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Blankets for Skinner fundraiser to be on display Deputies

Special account set up Skinner will be accepting do- reon to
nations for travel and other exfor direct contributions penses associated with Skinner's
cancer treatment. Tickets for a From staff report chance to win one of the blankets will be available for conOn Friday'Dec. 6, before and tributions of $2 each or $5 for during the Marianna Christmas three. Ticket holders will specify G racevil e
parade, these hand-assembled on their entries which blankets team blankets will be on dis- they wish to be entered for. The From Staff report
play at a booth set up near the blankets, which measure at gazebo in Confederate Park. The more than 4 feet by 5 feet, will ANGI...... Officials with the Jackson
boothwillbemannedbeginning be given away. in drawings to Fans of the Miami Hurricanes, Alabama Crimson Tide, UF Gators, FSU County Sheriffs Office have at 3 p.m. as Marianna's Winter- be held Jal. 6. Those wisng Seminoles and Auburn Tigers will want to get in an upcoming drawing made an arrestfolfest celebration begins. The pa- to make direct contributions these handmade throws which measure more than 4X5 ft. Proceeds lowing a Tuesday
rade sarts a 5:30 ~m. Duing cotribut~ns tofor these handmad e throws which measure more than 4X5 ft. Oroceeds niet htsn
rade starts at 5:30 p.m. During will help Floridan photographer Mark Skinner with expenses while he incident that sent
this time, The Friends of Mark See SKINNER, Page 7A undergoes treatment for cancer one woman to the
According to
an agency press
CHERTING DEWZH release, orn Dec.
3, JCSO depu- ties responded to a stabbing
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House deal

Buy docs get OK from
city commissioners;
county to come
MARIANNA The joint purchase of the Russ House and
adjacent Brown property by
Jackson County and the city of
Marianna inched closer to done
on Tuesday. During their regular
monthly meeting city
See CITY, Page 7A

Charlie Miller nuzzles the muzzle of his new buddy, a male mixed-breed dog his wife Linda rescued and started feeding a few days ago. The animal's female companion wasn't as lucky. She was shot In the face by an unknown party before Linda could capture her. She had to have surgery to remove a portion of her jaw and stitch up her gaping wound. The dogs should be reunited soon, however, under the family's care.

Rescuers hope dog's shooter will seejustice

From Staff Report move. A gaping hole in the animal's face
told Miller the dog needed immediate
Greenwood resident Linda Miller was medical attention. She scooped the caon the way to visit her son's grave in Cy- nine up and took her to a veterinarian in press several days ago when she came Dothan, Dr. Brian Martin. A veterinary across an opportunity to save the lives of surgeon, Martin gave Miller some distwo starving dogs. turbing news, Miller said.
She saw two mixed-breed mutts not far The dog had been shot in the face and MARK SKINNER/FLORIDAN FILE
from the graveyard, a male and a female, the plastic casing that had held shotgun Marianna city commissioners on
both with ribs showing. An animal lover pellets was still lodged in the animal's Tuesday approved documents
and rescuer since childhood, Miller was face, along with some stray pellets. Mill- related to the city-county joint
able to coax the male to her side that day. er said the vet speculated that, based on This rescued dog received several stitches purchase of the Russ House and She fed him and took him home, but the this circumstance, someone might have and other surgery Tuesday, the work made adjacent property. female wouldn't come to her. Miller left baited a gun with food to lure the dog to necessary because 'she was shot in the face ........ ... .-....-her some food and returned to the area the barrel end, then pulled the trigger, by an unknown party. The veterinary surgeon on the Sunday before Thanksgiving to try The vet had to remove part of the dog's who did theworksaid"Sirrilwinkle Baby Girl" W CSO arrests agam. should be able to leave his care soon and go
This time, the dog was hardly able to See DOG, Page 7A home with her rescuer, Linda Miller. one of its own

for dealing in

MARIANNA HONORS stolen property

CITY EMPLOYEES From staff report
- A sheriff's deputy has been arfficials with the city of Marianna recognized the rested inWalton County, accused
December employees of the month during Tues- of pawning a stolen knife.
s wr In a Wednesday press release,
day's comnussion meeting. Also noted were the the Walton County Sheriff's Ofyears of service of three additional city workers. fice announced that, following
a two-week investigation, WCSO
At the start of Tuesday's city commission meeting, Mayor Deputy Lester Rodgers had been
Paul Donofro Jr. poses for a photo with employees being INSIDE arrested that morning, Dec. 4. honored for their years of service to the city of Marianna: a See more of Authorities say Rodgers Sam Everett (15 years), Cindy Mitchell (25 years) and the honors. 7A ANGECOOK/FLORDAN Freddie Harris (five years). See WCSO, Page 7A

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FL.ORIDA ..'..
THURSDAY, DEC.5 experienced hand crafters welcome to create, share, picture with Santa. Pancake and sausage breakfast
)) Toys for Tots applications Anchorage learn or teach favorite projects. Call 482-9631. with juice and coffee is $5 donation for adults and
Publisher Valera Roberts Children's Home, 4452 Clinton St., Marianna. Ap- ))'Library Study RFP Scoring and Evaluation $3 for children.
vroberts@jcfloridan.com plications will be taken until noon on Dec. 6. All toys Committee-lO a.m. Conference Room, Jackson ) Blacksmithing Class 8 a.m. Panhandle
will be distributed on Dec. 21 starting at 10 a.m. County Administration Building, Madison Street, Pioneer Settlement, 17869 NW pioneer Settlement Circulation Manager Dena Oberski ) International Chat'n' Sip 8:30-10 a.m. at the Marianna Committee will continue evaluation of Rd., Blountstown. Enjoy the art of forging heated
doberski@jcfloridan.com Jackson County Public Library, 292,9 Green St. in proposals submitted in response to the Jackson iron and steel with hand tools such as hammers,
Marianna. Learning Center staff and their inter- County Public Library's Request for Proposals to tongs and chisels. Required items: gloves and safety CONTACT US national English learners invite the public for the study Library services and facilities. For information glasses. Limited slots available. Cost $45 with a $25
Telephone: 850-526-3614 exchange of language, culture and ideasin a relaxed 209-0846. deposit fee required. This will be an all day even so
FAX: 850-482-4478 environment Light refreshments served. No charge. )) Panhandle Classic-Noon at Chipola Gulf coast packyour lunch. Call 674-2777 or email ppsmuse-,
Call 482-9124. vs. Baton Rouge. 2 p.m. Tallahassee vs. State Col- um@yahoo.com
Email: editorial@jcfloridan.com ) Jackson County Senior Citizens home cooked lege Florida. 4 p.m. Northwest Florida vs. Brunswick. D Marianfia Marketplace-9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at
Street Address: breakfast-8:30 at the Senior Center, 2931 Opti- 6 p:m. Chipola vs. Santa Fe.. Madison Street Park in Marianna. Sponsored by the
4403 Constitution Lane mist Dr., Marianna. Gentiva Home Health will give ))Winterfest Festival-3 p.m. Madison Street Park University of Florida Jackson County Extension and.
Marianna, FL 32448 short talk and demonstrate a craft for all to make. andConfederate Park in downtown MarianRa. 'the City of Marianna. Many local artist and rafters
will show, sell and teach their craft; Educational foOffice Hours: Donations accepted. Christmas tree lighting-5 p.m. in Graceville. cus will be low,-cost decorating using the bounty of
Weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. )) St. Anne Thrift Store 9 a.m. -1 p.m. St. Anne's ) "A Vintage Christmas" Christmas Parade nature bybringing the outdoors in: wreath making
Catholic Church, 3009 5th St., Marianna. Call 482 5:30 p.m. Main Street Marianna.Entry fee $25. 10 am.; tabledecorations noon; and tree ornaMISS YOUR PAPER? 3734 Families, churches, youth groups, civic organi- ments to makewith kids 2 p.m. There will be healthy
)) Apalachicola River expedition launch-11 a.m. zations and businessesurged to enter a float. holiday.food demonstrations, paints, ceramics, You should receive your newspaper no later Angus Gholson Jr. Nature Park, Chattahoochee.' Proceeds will be earmarked for downtown'improve- metal work, wooden crafts and much more. than 6 a.m. If it does.riot arrive; call.Circula- ) Chipola Civic Club Meeting Noon at The ments. Call 718-1022 or download parade form )) Open Invitation Skeet Shoot benefiting LSCO tion between 6 a.m. and noon, Tuesday to Oaks Restaurant, U.S. 90 in Marianna. The CCC's www.cityof marianna.com Explorers-9 a.rr. Talon Range, 550 Commerce
Friday, and 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Sunday. The focus is the local community, "Community, Children ) Christmas Parade-6 p.m. downtown Graceville. Blvd, Midway. Registration 8a.m, Men's, women's,
Jackson County Floridan (USPS 271-840) & Character:' Call 526-3142. Line-up at 5 p.m. and youth's (16 and under)divisions. $20 first
is published Tuesday through Friday and )) Marianna Kiwanis Club Meeting Noon at )) Chess Club -6 p.m. 8 p.m. First United of (25) skeet. $10 for each additional rounds atSunday mornings. Periodical postage paid Jim's Buffet & Grill, 4329 Lafayette St., Marianna. Methodist Church on Clinton St. in Marianna. tempted (max two rounds). Bring your own gun or at Marianna, FL Call 482-2290. Sponsored by Marianna Optimist Club for students rent a gun from Talon for $10.
) S.R. 71 Public Information Meeting 5-6 p.m. for students 8 18 years of age in Jackson County. )) Christmas Parade-11 a.m.in downtown Alford.
in the Jackson County Commission Chambers, All students and their parents are welcome. Players Line up at 10 a.m. SUBSCRIPTION RATES 2864 Madison St., Marianna. Hosted by Florida of all skill levels including beginners are welcome. ) Panhandle Classic-noon at Chipola Tallahassee
Home delivery: $11.23 per month: $32.83 Department of Transportation, concerning improve- Call 693-0473. vs. Baton Rouge. 2 p.m. Gulf Coast vs. Santa Fe 4
for three.months; $62.05 for six months; ments to S.R. 71 from the Calhoun County line to ) Three Rivers State Park 10th Annual Commu- p.m. Northwest Florida vs. State College Florida. 6 and$123.45 for one year. All prices include Malloy Plaza Road in Jackson County. Call 888-638- nity Christmas Light Show-6 p.m. -8 p.m. Three p.m. Chipola vs. Brunswick.
applicable state and lodal taxes. Mail 0250, ext. 1205. Rivers State Park in Sneads. Will be acceptingpet ) Alford Holly Day-Noon 3 p.m. at The Alford
oMail VFW & Ladies Auxiliary Meeting 6 p.m. at food and other items for pets. Donations accepted Community Center. Free. subscriptions must be paid in advance. Mail 2830 Wynn St., Marianna. Covered-dish supper fol- for future light shows. All families, groups, organizasubscriptions are: $46.12 for three months; lowed by a 7 p.m. business meeting. Call 372-2500. tions, churches and business interested in sAtting ) Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 4:30up a display contact part for further information 5:30 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist $92.24 for six months; and $184.47 for one )William Dunaway Chapter Florida Society, 482-9006. Free admission. Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.
year. Sons of the American Revolution meeting-6 30 )) Celebrate Recovery- 7 p.m. at Evangel Worship )I Toys for Tots Gospel Sing-6 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
ADERTISING present "Pictorial Review of the Southern Caai Center, 2645 Pebble Hill Road in Marianna. Adult, Assembly of God Camp Grounds, U. S. 90, Marof the Revolutionary War." Anyone interest in pain teen meetings to "overcome hurts, habits and anna. Sponsored by Sheriff Lou Roberts and the The advertiser agrees that the publisher welcome. Call 594-6664. hang-ups:" Dinner: 6 p.m. Child care available. Call United States Marine Corps reserve. Entertainment:
s llcohol 209-7856, 573-1131. The Freedom Hill Quartet, The Drummond Family,
shall note liable for damages arising Alcoholics Anonymous Closed discussion, Evangel Quartet and Norma Merritt's Community
out of errors and advertisements beyond 8-9 pm., First United Methodist Church, 2901 Cale- ) Jackson County School at Sunland's School Choir. Admission free with an unwrapped toy. the amount paid for the space actually donia St., Marianna, in the AA room. Attendance Advisory Council meeting-7:30 p~m. in the occupied by that portion of the advertise- limited persons wtadeietsoprnkg; Student Commons room of the'Habile Center, 3700 ))Three Rivers State ParkilOth Annual Commumetsi wih heero ccred weto apr wi t a esire tsopdikn; Connally Dr., Marianna. Purpose of meeting to dis- nity Christmas Light Show-6 p.m. 8 p.m. Three
paes il o b ige.cuss School Improvement Plan fQr the school year Rivers State Park in Sneads. Will be accepting pet
such error is due to the negligence of the FRDY E.62013-2014. For more information call 482-9139. o food rand other ositems for lpetS. sDonatiOns aCceptedorala
publshe's mploeesor therise an FRIAYDEC 6 Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9 fios futurcighs la iies, groupese ognstizapulserseplye o terie ad )Toys for Tots applications Anchorage p.m. in the AA room of First United Mtoi t uispla chu c a usnes intheste inseting
there shall be not liability for non-inser- Children's Home, 4452 Clinton St., Marianna. Ap- Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna, 482-9006. Free admission. tion of any advertisement beyond the plications will be taken until neon on Dec. 6. All toys amount paid for such advertisement, this will be distributed on Dec. 21 starting at 10 a.m. STRADC7SNADC newspaper will not knowingly accept or )) Chamber of Commerce First FridayBreakfastSAUDYDE7SNADC. publish illegal material of any kind. Advertis- -7 a.m. 9 a.m. Agricultural Center Comp lex. Penn )) Elk's Lodge bargain sale 7 a~m. Marianna )) Annual DAR/C.A.R. tea-2 p~m. at the Marianna
ing which expresses preference based on Ave., Marianna sponsored by Cadence Bank."The Elks Lodge #1516, 4607 U. S. 90, Marianna. Arts and Woman's Club Clubhouse, 2902 Caledonia St., legally protected personal characteristics is Coming Job Wars" present by Pastor Paul Smith. crafts vendors welcome. Vendor space $10 includes Marianna. Dale Cox will speak about Milly Francis.
Special appearance by Chipola, College Chamber chairs and tables. Open to public. Call 573-4351 or Florida's Pocahontas and her connection to Bacone not acceptable. Chorus. The Chamber proudly supports the United 526-4992 for vendor registration. College. New essay contest about the Battle of
States Marine Corp Toys for Tots program and ask )) Breakfast with Santa &'Christmas Celebra- Marianna will be announce and entry forms will be HOW TO GETYOUR that you bring a new unwrapped toy to be distrib- tion 7a.m. Panhandle Pioneer Settlement, 17869 available. Contact OAR Regent CarolynJordan 638NEWS PUBLISHED uted to a Jackson County child in need. NW Pioneer Settlement RD, Blountstown. Jolly Old 1947 or cdjordan~bellsouth.net and C.A.R. Senior
)) Hooks and Needles 10 a.m. at the Jackson St. Nick's Pancake Breakfast at the Club House. President Mary Robbins at bluespringscar~yahoo, The Jackson County Floridan will publish *County Public Library, Marianna Branch. New and Bring your camera so you can take your children's comn or 209-4066. news of general interest free of charge.
Submit your news or Community Calendar Thesubmission deadline for this calendar is t~6vo days before publication. Submit to: Community Calendar Jackson County Floridan, P. O. Box 520, Marianna, FL 32447. events via e-mail, fax, mail, or hand delivery, email editorial@jcfloridan~com, fax 850-482-4478 or bring items to 4403 Constitution Lane in Marianna.
Fees may apply for wedding, engagement,
anniversary and birth announcements.
Forms are available at the Floridan offices POl ice Roun~ldulp
Photographs must be of good quality and M ran oieDprm n niet o e.3 h aetaalbeJcsnCut
suitable for print. The Floridan reserves the Malnarlc Dprm nnenort Dnec3,phe leatoes avilabl Corrcsona cty
right to edit all stibmissions. The Manianna Police Department listed reort O ne hsieat, one ss- tg
the following incidents for Dec. 3, the lat- ing aduloestorien, tag, o rrctingpronal weacbokel i nt
CEr[ING IT RIGHIT est available report: TIwo accidents, three _g on ekesdietohe fotll ring es etreoedinto
The Jackson County Floridan's policy abandoned vehicles, one suspicious ye- isuspiciOus vehicles, Onespiouindet thre cerounty jaldrn"h ltseotn
is to correct mistakes promptly. To hicle, four suspicious persons,'two burglar ", h E ssigwostncin, tre p}Iberios:,57 16 ot S.(o
report an error, please call 526-3614 alarms, nine traffic stops, two criminal verbal disturbances, 15 1), Marianna, obstruction of justice.
Monday-Friday. ..mischief complaints, one trespass corn- medical calls, three traffic crashes, three )) Huan Dana, 34, 5315 Falling Staf Road,
plaint, one obscene or threatening phone burglar alarms, two traffic stops, three Tallahassee, violation of state probation.
call, one fraud complaint, seven property larceny complaints, three trespass comn- )) Phlllip Flowers, 45, 2252 Mt. Pleasant
checks, four assists of other agencies, one plaints, four follow-up investigations, one Road, Samson, Ala., battery on a person 65
... ,~ public service call, two threat/harassment juvenile complaint, one report of a stab- years of age or older.
cmlitoe91hn-ponreot bing, two animal complaints-one alleging )) Shawn EIlsworth, 46, 1221 Murray Lane,
: .,,:, of illegal dumping and nine home security neglect/abuse, 10 property checks, one as- Graceville, aggravated battery with deadly
of another agency, one public service call, Jail Population: 214
~Jackson County Sheriff's Office one 911 hang-up, three welfare checks, one To report a crime, dali CrimeStoppers at 526-5000 or a
The Jackson County Shdriff's Office and transport, one Baker Act transport and two .local law enforcement agency.To report a wildlife violation,
JCFLO)R M DAN.COM county fire/rescue reported the following threat/harassment complaints. al18844FC 32)





