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TDC wants to explore purchase of Russ House
John Alter chat
at a table while
(back left) and
Jr. talk before a
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
On a 7-2 vote Wednesday,
the Jackson County Tour-
ist Development Council
voted to pursue negotia-
tions toward purchasing
the iconic Russ House on
Lafayette Street in Marian-
na if Jackson County Com-
missions, will accept that
But, members of the
Council pointed out, the
decision to further, ex-
.plore the idea should not
be considered a commit-
ment to sign on the dotted
line. The historic home has
belonged to the Jackson
County Chamber of Com-
merce since it underwent
and restoration using a
state historic preservation
grant in the early 1990s.
The Chamber purchased
it from the owners for less
than $50,000, and renova-
tions soon commenced
with a grant of almost
According to the vari-
ous estimates given by
five local realtors polled in
advance of selling the
house, it is now worth
between $450,000 and
The grant agreement of
1996 stipulated that,the
Russ House remain in pos-
session of the Chamber for
at least 10 years, but that
covenant expired in 2006.
See TDC, Page 13A
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
Two Chattahoochee men have been ar-
rested and are being charged in the iheft of
$10,000 worth of farm and industrial equip-.
ment from a residence on River Road, above
William Edwin Ulmer and
Christopher Jason Hollon
face charges of grand theft,
burglary of a structure, and
dealing in stolen property,
according to a press release
from- the Jackson County
Hollon Sheriff's Office.
The items were stolen from
Property located in the 4500
block of River Road. The vic-
tim called to report the thefts
on May 11, saying someone
had cut the perimeter fence
to the property to get inside
and steal commercial weld-
ing equipment, an equipment
Ulmer trailer, several construction
tools and anATV.
Jackson County investigators notified sur-.
rounding law enforcement agencies about
the incident as they looked into the case,
and got a call from the Chattahoochee Po-
lice Department on May 25. Authorities
there had recovered a substantial amount
of the stolen property while serving a search
warrarit of their own.
Authorities said that most of the prop-
erty from the River Road theft was recov-
ered from a house on Pine Street in Chat-
tahoochee, Where one of the menresided
with his girlfriend.
The discovery of the property on Pine
Street led to the identity of Ulmer and Hol-
ion as suspects, and investigators were
eventually able to recover the rest of the
stolen property from a residence on Blue
Arrow Drive in Dellwood.
Authorities say that a welder stolen in Riv-
er Road case had been sold to a person on
Blue Arrow Drive, a man who then in turn
sold the welder to a neighbor on the same
Neither buyer is currently implicated of
any wrongdoing in the case.
Investigators say Hollon and Ulmer, as of
Wednesday afternoon, were in the Gadsden
County jail because of drug-related charges
associated with Chattahoochee's search
AS THE TASSEL IS MOVED, SO IS A LIFETIME
(right) gets a
hug from one
of the school's
Jr., (center) after her
Tuesday night. The
Baxley, is at left.
COTTONDALE HIGH SCHOOL
GRACEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
Class of 2012
Members of Graceville High
School's Class of 2012 listen to
valedictorian speeches during
their graduation ceremony Tuesday night.
GHS graduated 51 seniors this year. Its
four valedictorians were Patre'a Clark,
Annemarie Nichols, Jin Hee So and Nicole
Willis. The class salutatorian was Marieta
For more photos from both ceremonies,
see GRADUATES, 13A.
Community leaders tour Jackson Correctional Institution
New warden, prison officials highlight community service they provide -
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
New Jackson Correc-
tional Institution Warden
Randall Bryant promised
an administration of trans-
parency and commitment
to community as he be-
gins his tenure in the job
he took over a couple of
weeks ago in'the wake of
a'scandal that resulted in
the termination of previ-
ous warden, Ted Jeter.
Jeter was dismissed on
reports of the mishan-
dling of a medical event at
tn, h tion, and a
tion, however, as he spoke
at a dinner meeting and
tour for community lead-
The gathering was one of
many similar sessions be-
ing carried out at prisons
across the state over the
past several weeks, and the
timing was simply coinci-
dental with the dismissal
of Jeter and the onset of
Bryant's leadership, offi-
Bryant and other prisofl
staff members focused
their presentations on the
institution and what it
brings to the community it
JCI Officer Shedrick
McGriff, for instance, talk-
ed about the work camp
community labor force
and the farm programs he
Many inmates are as-
signed to the city of Mari-
anna, Sunland Training
Center and 28 other enti-
ties. Their work, officials
estimate, saves the munic-
ipalities and other entities
a collective $1.5 million in
labor costs each year.
See PRISON, Page 13A
Jackson Correctional Institution officials and community
leaders prepare to enter the JCI compound on a tour of the
facility Tuesday evening.
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Submit your news or Community Calendar
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THURSDAY, MAY 31
*) Marianna City Farmers Market Open at 7
a.m. in Madison Street Park.
n Hope School graduation 10 a.m. in the Hope
School Cafeteria, 2031 Hope School Drive, Mari-
anna. Call 482-9616.
Garden Gala Preview Social Noon to 2 p.m.
at Covenant Hospice, 4215 Kelson Ave., Suite E,
Marianna. Preview garden furniture art that will be
auctioned at the June 9 Garden Gala. Free admis-
sion. Public welcome. Call 482-8520.
) Orientation 12:30-3:30 p.m. at the Marianna
Goodwill Career Training Center, 4742 U.S. 90 in
Marianna. Register for free job placement and com-
puter training; learn about services. Call 526-0139.
n Free Workshop: Resume 3-4 p.m. at the One-
Stop Center, 4636 US 90 East, Suite E, Marianna.
) Free Yoga class 5:30 p.m. at Chipola Fitness
Center, 4230 Lafayette St. in Marianna. Mat provid-
ed. Part of the Jackson County Health Department's
"Closing the Gap" program. Call 482-6221.
) Alcoholics Anonymous Closed discussion,
8-9 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2901 Cale-
donia St., Marianna, in the AA room. Attendance
limited to persons with a desire to stop drinking.
D Town of Grand Ridge special meeting 6:30
a.m. in Town Hall, 2086 Porter Ave. The meeting will
open request for proposals for engineering services
for the 2012 CDBG application cycle.
n Jackson County Chamber of Commerce First
Friday Breakfast 7-8:45 a.m. in the Jackson
Hospital Cafeteria, Marianna. Guest speaker: Gen-
eral Surgeon Stacy Harbin, M.D., F.A.C.S., Chipola
Surgical & Medical Specialties, Marianna. Call
SInternational Chat'n' Sip 8:30-10 a.m. at the
Jackson County Public Library, 2929 Green St. in
Marianna. Learning Center staff and their inter-
national English learners invite the public for the
exchange of language, culture and ideas in a relaxed
environment. Light refreshments served. No charge.
) Ribbon cutting 9 a.m. inside the front
entrance of Jackson Hospital in Marianna. Jackson
County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a
ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand reveal of the
hospital's renovation/expansion project. Hospital
tours available 9-11:30 a.m., every 30 minutes. Call
) Free Computer Basics workshop -11 a.m. to
noon at the Marianna One Stop Career Center. Call
) 4th annual Chamber Ambassadors golf tour-
nament -1 p.m. at Indian Springs Golf Course in
Marianna. Registration/lunch is at noon. Four-man
scramble. Entry fee: $65 (beverage cart, lunch). A
benefit for the Russ House Foundation. Call 482-
8060 or 557-0180.
) Free Dealing with Difficult Customers work-
shop 1:30-2:30 p.m. at the Marianna One Stop
Career Center. Call 718-0326.
n Free Spanish II workshop 3-4 p.m. at the
Marianna One Stop Career Center. Call 718-0326.
) 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 8-9
p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.
n Marianna City Farmers Market Open at 7
a.m. in Madison Street Park.
a 10th Annual Chipola Dulcimer Association
June Jam 9 a.m. at New Salem Baptist Church,
3478 Kynesville Road (Highway 276) in Marianna.
Everyone is welcome, whether you play an acoustic
instrument or just want to listen. Bring food to
share at the potluck. Donations accepted for facility
costs. Call 482-3819.
n Barbecue fundraiser 3-6 p.m. at Bascom
United Methodist Church, 4942 Basswood Road.
Barbecue pork sandwiches (from Boston butts
cooked that morning), with baked beans, coleslaw,
cake and drink. Price: $6. Proceeds benefit the
Andy Glisson family.
) Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting 4:30-
5:30 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.
) Finer Womanhood Blue Revue 7 p.m. at the
Jackson County Agricultural Conference Center,
2741 Pennsylvania Ave. in Marianna. Hosted by Zeta
Phi Beta Sorority Inc., Mu.Omicron Zeta Chapter.
Admission: $5 (free for children 12 and younger).
) Monthly breakfast 7 a.m. in the New Easter
Missionary Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, Hope
Avenue, Graceville. The New Easter Breakfast Club
welcomes guest speaker Sherry A. Brown, CFC,
Jackson County Tax Collector. Public welcome.
) Piano recital 2 p.m. at Chipola College,
McLendon Fine Arts Building, room H-108, featuring
Chipola alumnus John Callahan.
Alcoholics Anonymous closed discussion
- 6:30 p.m. at 4349 W. Lafayette St. in Marianna
(in one-story building behind 4351 W. Lafayette St.).
Attendance limited to persons with a desire to stop
D 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
) AARP Board of Directors meeting 1:30
p.m. at a new location: Jackson County Chamber
of Commerce/Russ House, second floor (can use
elevator), in Marianna.
City of Jacob Council meeting 6 p.m. Public
n Free MAPP training class 6-9 p.m. at Life
Management Center, 4403 Jackson St., Marianna.
State-required class is for those looking to become
.licensed foster parents. Call 850-522-4485, ext.
n Writers Group meeting 6 p.m. at the Chipley
Library. All writers welcome, including beginners,
published or unpublished.
n Woodmen of the World Lodge 65 meeting
- 6:30 p.m. at the Dellwood Volunteer Fire Depart-
ment. All members, bring a friend for pizza and
) Alcoholics Anonymous Open meeting 8-9
p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St., Marianna.
n Marianna City Farmers Market Open at 7
a.m. in Madison Street Park.
)) Cancer Survivor Beauty and Support Day
Chipola College Cosmetology offers complimen-
tary cosmetology services for cancer survivors and
those living with cancer. Call 718-2439.
) Free Basic Computer Class (Part 1) -11a.m.
to 3 p.m. at the Goodwill Career Training Center,
4742 U.S. 90 in Marianna. Part 2 will be June 12. Call
) 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
) Town of Sneads Council meeting 6.p.m. in
the Sneads City Hall Council room, 2028 Third Ave.
