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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
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Newspapers -- Liberty County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Liberty -- Bristol
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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 Historian to speak in Altha......5 Lots of Little League fans coming to Calhoun.....5 PEOPLE: Birthdays, weddings, achievements....7 Bream Tournament winners named................10 Outdoors Down South: Rattlers & Gunshots....11 Obituary..........15 Job Market and Legals....17 Two charged with defrauding credit union of over $9,000 by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Two Liberty County women who withdrew more than $9,000 from Calhoun-Liberty Credit Union in Blountstown just minutes after depositing worthless checks at the credit unions Bristol branch are facing fraud charges. Samantha Brannon, 26, was arrested May 28 and later released on $5,000 bond. Shayla Boyd, also 26, was taken into custody May 29. She was released on $7,500 bond. According to Investigator Mark Mallory of the union show that Brannon deposited a check at the Bristol branch for $6,850 on April 22 at 1 p.m. Eleven minutes later, she was at the credit union in Blountstown, where she withdrew $650. Four minutes later, she made a second withdrawal, this time for $6,000. On April 23, Boyd did the same, beginning with a $2,150.35 deposit at the credit unions Bristol branch at 9:55 a.m. Just 15 minutes later, she withdrew $2,000 from Calhoun-Liberty Credit Union in Blountstown. Both women used checks on invalid accounts with Navy Federal Credit Union. When the investigator contacted Brannon, she had received an email offering her a job to send money to different people. She said she was to receive $500 a week for her work. According to Brannon, the email said she would get a package from Fedex with a check. She was to cash the check and send the money via Western Union to three other people. She said she sent the money as instructed and kept $1,000. She said her friend Shayla got a similar email. When she found out Brannon was able to cash her check, she followed through the next day with the check she had been sent. Mallory said while he was investigating the case, Boyd made a second attempt to cash a check from the SAMANTHA BRANNON SHAYLA BOYD Sheriff arrested for ofcial misconduct The records at the jail show exactly what happened in this case and the records speak the truth. The sheriff looked at the facts and said I believe in the second amendment and were not going to charge him. That is not misconduct at all. That is within the Sheriffs prerogative whether to charge someone or not. -Jimmy Judkins, attorney for Sheriff Nick Finch FDLE agents are show as they escort Liberty County Sheriff Nick Finch (in County Jail for booking Tuesday afternoon in Bristol. He was charged arrest records. He was released on his own recognizance. JOHNNY EUBANKS PHOTO Go-Kart event raises $6,454 for Ryan Flowers Scholarship ABOVE: Scotty Bailey of Kinard shows some shoe leather as he days races. See more on page 16. KAREN MORAN PHOTO CLJNews.com Bristol, FL W ednesday JUNE 5, 2013 Vol. 33 No. 23 THE CALHOUNLIBERTY J OURNAL 50 includes tax } by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor The Liberty County School Board voted unanimously to cancel credit cards that had been issued to Superintendent Gloria Gay Uzzell and three other administrators, including Gay Lewis, Cathy Nobles and Mary Eubanks during Tuesdays meeting in Bristol. The superintendent failed to get board approval before having the cards issued this past November, according to School Board Chairman Kyle Peddie. He said he wasnt aware the district-funded credit cards had been issued until early last month. But the fact that the superintendent got the cards was not as disturbing as what she did with it, according to observers at the standing-room only meeting. After reviewing the credit card statements, Peddie had a lot of questions about what appeared to be personal purchases. There was travel, room service charges and alcohol expenses at multiple hotels, Peddie said. The See CREDIT CARDS continued on page 2 Liberty County School Superintendent Gloria Uzzell School Board Chairman Kyle Peddie Six-year-old Abby Barber stands solemnly as she holds the kids were much more spirited later in the program when they performed for their parents. See more on page 12. NIKI BARBER PHOTO TOLARS YOUNG GRADS See CREDIT UNION continued on page 2 by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Liberty County Sheriff Nick Finch was suspended from office Tuesday afternoon and charged following an investigation over allegations that he removed an arrest record mans name taken off the arrest log and had him released from custody. Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) served a search warrant the evening of Friday, May 24 that requested documents relating to the March 8 of Bristol. The investigation was launched after Deputy an arrest document from the Liberty County Jail. Hoagland had charged Parrish with carrying a concealed weapon, a third degree felony. THE ARREST Parrish was stopped at 4:24 p.m. on March 8 by LCSO Deputy Jody Hoagland, whose report said Parrish failed to stay in his lane while driving south on CR 379. Hoaglands report stated that he saw a holstered revolver lying beside the driver when he approached Parrishs Nissan pickup. The deputy asked Parrish to step out of the truck and called for backup. When he noticed an object in the drivers right front pocket, Hoagland searched him and found a loaded .25-caliber handgun with six rounds in See SHERIFF continued on page 3

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Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 5, 2013 CALHOUN COUNTY May 26 James Young, failure to appear, CCSO. May 27 Irving Adams, failure to appear (non-support), CCSO. May 30 Allen Joseph White, VOCP, CCSO. May 31 Brandon Mears, littering, resisting arrest without violence, CCSO. Tracy Stacey, VOP, CCSO. June 1 Julio Vazquez-Lugo, no valid drivers license, CCSO. Roger Philmon, out of county war rant, CCSO. LIBERTY COUNTY May 28 Samantha Brannon, fraud, LCSO. May 29 Shayla Cherrell Boyd, fraud (war rant), LCSO. May 31 Darrin Reddick, warrant arrest (possession of listed chemicals, at tempt to manufacture), LCSO. Issac Kent, serving weekends, LCSO. Wayne Worthington, serving week ends, LCSO. Josh Church, serving weekends, LCSO. Lamar Ridley, serving weekends, LCSO. June 2 Delmos Barnes, holding for court, LCSO. John Brinson, warrant, LCSO. June 3 Merina Porter, holding for CCSO, CCSO. SHERIFFS LOG arresting agency. The names above represent those charged. We remind our readers that all are presumed innocent until proven guilty. CITATIONS ISSUED: Accidents ........................................................................1 ............................................................................10 Special details Business alarms ..............................................................................2 Residential alarms ..........................................................................0 ...............................................................................48 May 27 through June 2, Quincy man sentenced as career offender on cocaine charges TALLAHASSEE Teriel Young, 32, of Quincy, was sentenced to serve 188 months in federal prison on mul tiple charges of distributing cocaine and crack cocaine. Young was also sentenced to six years of supervised re lease and $400 of special monetary as sessments. Young received an enhanced sen tence because of his prior convictions for crimes of violence and drug traf sale of cocaine in 2002 and 2004, re ing and eluding at high speed in 2008. He served two sentences in the Florida Department of Corrections, 18 months between 2004 and 2006 and 48 months Young was released from state pris on in September 2011. In November of the same year, he was arrested in Gads powder cocaine. forcement, but was subdued by a police dog. Young bonded out on state charges on December 6, 2011. Shortly there informant in Gadsden County. Young then relocated to Tallahas see. Between May and August 2012, he made three additional sales to dif grams of crack cocaine. On August 30, 2012, deputies served a search warrant at Youngs Tallahas see apartment. They recovered $1,360 in cash, 15.5 grams of powder cocaine, 2.2 grams of crack cocaine, drug re cords, and drug paraphernalia. Young was found hiding behind the headboard of a bed. U.S. Attorney Marsh praised the joint efforts of Drug Enforcement Ad ministration, the Leon County Sheriffs partment. A small number of repeat offenders make up a great deal of law enforcements caseload, to the great detriment of the communities they live in. With this sentence, at least one of those repeat offenders will be taken off our streets for a good long time. Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael T. Simpson prosecuted this case. Sneads man pleads guilty in Federal Court for manufacturing child pornography James Fitts, 28, of Sneads, pled guilty in federal court to three criminal charges relating to the production of child pornography. During the plea hearing, Fitts admitted that, on June 21, 2012, he persuaded and coerced a child to engage in sexually explicit conduct, so that he could photograph the minor. He also admitted that, on two occasions in October 2012, he videotaped a child engaged in sexually explicit conduct. In addition, as a part of his plea agreement, Fitts admitted that he took videos and photographs of himself engaged in sex acts with a 4-year-old child. Fitts is currently scheduled to be sentenced in federal court City. He faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 15 years in prison, followed by a term of release, and a fine of up to $250,000. priority of the Department of Justice and this U.S. Attorneys Office. Our prosecutors will continue to actively investigate and charge those persons who victimize our children in this manner. This case was investigated by the Immigration and Customs Enforcements (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Jackson County Sheriffs by Assistant U.S. Attorney Gayle Littleton. This case was brought as part nationwide initiative launched by the Department of Justice in May 2006 to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse. Led by United States Attorneys Offices and the Criminal Divisions Child Exploitation and Obscenity marshals federal, state, and local resources to locate, apprehend, and prosecute individuals who exploit children via the Internet, as well as to identify and rescue victims. For more Childhood, please visit www. projectsafechildhood.gov. same fake account. That time, she pulled into the drive-thru and attempted to deposit it at the credit unions Blountstown would have to come inside to make the transaction, she drove off. Brannon said she had just $300 left from the $1,000 she had kept. She turned it over to returned the money to the credit union. Mallory said the email the women received was a scam but they tried to take advantage of it. The state attorneys office determined that the deposit in Bristol followed by the quick withdrawals in Blountstown suggested the two intended to defraud the credit union. If they had been victims, they would have put the money in the bank and left it, Mallory said. He added that the women could not produce any receipts showing they had sent the money to others as the email directed them to do. These emails are so common now, he said, indicating that the public should be aware of the likelihood that an unsolicited offer to get rich is a scam. No one gives you money for nothing, he said. If you didnt enter the Nigerian lottery, you didnt win the Nigerian lottery, he warned. I truly feel they took advantage of one of the employees at the credit union, he said, indicating the women had made the deposit with someone who may have known and trusted them. He said the credit union is considering holding checks for 10 days for customers making large deposits that are over the amount in their account. purchases included everything from a $98 exercise video to a $1,015 shopping spree at Dillards. Other questionable purchases included over $1,000 There were hotel expenses of over $2,000 after Uzzell spent several nights in Tallahassee while attending a three-day conference. She had several other hotel stays charged to the card from trips to Jacksonville and additional stays in Tallahassee. Records showed to a Tallahassee hotel as well as a hair appointment at Cost Cutters. cards. Credit card policies were scheduled to be discussed at last months board meeting but the issue was tabled. Uzzells card has a $10,000 limit with a current balance of over $12,000. The recent expenses included a $300 deposit on an upcoming Las Vegas trip. It has since been canceled. After refusing to explain her long list of purchases made at Dillards to the board chairman, Uzzell asked for a restroom break and left in the middle of the meeting. After some more discussion, the board voted to have the credit cards canceled. DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTO continued from front page continued from front page

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Come Home to Rehab Wednesday from 4-6 p.m. (CT) Blountstown Health & Rehab Phone (850) 674-4311 THURSDAY DAILY Lunch & Dinner Specials in the Harveys Shopping Plaza Call (850) 674-HILL (4455) FRIDAY SATURDAY WEDNESDAY CALL 674-HILL to place your to-go order or to hear our catering options. Dinner Specials begin at 5 p.m. CT SUNDAY R&R Tire COMPANY Phone 643-2939 10781 NW State Road 20 BRISTOL And Ready for Your Business CORRECTION In the May 29 edition, page 3, the child pictured receiving his diploma at the Carr Graduation Ceremony from Principal Darryl Taylor was inadvertently mis Governor Scott appoints TALLAHASSEE Tuesday, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Carl Causey as Interim Sheriff of Liberty County. Causey, 53, of Gulf Breeze, has been the Assistant Special Agent in Charge for the Pensacola Region of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement since 2010. Previously, ASAC Causey served 11 years worked in patrol and investigations. Causey served Department of Law Enforcement from 1993 to 1996, and as an agent in the Pensacola Regional Operations Center from 1996 to 2007. In 2007, he was promoted to Special Agent Supervisor over the Major Crimes Squad. He received his bachelors degree in criminal justice from Troy State University. Causey will serve the families of Liberty County well during this interim term. Causey replaces suspended Liberty County Sheriff Nick Finch, and is appointed for a term beginning June 4, 2013, and ending July 4, 2013. JUNE 5, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 3 the magazine and one in the chamber. The safety was off. The vehicle was turned over to a passenger and Parrish was taken to jail, where he was charged with carrying a concealed Two hours later, the sheriff dropped the charge and released Parrish on his own recognizance after verifying he had one previous felony arrest but no conviction. Hoagland resigned May 2 and is now working in Jackson County. Finch reportedly denied Hoaglands request to remain as a reserve deputy DOCUMENTS TAKEN The warrant stated that FDLE had probable cause to believe laws relating to Official Misconduct had been violated, citing Florida Statute 838.022, which relates to covering up and destroying documents. FDLE agents took a page from the Liberty County Jail Record, a seven-page event report on the Parrish arrest, a page from the sheriffs office control room log and a page from the jails booking log when they searched his offices a week and a half ago, according to an inventory made on May 24. Eight LCSO employees were subpoenaed and interviewed by FDLE last Thursday. The list included Finchs two top men, Capt. Wes Harsey and Capt. Tim Partridge, Jail Administrator Reggie Ethridge, Investigator Mark Mallory, Sgt. Lisa Smith, Buddy Money and Deputies David Black and Darrell Johnson. All were asked about the sheriffs actions regarding the Parrishs arrest. Sgt. Smith told FDLE the arrest, entered the details into the computer log sheet system and handwrote Parrishs name on the jail log. Parrish was in a holding cell and Hoagland left. She said the sheriff then came in with Parrishs brother, Bob Parrish. After the two spoke with Parrish in the holding cell, Smith told her he was to be released and no charges hand, left the jail along with the Parrish brothers at 8 p.m. Smith said that was the last time she saw FDLE Inspector Tom McGraw asked about two lines of the jail log that had been covered with White Out, with other names written in. Smith didnt recall if she had blocked out Parrishs name but said if she did, it would have been at the direction of the sheriff. ATTORNEY DENIES MISCONDUCT A source close to the sheriff said Finch didnt believe it was a good charge based on the law. Finchs attorney, Jimmy Judkins of Tallahassee, issued this statement Tuesday evening: The records at the jail show exactly what happened in this case and the records speak the truth. The sheriff looked at the facts and said I believe in the second amendment and were not going to charge him. That is not misconduct at all. That is within the Sheriffs prerogative whether to charge someone or not. SHERIFF continued from the front page

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Girl Scout Troop 30 Juniors would like to thank everyone for coming out to the Dog Park Grand Opening. Nine girls were able to earn their Bronze Awards, which is the highest award Junior Girl Scouts can earn. Without the help of the following people and the entire Calhoun County community and surrounding areas this Dog Park would not have been possible: Brittney Wooten, Bruce and Bryan Anders, Carolyn Fowler, Charles and Christina Carpenter, Calhoun County Concrete, Harveys, Hatcher Shave Ice, Hungry Howies, Jack Roots, Lightening Graphics, Lowes, Party Blasters LLC, Piggly Wiggly, Rotary Club, Subway, Tatum's Hardware and Supply, Tim Jenks, Town of Altha, Waldorff Ace Hardware, Walmart and all the parent volunteers. Girl Scout Troop 30 Juniors We would like to thank Walker Elec tric and River Town Grill, Harveys and Ramseys Piggly Wiggly for their gen erous donations of food for Saturdays Go-Kart race to raise money for the Ryan Flowers Memorial Scholarship Fund. A great big thank you Jon Jon Cauley (and his hunting buddies) for getting most Norman Nunnery, Brad Bailey and Jon Jon for cooking for us all day Saturday. We appreciate everyone else who helped us get ready for the event and worked tirelessly all day Saturday to make it happen. We extend our thanks to the Calhoun County Sheriffs came out to help with parking and security for the event. Thank you all for attending and mak ing this a success. The family of Tom B. Arnold would like to give a special thank you for your sympathy. We thank each and every one of you. We also want to thank Pastor Kyle Peddie and his church. While there are too many people to name, we thank everyone who gave of their time to visit our family. The Teen Outreach Program at Liberty County High School would like to say thank you for all those who came to the rial Day. Because of your participation and support we were able to complete what we set out to do. Thank you so much. Page 4 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 5, 2013 The Liberty County Senior Citizens Association has scheduled the following events for the month of June Thursday, June 6 This weeks shopping trip is at the Bristol Piggly Wiggly. Tuesday, June 11 at 10 a.m. at the Hosford Senior Center We will have Senior Chair Exercises and Crafts. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Friday, June 7 to arrange for Transit to pick you up. Wednesday, June 12 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Hosford Senior Center There will be a repre sentative available to discuss the services provided by and through Liberty County Senior Citizens. Anyone who is interested in receiving services or participating with some of our events is welcome to talk with the Representative. Transportation to the center can be ar ranged with Liberty County Transit by calling no later than 3 p.m. Friday, June 7. Thursday, June 13 at 11 a.m. Bristol Senior time with Heidi from Gentivia Home Health. Heidi will lead another session of senior fun time using the games from a Minute to Win exercises. Call Liberty Transit no later than 3 p.m. Monday, June 10 to arrange your Transit ride. Thursday, June 13 Get ready for your shopping trip at Wal-Mart in Tallahassee. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, June 10 to arrange your transportation. Monday, June 17 at 7 p.m. The Liberty County Senior Citizens Board of Directors will meet at the Hosford Senior Center. The Public is welcome to attend. Tuesday, June 18 at 11 a.m. at the Hosford Senior Center Cindy from Blountstown Health and Rehab will be there for another exciting day of Bingo and Prizes. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Thursday, June 13 for transportation to the Center. Thursday, June 20 at 11 a.m. The Bristol Senior Citizens Center will host another Bingo Day. Lunch will include something extra in addition to the regular meal. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, June 17 to arrange for Transit to pick you up. Thursday, June 20 This weeks shopping trip is at our own Piggly Wiggly. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, June 17 for transportation arrangements. Monday, June 24 at 10:30 a.m. at the Hosford Senior Center We will participate in Senior Chair Exercises and some fun Crafts. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Thursday, June 20 to arrange your transportation to the Center. Thursday, June 27 The shopping trip and lunch will be in Marianna. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, June 24 to reserve your Transit ride. Wednesday, July 3 at 10:30 a.m. The Bristol Senior Citizens Center will host a fun July 4 celebration. For more information, call 643-5690. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Friday, June 28 to reserve your Transit ride. Liberty County Senior Citizens June events to include special July 4 celebration, shopping, exercises and Board of Directors meeting Call George Ross or Tim Flanders at (850) 674-2482 or (850) 447-0898 Licensed ~~ BLOUNTSTOWN ~~ Insured *Air Condition *Furnaces *Water Heaters *Electrical *Refrigerators *Rubber Roofs *Hitches *Awnings *Slide-out Repair *Floor Repair RV COLLISION CENTER MOBILE SERVICE AVAILABLE Big River RV MONTHLY $ 899 installed Cataracts? Smart Lenses SM Close-up, Far away & In-between CALL TODAY for a Smart Lens Evaluation Mullis Eye Institute 4320 5th Ave. Marianna (2 Blks from Jackson Hospital) Full Service Florist/Gift Shop Back Corner Florist in Stricklands Hardware (850) 643-2336 SR 20 in Bristol Big Moes HWY. 20 W BLOUNTSTOWN Pool Tournament THURS & FRIDAY Food to Order Every night Buy,sell and trade with an ad in The Journal GLORY HILL HOLINESS CHURCH Glory Hill Holiness Church will be holding Camp Meeting June 9 14. Home coming services will begin on Sunday, June 9 at 10 a.m. with nightly singing at 6 p.m. and evening services at 7 p.m. Breakfast and lunch will be served daily Monday through Friday and refreshments will be sold after the nightly services. Various speakers are sched uled for the morning and evening services. You are invited to come and be a part of this week of services. The church is located 5 miles North of Clarksville on High way 73. For more information call (850) 762-8301. CHIPOLA COMMUNITY CHURCH Chipola Community Church will be having an in door yard sale in the fellowship hall, on Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 8. Doors will open at 7 a.m. Friday and close at 4 p.m. and Saturday at 7 a.m. and close at 1 p.m. There will be many items including exercise equipment, snow skis and snow boots, cookware, glassware, VHS tapes, cds and dvds, books, baby walker, baby carrier, pet carrier, and many different size clothes for men, women, boys, girls, and infants. There are too many items to name them all. The church is located on Jim Godwin Road just off Hwy. 71 between Altha and Blountstown. For more information call 674-1230 or 674-8802. HILLCREST BAPTIST CHURCH This Saturday, June 8, beginning at 7:30 a.m. Hillcrest Baptist Church will be having a garage sale. A variety of items will be available for sale. Proceeds from the sales will go towards the purchase of ad joining property. Also on Saturday, the youth will be having a bake sale. Beginning at 11 a.m. they will be selling Pulled Pork plates at $6 a plate as a fundraiser for their summer activities. Come join us on Saturday. We are located 5 miles West of Sheltons Corner on CR 274. We also want to invite you to join us on Sundays. Sunday School starts at 10 a.m. and the morning Worship Service at 11 a.m. We look forward to see ing you! CLARKSVILLE BAP TIST CHURCH Clarksville Baptist Church is announcing the celebration of Homecoming on Sunday, June 9. All members, former members and friends are invited. Services will begin at 10 a.m. Singing will be performed by The Sheila Smith Trio and the guest speaker will be Fred Cook, former pastor of Clarksville Baptist Church. Bring a dish and join us for dinner on the grounds immediately following morning services. The church is located at 16207 Demont Road in Clarksville. For more information call 674-7078. NEWS FROM THE PEWS Notes of Thanks

