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Sheriff's Log............2 Arrest Reports............2 Community Calendar and Events......................3 Cartoons and Commentary..............................4 PEOPLE: Birthday and honors.........................5 Obituaries, Job Market and Legals.................11 Find a bargain in the Classieds....................13 School Superintendent arrested for grand theft, misconduct & failing to disclose info by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Edito r BRISTOL Liberty County School Board Superintendent Gloria Gay Uz zell was arrested July 17on charges of records request. 17. zell established a school board credit card account which she used for person al purchases. The credit card was used to Uzzell had four credit cards issued to the account was to be used for train were unable to use their credit cards for that purpose because the account was tained custody of the credit cards state stated. The superintendent delayed turn in late fees. tors had not been in contact with her When she responded to a public re cords request for her credit card state blacked out totals on her personal pur her arrest. Gloria Gay Uzzell is shown leaving the Liberty County Jail after being released on bond following last weeks arrest. JOHNNY EUBANKS PHOTO Driver trapped after van hits utility pole, overturns Emergency volunteers used the Jaws of Life to free a woman trapped in her van after she ran off SR 12 North, hit a utility pole and overturned, according old Katrina Bea Portee, was on the wet road following a thunderstorm just She was trapped inside for about 15 minutes before with her legs caught in the steering wheel panel, according to the deputy. Portee, who was wearing her seat belt, was taken to an area hospital for treatment. JOHNNY EUBANKS PHOTOS battery on a person under 16 and one count of interference with child arrested on two counts of lewd and 16 and one count of interference with Two Bristol men arrested for having sex with a minor Two arrested in suspected meth lab Sat. by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Edito r Saturday. to the arrest report. freely spoke with deputies about her pseudoephedrine to sell to others. woods behind their yard. A Ziplock baggie containing four batteries and a wooden pipe was and an outside shed. 11-year-old son had been at the possession of drug paraphernalia. WOMAN RUNS FROM HOME WITH PILL BOTTLES AND SYRINGES WHEN DEPUTIES ARRIVE Three arrested on drug charges when deputies arrive to serve eviction notice by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Deputies who stopped by a Bristol last Thursday left with three suspects they heard people start running back and A deputy standing beside the building property. Johnson also had a syringe stuck in the cloth of her shirt and was syringes. One of the syringes tested deputies pull up. She said Geiger then All three were charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. held without bond due to a parole 50 includes tax CALHOUNLIBERTY J OURNAL THE W ednesday JULY 24, 2013 Vol. 33 No. 30 Xander Peacock and Dustyn Pitts learn how to determine how much sugar and how many calories are in a soft drink during last weeks Calhoun County Kids Day Camp. See more on Hosford man arrested on meth charges PAGE 2 investigating vehicle Man charged with domestic battery by strangulation JIM McCLELLANS OUTDOORS Down South They just dont make used to ........ PAGE 7
COMING SOON: 1930s Mahogany Hutch & Sideboard 20430 West Central Ave. in Blountstown China, Crystal, Jewelry, Candles Vintage lawn furniture and so much more! Home of the All-U-Can-Eat menu A little out of the way, A lot less to pay Family Coastal Seafood Restaurant WERE OPEN Come see us for the best seafood and prices around for a really great meal. Buy, sell & trade with an ad in The JOURNAL Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 24, 2013 CALHOUN COUNTY July 15 Joe Ed Faircloth, felony DUI, seat belt violation, FHP. July 17 Dionne Smith, non support, CCSO. Khrystal Attaway, grand theft auto, CCSO. July 18 Connie Carter, failure to appear CCSO. Brandon Mears, trespassing after warning, resisting without violence, BPD. July 19 Andrew Stevens, VOCR, CCSO. Bradley Trickey, domestic battery by strangulation, CCSO. July 21 Gregory Moore, VOP, CCSO. Jacob McLendon, retail theft, CCSO. Joe Livingston, disorderly intoxica tion, BPD. July 22 Terri Lynn Butler, battery, CCSO. Jonathan Sansom-Moring, VOSP, possession of mojo, CCSO. LIBERTY COUNTY July 14 Margaret McCardle, holding for Calhoun County, CCSO. July 15 Anthony Combs, possession of schedule I narcotic, LCSO. Sidney Beckwith, holding for DOC, LCSO. July 16 James M. Ammons, sale of con trolled substance within 1,000 ft. of a place of worship, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana, posses sion of drug paraphernalia, LCSO. Stacey Marie Sims, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Tracy Maloy, serving weekends, LCSO. Jodi Ellis, bond revoked (warrant), LCSO. July 17 Gloria Uzzell, grand theft, withholding of public re cords, LCSO. Joshua Watts, lewd and lascivi ous battery (4 counts), interfere with custody, LCSO. Dionne Smith, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Khrystal Attaway, holding for CCSO, CCSO. July 18 Connie Carter, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Chet Geiger, possession of drug paraphernalia, VOP, LCSO. Hali Smith, possession of drug paraphernalia, LCSO. Patricia Johnson, tamper with/fab ricate physical evidence, possession of drug paraphernalia, LCSO. July 19 Noemi Mann, serving weekends, LCSO. Isaac Kent, serving weekends, LCSO. Deborah Chambers, serving week ends, LCSO. July 20 Alison Melton, manufacture of meth, possession of listed chemicals, Tommy Thompson, manufacture of meth, possession of listed chemicals, July 21 Tracy Maloy, serving weekends, LCSO. July 22 Terri Lynn Butler, holding for CCSO, CCSO. SHERIFFS LOG arresting agency. The names above represent those charged. We remind our readers that all are presumed innocent until proven guilty. CITATIONS ISSUED: Accidents ........................................................................02 ............................................................................08 Special details Business alarms Residential alarms ..........................................................................00 Complaints Blountstown Police Dept. July 15 through July 21, 2013 ARREST REPORTS CORLETTS ROOFING LLC FREE ESTIMATES Michael Corlett (850) 643-7062 by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Ammons arrested on meth charges Man charged with domestic battery by strangulation BRADLEY TRICKEY Intoxicated man found sleeping in grocery store JOE LIVINGSTON arrest for Bath Salts
JULY 24, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 3 Liberty Co. Senior Citizens events for Aug. include Sopchoppy Opry, medication safety presentation, grief support and bingo 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 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! 5,299 Wednesday, July 24 Saturday, July 27 Thursday July 25 Friday, July 26 TODAYS MEETINGS 7:30 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park Civic Center Bristol Girl Scout Troop #303, 6:30 p.m. (ET) at The Club, Bristol. Monday, July 29 Tuesday, July 30 Sunday, July 28 Adult Dance 8-12 p.m. at the Legion Hall in Blountstown Attend the Church of your choice this Sunday ANNIVERSARY Donny & Terri Bolding Altha Church of God 6 p.m. Mayhaw Jelly Class at Pioneer Settlement 9 a.m. (CT) Hwy. grant workshop set for today CHIPLEY The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will host a July 24 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the For more Florida Department of Notes of Thanks The family of Wade Earnest the family and friends who helped us deal there is no way to express adequately things will get done while the family The family of Cecil Newsome munity Learning Center (21st CCLC) CCLC grant again. CCLC grant ends on July 19; county is now reapplying The Liberty County Senior Citizens Association has scheduled the follow ing events for the month of Aug.: Thursday, Aug. 1 Shopping at transit seat. Wednesday, Aug. 7 at 11 a.m. at the Bristol Senior Center to do a part of many seniors daily life. It is the presentation. Call Liberty Transit at Thursday, Aug. 8 Tallahassee Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 10 a.m. Hos tion to the Hosford Center. Thursday, Aug. 15 The shopping transportation. Monday, Aug. 19 at 7 p.m. The to attend. Tuesday, Aug. 20 at 11 a.m. Bingo with Cindy at the Hosford Senior Cen to arrange your transportation to the Hosford Center. Thursday, Aug. 22 at 11 a.m. The monthly Craft Class and Senior Bristol Senior Center. Call Liberty Transit ride. Thursday, Aug. 22 The shopping Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 11 a.m. loss. Tell your family and friends about as possible who are need of some sup to arrange transportation to the Bristol Center. Thursday, Aug. 29 to arrange your transit ride. Saturday, Aug. 31 Monday, Sept. 2 The Bristol and Hosford Liberty County Senior Citi Holiday. The Bristol Senior Center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Hosford Center is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Seniors are welcome to come for a hot meal served at noon 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. and at Hamilton Springs. For the past of fellowship. Hall Reunion held near Altha with 130 in attendance July 6 FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS 1964 Sandra Bullock; 1959 Kevin Spacey TODAY IN HISTORY TODAY IN HISTORY FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS 1949 Sally Struthers; 1965 Lori Loughlin TODAY IN HISTORY TODAY IN HISTORY
