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Title: The Calhoun-Liberty journal
Portion of title: Calhoun Liberty journal
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: The Liberty Journal, Inc.
Place of Publication: Bristol Fla
Publication Date: 04-17-2013
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Newspapers -- Liberty County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Liberty -- Bristol
Coordinates: 30.426944 x -84.979167 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in Sept. 1991.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 11, no. 38 (Sept. 18, 1991).
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.
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Sheriff's Log............2 Arrest Reports............2 Community Calendar and Events......................5 Weddings.............6 Lots of birthdays............7 Outdoor news and events.....................10 & 11 Obituaries .....15 The Job Market & Legals...19 Find a bargain in the Classieds...............20, 21 W ednesday APRIL 17, 2013 Vol. 33, No. 16 CLJNews.com Located in Bristol, FL CALHOUNLIBERTY } J OURNAL THE 50 includes tax Sellers of synthetic drugs to face nes in Liberty County by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Its not illegal, but if you get caught doing it in Liberty County, it will cost you up to $500 and could send you to jail for 60 days. An ordinance passed April 4 by the Liberty County Commission selling synthetic drugs, commonly known as bath salts and herbal incense. Reports of bad reactions to the use of such products havent deterred many from using the chemical-laced compounds designed to replicate the effects of illegal drugs. While not as easy know of a couple of people in the county selling on a regular basis, said Sheriff Nick Finch. Theyre going out of the county and bringing it here. The sheriff said Mojo is widely used in the area, even though at least three local people have been hospitalized after using it. Ordinance No: 1302 bans selling, giving away, advertising or displaying synthetic cannabinoid herbal incense and contraband bath salts that mimic illegal drugs. The products are marketed under many names, including Spice, Fake Pot, K2, Yucatan Fire, Cloud Nine, Super Coke, Vanilla Sky and Bliss. They often have a label warning not for human consumption. The ordinance cites the synthetic drugs numerous side effects, which are said to include hallucinations, kidney and liver failure, hypertension, tachycardia and paranoia. JENNY YOUNG by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Liberty County Jail Administrator Jenny Young is charged with grand theft after over $1,000 in jail funds and three computers could not be accounted for when she left her job on Jan. 1, 2013. Young, 50, of Hosford, served as Jail Administrator for three and a half years. She resigned when the new In January, the company that provided supplies for the jails canteen reported they had not been paid in seven months and the bill had reached $2,042.44. Youngs duties included running the canteen program by ordering supplies, keeping records and paying the bills. The computer with software provided by Smiths Automated Commissary Services to keep accounts for the jail canteen was missing, along with two other An unopened package of laser checks was the only thing relating to the commissary accounts found in MISSING COMPUTERS was attending in Blountstown, called investigators when he saw her bring a computer to the church on Jan. 13. Sgt. Jody Hoagland went to the church and The next day, Young left a message for Lt. Mark Three computers & over $1,000 missing Former Jail Administrator charged with grand theft See Ex-Jail Administrator charged on page 16 Leonard Shiver, who later took the crown at Saturday nights Wom anless Beauty Pageant in Hosford, singles out an audience member during the competition. See more on page 9. DAKODA BERG PHOTO took part in a four-hour tactical law enforcement training session late Monday afternoon, participating in different scenarios requiring them to make quick decisions and take decisive action. The program, coordinated by Management Experts out of Talla hassee with assistance from the Suwannee County SWAT team, was especially valuable for some of the newer deputies, according to Sgt. Jody Hoagland. what they may face on the job one day. Participants are shown during one exercise in the park ing lot of the Mormon Church, across the street from Liberty County High School. ABOVE: Law enforcement agencies across the county were especially aware of their role in protecting the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring many more. DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTOS Training drill held for LCSO Beer stolen in smash & grab at Crows Corner Monday ALTHA HIGH PROM Page 18 LCHS SOFT BALL Page 12 Local lmmakers latest work to be shown on PBS S unday Page 10 by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor The Liberty County Sheriff's on the identity of two people who See Smash & Grab on page 2

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Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL APRIL 17, 2013 compiled by Journal Editor Teresa Eubanks ARREST REPORTS CALHOUN COUNTY April 8 Charles B. Barbee, Jr, VOP, CCSO. April 9 James Huff-Summerlin, domestic battery, CCSO. James Russell Johnson, failure to appear, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, manufacture of meth, possession of listed chemi cals, possession of drug para phernalia, CCSO. April 10 Willie Yarn, VOSP, CCSO. Teresa Bailey, possession of listed chemicals, manufac ture of meth, VOP, CCSO. Darin Summerlin, princi pal in manufacture of meth, CCSO. Scott Austin, grand theft over $5,000, conspiracy to commit grant theft, manufac ture of meth, possession of listed chemicals, possession of drug paraphernalia, CCSO. Michael Mayo, VOP, CCSO. April 12 Jorge Zuniga, battery, CCSO. Kimberly Guerrero, out of county warrant, CCSO. Victoria Hayward, principal ture meth, VOP, CCSO. Christopher Scott McCoy, manufacture of meth, CCSO. April 13 Tammy Sangster, battery, CCSO. LIBERTY COUNTY April 7 Jessie Clemons, failure to appear, LCSO. Antonio Patterson, driving with license suspended or re voked, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana, LCSO. April 8 Marvin Staton, disorderly intoxication, LCSO. April 10 Jenny Young, grand theft, LCSO. April 12 Victoria Hayward, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Freddie Jones, DUI, LCSO. Sheriffs Log arresting agency. The names above represent those charged. We remind our readers that all are presumed innocent until proven guilty. CITATIONS ISSUED: Accidents ..........................................................05 Traffic Citations. ..........................................................08 Special details Business alarms ...............................................03 Residential alarms ................................................00 Complaints ........................................................51 Blountstown Police Dept. April. 8 through Apr. 14, 2013 vehicle was recently parked there, accord tactical training program in Bristol when they responded to a call in the Hosford area tacted early Tuesday morning to send an investigator to determine the cause of the One more call was added to the mix when a report came in of a suspicious ve SMASH & GRAB continued from the front page FL Guardian ad Litem Program earns Davis Productivity Award The Florida's statewide Guardian ad Litem Program has been honored for the second year in a row with the prestigious Prudential Davis Productivity Award. The Prudential Davis Productivity Awards Program recognizes state employees and public agency leaders productivity and saves money for Florida taxpayers and businesses. The Davis Awards program, a major government improvement initiative, is co-sponsored by Florida TaxWatch, the Florida Council of 100, the State of Florida and Prudential. The Guardian ad Litem Program is being recog nized for maximizing its resources by expanding than 80% and ensuring children in foster care get more of that one-on-one attention by a volunteer child advocate. Alan Abramowitz, Executive Director of the staff and volunteers got a Prudential-Davis Award last year and again this year. The agency, a public-private partnership, provides volunteers who are appointed by the courts as advocates for abused and neglected children a practice that has proven to result in better outcomes for those youngsters. That means less time in foster care. It also means adoption quicker, Abramowitz said. We were able to calculate the costs savings for the state and its over $18 million a year for each these volunteers are spending doing this work. For additional information on our work, please visit www.guardianadlitem.org If you reside in the counties of Calhoun, Jackson, Holmes or Washington please contact Dan Fender at (850) 849-3925 for further information. deputy saw him cross into the opposite lane and nar rowly miss hitting a line of three oncoming vehicles uty Jarrod Taylor caught up with the car driven by Freddie Jones, 40, after be ing alerted by an off-duty driving erratically shortly Harrell Memorial Library, Taylor walked up to the passengers side of the car where a window was rolled down just two inches and attempted to talk with His report noted there was a strong odor of alcohol The driver had some window and spent about two minutes trying to put the key in the on position before he could comply Jones acknowledged he had been drinking earlier in port noted his speech was slurring and Jones repeated was just taking my friend satisfactorily on a roadside sobriety test, Jones was samples taken at the jail resulted in alcohol content that he matched the de scription of a man who had just been involved in a hit His older white two-door car with a Superman tag on the front was the one de scribed in the accident and was found to have some The woman whose ve hicle was hit came to Bris the person whose car hit That accident remains under investigation in Jones bond was set at Two left with minor injuries in ATV mishap on Saturday Two young boys from Hosford sustained minor Both boys were taken to area hospitals after the as suspect in earlier accident Two people were arrested on meth-related charges Saturday narcotics search warrant at the Kinard residence of Victoria Hayward, 40, on April 12. During a search of a shed on the property, investigators re action vessels, a bag containing ammonium nitrate, unused coffee ers, a propane touch and lighter A strip of tin foil with suspected methamphetamine as found in the kitchen trash can. Also at the home at that time was Christopher McCoy, 34, of Altha. He told investigators the items in the shed belonged to him and said he had manufac tured methamphetamine there earlier that day, according to the arrest report. McCoy was charged with manufacture of methamphet amine. Hayward was charged (manufacture of methamphet amine) and violation of state pro bation. She is being held without bond. McCoy's bond was set at $5,000. VICTORIA HAYWARD CHRISTOPHER MCCOY TERESA S. BAILEY JAMES R. JOHNSON AUSTIN L. SCOTT DARIN D. SUMMERLIN Two meth-related arrests made in Kinard A man the Calhoun County meth cook was taken into custo dy last week after he was served with an arrest warrant for failure to appear on felony drug charges. Calhoun County Sheriff Glenn Kimbrel, along with Lt. Emory Godwin, Lt. Jared Nich ols, Lt. Todd Wheetley and Deputies Scotty Norris and Zach Calvin Martin Road, where a James R. Johnson, 30, of Altha, had been staying. During surveillance of the camp, deputies recognized an other man at the site known as Austin Scott, 24, of Altha, who was also wanted on felony war rants. building, they walked into a chemical odor associated with methamphetamine manufactur ing. They found Johnson in bed and discovered that he was laying on top of two loaded handguns, a .45 High Point semi-automatic and a .38 Special revolver. As they took Scott into cus tody, two meth pipes were found in his pants pocket. The camps owner said Darin Summerlin was the only person who was supposed to be at the camp. Summerlin and a fourth person, Teresa S. Bailey, were also charged in connection with this case, according to the sher Those charged included: ure to appear, possession of a manufacture of meth, possession of listed chemicals, possession of drug paraphernalia. $5,000, conspiracy to commit grant theft, manufacture of meth, possession of listed chemicals, possession of drug parapherna lia. listed chemicals, manufacture of meth, VOP. in manufacture of meth. Four charged after take down team goes after felon believed to be armed

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APRIL 17, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 3 Do you have a will? A power of attorney? A living will? CHIPOLA LAW will be offer ing all three for only... $ 199 This special fee offer is only available for appointments booked on APRIL 26 (Friday) or APRIL 27 (Saturday) or APRIL 28 (Sunday) or APRIL 29 (Monday) Call (850) 674-3333 or email ChipolaLAW@aol.com for an appointment Clients are not responsible for additional cost CHIPOLA LAW Blountstown, FL 32424 ~ Barbara Jean Throne, Attorney ~ ~ Margie Mason, Paralegal ~ ~ Nikki Pleasants, Paralegal ~ Calhoun Liberty Ministry Center ANNUAL FUNDRAISER Monday, April 29 at 6 p.m. (CT) SPECIAL MUSIC Principal BHS GUEST SPEAKER: David Throckmorton, Director of Calhoun Liberty Ministry Center $ 25 $ 200 individual donation table of 8 donation Buffet Style: Pulled Pork, Chicken with 2 sides, Rolls and Dessert Call 674-1818 for Tickets Commissioner Putnam cautions TALLAHASSEE Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam and the Flor ida Forest Service remind Floridians to be Awareness Week which was marked during the week of April 8 12 recognizes Florida in 1998, burning more than 500,000 acres and damaging or destroying 337 homes and structures. and early summer months due to a lack of rainfall, low humidity and strong winds. However, Florida is already experiencing a near homes and neighborhoods. carelessness, said Commissioner Putnam. Right now, it is critical that we all do in areas where homes and lives could be threatened. The two most frequent causes of wild burn piles and arson. Since Jan. 1, the 20,430 acres. People should be extremely cautious while burning outdoors, said James Karels, Florida Forest Service state forester. If we can reduce the number of humanThe following tips can help prevent tions in the area. ameter pile or non-combustible barrel. Fires must be at least 25 feet from forests, 25 feet from homes, 50 feet from paved public roads and 150 feet from other occupied buildings. zation from the Florida Forest Service for piles larger than 8 feet in diameter. Call your local Florida Forest Service burn on windy days or when the humidity is below 30 percent. sure it is completely out before leaving. tainment. Alert Hotline at 1-800-342-5869. Callers may remain anonymous, and information up to a $5,000 reward. The Florida Forest Service manages more than 1 million acres of public forest land while protecting 26 million acres of homes, forestland and natural resources For more information about the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, visit www.FreshFromFlorida. com More than burned 20,430 acres since January

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As our nation struggles with continued economic insecurity, vast healthcare reform and countless challenges to our constitutional rights, citizens of the United States are preparing to exercise their freedom to gather, worship, and pray. Millions will answer the call to prayer on Thursday, May 2 in observance of the 62nd Annual National Day of Prayer. Local church leaders have organized an event to be held on the Courthouse Lawn in Bristol at 12 p.m., where intercession will be made for America and its leadership. The public is urged to attend this time of prayer for our nation. This years theme, Pray for America, is based on Matthew 12:21 which reminds us that In His name the nations will put their hope. National Day of Prayer (NDP) Task Force Chairman Shirley Dobson, wife of Family Talk founder Dr. James Dobson, has said that, The American people continue to be plagued with challenges that defy simple answers, and our hope lies in humbly seeking the Almightys guidance, protection, and blessing not only on the National Day of Prayer, but throughout the year. To learn more, visit www.NationalDayofPrayer.org. The National Day of Prayer tradition predates the founding of the United States of America, evidenced by the Continental Congress proclamation in 1775 setting aside a day of prayer. In 1952, Congress established an annual day of prayer and, in 1988, that law was amended, designating the National Day of Prayer as Seven Points of Prayer for our community hearts that are open to His leading. them, as He inspires and empowers His Saints for the work of ministry, for the building up of the Church, and protection, and strength for our service men and women, and their families, as they serve our country. and across the state. Ask Him for protection, and to strengthen marriages, encourage parents toward His priorities, heal relationships, and secure traditional values in each home. colleges, and universities. Ask Him to select teachers and administrators who honor His statutes, protect our calling. industry, from local television and radio stations, to newspaper and magazine publishers. Ask for the Lord to the media throughout the state and in every city. business leaders and provide industry to provide honest employment and generous provision for individuals and families in each community. Page 4 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL APRIL 17, 2013 SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 2013 Registration and Voting 8:30-10 a.m. Business Meeting at 10:00 a.m. 100 VALUABLE PRIZES ANNUAL MEETING NOTICE OF Talquin Electric Cooperative, Inc. ENTERTAINMENT: 9:00 9:45 a.m. Country Connections NEW LOCATION: Saturday, April 20 SKEET DAVIS ARENA 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 *Lifetime Warranty on Repairs *Will pay up to $500 of your deductible *Over 75 years combined experience TNT Collision CENTER Need work? OWNER Ronnie Coley personally invites you to visit him any time Monday thru Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Chipola Heating & Air Conditioning (850) 674-4777 Whaley Whaley Anyone with a good education will be more able to meet life goals and re sponsibilities to acquire a good future, a good career and a stable life. Workers are offered better paying jobs, parents are better able to help with their childrens homework and adults more easily discover how to apply available resources to their daily lives. Service will be releasing a new version Anyone presently testing on the current 2002 series of exams must complete the entire series of tests by series all over again. Scores from the current series will not be combined with scores of the new tests. est Calhoun County Library for study will be given to determine what course of study is needed. Study materials will then be pro vided for use in the library. For further information, please con t Open hours are Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. December 2013 to complete your pres process over starting in January 2014. Calhoun Chamber continues partnership with Small Business Development The Calhoun County Cham ber of Commerce is continuing their partnership with the Small Business Development Center College and the Veterans Busi ness Outreach Center (VBOC) to offer free counseling in our lyst will visit Calhoun County on the second Thursday of each month, and be available for appointments in the Calhoun The SBDC prides itself on providing existing small busi ness owners and prospective entrepreneurs with high qual ity management counseling, entrepreneurial training and information access, enabling them to maximize their busi nesses growth, competitive These services are targeted to those interested in: tracts Skills provided by trained and ex Analysts (CBAs). Counsel ing sessions are personalized, Areas of business assistance range from new venture plan ning, to marketing, to account Analysts will help you de velop: In addition, specialized as sistance through the Veterans' Business Outreach Center (VBOC) Program serves as a clearinghouse of business and technical assistance for veterans interested in start ing or growing a business. A counselor can help conduct research, counsel veteran entrepreneurs, and educate veterans on a wide variety of business topics. To set up an appointment with CBA Quen Lamb contact or Kristy@calhounco.org. All NEWS FROM THE PEWS ST. STEPHEN AME CHURCH be ministering at St. Stephen on Saturday, April 27 at 4 p.m. come worship with us. of Mount Calvary Church in preached throughout the United States and internationally. She has delivered such profound words of wisdom such as I have right and I am a Woman with She desires to see the lives of people changed through applying the word enced the love and forgive knows that one word from life and situation. children, Corin, Faith and Trey. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate CHIPOLA COMMUNITY CHURCH the congregation of Chipola Community Church would like to extend an invitation to everyone to come and join us in cel ebrating our annual church homecoming, Sunday, April 21 beginning at 10 a.m. Come expecting to receive a blessing following the worship service. Bring your favorite covered dish and join us. The church is located off of Hwy. 71 For more information please call GRACE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Church of Hosford will host its annual Blue Creek Homecoming service at the Blue Creek Methodist Church on Sunday, April 21 at 11 a.m. The service will be followed by lunch on the grounds. The Blue Creek Church is located off or visit our website at www.graceum chosford.org. Send church news to thejournal@ fairpoint.net Americans to unite for National Day of Prayer May 2 SBDC counselors visit Calhoun County second Thursday of each month

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MARIANNA Jackson Countys largest festival, the Paint-n-Pork Fest by the Marian na Arts Festival, Inc., is set for April 19-20 at Citizens Lodge in Marianna. The tenth annual festival opens to the public, Friday, April 19, at noon, with local and re gional entertainment both days. Daily admission is $3 per per son. Vendors may contact Alicia Hatcher at (850) 718-7299 or visit www.mariannaartsfestival. com. More information is available at www.mariannaartsfestival. com or by sending a request to info@mariannaartsfestival.com. ABOVE: Judges taste all the cooked samples to choose the winner of last years cook-off. PAINT-N-PORK FESTIVAL APRIL 17, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 5 The Calhoun-Liberty Journal is published each Wednesday by the Liberty Journal Inc., Summers Road, P.O. Box 536, Bristol, FL 32321. Annual subscriptions are $18. Periodicals postage paid at Bristol, FL POSTMASTER: Send address corrections to: P.O. Box 536, Bristol, FL 32321. (USPS 012367) Summers Road Located at 11493 NW Summers Road in Bristol MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. Box 536, Bristol, FL 32321 TELEPHONE (850) 643-3333 Fax (888) 400-5810 EMAIL: thejournal@fairpoint.net ADS: cljads@fairpoint.net JOURNAL STAFF Johnny Eubanks...................Publisher Teresa Eubanks........................ Editor Sandra Brown...................Bookkeeper Debbie Duggar...................Advertising OFFICE HOURS: 9 a.m. 6 p.m. M-F THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Visit us on Facebook at CLJNews Thats how many copies of The Calhoun-Liberty Journal were distributed last week, ensuring plenty of coverage for your announcements and great response for our business advertisers! 5,292 Wednesday, April 17 Saturday, April 20 Thursday April 18 Friday, April 19 TODAYS MEETINGS noon, Calhoun-Liberty Hospital 7 p.m., Calhoun County Old Ag Bldg. east door, in front of jail TODAYS MEETINGS AA 7 p.m., basement of Calhoun Courthouse 7 p.m., Fire House Alzheimers Project support group, 4 p.m., Calhoun Liberty Hospital 6 p.m., Emg Mgt Building, Bristol 6:30 p.m., The Club, Bristol. Monday, April 22 Tuesday, April 23 Sunday, April 21 TODAYS MEETINGS 7 p.m., Altha VFD AA 6 p.m., Altha Community Center Sit-n-Sew meeting, 6 pm., First United Methodist Church 7 p.m., Apalachee Restaurant 7 p.m., Dixie Lodge in Blountstown. 7-8 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, Hosford TODAYS MEETINGS 7 p.m., 9 a.m., 6 p.m., Apalachee Rest. 5-8 p.m. (CT), W.T. Neal Civic Center, Blountstown WEEKLY DANCE 8-12 p.m. at the Legion Hall in Blountstown APALACHICOLA Apalachicola will host the 15th Annual Apalachicola Antique and Classic Boat Show Satur day, April 20. Antique boats, examples of classic and traditional vessels, workclassics will all be on display throughout the day. This festival emphasizes the maritime history of our picturesque coastal town. Special highlights include authentic oyster boats, work-boats, and home-built boats by skilled craftsmen, antique outboard engines, plus antique automobiles and art booths. The Apala chicola National Estuarine Research Reserve will have displays on the Apala plus demonstrations on oyster tonging. The 50 foot-long Apalachicola Traders Canoe will be on display at the Cotton Warehouse on Water Street. The restored 1877 gaff-rigged schoo ner the Governor Stone will also be on display at the city dock in the center of town and the Apalachicola Riverkeepers will be giving guided tours of the river. Also, at the Cotton Warehouse there be an exhibit of model boats built by some country, plus a marine art exhibit. At 6 p.m. there will be a dinner and lecture. Reservations required for dinner and evening lecture. For information please call (850) 653-9419 or email us at info@apalachicolabay.org, or visit www.antiqueboatshow.org. Antique & Classic Boat Show Sat. in Apalachicola Custom Knife Show at Pioneer Settlement April 27 The Panhandle Pioneer Settlement will be having a Custom Knife Show and Sale on Saturday, April 27 at 8 a.m. (CT). The Southern Knife makers will be on-site to show and sell one-of-akind knives. If you enjoy hand made knives, this is the place to be. You can also speak with craftsmen and order your own custom made knife. There will be a knife-making demo at the Settlements Blacksmith Shop 10 11:30 a.m. Stop and see the blades hammered out to shape from the Forage to the Anvil. Bring your family, your father, your brother, your neighbor; enjoy this annual event at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement in Blountstown. There is a $5 admission fee (kids under 12 are free). For more information, call 674-2777 or email: info@panhandlepioneer.org. The Liberty County High School Class of 1960 will be holding their class reunion on Wednesday, April 24 at 11 a.m. (ET). We will meet for lunch at Parramores in Blountstown. Hope to see you there. For more information call Marie at 643-1003 or Natalia at 643-5776. LCHS Class of 1960 reunion set April 24 Sam Atkins Park Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Big River Roundup Catsh Tournament Memorial Day weekend BLOUNTSTOWN The Blountstown Rotary Club will host the 17th annual Big River Roundup Florida May 24 25. The tournament was not held in 2012, but after encouragement by the community to continue the event, the Rotary Club decided to relaunch the tourney this year. This years tourney will have some changes, The 2013 Big River Roundup marks the 17th tournament in Florida. The Roundup tournament is for bragging rights, cash prizes, and $50,000 at stake if the current State Record is broken during the event. Blountstown Rotary is proud to say that their tournament has graced the pages of Field & Stream, Florida Fish & Game, and GAFF magazines. Mississippi, Georgia, Alabama, Arkansas, Tennessee, South Carolina, and even as far as Ohio have regularly traveled to take their chances at winning the event. The tournament entry fee for adults is $50 per person if pre-registering or $55 per person at the gate. Those 14-years-old and under may enter in the youth category for $20 per person. Individuals are encouraged to pre-register to be included in a special pre-registration prize drawing. Participants can also register on-site Friday, May 24 beginning at 9 a.m. (CT) until 12 a.m. (CT) and on Saturday, May 25 from 6 a.m. (CT) until 10 a.m. (CT) at the Blountstown Landing (Neal Landing). There will be multiple boat launch sites available and approved by the Blountstown Rotary Club. See rules for more information. The tournament begins at 4 p.m. (CT) on Friday, May 24 and ends at 12 noon (CT) Saturday, May 25. Awards presentation will be held at 12 p.m. (CT) on Saturday at the Blountstown landing. For more information on the tournament, a list of rules and an application, visit www.blountstownrotary. com. Or, call Tournament Director Phil McMillan at (850) 643-7082 or Asst. Tournament Director Phillip Hill at (850) 447-1975. Mail applications to Blountstown Rotary Club, P.O. Box 161 Blountstown, FL 32424, or you can drop off at the Calhoun County Senior Center, Gulf State Chemical, Adams Funeral Home, or Centennial Bank in Blountstown. BIRTHDAYS ~ John Mallory, Joi Coburn, Greg Pitts BIRTHDAYS Ralph Yoder, Carylee Sewell, Kaitlin Lynn, Colton Anders BIRTHDAYS Koree Guthrie, Susan Warren BIRTHDAYS Arlena Falcon, Chris Lynn, Mary Ann Hathaway BIRTHDAYS ~ Don McCutcheon, Grant Solomon, Danny Earnest ANNIVERSARY Gabriel and Amy Yoder BIRTHDAYS ~ Vanesa Ford, Daniel Williams BIRTHDAYS ~ Lynn Peddie, Diamond Cierra Jackson, Bobby Reddick, Jerry Register, Jennifer Leigh Smith MONTH National FLORIDA Peanut Association offering scholarship to producing families MARIANNA The Florida Peanut Producers Association is pleased to announce the opening of their 2013 Scholarship Award Program which began April 1. Two $1,200 scholarships will be awarded to deserving high school seniors and/or college students. The applicant or someone in the applicant's family must be an actively producing peanut grower, not necessarily a member of the FPPA. It is the intent of the Scholarship Award Committee, however, that the award recipients attend a Florida junior college or four-year university. "The Florida Peanut Producers As sociation is committed to helping further the education of young people in Florida and the scholarship program is evidence of our commitment," said Ken Barton, Executive Director of the FPPA. "The FPPA welcomes all applicants. committee and all applicants will be winners," said Barton. For an application contact the FPPA Marianna, FL 32448, call (850) 5262590 or you can print the application off The Scholarship applications must be postmarked no later than Monday, July 1.

