Jackson County Floridan
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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: March 2, 2012
Publication Date: 3/29/2012
Frequency: daily (except saturday and monday)[<1979-1995>]
weekly[ former 1934-<1955>]
normalized irregular
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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 )
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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Emmon Smith and wife Vernell Smith leave
the Jackson County Courthouse after
Wednesday's ruling on the punitive damages
in his case.


jury awards

$20 million

to plaintiff


A Jackson. County jury awarded $20
million in punitive damages Wednes-
day to local lung cancer victim Emmon
Smith, who began his lawsuit against
the R.J;. Reynolds tobacco company
about four years ago. It is the largest
award in the history of litigation in Jack-
son County, according to case actornev
J.B. Harris.
Wednesday's proceeding was the
second phase of the jury's work. On
Tuesday, the panel agreed that Smith
was due significant compensatory
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The Marianna Police Department was
investigating the rooftops of the River Gate
Shopping Center on Tuesday, following the
discovery of a wooden ladder at the rear of
the building.

Power wires

stolen from

the River

Gate Plaza
From staff reports
Marianna Police Department offi-
cers discovered the power wires from
the top of the River Gate Plaza building
were missing on Tuesday.
The officers made the discovery while
responding to a suspicious incident at
the plaza. A wooden ladder was found
against the back of the building. The of-
ficers went on the roof to check if there
was anyone trespassing.
Anyone with information is asked to
call MPD at 526-3125 or Crime stoppers
at 526-5000.




Fire and smoke can be seen pouring from a home on Highway 90 near Circle D in this contributed photo from Crash Conner.SUBMITTEDPHOTO

Fire claims part

of Marianna house

Firefighters from Jackson and Washington countieswere necessary to finally extinguish
this house fire on Highway 90 near Circle D on Wednesday.
Fire and Rescue Chief Tony Wesley. Jackson County Fire and Rescue
Her daughter Dovie Lewis said she had responded to the call. Chipley Fire and
minor burns. Rescue also came to supply water for
Marianna Fire and Rescue and the fire trucks.


A grease fire burned beyond the
kitchen on Wednesday, damaging a
Marianna wofian's house.
Gertrude Long White was cookirig
breakfast in her kitchen when she put a
pot of grease on the stove, said White's
sister-in-law Curlie Russ, who had
spoken to White after the fire. White
forgot about the grease and when she
next looked at it, the grease was on fire.
Russ said White grabbed the hot pot
and subsequently dropped it, spread-
ing the fire. White called 911 and left
the house.
About 50 percent of the house was
damaged by the fire and the rest of the
house was damaged, from the smoke,
said Marianna Fire and Rescue Captain
Stephen Petorak. Marianna Fire and
Rescue received the call around 11:47
a.m. Petorak did not know how long
the fire had been burning beforehand.
White was taken to Jackson Hospital
for observation, said Jackson County

Students at 4-H Day Camp sew during spring break


About 15 local students
on spring break learned
new skills at "Sew Much
Fun," a 4-H Day Camp
that teaches basic sewing
skills and healthy living.
"We've had a lot of inter-
ested children wanting to
sew and be creative," said
Patti Peacock, the 4-H
program assistant.
One of the main strug-
gles the children had the
first day was learning how
to use the sewing ma-
chines. They were taught
the workings of the ma-
chines and how to use
them safely. In the first
hour or so, there were a

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and needles, Peacock said,
but eventually the chil-
dren got the hang of it.
The children have creat-
ed everything from coast-
ers to nine-patch pillows.
"The kids, they really
do like having something
structured to do," said Ani-
ta Crossley, 4-H volunteer
and a Master Gardener.
Riverside Elementary
School third grader. Han-
nah Smith said she's going
to give her pillow to her
cousin. She could hand
stitch before this camp
but now plans to use her
mother's sewing machine.
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Circulation Manager Dena Oberski

Telephone: .850-526-3614
FAX: 850-482-4478
Email: editorial@jcfloridan.com
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 520, Marianna, FL 32447
Street Address:
4403 Constitution Lane
Marianna, FL 32446
Office Hours:
Weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

You should receive your newspaper no later
than 6 a.m. If it does not arrive, call Circula-
tion between 6 a.m. and noon, Tuesday to
Friday, and 7 a.m..to 11 a.m. on Sunday. The
Jackson County Floridan (USPS 271-840)
is published Tuesday though Friday and
Sunday mornings. Periodical postage paid
at Marianna, FL.

Home delivery: $11.23 per month; $32.83
for three months; $62.05 for six months;
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applicable state and local taxes. Mail
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shall not be liable for damages arising
out of errors and advertisements beyond
the amount paid for the space actually
occupied by that portion of the advertise-
ments in which the error occurred, whether
such error is due to the negligence of the
publisher's employees or otherwise, and
there shall be not liability for non-inser-
tion of any advertisement beyond the
amount paid for such advertisement. This
newspaper will not knowingly accept or
publish illegal material of any kind. Advertis-
ing which expresses preference based on
legally protected personal characteristics is
not acceptable.

The Jackson County Floridan will publish
news of general interest free of charge.
Submit your news or Community Calendar
events via email, fax, mail, or hand delivery.
Fees may apply for wedding, engagement,
anniversary and birth announcements.
Forms are available at the Floridan offices.
Photographs must be of good quality and
suitable for print. The Floridan reserves the
right to edit all submissions.

The Jackson County Floridan's policy
is to correct mistakes promptly. To
report an error, please call 526-3614

Community Calendar

a Chipola Regional Workforce meetings The
Youth Development Council meets at 9 a.m., fol-
lowed by the Executive Committee at 10 a.m., both
in the community room of the Workforce Board
office, 4636 U.S. 90 West, Suite K, Marianna. Call
) St. Anne's Thrift Shop hours 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursdays at 4285 Second Ave. in
Marianna. Now featured: spring attire.
) Orientation 12:30 p.m. at the Goodwill Career
Training Center, 4742 U.S. 90 in Marianna. Regis-
ter for free job placement and computer training
classes and learn about services offered to people
with disadvantages/disabilities. Call 526-0139.
) 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 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.
) Alcoholics Anonymous Closed discussion, 8
to 9 p.m., First United#4ethodist Church, 2901 Cale-
donia St., Marianna, in the AA room. Attendance
limited to persons with a desire to stop drinking.

B Free 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 Marianna One
Stop Career Center. Call 718-0326.
Spaghetti Lunch fundraiser -11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
at Emerald Coast Hospice, 4374 Lafayette St., Mari-
anna. Support Relay for Life through you purchase
of lunch: $6 each for salad, spaghetti, bread and a
drink. Call 526-3577 to reserve your plates.
B Fish Fry fundraiser 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at one of
two locations: the Bascom School or B&J Custom
Embroidery, 2846 Green St., south of U.S. 90 in
Marianna. Support the Bascom School Renovation
Project through your purchase of lunch: $6 each
for two fried catfish fillets, coleslaw, baked beans,
hushpuppies and a homemade dessert. Call 569-
2159 for delivery.
) Senior Singles Get-Together 6 to 8 p.m.,
meet 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 guest speaker Sheriff Lou
Roberts. No charge; donations accepted (proceeds
fund charitable endeavors of Marianna's Gathering
Place Foundation). Call 526-4561.
) 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.

Jackson County Sheriff's Office Antique &
Classic Car Show at Citizens Park in Marianna,
with an antique tractor section, live music, food
for sale. Registration: 8 to 11 a.m. Proceeds benefit
Florida Sheriff's Youth Ranches. Call 482-9624, ext.
116 or 263-0953.
) 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.
) Tractor Supply Company grand opening 9
a.m. in the Crossroads Shopping Center (AKA old
Walmart shopping center), 2800 Highway 71 N.,
Marianna. Jackson County Chamber of Commerce
will conduct a ribbon cutting ceremony. Call 526-
4022 or 482-8060.
) Alford Easter Egg Hunt 2:30 p.m. at Alford
Assembly of God Church, 1782 Tennessee St., for
all Alford-area children. Refreshments served after
the hunt.
) 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.

Brotherhood Breakfast Club 7 a.m. in the
New Easter Missionary Baptist Church Fellow-
ship Hall in Graceville; Jackson Count' School
Superintendent Lee Miller will be the guest
) Christian Fine Art Show 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
April 1-7 at Ascension Lutheran Church, 3975 U.S.
90 West in Marianna. Public welcome. Call 482-6132
or 526-5977.
n Alcoholics Anonymous closed discussion
- 6:30 p.m. at 4349 W. Lafayette St..in Marianna
(in one-story building behind 4351W. Lafayette St.),
Attendance limited to persons with a desire to stop

) Employability workshops Interview (8:30
to 9:30 a.m.) and Resume (10 to 11 a.m.), both in
the Marianna One Stop Career Center Assessment
Room. Call 718-0326 to attend.
) Christian Fine Art Show 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
April 1-7 at Ascension Lutheran Church, 3975 U.S.
90 West in Marianna. Public welcome. Call 482-6132
or 526-5977.
) Orientation 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the
Marianna Goodwill Career Training Center, 4742
U.S. 90 in Marianna. Register for free job placement
and computer training; learn about services. Call
) Jackson County AARP board meeting 1:30
p.m. in the Jackson County Public Library on Green
Street in Marianna.
) Jacob City Council meeting 6 p.m. at 4490
Jackson Road in Jacob City.
) NAACP Jackson County Branch Town Hall
meeting 6:30 p.m. in the basement of St. James
A.M.E. Church, 2891 Orange St., Marianna. Topics
will include: parents', teachers' and students'
roles in school system, bullying and discipline.

Public welcome. Educators are encouraged to
a Woodmen of the World Lodge 65 meeting
- 6:30 p.m. at the Dellwood Community Center
(note change of venue). Bring a covered dish. Call
) Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting 8 to
9 p.m. in the AA room of First Uhited Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St., Marianna.

Christian Fine Art Show -10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
April 1-7 at Ascension Lutheran Church, 3975 U.S.
90 West in Marianna. Public welcome. Call 482-6132
or 526-5977.
) Free Basic Computer Class, Part1 11 a.m.
to 3 p.m. at the Marianna Goodwill Career Training
Center, 4742 U.S. 90 in Marianna. Part 2 will be April
10,11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 526-0139.
) Optimist Club of Jackson County meeting
- Noon at Jim's Buffet & Grill in Marianna.
) Sewing Circle 1 p.m. at Jackson County Senior
Citizens, 2931 Optimist Drive in Marianna. Call
) Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting 8 to
9 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.

n Yard Sale fundraiser 8 a.m. to noon April 4-5
at Life Management Center, 4403 Jackson St. in
Marianna. Proceeds benefit disabled adults.
) 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.
Business instructor Lee Shook and student volun-
teers provide free tax preparation and electronic
filing (individual returns only). Call 71872368 for
an appointment; walk-ins may have a longer
) Free Tax Preparation/E-filing AARP Tax-Aide
is available, by appointment only, 9 a.m. to I 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.
) EJCEDC Business of the Month 10 a.m. at
2022.River Road in Sneads. East Jackson County
Economic Development Council will recognize
Seminole Outdoors (BP station) as its April Busi-
ness of the Month. Call 593-6204.
) Christian Fine Art Show -10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
April 1-7 at Ascension Lutheran Church, 3975 U.S.
90 West in Marianna. Public welcome. Call 482-6132
or 526-5977.
) Job Club 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Mari-
anna Goodwill Career Training Center, 4742 U.S. 90
in Marianna. Learn job seeking/retention skills. Call
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 Building
and Grounds Committee meeting 5:30 p.m. in
the classroom. Call 718-2629.

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

Th'e Marianna Police Depart-
ment listed the following inci-

dents for March
27, the latest
available report:
One accident,
one suspicious
vehicle, two
suspicious inci-

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dents, three suspicious persons,
four verbal disturbances, nine
traffic stops, one larceny com-
plaint, one criminal mischief
complaint, one suicide attempt,
one fight in progress, one
animal complaint, one fraud
complaint, one retail theft, one
assist of another agency, two
property damage reports, one

Police Roundup
patrol request and one threat/ disturbances, two pedestrian
harassment complaint. complaints, 15 medical calls,
oneburglar alarm, one fire
JACKSON COUNTY alarTn, 15 traffic stops, two
SHERIFF'S OFFICE criminal mischief complaints,
one civil dispute, one trespass
The Jackson County Sheriff's complaint, one found/aban-
Office and county Fire/Rescue doned property report, two
reported the following inci- juvenile complaints, two as-
dents for March 27, the latest saults, one noise disturbance,
available report. (Some of these two assists of other agencies,
calls may be related to after- one criminal registration, three
hours calls taken on behalf transports, one open door/win-
of Graceville and Cottondale dow and three threat/harass-
Police departments): Three ment complaints.
traffic crashes-two with entrap-
ment, two abandoned vehicles, JACKSON COUNTY
four suspicious vehicles, four CORRECTIONAL FACILITY
suspicious incidents, three
suspicious persons, one high- The following persons were
way obstruction, two verbal booked into the county jail

during the latest available
reporting period.
n George Konicoff, 27, 5571
10th St., Malone, possession of
marijuana less than 20 grams,
possession of a controlled sub-
stance (cocaine).
) Ronald Ivey, 41, 2825 Van-
couver Drive, Alford, driving
while license suspended.
) Brian Neal, 25, 1992 Park
Ave., Sneads, suspended license
with knowledge.


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).




JACKSON COUNTY FLORIDAN www.jcfloridan.com

BCF hosts two-day blood drive

Special to the Floridan

Faculty, staff and stu-
dents at The Baptist Col-
lege of Florida in Gracev-
ille are gearing up to "surf
into giving" with a second
blood drive this semester.
"Get On Board By Giving"
is the theme coordinated
by the Southeastern Com-
munity Blood Center from
Marianna, a division of the
Florida Blood Services.
BCF will not only be host-
ing the second blood drive
of the semester, but also
adding an additional day
to the community-wide
event, providing more op-
portunity for people to
participate in saving a life
by giving blood.
The office of Student
Services has scheduled
the two-day blood drive
on the Graceville campus
for Monday and Tuesday,
as students are returning
from spring break.
The BCF family and
Graceville community
came together and donat-'
ed over 47 units of blood
in February, a number de-
scribed by .Florida Blood
Services as "remarkable."
Hoping to top that amount,
the SCBC's mobile unit will
accept donors from 9 a.m.

