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Vol. 90 No. 175
Woman dies from crash injuries, man hospitalized
From staff reports
A Grand Ridge woman was
killed Monday in a traffic crash
on U.S.90 near Cypress. Driver
Betty J. McDaniel, 77, was taken
to Jackson Hospital after the
crash, where she succumbed to
,her injuries and was pronounced
McDaniel was westbound
in a Lincoln Town Car on U.S.
90 when an eastbound Chev-
rolet Colorado truck driven by
18-year-old Ben Castro drifted
left and crossed into her lane of
travel, according to a Florida
Highway Patrol report.
The crash occurred around 8:25
a.m. Monday morning about a
mile east of where U.S. 90 and In-
dian Springs Road meet. Castro,
of Sneads, was taken to South-
east Alabama Medical Center
for treatment of serious injuries.
According 'to the FHP report,
charges m.y be pending further
investigation. The report states.
tthat "seat belt usage for (Castro)
is under investigation."
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Fairview Road was closed Monday after it was flooded during the weekend's
lead to schooldelay
Jackson County School Super-
intendent Steve Benton decided
Monday to start the new school
year qn Tuesday. It was originally
set to begin Monday, but heavy
weekend rains forced road clo-
sures, which forced the delay of
school startup. Benton had seri-
ously considered a second day's
delay, but ultimately decided
; Benton made the call af-
ter speaking with the Jackson
County, Road and Bridge de-
partment. Anyone who wants to
double-check for any last-min-
ute change of plan can call the
school board at 482-1200, where
an automated inclimate weather
line can be accessed at any time
of night or. day.
About 40 roads in Jackson
County were either completely
closed off or had sections shut
down as 'of late Monday after-
noon because of the downpours.
There were so many roads un--
derwater or washed out in sec-
tions that the county had to' bor-
a Find a corfipletelist of
Jackson County Road
row some barricades from the
state to mark them all.
Jackson County Commission
Chairman Chuck Lockey signed
a local "state of emergency"'
document Monday morning,
making it possible for the county
to borrow barricades from the
Department of Transportation.
Those were to be delivered by.
the agency, but had not arrived
as of 3 p.m. Monday. The dec-
laration also puts the county in
line to recoup some of its weath-
er-related costs, and those may
Jackson County Road and
Bridge Superintendent Al Green
said his road team normally
works Monday through Friday
until about 3 p.m., but that many
worked through their end of shift
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RAIN OR SHINE. (7HIAPOLA
STUDENTS RETURN T"'O CLASS
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Afteraweekendof heavy rains, Monday brought sunny blue skies and hot weather back.TylerWertenberger
and Indigo Pierce of Graceville were taking advantage of clear weather and the picnic tables scattered
around the Chipola College campus to eat a lunch of brain food Monday. Chipola was the only school
in Jackson County having a first day of classes Monday; other public schools delayed their first day of
classes until today because of what bad weather did to roads in the county.
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ABOVE: Isam Britt sits on a handrail in the Chipola College,
Cafeteria as he adds a phone number to his phone Monday.
Smartphones,tablets and laptops were a common sightamong
the Chipola student body during the first day of classes.
RIGHT: Shana Robison highlights a section in her anatomy and
physiology textbook while waiting for an orientation class to
start at Chipola College Monday.
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New Council focused on education end
WestPoint Home is one of the
manufacturing operations in the
12-county regionof concern for the
newly-formed Northwest Floriodda
Manufacturers Council. Terry
Ellis, the vice president of U.S.
Operations for WestPoint Home, is
on the organization's
board of directors.
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BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
A newly formed regional orga-
nization is trying to help school
systems prepare North Florida
young people for high-end jobs
in the manufacturing industry.
Its board of directors is made
up of people like Terry Ellis, vice
president of U.S. Operations for
WestPoint Home in Chipley. He
and former Florida Speaker of
the House Allen Bense, now an
officer with GAC Contractors, are
founding board members, with
Bense serving as vice-chairman
of the group. Their businesses
and 1f0 more companies are part
of the Northwest Florida Manu-
facturers" Council. Gulf Power
is a founding member, along
with International Paper, St. Joe
Company, Maritech Machine,
Fort Walton Machining; Excelis,
MERRICK Industries, Taminco,
Ascend Performance Materials,
and RockTenn. The group for-
mally came into existence about
three months ago, but the lead-
ers have been talking intently
since January about the need
for a force in the industry that
could communicate current and
projected business needs to the
Bense and Ellis came to Jack-
son County on' Monday to talk
about the goals of the organi-
zation, which covers JacksOn,
Holmes, Washington, Calhoun,
Liberty, Gulf, Franklin, Bay, Oka-
loosa, Walton, Escambia and
Santa Rosa counties.
Bense said the primary goal
is straightforward: To partner
with school systems, starting
with Pre-K and going all the way
- through to colleges, in trying to
make sure the educational sys-.
tem is preparing young people
for the high-end jobs in manu-
facturing that might come to
the region if a ready workforce
existed. The Council mem-
bers say they believe a spirit of
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.'. TUESDAY, AUG. 20,
)) Marianna City Farmer's Market 7 a.m. noon
at Madison St Park in Marianna. Purchase fresh:
fruits and vegetables grown by local farmers.
W Late registrationfor Fall classes at Chipola
College continues through noon. The schedule of
classes is available online at www.chipola.edu. For,
information, call 718-2211. .
i St.Anne Thrift Store Hours 9 a.r. to 1 p.Im.
Tuesday and Thursdays at 4285 Second Ave',
Marianna. Summer.clothing and household goods '
in stock. Call 482-3734.
D Rubio Staff Mobile Office Hours Calhoun,
Jackson 1:30-3 p.m. at Altha Town Hall (25586
N. Main St.) and 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at Grand Ridge
Town Hall (2086 Port^'Ave.). Members frdrT'U.S.
Sen. MarcoRubio's staff will be available to meet
with the public-at the posted times and locationsto
assist with federal issues. Hours also -scheddled in
Greensboro. Call 850-599-9100. .
w Optimist Club of Jackson County Meeting
Noon at Jim's Buffet & Grill in.Marianna.
u Orientation' Noon-3 p.m at Goodwill.Career
Training Center, 4742 Highway 90, Marianna. Learn
about and register for free services. Call .526-0139.
) Sewing Circle 1p.m. atJackson CountySenior
.Citizens, 2931 Optimist Drive in Marlanna. Call
D Free Employability Workshop: Job Search
Essentials.- 2:30 p.m. at the One Stop Career
Center in. Marianna. Visit EmployFlorida.com to
i Jackson County School Board Program, Meet-
ing-4 p.m. in the Marianna High SchoolMedia
Center, Caverns Road, Marianna. Superintendent -
* Benton will present certificates to students with ,
perfect FCAT scores. The regular monthly JCSB
meeting follows at 5 p.m. in the media center. Public
welcome. Call 482-1200-;.,
D PPLCS Board Meeting- 4 p.m. at the Pan-
handle Public Library Cooperative System offices,
2862 Madison St., Marianna. Call 482-9296 or visit
D Water Management District Community Open
House 5r8 p.m. at the Jackson County Agricul-
tural Conference Center, 2741 Pennsylvania Ave, .
Suite3, Marianna. NW Fla. Water Management Dis-
trict staff will answer questions about the District,
its water use permitting process;and other water.,
supply and protection issues. Informal session; stop
by at your convenience.to talk with District experts,
view maps, diagrams and other materials relatedto.
areawater resources. Call 539-2663.. .
DBurgeoning artists/crafters group organiza-
tional meeting 5:30 p.m. at Jackson County
Extension Service, room "B:' 2741 Penn Ave., Mari-
anna. To be discussed: Group name, organizational
guidelines, exhibition/event dates. All area artists/
crafters are welcome. Call 592-4342 or 482-9620.
) Free 'Kidney Smart' Class 5:30-7 p.m. at
:Davita Dialysis, 2930 Optimist Drive, Marianna.
Class designed for those with early- and late-stage
chronic kidney disease who are not on dialysis.
Learn about kidney function, disease, treatments.
more. Light refreshments. No cost. Family mem-
bers. caregivers welcome. Call 482-5328.
a Jackson County Habitat for Humanity Ori-
entation 6 p.m. at the Habitat office conference
room. 4736 Highway 90 in Marianna. Families inter-
ested in partnering with JCHH to build a home must
attend an orientation to receive an application.
3 Disabled American Veterans Meeting 7
p.m. at the DAV Chapter 22 house, 3083 DAV Lane,
) Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9
p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist'
Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.
