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Title: Jackson County Floridan
Alternate title: Sunday Floridan
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Language: English
Creator: Jackson County Floridan
Publisher: Chipola Pub. Co.
Place of Publication: Marianna Fla
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Vol. 90 No. 9


Police arrest man on Cottondale campus


Man with knives
arrested on
school grounds
From staff reports
A local man was charged
with being in possession
of weapons on school
grounds Wednesday after
a confrontation with the
school's principal led to the


'discovery of three knives
in a book bag and jacket
he had with
him at the
time.
Anthony
Alston God-
win, 47, was
being held
Godwin on a $25,000
bond in the
case as of Thursday after-
noon. According to the
complaint filed against


him by the Jackson County
Sheriff's Office, Godwin
and the school's adminis-
tration had previous trou-
ble overGodwin'l tendency
to show up on the Cotton-
dale Elementary School
campus without first
checking ifi at the front
office as school policy
requires.
Officials say his pres-
ence was sometimes
discovered when he


approached teachers dur-
ing the school day without
an appointment.
Authorities say he and
school principal Lawrence
Pender had an appoint-
ment to talk about this
and/or 'other matters a
day or two before the inci-
dent, but that their meet-
ing didn't take place as
scheduled.
Because Pender was
busy with something else


when he first arrived,
Godwin left campus
that day but returned on
Wednesday, officials said.
When he was discovered
on campus, reportedly.
having not checked in,
Pender escorted Godwin
to his office and the two
started talking. But Pender
became concerned, au-
thorities say, because God-
win "became argumenta-
tive ... where he at times


threatened the adminis-
trator in an intimidating
manner."
At that point, Pender
called for the school re-
source officer. When the
SRO arrived, he noticed a
large book bag that God-
win had with him and
asked for permission to
search it. Officials say the
SRO found a large folding
See ARREST, Page 7A


Crime


Woman


charged with


scheming to


defraud
From staff reports
A Graceville woman has been charged
with committing an organized scheme to
defraud and using communications tech-
nology in furtherance of the scheme, ac-
cording to the affidavit filed to obtain the
arrest warrant against her.
According to the affidavit,
Patricia Ann Hughes, 31, par-
cicipared in the scheme with
her boyfriend, Charlie Senior
Authorities say Senior and
Hughes Hughes were first arrested in
June of this year on warrants
for bank fraud and grand theft. Subsequent-
ly, investigators searched their residence at
4175 Barron Road and discovered a credit
card they later learned was allegedly fraud-
ulently obtained in the name of a Georgia
woman whose father had once lived with
Hughes in that state.
See SCHEME, Page 7A



Man accused


intheft of


wheels, tires

From staff reports
A Greenwood man was charged with grand
theft after allegedly stealing two wheel and
tire sets from a vehicle at a local garage, re-
portedly making up a bad-luck story in or-
der to borrow tools from the garage which
he used to steal those items.
Gregory Alan Cannady
was scheduled to receive a
conditional release from jail
Thursday afternoon follow-
ing his first appearance on
the charge.
Cannady According to charging doc-
uments and the complaint
filed against the 27-year-old, Cannady took
the wheels and tires in mid-November
of last year and admitted that he and an-
other individual went to Rays Garage with
the intention of taking them. He admitted
borrowing tools from an employee there to
remove them from a truck that was at the
garage for service, according to officials.
Authorities say Cannady told the employee-
his wife's car had a flat tire and he needed
tools to change the tire. Instead, authorities
See THEFT, Page 7A


PUTTING THEORY INTO PRACTICE


students in the automotive technology department at Chipola College were putting theory
into practice Thursday. After learning about the valves located in a transmission, they had
to disassemble one, check the valves inside for signs of damage, lubricate them and then
reassemble it, said Automotive Technology Instructor Chase Vlieg. Daniel Johns (left) and Quan
Bess are seen reassembling the transmission they worked on.



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Deer carcasses found at two local sites


BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
dbuckhalter@jcfloridan.com

Multiple deer carcasses
have. shown up in at least
two locations in Jackson
County over the past few
weeks, some showing evi-
dence that they've been par-
tially dressed-out and the
remains left to decompose in
the open.
State wildlife officials sus-
pect they've been left there
by some hunters who are
,either ignorant of or ignor-
ing the disposal laws. Florida
Fish and Wildlife Conserva-
tion Commission represen-
tative Stan Kirkland strongly
suspects the latter..
"It's disgusting, shameful
and illegal," Kirkland said, "It
shows a lack of any personal
pride."
The agency has received
information that there are
several such carcasses ,at
the Yancey Bridge landing


near Citizens Lodge on Cav-
erns Road in Marianna, and
some off River Road north of
Sneads.
There are penalties associ-
ated with the offense, Kirk-
land said, but offenders are
hard to catch in the act. As a
result, it's difficult to stop.
The practice can result in
a misdemeanor charge that
can cost the offender up to
$300 and could earn them a
60-day jail term. Hunters are
required to bury or take ani-
mal remains to a landfill or
other appropriate disposal
site, Kirkland said.
He encourages residents
to call local law enforcement
officials, like sheriffs and
police chiefs, when they en-
counrel someone engaged ini
the offense.
"We can take the report,"
Kirkland said, "but if they
can get word to the local law
officers in a timely fashion,
so that someone already


in the general area can be
immediately 'sent to the
location, we're that much
more likely to catch up to
these people and hold them
responsible."
He also suggested call-
ing the FWC hotline at 1-
888-404-3922. Anyone who
suspects they've witnessed
an illegal disposal should,
when safely possible, try to
provide officials with a de-
scription and tag number
of the involved vehicle 'as
soon as they can, a descrip-
tion of the individual, and
any other information they
can provide to help steer law
enforcement officials to the
offender.
Frequent Chipola River
fisherman David Frey think,
he has a solution. Having re-
cently seen an estimated 20
deer carcasses along a favor-
ite route near Yancey Bridge
landing, Frey said the FWC
could make a dent in the


problem if the agency would
install a camera in areas
where he's seen this happen
many times before during
deei -hunting season.
"A camera will show you ev-
erything people, tag num-
bers and maybe put a stop to
this," Frey said. "Maybe the
fine shotild be higher, too. It's
very aggravating; who wants
to fish with that kind of smell
and sight out there? Whp'
if you took your kid fishing
andhe saw tliat. Nice. I use,
to take my dogs walking out
there, but one time I had one
of them out and I w\van't pay-
ing close attention. When I
looked around. li he was gnaw-
ing on a carcass. I called him
off of it. Two days later, he
died.
"It all kind of aggravates
me. I've been here eight
years, and every time deer
seasons is in, this is what
See DEER, Page 7A


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HOWTO GETYOUR'
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news of general interest free of charge.
Submit your news or Community Calendar
events via email,'a%. 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.
GETTING IT RIGHT
The Jackson County Floridan's policy
is to correct mistakes promptly. To
report ar error, please call 526-3614
londay-Friday.


Community Calendar


TODAY
3 First Friday (on the 2nd Friday): Chairman's
Program 7 a.m. break fast. 745.8 45 a m
program at the Jackson County Agricultural
Conference Center. Pennsylvania Ave. in Marianna.
Jackson County Chamber of Commerce presents
its annual chairman's program Mickey Gilmore
outgoing chairman, will review 2012 and introduce
John Alter. incoming chairman Alter will introduce
the 2013 board of directors, set forth his goals
and aspirations for the Chapnber in 2013 Call
482-8060.
a ACT Registration Deadline At Chipola Col.
lege. for February test date. Call 718-2211or visit
www chipola edu
3 Celebrate Recovery -7 p.m. at Evangel Wor-
ship Center. 2645 Pebble Hill Road in Marianna.
Adult, teen meetings to "overcome hurts, habits and
hang-ups." Dinner 6 p m Child care available. Call
209-7856.573-1131. .
n Alcoholics Anonynous Open Meeting 8-9
R.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.

S' SATURDAY. JAN. 12
a Yard Sale Fundralser -8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in front
of Along the Way day care 2715 Levy St. (U S 90)
.n Cottondale Cub Scout Pack 170 is seeking dona-
tions for the sale: call 352-4386 or 381 2084 to
arrange for pickup. Proceeds will help with uniform.
camp costs.
) Hinson Trail Hike -10 a.m. at the Hinson Con-
servation and Recreation Area, U.S. 73 in Marianna
A group from Pensacola's Western Gate Chapter
of the Florida Trail-Association will lead a leisurely
four-mile hike. Children welcome. Meet at the info'
box inside the park. Call 1-850-434-8861.
) Alford Community Health Clinic Hours 10
a.m. until last.patient is seen, at 1770 Carolina St. in
Alford. The free clinic for income-eligible patients
without medical insurance treats short-term
illnesses and chronic conditions. Appointments
available (call 263-7106 or 209-5501); walk-ins
welcome. Sign in before noon.
n Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting
- 4:30-5:30 p.m. in the AA room of First United
Methodist Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.
) The HInson Girls in Concert 6:30 p.m. at
Mowery Elevator Training Center, 4518 Lafayette St.
in Marianna (enter from Dogwood Street). Cross-
way Fellowship Church hosts this free bluegrass and.


gospel concert by The Hinson Girls. Public welcome.

SUNDAY, JAN.13
a 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
drinking
v Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting 8 p.m. in
the board room of Campbellion Graceville Hospital.
5429 College Drive. Graceville

MONDAY. JAN. 14
a Marlanna Uons Club Meeting Noon.at Jim's
Buffet & Grill Call 482-2005,
SHospttal Board of trustees Joint Conference
Committee Meeting 5:30 p.m. in the Jackson
Hospital classroom Marianna Call 718-2629
a Jackson County Qullter's Guld Meeting
-5.30-7 30 p m 3t A:-cens:on Lutheran Church,
3975 U.S. 90 West, Marianna. Business meetings
are fourth Mondays. other Mondays are for projects,
lessons, help. All quilters welcome Call 209-7638.
a Cottondale City Commission Meeting 6
p m at City Hall in Cottondale Call 352-4361.
D Chlpola Beekeepers Meeting 6-8 p m at the
Jackson County Ex.tension Office in Marianna Bring
a dish for the potluck supper. Call 573-7063
a Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9
p m in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901'Caledonia St., Marianna.

TUESDAY, JAN.15
a St Ane Thrift Store Hours 9 a.m. to 1
p.m. Tuesday and Thursdays at 4285 Second Ave.
in Marianna. Toys/clothing sale: Buy one; get one
(same or lesser value) for 50 cents. Call 482-3734.
Chipola Regional Arts Association Meeting
-11:30 a.m. at Jim's Buffet and Grill, Marianna.
After a Dutch-treat buffet-luncheon, the noon
program will feature a performance by the Magic
Comedy Show. Attendees will be entered into a
drawing for artist series tickets to the Jan.17 show
by illusionist Sammy Cortino. Call 718-2257.
D Optimist Club of Jackson County Meeting
Noon at Jim's Buffet & Grill in Marianna.
D Orientation Noon to 3 p.m. at Goodwill Career
Training Center, 4742 U.S. 90, Marianna. Learn
about and register for free services. Call 526-0139.
) Sewing Circle -1 p.m. at Jackson County


Senior Citizens, 2931 Optimist Drive in Marianna.
Call 482-5028.
) Jackson County School Board Meeting 4
p.m. in the JCSB meeting room at 2903 Jefferson
St. in Marianna. Call 482-1200.
a Chipola College District Board of Trustees
Meeting 7 p.m. in the Public Service Building,
Chipola College, Marianna.
SDisabled American Veterans Meeting -7
p.m. at the DAV Chapter 22 house, 3083 DAV Lane,
Marianna. Call 482-5143.
* Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9
p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.

WEDNESDAY, JAN.16
a Jackson County Tourist Development
Council Meeting -10 a.m. at The Russ House,
Lafayette St. in Marianna.
SEarly Learning Coalition of NW Fla. Inc.
Board of Directors Meeting -11 a.m. at the
Workforce Center in Panama City. Call-in number:
1-888-67-3525; guest code: 4998489399#.
SAlcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting
- Noon to 1 p.m. in the AA room of First United
Methodist Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.
) Basic Computer Class, Part 1 Noon to 3
p.m. at the Goodwill Career Training Center, 4742
US. 90, Marianna. Learn basic components and use
of a computer. Call 526-0139.

THURSDAY, JAN.17
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.
Call 482-9124.
) St. Anne Thrift Store Hours 9 a.m. to 1
p.m. Tuesday and Thursdays at 4285 Second
Ave. in Marianna. Toys/clothing sale: Buy one; get
one (same or lesser value) for 50 cents. Call 482-
3734.
a Caregiver Support Group Meeting 11 a.m.
to noon in the First Presbyterian Church Social
Hall, 4437 Clinton St. in Marianna. Open to all
family caregivers providing care to loved ones or
friends. Confidential group, facilitated by a profes-
sional group counselor. Coffee, water, light snacks
provided.


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 edi lorIil':flori.lan com. fax 850-482-4478 or bring items to 4403 Constitution Lane in Marianna.


Police Roundup


MARIANNA POLICE
DEPARTMENT
The Marianna Police De-
partment listed the following
incidents for Jan. 9, the latest
available report: Three suspi-
cious persons, one highway
obstruction, one burglary of a.
vehicle, four traffic stops, one
criminal mischief complaint,
one found/abandoned prop-
erty report, one illegally parked
vehicle, one sex offense and two
welfare checks.

JACKSON COUNTY
SHERIFF'S OFFICE
The Jackson County Sheriff's
Office and county fire/rescue
reported the following inci-
dents for Jan. 9, the latest avail-
able report. (Some of these calls
may be related to after-hours


calls taken on behalf of Gracev-
ille and Cottondale police
departments):
One drunk
7 pedestrian,
S_ -- one hit and
SCR1ME run vehicle,
-* .one hospice
death, four
abandoned
vehicles, six suspicious ve-
hicles, six suspicious persons,
one highway obstruction, two
burglaries of vehicles, one ver-
bal disturbance, one prowler,
one complaint on burning, one
drug offense, 16 medical calls,
one burglar alarm, two panic
alarms, one.robbery, 16 traffic
stops, one larceny complaint,
two criminal mischief com-
plaints, one civil dispute, one
found/abandoned property
report, one, illegally parked,
vehicle, one juvenile complaint,


one assault, one noise dis-
turbance, three animal com-
plaints, one sex offense, two
fraud complaints, one assist of
a motorist or pedestrian, one
assist of another agency, one
child abuse complaint, three
public service calls, eight crimi-
nal registrations, three welfare
checks, two transports and one
911 hang-up.

JACKSON COUNTY
CORRECTIONAL FACILITY
The following persons were
booked into the county jail dur-
ing the latest reporting periods:
) Daquin Simmons, 34, 2803
Penn Ave., Marianna, posses-
sion of marijuana with intent
to sell.
Shon Massey, 28, 2750 Pan-
handle Road, Marianna, drug
court sanctions.


a Mallory Wooten, 25, 1172
Emerald Lane, Graceville, viola-
tion of state probation.
) Anthony Godwin, 47, 3097
Buttercup Lane, Cottondale,
possession of weapon on
school property. )
Teri Brooks, 34, 2231 Obert
Road, Cottondale, worthless
checks-four counts.
a Gregory Cannady, 28, 5137
Fort Road, Greenwood, larceny,
grand iheft:
a Patricia Hughes, 31, 1228
Highway 185, Westville, orga-
nized scheme to defraud, using
communication technology in
furtherance of the scheme.

Jail Population: 203

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


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WAKE-UP CALL




JACKSON COUNTY FLORIDAN www.jcfloridan.com


USDA invites


minority producers


to join Minority


Farm Register

Special to the Florldan

United States Department of Agriculture (Farm Ser-
vice Agency) invites minority farmers and ranchers in
Jackson County and across the nation to voluntarily
join the USDA Minority Farm Register to receive infor-
mation and opportunities from USDA agencies.
"The new Minority Farm Register is an outreach tool
to reach underserved farmers and ranchers who are
not currently enrolled in USDA loan, farm or conser-
.vation programs," said Sally Phillips, Jackson County
FSA county executive director. "The Register is a
shared outreach list that will help USDA, community-
based organizations and minority-serving educational
institutions to communicate with minority farmers
and ranchers."
By joining the Register, minority producers may re-
ceive outreach materials, newsletters, and program
announcements from USDA agencies. They may also
receive information and assistance from other USDA-
approved outreach partners, such as community-
based organizations, faith-based organizations and
minority-serving educational institutions. USDA will
carefully control access to and use of the Register.
Individuals wishing to join the Register must sign
and date a form that provides their name and address.
Providing phone numbers, email address, race, eth-
nicity, gender and farm or ranch location will be vol-
untary, although the additional information increases
the producer's opportunities for receiving timely
assistance.
The Register pamphlet with the registration form is
available at the Jackson County USDA Service Cen-
ter or from approved USDA outreach partners. Com-
pleted forms may be mailed to: USDA Minority Farm
Register, USDA Stop Code 0503, 1400 Independence
Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250. FSA and USDA's
Office of Advocacy and Outreach are jointly adminis-
tering the Register. Registration forms.are available in
Spanish (AD-2035SP) and English (AD-2035) on the
FSA web site (www.fsa.usda.gov) under "Forms."
An individual may remove his or her name from
the Register by writing to the Minority Farm Register,
USDA Stop Code 0503, 1400 Independence Avenue,
SW, Washington, DC 20250.
For more information, contact the Farm Service
Agency, STOP 0503, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW,
Washington, DC 20250-0503 (Call 1-866-538-2610;
Fax: 1-866-302-1760; Email: MSDA@USDA.gov).