Page 4 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 24, 2013 COMMENTARY The royal baby was born. But dont worry, America, we still have Honey Boo Boo. CONAN OBRIEN Im sure you all heard the news about the roy al baby. William and Kate are the proud parents of a baby boy. Can you believe the media cov erage? Youd think it was Kim Kardashian and Kanye West having a kid. JAY LENO Detroit has become the largest city in U.S. his Detroits population dropped something like 70 percent, but the government got bigger. The tax base got smaller, but the government got bigger. Thank God that kind of thing could never happen in Washington. JAY LENO A lot of guys go to Comic-Con dressed as su per heroes. Comic-Con is a great place to go if you want to see what all your favorite super he roes would look like if they stopped working out and ate only ice cream. CRAIG FERGUSON According to an English newspaper, a mystery fan has been leaking the results of professional wrestling matches before they even begin. He knows who is going to win and he puts it online. That Edward Snowden has gone too far! JAY LENO Is that really a big deal, knowing ahead of time whos going to lose? I mean, Cubs fans have been dealing with that for years. JAY LENO Its rumored the new Play Station controller will measure the degree to which you are sweat ing. In response, gamers asked, Whats sweat ing? CONAN OBRIEN The temperature got up to a 100 here in New York City. And now doctors are warning people about something called heat rage. Its a real thing, where people to overreact when it gets too hot. Its similar to those other conditions in New York: cold rage, lukewarm rage, and just regular old rage. JIMMY FALLON in Vietnam. So it looks like we might win that war after all. CONAN OBRIEN About 135,000 people have descended on San Diego for Comic-Con. I think Comic-Con might have jumped the shark. Ill tell you why because Im going. Its like Sundance Film Fes tival. I remember when Sundance was cool, all a place where Paris Hilton goes to party. CRAIG FERGUSON I understand theres a lot of celebrating going on at Buckingham Palace right now. I just hope theyre able to get up for work tomorrow. JAY LENO A woman in Pennsylvania was just in the news for giving birth to a baby that weighs 13 pounds, 12 ounces and is more than two feet long. You could tell it was big because when it was time to go home, the baby said, You want me to drive? JIMMY FALLON The son of Jerry Sandusky, the Penn State legally changed. You cant blame him. The weird thing is hes changing it to Zimmerman. JAY LENO A new report says that Audis are more likely to be driven by men who cheat on their wives. While their wives are more likely to wind up with that Audi. JIMMY FALLON Millions of Americans await the return of the Twinkie. Meanwhile, millions of British citizens await the arrival of the royal baby. Basically were both waiting for something thats long, soft, and will probably last 80 years. CONAN OBRIEN The reason Im going to Comic-Con is Im moderating the Doctor Who panel. Ive been watching Doctor Who since the 1960s. But therell be people at Comic-Con who know a lot more than I do. If I dont know the title of a par ticular episode, or if I mispronounce the name of an alien planet, I will be shamed like Paula Deen at the BET awards. CRAIG FERGUSON Rush Limbaugh claims he is now allowed to say the N-word. After hearing this, Paula Deen said, Let me know how that works out for you. CONAN OBRIEN Researchers in New Mexico say that brain scans of prison inmates can predict whether they will commit another crime. You know an other good way to predict? Theyre already in prison. JAY LENO Late Night Laughs A RECAP OF RECENT OBSERVATIONS BY LATE NIGHT TV HOSTS. WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND by Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift WASHINGTON With 576,412 resi dents, Wyoming is the least populated state in the union, but among those who call the mountainous state home are some towering Alan Simpson (R) who remains relevant on the national scene vice president in history, and the With Liz Cheneys announce ment that she is running against next years Republican primary, is stepping up to the challenge Republicans, that the primary is the election, and elections can Cheney, 46, a smart and edgy neoto give so much power to a state ming, would be so under-popu lated it would only be awarded a single representative, while an grow to 38 million people in 2012 Yet the system they developed Senate leader, so the system is sense that it gives an extraordinary Cheneys daughter is preparing last name, and her move last year veeps loyalty is to his daughter, and an expensive and potentially servative members in the Senate, in his record with which to assail behind the scenes and draw a contrast with her own style, which is in comers, Republicans a bottle and questioning whether the survivor is legitimate to go toe to toe with other senators when he or she is determined by Its a question that will get more its population to 76 million, the disparity in power between resi They didnt expect us to go sible solution is consolidating ming and Idaho or at least having Combining Wyoming, Montana and Idaho
JULY 24, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 5 Finally, the SOLUTION for Agonizing Foot And Leg Pain ! BRISTOL, FL. If youve been told theres nothing that can be done about your foot pain, read on.... If you suffer from: from Leg and Foot gling of the Feet or Hands Then Id like to per sonally invite you into FREE TREATMENT Now you might ask, Why would a doctor give away a FREE TREAT MENT? Allow me to explain. patients who suf fer from excruciating pain, throbbing, burn ing stabbing and/or tingling in their feet and legs. These patients have usually been told that there is noth ing that can be done for them, or they have been given drug therapy, which hasnt help them. Typically, these pa tients come to me very skeptical that I can even help them. So to alleviate any undue stress, I tell them this, Have a treatment or two on me, until you get some pain relief. 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They enjoyed tire races, went on a hay ride, ate chicken nuggets, french fries, and macaroni and cheese. Kuylee loves riding his 4-wheeler, swimming in his pool and playing with his cousins and friends. He is the grandson Beverly and the late Cuy Stephens of Quincy. birthday Hosfords Tristen Parrish accepted into National Society of High School Scholars ATLANT, GA-The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) today announced Liberty County High School stu dent Tristen Parrish from Hosford, has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization. The Society recognizes top scholars who have demon strated outstanding lead ership, scholarship, and community commitment. The announcement was made by NSHSS Founder and Chairman Claes No bel, a senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes. "On behalf of NSHSS, I am honored to recognize and commitment that Tris ten has demonstrated to achieve this exceptional level of academic excellence," said Mr. Nobel. "Tristen is now a member of a unique community of scholars a community that represents our very best hope for the future." "Our vision is to build a dynamic international organization that connects members with meaning ful content, resources, and opportunities," stated NSHSS President James W. Lewis. "We aim to help stu dents like Tristen build on their academic successes and enhance the skills and desires to have a positive, impact on the global com munity." Membership in NSHSS to enjoy a wide variety of benefits, including scholarship opportunities, academic competitions, free events, member-only resources, publications, participation in programs offered by educational partners, personalized recognition items, and publicity honors. Formed in 2002, The Na tional Society of High School Scholars recognizes academic excellence at the high school level and encourages members of the organization to apply their unique talents, vision, and potential for the betterment of themselves and the world. Cur rently there are more than 830,000 Society members in over 160 countries. NSHSS provides scholarship opportunities for deserving young people. For more information, visit www.nshss.org. F R O M JEMISON HEATING & COOLING Lic RM14160924 At Friday nights special school board meeting, Liberty County School Board Chairman Kyle for her induction into the National Society of High School Scholars. Members of the Bizzie Bee Quilters of Blountstown presented Rachel and Phillip Hatcher of Blountstown with quilts and neck pillows that they made for their boys, Bryson and Samson. Bryson is expected to undergo a kidney transplant in August and the ladies wanted to make sure that the family stayed warm during their time in the hospital. The Bizzie Bee Quilters meet ev ery Monday evening from 5 8 p.m (CT) at the W.T. Neal Civic Center in Blountstown. For more info, contact Sandy Voss at (850) 762-2788 or simply stop in and join them. Bizzie Bee Quilters present Hatcher brothers handcrafted quilts & pillows The Blountstown Public Library will hold a summer workshop ART with Anna on Saturday, July 27 from 9:30 11:30 a.m in the Heritage Room. Students will play with clay and other fun stuff! There is no need youth...8 to 14 years...at the front desk. The class size program and all materials are included. Come enjoy! at the library in Blountstown