SChipola Healthy Start Board of Directors
Meeting -2 p.m.in the Heritage Room atthe
Blountstown Public Library. Call 482-1236.
3 Free Employability.Workshop: MockInter-
Sviewing 2:30 p.m. at the One Stop Career Center
in Marianna. Visit EmployFlorida.com to register.. -
)) Jackson County Tobacco Free Parthership
Meeting- 4:30 p.m..in theJacklon County Health
Department multipurpose room.,4 9 9 1ealthyWay,
S Marianna. Call 526-2612, ext.157. -" '
)) Quit Smoking Now Class/Support Group
:-5:30 p.m. at Jackson Hospital Cafeteria Board
Room. Free to attend. Curriculum-developed by ex-
smokers'for those who want to become ex-smokers
themselves. Call 482-6500.
Panhandle Seminole Club Kickoff Scholar-
ship Awards Dinner 6:30 p.m. in the First United
Methodist Church Wesley Center, Marianna. GOest
:-::; WEDNESDAY, AUG.21- ': speaker: FSU Head Baseball Coacht Mike Martin.
3 USDA Food Distribution 8a.m. at 2979- Barbecue meal:'$5 per person (free.to current FSU
Dahiels St.. Marianna. ElderCare Services. an equal' Alumni Association membersy.Thisyear's four
Opportunity provider, will give out USDA and Brown scholarship winners will be introduced, Call George
Bag food. 1 Sweeney at 482-5526.
a Jackson County Tourist Development Couhcil Alcoholics Anonymous- Closed discussion,
Meeting 10 a.m. at the Russ House, 4318 Lafy- 8-9 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2901 Cale-
ette S .in Marianna. Cal 48R2- 00.1 donia St., Marianna, in the AA'room. Attendance
ette Stin Marianna. Calt,4828060.- doi
N4-80 limited to persons with a desireto stop drinking;
))-Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting -. Noon- papers will not be signed.
1p.m. in the AA room of FirstUnited Methodist
Church, 2901Caledonia St. in Marianna. FRIDAY, AUG. 23
D Free Class: Basic Internet/E-mail (Part 1), ...
Noon-3 p.m. atthe Goodwill Career Training Cen- Small Business eminar: 'How to GrowYour
ter,4742 Highway 90. Marianna. Learn basic use of Business" 9:30-11:30 a.m., in Room M-108,
the Internet, how to send/receive e-riail, and how to Chipola College Business and Technology building,
protect your computer. Part 2 is set for Wednesday, Marianna. Topics: Markets to enter, cost controls,
Aug.ot 28. Call 526-0139. r 2 eoe a management considerations and organizational
Aug.28. Call 526-0139. niz.... .i
S structure. Cost: $15. Register online at www.north-
THUR, Y, AG.1 2 floridabiz.com, call'718-2441 or e-mail seversone@
THURSDAY, AUG.22 chipola.edu. --
D Marianna City Farmer's Market -7 a.m.-noon ) Hooks and Needles (PKA Knitters Nook) -10
at Madison St. Park in Marianna. Purchase fresh am. at the Jackson County Public Library, Marianna
fruits and vegetables grown by local farmers. r 'Branch. New and experienced hand crafters wel-
PPLCS Director's Meeting -.8:45 a.m. at the c6me to create, share, learn or teach favorite hand
Panhandle.Public Library Cooperative Systemof- craft projects. Call 482-9631. -
fices, 2862Madison'St., Marianna. Call 482-9296 or )) Marianna Blood Center Blood Drive -10 a.mg
visit wwW.pplcs.lib.fl.us. ." to3 p.m. at the Walmart Supercenter in Marianna.
D St. Anne Thrift Store Rours -9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 526-4403..
Tuesday and Thursdays at 4285 Second Aye.,
Marianna. Summer clothing and household goods ,
jin stock. Call 482-3734.
u Marianna Blood Center Blood Drive -'11:30
a.m.-5:30 p.m. at the Jackson County Courthouse,
in downtown Marianna. Call 526-4403".
Chipola Civic Club Meeting-noon at The Oaks
Restaurant, Highway 90 in Marianna. The CCC's
focus is the local community, "Community, Children
& Character". Call 526-3142.
s Job Club Noon-3 p.m. at the Goodwill Career
Training Center, 4742 Highway 90, Marianna. Learn
job seeking/retention skills; get job search assis-
tance. Call 526-0139.
) Ole Fashion Ice Cream Social -6p.m. at
Panhandle Pioneer Settlement in Blountstown.
Games for all ages, music by Easy Company inside
Frink Gym, and homemade, ice cream with toppings
and refreshments available. Admission is free. Call
D Celebrate Recovery 7 p.m. at Evangel Worship
Center, 2645 Pebble Hill Road in Marianna. Adult,
teen meetings to "overcome hurts, habits and
hang-ups." Dinner: 6 p.m. Child care available. Call
Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9
p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.
The submission deadline for this calendar is two days before publication. Submit to: communityy Calendar,-Jackson County Floridan, P. 0. Box 520, Marianna, FL 32447,
... mail firstname.lastname@example.org, fax 850-482-4478 or bring items to 4403 Constitution Lane'in Marianna.
Marianna Police Deparntment
The Marianna Police Department listed
the following incidents for Aug. 18, the
latest available report: One accident (no
injury), one abandoned vehicle, one reck-..
less driver, one suspicious incident, two
suspicious persons, two information calls,
o~e physical disturbance, one verbal dis-
turbance, two alarms (burglary), 10 traffic
stops; one trespassing, one call to assist
another agency, one welfare check and
eight home security checks.
Jackson County Sheriff's Office
The Jackson County Sheriffs Office and
count/fire/rescue reported the following
incidents for Aug. 18, the latest available
report Four abandoned vehicles, two sus-
picious persons, one suspicious incident,
four suspicious persons, one information
call, one arrest, one clothing escort, three
highway obstructions, one mental illness,
two physical disturbances, two verbal dis-
turbances, one fire (woodland), six medi-
cal calls, two traffic crashes, three alarms
(burglary), one PD/FD) request for assis-
tance, 24 traffic stops, one larceny, one call
to serve papers/exparte, one civil dispute,
3 JF property, Three follow-up
4: investigations, one weather
EJ i reportone animal com-
plaint (cow), one animal
complaint (dog), one call to
assist motorist/pedestrian, one call to as-
sist another agency and one welfare check.
The following persons were booked into
the county jail during the latest reporting
s Robert Laster, 22,5445 Brown St.,
Gracevill.e; failure to pay fine.
Karlsha MuITary, 35,3535 Roberts Ave.,
Lot 309, Tallahassee; worthless checks (12
*Tenlnce Bryaut, 33,2640 Lovewood
Road, Cottondale; violation of state
SRobert Gaett, 28,3053 Calhoun Road,
Marianna; trespassing after warning, resist-
ing arrest w/o violence.
1 Kelly Phillmon, 45,2074 Cemetery Ave.,
Sneads; violation of state probation.
) Sawanta McClain, 29, 1110 Citadel Ave.,
Dothan, AL; retail theft.
SReginald Smith, 31, 2405 Carpenter
Cemetary Road, Grand Ridge; aggravated
- Rodney Thomas, 60,4262 Lafayette St,
Marianna; resisting arrest w/o violence
a Tykeyan Poole, 19,5191 Marcus
Road, Greenwood; leaving the scene
of an accident, driving while license
D Dominique Rhynes, 24,5166 Silver Drive,
Marianna; fugitive from justice.
SJohn Jones, 62, Tharp St., Marianna;
driving while license suspended/revoked
(habitual), possession of burglary tools,
criminal mischief, theft (under $300).
)) Jasma Peterson, 38,4731 Pelt St,
Marianna;'driving while license suspend-
ed/revoked (habitual), violation of state
Ja Population: 212
To report a crime, call-CrimeStoppers at 526-5000 or a
local law enforcement agency.To report a wildlife violation,
call 1-888-404-FWCC (3922).
1IL2A TUESDAY, AUGUST 20,2013
JACKSON COUNTY FLORIDAN www.jcfloridan.com
MARK SKINNER/FLORIDAN FILE
In this Floridan file photo, an RC plane is maneuvered through the air. The Chipola RC Aviators
Club will host a free model plane show on Saturday, Aug. 24in Marianna.
