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Title: Jackson County Floridan
Alternate title: Sunday Floridan
Portion of title: Floridan
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Creator: Jackson County Floridan
Publisher: Chipola Pub. Co.
Place of Publication: Marianna Fla
Creation Date: February 23, 2012
Publication Date: 1934-
Frequency: daily (except saturday and monday)[<1979-1995>]
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Marianna (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jackson County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Jackson -- Marianna
Coordinates: 30.776389 x -85.238056 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 8, no. 13 (Sept. 7, 1934)-
General Note: "Independent."
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Vol.89 No.39


Local schools recieve awards


MARK IKINNLR/HLURIUAN
Jackson Alternative School Principal Jeff Bryant, Malone School Assistant Principal Connie
Brisolara and Sneads High School Principal Laurence Pender accepted their schools silver
awards from Superintendant Lee Miller on Tuesday.


BY LAUREN DELGADO
Idelgjd cO'llorllaridn cojm
Local schools received awards from the
district commending them on their vol-
unteer programs during the School Board
meeting Tuesday night.
Fourteen schools received the Golden
School Award: Cottondale Elementary
School, F. M. Golson Elementary School,
Graceville Elementary School, Graceville
High School. Grand Ridge School, Hope
School, lackson Alternative School, Jack-
son County Early Childhood Programs,
Jackson County School at Sunland, Malo-
ne School, Marianna High School, River-
side Elementary School, Sneads Elemen-
tary School, Sneads High School.
SThis award commemorates the schools'
volunteer program. Any type of vol-
unteering counts, from mentoring to
advocating.
From running concession stands to buy-
ing things for different school organiza-
tions, the parents do a lot for Cottondale


Awards
Golden School Award: Cottondale
Elementary School, F. M. Golson Elemen-
tary School, Graceville Elementary School,
Graceville High School, Grand Ridge
School, Hope School. Jackson Alternative
School, Jackson County Early Childhood
Programs. Jackson County School at
Sunland, Malone School, Mananna High
School, Riverside Elementary School,
Sneads Elementary School, Sneads High
School, "
$11ver School Award: Jackson Alterna-
tive School, Malone School, Sneads High
School.
Five Star School Award; F. M. Golson
Elementary School and Hope School.

Elementary School, said Zanda Warren,
the school's assistant principal, curricu-
lum specialist and volunteer coordinator.
See AWARDS, Page 5A


GODSP'ipola



Performingat Chipola
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Dylan Bass
(with guitar)
and other
Godspell cast
members
performed
jn a sneak
preview of
the show at
Tuesday's
meeting of
the Chipola
Regional Arts
Association.
The musical
opens Feb.
29.


MARK SKINNER/FLORIDAN


Performance opens Feb. 29
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
dbuckhalter@jcfloridan.com
Dylan Bass first appeared on the
Chipola College stage in a real-life dra-
ma last spring he and his theater-
major sweetheart got married there.
And now, inspired by his bride, Bass
will make his acting debut on.the same
stage next Wednesday. He'll play Judas
in "Godspell," which opens Feb. 29, for
,a four-night run and a Sunday matinee
to wrap up the show. He also takes a
turn as John the Baptist.
His wife, Courtney Haile Bass, is a
veteran of the Chipola stage. Theater
Director Charles Sirmon said she may
have been in more shows there than


almost anyone else. She started act-
ing for Sirmon when she was still a
student at Marianna High School and
dual-enrolled at Chipola. She was in al-
most every show Sirmon put on for the
next few years and continues to be very
involved as a supporter.
A hairstylist at Lemon Squeeze, she
has created character hairstyles for
the actors and actresses in, a number
of Chipola's productions. For instance,
for "How To Succeed In Business With-
out Really Trying," she was called on
to sweep a theater friend's hair up in a
challenging 1960's.beehive,
She said her husband caught the
acting bug during their courtship and
subsequent marriage, a union that has
included many date nights centered


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Marianna St. Patrick's


Day festival nears


BY LAUREN DELGADO
Idelgado@jcfloridan.com
The Marianna St. Patrick's Day festi-
val and fire truck pull is still about three
weeks away, but there are a number of
different ways people can get involved.
-The event will beheld from 1 to 6 p.m.
on March 17 at Madison Street Park.
"It's a way to get people downtown to
socialize and have a good time," said
Charlotte Brunner, Main Street director.
Instead of bed races, a fire truck pull
will be held. Teams of 10 people will be
timed to see how long it takes them to
pull a fire truck 20 feet. Whichever team


makes it 20 feet in the shortest amount
of time will win. Prizes and trophies will
be given out. The registration fee for this
event is $15 per team member, which
includes a T-shirt.
There's also space for a number of arts.
and crafts and food vendors during the.
event. The Bittersweet Blues Band will
provide live entertainment.
"I think they do a great job and I'm
always looking for new talent, and they.
reinvented their band," Brunner said of
the band.
In addition, a blow-up slide and
See FESTIVAL, Page 5A


around theatre.
."At some point he told me he regret-
ted not doing something like that in
high school himself," she recalled. "I
told him 'Hey, cyou can do it now. You
can do it at Chipola.' I didn't push,.but
I did encourage, so I'm excited for him.
I told him, 'I'm going to live it through
you,' because I enjoyed every moment
I spent in Chipola theatre. Itold him tb
really take in everything, because this
is an experience and a time in your life
that won't come again."
Sometime during the run, the couple,
plaris to go out to dinner with other"
cast,members and alumni after the
show.
See GODSPELL, Page 5A


Grand



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charge



dropped

BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
'dbuckhalter@jcfloridan.com
A former employee of a local McDon-
ald's fast food restaurant says she plans
to pursue litigation seeking lost wages
and other compensation
for damages she feels
she suffered because
of a grand theft charge
that was filed against
her in early 2010. The
charge was subsequently
Brown-Barkley dropped, the state filing
its intention to do so in
paperwork dated September 2010.
But, informing the Floridan this
Wednesday that the charge had been
dropped that year, Ashley Chante
Brown-Barkley says she had by then suf-
fered significant personal and profes-
sional damage because of the incident
and that the fallout continues.
Authorities leveled the grand theft
charge in January 2010, based on.allega-
tions dating to 2009, when Barkley's last
name was still Brown.
The office of State Attorney Shad
Redmon filed the charging document,
See DROPPED, Page 5A


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James McGrath's performance brought the crowd to its feet during the Homecoming Week
talent show at Chipola College Wednesday. Leah Page took first place in the competition and
won $125. Lizzie Mathis got second and $100. Players Club members Leah Page, Brett Floyd,
Sierra Hill, Ashleigh Stowe and Josh Tetlo took third place and $75. There were three best-of
winners and they received $50. Sierra Hill won best female, Blake Collins won best male and
best band went to Nick Ratzlaff, Travis Bontrager and Preston Skipper.


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TODAY
S)St. Anne Thrift Store Brown Bag Sale Feb.
14-28 at 4285 Second Ave. in Marianna. All clothing
that can fit in a brown bag: $4. Hours: 9 a.m. to 1
p.m. Tuesday and Thursdays.
Hope School Black History Month Program
As part of the school's week-lpng celebration, at
9:30 a.m. in the cafeteria, class preseritationswill
feature important black women. Public welcome.
) Marianna Kiwanis Club meeting 11:15 a.m.
to 12:30 p.m. at Jim's Buffet & Grill. Guest speaker:
U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland II.
a Farm Bill Listening Session -1:30 to 3:30
p.m. at the Jackson County Agriculture Conference
Center, Room B, Pennsylvania Avenue in Marianna.
U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland ll will meet with local
agriculture leaders to discuss upcoming farm bill
legislation.
n Free Tax Preparation/E-filing AARP Tak-Aide
is available, by appointment only, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
at the Jackson County Agriculture Offices, 2741
'Pennsylvania Ave. in Marianna. Call 482-9620 (8:30
a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) for an appointment.
D City of Marianna neighborhood meeting 5
to 7 p.m. at Marianna Church of God, 2791Jefferson
St Hosted by the City of Marianna, speakers will
discuss energy efficiency, affordable housing and
available incentives for the weatherization program:
Others will be available after the meeting with
information on municipal services, library programs,
after-school activities, Jackson County Health *
Dept. services and'more. Door prizes awarded. Call
482-2786.
) Free Yoga Class 5:30 p.m. at Chipola Fitness
Center, 4230 Lafayette St. in Marianna. Mats'
provided. Offered in partnership with the Jackson
County Health Department's Closing the Gap
program. Call 482-6221.
) Graceville Garden Club Table Games
*Fundraiser 6 to 9 p.m. in the Graceville Civic
Center, featuring Mexican doriinoes, hand and foot
canasta, Bunco, bridge and others if requested.
Required donation: $10 per person. Reservations
required by Feb. 21(no walk-ins); call 263-3951. ,
Funds raised will be used for beautification projects
in downtown Graceville.
n Alcoholics Anonymous Closed discussion,
8 to 9 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2901
Caledonia St., Marianna, in.the AA room. Attendance
limited to persons with a desire.to stop drinking.

FRIDAY
a Marianna Garden Club tree sale Feb. 24-25,
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or until trees sell out. Two locations:
Grocery Outlet (4230 Lafayette St.) and Beall's
Qutlet (4743 Highway 90). Dogwoods and crepe
myrtles available, $1 each (cash only). Call 482-
4756 for advance orders. Proceeds promote garden-
ing and beautification projects in Marianna.
n Free Employability workshops "Budgeting
Workshop," 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; "Employ Florida
Marketplace," 10 to 11 a.m.; "Computer Basics 101,"
1:30 to 2:30 p.m.; and "Spanish Workshop:' 3 to 4
p.m..at the Marianna One Stop Career Center.'Call
718-0326 to register..
a Small Business seminar 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at
Chipola College. To register for "Marketing Series,


Community Calenda
Part 2: Marketing on the Internet and Using Social
Media," visit http://bit.ly/CCSeminar. Cost: $30.
For information, call 718-2441, email seversone@
chipola.edu or visit Building M, Office 208A.
) Senior Singles Get-Together -6 to 8 p:m. near
the floral department of Winn-Dixie in Marianna.
Single seniors age 50 and older are encouraged
to get acquainted, form friendships. Games, food,
prizes and a guest speaker are planned. No charge;
donations accepted (proceeds fund charitable
endeavors of Marianna's Gathering Place Founda-
tion). Call 526-4561.
n Black History Month celebration 6:30 p.m.
in Chipola College Art Center, with ayouth bratori-
cal contest and guest speaker, Dr. Rufus Woods of
Panama City. Dinner will be served. Public welcome.
n Celebrate Recovery 7 p.m. at Evangel Worship
Center, 2645 Pebble Hill Road in Marianna. Adult,
teen meetings to "overcome hurts, habits and .
hang-ups:' Dinner: 6 p.m. Child care available. Call
209-7856, 573-1131.
p Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting 8 to
9 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St: in Marianna.

