharpe then stated that she wished Kevin Peddie had stayed because she did want to address his comments. She stated that it is her understanding from the training that she has received as a new Board Member that personnel actions are not for the Board to decide; those actions are for the Superintendent to make. Superintendent Uzzell thanked Tharpe for her comments and stated that these actions were brought before the Board at last months meeting. (Please see the minutes from the last meeting.) Superintendent Uzzell stated that she does not like to move teachers mid-year but in this case she felt it was in the best interest of the District for a number of reasons. Superintendent Uzzell stated that she had not received one complaint from these actions other than questions from several people asking when a new HS English teacher would be hired. All that they had not received complaints either. Principal Aaron Day stated that he wanted to address Kevin Peddies comments because he felt like Kevin Peddie insinuated that the transferred teachers were not talked to and no explanation was given to them for the transfers. Principal Day said that was not true that he had talked to each teacher individually about their moves. APPROVAL OF AGENDA Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Reddick and carried unanimously to approve the agenda with emergency items. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Motion was made Tharpe, seconded by Hayes to approve the minutes of the January 15, 2013, regular School Board Meeting OLD BUSINESS Kevin Williams gave an update on the Concession Stand Committees progress. He stated that Superintendent Uzzell set the next meeting for the Concession Stand Committee for February 21, 2013, at 6:30 p.m. He further stated that he had the plans from the concession stand built in Wakulla County to use as a guide to develop plans for LCSB. Williams also stated that the street light in front of the lunchroom at Hosford has been installed. FINANCE CONSENT ITEMS Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Tharpe and carried unanimously to approve the consent items FC 1 4. FC 1) Principals Reports for January, 2013 FC 2) Financial Statements for January, 2013 FC 3) Budget Amendments for January, 2013 FC 4) Bills and Payroll for January, 2013 FINANCE ACTION ITEMS FA 1) Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Reddick and carried unanimously to approve the following changes in banking signature authorizations for Centennial Bank: Delete Dana Burns as an authorized signee FROM the W.R. Tolar School account and add Tammy Pullam as an authorized signee TO the W.R. Tolar School account, effective January 31, 2013. FA 2) Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve travel mileage increase to $0.565 per mile, per Internal Revenue Service Business Mileage Rate. FA 3) Motion was made by Tharpe, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve Contract Agreement with Panhandle Area Educational Consortium (PAEC) to engage the services of Gabriel, Roeder, Smith & Company (GRS) for providing assistance with services required under the GASB Statement for Other Postfor $8,900 to be paid in two installments. FA 4) Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Reddick and carried unanimously to approve Contract Agreement with Vanessa Ford to complete Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for the Liberty Early Learning Center PreKindergarten students, effective February 13, 2013 June 20, 2013, with the total amount of contracted services not to exceed $2,000. FA 5) Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to approve Contract Agreement with Liberty County Sheriffs Department. FA 6) Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to accept the GCA Custodial Management Quarterly Report. FA 7) DELETE FA 8) Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Tharpe and carried unanimously to approve updated signatures on Panhandle Area Educational Consortium (PAEC) contract for Honors Chemistry Distance Learning teacher at Liberty County High School for the 2012-2013 school year. FA 9) Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Reddick and carried unanimously to approve notice to the Funding and Financial Reporting, for the removal of Stephanie Maige (Hofheinz) as an authorized designee to draw funds in the agencys behalf and add Paula Parrish as the authorized designee to draw funds on the agencys behalf. FA 10) Motion was made by Tharpe, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve authorization to replace Stephanie Hofheinz as a signee all accounts at Cadence Bank with Paula Parrish, as the Finance Coordinator/ Supervisor and add view only status for the same accounts for Stephanie Holley and Mary Peddie. FA 11) Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Tharpe and carried unanimously to approve LGIP Participant Account Maintenance Form for Cadence Bank and State Board of Administration (SBA) for Local Government Surplus Funds Trust Fund with Paula Parrish and Katy Gunn authorized to transmit and withdraw funds and Stephanie Holley as having view only privileges, AND changing the person authorized to notify the SBA of changes in account information from Sue Summers to Gloria Gay Uzzell, effective 02/04/2013. FA 12) Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve contract with A.J. Henriques, Ph.D. to provide Technical Assistance, Effective Use of Financial Resources Promoting School Improvement. This will be paid from Title II funds, along with travel expenses at the approved state and county rates, effective March 1, 2013. FA 13) DELETE PERSONNEL CONSENT ITEMS Motion was made by Tharpe, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve Personnel Consent Items 1 through 10. PC 1) Approve resignation of Mandie Fowler as Project Manager for the 21st CLCC Grant, effective January 31, 2013. PC 2) Approve request to advertise for Project Manager for the 21st CLCC Grant, effective February 1, 2013. PC 3) Approve resignation of Rhonda Polver as Health Aide, effective January 22, 2013. PC 4) Approve resignation of Dana Burns as W.R. Tolar Secretary, effective January 31, 2013. PC 5) Approve recommendation to hire Tammy Pullam as W.R. Tolar Secretary, effective February 1, 2013. PC 6) Approve recommendation to hire Kayla Sumner as Third grade teacher at Hosford School, effective February 4, 2013. PC 6) Approve recommendation to hire Christy Brock as English teacher at Liberty County High School, effective February 7, 2013. PC 7) DELETE PC 8) Approve transfer of Kammy Mann from Biology and Physical Science Teacher at Liberty County High School to 8th Grade Science Teacher at W.R. Tolar School effective February 12, 2013. PC 9) Approve transfer of Jack Kyler Peddie from Robotics, Engineering and Business Education Teacher at Liberty County High School to Middle Grades Integrated Curriculum Teacher at W.R. Tolar School effective February 12, 2013. PC 10) Approve transfer of Trikia White from English Teacher at Liberty County High School to English Teacher at W.R. Tolar School effective February 12, 2013. PERSONNEL ACTION ITEMS PA 1) Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to approve out-of-state travel for: Mary Flowers, Carrie Flowers, Mary Catherine Davis, Kristy Pleasant, Shelly Stafford, and Chesnee McCaskill to Jonesboro, TN, for Character Counts training from February 18 22, 2013. PA 2) Motion was made by Tharpe, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve Christopher Summers for Homebound Instruction for xxxxxxx up to two (2) days per week for a maximum of two (2) hours per day, effective February 18, 2013 INSTRUCTION/CURRICULUM CONSENT ITEMS Motion was made by Tharpe, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to approve Instructional Consent items C 1 and 2. IC 1) Request permission for xxxxx to attend Liberty County Adult School and take the GED after completion of the prescribed course of study. IC 2) Request permission for xxxxx to attend Liberty County Adult School and take the GED after