Page 6 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 24, 2013 ACCEPTING NEW PA TIENTS Laban Bontrager, DMD 12761 NW Pea Ridge Rd., Bristol, FL 32321 TELEPHONE 643-5417 www.bristoldentalclinic.com DENTURE LAB ON PREMISES Same-Day Service on Repairs & Relines Bristol Dental Clinic Monica Bontrager, DMD "Volkswagens to semi's, we handle them all" C ITY T IRE C O. MV5496 GOODYEAR DUNLOP BFG & More Liberty County resident Sammy Singletary (right) visits with State Senator Bill Montford during the grand opening Street in Quincy. JOHNNY EUBANKS PHOTO To the editor, And the plot thickens. How in the world does if Nick Finch will resign then we will defer the charges, get added onto one week after the arraignment to say also: the sheriff would resign and take part in a probation-like program, State Attorney Willie Meggs said in an interview? Then, as if Mr. Meggs had not squirmed and turned and tripped over his tongue already he states, that the conditional resignation of Sheriff Finch is VAGUE yet. He also called Sheriff Finch's attorney and stated they were "going to war"(Tallahassee Democrat is enough of trying to destroy a man's reputation to make yourself look a little more favorable. I am certainly not im pressed. The rest of that story, folks, is "you can run next election to try to get elected sheriff if you want to."To which we say Sheriff Nick Finch already ran in an election and guess what(?) he WON !...and for some reason it must be very disconcerting to someone for so much energy to be put into "THE RIDDING OF SHERIFF FINCH." Oh, I know, unsavory things are done in the dark, so lets send the FDLE in at 11 p.m. in the dark of night to search.... (FOR?) and lets not be decent and ask the Sheriff to let us sit down together ure out something to get him out of our and let us get one of "our own" back in the sheriffs seat (Nick Finch's seat).... because the election he won was not suiting someone...then let's replace him with an interim sheriff....."Oh, I know, another FDLE agent until we can plan WHO will be best in that seat!"... Folks, I think we have the makings for a movie. Only it is not a movie, but a livelihood at stake and that of his family and their lives. This is simply wrong and needs to be righted. When we sit back and let the course of wrong go on, we are allowing our rights to be taken away one by one. Strange, I suppose until WRONG and DECEIT and LIES attack us we are cozy to let things go on. One day I feel hurt....and it may be just too late. I, for one, will not be timid and just sit back and not speak up ... just plain wrong! This is in answer to Willie Meggs interview with the Tallahassee Democrat in Thursday, July 18 and WCTV6 July 18 and 19. When I have pondered ALL of this.....I remember reading 'The Judge McMillan in Florida several years ago. Google the story. His wife, Susan, wrote it. I encour will know Sheriff Finch may have broken the "cardinal rule" in Liberty County .....what?.... you don't run for election against one of the good old boys and WIN. The NERVE of him!!!....and him a transplant!...from Iowa. Sheriff Finch I would be one to vote for you again to day. Who will stand for right and justice with me? We can do something. Contact number (850) 488-7146 Reinstate Sheriff Finch to his right fully elected seat and get rid of the corruptness going on in state-elected positions. Also, we the people of Liberty County do not appreciate our votes be ing stolen from us. Contact Rick Scott Margie R. Woodham, Bristol SPEAK UP! WITH A LETTER TO THE EDITOR Write: The Calhoun-Liberty Journal P.O. Box 536, Bristol 32321 Exploring new depths With land barely visible on the ho rizon, the pair of divers plunged into the endless rough seas and disappeared below the surface, a diminishing trail of bubbles the only indication of the di rection they headed. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conserva tion Commission (FWC) already keep people and Floridas critters safe by air, land and sea; now they are working under the sea as well. The agency has launched a pilot dive program, and its off to a great start. The seven-mem ber dive team was created under an agreement between the FWC and its partners Florida State University, Panama City Fire Department and coordinate training and equipment use and respond to calls. The FWC por tion of the team handles calls across northwest Florida, with help from the partner agencies within their respective jurisdictions. On a recent day spent training off Panama City Beach, the team used the FWCs largest vessel, the 85-foot Gulf Sentry, as a platform. With the rest of the crew bustling on deck, organizing dive tanks and monitoring the seas and weather, pairs of divers took turns down below. As the noise of the world above diminished, the divers resorted to hand signals and the rhythm of count less hours spent training together in order to communicate. Each pair spent about 20 minutes conducting training exercises on a sunken ship, ensuring that they and their equipment were in good working order. The training keeps the team sharp. When theres a boating or dive accident or a crime is suspected, of ficers search for victims, re cover evidence and process the scene. This al lows them to be well-rounded in all aspects of their duties regarding boat ing safety and resource protec tion. The partner ship with other agencies also prevents dupli cation of efforts and allows emer gency personnel to respond more quickly to incidents. Since its formation in March, the team has continued to train together frequently and has responded to six calls off the Gulf coast. Hazardous weather and environmental conditions prevented them from getting in the water on two additional calls. But when conditions are favorable for them to get in the water, they do. Often battling cold temperatures, ex tremely limited visibility and strong currents, they have successfully helped with evidence recovery, derelict vessels and boating accidents. At one tragic boating case, divers from partner agencies recovered a body underwater. Since much of the boat and engines were on the bottom, the FWC members gathered evidence as part of the investigation. for their counterparts in other areas of the state. The FWC hopes the suc cess of the pilot program will lead to implementation statewide. Protecting Paradise Beginning Monday, Aug. 5, BHS students can come sign up for their parking decals. Each student driving will be assigned a permanent parking space on campus for the duration of the school year. This requirement has been implemented to increase the safety and security of BHS students and their personal property. Students will have the option of choos ing their own parking space for the cost of $10. Students who do not wish to pay will be assigned a parking space by the school. The money earned from parking decals will go towards student activities, such as Homecoming, FCAT Fun Day/A-Celebration, and providing breakfast and snacks during FCAT testing. Decals can be picked up from Mrs. Brenda Burnsed or Mrs. Carmen Overholt. All students who will be parking on campus will need to bring a copy of their driver's license, proof of insurance, and license plate number. Students will also need to be able to provide make, model, color and year of the vehicle. Attention Seniors: Off-campus lunch forms will also be available begin ning Monday, August 5. We encourage seniors to bring in their signed lunch Please see Mrs. Brenda Burnsed in the The next ACT will be held at Blountstown High School on Saturday, September 21. Registration deadline is Friday, August 23. Registration packets are not available at this time, students are encouraged to register online at www.actstudent.org. Blountstown High School Open House will be held on Monday, August 12 from 6 8 p.m. Students can pick up their class schedules at Open House. Changes in the BHS Student Policies will include, new attendance policy, no energy drink policy and a no hat policy. day of school for students. BHS issues parking decals for upcoming school year BHS SATELLITE OFFICE OPENS IN QUINCY Its time to reinstate Nick Finch
