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Changing sign ordinance debated
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
Jackson County Commissioners
aie pushing their advisory planning
board to meet in special session to
consider two matters brought before
them by business owners Tuesday
Tangela S. Souders, president of
the Wiregrass Federal Credit Union,
wants the county to amend a sign
ordinance that appears to prohibit
signage that use LED, a lighting tech-
nology that wasn't available when
the ordinance was last changed.
Under the current terms of the or-
dinance, the particular illumination
technique isn't addressed but the
terms of the ordinance do strictly
limit lighting. The ordinance is meant
to limit "visible noise," according to
ex-county planner Rick Pettis, who
spoke in favor of changing the ordi-
nance in a way that would allow for
the new technique.
It is also meant to help ensure safe-
ty by limiting the possibility of driver
See SIGN, Page 7A
County Commissioners Dr. Willie Spires (left) and Edward
Crutchfield look over photos of electronic signs located at 1-10
during Tuesday's meeting.
FLORIDA TSR STATE CONFERENCE
MHS students win in state
The Marianna High School technology student association students who placed or were finalist in the Florida TSA State Conference,
are (from left) Dalton Hendrix, Galen Olds, Steve Varnum, Ben Whidden, Will Glover, Theo Goolsby, Megan Trotman, Chris Allen and
Michael King. The robot shown in the photo is the Collector. It was made by Hendrix and Varnum and brought them a second-place
finish in the VEX Robotic's Competition.
Technology student association gets awards with its robot, computer projects
BY LAUREN DELGADO
Marianna High School's technology
student association distinguished it-
self at the Florida TSA State Conference
on Feb. 22-26 with its robot, computer
projects and brains.
Vicki Garrett, the TSAs advisor and
the engineering teacher at MHS, said
the competitions are typically domi-
nated by central and south Florida
school districts,which have more than
one TSA. They have district competi-
tions to choose the best team to send.
The Marianna TSA is the only chapter
in the Jackson County School District.
Students worked on their proj-
ects and skills all year, with students
meeting once or twice a week.
Dalton Hendrix and Steven Varnum
and their robot, Collector, placed sec-
ond overall. The team called itself
RUDS or Robot Unicorn Death Squad.
They built Collector at the school and
See AWARDS, Page 7A
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soffit, the roof's edge and the part under the overhang, of a building at Grand Ridge School last
From staff reports
A man in neighboring Holmes County
was convicted of first-degree murder
this week in the 2010 death of a woman
he kidnapped and burned alive.
The trial of 34-year-old Johnny Mack
"Sketo" Calhoun concluded Tuesday,
with the jury returning its verdict after
three hours' deliberation.
Calhoun, of 1072 Newton Road in
Bonifay, was prosecuted by State Attor-
ney Glenn Hess and Assistant State At-
torney Brandon Young.
The state told panelists that Calhoun
kidnapped Mia Chay Brown on the
night of Dec. 16, 2010, bound her with
duct tape, put her into the trunk of her
car and the next day set the car on fire
and burned her to death inside it.
A penalty phase hearing begins
Wednesday, when jurors will be asked
to recommend a life sentence or death
row for Calhoun. Although the judge
in the case will ultimately decide Cal-
houn's fate, a jury's recommendation is
given considerable weight.
According to the state Department
of Corrections, there are currently no
inmates on death row from Holmes
County. The last men to be executed
from Holmes County were Pleas Dixon
in 1945 and Frank Peterson in 1959.
BY MAGGIE ROOKS
Special to the Floridan
Florida legislators are battling over an
8 percent tuition increase for colleges
and universities across the state.
The Higher Education Appropriations
Subcommittee proposed an overall
budget of $5.9 billion to the House Ap-
propriations Committee for the 2012-
13 fiscal year, according to the Florida
State funding was reduced across the
board for Florida colleges and univer-
sities, resulting in a $242.6 million, or
5.5 percent, decrease from the 2011-12
Although the proposed tuition in-
crease would further decrease the over-
all state budget, it is being met with
opposition by some state lawmakers.
Florida college tuition has risen over
20 percent in the past three years in re-
sponse to a decreased higher education
Florida college fees have been consis-
tently ranked as some of the lowest in
the nation, a statistic made possible by
the amount of state funding previously
available. However, Florida tuition will
still be low as compared to other states,
according to a press release by the
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GETTING IT RIGHT
The Jackson County Floridan's policy
is to correct mistakes promptly. To
report an error, please call 526-3614
Registration for Spring Term 'C' 8 a.m. to 6
p.m. at Chipola College. Call 718-2211 or visit www.
) Free Tax Preparation/E-filing AARP Tax-Aide
is available, by appointment only, 9 a.m. to 1 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.
) Jackson County Habitat for Humanity
Warehouse hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
) Free Tax Prep at Chipola 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday at Chipola College, room M-201. Busi-
ness instructor Lee Shook and student volunteers
provide free tax preparation and electronic filing
(individual returns only). Call 718-2368 for an ap-
pointment; walk-ins may have a longer wait.
) Job Club 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Goodwill
Industries Career Training Center, 4742 Highway 90
in Marianna, providing free job seeking/retention
skills. Call 526-0139.
D Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting Noon
to 1 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.
) Jackson Hospital Board of Trustees Finance
Committee meeting 5 p.m. in the Community
Room of the Hudnall Medical Office Building; the
board meeting will follow.
) Chipola College Theatre presents the
musical, "Godspell"- 7 p.m. nightly Feb. 29-
March 3 and 2 p.m. on March 4, in the Chipola
Theater. Call 718-2220.
) Chipola College Spring Term C Classes Begin
- Late registration is 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Applications
are available in the Admissions Office in the Student
Services Building or online at www.chipola.edu. Call
a Free Tax Preparation/E-filing AARP Tax-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.
a Livestock 101 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Jackson
County Extension Service. Jackson County 4-H
hosts the workshop for youth and parents who
would like to learn the basics of starting and
completing a beef, swine or poultry project. No cost
) 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.
D VFW Meeting 2830 Wynn St. in Marianna. Ted
Walt Post No. 12046 and Ladies Auxiliary meet for
a covered-dish supper at 6 p.m., followed by a busi-
ness meeting at 7 p.m..Call 209-0065.
D William Dunaway Chapter, Florida Society,
Sons of The American Revolution meeting
6:30 p.m. at Jim's Buffet and Grill in Marianna.
Dutch-treat meal, followed by columnist Homer
Hirt's presentation, "The Corner of Our Country
The Southwest Corner of the Colonies."Anyone
interested in the SAR is welcome.
) Chipola College Theatre presents "Godspell"
7 p.m. nightly in the Chipola Theater. Call 718-
D Alcoholics Anonymous Closed discussion, 8
to 9. p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2901 Cale
donia St., Marianna, in the AA room. Attendance
limited to persons with a desire to stop drinking.
SInternational Chat'n' Sip 8:30 to 10 a.m. at
the Jackson County Public Library, 2929 Green St.
in Marianna. Learning Center staff and their internal
tional English learners invite the public to join them
for the exchange of language, culture and ideas in a
relaxed environment. Light refreshments served. Nc
charge. Call 482-9124.
D Chipola College Theatre presents "Godspell"
7 p.m. in the Chipola Theater. Call 718-2220.
D 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
) Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting 8 to
9 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.
a Covenant Hospice Family Yard Sale 7 a.m. at
4215 Kelson Ave. in Marianna. Clothes, household
items and more. Sale benefits Relay for Life.
) Free Yoga Class 8:30 a.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.
) 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.
n Chipola College Theatre presents "Godspell"
-7 p.m. in the Chipola Theater. Call 718-2220.
Chipola College Theatre presents "Godspell"
-2 p.m. in the Chipola Theater. Call 718-2220.
) Emerald Coast Chorale Concert 4 p.m. at
St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 4362 Lafayette St.
in Marianna, part of the church's Fine Arts Series.
Julia Kathryn House conducts. A "Meet the Artists"
Alcoholics Anonymous closed discussion
- 6:30 p.m. at 4349 W. Lafayette St. in Marianna
(in one-story building behind 4351 W. Lafayette St.).
Attendance limited to persons with a desire to stop
) Free'Workshops Interview (8:30 to 9:30 a.m.)
and Resume (10 to 11 a.m.).at Marianna One Stop
Career Center. Call 718-0326.
) Orientation 10:30 a.m. at the Goodwill Career
Training Center, 4742 Highway 90 in Marianna.
Register for free job placement and computer
training classes and learn about services offered
to people with disadvantages/disabilities. Call
n AARP Chapter 3486 board meeting 1:30
p.m. in the Jackson County Public Library.
) The City of Jacob's regular monthly council
meeting starts at 6 p.m. Public welcome.
) Writers Group meeting 6 p.m. at the Chipley
Library. Beginners, published or unpublished, all are
) Woodmen of the World Lodge 65 monthly
meeting 6:30 p.m. at the Dellwood Volunteer
Fire Department. Wear green for St. Patrick's Day;
bring a covered dish and a friend. Call
SThe submission deadline for this calendar is two days before publication. Submit to: Community Calendar, Jackson County Floridan, P. O. Box 520, Marianna, FL 32447.
email email@example.com, fax 850-482-4478 or bring items to 4403 Constitution Lane in Marianna.
The Marianna Police De-
partment listed the following
incidents for Feb. 27, the latest
available report: Three acci-
dents with no
injuries, one -"'
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son, one funeral escort, two
burglary complaints, one
vehicle burglary complaint,
one physical disturbance, two
verbal disturbances, one panic
alarm, 12 traffic stops, three
larceny complaints, one noise
disturbance complaint, one
fraud complaint, one assist of
another agency, one property
damage complaint, one public
service call and one report of
The Jackson County Sheriff's
Office and county Fire/Res-
cue reported the following
incidents for Feb. 27, the latest
available report. (Some of these
calls may be related to after-
hours calls taken on behalf
of Graceville and Cottondale
Police departments): One
drunk driver, one hit and run
vehicle, one hospice death, one
stolen tag, one stolen vehicle,
three abandoned vehicles, one
reckless driver, one suspicious
vehicle, five suspicious inci-
dents, one suspicious person,
one funeral escort, one burglary
complaint, one verbal distur-
bance, two hitchhiker/pedestri-
an complaints, one vehicle fire,
three drug offenses, 13 medical
calls, 16 traffic stops, one larce-
ny complaint, one trespassing
complaint, one found/aban-
doned property, two juvenile
complaints, one noise distur-
bance, two animal complaints,
two fraud complaints, two
assists of a motorist/pedestrian,
four assists of another agency,
two public service calls and one
The following persons were
booked into the county jail dur-
ing the latest reporting periods:
) Korinthid Hayes, 30, 4272
Jackson St., Marianna, posses-
sion of marijuana with intent to
distribute, possession of more
than 20 grams of marijuana.
