Roads in Telogia were under water in Liberty County after heavy rains early Tuesday eve ning. RHONDA LEWIS PHOTO Drivers urged to use caution in heavy rainfall by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Heavy rains dumped three and a half inches of water in the Telogia area Tuesday afternoon, cre ating hazardous conditions for drivers, accord ing to Liberty County Emergency Management Director Rhonda Lewis. CR 65 and 67 at Arnold Kelly Road, she said. Its over the road but its passable, she said around 7 p.m. yesterday. Barricades were being put out to alert drivers there as well as on Old Bristol Road, she said. The Florida Division of Emergency Manage for residents to use caution as an active weather pattern this week will result in several days of widespread showers and thunderstorms across the state. The heaviest rainfall is expected to occur between Tuesday and Thursday and total rain fall amounts through Friday could reach 1-3 in the Peninsula and 3-6 in the Panhandle Big Bend, according to the news release. These rain lying and poor drainage areas, as well as some ponding on roadways. Some creeks and rivers may also see additional rises. J OURNAL Wednesday August 1, 2018 Vol. 38 No. 31 The CalhounLIBERTY 50 includes tax Altha student, Chipola professor recognized for English journal.......PAGE 12 Sheriff's Log............2 Car crashes & burns.....2 News from the Pews...4 Community Calendar...5 Liberty Co. School Bus Route Schedule............6 Sean of the South.....9 Job Market........11, 12 Obituaries..............13,15 Legal Notices.......15 Horoscope, Sudoku and Classieds................15 by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Blountstown led a deputy on a chase along SR 71, through Altha and into Jackson County at speeds reaching 120 mph Sunday night before crashing at an exit on Interstate 10. Calhoun County Sheriffs Deputy Colby Beck pulled over Amelia Grace Poepping, 27, and her passenger, 22-year-old Danielle Kristin Phillips both of Tallahassee, around 11 p.m. af ter seeing the 2010 Honda traveling er ratically on SR 71 near Jane Street. The deputy was northbound on SR 71 when he saw the car traveling in front of him suddenly cross into the on coming lane. A few seconds later, the driver pulled back into the northbound lane, according to his report. Beck signaled for the driver to stop but she continued on for an other 100 yards before pulling over. Poepping told him they were heading to Panama City only after he asked her to remove her hand, which was covering her face. She refused to look in his direction as he spoke to her and when she replied, her speech was heavily slurred. As the driver looked through the console apparently in search of her license and registration, Beck contacted a dispatcher to give an ping suddenly sped away. Beck ran back to his patrol car and pursued the vehicle as it headed north on SR 71. He saw her cross over into the on coming lane numerous times, according to the report, which also de tailed how she repeatedly turned the vehicles lights on and off as she acceler ated to 120 mph. Beck radioed dispatch to notify area law en forcement agencies as the vehicles neared the coun ty line, where Jackson County deputies joined the pursuit. Beck backed away as Jackson Coun ty deputies took over the pursuit when Poepping turned onto the westbound ramp of I-10. She continued on until the Kynesville Road exit, she took the off ramp and lost control of her vehicle, crashing into a ditch. She reached speeds of approximate chase before she pulled off I-10, ac cording to Capt. Scotty Edwards of the Beck joined Jackson County depu ties in removing the two occupants of the car, who were not seriously injured. Poepping was charged in Jackson elude, driving while license suspended or revoked, possession of controlled substance, reckless driving, driving un eluding in Calhoun County. She is cur rently on probation in Leon County, ac cording to Edwards. Her bond was set at $60,000. She is being held at the Jackson County Cor rectional Facility in Marianna. AMELIA G. POEPPING by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A driver who was pulled over af ter a deputy observed him leave his lane three times was arrested after a drug dog gave an alert at his vehicle which led to the discovery of 31.5 grams of crystal meth amphetamine. Calhoun County Deputy Colby Beck was 69 shortly before 1 a.m. Saturday when he no ticed a truck go by and center line of the road. He pulled out to fol low it and observed the driver cross the line two more times be fore pulling him over. The driver James Adam Sparks, 39, of Youngstown was visibly nervous and sweating pro fusely as he searched for his insur ance paperwork. When Beck asked for his consent to search the vehicle, Sparks agreed to let him use his drug dog Olly for a free air sniff around the truck but would not agree for him to look inside the truck. After Olly was taken around the exterior of the truck he signaled that he had detected something illegal in the seam of the drivers door, which allowed the deputy to then search the truck. He found a digital scale with what appeared to be methamphet amine residue in the console. A backpack in the passengers seat held a plastic baggie with what he of crystal methamphetamine along with a glass pipe with resi due. A leather pouch in the same seat was found to contain large slivers of what appeared to be crystal meth, a broken glass pipe with residue and another plastic baggie of crystal meth. Sparks was charged with traf session of drug equipment and violation of probation. He was booked in the Calhoun County Jail, where he is being held with out bond. JAMES ADAM SPARKS RIGHT: Blake Clark & Destin Fletcher going for the ball. BELOW: Jacob Copeland and Owen Presley blocking for a play. See more inside on Page 2. DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTOS Michael Gilson runs the ball together for the Bulldog Club in Bristol. Getting ready for football season Woman facing DUI & other charges after eeing from Calhoun County deputy at 120 mph before I-10 wreck
Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 1, 2018 CALHOUN COUNTY JULY 31 James Michael Hathaway, VOP, CCSO. JULY 30 Adam Andrews Wester, sex offender violation, county ordinance violation, CCSO. Derick Manual Ahrent, holding for Franklin County, FCSO. JULY 29 Gary Stanley Gazzier, VOP, CCSO. Austin Ray Aguirre, battery, BPD. JULY 28 James Adam Sparks, CCSO. Bradley Polan Darrell Hall, two counts of out of county warrant, CCSO. JULY 27 Adam Gage Richerson, BPD. JULY 26 Kimberly Autumn Dykes, larceny, two counts violation of conditional release, CCSO. James Timothy Champion, CCSO. Talris Terrell Brown, battery, BPD. JULY 25 Devon Dewayne Sherrod, BPD. Paul James McDaniel, battery, CCSO. Patricia Ann Knight, CCSO. CCSO. Rodney Leon Broxton, CCSO. LIBERTY COUNTY JULY 30 Jay White, LCSO. Dylan L. Rogers, VOP, LCSO. Justin S. Armstead, holding for DOC, DOC. JULY 26 George Harris, VOP, LCSO. Kimberly Autumn Dykes, holding for Calhoun, CCSO. Jeffery Ammons, VOP, LCSO. JULY 25 Tommy Bailey, VOP, LCSO. Listings include name followed by charge and identification of arresting agency. The names above represent those charged. We remind our readers that all are presumed innocent until proven guilty. FWC LAW ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY REPORT 6/29/18 -7/5/18 CALHOUN COUNTY cast net and the individual admitted to catching the striped bass with the "Volkswagens to semi's, we handle them all" C ITY T IRE C O. GOODYEAR DUNLOP BFG & More I have a deep love for Liberty County. If re-elected I will continue to work hard to maintain the great quality of life we share here in our wonderful county. Please vote for and re-elect JAMES BO SANDERS for County Commissioner, District 4. VOTE JAMES BO FOR LIBERTY COUNTY COMMISSION DISTRICT 4 by Teresa Eubanks, A single vehicle crash early Sunday morning on SR 65 near FR 132 in Liberty County left one man badly injured, according to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol. Kyle Howard and his passen ger, Jacob Merritt, both 21 and both of Tallahassee, were travel ing north on SR 65 when How ard lost control of his 2014 Ford F-150 while entering a right curve around 2:10 a.m., according to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol. The truck crossed the south bound lane onto the west shoulder where it struck a culvert and went airborne, crossing FR 132 before landing on its left side on the east shoulder. Merritts injuries were said to be serious but not life-threatening. He was transported to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital along with the driver, who escaped with minor injuries. Both men were wearing seatbelts. The crash was investigated by FHP Trooper J. Brien, who was assisted at the scene by the Lib Liberty County EMS. Howard was charged with careless driving. Car crashes & burns early Thursday by Teresa Eubanks, A 2:45 a.m. crash at SR 20 and SW Charlie Wood Road left a charred 2012 Mercedes C250 in the ditch, one man walking away from the scene and questions about who was driving that Thursday morning. According to a report from FHP Trooper Jona than Gentry, the car was eastbound on SR 20 when it went off the road and into the eastbound ditch, hit a culvert and went airborne. When the car landed it began overturning before which is registered to Katie Beaumont of Tallahas see, became fully engulfed. A resident nearby heard a loud crash and went outside to see Ernest E. Beaumont, 43, of Tallahas see, walking away from the burning car, according to a report from Calhoun County Sheriffs Deputy Donald Goodman. The witness said Beaumonts face was covered in blood. When the witness approached him, Beau to his girlfriends house. He then left the scene on foot. The trooper and the deputy later caught up with Beaumont at a Calhoun County residence, where he told them he was a passenger in the vehicle. When asked to identify the driver, Beaumont said his name was J.R. but could not give a last name or address. Beaumont was taken to Calhoun Liberty Hospi tal with minor injuries. He was later transferred to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital and was expected to be turned over to authorities in Leon County due to an outstanding warrant.