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Page 6 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL APRIL 17, 2013 NO HIDDEN CHARGES: It is our policy that the patient and any other person responsible for payments has the right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed by payment or any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours or responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment. Cataracts? Freedom from Eye Glasses, Now a reality for many. In Memory of Lee Mullis M.D. Smart Lenses 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 4320 5th Ave. Marianna (2 Blks from Jackson Hospital) (850) 526-7775 or 1(800)769-3429 CORLETTS ROOFING LLC FREE ESTIMATES Bristols Margaret Ann Robinson appointed to FL Rehabilitation Council TALLAHASSEE Governor Rick Scott announced six appointments and four reappointments to the Florida Rehabilitation Council. Steven W. Collins, 53, of Tallahassee, is the bureau chief of planning and performance for the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. He succeeds Barbara S. Cain, and is appointed for a term beginning April 12, 2013, and ending June 30, 2014. Ruth D. Esser, 50, of Gulf Breeze, is a physician liaison with Baptist Hospital. She succeeds Roberta H. Van Sickle, and is appointed for a term beginning July 1, 2013, and ending June 30, 2016. Lori N. Kijanka, 56, of Fort Lauderdale, is a graduate coordinator at Jose Maria Vargas University. She succeeds Hugh Corwin, and is appointed for a term beginning April 12, 2013, and ending June 30, 2015. Shawn L. Peters, 37, of Royal Palm Beach, is a vocational rehabilitation consultant with the Division of Vocation Rehabilitation. He succeeds Alan Getreu, and is appointed for a term beginning April 12, 2013, and ending June 30, 2014. Margaret Ann Robinson, 56, of Bristol, is the intake manager for Disability Rights Florida. She succeeds Camille W. Washington, and is appointed for a term beginning April 12, 2013, and ending June 30, 2015. Janet Severt, 56, of Edgewater, is the executive director of New Horizons Service Dogs Inc. She succeeds Jeffrey Barrett, and is appointed for a term beginning April 12, 2013, and ending June 30, 2014. Yolanda Castillo-Herrera, 67, of Miami, is retired and volunteers as a mentor and foster parent. She is reappointed for a term beginning July 1, 2013, and ending June 30, 2016. Don W. Chester, 66, of West Palm Beach, is an assistant administrator at St. Marys Medical Center. He is reappointed for a term beginning April 12, 2013, and ending June 30, 2015. John H. Douglas, 66, of Lake City, is a veteran of the United States Army and two-time Purple Heart recipient. He is reappointed for a term beginning April 12, 2013, and ending June 30, 2015. Rebecca Becki Forsell, 63, of Tampa, is the founder and executive director of YES! of America United Inc. She is reappointed for a term beginning July 1, 2013, and ending June 30, 2016. Mr. and Mrs. James Brennan Bren Phillips are pleased to an nounce the engagement of their daughter, Jenna Nicole Phillips to Ryan Matthew Murchison, son of Maryelizabeth Chambers and Timo thy Chambers of Pensacola. Jenna is the granddaughter of Win ifred and the late James A. Phillips of Rock Bluff and the late Mr. and Mrs. Brunner Hammac of Pensacola. Ryan is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Mur chison of Pensacola. The bride is a 2008 graduate of Navarre High School and is currently a student at Troy University where she is working to ward her bachelors degree in psychology and then will begin her masters program in Counselor Education. The groom graduated from Pensacola Catholic High School in 2007. He will receive his Bachelors of Science degree from Troy University in May and will then commission into the United States Air Force. The wedding is planned for Saturday, April 20. will exchange vows on April 20 weddings Frankie Edwin Stone and Lesa Nicole Nikki Corlett are happy to announce their forthcoming marriage on Saturday, April 20. The ceremony will be held in Altha at 1 p.m. on Luke Holland Road. Frankie is the son of Sheila and Gerald McFarland of Clarksville and Frank Stone of Alford. Lesa is the daughter of Toni Corlett of Altha and Paul Corlett of Blountstown. All friends and family are invited to attend. Frankie Stone, Lesa Corlett wedding planned for 1 p.m. Saturday in Altha Courthouse Therapy Dogs TALLAHASSEE The Second Judicial Circuit, comprised of Franklin, Gadsden, Jef ferson, Leon, Liberty and Wakulla Counties, will hold a Swearing-In Cer emony for the Courthouse Therapy Dogs on Thurs day, April 18 at 5 p.m. in Courtroom 3A, Third Floor of the Leon County Courthouse, in Tallahas see. Circuit Judge James C. Hankinson will be pre siding.Twelve specially trained therapy dogs, accompanied by their handler team partners, are slated to participate. In August 2007, the Second Judicial Circuit became the first court sponsored animal therapy program in Florida. The therapy dog teams are provided by the Tallahas see Memorial Healthcare Animal Therapy Program, at no cost to the Second Ju dicial Circuit. The therapy dogs were initially avail able to comfort and sup port children testifying as victims in violent crimes, and later expanded to assist children participat ing in dependency court proceedings, and adults as determined by the court to be in need of the service. Chief Judge Charles Francis thought the pro gram concept had great potential from the start. "We already had teddy bear therapy that we use with children who have gone through traumas. I thought it could work, right off the bat, if the dogs were properly trained and properly controlled." animal therapy court visits statewide began in 2009 in Wakulla County as part of an initiative by Wakulla County Judge Jill Walker to have children partici pate in dependency court cases. Dependency pro ceedings involve children who have been abused or neglected, determina tions of parental rights, and custody of children. Court proceedings can be extremely emotional and stressful for the parties involved. According to Walker, it is important for children to be present in court, and it is especially important for the judge to obtain as much infor mation as possible from the children. "The dogs are a relaxing resource. Well documented research shows that petting an animal lowers the levels of cortisol, a stress induc ing honnone; we need to be taking advantage of this science. By lower ing stress levels that all parties feel coming into court, you can get more complete and more ac curate information by having everyone able to focus on the issue at hand. It makes my job easier as the decider of fact." The Second Judicial Circuit Courthouse Ther apy Dog Program serves as a model for other ju risdictions. The program has assisted nine of the twenty judicial circuits of the State of Florida in implementing similar pro grams. The Second Circuit program also took the lead in drafting statewide recommendations for the use of therapy dogs in dependency courts. To date, the therapy dog teams have participated in SS criminal court events and provided comfort and support to countless children during about 120 dependency court dock ets. According to Han kinson, "The swearing-in ceremony is a way for the courts to show our appre ciation to the volunteers of the TMH Animal Therapy Program and their animal partners." MAKE A NOTE... to get your in by noon Call (850) 643-3333 Fax (888) 400-5810 Email: thejournal@fairpoint.net The Diamond Corner THE LIMITED EDITION Bear My Heart FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY AT... Mothers Day 2013

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WASHINGTON The country faces an array of challenges that can only be addressed through bipar tisan compromise. President Obama is doing his part, offering highly controversial budget proposals that would rein in federal spending on Social Security and Medicare at the expense of the elderly and the needy, which Republicans have callously demanded for some time. Yet its unclear that even this major concession by a Democratic president can pierce the wall of op position that the GOP has erected to anything with Obamas name on it. Dislike of the president and his policies is so in tense within the GOP that any Republican who dares to work with Obama has to worry that he or she will be primaried, a newly coined word that describes the fear among Republicans that a challenger to their right will defeat them in a primary. Thats the calculus driving Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., who is up for reelection next year and has virtually abandoned his post as leader of the Republican caucus to stand with its most con servative members. When 13 Republicans threatened solidarity, an unprecedented step for a Senate leader. McConnell hired Sen. Rand Pauls (R) campaign manager to run his 2014 campaign, and he is taking cues from his states junior senator to make sure he doesnt run afoul of the GOPs conservative base. An example of just how nervous McConnell is arose in Louisville surfaced on the web site of the liberal magazine, Mother Jones. McConnell is heard saying, This is the Whac-AMole period of the campaign . . When anybody sticks their head up, do them out. At the time of the recording, actress Ashley Judd was toying with running against McConnell, and aides are heard discussing potential lines of attack, including characterizing her as emotionally unbalanced based on her candid dis cussion of her struggles with depression and suicidal thoughts in an autobiography. Judd is out as a potential opponent, and McConnell prob ably has more to worry about from a challenge within the GOP than any Democrat he will face. According to the Pew Research Center, the percentage of people who identify them selves as Republicans is at historic lows, and within that smaller base of people, almost half (45 percent) are extremely conservative, which explains why Mc Connell and other once traditional conservatives have moved so far to the right. Its how they hold their seats in a party that is down from the big tent of the Nixon and Reagan years to a small tent of ideologically pure diehards. The party has traveled a long way to squander the advantage it once held in winning the presidency. Richard Nixon was a moderate Republican in the Eisenhower mold, serving as Ikes vice president. Even as he moved to capitalize on racial grievances with his Southern Strategy, Nixon managed to hold onto the liberal Rockefeller wing of the party. Ronald Reagan had a blue-collar appeal even though he was a Hollywood actor. He expanded the Republican tent with Reagan Democrats, working class voters who felt abandoned by the national Democrats and signed on for a generation to be Republicans. Compare these past incarnations of the GOP with the current state of the party, characterized in a 2011 Pew survey as dominated by staunch conservatives who are 92 percent white and tend to be male, married, Protestant, well off and at least 50 years old, according to Pews Andrew Kohut in a Washington Post piece last month. These voters dont want their representa tives to compromise with Obama on anything; they theyre destroying. Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL APRIL 17, 2013 COMMENTARY WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND by Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift Late Night Laughs A RECAP OF RECENT OBSERVATIONS BY LATE NIGHT TV HOSTS. McConnell and the small tent GOP Why does the government charge us postage to send in our tax returns? We have to pay them to pay them. Its like giving a slice back to the pizza delivery guy. How about you just deduct 75 cents from what I already paid? JIMMY KIMMEL According to a new study, our views on immigra tion are changing. For example, when asked if they support a path to citizenship, 40 percent of the respondents said, Si. JAY LENO Things are still very tense in North Korea. In fact, world leaders are still waiting to see if Kim this weeks deadline came and went. Apparently what happened was he messed up and bought Mentos and regular Coke. JIMMY FALLON Baseball commissioner Bud Selig has an nounced the creation of a diversity task force. He said its time for baseball to begin letting in players who are not on steroids. JAY LENO Do you believe Dennis Rodman is still talking about Kim Jong Un? Its not a good sign when the friend whos trying to explain that youre not crazy is Dennis Rodman. Thats not the guy I would send out for my sanity test. CONAN OBRIEN a cyber attack on the U.S. in an effort to bring years too late. JAY LENO According to a new report, Sharon and Ozzy Os bournes 30-year marriage is over. After hearing this, Ozzy said, I was married? CONAN OBRIEN According to a new poll, 50 percent of Americans would vote for Ronald Reagan for president right now over Barack Obama. In fact, in the last elec tion 58 percent of the people in Florida DID vote for Ronald Reagan. JAY LENO April 15 is the most stressful day of the year for accountants, small business owners, and Wes ley Snipes. JIMMY KIMMEL The Coachella Music Festival started. Its held every year in the California desert. A whole weekend of peace, love, and $10 bottles of wa ter. CRAIG FERGUSON Iran is gearing up for a big presidential election in June. Yeah, this year its gonna be a tight race between Ahmadinejad and the guy they picked to lose to Ahmadinejad. JIMMY FALLON Its starting to get serious China has warned North Korea about starting a war. China told them States at least until after we get our money. They owe us $16 trillion. Wait until then. JAY LENO

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APRIL 17, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 9 Womanless Beauty Pageant raises $1,100 The contestants, from left: J.D. Williams, Wiley Williams, Jeff Sewell, Leonard Shiver, Doobie Hayes, Jerry Beard, Gary Dart, Michael Kilts, Jabe Rosier, Bubba Branch, Paul Lampkin, Trye Watson, Blade Barinaeu, Gunter Barber and Miley Williams. DAKODA BERG PHOTOS Leonard Shiver was a real crowd pleaser and his efforts paid off he won the crown! ABOVE: Jerry Beard entertains the front row. LEFT: Wiley Williams dances for the judges. BELOW: Gary Dart shows off his beautiful gold en locks and a pink boa and boots. Hosford School held a different kind of beauty pageant Saturday night with an array of interesting contestants competing in a Womanless Beauty Pageant. Fifteen took the stage to vie for the crown. There were prizes for best dressed, sexiest legs and best dancer. The event raised about $1,100 to help some of Hosfords eighth grade students of Aaron Day.

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Page 10 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL APRIL 17, 2013 Torreya Park staff among 14 DEP groups honored by Davis Awards TALLAHASSEE The Florida Department of Environmental Protection was recently awarded 14 Prudential Financial Davis Pro ductivity Awards. The Florida Tax Watchs Prudential Financial Davis Productivity Awards is a privately initiated program designed to rec ognize and reward state government employees whose work measurably increases productivity and promotes innovation in ways that improve service delivery and save money for Florida taxpayers. The Department received one Distinguished Individual $1,000 Cash Award, three Notable Team $300 Cash Awards, four Plaque mendation. "The Department is proud to have so many dedicated men and women who continually strive to maintain Florida's environmental integrity, reduce the burden on Florida's fami lies," said DEP Secretary Herschel T. Vinyard, Jr. Individual Awards: Individual cash award for Improving the Resource Management Program in 12 Parks by Using State Funds to Complete the Great District 3 Trac need for tractor equipment with approximately $100,000. for Increasing Number of Participat ing Volunteers and Hours in Order to Expand Research and Education Programming at the Guana Tolo mato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve. for Developing Partnership with Local Vocational School to Sig Maintenance and Enhance Training Opportunities for Future Marine Industry Employees. Florida Park Service Wildland Engine Fleet Team Awards: Parks awarded plaque for Increasing Value of the Citizen Support Organi zation and Volunteer Program for Improving Burn Goals in Dis trict 3 Using A Backlog Abatement Team. Jesse Schmidt, Chris Clauson, Jessica Frey, Jeffrey Hausler, Joey Zimmerman and Joshua Johnson for Increasing Estuarine Monitoring at Reduced Costs. Julie Espy, Paul Kurisko, Michele Reliford, Michael Blizzard, Nia Wallendorf, Kevin O'Donnell, Renee Gray, Dana Jones, Harold Moesch, Daisys Tomayo, Erin Rasnake and Jason Storrs Cost Initiative. Lee Martin, Mike Dunaway, Dawn Templin, Charlotte Cope, Morgan Ray, Alex Webster, Emerson Raulerson, Neil Hornick, Michael Bogin, Julia Boesch, Steve Morgan, John Morris, F. Thomas Lubozynski, Marjorie Heidorn, Laxasamee Levin, Gloria-Jean De Pradine, Kim Rush, Bill Krumbholz, James Standiford, Paul Wierzbicki, Art Torvela, Amede Dimonnay and Robyn James Plaque for Developing a Habitat Restoration Partnership at Torreya State Park Steven Cutshaw, Mark Ludlow, David Printiss, John Bente, Tova Spector, Robert Davis, Robert Crombie, Kevin Keene, Anna Chason, Samuel McGlockton, Kelli Flournoy, Jack Stites and Sam Ashbaugh and Increasing Public Participa tion via Virtual Statewide En vironmental Resource Permitting Rulemaking Workshops. Andrew May, Alice Heathcock, Timothy Rach, Richard Musgrave and Jen nifer Butler ing Funds for, and Completing Con struction of the Shore Bird Aviary Team. Art Yerian, Susan Lowe and Heather Hahn Protection and Visitor Program Access by Designing Funding and Constructing the Homosassa River Walk and Manatee Viewing Over look. Art Yerian, Susan Lowe and Heather Hahn Alive (Ybor City Museum State Park) Brian Pinson, Alex Kinder, Patricia Cross, Zachary Phifer, Brian Snyder, Carolyn Gray, Chantel He via and Liz McCoy* Nature Coast Environmental Sys tems at Crystal River Preserve State Park. Keith Morin, Jerry Smith, Stephanie Armstrong, Jonathan Pullen, Dustin McCullough, Joey Santiago, Jesse Natwick, Andy Natwick, Lauren Natwick, Hannah Macormick, Emma Lord, Elizabeth Guthrie, Bethany Welden and Jan piere Acevedo* *The last two teams include DEP staff and others who partnered on the projects. TALLAHASSEE A daylong nature macro photo workshop led by award-winning nature photographer Bill Boothe will be held at the Tallahassee Museum of History and Natural Science on Saturday, May 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET). The morning session in the classroom will cover what to shoot, equipment, set ting up your camera, composition, lighting, exposure, techniques. After lunch, participants will be photo is $60 per person. Tallahassee Museum members are eligible for a discounted rate of $50. Bill Boothe, a professional naturalist and nature photographer, and his wife, Marcia live in Bristol. Around every bend of the road in the Florida Panhandle, something new and fantastic beckons them to stop and take photographs of Florida's rare and beautiful plant and animal species. You may see some of his photos at his www.NatureInFocus.com. Participants must bring a digital camera (DSLR pref erably with macro lens or point and shoot with macro capabilities) and camera manual. A basic knowledge of how to use a camera is a prerequisite. This class is not intended for beginning photographers or those who do not know the basic operation of their camera. Registration deadline for the workshop is Monday, A registration form and additional details about the workshop are available at the Museums website at www.tallahasseemuseum.org or you may call the Museum at (850) 575-8684 extension 126. For more information about the workshop, please call Bill Boothe at (850) 643-2583. Bristol photographer to host nature photo workshop on May 18 Geocache Treasure Hunt at Landmark Park April 27 DOTHAN Geocaching is the popular sport that sends participants on a real life treasure hunt in search of caches of hidden prizes using a handheld GPS unit or smart phone. Join Landmark Park on April 27 for a geocache event designed to take participants on a journey throughout the park to complete a series of tasks with prizes up for grabs at the end. The day will kick off at 9:30 a.m. with an introduction workshop for beginners on the basics of using a GPS unit held in the Interpretive Center auditorium. Registration for the geocache event will begin at 10:30 a.m. and the hunt will start at 11 a.m.. You may enter as an individual or a team but only one prize will be awarded per registration. Registration is $10. landmarkpark.com. Prizes to be given away include Dothan Magazine, several park memberships and more. Landmark Park is a 135-acre historical and natural science park located on U.S. Highway 431 North in Dothan, Ala. For more information, contact the park at (334) 794-3452. Beau Turners Outdoor Experience set April 20 JEFFERSON COUNTY Folks looking to get outside on a nice spring day are invited to attend the Beau Turner Youth Conservation Centers (BTYCC) sixth annual Outdoor Experience on Saturday, April 20. The BTYCC is in Jefferson County on U.S. 19 just north of U.S. 27. The Saturday event is free and open to all ages. It begins at 10 a.m. and lasts until 2 p.m. Advance reg istration is not necessary. stations, K-9 demonstration, wild animal displays, hayrides and more. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and its partners will have activities and educational programs that highlight the Outdoor television personality and Xtreme Sport Shooter Patrick Flanigan will be there, giving dem onstrations at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. All attending youth age 15 and under will have a chance to win one of several door prizes, including the Ocala Outdoor Adventure Camp or a spot at the BTYCC summer camp. Food will be available for purchase, or attendees can bring their own sack lunch. For more information on Beau Turners Outdoor Ex perience, or to obtain more detailed driving directions to the center, call (850) 717-8702, or go to BTYCC.org. OUTDOOR EVENTS Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition was a once-in a-lifetime opportunity to showcase the landscapes, wildlife habitats, winding waterways and conserva tion legacies of Florida. Experiencing the wilds of Florida was like an epic dream come true. It is as Dr. E.O. Wilson says, our love for nature is an innate and genetically determined with the natural world, that piques my continual inter est in exploring an in-depth connection with nature. Making films has in troduced me to fascinating stories and characters across Florida. Ive discovered a collection of true-life stories, a trove of tall tales, dream ers for a better tomorrow, an active sportsmans paradise and a diverse interaction with the natural world. During the expedition, some of my favorite moments were early in the morning, especially on water ways with the morning fog rolling in. One particular memory: we were on a tree island in the Ever glades and misty showers greeted the morning, followed by the sun breaking through the rainy clouds with a rainbow appearing over the sawgrass horizon. I quickly set up the camera. The composition was What a moment being immersed in the scene developing around me. Another magical memory was along the St. Johns River. It was shallow enough that I could move the kayak with my toes, and I moved slowly through the marsh, keeping the camera mounted on the kayak steady. Finally I was within a few yards of the birds, to be able to capture these images is a gift. Having the opportunity to listen to stories people shared during 90 video interviews and spending time with them in their home landscapes was like having a front row seat in a college class. For many, this was an investment into the greater cause of the corridor concept. A number of them walked with us, some kayaked with us, others rode horses along side with us. One of the greatest treasures to the whole experience is what people gave and shared and invested into the expedition. Im so honored because thats what the journey is all about: those people and their stories. At the end of the trek a journalist asked me: Can you give a sentence sum marizing the journey? My immediate reply was into the wind, against the current, and off the beaten trail. Certainly, our jour ney was an arduous one, with long days and gruel ing terrain as we traversed Floridas remote heartland. that we would not have overcome on our own. All throughout our journey, from the moment is was merely an idea, there have been people pushing it toward reality. From trail angels to pastors, from professors to teachers, from commanders to generals, from bear biologists to park rangers, from corporations to small businesses, from kids to parents, people of every walk of life have supported our quest. As we experienced the corridor, we discovered what brings us to gether, what we have in common. We all want to protect natural Florida for current and future generations. We want to continue to see habitat restoration, endangered species protected, and cross-agency coop eration become a part of Floridas landscape. Our journey has shown whats possible. With your contin ued support Florida has the opportu nity to bring the idea of the Florida Wildlife Corridor into reality. May our voices reach further as we share this story together. OFF THE by Elam Stoltzfus Beaten Trail Calhoun County resident Elam Stoltzfus is a on The Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition June. LOCAL PROGRAM DATES & TIMES

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APRIL 17, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 11 OUTDOORS C ITY T IRE C O. "Volkswagens to semi's, we handle them all" CITY TIRE IS YOUR ONE-STOP TIRE SHOP! TOYO TIRES "Authorized Dealer" ACCEPTING NEW PA TIENTS www.bristoldentalclinic.com DENTURE LAB ON PREMISES Same-Day Service on Repairs & Relines Bristol Dental Clinic SPECIALTY POSTS ITEMS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY Liberty Post and Barn Pole Inc. Phone (850) 643-5995 WE'VE GOT THE FENCE POSTS TO MEET YOUR NEEDS. The Florida Fish and Wild life Conservation Commission (FWC) will meet Wednesday and Thursday, April 17-18 to discuss an array of issues, rang upland wildlife management and harvest issues to boating safety, staff reports and enhancing the publics ability to help control Sessions start both days at Safety Institute, 85 Academy is located west of the city of The meeting is open to the public, and all interested individuals may speak within guidelines established by the Marine issues dominate the of the Wildlife Foundation of Florida presents the annual Lou ise Ireland Humphrey Employee of the Year Award to FWC As sistant Executive Director Greg When the Commission takes hearing on the Gulf of Mexico The proposed season would be The Commissioners will then discuss a draft rule that proposes format standardization and re organization for several marine ministrative Code 68B, as well as the creation of a new General chapter that will include a series tions that would be applied to all In a draft rule hearing, the Commissioners will discuss a proposal to eliminate the requirement for a recreational have no recreational or commer the Commission will consider a proposal to make tarpon and species, and review and discuss gear use for tarpon in Boca At the request of the Collier County Board of Commission ers, the Commission will also discuss in a draft rule hearing the repeal of two Special Acts of Local Application that prohibit cial light and spearing in state The Commission will end the staff update on South Atlantic Fishery Management Council On Thursday April 18, Com missioners will welcome a rep resentative of the Shikar-Safari Club International to present Following Executive Direc tor Nick Wileys presentation of the Executive Directors Report, the Commissioners will consider that would better meet the needs of landowners and leaseholders, herd and harvest management while promoting conservation This voluntary program would apply to land parcels large enough to implement herd and Next, Commissioners will consider proposed revisions to gopher tortoise permitting guidelines that are based on stakeholder input and designed to be consistent with the updated Gopher Tortoise Management provements to the permitting guidelines include ensuring adequate funding for long-term management of gopher tortoise recipient sites, providing guide lines for capture of tortoises for relocation when using a back hoe, and establishing criteria to suspend, revoke or not renew an authorized gopher tortoise FWC staff will then present draft rules on changes to local ized boating-restricted zones in After staff reports, the public can comment on items not on the mission meeting will be June 11-13 in Lakeland, commencing FWC will meet Wed. & Thurs. near Tallahassee It occurred to me not too long ago that I havent been anybodys grandchild since 1991 and I miss it sorely. As a kid with grandparents, you always know theres somebody out there who thinks youre wonderful, no matter how often or badly you screw up. Someone once said that the reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common en emy: the parents. That was certainly the case in my experience as a grandchild and as a parent. When I was very young, my mother ar ranged for a woman to come to our home and watch me so she could go back to work teaching school. I was too young to remember, but Mother Mac, my fathers mother, checked in on me one day and didnt like what she saw. She more or less house became my daycare until I started school. Years later, when someone would ask Mother Mac if I was Gene and Bettys son, her standard response was, Yes, but I raised him. That irritated my mother and father to no end, but when their turn came, they were almost as annoying. As a grandmother, Mama would en courage me not to get angry and yell at my kids, and instead focus on correcting their behavior. All I could think about was her reaction when I got bad grades in school. If she wasnt angry back then, she was at least aggressively disappointed at high volume. Daddy also had some serious double standards for kids and grandkids. One day when my children were 10, camp. We were all standing on the bank, poles in hand, not 10 feet from each oth er when Daddy came rolling up. I turned around to greet him, but before I could get the words out, he said, Dont let those younguns get that far away from you! A gator might jump up there and grab one before you can do anything about it. I gathered the kids closer, but as he drove away I remembered being down there at eight or nine years old and hav ing this same man give me a pole, a can of worms and instructions to meet back here in a little bit. Either gators only recently became dan gerous or his level of concern was consid erably lower when I was a kid. Another time, when my oldest was about four, my parents came to our new house for a visit. I was in the living room talking with Mama while Daddy and Mary Grace were outside. After hearing a strange noise above us, I looked out the window to see my father tossing a base ball on the roof of the house. He would let it roll off and then catch it, which for some reason was great fun for my daughter. I went outside and reminded him that he used to get mad at me for doing the same thing. Didnt you say that throwing a ball on the roof could break the shingles? I asked. Yep. Then why is it okay now? He just smiled and said, Not my roof. I wont get to be a grandchild again in this life, but I may get to be a grandpar ent. From what I can gather, thats the next best thing. JIM McCLELLANS OUTDOORS Down South DOUBLE STANDARD: The difference between children and grandchildren If you like to hunt wild hogs, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has several upcoming opportunities on public lands in northwest Florida that you printed brochures for wildlife On the Joe Budd Small Game Area near Tallahassee, still hunters can hunt hogs May 3-5 without having to obtain a quota quota for hog hunts using dogs are set for May 16-19, June 20On the nearby Ochlockonee River SGA, the still hunter quota has been increased from 30 to 50 hunters per hunt, and the hunt area has been expanded to include the area south of hunt dates are May 10-12, June Hog hunts are also set for the Aucilla SGA in Jefferson County and Blackwater SGA in Oka The online brochures and hunting rules for Joe Budd, Ochlockonee River, Aucilla and Blackwater SGAs can be viewed or downloaded by going

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Page 12 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL APRIL 17, 2013 LCHS SPORTS F R I D A Y A P R I L 1 9 12 noon until 10 p.m. S A T U R D A Y A P R I L 2 0 9 a.m. until Face Painting, Balloon Animals, Magic Show, Trent The Train Man, Bounce House, Slide, Wrecking Ball, Zip Line, Mechanical Bull, Rock Wall and Much More! Kids Activities Sponsored by For more information visit A contemporary a cappella group Saturday, 6:00 p.m. Sponsored by Marianna Toyota Saturday 8 pm Fine Arts Contest, Arts and Crafts, Entertainment, Food And Activities For The Young and Young At Heart! Join us for the 5K/10K Walk/Run Saturday, 8 am Registration 6:40 to 7:40 am Sign Up For The DONT MISS THE 3RD ANNUAL JACKSON COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE ANTIQUE & CLASSIC CAR SHOW AND ANTIQUE TRACTOR SECTION ON SATURDAY. The Liberty County Boys Track Team did well at Fridays District Meet at Maclay School in Tal lahassee. Six boys will advance to the Regional meet in Jacksonville on Thursday, April 18. events: the long jump, high jump, triple jump and 400 meter relay. Jordan Chaney, Johnathan Hall and two events: Chaney in the triple jump and 100 meter dash, Hall in the 800 meter run and 400 meter relay and Beckwith in the triple jump and 400 meter relay. Ben Beckwith and Dusty Young each the 110 high hurdles and Young in the 400 meter relay. Jarrod Beckwith, Johnathan Hall, Dusty Young and Ben Beckwith will represent LCHS in the 400 meter relay at the regional meet. Bishop Snyder High School in Jacksonville on Thursday, April 18. event will advance to the FHSAA North Florida in Jacksonville on Friday, April 26. The LCHS Bulldogs split a pair the Dawgs hosted the Bay High Tornados and came away with a 2 0 victory. Senior Hayden Swier pitched a complete game shutout this year. We have had some injuries Coach Donnie Coxwell said. At the plate the Dawgs were led by Seniors Dustin Watson, Hayden Swier, Chuck Morris and David the Dawgs. Junior Monroe Hinson 2nd with a single to give the Dawgs the lead. Blountstown Tigers. Senior JoJo Durden got the loss on the mound threw the ball well enough to win but we didnt score any runs behind pley on Monday, Bainbridge on Tuesday, and Marianna on Thurs day. Thursday will be Senior Night Bulldogs split pair of games The Liberty County Bulldogs will be hosting the 2013 Class 1-A District 4 Tournament starting on Monday, April 22. played. At 1:30 p.m. South Walton will take on Port St. Joe. At 4 p.m. the Bulldogs will host the Franklin County Seahawks and the late game will be the Blountstown Tigers tak ing on West Gadsden. Bulldogs and the Blountstown Tigers will play each other and the St. Joe game will play Bozeman. Tuesdays games are extremely those games are guaranteed a trip Championship. The Championship game will be on Thursday, April 25 starting at 7 p.m. (ET). $6. This price is set by the FHSAA. LCHS will host District Tourney Track team heads to regional meet ABOVE: The Liberty County Softball seniors (from left) Carly Sapp, Kayla Johnson, Ashley Sikes, Ashley Smith and Madison Barineau were honored during the game. Kayla Johnson winds up for the pitch, above, and below, responds to one. ABOVE: Liberty Countys Montana Manley sizes up the batter before pitching the ball. Catcher Carly Sapp makes a throw from the ground. DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTOS LCHS Lady Dawgs beat Mosley High 7-5 on Senior Night The LCHS Lady Bulldogs hosted Mosley High School Thursday for Senior Night in Bristol and ended the game with a 7-5 win. Liberty Countys Montana Man ley got a 3 for 5, hit a triple and made a home run. Pitcher Kayla Johnson added six strikeouts to her record. Coach Jennifer Sewell said, This group of seniors have had 87 wins and only 17 losses so far. They could play for a district championship if they win the next game.