))Angelo Hadley, 21, 12307
Longshawn Drive, Thonotdsas-
sa, Fla., possession of less than
20 grams of Marijuana.
) Christopher Anderson, 23,
201 University Avenue, Troy,
Ala., possession of less than 20
grams of marijuana.
) Don Wright, 19, 2141 Inwood
Road, Grand Ridge, criminal
mischief, resisting arrest with-
n Locious Oliver, 38, 1783 Lou-
sie Lane, Marianna, DUI.
) Darlene Farren, 55, 2040
Farren Ranch Road, Cottondale,
burglary of a structure.
Lakeena Moore, 27, 5885
Edenfield Road, Jacksonville,
hold for Duval County.
) Sharon Coleman, 54, 4386
Kent Drive, Marianna, no valid
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Cub Scouts tour radio station
Special to the Floiidan
The Cub Scout Pack 339 from Chi-
pley received a treat on Feb. 7, as
they toured The Baptist College of
Florida in Graceville's radio station,
The young scouts met with As-
sistant Director of Marketing and
WFBU Operational Manager Mat-
thew LeHew, who explained the
broadcast equipment and the work
that goes into producing some of the
"I really enjoyed giving the Cub
Scout Pack 339 a tour of the radio
station. Their earnestness to learn
and ask questions makes for an en-
joyable experience for any radio
employee," said LeHew.
During the tour for the station,
LeHew demonstrated the technical
aspects of the soundboard, micro-
phones, phone tap, and live show
procedures for the group, who are
part of the Tiger Cub Den, the first
year of the Cub Scout program. Part
of the process for earning their Tiger
Cub Badge involves touring a radio
or TV station, which fulfills their
LeHew explained to the Cub Scouts
in detail the required tasks of em-
ployees who work in the station, in-
cluding hosting live shows, creating
music playlist rotations, and mak-
ing the radio spots and sponsorship
agreements that help WFBU reach
and impact the community. At the
end of the tour, LeHew turned on the
microphones and let Pack 339 take
turns talking into them.
Assistant Director of Marketing and WFBU Operational Manager Matthew LeHew
poses with the Tiger Cub Den of Cub Scout Pack 339 at the WFBU radio station.
The radio station is part of the col-
lege's communication curriculum,
with every student in the founda-
tional COM 200 Introduction to
Public Speaking course spending a
morning co-hosting "The Morning
Show," which airs on WFBU every
weekday morning, 7 to 8 a.m., with
WFBU is the 24/7 low-power radio
station owned and operated by The
Baptist College of Florida.
It can be heard on 94.7 FM
in Graceville or online at www.
wfbu.com from anywhere in the
Special to the Floridan
The Marianna Social
Office, currently located
at 2916 Madison St., will
soon be moving to its
new location: 4125 Jireh
Court (next to Marianna
Toyota on Pennsylvania
To accommodate the
move, Marianna SSA will
close its Madison Street
office at 3 p.m. on Friday,
March 9, opening the
new facility at 8:30 a.m.
Monday, March 12.
The phone number will
Special to the Floridan
The Annual Sneads
Strawberry Sale is set for
Thursday, March 22.
Strawberries sell for $14
per flat (cash only; no
checks) and orders are
due by 3 p.m. Tuesday,
Special to the Floridan
The following mar-
riages and divorces were
recorded in Jackson
County during the week
of Feb. 20-24.
Debra Deloris Clark
and Kareem Omar
) Phillip Brian Barnes
and Brandy Leann
) Tyrese Antywan Far-
rier and Lakeesha Ann
n Alana Camille
Orders will be avail-
able for pick-up at the
school starting at 8 a.m.
on March 22.
Proceeds from the sale
will support Relay for
Life. For more informa-
tion, contact Cindy Abel
at 482-9003, ext. 229.
McJunkins and John
) Derrick Lamar Ghee
Sr. and Nacarra Laquan
H) Tracie Matthew Jor-
dan and Laura Jane
) Elizabeth V Price vs.
RichardA. Price II
n Robert Hernandez vs.
) Eleazar Thompson vs.
) Karen Michelle Jar-
mon vs. Charles Rudolph
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The Chipola College chapter of Phi Beta Lambda recently hosted the District 2 Future
Business Leaders of America awards ceremony.'Awards were handed out in more than
40 competitions in middle and high school categories. From left, newly-elected FBLA
District 2 President Brason English of Ponce De Leon; Ciara Baxley of Cottondale High, first
place in Sports Management; and Joelle Pickens, second place in Sports Management.
March Employability Workshops announced
Special to the Floridan
The Marianna One Stop Career
Center offers the following Employ-
ability Workshops in March:
n Interview Workshop (Assessment
Room) 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Monday,
March 5, 12, 19 and 26.
) Resume Workshop (Assessment
Room) 10. to 11 a.m. Monday,
March 5, 12, 19 and 26.
) Budgeting Workshop (Assessment
Room) 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Friday,
March 9, 16, 23 and 30.
) Employ Florida Marketplace
(Classroom) 10 to 11 a.m. Friday,
March 9, 16, 23 and 30.
) Computer Basics 101 (Classroom)
- 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Friday, March 9,
16, 23 and 30.
) Spanish Workshop (Classroom)
- 3 to 4 p.m. Friday, March 9, 16, 23
) Deference (Classroom) 5:30 to
6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 13.
) Dress for Success 2012 Style
(Classroom) 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 27.
)).5 Steps to Rapid Employment 1
to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, March
12-15 (Community Room); 1 to 4
p.m. Monday-Wednesday, March
19-21 (Assessment Room); and 1 to
4 p.m. Thursday, March 22 (Commu-
To attend one or more of these
free workshops, call the Mari-
anna One Stop Career Center at
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T he U.S. cannot always count on having
enemies like the Taliban and the Iraqi insur-
gents, ill-equipped, ill-trained and whose
most effective weapon is a hole in the road with a
bomb in it.
We have not fought a serious military force
since Gulf War I. To the delight and perhaps relief
of war planners, our high-tech weapons and con-
stant training paid off then in defeating an enemy
one that boasted it was the world's fourth-
largest military almost literally in a matter of
For at least 20 years since, the Pentagon has said
the U.S. needs a new air-dominance aircraft to
replace the nation's aging but still highly effective
fleet of F-16s and F/A-18 Hornets.
The initial solution was thought to be the F-22
Raptor, perhaps the world's preeminent fighter
jet. But its soaring cost, $150 million each, and a
maddening series of technical problems caused
Congress to cap production at 183 planes, be-
cause, in the meantime, a cheaper, more flexible
alternative had emerged.
That was the F-35 Advanced Strike Fighter, a
common platform that could be adapted for
air-to-air combat and ground attack, landing on
carriers for the Navy and taking off vertically to
serve the Marines' needs.
Compared to other fighters of its generation,
the F-35 had more sophisticated computers and
Other electronics, was stealthier, had greater
range and could carry more fuel and ordnance.
But the F-35 was supposed to have been in ser-
vice by now- 43 have been built and 2,443 are
on order and, meanwhile, the costs, like the
F-22's, are rising alarmingly, from $233 billion to
an estimated $385 billion for the program.
With the war in Iraq over and the conflict in Af-
ghanistan scheduled to wind down, the Pentagon
budget is no longer as sacrosanct as it once was.
A restive Congress is desperate to find something
to cut, and you would think the military would
want to present lawmakers with something like
a fait accompli to preserve a weapons system the
Pentagon says the nation truly needs.
But the Associated Press has weighed in with
a depressing progress report. Last fall, the Pen-
tagon gathered the top guns from the Air Force,
Marines and Navy at Eglin Air Force Base in the
Florida Panhandle to learn how to put the F-35
now expected to cost between $112 million
and $156 million each through its paces.
They're still waiting.
Occasionally, the pilots fire up the F-35s and
taxi around the airfield, but otherwise their train-
ing is confined to simulators and older-model
jets. The restless pilots are waiting for the order
'from Washington to begin serious training in the
It hasn't come.
With the hundreds of billions we spend on de-
fense, you would think we could get these things
right. A weapon constantly in development is not
a deterrent. We won't always be fighting peasants
wearing sandals and carrying obsolete weapons.
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And the cruel fact seems to be
that the longer workers are out of a
job the more reluctant employers
are to hire them. Since 2009, more
than 40 percent of unemployed
workers have been out of work six
months or longer.
The Wall Street Journal reports
that some companies explicitly
advertise that they won't hire some-
one who isn't employed. As a result,
according to the Journal, more than
a dozen states are considering mak-
ing it illegal to discriminate against
the unemployed. An unsuccessful
job candidate who thought he had
been bypassed on those grounds
could sue under a law similar to
those that ban discrimination
based on race, religion, gender or
This is not a problem that should
have to be solved by another layer
of laws. There are areas of the coun-
try where there has simply been
no work available for several years;
and, for family or other reasons,
many willing and able workers have
been unable to pack up and move
in search of a job.
Surely America's employers are'
* sharp enough to discern the differ-
ence between a willing worker who
has been a victim of bad times and
someone who is unenthusiastically
going through the motions simply
to keep qualifying for
Hiring someone who has been
looking hard for a long time but to
no avail will get the employer an
invaluable but intangible benefit
BY DALE MCFEATTERS
Scripps Howard News Service
he labor market has always
had one particularly frus-
trating conundrum: Young
would-be workers say that employ-
ers won't hire them because they
lack experience, but without that
job they can't get experience.
Now older workers are encoun-
tering a similar frustration: Unem-
ployed workers desperately want
jobs, but employers won't hire them
because they are unemployed.
The rule has always been that it's
easier to get a job if you already
have one, and that seems truer
than ever now.
But the last three years of layoffs,
plant-closings, downsizing and
high unemployment means that
there are many workers who don't
The Tea Party's take on the issues
to national security, immigration
and radical Islam.
The central theme of the series
is the growing chasm between
progressive theory and hard reality.
Richard Epstein boils the ques-
tion down to its essence in "Why
Progressive Institutions Are Un-
sustainable": "As the next election
comes ever closer, this nation faces
a fork in the road. Does it continue
with the progressive policies of the
past several years, dating back to
the first years of the second Bush
administration, or does it return to
the classical liberal model?"
