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Title: Jackson County Floridan
Alternate title: Sunday Floridan
Portion of title: Floridan
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Creator: Jackson County Floridan
Publisher: Chipola Pub. Co.
Place of Publication: Marianna Fla
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Marianna (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jackson County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Jackson -- Marianna
Coordinates: 30.776389 x -85.238056 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 8, no. 13 (Sept. 7, 1934)-
General Note: "Independent."
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Preceded by: Times-courier (Marianna, Fla. : 1947)
Preceded by: Marianna Floridan

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JACKSON COUNTY CHAMBER BANQUET


PHOTOS BY MARK SKINNER/FLORIDAN
A shocked Dorothy Peters received the Jackson County Shareta Wright-Green was presented with the Excellence in Local author Dale Cox received the Citizen of the Year Award
Chamber Volunteer of the Year Award from incoming Chamber Leadership Award at the banquet. She was picked for the honor at the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce Banquet Friday
Chairman John Alter. by the Leadership Jackson County Class of 2012. night.


Volunteer, Leadership, Citizen awards bestowed


BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
dbuckhalter@jcfl6ridan.com
Several local citizens were
singled out for special recogni-
tion at the 85th annual Jackson
County Chamber of Commerce
banquet Friday night.
Founder of theWright Founda-


tion, an organization that helps County Class of 2012, Green said Foundation staff, and the nu- herself and put it back on Rep.
the less fortunate individuals she felt very honored but was merous community members Marti Coley, the woman who
and families of Jackson County, also quick to say that neither she who support Foundation efforts had been paid special tribute by
Shareta Wright-Green received nor the foundation could suc- to help the community's most the night's keynote speaker. She
the Excellence in Leadership ceed alone. "It's not without the needy, she said, are also respon- came to learn something about
Award. Unanimously selected sacrifices of many, many people sible for the work being done. Coley's priorities, she said, one
for the honor by her peers in the around me," she said in accept- Wright-Green then artfully
Chamber's Leadership Jackson ing the award. Her husband, turned attention away from See AWARDS, Page 9A


. Local, state Chambers honor

Kimbrough accomplishments


BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
dbuckhalter@jcfloridan.com
Art Kimbrough presided over his 10th
and final Jackson County Chamber of
Commerce banquet Friday night. Cham-
ber President and CEO for the past de-
cade, Kimbrough announced earlier this
year that he will be retiring in April.
His last hurrah was a big one; for this
year's banquet, he managed to assemble
MARK SKINNER/FLORIDAN perhaps the largest gathering ever of state
A large number of Florida state legislators gathered in Marianna onFriday night to iay tribute legislators in Jackson County. More than
to Representative Marti Coley. From left are chamber President Art Kimbrough, Senator Greg a half-dozen lawmakers, both from the
Evers, Senator Don Gaetz, Representative Matt Gaetz, Representative Marti Coley, former House and Senate, attended.
Representative Alan Bense, Representative Jimmy Patronis, Representative Douglas Broxton, His career-long energetic "hustle" on
incoming Chamber Chairman John Alter, outgoing Chamber Chairman Mickey Gilmore and behalf of the Chamber was recognized in
Representative Dennis Baxley. two ways.
IC Otriute n the House; Bense said their family-like State Chamber of Commerce President
C bond was strong even before she took of- MarkWilson presented Kimbrough with a
fice. Herhusband, thelate David Coley, had "Champion of Business" Award.
i served as legislative aide to Bense before And the local Chamber has re-named
Coley, himself, successfully ran for office. its annual leadership award in his hon-
When he died shortly after that victory, his or. It will be known going forward as the
wife was appointed to take his place and "Arthur L. Kimbrough Excellence in Lead-
festivit s later won a second term in her own right. ership Award."
festivities Recently appointed Speaker Pro Tempore, The announcement was made after in-
Coley earned that distinction in a steady coming Chamber Chairman John Alter
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER rise to power by way of tireless advocacy called the Chamber's new Chairman's
dbuckhalter@jcfloridan.com and unwatIering integrity, Bense said. Round Table to the podium. The news
Several seated House and Senate mem- brought tears to Kimbrough's eyes as
Marti Coley's family has grown larger bers also Opoke during the tribute Bense he stood surrounded by members of
over the 7.5: years she's served as this organizedfor Coley, making similar com- the Round Table, made up of former
region's advocate in the Florida House of ments. R1p. Jimmy Petronis called her the chairman with whom Kimbrough has
Representatives. That became clear as her "conscious" of the class. Rep. Doug Brox- worked over the years.
life stood in the spotlight at Friday night's ton saidlshe was his mentor in learning Kimbrough said he felt privileged to
Jackson County Chamber of Commerce the ropes of legislative service, ard' sym- have served with them all.
banquet. bdlicalW became his sister in the process. Much has been accomplished in his ten-
Banquet keynote speaker Allan G. Bense Rep. Dpnnis Baxley called her the "naa" '
made his speech all about Coley, calling of the/ House and a "tremendous friend IAK 1- 1*+]- +- 14,1--- AJCKSON COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMR


her his little sister. Former legislator who.
shepherded Coley through her first years


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One of the honors received by retiring
Jackson County Chamber of Commerce
President Art Kimbrough was the Champion
of Business award; it was presented by
Florida Chamber President Mark Wilson.
ure. Chamber First Friday events are larg-
er than ever, the Chamber has established
Ambassadors program, re-established its
dormant Leadership Class program, be-
come the host of, and revitalized, what
had become a dwindling Farm City, and
achieved several other goals.
Kimbrough's awards came near the end
of the banquet, a time that also included
the traditional "passing of the gavel" ex-
change between out-going Chairman
Mickey Gilmore and incoming Chairman
See KIMBROUGH, Page 9A


TEUQNABE CREM


OLEY, Page 9A ) More stories and photos from the evening.9A


Reward offered in Grand Ridge burglary, vandalism


From staff reports


An area timber company is of-
fering a reward for information
after a recent incident.
On Wednesday, Feb. 6, Jackson
County Sheriff's Office deputies


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responded to Neal Land and
Timber Company's Pole Mill Di-
vision, located at 6310 Old Span-
ish Trail in Grand Ridge, in refer-
ence to a burglary and criminal
mischief that had occurred on
the property.


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JCSO reports that when work
crews arrived that day, they dis-
covered one of the facility's stor-
age sheds and its scale house
had been broken into. Work-
ers also found that a fire extin-
guisher had been discharged
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throughout the mill. It was also
reported that a rock had been
thrown through one tractor's
window, breaking it.
As of press time, JCSO had no
suspects.
The business is offering a


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$1,000 reward for information
that leads to an arrest.
Anyone with information
about the incident is asked to
contact the sheriff's office at
482-9648 Or Crime Stoppers at
526-5000.


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HOW TO GET YOUR
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events via email, fax, mail, or hand delivery.
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right to edit all submissions.

GETTING IT RIGHT
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is to correct mistakes promptly. To
report an error, please call 526-3614
Monday-Friday.


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Community Calendar


TODAY
n Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion
- 6:30 p.m. at 4349W. Lafayette St. in Marianna
(in one-story building behind 4351W. Lafayette St.).
Attendance'limited to persons with a desire to stop
drinking.
n Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting 8 p.m. in the
board room of Campbellton-Graceville Hospital, 5429
College Drive, Graceville.

MONDAY, FEB. 11
n Watermelon-Cucurbit Meeting-8:30 a.m. at
the Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center.
This class is for growers of any size. Topics include up-
dates on new and existing varieties, disease and pest
control, fertilization, good agricultural practices. Con-
tinuing education units will be available for restricted
use pesticide applicators having current licenses. A
sponsored lunch will be provided. Call 482-9620.
) The Artist Guild of Northwest Florida Debrief-
ing Session on the 2012 Sunday Afternoon
With the Arts -9 a.m. at the Lutheran Church in
Marianna. Bring your own lunch. Call 569-2011.
D Chipola Regional Workforce Development
Consortium Meeting Conference Call -9 a.m.
Individuals wishing to participate who are hearing or
speech impaired call 718-0456, ext. 101 through the
Florida Relay System by dialing 7-1-1. Call 800-382-
5164.
) JTrans Meeting -10 a.m. at the JTrans Office
in Marianna. In addition to its regular business, the
agenda will include approval of rates and grant ap-
plications. Call 674-4571.
) Marianna Lions Club Meeting Noon at Jim's
Buffet & Grill. Call 482-2005.
) Jackson Hospital Board of Trustees Monthly
Finance Committee and Board Meetings -5 p.m.
in the Community Room of the Hudnall Building. Call
718-2629.
D Employability Workshop, Using Social Media
in Your Job Search -2:30 p.m. at Marianna One
Stop Career Center. Call 718-0326.
) Genealogy Series II Class -2:30-4:30 p.m. at
the Jackson County Public Library, Marianna Branch.
Class is free: Discover proper research techniques,
learn tips and tricks to help in your research journey
and begin discovering your family roots. Students
must know computer basics, how to use the Internet
and have an interest in family history. Students will
need to bring a flash drive. Call 482-9631.
n Jackson County Quilter's Guild Meeting
- 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Ascension Lutheran Church, 3975
U.S. 90 West, Marianna. Business meetings are fourth
Monday; other Mondays are for projects, lessons,
help. All quilters welcome. Call 209-7638.
) City of Cottondale Regular Commission Meet-
ing 6 p.m. at Cottondale City Hall in the Commis-
sion Room. Call 352-4361..
) Chipola Beekeepers Meeting 6-8 p:m. at the
Jackson County Extension Office in Marianna.'Bring a
dish for the potluck supper. Call 573-7063.
) Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9
p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist Church,
2901 Caledonia St., Marianna.


TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12
Black History Month Program 9:30 a.m. at
Grand Ridge School in the new gym. Guest speaker
will be Travis Ephriam, city commissioner of Marianna.
Special spotlights by students of Grand Ridge School.
Call 482-9835, ext. 326.
n Republican Club of West Florida Meeting
- Noon at Jim's Buffet & Grill in Marianna. Call 352-
4984. i,
) Optimist Club of Jackson County Board Meet-
ing Noon at Chipola Community Bank.
) 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 Cdunty Senior
Citizens, 2931 Optimist Drive in Marianna. Call 482-
5028.
) Employability Workshop, Completing Applica-
tions 2:30 p.m. at Marianna One Stop Career
Center. Call 718-0326.
Tobacco Free Partnership of Jackson County
Quarterly Meeting 4 p.m. at the Health Sciences
Building at Chipola College in Room411. Tobacco-
related health issues will be discussed. Following the
quarterly meeting the policy subcommittees are hav-
ing a meeting to discuss specific initiatives to increase
awareness and change behaviors in Jackson County.
Call 526-2412, ext. 188.
) Autism Support Group Meeting 6 p.m. in the
First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, Marianna
(Clinton Street entrance). Family members, caregiv-
ers and service providers welcome. Call 526-2430.
) Public Workshop for Land Development
Regulations 6-8 p.m. in the Jackson County
Annex Building conference room, 4487 Lafayette St.,
Marianna. Conducted by Jackson County Community
ve,~kiprernt Interested parties are encouraged
-o appier and provide any comments regarding
the draft LDRs (available at www.jacksoncountyfl.
net/community-development. Call 482-9637
) American Legion Smith-Kelly Post 100
Monthly Meeting 6 p.m. A covered dish dinner
will be served. Call 482-5286.
) Chipola College Community Chorus 6-7:30
p.m. in the Center for the Arts at Chipola College.
Singers, aged high school and above are welcome
and will perform at the April 16 Chipola Ensem-
ble Concert. Call 718-2376 or heidebrechtd@chipola.
eau.,
) Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9
p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist Church,
2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 13
n AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Volunteers Free
Tax Return Preparation -9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Jackson
County Agriculture Center. Call 482-9620 during
business hours of 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. for an appoint-
ment.
Chipola Retirees Breakfast and Fellowship-
9:30 a.m. at the Gazebo Coffee Shoppe & Deli. All
retirees, spouses and friends are invited to attend.
n Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting Noon


to 1 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.
n Basic Computer Class Part 2 -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.

THURSDAY, FEB. 14
n Job Club Noon to3 p.m. at the Goodwill Career
Training Center, 4742 Highway 90, Marianna. Learn
job seeking/retention skills; get job search assistance.
Call 526-0139.
n Marianna Kiwanis Club Meeting Noon at
Jim's Buffet & Grill, 4329 Lafayette St., Marianna. Call
482-2290.
n Employability Workshop, Mock Interviewing
2:30 p.m. at Marianna One Stop Career Center. Call
718-0326.
) AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Volunteers Free
Tax Return Preparation 4-7 p.m. at the Jackson
SCounty Agriculture Center. Call 482-9620 during
business hours of 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. for an
appointment.
) Quit Smoking Now Class/Support Group-
5:30 p.m.at Jackson Hospital in the Cafeteria Board
Room. Free to attend. Curriculum developed by ex-
smokers for those who want to become ex-smokers
themselves. Call 718-2545.
Grand Ridge Town Council Regular Meeting
- 6 p.m. at the Grand Ridge Town Hall. Call 592-4621.
n Alcoholics Ahonymous Closed discussion, 8-9
p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2901 Caledonia
St., Marianna, in the AA room. Attendance limited to
persons with a desire to stop drinking; papers will not
be signed.

FRIDAY, FEB: 15
n Small business seminar"Business Plans"
9130 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Chipola College in Room
M-108 of the Business and Technology building. The
seminar will help participants discover which business
type is best suited for their personality, and how to
create a working business model to obtain financing
and create a successful business. Call 718-2441 or
email seversone@chipola.edu.
) Knitters Nook 10 a.m. at theJackson County
Public Library, Marianna Branch. New and experi-
enced knitters are welcomed. Call 482-9631.
) Money Sense, Financial Literacy -Noon to 4
p.m. at Goodwill Career Training Center, 4742 U.S. 90,
Marianna. Money Sense is a class that covers differ-
ert topics in money management to empower people
to take charge of their finances and create their own
wealth. Call 526-0139.
) Chipola Area Board of Realtors Awards Ban-
quet 5:30 p.m. at St. Luke's Church in Marianna.
Cocktail Hour is 5:30-6:30 p.m. followed by supper at
7 p.m. Download the awards packet from www.Chipo-
laAreaBoardofRealtors.com, or call 526-4030.
n Celebrate Recovery 7 p.m. at Evangel Worship
Center, 2645 Pebble Hill Road in Marianna. Adult, teen
meetings to "overcome hurts, habits and hang-ups."
Dinner: 6 p.m. Child care available. Call 209-7856,
573-1131.


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 editorial@jcfloridan.com, fax 850-482-4478 or bring items to 4403 Constitution Lane in Marianna.
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Police Roundup


SMARIANNA
POLICE DEPARTMENT
The Marianna Police Depart-
ment listed the following inci-
dents for Feb. 7, the latest avail-
able report: Three reports of a
drunk pedestrian, one accident
(no injury), one abandoned ve-
hicle, one suspicious incident,
two suspicious persons, one in-
formation call, one call involv-
ing mental illness, two verbal
disturbances, one drug offense,
one burglary alarm, five traf-
fic stops, three calls to assist
another agency, one report of
property damage, two public
service calls and one report of
an open door/window.

JACKSON COUNTY
SHERIFF'S OFFICE


The Jackson County Sheriff's
Office and county fire/res-
cue reported
,1. -. -'- the following
".- ':..-,- incidents for
. Feb. 7, the latest
CRIM E available report:
*One accident
(no injury),
five abandoned vehicles, two
suspicious vehicles, two suspi-
cious incidents, two suspicious
persons, two information
calls, one arrest, two physi-
cal disturbances, one verbal
disturbance, one report of a
prowler, one vehicle fire, one
drug offense, 12
medical calls, two traffic crash-
es, one fire alarm, five traffic
stops, two larceny calls, one
serving papers/ex parte, four
trespass calls, three assaults,


one noise disturbance, one
cow-related animal complaint,
one sex offense, one fraud,
one call to assist a motorist/
pedestrian, one call to assist
another agency, one report of
child abuse, eight public ser-
vice calls, one welfare check,
five transports, one report of
threat/harassment and two
calls for VIN verification.

JACKSON COUNTY
CORRECTIONAL FACILITY
The following persons were
booked into the county jail dur-
ing the latest reporting periods:
) Taylor Blake, 21, 308 Florida
Ave., Lynn Haven; violation of
county probation.
) Markey Jones, 30, 4366 Pearl
St., Marianna; fugitive from


justice (Ala.).
) Joseph Fuller, 21, 770 NE
38th St., Oakland Park; viola-
tion of state probation.
) Chris Stasko, 21, 714 E.
Nebraska Ave., Bonifay; failure
to appear, hold for Holmes
County.
) Larry Finch, 48, 1057 Sixth
Ave., Graceville; non-payment
of child support.
) Justin Roberts, 18, 2568
New Salem Road, Marianna;
battery domestic violence.
))Earl Barnes, 32, 1274 Stucky
Road, Alford; aggravated
battery.

Jail Population: 200
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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There's no place I'
would rather live
than in the greatest
country of the world; the
United States of America.
When I think about the
blood, sweat and tears
that many of my African-
American ancestors shed
to help built this country
and make it what it is
today, it makes me very
proud.
I appreciate the many
African-American leaders
that have been at the
forefront of some of the
most violent encounters
in our history as they
fought for equal rights.
Martin Luther King Jr.
is the most recognized
name ofAfrican-Ameri-
can leaders of the past,
but there have been
many other leaders and
'those committed to jus-
tice who sacrificed their
lives so that we African-
Americans and other
minorities of today can
live better lives.
I'm thankful to the
people of all nationalities
who have helped to make
life in America better for
African-Americans today.
Even though there have
been major changes in
equality, discrimination
still raises its ugly head
much too often. Discrim-
ination is disguised in
sinister ways now days;
but can only be hidden if
it's ignored.
I appreciate our past,
but it's important that we
as a country focus on the
present and future, while
we try to bring more
fairness, equality and
unity to this country. We
must remember that the
world is watching how
we treat one another. We
as African-Americans
can begin finding more
unity amongst ourselves,
be proudof our heritage,


On the menu
Feb.11-15
Breakfast and lunch
menus for Jackson
County schools.