completion of the prescribed course of study. INSTRUCTION/CURRICULUM ACTION ITEMS IA 1) Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes to approve Liberty County School Board Homeless Student Policy (5.181). Reddick and Hayes amended their original motion and second to advertise the policy for the appropriate number of days. Kever made a motion, Tharpe seconded and carried unanimously to approve advertising the policy. IA 2) Hayes made a motion, Reddick seconded and carried unanimously to approve Expulsion of student, xxxxxx from Horizons School for a period of 180 school days, effective December 15, 2012. Parent/Guardian waives School Board Hearing. IA 3) Tharpe made a motion, Hayes seconded and carried unanimously to approve Expulsion of student, xxxxxxxx from Horizons School for a period of 180 school days, effective January 24, 2013. Parent/Guardian waives School Board Hearing. IA 4) DELETE OPERATIONS/FACILITIES CONSENT ITEMS complex projects. K. Williams reported that the installation of the rewired lights has been completed. The cost was $7,500 in labor and $600 in materials. He stated that he wanted to thank Gerald Barber and Clay Evans for their assistance in getting this job completed. Williams also reported that he has received a quote for the pole barn for the softball batting cage for $5,500 installed. OPERATIONS/FACILITIES ACTION ITEMS None INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CONSENT ITEMS None INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACTION ITEMS None SUPERINTENDENT ITEMS Superintendent Uzzell stated that she wanted to thank the Board and the public for the support of the School Resource has received a lot of positive feedback supporting having a full time SRO at Hosford. Superintendent Uzzell also thanked the principals and staff for their attendance at this meeting. BOARD MEMBER ITEMS Reddick stated that he would like for the Board to review the salaries for our child care workers. Superintendent Uzzell asked Paula Parrish to prepare an analysis for the Board to consider increasing the wages of our child care workers. Tharpe brought to the attention of the Board that the form used by high school students for dual enrollment in partnering colleges says that the form needs to be that the Board does not need to approve the form and that the school guidance counselors could assist with these forms. Peddie reminded those in attendance that the ROTC will be having their formal Banquet this Friday night February 15, 2013, at 6:30 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Civic Center in Bristol. He encouraged all who could attend to support this event for our students. EMERGENCY ITEMS E 1) Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Reddick and carried unanimously to approve the 2013-2014 School Calendar. E 2) Motion was made by Tharpe, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to approve request to re-surfacing. E 3) Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to approve recommendation for Meghan Holcomb to be hired as ParaProfessional position at W.R. Tolar School effective 02/13/2013. E 4) Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve request to advertise for bids for Hosford School CLOSING COMMENTS None ADJOURNMENT Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 7:50 p.m. _______________________________ Superintendent Gloria Uzzell Chairman Kyle Peddie Minutes from the Feb. 12 Liberty School Board regular meeting NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT ORDINANCE 2013-02 Notice is given that the Board of County Commissioners of Liberty County, Florida, proposes to adopt the following Ordinance: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA, PROHIBITING THE SALE, GIV ING AWAY, OFFER OR ADVERTISEMENT FOR SALE, OR PUBLIC DISPLAY FOR SALE, OF SYNTHETIC CANNABINOID HERBAL IN CENSE AND CONTRABAND BATH SALTS THAT MIMIC ILLEGAL DRUGS; PROVIDING DEFINITIONS; PROVIDING FOR SEIZURE AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF; PROVIDING PENALTIES; AND PROVID ING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE. A public hearing on the Ordinance will be held at 6:00 p.m. eastern standard time, on April 4, 2013, at the Liberty County Courthouse, Highway 20, Bristol, FL 32321. All interested persons are invited to attend. A copy of the proposed Ordinance may be reviewed at the Board of County Commissioners can with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact the Coun to the date of the hearing. Persons are advised that if they decide to appeal any decisions made at this hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purposes, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Dated this 13th day of March, 2013. Liberty County, Florida Kathleen E. Brown, Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners
OBITUARIES MARCH 20, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 15 Charles McClellan Funeral Home Butler-Morgan/Morgan-McClellan Funeral Home Building at 15 S. Jackson St., Quincy, 32351 Phone: (850) 627-7677 or 643-2277 Charles K. McClellan Licensed Funeral Director 42 years experience Call us Let us explain how we can conveniently handle arrangements in Liberty County. 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 DANIEL CLAUSEN ALTHA Daniel Clausen, 83, of Altha, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at his home. He was born June 9, 1929 to Axel and Josephine Clausen in River grove, IL. In 1945 at the age of 16, he joined of Vessels. He spent the next 54 years on the water. In 1969, he moved to Alaska where he entered into the out of Cook Inlet. In 1987, he became an immersed believer in Christ. He was active in Kenai Christian Church as an Elder. He also volunteered at the Heri tage Place performing church services for the elderly for many years. In 2005, he moved to Florida with his wife, Marie to be in warmer weather, he then joined the First Bap tist Church of Altha. He loved his church family and would not miss a service if he did not have to. He also loved poetry, and could recite extremely long poems off a whim. He had so many stories to tell his family and friends and he could tell them exceptionally well. He made them so vivid, that you could just imagine yourself alongside him in every one. Most of all, he truly loved his family. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Sherry Trotter. Survivors include his wife, Marie Clausen of Al tha; four daughters, Lissa Wright of Bushnell, Shan non Reinhardt and her husband, Robert and Brenda Fowler and her husband, Wendell, all of Kenai, AK, Julie Metzger and her husband, Wade of Eagle River, nai, AK.; Melissa Trotter of Helena, MT, and Chloe Metzger of Eagle River; eight grandsons Jimmy Wright of Bushnell; Orlando Cuaresma of California, Thomas Conley of Las Vegas, NV; Jr. Reinhardt, Tan ner Landry, Taylor Landry and Tristan Landry, all of Kenai, AK; Cade Metzger of Eagle River, AK; sev en great-grandchildren, who will all miss their Papa dearly. Memorialization will be by cremation. Memorial services were held Monday, March 18 at Altha First Baptist Church with Reverend Jim McIn Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. WILLIAM MACK RAFFIELD of Wewahitchka, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013 in Panama City. He was born on erman, he was an Army Veter an of WWII, serving with the 2nd Armored Division Baptist Church. Survivors include one daughter, Naomi Kirk and and his wife, Linda, all of Howard Creek, James Rak grandchildren. Services were held Friday, March 15 at White City Interment followed in Holly Hill Cemetery in Port St. Joe. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. THOMAS RIDGWAY COE TALLAHASSEE Thomas Ridgway Coe, 91, of Tallahassee, passed away at his home on Friday, March 15, 2013. Born on May 3, 1921, he was the son of former Tallahassee Fire Chief Thomas Pinkney Coe and Maude Atkinson Coe Harvey. His name came from a family friend and highly respected mili scendant of a pioneer family that settled Coes Mill, which is now named Hosford in Liberty County and Coes Landing, located on the Leon County side of Lake Talquin. He attended Leon High School and was an out standing football player and track star. In 1937, he Team and was co-captain of the 1940 Northeastern Conference Championship Team which had an un He lettered four times before graduating in 1941. In 1997, he was honored by the Leon High School Alumni Association and was inducted into the Leon High School Football Hall of Fame. Fire Department late 1941. He served over 42 years, and retired as an Assistant Chief in 1983. During his tenure, he attended the Ocala State Fire College and served on the committee that developed the Florida Fire Training Manual, commonly referred to as the and was highly respected as a leader in the Fire De would be there to lead them through any dangerous situation. He was instrumental in helping to estab which is still in existence today. He was dedicated to the Tallahassee Fire Department and always did his best to improve the department. After his retirement, he was consulted many times for his historical knowl edge of the Department. He was Tallahassees oldest He was an avid outdoorsman. He loved to hunt many friends. He was recognized as one of the best In his younger years, he was a member of the Boy Scouts. He played baseball for the Tallahassee Capi tals at Centennial Field and umpired softball games for men and women at Ben Bridges Park. He served the Trot Away Club, the Jackson Masonic Lodge, the Seminole Boosters, the Florida State Dog Hunters attended First Baptist Church from infancy and be He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Pinkney Coe and Maude Atkinson Coe Harvey; his stepfather, John B. Harvey; two sisters, Lucile Coe Branch Webb and Fay Coe Stanley; a great-grand child, Amira. Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Dorothy husband, Buddy, Thomas Tom Ridgway Coe, Jr. and his wife, Patty and Ruth Coe Baggett; a brotherin-law, William Bill Stanley of Tallahassee; a sis grandchildren, Lewis Bud Abbott, Jr. and his wife, Hope, Michele Abbott Norman and her husband, Darrell, Matthew Matt Coe and his wife, Kristen, Michael Mike Coe and his wife, Heather, Brandon Ridgway Baggett and his wife, Jessica and Nicole Niki Baggett; 15 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Services were held on Tuesday, March 19 at the First Baptist Church located at 108 W. College Av enue, Tallahassee. Private interment followed at Oak land Cemetery. First Baptist Church at the above address, or Cov enant Hospice, 1921 Capital Circle NE, Tallahassee, FL 32308. Bevis Funeral Home in Tallahassee was in charge of the arrangements. HARRISON Y. SLONE, JR. ALTHA Harrison Y. Slone, Jr., 78, of Altha, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013. He was born April 28, 1944 in Co ated from Asbury College in Wilmore, KY and Seminary at Emory University. He was a Methodist pastor for for ten years. He worked at Dozier School for boys in Marianna for three years as an instructor for the FETCH program, tracking dogs and boys. He was trol unit out of Tyndall AFB and Marianna CAP. He gel Flight Program. He was the original owner and builder of Marianna Chapel Funeral Home in Mari anna. He was preceded in death by two children, Lischa and Jeremy Slone. Survivors include his loving wife of 30 years, Karen and one son, Joshua, both of Altha. Memorialization will be by cremation. There will be a private remembrance service. Many thanks to the doctors and nurses at the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at Shands Hospital in Hospice. Contributions may be made to Emerald Coast Hospice at 4374 Lafayette Street, Marianna, FL 32446. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. MARJORIE ELIZABETH COX WHITE APALACHICOLA Marjorie Elizabeth Cox White, 76, of Apalachicola, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2013 in Tallahassee. She was retired as Executive Secretary for Franklin County School Sys tem and was a member of First Baptist Church, where she was organist for 45 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Luther Thomas Thompson, Sr. and Martha Jane Cox Thomp Survivors include her husband, Richard White of Apalachicola; two sons, Richie White of Apalachic ola and Randall White of Tallahassee; one daughter, Ballard of Ormond Beach; one brother, Tom Cox and his wife, Lynn of Tallahassee; one sister, Barbara Andrew and her husband, Terry of Sage, AR; many nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, March 23 at 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Apalachico Baptist Church, 46 Ninth Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320. Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh.com. Covenant Hospice celebrates National Social Work Month MARIANNA Covenant Hospice proudly cel ebrates National Social Work Month throughout the month of March. The 2013 theme, Weaving Threads of Resilience and Advocacy, promotes the mission of social work which is to enhance human well-being and help meet the basic needs of all people, especially the most vulnerable. There are 640,000 professional social workers in the United States who have dedi cated their careers to either helping people transform their lives, or improving environments that make such progress possible. Throughout its 34 county service area, Covenant Hospice social workers help patients and families to live with dignity and the highest degree of physical, emotional, social and spiritual comfort. They provide emotional support to the patients and loved ones as sist in dealing with closure issues, help in understand ing and completing advanced directives, and help in understanding and utilizing Medicare, Medicaid or nancial assistance by identifying and accessing com munity resources. Social workers are essential to our organization because they provide services that encompass a wide of Branch Operations for Covenant Hospice. They have passion and an inherent sense of purpose that truly inspires our staff and the patients and families Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, Covenant Hos We've got the fence posts to meet your needs. Liberty Post & Barn Pole, Inc. Dempsey Barron Road, Bristol (off Hwy. 12 N) Phone (850) 643-5995
Page 16 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL MARCH 20, 2013 Let workers know what jobs you have Local Driver NEEDED Clarksville Area WOERNER TURF Grade Checker Operator for Milling Crew Drug Free Workplace EEO MUST HAVE C.W. Roberts Contracting, Inc. 22574 NE SR 20 Hosford, FL 32334 (850) 379-8116 Deadline 3-22-13 10 positions Temporary/seasonal work planting, cultivating, and harvesting vegetables, fruits and to 10/15/2013 at Witten Produce Patch, Lowell, Waterford, and Portland, 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. The higher of $11.74/hr or current ap plicable AEWR or applicable piece rates depend ing on crop activity. 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 reason ably able to return same day to their place of resi dence at time of recruitment. Transportation and subsistence expenses to work site will be paid to nonresident workers not later than upon comple tion of 50% of the job contract. Interviews required. Apply for this job at nearest State Workforce Agen cy 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 #OH554658. 11 positions Temporary/seasonal work plant ing, cultivating and harvesting nursery stock from 3/27/2013 to 12/9/2013 at John Hoffman & Sons Landscaping & Nurseries, Inc., 3 months previ ous experience required in the job described. Sat urday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. HourlyRate $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 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 Ca reer Center 16908 Northeast Pear Street, Ste. 2, Blountstown, FL 32424. Provide copy of this ad. Job # 3951923. 