National defense looms large in
the series, with pamphlets devoted
to the current administration's
mishandling of the nation's security
and foreign policy. In three short
years, President Barack Obama has
alienated friends (Great Britain and
Israel), emboldened enemies (Iran
and North Korea), and signaled
weakness and indecisiveness to
rivals (China and Russia).
He is, as former U.N. Ambassador
John Bolton writes in "How Barack
Obama is Endangering Our Na-
tional Sovereignty," "our first post-
American president-someone who
sees his role in our foreign policy
less as an advocate for America's
'parochial' interests and more as
'a citizen of the world,' in his own
The bulk of the series zeroes in on
domestic policies, some of which
began under previous administra-
tions but have been exacerbated
since Obama took the helm. Health
care reform is Obama's signal ac-
complishment, and the Broadsides
blow the lid off this leviathan of a
bill many of us still only vaguely
"Yes, there are too many unin-
sured Americans," writes David
Gratzer in "Why Obalna's Govern-
ment Takeover of Health Care Will
Be a Disaster," "but insurance re-
form that would eventually see tens
would think: Could some pockets
be getting filled late for Christmas?
Why not get social, fraternal
organizations, high school clubs,
prisoners (work a day, get time off
equal), volunteers and others to
do the work? Then have citizens
donate materials and plants or
businesses help with what they
of millions of Americans shifted to
a public program is not the answer.
Yes, costs are rising, but rationing
by bureaucracy is not the answer.
Yes, more choices are needed, but
a rigidly regulated health-insur-
ance exchange designed to change
everyone's plans is not the answer."
What is the answer? Betsey Mc-
Caughey argues in "Obama's Health
Law: What It Says and How to
Overturn It," that a 20-page bill to
repeal and replace the misnamed
Affordable Care Act would free
consumers to buy insurance from
other states; provide incentives for
states to establish medical courts
to weed out frivolous lawsuits and
create subsidized high-risk insur-
ance pools; and fix COBRA. '
The three latest entries in the
series Lance Izumi on the
administration's disastrous effort to
nationalize education; Richard Ep-
stein on progressivism's invariable
failure; and Peter Ferrara on the
coming tidal wave of Obama taxes
and regulations are precisely
the arguments Americans need to
have, and the issues their elected
officials need to confront this
Although the Broadsides are
highly critical of the Obama admin-
istration, the writers conjure with
ideas and policies, not ad hominem
attacks. That's part of what makes
this series so engaging and, ulti-
mately, fair. They set the standard
for serious partisan engagement.
Any thinking Democrat can find
common ground with the policies
found in these pamphlets.
The hour. is late, and the need
for an educated citizenry, active
and engaged, has never been more
pressing. Class is in session. Now
get to reading.
Ben Boychuk is a co-writer of Scripps Howard
News Service's weekly RedBlueAmerica column
and associate editor of City Journal. Contact
him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
can. This would then truly be a
Because we know if the city
follows its usual way, it will come
in over budget (e.g. courthouse
- largest waste of funds, waste
treatment plant, the list is long...).
BY BEN BOYCHUK
Scripps Howard News Service
at does OccupyWall
Street know? Judging from
the manifestos, leaflets,
banners and detritus left behind at
Occupy camps from Manhattan to
Los Angeles, the answer is too little
about too much.
Perhaps Hanna Appel has the
solution. The Columbia University
anthropologist will give class credit
to students who do "fieldwork" in
the OccupyWall Street movement.
The idea, apparently, is to give
young students a political
education on the ground.
The Tea Party movement has
already done its fieldwork. But in
fairness, we might also ask what
exactly does the Tea Party know?
Enough to score a victory at the
polls in 2010, certainly. But enough
to save the country? It's safe to say
the Tea Party is still a young move-
ment in need of its own higher
Happily, a Tea Party alternative to
Appel's pedagogical experiments
does exist, and tuition runs notice-
ably less than Columbia's $51,866 a
year. In a pungent series of booklets
called Encounter Broadsides, read-
ers have accessible and rigorous
primers on the conservative mind,
just in time for the 2012 election
season, and priced around $6 a
piece. Call it Tea Party 101.
"We aim not merely to comment
on, but to intervene in the debate,
bringing fresh perspectives to
controversies that too often have
been interred in the shallow grave
of politically correct orthodoxy,"
said publisher Roger Kimball at the
launch of the series in 2009.
So far, 27 pocket-sized Broad-
sides have revived the polemical
spirit of "Common Sense" and
"The Federalist Papers" and hit on
hot-button issues from health care,
government unions and tax policy
Madison Park landscaping
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the hill at Madison Park is one to
The landscaping of an "oversized
backyard" to cost approximately
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TALLAHASSEE Leaders of the
Republican-controlled House and
Senate cleared the way for formal
budget negotiations on Tuesday only
hours after it appeared the process
was bogged down over differences
on allocations for higher education.
The short-lived standoff came
when the Senate refused a House
offer to cut $200 million in annual
spending on higher education, a
"deal killer" that might have delayed
the Legislature in meeting its March 9
adjournment. But the fencing ended
quickly with a mid-afternoon joint
statement from Senate President
Mike Haridopolos, R-Merritt Island,
and House Speaker Dean Cannon,
"We were able to produce budget
allocations that address a more than
$1 billion shortfall, increase Pre-K-
12 education funding by more than
$1 billion and set aside ample re-
serves," Cannon said.
The Senate passed a budget of
nearly $71. billion on Feb.,15, two
weeks after a $69.2 billion budget
a oe-term pr.esw :]ident.
passed in the House.
The House budget is about $1.6
billion less because the Senate
wants budget control over two local
expressway authorities. The Senate
,budget, which totals nearly $70.8
billion, boosts funding for road-
building while also establishing cuts
for substance abuse programs. Both
target thousands of state workers'
jobs. The House budget would raise
the cost of college and cut health
care programs while the Senate's
proposal cuts spending on hospitals,
and limits emergency room visits.
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TALLAHASSEE Florida legislators,
saying that they differ from rank-and-
file state workers, shot down an effort on
Tuesday to force themselves to pay more
for their health insurance.
The 160 members in the Florida Legis-
lature pay among the lowest premiums
in state government.
Legislators pay $8.34 a month for in-
dividual coverage and $30 a month for
family coverage. That's the same amount
that about 32,000 state workers and top
officials such as Gov. Rick Scott pay.
Rank-and-file state workers, however,
pay $50 a month for individual coverage
and $180 a month for family coverage.
Sen. Joe Negron, R-Stuart, said legis-
lators should pay the- same for health
insurance as janitors and prison guards.
"There is no rationale for the Legis-
lature to pay significantly lower health
insurance than our co-workers in state.
government," Negron, said. "Why should
we pay less for health insurance than
the men and women who are part of the
Negron tried to place the health in-
surance provision in a bill dealing with .
state employment. But he ran into fierce
opposition from both Democrats and
From Page 1A
distractions caused by signs.
The credit union wants to erect a sign
roughly 20-feet tall which would include
a full-color and "true-white" changeable
message center measuring 4-feet-five-
inches across and nine-feet, 3-inches
The company is soon moving from its
space in the Marianna Post Office to an-
other location on Lafayette Street. The
credit union wants to place its sign on
There is some disagreement about
which existing lighting regulations apply
to both on-premises and off-premises
placement, and whether the proposed
sign would run counter to the intent of
the regulations as they exist.
Saying he wants to do what will be
business-friendly, Jackson County Com-
mission Chairman Chuck Lockey said
he wanted the issue fast-tracked toward
Any proposed change in the terms df
the sign ordinance requires participation
of the planning commission. The county
commission can approve or reject the
advisory board's recommendation, but
must involve it in the discussion either
From Page 1A
transported it to the con-
ference. They competed
against other teams in a
game called"Gateway." Es-
sentially, the robot picked
up barrels and balls and
moved them to different
places for points.
The MHS Technology
Brain Bowl team consist-
ing of Dalton Hendrix,
Varnum and King, took
first place in the testing
portion. Two of its mem-
bers, Varnum and King
placed in the top 10 on
their individual tests.
The MHS students were
also finalists in a number
of other competitions.
In the CAD Engineering
with Animation compe-
tition, Varnum created a
3D computer model of an
engineering or machine
In the Music Produc-
tion competition, King,
Chris Allen, Will Glover
and Megan Trotman used
a computer program to
compose music. They de-
tailed how they did it in a
notebook for the judges.
Trotman created a pre-
sentation on the confer-
ence's theme "Survival,"
using Photoshop and
other programs for the
Glover and Ben Whid-
don produced animated
graphics on nuclear ener-
gy for the SciVis competi-
tion. Garrett said they cre-
ated an animated nuclear
reactor and showed how
energy flows from it.
Republicans on the Senate Budget Com-
mittee. They argued that they are already
sacrificing financially to be in the Legis-
lature and that their salaries have been
reduced or frozen in recent years. Leg-
islators earn slightly less than $30,000
a year while, the two legislative leaders
earn slightly more than $41,000.
Sen. Gary Siplin, D-Orlando, argued
that lawmakers were "different from jan-
itors" since they have to contend with
contested elections and can be accused
by political opponents of ethical wrong-
doing. Siplin has battled several ethics
charges over the last decade.
"This is an expense for us, this is not a
benefit," Siplin said.
Sen. Ellyn.Bogdanoff, R-Fort Lauder-
dale, blasted Negron's proposal as an at-
tempt to make a political statement that
can be placed on a campaign mail piece,
while Sen. Mike Bennett, R-Bradenton,
said the hike in premiums would result
in only wealthy people getting elected.
This marks one of the few times that
lawmakers have openly debated how
much they pay for health insurance.
The issue is normally addressed in the
state budget. The health insurance cov-
erage provided to legislators used to be
free but the state started charging the
current rate in 2010.
Lockey asked the county's staff plan-
ning director get in touch with the advi-
sory board and see if it will be possible
to convene a special early meeting of
that group to consider what might be in-
cluded in an ordinance change, so they
would be ready to make a recommenda-
tion at the regularly-scheduled planning
-session on March 13.
County Attorney Frank Baker was
also directed to participate in drafting a
proposed ordinance amendment, with
input from. the county's staff planning
director, for the planning board to con-
sider when it does meet. Whether a spe-
cial planning session is called or not, the
county commission board gave itself an
opportunity to soon' hear the planning
In anticipation of a planning recom-
mendation by the time the county com-
mission meets again on March 27, the
county board voted to set a public hear-
ing on the sign issue for that date, at 6:15
Later in Tuesday night's county meet-
ing, commissioners also put one more
item on the planning commission's
special session agenda. Business owner
Buddy Bannerman wants the board
to grandfather in a change in the plat-
ting documents he has proposed for
the land he owns, the Eagles Landing
development parcel in Marianna.
