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Hills subdivision wants moreEMT money
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
Jackson County Commission-
ers are being asked to find about
$15,200 in the county budget to
help Compass Lake in the Hills
pay for a new EMS service which
has already likely saved three
lives, according to the subdivi-
sion's manager, John Laymon.
The subdivision started' the
medical service as a pilot pro-
gram in January, and at that
time asked'the county to pitch
in half the total estimated cost
of around $31,500. Commission-
ers declined immediate action,
but told Laymon to come back
with a report after it had been
in operation for a time, and to
talk again with the board about
participating. He turned up at
Tuesday's first-of-the month
commission meeting, repeating"
his earlier request and offering
statistics gathered in the first six
months of the program.
Laymon said that the EMS
service will be shut down if the
countycan't help. He said he feels
the county would be justified
See HILLS, Page 7A
As Compass Lake in the Hills
subdivision Manager John
Laymon talks to Jackson County
Commissioners about why he wants
the county to budget some moiey
to help pay for EMT services in the
community. Subdivision Fire Chief
Martin Fowler and subdivision board
of directors member John Padgett
stand by to lend their support and
THE KING MAKES 'MEMORIES'
., , MARKSKINNER/FLORIDAN.
Ivis, or possibly award-winning Elvis tribute artist Jerome Jackson, swung into Jackson County
Wednesday afternoon to put on a concert for the residents and staff at the Marianna Health and
Rehabilitation Center. Among the people who received a scarf from "Elvis" was MableWester.
She got it during a performance of "Suspicious Minds."..
From staff reports
Bond was set at $15,000 this
week for a Grand Ridge man
arrested on charges of child
abuse and aggravated assault
after allegedly swinging a'
machete at a child and throw-
ing a dictionary
at the youngster.
filed against 34-
thy Scott H- 4r
Hurley ley, authorities
were called to
his home after an incident that
.allegedly began with a diction-
ary being hurled at the child's
Witnesses told authorities
that Hurley threw the diction-
ary after looking up a word
and that the book struck the
child in the face. Hurley then
allegedly starting slapping the
See ABUSE, Page 7A
This flag in front of the Graceville Civic
S Center Was one of the many that were flying
at half-staff Wednesday in remembrance of the
12th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist
Attacks on NewYorkandWashihgton D.C.
Bumpy intersection to be repaired
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
and several road resurfacing
projects will make up the bulk
of work that the Department of
Transportation is helping fund
in Jackson County in fiscal year
Meanwhile, the county con-
tinues to campaign for more
projects they want on the state's
bucket list in coming years. For
instance, county commission-
ers want money to have Fair-
view Road raised or otherwise
improved. Thai project is high
priori y these days, as recent
flooding kept the major evacu-
ation route well underwater for
One highlight on the existing
DOT work schedule will come
as a relief to drivers who regu-
larly travel to and fro on U.S. 90
in and out of Marianna eastward
of town. At an estimated cost of
just under $500,000, the rut-
ted, bumpy intersection of U.S.
90 and State Road 71 South in
Marianna should be smoothed
Fairview Road was closed on Aug. 19 after it was flooded during the
torrential rains. Jackson County is requesting that the road be added to
Florida Department of Transportation's work plan in hopes it will be raised
or otherwise improved.
out by June of next year.
In fact, State Road 71 will see
a major overhaul this year in
other sections as well. For in-
stance, turn lanes will be add-
ed to the point at which SR 71
North meets Blue Springs Road,
and some realignment may also
take place there. The estimated
cost of the project is at more
than $1 million.
SR 71 South will be resurfaced
all the way from the Calhoun
County line to the Malloy Plaza
in Marianna, a distance of al-
most nine miles. The project
actually got underway about
two weeks ago, with crews
See ROADS, Page 1A
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GETTING IT RIGHT
The Jackson County Floridan's policy
is to correct mistakes promptly. To
report an error, please call 526-3614
)) St. Anne Thrift Store Hours -9 a.m.-l p.m.
Tuesdaysand Thursdays at 4285 Second Ave. in
Marianna. New line of fall attire in. Call 482-3734.
2 Chipola Civic Club Meeting -Noon atThe0a
Restaurant, Highway 90, Marianna. Call 526-3142
)) Job Club Noon-3 p.m. at the Goodwill Caree
Training Center, 4742 Highway 90, Marianna. Leai
job seeking/retention skills; get job search assis-
tance. Call 526-0139. '
2 Hospital Board of Trustees Building and
Grounds Committee Meeting noon in the Jac
son'Hospital boardroom, Marianna. Call 718-2629
2 Jackson County School Board Workshop/
Public Hearing 4 p.m. in the JCSB meeting
room', 2903 Jefferson St., Marianna. Following the
workshop, a public hearing starts at 5 p.m. Public
welcome for both. Call 482-1200.
2 Town of Grand Ridge Budget Workshop/Me
ing 5:30 p.m. at Grand Ridge Town Hall. The
regular monthly council meeting for September w
immediately follow the close of the workshop: Ca
2 Town of Grand Ridge Budget Workshop 5:
p.m. inGrand Ridge Town Hall.:Regula.r monthly
council meeting will follow. Call 592-4621.
) Quit Smoking Now Class/Support Group-
5130 p.m. at Jackson Hospital Cafeteria Board
Room. Free to attend. Curriculum developed by e:
smokers for those who want to become ex-smokf
2 Alcoholics Anonymous- Closed discussion,
S8-9 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2901 Ca
donia St., Marianna, in the AA room. Attendance
limited to persons with a desire to stop drinking;
papers will not be signed.
Country Bumpkins 4-H Yardsale Fundraiser
-7a.m.-.5p.m. in Cypress Park, U.S. 90, Cypress.
Proceeds will help send kids to camp. Call 272-37
)) Flea Across Florida/Chattahoochee Main
Street Artisan Fair-28a.m. to5 p.m. EDT(7
a.m.-4 p.m. CDT). Sept. 13-14 at the Johnny Johns
Pavilion, corner of.U.S: 90 and Main Street, Chat-
Stahoochee. TheFlea Across Florida Yard Sale and
CMSArtisan Fair is a two-day event with deals an
unique items. Chattaburger Revisited Food Cart
will sell hamburgers, cheesesteaks, pulled pork
sandwiches and'drinks. Call 623-249-0076.
') Hooks and Needles -10 a.m.at the Jackson
County Public Library, Marianna Branch. New anc
experienced hand crafters welcome to create, sha
learn or teacfi favorite, projects. Call 482-9631.
2 3rd Annual NE Jackson County Optimist Cli
Golf Tournament -11 a.m. (registration, meal) a
Indian Springs Golf Club in Marianna. Play kicks
off with a 12:30.p.m. shotgun start. Cost: $55
(golf; greens fee, cart fee, meal, chance at prizes)
Proceeds benefit the children of Jackson County
education programs, Christmas for the needy, an
scholarships. Call 557-8637 or. 209-1621.
)) Better Breathers Club Meeting 2 to 3 p.m.
in the Hudnall Building Community room, Jackso
Hospitalcampus, 4230 Hospital Drive, Marianna.
Matthew Dallefeld, MS, RD;,will present: "Gluten Free 5429 College Drive, Graceville.
Diet and Nutrition for COPD." Get help.meeting the '
challenges:of chronic lung.disease.Bririg.a friend : MONDAY, SEPT
or caregiver. No cost to'attend;, light, refreshments oi
served. Call 718-2849. S enior Fellowship Associatio"
iks ,.ele rate recovery -7 p.:m. v rw ors n the First United Methodist Chui
Ce lbrate at E Woshp Marianna. Lunch is potluck. meat
Ceriter, 2645 Pebble Hill Road in Mariannria. Adult, ... Wi L. administer
r .1, .... . 3J ed r: Wi'lliam Long. adminisua
r, teen rreetings to "overcome hurts, habits and, County Health Department. Busir
*n hang-ups" Dinner: 6 p.m. Child.care available. Call atson's All seniors welcome.
"P 313 '-' .. Watson's.AllseniosW .cm--*
209-7856,573-1131. -, .. -. e
us O pen M t.. .. 8Sneads Elementary School A
I) Alcoholics AnonymousOpen Meeting-8 4 p.m. School library. Public invite
to 9 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist lba li
ck- Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna. )) Jackson Gounty QuiltersGuii
9. to 7:30 p.m. at Ascension Luthera
ATURAY, ET. 14 U.S. 90.West, Marianna. Business
SATURDAY, SEPT. 14 fourth Mondays; other'Mondays
e Country Bumpkins 4-H Yard Sale Fundraiser lessons, help. All quilters .welcome
7a.m.-5p.m. in Cypress Park, U.S. 90, Cypress. )) Alford CommunityjOrganizat
Proceeds will help send kids to camp. Call 272-3728. p.m. in the Alrord Community Cer
et- ) Kent Cemetery Cleaning 7 a.m. at cemetery, from AIird. surrounding comrniu
located three miles southwest of Alford. Bring tools join. Call 579-4482.638-4900 or
vill and mowers. Fish fry at noon. Bring covered dish 2 Free Beginner Sign Language
II and drinks. Call 638-1030. p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15 through 0
)) Flea Across Florida/Chattahoochee Main tist Church. 1976 Shiloh Lane. Chi
:30 Street Artisan Fair -8 a.m. to 5p.m. EDT (7 a.m. Bools. $10. Call: 850-326-0244 c
to,4 p.m..CDT) Sept.J3-14 at the Johnny Johnson )) Concerned American Patriots
SPavilion; corner of U.S. 90 and Main Street, Chat- County Meeting 6 p.m. at JacI
tahoochee. The Flea Across Florida Yard Sale arid' Agricultural Center. U. S. 90 West
CMS Artisan FairJis a two-dayevent with deals and speakers, educator Velinda Root
unique items. ChattIaburger Revisited Food Cart *;: Lt. Col. Debbie Gunnde will discus
Swill sell hamburgers, cheesesteaks. pulled pork standards.,
ers. sandwiches and drinks. Live music on Saturday: Call ptuke ott Calhoun G
623-249-0076. SC ptLuke lotts Calhoun Gu
6224-076 : Sons of Confederate Veterans I
le- )) Grice/Barrentine Family-Reuhion at Hickory at the Altha Community Center. A
Pavilion,. Florida Caverns State-Park, Marianna. :- or children interested in Southerr
Please bring a covered dish. heritage are welcome. Call 592-3M
2 Pet Appreciation Day Adoption Event -10 ))Alcoholics Anonymous 'Open
a.m. 2 p.m. at Tractor Supply Company, 2800 to 9 p.m. in the AA room .pf First U
Florida 71, Marianna: Adopt a pet from Partners for; Church, 2901 CaledoniaSt., Maria
Pets. Call 482-4570 or 526-4022. '
r Alford Community Health Clinic Hours -10 TUESDAY SEPT.
a.m. until last patient is seen, at 1770 Carolina St. in TUe .SD -S
28. Alford. The free clinic for income-eligible patients St. Anne Thrift Store Hours -
without medical insurance treats short-term ill- Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4285
nesses and chronic conditions. Appointments avail- Marianna. New line of fall attire in
3on able (call 263-7106 or 209-5501); walk-ins welcome. )) Constitution Day Program-1i
Sign in before noon: Hall, Literature/Language building,
d Public Archaeology Day Noon to 4 p.m. Marianna.Guest speaker: Honora
d Panhandle Pioneer Settlement, Blountstown. In- Mercer. Call,718-2314.
Formation about archaeology, historic preservation Chipola Regional Arts Associ
and heritage tourism, as well as identify artifacts 11:30 a.m. at Jim's Buffett, Mar
from the public's personalcollections. Craftsmen, luncheon at noon. For information
vendors and hands-on activities ard old time games Price at 718-2277 or pricea@chipi
S for children. Free. Call 674-2777. )) Orientation Noon to 3 p.m.
3re, )) Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 4:30 Training Center, 4742 Highway 90
to 5:30 p.m. in the AA room of First United Method- about and register for free service
ub ist Church, 2901 Caledonia St., Marianna. Optimist Club of Jackson Coi
t Noon at Jim's Buffet & Grill, 43,
SUNDAY, SEPT.15"' Marianna.
2 Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion Sewing Circle -1i p.m. at Jack
6:30 p.m. at 4349W. Lafayette St. in Marianna Citizens, 2931 Optimist Drive, Mar
d (in one.-story building behind 4351W. Lafayette St.). 5028.
Attendance limited to persons with a desire to stop )) Jackson County School Boar
drinking. p.m. in the JCSB-meeting room, 2
n ) Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting 8 p.m. in Marianna. Public welcome. Agend
the board room of Campbellton-Graceville Hospital, org. Call 482-1200.
16 '" ."1 )" ,,
n Meeting Noon
rch Youth Center.
itor of Jackson
ness of the month:
d. Call 482-9003.
Id Meeting 5:30
an Church, 3975 Z
meetings are .
ire for projects, .
ie. Call 209-7638.
ion Meeting -6
rter. New members
rlities invited to
e Classes- 6 to 7
c.t. 13. Shiloh Bap-
pley. Class: Free:
s of Jackson
. Marianna. Guest.
and retired USAF- .
is Common Core
lard, Camp 2212,
Meeting 6 p.m.
Any men. women
Second Ave. in
0 a.m. in Jackson
g, Chipola College,
ble Judge Wade
in, contact Anita
at Goodwill Career
es. Call 526-0139.
unty Meeting -
29 Lafayette St.,
son County Senior
rianna. Call 482-
903 Jefferson St.,
la online atJCSB.
The submission deadline'for this calendar is two days before publication. Submit to: Community Calendar, Jackson County Floridan, P. 0 Bo:. 520. Maranna FL 32447, ,
email email@example.com, fax 850-482-4478 or bringiternms'to 4403 Constitution Lane in Marianna. '!
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The Marianna Police Department listed
the following incidents for Sept. 10, the
latest available report: Two accidents,
two abandoned vehicles, one suspicious
person, one escort, one highway obstruc-
tion, one physical disturbance, one verbal
disturbance, two burglar-alarms, three.
traffic stops, one noise disturbance, one
animal complaint, one assist of a motorist
or pedestrian, three assists of other agen-
cies, one public service call and nine home
Jackson County Sheriff's Office
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office and
county fire/rescue reported the following
incidents for Sept. 10, the latest available
report: One armed and dangerous person,
one accident, one dead person (natural
causes), five abandoned vehicle reports,
one reckless driver, six suspicious vehicles,
one suspicious person,
-g- >.-"__^ one escort, two reports
9.z" of mental illness, one
burglary, one physical
disturbance, one verbal
M EJ M disturbance, four fire
calls (one commercial
structure, one wood-
land, two residential), 19 medical calls,
one panic alarm, one report of a firearm
discharged, 13 traffic stops, two larceny
complaints, two civil disputes, three tres-
pass complaints, one follow-up investiga-
tion, one juvenile
complaint, two animal complaints,28
property checks, one assist of a motorist
or pedestrian, one assist of another
agency, three public service calls, four
welfare checks and one violation of
Jackson County ,
The following persons were booked into
the county jail during the latest reporting
)) Alvlih Rudd, 30,1894 Proctor Lane,
Grana Ridge, violation of community ,
)) Lana Beck, 63, 6951 Providence Church
Road, Grand Ridge, serving sentence.