Model plane show is
Special to the Floridan Flying demonstrations of Aeronautics, has 40 local
'.: '*' .' "gas-: and electric-powered members and&offers free
ThJsweekend,theChipo-. model planes, featuring lessons by appointment.
la. R/C Aviators Club will warbirds, 'will take place. For more information
host amodel'plane show. all day. Fod and drinks about the club, visit Chipo-
The family friendly event will be available at the' laRCAviators.com. .
is 9a.m; to2p.m.Saturday, field. Admission to Saturday's
at-4929 Healthy Way,: near The ChipolaR/CAviators model plane show is free,
the Marianna Municipal Club, a charter- member, but a $2 donation per 'dar is
Airport. of the Academy of Model appreciated.
a. spent more than
$2.6 illioninon se
,.,The Associated Press. ana Gov. Bobby Jindal and
....... the governor of the U.S.
TALLAHASSEE-, The Virgin Islands. Visitors also
)st of providing security included President Barack
alongg list of Republi- oQbama, Vice President
ai governors who'visited Joe Biden and other high-
impa for the Republican ranking elected officials
ationalConvention drove from around the country.
p the price that Florida The .biggest share of'
xpayers shelled: out last" costs $2.2 million ---was
-ar for security details. spent on agents to provide
A new tet.)ont released around-the-clock security
ondnay showed that the for Scott, as well as secu-l
ate spent more than rity for first ladyAnn Scott.
2.64 million on security This total also includes
)r Florida Gov. Rick Scott travel costs for security de-
id important visitors to tails. While security costs
ie state.' ,' were relatively flat for
That'sthehighesi amount the governor the: amount.
pent by the state on secu- spent.on the first ladywent
ty in the last eight years up by more than $70,00 in
id a 6 percent jump over the last year. '
le peyious year. The re- Florida also spent nearly
ort bytheFlorida Depart- $426,000 on morethan 90
lent of LawEWnforcement' security details for visit-
wovers spending from July ing politicians including
)12 to June 2013;1,... ,Republican presidential
Some of the frequent vis- nominee Mitt Romney and
ors who received security his running mate Rep. Paul
details were South Carolina Ryan. A large share of this
ov. Nikki Haley, Louisi- cost, however, came from
security provided during
the weeklong convention.
Besides the convention,
FDLE provided security for
five"bther trips by Haley,
including two personal
tripsto. the Sunshine State
in late December anid in
March. Jindal had security,
provided on four,different.
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The state spent nearly
$1.500 on 'a trip byPresi-.
dent Obama in Septem-
ber 2012 anrid nearly $553
on a visit by Biden. The,
state also spept money on
two visits by Romney and
Florida agrees to provide
security to visiting officials
because other states foot
the bill when Gov. Scott
visits them. ,
S'The new report *also'
shows the state paid. more
than $7,000 to provide se-
curity for Florida Attorney'.
General Pam Bondi during-:'
the convention a id two
Gov. pledges money while criticizing feds
The Associated Press' of the Herbert Hoover speedup plans to reinforce
dike'and plans to replace the dike.
TALLAHASSEE-Florida culverts and other struc-
Gov. Rick Scott is vowingto tiUres that have weakened
spend more state money since the dike-was built in.7
in an 'effort' to clean 'up the 1930s. Rocksandboul-
pollution discharged from. ders are stockpiled near
Lake Okeechobee into the the lake in the event of a
St. Lucie Estuary. breach..
Scott plans to visit the "The Corps is now man-
area on Tuesday. He will aging the lake's water level
pledge during his tour to more to address. the stabil-
have the state- spend an ity of an aging dike, rather A)
additional $40 million in than protecting the water
2014 as a part of a much quality and ecology of the
larger project to help store St.. Lucie and Caloosa- '
water. hatchee estuaries," Scott
At the same time, how- states in a letter he will
ever, the Republican gov- send to a top official with
emrnor will criticize the the Corps in Atlanta.
Army Corps of Engineers'. Scott in his letter will call
management of Lake onfederalofficialsto spend
Okeechobee. *. $L.6 billion on South Flori-
He said the corps' deci- da environmental projects
sion to discharge water that are supposed to be
from the lake because of split between the federal
heavy rain this year has re- government and the state.
sulted in fish kills and toxic He will also urge them to
water in areas east of the ,,
lake. Follow us on
The corps, which says Facebook :
public safety is its main
concern minmanaging the
730-square- mile lake, re-
leases water in an effort to .
keep the levels in the lake
from getting too high.
Local officials say high
water levels increase the
risk of abreach in the lake's Jackson County.
main dike. The corps has Floridan J 9SB
reinforced a21-mile stretch l [.']' B
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TUESDAY, AUGUST 20,2013 3AF- .
Small business seminars
set at Chipola College
Special to the Floridan
Chipola College will of-
fer a series of small busi-
ness seminars in the com-
ing months. All seminars
meet Fridays from 9:30
to 11:30 am. in Room
M-108 of the Chipola
Business and Technology
"How to Grow Your
Business" is Aug. 23. The-
seminar will highlight im-
portant considerations fo
develop or grow a busi-
ness. Topics will include
markets to enter, cost
"Social Media Beyond
Facebook" is'Sept. 20. This
class provides an overview
of new, emerging, and au-
dience specific social me-
dia channels. Learn how
to know which are right
for which.-businesses in
order to engage in to gain
clients and build client
"Market Research and
Feasibility'- Analysis" is
Oct. 18, Participants will
learn to research the fea-
sibility of starting a busi-
ness, adding 'products
and services to an exist-
ing business, and the
feasibility of expand-
ing into new market
tals" will meet Nov. 15.
Participants will learn to
analyze food costs, devel-
op a winning menu, incor-
porate cost-saving strate-
gies, and loss prevention.
These are tools specific '
to the food industry and
are used by most business
owners on a daily basis.
Cost of each seminar is
$15. The first six Chipola
students, to sign up will
receive free admission.
Students should contact
Elissa Severson at 718-
2441or sign up in person
in Building M, Office 108.
Participants may regis-
ter online at www.north-
floridabiz.com. For more
information, contact Elis-
sa Severson at 718-2441 or
Graceville Harvest Festival
Beauty Pgeat lfoFntie
Special to the Flondan Paint ahidSupply,'Gracev- Miss (2-3), Future Little
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The _2013 Graceville Graceville News, and" in 'Graceville Harvest Festi-
Harvest Festival 'Beauty Bonifay at Forget Me Not val (6-7).
Pageant will, be Friday Photography. The dead- Then on Saturday, Sept.
and Saturday, Sept. 20- line to submit applica- 21, contestants will vie for
21 at the Graceville Civic tions is Tuesday, Sept. 10. the titles of Petite Miss (8-
Center. Winners receive a large 9), Miss Preteen (10-11),
SThe contestant ..entry trophy, large crown and Young Jupior Miss (12-13),
fee for" the .open pageant banner. Alternates arid Junipr Miss (14-15), Teen
,:is:$60, with all proceeds, participants will receive Miss (16-17) and Miss
benefitting the Graceville trophies. Gracevilke Harvest Festi-
Harvest Day Celebration. A People's Choice Award val (18-21).
Contestants may alsopar- winner will: --be' selected Each pageant starts at
ticipate in Photogenic for from each age category, 6:30 p.m. Door admission
an additional $10 (limit based on- money col- to the pageants is$5 per
one photo). elected .by contestants. adult or $3 for children
Checks, made payable: The outcome of the Peo- (3 and younger), and ap-
to city of Graceville, and pie's Choice Award lias plies to all individuals
applications should be no bearing on the overall with the exception 'of the
mailed to: Bush Paint and pageant. contestant.
SSupply, Artn: Teresa Bush, Oh Friday, Sept. 20, con- For more information,
pageant director, 9711 testants will vie' for the call the pageant director
Sixth Ave., Graceville, FL titles of Tiny Baby Miss at 263-4744 (day) or 263-
32440. (0-9 months), 'Baby Miss,. 3072 (night), or Michelle
Applications ;are avail- (10-12'.months), Toddler Watkldns ,at, the city of
able in Graceville-at Bush Miss (13,-23 months), Tiny Graceville, 263-3250.
Man gets 22 years for fatal shooting
TheAssociated Press ", given a ride home to a Lit- until 2009, when he was
tie Haiti dishwasher in July stopped by police in New
MIAMI-Amanwhofa- 1993 when he stopped to
'tily shot a popular South buy some cocaine. When
Beach chef: two decades, drug ,dealer-Chris Hayes
ago has been sentenced to tried to, snatch $10 from
22 years in prison., Breen,- Breen resisted,
As part of a deal with, and Hayes shothiminithe
Miami-Dade prosecutors, heart.