In the system control
Whiddon, Glover and King
were given a problem and
developed solution to the
problem, using computer
programs to illustrate the
Theo Goolsby and Galen
Olds were given a chal-
lenge in the technology
problem solving compe-
tition and used the tools
given to them by officials
to solve it. Garrett likened
it to the scene in "Apollo
13" during which scien-
tists develop solutions for
the astronauts' problems
using basic materials.
In the video game de-
sign competition, Glober,
Goolsby, Trotman and
Whiddon designed an
educational video game.
Besides putting what
they've learned in math,
science and engineering
to practice, students also
benefit by meeting top
members in those fields,
Garrett said. Engineers,
NASA officials and other
industry members serve
not only as spectators but
also judges in some of
"This is where they're
networking," Garrett said.
The TSA program began
a few years ago, Garrett
said. Students apply to be
in it, and if they have a 3 or
better in the FCAT and are
in advanced math classes,
they can get into the pro-
gram on a first come, first
serve basis. Typically stu-
dents apply at the end of
the eighth grade.
The group is now deter-
mining who will go to the
National Conference be-
ing held from June 21-25
"I have a super smart
bunch of kids," Garrett
Florida TSA State Conference results
)) 2nd place overall TSA VEX Robotic Competition:
Dalton Hendri, and Steven Varnum
) 1st place Technology Brain Bowl team testing:
Dalton Hendrix. Steven Varnum and Michael King
CAD Engineering with Animation Steven Varnum
n Music Production Michael King. Chris Allen. Will
Glover and Megan Trotman
D Photographic Technology Megan Trotman
) SciVis Ben Whiddon and Will Glover
n System Control Technology Ben Whiddon, Will
Glover and Michael King
D Technology Brain Bowl Dalton Hendrix, Steven
Varnum, and Michael Kingr
a Technology Brain Bowl Individual test results -
Steven Varnum and Michael King
) Technology Problem Solving Theo Goolsby and
Video Game Design Will Glover, Theo Gpolsby,
Megan Trotman and Ben Whiddon
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Marianna, Florida 32446
James Edward Amerson,
Sr. died on February 27,
2012 at his place of resi-
dence. He was born on
April 22, 1926 in Westville
Fl. to Robert and Clyde
He was born in Holmes
County and has lived most
of his life in Jackson Coun-
ty. Mr. Amerson was a
member of the Lighthouse
Church in Marianna. He
enjoyed Fishing, Garden-
ing, taking care of his wife,
serving God and attending
He is preceded in death
by his wife, of more then 53
years, Dorothy Mae Josey
He is survived by two
sons, James Edward
Amerson Jr., Daryl C.
Amerson and wife, Melissa
all of Gibsonton; two
daughters, Anna S. Lytle of
Lakeland, Benita S. Wages
and husband, Jackson of
Marianna; one sister, Lois
Natter of Jacksonville; eight
grandchildren, 14 great-
Funeral services will be
Thursday, March 1, at 2 pm
at James and Sikes Maddox
Chapel with the Revs.
Charles Coley, Henry
McClain, Bobby Bryant of-
ficiating. Interment will
follow in the Bonifay City
Cemetery with James and
Sikes Funeral Home Mad-
dox Chapel directing.
The family will receive
friends Wednesday, Febru-
ary 29, from 6 8 pm at
James and Sikes Maddox
Expressions of sympathy
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111 Blanding Blvd.
Orange Park, FL 32073
ELSIE LORANE TALLEY
away Sunday night Febru-
ary 26, 2012 in Orange
Park. She was born near
Two-Egg as the third child
of Hattie Mae Benton and
William Russell Talley, Sr.
At the beginning of World
War II, Russell moved his
family to Bascom and set-
tied adjacent to land that
was part of the old home-
stead of Great Grandfather
William Rubel Talley, cir-
cuit rider Methodist minis-
ter. During the war years,
Elsie and her sister, Bon-
nie, assisted neighboring
farmers with planting and
harvesting corn and pea-
nuts, because most of the
men were away serving
In 1946, Elsie married
Grover L. McClain (now
deceased). They moved to
Jacksonville in 1947 and El-
sie was a homemaker and
mother of two children,
Elizabeth and Wayne. In
the early 1960's she began
working as secretary and
bookkeeper for a group of
companies which later be-
came Patterson Enterpris-
es. Elsie started moving up
the "corporate ladder" and
1983 brought many
changes. She started
classes at The University of
Oklahoma. Three years lat-
er, Elsie became the first
woman, worldwide, to be a
"certified public refrigerat-
ed warehouseman". Elsie'
was elected a member of
the' Board of Directors of
the International Associa-
tion of Public Warehouses.
The Washington, D. C.
based association included
refrigerated warehouses in
37 countries. Elsie had the
opportunity to become a
World traveler. Her final
position was President and
General Manager of five
warehouses in the state of,
Florida. In 1989, she
changed careers and be-
came a Real Estate Broker.
Elsie sold only "New home-
s" for the top builders in
Clay and Duval counties.
She achieved and earned
many regional and local
Elsie has been very active
in her community: Mem-
ber and ruling elder of
Murray Hill Presbyterian
Church, Board of Directors
of" Florida Christian
Homes, Board of Directors
of USO, President of
Seabreeze Singles Square
Dance Club, Secretary of
Jacksonville Equal Oppor-
tunity Council, Hospice
Staff of Methodist Hospital
(first Hospice in this area),
Board of Directors of
American Cancer Society,
SAC Committee Thunder-
bolt &-Tynes Elementary
Schools, Volunteer of the
Year for Clay County Dis-
trict Schools, Who's Who in
American Business Women
(1980-1987), First Place
Winner Jacksonville Jour-
nal Cooking Contests (6
years), Florida Times-
Union EVE Award for Em-
ployment, Member of Sun-
rise Rotary Club of Orange
Park (two Paul Harris Fel-
In 2005 Elsie, with her
daughter Elizabeth, as her
caregiver, moved to
Penney Retirement Com-
munity. In 2007, she was
elected to the City Council
and in 2008 she was elected
Vice-Mayor of Penney
Farms. In this community
she also leaves to mourn a.
dear "nearly" daughter,
Elaine Bryant Brown, who
has been her devoted sitter
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Florida House of Representatives.
Alicia Hatcher is a graduate of Chipola'
College and Florida State University and
has experience with the cost of Florida
."It's obvious that tuition increases put
students in a difficult position," Hatch-
er said. "Do you go into debt in order
to get an education or do you forfeit an
education to avoid going into debt?"
However, there is some assistance for
students seeking a college education.
The Office of Student Financial Assis-
tance within the Florida Department of
Education offers a variety of state-funded
grants and scholarships for postsecond-
ary education to Florida residents in-
terested in financial aid. Most are need-
based, but some are awarded based on
The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship
Program was created to reward students
for their academic achievements in high
school. There are three levels of Bright
Futures awards the Florida Academic
Scholars Award, the Florida Medallion
Scholars award and the Florida Gold Seal
Vocational Scholars award.
Due to budget cuts, each level of the
and caring friend during
this past difficult year of in-
Elsie's daughter, Eliza-
beth, attended FSU and
graduated from JU. She a
received her Masters' at
UNF and taught in public
school systems for over 35
years. Elsie's son, Wayne,
is also a "Seminole" and re-
ceived his Masters' from
UNF. Wayne and his wife,
Julie, live in Palatka. Julie
has two sons J. T. and Dal-
ton Herbin. Wayne is a
and a community leader.
His two daughters, Rebec-
ca McClain Hester (Jamie)
and Kristen McClain Redd
(Adam) are both graduates
of FSU and are cancer sur-
vivors. Rebecca and
Kristen are very successful
business women in Atlanta.
Elsie's grandson Charles
(Charlie) William Russell
Jenkins and his wife Jen
graduated with Masters'
degrees from the Universi-
ty of Florida. They teach at
School in Gainesville and
are excellent role models
for all students. Their first
child, a daughter, is expect-
ed in June, 2012.
Other children of Hattie
Mae and Russell Talley are
Elizabeth (deceased), Wil-
liam "Bill" Russell Talley,
Jr. (Mary), Bonnie Viola
Talley Dunaway (Leon de-
ceased), Sarah Ruth Talley
Hughes (John), George
Chalmas Talley (Judy).
There will be a graveside
service at 11:00 am on Sat-
urday March 3, 2012, with
the Rev. Clyde Wray offi-
ciating and Jess McCrosky
(Hospice Chaplain) assist-
ing. It will be held at Jack-
sonville Memory Gardens
Cemetery, 111 Blanding
Blvd., Orange Park, Florida
32073. The family requests
memorials, in Elsie's name,
to be made to Community
Hospice of North East Flor-
ida, 4266 Sunbeam Road,
Jacksonville, Florida 32257.
3960 Lafayette Street
Marianna, Florida 32446
Edward Rivera, 56, of
Alford, passed away on
Sunday, February,26, 2012
at Bay Medical. He had
lived in this area since 2000
coming from Staton Island,
NY and was of the Catholic
He is survived by his
wife, Violet Rivera of
Alford; two sons Howard
Rivera of Cottondale and
Mitchell Rivera of Alford;
one daughter, Melinda
Rivera of Marianna and
A memorial service will
be held on Friday, March 2,
2012 at 10:00 A.M. at Ma-
rianna Chapel Funeral
Home with the Rev. Jack
Marianna Chapel Funer-
al Home is in charge of ar-
Expressions of sympathy
may be submitted online at
Bright Futures Scholarship Program has
taken a hit, as well as all other state-
funded scholarship and grant programs,
according to the proposed budget for the
state of Florida.
The U.S. Department of Education re-
quires students who are interested in
receiving financial aid for their postsec-
ondary education to fill out a Free Appli-
cation for Federal Student Aid, in order
to determine each student's financial
need. Florida colleges are now requiring
students to complete a FAFSA in order to
receive state aid as well.
The Florida Prepaid College Plan al-
lows parents to lock in tuition rates at
the current cost at the time of purchase
for their children, as long as they attend a
state college or university. It is the largest
prepaid college plan in the country.
The availability of state and federal fi-
nancial aid programs and Florida Pre-
paid has allowed the state of Florida to
maintain its relatively low rate of tuition.
However, financial aid cannot support
the rising cost of tuition for the colleges
"It's really a tough situation for legisla-
tors and for students, but when there's
no more money, there's no more money,"
Maggie Rooks is a student at the University of Florida.
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Local residents in amazement yesterday as
Collectors provide a stimulus package to
They are paying out right on the
spot for my stuff. Unbelievable!!