52 students attended the State Convention in Orlando Dec. 1-3.

Competition winners at
convention (from left)
are: Leah Tucker, 3rd place
Acrylic painting; Katherine
Davis, 2nd place Charcoal
drawing; Ethan Sapp, Tyler
iJones and Jami Baker,
2 2UHd place Spotlight Your
5ope School students Jalisa Wilson Club; Calen Sims; 1st place
and Will Layton recently traveled science; Laura Lee Gause,
3rd place Social Studies.
L LCto Orlando to compete in a Bowling Pictured with them are
competition for the Special Olympics. Jalisa Eddie Ellis, principal, and
Amber Tucker, Junior Beta
placed 4th in her division and Will placed Sponsor.
4th in his division. We are extremely proud of
these student athletes.

MARIANA MDDLEJackson Hospital FoundationSCTOOLTNOVEMBER Honoring loved onesJata Love

op E S s e THs Speci al to the Floridan School 2nd Grade Chorus Hospital. This necessary is a non-profit 501(03

D N T E The 23rd Annual Lights wi herald arriving par- equipment adaces the organization established
O T of Love Lighting ceremo- ticipants with songs of the scope of care available to pursue important
ony ushers in the winter season, bringing music here in Jackson County community healthcare
holiday season Thursday, and heart to the event for the community Other needs advanced by the Dec. 5, at 5 p.m. on the Word has that an extra annual Foundation events care delivered through
front lawn of Jackson special guest will be arriv- are the Spring Gala and Jackson Hospital, promot Hospital. ing just in the nick of time the James T. Cook, Jr., Golf ing wellness in the com
Each year more than before cookies and punch Tournament. The Foun- munity by funding health 100 people attend this are served at the end of nation also sponsors a education, health promoremarkable event to re- the ceremony. Wne Tasting in conjunc- tion, and disease prevenmember and honor their Contact the Foundation tion wi the Marianna tion. A copy of Jackson loved ones at Christmas at 718-2601 to order Stars Rotary Club. Hospital Foundations
time. Jackson Hospital for $25, Lights for $10, Please contact Jill Miller Official Registration and CEO Larry Meese and to remember and honor or Georganne Sherrel at Financial Information Foundation Executive Di- your loved ones this year. 718-2601 for mo nor a- may be obtained from rector Jill Miller will read Lights of Love is one of nation on how you can theDivision of Conthe names of each person several fundraisers of the volunteer, participate or sumer Services by calling honored or remembered Jackson Hospital Founda- contribute to Foundation toll-free within the State. SUBMIteE PHOT before the Christmas.tree, tion with all proceeds go- events. Registrationwith the State sparkling with lights and ing towards the purchase The Jackson Hospital of Florida does not imply stars, is officially lit for the of medical equipment, Foundation is a separate endorsement, approval or tRetherford, Detiny Dubose, Annika season f not funded in the operat- corporation from Jackson recommendation by the

I LBeebe,,Suzanne Johnson, Mr. Ellis, The Golson Elementary ing budget, for Jackson Hospital. The Foundation State.1-800-435-7352.
Principal, Deontre Rhynes and Elijah Isabella.

Marana Bide CubA Chamber %ch/ristmasX0 mess age
M airianna Bridge Club T he holiday operative effort between 'successful year in 2014.1 the many blessings
season is here the city of Marianna, the believe that our future is we are given. announce W n ers Twhich brings us Jackson our own to mold into the
closer to the year's end. County successes we want to see.
Special to the Floridan ) Sixth place- Bill Lies For most of us it provides Board of I would also like to
Doris Ottinger an opportunity to reflect Commis- send out a reminder that
The Marianna Duplicate Seventh place- Allene on the past year. As most sioners and the Chamber's First
Bridge Club announces Baker Ivalene Shields of you know, the Jackson d the Jackson Friday breakfast is this
winners of the Dec. 2 u Eighth place--Kitty County Chamber of Jf County Friday, December 6. We
game. They are as Myers Ruth Davis Commerce has gone Mvasciey Chamber have a great program feafollows: The Marianna Bridge through many positive of Coin- turing Pastor Paul Smith :
First place- Libby Club is sanctioned by changes throughout merce to entited "The Coming Job
Hutto Elaine Yost the American Contract 2013. ensure a successful'future Wars." This is a program
)) Second place- Sha- Bridge League. The game The Chamber's meme- of the Russ House. The that you do not want to ron Morgan -Mary Lou is held every Monday at 1 bership has increased, Russ House continues miss; a special thankMiller. p.m. at St. Luke's Episco- which tells me that the to draw people from all you to Cadence Bank for
)) Third place-Martha pal Church in Marianna business community is around, and through this sponsoring this month's Brennan John Selfe at 4362 Lafayette Street. gaining confidence in the effort will continue to rep-* power breakfast as well )) Fourth place- Kurt Anyone is welcome to economy as well as the resent Jackson County's as their continued supOpfermann Douglas come and play or observe. Jackson County Chain- spirit for years to come. port of the Chamber of ; Parker For more information and ber. The Jackson County I have confidence that Commerce.- -a
} Fifth place-Nancy partners call Libby Hutto Chamber of Commerce an agreement is achiev- The staff of the Jackson i tso 1 Watts Judy Duell at 526-3162. is fortunate to have the able in the near future. County Chamber of Cam- lD i'LR
_______________________ membership family that The Chamber's Executive merce wishes everyone oeAIOGWT
Trvlbifwe do; we have the sup- Committee and Board of a happy holiday season gJ
lra lblifport of both the small Directors have provided and most ofrall a merry watson iewelers.com
Dense tog warning, with FDEM. "This fog is business and the corpo- the leadership for the Christmas and a prosper- Downtown Marianna trvlr re ou expmidoingr until rate sponsors. Acombina- Chamber to make these .ous NewYear. Please be 804243
travlersilr~d t iex ecd-rig and motor- tion of the two creates a accomplishments and for safe and give thanks for . 804243
extreme caution, ists should be prepared healthy recipe for a that I extend my heartfelt
Florida Division of Emer- for sudden drops in' strong business thanks. I Jtlgency Management of- visibility." environment. As this year ends and B a "
ficials are urging residents Drivers should avoid I would like'to person- the New Year approaches, and visitors to use caution traveling in dense fog and ally thank the members it creates anticipation I
as patches of dense morn- follow these safety tips: of the Jackson County for what the new year I I ,iing fog may affect'north, During the morning Chamber of Commerce will bring. I believe a lot
central and southwest hours when fog is heavier, for making this possible. of that depends on us as Florida roadways through' slow down and allow When a community pulls a community. If we can
Friday morning. Expect for extra space between together for a common carry the spirit of work- *.
foggy conditions as far vehicles, goal it enables great ac- ing together into the new '
west as Escambia County Use low-beam head- complishments. A good year I believe that we
and as far southwest as lights and be prepared to example of this is the co- "can create an even more a- 4
Okeechobee and Collier stop on short notice.
Counties.. ) Avoid driving distrac- : "!
"Warmer than normal tions such as mobile
overnight temperatures, phones and music devices. high humidity levels, and )) Monitor local road
calm winds will combine conditions for PoSsible to create favorable dense road closures.
fog conditions across D Use extreme caution
much of the Florida Big and allow extra time tO BN~A
Bend and Peninsula reach your destination. BEN SAUNDERS, D. .D
early Thursday and Friday Information,emergency N PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY
morning," said Brad plans and disaster supply ~"'4711 Highway 90 East Marianna, FL
Schaaf, a meteorologist kits can be found at www. (Between Burger King & Big Lots) 526-SPIT