SATURDAY
a Yard Sale fundraiser 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the
Jackson County Health Department, corner of
Caverns and Russell roads in Marianna. Friends of
the JCHD Relay for Life team will have clothes, toys,
shoes, electronics, dishes and more for sale. All
proceeds go to the American Cancer Society.
) Marianna Garden Club tree sale Feb. 24-25,
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or until trees sell out. Two locations:
Grocery Outlet (4230 Lafayette St.) and Beall's
Outlet (4743 Highway 90). Dogwoods and crepe
myrtles available, $1 each (cash only). Call 482-
4756 for advance orders. Proceeds promote garden-
ing and beautification projects in Marianna.
Run for Your Life 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile
'Fun Run 9 a.m. (8 a.m. registration, $20 per
person), race starts and ends at Madison Street
Park in downtown Marianna. Race details at www.
runningmoms.org. Hosted by Signature HealthCare
at the Courtyard. Call 526-2000. Race proceeds
benefit Relay for Life.
) Turkey Shoot fundraiser -1 p.m. at AMVETS
Post 231, north of Fountain (east side of U.S. 231,
just south of CR 167). Cost: $2 a shot. Call 850-722-
0291.
) Alcoholics.Anonymous open meeting 4:30
to 5:30 p.m. in the AA room of First United Method-
ist Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.
D Marianna Pageants 6 p.m. in the Marianna
High School Auditorium. The 2012 Little Miss
Marianna, Junior Miss Marianna and Miss Marianna
will be crowned.
a 50th anniversary Falling Waters State Park
- "Among These Hills: The Works of E.W. Carswell"
will be presented at 6:30 p.m. in the Blue Lake
Community Center, 1865 Highway 77 in Chipley.
Free event. Call 850-638-6130; visit www.friendsof
fallingwaters.org.

SUNDAY
Classical Vocal Concert 4 p.m. at St. Luke's


Episcopal Church in Marianna. Chipola College
alumni Rebecca Boggs and John Baumer perform
a vocal concert of classical favorites. Admission is
free, but donations collected will help fund the pair's
upcoming study abroad trip to Germany.
n Alcoholics Anonymous closed discussion
-7 6:30 p.m., 4349 W. Lafayette St. in Marianna (in
one-story building behind 4351W. Lafayette St.).
Attendance limited to persons with a desire to stop
drinking.

MONDAY
Free Employability workshops "Interview
Workshop:' 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., and "Resume
Workshop:' 10 to 11 a.m. at the Marianna One Stop
Career Center. Call 718-0326 to register.
) Orientation 10:30 a.m. at the Goodwill Career
Training Center, 4742 Highway 90 in Marianna. Reg-
ister for free job placement and computer training
classes and learn about services offered to people
with disadvantages/disabilities. Call 526-0139.
) Ribbon Cutting Noon at North Florida
Women's Care, 4297 Third Ave. in Marianna. Jack-
son County Chamber of Commerce will conduct
a ribbon cutting ceremony for'Dr. Alex Franz. Call
877-7241 or 482-8060.
) Lions Club of Marianna meeting Noon at
Jim's Buffet & Grill in Marianna. Call 482 2005.
)) Blood Drive Southeastern Community Blood'
Center mobile unit is at Marianna Walmart, 1:30
to 5 p.m.; or give blood at the SCBC office: 2503
Commercial Park Drive in Marianna, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday-Friday. Call 526-4403.
Alford Community organization meeting 6
p.m. in the Alford Community Center. New members
from Alford, surrounding.communities invited to
join. Call 579-4482, 638-4900 or 579-5173.
) Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting 8 to
9 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St., Marianna.

TUESDAY
n Today is the deadline to apply for spring gradu-
ation (all degrees) at Chipola College. Call718-2211
or visit www.chipola.edu.
) St. Anne Thrift Store Brown Bag Sale Feb.
14-28 at 4285 Second Ave. in Marianna. All clothing
that can fit in a brown bag: $4. Hours: 9 a.m. to I
p.m. Tuesday andThursdays.
n Free Internet/Email class (Part 2),- 11 a.m. to
3 p.m. at Goodwill Industries Career Training Center,
4742 Highway 90 in Marianna. Call 526-0139.
) Sewing Circle -1 p.m. at Jackson County Senior
Citizens, 2931 Optimist Drive in Marianna. Call
482-5028.
) Grand Opening 4to 5 p.m. at Chipola MedSpa,
2946 Jefferson St. in Marianna. Dr. Murali Krishna
invites the public to the grand opening/open house
and the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce rib-'
bon cutting ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Light, healthy re-
freshments will be served, tours offered, door prizes
awarded, and there will be demos by the Obagi Skin
Care representative. Call 1-855-424-4765.
) Free Employability workshop "2012 Job Mar-
ket Predictions," 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Marianna
One Stop Career Center. Call 718-0326 to register.


The submission deadline for this calendar is two days before publication. Submitto: Community Calendar, Jackson County Floridan, P. O. Box 520, Marianna, FL 32447,
email editorial@jcfloridan.com, fax 850-482-4478 or bring items to 4403 Constitution Lanein Marianna.


Police Roundup


MARIANNA POLICE
The Marianna Police De-
partment listed the following
incidents for Feb. 21, the latest


available
report: One
accident with
no injury, one
suspicious
vehicle, one
suspicious


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CRIME
4 z I --- -


person, three verbal distur-
bances, one burglar alarm, 15
traffic stops, one larceny com-
plaint, one criminal mischief
complaint, one illegally parked
vehicle, one noise disturbance,
two animal complaints, one as-
sist of another agency and one
public service call.


JACKSON COUNTY
SHERIFF'S OFFICE
The Jackson County Sheriff's
Office and county Fire/Rescue
'reported the following incidents
for Feb. 21, the latest available
report. (Some of these calls may
be related to after-hours calls
Taken on behalf of Graceville
and'Cottondale Police depart-
ments): Two traffic accidents-
one with entrapment, six aban-
doned vehicles, one reckless
driver, six suspicious vehicles,
three suspicious incidents, two
suspicious persons, three high-
way obstructions, one report
of mental illness, one struc-
tural burglary, two burglaries
of vehicles, three fire calls, one


prowler, 13 medical calls, two
burglar alarms, 13 traffic stops,
five larceny complaints, one
criminal mischief complaint,
two animal complaints, one as-
sist of a motorist or pedestrian,
two assists of other agencies,
two public service calls, one
transport and one threat/ha-
rassment complaint.


JACKSON COUNTY
CORRECTIONAL FACILITY
The following persons were
booked into the county jail dur-
ing the latest reporting periods:
) Scott Schrelber, 24, 3024
Five Points Road, Cottondale,
hold for Bay Co.


) Maurice Bennett, 25, 2406
Maybury Lane, Marianna,
awaiting transport to DOC.
) Gary Murphy, 31, 3070 Cart-
ers Mill Road, Marianna, await-
ing transport to DOC.
) Willie Wilson, 43, 1236 Clear-
view Lane, Graceville, hold for
Keaton.
) Joshua Blackman, 19, 2048
Rudd Road, Cottondale, posses-
sion of mrarijuana-less than 20
grams.

JAIL POPULATION: 199


To report a crime, call CrimeStoppers
at 526-5000 or a local law enforcement
agency. To report a wildlife violation, call
1-888-404-FWCC (3922).


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Results announced for cattle show and sale


From staff reports

The results of the 2012
Fed Cattle Show and Sale,
sponsored by the Jackson
County Cattlemen's Asso-
ciation, are as follows:
Grand Champion honors
went to Wilton Pittman of
the Dayspring 4-H.
Reserve Champion hon-
ors went to Preston Nich-
ols of Graceville FFA.
Other winners in class
competitions were Gerri
Hardin and Alan Toole,
both of the Sneads FFA.
The 11 steers in the com-
petition sold for an average
of $1.51 per pound. An-
derson Columbia bought
the Grand Champion for
$2,500. Waste Manage-
ment bought the Reserve
for $2,000.
A Weight Gain contest
sponsored by Jackson


County Farm Bureau was
also held. First place went
to Taylor Strauss of the
Marianna FFA. Strauss
raised an animal that
gained an average of 4.70
pounds a day.
Second place went to the
Country Bumpkins 4-H
Club, with an animal gain-
ing 3.87 pounds per day.
Third place went to Gerri
Hardin of the Sneads FFA,
with an animal gaining
3.31 pounds per day.
Fourth place went to
Wayne Driggers of the'
Sneads FFA, with an ani-
mal gaining 3.29 pounds
per day.
There was a tie for fifth
place, with Faith Hardin of
the Country Bumpkins and
Josie Scott of the Jackson
4-H each raising an animal
that gained an average of
3.23 pounds per day.


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MARK SKINNER/FLORIDAN
Graceville FFA's Preston Nichols keeps an eye on the judge as he shows his steer during the Jackson County Cattlemen's
Association Fed Cattle Show and Sale last week in Marianna.


Top scorers
in the
: regional
Brain Bowl
tournament:
Travis
Bontrager
(left) and
Paul Kelson.


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AtMer Brain Bowl win,


Chipola advances to state


Special to the Floridan

Chipola College won the Panhandle
Regional Brain Bowl on Feb. 11 and will
now advance to the state tournament to
be held at the College of Central Florida
in Ocala March 22-24.
Chipola was 7-0 in the regional tourna-
ment, followed by Pensacola (5-2). The
Chipola team scored 3,785 total points
and gave up only 660 in all seven rounds
of the tournament.
Paul Kelson was the top individual with
700 total points and a-100 point per game
average. Travis Bontrager was sixth over-
all averaging 35 points per game.
The results of the four regional tour-
naments are: East Central Region-first,
Seminole State College; second, College


of Central Florida A; Panhandle Region-
first, Chipola College; second, Pensacola
State College; Southern Region-first, Bro-
ward College Blue; second, Indian River
State College; West Central Region-first,
Valencia College Red; second, Pasco-Her-
nando Black.wild-card entries are: North-
west Florida State A and Gulf Coast State.
Chipola Brain'Bowl players are: Paul
Kelson, Annemarie Nichols, Travis Bon-
trager, Caroline Peacock, Adrian Carr,
Nick Ratzlaff, Katelyn Miller and William
Singleton. Chipola Brain Bowl coaches
are math professor Stan Young and vol-
unteer coach Dr. Robert Dunkle.
Chipola is the four-time defending Flor-
ida College System Activities Association
state champion.


............... ... ~Anderson is Top Employee


Chipola College
President
Dr. Gene
Prough (left)
congratulates
Steve Anderson
for being
named the
school's Career
Employee
for February.
Anderson
serves as the
Assessment
Center manager
for Public
Service and has
worked at the
college since
2007.


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Wood to speak at program


Special to the Floridan


The Chipola College
Black Student Union and
the Association of United
Professionals will host
a Black History Month
program, Friday, Feb. 24,
from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., in
the Chipola Arts Center.
Dinner will be served.
Dr. Rufus Wood of
Panama City is the guest


speaker. A prominent Missionary. Baptist Dis-
local civil rights leader trict Association of West
and pastor, Wood was Florida, and president of
honored in 2010 by the the Bay County branch of
Glenwood Community the NAACP
Center for his 25 years The public is-invited to
of dedication in bring- enjoy the free festivities
ing social justice to the and dinner, while learn-
community. Wood has ing more about Black
served as pastor of the, History.
Love Center Missionary For information, con-
Baptist Church, mod- tact Dr. Willie Spires at
erator of the Progressive 718-2232.