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APRIL 17, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 13 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: Huntingdon signs three LCHS students Last Thursday, April 11, brought a gathering of Bulldog Pride to the Liberty County High School media center. With the media center full of family, friends, and teammates, three student athletes signed to play at Huntingdon College. Jessica Read will be cheering for the Hawks next season. While Jesse Williams and Dustin Watson will play football for the school located in Montgomery, AL. Huntingdon College is a Division III school which will be joining the USA South Athletic Conference later this year. Mike Turk will lead the Hawks football program again in 2013. Last season Huntingdon was ranked as high as #16 Huntingdon President J. Cameron West said, Coach Turk is known throughout the community, region, and college athletics for his integrity, character and professionalism. JESSE WILLIAMS Jesse Williams will enter Huntingdon to play on the offensive line. He had a very strong senior season at LCHS after suffering a season ending injury early in his junior season. During his senior year Jesse helped a strong LCHS rushing attack to a 10-3 record and District and Regional Championships. Jesse received many personal honors including First Team All-State, All District for Defense, All District for Offense, LCHS Defensive Lineman Award and was selected to play in the GA/FL Border Wars game. Jesse also played basketball and baseball for the Bulldogs. DUSTIN WATSON Dustin Watson will join Jesse on the offensive side of the ball and compete for the quarterback position for the Hawks. Dustin transferred to LCHS from Robert F. Munroe where he played for Coach Joey Striplin and was selected the Gadsden County Player of The Year during his junior year. Dustin was also selected to the All Big Bend Team as a junior. As the signal caller at LCHS, Dustin helped open up the passing game as the Bulldogs made a strong push for the State Championship, while showing great leadership. Coach Grantham stated, Dustin was instrumental in allowing us to use all of our weapons and shift people around to their natural position. Dustin has become a true Bulldog with his hard work and dedication to being his best. Dustin was selected as the All District Punter and LCHS Offensive Captain this past season. He also played basketball and baseball for the Bulldogs. JESSICA READ Jessica Read has signed as a cheerleader with Huntingdon College. Jessica has been a varsity cheerleader for the Bulldogs for four years where she has served as Co-Captain for two years. She has been elected UCA All-Star cheerleader for two years where she represented LCHS in the Macys Day Thanksgiving Parade in New York and the New Years Day Parade in London. She has been a member of the Jags Competitive Cheer Team for four years. Jessica has been a great leader on and off wish her well. The entire staff at LCHS would like to congratulate Jessica, Jesse and Dustin on their accomplishments. We would like to encourage each of you to continue to strive to be the best. The entire Bulldog family will be looking forward to following your college careers. Tolar School hosts baseball/softball camp fundraiser on April 20 W.R. Tolar School is hosting a baseball/softball camp fundraiser for the eighth grade trip to Washington, D.C. The camp will be held on Saturday, April 20 from 9 a.m. 12 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park. Several skills will be taught at the camp. Tim Young will coach pitching, Richie Smith will work with batting and Julie Lyons will work with the girls on softball. Cost is $25 and is available for ages 7 to 16. For more information contact Laurie Brandon at 643-5516. BLOUNTSTOWN Drugs 20370 Central Ave. W 25 % Wind Chimes Garden Stakes Yard Decor & More! SALE 40% OFF Upcoming Events at W.R. Tolar *Wednesday, April 17FCAT Testing Math 3rd4th, Science 5th, Reading 7th-8th *Thursday, April 18FCAT Testing Math 3rd-4th, Science 5th& 8th, Reading 6th *Friday, April 19FCAT Testing Reading 6th, Make-Up Testing *Monday, April 22FCAT Testing Math 5th *Tuesday, April 23FCAT Testing Math 5th *Wednesday, April 24Make-Up Testing *Thursday, April 25Make-Up Testing *Friday, April 26Make-Up Testing *Saturday, April 278th Grade Formal 6-10 p.m. *Monday, April 29K-1 Benchmark Testing JOURNAL Serving two counties that make up one great community! HOURS: 9 a.m. 6 p.m. Monday thru Friday PHONE (850) 643-3333 or email: thejournal@fairpoint.net Cast announced for Chipolas Alice In Wonderland MARIANNAThe Chipola College Theater is in rehearsal for the chil drens musical, "Alice in Wonderland," which will be presented to hundreds of elementary school chil dren in May. A public performance is set for Thursday, May 9 at 7 p.m. Chipola Theater director Charles Sirmon recently cast ac tors in the following roles: Colton Day and Trey McKay as Chesire Cats, Christin Wiggins as Mathil da, Gracie Wallace as Alice, Di ane Glaze as White Rabbit, Austin Pettis as Doorknob, Patrea Clark as Dodo Bird, Terrence Shanks as Tweedle Dum, Shayli Tharp as Tweedle Dee, Brienne Beechum as Rose, Kayla Todd as Petunia, Mel anie Henderson as Lily, Jae House as Caterpillar, Dylan Bass as Mad Hatter, Dante Tyler as March Hare, Odra Chapman as Queen of Hearts, Nick Cessna as King of Hearts. Royal Cardsman and Tea Partiers include: Alex Anderson, Deanna Bailey, Amberly Corbin, Maddie Craven, Elyn Sapp and Julie Wells. Tickets go sale two weeks prior to the performance. Tickets are hours Monday through Thursday from 2 5 p.m. and one hour prior to curtain at the Center for the Arts box of Theatre fans also are invited to join the Ap plauding Chipola Theatre (ACT) VIP fund, which guarantees the best seats for all shows. of membership including Spon sor, Patron, Benefactor, Angel and Corporate Angel with VIP seating available at all levels. A portion of ACT memberships is tax-deduct ible. For more information contact Charles Sirmon, Director of The atre sirmonc@chipola.edu (850) 718-2277. about a Check the Apalachicola River, Chipola River and the Ochlockonee RIVER READINGS CLJ News .com

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Page 14 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL APRIL 17, 2013 SCHOOL NEWS BES Kindergarten registration May 10 Kindergarten Registration for the 2013-2014 school year will be held Friday, May 10 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the school Library. Children MUST be 5 years of age by September 1 to be able to enroll in Kindergarten. Parents need shot records, proof of current physical and social security cards to register their child for the school year 2013-2014. to set up your appointment. BES yearbooks on sale now BES 2012-2013 Yearbooks are on sale now! Don't miss a single treasured moment as you watch your child grow from Pre-K to 5th grade. Stop by the Media Center and see Ms. Sims or the music room and see Mrs. Kimbrel to purchase your 2012-2013 yearbook. They will be on sale until May 30 for $22 each. BES students Blow the top off of FCAT at pep rally Friday The FCAT test started Monday for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students. Mrs. Bozeman and Mrs. Taylor held a pep rally Friday afternoon to let students know that they are ready for the test and are going to do great. Fourth grade students did a Flash Mob song to motivate the other grades to do their best and score a 5. Mrs. Bozeman and Mrs. Taylor also gave away AR prizes to students with AR points. The theme is "Blow the Top Off of FCAT" so all of the students were given Blow Pops to eat during the assembly. BHS Calendar of Events FCAT 2.0 Reading -10th grade; Softball District Tournaments Baseball vs. Chipley away at 6 p.m.; FCAT 2.0 Reading-10th grade; Softball District Tournaments Baseball vs. Wewa-Home at 6 p.m. (Senior Nite); Softball District Tournaments; Senior Cap and Gown Pictures; State Weightlifting Finals begin State Weightlifting Finals Baseball District Tournaments; FCAT 2.0 Reading 9th grade FCAT 2.0 Reading-9th grade; Baseball District Tournaments Altha School to host Scholastic Book Fair April 22 26 Mark your Calendars! -Altha School will host Story Laboratory Reading Gives You Super Power! April Families, faculty, and the community are invited to at tend this fun reading event that helps inspire children to become lifelong readers. The Book Fair will feature a special Family Event feature time to shop at the fair, book fair related activi ties, and refreshments. Parents, Grandparents as well as other relatives are invited to our Book Fair Breakfast will be served and there will be time to shop at the Book Fair. The Book Fair offers specially priced books and educational products, including popular series, awardwinning titles, new releases, and other great reads from more than 100 publishers. You can also shop online at www.scholastic.com/schoolbookfairs until Friday, May 3. All orders ship to school for FREE and each In addition, the Book Fair will feature the One for Books program, where students can share the thrill of reading by donating their loose change to help purchase books for classroom libraries. Scholastic matches monetary donations with a donation of up organizations dedicated to helping families in need, such as the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, Kids in Distressed Situations, Inc., and Kids In Need Founda tion. The more a child reads, the stronger reader he or she becomes. Strong reading skills are essential to a childs success in school and life. Our Book Fair encourages this success by offering students access to great books at affordable prices. Children are more likely to read books they personally choose. The wide variety of choices offered at our Book Fair ensures that there will be something for everyone! For more information, please call the Media Center Carr School held its Honor Assembly for the third grading period on Tuesday, April 2. Many students were recognized for their academic achievement. Pictured is Mr. Taylor presenting Christopher Whitehead with the Most Improved Middle School Student Award. C arr Middle School had the privilege of hosting Rick Bender and hearing about his life and battle with cancer from tobacco products. Pictured are the Carr School SWAT Whitehurst, Kylie Bush, Rick Bender, Stephanie Harris, Caitlyn Hurst and Holley Bailey. Thanks to the Calhoun County SWAT Program for coordinating this event. Carr School held its local track meet for middle school students on Friday, April Kirkland, Jacob Carpenter, Gracie Smiley, Mary Mercer and Summer Wester. Caleb Howard, Cane Miller, Gabriel Lowery, Morgan McDougald, Joni Smith and Grace Brown. Carr School holds track meet for middle school and elementary school students Carr Whitehead receives Most Improved Middle School Student Award April 2 BES MARIANNAThe Chipola College Department of Fine and Performing Arts will host a Young Artist mental Theatre of the new Center for the Arts. The concert will feature Aaron Smith, piano; Anna E. Williams, piano; Daniel Kern, piano; Mi chael Lingerfelt, piano; and Anthony John Marotta, The students are enrolled in music courses at Chi pola and Gulf Coast. These award-winning artists open the 2013 Spring into Summer Concert season with works by Barber, Beethoven, Chopin, Haydn, Mozart, Rachmaninoff, Ravel and more. The primary mission of the Spring Into Summer music ensembles and soloists on a Sunday Matine during the spring and summer months. Concerts in this series may range from classical offerings to modern. All concerts begin at 2 p.m. and admission is by donation. For information, contact Dr. Christine Yoshikawa at yoshikawac@chipola.edu or call Chipola Fine Government Contracting Seminar at Chipola April 19 MARIANNA Chipola College will offer a seminar, on Government Contracting, Friday, April the Chipola Business and Technology building. Participants will learn to identify government agencies and target marketing efforts to save both students to sign up will receive free admission. Participants may register for seminars online at chipola.edu. Participants may register in person in SPRING FROLICS FUNDSDaylon McKinnon (center) of Marianna won a $100 cash door prize at the Chipola College Spring Frolics on April 3. Here, he accepts the cash from Chipola Theatre Director Charles Sirmon (left) and Student Activities Director Nancy Johnson. Students were treated to free food, games and hundreds of dollars in door prizes. Daylon McKinnon of Marianna wins $100 cash at Chipolas Spring Frolics

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APRIL 17, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 15 JOYCE PLOTKE SOUTHPORT Joyce Plotke, 67, of Southport, passed away Monday, April 8, 2013 in Panama City. She was born May 24, 1945 to the late Robert Daniel, Sr. and Fannie Mae Murphy Little in Panama City. She was a homemaker and was a member of Southport First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by two sons, Michael Anthony Mallory and Bobby Gene Mallory, two broth ers and two sisters. Survivors include two sons, Rocky Mallory and Jimmie Mallory and his wife, Angel, all of Southport; two daughters, Brenda Hernandez and her husband, Mitch of Fountain, and Ronda Burgett and her husband, Shaone of Southport; three brothers, Charlie Little and his wife, Brenda of Wewahitchka, Jimmie Little and his wife, Barbara of Weirsdale and Leonard Little and his wife, Jackie of Panama City; 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; other extended family. Memorialization will be by cremation. Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrange ments. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh. com. VIRGINIA ANNETTE POWELL ADAMS BLOUNTSTOWN Virginia Annette Powell Ad ams, 92, of Blountstown, went peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior Thursday, April 11, 2013 at Bay Medical Sacred Heart Center in Panama City. She was born on November 4, 1920 in Jackson County. She was raised on a farm east of Campbellton in Jackson County and graduated as Valedictorian of her class at Campbellton School. She married and moved to Blountstown in 1939 and became actively involved in the Blountstown United Methodist Church where she held many leadership positions doing the Lords work. She also was a Den Mother for Cub Scout Pack 137. Her career involved working at the Calhoun County Court House and the Florida Legislature. She retired as head teller from The Bank of Blountstown. She was a spiritual role model and mentor to many people of all ages. She was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, James Landis Adams, Sr.; her parents, W.R. and Mary Alice Wade Powell; three sisters Allie Powell Sidaris, Willie Ruth Powell Riley and Frances Powell. Survivors include two sons, James Landis Jimmy Adams, Jr. and his wife, Shelia of Marianna and Powell Adams and his wife, Amy of Southport; one brother, Robert Lyndon Powell of Panama City; one sister, Sue Powell Wooten of Blackshear, GA; six grandchildren, Jeannie Johnson and her husband, Matt, Landis Adams and his wife, Suzanne, Virginia Held, Amy Beth Adams, Alethea Pendarvis and her husband, Don and Clinton Adams and his wife, Michelle; 14 great-grandchildren, Luke and Harper Johnson, Mary Sue, Sara Kate and Caroline Adams, Kayla Carleton and her husband, Mike, Meagan and Dylan Held, Corey Midyette, Mackenzie, Gracie, Zakk and Halen Pendarvis, Kendall Annette Adams; many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by many close friends who called her Mom, Mama or Granny. Services were held Sunday, April 14 at Blountstown United Methodist Church with Reverend Jim Jines and in Nettle Ridge Cemetery in Blountstown. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. EDDIE MAE HORNSBY ROCK BLUFF Eddie Mae Hornsby, 95, of Rock Bluff Community passed away Saturday, April 13, 2013 in Tallahassee. She was born in Bristols Rock Bluff Community on March 30, 1918 to the late Jesse and Trudie Brown Goodson. She was a homemaker and was a charter member of Rock Bluff Assembly of God Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Hornsby; two daughters, Shirley Williams and Marjorie Matthews; three brothers, George Goodson, Doward Goodson and Eustace Goodson; a granddaughter, Karen Hornsby and Juston Brown, a great-grandson. Survivors include one son, Eugene Hornsby and his wife, Margie of Tallahassee; one daughter, Betty H. Wargo and her husband, Bill of Columbus, GA; eight grandchildren, Ken Wargo and his wife, Marsha, Lynne McLemore and her husband, Don, Pamela Flores and her husband, Jeremias, Angela Weeks-Samanie and her husband, Lawrence, Sheri Creel and her husband, Chris, Teresa Vinson and her husband, Kevin, Scott and Kevin Hornsby; 16 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services were held on Tuesday, April 16 at Rock Bluff Assembly of God Church with Reverend Mitchell ment followed in Rock Bluff Cemetery. Adams Funeral Home was in charge of the arrange ments. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh. com. ELEANOR CAROLYN MCGEHE PAULIN Elly, passed away peacefully in her sleep Thursday, April 11, 2013. Born in St. Augus tine, she was raised in Pensacola. She moved to West Palm Beach, where she married Pat Paulin and together raised seven children. her home in Sumatra, where she wrote a column, Sumatra Tid bits, for The CalhounLiberty Journal. She returned to West Palm Beach to care for her elderly mother. Her life continued in Bristol where she was a caregiver for several local families, a member of the Red Hat Society and President of the Bristol Womens Club for four years. As President she established an annual local parade, a Christmas toy drive, and purchased teddy bears for distribution by the Liberty County Sheriffs Department. She was an extremely kind and loving soul, who touched many lives, is dearly loved and will be missed by many. She was preceded in death by her father, Lois Pop McGehe, her mother Eva McGehe and her brother Marvin. Survivors include seven children, Deborah Paulin of Gainesville, Michael Paulin of Newport, TN, Karen Neuschafer of Lake Worth, Beth Gershey of Lake Ariel, PA, Bunny DeVane of Cosby, TN, Lynn Gatlin of Lake Talquin and Robert Paulin of West Palm Beach; one brother, Bob; two sisters, Celcile Longwell of West Palm Beach and Marcia Benton of Ft. White; 13 grand children, Blue, Brodie, Patrick, Travis, Robbie, Misty, Jeffrey, Corey, Kevin, August, Waylin, Stephanie and Megan; 11 great-grandchildren, Brice, Olivia, Sophia, Taylor, Conrad, Riley, Brandon, Amy, Marley, C.J. and Christopher. She was honored with a memorial service in Bristol Monday evening. DORIS JOSEPHINE STEWART passed away Sunday, April 14, 2013 at her home in Bristol. She was born on January 30, 1939 in Altha, and had lived in Bristol since 1972, coming from Tallahas see. She was retired from Florida Public Safety with the FHP and DOC for 30 years and also worked with disabled families for several years. She was a foster parent for a number of years and graduated from the Department of Correction at TCC in Tallahassee. She taught a Criminal Justice Course for Liberty County High School. She was a great caregiver to her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Percy R. Stewart and a son, Johnny Stewart. Survivors include one son, Randy Stewart and his wife, Brenda of Bristol; one brother, J. A. OBryan and his wife, Marilyn of Bristol; six grandchildren, Ben Stewart of Wichita, KS, Bryan Stewart and his wife, Chandra of Bristol, Chelsey, Brittany and Devin Yancey and Cody Osborne; three great-grandchildren, Brenden and Cash Stewart and Adrian Chatman. Memorial services were held on Tuesday, April 16 at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Ron Baker Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. OBITUARIES Charles McClellan Funeral Home Butler-Morgan/Morgan-McClellan Funeral Home Building at 15 S. Jackson St., Quincy, 32351 Phone: (850) 627-7677 or 643-2277 Charles K. McClellan Licensed Funeral Director 42 years experience Call us Let us explain how we can conveniently handle arrangements in Liberty County. Telephone (850) 674-2266 Your hometown funeral home since 1994 A Hometown Funeral Director You Can Trust and Depend On! Funeral Services with Dignity, Caring and Professionalism. Marlon Peavy Peavy Funeral Home & Crematory Honor your loved ones by making their memory part of our best efforts to defeat cancer. For more information, contact the American Cancer Society. CAN THERE BE? EAST GADSDEN UNIT P.O. Box 563, Quincy 32353 Childrens Bereavement Activity planned Covenant Hospice will be hosting a Childrens Bereavement Activity Satur day, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lafayette Park Arts and Crafts Center, The activity is for bereaved children ages 5 to 16. The event is free and lunch will be provided. The children will be participating in a painting activity explor engage with other bereaved children and complete a group mural. Pre-Registration is required and must be made by Thursday, April 25. For more information and to register contact Bobbie Massey, LCSW, Senior Bereavement Spe cialist bobbie.massey@covenanthopice. org, (850) 701-0133 or (850) 575-4998. invites community members to attend a three hour workshop for those who have suffered the loss of a loved one or would like to learn how to help those that are grieving. The workshop will be held on Tuesday, April 23 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. We will meet at Calhoun County Se nior Center, located at 16859 NE Cayson Street, Blountstown. The workshop is free of charge and includes lunch and snacks. The day will include such topics as Understanding Normal Grief Reactions; Coping Strate gies for the Holidays; Supporting others through their Grief, and more. Registra tion is required; to register, please call Riley Henderson at 482-8520 or toll free at (888) 817-2191. Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, organization dedicated to providing comprehensive, compassionate services to patients and loved ones during times of life-limiting illnesses. For more information about Covenant Hospice or to make a hospice inquiry, 482-8520 or visit www.covenanthospice. org/marianna. Understanding Grief and Loss Workshop at Calhoun Calhoun Senior Center April 23 Covenant Hospice honors volunteers and celebrates 30 years of service participant in National Volunteer Week, to be celebrated April 21-27 honoring volunteers throughout the country. appreciation event will be held on Saturday, April 27 from 4-5:30 p.m. The dinner will be held at Covenants new Tallahassee branch location. Part of the events activities is celebrating Covenants 30th Anniversary and honoring our dedicated volunteers who helped to start and continue to support the organization. Covenant Hospice volunteers expand and enhance the care and services provided by the Covenant team, said, Sandi Huster, Director of Volunteer Services for Covenant Hospice. Nearly 3,000 volunteers serving Covenants 14 branch locations located in North Florida and South Alabama provide companionship and support to patients and their families, as well as a wide range of development, outreach and administrative support services, added Huster. Covenant Hospice volunteers served 71% of all pa tients cared for in 2012 and met 99% of all requests to support patients and families, saving the organization over two million dollars in donated time and mileage. Volunteers rate their satisfaction with volunteering for Covenant at 98% highly satisfied/satisfied. For information about becom ing a Covenant Hospice Volunteer, please contact Kortney Rudd, Volunteer Manager, at (850) 5754998. Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, Covenant organization dedicated to providing comprehensive, compassionate services to patients and loved ones during times of life-limiting illnesses. For more information about Covenant Hospice or to make a hospice inquiry, contact the Tal covenanthospice.org. USE BEFORE APR. 17 Big Bend Hospice honors Dr. Jessie Furlow With A Touch of Gadsden County April 20 The Big Bend Hospice Gadsden Coun ty Advisory Council invites the public to A Touch of Gadsden County Saturday, April 20. This special event honors Dr. Jessie Furlow, beloved physician and for mer Big Bend Hospice Associate Medical Director, who dedicated her healing skills to her patients in Gadsden County. This years event begins at 6 p.m. with an opening performance by Un Poquito de Mexico at the Golf Club of Quincy. The main event features entertainment from Tallahassee Nights Live. This years event features Tallahassee music featuring some of the best sounds of Jazz, R & B, Soul, Pop, Hip Hop, Dance and Hilarious Comedy. A Touch of Gadsden County will be held at The Gold Club of Quincy, 229 Big Bend Hospice patients in Gadsden County. Please contact Travia Cromartie, Community Resource Coordinator, for tickets and/or more information at (850) 556-1786 or travia@bigbendhospice.org.