10 hales dead, dozens stranded inEverglades Vehicle skills blac
bear in Panhandle
The Associated Press Federal officials were b
notified about the whales MIRAMAR BEACH- A
EVERGLADES NA-. Tuesday around 4 p.m.. 200-pound blackbear
TIONAL PARK Wildlife Because of the remote died Tuesday after being
workers in boats struggled location, workers were,.. hit by a vehicle on Emerunsuccessfully Wednes- unable to access the site ald Coast Parkway near
day to coax nearly four before dark. They arrived Fort Walton Beach in the
dozen pilot whales out Wednesday morning and Florida Panhandle.
of dangerous shallow discovered 45 whales still Stan Kirkland, a spokeswaters in Florida's Ever- alive. man for the Florida Fish
glades National Park; hop- "There were some that and Wildlife'Conservaing to spare them the fate were very compromised tion Commission, told
of 10 others that already and in very poor condi- the Northwest Florida
had died. tion," Mase said. Daily News that a passing,
The workers suspended Four were 1 euthanized motoristsaw the bear and
their efforts after dark, with sedatives, and more called authorities around 7
but planned to return could beputdown Thurs- a.m. Tuesday.
Thursday morning to try day if. their cOnditiOn .' Kirkland said officials
again, said Kim Amen-Mdteioaes.Ms said. don't know when the bear
detrirats, hit. 'said.t s
dola, spokeswoman'' for She described the re- was hit. The bear was a
the National Oceanic and THEASSOCIATEDPRESS manng whales as swim-did't have an
Atmospheric Administra- Officials in boats monitor the scene where dozens of pilot whales are stranded in shallow ming and mobile but said ID tag. tion, which is taking part water in a remote area of Florida's Everglades National Park, Wednesday, Dec. 4. scientists don't knowhow in the effort. long they have been out Suspect in custodly
Six of the whales were where they normally live. about 75 feet from shore, a series of sandbars and of the deep, colder wa- fte SChOOl shooting found dead, and four It takes more than an hour and herd them back to patches of shallow water ter they are accustomed Wter GARDEn of the whales had to be to reach the spot from the sea. along the way. to and could b WINTER GARDEN
euthanized Wednesday, nearest boat ramp and "They are not cooperat- This particular whale impacted by secondary school students got into
said Blair Mase, coordi- there is no cellphone ser- ing," Friar said. species is also known consequences, such as nator for NOAAs marine vice, complicating rescue Workers also tried to for its close-knit social dehydration. fight Wednesday at the bus
mammal stranding net- efforts. nudge the whales out to groups, meaning if -one "I don't think we have a pickup area and one of
work. At least three could "We want to set the ex- sea earlier in the day with whale gets stuck or stays lot of time," Mase said. them opened fire, woundbe seen on the beach, out pectalion low, because the no success. behind, the others are Necropsies were being ing the other, police said.
of the water. challenges are very, very The short-finned pilot likely to stay behind or done Wednesday on the A 17-year-old student
The whales are strand- difficult" Mase said. whales typically live, in even beach themselves as deceased whales. Scien- from West Orange High ed in a remote area near Park spokeswoman very deep water. Even if well. lists will look for disease School was taken into
Highland Beach, the Linda Friar said' rescuers rescuers were able to begin "It would be very.diffi- or other signs to indicate custody while a 15-yearwestern boundary of Ev.- were trying to surround nudging the 41 remaining cult for the whales to navi- how whales got stuck in old had injuries to his face erglades National Park the whales, which were in whales out to sea, Mase gate out on their own," the shallow Everglades and stomach, police and and about 20 miles east of roughly 3 feet of salt water said theywould encounter Mase said. waters.
younger teen, Ja'Roderick
Smith, was alert when he.
was taken to a hospital,
on where he was in stable
Boys gum ar' on disply at art fair in Miami,. condition.
"That student is going to
The Associated Press around $1,000. worrying about that." be OK, by all indications,"
After the Sandy Hook His father says people Barbara Jenkins, superinMIAMI Charles Git- school shooting in Con- should take a moment to tendentofOrnge County
nick is only 11 years old, necticut last December, digest the message. Public Schools, said at a
but his art appears far Charles stopped mak- "My child is sort of news conference.
more mature. ing art for more than two screaming through his The shooting took place.
The sixth-grader from weeks. art the fear about being a shortly before 1:30 p.m.
Los Angeles places toy "I was afraid that people child in our society," Neil as students were being
guns that look like real would think that I'm for Gitnick said. "We need to dismissed for the day, Orweapons on a canvas and guns and that I'm promot- watch the art of our youth ange county Sheriff Jerry
paints 'over them, pur- ing them," he said. and see what it tells us Demings said.
posely camouflaging them He uses multicolored about the world we are The school went on
in an abstract design. He and monochromatic im- giving them to grow up100
says it's a way to express ages of guns, sometimes in. I think his message is law enforcement officers
his fear of gun violence by applying acrylic paint you're scaring me." showed Up, Demings said,
His work will be on dis- with a spring-loaded toy From wire reports
yat an exhibit, "3D Gun Charles Gitnick poses with his artwork that focusesote air rifle. He uses techArt," which coincides with image of the gun, triggered by all the gun violence he was niques by artists who have Art Basel Miami Beach, hearing in the news, during his Art Basel show in Miami, influenced him, including one the world's most pres- Wednesday, Dec. 4. Jean-Michel Basquiat and
tigious contemporary art Jackson Pollack.
fairs. The event is the U.S. shouldn't be scary or dan- then all the paint would Charles said his friends extension of the fair held gerous," he said. just, drip everywhere and don't really say much
each June in'Basel, Swit- He has since sold more not look very good," he about his art "because zerland. It runs through than three dozen pieces for said. they don't get it." Neither
Sunday. about $1,500 each, mostly He then chooses the col- do some adults.
Charles started paint- showcasing his work on or of the board he wants "Like when they walk i o e
ing landscapes, seascapes streets in California and to use as the canvass, fol- by, people will say that and palm trees at age 5. In New York. Charles picks lowed by the color of the it's really scary. And yeah, g
2011, he wrapped a toy ri- the toy guns depending gun, Then he mounts guns are really scary," the fle in newspaper clippings on what kind of piece he them together and, once young artist said. "When of violence and mounted wants to make either dried, takes them upstairs I was first starting, there it on a canvass of similar large or small. to his home studio to was like a lot of hate. I was
news articles. "Some of the guns aren't paint. There's more drying really hurt by that in the T ma i lb
"This seemed like a way as,good for some of the and the artwork eventu- beginning. But then I realto say to adults that kids techniques, like for a drip ally gets framed, photo- ized there is always going s i
shouldn't feel scared as I piece, it can't be a gunwith graphed and is ready to to be people hating on it. did that being at school bumpy details because be sold. The price starts at So I kind of just, stopped r

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Stocks struggle as investors weigh economic news
The Associated Press its highest level in more than two
NEW YORK The stock market The yield climbed to 2.84 percent
continued fts sluggish start to. the from 2.78 percent on Tuesday, remonth onWednesday. suing its upward trajectory on
Thetbroader market fell for fourth .,signs that the economy is improvstraight day its longest losing streak ing. In September, the yield reached
in more than two months. A payroll 3 percent, rising from a year's low of
company reported that U.S. busi- 1.63 percent in May. Back then, innesses last month added the most vestors speculated that the Fed was
jobs in a year, and investors wor- THEASSOCIATED PRESS set to announce that it would cut
nied that the latest sign of growth, Traders Gregory Rowe (left) and Richard back on its stimulus. could mean the Fed, begins pulling Newman confer on thefloor of the New Investors are following Ieasury back on its stimulus sooner than York Stock Exchange on Wednesday; rates, closely because they are used expected. when stocks fell in early trading, as a benchmark for setting many
Sears fell sharply after its CEO re- "Theres some general angst about kinds of borrowing rates, such as duced his stake in the department whether the market is overvalued those on mortgages. store chain. and when is it going to come back,:, However, it will be the speed at
The latest bout of investor anxiety down." which interest rates climb, rather
about the Fed's plans comes ahead Sears fell $4.63, or 8.3 percent, to than the absolute level that they THEASSOCIATEDYpS of the government's closely watched $50.92 after the company's CEO, bil-. reach, that will be crucial for the This linage provided by Time magazine shows activist investor monthly employment report on Fri- lionaire' hedge-fund manager Eddie economy and the stock market, said Carl Icahn on the cover of the Dec. 16 issue, in which l cahn day. The Fed's $85 billion in monthly Lampert, reduced his' stake in the Quincy Krosby, a market strategist discloses that he is seeking the support of Apple shareholders L m cash. bond purchases have supported fi- department store chain to less than at Prudential Financial. to-buy back the company's stock., nancial markets and given investors half. "Markets can get used to a gradual
an incentive to buystocksbymaking CF Industries was the biggest move," said Krosby. bonds seem relatively expensive, gainer in the S&P 500 index, surging The stock markethas had an outAfter surging this year, .stocks have $22.88, or 10.7 percent, to $237.07. standingyear.The Dow and the S&P Ic1 u s ahad a slow start to December, usu- The fertilizer company told inves- 500 index have climbed to record ally one of the strongest months for tors that it was evaluating whether, levels. The two months when the S fo the market. The Standard & Poor's to increase its dividends and said it stock market declined came during
500 index has dropped 0.7 percent expected to have "significant" addi- periods when investors thought the m .Li I1d(I'' so far, paring its gain for the year to tional cash to give shareholders. Fed was poised to ease back on its
25.7 percent. Even so, the market's The Dow Jones industrial aver- stimulus. surge has left some investors ner- age fell 24.85 points, or 0.2 percent, Higher rates will push up borvous. They don't want to add to their to 15,889.77. The S&P 500 index rowing costs, but stock investors holdings when the market may have fell 2.34 points, or 0.1 percent, to should welcome the end of stimuApple "Tigbaeuenuynbdwadeduc.0pinko408 srnteinsi og oe he
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Derailment highlights 'highway hypnosis' risk

The Associated Press were looking at his activities in
the previous'days.
NEW YORK It's sometimes Highway hypnosis doesn't
called "highway hypnosis" or show up often in medical litera"white-line fever," and it's fa- ture, but numerous researchers
miliar to anyone who has ever have looked at the affect that
driven long distances along a monotonous driving can have
monotonous route. on alertness and reaction time.
Drivers are lulled into a semi- In one early paper on the phetrance state and reach their des- nomenon, published in 1962,
tination with little or no memory retired Rutgers University psyof parts of the trip. But what if it chologist Griffith Wynne Wilhappened to an engineer at the liams wrote that the modern
controls of a speeding passenger superhighway's smooth, unintrain? terrupted stretches of concrete
The man driving the Metro- could put'people in a daze.
North locomotive that went off "Driving under these condithe rails this week in New York tions makes little demand on the
City, killing four passengers, ex- driver's orientation to reality," he
perienced a momentary loss of wrote. "The distracting stimuli
awareness as he zoomed down are few."
the rails, according to his lawyer It's the "Where did those 10
and union representative, who miles go?" sensation of realizing
called the episode a "nod," a you've been. driving apparently
"daze" or highway hypnosis. without paying attention to the
Their accounts raised ques- road or yourself, said Stephen
tons about just how widespread THEASSATED Morse, a professor of law and
the problem is in the transporta- AMetro-North passengertrain pulls intotheSpuyten Duyvil station Inthe Bronx boroughof NewYorkonWednesday, psychiatry at the University of tion industry and what can be a few hundred feet before a curve where a fatal derailment disrupted railroad service on Sunday. Pennsylvania. done to combat it. cades, there's no technical defi- nosed sleep problems. "You find yourself stopping, Many sleep experts see highAt the time of Sunday's crash, nition of it and scant specific Whatever it is, nearly every bus and you open the doors, and all way hypnosis as micro-sleep, a the train was going 82 mph into a medical study of the problem, or train driver has experienced you see is a mailbox," he said, phenomenon often attributed to sharp turn where the speed limit although multiple studies have the feeling of being momentari- adding that. fatigue and work- fatigue or sleep deprivation. drops tQ 30 mph. That's when the found that long driving times on ly unaware while driving long schedule changes play a role. Most people don't even realize engineer says he snapped out of straight roads can cause people hours, said Larry Hanley, presi- The NTSB, which has yet to when they've been micro-sleepit and hit the brakes, but it was to lose focus. dent of the Amalgamated Transit determine the cause of the ing for example, "resting their
too late. Some experts equate highway Union. crash, concluded talking with eyes" for a few seconds, said Dr.
The train hurtled off the tracks, hypnosis with a sort of autopi- Hanley, who spent eight years the engineer Tuesday. They con- James Maas, a sleep expert and leaving a chain of twisted cars lot state performing a task, driving a bus in New York City, tinued interviewing the train's retired Cornell University psyjust inches from a river in the usually competently, without recalled spending a week on the other crew members. Investiga- chology professor. Bronx. awareness of it. Sleep experts say midnight-to-8 a.m. shift and tors have said Rockefeller had "Many of those times you were
While the term highway hyp- the daze' could really be a doze, sometimes stopping to pick up enough time off for a full night's asleep. You're just not going .to nosis has been around for de- especially if a driver has undiag- passengers who weren't there. rest before the crash, but they remember it," he said.

