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BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER lockedon
dbuc~raltericIdoriddancor. ltough it Was locked on
u r Wednesday. Thats an in-.
Kathy Feathers Pea- consistency Peacock has
cock fondly remembers noticed from visit to visit.
her childhood days when" But she didn't let her chil-
Wynr Street Park was "an dren use the restroom the
epicenter" for kids on Sat- day she visited, describ-
urdays and after school, ing the facility as being in
And tucked away some-, a "disgusting" state. There
where among her mother's was toilet paper every-
belongings are pictures of :where, she said, the place
those times kids zoom- smelled .bad, there was
ing down what seemed some unidentifiable mate-
to them a giani, twisting rial smeared on the floor,
slide, youngsters with their and one of the toilets ap-
hair flying as they spun in peared not to have been
circles on the park's merry- flushed since it was last
go-round, shots of them used. -:.
exploring the series of On both her Sunday visit
decks and platforms that and on Wednesday; at least
were installed against sev- one of the water fountains
era] ofthe trees in the park. didn't work and there was
Lots-of open space gave drysand in itsdrain basin.
them room to simply run Peacock was so upset
and play. and covered pa- that she wrote',a letter to
vilions provided a place to Marianna City Manager
,spread a picnic lunch. Jim Dean,, and posted, a
As Peacock grew older copy of it on the Jackson
and her attention turned County Floridan's- Face-:
toward the more grown- book page. Dean received
up interests of a teenager, the letter Mionday morn-
the park faded from her ing, and well before noon
thoughts. was already working on a
But nowthat she's -a par- reply to her. He had some
ent, the park is once again good news.
on her mind. She's worried The city will be replac-
about it now. ing the old bathrooms and
Peacock and her chil- placing those facilities in a
dren visited the park on different place in the park.
'a recent Sunday. They The current ones are on the
were the only ones there, back side of the park, not
a circumstance that just very noticeable when dark
wouldn't have been true falls. The new ones will
on any given Sunday of her be placed so that they're
youth. She said she came." clearly in view of motorists
away appalled at the state passing by on Wynn Street,
of the park She said the with the doors facing the
grass reached her toddler's street. That, he hopes, will
knees that day, although by cut diwn on the vandalism
Wednesday another visitor whichaccountsformanyof
thought it looked nearly the problems Peacock saw
mowed, in the restroom. He doesn't
On Peacock's Sundayvis- .
it, the restroom was open, See PARK, Page 7A


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Volunteer uses a toothbrush to clean algae growing around the lights used in caverns tours.


Caverns State Park gears



up for Public Lands Day


BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
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Florida Caverns State Park will
be abuzz with special activities
for visitors to enjoy on Saturday,
Sept. 28, as it celebrates National
Public Lands Day. and will also
provide some opportunities for
volunteers who want to give a
little something back to the park.
The events begin at 10 a.m.
and run through 2 p.m. Regular
admission rates apply, at $5 per
vehicle for utip to eight passen-
gers, as does the standard cave
tour price of $8 for adults and
$5 for children under 12. Kids
younger than 3 years of age get to
tour the cave free of charge.
There is one way to avoid the
fees; you can get in free if you call
ahead at 482-1228 anrid volunteer
Sto roll up your sleeves, grab a
- toothbrush and help clean the
' cave formations of algae, or to
help clean one of two trails near
the Caverns Visitor's Center. Your
name will be put on a list that the
gatekeeper will consult as you
roll in.
.. Otherwise, Friends of the
S Florida Caverns President Bill
Carlo said, you can simply pay.


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Doofy, a brown pelican, stretches his wings for the crowd during the 2012
National Public Lands Day event at Florida Caverns State Park.


your admission, relax and enjoy a
variety of opportunities to enjoy
ahd learn more about the park
and Florida's natural treasures in
general. '
. Wildlife rescue specialist Di-
anna Sue Bryant will bring owls,
Hawks and possibly other res-.
cued creatures from her Sacred
Earth refuge in Alford, sharing in-
formation about them and their


brethren.
Sunshine RidingTrails will have ,
an equestrian presentation.
A volunteer will present a rep-
tile program.
Smokey Bear will show up to
spread the gospel of fire safety.
Lynn Lowenthal will lead a
Reading in the Park acdvity with
: .See CAVERNS, Page 7A


* MOVING DOWN SOUTH


Elaine Kunkle and Paul
Cocuzza get their first
look at the Chipola River
Wednesday as they wait
for a phone call about their
new home at Compass Lake
and reflect on a busy day.
They are moving here from
the Poconos Mountains in
Pennsylvania and learned
about Jackson County
o: ..... ....when they picked up a real,
estate book while visiting
Cocuzza's mother in Dothan.
SThe pair knew each other
in high school and, after
30 years, reunited and are
currently engaged.