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LOCLI & STATE


FRIDAY, JANUARY 11,2013 3AF


BREAKFAST CLUB COOKOUT AT HOPE


SUBMITTEDPHOTO
rom left, Jim Roberts, George Sweeney, Tony Klappas and Joe Toman, members of the
Methodist Men's Breakfast Club, pose for a photo at Hope School. The group recently
provided a cookout for the school's students of the quarter (for the second quarter)
that included grilled hamburgers with all the fixings, chips, soda and ice cream. Hope School
expressed its appreciation for the club's commitment to the Falcons.



Covenant Hospice seeks artists for event


Special to the Floridan

Covenant Hospice will
host the 8th Annual Gar-
den Gala from 6-9 p.m.
Saturday, June 22 at the
National Guard Armory,
located Highway 90 West
in Marianna. The Garden
Gala Committee is cur-
rently seeking artists to
paint wooden swings, Ad-
irondack chairs, benches,
windows, doors and terra
cotta flower pots that
will be auctioned at the
event.


Artist applications are
available at Covenant
Hospice or you can
email jennifer.griffin@
covenanthospice.org.
"The Garden Gala is
our signature fundrais-
ing event of the year. Pro-
ceeds from the gala are
significant to the mission
of Covenant Hospice in
Calhoun, Jackson, Holmes
and Washington Coun-
ties," said Jennifer Griffin,
Development Manager for
Covenant Hospice.
At Covenant Hospice,


we believe that everyone
deserves quality end-of-
life care regardless of their
ability to pay.
We also believe there
are certain programs that
are essential to providing
excellent care not only for
the patients but also their
loved ones. These pro-
. grams include bereave-
ment services, chaplain
services and children's
support services.
And lastly, for the 768
uninsured or under-in-
sured patients Covenant


Hospice cared for last year,
we provided services cost-
ing $1.4 million. We were
there when they needed
us the most. Because
these programs are not
reimbursed by Medicare
or other private insur-
ance sources, we rely on
donations, grants, memo-
rials, contributions and
fundraisers.
To become a Garden Gala
artist, call Jennifer Griffin
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FORT LAUDERDALE -
Fort Lauderdale home
of the iconic 1960s Spring
Break film "Where the Boys
Are" boasts 23 miles of
sugar sand beaches where
bathing suit-clad tourists
sip daiquiris under lazy
palm trees.
And then there's Broward
County, known for hang-
*ing chads, election deba-
cles and a namesake who
championed draining the
Everglades.
So which one has the
name recognition to
bring in the most tourism
dollars?
County and city stake-
holders met Thursday to
discuss possibly chang-
ing the name of Broward
County, the second largest
in the state with 1.8 million
residents, to Fort Lauder-
dale County.
"When it comes to rec-
ognition, Fort Lauderdale
has the juice literally and
figuratively," said Jordan
Zimmerman, chairman
of Fort Lauderdale-based
Zimmerman Advertising.
"Fort Lauderdale is seen as
a major port, a major des-
tination, a world class rec-
reation area, ideal climate,


an ideal life, a great place
to do business."
Tourism experts say a
handful of counties around
the country are also pon-
dering name changes in an
effort to market the most
recognizable name in a
region.
About 15 years ago,
Florida's largest county
changed its name from
Dade to Miami-Dade to
capitalize on the name of
its most famous city.
But critics counter the
name change is a waste
of money that will cost
big bucks to change
street signs, libraries,
courthouses, ports and
vehicles.
The city of Fort Lauder-
dale is part of Broward
County, which drew more
than 12 million tourists
last year.
And what about the doz-
ens of other lesser-known
cities that make up Bro-
ward that are also vying
for tourism dollars, asked
Hollywood City Commis-
sioner Hon.
Patty Asseff. Hollywood
also has great beach-
es and has drawn stars
- former Playboy model
Anna Nicole Smith lied
there. (But the legal battle


turned media circus over
her estate was in Fort
Lauderdale).
Broward County has
been problematic for tour-
ism officials from the start.
Officials once considered
marketing an animated
character named "Howard
from Broward" to sell the
sunny beaches, but he was
eventually nixed.
Rumor has it that a for-
mer tourism chief once
paraded around Vatican
Square in an alligator suit
to entice international
tourists.
Even Broward's major
tourism agency, is named
the Greater Fort'Lauder-
dale Convention and Visi-
tors Bureau.
The agency plays up the
perennially warm climate,
with a live beach cam


on their website (sunny.
org) and a recent media
blitz in New York City in
which bikini-clad danc-
ers took to an ice skating
rink.
Palm Beach and Dade
counties gave up land
in 1915 to form Broward
County.
It was slated to be called
Everglades County but that
changed after a popular
early-20th century gover-
nor, Napoleon Bonaparte
Broward, died suddenly
while running for the U.S.
Senate.
Broward championed
draining the Everglades,
which opened up much
of today's urban Broward
County for development
His great grandson is
Chief Financial Officer Jeff
Atwater.


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RELIGION


JACKSON COUNTY FLORIDAN www.jcflorldan.com


Religion Calendar


TODAY
SYouth Activity Night 6 p.m. at
Marianna Church of God. Ages: 12-19.
Call 482-6264.
) African Chldren's Choir: Ugan-
dan Thunder 6:30 '.m. at St. Luke
Baptist Church in Marianna. Nation-
ally acclaimed choir of 22 children,
ages 10-13, from the Royal School and
Orphanage in Uganda, East Africa. Tour
sponsor: Pennies for Posho, a Chris-
tian ministry providing food, clothing,
shelter and clean drinking water to 10
Ugandan orphanages. No entrance
fee; love offering will be received. Call
557-0478.
) Celebrate Recovery Adult, teen
meetings to "overcome hurts, habits
and hang-ups in a safe environment,"
7 p.m. at Evangel WorshipCenter with
praise and live worship music, testi-
monies and fellowship. Dinner: 6 p.m.
Child care available. Call 209-7856,
573-1131.
a Pulse 7-10 p.m'.at Cypress Grove
Assembly of God Church in Grand
Ridge. Youth outreach program
open to all teens in grades 6-12; shoot
pool, play Xbox and other games,
listen to music, more. Activities are
free: low-cost snacks for sale.


Transportation available (limited area);
call 381-2549.

SATURDAY, JAN. 12
a Free clothing giveaway 9 a.m.
to noon at Mother Agnes' Closet, 2856
Orange St. in Marianna.
a The Hinson Girls in Concert
- 6:30 p.m. at Mowery Elevator Train-
ing Center, 4518 Lafayette St. in
Marianna (enter from Dogwood
Street). Crossway Fellowship Church
hosts this free bluegrass and gospel
concert by The Hinson Girls. Public
welcome.
)) Gospel Sing 7 p.m. at Midway
Freewill Baptist, featuring Walter Wil-
son of Dothan, Ala. The church.is also
hosting a special Bible study program
on the birth of Jesus. Call 592-8999.

SUNDAY, JAN 13
a Rev. Charles Hughes At Alford
Assembly of God Church, the Rev.
Charles Hughes from Charleston, S.C.
will be guest speaker in the 11 a.m.
service. The Rev. Hughes is the son of
the Rev. Charles and Wilma Hughes of
Marianna.
) Pre-Pastor's Anniversary Pro-
gram 2:30 p.m. at Evergreen M.B.C.


Speaker: Bishop Marquez Alexander
of Victory Temple the Whole World of
Truth of Panama City, accompanied by
his congregation.
) in Concert: Wllburn & Wllbum
- 6 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church in
Marianna. The father-and-son team
of Jonathan and Jordan Wilburn was
named the 2012 Singing News Horizon
Group of the Year. Free admission. Call
482-3705.

TUESDAY, JAN. 15
, Men of God Sharing the Word
- 6 p.m. at Foundation Temple Apos-
tolic Faith Church. Call 482-7358.
)) Dare to Live Healed Healing
School Class 7 p.m. in the Bascom
Town Hall at 4969 Basswood Road.
Free classes taught by Jacquelyn
McGriff. Call 276-6024.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 16
a Pre-appreclation Service 7
p.m. at Foundation Temple Apostolic
Faith Church, honoring church
overseer, Senior Bishop E.T. Mike, and
Minister Lottie Mike.

THURSDAY, JAN. 17
) Free clothing giveaway 9 a.m.


to noon at Mother Agnes' Closet, 2856
Orange St. in Marianna.
) Women of God Sharing the
Word 6 p.m. at Foundation Temple
Apostolic Faith Church. Call 482-2946
after 6 p.m.

FRIDAY, JAN.18
n Youth Activity Night 6 p.m. at
Marianna Church of God. Ages: 12-19.
Call 482-6264.
) Celebrate Recovery Adult, teen
meetings to "overcome hurts, habits
and hang-ups in a safe environment:'
7 p.m. at Evangel Worship Center with
praise and live worship music, testi-
monies and fellowship. Dinner: 6 p.m.
Child care available. Call 209-7856,
573-1131.
) Pulse 7-10 p.m. at Cypress Grove
Assembly of God Church in Grand
Ridge. Youth outreach program open
to all teens in grades 6-12; shoot pool,
play Xbox and other games, listen to
music, more. Activities are free; low-
cost snacks for sale. Transportation
available (limited area); call 381-2549.

SATURDAY, JAN.19
n Free clothing giveaway 9 a.m.
to noon at Mother Agnes' Closet, 2856


Orange St. in Marianna.

SUNDAY, JAN. 20
Pastor's Anniversary Celebra-
tion at Evergreen M.B.C. Morning
worship, 11 a.m. with pastor Thomas
Forward, assistant pastor Henry
Forwardnd the Ebenezer MBC family.
Afternoon service, 2:30 p.m. with
pastor William Harvey and the Greater
Buckhorn MBC family.
) Fine Arts Series Concert: Lopez
Tabor Duo 4 p.m. at St. Luke's Epis-
copal Church in Marianna, featuring
Venezuelan violinist Alfonso Lopez and
pianist Michelle Tabor. Meet the artists
at a reception following the concert.
Public welcome. Donations accepted
for the arts series.
) January Bible Study Bethlehem
Baptist Church in Kynesville begins
January Bible study at 5 p.m. Chili sup-
per at 6 p.m. Bible study classes for all
ages (nursery to adult) continue Jan.
21-23,7-8:30 p.m. Call 718-7648.

Special event announcements for Jackson
County churches are published, free of
charge, each Friday in the Floridan's "Reli-
gion Calendar." Submission deadline: Noon,
Tuesday. Email items to editorial@jcflori-
dan.com, subject line: Religion Calendar.


Amazing Grace



To increase self-confidence, grow in your faith


Of all the attitudes
worth cultivating
in the new year,
self-confidence ranks
among the most im-
portant. But confidence
without competence can
trip us up before we even
begin. Here's why.
The self-esteem move-
ment, inaugurated by
California's Jack Canfield
in the 1980s, meant well,
but prompted the guru's
disciples to think well
of absolutely everything
they did, however inept.
Still, Canfield's movement
caught on, even with
children.
Years ago, University of
Texas psychologist William
B. Swarm Jr. noticed his
young daughter sporting
a T-shirt with the slogan
"IFm lovable and capable"
emblazoned on the front.


When he asked where she
got it, she replied that all
her kin-
dergarten
classmates
had one and
wore it every
Aj Friday to
David school. She
YoUMt also re-
ported that
the school
counselor
required the students to
recite the mantra "I'm lov-
able and capable" before
every class.
Swann noted that, in
the midst of their con-
versation, "My daughter
fell silent for a moment
and then, with a puzzled
expression, asked, 'Daddy,
all the kids are wonder-
ing: "What does'capable'
mean?" '"
Aye, there's the rub! Most


people are caught up
playing roles in life in
which we are less than
expert.
We can't escape many of
them. I can't pretend that I
was especially adept in all
the jobs I've held to earn
a living.
If you are a spouse or
parent, no one trained
you to be expert in those
roles, and effort alone
can't guarantee success.
As it turns out, confidence
depends a lot on courage.
The value of self-esteem
is to keep us rising to new
challenges even when
we're down.
Philosopher Thomas
Hobbes, writing in 1658,
affirmed that those "who
estimate their own worth
correctly ... dare to try
again," but warned that
"those who estimate their


worth too highly, or
pretend to be what they
are not, or who believe
flatterers, become dis-
heartened when dangers
actually confront them."
That advice stands up
today.
A false assumption
about our quest for self-
esteem is that spouses,
friends and co-workers
can be counted on to
support our efforts.
That assumption flies
in the face of the fact that
others have a stake in a
person's continuing to
remain the same. Many
a divorce can be traced
to one partner "growing"
while the other stays
the same, and it is
typically the steady
spouse who feels betrayed
by the change in the
relationship.


Newly won achieve-
ment by one partner can
threaten an intimate, in-
terdependent relationship
such as marriage.
Only a saint merits
wholehearted self-esteem.
Yet saints are notoriously
critical of themselves,
because they measure
their success against God's
expectations of them.
But saints are effective
persons nonetheless be-
cause they are confident
that their creator loves
and respects them. Their
self-confidence comes
from working to justify
that trust.
The best thing we can
do to achieve greater
self-confidence in the year
ahead is to grow in faith.
David Yount answers readers at P.O.
Box 2758. Woodbridge. VA 22193
and dyount31@verizon.net.


Religion
Brief

Inaugural pastor
withdraws
The evangelical pas-
tor chosen to give the
benediction at Obama's
inauguration withdrew
from the ceremony after
remarks he made two
decades ago condemn-
ing the gay rights move-
ment surfaced.
The Rev. Louie Giglio
of Passion City Church
in Atlanta said in a
statement he withdrew
because it was likely that
the "prayer I would offer
will be dwarfed by those
seeking to make their
agenda the focal point of
the inauguration."
Addie Whisenant, a
spokeswoman for the
Presidential Inaugural
Committee, said the
committee chose Giglio
because of his work to
end human trafficking.
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Alford First Assembly of God
1782 Tennessee St P.O. Box 228
Alford, FL 32420 579-5103
mbarfield@embarqmail.com
Bascom Assembly of God
5516 Hummingbird Rd
Bascom, FL 32423 272-7775
Shugroad@embargmail.com
Cypress Grove Assembly of God
3250 Cypress Grove Rd
Grand Ridge, FL 32442 592-4451
cppressgrovechurch.org
Cords Of Love Assembly Of God
2060 Bethelehem Rd
Cottondale, FL 32431 272-0254
Eastside Assembly of God Church
4723 Hatton St Marianna, FL
lop4664@yahoo.com 526-2422
El Bethel Assembly of God
2503 El Bethel Church Rd
Grand Ridge, FL 32442 593-6044
First Assembly of God
5565 Brown St
Graceville, FL 32440 263-3351
First Assembly of God Church
4186 Lafayette St
Marianna FL 32446
482-2800 www.marlannafirst.org
First Assembly of God Church
of Cottondale
2636 Milton St
Cottondale, FL 32431 352-4626
Faith Haven Assembly of God
7135 Hwy 90
Grand Ridge, FL 32442 592-8205
Pilgrim Rest Assembly of God
3347 Pilgrim Rest Church Road
Marianna, FL 32448 579-2300
Welcome Assembly of God
6784 Messer Rd
Grand Ridge, FL 32442 592-5077
Welcomehometom@yahoo.com

BAPTIST
Alford Baptist Church
1764 Carolina St P.O. Box 6
Alford, FL 32420 579-2192
Bethel Star Missionary
Baptist Church
4134 Lincoln Ave
Marianna, FL 32448 482-4866