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JUNE 5, 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 J ohnny 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! 5,335 Wednesday, June 5 Thursday June 6 Friday, June 7 TODAYS MEETINGS 7 p.m., Calhoun County Old Ag Bldg. east door, in front of jail TODAYS MEETINGS AA 7 p.m., basement of Calhoun Courthouse Bristol Girl Scout Troop #303, 6:30 p.m., The Club 6 p.m., Altha Town Hall 7 p.m., Fire House 6 p.m., St. Paul AME Church in Blountstown at 10 a.m. at Emergency Management Building. 6 p.m. in Courtroom 7 p.m. at Fire House Monday, June 10 Sunday, June 9 TODAYS MEETINGS 7 p.m., 5-8 p.m. (CT), WT Neal Civic Center, Blountstown 6:30 p.m., City Hall 8-12 p.m. at the Legion Hall in Btown Reading Program AGES PRE K K Harrell Memorial Library from 2 3 p.m. CRAFT DAY Harrell Memorial Library 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 11 Saturday, June 8 CRAFT DAY DIG INTO READING Ages 6+, 2-3 p.m. Group, 6 p.m., W.T. Neal Civic Center TODAYS MEETINGS 7 p.m., Altha VFD AA 6 p.m., Altha Community Center 6 p.m., City Hall 6 p.m., City Council Room on Angle St. 7 p.m., Apalachee Restaurant 7 p.m., Dixie Lodge in Blountstown 7 p.m., LC School Board Meeting Room 7 p.m., Bristol City Hall 7-8 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, Hosford Train Day Veterans Memorial Park 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. STOR Y TIME Hosford Library 10:30 to 11 a.m. JUNE 9 15 BIRTHDAY Janessa Edwards BIRTHDAYS Kelli Flournoy, Anna Brock Chason BIRTHDAYS Dot Henderson Strong, Whitney Edwards, Karen Tucker BIRTHDAYS ~ Margie Kimbrel, Carla Hand, Melissa Whittington BIRTHDAYS ~ Rachel Macy Bodiford, Scotty Norris BIRTHDAYS ~ Donna Dawsey, Nic Cain BIRTHDAYS ~ Jolene Schmarje, Jayne Foran, Jimmy Lewis The annual Pitts-Griffin-LolliePickron Reunion will be held on Sat urday, June 8 at the Kinard Community Center, Kinard. Please bring a covered dish for shar ing. Also, bring any family pictures and/or genealogy information you wish to share. Please contact Bob Pickron at (850) 643 5405 for more information. Pickron Reunion set for June 8 at Kinard Community Center Bristol on June 11 The Benavia Jenkins Volleyball Camp is set for June 17-19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. No lunch will be provided, parents must arrange for participants lunch. Cost for the camp is $150. Benavia Jenkins is a professional volleyball player and was an AllAmerican at the University of Florida. This camp is open to middle school and high school students. Please call Tanya Durham at 643-6105 or email if you plan to attend by Friday, June 7. Free Women's Health Seminar in Bristol The Calhoun-Liberty County Health Dept. in conjunction with the Florida Dept. of Health is sponsoring their annual Women's Health Seminar on Friday, June 7. It will start at 10 a.m. and end around 2 p.m. Eastern time at the Veterans Memorial Civic Center in Bristol. Enjoy complimentary lunch, make overs, doorprizes, manicures, and massages! The free seminar will focus on a variety of health-related topics, For more information, contact Susan Calhoun County will welcome more than 1,000 visitors as 19 little league baseball teams take to Sam Atkins Park for the District 5 All-Star Tourna ment. The double-elimination tourney will kick On June 17 21, Liberty County youth will join Cal 4-H Camp Timpoochee. These youth will reunite with old friends while making new ones while they enjoy kayaking, snorkeling, dancing, science, shooting sports as well as many other fun educational activities. This week of 4-H Camp proves to be the highlight of the summer for these youth. Camp Timpoochee is nestled on the shores of the picturesque Choctawhatchee Bay, located in Niceville. It offers comfortable lodging for the youth, a dining pavilion for basketball and a Marine Education Center where the youth will learn about the bay and livings environment for plenty of outdoor fun. The staff at Camp Timpoochee will encourage the new friends. All activities and educational programs are taught or led by University of Florida 4-H Staff. Ages are 8-12 years old as of Sept. 1, 2012. Camp fee is $230. For more information please contact our packet. Deadline is Friday, June 7 at 5 p.m. Liberty County 4-H will also be offering four day camps this summer and they are $20 per camp. Ages are 8 12 as of Sept. 1, 2012. These camps will consist of: 25 26 To register for these camps you must come by the If you would like to sponsor a child to camp please 10 a.m., Veterans Civic Center Bristol Sons of Confederate Veterans, Camp 2212 and the Order of Confederate Rose, Chapter 23 would Southern history of the Calhoun County Area to a Meet and Greet at the Altha Community Center on Saturday, June 15 from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Admission is free. The purpose of this event is to bring knowledge to the community about the Sons of Confederate Southern writer, historian Dale Cox to speak at Altha Community Center June 15 Veterans Or ganization, the Order of Confederate Rose and the period of his tory during the War between the States. Barbecue plates with slaw, baked beans along with bread and dessert will be available for a donation of $6 per plate. Camp and OCR Members will be available to assist with Family History Research. place with lots of fun for the entire family. Various re-enactors dressed in period attire of the 1860s will be pre senting a variety of demonstrations throughout the day. The keynote speaker for this event will be Southern writer and local his At 2 p.m. he will share information and discuss the events of the War Be tween the States and the effect it had on Calhoun County. Several books that he has written in reference to the surrounding areas will be available for purchase and signing. He is the author of numerous books, including: DALE COX information for a coupon or special offer, just email Kristy@calhounco.org. Please help us make this tournament a success for Calhoun County! off Saturday, June 8, and run through the week. The Chamber of Commerce is put ting together bags with local informa tion that might be helpful to guests for each head coach. Coaches will then distribute the information/offers to their team. The Chamber has prepared a list of all Chamber-member stores, restau rants, retailers, or service providers that may be helpful to guests. Enough lists for each player will be put in the coachs bags. If you have a brochure, promotional item, coupon, or other information that would be helpful to those visiting our area please let us know! Use this opportunity to highlight your business or service! We can help with creating coupons, or special offers. A total of 19 bags will be put to gether. If you dont have enough items for each kid on each team (estimate of 250 total), then consider adding just enough for coaches (total of 30-40). DEADLINE: Bags will be as sembled Thursday, June 6. To give The Apalachee Regional Planning Council announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited. The Liberty County Transportation Disadvantaged Coordinating Board will meet on Tuesday, June 11 at 2 p.m. (ET), at the Veterans Memorial Park Civic Center, 10405 NW Theo Jacobs Way, Bristol. In addition to its regular business, the agenda will include approval of the Service Plan update.

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Page 6 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 5, 2013 A large selection of new and used cars are now available at Chipola Ford in Marianna! Ronnie Coley personally invites you to visit him any time Monday thru Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Questions? Give him a call at (850)482-4043. HE IS WAITING FOR YOUR CALL! Chipola *Lifetime Warranty on Repairs *Will pay up to $500 of your deductible *Over 75 years combined experience TNT TOBY GARNETT, OWNER Collision Center CORLETTS FREE ESTIMATES Michael Corlett (850) 643-7062 Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers that they have until Thursday, August 1, to nominate eligible can didates to serve on local FSA county committees. form is Thursday, August 1, please get involved this year and nominate the candidate of your choice, or nominate yourself to serve on your local county committee. This is your opportunity to have a say in how federal programs are delivered in your county. FSA county committees help local farmers through their decisions on com modity price support loans, conserva tion programs and disaster programs, and by working closely with county executive directors. county committee member, individuals must participate or cooperate in a pro gram administered by FSA, be eligible to vote in a county committee election and live in the local administrative area where they are running. A complete list of eligibility requirements, more information and nomination forms are available at www.fsa.usda.gov/ elections. All nominees must sign the nomina tion form FSA-699A. All nomination forms for the 2013 election must be postmarked or received in the local USDA Service Center by close of business on August 1. Ballots will be mailed to eligible voters by November 4 and are due back to the local USDA Service Centers on December 2. The newly elected county committee mem USDA is an equal opportunity pro Governor Scott, DEP urges preparation for the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season TALLAHASSEE The Atlantic hurricane season Department of Environmental Protection reminds Floridians that now is the time to prepare by ensur ing all hazardous materials are properly secured and stored. In addition to the devastation a storm causes on a community, high winds and water levels can cause the release of pollutants into the environment. Boats fuels, oils and other chemicals into the environment. Governor Rick Scott said, Saturday marks the of predicted to be a slow season, but with three weather events impacting Florida, as well as the landfall of the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew, a hurricane that devastated many Florida communities and changed the way we prepare and respond to a disaster. Following the storm, the world witnessed the resilience of Floridas citizens as we recovered and rebuilt our communities. Weve worked to keep Florida families safe by investing more than $22 million this year in state and federal funding to ensure this community is protected as best possible for hurricanes. Preparing for the upcoming hurricane season should be a priority for every Florida family and thats why its so importance families critical life saving tips. If potentially hazardous materials are left unsecured or are secured in a low-lying area that can be exposed if or safety hazards during a powerful storm. Hazardous materials left near windows can easily become exposed as well. These materials should be stored in accordance with manufacturer's directions as well as state or federal regulations. Placing materials on secured shelving can limit the likelihood of spillage. Predictions for the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season indicate the likelihood of a busy season with a greater than normal chance of impacts in Florida, said Gwen sponse. Private citizens, businesses and organizations should take the opportunity to minimize their hazardous material holdings before the season and secure neces sary hazardous substances to reduce the possibility of an inadvertent spill that could threaten the safety of people and the environment." The Department suggests checking your garages, sheds, boats and other recreational vehicles to identify any unwanted household hazardous waste. It is best to properly dispose of these materials, rather than having to be concerned with storing them should a hurricane approach the state. Material may be disposed of accord ing to manufacturer's guidelines on the container or at a county household hazardous waste facility. Attention to hazardous materials before a storm arrives can help protect your family, property and Florida's environment after the storm passes. Visit DEP's Hazardous Waste tion about disposing of waste. Last year, Tropical Storms Debby and Beryl and Hurricanes Isaac and Sandy reminded Floridians the impacts tropical systems can have on our communities, said Bryan W. Koon, Director of the Florida Division of Emergency Management. The start of this years hurricane season is an excellent reminder for all Flo ridians to review their family and business emergency plans and disaster supply kits and learn what they can do to be prepared for this season. Warmer-than-average water temperatures in the tropical Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea, as well as El Nio is not being expected to develop and suppress hurricane formation have lead to predictions of a very active 2013 hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has predicted a 70 percent chance of 13 to 20 named storms, with between 7 and 11 of those becoming hurricanes; 3 to 6 becoming category 3 or higher hurricanes. Hazardous materials that should be properly disposed of or stored securely: Storm preparation tips for boat owners: fuel, oils and cleaners. Either properly dispose or store securely. the water and onto the upland. If this is not possible, move vessel out of slips and into open or highly pro tected waters. should be secured with extra safety lines. Boats in the water should be secured with extra lines and additional fenders. gear and equipment. prevent water intrusion. prepared for all possibilities. This includes storing adequate water, gasoline and non-perishable foods. Other hurricane preparedness tips are provided by the Florida Division of Emergency Management. Know Your Zone to prepare for the 2013 Hurricane Season TALLAHASSEE In preparation for the start of the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane all Floridians to Know Your Zone. Knowing your evacuation, storm surge, and a hurricane. you is an important part of preparing for hurricane season, said FDEM Director Bryan W. Koon. When you plan for and mitigate these hazards, you can lessen the impact a storm may have on you and your family. Evacuation zones are designated by local emergency management agencies, and give guidance on when certain areas should or are required to evacuate prior to a hurricane making landfall. It is important that residents of coastal counties know their evacuation zone, as well as the route they should take should they need to evacuate. ians should be prepared for possible effects to themselves and their communities. mation on the Florida Division of Emergency Management and to GET A PLAN!, visit www.FloridaDisaster.org. Follow us on Twitter at @FLSERT and on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/FloridaSERT and www.Facebook.com/KidsGetAPlan. ITS VERY WISE TO ADVERTISE in the Calhoun-Liberty JOURNAL and... Call 850-643-3333 Fax 888-400-5810 CLJ N ews .COM Email:thejournal@fairpoint.net

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JUNE 5, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 7 TATE GRIFFIN BROCK AVA ROSE SYKES Mr. and Mrs. Martin Harris of Boni fay and Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Revell of Bristol would like to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Haylee Nicole Harris and James Lee Eubanks Revell. Haylee is a 2012 graduate of Holmes County High School and is currently enrolled at Chipola College, majoring in Business Management. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Summerlin of Bonifay, the late Dowling Harris of Caryville and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Anderson of Westville. Jimmy Lee is a 2011 graduate of Liberty County High School and is Services of Hosford. He is the grandson of Iris Eubanks, the late Wilhoit Fiddler Eubanks, Roslynn Snipes and Jack Revell, all of Bristol. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 15 at 4:30 p.m. at the Dogwood Lakes Country Club in Bonifay. All family and friends are invited to attend. Attire will be casual. Haylee Harris, Jimmy Revell to exchange vows June 15 at Country Club in Bonifay CAYSON ADAM BROXTON birthdays birth wedding BATON ROUGE, LA -The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is pleased to announce that Errol initiated into Phi Kappa Phi the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all initiated at Troy University. 32,000 students, faculty, profes sional staff and alumni to be initi ated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by invitation and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors, having at least 72 semester hours, are eligible for membership. Gradu ate students in the top 10 percent of the number of candidates for graduate degrees may also qualify, as do faculty, professional staff, and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction. Founded in 1897 at the University of Maine and headquartered in Baton Rouge, LA, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline honor society. The Society has chapters on more than 300 college and university campuses in North America and the Philippines. Its mission is "To recognize and engage the community of scholars in service to others." Achievements Tommy Futch has been in vited to the NU Ultimate 100 Camp. We are very proud of Tommy and couldn't be happier that he is being awarded this opportunity, said his mother, Michele Futch. Tommy re ally wants to play football in college and has been working hard towards that goal. Play ing at a small rural high school (Blountstown H.S.) doesn't help with the recognition that the big ger high schools players in the state enjoy, so being invited to a camp like this really can boost Last Sunday, May 26, his dad, Garry Futch, took Tommy to Winder, GA to participate in a NU Combine. It was based on the results of this combine and his talent demonstrated in the one-on-one drills that he Ultimate 100 Camp on Sunday, June 16 in Marietta, GA. Tommy plays offensive and defensive line for the Blountstown Tigers. His football highlights include: won, Started 6 games at O.T. and 4 games at D.T. Team was Florida District 4 class 1A Champions. Won, Started 12 games at center and snapped for goals. player of the week vs. Marianna (4A team), Most Improved Lineman. Team was Florida District 4 class 1A runners-up. Tommy is the son of Garry and Michele Futch of Blountstown. Both Garry and Michele are graduates of Florida State University. Garry played football for Bobby Bowden from 1978 to 1981. Tommy Futch of Blountstown High invited to NU Ultimate 100 Camp in Georgia June 16 Jimmy Brown LCHS Valedictorian Love, Your family

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WASHINGTON President Obamas overarching foreign policy goal is to extricate the country from Afghanistan, and not get his admin istration pulled into another war where U.S. national interests are not directly involved. He did manage to end U.S. involvement in the war in Iraq, but critics say he over-learned the les son of there, which is why hes reluctant to intervene in Syria. Iraq, which was a bulwark against Iran, is now its virtual ally. Meanwhile Iraqi Shiites and Sunnis in Iraq, the civil war in Syria, and Iranian-backed Hezbollahs control of Lebanon are increasing Irans hegemony over the region. The Iranians learned the value of surrogates from the Vietnam War where North Vietnam was supplied by the Soviet Union and from the Soviet-Afghan War where Mujahedeen rebels were supplied by the United States. Now Iran, through its support of Nouri al-Maliki in Iraq, Bashar al-Assad in Syria, and the Hezbollah in Lebanon, has created multicountry surrogates that oppose the interests of the U.S. and its allies in the Middle East. All this has created a conundrum for Obama. Originally, it was thought the Syrian rebels were too weak and too disunited to prevail. Then, the joined the rebels. Atrocities from both sides ensued, and refugees began pouring over the Turkish and Jordanian borders. Now, there is news that the Rus sian government is delivering 20,000 Kalashnikov to Assad, and that the Lebanon-based Hezbollah terrorist organization has gotten more actively in to assist the Assad regime Pressure has mounted for the U.S., its allies, and the U.N. to at least alleviate the humanitarian crisis. But Obama is not about to allow any aid to stand by while arch-enemy Hezbollah intervenes in Syria. Add to this the big-picture problem of Iran. Irans nuclear program combined with its increas that country ever more powerful. As a result, staying out of Syria completely is not feasible politically or substantively for the huge disadvantage against the Assad regime, and have been pressing the Obama administration to deliver more le thal weaponry, namely but the administration has so far refused fearing that these weapons could end up in the wrong hands. Instead, it is supplying non-lethal aid, materials that aid in war making but are not directly involved in the killing, a distinction without much of a differ ence except for those on the receiving end. Senator John McCain, R-Ariz., was just in Syria over Memorial Day weekend meeting with rebel groups, and he continues to press the administra tion for more assistance. But between Obamas resistance and the wariness of the American public ministration will respond with anything nearly as robust as what the Russians are supplying. Meanwhile, the convening of an international peace conference sponsored by the U.S. and Russia was touted as a major breakthrough by Secretary of State John Kerry. Its still on the drawing board, but no date has been set, and its unlikely anything will get underway before July, if then. Various fac tions in the uprising are arguing among themselves about whether to attend, and who should attend, revealing how fractured the opposition is as it at Assad government. In the end, U.S. arms are unlikely to be delivered to the rebels, and the peace conference is likely to fail. But an Assad victory would be a victory for Iran, and that is unacceptable. This leaves the possibility would even the odds for the rebels, who have no air force. Further, the U.S. is undoubtedly engag ing in extensive covert activity to undermine and rebels. But if these efforts are not implemented or they fail, the objective will remain: Assad, Iranian from Syria one way or another. Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 5, 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. Pressure mounts with Iran in Syria A new study found that drinking soda is just as bad for your teeth as using meth. However, soda is still less likely to make you live under a bridge with a guy named Snake. JIMMY FALLON President Obama says he is renewing his ef forts to close Guantanamo Bay. How about clos ing the IRS? Why dont we do that? How about shipping the IRS to Guantanamo Bay? JAY LENO New York City always has something going on. And you know what it is right now? The bikesharing program. You get on a bike, you ride it, and then a half hour later you pass it to some body else. And if youre lucky, you wont need antibiotics. DAVID LETTERMAN Disneyland has raised the price of admission to $92. Thats a lot of money. Maybe theyll use it to buy Donald Duck some pants. CRAIG FERGUSON This week President Obama is going to be engaged in high-level talks with the president of China. Yes, President Obamas message to Chi na is going to be, I swear well have the money for you by Tuesday. CONAN OBRIEN Many Republicans want President Obama seemed to contradict himself under oath. When asked if hes worried, Holder said, Yes. I mean, no. JIMMY FALLON A man in California received 11 pounds of marijuana in the mail by mistake. At least he did the right thing. He called the police and told them marijuana. CRAIG FERGUSON scary. But Governor Jerry Brown has it under control. He said he is going to tax and regulate state. JAY LENO Kim Kardashian is having a baby, and they an nounced that it was a baby girl, and they made the announcement on their reality show. The Kardashians are now pleading with the public to respect their never-ending pursuit of self-promo tion. DAVID LETTERMAN In Pakistan, the Talibans No. 2 man has been killed by an American drone. In a related story, today the Talibans No. 3 man said hes stepping down to spend more time with his family. JAY LENO CNN is denying rumors that its phasing out Wolf Blitzer. In fact, according to Larry King, Wolf has a good 70 years left. That kids just getting started. CONAN OBRIEN The Supreme Court ruled that police have the right to take DNA samples. Every time theres new technology in law enforcement, people get ing when it started in the late 1800s. Ill have to ask Larry King. He was probably around then. CRAIG FERGUSON Starbucks is now banning smoking within 25 feet of its stores. It will get even worse for smok ers once they realize every Starbucks is about 25 feet from another Starbucks. JIMMY FALLON

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JUNE 5, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 9 F R O M JEMISON HEATING & COOLING Lic RM14160924 CALL BETH EUBANKS, Your Tupperware Consultant (850) 643-2498 or (850) 570-0235 T upperware FREEZER MATES Organize your freezer and save money with stack able Freezer Mates containers. Get ready for the crops to come in from the garden. Owner: Karen Moran KAREN MORAN PHOTO Sacre bleu! French intellectuals and politicians are coming to grips this week with an awkward fact: The English language is the de facto global standard in an increasing number of areas central to modern life. The French language, by contrast, is beginning to look a little provincial. Despite the immense pride that many in France have in their language, a bill is currently under debate in their National Assembly to permit Eng lish to be used for in struction at universities. A 1994 law requires that only French be spoken at any school in the country, although the country's elite "grande ecoles," which are the equivalent in many ways of the Ivy League, have taught classes in English for years without serious governmental repercussions. Unsurprisingly, the pro posal is not universally popular. French teachers unions threatened to walk out in protest. The Academie Francaise, guardian of the spiritual and aesthetic beauty of the French language, came out aggressively against the proposed law. For them, permitting the use of Eng lish would be a thin edge of the wedge. Many critics have voiced their concern that this concession would open the floodgates for an insidious tidal wave of Anglo-American linguistic flotsam and jetsam that would undermine the French language and, therefore, the country's cultural heritage. Underlying this proposal is the desire to make French universities more attractive to international students. With English such a popular second language in China and India and other important developing countries around the world, many students looking to study abroad, at either the undergraduate level or the graduate level, will be drawn to institutions that offer coursework in English. France has seen a peal to foreign students, and the minister for higher edu cation, Genevieve Fioraso, hopes that this measure will reverse the trend. There was a time when French had a commanding place in the world. It was the language of diplomacy, high culture and, of course, love. Learning French was seen as a demonstration that you in life and had a sophisti cated perspective. In many ways, the Anglo-American hegemony that so threatens the current French elite emanates from countries that have romanticized France and its language more so than much of the rest of the world. Many of the Founding Fathers at the time of the Revolution spoke French as a sign of their learning and intellect. One of the most decisive events in the history of England was the Norman conquest, when a Frenchspeaking aristocracy was grafted on top of a pragmatic Saxon population. Today, however, the world is driven by more immediate and mundane concerns than in decades and centuries past. Wouldbe computer programmers and mechanical engineers and cancer researchers from Asia are not looking to sit around a salon and discuss Proust. They are looking to master their subject areas and position themselves in the best way possible for a lucrative job in a modern, globalized economy. In that light, French cant disadvantage to their counterparts elsewhere who offer international students the opportunity to study in -and ultimately master -English. Practi cal arguments such as this have their supporters. Even the left-wing newspaper Liberation demonstrated its support of the contro versial bill by using only English on its front page. The fear, however, is that French students would eventually face entire degree programs taught in English and that the French teachers would be more readily replaced by eager English speakers. behind the emotional debate that has broken out over the language issue is an intense insecurity about the place of France in the modern world. Laws requiring the manda tory use of French are a clear recognition that without the force of law, individual choice would drive students and teachers toward other languages. The purpose of the law is to override those choices. The Internet has acceler ated the growth of English as an imperfect but effective means of international com munication. The triumph of "email," "webcam" and "hashtag" over their Acad emie Francaise-imposed translations of "courriel," "cybercamera" and "motdiese" demonstrates that topdown regimes are growing more and more ineffective in a world where bottom-up changes and developments can quickly go viral. One could argue that the real strength of English has been its adaptability and malleability over the years. No "Academy of English" could ever attempt to sit in judgment on the twists and turns that this language experiences as it evolves every day in response to its changing environment. As a result, English is ultimately at the service of whoever chooses to speak it, as opposed to attempting to subject its users to rigor ous rules and restrictions. In that regard, its popular ity and its effectiveness are intertwined. Simply put, English works. Timothy Spangler is a writer and commentator who di vides his time between Los Angeles and London. His radio show, "The Bigger Pic ture with Timothy Spangler," airs every Sunday night from 10 p.m. to midnight Pa FIRST PLACE