AUGUST 1, 2018 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 3 Political advertisement paid for and approved by David Jackson Summers for County Judge For Liberty County Judg e S ummers David Jackson ELECT Hello Friends and Neighbors, IF ELECTED I PLEDGE TO BE: Your Voice. Your Vote. Your Judge. -David Jackson Summers rfntbttffrrf frbnffrtfffr tfrrbrtr fnt frt trtnfftf rrfntb PROMO: NA16-071 013117 The Benders 12U baseball travel team participated in the Cooper stown Dreams Park in New York to represent Florida in a week-long tournament arriving on June 22. This adventure for the team would not have been possible with out generous donations from the community, which was appreciated by all. The team was welcomed with an opening ceremony. Afterwards they received complimentary tick ets to visit the park's museum and were able to view many attractions crowd each summer. All players must be 12 years of age to take part in the single elimination competi tion. The Benders, which consist of both Calhoun and Liberty County few days training and preparing to compete. Although eliminated early on in the tournament, the team played well and even hit some home-runs. Players and parents enjoyed an experi ence that will be cherished for a life time. A ring was awarded to each team member to commemorate the occasion. home because they didnt have time to make the drive home before competing in the Dixie Youth Ma jors State Tournament, ultimately ing runner-up to Marianna in the Traditional Tournament. Participants include: Ashton Ammons, Jake Burns, Nate Car penter, Jordan Price, Rylan Rod denberry and Assistant Coach Matt Carpenter, all of Liberty County; Tristan King, Head Coach Frank King and Assistance Coach Trayce King, all of Calhoun County; Coo per Alexander, Brady Tye and As sistant Coach Tullis Tye, all of Jackson County; Michael Hurley of Wakulla County; and Ronin Fowler and Thomas Gallion, both of Santa Rosa County. for Week 4 of tournament The Benders 12U enjoy Cooperstown Dreams Park Kinard woman injured in Sunday crash Bulldog Club Meet and Greet
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Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department Adjudication, 1400 Independence 20250-9410, by fax (202) 6907442 or email at program.intake@ usda.gov. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabil ities may contact USDA through 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (in Spanish). LIBERTY COUNTY SCHOOLS BREAKFAST/LUNCH PROGRAM DAVID H. SUMMERS, Liberty County SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. ALFORD FOR LIBERTY COUNTY COMMISSIONER, DIST. 4 Pol. ad paid for in kind by Erma Jean OBryan and approved by Bennett J.B. Alford for County Commissioner Call us at (850) 674-4013 Blountstown Collision Center NEWS FROM THE PEWS CORINTH BAPTIST, GRACE UMC, TELOGIA ASSEMBLY OF GOD AND TELOGIA BAPTIST We will come together for the Second Annual Sunday in the Park on Sunday, Aug. 5 from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ET at the Hosford/Telogia Rec Park. There will be free hamburgers, hotdogs, chips and sodas. This year will feature live music by Fortress from Hos ford. There will also be free school supplies for Hosford School Students. Everything is free! k ST. MARY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH W ere celebrating our Pastor Reverend Dr. C. L. and First Lady Betty Wilsons 17th Pastoral Anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 5 beginning at 3 p.m. CT Our guest churches will be Pastor/Teacher Rev. Delwynn G. Williams of St. John M. B. Church of Panama City, Pastor/Teacher Rev. Dion Gilbert of New Hope M. B. Church of Lynn Haven and Pastor/Teacher Rev. Terrence Roulhac of Miracle Temple Church of God in Christ of Quincy. For more information, contact Deaconess Althamease Blue at (850) 447-4880 or Minister Patricia Mathis at (850) 718-3710. The church is located at 16345 SE River Street in Blountstown. k SOUTHSIDE ASSEMBLY OF GOD Its revival time again begin ning Sunday, Aug, 5. Join us for Sunday School at 10 a.m., followed by our morning service 11 a.m. and evening service 5 p.m. CT We will then Monday thru Friday at 6:30 p.m. CT All are welcome to come praise and worship God with our evangelist Tim Collins from Blue Springs, MO. Brother Collins sings and is known for his story telling and humor but most of all his passion is preaching the gospel of Christ. Please come fellowship and hear the Word. The church is located two miles south of Blountstown at 15164 SR 71 South by Eddie Faircloth Septic Company. For more information call (850) 762-1958. k BRISTOL PH CHURCH We will be hosting a Back to School Sunday and Family Picnic on Sunday, Aug. 12 beginning at 10:30 a.m. ET Hear Pas tor Collins message and blessing for the school year. We will have gospel singing and kids choir, school supply giveaways, activities and water slides and a picnic lunch! Please bring your whole family, a swim suit, towel and lawn chairs. The church is located at 12413 NW Solomon Street in Bristol. For more informa tion call (850) 643-5733. k ST. LUKE EPISCOPAL CHURCH We will be hosting Capital Chordsmen Barbershop Chorus on Sunday, Sept. 9 beginning at 4 p.m. CT This is part of our Fine Arts Series. There will be a Meet the Artists reception to follow. Child care provided from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. CT Dona tions accepted for the Fine Arts Series. The church is located at 4362 Layfayette St. in Marianna. For more information, call (850) 4822431. BECOME A VOLUNTEER FLORIDA GUARDIAN AD LITEM FOUNDATION
AUGUST 1, 2018 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 5 CRIMSONEYED ROSEMALLOW by Eleanor Dietrich, Florida Panhandle ( Hibiscus moscheutos ) Florida Panhandle Wildflower Alliance EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org ADS: email@example.com JOURNAL STAFF THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL CLJNews Wednesday, Aug. 1 Thursday Aug. 2 Friday, Aug. 3 Saturday, Aug. 4 Monday, Aug. 6 Sunday, Aug. 5 Tuesday, Aug. 7 CT Addie Summers, Necy Deason & Jinger Deason ET ET Caleb Detweiler, Tiffany Beiler, Anita Gouge, Barry Edewaard, Sherry Rankin, Judy Franklin, Deanna Parrish & Betty Brantley-Dunn Cynthia Aultman, Josh Bodiford & Kendall Peddie Meikenhous CT ET LC ET Linda Haines, Tammy Pullam, Lynsey Hinson, Cheri Henderson, Carol Hobby & Lisa Parker A UGUST COMMUNITY CALENDAR 5 Family Affair CT Unity Breakfast CT CT ET Adam Terry, Cassandra Woods, Coy Collins, Lisa Foran & Angel Brake Wildflower alert The Liberty County Senior Citizens Associations, Inc. announces the fol lowing changes for activities for the month of August that ran in last weeks paper: Thursday, August 2 Wal-Mart in Tallahassee is your destination for shopping. Thursday, August 9 Shopping this week is at our own Bristol Piggly Wiggly. Call Liberty Transit at (850) 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. ET Mon day, Aug. 6 to schedule our pick up time. Thursday, August 16 Shopping this week is at the Marianna Wal-Mart. Call (850) 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. ET Monday, Aug.13. Thursday, August 23 For your shopping pleasure Liberty Transit will take you to the Bristol Piggly Wiggly. Call (850) 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. ET Monday, Aug. 20. Thursday, August 23 Bristol Se nior Center at 10 a.m. ET we will have staff from Big Bend Rural Health to do a presentation on Portion Plate Sizes and do some fun activities. Call (850) 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20. Thursday, August 30 Wal-Mart in Tallahassee is your destination for shopping. Call (850) 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. ET Monday, Aug. 27. Senior Citizens August activity schedule updates The third annual Community Unity Breakfast is set for Saturday, Aug. 4. at 9 a.m. CT in the Centennial Bank park ing lot. Please partner with your neigh bors to continue this Stone Soup event in which citizens of Calhoun County each share a small amount of their food to make a breakfast meal that everyone enjoys. At the core of this annual gather ing are the morals sharing, working together and supporting our local law enforcement and emergency response agencies. If you would like to get involved, please contact Ken Speights at (850) 557-7413. Community Unity Breakfast Aug. 4 in Blountstown The Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce is gathering recipes for All entries should include: Name of dish/recipe Type of recipe starter, side, entree or dessert Full list of ingredients with precise measurements Detailed instructions for prepara tion and serving, if applicable Number of servings the recipe yields Name of person submitting recipe To submit a recipe: If possible, please type and email recipes to firstname.lastname@example.org or private message the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce with the sub ject "COOKBOOK." If online access is not available, recipes can be mailed to Calhoun County Chamber of Com merce, 20816 Central Avenue East, Suite 2, Blountstown, FL 32424. For more information, contact Kristy Terry at (850) 674-4519. Veterans Memorial Railroad invites you to come for free train rides from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET on Saturday, Aug. 11. Donations are appreciated. For more information go to www. VeteransMemorialRailroad.org or call (850) 643-6646. Free train rides ST. GEORGE ISLAND The 2018 St George Island Sizzler 5K Race and One Mile Fun Run is on for Aug. 4. The Sizzler has been an annual event sponsored by a number of organiza tions including Apalachicola Bay Ani mal Clinic, Tates Hell Track Club and The Franklin County Humane Society. der Care Community Council of Frank year to organize this event and all pro all of Franklin County. We are excited to carry on the tradi tion of the SGI Sizzler as well as adding some new features this year: More water stops A post race party featuring chicken wraps, chips and watermelon. Awards for the oldest male and fe $1 off all alcoholic beverages pur chased at Doc Myers Schedule of events: 4 p.m. On-site Registration at Doc Myers Island Pub and Sports Bar 6:30 p.m. One Mile Fun Run Sizzler 5K Race and One Mile Fun Run Aug. 4 in Franklin Co. 7 p.m. 5K Race 7:30 p.m. Post Race Party and Awards We will have the traditional 3 deep age group awards as well as the Mas ters, Grand Masters, and Senior Grand Masters. We are presenting awards to celebrate our elders to the oldest male This years party and awards pre sentations will be held at Doc Myers Island Pub and Sports Bar. Enjoy chicken wraps, chips and watermelon. There will be live music from 4 p.m. to close. The 84th annual Oscar Hall family reunion was held on Saturday, July 7 with approximately 110 people attend ing. Oscar Hall had 12 children, six of whom had descendants present. There are no surviving children of Oscar Hall. Junior Worrell, age 80 of Hosford was the oldest in attendance. Sam uel Edward Mathis, son of Nora Hall Mathis was the eldest surviving de scendant of Oscar Hall. Gideon Mi chael Mead, six weeks of age, son of Elizabeth Messer Mead and greatgrandson of Irene Hall Messer, was the youngest in attendance. Bill and Mary Messer of Evergreen, AL traveled the greatest distance. Bill is the son of Irene Hall Messer. The reunion was held at the family picnic grounds near Altha. Everyone enjoyed the good food and fellowship, while the children cooled off on a water slide. Note of Thanks The Cloyce Rankin family would like to thank our friends for the kind ness shown to us during the loss of our gratitude for such a compassionate community. Please continue to pray for us as we learn to deal with this great sorrow. Thomas Campbell once wrote To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die. Our hearts are full! Judy and family CT CT Michael Holliday CALHOUN COUNTY School Open House CT CT CT CT Sarai Ebersole, Stedman Williams, Teresa Bodiford, Melanie Tatum & Josh Summers
