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Sheriff's Log............2 Arrest Reports............2 Birthdays, Weddings, a Birth & Service News....4 Community Calendar and Events......................5 Local grant recipients speak at meeting ...........7 Outdoors Down South: A bloody meltdown......9 Find a bargain in the Classieds............14 & 15 W ednesday APRIL 10, 2013 Vol. 33, No. 15 CLJNews.com CALHOUNLIBERTY } J OURNAL THE 50 includes tax Child found in home with strong fumes and dangerous chemicals Three arrested after meth lab discovered in SR 71 residence by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A seven-year-old girl was removed from her home and three people were arrested after investigators walked into a residence filled with the chemical fumes created by cooking methamphetamine last week, according to a report After a search warrant was served Thursday night, small amounts of the drug, along with debris from the ingredients used to make it, were found Earlier that day, an informant working with Clay Harris, 41, of Blountstown and offered to supply pseudoephedrine pills the essential ingredient in making methamphetamine in According to the arrest report, Harris agreed to the transaction and told the informant to also bring some lithium batteries, a necessary part of He told the informant to deliver the cold pills Two hours after the pills and batteries were Amanda McClendon, 34, of Blountstown was spotted walking around a corner of the home as the drivers seat of McClendons car, which was The deputy heard running inside the house when The only person he found was Barbees young daughter, who was taken to stay next door with Fans were brought in and the doors and windows to the home were opened in an attempt to air out the building as investigators began to during a search of the master bedroom: nightstand meth-making process were found in a garbage bag More discarded materials and stripped lithium batteries were found in the kitchen, suggesting that CHARLES BARBEE, JR CLAYTON HARRIS AMANDA M C CLENDON See METH ARREST continued on page 2 A lot of meetings, a lot of support and a lot of caring went into this years Relay for Life event. Volunteers exceeded their $25,000 goal and raised more than $30,000 to go toward cancer research. Survivors, supporters and friends gathered Friday night at Sam Atkins Park to remember those took part and more than 50 survivors joined the celebration. Over 500 luminaries were sold in memory of those struck down by cancer. Turn to page 16 for more on this event. DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTOS TOP: Riley Edwards makes friends with an armadillo as his sister, Audrey Edwards, checks out a turkey decoy that was part of the campsite decor for one of the relay teams. ABOVE, FROM LEFT: Relay participant Courtney McGhee of the Dazzling Does. Tonia Cobb models a handy stash on a stick her team sold. Michael Wahlquist and his sidekick, Christopher, are shown during Fridays ceremonies. Relay for Life Law Enforcement Torch Run Volunteers from the prison staff and local law enforce ment agencies took part in the annual Torch Run this week. A group from Liberty County (right) made the run Monday. The torch made its way through Calhoun County on Tuesday (left) as part of the event to raise awareness for Special Olympics.
Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL APRIL 10, 2013 ARREST REPORTS compiled by Journal Editor Teresa Eubanks CALHOUN COUNTY April 1 Thomas Aldan, failure to appear, CCSO. Douglas Lunsford, posses sion of a controlled substance (meth), possession of drug paraphernalia, CCSO. Theresa McLean, manu facture of meth, possession of less than 20 grams of mari juana, CCSO. April 2 Rhinnone McClemore, VOCR, CCSO. Westley Williams, VOSP, CCSO. April 3 Nicholas Sampson, DUI, al cohol possession by a person under 21, CCSO. April 4 Martha Bishop, DUI with property damage, FHP. Stacey Addington, failure to appear, CCSO. Amanda McClendon, VOP, CCSO. Charles B. Barbee, Jr., child abuse, possession of listed chemicals, possession of meth, manufacture of meth in the presence of a child, CCSO. Chad M. Kinsey, burglary of a structure, petty theft less than $300, CCSO. Clayton Harris, principal in manufacture of meth, VOSP, CCSO. April 5 Kenneth Layfield, VOSP, CCSO. William Vestal, VOP, CCSO. LIBERTY COUNTY April 1 Mackinzie Ross, writ of at tachment, LCSO. April 2 Theresa McLean, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Eric Hamilton, burglary of a structure, grand theft over $300 less than $20,000, LCSO. Rhinnone McClemore, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Angela Howard, holding for CCSO, CCSO. April 4 Stacey Addington, holding for CCSO, CCSO. April 5 Amanda McClendon, hold ing for CCSO, CCSO. April 6 Cody Kimball, possession of alcohol under 21, contrib uting to the delinquency of a minor, LCSO. Sheriffs Log arresting agency. The names above represent those charged. We remind our readers that all are presumed innocent until proven guilty. 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In Memory of Lee Mullis M.D. Smart Lenses SM Dr. Mulliss Smart Lens SM procedure can produce clear vision without eyeglasses. Close-up, Far away & In-between CALL TODAY for a Smart Lens Evaluation Mullis Eye Institute (2 Blks from Jackson Hospital) A suspect in a series of thefts from last year was arrested April 2 and charged with burglary of a structure and grand theft. Eric Hamilton, 29, was living next door to his fatherin-law when several items went missing last year, including a Rolex watch, a .380 pistol and two rings. The thefts were originally reported Oct. of 2012. The property owner said Hamilton had unrestricted access to his home and knew the combination to the safe the jewelry had been taken from. Hamilton later admitted taking and then pawning the Rolex in Thomasville, GA, and taking the two rings to a Tallahassee pawn shop. Transaction forms from property was not recovered. A 25-year-old Greenville man has been charged with the theft of several items taken from a camper and pole barn on NW Baggett Loop in Clarksville late last year. Chad M. Kinsey was arrested on April 4 and charged with burglary of a structure and petty theft. According to the investigation by the reported seeing Kinsey in the area last fall. Kinsey was described as coming out of the woods near the area that was burglarized. The witness reported that Kinsey was carrying an extension cord and a red gas can. Kinsey had been living nearby at the time but later returned to Madison County. Deputy Nate Jordan found that Kinsey had pawned several items last November and learned that he had a history of burglary and theft charges. In February, Jordan and Lt. Todd Wheetley went to believed he was staying. While talking with saw Kinsey running from the home. Kinsey went to a residence next door and barricaded himself in. Family members were eventually able to talk him out of the building and he emerged and was taken into custody on outstanding warrants for burglary and theft out of Bay County. Kinsey admitted to being in the Baggett Loop area last year but denied the thefts. Some of the items reported stolen from a camper in the Baggett Loop area last year included a Toshiba TV, a VCR, a recliner, a kitchen knife set, a crock pot and cleaning supplies. Pillows were taken from the bed and all of the silverware was stolen, along with pots and pans as well as canned goods. Three 100-ft. extension cords and several red plastic gas cans went missing from a nearby barn. Party ends when LCSO Capt. pulls up in yard early Saturday A report of a gun being fired ended a party shortly a residence at CR 67A and Burlington Road in Hosford around 1:24 a.m. Saturday. Liberty County Capt. Tim Partridge noticed a number of people gathered at a mobile home in the area a 911 caller had indicated hearing the shots. When Partridge pulled up and stepped out of his the law! and everyone starting running. When several young people, who appeared to be juveniles, ran into the trailer he noticed a large amount of alcohol set up inside. After speaking to the group, he found most of the party-goers were between the ages of 16 and 20. Michael Kimball, 20, was charged with possession of alcohol by someone under the age of 21 and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Following his arrest, he was later released on his on recognizance. Hosford man charged with stealing jewelry, gun CHAD M. KINSEY Tampa teen found sleeping in car is charged with DUI A 19-year-old Tampa man found sleeping in his parked vehicle was arrested early last Wednesday for CCSO Deputy Nate Jordan was conducting business checks around 12:30 a.m. when he saw a Nissan parked at the Altha Chevron. Nicholas Alexander Sampson did not respond to knocks on the window but did respond after the deputy opened the door, put his hand on his shoulder and shook him until he came to. In the arrest report, the deputy noted there was a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage inside the vehicle. A 1.75-liter bottle of Strawberry Vodka was laying in Sampson said he had been drinking all day in Panama City and was on his way home to Tampa when he pulled over in Altha. After failing a series of roadside sobriety tests, he was taken into custody. Breath samples taken at the county jail resulted in a blood alcohol level of .127. The legal limit is .08. In addition to the DUI arrest, Sampson was also charged with possession of alcohol by a person under 21. ERIC HAMILTON CODY KIMBALL to the CCSO report. The report noted that the highly the child, who was found alone in the residence that evening. During the search of a shed on the property, investigators found a lunchbox that held another reaction vessel and chemicals used to make methamphetamine. CCSO Analyst Carla Scheetz and Deputies Scotty Norris and Bobby Sims assisted at the scene. Following his arrest, Barbee told investigators that he and his daughter are the only ones living at the home. He said home when he does meth. He stated that he had been making said he had last used the drug just two days earlier. He said McClendon was only visiting that evening and denied that he had been cooking methamphetamine that day. Barbee was charged with child abuse, manufacturing methamphetamine in the presence of a child, possession of methamphetamine and possession of listed chemicals. Harris was charged with principal in the first degree by aiding in the manufacture of methamphetamine and was found to be in violation of his state probation. McClendon was charged with a probation violation METH ARRESTS continued from the front page
APRIL 10, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 3 BLOUNTSTOWN LOCATION Telephone (850) 674-5044 BRISTOL LOCATION Telephone (850) 643-4700 F R O M JEMISON HEATING & COOLING CALL BETH EUBANKS Your Tupperware Consultant (850) 643-2498 or (850) 570-0235 Tupperware WILD & WONDERFUL LUNCH SET Give Moms middaymeal routine a makeover with this wild and chic collection. Lunch tote features strap handles, outside zipper pocket and extra thick insulation. Southerland announces legislation to strengthen rural communities WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland, II hosted a press conference at Marianna City Hall Monday to announce new legislation for assisting rural communities with obtaining critical techni ning when undertaking infra structure enhancements, all at no additional cost to taxpayers. Southerlands bill, the Building Rural Communities Act, im proves access to existing funds under the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)s rural development loan program for small communities looking to build or modernize police and munity health clinics and other public services. Rural municipalities, coun try towns, and small farming communities form the back bone of North and Northwest Florida, Southerland said. Unfortunately, across Amer ica many of these bedrock communities are fading away because they cant match the access to infrastructure and ser vices that larger cities provide. Our legislation will make it easier for rural communities to thrive by providing the techni cal assistance and project plan ning they need to strengthen public safety, public health, and public access to upgraded services all at no additional cost to taxpayers. We appreciate Rep. South erlands commitment to im proving access to public safety, health, and community en hancement services for Flor idas rural communities, said Gary Williams, Executive Director of the Florida Ru ral Water Association. His leadership on this issue will be critically important as we work together to build a bright future for small cities and rural areas across our state. "Technical assistance pro viders like RCAP have worked with USDA-RD's water and wastewater program for de cades to make it one of the the federal government, said Robert Stewart, Executive Di rector of the Rural Community Assistance Partnership. Rep. Southerlands Building Rural Communities Act builds on that success by expanding the assis tance that is available to rural communities to address the infrastructure, public safety, and other essential community facilities needs that support growth and economic develop ment in rural areas." USDA Rural Develop ments Community Facilities Program is an important low counties and their partners, said Matt Chase, Executive Director of the National Asso ciation of Counties. Our na tions rural counties appreciate Rep. Southerlands leadership on rural development efforts and support the Building Rural Communities Act, which will assist local effort to build es sential community facilities that enhance economic op portunities and quality of life. Southerlands bill, which is co-sponsored by Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-NC), sets aside 3-5% of funding in the USDAs Rural Development Essential Communities Facilities pro gram for technical assistance. Similar assistance has al ready been utilized to build or upgrade water and wastewater projects in Marianna, Blount stown, Rosedale, and Taylor County. The Building Rural Communities Act improves access to existing funds under the USDAs rural development loan program for small communities looking to build or modernize nity health clinics and other public services. Journal Editor The homeowner said he was trying to scare away predatory birds from going after his small pets but a neighbor saw something else in the sheet that Scott Holcomb hung outside his front door on CR 333 Saturday. The Liberty County Sheriffs Office received two complaints about the display, which featured what appeared to be a black face with red paint depicting blood on a sheet that was wrapped around a basketball, according to the callers. A rope was tied under the ball, which was then looped around a tree, making it hang facing the home of Mackinzie Ross. Ross, who is black, calls the display by his white neighbor a racist hate crime. Ross said the object was made to represent a black man and appeared to be deliberately placed so that it would face his property. Holcomb removed the display after a deputy came to his home but, with his neighbor in earshot, loudly stated, I will put it back up in a few months for Halloween. According to Ross, He said it was his yard and he could hang up what he wanted. Ross said he felt something more should be done, explaining, My wife and I have three small children that live here. Im afraid to allow our children to play outside because we dont know what might be out in his yard. I always hang up stuff in the yard to run off hoot owls, eagles and hawks, Holcomb said. They just took it wrong, I guess. There was no face on it, he said, I just spotted it with black and red paint. He said hes never had any problems with his neighbors and was not targeting them. It had nothing to do with a black person, Holcomb said. Neighbors disturbed by display at CR 333 home
