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Sheriff's Log........2 News from the Pews.......4 Community Calendar and Events......................5 Commentary......6 Outdoors Down South.........7 PEOPLE: Two birthdays & a masters degree....8 Minutes...10 Obituaries...11 Job Market...12 Find a bargain in the Classieds.....................13 Contributing writer Jim McClellan shares what he taught his children about the Constitution during annual July 4th readings of the document. PAGE 5 FOR THE LOVE OF LIBERTY After collision with garbage truck on bridge Scooter crushed, Bristol man escapes with minor injuries by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor "I had a split second to get out of the way," said Chad Copeland, who escaped with some minor but painful injuries when he lost control of his small scooter just before it was crushed by a garbage truck last Wednesday morning. Copeland, 29, of Bristol, was crossing the westbound part of the Trammell Bridge into Blountstown on his way to work around 7 a.m. Central Time when a tire blew out and his 49cc scooter began He said he had just gone up a hill on the bridge when the scooter skidded onto the pavement and came to stop in the middle of the right lane. "Just as soon as I came down, the garbage truck was on me," he said, explaining that he trying to get up when he was hit. "The front of the truck's passenger's side tire hit the bike and kind of knocked me at an angle and spun me around," he said. He believes the driver tried to steer away from him, which allowed him the lane next to the bridge railing to get out of the way of the truck. "It didn't really throw me too far," he said. "I just kind of scooted to the side because I didn't know how many cars were coming behind him. I found the safest spot I could." The scooter got hung up under the truck and was dragged for about 50 yards, according to Copeland. Ashley Suber, a former high school classmate of Copeland's who is now a nursing student, was in the after the accident. She came up to the scene to help and stayed by his side until the ambulance arrived. He was taken by emergency helicopter to Bay Medical Center that morning and was released later in the day. He had bruised ribs and numerous abrasions and cuts, including a gash over his Achilles tendon which required six stitches. He was wearing a helmet. "Getting up and trying to get out of the way is what saved my life," he said. "It was pure instinct." Sunday afternoon, he said he was feeling better but will have to use crutches for a while. He said he bought the 2013 scooter about six months ago to commute to his job at K.C. & Sons, where he works as a plumber. He and his wife, Ashlee, were saving up to buy a new vehicle later in the year and he was using the scooter to keep expenses down. The couple has two young daughters, one four and the other six. He said his close call last week, the fact that you're never guaranteed tomorrow." Chad Copelands scooter was left in pieces after being run over by a garbage truck barely a moment after he was knocked back by the trucks tire. Liberty County resident Lee Thompson is shown here at the age of 18, just be fore leaving his hometown to serve in World War II. He recounts an unusual event in which he and his best friend from home unknowingly fought together in the Battle of the Bulge and shares some thoughts about the men he served with. He has not forgotten those who never made it home. PAGE 3 One veterans story Areas newest business holds ribbon-cutting Chamber members and community supporters gathered to celebrate the opening of Blountstowns newest business, River town Mercantile on Thurs day. Owner Carole Pope is shown at far left with her husband, Jim, along with Barbara Wilson and Dana Foster, who both have shops of their own inside the building. Read more about this unique business in next weeks issue of The Journal. JOHNNY EUB ANKS PHOTO ABOVE: Despite the rain Saturday morning, a group of patriotic citizens gathered for the annu al Walk to Liberty, which begins on the Blount stown side of the bridge as walkers make their way on foot into Liberty County. RIGHT: Woody Stewart leads the group as they approach the Liberty County sign. Walk to Liberty ABOVE: Youngsters follow along during the second verse of America The Beautiful during the Independence Day Ceremony held at Veter ans Memorial Park Civic Center in Bristol. DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTOS W ednesday JULY 3, 2013 Vol. 33 No. 27 J OURNAL Bristol, FL Visit us at CLJNews.com THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY } 50 includes tax
Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 3, 2013 CALHOUN COUNTY June 24 Stacy Futch, VOP, CCSO. June 26 Lillie Armstrong, VOP, CCSO. June 27 Kimberly Jones, out of county warrant, CCSO. Justin Anderson, VOSP, CCSO. June 28 Christopher Jones, non-support, CCSO. June 29 Anthony Raulerson, possession of more than 20 grams of mari juana, FHP. June 30 Michael French, ag gravated battery on a pregnant victim, CCSO. LIBERTY COUNTY June 24 Stacy Futch, holding for Calhoun County, CCSO. June 26 Stephen Gavarinski, possession of drug par aphernalia, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana, LCSO. June 27 Wayne Worthing ton, serving weekends, LCSO. June 28 Kimberly Jones, fail ure to appear (out of county), CCSO. Julie Smith, serving weekends, LCSO. Issac Kent, serving weekends, LCSO. Josh Church, serv ing weekends, LCSO. June 29 Carlee Daniels, aggravated battery (2 cts.), felony battery, re sisting without violence (2 cts.), assault, LCSO. June 30 Clairborne Jarrell, aggravated battery, 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 ................................................................01 .....................................................03 Special details Business alarms .....................................................01 Residential alarms .................................................00 .............................................................45 June 24 through June 30, 2013 Back Corner Florist in Stricklands Hardware (850) 643-2336 SR 20 in Bristol CORLETTS ROOFING LLC FREE ESTIMATES (850) 643-7062 Heating & Air Conditioning FL LIC. # CMC1249570 (850) 674-4777 Whaley Whaley Hwy. 20 West, Blountstown 674-8784 CITY TIRE CO. Many people in this country take their free dom for granted. Other places in the world do not allow their citizens to travel or move to another location without government permis sion. Some countries have strict censorship laws, imprisoning those who would challenge the authorities. Please take a moment, this July 4th, to remember and cherish those who fought for the freedom we now enjoy. MV5496 ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS Laban Bontrager, DMD 12761 NW Pea Ridge Rd., Bristol, FL 32321 TELEPHONE 643-5417 www.bristoldentalclinic.com Bristol Dental Clinic Monica Bontrager, DMD 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. HE IS WAITING FOR YOUR CALL! Chipola Local kids take part in Health Career camp FROM LEFT, front row: Kaitlin Lynn, Kelsey Gilley, Kiandra Decree, McKenzie Trim, Jaquainna Hughes, Kristin Spooner. BACK ROW: Director Brigitta Nuccio, Counselor Candace Mercer, Lexi Pollocks, Angela Smith, Sarah Guettler, McKaylah See, Jayde Smelcer, Morgan McKenzie, Jordan Smith, Alyssa Mercer, Lindie Dilmore, Miranda Sapp, Calen Masai, Cheyanne Franklin, Ashlee Cates, Counselor Ashley Uhrick and Counselor Brett Floyd. MARIANNA For the fourth year in a row at Chipola College, Big Bend Area Health Education Center (Big Bend AHEC) has sponsored a summer camp for 30 high school students interested health careers. The camp is pro vided at no cost to the students. Students came from Jackson, Washington, Holmes, Calhoun, and Liberty counties to spend the camp week at Chipola. Camp activities included sheep heart and pig kidney dissection, bloodtyping, medical terminology, and simulation lab experience. In the simulation lab at Chipola, students were able to learn many skills practiced by nursing, EMT, and paramedic students. Students were provided with an overview of several health careers in order to understand the entire health care team. Jackson Hospi tal provided a tour of their facil ity and an opportunity for a day of shadowing in various departments. Numerous speakers from near and far came to share about their expe rience as health care professionals. Students also received a sevenhour ACT review course, and in formation on college admissions information on the physical effects and dangers of many current drug trends. Hancock Bank and the United Way provided students with information on Financial Planning. Calhoun Liberty Hospital also provided students with the op portunity to tour their facility and shadow health professionals. A highlight of the camp was a road trip to Tallahassee during which the students toured the FSU College of Medicine and had an opportunity to interact with current medical students. The medical stu dents taught campers skills training in the simulation lab to learn heart and lung sounds and vital signs. A tour of the Moore Athletic Center at the FSU stadium intrigued many of the students. Students heard from Jake Pfeil, Head Football Athletic Trainer at FSU about how sports medicine is conducted with the team. Big Bend AHEC has sponsored similar camps for over 20 years. in Tallahassee. The organization serves a 14 county area and pro vides health education services and tobacco cessation and preven tion programs. AHEC also helps recruit health professionals to rural areas. Anyone interested in supporting or par ticipating in the Big Bend AHEC Health Careers Summer Camp program should call Brigitta Nuccio at (850) 482-6500.