Page 6 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 1, 2018 LIBERTY CO. SCHOOL BUS ROUTES 2018-2019 As started in the 2017/2018 School Year, Liberty County Schools Bus Drivers will no longer pick up students on private roads or private property References: Liberty County School Board Policy 8610; Designation of Bus Routes; DOE 6A-3.001 F.A.C. Basic Principles for Transportation of Students. Please call the transportation department with any questions at (850) 643-5242. We want to wish everyone a safe and happy school year! Sumatra/Orange/FL River/Cotton Landing Com munities. CR 12 South of CR 333, SR 65 South of Wilma, CR 379 South of CR 12. Hosford North of Roberts St., SR 65 North, SR 20 West to CR 1641, SR 20 East to the Dam and Blue Creek. OUT OF COUNTY PICKUP IS AT T O THE CORNER OF SR 20 & CR 120 DAM SR 65 North of CR 67, Williams Road, Shawn Road, Burlington Road, Cannon Branch Road, Sewell Road, Kever Road, Shuler Street, Talquin Circle. CR 67 East to Old Burnt Bridge Road and West to Whitehead Drive, SR 65 South of CR 67, CR 67A. City of Bristol North of SR 20, West of CR 12, South to W. R. Tolar School. City of Bristol South of SR 20 and East of CR 12 South to CR 379, West end of CR 67, South end of Hoecake Road, Durham Road, Summers Road, Tanton Circle. CR 12 South of W. R. Tolar, Lake Mystic Road, Green Acres, CR 333. SR 20 East of city limits to White Springs, Bird Pond Road, Miller Road, North end of Hoecake Road, Turkey Creek, Old Post Road, Joe Chason Circle. SR 12 North, Garden of Eden, Sweet Water/Rock Bluff Communities, Aspaluga, Torreya Park Rd., ., CR 270, CR 1641 N. SR 12 North, Hall & Smith Circle, LCI, Meredith Rd., Rocky Lane. GA D S D EN CO. LINE PICKUP IS AT THE C O RNER O F MERE D ITH RO A D & 12 N LIBERTY COUNTY SCHOOLS Florida Amendment 1, the Homestead Exemption Increase Amendment, also re ferred to as The 3rd Homestead, will be fate in the hands of the voters of Florida. Amendment 1 would provide for a home stead exemption on the portion of home values between $100,000 and $125,000, for an additional $25,000 exemption. In our effort to inform the residents of Liber Estimator to our website. This estimator allows for property owners to determine 1. Please visit our website homepage at: and click on the link hxestimator.org and enter your property address. The esti the 3rd Homestead. If you need help or have questions, please Your Property Appraiser, Cindy P. Walker ACCEPTING NEW PA TIENTS Laban Bontrager, DMD 12761 NW Pea Ridge Rd., Bristol, FL 32321 TELEPHONE 643-5417 www.bristoldentalclinic.com Bristol Dental Clinic Monica Bontrager, DMD Four Blountstown attend leadership camp Pictured from left: Parliamentarian June Clemons, President Terry TannerSmith, Vice President Sandy Voss, Treasurer Peggy Frith. blountstownwoman Food Service Program was recently awarded the Florida Department of Agriculture and Con sumer Services Farm to School grant for the sec ond consecutive year. This $15,000 grant will be utilized during the 2018-19 school year to subsidize the purchase of locally-grown fresh fruit and vegetables to be served during school breakfast and lunch. In addition, a portion of the funding will be used to expand school gardens and nutrition education within the district. We are very excited to receive these funds for a second year, said Food Service Supervi sor Amy Combs. Dur ing year one, we were able to increase the purchase of FL grown, fresh produce from 21% to 30%. Our goal is to increase that even more during the 18-19 school year. We are striving to provide more fresh op tions to our students and this grant will help us achieve that while also providing an economic in the area. This is just one of the many strate gies we are implement ing to make school food the best it can be for our students. Liberty Co. School District Food Service Program Receives $ 15,000 Farm-to-School Grant for second Consecutive Year
TAX FREE Weekend SALE Call 6744744 TAX FREE on ALL CLOTHES & SHOES ...this Friday thru Sunday www. prettygirlz .com Open Saturday 9-5 & Sunday 1-5 FOR YOUR SHOPPING CONVENIENCE 20 % for bringing in AT LEAST $5 worth of school supplies for underprivileged kids to be donated to local elementary school classes! Aug. 3-5 School Supplies are ON SALE! Y o u r h o m e t o w n P h a r m a c y 1 1 0 4 9 N W S R 2 0 B R I S T O L 4 3 5 4 5 4 Folders, Notebooks, Notebook Paper, Pencils, Crayons, Markers, Colored Pencils, Backpacks, Lysol Wipes & Hand Sanitizer SALES TAX HOLIDAY IS AUG. 3-5! THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 7 Lexi Ford celebrated her 5 th birthday on Sunday, July 29. She is the daughter of Jace and Laura Ford. Her grandparents are Stephen and Vanesa Ford of Bristol, Jeff Gore of Panama City and Jim and Connie Reed of Tampa. Her great-grandparents are Erika Ford of Bristol, John and Loretta Gore of Indiana and Rita and Paul Murphy of Tampa. She enjoys gymnastics, swim ming and playing with her broth ers and cousins. birthday TALLAHASSEE Toren Guthrie of Bristol was one of 38 students who graduated from Tallahassee Com munity College's Associate Degree in Nursing program in a traditional pinning cer emony on July 24. New nurse Rae gan Dunn received the top academ ic award for earning the highest grade point average in the class. The Cathedral Award, presented by Tallahassee Memorial Health Care, went to Adrian Peacock. The Excellence Award, presented by Cap ital Regional Medical Center, went to Alice Tyre. Evan Whyte received the Bedside Manner Award, and Adrian Peacock and Nolan Marshall were selected by their classmates to receive the Profes sional Colleague Award. TALLAHASSEE Nikki Shuler of Bristol was among 14 dental assist ing graduates who accepted their diplomas and pins on the stage of Turner Auditorium at Tallahassee Community College. Dental assistant Lidya Getahun was awarded the Dr. Mary Anne But ler Excellence Award and a $1,000 scholarship for maintaining the highest grade point average in her graduating class. The Professionalism Award went to graduate Josie Turner. Turner re ceived praise by her colleagues during externships as well as from her pro gram instructors for displaying a high level of professionalism in the work place and a love for her new career. The ceremony closed with a speech from student speaker Maria Lopez. Lopez inspired her fellow graduates, family and friends in attendance stat education we have received, the skills we have acquired and the abundance of work available for us." Nikki Shuler of Bristol graduates Toren Guthrie completes TCC nursing program TOREN GUTHRIE Jimmy Marshal inducted as Blountstown Rotary Club president at July 11 meeting The Blountstown Rotary Club in stalled Jimmy Marshall as president He is shown at left as Blountstown Rotary Club Secretary Chuck Durant passes the bell of leadership to him. At right, Durant presented outgo ing President Philip McMillan with a plaque in recognition of his two years of leadership. The Rotary Club meets Calhoun County Senior Citizens Cen ter. They welcome those interested in joining the club. BLOUNTSTOWN The Blountstown Main Street Board of Directors recently elected Jami Daniels Joe as incoming board chair. Outgoing Chair Benjamin Walden will serve as vice chair, and Randa McCroan will serve as secretary/trea surer. Jami is a native of Calhoun County and now splits her time between her hometown and Nashville. She has exten sive experience in commu nity events, grassroots cam paigns and fundraising. Jami looks forward to working with the Main Street board of directors and members, Blountstown city council and local business owners. Blountstown Main Street has made great strides since their reorganization two years ago. They initiated the Memorial Cross Project to honor those who served our country through mili Festival in November and promoted holiday deco rating in December. If you would like to be a part of Blountstown Main Street, contact Jami Daniels Joe at (334) 300-1671 or visit www.facebook.com/mainstreet blountstown. Jami Daniels Joe elected new board chairperson for Blountstown Main Street JAMI JOE The Blountstown High School class es of 1988 and 1989 are having a joint 30th reunion on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 6:30 p.m. 11 p.m. CT at W.T. Neal Civ by Sept. 6. It will be $20 per person. Make check payable to: CLECU (Calhoun Liberty Employees Credit Union). Memo: Elizabeth Bennett, Class Reunion 1988/89 Mail check to the credit union at 17394 NW Charlie Johns St., Blount stown, FL 32424. ATTN: Michelle Come enjoy dinner, 80's music, memories, and lots of laughter!! For more information, call (850) 573-7793. BHS Classes of
Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 1, 2018 SETH MEYERS JIMMY FALLON SETH MEYERS STEPHEN COLBERT JIMMY FALLON STEPHEN COLBERT JIMMY FALLON SETH MEYERS JIMMY FALLON SETH MEYERS JIMMY FALLON The 16 percent WASHINGTON Pub lic reaction in the United States to President Trumps summit meeting with the Russian president was overwhelmingly negative with one major exception. Sixty-six percent of Re publicans thought Trump did a good job in Helsinki. People can reasonably disagree on the NATO budget or on Trumps handling of tariffs, but is there really an alternative view make that alter nate reality of Helsinki? Trump had to change word change no one believed. Helsinki was dubbed the foreign policy equiva lent of Charlottesville, the neo-Nazi march a year ago where Trump took the wrong side. Its hard to fathom that 66 percent of Republicans watched Trump on that stage with Putin and came away comforted. So, lets delve into that number. Its 66 percent of the Republican Party, a party comprised of 24 percent of the population, down from 32 percent a year ago. Do the math, 66 percent of 24 is 16 per cent of the population that thinks Trump did a good job at Helsinki. America is a diverse nation. You can get 16 per cent to believe Genghis Khan was a pleasant fel of us around by the nose. And thats whats hap pening. We have 16 percent of the electorate setting the agenda. Theyre Trumps audience, and Trump is campaigning like crazy, hitting three states alone in the last week, including a crisis visit to the Mid west to reassure farmers hes got their back. Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse, a Republican, called out Trump for cutting the legs out from un der farmers with his trade war, and then spend ing $12 billion of taxpayer money to give farmers gold crutches. This isnt how to make America great again, Sasse said, theyre just going to make it 1929 again. The Smoot-Hawley protectionist tariff signed by President Herbert Hoover the fol lowing year was a major factor leading to the Great Depression. The modern Re publican Party that be lieved in free trade, bal anced budgets, and the NATO alliance has gone into hibernation. The GOP is now Trumps par ty, driven by Trumps grudge matches. Any thing that his predecessor did must be undone; anyone who crosses Trump must pay a price. 2016 to the establishment-favored GOP candidate in Georgia who lost Tuesdays gubernatorial pri mary, crossing Trump or not cozying up to him enough can be politically fatal. Trump endorsed Trumpian candidate Brian Kemp in Georgia at the last minute. He had been 14 points behind and likely to lose. Kemp, currently Geor gias secretary of state, then came from behind to win on the strength of Trumps endorsement, a cau tionary tale to all those who might think about chal lenging Trump during the political primary season. Trump is campaigning for the midterms and for his reelection in 2020. Hes already raised $88 mil lion toward his reelection. And he continues to spew venom to sew discord and disbelief. When the audio tape of a phone call between Trump and attorney Michael Cohen surfaced, Trump at a rally told his supporters not to believe what theyre hearing and seeing, that it was fake news. His voice, his words were fake news, and the 16 percent believe him. Its fair to say the Republican Party has been tak en over by that 16 percent who pledge allegiance to Trump no matter what. It is a shrinking piece of the electorate because so many people no longer think of themselves as Republicans. How long is the rest of the GOP going to sit back while a minority of a minority takes over their party? Either mainstream Republicans are going to somehow reclaim the party which seems increas ingly unlikely or they will look for another home in a new party. Meanwhile, how long will the rest of the country condone this spectacle of 16 percent of the population propping up such a president? WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND by Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift COMMENTARY Late Night Laughs
I got a haircut today. My barber was a short man with white hair, and a thick Ca jun accent. His friends call him Spike. I could hardly understand a word Spike said through his accent. He laughs too much. I love old men who laugh too much. And he is a good story teller. When it was over, I thanked him for the haircut. He shook my hand and said, Se pa aryen, Meh Sha. He translated: Dont mention it, boy. Then he taught me how to say thank you in the French-Cajun tongue. Bien merci, he ex plained. So I tried it. Bee-YEN mare-SEE, sir, said I. This made him laugh un til he turned purple. Keep trying, boy! he said. Next, I went to Cracker Barrel for early lunch. While I ate, my phone vibrated. My wife texted me a hardware store list that was longer than an unfurled roll of Char min toilet paper. So, I shoved bacon and eggs down my gullet and went to pay. In the cashier line there was a girl with a scarf wrapped around her bald head. We talked. Her name is Julia, she is eighteen, from Bowling Green. She is in town enjoying the she ever saw the Gulf of Mexico. Ever. I cant actually go in the water, she explained. Doctor says theres too much bacteria, my body cant deal with that. But shes here just the same, and that counts for something. Before she left the restaurant, her father bought her a straw sunhat. She modeled it for her family. She is one of the most beau tiful girls I ever saw. Enjoy the beach, Julia. people I know. It was a regular homecom ing parade. I cant go to the hardware store without seeing folks I grew up with, worked with, played community softball with, or went to church with. I shook hands, glanced at baby photos, and listened to Bill Weaver talk for thirty minutes about his gallstones. And I also saw a boy with Down syn drome in the plumbing aisle. He was with his father. I couldnt take my eyes off them. They were laughing like they were in their own private world. When I got to the checkout lane, I saw them again, standing beside me. And I tried to listen to their conversation, but wasnt able to hear because I was kneedeep in conversation with an old man named Don. I used to go to church with Don a hundred years ago. Don needs new batteries for his hearing aids. But then, hes always been a little hard of hearing. Don Long ago, whenever the choir would sing Precious Lord Take my Hand, Don would be singing Im so Glad Im a Part of the Family of God. But back to the boy I saw. When his fa ther paid for his things, the boy hugged the cashier. And I saw the boy hug a few more strangers, too. And they were gone. And this touched me. Hugs without reason. sky opened up. It started to rain, something happened to have my laptop with me. So I wrote what you just read. No, its not eloquent, and theres no ma jor point to it. But the older I get, the more I believe in common things. And in common people. I believe they have more meaning than I once thought. So I wish I had words to tell you how beautiful it all is. The rain. The people. The eggs and bacon. The old friends in hard ware stores. Everything. I wish I could tell you how grateful I am visit the beach; and boys who hug cashiers; and old men who still sing in church choirs; and those who cut hair and laugh too much. I hope, one day, to be like a certain Cajun barber. I guess what Im trying to say is: bien merci, Lord. For everything. Bien merci. Licensed roofer and contractor, concrete work, landscaping, pressure cleaning, renovations, painting, vinyl and siding. Licensed & Insured, contractor & roofer FOR FREE ESTIMATES Call (850) 674-8092 WILLIAM'S Home Improvements No Job Too Big or Small" DAVI D JACKSON SUMMERS P. 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He shares his observations and chroni cles his interaction with friends, family and strangers he meets along the way while sharing glimpses of daily life in our little cor ner of America. He has written several books which can be found on Amazon.com. R AUGUST 1, 2018 Page 9 COMMENTARY S EAN OF S OUTH GOOD BY SEAN DIETRICH THE No, its not eloquent, and theres no major point to it. But the older I get, the more I believe in common things. And in common people. I believe they have more meaning than I once thought.
Page 10 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 1, 2018 MEETING OPENING Chairwoman Tina Tharpe called the meeting to order at 5:30 pm. Members present were Chairwoman Tharpe, Doobie Hayes, Roger Reddick, and James Flowers. Superintendent David Sum mers and Attorney David House were also present. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to allow Peddie to join the meeting by telephone. Prayer /Pledge The prayer was offered by Hayes and the pledge was led by Redick. PUBLIC COMMENTS None The Superintendent congratulated everyone who made a tre mendous focus on doing the things that made us an A District. He also reported that the Pre-School on this campus is being relocated to W. R. Tolar School. He gave the board meeting schedule for July due to the budget hearings. ADDITIONS/CORRECTIONS TO THE AGENDA Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Flowers, and carried unanimously to add Emergency item A. APPROVE THE AGENDA Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve the agenda with changes noted above. APPROVE THE MINUTES A. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and car ried unanimously to approve the minutes from the May 18, 2018, Special School Board Meeting Minutes. B. Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Flowers and car ried unanimously to approve the May 29, 2018, Special Board Meeting Minutes. CONSENT ITEMS A. Motion was made by Flowers, seconded by Reddick and car ried unanimously to approve changing the minutes from the June Jenna Chason to start in the Student Records/Data Processing po sition to be June 18, 2018; Joan Hall to start in the Secretary to the Director of instruction to be July 1, 2018. B. Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Flowers and carried unanimously to approve the Employee Handbook for the 2018-2019 SY. C. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Flowers, and carried unanimously to approve the following Summer Tech Hours: Lynn Guthrie up to 40 hours at $22.00 per hour; Jack Glunt up to 40 hours at $22.00 per hour; and D. Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Reddick and car position at W.R. Tolar to the Early Learning Center effective July 1, 2018. E. Motion was made by Flowers, seconded by Hayes and car position from Hosford Elementary and Jr High to the Early Learning Center effective July 1, 2018. F. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and car ried unanimously to approve the Personnel Consent Table for 21st Century for the 2018-2019 SY. W. R. Tolar: Site Coordinator Jessica Clark Family Service Coordinator Christy Glass Hosford Elementary & Junion High School: Site Coordinator Stephanie Davis Family Service Coordinator Alice Mansell/Jessica Peddie G. Motion was made by Flowers, seconded by Hayes and car ried unanimously to approve the June 28, 2018, Personnel Con sent Table. Haley Brady, Teacher, Tolar, Resign, Effective 05/25/18 Patti Harrell, Teacher, LCHS, Resign/Retire, effective 05/25/18 Callie Hill, Teacher, Tolar, replace Lori Kern, effective 07/01/18 Anthony Marotta, Teacher, Tolar, replace Haley Brady, effec tive 07/01/18 Tammy Pullam, LCHS Secretary, LCHS, replace Joan Hall, ef fective 07/01/18 Darrell Johnson, District Safety Specialist, new position, effective 07/01/18 Pamela Shiver, FMLA, LCHS, June 1 through Aug. 24, 2018 H. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes, and carried unanimously to ap prove the recommendations for the 2018-2019 SY Instructional, Non-Instructional, and Adminis trative positions (Personnel List), effective July 1, 2018. LIBERTY COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL Sharon Austin, Christy Bentley, Laurie Brandon, Mary Flowers (DROP 2023), Ivy Harger, Cindy Os terberg, Jennifer Sewell, Shelly Stafford, Donna Summers (DROP 2022), Vacancy Dawn Arrant, Derek Causseaux (12 mo.), Derringer Edwards, Georgia Ann Hosford, Matthew Green, Mickey Larkins, Candace Mercer, Kim Schwen deman, Jerry Muza (12 mo.) (EXT DROP 2018), Jacob Reed, Kristina Spikes, Craig Shuler (DROP 2023), Tyler Stoutamire (11 mo.), Vacancy Va cancy year transfer to annual) Jason Dence (NEW), Sr JROTC, 11 months; Vacancy (Linton), Jr. JROTC, 11 months Aaron Day, Principal; Eric Willis, Assistant Principal Tammy Pullam (Hall), Secretary; Robyn Carpenter, Para Profes sional III; Shana Carson, Para Prof/Receptionist; Sharman Par rish, Data Entry Operator III Heath er Cain Voc. Rehab. Specialist; Sheila Crum, Health Aide II; Jill Shuler (10 mo.), Voc. Rehab. Specialist; Danyel White, Para Professional Debra Clark, Custodian; Jason Hayes, Custodian; Michael Mur phy, Custodian/Groundskeeper; Pam Shiver, Custodian Ashley Ear nest, Lunchroom Worker (6 hours); Linda Newton (transfer), Lunchroom Manager; Deborah Rogers, Lunchroom Worker (7 hours) W.R. TOLAR K-8 SCHOOL Jessica Cherry, Stacey Creamer, Fran Cutshaw, Jeri Flowers, Sherry Flowers, Grant Grantham, Brenda Green, Jennifer Lee, Samantha New some, Marion Presha, Bess Revell, Matt Revell, Monica Reeves, David Shuler, Misty Sizemore, Kari Smith, Krystal Strickland, Dani elle Summers, Stacey Vowell Anita Gan, Danielle Baggett, Robyn Conyers, Mary Ann Craine, Nancy Dillmore, Patricia Fletch er, Hannah Gingerich, Christy Glass, Jennifer Hudgins, Hannah McCalvin, Samantha May, Rachel Rogers, Laura Sullivan, Keri Summers, Emily Swier, Jina Willis, Hope Wilkes Instructional Probationary Contracts: Dee Kever Amanda Jansen Callie Hill Anthony Ma rotta Steve Benton, Principal; Jason White, Assistant Principal Claudie Black, Secretary; Ladell Holland, Data Entry Operator; Adrian Peterson Para Professional Candace Arrant, Penny Cochran, Neil Grantham, Kathy Hayes, Angelica Holley, Tammy Stephens, Va cancy Vacancy Renee Baggett, Jason Castle, Susan Granger, Gladstone Love, Brian Mercer Cheryl Rowe, Misty Trickey Antionette Monlyn, Ronald Johnson, Susan Johnson, Agnes Seamon, Valerie Simmons, Vacancy MAINTENANCE & TRANSPORTATION Instructional Professional Contract : Kevin Wil liams, TSA Gerald Barber, School Main tenance; Darrell C. Evans (DROP 2019), School Maintenance; Stephanie Williams, Secretary Linda Brown, Linda Collins, Patsy Godwin, Gyll Moore, Carolyn Nobles, Judy Pate, Tammy Pullam, Laurie Red dick, Martha Terry, Karen Sanchez Michelle Coombs, Gretchen Everhart Talla hassee Route; Trenton Fowler, Health Aide III, Gretchen Everhart Route DISTRICT LEVEL Mary Catherine Lynn Guthrie, TSA, Technology; Janna Hill, TSA, Program Special Jill Davis, part time, Evaluation Specialist Seth Geiger, Assistant Superintendent; Gay Lewis (DROP 2021), Director of Instruction; Sheila Hall (DROP 2022), Director of Finance; Lara Deason, Direc tor of ESE Beth Brown, 21st Century Project Man ager; Amy Combs, Supervisor of Food Service; Stephanie Holley, Supervisor of Finance; Darrell Johnson, District School Safety Specialist Mary Eubanks, Executive Secretary; Stacy Sand ers, Secretary Assistant Superintendent; Joan Hall, Secretary Di rectory of Instruction Jenna Chason, Student Records, Gabbriell Stace Fant, Fiscal Assistant Food Service; Lisa Rast, Fiscal Assistant; Vicky Shuler, Fiscal Assistant; Ranza Taylor, Fiscal Assistant Payroll; Vacancy Temp. Fiscal Asst.-Spec. Projects Jerome Black, Groundskeeper/Custo dian HOSFORD SCHOOL Beckie Black, Amanda Crosby, Joseph Crump, Stephanie Davis, Janessa Ed wards, Amanda Eikeland, Miranda Ellis, Jennifer Evans, Mandie Fowler, Lynn Hobby, Kammy Mann, Jessica Peddie, Heather Rich ter, Karen Stanley, Desirae Sewell, Cassie Vickers, Joan Wright Sheila Cook, Dillow Fowler, Karey Gautier, Erin Green, Gretchen Harr, Marc McCaskill, Lisa Position Alice Mansell Jessica Bennett, Principal; Timothy Davis, As sistant Principal Tonia Cobb, Secretary, Mary Waller, Data Entry Operator III; Annette Brown, Para Professional III Stacey Beckwith, Robin Blackburn, Karen Dudley, Ginger Watson, Vacancy frozen Amy Brown, Christie Earnest, John Grande, Crystal Jordan Brittany Berrieum Lunchroom Worker; Lunchroom Worker; Wendy Sloat Lunch room Manager; Sherry Walker Lunchroom Worker ADULT SCHOOL Terrell Sykes Dawn Lake LIBERTY LEARNING CENTER Rusty Hill Vacancy Chesness McCaskill, Supervisor of ELC Jes sica Clark Carla Bramblett, April Faircloth Alycia Bass, Jamie Davis, Kelley Ford, Tanice Larkins, Alma Rodriquez, Sheila Webb, Vacancy (4 positions, frozen) ACTION ITEMS A. Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Reddick and carried unanimously to approve the contract between the Liberty County School Board and the Liberty County Flowers, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve the Contract Agreement between the Liberty County School Board and the Panhandle Area Educational Consortium for the Virtual Franchise for the 2018-2019 SY. C. Motion was made by Flowers, seconded by Reddick and carried unanimously to approve the contract between the Liberty County School Board and McPherson Pest Control Services for the 2018-2019 SY. D. Motion was made by Flowers, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve the contract between the Liberty County School Board and Tyrone Davis for CDL Training Services for the 2018-2019 SY. E. Motion was made by Flowers, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve the contract between the Liberty County School Board and Hall Septic Services for the 2018-2019 SY. F. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Flowers and car ried unanimously to approve the contract between Liberty County School Board and Panhandle Area Educational Consortium for Exceptional Student Consultative Services for the 2018-2019 SY. G. Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Flowers and carried unanimously to approve the Inter-Institutional Articulation Agreement between the Liberty County School Board and Chipola College for the 2018-2019 SY. H. Motion was made by Reddick seconded by Flowers and car ried unanimously to approve Apalachicola Forest Youth Camp to use Liberty County School Board buses for evacuation in emer gencies during the 2018-2019 SY. I. Motion was made by Reddick seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve accepting the only bid from Eubanks Oil Company for gasoline and diesel fuel for the 2018-2019 SY. BOARD MEMBER ITEMS Board members congratulated the District for being an A District and the High School for being an A school. It was also mentioned that Tolar School was only one point from being an A school CLOSING COMMENTS Welcome Darrell Johnson as the new School Safety Specialist. EMERGENCY ITEMS A. Motion was made by Reddick seconded by Flowers and car ried unanimously to approve accepting the resignation letter from Tammy Pullam as a Liberty County School Board Bus Driver, ef fective May 25, 2018. ADJOURNMENT Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes, and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 5:55 p.m. Approved: July 30, 2018 __________________ David H. Summers Superintendent Tina Tharpe Board Chairwoman Due to time changes in school hours, please have your child or children at their regular Bus Stop 20 minutes earlier than last year. INVENTORY REDUCTION The average family of four discards around 24-lbs of fruit & vegetables every month. to reduce spoilage. All containers have a permanent storage chart for easy reference. Liberty School Board special meeting minutes
AUGUST 1, 2018 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 11 See JOB MARKET continued on page 12 JOB MKT. 9 positions Temporary/seasonal work handling both manual and machine tasks associated with commodity production and harvest activities on a pumpkin farm, from 8/28/2018 to 11/15/2018 at Fitzgerald Farms, LLC, Roseland, VA in Nelson county. Three months prior experience required working on a pumpkin, cabbage, melon or corn farm. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/ carry 60 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire drug testing is required upon reasonable suspicion of use and after a worker has an accident at work. $11.46/hr or current applicable AEWR. Raise/bonus at employer discretion. Workers are guaranteed of work hours of total period. 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 return 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 Career Center, 16908 NE Pear St., Ste. 2, Blountstown, FL 32424. Provide copy of this ad. VA Job Order #1371804. PO AK342 8-1-18 125 positions Temporary/seasonal work planting, cultivating, harvesting apples, from 8/26/2018 to 10/31/2018 at Fruit Hill Orchard LLC, Winchester, VA and multiple worksites within Frederick and Shenandoah counties. This job requires a minimum employment experience. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire drug testing is required upon reasonable suspicion of use and after a worker has an accident at work. $11.46/hr or current applicable AEWR or applicable piece rate depending on crop activity. Raise/bonus at employer discretion. Workers are guaranteed of work hours of total period. Work tools, supplies, equipment supplied by employer without charge to worker. 3 meals/day for duration of employment provided at published rate for work ers for whom housing is provided. Transportation and subsistence expenses to work site will be paid to nonresident workers not later than upon comple tion of 50% of the job contract. Interviews required. Apply for this job at nearest State Workforce Agen cy in state in which this ad appears, or One-Stop Career Center, 16908 NE Pear St., Ste. 2, Blount stown, FL 32424. Provide copy of this ad. VA Job Order #1371028. PO KS429 8-1-18 15 positions Temporary/seasonal work thinning/ harvesting apples in an orchard, from 8/27/2018 to 10/23/2018 at Marker-Miller Orchards LP, LLP, Win chester, VA in Frederick county. This job requires a minimum of one month of prior experience working in a tree fruit orchard performing manual tasks as sociated with production and harvest activities. Sat urday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs. $11.46/hr or current applicable AEWR or appli cable piece rate depending on crop activity. Raise/ bonus at employer discretion. Workers are guaran teed of work hours of total period. Work tools, supplies, equipment supplied by employer without charge to worker. 