)) Albert Schwendeman, 41, 12826 Tanton
Circle, Bristol, awaiting transport to DOC.
)) Cathy Dykes, 45, 2959 Sylvia Drive,
Marianna, failure to appear-three counts.
)) Kerry Wright, 55, 4807 Toney Drive (Apt.
1), Columbus, Ga., serving sentence.
)) Joseph SImmons, 27, 1865'Sopchoppy;'
IHighway, Sopchoppy, serving sentence.
Jail Population: 220
To report a crime, call CrimeStoppers at 526-5000 or a
local law enforcement agency.To report a wildlife violation,
call 1-888-404-FWCC (3922).
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Possible Storms. Warm.
JACKSON COUNTY FLORIDAN ww" icilondan.comrn
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C.A.R. celebrates 10th anniversary
Special to the Floridan
Blue Springs Society, National Soci-
ety Children of the American Revolu-
tion members celebrated their 10th an-
niversary last month with a' birthday
party at Milk & Honey Frozen Yogurt in
CA.R. friends from Lake Worth to Jack-
sonville to. Pensacola sent congratula-
tions, best wishes, cards and gifts. Several
friends traveled from Tallahassee, and one
even drove from Tampa to help celebrate.
Senior leader Cyndi Brock had quietly col-
lected birthday cards for several months
and placed them in a beautiful box. When
President Danielle Melvin called on Carly
Miller to give a report on the Southeast-
ern Regional Conference, Carly presented
her mother's "box of cards" to a very sur-
prised senior president.
Another surprise came when Blue
Springs Society Senior Vice President
Robert K. DunaWay asked to speak. Dun-
away, past president of William Dunaway
Chapter, SAR, presented the prestigious
SAR Medal of Appreciation to Robbins on
behalf of the chapter.
The "Most Outstanding Society" trophy,
received by Blue Springs Society in 2013
for the third year in a row, was displayed
beside the birthday cake.
Boards filled with pictures of some of
the Blue Springs activities were used for
a game, "Pictures from the Past." In the
last eight years, Blue Springs members
have held eight state offices. Carly Miller
is the current State Chaplain. Mary Rob-
bins served as Senior State Historian for
two years and is the current Senior State
Corresponding Secretary. Members and
seniors have chaired numerous state
committees. Members Laurence Glover,
Danielle Melvin, Tatum Milton, Adrian
Schell, and Gabrielle Simpson. are state
committee chairmen forthe 2013-14 year.
Laura Robbins Schell is'Senior Chairman
of the State' Magazine Advertisement
Blue Springs Society, N.S.CAR. has 32
members. The youngest member is Joel
David Melvin, 8 months old. His Uncle
Tommy just "aged out" in May at age 22.
The newest member is Madison Olivia
Morris, who is 14.
Adrian Schell reported on the State
Panhandle Packet Meeting he recent-
ly attended to learn about the : state
president's project, "Save Our Marine
Robert K. Dunaway, Past President of Wil-
liam Dunaway Chapter, SAR, surprised Blue
Springs Society Senior President Mary Rob-
bins with the SAR Medal of Appreciation. The
awards reads, in grateful recognition of her
outstanding service to the Sons of the Ameri-
can Revolution and'the Blue Springs Society,
C.A.R.' Robbins has supported SAR and been
a C.A.R. leader for more than 10 years.
. ... SubMiRED PHOTOS
Blue Springs Society, C.A.R. members celebrated their 10th anniversary on Aug. 25 by eating
frozen yogurt and birthday cake.
Former Blue Springs Society President Bryce Blue Springs Society President Danielle Melvin and Senior President Mary Robbins pose with
Melvin introduces a new society member, Joel special guests at the 10th anniversary celebration. Pictured from left: DAR National Vice Presi-
David Melvin. dent General Barbara Makant; Blue Springs Society Senior Organizing President Ellen Wright;
SDanielle Melvin; Mary Robbins; and N.S.C.A.R. National Senior Vice President for the South-
Environment: S.O.M.E. Things Are Worth eastern Region Mimi Leroy-Marler.
saving." UAR. members across me state
will raise funds to help the Mote Marine
Animal Hospital. On Oct. 12 members
will take their sleeping bags to Sarasota
to spend the night with the "fishes" at the
The next Blue Springs Society meeting.
will be the annual DAR/C.A.R/SAR Con-
stitutionWeek luncheon on Sept.21, at 11
a.m. in MacKinnon Hall of St. Luke's Epis-
copal Church in Marianna. The speaker
will be Judge William L. Wright. The cost
of the Dutch treat meal is $12. Reserva-
tions must be' made before Sept. 15 by
contacting Mary Robbins at 209-4066 or
AMERICAN LEGION POST 100 DINNER
The American Legion Post
100 and Auxiliary Unit
100 met for its monthly
dinner meeting on Aug. 9 in
Marianna. The special guest
speaker for the evening was,
Marianna City Manager Jim
Dean, who provided informa-
tion on the many improvement
projects the city is working on
throughout Marianna. Dean
also held a question-and-an-
swer session and he was con-,..
gratulated for mhe great job he
is doing for Marianna. Pictured
are the Post Vice-Commander
Tommy Grainger and Dean..
'Common Core on
topic for Monday
Special to the Floridari
Patriots of Jacksdn Coun-
ty will hold its monthly
meeting on Monday,
Sept. 16, at 6 p.m., at-the
Jackson County 'Agricul-
ture Center on Highway
90 West (next to the Na-
tional Guard Armoriy) in
Guest speaker is Ve-
linda Root, a native Flo-'
ridian, longtime teacher
and concerned grandpar-
ent who has watched the
public 'school drasti-
cally change during her
teaching career. She will
be addressing Common
Core from a teacher's
Also, speaking is retired.
USAF Lt. Col.Debbie
Gunnoe, an educational
liberty researcher. She is
doing extensive research
on curriculum being used
under Common Core.
pastors, educators and
those who believe in a
are urged to attend. Ad-
mission is free.-
thorities say a Tamripa
Bay area woman used
'a Taser stun gun on her
adult daughter because
she didn't like the way the
other woman cleans their
The Pasco County.. "
Sheriff's Office reports
,that 48-year-old Cynthia
Alexander approached her
28-year-old daughter, who
was sitting on the couch,
Tuesday evening. Alexan-
der reportedly punched&:'
her daughter in the face
and chest. The daughter ,'
fought back, scratching .
Alexander, but then Alex-
ander pulled out the Taser '
and sent 5 million volts
into the daughter's face.
The TampaBay Times
reports that the daughter
eventually ran outside,
where a neighbor inter-
vened and called deputies.
The daughter didn't-`
want to press charges, but'
deputies still arrested Al-
exander and charged her
with aggravated domestic
She was being held on
A Broward Sheriff's
deputy has life-threaten-
ing injuries after crash-
ing his cruiser into a tree
as he traveled south on
Interstate 95 in Pompano
O, officials say the crash,
occurred at 6:16 an.m.
Wednesday while 32-year-
old Deputy Daniel Rivera
was heading to work. Rive-
ra is assigned tothe Pom-
pano Beach district of the
Broward Sheriff's Office.
1He is a 10-year veteran
of the department. The
' sheriff's office says Rivera
was in critical condition at
It was not immediately
knownwhat caused the
Naval Air Station
AIR STATION -. Members
of the Navy and Marines.
stationed at Pensacola
Naval Air Station paid
tribute to the victims of '
Sept. 11,2001 in a somber
They also paid tribute
Wednesday to the more
than 6,500 members of
the U.S. military who
have died in combat in
the last 12 years and the
thousands more who have
SCapt. Keith Hoskins,
commander of Naval Air
Station Pensacola, said'the
attacks against the U.S..,
only hardened the resolve
' of the military to fight ter-
rorism. Hundreds of men
and women in uniform
stood at attention as bell
tolled and locations of the
9/11 attack and lives lost
in each attack were read
aloud. The ceremony end-
ed with a 21-gun salute .
S.. -:.. From wire reports. .,.
BEN SAUNDERS, D.M.D.
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Former U.S. Rep. Clay Shaw dies at 74
The Associated Press
U.S. Rep. Clay Shaw, a long-
time veteran of Congress
who helped then-Presi-
dent Bill Clinton achieve
his goal of ending "welfare
as we know it," has died
following a lengthy battle
with lung cancer.
: Shaw's family said in a
statement that he died
Tuesday night at Holy
Cross Hospital in Fort Lau-
derdale. He was 74. "
Shaw spent .26 years
in. Washington and was
among the first in a line'of
Republicans who helped
transform Florida from a
state dominated by just
Sone political party into the
battleground state that it is
He held positions in the
city of Fort Lauderdale,
including mayor, before
riding into office with
President Ronald Reagan
in 1980. He: survived sev-
eral spirited challenges to
his South Florida seat only
to finally lose his spot dttr-
ing a Democratic wavein
"Clay cherished his time
in the U.S. Congress repre-
senting the people of South
Florida," said his wife Emi-
lie Shaw in a statement.
"He was a devoted family
man setting a fine example
for our 15 grandchildren.
They willalway be proud
of Clay's love of country."
One of Shaw's standout
moments was his role in
sponsoring and helping
shepherd in 1996 a con-
tentious bill to reform the
nation's safety net known
The measure put in place
time and work require-
ments on welfare ben-
eficiaries and gave states
a much greater say in run-
ning the program.
Shaw, had worked on
previous'efforts to change
the program but that leg-
islation had stalled before
Republicans won con-
trol of Congress in 1994.
Clinton, however, twice
vetoed welfare overhaul
bills, prompting Shaw to
complain at one point that
the Democratic president
had "caved -in to the liberal
wing of his party,"'
SClinton, who, was run-
ning for re-election at the
dime, finally signed a third
overhaul into law in Au-
gust 1996 despite criticism
from some Democrats that
S' : ""THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE
Rep. E. Clay Shaw, Jr., R-Fla., waits to introduce acting FEMA
Director David Paulison, on Capitol Hill before the Senate
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
hearing on May 24.2006. '
.the measure would hurt the Americanr people, for
the nation's poor. the poor."
Shaw, right before'the "He spent a long career in
bill was passed, said that Congress trying.to accom-
the "the degree of success plish, without partisanship
that we are going to have or rancor, what was best
is going to be a victory for for the people in his con-
gressional district," said
former Republican U.S.
Sen. George LeMieux, who
once interned for Shaw.
.S. Sen. Marco Rubio
said in a statement that he
was "impressed with Clay's
work on the causes he was
most passionate about."I
Eric Eikenberg,, who
served as Shaw's chief of.
staff ,for nearly four years,
called'Shaw a "true gentle-
man." and wvonderftl boss.
He recalled that while serv-
ing as 'Shaw's campaign
manager in 2000 that he
had failed to properly file
some election paperwork
which meant Shaw had to
pay a fee in orderto qualify
Instead of yelling at him,
Eikenberg recalled that he
said: "It's not going to be
your last mistake."
' Eikerberg said- Shaw
"really: took legislating to
heart" and did not actively
"He was more interested
in accomplishing legisla-
tive objectives than wor-
rying about what cable
television interview he
was going to be on," said
During his lengthy career
in Congress, Shaw also led
an effort to eliminate Social
Security earning penalties
for working seniors arid
he also pushed through
federal legislation to help
restore the Everglades.
Shaw survived close
calls including nearly los-
ing during 2000 election
that saw George W. Bush
win Florida and the
presidency by 537 votes
over Al Gore. Shaw, whose
district included parts of
south Florida that became
the target of Gore's push
for a recount, had to en-
dure his own recount be-
fore winning by less than
His political career was
finally derailed in 2006 by
Ron Klein who repeatedly
criticized Shaw over Medi-
care, the federal health care
prograin for the elderly.
Shaw was born in Mi-
ami aind earned degrees,
including a law degree,
from Stetson University
while also earning a MBA
from the University of
Alabama. He was elected
mayor of Fort Lauderdale
in 1975. ,
He is survived by his wife
Emilie, four children and.
15 grandchildren. He will
be buried'in Cuba, Ala.
Election chief wants support for oter purge
The Assoc.lede Pres .
TALLAHASSEE -- Flor-
ida's top election official,
stung by criticism thai the
state previously relied on
flawed data, wants to win
support from skeptical
election supervisors about
a coming effort to remove
non-U.S. citizens from the
state's voter rolls.
Secretary of State Ken-
Wednesday that he will
. hold five meetings with
county election officials
,in October on what he's
calling a "Project Integrity
that Florida's voter purge is
an effort by, Republicans .the statelook for non-U.S.
to intimidate naturalized citizens on the rolls. The
citizens who are likely mi- state initially compared a
norities. But Detzner made list of driver's licenses with
,it clear in a statement that voter registration data
Florida has no plans to and came up with a list of
back awayfrom its already 180,000 voters suspected
announced plans to iden- of not being citizens.
tify potential non-U.S. citi- That list was. pared back
zens and remove.them. to a much smaller one of
This time around, more than 2,600 registered
though, state officials want voters that was sent to
to discuss the process they county election officials
will use prior to distribut- lastyear.
ing any lists of potentially Many election supervi-
ineligible voters to county .sors, however, did notwind
officials. County election up removing anyone after
Supervisors are the only questions arose about the
Sones with power to remove law and the accuracy of
a voter, the list.
Republican Gov' Rick' Florida then reached an
Scott first pushed to have agreement with the U.S.
Rock python kills husky in suburban S
The Associated Press
SMIAMI '- There's an- .
other'kind of python hunt
happening in South Flor- 4
ida, where a 10-foot-long 4n1
snake killed a Siberian a
husk s in i s backyard.
State and local authori-
tdes are canvassing the
on the edge of the Ever-
glades in western Nliami-
Dade County., hoping to.
find more northern African
p thons and distributing s-c.,u,:
flyers to help residents dis-
,tinuih tie snakes from This Aug. 30 photo provided by,the Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission shows a 10-foot-North African
Burmese pAs on a'o python that killed a Siberian husky in Miami.
Also known, as rock py- -
thons, northern African state sanctioned a. public, related emergencies.
pythons in" Florida have hunt for them earlierthis The 10-foot-long, 38-
mostly been contained to
the area where they were
first spotted in 2002.