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Rebecca
Boggs Follow us on
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Chipola College alumni
Rebecca Boggs and John
Baumer will perform a


vocal concert of classical
favorites at St. Luke's Epis-
copal Church on Sunday,
Feb. 26, at 4 p.m.
B5 The concert is to help
S support their study abroad
trip to Germany. Currently,
Rebecca and John are near
.tra .5 completion of the under-
tira ax graduate music degrees at
Troy University.
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free, any donations will be


Chipola Associate Dean
of Fine and Performing
Arts Dr. Daniel Powell says,
"The study abroad pro-
gram will not only expose
them to a culturally rich
country, but also give them
the opportunity to see
where some of the greatest
composers and musicians
once lived and thrived."
The two students were
in Dr. Powell's first music
class he taught at Chipola.
Dr. Powell, says, "They will
be among the many gradu-


tion and we are al very
proud of them."
Chipola alumni from the
Southeast and as far away
as New York recently re-
turned to Chipola to par-
ticipate in the Show Choir
Jazzmatazz concerts.
"Chipola's strong art pro-
grams continue to unite
alumni and represent the
college beyond gradua-
tion," Powell said.
For more information,
contact Powell at powelld@
chipola.edu or 718-2257.


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Troop 170 begins work on 'Citizenship in the Nation' merit badge


Special,to the Floridan

STroop 170 met at its
aggularly scheduled meet-
ing to begin work on the
I'Citizenship in the Nation"
merit badge. The merit
badge was created in 1951
-and added to the required
-eagle requirements for the
Eagle Scout rank.
: The badge is included as
part of the personal devel-
opment study and was de-
signed to help scouts learn
'to become active citizens.
The requirements also
bring awareness and grati-
tude for their liberties and
rights.
-; The study explains and
encourages participa-
tion in government and
protecting their freedom.
at encourages defend-
ing their country and


defending rights on behalf
of all citizens.
Derk Shores, eighth-
grade history teacher at
Marianna Middle School,
spent an hour and a half
reading and discussing the
importance of the Declara-
tion of Independence, Pre-
amble to the Constitution,
The Constitution, The Bill
of Rights and Amendments
to the Constitution.
The Cobra Patrol also
learned the six functions
of government, the three
branches of federal govern-
ment and the importance
of the system of- checks
and balances. The troop
also discussed the rights,
duties and obligations of
a responsible citizen and
why responsible citizens
needed to be active in their
government.


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Student journalists use media to explore youth violence


The Associated Press

ST. PETERSBURG
T wo young girls jab
and hit one another,
grabbing at each
other's hair, swirling in an
angry tango while others
watch and yell.
,- This jarring adolescent
brawl at John Hopkins
'Middle School could
have made its way from
,YouTube onto anylocal
television news report
about school fighting or
the lack of discipline of
today's youth.
But in this case, it's the
opening scene of a profes-
4sional-quality seven-min-
ite report by an unlikely
group of journalists: Hop-
kans students themselves.
:."John Hopkins Middle
School in St. Petersburg,
lIorida, has had 18 arrests
So far this year for fighting
:and teacher battery, ac-
cording to Pinellas County
,school records," a narrator
begins.
His name is De'Qonton
Davis. He's 14. This project
was his idea.
'For years, Hopkins has
battled a reputation as
a rough place to work
and go to school, despite
its acclaimed arts mag-
net program. Stories of
'student violence captured
'headlines in 2010 after


teachers complained that
incidents were on the rise.
.In October, student arrest
figures showed a worri-
some trend: 11 student ar-
rests in two months, seven
of them within two weeks.
The student journalists
of the JHop Times began
brainstorming.
"They were talking
about how gangs and
fights and drugs start,"
De'Qonton remembers.
"I said, 'It don't start
like that. It starts from
home. That leads into the
streets, which leads into
the school. By the time
students fight, they don't
know what they're fighting
for.'"
De'Qonton's words
sparked looks of instant
recognition from his
classmates, said journal-
ism teacher Luanne Dietz:
"They all knew there was
something there."
So, with De'Qonton at
the helm as producer, a
team of 15 students start-
ed lining up interviews
and collecting video.
It was time, they decid-
ed, to tell their own story.
De'Qonton is the kind
of student for whom this
magnet program was cre-
ated 10 years ago. Called
Journeys in Journalism,
its mission was to inspire
students from high-pover-


ty, high-minority schools
to explore what it's like to
report, write and produce
the news stories happen-
ing around them.
Alexus Barnhart, 14, who
worked on the project
with De'Qonton, said the
team recognized from the
outset how important it
would be to get students
on the record talking
about why they fight.
"We wanted to get
people to open up to tell
us how it happens," Alexus
said.
They found Ayzhiah
Lawson.
"I've been in two fights
this year, 2011," the sev-
enth-grader says in the
first interview of the film.
Ayzhiah describes
"rumor" and "drama"
involving her and an-
other student someone
other kids kept telling her
wanted to fight her. "We
were just arguing, arguing,
arguing," she says on cam-
era. "I just started tagging
that girl."
The students turned
their cameras and spot-
lights on principal Barry
Brown, a leader who was
brought to Hopkins in
2010 to try to bring stu-
dent discipline under con-
trol. They talked to long-
time Hopkins geography
teacher Claire Lynch, who


was grabbed and pulled by
a student after she tried to
break up a fight between
two students in her class.
They interviewed
Hopkins' magnet school
coordinator, Michael
Vasallo, who spoke about
neighborhood disagree-
ments mushrooming into
on-campus fights.
The student filmmak-
ers captured images from
the school's hallways and
lunchroom showing chil-
dren taunting one another
with jabs and pushes as
casually as if they were
tying their shoes.
"In 2009-10, the National
Center for Education
Statistics reported double
the amount of violent
incidents in middle school
'than in high school,"
De'Qonton says in his
voice-over as the cam-
era focuses on a hallway
tussle. "In that same year,
John Hopkins had 100
arrests. Fights are a big
thing that happen at every
middle school."
Brown, who has a ten-
dency to hold the profes-
sional media at arm's
length, said he recognized
the importance of what
the students were doing.
He has become accus-
tomed to their business-
like interviews, their
professional equipment,


their hard questions. He
helped them with data
and sat for an interview,
even if it was on a topic
that haunts Hopkins. He
trusted them to get all
sides.
"I think so many times
we get caught up in the
adult perspective and
don't get a chance to
listen to how our kids see
things," Brown said.
The kids kept going.
They took their camera
beyond the campus to de-
scribe the mid-St. Peters-
burg neighborhood where
59 percent of the school's
students live. It's a neigh-
borhood, De'Qonton nar-
rates, that has "a history of
violence and crime."
"I do believe that schools
are a microcosm of soci-
ety," Brown, the principal,
says in the film, "which
means that if you put a
school in the middle of a
community, I can guaran-
tee you the things that are
going on in that commu-
nity will carry over into the
school."
Leah Clapman is manag-
ing editor of education
at PBS NewsHour online.
When she saw what
De'Qonton's team had
done with its story on
student fighting, she de-
cided to give it centerpiece
placement on the Student


Reporting Labs website.
The lab works with
journalism programs at 15
schools. Hopkins' proj-
ect, she said, stood out. It
had professional lighting,
great sound, a compelling
narrative from a distinct
student perspective and
told an important story,
she said.
"Our kids did this,"
Brown said he thought to
himself. "It's their expres-
sion of what's happening
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Obituaries


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Home Maddox Chapel
4278 Lafayette Street
Marianna, Fl 32446
850.482.2332

Pauline
Johnson

Pauline Johnson, 69 of
Marianna died Wednesday
February 22, 2012 at her
residence.
Arrangements will be an-
nounced by James & Sikes
Funeral Home Maddox
Chapel.
Marianna Chapel
Funeral Home
3960 Lafayette Street
Marianna, Florida 32446
Phone 850-526-5059
Fax850-526-3066

Sherall "Mac"
McAlpin

Mr. Sherall "Mac"
McAlpin age 59 of the Cy-
press Community passed
away on Wednesday, Feb-
ruary 22, 2012 in the Ma-.
rianna Health & Rehabilita-
tion Center.
Service will be held at
10:00 AM on Friday, Febru-
ary 24, 2012 in the Marian-
na Chapel Funeral Home
with the Rev. Riley Adams
officiating. Interment will
follow in the Mill Springs
Cemetery in Sneads.
A time of remembrance
will be held from 6PM to
8PM on Thursday, Febru-
ary 23, 2012 in the Marian-
na Chapel Funeral Home.
Marianna Chapel Funer-
al Home is in charge of ar-
rangements.
Expressions of sympathy
may be submitted online at
www.mariannachapelfh.com.
James & Sikes Funeral
Home Maddox Chapel
4278 Lafayette Street
Marianna, Fl 32446
850.482.2332

H. Doyle
(Pott)
NeSmith

H. Doyle (Pott) NeSmith,
age 80, of Chattahoochee,
passed away peacefully at
home after a yearlong bat-
tle with lung and brain
cancer on February 20,
2012.
Pott was born September
9,1931 in the Alliance com-
munity in Jackson County
to Lester and Rossie
NeSmith. He attended An-
tioch Baptist Church in Al-
liance.
Pott's first job was as a.
Grit newspaper delivery
boy. He saved enough
money from his route to
buy his first bicycle. ,In
September 1949, he came
to work at Florida State
Hospital at Amos Infirmary
kitchen, became a volun-
teer fireman, and then be-
came a supervisor in the
paint department while
working in the construc-
tion department. He be-
came a member of
Woodmen of the World in
1950. He retired from the
state in 1982 after working


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which was based in part
on an investigation by the
Marianna Police Depart-
ment began when store
manager Janet Padgett re-
ported a missing deposit.
The charging document
essentially accused Brown
of stealing a $2,073 Mc-
Donald's deposit she was
to have made at Wachovia
Bank's night depository in
July 2009.
Brown denies taking the
money, but says she was
forced to resign about
four weeks into the inves-
tigation and that no one
would listen to her side of
the story.
Eventually, however, the
state filed its intention to
dismiss the charge. In that
document, the state ac-
knowledges that there is
a video record of Brown-
Barkley at the after-hours
deposit area and that the