MILAH ABRY POTTER Will and Selina Potter of Telogia are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Milah Abry Potter, born on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. She weighed in at 6 lbs. 9 ozs. and measured 19 1/2 inches long. She is the granddaughter of Miles Jinker and Debbie Potter of Bristol, Harold Tony Fish of Bonifay and Joe and Sheila Camp of Brookwood, AL. Birth days Page 4 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL APRIL 10, 2013 BLOUNTSTOWNS GAGE STEWART Army Pvt. Gage A. Stewart has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, GA. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic combat skills and ing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman. Stewart is the son of Laura Gibson of North College Street, Red Springs, NC, and grandson of Broward Stewart of Northwest Franklin Street, Blountstown. He is a 2010 graduate of Fayetteville Christian School, NC. WEWAHITCHKAS SHAWN R. RICH Army Pvt. Shawn R. Rich has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, GA. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier re ceived training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, and Army history, core values and traditions. Ad ditional training included development of basic com operations and tactics, and ous weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman. Rich is the son of Denise and Jerry Rich of West Lakeview Drive, Wewa hitchka. He is a 2007 graduate of Wewahitchka High School. BLOUNTSTOWNS JOHN JOURDAN Army Pvt. John A. Jourdan has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, GA. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military core values and traditions. Additional training included development of and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman. Jourdan is the son of Ann and Donald Jourdan He is a 2010 graduate of Blountstown High School. U.S. Army Pvt. Kandice M. Shelton has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill in Lawton, OK on Friday, March 29. The soldiers academic and military accomplishments were a direct result of energetic application of sound judgment and newly acquired technical knowledge. The soldiers attention to detail, appearance, cooperative spirit, military bearing, and military courtesy were commendable and Alpha Battery of the 19th Field Artillery Regiments successful mission accomplishments. During the nine weeks of basic combat training, the soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction and training Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, weapons use, map reading and land navigation, foot marches, armed and unarmed combat, Pvt. Shelton has started her AIT at Fort Eustis in Newport News, VA. While at AIT, her MOS will be 15T--UH-60 Helicopter Repairer. She will be trained in the supervision and performance maintenance on UH-60 helicopters (also known as Black Hawk helicopters). Pvt. Kandice Shelton is a 2010 graduate from Altha High School. She is the daughter of Lora Shelton and the late Tony Shelton of Altha and sister to Krystle Shelton. She is the grandaughter of Lenorah Shelton and the late Harold Shelton of Altha and the late Ilona Pitts and late Ellis Pitts of Hosford. Althas Private Kandice Shelton graduates basic training on March 29 SARA-KATE CHESTER Sara-Kate Chester will celebrate her ninth birthday on Saturday, April 13. She is the daughter of Matthew and Lanet Chester and big sister to Dylan. Her grandparents include Stan and Debbie Brannan of Bristol, Randy Weeks of Chattahoochee and Sue and the late Wayne Chester of Sycamore. She enjoys ballet class, singing, taking pictures and swimming. CIERRA NEAL ADKINS Cierra Neal Adkins on Wednesday, April 3. She is the daughter of Charles and April Adkins of Altha. Her grandparents are Ronnie and Kennsese Adkins and Jean and the late David Adkins, all of Altha. She is the great-granddaughter of Jane and the late Monroe Adkins, also of Altha. She celebrated her birthday with friends and family at the Altha Park on Saturday, April 6. She enjoys playing outside and singing and dancing along with her musical toys. ALLYSON DAWSEY Allyson Dawsey will celebrate her 16th birthday on Friday, April 12. She is the daughter of Nikki Creel. Her grandmother is Ann Dunn of Blountstown. Her great-grandmother is Vivian Goodman, also of Blountstown. She enjoys going to the beach, riding vows this Saturday, April 13 at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Bristol. The pair will celebrate their two cultures with special food heritage at a reception following the ceremony at the W.T. Neal Civic Center in Blountstown. All friends and relatives are invited to attend. No local invita tions will be sent. Final plans announced for Nguyen, Foran ceremony on April 13 at First Baptist Christy McAlpin and Jamie Clay start ed with a kiss and now they can't wait to be Mr. and Mrs. Two souls will be joined as one. Forever begins on Saturday, April 20. Call for the scoop at (850) 209-9012. service news weddings Birth Christy McAlpin and Jamie Clay to get married April 20 McMillans NURSERY Hwy. 20 West, 1 mile from old location across from Danny Ryals Real Estate TELEPHONE 674-2454 DANIEL JACOBS TURNING 7 APRIL 12 Happy Birthday DANIEL From your Family and Friends. We Love You! Saturday, April 20 at the SKEET DAVIS ARENA Sam Atkins Park in Blountstown Gates open at 5:30 p.m. & Performances start at 7 p.m. THE 5 TH ANNUAL R ODEO R ODEO Concessions Available Prizes will be given away TELL EM YOU SAW IT IN THE JOURNAL!
MARIANNAThree on a String, a popular bluegrass, country and comedy group will perform at the Chipola Center for the Arts, Thursday, April 11 at 7 p.m. lege Artist Series. Three on a String performs all kinds of music classic old standards, country, bluegrass, and folk mixed with comedy and humor suitable for the entire family. Jerry Ryan, Bobby Horton and Brad Ryan a symphony pops concert circuit. Three on a Strings show into a welltimed, musi cally interesting and funny presentation. Their threepart harmony has a unique and pleasing blend, from a heart-rending country song to an unexpected a cap pella rendition. Online tickets may be printed at home, or with an or APRIL 10, 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. 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Rm across from Courthouse 7 p.m., Dixie Lodge in Blountstown 1:30 p.m., W.T. Neal Civic Center, Blountstown. 7-8 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, Hosford TODAYS MEETINGS 6 p.m., Altha Comm. Center 5-8 p.m. (CT), WT Neal Civic Center, Blountstown 7 p.m., Adult Dance 8-12 p.m. at the Legion Hall in Blountstown BIRTHDAYS Mary Jane Shirk and Tommy Duggar BIRTHDAY Todd McClellan BIRTHDAYS ~ Debbie Bran nan, Michele Smith Manning Train Day Veterans Memorial Park 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bat Appreciation Barbershop Quartet Day BIRTHDAY ~ Hali Smith, Rob Larkins, Donna Arrant, Jennifer Sandusky Day Solomon, Daniels and Black Reunion planned for June 27 The descendants of Henry and Amelia Solomon will celebrate their family reunion Thursday through p.m. where we will fellowship and pay tribute to our family roots. date to the Wyndham Bay Point Resort in Panama City Beach for a weekend packed with fun and excitement. After will follow with participants wearing all white to a banquet, which will promptly begin at 7 p.m. (CT). On Saturday afternoon, family and friends will enjoy a picnic and on Saturday night, a beach party! All The reunion will conclude Sunday breakfast, themed: A Family That Prays Together Stays Together. and mention Solomon, Daniels, Black Reunion or log on to www. ECPWR/SOLOMON/main.wnt. The cost of registration for the Checks for registration should be made payable to Carol Solomon c/o Solomon Daniels Black Family Reunion. For more information contact Btown Blasters win tournament The Blountstown Blasters defeated Bainbridge (Southern Explosion) Bainbridge. championship game. Carson Ramsey, pitched well during the tournament. The Blasters are scheduled for a six team tournament next Saturday in Marianna. The descendants of John Vickery, Frank Vickery and Jimmy Vickery will drinks. Plates, forks, napkins and ice will be furnished. Vickery Family reunion set April 20 School Bulldog Baseball team will be recognized prior to the LCHS baseball game on Thursday, April 11. Game time is at 7 p.m. This will be an opportunity to remi nisce with former players and celebrate the accomplishments of the winningest team in Bulldog Baseball history. Also, come see the World Series ring that one of the former players earned during his time with the St. Louis Cardinals. Calhoun County Chambers April Meeting features Character Council of Florida, Inc. our April Membership Meeting where we will feature The Character Council sional training and learning resources The organization specializes in building workplace morale, teamwork, and train younger generations to build education. The April meeting is Tuesday, April person, and payment can be made at the door. Please RVSP immediately if you plan to attend and will be eating lunch. those attending no later than Friday, Monthly meetings are open to both members and non-members. Please your seat. Three on a String to perform for Chipola Artist Series April 11 BIRTHDAY Trish Corrente BIRTHDAY ~ Kenneth Edwards BIRTHDAY Mary Roe Eubanks Womanless Beauty Pageant Hosford School 7 p.m. (ET)
what future politicians would to do to the Ameri can Republic and our representative form of govern ment James Madison and the framers of the Consti tution would have written a Constitution with more backbone, more gristle and grit. From my reading of history books, I think that Madison assumed that future politicians would have the honesty, integrity and acceptance of responsi bility displayed by the Founders. But the Seven Deadly Sins trumps honesty, integrity and responsibility. Avarice, greed and desire for power permeate political parties. But, I think that Federalists like Madison may have seen the future of the Republic through rose-colored glasses. They should have known better, particularly after the dis senting dialogue put forth by the Anti-Federalists such as John C. Calhoun. Republicans are the modern day Anti-Federalists. They still oppose a central govern ment, believing that States rights trump national sov ereignty. Today, the right-wing chant is for smaller government and no taxes. At both the federal and state government level, representative government is down the tubes. The current inane, moronic budget debate between Presi dent Obama and the Republicans is the classic case of government gone wild. The current performance of the U.S. Congress gives new meaning to ineptness. Republicans would end social programs. You know, those hated entitlement programs, Medicare, Med icaid, Social Security, food stamps, aid to schools. Cutting entitlements is the basic tenet of the cur rent Republican plan to balance the budget. In the budget madness, President Obama has agreed to the concept of chained CPI, which translated means that people on Social Security are going to get ripped. Republicans will be happy to trash senior citizens, but they wont ask the rich folks to pay more taxes. I pre dict that President Obama will give up the seniors and Republicans wont give an inch. President Obama should stop trying to compromise with Republicans who have no intention of compro mising and tell them to stuff it. Obama should use his bully pulpit and remind Americans that the problem is Republicans who refuse to do what is best for the American people. While Obama has the high moral ground in this budget charade, it isnt much high ground because like Republicans, Democrats are owned by corpo rate America. That spinning sound is the Founding Fathers spinning in their graves because politicians have corrupted the Founders concept of representa tive government. Thanks to the Tea Party, Republicans have gained control of the U.S. House and gerrymandering by Re publican-controlled state legislatures has almost guar anteed that Republicans will control the U.S. House until the 2020 census. Republicans control a number of state legislatures and governorships. Democrats and minorities in these Repub lican controlled states have and will continue to have their shorts ripped off. North Carolina has found an other method of suppressing the vote. The parents of college stu dents who vote at the college will have to pay a tax. It doesnt mat ter that state colleges are receiv ing tuition payments from these parents. Republicans cant win on the merits of their beliefs, so they suppress the vote. Cant let those young liberals vote. Suppressing the vote apparently isnt enough to satisfy the Republican desire to punish every sin ner. The Republican dominated legislature has de cided that North Carolina is a sovereign state exter nal to the sovereignty of the United States, and they will establish a state religion. Guess they havent read that First Amendment thing. Seems that this we