The Florida Fish and
Commission hopes they
still have a chance to wipe
out the. population be-
fore it can! take hold like
the Burmese- python, an
invasive species that has
been so destructive to na-
tive mammal populations
in the Everglades that the
rp tTir's mm
One of the pythons stran-
gled, a 60-pound husky
Aug. 30 as the dog's horri-
fied owners watched. The
family called 911, but the
dog died by the time help
"The snake was wrapped
around the dog's head,
neck and torso," said Capt.
SJeff Fobof Miami-DadeFire
Rescue's Venom One unit,
which responds to snake-
a IP^Yti ri
pound snake was captured
and given to state wildlife
officials, who euthanized
The snake ;had puncture
wounds from where the
dog bit it, but it was not
known whether the snake
sawthedogas preyorif the
dog somehow provoked
the reptile, Fobb said.
Department of Homeland
Security to screen names
on a federal immigration
database. That yielded a
list of nearly 200 names.
Some of those on that list
included voters who ad-
mitted that they are not,
But the state was or-
dered to halt its search for
non-U.S. citizens because
of a lawsuit filed by voting
rights groups. After a key
U.S. Supreme Court deci-
sion this summer Detzner
said the state would re-
sume its effort to find non-
U.S. citizens. State offi-
cials, however, have yet to
give county officials a new
"It was a healthy dog, a
dog that we consider ca-
pable of defending itself.,
It just maybe bit off more
than it could chew when
it got too near the snake,"
It's the fourth rock py,
thon removed from the
area this year, Fobb said.
Rock pythons are far out-
numbered by Burmese py-
thons, but they tend to be'
a little meaner, Fobb said.
"They might bite a little
more. I would say their
disposition is a little worse
than the Burmese python,"
More than 25 rock py-
thons have been removed
from the area since 2009,
butit's difficult to estimate
how large the population
might be, said conserva-
'tion commission spokes-
woman Carli Segelson.
The conservation com-
mission encourages to re-
port sightings of northern
African'pythons and other
exotic species to a hotline,
Miami-Dade votes to
keep all libraries open
The Associated Press
County's libraries and
their workers are safe -
During a marathon ses-
sion that stretched into
early Wednesday morn-
ing, Miami-Dade com-
missioners decided to use
a rainy-day fund to avoid
cutting library hours and
laying off 169 workers,
The Miami Herald re-
ports the, plan comes
at a cost. It will create a
$20 million budget defi-
cit next year to continue
funding the 49 libraries
at the same level as this
Mayot Carlos Gimenez
warned against tapping
into the one-time re-
serves, saying if no chang-
es are made the county
will have to either cut
services or raise property
taxes next year.
Commissioners voted 8-
4 in favor of using$7.8 mil-
lion in library reserves.
Library workers attend-
ed the hearing, which
.started at 5:01 p.m..Tues-
day and ended at 1:35
The' Herald reports the
board briefly gave consid-
..eration to a proposal by
Commissioner Sally Hey-
man to raise the property
tax rate that funds librar-
ies in a reversal of a de-
cision in July to hold the
rate steady. Seven of the
13 commissioners ap-.
peared to favor the pro-
posal and delay the final
budget hearingfromr Sept.
19 to October.
Fearing a veto by, the
,mayor, however, they opt-
ed for using the reserve
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JACKSON COUNTYFLORIDAN www.jcflori'dn.com
Zimmerman probe on hold
until evidence surfaces
The Associated Press
LAKE MARY-The inves-
tigation of a domestic dis-
pute between George Zim-
merman and his estranged
wife is on hold because
there is no clear evidence
to charge anyone and nei-
ther side wants to press the
case, a police spokesman
That could change if new
evidence surfaces or tech-
nicians are able to extract
video that recorded the
dispute from Shellie Zim-
merman's smashed iPad,.
said Officer Zach Hudson.
Law enforcement analysts
are having difficulty ob-
taining the video because
the iPad is in bad shape, he
"We have concluded the
investigation with what
we have to work with right
now," Hudson said..
The dispute took place
Monday, just days after
Shellie Zimmerman filed
divorce papers. In the pa-
pers, Zimmerman, 26, said
she hadseparated from her
husband a month after he
was acquitted in the 2012
fatal shooting death of un-
armed black teen Trayvon
A police report on the
dispute released Wednes-
day shed some light on
Shellie Zimmerman, ac-
companied by her father
and a friend, was remov-
ing some belongings from
the couple's house when
George Zimmerman, who
still liVes there, arrived
and began taking photos
of her. the report said. The
house is owned by Shellie
George Zimmerman re-
corded the items she re-
moved from the house and
also the belongings she
had placed in her father's
truck, the report said.
SZimmerman said his wife
was;"taking property that
was not agreed upon and
her began taking :pictures
and recording the items,"
the report said.
Shellie Zimmerman then
took her iPad and started
recording her husband
George Zimmerman (right) is escorted to a home by a Lake
Mary police officer on Monday in Lake Mary after a domestic
incident in the neighborhood where Zimmerman and his wife
Shellie lived during his murder trial.
taking photos of her, au-
thorities said. George Zim-
merman went in the house
and locked the front door.
What happened next is
Shellie Zimmerman told
investigators she heard her
father screaming from the
garage. Her father, David
Dean, told her that Zim-
merman had hit him in
the face, the report said.
She said her husband then
smashed her iPad. I
During a 911 call, she
also told police that George
Zimmerman was threaten-
ing her and her father with
a gun. Later, however, She
said she had not seen a
. gun. Police said they found
no gun, but that Shellie
Zimmerman's father "did
have a swollen red mark
on the bridge of his nose."
At a news conference
late Wednesday, Shellie
Zimmerman was with her
attorney, Kelly Sims, but
didn't answer any ques-
tions about -what hap-
pened. Sims cited the on-
going divorce proceedings
and probation as the rea-
son. Sims defended his cli-
ent's initial assertions that
her husband was armed.
Sims said Shellie Zim-
merman found packaging
for a new holster in the
trash 'that day and has al-
Ways known him to carry
"Bottom line, Shellie had
every reason to believe
there was a gun," Sims
Sims said his client is
hoping to move on as soon
"The only thing Shellie
wants out of the end of this
relationship is for it to end
with a whimper and not a
bang," Sims said.
eIn the report George Zim-
mermar told investigators
that his wife had told him
she was done picking up
her- belongings. He said he
locked the front door and
wentto the garageto close it
when Shellie Zimmerman's
father confronted him, ac-
cording to the report.
father threw down his
glasses. and charged his
son-in-law, according to
George Zimmerman's ac-
count.. Shellie Zimmer-
man at some point hit her
husband with her iPad,
George Zimmerman told
Police officers asked
George Zimmerman to
remove his shirt so they
could see if there were
marks on his back. "There
were no signs of trauma,
redness or marks of any
kind in the area where he
said he was struck," the re-
As many as seven people
were atthe house and they
all have been questioned
by investigators, Hud-
son said. The friends said
they didn't see what hap-
pened and footage from
the house's' surveillance
cameras was inconclusive,
Man gets 23 years
in fatal shooting
DESTIN -A judge
sentenced a Florida Pan-
handle man to 23.6 years
in prison for his part in
the fatal shooting of a man
during a drug deal.
SArderious Warren plead-
ed guNt. JuJy 25 to second-
degree murder and first-
degree attempted murder
in the 2012 shooting that
left Junior Christopher
Ferguson dead and Peter
Frazier injure. The judge
on MNionday ruled that 26-
year-old Warren will serve
"life probation" upon his, '
release from prison. .
SThe Northwest Florida
Daily Newis reports WVarren
dros Blackshear met
the pair at Destin's Gulf
on Nov. 15,2012, to buy
Blackshear was sen-
ieiced to life in prison fol-
lo'ving a trial in February.
after dangling baby
TAMPA -A 25-year-old
woman faces a child ne- -
glect charges afierposting
a photo on social medik
that showed her dangling
a baby over an aparrment
Friends of Aisha Jean
Clark called Tampa'police
on Tuesday after spotting
the photo on Instagiam .
.-under her account handle.
The Tampa Bay Times
reports police asked'
the woman if she knew
why they were at her" '.
:An arrest report said
Clark showed officers the
photo on her iPad. She
told them she dangled
the baby because she was
"mad" and was "making a
point." She also said she
can do what she wants
with her baby.
The woman and baby
were wearing the same
clothes as they were in the
The woman remained in
the Hillsborough County
Jail Wednesday afternoon.
Disney to hold
LAKE BUENA %ISTA
-Disney is holding a
workshop in November to
encourage other compa-
nies to hire veterans.
Disney officials said
Tuesday that its Veterans
Institute workshop in
November will show some
300 small and mid-sized
companies how to build
veteran hiring programs of
feature experts from
Disney's own veteran-hir-
ing program, government
officials and veterans' ser-
vice organizations. Since"
starting its own program
Last year, Disneyhas hired
2,200 veterans, including
1,500 in central Florida.
Feds oppose bid
Sto delay BP trial
NEW ORLEANS lus-
' tice'Department prosecu-
tors have urged a federal
Sjudge'to reject a request to
postpone the manslaugh-
ter triaj f two BP supervi-
SsoTS who worked on the
rig that exploded in the
Gulf of Mexico in 2010.
li'a court filing Tues-
day, prosecutors said
lawyers for Robert Kaluza
and Donald Vidrine have
: ample time to prepare for
a trial scheduled to start
on Jan. 13.
Defense attorneys have
,,asked for a nine-month '
delay, saying they need
more time to review mil-
lions of pages of docu-
ments provided by the
pleaded not guilty last
year to charges they
botched a key safety test
and disregarded ab- ,
normally high pressure
readings that were signs of
trouble before the blow-
out of BP's Macondo well.
Eleven workers died in the
regulators are signing off
on rate hikes for Tampa
The Florida Public
f Service Commission on
Wednesday approved a
rate hike that would be
spread out over three
years. It's smaller than
what the company initially
The largest portion of
the increase will take
effect this November
followed by increases in
November 2014 and No-
The average residential
customer will pay $5.68
more a month -- a 5.5
percent increase -- start-
ing this year. The two ad-
ditional increases will add
$1.55 a month to bills.
have been asked to ap-
prove another increase
for fuel costs. The PSC is
scheduled to hold hear-
ings on the request in
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l6A THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12,2013 STATE & NATION
How the plan broke through
The Associated Press
kind of hit a wall," Presi-
dent Barack Obama com-
mented last week on his
way to Russia. He meant
his, relationship with Mos-
cow, but the remark came
to apply as well to other
leaders abroad, lawmakers
at home and AmerIcans at
large, all standing'in the
way of what he wanted to
do about Syria, which was
to attack it.
Just days later, military
action is on hold, 'a diplo-
matic .effprt to have Syria
turn over its chemical
weapons has some steam
so ,terribly alone. The po-
tentialway out took shape
with an episodeakin to pal-
ace intrigue: Obama and
Putin pulling up chairs in a
comer of a stately room at
the summer hbme of Peter
the Great, after a very late
night of fireworks and la-
sers etching the St. Peters-'
burg sky. And it grew from
A look at how the past
days' parallel tracks -.
pushing for approval of a
ing.to give diplomacy a
Obama pressed his case
with world ..leaders at
Sthe Group of 20 summit,
which included an opulent
dinner last Thursdaynight
With ballet dancers and
fire jugglers. After Friday's
round of meetings, the
burden of a looming mili-
tary strike in retaliation for
Syrian chemical weapons
use and the lack of explicit
support from summit part-
ners weighed visibly on the
With plenty of U.S.-Rus-
sian tensions simmer-
ing, Obama decided there
would be no formal one-
on-one with Putin. But the
Russian leader, the Syrian
government's leading pa-
tron on the world stage,
approached him Friday
and they pulled chairs to-.
.T. HEASSOCIATED PRESS
President Barack Obama addresses the nation in a live
televised speech from the East Room of the White House in
Washington on Tuesday. .
gether off to the side. returned from a summer
SFlanked only by inter- break that had kept many
prefers, with'other leaders of them engaged on Syria
looking on, they launched only from afar. They'd al-
into a 20-minute .discus- ready, though, gotten an
sion about Syria. There earful, from constituents
was no breakthrough..on againstmilitaryaction.
one vexing aspect of their .Back in .Washington
disagreement- thefuture lawmakers were, shown a
of Syrian President Bashar collection of videos, also
Assad., However, Putin released publicly, show-
broached anidea that the ing victims of the Aug." 21
two leaders, had first dis- chemical attacks that the
cussed a-year ago at the G-" U.S. blames on Assafs-
20 summit in Mexico"-an' forces: There were repeat-
international agreement ed presentations of those
to secure Syria's chemical videos, to bring home the
weapons stockpiles. brutality of gassing, al-
Obana agreed that could though they did not prove
be an area for cooperation who was responsible.
and'suggested Secretary of More and more lawmak-
State John Kerry and Rus- ers stepped forward to
sian Foreign Minister Ser- declare their -opposition
gey Lavrov follow up. to military strikes. The-dy-
Since, Aug. 23, adminiis-
traftion officials have had
discussions about Syria
with more than 370 Hquse
members: and nearly all
senators, according to the
White House count. The
pace picked up on 'the
weekend and into Monday,
as members of Congress
namics for and against
military action were
DIPLOMACY BREAKS OUT
SOn Monday morning,
Kerry, in London, held
a news conference with
British Foreign Secretary
. William Hague, greeted
outside by 50 protest-
ers chanting, "Keep your
hands off Syria."
"I think it would be good
to hear people saying to a
dictator, "Keep your hands
off chemical weapons that
kill your own people,'"
Kerry retorted .inside the
Since early in the crisis,
and until Obama stepped
up; Kerry had been the
main figure pitching the
Syrian strategy. This time,
he swened verbally in the
other direction, stating
U.S. action against Syria
would be '"unbelievably
small,"' raising questions
about why bother.
When Kerry was asked if
Assad could do anything
to avoid an attack, he ut-
tered 20 words that set off'
a rapid chain of events. .
"Sure," he said. "He can
turn over every single bit
of his chemical weapons
to the international com-
munity in the nbxt week."
He raised both arms for
emphasis and continued:
"Turn it over, all of'it, with-
out delay, and allow a full
and total accounting for
that. But he isn't about to
do it, and it can't be done,
On the flight home, Kerry
spoke on the phone with
Lavrov, the Russian for-
eign minister. Lavrov told
Kerry he had heard his
comments in London and
Russia was getting ready to
make an announcement.
By the time Kerry landed
in the U.S., Russia had
made its proposal to place
Syrian chemical weapons
out of Assad's control, Syr-
ia had welcomed the idea,
other nations and the Unit-
ed Nations had embraced
it in principle, and some
members of Congress were
beginning to see possible
way out of the jam.