BCF students Bryan and April Phillips, and Phillip Shelley were among the large group that
donated blood in February.

to 4 p.m. in the Wellness
Center parking lot on both
The Red Cross website
- wwwredcross.org -- of-
fers several tips for first-
time or returning donors:

maintain a healthy iron
level in your diet, hydrate
(drink an extra 16 ounces
of liquid before and after
donation), enjoy a healthy
meal before donating
blood (avoiding foods high

in fat), and remember to
bring identification.
For more information
about the two-day blood
drive at BCF, call 800-328-
2660, ext. 474 or visit www.

Board gives Prough

highest evaluation rating

Special to the Floridan

The Chipola College
District Board of Trustees
gave college president Dr.
Gene Prough an excellent
rating on his annual per-

which was
during the
boar, d's
Prough monthly
on March 20.
All board members who
completed the evalua-
tion rated the president's
performance as excel-
lent, the highest rating
available. In a summary
of the trustees' com-
ments, board attorney
Gerald Holley stated,
"The Board of Trustees
has the utmost admira-
tion for the job President
Prough is doing at Chipo-
la and give him a superior
Board members list-
ed several areas of the
president's strengths,
including: strong execu-
tive leadership; good ad-
ministrative and people
skills; and a capable, pro-
fessional and innovative
One trustee comment-
ed, "The college has con-
tinued to thrive under his
leadership. He has the
ability to lead and that he
puts students up front."
Another stated, "Dr.
Prough is an excellent
leader who motivates
and promotes the ad-
vancement of education
and places the interests
of the students first.
One trustee commend-
ed the president for his
leadership during lean
budget years, saying, "He
gives his personal atten-
tion to every issue that
presents itself, and con-
tinues to lead the college
in the right direction. I
am very satisfied with Dr.
Prough's ability to accom-
plish so much with the
significant decrease in
funding we have received
in recent years." Another
trustee also commended
Dr. Prough for his work
with the legislature, say-

ing, "He spends many
hours in Tallahassee to
be sure Chipola gets its
fair share of the money
that is distributed."
Following the meeting,
Prough said, "I consider
it a privilege to serve
as president of Chipola
College. I appreciate
the work of our board of
trustees, faculty and staff
as we continue to provide
quality educational pro-
grams for the people of
this area."
Prough, a 1968 gradu-
ate of Chipola, became
the college's ninth presi-
dent in October of 2002.
He served as executive
vice president of the col-
lege from 1997 to 2002.
He also served as in-
terim president in 2004-
05. Prough first came to
Chipola as Director of
Vocational Education in
During his time as pres-
ident and executive vice-
president, Dr. Prough
has provided leadership
that enabled the college
to obtain more than $30
million in building proj-
ects and more than $20
million in federal and
state grants.
A new Student Services
building was completed
in 2005. A new entrance
road to the college
opened in 2011 which
leads to the college's new
$16 million Center for
the Arts which opens in
September 2012.
Under his leadership,
the college foundation
has grown from $2 million
to more than $16 million.
Endowments and schol-
arships in the foundation
provide as much as $1
million annually indirect
aid to students.
During Prough's ten-
ure as president, the
college has changed its
name from Chipola. Ju-
nior College to Chipola
College in order to of-
fer bachelor's degrees.
Chipola offers the As-
sociate in Arts Degree,
the Associate in Science
Degree and Workforce
Education programs, and
10 bachelor's degrees in
education, business and

The Southeastern Community Blood Center bus from Marianna will be located in front of the Wellness Center where students,
faculty, staff and campus guests can give blood.

Fish will fry for Bascom School Project
Special to the Floridan the trimmings coleslaw, a community and senior 1 p.m. at one of two loca-
baked beans, hushpuppies center in the modernized tions: the Bascom School
For lunch on Friday, and a homemade des- 80-year-old brick school, or B&J Custom Embroi-
March 30, you can support sert, all for $6. which was built in 1927. dery, 2846 Green St., south
the Bascom School Reno- The school renovation is To show your support, of US 90 in Marianna.
vation Project. Get two a Town of Bascom adap- purchase your Friday Or call 569-2159 for
fried catfish fillets with all tive reuse project to create lunch between 11 a.m. to delivery.

Barbershop harmonies, chicken

Palau on tap in Blountstown

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Special to the Floridan

The Tallahassee Chapter of the
Barbershop Harmony Society will
present "The Rolling Tones," 6 p.m.
Saturday, April 7 at the Panhandle

Pioneer Settlement in Blountstown.
Come out for four-part a cappella
music and enjoy some chicken Palau
($6 a plate) as you browse the silent
auction items up for bid.
The Panhandle Pioneer Settle-

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Chipola launches fundraising campaign

Special to the Floridan

The Chipola Center for the
Arts, located on the campus of
Chipola College in Marianna,
will be one of Florida's finest new
performing, visual and educa-
tional arts centers when it opens
in September 2012.
To encourage community in-
volvement in the center, the col-
lege has launched a $3 million
'Applause!" fundraising cam-
paign to enrich performances,
programs, exhibitions and spe-
cial events; enhance educational
experiences for Chipola students
and those in the Chipola district;
underwrite annual educational
programs that serve more than
6,000 K-12 schoolchildren in
the Chipola district; and sup-
port facility operations and
The campaign is being chaired
by Harold Donaldson, a Chipola
alumnus and retired banker,
and Joan Stadsklev, retired As-
sociate Dean of the Chipola Fine
and Performing Arts Depart-
ment. Volunteers from across
the Chipola district have been
selected to lead the "Applause!"
campaign, which has three ma-
jor areas: "Be Seated," "Be a Star"
and "Legacy Initiatives."

Shown is the Chipola Center for the Arts.

In the "Be Seated" program,
anyone can establish a perma-
nent presence in the theater by
purchasing a plaque on a seat
that bears the name of a family
member, a friend, someone spe-
cial, a company or community
organization. This is an ideal
gift for a birthday, anniversary,
graduation and special occa-
sion, as' well as a distinctive way
to celebrate achievement and
honor the memory of a loved


one. Orchestra (main floor) seat
plaques are $250, with balcony
seat plaques available for $150.
In the "Be a Star" program, pa-
trons may purchase a star that
bears the name of a family mem-
ber, a friend, someone special, a
company or community organi-
zation. Stars are a memorable,
long-lasting gift for those who
have everything. They can also be
used to celebrate achievement,
to.honor the memory of a loved

one or to welcome new children
and grandchildren. Stars will be
mounted on the prominent wall
in the lobby of the Main Theater.
Gold stars are $2,500, with silver
stars for $1,000 and bronze stars
for $500.
Information about the "Be
Seated" and "Be a Star" programs
may be found at www.chipola.
edu or by calling 718-2277.
For those seeking a distinc-
tive, long-term association with
the Center for the Arts, there are
"Legacy" naming opportuni-
ties throughout the center. For
gifts ranging from $10,000 to $1
million, an individual, business,
foundation or a community or-
ganization can have a part of the
center named for a person or
group. Legacy gifts may be made
in the form of a direct gift, secu-
rities, a matching gift, a deferred
gift, a multi-year pledge or a
combination of these resources.
For information about spe-
cific "Legacy Initiatives," con-
tact Chipola President Dr. Gene'
Prough at 718-2288 or email
The construction cost of the
45,000-square-foot facility was
fully funded with a $16 mil-
lion state appropriation. The
center is designed to fulfill the

current and future cultural
needs of members of the college
The center features a 655-seat
state-of-the-art proscenium
theater ideal for plays, musicals,
and dance and music, perfor-
mances. A special feature is a
150-seat experimental theater
for the presentation of intimate
works, recitals and cutting-edge
An art gallery in the center will
provide a beautiful space for'
exhibitions of works by Chipola
students and faculty, as well as
local, national and international
A dance studio is included and
provides space for classes and
performances in a broad range
of dance styles.
The center also includes
teaching spaces, conference
room, scenery, and costume and
paint shops all designed to en-
rich the educational experiences
of Chipola students and K-12
schoolchildren' in the Chipola
Checks or credit cards are ac-
cepted for all gifts. For informa-
tion about the Chipola Center
for the Arts 'Applause!" cam-
paign, visit www.chipola,edu or
phone 718-2277.


From left, Leslie Cobart, Claude Reese and Brenda Morse at Great Oaks.

Morse, Cobart share a

day filled with history

Special to the Floridan

Dressed in 1860s period
attire, Order of Confeder-
ate Rose President Brenda
Morse and Vice President
Leslie Cobart recently
shared a beautiful South-
em Saturday with two
local historians.
Beginning at Chipola
River Book & Tea in down-
town Marianna, old and
new friends gathered as

historian Dale Cox read
from his new book, "The
Claude Neal Lynching."
Attendees of the book
signing listened intently
as Cox told stories about
historical events that
took place in Jackson
County and surrounding
The history lesson con-
tinued for Morse and Co-
bart, who moved on to
Great Oaks, where they

toured the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Claude Reese.
Again they were transport-
ed back in time by stories
told within the walls.of the
Plantation home built in
1860 in Greenwood.
Mr. Reese shared stories
and history of the Great
Oaks house, and each visi-
tor was offered a souvenir
glass bottle that he had
collected throughout the

From left, Brenda Morse, Dale Cox and Leslie Cobart at Chipola River Book & Tea.'

Gov. Scott signs state

tax cut and jobs bills

The Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE Gov. Rick Scott on
Wednesday signed into law the main
elements of his "jobs agenda" for this
year, which includes another small
cut in the corporate income tax and
changes in the state's unemployment
compensation program.
Scott also signed a measure to scale
back the size of an unemployment tax
'increase due this year for nearly 460,000
businesses. The tax will still go up, but
not as much as once anticipated.
The governor lauded the measures and
said they would help his goal of bringing
down the state's jobless rate and attract-
ing new jobs to the state. Florida's cur-
tent unemployment rate is 9.6 percent.
"The passage of these important bills
is a huge victory for the future of Flori-
da's economy," Scott said. "Let's always
remember everything we are doing is
going to help families get back to work."
Still, the overall package is a far cry
from what Scott advocated as both
a candidate and during his first few
months in office. Scott was rebuffed
last year by the GOP-controlled Legisla-
ture when he asked for nearly $2 billion
worth of tax cuts, including a sizable re-
duction in the state's corporate income
tax. The job creation plan Scott touted
as a candidate called for eliminating the
tax over a seven year period.
Scott, however, has been forced to set-
tle for a much smaller cut in the corpo-
rate income tax. This year's change will
reduce the number of businesses that
have to pay the tax by increasing the
amount of income exempt from $25,000
to $50,000.
The governor contended that he could
still accomplish his goal of eliminating
the tax, but he said it was dependent on
whether the state's economy continues
to improve. State lawmakers have con-
fronted budget shortfalls during Scott's
first .two years in office, which has made
legislators reluctant to endorse the
sizable tax cuts the governor wants.
The corporate income tax cut was in-
cluded in a broader tax cut package that
will cost nearly $120 million a year going
forward. The legislation (HB 7087) in-
cludes targeted tax breaks, such as one
for a meatpacking house proposed for
Marion County and others for expand-
ing companies that purchase industrial

machinery and equipment.
Lawmakers also included a reenact-
ment of the popular back-to-school
sales tax holiday. Between Aug. 3 and
Aug. 5, shoppers will not have to pay
state or local sales taxes on clothing
worth $75 or less or on school supplies
worth $15 or less.
Alan Stonecipher of the Florida Center
for Fiscal and Economic Policy, a lib-
eral think-tank, questioned handing out
millions in tax cuts at the same time that
legislators were forced to slash $300 mil-
lion from state universities, lay off state
employees and cut back on health care
programs to help balance the budget.
"They are making choices that suit
them but I don't think they suit the ma-
jority of the people of Florida," Stone-
cipher said. "We keep having year after
year reductions yet we give away tax
money to a few select corporations."
Scott signed four bills .on Wednesday,
including a measure (HB 7023) that
gives him more control over regional
workforce boards that control money
for job training.
He also signed a bill (HB 7027) that
aims to revamp the state's unemploy-
ment compensation system into a "re-
employment assistance" program.
The unemployment compensation
bill also scales back a proposed tax hike
for this year and will save employers
more than $800 million over the next
three years. The change means that the
minimum tax rate this year would jump
from $72.10 per employee to $121. The
initial hike would have increased the tax
to nearly $172 per employee. The leg-
islation would also cap the maximum
amount per employee at $432 instead
of $459.
Businesses pay unemployment taxes
that are used to provide benefits to
those who are out of work. But the prob-
lem is that the trust fund used to pay
those benefits has been drained due to
the state's high unemployment rate.
Since 2009, the state has been forced
to borrow $2.7 billion from the federal
government to keep the trust fund sol-
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trust fund outside of the regular state
budget has paid part of the money
back. But now it's paying interest on
the unpaid balance, which is passed
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Trayvon Inc: Florida teen's case turns into brand

The Associated Press

MIAMI From the T-shirt
and hoodie sales to trademark-
ing slogans like "Justice for Tray-
von" to the pass-the-hat rallies
that bring in thousands, the case
of an unarmed black teenager
killed by a neighborhood watch
volunteer is quickly turning into
an Internet-fueled brand.
Websites are hawking key
chains bearing Trayvon Mar-
tin's likeness. His parents have
bought two trademarks, saying
they hope to raise money to help
other families struck by tragedy.
Trayvon clothes, bumper stick-
ers, buttons and posters are up
for grabs on eBay.
Vendors selling Martin T-shirts
and hoodies have become fix-
tures at rallies in Sanford, the
central Florida town where Mar-
tin was shot last month. At one
Sanford rally this week, a man
had a variety of T-shirts laid out
on the ground as marchers went
by, yelling out, "I've got every
The Martin shooting by
neighborhood watch volunteer
George Zimmernan, who says he
shot the 17-year-old Miami teen
in self-defense, has inflamed
racial tensions across the coun-
try, brought out thousands for
rallies, prompted a civil rights
probe and a personal reference
to the case by President Barack

On Monday, Andre Parker, of Atlanta, wears a T-shirt in memory of Trayvon
Martin during a rally outside the Georgia Capitol in Atlanta.'