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Page 10 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 5, 2013 OUTDOORS EDDIE NOBLES L AND CLEARING Call Eddie Nobles at (850) 447-0449 or Chas at 447-0849 Located in Bristol Land clearing, excavation and root raking: stopped in your tracks. brand tires ACCEPTING NEW PA TIENTS www.bristoldentalclinic.com DENTURE LAB ON PREMISES Same-Day Service on Repairs & Relines Bristol Dental Clinic Latest Country Charted songs & your favorite oldies. WPHK Radio K-102.7 FM WYBT Radio Y-1000 AM Liberty Post & Barn Pole Inc. Phone (850) 643-5995 WE'VE GOT THE FENCE POSTS TO MEET YOUR NEEDS. SPECIALTY POSTS 1/4 rounds 1/2 rounds Every hunter knows you have a better chance of of hunting season. Thats why many of us enjoy hunt ing the archery and muzzleloading gun seasons and gun season. of Floridas wildlife management areas (WMAs) require A quota is the maximum number of hunters allowed Conservation Commissions (FWC) Quota Hunt Pro are issued by random drawing. The to get em in. Two of these quota hunts are unique to south Florida. to hunt out of an airboat on Everglades and Francis S. Taylor WMA in Broward and Miami-Dade counties. on Rotenberger or Holey Land WMAs in Palm Beach The FWC offers youth deer hunts on and on Andrews WMA in Levy County. If you have children between the ages of allowed on the area. even if the area doesnt allow for ex a single bag limit. two youths hunting. The adult may not hunt without taking along a kid. can be found at MyFWC.com/License by clicking on Limited Entry/Quota Hunts and then looking under Quota Hunts. The random drawings to decide who gets these quota account at License.MyFWC.com to view your results. next to the hunt you wish to turn in. reissued every Tuesday throughout the season after Outta the WOODS Tony Young is the media relations coordi nator for the FWCs Division of Hunting and Game Management. You can reach him at Tony.Young@MyFWC.com. BY TONY YOUNG Stokes wins Bream Fishing Tournament

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Page 12 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 5, 2013 Sixty-one youngsters donned white caps and gowns to take part in an entertaining ceremo ny to celebrate their graduation from kindergarten at W.R. Tolar School on May 23. TOP: Some of the kids almost ran, others marched and several had to stop and wave at their par ents as they entered the auditorium for the ceremony. BELOW: Onna Haire, Maddie Grace Richter and Macey Barker gesture during a song. Thor Eikeland, Klayton Armstrong and Jerome Daughtrey are shown in the second row. NIKI BARBER PHOTOS W.R. Tolar Kindergarten Graduation Nathan Hodge and Camryn McCollum Allen Roblero and Sy Shiver Alyssa Rudd and Maia Roeder Jasmine Millan and Darian Baker Armonie Brown and Max Holbert Max Holbert and Armonie Brown strike a pose after the group a song. ABOVE: The kids really get into the song they are performing for the audience. BELOW: Superintendant Gay Uzzell presents Delmy Pineda with her diploma. RIGHT: Caleb McMillan seems to be having second thoughts about standing on stage in front of a room full of people. RIGHT: Reico Garrett is proud of his balloons. BELOW: Another group sings their hearts out.

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JUNE 5, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 13 SCHOOL NEWS SWAT is sponsoring a Girls Tobacco Free Summer Basketball Camp which will be held at the W.R. Tolar gym. Camp will be held from July 10 through July 24 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Girls ages 11 to 17 are invited to attend. If you have any questions feel free to email stacey. beckwith@lcsbonline.org or call 643-2426 or (850) 348-3267. Summer basketball camp at W.R. Tolar July 10 24 The LCHS Senior Class enjoyed a night of fun, food and fabulous prizes following their graduation ceremony last Friday. As soon as graduation was over, the seniors loaded a bus and headed to Rocket Lanes in Panama City Beach for a night of skating, bowling, dancing, shoot ing pool, playing arcades and just chilling out at this last party with their classmates. Several fun prizes were given for activities like, the award for the skater with the most stylish fall, which went to Michael Robinson, and the cutest booty fall, which went to Eliza Nobles. The ten top bowlers enjoyed money prizes. The seniors seemed a little sad to leave when it came time to load the bus to head back to Bristol for a delicious breakfast prepared by Mr. Farrell Wahlquist and his son, Michael. At the breakfast, Joni Read was the MC for giv ing out the incentive prizes. Some of the manicure/pedicures but of course they could and DID trade prizes with the girls! Best trades of the night went to Lindsay Anders and Landon Bruffett. Lindsay traded her Abu Garcia rod and reel with 14 lb. line to Alex Marlowe for his beach bag and suntan oil. Landon meant he was going home with the OBryan Wake Board. When Adam Alvarado drew for the wake board, Landon im mediately jumped up and traded his money to Adam for the board. All in all, so many fun memories were made and such a great time was had by all. Thank you so much to the Liberty County School system, businesses and individuals who helped Project Graduation turn out to be such a success. The following businesses helped support our Project Graduation: Lib erty County Board of County Commissioners, Liberty County Health Department/Anti-Tobacco Campaign, Twin Oaks Juvenile Development, Inc., Richter Financial Group, Rivertown Com munity Church, Apalachee Correctional Institution, Apalachee Pole Company, Liberty County Cham ber of Commerce, The Lions Club, Centennial Bank, Lake Mystic Baptist Church, Telogia Baptist Church, Bristol Dental Clinic, Liberty County Clerk of Court, Bristol Church of God, Calhoun-Liberty Credit Union, Judge Ken Hosford, Strickland s Hardware, Back Corner Florist, Ramseys Piggly Wiggly, Wright Appraisal Services, Mr. Farrell Walhquist, Michael Walquist, Dollar General Store, Sunglass World, Altha Farmers Co-Op, Bristol Auto Parts, Champion Loan Services, Liberty County Tax Collector, Sheriff Nick Finch, Subway, Pizza Hut, Chipola College, Farm Bureau Insurance, Hosford Fire Department, Padgett Jewelry, Rapunzells, Perfect Nails, Diamond Corner, Dr. Cliff Bristol, 180 Fitness, Skyland Smokehouse Ranch, Cody Youngs Church, Danny Ryals, Dewayne Branch, Jamies Auto Repair, KFC, Outback Steakhouse, Quincy Alignment, Snow bird Motel, Burger King, Red Elephant Pizza & Grill and Mane Attraction. ABOVE: The LCHS 2013 graduating class gather for one last photo as a group. LEFT: Ashley Sykes and Sydney Sanders give a smile and thumbs up as they enjoy their evening at Rocket Lanes. LCHS Project Graduation held at Rocket Lanes FL Dept. of Education names Calhoun Co. as one of 18 highest performing districts in Florida Calhoun Co. Schools designated as Academically High-Performing District by FL Dept. of Education CALHOUN COUNTY On May 29, Calhoun County Superintendent of Schools Ralph Yoder, announced that the Calhoun County School District has been designated by the Florida Department of Education as an Academically High-Performing School District. The designation was made by the State Board of Educa tion at its May 21, 2013 meeting. Calhoun County was one of 18 districts recognized across the state. High-performing districts are based on 2012 school and district grades, 2012-2013 class size compliance, Calhoun was one of four panhandle counties on the list. Gulf, Leon, Walton, and Wakulla counties were also honored by the designation. the next school year. The Calhoun County School Board approved a school calendar, pending this deci sion by the State Board of Education. Students will return on August 14 for the 2013-2014 school year. This recognition is a wonderful way to end the 2012-2013 school year. The designation as a High Performing district is reinforcement that hard work and dedication does pay off, from the student level to teachers to the administrators, said Superintendent Ralph Yoder. BES 2012-2013 Yearbooks are still on sale! Don't miss a single treasured moment as you watch your child grow from Pre-K to 5th grade. your 2012-2013 yearbook. They will be on sale until June 30 for $22 each. Blountstown Elementary yearbooks available until June 30 Blountstown Elementary says goodbye for the summer Friday, May 24, was the students last day for the 2012-2013 school year. There were goodbyes were spoken! We wish the 5th grade students who are moving up to the Blountstown Middle School the the best of luck and hope that all of our students have a safe and restful summer. See you back in August! The Calhoun-Liberty 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 FAX (888) 400-5810 email: thejournal@fairpoint.net Awards Day was held Thursday, May 23 at Carr School. Students received awards for academics, at the winners are shown here. LEFT: Joshua Odom received the Woodmen of the World

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EDUCATION JUNE 5, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 15 RONNIE PITTS ALTHA Ronnie Pitts, 69, of Altha, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2013. He was born in Clarksville, was a graduate of Frink High School and worked as a Millwright Superintendent for BE&K. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia; hisfa ther, O. E. Pitts; and one sister, Pam Kepke. Survivors include two daughters, Lisa Hobby and her husband, Collis, Jr. of Clarksville and Renee Odom and her husband, Steve of Bristol; his mother, Lucille Pitts of Clarksville; two sisters, Peggy Karshner and Wanda Carter of Louisiana; his companion of seven years, Betty Davis and her daughters, Jessie Bentley, Rebecca Phillips and her husband, Chris, Casey Bird, Tiffany Nobles and her husband, Ben; four grandchildren, Brandon Pitts, Kayla Hobby, Misty Ramsey and Rhyanna Creamer; three great-grandchildren, Swayde and Carter Ramsey and Jeremiah Mayo and several others that called him Papa; many grandchildren that loved him very much. Services were held on Monday, June 3 in the Chapel at Adams Funeral Home. Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh.com. Garden Gala Preview in Marianna to showcase outstanding art MARIANNA Covenant Hospice Gar den Gala Committee invites the public to attend the Garden Gala Preview Social on Thursday, June 6 from 12 2 p.m. at Covenant Hospice, 4215 Kelson Avenue, Suite E. This free event will showcase the outstanding works of art that will be for auction at the 8th Annual Garden Gala on Saturday, June 22. Guests attending the Preview Social will have the opportunity to vote on their favorite piece, which will help the Artist Committee determine which creations will be in the live auction portion of the Garden Gala. The Garden Gala event is renowned for the garden furniture hand painted by local artist. This year, artist had the choice of a bench, swing, Adirondack chair, terra cotta their canvas. Tickets for the Garden Gala are available now for $60 per individual or $100 per couple. ganization dedicated to providing compas sionate, comprehensive end-of-life care to patients and their loved ones during times of life limiting illness based on need, not their ability to pay. With the help of your donation, Covenant Hospice of Marianna will be able to continue providing special care in Calhoun, Jackson, Holmes and Washington County. The proceeds gen erated from your donation help fund the unfunded and under funded programs of Covenant Hospice. These programs include Bereavement, Chaplain, Childrens Support and Volunteer services. A gift to Covenant Hospice is truly an investment in our mission to add life to days when days can no longer be added to life. Thank you for your consideration. For more information about the Garden Gala, please or www.eventsatcovenant.org/gardengala. Artist Suzanne Payne, is shown above with her hand painted swing from last years Garden Gala. ...Because the greatest gift you can give your loved one is peace of mind. Call Todd today for a free pre-planning consultation. We accept pre-arranged contracts from any funeral home, lock in todays prices forever. Affordable payment plans for both cremations and burials. Transferable if you move. www.bevisfh.com TELEPHONE (850) 643-3636 & Crematory evis Funeral Home Bristol B Todd Wahlquist and Rocky Bevis Licensed Funeral Directors Telephone (850) 674-2266 A Hometown Funeral Director You Can Trust and Depend On! Funeral Services with Dignity, Caring and Professionalism. Marlon Peavy Peavy Funeral Home Gov. Scott and FDOE announce FL students improve on FCAT 2.0 Writing, maintain progress on third-grade Reading & Mathematics gains in writing scores, Floridas teachers and students continue to show that higher expectations and support at home and in the classroom enable every child to succeed. Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Department of Education announced the results of the FCAT 2.0 Writing and third-grade Reading and Mathematics as sessments. Overall, student performance continued its upward climb with more rigorous expectations in preparation for the Common Core State Standards. Governor Scott said, Over the past two years, Florida teachers and students have made incredible gains, including news that Florida jumped from 11th to 6th for the overall quality of its education system and Florida fourth graders are among the best in the world for reading. Todays report that student perfor mance is improving lends further credence to why it was so important we provide teachers throughout Florida with a pay raise. Moreover, were heartened to see writing scores improving as well as the achievement gap among students decreas ing. That means that more and more Florida students are receiving a quality education, which provides more families opportuni ties to pursue the American Dream, right here in the Sunshine State. Our students, parents and teachers have worked very hard this year and Im pleased to see more students achieving at higher levels, said Commissioner of Education Dr. Tony Bennett. Our teach ers do a fantastic job every day to prepare students for college and careers. We will celebrate our gains and use these results to continue to work every day to improve. FCAT 2.0 Writing Results of the FCAT 2.0 Writing as sessment show that overall, students in of students scoring at 3.5 and higher, up from 54 percent in 2012. Grade 4 students saw the biggest increase with a nine point improvement in the percentage of students scoring at 3.5 and above. Grade 8 and grade 10 students increased achievement by two percentage points respectively. percentage point or greater improvement in the percent of fourth-grade students earning a 3.5 and higher on FCAT 2.0 Writ ment occurred in larger districts as well. Palm Beach, Pasco and Pinellas all saw a 12 percentage point increase, Miami-Dade and Orange had an 11 percentage point increase, and Broward saw a rise of 10 percentage points. Liberty In 2012, the State Board of Education established 3.5 as the school grades stan dard for writing performance beginning in 2013; the standard last year was 3.0. The table below illustrates information on the current and previous standards. Overall, African-American and His panic students reduced the achievement gap with their white student counterparts. The percentage of African-American and Hispanic students scoring 3.5 and higher increased by six and four points respec tively. The percentage of English language learners and students with disabilities who scored 3.5 and higher also increased by four percentage points. Results for FCAT 2.0 Writ ing are reported on a scale of Two trained scorers inde pendently score each student response; the score reported is the average of both scores. There is no passing score for FCAT 2.0 Writing. The per centage of students scoring 3.5 and above will be used for the writing component in calculating the 2013 school grades. Last year, the percent age of students scoring 3.0 and higher was used. In 2013, students had 60 minutes to respond to the writing prompt, an increase of 15 minutes. Based on recom mendations from Florida edu cators, the time was increased to allow students more time to satisfy higher scoring require ments. Scoring includes more attention to the correct use of English conventions such as grammar and punctuation, and the quality of details that support the written response. Since 2011, the Buros Center for Test ing at the University of Nebraska has conducted a comprehensive review of the FCAT Writing hand-scoring process. This includes a review of the hand-scoring scanning and preparation process for scor ing, the training of scoring candidates, and actual hand-scoring activities. The 2011 and 2012 reports are available at www. fcat.fldoe.org/fcatpub5.asp. The 2013 report will be available later this summer. Third-Grade FCAT 2.0 Reading and Mathematics Florida third-grade students improved their performance on FCAT 2.0 Reading and maintained their progress in mathemat ics. Overall, statewide student achievement increased one percentage point in reading, while grade 3 mathematics remained at 58 percent scoring at 3 and above. The school districts making the most improvement in the percent of third-grade students earning a 3 or higher in reading are The districts making the most improve ments in the percent of third-grade students earning a 3 or higher in mathematics are Third-grade students who score Level 1 on FCAT 2.0 Reading may be retained. However, the test result is not the only factor for determining a childs promo tion to grade 4. Students may be eligible for a good cause exemption that includes successfully completing a summer read ing camp, a portfolio of student work that demonstrates mastery of reading skills, and abilities and student with limited English Information for parents on building their childs reading skills can be found More information about summer read ing camps can be found at www.justread Complete information about good cause exemptions can be found in Section 1008.25(6)(b), Florida Statutes. For more information about FCAT 2.0 Writing and FCAT 2.0 Reading and Mathematics Grade 3 results, visit www. default.asp. These tables provide School performance and Writing. The data in this table represent the percentage of students performing at a satisfactory level and above as determined by the standard used for school grading for the subject area. The percentage of students Achievement Levels may be accessed at a scale of 1.0 (lowest) to 6.0 (highest). Two trained scorers independently score each student response. The scores reported is the average of both scorers scores. READING AND MATH 2013 School Percentage Scoring Level 3 and above GRADE LEVEL 3 READING MATH READING 2013 MATH 2013 Hosford 61 51 43 46 W.R Tolar 52 46 53 57 FCAT Writing 2.0 2013 School Percentage Scor ing 3.5 and above GRADE LEVEL 2013 SCORE 2012 SCORES Hosford Grade 4 65 54 W.R. Tolar Grade 4 49 39 Hosford Grade 8 74 50 W.R. Tolar Grade 8 76 62 LCHS Grade 10 45 68 READING AND MATH 2013 School Percentage Scoring Level 3 and above GRADE LEVEL 3 READING 2013 MATH 2013 READING 2012 MATH 2012 Carr 65 39 72 50 Altha 76 88 83 77 BES 73 72 61 82 FCAT Writing 2.0 2013 School Percentage Scor ing 3.5 and above GRADE LEVEL 2013 SCORE 2012 SCORES Carr Grade 4 40 29 Altha Grade 4 31 25 BES Grade 4 42 26 Carr Grade 8 80 89 Altha Grade 8 51 45 BMS Grade 8 63 48 BHS Grade 10 63 65 Altha Grade 10 37 52

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Page 16 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 5, 2013 Go Karters raise $$$ to LEFT: People wore shirts in memory of Ryan Flowers, known as Kinard 16 with the Kinard Volunteer Fire Department. BELOW RIGHT: Chris Walker calls the races and entertains the crowd. ABOVE: Race car drivers check their cars before the races begin. LEFT: JMac McCorbey speeds around the track in car #15. BELOW: Chris Flowers, Ryan Flowers dad, waves Almost 500 people showed up to enjoy the event, with 69 drivers signing up to race. The event raised $6,454 for the scholarship fund, which will be The winners in each class included: First Class 11-under: 1st place Timothy Watson in car #28, 2nd place Keirsten Walker in car #11, 3rd place Madilyn Corbitt in car #74, 4th place Garrett Hadley in car #8 and 5th place Cody Pass in car #10. 12 to 15-year-old Class: 1st place Paige Frederickson in car #00, 2nd place Chase Collier in car #7, 3rd place Alexis Bodiford in car #8, 4th place Stock Appearing Class: 1st place Rene Miles in car #69, 2nd place Blake Gilmore in car #3 and 5th place Bubba Bodiford in car #1. Open Class: in car #3 and 5th place Bubba Bodiford in car #1. Box Stock Class: 1st place Ryan Crane in car #10, 2nd place Terry Brown in car #01, 3rd place Rob Cue in car #6, 4th place Chad Collier in car #77, 5th place Beau McCorvey in car #17B. Powder Puff Class: 1st place Keirsten Walker in car #11, 2nd place Rita Rudd in car #63, 3rd place Madilyn Corbitt in car #74 and 4th place Rene Miles driving car #69 placed 1st in the