33 years.
Throughout his working
life and retirement, he en-
joyed fishing in the Apala-
chicola River, gardening
and hunting. He was
known in the community
for sharing his excess vege-
tables brought from his
garden in Jackson County
and catching up on 'the
news around town with
friends at the river. He en-
joyed spoiling his grand
kids by letting them do
things their parents
wouldn't, like taking them
for rides on the Gator (and
letting them steer) and giv-
ing them snack bags of
candy for the trip home.
Pott was preceded in
death by his parents and
four brothers Chester
(Buster) NeSmith, William
(Bill) NeSmith, Maxwell
(Pete) NeSmith, and Ralph
(Cooter Boy) NeSmith.
Pott is survived by his
wife of 48 years, Mary B.,
two daughters Belinda
NeSmith Brooks of Char-
leston, SC, Mary Beth Mill-
er and her husband Rod of
Seminole, FL, five grand-
children Robert Lewis, Wil-
liam Doyle, Mary-Elizabeth
Corine, and James Thomas
Miller of Seminole FL, Tho-
mas Ely Brooks of Charles-
ton SC, four sisters Allie
Jean (Sis) Howell of the
Rosedale community, Mar-
jorie Keel of St. Petersburg,
FL, Frances Porter of West
Palm Beach, FL, and Caro-
lyn Rivera of Largo, FL and
many nieces and nephews.
Two very devoted neph-
ews that the family wants
to thank are James (Jimmy)
NeSmith of Greenwood, FL
and Raymond (Ray)
NeSmith of Sneads, FL.
Funeral services will be
Friday, February 24, 2012
at 10AM (Central) at James
and Sikes Funeral home
Sneads Chapel 7735 High-
way 90 West in Sneads,
Florida. Burial will be at
Sycamore Cemetery, Syca-
more FL. Friends may call
at James and Sikes Funeral
Home in Sneads, FL on
Thursday, February 23,
2012 from 5p.m. to 7p.m.
(Central).
In lieu of flowers, the fam-
ily urges you to make a
donation to the American
Cancer Society, Big Bend
Hospice (1723 Mahan Cen-
ter Blvd., Tallahassee, FL
32308) or a church of your
choice. Please take the
time to take a friend fishing
or plant a garden.
Expressions of sympathy
may be made online at ww
w.jamesandsikesfuneralho
me.com
Marianna Chapel
Funeral Home
3960 Lafayette Street
Marianna, Florida 32446
Phone 850-526-5059
Fax 850-526-3066

Margaret
Patricia "Pat"
Simpson

Margaret Patricia "Pat"
Simpson, 86, passed away
on February 20, 2012, at
home in Cottondale. She
was born on November 11,


bank had acknowledged
that it did have problems
during that time with
deposits getting stuck.
"Based on all of the above,
the state would not be able
to prove this case beyond
a reasonable doubt," Red-
mon's document read.
Brown said she did noth-
ing wrong, but that her life
has been turned upside
down by the allegation.
Other than two temporary
jobs, she said she hasn't
been able to get steady
work since the incident and
she believes it is because of
that circumstance.
She also says she hasn't
been able to obtain the
original food-handling
and other certification
records she needs from
McDonald's, documents
she said she needed to get
a managerial position that
had been offered by an-
other fast food restaurant
chain on the condition
that she could produce
those records.


1925 in Los Angeles, Cali-
fornia to Bryan Franklin
and Margaret McGovern
Story. Pat and her late hus-
band, John D. (Bo) Simp-
son, II, moved to Jackson
County in 1950 where they
resided cattle and crops
,with their sons. Her work
as a homemaker, secretary,
accountant, etc. was in-
strumental in the family's
cattle, hay, watermelon
and peanut programs. First
and foremost Pat was a
lady.
Pat was very involved in
community affairs. Her
lifelong love of reading led
her to be a strong advocate
for the establishment of a
public library in the coun-
ty. She worked tirelessly
with the Jackson County
Commission, the Historical
Society Committee, and
the Friends of the Library
to achieve this goal.
Pat volunteered at the li-
brary for many years before
she was hired as a Family
Literary Coordinator. Pat
served on the board for this
six county Panhandle Li-
brary Literacy Consortium
which she had helped ini-
tiate. She helped in apply-
ing for the first Vista Grant
for the six county
consortium. Pat was the
first to train many new Visa
Volunteers and to offer lit-
erary services to the people
of Jackson County and to
the inmates in the Federal
Prison. Her program has
been used as a model for
countless programs.
Pat was very active in the
Marianna Woman's Club
having been a member
since 1960. She served as
secretary for many years
and held almost every re-
sponsible office during her
five decades 'of services,
which included Secretary,
Parliamentarian, Historian,
and Volunteer Assistant.
Rita Maudin, a longtime
friend and director of the
Calhoun County Library
summed it up with this
tribute to Pat: "She was one
of the most intelligent and
enlightened people I have
ever had the pleasure to
count as one of my friends;
there was never a false
note; never a dull moment;
never a disrespectful com-
ment about people who
had less or who were less
educated; she knew who
she was and valued herself
and she valued others just
as highly."
Pat was predeceased by
her parents and her hus-
band.
She is survived by her
three sons, John D. (Eliza-
beth) Sipnpson of Marian-
na; Michael T. (Kay) Simp-
son of Tallahassee, and
Mark F. Simpson of
Cottondale; two grandchil-
dren, Kathryn and Gabri-
elle Simpson.
There will be a memorial
mass for Margaret Patricia
Simpson on Saturday, Feb-
ruary 25, 2012 at 2:00 P.M.
at St. Luke's Episcopal
Church with the Reverend
Norman Bray officiating.
Expressions of sympathy
may be submitted online at
www.mariannachapelfh.com.


"I was just wrongly ac-
cused and never got an
apology from anyone,"
Brown-Barkley said. "I felt
I shouldn't have lost my job
for something they didn't
thoroughly investigate and
listen to my side of," she
said. "I really want a job,
period. It's been two years,
and I can't get one because
of what happened."
She also said she feels
she was treated differently
and forced to resign much
sooner in her investigation
than another McDonald's
employee at a different
location in Jackson Coun-
ty. April Denise Williams
was recently charged with
grand theft because of
two missing bank depos-
its she was to have made
at a bank depository for
.McDonald's.
Brown-Barkley said she
plans to pursue a case
seeking lost wages and
compensation for discrim-
ination and defamation of
character.


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Awards
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"We have a small group of parents that
really love our school and want to help
out and do what they can to help their
child and help the school," Warren said.
Chris Franklin, the principal ofGracev-
ille High School, said the parents logged
about 2,500 service hours over twice
the amount necessary to get this award.
"I think Graceville has always had a
tradition of people helping the school,"
Franklin said.
At Riverside Elementary School, Prin-
cipal John Ellerbee said a combination
of parent and community involvement
won the school this award. Chipola Col-
lege students spend time with students
who need extra mentoring. The par-
ents are always there to help out with
field days, FCAT and a number of other
events.
"We have a very good relationship with
our parents here at Riverside," Ellerbee
said. "At Riverside, we have the philoso-
phy that it takes a village to raise a child.
And we know we need that rapport with
the parents."
According to the Florida Department
of Education, there are three specific
criteria to be called a Golden School.
Eighty percent of a Golden School's
staff must participate in a training pro-
gram on volunteerism. A Golden School
must have a volunteer coordinator who
enrolls, trains and oversee volunteers..
Finally the program needs to have ser-
vice hours equally twice the number of
students in the school.
Three schools received the Silver
School Award. This award acknowledges
a school's program to send high school
students to volunteer with elementary
schools.


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bounce house will be available for
children.
"It's an event that's really about fam-
ily," said Brunner. "Come out and have
a great time and enjoy Marianna Street
Park."


LOCAL


Main Street Marianna, the Marianna
Fire Department and Marianna High
School 2012 Project Graduation are
teaming up to host this festival.
To sign up for the fire truck pull or be a
vendor, check out the registration forms
attached to this article on www.jcflori
dan.com or www.cityofmarianna.com.
For any questions, call Charlotte Brun-
ner, Main Street Director, at 718-1022.


MARK SKINNER/FLORIDAN
Members of the Marianna Fire Department have a dramatic pre-enactment Wednesday of
the fire truck pull that will be part of the upcoming St. Patrick's Day Festival in Marianna.
From left, are Assistant Chief Nicky Lovett, Captain George Gay, Firefighter Taylor Parker,
Engineer Brent Caraway and Chief Byron Bennett.
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Godspell
From Page 1A
Bass said "Godspell" was a good fit
for his musical talents and his philoso-
phy in life. A former youth leader in his
church who sings and plays guitar, Bass
said he embraced and related to the
play's focus on joy and the love, com-
passion and forgiveness of Christ. The
work is based mainly on the Gospel of
Matthew and the parables found within
it, but set in contemporary times.
The musical's score includes "Day by
Day," a song that crossed over in a big
way as a hit on the pop charts a few de-
cades back. Within its lyrics, the core
theme of the work and the quest of its
characters can perhaps be found: "Oh
Dear Lord/Three things I pray/To see
thee more clearly/Love thee more dear-
ly/Follow thee more nearly/Day by day,"
are some of the most familiar words.
As Bass makes his stage debut in


"Godspell," the play also marks a mile-
stone for a new Chipola faculty memn
ber. With this show, Constance Smith
formally joins Sirmon at Chipola as the
school's first Director of Technical The-
atre. She and Sirmon went to Auburn
University together and she has worked
with him on productions many times in
the past as a guest consultant.
For "Godspell," she helped decide on
the urban, industrial-style staging. She
will be responsible for backdrops and
other scenic factors in Chipola produc-
tions, along with lighting and sound, as
she takes on her new role. She comes
on board at a pivotal time; this will be
the last full musical at Chipola in the
current theatre. A new state-of-the-art
facility is expected to be ready for the
start of theatre season this fall.
Tickets for "Godspell" are now avail-
able in the Chipola business office from
8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., at $7 for gen-
eral admission and at $5 for audience
members under the age of 18.


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TOP: Jackson County's Golden
School Award winning facilities were
recognized at Tuesday school board
meeting. Accepting educators are
(from left) Graceville Elementary
School Principal Petey Sims, Graceville
High School Principal Chris Franklin,
Grand Ridge School Assistant Principal
Phyliss Daniels, Hope School Principal
Sharon Macaluso, Jackson Alternative
School Principal Jeff Bryant, Early
RIDAN Childhood Center Administrator
Pat Hall, Malone School Assistant
Principal Connie Brisolara, Marianna ,
High School Principal Mary Sue Neves,
Sneads Elementary School Assistant
Principal Jennifer Hawthorne, Sneads
High School Principal Laurence Pender,
Golson Elementary School Principal
Diane Long and Superintendant Lee
Miller. BELOW: Long; Macaluso; and
Hope School Volunteer Coordinator
Ruby Sylvester were given the Five
Star Award by Miller on Tuesday

Sneads High School principal
Laurence Pender said this volunteer
program gives elementary students a
mentor. Among other programs, Sneads
High School football players and cheer-
leaders had breakfast with the elemen-
tary school students in the fall.
"It just has an effect on those kids and
it's always positive," Pender said. "A lot
of times those kids become teachers."'
According to the department of edu-
cation, the school must meet four crite-
ria to be a Silver School. The high school
needs to have a school volunteer coor-
dinator to train, place and organize the
students. The elementary school needs
a volunteer coordinator to organize the
program, train receiving staff, and help
evaluate the program. All student vol-
unteers need to be under constant su-
pervision. The total student volunteer
hours need to equal half the number of
elementary school students.
Two schools received the prestigious
Five Star School Award: EM. Golson
Elementary and Hope School. This
award is given to a school whose sti-
dent's success has been further aided by
community volunteers.
According to the department of edu-
cation, a school must 100 percent meet
the criteria in categories of Business
partnerships, family involvement, vol-
unteerism, student community service
and school advisory councils.
Ruby Sylvester, a VE Teacher and the
volunteer coordinator for Hope School
said the school has a number of com-
munity volunteers, from senior citizens
to Dollar General. Sylvester mentioned
Kindel Lanes in particular, noting their
efforts to ensure every child is able to
receive their good behavior or academic
reward of a bowling game. "The com-
munity as a whole is very supportive,"
Sylvester said.









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THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
President Barack Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe
Biden, talks on Tuesday about the importance of the payroll-
tax cut and jobless-benefits extension compromise that bi-
partisan House and Senate conferees reached last week, in
the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House
complex in Washington.


