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Title: The Calhoun-Liberty journal
Portion of title: Calhoun Liberty journal
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: The Liberty Journal, Inc.
Place of Publication: Bristol Fla
Publication Date: 03-27-2013
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Bristol (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Liberty County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Liberty -- Bristol
Coordinates: 30.426944 x -84.979167 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in Sept. 1991.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 11, no. 38 (Sept. 18, 1991).
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.
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Sheriff's Log............2 Sr. Citizens schedule...6 Community Calendar and Events...........4, 5 & 6 School news...14 & 15 Outdoors...10, 12 & 13 Folk Life Days at the Pioneer Settlement.......18 Obituaries........19 Legals & Job Market ......21 Find a real deal in the Classieds .........22 & 23 CALHOUNLIBERTY J OURNAL THE W ednesday MARCH 27, 2013Vol. 33, No. 13 50includes tax by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorA man arrested for Thursday nights armed robbery of West End Liquors in Blountstown told investigators he did it because he was Justin Levi Lovett, 21, of Blountstown was charged with one count of armed robbery after the store owner was held at knifepoint and forced to hand over cash from the register, two bottles of alcohol and four packs of cigarettes, according to a report from the Owner Rosario Hall told investigators that she and a clerk were in the back room of the customer, the clerk looked out and saw a to close the door to the storage room but the intruder pulled it open and shouted at her to He held the knife to my face and was pushing me all the way to the cash register, She handed over the cash and he dropped said he motioned for them to return to the But before he got to the door, he turned and She said he started to leave but stopped once more and ordered her to give him See on page 3Suspect caught soon after liquor store armed robbery JUSTIN LEVI LOVETT Behind the Scenes show this Sunday to focus on FINDING BIGFOOT episode set in this area by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorIt may be a few months before the Florida episode of Finding Big cently will air, but some of the background work done to create the show will be featured on Sun day nights Finding Bigfoot; Untold Stories, at 9 p.m. (ET) on Animal Planet. While the Finding ing their show at Torreya State Park, another crew was following them around to document how they put together the popular series. The second crew also ment for the show, which featured local folks with stories to tell about what they believe were encounters with something unusual. Several School were also at the meeting. Bristol resident Sarah Carpenter is expected to be featured in Sundays episode after one of the programs producers contacted her to identify her in an interview segment. by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorCounty commissioners, school board members, council members from Altha and Blountstown, at the Blountstown Library for the eighth Calhoun The meeting, organized by Chamber Director to get updated on each groups projects and plans Pleased with Thursday nights turnout, Terry emphasized the importance of working as a page to work together and move forward, she She started off the meeting by sharing some tourism news that could help the areas economy PADDLEWHEELER ON THE RIVERA paddle wheeler will soon be plying the waters of the Apalachicola River, thanks to the efforts of The boat, an authentic reproduction steam powered vessel, was built in 1983 and will offer tours of the river with standing passenger service from Apalachicola to Chattahoochee and onto A few years ago the boat sank in a storm but was repaired and later acquired by actress Debbie boat to be donated to the museum in Apalachicola, The vessel has six luxury staterooms with private baths, a mahogany-paneled salon with a working fireplace, a dining room, antique hopes to have it in operation by late summer or Terry, who suggested that special events can be See SUPER COUNCIL MEETS on page 18 Ideas discussed, strategies presented at 8th Calhoun County Super CouncilBHS PromPAGE 16 Kids meet the Easter Bunny at the Moonlight Market PAGE 11 JIM McCLELLANS OUTDOORS Down South DUCKS: Dinner vs. Dynasty PAGE 13 Easter Event List..................4 Meet this years Journal Easter Coloring Contest winners....20Relay for Life April plans.......5 Two family reunions set........5 Bikers 4 Kids fundraiser.......5 Jim Woodruff lock closed.....10 Arrest Reports...2 Liberty County School Board votes against private contracts for food service, custodial staff PAGE 17Cavers asked to take precautions to prevent bat disease ...........12

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CALHOUNLIBERTY J OURNAL THE W ednesday FEB. 27, 2013Vol. 33, No. 950includes tax Sheriff's Log............2 Arrest Reports............2 Community Calendar and Events......................3 Cartoons, Commentary and Letters..................4 PEOPLE: Birthdays, weddings, anniversaries.....5 Obituaries, Job Market and Legals...................9 Find a bargain in the Classieds.....................11

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CALHOUNLIBERTY JOURNAL J OURNALTHECALHOUNLIBERTY50includes taxW ednesday FEB. 27, 2013Vol. 33, No. 9 Sheriff's Log............2 Arrest Reports............2 Community Calendar and Events......................3 Cartoons, Commentary and Letters..................4 PEOPLE: Birthdays, weddings, anniversaries.....5 Obituaries, Job Market and Legals...................9 Find a bargain in the Classieds.....................11

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An Ocala man was charged with DUI after Calhoun County Deputy Christian Smith noticed him traveling erratically along SR 71 North last week. According to the arrest report, Smith witnessed the pickup driven by James Deardorff, 35, cross the centerline of the road several times. The driver then activated his right blinker and continued traveling north and onto the shoulder of the roadway. The deputy pulled the truck over and when he spoke with the driver, noted the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from inside the vehicle and saw a beer can sitting on Deardorff told him he was on his way to a motel in Marianna. When he stepped out of his truck, he struggled to keep his balance. He denied that he had been drinking and agreed to take a roadside sobriety test, but was unable to complete any of the exercises. He was charged with DUI and taken to the county jail. Two breath samples taken to determine his level of intoxication gave readings of .195 and .201. The legal limit is .08. His bond was set at $1,500. Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL MARCH 27, 2013 ARREST REPORTS compiled by Journal Editor Teresa Eubanks CALHOUN COUNTY March 18 Brandon Dickerson, VOSP, CCSO. James Deardorff, DUI, CCSO. March 19Diana Sumner, VOCP, CCSO. Mark McGill, non-support, CCSO. Latoria Martin, failure to appear, CCSO.March 20Curt Johnson, driving with license suspended or revoked with knowl edge, BPD. Billy Carroll, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, CCSO. Rayburn Henderson, falsely im license, BPD.March 21 Carey Snell, disorderly conduct, BPD. Carey Snell, VOCR, CCSO. Eric Tolley, driving with license sus pended or revoked, VOSP, possession of meth, CCSO. James Casey, VOCR (warrant for battery), CCSO. March 22 Justin Lovett, robbery with a weap on, CCSO. Bobby Hall, driving with license suspended or revoked, CCSO.March 23 Joseph Whatley, driving with li cense suspended or revoked with knowledge, BPD.LIBERTY COUNTYMarch 19 Jonathan Harrison, holding for Jackson County, LCSO. Issac Edwards, warrant arrest, LCSO. Charles Miller, DUI, LCSO.March 21 William C. Dean, felony battery, kidnap, false imprisonment, tampering with a witness, LCSO. Delanna Hay, holding for Leon County, LCSO.March 22 Cody Tucker, warrant felony arrest, resisting arrest without violence, LCSO. SHERIFFS LOG arresting agency. The names above represent those charged. We remind our readers that all are presumed innocent until proven guilty.CITATIONS ISSUED: Accidents ........................................................................04 ............................................................................24 Special details Business alarms ..............................................................................06 Residential alarms ..........................................................................00 ...............................................................................41 through Mar. 24, 2013 by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorA night out with her boyfriend ended violently for a Liberty County investigators she was slapped, beaten and choked by William Carlton Dean after he learned about a previous relationship she had. She gave the following account to a deputy: She and Dean, 38, drove to Quincy, where they went out to dinner and then went to The Bottom Lounge. While at the lounge, Dean spoke with another man who told him he had previously dated his girlfriend. She said Dean became enraged and called her a liar when he came back inside. He told her their relationship was over and he wanted to go home so he could pack his things and move. When they got to the car, he became more angry and started swinging at her and yelling. He continued hitting her while they were in the car, and at times he would grab her hair and shove her head into the side door window. She said she tried to escape twice but each time he pulled her back in the car by her hair. He hit her each time she refused to answer any of his questions. When they got to their Abe Chester Road residence in Bristol, she tried to get away from him as he attempted to force her into the house. When she fell to the ground next to a pool, she said he put his hands on her throat and said he would choke her and then threatened to throw her in the pool and drown her. She said his teenage son came out of the house and asked his father to stop. They went into the house, where the attacks continued. He chased her around the dining room table and picked up a chair, slamming it down and breaking it into pieces. She said he tried to push a pool table into her but the table collapsed. bedroom and fell asleep. She said she couldnt call for help because he smashed her cell phone in the car and took the house phone to bed with him. He also threw her car keys them. She believed he took her set of spare keys as well. She said she fell asleep from exhaustion and they awoke around 5:30 a.m. She said she took him to Quincy to get his truck so he could get his things and leave. When she got home, she showered and went to work at Franklin Correctional Institution, where she saw a nurse about her injuries because she was having She left work and arrived at the charges. She still had visible signs of being in a physical altercation, including a black eye and redness around her throat. Deputies picked up Dean Thursday morning at the home the two had shared, where he was packing. During a recorded interview at the his girlfriends relationship with another man and things got out of hand. He denied keeping the woman from leaving, stating that she had a second set of car keys. He denied throwing her other keys out in the yard. When asked if he had broken the womans cell phone, he replied, Maybe. He then admitted to causing the bruising on her body. Dean was charged with felony domestic battery by strangulation, false imprisonment and tampering with a witness. His bond was set at $25,000. An intoxicated man who almost ran head-on into a deputy because he was driving at night with no lights in the wrong lane was later found to be nearly four times over the legal limit after the close call March 19. Charles Steven Miller, 49, of Bristol was charged with felony DUI. It was his third DUI arrest. Sgt. Jody Hoagland of the was traveling south on CR 12 near Veterans Memorial Park around 8 p.m. when he saw a red car traveling northbound in his lane. He had to drive onto the shoulder of the road to prevent a head-on collision. Once the car went past, he turned around and made a traffic stop in front of the Harrell Memorial Library. In his report, Hoagland noted that the driver was unable to roll down the window and seemed to have trouble operating the vehicle's controls. When Miller a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from inside the car. Hoagland had to grab Miller to keep him from falling into the road and oncoming traffic as he attempted to follow directions for a sobriety exercise. He was then charged with DUI and taken to the county jail, where he gave two breath samples to determine the second was .282. The legal limit is .08. driver nearly 4 times CHARLES MILLER Erratic driving results in DUI arrest for Ocala manJAMES DEARDORFF Man charged with impersonating an his drivers licenseA Blountstown man wearing an FDLE shirt and carrying a BB pistol in a shoulder holster was arrested for impersonating a law week. The Blountstown Police Department responded to a call about a suspicious man that appeared to be armed at the Southern Express on Central Avenue around 2:30 p.m. March 20. the store on a green motorcycle, traveling north on River Street. Lt. Darryl Temple caught up with the man, who was identified as Rayburn Ronald Henderson, 49. When asked if he had any firearms, Henderson indicated he had a weapon in his shoulder holster, which held a BB pistol. Henderson told Temple he worked with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and said he was their head informant. When Temple checked Hendersons drivers license, he saw where Henderson had written over his name and signed it as Spunky Henderson. He was also charged with altering a drivers license. His bond was set at $6,000.RAYBURN HENDERSON A 62-year-old Marianna man is facing a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and battery after a March 19 disturbance at a Parrish Avenue home in Blountstown. Billy Gene Carroll went to visit a woman at her home when he got into a dispute with her 36-year-old son, who said Carroll had not paid him for work he did on his tractor, according to the arrest report. The argument became heated and Carroll was asked to leave. He did, but returned 30 minutes later with a gun. The womans son said he armed himself with a baseball bat when he went outside to meet Carroll. He said Carroll pointed the gun at him and said he was going to kill him. When the woman positioned herself between the two men to protect her son, Carroll put the barrel of the gun against her forehead and said he would kill her unless she moved. Her son ran inside and called 911. Carroll left. the familys account. Calhoun County officers joined deputies from Jackson County when they went to Carrolls home on Hasty Pond Road, about a mile north of the Calhoun County line. He was taken into custody without incident. A Ruger .22, loaded with six live bullets, was found at the home. Carroll told investigators he went to the home with the gun but denied getting it out of his truck. He admitted showing his gun and telling the womans son he would kill him if he came at him with the baseball bat. BILLY GENE CARROLL WILLIAM C. DEAN

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FEBRUARY 27, 2013 / THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY JOURNAL Page 3 Fine Jewelry & Gifts Tuxedo Rentals Weddings Any special occasion Come see us for your formal wear Create Your FORMAL LOOK atThe Diamond CornerPROM DATESLiberty, March 15 BHS, March 22 Wewa, April 6 Altha, April 13 Mobile Dental Clinicat the Calhoun-Liberty Ministry Center March 8-9, 2013*Friday, March 8, 5 a.m. 8 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 9 a.m. 12 p.m.March 11-15, 2013* FREE DENTAL KITS FOR PATIENTS Call 643-5400 A little out of the way, A lot less to payFamily Coastal Seafood Restaurant WERE OOPEN Come see us for the best seafood and prices around and for a really great meal! MOVINGmy 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 Heating & Air Conditioning FL LIC. # CMC1249570 R ssCCs (850) 674-4777 Whaley Whaley Days of rain leave a soggy scene behind Residents are still adjusting to the rising waters that crossed roads and surrounded homes following several days of heavy rainstorms. ABOVE: Water envelopes a small house near Fuqua Circle in Altha. LEFT: Fuqua Circle became a watery expanse. BELOW: Sheds are in danger of disappearing into the water at the boat landing at Ochlockonee River at the Liber ty and Leon County line.PHOTOS BY JEAN WEEKS and RHONDA LEWIS soaking rainfall. RIGHT: Water laps over Lee Farm Road.ABOVE & BELOW: Two Bristol homes become islands.

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MARCH 27, 2013 / THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY JOURNAL Page 3 We anticipate being able to complete construction of our private rooms really soon. The rooms will contain the latest of any ser vice offered elsewhere, but the best feature of these rooms will be the tranquility they can provide during your healing process. The unit will feature a separate private entrance and the experience of privacy and tranquility will continue throughout your stay. Come Home to Rehab BlountstownHealth & Rehab16690 SW Chipola Road Phone (850) 674-4311Wed like to thank all of you for being so kind and generous with us during this time. Please accept our warm sincere wishes for a wonderful Easter holiday, decorated with peace, love, friendship and joy. cigarettes. She handed over four packs and he left and she hit the stores panic button, notifying their alarm SUSPECT FOUND WITHIN THE HOUR Using the description given by the store owners, built white male about 6 feet tall with shaggy brown hair. She said he wore a hooded green jacket with blue jeans. A black bandana covered the lower half of his face. About 40 minutes after the robbery, Deputy Todd Wheetley spotted an unfamiliar pickup traveling west stopped at a nearby address, where the deputy caught up with him. Wheetley realized he matched the description of the robber and saw that he was wearing a large knife on his belt. The arrest report noted that Lovett appeared intoxicated. When the suspect went to the back of his truck to relieve himself, he removed his knife and sheath and hid it. Lovett was then put in restraints. A bottle of Patron and Makers Mark were in plain dollars in cash was found behind the passengers seat. Two unopened packs of cigarettes were also found. The store owner was brought to the scene and minutes away from the liquor store, according to Lt. that afternoon and had purchased alcohol. HOURS OF DRINKING Lovett told investigators he had been drinking a lot decided to rob the liquor store. from the store before going inside and demanding cash, details of the robbery because of how much he had been building east of the store and then going to his truck. happened until he got home and told his mother. LIQUOR STORE ROBBEDcontinued from the front page Blountstown DRUGS 25 %O F FAll Easter items, dresses & kids clothesCome in and pick up those last minute basket goodies and candy for your little bunniesHappy EasterWillow Tree .....40% OFF Disorderly conduct lands man in jail violating the conditions of his community release for disorderly conduct. A Blountstown Police Officer who responded to a report of a drunk pedestrian found Cary Lee Snell standing outside the front entrance of the Southern Express on E. Central drinking a beer. Snell had just been inside, where he was talking loudly and had been asked several times to leave. While speaking with the officer, Snell became agitated and began cursing loudly. When he refused to calm down, he was taken into custody. in meth arrest along with license chargeA Thursday night traffic stop resulted in the of methamphetamine and driving with a suspended license. Eric Tolley was arrested drivers license had been suspended for failure to pay that Tolley was not supposed to be driving saw him at a gas contacted the Calhoun County It was also found that he had an outstanding warrant out of Gulf County for violation of probation. Following his arrest, Tolleys car was searched and a container that held approximately one gram of a powdery substance was found inside the glove compartment. The containers contents tested positive for methamphetamine. Tolley is being held without bond at the Calhoun County Jail due to the probation violation.ERIC TOLLEY CARY LEE SNELL Teen charged with battery on mother and criminal mischief domestic battery and criminal mischief after an According to the arrest was hitting the family dog when his mother intervened. She said he then threatened to hit his younger siblings. She said things escalated until his nose was nearly touching hers as he screamed at her. She said when she put her hands on his shoulders to back him away, he grabbed her and tackled her, causing her to fall into a chair. punching holes in the walls. WILLIAM MORGANQuincy man gets 10 years for child exploitation prison for using the internet in an attempt to entice a minor to engage in sexual activity. The sentence was announced by Pamela C. Marsh, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida. posted as part of an undercover investigation conducted by the North Florida Internet Crimes Against Children a series of emails with the undercover agent who was posing as the childs mother. During the course of the exchanges, Butler made arrangements to travel to Tallahassee for the purpose of having sex with the was arrested. Butler pled guilty to this offense in January. As part of Butlers sentence, United States District Judge supervised release, with the conditions that Butler attend sex offender treatment, that he register as a sex offender, and that his computers, and other electronic and by law enforcement. United States Attorney Marsh credited the success of this prosecution to the joint efforts of the agencies participating in the North Florida ICAC, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the United States Marshals Service, and the Tallahassee Police children in our community remains a priority of the Department of Justice, and great praise is deserved by all of our law enforcement partners who contributed to the success of this investigation. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States ARREST REPORTS compiled by Journal Editor Teresa Eubanks AN EASTER WISHMay your heart and your good things at this special time of year. Happy Easter.The Calhoun-LibertyJOURNAL andCLJNews.com

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MARCH 27, 2013 / THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY 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, FLPOSTMASTER: Send address corrections to: P.O. Box 536, Bristol, FL 32321. (USPS 012367) Summers RoadLocated at 11493 NW Summers Road in Bristol MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. Box 536, Bristol, FL 32321 TELEPHONE (850) 643-3333 Fax (888) 400-5810 EMAIL: thejournal@fairpoint.net ADS: cljads@fairpoint.net JOURNAL STAFFJohnny Eubanks...................Publisher Teresa Eubanks........................ Editor Sandra Brown...................Bookkeeper Debbie Duggar...................AdvertisingOFFICE HOURS: 9 a.m. 6 p.m. M-FTHE 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 announce ments and great response for our business advertisers! 5,347 Wednesday, March 27 Saturday, March 30 Thursday March 28 Friday, March 29TODAYS MEETINGS, noon, CalhounLiberty Hospital 7 p.m., Calhoun County Old Ag Bldg. east door, in front of jailTODAYS MEETINGSAA, 7 p.m., basement of Calhoun Courthouse 7:30 p.m., Veterans Civic Center Bristol Girl Scout Troop #303, 6:30 p.m. (ET) The Club Monday, April 1 Tuesday, April 2 Sunday, March 31 TODAYS MEETINGS 2 p.m., Ag. Bldg., across from Courthouse 7 p.m., Altha VFD AA, 6 p.m., Altha Community Center 6 p.m., Fire House 6 p.m., St. Paul AME Church in Btown 7 p.m. (CT), Dixie Lodge in Btown 7 p.m., Apalachee Restaurant 7-8 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, Hosford 6 p.m., Page Pond Assembly of God Church in AlthaTODAYS MEETINGS7 p.m., 6 p.m., Altha Community Center 5-8 p.m. (CT), WT Neal Civic Center, Blountstown Adult Dance, 8-12 p.m. at the Legion Hall in Btown BIRTHDAY ~ Betty J. Smith BIRTHDAY ~ Linda Bailey BIRTHDAY ~ Glenda Sue Vickery BIRTHDAY Nancy Brooks Mears BIRTHDAYS ~ Elaine Anders, Amanda King, Debby Grantham, Hannah Moore, Debra Grantham and Missy Nobles BIRTHDAYS Troy Brady, Matthew Christopher McClainSecond Annual Bikers 4 Kids fundraiser planned on April 20Local bikers are putting on a run for Liberty County 4-H to help youth attend 4-H Camp Timpoochee in Niceville. We would like to welcome everyone out to the Veterans Memorial Civic Center to join in on the ride Saturday, April 20. Registration begins at 9 a.m. (ET), kickstands up at 10 a.m. with all bikes returning at 12 p.m. for lunch and door prizes. Entry fee is $20 and $5 for a passenger. If you have any questions please call 643-2229 and ask for Cathia Schmarje. Waldorff/Waldroff family reunion set for April 6 in AlthaThe 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 in 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.Liberty Early Learning raises $361.90 for Relay for LifeLiberty Early Learning Center held their annual Coins for a Cure drive to raise money for Relay for Life. Children brought in their loose change to compete for the top spot. Ms. Connie Dowdys and Ms. Alycia Blacks class raised the most money. They are pictured with a check for the The total amount raised in the drive was $361.90. All classes received an ice cream party for their efforts. planned April 13The descendents of John William and Hannah Clemmons Shiver are welcome to attend the annual Shiver Reunion on Saturday, April 13 at the Blue Angel Recreation Area in Pensacola. Reunion begins at 10 a.m. and lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. Family is welcome to visit for the remainder of the day. Bring a covered dish of your choice. There will be plenty of entertainment for everyone including beach front vol and swimming. Dress comfortably for the beach. For more information contact Bert Shiver at (903) 854-4161. The Calhoun/Liberty Relay for Life event will be held on Friday and Saturday, April 5-6 at Sam Atkins Park in Blountstown. The relay begins at 7 p.m. (ET) on Friday and ends at 12 p.m. (ET) on Saturday. Please come by and celebrate with the survivors and caregivers and honor the memory of those who have lost the battle to cancer. We are Hunting for a Cure to celebrate more birthdays. There will be fun for all ages, food, games, en tertainment and more. For more information contact Dana Burns at (850) 556-5414.Calhoun/Liberty Relay for Life set for April 5-6Does the thought of taking your dog to the park sound fun? The Juniors in Girl Scout Troop 30 of Blountstown will be building a Dog Park to earn their Bronze Award. The Bronze Award is the highest award a Junior Girl Scout can ments, the Juniors must complete a minimum of 20 hours building their team, exploring their community, choosing their project, planning it, putting their plan in motion and spreading the word about the project. The girls started by exploring their communities and coming up with ideas of ways to help. They voted to build a Dog Park near Sam Atkins Park. After presenting their idea to the County Commission ers, they were granted a space on County property behind the Pioneer Settlement and Horse Arena. It is a very beautiful space with picnic tables and trails. Within a small area of the 160 acres of fenced county owned property, the Juniors will be able to express their creativity by designing and building an off-leash park area for dogs. They hope to have hurdles, tun nels, watering station, platforms and much more. The Juniors have a lot of work ahead of them and need as much help as possible. They are asking for donations to help fund the park. Please watch for containers set up around the community or contact Brittny Wooten (850) 832-6777, Chrissy Carpenter (850) 674-5025, or Carolyn Fowler (850) 447-1293 to donate or for more information. They hope to have it completed by May 25.Girl Scout Troop 30 to build dog park in Sam Atkins ParkThe Blountstown Public Library in vites you to come see a new art exhibit of watercolors called A Sprinkling of Spring! The artist, Anna Layton, will be displaying a collection of works to welcome the springtime and says she loves to paint "with a pallet plum full of colors." The pieces are scattered through out the library so come take a stroll down this garden path. If you happen to be around stop by on Wednesday afternoon, April 3 and Anna will dem onstrate her watercolor techniques for you. She will be planted at the round table to the right of the front desk from 1-3 p.m.Blountstown Public Library presents A Sprinkling of Spring Easter Fun see page 4 for a list of activities