A phenomenon on that scale
is bound to be commercialized,
said Donna Hoffman, a market-
ing professor at the University of
"People can start to wear their
feelings and emotions. It makes
sense, even if there's a profit mo-
tive," Hoffman said. "There's a
legitimate interest in sharing
the pain, and these products do
Van Johnson, who designs
T-shirts and other apparel in
Charlotte, N.C., said he initially
wanted to come up with some-
thing for his 12-year-old son to
show solidarity with Martin's

supporters. He produced a color
drawing based on a photograph
of Martin wearing a hoodie,
which the teenager was wearing
on the night he was killed.
"I really don't expect to make
more than $200 at the most,"
Johnson said. "I'm happy some
people bought my products,
that way a few people will have a
very nice design on their shirt or
hoodie to show their support."
Karrie Muhammad, who runs
Young Nation Apparel in St. Lou-
is, is selling a separate hoodie
for $35 with the words "Please
Don't Shoot Me I Only Have Skit-
ties And A Drink!!!" Martin was

returning from a convenience
store with the candy and iced
tea when he was confronted by
"We really just kind of put the
shirt out there this week. It's not
necessarily profit at all," Mu-
hammad said. "I wanted to bring
some awareness to the issue. I
felt it would be a good way to ex-
pose the store, to get our name
out there."
Zimmerman, 28, who has a
white father and Hispanic moth-
er, has not been charged. Mar-
tin's parents have demanded he
be arrested. The U.S. Justice De-
partment has launched a probe
to look for possible civil rights
violations; a special state pros-
ecutor is also investigating. Jack-
elyn Bernard, spokeswoman for
special prosecutor Arigela Corey,
said Wednesday the investiga-
tion could take weeks and said
it's unclear if a grand jury will be
Hoffman said it's difficult to
gauge how the. Trayvon 'sales
might stack up against those
from similar cases, such as the
1992 Los Angeles riots following
the Rodney King beating, be-
cause those were before the ex-
plosion of Internet marketing.
Martin's mother, Sybrina Ful-
ton, headed off potential prof-
it-seekers by filing trademark
applications last week for the
words "Justice For Trayvon" and
"I Am Trayvon." The applications

say the slogans may be used in
digital media formats including
CDs and DVDs. A family attor-
ney said Wednesday the purpose
is mainly to prevent others from
exploiting Martin's image.
"It wasn't to make money off
Trayvon's name, it was to stop
the exploitation of Trayvon's
name," said the attorney, Natalie
Jackson. "We wanted this family
to own their child's legacy."
A sign company called Fami-
lyGraphix decided this week to
pull its Martin-related decals
after learning of Fulton's move.
One such decal, which was to
sell for $8, said "Don't Shoot Me,
All I Have Is A Bag of.Skittles."
Johnson, the T-shirt designer,
questioned Fulton's move.
"You would think the parents
of Trayvon Martin would en-
courage the spreading of their
son's name and image," he said.
"As a parent of four, I person-
ally would welcome any and all
exposure. I would want my son's
name everywhere."
- At some point, Hoffman said,
the Trayvon Martin brand could
wear thin if it's overused.
"People might feel, 'I'm sick of
hearing about this.' That feeling
could be accelerated if every-
where you turn, there are people
wearing their hearts on their
sleeve," Hoffman said. "All this
merchandise out there will start
to have a taint in the mind of the

Miami judge deems bag of
radios a lethal threat
MIAMI A judge citing the
Florida statute commonly called
the "stand your ground' law
has dismissed a murder charge
against a man who chased and
fatally stabbed a suspected thief.
Miami-Dade Circuit Judge
Beth Bloom previously decided
Greyston Garcia was finmune
from prosecution in the January
killing of Pedro Roteta.
Bloom ruled Tuesday that a
bag of stolen car radios Roteta.
swung at Garcia amounted to a
lethal threat. Bloom said Garcia
"was well within his rights to
pursue the victim and demand
the return of his property."
Bloom noted that Garcia went
home instead of calling 911 and
later hid the knife and sold two
of the radios
Chief Assistant State Attorney
Kathleen Hoague told The Mi-
ami Herald that she would ap-
peal the ruling because Bloom
"abused her discretion."

Mom sues hospital for
cutting off baby's finger
mother is suing a central Florida

hospital after a nurse acciden-
tally snipped off the end of her
baby's pinky finger.
An attorney for Veronica 01-
guin says the nurse at the Heart
of Florida Regional Medical
Center in Polk County cut off
the 3-month-old child's finger
with scissors in October while
snipping an intravenous tube
attached to her hand. Doctors
tried to unsuccessfully to reat-
tach the finger.
The Tampa Tribune reported
that Olguin sued the nurse and
the hospital for negligence. Her
attorney says the lawsuit was
necessary because a settlement
couldn't be reached.
Hospital officials called it an
"unfortunate accident" that they
deeply regret. The nurse is still
working at the hospital.
The suit seeks an unspecified
amount of at least $15,000.

Man dies when airboat
capsizes during trip
Florida man died when his
airboat capsized during a fishing
trip in the Rodman Reservoir.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission says
64-year-old Phillip Howard

Taylor died Tuesday when the
boat took a hard right turn and
rolled over. Taylor and 50-year-
old Raymond Allen fell into the
The Gainesville Sun reports
the men shared a life jacket and
used a cooler to stay afloat.
Wildlife agency spokeswoman
Joy Hill says a man paddled a
canoe to the site and told the
men to hold onto his boat as
he returned to shore. As they
neared land, a pontoon boat
arrived and the men were taken
aboard. At that point Taylor was
unresponsive and pronounced
dead. Allen was taken to a
hospital with minor injuries.

FHP arrests woman
accused in fatal crash
TAMPA The Florida High-
way Patrol has arrested a
52-year-old Tampa area woman
more than eight months after a
motorcycle crash that killed two
FHP says Susanne Marie
Meyers faces charges of leaving
the scene of a crash involv-
ing a death. She remained in
the Pinellas County Jail early
Authorities say 62-year-old

Thomas Steven Colson and his
passenger, 69-year-old Galilee
Wells Howard, were ejected from
the 2009 Big Dog motorcycle
when Meyers hit them on July
1, 2011. Neither was wearing a
The Tampa Bay Times reports
Meyers left the scene after the
crash, but was found after her
husband called authorities. She
was not injured.
FHP says it conducted a
lengthy investigation to deter-
mine Meyers was the driver.

Three children found in
boat with their dad
Coast Guard found three miss-
ing Montana children aboard
a boat about 30 miles off the
South Florida coastline.
The children-- 15-year-old
Megan Bryant, 13-year-old
Maxwell Bryant and 12-year-old
Sesbastian Bryant were found
Tuesday with their father. They
had been missing since August
when they didn't return to their
mother in Belgrade, Mont.
The boat was spotted Tuesday
by a Customs and Border
Protection aircrew.
Authorities say 44-year-old

James Bryant was wanted on a
felony warrant after the children
weren't returned to their mother
after a Florida vacation last
The Broward Sheriff's Office is
working to reunite the children
with their mother.
James remained in the Bro-
ward County Jail Wednesday
where he was awaiting
extradition to Montana.

Van crash injures 11 in
ORLANDO A van has
crashed into six cars in Or-
lando, sending 11 people to the
The van was carrying seven
residents and two workers from
a group home for adults with
special needs. Authorities say
the van lost control Wednesday
as it traveled along a busy road
in Orlando.
The van then crashed into six
cars stopped at a stoplight.
Florida Highway Patrol
spokeswoman Kim Montes says
the nine occupants of the van
were taken to hospitals, as were
the drivers of two other vehicles.

From wire reports

Police: Hazing took place at FAMU professor's home

The Associated Press

nesses told police that
two Florida A&M Univer-
sity faculty members were
present as band fraternity
pledges were hazed at the
home of one of the profes-
sors in early 2010, accord-
ing to an investigative re-
port released Wednesday.
Authorities said no
charges will be filed be-
cause investigators cannot
prove the Kappa Kappa Psi
hazing happened within a
two-year statute of limita-
tions. The case has been
The Tallahassee Police
Department report says
band director Julian White
told campus police about
the allegations on Nov.
21 after another faculty
member brought them to
his attention.
That was two days after
the hazing death of FAMU
drum major Robert Cham-
pion while the March 100
band was in Orlando for a
football game. Champion
suffered from Jblunt trau-
ma while aboard a band

bus and died from shock
due to severe internal
bleeding. His death is be-
ing investigated as a homi-
cide. No arrests have been
Champion's death was
just one in a series of haz-
ing events involving the
FAMU band.
Witnesses to the 2010 in-
cident told police that fra-
ternity members repeat-
edly slapped pledges on
the back or neck, known as
"prepping" and "necking."
One pledge, whose iden-
tity was not disclosed in
the report, told police his
buttocks were bruised be-
cause he also was paddled
with a thick piece of wood.
Officer Shane Porter lists
Diron Holloway, the band's
director of saxophones,
and, Anthony Simons,
an assistant professor of
music, as suspects in his
"Through investigation
it was determined haz-
ing did occur at faculty
member Diron Holloway's
residence," Porter wrote.
The anonymous victim
told Porter that about 14

pledges, several fraternity
members and the two pro-
fessors ate a spaghetti din-
ner at Holloway's home
before the hazing began.
He said Holloway joined in
the prepping and necking.
Asked if he participated
in prepping, Holloway told
an investigator: "It's pos-
sible to say that I did do
something under the cir-
cumstances of all of them
coming in at once, maybe
I did do something."
Holloway did not imme-
diately respond to a tele-
phone message and email
seeking comment Wedles-
day. Simons declined com-
ment when reached at his
office. He also declined
to speak with police and

hired a lawyer, the report
says. A university spokes-
woman had no immediate
Holloway denied partici-
pating in padding and told
police it may have hap-
pened "outside or in some
garage area."
Asked why he didn't stop
it, Holloway said he did but
added: "I should have said
'Enough of that, the party
is over.'"
State Attorney Willie
Meggs' office declined to
prosecute because of un-
certainty by the witnesses
over when the hazing
There's only a two-year
statute of limitations for
misdemeanor hazing.

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Romney edges into mop-up phase of campaign

The Associated Press i

WASHINGTON After a three-
month struggle, Mitt Romney
edged into the mop-up phase of
the race for the Republican presi-
dential nomination on Wednes-
day, buoyed by Newt Gingrich's
decision to scale back his cam-
paign to the vanishing point and
Rick Santorum's statement that
he would take the No. 2 spot on
the party ticket in the fall.
Romney campaigned by phone
for support in next week's Wis-
consin primary while he shut-
tiled from California to Texas on
a fundraising trip, praising Gov.
Scott Walker, fpr "trying to rein
in the excesses that have perme-
ated-tlhe public services union."
-The governor faces a recall elec-
tion in June after winning passage
of state legislation vehemently
opposed by organized labor.
Romney aides eagerly spread
the word that former President
George H.W. Bush would bestow
a formal endorsement on Thurs-
day, although they declined to say
whether former President George
W. Bush has been asked for a
public show of support.
Seven months before. Election
Day, there was ample evidence
of a preparation gap with the
A spokesman at the Republican
National Committee said the par-
ty had recently opened campaign
offices in three states expected
to be battlegrounds this fall and
would soon do the same in seven
By contrast, Obama's re-elec-
tion campaign has 18 offices in

On Monday, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov.
Mitt Romney, gestures while speaking at NuVasive, Inc., a medical device
company, in San Diego, Calif.

Florida, nine in Michigan, a doz-
en in Ohio, 13 in Pennsylvania
and seven in Nevada, according
to officials. While Romney was
campaigning in last winter's Iowa
caucuses, Democrats claimed to
have made 350,000 calls to voters
as part of an early organizational
And while Romney is still rais-
ipg money for the second half of
the primary campaign, Obama
recently reported $84 million in
the bank for the general election.
Not that Romney was leav-
ing the primary wars behind. He
and Restore Our Future, a super
PAC that supports him, were out-
spending Santorum and his allies
on television by a margin of more
than 4-1, with an attack-heavy
diet of television ads.,
In additiori, Romney's campaign
attacked Santorum in a recorded

message called into thousands of
"I was shocked to find out that
Rick Santorum repeatedly sup-
ported big labor and joined
with liberal Democrats in voting
against right-to-work legislation
during his time in Washington," it
says. "He even opposed the hiring
of permanent replacements for
striking workers. When it comes
to big labor, Rick Santorum's re-
cord of opposing right-to-work
legislation and standing with
union bosses speaks for itself."
Santorum is now campaign-
ing across the state as an ally of
"I'm excited to stand here with
Gov. Walker. Not only should he
not be recalled, he should be re-
elected," Safitorum said in La-
Crosse, Wis. "When Gov. Walker
ran and your lieutenant governor

ran, they didn't tun as they would
be moderates. They said the prob-
lems in Wisconsin were serious."
There was no let-up in Santo-
rum's criticism of Romney, whom
he said is "completely out of sync
with America" and "uniquely dis-
qualified" to lead the party against
President Barack Obama.
But after absorbing defeats in
a string of industrial states in the
past month Michigan, Ohio
and Illinois he said of Wiscon-
sin: "I think we'll do well here. The
question is how well.".
Washington, 'D.C., and Maty-
land also hold primaries next
week, but Santorum is not on the,
ballot in the first contest, and he
has little if any campaign pres-
ence in the second. There are 95
delegates at stake in the three
For the first time, Santorum on
Monday seemed to acknowledge
publicly that his quest for the
presidentialnomination may end
Asked in an interview with
Christian Broadcasting Network
whether he would consider run-
ning as Romney's vice-presidential
ticketmate, he said: "Of course. I'll
do whatever is necessary to help
our country."
Gingrich took an even more ob-
vious step 'toward the campaign
exit, although he struck a defiant
note one day after announcing
that he would support Romney
if the front-runner can win a ma-
jority of delegates by the time the
primary season ends in June.
The Associated Press showed
Romney with 568 delegates, San-
torum with 273 and Gingrich 135.