Obama seeks


corporate tax rate


cut, loophole limit


The Associated Press

WASHINGTON Presi-
dent Barack Obama rolled
out a corporate tax over-
haul plan Wednesday that
lbwers rates but also elimi-
nates loopholes and subsi-
dies cherished by the busi-
ness world. A long-shot
for action in an election
year, the plan neverthe-
less stamps Obama's im-
print on one of the most
high-profile issues of the
presidential campaign.
The president's plan to
lower the corporate tax
rate to 28 percent came
on the same day Republi-
can presidential contender
Mitt Romney called for
a 20 percent across-the-
board cut in personal in-
come tax rates, underscor-
ing the potency of taxes as
a political issue, especially
during a modest economic
recovery.
Obama has not laid out
a plan for overhauling per-
sonal income taxes. But
he has called for Bush era
tax cuts to end on indi-
viduals making more than
$200,000, thus increasing
their taxes, and for a 30
percent minimum tax on
taxpayers who make $1
million or more.
Obama decried the cur-
rent corporate tax system
as outdated, unfair and in-
efficient. "It's not right and
it needs to change," he said
in a statement.
The president would re-
duce the current 35 percent
corporate tax, which is the
highest in the world after
Japan but which many cor-
porations avoid by taking
advantage of deductions,
credits and exemptions.
Under his plan, manufac-
turers would receive in-
centives so that they would
pay an even lower effective
tax rate of 25 percent.
His plan would eliminate
corporate tax benefits like
oil and gas industry sub-
sidies and special breaks
for the purchase of private
jets two provisions that
Obama has long targeted
and do away with cer-
tain corporate tax shelters.
In addition, Obama also
would impose a minimum
tax on foreign earnings, a
move opposed by multi-
national corporations and
perhaps the most con-
tentious provision in the
president's plan.
"It's a framework that
lowers the corporate tax
rate and broadens the tax
base in order to increase
competitiveness for com-
panies across the nation,"
Obama said.
Romney has also called
for a 25 percent corpo-
rate tax rate, in line with
what some congressional
Republicans want. Cam-
paigning in Arizona, the
former Massachusetts
governor said that if elect-
ed president he would
propose lowering the top
personal income tax rate
to 28 percent from the
current 35.
In Congress, Republican
reaction was mixed. House
Ways and Means Com-
mittee Chairman Dave
Camp, R-Mich., said he
appreciated the adminis-
tration's plan, though it set
a corporate tax rate that
is higher than the 25 per-
. ._ljil- 1he has proposed. He


faulted Obama, however,
for not offering a whole-
sale overhaul of the tax
system for businesses and
individuals.
"While this is a good
step by the administra-
tion, I will borrow from
the president's own words
to Congress from just yes-
terday: 'Don't stop here.
Keep going,'" Camp said in
a statement. But Sen. Or-
rin Hatch of Utah, the top
Republican on the Sen-
ate Finance Committee,
dismissed the president's
plan as a "set of bullet
points designed more for
the campaign trail than an
actual blueprint for fixing
our tax code."
SThe issue of taxation has
been a recurrent theme
throughout Obama's presi-
dency. He has reduced
some taxes for small busi-
nesses and has pressed
Congress to temporarily
cut payroll taxes on Ameri-
can workers to help prime
the weak economy.
But he has also called for
reducing the nation's long-
term deficits with a mix of
tax increases and spend-
ing cuts. Republicans have
flatly rejected tax increases.
And Romney on Wednes-
day criticized Obama's
proposal for corporations,
saying they would result in
higher taxes.
Under the framework
proposed by the admin-
istration, the rate cuts,
closed loopholes and the
minimum tax on overseas
earning would result in no
increase to the deficit. -
That means that many
businesses that, slip
through loopholes or en-
joy subsidies and pay an
effective tax rate that is
substantially less than the
35 percent corporate tax
could end up paying more
under Obama's plan. Oth-
ers would pay less while
some would benefit-from a
more simplified system.


Argentina



49 killed in train accident


The Associated Pres

BUENOS AIRES, Ar-
gentina A train packed
with morning commuters
slammed into a down-
town station on Wednes-
day, killing 49 people and
injuring hundreds as pas-
senger cars crumpled and
windows exploded around
them. It was Argentina's
worst train accident in
decades.
The cause wasn't im-
mediately determined,
but many pointed to a
deteriorating rail system.
Some passengers reported
signs the conductor was
struggling with the brakes
before the crash, say-
ing he kept overshooting
platforms and missed one
entirely.
The dead included 48
adults and one child -
most of whom had crowd-
ed into the first two cars to
get ahead of the rush-hour
crowds on arrival. Some
600 people were injured,
including 461 who were
hospitalized, Transporta-
tion Secretary J.P. Schiavi
said.
Hours after the crash,
passengers' relatives
gathered at the morgue
anxious for word of their
loved ones.
Ezekiel Mercado said he
and his mother-in-law had
been frantically search-
ing for his wife, Sabrina
Espindola, 29, who didn't
show up for workWednes-
day. They checked nine
hospitals before heading
to the morgue, he said.
"I went everywhere. She
is always with her Black-
berry. We are always in
contact," he said. "This
morgue .is the last place I
thought of, but, well, she's
missing. I call her cell
phone, and it rings, rings,
but she isn't responding."
Speaking at a news con-
ference, Schiavi defended


IHE ASSOCIAItU I'PLSS
Injured passengers from a commuter train wait to be carried away after a collision in Buenos
Aires, Argentina, on Wednesday.


the rail system's mainte-
nance record.
"It was an accident like
those in many other coun-
tries," he said, pointing
to a newspaper clipping
about a fatal crash in Los
Angeles. "In recent years,
we've made huge invest-
ments" in the system.
As Schiavi spoke, riot
police faced off against
angry passengers in the
dosed Once station,
where emergency work-
ers spent hours extracting
dozens of people trapped
inside the train's first car.
Rescuers had to slice open
Sthe roof and set up a pul-
ley system to ease them
out one by one. Dozens
of the injured were lined
up on stretchers on the
station platform.
The 28-year-old con-
ductor, who survived the
crash, was apparently
well-rested, Schiavi said,
having just begun his
workday.
"Tiredness, his (young)
age, the problems that a
conductor might face" are
among the factors being
investigated, he said. "This
young person had just


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begun his shift moments
before the accident."
The motorman was hos-
pitalized in intensive care
and hasn't given a state-'
ment, Schiavi added.
Passengers said the con-
ductor seemed to struggle
with the brakes, missing
his stopping marks at sta-
tion after station, though
a labor union official said
the train appeared to be in
good working order.
"This machine left the
shop yesterday and the
brakes worked well. From
what we know, it braked
without problems at previ-
ous stations. At this point
I don't want to speculate
about the causes," union
chief Ruben Sobrero told


Radio La Red.
Schiavi said the train
was recorded slowing
from about 30 miles per
hour to 12 miles per hour
about 40 yards before the
impact. "We don't know
what happened in those
final 40 meters," he said.
The train slammed into
a shock-absorbing barrier
at 8:33 a.m., smashing the
front of the engine and
crunching the much light-
er cars behind it. The sec-
ond car penetrated nearly
20 feet into the next, Schi-
avi said.
Many suffered bruises or
lesser injuries, waiting for
attention on the platforms
as ambulances carried
others to hospitals.


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Tigers

Regional final against
West Gadsden is
7 p.m. Saturday
BY DUSTIN KENT
dkent@jcflondan.com

The Graceville Tigers lived to
fight another day Tuesday night,
holding off a late charge by the
South Walton Seahawks to take
a 54-50 home victory in the first
round of the 1A playoffs.
With the win, the Tigers


top Sea

advanced to Saturday's Regional
Final round to take on the West
Gadsden Panthers in Graceville
at 7 p.m.
Marquis White scored 14 points
to lead Graceville, with Diquan
Johnson adding 12 and Devonte
Merritt scoring 10.
Edward Howard had 15 points
to pace the Seahawks, with Scha-
fer Martin scoring 13.
The game was close in the early
going, with the Seahawks leading
by one at the end of the first pe-
riod and the Tigers taking the one


Lhawks


point edge at halftime
But Graceville extended the
margin to seven in the third pe-
riod, and led by as much as 11 in
the fourth.
The Tigers led 52-42 with the
ball and three minutes to play, but
South Walton scored five quick
points to cut the lead to 53-47.
However, South Walton was un-
able to ever make it a one posses-
sion game, and the Tigers held on
to advance.

See TIGERS, Page 6B


Graceville's
Rasheed
Campbell goes up
for a shot against
Sneads. Graceville
defeated South
Walton 54-50 on
Tuesday night
to advance
to Saturday's
Regional final
at home against
West Gadsden.


MARKSKINNER/FLORIDAN


MALONE 50, HOLMES COUNTY 48




A game for the ages


Malone's Antwain Johnson breaks toward the basket during Tuesday night's game.


Murff's 3 lifts

Tigers by'Devils

in regional classic

BY DUSTIN KENT
dkent@jcfloridan.com

MALONE Senior guard Chris Murff
hit a 3-pointer with 3.6 seconds left to
help Malone complete a 15-point sec-
ond half comeback in a thrilling 50-48
victory over Holmes County on Tuesday
night.
The win advanced the Tigers to the 1A
Regional Final where it will play host to
the Chipley Tigers on Saturday night at
7 p.m.
That game, while incredibly intrigu-
ing on paper, will have a lot to live up
to if it is to equal Tuesday night's instant
classic that featured three lead changes
in the final period.
The Blue Devils led 28-15 at half-
time thanks to 22 first half points by
guard Jordan McCallister, and pushed


the margin to 15 on two free throws by
Chris Walker to start the third quarter.
But Malone stormed back with a 19-7
run to end the period and get to within
three.
The Tigers took the lead on a lay-up
by freshman Antwain Johnson with
7:07 remaining, but found themselves
down 48-47 with 20.7 seconds left in
the game.
Malone moved the ball around the pe-
rimeter until LaDarius McElroy found
Murff in the right corner, and the senior
knocked in the triple in the waning sec-
onds to put his team up for good.
The Blue Devils had one last chance,
but McCallister lost the ball out of
bounds while dribbling up the right
sideline and turned it back over to
Malone with 0.4 seconds on the clock.
All Malone had to do was inbound the
ball to bring the game to an end, and
bring the Tiger fans out to mid court en
masse.
"For a first round playoff game, I don't
think anyone could ask for more than
that. I'm sure people would be glad to
pay their $7 to see that again,"


Tigers coach Steven Welch said after
the game.
The coach said the conversation at
halftime was a simple one that involved
one question.
"I asked them, 'Is this how it's go-
ing to end? After all the hard work this
year, is this the way you want it to end?'
I told.them that we were going to win
the game, and the kids believed," Welch
said. "They never quit."
They certainly had reason to believe
it might not be their night in the early
going, as McCallister unleashed a bar-
rage of long range jumpers in the first
half, making three 3-pointers in the
first quarter alone, and scoring 22 of his
team's 28 points.
"They really jumped on us," Welch
said. "The McCallister kid made some
incredible shots. We had a hand in his
face on most of them. He was just on
fire. But credit my kids for hanging in
there and continuing to play."
Principal among the Tigers who
stood tall was 6-foot-6 junior center Ty