are a sovereign state is the beginning of the Second Civil War. In the Civil War, cede from the Union on December 20, 1860. How did that work out? I believe secession was resolved at Ap pomattox in 1865. But Americans dont know much about that old history stuff; so, why not give this se cession stuff another go. Republican dominated state legislatures and gover norships have ratcheted up the war on women. Repub licans blather on about small government, but they are willing to post a government agent in every doctors womans healthcare and reproductive rights? The Republican attempt to control all aspects of a persons personal life, particularly women, reminds me of the religious police in Iran that punish women for perceived violations of the Koran. Flash an ankle and get forty lashes. The federal budget issue isnt complicated. There are many areas where federal spending can be re duced. Despite President Obamas the sky is fall ing, my view is that the sequestration cuts are not But we the people should decide what we are willing to pay for. Want a war? Then pay for it. Want Medicare and other social programs? Then pay for it. When the cost of our automobile or home insurance increases, we pay for it. We should do the same for Some combination of reduced spending and tax increases is the answer. Is that possible? Not in our representative government. Page 6 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL APRIL 10, 2013 C ORNER Jerry Cox is a retired military OXS COMMENTARY Late Night Laughs A RECAP OF RECENT OBSERVATIONS BY LATE NIGHT TV HOSTS. If the Founders had known While at a fundraiser, President Obama called Californias attorney general, Kamala Harris, the best-looking attorney general ever. after the comment, the Secret Service added extra Michelle. JAY LENO They give Jay $15 million NOT to host to The Tonight Show. They gave Conan $30 million NOT to host The Tonight Show. I have not host ed The Tonight Show longer than both of them put together. WHERE IS MY MONEY? DAVID LETTERMAN Good news: our buddy Wesley Snipes re member he went to prison in 2010 for tax eva sion he got released earlier this week. The JAY LENO President Obama raised some eyebrows when he called Californias Kamala Harris, quote, the best-looking attorney general in the country. Of course he said it was just a joke. Then Michelle was like, Well, heres another one: Whats black and white and sleeps on the couch? JIMMY FALLON Dunkin Donuts is testing a new food item. A glazed donut/egg sandwich. If it tests well, its gonna be used in prisons as a form of lethal in jection. JAY LENO We have a guy here in New York City who want ed to be mayor so hes trying to bribe his way on to the ballot, laying out big, big money. And the scandal involves three Republicans and two Democrats. Finally, some bipartisanship! DAVID LETTERMAN Tensions continue to mount in this North Korea situation. The U.S. has moved a Navy warship off the coast of the Korean Peninsula. Is that going to scare the North Koreans? If you really want to scare them, dont send a warship. Send a Carnival cruise ship. JAY LENO Delta announced that it is shrinking the size of its bathrooms to add four more seats on every plane. Cuz every time Im in a planes bathroom, three more people in here. JIMMY FALLON passengers by the pound. You stand on a scale, they weigh you, and you pay your fare based on that. In a related story, Governor Chris Christie JAY LENO Remember the movie Jurassic Park about the dinosaurs? Its coming back in 3-D. But you know what? Honestly, if I want to watch dinosaurs run around, Ill just go to a Yankees game. DAVID LETTERMAN Model Heidi Klum was in Hawaii and saved her 7-year-old son from drowning. The rip tide pulled him out, and Heidi jumped in the water and saved him. I was surprised the kid isnt a better swimmer. Hes half seal, isnt he? JAY LENO President Obama said that Kamala Harris is the best-looking attorney general while at a fund raiser. So hopefully, that fundraiser was to buy a really nice necklace for Michelle. JIMMY FALLON Texas Highway Patrol pulled over a tanker rig but when they searched the truck, they found 3.9 tons of marijuana in it. This is why you never ask the cops for directions to Willie Nelsons house. JIMMY KIMMEL NBC announced Jays retirement. And today have to worry. Jay always bounces back and thats what Fallon ought to be worried about. DAVID LETTERMAN
APRIL 10, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 7 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 Committed to: Customer Service, Safety and Lower Rates! rfntbr rfn rrf nttnbnrt brntbt nrtn trnf tbb ftn tbbf ttb ttt ftt nnnnt Mini-grant recipients make presentations at Arts Association meeting held in Bristol The March meeting of the Chipola Regional Arts Association (CRAA) was held in Liberty County where attendees were entertained by the Bristol Ballet, learned the history of the Liberty County Arts Council, and heard presentations from mini-grant recipients from Liberty County. Two of the grant recipients are shown above. Pictured at top is Gayle Grissett, of W.R. Tolar K-8 School. Gyll Moore of Liberty County High School is pictured above. For more information regarding CRAA, contact Dr. Daniel Powell at email@example.com or (850) 718-2257.
Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL APRIL 10, 2013 The meeting was called to order by Chairman Jim Johnson. Present at the meeting were Commissioners Scott Phillips, Davis Stoutamire, Dexter Barber, Dwayne Branch, Attorney Shalene Grover, Clerk Kathleen Brown and Deputy Clerk Charla Kearce. Prayer was led by Robert Hill. Pledge of allegiance was led by all the Veterans present. Motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting held Feb. 7 and emergency meeting on Feb. 26, 2013 was made by Branch, seconded by Barber and carried. The Chairman recognized Fonda Tanner, Betty Ellis, Marcia Wood, Robert Hill and Johnny county for their years of service. Fonda Tanner introduced the new Library Manager, Regina Burgess. Woody Stewart with the VFW 12010 local post requested approval to place the Veterans plaques on the wall of their meeting room at the Civic Center. Stewart said they would not hold the county responsible for anything that went missing and that they would leave no damages behind. Motion to approve and that the plaques remain a part of the Civic Center was made by Stoutamire, seconded by Branch and carried. James Peacock with Crime Stoppers discussed Liberty County and Calhoun County joining the Jackson County Crime Stoppers. They will need a representative from the Committee. Crime Stoppers is funded by the criminals. Motion to join Crime Stoppers was made by Stoutamire, seconded by Phillips and carried. Stephen Ford presented E911 maintenance grant in the amount of $35,099.02 and E911 grant for fall conference in the amount of $1,450. Motion to approve was made by Phillips, seconded by Branch and carried. Monica Wells with Liberty Transit presented Resolution #2013-06 to apply for a Service Development Grant in the amount of $117,029 with no county match. Motion to approve was made by Barber, seconded by Stoutamire and carried. Rachel Manspeaker gave an update on the Health Department and the FQHC. The Health Department has applied for an Enhanced Child Health and Womens Health Grant in the amount of $250,000 and a $35,000 Closing Gap Funding Grant. Manspeaker said they were looking at a $9,000 cut in funding if everything goes as proposed. Aaron Elkins discussed the Sumatra Water Tower repairs. The Board discussed talking with Ricky Stafford to discuss using the seal and getting a cost. Richie Smith discussed a part time person for the next three months of this year. Motion to purchase 6 bases, 2 home plates and 2 pitching rubbers for the Hosford Park and a temporary power pole at a cost of around $800 was made by Barber, seconded by Branch and carried. Motion to approve a three month contract by Barber, seconded by Phillips and carried. Branch and Stoutamire voted no. Motion to appoint Davis Stoutamire and Scott Phillips to serve on the Small County Coalition was made by Branch, seconded by Barber and carried. Motion to approve a donation of $200 to Project Graduation 2013 was made by Branch, seconded by Barber and carried. Attorney Shalene Grover discussed the contract changes for Danny Earnest. Motion to approve sending a letter to Senator Bill Montford requesting assistance on an existing lease with Florida Department of Juvenile Justice was made by Stoutamire, seconded by Branch and carried. Motion to approve sending a letter to the Florida Department of Transportation requesting that they take over the maintenance of Highway 67 from the intersection of Highway 65 and 67 to the Franklin County line was made by Stoutamire, seconded by Branch and carried. Motion to send a letter to Franklin County requesting that they send a letter to the Florida Department of Transportation to take over the maintenance Highway 67 from the Franklin County line to the intersection of Highway 65 in Liberty County was made by Stoutamire, seconded by Branch and carried. Motion to approve the Ambulance Director, Melissa Brown to use the company of her choice if the rates are comparable for ambulance collections was made by Branch, seconded by Stoutamire and carried. Attorney Grover discussed the changes to offense $200, second offence $500 and third offence $1,400. The Board will look over this Ordinance. Commissioner Stoutamire discussed installing a metal gate at the Hosford Park. The Board said that they still wanted to get the prison crew to build a gate equal to the one installed at the Veterans Park. Commissioner Barber will go talk to the Warden about this. Clerk Kathleen Brown told the Board that we will add Tony Arrant to the agenda for the May 9 regular meeting and also have a workshop before the meeting at 5:30 to discuss the School Concurrency Program. meet with the Clerk and one other person to talk about getting the grant back for the Sheriffs The garbage collections are up $10,000 from this time last year. Discussion of garbage to camps and temporary homes was tabled. Senator Southerland said that he could not help Liberty County with the need of a red light at Highway 20 and 67 in Hosford because this is a State issue. a custodian and advertise for a 4 hour per day position was made by Stoutamire. This motion died for the lack of a second. Clerk Brown told the Board that she would like to thank Commissioner Phillips for his help in satisfying the State and not having to return $19,061.87 for Weatherization. Kevin Brown gave an update on Weatherization. Motion to pay the bills was made by Stoutamire, seconded by Branch and carried. Motion to adjourn was made by Branch, seconded by Barber and carried. Warrant List and Numbers Payroll Account 34062 34106 Operating Fund 6629 6809 Weatherization Grant 4722 SHIP Grant 4024 4028 _______________________________ Kathleen E. Brown, Clerk of Court Jim Johnson, Chairman Minutes from the March 7 Liberty Commission meeting The meeting was called to order by Chairman Jim Johnson. Present at the meeting were Commissioners Scott Phillips, Davis Stoutamire, Dewayne Branch, Dexter Barber, Clerk Kathleen Brown and Deputy Clerk Charla Kearce. Prayer was led by Commissioner Stoutamire. Pledge of allegiance was led by Sheriff Nick Finch. Motion to table discussion of Elisa Williams water was made by Branch, seconded by Phillips and carried. Motion for the Board of Commissioners to litter removal of State Highway roadsides in Liberty County and to disburse funds to the Stoutamire, seconded by Phillips and carried. Motion to approve the Recreation Department Policies and Fees (low end cost $30, high end cost $40) for ages 3 6 and low end cost $41 and high end cost $50 for ages 7 13 to play ball was made by Barber, seconded by Stoutamire and carried. Motion to advertise for a 4 hour custodian was made by Branch, seconded by Barber and carried. Motion to adjourn was made by Phillips, seconded by Branch and carried. ________________________________ Kathleen E. Brown, Clerk of Court Jim Johnson, Chairman March 14 special meeting minutes of the Liberty County Commission OUTDOORS BY STAN KIRKLAND The number of bear-related calls received by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) are on the rise in northwest Florida. In 2002, the FWC logged just 118 calls for the 16-county area stretching from Escambia County over to Jefferson County. In 2012, that number rocketed to almost 1,700 calls. Bears are driven by the urge to eat and it doesnt matter to them whether its garbage or other easy sources of food such as bird seed or pet food. The key to keeping bears in the wild and out of your yard is denying them easy access to food. In Wakulla County, which has experienced a rapid human growth and rise in bear complaints in the past several years, two things have transpired to reduce human-bear For one thing, garbage pick-up is now mandatory for all residents. Problems with garbage sitting for days in cans in outlying areas and becoming a target for hungry bears have been mostly resolved. Secondly, Waste Pro, the waste service company in the county, is now making modified and bear-resistant cans available to residents experiencing bear problems. Residents can extra fee, many residents are keeping their garbage secure in the wildlife-resistant cans. In nearby Franklin County, the developers of St. James Bay, a planned residential development that will eventually total almost 500 homes, require the use of bear-resistant cans. To the west, theres no better example of a proactive approach in reducing bear issues than on U.S. Air Force Bases Hurlburt Field in Okaloosa County. Several years ago, Hurlburt resistant garbage cans and dumpsters of all base personnel, and implemented an education program on the dos and donts when living near bears. They were able to document more than a 70 percent decline in calls and complaints about bears. Elsewhere in Okaloosa County, communities and governmental leaders are working with the FWC For example, the city of Fort Walton Beach has retrofitted old plastic-lid dumpsters with reinforced lids to keep bears from raiding them for food scraps. The city is also installing inexpensive gate-hasp hardware on existing garbage cans to keep bears from household garbage. The nearby city of Mary Esther, cans used by city residents. While there are other notable successes in dealing with bears, the key to drastically