Kerry's staff initially sug-
gested that the secretary's
words were merely a rhe-
torical flourish. But by the
end of the day, though ex-
pressing deep skepticism,
Obama declared the Rus-
sian pitch "potentially a
that could head off U.S. air
JACKSON COUNTY FLORIDAN + www.jcflori'an.com
before he could
TheAgsociated.Press burn the Muslim holy
book in March 2011 and
MULBERRY -. Law last year he promoted
enforcement officers ar- an anti-Muslim film. All
rested a, Florida pastor three incidents sparked
Wednesday as he drove'to violence in the Middle
aparktolight nearly 3,000 East and Afghanistan.
Qurans on fire to' protest. The most violent pro-
'the Sept. 11,2001 terrorist test happened after the
attacks. 2011 Quran burning as
Polk County sheriff's hundreds of protesters
deputies arrested Pastor stormed a .U.N. corn-
Terry Jones, 61, and his pound in Mazar-i-Sharif
associate pastor, Marvin in northern Afghanistan,
Sapp Jr., 44, each on a killing 'seven foreigners,
felony charge of unlawful including four, Nepalese
conveyance of fuel as they guards.
travelled in a pickup truck Jones has repeatedly ig-
towing' a large barbe- nored pleas from the U.S. ,
cue-style grill filled, with military asking him not to :
Qurans soaked in kero- stage his protests. Military
sene. Jones had said he officials say his actions
was heading to a nearby put American aid West-.
park to burn 2,998 Qurans ern troops in Afghanistanh
- one for every victim of and elsewhere in danger.
the Sept. 11,, 2001, ter- Mulberry is a town of
rorist attacks. Sheriff's about 3,000 between Or-'
officials saod Wednesday lando and-Tampa and has
night that Jones was also no connection to Jones'
charged with. unlawful church, which recently
open-carry of a firearm, moved out of itsGaines-
a misdemeanor, and that ville building.
Sapp 'faces a charge of An Egyptian court con-
having no valid registra- victed Jones, along with
tion for the trailer.- seven Egyptian Coptic
SBoth were being booked Christians, in absentia,
Wednesday night into the sentencing them to death
Polk County jail, accord- on charges linked to the
ing to Sheriff Grady Judd. film. The ruling was seen
Mulbery's mayor, along as largely symbolic be-
with area elected officials, cause Jones and the other
a sheriff's deputy and sev- defendants live outside of
eral Polk County residents Egypt :
have talked about the Just last week, a federal
need to express love and judge in Michigan-.issued
tolerance for all faiths on a summary judgment
Sept. 11., in favor of Jones and his
Jones is the pastor of a organization, Stand Up
small evangelical Chris- America Now, against the
tian church. He first city of Dearborn for re-'
gained attention in 2010 quiring Jones and his or-
when he planned to burn ganization to sign a city-'
a Quran on the anniver- issued agreement in order-
sary of 9/11, although to speak on public prop-
he eventually called- it ertyinfrontof a Dearborn
off. His congregation did mosque in 2012.
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trained to help sign people
Sup for health insurance
under the Affordable Care
Act wont be allowed to
conduct outreach at coun-
ty health. departments
across the state, accord-
ing to' a recent directive
from the Florida Depart-
ment of Health. Federal
health officials blasted
the move as an attempt
to intimidate those
trying to* help the
Local health depart-
ments can accept bro-
chures and other outreach
material about insurance
under the new state ex-
change, but .the materi-
als will apparently only
be distributed if someone
asks for it. Agency officials
said they sent a memo ear-
lier this week to provide
clarity for local depart-
ments around the state
about the counselors, also
called navigators, because
the navigaio'rs aren't acting
on behalf of the siate. The
directive comes just weeks
before the Oct. 1 launch
date to start enrolling in
the state exchange and po-
litical hype is ramping up
on both sides of the aisle
about the controversial
health law. ,
S"This program 'has
raised privacy concerns
due to the consumer
information that will be
gathered for use in a fed-
,eral database.. In light of
this uncertainty arid as
an integrated Depart-
ment of Health we sought
to provide a consistent
message across each
county in Florida,'!" the
agency said in a statement
Gov. Rick Scott and At-
torney. General Pam
Bondi have' expressed
similar concerns, about
privacy recently, joining
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starting on the Calhoun
State Road 69 South will
be resurfaced this year
from US. 90 in Grand
Ridge all the way to Cal-
houn County, a distance of
more than 15 miles.
State Road 73 and State
Road 166 from County
Road 167 to the Chipola
River are also on the resur-
State Road 77 is set for an
.8.3-mile resurfacing, from
the Washington County'
line to just south of Brown
Street in Graceville.
State Road 2 will see some
resurfacing in 2015, but
two of those projects will
start this year. The Work
plan includes a 6.4-mile
section from Basswood
Road to the Georgia state
line, and a 5.6-mile section
from Cowart's Creek to
State "Road 71/10 Oth Street
U.S. 231 is scheduled
for improvements in sev-
eral areas over the next two
will commence this year
for repaying a section of SR
71 North. from 5th Avenue
in Jackson County to the
Alabama state line, a dis-
tance of almost four miles.
will get underway this fis-
cal year on a 2015'plan to
Sresurface a large segment
of State Road 73. 'Plans
: are to start at the Calhoun
County line and continue
15 miles to the point where
SR 73 meets Faiview Road
in Jackson County..
Early engineering work
will also start this year to
resurface a 4.2 section of
U.S. 231, the area thatlies
between' New Bethel Road
^ and the Alabama state
Two bridges on SR 71
over"Rocky Creek will be
repaired in 2015, with
preliminary design work
scheduled for the current
fiscal year. The state also
plans to repair the Chipola
River Bridge at U. S. 90 in
NMarianna that year. The
State Road 166 Chipola
River Bridge is scheduled
; for repairs this year.
-' will begin this year as early
?-planning continues for a
sidewalk at U.S. 90 and
Russ Street in Marianna.
Several other lackson
'* County projects are also
on the state's 2013-14 work
Review: Slick iOS 7 shines on Apple's new iPhones
The Associated Press
1if. One' of the best
tings about Apple's lat-
est iPhones is the slick
new iOS 7 software that
runs the devices. But that
soupedup o operating sys-
tem could end up hurt-
ing sales because the free
software upgrade will also
work on iPhones released
since 2010; giving owners
of the older models less
incentive ,to buy Apple's
even Apple's software boss
Craig Federighi alluded
to this potential problem
while he was bragging
about iOS 7 at the conm-
pany's unveiling of its new
phones Tuesday. He pre-
dicted that anyone who
elects to install the soft-
ware will feel "like they're
getting an all-new device."
I understood what
Federighi meant once I
was able to see the iOS
7's improvements in ac-
tion on Apple's two new
iPhones, the 5C and the
5S. Although Apple an-
nounced iOS 7 at a con-
ference three months ago,
Tuesday marked the first
time the company allowed
reporters to experience
the software hands-on.
Although the iPhone 5C
is less expensive than its
predecessor, the iPhone
5,-iOS 7 almost made it
look fancier than previous
generations. As an iPhone
5.owner. I was feeling a bit
envious until I remenm-
bered that I'll be able to
spiff up my device, too,
when the software is re-
leased on Sept. 18. The op-
erating system will work
on the iPhone 4 and later
models, iPad 2s and sub-
sequent versions, and the
iPod Touch that came out
late last year.
iOS 7 looks much differ-
ent than previous versions
cause it no longer displays
iPhone apps as three-di-
mensional, embossed ob-
jects meant to mirror their
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Members of the media review the new iPhone 5c during a new product announcement at
Apple headquarters on Tuesday, Sept. 10. in Cupertino. Calif. Apple's latest iPhones will come
in a bevy of colors and two distinct designs, one made of plastic and the other that aims to be
"the gold standard of smartphones" and reads your fingerprint.
SThe icons instead are flat-
ter and more colorful.
Any significant change
in design typically upsets
users familiar with the old
way of doing things, but
I suspect the complaints
about iOS 7 will be muted
. unless there are some ter-
rible bugs in the software
that weren't evident dur-
ing the brief time that I
was given to experiment.
I am fairly certain most
people who download
iOS 7 are 'going to be
pleased. The software
makes it easier to navigate
around an iPhone and
adds some compelling
new features. ,, ....':
SThe additions include
the ability, to stream mu-
sic through an advertis-
called iTunes Radio and
five free apps that used to
cost consumers anywhere
from 99 cents to $4.99
apiece. The free apps are
Apple's photo-editing tool,
iPhoto, and video-editing
program, iMovie, as well
as work-oriented apps
called Pages, Numbers
and Keynote. .
Apple doesn't appear, to
be removing any popular
apps built into the oper-
ating system, as best as I
could tell. The company
did that last year when it
replaced Google's map-
ping app with its own nav-
igation system only to be
ridiculed for misguiding
users with shoddy direc-
tions. Apple isn't bringing
back Google Maps with
,iOS 7, but it is promising
that its alternative is get-
ting better. .f
The softwRare upgrade
also will make it easier to
take better pictures on the
iPhone and automatically
sort photos into different
categories to denote par-
ticular events. I particu-
larly liked a feature that
lets you control how the
camera operates by tog-
gling between options at
the bottom of the screen
with the swipe of a finger.
Once the camera is' open
in IOS 7, the choices in-
clude taking square, pan-
oramic or standard photo.
The bottom-of-the screen
controls also include an
option to switch to video
When taking a picture
in iOS 7, photographers
can also choose a filter
to use as they snap the
photo rather than waiting
to.touch up the shot later.
/When shooting video,
shots can be zoomed in
while recording. I can't do
any of that on my iPhone 5
because it is still powered
by iOS 6.
The new system also
makes it easier to see and
scroll through apps more
quickly by clicking twice
on the home button. When
this action is performed in
iOS 6, the iPhone apps are
spread across a horizontal
row at 'the bottom of the
screen. Do the same thing
in iOS 7, and the apps are
transbfornfed into large
tiles displayed horizontal-
ly across the center of the
screen in an effort to help
users do more multitask-
ing on the iPhone.
Apple is also making it
easier to access frequent-
ly used controls such as
an airplane mode by en-
abling users to pull up the
panel from the bottom of
the display screen instead
of finding and pressing a
Other than the new
software, the iPhone, 5C
isn't anything special, as
one might expect from a
The only thing that re-
ally distinguishes the 5C
from the iPhone 5 is that
it's housed in plastic in-
stead of aluminum. Some
consumers will no doubt
GOP stopgap spending plan to be delayed
T" ih Aiscciated Pres,
revolt by tea party con-
servatives forced House
GOP leaders on Wednes-
day to delay a vote on a
temporary spending bill
required to prevent a gov-
eminent shutdown next
GOP leaders pulled the
measure from the House
schedule after initial vote
counts showed them
running into opposi-
tion from several dozen
From Page IA '
youngster in the facel.
Hurley and the three
children who were there
then went outside the
house. While outside, wit-
Swho think' the leader-
ship is not' fighting hard
enough' to block imple-
mentation of President
Barack Obama's health
care law.," '.
The conservatives 'are'
unhappy with a plan b-
GOP leaders to advance
the measure through the
House coupled with a
provision to derail iniple-
mentation of the new
health care law but al-
low the Democratic Sen-
ate to send it on to the
White House shorn of the
nesses told authorities.'
Hurley approached '.the
children with a ma-
chete in his hand, and
began to swing it in the
direction of the child who
had been hit with the dic-
tionary. Witness said that
the child quickly jumped
provision so long as there signed to permit the
is a vote on it Democratic-led chamber
The plan by top Repub- to advance the must-do
licans like MNajorityLeader funding measure to the
Eric Cantor of Virginia is president as a "clean" bill
designed to keep govern-
ment agencies running
through Dec. 15. Cantor's
office announced the
The GOP leadership-
sponsored strategy fea-
tures an unusual twist:
The measure would pass
the House as a single bill
but would be decoupled
when presented to the
Senate, a trick de-
out of the chair he was sit-
ting in, and that the ma-
chete struck the chair as
hlie did so. The youngster
had run to the swing set
in the yard, authorities
said, and Hurley allegedly
pursued with the machete
in hand. Officials report
that's free of the assault on
Obama's signature health
The complicated 'plan
landed with a thud
among many tea party
conservatives seeking to
use the must-pass fund-
ing bill to spark a last-
ditch battle with Demo-
crats and Obama on the
health care law. Health
that Hurley swung it in
the direction of the child
.again, and that it struck
the swing where dithe child
had been sitting.
Another adult was noti-
fied of the events and went
to the home, collected all
the children who were
es are slated to begin
functioning on Oct. 1.
"We've got a large nuni-
ber of folks in our con-
ference who have said
they need the vote to
happen this way," ,Rep.
Rob Woodall, R-Ga. "The
leadership tried to craft a
solution that meets those
needs. We may be finding
out that we didn't come
as close to meeting those
needs as folks would have
"I'm not impressed,"
said Rep. Louis Gohmert,
there and called police.
When authorities .ar-
rived to investigate, they
found Hurley sitting on
his porch. He appeared
to have been crying, au-
thorities said. and also
"appeared to be highly
TT 11 : area is the same as the
-I1S subdivision's volunteer
....I. fire general response area
From Page IA for fire service. It stretches
to the Bay County) line off
in taking on the ex- Fairview Road and contin-
pense since more than ues several miles outside
half the EMNIS calls that the subdivision in other
the Compass Lake ENIT directions as well.
responded to were out-, "Wecovermostofsouth-
side the confines of the west Jackson County,"
subdivision. Laymon said. "Silver Lake,
According to Laymon, Alford, up and down Fair-
there were 35 calls in the view to "the county' line.
first six months. Of those, all points in between
about 13 were for service where we're needed. When
within the subdivision, you get a distress call,
The other roughly 22 calls someone struggling to
were outside it but within breathe, or who has been
the coverage area the sub- in an accident and needs
division recognizes. The immediate care, you
EMT's general coverage don't worry about the
said. "We're willing to go,
and we have been doing
Calls are routed to the
subdivision's EMS service
via the county 911 system
when appropriate; the
subdivision has an EMT
on duty seven nights a
week from 4:30 p.m. to
9 p.m. The responding
EMNIT provides immedi-
ate care on-site until a
county ambulance can ar-
rive. Laymon said the ENIMT
stations himself at the
lodge, where most central
activity in the subdivision
takes place. It's going with
the odds to be in closer
proximity' to gatherings,
Laymon said, where some-
one dining in the restau-
rant or swimming in the
pool could have a,.medical
The first six months of
the program was paid for
with some of the money
collected via a special
Municipal Services Tax-
ing Unit that each lot
owner in the subdivision
is required to pay into.