Chris Hayes pleaded guilty The Miami Herald re-
Monday. to robbery and ports that Hayes' accom-
second-degree murder. 'plice, Fenel Baptiste, was
: Authoritiessaylim Breen arrested and later convict-
- a chef at the Four One ed of manslaughter.
One restaurant had just, Hayes became a fugitive
-Jersey. Hayes was arrested
and returned to Miami.
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Man found dead at
JUPITER, Fla. -Authori-
ties say a man has been
found dead from a gun-
*shot wound inside a South
Florida home owned by
singer Olivia Newton-John
and her husband.
Jupiter police Sgt. Scott
Pascarella said Monday
that the unidentified
victim wasn't a resident or
relative of the residents.
He said the victim had
permission to be at the
home but hadn't been
Initial media reports
listed the death as a sui-
cide, but Pascarella said
the case is classified as a
death investigation. He
didn't say whether foul
play was involved.
The Palm Beach Post
reports construction was
being done on the home.
No other details were "
released. Calls to the
singer's agent and man-
ager weren't immediately
SThe singer's hits include
"You're The One That I
Want," a duet with John
Travolta from the 1978
over false claims
Justice Department says
Florida's Shands Health-
care hias agreed to pay $26
million to settle claims
that six of its facilities
Submitted false claims'
to Medicare, Medicaid
and other health care
The department an-,
nounced Monday that.
the programs were billed
for inpatient services that.
should have been billed as
outpatient services from
200,3 to 2008. The settle-
ment arose in a lawsuit
filed under the False
Claims Act, which allows
private citizens to sue on
the government's behalf
and receive part of any
settlement or judgment.
The lawsuit was filed by
Terry Myers, president of
a health consulting firm.
His share has not yet been
The six Shands facilities
are: Shands at Jacksonville;'
Shands at Gainesville;
Hands Alachua General
Hospital; Shands at Lake-
shore; Shands Starke; and
Hands Live Oak.
colliding with car
panther has been found'
dead in southwest
The Florida Fish and
Commission reports that
the remains of.the 3-year-
old uncollared female .
were found Monday along
Interstate 75, near mile
Officials say a collision
with a vehicle was the
cause of death. The Naples
Daily News reports that
the panther's remains will
betaken to the wildlife
lab in Gainesville for a
necropsy. > /
It's the l5thpanther
death recorded this year.
That includes 12 deaths
caused' by collisions with
Scott raises privacy concerns
in new .navigator program
The Associated Press
MIAMI- Gov. Rick Scott
is joining other Republi-
,cans lawmakers- around
the country in questioning
privacy- issues surround-
ing the navigators hired to
walk people through their
health insurance options
under the Affordable Care
"What we do not know
is how this information
will be shared among fed-
eral agencies or if the fed-
eral government will also
distribute it to, outside.
groups," Scott said in a
Scott said there are many'
questions and he plans to
discuss the issue with his
cabinet at a meeting Tues-
day in Miami.
His remarks came short-
ly after Health and Human
Services Secretary Kath-
leen Sebelius visited Tam-
pa last week to announce
that.: the state would re-
ceive nearly,$8 million in
grants to' hire navigators
to assist with the state ex-,
change. That online' site
is the location where in-
dividuals and small busi-
nesses can shop for health.
Federal health officials
Sisnot stored in a database.
but is instead transferred
instantaneously through a
secure hub. For example,
IRS officials won't have ac-
cess to health information
.Or information about \an
"The only information
that is checked with an
agency is ,the informa-
tion that is applicable to
that' agency," said Brian
Cook, spokesman for the
Centers for Medicare and
Navigators "will help
S . THEASSOCIATED PRESS
Health and Human ,Services' Secretary Kathleen Sebelius
discusses the Affordable Care Act with city officials, health'
care. partners and community stakeholders at a meeting at
City Hall in Austin, Texas, on Aug. 8.
people with various as-
pects of choosing an in-
surance plan under the
new state exchange, which
willbegin- enrolling appli-
cants Oct 1. For example,
tiley might help someone
estimate, their -family in-
come for'2014 ,; important
in determining eligibility
for federal tax credits to
help pay the cost of cov-
erage. As such; an appli-
cant will have to furnish
a Social Security num-
ber, tax documents and
Immigration status .to.'
determine eligibility for
Applicants may even
Choose to get more per-
1sonal with the health in-
Tformation they share. For
example, .an applicant
could tell a navigator they
are a breast cancer survi-
vor and seek help picking
'a plan that includes a fa-
vorite specialist or certain'
of similar counselors have
been helping applicants
in, the Medicare program
Nayigators must com-
plete d 20- to. 30-hour
training program devel-
oped by the federal gov-
Sernment and passan exam
'to be certified. Strict secu-
rity and privacy standards
will be par of the training.
They will be subject to
federal criminal penalties
for violations of privacy
or fraud laws.,Background
checks are not required,
but federal health officials
said some of the organiza-
tions. that received grants
may opt for background
checks and some state
laws may already require
it. The Montana Legisla-
ture recently passed a law
requiring navigators to
undergo criminal back-
Navigators.will be espe-
cially important in Florida
where the federal govern-
ment is tasked with get-
'ting the message out to
roughly 3.5 million unin-
sured residents. The Re-
lature has been resistant
to the Affordable Care AMt
and opted to let federal
officials run its exchange.
The state isn't spending
any additional money on
Attorney General Pam
Bondi is among attorneys
general in 13 states who
sent letter to Sebelius last
week questioning whether
there will be ernpugh pro-
tection of consumer data
in the Navigator program,
saying "the agency's cur-
rent guidelines "suffer nu-
woman Diane Black also
has repeatedly expressed
privacy concerns in the
program. The access these
'Navigators' will be given
to private Americans' re-
cords present staggering
opportunities for fraud
and abuse," the Tennes-
see lawmaker said in a
In May; Rep. Charles
Boustany Jr., R-La., and
Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas,
also wrote a letter to Sebe-
lius on behalf of the House
Committee on Ways -arid
Means amid'concerhs that
navigators will have .ac-
cess to sensitive taxpayer
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thorities believe the par-
tially decomposing body
found over the weekend
in central Florida belongs
to a missing 21-year-old
who disappeared after
his grandfather's death.
Osceola County Sher-
iff's detectives were
called to the scene Fri-
day after the caretaker
of a property in Kissim-
mee noticed a foul smell
coming from a wooded
area while he was mbw-
ing the lawn.
On Monday, authori-'
ties tentatively identified
the victim as Javier En-
rique Rodriguez Garcia.
He went missing on July
25 after officials said he
had been drinking and
taking drugs because he
was. distraught over his
The medical exam-
iner has not determined
the cause of death, but
it ,does not appear to be
,I P Ph.lip |
'The Associated Press
accused of throwing his
old son out of a moving car
murdering the infant, but
prosecutors said Monday
that it was not those inju-
ries that killed'the baby.
The baby had "severe
anid multiple skull frac-
tures" that could not have
come from being flung
from a car, Hillsborough
Assistant State Attorney
Ron Gale told jurors"dur-
ing opening statements.
He did not say how the in-
fant received the injuries
during his Monday morn-
Gale said that Richard
McTear. flew into a rage
on May .5, 2009,- after
witnessing his then-girl-
friend, Jasmine Bedwell,
returning to her home
with another man, The
Tampa Bay Times report-
ed. McTear forced his way
into her home and beat
Bedwell, who was 17 at
the time. McTear threw
a baby carrier against a
wall with Emmanuel Mur-
ray in it, causing him to
fall to the concrete floor,
aggravated child- abuse,
among other, charges..
He could face the death
penalty if convicted.