This is a rescheduled regular Council meeting. Call
) Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting 8-9
p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
SChurch, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.
n Jackson County Habitat for Humanity Ware-
house hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
) 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
) Early Learning Coalition of NW Fla. Executive
Committee meeting 11 a.m. at the Coalition Re-
gional Office Three, 703 W. 15th St., Suite A, Panama
City. Call 866-269-3022.
) Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting Noon
to 1 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.
'THURSDAY, JUNE 7
n Marianna City Farmers' Market Open at 7
a.m. in Madison Street Park.
) Orientation 12:30-3:30 p.m. at the Marianna
Goodwill Career.Training Center, 4742 U.S. 90 in
Marianna. Register for free job placement and com-
puter training; learn about services. Call 526-0139.
The submission deadline for this calendar is two days before publication. Submit to: Community Calendar, Jackson County Floridan, P. O. Box 520, Marianna, FL 32447,
email firstname.lastname@example.org, fax 850-482-4478 or bring items to 4403 Constitution Lane in Marianna.
The Marianna Police De-
partment listed the following
incidents for May 29, the latest
available report: Two accidents,
one suspicious incident, one
burglary, three verbal distur-
bances, 26 traffic stops, two
larceny complaints, one crimi-
nal mischief complaint, one
follow-up investigation, one
juvenile complaint, one animal
complaint, two false alarms,
one retail theft, one property
damage report and one open
door/window discovered on
The Jackson County Sheriff's
Office and county fir6/rescue
reported the following incidents
for May 29, the latest available
-'.. 'of these calls
may be related
'CR1M E calls taken
46 on behalf of
lice departments): One drunk
pedestrian, one missing adult,
one missing juvenile, two aban-
doned vehicles, three reckless
drivers, two suspicious vehicles,
one escort, one report of ill-
ness, four verbal disturbances,
one prowler, one fire call, 19
medical calls, one traffic crash,
one burglar alarm, one robbery
alarm, one fire alarm, four traf-
fic stops, two larceny com-
plaints, two criminal mischief
complaints, two civil disputes,
one trespass complaint, one
found or abandoned property
report, one littering complaint,
two assaults, one suicide at-
tempt, one noise disturbance,
two animal complaints, one
fraud complaint, one assist
of another agency, one public
service call, two transports, one
and one report of counterfeit
The following persons were
booked into the jail-during
the latest available reporting
) James Payne, 34, 115 Mar-
low Lane, Albany, Ga., driving
under the influence.
) Misty Medders, 33, 115
Marlow Lane, Albany, Ga.,
possession of marijuana less
than 20 grams, possession of
drug paraphernalia, possession
of prescription pills without
prescription, possession of
) Ashley Hill, 25, 4175 Billing-
sley Lane, Greenwood, driving
while Jicense suspended or
) Stephanie Roberts, 27,
4322B Deering St., Marianna,
violation of court order.
) Jadie Judy, 33, 3138 Lake St.,
Cottondale, aggravated assault
with a deadly weapon.
JAIL POPULATION: 236
To report a crime, call CrimeStoppers
at 526-5000 or a local law enforcement
agency. To report a wildlife violation, call
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Scouts prep for camp with knot-tying review
Special to the Floridan
Troop 3 Boy Scouts con-
tinued preparations for
summer camp by reviewing
knot tying, with the young-
er Scouts receiving assis-
tance from the older and
more experienced Scouts.
Senior Patrol Leader and
Life Scout Levin Berry led
the instruction, which fo-
cused on lashings.
Boy Scouts have used
lashings to build signal
towers, shelters, ladders
and rafts. Scouts also
use them when building
"camp gadgets," such as
towel racks, tripods to hold
water basins, and other
Types of lashings include
square, shear, diagonal,
tripod and round. During
the meeting, Scouts prac-
ticed square and shear
Square lashings are
used for binding together
two poles that are at right
angles with one another,
while shear lashings secure
poles that can be raised as
Troop 3 Boy Scouts are
eagerly looking forward to
their fishing campout in a
couple of weeks, followed
by their week-long sum-
mer camp experience at
Camp Alaflo near Enter-
The Marianna Optimist
Club is the chartering or-
ganization for Troop 3 Boy
Scouts. For more informa-
tion about Boy Scouts, call
Scout Master Bill Klein-
hans at 526-2897.
Tenderfoot Scout Chad Case practices the Square Lashing.
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Senior Patrol Leader Levin Berry (right) presents Scoutmaster Bill Kleinhans with an appreciation plaque for his dedication and
service to Troop 3 Boy Scouts now and throughout the years.
and Life Scout
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2. $3.34. McCoy's Food Mart,
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3. S3.34. Murphy Oil. Highway
71 South, Marianna
4. $3.35, Pilot, Highway 71
5. $3.39, Bascom General,
Basswood Road, Bascom
6. $3.39, Dar-Bee's Quick Stop,
Highway 90. Cypress
7. $3.39. Kmee II. 10th Street,
8. $3.39. Mobil Food Mart.
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Troop Guide Jacob Lafferty displays his Square Lashing skills.
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BRYANT RETIRES AFTER 33 YEARS
S superintendent Lee Miller (left) presents Jackson Alternative School Principal Jeff Bryant with a plaque of
appreciation during Bryant's May 21 retirement reception. After 33 years of working with special needs students
in the Jackson County School System, Bryant is set to begin a new chapter in his life. Past and present students
and staff have expressed how they will miss the man who, during his long career, played an important part in their
Liberty trumpeter awarded CRAA scholarship
Boaters help save
puppy, sea turtle
ficials say boaters res-
cued a three-pound
puppy and a 370-pound
sea turtle from the wa-
ters off the Florida Keys
over the Memorial Day
The turtle was recov-
ering Wednesday at the
Turtle Hospital in the
The Miami Herald
reports the puppy was
reunited with its owner
after Geni and George
Hernandez spotted it
swimming about two
miles offshore Sunday.
reports a reunion took
place after a friend re-
called seeing someone
in hysterics over a lost
puppy and tracked her
Man found dead
Authorities say a
man who was found
dead inside a burned
out building was a
Pinellas Park firefight-
ers were called to a
burning home about 2
p.m. Tuesday. After the
blaze was extinguished,
they found the body
of a man inside the
From wire reports
Bronze, rose gold pvd
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Special to the Floridan
The Chipola Region-
al Arts Association has
awarded a $1,500 schol-
arship to. Christian "Alex"
Hanks, a trumpet player
from Liberty County High
The CRAA has award-
ed more than $45,000 in
scholarships to music,
art, and theater students
who attend Chipola. The
CRAA scholarship rotates
each year through the five-
county district. Dr. Daniel
Powell, Chipola Director of
Fine and Performing Arts,
says, "This year was Liberty
County's turn and the ap-
plicants were outstanding.
Alex is an excellent player
and is sure to be a great
asset to the Fine and Per-
forming Arts department."
In the 10-year period
before the. formation of
the Liberty Arts Council in
2003, there were only three
declared art, music and/
or theater majors from
Liberty County. Since the
,formation of this local
arts agency, Chipola has
Hanks a 50 percent
the last three years.
"This is a powerful testa-
ment to the strength of arts
advocacy and the belief
that you can make a dif-
ference in the arts," Powell,
Chipola College recog-
nizes the importance of
the arts and is commit-
ted to helping students
with their arts education.
During the last five years,
$8,000 of fine and perform-
ing arts scholarship money
has helped students from
Liberty County. This figure
does not include outside
awards and awards given
to non-majors who par-,
ticipate in arts programs.
Currently, more than 25
percent of students in the
programs are not music,
art or theater majors.
To increase accessibil-
ity in the arts, Chipola is
committed to providing
high-quality and low-cost
performing arts events
in the new Center for the
With the support of the
community in the "AP-
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LOCAL & STATE
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ACKSON COUNTY FLORIDAN www.jcfloridan.com
A Look Back
64years ago: June 41948
A traffic signalwas
AJa installed at the
S fayette and Russ
intersection in Marianna
just three days before the
Jackson County Flori-
dan's publication. Patrol-
men were posted at the
site warning those who
went through the.light if
it was a first-time offense
and ticketing multiple
offenders. Another traffic
signal was to be installed
on Lafayette and Caledo-
nia a month later.
Buddy Russ. then a 12-
year-old Malone School
student, won the honor
of competing in a marble
by the Veterans of For-
eign Wars. Russ would go
to Salt Lake City, Utah.
Besides competing, he
would tour the area, tak-
ing a trip to the moun-
tains and swimming in
the Great Salt Lake. "Let's
make it short and sweet,"
Russ said when asked
about the finals.
An advertisement for
bids on the construc-
tion of the county jail in
Marianna was placed
in the paper. The jail
was to be 43x85 feet and
$100,000. According to
the article, the county
was to pay for the build-
ing with certificates of
indebtedness, as a bond
issue wasn't approved by
voters. The new jail was
necessary as the old jail
building was going to be
The Marianna unit
of the National Guard
hosted its first meeting,
recruiting local John C.
Patrick. About 29 men
had joined the unit at
the time of the article.
The lackson County
Floridan published a
series of articles on the
proposal for a county fire
control unit. A petition
circled over the issue.
The organization would
prevent and suppress
wood fires. People could
also pay to have fire lines
plowed around their
Locals received a num-
ber of advertisements
about "Dollar Days," an
event when local busi-
nesses offered special
discounts on select days.
County Chamber of
Commerce, as it was
called then, sponsored
Votes placed in lackson
County for the female
delegate for the third
congressional district to
the democratic national
convention had to be re-
counted as a typographi-
cal error gave Mary Lynn
Aker 4,049 votes instead
of 449. Acker had already
been commissioned to
the position by Secretary
of State R.A. Gray, so
court action would be
needed to change the
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Florida Colleges and Universities
Multiyear budget eyed by education panel
The Associated Press divide its work into three
"It's very hard to do any strategic planning with major subject areas: tu-
TALLAHASSEE- Mul- absolutely noidea ifyour budget isgoingupor ition, governance and
tiyear budgeting was one accountability.
of the first ideas to pop up dozen" The Board of Governors
for discussion as Gov. Rick John Delaney, has appointed its own
Scott's panel on overhaul- University of North Florida president study panels to examine
ing state colleges and uni- various aspects of the State
versities began its work University of North Flor- more efficient, transparent University System, and
Wednesday. ida President John Del- and accountable. Brill said the task force in-
Whether the Blue Rib- aney suggested multiyear Besides opposing higher tends to avoid duplicating
bon Task Force on Higher budgeting. tuition, Scott has com- their work.