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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
Monday-Friday.

People in a photograph on page
3A of the Sept. 10 edition were
incorrectly identified by the
submitter of the related article
("Lowe's;'Heroes' help Elder Care
Services tackle hunger").The
gentlemen in the freezer photograph
with Merita Stanley are Lowe's
employees Mike Owens (left) and
Zach Davis.
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THURSDAY, SEPT.19 Orange
SMalone School Parent Night 6 p.m. Parents, )) VFW
meet inAhe Malon.e School auditorium for a short 2830 V
time to elect School Advisory Council members.' supper
Parents can then visit classrooms and receive )) Alco
instructions on how to set up their Focus Parent 8-9 p.r
Portal to check grades. doniaS
n St. Anne Thrift Store Hours 9 a.m. to 1p.m. limited
Tuesday andThursdays at 4285 Second Ave. in papers
Marianna. A new line of fall attire is in. Call 482-
3734..
))International Chat'n'Sip 8:30 a.m. to 10 11Free
a.m. at the Jackson County Public Library, 2929 'Lipids
Green St.,in Marianna. Learning Center staff and at Chip
their international English learners invite the public Marian
for the exchange of language, culture and ideas ina instant
relaxed environment. Light refreshments served.'No two ho
charge. Call 482-9124.
Caregiver Support Group Meeting -11 a.m. to Beyon
noon in the First Presbyterian Church Social Hall, M-108,
4437 Clinton St.; Marianna. Open to all family care- building
givers providing care toloved onesor friends. Con- emergi
fidential group, facilitated by a professional group nels. Li
counselor: Coffee, water, light snacks provided. cbst:
SChipola Civic Club Meeting Noon at The com, cz
Oaks Restaurant,.Highway 90, Marianna. Call 526- ,, Hool
,3142. County
.) Marianna'Kiwanis Club Meeting- Noon at 'experie
Jim's Buffet & Grill, 4329 Lafayette St., Marianna. share,
Call 482-2290. 9631.
n Job Club Noon to 3 p.m. at the Goodwill Career ) Cele
Training Center, 4742 Highway 90, Marianna. Learn Center
job seeking/retention skills; get job search assis- teen m
tance.Call 526-0139.' hang-u
Jackson County Friends of the Library Annual 20978
Meeting 4:30 p.m. at Jackson Counity-Public Alco
Library, 2929Green St.,,Marianna. Membersand p.m.min
those interested in joining are invited. Call 482- Church
9631. : '
" Chipola Civic Club/Pilot Club Backpack BBQ
Funimdraiser 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.jn the St. Luke's Inte
Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 4362 Lafayette St., EDTat
Marianna. Menu: Pulled pork barbecue, baked 850-6(
beans, coleslaw, roll and dessert. Eat in or'drive
through. Proceeds benefit the JCSB Weekend Aliu
Backpack program for needy kids'. Tickets; $6 each, in IMac'
available from any Pilotmember. Call 209-4658. 4362 L
Gr.up 5 p .m Chapte
SBreast CancerSupport Group 5 p.m. Jack- and Wi
son Hospital, 4250 Hospital Drive, Marianna in the er:Jud
Education classroom on the ground floor. Group is $12. Fo
open to anyone who has o had breast canAer or
breast health issues. Call 718-2661. AIco
".5:30 p.i
Family Law Seminar 5 p.i. at St. James A.M.E. 5hu30 p
Church, 2884 Orange St., Marianna: Presented by
the Jackson County branch of the NAACP. Hosted
by LaDray Gilbert, branch counsel. Seminar features
attorney Carter Young. Call 482-2223. 3 Free
Quit Smoking Now Class/Support Group p.m. Su
-5:30 p.m. at Jackson Hospital Cafeteria Board Churc
Room. Free to attend. Curriculum developed by Books:
ex-smokers for those who want to quit smoking. 3 Alco
Call 482-6500 -6:3C
Jackson County NAACP Meeting 5:30 p.m. (in one
in the St. James A.M.E. Church basement, 2891 Attend
,. drinkin


umnmity Calendi
e St., Marianna. Call569-1294.
9 & Ladies Auxiliary.Meeting 6 p.m. at
Vynn St., Marianna, with a covered-dish

holics Anonymous Closed discussion,
n., First United Methodist Church, 2901 Cale-
St., Marianna, in the AA room. Attpidance :
I to persons with a desire to stop'drinking;
will not be signed. '