Monday
a Breakfast: Cinnamon
roll, ultimate breakfast
round, banana muffin
load. Choose up to 2:
Chilled mixed fruit, fresh
assorted fruit.
) Lunch: Potato bowl
and breadstick, ham-
burger on bun, assorted
salads. Choose up to
4 sides: Broccoli and
cheese, fresh carrot
sticks, fresh assorted
fruit, applesauce.


Tuesday
Breakfast: Chicken
biscuit, egg frittata and
toast, assorted cereal and
cinnamon toast. Choose
up to 2: Assorted 100%
juice, chilled pears.
) Lunch: Tangerine
chicken over rice, ham
and cheese on bun, as-
sorted salads. Choose up
to 4 sides: Steamed peas
and carrots, celery sticks,
fresh assorted fruit.


Wednesday
n Breakfast: French
toast sticks, oatmeal and
toast, assorted cereal and


develop positive pro-
grams and activities for


Thomas
Vincent
Murphy


our youth
and find
new leaders
with posi-
tive back-
grounds
and the
integrity
it takes to
lead with
honesty.


It's time for all nation-
alities in our country to
realize that we're all in
this thing together; and
that hate and discrimi-
nation only hurts us all
in one way or-another.
People of all nationalities
are having a tough time;
whether it's financially,
controlling our youth,
finding work, drug
addiction within our
families or feelings of
low self esteem. Please
remember that in God's
eyes we are all the same.
The learning process
after a child is born is de-
termined by his parents
or guardians. Many par-
ents have instilled nega-
tive traditions filled with
hate in their children and
it carries into their adult-
hood. There are those
who don't like another
human being for no
other reason than what
they were taught. I can't
understand how so many
who call themselves
Christians hate others,
yet expect to make it into
Heaven.
Don't fool yourselves.
It's time for many people
to discover the fact that
we all have red blood in
our veins and that life's
too short for wasting
time disliking others be-
cause they look different
than you on the outside,
or because of negative
family traditions. Think
for yourself.


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sides: Mixed vegetables,
steamed broccoli, fresh,
assorted fruit, chilled
peaches.


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juice.
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pizza, hotdog on a
-bun, ham and cheese
sandwich. Choose up to
4 sides: Baked beans,
baked potato wedges,
fresh assorted fruit, pine-
apple tidbits.


Do you have 'Cute Kids'?
Email your 'Cute Kids*' photos to edito-
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520. Marianna, FL 32447 or bring them by
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child's full name. parents' names) and citj of residence
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Births
Jason Allan Mills was Aubrey Quinn Hayes was ps
born Jan. 31 at Jackson .born Feb. 1 at Jackson
Hospital. He weighed 8 Hospital. She weighed 7
pounds, 3 ounces and was pounds, 11 ounces and;
21 inches long at birth. His ;' was 20 inches long at
mother is Jennifer Mills. birth. Her parents are
Adrianna Elmore and
.Austin Overby. Her grand-
Andrew Alden Reynolds parents are Jane and Brian
was born Jan. 31 at Jack- Hayes of Crestview and Te-
wason Hospta. 31He wei d resa Hall and Ben Elmore of Marianna.,
son Hospital. He weighed................................................. ................
7 pounds, 3 ounces and Ruby Ann Shiver was
was 20 inches long at I .* -- born Feb. 1 at Jackson
birth. His parents are I Hospital. She weighed 7
Amanda and Deric Reyn- pounds, 4 ounces and was
olds. His grandparents 19.5 inches long at birth.
are Donnie and Rhonda Her parents are Jessica
Clayton of Marianna and MacTavish and Clifford
Craig and Reva Reynolds Shiver. Her grandparents
of Cottondale. are Joe and Pat Jorge of
Altha and Kathy and Steve
Brandon Christopher Shiver of Altha.
Gaines was born Dec. 28,
2012, at Winnie Palmer Claire Lucille Stephens
Hospital for Women was born Feb. 1 at Jackson
and Babies in Orlando. Hospital. She weighed 8
He weighed 5 pounds, 19.5 pounds, 9 ounces and was
20 inches long at birth. [. .. _,
inches long at birth. His Her parents are Olivia Hill-
parents are Cedric and Helms and Bradley Ste-
Leslie Gaines. He has one phens. Her grandparents
sister, Jasmine Alexan, are Becca Stephens and
dria. His grandparents of Cypress, Henry and the late W
are Vincy Porter and the Juanita Brown of Summer- ayne Stephens
late Alexander Portet of ville, S.C., the late Emmit Jonn Hill of M arianna. Lester and Helen W
Dellwood and Emmt and GaiJohnny Hill of Marianna. Lester and Helen Williams
Dellwood and Emmit and Gaines, Sr.-of Hollywood, Great grandparents are of Marianna.
Gay Gaines of Two Egg. the late Essie Mae Wil-
His great grandparents are liams Parrish of Two Egg --------- --
Carrine Porter and the late and the late Bishop Robert Engagement
Samuel Porter of 3ascom, Demp and Berdell Hill of
the late Cora Bolds Hunter Miami.


Birthday
7th Bflhday
Ja'Cobi Hall of Green-
wood celebrated his 7th
birthday cn Feb. 6. He
is the sonof Shenika
Weston cf Greenwood
and Kenirix Hall of
Campbellton. His grand-
parents are Stephanie
and Bernard Jennings of
Greerwood, Matthew
Weston of Marianna and
Janice Hall of Campbell-
ton..A party was held on Marianna with a WWE
Feb.2 at Kindel Lanes in theme.

Anuiversarv


Ellis' celebrate 50th
anniversary
Married on Feb. 8,
1963, Earl and Marlene
Ellis will celebrate their
50th wedding anniver-


sary on Feb. 16, with a
reception at Faith Baptist
Church fellowship hall
in Marianna from 2-4
p.m. Family and friends
welcome. No gifts cards
appreciated.


Hussey, Andreasen


Rodney Andreasen and Don-
na Hussey proudly announce
their upcoming marriage.
Donna is the daughter of
Ricky and Diane Carver of En-
terprise, AL, and Terry and
Shirley Law of Ozark, AL.
Donna has two daughters
and is employed with Merle
Norman Day Spa as a beauty
consultant. She is a graduate
of Marianna High School.
Rodney is the son of the late
Elton .Andreasen and Sybil
Andreasen of Marianna, FL.
Rodney has two daughters
and is employed as the Direc-
tor of Jackson County Emer-
gency Management. He is a
graduate of Marianna High.
He is a graduate of the Univer-
sity of Southern Mississippi,


HattiesBurg, MS, with a Mas-
ters degree in Technical and
Occupational Education, Au-
burn University-Montgomery,
AL, with a Masters degree in
Justice and Public Safety, and
the Naval Post Graduate
School, Monterey, CA. with a
Masters degree in Security
Studies-Homeland Security
and Defense. He retired from
the United States Air Force af-
ter serving 21 years on active
duty.
The wedding will be held
on March 23, 2013 at the Evan-
gel Worship Center at 4 p.m.
A reception will follow in the
Fellowship Hall. The couple
will honeymoon in Las Vegas,
Nevada.


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Explorers 4-H Club members gather before heading out to plant trees at the M.E.R.E. SpIrts
Complex. Jackson County Forester Barry Stafford (far right) is shown with, not in order: J hn
Michael Sloan, Madison Cox, Chariyah Smith, Ceridwen Bagy, Raven Bagy, Liam Bagy, Zarrpn
Bagy, Quinn Bagy, Logan McKinnie, Jared Robinson, Michael Young, Sarah Cox, Noah McArthur,
Paige McKinnie, Jeffrey Edwards, Wade Robinson, Samuel Roach, Noah Sloan, Jordan Slogn,
Jed Hamilton, Taylor Young, Benjamin Roach, Reagan Roach, Charleston Smith, Charles Smith,
Sarah Young, Katelyn Young, Mason Young and Eli Cox.

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commemorate Arbor Day"


From staff reports
The Explorers 4-H Club
members met on Jan. 28 to
commemorate Arbor Day
by planting several trees at
the M.E.R.E. Sports Com-
plex on Caverns Road.
Twenty-eight club mem-
bers gathered to assist with
planting 10 trees that were
provided by the Florida
Forestry Service. A mixture
of dogwood, oak and ma-
ple trees were planted.
Jackson County Forester
Barry Stafford obtained.
the trees and met with the
4-H Club leaders Connie


Lipford
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and the newest affiliate,
WTYS AM, happens to be
in Lipford's -hometown of
Marianna.
"Since Marianna is my
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icing on the cake to add
WTYS as our 75th affiliate,"
President Danny Lipford
said. "We're thrilled with
the growth of the show in
just a few short months,
and we will be announcing


Young and Cheryl Rob-
inson before the event.
Stafford instructed the
children on the proper
depth to dig for planting
and pointed out the pre-
determined locations for
the trees throughout the
complex surrounding the
baseball fields.
These trees will provide
needed shade and beauty
to the area. All agreed it
was a memorable activity
for the group of 4-H mem-
bers to contribute to their
community.
Though late April is the
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more partner stations in
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Lipford is one of the most
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Live with Regis & Kelly,
CNN's Your Bottom Line,
and The Early Show on
CBS. Lipford has been the
home improvement expert
for The Weather Channel
for more than a decade.
He is also a long-time con-
tributor to Better Homes


ebrate Arbor Day, it is gen-
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January because of the
warm climate.
4-H is the youth develop-
ment program of the Flor-
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Service and the Univer-
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Food and Agricultural Sci-
ences. 4-H is open to youth
between the ages of 5-18.
For more information
about joining 4-H or start-
ing a4-H club in your com-
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SUBMITTED PHOTO
Members of Chipola College's Future Educators Club are from left: Cierra Corbitt, Quay Pope,
Future Educators Club Sponsor Casey Bush, Jeremy Porter and Sierra Hill.


Future Educators club


wins at state conference


From staff reports

Members of Chipola
College's Future Edu-
cators Club won three
major awards at the Fu-
ture Florida Educators
of America Annual State
Conference held recently
in Orlando. The students
attended workshops and,
competed :' with other
post-secondary schools in


state-wide competitions.
Chipola' FEC students
entered into four competi-
tions essay, speech, les-
son plan, and group dis-
play. Cierra Corbitt placed
first in the Essay Competi-
tion. Quay Pope won first
place in the Speech Com-
petition. Chipola also fin-
ished second in the Group
Display Competition.
FEC sponsor Casey Bush


says, "Chipola was repre-
sented extremely well at
the conference. Our stu-
dents showed a tremen-
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the work they put into this
event."
For information about
Chipola's Teacher Edu-
cation program, contact
Bush at 718-2449.


Karen Schoen to speak at


Republican Club meeting


Special to the Floridan

; Karen Schoen host of
;American Freedom Watch
Radio will speak to the
Republican Club of West
Florida, Tuesday, Feb. 12.
Schoen is an anti Agenda
21 activist. She will talk
about how Agenda 21
affects Florida and what
we can do about it.
Schoen is Founder of Ag
Enders, Director of Florida
Panhandle Patriots, Chair-
person Save America
Foundation and other
patriotic organizations.
Agenda 21 is a product
of the UN Conference on
Environment and De-
velopment held in Rio
de Janeiro in 1992. It is
an action agenda for the
UN, other multilateral
organizations and individ-
ual governments around
the world that can, be
executed at local, national
and global levels. The "21"
in Agenda 21 refers to the
21st century. "AG 21" is


SUBMITTED PHOTO
Karen Schoen, host of
American Freedom Watch
Radio, will speak at the next
meeting of the Republican
Club of West Florida
the 21st Century Plan for a
"NewWorldOrder" through
global governance.
Opposition to AG 21 has
increased within the Unit-
ed States at the local, state
and federal levels. The
Republican National Com-
mittee adopted a resolu-
tion opposing Agenda 21
and the Republican Party
platform stated that "We
strongly reject the U.N.
Agenda 21 as erosive of
American sovereignty."
Several state' and lo-
cal governments have


considered or passed
motions and legislation
opposing Agenda 21.
Alabama became-the first
state to prohibit govern-
ment participation in it but
Arizona rejected a similar
bill.
The United States is a sig-
natory country to Agenda
21 but because it is not a
treaty, the Senate was un-
able to hold a formal de-
bate or vote on it nor was
it ratified by the executive
branch.
Several congressmen
and senators, however,
have spoken in Congress
in support of Agenda 21;
these' include Representa-
tive Nancy Pelosi, Senator
Harry Reid and now Secre-
tary of State John Kerry.
The meeting will be start
at noon on Tuesday, Feb.
12, at Jim's Buffet & Grill
in Marianna. It is not nec-
essary to be a Club mem-
ber or a Republican to at-
tend. For information call
352-4984.


Bruner takes first


From staff reports

Marianna FFA member
Jeb Bruner was recog-
nized as the first place Safe
Tractor Operations win-
ner at the Area 1, District
2 competition.
Contestants complet-
ed a written exam on
tractor safety and
operations, answered
questions and drove a
tractor and trailer through
an obstacle course.


Bruner is recognized
as one of the 10 top Safe
Tractor
Operators in
the state. He
will advance
to state
competi-
tion in April
Bruner to determine
who will
represent Florida FFA
at the National FFA
Convention in Louisville,
KY.


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Dayspring Christian
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honor rolls for the second
nine-week term.
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) A Honor Roll Gabri-
ella Cancel, William Crews,
Hannah Goodhue, Da-
kota Hamil, Angiluz Ortiz-
Huyke and Simeon Wynn.
) A/B Honor Roll Ju-
dah Bell, Stephen Hill,
Jack Lamb, John Rollyson,
Sarah Smith and Madelyn
Stoutamire.
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A Honor Roll Em-
ily Bishop, Annah-Grace
Floyd, Savannah Lewis,
Emily Smith and Olivia
Yount.
) A/B Honor Roll Car-
son Akerson, Adelyn Brun-
er, Will Chance, Jaysoni
Fowler, James Isabella,
Noah Mercer, Gracie Shiv-
er, Caleb Shores, Jeffrey
Sullivan, J.D. Taylor and
Nathan Ziglar.
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) A Honor Roll Lindsey
Blaylock, Evan Dean, Ja-
cob Ford, Madison Harper,
Ethan Heinemann, Reagan
Reed, Charleston Smith,


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) A Honor Roll Lee
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) A/B Honor Roll Brody
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Jakelsky, Charity Peterson
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) A/B Honor Roll Sasha
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ordinance

aced with a complicated and potentially lethal
problem that had never been encountered before,
Ocala Mayor Kent Guinn adopted the only strat-
egy he could: Just try something.
That something was to get the Ocala City Council to
pass the state's first local ordinance banning the sale of
synthetic marijuana within the city limits. The ordi-
nance was unique in that it did not address the sub-
stance itself but rather the effects of the substance.
Four short months later, the mayor, Police Chief Greg
Graham and even state Attorney General Pam Bondi
are hailing the Ocala ordinance as a success and a
model for other communities to follow in waging what
has become a war on the highly addictive and danger-
ous synthetic marijuana, also known as K2.
The result of the Ocala ordinance, Guinn and Graham
told us, is that synthetic marijuana has disappeared
from store shelves within the city, and of the two pros-
ecutions that have been carried out, both have brought
convictions.
"The city ordinance is working great," Graham said.
"There have been no constitutional challenges to it. We
have sent undercover officers back into the stores and
they have all said they're not selling it."
That is a public safety victory for the city. The syn-
thetic marijuana, most of which is made in Asia from
a mix of herbs sprayed with chemicals that make users
high, often causes dangerous side effects elevated
heart rate, severe agitation, nausea and vomiting, soar-
ing blood pressure, tremors, seizures, hallucinations
and nonresponsiveness. According to new report by the
federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service,
there were 11,406 emergency room visits linked to syn-
thetic marijuana in 2010 and that number is estimated
to have doubled last year. Making matters worse, the
symptoms are difficult to treat because ER doctors do
not know what substances are contained in the ever-
changing chemical concoctions that are sold under
such friendly names as spice, potpourri and bath salts.
That has been the legal hitch for authorities up until
Ocala's ordinance, which was developed by Guinn, city
attorney Pat Gilligan and Bondi's office. The laws previ-
ously had been addressing the chemical makeup. But
as fast as states would outlaw certain substances, the
Asian manufacturers would change the recipe, skirting
the law. Bondi told an Ocala audience last week she has
signed orders banning more than 100 different chemi-
cals, including 22 just last month, but the synthetic
marijuana just keeps coming.
Guinn's hope and ours is that Ocala's law will
serve as a model for other communities. Belleview held
a first reading on a similar ordinance Tuesday, the same
day the Marion County Commission indicated it wants
to adopt an ordinance sooner than later.
Good for Guinn, good for Ocala, good for Florida. But
most of all, good for the people who could have been
unwitting victims of synthetic marijuana who may now
be spared because, thanks to our mayor just trying
something, it appears there is a way to stop, or at least
slow, the mass-marketing of what Office of National
Drug Control Director Greg Kerlikowske recently said
"causes substantial damage to the public health and
safety in America."
Score one for the good guys.