3 meals/day for duration of em ployment provided at published rate for workers for whom housing is provided. 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. Ap ply for this job at nearest State Workforce Agency in state in which this ad appears, or One-Stop Career Center, 16908 NE Pear St., Ste. 2, Blountstown, FL 32424. Provide copy of this ad. VA Job Order #1368231. PO KS420 8-1-18 32 positions Temporary/seasonal work planting, cultivating and harvesting sweet potatoes, from 9/1/2018 to 11/1/2018 at McGreger Farms LLC, Calhoun City, MS and multiple worksites within Cal houn and Chickasaw counties. This job requires a minimum of three months of prior experience work ing on a vegetable crop farm. Saturday work re quired. Must be able lift/carry 75 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire drug testing is required upon reasonable suspicion of use and after a worker has an accident at work. $10.73/hr or current applicable AEWR. Raise/bonus at employer discretion. Workers are guaranteed of work hours of total period. Work tools, supplies, equipment supplied by employer without charge to worker. Housing with kitchen facil ities provided at no cost to only those workers who are not reasonably able to return same day to their place of residence at time of recruitment. Transpor tation 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 Work force Agency in state in which this ad appears, or One-Stop Career Center, 16908 NE Pear St., Ste. 2, Blountstown, FL 32424. Provide copy of this ad. MS Job Order #MS 264391. PO AF1220 8-1-18 48 positions Temporary/seasonal work harvesting/ weeding sweet potatoes on a farm, from 8/25/2018 to 11/23/2018 at Pure Harvest LLC, Houston, MS and multiple worksites within Calhoun and Chicka saw counties. This job requires a minimum of three months of prior experience working on a vegetable crop farm handling both manual and machine tasks associated with commodity production and harvest activities. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 75 lbs. $10.73/hr or current applicable AEWR. Raise/bonus at employer discretion. Work ers are guaranteed of work hours of total period. Work tools, supplies, equipment supplied by em ployer without charge to worker. Housing with kitch en facilities provided at no cost to only those work ers who are not reasonably able to return 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. In terviews required. Apply for this job at nearest State Workforce Agency in state in which this ad appears, or One-Stop Career Center, 16908 NE Pear St., Ste. 2, Blountstown, FL 32424. Provide copy of this ad. MS Job Order #MS265816. PO AF1243 8-1-18 21 positions Temporary/seasonal work harvest ing/thinning apples, pruning apple trees on an or chard, from 8/24/2018 to 10/26/2018 at Springwood Farms, LLC, Stephens City, VA in Frederick county. This job requires a minimum of one month of prior or oranges in an orchard. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs. $11.46/hr or current applicable AEWR or applicable piece rate depend ing on crop activity. Raise/bonus at employer dis cretion. Workers are guaranteed of work hours of total period. Work tools, supplies, equipment supplied by employer without charge to worker. 3 meals/day for duration of employment provided at published rate for workers for whom housing is pro vided. Transportation and subsistence expenses to work site will be paid to nonresident workers not later than upon completion of 50% of the job con tract. Interviews required. Apply for this job at near est State Workforce Agency in state in which this ad appears, or One-Stop Career Center, 16908 NE Pear St., Ste. 2, Blountstown, FL 32424. Provide copy of this ad. VA Job Order #1366898. PO KS417 8-1-18 3 positions Temporary/seasonal work plant ing, maintaining, harvesting nursery stock, from 9/1/2018 to 6/30/2019 at Stockhaven Nursery LLC, experience. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire drug testing required. $10.95/hr or current applicable AEWR. Raise/bonus at employer discretion. Work ers are guaranteed of work hours of total period. Work tools, supplies, equipment supplied by em ployer without charge to worker. Housing with kitch en facilities provided at no cost to only those work ers who are not reasonably able to return 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. In terviews required. Apply for this job at nearest State Workforce Agency in state in which this ad appears, or One-Stop Career Center, 16908 NE Pear St., Ste. 2, Blountstown, FL 32424. Provide copy of this ad. SC Job Order #793034. PO AF1232 8-1-18 5 positions Temporary/Seasonal work preparing Hispanic and/or Jamaican ethnic meals for large groups of farmworkers, from 8/20/2018 to 11/1/2018 at Timber Ridge Fruit Farm, LLC, Gore, VA. This job mercial kitchen experience preparing Hispanic and/ or Jamaican ethnic meals for large groups of farm workers. Workers must be able to maintain kitchen subject to local Health Department and DOL/ETA regulations. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire drug testing is required at random and after a worker has an accident at work. $11.46/hr or current applicable AEWR. Raise/bonus at employer discretion. Work ers are guaranteed of work hours of total period. Work tools, supplies, equipment supplied by em ployer without charge to worker. 3 meals/day for du ration of employment provided at published rate for workers for whom housing is provided. Transpor tation 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 Work force Agency in state in which this ad appears, or One-Stop Career Center, 16908 NE Pear St., Ste. 2, Blountstown, FL 32424. Provide copy of this ad. VA Job Order #1369026. PO KS426 8-1-18 34 positions Temporary/seasonal work harvest ing/thinning apples and peaches, handling manual/ machine tasks associated with apple and peach harvest activities, from 8/24/2018 to 10/31/2018 at Timber Ridge Fruit Farm, LLC, Gore, VA in Fred erick (VA) and Hampshire (WV) counties. This job experience manually harvesting fresh market fruit. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire drug testing is required at random and after a worker has an accident at work. $11.46/hr in VA, $11.19/hr in WV, or current applicable AEWR, or applicable piece rate depend ing on crop activity. Raise/bonus at employer dis cretion. Workers are guaranteed of work hours of total period. Work tools, supplies, equipment supplied by employer without charge to worker. 3 meals/day for duration of employment provided at published rate for workers for whom housing is pro vided. Transportation and subsistence expenses to work site will be paid to nonresident workers not later than upon completion of 50% of the job con tract. Interviews required. Apply for this job at near est State Workforce Agency in state in which this ad appears, or One-Stop Career Center, 16908 NE Pear St., Ste. 2, Blountstown, FL 32424. Provide copy of this ad. VA Job Order #1366909. PO KS423 8-1-18 123 positions Temporary/seasonal work plant ing, growing and harvesting sweet potatoes, from 8/27/2018 to 11/1/2018 at Lewis M. Bailey IV Farms Inc., Bruce, MS in Calhoun, Webster, and Yalobu sha counties. This job requires a minimum of three months of prior experience working on a vegetable crop farm. Saturday work required. Must be able lift/ carry 75 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire drug testing is required after a worker has an accident at work. $10.73/hr or current applicable AEWR or applicable piece rate depending on crop activity. Raise/bonus at employer discretion. Workers are guaranteed of work hours of total period. 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 reason ably able to return same day to their place of resi dence 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. Ap ply for this job at nearest State Workforce Agency in state in which this ad appears, or One-Stop Career Center, 16908 NE Pear St., Ste. 2, Blountstown, FL 32424. Provide copy of this ad. MS Job Order #MS264222. PO AF1236 8-1-18 LEON ADVOCACY & RESOURCE CENTER currently has full-time, part-time, and PRN positions available at its group home in Bristol. ( JOB OPENING To review job description and apply please visit: https://www.leonarc.com/employment REQUIREMENTS Must have high school diploma 1 year related experience Reliable transportation Current auto insurance Pass pre-employment drug screen Clear background screening Snelgrove Surveying & Mapping, Inc. is now hiring for the following positions: CREW CHIEF & INSTRUMENT MEN (Previous Experience Required) RODMAN (No Experience Necessary) Project Surveyor/Surveyor in Training Call (850) 526-3991 for more information The Apalachee Center is currently seeking an Adult/Child Care Manager to provide case management services in our Bristol clinic. Minimum Requirements of mental experience with adults and children required. with 3 years of mental health experience with adults and children. over 3 years. Apply at: www.apalacheecenter.org For more details contact Stephanie firstname.lastname@example.org Apalachee Center Adult/Child Care Manager CLJ NEWS.COM