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Page 6 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL MARCH 27, 2013 SR. CITIZENS CLOSED Friday, March 29in observance of Good Friday.If you have any questions, call us at 643-3777.Heres hoping your Easter holiday is brimming with joy! Full Service Florist/Gift Shop BRIGHTEN UP SOMEONES DAY WITH A BOUQUET! Back Corner Florist OWNER Heather Willis in Stricklands Hardware (850) 643-2336SR 20 in Bristol Every Saturday Come in Saturday and meet the Easter BunnyGet ready for your Easter celebrations RESIDENTIAL USERS of the Bristol Mu nicipal Wastewater System who wish to mer months may apply for an irrigation rate for sewer services by making applica City Clerk, 12444 NW Virginia G. Weaver ness hours now through April 19, 2013. THE CITY OF BRISTOL ANNOUNCES 2013 APPLICATION PERIOD FOR RESIDENTIAL SEWER IRRIGATION RATES Wishing every bunny a happy and wonderful Easter with family & friends. COURTHOUSE CLOSEDfor Good Friday on March 29.Carla Hand, Clerk of Court Cataracts? Smart Lenses SM 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) The Liberty County Senior Citizens Association has scheduled the following events for the month of April: Thursday, March 28 at 11 a.m. Easter Party/Lunch at the Bristol Senior Citizens Center. Friday, March 29 The Liberty County Bristol Senior and Liberty County be no meal deliveries on this date. Tuesday, April 2 at 10:30 a.m. Craft Day at the Hosford Senior Center. We welcome new seniors for this activity. If you need transportation to the Hosford Center, call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Thursday, March 28. Thursday, April 4 Shopping at the Marianna Walmart. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, April 1 to reserve your Transit ride. Tuesday, April 9 Movies and lunch in Tallahassee. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Thursday, April 4 to schedule your Transit ride. Wednesday, April 11 at 11 a.m. Exercise Day at the Hosford Senior Center. Come join us; these exercises are Senior Friendly and Senior Healthy. For transportation to the Hosford Center, call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, April 8. Thursday, April 11 Shopping at the Piggly Wiggly. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday April 3 to schedule your Transit pick up. Monday, April 15 at 7 p.m. The Liberty County Senior Citizens Board of Directors will meet at the Bristol Senior Center. The public is welcome to attend. Tuesday, April 16 at 11 a.m. We are going to play Bingo at the Bristol Senior Center and we will do a Grand Finale game for a Grand Prize. Salad and dessert will be served with lunch. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, April 15 for transportation to the Bristol Center. Wednesday, April 17 from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Community Outreach at the First Baptist Church of Bristol there will be a representative to dis cuss services that are provided by and through Liberty County Senior Citizens and Liberty County Transit for Seniors of Liberty County. Anyone needing transportation to this Outreach should call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Friday, April 12 to schedule a Transit ride. Thursday, April 18 at 10:30 a.m. Another fun exercise day at the Bristol Senior Center. The exercises are Senior Friendly and Senior Healthy. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, April 15 for transportation to the Bristol Center Thursday, April 18 Shopping at the Tallahassee Walmart and then enjoy lunch. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, April 15 to reserve your Transit Ride. Tuesday, April 23 We are going to play Bingo at the Hosford Senior Center and we will do a Grand Finale game for a Grand Prize. Salad and dessert will be served with lunch. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Friday, April 19 for transportation to the Bristol Center. Wednesday, April 24 at 10:30 a.m. Craft Day at the Bristol Senior Center. For transportation to the Center, call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Friday, April 19. Thursday, April 25 at 11 a.m. Hosford Senior Center, Bingo with Cindy from Blountstown Rehab. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, April 22 to schedule your Transit pick up. Thursday, April 25 Shopping at the Bristol Piggly Wiggly. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, April 22 to schedule your Transit pick up. Friday, April 26 This is the Big Day! The Liberty County Senior Citizens 12th Annual Flathead Fishing Tournament/Fundraiser begins. Hamburger, hot dogs, fries and drinks will be available for purchase at 11 a.m. Fishing begins at 5 p.m. and will continue through 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. Saturday, April 27 Fishing tourna ment continues. Hamburgers, hot dogs, fries and drinks will be available for purchase at 11 a.m. Split The Pot/Dona tion $1 per ticket, Donation $1 per ticket for a chance to win $500. All drawings will begin at 1 p.m. Trophies and prize monies will be awarded for the winners of the Fishing Tournament. Liberty County Senior Citizens always enjoys having everyone join us for the fun. We are looking forward to a great turnout! All proceeds from this Fundraiser go to the Liberty County Senior Citizens Association to enable continuing services to the seniors of Liberty County. We sincerely thank everyone who supports the ongoing services for our seniors. Tuesday, April 30 at 11 a.m. Bristol Senior Center, We are going to play Bingo at the Bristol Senior Center and we will do a Grand Finale game for a Grand Prize. Salad and dessert will be served with lunch. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Friday, April 26 for transportation to the Bristol Center.The Bristol Senior Center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Hosford Center is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Seniors are welcome to come for a hot meal served at noon and to enjoy socialization with others. Call 643-5690 to make a meal reservation the day before you plan to at tend. If you need transportation to either center, you will need to call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 three (3) working days before you plan to attend. AHCH Homemaking & Companion Services; Registered Cer Liberty Co. Senior Citizens events for April include annual The Calhoun County Senior Citizens Association will be sponsoring a grilled chicken cookout on Friday, April 5. The cost will be just $6 per plate. We will be serving grilled chicken leg quarter, green beans, cole slaw, bread and dessert. We will deliver three or more orders (make sure you indicate what time to deliver your order) or stop by the corner of Hwy. 71 and 20 in the old Police Department lot. To place an order call 674-4163 or fax 674-8384. houn County Senior Citizens. Come out and support the Calhoun Sr. Citizens.Calhoun Sr. Citizens cookout April 5The Calhoun County Senior Citizens announces available upcoming trips. Trips are not limited to senior citizens; trips are available to the public. *Jamestown/Williamsburg, VA/ Washington, DC/Lancaster, PA, June 7-15, 2013. Cost: $1,799 single, $1,349 pp double, $1,199 pp triple & quad. *Atlanta Braves & Six Flags Over Georgia. July 4-5, 2013. Cost: $289 single, $239 double, $219 triple or quad. *Hawaii Tour, July 19-27, 2013. Great Price on double Balcony! Cost: Inside, $4,199 single, $2,899 pp double. Oceanview: $4,899 single, $3,299 pp double. Balcony: $5,099 single, $3,499 pp double. *Hard Rock CasinoTampa, Aug. 2425, 2013. Cost: $159 single, $119 pp double. *Golden Isle Getaway (Jekyll Island), Oct. 28-30, 2013. Cost: $619 single, $449 pp double, $419 pp triple or quad. *Callaway Gardens, Nov. 15-16, 2013. Cost: $309 single, $239 pp double, $229 pp triple & quad. *Branson Christmas, Dec. 2-7, 2013. Cost: $1,169 single, $899 pp double, $819 pp triple/quad. Please call 674-4163 if interested in any of the trips.

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Ember Manning per formed a musical selection at the 2012-2013 Florida Womens Hall of Fame upon request to return. Ember sang in 2010 and again on March 20, 2013. Mitchell Manning played for the reception that was held in the Historic Old Capitol. Mitchell Manning resides in Panama City with his wife, Kellee and two daughters, Ember and Sydney. Mitchell earned a degree in Informa tion Studies from Florida State University in 2000 and is currently employed as a Software Developer with CACI Inc. in Panama City. Mitch ell has been employed previously with Ferguson Enterprises Inc. and NASA in Newport News, VA and Bonnier Corporation in Winter Park. He enjoys spending time with his family, playing piano at home and for his church, writing songs and reading. Ember Manning resides in Panama City with her dad, mom, sister and dog, Charlie. Ember is in the eighth grade at Deane Bozeman School where she enjoys Choir, Science and History. Ember loves to sing and hopes to become a Teacher when she grows up. Mitchell is the son and Ember is the granddaughter of the Florida Commission on the Status of Womens Assistant Director Michele S. Manning and her husband, James of Hosford. MARCH 27, 2013 / THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY JOURNAL Page 7 Grand Ridge SPRING FESTIVAL & Easter Egg Hunt March 30TH 8 A.M. 2 P.M. The Town of Grand Ridge is gearing up for its Spring Festival and Easter Egg Hunt!!!It features an Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. with 3 different age divisions having a total of 12 golden eggs worth $25 each and a coloring contest with prizes. Admission to this event is free, but there are small fees for the childrens activities. There will be no charge for the egg hunt or for the coloring contest.There will be something for everyone including arts, crafts, food vendors, childrens games and activities, and live bunny photos from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There are a variety of activities for children and adults. Vendors will be selling T-shirts, homemade jellies, candles, handmade crafts, jewelry, carnival foods, corndogs, chicken on a stick, shrimp on a stick, corn, sausage dogs, and snoballs. Games and activities for the children will include train rides, helicopter rides, Race Mania, slides, a bouncy house and more.We are inviting vendors to participate. Vendor spaces are $25 each with proceeds going to Sneads High School Project Graduation 2013. Any vendors that wish to participate are encouraged to contact Crystal Avriett at (850) 573-6750 or at crystal.avriett@gmail.com. At John Thomas Porter Park beside the Grand Ridge School Tuxedo Rentals Proms Weddings And more!Adult to Children sizes Many styles and colors to choose from ALTHA PROM order by April 5 and getFREE SHIPPINGCreate Your FORMAL LOOK atThe Diamond CornerPROM DATESWewa, April 6 Altha, April 13Fine Jewelry & Gifts Air Force Airman Equasha L. Colley graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Colley is the daughter of Audrey Colley of East Marion Street, Chatta hoochee, and Edward Colley of North West State Road 12, Bristol. She is a 2012 graduate of West Gadsden High School, Quincy.Airman Equasha L. Colley graduates from basic training DILLON BLOUNT Dillon Blount will celebrate his 10th birthday on Sunday, March 31. He is the son of Tonia Parker Blount of Hosford and Sol and Robin Blount of Blountstown. His siblings are Zackery and Jon Blount and Kylee and Seth Harrell. His grandparents are Teresa Sadler, Kenneth Parker and Mary Louise and the late Phillip Blount, all of Quincy. He will celebrate with a Carnival party on Tuesday, April 16 with family and friends at Veterans Memorial Park. Clint Hatcher and Shannan McClain married March 16Clint Hatcher and Shannan McClain exchanged vows on Saturday, March 16 at the Circle S Planta tion on the Chipola River. They were very grateful to be surrounded by the love of both family and friends. The couple will reside in Altha. Ember Manning performs at Florida Womens Hall of Fame at Capital Emmitt Mims killed this 7 point on buck on Thursday, Jan. 31 in Bristol. He went to shoot a doe, but came back with horns! Emmitt is the son of Richard and Christina Mims of Bristol.Emmitt Mims kills 7-point buck wedding birthday ADOPT A PET ...FROM THE JOURNAL CLASSIFIEDS!

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America was duped into the Iraq War by lies from President Bush and Vice President Cheney. Bush Cheney and their neocon friends convinced America that if the U.S. did not invade Iraq and take care of that despot Saddam Hussein, we were all going to die in a nuclear mushroom cloud. It was all a lie. There were no weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. The best account of the scam ming of America is the book, Curve Ball. The Iraqi defector who claimed that Hussein had weapons of mass destruction de fected to the Germans. The German Intelligence Service named the de fector Curve Ball and warned the U.S that Curve Not to be deterred by facts, Bush Cheney used Curve Ball for their claims of aluminum tubes and other mass destruction devices. During my 32 years in the military, I heard I heard the Bush Cheney description of the threat, I knew they were cooking the books. Reminded me of the Cold War days when the intelligence units would predict the Soviet Union invasion of Western Europe. If they were to be believed, hoards of Soviet aircraft, tanks and in across the northern German plain and whup us like a rented mule. in the 32 Squadron in the Netherlands. My squad was, Come on over, and well see who does the whupping. When the Soviet Union collapsed, the world learned that the Soviet Union military forces were a hollow force. However, Amer icas military-industrial complex and political parties need an enemy. The Bush and Cheney great American experi ment in forcing American style democracy on the Iraqi people, Shiites, Sunnis and Kurds, by mili tary force failed. Cheneys promise of a peaceloving, tranquil Iraqi society is a joke. Even the dumbest in Washington, and there are many, should have known that Iraqi society is really three tribes, all of which hate each other. Like it or not, the only force that can foster some degree of coopera tion among these dispirit ethnic groups is a despotic leader like Saddam Hussein. But, it is what it is. The U.S. now owns Iraq. The U.S. has the worlds largest and most expensive embassy in Baghdad which is hidden in the Green Zone behind fences and locked gates. I doubt that few U.S. Foreign dad. The war in Afghanistan is due to end in 2014. Why wait? Does anyone think that the U.S. is go ing to turn the Afghan people or the Taliban into a demo cratic, peace-loving people in the next 12 months. We couldnt accomplish the Cheney transformation in the past 10 years, so, Id say, Too late. What did the 10 years of and money? The Cost of War Project at Brown Uni versity provides answers, but the answers are not what we would like to hear. According to Neta C. Crawford, co-director of the project at Brown University, at the time of the Iraq invasion there were no Al Qaeda forces in Iraq. Now, they are in Iraq, and they attack U.S. support troops, Iraqi forces and civilians. Crawford points out that the invasion of Iraq didnt intimidate the Iranians and North Koreans. Further, the Afghan war has spread into Pakistan. So much for containment and show of force. Corruption abounds in foreign countries when the U.S. tries to buy their allegiance. The Transparency International Group ranks Iraq as the 8th most corrupt country. According to the Brown University report, from 2001 to 2013 there were 330,000 people killed in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan but this number does not include indirect deaths of thousands of others. In these numbers are 6,656 U.S. military and 6,307 U.S. contractors. There were 26,405 allied military and police and 1,398 other allies killed. Approximately 200,000 civilians were killed and approximate This was a poor mans war. About 1% of Americans fought the war. The other 99% of Americans werent involved. There were no rich kids in this war, just Americas rank and women were deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. About 1.5 million of those are now eligible for of veterans medical cost, money to wind down the Afghan war and Pentagon budget require ments, and when the smoke clears, the cost of All this on borrowed money, thanks to Bush and Cheney. Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL MARCH 27, 2013 COMMENTARY C ORNERJerry Cox is a retired military OXS Late Night Laughs A RECAP OF RECENT OBSERVATIONS BY LATE NIGHT TV HOSTS. The Cost of War: What did 10 years of ghting in Iraq cost? Corruption abounds in foreign countries when the U.S. tries to buy their allegiance. The Transparency International Group ranks Iraq as the 8th most corrupt country.Harvard was knocked out of the NCAA tournament in the second round. But dont kid yourself. This Harvard basketball team went somewhere no other team has gone: to class. JAY LENOThere was a big upset this weekend in the NCAA tournament, when San Diego State was upset by 15th seed Florida Gulf Coast University. Yeah, Florida Gulf Coast University. Even the University of Phoenix Online was like, Who? JIMMY FALLON New Secretary of State John Kerry what do you think? Is he getting the job done? I dont know. Its hard to trust a secretary of state who is not wearing a pantsuit. DAVID LETTERMANA rattlesnake handler in Texas is recovering in the hospital after being bitten for the 12th time. If youre a rattlesnake handler and youve been bitten 12 times, are you really a handler? Arent you just a guy who doesnt know how to pick up snakes? JAY LENOMonday night was the beginning of the eight-day Jewish holiday of Passover, when God freed the Jews from slavery in Egypt. In other words, his CONAN OBRIENThe average American works six months a year for the government. Think about that. Government employees dont even work six months a year for the government. DAVID LETTERMANJohn Kerry visited Iraq and also Afghanistan. Meanwhile, Israeli President Benjamin Netan yahu is meeting with Dennis Rodman. DAVID LETTERMAN A 33-year-old woman in Britain claims to have an allergic reaction to exercise. She says every time she exercises, she has an allergic reaction. Actually, I have that. You know how I treat it? Pizza. JAY LENOThe former Pope got together today with the new Pope for a Pope reunion special. They referred to each other as New Pope and Pope Classic. JIMMY KIMMEL Theres a growing trend of older Americans who are using marijuana in their retirement. That makes sense because old people are always talking about their joints. JIMMY FALLONActress Tilda Swinton gave an unusual perfor mance at the Museum of Modern Art this weekend. She slept in a glass box in the middle of the museum all day. If you are in New York, for $20 you can watch Tilda Swinton sleep in a box. In L.A. you can watch Gary Busey pass out in public for free. JIMMY KIMMELDoctors in Canada were shocked after pulling a 3-inch knife blade from the back of a 32-year-old man. The knife had been in there for three years. Imagine that, the guy had a knife in his back for three years. He must have worked at NBC too. JA Y LENO A company in North Carolina is selling a $60 IQ test that people can give their dogs. If you spend 60 bucks on a dog IQ test, maybe YOU should take that IQ test. Theres no way Id make my dog take an IQ test. Hes already busy enough doing my taxes. JIMMY FALLON

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MARCH 27, 2013 / THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY JOURNAL Page 9 COMMENTARY WASHINGTONMERRY-GO-ROUNDby Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift Same sex marriage & GOP WASHINGTON Its hard to think of any other public policy where attitudes have moved as quickly and dramatically as they have on gay marriage or of its impact on GOP presidential politics. A majority of Americans are now in favor of same sex couples having the right to marry, and politicians in both major political parties are positioning themselves for the next election when opposition to gay marriage will cost votes, not the other way around. for marriage equality in a video message this week is seen as an early step toward a likely presidential run in 2016. The Supreme Court next week will hear challenges to Prop 8 in California and DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act) signed by President Clinton in what he says was a defensive move to head off even more discriminatory legislation. The earth is moving on the Republican side too with Ohio Senator Rob Portmans revelation that he now supports gay marriage after learning two years ago that his college-age son is gay. Portman was on the short list for vice president in 2012, and himself so publicly and prominently for marriage equality, he has made a clear break with the far right of his party, a declaration of independence that could serve him well in the future. The GOP is in the grip of its farthest right members at a time when the country has moved toward more social inclusion and away from the religious right intolerance that motivated the Re publican base for so long. The report unveiled by RNC Chairman Reince Priebus this week, which is titled Growth and Oppor reform but doesnt attempt to overhaul the partys policies, a task that is beyond the capability of the RNC, and would require the involvement of GOP leaders at a time when the iconic conserva tive magazine, National Review, despairs in an editorial that the party is leaderless and issueless. a clear candidate in waiting, some elder whose turn it is to win the nomination and lead the GOP. Mitt Romney was that person in 2012 although it took the party a long time to reconcile his rich guy moderate persona with the strident conservatism that prevails in the GOP. Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is emerging as the folk hero on the right, just as his father, former Rep. Ron Paul has been for the last two presidential elections. Paul is clearly angling to run and he will have a following, though its hard to see how someone who espouses such far-right libertarian views could win a national election. Another Tea Party favorite, Florida Senator Marco Rubio, seems to have more maneuvering room to expand his appeal in part due to his Cuban heritage and his leadership role in the Senate on immigration reform. He and Paul may have to duke could be decisive in the primaries when choosing a candidate who could actually win a national election is the GOPs chal lenge. In the RNC report, Priebus recommends fewer debates so the candidates wont have each other to kick around for the better part of a year. More moderate candidates like New Jersey Gov have a tough time getting through a primary process dominated by the right, but a less known moderate like Portman, newly positioned on the hottest social issue of modern times, might be just what the doctor ordered for the ailing GOP. WASHINGTON -It's the question asked by Gold Star families -the loved ones of our fallen -when I meet them at funerals or public events. It is spoken qui etly by the spouses of grievously wounded soldiers, sailors, airmen, guardsmen and Marines when I visit military and veterans hospitals. And it's in the correspondence I receive from parents and friends of those "Was it worth it?" A decade ago this week, when Operation Iraqi Freedom began, this wasn't a question posed to our Fox News team. While and awe" of precision-guided missiles and bombs hitting Saddam Hussein's capital, Griff Jenkins and I were embedded with U.S. Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 268 and a battalion of Royal Marine commandos en route to the Faw Peninsula on the largest night helo-borne assault in history. took off from the tactical assembly area in Gibraltar and raced for the border at more than 100 knots, just 120 feet above the ground to avoid enemy radar. My night lens, pointed out over the .50-caliber mahelicopter on our left side went down on no survivors. The seven four U.S. Marines aboard of them Americans -killed during nine years of combat in Operation Iraqi Freedom. with Marine Regimental dad, more than 350 Ameri cans had been killed or wounded. Yet there was still an international and domestic consensus that coalition forces would capture Sad dam Hussein -and his brutal sons, Uday destruction that had been the casus belli blood and treasure in Mesopotamia by it was "illegal" or, at best, "a mistake." The revisionists overlook Saddam's brutal his well-known use of chemical weapons against Iranian civilians and genocidal attacks against his own people. refuge to vicious terrorists who killed Americans. Abu Nidal, who dispatched assassins to kill my wife and children, was sequestered in termind of the Achille Lauro families of suicide bombers who blew up "Americans and Jews," was captured troops. Well before the inaugura attack on our homeland, the Iraqi military zones. Reports of widespread corruption in the U.N.'s oil-for-food program were commonplace, as was Saddam's refusal to permit international inspections of suspect nuclear, biological and chemical WMD sites. Allied intelligence services, U.N. inspectors and a bipartisan majority in the U.S. Congress believed that Iraq's deadly weapons programs were still viable in 2003. Saddam wanted the Iranians to believe it. They did, as did many of his generals. these weapons after the liberation of intelligence capability -not U.S. military inadequacy. The decision not to recall defeated Iraqi military personnel to their barracks and enlist their help in rebuild ing their country exacerbated a growing insurgency. The current administration's inability to negotiate a status-of-forces agreement for U.S. military access in Iraq has emboldened Iran. wasn't "worth it." After Saddam was captured in December 2003, Libyan dictator weapons program. We were there in 2005 held in the "land between the rivers." The credibility of the global jihad fomented by al-Qaida was destroyed in Iraq. Dealing with today's government in hardly easy -but it's no longer a genocidal threat to its own countrymen, its neighbors or us. Despite security challenges and the chaos in neighboring Syria, the Iraqi economy, educational system and standard of living gradually are improving. The outcome of OIF isn't perfect. The Obama administration still could lose the after we accompanied our troops across "the berm" into Iraq, we still can look Gold Star mothers and the spouses of our wounded in go into harm's way, your American heroes was worth it."THE WAR IN IRAQ: Was it really worth it after all? CommonSENSEBY OLIVER NORTHOliver North is the host of War Stories on Fox News Channel, the founder and honorary chairman of Freedom Alliance, and the author of American Heroes.

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Page 10 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL MARCH 27, 2013 OUTDOORS Jim Woodruff lock to remain closed through April 30from the U.S. Army Corps Of EngineersMOBILE, AL The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District announced today the Jim Woodruff Lock located on the Apalachicola River in Chattahoochee will remain closed to all vessels as much needed repairs continue. The lock closed on December 10, 2012 and is expected to remain closed through April 30, 2013. The closure is to allow repairs to the hydraulic system that opens and closes the lock gates. However, the repairs were more extensive than originally anticipat ed and that has led to the extended closure of the lock. The closure will continue to the lower Apalachicola-ChattahoocheeFlint River system. Users should make the necessary arrangements in their navigation and recreation plans to ac commodate the delay in the reopening of the lock. The two locks further upstream on the Chattahoochee River, Walter F. George and George W. Andrews, will not be affected by this action. Questions or requests for informa tion may be directed to the ACF Project The Liberty County Courthouse will be CLOSED for Easter on March 29-30.Kathy Brown Clerk of Court ACCEPTING NNEW PPaA TIENTS Laban Bontrager, DMD 12761 NW Pea Ridge Rd., Bristol, FL 32321TELEPHONE 643-5417 www.bristoldentalclinic.com DENTURE LAB ON PREMISESSame-Day Service on Repairs & RelinesBristol Dental ClinicMonica Bontrager, DMD Going to the beach? Help biologists monitor spawning horseshoe crabsA ritual dating back millions of years takes place again this spring on Florida beaches. Spring marks horseshoe crabs mating season, and biologists with the Florida Fish and Wild life Conservation Com mission (FWC) want the publics help identifying spawning sites. Beachgoers will likely have the best luck spotting mating horseshoe crabs around high tide, just before, during or after a new or full moon. The conditions around the new moon tonight and the full moon on March 27 will create ideal opportunities to view the spawning behavior of horseshoe crabs. Mating crabs pair up, with the smaller male on top of the larger female. Other male crabs may also be present around the couple. Beachgo ers lucky enough to spot horseshoe crabs are asked to note how many they see and whether the horseshoe crabs are mating. If possible, the observer should also count how many horseshoe crabs are mating adults and how many are juveniles (4 inches wide or smaller). In addition, biologists ask observ ers to provide the date, time, location, habitat type and environ mental conditions such as tides and moon phase when a sighting occurs. The FWC asks the public to report sight ings through one of several options. Go to MyFWC.com/Contact and click on the Submit a Horseshoe Crab Sur vey link, then Florida Horseshoe Crab Spawning Beach Survey. You at horseshoe@MyFWC.com or by phone at (866) 252-9326. Through December 2012, the FWC has received 2,607 reports from across Florida since the survey program began in April 2002. Horseshoe crabs, often called living fossils, are an important part of the marine ecosystem. Their eggs are a food source for animals. Birds, such as red knots, rely on horseshoe crab eggs to fuel their long migrations to nesting grounds. Horseshoe crabs have also proved valuable to human medicine. Phar maceutical companies use horseshoe crab blood to ensure intravenous drugs and vaccine injections are bacteria-free and sterile. Scientists are also using horseshoe crabs in cancer research. FWC to unveil photo contest, Control Month with Twitter chat Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wants the public to month of April. This nonnative, invasive species has potential to negatively impact Floridas prey on native species, they also compete for food with economically important species such as grouper and snapper, and they can disrupt the balance of native populations, ultimately causing a cascade effect that can alter habitats. Have you caught a lionfish? Photo graphed one? Want to know more about the lionfish prob lem? Join the FWCs live Twit ter chat from 1 2 p.m. Thursday, March 28. To participate, sign in to Twitter and fol The chat will feature experts, includ ing FWC Division of Marine Fisheries Management biological scientist Mason Smith and public information specialist Amanda Nalley. During the chat, the FWC will unveil reward will be for submitting a photo. Gov. Scott proclaims March 16 Save the Florida Panther DayFlorida Gov. Rick Scott issued a proclamation March 6 de claring Satur day, March 16, 2013, as Save the Florida Panther Day. In the proclamation, Scott noted, It is proper all Floridians to pause and plight of the Florida panther and the task of preserving this rare component of Floridas diverse natural resources as a legacy to generations of Floridians yet to come. The proclamation also said preservation of the Florida panther, which also is of the people and therefore a mission of their government ... The Florida panther once ranged across the southeastern United States, but is now found primarily in South Florida. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), 100-160 adult panthers remain in the wild, south of the Caloosahatchee River and Lake Okeechobee. FWC and U.S. Fish and Wildlife the population has risen in the past two decades, largely as a result of focused conservation efforts by private landown ers and state and federal land managers. FWCs panther research, management and protection efforts are funded through the sale of Florida panther specialty li cense plates. Money collected from those sales is deposited in the Florida Panther Research and Management Trust Fund to help fund the species recovery from the threat of extinction. To view the governors proclamation or to learn more about Florida panthers, to a panther-reporting website, where the public is encouraged to share their panther sightings and upload pictures Red tide bloom affecting manatees along Florida coastA red-tide event in south west Florida has claimed 174 manatees so far this year. Al though results are preliminary, this is the highest number of red-tide-related deaths in a single calendar year on record. State and federal scientists are monitoring and responding to manatees affected by the ongoing red tide bloom along the southwest Florida coast. To help with these efforts, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) ask the public to be on the lookout for manatees affected by red tide. Signs that a manatee is affected by red tide include a lack of coordination and stability in the water, muscle twitches or its head to breathe. With help from citizens in the area, the FWC and partners have rescued 12 manatees suf fering from the effects of red tide so far this year. The public is asked to report manatees showing the effects of red tide, and any other distressed or dead manatees, to the FWCs Wildlife Alert Hotline at (888) 404-FWCC (3922). State and federal scientists are collecting and analyzing data aimed at better under standing the long-term im pacts of this ongoing event on the manatee population and the impacts of other events including extreme cold snaps from 2009-2011. Manatees are listed as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973. Decades of conservation efforts by many partners have led to population increases, as shown in population models. The growth of the population, and the many conservation measures implemented by the state of Florida, led the Service to begin work on a proposed rule that would reclassify the manatee from Endangered to overall improved status. We are working with the FWC along with other re searchers and state partners to assess what is needed immedi ately in response to this event, as well as what this and other recent events may or may not mean for manatee recovery, said Leopoldo Miranda, assistant regional director for Ecological Services in the USFWSs Southeast Regional the animals, not the process. tide bloom in late September, the FWC has worked with partners to monitor the bloom and provide up-to-date infor mation to the public about its status. We've got the fence posts to meet your needs. 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MARCH 27, 2013 / THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY JOURNAL Page 11 Moonlight MARKET JEAN WEEKS PHOTOS Calhoun Countys Public Service Employees kicked off Thursdays Moonlight Market in Blountstown with a short parade through the street as visitors arrived to taste some homemade goodies, make a few special purchases from vendors and enjoy a visit with the Easter Bunny.