Ocala Star-Banner


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Dueling values
or his 1965 State of the Union
address, Lyndon Johnson
tried something new.
Wanting to reach the largest
audience possible, LBJ moved the
speech from day to primetime.
At 9:04 p.m. on Jan. 4, 1965, be-
fore a joint session of Congress, the
president laid out his vision for a M
Great Society including hospital
insurance for the elderly, a voting
rights law for African-Americans, go nowh
federal aid for education and an Sen. M
extension of the minimum wage. Cuban-A
Not to be outdone, Republicans will give
demanded time for a response, also Rubio is
a first. GOP House leader Gerald somethi
Ford and Senate leader Everett Spanish
Dirksen did the honors. to offer
Within two years, most of governor
Johnson's proposals were law. GOP, wil
Those were the days. LBJ had just Rubio i
won by a landslide. He knew he had to hit
to act fast to get big things accom- party tha
polished. His laundry list became tion. Rep
marching orders for the fattest of Louisi
Democratic majority in Congress GOP "thi
since the New Deal. ing dowi
Shortly after 9 p.m. on Tuesday, appeal t(
President Barack Obama will de- has a lot
liver his State of the Union address glorified
before a joint session of Congress. Time ma
He knows he has to act fast to ac- Savior."
complish his goals. He'll outline a As thea
laundry list of legislative priorities, values cc
A Republican response will follow. Obama
And that's where similarities with to promc
1965 end. education
Obama will face a divided, deeply depend
partisan Congress. He'll expound promoti]
on how the Democratic values ing immi
he talked about in his Inaugural violence.
Address translate into policies to spending
strengthen the middle class. If At the s
the last four years are a guide, insists he
though, many of his proposals will deficit re


at State of the Union


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American in his first term,
the Republican response.
a fresh face and he's trying
ng new: He will speak in
and English. He's expected
a view of how smaller
lent, as championed by the
1 help the middle class.
has a tough assignment
the reset button on a
it fumbled the last elec-
)ublican Gov. Bobby Jindal
.ana recently called the
e stupid party" for dumb-
n its brand and failing to
o minorities. Plus, Rubio
of hype to live up to. He's
on the cover of this week's
.gazine as "The Republican

iter, the night of dueling
)uld get interesting.
a will use the bully pulpit
ote job creation, targeting
n to job skills, reducing
nce on foreign oil while
ng green energy, reform-
igration and reducing gun
SHe wants to increase
g on those priorities.
;ame time, the president
V's eager for a "big deal" on
duction that will end the


cycle of government by crisis that
replays every few weeks or months.
Obama's brand is strong among
Democrats after his Inaugural
Address in which he set out liberal
themes for his second term, but
he has alienated Republicans. The
White House envisioned the two
speeches as a package with the
State of the Union offering what
former senior Obama adviser
David Plouffe called "details and
blueprints."
Obama gave a glimpse of Tues-
day's speech in remarks this week
to House Democrats.
"The question I will ask myself
on every item, every issue is, is this
helping to make sure that every-
body's got a fair shot and every-
body is doing their fair share and
everybody's playing by the same
rules?" he said.
Next month, Obama is expected
to send Congress his budget for the
fiscal year that starts in October.
Despite Lyndon Johnson's legend-
ary success, most presidents fail to
get what they ask in the State of the
Union speech.
Between 1965 and 2002, on
average 43 percent of the policy
proposals contained in State of the
Union addresses were enacted by
Congress in the legislative session
in which the president gave his
speech, Donna R. Hoffman and
Alison D. Howard wrote in the 2006
book "Addressing the State of the
Union."
For second presidential terms, the
success rate drops to 39 percent.
In 2013, the Democratic presi-
dent's State of the Union address
will be a wish list. The Republican
response will be one, too.


Scott's budget shows he's still campaigning


BY BILL COTTERELL

Gov. Rick Scott's announce-
ment of a record $74.2 bil-
lion state budget plan had
the unmistakable air of a re-elec-
tion campaign rally last week.
That's not his fault:
Governors always make a big
splash with their budgets, both to
make a public statement of their
priorities and t6 generate a little
momentum going into the legisla-
tive session. Even a highly popular
governor can't wait until an election
year to start running, and when
polls show your personal popular-
ity ranking somewhere between
sinkholes and citrus canker, every-
thing you do gets examined for its
political implications.
Had Scott proposed another year
of belt-tightening, his critics would
have accused him of solidifying
his conservative base rather than
reaching out to voters who might
be persuadable. By proposing $4
billion in new spending, Scott is
suspected of trying to broaden
that base by appealing to "Florida
Families First," the slogan printed
on his lectern at the budget news
conference.
The man who announced his first
state budget at a Tea Party rally in
Eustis two years ago then signed
the pared-down spending plan a
few months later at another big
gathering of applauding supporters
and school children at The Villages
- stayed in the Florida Capitol to
roll out his new budget blueprint.
This time, Scott invited about three
dozen educators, ranging from
university presidents to classroom
teachers to applaud appreciatively.
He explained the proposed bud-
get increases two ways.


First, he said, the state needs it
-teachers deserve a $2,500 raise
because student achievement,
has risen. Schools deserve $1.2
billion in added funding if for no
reason other than the workforce
Florida needs tomorrow is in the
public schools today. Businesses
should get a sales-tax exemption
on manufacturing equipment, and
the corporate income-tax exemp-
tion should rise from $50,000 to
$75,000 because money employers
save will mean more employees
- who will send it ripping through
the economy. Besides, the catch-all
answer'to every question is: "It's the
right thing to do."
Second, Scott spins these bud-
get decisions not as reversals but
results. It's not that he's changed
his past belief that there's always
more to be cut from state spending;
it's that painful reductions made
in 2011 and 2012 coupled with
a generally improving economy
- have produced the first revenue
surplus projection in several years.
Come to think of it, the Scott
story goes, we have that surplus
and the improving economy partly
because of the austerity budgets
he laid out in his first two sessions.
So he contends that those aren't
spending increases, those are
"targeted investments" that will pay
dividends for fiscal years to come.
Democrats grumbled that Scott
was trying to buy his way back into
the good graces of working families,
even school teachers, by sprinkling
the state's new revenues among tar-
get audiences. But there are plenty
oftplums in there for conservatives.
Like 3,647 fewer state job posi-
tions, a 3 percent reduction in
the government workforce. Like
no general pay raises, except for


teachers, oh, and $1,200 one-time
"bonuses" for state employees
and renewed emphasis on per-
formance-based incentive pay.
SLike no money for expansion of
Medicaid under the new national
health-care system because Scott
wants a lot more information about
its ultimate costs. Like making top
executives pay the same for health
insurance as regular state workers.
Like no new taxes or college tuition
increases.
Then there are the expenditures
that you can't really call conserva-
tive or liberal but go down well with
the voters. Like $75 million for the
Florida Forever conservation land-
buying program and $60 million
for Everglades restoration. Like $75
million for school safety.
These things fit well on bumper
stickers or into 30-second adver-
tisements, which live only in the
present. When touting a $1.25
billion increase for schools, there's
no. nged to mention that Scott's first
budget cut $1.3 billion from educa-
tion or that the $398 million
more for universities in the next
budget makes up for $300 million
cut from this fiscal year.
Apart from the budget, Scott has
cajoled state colleges into offering
$10,000 degrees. He abandoned
his 2010 campaign promise of an
Arizona-style immigration crack-
down but continues to press for
drug-testing of welfare recipients
and state employees, ideas that go
down very well with voters who are
not federal judges.
Scott's 2010 campaign slogan was
"Let's Get To Work," which is now
the name of his ie-election finance
fund. "Florida Families First," the
theme of his new budget, looks like
a marketable brand name for 2014.







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Teen pleads to reduced charges in brother's death


The Associated Press

JACKSONVILLE--A Jack-
sonville teenager charged
with killing his half brother
pleaded guilty to reduced
charges Friday, avoiding a
possible life sentence.
As part of a deal with
Duval County prosecu-
tors, 14-year-old Cris-
tian Fernandez plead-
ed guilty as a juvenile
to manslaughter and
aggravated battery. The
Florida Times-Union re-
ports that he will remain
at a juvenile facility un-
til he turns 19 in January
2018. After that, he'll serve
eight years of probation.
Fernandez had been
charged as an adult with
first-degree murder
and faced a possible life
sentence.


The Associated Press

CLEARWATER A Tam-
pa Bay area man was sen-
tenced to life in prison for
killing his granddaughter.-
As part of a deal with Pi-
nellas County prosecutors,
Sylvester David Carew, 58,
pleaded guilty to murder
Friday in order to avoid a
possible death sentence.
Authorities say Carew and
his girlfriend, Nikki Tyler
Gardner-Bradley, brought


I HEASSOCIATED PRESS
Defense attorney Hank Coxe (right) speaks to the court before his client Cristian Frernandez
pleaded guilty as a juvenile in the death of his half brother on Friday in Jacksonville


The Associated Press
does not typically identify
youths who are charged


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The Chipola College
Criminal Justice Training
Center will offer an eve-
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Academy beginning Mar.
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weeknights 5:30-9:30 p.m,
and is 770 clock hours in
length.
Candidates for the pro-
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a passing score on the
Criminal Justice Basic
Abilities Test. Applicants
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Financial assistance is
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The CJBAT is offered at
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every Tuesday at 12:30p.
m. Cost of the test is $45.
For information
regarding the application
process contact Steven
Stewart, Law Enforcement
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with crimes unless they
are charged as adults. But
Fernandez was charged as


Turtle released
after hook injury
ISLAMADORA -A
loggerhead sea turtle that
swallowed a fisherman's
baited hook has been
returned to the ocean
off the Florida Keys
following successful
surgery.
About 100 spectators
cheered as the 145-pound
turtle nicknamed Sandy
slipped out of a fiberglass
washtub and into the
water Saturday.
The loggerhead sea
turtle is classified by
National Oceanic
and Atmospheric
Administration's Fisheries
Service as a threatened
species.
The turtle was hooked
by an angler fishing from
a bridge last Sunday.
Instead of breaking the
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swim away with the hook
deep inside its mouth,
the fisherman brought
the reptile to shore and
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The hospital's veterinar-
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and, following antibi-
otic therapy, the turtle
was deemed healthy for
release.

Search continues
for missing boater
NEW SMYRNA BEACH,
- The search for a miss-


an adult, in a case that was
highly publicized.
State AttorneyAngela Co-


State Briefs
ing Florida man has en-
tered its third day with no
sign of him or his boat.
Investigators with the
Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commis-
sion, the Coast Guard and
deputies are continuing
the search for Enrique
Bernardo Hernandez
Rubio on Saturday.
The 48-year-old Apopka
man left home Wednes-
day and is believed to
have launched his boat
from a ramti in the Intra-
coastal Waterway near
New Smyrna Beach for a
test ride and to possibly
go fishing.
He was reported miss-
ing early Thursday. His
family has been unable to
reach him by telephone
and found his truck and
boat trailer, but not the
vessel, at the ramp.
Authorities are conduct-
ing a full-scale search and
rescue operation with
helicopters and boats.

Florida fugitive
caught in Louisiana
METAIRIE, La.
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Florida man in Louisiana
and charged him with
two counts of first-degree
murder.
The Pinellas County
Sheriff's Office says 25-
year-old Jamaal Jenkins
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4-year-old Zineah Taylor
Johnson's lifeless body into
a hospital in August 2008.
Court records show the girl
had sustained more than
100 injuries to 'her head,
neck, torso and legs. Au-
thorities later found several
objects covered with duct
tape in the Largo apart-
ment where the three had
lived.
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ference that she never in-
tended to send Fernandez
to prison for life and hopes
he will receive treatment,
counseling and other help
that will keep him from of-
fending again.
"We believe this was
the best way to resolve
this case and to reach
the middle ground we
were striving for from the
inception," Corey said after
Friday's hearing. "A middle
ground that would both
punish and rehabilitate
Cristian Fernandez."
A then-12-year-old Fer-
nandez was initially ar-
rested following the March
2011 death of his 2-year-old
half brother, David Galarra-
ga. Authorities say Fernan-
dez had been home alone
with the toddler when he


5 miles outside New
Orleans.
Jenkins was charged in
the murders of Destynee
Nekole Burkes and Tiey-
annie Hollis.
Investigators found 24-
year-old Burkes dead in
her room at La Quinta Inn
in St. Petersburg in Janu-
ary. A week later 31-year-
old Hollis was shot while
visiting an apartment
complex in St. Petersburg,
about 10 miles from the
hotel.
The U.S. Marshals
Service fugitive task force
worked with St. Peters-
burg law enforcement to
develop information on
his whereabouts.

From wire reports


suffered a fractured skull,
bruising to his left eye and
a bleeding brain.
The boys' mother, Bian-
nela Susana, waited more
than eight hours to take
the injured child to the
hospital, where he died.
The mother pleaded guilty
to manslaughter last year.
She awaits sentencing.
Hank Coxe, one of
Fernandez's attorneys,
said he has no doubt Fer-
nandez won't cause any
future trouble. He said
the boy has maintained
good grades and made
plenty of friends while in
'custody. He said the final
decision on accepting the
plea agreement was left to
Fernandez.
"He balanced everything
and said 'I want to move on
with my life,'" Coxe said.


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The dig-out: New England slammed with snow


The Associated Press

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
New Englanders struggled
to dig out from as much
as 3 feet of snow Satur-
day and emergency crews
used snowmobiles to
reach shivering motorists
stranded on New York's
Long Island after a howl-
ing storm swept through
the Northeast.
About 650,000 homes and
businesses were left with-
out electricity, and some
could be cold and dark for
. days. Many roads across
the New York-to-Boston
corridor of roughly 25 mil-
lion people were impass-
able. Cars were entombed
by drifts. Arid some people
woke up in the morning to
find the snow packed so
high they couldn't get their
doors open.
"It's like lifting cement.
They say it's 2 feet, but I
think it's more like 3 feet,"
said Michael Levesque,
who was shoveling snow in
Quincy, Mass., as part of a
work crew for a landscap-
ing company.
At least four deaths in
the U.S. were blamed on
the overnight snowstorm,
including an 11-year-old
boy in Boston who was


overcome by carbon mon-
oxide as he sat in a running
car to keep warm while his
father shoveled Saturday
morning.
In Providence, Jason Har-
rison had been working for
nearly three hours to clear
3 feet of snow that blocked
his driveway and front walk
and still had more work to
do. His snowblower, he
said, "has already paid for
itself."
But neighbors Rebekah
and John Speck strapped
on cross-country skis and
coasted past snowdrifts
5 feet high and drooping
Telephone lines encrusted
with snow.
Rhode Island Gov. Lin-
coln Chafee cautioned
that while the snow had
stopped, the danger hadn't
passed: "People need to
take this storm seriously,
even after it's over. If you
have any kind of heart
condition, be careful with
the shoveling."
With wind gusting over
80 mph in places, the
storm appeared to hit
hardest along the heav-
ily populated Interstate 95
corridor between the New
York metropolitan area and
Maine. Milford., Conn.,
got 38 inches of snow, and


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Shop owners clear the sidewalk in front of their stores on Main
St. in Irvington, N.Y., on Saturday. The year's first major winter
storm dumped up to 21 inches on the Lower Hudson Valley.


Portland, Maine, recorded
31.9 inches, shattering a
1979 record. Several com-


munities in New York and
across New England got
more than 2 feet.


Still, the storm was not
as bad as the some fore-
casts led many to fear, and
not as dire as the Blizzard
of "78, used by longtime
New Englanders as the
benchmark by which all
other winter storms are
measured.
.By midday Saturday,
the National Weather Ser-
vice reported preliminary
snowfall totals of 21.8
inches in Boston, ranking
the storm sixth for all-time
snowfall. Bradley Airport
near Hartford, Conn., got
22 inches, for No. 2 in the
record books.
In New York, where
Central Park recorded 11
inches of snow, not even
enough to make the all-
time Top 10 list, Mayor Mi-
chael Bloomberg said the
city "dodged a bullet" and
its streets were "in great
shape." The three major
airports LaGuardia,
Kennedy and Newark, N.J.
- were up and running by
late morning after shutting
down the evening before.
Massachusetts, Con-
necticut and Rhode Island
imposed travel bans to
keep cars off the road and
let plows do their work,
and National Guardsmen
joined state crews jn clear-


ing Connecticut highways.
In New York, hundreds
of motorists abandoned
their vehicles on the roads
overnight on Long Island,
which got 21/2 feet of snow,
and even snowplows got
stuck.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo
asked cities and towns
to send more plows, and
emergency workers used
snowmobiles to reach
stranded motorists, some
of whom spent the night
bundled up in their cars.
Richard Ebbrecht, a chi-
ropractor, left his office in
Brooklyn at 3 p.m. on Fri-
day and headed for home
in Middle Island, N.Y., but
got stuck six or seven times
on the Long Island Ex-
pressway and other roads.
"There was a bunch of us
Long Islanders. We were all
helping each other, shov-
eling, pushing," he said.
He finally gave up and
settled in for the night in
his car just two miles from
his destination. At 8 a.m.,
when it was light out, he
walked home.
"I could run my car and
keep the heat on and listen
to the raiio a little bit," he
said. "It was very icy under
my car. That's why my -car
is still there."