FRIDAY, SEPT. 20
Screenings for Cholesterol, Glucose, and
- 9 a.m. noon and 1 p.m-3 p.m; Medwheehl
>ola Fitness Center, 4230 Lafayette St.,
ing. Screening involves a finger stick with
t results. it is best to havefasied for at least
ur prior. ., ,
ill Business Seminar: "Social Media
d Facebook" 9:30-11:30'a.m.. in Room
, Chipola College Business and Technology
g. Marianna. Provides an overview of new.
ing. and audience-specific social media chan
earn which are right for which businesses.
115. Register online at www.iorthfloridabiz.
all 718-2441 or email seversone@chipola.edi
ks and Needles -10 a m. at the Jackson
y Public Library, Marianna Branch. New and
ienced hand crafters welcome-to create,
learn or teach favoydrite projects. Call 482-

brate Recovery 7 p.m. at Evangel WorshiF
, 2645 Pebble Hill Road in Marianna. Adult,
meetings to "overcome hurts, habits and
ups," Dinner: 6 p.m. Child care available. Call
856,573-1131.. ;
holics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9
the AA room of First United Methodist
h, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.

SATURDAY. SEPT. 21
national Coastal Cleanup-9"a.m. to noon
Chattahqochee River Landing Park. Call ':
63-4361.
ual Constitutioh Week Luncheon -11 a.m.
Kinnon Hall, St. Luke's Episcopal Church,
afayette St.. Marianna. Hosted by Chipola
;r, NSDAR. Blue Springs Society, N.S.C.A.R.,
lliam'Dunaway Chapter, SAR. Keynote speak-
ge William L. Wright.Dutch-treat luncheon:
ir reservations call 209-4066 by Sept. 15.
hqlics Anonymous Open Meeting 4:30-
m., in the AA room of First United Methodist
h, 2901 Caledonia St., Marianna.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 22
Beginner Sign Language Classes-6-7
Undays, Sept. 15-Oct. 13, Shiloh Baptist
h, 1976 Shiloh Lane, Chipley. Class; Free.
$10: Call;. 850-326-0244 or 850-596-6232.
holics Anonymous Closed Discussion
I p.m. at 4349 W. Lafayette St. in Marianna"
-story building behind 4351 W. Lafayette St.)
ance limited topersons with a desire to stop
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D Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting 8 p.m .in/
the board room of Campbellton-Graceville Hospital.
5429*College Drive. Graceville. . :

; MONDAY, SEPT.23
Marianna Lions Club Meeting noon at Jim's
Buffet & Grill, 4329 Lafayette St.; Marianna. Call
482-2005. ... ,
i School Advisory Meeting-3:15 p.m. Marianna
Middle School, 4144 South St., Marianna. Mrs. '
Sherri Godwin's room 005A, 7th grade building: All
S'parents welcome. Call 482-9609 ext. 546.'
s Jackson County Quilters Guild Meeting
5:30-7:30 p.m. at Ascension Lutheran Church,
3975 U.S. 90 West,'Marianna. Business meetings
Share fourth Mondays: other Mondays are for
projects. lessons, help. All quilters welcome. Cat :
209-7638.
3 Jackson Hospital Board of Trustees Joint ,
Conference Committee Meeting-5:30 p.m. in
the classroom. Call 718-2629.
S) Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9
p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St., Marianna.

: TUESDAY, SEPT. 24
)) St. Anne Thrift Store Hours 9 a.m. to 1p.m.
Tuesday andThursdays at 4285 Second Ave. in
Marianna. A new line of fall attire is in. Call 482-
3734. 1
P ) New Pinochle Club: First Meeting- 9:30-11
a.m. in the Ascension Lutheran Church Fellowship
Hall, 3875 Highway 90, Marianna. Public welcome.
Calfl482-6132. .
Orientation Noon to 3 p.m. at Goodwill Career
Training Center, 4742 Highway 90, Marianna. Learn'
about and register for free services. Call 526-0139.
'.I I
I Sewing Circle-1 p.m. at Jackson County Senior
Citizens, 2931 Optimist Drive, Marianna. Call 482-
5028. ,,
)) Healthy Homes Seminar-6 p.m. to 8 p.m:.
Jackson County Agricultural Complex, 2741
Pennsylvania Ave.,'Suite3, Marianna. Learn ways .
to maintain a healthy living environment in your
home. Topics: Health, safety, energy efficiency,
and household pests. R.S.V.'P. by Sept. 17. Light
snacks provided. Free admission. Contact: aman-
dagriffin@ufl.edu or 482-9620.
Genealogy 101 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sept.
10,17 and 24, at the'Jackson County Public Library,
2929 Green St. in Marianna. This three-session
course for budding genealogists has tips and strate-
gies on how to constructyour family tree. Materi-
als fee: $2. Register today to hold your place. Call
482-9631.
Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting- 8 p.m.
.to 9 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St., Marianna.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT, 25
) Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting Noon
Sto.l'p.m. in theAA roori of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St.. in Marianna,


,The submission deadline for this calendar is two days before publication. Submit to: Community Calendar/Jackson County Fioridan, PR 0. Box 520, Marianna, FL 32447,
email editorial@jcfloridan.com, fax 850-482-4478 or bring items to 4403 Constitution Lane in Marianna..