See GAME, Page 6B


CHS



loses in



playoffs

Hornets fall to West
Gadsden in first round

BY DUSTIN KENT
dkent@jcfloridan.com

The Cottondale Hornets saw their
season come to an end Tuesday night
in Quincy, falling to the West Gads-
den Panthers 66-44 in the first round
of the 1A playoffs.
West Gadsden (26-2) advances to
Saturday night's Regional final round
where it will travel to Graceville to
take on the Tigers at 7 p.m.
Cottondale's season ends at 19-9.
The Hornets faced long odds in try-
ing to beat the powerhouse Panthers
on the road where they haven't been
defeated all season, but CHS stayed
within striking distance for much of
the way, trailing by nine at the end of
the second and third quarters.
But a big run by West Gadsden to
start the fourth blew the game open,
and the athletic Panthers cruised
home for yet another lopsided
victory.
West Gadsden has now won its last
four games by an average margin of
20 points.
However, Cottondale coach Chris
Obert said his team gave its best
shot against what he called the
most athletic team he has faced all
year.
"We fought, clawed and scratched
like crazy to stay in the game," the
coach said. "I'm proud of my guys.
They played hard and came out there
with the mentality you have to have
to go into a place like that and pull
an upset. We hung in there going into
the fourth, but we probably needed
to make a couple more shots to make
it closer. I thought we had them on
the ropes a little bit, but we had a bad
spell, they stretched it out real quick,
and we couldn't get back in it."
Charis Fitzgerald scored 18 points
to lead West Gadsden, while Marquis
Brown had 13 and Brandon Shin-
gles 12, including 10 in the fourth
quarter.
Jerrod Blount had 27 points to lead
the Hornets, who lost in Quincy for
the second time this season.
"It was a great playoff environment.
It was a packed house and a hostile
crowd. It was fun to go over there and
play in something like that," Obert
said. "The kids enjoyed it. It would've
been better to pull off the upset, but
that's a real good team over there. But
the kids never stopped fighting and
competing."


Cougars end Bulldogs' run in Regional Semis


BY DUSTIN KENT
dkent@jcfloridan.com

The Marianna Bulldogs mag-
ical postseason run came to a
halt Tuesday night at home,
as they fell to the Godby Cou-
gars 55-29 in the 4A Regional
Semifinals.
Alex Andrews scored 19
points and made five 3-point-
ers to lead Godby (29-2), while
Brandon Holifield added 15
points and seven rebounds.
Cougars point guard Tre Ford
added six points and seven
assists.
DJ Granberry and Quay Roys-
ter each scored eight points
to lead the Bulldogs, whose
season ended with a record of
13-13.
Godby jumped out to a 15-8


first. quarter lead, but Mari-
anna responded in the second
period to trim the margin to
two at 20-18 late in the first
half.
But a 3-pointer by Andrews
in the waning seconds put the
Cougars up five at halftime,
and they dominated the third
period 23-6 to take a 22-point
lead into the fourth.
"We just broke down, and
Godby did a great job defen-
sively," Marianna coach Travis
Blanton said of the third peri-
od. "They're just really good on
defense, and they've got plenty
of depth. We just couldn't get it
done."
Marianna attempted to slow
the game down in the first half
against ilI( iii,;i' amnd more
.ililiiii (Cougars, ut once


they found themselves down
by double figures, that strategy
went out the window.
"We kind of had to get away
from the game plan when
we got down," Blanton said.
"We wanted to use the clock
and shorten the game, but
we got down and had to try to
pressure them defensively, but
they're so solid at the guard
spot that we really couldn't
bother them."
Marianna's season ends af-
ter a great postseason run that
included winning the District
1 tournament title over top
seeded Pensacola Catholic and
beating East Gadsden in the
first round of the playoffs.
Godby moves on to play host
to Raines High School in the
Regional Final on Saturday,


and Blanton said that he would
be surprised if the Cougars
don't continue their run on to
Lakeland.
The coach compared Godby
to the Rickards Raiders teams
that won the last two 3A state
championships.
"I expect them to win the
whole thing and I hope they
win it," the coach said of the
club coached by his former col-
lege roommate, Andy Colville.
"Andy does such a great job.
They remind me a lot of Rick-
ards in that they can play fast
and like to play fast, but they
can play at both ends of that
spectrum and everywhere in
between.
"If somebody is better than
them, I'd be hard pressed to
believe it."
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Jerrell Long shoots a 3-pointer during
the fourth quarter of Marianna's game
against Godby on Tuesday night.


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40 Secure a
contract
42Klutz's cry
(hyph.)
44 Gym
Iterations


46 Exaggerated
51 Gulch
54 Picks up
the tab
55 Mutate
56 Tapes over
57 Kind of
laugh or
dance
58 Ancient
stories

DOWN
1 Pie a la -
2 Dendrite's
partner
3 Holy cow!
4 Midler or
Davis
5 Sounds of
hesitation
6 Listen
carefully
7 Debate
8 Pigskin
prop
9 Dixie, once
10 Luke and
Leia's
friend
11 Skim
milk's lack
12Infield
covers
16Suffix for
forfeit
18 Gallery
display


Answer to Previous Puzzle
QUI -Z SCARS
HUMMER SORBET

MISO ELI MTS

HEN; NA GIGGLE
TA MES SEPIA
SEDATE OASES
UR G0ENT


AN NEAL CANOPY
HEIST TE NT


20 Watchdog
breed
21 Cavalry
weapon
22 Novelist
Bagnold
23 About that
time
24 Like bok
choy
25 Ms. Sumac
27"- -Pan"
29 Benz or
Malone
30 PC button
32 London lav
34 Vintage car
37 Delhi
currency
38 Codgers'
queries


41 Prospect
for oil
43 Shake a
leg
45 Jealousy
47 Without
the ice
48100-meter
event
49 Sporty
trucks
50 Hairpin
curve
51 Gray-clad
soldier
52 Wide st.
53 Frank
De -
Orchestra
54 Speaker
pro -


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CELEBRITY CIPHER
by Luis Campos
Celebrity Cipher cryptograms are created from quotations by famous people, past and present
Each letter in the cipher stands for another
TODAY'S CLUE: A equals F
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HP RWO TZCD UHERHV TA UHTCOZEO

WBP RT FZTY RWBR RWOXO BXO VBZD

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Horoscope

PISCES (Feb. 20-March
20) When you take on a
leadership role it becomes
you timidity doesn't.
ARIES (March 21-April 19)
- Although you're nor-
mally a very gregarious
and outgoing person, you
do have your withdrawn
moments.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20)
- As long as your hopes
and expectations aren't
based on a selfish premise,
things will have a way of
working out quite well for
you.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20)
If you're unobtrusive
when going after a per-
sonal objective, things will
work much better for you.
CANCER (June 21-July 22)
By not taking yourself or
life too seriously, it could
turn out to be a productive
day for you.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)
It's an excellent time to
get to the bottom of a mat-
ter of profound personal
importance.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
When you find yourself
able to bounce ideas off
people whose intelligence
you respect, it could be
especially rewarding and
enlightening.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23)
Because the dull and the
ordinary tend to turn you
off, try to focus on creative
or imaginative projects as
much as you can.
SCORPIO (Oct.24-Nov.22)
-Your concern for the well
being of others will be very
apparent to everyone with
whom you're involved.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-
Dec. 21) Nothing will
give you more gratifica-
tion than finishing what
you start. It will be espe-
cially meaningful if it's
something that you've
wanted to get to for a long
time.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-
Jan. 19) Try to do what
Kipling suggested many
years ago: dream, but don't
make dreams your mas-
ter; think, but don't make
thoughts your aim.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.
19) Interesting financial
conditions surround you.
There's a chance you might
sell something you don't
possess, but have in inven-
tory and can easily get your
hands on.


Annie's Mailbox


Dear Annie: Last April, I moved into an
apartment with one of my best friends.
We get along great except for one thing:
her cats.
"Renee" was born with no sense of
smell. She's normally very organized
except when it comes to the animals.
She forgets to clean the litterbox because
she can't smell it, so I have to remind
her constantly. The odor can become
so unbearable that I no longer allow my
friends inside.
Also, her cats play with their food
trays and water dishes and knock every-
thing onto the floor. She never cleans
it up. I had to confront her about this
because it was attracting bugs. And
when the cats throw up, I'm the one
who ends up cleaning it because I
know she won't do it. It is absolutely
disgusting.
I don't like being confrontational,
and Renee is very argumentative.
Anytime I've tried to address this, it
falls on deaf ears. I've managed to sur-
vive this long as her roommate, so right


At the bridge table, you might walk into
an unexpected storm: A bad trump break.
In this deal, how should South play in
six hearts when East shows up with all five
outstanding trumps? West leads the dia-
mond queen. Declarer wins with dummy's
ace and plays, a heart to his jack, West dis-
carding a diamond.
North's two-no-trump response would
not meet with universal approval, but it
had the huge advantage of telling South
it was a slam deal, which two diamonds
"waiting" would not have done. (Two aces
opposite an unbalanced two-club opening
equals a slam if a fit is found.)
Since South has a club loser, he has to
.draw trumps without loss. But that re-
quires taking two more finesses through
East. How can declarer get to the board two
more times?
At trick three, South must lead a lowspade
to dummy's 10. When the finesse wins (the
sun is finally out), he takes a second heart
finesse. South returns to dummy with a
spade, finesses for a third time in trumps,
cashes his top hearts, and claims 12 tricks:
Four spades, five hearts, one diamond and
two clubs. ,


now I am simply biding my time until I
can move out. However, Renee recently
commented that she doesn't want me
to leave when our lease is up. I wouldn't
mind living with her again if she would
give up her cats, but I know that isn't go-
ing to happen, and I'd feel guilty asking
her.
Renee and I have the same circle of
friends, so if I ask around about a new
roommate, she'll hear, and it would hurt
her feelings. I don't want to ruin our
friendship, because she truly is a good
person and an amazing friend. I just
want out of kitty hell.
ALWAYS HOLDING MY NOSE

Dear Nose: You have nothing to lose
by telling Renee that she must take
better care of the cats or you are mov-
ing out. She can clean the litterbox at
regular intervals, whether she smells it
or not. And anything that lands on the
floor is visible to both of you. She may be
an "amazing" friend, but she is a lousy
roommate.