New security for US troops serving in Afghanistan

The Associated Press

tary commanders in Afghanistan
have assigned "guardian angels"
- troops that watch over their
comrades even as they sleep -
and have ordered a series of other
increased security measures to
protect troops against possible
attacks by rogue Afghans.
The added protections are part
of a directive issued hi recent
weeks by Marine Gen. John -Al-
len, the top U.S. commander in
Afghanistan, to guard against
insider threats, according to a
senior military official.-And they
come in the wake of a spike in at-
tacks on U.S. and coalition forces
by Afghans, including the point-
blank shooting deaths of two U.S.
advisers in Afghanistan's Ministry

From Page 1A
damages. The jury settled
on a figure of $10 million
in that portion of the case,
but effectively reduced
Smith's award to $7 million
in compensation by judg-
ing that Smith carried a 30
percent share of the blame
for his health problems.
Smith said he plans to
use a portion of his $27
million award to help the
community. For instance,
he is contemplating the
establishment of a pul-
monary wing at Jackson
He said he and his fam-
ily "will look around and
see who we can help."
Lawyers will get about 40
percent of the total.
The retired AME minis-
ter, now 80, started smok-
ing roll-your-own variet-
ies in 1944, at the age of
13, and later moved on to
.He was addicted by the
time the first significant
medical study was issued
showing the hazards of
smoking. That came along
in 1953.
At trial, Smith's legal
team presented advertise-
ments and other docu-
ments to support an as-
sertion that the company
.and the tobacco industry
at large had joined forces
in a 50-year history of at-
tempting to mislead the
public about that study
and the growing evidence
of health risks associated
with smoking.
The company has an

of Interior.
Some of the changes have been
subtle, others not so much.
In several Afghan ministries,
Americans are now allowed to
carry weapons. And they have
been instructed to rearrange
their office desks there to face the
door, so they can see who is com-
ing in, said the official, who spoke
on condition of anonymity to
describe the internal directive.
While Allen did not detail the
new measures in a briefing earlier
this week, he acknowledged that
changes had been made.
"We have taken steps necessary
on our side to protect ourselves
with respect to, in fact, sleeping
arrangements, internal defenses
associated with those small bases
in which we operate," Allen- said,
adding that someone is "always

opportunity to appeal the
Smith had a handful of
lawyers working on his
case, including lead trial
attorney Rick Diaz, for-
mer state representative
Robert Trammel, who has
a private law practice, J.B.
Harris, Carlos Santisteban
Jr., and Don Fitzgerald.
Trammel, of Jackson
County, said he was hon-
ored to have worked with
the other team members.
He said he has known Rev.
Smith for 30 years, and
was glad to have partici-
pated in the case. '
According to Harris,
Trammel helped in the jury
selection process and in
other ways. Trammel was
beside Diaz at the plain-
tiff's table throughout the
Tuesday and Wednesday
Diaz spent Tuesday
questioning economics
expert Fred Raffa, a wit-
ness he called to help give
.the juryanidea of the com-
pany's income as the pan-
el considered how much
Smith should receive in
punitive damages.
Raffa analyzed manda-
tory reports that Reynold's
parent company sent the
Securities and Exchange
Commission in 2010 and
2011 in order to arrive
at an estimated income
attributable to the sub-
sidiary. According to his
figures, the $27 million
awarded Smith is equiva-
lent to less than two days'
worth of cigarette sales in
an average year.
According to Raf-
fa, Reynolds Tobacco

overwatching our forces."
The security measures came
after the U.S. military mistakenly
burned Qurans and other reli-
gious materials in February, trig-
gering anti-American demonstra-.
tions and riots. And on Feb. 25,
two U.S. military advisers were
gunned down at their desks in
one of the most heavily guarded
ministry building in Kabul.
As a result of the shootings, more
than 300 advisers were pulled out
of the Afghan ministries. So far,
several dozen have returned, but
many will not go back until ad-
ditional security measures are
put in place by the Afghans. That
would include better vetting pro-
cedures, background checks and
physical security measures at the
ministries. The military official
also said some advisers may not

revenue comes primarily
from the sale of cigarettes
and it is the chief holding
of the parent company,
Reynolds American. In
2010 and 2011, Harris said,,
Reynolds Tobacco sold
about $20 million worth
of cigarettes a day. Over
the course of a year, that
income came to more
than $7 billion in each of
the years. After taxes, divi-
dends and other expenses
were taken out, the net
operating income for a
single year came to more
than $2 billion. Net worth
was estimated at $5 billion
in 2010 and in 2011.
The sales accounted for.
about 88 and 85 percent
of the parent company's
income in 2010 and 2011,
Counsel for the com-
pany objected to Raffa's
method of calculating net
worth and some other fig-
ures in his presentation,
and told jurors that they
should not rely on those
raw figures if they wanted
a full financial picture of
the company.
Net worth, the compa-
ny's lawyers said, should
not be thought .of as an
amount of money-in-
hand and available to pay
out. Worth includes intan-
gibles that can skew the
picture for the uninitiated
bystander, they said.
After manufacturing
costs and other expenses
are taken out, the compa-
ny makes about .40-cents
on every pack of cigarettes
sold, at an average price of
$5.65 per pack in Florida.
State, federal and excise

return, since commanders have
determined that some may no
longer be needed in the jobs.
. The military official said Allen
issued the directive "to get every
single troop in the war zone to
read it and think" and to em-
phasize that troops should be
aware of their surroundings as
they go about their jobs.
U.S. commanders and Defense
Secretary Leon Panetta say the
killings do not represent a trend,
and they say that less than half of
the killings have been by Afghans
associated with the Taliban.
Instead, Allen said, these types
of attacks come with fighting an
insurgency and happened in Iraq
and Vietnam. The enemy, he said,
will do what it can to disrupt ef-
forts to train and grow a nation's
indigenous security force.

Lawyers Don Fitzgerald, Rick Diaz, J.B. Harris and Carlos
Santisteban Jr. leave the Jackson County Courthouse after a
second successful day on behalf of Emryon Davis, a local man
who sued the R.J. Reynolds tobacco company. A jury awarded
him $27 million in the case this week.

taxes consume the lion's
share of the sales per-pack
amount, about $3.80 from
each sale. Manufactur-
ing costs about $1.20 a
pack, the company esti-
mates. Profit runs around
four percent per pack, the
company says.
After the jury's decision
was announced, Harris
said he was pleased for
Davis, and that the ver-
dicts should send a strong
message to the industry.
In summing up his feel-
ings, Harris also added
that he felt the Reynolds
team had engaged in at-
tempts to "outlive their
liability" with numerous
delays and other actions
to put off resolution of
cases until the plaintiffs
had passed away after suf-
fering for years.
Smith said he was happy
about the jury's findings,
saying the decision "was a

dream come true" and that
he hoped young people
-would learn from his ex-
ample and stay away from
cigarettes or leave them
behind if they've already
started smoking. One lung
is completely de]'it u'd
and cancer has now
spread to his :tminining
one. He said he has trou-
ble walking or being active
for very long at the time,
buit was able to sit quietly
with wife Vernell in court
throughout most of the
roughly three-week trial.
They were joined by other
family members as well
during the proceedings.
Smith said he plans to
make some possible im-
provements to his home,
purchase new vehicle to
replace his aging van, and
to help the community as
much as he can with the
money he was awarded in
the case.

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Thursday, March 29, 2012
at Trinity Baptist Church.
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Thursday, March 29, 2012
at First United Methodist
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something.you're forced to
do," Smith said.
Peacock said children
learn more than sewing
skills. They learn patience,
how to share, teamwork
and more. The counsel-
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healthy living through ac-
tivities and snacks.
Peacock wants to create
a sewing club for anyone
between 8 and 18 years.of
age. Club members would
take the basic skills they
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advance to start sewing
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fice at 2741 Pennsylvania
Ave. in Marianna qr print
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female Dachshund mix named
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in El Dorado Hills, Calif.

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trying without success to
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paws against the surface.
This is Beyonce, a female
dachshund mix who was
born March 8 to a rescue
dog that was found aban-
doned, wandering the
streets of San Bernardino,
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just 1 ounce and cpuld fit
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Colorado governor stops

prescribed burns after wildfire

The Associated Press

CONIFER, Colo. Colorado Gov. John
Hickenlooper on'Wednesday suspended
the use of state prescribed burns like the
one that may have caused a deadly wild-
fire that destroyed dozens of homes near
The Colorado State Forest Service says
the 6-square-mile fire started after a con-
trolled burn last week that was meant to
reduce vegetation. Instead, the blaze went
out of control Monday when high winds
gusts blew embers across a containment
line and into unburned forest.
Hickenlooper said the ban on such
fires on state lands, including state parks,
would be in effect until a review of the
wildfire is complete.
Also Wednesday, Colorado's deputy
state forester apologized for the fire. The
Colorado State Forest Service announced
that an ember apparently jumped a con-
tainment line Monday and started the
"This is heartbreaking, and we are sor-
ry," Duda said in a statement.
The ban doesn't affect land controlled
by the federal government which ac-
counts for over a third of Colorado. How-
ever, Hickenlooper urged counties and
federal agencies to also consider sus-
pending such burns for now.
Meanwhile, some 400 firefighters from
several states were focusing on building
containment lines around the wildfire,
which broke out Monday. Until now, the
fire's erratic pattern has forced firefighters
to focus on protecting homes, not stop-
ping the burn.
"We're going to try to take a bite out
of this fire," Jefferson County sheriff's

spokeswoman Jacki Kelley said.
Air tankers dropped retardant and two
National Guard helicopters dropped wa-
ter to assist firefighters on the ground.
Smoke from the fire created haze around
Denver, obscuring views of the Rocky
As crews dug lines around the fire's pe-
rimeter, a search team was using dogs to
look for a woman missing in the fire zone.
Her home was among 27 destroyed or
. damaged in the blaze.
The bodies of Sam Lamar Lucas, 77, and
Linda M. Lucas, 76, were found earlier
this week at their destroyed home. Their
cause of death was pending.
Hickenlooper said he doesn't blame
some, of the 900 evacuated homeowners
in the mountains southwest of Denver for
being angry.
"Their houses have been destroyed.
Their lives have-been changed forever. It's
not their fault," Hickenlooper told KOA
Later Wednesday, some local sheriff's
deputies started taking homeowners of
destroyed homes into the burn area to see
what was left of their homes. Thin white
smoke rose from valleys.
A Forest Service manager who helps
plan for prescribed burns, Jane Lopez,
said the state usually performs them only
in spring and fall. Prescribed burns are
planned as far as three years in advance,
she said, but they don't go forward unless
weather conditions meet requirements.
She said everything was done properly.
"You don't burn unless all the parame-
ters are met," Lopez said. She didn't com-
ment on the governor's planned burn
order but said, "We're at the end of the
prescribed burn season anyway."

Mumbai, Miami on list

for big weather disasters

The Associated Press

al warming is leading
to such severe storms,
droughts and heat waves
that nations should pre-
pare for an unprecedented
onslaught of deadly and
costly weather disasters,
an international panel
of climate scientists said
in a new report issued
The greatest threat from
extreme weather is to
highly populated, poor
regions of the world, the
report warns, but no cor-
ner of the globe from
Mumbai to Miami is
immune. The document
by a Nobel Prize-winning
panel of climate scientists
forecasts stronger tropical
cyclones and more fre-
quent heat waves, deluges
and droughts.
The 594-page report
blames the scale of recent
and future disasters on
a combination of man-
made climate change,
po ulation shifts and
In the past, the Inter-
governmental .Panel on
Climate Change, founded
in 1988 by the United Na-
tions, has focused on the
slow inexorable rise of
temperatures and oceans
as part of global warm-
ing. This report by the
panel is the first to look at
the less common but far
more noticeable extreme
weather changes, which
lately have been costing
on average about $80 bil-
lion a year in damage.
"We mostly experience
weather and climate
through the extreme,"
said one of the report's
top editors, Chris Field,
an ecologist with the
Carnegie Institution of
Washington. "That's
where we have the
losses. That's where we

have the insurance pay-
ments. That's where things
have the potential to fall
"There are lots of places
that are already marginal
for one reason or anoth-
er," Field said. But it's not
just poor areas: "There
is disaster risk almost
The report specifically
points to New Orleans
during 2005's Hurricane
Katrina, noting that "de-
veloped countries also
suffer severe disasters
because of social vulner-
ability and inadequate di-
saster protection."
In coastal areas of the
United States, property
damage from hurricanes
and rising seas could in-
crease by 20 percent by
2030, the report said. And
in parts of Texas, the area
vulnerable to storm surge
could more than double
by 2080.
Already U.S. insured
losses from weather di-
sasters have soared from
an average of about $3

billion a year in the 1980s
to about $20 billion a year
in the last decade, even af-
ter adjusting for inflation,
said Mark Way, director of
sustainability at insurance
giant Swiss Re. Last year
that total was $35 billion,
but much of that was from
tornadoes, which. scien-
tists are unable to con-
nect with global warming.
U.S. insured losses are
just a fraction of the over-
all damage from weather
disasters each year.
Globally, the scientists
say that some places, par-
ticularly parts of Mum-
bai in India, could be-
come uninhabitable from
floods, storms and rising
seas. In 2005, over 24 hours
nearly 3 feet of rain fell on
the city, killing more than
1,000 people and causing
massive damage. Roughly
2.7 million people live in
areas at risk of flooding.
Other cities at lesser risk
include Miami, Shanghai,
Bangkok, China's Guang-
zhou and Vietnam's Ho
Chi Minh City.

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The Associated Press

Supreme Court signaled
Wednesday that it could
throw out other key
parts of President Barack
Obama's health care law if
it first finds the individual
insurance requirement
On the third and last day
of arguments, the justices
appeared to accept the
administration's argument
that at least two impor-
tant insurance changes
are so closely tied to the
insurance requirement
that they could not survive
without it.
Less clear was whether
the court would conclude
the entire law, with its
hundreds of unrelated
provisions, would have to
be cast aside.
The justices also spent
'part of the day consid-
ering a challenge by 26
states to the expansion of
the Medicaid program for
low-income Americans, an
important feature in the
effort extending health in-
surance to an additional 30
million people.
The court's liberal jus-
tices made clear they will
vote to uphold the Med-
icaid expansion, which
would take in 15 million
people with the federal
government paying almost
all the costs.
Justices Sonia Soto-
mayor, Elena Kagan, Ruth
Bader Ginsburg and Ste-
phen Breyer voiced strong

Susan Clark of Santa Monica, Calif., who opposes health care
reform, stands with a red hand painted over her mouth to
represent what she said is socialism taking away her choices
and rights, in front of the Supreme Court in Washington on

disagreement with the
states' contention -that
the expansion of the joint
state-federal program
is unconstitutionally
"Why is a big gift from
the federal government a
matter of coercion?" Ka-
gan asked.
The day's earlier session
was unusual in that it as-
sumed an answer to the
central question in the
historic health care case:
that the requirement that
Americans carry health
insurance or pay a pen-
alty will be struck down.
In fact, if they follow their
normal practice, the jus-
tices have not even met yet
to take a preliminary vote
in the case.
The liberal justices took
issue with Paul Clement,
the lawyer for the states
seeking to have the Patient
Protection and Affordable

Care Act tossed out in its
"What's wrong with leav-
ing this in the hands of
those who should be fixing
this?" asked Sotomayor,
referring to Congress.
Chief Justice John Rob-
erts also spoke about
parts of the law that "have
nothing to do with any of
the. things we are" talking
Ginsburg observed that
the act deals with issues
such as black lung disease.
"Why make Congress
redo those?" she asked.
"There are many things"
that have "nothing to do
with affordable health
But Clement said the
court would be leaving "a
hollow shell" if it decided
to excise the several key
provisions. "The rest of
the law cannot stand," he

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College Softball

Lady Indians host TCC

Top 2 teams in The game matches the top other in the first matchup of the Pensacola State.
two teams in the Panhandle 'conference season in Tallahas- The last three wins the sec-
conference st Conference standings, as see, with the Lady Indians win- ond victory over Gulf Coast State
Chipola (7-1) sits on top a ning the first game 4-1 thanks to and the last two over Pensacola-
too squareollrff full game ahead of second place a strong pitching performance have come by a combined score
tosquar 0ll Tallahassee (6-2). from Eva. Voortman and the of 30-4. ,

The Chipola .Iiady Indians
will look to continue their re-
cent stretch of dominant play
up today when they host the
Tallahassee Lady Eagles in a
doubleheader at 4 and 6 p.m.