Police Romdup


Marianna Police Department
The Marianna Police Department listed
the following incidents for Sept. 17, the
latest available report: Two suspicious
persons, one escort, one report of mental
illness, one vehicle'burglary, one burglar
alarm, three larceny complaints, one fol-
low-up investigation, one juvenile com-
plaint, one noise disturbance, one animal
complaint, one sex offense, two assists of
other agencies, two public service calls and
one 911 hang-up.


Jackson County Sheriff's Office
SThe Jackson County Sheriff's Office and
county fire/rescue reported the following
incidents for Sept. 17, the latest available
report: Two drunk drivers, one accident,
one hospice death, one abandoned vehicle,
two reckless drivers, three suspicious ve-
hicles, one suspicious person, one escort,
one highway obstruction, one structure


burglary, one vehicle burglary, one physi-
cal disturbance, one verbal disturbance,
... 12 medical calls, one traffic.
IE crash, one burglar alarm,
7. one report of shooting in
r Ei the area, 11 traffic stops,
one larceny complaint, one
criminal mischief conm-
plaint, one lost property report, one follow-
up investigation, one juvenile complaint,
one animal bite, one animal complaint,
one fraud complaint, 23 property checks,
four assists of motorists or pedestrians,
two assists of other agencies, one welfare
check, six transports-one related to Baker
Act, one threat/harassment complaint and
one 911 hang-up.


Jackson County
Correctional Facility
The following persons were booked into
the county jail during the latest reporting


periods:
)) John Adams, 41; 4920 Avriett Drive,.
Marianna, violation of state probation.
S))James Spears, 36,2920 Harrison St.,
Marianna, sale of cocaine, sale of imitation
controlled substance.
)) Michael Whittlngton, 51,2269 Tadpole
Lane,.Marianna, driving while license sus-
pended or revoked-knowingly.'
Colby Jerome, 29, 722 Brown St., Chi-
pley, non-child support.
)) Austin Wells, 30,409 Randwick
Road, Dothan, Ala.', violation of county
probation.
Justin WIlson, 22,125 Westridge Drive,
Tallahassee, burglary of a conveyance,
grand theft of a firearm.
) Matthew Kaharoeddin, 26,3231 Mound
Drive, Tallahassee, violation of state
probation.
Jail Population: 221
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).


Oct. Sepi. Sept-.
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DR. GAY GUEST SPEAKER AT SMITH-KELLY POST 100


A tthe
September
JA Meeting of
Smith-Kelly Post
100 of the Ameri-
can Legion local
physician Dr. Joe
Gay (center) was
the guest speaker.:
He spoke on the
"Signs Qf a Heart
Attack."


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Chipola Theatre auditions for '1940's Radio Hour'


". "Special to the Floridan

Chipola College Theatre
j ", "director Charles Sirmon
I .. .will hold auditions for
I i . "The 1940's Radio Hour,"
C, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 at 6
p.m. in the Center for the
.& Arts. Auditions are for ages
!6 and up.
,.,'., .The show will run Dec. 5
: .' through Dec. 8. Withmusic
C^D ;W by Walton Jones, the show
| ? is full of 1940s music, danc-
... ing and old-time sound ef-
I |fects. Hits include "That
1" Old Black Magic," 'Ain't
S, She Sweet," "Blue Moon,"
i "Boogie Woogie Bugle
I i Boy," and "Have Yourself a
I, V. l |K :. MMerry Little Christmas."
The play portrays the
S- final holiday broadcast
j J^ n of the Manhattan Variety
jp.,' A, R Cavalcade on a New York
A C \ radio station in Decem-
|,' M '1A' I WAlTOfi JOib ber 1942. Theatre-goers
1 .... : :become the live audience
;-.... ..-*: .).- . .. -...~i ~w............ ................... w watching a cast of 14 and -
......-- "- -- ----band rehearse and per-,
f"h9sad Ho reform popular songs of the
Image showing poster for4The94m0'smRedio Hour.'
'40's, commercials, hies-