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mends that or any other strategic planning with don't sufficiently empha- existing' reports and rec-
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quire unanimous consent, budget is going up or in science, technology, panels and other source
all seven members decided down," Delaney said. engineering and math. He including the Legislature,
during a conference call. He also noted the schools also has angered faculty he said.
"We've got consensus don't set their own annual' members by putting their Other task force mem-
that consensus will be budgets but depend on the salaries on a website and bers are Jeff Shuman, chief
unanimous," said chair- Legislature and partially floating ideas for radical of human resources for
man Dale Brill. the Board of Governors. changes in tenure. Melbourne-based Harris
House Education Com- Lawmakers this year cut The Republican governor Corp.; Frank Fuller, an aide
mittee Chairman BillProc- State University System appointed Brill, president to Senate President-desig-
tor, R-St. Augustine, said funding by $300 million of the Florida Chamber of nate Don Gaetz, R-Nicev-
the panel's recommenda- while Scott vetoed a bill Commerce Foundation, ille, and a former Okaloosa
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"It forces us to crystalize University of Florida raise each named a member as Education Committee
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Caruncho, a private Medi- percent annual cap. chairman of the Board of O'Toole, R-Lady Lake. Leg-
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of Governors, which over- derin early May, saying his plans to finalize its rec- and Fuller. Delaney and
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Anthony "Champ" Kelly talks to some camp participants through a play during a camp in
Graceville in 2011.
Camp brings fun,
mentors to local kids
BY LAUREN DELGADO
Kelly, a Graceville
igh School gradu-
.ate and now the assistant
director of pro personnel
for the Denver Broncos,
knew he wanted to start
some sort of camp for
kids in his hometown and
Growing up, football
camps were far away,.
expensive or both. Nor did
local professionals, like
doctors or lawyers, speak
to the high school stu-
dents,Having someone to
look up to was important
then, and Kelly believes
it's even more important
"Trust me, kids these
days see enough negative
day in and day out," Kelly
said. "They see the drug
dealers driving around in
the best cars etc, so they
feel like they can attain
riches this way. If they
never see or hear from
) Learn more at www.
contact the organization at
doctors, lawyers, etc., then
they will have a hard time
feeling those positions are
Kelly said the commu-
nity helped raise him and
he wanted to give back.
This year marks the third
annual C.H.A.M.P, or
Character, Heart, Attitude,
Motivation and Pride,
Camp in Graceville.
Registration has opened
for this June 29 and 30
event at Graceville High
School. Campers between
the ages of 10 and 17 are
invited to register. Anyone
who wants to be a coach
can register as well. It
costs $50 to enroll.
Staff will teach camp-
ers football basics, going
through each position
with them. The group will
run through drills like'
one-on-ones and some
group work like pass,
skeleton and offensive/de-
fensive line combination
work, Kelly said. Besides
football, guest speakers
including local business
leaders and former col-
legiate and NFL athletes
will give their message
about their life journey
and impart life skills.
"Kids need to see people
with ambition and goals,"
Kelly said. "They need to
realize that there is no
shortcut to success."
Investing an hour or
two into this program and
the campers is as good as
gold, Kelly said. Children
need to have good role
models, and supporting
programs like C.H.A.M.P.
Camp can provide them.
"We want them to de-
velop a culture of winning
at sport and life," Kelly
said. "Hopefully, they will
continue the C.HA.M.P.
Camp long after I'm gone."
The Associated Press
TAMPA Police say
they've made an arrest in
the 2009 slaying of a Uni-
versity of Tampa student.
Tampa police announced
Wednesday that they've
charged 22-year-old David
Earl Williams Jr., who was
already serving a prison
sentence in South Florida
for unrelated crimes.
Williams is charged with
fatally shooting 21-year-
old Ryan McCall .while
robbing the cross-country
runner and a friend near
the downtown campus in
Police said Williams was
developed as a likely sus-
pect in the weeks after the
crime. But it wasn't until
recently that other infor-
mation and tips from the
jail allowed investigators to
build a case against him.
Detectives who went
to interview Williams in
.prison last week said he
admitted the robbery, but
he said a second suspect
killed McCall. However,
detectives believe Williams
Winning a weekly
$50 grocery gift certificate
could be elementary.
Candidate legally changes
his name to Web address
The Associated Press
ida is letting a congres-
sional candidate put the
name of his web address
on the ballot.
Why? Because Eddie
Gonzalez went before a
Miami-Dade judge this
past January and had his
name legally changed t'o
A spokesman for the
Florida Department of
State said Wednesday that
officials have no choice
because a judge granted
the name change request
just days after election of-
ficials told him he cold
not use any nicknames.
"As a ministerial office,-
we have no authority to
not permit his legal name
to appear on the ballot,"
said the spokesman, Chris
lists a Hialeah address, is
an independent candi-.
date running for a seat in
the 25th Congressional
District, which includes
,parts of Broward, Collier
and Miami-Dade coun-
ties. He is challenging
five-term U.S. Rep. Mario
When reached by
phone, the independent
candidate said he took the
"Since Fm not under the wings or good graces of
both political parties, Ihad tofind a different way
to get my message out there."
unusual step of changing
his name as an effort to
draw attention to his bid
because he will not re-
ceive any help from politi-
"Since I'm not under
the wings or good graces
of both political parties, I
had to find a different way
to get my message out
there," he said.
Campaign finance re-
ports filed with the Fed-
eral Election Commission
show Diaz-Balart had
raised about $608,400 as
of March 31, compared to
about $2,400 for Eddie for
He also said he wanted
to make sure that Diaz-
Balart had an opponent
during this year's general
election. Diaz-Balart was
re-elected without oppo-
sition in 2010.
A spokesman for Diaz-
Balart's campaign de-
clined to comment
Wednesday on Gonzalez
changing his name to
Besides running for
pendent Fla. congressional candidate
Congress, the candidate
says on his website that
he was born in 1980 to Cu-
ban immigrants, attends
college and is working on
a business degree. He says
he represents "the work-
ing class" and that he's
running as an indepen-
dent because people are
upset with both parties
for gridlock in Washing-
ton D.C. Under the "About
Me" section of his website,
though, he's still identified
as Eddie Gonzales.
His website includes a
video where he talks about
the need to end the na-
tion's dependence on for-
eign oil and concludes: "I
I approve this message."
Election records show
already gathered enough
petition signatures to
qualify for the ballot. State
officials will finalize this
year's ballot next week.
Artists and community
volunteers come together
in hometown projects of
downtown beautification to
paint historic and nostalgic
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Gov. seeks OK to
greet airport visitors
da Gov. Rick Scott wants a
state ethics panel to say its
ok for him to greet visitors
at Tampa International
Scott's acting general
counsel has asked the
Florida Commission on
Ethics whether or not it
would violate state law
to have Scott greet those
using airport shuttles.
The ethics commission
will rule on the request
during its June 12th
A draft opinion prepared
by commission staff says
Scott should be allowed
to do the greetings, which
would include the gov-
ernor telling people that
"Tampa Bay" is a "great
place to live, work and
play." The request comes
shortly before Tampa
will host the Republican
Scott's office made the
request because the gov-
ernor cannot accept gifts
from lobbyists or organi-
zations that hire lobbyists.
From wire reports
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-6IA THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2012
LOCAL & STATE
Chipola announces showcase schedule
Chipola Colhge's veteran Coach Jeff
Johnson anncanced his 2012 Under-
classmen and Jnsigned Senior Baseball
Showcase schedule this week.
Showcase dite is June 13 and will be
held at the Chbola College baseball facil-
ity and field. "he showcase is one of the
largest in the panhandle and provides an
excellent opportunity for the underclass-
men and seniors to showcase their skills
to an array of college, both D1 and JUCO,
as well as MLB scouts.
It provides valuable exposure for play-
ers to showcase their skills and talent for
the upcoming season. The showcase is
open only to sophomores, juniors, and
seniors who are current members of their
Johnson explained why the event is par-
ticularly key for players wanting a chance
"You know this is a fairly large show-
case, colleges are winding down with
JUCO's being done for the year, so there.
will be an abundance of scouts on site to
evaluate the talent in this area,'" he said.
"This gives them something to watch for
in the coming year and one last chance to
pick up a senior who may have been over-
looked or missed in earlier showcases."
SRegistration deadline is June 13 with a
$100 per player cost. Check-in begins at 9
a.m. with skill evaluation at 10 a.m.
Running, outfield, infield, and hit-
ting drills will take place in the morning.
Players will break for lunch at 12:45 p.m.,
with pitchers and catchers returning at
1:30 p.m. for their skills evaluation.
Forms may be found on-line under
Chipola College Athletics or picked up
at the baseball facility. Players should
be dressed in baseball pants, spikes, and
will provide their own bats, gloves, etc.
For further information or to register by
phone, call 850-718-2243.
Riley Torbettl rks on his hitting during the Ozone Al-Star team's practice Tuesday night.
0-Zone league selecting All-Star teams
BY SLIA MADER
The Maanna Recreation
Departmei has concluded
its regulareason of baseball
and beguilhe selection of its
The O-ine league's ros-
,ter is cornlete and practice
is under ay with hopes of a
district championship. Stan
Mitchell ill be at the head
of the coaching staff with as-
sistance bm Clint Smith and
The rcter is made up of.
Tristen Bozeman, Reece Dil-
lard, Cameron Gray, .Jaden
Harley, Jesse Harris, Pender
Johnson, Austin Livingston,
Brady Matthews, Hunter
Mitchell, Deontre Rhynes,
Dalton Smith, and Riley Tor-
bett. Alternate for this year's
team is Marquis Kelley.
Mitchell is optimistic about
this year's team after seeing
them as a team for just two
"Harris will pitch some, play
some outfield and will be a
solid hitter," Mitchell said.
"Bozeman will be solid at the
plate. Mitchell will see time
on.the mound, and will be
consistent at the plate hav-
ing only one strike out during
the regular season. Livings-
ton will cover some outfield.
Rhynes will look to lose a
bunch of baseballs as he ham-
mers them over the fence and
into the woods. He will also
see time on the mound and
behind the plate. Gray will
pitch, play first, and continue
driving his line drives over
the fence. Smith will see time
at short, behind the plate and
some relief pitching. 'Dillard
will play middle infield. Mat-
thews will see time in the
outfield as well as the middle
infield. Torbett will see some
middle infield action as well
as some time in the outfield.
Harley will have time behind
the plate and some corner
action at third as well as some
relief pitching. Johnson will
anchor down the outfield and
will be a consistent batter."
District will open in Boni-
fay with Marianna facing off
against Holmes County in
game one. Game times have
not been released yet.