Teen victim of gun violence remembered


The Associated Press

CHICAGO Hundreds
of mourners and dignitar-
ies including first lady Mi-
chelle Obama packed the
funeral service Saturday
for a Chicago teen whose
killing catapulted her into
the nation's debate over
gun violence.
Yet, one speaker after
another remembered 15-
year-old Hadiya Pendleton
not so much as a symbol
but as a best friend, an
excellent student with
big dreams and simply a
girl with a great smile and
bubbly personality. They
said she was a typical teen
who wanted to borrow her
friends' clothes and who
never left home without
her lip gloss.
And to her mother, Pend-
leton was the daughter she
tried to keep busy so she'd
be beyond the reach of the
city's seemingly endless
gang violence.
"You don't know how
hard this really is, and
those of you who do know
how hard this really is, I'm
sorry. I'm sorry," Cleopatra
Pendleton told the packed
South Side church. "No
mother, no father should
ever hve to experience
this."
Hadiya Pendleton was
shot and killed Jan. 29 as
she stood with friends at a
neighborhood park about
a mile from President
Barack Obama's Chicago
home in the Kenwood
neighborhood. Just days
before, the band majorette
was among the performers
during events for Obama's
inauguration. Police say
Pendleton was an inno-
cent victim in a gang-re-
lated shooting.
Michelle Obama was
amohg a long list of dig-
nitaries who attended the
funeral. She met privately
with the family before the
service and then accom-
panied the girl's mother to
the open casket at the front
of the church.
Obama, who grew up on
Chicago's South Side, put
her arm around Cleopatra
Pendleton and patted her
back. The woman threw
her head back and wailed
as the lid of her daughter's
flower-strewn casket was
closed.
Moments later, the hun-
dreds in attendance rose
to their feet to begin the
service with a round of ap-
plause "to the strength of
this family."
Some of Illinois' most
recognizable politicians
and clergy were in atten-
dance, including Chicago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel,
U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush and
the Rev. Jesse Jackson. But
IPendleton's family said the


Father Nathaniel Pendleton (left) his son Nathaniel Jr. and
mother Cleopatra Pendleton arrive for the funeral of their
daughter and sister Hadiya Pendleton on Saturday in Chicago.


service wouldn't be po-
litical it would be a time
to remember a girl who
loved to dance and once
appeared in an anti-gang
video.
None of the dignitaries
spoke Saturday. Instead,
close friends, holding back
tears, got up to remember
her.
One of them said she
felt Hadiya was "still here
with us, whispering the
answers in chemistry." The
captain of the King College
Prep majorettes presented
Cleopatra Pendleton with
the girl's band jacket.
Still, the girl's killing res-
onated with the city and
beyond in a way other Chi-
cago slaying have not.
Her godfather, Damon
Stewart, said someone
on Facebook had asked
what made Pendleton's
death more noteworthy
than those of more than
40 people who had already
been slain in Chicago this
year many without so
much as a mention in local
newspapers. The response,
he said, was obvious.
"She's important because


all those other people who
died are important," Stew-
art said. "She's important
because all of those lives
and voices of those families
who were ignored, she now
speaks for them. ... I don't
believe in coincidence.
God needed an angel. God
needed to send somebody
for us to change."
Father Michael Pfleger,
a prominent Chicago pas-
tor, said Pendleton was
the face of an "epidemic of
violence causing funeral
processions around the
country."
"Sisters and brothers, I
begyou," he said. "We must
become like Jesus. We must
become the interrupters of
funeral processions."
.Police have said the
shooting appears to be a
case of mistaken identity
involving gang members
who believed the park,
which is north of the Uni-
versity of Chicago and the
Museum of Science and
Industry, was their terri-
tory. No charges have been
filed.
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details about her life, in-
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Culley's MeadowWood
Funeral Home
1737 Riggins Road
Tallahassee, FL 32308
850-877-8191
vwww.culleysmeadowwood.col i

Larry M.
Smith

Larry M. Smith of Talla-
hassee, Fla, passed away
unexpectedly Wednesday
morning, January 30, 2013
from natural causes.
Formerly of Marianna,
Fla and Pensacola, Fla, Lar-
ry was born on January 4,
1945 in Miami, Fla. He
graduated from Tate High
School and received a BS in
Accounting and Business
Administration from Troy
State University. He was a
dutiful servant of humani-
ty, decorated war veteran
and beloved husband, fa-
ther and grandfather. Larry
faithfully served the U.S.
Army and-the State of Flori-
da with greatest nierit and
was truly esteemed by his
peers.
Larry is survived by his
daughter Haylie Mistrot,
her husband Scott and
their three children, of Tal-
lahassee; and his son Walt
Smith and his wife Lisa, of
Tallahassee.
Family and friends met
at Culley's MeadowWood
Funeral Home, 1737
Riggins Road, Tallahassee,
FL for a celebration of life
service at 11 a.m. Wednes-
day, February 6, 2013. A re-
ception to followed.
Lanier-Andler
Funeral Home
Sneads, FL
850-593-9900

Nellie W..
Whiddon

Miss Nellie W. Whiddon,
age 94, a lifelong resident
of Jackson County, Florida,
passed away in Marianna,
Florida, Friday, February 8,
2013, after a lengthy illness.
She was of the Pentecos-
tal Holiness Faith and had
retired as the Bookkeeper
for J. Troy Peacock Oil
Company.
Nellie is survived by her
four sisters, Robbie Wilson
of Chattahoochee, Florida,
Ocie Williams of Green-
wood, Florida, Frances
Williams of Grand Ridge,
Florida and Juanita Buck-
halter of Chattahoochee,
Fjorida; two brothers,
Gene and Jimmy Mercer,
both of Sneads, Florida.
Visitation with the family
will take place Monday,
February 11, 2013 one hour
before Funeral Services,
from 1:00 until 2:00 P.M.
EST, with Funeral Services
starting at 2:00 PM EST, all
at Lanier-Andler Funeral
Home Chapel in Sneads,
Florida. Committal and In-
terment Services will be at
Dellwood Baptist Church
Cemetery in Dellwood,
Florida. Rev. Jeffery
Dubose officiating.
Lanier-Andler Funeral
Home of Sneads, Florida is
in charge of arrangements.
PH 850-593-9900.


Kimbrough
From Page 1A
John Alter. Those two men
spoke after the exchange.
Gilmore likened his year at
the helin to the transition pe-
riod he oversaw as manager
of the local WalMart when it
was relocated in to a much
larger building and became
a Supercenter. His year as
Chamber Chairman was a
period of great change; the
Chamber plans to sell the
historic Russ House which
has for years served as its
headquarters in order to get
out from under the burden
of repairing and maintaining
an aging building, so that the
Chamber can flourish finan-
cially. A controversial deci-
sion, it was Gilmore's job to


see it through.
Alter spoke of the changes
he hopes to see in his own
year of leadership. He briefly
spoke of his three main goals;
to strengthen service to
Chamber members, to advo-
cate for business, and to take
political action when neces-
sary to accomplish that task.


Scientist receives Mixson Award's prize


BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
dbuckhalter@jcfloridan.co
Former Governor/Lt.
Gov. Wayne Mipson was
in Marianna Friday night
to personally deliver the
economic leadership
award he established
for Jackson County in
2004 and to present the
annual $1,000 illiii ,llii
award that goes with it.
The overall winner of the
Wayne Mixson Economic
Leadership Award was
already known; the honor
went to the North Florida
Research and Education
Center, a cornerstone of
the University of Florida's
Institute of Food and Ag-
ricultural Sciences (IFAS)
program. The recipient
of the monetary award,
however, was kept secret
until Dr. Ann Blount was
called forward to accept
the check.'
Blount is a research sci-
entist at the Center. Her
boss, Center Director Nick
Comerford, said Blount's
research and plant propa-
gation efforts have and will
continue to have myriad
positive effects; the state
can save millions of dol-
lars, cattlemen can save
feed dollars, and the people
who travel the state can en-
joy the benefits of her work
as they pass the "pretty yel-
low flowers" that bloom on


a plant that she developed
for more practical cost and
energy savings.
She has been with the
North Florida Research
and Education Center
since 1987, serving as a
biological scientist, and as
an assistant professor.
In her research pro-
gram, Blount has released
more than 60 plant variet-
ies, cross-breeding plants
for improved cattle and
wildlife forage. Some of
those include new varieties
ofoats, ryegrass, wheat, and
perennial peanut which
is actually a forage plant
for livestock rather than
one that produces nuts for
human consumption.
Her major emphasis
is in three areas; Bahia
grass, perennial peanuts
and cold-season forages.
She has released a variety
called Bahia Riata, which
has proven more drought-
tolerant and less sensitive
to seasonal changes so that
it can grow longer into the
fall of the year. She also
is developing dwarf Ba-
hia grass varieties which
appear to be appropri-
ate for plantings on state
rights-of-ways.
The perennial peanut
varieties she is develop-
ing are used as forage and
as ornamental plants. She
is also developing one


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Dr..Ann Blount with North Florida Research and Education Center received the Wayne
Mixson Economic Leadership Award Friday night during the Jackson County Chamber of
Commerce's annual banquet. From left are: Dr. Nick Comerford, the center's director, Dr.
Ann Blount, incoming Chamber Chairman John Alter, Wayne Mixson, outgoing Chamber
Chairman Mickey Gilmore and Chamber President Art Kimbrough.


that, when combined with
dwarf Bahia grass, requires
less mowing and less fer-
tilizer to maintain. Its use
along roadways may help
the Florida Department of
Transportation save mil-
lions of dollars. The bright
yellow blooms those plants
produce will be an added
benefit to travelers and ful-
fill DOT beatification goals
as well.
Blount also is focusing
on cold season forages like
oats and triticale, which


is proving popular with
dairy cattlemen as winter
forage.
In the future, Blount is
expecting to release new
varieties of edamame, an
edible soybean, perennial
peanut and triticale.
Blount's goals are to de-
velop varieties that excel
in productivity, disease
resistance and seasonal
durability so that Florida
farmers have the best op-
tions available as they
strive to not only survive,


Severe Weather Awareness Week starts


From staff reports

The Division of Emer-
gency, Management en-
courages Floridians to fa-
miliarize themselves with
hazardous weather con-
ditions.of all types during
Severe Weather Awareness
Week (Feb. 11-15).
SThe annual public
awareness campaign
promotes preparedness
through a variety of events
and each day of the week
will focus on a particular
severe weather type.
A statewide tornado drill
is planned for Wednesday,
with FDEM urging all state
agencies and officials to
take the opportunity to
educate employees, fam-
ily and friends about what
to do in case of severe
weather.
Monday Lightning
With an average of 1.4
million cloud-to-ground
lightning strikes each
year, no other state' in the
country experiences more
lightning strikes than Flor-
ida. The key to remaining
safe from a lightning strike
is to keep an eye to the sky


Coley
From Page 1A
and influence" on him.
Rep.. Matt Gaetz referred
to her as his "adopted big
sister," and someone who
cares about vulnerable
children, education, state
employees and all the
people of her district. He



-Awards
From Page 1A

Friday night when both
happened to be taking a
personal moment from
their duties. "We were
getting our toes done,"
she revealed. Finding the
legislator so close at hand,
she teased, she planned to
let Coley get very relaxed,
then start a conversation
about what the legisla-
tor might be able to do to
help causes like the Foun-
dation. But she never did
open that conversation.
Before Coley could relax,
her phone started ringing
and didn't let up. She was


and watch for darkening in a rip current, don't fight
skies on the horizon along swim left or right.
with distant rumbles of Wednesday Tornadoes
thunder. Being outside is and Thunderstorms
never safe during a thun- Florida has more thun-
derstorm. If you can hear derstonns than anywhere
thunder, you are close blse in the United States. All
enough to be struck by thunderstorms are consid-
lightning. Always remem- ered dangerous because
ber the 30/30 rule: Go they contain lightning
inside if you hear thun- and can-produce damag-
der within 30 seconds of ing winds and heavy rain
a lightning flash. Wait at which may cause flood-
least 30 minutes after you ing, tornadoes and hail.
hear thunder before going Florida tornadoes come in
back outside, all shapes and sizes, and
Tuesday Marine can occur year-round, al-
Hazards and Rip Currents though most occur in the
Fair weather and fine summer.
seas treat Floridabeachgo- The National Weather
ersto agreeable conditions Service and FDEM will
most of the time. Howev- conduct the statewide
er, weather and water can tornado drill at 9:10 a.m.
change rapidly. Dangerous CST Wednesday. Florid-
rip currents, waves, light- ians are asked to consider
ning and waterspouts are themselves under a tor-
among the marine haz- nado watch during the
ards facing anyone who morning. A tornado watch
enjoys Florida's beaches. means you should closely
Rip currents can pull monitor the weather and
unprepared swimmers be prepared to go to a safe
away from shore and into place in the event of a tor-
deeper. offshore waters. nado warning. Once the
Always check beach warn- statewide tornado drill be-
ing flags before swimming gins, consider yourself in a
and remember: If caught tornado warning, which


recounted that, in lead-
Ing a successful charge
to repeal the major por-
tions of an unpopular
statewide septic tank law,
Coley enlisted his help
in talking to the leader-
ship of the other chamber
toward building consen-
sus on the issue. Senate
President Don Gaetz is
Matt Gaetz's father. "She


getting phone calls about
meetings and issues and
plans. Wright-Green said
-she was impressed by
the leadership she saw in
that sacrifice of personal
time by Coley; instead.of
turning off her phone or
ignoring it to fully indulge
in the moment, Coley
was "thinking about what
others needed," Wright-
Green said.
Those who know and
work with the honoree say
the same ofWright-Green.
Rivertown Community
Church representative
Paul Smith, a member of
the 2012 Chamber Lead-
ership class, said she is
a tireless advocate of
troubled youth, families


grabbed me by the ear and
said 'we're going to talk
to your dad,'" the junior
Gaetz recalled. Senator
Greg Evers remembered
that, as he started his pre-
vious term in the House,
Coley "took me under her
wing and led me through."
Evers also thanked Coley's
children for sharing their
mother with the people


in need and the commu-
nity at large. She was re-
sponsible for bringing in
a grant last year to help
combat homelessness
and hunger, and regularly
promotes activities that
build self-reliance in the
people the Foundation
assists.
Others recognized by
the Chamber were also
surprised by their hon-
ors. Dorothy Peters was
shocked when Chamber
President Art Kimbrough
called her name from the
podium Friday night. Her
mouth flew open in sur-
prise and then burst into
a brilliant smile, her eyes
glittering as she reached
out to take the award as


indicates that a tornado
has been sighted or spot-
ted on radar in your area.
Take shelter immediately
in a safe, sturdy structure.
Even if you do not par-
ticipate in the morning
drill, all schools, families
and businesses are en-
couraged to talk about
their tornado safety plan
that day.
Thursday Hurricanes
and Flooding
The Atlantic hurricane
season is June 1 through
Nov. 30. Although the
number of tropical storms
and hurricanes typically
peaks dfiring August and
September, Florida can
be impacted by tropi-
cal weather systems any
time during the six-month
season.
Hurricanes and tropical
storms can bring danger-
ous ,weather, including
strong winds, storm surge
and coastal flooding,
flooding from heavy rain,
inland flooding and tor-
nadoes. Be sure to have a
family and business disas-
ter plan and emergency
supply kit to be prepared.



of Florida. Sen. President
Don Gaetz presented a
Senate resolution to Coley,
the document referring to
her as legislator who has
served with "extraordinary
distinction and honor"
and called her service dis-
tinguished by "careful and
thoughtful stewardship of
the public trust."
In accepting the resolu-


Volunteer of the Year.
Her reaction spoke vol-
umes about the woman
being honored. A kind
and modest presence in
her community, Peters'
warmth and sweet spirit
comes through in every
encounter with friend or
stranger. It makes her one
of Jackson County most
valuable ambassadors
and treasured citizens, a
fact the award was meant
to demonstrate.
A prolific writer and me-
ticulous researcher on all
things local, author Dale
Cox received the Citizen
of the Year Award. With
12 books to his credit, Cox
focuses his work on local
history, legend and lore.


but to thrive, in the field
and market.
Born in New York and
raised in the Virgin Islands,
Blount has a Bachelor's
degree from Texas A&M in
Crop Science. She earned
a Master's degree in Crop
Ecology at the University
of Florida and, following
that, a PhD in Plant Breed-
ing and Genetics from the
same school.

Dr. Nick Comerford contributed to
this article.


Monday
Friday Temperature
Extremes and Wildfires
Florida sees a peak,
of activity beginning in"
January and continuing
until the onset of more
frequent rain during the
wet season, usually in
June. However, wildfires
can occur at any time of
year. A typical year in Flor-
ida will see over 4,600 fires
burn nearly 110,000 acres
of land. Florida is also
home to a wide variety
of temperatures that can
reach dangerous levels.
Always take necessary
precautions if you will be
exposed to extreme tem-
peratures. Pay attention
to fire weather warnings,
know what you should
do to' make your home
"firewise," and never play
with matches.
For information about
Severe Weather Awareness
Week, visit FDEM at www.
floridadisaster.org.
For preparedness
information and other
resources, visit Jackson
County Emergency
Management. at www.
emergencymanager.org.


tion, Coley thanked the
legislators who spoke, re-
ferring to them as "all my
little brothers," and recog-
nized Bense as her guide
through her early years in
the legislature. She also
thanked her mother and
other family members for
their support throughout
her term of service and
throughout her life.


But he's gone further. He
donatestheproceedsfrom
some of those volumes to
local causes. One of his
books is helping pay for
a project he championed;
the establishment of the
Bellamy Bridge Heritage
Trail. It not only created a
new tourism opportunity,
it re-opened local access
to Bellamy Bridge,.which
had been inaccessible
via public routes for sev-
eral years. His books keep
alive the memories and
historic facts precious
to old-timers, and make
them forever accessible
for younger people who
will, he hopes, continue
to carry them on from
generation to generation.


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Hunt
The Associated Pre

BIG BEAR LAKE, (
A scaled-back search
took advantage of
from stormy weati
urday to hunt for a
Los Angeles police
suspected in three
using heat-sensin
copters and fannin
snow as vacationin
lies and weekend
frolicked nearby.
The blue skie
emerged after a
snowstorm allowed


for ex-cop resumed
ss Bernardino County sher- believed cost him his law
iff's choppers to flylow over enforcement career.
Calif. the forest and SWAT teams San Bernardino County
:h party to look for clues that might sheriff's Detective Chad
a break lead to Christopher Dorner, Johnson said he and oth-
her Sat- 33, whose burned-out pick- ers were intent on finding
former up truck was discovered in Dorner but also looking for
officer town Thursday. signs of his whereabouts.
killings, Authorities suspect "There's a million clues in
g heli- Dorner in attacks in South- the mountain. You've just
g out in ern California over the past got to be patient to find
g fami- several days that left three them," Johnson said.
Skiers people dead, including a Johnson said the search
police officer. Authorities includes mountainous
s that say he has vowed revenge areas that are steep, and
Friday ,against several former climbs .that often end in
ed San LAPD colleagues who he cliffs.