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Page 12 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL MARCH 27, 2013 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 NOTICE OF SITE PLAN APPLICATION A CONDITIONAL USE SITE PLAN APPLICATION PROPOSING A public hearing on the proposed site plan application will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday April 8 2013CITY OF BRISTOL, FLORIDA Come in and check out our NEW Golden Pharmacy Happy Easter Designer Greeting cards 1/2 price All Easter Decorations 20% OFF Cavers asked to take precautions to prevent disease affecting bats from moving into stateA disease which has killed more than 5 million bats in the eastern United States recently was documented in north level of threat to Florida bats. People who explore or do research in caves are being asked by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Com mission (FWC) to take precautions to moving into Florida. has not been detected in Florida. But WNS can spread by spores found on the clothing and equipment of people biologists. No human illnesses have been at injured or dead bats. caves with equipment or clothing that has been used in caves in WNS-infected states. If equipment or clothing has be decontaminated following the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service protocols on their property can help by requiring that anyone entering their caves use only equipment. Florida has 13 native bat species that play a major role in reducing agricultural can carry human disease. The value of insect suppression by bats to U.S. agri culture has been estimated at between $4 billion and $50 billion a year. found in a New York cave. Research ers identified the fungus which thrives in cold caves with temperatures below 65 degrees Fahrenheit. FWC bi ologists do not know whether Floridas warm temperatures and short winters will protect the states bats from whitenose syndrome. But they are certain that limiting the bats exposure to the white fungus is an important method of prevention. bat called southeastern myotis all roost FWC wildlife biologist. These caves are also important summertime mater nity roosts for southeastern myotis and dian provinces and found in all states adjacent to Florida. The name comes from the white fungus found covering the muzzles and wings of hibernating bats. WNS appears to have the most severe impact on bats during their long how hibernation and WNS are related. very little time hibernating but we have discovered several Florida caves cold enough during the winter months to sup Tucker said. Bats affected by WNS do not always display the typical white fungus ap may appear emaciated or severely dehydrated. Other signs of the winter. People can report dead bats or bats behaving unusually by going Florida bat populations face other and foraging sites. Bats also are particu larly vulnerable during their maternity To protect bats during maternity from April 15 through Aug. 15. Cavers should avoid known bat caves during area of a cave. For additional WNS information, go to www.whitenosesyndrome.org. For more on Florida bats, go to MyFWC. com/WildlifeHabitats and select Spe OUTDOORS April 9 Tallahassee open house to get input on bass regulationsTell us what you think about freshwa ter bass regulations. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conserva tion Commission (FWC) freshwater input during an open house in Tallahassee on April 9. The Tallahassee open house comes on the heels of a series of others held around the state. This is an opportunity for anglers to provide their thoughts and ideas about Florida largemouth bass regulations. Should they stay the same? Should biologist for the FWC. Open houses are available for the let FWC staff know what they think. Anglers are welcome to come into the open house at any point. Theres no set schedule. You can come in for 10 The open house format is casual and for angler input about bass regulations only. We want people to let us know what The April 9 open house in Tallahas For more information, go to the Largemouth Bass Regulations Review page at MyFWC.com/Fishing and click Public invited to hear, comment on plan for Joe Budd Wildlife Mgt. Area The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will hold a public hearing in Gadsden County to present the 10-year draft land manage ment plan for the Joe Budd Wildlife comment and ask questions about the Area was purchased in order to ensure vation biologist. This draft plan will specify how All lands purchased with public funds must have a management plan to ensure the property will be managed in a manner consistent with the intended purposes of the purchase. regulations are not included in this plan or meeting; those are addressed through a separate public process. To obtain a copy of the draft land management prospectus for Joe Budd For background and more information on management plans and their goals, visit MyFWC.com/Conservation and

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MARCH 27, 2013 / THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY JOURNAL Page 13 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 Enjoy the holiday with family & friends. OPEN Home of the All-U-Can-Eat menuFamily Coastal Seafood Restaurant CLoOSeED EASTeER SSUnNDAY Open for regular business following Easter Come see us for the best seafood and prices around for a really great meal. Lets not forget the true and the miracle of His Wishing you a Happy Easterfrom your friends at theLIBERTY TIRE COMPANY Best of the Latest Country Charted songs, mixed in with your favorite oldies.WPHK Radio K-102.7 FMWYBT Radio Y-1000 AM the Blountstown High I used to really like duck hunting. I enjoyed being out early, waiting on the ducks to start coming in. I appreciated seeing a well-trained dog at work. And Ive never minded cleaning a mess of them. In fact, the only thing that kept me from that I dont like to eat them. Ive cooked ducks about a dozen differ ent ways, based on different recipes that people have assured me I will love. The problem is that they always end up tasting like duck which to me is uncomfortably close to the taste of liver. (P.S. I dont like liver either.) The only time Ive ever had duck that I truly liked was in a Louisiana restaurant but when I went home and read the recipe, I realized that cooking it would be harder and more time consuming than driving back over to New Orleans and ordering it. I also came to the conclusion that the readidnt taste like duck. Given that, plus the fact that my Lab been too excited about duck hunting for the past few years. But recently I started watching A&Es Duck Dynasty and Ill have to admit that its rekindled my inter est in the duck-hunting world. Its odd because I was fully expecting to not like the show for several reasons. Number one of course is that reality television brought us gems like the Kar wussy fat guy on Whale Wars. For another thing, television and movies have a pretty dismal record when it comes to portraying hunters and south making the Robertsons look like direct descendants of Elmer Fudd and the BevDynasty for a while. A couple of months ago, however, my kids and several nally convinced me to watch one episode. Imagine my surprise when the show was nothing like I thought it would be. Instead of cringing my way through, I ac tually laughed out loud. Another episode followed immediately and I watched that one too. Then another. Before long, I was hooked. Part of the reason is because the Robertson family comes across like a real family. Sure, I realize that a lot of the situations and dialog are probably script ed. Theyve openly said as much in in terviews. But the characters themselves have depth. These arent attention-starved celebrities with oversized egos. Nor are they desperate people willing to humiliate themselves for money. These are entrepreneurs who literal ly carved a fortune out of the Louisiana swamps and now that they have the spot light, theyre using it to emphasize their family, their faith and their favorite pas times. The best part is that they make no apologies for any of it. Its eat, pray, hunt and its presented in a way thats pleas ant, engaging and funny. The only thing I can think of that would improve the show would be to include some tips for cooking ducks. Preferably recipes that make them taste like something else. ---------OUTDOORS JIM McCLELLANS OUTDOORS Down South T.V. show rekindles an interest in duck hunting just dont make me eat one!DUCKS: Dinner vs. Dynasty

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Page 14 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL MARCH 27, 2013 SCHOOL NEWS BES 2nd grade presents LemonadeOn Wednesday, March 20 the 2nd grade class at BES presented the musi cal Lemonade. The audience got to meet Mother Goose, Chicken Little, The Rooster, Cinderella, Snow White and the Dwarfs, and many other storybook and nursery rhyme characters. There were songs, dancing and lots of smiles. A great performance by the 2nd grade students! Principal Ladona Kelley proudly announces Altha Schools Kids of Character for the month of Feb. demonstrating the character trait of Resourcefulness: Front row from left: MaKayla King, Kris tina Harris, Amber Waldron, Destiny Cowling, Garrett Webb, Madison Bland. Back row: Breanna Clemons, Mitchell Oakford, Clark Kelley, Joseph Varnum. Not pictured: Zona Hayslip, Christy Jones, Shaylynn Harrelson, Jayce McLendon. Don't miss this opportunity to get your custom Altha School Wildcat Blanket. They are $40 and feature all the clubs and sports. great graduation, birthday, or Christmas gifts and will be treasured for years to come.Altha School Wildcat blanket on sale now Bottom from left: Elizabeth Bailey and Cole Miller. Top: Shelby Murphy, Breanna Walker and Mary Sewell.Altha culinary students develop Cats CuisineThis year Altha Schools culinary students researched and developed menus from popular food chains. Cats Cuisine spotlighted a different restaurant for each meal. Several restaurants that have been featured are Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Applebees, and Panera Bread. This has proved to be a big success. The last Cats Cuisine this school year will be Thursday, April 4. The menu will be from Outback Steakhouse featuring steakhouse chop salad, garlic mashed potatoes and yeast rolls. The desert will be Chocolate Thunder from Down Under, which is a pecan brownie topped with rich vanilla ice cream, drizzled with warm chocolate sauce. Please RSVP by Tuesday, April 2. The price for this meal will be $7. Call Mrs. Granger at 762-3121 to make a reservation. Above: Regular guests Clara McCroan and Millie Williams are shown enjoying a plate of cuisine. Emily Sewell is hostess for Cats Cuisine at Altha School.The following are Carr Schools students of the month for March: KA Bella Degolyer, KB Jacey Johnson, 1A Angelina Hazelwood, 1B Kaileena Carleigh Shuff-Mayo, 3B Kayson Chapman, 4A A. J. Bates, 4B Michael Carpenter, 5A Caylee Ratliff, 5B Hannah Sapp, 6th Terrell Hope, 7A Samantha Lowery, 7B Taylor McDougald and 8th Julie Smith. Pea Ridge Rd in Bristol, Phone (850) 643-5417 SCHOOL LLUNCH MENU Apr. 1 Apr. 2Laban Bontrager, DMD, Monica Bontrager, DMD Bristol Dental Clinic Each breakfast includes a choice of assorted cereal, whole wheat buttered toast and juice. CALHOUN LLIBERTY MENUS SPONSORED BY: cA cA BES ALTHAAlthas Kids of Character for FebruaryCARR March Students of the month Blountstown Elementary School Dates to RememberMarch 25-29 Spring Holidays April 5 Family Breakfast April 11 Early Release Day April 15 18 FCAT Test for Grades 3, 4 and 5 April 29 Book Fair Begins CARR

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MARCH 27, 2013 / THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY JOURNAL Page 15 The Altha Lady Wildcats hosted The Panhandle Middle School Conference this past week. On Monday, March 18, the Lady Cats went up against the Tolar Bulldogs. Anna Alday led the team offensively batting 1,000, she went 5 for 5. Celena Carter, Caylynn Reeder, Paityn Parker and Madison Hathaway each had a hit a piece. Josie Hall pitched all 6 innings, allowing 5 hits, walking 3 and striking out 4. The girls played great defensively only allowing 5 errors. After a long hard battle, the Lady Cats came out with a win, advancing on to the championship against the Blountstown Tigers. On Tuesday, March 19 of the tournament and also the championship game, the Lady Cats faced a very aggressive Tiger team, losing 16-6. The Tigers had 11 hits in the six inning ballgame while the Lady Cats were only able to achieve 5. The Lady Cats played good defense only allowing 4 errors. Anna Alday went 2 for 3 and Josie Hall, Madison Hathaway, and Paityn Parker each had a hit a piece. Defensively, Josie struck out 7, walked 2 and hit 2. It's a hitters game and the Tigers came swinging. This young Wildcat group will be together for many seasons to come. We look forward to hearing more great news about these girls. Great season Lady Cats and congratulations on Panhandle Conference Runner-up. Altha Lady Wildcats host Panhandle Conference, win runner-up Blountstown Blasters defeat Southern Explosion in game 1 of 3 last SaturdayThe Blountstown Blasters defeated Southern Explosion of Bainbridge in game 1 of a 3 game series Bainbridge to 3 hits over 4 innings in a 8-7 win. The Blasters pushed Game 2 to extra innings but lost 11-10. Using good control on the mound, Carson Ramsey only gave up 3 runs over 4 innings. Kellen Speights and Trace Mears also pitched well in relief. Game 3 was a rain-out. Trace Mears led at the plate with 3 hits. Offensively, the Blasters had production throughout the lineup. Heath Sims and Dylan Chason had good defensive efforts. The Blasters are in action again in Bainbridge on Saturday, April 6. SPORTS pitching for the Blasters. Malone and Sneads win Chipolas Annual High School 3-point shootoutMARIANNAChai Baker of Malone High and Aaliyah Williams of Sneads High are the new cham pions of Chipola Colleges Tenth Annual High School Three-Point Shootout. Malone High junior Chai Baker made 9 of 15 shots to the championship round of the competition: Kent Rogers of Altha, Dimitri Simmons of Blountstown, Cason Moore of Holmes County, Taylor Rousseau of Graceville, Jeremy Wert of Sneads. The following players also participated in the son of Vernon, Keyman Borders of Marianna, Austin Boyd of Bethlehem, Nick Dahl of Poplar Springs and Alex Price of Ponce De Leon. Sneads Highs Aaliyah Williams connected on the womens division. Shanice Mack of Graceville, Curteeona Brelove of Malone, Summer Potter of Bethlehem, Ashtin McMullian of Blountstown also The following players also participated in the womens shootout: Shaniah Spellman of Marianna, Jasmine Belser of Chipley, Kelli McIntosh of Poplar Springs, Ashley Harper of Ponce DeLeon and Mikay la Moore of Holmes County. All mens and womens high school teams from the Chipola district were invited to send their best threepoint shooters to the competition. The winners will have their names engraved on a trophy in the Milton H. Johnson Health Center and on a traveling champion ship trophy which will be housed in their respective schools trophy cases during the coming year. From left: Ashtin McMullian of Blountstown, Shanice Mack of Graceville High, Curteeona Brelove of Malone High, (winner) Aaliyah Williams of Sneads High and Chipola Appreciation Club President Terry Allen. From left: Cason Moore of Holmes County High, Dimitri Simmons of Blountstown High, (winner) Chai Baker of Malone High, Chipola Appreciation Club President Terry Allen, Jeremy Wert of Sneads High, Taylor Rousseau of Graceville High and Kent Rogers of Altha High. Chipola College Brain Bowl wins 6th year straight at State Championship sixth straight year, Chipola College has won the State Brain Bowl Tournament, defeating VaActivities Association Tour nament on March 17. Chipolas six consecutive championships breaks the old Broward College. Broward still has the most state titles with seven. Chipola also set a record for the largest margin the 915-50 win over Valencia. The Chipola team answered 29 of the Chipola MVP Paul Kelson was the David Elhert High Point Winner in the tournament with 1,120 total points and an average of 131 points per game. Kelson also was named to the All-Tourna ment team for the second straight year. Chipola head Coach Stan Young, says, Paul Kelson is the best community college player in the country and maybe the best at any level. Other Chipola Blue team members are: Katelyn Miller, William Singleton seventh in individual scoring in the tournament. eighth in the State Tournament and eighth in individual scoring. Other Chipola White members are: Bobby Gause, Chipola will next play in the Inter collegiate Championship Tournament (ICT) in Chicago, April 12-13, as one of only six community colleges invited to the tournament. Chipola won its third straight NAQT (Nation al Academic Quiz Tournament) Community College Champi onship Tournament in St. Louis on March 2. Based on that per formance, Chipola received the number 5 seed in the ICT, behind only Harvard, Yale, Stanford, and Brown. Chipola math professor Stan Young is head coach of the Brain Bowl team with volunteer assis tant Dr. Robert Dunkle. About Chipolas run of six intelligent people everywhere. We're in this small community college with just over 2,000 students and were competing with Ivy League schools. It just goes to show you that intelligence can come from anywhere. If you take that and put in a lot of hard work and prepare yourself, it just kind of shows you what you can do," Young said. From left: Becca Delgado, Katelyn Miller, Tournament MVP Paul Kelson and William Singleton. ITS VERY WISE TO ADVERTISE in the Calhoun-Liberty Journal and... CLJ N ews.COM

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Page 16 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL MARCH 27, 2013 Adventures in Disguise Blountstown High School Seniors and Juniors donned theme: Cirque DuSoleil, LEFT: BHS King Mitchell Darnell DAKODA BERG PHOTOS Blountstown High School PROM 2013

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MARCH 27, 2013 / THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY JOURNAL Page 17 The Liberty County Board of County Commissioners is seeking professional consultant ser vices for Design Services on the Chester Street Sidewalk project. The scope of this project will include the surveying, design and permitting (if applicable) of sidewalk along Chester Street (beginning at the existing sidewalk on Wood man Street and continuing west until Tom Love Road). CONSULTANT ELIGIBILITY: It is a basic intent of the Countys contracting program that contractors are procured in a fair, open, and competitive manner. By submitting a Letter they are in compliance with FDOT Directive Procedure No. 375-030-006, Restriction on Consultants Eligibility to Compete for Depart ment Contracts. This directive is available onf FDOTs Web Site. In addition to the restrictions be advised of the following prohibition: A conor Engineer of Record is precluded from bid ding on the same project. FEDERAL DEBARMENT: This project is federally funded with assistance from the Florida Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration. By submitting a Letexecutives) is presently suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible or voluntarily excluded from participation on this transaction by any Federal Department or Agency. SELECTION PROCEDURE: This project is covered by the selection process detailed in the Rule Chapter 14-75, Florida Administrative Code Consultants Competitive Negotiation Act, Section 287.055 of the Florida Statutes. Selection will be made directly from Letters of Response for this project. After ranking of the consultants, the contract fee will be negotiated in accordance with Section 287.055, Florida Statutes. Note:vided in this advertisement. Any other meetings will be noticed on the Countys Web Site. All public meetings will be held at the Liberty County Courthouse, 10818 NW S.R. 20, Bris tol, FL 32321. In order to ensure a fair, competitive, and open process, once a project is advertised for Letter of Response or Letters of to Ms. Kathy Brown, Clerk of Court, (850) 6432215. RESPONSE PROCEDURE: tants are encouraged to submit the original and three (3) copies of the letter of response to the Court House, 10818 NW S.R. 20, Bristol, FL 32321, by the response deadline, April 15, 2013 at 12:00 p.m., E.S.T. The consultants will be ranked by the scoring committee and ranked based on the criteria below. Selection will be made directly from Letters of Response by the Liberty County Board of County Com missioners. Letters of Response are limited to ten pages for this project. (length, quantity, quality) (25 points) ing local needs; list of tasks (15 points) points) Letters of Response should at a minimum, include the following information: ment Number. b. Consultants name and address. d. Contact person, phone number and Internet Email Address. e. Statement regarding previous experience of consultant or sub-consultants in adver tised type of work. f. Proposed key personnel and their proposed roles g. Sub-consultant(s) that may be used for the project. business enterprises (DBE). i. The outside of the envelope should be marked with Sealed Proposal Chester Street Sidewalk Project LAP Design Engi neer RFP. The Liberty County Board of County Commisinto pursuant to this advertisement, Disadvan taged Business Enterprise will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, gender, religion, age, disability, marital status or national origin in consideration for an award. Dont miss Calhoun CountysHOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTECOLLECTION DAYFREEFREE 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 in cluding schools and growers will be accept ed at a reduced rate Please call 674-8075 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 DegreasersCALL 674-8075 FOR DETAILSSponsored by: The Calhoun County Board of County Commissioners Magnolia Church Rd. Calhoun Co. Recycling Center HAZ-MATS HERE HWY. 20 Blountstown HW Y. 71 Happy Easter C ITY T IRE C O. Liberty County School Board votes against private contracts for food service, custodial stafffrom the Liberty County On March 12 the Liberty County School Board (LCSB) voted not to continue contracts with the food service management company, Compass Group, USA, Inc., by and through its Chartwells Division (Chartwells) and the custodial management company, GCA Services Group (GCA) effec tive June 30. After much consideration and a lengthy evalu ation of the current services, the school board decided to bring these servic es back under the management of the school district. During the board meeting a motion was made by Roger Reddick, and sec onded by Logan Kever, not to renew the contract with Chartwells. There was discussion among the board members cussion the motion carried unanimously to approve the recommendation not torenew the contractual agreement with Chartwells. Another motion was made by Reddick and seconded by Tina Tharpe to approve the recommendation not to renew the contractual agreement with GCA. There was discussion among the board and after the discussion the following board Hayes, Reddick, Tharpe, and Kever. Chairman Kyle Peddie opposed the recommendation. The motion carried 4 to 1 to not renew the contract. On March 7 the School Board held a 3 hour workshop to discuss the agenda items for the March 12 meeting. Representatives from both Chartwells and GCA gave presentations to the board on behalf of their companies in an attempt to keep their contracts. Steve Crist, Zone Manager for GCA provided the board with a handout to support GCAs position to try and retain this contract. Eugenie Caroselli, Regional Vice President for Chartwells also gave a handout to the board to support Chartwells desire to continue with their contract. LCSB Superin tendent Gloria Gay Uzzell also made a presentation to the board on behalf of the school district and gave the board a handout to support her presentation. Uzzell stated that we would save money by taking the janitorial contract back in house. She said that the district would begin advertising for additional custodial positions soon, and current GCA custodians will be eligible to ap ply. This is also true for the food service staff currently employed by Chartwells. These positions will be in place on July 1. Superintendent Uzzell said about the current contract with Chartwells, Its the quality of the food. We have been disappointed. I offered Chartwells the opportunity early in November to show me what they could do to improve the quality of the food served to our students. It has not improved, and I dont see it improving. We did it better when we did it ourselves. Uzzell stated that we will be able to hire approximately eight custodians and 10 food service workers and provide them with retirement, insurance, and have with either of these contractors.Its the quality of the food. We have been disappointed. I offered Chartwells the opportunity early in November to show me what they could do to improve . It has not improved, and I dont see it improving. We did it better when we did it ourselves. Liberty County School Superintendent Gloria UzzellFive Liberty County students attended a National Bullying Conference in Orlando Feb. 27 through March 1. They include Mary Beth Brown, Monte Revell, Levi Brannan, Amber Revell and Ann Marie Brown. Teachers Students attend National Bullying Conference who attended are Tina Rae Goodman, Laurie Brandon, Beth Brown and Matt and Bess Revell.

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SUPER COUNCIL MEETS Continued from the front page Page 18 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL MARCH 27, 2013 May Easter time bring bunches of joy to you and yours, as we celebrate a season of hope, love and renewal. Thank You for all of the kindness youve shown us through your loyal support. In this season of blessings, we count you among ours.Happy EasterWe will be closed on Good Friday, March 29The Calhoun County Becky Smith, Tax Collector & Staff Telephone (850) 674-8242 May Your Easter Bloomwith Happinessscheduled at landings to coincide with the paddle wheelers schedule. BIRDING TRAIL While acknowledging that many of the countys residents are more accustomed to hunting birds rather that watching them, Terry announced that Calhoun There is a lot of money to be made in birding, she told the group. When visitors come through to follow the birds, they also spend money on lodging, food, fuel and shopping. She shared some statistics with the group about to the panhandle. than any other state. the states annual orange crop harvest. added to the states birding trail. CATALYST PROJECT Stanley addressed the group on the Rural Catalyst Project and said while much progress has been made with four commercial sites planned, but, The challenge is to attract that initial business. is in the Calhoun County Agriculture Park, will The state has provided free marketing of the COUNTY PROFILE Richard Williams shared some hard facts with the group about employment, sharing some Labor Economic Opportunity. county. in Calhoun County a high school diplomas as their highest level of educational attainment attained a higher than high school education The higher the education, the lower the unemployment rate, he stated. He added that in todays economy, a college degree has about the same value as a high school diploma once did. The problem today is we dont push our kids to go to learn a trade, he said. When kids go off to get that college degree, what do they have to come back to unless they have a family business or plan to teach? he asked. He said things were looking up, noting that while the workforce board does a lot of healthcare and in construction. He said the new welding program at Chipola College will also make a difference in making students more employable. You guys have got it tough for a lot of reasons, he said. Youre not near an interstate, your only fourlane leads into the smallest county in the state and you dont have a port. Yet it wasnt all bad news. Youve got good things, he said, pointing out the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement as one of the noted one business Sheltons Trucking travels all over the country. Another business Oglesby He suggested that instead of looking for a big business to locate here, they work a little harder to attract and help smaller operations. Who do we already have here that we can help to do a little bit more? he asked. stable employment opportunities is a long term process, especially in a small community, he explained. Williams, who works with five counties, commended the group for their efforts Thursday. One thing youve got going for you is the fact that the county, city and school are all meeting together tonight, he said. Having dealt with you just dont see. Later in the meeting, Calhoun County School Superintendent Ralph Yoder agreed it was important to incorporate vocational training and said there should be multiple pathways for students to earn their diploma. He also cited the success of the high schools dual enrollment program with Chipola College, calling it, A tremendous value to families. he would like to see a more streamlined process he had encouraged three employees to do so but they found it was not an easy process. on Central Avenue in the location that formerly housed to Terry. up the community by holding Altha Pride work days. Calhoun County School Superintendent Ralph Yoder refers to a map on his iPad while discussing a project with Preble Rish en gineers Justin Ford and Donald Stanley. TERESA EUBANKS PHOTO THE JOURNAL by listing your unused items in The Journal Email: thejournal Folk Life DaysLEFT: Alene Tatum Morris of Kynesville concentrates on her crocheting as she settles into a comfy rocking chair during Folk Life Days at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement in Blountstown Saturday. BELOW LEFT: Shelia Rzentkowski of Green Bay, Wisconsin explores the historic buildings at the park. BELOW: Volunteer Salt Watson of Crawfordville at the spinning wheel. DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTOS

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OBITUARIES MARCH 27, 2013 / THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY JOURNAL Page 19 RESIDENTIAL USERS of the Bristol Mu nicipal Wastewater System who wish to mer months may apply for an irrigation rate for sewer services by making applica City Clerk, 12444 NW Virginia G. Weaver ness hours now through April 19, 2013. The Sewer Irrigation Rate is determined as follows: A three month water usage aver age will be calculated utilizing the usages re the highest bill and using the 3 lowest bills for determined according to calculation methods Questions regarding the Sewer Irrigation Rate THE CITY OF BRISTOL ANNOUNCES 2013 APPLICATION PERIOD FOR RESIDENTIAL SEWER IRRIGATION RATES IMPORTANT INFORMATiION FFOR PPATiIENTS Effective April 30, 2013 CHANGES IN SERVICES The Calhoun & Liberty County Health Departments will continue to offer: Family Planning Obstetrics (OB) School Health Environmental WIC & Nutrition Teen Outreach Program (TOP) Tobacco Cessation Community Outreach All existing pre-need and at need contracts are now handled by the Bevis family and staff. will be handled on location at Todd Wahlquist, Rocky Bevis & Ed PeacockLicensed Funeral Directors & Crematory evis FuneralHome B of Bristol of Bristol Telephone (850) 674-2266 Your hometown funeral home since 1994 Marlon Peavy Peavy Funeral Home& Crematory DONALD WAYNE PARKER HOSFORD Donald Wayne Parker, 63, of Hosford, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2013 in Tallahassee. He was a veteran serving in the United States Army. He was retired as a correc Fire Department. Mary Richards Parker. Survivors include two daughters, Erin Williams of at adamsfh.com. DAVID ALAN SILVERMAN David Alan Silver passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013. He was 1943 to the late Edward verman. He was a retired salesman and had lived in 16 years. Survivors include two and his friend, Nina Hatgrandchildren, Andrea Memorialization will Adams Funeral Home charge of the arrange ments. Online condo adamsfh.com. PATRICIA DIANNE PATTY FLEEMAN Apalachicola High School and was a Registered Sur Fleeman. The family would like to thank everyone for their at adamsfh.com. SYLVIA ANNETTE HAMMOND SHULER where she worked for the paper mill until she retired Saints. great-grandchildren. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the church. of the arrangements. BERNICE CHAMBERS grandchildren. Services were held on Monday, March 25 at Peavy of the arrangements. Big Bend Hospice recognized as a We Honor Veterans partner many people to learn that 25 percent of those who die every year in the U.S. are and volunteers to help improve the care serve. The nation is seeing many of the to rise. provides tiered recognition to organiza tions that demonstrate a systematic com practices for providing end-of-life care to ognizing the unique needs of our nations families toward a more peaceful ending.   are caring for. are taking a giant step forward in help ing hospice and palliative care providers nations hospices, and that is to provide of care in their preferred setting.   As we focus on working together and unite our focus on respectful inquiry, compas sionate listening, and grateful acknowleducation of health care staff caring for erans.org. erything asked of them in their mission is never too late to give them a heros welcome home. Now it is time that we step up, acquire the necessary skills and added Schumacher.Big Bend Hospice, celebrating its 30th Anniversary in 2013, has been serving this community since 1983 with compassionate end-of-life care along with grief and loss counselors available to provide information and support to anyone in Leon, Jefferson, Tay lor, Madison, Gadsden, Liberty, Franklin or Wakulla County.   If you would like additional information about services, please call (850) 878-5310 or visit www.bigbendhospice.org.   Honor your loved ones by making their memory part of our best efforts to defeat cancer. For more information, contact the American Cancer Society.EAST GADSDEN UNIT

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Jack Strickland Chloe Hodge Makanlys Allen Elyssah Harvell Brianna Reddick OUR WINNERS LIST INCLUDES:Hope Tanner Montana Reddick Jack Strickland Elyssah Harvell Makanlys Allen Chloe Hodge Brianna Reddick Crayton Capps Conyers Shauna Joelle Hunter Samuel Harris Hope Tanner Crayton Capps Shauna Hunter Montana Reddick Samuel Harris PANAMA CITYChipola College graduate Casey Lathem has high praise for the Chipola College TRIO programs which put her on the path to college. She Florida State University/Panama City re cruiting students and advising them on their academic paths. Lathem was recruited by Chipolas TRIO program Talent Search when she was an eighth grader at Hosford Elemen tary and Junior High in Liberty County. The purpose of TRIO is to expose students to college experiences, and to encourage college enrollment and success in school. TRIO targets students early in their aca demic careers to help them remain focused on their academic success. TRIO also helps college admissions. Lathem said, Having the support of TRIO allowed my twin sister, Kelly, and I to bet ter understand the process of college-readiness. It is a wonderful program As a student at Hosford, Lathem was visited regu larly by Kristie Mosley, former TRIO advisor, current Student Support Services Director of TRIO. Lathem said, Ms. Mosley and other members of the TRIO staff helped me understand the decisions related to at tending college as well as which college was right for me. Advisors in TRIO take students on tours of area colleges and universities to help them choose the college and program that is best suited to their interests. process, scholarships and grants. After graduating from Liberty County High School, Lathem chose Chipola College, where TRIO director Judy Riviere, now retired, advised her through her As sociate in Arts degree. Lathem said, Not only was Mrs. Riviere my advisor, she became a mentor as well. Most importantly, she helped me believe that I could achieve my goals and pursue a bachelors degree. After graduating from Chipola, Lathem transferred to Florida State University in Panama City where she earned with a Bachelors degree in Profes sional Communication in 2012. Soon after earning her B.S., she was hired as an Ad cludes recruiting students to FSU as well as Lathem said, I am truly thankful to have been part of such a great program. TRIO re ally does set the foundation students need to succeed. I feel blessed to have had the opportunity to meet such wonderful people like Judy Riviere, Kristie Mosley, Kristy Pleasant and Mandy Suggs, who really want to help students succeed. I am also fortunate same support for students. TRIO was given its name because it start programs. There are a total of eight programs that fall under the umbrella of TRIO. Chipola has two of the eight programs: Talent Search and Stu dent Support Services. A total of 600 students in the program Talent Search. The TRIO program Stu dent Support Services serves 140 students currently enrolled at Chipola. For information, about Talent Search, contact Angie Tyler. For Student Support Services, contact Kristie Mosley. Phone (850) 718-2431 or visit www. chipola.edu. CALL BETH EUBANKS (850) 643-2498 or (850) 570-0235 Tupperware REHEAT & EEAT Great for storing all those Easter dinner leftovers and enjoying them through the week.Chipola automotive tech students attend Gator Nationals Drag Race CHIPOLA COLLEGE Page 20 MARCH 27, 2013

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MARCH 27, 2013 / THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY JOURNAL Page 21 PUBLIC AND LEGAL NOTICES 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 auctioned. The bids will be ac cepted from 8:00 am March 18, 2013 through 5:00 pm April 1, 2013. All bids must be sealed boat or 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 AdminPogo 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_______________________________IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No: 2010-0173-DR Steven Pumphrey, Petitioner and Stormi Pumphrey Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR Petition for Dissolution of Marriage TO: Stormi K. Pumphrey 15349 NW Flossie Pumphrey Ln, Altha, FL 32421 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Divorce has been are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Steven Pumphrey, whose address is 20859 Central Ave. E., Room 130, Blountstown, FL 32424 on or before May 3, 2013, of this Court 20859 Central Ave. E., Room 130, Blountstown, FL 32424 before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the of your current address. (You may file Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of docu ments and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.913(a)(2), Notice of Action for Family Cases With Minor Child(ren) (01/12) Dated: March 22, 2013 CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, Carla A. Hand By: NB, Deputy Clerk 3-27 T 4-17 CHIPOLA COLLEGE is accepting applications for THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS: Welding Instructor Career Coach Welding Program available at www.chipola.edu/personnel/jobs APPLICATION DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED To obtain an application, contact Human Resources at mailto: pippenw@chipola.edu or at (850) 718-2269. Candidates may be subject to a back ground investigation.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Home on the Weekends! All Miles PAID (Loaded & Empty)! Lease to Own No Money Down The School Board of Liberty County is accepting applications for the following position for the Application listing Three (3) Professional References and Resume is required. It will need to be submitted in the Vacancies section under Hu man Resources/Careers of the online applica tion at the LCSB website, www.lcsbonline.org. On the Current Job Openings page, click on the Link, under How to Apply beside the position you are interested in applying for. After completto the position. Resume can be attached to the online application under the Attachment drop 643-5131 or you can bring it to the District Of used, i.e. (Library, One Stop Career Center, Adult School, etc.). Those without computer access may come to the application. Assistance will be provided, if need ed. Reasonable accommodations for completing forms and interviews are available for people with disabilities when requested in advance. For a request for reasonable accommodations, Inclusion Teacher WR Tolar SchoolQUALIFICATIONS: (1) Bachelors Degree from an accredited in stitution. (3) Must provide written references upon re quest from the Superintendent. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of child development and especially of characteristics of children in the age group assigned. Knowledge of prescribed curriculum. Knowledge of current educational research. Ba sic understanding and knowledge of use of current technology. Knowledge of learning styles and skill in using varied teaching methods to ad dress student learning styles. Skill in oral and written communication with students, parents, and others. Ability to plan and implement ac tivities for maximum effectiveness. Ability to ef fectively assess levels of student achievement, analyze test results, and prescribe actions for improvement. Ability to maintain appropriate student supervision so that students have a safe and orderly environment in which to learn. Abil ity to work effectively with peers, administrators and others.COMPENSATION: Salary Range: 31,770,105 Applications will be received from: March 22, 2013 April 5, 2013 (5:00 PM)Employment opportunities are offered without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap or marital status.The School Board of Liberty CountyJOB OPENING 2 positions Temporary/seasonal work planting, cultivating and harvesting nursery stock, trees, evergreens, shrubs including balled and burlap (B&B) tree production from 4/15/2013 to 12/10/2013 at Hidden Acres Nursery, LLC Flemington and Hillsboro, NJ. Three months of pre vious experience required in the job described. Saturday work required. Must be able lift/carry 75 lbs. $10.87/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 subsistence expenses to work site will be paid to nonresident workers not later than upon completion of 50% of the job contract. Interviews required. Apply for this job at nearest State Workforce Agency in state in which this ad appears, or One Stop Ca reer Center 16908 Northeast Pear Street, Suite 2, Blountstown, FL 32424. Provide copy of this ad. NJ Job Order #NJ0816095. JOB MKT. Once again we in Calhoun and Liberty County have had the privilege of being served by the Baptist Mobile Dental Ministry. Their purpose is to help provide caring dental service and a Christian witness to Floridas needy. This year we treated 105 dental patients who received over $25,000 of free dental care. We had one profession of faith and many touched by the compassion of local Christians. We also distributed over 16,000 pounds of food on our pre-screening day, March 7, thanks to Farm Share of Quincy. We also offered health screening through our local Health Department at the pre-screening. The Mobile Dental Unit is driven to and from every location by our Licensed Trans portation/Maintenance Coordinators. They also prepare the unit for operation at each location. Our Project Coordina tor this year was Jennifer Smith of Lake City. Jennifer has full knowledge of the everyday operation and equipment of the unit. The Apalachee Baptist Association sponsored the free services in our area. The Apalachee Baptist Association reserved the unit for our community following the successful clinic in 2012 where we treated 87 local patients. We planned the event by identifying patients and volunteer staff, as well as implement ing a plan for an evangelistic ministry to complement the dental ministry. Each year this bus offers approximately 40 weeks of dental care, crisscrossing the state to meet needs. During a three-year span, more than 250 professions of faiths were made as a result of this ministry. Funding is provided by the Apalachee Baptist Association and the Florida Baptist Convention as well as the North American Mission Board for daily operation. The bus was purchased and built through donations to the Maguire State Mission Offering of the state of Florida. We appreciate our local Florida licensed dentists and dental assistant volunteers that come to partner with us. Dentists across the state are telling their colleagues and others about their rewarding experiences while working with the Florida Baptist Conventions Mobile Dental Clinic: It is a joy for me to work in your mobile dental clinic. It helps me to deeply appreciate all the good things that so many of us have and that we need to help, love and support hose in our community who are in need, said one local dentist. I heartily applaud your ministry through the mobile dental clinic, said a dentist from Blountstown. It was an honor and a privilege to be given the opportunity to provide dental care to those in need. The hard work of set up and organization was accomplished through the efforts of others. Ours was the easy part, made even more enjoyable by the hospitality of the Calhoun Liberty Ministry Center and local churches. The Florida Baptist Convention Mobile Dental Unit, built in the year 1998, trav els across Florida providing free dental care for patients in need. The unit is a continuation of a mobile ministry that has provided free dental care for underserved Floridians since 1973. Thousands of underprivileged patients, at or below the 200 percent poverty level, have received free dental care through this ministry. Yet the ministry of the unit would not be accomplished without the services of dedicated dentists who volunteer their time to help those in need. The Florida Baptist Convention mobile unit is one of the Project Dentists Care Dental Association that helps access dental care for low income Florida residents. Dentists who volunteer may receive up continuing education credit, calculated at one continuing education credit per   one hour of patient services. Dentists usually volunteer for a threeor four-hour shift, either in the morning or afternoon. In some locations, such as in migrant areas, dentists work in the evenings when patients can come. Each dentist is asked to bring a dental assistant to help with procedures. The Florida Baptist Convention and its local Baptist Associations cooperate with the Florida Department of Health in providing sovereign immunity for the dentists who work on the unit. This protects dentists and health care workers from lawsuits, since the state of Florida assumes responsibility for any liability. To receive this immunity, certain guidelines and processes must be followed as outlined by the Volunteer Health Care Provider Program. Most of these guidelines deal with the screening of patients, both for income and need. Only patients who fall at or below the 200 percent poverty level are treated on the unit. Each dentist is asked initially to complete a Practitioner Application and sign a form indicating that no fees are being collected. If you would like more information about this ministry please call Roger Phillips of First Baptist Church of Bristol at (850) 643-5400. tooth extractions, is performed on the unit. When more extensive work is needed, local dentists may volunteer to treat patients in and older, are examined and treated. The state-of-the-art mobile dental unit contains two treatment rooms, each equipped with supplies, and instruments needed for basic dentistry. Mobile dental coordinators are available to assist with sterilization and location of the instruments. Dentists and dental assistants are needed to partner with the Florida Baptist Convention and the Mobile Dental Unit in providing dental care to those who cannot afford to see a dentist. This is one way that dentists can use their professional skills to give back to the community while im proving the health of its citizens. Please volunteer to serve on the unit when it is in your area. THINGS WE NEED: project next year. volunteer. ministry. through your local Southern Baptist church.Dentists & assistants needed to partner with Mobile Dental Unit

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Page 22 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL MARCH 27, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL CLASSIFIEDSTo place your ad, call 643-3333 by noon Eastern Time on Monday. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks. Homer Laughlin restaurant ware, several pieces of hard to 7567 or 674-5257. 3-27, 4-3Vintage soda fountain banana split dishes, 1950 or earlier. from National Jeannette Glass 5257. 3-27, 4-3Decorative Rooster plates, hand painted, for decoration only, $8 each. Wall mount hardware or plate stand, $2 extra. Call 6437567 or 674-5257. 3-27, 4-3Very old metal fan neat for display only, does not work, make an offer. Call 643-7567 or 674-5257. 3-27, 4-3Covered stock pot, 8 quart with colander and steam basket. It frozen food and more. In excel lent condition, $12. Several blue and red table clothes and place each. Call 674-4242. 3-27, 4-3200 amp breaker box never used, $125. Call (863) 370-2369. 3-20, 3-27 Formal gowns photos available. Call 509-4987. 3-20, 3-27Wedding gown size 18 from Davids Bridal, slip and veil included, Call 643-2629 and ask for Mary. 3-20, 3-27Prom dress, size 18, top is pink sequined, bottom is solid pink, $50. Call 643-2629 and ask for Mary. 3-20, 3-27All coats 50% off and many other great deals. Everyone is invited to shop at the Calhoun-Lib erty Ministry Center store on SR 1818. UFN FURNITURE Eight metal folding chairs and one wooden chair, $50 OBO. for all. Wooden wall curio cabinet, $20. Call 674-8376. 3-27, 4-3 ITEMS FOR SALE One guitar with case, $50 and 3-27, 4-3100 VHS movies with two stor3-27, 4-3Two formal prom dress, both are black and white, strapless. One is a size 13 the other is a Call 674-8964 before 8 p.m. 3-27, 4-3Lots of Harry Potter collectibles. Call for details 228-4558. 3-27, 4-3Various Tupperware, cake saver, $10. Bowl with cover, $2.50. Ham and turkey saver, and plastic pitcher, $1 each. Call 674-8376. 3-27, 4-3Antique glass Lance cookie jar, $50. Copper tea kettle, $15. OBO. Two antique crocks, $25 each. Call 674-8376. 3-27, 4-3Lots of crystal stemware Ceramic pie dish with decorative cover that looks like a pie with strawberries and blueberries, very attractive 11 wide by 1 1/2 deep, $15. Call 674-8376. 3-27, 4-3Vintage 1950s metal TV snack trays set of six, mint condition, very collectible, $13.50. Call 643-7567 or 674-5257. 3-27, 4-3Collection of bone handled knives and forks, various sets and pieces, nice six piece set of steak knives, prices vary. Call 643-7567 or 674-5257. 3-27, 4-3Calendar plates, 1955, 1970, 1971 and 1974. Various scenes, very nice, $8 each. Wall mount hardware or plate stand, $2 extra. Call 643-7567 or 674-5257. 3-27, 4-3Beautiful Madonna draped in blue decorative plate, border, mint condition, $14. Wall mount hardware or plate stand, $2 extra. Call 643-7567 or 6745257. 3-27, 4-3Antique slat back chair with 7567 or 674-5257. 3-27, 4-3Furniture: solid wood/Salem Maple, triple bedroom chest Farm table. Entertainment cenroom end tables. Two wood side chairs. Call for more information to 643-7567 or 674-5257. 3-27, 4-3Various furniture: Couch, white oversized chair, $250. White coffee table, very heavy, $200 with each. Chest of drawers in excelable). Call 674-4242. 3-27, 4-3King size bed fect Sleeper, Bradshaw Comfort mattress in excellent condition, chest of drawers, dresser and very heavy in excellent condi 4242. 3-27, 4-3Six dining chairs with padwood, $10 each or $50 for all. each or $30 for all. Call 7623388. 3-20, 3-27Good used furniture and appli ances needed at Calhoun-Liberty Ministry Center. Call 674-1818. UFN APPLIANCES Two washing machines, $125 each. Call 447-4502. 3-27, 4-3New Wave oven like new with booklets, $30. Call 674-6242. 3-27, 4-3Appliances,serie, as seen on TV, excellent condition, $50. Black & Decker toaster oven, $8. HoMedics foot Coffee 10 cup Thermos coffee Call 674-8376. 3-27, 4-3 REAL ESTATE WANTED: Will buy 10 to 1,000 acres, reasonably priced. Immediate (850) 544-5441 or (850) 570-0222 For Rent in ALTHA762-9555, 447-0581 or 762-8597 Very NICE *2 & 3 BD trailers.With lawn service 5 x 10 .....$27 10 x 10 ....$43 10 x 20 ....$70 10 x 25 ....$90 M & W SELF STORAGE RRENTALsS Call 762-9555, 447-0871 or 762-8597 7 days a week service UFN BD, 1 1/2 BA Townhouses BRISTOL 643-7740 FOR RENT BLOUNTSTOWN OWNER(813) 253-3258 OWNER FINANCINGNO QUALIFYING April 6 at 7 p.m.(First Saturday of every month) 18098 NW County Rd. 12 AUCTION 643-7740 Col. James W. Copeland AB1226/AU0001722 SALE EVERY SATURDAY. 1 & 2 bedroom mobile homes in Blountstown and Bristol. $105 to $155 weekly. Deposit required. All Call 674-7616FOR RENT House For Sale in BRISTOLCall 643-4362 SERVICE DIRECTORY Whaley Heating & Air Conditioning (850) 674-4777FL LIC. # CMC1249570 Accepting: R Is ss 4433 NW C.R. 274 Altha, Fl 32421 (850) 762-9402 Cell (850) 832-5055Dozer and Excavation work Over 20 years experienceClay ONealsLand Clearing, Inc. William's HomeImprovements No Job Too Big or Small"Concrete work, landscape, pressure & screen enclosure Call 674-8092Licensed & Insured, contractor & rooferFOR FREE ESTIMATES Call Chris Nissley at 674-8081 or 643-8561 (Cell) STUMP GRINDINGReasonable Rates & FREE Estimates! That Darn PumpThere is never a convenient time to be without water.WELLS For friendly service and never any overtime charges call, Clint Hatcher, OwnerElectrical 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, INC. Lic# RM1416924Carrier Equipment Masters Farm Supply LS Tractor Equipment Committed To Quality Since 1973 (850) 762-3222 faxmasters7@fairpoint.net Hwy 71 South on J.P. Peacock Rd, Altha. Day or night,Check out our prices before Holidays, come in or call us. Margies Florist To place your ad call us at 643-3333 Gary Richards, EA MBA Phone: (850) 643-6925 House in Bristol 1-2 people, Phone 643-3825FOR RENT

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MARCH 27, 2013 / THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY JOURNAL Page 23 Various appliances, Nesco 18 quart, Roaster oven, silver mil lennium, $30. Sharp carousel mi crowave oven, $25. Tater Twister electric curly cutter, $15. Electric Fry Daddy, $10. Call 674-4242. 3-27, 4-3Electric stove, works good, clean, $135. Call (863) 370-2369. 3-27-4-3 Kenmore dishwasher, like new, $100 OBO. Bissell upright carpet cleaner, best offer, like new. Call 643-6485. 3-20, 3-27Haier refrigerator, 4.5 cubic ft., new, paid $204.23 asking $150. 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 1999 Ford Escort sports edition, 2 door, $1,000. Call 209-8895. 3-27, 4-31999 Saturn sports coupe, 3 door, gold, runs good and clean, $2,200. Call 379-8308. 3-27, 4-3 TRUCKS 2006 Honda Pilot, runs great, 186,000 miles, everything works, good overall condition, white with olive leather interior, $9,900 OBO. Call Shalene at 482-4050. 3-27, 4-32000 Jeep Wrangler, red, vinyl top, new tires, very basic. Call 762-8941. 3-20, 3-272000 Ford Windstar, runs good, needs minor work, $850 OBO. Call (850) 247-8315. 3-20, 3-272001 Toyota Tundra access cab, 4x4 with 142K miles, VGC, $9,200 or will trade for a F250, 4x4 of equal value. Call 962-7894 eveni ngs. 3-20, 3-272004 Ford Expedition XLT, leather seats, power split-folding third row seat, 90,360 miles, one owner, garage kept, serviced ev ery 3,000 miles. In excellent con dition, $9,500. Call 762-4533. 3-20, 3-272000 Mazda 2500, fast speed, cold air, 53,000 miles, like new tires, in excellent condition inside 8437. 3-20, 3-272000 Ford F150, 4WD, automatic, AC, stereo, bedliner and tool box, $6,400 OBO. Call 447-4512. 3-20, 3-27 PETS/SUPPLIES White English/Pit Bulldog mixed puppies, six weeks old, 4 females and 3 males, free to a good home. Call 557-5377 or 447-3324. 3-27, 4-3Two large dog Igloos $25 each. Call 228-4558. 3-27, 4-3Three brown African geese goslings, $20 for all. Call 209-0910. 3-20, 3-27Bunnies, four available, $5 each. Call 447-1980, leave message if no answer. 3-20, 3-27Brindle bulldogs, mom and her four puppies. Free to a good home. Call 237-2024. 3-20, 3-27Two parakeets, includes cage, $25 for all. Call 570-3806. 3-20, 3-27AKC registered English Bull dog puppies, one male and one female, have current shots and play well with other animals and children. Free to a good home. Email Jack at jaksmith777@gmail. com if interested. 3-20, 3-27 LOST/FOUND FOUND: Three cats two large Tiger cats gray with black stripes and brown noses, one has a bobbed tail. Another cat is gray and white with long hair. All very friendly. Found at the corner of 274 and Porter Grade Road in Blountstown. Call 762-3264 to cl aim. 3-27, 4-3FOUND: Bulldog puppy, white with pink collar, female. Found south of Blountstown. Call to iden tify at 674-5995. 3-13, 3-20 ELECTRONICS Computer system, processor, monitor, all in one printer, two keyboards, three mouses, 2 speakers and six cables, $145 OBO. Call 674-6242. 3-27, 4-3Dell 19 LCD monitor comes with a VGA and power cord in excellent condition, $30. Call 643-4362. 3-27, 4-3Kicker subwoofers, two 10 with 1000 watt Rockford Fosgate amp, paid $550 asking $350. Call 7623630. 3-20, 3-27 EQUIPMENT & TOOLS SAF-T Master 16 foot aluminum extension ladder, $50. Electric chain saw with two battery chargers, $50. Call 674-4242. 3-27, 4-3Murray push behind mower, 6.5 hp motor with big tires. Mulcher and mower in one, hardly used, $175. Call 762-8941 leave message. 3-20, 3-27Pressure washer $70. Polan chainsaw, $70. Call 674-6467. 3-20, 3-27Weed Eater Lawn Mower, low hours, does not crank, good for parts, $40. Call 762-9762. 3-20, 3-27 WANTED Someone to provide lawn care, must have own equipment. For more information call 674-8482. 3-20, 3-27 HUNTING & FISHING Fiberglass house boat, 40x12 ft. with generator, blue, on the Apalachicola river between Blountstown bridge and boat landing, $6,500 OBO. Call 447-1135. 3-27, 4-31991 Pontoon boat, 24 ft. with homemade wooden upper deck. Makes a good camp boat. Comes with a 70 hp motor that runs great, Call 674-2716. 3-27, 4-314 Jon boat, carpeted, 9.9 Mercury motor, 50 lb. thrust trolling motor, tilt trailer, paddle, two life vests and all safety equipment, $1,350. Call 643-3429. 3-27, 4-3 striper boat with center console. Has a 1997 Johnson 50 hp motor, a 1997 EZ loader trailer, used less than 100 hours in excellent condi tion, needs clean up, $5,000. Call 442-6431 please leave message. 3-20, 3-27 HOMES & LAND 2000 Skyline manufactured home, 3 BD, 2 1/2 BA, laminated place, doublepane/tilt windows, vinyl siding, must be moved. Lo cated in Smith Creek, $26,500. Call 962-7894 evenings. 3-20, 3-271996 16 x 80 Mobile Home, 2BR, 2BA, must be moved, $6,500. Call 447-0985. 3-20, 3-27 YARD SALE ALTHA Garage sale, Saturday, March 30 at 15319 NW J.W. Rackley Sreet behind the Altha Library off Hwy. 274, look for signs. Lots of baby items new and used, miscellaneous household items, some horse tack and much more. THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL CLASSIFIEDS To place your ad, call 643-3333 by noon Eastern Time on Monday. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks. STARSCOPEWeek of March 24~ March 30, 2013 Small Town T om A CARTOON BY MIKE BARNHOUSE Fourteen robots and their student inventors gathered in Marianna Thursday, March 21 to compete in the sixth annual robotics contest sponsored by the Chipola Regional Workforce Development Board and Opportunity Florida. The contest challenged teams of students to design, build and operate a robot to outscore their opponents in head to head completion. Tech No Bot from Holmes County High School defeated Wolverines from Chipley High School 65-10 in the Cottondale Highs Avengers defeated the Bulldogs of Liberty County 5045to capture third place. Students were challenged to design and build a robot that could move various size balls into scoring areas as well as lift balls into a scoring tube. Teams played four round robin matches that determined the seeding in a single elimination tournament. in the Log Book competition as well as the Top Gun Award for scoring the most points in a single match. In the Log Book competition teams submitted log books that were graded and then the top teams were also interviewed by judges The contest was started by the CRWDB and Opportunity Florida to give area educators an extra tool to use as they help youth learn how to think critically, problem solve and work as a team. Richard Williams, Executive Director of the CRWDB, said the contest is a fun way for students to expand their classroom knowledge. This contest gives students a chance to put lessons learned in the classroom to use in a way that offers them many challenges they have to overcome, Williams said. It is amazing to see teams between rounds working on their robots and actually applying skills necessary to do well in any occupation that requires knowledge in math, science, technology and engineering. The CRWDB provides oversight and implementation of workforce development programs in Calhoun, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty and Washington County. The board also works with local educational institutions, economic development organizations and local employers to promote our goal of having a highly skilled and competitive workforce. The CRWDB is a non-profit corporation providing job skill training and employment services in Calhoun, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty and Washington Counties.Chipola Workforce Board hosts annual robotics contest

