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Sheriff's Log and Arrest Reports.....................2 Community Calendar and Events......................5 Cartoons and Commentary .............................6 PEOPLE: Birthdays and honors ......................8 Obituaries.....10 Sr. Citizens July schedule...12 Find a bargain in the Classieds.....................11 Medical examiner says death appears to be suicide FDLE investigates bloody mobile home where mans body is found J OURNAL W ednesday JUNE 26, 2013 Vol. 33 No. 26 Bristol, FL CLJNews.com Low lying clouds hang over the Apalachicola River as it snakes through Calhoun County in the early morning hours of June 17. This view was taken from an airplane coming from Lib erty County at around 2,500 feet. The city of Blountstown is just out of view on the right side of the frame. TOP LEFT: An aerial shot of down town Blountstown shows the historic old Cal houn County Courthouse (red brick) on the north side of SR 20 and the newer courthouse (yellow brick) on the south side of the road. BEN HALL PHOTOS Morning view of the APALACHICOLA RIVER THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY } 50 includes tax The Great Chipola Frog Odyssey PAGE 7 The body of George Patrick Ryan, left, was found inside his home early Thursday night in Clarksville, above. dence in Bristol at 3:40 a.m. followed by a second call a short time later in the Rock Bluff community. An electrical short caused by old Christmas lights is said to be the tress in a bedroom of the home at 12263 NW Smith Circle. Volunteers were still at that scene when they were called to 1608 Dennis Green Road, where a neighbor saw to the ground. The home was occupied by Cassandra Green and her young daughter. Both were spending the night with relatives known. DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTO Fire levels Rock Bluff trailer early Thursday JIM McCLELLANS OUTDOORS Down South by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Emergency personnel responding to a call about an unresponsive man found a body at a blood-soaked scene when they arrived at a singlewide trailer in Clarksville early Thursday evening. Not sure what they had walked into, Deputies Bobby Sims and Barbara Bodiford took a quick look around and then immediately backed out, according to Lt. Jared Nichols of the Calhoun County Sheriffs a few feet from the front door. Nichols said George Patrick Ryan, 59, was found by his sister, Sharon Ryan, who is legally blind and did not see the extent of the scene in the living room when she called for help. Ive been checking on him a lot lately...his health has been dwindling, she said. When she opened the door Thursday, she in front of his recliner with his head hanging down as though he was sleeping. See BODY FOUND continued on page 3 Two Scotts Fer ry men were arrest ed after a property owner concerned about recent thefts installed a game camera and caught them in the act, ac cording to a report from the Calhoun After realizing that items of his as well as his fathers had been stolen, the property owner set up his own surveillance system and got recognizable images of the in truders as they came and went on bicycles. According to the arrest report: A photo taken on May 19 shown leaving with a plastic bag in his hand. An image from May 20 shows An thony Swain, 20, riding away on a bicycle while carrying pool sticks. Later that same day, the game camera recorded another visit that showed Swain peddling away on a bike with what the owner de scribed as a Gizmo laser leveling system strapped across his back. See CAUGHT ON CAMERA continued on page 2 Military medals, pool sticks and leveling system among items taken Game camera catches pair stealing from Halley Road site JACOB K. HOLDER ANTHONY L. SWAIN DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTO Speak Up! Children watching our bad behavior & learning from us PAGE 4 Annual Walk to Liberty set this Saturday PAGE 5 Blountstown to on the Fourth PAGE 5 Trammell named Chipola Alumnus of the Year PAGE 9
Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 26, 2013 CALHOUN COUNTY June 16 William Johnson, battery, CCSO. June 17 nonsupport, CCSO. June 18 Adam Crenshaw, nonsupport, CCSO. Jeremy Daran McClain, felony battery on person over the age of 65, CCSO. Adam Crenshaw, nonsupport, CCSO. June 19 Victoria McClure, out of county warrant, CCSO. Adam Crenshaw, nonsupport, CCSO. Jon Pippen, VOP, DOC. June 20 Jared Lipford, VOP, CCSO. Efrain Medina-Smith, VOP, CCSO. June 21 Crystal Wooten, VOCC, CCSO. Tommy Thurman, felony battery, CCSO. Anthony Swain, grand theft, bur glary of a structure, CCSO. Jacob Holder, burglary of a struc ture, petty theft, CCSO. June 23 Kye Whittington, driving while li cense suspended or revoked, CCSO. Jesse Bailey, interfere with cus tody, CCSO. LIBERTY COUNTY June 17 Michael Davis, domestic battery, criminal mischief, LCSO. Heather Hemanes, VOP, LCSO. June 18 Johnny Thomas, Jr., selling, giv ing or serving alcoholic beverages to person under 21 (3 counts), LCSO. Olyan Earnest, selling, giving or serving alcoholic beverages to person under 21 (3 counts), LCSO. June 19 Victoria McClure, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Kalen Burke, domestic battery, LCSO. Jennifer Sadberry, domestic bat tery, LCSO. June 20 Travis Edwards, holding for Leon County, LCSO. Wayne Worthington, serving week ends, LCSO. June 21 Cryastal Wooten, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Issac Kent, serving weekends, LCSO. Julie Smith, serving weekends, LCSO. Josh Church, serving weekends, LCSO. June 23 Tracy Maloy, serving weekends, LCSO. SHERIFFS LOG arresting agency. The names above represent those charged. We remind our readers that all are presumed innocent until proven guilty. CITATIONS ISSUED: Accidents ........................................................................03 ............................................................................16 Special details Business alarms ..............................................................................06 Residential alarms ..........................................................................01 ...............................................................................36 June 17 through June 23, 2013 ARREST REPORTS compiled by Journal Editor Teresa Eubanks @ Herbal Roots AT Rivertown Mercantile WILL BE HAVING OUR... at 11:30 a.m. (CT) Thursday, June 27 Healthy Measures Timeless Treasures Fashion Pleasures A N D Sweet Sage Man charged with felony battery on grandmother A 29-year-old Blountstown man was charged with felony battery on a person over the age of 65 follow ing an altercation with his grandmother. Jeremy Daran McClain was arrested June 18. McClain and his mother had come to her home on Glenn Kimbrel Road in Blount stown on June 3 to write out checks for her monthly bills. McClains mother then left the residence; her son stayed the behind. According to his grandmoth ment over a late fee he said she owed. She told him she pays her bills on the third of each month and was never charged a late fee. started cursing at her and told her she didnt know what she was talking about. When she picked up the charged her and shouted that she better not be calling the law. She said he started hitting her on the top of a reddened scalp. McClain was gone by the time deputies arrived. The victim said she feared McClain would end up A 19-year-old is facing a charge of interference with custody after a missing juvenile girl was found hiding with him in a camper Sunday. Arrested was Jessie Roy Bailey. The teenage girls grand mother realized she was gone when she got up Sun day morning. She told deputies from the Calhoun the girl had been previously involved with Bailey. She said the young woman had run away once before and was found with him. The girls cell phone was found in her bedroom. All messages and texts had been deleted. Deputies went to see Bai acknowledged that he and the missing juvenile had previously dated but said they were no longer seeing one another. A check was run to determine the recent coordi nates on Baileys cell phone. It was found that a call from the phone came through a cell tower near the missing girls home around 6 a.m. The arrest report noted that Bailey lives on the other side of the county. about a car matching the description of Baileys that was seen near a camper on JW Alexander Road. deputies approached the camper. Bailey answered the door and denied that the girl was with him and within a couple of minutes found the girl hiding in a corner next to a pair of bunk beds. She was returned to her grandmothers custody. Bailey was arrested and taken to the Calhoun County Jail. JESSE BAILEY JEREMY DARAN MCCLAIN was seen wearing a distinctive had noticed him wearing a few days after the thefts. The property owner turned over the pictures to the sheriff's photos downloaded from the in ternet that showed where one of the suspects lived nearby. Sgt. John Scheetz went to question Swain at his home and found him sitting in a truck with the lime green hat. When told that he had been photographed leaving with items admitted to taking the leveling tion of Vietnam-era military ser vice medals. Holder admitted that it was him in some of the photos. He said Swain asked him to go with him to retrieve some pool sticks he said he had found and stashed on the side of the road. He said he went into a shed on the property and looked around but denied taking anything else of value. The two turned over the pool were later returned to the owners. A juvenile who stated that he rode down Halley Road with Swain but didn't enter any build ings on the property was not charged. Swain was charged with grand theft and burglary of a structure. Holder was charged with petty theft and burglary of a structure. Both were given conditional releases following their arrests June 21. CAUGHT ON CAMERA continued from the front page An argument over a text message to a former gi rlfriend set off a dispute between a Hosford cou ple that led to both being arrested on domestic bat tery charges. According to the arrest report from the Liberty p.m. when she learned he had sent a text to his ex and they began arguing. cused him of lying and re ported that he threatened to hit her. Sadberry told a dep around to face her. She said she thought he was about to hit her so she slapped him. When he returned around guing. According to the ar friend. She accused him of push bing her arm and pulling her her right leg while she was and his friend then drove off. ing a deputy that things did not get physical during call the law. which included a large bruise on her right thigh and KALEN SKYLAR BURKE JENNIFER SADBERRY ITS VERY WISE TO ADVERTISE Make the most of your business with an ad in The Calhoun-Liberty JOURNAL EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