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Bethlehem Baptist Church First Baptist Church of Bascom Little Zion Missionary Pine Ridge Baptist Church
2300 Bethlehem Rd 4951 Basswood Rd P.O. Box 97 Baptist Church 3064 Pine Ridge Church Rd
Cottondale, FL 32431 579-9940 Bascom, FL 32423 569-2699 3181 Little Zion Rd P.O. Box 190 Alford, FL 32420
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Bethel Missionary Baptist Church
2137 McLeod St
Cypress, FL 592-4108
Circle Hill Baptist Church
7170 Circle Hill Rd
Sneads, FL 32460 592-2327
Collins Chapel Baptist Church
5005 3rd Ave (5499 Collins Chapel Rd)
Malone, FL 32445 569-5644
Damacus Freewill Baptist
3700 Kynesville Rd
Marianna, FL 32448 482-5878
Dellwood Baptist Church
5512 Blue Springs Rd
Greenwood, FL 32443 592-6954
Faith Baptist Church
2494 Hwy 71 South
Marianna, FL 482-2869
First Baptist Church
Southern Baptist
987 8th Ave P.O. Box 565
Graceville FL 32440 263-3323
fbcgraceville@bellsouth.net
www.fbcgracevllle.org
First Baptist Church
3172 Main St
Cottondale, FL 32431 352-4586
First Baptist Marianna
2897 Green St
Marlanna, FL 32446 526-4200
www.fbcmarianna.org
First Baptist Church
8010 Pope St P.O. Box 246
Sneads, FL 32460 (850) 593-6999
Crossroads Baptist Church
Southern Baptist
3276 Main St P.O. Box 386
Cottondale Fl. 32431 352-2636
Eastslde Baptist Church
4785 Highway 90
Marianna, FL 526-2004
www.eastsldebaptistchurch.com
Ebenezer Missionary
Baptist Church
3360 Gardenview Rd
Cottondale, FL 32431 579-4223
Everlena.Mlsslonary Baptist
5309 Ellaville Rd
Campbellton, FL 32426 263-3900


First Baptist Church
8010 Pope St P.O. Box 246
Sneads, FL 32460 593-6991
First Baptist Church
5366 Ninth St P.O. Box 98
Malone, Fl 32445 569-2426
First Freewill Baptist Church
of Malone
5440 10th Street (Hwy 71 N.)
P.O. Box 385
Malone FL 32445 850-569-2786
First Freewill Baptist Church
7970 Davis St
Sneads, FL 32460 593-5400
Friendship Baptist Church
of Malone
5507 Friendship Church Rd
Malone, FL 32445 569-2379
Grand Ridge Baptist Church
2093 Porter Ave P.O. Box 380
Grand Ridge, FL 32442 592-4846
grandridgebc@embarqmall.com
Greater Buckhorn Missionary
Baptist Church
4691 Hwy 162,
Marianna, FL 32446 594-5761
Greenwood Baptist Church
4156 Bryan St P.O.Box 249
Greenwood, FL 32443 594-3883
Hasty Pond Baptist Church
4895 Hasty Pond Rd, Marianna, FL
Heaven's Way Biker Church
A Milnstry of Alford BaptiSt Church
3924 Woodrest Rd
Cottondale, FL 32431 334-806-4258
Holly Grove Free Will
Baptist Church
2699 Highway 73S
Marianna, FL 32448 482-3489
Inwood Baptist Church
2012 Inwood Rd '
Grand Ridge, FL 32448 593-5328
Liberty Hill Missionary
Baptist Church
5239 Liberty Hill Road
Bascom, FL 32426 569-5949
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Lovedale Baptist Church
6595 Lovedale Rd Bascom, FL 32423
592-5415 or 592-2134
Marvin Chapel Free Will
Baptist Church
2041 Hope School Dr
Marlanna, FL 32448 482-5375
www.marvinchapelfwb.com
Midway Freewill Baptist Church
1600 Church St
6158 Rocky Creek Rd
Marianna, FL 32448 592-8999
Mount Olive Baptist
6045 Hwy 2
Bascom FL 32423 569-5080
Mt Tabor Missionary Baptist Church
3695 Popular Springs Rd
Marianna, FL 32446 594-4161
Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church
5382 Old US Road
Malone, FL 32445 569-2049
New Easter Missionary
Baptist Church
977 Hope Ave
Graceville, FL 32440 658-8344
New Galilee Missionary
Baptist Church
2155 Highway 73 South P.O. Box 234
Marianna, FL 32447 482-5499
New Hoskle Baptist Church
4252 Allen St
Greenwood, FL 32443 594-7243
New Hope Freewill Baptist
Sweet Pond Rd
Dellwood, FL 592-1234
New Hope Missionary Baptist
3996 Wintergreen Rd
Greenwood, FL 32443 592-8802
New Mount Olive
Missionary Baptist
2870 Barnes St P.O. Box 312
Marianna, FL 32447 482-7595
New Salem Baptist Church
3478 Kynesvllle Rd
Marlanna, FL 32448 579-4343
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church
6687 Brushy Pond Rd
Grand Ridge, FL 32442 592-5696


Piney Grove Baptist Church
2136 Piney Grove Rd
Cottondale, FL 32431 352-3800
Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church
5481 Pleasant Ridge Rd
Marianna, FL 32446 263-8007
Providence Baptist Church
6940 Providence Church Rd
Grand Ridge, FL 32442 592-5481
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Rocky Creek Baptist Church
5458 Rocky Creek Rd .
Marianna, FL 32448 526-7508
Salem Free Wil Baptist
2555 Kynesville Rd
Cottondale, FL,32431 579-4194
www.salemfreewillbaptist.com
Shady Grove Baptist Church
7304 BIrchwood Rd
Grand Ridge FL 32442 592-6952
St. Luke Missionary
Baptist Church
2871 Orange Street
Marianna, FL 32448 482-2591
St. Peter Missionary Baptist
7889 McKeown Mill Rd
P.O. Box 326 593-3363
Trinity Baptist Church
3023 Penn. Ave
Marianna, FL 482-3705
www.TrinltyMarianna.com
Union Hill
3115 Union Hill Rd
Marlanna, FL 32446 526-5711
Victory Baptist Church
2271 River Rd
Sneads, FL 32460 593-6699
www.vlctorybaptlstfl.com
White Pond Baptist Church
P.O. Box 458 Mill Pond Rd
Alford, FL 32420 352-4715

CATHOLIC
St. Anne Catholic Church
3009 5th St P.O. Box 1547
Marianna, FL 32446 482-3734
www.stanne@stannemar.ptdlocese.org
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ST. LUKE WELCOMES


LUGANDAN THUNDER












SUBMITTED PHOTO
he Ugandan Thunder children's choir per-
forms tonight at Marianna's St. Luke Baptist
Church. St. Luke Baptist Church, located at
2871 Orange St. in Marianna, will be hosting the
Ugandan Thunder African Children's Choir tonight
at 6:30 p.m. The nationally acclaimed choir con-
sists of 22 multi-talented children ranging in age
from 10 to 13. They are from the Royal School and
Orphanage:located in Uganda, East Africa. Ugan-
dan Thunder will sing some of your favorite songs,
both in African and American styles. The concert is
packed with high-energy music, dancing and audi-
ence interaction. There will be something for every
member of the family. The choir's tour is sponsored
by Pennies for Posho, a non-profit Christian min-
istry that provides food, clothing, shelter and clean
drinking water to 10 orphanages in Uganda. There
is no entrance fee to tonight's concert, but a love
offering will be received. For more information, call
Pastor Riley Henderson at 557-0478.


IN CONCERT:

WILBURN & WILBURN


SUBMITTED PHOTO
lburn &Wilburn (Jordan,
eft, and Jonathan) will be
n concert Sunday at Trin-
ity Baptist Church. Father-and-son
team Jonathan and Jordan Wilburn,
performing as Wilbum & Wilburn, will
be in concert, 6 p.m. Sunday at Trin-
ity Baptist Church. Admission is free.
Wilburn &,Wilburn was named the
2012 Singing News Horizon Group
of the Year, and Jordan Wilburn was
named the 2012 Horizon Individual
Award winner. Jonathan spent the first
16 years of his gospel career singing
with his family, the Wilburns, and then
sang lead for 12 years in Gold City.
Trinity Baptist Church is located at
3023 Bumpnose Road in Marianna.
Call 482-3705 for more information.


HINSON GIRLS CONCERT TOMORROW

T he Hinson Girls

will be in concert
at 6:30 p.m. on
Saturday at Mowery
Elevator Training Cen-
,, ter, 4518 Lafayette St. in
Marianna (enter from
Dogwood Street). Cross-
way Fellowship Church
hosts this free bluegrass
and gospel concert and
the public is welcome.


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The Hoppers are set to perform at The Baptist College of
Florida on Feb. 2.'



BCF set to host



The Hoppers,


Mercy Revealed

Special to the Floridan

The Baptist College of Florida in Graceville will host
inspirational gospel family The Hoppers and new
Southern gospel group Mercy Revealed in concert, Sat-
urday, Feb. 2, at 6:30 p.m. in the BCFWellness Center.
One of America's favorite families of gospel music,
The Hoppers continues to receive recognition and
awards for a lifetime of spreading the gospel through
music. In 2011, they were voted Favorite Mixed Group
at the prestigious Singing News Fan Awards held in
Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
Featured vocalist for The Hoppers, Kim Hopper, re-
ceived the award for Favorite Soprano and Fav6rite Fe-
male Vocalist during the award event in Tennessee as
well as the National Quartet Convention Music Award-
Soprano Singer of the Year for 2012 aid the 2012 Sing-
ing News Fan Award for Favorite Soprano and Favorite
Female Singer.
The Hoppers have been popular guest performers
on the Gaither Homecoming Tour for several years
and viewers always receive a blessing when they
appear on the program.
Opening for The Hoppers will be the new Southern
Gospel group Mercy Revealed. Alabama pastor and
solo artist Stan Cook and BCF administrative assis-
tant to the president Laura Tice iave combined their
talents with the sole purpose of revealing the great
mercy of God through Jesus Christ in song. Cook has
performed on stage with The Perrys, The Talleys, Steve
Ladd, Ken Trner and Valor III, and many more.
He has two chart topping songs: "The Lamb of God"
and "The King Has Arrived." Tice released her first CD,
"A Patchwork of Memories," in 2007.
"God has given me such a great love for singing," Tice
said, "that I can't help but sing for His glory."
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and tickets can be pur-
chased for $12 in the BCF Business Office by calling
263-3261,-ext. 418; or visit the BCF website at www.
baptistcollege.edu. All seating will be general
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CHURCH OF CHRIST
Caverns Rd. Church of Christ
4448 River Rd
Marianna, FL 482-2605
CHURCH OF GOD
Glorious Gospel Church of God in Christ
4255 Clay St Marianna, FL 32448
594-1096 or 557-4019
Grand Ridge Church of God
2232 Porter Ave Grand Ridge, FL 32442
592-5301 or 592-2814
Marianna Church of God
(All services Interpreted for the.
hearing Impaired.)
2791 Jefferson St, Marianna, FL 32446
482-4264 mariannacog.com
The New Zion Temple
Church of God In Christ
1022 Washington Ave
Graceville, FL 32440
CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE
Marianna Church of the Nazarene
2987 N Madison St
Marianna, FL 32446 482-5787
EPISCOPAL
St. Luke's Episcopal Church
4362 Lafayettb St
Marianna, FL 482-2431
parishofflce@stlukesmarianna.org
,www.stlukesmarlanna.org
FULL GOSPEL
Christian Center Church
4791 Sheffield Dr P.O. Box 450
Marianna, FL 32447
526-4476 or 526-4475
jack@cdcmarianna.org
Country Gospel Community Church
Compass Lake In the Hills
650 Apalachlcola Ave
Alford, FL 32420 (850) 579-4172
Resurrection Life Christian
Fellowship International
2933 Madison Street
Marianna, FL 526-2617
New Beginnings Worship Center
1165 Highway 69
Grand Ridge, FL 32442
592-5791 www.nbworshlp.com
New Beginning Outreach
Ministries, Inc.
2254 Magnolia Dr.
Cottondale, FL 32431 (850) 352-4733
Evangel Worship Center
2645 Pebble Hill Rd
Marianna, FL 32448 526-2232
New Life Family Church
4208 Lafayette St
Marlanna, FL 32446 526-2132


The Bridge Church
2515 Commercial Park br
Marianna, FL 32448 209-2733
HOLINESS
Emmanuel Holiness Church
2505 Sandridge Church Rd
Sneads, FL 32460 593-5167
Hickory Level Community Church
1221 Dipper Rd
Marianna, FL 32448
*482-4696 or 482-2885
Oak Ridge Freewill
Holiness Church
2958 Milton Ave
Marianna, FL 573-7684
Sneads Community Church
1948 Desoto Ave P.O. Box 1349
Sneads, FL 32460 593-5650
LATTER-DAY SAINTS
Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-Day Saints
3141 College St
Marianna, FL 32446 482-8159
,LUTHERAN
Ascension Lutheran Church
3975 W. Hwy 90
Marianna, FL 482-4691
METHODIST
Bascom United Methodist Church
4942 Basswood Rd P.O. Box 67
Bascom, FL 32423 594-5755
Cypress United Methodist Church
6267 Cemetery Ave
Cypress, FL 32432 263-4220
First United Methodist Church
1111 8'" Ave
Gracevllle, FL 263-3342
First United Methodist Church
2901 Caledonia St
Marianna, FL 482-4502
Grace United Methodist
4203 W. Kelson Ave
Marianna, FL 482-4753
Grand Ridge United
Methodist Church
6911 Iowa Street
Grand Ridge, FL 32442
Greenwood Chapel AME
5426 Fort Rd
Greenwood, FL 32443 594-1112
Greenwood United Methodist
4220 Bryan St ,
Greenwood, FL 32443 594-5755
Henshaw Chapel AME Church
2370 Glastel St, P.O. Box 535
Cottondale, FL 32431 875-2610


Jerusalem AME Church
2055 Hwy 73
Marianna, FL 32448 482-5085
Kynesville United Methodist
2875 Kynesville Rd
Marianna, FL 32448 482-4672
McChapel AME Church
4963 Old U.S. Rd
Marianna FL 569-2184
Mt. Shiloh AME Church
6702 Biscayne Road
Bascom, FL 32423 569-1044
New Bethel Christian Methodist
Episcopal Church
2487 Highway 1
Campbellton, FL 32426 263-4647
Pope Chapel African Methodist
Episcopal Church
4898 Blue Springs Rd, P.O. Box 6000
Marianna, FL 32447 482-2900
Shady Grove United
Methodist Church
7305 Birchwood. Rd
Grand Ridge, FL 32442 592-9277
Sneads First United
Methqdlst Church
8042 Church St, P.O. Box 642
Sneads, FL 32460 593-6481
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Friendship Christian Methodist
Episcopal (CME) Church
5411 Avery Rd, P.O.Box 302
Campbellton, FL 32426 263-1111
1st United Methodist Church
of Cottondale
P.O. Box 458
Cottondale, FL 32431 352-4426
Salem AME Church
5729 Browntown Rd, P.O. Box 354
Graceville, FL 32440 263-3344
Springfield AME Church
4194 Union Rd
Marianna, FL 32446 352-4252
St. James AME Church,
2891 Orange St, P.O. Box 806
Marianna, FL 32447 526-3440
St. Paul AME Church
5180 Hwy 273, P.O. Box 40
Campbellton, FL 32426 263-0333
Snow Hill AME Church
5395 Snow Hill Rd, P.O. Box 174
Malone, FL 32445 569-5315
Mt. Olive AME Church
.2135 Fairview Rd
Marianna, FL 32448 482-7917


Bethlehem AME Church
3100 Lovewood Rd, P.O. Box 752
Cottondale, FL 32431
352-2111 or 352-4721
Greater St.'Luke AME Church
5255 11th Ave, P.O. Box 176
Malone, FL 32445 569-5188


NON-DENOMINATIONAL
Believers Outreach Ministry
3471 Hwy 90 W
Marianna, FL 32446 352-4926
Cypress Creek Community Church
1772 Macedonia Road, PO Box496
Alford, FL 32420 638-0360
Ever Increasing Word of Faith
Ministries "
3749 Skyvlew Rd
Marianna, FL 32446 526-4704
Heaven's Garden Worship Center
3115 Main Street
Cottondale, FL 32431
(850) 579-9936 www.aidaspina.org
Faith Cornerstone Church
Ministries
5460 Collins Chapel Rd
Malone, FL 32445 569-5600
Foundation Temple Apostolic
Faith Church
3341 Tendell Rd
Cottondale, FL 32431 352-3884
Glass Community Church
4005 Veteran's Road
Cottondale, FL 32431
(850) 272-7205 (850) 263-6715
Keeping It Real Help Ministry
3297 Caverns Road
Marianna, FL 32446 557-4800
Love and Restoration Ministries
2990 Heritage Rd
Marlanna, FL 32448 526-2730
Mill Springs Christian Chapel
1345 Mill Springs Rd, P.O. Box 83
Grand Ridge, FL 32442 526-2519
Rivertown Community Church
(Meets at the new Marlanna High School)
3546 Caverns Rd
Marlanna, FL 32446 482-2477
Rocky Creek Tabernacle
1890 Delta Lane
Marianna, FL 32448 272-0917
St Andrews (FC) Church Ministries
978 Hwy 71 S
Marianna, FL 32448 569-5600
Sunrise Worship Center
2957 Hall St, Marianna, FL 482-8158


PENTECOSTAL
Apostolic Life Church
4070 Old Cottondale Rd
Marianna, FL 482-8720
pastorbiggs@embarqmail.com
Apostolic Revival Center
of Marianna
3001 Hwy 71 N, P.O: Box 634
Marianna, FL 32446 482-3162
Christian Covenant Life Center
2011 Finley Ave. '
Grand Ridge, FL 32448 592-4737
Shady Grove Pentecostal Holiness
7541 Shady Grove Rd
Grand Ridge, FL 32442 592-6203
Sneads Penteeostal Holiness
Church
2036 Gloster Ave
Sneads, FL 32460
593-4487 or 593-6949
Praise Life Ministries
7360 Hwy 90, P.O. Box 177
Grand Ridge, FL 32442 592-4166
Prayer Temple Church Of Prayer
For All People
3341 Plantation Circle
Marianna, FL 32446 482-3343
United Pentecostal Deliverance
5255 10th Ave
Malone, FL 32445 569-5989
PRESBYTERIAN
First Presbyterian Church
Presbyterian Church (USA)
2898 Jefferson St
Marianna, FL 32446
526-2430 www.firstpresmarianna.org
fpcmarianna@embarqmail.com or
firstpresmarianna@earthlink.net
RESTORATIONIST
Church of Jesus Christ of
Marianna
4060 Thomasvllle Lane
Marianna, FL 32448 482-2282
SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST
Emmanuel SDA Church
4531 Basswood Rd
Greenwood, FL 32443 594-3200
Marianna Seventh Day Adventlst
4878 Highway 90
Marianna, FL 32446 *'526-2487

WESLEYAN
Salem Wesleyan Church
2764 Salem Church Rd
Sneads, FL 32460* (850) 593-6679
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GARCIA AWARDED FOR YEARS OF SERVICE


SUBMITTED PHOTO
orge Garcia (center) of Marianna Toyota accepts an award from Jim Moran and Associates for 30
years of service. On Garcia's right is Faris Syed, JM&A regional manager of North Florida; on his left
is JM&A District Manager Dan Decvescenzo. The award was presented Thursday, Jan. 3.