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place dabons Bertram Williams, Jalisa Wilson,.and J.J. Barkley. Kneeling is Coach Jimmy Martin. Back row from left to right:
Coach Don Holland, Jordan Clemmons, Trey Stuart, Billy Lollie, and Christopher Ackerman. Athlete not pictured is
/See GAMES, Page 8A Matthew Williams. Coaches not pictured are Jean Melvin and Cindy Blackmon.
Novak Djokovic won his second-round
match against Blaz Kavcik at the
French Open on Wednesday.
Venus Williams joins
her sister on sideline
The Associated Press
PARIS The top-seeded players
had early starts at the French Open
on Wednesday, and both Novak
Djokovic and Victoria Azarenka
made it to the third round without
A short time later, 2009 champion
Roger Federer joined them, earn-
ing his record-breaking 234th vic-
tory at Grand Slam tournaments.
Former top-ranked player Venus '
Williams was eliminated, a day
after little sister Serena lost in the
first round. The seven-time Grand
Slam champion, who was playing
at a major tournament for the first
time since revealing she had been
diagnosed with an autoimmune
disease, lost to third-seeded Ag-
nieszka Radwanska of Poland 6-2,
Djokovic was first up on Court
Suzanne Lenglen, and he was bare-
ly troubled by Blaz Kavcic of Slove-
nia, winning 6-0, 6-4, 6-4 for, his
23rd straight Grand Slam victory.
"I gave him the opportunity to
come back to the match after a
perfect first set, first seven games,"
Djokovic said. "But, look, this is
In the main stadium at Roland
Garros, Azarenka defeated Dinah
Pfizenmaier of Germany 6-1, 6-1
two days after struggling to win
her opening match.
"Being No. 1 is a difficult job,
because everybody want to catch
you, everybody want to move you
from the spot," Azarenka said.
"Nothing is going to come easy
just because you're No. 1. You actu-
ally have more people ... motivated
trying to beat you."
Last year at the U.S. Open, Wil-
liams withdrew before her second-
round match. It was then that she
revealed she had been diagnosed
with Sjogren's syndrome, a con-
dition that can cause fatigue and
On Tuesday, Serena Williams lost.
in the first round of a major tour-
nament for the first time, falling to
Virginie Razzano of France 4-6, 7-6
Djokovic is looking to win his
fourth straight Grand Slam title,
and first at Roland Garros. Last
year, the Serb lost to Federer in the
semifinals, ending his 43-match
On Wednesday, Djokovic was
broken once by Kavcic, but other-
wise had little trouble. He did fin-
ish the match with 34 unforced er-
rors, compared with 21 for Kavcic.
"He was defending really well in
the second and third set, especially
in the second," Djokovic said. "He
wasn't missing as many balls as in
the first set."
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JACKSON COUNTY FLORIDAN www.jcfloridan.com
-18A THURSDAY, MAY 31,2012
THE KING'S TEC
THE KING'S TEAM
looking for more
The Associated Press
t was just a couple of fast laps
for Aric Almirola and Marcus
Ambrose. It was a lot more than
that to NASCAR's "King."
.Almirola and Ambrose went 1-2
in qualifying for the Coca-Cola 600,
the first time a Richard Petty Mo-
torsports entry had started.up front
since November 2010.
To Petty, it was just the kind of
thing that shows "what these guys
have been doing has been right."
Even though the two drivers faded
in NASCAR's longest race three
nights later, the'Petty program left
with the confidence that it won't
take another 18 months to celebrate
"I can't reiterate enough that
we're making improvement," said
Almirola, who ended 16th in Sunday
night's Sprint Cup race. "We see
light at the end of the tunnel."
It's been a long and, at times, dark
tunnel for Petty, the NASCAR Hall of
Famer. He followed in father Lee's
facing shoes and became a seven-
time Sprint Cup champion, winning
a series record of 200 races,
The transition to team owner once
Petty quit competing in 1992 wasn't
nearly as smooth. Petty Enterprises_
won three Sprint Cup races in the
late 1990s and Kyle Petty eventually
took over the operation. The family
was devastated by the death of Kyle's
son, Adam Petty, during a practice
crash at New Hampshire in 2000.
In 2008, Petty Enterprises was
acquired by Gillett-Evernham
Motorsports and team rechristened
Richard Petty Motorsports despite
George Gillett being the majority
Two years later, though, Petty
teamed with Medallion Financial
and DGB Investments to form the
"THEASSOCIATED PRESS FILE
Richard Petty (center) poses with
drivers Aric Almirola (right) arid Marcos
Ambrose prior to the Coca-Cola 600 in
Concord, N.C. on Sunday.
current two-car team. Ambrose
brought the scaled-down program
its first Sprint Cup win at Wat-
kins Glen last season. Almirola, a
Nationwide and truck series driver
who raced part time in Sprint Cup,
signed on this season and collected
his first career pole in NASCAR's top
circuit at Charlotte Motor Speedway
"We're a two-car team indepen-
dent here trying tq take it to the big
super teams," Anbrose said with
Fbra while Sunday night, it looked
like theAustralian driver might have
enough to stick-with his Hendrick
Motorsports and Rdfish Fenway
Racing competitors. Ambrose led
20 laps in the early going and was
running up front with tie leaders
most of the-way-until he snapped a
wheel hub, needed major repairs to
get back out and finish 32nd.
The results haven't slowed the op-
timism of Petty, hiS.4rivers or team
Respected creWthief Mike Ford
joined Almirola's team a few weeks
ago and saw then'that there were all
the pieces necessary to win Sprint
"It was just a matter of putting
them together, paying attention to
all the details and executing," Ford
Winning the pole was a strong
step, what Ford called a "shot in
the arm" for everyone on the team.
"Now, we just have to build off that
and keep improving and I have no
doubt that we will," he said.
Almirola said he's steadily learned
and improved during his first trip
to NASCAR tracks as an RPM driver.
He's had only one top 10 an
eighth place at Martinsville and
was outside the top 20 in six of the
season's first nine races. However,
he was 12th at Talladega, 19th at
Darlington and 16th at Charlotte the
past three races.
Those are finishes that have every-
one on 41mirola's No. 43 team eager
"When you go through a year like
we're going through, when you start
seeing positives week-in and week-
out and start building on those and
can build momentum, the guys'
spirits are up," Almirola said. "That's
what it's all about."
Ford's expertise and experience
he helped Denny Hamlin to 17
wins and 66 top-5 finishes at Joe
Gibbs Racing are starting to
.pay off. Ford said he spent the first,
weeks observing more than getting
his hands dirty. That changed some
in Charlotte where Ford felt he was
more involved in getting the car
ready to race.
"I think as long as we keep our
heads down, this can happen on a
regular basis," Ford said.
Petty, who'll turn 75 on July 2,
hopes so, too. It seemed he had the
No. 43 in victory lane every week
when he was behind the wheel. Yet,
it's been 13 years since John An-
dretti raced one of NASCAR's most
famous numbers to a Sprint Cup
win at Martinsville. Still, Petty's got
his 'ights set on more than just a
victory; he's thinking the Chase for
Almirola stands 19th in points
with teammate Ambrose a spot
behind in 20th. "If we'can get a few
breaks," Petty says, "we still have to
win a race or two, we're got a good
chance to make the chase. I think by
the team we get to the Chase, we're
going to be able to win races day in
and day out."
From Page 7A
Federer had an easy
run in the first two sets,
but wasted two match
points in the third. He
saved all six break points
to beat Adrian Ungur of
Romania 6-3, 6-2, 6-7
"Instead of being ag-
gressive, I let him show
me what he could do,"
Federer said of the tie-
breaker. "He played two
From Page 7A
Athletes receiving gold
were:. Billy Lollie (400m
walk); J.J. Barkley (long
jump); Jalisa Wilson
(long jump & 100m dash;
Jamal McGriff (long jump
& 100m dash); Madilyn
Green (25m dash); Trey
Stuart (50m.cycling) and
4x100 relay team con-
sisting of Jamal McGriff,
J.J. Barkley, Bertram Wil-
liams, & Jalisa Wilson
with a time of 53.91.
beautiful shots, and then
I started not playing very
The 16-time Grand
Slam champion broke a
tie wih Jimmy Connors
for most career wins at
major tournaments in
the Open era. He is 234-
35 in ennis' top four
No. 7 Tomas Berdych of
the Czeci Republic and
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solve any family differenc-
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by praise regarding some-
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unusual and impressive
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immediately go your way.
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with considerable skill.
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Dec. 21) Friends or asso-
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to take charge of a matter
that affects all of you.
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eral drift of things might
initially look to be going
against you, don't give up
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.
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all by yourself could grow
increasingly untenable as
your day progresses. Find
a companion with whom
you can share your time.
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Dear Annie: I am 45 years old, have
never been married and do not have
kids. I am a straight man looking for a
long-term relationship, but have had no
luck finding the right lady. I have tried
.several dating websites, to no avail. I
keep meeting divorced women with is-
sues and baggage far beyond what I can
handle. My longest relationship lasted
nine months and ended abruptly;
I have no problem dating divorcees
with kids, but they don't seem to want
a man in my situation. And I'm having
trouble meeting women who have never
been married and don't have children.
What can I do?
SINGLE TOO LONG
Dear Single: There are drawbacks to be-
ing 45 with no baggage. People wonder
what's wrong with you. Gather your
closest friends and relatives and ask for
an honest critique of your date-ability.
Be willing to work on their suggestions.
(Counseling can help if the issues relate
to your basic personality.) The rest is
Look only at the West hand and the auction.
What would you lead against six hearts? Four
no-trump was Blackwood. East bravely bid
five spades, hoping his opponents had not dis-
cussed how to show aces in this situation. And,
of course, they had not. But I recommended a
simple scheme: double no aces; pass one
ace; first step two aces; and so on.
So South bid five no-trump and North signed
off in six hearts. What should West have led?
I have to admit that I would have chosen
the same card as my student: the spade ace.
Now making the slam was easy. West led a sec-
ond spade. South discarded a club from the
dummy, drew trumps, played three rounds of
clubs, ruffing in the dummy. Then he returned
to hand with a trump and took the diamond fi-
nesse. When that worked, he claimed.
Now, it is true that six hearts can always be
made, but after, say, a trump lead, it is much
harder. I do not have enough space to explain
fully, but South draws trumps, takes three dia-
mond tricks, ruffs dummy's last diamond, and
runs trumps, bringing everyone down to four
cards. North has one spade and three clubs,'
South two spades and two clubs. But West is
squeezed, unable to keep three clubs and two
going where the women are. Do some
volunteer work. Travel. Join a choir, com-
munity theater, church group, political
organization, whatever interests you. It
will give women a chance to get to know
you without the pressure of a relation-
ship and vice versa. And keep in
mind that becoming a stepfather can be
rewarding as well as challenging. Please
don't dismiss it so quickly.