6 positions Temporary/seasonal work plant ing, cultivating and harvesting nursery stock from 3/27/2013 to 12/1/2013 at Richard Hoffman Land scaping, Inc., Petoskey, MI. 3 months previous experience required in the job described. Satur day work required. Lift/carry 60 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire upon suspicion and post-accident drug testing required HourlyRate $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 reason ably able to return same day to their place of resi dence at time of recruitment. Transportation and subsistence expenses to work site will be paid to nonresident workers not later than upon comple tion of 50% of the job contract. Interviews required. Apply for this job at nearest State Workforce Agen cy in state in which this ad appears, or One Stop Career Center 16908 Northeast Pear Street, Ste. 2, Blountstown, FL 32424. Provide copy of this ad. Job Order #3951905. 28 positions Temporary/seasonal work plant ing, cultivating and harvesting nursery stock. from 3/30/2013 to 11/30/2013 at Branch1 Litzenburger Landscape, Ltd., Harbor Springs, MI. This job requires a minimum of three months (or 480 hours) operation of 50+ HP nursery equipment. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. Saturday work required. Employer-paid post-hire random, upon suspicion and post-accident drug testing required. The em ployer requires that all new hires for employment pass an employer-paid background check. Hour lyRate $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 Career Center, 16908 Northeast Pear Street, Ste. 2, Blountstown, FL 32424. Provide copy of this ad. Job Order #3955538. 5.181 HOMELESS STUDENTS The School Board of Liberty County shall ensure that homeless children and youth, forded the same free, appropriate public education as provided to other students and have access to the education and other services that such students need to ensure that they have an opportunity to meet the same challenging Florida student academ ic achievement standards to which all stu dents are held. Homeless students shall not be stigmatized or segregated or sepa rated into other educational programs on the basis of their status as homeless. This district shall establish safeguards that pro tect homeless students from discrimination on the basis of their homelessness. The district will remove barriers that affect the enrollment and retention of homeless stu dents. The District homeless education liaison homeless students as individuals who lack residence and includes children and youth who: 1) are sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or a similar reason; 2) are living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, or camping grounds due to the lack of alternative adequate accommodations; 3) are living in emergency or transi tional shelters; abandoned in hospitals; or awaiting foster care placement; 4) have a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not designed for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings; 5) are living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, or similar settings; and 6) are migratory children who qualify as homeless because the children are living in circumstances described in 1) through 5). (b) The term unaccompanied youth means a student who is not in the physical custody of a parent or guardian. (c) The term school of origin means the school that the student attended when permanently housed or the school where the child or youth was last enrolled. (d) The terms enroll and enrollment mean attending school and participating fully in school activities. (e) The term immediate means without delay. (f) The term parent means parent or guardian of a student. (g) The term liaison means the staff person designated by our LEA and each LEA in the state as the person responsible for carrying out the duties assigned to the (2) School Selection (a) The District shall, according to that which is in the students best interest, and if it is the wish of the parent, guardian, or unaccompanied youth, continue the home less students education in the school of origin for the duration of homelessness, or enroll the student in a District school in the attendance zone in which the homeless student is actually living on the same basis as other district students. (b) In determining that which is in the best interest of the student, the District shall: 1) To the extent feasible, keep a home less student in the school of origin, unless doing so is contrary to the wishes of the students parent or guardian. 2) Provide a written explanation, includ ing a statement regarding the right to ap peal, if the District sends a homeless stu dent to a school other than the school of origin. 3) In the case of an unaccompanied student, ensure that the District homeless education liaison helps in placement or enrollment decisions, considers the views of the student, and provides notice of the right to appeal placement and enrollment decisions. 4) The school of origin means the school that the student attended when per manently housed or the school in which the student was last enrolled. The choice regarding placement shall be made regard less of whether the student lives with the homeless parent or guardian or has been temporarily placed elsewhere. 5) The requirements of Student Assign ment for students moving their physical residence from one attendance zone to another, to transfer to a school in the new zone of residence, shall not apply to home less students. 6) The school selection may be docu mented through the Student Assignment waiver process. (3) Enrollment The District will immediately enroll homeless students, new to the district, in school, even if they do not have the docu ments usually required for enrollment, such as school records (includes Individualized mentation, or proof of residency or guard ianship. (a) A homeless student will be as signed to the students school of origin as requested by the parent or guardian or to the District school in the attendance zone in which the School Board Approved Homeless Stu dents Policy student is actually living and in accordance with that which is in the stu dents best interest. (b) Homeless students have a right ei ther to remain in their school of origin or to attend school where they are temporarily residing. (c) Homeless students who choose to remain in their school of origin have the right to remain there until the end of the school year in which they get permanent housing. (d) If a homeless student arrives with out records, the school shall contact the previously attended school system to ob tain the required records and the assigned liaison shall assist the family as needed. (e) The District shall immediately re fer the parent or guardian to the districts homeless liaison for children and youth in transition, who will help in obtaining nec essary immunizations or records if the stu dent needs to obtain these records. (4) Residency A homeless student is considered a resident if the child or youth is personally somewhere within the district with a pur pose to live here temporarily, but not nec essarily to remain permanently. (a) The student shall be considered a resident when living with a parent, guard ian, or person in loco parentis not solely for school purposes or for participation in extracurricular activities. (b) Homeless students who do not live with their parents or guardians may enroll themselves in school. (c) The address listed on the enrollment forms becomes proof that the student lives in Liberty County, Florida. (5) Guardianship (a) For purposes of school placement, any parent, guardian or person in loco pa rentis who has legal or physical custody of a homeless child or youth shall enroll that child or youth directly in a District school (b) The District Guardian Responsibili ties form should be completed within a rea sonable period of time for those homeless students who are not accompanied by a parent or guardian, once a child or youth is enrolled in and attending a school. (6) Disputes If a dispute arises over school selection, enrollment, or any issue covered in this policy: (a) The student shall be immediately ad mitted to the school of origin or assigned zone school as requested by