;" ; '-" THEASSOCIATED PRESS
Richard McTear listens as Judge William Fuente questions'
potential jurors at the Hillsbdrough County Courthouse
in downtown Tampa, Fla. on Aug. 12. McTear is accused of
throwing his girlfriend's baby out of a car onto Interstate
investigators said. sufficientiet evidence that
When Bedwell tried to shows how Murray actu-
escape with the child, Gale, ally ended up on the side
said, McTear tookthe baby ofthe road and who might
from her aand drove off. have inflicted the child's
Murray was later found by fatal injuries. -"
theside of Interstate 275. 1' -The words McTear re-
Murray'sbodywasfound peatediy said after his ar-
by the side -of the road rest were not a reference
with "road rash". injuries to Murray or an admission
from his head to his toes of guilt, Peacock said. "It's
that were likely caused by a dirty game" was a ref-
being thrown from a'mov- erence that Bedwell was
ing car, prosecutors said. cheating on McTear, Pea-
In his own opening cock added.
statement, Assistant Pub- "McTear, 25, is charged
lic, Deferder Mike Pea- with first-degree mur-
cock said there was not der, 'burglary and
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James and Sike
4218 Lafayette Stn
Marianna, Fl 324
Betty J. McDaniel,
Grand Ridge, died M
August 19, 2013 in M
nounced by James
Sikes Funeral Home
Dorothy Bunce M
han, of Fayetteville
went to her heavenly
on August 16,2013. B
lv 30, 1922, she wA
daughter pf the late Walter
L. Bunce & .Molcie Mat-
thews Bun ce. On April 13,
1941 she married the love
of hIer life, James W.
McKeithan at a beautiful
home ceremony on Easter
Sunday and Jam.es's birth-
day. During their 72 years
of marriage they were the
perfect team and shared
one another's diverse in-
terests. They resided in NC
and Marianna. FL. They al-
so enjoyed their Mexico
Beach house with family
arid friends for many years.
Dorothy was preceded in
death by an infant daugh7
ter; brothers Paul Bunce,
Howard Bunce, Ted M.
Bunce; sisters Oleta B. Grif-
fin & Van B.Porcelli. She is
survived by brothers
Broadus Bunce, Randall
Bunce, Dearl Bunce; sisters
Adele*. B. Johnson and
Ettrice B. Strickland. Fjive
children Faye M. Royal of
Lumbertonr, NC, Larry J,
McKeithan & wife Debbie
of Marianna FL, Diane M.
' Alabaster & husband David
From Page 1A.
ist for young pedp
their very first contE
the school system
that the process of t
them to take advar
the possibilities sho
gin at an early age
ing a workforce,
members say, will
get the attention of
facturers who need
to establish, in a c
nity filled with peof
have the skills they
Bense said the Co
ation that has friu
munities for many
their graduating c
leave for greener p
at the end of every
year, he said. The (
wants to put and
that migration by
young people ii
as early as possible
kind of coursewoi
need to meet the er
job market of tod
the future. Doing th
say, could be the
making Jackson an
the place to be for
variety of manufa
da schools and the
facturing industry r
ever have commu
directly on a regular
Bense says, educate
not truly have an i
s of Fayetteville, NC, W.
Lynn McKeithan & wife
.1 Theresa of Grand Ridge FL,
reet Tami M. Ashworth & hus-
46 band Steve of Fuquay
Varina, NC. Six grandchil-
kes dren: Wendy R. Gadeberg
[m & husband Doug of Wal-
lace NC, Amanda M. Tyler
S& husband John of Mobile,
AL, Brian McKeithan & wife
January of Marianna FL,
.Lee McKeithan & wife Ash-
75, of ley of Mobile AL, Harrison
onday, Ashworth & Catherine
larian- Ashworth of* Fuquay
Varina. Four great- grand-
be an- children: Brice McKeithan,
s and Graham Tyler, Stone Tyler,
Mad- & Mary Tanner McKeithan.
Many nieces & nephew.
whom she loved.
: The family appreciates
the love, prayers, care from
family, friends, Dr. Jayesh
Dave & staff, caregiver Syl-
via Parks, & Melissa, Lori,
Faith, & Susan from Liberty
Memorials may be made
to Liberty Hospice 1830
ln Owen Dr., Suite 103, Owen
i Dr., Fayetteville, NC 28304
or Stedman Baptist Church
Building Fund, PO Box 190,
Stedman, NC 28391. :
SVisitation will be Mon-
day, August 19, 2013 from
S6-8 PM at Jemigan Warren
Funeral Home and at any
time at the McKeithan resi-
S dence. :
S The funeral service will
'be held Tuesday, August
20, 2013 at 11 AM in the
[cKeit- chapel at Jemrnigan Warren
p, NC Funeral Home officiated by
*home Dr. Dearl L. Bunce fol-
3om in ,i lowed by the graveside
onju- service at MNaxwell .Ceme-
as the terv.
James and Sikes
S Funeral Home
4278 Lafayette Street
Marianna, Fl 32446
Debra L. Wilson}57, of
Marianna, died- Monday,
August 19, 2013 in Jackson
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r grasp of what the high-end
e job market in manufactur-
S ing needs. As a result, com-
panies with those jobs pass,
to ex- the communities by once
le from they learn there are not a
act with significant number of local
n, and people ready to take those
training positions. Biense said he
itage of has experienced this first-
uld be- hand. Manufacturers will
SGrow- show an interest in a com-
Council. munity like Jackson Coun-
in turn, ty, but when its leadership
f minanu- finds out that few here are
a place trained for the high-end
ommu- jobs they offer, they polite-
Ale who ly disappear in search of a
need. place where a ready work-
)uncil is force is waiting.
a situ: And young people keep
corn- pay more than minimum
y years, wage. .But he and Ellis say
watch they-believe things will be
-hildren different if industry leaders
)astures work with the school sys-
school tern to show the academic
Council leaders more about how
end to they can fashion their cur-
getting ricula. The Council has tar-
nvolved geted 10 major industries
Sin the to work toward in helping
rk they students track toward jobs
merging and careers that can pay
ay and much higher wages than
at, they are now available to the
key to majority of young people
d other in the region. Those areas
unities are in plumbing, metal
a wide fabrication, communica-
icturing tion electronics, electrical,
industrial machinery and
st Flori- repair, building mainte-
manu- nance, installation, main-
nay not tenance/repair workers,
nicated aircraft mechanics, metal,
ir basis, plastic and machine work-
ors may ers, and quality control/in-
nsider's section workers.
Obama urges regulators
to enact Wall Street rules
The Associated Press
years after President
Barack Obama signed
a sweeping overhaul of
lending and high-finance
rules, execution of the law
is behind schedule with
scores of regulations yet
to be written, let alone
enforced. Meeting pri-
vately with the nation's
top financial regulators on
Monday, Obama prodded
them to act more swiftly.
The president's push
comes as the five-year an-
niversary of the nation's
approaches. The law,
when passed in 2010, was
considered a milestone in
*Obamiia's presidency, a ro-
bust response to the crisis
that led to a massive gov-
emrnment bailout to stabi-
lize the financial markets.
But the slow pace of
ion concern that banks
could still pose potentially
calamitous risks to the
economy and to taxpay-
ers. Obama hoped to con-
vey "the sense of urgency
that he feels," spokesman
HE;.:J I ArTE FPt'..FILE
In this 2007 photo,ia Wall Street sign is seen at an entrance to the New York Stock Exchange.
Three years after President BarackObama signed a sweeping overhaul of lending and high-
finance rules, implementation of the law is behind schedule with scores of regulations yet to
be written, let alone enforced.
Josh Earhest said before
the president convened
the meeting with the eight
in the White House Roos-
-Lehman Brothers col-
lapsed into bankruptcy on
Sept. 15, 2008, and the ad-
ministration has wanted
to use that dubious mile-
stone to look back on the
lessons of the crisis and
progress so far to prevent
a recurrence. In a state--
ment at the conclusion
of the meeting, the White
House said Obama com-
mended the regulators for
their work "but stressed
the need to expeditiously
finish implementing the
critical remaining por-
tions of Wall Street reform
to ensure we are able to
prevent the type of finan-
cial harm that led to the
Great Recession from ever
Not everyone feels that
way about the law, known
as Dodd-Frank after its
Rep. Barney Frank and
Sen. Christopher Dodd.
Republican House Fi-
-nancial Services Conmmit-
tee Chairman Jeb HIensar-
ling, an early opponent of
Obama's meeting with the
regulators, saying, "Much
like Obamacare, Dodd-
Frank is an incomprehen-
sively complex piece of
legislation that is harmful
to our floundering econ-
omy and in dire need of
Three years after pas-
sage, many other Repub-
lican lawmakers also see
the law as more negative
Kidnap suspect leaves money to victim's family
: Tre AisoCiaitecia Fres
SAN DIEGO A man
who died in a shootout
with FBI agents after kid-
napping a 16-year-old girl
and killing her mother and
brother named a member
of the victims' familyas his
life insurance beneficiary,
a spokesman for the man's
family said MNonday.
James Lee DiMaggio
left $112,000 to Han-
From Page 1A
and into the night Friday.