Dear Annie: "Hands Tied in Michigan"
said her husband works out of state and
sometimes doesn't call when he's back
from dinner with the guys.
I say the wife needs to develop her own
interests and friends and find ways to
keep busy while he is away so she is not
so demanding. It is excessive to expect
a phone call each night. She sounds
insecure and immature. After working all'
day and having dinner with co-workers,
he may be finished talking for the day.
Couples who have independent interests,
add more to their relationship.
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WIREGRASS LIQUIDATION OUTLET
@ 231 South and Ross Clark Circle
Next to South Side KMART. Dothan
Florida Department ofAgriculture and Consumer Services
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Recall: LED clip-on desk lamps sold at Lowe's
The Florida Department of Agriculture and
Consumer Services, the U.S. Consumer Prod-
uct Safety Commission, and He Shan Lide of
China, have announced the recall of about
33,000 LED clip-on desk lamps. The power
cord for the lamp can detach where it meets
the clamp, exposing energized wires, posing
an electric shock risk to consumers.
The firm has received five reports of cords de-
taching, including one reported electric shock
and one report of a child receiving burns to
her hand and leg.
This recall conducted by He Shan Lide in-
volves pink and blue plastic LED desk lamps
with a flexible metal neck approximately 12"
long and a clamp at the base. The power cord
has a silver label attached to it. On one side
of the label "MET," "Electrical Safety",
"E113152" and "Apr. 2011" are printed. The
other side of the label includes the model
number F3044-AC-01 (pink lamps) or F3044-
AC-02 (blue lamps). The plug on the power
cord is labeled "KENIC KE 01P E155176."
The recalled lamps were manufactured un
China, imported by L G Sourcing, Inc., of
North Wilkesboro, N.C., and sold exclusively
at Lowe's stores nationwide from May 2011
to December 2011 for about $20.
Consumers should immediately stop using
the lamp, unplug the power cord, cut the pow-
er cord off 2" to 3" above the plug, discard
the lamp and send the plug to He Shan Lide,
4570 Eucalyptus Ave, Suite C, Chino, CA
91710, along with their name and address to
receive a full refund, including the cost of
postage for returning the plug.
For additional information, call He Shan Lide
at (800) 584-1664 between 12 noon and 8:00
p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the
website at www.diogenlighting.com.
Number: CW 1090
Date: May 31, 2012
Florida Department of Agriculture and
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Construction Equipment &
Commercial Real Estate
Thu. June 7 @ 9:02 AM(CST)
210 Speigner St.
Dothan, AL 36303
TERMS: 10% Buyers Premium on
Equipment & Real Estate. Payment In Full
Due on Day of Sale for Equipment.
10% Binder Due on Real
Estate with Certified Funds on Day of
Sale. Everything Sold "As Is, Where, Is!"
Go to www.watsonauction.net
for full details.
Col. Joe F. Watson, AL #1831
Col. Dwight Wells, AL #1921
LIONEL TRAIN COLLECTION FOR SALE. MOST
POST-WAR. 6 STEAM ENGINES, 17 DIESEL EN-
GINES, 68 CARS, 11 SWITCHES, APPROX 355
FEET OF TRACK PLUS VARIOUS ACCESSORIES.
PLEASE CALL FOR PRICE 850-785-7059. MANY
MORE PICS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. $3,900
COMMERCIAL MOWERS FOR SALE
Dothan City Board of Education will receive
bids for the sale of five (5)
Commercial Mowers Kubota Diesel ZD18,
Scag Turf Tiger, Scag Zero-Turn and Scag
Tiger cubs (2). Interested parties
may Inspect equipment and pick up bid
forms at Transportation Department,
400 Third Avenue, between hours
9:00 AM 2:00 PM,
Tuesday-Thursday, May 29-June 1
Bids will be opened
Thursday, June 7 at 9:00AM.
Entertainment Center Black, fits 37in TV in-
cludes stereo system, $100, 850-557-1115
Treadmill In good condition, will send more
pics if interested. $200 OBO. 850-557-1454
China Hutch cherry oak dining room hutch
hardly used, $500, 850-557-1115
Table and Chairs dining table is cherry oak,
never used, $500, 850-557-1115
Wanted: Old Coins, Gold,
Diamonds, Guns, And Tools
West Main Jewelry & Loan 334-671-1440.
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needed for Church parking lot. Please call 334-
791-7330 or 334-677-5340. Will come and get.
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Swings, Cribs, Fomula, Toys & Clothes
1330 Hartford Hwy Ste 1, Dothan 334-794-6692
Dog Crate large dog crate from petsmart,
never used, black, $100 OBO, 850-557-1115
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Buy Swamp Gator All Natural
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Available at The Home Depot
g PETS & ANIMALS
FREE: 2 MOTHER CATS AND 10 KITTENS, ALL
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Antique Wardrobe -'Beautiful antique
"Primative" wardrobe. Nice hickory color, new
knobs and locks on the drawers and doors.
Please see picture. Asking $400 firm. Please
call 334-790-1559 after 5 p.m. or send e-mail to
Baby Clothes, girls, 0-12mos, huge box for $50
Bed: 1950s, Solid wood, storage in headboard,
footboard, railings, $40, 850-526-3226.
Bedroom suit: Queen, Cherry finish, Sleigh, bed
sides, bureau, mirror, $200 OBO, 850-526-3226
Bicycle, breaks apart, French "Gitane" 18"
wheels, $100 850-482-7671
Boys Clothes, 2-14, huge bag $50 850-688-7098
Camper Top white 6' 6" long by 5' 1" wide, side
windows, $165. Call 850-592-8769
Chest of Drawers, 4 drawer, Solid Wood; Very
Nice $150 334-671-0070 Mornings
Coffee table & 2 side table set, Solid Oak wood,
Very Nice $250 334-671-0070 Mornings
Crib, white, nice condition, $45 850-526-3426
Crutches, nearly new, $20 850-573-4744
Dining Room Set, 6 piece, Cherry top, great
condition, $425 850-693-3321
Dining Room Set, Vintage, Buffet, China Cabi-
net & Table $350 OBO 850-209-4500
Dining Room Table w/leafand 6 chairs, Oval
Cherry, exc. cond. $325 850-209-4500
Dining Table w/4 Chairs, Dark Brown, Solid
Wood, Very Nice $250 334-671-0070 Mornings
Dresser, large with 5 drawers & a door $60
Dress shirts, Men's size 17-17-1/2 @ $1.00 and
$2.00 each excellent condition 850-482-2282
Dryer, Whirlpool, $100 850-526-3426
Entertainment Center .White. 48"Wx60"Hx20"D
$35. 850-482-2636 Marianna
Hat, Baily Felt, Beige, size 7, $40 850-209-4500
FREE: Beautiful Kittens ready to go! Call 850-
Free kittens to a loving home. 850-482-5880
/272-4908 after 3pm
Kittens: Free to good home, 1 black, 1 orange,
1 calico. 8wks old Florida, 850-482-2994
V ALL PUPPIES ARE ON SALE!
Tiny Shih-Tzus S325., Chorkies S200. Chi-pon
$125. Shih-poo- $275.. Chinese Crested M&F
adults. $500. Call 334-718-4886 E
CKC Miniature Schnau zers: 2/M & 1/F LEFT!
Solid black, black & silver, and salt & pepper,
5wks old, vet checked, tails docked, and 1st
worming $350. Call 334-464-0000
S Liver/Tan Phantom & Liver/Wh part
starting $475. Parents on site.
-- Ready Now! 334-889-9024
CKC Toy Chihuahua puppies
black /white, tan/white, $350
FOUND: Branded Hunting Dog off Mill Rd in
File Cabinets, all metal, (1) with 4 drawers $50
(2) with 2 drawers $25 OBO Call 850-526-3614
Football Game, ESPN Arcade Style, free stand-
ina (3 ft tall) $20 850-573-4744
High Chairs (2) $20 for both 850-688-7098
Hutch Blue Victoiran style hutch. If interested
please call 850-592-4059. $100
Ironing Board, antique wood $20 850-526-
Kid's Art Easel for 2 by Step 2, dry erase/chalk
draob Storage tray folds flat $ 4
Lakemaster lake maps Chip for Humminbird
GPS fishfinders. AL.GA.FL. $100, 334-687-9465
Pack-N-Play, Graco, light green $35 850-526-
Phone, AT&T LG STRIVE, $60 OBO 850-443-
Piano Chair w/low harp design back, vintage,
Playstation 3, 1 controller & 3 games for $225
Raggedy Ann Doll, 3ft, homemade, great condi-
tion, $30 850-209-4500
Recliner, Light Brown, Very Beautiful $250
Sleeper Sofa: 2 cushion, mint green/burgundy
flower print. Clean $150. 850-482-2636
Sport coats, Men's 48L @ $10.00 each 850-
Suits, Men's size 48L, Pants 42-32 @ $25.00
Swimming Pool, 12' x 30", NIB, Filter, Pump &
ladder included $80 850-557-5452
Tent, 8 person, 3 in 1, Eddie Bauer, exc. cond.
extra large screen $125 850-209-4500
TV, 55" Big Screen, needs work, $275 850-693-
Wii game system w/1 game, nearly new $100
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A leading Health Care facility
is seeking qualified applicants for
the following positions:
Revenue Cycle Manager
The ideal candidate will be a
professional, motivated leader with
proven competencies in customer
service excellence, inpatient and
clinic billing, collections and all
facets of insurance.
Degree in related field preferred.
Send resumes to: Box "FF"
P.O. Box 1968 The Dothan Eagle,
Dothan, AL 36302
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3BR 1BA Furnished House in Rocky Creek Com-
munity, $550/mo. No pets, credit report, de-
posit, lyr lease required. 850-638-4620/638-
1BR 1BA in Cypress, newly remodeled,
water/sewer/garbage incl. free laundry mat,
no elect. dep. req. $450 + dep 850-209-1351/
2\1 CB Home CH/A C'dale $425
3\1 CB Home CH/A, C'dale $575 Dep., ref, & 1
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2/1 Recently Remodelled. CH&A, $550 + dep.
No Pets, Marianna 850-718-1165
2BR 1BA House for rent, 3029 Riverview. Safe
neighborhood, $500/mo 4- dep. 850-482-
4BR 2.5 BA Lakefront Brick House North of
Sneads, Boat slip and dock, large 2 car garage,
large screened back porch $950 850-526-2183
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Quality Homes & Apartments
no 850- 526-3355 *
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CH/A, water/garbage/sewer/lawn included.