the parent or guardian and transportation provided to and from the school of origin, pending resolution of the dispute; (b) The parent or guardian of the stu dent shall be provided with a written expla nation of the Districts decision regarding school selection, including the rights of the parent, guardian or student to appeal the decision through the Districts enrollment dispute procedure and the Florida Depart ment of Educations appeal process; (c) The student, parent or guardian shall be referred to the District Homeless Educa tion Liaison, who shall ensure the resolu tion process is carried out as expeditiously as possible after receiving notice of the dispute; and (d) In the case of an unaccompanied student, the District Homeless Education Liaison shall ensure that the student is im mediately enrolled in school pending the resolution of the dispute. (7) Transportation The District shall ensure at the request of the parent, or in the case of an unac companied youth, the District Homeless Education Liaison, transportation will be provided for a homeless student to and from the school of origin as follows: (a) If the homeless student continues to live in the School District, in which the school of origin is located, transportation will be provided. (b) If the homeless student moves to an area served by another district, though continuing his or her education at the school of origin, the district of origin and the district in which the student resides must agree upon a method to apportion respon sibility and costs for transportation to the school of origin. (c) If the districts cannot agree upon such a method, the responsibility and costs must be shared equally. (8) Comparable Services Homeless students shall be provided services and educational programs com parable to those offered to other students in the school selected, including the follow ing: (a) Preschool programs; (b) Transportation services; (c) Educational Services for which the student meets the eligibility criteria, includ ing special education and related services and programs for English language learn ers; programs; (e) Gifted programs; (f) School nutrition programs; (g) Title I, Part a programs; and (9) Preschool Programs The district shall ensure that homeless have access to educational services for which they are eligible, including preschool programs administered by the district. (10) Homeless Education Liaison The Superintendent shall ensure that there is a District Homeless Education Li aison and his/her duties are communicated to district and school personnel and appro priate community agencies and providers. STATUTORY AUTHORITY tance Act, 42 U.S.C. 1431 11436. Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Sec ondary Education Act, 20 U.S.C. 1 6315. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 20 U.S.C. et seq. April 6, 2002 Policy of the Child Nutrition Division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. June 5, 1992 Policy of the Administration for Children and Families of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. tions Section 1003.21, Florida Statutes School attendance entry health examination; immunization against communicable diseases; exemp tions; duties of Department of Health THE JOURNAL JOB MARKET
MARCH 20, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 17 PUBLIC AND LEGAL NOTICES IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE No. 2012 CA 000109 Liberty Lumber Company, LLC, A Georgia limited liability company Plaintiff, v. James E. Shuler Defendant NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that I, Clerk of the above named Court, will on the 28th day of March, 2013, at 11:00 a.m., 10818 NW SR 20, Bristol Fl, 32321, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the fol lowing described real property situate in the County of Liberty, State of Florida, to-wit: See Exhibit A below hereto and made part hereof pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is listed above. Commence at a concrete mon ument marking the Southwest Corner of the Northwest 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of Section 16, Township 2 South, Range 8 West, Liberty County, Florida, and call this the POINT OF BE GINNING; thence North 00 de grees 15 minutes 32 seconds East 1320.00 feet to a concrete monument on the Southerly bank of the Apalachicola River (and call this Point A), thence continue North 00 degrees 15 minutes 32 seconds East 50 feet, more or less to the South erly waters edge of the Apala chicola River; thence meander Southeasterly; thence North easterly along the waters edge of the Apalachicola River 1390 feet, more or less; thence South 00 degrees 17 minutes 20 sec onds West 100 feet, more or less to a concrete monument (and call this Point B); Point B being South 76 degrees 33 minutes 06 seconds East and 1383.18 feet from previously mentioned Point A; thence continue South 00 degrees 17 minutes 20 seconds West 119.42 feet to an iron pipe locat ed in the center line of and ex isting line of an existing graded road (POINT OF BEGINNING of the Roadway Easement); thence continue South 00 de grees 17 minutes 20 seconds West 886.34 feet to a concrete monument; thence North 89 degrees 40 minutes 59 sec onds West 1346.17 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. This tract is located in the Northwest 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 and partially in the Southwest 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4, all located in Section 16, Township 2 South, Range 8 West, Liberty County, Florida. LESS AND EXCEPT THAT SOLD TO WAYNE SUBER AND LAUREN SUBER IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 114, PAGE 400 AND CORRECTED IN OF FICIAL RECORDS BOOK 166, PAGE 533 AND THAT SOLD TO LIBERTY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSION ERS IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 125, PAGE 385. Also; Commence at the Northwest Corner of the Southeast 1/4 of Fractional Section 16, Town ship 2 South, Range 8 West, Liberty County, Florida and run North 89 degrees 40 minutes 59 seconds West a distance of 2097.81 feet; thence continue North 89 degrees 40 minutes 59 seconds West a distance of 400 feet, more or less to the Bank of the Apalachicola River; thence meander in a North easterly and Southeasterly di rection along the Bank of the Apalachicola River to the North line of the NW 1/4 of SE 1/4 of Section 16, Township 2 South, Range 8 West; thence West to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Also; Commence at a concrete mon ument marking the Northwest Corner of the Southeast 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of Section 16, Township 2 South, Range 8 West, Liberty County, Florida and call this the POINT OF BE GINNING; thence run North 00 degrees 17 minutes 20 seconds East 584.63 feet; thence North 79 degrees 52 minutes 13 sec onds East 14.15 feet; thence in a South-Southeasterly direction to the North line of the South east 1/4 of Southeast 1/4 of Section 16, Township 2 South, Range 8 West; thence West to the Point of Beginning. Less 10 feet on the East and Southeast side of said land, lying on the West side of road right of way shown on the unrecorded plat prepared by Bannerman Sur veyors on August 18, 1980 for Jerry Shuler. Also; Southwest 1/4 of Southeast 1/4 of Section 16, Township 2 South, Range 8 West, Liberty County, Florida. Also; (Lot #1, Block A) Commence at a concrete mon ument marking the Southwest Corner of the Northeast 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of Fractional Section 16, Township 2 South, Range 8 West, Liberty County, Florida; thence North 00 de grees 17 minutes 20 seconds East along the Westerly line of the Northeast 1/4 of the South east 1/4, 635.45 feet to an iron pipe and call this the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence continue North 00 degrees 17 minutes 20 seconds East 424.21 feet to an iron pipe on the Southerly bank of the Apalachicola River; thence continue North 00 de grees 17 minutes 20 seconds East 30 feet, more or