reducing the number of problems in the future is cooperation between county governmental leaders and waste service companies to make reasonable options available for residents to keep their garbage secure. Providing bear-resistant garbage cans to the public and a willingness by the public to use those cans are the most important components needed to Several years ago, required the use of bear-resistant garbage cans and dumpsters of all base personnel, and implemented an education program on the dos and donts when living near bears. They were able to document more than a 70% decline in calls and complaints about bears. Denying bears easy access to food is the key to minimizing problems The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), with help from partner agen in the Everglades since Thursday afternoon. Scott and Carie Schreck took their children, Drew, Luke and Zane, out for a ride in an airboat at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 5. When the Schrecks did not return later that afternoon, concerned family members contacted the FWC. began searching the area for the family. On Friday the FWC ramped up search efforts with the help of several partner agencies, including Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, Miami-Dade Police Department, Miccosukee Police Department and used several airboats as well as aerial support to help with the search. Early Friday afternoon, a Miami-Dade Fire Rescue helicopter spotted the family in thick brush in the Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area, which is located in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Because of the heavy vegetation, the rescue ef Fire staff were able to free the boat and escort the family safely back to shore. Missing family of 5 found getting lost in Florida Everglades The family spent the night in the Everglades after their airboat got stuck in thick brush last Thursday. As part of my commitment to operate a transparent school perintendent of Schools, and its important for you to have access to these reports. A complete report can be found on our website at: www.lcsbonline.org duct a more extensive review of some of the private provid ers with whom the District has contracted. The results of this audit will be provided upon completion. Thank you for your support of our schools and of our stu dents! State of Florida Auditor Generals Liberty County School Board Financial, Operational, and Federal Single Audit Report for Fiscal Year June 30, 2012
Guys, if you ever want to feel completely stripped of your manhood, you can either start carrying a toy poodle around in a handbag or get a minivan. I never tried out the poodle idea, but I can vouch for effects of the minivan. In 1996, my wife Mary and I had three small kids and fate forced me to give up my four-wheel drive. I replaced it with a Ford Windstar, which was like having the word domesticated tattooed across my forehead. To be honest, Mary drove the van most of the time, but that just meant I had to drive our little red Toyota, which was almost as bad. It was a compact four-door car that got great gas mile age and ran well. It was incredibly practical, but it still looked like something a teenage girl would drive. Obviously, I need a change. So I traded the Toyota for a late-s model fullsize Ford Bronco that was jacked up to accommodate extra large mud-grip tires. The carpet was gone, the seats were ripped and there was mold grow ing in several places. Nearly everything inside was electric and almost none of it worked. Plus, it had an exhaust leak that made it sound like a machine gun when you revved the en gine. In short, it was perfect. Not surprisingly, Mary didnt share my fondness for the Bronco. I even explained that it had a bench seat in the front, so she could sit right next to me. All she said was, Good. Im sure your next wife will enjoy that. Im not riding in it. And she stuck to her guns for most of the time I had it. One Monday morning, however, I had to go out of town for business. It would have been cheaper to charter a jet than buy that much gas for the Bronco, so Mary decided she could handle driving the old blue beast for one day and let me take the van. I should pause here and add a couple of important details: First, I had gone hunting in Blountstown the day before my Monday trip. one around to help, dragged him up onto the tailgate of the Bronco and into the back. The second thing you should know is that the back window of the Bronco opened and closed electroni cally but only when it felt like it. And it didnt feel like it on the way back from Blountstown. The next day, when Mary left to drop the kids off at pre-school, she tried closing it to keep from smelling the to roll up. Big mistake. Remember the deer? Well, apparently a lot of its blood seeped in to the tailgate of the Bronco. When Mary hit the switch, the window emerged from its slot, cov ered in all the grossness left behind from the deer. She said it looked like something out of a horror movie. I can only imagine the looks on the faces of the uptight, yuppie parents at the school. The Bronco might as well have had Helter Skelter painted down the side. Right about then, Mary was mad as a hornet and I was in Jacksonville, happily unaware. As soon as the kids were dropped off, she went straight to the nearest car wash, slammed the door and in an angry growl said, I need this truck washed really good, right now. And make sure you get every bit of that blood off. Mary said the guy slowly backed away and asked if she was all right. She thought he was acting a bit odd, but he got right to work cleaning the old vehicle. It didnt dawn on her until a few minutes killed someone and dumped the body. He ob viously didnt want to be the next one to take a ride in back. about the deer. She also promised him that if there was ever going to be a dead person the back of that vehicle, it would most certainly be the guy who made the mess, not the one cleaning it up. Calhoun County native Jim McClellan grew up hunting, APRIL 10, 2013 Page 9 Big Bend Area Health Education Center will hold its 2nd Annual Health Careers Summer Camp in Calhoun/ June 17-21, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration deadline is Fri day, April 26, 2013. Applications Being Accepted ACCEPTING NEW PA TIENTS www.bristoldentalclinic.com DENTURE LAB ON PREMISES Same-Day Service on Repairs & Relines Bristol Dental Clinic CITY TIRE CO. "Volkswagens to semi's, we handle them all" TIRE STORE! TOYO TIRES "Authorized Dealer" Heating & Air Conditioning (850) 674-4777 Whaley Whaley Home of the All-U-Can-Eat menu 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 for a really great meal. SPECIALTY POSTS Liberty Post and Barn Pole Inc. Phone (850) 643-5995 WE'VE GOT THE FENCE POSTS TO MEET YOUR NEEDS. Marys bloody Bronco meltdown She said it looked like something out of a horror movie. The Bronco might as well have had Helter Skelter painted down the side. Right about then, Mary was mad as a hor net and I was in Jackson ville, happily unaware. from the FWC weekly report for March 29 April 4 JIM McCLELLANS OUTDOORS Down South
The Liberty County High School Army JROTC sponsored the JROTC Area 11 Shouldertion on Friday, March 22. Four local High School Army JROTC in the competition at Liberty County High School. Each team was allowed four shooters. Three shooting posi petition: prone, standing, and kneeling, each from a distance pellets from each of the three The top shooting team and winner of School with 860 total points. The second place trophy was claimed by Holmes County High School with 795 points. Liberty County High School Bulldog Battalion won the third place trophy with 772 points. The fourth place team with 652 points was West Gadsden High School. Liberty County High School Army JROTCs top shooter was Freshman Cadet Tommy Hatcher with a total score of 219, followed by Team Captain and Freshman Cadet Santiago Trejo with a score of 218. The third place Bulldog shooter was Junior Cadet Zachary Kern with a score of 180 and Freshman Cadet Nicholas Pitts placed fourth with a score Nicholas Pitts was the top shooter of all 16 Cadets with a score of 92 points. More importantly, because of the excellent shooting by the four Liberty County High School Cadets, the Bull dog Battalion Shooting Team has been invited to the Army JROTC State Level on Saturday, April 27. Approximately Teams will compete at the State Level Competition. Liberty County High Schools Team Captain Santiago Trejo said, I am ex tremely excited about our team qualifying for the State Level Competition. Were really excited. Tommy Hatcher, the Top Shooter for LCHS said, I couldnt be happier for the entire team. We all did extremely well on March 22 and we are now going to State. Zachary Kern said, Were ready for State Level Competition, well all do well as a team and hopefully well win a trophy. Nicholas Pitts stated, I am extremely excited about going on to the next level of competition and I am proud to be one of the shooters on this team. The Liberty County High School JROTC Senior Army Coach Lieutenant Colonel Bob Quint said, I am extremely proud of these four JROTC Cadets. We have come a long way as a team since my arrival at LCHS JROTC on January 7. These four Cadets came together as a team and they have proven to everyone that they are excellent shooters. They have all earned the right to compete at at Cape Coral on Saturday, April 27. These four Cadets are some of the best shooters that I have ever coached in High School JROTC. Page 10 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL APRIL 10, 2013 SCHOOL NEWS Pea Ridge Rd in Bristol, Phone (850) 643-5417 SCHOOL LUNCH MENU Apr. 10 Apr. 16 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: W.R. Tolars 6th grade students are embarking on an adventure that will teach them how lessons and skills learned in the classroom are translated Grant awarded to the Liberty County Education Foundation, students are planning, designing, and creating a scale model of a concession stand. The student project is in connection with the planning and rebuilding of the new LCHS concession stand. Last Tuesday, about 60 students take measurements and discuss ideas for a new concession stand building with Mr. Kevin Williams. As part of their project, stu dent groups are creating blue prints of their ideas while making sure all building requirements are being met. Once blue prints are made, students will then create a threedimensional model and present their proposed concession stand to the class. On Thursday, students were also treated to a visit from architect Doug Shuler, who shared his knowledge of architecture and design. Mr. Shuler brought books, models, and professional blue prints for students to view while he explained some of the history of architecture. He also displayed several pictures of buildings, both local and from around the world, for students to see the difference in architectural style. Mr. Shuler ended his visit by answering many questions from the students who are preparing for their own adventure in architecture. Tolars 6th graders explore architecture W.R. Tolars 6th grade students have been learning about the basic unit of life cells. the unit, they each created a 3D model of both a plant cell and an animal cell. They were allowed to choose the materials they would make it out of. Some even chose to make something edible. We are so proud of how much they learned and the great projects they turned in. Tolar learns about cells On Friday, April 5 W.R. Tolar held its an nual schoolwide Tropicana Speech Contest. Tropicana begins around March for students in grades 4-6. followed by the grade-level competition. The top three winners from each grade in and six winners from sixth grade competed in their division. Congratulations to all of the participants and winners! While the judges scored, the audience was entertained by a mini recorder concert by fourth grade students. Thank you to Mrs. Gayle and her talented students. The District-level competition is sched uled for Thursday, May 2 at Veterans Memo rial Civic Center. Geiger, Marotta win W.R. Tolar Speech Contest Recently, several teachers traveled to Jonesborough, TN to take part in a three day training to learn about Character Counts! This is a program that the Liberty County School Board is excited to bring to our students in the 20132014 school year. Character Counts! has been around for a long time and was created by Mi chael Josephson to teach the six pillars of character Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring and Citizenship. This program will create a positive learning environment for our students. While we still have great students in Liberty County, we do see room for improvement. Character Counts! works best if implemented countywide. For the next school year, you will be seeing signs of the Character Counts! in the community. It was a great week. We are looking forward to implementing this program into the community. Plans are already underway to train the teachers and decorate our schools and the community with the six pillars of character, said Mary Flowers. RIGHT: on back row, from left: Kristy Pleasant, Chesnee McCaskill, Carrie Davis Marchant (Instructor), Mary Flowers and Shelly Stafford. Front: Mary Catherine Davis and Carrie Flowers. Liberty teachers take part in training for Character Counts! program by Autumn Barlow The Sound of Liberty Concert Band performed at FBA Concert Festival on Friday, March 8. They received an excel lent rating. Eight of the band stu dents preformed solos and ensembles at the FBA Fes tival on Friday, February 8. They received medals and superior/Excellent ratings: Vontris Pierre, Chrissy Barber, Benja min Beckwith, Amberlynn Adams, Matt Campbell, Bethany Schneider, An drew Goff and Chelsea Schwenderman. Students from the Sound of Liberty joined students from surrounding coun ties to participate in the District 2 small schools Honors Band in Marianna on Saturday, January 26. Chair SaxaphoneBethany Schneider, First Chair TrumpetJustin Freels, ClarinetsAmber Finch, Chrissy Barber, and Peggy Hanks. TrumpetChel sea Schwenderman. Per cussion-Alden Boone. BaritoneMatt Campbell. TromboneAndrew Goff. Baritone SaxophoneHan nah Alhalaseh. Sound of Liberty rated excellent ABOVE: Hansen Geiger 1st place, Taryn Kirkland 2nd place and Ariana Martinez 3rd place. BELOW: Emilea Thompson 3rd place, Kelsey Jones 2nd place and Lindsey Marotta 1st place.