3/2 DW, w/jacuzzi, dishwasher, stove, fridge,
CH/A, in Marianna, Available Now,
H20/septic/lawn/ pest/garb. incl $710 + dep
3/2 Mobile Homes in Cottondale. NO PETS
CH&A $500/Month $250 deposit
850-258-1594 Leave Message
3/2, Triple wide MH, 2100 sq!ft, Bear Paw
Chipola River, Magnolia Rd. $550/mo 1st, last
& util. dep.for FPU 850-718-8088
3BR 2B A Singlewide, SE Marianna on
Canteburry Dr. 900 sq.ft. on 1.5 acres in the
country, W/D included, $450/mo. 850-728-3832
Lg 3/2 $550 Quiet, well maintained Park,
Water/sewer/ garb/lawn included.
Also Available 2/1 $425
v* Joyce Riley RE 850-209-7825 4
Rent to Own: 2 & 3BR Mobile Homes.
Lot rent included. Also available,
1 & 2BR Apts & Houses. For details
S 850-557T3432 or 850-814-6515 4
Small Quiet Family Oriented Park -1, 2 & 3BR
MH's for Rent includes water, garbage, lawn
care, No Pets 850-592-1639
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Chipley & Cottondale, CH/A,
2 & 3 BR MH's in water/sewer/garb, incl. $500/mo
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WANTED TO BUY All Types of Timber Land
Between Dothan & Panama City
500 + Acres min. 334-470-0225
Arctic Cat 550 4WD: Like new. Must see. only
has around 100 miles on it. Always kept in-
doors. Lots.of.extras. Call 334-798-2356 if inter-
EZ-GO Golf Cart, Seats 4, New Batteries,
$2975 Call for more information 334-6483747
YAMAHA-4 Wheeler-250 Bear Tracker, Low
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S '95 Javelin fiberglass,
50hp Evinrude 1 live
-..-"" well, electric anchor,
trolling, mtr, fish findpr.
Boat is safe & Exc. Cond. Grea fishing Boat!
S $3000. Call: 334-701-2596
Boat, 14ft Aluminum John Boat, 9W Johnson
Motor, trailer, $1200 OBO 850-594-1024
Boat and Trailer, fiberglass, 13.5 ft. x Sft.
2'" 2 swivel seats, new carpet, tilt trailer,
12" wheels $650. 334-673-7539.
All Aluminum Boats
Grady White '11 257CC, twin 150 Yamahas'
30 hrs. alum. trailer, electronics Garmin 4210
& VHF radio, NEW, show room cond.
S.. Skeeter Bass Boat, 20',
S-1990, 200 Yahama Motor,
SJack Plate, Skeeter
-Tandem Trailer, Motor
S" Guide Trolling Motor,
S Boat Cover, $5000. 334-389-0946
Allegro 2005 38ft:.
In-motion Sat. & Home Thea-
ter system, washer/dryer,
." ~~. central Vac., King bed and
hide away queen sofa bed,
3 Tv's & DVD. Too many to list. Exc. Cond.
No Pets or Smoking. $135,000. 850-294-3792
I' F 1- i I $15,999, Very Clean,
Slide, 13k Miles
L s j 334-714-2700
Jetski's (2) 2007 Yamaha VX
S'' 1100 AF Cruisers (Wave Run-
-' ners) with double galvan-
ized/aluminum Shore Land'r
-.': My1 trailer. VERY Low hours. Ga-
rage kept. Used only at vaca-
tion home several times
Year. Used in fresh water ONLY. Driven by
adults ONLY. Can be seen in Eufaula, Alabama
by appointment dnly. Good Condition. Phone #
251-949-6617, email firstname.lastname@example.org,
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'72 VW Beetle 17,000 mi. will need battery
charged & a tune up, roadworthy. all upkeep
'invoices for new owner. $3,300. OBO OR
'68 VW Beetle w/ factory roll back moon roof
(working) this is a project car. Parts include:
new headliner for "rollback roof", seat covers,
new rubber, running boards, new fenders, new
bumpers f&b, glass, pop-out rear windows &
much more. $1800. OBO OR3,900 for_BOTH
includes also new tires for both (5ea.)
w/ current warranties. 334-673-2999.
Chevrolet 1962 Corvette: 350 small block,
4 speed, new parts included. Great car!
-- GMC '57 Half Ton, original
.-6 cinder, short bed, 270
_,.:..P engine, straight shift on
_.. column, 1-owner, father &
-'" son. Runs very well. No
smoke. Partially body restored in 2001. Red in
color. No known rust through. Serious offer or
inquiry only please. $9,950 OBO 334-678-1488
GMC 2000 Jimmy, 4 wheel
drive good, motor good,
transmission good, bent
frame and crack radiator, in-
terior good. Will.sale whole,
car and/or parts. Call Justin
at 1-850-272-8335. $800
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PAINT AND BODY, REPAIR, CLASSIC
CAR/TRUCK REPAIR, AND RESTORATIONS,SPRAY IN BEDLINERS
"We paint anything from a steamboat to a-billy goat! ".
S.Ford 1998 Ranger XLT
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Ranger XLT Supercab! $3,595'
or make offer! 172,00' mi.,
850-524-5320; mario@southcountrymotor. -om
Hyundai'10 Accent, Rebuilt. 28k Miles,
Automatic trans. with overdrive. Red,
Power Steering, Power Brakes, Power Door
Locks, Power Mirrors, Sunroof, Alloy Wheels,
AM/FM XM Radio, Brand New Tires, Brand
New, Inside and Out. $7999. 334-557-1753 -
Jeep 2005 Wrangler, 88,000 miles, 6 cylinder, 4
wheel drive, Manual 6 speed transmission, A/C,
New Tires, New Soft Top, New Seat Covers, -
New Bikini Top, AM/FM/CD. Price $11,900.
Lexu's'04RX330, 35k miles, Sunroof, Silver
Metallic, seats 5, LOADED, Garaged, V-6
Non-smoker, Leather, Excellent Condition,
$19,800 334-791-3093 or 334-678-9271
Lincoln '97 Towncar,
Executive Series, 4-door,
Needs a/c compressor,
_,i Teal Green, Very Nice Car.
Asking $2500 334-793-4714
Mini Cooper 2009 Clubman I bought this new
in March 2009 and had a lot of options on it. It
has 30,200 miles on it. It has a 13.3 gal tank,
and get's 32.mpg/city and 38-40 mpg highway..
It is in excell. cond. No dings, scratches on it.
Call W.D. with any questions 334-300-7290, or
email at .email@example.com, $21,000
Mitsubishi 2000 Montero
-. 9 Sports LS 4x4 Price'just re-
J duced, fully loaded, $5,295!
ABi ;I ; One owner, 142,692 miles.
a 962 8th Ave, Graceville, FL
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Toyota'02 Solara: Red convertible, new top,
lots for extra & very nice, fully loaded, 145k
miles. $5000. Call 334-596-5032
Toyota 2006 Camry Solara
For Sale, 69,000 mi, Loaded,
Leather, V6, Moonroof, Ask-
ing $15,000 080. 334-726-
S-. :; _- I_ Harley Davidson '08
.'.-, . FXSTB Night Train,
'" '. ; 18,200 miles, 1-Owner, ex-
Scellent condition, photos
S.'' available. $11,000
334-7Q98.-37 or Rc5n-217-1f.7
Harey Davidson'08 Soft Tail Custom
black in color 4,800 mi. Vances & Hines Pro
pipe, High Performance filters, new battery,
lowering kit, 4-helments, Racing Tuner
asking m S11.5M. 334-701-6968.
Troy area. 1-owner
2009 Kymco Grand Vista 250. Only 180 Miles.
Gets 68 miles to a gal. of gas. White, garage
kept, beautiful bike. $2300 firm. 334-718-0565
2007 Chevy Tahoe LT -'Fabulous deal on the ul-
timate SUV! Burgandy red with tan Leather in-
terior, Captains seats second row, 3rd row
seating, Bose sound w/ MP3 adapter, rubber
floor mats, One owner. Has never had any me-
chanical issues, runs like a dream! $17,800
Milage: 117,000 703-8958110 or 334-406-3046
Can be seen at the Ft. Rucker Lemon Lot
Ford '04 Explorer XLT: V6, 4 door, silver,
automatic.trans., 4X4 with tow package, power
seat/mirrors/door locks/windows, dual AC, 3rd
seating, keyless entry, Am/Fm/CD, till steering
,wheel, immaculate, 125k miles, no accidents.
$7,700. Call 334-389-3071
Nissan '02 Xterra
9s m $6999.00
SSaturn'07 VUE Hybrid
$8999.00, 33 MPG
Toyota '07 FJ Cruiser, Black, Sport Package,
Has Navigation, Backup carmera, Flood Lights,
49k Miles, In Excellent Condition, Satellite radio
installation iiossible, Ipod Dock, CD/DVD
player, View at Lemon Lot on Westgate
Parkway $23,725 OBO 334-791,-8936
g Chevrolet '04 Colorado
Z71: 4x4, 5 cycle,
tow package, brush
guard, tool box, ext
cab; 112k miles.
Asking $10,500. OBO Call 256-525-5492
r Chevrolet '92 Cheyenne
Truck V6 5-Speed,
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NOTICE OF CHANGE
The Town of Sneads Regular Council Meeting
has been rescheduled for
Tuesday, June 5th @ 6pm
at the Sneads City Hall Council Room
2028 Third Avenue Sneads, Florida.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND
FOR JACKSON COUNTY
CASE NO: 32-2010-CA-000776
21ST MORTGAGE CORPORATION
TAKESHA GRAHAM A/K/A TAKESHA R. GRA-
HAM; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TAKESHA GRA-
HAM A/K/A TAKESHA R. GRAHAM; FRED BELL-
AMY A/K/A FRED A. BELLAMY; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF FRED BELLAMY A/K/A FRED A.