Prep Softbal

Sneads'Alex Maphis looks to the
infield after scooping up a grounder
to left field Monday against Wewa.


Baker shut

out Sneads
The Baker Lady Gators won
their sixth straight game Tues-
day night at home, dealing the
Sneads Lady Piraies a 2-0 defeat.
The loss snapped a three-game
winning streak for the Lady Pi-
rates, who fell to 14-5 on the
Baker improved to 12-4 with
the victory.
Chassity McCranie pitched a
complete game shutout to get
the win for the Lady Gators, lim-
iting Sneads to just six hits and
three walks, while striking out
Amber Avriett got the loss for
the Lady Pirates, giving up three
hits, walking six batters and
striking out five.
The game was scoreless
through four innings, with two
fifth inning runs by the Lady Ga-
tors proving the difference.
Brooks Williams, Cambraige
Chason, Alaynah Weiss, Brandi
Strickland, Alex Maphis, and
Mackenzie May all had hits for
Sneads, but the Lady Pirates
were unable to get any of them
"We had some chances to
score, but we' just couldn't get a
run across," Sneads coach Kelvin
Johnson said.
"We just couldn't get the big hit
we needed."
The Lady Pirates had their op-
portunities, stranding runners at
second and third in the third in-
ning, leaving a runner at second
with one out in the fourth, and
stranding two more in the sixth.
See SHUTOUT, Page 2B

Lady Eagles taking the second
by a 3-0 score on the strength of
a complete game shutout by Ally
Since that loss, Chipola has
reeled off six consecutive
wins, sweeping doublehead-
ers against Northwest Florida
State, Gulf Coast State and

In that stretch, the Lady Im-
dians have produced 32 hits in
18 innings, including a pair of
home.runs by Mya Anderson.
Chipola pitching, by contrast,
has surrendered just 10 hits in
that same fimeframe.

See MATCHUP, Page 2B

The teams started the week
tied for first, but a sweep of the
Pensacola State Lady Pirates
on Tuesday night by Chipola
combined with the Lady Eagles
splitting with Northwest Florida
State gave the Lady Indians the
one-game cushion.
TCC and Chipola played each

Graceville's Devin Cassady heads for third base during a game in Vernon on Tuesday night.

Graceville inches closer to first with big district win


The Graceville Tigers
notched a big district victory
Tuesday night in Vernon, tak-
ing a 5-3 win over the Yellow-
jackets to improve to 5-2 in
the league.
The Tigers (7-6) are in sec-
,ond place in the District 2-1A
standings behind only one-
loss Wewahitchka, who they'll
host Tuesday night.
Jared Padgett started on the
mound for Graceville and
went five innings to earn the
win, giving up two runs on
one hit and four walks with

"It was a huge win. It kept us up there right around the
top in district. We still play Wewa at home so we're in
control of our own destiny."
Bryant Hardy,
Graceville baseball coach

eight strikeouts.
Clay Jenkins picked up .the
save, pitching the final two in-
nings and giving up one run
on two hits, three walks and
two strikeouts.
Jenkins faced a bases loaded
jam in the bottom of the sev-
enth inning and walked in the
third Vernon run of the game
when the Yellowjackets' Shaun

Herbert drew a free pass.
But the senior pitcher struck
out Dalton Gibson on the next
at-bat to end the game and
leave the bases jammed.
"We played well, we really
did," Graceville coach Bryant
Hardy said after the game.
"We only had one error. We
played solid defense, and
Padgett pitched pretty well.

He didn't have his best stuff,
but he still threw well and did
what he needed to do. To win
and not have his best stuff was
big. Clay came in there and
took care of business to finish
it off.
"It was a huge win. It kept us
up there right around the top
in district. We still play Wewa
at home, so we're in control of
our own destiny."
The victory means that the
Tigers can tie the Gators for
first place in the district stand-
ings with a win in Tuesday
night's home game.

See TIGERS, Page 2B

Ebony Wright catches a fly ball
to the outfield Saturday during
Chipola's game against Gulf Coast.

Prep Baseball

Hornets split.with Warriors in wild doubleheader

Cottondale wins Emmanuel Christian led the
game 5-1 at the end of one in-
first game, blows ning, but the Hornets came
i. back with three runs in the third
big lead in Game 2 inning and, seven more in the
BY DUSTINKENT fourth to take an 11-5 lead.
dkent@ cfloridan.com Cottondale got two insurance
runs in the top of the seventh
The Cottondale Hornets split to take a 13-6 edge, but the War-
a doubleheader with Emman- riors exploded for eight runs in
uel Christian on Tuesday after- their half to win the game and
noon in Dothan, winning the earn the split.
first game 8-7 before losing the Jake Kernoschak took the loss
second 14-13. for the Hornets, pitching 2 2-
The Hornets had a golden 3 innings and giving up seven
opportunity to complete the earned runs on three hits, five
sweep, but they gave up a seven- walks and a hit batter.
run lead in the seventh inning, Trent Jackson started the game
as the Warriors scored eight runs' for Cottondale and lasted just
in the bottom of the inning for one inning, allowing four earned
the walk-off win. runs on four hits and a walk

before giving way to Ryan Mor-
rissey, who settled things down
for the Hornets.
Morrissey pitched three in-
nings, allowing just one un-
earned run, and surrendered
only one hit, while walking three
and striking out one.
Caleb Toole came on in relief
to start the fifth, but was pulled
for Kernoschak after giving up
a hit and two walks to the first
three batters of the inning.
Jackson led Cottondale offen-
sively with four hits, four runs,
and two RBI, while Austin Baxley
was 3-for-4 with a double, two
runs, and two RBI, and CJ Smith
was 3-for-3 with a double and
two RBls.
Toole and Thomas Lipford

each had two hits and two RBIs,
with Morrissey and Spooner
each collecting two hits and two
runs, with Spooner driving in a
The Hornets lost despite out-
hitting the Warriors 18-8.
In the first game of the day, the
roles were reversed, as Cotton-
dale was the team that overcame
a seventh inning deficit, scoring
fours runs in the top of the frame
to erase a 5-4 hole.
Emmanuel Christian plated
two runs in the bottom of the
seventh, but Jackson eventually
shut the door and strike out the
side to end the game and earn
the save.

See SPLIT, Page 2BL


Tigers swat Jackets

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Cottondale's Ryan Morrissey throws
to first during a game against
Graceville last week.
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-12B THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 2012

Sports Briefs

High School Baseball
Friday- Pensacola Catholic at Mari-
anna, 7 p.m.; Wewahitchka at Sneads,
4 p.m., and 6 p.m.; Malone at Central,
Saturday- Sneads at Godby, 12 p.m.,
and 2 p.m.

High School Softball
Friday- Pensacola Catholic at
Marianna, 6 p.m.; Malone at Central,
3 p.m.

Chipola Softball
Chipola will return home today for
a match-up with Tallahassee'at 4 and
6 p.m.

Alford Recreation
Alford Recreation Association (ARA)
to host Cottondale at their Dixie youth
opening baseball and softball season
on April 7.
Opening ceremonies start at 8:30
a.m., with the first game to start at 10
Special speaker Alford Mayor Mr.
George Gay will be M.C. for the day,
with Mr. Kenny Griffin and Sheriff Lou
Roberts to throw out our first pitch of
the day.
There will also be a bounce house,.
beautiful hand made jewelry, Jackson
County fire safety smock house, and
Smoky the Bear in attendance and
horse and buggy rides, as well as a
water slide for the kids. Also, there
will be cotton candy, snow cones,
pop corn barbecue sandwich plates,
chicken tender plates, and hamburger
and hotdog plates to be served.
There is no gate admission. The
Alford Ball Park is located behind the
Dollar General on the corner of Hwy
231 and Park Ave. in Alford.
Call Patricia Melvin at 326-2510 for
more information.

Youth Fastpitch
Southern Elite Fastpitch Softball will
hold open tryouts April 15 for 10U
from 2-4 p.m., and 14J from 4-6
p.m. at Alford Rec Park.
For more information, call 258-8172
or southernelitefp@gmail.com

Golf Tournament
The 4th annual Chamber Ambas-
sadors Golf Tournament will be held
June 1 at Indian Springs Golf Course
in Marianna.
Registration and lunch is at noon,
with a 1 p.m. start. Format is four-man
scramble. Mulligans are $5 each (up to
4), and entry fee is $65 (beverage cart
and lunch).
Event benefits the Russ House Foun-
dation. Call 482-8060 or 557-0180 for
more information.
Send all sports items to editorial@jcfloridan.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.

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NFL coaches speak on bounties

The Associated Press

coaches plan to go right at the
league's most sensitive sub-
ject bounties when they
get together with players next
Although a few shied away
from commenting at own-
ers meetings this week about
the New Orleans Saints' extra
payments, under which play-
ers were rewarded for big hits
on specific opponents, most
coaches said it's an important
subject to address with the
media and with their players.
"The whole league will talk
about it," Giants coach Tom
Coughlin said Wednesday.
"The commissioner wants
the entire league to make sure
it's discussed to go forward
using it as an example, to
stress there is no place for that
in our league."
Last week, NFL Commis-
sioner Roger Goodell sus-
pended Saints coach Sean
Payton for all of the 2012 sea-
son after the league investi-
gated that team's bounties.
Goodell also ordered every
principal owner and head
coach in the league to certify
in writing that their team does
not have any sort of pay-for-
performance system.
Several coaches echoed
Coughlin, hoping they only
will need to bring it up once
with their players. Clubs
will gather for workouts in
"It's definitely necessary to
mention it," said Ron Rivera,
whose Carolina Panthers play
the Saints twice a year in the
NFC South. "The precedent
has been set by the commis-
sioner and they need to un-
derstand that and it is not to
be broached again. Going for-
ward, we won't have to go over
these things again."
Payton's former defensive
coordinator, Gregg Williams,
is barred indefinitely for over-
seeing the system. Williams
was hired as defensive coor-
dinator in St. Louis earlier this
Joe Vitt, Payton's assistant
head coach, was suspended
for six games, Saints general

From Page 1B
The win went to Toole for
3 1-3 innings of strong relief
work. He gave up just a single

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton yells from the sideline during an NFL wild card game against the
Detroit Lions on Jan. 7.

manager Mickey Loomis got
eight games, and the team was
fined $500,000. New Orleans
also loses a second-round pick
in each of the next two drafts.
Detroit Lions coach Jim
Schwartz stressed how
easy it is to cross the line
from acceptable rewards to
something sinister.
Schwartz said past awards
he's given out while working
for the Tennessee Titans and
the Lions baseball bats or
a boxingglove for big hits -
had league approval, because
they didn't have any monetary
"It was part of the game-ball
program. It wasn't part of any-
thing else," Schwartz said. "A
recognition system has been
in effect for football since pee
wee ball. We give out game
balls. We give out trophies at
the end of the season for all
different things. A lot of col-
leges give out stickers on hel-
mets; high schools give out
stickers on helmets. There's
a big difference between
things like that and things like
Schwartz noted that it's not
unheard of for QBs to buy gifts
for their linemen, or for run-
ning backs to do the same if
they have a big season.
"That would all receive very
good press," he said. "I think
what this shows is how fine

some of the lines are and how
easy it is to go from something
like that that's been around
and has been part of football
to something that should nev-
er be part of football and is not
good for our game."
The NFL sent lead counsel
Jeff Pash and security direc-
tor Jeffrey Millerto New Or-
leans to speak with the Saints
about the bounties one. day
before they hosted Detroit in
a wild-card game in January.
The league officials told own-
er Tom Benson to make sure
no bounty system still was in
New Orleans had already
beaten Detroit in the regular
season, when Lions pass rush-
er Ndamukong Suh was serv-
ing a suspension for stomping
an opponent.
Was Schwartz aware of any-
thing untoward by the Saints,
either time?
"Other than we got beat
twice?" he said. "They were
physical games but I don't
recall them drawing any pen-
alties. We were the only ones
drawing penalties (in Week
13). I don't recall anything that
the guys thought was extra."
Mike Smith's Falcons are the
Saints' main rival in their di-
vision. Atlanta-New Orleans
games usually are close, al-
ways are feisty.
"It is a physical game and

run off two hits, walked two, hit batter.
had one hit batter, and struck Jackson, Morrissey, and
out two. Smith all had two hits each to
Spooner started the game lead the Hornets while Toole
and went 2 2-3 innings, sur- had a team-leading,two RBIs.
rendering four earned runs Lipford and Spooner each
on three hits, four walks, and a had a hit and an RBI, and

there are rules vwe must play
by," Smith said. "As coaches, it
is important we make sure we
coach to that."
One of the NFL's most physi-
cal teams and most fined
- is Pittsburgh. Star lineback-
er James Harrison was sus-
pended one game in 2011 for
a hit to a defenseless player,
Browns quarterback Colt Mc-
Coy. Harrison was deemed a
repeat offender, and he fre-
quently has been fined by
Goodell for illegal hits.
Pittsburgh coach Mike Tom-
lin said he's heard of other
teams supposedly placing
bounties on the Steelers.
"That talk has been around,
but for us, it's not something
tlfat we've engaged in," Tom-
lin said. "We've always been
somewhat amused by it. Not
that it's amusing, of course."
Seattle coach Pete Carroll
spent 15 years working in the
NFL before going to Southern
California for nine successful
seasons in college football. He
returned.to the pros in 2010.
"The lore of the players that
were unique there's not a
place for that in a way," he
said. "Those of us who are the
old-school guys, we miss that.
We miss the uniqueness of the
tough guys and the way that
they were able to demonstrate
that. But now, it just doesn't

Baxley had a double, three
walks, an RBI and scored three
Cottondale improved to 6-
12 on the year and next faces
Rocky Bayou on Monday in

From Page 1B
The sweep of Pensacola State
was a particularly dominant
one, as the Lady Indians won by
a combined score of 19-1 and
out-hit the Lady Pirates 19-6.
Tallahassee hasn't been quite
as dominant offensively since
the Panhandle opening split,

but the Lady Eagles' pitching has
been especially strong, limiting
six of their last seven opponents
to two or fewer runs.
Emily Sm'ethurst and Kristyn
Barry had tossed consecutive
shutouts for Tallahassee before
Tuesday night's 6-5, 11-inning
loss to the Lady Raiders.
Pitching has been the strength
of Tallahassee all year, as the
team sports a 1.21 ERA led by

Smethurst's 0.71.
Barry is next with a 1.21 ERA
and also leads the team with 12
wins, with Ledenham posting
eight victories and a 1.42 ERA.
Sophomore Amanda Ake leads
the Lady Eagles with a .430 bat-
ting average and has hit eight
home runs, which is tied with
Alexis Anderson for the team
Chipola's pitching staff has

been outstanding for much of
the year as well, with a 1.75 team
ERA led by Eva Voortman's 1.04,
with Michele Hester posting a
1.61 ERA, and Lindsey Hamlin
The freshman left-hander
Voortman has been dominant
this season, posting 21 victories
to just one loss, while striking
out 91 batters and holding op-
posing hitters to a .170 average

in 128 innings ofwork.
Sayumi Akamine leads the
Chipola offense with a .458 av-
erage, though Kristen Allen is
right behind at .455, and six
other Lady'Indians are currently
batting .400 or better.
' Anderson leads the team with
11 home runs and a .802 slug-
ging percentage, with Chelsey
Steedley producing a team-best
60 RBIs.