by Autumn Barlow and Casey Chepa LCHS JROTC NEWS ROTC is cadet-run. The cadets lead. Colonel Quint and Sgt. Milton are mentors for the cadets. Emily Whittaker is the Batallion Com mander. JROTC has recently been active in Relay for Life for a couple of months. The unit attended Relay for Life Friday at Sam Atkins Park in support of cancer survivors and to help raise money for research. Cur rently, they are preparing for the Olympiad that will take place on Saturday, April 20 in Perry. A couple shoulder to shoulder match. COACH JENNIFER SEWELL GETS 100TH WIN On March 12, 2013 Coach Jennifer Sewell got her 100th win against Blountstown. This is Coach Sewell's seventh year coaching varsity softball. It's nice to get a 100th win, but what made it even sweeter was that it was against Blountstown, she said. Thurs day, April 11 at 6:30 p.m. will be senior night against Mosely High School. SERVSAFE FOOD MANAGER CERTIFICA TION Twenty-seven students enrolled in the LCHS Culinary Arts Class, taught by Ms. Tina Goodman, tion. ServSafe is a food and beverage safety training Food Protection. ence for Food Protection. The ServSafe Food Manager by health departments nationwide. The state requires that all managers employed by a food service establishment must have passed the (pictured above) are Harold Armstrong, Davis Black, Melissa Brown, Josie Bruffett, Haley Gortman, Peggy Hanks, Monroe Hinson, Bayli Holcomb, Brittany Hol ley, Mica Jacobs, Devin King, Alex Marlowe, Josie Montford, Jordan Morgan, Charles Morris IV, Eliza Smith, Jennifer Smith, Hayden Swier, Chase Taylor and Austin Waldroff. THE CLUB IS A FREE AFTER SCHOOL PRO GRAM The Club is a free, after-school program that offers tutoring one-on-one. You can work on credit recovery and class work and homework. The Club does Community Projects like farm share, helping families in the community, and they also offer They have family night coming up and are recently working on helping the kids review for their End Of Course Exams. Ms. Dawn Arrant has helped me oneon-one on homework. I can honestly say that The Club is a great resource, said A'qeyla Grant. APRIL 10, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 11 OBITUARIES ...Because the greatest gift you can give your loved one is peace of mind. Call Todd today for a free pre-planning consultation. We accept pre-arranged contracts from any funeral home, lock in todays prices forever. Affordable payment plans for both cremations and burials. Transferable if you move. www.bevisfh.com TELEPHONE (850) 643-3636 & Crematory evis Funeral Home Bristol B Todd Wahlquist and Rocky Bevis Licensed Funeral Directors In Loving Memory of TRANUM HOWELL MCLEMORE ~ April 4, 2012 Telephone (850) 674-2266 A Hometown Funeral Director You Can Trust and Depend On! Funeral Services with Dignity, Caring and Professionalism. Marlon Peavy Peavy Funeral Home of Blountstown, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2013 in Tallahassee. He was born Sept. 1, 1934 in Gladewater, TX to the late Cleo and Bonnie Rose Waller. He was IT Manager for Shelton Trucking in Altha for many years. He was a very active member of First Baptist Church in Blountstown and was a great Bible scholar. He was a member of the Mens Adult I Sunday School class and was a member of BALL (Be Active Live Longer) Club. He loved horses and he loved to golf. He was preceded in death by his parents, Cleo and Bonnie Rose Waller; and his wife of 46 years, Marilyn Summers Waller. Survivors include three sons, Gerald Waller and his Kimberly of Tallahassee, and William A. Bill Waller, Jr. of Houston, TX; one daughter, Diana McKown of Quinlan, TX; one brother, Harold Waller of Mineola, TX; one sister, Sue Williams of Livingston, TX; six grandchildren, Aaron, Daniel, Trevor and Emma Waller and Chas and Daniel Groebe. Memorial services were held on Saturday, April 6 at the First Baptist Church of Blountstown with Reverend the Florida Baptist Childrens Home in memory of Bill Waller. Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh.com. ADA L u PORT ST. JOE Ada LuVern Jean Whitaker was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Mexico Beach. She was preceded in death by her parents, Julia and one daughter, Minnie Lavern Bishop. Survivors include one son, James Wheeler Murray and Cinnamon Smith of Carrabelle; three daughters, Charlene Wimberly and David Pickron and Rhonda Murray and Allan Burgess of Panama City; one sister, Hazel Smith of Port St. Joe; a son-in-law, Wayne grandchildren. Family will receive friends thirty minutes prior to service time at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel. Services will be held Thursday, April 11 at 12:30 p.m. (CT) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel. Memorialization will be by cremation. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge or the arrangements. CORLETTS ROOFING LLC Reroofs Metal Roof Repairs FREE ESTIMATES (850) 643-7062 from Liberty County High School After starting their year by win ning 4 games in a row and then losing the their next 5, the Liberty County Baseball team has won 9 of their last 11 games to improve their During the current winning streak the Bulldogs have used a common theme: pitching and solid defense. Leading the Dawgs on the mound have been a trio of Seniors. Hayden Sweir, Caleb Barrentine and JoJo Durden have all had quality starts during the streak. Pitching is the key to our success. We are only going to be as good as our pitching allows us to be, said Coach Donnie Coxwell. Luckily we have been getting quality starts from our start ers and we have also been getting really good relief pitching when we need it also. Two of those relievers, Senior Dustin Watson and Junior Monroe Hinson have both been there when for us when they have been called upon to give us quality innings to give us a chance to win games. Another key to the Dawgs cur rent streak is their offense. At the beginning of the year we really struggled scoring runs and getting the big hit with runners in scoring position. It seems that everyone on the team has contributed to the offensive surge. Its not just one person lead ing the way and getting the big hit. It seems that everyone has come up with big hits the last three weeks, Coxwell said. When we were struggling early I think everyone was pressing a bit, the coach com relaxed and making good swings at good pitches and good things are starting to happen for us. The Dawgs regular season is winding down with only two weeks we start the District Tournament. This Thursday we play Bay High at home and on Friday we have our last District game of the season against Blountstown in Blountstown, said Coxwell. The District games are the most important for us. Those are the only games that count toward seeding for the tournament. The Dawgs are currently tied with South Walton for the third seed for the tournament so the game against Blountstown is an important one. The District tournament will be held at home this year. LCHS Bulldog Beat: news from around school Honor your loved ones by making their memory part of our best efforts to defeat cancer. For more information, contact the American Cancer Society. BE?