Sandy Hook 911 calls reveal anguish
The Associated Press scene, the report said
In one of the recordHARTFORD, 'Conn. -As ings, dispatchers were
gunfire boomed over and heard making three calls
over in the background, a to Connecticut state pojanitor begged 4 911 dis- lice that apparently rang
patcher to send help, say- unanswered. But state poing, "There's still shooting lice had already been disgoing on! Please!" A worn- patched to the school by
an breathlessly reported the time those calls were
seeing a gunman run made, according to a timeClara Miller, works on an e-book on an Wad hCIAE PRESS down a hall. And a teacher line and call log supplied
grade class at Jamestonu Elementary School In Arlington, Va. said she was holed up in by Newtown officials.
her classroom with her In all, seven recordings
children but hadn't yet THEASSOCIATED PRESS of landline calls from inlocked the door. A school bus drives past a "Welcome to Sandy Hook" sign side the school to NewRecordings of 911 calls in Newtown, Conn. The 9U calls from the Sandy Hook town police, were posted sfrom last year's Sandy Elementary Scool shootings nery one year ago wer Wednesday. Calls routed
Hook Elementary School released Wednesday under court order. to state police are the subshooting were released "I think there's somebody minutes. ject of a separate, pending
BY KIMBERLY HEFLING classroom," Zuckerberg Wednesday, and they not shooting in here at Sandy "There's still shooting freedom of information
AP Education Writer said in a statement. only paint a picture of an- Hook school." going on! Please!" the request by the AP
The funds are expected guish and tension inside Asked what made her custodian pleaded as six "We all understand why ARLINGTON, Va. to be used to provide tech- the building, they also think so, she said: "Be- or seven shots could be some people have strong
Needed to keep a school nical expertise to schools show Newtown dispatch- cause somebody's got a heard in the background. feelings about the release building running these and use competition to ers mobilizing help, reas- gun. I caught a glimpse of "Still, it's still going on!" of these tapes. This was a days: water, electricity help drive costs down. suring callers ahnd urging somebody. They're run- Within 1 minutes of en- horrible crime," said Kathand broadband. It likely would cost bil- them to take cover. ning down the hallway. tering the school, Lanza leen Carroll, AP executive
Interactive digital learn- lions to get high-speed "Keep everybody calm. Oh, they're still running. had fatally shot 20 chil- editor and senior vice ing on laptops and tablets Internet access to every Keep everybody down.-Get They're still shooting. San- dren and six educators president. "It's important is replacing traditional school in America. everybody away from win- dy Hook school, please." with a semi-automatic to remember, though, that
textbooks in many cases. President Barack Obama dows, OK?" one dispatcher Another woman, who rifle. Lanza also killed his 911 tapes, like other poStudents are taking com- this past summer set a told the.frightened teach- was shot in the foot, calm- mother in their Newtown lice documents, are public puter-based tests instead goal of having 99 percent er who reported hearing ly reported that she was home before driving to the records. Reviewing them of fill-in-the bubble exams. of students connected to shots in the hall. in a classroom with chil- school. He committed sui- is a part of normal newsTeachers are accessing far- high-speed Internet con- The calls were made dren and two other adults, cide as police closed in. gathering in a responsible off resources for lessons. nections within five years. public under a court or- but that there was no way -Newtown police offi- news organization." Technology is chang- Also, the Federal Com- der after a lengthy effort to safely lock the door. cers arrived at the school Christina Hassinger, the
ing the way students are munications Commission by The Associated Press. The dispatcher told her within four minutes of the daughter of slain Sandy taught and tested. But is weighing changes to a Prosecutors had argued to apply pressure to the first 911 call, but nearly Hook principal Dawn there's a catch- most of it program to increase con- that releasing the record- wound. six more minutes passed Hochsprung, praised the
is occurring in schools that nectivity in schools. ings would only cause "OK, are you OK right before they entered the efforts of Thorne and the have rich connectivity to Today, about 80 percent more anguish for the ic- now?" the dispatcher building while they sorted teachers who protected the Internet. of schools have Internet tims' families. asked. out concerns over a pos- their students.
Although nearly every capabilities that are too The gunman, 20-year- Thg woman. answered: sible second shooter, ac- "The ability of the Sandy school has Internet access, slow or isolated to places old Adam Lanza, shot his "For now hopefully." cording to a prosecutor's Hook teachers to keep classrooms frequently are.- like front offices and corn- way through a plate-glass Another call came from report issued last week. calm in order to reassure not connected or the con- puter labs, said Richard window at the front of the a custodian, Rick Thorne, It's not clear whether the their students during the
*nectionts are super slow. Culatta, director of educa- school on Dec. 14. The of- who said that a window at delay made' a difference most frightening time
The'hurdle~ is limited tion technology at the Ed- ftce staff saw the shooter, the front of the school was because Lanza killed himn- of their young lives was capacity inside schools ucation Department. who was wearing a hat~ shattered and that he kept self one minute after the amazing. My momn would
to transmit data, or Many schools have the and sUnglasses, as he en- hearing shooting. first officer arrived on the be proud," Hassinger said.
bandwidth., same amount of connec- 'tered the building with While on the line with
"It's the backbone. We tivity as an average home. a rifle and began firing Thornei the dispatcher
*have to actually think not That means several hun- 'down a hallway, told somebody else: "Get
just about the sustainabil- dred kids or more operate One of the first callers everyone you can goingA0 ity of the current traffic, on an Internet connec- to Newtown police was a down there." we're talking about explod- tion similar to that used woman who said in atrem- Thorne' remained on, ing traffic," said Raj Adu- in a house by four family bling, -out-of-breath voice: the phone for several sumilli, assistant superin- members. ,
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employee of the mbnth for December,
Vermell Hall, age 85, of Tuesday in Marianna City Hall.
Malone, Florida passed
away on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at her home.
She was a lifelong resident of Malone and not on- PHOTOS BY ANGIE COOK/FLORIDAN
ly was a member but "the
oldest" member of Friendship Baptist Church until
her death. She was retired
from The Florida State
.Hospital as a Psychiatric
Aide after many years of
service and had also given
her services to the Sunland
Center. Ms. Hall was also a nfoJ.
member of the DAV and 1 rayor Paul Dbnofro Jr., (left)
Woodman of the World. congratulates streets and faciliShe was preceded in
death by her parents, tieswro'lker Greg Screen for being
Emmit Sam Jones and Min- named a city employee of the month for nie Bell Tidwell Jones, her
husbands Edward Brown December, Tuesday in Marianna
and Leathan Hall, three City Hall.
brothers Willard Jones, J.
W. Wardie Jones, Charles
H. Jones and a great granddaughter Alaina Gibbson,
Ms. Hall is survived by
her daughter Judy Brown
and friend Clifton Baxter of
Malone, her son Bruce
Goodwin and wife Valerie
of Grand Ridge, Florida,
her God-Son Allan Tidwill,
two grandchildren Tanya
Stanley and Chris Godwin,
three great grandchildren, airport shooting suspect appears i courtS b
numerous nieces and
nephews, great niece and The Associated Press no emotion during the was hospitalized for more dez. An autopsy showed From Page lA
nephews, great-great nie- 10-minute hearing in the than two weeks before Hemandez, 39, was shot Graceville. While respondces and nephews, sister-in- RANCHO CUCAMON- West Valley Detention being placed in federal a dozen times. ing, deputies were advised
laws Faye Jones of Malone
and Gertrude Fitzpatrick of GA, Calif. The man Center in Rancho Cu- custody. Ciancia then fired on that the victim was being
Dowling Park, Florida. charged with killing a camonga, about 45 miles The unemployed mo- two other uniformed TSA transported to CampbellServices for Ms. Hall will Transportation Security east of Los Angeles. He's torcycle mechanic did not employees and an airline ton-Graceville Hospital by be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, Administration officer being housed at the facil- enter a plea Wednesday passenger, who all were her mother. December 6, 2013 in the and wounding two other ity infederal custody. to a murder charge that wounded, as he moved Upon arrival at the scene,
Friendship Baptist Church agents and a civilian dur- U.S. Magistrate Judge carries a possible death through the security investigation revealed that with Byron Dekle and ing a shooting rampage David' Bristow asked the penalty if he's convicted, checkpoint to the passen- Lori Munfort had.a l5 Mitchell Hayes officiating. at 'Los Angeles lnterhatrn diminutive,, slender Cian- Bristow determined ger gate area, authorities eration to the right area of Interment will follow in the tional Airport made his cia if he understood the Ciancia was a flight risk said. None of the three her head. Authorities say Friendship Baptist Church first I court a p pearance changess against him. and posed a danger to the suffered"'lfe-threatening that injury Was caused by Cemetery. A time of re- is"amur
membrane will be held Wednesday, still show- "Yes," responded Cian- community, and ordered injuries. Shawn Murry Elsworth.
from 1:00 P.M. until time of ing signs of the gunshot cia, who was shackled at him to remain behind Airport police shot Ellsworth, 46, was arservice, wounds suffered whenhe his hands and feet and bars. The next hearing Ciancia as panicked tray- rested for aggravated batThe family of Ms. Hall was arrested. had- a bandage on his is scheduled for Dec. 18, elers either hid or fled. tery with a deadly weapon
would like to extend their Paul Ciancia, hadn't neck and bruises on the but it could be waived Investigators have said and placed into the Jackgratitude to the many been seen in public since left side of his face. if a grand jury indicts Ciancia had a vendetta son County Jail without
friends, caregivers, Gentiva the Nov. 1 attack that cre- His lawyers didn't Ciancia. against the federal gov- incident.
Home Healthcare and ated chaos at one of the comment on his Investigators said Cian- emmentandtargetedTSA The victim was reported
Emerald Coast Hospice for nation's busiest airports injuries. cia walked into LAX's Ter- officers. His attorneys, to be in stable condition at
all their help and care. and affected air travel' Airport police respond- minal 3, pulled a semi- who are both deputy fed- the hospital.
Donations may be made
to the Alzheimer Society at around the country. ing to the rampage shot automatic rifle out of a eral public defenders, de4510 NW 6th Place, 1st The 23-year-old spoke Cianciafourtimes,includ- duffel bag and fired atTSA dined to discuss the case Floor Ste 100B, Gainesville, in whispers and showed ing once in the mouth. He Officer Gerardo Hernan- after the hearing. Skinner Florida 32607
Expressions of sympathy From Page 1A
maybe submitted online at
www.mariannachapelfh.com whichhavebeenreviewed in a like amount for agreements and more. the cause and who do
Marianna Chapel Funeral C t by county and chamber needed repairs and up- Another matter detailed not wish to be entered in
Home is in charge of ar- From Page 1A officials who returned keep. As for insurance on in that interlocal agree- the drawings can send
rangements. commissioners approved 6nly: minor comments, each property, the city ment is the Tourism De- their donations into" a
documents related to the :described 'as non-sub- will take care of the velopment Council. The special account at First sale and await the sign-. "stantive changes. 'Brown House, While the TDC will have its offices in Federal Bank in Maioff of other interested 'City commissioners county 'foots the Russ the Russ House, where it anna, with checks written Aritc ein Ulmte n. parties. "passed a motion to ap- House bill. 'will rentspace for private out to Mark Skinner.
Yrtica esnst n itsI City Manager Jim Dean's prove the documents Documents reviewed at social events and run the Cash contributions may 2911 Jefferson St. Marianna presentation to commis- 'aid authorize the' city to Tuesday's meeting includ- TDC visitor's center also be delivered there in 850-372-4456 sioners indicated that execute all documents ed a "Sale and Purchase Transfer documents ap- person. Donors should
Michael's Toggery the city, county, and Jack- associated with the Agreement," two five- proved by the Marianna reference the account Funeral Appropriate Attire son County Chamber of 'transaction, subject to year leases -one for the City Commission are still number, 001898876, in 2878 Jefferson St. Marianna Commerce "have con- city attorney final re- Chamber to occupy part contingent on final re- the memo section of their 850-482-8647 ceptually agreed to tranS-, view and no substantive of the Russ House,. the view by the county, and checks. The bank is lofer ownership"' of both changes. other for Jackson County the Chamber and JCDC cated tit 4215, Lafayette
W CSO properties to the city and' -City hunds :will satisfy Development Council will need to agree to lease "Street in Mariarna. Anyw c county roughly,'$155,000 in out- Inc. to occupy the Brown terms, but Tuesday's one who couldn't make the
That concept, Dean ,standing' 'mortgages and House and an "Interlo- unanimous passage 'of parade but,,who wishes to From Page 1A said, has' been approved nearly $11,000, in fees cal Agreement" between the motion means a for- Obtain tickets for entry in
obtained aBenchmade In- by all'three boards. due to Donofro & Associ- the city and county de- merly unclear picture of the drawings may make fidel knife valued at $500 City Attorney Frank ates for previously com- tailing stipulations of the the iconic Russ House's arrangements to dio so by from another individual Bondlurant has drafted pleted work, while the joint purchase, current future is finally coming calling ,Jennifer Curci at~ and pawned it at a DeFu- transaction documents, county is slated to chip and future repairs, lease into focus. 850-209-1622.
niak Springs shop in Sep-..
tem ber for $100, knowing . .. . .... .. .. .. .. .. ...... . .. . .. . .. . .
that it was stolen.l [O' ing 'on another potential a rescue spirit can create. tive of the organization. granddaughters have been
Rodgers, 32, was hired LP) ife, plan, for the dog, as But Sirri has a long way to Miller said she hopes the helping her with Sirri, they
by Walton County Sheriff's Cl well. ... go. She weighs less than 20 person can be caught. were there when the dog
Office in January 2005 as Fro PagelA he Milers say an ai- pounds; she should weigh "'Something's wrong was rescued and ready to
a corrections officer and jaw because of the ex- aia: support, group, For' about 44 pounds, the vet with someone who could shower her with love and' became a deputy sheriff in treme damage and ~,e!Lve :of Alex Inc., is 'says. do this," she said. "That attention once she gets to
2007. He had been placed stitched ,UP her wound..:sporiSdring the dog's care. Miller and her husband person is'sick, and there's her new home. on administrative leave She is expected to be re- That 'organization or an- reported the incident to no telling what they're ca- And the Millers are anxpending the outcome of leased from the vet's: care other might be persuaded law enforcement authori- pable of, in my opinion, iously awaiting that day. the investigation and was sometime Thursday' ai'd to take over the dog's care ties on Wednesday and are Theyneedto be found and They can't wait to reunite subsequently terminated will be .reunited with her anid turn her into an aware- asking anyone who might dealt with. If you know her with her companion, from the agency, companion at the 'homie nebss outreach mascot, a know who shot the dog to who did this, you probably who turned out to'be "a
"This is difficult but of Linda Miller 'and' her job that would send her to call the Jackson County already know that the per- sweetheart," Miller sad. the right thing to do," husband,' Charlie.' The various places with a han- Sheriff's Office at 482-9624. son needs help. Call law "I. can't believe a dog said Sheriff Mike Adkin- Millers have named her ,dler who would use her For the Love of Aiex is of- enforcement so they can that has obviously been son. "The public has to "Sirri Twinle Baby Gir!;"' story' as an example both fering a reward for cred- be held accountable ,and through so much could have faith in our profession and say they will care fdr ot the bad "things that can ible information leading so they can get the 'help have such a sweet nature, and we will hqld ourselVes her for the rest of her life if happen to homeless ani- to the arrest of the shooter, they need."'! but he definitely has one,"
accountable." need be. 'But they're work- meals and of the good that according to a representa- Miller said her teenage she said.