From Page 1B
In that sixth inning, Weiss
was hit by a pitch, and Cha-
son followed with a single
up the middle.
However, Weiss was
thrown out trying for third
base for.the first out of the
With two outs, Maphis
had an infield single that
put runners on the corners

From Page 1B
For the Yellowjackets, it
was their fourth district
defeat overall and their
second in as many nights,
falling to Wewahitchka on
In Tuesday's game, Ver-
non -took the early lead
when Bryce Farrar reached
base and scored on a
passed ball.
Graceville answered with
a pair of runs in the top
of the third, with Jenkins
also scoring on a passed
ball before an RBI single
by Padgett to score Hunter
Forsyth gave the Tigers the
lead at 2-1.
Vernon tied it back up
With an RBI single by James

and brought the go-ahead
run to the plate.
But a miscommunica-
tion on a double steal at-
tempt led to Maphis get-
ting tagged out at second
base for the final out of the
Johnson said the play
called for Maphis to get
into a rundown between
first and second long
enough to allow Chason
to score from third, but the
tag was applied before that

Walsingham in the bottom
of the third, but the Tigers
took the lead for good in
the top of the fourth on.a
two-RBI single by Forsyth
to score Ben Bodiford and
Jeremy Fowler.
The Tigers picked up an
insurance run in the top of
the seventh inning when
Devin Cassady hit a triple
and scored on a passed
Dylan Kirk got the start
for Vernon and went all
seven innings to take the
Forsyth had two hits to
lead (raceville, while Cas-
sady, Padgett, Austin Mill-
er, and Denny Elligson all
had a hit each.
Graceville has now won
three of its last four district

could happen.
In the top of the seventh,
May singled with one out
to bring Jenna Poole up,
but she popped up to the
Mallory McDaniel fol-
lowed with a liner right
back at McCranie, but
the sophomore pitcher
knocked it down and made
the throw to first for the
final out.,
Johnson said he was very
impressed by McCranie,

who also beat the Lady
Pirates 3-2 in Sneads last
"It was good for us to fi-
nally run into somebody
who actually pitched and
had good control and
could spot pitches,"' the
coach said.
"We hadn't seen that very
much this year. (McCra-
nie) actually makes you hit
tough pitches. She's just a
good pitcher.
"Baker's a good team.

They're tied for first in their
district, and that's a pretty
tough district over there,
.one of the toughest in the
state. I feel good that we
competed with them the
whole game."
Sneads will be off the

rest of the week before re-
turning to action Tuesday
with a road district game
against Graceville at 4 and
With a victory, the Lady
Pirates will lock up the top
seed in District 2-1A.

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National Basketball Association

Mavs back in Miami for 1st time since title win

The Associated Press

MIAMI LeBron James
taid it was one of the most
painful moments that he
can remember, one that is
weighing heavily on him as
the Miami Heat get ready
'for an NBA finals rematch
with the Dallas Mavericks.
' No, the Heat forward
isn't talking about losing
last year's title series.
) He's talking about dislo-
cating the ring finger on his
left, non-shooting, hand at
Indiana earlier this week.
"The only recovery for it,
Ithe doctors told me, was
test," James said. "And I
think we all know I'm hav-
ing none of that."
' Not now, anyway not
with the Mavericks com-
ing back to the building
where they celebrated
winning a championship
a little over nine months
ago, and not with the Heat
trying to snap a two-game
slide that left them looking
up at both Chicago and
Oklahoma City in the race
for the NBA's best record.
Dallas visits Miami on
Thursday night, the sec-
ond and final meeting of
this regular season be-
tween the clubs.
The first one: All Miami.
The Heat watched the
Mavs raise their champi-
onship banner on Christ-
mas Day, then built as
much as a 35-point lead
before settling for a 105-94
"A bad taste, in our
mouth," Mavs guard Jason
Terry said.
So as much as the Heat
remember Dallas celebrat-
ing on their floor, the Mavs
remember the opener, too.
"We've got to think back
to Christmas Day because
that was a miserable expe-
rience for us," Dallas coach

Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra yells to his team in the first half of their game against the Indiana Pacers in Indianapolis on
Rick Carlisle said. "That 10 points. But after los- afterward. He dislocat- Clearly, there's not a lot of
was really. tough. I was ing at Oklahoma City and ed it in the first quarter
watching some of it (Tues- Indiana by a combined against Indiana on Mon- WON
day). They played terrific, 31 points the first time day, popping it back into
and they were great that since James, Dwyane place himself and labored
day, and we weren't, and so Wade and Chris Bosh be- through the rest of the
we're going to have to play came teammates nearly game. James was catch-
a lot better." two years ago that the Heat ing passes with his right ....-----------
Which is sort of a Heat endured double-digit loss- hand only for much of that *
mantra these days as well. es in consecutive games game, and this latest con-
The Heat have been held Heat coach Erik Spoel- cern comes not long after t *t
under 100 points in 11 of stra decided Wednesday's two nasty falls in a game ItOr
their last 13 games, and practice was the right time against Phoenix last week.
that's not even the most to address the slippage. "He's got a football-type
staggering stat. Through Not with words, but with mentality," Heat forward "
March 1, Miami was the action. I Udonis Haslem said. "No -
league's highest-scoring "Every team goes one can ever question his otate
team at 103.8 points per through this," Spoelstra toughness."
game. Since then, the Heat said. "Sometimes you take The Mavericks have won i, 0 a nce
are 25th at 93.1 points per things for granted and you two' straight, maybe turn-
game and all the clubs become flat over the course ing things around after ""Most Vehicles
they're outscoring are of a long NBA season. And a stretch where they lost
well outside the playoff this season's been a chal- 11 of 18 games. Entering MUferS
picture. lenge for everybody. So it's Wednesday, Dallas had
Miami has a 14-game not an excuse." the fifth-best record in the Exhaust
home winning streak, James went through the Western Conference, and
the margin of victory in workout, though his left was only two games ahead
those games a little over ring finger was bandaged of ninth-place Houston.

time for reminiscing over
last year's title run right
now. And that may be one
of the reasons why Mavs
owner Mark Cuban didn't
bring his championship
ring on-this trip to Miami.
"When I walk in, it'll be
fun," Cuban said. "And
when I hear from their
fans, it'll be more interest-
ing. But we've got bigger
issues to address."
Dallas has only six home
games left, and three of
those are next week. If the
Mavericks are going to
make a real playoff push, it
probably should be start-
ing right about now.
"Well, it's another criti-
cal game in the standings,"
Carlisle said. "We know
they are a terrific team.
They've lost a couple of
games. We've been a little
up and down over the last
three weeks, so you know
it's ... we've got to get ready
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ARIES (March 21-April 19)
- It's good that you are a
courageous individual, but
you need to be able to dis-
tinguish between bravery
and foolhardiness.
TAURUS (April 20-May
20) There's a chance
you could get in way over
your head if you challenge
someone in a debate who
has a firmer grip on the
facts than you do.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20)
- If you already have your
hands full trying to keep
your own affairs in order,
don't additionally attempt
to sort out another person's
muddled affairs. Mind your
own beeswax.
CANCER (June 21-July 22)
- When one of your im-
portant goals is at stake,
keep everyone else at bay.
Unfortunately, taking on a
partner could be more of a
hindrance than a help.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)
-When it comes to impor-
tant career matters, don't
rely on anybody else to
handle things.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
- Go ahead and let your
hair down at a social gath-
ering, but be careful not to
wear out your welcome.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23)
- Even if it takes a bit of
doing, be as tolerant as
possible with certain com-
panions who are not in
harmony with your goals
and purposes.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov.
22) Instead of trying to
correct the flaws of your
colleagues, work on your
personal imperfections.
Dec. 21) Be particularly
careful about getting your-
self involved in a financial
arrangement that is out-
side of your particular field
of expertise.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan.
19) There is nothing
wrong with looking out for
your self-interest, provided
you're not trying to feather
your nest at the expense of
someone else.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.
19) Should an associate
come to you requesting as-
sistance, by all means do
what you can to help.
PISCES .(Feb. 20-March
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tivity with friends that is
much too costly for your
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Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I'm in my mid-20s, and my
sister is a junior in high school. "Tina"
has always looked up to me as the "cool
brother," and we've become buddies.
I tell her my issues at work and my
troubles with women, and she tells me
far more than she does the rest of our
family. We have grown to trust each
Last week when the mail arrived, my
mother noticed that Tina had received an
envelope from the county prison. Inside
was a six-page soft-porn letter from a ,
convicted felon who used to date one of
Tina's friends.
Mom also discovered that Tina had
been accepting long-distance charges on
her cellphone from the prison. My par-
ents contacted the authorities, and the
man won't write or call her again. They've
also grounded Tina for a month.
I'm not that hurt by her lies of omis-
sion. She's just a kid, and I did some fairly

Every bridge deal contains an auction that
will have stamped its signature on the different
players' hands. In the card play, the three active
players should bear that information in mind.
In this deal, declarer gains invaluable help.
South is in four spades. West leads a low heart.
East wins the first trick with his king, cashes
the heart ace, then shifts to a diamond. How
should declarer continue? After North's one-
club opening bid and East's takeout double,
South might have redoubled, showing 10-
plus high-card points. If he had, then either his
side would win the auction or it would make
a penalty double of the opponents in the con-
tract of their choice.
Note West's two-heart bid. It looks very ag-
gressive with only two high-card points, but
he has wonderful distribution. If East has four-
card heart support and a singleton or void in
clubs, a heart contract will make a lot of tricks.
And note that even here, five hearts doubled
goes down only two tricks.
With' a club loser to come, declarer must
play the trump suit without loss. Normally, he
would cash the ace and king, hoping the queen
will drop. Here, though, East's takeout double
announced at least three-card length in each
unbid suit: diamonds, hearts and spades. So,
South should cash dummy's spade ace, then
play a spade to his jack, a finesse that is bound
to work.

stupid things at her age. But now I don't
feel like telling her anything. I'm still nice
to her, and we get along like we used to,
but I've not told her about a few things
that have happened in my life recently.
Is this an OK way to handle it or should
I try to do something else?

Dear Wisconsin: Tina's behavior was
terribly reckless. And we think you are
more than a little upset that she didn't
confide any of this to you and give her
big brother the chance to protect her.
You don't have to tell Tina everything..
There are things she may be too young to
But please try to cultivate the closeness
you had before, and let her know you
wish she had told you about her cor-
respondence with the inmate. You are
in an excellent position to be a positive
influence in her life.

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1-Cemetery Lot, Gardens of Memory 431
North. Lot 121-D-4 Section Valor
$1175. OBO 205-621-1391 4-

2958 Hill Crest St. off Hall St. near Old
Cottondale Rd. Fri,. 30th & Sat. 31st. 8-?
Furniture, Nascar Car Collectibles, Jr. Nation,
musical items, lots of stuff.

MOVING SALE: Everything goes!! Sat. 31st.
Everyday until empty. 1414 Hwy 73 4 miles
south of Hwy. 10, 7t miles S. of Court house in
Marianna. 850- 526-1414
items 40-50% off misc., 30% off furniture
original prices in booth marked "BC'
See Inside Backyard Treasure
2331 Ross Clark Circle. DONT' MISS IT!


STORE for sale.,
This is a great deal for the right person.
We have a dedicated customer/consignor
database. In today's economy this is the
business to be in. This is a turnkey
business that has everything needed
including a dedicated software program
specific to consignment shops.
Owner retiring but will be happy to train.
Serious inquiries only.

1 HOUSE & 1 RV
ON 62 ACRES all rentals.
9reat income with good down payment
Owner Finance
386-329-5227 J386-312-6363


Bedroom Set, Queen Size 6pc Solid Oak $2500
Blond Wooden Dining Table w/6 Chairs $300
Double bed; dresser, mirror, night stand $750

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

SKAG Tiger Cat Mower, excellent condition,
used for residential home only, Kawasaki en-
gine. 48 inch cut, $5,500 OBO. 334-618-7691
Troy-Bilt Zero Radius Lawnmower ,
50 inch cut, 25HP, like new, washing
deck system, only used one season.
Save yourself $800 or more.
Brand new cost $2900 asking $2300.
Call 334-596-7763


AKC Golden Retriever Puppy's Beautiful and
Healthy. Have been wormed, DHLP-1 shots and
current on heart worm prevention. Vet says
"send em' home". $600 ea., 229-549-6240
CKC 4-female beautiful Shihpoo
(will be small) 1st shots & wormed.
$350.334-791-7147 READY NOW!!!!
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Yorkie-Poo $250. Breeding Pair of Chinese
Crested M/F $500/both. Now Taking deposits
on Imperial Shih-Tzus. $350. Teacup Chihuahua
$350 Call 334-718-4886.
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Free to good home, White English bulldog/ Jack
Russell mix, fm, Sneads FL area 850-557-4838
Miniature Schnauzer Puppy:
ADORABLE black and white 5
mo. old, male, shots UTD, AKC
registered. Very playful, and ea--
ger to please. Crate trained.
$ 475. Call 334- 803-2001
Rednose Pitbull for sale, two years old. She
has been spayed and is up to date with all of
her shots. She needs a good home with no oth-
er pets. 'She is very sweet and loving. $50. Call
(334) 790-3289.