The 29th Annual Chipola Mathematics Olympiad was held Friday, April 5. Mrs. How ell and Mrs. McGhee took sev eral students to compete in in dividual written tests and team ciphering competitions. The written tests were be tween thirty and forty multiple choice questions; the competi tors were not given the aid of a calculator. Ciphering teams were composed of three students from each of the schools competing. Each team attempted ten separate questions for a maximum of four points each. The two teams scoring the most points were recognized at the awards ceremony. Many of our competing students won awards for their math prowess. The Al gebra I ciphering team, Will McClellan, Colby Tanner, and Trent Woodham, placed second. The Algebra II cipher ing team, consisting of Blayne Cherry, Donavan Ebersole, and Jalissia Ruiz, students were awarded in the individual testing, also. In Algebra I, Will McClel lan placed eighth, Colby Tanner placed In Geometry, Heather Yoder placed fourth. In Algebra II, Jalissia Ruiz placed second, and Donavan Eber Casey Johnson and Brandon Purvis placed fourth. Blountstown High team score. The math competition was quite exciting this year for the students chosen to compete. Mrs. Howell, Mrs. McGhee, and Blountstown High are unbelievably proud of their brilliant students, and they are ready to compete again next year. Pictured here is Mrs. Howell, Mrs. dents that participated in the Mathemat ics Olympia. day, March 12. Thirty-six initiates took the stage and enjoyed speeches from Brandon Purvis, Mitchell Darnell, Casey Johnson, Gordon Yoder, and special guest Mr. Willie Brown. is a high honor in itself for students must maintain a GPA of 3.5 with above-average scholastic standards. students maintain grades but display the four key characteristicscharacter, scholarship, leadership, and service. to come from this new and young group of leaders. This years inductees are the largest group to be in ciety. Mrs. Allyson Howell, the school board, and the rest of the faculty and staff, congratulations to these new members on their achievement! The National Honor Society Inductees: Olivia Atkins, Ashtin McMullian, Anthony Wyrick, Bennett, Ethan Peacock, Katelyn Bozeman, Bradley Pear son, Cierra Brown, Haileigh Pippin, Drew Bryant, Hannah Plazarin, Zach Bryant, Amber Raisbeck, Corey Darnell, Carly Richards, Donavan Ebersole, Audrey Ryals, Cassidy McCausland, Jake Woodham, Chloey McLeod and Alex Wroblewski. Page 12 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL APRIL 10, 2013 SCHOOL NEWS Blountstown High Teen Trendsetters visit BES for fun science activities After reading a book about Teen Trendsetters Which included not being able to use your thumbs while completing several different activities such as tying shoes, buttoning jackets and writing a sentence. The NED Show comes to BES Wednesday, April 3. COURAGE others, and DO your best. Friday, April 5, we recognized students that made the A and A/B Honor Roll for the 3rd nine weeks grading period. BES celebrates 3rd Nine Weeks A & A/B Honor roll Principal Ladonna Kelley proudly announces Altha School's Kid of Character for the month of March demonstrating the trait of discretion. Front row, from left: Macy Oakford, Shayla Carr, Kenyan Godfrey, Mary Windham, Rhyanna Creamer, Braeden Smith. Back row: Liliana Perkins, Jolie Nichols, Deveni Pena, Rachel Wooten, Mallory Dalton, pictured: Luke Hillard. Altha School March Kids of Character FBLA FUNDRAIS ER AT WILDCAT DEN APRIL 20 There will be an FBLA Breakfast/Lunch Fundraiser at the Wildcat from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m. All proceeds will bene Competition. Four students placed 1st at district and advanced to state. Hayden White will be competing in Help Hannah Register and Bre anna Walker will compete in the Digital Design and Promotion. Ms. Dawn and Ms. Faye at the Den for allowing the students this opportunity. MEMBERS OF AL THA WEIGHTLIFT ING HEADED TO STATE Last week our Boys Weightlifting team traveled to Maclay for a to announce that we have 4 guys headed to state: Ronnie Tucker, Jordan Lawton and Tristan Grif and get an automatic bid to state. Trevor Wriston also advances as a wildcard. Calendar of Events FCAT Testing given to K-2 Early Release Day/ Club Day (Student are dismissed at 1 p.m.); Blood Mobile; Varsity Baseball vs. Malone 6 p.m.; Varsity Softball at R.F. Munroe 5 p.m.; FCAT Testing given to K-2 Softball vs. Popular Springs ACT; Prom Altha FFA Horse Career Development Event team placed April 6. Brooke Coleman placed second high overall in the con test, placing second by only one point. Morgan Lewis was fourth high overall in the contest, being The purpose of the Horse Judging CDE is to stimulate the study of, and interest in, equine science. Morgan Lewis, Brooke Coleman and February, beating out 55 other teams for a the last month working on pol ishing their skills in equine knowl edge, evaluating horses and giving reasons. Giving reasons not only requires knowl edge of equine, it also requires the students to memorize and be able to speak in minutes. This event helps students obtain skills that they will be able to use for the rest of their lives. These students will continue to study, From left: Brooke Coleman, Carly Schwartz and Morgan Lewis. Altha students compete at annual Chipola Math Olympiad Altha School competed last Friday at the annual Chipola College Math Olympiad. Johnny Aaron placed 5th in Alge bra I and Cody Mercer placed 7th. Porter Smith placed 10th in Algebra II and Christina Watson placed 9th in Trigonometry. Shown above, front row from left: Christina Watson, Shelby Murphy, Becky Gay, Brianna Yon, Deana Griswold. Back Row: Porter Smith, Cody Mercer, Johnny Aaron, Sawyer OBryan, Jenny Moore. ALTHA BHS holds 2013 National Honor Society Induction ceremony March 12 BHS BES BECOME A VOLUNTEER FLORIDA GUARDIAN AD LITEM FOUNDATION PHONE (850) 410-4642
APRIL 10, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 13 PUBLIC AND LEGAL NOTICES DISPOSITION Notice NOTICE OF DISPOSITION OF ABANDONED PROPERTY PURSUANT TO SECTION 715.109, FLORIDA STATUTES Notice is hereby given to Jim my Ross Gowan, Jr. whether alive as an individual, or if de ceased his heirs or estate that, on April 15, 2013 the singlewide mobile home, bearing Manufacturer VIN# FLA253364 and located adjacent to 17865 Arnold Kelly RD NE, Hosford, Liberty County, Florida, will be disposed by The St. Joe Tim berland Company, pursuant to Section 715.109, Florida Stat ues. 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 publishing fees. The mo bile home must be removed from The St. Joe Company property after submitting proof of ownership and payment. Submit documentation and payment to: Legal Depart ment, The St. Joe Company, P.O. Box 217, Wewahitchka, FL 32465, and received by April 15, 2013. 3-20 T 4-10 _______________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, 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 may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the of your current address. (You 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 cer tain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismiss al 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 ________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 392012CA000077XXXXXX FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. BETTY S. BUNKLEY; et al. Defendants. ____________________/ NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Sum mary Final Judgment of fore closure dated January 17, 2013, and entered in Case No. 392012CA000077XXXXXX of the Circuit Court in and for Liberty County, Florida, wherein FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION is Plaintiff and BETTY S. BUNK LEY; JAMY S. BUNKLEY; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PAR TIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFEN DANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPER TY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Front Door of the Liberty County Courthouse, Highway 20, Bristol, FL 32321 County, Florida, 11:00 a.m. on the 16 day of April, 2013 the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to-wit: PARCEL 1 COMMENCE AT A POINT 432 FEET WEST OF THE SOUTH EAST CORNER OF SECTION 14, TOWNSHIP 1 SOUTH, RANGE 6 WEST; THENCE RUN NORTHERLY 866.0 FEET ALONG THE RIGHT OF WAY OF S. R. NO. 65 TO THE INTERSECTION OF THE SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY OF S. R. NO. 20; THENCE RUN WESTERLY 882.0 FEET ALONG THE SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF S. R. NO. 20 TO THE POINT OF BE GINNING; THENCE RUN SOUTHWESTERLY 150.0 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH WESTERLY 114.32 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTHEAST ERLY 148.6 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTHEASTERLY 110.0 FEET ALONG THE SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF S. R. NO. 20 TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TO BE ONE AND THE SAME AS LOT NO. 3 OF BLOCK C OF ROBERTSDALE, A RE STRICTED RESIDENTIAL SUBDIVISION,LOCATED IN SECTION 14,TOWNSHIP 1 SOUTH, RANGE 6 WEST, IN LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORI DA, AND RECORDED APRIL 1963. PARCEL 2 COMMENCING AT THE SE CORNER OF LOT 2, SECTION C OF UNIT 1 OF ROBERTS DALE SUBDIVISION LOCAT ED IN SECTION 14, TOWN SHIP 1 SOUTH, RANGE 6 WEST, LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA AS DESCRIBED IN THE PLAT THEREOF RE CORDED IN THE PUBLIC RE CORDS OF LIBERTY COUN TY, FLORIDA AS A POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE RUN 40 FEET WESTERLY ALONG THE SOUTHERN BOUNDARY OF SAID LOT 2; THENCE RUN 148.5 FEET NORTH ERLY TO THE NORTHERN BOUNDARY OF SAID LOT 2, THENCE 40 FEET EAST ERLY TO THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID LOT 2, THENCE 148.6 FEET SOUTH ERLY TO THE POINT OF BE GINNING. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SUR PLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY,OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PEN DENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons need ing special accommodation to participate in this pro ceeding should contact the Clerk of Court not later than the proceeding at the Lib erty County Courthouse. Telephone (850) 643-2215 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Bristol, Florida, on January 17, 2013. Kathleen E. Brown As Clerk, Circuit Court By: V. Summers As Deputy Clerk SHD Legal Group P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff PO Box 11438 Fort Lauderdale, FL 3339-1438 Telephone (954) 564-0071 Service Email: answers@shd legalgroup.com 4-3, 4-10 _______________________ NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS The Liberty County Board of County Commissioners will receive sealed bids from any corporation interested in pro viding construction services for the following project: C.R. 2224, PHASE 2 This project will include the wid ening and resurfacing of C.R. 2224. Shoulder re-grading, tive pavement markers, side drain replacement with mitered end sections, concrete ditch replacement, bridge repairs and cross drain extensions are also included. be obtained at Preble-Rish, Inc., 20684 Central Avenue East, Blountstown, Florida 32424, (850) 674-3300. (For questions, please call Kristin Brown at (850) 674-3300 or at firstname.lastname@example.org). The bid must conform to Sec tion 287.133(3) Florida Stat utes, on public entity crimes. Completion date for this proj ect will be 180 days from the date of the Notice to Proceed presented to the successful bidder. All bidders shall be pre-qual ment of Transportation per Section 2-1 of the F.D.O.T. Road and Bridge Construc tion, 2013 edition for: Flex ible Paving, Hot Plant Mixed Bituminous Courses, Grading, Drainage and Grassing, Seed ing and Sodding. Liquidated damages for failure to complete the project on the $200 per day. Please indicate on the enve lope that this is a sealed bid, for the C.R. 2224, PHASE 2. Bids will be received until 12 p.m. Eastern Time, on April 25, 2013, at the Lib Liberty County Courthouse, 10818 NW S.R. 20, Bristol, Florida 32321, and will be opened and read aloud on April 25, 2013 at 2 p.m. East ern Time. Liberty County Board of Commissioners is an Equal Opportunity Employer/ Handicapped Accessible/Fair Housing Jurisdiction. Cost for Plans and Speci The Liberty County Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any and all bids. All Bids shall remain after the opening. All bidders shall comply with all applicable State and local laws concern ing licensing registration and regulation of contractors do ing business to the State of Florida. _______________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LIBER TY COUNTY, FLORIDA. CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 