BELLAMY; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANTSS, IF RE-
MARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE
UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES,
ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUST-
EES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED
DEFENDANTSS; ARMY AVIATION CENTER FED-
ERAL CREDIT UNION; WHETHER.DISSOLVED OR
PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETHER WITH ANY
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS,
OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANTS) AND ALL
OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UN-
DER, OR AGAINST DEFENDANTSS; UNKNOWN
TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2;
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a Final
Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in
the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of
Jackson County, Florida,.I will sell the property
situate in Jackson County, Florida, described
Commence at 5/8 inch rebar and cap (Ib
5106) marking the Northeast corner of the
Northwest /4 of Southwest /4 of Section 25,
Township 6 North, Range 9 West, Jackson
County, Florida; thence South 00 35'35" West
along the East line of said Northwest % of
Southwest 1/ a distance of 371.44 feet to a Y2
inch rebar and cap (Ib 7476) on the South right
of way line of Oscar Road (County maintained
soil road) said rebar being the POINT OF BE-
GINNING; thence continue South 00 35'35"
West along said fast line, a distance of 79.28
feet to a /2 inch rebar and cap (Ib 7476); thence
leaving said East line, North 89 08'15" West, a
distance of 223.44 feet to a 112 inch rebar and
cap (lb 7476); thence North 38 35'03" East, a
distance of 199.19 feet to a 2 inch rebar and
cap (lb 7476) on the aforesaid South right of
way line of Oscar Road; thence South 51 24'57"
East, along said right of way line, a distance of
127.93 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. To in-
1999 FTWD VIN GAFLX05A28744CH21 79660125
1999 FTWD VIN GAFLX05B28744CH21 79660655
6049 Oscar Rd. Greenwood, FL 32443
at public sale, to the highest and best bidder,
for cash, at the North Door of the Jackspn-
County Cburthouse at 11:00 am, on June 14,
Dated this 15th day of May, 2012. ,
Any person claiming an interest in the surplus
from the sale, if any, other-than:the property.
owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must
file a claim within 60 days after the sale.
Witness my hand and seal of this court on the
15th day of May, 2012
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
if you are a person with a disability who needs
any accommodation in order to participate in
this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to
you, to the provision of certain assistance:
Please contact Court administration at P.O.
Box 826, Marianna, Florida, 32447. Phone num-
ber 850-718-0026, Email ADARequest@judl4.flc
courts. Hearing & Voice Impaired: 1-800-955-
8771 at least 7 days before youi scheduled
court appearance, or immediately upon receiv-
ing this notification if the time before the
scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if
you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.
iN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA,
IN AND FOR JACKSON COUNTY
CASE NO. 12-27-CA
MARLOWE SAMSON AND WIFE,
KELLY SCHROEDER A/K/A KELLY K. SCHROED-
ER; THE UNITED STATES'OF AMERICA; ALL UN-
KNOWN TENANTS OR PARTIES IN POSSES-
SION; AND ALL OTHER PARTIES AND RESPEC-
TIVE UNKNOWN ASSIGNS, SUCCESSORS IN IN-.
TEREST, TRUSTEES, OR OTHER PERSONS
CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, OR UNDER ANY COR-
PORATION, OR OTHER LEGAL ENTITY NAMED
AS A DEFENDANT,
AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pur-
suant to a Summary Final Judgment Of Fore-
closure dated the 15th of May, 2012, entered
in Case No. 12-27-CA in the Circuit Court of the
Fourteenth Judicial Circuit of the State of Flori
da, in and for Jackson County, wherein the
Plaintiffs are MARLOWE SAMSON AND WIFE,
ANITA SAMSON, and the Defendants are KELLY
SCHROEDER A/K/A KELLY K. SCHROEDER; THE
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; AND ALL OTHER
PARTIES AND RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN AS-
SIGNS, SUCCESSORS IN INTEREST, TRUSTEES,
OR OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,
OR UNDER ANY CORPORATION, OR OTHER LE-
GAL ENTITY NAMED AS A DEFENDANT I will
sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in
the front lobby of the Jackson County Court-
house, 4445 Lafayette Street, Marianna, Flori-
da, at 11:00 a.m. (Central Time) on the 14th day
of June, 2012, the following described Property
situated in Jackson County, Florida, and set
forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure, to
Lot 1, Block B of Magnolia Oaks and Country
Club Subdivision according to the plat thereof
as recorded in plat book 2, at pages 5-9 and 12-
18, inclusive public records of Jackson County,
Florida. Parcel I.D. No. 06-4N-09-0272-00BO-0010
Any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any, 9therthan the
property owner as of the date of the lis
pendens must file a claim within sixty (60)
days after the sale.
In accordance with the Americans
With Disabilities Act, persons needing a special
accommodation to participate in this proceed-
ing should contact COURT ADMINISTRATION,
at the Jackson County Courthouse at 850-482-
9552, 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770,
via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven
(7) days proper to the proceeding.
WITNESS my hand and the official seal of this
Honorable Court, on this 23rd day of May, 2012.
DALE RABON GUTHRIE,
Clerk of the Circuit Court
S/By: Tammy Bailey
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OBITUARIES & FROM THE FRONT
From Page 1A
The Chamber is now free
to sell it, and is giving the
TDC an opportunity to
purchase it before putting
in on the open market. The
Chamber has indicated it
is willing to offer a friend-
ly price, since Chamber
members would like it
to stay in public use as a
center of tourism, but no
specific number has been
presented as yet.
In recent years, the TDC
has leased the house, and
subleased a portion of
it back to the Chanber,
which currently remains
the overall owner. The
TDC also hired the Cham-
ber to run day-to-day TDC
business, with the Cham-
From Page 1A
Work squads from Jack-
son Work Camp saved
them a collective $961,065
in labor costs last year, of-
JCI also oversees the
Graceville Work Camp.
SWhen the GWC labor con-
tribution is added in, the
community savings come
to about $1,545,376, of-
ficials estimated, with a
total of $584,309 of that
attributable to the GCI
Together, the squads put
in about 90,000 hours over
the course of the year. The
savings were calculated on
a $16.91-per-hour wage.
In the farm program, JCI
inmates grow vegetables
to feed the home prison's
population and well as in-
mates at other state pris-
ons across the state.
The prison partners with
the University of Florida
Institute of Food and Ag-
riculture Services in this
program. In exchange for
helping the prison pro-
gram with field manage-
ment and crop rotation
advice, and allowing them
to use some IFAS farm
lands at Greenwood, IFAS
ber carrying out those du-
ties under the Russ House
roof. The arrangement al-
lowed the county to pick
up the insurance on the
building, since the TDC is
a quasi-governmental en-
tity under its authority. The
insurance had shot from
just over $2,300 in 2003 to
more than $20,000 in 2008
under the commercial rate
that the Chamber had to
pay. With TDC the lessee,
that reduced the insurance
rate to about $7,000.
But the Chamber ulti-
mately decided that even
the insurance relief is not
enough to keep the costs
of the House low enough
for the Chamber to main-
tain as it strives to carry
out its primary mission as
an advocate for and pro-
moter of the local business
receives some help from
In the 2010-11 grow and
harvest season, the in-
mates produced 78,000
pounds of corn, broc-
coli, cabbage, squash
and greens for an esti-
mated food cost savings
of $35,715. In 2011-12,
they grew 313,755 pounds
of corn, squash, cabbage
and turnips, enough to
save DOC $90,025 in the
cost of food.
K-9 Officers Charlie
Price and Marcellus Gar-
ner introduced "Frankie,"
the newest and young-
est canine on the prison's
search dog team. Still a
puppy, he's in training to
join a team that is called
upon by multiple times
a year by Jackson County
Sheriff Lou Roberts, Mari-
anna Police Chief Hayes
Baggett and other law en-
forcement officials to aid
in searches for suspects,
missing persons and to
follow evidence trails.
prison officials attended
the session, including
Florida Department .bf
Corrections Deputy Secre-
tary Mike Crews, a native
of Jackson County and-son
of former long-time Jack-
son County Clerk of Court
community. Citing the
mounting costs of general
at roughly $25,000 a year,
the Chamber a few weeks
ago announced its plans
The Chamber has also
said that the Russ House
has become such a touch-
stone for tourism that
Chamber staff is forced
to spend most of its time
dealing with phone inqui-
ries and physical visits re-
lated to tourism. That, the
Chamber says, is under-
mining the organization's
ability to carry out its true
At Tuesday's special
TDC board meeting, some
members of that board
wondered, too, whether
the costs of upkeep would
be too much for it to take
on, and whether buying
the house would be a wise
use of bed tax dollars.
Two members of that
board Daniele McDan-
iel and Judy Riley voted
against pursuing it any
further, but were outvoted
7-2. Those voting to pur-
sue pointed out that going
forward does not obligate
the TDC to follow through
with the purchase, but
would give it the latitude
to explore if Jackson Coun-
ty Commissioners vote
to follow the majority's
New TDC Executive Di-
rector Pam Fuqua and
TDC chairman Paul Dono-
fro Jr. are expected to pres-
ent that request to county
commissioners at that
board's next meeting, set
for June 12 at 9 a.m.
The new warden at Jackson Correctional Institution, Randall
Bryant talks to the crowd assembled.in the JCI training
center Tuesday night. In the background (from left) Assistant
Warden of Operations Clay Hollister and Assistant Warden
of Programs Ricky Cloud listen in. Community leaders were
invited there for a steak dinner, a presentation about JCI and
a tour of the facility.
Assistant Secretary Tim-
othy Cannon also attend-
ed, along with Deputy As-
sistant Secretary Michelle
Pyle and DOC Legislative
Affairs chiefWill Kendrick,
who is a former legislator
from Franklin County.
Key law enforcement
officials, municipal lead-
ers from several Jackson
County towns, representa-
tives of the state attorney's
office anid from constitu-
tional offices attended the
meeting and many also
went on the subsequent
tour of a housing area and
the prison chapel.
The dinner was paid for
through a JCI employees'
club fund, with no tax dol-
lars involved, Bryant said,
and JCI staff cooked the
steaks that were served.
Riggins Rd Chapel
1737 Riggins Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32308
Joan Edna Dilmore Gard-
ner, beloved mother,
passed away on May 29,
2012 following a brief ill-
ness. Mrs. Gardner was
born on .September 10,
1935 in Marianna to Wil-
liam Carl and Willie Edna
Dilmore. She had made
Tallahassee her home for
the last 11 years.
Mrs. Gardner was the.sec-
retary at First Baptist
Church in Bonifay for 24
years. She then worked for
Walmart for 16 years until
her retirement. Mrs. Gard-
ner was employed by
Walmart in Chipley and
Tallahassee, Florida, and
Colorado Springs, Colora-
Joan was preceded in
death by her husband,
Wesley Gardner, daughter,
Karen Gardner McDonald,
and grandson, Brandon
McDonald, as well as a
brother, Edward Dilmore.
She is survived by her
daughters, Faye Gardner of
Tallahassee, and Cindy
Gardner Rone (David) of
and Heather Rone of
Destin and Katie
Stankiewicz (Billy) of Colo-
rado Springs; two great-
grandsons, Will and Ryan
Stankiewicz, and a son-in-
law, Warren McDonald al-
so of Colorado Springs.