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Sheriff's Log............2 Sr. Citizens schedule...6 Community Calendar and Events...........4, 5 & 6 School news...14 & 15 Outdoors...10, 12 & 13 Folk Life Days at the Pioneer Settlement.......18 Obituaries........19 Legals & Job Market ......21 Find a real deal in the Classieds .........22 & 23 CALHOUNLIBERTY J OURNAL THE W ednesday MARCH 27, 2013 Vol. 33, No. 13 50 includes tax by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A man arrested for Thursday nights armed robbery of West End Liquors in Blountstown told investigators he did it because he was Justin Levi Lovett, 21, of Blountstown was charged with one count of armed robbery after the store owner was held at knifepoint and forced to hand over cash from the register, two bottles of alcohol and four packs of cigarettes, according to a report from the Owner Rosario Hall told investigators that she and a clerk were in the back room of the customer, the clerk looked out and saw a to close the door to the storage room but the intruder pulled it open and shouted at her to He held the knife to my face and was pushing me all the way to the cash register, She handed over the cash and he dropped said he motioned for them to return to the But before he got to the door, he turned and She said he started to leave but stopped once more and ordered her to give him See on page 3 Suspect caught soon after liquor store armed robbery JUSTIN LEVI LOVETT Behind the Scenes show this Sunday to focus on FINDING BIGFOOT episode set in this area by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor It may be a few months before the Florida epi sode of Finding Big cently will air, but some of the background work done to create the show will be featured on Sun day nights Finding Bigfoot; Untold Sto ries, at 9 p.m. (ET) on Animal Planet. While the Finding ing their show at Torreya State Park, another crew was following them around to document how they put together the popular series. The second crew also ment for the show, which featured local folks with stories to tell about what they believe were encounters with some thing unusual. Several School were also at the meeting. Bristol resident Sarah Carpenter is expected to be featured in Sundays episode after one of the programs producers contacted her to identify her in an interview seg ment. by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor County commissioners, school board members, council members from Altha and Blountstown, at the Blountstown Library for the eighth Calhoun The meeting, organized by Chamber Director to get updated on each groups projects and plans Pleased with Thursday nights turnout, Terry emphasized the importance of working as a page to work together and move forward, she She started off the meeting by sharing some tourism news that could help the areas economy PADDLEWHEELER ON THE RIVER A paddle wheeler will soon be plying the waters of the Apalachicola River, thanks to the efforts of The boat, an authentic reproduction steam powered vessel, was built in 1983 and will offer tours of the river with standing passenger service from Apalachicola to Chattahoochee and onto A few years ago the boat sank in a storm but was repaired and later acquired by actress Debbie boat to be donated to the museum in Apalachicola, The vessel has six luxury staterooms with private baths, a mahogany-paneled salon with a working fireplace, a dining room, antique hopes to have it in operation by late summer or Terry, who suggested that special events can be See SUPER COUNCIL MEETS on page 18 Ideas discussed, strategies presented at 8th Calhoun County Super Council BHS Prom PAGE 16 Kids meet the Easter Bunny at the Moonlight Market PAGE 11 JIM McCLELLANS OUTDOORS Down South DUCKS: Dinner vs. Dynasty PAGE 13 Easter Event List..................4 Meet this years Journal Easter Coloring Contest winners....20 Relay for Life April plans.......5 Two family reunions set........5 Bikers 4 Kids fundraiser.......5 Jim Woodruff lock closed.....10 Arrest Reports...2 Liberty County School Board votes against private contracts for food service, custodial staff PAGE 17 Cavers asked to take precautions to prevent bat disease ...........12

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CALHOUNLIBERTY J OURNAL THE W ednesday FEB. 27, 2013 Vol. 33, No. 9 50 includes tax Sheriff's Log............2 Arrest Reports............2 Community Calendar and Events......................3 Cartoons, Commentary and Letters..................4 PEOPLE: Birthdays, weddings, anniversaries.....5 Obituaries, Job Market and Legals...................9 Find a bargain in the Classieds.....................11

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CALHOUNLIBERTY J OURNAL J OURNAL THE CALHOUNLIBERTY 50 includes tax W ednesday FEB. 27, 2013 Vol. 33, No. 9 Sheriff's Log............2 Arrest Reports............2 Community Calendar and Events......................3 Cartoons, Commentary and Letters..................4 PEOPLE: Birthdays, weddings, anniversaries.....5 Obituaries, Job Market and Legals...................9 Find a bargain in the Classieds.....................11

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An Ocala man was charged with DUI after Calhoun County Deputy Christian Smith noticed him traveling erratically along SR 71 North last week. According to the arrest report, Smith witnessed the pickup driven by James Deardorff, 35, cross the centerline of the road several times. The driver then activated his right blinker and continued traveling north and onto the shoulder of the roadway. The deputy pulled the truck over and when he spoke with the driver, noted the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from inside the vehicle and saw a beer can sitting on Deardorff told him he was on his way to a motel in Marianna. When he stepped out of his truck, he struggled to keep his balance. He denied that he had been drinking and agreed to take a roadside sobriety test, but was unable to complete any of the exercises. He was charged with DUI and taken to the county jail. Two breath samples taken to determine his level of intoxication gave readings of .195 and .201. The legal limit is .08. His bond was set at $1,500. Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL MARCH 27, 2013 ARREST REPORTS compiled by Journal Editor Teresa Eubanks CALHOUN COUNTY March 18 Brandon Dickerson, VOSP, CCSO. James Deardorff, DUI, CCSO. March 19 Diana Sumner, VOCP, CCSO. Mark McGill, non-support, CCSO. Latoria Martin, failure to appear, CCSO. March 20 Curt Johnson, driving with license suspended or revoked with knowl edge, BPD. Billy Carroll, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, CCSO. Rayburn Henderson, falsely im license, BPD. March 21 Carey Snell, disorderly conduct, BPD. Carey Snell, VOCR, CCSO. Eric Tolley, driving with license sus pended or revoked, VOSP, possession of meth, CCSO. James Casey, VOCR (warrant for battery), CCSO. March 22 Justin Lovett, robbery with a weap on, CCSO. Bobby Hall, driving with license suspended or revoked, CCSO. March 23 Joseph Whatley, driving with li cense suspended or revoked with knowledge, BPD. LIBERTY COUNTY March 19 Jonathan Harrison, holding for Jackson County, LCSO. Issac Edwards, warrant arrest, LCSO. Charles Miller, DUI, LCSO. March 21 William C. Dean, felony battery, kidnap, false imprisonment, tampering with a witness, LCSO. Delanna Hay, holding for Leon County, LCSO March 22 Cody Tucker, warrant felony ar rest, resisting arrest without violence, LCSO. SHERIFFS LOG arresting agency. The names above represent those charged. We remind our readers that all are presumed innocent until proven guilty. CITATIONS ISSUED: Accidents ........................................................................04 ............................................................................24 Special details Business alarms ..............................................................................06 Residential alarms ..........................................................................00 ...............................................................................41 through Mar. 24, 2013 by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A night out with her boyfriend ended violently for a Liberty County investigators she was slapped, beaten and choked by William Carlton Dean after he learned about a previous relationship she had. She gave the following account to a deputy: She and Dean, 38, drove to Quincy, where they went out to dinner and then went to The Bottom Lounge. While at the lounge, Dean spoke with another man who told him he had previously dated his girlfriend. She said Dean became enraged and called her a liar when he came back inside. He told her their relationship was over and he wanted to go home so he could pack his things and move. When they got to the car, he became more angry and started swinging at her and yelling. He continued hitting her while they were in the car, and at times he would grab her hair and shove her head into the side door window. She said she tried to escape twice but each time he pulled her back in the car by her hair. He hit her each time she refused to answer any of his questions. When they got to their Abe Chester Road residence in Bristol, she tried to get away from him as he attempted to force her into the house. When she fell to the ground next to a pool, she said he put his hands on her throat and said he would choke her and then threatened to throw her in the pool and drown her. She said his teenage son came out of the house and asked his father to stop. They went into the house, where the attacks continued. He chased her around the dining room table and picked up a chair, slamming it down and breaking it into pieces. She said he tried to push a pool table into her but the table collapsed. bedroom and fell asleep. She said she couldnt call for help because he smashed her cell phone in the car and took the house phone to bed with him. He also threw her car keys them. She believed he took her set of spare keys as well. She said she fell asleep from exhaustion and they awoke around 5:30 a.m. She said she took him to Quincy to get his truck so he could get his things and leave. When she got home, she showered and went to work at Franklin Correctional Institution, where she saw a nurse about her injuries because she was having She left work and arrived at the charges. She still had visible signs of being in a physical altercation, including a black eye and redness around her throat. Deputies picked up Dean Thursday morning at the home the two had shared, where he was packing. During a recorded interview at the his girlfriends relationship with another man and things got out of hand. He denied keeping the woman from leaving, stating that she had a second set of car keys. He denied throwing her other keys out in the yard. When asked if he had broken the womans cell phone, he replied, Maybe. He then admitted to causing the bruising on her body. Dean was charged with felony domestic battery by strangulation, false imprisonment and tampering with a witness. His bond was set at $25,000. An intoxicated man who almost ran head-on into a deputy because he was driving at night with no lights in the wrong lane was later found to be nearly four times over the legal limit after the close call March 19. Charles Steven Miller, 49, of Bristol was charged with felony DUI. It was his third DUI arrest. Sgt. Jody Hoagland of the was traveling south on CR 12 near Veterans Memorial Park around 8 p.m. when he saw a red car traveling northbound in his lane. He had to drive onto the shoulder of the road to prevent a head-on collision. Once the car went past, he turned around and made a traffic stop in front of the Harrell Memorial Library. In his report, Hoagland noted that the driver was unable to roll down the window and seemed to have trouble operating the vehicle's controls. When Miller a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from inside the car. Hoagland had to grab Miller to keep him from falling into the road and oncoming traffic as he attempted to follow directions for a sobriety exercise. He was then charged with DUI and taken to the county jail, where he gave two breath samples to determine the second was .282. The legal limit is .08. driver nearly 4 times CHARLES MILLER Erratic driving results in DUI arrest for Ocala man JAMES DEARDORFF Man charged with impersonating an his drivers license A Blountstown man wearing an FDLE shirt and carrying a BB pistol in a shoulder holster was arrested for impersonating a law week. The Blountstown Police Department responded to a call about a suspicious man that appeared to be armed at the Southern Express on Central Avenue around 2:30 p.m. March 20. the store on a green motorcycle, traveling north on River Street. Lt. Darryl Temple caught up with the man, who was identified as Rayburn Ronald Henderson, 49. When asked if he had any firearms, Henderson indicated he had a weapon in his shoulder holster, which held a BB pistol. Henderson told Temple he worked with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and said he was their head informant. When Temple checked Hendersons drivers license, he saw where Henderson had written over his name and signed it as Spunky Henderson. He was also charged with altering a drivers license. His bond was set at $6,000. RAYBURN HENDERSON A 62-year-old Marianna man is facing a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and battery after a March 19 disturbance at a Parrish Avenue home in Blountstown. Billy Gene Carroll went to visit a woman at her home when he got into a dispute with her 36-year-old son, who said Carroll had not paid him for work he did on his tractor, according to the arrest report. The argument became heated and Carroll was asked to leave. He did, but returned 30 minutes later with a gun. The womans son said he armed himself with a baseball bat when he went outside to meet Carroll. He said Carroll pointed the gun at him and said he was going to kill him. When the woman positioned herself between the two men to protect her son, Carroll put the barrel of the gun against her forehead and said he would kill her unless she moved. Her son ran inside and called 911. Carroll left. the familys account. Calhoun County officers joined deputies from Jackson County when they went to Carrolls home on Hasty Pond Road, about a mile north of the Calhoun County line. He was taken into custody without incident. A Ruger .22, loaded with six live bullets, was found at the home. Carroll told investigators he went to the home with the gun but denied getting it out of his truck. He admitted showing his gun and telling the womans son he would kill him if he came at him with the baseball bat. BILLY GENE CARROLL WILLIAM C. DEAN

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FEBRUARY 27, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 3 Fine Jewelry & Gifts Tuxedo Rentals Weddings Any special occasion Come see us for your formal wear Create Your FORMAL LOOK at The Diamond Corner PROM DATES Liberty, March 15 BHS, March 22 Wewa, April 6 Altha, April 13 Mobile Dental Clinic at the Calhoun-Liberty Ministry Center March 8-9, 2013* Friday, March 8, 5 a.m. 8 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 9 a.m. 12 p.m. March 11-15, 2013* FREE DENTAL KITS FOR PATIENTS Call 643-5400 A little out of the way, A lot less to pay Family Coastal Seafood Restaurant WERE OPEN Come see us for the best seafood and prices around and for a really great meal! 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 Heating & Air Conditioning FL LIC. # CMC1249570 (850) 674-4777 Whaley Whaley Days of rain leave a soggy scene behind Residents are still adjusting to the rising waters that crossed roads and surrounded homes following several days of heavy rainstorms. ABOVE: Water envelopes a small house near Fuqua Circle in Altha. LEFT: Fuqua Circle became a watery expanse. BELOW: Sheds are in danger of disappearing into the water at the boat landing at Ochlockonee River at the Liber ty and Leon County line. PHOTOS BY JEAN WEEKS and RHONDA LEWIS soaking rainfall. RIGHT: Water laps over Lee Farm Road. ABOVE & BELOW: Two Bristol homes become islands.

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MARCH 27, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 3 We anticipate being able to complete construction of our private rooms really soon. The rooms will contain the latest of any ser vice offered elsewhere, but the best feature of these rooms will be the tranquility they can provide during your healing process. The unit will feature a separate private entrance and the experience of privacy and tranquility will continue throughout your stay. Come Home to Rehab Blountstown Health & Rehab 16690 SW Chipola Road Phone (850) 674-4311 Wed like to thank all of you for being so kind and generous with us during this time. Please accept our warm sincere wishes for a wonderful Easter holiday, decorated with peace, love, friendship and joy. cigarettes. She handed over four packs and he left and she hit the stores panic button, notifying their alarm SUSPECT FOUND WITHIN THE HOUR Using the description given by the store owners, built white male about 6 feet tall with shaggy brown hair. She said he wore a hooded green jacket with blue jeans. A black bandana covered the lower half of his face. About 40 minutes after the robbery, Deputy Todd Wheetley spotted an unfamiliar pickup traveling west stopped at a nearby address, where the deputy caught up with him. Wheetley realized he matched the description of the robber and saw that he was wearing a large knife on his belt. The arrest report noted that Lovett appeared intoxicated. When the suspect went to the back of his truck to relieve himself, he removed his knife and sheath and hid it. Lovett was then put in restraints. A bottle of Patron and Makers Mark were in plain dollars in cash was found behind the passengers seat. Two unopened packs of cigarettes were also found. The store owner was brought to the scene and minutes away from the liquor store, according to Lt. that afternoon and had purchased alcohol. HOURS OF DRINKING Lovett told investigators he had been drinking a lot decided to rob the liquor store. from the store before going inside and demanding cash, details of the robbery because of how much he had been building east of the store and then going to his truck. happened until he got home and told his mother. LIQUOR STORE ROBBED continued from the front page Blountstown DRUGS 25 % O F F All Easter items, dresses & kids clothes Come in and pick up those last minute basket goodies and candy for your little bunnies Happy Easter Willow Tree ..... 40% OFF Disorderly conduct lands man in jail violating the conditions of his community release for disorderly conduct. A Blountstown Police Officer who responded to a report of a drunk pedestrian found Cary Lee Snell standing outside the front entrance of the Southern Express on E. Central drinking a beer. Snell had just been inside, where he was talking loudly and had been asked several times to leave. While speaking with the officer, Snell became agitated and began cursing loudly. When he refused to calm down, he was taken into custody. in meth arrest along with license charge A Thursday night traffic stop resulted in the of methamphetamine and driving with a suspended license. Eric Tolley was arrested drivers license had been suspended for failure to pay that Tolley was not supposed to be driving saw him at a gas contacted the Calhoun County It was also found that he had an outstanding warrant out of Gulf County for violation of probation. Following his arrest, Tolleys car was searched and a container that held approximately one gram of a powdery substance was found inside the glove compartment. The containers contents tested positive for methamphetamine. Tolley is being held without bond at the Calhoun County Jail due to the probation violation. ERIC TOLLEY CARY LEE SNELL Teen charged with battery on mother and criminal mischief domestic battery and criminal mischief after an According to the arrest was hitting the family dog when his mother intervened. She said he then threatened to hit his younger siblings. She said things escalated until his nose was nearly touching hers as he screamed at her. She said when she put her hands on his shoulders to back him away, he grabbed her and tackled her, causing her to fall into a chair. punching holes in the walls. WILLIAM MORGAN Quincy man gets 10 years for child exploitation prison for using the internet in an attempt to entice a minor to engage in sexual activity. The sentence was announced by Pamela C. Marsh, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida. posted as part of an undercover investigation conducted by the North Florida Internet Crimes Against Children a series of emails with the undercover agent who was posing as the childs mother. During the course of the exchanges, Butler made arrangements to travel to Tallahassee for the purpose of having sex with the was arrested. Butler pled guilty to this offense in January. As part of Butlers sentence, United States District Judge supervised release, with the conditions that Butler attend sex offender treatment, that he register as a sex offender, and that his computers, and other electronic and by law enforcement. United States Attorney Marsh credited the success of this prosecution to the joint efforts of the agencies participating in the North Florida ICAC, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the United States Marshals Service, and the Tallahassee Police children in our community remains a priority of the Department of Justice, and great praise is deserved by all of our law enforcement partners who contributed to the success of this investigation. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States ARREST REPORTS compiled by Journal Editor Teresa Eubanks AN EASTER WISH May your heart and your good things at this special time of year. Happy Easter. The Calhoun-Liberty JOURNAL and CLJ News .com

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MARCH 27, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 5 The Calhoun-Liberty Journal is published each Wednesday by the Liberty Journal Inc., Summers Road, P.O. Box 536, Bristol, FL 32321. Annual subscriptions are $18. Periodicals postage paid at Bristol, FL POSTMASTER: Send address corrections to: P.O. Box 536, Bristol, FL 32321. (USPS 012367) Summers Road Located at 11493 NW Summers Road in Bristol MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. Box 536, Bristol, FL 32321 TELEPHONE (850) 643-3333 Fax (888) 400-5810 EMAIL: thejournal@fairpoint.net ADS: cljads@fairpoint.net 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 announce ments and great response for our business advertisers! 5,347 Wednesday, March 27 Saturday, March 30 Thursday March 28 Friday, March 29 TODAYS MEETINGS noon, CalhounLiberty Hospital 7 p.m., Calhoun County Old Ag Bldg. east door, in front of jail TODAYS MEETINGS AA 7 p.m., basement of Calhoun Courthouse 7:30 p.m., Veterans Civic Center Bristol Girl Scout Troop #303, 6:30 p.m. (ET) The Club Monday, April 1 Tuesday, April 2 Sunday, March 31 TODAYS MEETINGS 2 p.m., Ag. Bldg., across from Courthouse 7 p.m., Altha VFD AA 6 p.m., Altha Community Center 6 p.m., Fire House 6 p.m., St. Paul AME Church in Btown 7 p.m. (CT), Dixie Lodge in Btown 7 p.m., Apalachee Restaurant 7-8 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, Hosford 6 p.m., Page Pond Assembly of God Church in Altha TODAYS MEETINGS 7 p.m., 6 p.m., Altha Community Center 5-8 p.m. (CT), WT Neal Civic Center, Blountstown Adult Dance 8-12 p.m. at the Legion Hall in Btown BIRTHDAY ~ Betty J. Smith BIRTHDAY ~ Linda Bailey BIRTHDAY ~ Glenda Sue Vickery BIRTHDAY Nancy Brooks Mears BIRTHDAYS ~ Elaine Anders, Amanda King, Debby Grantham, Hannah Moore, Debra Grantham and Missy Nobles BIRTHDAYS Troy Brady, Matthew Christopher McClain Second Annual Bikers 4 Kids fundraiser planned on April 20 Local bikers are putting on a run for Liberty County 4-H to help youth attend 4-H Camp Timpoochee in Niceville. We would like to welcome everyone out to the Veterans Memorial Civic Center to join in on the ride Saturday, April 20. Registration begins at 9 a.m. (ET), kickstands up at 10 a.m. with all bikes returning at 12 p.m. for lunch and door prizes. Entry fee is $20 and $5 for a passenger. If you have any questions please call 643-2229 and ask for Cathia Schmarje. 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 in 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. Liberty Early Learning raises $361.90 for Relay for Life Liberty Early Learning Center held their annual Coins for a Cure drive to raise money for Relay for Life. Children brought in their loose change to compete for the top spot. Ms. Connie Dowdys and Ms. Alycia Blacks class raised the most money. They are pictured with a check for the The total amount raised in the drive was $361.90. All classes received an ice cream party for their efforts. planned April 13 The descendents of John William and Hannah Clemmons Shiver are welcome to attend the annual Shiver Reunion on Saturday, April 13 at the Blue Angel Recreation Area in Pen sacola. Reunion begins at 10 a.m. and lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. Family is welcome to visit for the remainder of the day. Bring a covered dish of your choice. There will be plenty of entertainment for everyone including beach front vol and swimming. Dress comfortably for the beach. For more information contact Bert Shiver at (903) 854-4161. The Calhoun/Liberty Relay for Life event will be held on Friday and Saturday, April 5-6 at Sam Atkins Park in Blountstown. The relay begins at 7 p.m. (ET) on Friday and ends at 12 p.m. (ET) on Saturday. Please come by and celebrate with the survivors and caregivers and honor the memory of those who have lost the battle to cancer. We are Hunting for a Cure to celebrate more birthdays. There will be fun for all ages, food, games, en tertainment and more. For more information contact Dana Burns at (850) 556-5414. Calhoun/Liberty Relay for Life set for April 5-6 Does the thought of taking your dog to the park sound fun? The Juniors in Girl Scout Troop 30 of Blountstown will be building a Dog Park to earn their Bronze Award. The Bronze Award is the high est award a Junior Girl Scout can ments, the Juniors must complete a minimum of 20 hours building their team, exploring their community, choosing their project, planning it, putting their plan in motion and spreading the word about the project. The girls started by exploring their communities and coming up with ideas of ways to help. They voted to build a Dog Park near Sam Atkins Park. After presenting their idea to the County Commission ers, they were granted a space on County property behind the Pioneer Settlement and Horse Arena. It is a very beautiful space with picnic tables and trails. Within a small area of the 160 acres of fenced county owned property, the Juniors will be able to express their creativity by designing and building an off-leash park area for dogs. They hope to have hurdles, tun nels, watering station, platforms and much more. The Juniors have a lot of work ahead of them and need as much help as possible. They are asking for donations to help fund the park. Please watch for containers set up around the community or contact Brittny Wooten (850) 832-6777, Chrissy Carpenter (850) 674-5025, or Carolyn Fowler (850) 447-1293 to donate or for more information. They hope to have it completed by May 25. Girl Scout Troop 30 to build dog park in Sam Atkins Park The Blountstown Public Library in vites you to come see a new art exhibit of watercolors called A Sprinkling of Spring! The artist, Anna Layton, will be displaying a collection of works to welcome the springtime and says she loves to paint "with a pallet plum full of colors." The pieces are scattered through out the library so come take a stroll down this garden path. If you happen to be around stop by on Wednesday afternoon, April 3 and Anna will dem onstrate her watercolor techniques for you. She will be planted at the round table to the right of the front desk from 1-3 p.m. Blountstown Public Library presents A Sprinkling of Spring Easter Fun see page 4 for a list of activities