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APRIL 17, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 17 The meeting was called to order by Chairman Kyle Peddie. Members present at the meeting were Darrel Hayes, Roger Reddick, Tina Tharpe, Logan Kever, Chairman Kyle Peddie, and Superintendent Gloria Gay Uzzell. PRAYER AND PLEDGE: The prayer was offered by Kever and the Pledge was led by Tharpe. RECOGNITION : A presentation was made by Steven Cutshaw, President of the Liberty County Education Foundation, to the winner and runnerup of the Foundations logo design contest. $50 place design, and $25 was presented to Bryan Perry as runner-up. Both students are from Liberty County High School. Ashlei Yates was recognized by Superintendent Uzzell as Liberty Countys representative for Floridas Sunshine State Scholar program and PUBLIC COMMENTS : Steve Crist, GCA Zone Manager, wanted to thank the Board for giving GCA the opportunity to meet with them on March 7, 2013. Crist stated to the Board the he wanted to reiterate GCAs dedication and commitment to the custodial services contract. He stated that if GCA were allowed to continue this contract they would immediately increase employees wages and begin a cost reduction. Bob Russell, Chartwells Food Service Management Company, wanted to thank the Board for taking the time last week to hear Chartwells presentation. He stated to the Board that Chartwells was building a plan for the completion of this school year and the company school year. APPROVAL OF AGENDA : Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Tharpe, and carried unanimously to approve the agenda with emergency items. APPROVAL OF MINUTES : Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes, and carried unanimously to approve the minutes of the February 12, 2013, Regular School Board Meeting. OLD BUSINESS : Superintendent Uzzell gave an update on the status of salary increases for Child Care Workers, stating that a proposal for a salary increase for 2013-2014 school year will be made at the June, 2013 regular School Board meeting. FINANCE CONSENT ITEMS : Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Tharpe, and carried unanimously to approve the Consent Items FC 1, 2 and 4. FC 1) Principals Reports for February, 2013 FC 2) Financial Statements for February, 2013 FC 3) Budget Amendments for February, 2013 None FC 4) Bills and Payroll for February, 2013 FINANCE ACTION ITEMS : FA 1) Motion was made by Reddick and seconded by Kever. After discussion the motion carried unanimously to approve the recommendation to non-renew the contractual agreement with Compass Group, USA, Inc., by and through its Chartwells Division (Food Service Management Company), effective June 30, 2013. FA 2) Motion was made by Reddick and seconded by Tharpe to approve the recommendation to non-renew the contractual agreement with GCA Services Group (custodial management company), effective June 30, 2013. After discussion the following members voted in favor of the motion: Hayes, Reddick, Mrs. Tharpe, and Kever. Chairman Peddie opposed the recommendation. Motion carried. FA 3) ITEM DELETED PERSONNEL CONSENT ITEMS : Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Reddick, and carried unanimously to approve Personnel Consent Items PC 1) through 16). PC 1) Approve request to change 21st Century Program Manager position from one fulltime position to two half-time positions with equal hours per position. PC 1) Approve recommendation to hire Chesnee McCaskill and Jessica Bennett as Program Managers for the 21st CLCC Grant, effective February 25, 2013. They will share this position, time each, effective 2/25/2013 6/30/2013. PC 2) Approve request for FMLA Leave of Absence for Kelly Neldon from March 1, 2013, to April 1, 2013. PC 3) ITEM DELETED PC 4) Approve recommendation to hire Carol Andrews as Bus Monitor on Linda Collinss bus, effective February 28, 2013. She will receive the bus monitor supplement at the end of the semester in a lump sum of $500. PC 5) Approve correction to minutes from February 12, 2013, school board meeting to Approve letter of intent to enter DROP retirement termination date to be effective no later than November 30, 2017 from Linda Bontrager. PC 6) Approve correction to minutes from following: Approve letter of intent to enter DROP program termination date to be effective no later than May 31, 2017, from Gayle Grissett. PC 7) Approve letter of intent to enter DROP retirement termination date to be effective no later than March 31, 2018 from Wyonna Mathis. PC 8) Approve request to pay Gyll Moore, LCHS Assistant Girls Basketball Coach Supplement of $900 to be paid a lump sum at the end of the season. PC 10) Approve recommendation to assign Hosford School, effective February 25, 2013. PC 11) Approve transfer of Marion Presha from the Hosford 21st Century site to the W.R. Tolar 21st Century site, effective March 3, 2013. PC 12) ITEM DELETED PC 13) Accept resignation of Ranza Taylor as a Para-Professional for the 21st Century program at W.R. Tolar School, effective February 15, 2013. PC 14) Accept resignation of Ladell Holland as a Para-Professional for the 21st Century program at W. R. Tolar School, effective February 15, 2013. PC 15) Approve recommendation to hire Chasity Pullam as a Para-Professional for the 21st Century program at W. R. Tolar School, effective March 5, 2013. PC 16) Approve recommendation to hire Misty Tricky as a Para-Professional for the 21st Century program at W. R. Tolar School, effective March 5, 2013. PERSONNEL ACTION ITEMS : PA 1) Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Tharpe, and carried unanimously to approve out-of-state travel for Rita Lewis and Lisa Rast for Food Service training and Horizons Users Group Conference in Atlanta, GA, March 26-28, 2013. PA 2) Motion was made by Tharpe, seconded by Kever, and carried unanimously to approve request to advertise a change to Liberty County School Board Policy 6.531 (regarding the Deferred Retirement Option Program DROP) to comply with Florida State Statutes. INSTRUCTION/CURRICULUM CONSENT ITEMS : None INSTRUCTION/CURRICULUM ACTION ITEMS : None OPERATIONS/FACILITIES CONSENT ITEMS : Kevin Williams gave an update on the stated that Shuler will meet with him On March Lumber Company. OPERATIONS/FACILITIES ACTION ITEMS : OA 1) Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Reddick, and carried unanimously to approve Educational Facilities Florida Inventory of School OA 2) Motion was made by Tharpe and seconded by Kever to approve request to advertise a change in Liberty County School Board Policy 7.70 (2), increasing the competitive bid threshold from $25,000 to $50,000. After discussion the following Board members voted in favor of the motion: Hayes, Tharpe, and Kever. Chairman Peddie and Reddick opposed. Motion carried. OA 3) Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes, and carried unanimously by all to approve maintenance contract with Revell Electric, Inc., and Automated Access Systems for gate maintenance for W.R. Tolar and Hosford Schools. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CONSENT ITEMS : None INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACTION ITEMS : None EMERGENCY ITEMS : E-1) Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Tharpe and carried unanimously to approve recommendation for School and take the GED upon completion of a prescribed course of study. E-2) Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Tharpe, and carried unanimously to approve contract with Lee Legutko to provide training and effective March 13, 2013 June 30, 2013. This will replace the assistance formerly rendered by Wendy Phillips, Shelly Shuler and Alice McClellan. E-3) Motion was made by Tharpe, seconded by Kever, and carried unanimously to approve request for FMLA Leave of Absence for Hannah Gingerich from March 4, 2013 to March 22, 2013. E-4) Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Tharpe, and carried unanimously to approve recommendation to hire Juacinta Copeland as a long-term substitute for Hannah Gingerich, effective March 5, 2013 March 21, 2013. E-5) Motion was made by Hayes and seconded by Tharpe, and carried unanimously to approve recommendation to hire Kayla Sumner as a teacher at the Hosford 21st Century site, effective March 5, 2013. E-6) Motion was made by Tharpe, seconded by Reddick, and approved unanimously to approve deposit of $740 cash on February 23, 2013 as a Miscellaneous Undesignated E-7) Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Tharpe, and carried unanimously to approve Liberty County Adult School and take the GED upon completion of a prescribed course of study. E-8) Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Tharpe, and carried unanimously to approve Lara Deason and Brenda Green to be authorized signees for W.R. Tolar School internal funds account at Centennial Bank, effective Monday, March 11, 2013. E-9) Motion was made by Tharpe, seconded by Hayes, and carried unanimously to approve recommendation to pay 12 month employees on March 22, 2013, rather than March 31, 2013, due to the Spring Break holiday. SUPERINTENDENT ITEMS : Superintendent Uzzells original agenda item was covered under Old Business. She added that she would like to thank everyone for their support and participation as we make necessary changes in our county. BOARD MEMBER ITEMS : Tharpe stated that she has been spending time out in the schools and to feel free to put her to work when she is there. CLOSING COMMENTS : None ADJOURNMENT : Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Tharpe and carried p.m. _______________________________ Superintendent Gloria Uzzell Chairman Kyle Peddie Minutes from the March 12 Liberty School Board regular meeting The meeting was called to order by Chairman Kyle Peddie. Members present at the meeting were Darrel Hayes, Roger Reddick, Tina Tharpe, Logan Kever, Chairman Kyle Peddie, and Superintendent Gloria Gay Uzzell. The Prayer was offered by Darrel Hayes. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Roger Reddick. Peddie stated that the purpose of tonights workshop was to go over the agenda for the March 12, 2013, Regular Board Meeting. He further stated that Agenda Items 10 (FA) (1) and (FA) (2) were recommendations to non-renew contractual agreements with Compass Group, USA< Inc., by and through its Chartwells Division (food service management), and GCA Services Group (custodial management company) effective June 30, 2013. Steve Crist spoke on behalf of GCA. He stated that in 2010 GCA went through the RFP process and received the award for the contract. Reddick asked Crist what the management fees ($12,162 per month) covered. Crist answered that it covered supplies, products, social security, and Steve Hofheinzs salary and truck. Uzzell stated that in addition to the monthly management fee, Liberty County School board paid the hourly salaries of the GCA custodians. Tharpe stated that during SY 09-10 supplies were $55,000. During SY 10-11 they were $5,000 and during SY 11-12 they were $12,000. She inquired as to why there was such a large increase. Crist stated that paper products, trash liners, and everything related to paper or plastic went up because the cost of gasoline went up. Tharpe asked Crist if GCAs contract had a that worked. Crist stated that the school board could not hire any of the current GCA employees. Superintendent Uzzell asked the board members to refer to the GCA contract and read a clause to the group. She stated that according to the GCA contract, LCSB can hire the custodians but not management personnel. She then told the group that she interpreted that as the District being able to hire everybody (if they so choose) the GCA contracts indicated that no employees could be hired. Uzzell stated, Well, THIS contract says that we can hire them if we so choose. Eugenie Caroselli, Regional Vice President of Chartwells, gave a presentation to the Board and Superintendent. Caroselli stated that food service is very emotional. She stated that LCSB and Chartwells have a 7 year history with our contract and that we need to understand the value of the partnership. She stated that she regrets the quick turnaround time. She said the Board needed to think about what is important to the District now. Uzzell asked how Chartwells catering worked, because she wanted to know why Chartwells catered functions for the Army in Blountstown during December of 2011 totaling nearly $10,000. She inquired as to why the Army paid Liberty County School District for the catering and then Liberty County School District turned-around and paid Chartwells the same amount. Caroselli stated, That was the way that the Liberty County School Board decided to handle catering. Uzzell asked, How many other Districts do business with Chartwells in that manner? Caroselli stated that it was the way it was handled in the past with Liberty County Schools. Reddick asked Caroselli if handling the catering like that changed the bottom line. Caroselli stated, No, they dont. Uzzell produced an e-mail which was written by Karen Peddie, former Liberty County Director of Administration and Food Service to Vernon Tanner, former Food Service Manager for Chartwells in Liberty County Schools, and read it. The e-mail contained a statement that catering would add to the bottom line. Uzzell stated that according to School Board minutes these catered events were not approved by the Liberty County School Board. She asked Vernon Tanner, Who prepared the food for the Vernon Tanner, former LCSB Food Service Director for Chartwells, stated that Chartwells employees prepared the catered food at LCHS during the regular school day and were assisted by LCSB employees. Uzzell inquired whether or not the LCSB employees volunteered their time to assist with the catering. Tanner responded that the employees had not indicated that they had a problem helping with the catering. Uzzell read an email she had from Kathy Whiddon, current Food Service Director for Chartwells for Liberty County, dated 9/26/11 at 11:57 a.m., which was written to Tanner stating, I wont be in today because Im helping Vernon (Tanner) with catering. Uzzell added that this demonstrated even more time that workers were pulled away from providing services to Liberty County students to handle private catering for their company. Uzzell stated that there was $36,000 on the books (that shed discovered thus far) from money the district received from Chartwells catering events, which was then turned-around and the indicated that this was called a pass through. Uzzell indicated that since she had become Superintendent that there had been no more pass throughs or catering activities, nor would there be. Uzzell asked Caroselli if Chartwells received coupon credits from vendors. Caroselli stated that Chartwells does not receive coupon credits because they are not a food distributor. There were no questions from the Board at this time. Uzzell introduced Myra Singletary, Liberty County High School Cafeteria Manager. Singletary stated that there were some things that were misunderstood about the catering by Chartwells. She said that she would say to Tanner the same thing that she told Rita Lewis, I do what I am told to do. Singletary denied that she took on catering willingly and did it only unless she was told to do so. She stated that the 1st military catering was done by Liberty County School District employees at the LCHS kitchen during regular school hours WITHOUT additional compensation. She said that regarding the 2nd military catering she was not told by Tanner not to help. She stated that 90% of the catering done by Chartwells was done at LCHS kitchens WITH her help and the $10,000 catering event in December of 2011 covered a period of over 7 days with her assisting without compensation. Caroselli stated that she wanted to bring some perspective to the catering assistance by district employees. She apologized for any misperceptions that this may have caused. She said that the lines became blurred by the terms of the contract as to who the work was to be done by. Uzzell gave a presentation which outlined and Chartwell contracts. Peddie asked Uzzell to give a general overview of why the District should go in a different direction. Uzzell responded that with GCA the District would save money because of the way the spending had been in the past, even with hiring hadnt provided). She said that with Chartwells it was the quality of the food. She said that we have all been disappointed in the quality of the food, and when all was said and done, we did better when we ran it ourselves. She also added that she has received numerous complaints from students, parents, and employees about the quality and quantity of food served. Uzzell asked Rita Lewis, current Liberty County School Board food service coordinator, to speak about food service. Lewis stated that food service studying continuing the contract with Chartwells and taking it back in house and that there are pros and cons for both. She further stated that both Calhoun and Franklin counties are in the black with their in house food service. Caroselli stated that the prices are not going upthe price increases are due to more kids eating. Have the District revenues changed in proportion to the price increases? Caroselli added that the District needed to determine if it wanted to increase its losses with said that you pay for what you ask for and that she could put together a mid-year update and a forecast. Jason Cain, citizen, asked Caroselli how much of the $2.51 went toward food. She stated that is was $1.29. Peddie stated that he wanted to do what was He stated that he had never had one person complain to him about food service. He added that he wanted to go to the vendors and give them a chance to discuss and give them an opportunity to improve. Tharpe stated that she gets complaint calls from parents all the time about Chartwells. She money. She stated that this is not a portion issue it is a quality issue. to ask these vendors; can you improve? Will you improve? Peddie asked if the Board was willing to take this risk. He continued to state that there is one more year of the contract; if something is not right what can we do to make it right? Uzzell stated that shed met with Bob Russell, Chartwells Regional Manager, on several concerns. Kever asked if Chartwells was awarded the Bay County contract. Caroselli responded yes. Reddick stated that it would be $17,000 services based on page 2 of Uzzells handout. Crist stated to Uzzell that GCA would come off their cost by 8% and forego the CPI which would make the price reduction about 10%. services back in house we would be hiring custodians to work for the District. She said that she did not know if the cleaning hours would change, but if we go back in house there would need to be more discussion on the working hours. Uzzell stated that in the seven years that Chartwells held the food service contract the quality of the food has not improved, and that she does not see the quality of the food improving if the contract is renewed. She said that there were answers for everything that had been brought up if we would sit down and discuss. She said that Chartwells would offer looks like, commit to it, and LCSB can measure it. She also stated that training for the end users had been a problem. Chairman Peddie asked if anyone else had questions or comments to make. Uzzell stated that on May 9, 2013, there will on the School Concurrency Plan for Growth Management under DOE. She added that we are the only county in the state that has not implemented this plan. Peddie at 10:45 p.m. _______________________________ Superintendent Gloria Uzzell Chairman Kyle Peddie March 7 workshop meeting minutes from the Liberty School Board ITS VERY WISE TO ADVERTISE in the Calhoun-Liberty Journal and... CLJ N ews .COM

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Page 18 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL APRIL 17, 2013 This years Southern Nights theme gave students at the 2013 Altha Prom plenty of reason to kick up their heels on Saturday. The group danced the night away at the Altha school gym with county-style decorations including a big barn, hay bales and porch swings. Southern Nights ALTHA HIGH SCHOOL 2013 PROM ABOVE: After kicking off their heels, the girls got together for some group dancing. BELOW: Prom King Devin Ferrell & Prom Queen Chelsea Murphy. DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTOS

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APRIL 17, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 19 PUBLIC AND LEGAL NOTICES 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 3-27 T 4-17 ________________________ 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, drain replacement with mitered end sections, concrete ditch re placement, 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 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 Liberty ty 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. Eastern Time. Liberty County Board of Com missioners is an Equal Oppor tunity Employer/Handicapped Accessible/Fair Housing Juris diction. tions will be $100 per set and is non-refundable. Checks should be made payable to PREBLE-RISH, INC. 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 doing business to the State of Flori da. 4-3 T 4-17 _______________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIR CUIT IN AND FOR LIBERTY 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 MERG ER 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 following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judg ment, to-wit: ALL THAT CERTAIN LOT OR PARCEL OF LAND SITUATED IN THE COUNTY OF LIBER TY, AND STATE OF FLORIDA, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS, TO-WIT: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTH WEST CORNER OF ESTIF FANULGA LAKESIDE EST. PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 24, LIB ERTY 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 POINTOF BE GINNING, THENCE SOUTH 55 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 204.67 FEET TO A POINT, THENCE NORTH 18 DEGREES 15 MIN 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 Bristol, FL. Jamies Auto Repair reserves the right to reject any and all bids. The Calhoun-Liberty Journal 4-1013 & 4-17-13 If you need any more information on the above vehicle, please call (850) 643-6495 ask for Jamie 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 MOBILE HOME PARK MANAGER/PROPERTY MANAGER Duties include repairing and maintaining mobile homes, Applicants should have prior property management experi Please FAX resumes to (727) 289-7273 or email to vkharzouz@tampabay.rr.com. Any questions, please call (727) 289-7272. ing, cultivating and harvesting vegetables, from 5/10/2013 to 11/1/2013 at Ohmans Produce, Hartville, OH. Three months of previous ex perience required in the job described. Satur 60 pounds. Employer-paid post-hire random, upon suspicion and post-accident drug testing plies, equipment supplied by employer without are not reasonably able to return same day to their place of residence at time of recruitment. Transportation and subsistence expenses to not later than upon completion of 50% of the job contract. Interviews required. Apply for this in which this ad appears, or One Stop Career Center, 16908 Northeast Pear Street, Suite 2, Blountstown, FL 32424. Provide copy of this ad. OH Job Order #OH556303. Liberty County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for employment CUSTODIAL-FACILITIES MAINTENANCE Deadline for applications is April 30, 2013 at 5 p.m. PERMANENT PART TIME POSITION (4 HOURS PER DAY) 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Monday thru Friday Direct Deposit Payroll is required Pay rate: $8.00 Per Hour and in orderly condition, performing minor maintenance; setting up building for functions and maintaining grounds. Incumbent ensures that County buildings and facilities are maintained in a Illustrative Tasks: eas. Sets up meeting room chambers and conference rooms for scheduled events. Sweeps, mops, scrubs, waxes, and vacuums mirrors. Empties trash and garbage containers: transports trash Replenishes restroom supplies and maintains adequate supply of cleaning materials and supplies. Maintains storage and cleaning equipment, materials and supplies in a safe and orderly manner. pairs, or additions to lighting, heating, and ventilating equipment. forms other related duties as may be assigned. Graduation from high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. Must possess at least one year of related custodial experience. Possession of valid Florida Drivers Li cense with driving record acceptable for County Insurability. Must provide proof of vehicle insurance coverage and have a vehicle for transportation for one facility to another. A comparable amount of training and/or experience may be substituted for the minimum Knowledge of standard cleaning procedures, chemicals, Ability to read and understand labels, instructions, use and ap minimal supervision. Must be able to communicate directly with the general public and county staff. Employee must occasionally handle boxes and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds. The em ployee is frequently exposed to dust, mold and mildew and caus tic and irritating cleaning chemicals; and is occasionally exposed to fumes and airborne particles associated with toner cartridges in printing, fax and copy equipment. The employee is occasion ally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; and vibration. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is smell. Must be willing and able to clean up unpleasant waste in a safe and sanitary manner. Liberty County is a drug free work environment and an equal opportunity employer. Direct questions to Kathleen Brown, Liberty County Clerk of Court 850-643-2215. CLJ JOB MRK 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 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 By: V. Summers SHD Legal Group P.A. 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WELLS For friendly service and never any overtime charges call, Clint Hatcher, Owner Electrical Lic. # ER13014037 New Homes H Garages H Additions H Electrical Remodeling Foundations Screenrooms Sunrooms VINYL SIDING RESIDENTAL & COMMERCIAL FREE Estimates Serving Calhoun, Liberty & Jackson Counties LIBERTY TIRE COMPANY 10781 NW SR 20 Bristol, Fl 32321 Call 643-2939 MV84845 Hours: Monday thru Friday 7 5 & Saturday 7 12 We specialize in sales and repair of tires for: Commercial Trucks and Trailers, OTR Equipment, Farm Equipment, JEMISON Heating & Cooling, Lic# RM1416924 Carrier Equipment Masters Farm Supply LS Tractor Equipment Committed To Quality Since 1973 (850) 762-3222 fax masters7@fairpoint.net Hwy 71 South on J.P. Peacock Rd, Altha. Day or night, Check out our prices before Margies Florist DAVID SMITH OFFICE (850 674-2125 (850) 643-7544 Clarksville Florida Lic No: RM0066477 To place your ad call us at 643-3333 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL CLASSIFIEDS ITEMS FOR SALE Pool table accessories, $150. Call 3793263 or 570-3495. 4-17, 4-24 Fireplace needs some parts, 674-3264. 4-17, 4-24 Fish tank, accessories, $200 OBO. Call 447-0438. 4-17, 4-24 Weightlifting machine $150. Call 643-6861 or 674-5625. 4-17, 4-24 All occasion pre-lit arch white metal, 8 feet tall, used once, suitcase, 30.5Hx21Wx10D in and Velcro straps, $5. Call 7623881. 4-17, 4-24 Eddie Bauer infant car seat with all attachments and base, 4-17, 4-24 PSII and PSP games $5 each able price. Call 237-2644. 4-17, 4-24 Treadmill 442-3387. 4-17, 4-24 Small water heater $20. Call 674-5792. 4-17, 4-24 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, stovetop percolator in box, Blue ware, Fine China, Silver, Alumi 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 per hopper, a must see (circa: 1890-1902), $65. Set of antique had a set, (circa: 1870-1890), $45. 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 other great deals invited to shop at the Calhoun-Lib 1818. UFN FURNITURE Table and two chairs $50. Queen size bed, $75. Ladies 3264. 4-17, 4-24 Bedroom suite 4 piece with a bed and mattress, one bedside table, a dresser and a chest of slats, headboard and footboard, like new, $800. Call 643-6861 or 674-5625. 4-17, 4-24 Armoire style TV cabinet with al bunk beds with two twin mat tresses, $150. Computer desk, table with four chairs, solid oak, $200. Call 643-6861 or 6745625. 4-17, 4-24 Cosco youth bed with mattress, tion, $20. Call 762-3881. 4-17, 4-24 1941 7-piece bedroom set maple, $800 OBO. Queen Anne oak table, $175 OBO. Bedroom print, $45. Call 674-5792. 4-17, 4-24 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 a full to a queen size with dark for whole set or $25 each if pur full size mattress, $10. Call 6432152 after 5 p.m. (ET). 4-10, 4-17 Roll top desk, Call 674-8767. 4-10, 4-17 Good used furniture and appli UFN 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 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 Chihuahua TINY TEACUP puppies, several colors to choose from Call 674Call Janice at United Realty (850) 899-6262 For Rent In 5 BD, 2 BA wall heaters and 4 4-17, 4-24 For Rent IN ALTHA Mobile home on a one acre lot (850) 272-2972 Buy, sell & trade with an ad in the JOURNAL

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APRIL 17, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 21 STARSCOPE Week of April 14 ~ April 20, 2013 ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, take time to sort through some of the paperwork on your desk. You important that you overlooked that needs to be addressed. TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 There are a few things you cant seem to work out in your head, Taurus. A better idea may be to put everything on paper and perhaps the answer will jump out. GEMINI May 22/Jun 21 Gemini, there will be a few mo ments this week when you seem to have a breakthrough. Maybe its in a relationship or you have just the right answers at work. CANCER Jun 22/Jul 22 Surprising events are in store as you continue to change your views about lifealtering events, Cancer. is entirely turned on its head. LEO Jul 23/Aug 23 Leo, your energy level is so revved up that others wont be able to keep up with you. You may have to slow down a little to let others catch up. VIRGO Aug 24/Sept 22 to change your opinion once you have your mind set on something. But it still helps to consider if the direction youre heading is the right way. LIBRA Sept 23/Oct 23 Libra, you may be feeling a little homesick, especially if you are away on business or on vacation. Try to make the most of the situation even if youre feeling nostalgic. SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22 Scorpio, if it seems like nothing is going your way, keep in mind there is a master plan in the works. You may not be able to see the resolution, but just be patient. SAGITTARIUS Nov 23/Dec 21 Sagittarius, there are a few puz zle pieces that you need to get into place and then youll have everything worked out. Reward yourself with a night out. CAPRICORN Dec 22/Jan 20 Capricorn, lay low for awhile rather than drumming up some trouble. Tempting as it is to stir the pot, it may cause more dif AQUARIUS Jan 21/Feb 18 Aquarius, although you have a few projects on your to-do list, you cant seem to get started. Instead of looking at the entire list, tackle one task at a time and youll get the job get done. PISCES Feb 19/Mar 20 Pisces, turn your thoughts to creative efforts and youll Before you know it, the weekend will be here. Small To wn T om A CARTOON BY MIKE BARNHOUSE APPLIANCES Three AC units, like new. Call 899-0792 for more information. 4-10, 4-17 Two AC window units, both in very good shape. Kenmore 10,000 BTU for $100 and GE 6,000 BTU for $150. Call 6744554. 4-10, 4-17 ELECTRONICS G55xi printer $30. Call 6744242. 4-10, 4-17 AUTO ACCESSORIES Fiberglass camper shell for a long wheel base truck, $300. Call 482-7656. 4-17, 4-24 Bumper hitch OBO. Call 237-1587. 4-17, 4-24 Four Ford factory 17 inch steel wheels with lugs and center 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 CARS 1999 Ford Escort, automatic, $1,000. Call (850) 209-8895. 4-17, 4-24 2000 Cavalier, black, in excellent condition, good on gas, $1,800 OBO. Call 510-1714 or 2721735. 4-17, 4-24 1997 Mercury station wagon $1,250. Call 674-3264. 4-17, 4-24 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 TRUCKS 1991 Ford F150 title in hand, needs battery, chrome wheels, a diamond plate tool box. Can be see at Mears Auto Repair in Blountstown, $2,000. Call 6436960. 4-17, 4-24 CAMPERS/RVS 2002 Challenger Class A mo torhome by Damon. Triton V-10 gas engine, 6,500 miles, 36 ft with two slide-outs, original owner, $35,000. Ready to go, call 6276148. 4-17, 4-24 PETS/SUPPLIES Chihuahua puppies six weeks old, $75 for girls, $50 for boys. Call 674-3011. 4-17, 4-24 Billy Goat kid 10 weeks old, black with blue eyes, medium size when grown, $50. Call 762-3667. 4-17, 4-24 Chicken chicks ranging from Road Island Reds, Dominiquer, Buff Orpington and mixes of roosters and hens. Call 4471883. 4-17, 4-24 Chihuahua/Poodle mixed pup pies ready to go, $50 each. Call 237-1587. 4-17, 4-24 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 children, 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 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 WANTED Wanted : Small rear tine tiller that runs at a reasonable price. Call 674-8573. 4-17, 4-24 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 Escort. Call 294-9544. 4-10, 4-17 HUNTING & FISHING Marine fuel tank 25 gallon with sensor. 400 gallon clean heating fuel oil tank. Call 674-8570, leave message. 4-17, 4-24 with a 15 hp engine, $1,500 OBO. Call 379-3068, if no answer leave a message. 4-17, 4-24 Foot controlled trolling motor with battery in excellent condition, $125. Call 526-1753. 4-10, 4-17 HOMES & LAND 2000 Skyline manufactured home, 3 BD, 2 1/3 BA, laminate dows, vinyl siding, must be moved. Located in Smith Creek, $26,500. Call 962-7894 during the evening hours. 4-17, 4-24 Waterfront lots on Dead Lakes, at least 1/2 acre each, $21,500. Call 447-4234. 4-17, 4-24 Mobile home 2 BD, 1 BA with stove and refrigerator, located in Blountstown, must be moved, $1,000. Call 447-3116. 4-17, 4-24 REAL ESTATE WANTED: Will buy 10 to 1,000 acres, reasonably priced. Immediate closing. Phone (850) 544-5441 or (850) 570-0222 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. FOR RENT IN BLOUNTSTOWN 4 BD, 2 BA home, near schools & shopping, Private, animals & children welcome Call 674-3264 $ 375 mo. The Florida Department of Health in Calhoun and Liberty Counties is in the third week of our month long celebration of this years public health theme of Public Health is ROI; Saves Lives, Saves Money. Events coming up this week to promote Public Health: Drowning can be a silent catastrophe, one that can happen in the few minutes you take to answer a phone call or run inside for a towel. We have FREE door and window alarms available at both the Calhoun and Liberty County Health Departments for households that have access to a pool or to a body of water such as a lake, river or canal. Please stop by and pick up your free alarm. Health Month we will be holding a FREE stown on Saturday, April 20. Registration starts at 8 a.m. (CT) and the race starts at 9 a.m. (CT). Free shirts and other giveaways will be given to all participates. The Prayers Chainers Mission of God Drum Line will be there to start the race. Please plan to join us for this fun event. Life Money We all throw a quarter, dime, nick el, and even pennies into a container and save up for a va cation, new clothes, or maybe a new computer. Why not do the same with your health? Incorporat ing simple changes into your daily life will eventually add up which you can cash in on later in life. Whether youre 100 pounds or 1,000 pounds, any amount of daily physi cal activity is better than none. Would you consider throwing away that change you saved? NO! So lets not throw away another minute of our lives! Simple lifestyle changes you can make at any weight. or to the entrance of a store. walk around when you talk on the phone instead of the el evator emails, deliver the message in person around the building at lunch or on your break at work hall to talk to a co worker instead of picking up the phone house during TV commercials ing TV Think of some simple ideas of your own, write them down and incorporate them into your daily life. If you can only walk for 2 minutes today, GREAT! Tomorrow try for of your life money daily. Soon you will be up to 30 minutes of activity a day. Always talk with your healthcare provider before has a great return on investment for your health and can help decrease your risks of illness. Thirty minutes of daily physical activity is required to reduce the risk of chronic diseases in adulthood. and metabolic syndrome ties and prevent falls, if you're an older adult physical activity. Age, ethnicity, shape, or physical activity helps many of the bodys systems function better and is a great in vestment for your health. Local Health Departments continue public heath events SOLD

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Sheriff's Log............2 Arrest Reports............2 Community Calendar and Events......................5 Weddings.............6 Lots of birthdays............7 Outdoor news and events.....................10 & 11 Obituaries .....15 The Job Market & Legals...19 Find a bargain in the Classieds...............20, 21 W ednesday APRIL 17, 2013Vol. 33, No. 16 CLJNews.com Located in Bristol, FL CALHOUNLIBERTY } J OURNALTHE50includes tax Sellers of synthetic drugs to face nes in Liberty Countyby Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorIts not illegal, but if you get caught doing it in Liberty County, it will cost you up to $500 and could send you to jail for 60 days. An ordinance passed April 4 by the Liberty County Commission selling synthetic drugs, commonly known as bath salts and herbal incense. Reports of bad reactions to the use of such products havent deterred many from using the chemical-laced compounds designed to replicate the effects of illegal drugs. While not as easy know of a couple of people in the county selling on a regular basis, said Sheriff Nick Finch. Theyre going out of the county and bringing it here. The sheriff said Mojo is widely used in the area, even though at least three local people have been hospitalized after using it. Ordinance No: 1302 bans selling, giving away, advertising or displaying synthetic cannabinoid herbal incense and contraband bath salts that mimic illegal drugs. The products are marketed under many names, including Spice, Fake Pot, K2, Yucatan Fire, Cloud Nine, Super Coke, Vanilla Sky and Bliss. They often have a label warning not for human consumption. The ordinance cites the synthetic drugs numerous side effects, which are said to include hallucinations, kidney and liver failure, hypertension, tachycardia and paranoia.JENNY YOUNG by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorLiberty County Jail Administrator Jenny Young is charged with grand theft after over $1,000 in jail funds and three computers could not be accounted for when she left her job on Jan. 1, 2013. Young, 50, of Hosford, served as Jail Administrator for three and a half years. She resigned when the new In January, the company that provided supplies for the jails canteen reported they had not been paid in seven months and the bill had reached $2,042.44. Youngs duties included running the canteen program by ordering supplies, keeping records and paying the bills. The computer with software provided by Smiths Automated Commissary Services to keep accounts for the jail canteen was missing, along with two other An unopened package of laser checks was the only thing relating to the commissary accounts found in MISSING COMPUTERS was attending in Blountstown, called investigators when he saw her bring a computer to the church on Jan. 13. Sgt. Jody Hoagland went to the church and The next day, Young left a message for Lt. Mark Three computers & over $1,000 missingFormer Jail Administrator charged with grand theftSee Ex-Jail Administrator charged on page 16Leonard Shiver, who later took the crown at Saturday nights Wom anless Beauty Pageant in Hosford, singles out an audience member during the competition. See more on page 9. DAKODA BERG PHOTO took part in a four-hour tactical law enforcement training session late Monday afternoon, participating in different scenarios requiring them to make quick decisions and take decisive action. The program, coordinated by Management Experts out of Talla hassee with assistance from the Suwannee County SWAT team, was especially valuable for some of the newer deputies, according to Sgt. Jody Hoagland. what they may face on the job one day. Participants are shown during one exercise in the park ing lot of the Mormon Church, across the street from Liberty County High School. ABOVE: Law enforcement agencies across the county were especially aware of their role in protecting the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring many more. DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTOS Training drill held for LCSO Beer stolen in smash & grab at Crows Corner MondayALTHA HIGH PROMPage 18 LCHS SOFT BALL Page 12 Local lmmakers latest work to be shown on PBS S unday Page 10 by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorThe Liberty County Sheriff's on the identity of two people who See Smash & Grab on page 2