Syrian troops, rebels clash over Damascus highway


The Associated Press

BEIRUT Syrian troops
backed by warplanes bat-
tled rebels for control of
a key highway in Damas-
cus Saturday, a day after
opposition forces cut the
strategic artery as part of
what they say are efforts
to lay the groundwork for


an eventual assault on the
heavily defended capital.
Rebels have been on the
offensive in Damascus
since launching a series
of attacks on government
positions on Wednesday.
They brought their fight to
within a mile of the heart
'of the capital on Friday,
seizing army checkpoints


and cutting a key highway
as they pressed their cam-,
paign for the city, the seat
of President Bashar Assad's
power.
The fighting is the heavi-
est to hit Damascus since
July, when a first rebel as-
sault managed to capture
several neighborhoods
before a punishing gov-


ernment counteroffensive.
After that rebel foray, the
regime quickly reasserted
its control over the city,
which has spared Damas-
cus much of the violence
and destruction that the
civil war has wrought on
other major urban centers.
Both the rebels and the
government consider the


fight for Damascus the
most likely endgame in a
civil war that has already
killed more than 60,000
people. The city is heavily
fortified and dotted with
armed checkpoints, and
activists say it is surround-
ed with three of the most
loyal divisions of the army,
including the Republican


Guard and the feared 4th
Division, commanded by
Assad's brother Maher.
The latest Damascus of-
fensive did not appear to
be coordinated with reb-
els on other sides of the
capital, and it was unclear'
whether the opposition
fighters would be able to
hold their ground.


Briefs
Assassination fears
haunt Egypt leaders
CAIRO -Watching the
events in Tunisia, where a
leading anti-Islamist
politician was shot to
death this past week,
members of Egypt's liberal
opposition are fearfully
asking: Could it happen
here too?
Their fears of a ren-
egade Islamist attack on
any of the top opposition
leaders have been hiked
by religious edicts issued
by hardline clerics on TV
saying they must be killed.
But even before those
edicts, activists have been
worried by signs they say
show that ruling Islamists
are starting to target their
ranks disappearances
of activists from protests,
telephone death threats,
warnings from security
officials.
Some in the opposi-
tion say there's no sure
proof of a campaign, just
worrisome patterns. But
the fears point to how
agitated the atmosphere
has become in Egypt, with
tempers hiked on both
sides. The mainly liberal
and secular opposition
accuses Islamist President
Mohammed Morsi of
unleashing security forces
to crush their protests
against him. In turn,
many Islamist backers of
the president are con-
vinced that the opposition
is trying to topple a
democratically elected
leader by force. .

Fashion Week crowd
busy on cellphones
NEWYORK Remem-
ber clapping? As in when
a fashion designer puts
on his runway finale and
then takes a bow before an
adoring crowd.
The fashion hordes these
days are way too busy
tweeting, Instagramming
and taking video with their
smartphones to put those
busy hands together. But
more often than not, so
are the fashion houses.
Technology has taken
over in important ways for
designers and was ready-
made for this NewYork
Fashion Week as the huge
storm had the elite teeter-
ing around Manhattan in
blowing snow, clutching
those phones.
Audiences had already
been on the bandwagon,
taking phone pics from
their seats and posting
reviews online before
the models were off the
runway, but designers are
figuring out how to use
all the instant feedback to
their advantage.
Before the snow hit,
information went out to
retailers, editors, stylists
and bloggers on how to
view the Donna Karan and
Helmut Lang shows online
and through phone apps
for those unable to attend
in person.

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IV arianna Girls Basketball


Lady Bulldogs eliminated in first round


BY DUSTIN KENT
dkent@jcfloridan.com

The Marianna Lady Bulldogs
saw their season come to an
end Thursday night in Tallahas-
see, as they fell to the Florida
High Lady Seminoles 59-36 in
the first round of the 4A state
tournament.
Ieshia Small scored 32 points
to lead the Lady Seminoles, who
improved to 20-6 on the season


and advanced to Tuesday's Re-
gional Semifinals to take on the
Walton Lady Braves, who beat
Godby 67-49 on Thursday.
Florida High jumped all over
Marianna from the opening tip,
taking a 20-4 lead in the first
quarter behind eight points
from Small, but the Lady Bull-
dogs fought back in the second
period to cut the deficit to 29-20
at halftime.
But the Lady Seminoles re-


gained control in the third quar-
ter, outscoring MHS 17-6 to push
the lead out to 20 and coasted
from there.
With the loss, Marianna's sea-
son ended with a record of 6-15,
but coach Chucky Brown said
he was very happy about the
way his team comported itself
Thursday night.
"We walked in with some
jitters at the start, but after that,
I felt we played well," he said. "I


thought we played our tails off
when we needed to. The way we
fought back after that first quar-
ter to come into halftime only
down nine, I was proud of that."
But ultimately Small and the
Lady Seminoles proved too tal-
ented to corral, with the highly-
touted 5-foot-10 senior guard
Small dominating the game and
displaying why she is one of the

See ELIMINATED, Page 5B


COTTONDALE BOYS BASKETBALL

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The Cottondale Hornets celebrate their 42-40 victory over Sneads in the District 3-1A tournament championship game Saturday night.


Hornets win district in dramatic fashion


BY DUSTIN KENT
dkent@jcfloridan.com

COTTONDALE The Cottondale Hor-
nets went into the District 3-1A tourna-.
ment a wounded team. They leave the
tournament as champions.
" For the second straight night, the Hor-
nets got a go-ahead basket in the final
seconds Saturday night to take a 42-41
victory over the Sneads Pirates in the
championship game.
In Cottondale's 57-56 double overtime
win over top-seeded Graceville on Fri-
day night, it was senior point guard DJ
Roulhac wh.ohit the game-winner.
On Saturday against the tournament's


No. 2 seed, it was another senior in Jac-
quez Walker who hit the final shot, fin-
ishing off glass on the left baseline after
getting a nice bounce pass from senior
forward Sheldon Vann with 3.5 seconds
to play..
Devin Hayes had one last chance with
a desperation heave from about 30 feet
out, but it hit off glass as time expired and
the Hornets' fans stormed the court.
Jerodd Blount finished with 12 points
to lead Cottondale, with Roulhac adding
nine, Walker eight, and Tristan Braxton
six. ;
Braxton hit back to back threes tb put
the Hornets up 38-34 with 3:40 to play
after consecutive buckets by Alfonso


Brown had put the Pirates up two.
Hayes answered with a triple of his
own and another bucket by Brown made
it 39-38 Sneads with 2140 remaining.
A driving finish off glass by Blount gave
the lead back to Cottondale with 1:30
left, and a free throw by Hayes tied the
game back up with 50.4 seconds on the
clock.
The Hornets then held the ball for the
last shot, calling timeout to set up a final
play with 10.6 seconds left.
The ball was inbounded to Roulhac in
the back court who found Vann in the
middle of the floor, and Vann took two

See DRAMATIC, Page 4B


Sneads Baseball


Pirates


motivated


for more


in 2013
BY DUSTIN KENT
dkent@jcfloridan.com

By any measure, the Sneads
Pirates had a very successful
season in 2012: finishing first in
the District 3-1A regular season
standings and going on to win
the district tournament title and
make the playoffs.
But a heartbreaking playoff
loss to the Bozeman Bucks ha*
coach Mark Guerra's Pirates
wanting for more in 2013.
The Pirates gave up a seventh
inning lead in a 4-3 defeat in the
first round of the playoffs to the
Bucks, who went on to beat Lib-
erty County and advance to the
state semifinals.
It's a loss that Guerra said has
stayed with his seven returning
players and served as motiva-
tion going into this year.
"It was extremely disappoint-
ing. It was really hard to be so
close and come up short," he
said. "That really hurt them. The
players still talk about it. It was
very frustrating. There was not
much that needed to be said
this year. It would've been differ-
ent if we had gotten beaten bad,
but when you're that close, you.
understand you have to work.
harder than last year and not let
those opportunities slip away.
Everything you do counts. You
can't make those mistakes. That's
where we're at right now."
If the Pirates are taking aim at
a deep playoff run, they've got a
pretty good core of returning tal-
ent to build with, as four senior
pitchers with starting experi-
ence return in Devin Hayes, Aus-
tin Lombardo, Brandon Moats,

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Marianna Boys Basketball


Braves take down Bulldogs in OT


BY DUSTIN KENT
dkent@jcfloridan.com

The Marianna Bulldogs took
two victories of the Walton
Braves during the regular sea-
son, but unfortunately for the
Bulldogs, the third win that was
most needed didn't come.
Walton turned the tables on
MHS in the semifinal of the
District 1-4A tournament Fri-
day night in Pensacola, taking a
63-57 overtime win to advance
to Saturday's district title game
and eliminate the Bulldogs.
Ken Randolph scored .22
points and Deshun Tucker had
21 for the Braves, while Herman
Williams and Keyman Borders
each had 11 points to lead Mari-
anna, with Trey Clemons adding
nine, Warren McCord eight, and
Shaquarious Baker seven.
The Braves were in control
most of the way, taking a 26-19


halftime edge and leading by as
much as 12 in the third quarter,
but the Bulldogs fought back
and sent the game into overtime
on a buzzer-beating jumper by
McCord.
But Walton regained the ad-
vantage in the extra session and'
held off MHS for the win:
"I thought Walton played re-
ally well," Marianna coach Tra-
vis Blanton said after the game.
"Our kids fought hard to get
back in it. It's just one of those
deals where Walton played a
little better than we did."
The Braves took the Bulldogs
by surprise by switching up
their defense from an aggressive
trapping attack to a packed in 1-
2-2 zone that forced Marianna
to try to win the game from the
outside.
Blanton said that it was the
last thing that his team was
expecting.


"I thought we had four really
good days of practice and w\ere
as \xell prepared as we could be
foi \wat \we thought \Walton was
going to do.' lie said. "\v spent
most of our time preparing for
their pressure, but they packed
in the zone, which was prob-
ably smart on their part. We just
didn't shoot it well enough to
make them come out of it."
It was a tough loss for the Bull-
dogs, who likely have their best
basketball ahead of them with
six of their top eight players set
to return next seaSon, includ-
ing three sophomores and two
freshmen.
But that doesn't make it' any
easier for Marianna's four se-
niors, Borders, McCord, Jeremy
Wilson, and Charmaine John-
son, Blanton said.
"I feel bad for the seniors, but


See BULLDOGS, Page 4B


DISTRICT CHAMPS!


MARK SKINNER/FLIORIDAN
alone's Anthony Speights grabs a loose ball
during a game against Sneads last week.
Malone beat Paxton 75-62 in the District 1-1A
title game in Milton on Saturday night. Ty Baker led the
way with 22 points. The Tigers host Chipley in the first
round of the 1A playoffs on Feb. 19.


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Sneads Boys Basketball



Pirates clinch berth with win over Wewa


BY DUSTIN KENT
dkent@jcfloridan.com

COTTONDALE The Sneads
Pirates kept their season alive,
Friday night with a 75-59 victory
over the Wewahitchka Gators in
the District 3-1A tournament
semifinals.
Darius Williams scored 21
points to lead the Pirates, while
Jeremy Wert added 18, Devin


Hayes 11, and Jalon Daniels 10.
With the win, the Pirates (14-
12) advanced to Saturday night's
title game against the host Cot-
tondale Hornets.
Sneads controlled the game
most of the way, using a 12-2 run
midway through the first half to
take a 23-13 lead after a triple by
Williams.
The margin was 37-26 at
halftime, and the Pirates used


a big surge in the third quarter
to take a commanding 21-point
lead.
A breakaway dunk by Williams
capped a 21-6 run to start the
second half to put Sneads up 56-
35 with 2:25 left in the period.
The Gators answered with sev-
en straight points to close the
quarter, with a three-pointer by
Micah Lister and a bucket by Ja-
var Hill cutting the margin to 14


after three.
Two more from RaheemWright
made it 56-44, and a three two
minutes into the fourth by Clay
Sasser trimmed the Pirates lead
to 61-51.
But a bucket from Alfonso
Brown, two free throws by Jer-
emy White, and then an im-
pressive sequence of plays by
Williams that started with a big
blocked shot and ended with an


offensive put-back on a Brown
miss pushed the lead back up to
16.
A Hunter Johnson three-
pointer put the Pirates up 71-
53 with 2:31 to play and gave
Sneads all the cushion it would
need.
Wright finished with 30 points
to lead the Gators, who finished
the season with a record of 18-8,
while Sasser added nine points.


Cottondale Boys Basketbal


Roulhac's clutch shot gives Hornets dramatic playoff win


BY DUSTIN KENT
dkent@jcfloridan.com

COTTONDALE When
the Cottondale Hornets
ended their regular season
on an eight-game losing
streak, their prospects of
making a return trip to the
1A state playoffs seemed
dim.
But after their senior
point guard DJ Roulhac's
last-second game-winner
against Graceville on Fri-
day night in the District 3-
1A tournament semifinals,
the playoffs are just where
the Hornets are heading.
'Roulhac made a driving
bank shot with 1.9 sec-
onds left in double over-
time to lift Cottondale to
a dramatic 57-56 win over
Graceville to clinch a play-
off berth and eliminate the
top-seeded Tigers.
"It feels good to win and
to put Graceville out,"
Roulhac said after the
game. "We played tough all
game. (On the last shot), I
. knew I was either going to
make this or we go home,
and I made it."
Roulhac finished with 21


points to lead the Hornets,
with Jerodd Blount add-
ing 19 points, including
a crucial three-pointer in
the second OT to cut a six-
point Graceville lead in half
with 1:04 to play.
An offensive rebound and
put-back by Sheldon Vann
cut the margin to one with
11.4 seconds on the clock,
and after a pair of missed
free throws by Graceville's
Rasheed Campbell, Roul-
hac made the game-winner
to send the home crowd
into a frenzy.
.Graceville had one last
chance with a quarter-
court heave by Marquis
White that didn't come
close as time expired.
"It was a great environ-
ment and a great game,"
Cottondale coach Chris
Obert said. "It was two
teams playing hard and
getting after it. It was just a
war, which is kind of what
we expected it to be."
The game had several
ebbs and flows, with the
Hornets jumping on the Ti-
gers at the start and taking
a 22-9 lead before Gracev-
ille fought back to get to


within nine at halftime.
White, the Tigers' leading
scorer this season, was held
scoreless in the half but got
it going in the third quarter
with seven points.
However, Cottondale
kept the lead at nine going
into the fourth, but the Ti-
gers took control in the fi-
nal period, going on an 11-
1 run to take a 37-36 lead
on a bucket by White with
2:18 remaining.
Another bucket by White
put the Tigers up three, and
Graceville led 40-36 with
1:50 left in regulation.
A basket by Blount cut
the lead in half, and after
a Tigers turnover, Roulhac
scored on a free throw line
jumper to tie the game up
with 20 seconds on the
clock. Graceville couldn't
win it at the end of regula-
tion, as a driving attempt
by Campbell was off target
in the waning seconds.
Blount started the over-
time with a three-pointer,
but White came right back
with a driving three-point
play to tie it back up.
The Hornets led 48-45
after a put;back by Jacquez


Walker with 1:10 on the
clock, but White canned a
clutch triple on Graceville's
next possession to tie it,
and the Tigers got it back
with another chance to
win it with a walk-off with
6.7 seconds to play.
But the Tigers were un-
able to convert again, and
the game went into another
OT, and this time it was the
Tigers that struck the first
blow, getting another three
from White and a three-
point play by Devonte Mer-
ritt to go up 54-49 with 2:18
on the clock.
A free throw by Campbell
made it 55-49 with 1:21
remaining, with Blount's
key three-pointer coming
on the next Cottondale
possession.
The Hornets finished
the game with an 8-1 run
over the final 1:04 of the
game, a remarkable come-
back when it looked for
the world like Cottondale's
valiant effort was going to
come in defeat.
"Honestly, I didn't know
how much more we had
left in us at that point," Ob-
ert said. "But the kids were


able to dig down and just
showed a lot of toughness
to pull it out. (Blount) had
some shots that he prob-
ably rushed earlier, but
when we were down six
he hit a big three to make
it a one-possession game,
and DJ hit some big ones
down the stretch to pull it
Qut. Both of those guys are
good players and were able
to make some plays to help
us win.
"But it was a total team
effort. Sheldon (Vann) and
(Norris Calhoun) and Eli
(Jackson) all played hard
and (Jacquez Walker, Da-
kota Haddock, and Tristan
Braxton) all gave us good
minutes off the bench."
With the win, Cotton-
dale (12-14) advanced to
Saturday night's title game
against the Sneads Pirates,
who took a 75-59 win over
Wewahitchka in Friday's
first semifinal.
For the Tigers, their sea-
son ends in disappoint-


ment at 15-11, as they
failed to make the playoffs
despite finishing as the top
seed in the district and win-
ning their last eight district
games to finish the season.
Unfortunately for
Graceville, one of its worst
shooting performances of
the year came at the worst
possible time, as the Ti-
gers converted just 2-of-17
from the three-point line
in a dreadful first half, and
struggled to find offense all
night.
"We haven't shot
that bad ever," Tigers
coach Matt Anderson said
after the game. "I felt like
we played hard, but we
just missed too many open
shots and free throws. We
had some good looks, but
we couldn't get anything to
go."
White finished with 23
points to lead the Tigers,
with Rashard McKinnie
adding 12, Campbell 10,
and Merritt eight.


Fishing


LAKE SEMINOLE Bass
fishing is good. The fish are
"back and forth" with the
fluctuating temperatures,
but are in general in a defi-
nite prespawn mode. Fish
grass flats with shallow to
medium-running crank-
baits over sandy bottoms
if possible. Seek sandbars
near deeper water and fish
these spots with Carolina-
rigged 6-inch worms. Bass
should be on the move all
over the lake soon.
Crappies are good. Both
minnows and.jigs are
paying off. Jig-fishing will
improve markedly as the
approaching spring weath-
er warms consistently.
Bream, catfish and other
species are still relatively
inactive.