Aplin Farms
You Pick or
We Pick

or 850-573-6594

Frozen Peas, Greens,
Fresh English Peas
& Other Fresh Vegetables!!
All Farm Fresh!
220 W. Hwy 52 Malvern
0 334-793-6690 *

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THE LITTLE SWEETS Now paying top prices for
STRAWBERRY FARM Pine / Hardwood in your area.
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U-Pick-We-Pick Call Pea River Timber
Hwy52 Slocomb, AL 4 334-389-2003 4 ,
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11. lahia seed for sale
Excellent germination Kendall Cooper Sports Anchor
Call 334-703-0978, 334-775-3423, r
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SEEJDS-I "&LA TSexperience in broadcast journalism.
Must have the ability to anchor, report
Heirlooms Garden Plant Sale and produce stories for newscasts and web
Starts March 30th & 31th. 334-886-9736 products. This position will be responsible
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www.gauchofarm5s.com coverage of local sporting events. EOE
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Send recent reel, resume & references to:
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Fi d It! 135013th Avenue, Columbus, Ga. 31901

Bike, exercise bike, FT fitness model. $500 850-
Camera, Olympus SP 600 UZ digital, new in
box, $160 FIRM, 850-482-7665 after 12 p.m.

Cell New Strive Slider At&T cell phone. SIMS
card and charges included. $60. 850-443-6806.

Chair Unique upholstered chair w/foot rest.
Over 20 years old. $100, (850) 482-2636

China Cabinet Wood, 72" x 50", 3 shelf dis-
yalp storage drawer $125 Call 8 2

Couch: Retro Modern, 2 chairs and coffee table
included. $100. Call 850-209-0593

Crib Mattress: Serta, like new $20. Evenflo Car
Seat: front/back, red & black $30. 850-526-3426
Curio Wood, 3 sided Curio, Lighted, Mirror
back, 6 shelf display,72" tall, 850-577-4062
Curio Wood, 3 sided, Lighted, Mirror back, 6
shelf display,72" tall, $100, Call 850-577-4062
Deadwood DVDs HBO Series "Deadwood,"
Season 1, 2, and 3, $30 for all, 850-557-6384
Doll collection. $500. 850-557-0131
Dress Spaghetti strap prom dress, orange
sherbet; rhinestones, Size 4, $100, 850-526-3226
Entertainment Center White,48"Wx60"Hx20"D
$35, 850-482-2636
Fuel Tank -' for Outboard motor boat, Filled on-
ly once. 6 gal $60, 3 gal $25, 850-482-7671
Games: (8) Nintendo and (13) Super Nintendo
$40. all Call 850-526-3426
Kids Play Piano 25 keys upright style by
Schoenhut blk/mahagony, $40, 850-482-5434
Piano: Currier brand. $500 850-557-0131

Littlest Pet Shop 100+pets, carrying case, 2-
story pet care center,access., $30, 850-482-5434
Movies: VHS movies Rocky complete series,
excellent condition. $50. 850-557-9088
Norton Antivirus Software Spyware remover,
2012, new and never opened, $15, 850-482-7665
Piano: Hobart Cable piano console $400. Call
Playstation 2 two games (Madden 2006, MLB
2K7), one controller, $100, 850-408-8659
Printer Versajette M300 Digital Inkjet Printer
WORKS GREAT $40, (850)482-5010
Prom Dress Fitted, 2 piece prom dress, Pink
with rhinestones, Size 2, $75; Call 850-526-3226
Prom Dress- Orange Crush, Sz 10, Strapless
w/BIG POOFY Bottom, $150, 850-482-2636
Prom Dress Spaghetti strap, orange sherbet;
rhinestones, Size 4, $100, 850-526-3226
Purse Vera Bradley purse, red and blue, new
condition, for $20, text or call 334-389-6069
Rocker/Recliner Ashley brand name, Brown
leather. Exc. Cond. $150. CASH 334-699-7070. "
Speakers JBL Northridge E100. Like new. Ask-
ing $400. Make Offer! Call 850-482-5434.
TV Sony brand, 31 inch $300. 850-557-0131
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Mobile homes for rent Marianna area
1,2,3 and 4 bedroom $335. to $425. per month.
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bath, 1680 sq ft. $129,900.
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Forest River '01
Reflections: 37ft, 1
large slide-out, 23k
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 Microlight: 23 LB, sleeps 5-6,
used 2 times, Tv, grill, lots of storage, and
plenty extras, fiberglass siding. Like New Con-
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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!!!
Layton '08 Travel Trailer, 32 ft.
Super slides, king bed, hide-a-bed, couch,
front kitchen, garage kept, hitch included.
$16,000. Call for more info. 850-569-2215,
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Jeep '93 Wrangler CJ-5, Straight line 6 w/fuel
injection. Has lift kit. Also comes with bikini
top and hard top. CD player. 4WD. $6200 Neg.
850-579-2217 or 850-573-1962

AMC 1974 Gremlin X 6.6L, torqe-flite, bucket
seats, flomaster exhaust, Holley carb, mallory
ignition, mag wheels, much more. call 334-
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SLast year of 7 years
production of 2 seat
convertible, only
year with Northstar
32 valve V8, rare
First $10,000. Takes It! Call 850-209-0747

'03 Mercury Grand Marquis
LS, A must see!
silver w/ leather seats, all
LS options, good cond. good
tires. 61,600 mi. Asking $7400. 334-794-6781
Cadillac '94 Seville, 4-door, new motor, good
condition white in color $2500. 334--792-5822.
Chevrolet '99 Camero Z28 Convertible white in
color, less then 16K mi., garage kept, 1-owner
$20,000 OBO 850-638-0668._
Chevy '02 Camero Z28 convertible 6-speed ,
taupe in color, less than 36,000 miles, garage
kept, last of the 35th edition,
$19,500. OBO 941-268-44931 CDothan)

Ford 2002 Explorer Sport Trac Fully loaded
with only 105,000 miles. Second owner of vehi-
cle and have owned it for the last 8 years. No
mechanical or drivetrain defects. Meticulously
cared for and maintained. Serviced regularly.
Leather, moonroof, tonneau cover, DVD player,
bed extender, running boards...it has it all!
$9,250 OBO. Contact Jordan at 913-219-2266.


Lake Eufaula, 3/2.5 2500+ SF, Deep Water,
Custom Ordered on a permanentfoundation.
Dead end paved road. Many Extras
Wewahitchka Florida, Boat House, Outdoor
Kitchen, Greenhouse, Shop, fenced yard. Call
Abby 850-819-0401. Reduced price $149,999.

Go-Cart Rebel 4-wheel go-cart with Briggs &
Stratton 5 hp engine, by Fun-Wheels, $350,
334-805-0141, leave message if no answer

'94 BassCat Pantera Classic 19FT
150HP Evanrude, stainless prop, 24 volt
motor guide trolling motor, built in cooler, 2
rod boxes, and Hummingbird & Lawrance
fish finder. Asking $9,200. Call 334-797-1095
-B Bayliner Trophy,
22.5', 2000 model,
-- Well kept and clean.
Many extras. $18,000.
Boat Ranger Bass 17' 10" 115 Hp Johnson ,
fully equipped, garage kept with boat cover
Asking $3500. 334-886-2739 or 334-797-7599.

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PONTOON BOAT '97 Eagle Angel, 22ft. 50
Mecury, excellent shape (in Eufaula) $6,000
Triton '07 188SF Fish and Ski: Mercury Optimax
150HP, 24 volt trolling motor, trailer included,
garage kept, like new conditions, less than
150 hours, $20,500. Call 334-685-3921
Well Craft 1981 18ft:
in-board and out-
board motor, runs
great but needs
minor work, heavy
trailer. Priced to Sell $1,995.
Call 334-793-3494 or 334-333-1291

Fifth Wheel: 2010, 30.5 ft Jayco Super Lite
5th Wheel 1 Slide, Extra Nice, $22,900.
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:.,6 Automatic with dark
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windows. Garage kept
and in great condition.
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aItmf,., Hyundai '04 Elantra GLS,
*i automatic, 4 cylinder,
sedan, 60,000 miles,
4 like new, $6325. Call:
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loaded, 4 cylinder
automatic, sedan,
36,000 miles, clean,
$8300. Call 334-790-7959.

Mercedes '93 300 SD, REDUCED
one owner, very clean, excellent condition,
never wrecked or damaged, sunroof,
leather interior, 4 door, champagne color,
$5995 850-569-2475

NISSAN '08 MAXIMA, 6 cyl., 4 dr., grey 65K mi.,
very clean $17,000 334-687-6036

Pontiac '96 Trans Am: Red, low miles,
fully loaded, T-tops, automatic.
None Nicer $4,500. Priced to Sell!
Call 334-687-9788 or 334-695-6368

2009 Kawasaki Ninja
ZX-6R Monster Edition
Black with monster logos
& green trim. Has less
than 3000 miles. Great
cond. $6,500 negotiable.
Call or text 334-714-1758, and leave message.
2010 Harley Davidson Ultra Classic FLHTCUI,
vivid black, 5594 miles, $9,750. No time
wasters! riderheavey@gmail.com,334-663-2773

Harley Davidson '01 Dyna Super Glide:
1450CC, runs great, just out of storage. Only
3200 miles. Asking $6000. Call 850-209-0747

Harley Davidson '08 Soft Tall Custom
black in color 4,800 mi. Vances & Hines Pro
pipe. K & N filters, new battery, lowering kit,
extras asking $12,000. 334-701-6968.
Troy area. 1-owner
Honda Shadow VLX 600 mo-
Storcycle. Low milage: slightly
over 4,000 miles. Includes T-
Bag pouch, sissy bar, also in-
cludes battery tender. Ask-
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Yamaha 2008 YZ250F White Edition. XL racing
rims. Pro taper handle bars. Full set of inter-
changeable black plastic. K N air filter. Runs
great. Low hours. Well-maintained. $2,800.
(334) 701-6262. Please leave message if no an-

Chevrolet '11 Tahoe
S White, All Leather,
l Captain's Chairs, DVD
System, 5k Miles.
Excellent Condition.
LIKE NEW!! ONLY $37,500 Call 334-714-7251
CHEVY'97 SUBURBAN, Cloth interior, fully
loaded, $4,500 0B0 334-355-0491
Ford '10 Expedition 4x4, fully loaded, sunroof,
factory installed rear entertainment system,
towing package with hitch,19,000 miles, arctic
winterized with auto-start and factory installed
arctic plug-in, flex fuel equipped (E-85), LED
light bar installed, great vehicle for dity moves
or anyone pcsing to Alaska. Asking $37,000.
Please call 907-231-0227. Enterprise, Alabama
1MC '06 Yukon XL SLT
72,000 mi. one owner, A/C
ice cold, Always garaged,
Exc. cond, New brakes,
Loaded w/all the goodies,
Looks drives great, mostly hwy. miles. Non-
smoker, very clean int, well maintained, Free
Carfax report incl. $9,995. Tim 850-728-3316

2010 Ford F150 Platinum Supercrew, 4x4, 22200
miles, black, leather, navigation, rear view
camera, tow package, excellent cond., $12,900,
Ford '02 Ranger Edge, V-6, cruise control
am/fm/cd, air-cold, white in color, very clean
$5000. OBO 334-726-1215.
Ford '99 F-150,
Super cab, 4 door, V-6
E Automatic, 32,000 miles,
one owner, $6850.
Call: 334-790-7959.
GMC'93 Sonoma SLS
Reg cab, V-6 automatic,
61,000 miles, one owner,
$3150. Call: 334-790-7959.

Kubota '08 4240 HST: with 852 front end loader,
4WD, 450 hours. $17,900. Call 850-573-1806
NISSAN '94 EXT. CAB, Auto, 4 wh drive, $3,500
and Cobra '92 Boat, 16ft, 55HP Johnson motor,
power trim., good condition $4,200 334-232-
Old John Deere M series
Tractor: with bushhog,
discs, planters and plow.
Works. $3000 OBO
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Toyota 2008 Tacoma Regular
Cab Pickup. Like New! Less
than 12,000 mi- one owner.
It is white with grey interior
bench seat. 4 cyr auto-
matic-air cond. I am asking
$13,500. $2,000 less than KBB
value! 334-714-4874

S- Chevrolet'97 Astro Van
conversion Van raised
roof, loaded, new ties,
One owner, GREAT
condition. 52K mi.
$8,900.334-897-2054 or
Chevy '01 Astro Mini Van, loaded, 8 passen-
gers, 110K miles, $5,000. Call 334-794-7447.
Chevy '90 Cargo Van running, driving and
ready to use, new tires, white in color $1500.
A Ford '03 E350 Van:
Super Duty Cargo
series, V8 engine, auto,
power windows and
locks, steel storage
drawer and shelves, cold AC, rack on top for
ladders. $4,900. Call 334-726-1958

Ford '06 E-250 Econoline:
ladder rack, 5.4 eng. Air
cond., tilt wheel, cruise,
good cond., 120k miles.
Must see and drive to
$7900.00 call 334-894-2315
GMC '94 Safari:
7 passenger, 4 captain
.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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PROJECT NAME: Compass Lake Drive Paving

Sealed bids, submitted in triplicate, will be re-
ceived by the Board of County Commissioners
of Jackson County, Florida, (Owner), until
2:00 p.m. (Central Time) April 12, 2012 at the
County Engineer's Office (County Engineer,
Larry Alvarez), 2828 Owens Street, Marianna,
FL 32446 for the construction of the following
described Project:

Compass Lake Drive Paving Project
This project consists of paving and resurfacing'
Compass Lake Drive from Lakepoint Road on
the south side of Compass Lake to Lakepoint
Road on the north side of Compass Lake (2.8
miles). Also included in this project is the pav-
ing of approximately 2 miles of connecting side
roads to Compass Lake Drive. This paving proj-
ect will also include drainage improvements
consisting of underground stormwater
culverts, concrete drainage inlets, temporary
sheet piling, concrete ditch paving, ditch grad-
ing and sodding. There will be a permanent
sediment basin constructed in this project to
help control the sediment inflow into Compass
Lake. Also included in this project are clearing
and grubbing, erosion control, fencing, land-
scaping, signing and pavement markings.
A Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting will be held
on April 4, 2012 at 9:00 AM Central Time at the
Jackson County Road Department. Potential
bidders are encouraged to attend.
The deadline for receipt of questions will be
April 9, 2012 at 2:00 PM Central Time. Ques-
tions must be submitted in writing to the Coun-
ty Engineer (email lalvarez@jacksoncountyfl.c
om: fax (850) 482-9063) with a copy to Jeannie
Bean (email jbean@jacksoncountyfl.com).
Bids will be opened and recorded at 2:10 PM on
April 12, 2012 at the Jackson County Board of
County Commissioners Board Room. Bids may
be submitted to the County Engineer at the
Board Room up until the time of the bid open-
Plans, specifications, and contract documents
will be open for public inspection after noon on
March 28, 2012 at the Engineering Department

at the Road and Bridge office at 2828 Owens
Street. Bid documents may be obtained from:
County Engineer's Office
2828 Owens Street
Marianna, Florida 32446
(850) 482-9677
upon payment of $ No charge per set
which amount .constitutes the cost of repro-
duction and handling.
The Owner reserves the right to waive any in-
formality or to reject any or all bids. Each Bid-
der must deposit with his/her bid, security in
the amount, form and subject to the conditions
provided in the Information for Bidders.
Sureties used for obtaining bonds must appear
as acceptable according to the Department of
Treasury Circular 570. Bidders shall be FDOT
pre-approved and in good standing with FDOT.
No bid may be withdrawn for a period of sixty
days after the scheduled closing time for re-
ceipt of bids.