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Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL APRIL 17, 2013 compiled by Journal Editor Teresa Eubanks ARREST REPORTS CALHOUN COUNTY April 8 Charles B. Barbee, Jr, VOP, CCSO. April 9 James Huff-Summerlin, domestic battery, CCSO. James Russell Johnson, failure to appear, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, manufacture of meth, possession of listed chemi cals, possession of drug para phernalia, CCSO. April 10 Willie Yarn, VOSP, CCSO. Teresa Bailey, possession of listed chemicals, manufac ture of meth, VOP, CCSO. Darin Summerlin, princi pal in manufacture of meth, CCSO. Scott Austin, grand theft over $5,000, conspiracy to commit grant theft, manufacture of meth, possession of listed chemicals, possession of drug paraphernalia, CCSO. Michael Mayo, VOP, CCSO. April 12 Jorge Zuniga, battery, CCSO. Kimberly Guerrero, out of county warrant, CCSO. Victoria Hayward, principal ture meth, VOP, CCSO. Christopher Scott McCoy, manufacture of meth, CCSO. April 13 Tammy Sangster, battery, CCSO.LIBERTY COUNTYApril 7 Jessie Clemons, failure to appear, LCSO. Antonio Patterson, driving with license suspended or re voked, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana, LCSO. April 8 Marvin Staton, disorderly intoxication, LCSO. April 10 Jenny Young, grand theft, LCSO. April 12 Victoria Hayward, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Freddie Jones, DUI, LCSO. Sheriffs Log arresting agency. The names above represent those charged. We remind our readers that all are presumed innocent until proven guilty.CITATIONS ISSUED: Accidents ..........................................................05 Traffic Citations. ..........................................................08 Special details Business alarms ...............................................03 Residential alarms ................................................00 Complaints ........................................................51Blountstown Police Dept.April. 8 through Apr. 14, 2013 vehicle was recently parked there, accord tactical training program in Bristol when they responded to a call in the Hosford area tacted early Tuesday morning to send an investigator to determine the cause of the One more call was added to the mix when a report came in of a suspicious ve SMASH & GRAB continued from the front pageFL Guardian ad Litem Program earns Davis Productivity AwardThe Florida's statewide Guardian ad Litem Program has been honored for the second year in a row with the prestigious Prudential Davis Productivity Award. The Prudential Davis Productivity Awards Program recognizes state employees and public agency leaders productivity and saves money for Florida taxpayers and businesses. The Davis Awards program, a major government improvement initiative, is co-sponsored by Florida TaxWatch, the Florida Council of 100, the State of Florida and Prudential. The Guardian ad Litem Program is being recog nized for maximizing its resources by expanding than 80% and ensuring children in foster care get more of that one-on-one attention by a volunteer child advocate. Alan Abramowitz, Executive Director of the staff and volunteers got a Prudential-Davis Award last year and again this year. The agency, a public-private partnership, provides volunteers who are appointed by the courts as advocates for abused and neglected children a practice that has proven to result in better outcomes for those youngsters. That means less time in foster care. It also means adoption quicker, Abramowitz said. We were able to calculate the costs savings for the state and its over $18 million a year for each these volunteers are spending doing this work. For additional information on our work, please visit www.guardianadlitem.org If you reside in the counties of Calhoun, Jackson, Holmes or Washington please contact Dan Fender at (850) 849-3925 for further information. deputy saw him cross into the opposite lane and nar rowly miss hitting a line of three oncoming vehicles uty Jarrod Taylor caught up with the car driven by Freddie Jones, 40, after be ing alerted by an off-duty driving erratically shortly Harrell Memorial Library, Taylor walked up to the passengers side of the car where a window was rolled down just two inches and attempted to talk with His report noted there was a strong odor of alcohol The driver had some window and spent about two minutes trying to put the key in the on position before he could comply Jones acknowledged he had been drinking earlier in port noted his speech was slurring and Jones repeated was just taking my friend satisfactorily on a roadside sobriety test, Jones was samples taken at the jail resulted in alcohol content that he matched the de scription of a man who had just been involved in a hit His older white two-door car with a Superman tag on the front was the one de scribed in the accident and was found to have some The woman whose ve hicle was hit came to Bristhe person whose car hit That accident remains under investigation in Jones bond was set at Two left with minor injuries in ATV mishap on SaturdayTwo young boys from Hosford sustained minor Both boys were taken to area hospitals after the as suspect in earlier accidentTwo people were arrested on meth-related charges Saturday narcotics search warrant at the Kinard residence of Victoria Hayward, 40, on April 12. During a search of a shed on the property, investigators reaction vessels, a bag containing ammonium nitrate, unused coffee ers, a propane touch and lighter A strip of tin foil with suspected methamphetamine as found in the kitchen trash can. Also at the home at that time was Christopher McCoy, 34, of Altha. He told investigators the items in the shed belonged to him and said he had manufac tured methamphetamine there earlier that day, according to the arrest report. McCoy was charged with manufacture of methamphetamine. Hayward was charged (manufacture of methamphetamine) and violation of state pro bation. She is being held without bond. McCoy's bond was set at $5,000.VICTORIA HAYWARD CHRISTOPHER MCCOY TERESA S. BAILEY JAMES R. JOHNSON AUSTIN L. SCOTT DARIN D. SUMMERLIN Two meth-related arrests made in KinardA man the Calhoun County meth cook was taken into custo dy last week after he was served with an arrest warrant for failure to appear on felony drug charges. Calhoun County Sheriff Glenn Kimbrel, along with Lt. Emory Godwin, Lt. Jared Nich ols, Lt. Todd Wheetley and Deputies Scotty Norris and Zach Calvin Martin Road, where a James R. Johnson, 30, of Altha, had been staying. During surveillance of the camp, deputies recognized an other man at the site known as Austin Scott, 24, of Altha, who was also wanted on felony war rants. building, they walked into a chemical odor associated with methamphetamine manufactur ing. They found Johnson in bed and discovered that he was laying on top of two loaded handguns, a .45 High Point semi-automatic and a .38 Special revolver. As they took Scott into custody, two meth pipes were found in his pants pocket. The camps owner said Darin Summerlin was the only person who was supposed to be at the camp. Summerlin and a fourth person, Teresa S. Bailey, were also charged in connection with this case, according to the sher Those charged included: ure to appear, possession of a manufacture of meth, possession of listed chemicals, possession of drug paraphernalia. $5,000, conspiracy to commit grant theft, manufacture of meth, possession of listed chemicals, possession of drug parapherna lia. listed chemicals, manufacture of meth, VOP. in manufacture of meth.Four charged after take down team goes after felon believed to be armed

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APRIL 17, 2013 / THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY JOURNAL Page 3 Do you have a will? A power of attorney? A living will? CHIPOLA LAW will be offering all three for only...$199This special fee offer is only available for appointments booked onAPRIL 26 (Friday) or APRIL 27 (Saturday) or APRIL 28 (Sunday) or APRIL 29 (Monday) Call (850) 674-3333 or email ChipolaLAW@aol.com for an appointmentClients are not responsible for additional costCHIPOLA LAW Blountstown, FL 32424 ~ Barbara Jean Throne, Attorney ~ ~ Margie Mason, Paralegal ~ ~ Nikki Pleasants, Paralegal ~ Calhoun Liberty Ministry Center ANNUAL FUNDRAISER Monday, April 29 at 6 p.m. (CT) SPECIAL MUSIC Principal BHS GUEST SPEAKER: David Throckmorton, Director of Calhoun Liberty Ministry Center$25$200individual donation table of 8 donation Buffet Style: Pulled Pork, Chicken with 2 sides, Rolls and DessertCall 674-1818 for Tickets Commissioner Putnam cautions TALLAHASSEE Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam and the Flor ida Forest Service remind Floridians to be Awareness Week which was marked during the week of April 8 12 recognizes Florida in 1998, burning more than 500,000 acres and damaging or destroying 337 homes and structures. and early summer months due to a lack of rainfall, low humidity and strong winds. However, Florida is already experiencing a near homes and neighborhoods. carelessness, said Commissioner Putnam. Right now, it is critical that we all do in areas where homes and lives could be threatened. The two most frequent causes of wild burn piles and arson. Since Jan. 1, the 20,430 acres. People should be extremely cautious while burning outdoors, said James Karels, Florida Forest Service state forester. If we can reduce the number of humanThe following tips can help prevent tions in the area. ameter pile or non-combustible barrel. Fires must be at least 25 feet from forests, 25 feet from homes, 50 feet from paved public roads and 150 feet from other occupied buildings. zation from the Florida Forest Service for piles larger than 8 feet in diameter. Call your local Florida Forest Service burn on windy days or when the humidity is below 30 percent. sure it is completely out before leaving. tainment. Alert Hotline at 1-800-342-5869. Callers may remain anonymous, and information up to a $5,000 reward. The Florida Forest Service manages more than 1 million acres of public forest land while protecting 26 million acres of homes, forestland and natural resources For more information about the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, visit www.FreshFromFlorida. com.More than burned 20,430 acres since January

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As our nation struggles with continued economic insecurity, vast healthcare reform and countless challenges to our constitutional rights, citizens of the United States are preparing to exercise their freedom to gather, worship, and pray. Millions will answer the call to prayer on Thursday, May 2 in observance of the 62nd Annual National Day of Prayer. Local church leaders have organized an event to be held on the Courthouse Lawn in Bristol at 12 p.m., where intercession will be made for America and its leadership. The public is urged to attend this time of prayer for our nation. This years theme, Pray for America, is based on Matthew 12:21 which reminds us that In His name the nations will put their hope. National Day of Prayer (NDP) Task Force Chairman Shirley Dobson, wife of Family Talk founder Dr. James Dobson, has said that, The American people continue to be plagued with challenges that defy simple answers, and our hope lies in humbly seeking the Almightys guidance, protection, and blessing not only on the National Day of Prayer, but throughout the year. To learn more, visit www.NationalDayofPrayer.org. The National Day of Prayer tradition predates the founding of the United States of America, evidenced by the Continental Congress proclamation in 1775 setting aside a day of prayer. In 1952, Congress established an annual day of prayer and, in 1988, that law was amended, designating the National Day of Prayer as Seven Points of Prayer for our community hearts that are open to His leading. them, as He inspires and empowers His Saints for the work of ministry, for the building up of the Church, and   protection, and strength for our service men and women, and their families, as they serve our country. and across the state.   Ask Him for protection, and to strengthen marriages, encourage parents toward His priorities, heal relationships, and secure traditional values in each home. colleges, and universities.   Ask Him to select teachers and administrators who honor His statutes, protect our calling. industry, from local television and radio stations, to newspaper and magazine publishers.   Ask for the Lord to the media throughout the state and in every city. business leaders and provide industry to provide honest employment and generous provision for individuals and families in each community. Page 4 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL APRIL 17, 2013 SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 2013 Registration and Voting 8:30-10 a.m. Business Meeting at 10:00 a.m. 100 VALUABLE PRIZES ANNUAL MEETINGNOTICE OFTalquin Electric Cooperative, Inc. ENTERTAINMENT: 9:00 9:45 a.m. Country Connections NEW LOCATION: Saturday, April 20 SKEET DAVIS ARENA Gates open at 5:30 p.m. & Performances start at 7 p.m. THE 5TH ANNUALR ODEO R ODEO Concessions Available Prizes will be given away *Lifetime Warranty on Repairs *Will pay up to $500 of your deductible *Over 75 years combined experienceTNTCollision CENTERNeed work? OWNER Ronnie Coley personally invites you to visit him any time Monday thru Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Chipola Heating & Air Conditioning R ssCCs (850) 674-4777 Whaley Whaley Anyone with a good education will be more able to meet life goals and re sponsibilities to acquire a good future, a good career and a stable life. Workers are offered better paying jobs, parents are better able to help with their childrens homework and adults more easily discover how to apply available resources to their daily lives. Service will be releasing a new version Anyone presently testing on the current 2002 series of exams must complete the entire series of tests by series all over again. Scores from the current series will not be combined with scores of the new tests. est Calhoun County Library for study will be given to determine what course of study is needed. Study materials will then be pro vided for use in the library. For further information, please con t Open hours are Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. December 2013 to complete your pres process over starting in January 2014. Calhoun Chamber continues partnership with Small Business DevelopmentThe Calhoun County Cham ber of Commerce is continuing their partnership with the Small Business Development Center College and the Veterans Busi ness Outreach Center (VBOC) to offer free counseling in our lyst will visit Calhoun County on the second Thursday of each month, and be available for appointments in the Calhoun The SBDC prides itself on providing existing small busi ness owners and prospective entrepreneurs with high qual ity management counseling, entrepreneurial training and information access, enabling them to maximize their busi nesses growth, competitive These services are targeted to those interested in: tracts Skills provided by trained and ex Analysts (CBAs). Counsel ing sessions are personalized, Areas of business assistance range from new venture plan ning, to marketing, to account Analysts will help you de velop: In addition, specialized as sistance through the Veterans' Business Outreach Center (VBOC) Program serves as a clearinghouse of business and technical assistance for veterans interested in start ing or growing a business. A counselor can help conduct research, counsel veteran entrepreneurs, and educate veterans on a wide variety of business topics. To set up an appointment with CBA Quen Lamb contact or Kristy@calhounco.org. All NEWS FROM THE PEWS ST. STEPHEN AME CHURCH be ministering at St. Stephen on Saturday, April 27 at 4 p.m. come worship with us. of Mount Calvary Church in preached throughout the United States and internationally. She has delivered such profound words of wisdom such as I have right and I am a Woman with She desires to see the lives of people changed through applying the word enced the love and forgive knows that one word from life and situation. children, Corin, Faith and Trey. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate CHIPOLA COMMUNITY CHURCH the congregation of Chipola Community Church would like to extend an invitation to everyone to come and join us in cel ebrating our annual church homecoming, Sunday, April 21 beginning at 10 a.m. Come expecting to receive a blessing following the worship service. Bring your favorite covered dish and join us. The church is located off of Hwy. 71 For more information please call GRACE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Church of Hosford will host its annual Blue Creek Homecoming service at the Blue Creek Methodist Church on Sunday, April 21 at 11 a.m. The service will be followed by lunch on the grounds. The Blue Creek Church is located off or visit our website at www.graceum chosford.org. Send church news to thejournal@ fairpoint.net Americans to unite for National Day of Prayer May 2 SBDC counselors visit Calhoun County second Thursday of each month

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MARIANNA Jackson Countys largest festival, the Paint-n-Pork Fest by the Marian na Arts Festival, Inc., is set for April 19-20 at Citizens Lodge in Marianna. The tenth annual festival opens to the public, Friday, April 19, at noon, with local and regional entertainment both days. Daily admission is $3 per per son. Vendors may contact Alicia Hatcher at (850) 718-7299 or visit www.mariannaartsfestival. com. More information is available at www.mariannaartsfestival. com or by sending a request to info@mariannaartsfestival.com. ABOVE: Judges taste all the cooked samples to choose the winner of last years cook-off. PAINT-N-PORK FESTIVAL APRIL 17, 2013 / THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY JOURNAL Page 5 The Calhoun-Liberty Journal is published each Wednesday by the Liberty Journal Inc., Summers Road, P.O. Box 536, Bristol, FL 32321. Annual subscriptions are $18. Periodicals postage paid at Bristol, FLPOSTMASTER: Send address corrections to: P.O. Box 536, Bristol, FL 32321. 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Editor Sandra Brown...................Bookkeeper Debbie Duggar...................AdvertisingOFFICE HOURS: 9 a.m. 6 p.m. M-FTHE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Visit us on Facebook at CLJNews Thats how many copies of The Calhoun-Liberty Journal were distributed last week, ensuring plenty of coverage for your announcements and great response for our business advertisers! 5,292 Wednesday, April 17 Saturday, April 20 Thursday April 18 Friday, April 19TODAYS MEETINGS, noon, Calhoun-Liberty Hospital 7 p.m., Calhoun County Old Ag Bldg. east door, in front of jailTODAYS MEETINGSAA, 7 p.m., basement of Calhoun Courthouse 7 p.m., Fire House Alzheimers Project support group, 4 p.m., Calhoun Liberty Hospital 6 p.m., Emg Mgt Building, Bristol 6:30 p.m., The Club, Bristol. Monday, April 22 Tuesday, April 23 Sunday, April 21 TODAYS MEETINGS 7 p.m., Altha VFD AA, 6 p.m., Altha Community Center Sit-n-Sew meeting, 6 pm., First United Methodist Church 7 p.m., Apalachee Restaurant 7 p.m., Dixie Lodge in Blountstown. 7-8 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, HosfordTODAYS MEETINGS7 p.m., 9 a.m., 6 p.m., Apalachee Rest. 5-8 p.m. (CT), W.T. Neal Civic Center, Blountstown WEEKLY DANCE, 8-12 p.m. at the Legion Hall in BlountstownAPALACHICOLA Apalachicola will host the 15th Annual Apalachicola Antique and Classic Boat Show Satur day, April 20. Antique boats, examples of classic and traditional vessels, workclassics will all be on display throughout the day. This festival emphasizes the maritime history of our picturesque coastal town. Special highlights include authentic oyster boats, work-boats, and home-built boats by skilled craftsmen, antique outboard engines, plus antique automobiles and art booths. The Apala chicola National Estuarine Research Reserve will have displays on the Apala plus demonstrations on oyster tonging. The 50 foot-long Apalachicola Traders Canoe will be on display at the Cotton Warehouse on Water Street. The restored 1877 gaff-rigged schooner the Governor Stone will also be on display at the city dock in the center of town and the Apalachicola Riverkeepers will be giving guided tours of the river. Also, at the Cotton Warehouse there be an exhibit of model boats built by some country, plus a marine art exhibit. At 6 p.m. there will be a dinner and lecture. Reservations required for dinner and evening lecture. For information please call (850) 653-9419 or email us at info@apalachicolabay.org, or visit www.antiqueboatshow.org.Antique & Classic Boat Show Sat. in Apalachicola Custom Knife Show at Pioneer Settlement April 27 The Panhandle Pioneer Settlement will be having a Custom Knife Show and Sale on Saturday, April 27 at 8 a.m. (CT). The Southern Knife makers will be on-site to show and sell one-of-akind knives. If you enjoy hand made knives, this is the place to be. You can also speak with craftsmen and order your own custom made knife. There will be a knife-making demo at the Settlements Blacksmith Shop 10 11:30 a.m. Stop and see the blades hammered out to shape from the Forage to the Anvil. Bring your family, your father, your brother, your neighbor; enjoy this annual event at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement in Blountstown. There is a $5 admission fee (kids under 12 are free). For more information, call 674-2777 or email: info@panhandlepioneer.org. The Liberty County High School Class of 1960 will be holding their class reunion on Wednesday, April 24 at 11 a.m. (ET). We will meet for lunch at Parramores in Blountstown. Hope to see you there. For more information call Marie at 643-1003 or Natalia at 643-5776.LCHS Class of 1960 reunion set April 24 Sam Atkins Park Gates open at 5:30 p.m.Big River Roundup Catsh Tournament Memorial Day weekendBLOUNTSTOWN The Blountstown Rotary Club will host the 17th annual Big River Roundup Florida May 24 25. The tournament was not held in 2012, but after encouragement by the community to continue the event, the Rotary Club decided to relaunch the tourney this year. This years tourney will have some changes, The 2013 Big River Roundup marks the 17th tournament in Florida. The Roundup tournament is for bragging rights, cash prizes, and $50,000 at stake if the current State Record is broken during the event. Blountstown Rotary is proud to say that their tournament has graced the pages of Field & Stream, Florida Fish & Game, and GAFF magazines. Mississippi, Georgia, Alabama, Arkansas, Tennessee, South Carolina, and even as far as Ohio have regularly traveled to take their chances at winning the event. The tournament entry fee for adults is $50 per person if pre-registering or $55 per person at the gate. Those 14-years-old and under may enter in the youth category for $20 per person. Individuals are encouraged to pre-register to be included in a special pre-registration prize drawing. Participants can also register on-site Friday, May 24 beginning at 9 a.m. (CT) until 12 a.m. (CT) and on Saturday, May 25 from 6 a.m. (CT) until 10 a.m. (CT) at the Blountstown Landing (Neal Landing). There will be multiple boat launch sites available and approved by the Blountstown Rotary Club. See rules for more information. The tournament begins at 4 p.m. (CT) on Friday, May 24 and ends at 12 noon (CT) Saturday, May 25. Awards presentation will be held at 12 p.m. (CT) on Saturday at the Blountstown landing. For more information on the tournament, a list of rules and an application, visit www.blountstownrotary. com. Or, call Tournament Director Phil McMillan at (850) 643-7082 or Asst. Tournament Director Phillip Hill at (850) 447-1975. Mail applications to Blountstown Rotary Club, P.O. Box 161 Blountstown, FL 32424, or you can drop off at the Calhoun County Senior Center, Gulf State Chemical, Adams Funeral Home, or Centennial Bank in Blountstown.BIRTHDAYS ~ John Mallory, Joi Coburn, Greg Pitts BIRTHDAYS Ralph Yoder, Carylee Sewell, Kaitlin Lynn, Colton Anders BIRTHDAYS Koree Guthrie, Susan Warren BIRTHDAYS Arlena Falcon, Chris Lynn, Mary Ann Hathaway BIRTHDAYS ~ Don McCutcheon, Grant Solomon, Danny Earnest ANNIVERSARY Gabriel and Amy Yoder BIRTHDAYS ~ Vanesa Ford, Daniel Williams BIRTHDAYS ~ Lynn Peddie, Diamond Cierra Jackson, Bobby Reddick, Jerry Register, Jennifer Leigh Smith MONTH National FLORIDA Peanut Association offering scholarship to producing familiesMARIANNA The Florida Peanut Producers Association is pleased to announce the opening of their 2013 Scholarship Award Program which began April 1. Two $1,200 scholarships will be awarded to deserving high school seniors and/or college students. The applicant or someone in the applicant's family must be an actively producing peanut grower, not necessarily a member of the FPPA. It is the intent of the Scholarship Award Committee, however, that the award recipients attend a Florida junior college or four-year university. "The Florida Peanut Producers As sociation is committed to helping further the education of young people in Florida and the scholarship program is evidence of our commitment," said Ken Barton, Executive Director of the FPPA. "The FPPA welcomes all applicants. committee and all applicants will be winners," said Barton. For an application contact the FPPA Marianna, FL 32448, call (850) 5262590 or you can print the application off The Scholarship applications must be postmarked no later than Monday, July 1.