JUNE 26, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 3 T upperware Call Beth Eubanks Y OUR Tupperware Consultant at (850) 643-2498 or (850) 570-0235 Play all Summer with this great picnic set Go to the beach, the park, or just out in your own back yard! email at email@example.com I went to nudge him to wake him up, she said. His skin was cold and stiff. CRIME LAB INVESTIGATION This wasnt something we wanted to tackle by ourselves, said Nichols. The Florida Department of Law Enforcements Mobile Crime Lab was called to the scene. There was a trail of blood from his bedroom to his living room, according to Nichols. He said there was plenty of blood throughout the home due to arterial spurting. It was a graphic scene, he said, explaining, Thats why we treated it as if it were a homicide. The FDLE crime lab arrived later that evening and remained for about six hours to process the scene, which included photographing the inside of the trailer and doing extensive crime scene mapping, according to Nichols. Investigator Becky Reid of the Bay came to examine the body at the scene. Tracking dog teams from the prisons in Calhoun and Liberty County were called out to conduct a perimeter search as well. There were no tracks of anyone coming from or going to the property, said Nichols. The body was removed early Friday morning and taken to the medical examiners office in Panama City. Following the autopsy Saturday morning, the medical examiner determined that Ryan took his own life by cutting the main artery in his right arm with a pocket knife. MANY INJURIES Ryan had numerous wounds on his body, including lacerations where he had made what the medical examiner called hesitation cuts on his left arm before making the fatal cut on the inside of his right arm. Nichols said Ryan had limited mobility and often fell down. He was in the hospital just two days prior and was on a lot of medication, according to Nichols. He had a lot of injuries scrapes and said it appeared Ryans pet bulldog had caused the scratches around his neck and arm area, as well as several puncture wounds on his legs post-mortem. It is not an aggressive dog, Nichols pointed out and suggested, Maybe the dog was trying to get him to respond. It was estimated that Ryan had died 12 to 18 hours before he was found. There was no blood splatter to indicate an altercation, nothing to suggest foul play, he said. The investigation remains open pending the results of toxicology tests. Nichols described Ryan as kind of a loner whose main contact was with his sister and his pastor. calls about Ryan previously including two this month. On June 14, a deputy responded to his home after learning that he had missed his driveway and driven his car into a culvert. It was reported that Ryan appeared incoherent at the time and was believed to be heavily medicated. On June 18, his sister called for an ambulance and explained that her brother, who was heavily medicated, was repeatedly falling and had scratches all over his body. Nichols report noted that he found an empty prescription bottle of Xanax he said indicated Ryan was abusing his medication. His sister said he suffered a stroke in 2005 that left him paralyzed on his left side and in recent months, he had been getting worse. CALIFORNIA TO FLORIDA Ryans parents moved from California and then urged his sister to come to Calhoun County as well. Sis, you need to come out here. Its real nice...the people are so friendly, he told her. I came out here in 1989, she said, and added: I think it was one of the best things Ive done in my life. She said the support of good neighbors and friends is helping her handle the loss. For now, shell be taking care of the pet her brother left behind a bull mastiff named Booger. She describes him as a good dog and real friendly to him a home since her visual impairment Anyone who would like to adopt the BODY FOUND continued from the front page F R O M JEMISON HEATING & COOLING Lic RM14160924 Floridas unemployment rate continues to drop below the national average TALLAHASSEE Governor Rick Scott an nounced Floridas statewide unemployment rate for since September 2008. Floridas rate was down 0.1 and continues to fall below the national average, Governor Scott said, Each month we continue to distance ourselves from the national unemployment rate and it is clear we are succeeding in growing opportunities for Florida families to pursue the American Dream. Once again, Floridas unem ployment rate is well below the national average. While Florida communities have experienced some incredible successes, well continue working tirelessly to provide jobs to families across the Sunshine State. We had a very successful trip this week to the 50th Paris Air Show where we worked to grow Florida as a leader in aerospace and create more jobs and opportuni ties for Florida families. I was proud to announce that on the Space Coast. As we continue to announce new opportunities across our state like Vision Systems, it underscores that the policies we are implementing to create more jobs for our families are working. Since December 2010, Floridas statewide unem ployment rate has dropped four percentage points, from the same timeframe, the national unemployment rate Floridas improving economic climate continues to outpace the national recovery. Floridas unemploy ment rate has now declined year-over-year for 31 consecutive months. To view the May 2013 monthly employment data May unemployment rates the lowest since Sept. 2008 CORRECTION day, June 12 issue BUSINESS Floridas seasonally adjusted unemploy lowest since September 2008 when it was The May rate was down 0.1 percentage than the year ago rare of 8.8 percent. There Floridas seasonally adjusted total non May 2013, a decrease of 6,200 jobs over the month. The number of jobs in the state was up 122,500 from May a year ago. The unemployment rate for the Chipola Workforce Region (Calhoun, Holmes, Jack son, Liberty Washington) was 6.1 percent, a slight increase overall but the counties had an increase in the number employed and an increase in the number entering the work force. This rate was 1.5 percentage points lower than the regions year ago rate. Out of a labor force of 49,602 there were 3,033 unemployed region residents. May-13 Apr-13 May-12 Liberty.................6.2 5.5 7.1 Calhoun...............6.4 6.1 8.1
Page 4 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 26, 2013 Located at 20634 E. Central in Blountstown (850) 674-8801 "Fine Jewelry & Gifts" The Diamond Corner $ 20 JEANS, SHORTS AND MORE OFF FL LIC. # CMC1249570 Heating & Air Conditioning (850) 674-4777 Whaley CORLETTS ROOFING LLC FREE ESTIMATES Michael Corlett (850) 643-7062 We've got the fence posts to meet your needs. Dempsey Barron Road, BRISTOL (off Hwy. 12 N) Phone (850) 6435995 Liberty Post & Barn Pole SPEAK UP! WITH A LETTER TO THE EDITOR Write: The Calhoun-Liberty Journal P.O. Box 536, Bristol 32321 To the editor: I have always considered myself as a peacemaker of sorts. Maybe its an inherent Woodham trait, but I also believe that it is a gift from God. I have never real world it cannot always be seen through rose colored glasses. My entire adult life has been anything but peaceful, but I have learned to cope, adjust, and take one day, one hour, or sometimes just one minute at a time. In dealing with past life struggles, especially through the serious, complex medical issues our girls have faced over the past 14+ years, I have learned to be an eternal optimist. Several years ago, when faced with telling our eight-year-old that her brain tumor had returned after being tumor free since age three, I received some very valuable advice from Dr. Darryl Duggar. He told me to model the behavior that I wanted to see in her, as she would be watching us as her parents to determine how she would react to the situation. That advice has always stayed with me. I always try to remember that we, as parents, are being listened to and watched closely! I am very disturbed and disheartened by behaviors I have witnessed by some adults most of whom are parents. There is no doubt that we have some very heated issues ripping through our small county right now, but quite frankly, I dont care which side anyone is on or what anyone thinks the truth is. What I do care about is OUR County Liberty County and the kind of legacy we are leaving for our children who are our next generation of leaders. In times of turmoil they are observing us even more closely, and I am greatly concerned about what they are learning from us. The negative behavior I am referring to is that of a trucebreaker, which is the exact opposite of a peace maker. Their primary concern is their own self-interest, and they have little or nothing to do with those who do not agree with them. Consequently, relationships take divided. This hurt can become so deep that there is little or no chance for resolution. Sadly for us and for our children if we dont get a grip very quickly, these hurts will be so profound that they will be passed along to future generations. The character of a peacemaker is one of self-denial. They tend to overlook offenses, have a God-given abil ity to forgive, and do not respond or react to vengeful attacks. As for me, I choose to be a peacemaker and rise above the rights and wrongs. I certainly feel wrongfully treated at times, but I still choose to show kindness, respect, and patience to those who strike out in anger toward me or my family. I refuse to be held hostage by hate and bitterness, and this is the only way I know how to survive and remain at peace with myself, my family, and my God. For the sake of our children who are watching us, please consider your choice. You can be a trucebreaker crossed you, or you can be a peacemaker and experience can bring. We all have this choice, and we all have a purpose in life not to prove who is right or wrong but to care for those around us. I fully believe that God placed me here to be a helpmate to my husband of nearly 17 years, a mother to my two girls; my sweet 16-year-old daughter who is a brain tumor survivor, and to my spunky 14-year-old daughter who has shown great courage and determination in overcoming the daily ties. I am here to make use of what I have learned over to other families who are dealing with the unknowns those determinations and correct me if Im wrong, but I do believe that God Almighty is the ONLY judge who delivers the undisputed truth! Sadly, trucebreakers seem to think it is their mission in life to deliver truth that is, truth as they interpret it. Unfortunately, I have witnessed from my front row seat to this chaos that they use their truth as a weapon without any consideration for those in their path including