less to the Mean High water line of said river; thence meander North easterly 100 feet along said line more or less; thence South 00 degrees 17 minutes 20 seconds West 30 feet, more or less to an iron pipe on the Southerly bank of said river; thence continue South 00 degrees 17 minutes 20 seconds West 398.97 feet to an iron pipe on the North erly right of way of a graded road; thence South 79 degrees 58 minutes 13 seconds West along said right of way 101.20 feet to the POINT OF BEGIN NING. Less 5 feet across the South side for the road right of way. This tract is located in the Northeast 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of Fractional Section 16, Township 2 South, Range 8 West, Liberty County, Florida. Also; (Lot #10, Block B) Commence at a concrete mon ument marking the Southwest corner of the Northeast 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of Fractional Section 16, Township 2 South, Range 8 West, Liberty County, Florida; thence North 18 de grees 33 minutes 59 seconds East 314.06 feet to an iron pipe on the Easterly right of way of a graded road and call this the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence North 83 degrees 32 minutes 01 seconds East 300.00 feet to an iron pipe; thence South 81 degrees 20 minutes 01 sec onds East, 145.00 feet to an iron pipe; thence South 61 de grees 20 minutes 13 seconds West 411.65 feet to a concrete monument marking the P.C. of a curve on the Northerly right of way of an existing graded road; thence Northwesterly along said right of way along a curve concave towards the right having a delta angle of 51 de grees 52 minutes 40 seconds; a radius of 153.74 feet; an arc distance of 139.20 feet to a concrete monument marking the P.T. of said curve; thence continue along right of way North 06 degrees 27 minutes 59 seconds West 72.42 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Also; (Lot 11, Block B) Commence at a corner monu ment marking the Southwest corner of the Northeast 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of Fractional Section 16, Township 2 South, Range 8 West, Liberty County, Florida; thence North 18 de grees 33 minutes 59 seconds East 314.06 feet to an iron pipe on the Easterly right of way of a graded road marking the Southwest corner of Lot #9 of Block B; thence North 83 degrees 32 minutes 01 sec onds East 300.00 feet to an iron pipe; thence South 81 de grees 20 minutes 01 seconds East, 145.00 feet to an iron pipe and call this the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence South 81 degrees 20 minutes 01 sec onds East 80.00 feet to an iron pipe; thence South 32 degrees 39 minutes 31 seconds West 378.38 feet to an iron pipe on the Northerly right of way of a graded road; thence North westerly along said right of way along a curve concave towards the right having a delta angle of 11 degrees 58 minutes 50 seconds; a radius of 484.75 feet; an arc distance along said right of way of 101.36 feet to a concrete monument marking the P.T. of said curve; thence continue along said right of way North 58 degrees 20 minutes 39 seconds West 170.24 feet to a concrete monument; thence North 61 degrees 20 minutes 13 seconds East 411.65 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. This parcel is located in the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 and partially in the SE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Fractional Section 16, Township 2 South, Range 8 West, Liberty County, Florida. Also: (Lot #1, Block C) Commence at a concrete mon ument marking the Northwest corner of the SE 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of Section 16, Township 2 North, Range 8 West, Liberty County, Florida; thence South 00 degrees 17 minutes 20 sec onds West 1320.85 feet and call this the POINT OF BEGIN NING; thence North 43 degrees 53 minutes 56 seconds East 348.63 feet; thence South 85 degrees 32 minutes 49 seconds East 143.09 feet to an iron pipe on the Easterly shore of a high water slough; thence continue South 85 degrees 32 minutes 49 seconds East 740.39 feet to an iron pipe on the Westerly right of way of State Road 333; thence South 11 degrees 50 minutes 09 seconds West along said right of way 201.94 feet to a concrete monument; thence North 89 degrees 45 minutes 39 seconds West 589.04 feet to an iron pipe; thence continue North 89 degrees 45 minutes 39 seconds West 146.47 feet to an iron pipe on the Easterly shore of said high water slough; thence continue North 89 de grees 45 minutes 39 seconds West 202.97 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING; This tract is located in the SE 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of Section 16, Township 2 North, Range 8 West, Liberty County, Florida. LESS AND EXCEPT THAT DEED TO CHRISTOPHER L. GEARY IN OFFICIAL RE CORDS BOOK 85, PAGE 195 AND TINA L. OBRYAN IN OF FICIAL RECORDS BOOK 85, PAGE 76 AND CORRECTED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 91, PAGE 315. Also: (Lot #2, Block C) Commence at a concrete mon ument marking the Northwest corner of the Southwest 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of Fractional Section 16, Township 2 South, Range 8 West, Liberty County, Florida; thence South 00 de grees 17 minutes 20 seconds West 1320.85 feet; thence North 43 degrees 53 minutes 56 seconds East 340.63 feet and call this POINT OF BEGIN NING; thence continue North 43 degrees 53 minutes 56 sec onds East 351.37 feet; thence South 80 degrees 40 minutes 12 seconds East 84.76 feet to an iron pipe; thence continue South 80 degrees 40 minutes 12 seconds East 476.28 feet to an iron pipe on the Westerly right of way of State Road 333; thence South 15 degrees 03 minutes 20 seconds West along said right of way 227.52 feet to a concrete monument; thence North 85 degrees 32 minutes 49 seconds West 597.26 feet to an iron pipe; thence continue North 85 degrees 32 minutes 49 seconds West 143.09 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. This parcel is located in the SE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Fractional Section 16, Township 2 South, Range 8 West, Liberty County, Florida. Also: (Lot #3, Block C) Commence at a concrete mon ument marking the Northwest corner of the Southwest 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of Fractional Section 16, Township 2 South, Range 8 West, Liberty County, Florida; thence South 00 de grees 17 minutes 20 seconds West 1320.85 feet; thence North 43 degrees 53 minutes 56 seconds East 700.00 feet and call this the POINT OF BE GINNING; thence North 24 de grees 31 minutes 32 seconds East 325.00 feet; thence South 60 degrees 45 minutes 39 sec onds East 64.61 feet to an iron pipe; thence continue South 68 degrees 45 minutes 39 sec onds East 466.87 feet to iron pipe on the Westerly right of way of State Road 333; thence South 21 degrees 33 minutes 34 seconds West along said right of way 208.69 feet to an iron pipe; thence North 80 de grees 40 minutes 12 seconds West 476.28 feet to an iron pipe; thence continue North 80 degrees 40 minutes 12 seconds West 84.76 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. This parcel is located in the Southeast 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of Section 16, Township 2 South, Range 8 West, Liberty County, Florida. Also: (Lot #4, Block C) Commence at a concrete mon ument marking the NW Corner of the SE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Fractional Section 16, Township 2 South, Range 8 West, Liberty County, Florida; thence South 00 degrees 17 minutes 20 sec onds West 1329.85 feet; thence North 43 degrees 53 minutes 56 seconds East 700.00 feet; thence North 24 degrees 31 minutes 32 seconds East 325.00 feet and call this the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence South 68 degrees 45 minutes 39 seconds East 64.63 feet to an iron pipe; thence continue South 68 degrees 45 minutes 39 seconds East 466.87 feet to an iron pipe on the Westerly right of way of State Road 333; thence North 28 degrees 49 minutes 43 seconds East along the Westerly right of way of