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Page 6 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL MARCH 27, 2013 SR. CITIZENS CLOSED Friday, March 29 in observance of Good Friday. If you have any questions, call us at 643-3777. Heres hoping your Easter holiday is brimming with joy! Full Service Florist/Gift Shop BRIGHTEN UP SOMEONES DAY WITH A BOUQUET! Back Corner Florist OWNER Heather Willis in Stricklands Hardware (850) 643-2336 SR 20 in Bristol Every Saturday Come in Saturday and meet the Easter Bunny Get ready for your Easter celebrations RESIDENTIAL USERS of the Bristol Mu nicipal Wastewater System who wish to mer months may apply for an irrigation rate for sewer services by making applica City Clerk, 12444 NW Virginia G. Weaver ness hours now through April 19, 2013. THE CITY OF BRISTOL ANNOUNCES 2013 APPLICATION PERIOD FOR RESIDENTIAL SEWER IRRIGATION RATES Wishing every bunny a happy and wonderful Easter with family & friends. COURTHOUSE CLOSED for Good Friday on March 29. Carla Hand, Clerk of Court Cataracts? Smart Lenses SM 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) The Liberty County Senior Citizens Association has scheduled the following events for the month of April: Thursday, March 28 at 11 a.m. Easter Party/Lunch at the Bristol Senior Citizens Center. Friday, March 29 The Liberty County Bristol Senior and Liberty County be no meal deliveries on this date. Tuesday, April 2 at 10:30 a.m. Craft Day at the Hosford Senior Center. We welcome new seniors for this activity. If you need transportation to the Hosford Center, call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Thursday, March 28. Thursday, April 4 Shopping at the Marianna Walmart. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, April 1 to reserve your Transit ride. Tuesday, April 9 Movies and lunch in Tallahassee. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Thursday, April 4 to schedule your Transit ride. Wednesday, April 11 at 11 a.m. Exercise Day at the Hosford Senior Center. Come join us; these exercises are Senior Friendly and Senior Healthy. For transportation to the Hosford Center, call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, April 8. Thursday, April 11 Shopping at the Piggly Wiggly. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday April 3 to schedule your Transit pick up. Monday, April 15 at 7 p.m. The Liberty County Senior Citizens Board of Directors will meet at the Bristol Senior Center. The public is welcome to attend. Tuesday, April 16 at 11 a.m. We are going to play Bingo at the Bristol Senior Center and we will do a Grand Finale game for a Grand Prize. Salad and dessert will be served with lunch. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, April 15 for transportation to the Bristol Center. Wednesday, April 17 from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Community Outreach at the First Baptist Church of Bristol there will be a representative to dis cuss services that are provided by and through Liberty County Senior Citizens and Liberty County Transit for Seniors of Liberty County. Anyone needing transportation to this Outreach should call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Friday, April 12 to schedule a Transit ride. Thursday, April 18 at 10:30 a.m. Another fun exercise day at the Bristol Senior Center. The exercises are Senior Friendly and Senior Healthy. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, April 15 for transportation to the Bristol Center Thursday, April 18 Shopping at the Tallahassee Walmart and then enjoy lunch. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, April 15 to reserve your Transit Ride. Tuesday, April 23 We are going to play Bingo at the Hosford Senior Center and we will do a Grand Finale game for a Grand Prize. Salad and dessert will be served with lunch. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Friday, April 19 for transportation to the Bristol Center. Wednesday, April 24 at 10:30 a.m. Craft Day at the Bristol Senior Center. For transportation to the Center, call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Friday, April 19. Thursday, April 25 at 11 a.m. Hos ford Senior Center, Bingo with Cindy from Blountstown Rehab. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, April 22 to schedule your Transit pick up. Thursday, April 25 Shopping at the Bristol Piggly Wiggly. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, April 22 to schedule your Transit pick up. Friday, April 26 This is the Big Day! The Liberty County Senior Citizens 12th Annual Flathead Fishing Tourna ment/Fundraiser begins. Hamburger, hot dogs, fries and drinks will be available for purchase at 11 a.m. Fishing begins at 5 p.m. and will continue through 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. Saturday, April 27 Fishing tourna ment continues. Hamburgers, hot dogs, fries and drinks will be available for purchase at 11 a.m. Split The Pot/Dona tion $1 per ticket, Donation $1 per ticket for a chance to win $500. All drawings will begin at 1 p.m. Trophies and prize monies will be awarded for the winners of the Fishing Tournament. Liberty County Senior Citizens always enjoys having everyone join us for the fun. We are looking forward to a great turnout! All proceeds from this Fundraiser go to the Liberty County Senior Citizens Associa tion to enable continuing services to the seniors of Liberty County. We sincerely thank everyone who supports the ongoing services for our seniors. Tuesday, April 30 at 11 a.m. Bris tol Senior Center, We are going to play Bingo at the Bristol Senior Center and we will do a Grand Finale game for a Grand Prize. Salad and dessert will be served with lunch. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Friday, April 26 for transportation to the Bristol Center. The Bristol Senior Center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Hosford Center is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Seniors are welcome to come for a hot meal served at noon and to enjoy socialization with others. Call 643-5690 to make a meal reservation the day before you plan to at tend. If you need transportation to either center, you will need to call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 three (3) working days before you plan to attend. AHCH Homemaking & Companion Services; Registered Cer Liberty Co. Senior Citizens events for April include annual The Calhoun County Senior Citizens Association will be sponsoring a grilled chicken cookout on Friday, April 5. The cost will be just $6 per plate. We will be serving grilled chicken leg quarter, green beans, cole slaw, bread and dessert. We will deliver three or more orders (make sure you indicate what time to deliver your order) or stop by the corner of Hwy. 71 and 20 in the old Police Department lot. To place an order call 674-4163 or fax 674-8384. houn County Senior Citizens. Come out and support the Calhoun Sr. Citizens. Calhoun Sr. Citizens cookout April 5 The Calhoun County Senior Citizens announces available upcoming trips. Trips are not limited to senior citizens; trips are available to the public. *Jamestown/Williamsburg, VA/ Washington, DC/Lancaster, PA, June 7-15, 2013. Cost: $1,799 single, $1,349 pp double, $1,199 pp triple & quad. *Atlanta Braves & Six Flags Over Georgia. July 4-5, 2013. Cost: $289 single, $239 double, $219 triple or quad. *Hawaii Tour, July 19-27, 2013. Great Price on double Balcony! Cost: Inside, $4,199 single, $2,899 pp double. Oceanview: $4,899 single, $3,299 pp double. Balcony: $5,099 single, $3,499 pp double. *Hard Rock CasinoTampa, Aug. 2425, 2013. Cost: $159 single, $119 pp double. *Golden Isle Getaway (Jekyll Island), Oct. 28-30, 2013. Cost: $619 single, $449 pp double, $419 pp triple or quad. *Callaway Gardens, Nov. 15-16, 2013. Cost: $309 single, $239 pp double, $229 pp triple & quad. *Branson Christmas, Dec. 2-7, 2013. Cost: $1,169 single, $899 pp double, $819 pp triple/quad. Please call 674-4163 if interested in any of the trips.

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Ember Manning per formed a musical selection at the 2012-2013 Florida Womens Hall of Fame upon request to return. Ember sang in 2010 and again on March 20, 2013. Mitchell Manning played for the reception that was held in the Historic Old Capitol. Mitchell Manning resides in Panama City with his wife, Kellee and two daughters, Ember and Sydney. Mitchell earned a degree in Informa tion Studies from Florida State University in 2000 and is currently employed as a Software Developer with CACI Inc. in Panama City. Mitch ell has been employed previously with Ferguson Enterprises Inc. and NASA in Newport News, VA and Bonnier Corporation in Winter Park. He enjoys spending time with his family, playing piano at home and for his church, writing songs and reading. Ember Manning resides in Panama City with her dad, mom, sister and dog, Charlie. Ember is in the eighth grade at Deane Bozeman School where she enjoys Choir, Science and History. Ember loves to sing and hopes to become a Teacher when she grows up. Mitchell is the son and Ember is the granddaughter of the Florida Commission on the Status of Womens Assistant Director Michele S. Manning and her husband, James of Hosford. MARCH 27, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 7 Grand Ridge SPRING FESTIVAL & Easter Egg Hunt March 30 TH 8 A.M. 2 P.M. The Town of Grand Ridge is gearing up for its Spring Festival and Easter Egg Hunt!!! It features an Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. with 3 different age divisions having a total of 12 golden eggs worth $25 each and a coloring contest with prizes. Admission to this event is free, but there are small fees for the childrens activities. There will be no charge for the egg hunt or for the coloring contest. There will be something for everyone including arts, crafts, food vendors, childrens games and activities, and live bunny photos from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There are a variety of activities for children and adults. Vendors will be selling T-shirts, homemade jellies, candles, handmade crafts, jewelry, carnival foods, corndogs, chicken on a stick, shrimp on a stick, corn, sausage dogs, and snoballs. Games and activities for the children will include train rides, helicopter rides, Race Mania, slides, a bouncy house and more. We are inviting vendors to participate. Vendor spaces are $25 each with proceeds going to Sneads High School Project Graduation 2013. Any vendors that wish to participate are encouraged to contact Crystal Avriett at (850) 573-6750 or at crystal.avriett@gmail.com. At John Thomas Porter Park beside the Grand Ridge School Tuxedo Rentals Proms Weddings And more! Adult to Children sizes Many styles and colors to choose from ALTHA PROM order by April 5 and get FREE SHIPPING Create Your FORMAL LOOK at The Diamond Corner PROM DATES Wewa, April 6 Altha, April 13 Fine Jewelry & Gifts Air Force Airman Equasha L. Colley graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Colley is the daughter of Audrey Colley of East Marion Street, Chatta hoochee, and Edward Colley of North West State Road 12, Bristol. She is a 2012 graduate of West Gadsden High School, Quincy. Airman Equasha L. Colley graduates from basic training DILLON BLOUNT Dillon Blount will celebrate his 10th birthday on Sunday, March 31. He is the son of Tonia Parker Blount of Hosford and Sol and Robin Blount of Blountstown. His siblings are Zackery and Jon Blount and Kylee and Seth Harrell. His grandparents are Teresa Sadler, Kenneth Parker and Mary Louise and the late Phillip Blount, all of Quincy. He will celebrate with a Carnival party on Tuesday, April 16 with family and friends at Veterans Memorial Park. Clint Hatcher and Shannan McClain married March 16 Clint Hatcher and Shannan McClain exchanged vows on Saturday, March 16 at the Circle S Planta tion on the Chipola River. They were very grateful to be surrounded by the love of both family and friends. The couple will reside in Altha. Ember Manning performs at Florida Womens Hall of Fame at Capital Emmitt Mims killed this 7 point on buck on Thursday, Jan. 31 in Bristol. He went to shoot a doe, but came back with horns! Emmitt is the son of Richard and Christina Mims of Bristol. Emmitt Mims kills 7-point buck wedding birthday ADOPT A PET ...FROM THE JOURNAL CLASSIFIEDS!

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America was duped into the Iraq War by lies from President Bush and Vice President Cheney. Bush Cheney and their neocon friends convinced America that if the U.S. did not invade Iraq and take care of that despot Saddam Hussein, we were all going to die in a nuclear mushroom cloud. It was all a lie. There were no weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. The best account of the scam ming of America is the book, Curve Ball. The Iraqi defector who claimed that Hussein had weapons of mass destruction de fected to the Germans. The German Intelligence Service named the de fector Curve Ball and warned the U.S that Curve Not to be deterred by facts, Bush Cheney used Curve Ball for their claims of aluminum tubes and other mass destruction devices. During my 32 years in the military, I heard I heard the Bush Cheney de scription of the threat, I knew they were cooking the books. Reminded me of the Cold War days when the intelligence units would predict the Soviet Union invasion of Western Europe. If they were to be believed, hoards of Soviet aircraft, tanks and in across the northern German plain and whup us like a rented mule. in the 32 Squadron in the Netherlands. My squad was, Come on over, and well see who does the whupping. When the Soviet Union collapsed, the world learned that the Soviet Union military forces were a hollow force. However, Amer icas military-industrial complex and political parties need an enemy. The Bush and Cheney great American experi ment in forcing American style democracy on the Iraqi people, Shiites, Sunnis and Kurds, by mili tary force failed. Cheneys promise of a peaceloving, tranquil Iraqi society is a joke. Even the dumbest in Washington, and there are many, should have known that Iraqi society is really three tribes, all of which hate each other. Like it or not, the only force that can foster some degree of coopera tion among these dispirit ethnic groups is a despotic leader like Saddam Hussein. But, it is what it is. The U.S. now owns Iraq. The U.S. has the worlds largest and most expensive embassy in Baghdad which is hidden in the Green Zone behind fences and locked gates. I doubt that few U.S. Foreign dad. The war in Afghanistan is due to end in 2014. Why wait? Does anyone think that the U.S. is go ing to turn the Afghan people or the Taliban into a demo cratic, peace-loving people in the next 12 months. We couldnt accomplish the Cheney transformation in the past 10 years, so, Id say, Too late. What did the 10 years of and money? The Cost of War Project at Brown Uni versity provides answers, but the answers are not what we would like to hear. According to Neta C. Crawford, co-director of the project at Brown University, at the time of the Iraq invasion there were no Al Qaeda forces in Iraq. Now, they are in Iraq, and they attack U.S. support troops, Iraqi forces and civilians. Crawford points out that the invasion of Iraq didnt intimidate the Iranians and North Koreans. Further, the Afghan war has spread into Pakistan. So much for containment and show of force. Corruption abounds in foreign countries when the U.S. tries to buy their allegiance. The Trans parency International Group ranks Iraq as the 8th most corrupt country. According to the Brown University report, from 2001 to 2013 there were 330,000 people killed in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan but this number does not include indirect deaths of thousands of others. In these numbers are 6,656 U.S. military and 6,307 U.S. contractors. There were 26,405 allied military and police and 1,398 other allies killed. Approximately 200,000 civilians were killed and approximate This was a poor mans war. About 1% of Americans fought the war. The other 99% of Americans werent involved. There were no rich kids in this war, just Americas rank and women were deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. About 1.5 million of those are now eligible for of veterans medical cost, money to wind down the Afghan war and Pentagon budget require ments, and when the smoke clears, the cost of All this on borrowed money, thanks to Bush and Cheney. Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL MARCH 27, 2013 COMMENTARY C ORNER Jerry Cox is a retired military OXS Late Night Laughs A RECAP OF RECENT OBSERVATIONS BY LATE NIGHT TV HOSTS. The Cost of War: What did 10 years of ghting in Iraq cost? Corruption abounds in foreign countries when the U.S. tries to buy their allegiance. The Transparency International Group ranks Iraq as the 8th most corrupt country. Harvard was knocked out of the NCAA tourna ment in the second round. But dont kid yourself. This Harvard basketball team went somewhere no other team has gone: to class. JAY LENO There was a big upset this weekend in the NCAA tournament, when San Diego State was upset by 15th seed Florida Gulf Coast University. Yeah, Florida Gulf Coast University. Even the Univer sity of Phoenix Online was like, Who? JIMMY FALLON New Secretary of State John Kerry what do you think? Is he getting the job done? I dont know. Its hard to trust a secretary of state who is not wearing a pantsuit. DAVID LETTERMAN A rattlesnake handler in Texas is recovering in the hospital after being bitten for the 12th time. If youre a rattlesnake handler and youve been bitten 12 times, are you really a handler? Arent you just a guy who doesnt know how to pick up snakes? JAY LENO Monday night was the beginning of the eight-day Jewish holiday of Passover, when God freed the Jews from slavery in Egypt. In other words, his CONAN OBRIEN The average American works six months a year for the government. Think about that. Govern ment employees dont even work six months a year for the government. DAVID LETTERMAN John Kerry visited Iraq and also Afghanistan. Meanwhile, Israeli President Benjamin Netan yahu is meeting with Dennis Rodman. DAVID LETTERMAN A 33-year-old woman in Britain claims to have an allergic reaction to exercise. She says every time she exercises, she has an allergic reaction. Actually, I have that. You know how I treat it? Pizza. JAY LENO The former Pope got together today with the new Pope for a Pope reunion special. They referred to each other as New Pope and Pope Classic. JIMMY KIMMEL Theres a growing trend of older Americans who are using marijuana in their retirement. That makes sense because old people are always talking about their joints. JIMMY FALLON Actress Tilda Swinton gave an unusual perfor mance at the Museum of Modern Art this week end. She slept in a glass box in the middle of the museum all day. If you are in New York, for $20 you can watch Tilda Swinton sleep in a box. In L.A. you can watch Gary Busey pass out in public for free. JIMMY KIMMEL Doctors in Canada were shocked after pulling a 3-inch knife blade from the back of a 32-year-old man. The knife had been in there for three years. Imagine that, the guy had a knife in his back for three years. He must have worked at NBC too. JAY LENO A company in North Carolina is selling a $60 IQ test that people can give their dogs. If you spend 60 bucks on a dog IQ test, maybe YOU should take that IQ test. Theres no way Id make my dog take an IQ test. Hes already busy enough doing my taxes. JIMMY FALLON

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MARCH 27, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 9 COMMENTARY WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND by Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift Same sex marriage & GOP WASHINGTON Its hard to think of any other public policy where attitudes have moved as quickly and dramatically as they have on gay marriage or of its impact on GOP presidential politics. A majority of Americans are now in favor of same sex couples having the right to marry, and politicians in both major political parties are positioning themselves for the next election when opposition to gay marriage will cost votes, not the other way around. for marriage equality in a video message this week is seen as an early step toward a likely presidential run in 2016. The Supreme Court next week will hear challenges to Prop 8 in California and DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act) signed by President Clinton in what he says was a defensive move to head off even more discriminatory legislation. The earth is moving on the Republican side too with Ohio Senator Rob Portmans revelation that he now supports gay marriage after learning two years ago that his college-age son is gay. Portman was on the short list for vice president in 2012, and himself so publicly and prominently for marriage equality, he has made a clear break with the far right of his party, a declaration of independence that could serve him well in the future. The GOP is in the grip of its farthest right members at a time when the country has moved toward more social inclusion and away from the religious right intolerance that motivated the Re publican base for so long. The report unveiled by RNC Chairman Reince Priebus this week, which is titled Growth and Oppor reform but doesnt attempt to overhaul the partys policies, a task that is beyond the capability of the RNC, and would require the involvement of GOP leaders at a time when the iconic conserva tive magazine, National Review, despairs in an editorial that the party is leaderless and issueless. a clear candidate in waiting, some elder whose turn it is to win the nomination and lead the GOP. Mitt Romney was that person in 2012 although it took the party a long time to reconcile his rich guy moderate persona with the strident conservatism that prevails in the GOP. Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is emerging as the folk hero on the right, just as his father, former Rep. Ron Paul has been for the last two presidential elections. Paul is clearly angling to run and he will have a following, though its hard to see how someone who espouses such far-right libertarian views could win a national election. Another Tea Party favorite, Florida Senator Marco Rubio, seems to have more maneuvering room to expand his appeal in part due to his Cuban heritage and his leadership role in the Senate on immigration reform. He and Paul may have to duke could be decisive in the primaries when choosing a candidate who could actually win a national election is the GOPs chal lenge. In the RNC report, Priebus recommends fewer debates so the candidates wont have each other to kick around for the better part of a year. More moderate candidates like New Jersey Gov have a tough time getting through a primary process dominated by the right, but a less known moderate like Portman, newly positioned on the hottest social issue of modern times, might be just what the doctor ordered for the ailing GOP. WASHINGTON -It's the question asked by Gold Star families -the loved ones of our fallen -when I meet them at funerals or public events. It is spoken qui etly by the spouses of grievously wounded soldiers, sailors, airmen, guardsmen and Marines when I visit military and veterans hospitals. And it's in the correspondence I receive from parents and friends of those "Was it worth it?" A decade ago this week, when Operation Iraqi Freedom began, this wasn't a ques tion posed to our Fox News team. While and awe" of precision-guided missiles and bombs hitting Saddam Hussein's capital, Griff Jenkins and I were embedded with U.S. Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 268 and a battalion of Royal Marine com mandos en route to the Faw Peninsula on the largest night helo-borne assault in history. took off from the tactical assembly area in Gibraltar and raced for the border at more than 100 knots, just 120 feet above the ground to avoid enemy radar. My night lens, pointed out over the .50-caliber ma helicopter on our left side went down on no survivors. The seven four U.S. Marines aboard of them Americans -killed during nine years of combat in Operation Iraqi Freedom. with Marine Regimental dad, more than 350 Ameri cans had been killed or wounded. Yet there was still an international and domes tic consensus that coalition forces would capture Sad dam Hussein -and his brutal sons, Uday destruction that had been the casus belli blood and treasure in Mesopotamia by it was "illegal" or, at best, "a mistake." The revisionists overlook Saddam's brutal his well-known use of chemical weapons against Iranian civilians and genocidal attacks against his own people. refuge to vicious terrorists who killed Americans. Abu Nidal, who dispatched as sassins to kill my wife and children, was sequestered in termind of the Achille Lauro families of suicide bombers who blew up "Americans and Jews," was captured troops. Well before the inaugura attack on our homeland, the Iraqi military zones. Reports of widespread corruption in the U.N.'s oil-for-food program were commonplace, as was Saddam's refusal to permit international inspections of suspect nuclear, biological and chemical WMD sites. Allied intelligence services, U.N. inspectors and a bipartisan majority in the U.S. Congress believed that Iraq's deadly weapons programs were still viable in 2003. Saddam want ed the Iranians to believe it. They did, as did many of his generals. these weapons after the liberation of intelligence capability -not U.S. military inadequacy. The decision not to recall defeated Iraqi military personnel to their barracks and enlist their help in rebuild ing their country exacerbated a growing insurgency. The current administration's inability to negotiate a status-of-forces agreement for U.S. military access in Iraq has emboldened Iran. wasn't "worth it." After Saddam was cap tured in December 2003, Libyan dictator weapons program. We were there in 2005 held in the "land between the rivers." The credibility of the global jihad fomented by al-Qaida was destroyed in Iraq. Dealing with today's government in hardly easy -but it's no longer a genocidal threat to its own countrymen, its neighbors or us. Despite security challenges and the chaos in neighboring Syria, the Iraqi economy, educational system and standard of living gradually are improving. The outcome of OIF isn't perfect. The Obama administration still could lose the after we accompanied our troops across "the berm" into Iraq, we still can look Gold Star mothers and the spouses of our wounded in go into harm's way, your American heroes was worth it." THE WAR IN IRAQ: Was it really worth it after all? Common SENSE BY OLIVER NORTH Oliver North is the host of War Stories on Fox News Channel, the founder and honorary chairman of Freedom Alliance, and the author of American Heroes.

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Page 10 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL MARCH 27, 2013 OUTDOORS Jim Woodruff lock to remain closed through April 30 from the U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers MOBILE, AL The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District announced today the Jim Woodruff Lock located on the Apalachicola River in Chattahoochee will remain closed to all vessels as much needed repairs continue. The lock closed on December 10, 2012 and is expected to remain closed through April 30, 2013. The closure is to allow repairs to the hydraulic system that opens and closes the lock gates. However, the repairs were more extensive than originally anticipat ed and that has led to the extended closure of the lock. The closure will continue to the lower Apalachicola-ChattahoocheeFlint River system. Users should make the necessary arrangements in their navigation and recreation plans to ac commodate the delay in the reopening of the lock. The two locks further upstream on the Chattahoochee River, Walter F. George and George W. Andrews, will not be affected by this action. Questions or requests for informa tion may be directed to the ACF Project The Liberty County Courthouse will be CLOSED for Easter on March 29-30. Kathy Brown Clerk of Court 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 Going to the beach? Help biologists monitor spawning horseshoe crabs A ritual dating back millions of years takes place again this spring on Florida beaches. Spring marks horseshoe crabs mating season, and biologists with the Florida Fish and Wild life Conservation Com mission (FWC) want the publics help identifying spawning sites. Beachgoers will likely have the best luck spotting mating horseshoe crabs around high tide, just before, during or after a new or full moon. The conditions around the new moon tonight and the full moon on March 27 will create ideal opportunities to view the spawning behavior of horseshoe crabs. Mating crabs pair up, with the smaller male on top of the larger fe male. Other male crabs may also be present around the couple. Beachgo ers lucky enough to spot horseshoe crabs are asked to note how many they see and whether the horseshoe crabs are mating. If possible, the observer should also count how many horse shoe crabs are mating adults and how many are juveniles (4 inches wide or smaller). In addition, biologists ask observ ers to provide the date, time, location, habitat type and environ mental conditions such as tides and moon phase when a sighting occurs. The FWC asks the public to report sight ings through one of several options. Go to MyFWC.com/Contact and click on the Submit a Horseshoe Crab Sur vey link, then Florida Horseshoe Crab Spawning Beach Survey. You at horseshoe@MyFWC.com or by phone at (866) 252-9326. Through December 2012, the FWC has received 2,607 reports from across Florida since the survey program began in April 2002. Horseshoe crabs, often called liv ing fossils, are an important part of the marine ecosystem. Their eggs are a food source for animals. Birds, such as red knots, rely on horseshoe crab eggs to fuel their long migrations to nesting grounds. Horseshoe crabs have also proved valuable to human medicine. Phar maceutical companies use horseshoe crab blood to ensure intravenous drugs and vaccine injections are bacteria-free and sterile. Scientists are also using horseshoe crabs in cancer research. FWC to unveil photo contest, Control Month with Twitter chat Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wants the public to month of April. This nonnative, invasive species has potential to negatively impact Floridas prey on native species, they also compete for food with economically important species such as grouper and snapper, and they can disrupt the balance of native populations, ultimately causing a cascade effect that can alter habitats. Have you caught a lion fish? Photo graphed one? Want to know more about the lionfish prob lem? Join the FWCs live Twit ter chat from 1 2 p.m. Thursday, March 28. To participate, sign in to Twitter and fol The chat will feature experts, includ ing FWC Division of Marine Fisheries Management biological scientist Mason Smith and public information specialist Amanda Nalley. During the chat, the FWC will unveil reward will be for submitting a photo. Gov. Scott proclaims March 16 Save the Florida Panther Day Florida Gov. Rick Scott issued a proclamation March 6 de claring Satur day, March 16, 2013, as Save the Florida Panther Day. In the proclamation, Scott noted, It is proper all Floridians to pause and plight of the Florida panther and the task of preserving this rare component of Floridas diverse natural resources as a legacy to generations of Floridians yet to come. The proclamation also said preserva tion of the Florida panther, which also is of the people and therefore a mission of their government ... The Florida panther once ranged across the southeastern United States, but is now found primarily in South Florida. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), 100-160 adult panthers remain in the wild, south of the Caloosahatchee River and Lake Okeechobee. FWC and U.S. Fish and Wildlife the population has risen in the past two decades, largely as a result of focused conservation efforts by private landown ers and state and federal land managers. FWCs panther research, management and protection efforts are funded through the sale of Florida panther specialty li cense plates. Money collected from those sales is deposited in the Florida Panther Research and Management Trust Fund to help fund the species recovery from the threat of extinction. To view the governors proclamation or to learn more about Florida panthers, to a panther-reporting website, where the public is encouraged to share their panther sightings and upload pictures Red tide bloom affecting manatees along Florida coast A red-tide event in south west Florida has claimed 174 manatees so far this year. Al though results are preliminary, this is the highest number of red-tide-related deaths in a single calendar year on record. State and federal scientists are monitoring and responding to manatees affected by the ongoing red tide bloom along the southwest Florida coast. To help with these efforts, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) ask the public to be on the lookout for manatees affected by red tide. Signs that a manatee is affected by red tide include a lack of coordination and stability in the water, muscle twitches or its head to breathe. With help from citizens in the area, the FWC and partners have rescued 12 manatees suf fering from the effects of red tide so far this year. The public is asked to report manatees showing the effects of red tide, and any other distressed or dead manatees, to the FWCs Wildlife Alert Hotline at (888) 404-FWCC (3922). State and federal scientists are collecting and analyzing data aimed at better under standing the long-term im pacts of this ongoing event on the manatee population and the impacts of other events including extreme cold snaps from 2009-2011. Manatees are listed as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973. Decades of conservation efforts by many partners have led to population increases, as shown in population models. The growth of the population, and the many conservation measures implemented by the state of Florida, led the Service to begin work on a proposed rule that would reclassify the manatee from Endangered to overall improved status. We are working with the FWC along with other re searchers and state partners to assess what is needed immedi ately in response to this event, as well as what this and other recent events may or may not mean for manatee recovery, said Leopoldo Miranda, as sistant regional director for Ecological Services in the USFWSs Southeast Regional the animals, not the process. tide bloom in late September, the FWC has worked with partners to monitor the bloom and provide up-to-date infor mation to the public about its status. We've got the fence posts to meet your needs. 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MARCH 27, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 11 Moonlight MARKET JEAN WEEKS PHOTOS Calhoun Countys Public Service Employees kicked off Thursdays Moonlight Market in Blountstown with a short parade through the street as visitors arrived to taste some homemade goodies, make a few special purchases from vendors and enjoy a visit with the Easter Bunny.