children who end up hurt and wounded. What a weak foundation we are building when our children are exposed to adults behaving as bullies, and even more so, when this sort of behavior is applauded and accepted by other adults. Make no mistake. They are watching, and they are listeningto all of us! Its not too late for us to begin treating each other with some respect, and to demonstrate for our children valuable opinions, there is one undisputable fact. If we do not human kindness, decency, and restraint if we cannot grasp the importance of doing unto others as we would have them do unto us then no matter who wins, our children will losetherefore, we ALL lose! Respectfully, Angela Woodham Finch Bristol Children are watching and learning from adults bad behavior NEWS FROM THE PEWS Join us for a wonderful patriotic 30 at 6 p.m. This meeting is sponsored by the Liberty County Ministerial Associa tion. We are asking everyone to bring canned and nonperishable food items that will be donated to the CalhounLiberty Ministry Center. A mass choir will perform favor ite patriotic songs and there will be Telogia will bring a brief devotional message. May God bless America and please pray for our community and nation. First Baptist Church is located at 10677 NW Michaux Road and our phone is (850) 643-5400 if you have questions. The life of Jesus is coming alive Church this summer. The local teacher is Linda McClel lan. Linda is a very gifted teacher who has a Doctorate degree in education. Her classrooms are always valuable learning experiences. The study is entitled, Jesus, the developer of the curriculum and a portion of each session will be a the land where Jesus walked. Her studies have inspired thousands of and Linda are a wonderful teaching combination. There is always lively discussion and interaction. Your un derstanding and awareness of Jesus will be greatly enhanced. Join us this Sunday evening at 6 p.m. for an in-depth look at the central Patriotic service planned June 30 Summer Bible study starts Sunday Bristols Hannah Causseaux among 5 appointed to Chipola Board of Trustees Rick Scott announced three appoint ments and two reappointments to the Trustees. velopment Alliance and the Holmes County Development Commission. He received his bachelors and masters degrees in civil engineering from Au burn University. He succeeds Robert beginning June 24, 2013, and ending May 31, 2015. is the former Director of Appoint Governor. She received her bachelors degree in political science from Florida State University. She succeeds Mark beginning June 24, 2013, and ending May 31, 2014. Thomas Tommy Lassmann, 41, of Marianna, is a commercial banker University. Lassmann has served on the Jackson County Chamber of Com merce. He succeeds Wilton Crawford and is appointed for a term beginning June 24, 2013, and ending May 31, 2015. Gary Clark, 45, of Chipley, is the Cooperative. He received his bachelors degree in marketing from the Univer Washington County school board for twelve years. He is reappointed for a term beginning June 24, 2013, and ending May 31, 2015. retired. He was a member of the U.S. previously served as a Jackson County Commissioner. He is reappointed for a term beginning June 24, 2013, and ending May 31, 2014. The appointments are subject to
JUNE 26, 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: firstname.lastname@example.org ADS: email@example.com 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! 5,300 Wednesday, June 26 Thursday June 27 Friday, June 28 TODAYS MEETINGS noon, Cal houn-Liberty Hospital 7 p.m., Calhoun County Old Ag Bldg. east door, in front of jail TODAYS MEETINGS Bristol Girl Scout Troop #303, 6:30 p.m. (ET) at The Club AA 7 p.m., basement of Calhoun County Courthouse 7:30 p.m., Veterans Civic Center Monday, July 1 Tuesday, July 2 Sunday, June 30 TODAYS MEETINGS 2 p.m., Ag. Bldg., Conf. Rm, across from Courthouse 6 p.m., Fire House 6 p.m., St. Paul AME Church in Blountstown AA 6 p.m., Altha Community Center 7 p.m. (CT), Dixie Lodge in Btown 7 p.m., Apalachee Restaurant 7 p.m., Altha VFD 7-8 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, Hosford TODAYS MEETINGS 5-8 p.m. (CT), WT Neal Civic Center, Blountstown 6 p.m., Altha Community Center 7 p.m., Hosford Library 9 a.m. 5 p.m. Story Time Hosford Library 10:30 11 a.m. Place Foundation, Senior Singles Gathering 6 p.m. (CT), Gazebo Cafe Shop and Deli Saturday, June 29 Attend the Church of your choice this Sunday BIRTHDAYS Jamie Clay, Wennon Arnold, Julie James Scott, Tracy OBryan, Teresa Stanley Yates, Brittany Holley BIRTHDAYS ~ BIRTHDAYS Jennifer Daniels, Linda Bontrager, Jessie Kelley, Donna Mercer, Larry Barbee BIRTHDAYS Jina Willis, BIRTHDAYS Jessica Hobby, Bliss Moreau Donations need for LC Ozone Team Congratulations to the Liberty County Ozone Baseball Team. We are asking for your support to help send the team of twelve deserving boys and their families to East Lakeland Friday, July 12 through Thursday, July 18 to compete for the State Championship. Any donations that you can give will be greatly appreciated. If you have questions or need any additional information, please contact Richie Smith, director at (850) 6432175. Downtown Blountstown will be brimming with activity on the Fourth of July! RiverTown Community Church and sponsors, Ramsey Piggly Wiggly and the Blount stown Rotary Club, will be pro show. The Blountstown Middle School campus (formerly BHS) will be the launch site and the entire campus will be closed. However, downtown will be a perfect spot to see the show. And thats where all the other fun comes into play. Blountstown Main Street will be sponsoring Moonlight Market at 6 p.m. Last year, the event kicked off with a parade and Main Street is plan ning to do another one this year. The only change...it will be a marching parade down North Pear Street from the train to the redlight. Little league teams, local Scouts, 4-H clubs, families, pets, church groups, anyone with some patriotic spirit is invited to join the parade! Wear your red, white and blue and show your love for our great nation! Judges will recognize the most patriotic. Following the parade, the same stretch of North Pear Street will be open for the huge street festival. Artists, crafters, food, and merchant vendors are invited to enter a FREE booth at this event. Farmers, bring your fresh produce to sell! To reserve your free booth space or enter the parade, call Kelli at 447-2765. Food vendors are urged to sign up early and declare the type of food they will be serving. We will only have one vendor for each food type to help For instance, if you are selling hamburgers, no other vendor will sell that item. Due to popular demand, free giveaways WILL be allowed at the event. However, anyone giving away food or merchandise needs to register with Blountstown Main Street, the same as vendors who are selling. The policy still applies that no one will be allowed to sell or give away a food item that another vendor has registered to sell or offer at their booth. To all those who wish to give away free items, please under stand: The previous rule to not allow freebies in the market area was not made to prevent anyone from being generous or keep them from showing kindness to the community. But last year, we had several vendors who bought food, beverages and even merchandise to sell, only to be met Independence Day Program June 29 Post 12010, Post 272, and Post 172 will host an Independence Day Program after the Walk to Liberty on Saturday, June 29 beginning at 9:45 a.m. (ET) at Veterans Memorial Civic Center. Guest speaker will be Mayor Steve Cutshaw. Invocation will be conducted by Chaplain Carl Peddie and Benedic tion by Brother Doug Hemanes LCHS student Ann Marie Brown will deliver a patriotic speech and W.R. Tolars Luke Johnson will sing the National Anthem. Songs for the program will be led by Gayle Grissett. In addition, past and present Vet erans will present the Post Colors, awards, Flag Folding Ceremony, Taps and closing remarks. Please plan to join us for this special Independence program as well as the Walk to Liberty across the bridge. Calhoun County Schools would like to announce that parents can now pick your childs school. For more information contact your Calhoun County report cards now available for pickup Twyla Dawson-Taylor, who is in need of a kidney transplant. The fundraiser is planned for Friday, July 5 at 12 p.m. Dinners to be sold will include grilled chicken, green beans, potato salad, rolls and cake. Drinks will be sold separately. Donations are greatly appreciated and the family of Twyla Dawson-Taylor thank you in advance. For more information contact Twyla Dawson-Taylor at (850) 570-7581 or Shontae Taylor at (850) 597-3348. Blountstown Public Library to hold Genealogy Room Dedication July 8 The Blountstown Public Library is pleased to invite everyone to join us Monday, July 8 for the 6 p.m. dedica tion of the Genealogy Room. It is located in the Family Learn ing Center at the Blountstown Public Library. This new service is being sponsored by Ocheesee Chapter 2693, CSA. Janice Moore, President of the Chapter will be making a presentation for genealogy research. Additionally two computers and a large number of reference materials will be available. If you are searching for your Eu ropean, American-Indian, AfricanAmerican, Asian, Arabic, or other family origins the genealogy room will be helpful. Ms. Moore will be sched uling genealogy research classes that will give you the basic skills to use the your answers. Light refreshments will be served; parking is in the back of the Blount stown Public Library. Walk to Liberty 8:40 a.m. (ET), meet at Veterans Civic Center, Bristol or Minnie Lees Restaurant, Blount stown with others who were giving away those same items. A well-meaning gesture wound up hurting these people who showed up expecting to raise money cash to take a family vacation, or even pay their bills. A compromise is necessary to help this become a win-win situation for those wishing to do outreach to the community with free items, as well as those who would like to earn some money. That is why we need everyone to REGISTER and let us know ahead of time what you are wishing to sell or give away. Every vendor who has called Blountstown Main Street to sign up has been very understanding and even appreciative of this new rule because it helps them have a successful booth. Thank you to everyone participating for your willingness to help this work out for every vendor, those selling and those giving items away. This event is all about generos donated by RCC, Piggly Wiggly and Rotary Club, and the free booth spaces provided by Main Street. Bring your lawn chair, then settle in at Magnolia Square, along the sidewalks or the greenspace next to show after dark.