Mrs. Gardner is also sur-
vived by her sister, Glenda
Duncan (Joe), and broth-
ers, Lelend Dilmore (Hel-
en) and J.W. Dilmore (Sue)
and seven nieces and
nephews. She also'leaves
MooShu Peke, her
"grandpuppy," to miss her.
A celebration of life will
be held Thursday, May 31,
2012 at 3:00 PM at Culley's
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Florida teachers union
oppose evaluation rule
TALLAHASSEE -A law-
yer for Florida's statewide
teachers union urged an
administrative law judge
Wednesday to block a
proposed rule on teacher
evaluations that would be,
used in part to determine
who' gets merit pay.
The Florida Education
Association and two indi-
vidual teachers contend
the state Department of
Education's proposal is
vague and arbitrary and
does not conform to a law
passed last year, which
requires school districts
to adopt evaluation and
merit pay plans.
The department and
State Bbard of Education,
which has not yet ad-
opted the rule, contend it
conforms to the 2011 law,
which also ends tenure for
newly hired teachers.
The evaluations would
rely heavily on student
testing including the.
Assessment Test, or FCAT.
Besides merit pay, the
evaluations would be used
to impose sanctions up
to dismissal on low-rated
The rule challenge,
though, is secondary to
the union's frontal attack
on the law itself through a
lawsuit pending in a Tal-
lahassee trial court.
It alleges the law is un-'
constitutional because the
Legislature passed it with-
out first going through
the collective bargaining
Judge John Van Land-
ingham will make his
decision on the proposed
rule later. The losing side
then can take his order to
the 1st District Court of
From wire reports
From Page 1A l(A f22
Cottondale High School Principal Jennifer
See watches happily as the Class of 2012 I
gets ready for its. graduation ceremony ,
Tuesday night. f
PHOTOS BY MARK SKINNER/FLORIDAN
T'Kyia White tries not to cry as her classmates
wait for the Cottondale High School graduation
to start Tuesday night. This year CHS graduated
51 students. The class song was "Do I Make You
Proud," by Taylor Hicks. The class flower was the
orange daisy. The class motto was "Only as high
as we reach can we grow. Only as far as we seek we
can go. Only as deep as we look we can see. Only
as much as we dream we can be:'
in hand Brandi
cheers during the
GHS graduated 51
seniors this year. Its
were Patre'a Clark,
Jin Hee So and Nicole
Willis. The class
A happy Ali Williams makes his way past the crowd as Graceville High School's freshly graduated
Class of 2012 makes its way out the gym Tuesday night. For the class song, the graduates
picked Lady Antebellum's "Never Alone:' The class flower was the orange gerber daisy. The
class motto was, "Let us keep climbing higher: never fearing the step that is next for our goal
is in our grasp just beyond our hopes and dreams."
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World powers worry Syria sliding to civil war
The Associated Press
GENEVA World pow-
ers share a belief that Syria
could descend into civil
war and plan to map out
possible ways to avoid
such a disaster for the re-
gion, a deputy to interna-
tional envoy Kofi Annan
told reporters after pri-
vately briefing the U.N.
Security Council, the world
body's most powerful unit,
that diplomats are deeply
troubled by Syria's cycle of
"I believe thatin the coun-
cil there's an understand-
ing that any sliding toward
full-scale civil war in Syria
would be catastrophic, and
the Security Council now
needs to have that kind of
strategic discussion on how
that needs to be avoided,"
Guehenno said in Geneva
after speaking to the New
York-based Security Coun-
cil by videoconference..
* However, there was no in-
dication that Russia, one of
the veto-wielding perma-
nent members of the Secu-
rity Council, Was changing
its position on Syria.
Dmitry Peskov, President
Vladimir Putin's spokes-
man, was quoted as say-
ing by the ITAR-Tass news
agency Wednesday that
"there can be no talk"
about a shift in Russia's
stance on Syria under for-
Russia, along with China,
has twice shielded Syrian
President Bashar Assad's
regime from the U.N. sanc-
tions over his crackdown
on protests. Syria is Rus-
sia's last ally in the region,
providing Moscow with its
only naval base outside the
former Soviet Union and a
top customer for Russian
Guehenno, the Annan
deputy and a former U.N.
peacekeeping chief, also
warned of the possibility
of outside groups and ter-
rorists 'taking advantage of
the violence. "In any situa-
tion where there is a risk of
civil war you have opportu-
nistic actors, if one can say
that, thatcan try to exploit
that," he said.
Guehenno said he told
the closed session of the 15-
nation council thatAnnan's
six-point peace plan to end
the 15-month conflict must
be fully implemented and
that political process must
include talks between the
Syrian government and the
"It's very important that
the Security Council be
united in pushing for a po-
litical process," Guehenno
Annan held talks with
Assad in Damascus on
Tuesday following the
weekend massacre in Hou-
la of more than 100 people,
many of them women and
At the U.N. headquarters
in New York, Germany's
U.N. Ambassador Peter
Wittig said Guehenno told
the council that while An-
nan was in Damascus he
appealed to the Assad's
government "to take bold
steps forward" to end the
violence immediately and
implement the peace plan.
U.S. Ambassador Susan
Rice said the worst but
most probable scenario in
Syria is a failure of Annan's
peace plan and a spreading
conflict that creates "a ma-
jor crisis" not only in Syria
but also region-wide.
"And members of this
council and' members of
the international commu-
nity are left with the op-
tion only of considering'
A Lebanese man (right) helps a Syrian family after they were shot by the Syrian border guard
Wednesday while crossing a river from Syria into Lebanon. U.N. observers have discovered 13
bound corpses in eastern Syria, many of them apparently shot execution-style, the monitoring
mission said Wednesday.The announcement comes days after massacre in Houla, inthe central
Homs province, which killed more than 100 people and prompted worldwide condemnation
against the regime of President Bashar Assad.
whether they are prepared
to take actions outside of
the Annan plan and the au-
thority of this council," she
The best scenario would
be for the.Syrian govern-
ment to immediately
start complying with the
plan, she said, but that
doesn't seem to be "a high
And if Assad refuses to
implement it, Rice added,
then the Security Council
should set aside its dif-
ferences and up the pres-
sure on Syria with added
minutess after she spoke,
Russia's U.N. Ambassador
Vitaly Churkin told report-
ers that "our attitude to
sanctions frankly contin-
ues to be negative."
But Rice, Churkin and
other council members
agree the best scenario is
full implementation of the
Annan plan, with talks be-
tween opposing sides, de-
spite the increasing worry
that will never happen.
Face-chewing victim faces
surgery and long recovery
The Associated Press
MIAMI A home-
less man whose face was
mostly chewed off in a bi-
zarre, vicious attack faces
a bigger threat from infec-
tion than from the injuries
themselves, according to
experts on facial recon-
struction. He will require
months of treatment to
rebuild his features and be
Though gruesome, such
severe facial injuries are
generally not life threat-
ening. The most serious
risk to Ronald Poppo as
he remained hospitalized
Wednesday were germs
. that may have been intro-
duced by.the bites of the
naked man who attacked
him. One of the 65-year-
old's eyes was also gouged
"The human mouth is ba-
sically filthy," said Dr. Seth
Thaller, the chief of plastic
and reconstructive surgery
at the University of Miami's
Miller School of Medicine.
It's not clear why Poppo
was attacked Saturday af-
ternoon by 31-year-old
Rudy Eugene alongside a
busy highway. Police have
released few details, but
surveillance video from a
nearby building shows Eu-
gene pulling Poppo from
the shade, stripping and
pummeling him before ap-
pearing to hunch over and
then lie on top of him.
A witness described Eu-
gene ripping at Poppo's
face with his mouth and
growling at a Miami police
officer who ordered him to
get off the homeless man.
The officer shot and killed
Obama's health care aid to small
businesses 'misses the target'
The Associated Press administration in the awk- to overturn the Affordable
ward position of asking Care Act. The National
WASHINGTON Many Congress to help fix the Federation of Indepen-
small businesses struggle problems by allowing more dent Business isn't likely to
to afford health insurance businesses to qualify and spend much time tinkering
for their workers, but a new making it simpler to apply. with the tax credit or pro-
tax credit meant to help But Republicans who run moving it to members.
them seems to be turning the House say they want Small businesses repre-
into a disappointment. to repeal what they deride sent the crumbling edge
Although opinion polls as "Obamacare," not fix its of the nation's system of
show the credit is one of flaws. employer-based health
the most popular ideas in "They completely missed care. Only about 30 per-
President Barack Obama's the target on this thing," cent of companies with
health care law, only Rep. Sam Graves, R-Mo., fewer than 10 workers offer
170,300 businesses out of a said ofthe taxcredit."Idon't health coverage, and they
pool of as many as 4 million think expanding it is go- often pay more for insur-
potentially eligible claimed ing to make any difference ance than large businesses.
it in 2010, about 4 percent. whatsoever." Graves chairs The credit, which once had
A recent government re- the. House Small Business support from lawmakers of
port found the tax credit Committee. both parties, was supposed
time-consuming to ap- It doesn't help the admin- to help businesses already
ply for and not rewarding istration's plea that the big- providing coverage afford
enough to be financially gest small-business lobby- the premiums. Maybe it
attractive, ing group is a lead plaintiff would even entice some to
That's -put the Obama asking the Supreme Court start.
Salmonella cases tied Dragon capsule ready
to chicks to leave space
ATLANTA Those cute
mail-order chicks that
wind up in children's Eas-
ter baskets and backyard
farms have been linked
to more than 300 cases
of salmonella in the U.S.
- mostly in youngsters
- since 2004.
An estimated 50 mil-
lion live poultry are sold
through the mail each
year in the United States
in a business that has
been booming because of
the growing popularity of
backyard chicken farm-
ing as'a hobby among
people who like the idea
of raising their own food.
But health officials are
warning of a bacterial
threat on the birds' feet,
feathers, beaks and eggs.
"Most'people can tell
you that chicken meat
may have salmonella on
it," said Casey Barton
Behravesh of the Centers
for Disease Control and
Prevention. "But surpris-
ingly, we found many
people are not aware that
live chicks and chickens
can spread salmonella to
Since 2004, at least 316
people in 43 states got
sick in an outbreak tied
primarily to one mail-or-
- The world's first com-
mercial supply ship is
closed up and ready for
a Thursday flight back to
Earth from the Interna-
tional Space Station.
* Astronauts sealed the
hatch to the SpaceX Drag-
on capsule onWednesday.
It's loaded with 1,400
pounds of experiments
and old equipment for
return to NASA.
In the pre-dawn hours of
Thursday, the astronauts
will use the station's robot
arm to release the Dragon.
The spacecraft wfll aim
for a splashdown in the
From wire reports
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