By DAVID MORGAN
Spokesperson for the event
said he expects to spend in
excess of $200,000.00 this week
for vintage items and precious
metals from local residents. Here
are some examples of what is
going on in the event that started
Monday in the Fairfield Inn &
One person sold an old Gibson
guitar that was purchased in the
1960's for less than $250.00
to a collector at the event for
Another person had a pocket
watch collection that sold for
If you go:
WHO OHIO VALLEY GOLD
& SILVER REFINERY
WHAT OPEN 0O THE PUBUC
TO SELL THEIR GOLD
WHERE FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES
4966 WHITETAIL DRIVE
MARIANNA, FL 32448
WHEN FEBRUARY 27 MARCH 3
DIRECTIONS 850 482.0012
INFORMATION 217 787 7767
By DAVID MORGAN
Got Coin? It might be just the
time to cash in. This week, starting
Monday and continuing through
Sunday, the International Collectors
Association, in conjunction with the
Ohio Valley Gold & Silver Refinery,,
will be purchasing all types of silver
and gold coins direct from the public.
All types are welcome and the event
Collectors will be on hand to
identify and sort your coins. Then the
quality or grade will be determined.
According to collectors I talked with,
the better the grade the more they
are worth. With the current silver
and gold markets, prices are up for
older coins too. Any coins minted in
1970 and before in the U.S. are 90%
silver, except nickels and pennies.
The coins worth is determined
by the rarity and the grade. Old silver
dollars are worth a great premium
right now. Even well worn and heavy
circulated ones are bringing good
premiums. Franklin and Kennedy
halves, Washington quarters and
Mercury and Roosevelt dimes are all
worth many times their face value.
While older types like Seated Liberty,
Standing Liberties, and Barber coins
are worth even more.
Gold coins are really worth a
lot right now according to Brian
Eades of the International Collectors
Association. "This country didn't
start minting coins until 1792," says
Eades. "Before that people would
trade goods using gold dust and
nuggets. Some shop keepers would
take more gold than needed to pay
for items purchased. There was no
uniform system of making change."
$4600.00, with one of the watches
in this collection bringing
$375.00 of the $4600.00 talley.
A husband and wife brought
in a box of old Jewelry,
wristwatches, coins, and two
German daggers from WW2 and
left $785.00 richer.
This is cool that something
like this would come here to our
town. Where else would this stuff
ever be sold? The refinery has
teamed up with the collectors for
a 24 month tour of the United
States, both.big and small towns
to dig up hidden gems.
Items we will
Sterling Silver Tea Sets
All Coins arpd 1970 &
All forms of Platinum
The government opened the
first mints and began distributing
the coins in 1792. By the beginning
of the 19th century, coins and paper
currency were wide spread and our
monetary system was here to stay. In
1933, Roosevelt required all banking
institutions to turn in all gold coins.
Once all banks turned in this
gold, the president raised the gold
standard from $20.00 per ounce to
$33.00 per ounce. This was his way
of stimulating the economy during
the great depression. However, gold
coins were never redistributed after
the recall. Not all gold coins were
turned in. Many folks during that
time didn't completely trust the
government and chose to keep their
These gold coins are sought after
by collectors today and bring many
times the face value. Any gold coins
with the mint marks of CC, D or O
will bring nice premiums. Collectors
at the event will be glad to show you
where to look. Other types of coins
will, also be purchase including:
foreign coins, Indian head cents, two
cent pieces, half dimes, three cent
pieces and buffalo nickels to name a
Collectors warn people against
trying to clean their coins as
significant damage can be done and
the coins value lessened.
Items we will
Sterling Silver Tea Sets
All Coins Dated Pre 1970
All forms of Platinum
"I'm glad I came inl I really need the money."
CLAUDIA MCDONALD says, who received $825 for a gold coin minted in 1986.
Dozens cash in yesterday with jewelry,
railrad watches and guitars. An estimated
$200,000 in Manannal
By DAVID MORGAN
The first days of the reclamation
drive in Marianna will be a hit with
those looking to sell their gold and
silver. Representatives are on hand
this week purchasing all types of
unwanted and broken jewelry. An
estimated 55 people left the event
with over $200 dollars from old class
rings, wedding bands, herringbones,
and gold teeth. Coins dated 1970 and
earlier were bringing big premiums
as well. Silver dollars, halves and
quarters arrived in large quantities.
Lots of gold coins were also brought
in. Rebecca Hughes walked away
with over $1200.00 after selling an
original $20 gold piece from 1888.
Martin, Gibson, Fender,
Gretsch, Mandolins, Banjos
Hamilton, Illinois, Waltham,
Patek Phillipe, Ball, Howard,
South Bend, Elgin and others
.Wrist watches: Omega,
Hamilton, Breitling and many
Old paper money: United
States, Confederate States,
Blanket Bills, $1000.00 bills
Antique Toys: Trains, Tin
wind-ups, Mechanical Banks,
Robots, Pressed Steel trucks,
and many more
War Memorabilia: Swords,
Bayonets, Helmets, German,
Confederate, Union, USA, and
Local records reveal to
our research department that
recent vintage guitar sold
for $2400.00 and another for
$12,000.00 to a collector that
will be tied into the event this
week via live database feed.
On the other side of the room
were representatives from the Buyers
Association. They were purchasing
all types of guitars, large currency
bills dated before 1923, military
items and pocket watches. One
watch was purchased by a collector
in Montana for $835 dollars. There
were piles of sterling silver items
like old silverware sets and tea pots.
One gentleman rolled a cart in with 3
boxes full of silver coins. Company
officials reported spending over
$80,000 the first day of the event,
alone. Brian Eades with Ohio Valley
said, "We have had an overwhelming
turnout this first day and we expect
to get busier every day this week."
The event continues today and runs
through Sunday. The event is free and
the public is welcome.
Local Residents are
ready to cash in!
International antique buyers
in town this week and ready to
By DAVID MORGAN
Hundreds of phone calls
from local residents this week to
the corporate office of the Ohio
Valley Gold and Silver Refinery
pour in inquiring about items to be
purchased all this week by the team
of antique buyers that is on site with
The team of buyers this week
are purchasing a vast array of
vintage items (see left) along with
coins, gold jewelry, and sterling
silver items the refinery deals in.
It is a Local shot in the arm for
our economy. The spokesperson
for the event expects to spend in
excess of $200,000.00 this week at
the Fairfield Inn & Suites paying
local residents on the spot. The
spokesperson for the company
explained that these collectors are
paying collector price for vintage
items. It's a great way for people to
get a great value for their items.
Refinery representatives will be on
hand through Sunday to purchase
all gold, silver and platinum items,
as well as coins. Public welcome
Silver and Gold Coin Prices
Up During Poor Economy.
1 8A WEDNESDAY. FEBRUARY 29, 2012
Laurel Hill blanks Malone
Tigers' offense struggles,
only gets 1 hit in defeat
BY DUSTIN KENT
Laurel Hill's Kyle Slingerland tossed
a one-hit shutout Tuesday night in
Malone to deal the Tigers a 1-0 loss
in the District 1-1A opener for both
Slingerland also struck out 13
Malone batters, while walking five
and hitting two.
The lone hit of the night for the
Tigers came on a Garrett Harris in-
field single in the bottom of the fifth
But as was the story all night,
"That was embarrassing. We're
taking third strikes and that's
unacceptable. All ofthem,from
top to bottom. It's everybody, 1-9."
it didn't lead to a run, as Malone
stranded eight runners on the
"That was embarrassing," Tigers
coach Max Harkrider said of his
team's offensive effort. "(Slinger-
land) did a good job, but after the
fifth inning he pretty much just beat
us with fastballs. We're not com-
peting up there. We're taking third
strikes and that's unacceptable. And
it's all of them, from top to bottom.
It's everybody, 1-9."
The ineptitude offensively wasted
a pair of excellent pitching perfor-
mances by Nick Breeden and Brett
Henry, who surrendered just two
hits to the Hoboes, both in the fourth
That was the only inning in which
either team scored, as Tyler Zessin
ripped a double to left field to start
the inning and came around to
score on an infield single by Trey
Breeden started on the mound for
the Tigers and went five innings, al-
lowing just the one run on two hits
and five walks, and struck out seven.
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Tigers' game against Laurel Hill on Tuesday.
Chipola's Sasha LaGarde slides into
third base during the Indians' game
against the Bengals on Saturday.
BY DUSTIN KENT
After dropping three of their last
five games, the Chipola Indians will
try to get back on track this week
with six games, starting today with a
road trip to face Middle Georgia.
Chipola (11-10) started the season
6-7 before winning three straight
over Wallace State-Dothan, Chatta-
hoochee Valley and St. Johns River
to move two games over .500.
But the Indians had the streak
broken with a 4-3 loss to Darton
on Feb. 21 before splitting a pair of
games with LSU-Eunice and doing
the same with Middle Georgia last
The lack of consistency is what
Chipola coach Jeff Johnson said has
been the most frustrating part of the
season thus far.
"One game, we'll play decent, and
then the next, we'll play with no in-
tensity," he said. "We've got to get
that fixed. We're making way too
See INDIANS, Page 2B
CHIPLEY 62, WEST GADSDEN 53
One win from title
to 1A final
BY DUSTIN KENT
The Chipley Tigers are
now one game away from
a state championship.
Chipley overcame a slug-
gish start to top the West
Gadsden Panthers 62-53
Tuesday morning in the
semifinals of the lA state
tournament in Lakeland.
With the win, the Tigers
(25-3) advance to today's
S- .. state title game at 9 a.m.
CST against the Hawthorne
Hornets, who defeated
Union County in the sec-
ond semifinal Tuesday.
.. Alex Hamilton led Chi-
pley with 16 points and 13
S: ,rebounds, while Kobe Mc-
S Crary added 12 points and
seven rebounds and fresh-
man Tyrome Sharpe put in
12 points as well.
Charis Fitzgerald led the
Panthers with 14 points,
with Kaion Walker adding
13, and Willie Holmes 10.
SIt was a sloppy affair
much of the way, with the
teams combining for 50
turnovers and 26 missed
2 "MThe Panthers jumped
,, out to a big early lead,
as a banked in 3-pointer
by Fitzgerald put West
Gadsden up 18-8.
.. It wAs a 22-10 West
Gadsden edge through
., ... one quarter, but Chipley
turned up the heat with
its defensive pressure in
SCOTT WHEELER/LAKELAND LEDGER
Chipley's Kobe McCrary goes up against West Gadsden in Lakeland on Tuesday. See WIN, Page 2B
The Graceville High School Cheerleaders are (front row, from left) Delicia Sorey, Lauren Skipper, Taylor Smith, and Coral Aguado;
back row is Brienne Beechum, Megan Aultman, Morgan Sumner, and Trienietiy Boston.