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JUNE 5, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 17 PUBLIC AND LEGAL NOTICES INVITATION TO BID Sealed bids will be received by the Calhoun County School Board until 4:00 P.M., CDT, Tuesday, June 11, 2013, for the purchase of the following: CLJ JOB MARKET Gasoline and Diesel for use in the operation of public vehi cles, school buses and school plants. LP Gas for use in lunchrooms and schools of Calhoun Coun ty. Any additional information or bid forms required may be School Superintendent, 20859 Central Ave. E., Rm. G-20, Blountstown, Florida. Bid forms must be used by each bidder submitting a bid. Oth erwise bids will not be consid ered. Any bid submitted after the be opened or considered. The Board accepts no responsibility for mailed proposals that arrive after the above stated time, even though the envelope may above date. The Board reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids. The decision of the Board will drawn by any bidder for a peri od of thirty (30) days after bids are opened. Kenneth Speights, Chairman Calhoun County School Board ATTEST: Ralph Yoder, Superintendent Calhoun County Schools 5-15, 5-22, 5-29, 6-5 ________________________________ INVITATION TO BID The Calhoun County School Board will receive sealed bids until 3:00 PM, CT, Monday, June 10, 2013, for the pur chase of the following: Flavored-Chocolate and Straw berry) for use in the school caf eterias for the bid period of July 1, 2013 June 30, 2014. Bread Products (Whole Grain Rich hamburger buns, wiener buns, sub buns and sandwich loafs) for use in the school caf eterias for the bid period of July 1, 2013 June 30, 2014. Any additional information or bid forms required may be ob perintendent, 20859 Central Avenue East, RM-G20, Blount stown, Florida 32424. Each bidder submitting a bid must use bid forms, otherwise bids will not be considered. Any bid submitted after the be opened or considered. The Board accepts no responsibility for mailed proposals that arrive after the above stated time even though the envelope may above stated date. The Board reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids. The decision of the Board will drawn by any bidder for a peri od of thirty (30) days after bids are opened. Kenneth Speights, Chairman Calhoun County School Board ATTEST: Ralph Yoder, Superintendent Calhoun County Schools 5-15, 5-22, 5-29 & 6-5 ________________________________ R&R Warehouses Notice of Sale On June 17, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. CST, R&R Warehouses will dispose of the contents of six (6) storage units from Blountstown and four (4) stor age units from Bristol at 19300 SR 20W. (850) 674-4700. The units are believed to con tain household and/or personal property of the following ten ants: Douglas Barnhart Jonna Bowman Margaret Danley Christopher Floyd Lesia Hornsby Sidney Johnson Cherlyn Morgan Janet Newsome Tammi Terry (2) There will be a disposal of all units not paid in full by this date. THERE WILL BE NO AUCTION! 6-5, 6-12 ________________________________ PUBLIC NOTICE Talquin Electric Cooperative, Inc. is proposing to construct a 350 self-supporting microwave tower located at SR-20, Hos ford, FL 32334. If you have concerns of any historic properties that may be adversely affected by this project, please contact Doug Butler, Trileaf Corp, 2700 Wes thall Ln Ste 200, Maitland, FL 32751, (407)660-7840. Please include the tower loca tion and the location of the his toric resource that you believe to be affected. 6-5-13 ________________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case#: 2009-CA-000049 Company as Trustee under Pooling and Servicing Agree ment dates as of January 1, tion Trust 2008 1 Mortgage Series 2008-1 Plaintiff, vs. James T. Roddenberry, Sr.; Carolyn Y. Roddenberry, Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order dated April 4, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 2009-CA-000049 of the Circuit Court of the 2nd Judicial Circuit in and for Lib erty County, Florida, wherein Company as Trustee under Pooling and Servicing Agree ment dated as of January 1, tion Trust 2008-1 Mortgage Series 2008-1, Plaintiff and James T. Roddenberry, Sr. are Kathleen Brown, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE LIBERTY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, HWY 20, BRISTOL, FLORIDA, AT 11 :00 A.M. on June 18, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judg ment, to-wit: COMMENCE AT THE NW CORNER OF THE NE 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4 OF SECTION 32, TOWNSHIP 1 SOUTH, RANGE 7 WEST IN LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE RUN NORTH 88 00 E 451.71 FEET ALONG THE SECTION LINE; THENCE RUN SOUTH 61 20 E 266.28 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGIN NING; THENCE CONTINUE TO RUN SOUTH 61 20 E 133.14 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 03 00 W 732.4 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 61 20 W 133.14 FEET ALONG THE NORTHEAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF SR NO. 67; THENCE RUN NORTH 03 00 E 732.4 FEET TO THE POINT OF BE GINNING. ALSO: BEGIN AT THE NE CORNER OF SECTION 32, TOWN SHIP 1 SOUTH, RANGE 7 WEST, LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND RUN SOUTH 88 00 WEST 955.41 FEET FOR THE POINT OF BEGIN NING; THENCE RUN SOUTH 61 20 EAST 399.42 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 732.4 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO THE NORTH R/W OF HIGH WAY NO. 67; THENCE RUN SOUTH 55 28 EAST ALONG THE NORTH R/W OF SAID HIGHWAY A DISTANCE OF 20.00 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH A DISTANCE OF 752.4 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 61. 20 WEST A DIS TANCE OF 419.42 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO A POINT DUE NORTH 88 00 EAST OF THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE RUN SOUTH 88 00 WEST BACK TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. CONTAIN ING .52 ACRE, MORE OR LESS. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPER TY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. I f you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordina tor; 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32301; (850) 577-4430 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately tion of the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Kathleen E. Brown CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Liberty County, Florida V. Summers DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT Submitted By: ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE, LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561) 998-6700 (561) 998-6707 6-5, 6-12 Family Support Worker Seeking caring individual to provide inten sive in-home parent support services. child growth/development and parent-child relationships, and have the ability to relate to families from a strength-based perspec tive. ties. ma and at least 1 year professional experi dren and their families. Position description and application avail able at Habilitative Services of N Florida, Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida, and State of Florida Dept. of Children & Fami lies. Closing 5:00 pm. 06/10/13. EEO Bristol Youth Academy Registered Nurse QUALIFICATIONS : screening and drug test. CONTACT : Larry Kirkland at (850) 643-4600, ext. 122 Apply at 12422 NW Revell Rd, Bristol, Florida 6-5, 6-12 IS NOW HIRING: ~North Florida and South Florida beaches highlighted on Americas top beach list~ Two Florida State parks make Dr. Beachs top ten list TALLAHASSEE Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park and Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park were named in the 23rd annual Top 10 Beach List for 2013. The list is produced by coastal expert Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, also known as Dr. Beach, a profes sor at Florida International University. Each year on Memorial Day weekend since 1991, Dr. Beach has released the top 10 beaches that best meet the 50 criteria to rate as best national beaches. Criteria to determine the ranking of the nations beaches include beach ma terial, wind speeds, sand softness, oil and tar balls, in water. Florida State Parks hosts visitors year-round who experience the best of our diverse natural and cultural sites, including nearly 100 miles of sandy beaches, said Florida State Parks Director Donald Forgione. St. George Island and Bill Baggs Cape Florida state parks provide scenic beaches and outstanding recreational opportunities." Regarding St. George Is land State Park in the Florida Panhandle, Dr. Beach said: "The Florida panhandle beaches are known for their powdery, super white sands. The sand here is squeaky clean (just rub your feet on the sand and hear it squeak). The State Park beach is on the eastern end of the island. Pathways take you across the walking dunes to the bayside. Stingrays are some times resting in the shallow when entering. Birding and fishing are very popular activities." Regarding Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park in Key Biscayne, Dr. Beach said: "Cape Florida State Park, located at the southern tip of Key Biscayne, provides clear, emerald-colored wa ters and gentle surf. This is great for swimming, as waves are knocked down by a large sand shoal offshore. In addition, the Cape Florida Lighthouse allows for a breath-taking view of this beautiful beach." Florida state park beaches have consistently scored high in Dr. Beachs surveys, with Park, Dunedin, 2008 State Park, Port St. Joe, 2002 Panama City, 1995 Santa Rosa Beach, 1994 Florida Keys, 1992 To plan a visit to a Florida State Park, make a camping about events, festivals and park activities, visit www.

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Page 18 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 5, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL CLASSIFIEDS To place your ad, call 643-3333 by noon Eastern Time on Monday. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks. ITEMS Doll cabinet with 24 dolls, $1,000. Call 643-3909. 6-5, 6-12 Queen size comforter with matching pillow shams and dec orative pillows, gray with silver 6-5, 6-12 Board games : Pictionary Man, Guesstures, Dominoes, Taboo, Trivial Pursuit, Rummikub and several Scene It games. Make 6-5, 6-12 Two wind turbine roof mounts Pull hot air out of the attic. New, still in the box. Can be seen at the Calhoun Liberty Ministry Cen ter, Hwy. 20 E, Blountstown. Call 6-5, 6-12 Porcelain plate, The Virgin Mary, beautiful and simplistic, Mary is draped in blue, holding white lilies with the other hand over her heart, cream back ground, garland of 22K gold gild ing surround border, choice of plate display stand or hardware and clips for wall hanging. Call tion. 5-29, 6-5 Old Hammered Brass English Pub scene wall hanging, round, measures 16 1/2 in diameter, made in England, very nice and 5-29, 6-5 tray, unique design and a true Vintage collectible, $13. Call 5-29, 6-5 Stainless steel steak knives, unique set of six, with bone type 5-29, 6-5 Mule/horse harness harness and collar, Circa 1920-30, per fect for display or mirror insert, 5-29, 6-5 Old fashioned watering cans with handle and long spout, neat for display or practical use inside or outside, Circa 1900. Prices 5-29, 6-5 FURNITURE Queen size bedroom set seven pieces with two comforter sets, $1,000. Four piece standard size bedroom set with 42x30 wall mirror and two comforter sets, $500. One 3/4 bed, $30. Call 643-3909. 6-5, 6-12 Antique chiffarobe in good con dition, $150. Sofa, green stripe in coffee table in good condition, with two end tables in fair condi tion, $50. Card tables, $5 each. 6-5, 6-12 Living room end tables, dark wood, 24 high x 23 1/2 wide x drawer, in very good condition. 5-29, 6-5 Music entertainment cabinet, maple with glass doors, to house turntable, tape player, CD play ers, speakers and music equip ment. Wooden doors below for storage of records, tapes and CDs. Unit is 64 high x 24 wide x 16 deep, in excellent condi 5-29, 6-5 Lots of good used furniture for sale at the Calhoun-Liberty Minis try Center thrift store. Come check us out. Located on Hwy. 20 East of UFN APPLIANCES Whirlpool electric hot water heater, 40 gal, energy saver, used approximately 1 year, $150. Call 442-6431. 5-5, 6-12 Refrigerator, white, in very good 5-29, 6-5 Kenmore 500 washer, $150. Kenmore 400 dryer, $150. Call 5-29, 6-5 Kenmore refrigerator, old er model 643-3909. 5-29, 6-5 Large farmhouse style tea ket tle, Depression era, 1930s Maid of Honor, Sears and Roebuck Co. wooden handle, Bakelite knob, heavyweight aluminum, a 5-29, 6-5 Presto PopLite hot air popcorn popper, includes two melting cups that melt butter while corn is popping, in excellent condition, 5-29, 6-5 Vintage GE irons, two, Bakelite and wooden handle, Circa 1930, both get hot, heavy, in great con 5-29, 6-5 Appliances wanted: The Cal houn-Liberty Ministry Center needs old washers, dryers, deep freezers, refrigerators, stoves and other metal appliances. You may drop them off at the center UFN ELECTRONICS Wii accessories, three guns, pole, two clear cases, two golf clubs, two bats. One Wii game 6-5, 6-12 Partial drum set, includes base tom, metallic red, $100 OBO. Call 5-29, 6-5 AUTO ACCESSORIES UWS Diamond plate tool box, single lid for small truck, like new, $100; Diamond plate half-width tool box, single lid, for small truck, 5-29, 6-5 CARS runs good, does not have AC, 4-door, auto 6-5, 6-12 preme, runs, selling for parts, has 4231. 5-29, 6-5 automatic, 5-29, 6-5 TRUCKS 2004 Chevy 4WD, 350 motor, automatic in excellent condition, 6-5, 6-12 2003 Dodge Dakota truck, 4WD, cold AC, automatic, good 6-5, 6-12 For Rent in ALTHA 762-9555, 447-0871 or 762-8597 Very NICE *2 & 3 BD trailers. With lawn service 5 x 10 ..... $ 27 10 x 10 .... $ 43 10 x 20 .... $ 70 10 x 25 .... $ M & W SELF STORAGE RENTALS 7 days a week service UFN BD, 1 1/2 BA Townhouses BRISTOL Mobile homes 643-7740 FOR RENT BLOUNTSTOWN NEED A VEHICLE? Buy Here, Pay Here $0 down, 1 st Payment, Tax, Tag & Title $25 FREE Gas with a vehicle purchase. RESTRICTIONS APPLY Call Steve (334) 648-5302 House FOR Rent IN BRISTOL 2 & 3 BD Mobile Homes with electric & water included. $550 mth Call (850) 573-8094 Land FOR Lease IN Kinard 943 Acres of land lease. Needs two more members, $700 per member or split mem bership $350 each. Eight point or better, family oriented. FOR RENT IN BRISTOL *Mobile Home, 2BD for.......... $500 mth *House, 2 BD for.......... $400 mth *House, 1 BD for.......... $350 mth ** NO PETS ** 6-5 & 6-24 TRI-LAND INC, BRKR (813) 253-3258 OWNER FINANCING NO QUALIFYING HOUSES NO PETS R B Call 643-6646 Bulldog mix PUPPIES Abandoned and need good homes. FREE Buy, sell or trade in the JOURNAL CLASSIFIEDS Tell em you saw it in the JOURNAL classieds SERVICE DIRECTORY Whaley Heating & Air Conditioning (850) 674-4777 Accepting: William's Home Improvements No Job Too Big or Small" Concrete work, landscape, pressure cleaning, renovations, seamless gutter, painting, vinyl, & screen enclosure Licensed & Insured, contractor & roofer Call Chris Nissley STUMP GRINDING Reasonable Rates & FREE Estimates! That Darn Pump There is never a convenient time to be without water. WELLS For friendly service and never any overtime charges call, Clint Hatcher, Owner Building Lic. # RB29003511 New Homes H Garages H Additions H Electrical Remodeling Foundations Screenrooms Sunrooms VINYL SIDING RESIDENTAL & COMMERCIAL FREE Estimates Serving Calhoun, Liberty & Jackson Counties JEMISON Heating & Cooling, INC. Lic# RM1416924 Carrier Equipment Masters Farm Supply LS Tractor Equipment Committed To Quality Since 1973 (850) 762-3221 or DAVID SMITH OFFICE CELL PHONE Clarksville Florida Lic No: RM0066477 To place your ad call us at 643-3333 CLJ NEWS .COM Dozer and Excavation work Ponds Road Building Demolition Pine Tree Planting Herbicide Spraying Fire Line Plowing Burning mail to: clayslandclearing@gmail.com Land Clearing and Forestry Services Hwy 71 South on J.P. Peacock Rd, Altha. DAY OR NIGHT Check out our prices. For ALL Your One STOP Florist NEEDS Margies Florist

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JUNE 5, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 19 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL CLASSIFIEDS To place your ad, call 643-3333 by noon Eastern Time on Monday. Non-busi ness ads run FREE for 2 weeks. REAL ESTATE WANTED: Will buy 10 to 1,000 acres, reasonably priced. Immediate closing. Phone (850) 544-5441 or (850) 570-0222 Very Sweet Pocket Beagle 7 months old, weighs around 15 lbs., has not been spayed, has had all shots. MUST SELL $250 (850) 643-2988 PETS/SUPPLIES Roosters Dominic breed, three months old, $5 each. Call 6438532. 6-5, 6-12 Hamster stuff, two cages, $20 each. Two huts, $4 each. Two roll around balls, $4 each. One wa ter bottle, $3. One silent wheel, $6. Hamster food, $5. Call 7187149. 6-5, 6-12 Jack Russell puppy, 12 weeks old, female, free to a good home. Call 566-2093. 6-5, 6-12 Collie/Blue Heeler mixed pup pies, free to a good home. Call 447-4586. 6-5, 6-12 Blue tick beagle, full blooded, two years old, $100. Call (850) 643-4559. 5-29, 6-5 Kittens, four, different colors, free to a good home. Call (850) 6434559. 5-29, 6-5 Chickens Henry and his 15 wives, they lay large and jumbo sized brown eggs, all must go. Call (850) 762-8184. 5-29, 6-5 Papillon and long haired Chi huahua mixed puppies, black and white with gold highlights, 10 weeks old, $75 each. Call 6748010. 5-29, 6-5 CAMPERS/RVS 2004 Forest River Wildwood LE, with slide out, 25 foot, rear kitchen, couch, sofa and dinette make beds, queen island bed, full bath with privacy door, lots of extras, non-smokers, kept in storage building, very clean and in excellent condition, can email pictures, $9,000. Call (850) 229-8988 or (850) 227-5916. 5-29, 6-5 HUNTING & FISHING 16.5 feet with a 1997 Johnson 50 hp motor, a 1997 EZ loader trailer. Used less than 100 hours in ex cellent condition, needs cleaning. Electronics included, $5,000. Call 442-6431. 6-5, 6-12 Mathews Z7 Extreme Com pound bow, full loaded, includes sights, quiver and stabilizer, $850 OBO. Call (850) 643-2226. 5-29, 6-5 Wildlife Material tracking sys tem, with three collars. Call (850) 814-2074. 5-29, 6-5 T-hull with a 50 hp Mercury motor, trolling motor, trailer in good condition, $2,000 OBO. Call 643-8263 after 6 p.m. weekdays. UFN HOMES & LAND 10 acres of land in Liberty County, approximately two acres cleared, includes well, septic tank, power pole, two entrances (one that is a private drive). Land bor ders the National Forest, $65,000. Call 447-0126. 6-5, 6-12 LOST & FOUND FOUND: two red dogs, one male and one female, look like hunting dogs. Found on Hwy. 67 on May 27. Call 566-3167. 6-5, 6-12 LOST: One female American Bullmastiff and puppies. Female is approximately eight months old, fawn with white on face and chest, answers to Ruby; three puppies are approximately three months old, they are large for their age, two females and one male, fawn and black mask and muzzles. Last seen around Clarksville/Altha area on Friday, May 17. Please contact Talisha at (850) 209-5760 or (850) 693-0995 with any information. Reward is offered for their safe return. 5-29, 6-5 TOOLS & HEAVY EQUIPMENT Bottom plow used, has a 3-point hitch. Other used plows and mis cellaneous blades, $175. Call 372-3216, leave message. 6-5, 6-12 Walk-behind lawn mower has a 36 cut, Kawasaki 460V engine with original blades, $350 OBO. Call 379-3965 or 320-0480. 6-5, 6-12 Antique farm tractor, includes lifts, PTO, pull two and 10 inch or one 16 inch plow, $2,000 OBO. Call (850) 762-4231. 5-29, 6-5 MOTORCYCLES & ATVS 2000 Yamaha Roadstar 1600 motorcycle with 24,000 miles, $4,500. Call 643-5499, serious inquires only. 6-5, 6-12 2008 Motor Scooter, has less than 300 miles on it, leathered, runs good, street legal, has a clear title, $850. Call (850) 7624231. 5-29, 6-5 WANTED Play Station 3, good, used for a reasonable price and any games. Call (850) 693-4561 and ask for John. 5-29, 6-5 Trampoline. Call (850) 5734468. 5-29, 6-5 YARD SALES ALTHA Yard Sale, Saturday, June 8. Hillcrest Baptist Church will be holding a yard sale at the church beginning at 7:30 a.m. The church tons Corner on CR 274. There will be a wide variety of items for sale. BLOUNTSTOWN Yard sale, Saturday, June 8 be ginning at 7 a.m. Located at 17854 H-1 in Chipola Manor. Clothes, purses, shoes, dishes and more. Phone 674-3033. Moving sale, Saturday, June 8 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. Located Furniture, kitchen items, card ta bles, sofa, coffee table with two end tables, chiffarobe and much more. Phone 674-6520. Indoor sale, Friday, June 7 and munity Church fellowship hall. Doors open at 7 a.m. Friday and urday at 7 a.m. and close at 1 p.m. Exercise equipment, snow skis, snow boots, cookware, glass books, baby walker, baby carrier, pet carrier, a variety of clothes for men, women and children. Church is located on Jim Godwin Road just off Hwy. 71 between Al tha and Blountstown. For more information call 674-1230 or 6748802. Multi-family yard sale, June 1 located at 17526 NE Jane ture, dishes, home decor, bedding and more. STARSCOPE Week of June 2 ~ June 8, 2013 ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 Dont make assumptions this week, Aries. You just cant trust your gut instincts too much right now. Its better to get all of the facts and act accordingly. TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 Playing matchmaker isnt so easy, Taurus. You have to under stand when people are compat ible and when there just isnt a spark. Let this one go. GEMINI May 22/Jun 21 Gemini, you may have to pull back your focus on a problem in order to see it in a new light. Take some time away to regroup and then you can come back at full strength. CANCER Jun 22/Jul 22 A romantic relationship can be a balancing act, Cancer. You when you have to come to a compromise with your partner. LEO Jul 23/Aug 23 Leo, dont apologize if you feel like you have to go your own way this week. Even when everyone seems to be going in another di rection, sometimes you just have to set your own course. VIRGO Aug 24/Sept 22 Virgo, while others may not be able to handle the confusion this week, you are fully capable of multi-tasking and making it through unscathed. LIBRA Sept 23/Oct 23 Libra, you may feel more emotionally charged this week but you still have to think with your head and not may need to reassessed. SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22 with a practical eye. Is this really the best answer for the time being? Although you may be leaning one way, you might want to reconsider. SAGITTARIUS Nov 23/Dec 21 done this week and that cant happen when you are continually distracted. You might have to nip this one in the bud -quickly. CAPRICORN Dec 22/Jan 20 A friend needs your support more than ever, Capricorn. Go to great lengths to give this person what they need, even if it means rear ranging your schedule. AQUARIUS Jan 21/Feb 18 An email or other correspon dence from a past friend could stir up feelings you werent ready to deal with right now, Aquarius. Put this on the back burner until you are ready. PISCES Feb 19/Mar 20 Pisces, you are more interested in independence this week than hanging out in large groups. This includes hanging out with your spouse or partner. SUBSCRIBE TO THE JOURNAL $ 18 FL 32321, along with a check for $18 and well get your subscription started! PER YEAR Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Wakulla, Walton Broker Compensation Available! 10% BUYERS PREMIUM 6-5, 6-12, 6-19

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Sheriff's Log..2 Historian to speak in Altha......5 Lots of Little League fans coming to Calhoun.....5PEOPLE: Birthdays, weddings, achievements....7 Bream Tournament winners named................10Outdoors Down South: Rattlers & Gunshots....11 Obituary..........15 Job Market and Legals....17 Two charged with defrauding credit union of over $9,000by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorTwo Liberty County women who withdrew more than $9,000 from Calhoun-Liberty Credit Union in Blountstown just minutes after depositing worthless checks at the credit unions Bristol branch are facing fraud charges. Samantha Brannon, 26, was arrested May 28 and later released on $5,000 bond. Shayla Boyd, also 26, was taken into custody May 29. She was released on $7,500 bond. According to Investigator Mark Mallory of the union show that Brannon deposited a check at the Bristol branch for $6,850 on April 22 at 1 p.m. Eleven minutes later, she was at the credit union in Blountstown, where she withdrew $650. Four minutes later, she made a second withdrawal, this time for $6,000. On April 23, Boyd did the same, beginning with a $2,150.35 deposit at the credit unions Bristol branch at 9:55 a.m. Just 15 minutes later, she withdrew $2,000 from Calhoun-Liberty Credit Union in Blountstown. Both women used checks on invalid accounts with Navy Federal Credit Union. When the investigator contacted Brannon, she had received an email offering her a job to send money to different people. She said she was to receive $500 a week for her work. According to Brannon, the email said she would get a package from Fedex with a check. She was to cash the check and send the money via Western Union to three other people. She said she sent the money as instructed and kept $1,000. She said her friend Shayla got a similar email. When she found out Brannon was able to cash her check, she followed through the next day with the check she had been sent. Mallory said while he was investigating the case, Boyd made a second attempt to cash a check from the SAMANTHA BRANNON SHAYLA BOYD Sheriff arrested forofcial misconductThe records at the jail show exactly what happened in this case and the records speak the truth. The sheriff looked at the facts and said I believe in the second amendment and were not going to charge him. That is not misconduct at all. That is within the Sheriffs prerogative whether to charge someone or not. -Jimmy Judkins, attorney for Sheriff Nick Finch FDLE agents are show as they escort Liberty County Sheriff Nick Finch (in County Jail for booking Tuesday afternoon in Bristol. He was charged arrest records. He was released on his own recognizance. JOHNNY EUBANKS PHOTO Go-Kart event raises $6,454 for Ryan Flowers ScholarshipABOVE: Scotty Bailey of Kinard shows some shoe leather as he days races. See more on page 16. KAREN MORAN PHOTO CLJNews.com Bristol, FL W ednesday JUNE 5, 2013Vol. 33 No. 23 THE CALHOUNLIBERTY J OURNAL50includes tax} by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorThe Liberty County School Board voted unanimously to cancel credit cards that had been issued to Superintendent Gloria Gay Uzzell and three other administrators, including Gay Lewis, Cathy Nobles and Mary Eubanks during Tuesdays meeting in Bristol. The superintendent failed to get board approval before having the cards issued this past November, according to School Board Chairman Kyle Peddie. He said he wasnt aware the district-funded credit cards had been issued until early last month. But the fact that the superintendent got the cards was not as disturbing as what she did with it, according to observers at the standing-room only meeting. After reviewing the credit card statements, Peddie had a lot of questions about what appeared to be personal purchases. There was travel, room service charges and alcohol expenses at multiple hotels, Peddie said. The See CREDIT CARDS continued on page 2Liberty County School Superintendent Gloria Uzzell School Board Chairman Kyle Peddie Six-year-old Abby Barber stands solemnly as she holds the kids were much more spirited later in the program when they performed for their parents. See more on page 12. NIKI BARBER PHOTO TOLARS YOUNG GRADS See CREDIT UNION continued on page 2by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorLiberty County Sheriff Nick Finch was suspended from office Tuesday afternoon and charged following an investigation over allegations that he removed an arrest record mans name taken off the arrest log and had him released from custody. Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) served a search warrant the evening of Friday, May 24 that requested documents relating to the March 8 of Bristol. The investigation was launched after Deputy an arrest document from the Liberty County Jail. Hoagland had charged Parrish with carrying a concealed weapon, a third degree felony.THE ARRESTParrish was stopped at 4:24 p.m. on March 8 by LCSO Deputy Jody Hoagland, whose report said Parrish failed to stay in his lane while driving south on CR 379. Hoaglands report stated that he saw a holstered revolver lying beside the driver when he approached Parrishs Nissan pickup. The deputy asked Parrish to step out of the truck and called for backup. When he noticed an object in the drivers right front pocket, Hoagland searched him and found a loaded .25-caliber handgun with six rounds in See SHERIFF continued on page 3