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Senior Hezbollah commander killed in Beirut

The Associated Press The Saudi monarchy is said al-Laqis held some of
engaged in a proxy war Hezbollah's most sensitive
"BAALBEK, Lebanon with Iran over influence portfolios' and was very
The attackers waited in in the region, and in that, close to Nasrallah and his
n olive grove around mid- Riyadh has increasingly inner circle, often acting
night. As the Hezbollah. found common ground as a link with officials in
commander pulled into with the Jewish state. Tehran.
the garage of his nearby "The assassination is "He was one of the brains
apartment building, they another notch in tensions behind much of the group's
went in after him. Five between Hezbollah and operations," the official
bullets were pumped into Saudi Arabia," said Kamel said.
his head and neck from a Wazne, founder of the Hezbollah distributed a
silencer-equipped pistol Center for American Stra- photo of al-Laqis and said
an assassination that tegic Studies in Beirut. Israel had tried to kill him
reverberated across the "There will be repercus- several times; The image
Middle East. sions. It's going to be more showed a man wearing
The killing earlyWednes- like an opep battle," he beige-and-khaki military
day of Hassan al-Laqis, said. clothes, with neatly cut
described as a member of Two previously unknown black hair and a graying
the inner circle of Hezbol- Sunni groups claimed re- close-cropped beard.
lah leader Sheik Hassan H~bollah It b th if f H I-LI THEASSOCIATED PRESS responsibility on TWitter for There were conflicting
Nasrallah, was the last Hezbollah fighters salute as mourners pass by the coffin of Hassan aI-Laqis, a senior com- abLaqis' assassination, reports on whether he in a series of recent attacks mander for the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah,who was gunned down, during the funeral but the claims could not was involved in the Syria procession at his hometown in Baalbek city, east Lebanon, Wednesday, Dec. 4. The assassina- be veified. was whee the Syri against the Iranian-backed tion was a major breach of the Shlite militant group's security as it struggles to maintain mul- be verified, war, where the group's group. AI-Laqis, 53, was killed fighters have helped
Hezbollah blamed Israel, fights President Assads forces in Syria. as he returned home from Assad's troops gain
which denied involve- ings claimed by radical Most recently two sui- cusedSaudiArabiaofbeing work, Hezbollah said. the upper hand in key
ment. However, the Shiite Sunni groups. cide bombers blew them- behindtheembassybomb- "The brother martyr areas near the border with
militant group's open sup- The group's participation selves up outside the Ira- ingsinasharpescalationin Hassan al-Laqis spent his Lebanon. port of Syrian President in the civil war in Syria is, nian Embassy in Beirut, rhetoric against the Sunni youth and dedicated all his Marie Harf, deputy Bashar Assad has enraged highly divisive and unpop- killing 23. An a-Qaida-a- regional powerhouse. In a life in this honorable resis- spokeswoman for the U.S,

Sunnis and left it with ular in Lebanon, where filiated group claimed re- three-hour interview with stance since its inception State Department, said no shortage of enemies many feel it has deviated sponsibility; saying it was a local TV station, he in- up until the last moments the U.S. has seen reports eager to.strike at its strong- from its raison d'etre of payback for Hezbolah's directly suggested an alli- of his life," a statement of the killing and was holds and leadership. Doz- fighting Israel and exposed support of Assad. ance between Israel and from the group said. looking to all parties "to
ens of people have been the Shiite community to A1-Laqis' killing came SaudiArabia was trying to An official close to the cooperate with a full killed in deadly car bomb- retaliation. 'shortly after Nasrallah ac- destabilize his group. highly secretive group investigation."

Stolen cobalt-60 found abandoned Libyaspends foreign
The Associated Press white' 2007 Volkswagen reserves to offset oil losses
cargo vehicle with a move. The Associated Press ting dangerous," he said.
MEXICO CITY-Amiss- able platform and crane. Libya is losing millions
ing shipment of radioac- Eibenschutz said there TRIPOLI, Libya Lib- of dollars every day after
tive cobalt-60 was found was nothing to indicate ya's prime minister said production dropped from
Wednesday near where the theft of the cobalt was on Wednesday that his 1.4 billion barrels a day to
the stolen truck trans- intentional or in any way government is spending a few thousands since the
porting the material was intended for an act of billions of dollars to offset closure.
abandoned in central terrorism. the loss of revenue caused The groups holding
Mexico state, the country's Thetruckmarked"Trans- by militias who have shut the terminals meannuclear safety director portes Ortiz" left Tijuana down oil terminals in the while stepped up their
said. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS on Nov. 28 and was headed country's restive east, demands, saying after a
The highly radioac- This image released by the National Commission on Nuclear to the storage facility when one of many challenges meeting in the eastern city tive material was found Safety and Safeguards of Mexico's Energy Secretary (CNSNS) the driver stopped to rest to state authority in the of Tobruk on Wednesday in an. empty lot about a Wednesday, Dec. 4, shows a large box that is part of the cargo at a gas station in Tepo- North African country af- that the oil terminals will kilometer (a half a mile) of a stolen truck hauling medical equipment with extremely jaco, in Hidalgo state north ter its 2011 uprising and not open until the govfrom Hueypoxtla, an ag- dangerous radioactive material, of Mexico City. civil war. emient agrees to set up
ricultural town of about The driver, Valentin Es- Ali Zidan spoke as Re- a committee with repre4,000 people, but it poses joined in the hunt. yards away. camilla Ortiz, told authori- publican Sen. John Mc-" sentatives of the country's
no threat or a need for The truck was taking the Eibenschutz didn't know ties he was sleeping in the Cain made a brief visit to three regions to divide up an evacuation, said Juan cobalt to a nuclear waste .the exact weight of cobalt, truck when two men with Tripoli to me t with the oil revenues. Eibenschutz, director gen- facility in the stse M~c- "btf~aid it was the largest a gin appr hed about prime minister and other Eastern groups say the eralof the National Corn- ico, which isadjaienL.to 'amount stolen in recent 1:30 a.m. Tuesday. They .officials. McCain reaf- region suffered from marmission of Nuclear Safety Mexico City. : memory, and the intensity mnade him get out, tied his firmed a U.S. pledge to ginalization and unequal
and Safeguards. Eibenschutz said direct of the material caused the hands and feet and lefthim train Libyan troops, and distribution of wealth
"Fortunately there are no exposure to cobalt-60 alert. in a vacant lot nearby. said that stability there under ousted dictator
people where the source could result in death with- The material was used When he was able to free can only be achieved by Moammar Gadhafi. of radioactivity is," Eiben- in a few minutes. He said in obsolete radiation ther- himself, he ran back t6 the outside help. They demand the creschutz said. hospitals near the area apy equipment that is be- gas station to get help. Ziddn said at a news ation of a federal system
The cargo truck hauling were asked to report if they ing replaced throughout On average, a half dozen conference in Tripoli that in which each region has the extremely dangerous treat anyone exposed to Mexico's public health thefts of radioactive mate- Libya has allocated $7 bil- some autonomy, reviving cobalt-60 that had been radioactivity, system. It was coming rials are reported in Mex- lion of its foreign reserves the system in place from
used in medical equip- "This is a radioactive from the general hospi- ico each year and none to compensate for the 1951 until 1963 when Libment was stolen from a gas source that is very strong," tal in the northern border have proven to be aimed terminals held by eastern ya, ruled by a monarchy, station early Tuesday, and Eibenschutz told The As- city of Tijuana, Eibenshutz at the cargo, Eibenschutz militias and tribesmen, was divided into three authorities had put out an sociated Press. said. said. He said that in all the and said that it will need states: Tripolitania in the
alert in six central states But, he added, the mate- Before the container was cases the thieves were after $6 billion more. west, Fezzan in the southand the capital looking for rial poses no threat to hu- found, he said the thieves shipping containers or the "This is to show to west and Cyrenaica in the it. Police and the military man life if kept at least 500 most likely wanted the vehicles. people how this. is get- east.

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Tigers take control, top Pirates

BY DUSTIN KENT struggles have become a trend Tigers evened their record at 3-3
dkent@jcfloridan.com e laed har and that the Pirates must put to an following a 12-point road loss to
GRACEVILLE The Graceville a end. Mananna on Monday.
Tigers used a 19-7 fourth quarter competed, but we ash '"I was pleased with the first Graceville coach Matt Anderto rally past Sneads on Tuesday andburnedin thfourth three quarters. We played hard son said he wasn't surprised
night and take a big district vic- and competed, but we crashed his team got off to a slow start
tory over the Pirates, 43-32. Tat' been ourMO." and burned in the fourth, he Tuesday but was glad his players
It was a sloppy game much of BruceHubbs, said. "That's been our MO. We snapped out of their funk before
theway, as both clubs struggled Sneads coach play hard for three quarters, it was too late.,
to find offense through the first and then we get to the fourth "I figured we might have a little
three quarters with Sneads cling- in the fourth until a pair of free and crash and burn. We haven't bit of aletdownafter the Marian ingto a 25-24lead. throws by Dakota Baggott with found a way to close games out, na game, though I didn't think it ESTALMA0TOX
But the Tigers took control ear- 2:17 remaining. but we'll get it fixed." would be that bad," he said. "But Graceville's Rashard McKinnie drives
ly in the final period with a 14-0 Sneads coach Bruce Hubbs The loss dropped the Pirates to the basket during a game earlier
run, as the Pirates failed to score said his teaYm's fourth-quarter to 0-4 on the season, while the See TIGERS, Page 4B this season.

Hornets beat Gators

Cottondale wins district opener over Wewa, 72-56
Malone's Antwain Johnson elevates The Cottondale Horfor a jump shot during a game nets made it two wins
against Laurel Hill on Tuesday night. in a row Tuesday night
at home, knocking off
the Wewahitchka Gators
M alone 72-56 in their District 2
b* Cottondale started the
Sr s season out 0-3 with lossoys es to Marianna, Chipley
S and Malone, but got into
getbigw is the win column Monday
night with a 48-42 road
victory over the Holmes
BY DUSTIN KENT County Blue Devils.
dkent@jcfloridan.com After a scheduled game
The Malone boys and girls bas, against Altha last week
ketball teams continued their was postponed, the Horwinning ways Tuesday night at nets finally made their
home with a pair of big district leaguedebutTuesdayand
victories over Laurel Hill. went to 1-0 thanks to anThe boys team notched an other solid performance.
80-56 win over a Hoboes team The Hornets led 33-24
that came in with high expecta- at halftime and blew the
tions after winning by 42 in its game open in the third
district debut against Central on quarter by outscoring the
Nov. 22. Gators 29-17 to take a 21Laurel Hill was right with Malo- point lead into the final
ne through the first quarter-and- quarter.
a-half of action, trailing by only Cottondale coach Chris
three with four minutes left in Obert said he wasn't very
the second period. happy with his team's
But the Tigers went on a 14-2 play in the fourth, but afrun to close the first half before ter an 0-3 start, any kind
eventually extending the lead to of win is welcomed.
30 in the second half. "We didn't finish up
Malone got another big night the game like we should
from its star duo of Chai Baker have, but we are improvand Antwain Johnson, who com- ing and I'm happy with
bined for 57 points after combin- the effort," he said. "Now
ing for 56 in Saturdays win'over weve just got to start
Cottondale. finding ourselves a little
Johnson was the high scorer bit and get more in sync.
in that game with 32 points, but Mike Gallon scored 21
it was Baker who took the lead points to lead the HorTuIesday with 35 points to John- nets, while Tristan Braxson's 22. ton added 13, Dakota
Alonze Bailey also had eight Haddoclk 10, and Kyshon
points for the Tigers, with Xavier Ali eight.
. Grey scoring seven. Cottondale will next
For Laurel Hill, Josh Hartzog head to Graceville to take
led the way with 15 points, fol- on the rival Tigers in anlowed by Tee Callaway with 13, HALEYBOGGS other big district contest
and Lane Strickland with 10. Cottondale's Tre Lee puts up a shot during a game against Wewahitchka on Tuesday night in Cottondale. Friday at7 p.m.