Smart Money


Its easy to


give stock to


charities
DEAR BRUCE: I have about 20 stocks
that I want to give to charities and indi-
viduals. The value of most of them is less
than $10,000. (One is a little more than
$10,000.) Can you tell me how to go about
doing this?
I.S., Ventura, Calif.

DEAR I.S.: Yours is a rela-
tively simple proposition.
You can give to charities
by simply signing over the
stocks or giving a check
Bruce in whatever amount you
illiams choose. There will be no
taxes on the transaction.
As for giving to individuals, the total
value to each person can be up to $14,000
per year, with no taxes to be paid by
anyone.
You mentioned that you have 20 stocks,
but you did not give their total amount. It
seems to me that it would simplify things
and be safer to have a professional broker
handle the transactions. If you make a
mistake, it could be much more costly to
correct.
If.your stock is already in a brokerage
account, there should not be any
extra charge, or at worst, only a minor
charge.
Send questions to bruce@brucewilliams.com or to
Smart Money. P.O. Box 7150, Hudson, FL 34674.


You must be aware


of the details in


your business


(( T lhe devil is in
Sthe details."
T Ludwig Mies
van der Rohe
It is so important to
examine every part of
your business with fresh
eyes every day. When you
become accustomed to
business's environment, it
is just so easy to overlook
the small, but important
details. I think this is just
how our brains oper-
ate. We just do not really
notice small changes that
occur over time. However,
your business could suffer
if you do not see small
problems developing.
I was giving a seminar
in Ecuador in a very poor
area on the other side of
Quito. Since I only had
to teach two hours each
day, I had time to get out
and see this wonderful
country.
As I explored each day,
I saw the most rampant
poverty that I have ever
seen. People were living
in conditions I could not
imagine my dog living
in. However, as shocking
as this was for me at the
beginning, I eventually
stopped seeing the pov-
erty and the difficult lives
these people were living.
My brain just accepted
these horrific condi-
tions as the norm for this
environment.
This kind of blindness
can occur anywhere and
under a variety of condi-
tions, including at my
laundromat. I am not very
domesticated. I have not
turned on my stove or
oven in two years, and I go
to a laundromat to have
my clothes washed and
folded.
Every time I go, the
laundramat's parking lot
is filthy and full of debris,
and I am sure the owner
has just become so accus-
tomed to these conditions
that he does not really
even see the mess. I just
know that if he did, he
would have the parking
lot swept each morning
and this would encourage
more customers.to use his
services.
For another example, the
other day, I stopped into
Bob Evans restaurant for
breakfast. As I was sitting
at the counter, \ looked
through the opening into
the kitchen and saw all
the chefs wearing t-shirts
stating the restaurant's
mission.
I I am sure the restaurant


spent time and money
developing these shirts,
but'unfor-
tunately,
the aprons
the chefs
had to wear
completely
covered the
mission
Jerry statement.
s ar dig No one
stm seemed
to be awareof this detail
even though it was pretty
obvious to my eyes.
Another restaurant is
using yard signs to draw
in customers. Over time,
the signs have deterio-
rated from exposure to the
elements, gotten bent and
blown off. Needless to say,
they were not sending a
very good message to the
business's Clientele.
We all know the devil is
in the details. What makes
it tricky is that you have to
be able to see the details in
order to make the changes
that are so necessary.
Just like in the examples
above, if is so easy for
you to miss details that
can have negative conse-
quences for your business.
To make sure you do not
slip into this unawareness,
you have to constantly jog
your mind and try differ-
ent things everyday so you
can see your surroundings
with fresh eyes. Try taking
a different route to work
each day or wearing your
watch on your other hand
every other day.
One of my favorite
ways to stay fresh is to get
plenty of exercise before
I go to work. This really
just seems to energize me.
Additionally, when I go
to work or meetings, I try
to focus on my breathing
and get out of my head
because if I am lost in my
thoughts, I know I am not
present.
Now go out and make
sure that you have a
method in place for keep-
ing your mind fresh so you
are able to see the details
of your business.
You can do this!

Jerry Osteryoung, a consultant
to businesses, Is the Jim Moran
Professor of Entrepreneurship
(Emeritus) and Professor of Finance
(Emeritus) at Florida State Univer-
sity. He was the founding Executive
Director of The Jim Moran Institute
and served in that position from
1995 through 2008. He is co-author,
S'along with Tim O'Brlen, of "If You
Have Employees, You Really Need
This Boek," available on Amazon.
com. He can be reached by e-mail
at jerry.osteryoung@gmail.com.


From Consumer Reports


7 money stumbles to learn to avoid


BY THE EDITORS OF
CONSUMER REPORTS
Everyone makes
money mistakes.
But missteps or.
miscalculations can cost
you a lot over the long
term and could inadver-
tently hurt your family
when you're gone.
Consumer Reports of-
fers seven ways to correct
your missteps or at least
mitigate the damage they
can cause.
L Not updating your
beneficiaries in Con-
sumer Reports' recent
nationally representative
survey about Americans'
money habits, 86 percent
of respondents said they
hadn't created their will
and other estate-planning
documents or updated
them within the past five
years. Even if nothing has
changed in your life, every
year you should check
your beneficiary designa-
tions in your will, insur-
ance policies, investment
accounts and retirement
plans such as 401(k)s.
2 Withholding informa-
tion from family. The sur-
vey showed that in only
40 percent of households
did both spouses know
where to find details of
their financial accounts,
required passwords and
keys to safe-deposit
boxes. An easy solution
is to designate a safe, file
cabinet or safe-deposit
box to hold all important
documents and account-
access information.
Communication be-
tween generations can
also reduce hassles and
misunderstandings. Yet
just 37 percent of respon-
dents with adult children
said they'd told their kids
where to find important


FROM CONSUMER REPORTS
In a recent Consumer Reports survey, only 36 percent of the
homeowners surveyed said they'd purchased replacement-
cost coverage, insurance that provides replacement of a
home with like-kind and quality materials.


documents, accounts
and passwords. Adult
children stand abetter
chance of gning their
parents' trust and helping
them make plans if they
get their own financial
houses in order firSt.
3. Botching your 401(k).
In interviews with Con-
sumer Reports subscrib-
ers who've been success-
ful savers and investors,
a common refrain was to
start saving early in life,
invest consistently and
put the maximum allowed
into a retirement plan.
But in the survey, two-
fifths of respondents with
401(k) and similar retire-
ment plans said they were
investing 6 percent or less
of their income, the typi-
cal ceiling for getting a full
employer match.
Notably, a large percent-
age of survey respondents
mentioned costly invest-
ment errors, such as buy-
ing or selling at the wrong
time..Investing at regular
intervals and holding
over the long term is the
most surefire way to avoid
, those mistakes and build
wealth in a relatively risk-
free way.
4. Underinsuring your
home and your life. Only
36 percent of the hom-
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your home with like-kind
and quality materials.
And only 20 percent have
umbrella coverage against
liability claims.
Two other cover-
ages that should not be
overlooked are life and
disability insurance. Term
life insurance is more eco-
nomical than other types.
Use an online broker such
as Accuquote, Select-
Quote, Find My Insurance
or Lifelnsure.com to com-
pare premium quotes;
S5.Not preparing for
emergencies. Most Ameri-
cans don't save even half
a year's worth of living
expenses. Saving a bit at
a time say, $20 a week
- can help build your
cash buffer. That money
should go into an acces-
sible bank or credit-union
savings account.
6. Ignoring your credit
report. Consumers can
obtain a credit report
from each of the three
major credit bureaus
- Equifax, Experian
and TranSUnion free
through the industry's of-
ficial website, at annual-
creditreport.conl. To most


efficiently monitor your
credit, Consumer Reports
recommends staggering
your report requests to
one every four months.
7. Mismanaging debt
Credit cards generate
among the most expen-
sive type of consumer
debt; the average interest
rate is about 14.3 percent,
according to LowCards.
com, a credit card
comparison website. In
spite of those lofty costs,
almost half of the survey
respondents with credit
cards said they carry a
-balance on their cards.
To begin to free yourself
from that balance, con-
sider consolidating your
debt with a home-equity
line of credit; rates on
HELOCs average between
4 and 5 percent, accord-
ing to Bankrate.com.
Focus on retiring your
.debt by paying more than
the minimum due each
month.


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FROM THE FRONT, LOCAL & STATE


Arrest
From Page 1A

pocket knife with a blade
three to four inches long.
The officer also reported
finding a large box-blade
type knife in the bag, with a
blade about the same length.
Asked whether he had any
more weapons; Godwin af-
firmed that he did, officials
reported. He consented to a
search of his person, accord-
ing to the complaint, and
in one of his jacket pockets
the SRO found another large
folding pocket knife with a
blade of similar size.



Scheme
From Page 1A
In addition to the card, in-
vestigators found other doc-
uments associated with the
woman, including biograph-
ical information. Authori-
ties also found credit cards
in the names of members of
the Laborer's International
Union of North American,
AFL-CIO, where her father
had worked. Interviewed by
investigators during the time
of these discoveries, Hughes
allegedly told an investiga-
tor that Senior had obtained
credit cards in the names of
union members in Georgia,
and she maintained associ-
ated records in the bedroom
of their dwelling.
Authorities saythey tracked
down the circumstances of
the credit card in the name
of the Georgia woman and
learned it had been applied
for via the Internet and had
an outstanding balance'of
$317. The card was obtained
using the victim's Social Se-
curity number, date of birth
and othei information, and
with the Hughes/Senior ad-
dress assigned to it.
The woman in Georgia
did not know until being in-
formed by law enforcement
that the card existed, accord-
ing to the affidavit. She told
authorities she had not ap-
plied for the card, had not
authorized anyone to use
her personal information
to obtain it, and hadn't seen
Hughes in roughly a year pri-
or to being informed by law
enforcement that the credit
card existed. Investigators
say they found records asso-
ciated with the woman going
back to her middle school
days, when she lived with her
father and Hughes in Colum-
bus, Ga.
In the affidavit, authorities
also made reference to a sec-
ond questionable credit card
associated with Hughes and/
or Senior, this one obtained
in the name of a Georgia
man.
Hughes' bond on the fraud
charge was set at $10,000,
but is on hold for Georgia
because she is considered
a fugitive from justice in
a case originating in that
jurisdiction.


Theft
From Page 1A'
say he stole someone else's
tires and wheels. They are
worth an estimated $400.
Investigators say when
they went to Cannady's
home to confront him about
the matter, they found one of
the stolen wheel and tire sets
mounted on a Toyota truck
in his yard, and the other in
the bed of the vehicle. I
Cannady told an investiga-
tor he didn't get permission
from the'owner to 'take the
items and he did pot know
the individual. '



Deer


From Page 1A'
happens out there. If you're
going to hunt and kill a deer,
if you're going to do some,
thing with the meat and
bring it to your house, then
bring the whole deer to your
house. People leaving dead
carcasses all over, that needs
to stop."


Obituaries
Lanier-Andler
Funeral Home
Sneads, FL
850-593-9900

Beatrice S.
Bamberg

Mrs. Beatrice S
Bamberg, age 88, a native
of Papsey, Alabama and a
resident of Grand Ridge,
Florida for 70 years went to
be with Our Lord and Sav-
ior on January 9, 2013.
She is of the Pentecostal
Faith, and a member of the
Shady Grove Pentecostal
Holiness Church in Grand
Ridge, Florida.
Mrs. Bamberg is sur-
vived by her:two daughters,
Jenell Williams and hus-
band Bernell and Von
Beauchamp and husband
Larry all of Grand Ridge,
Florida, alsq three grand-.
children and six great
grandchildren.
Beatrice is preceded in
death by her parents, Aar-
on and Jenny Stephens and
a granddaughter, Nina
McLane
Visitation with the family
will take place on Friday,
January 11, 2013, at Lanier-
Andler Funeral home from
6:00-8:00 P.M. CST. Funer-
al Services will be held Sat-
urday, January 12, 2013 at
10:00 A.M. CST, at Shady
Grove Pentecostal Holiness
Church in Grand Ridge,
Florida with Rev. Gary
Cook and Rev. Roland
Bamberg officiating. Com-
mittal and Interment Serv-
.ices will follow at Shady
Grove Cemetery in Grand
Ridge, Florida.
Lanier-Andler Funeral
Home of Sneads, Florida,
(850) 663-4343, is in charge
of arrangements.
Marlanna Chapel
Funeral Home
3960 Lafayette Street
Marianna, Florida 32446
Phone 850-526-5059

John Cleve
Gwin

Service for Mr. John
Cleve Gwin will be held at
11:00 A.M. today in the Ma-
rianna Chapel Funeral
Home with Pastor Tim
Sanders officiating. Inter-
ment will follow at First
Baptist Church Cemetery
of Esto. A time of remem-
brance will be held from
10:00 A.M. until time of
service.
Exptessibns of sympathy
may be submitted online at
www.mariannachapelfh.com.
Marianna Chapel Funeral
Home is it charge of ar-
rangements.
Ward Wilson
Funeral Home
Dothan, AL
334-792-4194

Nettie Rogers

Nettie Rogers, a resident
of Malone, Florida for most
of her life, passed away
* Tuesday, January 8, 2013,
at the residence of her son
in Marianna, Florida. She
was 98.
Funeral services will be
held at 10 A.M. Saturday.
January 12, .2013 at the
friendship Baptist Church
with Reverend Wayne
Fussell and. Marvin Floyd
officiating. Burial will fol-
low in the Church Ceme-
tery with Ward Wilson Fu-
neral Home Directing.
The family will receive
friends at the Friendship
Baptist Church on Friday,
January 11, 2013 from 5 un-
til7 P.M.
Flowers will be accepted
or memorials may be made
to the Friendship Baptist
Church Building Fund or
Emerald Coast Hospice..
Mrs. Rogers was preced-
ed in death by her hus-
band, Wqodrow Rogers.
She is stirvived by her
children; Wilson Rogers
and wife Janice of Malone,
FL; Joe Rogers'and wife Ka-
ren of Bushong, -KS and.
Curtis Rogers and wife Bil- :
lie of Marianna, FL; 15


Grandchildren; 32 Great-
Grandchildren; 8 Great -
Great-Grandchildren; sev-
eral nieces and nephews.

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THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOS
The Rev. Al Sharpton (center) consoles an unidentified man who came forward at a news conference to discuss the
special missing-person Investigations of Terrance Williams and Felipe Santos on Thursday at the Collier County South
Regional Library In East Naples.