The flat fee of $135 is as-
sessed against each of the
more than 6,000 lots there
and is meant to pay for es-
sential services in the sub-
division. It's in addition
to the regular county ad
valorem tax dollars that all.
county property' owners
pay on their taxable prop-
erty, but Laymon wants a
share of the countybudget
to help pay for the other
half of the year.
On Tuesday, commis-
sioners took no action on
Laymon's request for ad-
ditional dollars from the
county's own budget, but
Branch agreed to look at
the numbers in what he
described as the leanest
budget he's ever helped
draft during his time as a
board member. He is to
report his budget observa-
tions two weeks from now
at the commission meet- '
ing which begins at 6 p.m.
on Tuesday, Sept. 24.
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like the plastic alternative
because it comes in five
colors: green, blue, yellow,
pink and white. The price
also may be more appeal-
ing, with the 5C starting at
$99 with a twvo-year wire-
less contract, a $100 dis-
count from iPhone models
released in previous years.
A higher-end iPhbne
dubbed the 55 boasts sev-
eral advantages that aren't
available on any other
model. The coolest inno-
vation allows you to use
your fingerprint to unlock
ihe' iPhone 5S instead of
relying on a four-digit code
that has to be repeatedly
typed in. The fingerprint
reader can also be used t'o
access Apple's apps and
iTunes store instead of a
Apple CEO Tim Cook
thinks the fingerprint
scanner will revolution-
ize technology security.
"There is going to be a
whole new generation
of kids who grow up not
knowing what a password
is," Cook predicted dur-
ing a brief discussion with
a small group of report-
ers after he left the room
where Apple was demon-
strating its new iPhones.
I found the fingerprint
scanner, called "Toucb
ID," simple to use dur-
ing my brief test of the
5S. It just took less than a
minute for the phone to
record the fingerprint on
my thumb,'instructing me
along the way. Once my
prints were in the phone's
memory bank, all I had to
do was lightly press on the
home button when the 5S
was locked in ,sleep mode
and it quickly opened.
The 5S also contains
a faster processor and
designed to take sharper
pictures and even record
Best of all., though, the 5S
comes with the iOS 7. 1 am
already looking forward to
downloading the software
next week so I can simu-
late what it's like to have a
new iPhone for free.
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Bomb hits Libya's Benghazi on attack anniversary
The Associated Press .'water supply to Tripoli for the nearby streets were which runs through the
a Week, forcing hospitals nearly empty. city from north to south.
TRIPOLI, Libya A car and homes to rely on wells The explosion blew out Several pedestrians were
bomb tore through a Liby- .. and large tanks, a side wall of the building, slightly wounded.
an Foreign Ministry build- 'I"- Other groups have shut leaving desks, filing cabi- Mohammed el-Ubaidi,
ing in the eastern city of ; .. down oil fields to protest nets and computers strewn head of the Foreign Min-
Benghazi on Wednesday, a corruption or demand re- across the concrete rubble, istry branch in Benghazi,
powerful reminder of law- .B fB li I gional autonomy, causing It also damaged the Beng- told Libyan television that
lessness in the North Afri- ithe country to lose out on hazi branch of the Libyan the car carried 60 kilo-
can nation on the anniver- millions of dollars a day in Central Bank. grams (132 pounds) of ex-
sary of a deadly attack on potential revenue. Pictures circulated on plosives and was blown up
the U.S. consulate there as -. t The Benghazi blast Facebook showed men by remote control.
well as the 2001 terror at- -- caused no deaths or seri- carrying dead doves, with No group immediately
tacks in the United States. Il ous injuries, but destroyed one person commenting claimed responsibility for
Prime Minister Ali Zi- the Foreign Ministry that "the dog who did this the attack, which came a
dan issued a stern warn- THEASSOCIATED PRESS branch building in an at- will be punished for the day after bomb disposal
ing to militias blamed for People gather to look at the site of a car bombing in Beng- tack rich in symbolism, guilt of killing doves." An- experts defused an explo-
much of the violence that hazi, Libya, Wednesday, Sept. I. A powerful car bomb exploded' The building once housed other photo shows black sive device found next to
has plagued Libya since Wednesday near Libya's Foreign Ministry building in the heart the U.S. Consulate under smoke smoldering out of the Foreign Ministry head-
the overthrow of dictator of the eastern coastal city of Benghazi, security officials said,
one oveearo to tho date after an attacktherekill' the rule of KingIdris, who the charred Foreign Min- quarters in Tripoli.
Moammar Gadhafi two onebassadbra tOndtheoterafterricans. attack there killed the U.S. am was overthrown in 1969 istry building, along with '"There is a force that
years ago, proclaiming assa a reeoe in a bloodless coup led by wrecked cars and burned doesn't want a state in
that "we will not bow to post office in the capital, The Associated Press that Gadhafi. palm trees. A green tarp place and wants to turn
anyone." Tripoli, taking employees the attackers were seek- The bombing took place was later placed over part Libya into a battlefield of
.But the challenges are hostage. A witness. at the ing to cut off mail to the about 6 a.m., well before of the building. terrorism and explosions,"
mounting. The, prime scene, speaking on condi- southern city of Sabha in anybody was due to arrive The blast also rocked said Zidan, the prime min-
minister said that armed tion of anonymity because retaliation for a rival tribe at the Foreign Ministry for Benghazi's main boule- ister. "The security situa-
men had just stormed a of security concerns, told from Sabha cutting off the work and at a time when vard, Gamal Abdel-Nasser, tion is tough."
Prince Harry loves
Harry says he loves being
an uncle, telling children
at an awards ceremony
that he'd just witnessed
the baby who may one day
be king crack a smile.
*Harry, whowas pushed
back to fourth-in-line to
the British throne fol-
lowing the birth of his
brother's son, Prince.
he'd just visited the 1 V2-
month-old royal, who was
taking a bath.
Harry told 9-year-old
Nikki Christou that it was
the"first time I've seen
him smile." The prince
seems to have warmed to
his new family role, telling
Mary Kirk, the mother of
another child, that being
an uncle was "fantastic."
The ceremony was.
hosted by the WellChild
charity, which is dedicated
to the needs of sick chil-
dren and their families.
restart nuke reactor
recent satellite image ap-
pears to show North Korea
is restarting a plutonium
reactor, in a move that
could raise renewed in-
ternational alarm over its
nuclear weapons program,
a U.S. research institute
The'5 megawatt reactor
at the Nyongbyon nuclear
facilitywas shuttered in
2007 under the terms of a
plans in April to restart it
amid a litany of threats
toward the U.S. and South
Korea after it faced tough-
er international censure
over its latest nuclear and
North Korea has since '
toned down its rhetoric
and stepped up diplomacy
with'rival South Korea, but
Wednesday's finding by
the U.S.-Korea Institute at
Johns Hopkins School of
Studies is a sign that the
regime of Kim Jong Un is
pressing ahead with its
Turkey police clash
onstrators clashed with
police in southeg Turkey
onWednesday for a third
straight night, a day after
the funeral of a 22-year-.
old protester whose death
at a protest has reignited
anti-government anger in
Clashes also broke out
in parts of Ankara'and
From wire reports
CITY OF COTTONDALE FISCALYEAR 2013 2014
CASH BALANCE BROUGHT FORWARD
TAXES:, Millage per $1,000
Ad Valorem Taxes 3.8542
Sales & Use Taxes
Discretionary Sales Taxes
Licenses, Fees, and Permits
Fines and Forfeitures
Charges for Services
Grants State and Federal
TOTAL ESTIMATED REVENUES AND
General Governmental Services
Grants State, & Federal
TOTAL ESTIMATED EXPENDITURES/
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586,193 455,700 1,422,436 105,486 2,569,815
5,280 343,064 348,344
90,912 63,868 154,780
64,000 -41,618 105,618
586,193 455,700 1,422,436 105,486 2,569,815
THE TENTATIVE, ADOPTED, AND/OR FINAL BUDGETS ARE ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE ABOVE
MENTIONED TAXING AUTHORITY AS A PUBLIC RECORD
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has tentatively adopted a
budget for 2013-2014.
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a FINAL DECISION on the
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Thursday Marianna at
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p.m.: Cottondale at Blountstown.
5 p.m. and 6 p.m.: Marianna at
Liberty County. 5 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Marianna Golf Team
Marianna will play Thursday
against Chipley at Sunnyhills
Golf Course at 3 p.m.
Panhandle Heat Gold travel
softball organization will be hold-
ing tryouts for the 10U, 12U,14U,
and 16.U teams onSunday at
i,2 p.m. CST at the Sneads High
.".School softball field. If you have
any questions please contact
Fred Lanphere at 850-559-8660.
Sneads Football Bdoster
Citizens' Field Football Inc.
would like to announce a
meeting set for Saturday at 6
-p.m. at WFEC on Highway 90
Sin Sneads. This will be an open
meeting for current and poten-
tial members, .
For mdre information about
this or other concerns go to '
firstname.lastname@example.org and like
Sus on Facebook at Citizens' Field
bsOptimist Club .
The third annual NE Jackson
County Optimist Club golf
tournament will-be held Friday at
the 18-hole championship golf
Course at Indian Springs Golf
Club in Marianna.
Registration begins at 11 a.m.
W ith a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start.
SThe cost for the event is $55,
f which includes 18 holes of golf.
green fee, cart fee, meal and vari-
S ous prizes.
To pre-register for the event,
Scall Liz Jackson at 850-557-8637
Sor James Miller at 850-209-1621,
Sor fax your information to 850-
S Golf Tournament
The Men's Ministry with
Christian Covenant Church
will host a golf tournament on
. Saturday starting at 8 a.rn. at
the Dogwood Lakes Golf Club in
The format will be a four-
person scramble at $60 per
player. This includes the cart,.
green fee, prizes and lunch.
For more information, contact
Bud Edwards at 592-5011 or
Richard Gable at 592-6160.
Chipola Baseball Showcase
Chipola College's annual
Select Baseball Showcase is set
'for Sept.21 at the Chipola field.
Theevent is open to all'high
school juniors or seniors who
are current members of a varsity
baseball learn. :
Chipola head coach Jeff John-
son is expecting from 50 to 100
pro and college scouts to attend.
The showcase will be in a pro-
style setup with two different
time slots players can choose to
The showcase is, by invitation
only by high school coaches,
summer league coaches. Chipola
coaches, other college coaches
and/or professional scouts.
Registration deadline is Sept.
11. Participants must provide
proof of insurance and sign a
waiver of liability. Cost is $125.
Check-in opens at 8 a.m. on
Sept. 21. The event will continue
rain or shine with indoor facilities
available. Players should wear
baseball pants and bring their
own bats. spikes, gloes, hats
For information, call Johnson
at 850-718-2332. o'r visit www.
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Chipola's Bowers commits to FSU
forward Cinmeon Bowers
became the latest Indians
player, to make his col-
lege choice known Tues-
day when he committed
to the Florida State Semi-
noles and coach Leonard
The 6-foot-6 Wiscon-
sin native averaged 11
points and 6.9 rebounds
per game as a freshman
last season to earn a first
team All Panhandle Con-
ference selection. .
Bowers was also con-
sidering Louisville and
Memphis, but pulled the
trigger on his commit--
ment to- FSU after mak-
ing an official visit,to the
school last weekend.
"I'm really excited for
Lady Pirates top CHS
to remain unbeaten
The Sneads Lady Pirates overcame a sur-
prisingly close second set to pull out their
sixth consecutive three-set win Tuesday
night, knocking off Cottondale by scores
of 25-13,25-22, and 25-4.
Sneads (6-0) controlled the opening set,
but the Lady Pirates found themselves
trailing late in the second set before ral-
Slying to take the win and then cruising to
victory in the third.
Lady Pirates coach Sheila Roberts cred-
ited one of her senior leaders for helping
turn around a set that was plagued by SHS
"I give Logan Neel a lot of credit for the
win. She rotated intothe game and started
dominating the net, and she had several
overpass kills," the coach said. "There's
something abouther presence onthe court
as a senior, and her confidence comes out
SSee SNEADS, Page 3B
him," Chipola coach
Patrick Blake, sad. "He's
worked really hard. He's
been a, great fit for us on
and off .the floor. I'm just
really happy for him and
the opportunity he has."
The coach said he be-
lieved Hamilton would be
a great influence on Bow-
ers' growth as a basketball.
player and as a person.
"I think it's great. First
and foremost, coach
Hamilton does a greatjob
at just being a role model
for his players and really
helping them to develop
as men off the floor,"
Blake said. "Basketball-
wise, he'll have 'the op-
portunity to play in the
ACC, the best conference
in the country, and in a
style of play that I think
'fits Cinmeon perfectly.
With the toughness and
energy he brings and the
ability to rebound, he's
giving them a really ver-
satile four-man who can
be great for them."
The Chipola campus
has been home to a bevy
of visiting college coaches
this week, as Marquette,
Memphis, Ole Miss,
Oregon State, Alabama-
Birmingham, Seton Hall,
Stephen E Austin and
Coastal Carolina have all
made visits to see about
Indian players, with UCo-
nn also scheduled to visit
Blake said it's great to
have his players drawing
such interest from promi-
nent Division-I programs,
hut also beneficial to him
a a coach.
"I just enjoy having a
chance to visit with some
of these coaches and pick
their brains and get some
new ideas and bounce
some things off of them
and get .their opinions
on what we're doing," he
"It's a great learning,
experience for me and
a great' opportunity for.
the players to get recog-
Sneads' Ashlyn Roberts stops the ball during a game against Cottondale on Tuesday night
Lady Tigers fall
to Bethlehem m,3
The Gracevlle Lady Tigers will
have to wait a bit longer to get
their first match victory of the
season after falling to:the Beth-
lehem Lady Wildcats on. Tues-
day night on the road. ; .I
Bethlehem took the match'
win by talking the first set 25-18,
the second 25-15, and the third
25-20 to drop the Lady Tigers to
0-7 on the season.
Graceville. was coming off :a
three-set loss to Rocky Bayou
Christian on Monday night at
home, and the Lady Tigers were
hoping to get in the win column
for the first .time after coming
close last week in a five-set loss
On Tuesday night, Dominique
Robinson led the Lady Tigers
statistically with seven kills and
The !Lady Tiger junior varsity
team did get its second match
win of the season Tuesday by
knocking offBethlehem in three
,Graceville won the first set 25-
22 before dropping the second
25-21 and then coming back to
narrowly edge the: Lady Wild-
Scats 15-13 in the third.