To the extent applicable to this project, atten-
tion of Bidders is particularly called to the re-
quirements of the Special Provisions (Local
Agency Program/Federal-Aid Contract Require-
ments), conditions of employment to be ob-
served and minimum wage rates to be paid un-
der the Contract, Section 3, Segregated Facili-
ties, Section 109 Executive Order 11246, and all
applicable laws and regulations of the Federal
government and State of Florida, and bonding
and insurance requirements.


Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chap-
ter 373, Florida Statutes, the following
applications) for water use permits) has
(have) been received by the Northwest Florida
Water Management District:
Application number I 07304 filed 03/08/2012
Jeffery C. Pittman, 6429 Lovedale Road,
Bascom, FL 32423
Requesting a maximum withdrawal of
17,107,020 gallons per day from the Floridan
Aquifer System for Agricultural Irrigation use
by an existing facility.
General withdrawal locations) in Jackson
County: T05N, R09W, Sec. 7
Application number I 07305 filed 03/16/2012
C&E Farm, LLC., 1671 Blueberry Drive, Sneads,
FL 32460
Requesting a maximum withdrawal of
1,265,000 gallons per day from the Floridan
Aquifer System for Agricultural Irrigation use
by an existing facility.
General withdrawal locations) in Jackson
County: T03N, R07W, Sec. 4A, 9B
Application number I 07306 filed 03/16/2012
Manuel S. Andrade, 53 St. Thomas Drive, Palm
Beach Gardens, FL 33418
Requesting a maximum withdrawal of

Jackson County Floridan *

1,440,000 gallons per day from the Floridan
Aquifer System for Agricultural Irrigation use
by an existing facility.
General withdrawal locations) in Jackson
County: T06N, R09W, Sec. 19D
Interested persons may object to or comment
upon the applications or submit a written re-
quest for a copy of the staff reports) contain-
ing proposed agency action regarding the
applications) by writing to the Division of Re-
source Regulation of the Northwest Florida Wa-
ter Management District, attention Terri Peter-
son, 152 Water Management Drive, Havana,
Florida 32333-9700, but such comments or re-
quests must be received by 5 o'clock p.m. on
April 12, 2012.
No further public notice will be provided re-
garding this (these) applicationss. Publication
of this notice constitutes constructive notice of'
this permit application to all substantially af-
fected persons. A copy of the staff reports)
must be requested in order to remain advised
of further proceedings and any public hearing
date. Substantially affected persons are enti-
tled to request an administrative hearing re-
garding the proposed agency action by submit-
ting a written request according to the provi-
sions of 28-106.201, Florida Administrative
Code. Notices of Proposed Agency Action will
be mailed only to persons who have filed such

DOB 11/6/2001, CASE #JU-2009-173.02
DOB 6/8/2005, CASE # JU 2009-174.02
DOB 2/6/2004 CASE # JU2009-175.02
minor children

In this cause it is made to appear to the Court
by the Affidavit of Carla Easterling, agent for
the Chilton County Department of Human
Resources,that the whereabouts of the mother
of the children are unknown.
It further appears that the Petition alleges said
children to be dependant and in need of the
protection of the State of Alabama. Therefore,
the Petitioneris requesting that parental rights
be terminated and permanent custody of said
children be vested in the State of Alabama De-
partment of Human Resources for adoptive

It is, therefore, ORDERED that publication be
made in the Chilton County News, a newspaper
of general circulation published in the City of
Clanton, Alabama, County of Chilton, in the
State of Alabama and the Jackson County Flo-
ridian a newspaper of general circulation pub-
lished i the City of Marianna, County of Jack-
son, in the State of Florida for four consecutive
weeks requiring Tiffany Sapp to appear and
plead to, answer and demure to the Petition in
said cause before the 3rd day of May, 2012.
Done and ordered the 27th day of March, 2012
/s/ Rhonda Hardesty
District Court Judge

Thursday, March 29, 2012- /B


NOTICE is hereby given to all interested per-
sons or firms that sealed bids will be accepted
at the Jackson County Purchasing Department,
2864 Madison Street Marianna, Fl. 32448 until
2:00 PM CT on April 26th 2012 for the following

BID NUMBER: 1112-26
BID NAME: Removal of Old Jail structure
Board of County Commissioners is seeking
qualified vendors to Bid on the request to level
the vacant Jail structure located at 4447 Mari-
on St. and remove all materials from the loca-
tion. In accordance with all EPA, DEP rules and
BID OPENING: Shall be held at 2864 Madison St.
Marianna Fl. In the Jackson County BOCC
Board Room by the Purchasing Department
April 26th 2012 2:00 PM CT

Information may be obtained from the Pur-
chasing Department between the hours of 8:00
A.M. C.T. and 4:00 P.M. C.T. Monday through
Friday. contact Stan Hascher, Purchasing
Agent, at 2864 Madison Street, Marianna, Flori-
da or voice phone 850-718-0005, or Fax 850-482-
9682. A complete copy of the bid packet may
be acquired through the Jackson County Pur-
chasing Web site (www.jacksoncountyfl.us
click on the Purchasing site then click on cur-
rent bids and RFP's to obtain a copy).
A mandatory Pre-bid Contractors meeting will
be held April 13th 2012 10:00 AM C.T. at 2864
Madison St. Marianna Fl.

Bids SHALL be submitted in a sealed envelope
marked: SEALED BID and identified by the
(April 26th 2012 2:00 PM CT)

List of bidders and awards (if any) shall be an-
nounced at a meeting of the Jackson County
Board of County Commissioners. Bid award
will be made to the best bidder, but the right is
reserved to reject any or all bids.

Dale Rabon Guthrie
Board of County Commissioners
By: Chuck Lockey, Chairman
Jackson County is committed to assuring equal
opportunity in the award of contracts and,
therefore, complies with all laws prohibiting
discrimination on the basis of race, color, reli-
gion, national origin, age and sex.


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Weary Venus Williams

loses at Key Biscayne

The Associated Press

Venus Williams sagged
in the wooden changeover
chair as if it were a cushy
recliner, her head tilted
back, her tank on empty.
She rose slowly to play
the final two games and
lost both, but grinned as
she walked to the exit,
perhaps because she was
headed for a well-deserved
Weary after winning
three consecutive three-
set matches, Williams was
eliminated Wednesday by
Agnieszka Radwanska in
the quarterfinals of the
Sony Ericsson Open, 6-4,
"It was disappointing
not to be able to feel my
best today," Williams said.
"I was able to keep it close
in the first set and try dif-
ferent strategies, but it was
definitely a mental battle,
and today I didn't conquer
the mental part of it."
Williams' serve lacked
its usual velocity, and by
the final game she wasn't
even chasing shots in the
corner. The tournament
was her first since the U.S.
Open last August, where
she withdrew after being
diagnosed with a fatigue-
causing autoimmune
"It has been a great tour-
nament," she said. "Obvi-
ously I'm disappointed
and would have liked to
have gone further, but it's a
great start."
Eager to keep points short
in the 85-degree sunshine,
Williams charged the net

often but frequently had to
lunge for shots. She com-
mitted 38 unforced errors
to 10 for Radwanska, and
won only five of 26 points
on her second serve.
"It was pretty hot out
there," Radwanska said.
"Maybe that was why she
didn't look that good."
In the men's quarterfi-
nals, 2009 champion Andy
Murray overcame an upset
stomach and early deficit
to beat No. 9-seeded Janko
Tipsarevic 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. .
Two Williamses were
eliminated in 18 hours.
Younger sister Serena lost
Tuesday night to former
No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki.
Venus needed a wild
card to enter the tourna-
ment because she's ranked
The three-time Olym-
pian's goal has been im-
prove her ranking enough
to qualify for the London
Games, and she's project-
ed to climb next week back
into the top 90.
In the past, the cutoff for
making the Olympics has
been around 68th. Teams
will be chosen based on
rankings in early June.
Radwanska, ranked a ca-
reer-best No. 4, advanced
to the Key Biscayne semifi-
nals for the first time. She's
0-4 this year against top-
ranked Victoria Azarenka
and 24-0 against everyone
She beat Williams in 2006
but had since lost five con-
secutive meetings.
"Of course she had some
time off last couple of
months," Radwanska said.
"But she's still a great play-

er. I really had to play very
well today to beat her."
Williams overcame a
match point in the third
round against Aleksandra
Wozniak on Sunday night,
and said she was up until 4
a.m. afterward. She recov-
ered to beat No. 15-seeded
Ana Ivanovic on Monday.
Williams said her ailment
requires her to save all her
energy for tennis, but she
strayed from that approach
with a day off Tuesday.
"I should have rested
more probably," Williams
said. "After a while you
start to feel like maybe
everything's behind you. I
definitely learned maybe
if you're doing something
right, don't change it."
Her energy reserve ap-
peared low from the start
of the quarterfinal, and
she lost the first seven
points. Radwanska took
advantage of Williams'
lethargy by hitting several
drop shots for witmers and
pouncing on weak second
When Williams had a
chance at an easy over-
head, she walked up to
the ball flat-footed. Fac-
ing break point early in the
second set, she mustered
only a 72-mph first serve,
well below her norm of 110
or more. Williams lost the
final six points, dumped.
her last shot into the net
and began looking ahead
to the clay-court season.
She plans to play next week
at Charleston, S.C.
"I've definitely learned
a lot about ways maybe I
could prepare during the
tournament," she said.

Florida Football

Mike Gillislee trying to

secure Gators' top RB spot

The Associated Press

Running back Mike Gil-
lislee spent his first three
years at Florida waiting
for carries. Behind Chris
Rainey and Jeff Demps on
the depth chart, Gillislee
mostly stepped on the
field in mop-up time.
It was humbling, frus-
trating and motivating.
Now, Gillislee is getting
his chance.
It comes amid plenty of
competition, too.
Gillislee has been one
of Florida's bright spots in
spring practice, taking over
the starting tailback posi-
tion and showing enough
that coach Will Muschamp
has him penciled in as the
No. 1 guy for next season.
"If he continues down
the same path, there's no
question," Muschamp
said. "But that's where
competition's your, best
motivator. I know he's got
guys behind him that are
pushing him and are do-
ing a good job as well."
Indeed, the Gators aren't
making it easy for Gillislee.
Fellow running back Mack
Brown, fullback Hunter
Joyer, versatile H-back
Trey Burton and former re-
ceiver Omarius Hines are
vying for playing time in
a crowded backfield that
seemingly will get more
jammed when highly tout-
ed freshman Matt Jones
arrives in the fall.
"We've got to be able
to generate some things
downhill and be able to
push the pile," Muschamp
Muschamp has made it
clear he wants to transition
from a perimeter running
game to a more of a
power attack which
can neutralize talented
defensive ends and give
Florida's defense a better
idea of what it's going to
face against teams like
Alabama, South Carolina
Jand LSU.

The Gators weren't able
to do either of those the
last two
y year s
with un-
So why
not use the 5-foot-ll,
205-pound Gillislee more
Well, he was a liability in
pass protection.
Even after three years
watching and learning, the
DeLand native couldn't de-
cipher defenses and find
the right man to block.
"It's hard," Gillislee said.
"You've got to know who
is coming and you've got
a (pass) route at the same
time. So that's the whole
hard thing about pass pro-
tection. I had a little bit
of trouble, but I'm down
good at it now."
Muschamp agreed that
Gillislee has made signifi-
cant progress and even
singled him out as the of-
fensive player of the game
during an intra-squad
scrimmage last weekend.
The way Gillislee sees it,
his blocking was the only
thing holding him back.
"It was very frustrating,"
he said. "This is my
last chance. Just the
opportunity I've been
waiting on to take
advantage, being No. 1 on
the depth chart."
When given a chance, Gil-
lislee has been productive.
He averaged 8.6 yards a
carry as a freshman in 2009
and had seven rushing
touchdowns in 2010. He
ran 56 times.last season for
328 yards and two scores,
and averaged a team-best
5.9 yards a carry.
He missed some time
with a right ankle injury,
but insisted nagging in-
juries and blocking prob-
lems are behind him.
"In the past, I never knew
when I was going to get it
again," Gillislee said. "I just

go as hard as I can. That's a
big reason I'll break out."
The Gators are hoping
he does.
Although new offensive
coordinator Brent Pease
said he could use a run-
approach, he would rather
have one guy handle the
"Ideally, you hope you've.
got a guy who is a horse
who you give him the ball
25 times a day, but I don't
know the answer to that
with what we have," Pease
said. "With everything
we've done, we've always
had kids that have roles.
Now do we have a kid
who's good enough?"
Gillislee believes he is,
and that it's his time.

Venus Williams leans back during a changeover in her match against Agnieszka Radwanska
during the Sony Ericsson Open on Wednesday in Key Biscayne, Fla. Radwanska won 6-4,6-1.


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