Perry offers reward in cold cases


The Associated Press

NAPLES Filmmaker Tyler
Perry is offering a $100,000 reward
for information in the decade-old
case of two men who. went miss-
ing after separate encounters with
a sheriff's deputy in southwestern
Florida.
Perry joined the Rev. Al Sharpton
and NAACP president and CEO
Ben Jealous at a news conference
Thursday in Naples to discuss the
missing-person investigations
of Terrance Williams and Felipe
Santos.
Santos and Williams disap-
peared three months apart in the
Naples area in 2003 after crossing
paths with Collier County Sheriff's
Deputy Steven Calkins. He was
never charged but was fired the
next year.
Perry said the media was not pay-
ing enough attention to missing-
person cases involving minorities.
Williams was black and Santos was
an illegal immigrant from Mexico.
When he announced the reward,
a man stepped from the front of
the crowd to tell Perry something,
indicating he had information .to
offer.
"Wow. I have been praying for an
answer for this family and I wasn't
expecting this moment," Perry said
* after the encounter. "I am beyond
overwhelmed by it. And just like
this man has come forward, I am
sure there are others. You do not
have to be afraid. The sheriff here
has assured me that he will be safe
and anyone else that wants to say
anything or speak out about this
will be safe."
Sharpton said Perry called him
to admonish him and others about
the cases.
"Why aren't you civil rights lead-
ers dealing with cases of missing
people?" Sharpton said Perry asked
him. "And he began telling.me the
story of Terrence Williams, saying
if we fight for what's right, how do
we forget about people who just
disappeared? And I felt guilty, be-
cause he's right. All of us have not
done all we should*"
Investigations by local, state
and federal authorities went no-
where. Calkins, who is white, de-
nied doing anything more than
dropping off the young men at
different convenience stores. He,
was never charged but was fired
after he stopped cooperating with


Marcia Roberts, the mother of Terranci Williams, reacts after an unidentified
person comes forward with informatiqh during a news conference to discuss
the special missing-person investigations of Williams and Felipe Santos on
Thui ay.
investigators. put on Calkins' car in case he had
Santos, who did farm work and: dumped their bodies and went
construction, was 23 when he back to the scene, Hunter said, but
vanished in October 2003. He had -'again nothing turned up, .
been driving with his brothers to The former sheriff noted that
work when he got into a fender both, men would have. had some
.bender. He didn't have registration. reason to disappear Santos wasl
or insurance, and Calkins arrested in the country *illegally and Wil-
him, put him in the back of his pa- liams was due back in court in
trol car and drove away. Tennessee, where he was facing
When his brothers went to the jail time for failure to pay child
jail to bail him out, he wasn't there. support.
Later, Calkins told investigators A phone number listed for
that because Santos was so coop- Calkins was not in service.
erative, he decided not to arrest "I think in this community, peo-
him and dropped him off. pie are afraid to speak up,' Marcia
Williams was 27 and had moved Williams said after the news con-
to Naples from Tennessee to be ference. "They don't want to get
closer to his mother after trouble involved.'"
with the police. His white Cadil- Williams said she has shown
lac broke down in January 2004. news reports of her son's disap-
Calkins spotted it and called in to pearance to his four children. The
the Collier County Sheriff's Office youngest, a 12-year-old, told her
to run the vehicle number and "Now I understand," the youngest
have the car towed. In the recorded said to her.
conversation, Calkins and the dis- A brother and friend, of Santos
patcher both talked in exaggerated attended the event but declined
black dialect. comment.
Later, Calkins told investigators Both cases remain open and ac-
that Williams asked him for a ride tive, current Collier County Sheriff
to a store and he let him off there. Kevin Rambosk said.
Police reports said Williams was "We have vetted all tips received
last spotted by witnesses near a thus far and continue to monitor
cemetery. and update national databases,"
Don Hunter, the Collier County he said. "Today, however, is differ-
sheriff at the time, said Calkins' ent" because Perry and others' in-
patrol car was tested for blood and volvement would "have a positive
signs of a struggle, but nothing effect on the continuing investiga-
was found. A tracking device was tion into these cases.".


State Briefs


Snitch lied In
missing child case
MIAMI- A former
prison inmate says the
star prosecution wit-
ness against a woman
accused of killing Florida
foster child Rilya Wilson
made up a story that the
woman had confessed to
.the slaying.
Cindy McCloud testi-
fied Thursday that key
witness Robin Lunceford
-told her she lied about
the confession so she
could get out of prison.
Lunceford testified
earlier that 66-year-old
Geralyn Graham admit-
ted smothering Rilya
with a pillow'and dispos-
ing of the girl's body near
water. Rilya's remains


have never been found.
McCloud says Lunc-
,eford told her she was
lying while both were
in prison together.
Lunceford's life prison
sentence was reduced to
10 years in return for her
testimony.

Civil liberties attack
first of its kind
TALLAHASSEE
-.American Civil Liber-
ties Union officials say
Republican Gov. Rick,
Scott and the GOP-led
Florida Legislature have
mounted an unprec-
edented attack on civil
liberties over the past
two years.
The ACLU of Florida
issued a report Thursday


on actions by the group
and others in the courts
of law and public opin-
ion and at the ballot box
to protect voting, free
speech and other rights.
The organization has
been involved in 11
lawsuits as part of that
effort. They include four
still pending cases chal-
lenging drug testing of
welfare applicants and
state employees, a limi-
tation on doctors asking
patients about gun
ownership and a purge
of noncitizens from vot-
ing rolls.

Scott defends $26
billion health costs
FORT LAUDERDALE
- Florida Gov. Rick Scott


says he wants to know
what the real numbers
are when it comes to
paying for the federal
health care overhaul.
Scott told federal
officials this week the
overhaul could cost state
taxpayers as much as
$26 billion over the next,
decade even though his
budget staff had been
cautioned about the
estimates.
After much pressure,
state health officials
revised their figures
Wednesday, drastically
reducing the cost to $3
billion.
Critics accused Scott of
overstating the figures to
support his opposition of
so-called "ObamaCare."
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Flu season hits early and hard How to tell


The Associated Press

NEW YORK From the
Rocky Mountains to New Eng-
land, hospitals are swamped
with people with flu symp-
toms. Some medical centers
have limited visitors, and one
Pennsylvania hospital set up
a tent outside its ER to handle
the feverish patients.
Flu season in the U.S. has
hit early and, in some places,
hard. But whether this will be
considered a bad season by the
time it has run its course in the
spring remains to be seen.
"Those of us with gray hair
have seen worse," said Dr. Wil-
liam Schaffner, a flu expert
at Vanderbilt University in
Nashville.
The evidence so far is point-
ing to a moderate season,
Schaffner and others believe. It
just looks bad compared with
last year an unusually mild
one.
Flu usually doesn't blanket.
the country until late January
or February, but it is already
widespread in more than 40
states.
What's probably complicat--
ing the situation: The main in-
fluenza virus this year tends to
make people sicker. And there
are other bugs out there caus-
ing flu-like illnesses. So what
people are calling the flu may,
in fact, be something else.
"There may be more of an
overlap than we normally
see," said Dr. Joseph Bresee,
who tracks the flu for the Cen-
ters for Disease Control and
Prevention.


urn;


TiHEASSOCIATIED PRESS
Dr. Meeta Khan wears a face mask as she examines a respiratory patient at the Rush University Hospital
emergency department on Thursday In Chicago. Flu season in the U.S. has hit early and, in some places, hard,
But whether this will be considered a bad season by the time it has run Its course In the spring remains to
be seen.


The flu's early arrival in the
U.S. coincided with spikes in
a variety of other viruses, in-
cluding a childhood malady
that mimics flu and a new no-
rovirus that causes what some
people call "stomach flu."
Most people don't undergo
lab tests to confirm flu, and the
symptoms are so similar that
it's sometimes hard to distin-
guish flu from other viruses, or
even a cold. Over the holidays,
250 people were sickened at a
Mormon missionary training
.center in Utah, but the culprit
turned out to be a norovirus,
not theflu.


Flu is a major contributor,
though, to what's going on.
"I'd say 75 percent," said Dr.
Dan Surdam, head of the emer-
gency department at Cheyenne
Regional Medical Center, Wyo-
ming's largest hospital. The 17-
bed ER saw its busiest day ever
last week, with 166 visitors.
The early onslaught has re-
sulted in a spike in hospitaliza-
tions, prompting hospitals to
take steps to deal with the in-
flux and protect other patients
from getting sick, including
restricting visits from children,
requiring family members
to wear masks, and banning


anyone with flu symptoms
from maternity wards.
One hospital in Allentown,
Pa., this week set up a tent for a
steady stream of patients with
flu symptoms.
But so far, "what we're see-
ing is a typical flu season," said
Terry Burger, director of infec-
tion control and prevention
for the hospital, Lehigh Valley
Hospital-Cedar Crest.
On Wednesday, Boston' de-
dared a public health emer-
gency, and all the flu activity
has caused some to question
whether this year's flu shot is
working.


a simple


cold from


the flu
The Associated Press

The common cold and flu are
caused by different viruses but can
have some similar symptoms, making
them tough to tell apart. In general,
the flu is worse and symptoms are
more intense.
COLDS: Usual symptoms include
stuffy or runny nose, sore throat and
sneezing. Coughs are hacking and
productive. It's unusual to have fever,
chills, headaches and body aches, and
if they do occur, they are mild.
FLU: Fever is usually present, along
with chills, headache and moderate-
to-severe body aches and tiredness.
Symptoms can come on rapidly, with-
in three to six hours. Coughs are dry
and unproductive, and sore throats
are less common.
PREVENTION: To avoid colds and flu,
wash your hands with warm water and
soap after you've been out in public or'
around sick people. Don't share cups
or utensils. And get .a flu vaccination
- officials say it's not too late, even in
places where flu is raging.
TREATMENT: .People with colds or
mild cases of the flu should get plenty
of rest and fluids. Those with severe
symptoms, such as a high fever or dif-
ficulty breathing, should see a doctor
and may be prescribed antiviral drugs
or other medications. Children should
not be given aspirin without a doctor's
approval.


The Associated Press

NEW YORK A high-
speed commuter ferry
that crashed ir tto lower
Manhanan dock, iLjur-
ing dozens of people, had
recently undergone a ma-
jor overhaul that gave it
new engines and a new
propulsion system, and
officials are looking into
whether they played any
role in the morning rush
hour accident.
The National Trans-
portation Safety Board
also will begin interview-
ing crew members of the
catamaran Seastreak Wall
Street on Thursday, a pro-
cess NTSB board mem-
ber Robert Sumwalt said
would take all day.
The ferry had slowed
following a routine trip
across New York Bay and
past the Statue of Lib-
erty Wednesday morning
when the impact took
place, hurling scores of
people to the deck or into
C


In this photo released by the Alameda County Sheriff's office, an alligator named "Mr.Teeth" is
seen after it was discovered in a home In Castro Valley, Calif., on Wednesday.


Alligator found guarding


Calif. marijuana stash


The Associated Press

CASTRO VALLEY, Calif.
- Authorities in Northern
California made a snappy
discovery during a routine
probation check: Ai alliga-
tor named "Mr. Teeth" who
was apparently protecting
a stash of marijuana.
When Alameda Coun-
ty Sheriff's deputies on
Wednesday entered As-
sif Mayar's home in Cas-
tro Valley for a probation
check, they not only found
34 pounds of marijuana
valued at an estimated
$100,000, but also the 5-
foot-long gator inside a
Plexiglas tank guarding it
in a bedroom.
"We get guard dogs all of
the time when we search
'for grow houses and peo-
ple stashing away all types
of dope. But alligators?You
just don't see that every
day," Sgt. J.D. Nelson told


The Associated Press on
Thursday.
Mr. Teeth was likely used
to deter marijuana thieves,
Nelson said. Mayar, 32, told
deputies he got the gator to
commemorate rapper Tu-
pac Shakur's 1996 death.
"We have come across al-
ligators before, but nobody
can remember one this big
and situated in such close
proximity to act sort of as
a sentry to the marijuana,"
Nelson said.
Mayar, who is on proba-
tion after pleading guilty
last year to disturbing the;
peace, was arrested and
was taken to the county jail
on suspicion of possess-
ing marijuana for sale. He
could also face citations
from the California Fish
and Game Commission,
including possession of
an exotic animal without a
permit.
Alameda County animal


control officers eventually
took Mr. Teeth to the Oak-
land Zoo. Officials there
said the gator was very
sick and was being treat-
ed at the zoo's veterinary
hospital.


Investigatorslooking into


high-speed ferry crash


Mayor MchaeBomberg surveysthe damage to a passenger
ferry after it crashed on Wednesday in New York.


the walls. Around 70 were
hurt, 11 seriously.
The naval architecture
firm that designed the
reconfiguration, Incat
Crowther, said in an-Au-
gust news release that the
ferry's water-jet propul-
sion system had been re-
placed with a new system
of propellers and rudders
to save fuel costs and cut
carbon dioxide pollution


in half. James Barker, the
chairman of the ferry's
owner, Seastreak LLC,
said the overhaul made
it "the greenest ferry in
America."
The hull was reworked,
and the ]bat was made
15 metric tons lighter.
At top speed, the ferry,
built in 2003, travels at
around 35 knots, or 40
mph.


Nation Brief


Texas court: Is man's
best friend priceless?
AUSTIN, Texas They
say all dogs go to heaven.
But if they get there before
their time, should some-
one pay up?
The Texas Supreme
Court tackled the ques-
tion Thursday in a case
brought by a Fort Worth
family.
The family wants a
jury to put a dollar
amount on the emotional
value of their beloved dog
that an animal shelter
mistakenly euthanized in
j2009.
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Jeremy and Kathryn
Medlen say they're en-
titled to the same "sen-
timental damages" that
someone could collect
under Texas law for an
irreplaceable family heir-
loom. Justices appeared
skeptical at times, asking if
a dead goldfish should be
treated similarly.
Attorneys for the shelter
worker being sued say sid-
ing with the family would
create a standard beyond
anywhere in the country.
The court isn't expected
to rule for several weeks.


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Chipola Women's Basketball



SLady Indians fall just short in Niceville


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Chipola's Rayven Brooks looks
for an opening Saturday against
Tallahassee.


BY DUSTIN KENT
dkentjrefloridan com

The No. 7 Northwest Florida
State Lady Raiders overcame
a slow start and held off a late
Chipola charge to take a 62-61
home victory over the No. 11
Lady Indians on Wednesday
night.
With the win, the Lady Raiders
moved to 16-1 and evened their
Panhandle Conference record at
1-1, while Chipola. dropped to
16-2 and 1-1 in conference.
Kiani Parker led Northwest with


16 points, while Tavarsha Scott
had 14 points and 14 rebounds,
and Carla Batchelor had 13.
Kristine Brance had 15 points
to lead the Lady Indians, while,
Rahni Bell had 14 points off the
.bench, with Rayven Brooks add-
ing 13 points, seven rebounds,
and three blocked shots,. and'
Lashonda Littleton 11 points
and nine rebounds.
Chipola got of to a good start
and led b\ as much as eight
points in the first half, but North-
west came on suong to close the
half and took a 32-28 lead at the


break.
The Lady Raiders stayed in
front most of the second half,
moving in front 58-52 before
consecutive baskets by Brooks
cut the margin back to two.
STrailing60-56, theLadyIndians
got a clutch 3-pointer by Brance
to get the margin back to one. -
Northwest led 62-61 with 17
seconds to play when Luiana
Livulo missed a 1-and-I to give
Chipola a chance to take the lead
with a bucket.
The Lady Indians called a
timeout with six seconds left to


set up a play, but Jasmine Craw-
ford was stripped on a baseline
drive and the ball was knocked
out of bounds to give it back to
Chipola under the basket with
2.3 seconds on the clock.
The ensuing inbound went to
Crawford again, this time at the
top of the key, and she put up a
tough runner as time expired
that drew nothing but air.
It %\as a tough \av to lose
for Chipola, W\ith coach Greg
Franklin saying that difference

See SHORT, Page 3B


CHIPOLA MEN'S BASKETBALL






Raiders roll


MARK iNNNERtffLIlAN
Chipola's Kruize Pinkins makes a pass Saturday against Tallahassee.

No. 7 Northwest upends No. 1 Chipola, 80-65, in premier matchup


BY DUSTIN KENT
dkent@jcfloridan.com

The No. 1 Chipola Indians suf-,
fered their first loss of the season
Wednesday night in Niceville,
falling to the No. 7 Northwest
Florida State Raiders 80-65 in
a matchup of two of the pre-
Smier teams in the state and the
nation.
It was a highly-anticipated
meeting between two of the
most talented teams in JUCO
basketball, both of which are ex-


pected to compete for the state
and potentially the national title
this season.
But for at least one night, the
defending state champion and
national runner-up Raiders
looked to be in a different class
than the top-ranked Indians,
jumping out to an 8-0 lead to
start the game and controlling
the action most of the way.
Chipola never 'led or tied the
game, coming within two at 19-
17 with 6:25 left in the first half,
but never any closer.


"I thought that we obviously
started off slow and didn't do a
good job handling their defen-
sive intensity and pressure and
just playing on the road," Indians
coach Patrick Blake said. "It was
a little overwhelming for us at
first. It was kind of the moment
that got to us. We didn't show a
lot of poise."
Chris Jones led the Raiders with
18 points, with Elgin Cook add-
ing 16, while Demetrious Floyd
had 16 points to top Chipola,
and Cinmeon Bowers added 15.