C ARTERS LAW ENFORCEMENT SUPPLY 2868 HWY. 71 N M arianna 850-526-4205 Uniform Boot & Shoe CLEARANCE STYLES & SIZES VARY Starting at $35 FINAL SALE WATER PROOF BOOTS Zipper AND Lace -up Belts L EATHER, DUTY & NYLON RAIN COATS Brown, navy, black and khaki BDUs HRS: 9 4:30 Mon.Fri. JULY 24, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 7 OUTDOORS The Top 5 problems with For those of us who grew up watching Red Holland on Dothans shows just cant com pare. Certainly not the programs that are popu lar now. I have noth ing against the pro bass circuit, but in terms of good television, Red could beat them all with one hand tied behind his back. For one thing, you never knew what was go ing to happen on Reds show because he didnt know either. Best I can tell, they usually just turned him loose with a boat and a cameraman and made a show out of what ever came next. I ran across Fishing with Red Holland on YouTube re cently and it made me miss the old programs. So as a trib ute to him and all the enter tainment he provided through the years, Ive compiled a list 5. Sponsor Overload work in marketing so I un derstand why pro tournament why sponsors want to be seen on television. But for cry ing out loud, its getting hard NASCAR drivers these days. And the boats are starting to look like my sons guitar case. Why not have fewer sponsors who pay more? Is anyone re ally going to buy a different in a baseball cap and blue jeans, the same uniform most of his audience was wearing. 4. Speed Fishing of a sport, the focus shifts ing more race than relaxation. (Maybe, its that NASCAR thick line, big hooks and stiff the boat as quickly as possi ble. With thousands of dollars at stake, Im sure its exciting me to tears. Id much rather hear Reds booming preacher voice narrating each catch but you got a lot more enter tainment. 3. No Variety boring, after about the second or third 2-lb. bass, I get the point. And since all the tour naments now are catch-andrelease, these same bass are probably getting caught week after week (which makes me wonder if some are biting just thought it would be cool to ry to break up the monotony and make it more relatable for us amateurs. And just for the heck of it, Id like to see one only a bream buster and 8-lb. test line. 2. Clean Hands makes me leave my clothes in the laundry room and head straight for the shower. If I go on a Saturday, its usually about noon on and bait smell wears off. And Ive prob ably still got worm dirt from a trip to Blount stown two months ago. Keep that in mind the next time you watch a tournament. Most of those guys could go straight from their boat to church without miss ing a beat. Not ol Red, though. Red wasnt afraid of an earthworm or cricket and you had a pretty good idea that went in the ice chest when the camera wasnt rolling. 1. Ridiculous Gear watching the FLW series one day when Mary happened to walk by. She said, Wow, theyre really catching a lot What are they doing that you teeth I pointed out that they are driving boats that cost more than our house, using military-grade electronics and greatest tackle that mon ey can buy. I added that they probably before and spoke to dozens of locals about tactics. If I had that much equip ment, time and support, Id With that, Mary just smiled and said, Now you know how women feel when Mar I thought about that for a minute and it made me miss Reds show even more. Calhoun County native Jim McClel JIM McCLELLANS OUTDOORS Down South The Oaks Restaurant LL Jumbo Shrimp Angus Beef 850-526-1114 Delicious Southern Home Cooking FULL MENU AVAILABLE Heating & Air Conditioning (850) 674-4777 Whaley Whaley Cataracts? Smart Lenses SM procedure can Close-up, Far away & In-between CALL TODAY for a Smart Lens Evaluation Mullis Eye Institute 4320 5th Ave. Marianna We've got the to meet your Barron Road, BRISTOL Phone (850) 6435995 Liberty Post & Barn Pole attention in The Journal! Call 643-3333 for information. Summertime by Stan Kirkland As a young guy grow ing up in Jackson County, ing for largemouth bass on 37,500-acre Lake Semi nole. The lake was a mes merizing place for a young operate a boat. During the sweltering peaceful and enjoyable things you can imagine. lakes usually ranging in size from 10 to 100 acres or so. Typically, they were lakes that had snags and vegetation lakes that I knew had plenty of bass. I A typical trip involved loading a 10-foot aluminum boat in the back of my dads truck and getting to the lake by 9 or 10 p.m. I usually went by myself. I wasnt antisocial but at night by yourself you hear every sound on the lake. Most of the time, I was constantly serenaded by the deep, throaty calls of bullfrogs around the lake perimeter. The small boat I used was too unstable to stand in, so I sat on the bow and sculled with a paddle with my left hand. On most outings, I carried only two or three top-water lures. They included a jitterbug and Devils Horse. Both lures, but particularly the jitterbug with its cupped aluminum lip, made plenty of noise as they were retrieved on the lakes surface. One of the most addictive sounds was a bass striking the surface and inhaling the lure. ing imaginable. still available today to anyone with the interest and time to go. Todays modern kayaks and canoe-like If you dont know of some small lakes in your area, check with fellow anglers or, if all else fails, go to Google Earth. And, of course, you need landowner permission to get to lakes entirely surrounded by private property. One other item you need this time of year is bug spray or other mosquito repellent.
Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 24, 2013 AMENDED NOTICE OF TAX FOR SCHOOL CAPITAL OUTLAY New projects to be funded: Maintenance at all district wide sites Insurance premiums on district facilities The School Board of Liberty County will soon consider a measure to amend the use of prop erty tax for the capital outlay projects previ ously advertised for the 2011 to 2012 school year. All concerned citizens are invited to a public hearing to be held A on the proposed will be made at this hearing. NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING The School Board of Liberty County will soon consider a budget for 2013/2014 Fiscal Year. A public hearing to make a on the budget will be held: JULY 29, 2013 at AT THE LIBERTY EDUCATION AND ADMINISTRATIVE CENTER 12926 NW CR 12, Bristol, FL 32321 Guardian ad Litem volunteers are appointed by the court to speak for children in court proceedings who have been abused or neglected. They recently held their swearing in ceremony with Judge William L. Wright. FROM LEFT: Hilda Bedsole, Don Bedsole, Amy Barnes, Amy Jackson, Judge Wright, Stephanie Russ, Sonia Ubias Lavelle Granger and Tonya Kelly. To learn more about the program, please call (850) 747-5180. Guardian ad Litem volunteers from Melissa Holley Leaving a child in a car can be dangerous or even deadly. So far in 2013 there have been at least twenty deaths of children unattended in vehicles. Last year there were at least thirty-three deaths of children due to hyperthermia (heatstroke) after being left in or having gained access to hot cars, trucks, vans and SUV's. The recent study published by Jan Null shows that these incidents can occur on days with relatively mild (i.e., 70 degrees F) temperatures and that vehicles can reach life-threatening temperatures very rapidly. SAFETY RECOMMENDATIONS Not even for a minute! call 9-1-1. when unloading. Don't overlook sleeping babies. not have access to keys or remote entry devices. your children that vehicles are never to be used as a play area. when the child is put in the seat place the animal in the front with the driver. seat as a reminder that you have your child in the car. whenever you get out of the car. Have a plan that your childcare provider will call you if your child does not show up for school. If your children take school buses or other modes of transportation, make sure that the transportation company follows established safety protocols, such as a bus driver walking through the bus to make sure no child is left onboard at the end of the route. Always call to make sure your child arrives as expected, if you are not there to greet your child. Remember your childs health and safety come Even on mild days, it can be deadly to leave a child in a car Floridas seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 7.1 percent in June 2013, holding steady over the month, but down 1.7 percentage points from 8.8 percent a year ago. The states May and June rates were the lowest since September 2008 when it was 7.0 percent. There were 665,000 jobless Floridians out of a labor force of 9,416,000/ Floridas seasonally adjusted total nonagricultural employment was 7,521,900 in June 2013, an increase of 9,300 jobs over the month. The unemployment rate for the Chipola Work erty,Washington) was 6.6 percent, a slight increase with overall. This was 1.6 percentage points lower than the regions year ago rate. Out of labor force of 49,359 there were 3,274 unemployed region residents. ---UNEMPLOYMENT RATES ---June-13 May-13 June-12 Liberty.................6.5 6.2 7.6 Calhoun...............6.8 6.3 8.6 Holmes.................6.3 5.8 7.7 Jackson.................6.0 5.6 7.6 Washington...........8.2 7.6 10.0 Chipola Region.....6.6 6.1 8.2 June unemployment rates for the Chipola Workforce Bd. area Gary Cox appointed to FECA Board of Directors residing east of the Chipola River in Calhoun County. Florida Electric Cooperatives Association, Inc. is ing 15 electric distribution cooperatives and two generation and transmission cooperatives serving more than 1 million consumers in 57 of 67 Florida counties. Florida electric cooperatives cover more than 60 percent of the states land mass while serving 10 percent of Floridas entire population. Touchstone Energy national alliance of local, consumer-owned electric cooperatives providing high standards of service to customers large and small.