Crews were also out work-
ing over the weekend.
turned out to be a per-
fectly sunny day in .the
wake of the storm system,
that wasn't enough to dry
out allthe roads and make
"Quite a few are in de-
cent shape, but espe-
cially on .,the western
side of the county, there
are some in pretty rough
shape," Green said. "Run-
ning the buses is probably
going'to be a challenge
since almost all our roads
are part of the bus route,"
"We've got a lot of roads
with some pretty bad
washouts, and we're try-
ing to fill those in until we
can do something more
permanent, but there's a
lot to do. We've been able
to grade a few of the roads,
but most of them are just
too soupy rightnow. We've
had worse situations, but
I'd say this is in the top
Green advised motor-
ists to use caution and
common sense over the
next few days; he said it's
possible that, in the case
of less-traveled roads, his
crews may not yet know of
all the washouts or other
road degradations caused
by the rains.
Fairview Road was still
underwater Monday and
will likely be for several
more days, Green said.
On nearby Yuma -Road,
and in other areas, a cross
pipe had washed away
from under the road and
some ditch pipes under
driveways had been com-
promised because the dirt
above and around them
had been washed away to
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nah Anderson's paternal
grandmother, said An-
drew Spanswick. He didn't
know why but believes it
was for the benefit of Han -
nah, the girl abducted by
: Hannah was rescued in
the FBI shootout on Aug.
10 in the Idaho wilderness
and returned home to San
Diego. ,,, . ,
DiMaggio,;. 40, had been
like an uncle to the An-
derson children and the
father's best friend.
DiMaggio named Ber-
rnice Anderson as the
sole beneficiary of his
employer-issued life in-
surance policy in 2011,
substituting her. for .his
sister Lora Robinson, the
lone survivor of his imme-
diate family. Spanswick
said. ': '.
DiMaggio lived with Ber-
nice Anderson for about
some extent. day, but that student safe-
Benton said he regretted ty had to come first.--He
having to delay the start" said the missed Monday.'
of the new year even one will likely be added to the
two years before buying a
house in 2009, Spanswick
Authorities found the
remains of .Christina An-
derson, 44, and Ethan
Anderson, 8, in the Boule-
vard house after it was set
DiMaggio's sister called
Hannah's father, Brett An-
derson, .on Friday. to tell
him about the life insur-
'end of the academic cal-
endar so 'that students
xwill have the, full schiooli
Jackson County Road Closures
Roads Portion Currept Status
S3rofAve,Malone (between llth St. & Bevis Rd.) Closed
)) Autumn Road(between Friendship Ch. Rd. & Old US Rd.) Closed
" Bart Road Closed to thru traffic
" Bentley Road Closed to thru traffic
SBevis Road Closed to thru traffic
, Branch Lane
" Bright Prospect Road
" Christmas Road, CMB (North of Hwy 2)
Christmas Road, CTD
D City Square Road
3 Crooms Road
a Dilmore Road
3 Eldridge Road
Fairview Road (South of Kynesville Road)
3 Floral Lane
" Gemstone Road (From Hwy 2 to Victory Road)
" Hatcher Road
Closed to thru traffic
Closed to thru traffic
Closed to thru traffic
Closed to thru traffic
Closed to thru traffic
Closed to thru.traffic
Closed to thru traffic
Closed to thru traffic
Closed to thru traffic
Closed to thru traffic
. Closed to thru traffic
SHog Pen Road Closed
3Hwy 162 Closed to thi
SIron Bridge Road (near Magnolia Road) Closed to thi
" Iron Bridge Road (Dry Creek Road Intersection) Closed to thi
"Jasper Road Closed
SKynesville Road Closed to thi
" Maddox Road (hill) Unknown
SMalibu Road Closed
" Mayflower Road Closed
" Mill Road (E of Hwy 231 between.1383 & 1409 Mill Road) Closed
SMt. Zion Church Road Closed
SNeals Landing Road Closed to thru traffic
SNorth Golden Road .. Open
9 Overpass Road(2244 Overpass Rd. to N.'.Golden Rd.) Open
a Pilgrim Rest Church Road Open
x Pine Ridge Church Road Open
n Pooser Road Closed to thru traffic
D Poplar Springs Road Closed to thru traffic
a Scott Church Road Open
a Sills Road Closed to thru traffic
n Smokey Road (between Lovewood Road & Bentley Road)Closed
SSwaills Road Closed to thru traffic
* Thompson Road Closed to thru-traffic
x Twin Ponds Road Open
D Yuma Road Closed ,
The duration for all road closures and repairs is unknown at this time.
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High School Football..
Jaanhoiees '- *
Friday- Holmes County atGracev-
ille, 7p.m.; Marinna atWakull., ,..
6:30 p.m; Sneads vs. WestGadsdent,
Munroe in Quin6y, 6:30 p'.m. ''
High Schoolkou ball
Graceville an4tpttoridalw. .
compete in a preseason classic at
Chipley High School on Thursday,
with Graceville playing HoLmes
County at 4p.m. qnd Cottonale vs.
Bethlehem a6,p. oi Tesday. ..
Sneads wilrG t .Leopl High '
School foma ijeeasondlassic '
Friday and Saturday with matches
against John Paul Catholic and
Marianna Recreation Department
will offer five soccer leagues to give
boys and girls.the opportunity to
play soccer. Registration for youth
ages 5-18 will be held through the
Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The
Marianna Educational and Rec-
rational Expo (MERE) located at.,
3625 Caverns Road i Mariapn4,..'
The registration-fee forl .' 'k ,
is $30 for participants wh -$" ,C
inside the City Imitsbf Madina
and $45 for participants who -live
outside the City limits of Marianna.
The fee must be paid with a check
or money order.'No cash will be
All participants must bring a copy .
of their birth certificate. The age of -;
all pai-ticipants o. Ag, 1 of the cur-`
rent year will bexthe player's age for
the entire seasdi. '
The number of leagues and ,"
corresponding ages cpuld vary ,.,
depending on the,total number of,.
participants that register. Anyone 'w
That may be. interested in coaching.
a team or officiating youth soccer
please contact with the Marianna
-Recreation.Department at 482-6228
4Or come by during registration.
The Panhandle Seminole Club
Kickoff Scholarship Awards Dinner
will be held Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in
the First United Methodist Church
Wesley Center in Marianna.
The guest speaker will be.Floridq,.
State Seminoles &i'e'd baseball'
\ coach Mike Martin, and this year's
four scholarship.winpers.will be
Call George Sweeiiey at 482-5526
for more information.
The Sneads&Piratteshebl,.teai .
will be hosting their 3rd Annual ,
Pirates Baseball Golf Tournament
on Saturday at Indian Springs' Gblf
Course. ;.,. .. "- ,.
This will be a three-man scramble
and a Calcutta will take place at
Beef'O'.Brady's on Aug. 23 at 6 p.m.
Tee-ogjwill'be a shotgun style that
starts at 8:30 am. The cost will be
$60 a playeror$180 a team... ',.
Lunch and prizes will be provided
at the tournament. Come out andt"
enjoy a round of golf onone of the.
last weekends before college'foot-
ball kicks off.
Call Patrick Jones at 850-557-
2913 to register a team or for. more
Optimist Club Golf
The 3rd Annual NE Jackson Coun-
ty Optimist Club Golf Tournament
will be held Sept. 13 at the 18-hole
championship golf course at Indian
Springs Golf Club in Marianna.
Registration begins at 11 am. with
a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start.The cost
for the event is $55, which includes
18 holes of golf, green f ca, rttee,.
meal, and various prizes.
To prm-register for the event, call
Liz Jackson at 850-557-8637 or
James Miller at 850-209-1621, or fax
your information to 850-526-1505.
Chipola Appreciation Club
The Chipola Appreciation Cub
has kicked off its annual member-
ship drive. The standard $250 mem-
bership provides Appreciation Club
seating and Hospitality Room for
four guests at all home basketball
games and admission to all Chipola
baseball and softball games.
The Gold $1,000 Membership
provides reserved seating for four
guests and general seating for two
more guests. A portion of member-
ship dues is tax-deductible. For
information, call 850-718-2451.
Sneads JV searching for continuity, consistency
BY DUSTIN KENT
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The Sneads junior varsity Pirates will look to I k :
bounce back from a sub-.500 season in 2012
under new coach Bruce Hubbs, though there
remains more questions than answers at this _
point heading into the team's Aug. 29 opener
against Liberty County.
Sneads went 2-3 last year and lost a large
portion of the team's core, including talented
playmakers like Antwan Durn, javarris Good-
son,. and Devonte Petis. .