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Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 5, 2013 CALHOUN COUNTY May 26 James Young, failure to appear, CCSO.May 27 Irving Adams, failure to appear (non-support), CCSO.May 30 Allen Joseph White, VOCP, CCSO.May 31Brandon Mears, littering, resisting arrest without violence, CCSO. Tracy Stacey, VOP, CCSO.June 1 Julio Vazquez-Lugo, no valid drivers license, CCSO. Roger Philmon, out of county warrant, CCSO.LIBERTY COUNTYMay 28Samantha Brannon, fraud, LCSO.May 29Shayla Cherrell Boyd, fraud (war rant), LCSO.May 31 Darrin Reddick, warrant arrest (possession of listed chemicals, at tempt to manufacture), LCSO. Issac Kent, serving weekends, LCSO. Wayne Worthington, serving week ends, LCSO. Josh Church, serving weekends, LCSO. Lamar Ridley, serving weekends, LCSO.June 2Delmos Barnes, holding for court, LCSO. John Brinson, warrant, LCSO.June 3Merina Porter, holding for CCSO, CCSO. SHERIFFS LOG arresting agency. The names above represent those charged. We remind our readers that all are presumed innocent until proven guilty.CITATIONS ISSUED: Accidents ........................................................................1 ............................................................................10 Special details Business alarms ..............................................................................2 Residential alarms ..........................................................................0 ...............................................................................48 May 27 through June 2, Quincy man sentenced as career offender on cocaine chargesTALLAHASSEE Teriel Young, 32, of Quincy, was sentenced to serve 188 months in federal prison on mul tiple charges of distributing cocaine and crack cocaine. Young was also sentenced to six years of supervised release and $400 of special monetary assessments. Young received an enhanced sentence because of his prior convictions for crimes of violence and drug traf sale of cocaine in 2002 and 2004, reing and eluding at high speed in 2008. He served two sentences in the Florida Department of Corrections, 18 months between 2004 and 2006 and 48 months Young was released from state prison in September 2011. In November of the same year, he was arrested in Gadspowder cocaine. forcement, but was subdued by a police dog. Young bonded out on state charges on December 6, 2011. Shortly there informant in Gadsden County. Young then relocated to Tallahas see. Between May and August 2012, he made three additional sales to dif grams of crack cocaine. On August 30, 2012, deputies served a search warrant at Youngs Tallahas see apartment. They recovered $1,360 in cash, 15.5 grams of powder cocaine, 2.2 grams of crack cocaine, drug re cords, and drug paraphernalia. Young was found hiding behind the headboard of a bed. U.S. Attorney Marsh praised the joint efforts of Drug Enforcement Administration, the Leon County Sheriffs partment. A small number of repeat offenders make up a great deal of law enforcements caseload, to the great detriment of the communities they live in. With this sentence, at least one of those repeat offenders will be taken off our streets for a good long time. Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael T. Simpson prosecuted this case. Sneads man pleads guilty in Federal Court for manufacturing child pornography James Fitts, 28, of Sneads, pled guilty in federal court to three criminal charges relating to the production of child pornography. During the plea hearing, Fitts admitted that, on June 21, 2012, he persuaded and coerced a child to engage in sexually explicit conduct, so that he could photograph the minor. He also admitted that, on two occasions in October 2012, he videotaped a child engaged in sexually explicit conduct. In addition, as a part of his plea agreement, Fitts admitted that he took videos and photographs of himself engaged in sex acts with a 4-year-old child. Fitts is currently scheduled to be sentenced in federal court City. He faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 15 years in prison, followed by a term of release, and a fine of up to $250,000. priority of the Department of Justice and this U.S. Attorneys Office. Our prosecutors will continue to actively investigate and charge those persons who victimize our children in this manner. This case was investigated by the Immigration and Customs Enforcements (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Jackson County Sheriffs by Assistant U.S. Attorney Gayle Littleton. This case was brought as part nationwide initiative launched by the Department of Justice in May 2006 to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse. Led by United States Attorneys Offices and the Criminal Divisions Child Exploitation and Obscenity marshals federal, state, and local resources to locate, apprehend, and prosecute individuals who exploit children via the Internet, as well as to identify and rescue victims. For more Childhood, please visit www. projectsafechildhood.gov. same fake account. That time, she pulled into the drive-thru and attempted to deposit it at the credit unions Blountstown would have to come inside to make the transaction, she drove off. Brannon said she had just $300 left from the $1,000 she had kept. She turned it over to returned the money to the credit union. Mallory said the email the women received was a scam but they tried to take advantage of it. The state attorneys office determined that the deposit in Bristol followed by the quick withdrawals in Blountstown suggested the two intended to defraud the credit union. If they had been victims, they would have put the money in the bank and left it, Mallory said. He added that the women could not produce any receipts showing they had sent the money to others as the email directed them to do. These emails are so common now, he said, indicating that the public should be aware of the likelihood that an unsolicited offer to get rich is a scam. No one gives you money for nothing, he said. If you didnt enter the Nigerian lottery, you didnt win the Nigerian lottery, he warned. I truly feel they took advantage of one of the employees at the credit union, he said, indicating the women had made the deposit with someone who may have known and trusted them. He said the credit union is considering holding checks for 10 days for customers making large deposits that are over the amount in their account.purchases included everything from a $98 exercise video to a $1,015 shopping spree at Dillards. Other questionable purchases included over $1,000 There were hotel expenses of over $2,000 after Uzzell spent several nights in Tallahassee while attending a three-day conference. She had several other hotel stays charged to the card from trips to Jacksonville and additional stays in Tallahassee. Records showed to a Tallahassee hotel as well as a hair appointment at Cost Cutters. cards. Credit card policies were scheduled to be discussed at last months board meeting but the issue was tabled. Uzzells card has a $10,000 limit with a current balance of over $12,000. The recent expenses included a $300 deposit on an upcoming Las Vegas trip. It has since been canceled. After refusing to explain her long list of purchases made at Dillards to the board chairman, Uzzell asked for a restroom break and left in the middle of the meeting. After some more discussion, the board voted to have the credit cards canceled. DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTO continued from front page continued from front page

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Come Home to Rehab Wednesday from 4-6 p.m. (CT) Blountstown Health & Rehab Phone (850) 674-4311 THURSDAY DAILY Lunch & Dinner Specials in the Harveys Shopping PlazaCall (850) 674-HILL (4455) FRIDAY SATURDAY WEDNESDAY CALL 674-HILL to place your to-go order or to hear our catering options. Dinner Specials begin at 5 p.m. CT SUNDAY R&R Tire COMPANY Phone 643-2939 10781 NW State Road 20 BRISTOL And Ready for Your BusinessCORRECTION In the May 29 edition, page 3, the child pictured receiving his diploma at the Carr Graduation Ceremony from Principal Darryl Taylor was inadvertently mis Governor Scott appoints TALLAHASSEE Tuesday, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Carl Causey as Interim Sheriff of Liberty County. Causey, 53, of Gulf Breeze, has been the Assistant Special Agent in Charge for the Pensacola Region of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement since 2010. Previously, ASAC Causey served 11 years worked in patrol and investigations. Causey served Department of Law Enforcement from 1993 to 1996, and as an agent in the Pensacola Regional Operations Center from 1996 to 2007. In 2007, he was promoted to Special Agent Supervisor over the Major Crimes Squad. He received his bachelors degree in criminal justice from Troy State University. Causey will serve the families of Liberty County well during this interim term. Causey replaces suspended Liberty County Sheriff Nick Finch, and is appointed for a term beginning June 4, 2013, and ending July 4, 2013. JUNE 5, 2013 / THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY JOURNAL Page 3 the magazine and one in the chamber. The safety was off. The vehicle was turned over to a passenger and Parrish was taken to jail, where he was charged with carrying a concealed Two hours later, the sheriff dropped the charge and released Parrish on his own recognizance after verifying he had one previous felony arrest but no conviction. Hoagland resigned May 2 and is now working in Jackson County. Finch reportedly denied Hoaglands request to remain as a reserve deputy DOCUMENTS TAKENThe warrant stated that FDLE had probable cause to believe laws relating to Official Misconduct had been violated, citing Florida Statute 838.022, which relates to covering up and destroying documents. FDLE agents took a page from the Liberty County Jail Record, a seven-page event report on the Parrish arrest, a page from the sheriffs office control room log and a page from the jails booking log when they searched his offices a week and a half ago, according to an inventory made on May 24. Eight LCSO employees were subpoenaed and interviewed by FDLE last Thursday. The list included Finchs two top men, Capt. Wes Harsey and Capt. Tim Partridge, Jail Administrator Reggie Ethridge, Investigator Mark Mallory, Sgt. Lisa Smith, Buddy Money and Deputies David Black and Darrell Johnson. All were asked about the sheriffs actions regarding the Parrishs arrest. Sgt. Smith told FDLE the arrest, entered the details into the computer log sheet system and handwrote Parrishs name on the jail log. Parrish was in a holding cell and Hoagland left. She said the sheriff then came in with Parrishs brother, Bob Parrish. After the two spoke with Parrish in the holding cell, Smith told her he was to be released and no charges hand, left the jail along with the Parrish brothers at 8 p.m. Smith said that was the last time she saw FDLE Inspector Tom McGraw asked about two lines of the jail log that had been covered with White Out, with other names written in. Smith didnt recall if she had blocked out Parrishs name but said if she did, it would have been at the direction of the sheriff.ATTORNEY DENIES MISCONDUCTA source close to the sheriff said Finch didnt believe it was a good charge based on the law. Finchs attorney, Jimmy Judkins of Tallahassee, issued this statement Tuesday evening: The records at the jail show exactly what happened in this case and the records speak the truth. The sheriff looked at the facts and said I believe in the second amendment and were not going to charge him. That is not misconduct at all. That is within the Sheriffs prerogative whether to charge someone or not. SHERIFF continued from the front page

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Girl Scout Troop 30 Juniors would like to thank everyone for coming out to the Dog Park Grand Opening. Nine girls were able to earn their Bronze Awards, which is the highest award Junior Girl Scouts can earn. Without the help of the following people and the entire Calhoun County community and surrounding areas this Dog Park would not have been possible: Brittney Wooten, Bruce and Bryan Anders, Carolyn Fowler, Charles and Christina Carpenter, Calhoun County Concrete, Harveys, Hatcher Shave Ice, Hungry Howies, Jack Roots, Lightening Graphics, Lowes, Party Blasters LLC, Piggly Wiggly, Rotary Club, Subway, Tatum's Hardware and Supply, Tim Jenks, Town of Altha, Waldorff Ace Hardware, Walmart and all the parent volunteers. Girl Scout Troop 30 Juniors We would like to thank Walker Elec tric and River Town Grill, Harveys and Ramseys Piggly Wiggly for their generous donations of food for Saturdays Go-Kart race to raise money for the Ryan Flowers Memorial Scholarship Fund. A great big thank you Jon Jon Cauley (and his hunting buddies) for getting most Norman Nunnery, Brad Bailey and Jon Jon for cooking for us all day Saturday. We appreciate everyone else who helped us get ready for the event and worked tirelessly all day Saturday to make it happen. We extend our thanks to the Calhoun County Sheriffs came out to help with parking and security for the event. Thank you all for attending and mak ing this a success. The family of Tom B. Arnold would like to give a special thank you for your sympathy. We thank each and every one of you. We also want to thank Pastor Kyle Peddie and his church. While there are too many people to name, we thank everyone who gave of their time to visit our family. The Teen Outreach Program at Liberty County High School would like to say thank you for all those who came to the rial Day. Because of your participation and support we were able to complete what we set out to do. Thank you so much. Page 4 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 5, 2013 The Liberty County Senior Citizens Association has scheduled the following events for the month of June Thursday, June 6 This weeks shopping trip is at the Bristol Piggly Wiggly. Tuesday, June 11 at 10 a.m. at the Hosford Senior Center We will have Senior Chair Exercises and Crafts. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Friday, June 7 to arrange for Transit to pick you up. Wednesday, June 12 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Hosford Senior Center There will be a repre sentative available to discuss the services provided by and through Liberty County Senior Citizens. Anyone who is interested in receiving services or participating with some of our events is welcome to talk with the Representative. Transportation to the center can be ar ranged with Liberty County Transit by calling no later than 3 p.m. Friday, June 7. Thursday, June 13 at 11 a.m. Bristol Senior time with Heidi from Gentivia Home Health. Heidi will lead another session of senior fun time using the games from a Minute to Win exercises. Call Liberty Transit no later than 3 p.m. Monday, June 10 to arrange your Transit ride. Thursday, June 13 Get ready for your shopping trip at Wal-Mart in Tallahassee. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, June 10 to arrange your transportation. Monday, June 17 at 7 p.m. The Liberty County Senior Citizens Board of Directors will meet at the Hosford Senior Center. The Public is welcome to attend. Tuesday, June 18 at 11 a.m. at the Hosford Senior Center Cindy from Blountstown Health and Rehab will be there for another exciting day of Bingo and Prizes. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Thursday, June 13 for transportation to the Center. Thursday, June 20 at 11 a.m. The Bristol Senior Citizens Center will host another Bingo Day. Lunch will include something extra in addition to the regular meal. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, June 17 to arrange for Transit to pick you up. Thursday, June 20 This weeks shopping trip is at our own Piggly Wiggly. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, June 17 for transportation arrangements. Monday, June 24 at 10:30 a.m. at the Hosford Senior Center We will participate in Senior Chair Exercises and some fun Crafts. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Thursday, June 20 to arrange your transportation to the Center. Thursday, June 27 The shopping trip and lunch will be in Marianna. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, June 24 to reserve your Transit ride. Wednesday, July 3 at 10:30 a.m. The Bristol Senior Citizens Center will host a fun July 4 celebration. For more information, call 643-5690. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Friday, June 28 to reserve your Transit ride. Liberty County Senior Citizens June events to include special July 4 celebration, shopping, exercises and Board of Directors meeting Call George Ross or Tim Flanders at (850) 674-2482 or (850) 447-0898Licensed ~~ BLOUNTSTOWN ~~ Insured *Air Condition *Furnaces *Water Heaters *Electrical *Refrigerators *Rubber Roofs *Hitches *Awnings *Slide-out Repair *Floor RepairRV COLLISION CENTER MOBILE SERVICE AVAILABLE Big River RV MONTHLY $899installed Cataracts? Smart Lenses SM Close-up, Far away & In-between CALL TODAY for a Smart Lens Evaluation Mullis Eye Institute 4320 5th Ave. Marianna(2 Blks from Jackson Hospital) Full Service Florist/Gift Shop Back Corner Florist in Stricklands Hardware (850) 643-2336SR 20 in Bristol Big Moes HWY. 20 WW BLOUNTSTOWN Pool Tournament THURS & FRIDAY Food to Order Every nightBuy,sell and trade with an ad in The JournalGLORY HILL HOLINESS CHURCH Glory Hill Holiness Church will be holding Camp Meeting June 9 14. Home coming services will begin on Sunday, June 9 at 10 a.m. with nightly singing at 6 p.m. and evening services at 7 p.m. Breakfast and lunch will be served daily Monday through Friday and refreshments will be sold after the nightly services. Various speakers are scheduled for the morning and evening services. You are invited to come and be a part of this week of services. The church is located 5 miles North of Clarksville on Highway 73. For more information call (850) 762-8301. CHIPOLA COMMUNITY CHURCH Chipola Community Church will be having an indoor yard sale in the fellowship hall, on Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 8. Doors will open at 7 a.m. Friday and close at 4 p.m. and Saturday at 7 a.m. and close at 1 p.m. There will be many items including exercise equipment, snow skis and snow boots, cookware, glassware, VHS tapes, cds and dvds, books, baby walker, baby carrier, pet carrier, and many different size clothes for men, women, boys, girls, and infants. There are too many items to name them all. The church is located on Jim Godwin Road just off Hwy. 71 between Altha and Blountstown. For more information call 674-1230 or 674-8802. HILLCREST BAPTIST CHURCH This Saturday, June 8, beginning at 7:30 a.m. Hillcrest Baptist Church will be having a garage sale. A variety of items will be available for sale. Proceeds from the sales will go towards the purchase of adjoining property. Also on Saturday, the youth will be having a bake sale. Beginning at 11 a.m. they will be selling Pulled Pork plates at $6 a plate as a fundraiser for their summer activities. Come join us on Saturday. We are located 5 miles West of Sheltons Corner on CR 274. We also want to invite you to join us on Sundays. Sunday School starts at 10 a.m. and the morning Worship Service at 11 a.m. We look forward to see ing you! CLARKSVILLE BAP TIST CHURCH Clarksville Baptist Church is announcing the celebration of Homecoming on Sunday, June 9. All members, former members and friends are invited. Services will begin at 10 a.m. Singing will be performed by The Sheila Smith Trio and the guest speaker will be Fred Cook, former pastor of Clarksville Baptist Church. Bring a dish and join us for dinner on the grounds immediately following morning services. The church is located at 16207 Demont Road in Clarksville. For more information call 674-7078. NEWS FROM THE PEWS Notes of Thanks