Jones knocked down a three'
on the first possession of the
game, with Cook following mo-
ments later with a pair of mon-
ster dunks off of a lob pass and
then a put-back on a Jones miss
to make it 8-0 less than five min-
utes into the game.
The Indians didn't get their first
points of the night until a base-
line jumper by Torian Graham
, with 13:05 on the clock. '
The Northwest lead got up
to 14-2 after another triple by
Jones, but Chipola rallied with


nine straight points capped by a
three-pointer by Floyd to pull to
within thrbe.
But in what proved to be an
ongoing trend in the game, the
Indians' run was answered by a
big three-pointer, this one by Ar-
thtr Edwards to push the margin
back to six.
The led swelled to 32-21 after a
three by Hershey Robinson with
3:06 onthe clock, but the Indians
closed with the final five points

See MATCHUP, Page 3B


MVarianna GZls' S9ccer


Lady Bulldogs


earn tie with Baker


BY SHELIA MADER
F or id jn C:-r respondent

The Marianna High School
Lady Bulldogs soccer leam took
to the road Tuesdggight to face
Baker after an almost three-
week layoff and came away with
a 1-1 tie.
The result brings the team's re-
cord to2-8-2 on the season.
Lady Bulldogs coach Scott
Wiggins went with Emily Fuqua
and Heather Wilson as forwards,
with Lexie Basford, Arianna
Domen, Reagan Oliver, and Bri-
anna McKeen in the midfield.
Tensia Clark and Yazmine Bel-
lamy held down the back posi-
tions, with Sophia Pereda as
stopper and Desiray Declouet
as sweeper. Senior Whitney Lip-
ford anchored down the goal.
Baker scored to take the early


lead, but with just over a minute
to go in the first half, senior Em-
ily Fuqua found the back of the
net to tie the game for Marian-
na. Lipford had six saves on the
night. Following the game, Wig-
gins said he .was,pleased with
their effort.
"We had to knock a little rust
off to start, but the girls played
better as the game Went along,"
he said. "I was proud of the ef-
fort every player gave tonight
and we are looking forward to
sending the seniors out with a
win Friday night against North
Bay Haven."
The girls will host North Bay
.Haven today at 5 p.m. with die
seniors being honored during
halftime. A win would give Mar-
ianna three wins inWiggins' first
year as head coach after three
consecutive winless seasons.


Cottondale Boys' Basketball

Hornets face another weekend gauntlet


BY DUSTIN KENT
dkent@jcfloridan.com

For the second straight week-
end, the Cottondale Hornets
will have a uniquely challenging
back-to-back set of games, with a
key district battle against Sneads
tonight followed by a non-league
contest against one of the top 1A
teams in the state in the Chipley
Tigers.
Last weekend, it was a road dis-
trict game against the Graceville
Tigers. which the Hornets lost,
69-57, followed by a home game
against highly-ranked 1A power
West Gadsden, which the Hor-
nets won, 80-79.
Both games will be at home
this time, with tonight's game
against Sneads setting up to be a
critical contest in the race for the
top seed in the District 3 tourna-
mient, and Saturday's duel with
state No. 3 Chipley giving the
Hornets another stiff test against
a potential playoff foe.


"(The Sneads game) will be the
most important because it's a
district game," Cottondale coach
Chris .Obert said I hlrrsday.
"They've got their point guard
(senior Devin Hayes) back now.
He played against us the first.
time and they struggled without
'him, but it looks like they're get-
ting it back together with him,
back.
"They're going to play us tough
and hard. They always do. It's a
real big game as far as the district
is concerned. We all want to be in
that top three (district seeds)."
The Pirates won the first meet-
ing 63-54 on Nov. 30 in Cotton-
dale, overcoming a 42-point
effort by Hornets senior point
guard DJ Roullharc. who made
15-of-22 shots, 3-of-6 from the
three-point line, and 9-of-10 free
throws to establish a career scbr-
ing high. MARK SINNERIFORIDAN
It wasn't enough to get the win, Cottondale's Dakota Haddock goes
for two during a game against
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National Football League



Junior Seau suffered from brain disease


The Associated Press

Junior Seau, one of the
NFL's best and fiercest play-
ers for two decades, suf-
fered from a degenerative
brain disease often associ-
ated with repeated blows
to the head when he com-
mitted suicide last May,
the National Institutes of
Health said in a study re-
leased Thursday.
The NIH, based in
Bethesda, Md., said Seau's
brain revealed abnormali-
ties consistent with chron-
ic traumatic encephalopa-
thy or CTE. It said that the
study included unidenti-
fied brains, one of which
was Seau's, and that the
findings on Seau were sim-
ilar to autopsies of people
"with exposure to repeti-
tive head injuries."
Seau's family requested
the analysis of his brain.
The 43-year-old star line-
backer played for 20 NFL
seasons with San Diego,
Miami and New England
before retiring in 2009. He'
died of a self-inflicted shot-
gun wound.
He joins a list of several
dozen football players who
were found to have CTE.
Boston University's cen-
ter for study of the disease
reported last month that
34 former pro players and
nine who played only col-
lege football suffered from
CTE.
"I was not surprised after
learning a little about CTE
that he had it," Seau's 23-
year-old son Tyler said, "He
did play so many years at
that level. I was: more just
kind of angry I didn't do
something more and have
the awareness to help him
more, and now it is too
late.
"I don't think-any of us
were aware of the side ef-
fects that could be going
on with head trauma until
he passed away. We 'didn't
know his behavior was
from head trauma."
That behavior, according
to Tyler Seau and Junior's


THEASSOCIATED PRESS HLE
In this Sept. 1, 2002, photo, San Diego Chargers' Junior Seau does a celebration dance in the Chargers' 24-3 win over the
Houston Texans in a game in San Diego.


ex-wife Gina, included wild
mood swings, irrational-
ity, forgetfulness, insomnia
and depression.
The NFL faces lawsuits
by thousands of former
players who say the league
withheld information .on
the harmful effects of con-
cussions. According to an
AP review of 175 lawsuits,
3,818 players have sued.
At least 26 Hall of Famer
members are among the
players who have done so.
Seau is hot the first for-
mer NFL player who killed
himself, then was found to
have CTE. Dave Duerson


ahd Ray Easterling are the
others.
"He emotionally de-
tached himself and would
kind of'go away' for a little
bit," Tyler Seau said. '"And
then the depression and
things like that. It started to
progressively get worse."
He hid it well in public,
they said. But not when he
was with family or close
friends.
Dr. Russell Lonser, who
oversaw the study, said
Seau's brain was "inde-
pendently evaluated by
multiple experts, in a blind
fashion."


"We had the opportu- "The NFL, both directly
nity to get multiple experts and in partnership with
involved in a way they the NIH, Centers for Dis-
wouldn'tbe able to directly ease Control and other
identify his tissue even if leading organizations, is
they knew he was one of committed 'to supporting
the individuals studied," a wide range of indepen-
he said. dent medical and scientific
The National Football research that will both ad-
League, in an email to the dressCTEandpromotethe
A said: "We appreciate long-term health and safe-
the Seau family's coop- ty of athletes at all levels."
eration with the National NFL teams have given a
Institutes of Health. The $30 million research grant
finding underscores the to theNIH.
recognized need for addi- ,Before shooting himself,
tional research to acceler- Duerson, a former Chicago
ate a fuller understanding Bears defensive back, left a
of CTE. note asking that his brain


be studied for signs of
traunia. His family filed
a wrongful-death suit
against the NFL, claim-
ing the league didn't do
enough to prevent or treat
the concussions that se-
verely damaged his brain.
Easterling played safety
for the Falcons in the 1970s,
After his career, he suffered
from dementia, depression
and insomnia, according
to his wife, Mary Ann. He
committed suicide last
April.
Mary Ann Easterling is
among the plaintiffs who
have sued the NFL.
"It was important to us
to get to the bottom of this,
the truth," Gina Seau said,
"and now that it has been
conclusively determined
from every expert that he
had obviously had it, CTE,
we just hope it is taken
more seriously.
"You can't deny it exists,
and it is hard to deny there
is a link between head
trauma and CTE. There's
such strong evidence cor-
relating head trauma and
collisions and CTE."
Tyler Seau played football
through high school and
for two years in college. He
says he has no symptoms
of brain trauma.
Gina Seau's son Jake, now
a high school junior, played
football for two seasons but
has switched to lacrosse
and has been recruited to
play at Duke.
"Lacrosse. is really his
sport and what he is pas-
sionate about," she said.
"He is a good football
player and probably could
continue. But especially
now watching what his
dad.went through, he says,
'Why would I risk lacrosse
for football?'
"I didn't have to have a
discussion with him after
we saw what Junior went
through."
Her 12-year-old son,
Hunter, has shown no in-
terest in playing football.
"That's fine with me," she
said.


Golf


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE
Davis Love III watches his tee shot on the 11th hole during the first round of the Children's
Miracle Network Hospitals tournament in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., in this Nov. 8,2012, photo.


Love looking to return


to normal on PGA Tour


The Associated Press

HONOLULU -The swing remains me-
chanically sound, and plenty powerful.
And for the first time in two years, Davis
Love III feels like just another player.
It wasn't until he arrived for the final
PGA Tour event of last year that Love re-
'alized his two years as Ryder Cup captain
had taken a toll. When he wasn't playing
golf, he was going around the country
promoting golf's version of the Super
Bowl. In the final months leading up to
the matches, his 'thoughts were con-
sumed with four picks and his pairings,
and he lost track of how much time he'
spent with the media.
"I felt at the end of the year, it hit me
that I'd had a long year," Love said. "I kept
saying that it was not distracting me from
playing, but it was. It was more mental.
I put so much thought into it, and then
there's the media and business stuff the
PGA of America puts on you."
Not that he had any complaints, ex-
cept for the outcome that Sunday at
Medinah when Europe rallied to win.
Love turns 49 in April, a time he should
be winding down his career and perhaps
thinking about the Champions Tour. But
There were a couple of moments late last


season that caused him to think differ-,
ently. He played three rounds with Vi-
jay Singh who turns 50 next month
- in the Frys.com Open. Both felt more
than capable of competing with players
their.sons' ages. Aid then came the Fa-
ther-Son Challenge with his son, Dru, a
freshman at Alabama.
"They had this deal at the Father-Son
where they asked you the'most played
song on your iPod, your dream foursome
and there's one that you had to say how
old you thought you were," he said. "I al-.
ways feel 39. I feel like I'm getting dlder,
but I still have that drive and that enthu-
siasm. Sure, I feel a little bit stiffer and it
takes me a little bit longer to get going.
But I still feel like I have enough power."
Love is in the field at the Sony Open,
which starts Thursday as the first full-
field event of the PGA Tour season. It's
the start of a full year for him ini which he
plans to play up to 25 tournaments, just
like he has for years.
Even with the Ryder Cup hanging over
him, Love still managed to give himself a
pair of chances to win last year, includ-
ing his own tournament, the McGladrey
Classic, where he shared the 54-hole lead
with Jim Furyk and closed with 71 to tie
for fofirth.


Major League Baseball


Baseball to expand



blood testing for HGH


The Associated Press

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz.
Major League Base-
ball will test for human
growth hormone through-
out the regular season
.and increase efforts to
detect abnormal levels of
testosterone.
Players were subject to
blood testing for HGH
during spring training
last year, and Thursday's
agreement between
management and the
players' association
expands that throughout
the season. Those are in
addition to urine tests
for other performance-
enhancing drugs.
Under the changes to
baseball's drug agreement,
the World Anti-Doping
Agency laboratory in
Laval, Quebec, will keep
records of each player,
including his baseline
ratio of testosterone to
epitestosterone, and will
conduct Carbon Isotope
Ratio Mass Spectrometry
(IRMS) tests of any urine
specimens that "vary
materially."
"This is a proud and' a
great day for baseball,"
commissioner Bud Selig
said following two days of
owners' meetings. "We'll
continue to be a leader in
this field and do what we
have to do."
The announcement
came one day after ste-
roid-tainted stars Barry
Bonds, Roger Clemens
and Sammy Sosa failed to
gain election to the Hall of
Fame in their first year of
eligibility.
Commenting on the tim-
ing, Selig noted the drug
program changes had long


been in the works "but it
wasn't too bad, was it?"
SSelig reflected on how far
baseball had come on per-
formance enhancing drug
issues.
"This is remarkable when
you'think of where we were
10, 12, 15 years ago and
where we are today," he
said. "Nobody could have
dreamed it."
Baseball began random
drug testing in 2003, test-
ing with penalties the fol-
lowing year and suspen-
sions for first offenders
in 2005. Initial penalties;
were lengthened from 10
days to 50.games in 2006,
when illegal amphet-
amines were banned. The
number of tests has gradu-
ally increased over the past'
decade.
Selig called the latest'
change a "yet another in-
dication how far this sport


has come."
Rob Manfred, baseball's
executive vice president
for economics and league
affairs, said each player
will be tested at least once.
"Players want a program
that ,is tough, scientifi-
cally accurate, backed by
the latest proven scientific
methods, and fair," union
head Michael Weiner said
in a statement. "I believe
these changes firmly sup-
port the players' desires
while protecting their legal
rights."
Selig praised the cooper-
ation of the players associ-
ation, once a staunch op-
ponent of drug testing, ih
agreeing to the expansion.
"Michael Weiner and the
union deserve credit," Selig
said. "Way back when they
were having a lot of prob-
lems I didn't give them
credit, but they do.".


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The Associated Press
NEW YORK ,- NHL
players will have 36 hours
From Thursday night until


Saturday morning to vote
on the new labor deal that
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The players' association


Short
From Page 1B
ultimately proved' to be the
Lady Raiders' dominance on the
boards, where they held a plus-10
advantage.
"We gave up too many easy put-
backs, which goes back to size," the
coach said, noting his team's lack of
anyone on the roster taller than 6-
foot. "We've got to be scrappier on
the boards. We've got to be more


announced that electronic
voting will begin Thurs-
day and will last until
Saturday.
If a majority of the


physical on the glass. Rebounding
is an effort, especially for us. You
can say we have a size disadvantage
and cry about that all year long, or
you can do something about it. I
thought we stood and watched the
game on the glass."
Chipola also shot the ball very
poorly from the field, converting
just 31 percent overall and 10-of-32
from the three-point line.
"Playing against a zone, some-
times we settle for jumpers too
much and don't get inside enough,"


players choose to
the deal, training
will open Sunday,
48-game regular
will begin Jan. 19.


accept
camps
and a
season


Franklin said of his team. "But we
had some wide open lqoks in the
second half that we just didn't con-
vert. It's one of those things with
this team where we shoot a lot of
threes and if they go in, you're good,
but if they don't, you going to have
to find another way to win and get
some second shots."
The' Lady Indians will try to
bounce back Tuesday night with a
home game against the Pensacola
State Lady Pirates, who are ranked
sixth in the state.


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however, as the rest of the Hor-
nets scored just 12 points on 5-
of-27 shooting and 1-of-16 from
long range.
"We didn't do the best job of-
fensively. Nobody could really
hit a shot other than DJ, who
pretty much carried us," Obert
said. "We just had to rely on D a
little too much last time."
That shouldn't be an issue this
time around, with last year's
leading scorer, Jerodd Blount,
rejoining the team three games
after that first matchup with
Sneads and picking up right
where he left off.
The 6-foot-3 senior guard is av-
eraging 28.4 points per game this
season and has converted 33-
of-86 (38.4 percent) from three-
point range in nine games.
Roulhac is still averaging 18
points per game this season and
has teamed with Blount to give


"Weve said the whole season that we want to be in the top three, and you want to win al your
home games in district. We always talk about defending the home court in district, so that's
something we want to do. I hope we'll have a good crowd here and be cited and ready to play."
Chris Obert,
Cottondale head coach


the Hornets a dynamic 1-2 scor-
ing punch that should prevent
any more virtual solo outings
like the one against Sneads.
"Rodd has helped out a lot,"
Obert said. "Unless something
crazy happens, I don't see DI
having to hit 42 for us this game.
I think everybody has improved
a lot, and of course with Rodd
there, I think it allows us to
spread it around a little more
and have a little bit more of a
team effort this time."
The Pirates have two pretty dy-
namid 6-foot-3 athletes of their
own in sophomore Jeremy Wert
and junior Darius Williams, both
of whom have shown the abil-
ity to step out and hit jumpers
as well as attack and the basket
and finish with their size and


athleticism.
Hayes is still trying to work
himself back into game shape
after missing a month With an
ankle injury, but Obert said he
expects to have a major chal-
lenge trying to defend all three
of Hayes, Wert, and Williams.
"They have three guys who can
really score it. All three of those
guys can get 20 points on any
given night," the coach said. "We
have to focus in on the defensive
end and make them work for
it. Hopefully we can slow them
down."
Cottondale currently tops the
district standings with a 6-2
record, with Sneads tied with
Graceville for second at 5-2.
Getting a win tonight might
go a long way for either team to-


ward getting one of the coveted
top three seeds in the district
tournament to avoid being on
the wrong end of the No. 1 vs.
No. 4 semifinal matchup.
"We've said the whole season
that we want to be in the top
three, and you want to win all
your home games in district,"
Obert said. "We always talk
about defending the home court
in district, so that's something
we want to do. I hope we'll have
a good crowd here and be excit-
ed and ready to play."
While tonight's game will be
the most significant in the stand-
ings for the Hornets,' the most
intense environment could be
Saturday when the defending
state champion and next-door
neighbor Tigers come to town.