said road 291.62 feet to the intersec tion of the Westerly right of way of said and the Southerly right of way of an existing graded road; thence North 62 degrees 09 minutes 34 seconds West along the Southerly right of way of an existing graded road 64.01 feet to a concrete monument mark ing the P.C. of a curve; thence continue along said right of way along a curve concave towards the right having a delta angle of 09 degrees 24 minutes 25 sec onds; a radius of 1240.42 feet; an arc distance of 203.65 feet to a concrete monument marking the P.T. of said curve; thence continue along said right of way North 52 degrees 43 minutes 09 seconds West 223.65 feet to a concrete monument mark ing the P.C. of a curve; said curve being concave towards the left having a delta angle of 24 degrees 48 minutes 17 sec onds; a radius of 278.18 feet; an arc distance along said right of way 120.43 feet to an iron pipe; thence South 08 degrees 42 minutes 49 seconds West 185.27 feet; thence South 24 degrees 31 minutes 32 seconds West 225.00 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Less 10 feet across the North side for road right of way. This parcel is locat ed in the SE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Fractional Section 16, Township 2 South, Range 8 West, Liberty County, Florida. Also: (Lot #5, Block C) Commence at a concrete mon ument the Northeast corner of the Southeast 1/4 of the South east 1/4 of Fractional Section 16, Township 2 South, Range 8 West, Liberty County, Flori da, thence South 00 degrees 17 minutes 20 seconds West 1320.45 feet; thence North 43 degrees 53 minutes 56 sec onds East 576.15 feet and call this the POINT OF BEGIN NING; thence North 43 degrees 53 minutes 56 seconds East 1233.85 feet; thence North 24 degrees 31 minutes 32 seconds East 550.00 feet; thence North 08 degrees 42 minutes 49 sec onds East 105.27 feet to an iron pipe on the Southerly right of way of a graded road; thence Northwesterly along said right of way of a graded road; thence Northwesterly along said right of way long a curve concave towards the left having a delta angle of 02 degrees 59 min utes 06 seconds; a radius of 278.18 feet; an arc distance of 14.49 feet to a concrete monu ment marking the P.T. of said curve; thence continue along said right of way North 80 de grees 32 minutes 32 seconds West 232.34 feet to a concrete monument marking the P.C. of a curve; thence continue along said right of way along a curve concave towards the right hav ing a delta angle of 10 degrees 29 minutes 43 seconds; a ra dius of 534.75 feet; an arc dis tance of 97.96 feet to an iron pipe; thence South 00 degrees 17 minutes 20 seconds West 771.69 feet to an iron pipe; thence continue South 00 de grees 17 minutes 20 seconds West 66.84 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Less 10 feet across the North side for road right of way. Also: (Lot #6, Block C) Commence at a concrete mon ument marking the NW corner of the Southeast 1/4 of South east 1/4 of Fractional Section 16, Township 2 South, Range 8 West, Liberty County, Florida and call this the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence continue South 00 degrees 17 minutes 20 seconds West 1320.85 feet; thence North 43 degrees 53 minutes 56 seconds East 576.15 feet; thence North 00 degrees 17 minutes 20 seconds East 66.84 feet to an iron pipe; thence continue North 00 de grees 17 minutes Northwesterly along said right of way along a curve concave towards the right having a delta angle of 11 de grees 42 minutes 09 seconds; a radius of 534.75 feet; an arc distance along said right of way 109.22 feet to a concrete monu ment marking the P.T. of said curve; thence continue along said right of way North 58 de grees 20 minutes 39 seconds West 170.24 feet to a concrete monument marking the P.C. of a curve; thence continue along said right of way 203.74 feet; an arc distance of 184.47 feet to a concrete monument marking the P.T. of said curve; thence continue along said right of way North 06 degrees 27 minutes 59 seconds West 369.31 feet to an iron pipe; thence South 79 degrees 58 minutes 13 seconds West 14.15 feet; thence South 00 degrees 17 minutes 20 sec onds West 584.53 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Less 10 feet across the NE Corner, lying South of road right of way shown on unrecorded plat. At the time of sale, the suc cessful high bidder may post with the Clerk a deposit equal bid shall be paid to the Clerk p.m. CT on the day of the sale, the successful high bid shall be exclusive of the Clerks registry fee and documentary stamps shall be paid by the successful bidder. Any person claiming an inter est in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis 60 days after the sale. Persons with a disability who need special accommoda tions must notice the individual signed below not later than sev en days prior to the proceed ing which is the subject of this notice to insure that reasonable accommodations are available. This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information ob tained will be used for that pur pose. WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court, this 7 day of March, 2013. Clerk of Circuit Court Kathy Brown By: Vanell Summers, Deputy Clerk 3-13, 3-20 _________________________ DISPOSITION NOTICE NOTICE OF DISPOSITION OF ABANDONED PROPERTY PURSUANT TO SECTION 715.109, FLORIDA STATUTES Notice is hereby given to Jimmy Ross Gowan, Jr. whether alive as an individual, or if deceased his heirs or estate that, on April 15, 2013 the single-wide mobile home, bearing Manufacturer VIN# FLA253364 and located adjacent to 17865 Arnold Kelly RD NE, Hosford, Liberty Coun ty, Florida, will be disposed by The St. Joe Timberland Company, pursuant to Section 715.109, Florida Statues. If Jimmy Ross Gowan, Jr., heirs, estate, or assigns, have a legal interest in the described mobile home, the mobile home can be claimed by submitting proof of legal ownership and $1,500 to cover storage, legal, and pub lishing fees. The mobile home must be removed from The St. Joe Company property after submitting proof of ownership and payment. Submit documentation and payment to: Legal Department, The St. Joe Company, P.O. Box 217, Wewahitchka, FL 32465, and received by April 15, 2013. 3-20 T 4-10 ________________________ REQUESTING SEALED BIDS The Liberty County Sheriffs bids for automobiles to be auc tioned. The bids will be accept ed from 8:00am March 18, 2013 through 5:00pm April 1, 2013. All bids must be sealed listing Jet Ski, amount of bid, name, address and telephone number. The Sheriff reserves the right to refuse any/or all bids. The automobiles, boat and Jet Ski may be seen at the Liberty must be dropped off at the Liberty County Sheriffs Admin Pogo Street, FL or mailed to the P.O. Box 67, Bristol, FL 32321, to be delivered on or before the The below listed vehicles, boat and Jet Ski are to be auctioned: 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe 1996 Chevrolet Caprice 1999 Buick LaSabre 2001 Dodge Truck 2005 Ford Crown Victoria 2008 Kawasaki Jet Ski 1973 Fiber Glass Boat BES SCHOOL NEWS BES Principal Bozeman gets duct-taped to pole As a fundraiser for our Relay For Life Team, Mrs. Bozeman, our Principal at Blountstown Elementary School agreed to be duct-aped to a pole. Students were sold pieces of duct tape for a dollar and were allowed to come up and tape Mrs. Bozeman to a pole under the P.E. shelter. Over 200 pieces of duct tape were sold and she was thoroughly TAPED! Thank you Mrs. Bozeman and students for your school spirit. This week some of our Pre-K and Kindergarten class es talked about St. Patrick's Day; that it is celebrated on March 17 and why we celebrate it. On Friday, the classes made special hats to wear to lunch! Spring Pictures Just a reminder to BES students and parents that Spring pictures will be taken on Thursday, March 21 in the music room. BES dates to remember March 21.........Spring Pictures March 22 ...........Report Card Day March 25-29.........Spring Holidays Celebrating St. Patricks Day with decorated hats