LAKE EUFAULA -- Bass
are reported as slow. Fish
right now seem to be in the
late-winter doldrums. All
presentations used in bass
fishing right now must
be.employed very slowly.
Slow-rolling spinnerbaits
in submerged wood struc-
ture is a good strategy at
present. Also recommend-
ed are jigs, spoons and
slowly fished. oft-plastic
baits. Wood structure up
the creeks seems the best
target area now.
.The hybrids are still on
the deeper ledges, but for
now are suspended and
slow to bite.


Crappies remain deep
and have slowed down.
For now, continue fishing
minnows and tipped jigs
around deep structure.
Shallow up as the water
warms.
Bream and catfish re-
main very slow for now.

LAKE ANDREWS/CHAT-
TAHOOCHEE RIVER The
largemouths will be con-
gregating on the main river
ledges during the cold
weather, where it is pos-
sible to catch one occa-
sionally on jigging spoons
and jig-and-pig combos.
Fishing will be slow, as the
bass will not be very active
over the next few days. On
a positive note, the few fish
taken right now are likely
to be quality individu-
als. Return to the creek
mouths with crankbaits
and Texas-rigs when the
water warms.
Catfish will be slow in the
cold water, but now is the
time to look forward to a
warm-up and expect the
larger channel cats, blues,
and flatheads to become
more active in the tailwa-
ters soon.
Crappies are still slow
and will remain so for
awhile. As on the res-
ervoirs, they are due to
become more active with
warmer weather.
Hybrids and *feam con-
tinue on the slow side.


Conunentary

Are you a hunter? Really?


S s hunting seasons
again draw to a
lose, ask yourself,
"Am I a hunter? Do I
honor the pastime, the
sporting tradition?"
When the hint of fall
first tweaked the air
did the blood of the
hunt once again course
through your veins? Did
you longingly anticipate
the stalk, the chase, the
smell of spent powder,
the killing of game? Did
you plan, or dream,
thinking of trophy bucks,
rabbits pursued by beagle
packs, or skeins of water-
fowl pitching in to your
decoys on cold, blustery
mornings?
Oh, yes, you hunted
avidly and often. That is
you. Sporting pursuit is
your passion, Often, too,
there was game to be
proudly carried front the
field, the exclusive gauge


of success for many a
modern Nimrod.
By that
standard,
j Y you suc-
ceeded.
S You passed
muster.
Bob Congratu-
Kornegy nations.
But were
you a
hunter? Truly?
"What?" you ask. "Of
course I was. I drew my
bow and fired my gun
many times. My game
bag bulged. My freezer is'
full."
That is admirable. You
are skilled. But while
you were killing what
else were you doing?
During the minutes,
hours, or days before
the deer was covered by
your cross-hairs what
were your thoughts and.
observations?


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Dear Annie: I am 39 years old. For
the past 20 years, I have had ongoing
therapy to recover from the sexual abuse
I suffered as a child. My abuser was my
half-brother. When I finally said some-
thing at the age of 13, my family did
not believe or support me. Since then,
family gatherings have been especially
difficult because my family expects me
to attend when my abuser is present. I
can't even tell you how difficult it is to be
around him. The flashbacks are unbear-
able. Five years ago, with the support of
my counselor, I decided I didn't need to
subject myself to that kind of torture and
stopped going to these family functions.
The problem now is that no one men-
tions the abuse, especially to his wife and
two daughters. His wife, who is clue-
less, sends me Christmas and birthday
presents, which makes me extremely
uncomfortable, especially when I see his
name on the card. Is it OK for me to ask
her to stop? I don't want to insert myself
into their lives or cause problems, but I
can't deal with this.
STILL HEALING

Dear Healing: Is there a risk that your
half-brother would abuse his daughters?
If so, it is imperative that you inform his
wife so she can protect her children. It
is OK to ask your sister-in-law to stop
sending gifts and cards, or you can send
a letter to your half-brother, asking him
to please cease all communication. If
you cannot bring yourself to write to him
directly, please ask a friend to do it for
you.

Dear Annie: I am retired and am trying
to unburden myself of possessions. I re-
cently contacted a niece to ask whether
she-would like some cashmere sweaters.
They are clean and in good condition.
She said yes, so I mailed them to her.
I also included a few blouses with the
price tags still attached and a wool coat. I
didn't hear back.
Several weeks later, I emailed her to
ask whether she had received the pack-


age. After a month with no reply, I sent
another email asking whether she liked
the clothes. Still no reply. I finally wrote
her mother, explaining the situation and
asking that she find out from her daugh-
ter whether she liked the clothes. Mom
didn't reply, either.
I get along well with my niece and her
mother. I will be talking with my brother
soon and would like to ask him what to
do. The last time I sent his girls some-
thing and didn't hear back was 10 years
ago. When I mentioned it to my brother,
he interpreted it as a judgment that he
wasn't raising them right.
The niece is now 29, and you'd think
she would know better. What do you rec-
ommend? Should I ask my brother, albeit
carefully? Without a doubt, I will not be
offering this niece anything again.
DISAPPEARING CONNECTIONS

Dear Disappearing: Your niece is amaz-
ingly inconsiderate. There is no excuse
for not communicating about the pack-
age you sent. Please stop asking whether
she liked the items. We understand that
you want to know, but while your niece
should thank you for your thoughtful-
ness, she is not obligated to reveal her
preferences. Repeated questioning will
get you nowhere. Let it go, and consider
it an unpleasant lesson learned.

Dear Annie: Your answer to "Distressed
in Duanesburg," the overwhelmed high
school senior, was kind and helpful. I
would like to add that a little breathing
meditation goes a long way, too. Just 10
minutes a day will reduce her stress.
, I used to' feel overwhelmed, but then
started to meditate. "Distressed" may
think she cannot possibly add another
thing to her schedule, but meditation
actually brings space to our packed days.
It isn't emptying the brain of thoughts,
as many believe. Breathing meditation
is about learning to focus on just your
breath and requires practice.
PEACEFUL AND FOCUSED
IN NEWYORK.


Bridge


Many years ago, an expert married
couple played together, and whenever
the wife was the declarer, the husband
turned on his portable CD player. As you
might have guessed, they are not still
married. But if running tunes through
your mind helps you to relax and think
more clearly, do it.
In today's deal, what do you think of
the bidding? After West leads his fourth-
highest heart against three no-trump,
what should South do?
The South hand has only 19 high-card
points, but it has a very good five-card
suit, one 10 and two nines. It also has
seven control points (ace 2; king 1),
which is normal for a two-no-trump
opening. So I agree with South's bid. And
North, with 4-3-3-3 distribution, was
playing the percentages in not using
Stayman.
Declarer starts with seven top tricks:
four spades, one heart, one diamond
and one club. And there are at least three
more winners available from the club
suit.
The original declarer, though, was
tone-deaf. Thinking West had led away
from the heart king, South played low
from the board. However, East won with
his king and shifted to the diamond king.
Declarer ducked, took the next diamond,


West
A94
V 10 8 652
*742
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North
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South


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East
A 8 6 5 3
8653
VK7
* K Q J.10 9
*83


4 AKJ
V J93
*A3
* A Q 10 9 2


Dealer: South
Vulnerable: Both
South West North
2 NT Pass 3 NT


East
All pass


Opening lead: V 5


crossed to dummy with a heart, and ran
the club jack. But when the finesse lost,
the contract went down two.
If South had been humming, he would
have won the first trick with dummy's
heart ace and taken the club finesse.
Then he would have won at least 10
tricks.


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World
Almanac
Today is the 41st day of
2013 and the 52nd day of
winter.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In
1840, Britain's Queen
Victoria married Prince
Albert.
In 1967, the 25th
Amendment to the
Constitution, clarifying
presidential succession,
was ratified.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS:
Charles Lamb (1775-
1834), writer; Boris
Pasternak (1890-1960),
writer; Jimmy Durante
(1893-1980), comedian;
Bertolt Brecht (1898-
1956), playwright; Rob
Wagner (1930-), actor;
Mark Spitz (1950-),
swimmer; John Cali-
pari (1959-), basket-
ball coach; George
Stephanopoulos (1961-),
journalist; Laura Dern
(1967-), actress; Emma
Roberts (1991-), actress.
TODAY'S FACT Play-
wright Arthur Miller died
exactly 56 years after his
"Death of a Salesman"
opened in New York on
this date in 1949.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "The
greatest pleasure I know
is to do a good action
by stealth and have it
found out by accident."
Charles Lamb
TODAY'S NUMBER: 9
children Queen Victo-
ria and Prince Albert had
together. All married into
royal houses in Europe.


Horoscopes
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-
Feb. 19) -Your greatest
asset is your ability to
take pieces of various
ideas and bring them
together.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March
20) -You won't have
any trouble rejecting
persons who make de-
mands of you.
ARIES (March 21-April
19) Don't ignore your
instincts concerning
dealings with others.
STAURUS (April 20-
May 20) Since you're
strongly motivated to
fulfill a certain ambi-
tious objective, let your
cleverness guide you.
GEMINI (May 21-June
20) Because you and
someone with whom
you enjoy warm emo-
tional ties care about
each other, you'll stand
by his or her efforts.
CANCER (June 21-July
22) If you want a win-
ning group endeavor,
make sure the people
involved respect each
other.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)
- There's no need to
dodge difficult deci-
sions, because your
judgment is likely to be
keener than usual.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept.
22) -You are presently
in a cycle where your
work is being noticed
and even rewarded.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct.
23) If the person
whom you have been
yearning to get to know
better seems reticent
about opening up, take
matters in your own
hands.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov.
22) -You could be
extremely successful at
finalizing a materially
meaningful situation.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-
Dec. 21) Owing to the
considerate way you've
been treating people
lately, your popularity is
trending upward.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-
Jan. 19) -Your financial
aspects are looking
rather strong, with one
exception: involvements
with people who expect
to reap what you sow.


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shark
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13 Malt
beverage
14 Desktop
picture
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16 Arbitrated
18 Bagpipers'
garb
20 Email
provider
21 Cunning
22 Gray-
brdwn bird
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org.
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33 Vegetable
sponge
35 Angelina
of films
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37 Somber
38 Dry
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39 Bottle part
41 Curvy
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45 Marble
48 Young man
49 Hang loose
53 Formal
(2 wds.)
56 Helper
57 Mix up
58 Want ad
abbr.
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head
60 Sanskrit
dialect
61 Hwys.
62 Arizona city
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papers
2 Jai -
3 Ancient
cosmetic
4 Deposes
5 Listener's
need
6 Blurred
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8 Flat-
needled
tree
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frosting
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Man"
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131 love (Lat.)
14 Conductor's
shout
(2 wds.)
16 Refrain
syllables
17 Excited
(2 wds.)
18 Manicurist's
board
20 Clean a
fish
21 Explosive
letters
22 Knight's
quest
25 Lift anchor
(2 wds.)
29 Facial
features
30 Cat coat
31 Anger
32 Clinch a
deal
33 Above, to
poets
34 Fusses
35Single
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families
39Sushi
morsel
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Mr.
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49 Earnest
effort
51 MPG raters
52 Microwaves,
e.g.
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54 Pledge
55 Salamander
56Winery
cask

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problem
2 Stare
rudely
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4 Give or
take
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8 Harvard
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LOS ANGELES Music fans who turned out to
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That Song" discussion got a little more than they
expected thanks to Snoop Dogg a contact high.
The rapper smoked marijuana during Saturday's
panel discussion, lighting up a large, Kush-filled
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BY DUSTIN KENT
dkent@jcfloridan.com

The Malone Tigers made easy work
of the Central Jaguars in the semifinals
of the District 1-1A tournament in
Milton on Friday night, exploding for a
103-33 win over the host team to clinch
a playoff berth and a spot in Saturday
night's district title game against
Paxton.
The Tigers (23-2) left little drama for
the home crowd, jumping out to a 31-
9 lead in the first quarter and taking a
68-16 edge into halftime.
Malone's lead was 60 after three
quarters, as the offensive onslaught
continued.
Chai Baker finished with a game-
high 26 points on 8-of-12 from the
three-point line, with Ty Baker adding
16 points and 10 rebounds, Anthony


Speights 14 points, and James Dallas
10.
For the game, the Tigers shot a scald-
ing-hot 17-of-31 from behind the
three-point arc.
"The first half was just ridiculous.
That's as good as I've ever seen," Malo-
ne coach Steven Welch said after the
game.
"It was crazy. We came out like we
were mad at somebody. We were fly-
ing all over the place. We talked about
it being a one-game season and play-
ing with urgency and they took it to
heart."
It was the sixth straight win overall
for the Tigers, their 11th in a row against
district teams, and it put them at 23-0
against in-state teams for the year.
Paxton advanced to the champion-
ship game by beating Bethlehem in the
first semifinal on Friday.


Bulldogs
From Page 1B
I'm proud of them and all the
work they put in," he said. "At
the same time, maybe it will
light a fire under the young
kids.
"I told the seniors I appre-
ciated them and what they
did. They didn't leave the
well dry. They drank water
out of the well left by others,
and they didn't leave it empty
for the next group to come
through."
The loss broke a streak of
nine consecutive playoff ap-
pearances for the Bulldogs,
who last failed to make the
state tournament in 2003.
"It's been a long time since
we've been in this spot, but
if you stay in it long enough
you'll get both ends of the
spectrum," Blanton said.
"Whenyouworkhard enough,
you get success, but some-
times you can work just as
hard and be unsuccessful."


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No. 8 Hurricanes drub North Carolina, 87-61


The AssociatedPress they earned a standing ovation from
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. The Miami With the Heat stars watching, the
Hurricanes played so well Saturday eighth-ranked Hurricanes put on


19, while the Pirates will
Dramatic have to travel to face West
Gadsden in their first round
From Page 1B game. After the game, Cot-
dribbles in and found an tondale coach Chris Obert
open Walker cutting to the said that the district cham-
basket for the finish. pionship run was a credit
With the win, the Hornets to the mental resolve of his
will get to host their first players.
round playoffgame against, "It's all about the kids.
the Bozeman Bucks on Feb. They've been warriors


a show, making a school record-ty-
ing 15 3-pointers and extending
their winning streak to 11 games by
beating North Carolina 87-61.


for the last few years," he.
said. "They've lost two dis-
trict titles and they always
wanted to win one. It's just
a big thing for them af-
ter the struggles that they
went through. I don't know
if there was another group
of kids that could pull to-
gether like that.
"It was big to have the


tournament in Cottondale
and have the support of the
community and the fans.
The kids fed off of that. At
the end of the day, they
had to dig deep to win at
the buzzer twice to make
it happen and they did it.
I have a lot of love and re-
spect for the guys. I'm just
real proud of them."


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MONDAY NIGHT ROLLERS
2/4/13
Team Standings W-L
1) Don't Know 32-20
2) Adam's Funeral Home 32-20
3) Marianna Office Supply 28.5-23.5
4) Monday Nite Special 23.5-285
5) Mary's Day Care 22-30
6) 2 Men & A Lady 18-34
High Team Game Monday Nite
Special: 721 -
High Team Series -Monday Nite
Special: 1983
High Game Female Barb Gilbertson:
192
High Game Male Don Still: 216
High Series Female Barb Gilbertson:
447
High Series Male-Tom Arnold: 598
TUESDAY MORNING
COFFEE LEAGUE
2/5/13
Team Standings *W-L
1) Kindel Awards 52-40
2) Champion Tile 51-41
3) Family Dentistry 51-41
4) Down Home Dental Center50-42
5) Jim's Buffet & Grill 49-43
6) Marianna Animal Hospital 41-51
7) Perfect Nails 39-53
8) James & Sikes 35-57
High Team Series: Family,Dentistry:
910
High Team Game: Champion Tile: 2580
High Game Female: LuAnn Kindelspire:
199
High Game Male: Dan Harris: 257
High Series Female: LuAnn Kindel-
spire: 516
High Series Man: Dan Harris: 591
TUESDAY NIGHT
MIXED LEAGUE
2/5/13
Team Standings W-L
1) Kindel Pro Shop 62-30
2) We're Back Again 555-36.5
3) X-Men 55-37
4) Lu's Crew 525-39.5
5) All Day 50.5-41.5
6) Shelton Trucking 44.5-47.5
7) James Gang 42-50
8) D and D 42-50
9) Oak Creek Honey 415-50.5
10) Marianna Metal 38-54
11) Backwoods Bowlers 36.5-55.5
11) El-Rio 27-65
High Game Hdcp: Kindel Pro Shop:976
High Series HdcpLu's Crew: 2728
High Game Men: Jay Roberts:257
High Series Women: Dale Reynolds:
524
High Series Men: Jay Roberts: 718
High Series Women: Dale Reynolds:
524
WEDNESDAY NIGHT MIXED
2/6/13
Team Standings W-L
1) Big Lots- 60-32
2) Marianna Metal 53-39
3) Fireballs 51-41
4) Adventure Drive 51-41
5) Perfections Detailing 50-42
6) Try Hards 48-44
7) Hollis Body Shop 47-45
8) 2 Pairof Nuts 46-46
9) Harley'sHawgs 39-53
10) Smith's Supermarket 39-53
11) EJ Sound Machine 37-55
12) Mr. Bingo 31-61
High Team Hdcp Game: EJ Sound
Machine: 951
High Team Hdcp Series: EJ Sound
Machine: 2727
High Game Female: Mary Jones: 220
High Game Male: Jason Kindelspire:
268
High Series Female: Mary Jones: 530
High Series Male: Jason K: 722
CHIPOLA MEN'S LEAGUE
2/7/2013
Team Standings W-L
1) Kindel Lanes 2 17-3
2) Perfections Detailing 13-7
3) Remedials 12-8
4) X Men 12-8
5) 3 Aces & a Deuce 10-10
6) The Possee 9-11
7) Ricoh 9-11
8) Ouzts Again 8-12
9) Man On 8-12
10) The Wolf Pack 2-18
High Team Game: Man On: 987
High Team Series: Kindel Lanes 2:2760
High Man Game: Jack Townsell: 268
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and Caleb Alexander, while
junior outfielder Trent
Clark and sophomore sec-
ond baseman Hunter John-
son also return after start-
ing last season. It's a solid
foundation of experienced
talent to work with, espe-
cially on the mound where
the four returners will be
joined by hard-throwing
sophomore Cade Hall and
Clark to form a deep pitch-
ing staff that could be the
strength of the team.
"I would like to think
so," Guerra said. (Assistant
coach) Pat Jones is back at
Sneads now and he's done a
great job with the pitchers,
and I'd like to say that will
be the strength for us, but
we've still got a lot to learn
and go over with as pitch-
ers. We don't have a domi-
nant pitcher. I don't think
one person stands out like
John Locke did last year,
but we've got quite a few
guys who can go up there
and toe the rubber and
pitch. We're not hurting for
arms. We've got quite a few.
* "We've got six guys who
pitch and they're all pretty
close to the same. If they
come out throwing strikes
at the beginning of the
year and we get a couple
of wins, that could give us
some confidence and the
staff could be pretty good."
Locke was the undisput-
ed ace of the staff last sea-
son and earned All-County
honors, but there is no
clear-cut No. 1 pitcher as
of yet, with Hayes, Moats,
and Lombardo set to be