The Lady Tigers varsity and
junior varsity will be back in ac-
tion tonight when they travel to
Wewahitchka for a district con-
test against the Lady Gators at 5
p.m. and 6 p.m.
sets up a spike
during a game
Middle School Tigers roll byVernon, 40-6
BY DUSTIN KENTI We did a great job blocking up
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practices last week that we had
GRACEVILLE-TheGraceville wrong-with blocking, assign-
Middle 'School Tigers bounced ments, and that sort of thing,
back from aseason-opening loss and the results showed in the
.to Roulhac with a dominant 40- ballgame. They were aware of
6 victory over the Vernon Middle what they were supposed to do,
School Yellowjackets on Tuesday "and went and took care ofbusi-
The Tigers fell to Roulhac 16-. 'Graceville got on the board
14 in last week's regular-season first with a 25-yard touchdown
debut, but they left no room run by Cameron McCIain early
for late-game drama* Tuesday, in the second quarter and add-
taking a 24-6 halftime lead and ed a 37-yard scoring run by Ju-
blowing the game openwith two lian Severson moments later to
more scores in the second half. make it 12-0.
"I was extremely pleased," On Vemrnon's next possession,
Graceville coach Fred Fountain quarterback' Kody Hagan was
said after the game. "Unlike last stripped of the football, with
week, we actually finished the James Wilson picking it up for
game on both sides of the ball. GHS and returning it 43 yards for
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another Tigers touchdown with
56.5 seconds until halftime.
The Yellowjackets struck back
with a 47-yard TD pass from
Hagan to River Basinger to make
it 18-6 with 36 seconds left, ap-
pearing to close the game to two,
scores at the break.
However, the Tigers found
time to tack on one more score
with a 42-yard TD run by Mc-
Clain to give Graceville a 24-6
edge at the half.
The game really started to get
away from the Yellowjackets on
their first possession of the third
quarter when Connor McQueen
picked off Hagan for the second
time and ran it back 60 yards to
the end zone, with McClain con-
verting the two-point play for a
Wilson finished off the scoring
with a 62-yard TD run down the
left sideline '-with 7:44 remain-
ing in the game, and'Sevprson
conriverted the two for the final
Wilson ended the night with 94
rushing yards on four attempts,
with McClain going for 86 yards
on eight rushes and Severson 48
yards on five carries.
Hornets JV falls to Walton
The Cottondale Hornets junior
varsity team dropped its season
opening game to Walton Middle
School 28-8 on the road Tuesday
SWalton jumped out to the ear-
ly lead with two first-half scores
See HORNETS, Page 3BL
Sneads makes it six
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Yahoo: 5 SEC stars received payouts during career
The Associated Press
College football programs
from the talent-rich Southeast-.
emrn Conference are having to
defend themselves in the wake
of allegations of money being
funneled to players.
Yahoo Sports reported
Wednesday that five SEC'players
received improper benefits dur-
ing their college careers, includ-
ing former Alabama offensive
tackle D.J. Fluker, casting yet
another dark cloud over college
The players were Fluker, who
started on two national champi-
onship teams, Tennessee quar-
terback Tyler Bray and defensive
lineman Maurice Couch, Mis-
sissippi State defensive tackle
Fletcher Cox and wide receiver
The report cited text mes-
sages and financial records of
former Alabama defensive end
Luther Davis and an unnamed
NFL source who said Davis was
a go-between for the players
with NFL agents and financial
All three schools issued state-
ments Wednesday saying they
are investigating the allegations.
The report comes on the heels
of Sports Illustrated articles
outlining alleged widespread
misconduct within the Okla-
homa State program, including
academic fraud and illegal pay-
ments. Before that, Texas A&M
Heisman Trophy winner Johnny
Manziel was investigated and
ultimately: suspended for the'.
first half ,of the Aggies' season
opener for what the school
called an "inadvertent" violation
involving signing autographs.
The Yahoo report named three.
NFL agents and .-three financial
advisers who Yahoo said en-
gaged in.. transactions totaling
at least $45,550 with Davis be-
tween September 2011 and De-
cember 2012. "
Davis,, who played on Ala-
bama's 2009 national champi-
onship team, declined to com-
ment im theYahoo report.
Yahoo said records show Davis
distributing at. least $12,700 in,.
cash, airfare and other expenses
to the five players. The report in-
cluded a 49-item invoice totaling
$33,755 from.February 2013 that
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Kansas City'Chiefs and former Tennessee quarterback Tyler Bray passes to a teammate against the Green Bay
Packers on Aug. 29 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. .
Davis emailed to Fluker's one- unteers. Fluker, Bray and Cox
time financial adviser, Hodge are currently playing in the NFL
,Brahmbhatt. while Bumphis was recentldV re-'
Agents Andy Simms, Peter leased by the Mi.ami Dolphins.
Schaffer and John Phillips and Alabama athletic director Bill
-financial adviser Mike Rowan Battle said in ,a statement that
each confirmed giving money to the university was aware of the
Davis, according to Yahoo, but Yahoo's report.- .
said they didn't instruct the for- "We have been aware of some
metr player to provide benefits to of the allegations in today's sto-
players, and didn't know of him ry and our compliance depart-
doing so. ment was looking into this situ-
Yahoo said financial advisers ation prior to being notified that
Jason Jernigan and Brahmbhatt this story was actually going to
declined comment. be published," Battle said. "Our
The transactions could violate review is ongoing. We diligently
NCAA'rules prohibiting benefits educate our student-athletes on
from agents or representatives, maintaining, compliance with
Southern California received NCAA rules, and will continue
heavy sanctions for improper to dpso." ,
,benefits to Heisman Trophy- Crimson Tide linebacker C.J.
winning tailback Reggie Bush, Mosley said after Wednesday's
including a two-year bowl ban, 'practice that if the allegations
four years of probation, 30 lost did occur, nothing like that is
scholarships, and 14 vacated happening'now.
victories. "It was upsetting to hear, but
Couch is a senior for the Vol- at the end of the day, that's what
happened in the past," le said.
"The coaches do a great job of
informing us and Otur parents
about agents and things like'
that. So I'm pretty sure that
won't be happening again."
Alabama: coach Nick Saban
said he was confident the uni-
verSity will "handle the situation
Saban, who- is preparing his
top-ranked Tide, for Saturday's
visit to. No. 6 Texas A&M, said
he hadn't read the report, but
praised how Alabama 'players
have avoided temptations.
"For as manyhigh-profileplay-
ers as we've had around here, I'm
fairly pleased with the way most
of them', for the most part, have,
managed their circumstances
and their situation and focused
on what they need to. do for the
University of Alabama," he said.
But Saban quickly became ir-
ritated with questions about the
report, saying he only wanted to
talk about the game. No more
questions came and he walked,
out of the interview room say-
ing, "Appreciate your interest in
the game." ,
SHe's right, the constant alle-
gations of rules violations are ..'
taking the focus away from the
The latest allegations could
lead to investigations by Secre-
tary of State offices, regarding
"Mississippi State University
has always been responsive and
cooperative to any inquiry by
our Agency," Mississippi Sec-
retary of State of Delbert Hose-
mann told The Associated Press
in a statement. "However,it is
the policy of the Secretary of
State's Office to neither confirm,
comment or deny any current
or potential investigation our
Agency conducts.". .
Mississippi State spokesman
Gregg Ellis said the university ..
"constantly educates, our stu-
dent-athletes: about agent-re-
lated issues. We've also worked
closely with the Mississippi Sec-
retary of State's office 'in recent
years to strengthen the : Mis-
sissippi Uniform Agent Act. AAs
always,,we will do ,our due dili-
gence to evaluate any potential
Mississippi State and Tennes-
see are both on probation for
other NCAA violations until the
summer of.2015.: ,
Tennessee athletic department!
spokesman Jimmy Stanton also
said the university emphasizes
rules compliance. :. .
"The education. of' our stu-.
dent-athletes, regarding NCAA
rules and extra benefits is and
will continue to be the central
focus of our compliance efforts,"
Stanton said. "We are aware 'of
the article and are examining all
of the relevant facts, and we will ,
not comment further." .
Tennessee coach Butch Jones
-said on his weekly radio show
Wednesday night he could only
comment on what had taken
place since he took over the pro-
gram in December. ..
.'All I can tell you is this," Jones
said, ."were well aware of (the"
report). We've been educating
our players since the minute we
walked in the door, andwe'll see .
what happens." .
Georgia WR has
surgery on ACL
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is expected to recover fo
Sthe start of the2014 season
after having surgery to re
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a remainder of the season;
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r ic director.for sports medi-
1 cine Ron, Cqutson says a
- full recovery is expected for
e : Mitchell, who is expected
to apply for a medical red-
Sshirt and have two years of
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and her desire to win and I
think she changed the mo-
mentum at the efid of that
Neel finished with seven
kills On the night, tying her
for the team lead with Em-
ily Glover and Ashlyn Rob-
erts, who also led the team
with 17 service points and
nine ace serves.
Roberts finished with 14
assists to lead the way for
the Lady Pirates, with Lo-
gan McCord adding eight.
"Neel also contributed a
team-high two blocks.
McCord had the most
serve receives with 10,
while Mallory Beauchamp
had eight and also had 12
service points and four ace
The Lady Pirates were
still without two starters in
Shelbi Byler and Krissi Sat-
terfield, but Roberts said
that was no excuse for her
team's struggles in the sec-
"We had a lot of errors in
that set, but I also give Cot-
tondale their props. They
were digging some great
balls out there," she said.
"Emily Glover was putting
some heat on her shots
on the outside and prob-
ably had her hits dug more
than she has all season.
I give Cottondale a lot of
credit. We made a lot of er-
rors, but they played pretty
well. I liked that they were
scrappy and really ready to
Sneads; has cruised
through much of its ear-
ly season schedule, but
Roberts said she was glad
to see her team get chal-
lenged and be forced to dig
deeper than usual to pull
out a match.,
"Heck yeah, I was ex-
cited," she said. "I called
a couple of timeouts and
told them, 'ley, Cotton-
dale is not bad. This is futn.
We're having fun Here.' We
needthat to wake up some-
times. I love it when a team
comes in here and wants
to beat us. I felt like Cot-
tondale really thought they
could win and were going
to do everything to make
that happen, and that's al-
ways good for us. Whether
we come out on top or
not, competition is what
makes you better. Beating
teams by these huge mar-
gins doesn't make you bet-
ter; in fact that makes you
The Lady Pirates. won't
have to worry about facing
good competition to fin-'
ish the week as they head
to Panama City to take on
Sthe Arnold Marlins tonight
before finishing the week
with a one-day, 12-team
tournament at Mosley
"'High School that also fea-
tures Arnold and longtime
"We're going tosee some,
real good competition and
SI'm real excited about that,"
Roberts said. "We'll be one
of the smallest schools in
the tournament and that's
my favorite thing, going
in being'kind of an under-
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Saban doest want DBs eyebaling Manield
S The Associated Press '.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. All eyes
might be on Johnny Manziel in
Saturday's Alabama-Texas A&M
game except for the Crimson
Tide's defensive backs.
Top-ranked Alabama, coach
Nick Saban doesn't want his DBs
turning back to check out No. 6
Texas A&M's electric quarterback
when he's moving around in the
Too many things can happen,
and most of them bad.
"I told our players, 'There's a lot
of NFL games on Sundays. You
want to watch the quarterback,
go watch those games. But if you
start watching this guy in our
game, you're going to get bust-
ed,'" Saban said. "It happened
in our game last year. We've got
people covered pretty well, you
look back at the quarterback and
their receivers do a good job of
extending the play and getting
away from it. He finds them and
makes big plays."
Manziel was, able to succeed
like few have against Alabama's
defense last season with impro-
visation and big plays in a 29-24
A defense that has been the
nation's, stingiest two years run-
ning is bracing for another crack
at Johnny Football & Co. with 60
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) scrambles away from Sam
Houston State defensive end Andrew Weaver (92) during the third quarter of
Saturday's football game in College Station, Texas.
minutes of sometimes painful ex-
perience to draw on.
SThat's helpful since Tide safety
HaHa Clinton-Dix calls him "one
of a kind." Johnny Scout Team
isn't quite the same.
"He had a great game," Clinton-
Dix said. "He came out and didi
his job and I have to give it to him,
he's a great quarterback. We just
have to lock in on him this time
and stay locked in'"
Saban, who works daily with the
secondary, understands Manziel:
will make plays, praises his pass-
ing ability and instincts and calls
him "a fierce competitor." He also
said he's never seen him rattled in
a game. .
Saban stressed discipline as a
keyto defending Manziel and said
Tide defenders have to faithfully
abide by "scramble rules" and
stay focused as receivers change
their routes based on where he
heads in breaking away from
pressure. Saban said Aggies re-
ceivers have a knack for that and
Manziel is instinctive on when to
run or throw.
"You're not going to make him
be a pocket passer, because if
someone's not open, he doesn't
throw them the ball," the coach
said. "He's goingto extend the play
to run or to make a play throwing
the ball. I think throwing the ball
first for him is what he does. He
will run and he can run, he's an
effective runner. He's really fast."
Then there's the temptation
for a defensive back to lose sight
of his man andpeek at Manziel.
Manziel was sacked four times
in last season's game but still ran'
for 92 yards. Clinton-Dix said you
have to resist the notion that "Oh,
maybe I can go get him."
"That's what coach Saban talks
about: Never take your eyes off-
your man," Clinton-Dix said.
"The minute you do, he'll pop
out of the ground and you know
Johnny Football will throw the
ball 40, 50 yards and complete a
pass. It's very important that we
stay oni our keys and our assign-
The most notable time it hap-
pened last season was when
Manziel rolled right, bobbled the
ball, then reversed course to avoid
several 'Alabama defenders and
hit Ryan Swope in the end zone.
Tide safety Vinnie Sunseri,
whose responsibility -was the
middle of the field on that play,
admits he "paid attention to my
eyes and not my brain." Sunseri's
takeaway: "Don't take your eyeboff
your man or coach Saban going
to kll you."
Miles defends tenure at OSU
The Associated Press
BATON ROUGE; La. LSU coach Les
Miles said those 'making allegations in
Sports Illustrated bof academic fraud at
Oklahoma State, or improper payments.
to.players from boosters, "weren't there
long enough to figure it out," because
they were dismissed from the program.
SMiles,, who spoke on a Southeastern
Conference teleconference Wednesday,
said he isproud of his time as head coach
at Oklahoma State and takes issue with
"the idea that somebody would charac-
terize the program that was run there as
anything but right and correct." ,
He said, "Every guy was encouraged to
get his degree, to stay the course, and to
The Sports Illustrated series contains
allegations from players at Oklahoma
State between 2000 and 2011. Miles
coached at Oklahoma State from 2001-
04 before moving to LSUjnm 2005. '
Miles said he and his staff did nothing
wrong at OSU.