Page 12 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 1, 2018 The Job Market continued from page 11 LIBERTY CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY, WE WILL TRAIN For more information contact Liberty Correctional Institution Recruiter Tony Hill at (850) 643-9628 CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS Preference shall be given to certain veterans and spouses of veterans as provided by the Florida Statutes. Physical and drug test are required. The Florida Department of Corrections is an RIVER VALLEY REHABILITATION CENTER is now accepting applications for the following positions: To apply visit www.rivervalleyrehab.com EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F/V-/D ADDITION AL POSITIONS AV AILABLE (Cooking experience preferred) (PRN) (PRN) $2,000 Full-time CNA Sign-on Bonus GRIFFIN Sand & Concrete Now accepting applications #3677623. listing For more information visit www.lcsb.org Employment opportunities are offered without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap or marital status. The School Board of Liberty County OPEN POSITIONS Applications will be received from July 25 Aug. 7 at 4 p.m. ET MARIANNA Chipola College English Instructor Amie Myers and three Chipola students have been recognized by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) for their work on the Florida English Journal. The Florida journal of the Florida Coun cil of Teachers of English (FCTE), housed at Chipola College. The publication is one ate journals selected for the Award. The awards commit tee indicated that, among these eight journals, they were most impressed with the quality of the Florida English Journal. Myers is the Active Edi tor of the journal, which she produced with Chipola Eng lish Education students Alli son Brown, Melody Holt, and Mary Johnson, who served as student editors. NCTE judges found the Spring 2018 issue to have a powerful cold open ing with the inclusion of vivors of the Marjory Stone man Douglas High School shooting. One judge stated, The poems themselves were moving, without being stri dent. The rest of the journal followed with remarks from editors and staffers about the tragedy. Myers said, We took a risk by putting these poems in a fo lio before the table of contents, with no context, but we want ed the journal to interrupt our readers expectations of how a journal should be structured, just as the students at MSD challenged our understanding of what happens in the after math of a school shooting. It worked; the opening of the journal is powerful, haunting, and meaningful. We are es pecially proud of this editing choice. It is also important to point out that this journal is unique because it was edited by students; journals of this kind are often edited by teams of PhDs, seasoned teachers, and published writers. I am so impressed with the work my students did, and we are thrilled to have received this national recognition. Also recognized by the judges were the stunning art and graphics, with the same style woven throughout the edition. Featured artist Maddie Craven, a graduate of Chipola and the University of Florida, created the series of 10 fashion croquis-style renderings of famous male protagonists as female. Ms. Craven created this series in an Advanced Placement Art class under Dr. Jerri Benton at Marianna High School. Craven says, By visualizing these strong males as equally strong females, I think we can come to shift our perspective on gender. We can come to see people as complex souls exist ing inside, outside, and in spite of the gender binary. We can come to see that, if these sto ries were written with female protagonists instead of males, they probably wouldnt be so different. Another judge stated, The to single out superior articles; those on vocabulary and death in the classroom were cited as especially noteworthy. Myers explains, We wanted to make as much room as possible for as many strong voices as we cludes educational research, an interview with DonorsChoose. org founder Charles Best, les son plans, scripts, poems, short stories and more. We thought it was especially important to include student voices in this edition, so there is an entire section of student work from our district and around the state. Several Chipola students also submitted their work, and some of them were published too. We think the journal is in teresting, informative, and en tertaining, and thats what we were going for. Dr. Pam Rentz, Chipola Vice President of Instruction, said, We are so proud of Ms. Myers, the English Education students Allison Brown, Mel ody Holt, and Mary Johnson, featured artist and Chipola alumna Maddie Craven, and Chipola students Kathrine Al derman, Hayden Church, and Morgan Johnson who also had their work published in this journal. The vision of Ms. Myers and her students, along with their editorial decisions, has resulted in a powerful, in formative publication for Eng lish teachers across Florida and the nation. The Chipola group will attend the NCTE national convention in No vember to accept the award for the publication. Dr. Pam Rentz is an FCTE board member. Carrie Dunkle Perry, a native of Marianna and English teacher at Prew Academy in Sarasota, is Presi dent of the FCTE. The Florida Council of Teachers of English (FCTE)
AUGUST 1, 2018 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 13 LETSPOWERSAFETY If you feel tingling in the water, it might out of the water We value your membership. We value you. MONU M ENTS, INC. CUMBAA Let us help create a lasting tribute for your loved one. MONUMENTS, MEMORIALS, & ALL CEMETERY WORK COMPARE OUR PRI C ES! CALL Janet Cumbaa Taylor (850) 447-0315 (850) 674-8449 email@example.com 19041 SR 20 W., BLOUNTSTOWN SERVING NW FL SINCE 1963 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. ...Because the greatest gift you can give your loved one is peace of mind. Call Todd today for a free pre-planning consul tation. We accept pre-arranged contracts from 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 For a list of tv stations carrying the live debates visit:www.DebateFlorida.com Florida voters face an important decision in the race for Florida Governor. Read continuing coverage in this newspaper and tune-in to the statewide debate to learn more about the candidates and where they stand on the issues that matter the most to you. rfntb J OURNAL THE CALHOUNLIBERTY } OBITUARIES TERRY SKIPPER MARIANNA Terry Skipper, 81, of Marianna, passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2018. He was born in Lavern, AL, Aug. 26, 1936 to the late Bowie and Lexie Rabon Skipper. He worked for Ferrins Tree Service as a tree surgeon for 38 years. Survivors include his son, Timothy S. Skipper of Grand Ridge; a daughter, Tammy Marie Do bek of Marianna; three grandchildren, Stephanie Hagan, Ashley Dobek and Madison Cricket Skipper; and two brothers, Tommy Skipper of Middlebrook, AL and James Skipper of Alabama. Memorialization will be by cremation. Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. BILLY J. ADKINS ALTHA Billy J. Adkins, 77, of Altha, passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2018 in Panama City. Born in Altha, Nov. 8, 1940, he was the son of the late George W. and Phronia Baggett Adkins. He was superintendent for the Calhoun County Road Depart ment for 40 years. He attended Rivertown Commu nity Church. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Pete Adkins, Jimmy Adkins and William Daniel Adkins; and a sister, Doris Freeman. Survivors include his wife, Diane Varnum Ad kins; his daughter, Rhonda OBryan and her husband, Kevin of Altha; granddaughter, Rena Baggett and her husband, Hunter of Altha; brothers, Carl Adkins, Buddy Adkins, James Earl Adkins and Bobby A. Ad kins, all of Altha, and George A. Adkins and his wife, Doris of Marianna; a brother-in-law, Clifford Varnum of Altha; his sister, Carolyn OBrien and her husband, Jeff of Blountstown; sister-in-law, Hilda Bailey of Al tha; and a host of nieces, nephews and other extended family. Services were held Sunday, July 29 at Adams Fu neral Home with Rev. Dustin Maupers and Rev. Clint Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. WALTER CRACKER/ BO KING, JR. CHATTAHOOCHEE Walter Cracker/ Bo King, Jr., 89, of Chattahoochee passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018. He was born on March 2, 1929 in Pelham, GA, one of six children born to Walter King, Sr. and Harriet Ross King. On Feb. 15, 1956, he married Erris Scrap Mc Millian and to this union two daughters were born. His primary job was as a cook at Florida State Hospital (FSH) for over four decades. ing became his primary job. poles and a boot on the back was a familiar sight to many residents of Chattahoochee. In September 2011, he made the front page of the Twin City News in an article entitled The One that Almost Got Away! The article noted he completion in 1957. Although his formal education was limited, countless individuals have recalled how they and animated stories of life lessons that he shared with them. He was quick-witted, very outspoken, kind, generous and always willing to help others. He began to study the Bible with Jehovahs Wit nesses and truly loved what he was learning. So much so, he began sharing with others the things he was learning. Before his death, he was taking steps to become one of Jehovahs Witnesses. He was preceded in death on Oct. 24, 2011 by his wife of 55 years, Erris Scrap McMillian, two sisters and one brother. Survivors include his daughters, Luvert King of Chattahoochee and Elease Jackson and her hus band, Fletcher of Titusville; four grandchildren, Marcia Smith of Tallahassee, Jameiah Jackson of Orlando, Devenah Jackson of Titusville and Kaylah Jackson of Orlando; sisters, Johnnie Mae Daniels of Sneads and Delorise King of Chat tahoochee; and a host of beloved and cherished nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Services were held Saturday, July 14 at King dom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses in Chatta hoochee. Crawford & Moultry Funeral Home of Chatta hoochee was in charge of arrangements. CHRISTINE MCMANN POPE CHATTAHOOCHEE Christine McMann Pope, 52, of Chattahoochee, passed away Friday, July 13, 2018. She was born on March 4, 1966 to Major and Evelene Pittman McMann in Quincy. She attended the public schools of Gadsden County. For many years, she worked in the food service industry until she became disabled. She became a member of the New Jerusalem Church of God in Chattahoochee under the leadership of the now late Bishop Willie L. Raines, Sr., where she accepted Christ as her per sonal Lord and Savior in her younger years. She later moved her membership to Greater Bethel Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Kevin Wells. She was a loving person and she never met a and kept everybody laughing. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Gregory McMann and Larry McMann; and three sisters, Katie Mae Ross, Maxine Newton and Delores Smith. Survivors left to cherish her love and memories in their hearts are her daughters, Shanika Young and Delacia White, both of Tallahassee; three brothers: Rev. Major Highman and his wife, Sarah of St. Au gustine, Samuel McMann of Gainesville and Stanley Nealy of Tallahassee; four sisters,: Evangelist Sharon McMillon and her husband, Roderick and Michelle McCollough and her husband, Lewis, both of Chat tahoochee, Gendell Holden of Tallahassee and Sher rina McMann of New Orleans, LA; one aunt, Elouise Lewis of Tallahassee; one uncle, Willie Fred Hatten of Tampa; seven grandchildren, Christopher Cope land, DeJa Copeland, Nykerria Kerr, Davian Sims, Nicholas Kerr, Jr., Dariel Godfrey and Trophy Bald win, Jr., all of Tallahassee; and a host of nieces, neph ews, other relatives, several godchildren and loving friends. Services were held Saturday, July 21 at United New Jerusalem Church in Mt. Pleasant. Crawford & Moultry Funeral Home of Chattahoochee were in charge of arrangements. KEEP READING! Obituaries are continued on page 15.