See MALONE, Page 4B

Bulldogs stay perfect "an

by beating Bay, 63-56 Lady Indians ascend to No. 1
BY DUSTIN KENT The Tornadoes got to within dkent@]cfloridan.com third kit's phat
dkent@jcfloridan.com one with just over three minutes For the first time in second- 'e shud beNo. 1, so
The Marianna Bulldogs are still left in the game, but the Bull- year coach Greg Franklin's ten, perfect on the season after head- dogs answered right back with a ure, the Chipola Lady Indians W&Y Jstgo ng to keep
ing to Panama City on Tuesday 3-pointer from Baker and held are officially the No. 1 JUCO nrnvvin/vgit. Thegid/ ae
night and taking a 63-56 on from there. team inAmerica.
road win over the Bay "That was a really big ,The Lady Indians (10-0) took ed but $tl m job
High Tornadoes. three," Blanton said. "It over the top spot in the latest t0
Shaquarious Baker had sort of took the wind out NJCAA poll released Tuesday,
20 points and eight re- of their sails." supplanting former No. 1 and andhuAN .y
bounds to lead the Bull- The Bulldogs will next defending national champion Grg Rankln,
dogs, who won for the hit the road to take on the Trinity Valley, who Chipola de- Chipola coach
second time in as many nights Walton Braves in their district feated 72:60 on Nov. 23 in Mid- can look it at: you can say it's a after beating Graceville 64-52 on opener and what will be their land, Tex. curse, or you can just embrace think it's proven that we should
Monday biggest game of the season to Although it's relatively early in it and go with it. It's been a year be No. 1, so we're just going to
This was the sixth victory with- date. the season and the Lady Indians' and chance we've been working keep proving it. The girls are
out a defeat for Marianna, with Marianna must feel encour- ultimate fate will be determined to get our ballclub into that top excited, but it's my job to keep coach Travis Blanton ranking, it aged by its early season play, but by what they do in conference tier, and now We've just got to them grounded and hungry and right at the top in terms of most Blanton cautioned that it's still play and the postseason, Frank- make sure we keep working and maintain that selfless attitude impressive by his team. much too early for his players to lin said he and his players are stay hungry and focused." and sharing the basketball and
"It was a real big win, a quality start feeling satisfied with their more than happy to occupy the That's a tricky proposition doing the little things like setwin against a quality opponent success. top of the polls for as long as for many teams and can often tingpicksandboxingout.Ifyou
on the road. It was good for us," "I feel real good about the start, they can. present a greater challenge to a don't handle success the right
he said. "We played real good but I tell the kids that you can't "It feels good. That's why you team's focus ad concentration way, it can be dangerous." against probably the best team take your foot off the gas. It's not work every day. That's why you than a string of losses, the coach Chipola will be back in acwe've played up to this point." a sprint; jt's a marathon," he said. practice, why you go recruit. said. tion this weekend with a pair of
Marianna got offto a great start "You've got to be diligent every It feels good to be No. 1," he "Handling adversity is one games at the Florida Shootout and led by as many as 14 points day trying to get better. We've said. "I think you just embrace thing, but handling success can in Ocala, taking on Florida State in the first half before Bay was still got to create some depth and it. Plus, you get everybody's A' make you fat and complacent, College at Jacksonville on Friday able to cut the deficit into single get better fundamentally. We still game and that will help us in and we don't want to be fat and at 2 p.m. and St. Petersburg on digifsat the half. have a lot of areas to work on." March. There are twoways you complacent," Franklin said. "I Saturday at 4p.m. L


MHS Girls Basketball College Football

Lady Bulldogs

snap losing skid V7

BY DUSTIN KENT We started out pretty
dkent@jcfloridan.com decent, but we flat-lined
a little bit in the second
The Marianna Lady quarter," the coach said.
Bulldogs snapped a four- "I think the Thanksgiving
game losing break took the wind out
skid and ..- of us, so we had to substipicked. tute several players and
upa big couldn't keep the mo-.
district mentum going. It's one
win in of those games where
a pro- we should've scored betcess Tues- ter, which has been our
day night'with a 39-21 downfall lately. We've
home victory over the been keeping teams
Pensacola Catholic Lady point-wise where I want
Crusaders. them to be, but the probDanielle Holden scored lem is we haven't, been
16 points for Marianna putting up major numand Shaniah Spellman bers ourselves."
added 10, as the Lady Marianna will be back
Bulldogs avenged a Nov. in district action tonight /, "
15 loss to the Lady Cru- when they host Walton at
saders m Pensacola and 6 p.m. "k
moved to 1,1 in District 1 The Lady Braves will
competition.. be looking to go to 2-0 in :
"I felt like we played district play and despite .
well (in the first matchup the loss of high-scoring..' at Catholic), but we just guard Taliah Moore are off THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
started running out of to another strong start to Quarterback Jameis Winston and Florida State can clinch a spot in the BCS National Championship game by beating Duke steam," Marianna coach the season thanks largely on Saturday for the ACC title. Chucky Brown said. to the post tandem of
"When you play in Catho- Krista McQueen and Deja
licyoubetter playwell and Thcker. Nto O W
get a nice lead going into, It's those two that Brown N 2 0I0 0
the fourth because they're ,said concerns :him the
going to step up and they most going into the game. ,
did. I told the girls then "They've been dominant
that when they come to us post player and they've
we need to turn the tide been averaging almost 20. and not let that happen api6 ce,". the, coach ,said.
again." "It's one of those situa- The Associated Press "I literally had to start taking my
Marianna jumped out to tons where one of them wifl ton, VOOeJ ACC ADD medicine so I can pay attena 7-1 start in the first quar- is going to get hers, but if TALLAHASSEE Florida State's. . .. tion and get every single thing,"
ter but led only 12-6 at the we can keep the other one Jameis Winston has dissected de- player of year Winston said with a laugh. "You've
halftime break. at least in the teens, that's fenses all season. got to take notes in there all the
The Lady Bulldogs took pretty much the goal. Seminoles coach Jimbo Fisher be- The Associated Press time. You've got to be up to date,
a 22-13 lead through three You can't contain both lieves his quarterback has been able .C. every single time or you're going to
quarters and took control post players, so we need to make it look easy because of his SR Fmiss something."
in the fourth to salt the to control at least one of decision-making and accuracy. Sate uta mare inson' Duke (10-2) hasn't overwhelmed game away. them." Winston, a leading Heisman Tro- has IcfkeI om t e niial its opponents defensively.
phy candidate, will try to shred Confrn The Blue Devils are the No. 5 scorDuke's defense Saturday when the Con e dn e seeced ing defense (23 points per game) in SKS Girls Basketball top-ranked Seminoles take on the inse asO bot its elnd the ACC and No. 9 in yards allowed
No. 20 Blue Devils in the Atlantic per game (395.2). Winston has been
Coast Conference title game. sive player of the yar,oneday afte r adept at going through his progresDuke coach David Cutcliffe said, he was picked sons and taking the easy short
S n eads s -w in Psionsuand takingitheteasy, short
"We can't give up a bunch of big ex- Dndaowvtdh A o completion when the deep ball is
G plosive plays and beat this football defote IsowA taken away. Cutcliffe is still worteam." layer of the year. ried about the big plays from an
But it's still unclear whether Win- offense that had nine players voted
ston will get the opportunity to' an intheya hir fe Al1-ACC.
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picked up their third con- Logan Neel added seven a press conference on Thursday to n cornerback Ross Cockrell is more
secutive victory of the sea- points and Aaliyah Wil- announce the results. Votes and Donald ha four concerned with Winston's accuracy.
son Tuesday liams had six for Sneads. Florida State policy dictates that a Winston ledthe Semn6lesto a His 68.8 completion percentage
night in ---,. It's the third straight lop- student-athlete is suspended from No. I ranking and a bethintheACC ranks No. 7 in the FBS and gives reGracev- w l sided win for the Lady Pi- game action until the charge is re- championship game opposite No. ceivers and backs the opportunity
i l l e rates after a season-open- solved "absent extraordinary circum- 20 iute for yards after the catch.
knocking ing loss to Chipley, beating stances as determined by the admin- thetd Sta You can tell he's used to throwoff the Vernon, Port St. Joe, and istration." The team is scheduled to ing, I guess from his baseball days,"
Lady Ti- Graceville by an average fly to Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday. Trophy winner Chris Weinke ini2000, Cockrell said. "The moat important
gers 56-18. margin of 33 points per Fisher said Winston works hard at thing about him is that he's accuSneads dominated early game. his craft and expects him to perform rate. He puts the ball on the money,
and often against a short- Tuesday's victory im- well Saturday if his playing status so our coverage is going to have to
handed Graceville club proved Sneads to 2-0 in doesn't change. and be tight."
that only dressed five District 2 competition "He's studied and learned from his e das-a leading Winston is also 6-foot-4 with the
players, with the Lady The Lady Pirates will next mistakes," the coach said. 'Aknd also caddt mobility to allow him to extend
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29-8 halftime lead and day at home, he's trying to do and how to get guys Winston, a redshirt freshman, spaces when his receivers are closeextending the margin to Their scheduled game the ball and what (opponents) are Wednesday took home two more ly defended. 'But Fisher believes 34 points going into the against Blountstown on trying to do to him. How they cover ACC awards: player of the year and Winston's physical attributes are a
fourth. Friday has been post- us. .... I think thaat's where he's really offensive player of the year. He was bonus.
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The Associated Press day night, I don't want to back national spotlight late in the sea- focus this week. While theymaynothaveplayed into anything," O'Leary said. "I son while surviving in a series "We're very fortunate to win a complete game in all three ORLANDO, Fla. UCF has think you want to win it if you close games., a game with five turnovers," phases yet, the Knights have to
two chances this week to punch have a chance to be undefeated The Knights have posted six O'Leary said. "I've been in foot- like their chances to claim their it's ticket to a BCS bowl. in conference play. How many wins by seven or fewer points ball a long time. I've had four first conference championship
Either a Cincinnati loss to No. teams in the country can do that this season, including five" in and scraped by. Five? That's a lot. since 2010.
19 Louisville on Thursday night this year? ... Our concern is play- conference play. It shows the resiliency of both The USF game aside, the or victory by the 15th-ranked ing SMU and winning the game. The most recent was' 23-20 sides of making plays when they Knights have won seven straight Knights in their finale against That's why we're playing. What- win last week over rival South had to make it. But again, the and have an offense that ranks SMU on. Saturday will give UCF ever happens could be great for Florida. offense's performance was unac- second in the league averaging
(10-1, 7-0) the American Athletic us or it doesn't change anything. O'Leary described the per- ceptable. They were told that. 34.6 points per game. Conference title and the BCS formance of his team's usually "We just gotta get back to SMU (5-6,4-3) is playing to beberth that goes with it. For. a team that entered the dependable offense "awful" in things that we do and stop wor- come bowl eligible, but is comCoach George O'Leary prefers season in the shadow of Ameri- a game that featured five UCF trying about individual (statis- ing offa34-0 loss to Houston and his team gets there on its own. can-favorite Louisville, the turnovers, tics), which I think was taking its defense is giving up a league"Whatever happens on Thurs- Knights have fared well in the It's underlined his call for extra place a little bit." worst 34.8 points per game.