Chipley (13-2) is led by the
talented freshman-sophomore
duo of Trent Forrest and Tyrome
Sharpe, with the latter coming
off of a remarkable 51-point ef-
fort in a 106-87 win over Mosley
on Tuesday.
Forrest has led the team in
scoring all year and is considered
by many to be the best fresh-
man in the state, and Obert said
he knows his team will have its
hands full dealing with him and
his backcourt buddy Sharpe.
"Chipley is one of the best
teams in the state and they've
got two really good players that
it's going to be a chore trying to
stop," he said. "But we haven't re-
ally talked about Chipley much.
We'll talk about them after (the,
Sneads.game).
"But that's a big game. Chipley
is 10 miles up the road, so that's
always a big one. I hope the guys
are ready to play. With those
back-to-backs, you never truly
know what to expect."
Both games tip at 7 p.m.


Matchup
From Page 1B
of the half thanks to con-'
secutive buckets by Bow-
ers to make it 32-26 at the
break.
But the Raiders again had
an answer with a 14-4 run
to start the second half,
with threes by Telvin Wilk-
erson and Edwards and a
jumper by Jones making it
46-30 with 14:31 to play.
Floyd came alive midway
through the second half
withback-to-backtriples to
get Chipola back to within
single digits at 58-50 with
nine minutes to play, but
Robinson answered with a
three-pointer of his own,
followed by buckets by
MarvinWilliams and Cook,
and a three-point play by
Jones to make it 68-50'with
5:26 remaining.
The Indians were simply
unable to string together
enough scores and stops to
get close enough to threat-
en the Raiders in the sec-
ond half.
"(Northwest) did a good
job defensively, ,and it
seemed like whenever it
got close, they came back
down and hit some shots,"
Blake said. "I actually
thought we did a good job'
defensively in the first half
holding them to 32 points.
We just could never get
into an offensive flow."
Chipola shot poorly most
of the night, finishing at
just 40 percent for the
game, including going 4-
of-18 from the field, while
also committing 16 turn-
overs, 12 of which came in
the first half.
Blake said that his play-
ers simply didn't show
enough patience and dis-
cipline offensively to break
through the tough North-
west defense.
"When we got down, it
felt like everyone wanted to
win the game with the next
shot instead of just relaxing
and having a good posses-
sion," he said. "We didn't
have the right approach to
be successful in that kind
of game."
Chipola fell to 19-1 on the
season with the loss and
1-1 in Panhandle Confer-
ence play, while Northwest
moved to 16-1 overall and
2-0 in league play.
The Indians won't play
again until Tuesday's home
game against the Pen-
sacola State Pirates, and


Blake said he was happy
to have some extra prac-
tice days afterWednesday's
performance.
"I'm definitely looking


forward to the time so we
can get back in the gym
and get some good com-
petitive practices, refocus,
watch the game together as


a team,.and get back out on
the floor and try to get ready
for Pensacola," he said.
"We've gpt a great group
that loves to compete, loves


to win, and hates to lose, so
they're disappointed right
now. But we know we have
10 (conference) games
left and two-more against


Northwest, so we just have
to realize that we hav& an-
other big game coming up
and that's where our focus
has to be."


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fresh thinking and ideas,
making this a better than
average day to deal with
unusual situations or un-
familiar ideas.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20)
- Be alert to the possibility
of acquiring new income
channels. It may require
some innovative think-
ing as well as some opti-
mism, but you can make it
happen.
CANCER (June 21-July 22)
Improved conditions are
indicated in a valued rela-
tionship that has been ex-
periencing some ups and
downs lately.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) A
project you inaugurate will
have good chances of ac-
ceptance by the powers
that be. However, once in-
troduced, progress could
be slow.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
A more intense bond-
ing could begin to develop
with a currently platonic
friend. Where it leads will
be up to you.
UBRA (Sept 23-Oct 23)
Much to your relief,
you'll be able to walk away
from an arrangement that
has been causing a lot of
frustration lately.
SCORPIO (Oct 24-Nov.
22) Important plans you
formulate will have high
chances of success, provid-
ed you don't wait too long
to implement them.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-
Dec. 21) Make a concert-
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Annie's Mailbox


Dear Anne: My husband and I recently
moved to the city where my husband's
family lives. One of his brothers has been
married for two years. (It's his third wife.)
"Pete" is a likable guy who often arranges
fun activities.
Pete moved into his wife's house when
they married. She had a teenage daugh-
ter, a dog and a cat. Pete got rid of all
three. He is obsessive-compulsive and
doesn't like to clean up after pets and
couldn't tolerate his wife's daughter. The
girl now lives with her father, who isn't a
great parent, so she sometimes sleeps in
the park We don't know what he did with
the animals. Pete also made his wife sign
over her house because she wasn't pay-
ing her portion of the mortgage and bills.
Pete's wife confides in me, and while
she accepts everything he does; she is
miserable. Myhusband and I feel guilty
hanging out with Mr. Good Times when
he is creating so much pain for his wife
and stepdaughter. How do we continue
accepting fun invites when we know he


Bridge


In this deal, South is in four hearts. West leads
the diamond queen. Since this'marks East with
the ace, declarer plays low from the dummy at
this trick and the next, when West continues the
suit. However, East takes the third trick with his
ace, then shifts to the club queen. How should
South continue?
South rebid two spades in case he and his part-
ner had, a better fit there than in hearts. (North
could have held five spades and three hearts. To
respond one spade with that hand would have
been wrong, in particular if South had rebid two
clubs or two diamonds. Then North's preference
to two hearts would have shown only a double-
ton, and South would have misevaluated the fit.)
Having lost three tricks, South needed the
trumps to break 3-2. But he also had a potential
spade loser. If the missing cards were friends,
breaking 3-3, there would not be a problem. But
if they were foe, dividing 4-2, declarer wouldpneed
some luck.
South drew two rounds of trumps using
dummy's queen and his ace. Then he shifted to
spades, cashing his ace, crossing to the king, and
leading back to his queen.
If the suit had been 3-3, declarer would have
drawn the last trump and claimed. Here, though,
he ruffed his fourth spade on the board, led a club
to his ace, removed West's last heart, and claimed.


is such a control freak? I realize I can't
interfere in his marriage, but I don't
want him to think we condone his treat-
ment of his wife and stepdaughter. The
fact that Pete sees nothing wrong with
his actions is disturbing. What can we
do?
-WORRIED SISTER-IN-LAW

Dear Worried: Abusers often come
across as charming guys. But we don't
know what's really going on. The pets
could be fine, the daughter might be OK
if her biological father stepped up, and if
Pete's wife wasn't paying the mortgage,
having the house in his name may have
been justified. However, all of these
things together make Pete's behavior
questionable, if not pathological. If he is
forcing these changes onto his wife and
she feels trapped, please encourage her
to call the Domestic Violence Hotline
(thehotline.org) at 1-800-799-SAFE. And
speak up. Tell Pete you find his behavior
disturbing.


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4271 Lafayette St. Antiques, furniture,
glassware, primitives, tools, etc.
Moving Sale 705 Hwy 71 Jan llth & 12th 8-3


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customer base with all franchise plans.
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PAPER TRANSPORT seeks
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to travel in Surrounding States
for our Dedicated Account.
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0 3 Elec fence post & yet con $35 850-352-4181 LG ATr Phone touch creen $70 850-443-6808


Barb wire 1320 ft. new $25. 850-352-4181.
Bdrm Ste: 5 pc./king/espresso $400.394-8402
Bedroom set. 5 piece $250 850-209-3160
Camcorder, Sony, digital $300. 850-482-7665
Coffee table-2 side table set, Oak $250 671-0070
Computer laptop 14" new in box $400.477-4513
Dining Room Table, $300; 850-569-2194
Dolls Porcelain dressed $10/ea 850-482-7665
Dryer Lg. Front load $400. 850-482-3780.:.
Entertainment Center $65 850-209-3160
Entertainment.ctr: oak; 6'x7' $350. 850-272-1811
Exercise Stepper $30. 850-482-8347.
File cabinets: (2) 4 drawer$35 ea. 334-648-3279
Gold rope chain mens 20" $300. 334-477-4513.
King bed,Sealy Tempurpedic $400 850-209-3160

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Living Room Set, Pine $250 850-209-3160
L/R suite, Couch, Sofa, 3 This $500 850-258-3058
Microwave $40, bik, w/manual, 334-648-3279
Pistol, Glock mod 36.45 $500 firm 850-569-2194
Revolver, small 7 shot .22; $230 850-569-2194
Steel Door: 32x80 LH $75. 850-482-2636
Trailer Hitch off Mustang $29. 850-482-7665
TV, New, w/remote 14" $80 334-671-0070
Washer Lg. front load $400. 850-482-3780.
Window bench w/3 drawers $75 850-209-3160
Window: dbl pane, 29Vx301, $115. 850-482-2636
Windows: (2)29 %x53. white $45ea 850-482-2636
Windows: (2) transom 14x73 $45 ea 482-2636
Yr Books "99-"00 Crocodiles $20. 850-592-2881


FIREWOOD (all split oak)
Delivery available 4 TRUCK LOAD $70. 4w
CALL MARK 334-701-4967 or 334-791-6704

Split Oak Firewood
Delivered in the Wiregrassi
$75 For a Full Sized Pickup load.
$12 for 5 Gallon bucket of kindling wood.
334-393-9923

King size bedroom suite- Made by Hooker. Tri-
ple dresser oversize nite stands. King size ar-
moire. All with marble tops. Excellent condi-
tion. Medium dark wood with scroll work Paid
$6,300, (have receipt) asking $2,200. Call 334-
701-3533 or 334-701-8923.

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

JAZZY 600 POWER CHAIR: Excellent condition.
Used for 30 minutes. Lt beige leather w/shiny
blue base. $1,200 OBO. Can deliver if live near
or in Dothan. 404-797-4172

* 1- NEW 2 DOOR GLASS FLOWER COOLER ON
CASTERS TRUE MODEL# GDM-61FC-
$2,500.00
1- NEW 2 DOOR COMMERICAL GLASS DOOR
COOLER MASTERBILT
MODEL# GR48S --- $L995.
1- NEW 1 DOOR COMMERICAL KITCHEN,
FREEZER ON CASTERS, STAINLESS STEEL
MASTERBILT MODEL# F23-S $1,995.00
PLEASE CALL 678-8894 IF INTERESTED.









s Bahia seed for sale 4-
SExcellent germination with over 40 yrs
experience. Kendall Cooper
Call 334-703-0978, 334-775-3423,
S or 334-775-3749 Ext. 102
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Bahia & Coastal
Daytime 334-585-3039,
W after Spin & weekends 585-5418


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Wrapped Peanut Hay For Sale.
Never been rained on. Call 229-254-0854
t/WANTD-F.M, &; GARDEN


Admin Support II
Must have a HS
diploma or GED with 2 yrs.
exp. in secretarial or
general office work. Must
have good communication
and bookkeeping skills, be able to deal
well with the public, be proficient in the
use of Personal Computer, MSWord,
Access, Publisher & Excel.
Starting salary: $17,236.00/yr.
Closing date January 21, 2013
Submit Jackson County employment
application to: Human Resources Dept,
2864 Madison St, Marianna, FL 32448.
PHONE (850) 482-9633.
Web site www.jacksoncountyfl.net
Drug-Free Workplace/EOE/V.Pref/ADA/AA
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6:00 am. .
Looking for mature business-minded
newspaper carriers with dependable trans-
portation, minimum liability insurance and
a.valid driver's license.
Come by and fill out an application at the
Jackson County Foridin,
4403 Constitution Lane, Marianna, FL



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Chipley, FL a leading healthcare provider
in the panhandle is seeking qualified
candidates for the following position:
Registered Nurses- ER 7p-7a
Experience Preferred.
Applications available online at
www.NFCH.org and/or application to;
Email dblount@nfch.org
(850) 415-8106 or Fax (850) 638-0622
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Orchard Polnte Apartments seeking
,4 RESIDENT MANAGER In Marianna.
Management experience a plus will turn in
resume to office at: Orchard Pointe 4445
Orchard Pointe Dr. Marianna, FI 32448


POLICE CHIEF
EUFAULA, ALABAMA
The City of Eufaula is seeking a strong leader
with law enforcement and managerial experi-
ence to lead a Department and personnel in
support of a city of 14,000+(-) citizens.
The Police Chief, under the direction of the
Mayor, plans and coordinates goals, objec-
tives and programs for the Department. The
Chief plans all law enforcement activities for
the City, develops budget recommendations,
and makes decisions regarding staffing of de-
partmental positions.
Qualificatons: The successful candidate will
have completed specialized courses in law
enforcement/management. Must possess a
minimum of 5,years command level law en-
forcement supervisory experience. Must pos-
sess certification by Alabama Peace Officer
Standards and Training Commission or have
the ability to acquire certification within one
year of employment.
Submit letter of interest and resume to:
Human Resource/Risk Manager
P.O. Box 219
Eufaula, AL 36072
Open until January 24,2013
The City of Eufaula is
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GIBB MARIANNA VILLAGE
Now taking applications for people with
disabilities & who have very low incomes.
1 & 2 bedroom apartments.
Wide doorways, lower counters, roll-in
showers. Accessible for wheelchairs &
other mobility aids HUD subsidized rent.

2933 Milton Ave, Marianna,
FL Call 8504824663





/1 Apartment for Rent.
For info call 850-579-8895
S- E U TLIJIm:URISE.

1 & 2 BR Apartments available in town near
Chipola. Water/garbage/sewer included.
No pets. 850-526-8392 or 850-209-5620



New Apartments for Rent 2882A & 2882B,
Borden St Marianna. 3BR/1BR living rm, CH&A.
$550. Mo. + $250. Deposit. Call 850-482-3201 or
850-526-0147


2/1 Duplex in Altha. $475/Mo.
Located at 15664 N.W. Broad St
Pro Team Realty 850-674- 3002
One bedroom, Marianna area, $490/Mo.
One bedroom, Blue Springs area, $490/Mo.
Includes water, sewer, trash, lawn.
Small pets okay, Call Joanne 850-693-0570


1 & 2BR Houses & Apts ALSO
2 & 3BR Mobile Homes Rent to Own
Lot rent Included. For details
S 850-557-3432 or 850-814-6515 4
2BR/1BA House on Burke St.
Grand Ridge $425. Mo. + $425. Dep.
Call 850-592-5571
2BR/1BA w/office in Grand Ridge, Rent to own,
very nice, $1000 down $650/mo. 850-997-
2464/850-274-9896
S3BR/2BA LAKEFRONT HOME
ON COMPASS LAKE
Available 12 month Lease
$1,000. Mo. + $1,000 Dep.
Call 850-832-2309 or View at
www.LakefrontAndPrivacy.com
Austin Tyler & Associates *
Quality Homes & Apartments
850- 526-3355 4w
"Property Mnagement Is Our ONLY Business"
Huge 7BR 4 BA Home for rent in Marianna,
PERFECT FOR LARGE FAMILIES : 2 kitchens,
2 dining rooms, 3 living rooms, plenty of
storage, barn,huge fenced pool.WIll consider
separating into individual apartments.
Zoned for Residential & Commercial.
S1/4 Mile From Wal-Mart 850-544-0440


2 & 3 bedroom mobile Homes in Cottondale.
$500 and up. H20, garbage, sewer Included.
http://www.charloscountryllvlng.com.
850-209-8847 4
2&3 BR MH's In
Marianna & Sneads (850)209-8595.
2 & 3BR Mobile Homes In Cottondale.
NO PETS CH&A $325- $500/Month
Roomate situation also available.
850-258-1594 Leave Message
2BR 1 BA MH'S In Alford, $370 mo. $370. dep.
850-579-8882/850-209-1664/850-573-1851
3/2 DW In Malone, CH/A, No pets, security
neg., Section 8 ok. 850-594-9991 or 850-557-
7719
3BA 2BA MH in Marianna $500/mo. $500 dep.
w/no pets, Or $750 dep. with small pets
850-573-6307 or 850-482-5449
3BR 2BA MH in Sneads $500/mo. No Pets
850-573-0911/850-593-5251
Mobile Homes for Rent 2/1 Located
between Grand Ridge & Sneads
includes water & garbage. $350/month
4 850-573-0308 4=
Quiet, well maintained Park, Water/sewer/
garbage/lawn included. Available Now
3/2 DW $625 &. 3/2 $475 & 2/1 $425
,I Joyce Riley RE 850-209-7825 4m
Spacious 2BR 2BA Plus Office, Family of 3
$450-$550 Plus deposit. Clean and Quiet,
No smokers, No pets 850-718-8158




For Lease: 6,000 sq. ft. Daycare on 2.58 acres.
Licensed for 93 children. Room for expansion.
Call 850-718-6541.