JULY 3, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 3 Childhood friends cross paths at the Battle of the Bulge Liberty County veterans life forever changed after ghting in World War II by Woody Stewart, contributing writer and member of VFW Post 12010 Few are aware of the heroism Lee Thompson displayed at a young age and the heavy cost he has paid since that time. Even at the age of 87, he has bad dreams nightmares that take him back to the horrors He shared a remarkable chapter of his wartime experience for this article the time he unknowingly crossed paths with his Both survived, although Lee was badly injured. until months later. This quiet, gentle mans story began in the 1930s in the backwoods of Liberty County at Florida River. There was no television and no electronics to occupy his time. He had a pet raccoon, Charlie, and a best friend, Louis Fenn. He hunted together. Lee learned to play a guitar and the boys formed a band, Lou and the Florida River Ramblers. Lee was in high school when he turned eighteen in January 1944. He promptly received a draft notice and did what young men did in those days. He went to war. After months of training in several states, Lee deployed with the 78th Army Division to England in the early fall. That winter he was stationed along the Allied line of advance on the continent of Europe. The Germans were being slowly pushed back since D-Day that June, and no major counterattacks were anticipated. That was soon to change. In what would later become known as the Battle of the Bulge, one of the most famous battles in history, the Germans launched an all-out assault on the Allied positions, attempting to push them back into the sea. Some areas along the line were manned by veteran soldiers, others were not. Newlytrained and untested Americans, many of them just teenagers like Lee, went toe-to-toe with a battle-hardened and determined German army. A heavy cloud cover had the U. S. Army Air Corps grounded, so the soldiers were on their fought back. trained in the use of the bazooka, and that training would serve him well. During one phase of the battle a German tank was pounding Lees position. Battle lines had been broken and reformed and soldiers units other than their own. With men falling dead and wounded all around, Lee saw a bazooka and picked it up. Through the din and confusion of the battle, he could hear a fellow soldier yelling to him, Get the tank out of commission. Sometime later, a shell exploded nearby and injured him badly. He was taken back to England for surgery and recuperation. sent back to rejoin his Division. The big battle had action as they retreated into their homeland. While traveling toward the front lines Lee happened to see his old childhood friend, Louis Fenn, who was also an army soldier. They talked for a while, mostly of home and loved ones. Then Louis told about being pinned down by a German tank and yelling to a fellow soldier with a bazooka to get the SOB. Amazingly, the two best friends, who had grown up together in the swamps and backwoods of Liberty County, had most veterans who have seen hard combat, and witnessed the unspeakable carnage of war, he was reluctant to discuss it. I just dont like to talk about that, he told me, theres just too many bad memories there. I have great respect for the old veteran and would not prod him for more information, but from time to time he would tell me something. It usually wasnt much but, when Lee Thompson speaks, I listen. During a recent visit, we sat at his kitchen table and talked about an upcoming Honor Flight that World War II Veterans from the Big Bend, southern Georgia and Alabama would be taking to visit the World War II memorial in Washington, D. C. Thats a story in itself and a great thing thats being done for our veterans. But while we talked he handed me a book that was about the size of a high school annual. It was old and worn. It was a journal of his Division from the time they left the United States until the war ended in May of including some of the aftermath. It had been compiled by the unit historians and had photos and maps. As expected, most of the personnel photos and his colonels. There were also photos of the places where they had fought, but few were men had to man weapons, even the historians. Toward the end of the book I saw page after page of names the names of all the men who had been in the Division. Many names had an asterisk beside them. These were the soldiers who never came home. Their graves are marked by white headstones in cemeteries across Western Europe. I would not have asked him to do what he did next, but I sat in rapt attention as he moved his hand over the pages, stopping at times to point to a name. I listened. I remember him. He carried a harmonica in his pocket. He could play it really well and kept us entertained. This fellow here was engaged to be married. He carried a picture of his sweetheart and liked to show it to all the guys. And this poor man here, he was standing right beside me when he was hit. He paused and pointed to yet another name. This was a very good friend. We were really close. I saw him get killed. As he spoke I could hear the sadness in his voice. He paused again, longer this time, and shook his head from side to side. It just dont seem right. I got to come home and live a good long life and they didnt. It dont seem fair. Lee was discharged from the Army in 1946 and, like all returning veterans, hoped to resume his old life. But it would never be quite the same. He had seen things, as he said, that a person ought not see. He returned to Bristol and went back to high school. He drove the school bus during his senior year. With his classmates things had changed. His life experience was vastly different from theirs. While others thought of football games and school dances, girlfriends and movies, Lee could not forget the faces of the young men left behind. After graduation, Lee worked with his father in logging for several years, then in construction and forestry. He also served in the National Guard. Lee married and had four children, two boys and two girls. That marriage did not last and he later remarried. His second wife passed away several years ago. Lee has since settled into retirement in Bristol and maintains a quiet existence. He takes parts in activities at the First Baptist Church and is also active in the local VFW, where he commands the Honor Guard, giving You might see Mr. Thompson from time to time, riding around Bristol in his golf cart with his little dog Sandy. Shake his hand and tell him Thank you. Not only for what he did, but for what he still endures. Liberty County native Woody Stewart is a retired U.S. Air Force pilot who served in Afghanistan from Jan. Oct. of 2003. He is an active member of the Apalachee Valley Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 12010. Lee Thompson of Bristol is shown at right at the age of 18, when he went into the Army. He is pictured in a re cent photo above at the age of 87 with his dog Sandy. ABOVE: Lee Thompson is shown at far right. Williard Peters is seated at center, and Lees mother, Lettie Brown is shown at left in a photo taken by Lou Fenn. They performed together as the Florida River Ramblers. BELOW RIGHT: Lee Thompson, Willard Peters and Lou Fenn. A few years later Lee came to Lous aid at the Battle of the Bulge, but didnt realize it was him until months later. BOTTOM RIGHT: The young soldier at Ft. Jackson, South Carolina. Lee and his pet racoon Charlie.
Page 4 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 3, 2013 NEW! In-store Monogramming Bring in your own items or choose from our selection of tote bags, beach towels, scarves, makeup bags, aprons and more! Blountstown DRUGS 20370 Central Ave. W. Blountstown PHONE 674-2222 30 % OFF Select Items Women & Childrens Shoes and Clothing Garden Stakes and more! Nows the time to stock up on gift items & home accent pieces! Have a Happy July 4 th We will be closed Thursday, July 4th Wind Chimes Umbrellas firstname.lastname@example.org Rivertown INSURANCE MELISSA PITTS Owner/Agent Call or come by today for a Quick Quote at 674-1520 Located at the red light where the former !El seguro de automovil vendio aqui! *Lifetime Warranty on Repairs *Will pay up to $500 of your deductible *Over 75 years combined experience TNT TOBY GARNETT, OWNER Collision Center 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 Customers Waste Pro would like to thank you and wish you a HAPPY & SAFE HOLIDAY The Blountstown Shrine Club hosted a prime rib dinner at the Masonic Lodge in Blountstown for the Potentate Illustrious Scott Hair, poten tate of Shaddi Temple in Panama City, and his Divan. The dinner was prepared by R.W. John Davis, Worshipful Master of Dixie Lodge #109 and members of Blountstown Shrine Club. Ap proximately 40 Shriners (masons) their wives and Eastern Star Sisters were in attendance. Everyone enjoyed wonderful fellowship to gether and that is what its all about working together for the good of our fellow man. The Potentate was presented with a check for the Shriners Hospital for Children in the amount of $2,150. This was collected from the paper sales from Calhoun, Liberty and Gulf counties. The support at this time is from the local businesses and friends. Thank you all. This donation helps support the 22 hospitals sponsored by the Shriners. Many children from these counties have been helped from these donations. FROM LEFT: Sir Scott Hair, R.W. Joe Paul, President of Blountstown Shrine and Lady Karen, receive the donation. SPEAK UP! WITH A LETTER TO THE EDITOR Write: The Calhoun-Liberty Journal P.O. Box 536, Bristol 32321 To the editor, The people of Liberty County voted for and elected us a new sheriff. What seems to have happened outside of this county is that other people have decided that is not what this county needs. So it seems that our vote does not count. The majority spoke now it is being taken away from the voter. Please dont tell us that our vote does not count, for you are taking our sheriff that we elected and giving us another one that you want us to have. Why cant you let the people of Liberty County vote on this matter as to who they want to lead this county? Billy and Martha Pullam, Hosford Voters should decide who will be sheriff NEWS FROM THE PEWS BRISTOL CHRISTIAN CHURCH VBS Bristol Christian Church is having Vacation Bible School on July 6 -8 for K-4th graders. Our theme will be Tell it on the Mountain. On Saturday, July 6 join us from 9 a.m. 5 p.m. There will be a Water Slide from 5 6 p.m. We will provide breakfast, lunch and supper. Bring your bath ing suit and a towel. On Sunday and Monday, July 7 and 8 join us from 6 8:30 p.m. Our closing program will be on Monday at 8 p.m. Parents, please plan to join us on Monday. The church invites you for a three day blast! HILLCREST BAPTIST CHURCH This Sat a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hillcrest Baptist Church. Meals will include cole slaw, new potatoes, baked beans, hush $6. Proceeds will go towards the purchasing of the adjoining property. Take a ride on CR 274, 5 miles West of Shelton's Corner. We'd love to see you on Saturday and invite you to join our services on Sunday as well. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF BRISTOL First Baptist Church of Bristol is having Vacation Bible School beginning Sunday, July 7 through Thursday, July 11 from 6 8:30 p.m. We offer classes for Kin dergarten through 5th grades. Our theme is Colossal Coaster World. The Family Night Carnival will be at 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 14. A meal will be served each night. Please allow your child to attend each evening. You may call the church at 643-5400 for more information. Fish Fry this Saturday School Readiness Clinics available at DOH in Calhoun and Liberty Counties Does your child have every thing he or she will need to start school in August? In an effort to assist par ents in obtaining necessary requirements for school entry, the Health Department in Cal houn and Liberty counties will be hosting School Readiness Clinics The clinics will be held in the evenings and on Saturdays to provide school physicals, sports physicals and immunizations. Appointments must be scheduled and a parent must be present with student. The cost of a physical is $30. LIBERTY COUNTY Clinic will be open Saturday, July 13 from 9 a.m. 12:30 p.m. (ET). On Tuesday, July 30 the clinic will remain open until 6:30 p.m. (ET). Appoint ments may also be scheduled Monday Friday from 8 a.m. 5 p.m. (ET). CALHOUN COUNTY Clinic will be open Saturday, July, 27 from 8 a.m. 11:30 a.m. (CT). On Wednesday, August 7 the clinic will remain open until 5:30 p.m. (CT). Appoint ments may also be scheduled Monday Friday from 7 a.m. 4 p.m. (CT). To schedule an appointment or for more information, con tact the Florida Department of Health in Calhoun County at (850) 674-5645 or Liberty County at (850) 643-2292. The mission of the Florida Department of Health is to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Flor ida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.