"Did we work hard? You betcha'. Did
we make tough decisions about starting
lineups? You betcha'." But every guy was
encouraged to get his degree and to stay
the course and to fight," Miles said.
"I can tell you that staff, family and
friends, and anybody that sat in our
meeting rooms, knew that this thing was
done right." ,
Miles did not take any questions about
OSU, saying he is trying to get LSU ready
for its game Saturday against Kent State.
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to go up 12-0 at the break,
and then added two more
touchdowns 'and ,two-
point conversions to start
the second half to lead 28-
The Hornets finfially got
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quarter on a 10-yard TD
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Dear Annie; My dad's cousin,"'John," is
an internist from another state. During
my younger sister's wedding weekend,
Dr.John ,stayed with us. Two days before
the wedding. my sister was stressed and
couldn't sleep. John Offered her Ambien.
The pill was blue and in ablister pack."
He gaveher two,' even though the label.
states you shouldn't take them unless
you can getsixhoursg'of sleep.My sister
absolutely didn't have time for that.
'I have a prescription for Ambien, and
it's white. I have no idea what John gave
my sister. At the hairdresser's the next '
day, she was-totally zoned out.'Isn't it
wrong for physicians to dispense.such
medications without a prescription?
There have been several incidents in
the past where John has given prescrip-
tion medications to my family members
H.E. Martz said, "He who builds a better mouse-
trap these days runs into material shortages, pat-
ent-infringement suits, work stoppages, collusive
bidding, discount discrimination and taxes."
At, the bridge table, when your contract appears
hopeless, be a man, not amouse, and see if you
can trap an opponent into helping you. South'
blazes into six hearts despite West's one-spade
overcall. West leads the spade king. After winning
with his ace, how should declarer continue?
After North made a limit raise, South bid what
hehoped he could make. (Yes, a tournament
player would have treated North's three hearts as
pre-emptive; he would have cue-bid two spades
to show heart support and at least game-invita- '
tional values.) .
S.At first glance, Southhas two unavoidable spade
losers. He also has only 11 top tricks: one spade,
-six hearts, one diamond and three clubs. Yes,
the bidding tells declarer that East started with a
singleton spade, but how does that help?,
Declarer cashes his diamond ace and heart
queen. When the trumps are 2-1, South plays
4. trump to the dummy, ruffs the last diamond,
unblocks his two club honors, returns to dummy
with a trump, and discards a spade on the club ,
queen. Then comes the taxing play: Declarer .
leads dummy's last club, and when East follows
suit, South does not ruff; instead, he discards
tEast is trapped. He has only diamonds left, and
Son this trick, declarer sluffs his last spade and
ruffs on the board.
without seeing them. He once sent my
dad expired ointments f6r a rash that
turned out to be shingles. When my
mother had pneumonia, he told her to
take flu medication. He didn't examine
them, nor did he write a prescription.
What do you think I should do?.
FURIOUS AND CONCERNED
Dear Furious: First of all, Ambien can
come in different colors, depending 6n
the dosage. We assume these are sample
Drugs that John happens to have handy.
The real issue is that'your family is, eager
to take advantage of John's ability to
provide such medication for free ahd
without needing to see their regular phy-
sician. They have the option not to follow
his advice or take what he offers, but they
prefer the convenience.
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at Pinecrest Memoral Gardens Marianna : .
$600.each 1* Call: 865-436-7314 PR R NTY
Cemetery Plots: (2) side by side (14) Town homes for Sale'
Memory Hill Hwy 52 "Garden of Devotion" 1 5ilok off circle,:
Section B, lot# 382 Plots 3 & 4 great income fully occupied'
*$2,200 OBO Call 334-792-0042 ge OWn rfiance .
GE L &SCLTICS with good down payment
DbothanStor N Lok! w 386412436
.New SpecialW! :
1N Sp20 ecal!5 Janitorial Business for sale
E 10 20 Only $50 Equipment, training and 60K
3 Month Contract annual gross $19,500
201 Zenith Rd. 504-915-1474
Call 334-617-0808 ? _
Professional Piano & Organ Teacher UY NOW!' ouar
I'teach private piano and organ lessons in my I
home in the Highlands. 30 years'experience ICE CREAM FRANCHISE,
teaching private lessons and in schools. : for Sale in Dothan -
Great Gift For All Ages!' o al -
334-446-4226 o .rnfo Call (3,,34) 618-7Q30
OUR STOREWIDE SALE CONTINUES A -;.
THROUGH SATURDAY WITH
DISCOUNTS 4MROM r75% OF DET. DOOR SHOP: Interior Exterior.* Replacement.
Sp: [ R, T rLrAii E-ic- Only full service door shop In Wiregrass.
V..:. i E' LPKa Southern Lumber'Supply 334-792-1131
AMIOUNT OF,DISCOUNTS ON EACH ITEM www.southernlumbersupply.com
SWILL B POSTED IN STORE. TRUSS SHOP: Sheds Houses Barns
' NOTHING HELD BACILK Southern Lumber Supply 334-792-1131
AIRtON ONE ~FANS, CAMPING, www.southernlumbersupply:com
T- ITSU MOWAVES ANMUCH MORE. APII AD RTIING
LOCA AT23rS. RCC,DOTHAN NET Your souefor selling buying!
A i r L b i w c ,. om .Sa .
30 Ft. Liner Pool- Plus all equip. & Polaris, You
Take Apart and Pickup. $150.850-526-2854
SCanoe Radison, very light stable, foam lined.
SChest Freezer: GE,.8.8CIJU, good condition $125.
Couch/Loveseat $45; Queen Bed: Complete $40
Call 850-592-2881 .
Jazzy power chair $500."50th Golden Anniver-
sary" teapot $25; Screened, room for motor
home $400. Call 850-209-4588 "
Pressure Washer Troy built- gas $175.
Rocker Recliner $100. 850-718-8084.
Now with Two Locationsin Dothan 479-0491 or
479-8277 Mon thru Fri 8 to 6- Sat 8 to 2
Car Stereo Sales/Installation
(Pioneer, Memphis, Kenwood)
Window Tint .$89 front two windows
Cars & Trucks $189 '
SUVs $250 SUVs Ceramic Tint, -
Tint Removal, Car Wash/Details
S Rock Bottom Audio and Tint
& SE I
Blankets: Premium quilted moving blankets.
72"x79". Used once. $5/blanket. 334-714-4470
DIABETIC TEST STRIPS
NEEDED I BUY SEALED/
CALL BOB (334) 219-4697
OR 850) 710-0189
0 Home Health
2 adult commodes. $40.ea.
; Commodes have all the
necessary parts. Shower/ bath bench. $40.
Very sturdy. Folding walker $30. 24v Merits
Power Chair$1,600. Power chair has neW, bat-
teries and charger. All prices are negotiable.
All equipment in excellent condition and comes
with all the necessary parts. All equipment is
clean and-sanitary. Call Mike Tatum. 334-464-
6x10 Enclodsed Black Utility Trailer: 2012, built
by Trailer Works Ozark, like new, never used
for construction, floor carpeted and top insu-
lated. $1,600 334.441-7884 or 334-585-0180'
Wanted: Old Coins, Gold,
Diamonds, Guns, And Tools
West Main Jewelry & Loan 334-671-1440.
S Compost Tea
Why Compost TeaCompost tea makes the
nutrients in the soil more readily available to
the plants therefore increasing nutrient uptake
and providing protection for your plants from
pest and disease. My compost tea has a broad
array of minerals that soils today usually lack.
You will notice the benefits of this product im-
mediately. My compost tea will benefit any
grower in every type of growing 'condition
whether it be for your lawn, flower garden,
Vegetable garden or a much larger scale like .
a farm contact me foryour compost tea.
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Swings, Cribs, Fbmut toys & clothes'
1330 Hatford Hwy-Ste othan 3347946692
Trumpet, Flute, Clarinet, Trombone,
Drums, Bells Sax, Violin, Guitar
from $27.50 Month or $269. CASH
With Warrantyl! in Dothan
FREE Music Stand ,* 334-798-5555
mo CFA Registered Persian Himalayan'
born 6-21, litter trained and ready for thier new
homes $200,-$300. 334-774-2700 After 1Oam -
m~mLarge gray bob-tailed cat
.H f B has gone missing in Laver
SHills. He is approximately 14 ..
libs. He answers to the name
SBrutus and is extremely af-
= fectionate and friendly. He-
did have a break-away collar
on when he disappeared on 12 July 13. If any-
one has seen him or knows where hejis please:
call 334-449-1422 or 334-44641005. ** A RE-
WARD WILL BE GIVEN FOR HIS SAFE RETURN ***
Golden Retriever puppies, AKC-Cert. 9 weeks
old. $275 ea. Call Jim850-272-0873 cell,
850-526-4760 home. Marianna, FL.
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in Dothan l Call 702-0679 .
Horse Quality Hay, barn kept 719 S. Ball St.
Slocomb,'AL 334-886-7034 or 706-741-0856
Sqaure and Round Bales Will Deliver
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12 ft.tall 30 gal.
$69.95 buy 2
Sget one FREE
Live Oaks, Crape Myrtle,
Cherry Laurel & Magnolias
*-W[A FA'R ; ADEN
m Mature ,
m Business Minded
Proof of Insurance
Per month AFTER expenses
Bid for Contract at the
Jackson County Floridan,
4403 Constitution Lane,
River Valley Rehabilitation
Center Is now hiring:
* Weekend House Supervisor RN
Part Time 7a-7p
Full Time 7a-7p and 7p-7a
House Supervisor RN
Full Time, 7p-7a
Food Service Aide
Great Pay and Benefits
Health, Vision & Dental
Please Apply at.
River Valley Rehabilitation Center
17884 NE Crozier Street
Blountstown, Fl. 32424
Ph: (850) 674-5464
Drug Free Workplace- SafeMinimal Lifting
Environment An EEO/AA Employer M/F/V/D
Northwest Florida Community Hospital,
Chipley, FL is seeking qualified
candidates for the following position:
FT, full menu, healthcare experience
FT, healthcare experience preferred
Applications available online at
www.NFCH.org and/or application to:
(850) 415-8106 or Fax (850) 6380622
Smoke and Drug Free .Campus. EOE
40 hrs/wk F/T position with benefits.
Must have valid driver's license & ability
to pass pesticide applicator's licensure
test. 5-10 years of proven experience and
personnel management or a BS in related
field is needed. This employee has
responsibility for overall operation of the
Agronomic Unit at the North Florida
Research and Education Center in Marianna.
40 hrs/wk. University of Florida. Must
have valid driver's license & ability to pass
pesticide applicator's licensure test. Part
of the Farm team will operate tractors
for planting, tillage, mowing; supervise
inmates; other duties.
Look ahead to your
future! Start training
fj flED T for a new career in
FrOR IS Medical Assisting,
COLLEGE Medical Office Admin.,
Electrical Trades & HVAC!
Call Fortis College 888-202-4813
For consumer info: visit www.fortis.edu
1BR Apt -Marianna
$525/mno. $400/dep. 1yr. lease- No Pets
Call: Joanne 850-693-0570
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Studio Apartment:. 1BR/1BA, Garage -
Water -Internet Included. $300. Mo. + $200.
Dep, Can do side work to lower rent cost
No Pets. Call 850-557-0893
1968 Chaparral 15ft Walk Thru Windshield Boat
with 80HP Mercury, needs water pump, good
trailer $1.200. Call r334-790-5370
Lancer- 16' Stick Steering Boat, 60hp Mercury 4
stroke motor w/stainless steel 3-blade prop;
on board charger; Motor-Guide trolling motor
w/46 lb. thrust and foot control; 2 Minn Kota
electric anchors;Lawrence depth/fish finder; 2
nice cushioned seats; Aerated live well; Drive-
op trailer w/greasable hubs and spare tire;
[very few hours]. Asking price: $13,000 OBO
(Home: 229-732-6421) (Cell: 229-310-9795)
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1 & 2BR Apartments in Marianna
2 & 3BR Mobile Homes Rent to Own
Lot rent included. For details
w 850-557-3432 or 850-814-6515 4.
3/2 Dbl. Wd. Mobile Home (by itself) lb
S on quiet lot in Sneads. 850-209-8595
3BR /2BA single family home w/garage and big
back yard. Located in great neighborhood.
$700/month and $500 dep. CR & A required.
Call 954-445-2451 for appointment.
Austin Tyler & Co *
Quality Homes & Apartments
4 850- 526-3355 or austintylerco.com
"Property Management Is Our ONLY Business"
Lovely 3BR/lBA'House on Wilton St. Clean, in
town, near schools, nice yard, quiet neighbor-
hood, outdoor pets ok. $625/mo plus deposit.
MOIL HME FR EN
2/1 MH in Afford $360. mo. $360. dep.
2/2 MH South of Cottondale Central Heat/Air,
$500. + dep. & 2/1 MH H/A $450. + dep. water&
lawn care is furnished, 850-352-4393/ 209-4516
2 & 3 bedroom mobile Homes In Cottondale.
$500 and up. H20, garbage, sewer included.
S2 &3 BR Mobile Homes
in Marianna & Sneads (850)209-8595 I
2BR 1B at Millpond. $495 + dep. very nice,
water/sewer/lawn maintenance included,
4 access to pond, No pets 850-209-3970
For Rent: Greenwood Mobile Home Park, nice3
br. 2 ba. home with water and garbage includ-
ed. No pets, no smoking. Lease $495 per month
$495 deposit. John 615-428-1518
Mobile Homes for Rent 2/1 Located between
Grand Ridge & Sneads.
Includes water, garbage & pest mainL
$360. Mo 4 850-573-0308. 4
Small Quiet Family Oriented Park -'1,2 & 3BR
MH's for Rent includes water, garbage,
lawn care, No Pets 850-592-1639
OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1PM- 4PM
S3BR/2.5BA 199 SILVERLAKE RD.
SBeautiful home on 1.6 acres in Silver
Lake Estates, Marianna. COME SEE! :
SJan Prewett, Counts Real Estate
L Call 850-248-3653
Beautiful Waterfront Home For Sale 4/2
on 1/2 ac. attached mother-in-law suite.
141 Sunflower Ct. Georgetown, GA $125,000.
seller will be pay $2500. closing cost.
S See Pictures on:
For Sale By Owner Listing 23321125
Contact Donna Morgan 334-674-1157 or
,B ATV FOR SALE!!
2013 Polaris RZR 800.
Seats 2, low hours and
comes with a four year
extended warranty. In
-P great condition. $13,300.
347-1302 or 494-0724 for questions or to see!
Ford 2008 Mustang GT
UGrabber Orange. Premium
Edition. Garage -ept, one
owner & only'71,800 miles.