Eliminated
From Page 1B
top 20-rated high school
basketball prospects in the
country.
"She's a big-time player,"
Brown 'said of Small. "I
thought we played her
well. Most every shot she
made was contested. I
wasn't upset with the shots
that she made. I told the
girls theywon't see another
player around here like
that for a while. They'll be
able to watch her playing
on' TV at the Division-I
level next year."
" Shaniah Spellman
led Marianna with 10


the main starting rotation,
while Alexander, Hall, and
Clark will work out of the
bullpen primarily. Howev-
er, it wasn't just Locke's right
arm that will be missed this
season, but also his bat as
one of the team's top hit-
ters, as he formed with
shortstop and lead-off hit-
ter Aaron Green to form a
dynamic duo in the Pirates'
lineup last season.
The loss of Green could be
the toughest to deal with, as
Sneads will have to break in
a new shortstop and find a
new table-setter at the top
of the batting order.
Centerfielder Ryan Dan-
ford will get the first chance
to hit in the lead-off spot,
but Guerra said that the
most critical challenge
his team faces is finding
a shortstop to anchor the
defense.
Hall and Moats are the
two players competing for
the starting position, with
Guerra saying, that both
players would play a lot this
year regardless of who wins
the job.
"The shortstop thing
hurts because you take
your starting shortstop for
three years and you've got
to fill that spot, so that's the.
question on the defense
right now," he said. "We've
got the two guys work-
ing out there and one will
win the job and the other
we'll have to move around.
They're both working hard
and trying to win the spot,
but whoever doesn't win it
is still going to stay in the
lineup.
"One. thing Cade has
over Brandon is youth. A
lot of times, I like to go on


points, while Bri Johnson
added eight, and Shakira
Handsford and Danielle
Holden had seven points
each.
The Lady Bulldogs were,
playing without starting
center Latia Bass, who was
out with an injury.
Despite the loss, Brown
said he and his players take
encouragement from their
strong finish, particularly
without having Bass in the
lineup, and are positive
about the future with only
two players graduating
from this year's team.
"I'm excited for the girls
and they're real excited
about what we can be next
year," he said.


a three-year plan with a
shortstop. I had Aaron for
three years. It's tough when
you have to put a senior in
there who has to work hard
to be smooth and comfort-
able and make all the plays
at shortstop and then you
have to go and do it all
again the next year."
Danford will give the Pi-
rates athleticism and range
in center to replace Locke,
and Johnson will work ex-
clusively at second, though
virtually every other spot
on defense will be affect-


ed by the game's starting
pitcher, with several play-
ers being counted on to
play multiple positions in
the field.
Despite the loss of key
offensive cogs in Locke
and Green, Guerra said he
believes his team can be
even better offensively'this
season, with Danford and
Johnson giving Sneads two
lefties near the top of the
order to go along with solid
bats like Hayes, Lombardo,
and Moats, and the new-
comer Hall, who the coach


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Garden of Memory Cemetery Chapel of
Memories, companion Mausoleum, crypt
B65-66 w/ two 0/C & two plaques I have the
quit deed Asking $2385. for property. Contact
Mark E. Holton major U.S. Army retired
pedLcare@hotmall.com for more Information.

Enroll Now !!! Childcare Director
License Class, 144 clock hrs.
6 week Home Study course
Call Mrs. Alaina 334-714-4942 9am Spm

Professional Piano & Organ Teacher
I teach private piano and organ lessons in my
home in the Highlands. 30 years experience
teaching private lessons and in schools.
Great Gift For All Ages!
334-446-4226

S.E. ALABAMA KENNEL CLUB
Good Manners Obedience,
Confirmation classes,
$50. for 6 weeks
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Bar Stools: (2) $10. Call 850-482-2360
Battery charger fast charge, $100 850-482-2636
Bed: full, mattress and rails. $150. 850-693-3260
Buffet/Server: Mahogany $500. 850-693-0521.
Camcorder, Sony, digital $300. 850-482-7665
China Cabinet Mahogany $500. 850-693-0521.
Exercise Stepper $30. 850-482-8347.
Free Dog to good home Young, large male
Lemon Walker Hound in Marianna 850-209-8500
Free Rescued Dogs to GOOD homes ONLY.
Many breeds, S/W, Call 334-791-7312!
Hide-A-ged $30. 850-592-2881
Infant Car Seat $30 850-693-3260
Pistol: 22, High Standard Military, 2
magazine + ammo, good condition. $250.
Call 850-557-8393


FINANCIAL


BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY
(14) Town Homes for Sale
1 block off circle,
great income & fully occupied.
Owner Finance
with good down payment
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Coin Collections Wanted!! Paying Top
Dollar $$$$ Call Mathew 985-516-0379


FIREWOOD (all split oak)
Delivery available! .o TRUCK LOAD $70. 4.
CALL MARK 334-701-4967 or 334-791-6704
FIREWOOD for Sale! Good Prices!
You Cut or We Cut! Delivery Available in
Certain Areas. Call for More Info!
Tree clearing and clean-up available also.
Priced According to Load Size.
334-735-2957 or 334-372-5107


Lost: Custom made exotic wood Walking
Stick with leather thong through handle.
Has considerable sentimental value.
Last seen in Winn-Dixie parking lot around
10:15am Friday Feb 1st. Reward Offered No
Question Asked. Call Eddy 850-579-2263
Please leave message or call back if no
answer.
Mirror w/shelves: $50. 850-693-3260.
Organ -Console, Hammoid, $500, 850-693-0521
Rocking Chair: Wood $20. Call 850-482-2360
Sewing Machine Singer, $75, 850-693-0521
Stove Whirlpool, Gas, $140, 850-594-5643
Washer/Dryer good cond., $300, 850-594-5643
Wedding gown, new, sz 16, $300 850-693-3260.
Window -Dbl pane,j channel,$100, 850-482-2636
Windows (2) 14x73, $45 ea. 850-482-2636


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

LOST, female cat (Noel) black, white & brown
South Side Apartments. 850-573-4512. or text.

CKC Reg. Golden Retriever 2-M $350.
4-F $300., 9 wks old, S/W, Parents on site
Call 334-648-1287 or 334-791-9831.
English Bulldog Puppies: AK C 1/M & 1/F
champion bloodlines, 9 weeks old, health
certificates, S&W. Colors: red & white, brindle
& white. Call 850-249-5626 or 843-267-6214
Free puppies to a good home female and have
first shots, rabies tags. 334-791-7432
Golden Retriever Puppies: AKC. Ready now.
$270. Pics available e-mail jkphi@live.com.
Call 850-526-4760 Marianna, FL
Golden Retriever puppies: AKC registered. Born
1/10/13. First shots. Taking deposits. Serious
inquiries only! 334-343-5438.
Valentines Babies are Readyl LC Chihuahua
Shlh-Tzu mixes, taking dep. on Morkies
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CaselH 70 XT Loader: 79HP,
448 hours, reg. bucket and
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appreciate the condition.
$19,500.00 Call 334-894-2315
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experience. Kendall Cooper
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Daytime 334-585-3039,
after 5pm & weekends 585-5418
Sheltered Coastal Bermuda Hay
Baled with JD568 in Columbia, AL $55
Call 334-790-4439 or 334-618-1962


Cow-Calf pairs for Sale $1600. each
4 334-886-9003 / 334-726-4661


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your area.
No tract to small / Custom Thinning
Cal Pea River Timber
S4 334-389-2003
Wanted to Rent: Farm Land or Pasture in Ma-
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Assistant Utilities Operator
Must be high school
graduate with some
experience in operating
heavy equipment. Prefer
experience with
water/wastewater systems. Must have a
valid class B CDL issued by the state of
Florida. Salary $20,591.00/yr

EquipmentQperatorIV
Must be high school graduate with 1 to 3
yrs experience in the safe operation of
heavy motorized equipment
(Motorgrader). Must have valid FL class
A CDL prior to employment.
Salary: $20,591.00/yr
Submit Jackson County employment
application to: Human Resources Dept,
2864 Madison St, Marianna, FL 32448.
PHONE (850) 482-9633.
Web site www.jacksoncountyfl.net
Closing date is 02-18-2013
Drug-Free Workplace/EOE/V.Pref/ADA/AA

Techs needed for retail assembly
of bicycles, grills, etc. Must provide
tools & transportation. Piece work
pay averages $10-$16/hr. Apply to
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let you know that we do have immediate work
in your area. We are currently hiring RNs, LPNs,
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for Medical Assisting,
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Today! 888-202-4813 or
visit www.fortiscollege.edu. For consumer
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RESIDENTIAL
REAL ESTATE FOR RENT


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 850-482-4663

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Now accepting applications for 1 BR Apts.
Call or come by to pick up.
application
4445 Orchard Pointe Dr.
Marianna. Call 850-482 592 ..
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"Beautification of Your Home"
Carpentry/Painting Installations
Furniture Repair & Refinishing
General Repairs Insured



B&B Professional Auto Detailing
Now offering mobile wash inside
and outside, oil change & vacuum
Detailing now for the low price of $50.
(850) 573-5509



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


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2BR 1BA House for rent, 3043 Noland St.
Safe neighborhood, $500/mo + dep.
850-482-8196/209-1301
2BR/1BA House Hwy 90
Grand Ridge $425. Mo. + $425. Dep.
Call 850-592-5571
3/2 hardwood floors, CH&A
2940 Dogwood St. close to Riverside school.
$875. mo. 718-6541
3BR 2BA House in Dogwood Hts, W/D, pets
welcome, fenced yard, storage shed. $800 +
dep 850-557-2198 ask for Marcus
Austin Tyler & Associates *
Quality Homes & Apartments
850-526-3355
"Property Management Is Our ONLY Business"
Very Nice 3/2 home, great Marianna location,
No Pets/Smokers, lawn, trash & water
included, more info 850-482-3233 Lv. message

2 & 3 bedroom mobile Homes in Cottondale.
$500 and up. H20, garbage, sewer included.
http://www.charloscountryliving.com.
4 850-209-8847 4.
2 & 3BR Mobile Homes in Cottondale.
NO PETS CH&A $325- $500/Month
Roomate situation also available.
850-258-1594 Leave Message
4 2 & 3 BR Mobile Homes
in Marianna & Sneads (850)209-8595
2BR 1.5BA at Millpond $495 + dep. very nice,
water/sewer/lawn maintenance included,
*access to pond, No pets 850-209-3970
2BR 1BA MH in Dellwood, water/sewer
Included on own lot, 5350.+ $350. dep.
850-592-4625 _
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on quiet lot in Sneads. 850-209-8595

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

For Sale By Owner: 41
SBriar Hills Drive, Dothan
3 bedroom, 2 bath on 1
i- -. acre of land. 1300 square'
'-- " feet. Built in 2008. All stain-
less steel appliances in kitchen stay. Hard-
wood, tile and carpet floors. Screened in patio.
2 car attached carport. Covered front porch.
Country setting 10 minutes from Southside
Walmart or SAMC. Asking $113,500. For more
information call 334-701-5889.
Graceville: Recently renovated 3 BR, 1.5 baths
1350 sq. ft. Great neighborhood and huge back-
yard, $89,999. Call 850-658-4081.
,,Very well maintained
5 bedroom, 2 bath, older
home. Includes 2 carports,
(privacy and a shed.
S. q Clos, i t:. sc hools. Room for
a family to grow! Call today for your personal
viewing. 850-263-2755.


RECREATION


4-Wheeler: 2011 Polaris Sportsman 800 EFI, 4x4,
91 miles, adult owned $5,500. Call 334-796-8136


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Honda 2007 Foreman ATV ; 2-wheel & 4-wheel
Drive. Electric wench, 190 hours on it; $4800
Firm; 334-596-9966

14 ft. Alum. Boat, stick drive, 2 swivel seats,
1997 Suzuki 25 hp motor, all new parts in
motor $1200. 850-592-1934 or 850-693-5812


Xt/reme Packages From
Xtrem $4,995
All Welded
DB ats All Aluminum Boats
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Spyder 1979 Fiat 2000 Classic Italian Sports
Car,Restored, Asking $13,479, Serious inquiries
only, 850-526-4394

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$0 Down/ist Payment, Tax, Tag & Title
DO YOU NEED A VEHICLE? GOT BAD CREDIT?
Repos, Slow Credit, Past Bankruptcy OK!
Push, Pull or Drag, Will Trade Anything!
BRING IN YOUR W2 OR LAST PAY STUB!!
RIDE TODAY! Steve Pope 334-803-9550
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BMW 2012 X5: X drive 3.5d. 11000 miles. All
wheel drive sports package twirnturbo diesel,
30 mpg on road, double sunroof, all options,
five passenger black with cinnamon interior.
Transferable warranty to 50k, & maintenance
included. $55,000. Call 229-220-1537
Honda 2009 Fit Sport Silver, only 16900 miles,
garage kept, like new condition, alloy wheels,
great gas mileage. $13,600. Call 334-446-0681.





Saturday March 2,2013 10:00 AM.CST.
113+ Acres
(Located on Hwy 73 / Thompson Rd.)
JACKSON COUNTY, MARIANNA FL,
113+ Acres
Selling as a Whole
43+ Cropland
Wheat 12.0 Corn 9.4 Soybeans 15.7
2 Houses on Property for Extra Rental Income
Cropland, Timberland, Great Hunting,
Paved Road Frontage,
Excellent Investment Opportunity!
Frontage on Hwy 73 and Thompson Rd.
SALE SITE WILL BE ON THOMPSON RD.
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"'- Cadillac 2000 Deville like new
LC 'ond. runs great red in color,
neo tlres. 48K original miles
29npg. $6399. OBO
334-886.2199.

Chevrolet 2004 Impala,
$4999.00 Call 334-714-
2700.



C Dodge 2000 Dakota SLT
Club Cab, V-6, 98,000
miles, clean. $5450, Call
334-790-7959.


paint sharp car.

aP S Ford 2000 Mustang, New
$5999.00. Call 334-714-
2700.


Honda 2000 Accord,
$4999.00 Call
334-714-2700.



Honda 2008 Accord EXL: 4 doors, 1 owner,
white, 75k miles, sliding moon roof, power driv-
er seat, 5 Disc CD changer, leather, keyless en-
try, power windows. $14,500. Call 334-493-7700
.~.J--- I. -i'Z Hyundai 2004 Sonata:
Y -'' '-"" : Silver. very low miles,
64k miles highway, 4 door
sedan, V6 engine, clean
title, good tires, immacu-
late interior, great gas mileage, one owner.
Retail $8,995. Selling $6,000. OBO. 646-456-2807
Z -'" '" Lincoln 1997 Towncar -
125,000 mi., runs great, in-
terior & exterior clean,
S..~ rust ree; good tires.
$2,450, 334-797-2422
Mercedes Benz 1981380 SL,
p. silver & blue convertible
__ with hard top, V8 engine,
75K low miles, garage kept,
runs in exc. cond. must see to believe it,
15000. OBO786-417-1355 or 334-538-7475.
_Mercury 1999 Grand Mar-
quis GS, loaded, leather,
new tires, 106,000 miles,
like new, $4500. Call 334-
790-7959.
SNissan 2004 Altima, Low
Miles, NADA Retail:
$8950.00, $7999.00. Call
334-714-2700.



Toyota 2000 Camry,
Clean vehicle, $4999.00.
Call 334-714-2700.






GMC 2001 Yukon SLT: Fully loaded, white and
silver, 201k miles, runs great $6,000. Call 334-
796-8136


SChevrolet 1998 Silverado
Ext Cab: green, 3 doors,
350 V8, cold AC and runs
great. $5,500. Firm. Call
334-718-9617
SDodge 1998 Dakota Ext
Cab: power steering, cold
AC, 160k miles, blue,
.J $2.500. OBO
Call 334-798-1768 or 334-
691-7111

Ford 2003 Ranger P/U XLT 6 cyl. 26K actual
miles, extra clean $8000. 334-897-5648.
Volvo 1996-DIESEL TRUCK, Good Condition
Asking price $10,000 OBO 334-695-1954


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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
JACKSON COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO.: 2010-528-CA
Judge John L. Fishel, II

RIVERSIDE NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA,
Plaintiff,
vs.
JAMES T. ADAMS, BRAD REARDIN, et al.,
Defendants.

NOTICE OF SALE

NOTICE'IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final
Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 28,
2013 (the "Judgment"), entered in Case No.
2010-528-CA of the Circuit Court of the Four-
teenth Judicial Circuit in and for Jackson Coun-
ty, Florida, in which TD BANK, NATIONAL ASSO-
CIATION, is Plaintiff and JAMES T. ADAMS,
BRAD REARDIN, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JAMES
T. ADAMS a/k/a CAMILLE ADAMS, UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF BRAD REARDIN a/k/a TAMMI J.
REARDIN, and PALISADES-COLLECTION LLC, are
Defendants.