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Steven W. Collins, 53, of Tallahassee, is the bureau chief of planning and performance for the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. He succeeds Barbara S. Cain, and is appointed for a term beginning April 12, 2013, and ending June 30, 2014. Ruth D. Esser, 50, of Gulf Breeze, is a physician liaison with Baptist Hospital. She succeeds Roberta H. Van Sickle, and is appointed for a term beginning July 1, 2013, and ending June 30, 2016. Lori N. Kijanka, 56, of Fort Lauderdale, is a graduate coordinator at Jose Maria Vargas University. She succeeds Hugh Corwin, and is appointed for a term beginning April 12, 2013, and ending June 30, 2015. Shawn L. Peters, 37, of Royal Palm Beach, is a vocational rehabilitation consultant with the Division of Vocation Rehabilitation. He succeeds Alan Getreu, and is appointed for a term beginning April 12, 2013, and ending June 30, 2014. Margaret Ann Robinson, 56, of Bristol, is the intake manager for Disability Rights Florida. She succeeds Camille W. Washington, and is appointed for a term beginning April 12, 2013, and ending June 30, 2015. Janet Severt, 56, of Edgewater, is the executive director of New Horizons Service Dogs Inc. She succeeds Jeffrey Barrett, and is appointed for a term beginning April 12, 2013, and ending June 30, 2014. Yolanda Castillo-Herrera, 67, of Miami, is retired and volunteers as a mentor and foster parent. She is reappointed for a term beginning July 1, 2013, and ending June 30, 2016. Don W. Chester, 66, of West Palm Beach, is an assistant administrator at St. Marys Medical Center. He is reappointed for a term beginning April 12, 2013, and ending June 30, 2015. John H. Douglas, 66, of Lake City, is a veteran of the United States Army and two-time Purple Heart recipient. He is reappointed for a term beginning April 12, 2013, and ending June 30, 2015. Rebecca Becki Forsell, 63, of Tampa, is the founder and executive director of YES! of America United Inc. She is reappointed for a term beginning July 1, 2013, and ending June 30, 2016.Mr. and Mrs. James Brennan Bren Phillips are pleased to an nounce the engagement of their daughter, Jenna Nicole Phillips to Ryan Matthew Murchison, son of Maryelizabeth Chambers and Timothy Chambers of Pensacola. Jenna is the granddaughter of Win ifred and the late James A. Phillips of Rock Bluff and the late Mr. and Mrs. Brunner Hammac of Pensacola. Ryan is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Mur chison of Pensacola. The bride is a 2008 graduate of Navarre High School and is currently a student at Troy University where she is working toward her bachelors degree in psychology and then will begin her masters program in Counselor Education. The groom graduated from Pensacola Catholic High School in 2007. He will receive his Bachelors of Science degree from Troy University in May and will then commission into the United States Air Force. The wedding is planned for Saturday, April 20. will exchange vows on April 20 weddings Frankie Edwin Stone and Lesa Nicole Nikki Corlett are happy to announce their forthcoming marriage on Saturday, April 20. The ceremony will be held in Altha at 1 p.m. on Luke Holland Road. Frankie is the son of Sheila and Gerald McFarland of Clarksville and Frank Stone of Alford. Lesa is the daughter of Toni Corlett of Altha and Paul Corlett of Blountstown. All friends and family are invited to attend.Frankie Stone, Lesa Corlett wedding planned for 1 p.m. Saturday in Altha Courthouse Therapy Dogs TALLAHASSEE The Second Judicial Circuit, comprised of Franklin, Gadsden, Jef ferson, Leon, Liberty and Wakulla Counties, will hold a Swearing-In Cer emony for the Courthouse Therapy Dogs on Thursday, April 18 at 5 p.m. in Courtroom 3A, Third Floor of the Leon County Courthouse, in Tallahas see. Circuit Judge James C. Hankinson will be pre siding.Twelve specially trained therapy dogs, accompanied by their handler team partners, are slated to participate. In August 2007, the Second Judicial Circuit became the first court sponsored animal therapy program in Florida. The therapy dog teams are provided by the Tallahas see Memorial Healthcare Animal Therapy Program, at no cost to the Second Ju dicial Circuit. The therapy dogs were initially avail able to comfort and sup port children testifying as victims in violent crimes, and later expanded to assist children participat ing in dependency court proceedings, and adults as determined by the court to be in need of the service. Chief Judge Charles Francis thought the pro gram concept had great potential from the start. "We already had teddy bear therapy that we use with children who have gone through traumas. I thought it could work, right off the bat, if the dogs were properly trained and properly controlled." animal therapy court visits statewide began in 2009 in Wakulla County as part of an initiative by Wakulla County Judge Jill Walker to have children partici pate in dependency court cases. Dependency pro ceedings involve children who have been abused or neglected, determina tions of parental rights, and custody of children. Court proceedings can be extremely emotional and stressful for the parties involved. According to Walker, it is important for children to be present in court, and it is especially important for the judge to obtain as much infor mation as possible from the children. "The dogs are a relaxing resource. Well documented research shows that petting an animal lowers the levels of cortisol, a stress induc ing honnone; we need to be taking advantage of this science. By lower ing stress levels that all parties feel coming into court, you can get more complete and more ac curate information by having everyone able to focus on the issue at hand. It makes my job easier as the decider of fact." The Second Judicial Circuit Courthouse Ther apy Dog Program serves as a model for other ju risdictions. The program has assisted nine of the twenty judicial circuits of the State of Florida in implementing similar pro grams. The Second Circuit program also took the lead in drafting statewide recommendations for the use of therapy dogs in dependency courts. To date, the therapy dog teams have participated in SS criminal court events and provided comfort and support to countless children during about 120 dependency court dockets. According to Han kinson, "The swearing-in ceremony is a way for the courts to show our appre ciation to the volunteers of the TMH Animal Therapy Program and their animal partners." 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WASHINGTON The country faces an array of challenges that can only be addressed through bipar tisan compromise. President Obama is doing his part, offering highly controversial budget proposals that would rein in federal spending on Social Security and Medicare at the expense of the elderly and the needy, which Republicans have callously demanded for some time. Yet its unclear that even this major concession by a Democratic president can pierce the wall of op position that the GOP has erected to anything with Obamas name on it. Dislike of the president and his policies is so in tense within the GOP that any Republican who dares to work with Obama has to worry that he or she will be primaried, a newly coined word that describes the fear among Republicans that a challenger to their right will defeat them in a primary. Thats the calculus driving Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., who is up for reelection next year and has virtually abandoned his post as leader of the Republican caucus to stand with its most conservative members. When 13 Republicans threatened solidarity, an unprecedented step for a Senate leader. McConnell hired Sen. Rand Pauls (R) campaign manager to run his 2014 campaign, and he is taking cues from his states junior senator to make sure he doesnt run afoul of the GOPs conservative base. An example of just how nervous McConnell is arose in Louisville surfaced on the web site of the liberal magazine, Mother Jones. McConnell is heard saying, This is the Whac-AMole period of the campaign . . When anybody sticks their head up, do them out. At the time of the recording, actress Ashley Judd was toying with running against McConnell, and aides are heard discussing potential lines of attack, including characterizing her as emotionally unbalanced based on her candid dis cussion of her struggles with depression and suicidal thoughts in an autobiography. Judd is out as a potential opponent, and McConnell prob ably has more to worry about from a challenge within the GOP than any Democrat he will face. According to the Pew Research Center, the percentage of people who identify them selves as Republicans is at historic lows, and within that smaller base of people, almost half (45 percent) are extremely conservative, which explains why Mc Connell and other once traditional conservatives have moved so far to the right. Its how they hold their seats in a party that is down from the big tent of the Nixon and Reagan years to a small tent of ideologically pure diehards. The party has traveled a long way to squander the advantage it once held in winning the presidency. Richard Nixon was a moderate Republican in the Eisenhower mold, serving as Ikes vice president. Even as he moved to capitalize on racial grievances with his Southern Strategy, Nixon managed to hold onto the liberal Rockefeller wing of the party. Ronald Reagan had a blue-collar appeal even though he was a Hollywood actor. He expanded the Republican tent with Reagan Democrats, working class voters who felt abandoned by the national Democrats and signed on for a generation to be Republicans. Compare these past incarnations of the GOP with the current state of the party, characterized in a 2011 Pew survey as dominated by staunch conservatives who are 92 percent white and tend to be male, married, Protestant, well off and at least 50 years old, according to Pews Andrew Kohut in a Washington Post piece last month. These voters dont want their representa tives to compromise with Obama on anything; they theyre destroying. Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL APRIL 17, 2013 COMMENTARY WASHINGTONMERRY-GO-ROUNDby Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift Late Night Laughs A RECAP OF RECENT OBSERVATIONS BY LATE NIGHT TV HOSTS. McConnell and the small tent GOP Why does the government charge us postage to send in our tax returns? We have to pay them to pay them. Its like giving a slice back to the pizza delivery guy. How about you just deduct 75 cents from what I already paid? JIMMY KIMMELAccording to a new study, our views on immigration are changing. For example, when asked if they support a path to citizenship, 40 percent of the respondents said, Si. JAY LENOThings are still very tense in North Korea. In fact, world leaders are still waiting to see if Kim this weeks deadline came and went. Apparently what happened was he messed up and bought Mentos and regular Coke. JIMMY FALLONBaseball commissioner Bud Selig has announced the creation of a diversity task force. He said its time for baseball to begin letting in players who are not on steroids. JAY LENODo you believe Dennis Rodman is still talking about Kim Jong Un? Its not a good sign when the friend whos trying to explain that youre not crazy is Dennis Rodman. Thats not the guy I would send out for my sanity test. CONAN OBRIEN a cyber attack on the U.S. in an effort to bring years too late. JAY LENOAccording to a new report, Sharon and Ozzy Os bournes 30-year marriage is over. After hearing this, Ozzy said, I was married? CONAN OBRIENAccording to a new poll, 50 percent of Americans would vote for Ronald Reagan for president right now over Barack Obama. In fact, in the last elec tion 58 percent of the people in Florida DID vote for Ronald Reagan. JAY LENOApril 15 is the most stressful day of the year for accountants, small business owners, and Wes ley Snipes. JIMMY KIMMELThe Coachella Music Festival started. Its held every year in the California desert. A whole weekend of peace, love, and $10 bottles of wa ter. CRAIG FERGUSONIran is gearing up for a big presidential election in June. Yeah, this year its gonna be a tight race between Ahmadinejad and the guy they picked to lose to Ahmadinejad. JIMMY FALLONIts starting to get serious China has warned North Korea about starting a war. China told them States at least until after we get our money. They owe us $16 trillion. Wait until then. JAY LENO

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APRIL 17, 2013 / THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY JOURNAL Page 9 Womanless Beauty Pageant raises $1,100The contestants, from left: J.D. Williams, Wiley Williams, Jeff Sewell, Leonard Shiver, Doobie Hayes, Jerry Beard, Gary Dart, Michael Kilts, Jabe Rosier, Bubba Branch, Paul Lampkin, Trye Watson, Blade Barinaeu, Gunter Barber and Miley Williams. DAKODA BERG PHOTOS Leonard Shiver was a real crowd pleaser and his efforts paid off he won the crown! ABOVE: Jerry Beard entertains the front row. LEFT: Wiley Williams dances for the judges. BELOW: Gary Dart shows off his beautiful golden locks and a pink boa and boots.Hosford School held a different kind of beauty pageant Saturday night with an array of interesting contestants competing in a Womanless Beauty Pageant. Fifteen took the stage to vie for the crown. There were prizes for best dressed, sexiest legs and best dancer. The event raised about $1,100 to help some of Hosfords eighth grade students of Aaron Day.

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Page 10 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL APRIL 17, 2013Torreya Park staff among 14 DEP groups honored by Davis AwardsTALLAHASSEE The Florida Department of Environmental Protection was recently awarded 14 Prudential Financial Davis Productivity Awards. The Florida Tax Watchs Prudential Financial Davis Productivity Awards is a privately initiated program designed to rec ognize and reward state government employees whose work measurably increases productivity and promotes innovation in ways that improve service delivery and save money for Florida taxpayers. The Department received one Distinguished Individual $1,000 Cash Award, three Notable Team $300 Cash Awards, four Plaque mendation. "The Department is proud to have so many dedicated men and women who continually strive to maintain Florida's environmental integrity, reduce the burden on Florida's fami lies," said DEP Secretary Herschel T. Vinyard, Jr. Individual Awards: Individual cash award for Improving the Resource Management Program in 12 Parks by Using State Funds to Complete the Great District 3 Tracneed for tractor equipment with approximately $100,000. for Increasing Number of Participat ing Volunteers and Hours in Order to Expand Research and Education Programming at the Guana Tolo mato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve. for Developing Partnership with Local Vocational School to Sig Maintenance and Enhance Training Opportunities for Future Marine Industry Employees. Florida Park Service Wildland Engine Fleet Team Awards: Parks awarded plaque for Increasing Value of the Citizen Support Organi zation and Volunteer Program for Improving Burn Goals in Dis trict 3 Using A Backlog Abatement Team. Jesse Schmidt, Chris Clauson, Jessica Frey, Jeffrey Hausler, Joey Zimmerman and Joshua Johnson for Increasing Estuarine Monitoring at Reduced Costs. Julie Espy, Paul Kurisko, Michele Reliford, Michael Blizzard, Nia Wallendorf, Kevin O'Donnell, Renee Gray, Dana Jones, Harold Moesch, Daisys Tomayo, Erin Rasnake and Jason Storrs Cost Initiative. Lee Martin, Mike Dunaway, Dawn Templin, Charlotte Cope, Morgan Ray, Alex Webster, Emerson Raulerson, Neil Hornick, Michael Bogin, Julia Boesch, Steve Morgan, John Morris, F. Thomas Lubozynski, Marjorie Heidorn, Laxasamee Levin, Gloria-Jean DePradine, Kim Rush, Bill Krumbholz, James Standiford, Paul Wierzbicki, Art Torvela, Amede Dimonnay and Robyn James Plaque for Developing a Habitat Restoration Partnership at Torreya State Park Steven Cutshaw, Mark Ludlow, David Printiss, John Bente, Tova Spector, Robert Davis, Robert Crombie, Kevin Keene, Anna Chason, Samuel McGlockton, Kelli Flournoy, Jack Stites and Sam Ashbaugh and Increasing Public Participa tion via Virtual Statewide En vironmental Resource Permitting Rulemaking Workshops. Andrew May, Alice Heathcock, Timothy Rach, Richard Musgrave and Jen nifer Butler ing Funds for, and Completing Con struction of the Shore Bird Aviary Team. Art Yerian, Susan Lowe and Heather Hahn Protection and Visitor Program Access by Designing Funding and Constructing the Homosassa River Walk and Manatee Viewing Over look. Art Yerian, Susan Lowe and Heather Hahn Alive (Ybor City Museum State Park) Brian Pinson, Alex Kinder, Patricia Cross, Zachary Phifer, Brian Snyder, Carolyn Gray, Chantel Hevia and Liz McCoy* Nature Coast Environmental Systems at Crystal River Preserve State Park. Keith Morin, Jerry Smith, Stephanie Armstrong, Jonathan Pullen, Dustin McCullough, Joey Santiago, Jesse Natwick, Andy Natwick, Lauren Natwick, Hannah Macormick, Emma Lord, Elizabeth Guthrie, Bethany Welden and Jan piere Acevedo* *The last two teams include DEP staff and others who partnered on the projects. TALLAHASSEE A daylong nature macro photo workshop led by award-winning nature photographer Bill Boothe will be held at the Tallahassee Museum of History and Natural Science on Saturday, May 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET). The morning session in the classroom will cover what to shoot, equipment, set ting up your camera, composition, lighting, exposure, techniques. After lunch, participants will be photois $60 per person. Tallahassee Museum members are eligible for a discounted rate of $50. Bill Boothe, a professional naturalist and nature photographer, and his wife, Marcia live in Bristol. Around every bend of the road in the Florida Panhandle, something new and fantastic beckons them to stop and take photographs of Florida's rare and beautiful plant and animal species. You may see some of his photos at his www.NatureInFocus.com. Participants must bring a digital camera (DSLR pref erably with macro lens or point and shoot with macro capabilities) and camera manual. A basic knowledge of how to use a camera is a prerequisite. This class is not intended for beginning photographers or those who do not know the basic operation of their camera. Registration deadline for the workshop is Monday, A registration form and additional details about the workshop are available at the Museums website at www.tallahasseemuseum.org or you may call the Museum at (850) 575-8684 extension 126. For more information about the workshop, please call Bill Boothe at (850) 643-2583.Bristol photographer to host nature photo workshop on May 18Geocache Treasure Hunt at Landmark Park April 27DOTHAN Geocaching is the popular sport that sends participants on a real life treasure hunt in search of caches of hidden prizes using a handheld GPS unit or smart phone. Join Landmark Park on April 27 for a geocache event designed to take participants on a journey throughout the park to complete a series of tasks with prizes up for grabs at the end. The day will kick off at 9:30 a.m. with an introduction workshop for beginners on the basics of using a GPS unit held in the Interpretive Center auditorium. Registration for the geocache event will begin at 10:30 a.m. and the hunt will start at 11 a.m.. You may enter as an individual or a team but only one prize will be awarded per registration. Registration is $10. landmarkpark.com. Prizes to be given away include Dothan Magazine, several park memberships and more. Landmark Park is a 135-acre historical and natural science park located on U.S. Highway 431 North in Dothan, Ala. For more information, contact the park at (334) 794-3452.Beau Turners Outdoor Experience set April 20JEFFERSON COUNTY Folks looking to get outside on a nice spring day are invited to attend the Beau Turner Youth Conservation Centers (BTYCC) sixth annual Outdoor Experience on Saturday, April 20. The BTYCC is in Jefferson County on U.S. 19 just north of U.S. 27. The Saturday event is free and open to all ages. It begins at 10 a.m. and lasts until 2 p.m. Advance reg istration is not necessary. stations, K-9 demonstration, wild animal displays, hayrides and more. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and its partners will have activities and educational programs that highlight the Outdoor television personality and Xtreme Sport Shooter Patrick Flanigan will be there, giving dem onstrations at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. All attending youth age 15 and under will have a chance to win one of several door prizes, including the Ocala Outdoor Adventure Camp or a spot at the BTYCC summer camp. Food will be available for purchase, or attendees can bring their own sack lunch. For more information on Beau Turners Outdoor Experience, or to obtain more detailed driving directions to the center, call (850) 717-8702, or go to BTYCC.org. OUTDOOR EVENTS Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition was a once-in a-lifetime opportunity to showcase the landscapes, wildlife habitats, winding waterways and conserva tion legacies of Florida. Experiencing the wilds of Florida was like an epic dream come true. It is as Dr. E.O. Wilson says, our love for nature is an innate and genetically determined with the natural world, that piques my continual inter est in exploring an in-depth connection with nature. Making films has in troduced me to fascinating stories and characters across Florida. Ive discovered a collection of true-life stories, a trove of tall tales, dream ers for a better tomorrow, an active sportsmans paradise and a diverse interaction with the natural world. During the expedition, some of my favorite moments were early in the morning, especially on water ways with the morning fog rolling in. One particular memory: we were on a tree island in the Ever glades and misty showers greeted the morning, followed by the sun breaking through the rainy clouds with a rainbow appearing over the sawgrass horizon. I quickly set up the camera. The composition was What a moment being immersed in the scene developing around me. Another magical memory was along the St. Johns River. It was shallow enough that I could move the kayak with my toes, and I moved slowly through the marsh, keeping the camera mounted on the kayak steady. Finally I was within a few yards of the birds, to be able to capture these images is a gift. Having the opportunity to listen to stories people shared during 90 video interviews and spending time with them in their home landscapes was like having a front row seat in a college class. For many, this was an investment into the greater cause of the corridor concept. A number of them walked with us, some kayaked with us, others rode horses along side with us. One of the greatest treasures to the whole experience is what people gave and shared and invested into the expedition. Im so honored because thats what the journey is all about: those people and their stories. At the end of the trek a journalist asked me: Can you give a sentence summarizing the journey? My immediate reply was into the wind, against the current, and off the beaten trail. Certainly, our jour ney was an arduous one, with long days and grueling terrain as we traversed Floridas remote heartland. that we would not have overcome on our own. All throughout our journey, from the moment is was merely an idea, there have been people pushing it toward reality. From trail angels to pastors, from professors to teachers, from commanders to generals, from bear biologists to park rangers, from corporations to small businesses, from kids to parents, people of every walk of life have supported our quest. As we experienced the corridor, we discovered what brings us to gether, what we have in common. We all want to protect natural Florida for current and future generations. We want to continue to see habitat restoration, endangered species protected, and cross-agency cooperation become a part of Floridas landscape. Our journey has shown whats possible. With your continued support Florida has the opportu nity to bring the idea of the Florida Wildlife Corridor into reality. May our voices reach further as we share this story together. OFF THE by Elam Stoltzfus Beaten TrailCalhoun County resident Elam Stoltzfus is a on The Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition June. LOCAL PROGRAM DATES & TIMES

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APRIL 17, 2013 / THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY JOURNAL Page 11 OUTDOORS C ITY TIRE CO. "Volkswagens to semi's, we handle them all" CITY TIRE IS YOUR ONE-STOP TIRE SHOP! TOYO TIRES "Authorized Dealer" ACCEPTING NNEW PPaA TIENTS www.bristoldentalclinic.com DENTURE LAB ON PREMISESSame-Day Service on Repairs & RelinesBristol Dental Clinic SPECIALTY POSTS ITEMS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY Liberty Post and Barn Pole Inc. Phone (850) 643-5995WE'VE GOT THE FENCE POSTSTO MEET YOUR NEEDS. The Florida Fish and Wild life Conservation Commission (FWC) will meet Wednesday and Thursday, April 17-18 to discuss an array of issues, rang upland wildlife management and harvest issues to boating safety, staff reports and enhancing the publics ability to help control Sessions start both days at Safety Institute, 85 Academy is located west of the city of The meeting is open to the public, and all interested individuals may speak within guidelines established by the Marine issues dominate the of the Wildlife Foundation of Florida presents the annual Lou ise Ireland Humphrey Employee of the Year Award to FWC Assistant Executive Director Greg When the Commission takes hearing on the Gulf of Mexico The proposed season would be The Commissioners will then discuss a draft rule that proposes format standardization and re organization for several marine ministrative Code 68B, as well as the creation of a new General chapter that will include a series tions that would be applied to all In a draft rule hearing, the Commissioners will discuss a proposal to eliminate the requirement for a recreational have no recreational or commer the Commission will consider a proposal to make tarpon and species, and review and discuss gear use for tarpon in Boca At the request of the Collier County Board of Commission ers, the Commission will also discuss in a draft rule hearing the repeal of two Special Acts of Local Application that prohibit cial light and spearing in state The Commission will end the staff update on South Atlantic Fishery Management Council On Thursday April 18, Commissioners will welcome a rep resentative of the Shikar-Safari Club International to present Following Executive Direc tor Nick Wileys presentation of the Executive Directors Report, the Commissioners will consider that would better meet the needs of landowners and leaseholders, herd and harvest management while promoting conservation This voluntary program would apply to land parcels large enough to implement herd and Next, Commissioners will consider proposed revisions to gopher tortoise permitting guidelines that are based on stakeholder input and designed to be consistent with the updated Gopher Tortoise Management provements to the permitting guidelines include ensuring adequate funding for long-term management of gopher tortoise recipient sites, providing guidelines for capture of tortoises for relocation when using a backhoe, and establishing criteria to suspend, revoke or not renew an authorized gopher tortoise FWC staff will then present draft rules on changes to local ized boating-restricted zones in After staff reports, the public can comment on items not on the mission meeting will be June 11-13 in Lakeland, commencing FWC will meet Wed. & Thurs. near TallahasseeIt occurred to me not too long ago that I havent been anybodys grandchild since 1991 and I miss it sorely. As a kid with grandparents, you always know theres somebody out there who thinks youre wonderful, no matter how often or badly you screw up. Someone once said that the reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common en emy: the parents. That was certainly the case in my experience as a grandchild and as a parent. When I was very young, my mother ar ranged for a woman to come to our home and watch me so she could go back to work teaching school. I was too young to remember, but Mother Mac, my fathers mother, checked in on me one day and didnt like what she saw. She more or less house became my daycare until I started school. Years later, when someone would ask Mother Mac if I was Gene and Bettys son, her standard response was, Yes, but I raised him. That irritated my mother and father to no end, but when their turn came, they were almost as annoying. As a grandmother, Mama would encourage me not to get angry and yell at my kids, and instead focus on correcting their behavior. All I could think about was her reaction when I got bad grades in school. If she wasnt angry back then, she was at least aggressively disappointed at high volume. Daddy also had some serious double standards for kids and grandkids. One day when my children were 10, camp. We were all standing on the bank, poles in hand, not 10 feet from each oth er when Daddy came rolling up. I turned around to greet him, but before I could get the words out, he said, Dont let those younguns get that far away from you! A gator might jump up there and grab one before you can do anything about it. I gathered the kids closer, but as he drove away I remembered being down there at eight or nine years old and hav ing this same man give me a pole, a can of worms and instructions to meet back here in a little bit. Either gators only recently became dan gerous or his level of concern was considerably lower when I was a kid. Another time, when my oldest was about four, my parents came to our new house for a visit. I was in the living room talking with Mama while Daddy and Mary Grace were outside. After hearing a strange noise above us, I looked out the window to see my father tossing a base ball on the roof of the house. He would let it roll off and then catch it, which for some reason was great fun for my daughter. I went outside and reminded him that he used to get mad at me for doing the same thing. Didnt you say that throwing a ball on the roof could break the shingles? I asked. Yep. Then why is it okay now? He just smiled and said, Not my roof. I wont get to be a grandchild again in this life, but I may get to be a grandpar ent. From what I can gather, thats the next best thing. JIM McCLELLANS OUTDOORS Down South DOUBLE STANDARD: The difference between children and grandchildren If you like to hunt wild hogs, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has several upcoming opportunities on public lands in northwest Florida that you printed brochures for wildlife On the Joe Budd Small Game Area near Tallahassee, still hunters can hunt hogs May 3-5 without having to obtain a quota quota for hog hunts using dogs are set for May 16-19, June 20On the nearby Ochlockonee River SGA, the still hunter quota has been increased from 30 to 50 hunters per hunt, and the hunt area has been expanded to include the area south of hunt dates are May 10-12, June Hog hunts are also set for the Aucilla SGA in Jefferson County and Blackwater SGA in OkaThe online brochures and hunting rules for Joe Budd, Ochlockonee River, Aucilla and Blackwater SGAs can be viewed or downloaded by going

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Page 12 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL APRIL 17, 2013 LCHS SPORTS F R I D A Y A P R I L 1 9 12 noon until 10 p.m. S A T U R D A Y A P R I L 2 0 9 a.m. until Face Painting, Balloon Animals, Magic Show, Trent The Train Man, Bounce House, Slide, Wrecking Ball, Zip Line, Mechanical Bull, Rock Wall and Much More! Kids Activities Sponsored by For more information visit A contemporary a cappella group Saturday, 6:00 p.m. Sponsored by Marianna Toyota Saturday 8 pm Fine Arts Contest, Arts and Crafts, Entertainment, Food And Activities For The Young and Young At Heart! Join us for the 5K/10K Walk/Run Saturday, 8 am Registration 6:40 to 7:40 am Sign Up For The DONT MISS THE 3RD ANNUAL JACKSON COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE ANTIQUE & CLASSIC CAR SHOW AND ANTIQUE TRACTOR SECTION ON SATURDAY. The Liberty County Boys Track Team did well at Fridays District Meet at Maclay School in Tal lahassee. Six boys will advance to the Regional meet in Jacksonville on Thursday, April 18. events: the long jump, high jump, triple jump and 400 meter relay. Jordan Chaney, Johnathan Hall and two events: Chaney in the triple jump and 100 meter dash, Hall in the 800 meter run and 400 meter relay and Beckwith in the triple jump and 400 meter relay. Ben Beckwith and Dusty Young each the 110 high hurdles and Young in the 400 meter relay. Jarrod Beckwith, Johnathan Hall, Dusty Young and Ben Beckwith will represent LCHS in the 400 meter relay at the regional meet. Bishop Snyder High School in Jacksonville on Thursday, April 18. event will advance to the FHSAA North Florida in Jacksonville on Friday, April 26. The LCHS Bulldogs split a pair the Dawgs hosted the Bay High Tornados and came away with a 2 0 victory. Senior Hayden Swier pitched a complete game shutout this year. We have had some injuries Coach Donnie Coxwell said. At the plate the Dawgs were led by Seniors Dustin Watson, Hayden Swier, Chuck Morris and David the Dawgs. Junior Monroe Hinson 2nd with a single to give the Dawgs the lead. Blountstown Tigers. Senior JoJo Durden got the loss on the mound threw the ball well enough to win but we didnt score any runs behind pley on Monday, Bainbridge on Tuesday, and Marianna on Thursday. Thursday will be Senior Night Bulldogs split pair of games The Liberty County Bulldogs will be hosting the 2013 Class 1-A District 4 Tournament starting on Monday, April 22. played. At 1:30 p.m. South Walton will take on Port St. Joe. At 4 p.m. the Bulldogs will host the Franklin County Seahawks and the late game will be the Blountstown Tigers tak ing on West Gadsden. Bulldogs and the Blountstown Tigers will play each other and the St. Joe game will play Bozeman. Tuesdays games are extremely those games are guaranteed a trip Championship. The Championship game will be on Thursday, April 25 starting at 7 p.m. (ET). $6. This price is set by the FHSAA.LCHS will host District Tourney Track team heads to regional meet ABOVE: The Liberty County Softball seniors (from left) Carly Sapp, Kayla Johnson, Ashley Sikes, Ashley Smith and Madison Barineau were honored during the game. Kayla Johnson winds up for the pitch, above, and below, responds to one. ABOVE: Liberty Countys Montana Manley sizes up the batter before pitching the ball. Catcher Carly Sapp makes a throw from the ground. DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTOSLCHS Lady Dawgs beat Mosley High 7-5 on Senior Night The LCHS Lady Bulldogs hosted Mosley High School Thursday for Senior Night in Bristol and ended the game with a 7-5 win. Liberty Countys Montana Man ley got a 3 for 5, hit a triple and made a home run. Pitcher Kayla Johnson added six strikeouts to her record. Coach Jennifer Sewell said, This group of seniors have had 87 wins and only 17 losses so far. They could play for a district championship if they win the next game.