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Opening lead: Q


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ESTATE AUCTION
PLUS CONSIGNMENTS
Sat. Feb 25 @ 10:02 AM (CST)
Preview: Fri. Feb 24 5-7 PM (CST)
Firearms sold @ 1:02 PM (CST)
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Kinsy, AL 36303
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I Pay CASH for Diabetic test
strips. Up to $10 per box!
Most brands considered.
All boxes must be unopened
and unexpired.
Call Matt 334-392-0260


Florida Department ofAgriculture and Consumer S vices
CoMtmsoAER, Amu H. PUTMa
Recall: Coleman, Coleman Evcon and Red T
gas furnaces for manufactured homes
The Florida Department of Agriculture and
Consumer Services, the U.S. Consumer Prod-
uct Safety Commission, and Unitary Products
Group (UPG), a division of York International
Corp., of York, Pa., have again announced the
recall of about 223,600 Coleman, Coleman
Evcon and Red T gas furnaces for manufac-
tured homes (previously recalled in.Novem-
ber 2004).
The furnace can overheat and cause the
heat-exchanger to crack and create openings
that allow flames to be exposed. When this
happens, drywall and other nearby combusti-
bles are exposed to the flames, posing a fire
and smoke hazard to consumers.
The firm has received reports of 393 inci-
dents, including some involving extensive
property damage that could be related to
these hazards, 366 of those reports were re-.
ceived after the November 2004 recall an-
nouncement. No injuries have been reported.
The furnaces are silver with whiteraccess pan-
els. "Coleman," "Coleman Evcon" and "Red
T" brand names are located on the middle of
the front access panel, The model number is.
written on a faceplate, found by removing
both front access panels. The faceplate is
found mounted on the left inside surface be-
hind the lower panel. Models included in the
recall are:
DGAMO75BDD DGAT070BDD
DGAT075BDD DLAS075BDD
DGAM075BDE DGAT070BDE
DGAT075BDE DLAS075BDE
DGAM075BDF DGAT070BDF
DGAT075BDF DLAS075BDF
The recalled furnaces sold nationwide be-
tween 1995 and 2000 as original equipment in
manufactured homes and as replacement fur-
naces in manufactured homes. Consumers
should immediately stop using the furnace un-
til it has been inspected and repaired.
Contact UPG to schedule a free inspection
and repair of any furnace involved in the re-
call. Call (888) 665-4640 between 9 a.m. and 6
p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit their
web site at www.dgatprogram.com.
Number: CW 1076
Date: February 23, 2012
Florida Department of Agriculture and
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TV Sony 55 HDTV LCD Projection, $500,850-
482-4752

Bed BEIGE WROUGHT IRON (LATTICE DESIGN)
QUEEN BED, $75, 850-209-2207.
CHEST/NIGHTSTAND. 5 Drawer, DARK WOOD
$125 FOR BOTH PIECES. 850-209-2207.
SOFA Beige Tweed $100, Call 850-209-2207
for information.

Wanted: Old Coins, Gold,
Diamonds, Guns, And Tools
West Main Jewelry & Loan 334-671-1440.




CKC Reg. adorable Poodle puppies, white &
black parti, phantom, black & apricot 6 wks.
old 2-18-12. S/W, home raised with parents,
very social & playful 5-F $300. ea. 1-M $250.
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2 females; 1 male, almost 6 wks. 850-579-4153.
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Female $400. also Shih-poos Males $250 or
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4 Call 334-790-6226 or 334-299-3315
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Appliances, small kitchen $10 each 850-592-
2881
CB Antennae, 9ft $25 850-394-7687
Dining Room Table, large, 3 x5 w/2 leaves
to expand to 7'10" $300 850-569-2194 ,
Engine/transmission for 1991 Jimmy, 4.3 Itr V6,
runs fine, $500 850-569-2194
Entertainment Center .White. 48"Wx60"Hx20"D
$35. 850-482-2636 Marianna
Flat Screen TV: LCD 32" Samsung, brand new
in box, $300. Marianna. Call 850-209-0096
Ladder Stand, 12ft $40 850-394-7687
Motorcycle Saddlebags .NEW 18"lx10"hx7d
Studded w/Eagle emblem. $100. 850-482-2636
Pressurized Tank, 11 gal. $25 Fuel Tank used
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Rifle, Lee Enfield #4MK1 Canadian, $500 850-
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Rims: Dodge Dakota Set (4) Stock 6 lug, 15"
rims w/tires (2 good, 2 fair) $100. 850-693-9961
Scuba weight belt, knife & BC $25 each, Ma-
rine Radio $50 850-394-7687
Sewing machine: Kenmore 12 stitch w/cabinet
and accessories $150 for all 850-482-2636
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WANTED TO RENT: Farm/Pasteur Land
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4 IS NOW HIRING 0

LPN
Prior long term
experience preferred.

Our LPN's are a huge part
of the fundamental
success of our home.

Please apply in person at
217 Toro Rd. Hartford, AL, 36344
Monday Thursday (8am 2pm)




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*Certified Occupational
Therapist (PRN)
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Therapist Assistant (PRN)
Apply in person
Signature HealthCare
of North Florida.
1083 Sanders Avenue,
Graceville, FL


City of Marianna has a natural gas utility tech
position open. Call 718-1001 for details.
EOE & Drug Free Workplace
is-) EDUCATION
( & INSTRUCTION

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iLOOf K Child Care Teachers Needed,
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Hay pasture on New Hope Rd.( 3 miles west of
Marianna) for rent. Call 770-532-7207.
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3BR 1BA Furnished House in Rocky Creek Com-
munity, $550/mo. No pets, credit report, de-
posit, lyr lease required. 850-638-4620/638-
6405

3/1 brick home, Malone/ Bascom area, Ig yard,
taking applications, $575/mo. 850-209-1265
3BR 2BA Block Home on 10 acres Compass
Lake area, Energy efficient, CH/A, Outdoor
pets ok, $850 + dep. 850-573-0466
Austin Tyler & Associates *
Quality Homes & Apartments
* 850- 526-3355 4
"Property Management Is Our ONLY Business"

WANTED: Land to lease for hunting .
Adult group of 4-6 hunters. Any size property
considered. Pay in cash, have insurance.
4386-547-9447 4

2/2 Located between Grand Ridge & Sneads
water& garbage included $350/month 850-573-
0308.
2 & 3 bedroom mobile Homes in Cottondale.
$500 and up. H20, garbage, sewer included.
http:// www.charloscountry living. com.
850-258-4868/209-8847
2 & 3BR 2BA Mobile Homes in Cottondale no
pets, Central Heat & Air $400-$450 850-258-
1594 leave message


2BR 1BA MH, in Cottondale, Quiet, $275/mo
NO PETS, 850-352-2947


3BR 2BA, big lot, deposit & ref. req. no pets, $500 850-
593-6457


Move in Special: 3BR 2BA, 1st month rent
waived if you qualify. No pets. Deposit
required. $550/mo. 850-638-7822


Rent to Own: 2 & 3BR Mobile Homes.
Lot rent included. Also available,
1 & 2BR Apts & Houses. For details
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17.4 Acres Land For Sale Located on Hwy 90
West, Marianna, FL $3,000 P/A 850-209-8089

3BR 1BA brick home w/2 car carport on 1 ac. in
Malone. all electric, 2 block out bldgs, fruit &
nut trees, $75k will consider owner financing.
850-569-1015

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350 HONDA-Fourtrax Rancher, low mileage,
garage kept, great condition $3,000 334-687-
0328,334-695-8126
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2004 Moomba Mobius LSV
21' Brand new 5.7L V8
Vortec motor, under war-
ranty, tower w/speakers,
CD player, iPod hookup, 3
AMPS, Perfect Pass, Wake Plate, and extras!
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2010 Jayco Eagle Super Lite 5th Wheel
One Big Slide Out, 2 Flat Screen TVs Sidewinder
Hitch "Like New" $23,900 Call 334-701-2101
Forest River 'll Microlight: 23 LD, sleeps 5-6,
used 2 times, Tv, grill, lots of storage, and
plenty extras, fiberglass siding. Like New Con-
dition! Newville $15,000. Call 334-889-2259


2002 Hurricane Class A Motorhome 34 ft.
Single Slide, Just serviced. New A/C. Approx.
9,000 miles. Excellent condition. Asking
$31,000. Call 850-526-4394 after 5PM or
850-718-6259


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RECREATION


Palomino'06 Thoroughbred: fiberglass, 30ft
sleeps 8, super slide, awning, air, all options,
will deliver. $8,900. Call cell @( 484-550-9821


TRANSPORTATION


S Jeep '83 CJ-7, Over $25K
I i invested. 350 Chevy en-
gmne. 400 Turbo Transmis-
sion & Transfer Case..410
Gears. Too many extras
to list. Contact me and I
will email you a complete list of extras. Must
sacrifice at $9,000. Call Blake at 334-695-1033

S-. -*.'_ 1964 Impala SS327 engine,
g, disc brakes, power
VlJNP ,T steering, beautiful
interior. 95% Restored.
Serious inquires only please.
Call 334-618-1055, leave message.

Cadillac'94 Seville, 4-door, new motor, good
condition, white in color $2500. 334--792-5822.
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V-8, fully loaded, 49K
miles flex fuel, black,
great condition and very
clean. Located in
Enterprise $17,000. OBO Call 352-207-0032


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16 Months Old This is a 2010
F150 4X4 Sulier Cab with 4.6L
V8. Color is Metallic Dark
Blue Pearl with tan cloth inte-
rior. It is a four-door with 2
full size benches (to include
console on front bench). It
has the Microsoft Sync bluetooth audio and
phone system, 6-disk CD player, auxiliary
(headphone jack size) input, and USB
input/charger. It has a 5' plastic lined bed with
Retrax-brand bed cover (lockable, waterproof,
retractable aluminum bed cover). It also has
the step-assist system (that includes a step
and handle that pull out of the tailgate to help
getting in and out of the bed very conven-
ient). It has a few scratches for which pictures
can be sent over email upon request. 845-325-
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Lincoln '92 Town Car.
Mechanically sound and
good tires. $1,795 or best
offer. 334-618-9852


Nissan '00 Maxima
$3599.00. Local Trade!
2180 Montgomery Hwy.
Call: 334-718-2121.


Pontiac '02 Sunfire red in color,
SSE Coupe, 1- owner, exc. cond.
; sun roof, auto trans, rear
spoiler, tilt steering, anit-lock
brakes, keyless ent. cruise con-
trol, power doors, am/fm cassette, like new
tires w/ warr. 80K miles, $3,999.480-528-5431.
Pontiac 2005 GTO -excellent condition 82k
miles a/c blows COLD tires have less than 2k
miles on them Oil changed with mobile 1 syn-
thetic every 5k miles manual 6 speed Hurst
performance shifter K&N filter Gets on average
26 mpg on the hwy (most mileage is hwy) and
20 in the city $14,500 or best offer, call between
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under warranty. $4,500. Call 334-268-9046


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$4599.00. Run Excellent!
2180 Montgomery Hwy.
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2003 Suzuki 1400 Intruder
for sale. Beautiful bi
ke in great shape. 8,000
miles. Windshield, saddle
bags, new battery, NICE!!!
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2006 Honda CRF250r. low hours, runs excellent
$600 Tune-up just completed at Dothan
Powersports. Brand new rear tire! Aftermarket
exhaust Located in Graceville, FL.
Call 229-977-2137.
Harley'98 Heritage Softtail, Red, 31K Mi. New
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850-526-1414
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17800K miles, 1-Owner, excellent condition,
photos available.
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48k miles. Asking $39,950. OBO Call 334-790-
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LF15734
NOTICE OF INTENDED ACTION
THE JACKSON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
Purpose and Effect: Pursuant to Chapter 120 of
the Florida Statutes, the School Board of Jack-
son County will hold a rule adoption meeting in
conjunction with the regularly scheduled meet-
ing on March 20, 2012 for the purpose of
amending or adopting the following rules to
comply with the provisions of controlling laws,
administrative rules and guidelines.
PROPOSED POLICY AMENDMENTS
6.92 Health Insurance Premiums Policy
amendment will allow retired JCSB personnel
to join group health insurance plan any year
during open enrollment.
735 Investment of Funds Change in policy will
allow the rating for mutual funds to change


Jackson County Floridan Thursday, February 23, 2012- 5 B


from AAAf to AA.
Cost to agency: None. Cost or benefit to those
affected: None. Impact on open market:
None. Origination and authorization: Lee W.
Miller, 2/22/12

IF REQUESTED, A HEARING WILL BE HELD:
DATE: March 20, 2012
TIME: 4:00 P.M. Central Standard Time
PLACE: Board room of the School Board of
Jackson County, 2903 Jefferson Street,
Marianna, FL 32446
THE ENTIRE TEXT OF EACH PROPOSED RULE
AND/OR REFERENCED DOCUMENT, AS WELL AS
A FULL LISTING OF RELEVANT STATUTES, CAN
BE INSPECTED AND/OR COPIES MADE BY THE
PUBLIC, DURING OFFICE HOURS, MONDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY, AT THE ADDRESS GIVEN
ABOVE.