JULY 3, 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: email@example.com ADS: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Wednesday, July 3 Saturday, July 6 Thursday July 4 Friday, July 5 TODAYS MEETINGS noon, Calhoun-Liberty Hospital 7 p.m., Calhoun County Old Ag Bldg. E. door, in front of jail TODAYS MEETING 6 p.m., W.T. Neal Civic Center Monday, July 8 Tuesday, July 9 Sunday, July 7 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 TODAYS MEETING 5-8 p.m. (CT), WT Neal Civic Center, Blountstown TODAYS MEETING 2 p.m., Legion Hall in Blountstown ADULT DANCE 8-12 p.m. at the Legion Hall, Blountstown BIRTHDAYS Dale Rogers Patricia Fine Brake BIRTHDAYS Jeremy McClain, Anthony Bartley, Myles Brown, Jr., Sophia Williams, Sarah Peterson Moonlight Market, Fire works Parade Downtown Blountstown 6 p.m. (CT) Senior (ET) Genealogy Room Dedication FAMILY LEARNING CENTER Blountstown Library 6 p.m. (CT) BIRTHDAY Danny Stallworth BIRTHDAY Hamilton Thomas BIRTHDAY Nedra Peterson BIRTHDAY Jeremiah Peterson TODAYS MEETINGS Happy 4th of July When you stop and think about it, its pretty amaz ing that the United States of America even exists. There have been so many times and so many ways that our grand experiment with freedom and democracy could have come to a screeching halt or just never have taken off to begin with. That weve held it all together for 237 years is a testament to the grace of God, the wisdom of great leaders and the natural desire of hu mans to live free. As we celebrate the nations birth, its a great time to remember exactly how all this came to be. When they were younger, I used to read my kids the Declaration of Independence every July 4th. Im ing history stuff, but my goal was to give them an appreciation for what the holiday represents and this fascinating document. I also wanted them to understand the con ditions under which it was written. I explained that a group of citi zens from different colonies got together and told arguably the most powerful man on earth to go pound sand. Let that thought sink in for a sec ond. King George III ruled an em pire that stretched around the globe. He had a mighty navy and a battlehardened army that defeated France just a few years earlier. tence, the patriots committed an act of high treason by announcing political bands with England. To paraphrase the opening lines, they thing really isnt working for us any more. Were going to do our own thing now. That was outrageous on its own, but then they took it one step further and added these immortal words: evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain un alienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. They went on to enumerate all the ways in which the king and his government were a thieving, con niving band of thugs. (Because, at that point, why not?) But to me, the heart of the document is the Rights. Thats because it describes the very essence of freedom. Our basic human and civil rights arent gifts from our government; they are ours to start with. We agree, on a very limited basis, to forgo some of those freedoms so that we can live in a civil society. But the citizens remain sovereign. I think we sometimes forget that this concept is still a bit of a novelty in the world. For example, Irans citizens live under the repressive rule of religious fanatics. China is opening up to capitalism but not to human rights. And even the United Kingdom and other European na tions live with the remnants of monarchy. Ours is a unique success story, but we have to remember that free dom isnt always neat and clean. Freedom means that we have to put up with people doing and saying things we dont like. It means crim inals are entitled to due process. It means our government is a secular institution. And it means that the jackass next door gets to vote just the same as us. Despite all of that, freedom is precious. Its our birthright and we should never blindly give it up in the name of politics, religion or even security. Thats because none of those things is sustainable in its absence. Happy Independence Day! Calhoun County native Jim McClellan writes about his experiences growing up in this area in his weekly column, Outdoors Down South. This weeks column can be seen on page 7. BY JIM McCLELLAN GUEST COLUMNIST 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 busi ness advertisers! 5,304 BIRTHDAYS Tony & Tonia Williams Calling all Dixie Youth League baseball and softball teams, local school and travel ball teams, pets and their owners, 4-H clubs, veterans, Ameri can Legion and VFW members, Ladies Auxiliary cials, church groups, pageant queens, cheerleaders, organizations and even families! You are invited to show your patriotism by marching in an Independence Day parade from the M & B Train to the red light on North Pear at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 4. Once the parade ends, the booths will open for the Moonlight Market on North Pear Street, spon sored by Blountstown Main Street. The market will feature arts, crafts, food, games, a dunking booth, train rides and all sorts of fun. Come show off your singing skills and do karaoke during the event! After dark, the skies will light up for the an shot from Blountstown Middle School on North Main Street, so downtown is the place to be to see a great show! Anyone participating in the parade should gather at the M & B Train at 5:45 p.m. The parade will start at 6 p.m. Prizes awarded to the most patriotic. Call 447-2765 or message Blountstown Main reserve a free booth for the Market. has been rescheduled for Friday, July 12 at 11 a.m. The fundraiser was will be held at the Liberty County Sheriffs kidney transplant. Dinners to be sold for $6 and will include grilled chicken, green beans, potato salad, rolls and cake. Drinks will be sold separately for $1. 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. Everyone invited to march in July 4 parade in Blountstown For the love of LIBERTY Message of thanks I want to thank the Lord for his protection over my husband last Wednesday morning, along with Ashley (A student nurse who helped him until help arrived), and the Bay Medical staff. I appreciate ALL of the calls, visits, text and FB messages, and ALL of the prayers and prayer chains that were started for him at the time of the wreck and for his recovery. Thank you, Ashlee Copeland
Page 6 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 3, 2013 C ORNER Jerry Cox is a retired military OXS COMMENTARY Late Night Laughs A RECAP OF RECENT OBSERVATIONS BY LATE NIGHT TV HOSTS. Six half-marathon runners were hospitalized yesterday for running in 100 degree heat. They were rushed to a mental hospital. JIMMY KIMMEL An amusement park in Mexico has opened a fake border-crossing attraction. You get to expe rience what its like to come across the border. Unfortunately, the park is losing money now be cause instead of buying tickets, people just keep sneaking in. JAY LENO Paula Deen is still digging herself out of trou ble. During an interview on the Today show she said she used the racist slur only once. The once. CONAN OBRIEN It was so hot in L.A. today that you could cook a tofu-based cruelty-free egg substitute on the sidewalk. JIMMY KIMMEL The statistics are not good: Twenty-seven NFL players have been arrested just since the year we see a prison football team in the play offs. You could have OJ coaching. JAY LENO On Saturday Phoenix had its fourth hottest day in 110 years. The high was 119 degrees. The low was 91. 119 to 91. Thats not a tempera ture range. Its a basketball score. JIMMY KIMMEL The National Institutes of Health announced today that it plans to retire over 300 chimps from medical research. This is great news for anyone out there whos in the market for a really mad chimp. CONAN OBRIEN Cleveland Browns rookie Ausar Walcott was arrested for attempted murder. Boston Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was arrested for mur der, with possible links to another double murder. In fact, now the NFL is begging the press to start talking about concussions again. JAY LENO A funeral home in Virginia added a drive-thru. You drive up to the window, view the body, and then drive to the next window to pick up your fries. JIMMY KIMMEL ....Now you can pay loved ones the same kind JIMMY KIMMEL A documentary is like a reality show, but classy. Its about something. A television show about something? Its an old-fashioned idea. CRAIG FERGUSON A new report from sociologists has discovered the number one cause of prison overcrowding apparently its the NFL. JAY LENO The next issue for the Supreme Court is de fense of the Kardashian marriage. DAVID LETTERMAN A drive-thru funeral is a great way to say I care but not enough to get out of my car. The owner said hes trying to keep up with the times. Which makes sense because drive-thru food is prob ably what killed a lot of these people. JIMMY KIMMEL The Girl Scouts announced that their pension are $347 million in debt so in addition to teaching girls about camping it also is preparing them for careers in government. JAY LENO On July 4, 1776, 237 years ago, the Ameri can colonists declared their independence from England. Not unexpectedly, the British took um brage with this turn of events, and the American War for Independence began. The British were 1781. The war of independence Treaty of Paris. But, according to Smithson ian historical records, not even three decades after the signing of the Treaty of Paris, which for malized Britains recognition of the United States of America, the two countries were again in interference with American international trade, combined with American expansionist visions, led Congress to declare war on Great Britain on June 18, 1812. A bit of tit-for-tat for the new American government, but the British did burn the White House during this 1812 dustup. The irony of which I speak is that on this historic time and celebration of American in dependence, the Supreme Court of the United States strikes down a key provision of Ameri Americans will be celebrating their indepen dence and freedoms while some Americans will have one of their most cherished freedoms re strictedthe right to vote. On the surface, the Court decided that local politicians in the states and counties, primar