Hubbs is trying to build back up a roster ..
comprised totally of freshmen, but the coach
said it has been difficult thus far due to a lack .. *" :-
of continuity at practice. '.
The coach said that as of Monday he still
had not had a practice with his full expected
complement of 22 players since the start d"
fall practice two wee ksago.
See SNEADS. Page 6B Brian Hamilton calls a play during the Sneads'junior varsity football practice Monday.
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Indians pitcher headed to.Tallahassee in 2014
BY DUSTIN KENT
Chipola indians pitcher Michael Mad-
er has made his college choice known,
committing to play for the Florida State
Seminoles on Monday, picking FSU
over the University of Florida and Troy
The former Marianna Bulldogs player
had a brilliant freshman season for the
Indians in 2013, finishing 8-3 with a 3.19
Earned Run Average and winning his last
six Panhandle Conference starts to earn
the league's Pitcher of the Year award.
He drew interest from both FSU and
Florida and had an offer from Troy as
well, but ultimately he picked the pro-.
gram he grew up rooting against.
A life-long Gators fan. Mader said it
was a bit strange to envision himself
wearing the garnet and gold, but he had
to make the best and most logical deci-
sion for his career.
"It's actually very weird," he said. "Af-
ter the visit with Florida I felt like I was
stuck on Florida and it was more for the
fact that I'm a Gator fan. But I knew I
can't choose it because I'm a Gator fan.
I had to make sure I was doing the right
thing, and I just felt like FSU was meant
Mader said he was impressed by his
communications with Seminoles head
coach Mike Martin, as well as pitching
coach Mike Bell and assistant coach
Mike Martin, Jr., and encouraged by the
fact that the team willUJ lose at least three
of its top four starters after next season.
. "I liked the way it looks like for me to
come in next year and as long as I do
what I'm supposed to do get the spot
I want, which is a weekend starter," he
said. "It looks like they're starting fresh
next year. With UF, they don't know who
their weekend guys are going to be yet,
and it's tough to take a sophomore or
a junior out of that spot if they're set in
those spots and they've already adapted
to that level."
Although Mader is now committed
to FSU, he stilt has an eye towards pro-
fessional baseball and with another big
season could be drafted very high in the
2014 MLB Amateur Draft.
See MADER, Page 6B
CHS, GHS open preseason action in Chipley
BY DUSTIN KENT
The Conondale Lady Hornets
and Gracevile Lady Tigers will
both begin preseason action today
when they travel to Chipley High
School to compete in a classic
against Vernon and Bethlehem.
Graceville will take on Bethlehem
at 4 p.m., followed by Cotiondale
facingVernon at 7 p.m.
Both clubs finish up in Chipley
on Thursday, with the Lady Tigers
playing Holmes County at 4 p.m.,
and the Lady Hornets facing Beth-
lehem at 6 p.m.
First-year CHS head coach Tara
Jurgonsldki said that she and her
players couldn't be more ready
to get started with real matches
against live competition.
"We're really looking forward to
iL The girls are finally able to play
again rather than just scrimmag-
ing with themselves," she said. "I
just want them io go out and play
like they would a regular season
game, to know where they're sup-
posed to go and just do the right
See CHIPLEY. Page 6B
Cottondale Volleyball Coach Tara Jurgonski organizes the Lady
Hornets during a practice last week. L
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was diagnosed with lung cancer and
then a brain tumor. She has had numer-
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Mom is the youngest of five siblings.
The whole time she.has been fighting
this disease, her siblings have been un-
sipportive. In three years, one uncle has
visited twice and called twice. Another,
lives less than two miles away, but has
stopped by for a total of one hour. His
wife and kids have neither visited nor
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twice a year. She never visits. She also.
yells at Mom and is rude to her. She has
managed toconvince my 84-year-old
grandmother that these arguments are
myparents'.faultSeveral years ago, this
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moral support ftom her family, and she
has'received none. My father, my brother
and I feel only animosity toward these
family members, knowing how much
they have hurt our mother. I think we
should forget about them and cut off
contact. What do you say?
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of his or her personality. It sounds as if
your mother is that person..Itmeans her
siblings do not know how to respond
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because they never have hadto do so.
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Large Bowl hand painted (Rensburg) $35. .
Sugar & Creamer golden crown german china '
$45. Sugar & Creamer (Knowles) $45.
Chair $30. 850-263-1039.
Luggage-2 Pc., Red $35.;, Coffee Table-Solid Ma-
pie, 60"x24"16", Bottom Shelf. $90. 482-5215 EA ., PE
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ORDINANCE NUMBER 2013-
AN ORDINANCE ENACTING COMPREHENSIVE
CHANGES TO JACKSON COUNTY CODE CHAP-
TER 74-1 THROUGH 74-221 RELATING TO COUN-
TY LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS;
PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTS; PROVIDING FOR
SEVERABILITY, AN FORAN EFFECTIVE DATE.
WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners
of Jackson County, Florida, has
adopted by ordinance certain goals, policies,
and objectives with respect to the '.
Jackson County Comprehensive Plan, consis-
tent with the requirements of Florida
Statutes Chapter 163; and -
WHEREAS, the. Board of County Commissioners
is empowered and mandated L ',
by Florida Statutes Chapter 163 to adopt land
development regulations for the purpose
of implementing and enforcing the Comprehen-
WHEREAS, the Board has previously enacted
SJackson County Code Chapter 74,
Sections 74-1 through 74-221, inclusiVe, provid-
ing for such land development
WHEREAS, the advance of development and
.technology has required a .
,reconsideration .of those regulations, such that
they-should be amended as sqtforth',
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the -
Board of County Commissioners :
of Jackson County, Florida, that: .
.1. Jackson County Code Chapter 74, Sections,
74-1 through 74-221, and all '
other county ordinances, to the extend of any
., conflict herewith, are amended by the
adoption of the attached Jackson County Land
SDevelopment Code, all of the provisions
of which aqe incorporated herein by reference
as if fully set out in this ordinance.
2. Conflicts; All ordinances or portions thereof
in conflict with this ordinance
shall be deemed repealed to the extent of any .
S3. SEVERABILITY: If any section, subsection,
paragraph, sentence, clause, or
phrase of this ordinance is held, for any reason, "
Sto be unconstitutional, void, or invalid,
the validity of the remaining portion of the or-
dinance shall not be affected thereby.
' 4. EFFECTIVE DATE: This ordinance shall take
effect as provided by lawI 1 ',"...
The foregoing ordinance was adopted byi"
vote of to by the Board of
County Commissioners of Jackson County,
SFlorida, after due notice and publication, in
the meeting of September 10, 2013. "
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS -.
JACKSON COUNTY, FLORIDA, ."
By; ": '- '" .-. ",-. .""
Hon. Chuck Lockey, Chairman
NOTICE OF HEARING ON PROPOSED ADOPTION
The publIc is hereby notified that the Board of
County Commissioners of Jackson
County, Florida, intends todhold a public hear--
Ihg to consider the adoption of a proposed
AN ORDINANCE ENACTING COMPREHENSIVE
CHANGES TO JACKSON COUNTY CODE CHAR-
TER 74-1 THROUGH 74-221 RELATING TO COUN-
TY LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS PRO-,
VIDING FOR CONFLICTS; PROVIDING FOR
SEVERABILITY, AND FOR AN EFFECTIVE
in its Commission meeting room, 2864 Madison
Street, in the City of Marianna, Florida, on
SSeptember 10, 2013, at 9:15 AM Central Time,
at which time and place any and all persons
desiring to present any matter for or against
said proposed ordinance may appear and be
heard with respect to the proposed ordinance.
A copy of the proposed ordinance is
available for inspection by .the public at the
County Administrator's Office, County.
Administration Building, 2864 Madison Street,
Mariann, Florida. ., .
DATED this August 19,2013. .
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
JACKSON COUNTY, FLORIDAM
By: /s/ Chuck Lockey .'
Hon. Chuck Ldckey, Chairman
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Mader was projected to
go as high .as the fourth
or fifth round in the 2013
draft before ultimately de-
ciding to pull his name out
and go back to school.
He said that if he is draft-
ed in the first round in next
year's draft that he would
almost certainly sign a
professional contract, and
odds could favor Mader
signing if he goes in the
top three rounds.