392012CA000050XXXXXX BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SER VICING, LP, Plaintiff, vs. MATTHEW DEWAYNE PER KINS A/K/A MATTHEW D. PERKINS; ET AL., Defendants. ___________________/ NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Sum mary Final Judgment of fore closure dated March 7, 2013, and entered in Case No. 392012CA000050XXXXXX of the Circuit Court in and for Lib erty County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP is Plaintiff and MATTHEW DEWAYNE PERKINS A/K/A MATTHEW D. PERKINS; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UN KNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defen dants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Front Door of the Liberty County Courthouse, Highway 20, Bristol, FL 32321 County, Florida, 11:00 a.m. on the 23 day of April, 2013, the follow ing described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judg ment, to-wit: ALL THAT CERTAIN LOT OR PARCEL OF LAND SITU ATED IN THE COUNTY OF LIBERTY, AND STATE OF FLORIDA, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS, TO-WIT: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF ESTIFFANULGA LAKESIDE EST. PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 24, LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA, THENCE RUN SOUTH 64 DE GREES 43 MINUTES 00 SEC ONDS WEST ALONG THE NORTHERLY BOUNDARY OF STATE ROAD 333, 681.0 FEET TO A POINT, THENCE NORTH 25 DEGREES 17 MIN UTES 00 SECONDS WEST 100.31 FEET TO A POINT, THENCE NORTH 73 DE GREES 14 MINUTES 07 SEC ONDS WEST 376.02 FEET TO A POINT, THENCE NORTH 64 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 40 SECONDS WEST 132.0 FEET TO A POINT, THENCE NORTH 60 DEGREES 12 MINUTES 40 SECONDS WEST 435.48 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 55 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 294.02 FEET TO THE POINT OF BE GINNING, THENCE SOUTH 55 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 204.67 FEET TO A POINT, THENCE NORTH 18 DEGREES 15 MIN UTES 50 SECONDS WEST 360.24 FEET TO A POINT ON THE SOUTH BOUNDARY OF A COUNTY ROAD, THENCE NORTHEASTERLY ALONG A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE LEFT HAVING A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 18 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 00 SECONDS AND A RADIUS OF 306.86 FEET FOR AN ARC DISTANCE OF 106.12 FEET TO A POINT, THENCE SOUTH 34 DE GREES 26 MINUTES 47 SEC ONDS EAST 330.02 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROP ERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. In accordance with the Ameri cans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should con tact the Clerk ofthe Court not prior to the proceeding at the Liberty County Courthouse. Telephone (850) 643-2215 or (800) 955-8770 via Florida Re lay Service. DATED at Bristol, Florida on March 7, 2013. Kathleen E. Brown As Clerk, Circuit Court By: V. Summers As Deputy Clerk SHD Legal Group P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff PO BOX 11438 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33339-1438 Telephone (954) 564-0071 Service E-mail: answers@ shdlegalgroup.com 4-10, 4-17 _______________________ REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FDOT FPID No. 429855-1-38-01 The Liberty County Board of County Commissioners is seeking professional consul tant services for Design Ser vices on the Chester Street Sidewalk project. The scope of this project will include the surveying, design and permit ting (if applicable) of sidewalk along Chester Street (begin ning at the existing sidewalk on Woodman Street and continu ing west until Tom Love Road). CONSULTANT ELIGIBIL ITY: 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 of Response, the Consultants pliance with FDOT Directive Procedure No. 375-030-006, Restriction on Consultants Eli gibility to Compete for Depart ment Contracts. This directive is available on FDOTs Web Site. In addition to the restric No. 375-030-006, please be advised of the following prohi or Engineer of Record is pre cluded from bidding on the same project. FEDERAL DEBARMENT: This project is federally funded with assistance from the Florida Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Ad ministration. By submitting a Letter of Response, the consul tors, or executives) is pres ently 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, Flor ida Administrative Code Con sultants Competitive Negotia tion Act, Section 287.055 of the Florida Statutes. Selection will be made directly from Letters of Response for this project. Af ter ranking of the consultants, the contract fee will be negoti ated in accordance with Sec tion 287.055, Florida Statutes. Note: and time is provided in this ad vertisement. 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, Bristol, FL 32321. In order to ensure a fair, competitive, and open process, once a project is advertised for Letter of Response or Letters nications between interested directed to Ms. Kathy Brown, Clerk of Court, (850) 643-2215. RESPONSE PROCEDURE: couraged to submit the original and three (3) copies of the let ter of response to the Liberty County 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 commit tee 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. neering experience (length, quantity, quality) (25 points) approach to meeting lo cal needs; list of tasks (15 points) points) edge (15 points) conditions (10 points) points) Letters of Response should at a minimum, include the following information: a. Project Name/DOT Fi nancial Management Num ber. b. Consultants name and address. c. Proposed responsible of d. Contact person, phone number and Internet Email Address. e. Statement regarding pre vious experience of consul tant or sub-consultants in advertised type of work. f. Proposed key personnel and their proposed roles g. Sub-consultant(s) that may be used for the project. h. Indication as to whether consultants are disadvan tages business enterprises (DBE). i. The outside of the enve lope should be marked with Sealed Proposal Chester Street Sidewalk Project LAP Design Engineer RFP. The Liberty County Board of County Commissioners hereby contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, Disad vantaged 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 con sideration for an award. 4-10 _______________________________ NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT ORDINANCE 2013-03 Notice is given that the Board of County Commissioners of Liberty County, Florida, pro poses to adopt the following Ordinance: AN ORDINANCE BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COM MISSIONERS OF LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMEND ING THE LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA CODE OF ORDI NANCES TO REPEAL THE LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA ORDINANCE NUMBER 9107 FLOOD DAMAGE PRE VENTION ORDINANCE; TO ADOPT A NEW LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA FLOOD PLAIN MANAGEMENT ORDI NANCE; TO ADOPT FLOOD HAZARD MAPS, TO DESIG NATE A FLOODPLAIN AD MINISTRATOR, TO ADOPT PROCEDURES AND CRI TERIA FOR DEVELOPMENT IN FLOOD HAZARD AREAS, AND FOR OTHER PUR POSES; TO ADOPT LOCAL ADMINISTRATIVE AMEND MENTS TO THE FLORIDA BUILDING CODE; PROVID ING FOR APPLICABILITY; REPEALER; SEVERABILITY; AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE. the Ordinance will be held at 5:00 p.m. eastern stan dard time, on April 18, 2013, at the Liberty County Court house, Highway 20, Bristol, FL 32321. The second public hearing on the Ordinance will be held at 6:00 p.m. eastern standard time on May 9, 2013, at the Liberty County Courthouse, Highway 20, Bristol, FL 32321. All interested persons are in vited to attend. A copy of the proposed Ordinance may be reviewed at the Board of Coun Liberty County Courthouse. In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommoda tion or an interpreter to partici pate in this proceeding should contact the County Commis 5404 at least seven days prior to the date of the hearing. Per sons are advised that if they decide to appeal any decisions made at this hearing, they will need a record of the proceed ings, and for such purposes, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the pro ceedings is made which record includes the testimony and evi dence upon which the appeal is to be based. Dated this 5th day of April, 2013. Liberty County, Florida Kathleen E. Brown, Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners PUBLIC AUCTION Jamies Auto Repair will hold a public auction on May 17, 2013 at 9 a.m. (ET). 2001 4-door Nisan Maxima Vin# JN1DA31D42T404120 Our auction will be held at Jamies Auto Repair at 12395 Baker Street, Bristol, FL. Jamies Auto Repair reserves the right to reject any and all bids. The Calhoun-Liberty Journal 4-10. If you need any more information on the above vehicle, please call (850) 643-6495 ask for Jamie Best of the Latest Country Charted songs, mixed in with your favorite oldies. K102.7 FM Hometown News, weather and river readings at 8 a.m. ET. Our daily newscast also airs at 1 p.m. and again at 5 p.m. ET. Swap Shop with Ruth from 9-10 a.m. ET (sometimes even longer!) Buy, Sell, Trade or Give Stuff Away. K102.7 is the voice of the Liberty County Bulldogs, the Blountstown High Tigers, Florida Gators and the Miami Dolphins WPHK Radio WYBT Radio
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Call 643-7567 or 674-5257. 4-10, 4-17 Treadmill 4-10, 4-17 Above ground swimming pool, oval shape, has new liner in for $225. Call 447-2025. 4-10, 4-17 Bed covers, three beautiful piec duvet, one shower curtain and one under the mattress queen 100% white cotton with scalloped 3554 located in Bristol. 4-10, 4-17 Colonial doll house completed, includes items to complete project. Call 643-5479 for more information. 4-3, 4-10 other great deals invited to shop at the Calhoun-Lib 1818. UFN FURNITURE Couch white with blue stripes, 674-4242. 4-10, 4-17 Coffee table, Call 674-4242. 4-10, 4-17 Computer desk and printer stand, $40. Call 674-4242. 4-10, 4-17 Furniture: 5x3, $150 OBO. Entertainment 67x24x16, $85 OBO. Call 6437567 or 674-5257. 4-10, 4-17 Headboard with matching foot board and frame, adjust from a full to a queen size with dark for whole set or $25 each if pur ITEMS FOR SALE Collectors items: Five un beer unopened, $5. First World Fair premium beer, third edition, unopened, $5. Call 674-8376. 4-10, 4-17 Heavy clear glass pedestal cake plate with dome cover, 13 674-8376. 4-10, 4-17 Two granite cutting boards, Wooden wall curio cabinet, $20 OBO. Two antique crocks, $25 each. Call 674-8376. 4-10, 4-17 Punch bowl with cups, $40 pieces call 674-8376. 4-10, 4-17 Tablecloths and place mats, $5 each. Covered stock pot, 8 quart with colander and steam dition, $75. Call 674-4242. 4-10, 4-17 Tater Twister Call 674-4242. 4-10, 4-17 Vintage CorningWare 9-cup, stove top percolator in box, Blue ware, Fine China, Silver, Alumi 7567 or 674-5257. 4-10, 4-17 Pretty stained glass lamp, 643-7567 or 674-5257. 4-10, 4-17 Various childrens toys, board 4-10, 4-17 Antique coffee mill hopper, a must see (circa: 1890full size mattress, $10. Call 6432152 after 5 p.m. (ET). 4-10, 4-17 Roll top desk, Call 674-8767. 4-10, 4-17 Queen size bed $75. Call 6743264. 4-3, 4-10 Bunk bed metal, blue, $200. Call 447-0984 after 6 p.m., leave 4-3, 4-10 Dining table, wooden, seats 12, $100. Call 674-8392. 4-3, 4-10 Sleeper sofa, like new, $135. Toddler bed, $40. Tables and two chairs, $50. Call 674-3264. 4-3, 4-10 Good used furniture and appli UFN APPLIANCES Three AC units, like new. Call 899-0792 for more information. 4-10, 4-17 Two AC window units, both 6,000 BTU for $150. Call 6744554. 4-10, 4-17 ELECTRONICS $30. Call 6744242. 4-10, 4-17 AUTO ACCESSORIES Four Ford factory 17 inch steel wheels caps, $100 OBO. Bronco spare tire carrier, came off of a 1995 full size Bronco, $100 OBO. Frame mounted hitch for a S-10, $75 OBO. Call 674-1617 or 4471023. 4-10, 4-17 Trailer hitch car or truck, $20. Call 237-1587. 4-3, 4-10 small pickup truck, $150. Dia a small pickup truck, $100. Call 643-6808. 4-3, 4-10 CARS 1996 Lincoln Town Car Cartier, OBO. Call 643-6235. 4-3, 4-10 For Rent in ALTHA 762-9555, 447-0581 or 762-8597 *2 & 3 BD trailers. With lawn service $ 27 $ 43 $ 70 $ 90 M & W SELF STORAGE RENTALS Call 762-9555, 447-0871 or 762-8597 7 days a week service UFN 643-7740 FOR RENT OWNER (813) 253-3258 House For Sale in BRISTOL Call 643-4362 VEHICLE!!!! $0 down, 1 st Payment, a vehicle purchase. RESTRICTIONS APPLY Call Steve Home lots for sale in Altha Mild deed with owner terms. Available with 10% $287 month or seven down and $270 month. Call 762-8185 1,600 sq. foot 3BD, 2BA home on a corner lot. Enclosed $132,000 WAC and up to Call 762-8185 construction in ALTHA House in Bristol 1-2 people, FOR RENT House FOR Rent IN Blountstown Call 643-6488 2 BD, 2 BA house mth