ily in the South, that are subject to the Voting thing about establishing procedures, require The news media reports that Chief Justice for certain states and certain counties to get ap proval from the U.S. Department of Justice for any changes in voting procedures and locations in those states and counties that have been sin gled out for such oversight by the DOJ. As the title of the law implies, the purpose Americans to exercise their basic right to vote. On the surface, Americans exercising their right to vote is about as American pie as can be. What could possibly be wrong with Americans lining up at their polling places and marking a ballot for the politician of their choice? Its a scene in The problem was and continues to be that po ulate the voters and voting process. Minorities tempt to manipulate minority voters to prevent election of Democrats. The last election is a good example. Floridas da legislature reduced the num ber of days for voting causing long lines at the polls. This was particularly true in Dade County which has a high percentage of minority voters. The news me dia reported that some voters in Dade County waited in line up to eight hours before casting their vote. On the Fourth, Americans will revel in their 1776 freedoms, but the irony of gaining inde pendence from the British over 200 years ago doesnt mean that all Americans today enjoy the same degree of freedoms and rights. The Supreme Courts belief that racism is no longer a factor in American society, particularly in some southern states, is a nave view. The be lief that oversight of some areas in the South to protect minority voting rights is no longer re quired is pie in the sky. But, the Supreme Court has spoken. Its the law of the land. While the Court diluted protection for mi cision in support of another minority group in American societylesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender (LGBT). This was not a popular decision with many Americans, particularly conservatives. The ba sic premise of the ruling is that same-sex cou government and society as do married hetero sexual couples. One would think that the Supreme Court would be particularly sensitive to protecting the rights of all minorities. In these two decisions, cornerstone of the American democratic pro cess. Why would the Court believe that racism is dead and politicians arent going to depress the minority vote? Conversely, the Court protected the rights of LGBT individuals. A good thing to do, but at the same time, to undermine one of the basic rights, the right to vote, makes no sense. In the past, I considered the Supreme Court a dispassionate body that rendered decisions in a totally unbiased manner. A nave view on my part. The Supremes are like political parties, bi ased in their left and right views of America. THE IRONY OF IT ALL
JULY 3, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 7 OUTDOORS Kathleen Brown, Clerk of Court The Liberty County COURTHOUSE will be CLOSED Thursday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Have a Happy & Safe Holiday 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 AWNING CANVAS $ 499 installed NO HIDDEN CHARGES: It is our policy that the patient and any other person responsible for payments has the right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed by payment or any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours or responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment. Cataracts? Freedom from Eye Glasses, Now a reality for many. In Memory of Lee Mullis M.D. Smart Lenses Dr. Mulliss Smart Lens SM procedure can produce clear vision without eyeglasses. Close-up, Far away & In-between CALL TODAY for a Smart Lens Evaluation Mullis Eye Institute 4320 5th Ave. Marianna (2 Blks from Jackson Hospital) (850) 526-7775 or Not everyone can step up to the bow of a boat, lean against the railing, it is illegal and dangerous for anglers and can actually at Biologists scoop up aerated livewell to Several factors contribute to how stunned, including perature and conduc tivity, how close the cut and ground into thin slices, show growth rings that stance, they record water clarity, conductivity, dissolved are needed to enhance cluding angler creel what they caught Booms and the hull of a metal boat serve as electrodes. How to Stalk and Catch the Elusive Wild Scallop: Questions and Answers With Floridas season starting on Sunday, this is a good time to put on my Scallop Commander hat, recall my 40 years of scalloping experience and answer all my readers questions about hunting wild. Lets get started. any reader questions about scallops? No, not really. a series of silly questions that no sane person would ask? Yep. Pretty much. Yes. In fact, scallops are Americas fourth-deadliest bivalve, behind only oysters, clams and mussels. Not that I know of. by a scallop? Yes. A friend of mine suffered a nasty head wound from a scallop attack. Actually, no. Another friend threw it, but the incident was still listed related injuries. No. Not really. scalloping? The best place is any reputable seafood store. A very distant second option is to snorkel in the grass beds from the canal at Mexico Beach in Bay County to the southern border of Hernando County. Florida? Apparently so. of Florida? Sure. Unless youre one of those wussies who has a problem with being arrested, case, you should probably stick to the area above. of equipment necessary to take scallops? One working hand and have accessories. And a boat also opens up a lot more options for scalloping locations. Yes, scallops are the only bivalves that can actually swim. Theres a video of one jetting away to freedom at breakneck speed. scallops? Two gallons of scallops in the shell per person. One pint of cleaned scallops per person. There is also a boat limit of 10 gallons of scallops in the shell. that many scallops? It varies, but normally about same amount of time it takes to get a third-degree sunburn on your back. 10 gallons of scallops? Depend ing on the number of people in volved, anywhere between 12 and 24 beers. does it take to get a pint of scallop meat? are in each scallop? Trick question. Science has proven that simply think ing about scallops burns more calories than you gain by eating them. Thus, scallops can technically be considered a weightloss treatment. Shut up. half-dollar-sized scallops Go to a restaurant. them? Using stingrays and a cook ie cutter thats about the size of a half-dollar. Seagrass as a title for this column? Yes. question so that you could include it? Yes. before writing this post? Yes. more than one Google search for scallops? No. Not really. formation about scalloping that is based on actual laws and facts and that wont get me arrested? Yes. http://myfwc.com/news/news-re leases/2012/june/25/bay-scallopseason/ Commander hat? No. Not really. (But I do have a birthday soon.) Calhoun County native Jim McClellan out in the same Apalachicola River sacola. His columns can also be found on his blog, outdoorsdownsouth.com JIM McCLELLANS OUTDOORS Down South
Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 3, 2013 Located at 20634 E. Central in Blountstown (850) 674-8801 "Fine Jewelry & Gifts" The Diamond Corner Register for all those special occasions: Weddings, Births, Anniversaries and those important birthdays! Weve got wonderful gifts for every event. Gift Registry Fine China Cortney Harris & Ethan McClendon August 3 Wedding Registry Paige White recently graduated from the University of West Florida, receiving her masters degree in accounting. She completed her bachelors degree at Chipola Col lege in 2010. White accepted a job offer from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as a Financial Institution Specialist after compet ing with 2,200 other applicants for the position. Paige is married to Wayne White and is mom to Hayden and Hal son White. She is the daughter of Lucretia Porter of Altha and John Leath of Charleston, SC. She is the daughter-in-law of Ralph and Jan White of Blountstown. Paige White earns masters degree in accounting; accepts FDIC position We Purchase: W hiteld Steel Recycling, Inc. KATELYN GUNN Katelyn Gunn celebrated her first birthday on Tuesday, July 2. She is the daughter of Justin and Katy Gunn of Bristol. Her grandparents are Jack and Cathy Revell of Bristol and Debra Gunn of Tallahassee. Her greatgrandparents are Horace and Joyce Cushing of Tallahassee, Nelle Brock of Havana, Sonny and Zella Howard of Ocala and Jessie Baker of Quitman, GA. She enjoys reading books with mommy, dancing to music with daddy and chasing her big brother, Dylan to see what he is up to. She celebrated family and friends. Destiny Dreanna Maddox will celebrate her third birthday on Saturday, July 6. She is the daughter of Sheila Miller of Bristol and David Sibley of Mississippi. Her grandparents are Virginia Thomas, Norris Jones and Dennis Hall, all of Bristol, and Stella Sibley of Mississippi. She will celebrate at Veterans Memorial Park on Saturday at 4 p.m. All friends and family are welcome to attend. birthdays Four honored at Liberty Co. School Board meeting One retiring teacher and three students were honored for their achievements at Thursdays Lib erty County School Board meeting in Bristol. Liberty County School Super intendent Gloria Gay Uzzell (far right) presented a plaque of ap preciation to retiring teacher Linda Bontrager, pictured second from right, for her 30 years of service. for perfect FCAT scores included, from left: Singletary and Gunter Barber, who also received perfect scores in Reading and Science. They were unable to attend the meeting. JOHNNY EUBANKS PHOTOS Altha Ponytails place second in district The Altha Ponytails are shown with the second place trophy they received in the recent District II Dixie Girls Softball championship. They lost to Wewahitchka held in Gulf County. The team, comprised of 10, 11 and 12-year-olds, made it to the championship game after beating Alford and Calhoun County. The team is shown above with their coaches. FRONT ROW: Mal lyson Mears, Bobbi Finuff and Bailee Miller. BACK ROW: Coach Richard Hall, Paityn Parker, Josie Hall, Anna Alday, Coach Cindy Alday, Lauren Martin, Kel ly Ballard, Abby Ham and Coach Eddie Dalton. The team is sponsored by North Florida Sod.