Page 18 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL MARCH 20, 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. WELLS For friendly service and never any overtime charges call, Clint Hatcher, Owner Electrical Lic. # ER13014037 New Homes H Garages H Additions H Electrical Remodeling Foundations Screenrooms Sunrooms VINYL SIDING RESIDENTAL & COMMERCIAL FREE Estimates Serving Calhoun, Liberty & Jackson Counties LIBERTY TIRE COMPANY 10781 NW SR 20 Bristol, Fl 32321 Call 643-2939 MV84845 Hours: Monday thru Friday 7 5 & Saturday 7 12 We specialize in sales and repair of tires for: Commercial Trucks and Trailers, OTR Equipment, Farm Equipment, JEMISON Heating & Cooling, Lic# RM1416924 Carrier Equipment Masters Farm Supply LS Tractor Equipment Committed To Quality Since 1973 (850) 762-3222 fax email@example.com Hwy 71 South on J.P. Peacock Rd, Altha. 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 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL CLASSIFIEDS APPLIANCES like new, cleaner, best offer, like new. Call 643-6485. 3-20, 3-27 Electric stove clean, $35. Call (863) 370-2369. 3-20, 3-27 Haier refrigerator, 4.5 cubic ft., Call 674-8482. 3-20, 3-27 AUTO PARTS 700R Chevy transmission with cable shift not electric, $150. Call (863) 370-2369. 3-20, 3-27 CARS 2000 Oldsmobile Alero runs 2469. 3-20, 3-27 2002 Mitsubishi Montero Sport, 3.0 liter V-6, automatic, power seats, power windows, ice cold smoke or leak oil, $4,250 OBO. Call or text to (850) 556-5992. 3-13, 3-20 1989 Cadillac Eldorado Sports man with 78,000 miles. A collec 8189. 3-13, 3-20 black with used transmission and 3-13, 3-20 1989 Toyota Tercel, like new in Call (850) 272-5315. 3-13, 3-20 1997 Buick LeSabre, silver, new air conditioner, in excellent condi tion, $1,650. Call 674-8376. 3-13, 3-20 TRUCKS 2000 Jeep Wrangler 762-8941. 3-20, 3-27 2000 Ford Windstar, needs minor work, $850 OBO. Call (850) 247-8315. 3-20, 3-27 2001 Toyota Tundra access ITEMS FOR SALE 200 amp breaker box never used, $125. Call (863) 3702369. 3-20, 3-27 photos available. Call 509-4987. 3-20, 3-27 size 18 from OBO. Call 643-2629 and ask for 3-20, 3-27 Prom dress size 18, top is pink sequined, bottom is solid pink, $50. Call 643-2629 and ask for 3-20, 3-27 Tuxedo black with jacket, pants condition, $40. Call (850) 3483554. 3-13, 3-20 Couch material fabric condition, multi-colored, $250. Call 674-4433. 3-13, 3-20 Huge selection of Grandmas mix master, hand mixers, stove coffee mashers, collection of openers, linen dish towels, aprons, table cloths, runners, dinnerware and or 674-5257. 3-13, 3-20 Board games: still in shrink wrap. All are clean 3-13, 3-20 other great deals invited to shop at the Calhoun-Lib 1818. UFN FURNITURE Six dining chairs with pad wood, $10 each or $50 for all. each or $30 for all. Call 7623388. 3-20, 3-27 Good used furniture and appli UFN cab, 4x4 with 142K miles, VGC, $9,200 or will trade for a F250, 4x4 of equal value. Call 9623-20, 3-27 2004 Ford Expedition XLT, third row seat, 90,360 miles, one dition, $9,500. Call 762-4533. 3-20, 3-27 fast speed, cold air, 53,000 miles, like new tires, in excellent condition inside 8437. 3-20, 3-27 4WD, auto matic, AC, stereo, bedliner and tool box, $6,400 OBO. Call 4474512. 3-20, 3-27 2000 Chevy Tahoe, 4WD, $3,000 OBO. Call 643-2196. 3-13, 3-20 condition. Has a bed liner and lift make offer. Call 674-2485 or 447-3053. 3-13, 3-20 PETS/SUPPLIES 0910. 3-20, 3-27 Bunnies, four available, $5 each. no answer. 3-20, 3-27 Brindle bulldogs, mom and her four puppies. Free to a 3-20, 3-27 $25 for all. Call 570-3806. 3-20, 3-27 dog puppies, one male and one female, have current shots and Email Jack at jaksmith777@ 3-20, 3-27 Eight mixed breed puppies, six Call (850) 631-1941 or 6433411. 3-13, 3-20 For Rent in ALTHA 762-9555, 447-0581 or 762-8597 *2 & 3 BD trailers. With lawn service $ 27 $ 43 $ 70 $ 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 643-7740 FOR RENT Home lots for sale in Altha Mild deed with owner terms. Available with 10% $287 month or seven down and $270 month. Call 762-8185 OWNER (813) 253-3258 Located in Lowry 2 BD, 1 BA House For Rent I H MOBILE HOMES R B Call 643-6646 Home FOR Rent IN ALTHA (850) 899-0269 Homes FOR Sale IN HOSFORD
MARCH 20, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 19 STARSCOPE Week of March 17~ March 23, 2013 Small Town T om A CARTOON BY MIKE BARNHOUSE Bulldog Pit puppies, seven fe male and three males, free and seen in Bristol. Call (404) 9527201 or (678) 232-0516. 3-13, 3-20 Peek-a-poo puppies, 3-13, 3-20 Toy Poodle and Terrier mixed puppies, 674-2890. 3-13, 3-20 Two goats, 3-13, 3-20 Redbone Hound puppies left. Call 209-0910. 3-13, 3-20 Guinea Pig 559-4106. 3-13, 3-20 LOST/FOUND FOUND: Bulldog puppy, white identify at 674-5995. 3-13, 3-20 ELECTRONICS Kicker subwoofers two 10 with 3630. 3-20, 3-27 EQUIPMENT & TOOLS Murray push behind mower 6.5 3-20, 3-27 Pressure washer 3-20, 3-27 Weed Eater Lawn Mower low 3-20, 3-27 Troy-Bilt bush hog Call 674-2485 or 447-3053. 3-13, 3-20 WANTED Someone to provide lawn care, 3-20, 3-27 HUNTING & FISHING striper boat Has a 1997 Johnson 50 hp motor, 3-20, 3-27 HOMES & LAND 2000 Skyline manufactured home, 3-20, 3-27 1996 16 x 80 Mobile Home, 2BR, Call 447-0985. 3-20, 3-27 Five acres of land 5843. 3-13, 3-20 Singlewide mobile home, 2 BD, OBO. Call 447-2008. 3-13, 3-20 YARD SALE BLOUNTSTOWN Yard Sale hold items. Moving sale, Saturday, March 23 447-0303. CLARKSVILLE Yard Sale 8139. THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL CLASSIFIEDS noon Eastern Time Martha Settlemire, Realtor Call (850) 643-7604 DANNY RYALS REAL ESTATE $ 259,000 has attention to detail. Every $ 369,900 MAKE OFFER REAL ESTATE WANTED: (850) 544-5441 or (850) 570-0222 $39,900 For Sale IN Buy, sell and trade in the JOURNAL classieds Sharon Pollard shows an item from a sale table to her mother, Lucille Mears, as they enjoy the morning shopping at the Liberty County 4-H Spring Clean Go Green Yard Sale Saturday at Veterans Memorial Civic Center in Bristol. SATURDAY SHOPPING Free seminar for Veterans set at Chipola this Friday MARIANNAChipola Col lege will offer a free seminar, What the Veterans Business Out reach Center Can Do for You, on Friday, March 22, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in Room M-108 of the Chipola Business and Technol ogy building. The Veterans Business Out reach Center (VBOC) helps create, develop, and retain veteran-owned small business enterprises. The VBOC provides training through workshops, counseling, assistance, and resource utilization services to Veterans, Service-Disabled Veter ans, Reservists, National Guard, and Active Duty business owners and entrepreneurs. The next seminar, Government Contracting, will meet April 19. Participants will learn how to iden tify government agencies and tar get marketing efforts to save both time and money. Cost is $30. The will receive free admission. Participants may register for all idabiz.com. At Chipola, contact Elissa Severson (850) 718-2441 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Participants may register in person Spires interviewed for poverty research William Galvan (right), a graduate student enrolled in the Institut d'tudes Politique de Paris, recently interviewed Dr. Willie Spires, Chi pola College As sociate Dean of Social and Behav ioral Sciences. Galvan, a native of the Do minican Republic, is conduct ing research on poverty for a thesis in Pub lic Affairs. Dr. Spires reported that the student was interested in the role of lo cal government in combatting poverty. The stu dent also interviewed Bill Stanton, Executive Director of the Jackson County Development Council.
Page 20 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL MARCH 20, 2013 Guests at this years Liberty County High School Prom, themed Our time to shine, enjoyed a memorable eve ning at Veterans Memorial Civic Center in Bristol Fri day night. LEFT: This years Prom King DJ Jacobs and Queen Carrie Jones. RIGHT: Prom Prince Tyler San some and Princess Koree Guthrie. PHOTOS BY DAKODA BERG Liberty County High