Graceville cheerleaders reach semis of event
From staff reports leading Competition in Kissimmee.
Competing with 13 teams in the 1A
The varsity cheerleaders of Gracev- Small Varsity Division, they placed
ille High School recently competed second in the semifinal round.
in the FHSAA Competitive Cheer- As one of the top three teams in
their division, they proceeded to the
final round on Friday evening and
placed third behind Bay High School
of Panama City and Dade Christian
School of Miami.
Bulldogs beat Bay
BY SHELIA MADE
The Marianna High
School Bulldogs picked
up their second win of
the season Saturday with
a 6-1 victory over Bay
High on the road.
Marianna coach Andy
Shelton went with left-
hander Michael Mader
on the mound and senior
Clayte Rooks behind the
plate, with Mason Melvin
at first, Brandon Burch at
second, Bradly Middle-
ton at shortstop, and Tay-
lor Strauss at third.
JT Meadows took care
of left field, with Austin
Branch anchoring down
centerfield and Chris
Godwin covering right.
Jae Elliott,was the desig-
The Bulldogs scored
first in the top of the sec-
Melvin singled, fol-
lowed by Strauss reach-
ing on an error.
Elliott hit into a fielder's
choice that got Melvin at
third, and a double steal
put both runners in scor-
ing position, with Strauss
crossing home on a sac-
rifice fly to centerfield by
The Bulldogs second
run came in the third in-
ning when Godwin hit
a one out double and
scored when Middleton
took advantage of an er-
ror at third.
Strauss scored the
lone run for Marianna
in fourth inning follow-
ing a single to lead things
With one out, Branch
was issued a walk, and
Burch reached on a mis-
played ball at shortstop
before Meadows picked
up an RBI when he took
one for the team with the
A fielder's choice got
the runner at home
See BULLDOGS, Page 2BL
12B WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 29,2012
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The Prostyle 14's volleyball team based in Sneads, won another gold medal at the Gulf Shores
Classic held in Gulf Shores, Alabama. The front row is Logan McCord, Emily Glover, Charli
Robbirds and Logan Gilley; on the back row Makienna Sneads, Mallory Beauchamp, Keely
Johnson, Ashlyn Roberts, Madison Pickens and Ashlyn Edwards
team wins gold medal
Special to the Floridan
The Prostyle 14's volley-
ball team, based in Sneads,
won another gold medal
at the Gulf Shores Classic
held in Gulf Shores, Ala.
In the tournament, Pro-
style competed against 12
teams from all over Florida
The girls cruised through
pool play on the first day,
finishing undefeated and
earning aspot in the Gold
From Page 1B
Henry came on in relief
in the sixth inning and
completely shut down
the Hoboes, retiring all six
batters he faced with five
"We've been doing a good
job of throwing strikes
and we're playing pretty
good defense," Harkrider
From Page 1B
the second period, and the
Panthers began to pile up
A 3-pointer by Sharpe got
the rallystarted for Chipley,
with a two from McCrary
and another 3-pointer by
Hamilton cutting the mar-
gin to.three at 27-24.
A Brandon Shingles
3-pointer briefly stopped
the run and put the Pan-
thers back up six,'but
Sharpe scored on a driving
basket, then scored again
after a Chipley steal, and
another turnover led to a
corner triple by Emmanu-
From Page 1B
before a fly out ended the
Melvin scored the Bull-
dogs' fourth run of the eve-
ning in the fifth inning.
Following a walk to Rooks
to get things going in the
top half of the frame, Tyler
Hampton was put in as a;
Hampton stole second,
then Melvin drew a walk
with both players moving
Iq the first match of the
Gold division play-off,
Prostyle faced off against
Miracle Strip 14's.
Miracle Strip had also
gone undefeated in their
pool play, but the girls
from Prostyle were able to
defeat Miracle Strip in two
,This win put .Prostyle
in the championship
match against Deep South
After losing game one
to the much larger Deep
"But none of that matters
if you can't score."
The Tigers had some
chances, leaving runners
on second and third in the
first inning, leaving run-
ners on third in the third
and fifth innings, and
stranding them on the
corners in the sixth.
"We just couldn't get the
big hit," Harkrider said.
"That's the story of the
el Batson to give the Tigers
the lead at 31-30.
Yet another West Gads-
den turnover resulted in a
lay-up by Hamilton, and
an offensive put-back by
Ryan Dawson right before
the half put the Tigers up
35-31 at the break.
Chipley extended the
lead to seven in the third
quarter, but buckets by
Walker and Patrick Gilyard
got it back to two at 43-41
going into the fourth.
But just as in their Re-
gional Final win over
Malone, the fourth quarter
belonged to the Tigers, as
they got a tip-in by Ham-
ilton, a basket by Cameron
Dozier and a lay-up by Mc-
up 90 feet to put two in
-On a bunt by Strauss,
Hampton was out at the
With two outs, Branch
singled home Melvin be-
fore a strikeout ended the
Rooks led off the seventh
with a double and with one
out, Strauss drew a walk.
Shayne Blanton made
good of his first at bat since
returning from basketball
with an RBI single to right
field, and Branch singled
South team, Prostyle ral-
lied and turned up the
heat in matching Deep
South's aggressive attacks
with great defense, ball
control, and excellent shot
Prostyle finished the
match and won the gold
medal in a hard-fought,
three game match with
This is the second tour-
nament win for the Pro-
style 14's team based in
Malone will be right back
at it today with another
district contest at home
against Central at 4 p.m.,
while Laurel Hill will next
host Pensacola Catholic on
The Tigers and Hoboes
won't have to wait long
for a rematch, with the
teams set for the return
match Monday in Laurel
Crary to take a 49-41 edge
just over two minutes into
A dunk by McCrary off of
a feed from Dozier made
it a 10-point lead at 53-43
with 4:12 to play, and the
Panthers never got closer
The Tigers' second half
surge could be attributed
to defense and rebound-
ing, as they held the Pan-
thers to 39 percent shoot-
ing in the second half after
a 10 of 18 first half, and fin-
ished with a 37-29 edge on
the boards despite being -2
at the half.
.West Gadsden's season
came to an end with a
record of 28-3.
home the final run of the
On the night, Mader
went four innings and gave
up one unearned run on
one walk and two hits, and
struck out six.
Zac Davis came on in
relief for the final three in-
nings, giving up no runs on
one walk, and struck out
Marianna will be on the
road Thursday at Chipley
before returning home Fri-
day to take on district rival
From Page 1B
many errors and not playing solid base-
ball. Our offensive execution is not
good. We're doing too many things that
get you beat right now."
The Indians are out-hitting their op-
ponents .270 to .244, but the opposition
has hit seven more home runs on the
season and committed 15 fewer errors
than has Chipola.
The team's slugging percentage is vir-
tually even with opponents this year.
With the first Panhandle Conference
game just two weeks away, Johnson said
it's time for his team to start moving in
the right direction.
"We've just got to get this thing fixed
and ready to go for when the conference
schedule gets here," he said. "We've
played good competition, and when
you play good teams and don't play
well, you're going to get beat. Hopefully,
it's a learning experience and the guys
are learning the things they've got to
.do to be successful. I hope we start do-
ing those things on a more consistent
The Indians have gotten some excel-
lent pitching performances from their
sophomore pitchers, as returning ace
Robby Coles is 2-0 with a 0.75 ERA, with
Austin Southall posting a 1.89 ERA and a
team leading three wins, and L Hollins
up next with a 2.70 ERA.
Newcomer Brian Bardis has also col-
lected two wins and two saves in 15 1/3
innings for Chipola with a 0.59 ERA.
But the other Indians' pitchers have
struggled by and large, and the every-
day players aren't performing up to
"We're not swinging the bat close to
our capability, and our defense has been
awful," the coach said. "I don't think
we've bought into our philosophy of
what we're trying to get done yet. We're
not mentally tough enough, and we're
too selfish at times. Mentally, we're just
not as strong or as good as we need to
be right now.
"But we'll have a bunch of games this
weekend to hopefully get us going and
get some wins under our belt. Itwouldbe
nice to get on a little roll and start play-
ing better. It's to the point now where I
need to figure out who I can count on
in the Panhandle and get those guys in
there more. Everybody is getting an op-
portunity, so hopefully those guys take
advantage and start playing up to their
Chipola will take on Grand Rapids on
Friday at 2 p.m., Gordon College at 5
p.m., and then Gordon again Saturday
at 1:30 p.m.
The Indians will finish out the week-
end with two more games against Grand
Rapids, the first Saturday at 4 p.m., and
then Sunday at 1 p.m.
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High School Boys Basketball
The Chipley Tigers will play the Haw-
thorne I hornets in the IA state title game
today at 9 a.m. Central Time in Lakeland.
The game can be viewed online at http://
High School Softball
Wednesday Central at Malone, 4 p.m.
Thursday Cottondale at Ponce De
Leon, 4 and 6 p.m.
Friday Sneads at Marianna, 4 and 6
p.m.; Laurel Hill at Malone, 4:30 and 6
p.m.; Vernon at Graceville, 4 and 6 p.m.
High School Baseball
Wednesday Central at Malone, 4 p.m.
Thursday Sneads at Cottondale, 5
p.m.; Walton at Marianna, 6:30 p.m.;
Marianna at Chipley, 6:30 p.m.
Friday Altha at Graceville, 6 p.m.;
Rocky Bayou Christian at Cottondale, 6
p.m.; Malone at Ponce De Leon, 3:30 p.m.
Saturday Marianna at Sneads, 1 p.m.
Chipola will be at home this weekend
for five games. The Indians will take on
Grand Rapids three times: Friday at 2
p.m., Saturday at 4 p.m., and Sunday at 1
p.m. They'll play Gordon College Friday
at 5 p.m., and Saturday at 1:30 p.m.
The Lady Indians will travel to Cul-
man, Ala., on Friday to take on Central
Alabama at 11:30 a.m., Columbia State
at 1:30 p.m., and Alabama Southern at 4
Marianna Recreation Department will
offer a spring soccer league for boys and
girls ages 5-14.
Registration will be held Thursday
through March 23 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
at the Marianna Educational and Rec-
reational Expo located at 3625 Caverns
Road in Marianna, or at City Hall.
Registration fee for soccer is $30 for
participants who live inside the city limits
of Marianna and $45 for those outside
The fee must be paid with check or
money order; no cash will be accepted.