LF15718
LEGAL NOTICE
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 287.055
Florida Statutes, "Consultant's Competitive Ne-
gotiations Act," The Chipola College District
Board of Trustees hereby publicly announces
that they are in the process of receiving pro-
posals from qualified professional architectural
firms/individuals registered to do work in the
State of Florida, for renovation and remodeling
work on College projects. These projects may
include, but are not limited to, the following
projects: College Buildings K, O, R, Y, Z, and
the College's Chilled Water Plant.
Firms/Individuals desiring to qualify for consid-
eration must submit four (4) copies of a pro-
posal to: Louy Harris, Chipola College, 3094 In-
dian Circle, Marianna, FL 32446. Proposals
must be received not later than 2:00 p.m.,
C.S.T., March 15, 2012, at Which time the selec-
tion committee will review.
Each proposal must include:
1. A letter of interest.
2. United States Government Architect-
Engineer Questionnaire Standard Form 330.
3. A letter from an insurance company showing
insurability in accordance with Board of Trust-
ee's policy.
4. Copy of Professional Regulation Certificate
for members of the firm and consultants.
5. Notarized statement of financial status.
Chipola College reserves the right to accept or
reject any or all proposals, and if an award is
made, will be made to the most responsible
firm/individual whose proposal indicates that
the award will be in the best interest of Chipola
College. The College reserves the right to
waive irregularities in the proposal.

LF15719
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations for the
Town of Bascom and the Unincorporated Areas
of Jackson County, Florida, and Case No. 12-04-
2176P. The Department of Homeland Securi-
ty's Federal Emergency Management Agency
(FEMA) solicits technical information or com-
ments on proposed flood hazard determina-
tions for the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM),
and where applicable, the Flood Insurance
Study (FIS) report for your community. These
flood hazard determinations may include the
addition or modification of Base Flood Eleva-
tions, base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard
Area boundaries or zone designations, or the
regulatory floodway. The FIRM and, if applica-
ble, the FIS report have been revised to reflect
these flood hazard determinations through is-
.suance of a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR), in
accordance with Title 44, Part 65 of the Code of
Federal Regulations. These determinations are
the basis for the floodplain management meas-
ures that your community ii required to adopt
or show evidence of having in effect to qualify
or remain qualified for participation in the Na-
tional Flood Insurance Program. For more in-
formation on the proposed flood hazard deter-
minations and information on the statutory 90-
day period provided for appeals, please visit
FEMA's website at www.fema.gov/plan/preven
t/fhm/bfe, or call the FEMA Map Information
eXchange (FMIX) toll free at 1-877-FEMA MAP
(1-877-336-2627).


LF15733
Notice of Meeting
On Tuesday, February 28, at 6 PM, the Jackson
County Board of County Commissioners will
hold its regular meeting at 2864 Madison
Street, Marianna, Florida.
In accbrdance with the Americans with Disabil-
ities Act, persons needing special accommoda-
tion to participate in this meeting should con-
tact the Administrator's assistant no later than
5 days prior to the meeting. The Administra-
tor's assistant may be contacted at 2864 Madi-
son Street, Marianna, FL, 32448, (850) 482-9633,
or (800) 955-8771 (TDD).



LF15732
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR
THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
JACKSON COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO: 2010-758-CA
SLOCOMB NATIONAL BANK dba FRIEND'BANK
Plaintiff,
vs.
VERLINE BRYANT
Defendant,
CLERK'S NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that I, DALE RABON GU-
THRIE, clerk of the above-titled court, will on
March 15, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. or as soon there-
after as in practicable, and in any event before
12:00 p.m., at the JACKSON COUNTY COURT-
HOUSE offer for sale and sell at public outcry to'
the highest and best bidder for cash the follow-
ing described real property situate in Jackson
County, Florida:
Commence at the Southeast corner of Section
3, Township 5 North, Range 9 West of Jackson
County, Florida; thence run N 00 degrees
34'38"W, 534.83 feet; thence S 89 degrees
54'07"E, 71.95 feet; thence N 00 degrees
05'53"E, 31.38 feet to the Point of Beginning;
thence continue N 00 degrees 05'63"E, 121.91
feet; thence N 89 degrees 36'50"E, 321.75 feet;
thence S 27 degrees 02'39"E, 136.40 feet;
thence S 89 degrees 36'50"W, 383.98 feet to the
point of beginning and containing 0.988 acres,
mnore or less. Subject to a 20'foot ingress and
egress described as follows: Commence at the
Southeast corner of Section 3, Township 5
North, Range 9 West of Jackson County, Flori-
da; thence run N 00 degrees 34'38"W, 534.83
feet; thence S 89 degrees 54'07"E, 71.95 feet;
thence S 47 degrees 26'16"E, 118.86 feet;
thence N 89 degrees 36'50"E, 333.88 feet to the
Point of Beginning; thence run N 27 degrees
02'39"W, 451.28 feet to the Southerly Right of
Way line of Belair Drive; thence Northeasterly
along curving right of way concave Northwest-
erly with a delta angle of 04 degrees 15'51",
with a radius of 270.00 feet and ah arc distance,
of 20.09 feet; thence departing said curving
right of way line on a bearing of S 27 degrees
02'39"E, 458.59 feet; thence S 89 degrees
36'50"W 20.00 feet to the Point of Beginning,
together with all improvements thereon.
pursuant to the summary final judgment of
foreclosure entered in a case pending in that
court, the style of which is described above.
At the time of sale, the successful high bidder
shall post with the clerk a deposit equal to 5%
of the final bid or $1,000, whichever is less. The
balance of the final bid shall be paid to the
clerk within 24 hours after the sale. The suc-
cessful high bid shall be exclusive of the clerk's.
registry fee and documentary stamps on the
certificate of title.

WITNESS my hand and official seal of this court
on 2/13/12.
DALE RABON GUTHRIE
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT


BY: TAMMY BAILEY
DEPUTY CLERK


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Tigers
From Page 1B
"I thought we played well in
spurts, and not so well at other
times," Graceville coach Matt
Anderson said after the game.
"I think just the big game at-
mosphere and with it being the
first time for these kids being in
a regional setting and being at
home, maybe they were a little
over-hyped.
"We didn't do a great job of han-
dling it, but the guys played super
hard, and we played pretty well
defensively for most of the game.
We just didn't put them away like
we could have. But any time you
win in the playoffs, you'll take
it."
Graceville will host Saturday
night at 7 p.m. against a West
Gadsden Panthers team that
comes in with a 26-2 record after
having beaten Cottondale 66-44
Tuesday night in Quincy.
The winner will advance to
the final four in Lakeland next
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Murff hit a jumper to make
it a 5-point game, but Holmes
County answered with a 7-3
run, with a bank shot by Walker
making it 37-28.
McElroy responded with a 3-
pointer and a 3-point play after
a Blue Devils turnover to make
it 37-34.
A dunk by Ty Baker started the
fourth, and another turnover by
Holmes County led to Johnson's
lay-up to give Malone its first
lead since the first minute of
the game.
McCallister put the Blue Dev-
ils back up with a floater in
the lane, and a,3-point play by
Walker gave Holmes County a
44-41 lead with 3:37 remaining.
A short jumper by Ty Baker
cut it back to one, but McCallis-
ter found Russ under the basket
for two to push the margin back
to three.
After Ty Baker's 3-point play
tied it back up, Holmes Coun-
ty went to its best player and
Walker delivered with a turn-
around shot off glass to put
the Blue Devils up two with 47
seconds left.
On Malone's next possession,
Chai Baker was fouled on a 3-
pointer with 28.1 seconds left,
but made just 1 of 3 free throws,


forcing the Tigers to foul.
McCallister missed the front
end of the one-and-one, and
Malone brought the ball up the
court and called timeout to set
up the final play.
Welch said' he wasn't sur-
prised that the ball found its
way to Murff, and was even less
surprised that the shot went
down.
"How many big shots has that
.kid hit for us the last two years?"
the coach said. "Guys like Murff
and Austin Williams, those
guys are the heart of the team.
There's not a more respected
kid in that locker room than
those two. The way they play
with toughness and leadership
and heart, those kids are what
basketball is all about."
And the second half come-
back will now be filed as the
latest chapter in storied his-
tory of Malone'basketball, with
still one more win to go be-
fore the Tigers can make it to
Lakeland to go for a 14'1 state
championship.
"The kids deserve all the
credit. It was all what they did.
I didn't have anything to do
with it," Welch said. "They just
decided they didn't want their
season to end."


but I do too. I'm just gonna go
as hard as I can go to try to keep
my team from losing."
McElroy added 11 points for
the Tigers, with Murff and John-
son each adding eight.
McCallister finished with 26
points to lead Holmes County,
scoring the first 12 points of the
game for the Blue Devils.
A 3-pointer byTy Russ made it
15-7 Holmes County, and a long
jumper by McCallister made it
19-10.
But a last second triple by
Murff in the waning seconds
of the first period cut it to six in
perhaps a bit of foreshadowing
for later.
However, McCallister an-
swered with eight more points
in the second period, with his
fourth triple making it 27-15
with 56 seconds on the clock.
Malone started its comeback
early in the third when Walker
picked up his third personal
foul with just over six minutes
on the clock.
Ty Baker stroked a 3-pointer
from the corner to cut it to 12,
and a steal led to a basket by
Austin Williams, who followed
that up with a 3-pointer to cut
it to seven at 30-23 with 4:36 on
the clock.


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Baker, who again delivered one
of his best performances of the
season against the 6 foot, 10
inch Walker, scoring 16 points
and helping limit the Blue Dev-
ils' superstar to 17 points.
Baker played all 32 minutes
and scored seven points in the
fourth quarter, including a cru-
cial 3-point play that tied the
game at 46-46 with 58.9 sec-
onds to play.
"Ty Baker is a warrior," Welch
said after the game. "He played
his tail off."
Younger brother Chai Baker
struggled all night against Hol-
mes County's box-and-one de-
fense, scoring just one point on
a late free throw.
But the elder Baker more
than made up for it, rising to
the occasion for a third time
against Walker after scoring 28
and 22 points in his previous
two match-ups with Holmes
County this season.
"You know he's gonna bring
it," Ty Baker said of Walker.
"He's never beaten us before,
so I knew he would be ready to
play. He brings it every game,


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