Page 6 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 26, 2013 C ORNER Jerry Cox is a retired military OXS COMMENTARY Late Night Laughs A RECAP OF RECENT OBSERVATIONS BY LATE NIGHT TV HOSTS. For 99% of Americans, the Bill of Rights is the Constitution of the United States. While many know much about the Bill of Rights, few know little about the basic Constitution. For most Americans, the Bill of Rights is sacrosanct, etched in stone, but the basic Constitution is a bit hazy. The Federalists, founders of the Constitution, believed that there was no need for a Bill of Rights. In Federalist 84, Alexander Hamilton pointed out that a Bill of Rights, nor mally between people and a ruler, was irrelevant in a republic in which the people themselves are the col lective sovereign. The Bill of Rights was a product of Anti-Federalist op position to the writing of the Con stitution. The Anti-Federalists and Federalists still existRepublicans and Democrats. After 226 years, the Federalists, Anti-Federalists is sues continue to fester. The current Bill of Rights dustup concerns the right of Americans to know everything that the gov ernment does. Freedom of the press is the issue. Ask the man on the street, and he will tell you that free dom of the press is bedrock of American democracy. I agree, but does the government have the right to keep information secret from the American people? If you ask the man on the street, the answer will be no. Americans distrust their government to the point of national paranoia. For many, it doesnt mat ter that government secrecy may be in the best in terest of Americans. It doesnt matter that the gov ernment may be attempting to protect the American public from harm, particularly terrorist attacks. The fact that the government has secrets to protect its op erations from the prying eyes of our adversaries is not acceptable to the national media and the Ameri can people. For many Americans, government is evil, and if an evil government is keeping secrets it must be some dastardly plot against its own people. Before writing this column, I watched Gary Pruitt, CEO of the Associated Press, address the National Press Club in Washington DC. As expected, Pruitt defended the APs roll in reporting that the CIA had defeated an al Qaida plot in Yemen. Pruitt stated that this was a plot to do harm to the U.S. and the people had a right to know. This plot involved a double-agent working with the U.S., the UK and Saudi Arabia. The U.S. stated that the event wasnt an actual attempt to do harm to the U.S., but that the CIA was using the doubleagent to run a scam on the terrorists. The AP dis agreed and stayed with their story that the terrorists were planning to do harm to the U.S. Who is right? But does it matter? After hearing Pruitts explanation, I dont have any problem with the AP printing the story. In all days during which security issues were considered. Pruitts main complaint was that the U.S. Depart ment of Justice investigated the AP for publishing this story. I think that the government was wrong to do so. I dont have any problem with the news media re porting on government at any level. If the mayor is romancing the chief clerk, tell the world. If the IRS is spending big bucks on conventions, tell the world. If state legislators are gerrymandering voting districts for political gain, tell the world. Im all for transparent govern ment, but I draw the line on whis tleblowers like Edward Snowden who rat out the NSA and the gov ernments efforts to counter terrorist activities. Im part of government. Im not paranoid. I dont think that government is evil. I dont think that black helicopters are going to land on my lawn and take my pistols. I think that to protect this place called America, the government has a right to some secrets that shouldnt be blabbed to the world and our enemies. People who are entrusted with government secrets and then who decide that the American people should know and reveal national security secrets should be prosecuted. So should any news media that aides and abets people like Snowden. Freedom of the press is not absolute. The news media cant libel and slander. Im amazed at how many people believe that it is OK for the news me dia to participate in a crime. A frequent excuse for publishing secrets is that er excuse is that the information is not important for example, is that the public has a right to know and debate this information. Snowden reveals that the U.S. has been spying on China. Do tell. Who woudda thunk it? Snowden claims to be able to read anyones e-mail. Really? Everyone tells the story in his or her best interest. Did the news media ever consider asking Snowden to prove his allegations? All we have heard is his pronouncements. Someone should say, Prove it. Russia, alleging that he wants to defect to Ecua dor. The Wikileak Group is aiding and abetting wrong with this plan? Does anyone think that the Chinese, Russians and Ecuadorians are aiding Snowden out of the good ness of their hearts? Snowden is going to be milked for every bit of information that he has in his traitor ous brain. Is Snowden so stupid that he thinks that the peo ple of his eventual home away from home care about his concerns for human rights or the rights of the American people to know Americas secrets? Gives new meaning to moron. This is AmericaNo secrets, please On Friday the Food Network announced they would not renew Paula Deens contract, and her. JIMMY KIMMEL JAY LENO JIMMY KIMMEL CONAN OBRIEN NSA leaker Edward Snowden somehow man JAY LENO CONAN OBRIEN CBS has a new show called Under the Neil Patrick Dome. CRAIG FERGUSON Actually, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are DAVID LETTERMAN CRAIG FERGUSON DAVID LETTERMAN ond term as a total loss. JAY LENO No one knows exactly where NSA whistle ment. He released a statement that says, No CONAN OBRIEN you. JAY LENO JIMMY KIMMEL
JUNE 26, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 7 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: C ITY T IRE C O. "Volkswagens to semi's, we handle them all" store to the parts place and then TOYO TIRES "Authorized Dealer" ACCEPTING NEW PA TIENTS www.bristoldentalclinic.com DENTURE LAB ON PREMISES Same-Day Service on Repairs & Relines Bristol Dental Clinic 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) WPHK Radio K-102.7 FM WYBT Radio Y-1000 AM Latest Country Charted songs & your favorite oldies. Swap Shop Away. The Great Chipola Frog Odyssey Chipola State College in Marianna, Flor ida takes its name from the Chipola River that originates nearby. This is a story about the incredible talent it takes to get into trou ble in both of those places at the same time. Our adventure started late one night dur that could make or break their GPA. All the Wayne Purvis and I had decided on a bolder, more practical approach to preparing for the end of the term. tervention, major computer errors or the apoca of them.) So, using the same sound judgment for frogs to use as a peace offering than to study fully understand.) * going. He mumbled something unintelligible that I interpreted as, Fine. Be careful. stream to the mouth of the Old River, a small That effort paid off big because the place turned out to be an amphibian goldmine. By the * you hear either of those things, nothing good is ishment. somebody had run a beer can through a blender. tion. * boat three miles upstream to the landing. And at close to Jehue Landing and decided our best op inspires epic poems, Bible stories and Disney movies. in the middle of the night is still a really patches and along dim roads. I had re the possibility that my father might have search parties looking for us. I could picture him being both concerned and mad. But mostly mad. * the silver lining to a very dark cloud. His dad, pressed. Robin Hood, Big Gary said. JIM McCLELLANS OUTDOORS Down South FWC defers action on rule prohibiting importation of deer The Florida Fish and Wildlife Con servation Commission (FWC) deferred action until September on a rule prohibit ing the importation of live captive deer into Florida from out-of-state sources. in Lakeland, Commissioners said they stakeholders about options designed to disease (CWD) being introduced into the state. but is a contagious neurological disease affecting deer, elk and moose. It is similar far, the disease has been discovered in in South Korea. Since the beginning of May, the FWC has received much public comment and hunting preserves. The Commission used For more information on CWD, go to go to MyFWC.com/Deer. Buy, sell & trade with an ad in THE JOURNAL
Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 26, 2013 CHLOE ALEXANDRA MCCLENDON James Alvin and Carla Joy McClendon are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Chloe Alexandra McClendon. She was born on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital weighing 6 lbs. 12 ozs. and measured 18 inches long. Her grandparents are Carl and Sandra Bradwell of Blue Creek and Jerry and Helen McClendon of Blountstown. She was welcomed home by her big brother, Jordan and her cousin, Kelly. RILEIGH TAYLOR SEWELL Rileigh Taylor Sewell will celebrate her 14th birthday on Tuesday, July 2. She is the daughter of Brian and Lisa Jo Sewell of Telogia. Her grandparents are Gene and Vicky Coleman of Hosford, Silas and Susie Summerlin and Clifford Sewell, all of Telogia. Her great-grandparents are Betty Elkins of Hosford and Nora Lee Summerlin of Telogia. She enjoys spending time with her friends, texting and making sure her little brother, Brant stays in line. TRITON TURTLEBUG HAYES DAVIS Triton Turtlebug Hayes Davis Wednesday, June 26. He is the son of Keith and Amanda Davis. His grandparents are Howard and Londa Davis and Denise Cobb. He is the little brother of Aleasha Davis and Ashton Pierce. He loves spending time running around outside, playing with his dogs and eating watermelon. OPENING ON JULY 1st OPENING ON JULY 1st Save money on your cell phone bill nationwide prepaid cellular FEATURED PLAN $ 55 *Unlimited Talk *Unlimited Tex & MMS *2 GB of Data Perfect unlimited plan with MORE data! Per Mth OR CHOOSE ONE OF OUR OTHER PLANS: $ 39 95 $ 29 95 $ 12 00 PER MTH PER MTH PER MTH Taking Prepaid Payments for all Carriers Call now for these low rates! (850) 643-6069 or (850) 643-7552 *PagePlusCellular.com 20755 Central Ave East, Blountstown EXTRA PARKING IN THE BACK OF THE STORE Child Find Pre-K Screenings Liberty County Schools will sponsor Pre-K screenings for the upcoming school year. Any parent/guardian that would like to have his/her 3-4 year old child screened should call for a Pre-K screening appointment. Parents or legal guardian must provide permission for the child to participate. Par ents are also requested to bring proof of residency with 911 address proof of income scheduled by calling 643-2275 ext. 242. SCREENING SCHEDULE: Tuesday, July 16 EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER West Gadsden Historical Society plans July 4 event at Dezell House The West Gadsden Historical Society will celebrate its 9th Annual Open House on Thursday, July 4 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the historic Dezell House, 328 East 8th St., Greensboro. Various historical displays will be on exhibit, in cluding a portion of Buddy Pitts picture collection. Our annual bake sale will be a delicious feature as well. This will be your chance to get some homemade baked goods while contributing to a worthy cause. We look forward to the return of Coastal Seafood Restaurant of Panacea, who will be offering scrump tious seafood lunches at the Dezell House from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. We invite you to come and enjoy time visiting with your family, friends, and neighbors. During the past months, many of you have watched the progress of the Greensboro Depot restoration. Concrete Services, Inc. of Quincy has recently turned over the Depot keys to the West Gadsden Historical Society. CSI did a won derful job restoring the old Depot and construct ing the adjacent meeting/ classroom building. The work now begins to fur nish the Depot in order for railroad museum. Although it is located along the Apalachicola Northern Railroad, historical items from any railroad will be displayed. We welcome your donations. These may be made to memorialize or honor a loved one. You are now invited to preview on July 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. this new addition to Greensboro and Gadsden County. At 10 a.m., the Woodmen of the World will have a invited to attend and you are welcome to be included in a photograph of this historic occasion. The Society pole by the Woodmen of the World. The West Gadsden Historical Society appreciates the tremendous support received each year from Greensboro and the surrounding communities. We look forward to seeing you again this year. For further information, please e-mail info@gadsdenhis tory.org or call (850) 442-6434. Order of Confederate Rose Chapter 23 President Brenda Morse presented Chapter Secretary Karla Hall preciation for this past year of outstanding service to the Southern Antebellum Sisterhood Chapter 23 and Sons of Confederate Veterans Calhoun County Camp 2212. Both ladies have gone above and beyond to assist with Preserving True Southern History of Calhoun County and tireless working for Both Organizations. Those interested in the Order of Confederate Rose or Sons of Confederate Veterans are urged and welcome to come to the regular scheduled meeting at the Altha Community Center at 6 p.m. (CT) on Monday, July 15 (both Organizations meet on the third Monday of every month at the Altha Community Center at 6 p.m CT) We would like to also thank everyone that took time to come out and support the Meet and Greet on Saturday, June 15 and southern writer Dale Cox. Thanks to your support the event was a huge success. President Brenda Morse and Chapter Secretary Karla Hall. President Brenda Morse and Chapter Member Terrie German. Confederate Rose Chapter honors two members births Birthdays Joy School of Art Now accepting new students for summer break To reserve your space and time please call Dr. Tamaria E. Joyner (850) 674-2633 or (850) 674-5731 Joy School of Art is located at 20869 SE Sherry Avenue in Blountstown. AGES 8 & up You will receive instruction in drawing skills and use of different media, charcoal, pastels, acrylic and much more. Class sessions are two or three hours. Studio will be open weekly on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 1 8 p.m. Other classes are also available every other Saturday from 1 5 p.m. Blountstowns Janice Sumner among 7 appointed to Early Learning Coalition TALLAHASSEE Governor Rick Scott today announced seven appoint ments to Early Learning Coalitions across the state. Early Learning Co alition of the Big Bend Region, Inc.: *Janice Sumner, 61, of Blountstown, is a bro ker with United Country Real Estate. She succeeds Monesia Brown and is ap pointed for a term begin ning June 25, 2013, and ending April 30, 2016. *Paula Arnold, 49, of Greenville, is the owner of Quest Management Consultants. She suc ceeds Maureen McCarthyDaughton and is appointed for a term beginning June 25, 2013, and ending April 30, 2015. *Monesia Brown, 41, of Tallahassee, is an at torney with Metz Husband & Daughton. She succeeds Bryan Desloge and is ap pointed as chair for a term beginning June 25, 2013, and ending April 30, 2017. Early Learning Coali tion of Manatee County: *Andrew Minor, 35, cial advisor with Merrill Lynch. He succeeds Susan Miller and is appointed for a term beginning June 25, 2013, and ending April 30, 2016. *Howard Veltz, 66, of Bradenton, is a self accountant. He is reap pointed as chair for a term beginning June 25, 2013, and ending April 30, 2017. Early Learning Coali tion of Northwest Florida: *Jon McFatter, 49, of Lynn Haven, is the owner of Bay County Fence. He is reappointed as chair for a term beginning June 25, 2013, an ending April 30, 2017. Early Learning Coali tion of Orange County: *Linda Landman-Gon zalez, 62, of Orlando, is the vice president of community relations and government affairs for the Orlando Magic. She suc ceeds Richard Morrison and is appointed as chair for a term beginning June 25, 2013, and ending April 30, 2017.