Very Private
1,600 sq. ft, 2 bedrooms 1 bath with a loft,
and a screened in back porch. House is 60%
complete. Septic system complete, temporary
power pole on 3+ acres. You will love it when
you see it!! $39,000. Call Allison at 850-381-0720


F^^p''- !kvTuB One of a kind home
0 on the Apalachicola River
Sin Wewahitchka, Florida.

greenhouse and boat
house. Beautiful fenced yard on nice high
riverbank. Large lot is also zoned commercial.
Reduced to sell. $129,000. Call 850-819-0401


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Go-Cart, Murray 1-seater,
Off Road, Tecumseh 6.5
HP Motor, Silver & Black,
Good Condition, Roll Bars;
Well maintained, Cover In-
cluded. $750; 334-792-4541
or 334-791-8883.



Bass Tracker 2002: 18Ft, 90HP Mercury, black
and gray, Garmin GPS fish finder, front fish
finder, AM/FM/CD Radio, Excellent Condition


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"Beautification of Your Home"
Carpentry/Painting Installations
Furniture Repair & Refinishing
General Repairs Insured



B&B Professibnal uto Detailing
Now offering mobile wash inside
and outside, oil change & vacuum
Detailing now for the low price of $50.
(850) 573-5509
Just give us i call and we'll conic to you
All services performed on site


For General House or
Office Cleaning
Call Debra
Free Estimates References Available
850-526-2336


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37' 1999 Tiffin Alegro
Diesel Pusher. Only 64,000
miles w/Cummings diesel
engine and Freightliner
chassis, highly polished
hardwood floors in living
area kitchen & bath. Lots of storage inside &
out, no smokers. $45,999.
334-296-2989 ask for Brian.

Low Miles,
Clean/Generator, $4599.
7 Call 334-714-2700.


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Jeep 1980 CJ5 Frame-off, re-
storation, Chevrolet V8MSD
Ignition and distributor,
Edelbrock Air Cleaner, Carbu-
retor, Intake Manifold,
Hedman Hedders Spray on
bed liner, Bestop vinyl seats,
Bestop Full Soft Top with soft doors included,
Interior is in excellent shape, Like New. Classic
Jeep. Excellent Shape. Stored Inside. As is.
$8,250 cash FIRM, 205-913-8502

SuiBuick 2002 Rendezvous ;
$1195 down with 0%
Interest. Daylight Auto
Financing 850-215-1769
9AM-9PM
Chevrolet 2000 Malibu White, 4-door, 140k -
Miles, asking $2400 334-692-3719
Chevrolet 2008 Impala ;
$895 down with 0%
Interest. Daylight Auto
Financing 850-215-1769
9AM-9PM
Ik Chevrolet HHR 2009 LS,
silver 62K miles, $9500.
334-798-5669.

Toyota 2011 Camry SE (Sport Edition), 4dr.,
auto, power pkg., White, show room condition,
75k mikes, ext warranty, odm 9,000. $19,500.
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3/3 Fully Furnished On The
Gulf with a
2-car garage. Now Booking
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Dodge 2010 Challenger,
Special Christmas Gift for
that Graduate or Senior!
Like New, Black, V6, 5-
S! ;'. ";' speed automatic, 25mpg,
39K miles, Warranty, Way
Below Retail! $17,4001 850-209-4936


$0 Down/lst Payment, Tax, Tag & Title
Repos, Slow Credit, Past Bankruptcy OK!
Push, Pull or Drag, Will Trade Anything!
BRING IN YOUR W2 OR LAST PAY STUB!!!!!

Ford 1993 Thunderbird Super Coupe 3.8L Su-
percharged V6, Exterior Red, Interior Black
leather. 114k miles, Very clean, no rust power
everything. Plenty of modifications. 13.8 1/4
mile time. Asking $3,000. Please call for pic-
tures, 330-461-1958
Honda 2008 Fit, 40 MPG, under warranty, Must
Sell! $200 down, $249 per month. Call Ron Ellis
714-0028.
Kia 2006 Rio, 83k miles,
35 MPG, $4999. Call 334-
714-2700.


Nissan 2012 Versa, low miles, like newly $200
down, $269 per month. Call Steve 334-791-8243.
Pontlac 2000 Grand Prix;
$695 down with 0%
Interest. Daylight Auto
Financing 850-215-1769
9AM-9PM

VW 2011 Jetta, Must Sell! $200 down, $269 per
month. Call Steve 334-791-8243.


2003 Harley Davldson Ultra Classic, blue,
comes with extras $6,999. Great condition
850-573-1695 or 850-263-1678
HARLEY DAVIDSON 2012 UL-
TRA GLIDE LIMITED, 1500
MILES, CHROME WHEELS,
ABS BRAKES, CD,CB,AM/FM
RADIO,HEATED HAND GRIPS,
a PYTHON PIPES, CRUISE CON-
TROL, RIDERS BACK REST,
PLUS MORE EXTRAS, NO TIME TO ENJOY, CALL
334-268-3900, ASKING $21,500
Honda 2004 VTX 1300 cc 22K mi. new tires,
service, 2 helmets, leather bags, adult owned
334- 803-3397 $3950. NICE'!!!


Dodge 2001 Durango ; $695
Down with 0% Interest.
Daylight Auto Financing
850-215-1769
9AM-9PM

Lexus 2003 LX470-One owner, garage kept,
light beige, 120K miles, Reduce for quick Sale






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aFord 2002 Explorer.
Recently painted. Tinted
windows. CD player. New
tires. Needs motor and
transmission work.
Title in hand. $1,000. 334-701-0107 after 5PM.


Jeep 2003 Liberty; $1095
down with 0% Interest.
Daylight Auto Financing
850-215-1769
9AM-9PM


Suzukl 2004 XL7, Super Sharpl-Must sell, $200
down. $179 oer month. Call Ron Ellis 714-0028.


Volvo 2003 XC90, T6 Pack-
age, 3rd Row Seating,
$5999. Call 334-714-2700.
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S Chevrolet 2001 Silverado ;
$1495 down with 0%
Interest. Daylight Auto
Financing 850-215-1769
9AM-9PM
Dodge 2004 Ram ; 4-Door
Crew Cab; $1895 down
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INVITATION TO BID JACKSON COUNTY
NOTICE is hereby given to all interested per-
sons or firms that sealed bids will be accepted
at the Jackson County Purchasing Department
located at the Jackson County Administration
building, 2864 Madison Street, Marianna, Fl.
32448 until 2:00PM C.T. on'1/24/2013 for the
follpwlng item or items:
BID NUMBERi: 1213-15
BID NAME: Request bid: for the yearly'supply
of various sizes of grader blades
DESCRIPTION: The Jackson county board of
Commissioners Is seeking vendors to respond
to the request for the yearly supply of various
sizes of grader blades.
BID OPENING:
Bids will be opened and recorded by the Pur-
chasing Department OF THE JACKSON COUNTY
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS located
at 2864 MADISON STREET, Marianna, Florida
32448 at 10:00AM 1/25/2013
Specifications and General Conditions may be
obtained from the Purchasing Department be-
tween the hours of 8:00 A.M. C.T. and 4:00 P.M.
C.T. Monday through Friday. Information or In-
quiries may be made by contacting Stanley
Hascher, Purchasing Agent, at 2864 Madison
Street, Marianna, Florida or voice phone 850-
718-0005, or Fax 850-482-9682. www.jacksonco
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marked:
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FIRM, NAME AND NUMBER OF THE BID, ALONG
WITH THE DATE AND TIME OF OPENING.
List of bidders and awards (If any) shall be an-
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Board of County Commissioners. Bid award
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INVITATION TO BID JACKSON COUNTY
NOTICE is hereby given to all interested per-
sons or firms that sealed bids will be accepted
at the Jackson County Purchasing Department
located at the Jackson County Administration
building, 2864 Madison Street, Marianna, Fl.
32448 until 2:00 PM C.T. on 1/24/2013 for the
following item or items:
BID NUMBER: 1213-16
BID NAME: Request for Bid for the yearly sup-
ply of various sizes of culvert pipes
DESCRIPTION: The Jackson County Board of
Commissioners is seeking qualified vendors to
respond to this Request for Bid for the yearly
supply of various sizes of culvert pipes
BID OPENING: 1/25/2013 10:00AM C.T.
Bids will be opened and recorded by the Pur-
chasing Department of the BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS located at 2864 MADISON
STREET, Marianna, Florida 32448 at 2:00 PM
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obtained from the Purchasing Department be-
tween the hours of 8:00 A.M. C.T. and 4:00 P.M.
C.T. Monday through Friday. Information or In-
quiries may be made by contacting Stanley
Hascher, Purchasing Agent, at 2864 Madison
Street, Marianna, Florida or voice phone 850-
718-0005, or Fax 850-482-9682. Or on our Web
site www.jacksoncountyfl.us click on purchas-
Ing then current bids.
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marked:
SEALED BID and identified by the NAME OF THE
FIRM, NAME AND NUMBER.OF THE BID, ALONG
WITH THE DATE ANDTIME OF OPENING.
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.
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opportunity in the award of contracts and,
therefore, complies with all laws prohibiting
discrimination on the basis of race, color, reli-
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Jaguars fire Mularkey after team's worst season


The Associated Press

JACKSONVILLE The more
lacksonville laguals owner Shad
Khan watched his team play, the
more he realized one thing:
"We needed a rebuild from the
ground up," Khan said.
So the jaguars fired coach Mike
Mularkey on Thursday after just
,one season, the worst in. fran-
chise history. The move came
10 days after Khan fired general
manager Gene Smith.
Khan also introduced new GM
David Caldwell on Thursday,
and by parting ways with Mular-
key, gave him a clean slate head-.
ing into 2013. *
"I bring a track record of suc-
cess,". Caldwell said. "Ive never
endured a sustainable losing
team."
But maybe the biggest nugget
came when Caldwell said New
York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow
is not in the team's plans.
"I cant imagine a scenario
where he will be a Jacksonville
Jaguar." Caldwell said.
Mularkey, who went 2-14 this
season, became the eighth head
coach fired since the end of
the regular season.'He looked
like he would be one and done
when owner Shad Khan parted
ways with general manager
Gene Smith last week and gave
Mularkey's assistants permis-
sion to seek other jobs. Even
though Khan ultimately hired
Mularkey, Smith directed the
coaching search last January
that started and ended with the
former Atlanta Falcons offensive
coordinator.
"Mike Mularkey is leaving our
organization with my utmost
respect," Khan said. "Mike gave
the Jaguars everything he had on


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE
This Nov. 18, 2012, photo shows Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Mike Mularkey watching action against the
Houston Texans during the second quarter of a game in Houston. The Jaguars have fired Mularkey after one
season, the worst In franchise history.


and off the field, and his efforts
as our head coach will always be
appreciated."
Mularkey's brief tenure*- he
didn't even last a year was
filled with mistakes. His biggest
one may have been his loyalty to
Smith, who assembled a roster
that lacked talent on both sides
of the ball.
Mularkey probably stuck with
Smith's franchise quarterback,
Blaine Gabbert, longer than he
should have. And the coach's
insistence that the team was
closer than outsiders thought
and his strong stance that he
had the roster to turn things
around became comical as the
losses mounted. The jaguars lost


eight games by at least 16 points,
a staggering number of lopsided
losses in a parity-filled league.
Mularkey would have been
better served had he said pub-
licly what he voiced privately:
The Jaguars didn't have enough
playmakers or a starting-caliber
,quarterback.
Instead, he never conceded
that Jacksonville was a rebuild-
ing project that needed time.
Mularkey signed a three-year
contract on Jan. 11, 2012, getting
a second chance to be a head
coach six years after resigning
with the Buffalo Bills.
His return was shaky from the
start.
His best player, running back


Maurice Jones-Drew, skipped
offseason workouts as well as
training camp and .the pre-,
season in a contract dispute.
His first draft pick, receiver Jus-
tin Blackmon, was arrested and
charged with aggravated DUI in
June. And his team was riddled
with injuries, including key ones
to linebacker Daryl Smith and
Jones-Drew.
Even things he had control
over went awry.
He had to backtrack after say-
ing Chad Henne would compete
with Gabbert for the starting job
in March. He created a stir by
threatening to fine players up
to $10,000 for discussing inju-
ries. He initially played rookie


receiver Kevin Elliott over Cecil
Shorts III early on. And he really
irked some players with tough,
padded practices late in a lost
season.
Throw in the way he handled
injuries to receiver Laurent
Robinson (four concussions
before going on IR) and Jones-
Drew (admittedly should have
had foot surgery sooner), and
there were reasons to doubt
whether Mularkey was cut out
to be a head coach. Dating back
to his final season in Buffalo,
Mularkey has lost 20 of his last
23 games.
Nonetheless, if Khan really
wanted to fire Mularkey, he
would have done after the sea-
son finale along with Smith.
So this was Caldwell's call.
Caldwell and Mularkey spent
four years together in Atlanta,
getting to know each other well
enough that Caldwell didn't
need a sit down with Mularkey
after he got the GM job Tuesday.
Caldwell ,an'd Khan have a
news conference scheduled for
Thursday afternoon.
Potential replacements for
..ljarkey include former Chi-
cago Bears coach Lovie Smith,
Indianapolis Colts offensive co-
ordinator Bruce Arians, St. Louis
Rams offensive coordinator.
Brian Schottenheimer and San
Francisco 49ers offensive coor-
dinator Greg Roman.
Schottenheimer was up for the
Jacksonville job last season, and
Roman has been linked to the
Jaguars since Caldwell became
the leading candidate to replace
Smith.
Roman and Caldwell were
teammates and roommates in
the 1990's while attending John
Carroll University.


Jaguars no longer want hometown hero Tim Tebow


The Associated Press

JACKSONVILLE Tim
Tebow won't be playing for
his hometown team.
The Jacksonville Jaguars
made it clear Thursday
that they have no plans to
pursue the popular and
polarizing New York lets
backup quarterback.
The lets are likely to re-
lease the 2007 Heisman
Trophy winner and lack-
sonville native during the
offseason, and many be-
lieved Tebow would land
with the jaguars.
But new general man-
ager David Caldwell nixed
that idea at his introduc-
tory news conference.
"I can't imagine a sce-
nario in which he'll be a
Jacksonville Jaguar even
if he's released," Caldwell
said.
And Caldwell won't get
any pushback from his
new owner.
Shad Khan, who made a
run at Tebow last year, said
it was Caldwell's call.
"It's not my decision,"
Khan said. "I want to do
whatever to help this team
win, Who the players are
is really the general man-
ager's and coaches' it's
a football-side operation
decision. It's really not my
decision."
What has changed for
Khan in the 10 months
sirce he wanted Tebow?
"I'm telling them to take
a look at Tebow and they're
saying, 'We're going to go
in a different direction,'"
Khan said. ''That's the
difference."
Tebow starred at nearby
Florida, helping the
team win two national
championship, and


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hew York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow (15) stands on the
sidelines during the second half of a game on Sunday in
Orchard Park, N.Y.


created buzz that he
would be a huge hit with
the jaguars. He would sell
tickets and merchandise,
many said, and bring the
small-market franchise
national recognition and
Super Bowl rings.


Despite all the hype, the
jaguars passed on drafting


Tebow in 2010 because for-
mer general manager Gene
Smith didn't view him as a
franchise quarterback.
But after Khan took over
last year and the Denver
Broncos started quietly
shopping Tebow, Khan
told Smith to look into ac-
quiring the left-hander.
The Jaguars increased
their offer several times.
By the end of negotiations,
Jacksonville had offered
a fourth-round pick and
agreed to pay $3 million of
the $5 million in advance
salary the Broncos had
already paid Tebow. The
money the Jaguars offered
was better than the little
more than $2.5 million the
Jets agreed to pay, and the
draft pick was nine spots
higher than New York's
fourth-round selection.
But it never really got
down to the details.
The Broncos told the
Jaguars they were allow-
ing Tebow to choose be-
tween the teams, and the
Jaguars believe Tebow
picked the Jets because he
felt he would have a better
chance to compete for the
quarterback job with Mark
Sanchez than Blaine Gab-
bert and Chad Henne.
Still, the lets failed to
find a way to effectively
use Tebow this season.
Apparently, the Jaguars


don't want to try now,
either.
"We plan to address the
quarterback situation,
obviously," Caldwell said.
"Blaine is the second-
youngest quarterback in
the NFL. but we're going
to have open competition.
Whether it's through draft
or through free agency,
we'll bring in some more
people to compete at the


quarterback position.
We're going to let the best
player win that position."



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