But while the prospect of
playing professional base-
ball is still at the forefront,
of his ambitions, Mader
said the chance to play
big-time Division-Il base-
ball is also a dream come
"It's definitely nice to
know that if I don't get
drafted where I want that
I'll get a chance to go to
FSU and be hia great posi-
tion to go to Omaha (site of
the College 'World' Series)
every year. It's awesome to
know that," he said. "Every
college player'sdream is to
play in the College World
Series, so it's a win-win for
Chipola coach Jeff John-
son was in contact with
Mader throughout the re-
cruiting process anrid said
that he believes his pitcher
made the best of many
"He had some great op-
tions and .I told him he
needed to weigh the posi-.
tives and negatives and
also look at his situation
and do some research on
who is losing pitchers and
who has younger pitchers,
SandI thinkhe looked at all
of that," the coach,said.
'Any time you can be an
hour away from home and
get to play at a program
like FSU it's a good thing.
"I told him you're never
going to be totally sure
when- you have great op-
tions, so just make a great
choice and. go with it.
He's going to a great pro-
gram with great support,
great tradition, and great
fans. It's probably one of
the top five programs in
the country. It's a great
situation and I'mnfproudof
f~ ~ 'f .
From Page 1B
"We've been averaging
around 15, 16, or 17 (play-
ers). Every day there seems
to be two or three that We
can't find," he said. "It's
just a matter of chasing
them down, but we can't
keep them all there at one
time. It's hard because
they need the reps and
they need the experience,
especially the young kids.
They need that,'muscle
memory where you're do-
ing it over and over and
when they don't show up,
that's hard to get."
While the concern for
the players not in atten-
dance remains; the ones
who have been there have
made a mostly positive
impression on Hubbs,
with the coach: praising
the likes of quarterback
Brian Hamilton and run-
ning backs Hunter Barnes
and Darius Raines..-
Barnes and Raines in
particular could form
a potent tandem in the
backfield to provide a
Gabbert named starter, ruled out for preseason
S The Associated Press
JACKSONVILE Blame Gab-
bert has a starting job if he's
Jacksonville Jaguars coach Gus
Bradley named Gabbert his start-
ing quarterback Monday, the
same day he announced the for-
mer Missouri standout will miss
the rest of the preseason because
of a broken thumb.
Gabbert has a hairline fracture
in his right thumb, an injury sus-
tained during Saturday night's 37-
13 exhibition loss to the NewYork
Gabbert completed 13 of 16
passes for 165 yards and a touch-
down in three series arguably
his best showing in three years.
He banged his hand on a defend-
er's helmet during his final throW.
Gabbert won't need surgery, but
he will wear a protective brace
while the bone heals. The Jaguars
believe he should be able to re-,
turn to practice in two weeks and
be ready for the Sept. 8 opener
against Kansas City.
"Normally a break would re-
quire surgery or six to eight
weeks," Bradley said. "It'sjnot the
same with this injury. They feel
like in two weeks he should have
a chance to come back and begin
his prep for Kansas City." '
.Th'e Jaguars insisted all off-
season that Gabbert and Chad
Henne were competing for the
starting job. But many outsiders
believe the scenario was created
to put extra pressure and strain on
Gabbert, and see how he would
Although Gabbert struggled at
From Page 1B
things. If we see some-
thing we need to work on,
then we can work on it in
practice." .. "
The Lady Hornets come
in with raised expecta-
tions for the 2013 season
after returning seven play-
ers from last years team,
and will be looking to
make a move up the dis-
One of the teams that
will be in their way this
year will be their oppo-
nent today: the Vernon
spark for the Pirates' rush-.
"I'm pretty pleasedwith
those two guys. They're
playing hard and are
pretty impressive to look
at," Hubbs said. "They
run the ball hard and they
tackle hard. I hope we'get-
a lot.out of them. Hunter.
Barnes is playing fullback
and middle linebacker
and he's looking real good
right now. I'm real pleased
about his progress. Darius
Ralnes runs the ball pretty
hard and if he keeps run-
ning this hard, the 'var-
sity is probably going to
snatch him: up and use
him there." *, .4
As for Hamilton, the
coach said he's happy with
what, he has seen from
him so far, but he still has
much room to grow and
become more polished as
"He's doing a pretty
good job. He's working
on his football and his
reads, his anticipation,
and just learning how to
be a quarterback," Hubbs
said. "There's a lot more to
it than just taking it from
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Jaguars quarterback Blaine Gabbert looks for a receiver during the first half
of Friday's preseason game against the Miami Dolphins in Jacksonville.
times in practice and did little in,
the preseason opener, his per-
formance Saturday night was
enough to. convince Jacksonville's
coaching staff that he's the guy.
Bradley doesn't anticipate a
quick change, either.
"The reason why we took this
length of time is so that we would
have some conviction and to stay
strong," said Bradley, who was
part of Seattle's staff that stuck
with rookie Russell Wilson last
season. "Russell, as the quarter-
back in the first couple ofgames,
had to go through some learning
and some growing, and that con-
viction was in place. I think it was
Many coaches prefer to
not take on district op-
ponents in -exhibition
games, but Jurgonski said
shewas glad that her team
would get an early look at
a league opponent'
"I would rather see what
they've got so we can pre-
pare better for the regular
season district game," she
said. "We went five games
with Vernon last year, so
that was a really tough
(loss) for them, so I think-
they're going to be really
motivated to go out tliere
and try their hardest. I
would expect (Vernon) to
under center. But he's got
a great attitude and he's a
The team scrimmaged
Friday and the coach said
he was pleased with what
he saw, though the poten-
tial progress is still limited
by the lack of a full roster.
of the pieces together and
we're excited about that,
but we've got a long way to
go before we're a real foot-
ball team," he said. "We're
making progress, but we
just have to get them all
here. It's still frustrating to
not have everyone here on
the same page."
Hubbs said he was ex-
pecting to have every-
. one there Monday before-
school was canceled, with
the resumption of school
today perhaps giving SHS
its first day with a full
When everyone is there
and the Pirates get to see
their total team, the coach
said he believesit can be a
really good for me to see how that
entire process took place and the
conviction and the support you
Gabbert, the 10th overall pick
in the 2011 draft, is coming off
consecutive seasons in which
Jacksonville had significant is-
sues around him. He had no off-
season as a rookie because of the
NFL lockout, was thrown into
the starting lineup in Week 3 and
played with one of the worst re-
ceiving corps in the league.
He was expected to show im-
provement last year, but heplayed
behind a patchwork offensive
line and with two young receiv-
come pout and play just as
hard as We do."' -
Exhibition matches can
often be taken lightly or
'used to experiment with
different strategies and
tactics with less of a focus
6in the final outcome, but
Jurgonski said she feels it's
important for her players
to get off on a good foot,
even if the results won't
count officially. -. ',
."It can be a big confi-
dence booster and that's
what I'm looking forward
to," she said. -"They need
to play as hard as they
can so they can see that
they can do this in a regUi-
lar season game. I think it
will really help with their
Cottondale opens the
regular season Sept.
ers in Cecil Shorts II and Justin
Blackmon. -Ja4cksonville also lost
star running back Maurice Jones-
Drew to a season-ending foot in-
jury in October.
Maybe the biggest difference
this year is offensive coordina-
tor Jedd Fisch's scheme. Having
worked In a spread offense in col-
lege, Gabbert seems more com-
fortable in Fisch's system, which
focuses on reading defenses be-
fore the snap and making quick
decisions and throws.
"It's very quarterback-friendly
and it puts a lot of responsibility
on our shoulders because we do
so much stuff at the line of scrim-
:.mage," Gabbert said. "It makes it
fun for the quarterback to know
-that you have-'thie ability to do
some thingss" -
Gabbert has completed 54 per-
cent of his passes for 3,876 yards,
with 21 touchdowns and 17 inter-
Sceptions, in two seasons. He is 5-
19 as a starter.
"It's a nice opportunity, but it
doesn't end here," Gabbert said.
"Gus always preaches competi-
tion every day and we compete
against each other, but we're still
going to go out there and put your
best foot forward regardless of the
Henne, who will start Saturday's
preseason game against Philadel-
phia, handled the decision well.
"From my standpoint it'. disap-
pointing," Henne said. ".But I'm'
going to baethe same person. I'm
Going tqkeep'.competing each and
every day,'t, to better myself. I'mn
Behind this team 100 percent. I'm
behind Blaine. Whatever I can do
to help is what I'm going t6 do."
27 wilt a road
Aug. 26 at home
very competitive' group.
"When they're all here,
we're fairly decent. I like
Hamilton and some of our
running backs and our
big offensive linemen," he
said. "We've got the po-
tential to win more than
we lose and if you can do
that, then you typically
have a good season."
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