APRIL 10, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 15 STARSCOPE Week of April 7 ~ April 13, 2013 ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, you must stand up for what you believe is right, even if it costs you a few friends along the way. It is the price to pay for doing the honorable thing. TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 Taurus, take a trip this week if it will help you reach your goals. The change of scenery could give you an entirely new perspective on a situation that needs tackling. GEMINI May 22/Jun 21 Gemini, think about adding some new skills to your resume. Its not that your job is in turmoil right now, but it always pays to be a step ahead when it comes to your career. CANCER Jun 22/Jul 22 Cancer, just because everyone else is making changes doesnt mean you have to at this time as well. If things are working out, then let them stay as they are for a while. LEO Jul 23/Aug 23 Dont set limits on what you do, Leo. Changes at work mean you require new skills. Theres a good chance you can master them. VIRGO Aug 24/Sept 22 Networking comes in all shapes and sizes, Virgo. Attend a fun function to put yourself in touch with new people and lead to encounters that can help your future. LIBRA Sept 23/Oct 23 Libra, dont feel guilty if your opinion differs from others. If you dont agree with the consensus, then that is your opinion and your right. SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22 Scorpio, say what is on your mind because sometimes people just need to hear the honest truth. You have a good way of exacting authority and representing others. Sagittarius, get together with people who share your love of adventure this week. Together you can enjoy time spent living vicariously and CAPRICORN Dec 22/Jan 20 Capricorn, if you want to get real results this time, change your approach with a person who has been trouble some in the past. You will get the knack of persuasion. AQUARIUS Jan 21/Feb 18 Discuss issues from your past that you have yet to resolve, Aquarius. This is the week to come clean with a spouse or romantic partner or someone else close to you. PISCES Feb 19/Mar 20 Pisces, do generous things for others, and not only will you feel great, but also you will get an unexpected reward. Small Town T om A CARTOON BY MIKE BARNHOUSE TRUCKS 2000 Ford F-150 pickup truck automatic, 4WD, toolbox and bedliner, stereo, cruise control. In good running condition, $6,400 OBO. Call 447-4512. 4-10 T 5-8 1995 Dodge Dakota, Call 6743264 for more information. 4-3, 4-10 CAMPERS/RVS 1998 Gulf Stream Tour Master RV, comes with a 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser tow car, ready for trav el, 94,000 miles, one slide-out, $55,000 negotiable. Call (850) 557-3455. 4-3, 4-10 PETS/SUPPLIES Rabbits old. Call Tracey at 570-2894 or 379-9410. 4-10, 4-17 Chihuahua puppy, one year old, male, needs shots, free to a good home. Also Yorkie/Shitzu mixed male, not real good with chil dren, 12 years old, free to a good home. Call 674-1752. 4-10, 4-17 Chihuahua mixed dog, male, 4-5 years old, very sweet, needs a good home with lots of atten tion. Does real good with fe males, good with other dogs. Free to a good home. Call 4474586. 4-10, 4-17 Pug bulldog, three months old, full blooded, no papers, shots up to date. Will take a trade for a .22 4-10, 4-17 Bulldog/Lab mixed puppies, three females, one male. Mom of the puppies is a great bird dog. Free to a good home. Call 4470438. 4-3, 4-10 Inside female cat, spayed, de clawed, must remain an inside cat, two years old, very sweet, free to a good home. Call 6742890. 4-3, 4-10 Female cat, gray with gray stripes, free to a good home. Call 674-3264. 4-3, 4-10 Male cat, neutered, six years old, can stay inside or outside, free to a good home. Call 674-2890. 4-3, 4-10 Mixed breed puppies, three females, one male, ten weeks old, have had shots and been wormed. Small breed, should not get over 10 lbs., makes for great inside pets, $25 each. Call 6742890. 4-3, 4-10 Chihuahua/Poodle mixed pup pies, $50 each. Call 237-1587. 4-3, 4-10 Poodles, one male, one female, $100 for the pair. Call 762-8566. 4-3, 4-10 EQUIPMENT & TOOLS Weed eater electric trimmer and edger, brand new, $35. Call 6741617 or 447-1023. 4-10, 4-17 Bolens brand cultivator with a 2 cycle engine, used once. Call 379-3002 or 567-4042. 4-10, 4-17 Briggs and Stratton 4,000 watt generator Tecumseh compres sor, 8 hp engine, 110-220 outlet, like new, $275. Call 674-1367 or 372-3216. 4-3, 4-10 WANTED Wanted: Camper in good shape at a reasonable price. Call 6432624. 4-10, 4-17 Wanted: Two queen size mat tress sets. Also a small depend able car, preferably a Ford Es cort. Call 294-9544. 4-10, 4-17 Wanted: Wood or plastic privacy fence. Must be in good shape and reasonably priced. Call 4470438. 4-3, 4-10 Wanted: Reasonably priced dresser. Call 674-3033 or 2728677. 4-3, 4-10 Wanted: Someone to break a horse. Someone to do welding on a door. Call 674-3264. 4-3, 4-10 HUNTING & FISHING Foot controlled trolling motor with battery in excellent condition, $125. Call 526-1753. 4-10, 4-17 Boat, 13 ft., with 9.9 Mariner mo tor and trailer, $850. Call 6435396. 4-3, 4-10 Barnett Quad 400 crossbow, 375 FPS, includes 3 x 9 scope, arrow holder, shoulder sling and some arrows, like new, $275. Call 674-1367 or 372-3216. 4-3, 4-10 Buy, sell and trade in THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL CLASSIFIEDS To place your ad, call 643-3333 by noon Eastern Time on Monday. Non-busi ness ads run FREE for 2 weeks. REAL ESTATE WANTED: Will buy 10 to 1,000 acres, reasonably priced. Immediate closing. Phone (850) 544-5441 or (850) 570-0222 1 & 2 bedroom mobile homes in Blountstown and Bristol. $105 to $155 weekly. Deposit required. All utilities included. NO PETS. Perfect for Singles or Couples. Call 674-7616 FOR RENT Home FOR Rent IN ALTHA (850) 899-0269 North Florida Child Development, Inc. VPK/PRESCHOOL TEACHERS For our 5-5 year old classrooms at our Calhoun & Gulf County Center PREFER a minimum of a CDS (FCCPC) Pickup Applications at the Centers or send DFWP/M-F/6-6/EOE ~ C14GU0134 ~ C14GU0624 Dump Truck Driver, Grader Operator or any other duties assigned by Supervisors Liberty County Road & Bridge Dept. is accepting applications for employment *Must Possess a Florida Class A Drivers License *Direct Deposit Payroll is required ~ Deadline for applications is April 29 at 5 p.m. ~ If you have any questions, please call James Hathaway, Superintendent at (850) 556-2650 or Dwayne Williams, Assistant Superintendent at (850) The Liberty County Road and Bridge Department is a Drug Free Work Environment and an Equal Opportunity Employer JOB OPENINGS DRIVER-OTR Home Every Week CDL A License Req. BENEFITS EOE, DFWP Please apply with: Tiffany Collins at Higdon Furniture Quincy, FL Phone (850) 627-7564 or Fax (850) 627-2486 J O B S Temporary Agricultural/Tobacco Laborer 4 Job openings Work available: May 6, 2013 November 30, 2013 Steve L Crouch Farms Located in Graves and Calloway County, KY The prevailing hourly wage or piece rate for the state agreed upon collective bargaining rate or federal/state min. wage Adverse Effect Wage Rate (AEWR) which ever is higher is guaranteed as a minimum for all work contained in this order, at the time work is performed. Job description: Perform all duties of Tobacco and eral farm maintenance. No light duty jobs available, at times requires heavy lifting for long periods, and working in intense heat and humidity. Wages: $9.80/ Hr. Worker guaranteed of the total contract hours. All tools/equip. provided at no cost. Transportation to worksite furnished. Free housing provided to non com muting workers (bunkhouse style). Transportation & subsistence reimbursed when 50% of contract is met; or earlier if appropriate. Apply for this job at your local Florida State Workforce Agency Department of Employ ment and Training, Telephone 1-800-482-8293 Bring a copy of this ad or reference Job Order # KY0479394. MOBILE HOME PARK MANAGER/PROPERTY MANAGER Duties include repairing and maintaining mobile homes, maintaining the park, leasing homes, collecting rentApplicants should have prior property management ex perience and good computer skills. We offer an attractive pay package which includes both salary and free rent. Please FAX resumes to (727) 289-7273 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Any questions, please call (727) 289-7272. BLUFF GARDENS, HARBOR SPRINGS, MI needs 4 temporary workers 4/15/2013 to 12/10/2013, work tools, supplies, equipment provided without cost to worker. Housing will be available without cost to workers who cannot rea sonably return to their permanent residence at the end of the work day. Transportation reimburse ment and subsistence is provided upon comple tion of 15 days or 50% of the work contract. Work is guaranteed for 3/4 of the workdays during the contract period. $11.30 per hour. Applicants to apply Jose Ragel, Northwest Michigan Works, MI 49686 231-922-3728. Or apply for the job at #3978512. Work includes but not limited to: pick ing stones, hand roto tilling, hoeing, hand weeding, transplanting, planting with a 2-row seeder and by hand, hand and mechanical cultivating, spray ing, fertilizing, pruning and harvesting. Cleaning of fruit and vegetables harvesting, bunching and chinery and building. Perform work in a neat and professional manner. One (1) month experience in duties listed required. MUST HAVE ~ *Valid Florida CDL Drivers License *Current Medical Card *Clean Driving Record Apply in person at: Deadline to apply ~ April 15, 2013
Page 16 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL APRIL 10, 2013 Hosford's 21st CCLC after-school program paints the town purple to help promote Relay for Life To help promote Relay for Life students in Hos ford's 21st CCLC after-school program participated in the Relay for Life's Paint the Town Purple event. Students in Pre-K through 8th grades learned the for Life program. Once they learned how important this event is to our society, the students wanted to make sure everyone knew about the upcoming activities. The students also made banners using their hand prints to hang in the pick-up area of the school to advertise the Relay for Life. Blountstown Middle School recently donated $500 to the Calhoun Liberty Relay for Life Chapter of the American Cancer Society. Pictured at right, standing: Emily Shuler-Public Rela tions, Seth Brown, Student Council President, Shelly Burns, Shad JohnsonVice President, Lana Wood-Secretary. Kneeling: Tiffany DeesFCA President & Mackenzie Eubanks-NJHS President. BMS donates $ 500 to Relay for Life The family of Ruby Faye Freeman would like to thank everyone who was there for our very special mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. We are grateful to all who called, and drinks. We also want to express our gratitude to the Calhoun County Senior Citizens service and to Howell and Clifford Goodman of Goldens Pharmacy for all the help they provided during her illness. Swain for their companionship and the love they so freely gave, and Nurse Jennifer Knight Yancey for the special care showed to mom in the last days. Last but not least; we express our deepest appreciation to Dreama Peters for her special singing during the memorial service and also to Polly Yates for the love and compassion she so willingly gave to our family during Home and Chaplin Ronnie Wright for The family of Ruby Faye Freeman CHRISTIAN LIGHTHOUSE CHURCH Chris follow and begin at 6 p.m. Come expecting a move and believing for miracles NEWS FROM THE PEWS Its Very Wise to Advertise MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR BUSINESS WITH AN AD IN The Calhoun-Liberty JOURNAL PHONE (850) 643-3333 email@example.com Relay for Life Rally Tommy and Steve WELCOME Bob Allen Geiger TO Duggars Barber Shop Bob will be in the shop thing in between MESSAGE OF THANKS COMMUNITY MEETING Town Hall set to discuss substance abuse on April 18 The Calhoun County Childrens Co Hall meeting to address substance abuse in the community. The meeting is scheduled for Thurs refreshments will be served. We will hear from key agencies and be able to ask them questions, participating in a roundtable discussion. For more information contact David DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTOS The annual Relay for Life brings together people to celebrate their wins in their battle with cancer and to raise funds and awareness for those who may face their own battle in the future. Perhaps the most special part of each years Relay Event is the Survivors Walk, shown above. People from all walks of life in Calhoun and Liberty County gathered to take part in the annual event on Friday and Saturday at Sam Atkins Park in Blountstown.