JUNE 26, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 9 Hosford's 21st CCLC summer camp enjoyed a week learning about Florida's beautiful beaches! We kicked off our Life's A Beach theme learning about Florida's coast lines, what makes them different from other beaches, ebb and tide handprint crabs and big buckets that Andrew's Bay State Park in Panama on the beach and then were able to CCLC Summer Camp continues with a week of learning about states beaches FROM LEFT: Kevin Mercuri, Michael and Rachel Glisson and Riley Graham show off their beach buckets. with kids from neighboring Panhandle counties left Sunday to attend a week long stay at the Florida Sheriffs Youth ence includes swimming, hiking, crafts, for boys and girls between the ages of Calhoun kids head for Sheriffs Youth Camp FROM LEFT: Jaquavius Green, Jennifer Yon, Danny Stallworth, David Vay Cheuvront, Bradley Cheuvront, Anthony Bartley and Ashley Yon. There will be NO Changes to your solid waste collection for the July 4th Holiday on Thursday, July 4. All services will be completed on your normal scheduled day. Waste Pro would like to thank you and wish you a HAPPY & SAFE HOLIDAY To Our Liberty County & City of Bristol Waste Pro Customers Trammell named Chipola College Alumnus of the Year about Chipola College and going to bed at night from the long list of contributions he has made to in the Hometown Hero category of the LeRoy Col lins Distinguished Alumni Awards program spon mendous role that community colleges play in higher For his leadership, Floridas Community Colleges He was particularly attuned to the needs of Chipola $3 million for a Literature/Language building and Following his tenure in the legislature, for 13 years those honoring the memory of prominent Chipola alumni through the creation of endowed scholarships Appreciation Club, taking the lead in raising hundreds of thousands of dollars to help the colleges basket As a teacher, college basketball coach, lawyer and ships and by personally assisting students in need at Chipola, was the day he met his wife Kay in a Chi Robert Trammell has been named the Chipola Alumnus of the Year for 2013. LEGAL NOTICES Notice of FICTITIOUS NAME REGISTRATION We hereby give notice to regis ter in compliance with Section 865.09, Florida Statutes. NO TICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage name of: BUSINESS NAME & ADDRESS Happy Heart Homes 10908 NW Green Trace Lane Liberty County Bristol, FL 32321 intends to register the said name with the Division of Cor porations of the Florida Depart ment of State, Tallahassee, FL. OWNER NAME & ADDRESS Leslie Virgil Brown 10908 NW Green Trace Lane Bristol, FL 32321 6-26-13 ______________________________ PUBLIC NOTICE Walker Engineering, Inc. (on behalf of Fairpoint Communi cations) proposes to replace an existing 200-foot overall height guyed-type tower with a pro posed 260-foot overall height self-supporting lattice telecom JOBS CHIPOLA COLLEGE is accepting applications for FULL TIME NURSING FACULTY sibilities are available at www.chipola.edu/ personnel/jobs Candidates may be subject to background inves tigations. Contact Human Resources at mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org or at (850)718-2269 for application details. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Blountstown Police Department JOB ANNOUNCEMENT The Blountstown Police Dept. is accepting applica tions for a full time Maintenance employee Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, high and have a valid drivers license issued by the State of Florida. Duties will include investigating animal complaints and taking proper action to handle the problem, main taining the upkeep of the animal shelter and grounds, maintaining the grounds at the police department and maintenance and service checks on all department ve hicles and other related work as required. Applications may be picked up at the Blountstown Police Dept. located at 16908 NE Pear Street. The deadline for applying is July 3. We are an Equal Oppor tunity Employer and drug and tobacco free workplace. munications structure located at 17040 NW 18th Street, Blountstown, Calhoun County, Florida; Tax Parcel ID 29-1N08-0000-0063-0000. The tower would be lit using medium in tensity, dual system (FAA Style E (L-864/L-865/L-810). Walker Engineering, Inc. invites com ments from any interested par ty on the impact the proposed undertaking may have on any districts, sites, buildings, struc American history, archaeology, engineering, or culture that are listed or determined eligible for listing in the National Reg ister of Historic Places. Com to historic resources may be sent to Environmental Corpo ration of America, ATTN: Dina Bazzill, 1375 Union Hill Indus trial Court, Suite A, Alpharetta, GA 30004. Ms. Bazzill can be reached at (770) 667-2040 ext. 111. Comments must be received within 30 days of the date of this notice. In addition, any interested party may also request fur ther environmental review of the proposed action by noti reasons that the action may the quality of the human envi ronment pursuant to 47 CFR Section 1,1307. This request must only raise environmen online using the FCC plead ings system or mailed to FCC Requests for Environmental Review, Attn: Ramon Williams, 445 12th Street SW, Washing ton, DC 20554 within 30 days of the date that this notice is an online Request for Environ mental Review can be found at www.fcc.gov/asr/environmen talrequest. Refer to File No. A0842129 when submitting the information about the proposed action. 6-26-13
Page 10 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 26, 2013 Charles McClellan Funeral Home Butler-Morgan/Morgan-McClellan Funeral Home Building at 15 S. Jackson St., Quincy, 32351 Phone: (850) 627-7677 or 643-2277 Charles K. McClellan Licensed Funeral Director 42 years experience Call us Let us explain how we can conveniently handle arrangements in Liberty County. Telephone (850) 674-2266 Your hometown funeral home since 1994 A Hometown Funeral Director You Can Trust and Depend On! Funeral Services with Dignity, Caring and Professionalism. Marlon Peavy Peavy Funeral Home & Crematory SHIRLEY ANN CONE BRISTOL Shirley Ann Cone, 76, of Bristol, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2013 in Blountstown. She was born in Crossett, AR on September 26, 1936 to the late Lewis T. and Averice Francis Hayes Wright. She retired in 1994 from Miami-Dade Public School where she was a secretary for 25 years. Survivors include her husband, Franklin Cone of Bristol; two daughters, Caren Hager and her husband, Stephen of Homestead and Connie Walters and her husband, Victor of Delano, MN; a cousin, Donald tin Hager and his wife, Crystina, Kyle Hager, Kellye Rodney and her husband, Nicholas, Taylor Walters and Erin Walters; two great-grandchildren, Brigid Walters and Lucas Rodney; several nieces, nephews and other extended family. Memorialization will be by cremation. Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrange ments. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh. com. THOMAS STERLING TOMMY SMITH ALTHA Thomas Sterling Tommy Smith, 74, of Born in Quincy on January 23, 1939, he graduated from the University of Florida and worked for the Florida Department of Agriculture for over 30 years. He loved living on the Chipola River, spending time with his family, working in the yard and caring for his dogs. His witty sense of humor and big heart was enjoyed by all who knew him well. Whether he was known as Tommy, Daddy, Big Daddy, Big Pop, or Mr. Smith, he will be greatly missed. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Frank Smith, Sr., and Edna Owens Smith; one brother, John Frank Bobo Smith, Jr.; one sister, Marianne Smith Curry. Survivors include one daughter, Victoria Leigh Smith Bigsby and her husband, Joe of Tallahassee; two sons, Thomas S. Smith, Jr., and his wife, Kayla of Marianna and John Michael Smith and his wife, Kim of Altha; four grandsons, Dylan and Mason Smith and Wake and Miller Bigsby; one granddaughter, Karsyn Smith, to all of whom he was Big Pop; he is also survived by his former wife and friend, Velma Smith of Blountstown. An informal Celebration of Life was held on Sat urday, June 22 at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel in Blountstown. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. pola Nursing Pavilion Activity Department, 4294 3rd Avenue, Marianna, FL 32446 to carry on his generous spirit. DENNIS CARPENTER TALLAHASSEE Dennis Carpenter, 47, of Tal lahassee, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2013 in Tallahassee. He was born on Aug. 18, 1965 in Tal lahassee and had lived in Tallahassee for the past 30 years. He was owner and operator of several businesses including DND Fireworks and two Tropical Smoothie Cafes. He served as president of The Florida Sheriffs Boys Ranch Alumni Association for 12 years. He was very active serving the needs of the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches for over 25 years. He was also a mem ber of the Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspections Board from Nov. 1, 2009 until his death. His service to this board was as a consumer and came through an appointment from the Secretary of State. He was a caring and giving person. Those who knew him will cherish their memories for a lifetime. He was preceded in death by one brother, Darryl F. Carpenter, a baby sister and his grandparents, Tommy and Louise Carpenter and R.H. and Jessie Bateman. Survivors include his mother, Gwynn Carpenter of Tallahassee; his father and stepmother, Jerry Carpenter and his wife, Laura of Blountstown;four brothers, Ger ald Carpenter and his twin brother, Danny Carpenter, both of Tallahassee, Michael Carpenter of Blountstown and Jerry Carpenter, Jr.; nieces and nephews, Daniel, Nicole, Ashley, Danny Jr., Dwayne and Hunter. Services were held on Monday, June 24 at Evangel Assembly of God Church in Tallahassee with Reverend Mystic Cemetery. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. Dennis J. Carpenter Memorial Endowment Fund, c/o Florida Sheriff's Youth Ranches, P.O. Box 2000, Live Oak, FL 32064. GEORGE PATRICK RYAN CLARKSVILLE George Patrick Ryan, 59, of Clarksville, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2013 at his home. He was born on September 15, 1953 in New Orleans, LA and had lived in Clarksville since 1988, coming from California. He was a retired ship builder and a member of Victory Hill Pentecostal Holiness Church. He was preceded in death by one brother, Robert Edward Ryan, Sr. Survivors include one daughter, Melissa Ryan of Lancaster, CA; one brother, Paul Edward Ryan of Lancaster, CA; one sister, Sharon Ryan of Clarksville; several nieces and nephews. Memorial services were held Tuesday, June 25 at Victory Hill Pentecostal Holiness Church with Rever be by cremation. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. DORA ELLEN HANNA GREENSBORO Dora Ellen Hanna, 79, of Greens boro, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at her home. A long-time resident of Gadsden County, she was born on April 21, 1934 in Sopchoppy and was a graduate of Sopchoppy High School. Together with her husband, they owned Shepards Mill, the last waterpowered grist mill in Florida. During their 20 years of ownership they transformed a small mill serving local customers into a successful wholesale grocery busi ness serving stores throughout North Florida. Through their 55 years of marriage and friendship, they shared a steadfast commitment to one another, their family and being good citizens of their community. She took extreme pride in the success and happiness of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchild. She was a long-time member of the First Baptist Church of Greensboro where she was an active member of the BYKOTA Sunday School class. She previously served as Executive Director of the Gadsden County Senior Citizens Center and also worked at Talquin Electric Cooperative and the Florida State Hospital in Chattahoochee. She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Lola Donella McKenzie of Sopchoppy; her hus band, Wayne Hanna; her sisters, Myrtice Strickland and Iris Bell; her brothers, John, Clinton, Paul, Sam, David and Daniel McKenzie. Survivors include two sons, Randy Hanna and his wife, Jerri of Tallahassee and Sammy Hanna and his wife, Stacy of Hosford; one daughter, Donna Rowan and her husband, Allen of Birmingham, AL; seven grand children, Carrie, Grace Ellen, Curtis and McKenzie Hanna, Tracy Easterwood and her husband, Brandon, Jamie Rowan, Dani Taylor; and one great-grandchild, Garrison Easterwood. Services were held Saturday, June 22 at the First Baptist Church of Greensboro. Charles McClellan Funeral Home in Quincy was in charge of the arrangements. Friends may make memorial contributions to the First Baptist Church of Greensboro, P.O. Box 100, Greensboro, FL 32330; The Florida Baptist Childrens Home, 8415 Buck Lake Road, Tallahassee, FL 32317; or The American Cancer Society. JANICE LELA MAYO ALTHA Janice Lela Mayo, 73, of Altha, passed away Fri day, June 21, 2013. She was from Calhoun Department of Corrections and was a member of Blountstown Community Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Willard Mayo and her parents, Harrison and Victoria Stewart Allen. Survivors include three sons, Michael Mayo and his wife, Debbie of Clarksville, James Mayo of Altha and Richard Mayo and his wife, Cheryl of Red Oak Com munity; three daughters, Kim Butler and her husband, Travis of Altha, Kathryn Bridges of Blountstown and Juanita Knapp of Arizona; one sister, Margie Redd of Panama City; eleven grandchildren, Kristina and Scott Bailey, Staci, Dillon, Ricky, Sarah, Jessica and Eric Mayo, Cory Girardot, Ashley Norris and Ashley Curlee; eleven great-grandchildren, Savanna, Sterling, Zack, Jeremiah, Carson, Braden, Hailey, Kloee, Sadie, Bradley and Jayce. Services were held Sunday, June 23 at Blountstown ating. Interment followed in Pine Memorial Cemetery. Adams Funeral Home was in charge of the arrange ments. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh. com. ELAINE RAE ULMER COHEE BLOUNTSTOWN Elaine Rae Ulmer Cohee, 83, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2013 in Blountstown. She was born in Stuart on May 2, 1930 and lived there until graduation from Martin County High School. She attended Florida State University and graduated from Business College in West Palm Beach. After working as a bookkeeper at Ulmer Motors for several years, she was employed by the Martin County Tax Collector until moving to Blountstown in 1984. She was employed by the Jackson County Tax Collector until her retirement. She was a member of Macedonia First Baptist Church of Blountstown. She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Bill Cohee; her mother and father Lena and Ralph Ulmer; and one son, Daniel Cohee. Survivors include one sister, Peggy Ulmer Davidson of Stuart; a nephew, Mark Davidson of Stuart; three granddaughters, seven great-grandchildren and dear friends Kay and Robert Trammell of Tallahassee. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the church. Services will be held on Thursday, June 27 at 11 a.m. (CT) at Macedonia Baptist Church. Memorialization will be by Cremation. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. LARRY LEE JOE RED SHULER BRISTOL Larry Lee Joe Red Shuler, 67 of Bristol, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2013 at his home. He was born on March 29, 1946 in Liberty County and had lived here most of his life. He retired as building inspector for Liberty County with over 20 years. He was of the Protestant faith. Survivors include, his wife of 22 years, Patricia Shuler of Bristol; his mother, Helen King of California; one son, Larry Evan Shuler and his wife, Shealene of Hosford; one stepson, Jarrett Pridgeon of Evansville, IN; two brothers, Evan Tipton and Bobby Darrell Rev ell, both of California; and two grandchildren, Gunter and Lucas Barber. Memorial services will be held Thursday, June 27 at 11 a.m. (ET) at the home of Joe Red and Patricia Shuler, 24784 NW CR 333 in Bristol, FL with Reverend Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. JOHNNIE CECIL NEWSOME KINARD Johnnie Cecil Newsome, 74, of Kinard, passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at his home. He was born on September 16, 1938 in Bay County, and had lived in Kinard for most of his life. He was a re tired heavy equipment operator and mechanic. He was a member of Advent Christian Church in Clarksville. Survivors include his wife, Betty Newsome of Kinard; one son, John Keith J.K. Newsome and his and her husband, Joe, of Youngstown; two brothers, George Newsome of Clarksville and Ralph Newsome and his wife, Jean of Kinard; one sister, Rita Gay of Jacob Newsome and his wife, Betsie, Zachery New some and his wife, Jessie and Wesley Newsome and his wife, Leigh; six great-grandchildren, Tristan, Khole, Elijah, Scarlett, Blaine and Josie. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, June 26 at 10 a.m. (CT) at Pine Memorial Cemetery in Blountstown. Interment will follow. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. WANDA MARSHALL BLOUNTSTOWN Wanda Marshall, 76, of Blountstown, passed away Friday, June 21, 2013 in Blountstown. She was born on January 23, 1937 in Paint Creek, WV and had lived in Calhoun County for most of her life. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist faith. Survivors include one son, William Marshall of Malone; two daughters, Tammie Brown and her hus band, Rounzel and Sarah Marshall, all of Blountstown; four brothers, Clarence Gates and his wife, Irene and Richard Gates and his wife, Pam, all of Gallagher, WV, Pete Gates of Daytona, Frank Gates and his wife, Sylvia of Birmingham, AL; four sisters, Linda Kidd and her husband, Kendell and Mary Giles and her husband, James, all of Gallagher, WV, Karen Moroz and her husband, Albert of Baltimore, MD and Carol Cole of Elizabethton, TN; 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held Friday, June 28 at 10 a.m. (CT) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Kevin Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. P.O. Box 563, Quincy 32353 EAST GADSDEN UNIT OBITUARIES