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Page 12 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL MARCH 27, 2013 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 NOTICE OF SITE PLAN APPLICATION A CONDITIONAL USE SITE PLAN APPLICATION PROPOSING A public hearing on the proposed site plan application will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday April 8 2013 CITY OF BRISTOL, FLORIDA Come in and check out our NEW Golden Pharmacy Happy Easter Designer Greeting cards 1/2 price All Easter Decorations 20% OFF Cavers asked to take precautions to prevent disease affecting bats from moving into state A disease which has killed more than 5 million bats in the eastern United States recently was documented in north level of threat to Florida bats. People who explore or do research in caves are being asked by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Com mission (FWC) to take precautions to moving into Florida. has not been detected in Florida. But WNS can spread by spores found on the clothing and equipment of people biologists. No human illnesses have been at injured or dead bats. caves with equipment or clothing that has been used in caves in WNS-infected states. If equipment or clothing has be decontaminated following the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service protocols on their property can help by requiring that anyone entering their caves use only equipment. Florida has 13 native bat species that play a major role in reducing agricultural can carry human disease. The value of insect suppression by bats to U.S. agri culture has been estimated at between $4 billion and $50 billion a year. found in a New York cave. Research ers identified the fungus which thrives in cold caves with temperatures below 65 degrees Fahrenheit. FWC bi ologists do not know whether Floridas warm temperatures and short winters will protect the states bats from whitenose syndrome. But they are certain that limiting the bats exposure to the white fungus is an important method of prevention. bat called southeastern myotis all roost FWC wildlife biologist. These caves are also important summertime mater nity roosts for southeastern myotis and dian provinces and found in all states adjacent to Florida. The name comes from the white fungus found covering the muzzles and wings of hibernating bats. WNS appears to have the most severe impact on bats during their long how hibernation and WNS are related. very little time hibernating but we have discovered several Florida caves cold enough during the winter months to sup Tucker said. Bats affected by WNS do not always display the typical white fungus ap may appear emaciated or severely dehydrated. Other signs of the winter. People can report dead bats or bats behaving unusually by going Florida bat populations face other and foraging sites. Bats also are particu larly vulnerable during their maternity To protect bats during maternity from April 15 through Aug. 15. Cavers should avoid known bat caves during area of a cave. For additional WNS information, go to www.whitenosesyndrome.org. For more on Florida bats, go to MyFWC. com/WildlifeHabitats and select Spe OUTDOORS April 9 Tallahassee open house to get input on bass regulations Tell us what you think about freshwa ter bass regulations. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conserva tion Commission (FWC) freshwater input during an open house in Tallahassee on April 9. The Tallahassee open house comes on the heels of a series of others held around the state. This is an opportunity for anglers to provide their thoughts and ideas about Florida largemouth bass regulations. Should they stay the same? Should biologist for the FWC. Open houses are available for the let FWC staff know what they think. Anglers are welcome to come into the open house at any point. Theres no set schedule. You can come in for 10 The open house format is casual and for angler input about bass regulations only. We want people to let us know what The April 9 open house in Tallahas For more information, go to the Largemouth Bass Regulations Review page at MyFWC.com/Fishing and click Public invited to hear, comment on plan for Joe Budd Wildlife Mgt. Area The Florida Fish and Wildlife Con servation Commission (FWC) will hold a public hearing in Gadsden County to present the 10-year draft land manage ment plan for the Joe Budd Wildlife comment and ask questions about the Area was purchased in order to ensure vation biolo gist. This draft plan will specify how All lands purchased with public funds must have a management plan to ensure the property will be managed in a manner consistent with the intended purposes of the purchase. regulations are not included in this plan or meeting; those are addressed through a separate public process. To obtain a copy of the draft land management prospectus for Joe Budd For background and more information on management plans and their goals, visit MyFWC.com/Conservation and

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MARCH 27, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 13 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 Enjoy the holiday with family & friends. OPEN Home of the All-U-Can-Eat menu Family Coastal Seafood Restaurant CLOSED EASTER SUNDAY Open for regular business following Easter Come see us for the best seafood and prices around for a really great meal. Lets not forget the true and the miracle of His Wishing you a Happy Easter from your friends at the LIBERTY TIRE COMPANY Best of the Latest Country Charted songs, mixed in with your favorite oldies. WPHK Radio K-102.7 FM WYBT Radio Y-1000 AM the Blountstown High I used to really like duck hunting. I en joyed being out early, waiting on the ducks to start coming in. I appreciated seeing a well-trained dog at work. And Ive never minded cleaning a mess of them. In fact, the only thing that kept me from that I dont like to eat them. Ive cooked ducks about a dozen differ ent ways, based on different recipes that people have assured me I will love. The problem is that they always end up tasting like duck which to me is uncomfortably close to the taste of liver. (P.S. I dont like liver either.) The only time Ive ever had duck that I truly liked was in a Louisiana restaurant but when I went home and read the recipe, I realized that cooking it would be harder and more time consuming than driving back over to New Orleans and ordering it. I also came to the conclusion that the rea didnt taste like duck. Given that, plus the fact that my Lab been too excited about duck hunting for the past few years. But recently I started watching A&Es Duck Dynasty and Ill have to admit that its rekindled my inter est in the duck-hunting world. Its odd because I was fully expecting to not like the show for several reasons. Number one of course is that reality television brought us gems like the Kar wussy fat guy on Whale Wars. For another thing, television and mov ies have a pretty dismal record when it comes to portraying hunters and south making the Robertsons look like direct descendants of Elmer Fudd and the Bev Dynasty for a while. A couple of months ago, however, my kids and several nally convinced me to watch one episode. Imagine my surprise when the show was nothing like I thought it would be. Instead of cringing my way through, I ac tually laughed out loud. Another episode followed immediately and I watched that one too. Then another. Before long, I was hooked. Part of the reason is because the Rob ertson family comes across like a real family. Sure, I realize that a lot of the situations and dialog are probably script ed. Theyve openly said as much in in terviews. But the characters themselves have depth. These arent attention-starved celebrities with oversized egos. Nor are they desperate people willing to humiliate themselves for money. These are entrepreneurs who literal ly carved a fortune out of the Louisiana swamps and now that they have the spot light, theyre using it to emphasize their family, their faith and their favorite pas times. The best part is that they make no apologies for any of it. Its eat, pray, hunt and its presented in a way thats pleas ant, engaging and funny. The only thing I can think of that would improve the show would be to include some tips for cooking ducks. Preferably recipes that make them taste like something else. ---------OUTDOORS JIM McCLELLANS OUTDOORS Down South T.V. show rekindles an interest in duck hunting just dont make me eat one! DUCKS: Dinner vs. Dynasty

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Page 14 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL MARCH 27, 2013 SCHOOL NEWS BES 2nd grade presents Lemonade On Wednesday, March 20 the 2nd grade class at BES presented the musi cal Lemonade. The audience got to meet Mother Goose, Chicken Little, The Rooster, Cinderella, Snow White and the Dwarfs, and many other storybook and nursery rhyme characters. There were songs, dancing and lots of smiles. A great performance by the 2nd grade students! Principal Ladona Kelley proudly announces Altha Schools Kids of Character for the month of Feb. demonstrating the character trait of Resourcefulness: Front row from left: MaKayla King, Kris tina Harris, Amber Waldron, Destiny Cowling, Garrett Webb, Madison Bland. Back row: Breanna Clemons, Mitchell Oakford, Clark Kelley, Joseph Varnum. Not pic tured: Zona Hay slip, Christy Jones, Shaylynn Harrelson, Jayce McLendon. Don't miss this opportunity to get your custom Altha School Wildcat Blanket. They are $40 and feature all the clubs and sports. great graduation, birthday, or Christmas gifts and will be treasured for years to come. Altha School Wildcat blanket on sale now Bottom from left: Elizabeth Bailey and Cole Miller. Top: Shelby Murphy, Breanna Walker and Mary Sewell. Altha culinary students develop Cats Cuisine This year Altha Schools culinary students researched and developed menus from popular food chains. Cats Cuisine spotlighted a different restaurant for each meal. Several restaurants that have been featured are Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Applebees, and Panera Bread. This has proved to be a big success. The last Cats Cuisine this school year will be Thursday, April 4. The menu will be from Outback Steakhouse featuring steakhouse chop salad, garlic mashed potatoes and yeast rolls. The desert will be Chocolate Thunder from Down Under, which is a pecan brownie topped with rich vanilla ice cream, drizzled with warm chocolate sauce. Please RSVP by Tuesday, April 2. The price for this meal will be $7. Call Mrs. Granger at 762-3121 to make a reservation. Above: Regular guests Clara McCroan and Millie Williams are shown enjoying a plate of cuisine. Emily Sewell is hostess for Cats Cuisine at Altha School. The following are Carr Schools students of the month for March: KA Bella Degolyer, KB Jacey Johnson, 1A Angelina Hazelwood, 1B Kaileena Carleigh Shuff-Mayo, 3B Kayson Chapman, 4A A. J. Bates, 4B Michael Carpenter, 5A Caylee Ratliff, 5B Hannah Sapp, 6th Terrell Hope, 7A Samantha Lowery, 7B Taylor McDougald and 8th Julie Smith. Pea Ridge Rd in Bristol, Phone (850) 643-5417 SCHOOL LUNCH MENU Apr. 1 Apr. 2 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: BES ALTHA Althas Kids of Character for February CARR March Students of the month Blountstown Elementary School Dates to Remember March 25-29 Spring Holidays April 5 Family Breakfast April 11 Early Release Day April 15 18 FCAT Test for Grades 3, 4 and 5 April 29 Book Fair Begins CARR

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MARCH 27, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 15 The Altha Lady Wildcats hosted The Panhandle Middle School Conference this past week. On Monday, March 18, the Lady Cats went up against the Tolar Bulldogs. Anna Alday led the team offensively batting 1,000, she went 5 for 5. Celena Carter, Caylynn Reeder, Paityn Parker and Madison Hathaway each had a hit a piece. Josie Hall pitched all 6 innings, allowing 5 hits, walking 3 and striking out 4. The girls played great defensively only allowing 5 errors. After a long hard battle, the Lady Cats came out with a win, advancing on to the championship against the Blountstown Tigers. On Tuesday, March 19 of the tournament and also the championship game, the Lady Cats faced a very aggressive Tiger team, losing 16-6. The Tigers had 11 hits in the six inning ballgame while the Lady Cats were only able to achieve 5. The Lady Cats played good defense only allowing 4 errors. Anna Alday went 2 for 3 and Josie Hall, Madison Hathaway, and Paityn Parker each had a hit a piece. Defensively, Josie struck out 7, walked 2 and hit 2. It's a hitters game and the Tigers came swinging. This young Wildcat group will be together for many seasons to come. We look forward to hearing more great news about these girls. Great season Lady Cats and congratulations on Panhandle Conference Runner-up. Altha Lady Wildcats host Panhandle Conference, win runner-up Blountstown Blasters defeat Southern Explosion in game 1 of 3 last Saturday The Blountstown Blasters defeated Southern Ex plosion of Bainbridge in game 1 of a 3 game series Bainbridge to 3 hits over 4 innings in a 8-7 win. The Blasters pushed Game 2 to extra innings but lost 11-10. Using good control on the mound, Carson Ramsey only gave up 3 runs over 4 innings. Kellen Speights and Trace Mears also pitched well in relief. Game 3 was a rain-out. Trace Mears led at the plate with 3 hits. Offensively, the Blasters had production throughout the lineup. Heath Sims and Dylan Chason had good defensive efforts. The Blasters are in action again in Bainbridge on Saturday, April 6. SPORTS pitching for the Blasters. Malone and Sneads win Chipolas Annual High School 3-point shootout MARIANNAChai Baker of Malone High and Aaliyah Williams of Sneads High are the new cham pions of Chipola Colleges Tenth Annual High School Three-Point Shootout. Malone High junior Chai Baker made 9 of 15 shots to the championship round of the competition: Kent Rogers of Altha, Dimitri Simmons of Blountstown, Cason Moore of Holmes County, Taylor Rousseau of Graceville, Jeremy Wert of Sneads. The following players also participated in the son of Vernon, Keyman Borders of Marianna, Austin Boyd of Bethlehem, Nick Dahl of Poplar Springs and Alex Price of Ponce De Leon. Sneads Highs Aaliyah Williams connected on the womens division. Shanice Mack of Graceville, Curteeona Brelove of Malone, Summer Potter of Bethlehem, Ashtin McMullian of Blountstown also The following players also participated in the womens shootout: Shaniah Spellman of Marianna, Jasmine Belser of Chipley, Kelli McIntosh of Poplar Springs, Ashley Harper of Ponce DeLeon and Mikay la Moore of Holmes County. All mens and womens high school teams from the Chipola district were invited to send their best threepoint shooters to the competition. The winners will have their names engraved on a trophy in the Milton H. Johnson Health Center and on a traveling champion ship trophy which will be housed in their respective schools trophy cases during the coming year. From left: Ashtin McMullian of Blountstown, Shanice Mack of Graceville High, Curteeona Brelove of Malone High, (winner) Aaliyah Williams of Sneads High and Chipola Appreciation Club President Terry Allen. From left: Cason Moore of Holmes County High, Dimitri Simmons of Blountstown High, (winner) Chai Baker of Malone High, Chipola Appreciation Club President Terry Allen, Jeremy Wert of Sneads High, Taylor Rousseau of Graceville High and Kent Rogers of Altha High. Chipola College Brain Bowl wins 6th year straight at State Championship sixth straight year, Chipola College has won the State Brain Bowl Tournament, defeating Va Activities Association Tour nament on March 17. Chipolas six consecutive championships breaks the old Broward College. Broward still has the most state titles with seven. Chipola also set a record for the largest margin the 915-50 win over Valencia. The Chipola team answered 29 of the Chipola MVP Paul Kelson was the David Elhert High Point Winner in the tournament with 1,120 total points and an average of 131 points per game. Kel son also was named to the All-Tourna ment team for the second straight year. Chipola head Coach Stan Young, says, Paul Kelson is the best community college player in the country and maybe the best at any level. Other Chipola Blue team members are: Katelyn Miller, William Singleton seventh in individual scoring in the tournament. eighth in the State Tournament and eighth in individual scoring. Other Chi pola White members are: Bobby Gause, Chipola will next play in the Inter collegiate Championship Tournament (ICT) in Chicago, April 12-13, as one of only six community colleges invited to the tournament. Chipola won its third straight NAQT (Nation al Academic Quiz Tournament) Community College Champi onship Tournament in St. Louis on March 2. Based on that per formance, Chipola received the number 5 seed in the ICT, behind only Harvard, Yale, Stanford, and Brown. Chipola math professor Stan Young is head coach of the Brain Bowl team with volunteer assis tant Dr. Robert Dunkle. About Chipolas run of six intelligent people everywhere. We're in this small community college with just over 2,000 students and were competing with Ivy League schools. It just goes to show you that intelligence can come from anywhere. If you take that and put in a lot of hard work and prepare yourself, it just kind of shows you what you can do," Young said. From left: Becca Delgado, Katelyn Miller, Tournament MVP Paul Kelson and William Singleton. ITS VERY WISE TO ADVERTISE in the Calhoun-Liberty Journal and... CLJ N ews .COM

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Page 16 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL MARCH 27, 2013 Adventures in Disguise Blountstown High School Seniors and Juniors donned theme: Cirque DuSoleil, LEFT: BHS King Mitchell Darnell DAKODA BERG PHOTOS Blountstown High School PROM 2013

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MARCH 27, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 17 The Liberty County Board of County Commis sioners is seeking professional consultant ser vices for Design Services on the Chester Street Sidewalk project. The scope of this project will include the surveying, design and permitting (if applicable) of sidewalk along Chester Street (beginning at the existing sidewalk on Wood man Street and continuing west until Tom Love Road). CONSULTANT ELIGIBILITY: It is a basic in tent of the Countys contracting program that contractors are procured in a fair, open, and competitive manner. By submitting a Letter they are in compliance with FDOT Directive Procedure No. 375-030-006, Restriction on Consultants Eligibility to Compete for Depart ment Contracts. This directive is available onf FDOTs Web Site. In addition to the restrictions be advised of the following prohibition: A con or Engineer of Record is precluded from bid ding on the same project. FEDERAL DEBARMENT: This project is fed erally funded with assistance from the Florida Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration. By submitting a Let executives) is presently suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible or voluntarily excluded from participation on this transaction by any Federal Department or Agency. SELECTION PROCEDURE: This project is covered by the selection process detailed in the Rule Chapter 14-75, Florida Administrative Code Consultants Competitive Negotiation Act, Section 287.055 of the Florida Statutes. Selection will be made directly from Letters of Response for this project. After ranking of the consultants, the contract fee will be negotiated in accordance with Section 287.055, Florida Statutes. Note: vided in this advertisement. Any other meet ings will be noticed on the Countys Web Site. All public meetings will be held at the Liberty County Courthouse, 10818 NW S.R. 20, Bris tol, FL 32321. In order to ensure a fair, com petitive, and open process, once a project is advertised for Letter of Response or Letters of to Ms. Kathy Brown, Clerk of Court, (850) 6432215. RESPONSE PROCEDURE: tants are encouraged to submit the original and three (3) copies of the letter of response to the Court House, 10818 NW S.R. 20, Bristol, FL 32321, by the response deadline, April 15, 2013 at 12:00 p.m., E.S.T. The consultants will be ranked by the scoring committee and ranked based on the criteria below. Selection will be made directly from Letters of Response by the Liberty County Board of County Com missioners. Letters of Response are limited to ten pag es for this project. (length, quantity, quality) (25 points) ing local needs; list of tasks (15 points) points) Letters of Response should at a minimum, include the following information: ment Number. b. Consultants name and address. d. Contact person, phone number and Inter net Email Address. e. Statement regarding previous experience of consultant or sub-consultants in adver tised type of work. f. Proposed key personnel and their pro posed roles g. Sub-consultant(s) that may be used for the project. business enterprises (DBE). i. The outside of the envelope should be marked with Sealed Proposal Chester Street Sidewalk Project LAP Design Engi neer RFP. The Liberty County Board of County Commis into pursuant to this advertisement, Disadvan taged Business Enterprise will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, gender, religion, age, disability, marital status or national origin in consideration for an award. 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 in cluding schools and growers will be accept ed at a reduced rate Please call 674-8075 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 Happy Easter C ITY T IRE C O. Liberty County School Board votes against private contracts for food service, custodial staff from the Liberty County On March 12 the Liberty County School Board (LCSB) voted not to continue contracts with the food service management company, Compass Group, USA, Inc., by and through its Chartwells Division (Chartwells) and the custodial management company, GCA Services Group (GCA) effec tive June 30. After much consideration and a lengthy evalu ation of the current services, the school board decided to bring these servic es back under the management of the school district. During the board meeting a motion was made by Roger Reddick, and sec onded by Logan Kever, not to renew the contract with Chartwells. There was discussion among the board members cussion the motion carried unanimously to approve the recommendation not torenew the contractual agreement with Chartwells. Another motion was made by Reddick and seconded by Tina Tharpe to approve the recommendation not to renew the contractual agreement with GCA. There was discussion among the board and after the discussion the following board Hayes, Reddick, Tharpe, and Kever. Chairman Kyle Peddie opposed the recommendation. The motion carried 4 to 1 to not renew the contract. On March 7 the School Board held a 3 hour workshop to discuss the agenda items for the March 12 meeting. Rep resentatives from both Chartwells and GCA gave presentations to the board on behalf of their companies in an attempt to keep their contracts. Steve Crist, Zone Manager for GCA provided the board with a handout to support GCAs position to try and retain this contract. Eugenie Caroselli, Regional Vice President for Chartwells also gave a handout to the board to support Chartwells desire to continue with their contract. LCSB Superin tendent Gloria Gay Uzzell also made a presentation to the board on behalf of the school district and gave the board a handout to support her presentation. Uzzell stated that we would save money by taking the janitorial contract back in house. She said that the district would begin advertising for additional custodial positions soon, and current GCA custodians will be eligible to ap ply. This is also true for the food service staff currently employed by Chartwells. These positions will be in place on July 1. Superintendent Uzzell said about the current contract with Chartwells, Its the quality of the food. We have been disappointed. I offered Chartwells the opportunity early in November to show me what they could do to improve the quality of the food served to our students. It has not improved, and I dont see it improving. We did it better when we did it ourselves. Uzzell stated that we will be able to hire approximately eight custodians and 10 food service workers and provide them with retirement, insurance, and have with either of these contractors. Its the quality of the food. We have been disappointed. I offered Chartwells the op portunity early in November to show me what they could do to improve . It has not improved, and I dont see it improving. We did it better when we did it ourselves. Liberty County School Superintendent Gloria Uzzell Five Liberty County students attended a National Bullying Conference in Orlando Feb. 27 through March 1. They include Mary Beth Brown, Monte Revell, Levi Brannan, Amber Revell and Ann Marie Brown. Teachers Students attend National Bullying Conference who attended are Tina Rae Goodman, Laurie Brandon, Beth Brown and Matt and Bess Revell.

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SUPER COUNCIL MEETS Continued from the front page Page 18 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL MARCH 27, 2013 May Easter time bring bunches of joy to you and yours, as we celebrate a season of hope, love and renewal. Thank You for all of the kindness youve shown us through your loyal support. In this season of blessings, we count you among ours. Happy Easter We will be closed on Good Friday, March 29 The Calhoun County Becky Smith, Tax Collector & Staff Telephone (850) 674-8242 May Your Easter Bloom with Happiness scheduled at landings to coincide with the paddle wheelers schedule. BIRDING TRAIL While acknowledging that many of the countys residents are more accustomed to hunting birds rather that watching them, Terry announced that Calhoun There is a lot of money to be made in birding, she told the group. When visitors come through to follow the birds, they also spend money on lodging, food, fuel and shopping. She shared some statistics with the group about to the panhandle. than any other state. the states annual orange crop harvest. added to the states birding trail. CATALYST PROJECT Stanley addressed the group on the Rural Catalyst Project and said while much progress has been made with four commercial sites planned, but, The challenge is to attract that initial business. is in the Calhoun County Agriculture Park, will The state has provided free marketing of the COUNTY PROFILE Richard Williams shared some hard facts with the group about employment, sharing some Labor Economic Opportunity. county. in Calhoun County a high school diplomas as their highest level of educational attainment attained a higher than high school education The higher the education, the lower the unemployment rate, he stated. He added that in todays economy, a college degree has about the same value as a high school diploma once did. The problem today is we dont push our kids to go to learn a trade, he said. When kids go off to get that college degree, what do they have to come back to unless they have a family business or plan to teach? he asked. He said things were looking up, noting that while the workforce board does a lot of healthcare and in construction. He said the new welding program at Chipola College will also make a difference in making students more employable. You guys have got it tough for a lot of reasons, he said. Youre not near an interstate, your only fourlane leads into the smallest county in the state and you dont have a port. Yet it wasnt all bad news. Youve got good things, he said, pointing out the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement as one of the noted one business Sheltons Trucking travels all over the country. Another business Oglesby He suggested that instead of looking for a big business to locate here, they work a little harder to attract and help smaller operations. Who do we already have here that we can help to do a little bit more? he asked. stable employment opportunities is a long term process, especially in a small community, he explained. Williams, who works with five counties, commended the group for their efforts Thursday. One thing youve got going for you is the fact that the county, city and school are all meeting together tonight, he said. Having dealt with you just dont see. Later in the meeting, Calhoun County School Superintendent Ralph Yoder agreed it was important to incorporate vocational training and said there should be multiple pathways for students to earn their diploma. He also cited the success of the high schools dual enrollment program with Chipola College, calling it, A tremendous value to families. he would like to see a more streamlined process he had encouraged three employees to do so but they found it was not an easy process. on Central Avenue in the location that formerly housed to Terry. up the community by holding Altha Pride work days. Calhoun County School Superintendent Ralph Yoder refers to a map on his iPad while discussing a project with Preble Rish en gineers Justin Ford and Donald Stanley. TERESA EUBANKS PHOTO THE JOURNAL by listing your unused items in The Journal Email: thejournal Folk Life Days LEFT: Alene Tatum Morris of Kynesville concentrates on her crochet ing as she settles into a comfy rocking chair during Folk Life Days at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement in Blountstown Saturday. BELOW LEFT: Shelia Rzent kowski of Green Bay, Wisconsin explores the historic build ings at the park. BELOW: Volunteer Salt Watson of Crawfordville at the spinning wheel. DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTOS

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OBITUARIES MARCH 27, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 19 RESIDENTIAL USERS of the Bristol Mu nicipal Wastewater System who wish to mer months may apply for an irrigation rate for sewer services by making applica City Clerk, 12444 NW Virginia G. Weaver ness hours now through April 19, 2013. The Sewer Irrigation Rate is determined as follows: A three month water usage aver age will be calculated utilizing the usages re the highest bill and using the 3 lowest bills for determined according to calculation methods Questions regarding the Sewer Irrigation Rate THE CITY OF BRISTOL ANNOUNCES 2013 APPLICATION PERIOD FOR RESIDENTIAL SEWER IRRIGATION RATES IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS Effective April 30, 2013 CHANGES IN SERVICES The Calhoun & Liberty County Health Departments will continue to offer: Family Planning Obstetrics (OB) School Health Environmental WIC & Nutrition Teen Outreach Program (TOP) Tobacco Cessation Community Outreach All existing pre-need and at need contracts are now handled by the Bevis family and staff. will be handled on location at Todd Wahlquist, Rocky Bevis & Ed Peacock Licensed Funeral Directors & Crematory evis Funeral H ome B of Bristol of Bristol Telephone (850) 674-2266 Your hometown funeral home since 1994 Marlon Peavy Peavy Funeral Home & Crematory DONALD WAYNE PARKER HOSFORD Donald Wayne Parker, 63, of Hosford, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2013 in Tallahassee. He was a veteran serving in the United States Army. He was retired as a correc Fire Department. Mary Richards Parker. Survivors include two daughters, Erin Williams of at adamsfh.com. DAVID ALAN SILVERMAN David Alan Silver passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013. He was 1943 to the late Edward verman. He was a retired salesman and had lived in 16 years. Survivors include two and his friend, Nina Hat grandchildren, Andrea Memorialization will Adams Funeral Home charge of the arrange ments. Online condo adamsfh.com. PATRICIA DIANNE PATTY FLEEMAN Apalachicola High School and was a Registered Sur Fleeman. The family would like to thank everyone for their at adamsfh.com. SYLVIA ANNETTE HAMMOND SHULER where she worked for the paper mill until she retired Saints. great-grandchildren. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the church. of the arrangements. BERNICE CHAMBERS grandchildren. Services were held on Monday, March 25 at Peavy of the arrangements. Big Bend Hospice recognized as a We Honor Veterans partner many people to learn that 25 percent of those who die every year in the U.S. are and volunteers to help improve the care serve. The nation is seeing many of the to rise. provides tiered recognition to organiza tions that demonstrate a systematic com practices for providing end-of-life care to ognizing the unique needs of our nations families toward a more peaceful ending. are caring for. are taking a giant step forward in help ing hospice and palliative care providers nations hospices, and that is to provide of care in their preferred setting. As we focus on working together and unite our focus on respectful inquiry, compas sionate listening, and grateful acknowl education of health care staff caring for erans.org. erything asked of them in their mission is never too late to give them a heros welcome home. Now it is time that we step up, acquire the necessary skills and added Schumacher. Big Bend Hospice, celebrating its 30th Anniversary in 2013, has been serving this community since 1983 with compassionate end-of-life care along with grief and loss counselors available to provide information and support to anyone in Leon, Jefferson, Tay lor, Madison, Gadsden, Liberty, Franklin or Wakulla County. If you would like additional information about services, please call (850) 878-5310 or visit www.bigbendhospice.org. Honor your loved ones by making their memory part of our best efforts to defeat cancer. For more information, contact the American Cancer Society. EAST GADSDEN UNIT

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Jack Strickland Chloe Hodge Makanlys Allen Elyssah Harvell Brianna Reddick OUR WINNERS LIST INCLUDES: Hope Tanner Montana Reddick Jack Strickland Elyssah Harvell Makanlys Allen Chloe Hodge Brianna Reddick Crayton Capps Conyers Shauna Joelle Hunter Samuel Harris Hope Tanner Crayton Capps Shauna Hunter Montana Reddick Samuel Harris PANAMA CITYChipola College graduate Casey Lathem has high praise for the Chipola College TRIO programs which put her on the path to college. She Florida State University/Panama City re cruiting students and advising them on their academic paths. Lathem was recruited by Chipolas TRIO program Talent Search when she was an eighth grader at Hosford Elemen tary and Junior High in Liberty County. The purpose of TRIO is to expose students to college experiences, and to encourage college enrollment and success in school. TRIO targets students early in their aca demic careers to help them remain focused on their academic success. TRIO also helps college admissions. Lathem said, Having the support of TRIO allowed my twin sister, Kelly, and I to bet ter understand the process of college-readiness. It is a wonderful program As a student at Hosford, Lathem was visited regu larly by Kristie Mosley, former TRIO advisor, current Student Support Services Director of TRIO. Lathem said, Ms. Mosley and other members of the TRIO staff helped me understand the decisions related to at tending college as well as which college was right for me. Advisors in TRIO take students on tours of area colleges and universities to help them choose the col lege and program that is best suited to their interests. process, scholarships and grants. After graduating from Liberty County High School, Lathem chose Chipola College, where TRIO director Judy Riviere, now retired, advised her through her As sociate in Arts degree. Lathem said, Not only was Mrs. Riviere my advisor, she became a mentor as well. Most importantly, she helped me believe that I could achieve my goals and pursue a bachelors degree. After graduating from Chipola, Lathem transferred to Florida State University in Panama City where she earned with a Bachelors degree in Profes sional Communication in 2012. Soon after earning her B.S., she was hired as an Ad cludes recruiting students to FSU as well as Lathem said, I am truly thankful to have been part of such a great program. TRIO re ally does set the foundation students need to succeed. I feel blessed to have had the opportunity to meet such wonderful people like Judy Riviere, Kristie Mosley, Kristy Pleasant and Mandy Suggs, who really want to help students succeed. I am also fortunate same support for students. TRIO was given its name because it start programs. There are a total of eight pro grams that fall under the umbrella of TRIO. Chipola has two of the eight programs: Talent Search and Stu dent Support Services. A total of 600 students in the program Talent Search. The TRIO program Stu dent Support Services serves 140 students currently enrolled at Chipola. For information, about Talent Search, contact Angie Tyler. For Student Support Services, contact Kristie Mosley. Phone (850) 718-2431 or visit www. chipola.edu. CALL BETH EUBANKS (850) 643-2498 or (850) 570-0235 Tupperware REHEAT & EAT Great for storing all those Easter dinner leftovers and enjoying them through the week. Chipola automotive tech students attend Gator Nationals Drag Race CHIPOLA COLLEGE Page 20 MARCH 27, 2013

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MARCH 27, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 21 PUBLIC AND LEGAL NOTICES 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 ac cepted from 8:00 am March 18, 2013 through 5:00 pm April 1, 2013. All bids must be sealed boat or 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 Lib erty 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 _______________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH JUDICIAL CIR CUIT, IN AND FOR CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA C ase No: 2010-0173-DR Steven Pumphrey, Petitioner and Stormi Pumphrey Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR Petition for Dissolution of Marriage TO: Stormi K. Pumphrey 15349 NW Flossie Pumphrey Ln, Altha, FL 32421 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Divorce has been are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Steven Pumphrey, whose address is 20859 Central Ave. E., Room 130, Blountstown, FL 32424 on or before May 3, 2013, of this Court 20859 Central Ave. E., Room 130, Blountstown, FL 32424 before service on Peti tioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the of your current address. (You may file Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at WARNING: Rule 12.285, Flor ida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of docu ments and information. Failure to comply can result in sanc tions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.913(a)(2), Notice of Action for Family Cases With Minor Child(ren) (01/12) Dated: March 22, 2013 CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, Carla A. Hand By: NB, Deputy Clerk 3-27 T 4-17 CHIPOLA COLLEGE is accepting applications for THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS: Welding Instructor Career Coach Welding Program available at www.chipola.edu/personnel/jobs APPLICATION DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED To obtain an application, contact Human Resourc es at mailto: pippenw@chipola.edu or at (850) 718-2269. Candidates may be subject to a back ground investigation. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Home on the Weekends! All Miles PAID (Loaded & Empty)! Lease to Own No Money Down The School Board of Liberty County is accept ing applications for the following position for the Application listing Three (3) Professional Refer ences and Resume is required. It will need to be submitted in the Vacancies section under Hu man Resources/Careers of the online applica tion at the LCSB website, www.lcsbonline.org. On the Current Job Openings page, click on the Link, under How to Apply beside the position you are interested in applying for. After complet to the position. Resume can be attached to the online application under the Attachment drop 643-5131 or you can bring it to the District Of used, i.e. (Library, One Stop Career Center, Adult School, etc.). Those without computer access may come to the application. Assistance will be provided, if need ed. Reasonable accommodations for completing forms and interviews are available for people with disabilities when requested in advance. For a request for reasonable accommodations, Inclusion Teacher WR Tolar School QUALIFICATIONS: (1) Bachelors Degree from an accredited in stitution. (3) Must provide written references upon re quest from the Superintendent. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of child development and especially of characteristics of children in the age group as signed. Knowledge of prescribed curriculum. Knowledge of current educational research. Ba sic understanding and knowledge of use of cur rent technology. Knowledge of learning styles and skill in using varied teaching methods to ad dress student learning styles. Skill in oral and written communication with students, parents, and others. Ability to plan and implement ac tivities for maximum effectiveness. Ability to ef fectively assess levels of student achievement, analyze test results, and prescribe actions for improvement. Ability to maintain appropriate student supervision so that students have a safe and orderly environment in which to learn. Abil ity to work effectively with peers, administrators and others. COMPENSATION: Salary Range: 31,770,105 Applications will be received from: March 22, 2013 April 5, 2013 (5:00 PM) Employment opportunities are offered without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap or marital status. The School Board of Liberty County JOB OPENING 2 positions Temporary/seasonal work plant ing, cultivating and harvesting nursery stock, trees, evergreens, shrubs including balled and burlap (B&B) tree production from 4/15/2013 to 12/10/2013 at Hidden Acres Nursery, LLC Flem ington and Hillsboro, NJ. Three months of pre vious experience required in the job described. Saturday work required. Must be able lift/carry 75 lbs. $10.87/hr or current applicable AEWR. Workers are guaranteed of work hours of total period. Work tools, supplies, equipment supplied by employer without charge to worker. Housing with kitchen facilities provided at no cost to only those workers who are not reasonably able to re turn same day to their place of residence at time of recruitment. Transportation and subsistence expenses to work site will be paid to nonresident workers not later than upon completion of 50% of the job contract. Interviews required. Apply for this job at nearest State Workforce Agency in state in which this ad appears, or One Stop Ca reer Center 16908 Northeast Pear Street, Suite 2, Blountstown, FL 32424. Provide copy of this ad. NJ Job Order #NJ0816095. JOB MKT. Once again we in Calhoun and Liberty County have had the privilege of being served by the Baptist Mobile Dental Ministry. Their purpose is to help provide caring dental service and a Christian witness to Floridas needy. This year we treated 105 dental patients who received over $25,000 of free dental care. We had one profession of faith and many touched by the compassion of local Christians. We also distributed over 16,000 pounds of food on our pre-screening day, March 7, thanks to Farm Share of Quincy. We also offered health screening through our local Health Department at the pre-screening. The Mobile Dental Unit is driven to and from every location by our Licensed Trans portation/Maintenance Coordinators. They also prepare the unit for operation at each location. Our Project Coordina tor this year was Jennifer Smith of Lake City. Jennifer has full knowledge of the everyday operation and equipment of the unit. The Apalachee Baptist Association sponsored the free services in our area. The Apalachee Baptist Association reserved the unit for our community following the successful clinic in 2012 where we treated 87 local patients. We planned the event by identifying patients and volunteer staff, as well as implement ing a plan for an evangelistic ministry to complement the dental ministry. Each year this bus offers approximately 40 weeks of dental care, crisscrossing the state to meet needs. During a three-year span, more than 250 professions of faiths were made as a result of this ministry. Funding is provided by the Apalachee Baptist Association and the Florida Baptist Convention as well as the North American Mission Board for daily operation. The bus was purchased and built through donations to the Maguire State Mission Offering of the state of Florida. We appreciate our local Florida licensed dentists and dental assistant volunteers that come to partner with us. Dentists across the state are telling their colleagues and others about their rewarding experiences while working with the Florida Baptist Conventions Mobile Dental Clinic: It is a joy for me to work in your mobile dental clinic. It helps me to deeply appreciate all the good things that so many of us have and that we need to help, love and support hose in our community who are in need, said one local dentist. I heartily applaud your ministry through the mobile dental clinic, said a dentist from Blountstown. It was an honor and a privilege to be given the opportunity to provide dental care to those in need. The hard work of set up and organization was accomplished through the efforts of others. Ours was the easy part, made even more enjoyable by the hospitality of the Calhoun Liberty Ministry Center and local churches. The Florida Baptist Convention Mobile Dental Unit, built in the year 1998, trav els across Florida providing free dental care for patients in need. The unit is a continuation of a mobile ministry that has provided free dental care for underserved Floridians since 1973. Thousands of underprivileged patients, at or below the 200 percent poverty level, have received free dental care through this ministry. Yet the ministry of the unit would not be accomplished without the services of dedicated dentists who volunteer their time to help those in need. The Florida Baptist Convention mobile unit is one of the Project Dentists Care Dental Association that helps access dental care for low income Florida residents. Dentists who volunteer may receive up continuing education credit, calculated at one continuing education credit per one hour of patient services. Dentists usually volunteer for a threeor four-hour shift, either in the morning or afternoon. In some locations, such as in migrant areas, dentists work in the evenings when patients can come. Each dentist is asked to bring a dental assistant to help with procedures. The Florida Baptist Convention and its local Baptist Associations cooperate with the Florida Department of Health in providing sovereign immunity for the dentists who work on the unit. This protects dentists and health care workers from lawsuits, since the state of Florida assumes responsibility for any liability. To receive this immunity, certain guidelines and processes must be followed as outlined by the Volunteer Health Care Provider Program. Most of these guidelines deal with the screening of patients, both for income and need. Only patients who fall at or below the 200 percent poverty level are treated on the unit. Each dentist is asked initially to complete a Practitioner Application and sign a form indicating that no fees are being collected. If you would like more information about this ministry please call Roger Phil lips of First Baptist Church of Bristol at (850) 643-5400. tooth extractions, is performed on the unit. When more extensive work is needed, local dentists may volunteer to treat patients in and older, are examined and treated. The state-of-the-art mobile dental unit contains two treatment rooms, each equipped with supplies, and instruments needed for basic dentistry. Mobile dental coordinators are available to assist with sterilization and location of the instruments. Dentists and dental assistants are needed to partner with the Florida Baptist Convention and the Mobile Dental Unit in providing dental care to those who cannot afford to see a dentist. This is one way that dentists can use their professional skills to give back to the community while im proving the health of its citizens. Please volunteer to serve on the unit when it is in your area. THINGS WE NEED: project next year. volunteer. ministry. through your local Southern Baptist church. Dentists & assistants needed to partner with Mobile Dental Unit

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Page 22 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL MARCH 27, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL CLASSIFIEDS To place your ad, call 643-3333 by noon Eastern Time on Monday. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks. Homer Laughlin restaurant ware, several pieces of hard to 7567 or 674-5257. 3-27, 4-3 Vintage soda fountain banana split dishes 1950 or earlier. from National Jeannette Glass 5257. 3-27, 4-3 Decorative Rooster plates hand painted, for decoration only, $8 each. Wall mount hardware or plate stand, $2 extra. Call 6437567 or 674-5257. 3-27, 4-3 Very old metal fan neat for dis play only, does not work, make an offer. Call 643-7567 or 674-5257. 3-27, 4-3 Covered stock pot, 8 quart with colander and steam basket. It frozen food and more. In excel lent condition, $12. Several blue and red table clothes and place each. Call 674-4242. 3-27, 4-3 200 amp breaker box never used, $125. Call (863) 370-2369. 3-20, 3-27 Formal gowns photos available. Call 509-4987. 3-20, 3-27 Wedding gown size 18 from Da vids Bridal, slip and veil included, Call 643-2629 and ask for Mary. 3-20, 3-27 Prom dress size 18, top is pink sequined, bottom is solid pink, $50. Call 643-2629 and ask for Mary. 3-20, 3-27 All coats 50% off and many other great deals Everyone is invited to shop at the Calhoun-Lib erty Ministry Center store on SR 1818. UFN FURNITURE Eight metal folding chairs and one wooden chair, $50 OBO. for all. Wooden wall curio cabi net, $20. Call 674-8376. 3-27, 4-3 ITEMS FOR SALE One guitar with case $50 and 3-27, 4-3 100 VHS movies with two stor 3-27, 4-3 Two formal prom dress, both are black and white, strapless. One is a size 13 the other is a Call 674-8964 before 8 p.m. 3-27, 4-3 Lots of Harry Potter collectibles. Call for details 228-4558. 3-27, 4-3 Various Tupperware, cake saver, $10. Bowl with cov er, $2.50. Ham and turkey saver, and plastic pitcher, $1 each. Call 674-8376. 3-27, 4-3 Antique glass Lance cookie jar, $50. Copper tea kettle, $15. OBO. Two antique crocks, $25 each. Call 674-8376. 3-27, 4-3 Lots of crystal stemware Ceramic pie dish with decorative cover that looks like a pie with strawberries and blueberries, very attractive 11 wide by 1 1/2 deep, $15. Call 674-8376. 3-27, 4-3 Vintage 1950s metal TV snack trays set of six, mint condition, very collectible, $13.50. Call 643-7567 or 674-5257. 3-27, 4-3 Collection of bone handled knives and forks various sets and pieces, nice six piece set of steak knives, prices vary. Call 643-7567 or 674-5257. 3-27, 4-3 Calendar plates, 1955, 1970, 1971 and 1974. Various scenes, very nice, $8 each. Wall mount hardware or plate stand, $2 ex tra. Call 643-7567 or 674-5257. 3-27, 4-3 Beautiful Madonna draped in blue decorative plate, border, mint condition, $14. Wall mount hardware or plate stand, $2 extra. Call 643-7567 or 6745257. 3-27, 4-3 Antique slat back chair with 7567 or 674-5257. 3-27, 4-3 Furniture: solid wood/Salem Maple, triple bedroom chest Farm table. Entertainment cen room end tables. Two wood side chairs. Call for more information to 643-7567 or 674-5257. 3-27, 4-3 Various furniture : Couch, white oversized chair, $250. White cof fee table, very heavy, $200 with each. Chest of drawers in excel able). Call 674-4242. 3-27, 4-3 King size bed fect Sleeper, Bradshaw Comfort mattress in excellent condition, chest of drawers, dresser and very heavy in excellent condi 4242. 3-27, 4-3 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 ances needed at Calhoun-Liberty Ministry Center. Call 674-1818 UFN APPLIANCES Two washing machines $125 each. Call 447-4502. 3-27, 4-3 New Wave oven like new with booklets, $30. Call 674-6242. 3-27, 4-3 Appliances, serie, as seen on TV, excellent condition, $50. Black & Decker toaster oven, $8. HoMedics foot Coffee 10 cup Thermos coffee Call 674-8376. 3-27, 4-3 REAL ESTATE WANTED: Will buy 10 to 1,000 acres, reasonably priced. Immediate (850) 544-5441 or (850) 570-0222 For Rent in ALTHA 762-9555, 447-0581 or 762-8597 Very NICE *2 & 3 BD trailers. With lawn service 5 x 10 ..... $ 27 10 x 10 .... $ 43 10 x 20 .... $ 70 10 x 25 .... $ 90 M & W SELF STORAGE RENTALS Call 762-9555, 447-0871 or 762-8597 7 days a week service UFN BD, 1 1/2 BA Townhouses BRISTOL 643-7740 FOR RENT BLOUNTSTOWN OWNER (813) 253-3258 OWNER FINANCING NO QUALIFYING April 6 at 7 p.m. (First Saturday of every month) 18098 NW County Rd. 12 AUCTION 643-7740 Col. James W. Copeland AB1226/AU0001722 SALE EVERY SATURDAY. 1 & 2 bedroom mobile homes in Blountstown and Bristol. $105 to $155 weekly. Deposit required. All Call 674-7616 FOR RENT House For Sale in BRISTOL Call 643-4362 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 Call Chris Nissley 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, INC. Lic# RM1416924 Carrier Equipment Masters Farm Supply LS Tractor Equipment Committed To Quality Since 1973 (850) 762-3222 fax masters7@fairpoint.net Hwy 71 South on J.P. Peacock Rd, Altha. Day or night, Check out our prices before Holidays, come in or call us. Margies Florist To place your ad call us at 643-3333 Gary Richards, EA MBA Phone: (850) 643-6925 House in Bristol 1-2 people, Phone 643-3825 FOR RENT

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MARCH 27, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 23 Various appliances, Nesco 18 quart, Roaster oven, silver mil lennium, $30. Sharp carousel mi crowave oven, $25. Tater Twister electric curly cutter, $15. Electric Fry Daddy, $10. Call 674-4242. 3-27, 4-3 Electric stove works good, clean, $135. Call (863) 370-2369. 3-27-4-3 Kenmore dishwasher, like new, $100 OBO. Bissell upright carpet cleaner, best offer, like new. Call 643-6485. 3-20, 3-27 Haier refrigerator, 4.5 cubic ft., new, paid $204.23 asking $150. 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 1999 Ford Escort sports edition, 2 door, $1,000. Call 209-8895. 3-27, 4-3 1999 Saturn sports coupe 3 door, gold, runs good and clean, $2,200. Call 379-8308. 3-27, 4-3 TRUCKS 2006 Honda Pilot, runs great, 186,000 miles, everything works, good overall condition, white with olive leather interior, $9,900 OBO. Call Shalene at 482-4050. 3-27, 4-3 2000 Jeep Wrangler red, vinyl top, new tires, very basic. Call 762-8941. 3-20, 3-27 2000 Ford Windstar, runs good, needs minor work, $850 OBO. Call (850) 247-8315. 3-20, 3-27 2001 Toyota Tundra access cab, 4x4 with 142K miles, VGC, $9,200 or will trade for a F250, 4x4 of equal value. Call 962-7894 eveni ngs. 3-20, 3-27 2004 Ford Expedition XLT, leather seats, power split-folding third row seat, 90,360 miles, one owner, garage kept, serviced ev ery 3,000 miles. In excellent con dition, $9,500. Call 762-4533. 3-20, 3-27 2000 Mazda 2500, fast speed, cold air, 53,000 miles, like new tires, in excellent condition inside 8437. 3-20, 3-27 2000 Ford F150, 4WD, automatic, AC, stereo, bedliner and tool box, $6,400 OBO. Call 447-4512. 3-20, 3-27 PETS/SUPPLIES White English/Pit Bulldog mixed puppies, six weeks old, 4 females and 3 males, free to a good home. Call 557-5377 or 447-3324. 3-27, 4-3 Two large dog Igloos $25 each. Call 228-4558. 3-27, 4-3 Three brown African geese gos lings, $20 for all. Call 209-0910. 3-20, 3-27 Bunnies, four available, $5 each. Call 447-1980, leave message if no answer. 3-20, 3-27 Brindle bulldogs, mom and her four puppies. Free to a good home. Call 237-2024. 3-20, 3-27 Two parakeets, includes cage, $25 for all. Call 570-3806. 3-20, 3-27 AKC registered English Bull dog puppies, one male and one female, have current shots and play well with other animals and children. Free to a good home. Email Jack at jaksmith777@gmail. com if interested. 3-20, 3-27 LOST/FOUND FOUND: Three cats two large Tiger cats gray with black stripes and brown noses, one has a bobbed tail. Another cat is gray and white with long hair. All very friendly. Found at the corner of 274 and Porter Grade Road in Blountstown. Call 762-3264 to cl aim. 3-27, 4-3 FOUND: Bulldog puppy, white with pink collar, female. Found south of Blountstown. Call to iden tify at 674-5995. 3-13, 3-20 ELECTRONICS Computer system processor, monitor, all in one printer, two key boards, three mouses, 2 speakers and six cables, $145 OBO. Call 674-6242. 3-27, 4-3 Dell 19 LCD monitor comes with a VGA and power cord in excellent condition, $30. Call 643-4362. 3-27, 4-3 Kicker subwoofers two 10 with 1000 watt Rockford Fosgate amp, paid $550 asking $350. Call 7623630. 3-20, 3-27 EQUIPMENT & TOOLS SAF-T Master 16 foot aluminum extension ladder $50. Electric chain saw with two battery char gers, $50. Call 674-4242. 3-27, 4-3 Murray push behind mower 6.5 hp motor with big tires. Mulcher and mower in one, hardly used, $175. Call 762-8941 leave mes sage. 3-20, 3-27 Pressure washer $70. Polan chainsaw, $70. Call 674-6467. 3-20, 3-27 Weed Eater Lawn Mower low hours, does not crank, good for parts, $40. Call 762-9762. 3-20, 3-27 WANTED Someone to provide lawn care, must have own equipment. For more information call 674-8482. 3-20, 3-27 HUNTING & FISHING Fiberglass house boat, 40x12 ft. with generator, blue, on the Apala chicola river between Blountstown bridge and boat landing, $6,500 OBO. Call 447-1135. 3-27, 4-3 1991 Pontoon boat, 24 ft. with homemade wooden upper deck. Makes a good camp boat. Comes with a 70 hp motor that runs great, Call 674-2716. 3-27, 4-3 14 Jon boat, carpeted, 9.9 Mer cury motor, 50 lb. thrust trolling mo tor, tilt trailer, paddle, two life vests and all safety equipment, $1,350. Call 643-3429. 3-27, 4-3 striper boat with center console. Has a 1997 Johnson 50 hp motor, a 1997 EZ loader trailer, used less than 100 hours in excellent condi tion, needs clean up, $5,000. Call 442-6431 please leave message. 3-20, 3-27 HOMES & LAND 2000 Skyline manufactured home, 3 BD, 2 1/2 BA, laminated place, doublepane/tilt windows, vinyl siding, must be moved. Lo cated in Smith Creek, $26,500. Call 962-7894 evenings. 3-20, 3-27 1996 16 x 80 Mobile Home, 2BR, 2BA, must be moved, $6,500. Call 447-0985. 3-20, 3-27 YARD SALE ALTHA Garage sale, Saturday, March 30 at 15319 NW J.W. Rackley Sreet behind the Al tha Library off Hwy. 274, look for signs. Lots of baby items new and used, miscellaneous household items, some horse tack and much more. THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL CLASSIFIEDS To place your ad, call 643-3333 by noon Eastern Time on Monday. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks. STARSCOPE Week of March 24~ March 30, 2013 Small Town T om A CARTOON BY MIKE BARNHOUSE Fourteen robots and their student inventors gathered in Marianna Thursday, March 21 to compete in the sixth annual robotics contest sponsored by the Chipola Regional Workforce Development Board and Opportunity Florida. The contest challenged teams of students to design, build and operate a robot to outscore their opponents in head to head completion. Tech No Bot from Holmes County High School defeated Wolverines from Chipley High School 65-10 in the Cottondale Highs Avengers defeated the Bulldogs of Liberty County 5045to capture third place. Students were challenged to design and build a robot that could move various size balls into scoring areas as well as lift balls into a scoring tube. Teams played four round robin matches that determined the seeding in a single elimination tournament. in the Log Book competition as well as the Top Gun Award for scoring the most points in a single match. In the Log Book competition teams submitted log books that were graded and then the top teams were also interviewed by judges The contest was started by the CRWDB and Opportunity Florida to give area educators an extra tool to use as they help youth learn how to think critically, problem solve and work as a team. Richard Williams, Executive Director of the CRWDB, said the contest is a fun way for students to expand their classroom knowledge. This contest gives students a chance to put lessons learned in the classroom to use in a way that offers them many challenges they have to overcome, Williams said. It is amazing to see teams between rounds working on their robots and actually applying skills necessary to do well in any occupation that requires knowledge in math, science, technology and engineering. The CRWDB provides oversight and implementation of workforce development programs in Calhoun, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty and Washington County. The board also works with local educational institutions, economic development organizations and local employers to promote our goal of having a highly skilled and competitive workforce. The CRWDB is a non-profit corporation providing job skill training and employment services in Calhoun, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty and Washington Counties. Chipola Workforce Board hosts annual robotics contest

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