Mettenberger's No. 5 Tigers thrive in SEC Year 2

LSU career ends The Associated Press

Pinkel was in no mood for
holiday cheer a year ago.
with ee ijury Missouri had just gone
a dispiriting 5-7 in its SEC
The Associated Press pointed for Zach," Miles, debut season, the prowho is on a recruiting trip, grams first losing record,
BATON ROUGE, La. said in a written statement since 2004.
- LSU has announced provided by LSU. "He's "I love Christmas muthat Zach Mettenberger's been a tremendous leader sic," Pinkel recalled. "But playing ca- for our team and he's as a I'll tell you we're not going
reer with the competitive a guy as I have to a bowl, I didn't listen
Tigers is offi- ever been around. He's to any Christmas music. I
cially over. had a great impact on our didn't want to feel good."
Metten- program. There has been no
berger in- "I know Zach will work sophomore slump for the
jured his left extremely hard to reha- fifth-ranked Tigers, who
knee while Mettenberger bilitate his knee and I don't surprised nearly everyunloading anticipate this injury hav- one by advancing to the
a 32-yard completion ing any impact on what SEC championship game
in the fourth quarter of should be a great future in against No. 3 Auburn on No. 14 LSU's 31-27 vic- the NFL," Miles added. Saturday. tory over Arkansas last Mettenberger had been Picked to finish sixth in Friday, and LSU coach widely projected as an the SEC East, Missouri (11Les Miles confirmed the early round draft choice. 1, 7-1 SEC) is a remarkable THEASSOCIATED PRESS
severity of the injury on He passed for 3,082 yards bounce-back story, at the Missouri's Henry Josey (left) ha' rushed for 951 yards this season after missing all of 2012. Wednesday. and 22 touchdowns this least on par with Auburn His presence has helped the Tigers go ll-1 just one year after stumbling to a 5-7 record.
Shortly after Friday's season, getting Within 266 (11-1, 7-1). game, Miles initially ex- yards of breaking Rohan "When I look at Mis- Wilson said. "We knew all it took. a rough year when you
pressed hope that Metten- Davey's 2001 LSU record souri, they do remind what we had coming to "Me, in the hot seat? You have that many people get berger's injury did not in- for yards passing in a me of our team in a lot of us." kidding? Is that out there?" hurt. This year just goes to
volve any torn ligaments season. ways," Auburn goach Gus The 61-year-old Pinkel Pinkel joked, then added, show the job they've done
and that he'd be ready to Freshman backup An- Malzahn said. "You are has 101 wins in 13 seasons "I've never, ever worried. andthekind of kids they're return for a bowl game that thony Jennings, who led talking about a team that at Missouri, tied with the about that." bringing in." the Tigers will likely play in a game-winning, 99-yard can rise to the occasion." legendary Don Faurot for The criticism seemed Last fall, Pinkel was alJanuary, depending on the touchdown drive against No matter what happens most in school history. over the top to St. Louis most defiant that Missouri bowl bid they accept this Arkansas, likely will start on Saturday, the Tigers He's a finalist for Maxwell Rams center Tim Barnes, was ready to make a move. Sunday. the bowl game. have shown they do indeed Coach of the Year. who was a three-year He hasn't wavered in that
Instead, Mettenberger Mettenberger is the only belong in the conference So, yes, he can laugh starter under Pinkel at belief, saying last year will require surgery and player in LSU history to that's produced the last about the chatter that he'd Missouri. was simply a case of gethis rehabilitation will take throw for 2,500 or more seven national chanipions. that he'd been distracted "A lot of people were ting overrun by injuries to place when he would have yards in back-to-back sea- "We knew what kind of by a DUI in 2011 and a di- panicking, a lot of people quarterback James Frankbeen preparing for next sons and his finished his talent we had, what team vorce in 2012, and had lost were wanting to fire coach lin, All-Big 12 tailback spring's NFL draft. career with a 19-6 record we'had in the offseason," enthusiasm for 'the job. Pinkel," Barnes said. "I Henry Josey and much of "We are very disap- as a starter. senior linebacker Andrew One five-win season was said, 'Well, it's going to be the offensive liue.

4 QB Mariota will return to Ducks
The Associated Press at the University of Oregon the most in a single season at and to have the opportunity Oregon.
EUGENE, Ore. Quarter-, to represent our institution on Widely considered a top back Marcus Mariota has an- the football field alongside my Heisman Trophy candidate nounced that he will return to teammates," Mariota said in a this season, Mariota was hamOregon for his junior season. statement. "I look forward to pered by what appeared to be There had been specula- earning my degree next year a left knee injury the last five tion that Mariota might de- and to the rest of my career at games of the season. Oregon clare himself eligible for the this great University." doesn't discuss injuries as a NFL. Following Oregon's 36- Mariota has thrown 30 policy so it was difficult to de35 vktory over Oregon State touchdowns this season for terrine how serious it was. in the Civil War last Friday, the Ducks, who finished the The Ducks won their first hesaid he hadn't yet made a regular season 10-2. eight games and were looking
decision. .He has thrown a touchdown toward a shot at the national
But on Tuesday the school in all 25 games he's played~in championship but they lost to 'I'. announced on its website that as a Duck, the third-longest Stanford in Palo Alto. Oregon
Mariota would stay, along with current streak in the nation, lost again two weeks later at '.THEASSOCIATED)PRESS junior Hroniss Grasu, a three- His 39 touchdowns this season Arizona, which took the Ducks
Quarterback Marcus Mariota will return to Oregon next year after throwing 30 year starter at center. -30 passing, 9 rushing- and :out of the Pac- 12 championtouchdown passes so far in his sophomore season. "It is an honor to be a student 3,994 yards of total offense are ship game.



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ma2ke it a 37-25 Tiger lead
It's a run that was
From Page 1B sparked by Lawson's
string of seven out of nine
we picked it up in the Graceville points spansecond half and made a ning the end of the third few shots we needed to and the beginning of the make." fourt, giving the Tigers
Graceville trailed 19-13 the offensive boost they early in the second half, had lacked up to that but a pair of driving buck- point.
ets by Deangelo.Bell and "Jalen's little run there Derek White followed by was huge. He stepped up a corner jumper by Jalen and made some big shots Lawson tied the game for us," Anderson said. with 50 seconds left in the "I hope that's something third. that becomes a trend."
A three-pointer by Law- Lawson and White finson briefly put the Tigers ished with nine points to up 24-23 before a basket lead the Tigers, while Bell by Blake Johnson staked added seven.
Sneads to its one-point, Jeremy Wert had 17
three-quarter edge. points to lead the Pirates,
The final period was all scoring five of the seven Graceville, however, with Sneads points in the a steal and two from Oc- fourth quarter. tavian Mount and a bas- ."We couldn't run any ofket with a foul by Lawson fense in the fourth quarmaking it 28-25 GHS, fol- ter. We looked real dislowed byan offensive put- jointed," Hubbs said. "We THE ASSOCIATED PRESS back by Mount, consecu- just have to keep plugging The NFL fined Steelers' coach Mike Tomlin for stepping onto the field during a play against the Ravens on Nov. 28. tive layups by White, and away and see what we can a three-pointer by Bell to do."

N 70M111111 from the get-go. Laurel
N fines $100 a Hill is a really good team.
They're just young and
The Associated Press nearly colliding with Baltimore's Ja- sideline and field during Jones' kick- From Page 1B still learning how to play.
coby Jones during a kickoff return off return. Jones had to swerve to But our girls did a good
PITTSBURGH Steelers coach midway through the third quarter of avoid running into the coach and With the win, the Tigers job and got a gooddistrict
Mike Tomlin's ill-timed two-step has a 22-20 Ravens victory, was tackled after a 73-yard return improved to 6-1 on the win."
cost him $100,000 and could cost his The, seventh-year head coach that. might have gone for a touch- year and have waon two It has been quite a turnteam apickin nextyear's draft. called the play "embarrassing, inex- down if not for the obstruction. in a row since their first around for. the Lady TiThe league fined Tomlin $100,000 cusable, illegal and a blunder" but Tomlin briefly stepped onto the field loss of the season against gers after-a 1-2 start to the
on ,Wednesday for interfering stressed it was not intentional, before he jumped back. Marianna. season, with Roberts saywith a play against Baltimore on "I apologize for causing negative Tomlin said Tuesday he was "mes- For Ite Malone girls, it ing that he and his playThanksgiving, attention to the Pittsburgh Steelers merized" by watching the return on was a 54-40 win over Lau- ers finally getting on the
The NFL also said it would con- organization," Tomlin said in a state- the video board and would accept rel Hill, with Curteeona same page has made a big
sider docking Pittsburgh a draft pick ment Wednesday. "I accept the pen- any repercussions for his actions. Brelove putting in anoth- difference.
"because the conduct affected a play alty that I received. I will no longer "I don't know what a just punish- er big performance with "I just think we finally on the field." address this issue as I am preparing ment is," he said Tuesday. "I have no 26 points for her seventh understand what we are
Tomlin was not penalized on the for an important game this Sunday idea. I'm not acting in a way to pre- 20-point outing of the and what we're trying to
play, though the NFL said Tomlin against the Miami Dolphins." serve my wallet and my money. My season. accomplish on offense
should have been flagged 15 yards Tomlin was standing on the re- wallet and my money is what it is be- Angelica Livingston also and defense," he said. "We for unsportsmanlike conduct for stricted white border between the cause of the game of football." had 13 points for Malone, want to get the ball inside
with Breana Dallas add- on offense and limit secing nine. ond and third opportuWith the win, the Lady nities on defense. We've
Parking lot death ruled a homicide Tigers improved to 7-2 got some size and we're
and have now won six pretty big for a 1A school, straight overall, so we're trying to take
The Associated Press working the case as a ho- struggle and was found to obituary, he was married "We played real well. It advantage of that and do micide from the ,begin- be not breathing," Grant and had a 7-week-old son. was probably the most what we're good at and KANSAS CITY, Mo. -The ning, so the investigation said. "That's when a per- He played football at Wil- complete game we've not try to be something
death of a Missouri man will not change," he said. son at the scene began do- liam Jewell College, where played yet," Malone -we're not. That's the one in an Arrowhead Stadium VanWinkle, the son of a ing CPR on him." he earned a bachelor's de- coach Preston Roberts thing we've been preach
parking lot during Kan- police sergeant, apparent- Van Winkle was taken to gree, and he was employed said. "I thought we were every day. We're undersas City's game this week- ly left the stadium early in a hospital, where he was at Community America real good defensively. We standing more of what we
end was ruled a homicide the game and went to the pronounced dead. Credit Union. came out and playedhard need to do."
Wednesday, but police said parking lot, where he got It could be four to six it could still take weeks be- into a Jeep that looked like weeks before the medifore they know what killed the vehicle he came to the cal examiner determines
him. game in, Kansas City police the cause of death, police 7 -7
Kyle Van Winkle, 30, of spokesman Tye Grant said. said. a le a L ittle.
Smithville, was uncon- The Jeep's owner found Four people were taken .
scious on the ground when Van Winkle, which led to into custody for questionpolice responded to a dis- an argument People tail- ing but none was charged.
turbance call around 5:20 gating nearby then came Police executed a search'
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ON HOW TOUGH YOU ARE. NOWt OME OW, "Aunt Marsha." She's been at all of our hurt, and that she had waited around
weddings and holidays. She is still friend- for a phone call to be invited over and it ly with her ex-daughter-in-law, who hap- never came. She said, "I know it is your ' .....pens to be a good friend of mine. house and your company, but my feel- Pum In years past, when Aunt Marsha has a ings are hurt."
male companion in her life, she typically Annie, I never intended to hurt her. It's
falls off the face of the Earth. Recently, just how things worked out. But she still alshe found a new guy who happens to be hasn't spoken to either my mother or me married, so her communication with us in six months. She ignores my mother's MONTY BY JIM MEDDICK is limited. calls, cards and attempts to reach out.
rA pp o Right now, Aunt Marsha is upset with What can I do to help my mother? She
co-s .U both my mother and me because her misses her best friend.
ex-daughter-in-law was in town with her OMAHA, NEB.
/ new husband and daughter, and they
stayed with me. Aunt Marsha knew about Dear Omaha: You actually owe Marsha ..the visit, and I told her if we planned an apology.You promised to include her, any family events, I would let her'know, and then you didn't, nor did you let her However, when my friend arrived with know. We realize it wasyour friend who ..her family, she said thathaving her ex- chainiged the plans, but you still should moth er-in-lawin attendance at dinner have informed Marsha. Instead, she felt THAT~ BABY BY PAUL TRAP would be awkward. So I did not invite excluded from your family. That said, she
oU Aunt Marsha. is being rather unforgiving and pigheadL ootER '~~~4 ~ OIS When my mother next saw Marsha, ed about it. If you haven't apologized,
08.ss, she mentioned how nice it was to see my please do so. The rest will simply have to
a 1 o __ friend, 'and of course Aunt Marsha was run its course.