JULY 3, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 9 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIR CUIT, IN AND FOR LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO: 2010-20 CA BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SER VICING, LP F/K/A COUNTRY WIDE HOME LOANS SERVIC ING, LP Plaintiff, vs. BOBBY SHIVER; PAM SHIV ER; Defendants. ______________________/ RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Resched uling Foreclosure Sale dated June 6, 2013, and entered in Case No. 2010-20 CA, of the Circuit Court of the 2nd Judi cial Circuit in and for LIBERTY County, Florida. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCES SOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP is Plaintiff and BOBBY SHIVER; PAM SHIVER; are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE COURTHOUSE, at HIGHWAY 20, BRISTOL in LIBERTY County, FLORIDA 32321, at 11:00 A.M., on the 23rd day of July, 2013, the fol lowing described property as set forth in said Final Judg ment, to wit: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTH EAST CORNER OF LOT 8, TOWN OF BRISTOL, AS PER PLAT OF SAID TOWN, RE CORDED IN DEED BOOK H, PAGE 374, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA, FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE RUN NORTH 112.5 FEET, THENCE RUN EAST 75 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 112.5 FEET, THENCE RUN WEST 75 FEET BACK TO THE POINT OF BEGIN NING, LYING AND BEING IN SECTION 31, TOWN SHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 7 WEST, LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 2006 FLEET WOOD MOBILE HOME SE RIAL NUMBERS GAFL575A/ B77515-AV21. A person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis 60 days after the sale. This notice is provided pursu ant to Administrative Order No.2.065. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, 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 provisions of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator at Highway 20, Bristol, FL 32321, Phone No. (850)643-2215 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-955-8771 (TDD); if you are voice impaired, call 1-800995-8770 (V) (Via Florida Re lay Services). Dated this 6th day of June, 2013. Kathleen E. Brown Clerk of The Circuit Court by: Vanell Summers Deputy Clerk Submitted by: Kahane & Associates, P.A. 8201 Peters Road, Ste. 3000 Plantation, FL 33324 Telephone: (954) 382-3486 Te1efacsimile: (954) 382-5380 Designated service email: no tice@kahaneandassociates. com 7-3, 7-10 -------------------------------------STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRON MENTAL PROTECTION NOTICE OF PROPOSED AGENCY ACTION The Florida Department of En vironmental Protection (FDEP) gives notice that it proposes to approve a No Further Action Proposal with Institutional Con trols or with Engineering and Institutional Controls and issue a Site Rehabilitation Comple tion Order with controls for a contamination site. Apalachee Pole Company, Inc., a Florida corporation, and North Florida Lumber, Inc., a Florida corpo ration, are seeking this order in reference to FDEP Site ID #FLD981920929, Apalachee Pole Company, Inc. and North Florida Lumber, Inc., 18601 NW County Road 12, Bristol, Florida 32321, and intends to restrict exposure to contamina tion in the following manner: Caps over contaminated soil. i.. The area of soil contami nation, described in Exhibit B attached to the proposed Declaration of Restrictive Cov enant between Apalachee Pole Company, Inc. and the Florida Department of Environmen tal Protection and the area of soil contamination described in the proposed Declaration of Restrictive Covenant between North Florida Lumber, Inc. and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection as located on the Property shall be permanently covered and maintained with a minimum of two (2) feet of clean and un contaminated soil that prevents human exposure. ii. An Engineering Control Maintenance Plan (ECMP) shall be maintained that in cludes the frequency of inspec tions and monitoring and the criteria for determining when the Engineering Control has failed. The ECMP is attached as Exhibit C to the proposed Declaration of Restrictive Cov enant between Apalachee Pole Company, Inc. and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. iii. Excavation and construc tion deeper than two feet below land surface is not prohibited on the area of soil contami nation provided any contami nated soils that are excavated are removed and properly dis posed of pursuant to Chapter 62-780, F.A.C. and any other applicable local, state, and federal requirements. Noth ing herein shall limit any other legal requirements regarding construction methods and pre cautions that must be taken to minimize risk of exposure while conducting work in contaminat ed areas. For any dewatering activities, a plan pre-approved by FDEPs Division of Waste Management must be in place to address and ensure the ap propriate handling, treatment, and disposal of any extracted groundwater that may be con taminated. Land use restrictions. The fol lowing uses of the restricted Property are prohibited: agri cultural use of the land includ hotels or lodging; recreational uses including amusement parks, parks, camps, muse ums, zoos, or gardens; resi dential uses, and educational uses such as elementary or secondary schools, or day care services. Complete copies of the No Further Action Proposal, the draft restrictive covenants, and the FDEPs preliminary evalu ation are available for public inspection during normal busi ness hours 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, except legal holidays at FDEP, 160 West Government Street, Suite 308, Pensacola, Florida 32502-5740. Local governments with juris diction over the property sub ject to the Institutional Control, real property owner(s) of any property subject to the Institu tional Control, and residents of any property subject to the Institutional Control have 30 days from publication of this notice to provide comments to the FDEP. Such comments must be sent to FDEP, Atten tion: Dominique Harding, Proj ect Manager, FDEP Northwest District Cleanup Section, 160 West Government Street, Suite 308, Pensacola, Florida 325025740; email to: Dominique. 7-3-13 -------------------------------------LEGAL NOTICE Fields Lake And Shepard Lake Access USDA Forest Service Apalachicola National Forest Liberty County, Florida On July 01, 2013, District Ranger Marcus Beard signed a Decision Memo to implement soil and water stabilization on FR 115 D. This is an existing road and is .41 miles in length. The road is severely rutted and has many large mud-holes and areas of exposed soils due to The road accesses Fields Lake, an oxbow lake in the River and is a closed system road without a gate. Soil and water stabilization is needed to stop resources degradation in the area and prevent or stop sediment from entering adja cent water courses and Fields Lake. This road is located in Section 11 of Township 5 South; Range 9 West in Liberty County, Florida. (See attached Map) This decision is subject to appeal pursuant to 36 CFR 215.11. Individuals or orga nizations that submitted sub stantive comments during the comment period may appeal. Appeals must meet content re quirements of 36 CFR 215.14. If no appeal is received, imple mentation of this decision may business days from the close an appeal is received, imple mentation may not occur for 15 business days following the date of appeal disposition. In the event of multiple appeals of the same decision, the imple mentation date is controlled by the date of the last appeal disposition. For additional information con cerning this decision or the Forest Service appeal process, contact Sonja Durrwachter, P. O. Box 579, Bristol, FL 32321, (850) 643-2282 Ext 1511. 7-3-13 -------------------------------------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LIB ERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2009CA000018 CITIMORTGAGE, INC, SUC CESSOR BY MERGER TO ABN AMRO MORTGAGE GROUP, INC Plaintiff, vs. RAYMOND B. MABREY, et al Defendants. ______________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dat ed June 6, 2013 and entered in Case No. 2009CA000018 of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for LIBERTY COUNTY, Florida, wherein CITIMORT GAGE, INC, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO ABN AMRO MORTGAGE GROUP, INC, is Plaintiff, and RAYMOND B. MABREY, et al are Defendants, the clerk will sell to the high est and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11: a.m. EST at LIBERTY County Courthouse, 10818 NW SR 20, Bristol, FL 32321, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, on the 23rd day of July, 2013, the following described proper ty as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to wit: BEGIN AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF BLOCK , TOWN OF SUMATRA, A SUB DIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND THENCE RUN SOUTH 84 DEGREES 51 MINUTES 50 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE NORTH BOUNDARY OF SAID BLOCK , A DISTANCE OF 293.92 FEET TO A POINT ON THE EASTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY OF THE APALA CHICOLA NORTHERN RAIL ROAD, SAID POINT LYING ON A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHWESTERLY; THENCE RUN SOUTHEAST ERLY ALONG SAID RIGHTOF-WAY BOUNDARY AND ALONG SAID CURVE WITH A RADIUS OF 3150.00 FEET THRU A CENTRAL NGLE OF 04 DEGREES 06 MINUTES 55 SECONDS FOR AN ARC DISTANCE OF 226.24 FEET, THE CHORD OF SAID ARC BEING SOUTH 18 DEGREES 34 MINUTES 35 SECONDS EAST 226.19 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 84 DEGREES 51 MINUTES 50 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE SOUTH BOUNDARY OF SAID BLOCK , A DISTANCE OF 241.35 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH OS DEGREES 08 MINUTES 10 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE EAST BOUNDARY OF SAID BLOCK , A DIS TANCE OF 220.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. property located therein or thereon, which are included as security in Plaintiffs mortgage. Any person claiming an inter est in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Bristol, LIBERTY COUNTY, Florida, this 6th day of June, 2013. Kathleen E. Brown Clerk of The Circuit Court by: Vanell B. Summers Deputy Clerk CITIMORTGAGE, INC, SUC CESSOR BY MERGER TO ABN AMRO MORTGAGE GROUP, INC C/o Phelan Hallinan, PLC Attorneys for Plaintiff 2727 West Cypress Creek Road Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 954-462-7000 If you are a person with a dis ability who needs any accom modation in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assis tance. Please contact: Danny Davis 301 S Monroe St, Rm 225 Tallahassee, FL 32303 850-577-4401 At least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving the scheduled appearance is less than 7 day; if you are hear ing or voice impaired, call 711. 