JULY 24, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 9 July 1, 2013 June 30, 2014 BUDGET SUMMARY DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD OF LIBERTY COUNTY THE PROPOSED OPERATING BUDGET EXPENDITURES OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF LIBERTY COUNTY ARE 2.5% PERCENT MORE THAN LAST YEAR'S TOTAL OPERATING EXPENDITURES PROPOSED MILLAGE LEVIES SUBJECT TO 10-MILL CAP REQUIRED LOCAL EFFORT ( REVENUE GENERAL SPECIAL REVENUE DEBT SERVICE State Total Revenues Total Revenues and Balance Total Expenditures, Transfers and Balances $ $ $ TOTAL EXPENDITURES EXPENDITURES:
Page 10 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 24, 2013 PUBLIC NOTICE The Bristol City Council will hold a Special Meeting for the City Council to receive and open proposals and Consultant Services. A Budget Workshop will follow the special meeting on Monday, July 29, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at Bristol City Hall. 7-24-13 Best of the Latest Country Charted songs, mixed in with your favorite oldies. WPHK Radio K-102.7 FM WYBT Radio Y-1000 AM K102.7 FM Hometown News, weather and river readings at 8 a.m. ET. Our daily newscast also airs at 1 p.m. and again at 5 p.m. ET. Swap Shop with Ruth from 9-10 a.m. ET (sometimes even longer!) Buy, Sell, Trade or Give Stuff Away. K102.7 is the voice of the Liberty County Bulldogs, the Blountstown High Tigers and the Florida Gators Florida Folk Heritage Awards nominations sought TALLAHASSEE Secretary of State Ken Detzner announced that the Florida Department of State is seeking nominations for the 2014 Florida Folk Heritage Awards. The annual awards recognize individuals who have made exemplary contribu tions to Floridas traditional culture. The Florida Folk Heritage Awards recognize authenticity, ex cellence and talent within the folk said Secretary Detzner. We are pleased to acknowledge the dis tinguished Floridians whose skills and accomplishments in the rich cultural legacy of Folklife includes a wide range of creative forms such as art, crafts, dance, language, music, and ritual. These cultural traditions are transmitted by word of mouth and dem onstration, and are shared within community, ethnic, occupational, religious and regional groups. Nominees should be individuals whose art or advocacy has embodied the best of traditional culture in their communities. Nominations should describe the accomplish ments and background of the nominee, and explain why he or she deserves statewide recognition for preserving a significant facet of the states cultural heritage. Support materi als such as photographs, slides, audio and video samples, and letters will assist the states Florida Folklife Council in evaluating nomi nees. Each nomination also requires at least two letters of support from community members, colleagues, peers, cultural specialists, or any the details of the nomination and The 2013 Florida Folk Heritage Awards honored three individuals butions to Floridas folk cultural heritage. The awardees included beekeeper Laurence Cutts of Chi pley; visionary artist and sculptor Reverend O. L. Samuels of Tal lahassee; and Afro-Cuban dancer, choreographer, and folklife advocate Neri Torres. Nominations must be postmarked no later than Oct. 1, and mailed to: Florida Folklife Program, Division of Historical Resources, R.A. Gray Building 4th Floor, 500 South Bro nough Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0250. For more information about the Florida Folk Heritage Awards, or the Florida Folklife Program, contact State Folklorist Blaine Q. Waide at (850) 245-6427. July is Music Therapy month! But what is Music Therapy? According to the American Music Therapy Association, Music Therapy is the clinical and evi dence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional who has completed an therapy supports its effectiveness in a wide variety of healthcare and educational settings. Big Bend Hospice is among a very small group of hospices nationwide that offer music therapy to all of their patients. Licensed therapists utilize Music Therapy to manage stress, alleviate pain, express feelings, im prove communication and promote physical wellness. For a hospice patient, dealing with a terminal diagno sis can be overwhelming, especially without adequate support. The live music interventions that Music Therapists (MT-BC) provide can be a great source of support and comfort. Music Therapy for Big Bend Hospice patients usually occurs one on one, though it may occur as part of a group or include the patients family if this is the patient's preference. Music Therapists (MT) almost always use live, patient preferred music. Often MTs use guitars or keyboards, but are able to use other instruments as needed. Music therapy may appear entertaining, but therapeutic goals. Since 2001, Big Bend Hospices Music Therapy program has been unique. The program has hosted international researchers and delegates and regularly hosts music therapy trainings. They have written the music that Big Bend Hospice uses with various Remem brance Services, Dedications, at Camp Woe-Be-gone and Hope for the Holidays. In August of 2008 as part of BBHs 25th Anniversary, their Music Therapists were able to record these special songs on a CD and have it professionally mastered and recorded. In May 2009, Big Bend Hospice celebrated the release of the CD, "In the Shelter of Our Tree: The Songs of Big Bend Hospice". BBH Music Therapists worked with Winterstone Productions to produce a professional recording of special songs to distribute to patients and families. music therapists, 3 part-time music therapist and four interns. MTs often co-treat with nurses, family sup port counselors, volunteers, chaplains, and/or fellow been privileged to be a part of the BBH MT team for almost six years. During that time, I have witnessed countless end of life journeys made easier through the provision of skilled Music Therapy care. Our staff is highly trained and skilled and is among the best in the nation at providing this important service. Big Bend Hospice is grateful to the community for their support Therapy Department Manager & Internship Director. completed a degree in music therapy, a full time six month internship, and passed the music therapy board musical techniques, psychology, biology/anatomy, counseling skills, and other areas. Hospices are not required by Medicare or Medicaid to provide Music Therapy services, however through donations and community support Big Bend Hospice continues to provide quality, licensed Music Therapy care to hospice patients and their families, especially in the rural areas. Funds such as these provide live, research based music therapy care at the bedside to those who need it most. Big Bend Hospice has been serving this community since 1983 with compassionate end of life care along with grief and loss counselors available to provide information and support to anyone in Leon, Jefferson, Taylor, Madison, Gadsden, Liberty, Franklin or Wakulla County. If you would like additional information about services, please call (850) 878-5310 or visit www. bigbendhospice.org. A hospice music therapist plays the harp at the bedside of a patient in hospice care. Big Bend Hospice uses Music Therapy to help patients deal with pain and stress