Make checks payable to MERE.
All participants must bring a copy of
their birth certificate. For more infor-
mation, call the Marianna Recreation
Department at 850-482-6228.
Send all sports items to email@example.com, or
fax them to 850-482-4478. The mailing address for
the paper is Jackson County Floridan P.O. Box 520
Marianna, FL 32447.
Bullpups win opener
BY SHELIA MADE
The Marianna Middle School Bullpups
baseball team started the 2012 season
the same Way they ended the 2011 sea-
son with a solid 13-4 win over Bonifay
at Optimist Park in Marianna.
Quaid Van Huss got the starting nod
for Marianna, going two and a third
innings before giving way to Matthew
Shouse, who concluded the third.
Austin Torbett took over in the fourth
for three innings before Avery Evans
closed out the game.
Bonifay's four runs all came in the
Marianna scored three in the first, five
in the second, three in the third and the
final two in the fifth inning.
Leading the Bullpups offensively were
Torbett who was 4-for-5, with Shouse
3-for-5, VanHuss and Maxx Harrell both
2-for-4, Zac Malone 3-for-3 with an RBI
sacrifice, and Garrison Melzer who was
2-for-2 with two walks.
In game two, the Bullpups took on Chi-
pley and walked away with their second
win of the young season, an 8-2 victory.
Maxx Harrell got the starting nod on
the mound, going three innings before
giving way td Austin Torbett who closed
out the game.
Harrell gave up two runs one earned
- while 'lorbett kept a goose egg on the
scoreboard against the Tigers.
At the plate, Jared Hendrix was the
highlight, going 3-for-3 with four RBI,
followed by Torbett, Malone, and Van
Huss, who were all 2-for-3.
Garrison Melzer was 2-for-2 with a
Harrell led the team in walks with
The third Bullpups 'A' team game was
an extra inning, get your money's worth
ballgame on the road at Vernon.
Marianna won 11-8 in eight innings.
Van Huss got the nod and went three
Malone came on for two scoreless in-
nings before giving way to Jared Hendrix,
who allowed three runs before Shouse
took over in the seventh inning.
Shouse allowed five runs before Har-
rell was brought to the mound in relief
and struck out the final two batters to
get out of the inning.
Van Huss was the slugger for the
Bullpups going 4-for-5, followed by Har-
rell who was 3-for-5.
Malone and Hendrix both picked up
a pair of hits with Torbett and Melzer
recording a hit each.
Braun sample collector
says he followed protocol
The Associated Press
NEW YORK.- The per-
son who collected Ryan
Braun's urine samples
that tested positive for
elevated levels of testos-
terone says he followed
the collection program's
Dino Laurenzi Jr. issued
a statement Tuesday con-
firming he handled the
sample submitted follow-
ing a playoff game on Oct.
1. He says he has been a
collector for Comprehen-
sive Drug Testing since
2005 and has taken more
than 600 samples for Ma-
jor League Baseball's drug-
' Braun's 50-game suspen-
sion was overturned last
Laurenzi says he stored
Braun's sample in his base-
ment in accordance with
because there was "no Fe-
dEx office located within
50 miles of Miller Park that
would ship packages that
day or Sunday."
Braun, however, con-
tends at least five FedEx
locations within 5 miles
were open until 9 p.m. and
there also was a 24-hour
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Dear Annie: I have been friends with
"Laura" since my husband and I moved
here 22 years ago. She is financially bet-
ter off than I am (and flaunts it), but it
never bothered me until she decided we
should exchange Christmas gifts a few
Laura can be very judgmental, and
finding the right present for her was
difficult. Costume jewelry would be re-
jected, and the real stuff was out of reach.
Meanwhile, whenever Laura was selling
Tupperware or purses, I always bought
something in order to be supportive.
Last year, she started a baking business,
so I bought her a cupcake holder for
Christmas. However, she had a Christmas
party a few days before the actual holi-
day, so instead of giving her the holder,
I gave her a hostess gift of a cookbook,
intending to give her the cupcake holder
at our personal gift exchange.
The day after her party, she called and
told me off. She said my presents were
"cheap." I tried to explain about the host-
ess gift, but she would hear none of it.
This deal is tough to get right. One defe
looks so obvious and "sure" to work that n
players would not even stop to consider tha
alternative plan might be needed.
East is defending against four spades, hav
overcalled in hearts. West leads the heart n
which must be a singleton or from a double
(With 9-x-x, he would lead his lowest he
since he did not support his partner's st
How should East plan the defense?
South's jump to four spades was a slight o,
bid, but he and his partner had not discus
using a double over three hearts as an artifi
game-try. (Note that three hearts goes dc
one if North and South promote South's hc
jack with a third club lead by North.)
After cashing two heart tricks, and know
that South has a heart left, East will be temp
to lead a third heart, expecting West to be a
to ruff higher than dummy's spade eight. Hi
though, that lets declarer collect an overtric
East should take a safety-play, first ca
ing the diamond ace. Here, West encoura
enthusiastically with his eight, and a secc
diamond lead defeats the contract. But if'
does have a spade higher than dummy's eig
he would discourage in diamonds. If there
two chances to defeat a contract, try both.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March
20) When left to your
own devices, you're likely
Lo exercise a lot of initiative
and will accordingly get
ARIES (March 21-April
19) When dealing with a
person with whom you've
had some kind of prob-
lem in the past, you're
likely to focus onlyon what
bugged you about him or
her and not on the present
TAURUS (April 20-May 20)
When other people's as-
sets are put in your hands,
consider it a sacred trust.
Bend over backward to
live up to the expectations
of those who have placed
their faith in you.
GEMINI (May 21-June-20)
Be protective of your
self-interest, but don't
go to extremes about
guarding your position.
CANCER (June 21-July 22)
You'll only have yourself
to blame if you do things
that you know will go
against your best interest.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)
You are generally a good
shopper when you put
your mind to it, but if some
irresistible luxury items are
dangled in front of you, all
your good intentions could
quickly fly out the window.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
Do not leave the mak-
ing of a personally impor-
tant decision totally up to
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23)
Co-workers will resent
it if they feel that you are
acting in a superior way
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov.
22) It's essential to make
sure your counterpart is
a capable one when deal-
ing together in a financial
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-
Dec. 21) You won't be
at your best when forced
to make a decision under
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan.
19) Remember, you are
the master of your own fate
when making and keep-
ing pledges to others. No
one will be forgiving if you
break your promise and
fail to do as you say.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.
19) Relying on your
hunches regarding a spec-
ulative risk is a bad idea.
I was angry, and so was she. On her birth-
day two weeks later, I texted, "Happy
birthday," but she didn't respond. In fact,
Laura has not spoken a word to me for
more than a year.
Last summer, I tried to mend things.
I sent a letter saying I was sorry I'd hurt
her feelings, but a Christmas gift seemed
like a silly reason to end a 20-year friend-
ship. I heard nothing back. I'm still upset
about it. My husband says I am better off
without her if she measures a friendship
by the quality of the gifts.
The problem is, when Laura was selling
real estate, she helped my son purchase
his first home. He is getting married in
July. Should I send her an invitation?
Dear California: You are not obligated to
invite Laura to the wedding. But if you do
and she chooses to attend, it creates the
opportunity to renew the friendship (if
that's what you want). Unless you cannot
afford to have her as a guest, there is no
downside to sending an invitation.
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AKC Collie Puppies, Males & Females,
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Brittany Spaniel Puppies, AKC, Champion
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CKC Jack Russell Pups
Tri-color, white with brown,
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jI=I Also Maltese Pups AKC
call for morenfo.
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Puppies for Sale AKC Toy Poodles- Males $300.
Female $400. also Shih-poos Males $250 or
females $350. Home raised and Paper trained.
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taking applications, $575/mo. 850-209-1265
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LAKE EUFAULA LOTS, 3 Contiguous Lake
front Lots. Pricing from $70K, 404-213-5754
350 HONDA-Fourtrax Rancher, low mileage,
garage kept, great condition $3,000 334-687-
1996 Stratos 16 ft dual console, 115 HP Johnson
motor, trolling motor, live wells, depth finders,
etc. Excellent condition, one owner, garage
kept. $6000. OBO 850-272-2829
2004 Moomba Mobius LSV
ii'""; 1 2 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!
$27,500 OBO. Call 334-618-3356
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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
Camper Trailer '02, Conquest by GulfStream,
26 ft bumper pull with awning and accessories.
i Forest River '01
Reflections: 37ft, 1
miles, 50 amp, (2)
A/C's, diesel pusher, loaded, includes dishes,
linens, small appliances. $42,900. OBO or will
trade for luxury car or truck. (205) 790-2152.
Forest River '12 Microllght: 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
Palomino '06 Thoroughbred: fiberglass, 30ft
sleeps 8, super slide, awning, air, all options,
will deliver. $8,900. Call cell @ 484-550-9821
Good fixer Upper 78 Ford Mida Mini 200 RV,
Great for hunting and camping, sleeps 6, white
in color, $2000. 334-671-1162. BUY NOW!!!
Jeep '83 CJ-7, Over $25K
invested. 350 Chevy en-
gine. 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
Cadillac '94 Seville, 4-door, new motor, good
condition i white in color $2500. 334--792-5822.
CHEV '76 MONTE CARLO-
400/4 BBL Numbers
match, cold A/C. 100K all
Sorig. runs strong cream
S. tan, car road ready $4,000
Ford '02 Focus new rack & pinion steering, new
front disc brakes, sunroof, cold air and cruise
control, JBC stereo & am/fm/cd, 4 cyl. auto,
great gas mil. $4500. 850-209-0747.
Ford 2000 150 23,000 Miles.
16 Months Old This is a 2010
F150 4X4 Super 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-,
Ford '95 Mustang GT
Convertible- 1-Owner white
with leather interior, 200k
mile, runs great, needs
paint, $3,500. Firm Call 334-695-2340
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I FC Lincoln'92 Town Car.
Mechanically sound and
good tires. $1,795 or best
Mercedes'93 300 SD, one owner, very clean,
excellent condition, never wrecked or damaged,
sunroof, leather interior, 4 door, champagne
color, REDUCED TO $6900 I 850-569-2475
Mercury Grand '03 Marquis LE 1-owner, V-8,
service regularly, garage kept, exc. cond. good
gas mil. 59K mi. $000. Firm. 334-393-1440.
Nissan '00 Maxima
$3599.00. Local Trade!