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APRIL 17, 2013 / THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY JOURNAL Page 13 SCHOOL NEWS Pea Ridge Rd in Bristol, Phone (850) 643-5417 SCHOOL LLUNCH MENU Apr. 10 Apr. 16Laban Bontrager, DMD, Monica Bontrager, DMD Bristol Dental Clinic Each breakfast includes a choice of assorted cereal, whole wheat buttered toast and juice. CALHOUN LLIBERTY MENUS SPONSORED BY:Huntingdon signs three LCHS studentsLast Thursday, April 11, brought a gathering of Bulldog Pride to the Liberty County High School media center. With the media center full of family, friends, and teammates, three student athletes signed to play at Huntingdon College. Jessica Read will be cheering for the Hawks next season. While Jesse Williams and Dustin Watson will play football for the school located in Montgomery, AL. Huntingdon College is a Division III school which will be joining the USA South Athletic Conference later this year. Mike Turk will lead the Hawks football program again in 2013. Last season Huntingdon was ranked as high as #16 Huntingdon President J. Cameron West said, Coach Turk is known throughout the community, region, and college athletics for his integrity, character and professionalism.JESSE WILLIAMSJesse Williams will enter Huntingdon to play on the offensive line. He had a very strong senior season at LCHS after suffering a season ending injury early in his junior season. During his senior year Jesse helped a strong LCHS rushing attack to a 10-3 record and District and Regional Championships. Jesse received many personal honors including First Team All-State, All District for Defense, All District for Offense, LCHS Defensive Lineman Award and was selected to play in the GA/FL Border Wars game. Jesse also played basketball and baseball for the Bulldogs.DUSTIN WATSONDustin Watson will join Jesse on the offensive side of the ball and compete for the quarterback position for the Hawks. Dustin transferred to LCHS from Robert F. Munroe where he played for Coach Joey Striplin and was selected the Gadsden County Player of The Year during his junior year. Dustin was also selected to the All Big Bend Team as a junior. As the signal caller at LCHS, Dustin helped open up the passing game as the Bulldogs made a strong push for the State Championship, while showing great leadership. Coach Grantham stated, Dustin was instrumental in allowing us to use all of our weapons and shift people around to their natural position. Dustin has become a true Bulldog with his hard work and dedication to being his best. Dustin was selected as the All District Punter and LCHS Offensive Captain this past season. He also played basketball and baseball for the Bulldogs.JESSICA READJessica Read has signed as a cheerleader with Huntingdon College. Jessica has been a varsity cheerleader for the Bulldogs for four years where she has served as Co-Captain for two years. She has been elected UCA All-Star cheerleader for two years where she represented LCHS in the Macys Day Thanksgiving Parade in New York and the New Years Day Parade in London. She has been a member of the Jags Competitive Cheer Team for four years. Jessica has been a great leader on and off wish her well. The entire staff at LCHS would like to congratulate Jessica, Jesse and Dustin on their accomplishments. We would like to encourage each of you to continue to strive to be the best. The entire Bulldog family will be looking forward to following your college careers. Tolar School hosts baseball/softball camp fundraiser on April 20W.R. Tolar School is hosting a baseball/softball camp fundraiser for the eighth grade trip to Washington, D.C. The camp will be held on Saturday, April 20 from 9 a.m. 12 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park. Several skills will be taught at the camp. Tim Young will coach pitching, Richie Smith will work with batting and Julie Lyons will work with the girls on softball. Cost is $25 and is available for ages 7 to 16. For more information contact Laurie Brandon at 643-5516. BLOUNTSTOWN Drugs20370 Central Ave. W 25 % Wind Chimes Garden Stakes Yard Decor & More! SALE 40% OFF Upcoming Events at W.R. Tolar*Wednesday, April 17FCAT Testing Math 3rd4th, Science 5th, Reading 7th-8th *Thursday, April 18FCAT Testing Math 3rd-4th, Science 5th& 8th, Reading 6th *Friday, April 19FCAT Testing Reading 6th, Make-Up Testing *Monday, April 22FCAT Testing Math 5th *Tuesday, April 23FCAT Testing Math 5th *Wednesday, April 24Make-Up Testing *Thursday, April 25Make-Up Testing *Friday, April 26Make-Up Testing *Saturday, April 278th Grade Formal 6-10 p.m. *Monday, April 29K-1 Benchmark Testing JOURNALServing two counties that make up one great community!HOURS: 9 a.m. 6 p.m. Monday thru FridayPHONE (850) 643-3333 or email: thejournal@fairpoint.netCast announced for Chipolas Alice In WonderlandMARIANNAThe Chipola College Theater is in rehearsal for the chil drens musical, "Alice in Wonderland," which will be presented to hundreds of elementary school chil dren in May. A public performance is set for Thursday, May 9 at 7 p.m. Chipola Theater director Charles Sirmon recently cast ac tors in the following roles: Colton Day and Trey McKay as Chesire Cats, Christin Wiggins as Mathilda, Gracie Wallace as Alice, Diane Glaze as White Rabbit, Austin Pettis as Doorknob, Patrea Clark as Dodo Bird, Terrence Shanks as Tweedle Dum, Shayli Tharp as Tweedle Dee, Brienne Beechum as Rose, Kayla Todd as Petunia, Mel anie Henderson as Lily, Jae House as Caterpillar, Dylan Bass as Mad Hatter, Dante Tyler as March Hare, Odra Chapman as Queen of Hearts, Nick Cessna as King of Hearts. Royal Cardsman and Tea Partiers include: Alex Anderson, Deanna Bailey, Amberly Corbin, Maddie Craven, Elyn Sapp and Julie Wells. Tickets go sale two weeks prior to the performance. Tickets are hours Monday through Thursday from 2 5 p.m. and one hour prior to curtain at the Center for the Arts box ofTheatre fans also are invited to join the Ap plauding Chipola Theatre (ACT) VIP fund, which guarantees the best seats for all shows. of membership including Spon sor, Patron, Benefactor, Angel and Corporate Angel with VIP seating available at all levels. A portion of ACT memberships is tax-deductible. For more information contact Charles Sirmon, Director of The atre sirmonc@chipola.edu (850) 718-2277. about a Check the Apalachicola River, Chipola River and the Ochlockonee RIVER READINGS CLJNews.com

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Page 14 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL APRIL 17, 2013 SCHOOL NEWS BES Kindergarten registration May 10Kindergarten Registration for the 2013-2014 school year will be held Friday, May 10 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the school Library. Children MUST be 5 years of age by September 1 to be able to enroll in Kindergarten. Parents need shot records, proof of current physical and social security cards to register their child for the school year 2013-2014. to set up your appointment.BES yearbooks on sale nowBES 2012-2013 Yearbooks are on sale now! Don't miss a single treasured moment as you watch your child grow from Pre-K to 5th grade. Stop by the Media Center and see Ms. Sims or the music room and see Mrs. Kimbrel to purchase your 2012-2013 yearbook. They will be on sale until May 30 for $22 each. BES students Blow the top off of FCAT at pep rally FridayThe FCAT test started Monday for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students. Mrs. Bozeman and Mrs. Taylor held a pep rally Friday afternoon to let students know that they are ready for the test and are going to do great. Fourth grade students did a Flash Mob song to motivate the other grades to do their best and score a 5. Mrs. Bozeman and Mrs. Taylor also gave away AR prizes to students with AR points. The theme is "Blow the Top Off of FCAT" so all of the students were given Blow Pops to eat during the assembly. BHS Calendar of Events FCAT 2.0 Reading -10th grade; Softball District Tournaments Baseball vs. Chipley away at 6 p.m.; FCAT 2.0 Reading-10th grade; Softball District Tournaments Baseball vs. Wewa-Home at 6 p.m. (Senior Nite); Softball District Tournaments; Senior Cap and Gown Pictures; State Weightlifting Finals begin State Weightlifting Finals Baseball District Tournaments; FCAT 2.0 Reading 9th grade FCAT 2.0 Reading-9th grade; Baseball District TournamentsAltha School to host Scholastic Book Fair April 22 26Mark your Calendars! -Altha School will host Story Laboratory Reading Gives You Super Power! April Families, faculty, and the community are invited to at tend this fun reading event that helps inspire children to become lifelong readers. The Book Fair will feature a special Family Event feature time to shop at the fair, book fair related activi ties, and refreshments. Parents, Grandparents as well as other relatives are invited to our Book Fair Breakfast will be served and there will be time to shop at the Book Fair. The Book Fair offers specially priced books and educational products, including popular series, awardwinning titles, new releases, and other great reads from more than 100 publishers. You can also shop online at www.scholastic.com/schoolbookfairs until Friday, May 3. All orders ship to school for FREE and each In addition, the Book Fair will feature the One for Books program, where students can share the thrill of reading by donating their loose change to help purchase books for classroom libraries. Scholastic matches monetary donations with a donation of up organizations dedicated to helping families in need, such as the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, Kids in Distressed Situations, Inc., and Kids In Need Founda tion. The more a child reads, the stronger reader he or she becomes. Strong reading skills are essential to a childs success in school and life. Our Book Fair encourages this success by offering students access to great books at affordable prices. Children are more likely to read books they personally choose. The wide variety of choices offered at our Book Fair ensures that there will be something for everyone! For more information, please call the Media Center Carr School held its Honor Assembly for the third grading period on Tuesday, April 2. Many students were recognized for their academic achievement. Pictured is Mr. Taylor presenting Christopher Whitehead with the Most Improved Middle School Student Award. Carr Middle School had the privilege of hosting Rick Bender and hearing about his life and battle with cancer from tobacco products. Pictured are the Carr School SWAT Whitehurst, Kylie Bush, Rick Bender, Stephanie Harris, Caitlyn Hurst and Holley Bailey. Thanks to the Calhoun County SWAT Program for coordinating this event. Carr School held its local track meet for middle school students on Friday, April Kirkland, Jacob Carpenter, Gracie Smiley, Mary Mercer and Summer Wester. Caleb Howard, Cane Miller, Gabriel Lowery, Morgan McDougald, Joni Smith and Grace Brown. Carr School holds track meet for middle school and elementary school students Carr Whitehead receives Most Improved Middle School Student Award April 2 BES MARIANNAThe Chipola College Department of Fine and Performing Arts will host a Young Artist mental Theatre of the new Center for the Arts. The concert will feature Aaron Smith, piano; Anna E. Williams, piano; Daniel Kern, piano; Mi chael Lingerfelt, piano; and Anthony John Marotta, The students are enrolled in music courses at Chipola and Gulf Coast. These award-winning artists open the 2013 Spring into Summer Concert season with works by Barber, Beethoven, Chopin, Haydn, Mozart, Rachmaninoff, Ravel and more. The primary mission of the Spring Into Summer music ensembles and soloists on a Sunday Matine during the spring and summer months. Concerts in this series may range from classical offerings to modern. All concerts begin at 2 p.m. and admission is by donation. For information, contact Dr. Christine Yoshikawa at yoshikawac@chipola.edu or call Chipola Fine Government Contracting Seminar at Chipola April 19MARIANNA Chipola College will offer a seminar, on Government Contracting, Friday, April the Chipola Business and Technology building. Participants will learn to identify government agencies and target marketing efforts to save both students to sign up will receive free admission. Participants may register for seminars online at chipola.edu. Participants may register in person in SPRING FROLICS FUNDSDaylon McKinnon (center) of Marianna won a $100 cash door prize at the Chipola College Spring Frolics on April 3. Here, he accepts the cash from Chipola Theatre Director Charles Sirmon (left) and Student Activities Director Nancy Johnson. Students were treated to free food, games and hundreds of dollars in door prizes. Daylon McKinnon of Marianna wins $100 cash at Chipolas Spring Frolics

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APRIL 17, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 15 JOYCE PLOTKE SOUTHPORT Joyce Plotke, 67, of Southport, passed away Monday, April 8, 2013 in Panama City. She was born May 24, 1945 to the late Robert Daniel, Sr. and Fannie Mae Murphy Little in Panama City. She was a homemaker and was a member of Southport First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by two sons, Michael Anthony Mallory and Bobby Gene Mallory, two brothers and two sisters. Survivors include two sons, Rocky Mallory and Jimmie Mallory and his wife, Angel, all of Southport; two daughters, Brenda Hernandez and her husband, Mitch of Fountain, and Ronda Burgett and her husband, Shaone of Southport; three brothers, Charlie Little and his wife, Brenda of Wewahitchka, Jimmie Little and his wife, Barbara of Weirsdale and Leonard Little and his wife, Jackie of Panama City; 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; other extended family. Memorialization will be by cremation. Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrange ments. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh. com. VIRGINIA ANNETTE POWELL ADAMS BLOUNTSTOWN Virginia Annette Powell Ad ams, 92, of Blountstown, went peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior Thursday, April 11, 2013 at Bay Medical Sacred Heart Center in Panama City. She was born on November 4, 1920 in Jackson County. She was raised on a farm east of Campbellton in Jackson County and graduated as Valedictorian of her class at Campbellton School. She married and moved to Blountstown in 1939 and became actively involved in the Blountstown United Methodist Church where she held many leadership positions doing the Lords work. She also was a Den Mother for Cub Scout Pack 137. Her career involved working at the Calhoun County Court House and the Florida Legislature. She retired as head teller from The Bank of Blountstown. She was a spiritual role model and mentor to many people of all ages. She was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, James Landis Adams, Sr.; her parents, W.R. and Mary Alice Wade Powell; three sisters Allie Powell Sidaris, Willie Ruth Powell Riley and Frances Powell. Survivors include two sons, James Landis Jimmy Adams, Jr. and his wife, Shelia of Marianna and Powell Adams and his wife, Amy of Southport; one brother, Robert Lyndon Powell of Panama City; one sister, Sue Powell Wooten of Blackshear, GA; six grandchildren, Jeannie Johnson and her husband, Matt, Landis Adams and his wife, Suzanne, Virginia Held, Amy Beth Adams, Alethea Pendarvis and her husband, Don and Clinton Adams and his wife, Michelle; 14 great-grandchildren, Luke and Harper Johnson, Mary Sue, Sara Kate and Caroline Adams, Kayla Carleton and her husband, Mike, Meagan and Dylan Held, Corey Midyette, Mackenzie, Gracie, Zakk and Halen Pendarvis, Kendall Annette Adams; many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by many close friends who called her Mom, Mama or Granny. Services were held Sunday, April 14 at Blountstown United Methodist Church with Reverend Jim Jines and in Nettle Ridge Cemetery in Blountstown. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. EDDIE MAE HORNSBY ROCK BLUFF Eddie Mae Hornsby, 95, of Rock Bluff Community passed away Saturday, April 13, 2013 in Tallahassee. She was born in Bristols Rock Bluff Community on March 30, 1918 to the late Jesse and Trudie Brown Goodson. She was a homemaker and was a charter member of Rock Bluff Assembly of God Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Hornsby; two daughters, Shirley Williams and Marjorie Matthews; three brothers, George Goodson, Doward Goodson and Eustace Goodson; a granddaughter, Karen Hornsby and Juston Brown, a great-grandson. Survivors include one son, Eugene Hornsby and his wife, Margie of Tallahassee; one daughter, Betty H. Wargo and her husband, Bill of Columbus, GA; eight grandchildren, Ken Wargo and his wife, Marsha, Lynne McLemore and her husband, Don, Pamela Flores and her husband, Jeremias, Angela Weeks-Samanie and her husband, Lawrence, Sheri Creel and her husband, Chris, Teresa Vinson and her husband, Kevin, Scott and Kevin Hornsby; 16 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services were held on Tuesday, April 16 at Rock Bluff Assembly of God Church with Reverend Mitchell ment followed in Rock Bluff Cemetery. Adams Funeral Home was in charge of the arrange ments. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh. com. ELEANOR CAROLYN MCGEHE PAULIN Elly, passed away peacefully in her sleep Thursday, April 11, 2013. Born in St. Augus tine, she was raised in Pensacola. She moved to West Palm Beach, where she married Pat Paulin and together raised seven children. her home in Sumatra, where she wrote a column, Sumatra Tid bits, for The CalhounLiberty Journal. She returned to West Palm Beach to care for her elderly mother. Her life continued in Bristol where she was a caregiver for several local families, a member of the Red Hat Society and President of the Bristol Womens Club for four years. As President she established an annual local parade, a Christmas toy drive, and purchased teddy bears for distribution by the Liberty County Sheriffs Department. She was an extremely kind and loving soul, who touched many lives, is dearly loved and will be missed by many. She was preceded in death by her father, Lois Pop McGehe, her mother Eva McGehe and her brother Marvin. Survivors include seven children, Deborah Paulin of Gainesville, Michael Paulin of Newport, TN, Karen Neuschafer of Lake Worth, Beth Gershey of Lake Ariel, PA, Bunny DeVane of Cosby, TN, Lynn Gatlin of Lake Talquin and Robert Paulin of West Palm Beach; one brother, Bob; two sisters, Celcile Longwell of West Palm Beach and Marcia Benton of Ft. White; 13 grandchildren, Blue, Brodie, Patrick, Travis, Robbie, Misty, Jeffrey, Corey, Kevin, August, Waylin, Stephanie and Megan; 11 great-grandchildren, Brice, Olivia, Sophia, Taylor, Conrad, Riley, Brandon, Amy, Marley, C.J. and Christopher. She was honored with a memorial service in Bristol Monday evening. DORIS JOSEPHINE STEWART passed away Sunday, April 14, 2013 at her home in Bristol. She was born on January 30, 1939 in Altha, and had lived in Bristol since 1972, coming from Tallahas see. She was retired from Florida Public Safety with the FHP and DOC for 30 years and also worked with disabled families for several years. She was a foster parent for a number of years and graduated from the Department of Correction at TCC in Tallahassee. She taught a Criminal Justice Course for Liberty County High School. She was a great caregiver to her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Percy R. Stewart and a son, Johnny Stewart. Survivors include one son, Randy Stewart and his wife, Brenda of Bristol; one brother, J. A. OBryan and his wife, Marilyn of Bristol; six grandchildren, Ben Stewart of Wichita, KS, Bryan Stewart and his wife, Chandra of Bristol, Chelsey, Brittany and Devin Yancey and Cody Osborne; three great-grandchildren, Brenden and Cash Stewart and Adrian Chatman. Memorial services were held on Tuesday, April 16 at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Ron Baker Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. OBITUARIES Charles McClellan Funeral HomeButler-Morgan/Morgan-McClellan Funeral Home Building at 15 S. Jackson St., Quincy, 32351Phone: (850) 627-7677 or 643-2277Charles K. McClellanLicensed Funeral Director 42 years experience Call us Let us explain how we can conveniently handle arrangements in Liberty County. Telephone (850) 674-2266 Your hometown funeral home since 1994A Hometown Funeral Director You Can Trust and Depend On!Funeral Services with Dignity, Caring and Professionalism. Marlon Peavy Peavy Funeral Home& Crematory Honor your loved ones by making their memory part of our best efforts to defeat cancer. For more information, contact the American Cancer Society. CAN THERE BE?EAST GADSDEN UNIT P.O. Box 563, Quincy 32353 Childrens Bereavement Activity planned Covenant Hospice will be hosting a Childrens Bereavement Activity Satur day, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lafayette Park Arts and Crafts Center, The activity is for bereaved children ages 5 to 16. The event is free and lunch will be provided. The children will be participating in a painting activity explor engage with other bereaved children and complete a group mural. Pre-Registration is required and must be made by Thursday, April 25. For more information and to register contact Bobbie Massey, LCSW, Senior Bereavement Spe cialist bobbie.massey@covenanthopice. org, (850) 701-0133 or (850) 575-4998. invites community members to attend a three hour workshop for those who have suffered the loss of a loved one or would like to learn how to help those that are grieving. The workshop will be held on Tuesday, April 23 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. We will meet at Calhoun County Se nior Center, located at 16859 NE Cayson Street, Blountstown. The workshop is free of charge and includes lunch and snacks. The day will include such topics as Understanding Normal Grief Reactions; Coping Strate gies for the Holidays; Supporting others through their Grief, and more. Registration is required; to register, please call Riley Henderson at 482-8520 or toll free at (888) 817-2191. Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, organization dedicated to providing comprehensive, compassionate services to patients and loved ones during times of life-limiting illnesses. For more information about Covenant Hospice or to make a hospice inquiry, 482-8520 or visit www.covenanthospice. org/marianna. Understanding Grief and Loss Workshop at Calhoun Calhoun Senior Center April 23Covenant Hospice honors volunteers and celebrates 30 years of service participant in National Volunteer Week, to be celebrated April 21-27 honoring volunteers throughout the country. appreciation event will be held on Saturday, April 27 from 4-5:30 p.m. The dinner will be held at Covenants new Tallahassee branch location. Part of the events activities is celebrating Covenants 30th Anniversary and honoring our dedicated volunteers who helped to start and continue to support the organization. Covenant Hospice volunteers expand and enhance the care and services provided by the Covenant team, said, Sandi Huster, Director of Volunteer Services for Covenant Hospice. Nearly 3,000 volunteers serving Covenants 14 branch locations located in North Florida and South Alabama provide companionship and support to patients and their families, as well as a wide range of development, outreach and administrative support services, added Huster. Covenant Hospice volunteers served 71% of all pa tients cared for in 2012 and met 99% of all requests to support patients and families, saving the organization over two million dollars in donated time and mileage. Volunteers rate their satisfaction with volunteering for Covenant at 98% highly satisfied/satisfied. For information about becom ing a Covenant Hospice Volunteer, please contact Kortney Rudd, Volunteer Manager, at (850) 5754998. Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, Covenant organization dedicated to providing comprehensive, compassionate services to patients and loved ones during times of life-limiting illnesses. For more information about Covenant Hospice or to make a hospice inquiry, contact the Tal covenanthospice.org. USE BEFORE APR. 17 Big Bend Hospice honors Dr. Jessie Furlow With A Touch of Gadsden County April 20The Big Bend Hospice Gadsden Coun ty Advisory Council invites the public to A Touch of Gadsden County Saturday, April 20. This special event honors Dr. Jessie Furlow, beloved physician and for mer Big Bend Hospice Associate Medical Director, who dedicated her healing skills to her patients in Gadsden County. This years event begins at 6 p.m. with an opening performance by Un Poquito de Mexico at the Golf Club of Quincy. The main event features entertainment from Tallahassee Nights Live. This years event features Tallahassee music featuring some of the best sounds of Jazz, R & B, Soul, Pop, Hip Hop, Dance and Hilarious Comedy. A Touch of Gadsden County will be held at The Gold Club of Quincy, 229 Big Bend Hospice patients in Gadsden County. Please contact Travia Cromartie, Community Resource Coordinator, for tickets and/or more information at (850) 556-1786 or travia@bigbendhospice.org.

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APRIL 17, 2013 / THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY JOURNAL Page 17 The meeting was called to order by Chairman Kyle Peddie. Members present at the meeting were Darrel Hayes, Roger Reddick, Tina Tharpe, Logan Kever, Chairman Kyle Peddie, and Superintendent Gloria Gay Uzzell. PRAYER AND PLEDGE: The prayer was offered by Kever and the Pledge was led by Tharpe. RECOGNITION: A presentation was made by Steven Cutshaw, President of the Liberty County Education Foundation, to the winner and runnerup of the Foundations logo design contest. $50 place design, and $25 was presented to Bryan Perry as runner-up. Both students are from Liberty County High School. Ashlei Yates was recognized by Superintendent Uzzell as Liberty Countys representative for Floridas Sunshine State Scholar program and PUBLIC COMMENTS: Steve Crist, GCA Zone Manager, wanted to thank the Board for giving GCA the opportunity to meet with them on March 7, 2013. Crist stated to the Board the he wanted to reiterate GCAs dedication and commitment to the custodial services contract. He stated that if GCA were allowed to continue this contract they would immediately increase employees wages and begin a cost reduction. Bob Russell, Chartwells Food Service Management Company, wanted to thank the Board for taking the time last week to hear Chartwells presentation. He stated to the Board that Chartwells was building a plan for the completion of this school year and the company school year. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Tharpe, and carried unanimously to approve the agenda with emergency items. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes, and carried unanimously to approve the minutes of the February 12, 2013, Regular School Board Meeting. OLD BUSINESS: Superintendent Uzzell gave an update on the status of salary increases for Child Care Workers, stating that a proposal for a salary increase for 2013-2014 school year will be made at the June, 2013 regular School Board meeting. FINANCE CONSENT ITEMS: Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Tharpe, and carried unanimously to approve the Consent Items FC 1, 2 and 4. FC 1) Principals Reports for February, 2013 FC 2) Financial Statements for February, 2013 FC 3) Budget Amendments for February, 2013 None FC 4) Bills and Payroll for February, 2013 FINANCE ACTION ITEMS : FA 1) Motion was made by Reddick and seconded by Kever. After discussion the motion carried unanimously to approve the recommendation to non-renew the contractual agreement with Compass Group, USA, Inc., by and through its Chartwells Division (Food Service Management Company), effective June 30, 2013. FA 2) Motion was made by Reddick and seconded by Tharpe to approve the recommendation to non-renew the contractual agreement with GCA Services Group (custodial management company), effective June 30, 2013. After discussion the following members voted in favor of the motion: Hayes, Reddick, Mrs. Tharpe, and Kever. Chairman Peddie opposed the recommendation. Motion carried. FA 3) ITEM DELETED PERSONNEL CONSENT ITEMS: Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Reddick, and carried unanimously to approve Personnel Consent Items PC 1) through 16). PC 1) Approve request to change 21st Century Program Manager position from one fulltime position to two half-time positions with equal hours per position. PC 1) Approve recommendation to hire Chesnee McCaskill and Jessica Bennett as Program Managers for the 21st CLCC Grant, effective February 25, 2013. They will share this position, time each, effective 2/25/2013 6/30/2013. PC 2) Approve request for FMLA Leave of Absence for Kelly Neldon from March 1, 2013, to April 1, 2013. PC 3) ITEM DELETED PC 4) Approve recommendation to hire Carol Andrews as Bus Monitor on Linda Collinss bus, effective February 28, 2013. She will receive the bus monitor supplement at the end of the semester in a lump sum of $500. PC 5) Approve correction to minutes from February 12, 2013, school board meeting to Approve letter of intent to enter DROP retirement termination date to be effective no later than November 30, 2017 from Linda Bontrager. PC 6) Approve correction to minutes from following: Approve letter of intent to enter DROP program termination date to be effective no later than May 31, 2017, from Gayle Grissett. PC 7) Approve letter of intent to enter DROP retirement termination date to be effective no later than March 31, 2018 from Wyonna Mathis. PC 8) Approve request to pay Gyll Moore, LCHS Assistant Girls Basketball Coach Supplement of $900 to be paid a lump sum at the end of the season. PC 10) Approve recommendation to assign Hosford School, effective February 25, 2013. PC 11) Approve transfer of Marion Presha from the Hosford 21st Century site to the W.R. Tolar 21st Century site, effective March 3, 2013. PC 12) ITEM DELETED PC 13) Accept resignation of Ranza Taylor as a Para-Professional for the 21st Century program at W.R. Tolar School, effective February 15, 2013. PC 14) Accept resignation of Ladell Holland as a Para-Professional for the 21st Century program at W. R. Tolar School, effective February 15, 2013. PC 15) Approve recommendation to hire Chasity Pullam as a Para-Professional for the 21st Century program at W. R. Tolar School, effective March 5, 2013. PC 16) Approve recommendation to hire Misty Tricky as a Para-Professional for the 21st Century program at W. R. Tolar School, effective March 5, 2013. PERSONNEL ACTION ITEMS: PA 1) Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Tharpe, and carried unanimously to approve out-of-state travel for Rita Lewis and Lisa Rast for Food Service training and Horizons Users Group Conference in Atlanta, GA, March 26-28, 2013. PA 2) Motion was made by Tharpe, seconded by Kever, and carried unanimously to approve request to advertise a change to Liberty County School Board Policy 6.531 (regarding the Deferred Retirement Option Program DROP) to comply with Florida State Statutes. INSTRUCTION/CURRICULUM CONSENT ITEMS: None INSTRUCTION/CURRICULUM ACTION ITEMS: None OPERATIONS/FACILITIES CONSENT ITEMS: Kevin Williams gave an update on the stated that Shuler will meet with him On March Lumber Company. OPERATIONS/FACILITIES ACTION ITEMS: OA 1) Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Reddick, and carried unanimously to approve Educational Facilities Florida Inventory of School OA 2) Motion was made by Tharpe and seconded by Kever to approve request to advertise a change in Liberty County School Board Policy 7.70 (2), increasing the competitive bid threshold from $25,000 to $50,000. After discussion the following Board members voted in favor of the motion: Hayes, Tharpe, and Kever. Chairman Peddie and Reddick opposed. Motion carried. OA 3) Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes, and carried unanimously by all to approve maintenance contract with Revell Electric, Inc., and Automated Access Systems for gate maintenance for W.R. Tolar and Hosford Schools. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CONSENT ITEMS: None INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACTION ITEMS: None EMERGENCY ITEMS: E-1) Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Tharpe and carried unanimously to approve recommendation for School and take the GED upon completion of a prescribed course of study. E-2) Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Tharpe, and carried unanimously to approve contract with Lee Legutko to provide training and effective March 13, 2013 June 30, 2013. This will replace the assistance formerly rendered by Wendy Phillips, Shelly Shuler and Alice McClellan. E-3) Motion was made by Tharpe, seconded by Kever, and carried unanimously to approve request for FMLA Leave of Absence for Hannah Gingerich from March 4, 2013 to March 22, 2013. E-4) Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Tharpe, and carried unanimously to approve recommendation to hire Juacinta Copeland as a long-term substitute for Hannah Gingerich, effective March 5, 2013 March 21, 2013. E-5) Motion was made by Hayes and seconded by Tharpe, and carried unanimously to approve recommendation to hire Kayla Sumner as a teacher at the Hosford 21st Century site, effective March 5, 2013. E-6) Motion was made by Tharpe, seconded by Reddick, and approved unanimously to approve deposit of $740 cash on February 23, 2013 as a Miscellaneous Undesignated E-7) Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Tharpe, and carried unanimously to approve Liberty County Adult School and take the GED upon completion of a prescribed course of study. E-8) Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Tharpe, and carried unanimously to approve Lara Deason and Brenda Green to be authorized signees for W.R. Tolar School internal funds account at Centennial Bank, effective Monday, March 11, 2013. E-9) Motion was made by Tharpe, seconded by Hayes, and carried unanimously to approve recommendation to pay 12 month employees on March 22, 2013, rather than March 31, 2013, due to the Spring Break holiday. SUPERINTENDENT ITEMS: Superintendent Uzzells original agenda item was covered under Old Business. She added that she would like to thank everyone for their support and participation as we make necessary changes in our county. BOARD MEMBER ITEMS : Tharpe stated that she has been spending time out in the schools and to feel free to put her to work when she is there. CLOSING COMMENTS : None ADJOURNMENT : Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Tharpe and carried p.m. _______________________________ Superintendent Gloria Uzzell Chairman Kyle PeddieMinutes from the March 12 Liberty School Board regular meeting The meeting was called to order by Chairman Kyle Peddie. Members present at the meeting were Darrel Hayes, Roger Reddick, Tina Tharpe, Logan Kever, Chairman Kyle Peddie, and Superintendent Gloria Gay Uzzell. The Prayer was offered by Darrel Hayes. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Roger Reddick. Peddie stated that the purpose of tonights workshop was to go over the agenda for the March 12, 2013, Regular Board Meeting. He further stated that Agenda Items 10 (FA) (1) and (FA) (2) were recommendations to non-renew contractual agreements with Compass Group, USA< Inc., by and through its Chartwells Division (food service management), and GCA Services Group (custodial management company) effective June 30, 2013. Steve Crist spoke on behalf of GCA. He stated that in 2010 GCA went through the RFP process and received the award for the contract. Reddick asked Crist what the management fees ($12,162 per month) covered. Crist answered that it covered supplies, products, social security, and Steve Hofheinzs salary and truck. Uzzell stated that in addition to the monthly management fee, Liberty County School board paid the hourly salaries of the GCA custodians. Tharpe stated that during SY 09-10 supplies were $55,000. During SY 10-11 they were $5,000 and during SY 11-12 they were $12,000. She inquired as to why there was such a large increase. Crist stated that paper products, trash liners, and everything related to paper or plastic went up because the cost of gasoline went up. Tharpe asked Crist if GCAs contract had a that worked. Crist stated that the school board could not hire any of the current GCA employees. Superintendent Uzzell asked the board members to refer to the GCA contract and read a clause to the group. She stated that according to the GCA contract, LCSB can hire the custodians but not management personnel. She then told the group that she interpreted that as the District being able to hire everybody (if they so choose) the GCA contracts indicated that no employees could be hired. Uzzell stated, Well, THIS contract says that we can hire them if we so choose. Eugenie Caroselli, Regional Vice President of Chartwells, gave a presentation to the Board and Superintendent. Caroselli stated that food service is very emotional. She stated that LCSB and Chartwells have a 7 year history with our contract and that we need to understand the value of the partnership. She stated that she regrets the quick turnaround time. She said the Board needed to think about what is important to the District now. Uzzell asked how Chartwells catering worked, because she wanted to know why Chartwells catered functions for the Army in Blountstown during December of 2011 totaling nearly $10,000. She inquired as to why the Army paid Liberty County School District for the catering and then Liberty County School District turned-around and paid Chartwells the same amount. Caroselli stated, That was the way that the Liberty County School Board decided to handle catering. Uzzell asked, How many other Districts do business with Chartwells in that manner? Caroselli stated that it was the way it was handled in the past with Liberty County Schools. Reddick asked Caroselli if handling the catering like that changed the bottom line. Caroselli stated, No, they dont. Uzzell produced an e-mail which was written by Karen Peddie, former Liberty County Director of Administration and Food Service to Vernon Tanner, former Food Service Manager for Chartwells in Liberty County Schools, and read it. The e-mail contained a statement that catering would add to the bottom line. Uzzell stated that according to School Board minutes these catered events were not approved by the Liberty County School Board. She asked Vernon Tanner, Who prepared the food for the Vernon Tanner, former LCSB Food Service Director for Chartwells, stated that Chartwells employees prepared the catered food at LCHS during the regular school day and were assisted by LCSB employees. Uzzell inquired whether or not the LCSB employees volunteered their time to assist with the catering. Tanner responded that the employees had not indicated that they had a problem helping with the catering. Uzzell read an email she had from Kathy Whiddon, current Food Service Director for Chartwells for Liberty County, dated 9/26/11 at 11:57 a.m., which was written to Tanner stating, I wont be in today because Im helping Vernon (Tanner) with catering. Uzzell added that this demonstrated even more time that workers were pulled away from providing services to Liberty County students to handle private catering for their company. Uzzell stated that there was $36,000 on the books (that shed discovered thus far) from money the district received from Chartwells catering events, which was then turned-around and the indicated that this was called a pass through. Uzzell indicated that since she had become Superintendent that there had been no more pass throughs or catering activities, nor would there be. Uzzell asked Caroselli if Chartwells received coupon credits from vendors. Caroselli stated that Chartwells does not receive coupon credits because they are not a food distributor. There were no questions from the Board at this time. Uzzell introduced Myra Singletary, Liberty County High School Cafeteria Manager. Singletary stated that there were some things that were misunderstood about the catering by Chartwells. She said that she would say to Tanner the same thing that she told Rita Lewis, I do what I am told to do. Singletary denied that she took on catering willingly and did it only unless she was told to do so. She stated that the 1st military catering was done by Liberty County School District employees at the LCHS kitchen during regular school hours WITHOUT additional compensation. She said that regarding the 2nd military catering she was not told by Tanner not to help. She stated that 90% of the catering done by Chartwells was done at LCHS kitchens WITH her help and the $10,000 catering event in December of 2011 covered a period of over 7 days with her assisting without compensation. Caroselli stated that she wanted to bring some perspective to the catering assistance by district employees. She apologized for any misperceptions that this may have caused. She said that the lines became blurred by the terms of the contract as to who the work was to be done by. Uzzell gave a presentation which outlined and Chartwell contracts. Peddie asked Uzzell to give a general overview of why the District should go in a different direction. Uzzell responded that with GCA the District would save money because of the way the spending had been in the past, even with hiring hadnt provided). She said that with Chartwells it was the quality of the food. She said that we have all been disappointed in the quality of the food, and when all was said and done, we did better when we ran it ourselves. She also added that she has received numerous complaints from students, parents, and employees about the quality and quantity of food served. Uzzell asked Rita Lewis, current Liberty County School Board food service coordinator, to speak about food service. Lewis stated that food service studying continuing the contract with Chartwells and taking it back in house and that there are pros and cons for both. She further stated that both Calhoun and Franklin counties are in the black with their in house food service. Caroselli stated that the prices are not going upthe price increases are due to more kids eating. Have the District revenues changed in proportion to the price increases? Caroselli added that the District needed to determine if it wanted to increase its losses with said that you pay for what you ask for and that she could put together a mid-year update and a forecast. Jason Cain, citizen, asked Caroselli how much of the $2.51 went toward food. She stated that is was $1.29. Peddie stated that he wanted to do what was He stated that he had never had one person complain to him about food service. He added that he wanted to go to the vendors and give them a chance to discuss and give them an opportunity to improve. Tharpe stated that she gets complaint calls from parents all the time about Chartwells. She money. She stated that this is not a portion issue it is a quality issue. to ask these vendors; can you improve? Will you improve? Peddie asked if the Board was willing to take this risk. He continued to state that there is one more year of the contract; if something is not right what can we do to make it right? Uzzell stated that shed met with Bob Russell, Chartwells Regional Manager, on several concerns. Kever asked if Chartwells was awarded the Bay County contract. Caroselli responded yes. Reddick stated that it would be $17,000 services based on page 2 of Uzzells handout. Crist stated to Uzzell that GCA would come off their cost by 8% and forego the CPI which would make the price reduction about 10%. services back in house we would be hiring custodians to work for the District. She said that she did not know if the cleaning hours would change, but if we go back in house there would need to be more discussion on the working hours. Uzzell stated that in the seven years that Chartwells held the food service contract the quality of the food has not improved, and that she does not see the quality of the food improving if the contract is renewed. She said that there were answers for everything that had been brought up if we would sit down and discuss. She said that Chartwells would offer looks like, commit to it, and LCSB can measure it. She also stated that training for the end users had been a problem. Chairman Peddie asked if anyone else had questions or comments to make. Uzzell stated that on May 9, 2013, there will on the School Concurrency Plan for Growth Management under DOE. She added that we are the only county in the state that has not implemented this plan. Peddie at 10:45 p.m. _______________________________ Superintendent Gloria Uzzell Chairman Kyle PeddieMarch 7 workshop meeting minutes from the Liberty School Board ITS VERY WISE TO ADVERTISE in the Calhoun-Liberty Journal and... CLJ N ews.COM