JULY 24, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 11 OBITUARIES QUINCY Thomas Shelby Smith, 81, passed away Tues day, July 16, 2013 in Quincy. He was born February 3, 1932 to Thomas Vernon and Eunice Rich Smith in Quincy. He was a 1949 graduate of Gadsden High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a supervisor in road construction with C.W. Roberts Construction Co. for many years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Verlyn Darley Smith; one brother, Sam Smith; his parents, T.V. and Eunice Smith. Survivors include three sons, Michael Smith and his wife, Tammy of Quincy, Victor Smith and his wife, Marilyn of Telogia, Shannon Brock and his wife, Tina of Bainbridge, GA; three daughters, Karen Sum mers and her husband, Robert of Marianna, Pat Faircloth of Hosford, Tana Johnson and her husband, Jack of North Carolina; one sister, Martha Jane Robinson and her husband, Roger of Cape Coral; 14 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; three nephews and one niece, Cissy Jones. Graveside services were held on Sat urday, July 20 at Hillcrest Cemetery in Quincy. Interment followed. Charles McClellan Funeral Home in Quincy was in charge of the arrange ments. MARY CAROLINE LEONARD YATES BLOUNTSTOWN Mary Caroline Leonard Yates, 94, of Blountstown, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013 in Tallahassee. She was born on August 23, 1918 in Calhoun County and had lived here all of her life. She was a homemaker and a former member of the Bridge Club and Garden Club in Blountstown. She was preceded in death by her husband, J. Carey Yates; one daughter, Carol Foster; one grandson, Daniel Foster. Survivors include, one son, Jim Yates and his wife, Jeanette of Blountstown; two daughters, Sue Bateman and her husband, Ernest Hayden of Blountstown and Ann Sprieser and her husband, Tom, of Pasco County; 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and two greatgreat-grandchildren. Memorial services were held Saturday, July 20 at the First Baptist Church in Blountstown with Reverend Memorialization will be by cremation. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. BOBBIE HUSBAND WEWAHITCHKA Bobbie Husband, 80, of We wahitchka, passed away Monday, July 22, 2013 in Panama City. She was born on February 1, 1933 in Wewahitchka and had live there most of her life. She was a homemaker and a member of the Methodist Faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Husband and one sister, Opal Stevens. Survivors include one son, Thomas Bruce Husband and his wife, Carolyn of Wewahitchka; one daughter, Linda Joyce Husband of Wewahitchka; one brother, Thomas Ford and his wife, Cookie of Jacksonville; one sister, Ann Suber and her husband, Billy of Wewa hitchka; four grandchildren, William Todd Lawrence, Laura Suber, Sarah Lawrence and Taylor Husband; three great-grandchildren, Laila Suber, Pierce Lawrence and Landon Suber. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, July 24 at 2 p.m. (CT) at Jehu Cemetery in Wewahitchka butions may be made to your favorite charity of choice. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. 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 We miss you so much, but know you are safe and secure in the arms of Jesus. LOVE, YOUR FAMILY The JOY The LAUGHTER The SMILES Ive only gone to rest a little while. Although my leaving causes pain and grief My going has eased my hurt, and given me relief. So dry your eyes and remember me, Not as I am now, but as I used to be. Because I will remember you all And look on with a smile Understanding in your hearts Ive only gone to rest a little while. Ramsey Layne Brown November 29, 1982 July 30, 2012 8 8 8 8 T ruly L oved CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL POSITION AVAILABLE AD ASSISTANT The Calhoun-Liberty Journal is accepting applications for a full time Ad Assistant with tol. Need personable employee to work with customers, handling ad information and ad layout. Must be able to type (not just key board). Mac experience helpful. Looking for a dependable, reliable and upbeat individual with organizational skills. NO PHONE CALLS. tomers happy. Please send resume to email@example.com with three local references. 18 positions Temporary/seasonal work in an orchard performing manual tasks associated with apple and grape harvest activities, from 8/12/2013 to 10/18/2013 at Silver Creek Or chards, Inc., Tyro, VA. Three months of previ ous experience required in the job described. Saturday work required. Employer-paid posthire drug testing required upon suspicion of use. $9.68/hr, or applicable piece rate depending on crop activity, or current applicable AEWR. Work ers are guaranteed 3/4 of work hours of total pe riod. Work tools, supplies, equipment supplied by employer without charge to worker. Housing with kitchen facilities provided at no cost to only those workers who are not reasonably able to re turn same day to their place of residence at time of recruitment. Transportation and subsistence expenses to work site will be paid to nonresident workers not later than upon completion of 50% of the job contract. Interviews required. Apply for this job at nearest State Workforce Agency in state in which this ad appears, or One Stop Ca reer Center, 16908 Northeast Pear St., Ste. 2, Blountstown, FL 32424. Provide copy of this ad. VA Job Order #375011. 7-24-13 Temporary Agricultural/Tobacco Laborer 4 Job Openings Work available: August 16, 2013 November 30, 2013 Steve L. Crouch Farms Located in Graves and Calloway County, KY The prevailing hourly wage or piece rate for the state agreed upon collective bargaining rate or federal/state min. wage Adverse Effect Wage Rate (AEWR) which ever is higher is guaranteed as a minimum for all work contained in this order, at the time work is performed. Job description: Perform all duties of Tobacco and farm maintenance. No light duty jobs available, at times requires heavy lifting for long periods, and working in intense heat and humidity. Wages: $9.80/Hr. Worker guaranteed of the total contract hours. All tools/ equip. provided at no cost. Transportation to worksite furnished. Free housing provided to non commuting workers (bunkhouse style). Transportation & subsis tence reimbursed when 50% of contract is met; or ear lier if appropriate. Apply for this job at your local Florida State Workforce Agency Department of Employment and Training, Telephone 1-800-482-8293. Bring a copy of this ad or reference Job Order # KY0490380. 7-24-13 THE JOB MARKET Experienced Finish Bulldozer Operator with GPS Grade Control Knowledge Apply in person at: C.W. Roberts Contracting, Inc. 22574 NE SR 20 Hosford, FL 32334 (850) 379-8116 7-24-13 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE No. 09000126CA BAC HOME LOANS SERVIC ING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, PLAINTIFF, vs. ALARIC VINCE MULLINS, II, ET AL, DEFENDANT(S). ______________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 20, 2013 in the above action, I will sell to the highest bidder for case at Liberty, Florida, on Au gust 6, 2013, at 11:00 a.m., at Front steps of courthouse PO Box 399, Bristol, FL 32321 for the following described prop erty: COMMENCE AT THE NORTH EAST CORNER OF SECTION 15, TOWNSHIP 1 SOUTH, RANGE 6 WEST; THENCE RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES 24 MINUTES EAST, 506.23 FEET ALONG THE SEC TION LINE TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE TO RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES 24 MINUTES EAST 147.8 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 72 DEGREES 36 MINUTES WEST, 593.00 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH, 295.00 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 56 DEGREES 26 MINUTES EAST 402.40 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 50 DEGREES 06 MINUTES EAST, 300 FEET ALONG THE SOUTHWEST RIGHT OF LEGAL NOTICE WAY LINE OF S.R. NO. 20 TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Any person claiming an in terest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. The Court, in its discretion, may enlarge the time of the sale. Notice of the changed time of the sale shall be published as provid ed herein. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Susan Wilson at 850577-4401, 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear ance, or immediately upon the time before the sched uled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Dated this June 20, 2013. Kathleen E. Brown Clerk of The Circuit Court by: Vanell Summers Deputy Clerk Prepared by: Gladstone Law Group, P.A. 1499 W. Palmetto Park Road, Suite 300 Boca Raton, FL 33486 7-24, 7-31 BUY, SELL AND TRADE WITH AN AD IN THE JOURNAL firstname.lastname@example.org (850) 643-3333 THOMAS SHELBY SMITH Thinking about a shing trip? Check th e Apalachicola River, Chipola River and the Ochlockonee RIVER READINGS CLJ News .com