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REALSTA~T FORRENT 2011 Hyundai Genesis Chrysler 2004
TREES TREES RD Coupe Grand Touring 3.8L Town & Country Touring.
V-6. 28,880 miles. Interior Cherry red wgray interior.
TREES& exterior in excellent con- Automatic, power doors,
> 12 f.tall 30 gal. Appliances, lawn care & pest control included. dition. Saddle brown leather power & heated windows & locks, clean, very dependable. Cold
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__keyless start, power moon roof, carpeted floor.
$49.95 ea. 10 or T L S, [QAS mats, and ice cold air conditioning. 18" alloy WANTED ATOS
more $39.95 Huge 6BR4BA Home for rent in Marianna, wheels, rear parking sensors, window tint.
"-H-uguae CraR A Home FOR in FAM a2i $21,000. Contact Craig 334-798-1407. 1ST PLACE TO CALL FOR ALL OF
Live Oaks, Crape Myrtle, GREAT HOME FOR MULTI FAMILIES 2 kitch- Cadillac 2003 Deville financing available YOUR TOWING NEEDS!
en,2dining, 3 living, plenty of storage, silver in color, like new condition, low miles. Cherry Laurel & Magnolias barn,huge fenced pool.Will consider separat- 334-585-3236. $5500. w cond 'on, .4w w~es.
ing into individual apartments. No Contract. 3 2 $0 %AV 7
By appointment CHRISTMAS_ SPEIA____BOD_&____TN
CHRISTMAS SPEC 0 OFF DEPOSIT Chevrolet 2012 Malibu, low' miles, fully euipped, AUo BODY & RECCLIN
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,. Chrysler 2004 PT Cruiser
A- NT. GT Turbo, leather, sun- CALL FOR TOP PRICE
S& 2BR Apartments i Marianna r oof, loaded, clean,
Buying Pine!/ Hardwood il 2 & 3BRMobile Homes Rent to Own $5595. 334-790-7959. FOR JUNK VEHICLES
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the following positions: 650/month. Call 850-573-8446. 334-791-8243. -- fair and honest price!
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n3/2, 1600F, large fenced Ron Ellis 334-714-0028' .
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Welding Programyard. $900. 334-596-0461 Pontiac IM Bonneville: cold AC, warm heat, We b W c d Vehicles
In Indian Springs on Golf Coursei 3/3.5, his & Call 334-792-8018
hers master bath, walk In closets,,open floor l Ru4-n92-n018
and other posi- plan, 2300 sq. ft. back yd. fenced, 9 ft. ceilings Suzuki 2006 Forenza: White, 4-door sedan.
tion information are avai lable at $1200. mo. no avail. Jan. 1st 850-271-5545. 114,000 miles. New AC. Almost new tires. No
wrecks. Body in good condition, only a couple
WWW~chipokFdu/per]onnetio *:]] 7 of dings. $3,200 obo. 334-790-0379 ar W BU
Toyota 2012 Corolla S, still under factory warAPPLICATION DEADLINEJ 2/1 MH il Affrd: $380.m0. $380. dep. ranty, great gas mileage, fully loaded, $300'
850-579-8882/850-209-1664/850-573-1851 down, $3011 per:month. Call Steve Hatcher 334OPE....... UNI ......LLE. ...... 791-8243.milosodolronhdt pyougd
2 & 3 bedroom mobile'Homes; in Cottoidale. 79n23 f y I vehicle.
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t backgundnvestigtions. 2 & 3BR Mobile Homes in Cottondale. TO 77-54 9
EQUAL ~~ N OPETSUIT EMLYRH&A $325- $500/Month
NO PETS C A $325-150/on 2005 Honda Gold Wing 1800 Trike 2400 miles,
Please call 850-258-1594 or Silver, showroom clean, EZ steer, spoiler, lug- L
G E Ll 50-6Y-857 gage rack, fog lights. $19,500. 334-673-9990.
Billing/Coding Clerk [ 2 & 3 BR Mobile Homes 2009 Yamaha Raider ONLY LEGAL NOTIES
For busy medical family practice. Experienced, 1,960 Miles. 1900cc (i03ci)
aorbest multitas fandly pae. wok wa w (850)2098595 motor. Black. Garage kept. LF 160321 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT,
able to multi task and able to work well with Not a single scratch or dent. FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
others. Full time position with benefits. IN AND FOR JACKSON COUNTY, FLORIDA
Serious inquiries only. Send resume to. 2BR / 1.SBA at Millpond $495 rent + deposit. Never seen rain. 5" Forward I CITY OF MARIANNA,
P.O. Box 692 Chipley, Fl 32428. Has utility shed, screened in front porch Controls. Hard Krome Strip- a Florida municipal corporation,
P B 6C F 850-209-3970 pers Exhaust. $9,000 OBO. Plaintiff,
h i, At 10- N-. Spare front tire, and factory foot controls if vs. Case No. 13-715 CA
v (.")k' i''T F "N needed. Building home, io it HAS TO GO. BESSIE W. HIGHTOWER, A/K/A BESSIE
P4 256-335-1354 Call with your name and leave WILKERSON HIGHTOWER, IF ALIVE, AND, IF
Look ahead to your Jeep 2008 Wrangler Sahara Unlimited: fully OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,
future! Start training loaded, black, 2 door, 62k miles. KBB $22,000. Chevrolet 2006 Tahoe: burgundy, one owner, NATURALPERSOAGAINST HER;IF ALIvE,AND IF DEAD OR OR Ti for a new career in, Asking $18,000. Call 334-994-0520 excellent condition, 3rd row seat, custom run- NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, THEIR
CLLE Medical O min, ning boards, extras, very clean, 101k miles SEVERAL AND RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN SPOUSCOLLEGE Medical Office Admin., AT FOR SLE $11,900. Call 334-712-0692 or 334-618-9980 ES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, AND
Pharmacy Technology,
& HVAC! 2000 Honda Odyssey Van -3rd row seating mini CREDITORS, OR OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING BY,
Call Fortis College 855-445-3276 van, Runs perfect, Asking $5995 or Best Offer THROUGH, OR UNDER THOSE UNKNOWN NATUFor consumer info: visit www fortis edu Please call 334-693-9360 for more information. Ford 1973 F-100 Explorer, RAt PERSONS; AND THE SEVERAL AND RESPECi,+ .:.,) Pick-up, restored, like TIVE UNKNOWN ASSIGNS, SUCCESSORS IN
Ta.)4., aaut omatic, 334-790-7959. AGAINST ANY CORPORATION OR OTHER LEGAL
di l l I si+ w Ford F-250 Super Duty crew cab 2001 4-wheel CLAIMANTS, PERSONS OR PARTIES, NATURAL
Ask ;bout$-00Q.tm drive, 5.4 gas engine, 128K miles, tool box OR CORPORATE, OR WHOSE EXACT LEGAL
Calls tev e o f 334.803 & chrome brush gaurd. $10,500 Super Clean STATQS IS UNKNOWN, CLAIMING UNDER ANY
___ CallStevePope_334403_9550 _334-791-1069. OF THE ABOVE NAMED OR DESCRIBED
WILKERSON HIGHTOWER, and all others having
A BI- W ,N an interest in the subject property:
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a Complaint seeking to
foreclose an Assessment Lien with respect to
the following described property, to-wit:
il __________ _____Begin 108 1/3 feet W of NE corner of Lot 152, go
4 Yt W 108 1/3 feet, S 90 feet, E 108 1/3 feet, N 90

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Jackson County Courthouse, 4445 Lafayette
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.Greenhouses Florida 32447,either before service on PlainMetal,. Shingles Flat Roofs Insurod ] tiff's attorney or immediately after service.
H_ ?o90oo75,,_ inSt Otherwise, a default will be entered against
L 850-573-1880 35 Years in Busines you for the relief demanded in the Complaint
Serving Jackson and Surrounding Counties WeHv PsOTASLE BUlILDINGS+ DATED this the 18th day of November, 2013.
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Bobby's shades Getty images/JNATHAN FERREY
aren't likely due to a Clint Bowyer has always beeni
carefree and entertaining. Will it
last? Here's hoping wedding cake
Which unemployed doesn't dull his edges.
"old guy" runs more
races next year, We knew trees grow bare this
Bobby Labonte or Jeff time of year, but grandstands?
Burton? Sad but true, EverTalladega,
GODSPEAK: "B-Lab" where the word "unpredictable"
sure sounded like a guy gets its mail, has fallen victim to
not ready to turn in his the recent trends. The Boys on Wall
steering wheel just yet, Street call it a "market correction,'
KEN'S CALL: Bobby has but in today's world of auto racing,
that "past champ" provi- its a matter of rippinout seats.
sional in his knapsack, so Talladega officials announced last
I'm thinking that's worth week that they're removing roughly
a few phone calls. 29,000seats before next year. If
Speaking f g listed figures are correct, the track
held 147,000 just six years ago, and racers do you really 109,000 last year after earlier marthink we've seen the let corrections." Now, they're shrinklast of Mark Martin in ing the Big Ol' Gal to 80,000, which,
a race car?, granted, is a lot for a football game,
GODSPEAK: He has but football teams g et to open their
never littered the word gates a lot more than twice a year.
retire" in a sentence ex- Any way to sugarcoatit?
cept to say, "I never said They cllt
years gonaetethn er dprinn cupsn rac aanketina oor, icia loo it wol lk mi+
S L e 18 Getty Images/JAREDWICKERAM nothing. Taladega spkesmanRus
es ethe f October's SprintCup race at Martinsville adopted an official logo, it would lok something sell Brariha, bless his heart didn't
Morgan Shepherd, who like this. More than a fifth of the race's laps were run under caution. The caution flag flew so try hiding the obvious, but he quickly
entered eight Nation- many times (17 in all), the flagman practically developed tennis elbow. righted himselfand painted the best
wide ra sh picture possible. "The changes are
wide races this year. The Editor's note: We're count- simply a reflection of our current

t6! ~l: ofth i g down t h prue raes ot
temptati too strong; ing down the topfe races of attendancetrends" hesaid, before
he'll race again Sprint Cup season. To- adding, 'tegbwill be abetted fan
The other end of the day is No. 4, the Oct. 27 Goody's experience and that Will be entirely
spectrum: Who's the 500 at Martinsville Speedway. on the frontstretch from now on;"
best rookie next year,. Competitors were likely -Um ... that BETTERbethe goal.
Kyle Larson or Austin gulping sponsor product after That's it for bad news, right?
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because Dillon is going The Sprint Cup Series small out the socket wrenches, willsimply
to steal most of the hype est track produced the most ignore its backstretch seats for next
and spotlight and there- yellow flags for the season year. TMS won't sell backstretch
fore draw more scrutiny 17 caution periods covered 111 tickets (the "cheap seats") for its two
and pressure. laps. Cup races in 2014. We're only talkKEN'S CALL: Flip a coin. Jimmie Johnson and Matt ing 10,000 seats, and the place still
I think Larson is destined Kenseth, who were in a heated holds more than 112,00,Q and they're
for stardom, but Dillon battle for the Cup Series putting in the w world's largest (or so
is better seasoned. Ad championship, combined to they say) HID Video screen just inside
Richard Childress will lead 325 of the 500 laps over the backstretch, so this isn't qUite as
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KEY DATES Mth m As the When the smoke and dust cleared, however, Victory Lane One goes to Aric Almirola and his
KE Y D NMARTINSVILLE laps wound provided a nice throwback sight: Jeff Gordon, finally, enjoying wife, Janice, whose daughter, Abby

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Series Awards, Las Vegas CT. 27 down, Kens- a long-awaited confetti shower. ynn, wae dionto en hnav t ng k
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Jan. 11-12 Daytona Preseason himselfin a duel with John- stay in championship conten- Cup Series manufacturers' make sure Abby was boim on an offThunder testing (Nationwide) son's Hendrick Motorsports tion. championship for Chevrolet. day they timed it for the offseaJan. 13-14 Daytona Preseason teammate Jeff Gordon, who Martinsville proved to be "is meant so much, son. The othercard, we think, goes
Thund testing trackk senes) had not won a race all season. his shining moment in a Gordon said afterward. "I feel to Clirt Bowyer and Lorra Pddsiadlo,
Faea. 2: NAtiR 1l ofGordon was trying to make somewhat f ustratin on. l we've wred djust got engag
Fame, 2014 induction, seas---- like we've wrked so hard d
charlotte, N.C. the most of a second chance Gordon chased, then passed ir n
Feb. 15: The Sprint Unlimited given to him by NASCAR Kensethjforthelead o and many weekends we'veleft You 'think"- why
F 6iyton Soo Chairman and CEO Brian 480, and held on for swetvic- the race track looking at one Clint has ong been one of the
Beach (K&N Pro East, Whelen time champion to the Chase The emotional triumph have to do? "We've had race NASCAR.m He's a definirtethrowMdifies) field after several teams tried pushed Gordon to third place cars, we've had pit stops, and back to a time when gys weret
Feb. 21:, Budwels Ene to manipulate the outcome in the standings, 27 behind we've had'strategy.' I feel like micromanaged by image conisltants Resources 250 of the regular-season finale Johnson and Kenseth, who I've had days where I've done and PR~ handllers. Mariage, at imes.
Feb. 22: DRivE4COPD 3o weeks earlier at Richmond. were tied atop the points chart. my part but just couldn't get it cani dull a guy faster than any tmage
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Sprint Cup season results
Feb. 24 Daytona 500 (Johnson) 49
March 3 Subway Fresh Fit 500
March 10 Kobait Tools 400 (Kenseth)
March 17 Food City 500 (Kahne)
March 24 Auto Club 400 (Ky. Busch)
April 7 STP Gas Booster 500
April 13 NRA 500 (Ky. Busch) April 21 STP 400 (Kenseth) April 27 Toyota Owners 400
(Hari1ck) "
May5 Aaron's 499 (Ragan)
May 11 Bojangles' Southern500
(Kenseth) 5"9 9, ,
May 26 Coca-Cola 60Q (Harvick)
June 2 Dover 400 (Stewart),
June 9 Pocono 400 (Johnson) ,
June 16 Quicken Loans 400 (Biffle)
June 23 Toyota/Save Mart 350
(Truex Jr.)
June 30 Quaker State 400 (Kenseth)
July 6 Coke Zero 400 (Johnson) July 14 Camping World RV Sales
301 (Vickers)
July 28 Your Hero's Name Here 400
Aug. 4 GoBowling.com 400 (Kahne)
Aug. 11 Cheez-it 355 (Ky. Busch)
Aug. 18 Pure Michigan 400 (Logano)
Aug.24 Irwin Tools Night Race
Sept. 1 AdvoCare 500 (Ky. Busch) Sept. 7 Federated Auto Parts 400
Sept. 15 GEICO 400 (Kenseth)
Sept. 22 Sylvania 300 (Kenseth)
Sept. 29 AAA 400 (Johnson) Oct. 6 Hollywood Casino 400
Oct. 12 Bank of America 500
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Nov. '10 AdvoCare 500 (Harvick)....
4 Nov. 17 Ford EcoBoost 400 (Hamlin)