7-3, 7-10 -------------------------------------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIR CUIT, IN AND FOR LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No: 39-20I2-CA-000093 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. VANESSA ALLEN A/K/A VAN ESSA GRUNDHEBER ALLEN A/K/A VANESSA GRUND HOBER ALLEN, JONATHAN ALLEN A/K/A JONATHAN R. ALLEN AND UNNNOWN TEN ANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. ______________________/ NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursu ant to Final Judgment of Fore closure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on June 6, 2013, in the Circuit Court of Liberty County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Liberty County, Florida described as: BLOCK A, LOT 24; COM MENCE AT THE NW COR NER OF SECTION 5, TOWN SHIP I SOUTH, RANGE 7 WEST, LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA, THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST 61.69 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 10 SECONDS EAST 100.31 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 06 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST 160.0 FEET TO AN IRON PIPE AND CALL THIS THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CON TINUE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 10 SECONDS EAST 145.0 FEET TO AN IRON PIPE; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 06 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST 160.0 FEET TO AN IRON PIPE ON THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY OF A PROPOSED STREET; THENCE NORTH 00 DE GREES 15 MINUTES 10 SEC ONDS WEST 145.0 FEET ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY TO AN IRON PIPE; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 06 MIN UTES 00 SECONDS WEST 160.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. THIS TRACT IS LOCATED IN THE NW 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 OF SECTION 5, TOWNSHIP 1 SOUTH, RANGE 7 WEST, LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: I2571 N.W. BIRD POND RD, BRISTOL, FL 3232I; including the building, appurtenances, and lic sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Sales are held at the front door of the Liberty County Courthouse, on July 22, 2013 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an inter est in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis 60 days after the sale. Dated this 6th day of June, 2013. Kathleen E. Brown Clerk of The Circuit Court by: Vanell B. Summers Deputy Clerk Invoice to: Edward B. Pritchard (813) 229-0900 x 1309 Kass Shuler, P.A. P.O. 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JULY 3, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 11 STOUTAMIRE INSURANCE INC. 16783 SE Pear St., Blountstown Contact Bill Stoutamire OBITUARIES JOHN GORDON LEWIS, JR. APOLLO BEACH John Gordon Lewis, Jr., 60, of Apollo Beach, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2013 in Tampa. He was a current resident of Apollo Beach and a long time resident of Bristol. He graduated from high school in Brandon and attended Lively Vocational Technical College. He was an electrical superintendent at International Shipyard in Tampa and worked for the Department of Corrections as a vocational instructor for 15 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Gor don and Lavoris Lewis and his grandparents, Troy Lee and Vinnie McMillan. Survivors include one sister Debbie Foster of Dothan, AL; four children, Shanna Corum of Tarpon Springs, Mike Lewis of Houston, TX, Scott Lewis of Indepen dance, MO and Kellie Banks of Tarpon Springs; and eight grandchildren. Memorial services were held Thursday, June 27 at the Church of God in Bristol. MICHAEL LEE CREEK, SR. CARRABELLE Michael Lee Creek, Sr., 63, of Carrabelle, passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2013. He worked as a newspaper deliverer and was a truck driver for construc tion debris cleanup. He served in the United States Air Force during He was preceded in death by his dad, William Wendell Creek. Survivors include his wife, Cheryl Yelvington Creek of Carrabelle; his mother, Mildred Creek Stacy of Washington Courthouse, OH; one son, Michael L. one daughter, Michelle Thomas and her husband, Jody of Hackberry, LA; one brother, Bill Creek and his wife, Shirley of Sabrina, OH; one sister, Drue Reveal and Brandon L. and Kerstin R. Creek, Brittany M., Bashby Family will receive friends one hour prior to services time at the church. A Celebration of Life service was held on Saturday, June 29 at the First Baptist Church in Carrabelle with Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the service. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh.com. OUIDA DELORES CARTER-EVANS 62, of Panama City, passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2013 in Panama City. She was born on April 9, 1951 in Tokyo, Japan and had lived in Panama City since 1999, coming from Wewahitchka. She was a medical billing specialist and was a 1969 graduate of Blount stown High School. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 392 in Panama City and was a member of the Baptist Faith. She was preceded in death by her parents, Paris and Mary Carter. Survivors include her husband, Phillip Steven Ev ans of Panama City; one son, James Larry Hensley of Monticello; one daughter, Janet Grimes of Tallahas see; two brothers, Roger Carter and his wife, Lisa of Panama City and Larry Carter of Wewahitchka; two varre and Mary Ann Williams and her husband, Tommy of Blountstown; one aunt, June Montford of Selma, CA; three grandchildren, James Jamie Hensley, Jr., Michael Hensley and Tyler Hensley; four nieces, four nephews and numerous cousins; her loving Boston Memorial services were held on Saturday, June 29 at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain by cremation. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. CYNTHIA LANISE JACKSON CHATTAHOOCHEE Cynthia Lanise Jackson, 55, of Chatta hoochee, passed away on Sunday, June 16 in Tallahassee. Survivors include two children, Jamel O. Baker of Midway and Pic cola C. Baker of Chattahoochee; her Chattahoochee; one brother, Derek O. Jackson and his wife, Meldra of Cottondale; seven siblings, Vincent Jackson, Shelia Jackson Thomas, Levita Jenrette, Monica Jackson, Thawanna Jackson, Lisa Jackson and Crystal Jackson, all of Tampa. Services were held on Saturday, June 22 at Friendship AME Church in Chattahoochee. Interment followed in Rockyville Cemetery in Roy. Bradwell Mortuary of Quincy was in charge of the arrangements. LEWIS RAY CAPPS City, and a former resident of Port St. Joe, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2013 in Panama City. He was born on April 12, 1945 in Calhoun County. He was a retired pulpwooder and truck driver and a member of the United Pentecostal faith. Survivors include three sons, Michael Capps and his wife, Jeannie of Alford, Rodney Capps and his wife, Kim of Panama City, and Tommy Capps and his wife, Brenda of Jacksonville; four daughters, Karen Gainer and her husband, Mic of Cottondale, Kimberly Capps of Marianna, Rebecca Turner and her husband, Lamar of the Alliance Community and Judy Lynn Roberts of Marianna; three brothers, Billy Capps of Marianna, Bobby Capps of Panama City and Jimmy Capps of Sneads; one stepbrother, Charles Gay and his wife, Mary of Georgia; one sister, Vera Anderson and her husband, Robert of Blountstown; three stepsisters, June McCardle of Dothan, AL, Faye Tipton of Mississippi and Joann; 27 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Family will receive friends one hour prior to services at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel. Services will be held on Friday, July 5 at 11 a.m. (CT) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Magnolia Cemetery. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. GARY E. MERRITT SOUTHPORT Gary E. Merritt, 55, of Southport, passed away Monday, July 1, 2013 in Panama City. He was born on Dec. 26, 1957 in Logan County, WV West Virginia. He was a member of the Protestant faith. Survivors include three sons, Andy Merritt and Vernon Lewis Sam Merritt and his wife, Thelma, all of Southport and Karry Merritt of Huntington, WV; one sister, Becky Jackson of Proctorville, OH; one grandchild, Artemis Merritt. tion will be by cremation. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. ...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 Marlon Peavy Peavy Funeral Home TAMPA On Monday, July 1, Gover nor Rick Scott signed into law HB 1223, which extends a heightened protection from predatory practices to military ser vice members and their families. The bill signing was held at MacDill Air Force Base. Governor Scott was joined by Holly Petraeus, Attorney Gen eral Pam Bondi, Senator Wilton Simpson and Representative James Grant. Governor Scott said, Because of Floridas strong veteran presence, theres more opportunity for individuals to target these populations with predatory schemes that hurt our veterans quality of life. Make no mistake: there are predators out there who will go after our veterans. We must do everything in our power to protect those who served our nation from these predatory practices. Im proud to be joined by veterans from the Tampa Bay area to sign into law HB 1223, which extends a heightened protection from predatory practices to military service members and their families. penalty that will be added on top of restitution for attempting to steal from our veterans or their families. This new layer of protection will send a strong message to the rest of the nation that in Florida, well do whatever it takes to protect our veterans and their families. Attorney General Pam Bondi said, Our military members sacrifice so much for our country, and we need to do everything we can to protect them and their families from unscrupulous individuals who target them with scams. I thank Senator Simpson and Repre sentative Grant for working with me to enhance the penalties against those who target military members with unfair and deceptive practices, and I thank Governor Scott for signing this key legislation. Just as the CFPB protects service members at the Federal level, as evi denced by our enforcement action on June 27th against deceptive practices in the MILES military auto loan program, the state governments can do a great deal to protect them where they live and work. Im pleased to be here at MacDill Air Force Base today with Governor Scott and Attorney General Bondi for the sign ing of this bill that provides enhanced penalties against those who would cheat Floridas servicemembers, veterans and their families, said Holly Petraeus, Assistant Director for Servicemember Affairs, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Senator Wilton Simpson said, The Governors done a great job in supporting our countrys heroes, and this legislation will further protect these heroes from fraud. Representative James Grant said, who protect our nation in mind, I am proud to say that we have taken steps towards returning the favor by further protecting them from theft here at home. This bill could not have become law without Governor Scotts strong support, Attorney General Pam Bondis leader ship, and the tireless efforts of Sen. Wilton Simpson and Rep. Ross Spano." Florida is home to a considerably large number of veterans: tion of veterans in the nation. World War II veterans in the nation with more than 164,000. who call Florida home. BECOME A VOLUNTEER FLORIDA GUARDIAN AD LITEM FOUNDATION THE JOURNAL The Journal Classieds Email:email@example.com wallet by listing your unused items in