Page 12 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 24, 2013 Altha Farmers Co-op, Inc. Full Service Tire Center We sell car and truck tires, do oil changes as well as automotive repair & detailing WE ALSO SERVICE LAWN MOWERS AND SELL MOWER PARTS & BLADES. Phone (850) 762-3161 We carry bagged fertilizer, feed, seed, fencing supplies, gardening & animal health supplies. SERVICE DIRECTORY Whaley Heating & Air Conditioning (850) 674-4777 FL LIC. # CMC1249570 Accepting: William's Home Improvements No Job Too Big or Small" Concrete work, landscape, pressure cleaning, renovations, seamless gutter, painting, vinyl, & screen enclosure Call 674-8092 Licensed & Insured, contractor & roofer FOR FREE ESTIMATES Call Chris Nissley at 674-8081 or 643-8561 (Cell) STUMP GRINDING Reasonable Rates & FREE Estimates! That Darn Pump There is never a convenient time to be without water. WELLS (850)643-HELP Thats 643-4357 or Home 643-3857 For friendly service and never any overtime charges call, Clint Hatcher, Owner Electrical Lic. # ER13014037 Building Lic. # RB29003511 New Homes H Garages H Additions H Electrical Remodeling Foundations Screenrooms Sunrooms VINYL SIDING RESIDENTAL & COMMERCIAL FREE Estimates Serving Calhoun, Liberty & Jackson Counties JEMISON Heating & Cooling, Lic# RM1416924 Carrier Equipment Masters Farm Supply LS Tractor Equipment Committed To Quality Since 1973 (850) 762-3221 or (850) 762-3739 (850) 762-3222 fax email@example.com DAVID SMITH OFFICE (850 674-2125 CELL PHONE (850) 643-7544 Clarksville Florida Lic No: RM0066477 To place your ad call us at 643-3333 CLJ NEWS .COM Dozer and Excavation work Ponds Road Building Demolition Pine Tree Planting Herbicide Spraying Fire Line Plowing Burning mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org Land Clearing and Forestry Services Hwy 71 South on J.P. Peacock Rd, Altha. Check out our prices. For ALL Your One STOP Florist Margies Florist Smoke & Spirit LIQUORS 19939 Central Ave. W We are still the Still owned & operated by Roy and Mildred Pickron IN BLOUNTSTOWN (850) 674-8524 WEST END Quick Pic 19937 Central Ave. W 26, 2013 special meeting of the Liberty Co. Commission as recorded by the board secretary The meeting was called to order by Chairman Jim John son. Present at the meeting were Commissioners Scott Phillips, Davis Stoutamire, De wayne Branch, Dexter Barber, Attorney Shalene Grover, Clerk Kathleen Brown and Deputy Clerk Charla Kearce. Prayer was led by Dick Stan ley. Pledge of allegiance was led by Commissioner Davis Stou tamire. Motion to add Clerk Kath leen Brown and Emergency Management Director Rhonda Lewis to the agenda was made by Phillips, second by Branch and carried. Dick Stanley discussed cell towers and county permit fees. Kevin Brown discussed the SHIP Grant and the lack of funding for the administration fee. The Board will not be able to pick up the cost. Mr. Brown said that he has 2 programs ished by the end of September. The State will not provide fund ing for SHIP. Motion to close the SHIP Grant due to a lack of funding after the remaining funding is spent was made by Branch, second by Stoutamire and carried by Johnson. Bar ber and Phillips voted no. Motion to approve $200.00 for the Liberty County Ozone baseball team was made by Branch, second by Phillips and carried. Motion to approve the Bristol Boat Ramp Site Dedication was made by Stoutamire, second by Barber and carried. Motion to adopt Resolution # 2013-16 requesting that the U.S. Forest Service be more accommodating to visitors of Camel Lake was made by Branch, second by Stoutamire and carried. Motion to approve the pro posed letter to send out to the garbage and water customers concerning cut off was made by Stoutamire, second by Branch and carried. Grant application was made by Phillips, second by Stoutamire and carried. Motion to hire Bernice Arnold as a custodian was made by Phillips, second by Stoutamire and carried. Motion to cut a check to Bud OBryan for cleaning the Es tiffanulga Boat Ramp for the month of June and to have custodian Bernice Arnold do the cleaning until Tina OBryan comes back to work was made by Barber, second by Stou tamire and carried. Phillips made a motion to approve Emergency Manage ment 2013-14 Budget, second by Stoutamire and carried by Johnson. Branch and Barber voted no. Motion to adjourn was made by Branch, second by Stou tamire and carried. -----------------------------------Kathleen E. Brown, Clerk of Court Jim Johnson, Chairman June 26 Liberty Commission minutes (Law Enforcement Assaulted) Program MARIANNAThe Chipola College Public Service program is hosting a LEOKA (Law Enforcement Of ing. the Metropolitan Police Department, Washington, DC, ries of law enforcement personnel. crept out into the halls! Bringing cheer & art to hospital walls
JULY 24, 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. REAL ESTATE WANTED: Will buy 10 to 1,000 acres, reasonably priced. Immediate closing. Phone (850) 544-5441 or (850) 570-0222 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 TRI-LAND INC, BRKR (813) 253-3258 OWNER FINANCING NO QUALIFYING Liberty Co. Property Located, but not limited to, Lake Mystic Ochlockonee River Estif fanulga & Sumatra areas. 10 to 500 acre tracts $2,500 + per acre Small partials $5,000 + per acre Financing available Call (850) 447-2372 *Properties also available in surrounding counties* 7-10-13 UNF For Rent in ALTHA Call 762-3706 $300 MTH. PLUS WATER & GARBAGE $200 Deposit NO PETS ITEMS Available at the Calhoun Liberty Ministry Center: rooftop air vents in good condition, several couches, wall unit oven w/ microwave on top, new gas drop-in stove, antique kitchen table w/ 4 chairs, antique wash stand w/ mirror, new range hood, several twin mattresses in excellent condition. Located at Hwy. 20 East in Blountstown. Call 6741818. 7-24, 7-31 Wedding attendant dress, slate blue, size 16 (14 misses), includes garment bag, worn once. Paid $200, asking $150. New and likenew brand name shoes, sizes 7 1/2 and 8. $5 per pair. Call 575-1234. 7-17, 7-24 Vacuum cleaner, upright Dirt Devil, bagless vacuum. $25. 7-17, 7-24 Hockey Table, Sportscraft 7.5 air powered hockey table withelec tronic scorer, includes pushers and pucks. Excellent condition. $250. Call 643-5607. 7-17, 7-24 FURNITURE Entertainment center, $40. Call 379-3800. 7-24, 7-31 Rocking recliner, hunter green, $75. Entertainment center, $75. Large area rug, $40. Call 4474782. 7-17, 7-24 Computer desk, two drawers, hard drive storage. $199. Call 762-8941. 7-17, 7-24 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 Small refrigerator, apartment sized with small freezer. Very good condition. $25. Call 443-2422. 7-17, 7-24 Refrigerator, 78 x 83, Turbo Air M3 series refrigerator. 3 door, used 6 months. Call 899-4040 after 5 p.m. CT. 7-17, 7-24 Frigidaire stove, glass top, electric oven. $100. Call 674-8767. 7-17, 7-24 Appliances wanted: The CalhounLiberty Ministry Center needs old washers, dryers, deep freezers, refrig erators, stoves and other metal appli ances. You may drop them off at the center anytime. Call 674-1818 UFN ELECTRONICS Playstation 2, includes 2 control lers and 6 games if you want them. Asking $25. Call 447-0335. 7-24, 7-31 Canon Rebel XT/350D SLR, in cludes interchangeable lens sys tem. 8 MP with 18-55 mm AF zoom lens, shutter speed 30-1/4000 sec., 1.8 LCD color display. Comes with 1 GB manual, TV and computer cables, plus a nice camera bag. In excellent condition mechanically and physi cally. $295. Call 443-2422. 7-17, 7-24 Xbox includes 20 games. $150. 42 x 49 GE big screen TV, best offer. Call 899-4040 after 5 p.m. (CT). 7-17, 7-24 CAMPERS/RVS 1998 Yellowstone Motorhome, 28 ft, in good condition. $4,500. Call 850-814-1498. 7-24, 7-31 1998 40 ft. Gulfstream Tourmas ter, diesel pusher, 1 slide-out, under 100,000 miles, good tires, beautiful interior with white cabinets, marble shower, 3 tvs, washer/dryer combo, separate ice maker, extra freezer in basement, supplied with everything except clothes and food. Includes 2002 PT Cruiser tow car. Everything works. $50,000. Call 850-557-3455. 