Clear title. Never been in an accident nor had
any mechanical issues. Excellent condition.
KBB rates the car worth $16,800 and I am only
asking $15,500 OBO. Car is located in Enter-
prlse,.AL. 334-360-0045 for more information.
GOT BAD CREDIT?
S$0 Down/lst Payment,
Tax, Tag & Title Pass
Repo pass bankruptcy
SLOW CREDIT OK
Ask About $1000. off at time of purchase.
*l Call Steve Pope 334-803-9550
SHonda 2008 Odyssey EX-L.
K78.800 miles. 3.5L V6. Auto,
fully loaded, Aluminum
gray ext. Tan leather int.
^ ~Entertainment/DVD, in-
dash navigation.jFold flat 3rd row seats. Rear
power sliding doors. Power windows, doors &
sunroof. Good Michelin tires, fresh full synthet-
ic oil change. Clean title, clean CARFAX. No ac-
cidents or damage. Superb condition. Southern
vehicle, non-smoker. $17,545.334-803-5508
Mountaineer: Very well
Maintained SUV. All wheel
drive. Fully equipped with
all options. $6,500. Call 334-790-1233
Nissan 2012 Versa. Gas Prices Going Up, Get
GreatFuel Mileage, $250 down, $250"per
month. Call Steve Hatcher 334-791-8243
Nissan 2013 Sentra, Great gas mileage, all pow-'
er equipment, AM/FM/CD, AT. $300 down, $300
per month. Call Steve Hatcher 334-791-8243
Pontiac 2006 Vibe, low miles, Super Sharp!
$200 down, 1889 per month. Call Ron Ellis 334-
Toyota 2011 Camry, Super Sharp! Low miles,,
must sell, $200 down, $249 per month. Call Ron'
Ellis 334-714-0028. : .. .' ....
Volvo 2008 C30 TS (turbo)
61,000 mi. Leather seats,
power seats & windows,
heated seats, Sunroof.
AM/FM radio, CD player, keyless entry. Great
cond. $17,500. 334-477-6831 or 334-477-6839
C tom. Excellent condition.
.BpB Screamin' Eagle II exhaust.
71 .< Saddlebags & cover includ-
ed. Beautiful bike. $5,000.
Contact 440-213-7702 for more information.
Honda 2006 VTX 1300oRS:
black, like new, water
cooled, shaft drive, only
7200 original miles $5,000,
Hyundai 2006 Santa Fe V-6, 72,300 miles, good
condition, silver in color, $10,000 334-464-7552.
grow with us.
Benjamin Irwin Denny Holloway
Christine Irwin Peter Hayvas
S'Client-focused. Experienced. Compassionate. Driven.
ow hiring:. We are growing again and looking to expand our team.
IF. ..- Attorneys & Paralegals. '
Friendly but fearless.
Approachable but aggressive.
Experienced without ego.
NCreative and confident.
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Allegro Motor Home 2001 Ford V10,33f.
with 2 slides, 41K miles, Very Clean,
$35,000. 334-797-4777. Stored inside building
Chevrolet 2008 Impala red, 4-door, 58,175
miles, one owner, exc. cond. $8,795.
Chevrolet 2009 Cobalt 2-door, 5-speed, silver in
color, less than 8000 miles. $8965. 334-792-3903
I'Chevy 1992 Corvette Con-
vertible: Red with white
top, gray interior, power
windows, power door
locks and power seats, fully loaded, 71k miles,
asking $13,000. Call 334-441-6042
W Ford 1996 Taurus GL Wag-
on. loaded, cold air, good
tires, extra clean, only
30,000 miles, $3695. Call
Ford 2006 Ranger XLT Super Cab. 4 door model
V6/4.0 liter engine, power steering, tilt wheel,
cruise control, power windows, power door
locks, power o/s mirrors, AC, AM/FM with CD
player, bed liner, tow package, new tires, new*
battery, 34000 original miles, white with grey
cloth interior, floor mats. Excellent condition,
$13,950. 334-585-3891, leave message.:
Jackson County Floridan Thursday, September 12, 2011 7 B
iGMC 2007 Yukon SLT 2WD.
Located at Lemon Lot on
Westgate Pkwy. Original
owner. Brown/tan leather
seats. Loaded. 95,300 mi.
4 brand new tires. Priced
below blue book. Excellent
condition. $19,800. Call Todd 334-596-2925.'.
JEEP 2000 Grand Cherokee 4x4, blown engine,
rest in excellent condition $1,000 334-232-4751
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PROJECT NAMES: 1) Mt. Tabor Road Paving
Project (from Poplar Springs Road to Sylvania
Plantation Road) 2) Satellite Road (From Cool-
ey Road to State Road 77)
Sealed bids, submitted in triplicate, will be re-
ceived by the Board of County Commissioners
of Jackson County, Florida, (Owner), until 2:00
p.m. (Central Time) October 10, 2013 at the ,
County Engineer's Office (County Engineer,
Larry Alvarez), 2828 Owens Street, Marianna,
FL 32446 for the construction of the following
1) Mt.L Tabor Road (from Poplar Springs Roadto.
Sylvania Plantation Road)
The Worlincludes clearing and grubbing,
grading, excavation (cut and fill), limerock
base, paving, pipe work, striping, sod, mainte-
nance of traffic, driveways, aprons,
stormwater pollution prevention, paving
aprons at side roads,'grading ditches, and oth-
er as directed by the Engineer are also Includ
ed in the work.
2) Satellite Road (from Cooley Road to S.R. 77)
The Work includes grubbing, grading, excava-
tion (cut and fill), limerock base, paving, pipe
work, striping, sod, maintenance of traffic,
driveways, aprons, stormwater pollution pre-
vention, paving aprons at all side roads, grad-
ing ditches, and other as directed by the Engi-
neer are also included in the work. The clear-
ihg.has'been done, but contractor will be re-
sponsible to complete clearing of all brush and
bushes within the right of way and along fence
SNote that these projects are separate projects
and will be awarded separately. A Bidder may
bid either or both projects.
A Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting will be held
on Septembere26,2013 at 9:00 AM central time
in the Jackson County Road Department. Po-
tential bidders are encouraged to attend.
The deadline for receipt of questions will be
October 7,2013 at 2:00 PM Central Time. Ques-
tions must be submitted in writingto the Coun-
ty Engineer(email lalvarez@Jacksoncountyfl.c
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*.. Bids will be opened and recorded at 2:10 PM .
(or immediately thereafter) on October 10,
2013 at the Jackson County Board of County
Commissioners Board Room at 2864 Madison
Street. In addition to the above, Bids may also
be submitted to the County Engineer at the
Board Room from 1:50 PM until 2:10 PM Central
Plans, specifications, and contract documents
will be open for public inspection after noon oa n
September 16,2013 at the Road and Bridge of-
fice at 2828 Owens'Street. Bid documents
must be obtained from:. "
C county Engineer ."
Attn:, Larry Alvarez ,
2828 Owens Street r
Marianna, Florida 32446
upon payment of $ No Charge per set which
amount constitutes the cost of reproduction'
and handling. This payment will not be refund-
The Owner reserves the right toiwaive any in-
formality or to reject any or all bids. Each Bid-
der must deposit with his/her bid/security in
the amount, form and subject to the conditions
provided in the Information for Bidders.
Sureties used for obtaining bonds must Oppear
as acceptable according to the Department of
Treasury Circular 570. Bidders shall be FDOT -
pre-approved and in good standing with FDOT.
or approved by. '
No bid may be Withdrawn for a period of sixty
days after the scheduled closing time for re- ..
ceiot of bids. ,. ;:
To the extent applicable to this project, attein-,
tion of bidders is particularly called to the' re-
quiremehts of theSpecial Provisions (Local
Agency Program/Federal-Aid Contract Require-
ments), conditions of employment to be ob-'
served and minimum wage rates to be paid uhn-
der the Contract, Section 3, Segregated Facili-,
ties, Section 109 Executive Order 11246, and all
applicable laws and regulations of the Federal
government anrid State of Florida, and bonding
and insurance requirements. '7 .
IN PARTICULAR, BIDDERSSHOULD NOTE THE
REQUIRED ATTACHMENTS AND CERTIFICA-
TIONS TO BE EXECUTED AND SUBMITTED WITH
THE FORM OF BID PROPOSAL.
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QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE
and maybe a few actual answers
A couple of questions we 'i
just had to ask ourselves A MUw!
Still speaking to his
crew chief, surprise.
The Chase is here.
Who's your pick to win
GODSPEAK: I'm sticking
with my preseason pick,
Kasey Kahne that is
unless Jimmie John-
son comes to life in the
KEN'S CALL: Joey Lo-
gano. but he won't borrow
Kez's Homestead mug to
How impressive is
Kurt Busch's run to
cally, Busch was driving a
Richard Childress Racing
machine dressed under
the Furniture Row Racing
banner, which makes hfiis
achievement even more
KEN'S CALL: Pretty darn
impressive, but it's not
like anyone ever doubted
his driving ability.
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1o.you:have questions or
corrments about NASCAR
T. his Week? Contact Godwin
Kelly at godwin.kelly@news-jrnl.
corn or Ken Willis at kkn.willis@
WHAT'S ON TAP?
SPRINT CUP: QEICO 400
SITE; Joliet; 111.
practice,.(Fb6x Spbrts 1,1'
p.m.), qualifying (ESPN2,
5a D p.m.). Saturday,
practice (Fox Sports 2,11
a.rm:). Sunday, race (ESPN,
coverage begins at 1 p.m.:
green flag at 2:16 p.m.)
Speedway (1.5-mile oval)
RACE DISTANCE: 267
lap-, 400.5 miles
NJASCAF via Gerl image. STREETER LECKA
Slower than what Tony normally drives, but it handles well.
Stewart's gross injury
Tony Stewart's injury was so gruesome, he says
looking at the wound area four weeks after the
compound fracture makes him feel like he will pass
Stewart met with the media at the Stewart-Haas
Racing shop on Sept. 3 and didn't pull any punches
when describing what happened to him following
his crash in a sprint-car event.
The gruesome information provided by the
42-year-old driver was given in drips and drabs. It
started with the three-time NASCAR champion say-
ing, "This is definitely the worst injury I've ever had
in my life and racing career." .
Stewart broke both bones in the lower half of
his right leg after crashing Aug. 6 at the half-mile
Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa. Stewart
said he came through a cloud of dust and was
headed toward another car in the racing lane. He
swerved to avoid direct contact, but the front of his
car was badly damaged.
"I started unbuckling my helmet and undoing my
belts and it just felt weird that I couldn't (move);
my right leg felt numb and I thought I must have '
just banged 'it against the frame rail or something
and it went numb," he said.
When he looked at-his leg, he saw it was askew.
"My leg was inside my uniform so I really didn't
' fully understand what the extent of the injury was
until after the first surgery," he said.
Stewart said he's squeamish when it comes to
medical procedures. He says he looks at the ceiling
during a simple blood draw. And yet since his two
surgeries, he-has been compelled to look at the
wound site with regret.
"I literally have damned near passed out at every
doctor visit I've been to so far with the surgeon,"
Godwin Kelly is the DaytOna
motorsports editor and has
covered NASCAR for 30
years. Reach himatgodwin.
he said. "I go into it with the attitude that I'm not
going to look at my leg, and as soon as they get the
wrapping off of it, I'm like. 'I've got to look.'
"Then I spend the rest of the time sitting there
with a wet washcloth on my forehead trying to
You won't be seeing Kelly Heaphy at the race
track any time soon. Kelly who? Heaphy was the
woman who slapped Truck Series driver Max Papis
square on the face after a road race held in Canada
two weeks ago. Heaphy has been described as
Mike Skeen's girlfriend. Skeen was the driver of the
No. 6 Chevy, which had last-lap contact with Papis'
Chevy. Heaphy was with Sharp-Gallaher Racing,
but not an employee of the team, so basically, she
was a race fan. NASCAR has banned Heaphy from
attending any NASCAR race until further notice and
fined her $2.500, possibly the first race fan ever
penalized by the sanctioning body. "We absolutely
do not condone actions such as these from anyone
associated with our organization," said team owner
Eddie Sharp Jr..
It's getting fast and furious in NASCAR"s annual
"silly season.'" The latest veteran (victim?) shown
the door is Jeff Burton, who will be moving out of
Richard Childress Racing after the 2013 season,
reportedly to make room for Ryan Newman.
Furniture Row Racing is looking for a replace-
ment for outgoing Kurt Busch and talked to Juan
Pablo Montoya, who will depart Ganassi Racing at
Disappointment: Martin Truex Jr.
First one out: Danica Patrick
Don't be surprised if: Kahne be-
gins his march to the champion-
ship by winning at Chicagoland.
Clint Bowyer losing his grip ... or
taking one for the team?
Would Danny Sullivan be proud?
Big difference. When Danny Sullivan
did his big loopty-loop at the 1985 In-
dianapolis 500, he certainly didn't do
it on purpose. When Clint Bowyer went
into his slide Saturday night at Rich-
mond, we're guessing it didn't exactly
sneak up and catch him off-guard.
What should we call it?
In '85, Danny Sullivan went on
to victory, so his slide was quickly
dubbed the "Spin to Win." Rhyming
took precedence over the fact Sullivan
definitely didn't need that spi6 in
order to win. Since Bowyer's spin isn't
something NASCAR wants becoming
part of the officially licensed lore, don't
expect "Spin for a Friend" T-shirts to
go on sale soon.
Oh, baby, how close was that?
A tad bit closer than usual, but the.
streak is alive: NASCAR baby'deliver-
ies never (NEVER!) interfere with
the racin'. Either through amazing
coincidence or the miracles of modern
obstetrics, NASQAR babies are usually
born on' Mondays or Tuesdays, but
Jimmie'Johnson's second daughter
was born last Friday well, very early
Friday, at about 2 a.m. We're guessing
they were pushing (so to speak) for a
Thursday rollout, but she must've got-
ten delayed in the tech garage.
Ken Willis has been covering
NASCAR for The Daytona Beach
News-Journal lor 27 years. Reach
him at firstname.lastname@example.org
FEUD OF THE WEEK-
Ryan Newman v*. Clint Bo P '
yer's reportr~dly setf-mJde Ia~t spni -
jumbl d the' field and' ,cst Newfrw'a .-
chance to get infoCthe Ciase.- "
Godwin Kelly gives hIs 'take:Bowyer .
did his job by gettingtearnrfte Mwvat''
Truex Jr. into the Chase. St]ll,' BowyL
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GODWIN'S CHICAGOLAND PICKS
Winner: Kasey Kahne
Rest of the top five: Greg Biffle,
Jimmie Johnson, Kyle Busch,
Dark horse: Mark Martin
-18B THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12,2013