The Clerk of Court will sell the Property as de-
fined in the Judgment and as set forth below at
a public sale on March 14, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. to
the "highest bidder," for cash in at the south
front entrance of the Putnam County Court-
house, 410 St. Johns Avenue, Palatka, FL 32177,
in accordance with Sectiorr 45.031, Florida Stat-
utes.

The "highest bidder" for purposes of this No-
tice of Sale, is defined as the party who bids
the largest amount of money to purchase the
Property (as defined below) and who com-
pletes the sale in a timely fashion, as herein-
after set out. The one who bids the largest
amount of money to purchase the Property (as
defined below) shall be permitted to complete
the sale by delivering to the Clerk, the balance
of such bid, over and above the deposit, by 3:00
p.m. on the day of the sale.
The following property located in Jackson
County, Florida, is the subject of this Notice of
Sale:


A PARCEL OF LAND LYING IN SECTION 34,
TOWNSHIP 6 NORTH, RANGE 10 WEST, JACK-
SON COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICU-
LARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE
AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SECTION
34; THENCE SOUTH 89044'13" WEST, 828.02
FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00048'34" WEST, 544.50
FEET; THENCE NORTH 89044'52" EAST, 800.00
FEET TO THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF
COUNTY ROAD NO. 167 (A 100 FOOT RIGHT OF
WAY); THENCE ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY
LINE, SOUTH 00003'20" WEST, 1853.48 FEET TO
THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF A PARCEL OF
LAND DESCRIBED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK
1019, PAGE 345 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
JACKSON COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE ALONG
SAID LINE, THE FOLLOWING (4) COURSES;
SOUTH 01048'59" WEST 98.63 FEET; THENCE
SOUTH 01014'30" WEST, 578.35 FEET; THENCE
SOUTH 05036'25" EAST, 128.03 FEET TO THE
SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID DESCRIBED PAR-
CEL; THENCE CONTINUE ALONG SAID RIGHT OF
WAY LINE, SOUTH 00014'13" WEST, 587.94 FEET
FOR A POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTIN-
UE ALONG SAID LINE, SOUTH 00014'13" WEST,
520.34 FEET; THENCE DEPARTING SAID LINE,
NORTH 89022'52" WEST, 847.26 FEET; THENCE
NORTH 00'14'13" EAST, 514.49 FEET; THENCE
SOUTH 89046'35" EAST, 847.24 FEET TO THE
POINT OF BEGINNING.

together with all existing or subsequently
erected or affixed buildings, improvements,
and fixtures (the "Property").

Any person claiming an interest in the surplus
from the sale, if any, other than the property
owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must
file a claim within 60 days after the sale.

DATED on January 28, 2013

DALE RABON GUTHRIE
Clerk of Circuit Court

By:Kelly Cartwright
Deputy Clerk
LF160030

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA,
IN AND FOR JACKSON COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 322012CA000453CAXXXX

TYNDALL FEDERAL CREDIT UNION,
Plaintiff,

CHARLES R. HAUKE A/K/A CHUCK HAUKE
A/K/A CHARLES ROLAND HAUKE; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF CHARLES R. HAUKE A/K/A CHUCK
HAUKE A/K/A CHARLES ROLAND HAUKE;
MARY ANN HAUKE A/K/A MARY A. HAUKE; IF
LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
SAID DEFENDANTSS, IF REMARRIED, AND IF DE-
CEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS,
DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS,
LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PER-
SONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANTSS;
TYNDALL FEDERAL CREDIT UNION; WHETHER
DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETH-
ER WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CRED-
ITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF SAID
DEFENDANTS) AND ALL OTHER PERSONS
CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST
DEFENDANTSS; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UN-
KNOWN TENANT #2;
Defendant(s).

'NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: CHARLES R. HAUKE A/K/A CHUCK HAUKE
A/K/A CHARLES ROLAND HAUKE;
Whose residences) is/are unknown.

YOU ARE HEREBY required to file your answer
or written defenses, if any, in the above pro-
ceeding with the Clerk of this Court, and to
serve a copy thereof upon the plaintiffs attor-
ney, Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra, 9204
King Palm Drive, Tampa, FL 33619-1328, tele-
phone (813) 915-8660, facsimile (813) 915-0559,
within thirty days of the first publication of this
Notice, the nature of this proceeding being a
suit for foreclosure of mortgage against the
following described property, to wit:
The North 1/2 of Lot 1, Block 3, of WEST MAN-
OR, UNIT NO.1, according to the plat thereof
filed for record in the Office of the Clerk of the
Circuit Court of Jackson County, Florida; said
plat being a re-subdivision of a portion of the
West Addition and the Davis Addition to Ma-
rianna, Florida, and the land embraced therein
lying in the East 1/2 of the Northwest 1/4 of
Section 3, Township 4 North, Range 10 West, in
Jackson County, Florida.

If you fail to file your response or answer, if
any, in the above proceeding with the Clerk of
this Court, and to serve a copy thereof upon
the plaintiffs attorney, Law Offices of Daniel C.
Consuegra, 9204 King Palm Dr., Tampa, Florida
33619-1328, telephone (813) 915-8660, facsimile
(813) 915-0559, within thirty days of the first
publication of this Notice, a default will be en-
tered against you for the relief demanded in
the Complaint or petition.
DATED at JACKSON County this 14th day of
January, 2012.

Dale Rabon Guthrie
Clerk of the Circuit Court

By Tammy Bailey
Deputy Clerk

If you are a person with a disability who needs
any accommodation in order to participate in
this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to
you, to the provision of certain assistance.
Please contact Court Administration at P.O.
Box 826, Marianna, Florida, 32447. Phone num-
ber 850-718-0026, Email: ADARequest@judl4.fl
courts. Hearing & Voice Impaired: 1-800-955-
8771 at least 7 days before your scheduled
court appearance, or immediately upon receiv-
ing this notification if the time before the
scheduled appearance, is less than 7 days; if
you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.
LF160031

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO REGISTER
FICTITIOUS NAME

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned,
under the provision of Chapter 90-267 (section
865.09) Laws of Florida will register with the
Division of Corporations, Florida Department of
State the Fictitious name to-wit:
CARIBE ANNE SEWING
under which I am engaged in business at
4417 JACKSON STREET Marianna FL. 32448
That the party interested in said business is
as follows:
CARIBE ANNE SEWING


4417 JACKSON STREET MARIANNA, FL. 32448
LF160022

Request for Proposals for Food Service
Management Company

The Jackson County School Board is requesting
proposals for a Food Service Management
Company. A copy of the Request for Proposal
and Contract Document may be obtained by
contacting H. Larry Moore, Deputy Superin-
tendent at larry.moore@jcsb.org or call 850-
482-1200. Proposals ard due no later than 10:00
AM March 5, 2013.



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CRESH HARRISON
S850-482-1700

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1 car attached carport. This home is new on the market to cadli today
for the price. CALL CRESH HARRISON OR STACY BORGES
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SUNNY SOUTH PROPERTIES
4630 Hwy. 90 Marianna, FL 32446
(850) 526-2891
Each Office II Independently Ownod and Oporated
SMARTER. BOLDER. FASTER


Oudia Morris
REALTOR
Broker/Owner
850-209-4705

CHIPLEY- Brick home
in town with newer metal roof.
Thi- .ill mni r nn rvrrllent rental
t.r the first
IIIme hWi,-,i, I .
MLS 247959 $42,000
MARIANNA- Very
spacious home in lovely Compass
Lake in the Hills e stone
fireplace, kitchen with stainless
steel appliances, wood fencing,
and large concrete pod inside
MLS247964 $134,900
COTTONDALE- Brick
imon ., ,, I,,i ,' ,1ri repairs and
old"1"1. l....... t['k yard with
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MIS 247919 $34,000.
MARIANNA- I..rIn

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MIS247931 $74,500.
jMARIANNA-
fit,.,la, home in the country
,In l ,ll ip lot. Home has nice
I w lerin, with 4 bedrooms
and 2 boths.
MLS247913 $109,500
' NMARIANNA- Great
". -'bhouse in great location!
Kidney shaped in ground
pool, large fenced back yard
and a yard building.
MLS247970 $149,900.
MARIANNA- Brick

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MS 247898 $104,900.

SMARIANNA-
BIG PRICE REDUCTION!!
Nx 4 bedroom, 3
brrh :home with recent
.,pilaldbS I renovations.
MLS 247583 $94,500.


Ed McCoy, Realtor
Cell.(850) 573.6198
-N www.emccoyrealty.com
emccoy02@yahoo.com


I .SNEADS- Two
t,,iTiii home with lots
M, of ,,pdls located on
,:,lih r II Ond ready for
hew Owil'I
MLS 240893 REDUCED $79,000.
S' MARIANNA- Very
dlriil rd1 well maintained 3
[,oinim orlme located close
Ill --.vti.-rytiiq Call Ed McCoy,
'ir J .:.1i98 today!!
MLS247592 $109,000

MARIANNA- This
'I ", lii,,xil 1: like no
i ...,~t,,U t i fi .r..i.i.. v ended by
I nll '" ljlh il a d pastures.
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MIS247794 $85,000.
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MLS247202 $139,500.

GRAND RIDGE-


S rw,, :t.inl. P:dect location

MIS 247948 $28,900.

iSNEADS- Quiet
country living in tnis 3
bedroom home located on
3 acres. Property has so
much to offer.
M15S247911 $123,000.
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MLS247876 $135,000.

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MLS 247937 $175,000.


SUNNY SOUTH PROPERTIES
4630 Hwy. 90 Marianna, FL 32446
(850) 526-2891
Each Offco IIndependently Owned and Operated

SMARTER. BOLDER. FASTER

Pat Furr
Realtor
,850.209.8071
furrl9@msn.com


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GRACEVILLE Beautiful
updoted home with 5 bedrooms
locatoled in tie ily limits. Coil
Bevely, 850-209-5211 for your
viewing ooihment.
MLS#247494

ALFORD Beoutiful Oak
fees surround this (Rle frame
home in the country where you
can nnioy peace and quiet. Coll
for your appointment.
MLS# 247411
REDUCED PRICE $69,900.
FOUNTAIN Grett
dealdeal describes this well
maintained home on 2.5 acres,
fenced and cross fenced. Coll
todoy ond get oil the details.
MLS# 245904
$75,900.
MARIANNA Fabulous
country home will above ground
pool lotoled on 2,5 aoros end not
for from towi. Appoinlmonl needed
so call Ovely, 850.209-5211 or
Clorire, 850513-1572.
MIS# 247928 $135,000.


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Ora Mock, GRI
Broker Associate

(850) 526-9516

oramock@yahoo.com


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Call Ora for appointment
Marianna MUST SEE this recently renovated, like new,
move in ready home. Tray ceiling in dining living area. Nice
chandelier & ceiling fan. New stain-master carpet. Kitchen
has new refrigerator, custom maple cabinets, dish washer
stove and microwave. Concrete drive on paved street.
Would qualify for USDA financing $79,900. MLS# 247456


Well maintained 2 BR, 2 BA mobile home in a country
setting. Master bedroom has a walk-in closet. All
Appliances included. Most of property is Chain-link
fenced, .7 ac lot is cross fenced with large garden space.
Open shed 18x15, storage bldg. 12x8. Front and back
porch. $39,900. MLS #247915.


Marianna Approximately V2 ac lot with 149' on north
Jefferson zoned mixed used. Could be residential,
apartments/duplex or business. Two bedroom, old house
being sold "AS IS". $67,500 MLS# 247182


Attractive, well maintained, brick, 4 BR/2 BA home on 1
landscaped acre. Eat in kitchen and separate dining room.
Enclosed porch, storage building, 1 car carport. Want
a horse? Additional 3 acres (has possible pond site)
could be purchased. Must See! Call Ora today. $147,500.
MLS#247968


Sunday, February 10, 2013- 9 B


Tim & Patsy Sapp
Broker Owner/Realtor,
Licensed Agent
Call Us For All Your
Real Estate Needs






KITCHEN. BATHROOM. ELECTRICITY PLENTY OF WILDLIFE GREAT LOCATION FOR A BEAUTIFUL
HOME AND IF SECLUSION IS IMPORTANT THEN THIS IS WHAT YOUR LOOKING FOR I OUIET AND
PEACEFUL ''i MAKE AiAPPOINTMENT TODAY MLS # LF247935A $216000
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upstairs, very nice detached Mother-N-Law Suite next door, above ground
pool, detached covered and enclosed hlot tub next to the pool, large 40x60
shop building with roll up doors and heavy duty car lift. Room for horses and a
partially built horse stalls, natural stocked fisl pond that is private. This is a
must see. Make an appointment today! MLS # RD247871A $335,000

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room, family room, spacious
laundry, nicely painted, clean and attractive, with a big deck for entertaining.
It Ias a Ig. yard with outside building and concrete driveway. Seller will allow
$2000 toward buyers closing costs, or upgrades. Home comes with an assumable
Termite Bond. Make your appointment today!! MLS If 247570 $114,900





Walk-in closets. New paint. 5 year old metal roof. Detached storage building,
Fenced and gated back yard. Central Heat and Air heat pump. Terminix Termite
Bond assume le. A great buy at only $44,000. MLS# 245375





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Unrestricted. MLS# LV247853A. $12,500






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into that 4th bedroom you've always wished you had or voice space. Locatmi ed


very conveniently to the new High School, Florida Caverns, golfing, etc. Make an
appointment today and owners are ready for an offer $89,000. MLS 247781
H... i 3 3 BR, 2 BA brick












newer lioer, and pomp, and newer roof. Beautiful frontage on
I e be storau ge building
into that 4th bedroom you've always wished you had or office space. Located









Chipola River. Home does not require flood a n offesurance.
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imrgation system, Ig steel bam, walking or nding trails. Make an appointment to see this one of a kind
pprox bu2 SFin taulghe house and 3215 SF under roo Some reenpair ed in iled Large Gu
newr lon sem, ag phoel bam, aknd ing er roof. Ma e an appaintmrnt to see this oe of a nd







outside deck for entertaining. Their is great potential with this listing. It is
cerDta inlya must see. rng all oers. MLS 24734A $14100
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oer lot, c:rtyomes with a nice
building. Good rental history Conveniently located to shopping, schools and
hospital. Make an appoint toe house is ease an d buyer wieee Lae
rto honor tye lease until it e opires MLS # RD247571A $59,900











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of space. Currently being used as a warehouse for Habitat for
Humanity of Marianna. Make an appointment today leaed a
t MLS CC247e736A. $70 LS R000 247 A $9,900














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li e site, horse fai, cattle, ec. Hwy 90 frontage ad conenent to
Cottendale, C -ipley, 1-10, Dothan, AL and Panama City, FL Bring all
offers! MLS # LR247106A. $312,200
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within roll up doors, partially fenced, all on 7 acres with additional property of
up to 140+ acres. Property lias numerous potential ruses Call and make anr
opponent today MLS CB24033 $55,000







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SPOILER, 17" ALLOYS
to '7_ MSRP ................................... $21,360
CHIPOLA FORD DISCOUNT........$1,385
RETAIL CUSTOMER CASH..........$2,500
#12264 ow$17,495



S F150 SUPER
CREW LARIAT
4X2, ECOBOOST ENGINE
20" WHEELS
MSRP .................$...............$44,745
S4 C CHIPOLA FORD DISCOUNT........$3,750'
S O < RETAIL CUSTOMER CASH..........$3,000
0 y FMCC BONUS CASH................$1,500
O12323 36.495


ECOBOOST ENGINE, CHROME PKG.,
NAV, MAX TRAILER, TOW, LOADED
S jVE MSRP ....................................$51,850
1 CHIPOLA FORD DISCOUNT........$3,855
RETAIL CUSTOMER CASH..........$3,000
FMCC BONUS CASH................1,500
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I F250
p CREW CAB
4X4 LARIAT, DIESEL, INTERIOR PACKAGE
F MSRP ................................... $57,635
S CHIPOLA FORD DISCOUNT.'......$5,140
RETAIL CUSTOMER CASH..........$3,000
FMCC BONUS CASH................$1,000
wos48,495


F-350 SUPER
CAB LARIAT
SINGLE REAR WHEEL,
6.2 GAS, CHROME PKG.
l $ MSRP ...................................$48,535
CHIPOLA FORD DISCOUNT........$2,540
0 1 ,0t RETAIL CUSTOMER CASH..........$3,500
FMCC BONUS CASH.................$1,000
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N F-250 CREW
CAB LARIAT
LEATHER, 20" WHEELS,
CHROME PACKAGE
4p $ MSRP ..................................$57,500
S gt f CHIPOLA FORD DISCOUNT.......$4,505
$ RETAIL CUSTOMER CASH..........$3,000
FMCC BONUS CASH.................$1,000
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POWER PACKAGE, 4CYL, FOCUS SE LEATHER, MOONROOF, 22K MILES LEATHER. MOONROOF CRV-L
CD PLAYER, 38K MILES CERTIED POWER PKG. SEIUP FOR TOWING CERTIFIED, 33K MILES MOONROOF, LEATHER, NICE
#P3378 AUTO TRA. 28K MILES #12352B iR359 #13190AA
WAS $17,995 RsmWAS $19,995 WAS WAS 19,995
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SUPERCREW FX2
LEBATER .-4 V4., MOE
45K MI WP3365A
WAS U23 5
now $21,995


12 FORD ESCAPE XLT
CERTIFIED, 40K MILES
100,000 MILE WARRANTY
#12214A
WAS $24,995
NOW $22,995


10 FORD EDGE LMT.
MOONROOF, NAVIGATION,
LEATHER, 30K MILES
#R3396
WAS $28,995
Now $26,995


08 FORD F150
SUPERCREW LARIAT
LEATHER
20" WHEELS. 48K MI.
#P3385
WAS $S8,995
Now $26,995


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UEATHERL ~D00 IEAfWCE. CI-CHOME WHEELS LUXURY PACKAGE, 4X4, 59K MILES LIEATKAt. LOADED. ON LEATHER.
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