7-24, 7-31 2005 Franklin 30 ft. camper, with slide-out. Sleeps six, great condition, call 447-3337 for more info. 7-24, 7-31 2006 Park model travel trailer, wheelchair accessible, Fleetwood 33 ft with hitch, 30 ft is actual length. Very clean, no smokers or pets. Has never been lived in full time. Living room slide-out and 36 entrance door. Has A/C, radiant heat, whole house vent, bathroom vent, house sized cultured marble bathroom sink, enlongated ceramic commode, full size tub with shower, queen bed, venetian blinds. All appliances and furniture clean and in excellent con dition. Includes metal awning over window, stairs with landing and land scape timbers that surround it on two sides. $9,700. Call 674-8385. 7-17, 7-24 PETS/SUPPLIES Turkeys and Guineas, Call 2093087. 7-24, 7-31 full hood 762-3667. 7-24, 7-31 Muscovy Ducks, 3-4 months old. Call 643-8492. 7-24, 7-31 Siamese mix cat, blue eyes, short hair, needs loving home. Recently spayed. Approx. 2 years old, very playful and affectionate. Unique personality. For more info, call 850643-7567 or 850-674-5257. 7-17,7-24 HUNTING & FISHING Evinrude outboard motor, 1992, 40 HP, 2 stroke, two props and con trols. $1,500 OBO. Call 850-2091265. 7-24, 7-31 Mathews Switchback XT Bow, fully loaded. $500. Call 557-9208. 7-17, 7-24 2008 G3 aluminum boat, 5 HP four stroke motor, in excellent condition. $6,000. Call 557-0593. 7-17, 7-24 VEHICLES 1995 Dodge Dakota V8, automatic, $1,000. Call 762-3455. 7-24, 7-31 2001 Toyota Tacoma, 4 cylinder, 5 speed, 4WD, new tires, extended cab, $5,000 OBO. Call 379-3965 or 510-9578. 7-24, 7-31 2005 Nissan Xterra, V6, 135,000 miles. $5,200. Call 447-1963. 7-24, 7-31 2001 Chevy Monte Carlo, V6, 164,000 miles. $4,200. Call 4471936. 7-24, 7-31 2003 Chevy Trailblazer, great condition, everything runs. Asking $6,000. Call 209-0527. 7-24, 7-31 1997 Dodge Dakota, manual, trade for automatic, will pay difference. Call 674-3264. 7-24, 7-31 AUTO ACCESSORIES Ranch Hand brush guard 2011 and up F250 or F350, $450. Call 379-3965. 7-24, 7-31 TOOLS & HEAVY EQUIPMENT Craftsman Rear Tine tiller, 17 inch, 5 hp, heavy duty. Excellent shape. Asking $250. Call 7623687. 7-24, 7-31 Aug. 3 at 7 p.m. (First Saturday of every month) Public is invited. 18098 NW County Rd. 12 AUCTION 643-7740 Col. James W. Copeland AB1226/AU0001722 FREE SETUP FOR YARD SALE EVERY SATURDAY. 2 BD, 2 BA Between Sheltons Corner & Fountain on Hwy 274 NW NO PETS Call (863) 859-3715 or (863) 370-2369 7-24, 7-31 Mobile Home FOR Rent / 1 & 2 bedroom mobile homes in Blountstown and Bristol. $105 to $155 weekly. Deposit required. All utilities included. NO PETS. Perfect for Singles or Couples. Call 674-7616 FOR RENT $500. Call 674-2716. 7-17, 7-24 WANTED Looking for man who wanted to buy the 11997 Station Wagon with missing key, the key has been located. Call 674-3264. 7-24, 7-31 Washing machine: Fam ily in need of a washing machine, cheap or free. Call 643-8532. 7-17, 7-24 Pick-up truck, 2008 model, auto matic. Call 674-3264. 7-17, 7-24 HOMES & LAND 5 acres of land, Mossy Pond area, high and dry, fenced and crossfenced, cleared, with well and sep tic tank. $25,000. Call 209-3087. 7-24, 7-31 2 acres of land with well, septic tank, and power service pole. Hwy 71 South. $20,000 OBO. Call 662309-1679 or 850-272-6543. 7-17, 7-24 YARD SALES BRISTOL Yard Sale Saturday, July 27 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Native American styled items and sup plies for craft, N.A. historical and geneology books, National Geo magazines, some N.A. styled clothing, two .45 cal. Ky. lock, Remington 870-12 ga, knives and a lot of other items. Rain or shine. Located approx. 1,000 feet north of Tolar School on east side of 12 south. Look for signs. Phone 643-3429 Multi-family Yard Sale Sat urday, Aug. 3 from 9 a.m. 12 p.m. Located at 11370 NW Hwy. 30 E next to Family Dollar Store. Washer, dryer, refrigerator, fur niture, books, clothing. Some thing for everything and priced 8822. Moving Sale Saturday and Sunday, July 27 28 from 8 a.m. 5 p.m. Located at 10862 Lake Mystic Road on west side of lake; look for Bailey sign. Fi nal blow out sale. All items must go. Couches $50 or less; tables and chairs, three beds, linens, lamps, kitchen stuff, books and wall art. Call 688-7745 to come by early from Wed. thru Fri. 1 1/2 BA Townhouses BRISTOL Mobile homes 643-7740 FOR RENT BLOUNTSTOWN New Home for 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 STARSCOPE Week of July 21 ~ July 27, 2013 ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 Avoid making an important deci sion this week, Aries. Your mind is busy with too many ideas, and you will not be able to focus all of your attention on one task. TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 week. Its a good time to assess spending habits and make some changes for the better. GEMINI May 22/Jun 21 on your side this week and you can use this to your advantage. Take some risks you might nor mally be hesitant to take. CANCER Jun 22/Jul 22 You certainly are in the spotlight this week, Cancer. All of this attention may try your nerves, so you may be interested in hiding out somewhere. Later in the week, you will have the chance. LEO Jul 23/Aug 23 Leo, a discussion with a friend inspiring you to expand your goals and pursue new dreams with newfound inspiration. VIRGO Aug 24/Sept 22 Protect your privacy this week, Virgo. Though nothing serious is on the horizon, now is a good time emphasize safety and security for you and your family. LIBRA Sept 23/Oct 23 Restlessness settles in this week, Libra. You might want to plan a little adventure, whether it is a weekend trip or a night out on the town. The goal is to change the scenery. SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22 Scorpio, stay on top of bills, paper work and anything else that helps you to get organized. Once youre more organized going forward. SAGITTARIUS Nov 23/Dec 21 You will have to put forth some extra effort this week, Sagittarius. It may feel like others arent pulling their weight, but you still need to do what you have to do to get the CAPRICORN Dec 22/Jan 20 Capricorn, take some extra time cleaning up in anticipation of an unexpected guest. While company is always welcome, you want to have a tidy home to show off. AQUARIUS Jan 21/Feb 18 Aquarius, enlist others to lend a helping hand this week. Others may not offer their time and effort, so be proactive in seeking help with an important task. PISCES Feb 19/Mar 20 Pisces, it may be tempting to stay at home. But you have responsibil ities, and they need to be tended to. You can always relax once your work is done. BRINKLEY & ASSOC. REALTY Call (850) 643-3289 10976 BRINKLEY LANE, BRISTOL BRISTOL HOME FOR SALE $135,000 PRICE REDUCED! Located at 19305 State Road 12, Bristol, FL 3 BR, 2BA, Built in 1950, Brick, New Roof 2,045 sq. ft.,2,451 total sq. ft. CLOSE TO SCHOOLS, CHURCH AND SHOPPING. Hidden Creek Mobile Home Park Under New Management For more information call (850) 674-4729; (850) 674-1340; (904) 521-1201 FOR RENT OR 30 & 50 amp RV/Camper Hook Up 2 & 3 BR Mobile Homes 7-24, 7-31 FOR Tomatoes & Peppers Season opens again in October. See you then! Open 7 days a week at JACKSON FARMS IN GRAND RIDGE 7-24-13 (850) 592-5579 Bring Your Own Bucket! SEASON NOW CLOSED Looking for a great deal? Then be sure to check out the latest listings in ad section of The Journal Email: thejournal @fairpoint.net JOURNAL
Page 14 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 24, 2013 A number of Calhoun County students attended the last week. Happy 75th birthday, Sue Pitts! Love, your family, friends and co-workers Its Very Wise to Advertise MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR BUSINESS WITH AN AD IN The Calhoun-Liberty JOURNAL PHONE (850) 643-3333 email@example.com Garden Flags & Accessories BLOUNTSTOWN DRUGS 20370 Central Ave. W. 40 % OFF WOMENS AND CHILDRENS Clothes & Shoes OUTDOOR RUGS Burlap Door Hangers LEFT: Joshua Schneider comes down a water slide in a blast of cold water at last weeks day camp in Blountstown. ABOVE: Shellie King with the Cooperative Exten sion Family Nutrition Program teaches the children about food serving sizes and food groups. BELOW RIGHT: Sheriff Glenn Kimbrel speaks to the children about how someones character affects all aspects of their life. BELOW LEFT: Cooling off. TONY SHOEMAKE PHOTOS LEFT: Kids learn Tai Chi from members of the S.W.A.T. Program. ABOVE: Calhoun Co. Kids Day Camp teaches safety, nutrition, health & harmony