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JUNE 5, 2013 / THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY JOURNAL Page 5 The Calhoun-Liberty Journal is published each Wednesday by the Liberty Journal Inc., Summers Road, P.O. Box 536, Bristol, FL 32321. Annual subscriptions are $18. Periodicals postage paid at Bristol, FLPOSTMASTER: Send address corrections to: P.O. Box 536, Bristol, FL 32321. (USPS 012367) Summers RoadLocated at 11493 NW Summers Road in Bristol MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. Box 536, Bristol, FL 32321 TELEPHONE (850) 643-3333 Fax (888) 400-5810 EMAIL: thejournal@fairpoint.net ADS: cljads@fairpoint.net JOURNAL STAFFJohnny Eubanks...................Publisher Teresa Eubanks........................ Editor Sandra Brown...................Bookkeeper Debbie Duggar...................AdvertisingOFFICE HOURS: 9 a.m. 6 p.m. M-FTHE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Visit us on Facebook at CLJNews Thats how many copies of The Calhoun-Liberty Journal were distributed last week, ensuring plenty of coverage for your announcements and great response for our business advertisers! 5,335 Wednesday, June 5 Thursday June 6 Friday, June 7TODAYS MEETINGS, 7 p.m., Calhoun County Old Ag Bldg. east door, in front of jail TODAYS MEETINGSAA, 7 p.m., basement of Calhoun Courthouse Bristol Girl Scout Troop #303, 6:30 p.m., The Club 6 p.m., Altha Town Hall 7 p.m., Fire House 6 p.m., St. Paul AME Church in Blountstown at 10 a.m. at Emergency Management Building. 6 p.m. in Courtroom 7 p.m. at Fire House Monday, June 10 Sunday, June 9TODAYS MEETINGS7 p.m., 5-8 p.m. (CT), WT Neal Civic Center, Blountstown 6:30 p.m., City Hall 8-12 p.m. at the Legion Hall in Btown Reading Program AGES PRE K K Harrell Memorial Library from 2 3 p.m. CRAFT DAY Harrell Memorial Library 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 11 Saturday, June 8 CRAFT DAY DIG IINTO REAdDING Ages 6+, 2-3 p.m. Group, 6 p.m., W.T. Neal Civic Center TODAYS MEETINGS 7 p.m., Altha VFD AA, 6 p.m., Altha Community Center 6 p.m., City Hall 6 p.m., City Council Room on Angle St. 7 p.m., Apalachee Restaurant 7 p.m., Dixie Lodge in Blountstown 7 p.m., LC School Board Meeting Room 7 p.m., Bristol City Hall 7-8 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, HosfordTrain Day Veterans Memorial Park11 a.m. to 3 p.m. STOrR Y TTIME Hosford Library 10:30 to 11 a.m. JUNE 9 15 BIRTHDAY Janessa Edwards BIRTHDAYS Kelli Flournoy, Anna Brock Chason BIRTHDAYS Dot Henderson Strong, Whitney Edwards, Karen Tucker BIRTHDAYS ~ Margie Kimbrel, Carla Hand, Melissa Whittington BIRTHDAYS ~ Rachel Macy Bodiford, Scotty Norris BIRTHDAYS ~ Donna Dawsey, Nic Cain BIRTHDAYS ~ Jolene Schmarje, Jayne Foran, Jimmy Lewis The annual Pitts-Griffin-LolliePickron Reunion will be held on Sat urday, June 8 at the Kinard Community Center, Kinard. Please bring a covered dish for shar ing. Also, bring any family pictures and/or genealogy information you wish to share. Please contact Bob Pickron at (850) 643 5405 for more information. Pickron Reunion set for June 8 at Kinard Community Center Bristol on June 11 The Benavia Jenkins Volleyball Camp is set for June 17-19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. No lunch will be provided, parents must arrange for participants lunch. Cost for the camp is $150. Benavia Jenkins is a professional volleyball player and was an AllAmerican at the University of Florida. This camp is open to middle school and high school students. Please call Tanya Durham at 643-6105 or email if you plan to attend by Friday, June 7. Free Women's Health Seminar in BristolThe Calhoun-Liberty County Health Dept. in conjunction with the Florida Dept. of Health is sponsoring their annual Women's Health Seminar on Friday, June 7. It will start at 10 a.m. and end around 2 p.m. Eastern time at the Veterans Memorial Civic Center in Bristol. Enjoy complimentary lunch, make overs, doorprizes, manicures, and massages! The free seminar will focus on a variety of health-related topics, For more information, contact Susan Calhoun County will welcome more than 1,000 visitors as 19 little league baseball teams take to Sam Atkins Park for the District 5 All-Star Tourna ment. The double-elimination tourney will kick On June 17 21, Liberty County youth will join Cal 4-H Camp Timpoochee. These youth will reunite with old friends while making new ones while they enjoy kayaking, snorkeling, dancing, science, shooting sports as well as many other fun educational activities. This week of 4-H Camp proves to be the highlight of the summer for these youth. Camp Timpoochee is nestled on the shores of the picturesque Choctawhatchee Bay, located in Niceville. It offers comfortable lodging for the youth, a dining pavilion for basketball and a Marine Education Center where the youth will learn about the bay and livings environment for plenty of outdoor fun. The staff at Camp Timpoochee will encourage the new friends. All activities and educational programs are taught or led by University of Florida 4-H Staff. Ages are 8-12 years old as of Sept. 1, 2012. Camp fee is $230. For more information please contact our packet. Deadline is Friday, June 7 at 5 p.m. Liberty County 4-H will also be offering four day camps this summer and they are $20 per camp. Ages are 8 12 as of Sept. 1, 2012. These camps will consist of: 25 26 To register for these camps you must come by the If you would like to sponsor a child to camp please 10 a.m., Veterans Civic Center BristolSons of Confederate Veterans, Camp 2212 and the Order of Confederate Rose, Chapter 23 would Southern history of the Calhoun County Area to a Meet and Greet at the Altha Community Center on Saturday, June 15 from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Admission is free. The purpose of this event is to bring knowledge to the community about the Sons of Confederate Southern writer, historian Dale Cox to speak at Altha Community Center June 15Veterans Or ganization, the Order of Confederate Rose and the period of his tory during the War between the States. Barbecue plates with slaw, baked beans along with bread and dessert will be available for a donation of $6 per plate. Camp and OCR Members will be available to assist with Family History Research. place with lots of fun for the entire family. Various re-enactors dressed in period attire of the 1860s will be pre senting a variety of demonstrations throughout the day. The keynote speaker for this event will be Southern writer and local hisAt 2 p.m. he will share information and discuss the events of the War Between the States and the effect it had on Calhoun County. Several books that he has written in reference to the surrounding areas will be available for purchase and signing. He is the author of numerous books, including: DALE COXinformation for a coupon or special offer, just email Kristy@calhounco.org. Please help us make this tournament a success for Calhoun County! off Saturday, June 8, and run through the week. The Chamber of Commerce is put ting together bags with local informa tion that might be helpful to guests for each head coach. Coaches will then distribute the information/offers to their team. The Chamber has prepared a list of all Chamber-member stores, restaurants, retailers, or service providers that may be helpful to guests. Enough lists for each player will be put in the coachs bags. If you have a brochure, promotional item, coupon, or other information that would be helpful to those visiting our area please let us know! Use this opportunity to highlight your business or service! We can help with creating coupons, or special offers. A total of 19 bags will be put together. If you dont have enough items for each kid on each team (estimate of 250 total), then consider adding just enough for coaches (total of 30-40). DEADLINE: Bags will be as sembled Thursday, June 6. To give The Apalachee Regional Planning Council announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited. The Liberty County Transportation Disadvantaged Coordinating Board will meet on Tuesday, June 11 at 2 p.m. (ET), at the Veterans Memorial Park Civic Center, 10405 NW Theo Jacobs Way, Bristol. In addition to its regular business, the agenda will include approval of the Service Plan update.

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Page 6 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 5, 2013 A large selection of new and used cars are now available at Chipola Ford in Marianna!Ronnie Coley personally invites you to visit him any time Monday thru Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Questions? Give him a call at (850)482-4043. HE IS WAITING FOR YOUR CALL! Chipola *Lifetime Warranty on Repairs *Will pay up to $500 of your deductible *Over 75 years combined experienceTNTTOBY GARNETT, OWNER Collision Center CORLETTS LR FREE EESTIMATES Michael Corlett (850) 643-7062 Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers that they have until Thursday, August 1, to nominate eligible can didates to serve on local FSA county committees. form is Thursday, August 1, please get involved this year and nominate the candidate of your choice, or nominate yourself to serve on your local county committee. This is your opportunity to have a say in how federal programs are delivered in your county. FSA county committees help local farmers through their decisions on com modity price support loans, conservation programs and disaster programs, and by working closely with county executive directors. county committee member, individuals must participate or cooperate in a program administered by FSA, be eligible to vote in a county committee election and live in the local administrative area where they are running. A complete list of eligibility requirements, more information and nomination forms are available at www.fsa.usda.gov/ elections. All nominees must sign the nomina tion form FSA-699A. All nomination forms for the 2013 election must be postmarked or received in the local USDA Service Center by close of business on August 1. Ballots will be mailed to eligible voters by November 4 and are due back to the local USDA Service Centers on December 2. The newly elected county committee mem USDA is an equal opportunity pro Governor Scott, DEP urges preparation for the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane SeasonTALLAHASSEE The Atlantic hurricane season Department of Environmental Protection reminds Floridians that now is the time to prepare by ensur ing all hazardous materials are properly secured and stored. In addition to the devastation a storm causes on a community, high winds and water levels can cause the release of pollutants into the environment. Boats fuels, oils and other chemicals into the environment. Governor Rick Scott said, Saturday marks the of predicted to be a slow season, but with three weather events impacting Florida, as well as the landfall of the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew, a hurricane that devastated many Florida communities and changed the way we prepare and respond to a disaster. Following the storm, the world witnessed the resilience of Floridas citizens as we recovered and rebuilt our communities. Weve worked to keep Florida families safe by investing more than $22 million this year in state and federal funding to ensure this community is protected as best possible for hurricanes. Preparing for the upcoming hurricane season should be a priority for every Florida family and thats why its so importance families critical life saving tips. If potentially hazardous materials are left unsecured or are secured in a low-lying area that can be exposed if or safety hazards during a powerful storm. Hazardous materials left near windows can easily become exposed as well. These materials should be stored in accordance with manufacturer's directions as well as state or federal regulations. Placing materials on secured shelving can limit the likelihood of spillage. Predictions for the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season indicate the likelihood of a busy season with a greater than normal chance of impacts in Florida, said Gwen sponse. Private citizens, businesses and organizations should take the opportunity to minimize their hazardous material holdings before the season and secure necessary hazardous substances to reduce the possibility of an inadvertent spill that could threaten the safety of people and the environment." The Department suggests checking your garages, sheds, boats and other recreational vehicles to identify any unwanted household hazardous waste. It is best to properly dispose of these materials, rather than having to be concerned with storing them should a hurricane approach the state. Material may be disposed of accord ing to manufacturer's guidelines on the container or at a county household hazardous waste facility. Attention to hazardous materials before a storm arrives can help protect your family, property and Florida's environment after the storm passes. Visit DEP's Hazardous Waste tion about disposing of waste. Last year, Tropical Storms Debby and Beryl and Hurricanes Isaac and Sandy reminded Floridians the impacts tropical systems can have on our communities, said Bryan W. Koon, Director of the Florida Division of Emergency Management. The start of this years hurricane season is an excellent reminder for all Flo ridians to review their family and business emergency plans and disaster supply kits and learn what they can do to be prepared for this season. Warmer-than-average water temperatures in the tropical Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea, as well as El Nio is not being expected to develop and suppress hurricane formation have lead to predictions of a very active 2013 hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has predicted a 70 percent chance of 13 to 20 named storms, with between 7 and 11 of those becoming hurricanes; 3 to 6 becoming category 3 or higher hurricanes. Hazardous materials that should be properly disposed of or stored securely: Storm preparation tips for boat owners: fuel, oils and cleaners. Either properly dispose or store securely. the water and onto the upland. If this is not possible, move vessel out of slips and into open or highly pro tected waters. should be secured with extra safety lines. Boats in the water should be secured with extra lines and additional fenders. gear and equipment. prevent water intrusion. prepared for all possibilities. This includes storing adequate water, gasoline and non-perishable foods. Other hurricane preparedness tips are provided by the Florida Division of Emergency Management. Know Your Zone to prepare for the 2013 Hurricane Season TALLAHASSEE In preparation for the start of the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane all Floridians to Know Your Zone. Knowing your evacuation, storm surge, and a hurricane. you is an important part of preparing for hurricane season, said FDEM Director Bryan W. Koon. When you plan for and mitigate these hazards, you can lessen the impact a storm may have on you and your family. Evacuation zones are designated by local emergency management agencies, and give guidance on when certain areas should or are required to evacuate prior to a hurricane making landfall. It is important that residents of coastal counties know their evacuation zone, as well as the route they should take should they need to evacuate. ians should be prepared for possible effects to themselves and their communities. mation on the Florida Division of Emergency Management and to GET A PLAN!, visit www.FloridaDisaster.org. Follow us on Twitter at @FLSERT and on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/FloridaSERT and www.Facebook.com/KidsGetAPlan. ITS VERY WISE TO ADVERTISEin the Calhoun-Liberty JOURNAL and... Call 850-643-3333 Fax 888-400-5810 CLJ N ews.COM Email:thejournal@fairpoint.net

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JUNE 5, 2013 / THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY JOURNAL Page 7 TATE GRIFFIN BROCK AVA ROSE SYKES Mr. and Mrs. Martin Harris of Boni fay and Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Revell of Bristol would like to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Haylee Nicole Harris and James Lee Eubanks Revell. Haylee is a 2012 graduate of Holmes County High School and is currently enrolled at Chipola College, majoring in Business Management. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Summerlin of Bonifay, the late Dowling Harris of Caryville and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Anderson of Westville. Jimmy Lee is a 2011 graduate of Liberty County High School and is Services of Hosford. He is the grandson of Iris Eubanks, the late Wilhoit Fiddler Eubanks, Roslynn Snipes and Jack Revell, all of Bristol. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 15 at 4:30 p.m. at the Dogwood Lakes Country Club in Bonifay. All family and friends are invited to attend. Attire will be casual. Haylee Harris, Jimmy Revell to exchange vows June 15 at Country Club in Bonifay CAYSON ADAM BROXTON birthdays birth wedding BATON ROUGE, LA -The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is pleased to announce that Errol initiated into Phi Kappa Phi the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all initiated at Troy University. 32,000 students, faculty, profes sional staff and alumni to be initi ated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by invitation and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors, having at least 72 semester hours, are eligible for membership. Gradu ate students in the top 10 percent of the number of candidates for graduate degrees may also qualify, as do faculty, professional staff, and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction. Founded in 1897 at the University of Maine and headquartered in Baton Rouge, LA, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline honor society. The Society has chapters on more than 300 college and university campuses in North America and the Philippines. Its mission is "To recognize and engage the community of scholars in service to others." Achievements Tommy Futch has been invited to the NU Ultimate 100 Camp. We are very proud of Tommy and couldn't be happier that he is being awarded this opportunity, said his mother, Michele Futch. Tommy re ally wants to play football in college and has been working hard towards that goal. Playing at a small rural high school (Blountstown H.S.) doesn't help with the recognition that the big ger high schools players in the state enjoy, so being invited to a camp like this really can boost Last Sunday, May 26, his dad, Garry Futch, took Tommy to Winder, GA to participate in a NU Combine. It was based on the results of this combine and his talent demonstrated in the one-on-one drills that he Ultimate 100 Camp on Sunday, June 16 in Marietta, GA. Tommy plays offensive and defensive line for the Blountstown Tigers. His football highlights include: won, Started 6 games at O.T. and 4 games at D.T. Team was Florida District 4 class 1A Champions. Won, Started 12 games at center and snapped for goals. player of the week vs. Marianna (4A team), Most Improved Lineman. Team was Florida District 4 class 1A runners-up. Tommy is the son of Garry and Michele Futch of Blountstown. Both Garry and Michele are graduates of Florida State University. Garry played football for Bobby Bowden from 1978 to 1981. Tommy Futch of Blountstown High invited to NU Ultimate 100 Camp in Georgia June 16 Jimmy Brown LCHS Valedictorian Love, Your family

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WASHINGTON President Obamas overarching foreign policy goal is to extricate the country from Afghanistan, and not get his admin istration pulled into another war where U.S. national interests are not directly involved. He did manage to end U.S. involvement in the war in Iraq, but critics say he over-learned the les son of there, which is why hes reluctant to intervene in Syria. Iraq, which was a bulwark against Iran, is now its virtual ally. Meanwhile Iraqi Shiites and Sunnis in Iraq, the civil war in Syria, and Iranian-backed Hezbollahs control of Lebanon are increasing Irans hegemony over the region. The Iranians learned the value of surrogates from the Vietnam War where North Vietnam was supplied by the Soviet Union and from the Soviet-Afghan War where Mujahedeen rebels were supplied by the United States. Now Iran, through its support of Nouri al-Maliki in Iraq, Bashar al-Assad in Syria, and the Hezbollah in Lebanon, has created multicountry surrogates that oppose the interests of the U.S. and its allies in the Middle East. All this has created a conundrum for Obama. Originally, it was thought the Syrian rebels were too weak and too disunited to prevail. Then, the joined the rebels. Atrocities from both sides ensued, and refugees began pouring over the Turkish and Jordanian borders. Now, there is news that the Rus sian government is delivering 20,000 Kalashnikov to Assad, and that the Lebanon-based Hezbollah terrorist organization has gotten more actively in to assist the Assad regime Pressure has mounted for the U.S., its allies, and the U.N. to at least alleviate the humanitarian crisis. But Obama is not about to allow any aid to stand by while arch-enemy Hezbollah intervenes in Syria. Add to this the big-picture problem of Iran. Irans nuclear program combined with its increasthat country ever more powerful. As a result, staying out of Syria completely is not feasible politically or substantively for the huge disadvantage against the Assad regime, and have been pressing the Obama administration to deliver more le thal weaponry, namely but the administration has so far refused fearing that these weapons could end up in the wrong hands. Instead, it is supplying non-lethal aid, materials that aid in war making but are not directly involved in the killing, a distinction without much of a differ ence except for those on the receiving end. Senator John McCain, R-Ariz., was just in Syria over Memorial Day weekend meeting with rebel groups, and he continues to press the administra tion for more assistance. But between Obamas resistance and the wariness of the American public ministration will respond with anything nearly as robust as what the Russians are supplying. Meanwhile, the convening of an international peace conference sponsored by the U.S. and Russia was touted as a major breakthrough by Secretary of State John Kerry. Its still on the drawing board, but no date has been set, and its unlikely anything will get underway before July, if then. Various fac tions in the uprising are arguing among themselves about whether to attend, and who should attend, revealing how fractured the opposition is as it atAssad government. In the end, U.S. arms are unlikely to be delivered to the rebels, and the peace conference is likely to fail. But an Assad victory would be a victory for Iran, and that is unacceptable. This leaves the possibility would even the odds for the rebels, who have no air force. Further, the U.S. is undoubtedly engag ing in extensive covert activity to undermine and rebels. But if these efforts are not implemented or they fail, the objective will remain: Assad, Iranian from Syria one way or another. Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 5, 2013 COMMENTARY WASHINGTONMERRY-GO-ROUNDby Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift Late Night Laughs A RECAP OF RECENT OBSERVATIONS BY LATE NIGHT TV HOSTS.Pressure mounts with Iran in Syria A new study found that drinking soda is just as bad for your teeth as using meth. However, soda is still less likely to make you live under a bridge with a guy named Snake. JIMMY FALLONPresident Obama says he is renewing his ef forts to close Guantanamo Bay. How about closing the IRS? Why dont we do that? How about shipping the IRS to Guantanamo Bay? JAY LENONew York City always has something going on. And you know what it is right now? The bikesharing program. You get on a bike, you ride it, and then a half hour later you pass it to some body else. And if youre lucky, you wont need antibiotics. DAVID LETTERMAN Disneyland has raised the price of admission to $92. Thats a lot of money. Maybe theyll use it to buy Donald Duck some pants. CRAIG FERGUSON This week President Obama is going to be engaged in high-level talks with the president of China. Yes, President Obamas message to Chi na is going to be, I swear well have the money for you by Tuesday. CONAN OBRIENMany Republicans want President Obama seemed to contradict himself under oath. When asked if hes worried, Holder said, Yes. I mean, no. JIMMY FALLONA man in California received 11 pounds of marijuana in the mail by mistake. At least he did the right thing. He called the police and told them marijuana. CRAIG FERGUSON scary. But Governor Jerry Brown has it under control. He said he is going to tax and regulate state. JAY LENOKim Kardashian is having a baby, and they an nounced that it was a baby girl, and they made the announcement on their reality show. The Kardashians are now pleading with the public to respect their never-ending pursuit of self-promo tion. DAVID LETTERMANIn Pakistan, the Talibans No. 2 man has been killed by an American drone. In a related story, today the Talibans No. 3 man said hes stepping down to spend more time with his family. JAY LENOCNN is denying rumors that its phasing out Wolf Blitzer. In fact, according to Larry King, Wolf has a good 70 years left. That kids just getting started. CONAN OBRIENThe Supreme Court ruled that police have the right to take DNA samples. Every time theres new technology in law enforcement, people get ing when it started in the late 1800s. Ill have to ask Larry King. He was probably around then. CRAIG FERGUSONStarbucks is now banning smoking within 25 feet of its stores. It will get even worse for smok ers once they realize every Starbucks is about 25 feet from another Starbucks. JIMMY FALLON

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JUNE 5, 2013 / THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY JOURNAL Page 9 F R O MJEMISON HEATING & COOLING Lic RM14160924 CALL BETH EUBANKS, Your Tupperware Consultant (850) 643-2498 or (850) 570-0235 T upperware FREEZER MATESOrganize your freezer and save money with stackable Freezer Mates containers. Get ready for the crops to come in from the garden. Owner: Karen Moran KAREN MORAN PHOTOSacre bleu! French intellectuals and politicians are coming to grips this week with an awkward fact: The English language is the de facto global standard in an increasing number of areas central to modern life. The French language, by contrast, is beginning to look a little provincial. Despite the immense pride that many in France have in their language, a bill is currently under debate in their National Assembly to permit English to be used for in struction at universities. A 1994 law requires that only French be spoken at any school in the country, although the country's elite "grande ecoles," which are the equivalent in many ways of the Ivy League, have taught classes in English for years without serious governmental repercussions. Unsurprisingly, the pro posal is not universally popular. French teachers unions threatened to walk out in protest. The Academie Francaise, guardian of the spiritual and aesthetic beauty of the French language, came out aggressively against the proposed law. For them, permitting the use of Eng lish would be a thin edge of the wedge. Many critics have voiced their concern that this concession would open the floodgates for an insidious tidal wave of Anglo-American linguistic flotsam and jetsam that would undermine the French language and, therefore, the country's cultural heritage. Underlying this proposal is the desire to make French universities more attractive to international students. With English such a popular second language in China and India and other important developing countries around the world, many students looking to study abroad, at either the undergraduate level or the graduate level, will be drawn to institutions that offer coursework in English. France has seen a peal to foreign students, and the minister for higher edu cation, Genevieve Fioraso, hopes that this measure will reverse the trend. There was a time when French had a commanding place in the world. It was the language of diplomacy, high culture and, of course, love. Learning French was seen as a demonstration that you in life and had a sophisti cated perspective. In many ways, the Anglo-American hegemony that so threatens the current French elite emanates from countries that have romanticized France and its language more so than much of the rest of the world. Many of the Founding Fathers at the time of the Revolution spoke French as a sign of their learning and intellect. One of the most decisive events in the history of England was the Norman conquest, when a Frenchspeaking aristocracy was grafted on top of a pragmatic Saxon population. Today, however, the world is driven by more immediate and mundane concerns than in decades and centuries past. Wouldbe computer programmers and mechanical engineers and cancer researchers from Asia are not looking to sit around a salon and discuss Proust. They are looking to master their subject areas and position themselves in the best way possible for a lucrative job in a modern, globalized economy. In that light, French cant disadvantage to their counterparts elsewhere who offer international students the opportunity to study in -and ultimately master -English. Practi cal arguments such as this have their supporters. Even the left-wing newspaper Liberation demonstrated its support of the contro versial bill by using only English on its front page. The fear, however, is that French students would eventually face entire degree programs taught in English and that the French teachers would be more readily replaced by eager English speakers. behind the emotional debate that has broken out over the language issue is an intense insecurity about the place of France in the modern world. Laws requiring the manda tory use of French are a clear recognition that without the force of law, individual choice would drive students and teachers toward other languages. The purpose of the law is to override those choices. The Internet has acceler ated the growth of English as an imperfect but effective means of international com munication. The triumph of "email," "webcam" and "hashtag" over their Acad emie Francaise-imposed translations of "courriel," "cybercamera" and "motdiese" demonstrates that topdown regimes are growing more and more ineffective in a world where bottom-up changes and developments can quickly go viral. One could argue that the real strength of English has been its adaptability and malleability over the years. No "Academy of English" could ever attempt to sit in judgment on the twists and turns that this language experiences as it evolves every day in response to its changing environment. As a result, English is ultimately at the service of whoever chooses to speak it, as opposed to attempting to subject its users to rigor ous rules and restrictions. In that regard, its popular ity and its effectiveness are intertwined. Simply put, English works. Timothy Spangler is a writer and commentator who divides his time between Los Angeles and London. His radio show, "The Bigger Picture with Timothy Spangler," airs every Sunday night from 10 p.m. to midnight Pa FIRST PLACE