Page 12 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 3, 2013 The School Board of Liberty County JOB OPENING The School Board of Liberty County is accepting applica tions for the following position for the 2013-2014 school year. A complete listing and Resume is required. It will need to be submit ted in the Vacancies section under Human Resources/Careers of the online application at the LCSB website, www.lcsbonline. org. On the Current Job Openings page, click on the Link, under How to Apply beside the position you are interested in applying for. After completing the it must be attached to the position. Resume can be attached to the online application under the Attachment drop down menu, used, i.e. (Library, One Stop Career Center, Adult School, etc.) Those without computer access may come to the District will be provided, if needed. QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: light and/or heavy-duty buses in a safe and economical way. Ability to understand and carry out both written and oral direc tions. Ability to exercise appropriate disciplinary techniques. Ability to follow a daily routing schedule. COMPENSATION: Applications will be received from: July 1, 2013 July 11, 2013 (5:00 PM) Employment opportunities are offered without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap or marital status. The School Board of Liberty County JOB OPENING The School Board of Liberty County is accepting applica tions for the following position for the 2013-2014 school year. A complete listing and Resume is required. It will need to be submit ted in the Vacancies section under Human Resources/Careers of the online application at the LCSB website, www.lcsbonline. org. On the Current Job Openings page, click on the Link, under How to Apply beside the position you are interested in applying for. After completing the it must be attached to the position. Resume can be attached to the online application under the Attachment drop down menu, used, i.e. (Library, One Stop Career Center, Adult School, etc.) Those without computer access may come to the District will be provided, if needed. QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Ability to relate to and work with children and adults in a positive manner. Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills. Possess basic English and mathematics skills. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions. Ability to complete required paperwork. Planning and organizational skills. Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues. Willing to attend training and inservice relevant to responsibilities of assigned area. COMPENSATION: Applications will be received from: July 1, 2013 July 11, 2013 (5:00 PM) Employment opportunities are offered without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap or marital status. The School Board of Liberty County JOB OPENING The School Board of Liberty County is accepting applica tions for the following position for the 2013-2014 school year. A complete listing and Resume is required. It will need to be submit ted in the Vacancies section under Human Resources/Careers of the online application at the LCSB website, www.lcsbonline. org. On the Current Job Openings page, click on the Link, under How to Apply beside the position you are interested in applying for. After completing the it must be attached to the position. Resume can be attached to the online application under the Attachment drop down menu, used, i.e. (Library, One Stop Career Center, Adult School, etc.). Those without computer access may come to the District will be provided, if needed. QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of child development and especially of charac teristics of children in the age group assigned. Knowledge of prescribed curriculum. Knowledge of current educational re search. Basic understanding and knowledge of use of current technology. Knowledge of learning styles and skill in using var ied teaching methods to address student learning styles. Skill in oral and written communication with students, parents, and others. Ability to plan and implement activities for maximum effectiveness. Ability to effectively assess levels of student achievement, analyze test results, and prescribe actions for im provement. Ability to maintain appropriate student supervision so that students have a safe and orderly environment in which to learn. Ability to work effectively with peers, administrators and others. COMPENSATION: Applications will be received from: July 1, 2013 July 11, 2013 (5:00 PM) Employment opportunities are offered without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap or marital status. The School Board of Liberty County JOB OPENING The School Board of Liberty County is accepting applica tions for the following position for the 2013-2014 school year. A complete listing and Resume is required. It will need to be submit ted in the Vacancies section under Human Resources/Careers of the online application at the LCSB website, www.lcsbonline. org. On the Current Job Openings page, click on the Link, under How to Apply beside the position you are interested in applying for. After completing the it must be attached to the position. Resume can be attached to the online application under the Attachment drop down menu, used, i.e. (Library, One Stop Career Center, Adult School, etc.). Those without computer access may come to the District will be provided, if needed. QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of child development and especially of charac teristics of children in the age group assigned. Knowledge of prescribed curriculum. Knowledge of current educational re search. Basic understanding and knowledge of use of current technology. Knowledge of learning styles and skill in using var ied teaching methods to address student learning styles. Skill in oral and written communication with students, parents, and others. Ability to plan and implement activities for maximum effectiveness. Ability to effectively assess levels of student achievement, analyze test results, and prescribe actions for im provement. Ability to maintain appropriate student supervision so that students have a safe and orderly environment in which to learn. Ability to work effectively with peers, administrators and others. COMPENSATION: Applications will be received from: July 1, 2013 July 11, 2013 (5:00 PM) Employment opportunities are offered without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap or marital status. The School Board of Liberty County JOB OPENING The School Board of Liberty County is accepting applica tions for the following position for the 2013-2014 school year. A complete listing and Resume is required. It will need to be submit ted in the Vacancies section under Human Resources/Careers of the online application at the LCSB website, www.lcsbonline. org. On the Current Job Openings page, click on the Link, under How to Apply beside the position you are interested in applying for. After completing the it must be attached to the position. Resume can be attached to the online application under the Attachment drop down menu, used, i.e. (Library, One Stop Career Center, Adult School, etc.). Those without computer access may come to the District will be provided, if needed. QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of child development and especially of charac teristics of children in the age group assigned. Knowledge of prescribed curriculum. Knowledge of current educational re search. Basic understanding and knowledge of use of current technology. Knowledge of learning styles and skill in using var ied teaching methods to address student learning styles. Skill in oral and written communication with students, parents, and others. Ability to plan and implement activities for maximum effectiveness. Ability to effectively assess levels of student achievement, analyze test results, and prescribe actions for im provement. Ability to maintain appropriate student supervision so that students have a safe and orderly environment in which to learn. Ability to work effectively with peers, administrators and others. COMPENSATION: Applications will be received from: July 1, 2013 July 11, 2013 (5:00 PM) Employment opportunities are offered without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap or marital status. CHIPOLA COLLEGE is accepting applications for FULL TIME responsibilities are available at www.chipola.edu/personnel/jobs Candidates may be subject to background investigations. Contact Human Resources at mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org or EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Liberty County Transit is currently accepting applications for a Applicant must be at least 21 years of age, pass a drug test, background check, and a DOT Physi cal, as well as have a clean driving record, and High school Diploma or GED. preferred, and must have some of his own tools. Applicant must be able to work well with the public. heavy lifting, bending, and stooping for periods of time, as well as driving duties. All applications must be received at Liberty County THE JOB Market The Blountstown Public Library held two sessions of Youth Program) the last two weeks of June. It was a truly colorful workshop with youth expressing themselves through sketching and painting. The focus was on nature as the kids did a Stretch 'n Sketch doing quick renderings of sights seen. Session one walked to the W.T. Neal Civic Center and sat under the 300 year old Oak Tree. Later in the class students were given a demonstration by instructor Anna Layton on the how to's of watercolor painting. Kids enjoy Stretch n Sketch along with watercolor classes at library Elizabeth Maupin creates her unique tree.