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Page 18 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL APRIL 17, 2013 This years Southern Nights theme gave students at the 2013 Altha Prom plenty of reason to kick up their heels on Saturday. The group danced the night away at the Altha school gym with county-style decorations including a big barn, hay bales and porch swings. Southern Nights ALTHaA HHIGH SCHOOL 2013 PROM ABOVE: After kicking off their heels, the girls got together for some group dancing. BELOW: Prom King Devin Ferrell & Prom Queen Chelsea Murphy. DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTOS

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APRIL 17, 2013 / THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY JOURNAL Page 19 PUBLIC AND LEGAL NOTICES IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No: 2010-0173-DR Steven Pumphrey, Petitioner and Stormi Pumphrey Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR Petition for Dissolution of Marriage TO: Stormi K. Pumphrey 15349 NW Flossie Pumphrey Ln, Altha, FL 32421 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Divorce has been are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Steven Pumphrey, whose address is 20859 Central Ave. E., Room 130, Blountstown, FL 32424 on or before May 3, 2013, of this Court 20859 Central Ave. E., Room 130, Blountstown, FL 32424 before service on 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 3-27 T 4-17________________________ 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 widening and resurfacing of C.R. 2224. Shoulder re-grading, drain replacement with mitered end sections, concrete ditch re placement, 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 The bid must conform to Sec tion 287.133(3) Florida Statutes, 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-qualment of Transportation per Section 2-1 of the F.D.O.T. Road and Bridge Construc tion, 2013 edition for: Flexible Paving, Hot Plant Mixed Bituminous Courses, Grading, Drainage and Grassing, Seeding 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 Liberty ty 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. Eastern Time. Liberty County Board of Com missioners is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Handicapped Accessible/Fair Housing Juris diction. tions will be $100 per set and is non-refundable. Checks should be made payable to PREBLE-RISH, INC. 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 doing business to the State of Flori da. 4-3 T 4-17_______________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIR CUIT IN AND FOR LIBERTY 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 PERKINS 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 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 23 day of April, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judg ment, to-wit: ALL THAT CERTAIN LOT OR PARCEL OF LAND SITUATED 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 MINUTES 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 POINTOF BE GINNING, THENCE SOUTH 55 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 204.67 FEET TO A POINT, THENCE NORTH 18 DEGREES 15 MINPUBLIC AUCTION Jamies Auto Repair will hold a public auction on May 17, 2013 at 9 a.m. (ET).2001 4-door Nisan MaximaVin# JN1DA31D42T404120 Our auction will be held at Jamies Bristol, FL. Jamies Auto Repair reserves the right to reject any and all bids. The Calhoun-Liberty Journal 4-1013 & 4-17-13. If you need any more information on the above vehicle, please call (850) 643-6495 ask for Jamie. 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 EmployerJOB OPENINGS MOBILE HOME PARK MANAGER/PROPERTY MANAGER Duties include repairing and maintaining mobile homes, Applicants should have prior property management experi Please FAX resumes to (727) 289-7273 or email to vkharzouz@tampabay.rr.com. Any questions, please call (727) 289-7272. ing, cultivating and harvesting vegetables, from 5/10/2013 to 11/1/2013 at Ohmans Produce, Hartville, OH. Three months of previous ex perience required in the job described. Satur 60 pounds. Employer-paid post-hire random, upon suspicion and post-accident drug testing plies, equipment supplied by employer without are not reasonably able to return same day to their place of residence at time of recruitment. Transportation and subsistence expenses to not later than upon completion of 50% of the job contract. Interviews required. Apply for this in which this ad appears, or One Stop Career Center, 16908 Northeast Pear Street, Suite 2, Blountstown, FL 32424. Provide copy of this ad. OH Job Order #OH556303. Liberty County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for employmentCUSTODIAL-FACILITIES MAINTENANCEDeadline for applications is April 30, 2013 at 5 p.m. PERMANENT PART TIME POSITION (4 HOURS PER DAY) 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Monday thru Friday Direct Deposit Payroll is required Pay rate: $8.00 Per Hour and in orderly condition, performing minor maintenance; setting up building for functions and maintaining grounds. Incumbent ensures that County buildings and facilities are maintained in a Illustrative Tasks: eas. Sets up meeting room chambers and conference rooms for scheduled events. Sweeps, mops, scrubs, waxes, and vacuums mirrors. Empties trash and garbage containers: transports trash Replenishes restroom supplies and maintains adequate supply of cleaning materials and supplies. Maintains storage and cleaning equipment, materials and supplies in a safe and orderly manner. pairs, or additions to lighting, heating, and ventilating equipment. forms other related duties as may be assigned. Graduation from high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. Must possess at least one year of related custodial experience. Possession of valid Florida Drivers Li cense with driving record acceptable for County Insurability. Must provide proof of vehicle insurance coverage and have a vehicle for transportation for one facility to another. A comparable amount of training and/or experience may be substituted for the minimum Knowledge of standard cleaning procedures, chemicals, Ability to read and understand labels, instructions, use and ap minimal supervision. Must be able to communicate directly with the general public and county staff. Employee must occasionally handle boxes and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds. The em ployee is frequently exposed to dust, mold and mildew and caus tic and irritating cleaning chemicals; and is occasionally exposed to fumes and airborne particles associated with toner cartridges in printing, fax and copy equipment. The employee is occasion ally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; and vibration. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is smell. Must be willing and able to clean up unpleasant waste in a safe and sanitary manner. Liberty County is a drug free work environment and an equal opportunity employer. Direct questions to Kathleen Brown, Liberty County Clerk of Court 850-643-2215. CLJ JOB MRK 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 PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should conprior 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 By: V. Summers SHD Legal Group P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff PO BOX 11438 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33339-1438 Telephone (954) 564-0071 shdlegalgroup.com 4-10, 4-17PUBLIC AUCTION Best of the Latest Country Charted songs, mixed in with your favorite oldies.WPHK Radio K-102.7 FMWYBT Radio Y-1000 AM K102.7 FM Hometown News, weather and river readings at 8 a.m. ET. Our daily newscast also airs at 1 p.m. and again at 5 p.m. ET.Swap Shop with Ruth from 9-10 a.m. ET (sometimes even longer!) Buy, Sell, Trade or Give Stuff Away. K102.7 is the voice of the Liberty County Bulldogs, the Blountstown High Tigers & Florida Gators ITS VERY WISE TO ADVERTISE in the Calhoun-Liberty JOURNAL as well as online with . CLJ N ews.COM Email: thejournal@fairpoint.net

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Page 20 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL APRIL 17, 2013 SERVICE DIRECTORY Whaley Heating & Air Conditioning (850) 674-4777FL LIC. # CMC1249570 Accepting: R Is ss 4433 NW C.R. 274 Altha, Fl 32421 (850) 762-9402 Cell (850) 832-5055Dozer and Excavation work Over 20 years experienceClay ONealsLand Clearing, Inc. William's HomeImprovements No Job Too Big or Small"Concrete work, landscape, pressure & screen enclosure Call 674-8092Licensed & Insured, contractor & rooferFOR FREE ESTIMATES at 674-8081 or 643-8561 (Cell) STUMP GRINDINGReasonable Rates & FREE Estimates! That Darn PumpThere is never a convenient time to be without water.WELLS For friendly service and never any overtime charges call, Clint Hatcher, OwnerElectrical Lic. # ER13014037 New Homes H Garages H Additions H Electrical Remodeling Foundations Screenrooms Sunrooms VINYL SIDING RESIDENTAL & COMMERCIAL FREE Estimates Serving Calhoun, Liberty & Jackson Counties LIBERTY TIRE COMPANY 10781 NW SR 20 Bristol, Fl 32321 Call 643-2939 MV84845 Hours: Monday thru Friday 7 5 & Saturday 7 12 We specialize in sales and repair of tires for:Commercial Trucks and Trailers, OTR Equipment, Farm Equipment, JEMISON Heating & Cooling, Lic# RM1416924Carrier Equipment Masters Farm Supply LS Tractor Equipment Committed To Quality Since 1973 (850) 762-3222 faxmasters7@fairpoint.net Hwy 71 South on J.P. Peacock Rd, Altha. Day or night,Check out our prices before Margies Florist DAVID SMITH OFFICE (850 674-2125 (850) 643-7544 Clarksville Florida Lic No: RM0066477 To place your ad call us at 643-3333 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL CLASSIFIEDS ITEMS FOR SALE Pool table accessories, $150. Call 3793263 or 570-3495. 4-17, 4-24Fireplace, needs some parts, 674-3264. 4-17, 4-24Fish tank, accessories, $200 OBO. Call 447-0438. 4-17, 4-24Weightlifting machine, $150. Call 643-6861 or 674-5625. 4-17, 4-24All occasion pre-lit arch, white metal, 8 feet tall, used once, suitcase, 30.5Hx21Wx10D in and Velcro straps, $5. Call 7623881. 4-17, 4-24Eddie Bauer infant car seat with all attachments and base, 4-17, 4-24PSII and PSP games, $5 each able price. Call 237-2644. 4-17, 4-24Treadmill 442-3387. 4-17, 4-24Small water heater, $20. Call 674-5792. 4-17, 4-24Collectors items: Five un beer unopened, $5. First World Fair premium beer, third edition, unopened, $5. Call 674-8376. 4-10, 4-17Heavy clear glass pedestal cake plate with dome cover, 13 674-8376. 4-10, 4-17Two granite cutting boards, Wooden wall curio cabinet, $20 OBO. Two antique crocks, $25 each. Call 674-8376. 4-10, 4-17Punch bowl with cups, $40 pieces call 674-8376. 4-10, 4-17Tablecloths and place mats, $5 each. Covered stock pot, 8 quart with colander and steam dition, $75. Call 674-4242. 4-10, 4-17Tater TwisterCall 674-4242. 4-10, 4-17Vintage Corningware 9 cup, stovetop percolator in box, Blue ware, Fine China, Silver, Alumi or 674-5257. 4-10, 4-17Pretty stained glass lamp, 643-7567 or 674-5257. 4-10, 4-17Various childrens toys: board 4-10, 4-17Antique coffee mill per hopper, a must see (circa: 1890-1902), $65. Set of antique had a set, (circa: 1870-1890), $45. Call 643-7567 or 674-5257. 4-10, 4-17Treadmill 4-10, 4-17 Above ground swimming pool, oval shape, has new liner infor $225. Call 447-2025. 4-10, 4-17 other great deals invited to shop at the Calhoun-Lib 1818. UFN FURNITURE Table and two chairs, $50. Queen size bed, $75. Ladies 3264. 4-17, 4-24Bedroom suite, 4 piece with a bed and mattress, one bedside table, a dresser and a chest of slats, headboard and footboard, like new, $800. Call 643-6861 or 674-5625. 4-17, 4-24Armoire style TV cabinet with al bunk beds with two twin mat tresses, $150. Computer desk, table with four chairs, solid oak, $200. Call 643-6861 or 6745625. 4-17, 4-24Cosco youth bed with mattress, tion, $20. Call 762-3881. 4-17, 4-241941 7-piece bedroom set, maple, $800 OBO. Queen Anne oak table, $175 OBO. Bedroom print, $45. Call 674-5792. 4-17, 4-24Couch, white with blue stripes, 674-4242. 4-10, 4-17Coffee table, Call 674-4242. 4-10, 4-17Computer desk and printer stand, $40. Call 674-4242. 4-10, 4-17Furniture: 5x3, $150 OBO. Entertainment 67x24x16, $85 OBO. Call 6437567 or 674-5257. 4-10, 4-17Headboard with matching foot board a full to a queen size with dark for whole set or $25 each if pur full size mattress, $10. Call 6432152 after 5 p.m. (ET). 4-10, 4-17Roll top desk, Call 674-8767. 4-10, 4-17Good used furniture and appli UFN For Rent in ALTHA762-9555, 447-0581 or 762-8597 *2 & 3 BD trailers.With lawn service $27 $43 $70 $90 M & W SELF STORAGE RRENTALsS Call 762-9555, 447-0871 or 762-8597 7 days a week service UFN s 643-7740 FOR RENT us OWNER(813) 253-3258 Home lots for sale in AlthaMild 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 Chihuahua TINY TEACUP puppies, several colors to choose from.Call 674Call Janice at United Realty (850) 899-6262 For Rent In 5 BD, 2 BA wall heaters and 4 4-17, 4-24 For Rent IN ALTHA Mobile home on a one acre lot(850) 272-2972 Buy, sell & trade with an ad in the JOURNAL

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APRIL 17, 2013 / THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY JOURNAL Page 21 STARSCOPEWeek of April 14 ~ April 20, 2013ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, take time to sort through some of the paperwork on your desk. You important that you overlooked that needs to be addressed. TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 There are a few things you cant seem to work out in your head, Taurus. A better idea may be to put everything on paper and perhaps the answer will jump out. GEMINI May 22/Jun 21 Gemini, there will be a few mo ments this week when you seem to have a breakthrough. Maybe its in a relationship or you have just the right answers at work. CANCER Jun 22/Jul 22 Surprising events are in store as you continue to change your views about life-altering events, Cancer. is entirely turned on its head. LEO Jul 23/Aug 23 Leo, your energy level is so revved up that others wont be able to keep up with you. You may have to slow down a little to let others catch up. VIRGO Aug 24/Sept 22 to change your opinion once you have your mind set on something. But it still helps to consider if the direction youre heading is the right way. LIBRA Sept 23/Oct 23 Libra, you may be feeling a little homesick, especially if you are away on business or on vacation. Try to make the most of the situation even if youre feeling nostalgic. SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22 Scorpio, if it seems like nothing is going your way, keep in mind there is a master plan in the works. You may not be able to see the resolution, but just be patient. SAGITTARIUS Nov 23/Dec 21 Sagittarius, there are a few puz zle pieces that you need to get into place and then youll have everything worked out. Reward yourself with a night out. CAPRICORN Dec 22/Jan 20 Capricorn, lay low for awhile rather than drumming up some trouble. Tempting as it is to stir the pot, it may cause more difAQUARIUS Jan 21/Feb 18 Aquarius, although you have a few projects on your to-do list, you cant seem to get started. Instead of looking at the entire list, tackle one task at a time and youll get the job get done. PISCES Feb 19/Mar 20 Pisces, turn your thoughts to creative efforts and youll Before you know it, the weekend will be here. Small To wn T om A CARTOON BY MIKE BARNHOUSE APPLIANCES Three AC units, like new. Call 899-0792 for more information. 4-10, 4-17Two AC window units, both in very good shape. Kenmore 10,000 BTU for $100 and GE 6,000 BTU for $150. Call 6744554. 4-10, 4-17 ELECTRONICS G55xi printer, $30. Call 6744242. 4-10, 4-17 AUTO ACCESSORIES Fiberglass camper shell for a long wheel base truck, $300. Call 482-7656. 4-17, 4-24Bumper hitch OBO. Call 237-1587. 4-17, 4-24Four Ford factory 17 inch steel wheels with lugs and center 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 CARS 1999 Ford Escort, automatic, $1,000. Call (850) 209-8895. 4-17, 4-242000 Cavalier, black, in excellent condition, good on gas, $1,800 OBO. Call 510-1714 or 2721735. 4-17, 4-241997 Mercury station wagon $1,250. Call 674-3264. 4-17, 4-242000 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 TRUCKS 1991 Ford F150, title in hand, needs battery, chrome wheels, a diamond plate tool box. Can be see at Mears Auto Repair in Blountstown, $2,000. Call 6436960. 4-17, 4-24 CAMPERS/RVS 2002 Challenger Class A motorhome by Damon. Triton V-10 gas engine, 6,500 miles, 36 ft with two slide-outs, original owner, $35,000. Ready to go, call 6276148. 4-17, 4-24 PETS/SUPPLIES Chihuahua puppies, six weeks old, $75 for girls, $50 for boys. Call 674-3011. 4-17, 4-24Billy Goat kid 10 weeks old, black with blue eyes, medium size when grown, $50. Call 762-3667. 4-17, 4-24Chicken chicks, ranging from Road Island Reds, Dominiquer, Buff Orpington and mixes of roosters and hens. Call 4471883. 4-17, 4-24Chihuahua/Poodle mixed pup pies, ready to go, $50 each. Call 237-1587. 4-17, 4-24Rabbits old. Call Tracey at 570-2894 or 379-9410. 4-10, 4-17Chihuahua puppy, one year old, male, needs shots, free to a good home. Also Yorkie/Shitzu mixed male, not real good with children, 12 years old, free to a good home. Call 674-1752. 4-10, 4-17Chihuahua mixed dog, male, 4-5 years old, very sweet, needs a good home with lots of attention. Does real good with fe males, good with other dogs. Free to a good home. Call 4474586. 4-10, 4-17Pug bulldog, three months old, full blooded, no papers, shots up to date. Will take a trade for a .22 4-10, 4-17 EQUIPMENT & TOOLS Weed eater electric trimmer and edger, brand new, $35. Call 6741617 or 447-1023. 4-10, 4-17Bolens brand cultivator with a 2 cycle engine, used once. Call 379-3002 or 567-4042. 4-10, 4-17 WANTED Wanted: Small rear tine tiller that runs at a reasonable price. Call 674-8573. 4-17, 4-24Wanted: Camper in good shape at a reasonable price. Call 6432624. 4-10, 4-17Wanted: Two queen size mattress sets. Also a small dependable car, preferably a Ford Escort. Call 294-9544. 4-10, 4-17 HUNTING & FISHING Marine fuel tank, 25 gallon with sensor. 400 gallon clean heating fuel oil tank. Call 674-8570, leave message. 4-17, 4-24 with a 15 hp engine, $1,500 OBO. Call 379-3068, if no answer leave a message. 4-17, 4-24Foot controlled trolling motor with battery in excellent condition, $125. Call 526-1753. 4-10, 4-17 HOMES & LAND 2000 Skyline manufactured home, 3 BD, 2 1/3 BA, laminate dows, vinyl siding, must be moved. Located in Smith Creek, $26,500. Call 962-7894 during the evening hours. 4-17, 4-24Waterfront lots on Dead Lakes, at least 1/2 acre each, $21,500. Call 447-4234. 4-17, 4-24Mobile home, 2 BD, 1 BA with stove and refrigerator, located in Blountstown, must be moved, $1,000. Call 447-3116. 4-17, 4-24 REAL ESTATE WANTED: Will buy 10 to 1,000 acres, reasonably priced. Immediate closing. Phone (850) 544-5441 or (850) 570-0222 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. FOR RENT IN BLOUNTSTOWN4 BD, 2 BA home, near schools & shopping, Private, animals & children welcomeCall 674-3264$375 mo. The Florida Department of Health in Calhoun and Liberty Counties is in the third week of our month long celebration of this years public health theme of Public Health is ROI; Saves Lives, Saves Money. Events coming up this week to promote Public Health: Drowning can be a silent catastrophe, one that can happen in the few minutes you take to answer a phone call or run inside for a towel. We have FREE door and window alarms available at both the Calhoun and Liberty County Health Departments for households that have access to a pool or to a body of water such as a lake, river or canal. Please stop by and pick up your free alarm. Health Month we will be holding a FREE stown on Saturday, April 20. Registration starts at 8 a.m. (CT) and the race starts at 9 a.m. (CT). Free shirts and other giveaways will be given to all participates. The Prayers Chainers Mission of God Drum Line will be there to start the race. Please plan to join us for this fun event. Life Money We all throw a quarter, dime, nickel, and even pennies into a container and save up for a va cation, new clothes, or maybe a new computer. Why not do the same with your health? Incorporat ing simple changes into your daily life will eventually add up which you can cash in on later in life. Whether youre 100 pounds or 1,000 pounds, any amount of daily physical activity is better than none. Would you consider throwing away that change you saved? NO! So lets not throw away another minute of our lives! Simple lifestyle changes you can make at any weight. or to the entrance of a store. walk around when you talk on the phone instead of the el evator emails, deliver the message in person around the building at lunch or on your break at work hall to talk to a co worker instead of picking up the phone house during TV commercials ing TV Think of some simple ideas of your own, write them down and incorporate them into your daily life. If you can only walk for 2 minutes today, GREAT! Tomorrow try for of your life money daily. Soon you will be up to 30 minutes of activity a day. Always talk with your healthcare provider before has a great return on investment for your health and can help decrease your risks of illness. Thirty minutes of daily physical activity is required to reduce the risk of chronic diseases in adulthood. and metabolic syndrome ties and prevent falls, if you're an older adult physical activity. Age, ethnicity, shape, or physical activity helps many of the bodys systems function better and is a great in vestment for your health. Local Health Departments continue public heath events SOLD

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