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Page 10 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 5, 2013 OUTDOORS EDDIE NOBLES LAND CLEARING Call Eddie Nobles at (850) 447-0449 or Chas at 447-0849Located in Bristol Land clearing, excavation and root raking: stopped in your tracks. brand tires ACCEPTING NNEW PPaA TIENTS www.bristoldentalclinic.com DENTURE LAB ON PREMISESSame-Day Service on Repairs & RelinesBristol Dental Clinic Latest Country Charted songs & your favorite oldies.WPHK Radio K-102.7 FMWYBT Radio Y-1000 AM Liberty Post & Barn Pole Inc. Phone (850) 643-5995WE'VE GOT THE FENCE POSTS TO MEET YOUR NEEDS.SPECIALTYPOSTS1/4 rounds 1/2 rounds Every hunter knows you have a better chance of of hunting season. Thats why many of us enjoy hunt ing the archery and muzzleloading gun seasons and gun season. of Floridas wildlife management areas (WMAs) require A quota is the maximum number of hunters allowed Conservation Commissions (FWC) Quota Hunt Pro are issued by random drawing. The to get em in. Two of these quota hunts are unique to south Florida. to hunt out of an airboat on Everglades and Francis S. Taylor WMA in Broward and Miami-Dade counties. on Rotenberger or Holey Land WMAs in Palm Beach The FWC offers youth deer hunts on and on Andrews WMA in Levy County. If you have children between the ages of allowed on the area. even if the area doesnt allow for ex a single bag limit. two youths hunting. The adult may not hunt without taking along a kid. can be found at MyFWC.com/License by clicking on Limited Entry/Quota Hunts and then looking under Quota Hunts. The random drawings to decide who gets these quota account at License.MyFWC.com to view your results. next to the hunt you wish to turn in. reissued every Tuesday throughout the season after Outta the WOODS Tony Young is the media relations coordi nator for the FWCs Division of Hunting and Game Management. You can reach him at Tony.Young@MyFWC.com.BY TONY YOUNG Stokes wins Bream Fishing Tournament

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JUNE 5, 2013 / THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY JOURNAL Page 11 rivertowninsurance@hotmail.com Rivertown INSURANCE MELISSA PITTS Owner/Agent Call or come by today for a Quick Quote at 674-1520Located at the red light where the former !El seguro de automovil vendio aqui! Home of the A little out of the way, A lot less to payFamily Coastal Seafood Restaurant WERE OPEN Come see us for the best seafood and prices around for a really great meal. Heating & Air Conditioning FL LIC. # CMC1249570 R ssCCs (850) 674-4777 Whaley WhaleyADOPT A PET through the JOURNAL About 10 years ago, I was working for Ron Sachs Com munications in Tallahassee. After lunch one day, our re ceptionist, Connie, greeted me with the following statement: Mary just called and wants to know where you keep the shot gun shells. Thats not something you want to hear anytime, much less on a busy day at work. I couldnt picture any scenario in which this was go ing to turn out well. Connie then explained that there was a rattle snake in the neighbors yard and Mary intended to shoot it. I called home immediately. Dont worry about it, I found the shells, Mary said. Im headed over there now. Dont worry? No problem. I was way past wor ry. I was on the road to full-scale panic. The main reason being that we didnt live in some isolated part of town. There were at least 75 or 80 houses in our subdivision. To make matters worse, our homeowners association was dominated by the uppity/anal demographic. My bird dogs frequent escapes already had neighbors wondering if the Clampetts had moved in. I could only imagine what they would say if we started actually shooting in the back yard. Hoping to head off their torches and pitchforks, I suggested to Mary that, if she had to kill the rat tlesnake, maybe it would be best just to use a shov el or hoe. Better yet, let the neighbor deal with it. No way. Im not getting that close, she said. So, Ill just shoot the snake. It will be okay. This raised another concern: Mary owns a gun and knows how to use it, but she doesnt shoot very often. And by her own admission, she isnt exactly a crack shot when she does. I could picture about a hundred ways this might end badly, most involving ambulances, paramedics and/or a S.W.A.T. team. And it did end badly, just not for the humans involved. Ive never felt sorry for a rattlesnake before, but Mary later told me it took three shots before they even wounded him. At some point, the neighbor tried to reload the old single-shot 20-gauge and ended up getting hit in the face with an ejected round. In the meantime, the snake was writhing in pain, no doubt wondering what circle of hell he just en tered. Mercifully, Scott Houston, the only other country boy in our hood, was working from home that day. Scott came over after hearing the gunshots and quickly killed the snake with a shovel. At this point, Im sure death was welcome relief from the agony of being peppered at close range with bird shot. On the upside, that was the last time we had to deal with a poisonous snake close to our house. I guess word got around about the crazy lady and the Yankee who liked to torture them slowly before a big guy came and chopped their heads off. If youre a snake, it just doesnt pay to mess around with people like that. Which, come to think of it, is probably why we never had any more is sues with the homeowners association, either. downsouth.com. JIM McCLELLANS OUTDOORS Down South RATTLESNAKES & GUNSHOTS: Welcome to the neighborhood commercial oyster Commercial oyster harvest on the summer oyster bars of Apalachicola Bay waters will be shortened from when the summer bars open to harvest. Bay oyster populations have suffered mainly due to This temporary rule was established via executive order of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation would help conserve oyster and serve as a proactive measure to balance avail ability of harvestable oysters with efforts to restore oyster populations. Commercial harvest of oysters will be closed on Fridays and Saturdays. The mer bars close and the winter oyster bars reopen for Apalachicola Bay includes all waters within St. leases or recreational harvest. Apalachicola Bay oysters account for about 92 This closure is one of many efforts from various the important oyster population in Apalachicola Bay. oysters can build. The FWC will continue to coordinate closely with partners to evaluate current and future measures resources in Apalachicola Bay and other important OUTDOORS

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Page 12 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 5, 2013 Sixty-one youngsters donned white caps and gowns to take part in an entertaining ceremo ny to celebrate their graduation from kindergarten at W.R. Tolar School on May 23. TOP: Some of the kids almost ran, others marched and several had to stop and wave at their par ents as they entered the auditorium for the ceremony. BELOW: Onna Haire, Maddie Grace Richter and Macey Barker gesture during a song. Thor Eikeland, Klayton Armstrong and Jerome Daughtrey are shown in the second row. NIKI BARBER PHOT OS W.R. Tolar Kindergarten Graduation Nathan Hodge and Camryn McCollum Allen Roblero and Sy Shiver Alyssa Rudd and Maia Roeder Jasmine Millan and Darian Baker Armonie Brown and Max Holbert Max Holbert and Armonie Brown strike a pose after the group a song. ABOVE: The kids really get into the song they are performing for the audience. BELOW: Superintendant Gay Uzzell presents Delmy Pineda with her diploma. RIGHT: Caleb McMillan seems to be having second thoughts about standing on stage in front of a room full of people. RIGHT: Reico Garrett is proud of his balloons. BELOW: Another group sings their hearts out.

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JUNE 5, 2013 / THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY JOURNAL Page 13 SCHOOL NEWS SWAT is sponsoring a Girls Tobacco Free Summer Basketball Camp which will be held at the W.R. Tolar gym. Camp will be held from July 10 through July 24 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Girls ages 11 to 17 are invited to attend. If you have any questions feel free to email stacey. beckwith@lcsbonline.org or call 643-2426 or (850) 348-3267.Summer basketball camp at W.R. Tolar July 10 24The LCHS Senior Class enjoyed a night of fun, food and fabulous prizes following their graduation ceremony last Friday. As soon as graduation was over, the seniors loaded a bus and headed to Rocket Lanes in Panama City Beach for a night of skating, bowling, dancing, shooting pool, playing arcades and just chilling out at this last party with their classmates. Several fun prizes were given for activities like, the award for the skater with the most stylish fall, which went to Michael Robinson, and the cutest booty fall, which went to Eliza Nobles. The ten top bowlers enjoyed money prizes. The seniors seemed a little sad to leave when it came time to load the bus to head back to Bristol for a delicious breakfast prepared by Mr. Farrell Wahlquist and his son, Michael. At the breakfast, Joni Read was the MC for giv ing out the incentive prizes. Some of the manicure/pedicures but of course they could and DID trade prizes with the girls! Best trades of the night went to Lindsay Anders and Landon Bruffett. Lindsay traded her Abu Garcia rod and reel with 14 lb. line to Alex Marlowe for his beach bag and suntan oil. Landon meant he was going home with the OBryan Wake Board. When Adam Alvarado drew for the wake board, Landon im mediately jumped up and traded his money to Adam for the board. All in all, so many fun memories were made and such a great time was had by all. Thank you so much to the Liberty County School system, businesses and individuals who helped Project Graduation turn out to be such a success. The following businesses helped support our Project Graduation: Lib erty County Board of County Commissioners, Liberty County Health Department/Anti-Tobacco Campaign, Twin Oaks Juvenile Development, Inc., Richter Financial Group, Rivertown Community Church, Apalachee Correctional Institution, Apalachee Pole Company, Liberty County Cham ber of Commerce, The Lions Club, Centennial Bank, Lake Mystic Baptist Church, Telogia Baptist Church, Bristol Dental Clinic, Liberty County Clerk of Court, Bristol Church of God, Calhoun-Liberty Credit Union, Judge Ken Hosford, Strickland s Hardware, Back Corner Florist, Ramseys Piggly Wiggly, Wright Appraisal Services, Mr. Farrell Walhquist, Michael Walquist, Dollar General Store, Sunglass World, Altha Farmers Co-Op, Bristol Auto Parts, Champion Loan Services, Liberty County Tax Collector, Sheriff Nick Finch, Subway, Pizza Hut, Chipola College, Farm Bureau Insurance, Hosford Fire Department, Padgett Jewelry, Rapunzells, Perfect Nails, Diamond Corner, Dr. Cliff Bristol, 180 Fitness, Skyland Smokehouse Ranch, Cody Youngs Church, Danny Ryals, Dewayne Branch, Jamies Auto Repair, KFC, Outback Steakhouse, Quincy Alignment, Snowbird Motel, Burger King, Red Elephant Pizza & Grill and Mane Attraction. ABOVE: The LCHS 2013 graduating class gather for one last photo as a group. LEFT: Ashley Sykes and Sydney Sanders give a smile and thumbs up as they enjoy their evening at Rocket Lanes.LCHS Project Graduation held at Rocket Lanes FL Dept. of Education names Calhoun Co. as one of 18 highest performing districts in FloridaCalhoun Co. Schools designated as Academically High-Performing District by FL Dept. of EducationCALHOUN COUNTY On May 29, Calhoun County Superintendent of Schools Ralph Yoder, announced that the Calhoun County School District has been designated by the Florida Department of Education as an Academically High-Performing School District. The designation was made by the State Board of Educa tion at its May 21, 2013 meeting. Calhoun County was one of 18 districts recognized across the state. High-performing districts are based on 2012 school and district grades, 2012-2013 class size compliance, Calhoun was one of four panhandle counties on the list. Gulf, Leon, Walton, and Wakulla counties were also honored by the designation. the next school year. The Calhoun County School Board approved a school calendar, pending this deci sion by the State Board of Education. Students will return on August 14 for the 2013-2014 school year. This recognition is a wonderful way to end the 2012-2013 school year. The designation as a High Performing district is reinforcement that hard work and dedication does pay off, from the student level to teachers to the administrators, said Superintendent Ralph Yoder. BES 2012-2013 Yearbooks are still on sale! Don't miss a single treasured moment as you watch your child grow from Pre-K to 5th grade. your 2012-2013 yearbook. They will be on sale until June 30 for $22 each.Blountstown Elementary yearbooks available until June 30Blountstown Elementary says goodbye for the summerFriday, May 24, was the students last day for the 2012-2013 school year. There were goodbyes were spoken! We wish the 5th grade students who are moving up to the Blountstown Middle School the the best of luck and hope that all of our students have a safe and restful summer. See you back in August! The Calhoun-Liberty JOURNALServing two counties that make up one great community!HOURS: 9 a.m. 6 p.m. Monday thru FridayPHONE (850) 643-3333 or FAX (888) 400-5810 email: thejournal@fairpoint.net Awards Day was held Thursday, May 23 at Carr School. Students received awards for academics, atthe winners are shown here. LEFT: Joshua Odom received the Woodmen of the World

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EDUCATION JUNE 5, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 15RONNIE PITTS ALTHA Ronnie Pitts, 69, of Altha, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2013. He was born in Clarksville, was a graduate of Frink High School and worked as a Millwright Superintendent for BE&K. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia; hisfa ther, O. E. Pitts; and one sister, Pam Kepke. Survivors include two daughters, Lisa Hobby and her husband, Collis, Jr. of Clarksville and Renee Odom and her husband, Steve of Bristol; his mother, Lucille Pitts of Clarksville; two sisters, Peggy Karshner and Wanda Carter of Louisiana; his companion of seven years, Betty Davis and her daughters, Jessie Bentley, Rebecca Phillips and her husband, Chris, Casey Bird, Tiffany Nobles and her husband, Ben; four grandchildren, Brandon Pitts, Kayla Hobby, Misty Ramsey and Rhyanna Creamer; three great-grandchildren, Swayde and Carter Ramsey and Jeremiah Mayo and several others that called him Papa; many grandchildren that loved him very much. Services were held on Monday, June 3 in the Chapel at Adams Funeral Home. Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh.com. Garden Gala Preview in Marianna to showcase outstanding artMARIANNA Covenant Hospice Gar den Gala Committee invites the public to attend the Garden Gala Preview Social on Thursday, June 6 from 12 2 p.m. at Covenant Hospice, 4215 Kelson Avenue, Suite E. This free event will showcase the outstanding works of art that will be for auction at the 8th Annual Garden Gala on Saturday, June 22. Guests attending the Preview Social will have the opportunity to vote on their favorite piece, which will help the Artist Committee determine which creations will be in the live auction portion of the Garden Gala. The Garden Gala event is renowned for the garden furniture hand painted by local artist. This year, artist had the choice of a bench, swing, Adirondack chair, terra cotta their canvas. Tickets for the Garden Gala are available now for $60 per individual or $100 per couple. ganization dedicated to providing compas sionate, comprehensive end-of-life care to patients and their loved ones during times of life limiting illness based on need, not their ability to pay. With the help of your donation, Covenant Hospice of Marianna will be able to continue providing special care in Calhoun, Jackson, Holmes and Washington County. The proceeds generated from your donation help fund the unfunded and under funded programs of Covenant Hospice. These programs include Bereavement, Chaplain, Childrens Support and Volunteer services. A gift to Covenant Hospice is truly an investment in our mission to add life to days when days can no longer be added to life. Thank you for your consideration. For more information about the Garden Gala, please or www.eventsatcovenant.org/gardengala. Artist Suzanne Payne, is shown above with her hand painted swing from last years Garden Gala. ...Because the greatest gift you can give your loved one is peace of mind.Call Todd today for a free pre-planning consultation. We accept pre-arranged contracts from any funeral home, lock in todays prices forever. Affordable payment plans for both cremations and burials. Transferable if you move. www.bevisfh.comTELEPHONE (850) 643-3636 & Crematoryevis FuneralHome Bristol B Todd Wahlquist and Rocky BevisLicensed Funeral Directors Telephone (850) 674-2266 A Hometown Funeral Director You Can Trust and Depend On!Funeral Services with Dignity, Caring and Professionalism. Marlon Peavy Peavy Funeral Home Gov. Scott and FDOE announce FL students improve on FCAT 2.0 Writing, maintain progress on third-grade Reading & Mathematics gains in writing scores, Floridas teachers and students continue to show that higher expectations and support at home and in the classroom enable every child to succeed. Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Department of Education announced the results of the FCAT 2.0 Writing and third-grade Reading and Mathematics as sessments. Overall, student performance continued its upward climb with more rigorous expectations in preparation for the Common Core State Standards. Governor Scott said, Over the past two years, Florida teachers and students have made incredible gains, including news that Florida jumped from 11th to 6th for the overall quality of its education system and Florida fourth graders are among the best in the world for reading. Todays report that student perfor mance is improving lends further credence to why it was so important we provide teachers throughout Florida with a pay raise. Moreover, were heartened to see writing scores improving as well as the achievement gap among students decreas ing. That means that more and more Florida students are receiving a quality education, which provides more families opportuni ties to pursue the American Dream, right here in the Sunshine State. Our students, parents and teachers have worked very hard this year and Im pleased to see more students achieving at higher levels, said Commissioner of Education Dr. Tony Bennett. Our teach ers do a fantastic job every day to prepare students for college and careers. We will celebrate our gains and use these results to continue to work every day to improve. FCAT 2.0 Writing Results of the FCAT 2.0 Writing as sessment show that overall, students in of students scoring at 3.5 and higher, up from 54 percent in 2012. Grade 4 students saw the biggest increase with a nine point improvement in the percentage of students scoring at 3.5 and above. Grade 8 and grade 10 students increased achievement by two percentage points respectively. percentage point or greater improvement in the percent of fourth-grade students earning a 3.5 and higher on FCAT 2.0 Writ ment occurred in larger districts as well. Palm Beach, Pasco and Pinellas all saw a 12 percentage point increase, Miami-Dade and Orange had an 11 percentage point increase, and Broward saw a rise of 10 percentage points. Liberty In 2012, the State Board of Education established 3.5 as the school grades standard for writing performance beginning in 2013; the standard last year was 3.0. The table below illustrates information on the current and previous standards. Overall, African-American and His panic students reduced the achievement gap with their white student counterparts. The percentage of African-American and Hispanic students scoring 3.5 and higher increased by six and four points respec tively. The percentage of English language learners and students with disabilities who scored 3.5 and higher also increased by four percentage points. Results for FCAT 2.0 Writing are reported on a scale of Two trained scorers inde pendently score each student response; the score reported is the average of both scores. There is no passing score for FCAT 2.0 Writing. The per centage of students scoring 3.5 and above will be used for the writing component in calculating the 2013 school grades. Last year, the percent age of students scoring 3.0 and higher was used. In 2013, students had 60 minutes to respond to the writing prompt, an increase of 15 minutes. Based on recommendations from Florida edu cators, the time was increased to allow students more time to satisfy higher scoring require ments. Scoring includes more attention to the correct use of English conventions such as grammar and punctuation, and the quality of details that support the written response. Since 2011, the Buros Center for Test ing at the University of Nebraska has conducted a comprehensive review of the FCAT Writing hand-scoring process. This includes a review of the hand-scoring scanning and preparation process for scor ing, the training of scoring candidates, and actual hand-scoring activities. The 2011 and 2012 reports are available at www. fcat.fldoe.org/fcatpub5.asp. The 2013 report will be available later this summer. Third-Grade FCAT 2.0 Reading and Mathematics Florida third-grade students improved their performance on FCAT 2.0 Reading and maintained their progress in mathemat ics. Overall, statewide student achievement increased one percentage point in reading, while grade 3 mathematics remained at 58 percent scoring at 3 and above. The school districts making the most improvement in the percent of third-grade students earning a 3 or higher in reading are The districts making the most improve ments in the percent of third-grade students earning a 3 or higher in mathematics are Third-grade students who score Level 1 on FCAT 2.0 Reading may be retained. However, the test result is not the only factor for determining a childs promo tion to grade 4. Students may be eligible for a good cause exemption that includes successfully completing a summer read ing camp, a portfolio of student work that demonstrates mastery of reading skills, and abilities and student with limited English Information for parents on building their childs reading skills can be found More information about summer read ing camps can be found at www.justreadComplete information about good cause exemptions can be found in Section 1008.25(6)(b), Florida Statutes. For more information about FCAT 2.0 Writing and FCAT 2.0 Reading and Mathematics Grade 3 results, visit www. default.asp. These tables provide School performance and Writing. The data in this table represent the percentage of students performing at a satisfactory level and above as determined by the standard used for school grading for the subject area. The percentage of students Achievement Levels may be accessed at a scale of 1.0 (lowest) to 6.0 (highest). Two trained scorers independently score each student response. The scores reported is the average of both scorers scores. READING AND MATH 2013 School Percentage Scoring Level 3 and above GRADE LEVEL 3 READING MATH READING 2013 MATH 2013 Hosford 61 51 43 46 W.R Tolar 52 46 53 57 FCAT Writing 2.0 2013 School Percentage Scor ing 3.5 and above GRADE LEVEL 2013 SCORE 2012 SCORES Hosford Grade 4 65 54 W.R. Tolar Grade 4 49 39 Hosford Grade 8 74 50 W.R. Tolar Grade 8 76 62 LCHS Grade 10 45 68 READING AND MATH 2013 School Percentage Scoring Level 3 and above GRADE LEVEL 3 READING 2013 MATH 2013 READING 2012 MATH 2012 Carr 65 39 72 50 Altha 76 88 83 77 BES 73 72 61 82 FCAT Writing 2.0 2013 School Percentage Scor ing 3.5 and above GRADE LEVEL 2013 SCORE 2012 SCORES Carr Grade 4 40 29 Altha Grade 4 31 25 BES Grade 4 42 26 Carr Grade 8 80 89 Altha Grade 8 51 45 BMS Grade 8 63 48 BHS Grade 10 63 65 Altha Grade 10 37 52

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Page 16 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 5, 2013 Go Karters raise $$$ to LEFT: People wore shirts in memory of Ryan Flowers, known as Kinard 16 with the Kinard Volunteer Fire Department. BELOW RIGHT: Chris Walker calls the races and entertains the crowd. ABOVE: Race car drivers check their cars before the races begin. LEFT: JMac McCorbey speeds around the track in car #15. BELOW: Chris Flowers, Ryan Flowers dad, waves Almost 500 people showed up to enjoy the event, with 69 drivers signing up to race. The event raised $6,454 for the scholarship fund, which will be The winners in each class included:First Class 11-under: 1st place Timothy Watson in car #28, 2nd place Keirsten Walker in car #11, 3rd place Madilyn Corbitt in car #74, 4th place Garrett Hadley in car #8 and 5th place Cody Pass in car #10. 12 to 15-year-old Class: 1st place Paige Frederickson in car #00, 2nd place Chase Collier in car #7, 3rd place Alexis Bodiford in car #8, 4th place Stock Appearing Class: 1st place Rene Miles in car #69, 2nd place Blake Gilmore in car #3 and 5th place Bubba Bodiford in car #1. Open Class: in car #3 and 5th place Bubba Bodiford in car #1. Box Stock Class: 1st place Ryan Crane in car #10, 2nd place Terry Brown in car #01, 3rd place Rob Cue in car #6, 4th place Chad Collier in car #77, 5th place Beau McCorvey in car #17B. Powder Puff Class: 1st place Keirsten Walker in car #11, 2nd place Rita Rudd in car #63, 3rd place Madilyn Corbitt in car #74 and 4th place Rene Miles driving car #69 placed 1st in the