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Call 674-3264. 6-26, 7-3 Antique glass Gordan cookie jar, $75. Call 674-4242. 6-19, 6-26 Shoulder strap carry-all bags, new, 2 styles, $8. Box of patterns and crochet thread, $5. Ironing board with new cover, $10. New Homedics foot massager, $20. Two hot roller sets, style brushes and head scarves, make offer. Two boxes of assorted novel books, $5 each. Costume jewelry, earrings and necklaces, 50 each. If inter ested in any of these items, call 674-8376. 6-19, 6-26 two granite cutting boards, one long and one short, $15 each. Five hard plastic cut ting boards, $5 each. Two Tupper ware ham carriers, $5 each. New Tupperware large size cake carrier, $15. Punch owl with glass cups, $20. Misc. glassware and chi naware, make offer. If interested in any of these items, call 674-8376. 6-19, 6-26 and stroller, prices vary. Call 643-2859. 6-19, 6-26 Pair of Schwinn English racer bi cycles, men and womens, $100 for both or $60 each. Call (202) 3064821. 6-19, 6-26 FURNITURE Two free sofas, not in the best condition, but good for someone who needs a sofa. Call 674-3264. 6-26, 7-3 Table group, 4 piece, $200. Tod dler bed, white, $35. Call 6432859. 6-19, 6-26 Baby bed, $100. Butcher block table with 4 chairs in good condition, $80. Call 850-363-2849. 6-19, 6-26 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 Blountstown. Call 674-1818 UFN APPLIANCES Magic Chef stove, works good, $135. Magic Chef refrigerator, top freezer, works good, $140. Call 850-370-2369. 6-19, 6-26 Rotisserie oven, new, $100 OBO. Toaster oven, $8. Toaster, $2. Mr. Coffee stainless steel drip coffee maker, $10. Rival 1 cup coffee maker, new in box, $10. If interest ed in any of these items, call 6748376. 6-19, 6-26 Under-cabinet Microwave, like new, black, $150 OBO. Call 6432859. 6-19, 6-26 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 cen ter anytime. Call 674-1818 UFN AUTO ACCESSORIES Aluminum topper, in good shape, $125. Call 850-3702369. 6-19, 6-26 CARS white, 159,000 miles, loaded with features. $3,000 OBO. Call for more details or leave a message at 272-4933. 6-26, 7-3 TRUCKS 1990 Chevrolet S10, in excel lent condition, paint and body also great, $1,000 cash. Call 447-4204, only serious inquires please. 6-26, 7-3 1966 Chevy C10 Fleetside, au tomatic transmission engine. Call 674-5475 or 447-4602 after 4 p.m. for details. 6-26, 7-3 2002 Dodge Grand Caravan $2,100. Call 762-8785. 6-19, 6-26 PETS Holland lop, long ear rabbits, four, 2 months old. Three big white rabbits, 1 1/2 years old. Call 3799410 or 570-2899. 6-26, 7-3 Free white English Bulldog/Lab male, six years old, great with children. Call 643-7477. 6-26, 7-3 Free kittens, six available. Call 643-1017. 6-26, 7-3 Quarter Horse, 3 years old, $800 or trade. Call 674-3264. 6-26, 7-3 with stand and accessories, for small to large reptile. $75 for all, located in Altha. Call 850-447-4367. 6-19, 6-26 puppies, both are girls. They have good home. Call 674-6013 or 4470806 if interested. 6-19, 6-26 adorable and playful, 8 weeks old, free to a good home. Call 379-9324. 6-19, 6-26 Animal carriers, four, like new. $15 each. Call 674-8376. 6-19, 6-26 Shepherd puppy, 12 weeks old, and dewormed. Call 718-6580 for more information. 6-19, 6-26 Chihuahua puppies, three, born on March 26, all male, $50 each. Call 643-1401. 6-19, 6-26 Baby Guinees for $4 each. Call 762-8445 or 209-3087. 6-19, 6-26 HUNTING & FISHING with control, late 90s model. $250. Call 850-5261753. 6-26, 7-3 Coleman canoe, 15 ft., $200. Call (202) 306-4821. 6-19, 6-26 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 borders the National Forest, $65,000. Call 447-0126. 6-19, 6-26 LOST & FOUND Lost: Beagle, 6 years old, re sponds to Copper. Last seen June 22 on State Road 67 South Carra belle Hwy. in Yellow Creek area. Call 643-8922. 6-26, 7-3 young adult, beautiful blue eyes, friendly and loving personality, do mesticated. Found in Juniper Ave, West Sherry Ave area about 3 to 4 weeks ago. For more info, call 850643-7567. 6-16, 6-26 CAMPERS two slides, every thing works. $5,000. Call 937-2876367. 6-26, 7-3 MOTORCYCLES & ATVS Motorcycle, 85-year-old selling his toy, 2006 Honda Shadow 750, Call 762-8189. 6-19, 6-26 YARD SALE ALTHA ~ Multi-family yard sale, Saturday June 29, from 7 a.m. un til 12 p.m. One mile west of Altha on Highway 274. Boys and girls clothing womens and mens cloth ing, Christian and childrens books, kids DVDs, toys and household items. Cancel if raining. 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 .... $ 90 M & W SELF STORAGE RENTALS Call 762-9555, 447-0871 or 762-8597 7 days a week service UFN mercial, Old Mexican Restaurant BD, 1 1/2 BA Townhouses 643-7740 FOR RENT Chihuahua TINY TEACUP 7 weeks old cute & tiny. Also ask about my older discounted puppies Call 674FOR SALE IN BRISTOL The building located on Hwy. 20 and Myers Ann St. A great location, across from Subway. Building & 4 lots $97,000 OWNER FINANCING NO QUALIFYING 1 & 2 bedroom mobile homes in Blountstown and Bristol. $105 to $155 weekly. Deposit required. All utilities included. NO PETS. Perfect for Singles or Couples. 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Page 12 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUNE 26, 2013 The Liberty County Senior Citizens Association has scheduled the following events for the month of July. There will be no shopping trip during Wednesday, July 3 at 10 a.m. Lib erty County Senior Citizens will host the Annual Independence Day celebration. Liberty County joining us for the festivi ties. Remember to wear Red, White and Blue if you can. Thursday, July 4 The Liberty County Senior Citizens Bristol and Hosford Centers and the Liberty County Friday, July 5 The Liberty County Senior Citizens Bristol and Hosford Centers will be Closed Monday, July 8 at 10 a.m. We will have the monthly Craft event and Senior Friendly Chair Exercises. Please invite to enjoying Crafts and Fun Exercises. Tuesday, July 9 A trip to the Gracev ille Outlet stores has been planned. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than Wednesday, July 3 to arrange transporta tion. Thursday, July 11 Shopping this in Tallahassee. Call Liberty Transit at July 8 for transportation arrangements. Thursday, July 11 at 11 a.m. The Liberty County Senior Citizens Advisory Council will meet at the Hosford Senior Center. Any council member who needs transportation to the Hosford Center should call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 Monday, July 15 at 7 p.m. The Liberty County Senior Citizens Board of Directors will meet at the Bristol Senior Center. The public is welcome to attend. Tuesday, July 16 at 11 a.m. A special Bingo event sponsored by Liberty County Senior Citizens at the Hosford Senior Center. Lunch will include something extra in addition to the regular meal. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Friday, July 12 to reserve your Transit ride to the Hosford Center. Thursday, July 18 at 10 a.m. at the Bristol Senior Center. We will have two special events. Shine Counselors and Jean from Area Agency will be here to help answer questions regarding Health niors and to distribute free phones for the Hearing Impaired and Cindy from Blountstown Health & Rehab will honor us with another special day of Bingo Fun and Prizes. Call Liberty Transit at 64315 for transportation arrangements. Call 643-5690 if you have questions. Thursday, July 18 shopping trip is in Bristol. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. rangements. Tuesday, July 23 at 11 a.m. Heidi from Gentivia will be at the Hosford Se nior Center for some more fun games and prizes. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than Friday, July 19 to arrange your transportation to the Hosford Center. Thursday, July 25 Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later your Transit ride. Monday, July 29 We will have the friendly Chair Exercises. We hope to have you join us; bring a senior age friend. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Thursday, July 26 to arrange transportation to the Bristol Senior Cen ter. Call 643-5690 for information. The Bristol Senior Center is open Mon day thru Friday 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. The Hosford Center is open Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Seniors are welcome to come for a hot meal served at 12 p.m. and to enjoy socialization with others. Call 643-5690 to make a meal reservation the day before you plan to attend; if you need transportation to either center, you will need to call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 three (3) working days before you plan to attend. AHCH Homemaking & Companion Independence Day fun part of July Liberty Sr. Citizens events The Blountstown Runners pictured above participated in the Gator Run 5K or 10K on Saturday. Country team. Each of the Blountstown Runners placed in their age group. top overall spots male and female in the 5K. The Calhoun County Public Library would out to Shelly King with the Calhoun County branch and sharing some valuable nutrition information with the children. She read a and showed them how to grow a Lima bean Oglsbey Plants International Inc. for donating children had a great time getting to plant and The children were able to enjoy reading, story telling, music, rhyme and poetry time, the Calhoun County Public Library's invitation success. An enriching time was had by all. Kids enjoy books, music & poetry at library youth program Blountstown runners take part in Gator 5K Credit Bureau Scholarship is established at Chipola *Always read and follow all warnings Fireworks look spectacular, but they can also can be spectacularly dangerous. Telephone (850) 674-5049