2180 Montgomery Hwy.
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
1-10 p.m., 334-796-2000. No trades
Pontlac '99 Firebird Formula LS 1:
T-top with midnight blue, leather seats, low
mileage, 8 cylinder, 6 speed manual. New
clutch, trans., and brakes. Transmission still
under warranty. $4,500. Call 334-268-9046
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Toyota '98 Camry
$4599.00. Run Excellent!
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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.
Harley '98 Heritage Softtall, Red, 31K Mi. New
Tires, New Brakes, Real Good Condition $8500
Harley Davidson '08 md#FXSTB Night Train,
17800K miles, 1-Owner, excellent condition,
334-798-3247 or 850-217-1647. $12.500.
GMC '09 Denall XL 1500 AWD: black with black
leather interior, fully loaded with all options,
48k miles. Asking $39,950. OBO Call 334-790-
IRUCS,[U:E ,TA CTO.RS.I: RILERS-
2008 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali Crew Cab, 25860
miles, black, leather, sunroof, navigation, DVD,
excellent condition, warranty, $12900, rgeh@ne
Chevrolet '92 Cheyenne
Truck V6 5-Speed,
A/C, New Tires, Long Bed,
$2800 OBO 334-798-1768 or 334-691-2987
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am/fm/cd, air-,cold, white in color, very clean
$5000. OBO 334-726-1215.
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6.0 V-8 Diesel, Dark Blue, Loaded, 146K Mi.
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Supercrew 4 Door. 5.4L
V-8, Bedliner, Toolbox,
Excellent Condition. 75K Miles. $14,500.
GMC '06 Sierra 1500 HD SLE: 4x4 with Leer
Fiberglass Truck Cap with side doors, flashing'
roof light, 206k miles, and in good condition.
Must see! $8,800. Call 3347793-4700
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Old John Deere M series
Tractor: with bushhog,
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Works. Make offer.
(850) 557-4416 or (334)
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roof, loaded, new tires,
One owner, GREAT
condition. 52K ml.
$8,900. 334-897-2054 or
Ford '06 E-250 Econoline:
ladder rack, 5.4 eng. Air
Second tilt wheel, cruise,
good cond., 120k miles.
Must see and drive to
$7900.00 call 334-894-2315
1500 Van: White, Explorer
condition, 41933K miles,
new tires, limited slip
Deferential, one owner, $11,500.334-347-7923
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chairs, bench seat rear,
power door locks, 125k
miles, white with black
pin stripes. Asking
$2,995. Call 334-347-1058
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loaded, rear air, clean, 160k
mi. $2200. OBO 334-691-7111
or 334-798-1768 or 334-691-
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR JACKSON COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 32-2010-CA-001045
JAMES B. NUTTER & COMPANY,
THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES,
ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES,
OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST HUGH M.
RAWLS, DECEASED, et al,
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: HELEN B. RAWLS
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 1679 Baker St Ne Palm
Bay, Fl 32907
CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose
a mortgage on the following property in
JACKSON County, Florida:
ALL OF LOT 3; AND A STRIP OF LAND 10 FEET IN
WIDTH ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF LOT 4 Of THE
PHILLIPS ADDITION TO THE PLAN OF THE CITY
OF MARIANNA, DESCRIBED AS BEGINNING AT
THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID LOT 4 AND
RUNNING NORTH ALONG THE WEST SIDE OF
RUSS STREET A DISTANCE OF 10 FEET; THENCE
WEST PARALLEL WITH THE SOUTH LINE OF THE
SAID LOT 4,209 FEET TO AN ALLEY; THENCE
SOUTH ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID ALLEY,
10 FEET TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID
LOT 4;THENCE EAST ALONG THE SOUTH LINE
OF LOT 4,209 FEET TO THE BEGINNING; ALL BE-
ING IN PHILLIPS ADDITION TO THE CITY OF MA-
RIANNA, JACKSON COUNTY, FLORIDA
has been filed against you and you are re-
quired to serve a copy of your written defenses
within 30 days after the first publication, if any,
on Florida Default Law Group, P.L., Plaintiffs
attorney, whose address is 4919 Memorial
Highway, Suite 200, Tampa, Florida 33634, and
file the original With this Court either before
service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately
thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered
against you for the relief demanded in the
Complaint or petition.
This notice shall be published once each week
for two consecutive weeks in the Jackson
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on
this 22nd day of February, 2012.
Dale R. Guthrie
Clerk of the Court
By: Tammy Bailey.
As Deputy Clerk
If you are a person with a disability who needs
any accommodation in order to participate in
this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to
you, to the provision of certain assistance.
Please contact the ADA Coordinator by mail at
P. 0. Box 1089, Panama City, FL 32402 or by
phone at (850) 747-5338 at least seven (7) days
before your scheduled court appearance, or
immediately upon receiving this notification if
the time before the scheduled appearance is
less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing im-
paired, please call 711.
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Blue Ice Fruit Bowl: very old $35. Call 850-526-
Buffet Cabinet, Antique Tiger Oak, beveled mir-
ror, 2 glass doors, 3 drawers $495 850-209-4500
Cannon-EF 80-200MM $70., 35-80 $25. & speed
lite 200E $10. 850-526-7616.
Cast Iron Pot: hog scalding, like new $100.
Suit Cases: variety sizes $25-$30. 334-347-1775
Cinderella Play Chstle, w/lots of accessories
from Disney Website $45. 850-482-5434
Dining Room Table, large, 3'/2 x5V w/2 leaves
to expand to 7'10" $300 850-569-2194
Dog Carrier: large size $25 Call 850-526-3426
Electric Lift Chair: maroon, like new condition.
$500. Call 334-360-0010
End Tables (2), Coffee tbl. (1) oak color $40.
each or $100. for all 850-579-4989.
Engine/transmission for 1991 Jimmy, 4.3 Itr V6,
runs fine, $500 850-569-2194
Entertainment Center White. 48"Wx60"Hx20"D
53$ 850-482-2636 Marianda
Formal dress: white with spaghetti straps,
never worn. size 7. $75. Phone 850-482-2823
Hat, XX Fur Blend Felt, Beige, size 7, NIB $40
Heirloom Dress: Blue with lots of lace, size 8,
$75, Phone 850-482-2823
Heirloom Dress: Dark Pink Check, white collar,
size 7, $25. Phone 850-482-2823
Heirloom Dress: Lavender, LaJenns with lace
collar, size 8, $100, Phone 850-482-2823
Mitsubishi Eclipse OE Tall lights off 1996. $50
for the.pair (850)482-2636 Marianna
Mobility Chair, Jazzy Select 6, very little use,
new over $4k, Sell For $500 334-347-9742 -
Motorcycle Saddlebags .NEW 18"lx10"hx7d
Studded w/Eagle emblem. $100. 850-482-2636
Outdoor Bar w/4 Highback chairs. AII green
metal approx 6'x3' $75. 850-482-5010
Pageant Dress: White, with lots of stones, size
6, $100, Phone 850-482-2823
Plano: Kids Play, 25 keys upright style by
Schoenhut, black/mahagony $50. 850-482-5434
Pressurized Tank, 11 gal. $25 Fuel Tank used
for diesel, 250 gal. $250 850-569-2194
Prom Dress.Orange Crush,size 10 Strapless
w/BIG POOFY bottom $200. 850-482-2636
Push Lawn Mower $50 850-352-4528
Raggedy Ann Doll, 3ft, homemade, great condi-
tion, $30 850-209-4500
Rifle, Lee Enfield #4MK1 Canadian, $500 850-
Rims: Dodge Dakota Set (4) Stock 6 lug, 15"
rims w/tires (2 good, 2 fair) $100. 850-693-9961
Sewing Machine: Kenmore 12 stitch w/cabinet
and accessories $150 obo for all.850-482-2636
Snapper 6hp mower grass mulcher, self
propell, great shape. $70. 850-526-7616.
Tires, 245-70 17, 4 for $80 850-352-4528
Tool Boxes, 2 Diamond plated, 1 steel, O100/ea
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The Associated Press
DAYTONA BEACH -
Well, NASCAR certainly
knows how to make a
Rain, fire and Tide laun-
dry detergent all factored
into a Daytona 500 that
will go down as the most
bizarre in NASCAR history.
And Brad Keselowski
tweeted most of it live.
From his race car. Then he
provided another update
minutes after crashing at
And oh, yeah, Matt Kens-
eth picked up his second
Daytona 500 title.
"You would think after
65 years and running all
the races that NASCAR
has run ... that you've
seen about everything,"
NASCAR President Mike
Helton said. "You do think
about, 'Oh, my gosh, if that
can happen, what else can
The first Daytona 500 to
be postponed took more
than 36 hours to complete
after rain pushed it from
its scheduled Sunday af-
ternoon start to Monday
I tH ASUUIAI LU IrLE PHUIu I
Juan Pablo Montoya walks from his car after it collided with
a track-drying truck during the Daytona 500 at Daytona
International Speedway in Daytona Beach on Monday.
at lunch, and ultimately
turned it into the first ever
NASCAR race runin prime-
time television. ,
Then Juan Pablo Mon-
toya crashed under cau-
tion into a safety truck
filled with about 200 gal-
lons of jet fuel, and the
collision caused a massive
fireball that scorched the
track and will be the most
indelible image of the
54th running of the "Great
What did they use to
clean it up? Tide laundry
detergent, of course.
The two-plus hour stop-
page turned into a tweet-
up of sorts, as the drivers
climbed from their cars
and crowded around Ke-
selowski, who had pulled
out his phone to provide
real-time updates to his
fans by posting photos and
answering questions. His
number of followers bal-
looned from about 65,000
at the start of the race to
almost 200,000 by the time
the fire was extinguished
and racing could resume.
"I thought it was pretty
funny," said Dale Earn-
hardtJr., who had his losing
streak hit 130 races when
he came up short in his bid
to chase down Kenseth in a
"That was kind of fun ac-
tually, standing around on
the back straightaway. We
did take the phone and put
it to some use and looked
up the weather."
When the 500 ended in
the early morning hours
Tuesday, the two-week
wasn't over: Fog closed the
North Carolina airports,
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stranding drivers and
teams at Daytona for yet
"Now believe it or not
I can't go home," fourth-
place finisher Denny Ham-
lin posted on Twitter.
With a 4.5 overnight rat-
ing on Fox's coverage of
Sunday's rain delay, vice
chairman of Fox Sports
Media Group Ed Goren
wasn't sure what to expect
What happened was a
show like no other, begin-
ning from the second lap
of the race, when five-time
NASCAR champion Jim-
mie Johnson was caught
in an accident that also
collected Danica Patrick,
ruining her Daytona 500
From there it was 25 lead
changes among 13 drivers,
10 cautions, and that really
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