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JUNE 5, 2013 / THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY JOURNAL Page 17 PUBLIC AND LEGAL NOTICES INVITATION TO BID Sealed bids will be received by the Calhoun County School Board until 4:00 P.M., CDT, Tuesday, June 11, 2013, for the purchase of the following: CLJ JOB MARKET Gasoline and Diesel for use in the operation of public vehi cles, school buses and school plants. LP Gas for use in lunchrooms and schools of Calhoun Coun ty. Any additional information or bid forms required may be School Superintendent, 20859 Central Ave. E., Rm. G-20, Blountstown, Florida. Bid forms must be used by each bidder submitting a bid. Otherwise bids will not be consid ered. Any bid submitted after the be opened or considered. The Board accepts no responsibility for mailed proposals that arrive after the above stated time, even though the envelope may above date. The Board reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids. The decision of the Board will drawn by any bidder for a peri od of thirty (30) days after bids are opened. Kenneth Speights, Chairman Calhoun County School Board ATTEST: Ralph Yoder, Superintendent Calhoun County Schools5-15, 5-22, 5-29, 6-5 ________________________________INVITATION TO BID The Calhoun County School Board will receive sealed bids until 3:00 PM, CT, Monday, June 10, 2013, for the purchase of the following: Flavored-Chocolate and Strawberry) for use in the school caf eterias for the bid period of July 1, 2013 June 30, 2014. Bread Products (Whole Grain Rich hamburger buns, wiener buns, sub buns and sandwich loafs) for use in the school caf eterias for the bid period of July 1, 2013 June 30, 2014. Any additional information or bid forms required may be ob perintendent, 20859 Central Avenue East, RM-G20, Blountstown, Florida 32424. Each bidder submitting a bid must use bid forms, otherwise bids will not be considered. Any bid submitted after the be opened or considered. The Board accepts no responsibility for mailed proposals that arrive after the above stated time even though the envelope may above stated date. The Board reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids. The decision of the Board will drawn by any bidder for a peri od of thirty (30) days after bids are opened. Kenneth Speights, Chairman Calhoun County School Board ATTEST: Ralph Yoder, Superintendent Calhoun County Schools5-15, 5-22, 5-29 & 6-5 ________________________________R&R Warehouses Notice of Sale On June 17, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. CST, R&R Warehouses will dispose of the contents of six (6) storage units from Blountstown and four (4) storage units from Bristol at 19300 SR 20W. (850) 674-4700. The units are believed to contain household and/or personal property of the following tenants: Douglas Barnhart Jonna Bowman Margaret Danley Christopher Floyd Lesia Hornsby Sidney Johnson Cherlyn Morgan Janet Newsome Tammi Terry (2) There will be a disposal of all units not paid in full by this date. THERE WILL BE NO AUCTION! 6-5, 6-12 ________________________________PUBLIC NOTICE Talquin Electric Cooperative, Inc. is proposing to construct a 350 self-supporting microwave tower located at SR-20, Hos ford, FL 32334. If you have concerns of any historic properties that may be adversely affected by this project, please contact Doug Butler, Trileaf Corp, 2700 Wes thall Ln Ste 200, Maitland, FL 32751, (407)660-7840. Please include the tower loca tion and the location of the his toric resource that you believe to be affected. 6-5-13 ________________________________IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case#: 2009-CA-000049 Company as Trustee under Pooling and Servicing Agree ment dates as of January 1, tion Trust 2008 1 Mortgage Series 2008-1 Plaintiff, vs. James T. Roddenberry, Sr.; Carolyn Y. Roddenberry, Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order dated April 4, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 2009-CA-000049 of the Circuit Court of the 2nd Judicial Circuit in and for Lib erty County, Florida, wherein Company as Trustee under Pooling and Servicing Agree ment dated as of January 1, tion Trust 2008-1 Mortgage Series 2008-1, Plaintiff and James T. Roddenberry, Sr. are Kathleen Brown, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE LIBERTY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, HWY 20, BRISTOL, FLORIDA, AT 11 :00 A.M. on June 18, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judg ment, to-wit: COMMENCE AT THE NW CORNER OF THE NE 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4 OF SECTION 32, TOWNSHIP 1 SOUTH, RANGE 7 WEST IN LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE RUN NORTH 88 00 E 451.71 FEET ALONG THE SECTION LINE; THENCE RUN SOUTH 61 20 E 266.28 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGIN NING; THENCE CONTINUE TO RUN SOUTH 61 20 E 133.14 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 03 00 W 732.4 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 61 20 W 133.14 FEET ALONG THE NORTHEAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF SR NO. 67; THENCE RUN NORTH 03 00 E 732.4 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. ALSO: BEGIN AT THE NE CORNER OF SECTION 32, TOWN SHIP 1 SOUTH, RANGE 7 WEST, LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND RUN SOUTH 88 00 WEST 955.41 FEET FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE RUN SOUTH 61 20 EAST 399.42 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 732.4 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO THE NORTH R/W OF HIGHWAY NO. 67; THENCE RUN SOUTH 55 28 EAST ALONG THE NORTH R/W OF SAID HIGHWAY A DISTANCE OF 20.00 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH A DISTANCE OF 752.4 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 61. 20 WEST A DISTANCE OF 419.42 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO A POINT DUE NORTH 88 00 EAST OF THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE RUN SOUTH 88 00 WEST BACK TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. CONTAINING .52 ACRE, MORE OR LESS. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPER TY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordina tor; 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32301; (850) 577-4430 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately tion of the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Kathleen E. Brown CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Liberty County, Florida V. Summers DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT Submitted By: ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE, LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561) 998-6700 (561) 998-6707 6-5, 6-12 Family Support WorkerSeeking caring individual to provide inten sive in-home parent support services. child growth/development and parent-child relationships, and have the ability to relate to families from a strength-based perspec tive. ties. ma and at least 1 year professional experi dren and their families. Position description and application avail able at Habilitative Services of N Florida, Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida, and State of Florida Dept. of Children & Fami lies. Closing 5:00 pm. 06/10/13. EEO Bristol Youth AcademyRegistered Nurse QUALIFICATIONS: screening and drug test. CONTACT: Larry Kirkland at (850) 643-4600, ext. 122 Apply at 12422 NW Revell Rd, Bristol, Florida 6-5, 6-12IS NOW HIRING:~North Florida and South Florida beaches highlighted on Americas top beach list~Two Florida State parks make Dr. Beachs top ten list TALLAHASSEE Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park and Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park were named in the 23rd annual Top 10 Beach List for 2013. The list is produced by coastal expert Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, also known as Dr. Beach, a profes sor at Florida International University. Each year on Memorial Day weekend since 1991, Dr. Beach has released the top 10 beaches that best meet the 50 criteria to rate as best national beaches. Criteria to determine the ranking of the nations beaches include beach ma terial, wind speeds, sand softness, oil and tar balls, in water. Florida State Parks hosts visitors year-round who experience the best of our diverse natural and cultural sites, including nearly 100 miles of sandy beaches, said Florida State Parks Director Donald Forgione. St. George Island and Bill Baggs Cape Florida state parks provide scenic beaches and outstanding recreational opportunities." Regarding St. George Island State Park in the Florida Panhandle, Dr. Beach said: "The Florida panhandle beaches are known for their powdery, super white sands. The sand here is squeaky clean (just rub your feet on the sand and hear it squeak). The State Park beach is on the eastern end of the island. Pathways take you across the walking dunes to the bayside. Stingrays are some times resting in the shallow when entering. Birding and fishing are very popular activities." Regarding Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park in Key Biscayne, Dr. Beach said: "Cape Florida State Park, located at the southern tip of Key Biscayne, provides clear, emerald-colored wa ters and gentle surf. This is great for swimming, as waves are knocked down by a large sand shoal offshore. In addition, the Cape Florida Lighthouse allows for a breath-taking view of this beautiful beach." Florida state park beaches have consistently scored high in Dr. Beachs surveys, with Park, Dunedin, 2008 State Park, Port St. Joe, 2002 Panama City, 1995 Santa Rosa Beach, 1994 Florida Keys, 1992 To plan a visit to a Florida State Park, make a camping about events, festivals and park activities, visit www.

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Page 18 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 5, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL CLASSIFIEDSTo place your ad, call 643-3333 by noon Eastern Time on Monday. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks. ITEMS Doll cabinet with 24 dolls, $1,000. Call 643-3909. 6-5, 6-12Queen size comforter with matching pillow shams and dec orative pillows, gray with silver 6-5, 6-12Board games : Pictionary Man, Guesstures, Dominoes, Taboo, Trivial Pursuit, Rummikub and several Scene It games. Make 6-5, 6-12Two wind turbine roof mounts. Pull hot air out of the attic. New, still in the box. Can be seen at the Calhoun Liberty Ministry Center, Hwy. 20 E, Blountstown. Call 6-5, 6-12Porcelain plate, The Virgin Mary, beautiful and simplistic, Mary is draped in blue, holding white lilies with the other hand over her heart, cream background, garland of 22K gold gild ing surround border, choice of plate display stand or hardware and clips for wall hanging. Call tion. 5-29, 6-5Old Hammered Brass English Pub scene wall hanging, round, measures 16 1/2 in diameter, made in England, very nice and 5-29, 6-5 tray, unique design and a true Vintage collectible, $13. Call 5-29, 6-5Stainless steel steak knives, unique set of six, with bone type 5-29, 6-5Mule/horse harness harness and collar, Circa 1920-30, per fect for display or mirror insert, 5-29, 6-5Old fashioned watering cans with handle and long spout, neat for display or practical use inside or outside, Circa 1900. Prices 5-29, 6-5 FURNITURE Queen size bedroom set seven pieces with two comforter sets, $1,000. Four piece standard size bedroom set with 42x30 wall mirror and two comforter sets, $500. One 3/4 bed, $30. Call 643-3909. 6-5, 6-12Antique chiffarobe in good condition, $150. Sofa, green stripe in coffee table in good condition, with two end tables in fair condition, $50. Card tables, $5 each. 6-5, 6-12Living room end tables, dark wood, 24 high x 23 1/2 wide x drawer, in very good condition. 5-29, 6-5Music entertainment cabinet, maple with glass doors, to house turntable, tape player, CD play ers, speakers and music equipment. Wooden doors below for storage of records, tapes and CDs. Unit is 64 high x 24 wide x 16 deep, in excellent condi 5-29, 6-5Lots of good used furniture for sale at the Calhoun-Liberty Minis try Center thrift store. Come check us out. Located on Hwy. 20 East of UFN APPLIANCES Whirlpool electric hot water heater, 40 gal, energy saver, used approximately 1 year, $150. Call 442-6431. 5-5, 6-12Refrigerator, white, in very good 5-29, 6-5Kenmore 500 washer, $150. Kenmore 400 dryer, $150. Call 5-29, 6-5Kenmore refrigerator, older model 643-3909. 5-29, 6-5Large farmhouse style tea ket tle, Depression era, 1930s Maid of Honor, Sears and Roebuck Co. wooden handle, Bakelite knob, heavyweight aluminum, a 5-29, 6-5Presto PopLite hot air popcorn popper, includes two melting cups that melt butter while corn is popping, in excellent condition, 5-29, 6-5Vintage GE irons, two, Bakelite and wooden handle, Circa 1930, both get hot, heavy, in great con 5-29, 6-5Appliances wanted: The Calhoun-Liberty Ministry Center needs old washers, dryers, deep freezers, refrigerators, stoves and other metal appliances. You may drop them off at the center UFN ELECTRONICS Wii accessories, three guns, pole, two clear cases, two golf clubs, two bats. One Wii game 6-5, 6-12Partial drum set, includes base tom, metallic red, $100 OBO. Call 5-29, 6-5 AUTO ACCESSORIES UWS Diamond plate tool box, single lid, for small truck, like new, $100; Diamond plate half-width tool box, single lid, for small truck, 5-29, 6-5 CARS runs good, does not have AC, 4-door, auto6-5, 6-12preme, runs, selling for parts, has 4231. 5-29, 6-5 automatic, 5-29, 6-5 TRUCKS 2004 Chevy 4WD, 350 motor, automatic in excellent condition, 6-5, 6-122003 Dodge Dakota truck, 4WD, cold AC, automatic, good 6-5, 6-12 For Rent in ALTHA762-9555, 447-0871 or 762-8597 Very NICE *2 & 3 BD trailers.With lawn service 5 x 10 .....$27 10 x 10 ....$43 10 x 20 ....$70 10 x 25 ....$ M & W SELF STORAGE RRENTALsS 7 days a week service UFN BD, 1 1/2 BA Townhouses BRISTOL Mobile homes643-7740 FOR RENT BLOUNTSTOWN NEED A VEHICLE?Buy Here, Pay Here $0 down, 1st Payment, Tax, Tag & Title $25 FREE Gas with a vehicle purchase. RESTRICTIONS APPLY Call Steve (334) 648-5302 House FOR Rent IN BRISTOL 2 & 3 BD Mobile Homes with electric & water included.$550 mth Call (850) 573-8094 Land FOR Lease IN Kinard 943 Acres of land lease. Needs two more members, $700 per member or split mem bership $350 each. Eight point or better, family oriented. FFOR RRENT IN BRIsSTOL *Mobile Home, 2BD for.......... $500 mth *House, 2 BD for.......... $400 mth *House, 1 BD for.......... $350 mth** NO PETS **6-5 & 6-24 TRI-LAND INC, BRKR(813) 253-3258 OWNER FINANCINGNO QUALIFYING HOUSES NO PETS R BCall 643-6646 Bulldog mix PUPPIESAbandoned and need good homes. FREE Buy, sell or trade in the JOURNAL CLASSIFIEDS Tell em you saw it in the JOURNAL classieds SERVICE DIRECTORY Whaley Heating & Air Conditioning (850) 674-4777 Accepting: R Is ss William's HomeImprovements No Job Too Big or Small"Concrete work, landscape, pressure cleaning, renovations, seamless gutter, painting, vinyl, & screen enclosure Licensed & Insured, contractor & roofer Call Chris Nissley 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, Owner Building Lic. # RB29003511New Homes H Garages H Additions H Electrical Remodeling Foundations Screenrooms Sunrooms VINYL SIDING RESIDENTAL & COMMERCIAL FREE Estimates Serving Calhoun, Liberty & Jackson Counties JEMISON Heating & Cooling, INC. Lic# RM1416924Carrier Equipment Masters Farm Supply LS Tractor Equipment Committed To Quality Since 1973 (850) 762-3221 or DAVID SMITH OFFICE CELL PHONE Clarksville Florida Lic No: RM0066477 To place your ad call us at 643-3333 CLJ NEWS .COM Dozer and Excavation work Ponds Road Building Demolition Pine Tree Planting Herbicide Spraying Fire Line Plowing Burning mail to: clayslandclearing@gmail.com Land Clearing and Forestry Services Hwy 71 South on J.P. Peacock Rd, Altha. DAY OR NIGHT Check out our prices. For ALL Your One STOP Florist NEEDS Margies Florist

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JUNE 5, 2013 / THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY JOURNAL Page 19 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL CLASSIFIEDS To place your ad, call 643-3333 by noon Eastern Time on Monday. Non-busi ness ads run FREE for 2 weeks. REAL ESTATE WANTED: Will buy 10 to 1,000 acres, reasonably priced. Immediate closing. Phone (850) 544-5441 or (850) 570-0222 Very Sweet Pocket Beagle7 months old, weighs around 15 lbs., has not been spayed, has had all shots. MUST SELL$250(850) 643-2988 PETS/SUPPLIES Roosters, Dominic breed, three months old, $5 each. Call 6438532. 6-5, 6-12Hamster stuff, two cages, $20 each. Two huts, $4 each. Two roll around balls, $4 each. One water bottle, $3. One silent wheel, $6. Hamster food, $5. Call 7187149. 6-5, 6-12Jack Russell puppy, 12 weeks old, female, free to a good home. Call 566-2093. 6-5, 6-12Collie/Blue Heeler mixed pup pies, free to a good home. Call 447-4586. 6-5, 6-12Blue tick beagle, full blooded, two years old, $100. Call (850) 643-4559. 5-29, 6-5Kittens, four, different colors, free to a good home. Call (850) 6434559. 5-29, 6-5Chickens Henry and his 15 wives, they lay large and jumbo sized brown eggs, all must go. Call (850) 762-8184. 5-29, 6-5Papillon and long haired Chi huahua mixed puppies, black and white with gold highlights, 10 weeks old, $75 each. Call 6748010. 5-29, 6-5 CAMPERS/RVS 2004 Forest River Wildwood LE, with slide out, 25 foot, rear kitchen, couch, sofa and dinette make beds, queen island bed, full bath with privacy door, lots of extras, non-smokers, kept in storage building, very clean and in excellent condition, can email pictures, $9,000. Call (850) 229-8988 or (850) 227-5916. 5-29, 6-5 HUNTING & FISHING 16.5 feet with a 1997 Johnson 50 hp motor, a 1997 EZ loader trailer. Used less than 100 hours in excellent condition, needs cleaning. Electronics included, $5,000. Call 442-6431. 6-5, 6-12Mathews Z7 Extreme Compound bow, full loaded, includes sights, quiver and stabilizer, $850 OBO. Call (850) 643-2226. 5-29, 6-5Wildlife Material tracking system, with three collars. Call (850) 814-2074. 5-29, 6-5 T-hull with a 50 hp Mercury motor, trolling motor, trailer in good condition, $2,000 OBO. Call 643-8263 after 6 p.m. weekdays. UFN HOMES & LAND 10 acres of land in Liberty County, approximately two acres cleared, includes well, septic tank, power pole, two entrances (one that is a private drive). Land bor ders the National Forest, $65,000. Call 447-0126. 6-5, 6-12 LOST & FOUND FOUND: two red dogs, one male and one female, look like hunting dogs. Found on Hwy. 67 on May 27. Call 566-3167. 6-5, 6-12LOST: One female American Bullmastiff and puppies. Female is approximately eight months old, fawn with white on face and chest, answers to Ruby; three puppies are approximately three months old, they are large for their age, two females and one male, fawn and black mask and muzzles. Last seen around Clarksville/Altha area on Friday, May 17. Please contact Talisha at (850) 209-5760 or (850) 693-0995 with any information. Reward is offered for their safe return. 5-29, 6-5 TOOLS & HEAVY EQUIPMENT Bottom plow used, has a 3-point hitch. Other used plows and miscellaneous blades, $175. Call 372-3216, leave message. 6-5, 6-12Walk-behind lawn mower has a 36 cut, Kawasaki 460V engine with original blades, $350 OBO. Call 379-3965 or 320-0480. 6-5, 6-12Antique farm tractor, includes lifts, PTO, pull two and 10 inch or one 16 inch plow, $2,000 OBO. Call (850) 762-4231. 5-29, 6-5 MOTORCYCLES & ATVS 2000 Yamaha Roadstar 1600 motorcycle with 24,000 miles, $4,500. Call 643-5499, serious inquires only. 6-5, 6-122008 Motor Scooter, has less than 300 miles on it, leathered, runs good, street legal, has a clear title, $850. Call (850) 7624231. 5-29, 6-5 WANTED Play Station 3, good, used for a reasonable price and any games. Call (850) 693-4561 and ask for John. 5-29, 6-5Trampoline. Call (850) 5734468. 5-29, 6-5 YARD SALES ALTHA Yard Sale, Saturday, June 8. Hillcrest Baptist Church will be holding a yard sale at the church beginning at 7:30 a.m. The church tons Corner on CR 274. There will be a wide variety of items for sale. BLOUNTSTOWN Yard sale, Saturday, June 8 beginning at 7 a.m. Located at 17854 H-1 in Chipola Manor. Clothes, purses, shoes, dishes and more. Phone 674-3033. Moving sale, Saturday, June 8 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. Located Furniture, kitchen items, card ta bles, sofa, coffee table with two end tables, chiffarobe and much more. Phone 674-6520. Indoor sale, Friday, June 7 and munity Church fellowship hall. Doors open at 7 a.m. Friday and urday at 7 a.m. and close at 1 p.m. Exercise equipment, snow skis, snow boots, cookware, glass books, baby walker, baby carrier, pet carrier, a variety of clothes for men, women and children. Church is located on Jim Godwin Road just off Hwy. 71 between Altha and Blountstown. For more information call 674-1230 or 6748802. Multi-family yard sale, June 1 located at 17526 NE Jane ture, dishes, home decor, bedding and more. STARSCOPEWeek of June 2 ~ June 8, 2013ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 Dont make assumptions this week, Aries. You just cant trust your gut instincts too much right now. Its better to get all of the facts and act accordingly. TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 Playing matchmaker isnt so easy, Taurus. You have to under stand when people are compat ible and when there just isnt a spark. Let this one go. GEMINI May 22/Jun 21 Gemini, you may have to pull back your focus on a problem in order to see it in a new light. Take some time away to regroup and then you can come back at full strength. CANCER Jun 22/Jul 22 A romantic relationship can be a balancing act, Cancer. You when you have to come to a compromise with your partner. LEO Jul 23/Aug 23 Leo, dont apologize if you feel like you have to go your own way this week. Even when everyone seems to be going in another di rection, sometimes you just have to set your own course. VIRGO Aug 24/Sept 22 Virgo, while others may not be able to handle the confusion this week, you are fully capable of multi-tasking and making it through unscathed. LIBRA Sept 23/Oct 23 Libra, you may feel more emotionally charged this week but you still have to think with your head and not may need to reassessed. SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22 with a practical eye. Is this really the best answer for the time being? Although you may be leaning one way, you might want to reconsider. SAGITTARIUS Nov 23/Dec 21 done this week and that cant happen when you are continually distracted. You might have to nip this one in the bud -quickly. CAPRICORN Dec 22/Jan 20 A friend needs your support more than ever, Capricorn. Go to great lengths to give this person what they need, even if it means rear ranging your schedule. AQUARIUS Jan 21/Feb 18 An email or other correspon dence from a past friend could stir up feelings you werent ready to deal with right now, Aquarius. Put this on the back burner until you are ready. PISCES Feb 19/Mar 20 Pisces, you are more interested in independence this week than hanging out in large groups. This includes hanging out with your spouse or partner. SUBSCRIBE TO THE JOURNAL $18 FL 32321, along with a check for $18 and well get your subscription started!PER YEAR Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Wakulla, Walton Broker Compensation Available! 10% BUYERS PREMIUM 6-5, 6-12, 6-19

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