JULY 3, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 13 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 Bikes, womens 26 Huffy bike, light blue, like new and mens LaJolla bike, burgundy, like new. $45 each. Mens Nike Vapor Trainer athletic/training shoes, size 11, burgundy/white, excellent condition, $20. Mens Nike Pega sus +29 running shoes, size 10.5, burgundy/black/white, like new, $20. Call 643-3370. 7-3, 7-10 Two classical guitars, one with case. $75. 100 VCR movies, two storage boxes, $35. Wheat pen nies, 1.382, 1909-1958, some 1943. Call 674-6242. 7-3, 7-10 Girls clothes, Justice brand, girls sizes 12R to 16R, includes 9 shirts size 12, 18 shirts size 14, 11 shirts size 14, 11 shirts size 16, 2 jeans size 16R, 1 pair jeans size 14R, 3 shorts size 1 from JC Penny. Most worn only once. En tire bag $40. Call 643-6260. 7-3, 7-10 size 7. $15. Call 643-6260. 7-3, 7-10 Exercise bike, $25. Call 6742883. 7-3, 7-10 2003 Ezgo golf cart, electric, $1,000. Call 937-287-6367. 6-26, 7-3 with attachments. Call 674-5475 or 447-4602 after 4 p.m. for details. 6-26, 7-3 Bunk beds, portable dish wash er, or cooker. $89 each. Call 6743264. 6-26, 7-3 $280. Call 674-3264. 6-26, 7-3 FURNITURE Dining table and chairs, $100. Call 674-2883. 7-3, 7-10 Two free sofas, not in the best condition, but good for some one who needs a sofa. Call 6743264. 6-26, 7-3 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 Thane Flavorwave oven, with booklets. $30. Call 674-6242. 7-3, 7-10 Magic Chef stove, works good, $135. Magic Chef refrigerator, top freezer, works good, $140. Call 863-370-2369. 7-3, 7-10 The Cal houn-Liberty Ministry Center needs old washers, dryers, deep freezers, refrigerators, stoves June 22 on State Road 67 South Carrabelle Hwy. in Yellow Creek area. Call 643-8922. 6-26, 7-3 CAMPERS 1998 5th wheel, two slides, ev erything works. $5,000. Call 937287-6367. 6-26, 7-3 YARD SALES Friday and Saturday, July 5 and 6, be ginning at 8 a.m., Located on N. Freeman Rd., follow signs. Dresser, clothes, what-nots, and more. Call 850-573-8800 for de tails. Saturday, July 6 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., Well have furniture, deco rative items, lots of books, linens, and clothes. Come to 10862 Lake Mystic Rd, look for the signs. Saturday, July 6 be ginning at 7:30 a.m., located in front of the Liberty Courthouse. Lots of brand name mens and womens clothing, including sev polo tops, in excellent condition. Clothing priced $10 and under. Will also have lots of household items, books, childrens items, and much more. For more details, call 643-3370 Friday and Sat urday, July 5 and 6 beginning at 7 a.m., Located at 21051 NE D & D Dr. Lots of hunting items, includ ing 50 caliber muzzle loader. Call 237-1848 for directions. Yard sale, Saturday, July 6, be ginning at 7 a.m. CST. Located at 19044 NE Elijah Morris Rd., travel down Hwy 69, turn left on to John G. Bryant Rd. (1/4 mile past high school), 1 block down on right (blue vinyl sided house) before you get to Woodmont community, signs will be out. Baby/toddler boy clothes and shoes, junior clothes small-XL, womens shoes, mens clothes mostly large, handbags, tons of baby/little boy toys, out side climber with slide, baby blan kets, two new giant teddy bears, household items, etc. Call 850643-6009. Yard sale, Friday, July 5, from 7 to 12 p.m., Clothes, home decor, household goods, collectables, books, old saws, many items $5 or less. Something for everyone. Located 1.5 miles off Hwy 20 on 287 in Clarksville on Ethel Taylor Rd. and other metal appliances. You may drop them off at the center anytime. Call 674-1818 UFN ELECTRONICS HP 1210 all in one scanner/ $25. Call 674-6242. 7-3, 7-10 CARS very de pendable car. $2,000 OBO. Call 566-7986 or 566-7937. 7-3, 7-10 40 MPG, runs good, driven daily. $3,000. Call 674-2145, leave message. 7-3, 7-10 $2,500 OBO. Call 674-2883. 7-3, 7-10 1997 Lexus, 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 au tomatic transmission engine. Call 674-5475 or 447-4602 after 4 p.m. for details. 6-26, 7-3 PETS/SUPPLIES 8 weeks old, free. Call 566-7986 or 5667937. 7-3, 7-10 quail. Call 643-1756. 7-3, 7-10 four, 2 months old. Big white rab bits, three, 1 1/2 years old. Call 379-9410 or 570-2899. 6-26, 7-3 Free white English Bulldog/Lab mix, 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 HUNTING & FISHING 17 ft, 6 in., with 115 HP Johnson motor and trolling motor, $4,000. Call 850-482-2549 after 6 p.m. (CT). 7-3, 7-10 50 HP Johnson, with control, late 90s model. $250. 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For ALL Your One Florist Margies Florist 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 For Rent in ALTHA 762-9555, 447-0871 or 762-8597 Very NICE *2 & 3 BD trailers. With lawn service OWNER FINANCING NO QUALIFYING mercial, Old Mexican Restaurant BD, 1 1/2 BA Townhouses 643-7740 FOR RENT R B Call 643-6646 (850) 509-5985 Completely remodeled 3BD, 1 BA Located at 20897 NE Magnolia St. Close to schools in sale in Altha 1,300 square feet 3 BR, 2 BA at $117,500 Metal roof Hardi siding City water. Call 762-8185 of 447-2025 Wishing you a Safe & Happy Fourth of July There will be no Auction Schedule will resume on Saturday, August 3. SEE YOU THEN. A 643-7740 Col. James W. Copeland AB1226/AU0001722 WANTED Phone (850) 544-5441 or (850) 570-0222 Buy, sell & trade with an ad in The Journal U-PICK Blueberries For more information Call 4474346
Page 14 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 3, 2013 Blountstown Health & Rehab Phone (850) 674-4311 Have a safe & happy Fourth of July as we all join in... State Road 20 in Blountstown PHONE 674-9300 $ 2 99 FOR ONLY JULY Specials MONDAY FRIDAY 10 A.M. TO 3 P.M. Weekly Managers Special WEEKEND SPECIAL SATURDAY & SUNDAY ONLY 10 pc Chicken w/ 6 biscuits $ 11 2 pc. Dark with one side & a biscuit 1 Breast with one side & a biscuit 2 Wings with one side & a biscuit 2 Strips with one side & a biscuit All sides come in individual & large (pint sizes) Individual sides ... $1.69 plus tax Large sides... $2.89 plus tax AVAILABLE SIDES : Green Beans, Baked Beans, Whole Corn, Mashed Potatoes with Gravy, Mac & Cheese, Cole Slaw, Corn on the Cob, Potato Wedges, White Rice (25 charge per piece for boneless; extra charge for all white meat) 2 pc Boneless Meal WHITE, DARK OR MIXED w/ 1 biscuit, 1 side and medium drink $ 4 99 10 pc. Mixed Bucket $14 99 w/ 4 biscuits 6 pcs. original, crispy or grilled w/ 4 boneless (2 white and 2 dark), extra charge for all white meat, 25 charge per pc. boneless 10 pc. Mixed Bucket $20 99 w/ 4 biscuits & 2 large sides 6 pcs. original, crispy or grilled w/ 4 boneless (2 white and 2 dark), extra charge for all white meat, 25 charge per pc. boneless TALLAHASSEE Governor Rick Scott showed his appreciation for Floridas teachers and applauded their commitment to edu cation by presenting the Governors Shine Award to 23 2013-2014 District Teachers of the Year. Governor Scott said, Our students should have access to a highquality education and Floridas commitment to our teachers plays a critical role in preparing the workforce of tomor row. I am pleased that so many of our 2013-2014 District Teachers of the Year could join us here today as we celebrate their commitment to student achievement. In acknowledging great teachers, I have created the Governors Shine Award to high light teachers who go above and beyond the call of duty in pursuit of educational excellence. I am proud to present this distinguished award to our 2013-2014 District Teachers of the Year. I am also pleased that great teachers across the state will be receiving pay increases for their hard work and dedica tion to student success. W.R. Tolar K-8 teach er Samantha Newsome of Liberty County was among those honored. Newsome has been teaching for eight years and currently teaches 6th grade mathemat ics at W.R. Tolar K-8 School. Before begin ning her teaching career, she served as a childabuse investigator. Her years of experience with Florida children allow her to successfully in volve her math students with theory, practice and humor. Other area teachers honored were: Laura King, Frank lin County Frank lin County School King has spent her 17 year teaching career at Franklin County School where she currently teaches 4th grade. She creates a nurturing and inviting classroom set ting, establishing a posi tive learning environ ment for her students to relax, listen and absorb the lessons of the day. Zola Akins, Gads den County George W. Munroe Elementary School Akins has been teaching for 12 years and is currently the reading coach at George W. Munroe Elementary School. She believes it is up to teachers to facilitate experiences that provide students with the opportunities to learn. This is her second year as the Gadsden County Teacher of the Year. Jodie Martin, Wakulla County Me dart Elementary School Martin has been teach ing for eight years, and has been teaching with Medart Elementary School for seven years where she currently teaches 5th grade in clusion. She is also the grade level chair and works with parents and teachers to coordinate fifth grade activities. Martin is committed to teaching students, not teaching subjects. Tolars Samantha Newsome receives Shine Award from Gov. at Teachers Summit OPEN JULY 4 Samantha Newsome The Liberty County Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hear ing on a proposal to allow the Conditional use of land for a Communications Tower. The proposed use would be located on an approximate 15 acre site, South of Highway 20, in Section 24,Township 1 South, Range 6 West. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON A SPECIAL EXCEPTION ALLOWING A CONDITIONAL USE OF LAND LIBERTY COUNTY FLORIDA Pursuant to Chapter 2, Section 2.4 of the Liberty County Land Development Code, a Special Exception for a Conditional Use of Land is a use that would not be appropriate generally or without restriction throughout a land use divi sion or zoning district but which, if controlled as to number, area, location, or relation to the neighborhood, would promote, the public health, safety, welfare, morals, order, comfort, convenience, appearance, prosperity, or the general made. The Liberty County Local Planning Agency will hold a Public Hearing to con sider the Special Exception for conditional use on THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2013, at 6:00 P.M. at the Liberty County, Commission meeting room. The Liberty County Commission will hold a Public Hearing to consider adoption of the Conditional Use of Land on THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2013, at 6:00 P.M., or immediately following the Planning Agency meeting, at the Liberty County Commission meeting room. Please be advised that if a person decides to appeal any decision made with respect to any matter considered at this hearing, such person will need a re cord of these proceedings, and for this purpose such person may need to en sure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.