Page 14 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 1, 2018 NOTICE OF CDBG SECOND PUBLIC HEARING CITY OF BRISTOL Aviso de CDBG segundo audiencia pblica Para contacto con traduccin en Espaol telfono (850) 643-2261 The Bristol City Council will conduct a second public hearing to obtain comments on the proposed application to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) for a federal FY 2017 Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) of up to $650,000. The CDBG grant will include replacement of a potable main line on County Road 12 South from south of State the City would also like to replace and relocate the existing 2 waterline running parallel to SR 20 from Walnut St. to Johnson Rd. to Low/Moderate Income Persons because it will improve City where the majority of residents are in the very low/low/ moderate income range. There will be no displacement of households or businesses as a result of this project. Durwood Stewart, Chairman Robin Hatcher, City Clerk WATER REHAB/REPLACE .............................................$562,000 ENGINEERING ................................................................$ 36,000 ADMINISTRATION ...........................................................$ 52,000 TOTAL .............................................................................$650,000 To obtain or review a draft of the CDBG application, contact Robin Hatcher, City Clerk, at (850) 643-2261 or at City Hall, 12444 NW Virginia Weaver St., Bristol, FL 32321, e-mail rmh. firstname.lastname@example.org, during the hours of 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Written comments will be accepted by Ms. Hatcher until the August 13, 2018, the submission deadline date. The CDBG public hearing will be held during the August 6, 2018 City Council meeting that begins at 6:30 p.m. ET at City Hall. The meeting is being conducted in a handicapped accessible location. Any person wishing to attend the meeting and requiring an interpreter or special accommodations for disabilities should contact Robin Hatcher (or call 711 for the Florida Relay Service for hearing impaired TTY/TDD) at least two business days prior to the meeting. The Liberty County Board of County Commissioners proposes to adopt an ordinance affecting the use of land by adopting small scale land use map amenmdent. LIBERTY COUNTY ORDINANCE NO. 2018-02 AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA, ADOPTING COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENTS, AS REQUIRED BY CHAPTER 163, FLORIDA STATUTES, AMENDING AND UPDATING THE 2012-2025 COMPRE HENSIVE PLAN FUTURE LAND USE MAP; PROVIDING FOR PUR POSE AND INTENT, PROVIDING FOR APPLICABILITY AND EF FECT, AND SEVERABILTY, AND A COPY ON FILE, AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. The amendment changes the following described parcel of real property located to-wit: The Eastern 20.0 Acres of Parcel 018-1S-5W-00106-000 North of Hwy 20, West of Hos ford in Section 18, Township 1 South and Range 5 West, located on Woodman of the World Road from Agricultural Land Use to Mixed Use Rural Residential Use. The Liberty County Local Plan ning Agency will hold a Public Hearing on the ordinance on THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 2018 at 6:00P.M., at the Courthouse. The Liberty County Commis sion will hold a Public Hearing on the ordinance and take ac tion to adopt on THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 2018 at 6:30 p.m., or imme diately after the Local Planning Agency meeting. 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 record of these proceedings, and for this purpose such person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the ap peal is to be based. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE USE OF LAND Liberty County Florida QUALIFYING OPENS SOON FOR 2018 CITY OF BRISTOL ELECTION of Bristol election scheduled for November 13, 2018. Council members. Each of these seats will serve a 2 year term. The positions that candidates will be vying for are currently held by Council members Durwood Woody Stewart and John Ritter. Their current terms will expire on December 31, 2018. QUALIFYING WILL BE HELD: AUGUST 20 AUGUST 23, 2018 at Bristol City Hall, 12444 NW Virginia G. Weaver St., during regular business hours. The books are scheduled to close on October 15, 2018 for registering to vote in this election. Durwood Stewart, Chairman Robin Hatcher, City Clerk BOTTOM FROM LEFT: Kevin and Karen Peddie and their pontoon boat. Carton for weigh-in. JOHNNY EUBANKS PHOTOS FROM LEFT: Winners Bill Barns, Carton Rogers, Jamie Lee and Jensen Lee. Its VerY Wise to Advertise Make the most of your business with a JOB ad in The Calhoun-Liberty JOURNAL PHONE (850) 643-3333 email@example.com
AUGUST 1, 2018 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 15 STARSCOPE Aug. 1 Aug. 7, 2018 FOR SALE Glider chair, $50; older desk, good condition, four drawers, $10. 8-1, 8-8 Dish towel holder, four shelves, $8; three tables, $60. Call (850) 447-5977. 8-1, 8-8 The Calhoun-Liberty Ministry Center in Blountstown is grow ing. Stop in and see our large selection of $1 or less. (850) 6741818. UFN VEHICLES 2003 Chevy Subur ban, one owner, heated seats, 8 passenger, 3rd row seats, towing package, Michelin tires, good condition, high way miles, $6,000. Call or text (850) 209-5192 or call land line at (850) 762-4842. 8-1, 8-8 2015 Dodge Charger, Rally Sport, red, 18,000 miles, asking payoff of $22,463.57. Call (850) 643-6225. 8-1, 8-8 2004 Ford F250, die sel with lift kit, motor has less than 100,000 miles, transmission has less than 20,000 miles, $12,000 OBO. 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CLASSIFIEDS To place your ad, call (850) 643-3333 by noon ET on Monday. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks. ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 GEMINI May 22/Jun 21 CANCER Jun 22/Jul 22 LEO Jul 23/Aug 23 VIRGO Aug 24/Sept 22 LIBRA Sept 23/Oct 23 SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22 SAGITTARIUS Nov 23/Dec 21 CAPRICORN Dec 22/Jan 20 AQUARIUS Jan 21/Feb 18 PISCES Feb 19/Mar 20 utilities included Mexican Restaurant 643-7740 FOR RENT BLOUNTSTOWN BRISTOL ...FROM THE JOURNAL CLASSIFIEDS! ADOPT A PET FOR RENT BLOUNTSTOWN AND BRISTOL CALL Art Lewis (850) 451-0543 $ 27 $ 45 $ 75 $ 90 M & W SELF STORAGE RENTALS Call 762-9555, 447-0871 or 762-8597 7 days a week service NO DEPOSIT UFN F RENT B BR 2 BA Mobile home located 6 miles north on Hwy. 69 N. Damage & clean Water, sewer, and grass cutting provided. NO PETS, APPLICATION & REFERENCES ARE REQUIRED 556-3173 UFN Aug. 11 at 4 p.m. (CT) (Second Saturday of every month) AUCTION (850) 643-7740 Col. James W. Copeland AB1226/AU0001722 8-1, 8-8-18 Public is invited. FREE SETUP FOR YARD SALE EVERY SATURDAY. 2 BR 1 BA Mobile Home $ 400/RENT $ 300 / DEPOSIT LARGE KITCHEN AND LARGE LIVING ROOM WITH NEW CURTAINS, COVERED FRONT PORCH NO PETS 363-2849 BRISTOL FOR RENT LIBERTY COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REQUEST FOR SEALED BIDS 1 ea 48 kW LP Gas, 120/240 Volt, Single-Phase Generator 1 ea 200 Amp Automatic Transfer Switch 1 ea Distribution Panel and Wiring AC Only System (No Heat) for IT the dispatch room 1 ea Utility Power from existing 200 Amp Breaker in Main Panel to Generator Automatic Transfer Switch 1 ea Concrete Slab for Generator 1 ea 500 Gallon LP Gas Tank, All parts and labor for a complete installed system Place bids in a sealed envelope marked SEALED BID. All Sealed Bids must be received by Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Submit bids to Liberty County 911, P.O. Box 399, Bristol, FL 32321. 643-4960, Liberty County 911. 7-25, 8-1 INVITATION TO BID LIBERTY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS The Liberty County Fire Services Department will be accepting bids to build Here are the following specs: sides with vertical panels; close both ends with vertical panels; 3 garage garage doors; 3 walk in doors @ 36 x 80, 1 door in the front, 1 door in the back, and 1 door on the side of building; electric for outlets and lights throughout the building. The Liberty County Board of County Commissioners will receive sealed bids on the above building. Bids will be 10818 NW SR 20 Courthouse, P.O. Box 399, Bristol, FL 32321 until 4:00 P.M. Eastern Time on August 9, 2018. (BIDS MUST BE MARKED SEALED BID FOR Estiffanulga Fire Station ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE ENVELOPE). Bids will be opened at the August 9, 2018 Regular Board Meeting at 6:00 P.M. E.S.T. The Liberty County Board of County Commissioner reserves the right to waive informalities in any bid, to accept and/or reject any or all bids, and to accept the bid that in their judgment will be in the best interest of Liberty County. Please contact Brian Eddins, Fire Services Director at (850) 596-4157 for any information. 7-25, 8-1 LEGAL NOTICES Miss a recent news article? CLJ N ews .COM Catch up online at BRISTOL William Johnny Roberson, 66, of Bristol, passed away Monday, July 30, 2018 in Tallahassee. He was born on Dec. 10, 1951 in Marianna to Billy Roberson and Elizabeth Bragg Roberson. He had lived in Bristol since 1995, coming from Chattahoochee. He was a re tired Forest Ranger with the State of Florida with 27 years of service. He truly loved his grandchil gardening and listening to music by the band, The Eagles. He was also an avid Florida State Seminole fan. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Grand Ridge. He was preceded in death by a brother, Andy Roberson. Survivors include his parents, Billy and Elizabeth Roberson of Bristol; two daughters, Jennifer Hudgins of Bristol and Amber Roberson and her husband, Regi nald of Greenwood; two sons, Domingo Guevara of Bristol and Braison Pate of Altha; eight grand children, Mady Guevara, Ayden Hudgins, Waylon Hudgins, Evan Jones, T.J., Xavier, Kamari, and Kaison McNealy; one brother, Mike Roberson and his wife, Patri cia of Metairie, LA; three sisters, Sue Wold and her husband, Walt of Bristol, Glenda Stevens and her husband, Mike of Blountstown and Ann Robeck and her husband, Mike of Havana; and numerous nieces and nephews, to whom he was affectionately known as Un cle Dunk. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the fu neral home. Services will be held Thursday, Aug. 28 at 2 p.m. ET at Peavy Funeral Home with Rev. rialization will be by cremation. and donations. Donations can be made to the charity of your choice. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements OBITUARIES continued from page 13 WILLIAM JOHNNY ROBERSON
Page 16 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 1, 2018 VOTE Doyle BROWN for Liberty County Commission, District 4 Political advertisement paid for and approved by Doyle Brown for Liberty County Commission, District 4. ( 850 ) 643-6337 If elected I will work diligently with my fellow citizens and elected officials to improve our beloved Liberty County. Keep Ken Hosford Early voting is Aug. 13-25, General Election will be Aug. 28. YOU CAN FOLLOW M Y CAMPAIGN PAGE ON FACEBOOK: WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/ KENHOSFORD4JUDGE My Daddy was Ike Hosford. He died during way As the years have passed by, I have tried to follow these simple, common-sense principles. Political advertisement paid for and approved by Ken Hosford for Judge AUG 28 VOTE THEN HE SAID: AND THREE MORE THINGS: Social Security District Manager in Marianna While it may be best known for retirement, Social Security is also here to help you get back to work if you are dis abled. For millions of peo ple, work isnt just a source of income, its a vital part of who they are it gives them purpose and pride its a connec tion to community. If youre getting So cial Security disability news for you. Social Securitys work incen tives and Ticket to Work programs can help you if youre interested in working. Special rules make it possible for people receiving Social Secu Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to work and still receive monthly payments. The Ticket to Work program may help you if youd like to work. You can receive: bilitation; support. Work incentives in clude: work; work; and training, and rehabilita tion to start a new line of work. If youre receiving Social Security dis let us know right away when you start or stop working, or if any other change occurs that could If you returned to work, but you cant con tinue working because of your medical condition, again you may not have Read more about the Ticket to Work program at www.socialsecurity. gov/pubs/EN-05-10095. pdf. Fall Registration Aug. 16-17 Classes Begin Aug. 20