sages to the troops over-
seas, and sound effects, as
they also reveal the drama
of their real life "off-mic"
situations.
The cast of a dozen or so
includes men and women
with song and dance expe-
rience and a couple of roles
that do not require singing.
Band members interact
with performers onstage,
butonly one has no lines.
Sirmon also is looking for
two to three tap dancers.
Roles are: Pops stage
doorman (no singing);
Stan, radio tecnhician
(no singing); Lou Cohn
- stage manager, does cho-
reography, plays piano,
sings in group numbers,
no solos; Clifton A. Fed-
dington the boss, the
MC, charming at the mic,
sings in group numbers;
Neal Tilden cab driver,
gets a solo but doesn't per-
fqrm it well, sings in group
numbers; Ann Collier -sec-
retary with beautiful voice,
must be able to ballroom


dance, sings solos and du-
ets and group songs; Ge-
neva Lee Brown beau-
tiful, jazz singer, ., group
numbers as well as solos;
Biff Baker -plays trumpet
(or sax) in the band, sings
one solo;' Connie Miller-
teenager, pretty voice, tap
dancer, jitterbugs, two
solos, duet and sings in'
group songs; Johnny Can-
tone featured vocalist
-sings solos and group
numbers; Ginger Brooks
- bubbieheaded waitress
-great song stylist, some
dance, solos and group
* songs;. BJ Gibson -Yale
student, graceful dancer,
good singer, solos, and
group songs; Wally Fergus-
son delivery boy, sings
along with this show; and
Zoot Doubleman band-
leader, plays piano, sings
one number (but song can
be spoken).
For information, contact
Charles Sirmon at 718-
2227 or email sirmonc@
chipola.edu


35th annual Sunland Fall Festival set for Oct. 26


Special to the Floridan

The 35th Annual Sun-
land Fall Festival will be
held Oct. 26 at the Sun-
land Environment Park.
Activities will begin with
a parade at 9 a.m. and
the day, will 'conclude
around 3 pm. Sunland
is located on Highway 71
north of Marianna.' In
addition to a parade, the
festival features a multi-
tude of activities for all
ages. Numerous vendors
are on hand with a: vari-
ety of items for sale and a
wide assortment of food
to satisfy everyone's taste
buds. Entertainment
also is provided through-
out the day on multiple
stages throughout the
park.
The parade kicks the
day off at 9. a.m. and pa-
rade watchers can expect
well over 50 entries in' the
parade, including' many


biles and much, much
more.
SWith family, friends,
volunteers, vendors and
the general public, Sun-
land expects more than
3,000 people will be stroll-
ing through the' park
that day. For general
information concern-
ing the Fall Festival or to
reserve booths for crafts
or food. concessions,
please contact Karen Hen-
rickson at 482-9373. For
more parade information,
please contact Clint Cox at
482-9387.


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Marching Band "The Pride"during last year's Fall Festival parade.


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Bridge club results
announced
The Marianna Dupli-
cate Bridge Club an-
nounces winners of the
Sept. 16 game:
)) First place Kurt
Opfermann Douglas
Parker
))Second place Bill
Lies Doris Ottinger
))Third place Kitty
Myers Betty Joyce
Hand ,
))Fourth place Lois
Stanwaity Armin .
Kunlder,
))Fifth place Lib-
bySpence- Betty
Brendemuehl-
'The Marianna Bridge
Club is sanctioned by
the American Contract
Bridge League. The
game.is held every
Monday atI p.m. at
St. Luke's Episcopal ;
Church, 4362 Lafayette
St., Marianna. Anyone
is welcome to come
and play or observe. For
more information and
partners call Libby Hutto
at 526-3162.

Third annual Miss
Jackson County
Cotton Pageant
The third annual Miss
Jackson C6unty Cotton
Pageant will be held on
Oct. 12 at 6 p.m. in the
Graceville Civic Center
in Graceville. The pag-,
eant is open to girls ages
3 to 21.The entry fee is
$30 with anoptional $10
for photo. .
There will be an
evening gown competi-
tion with an onstage
question, which will
. be excluded for 3- and
.4-year-olds.
The attire for Tiny Miss
and Little Miss is heir-
loom or short pageant
dress and Young Miss
thru Miss evening gown.
The age group catego-
ries are: 3-4 Tiny Miss;
5-7 Little Miss; 8-11
Young Miss; 12-14 Junior
Miss; 15-17 Teen Miss;
18-21 Miss.
The deadline to enter
is Oct. 6.,
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at 663-4529 or 557-2725
for more information.
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S." . THEASSOCIATED PRESS
Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad (right) views a fan's cellphone
phone photo Sept. 3 during a parade in Key West, a day after
Nyad completed a Cuba-to-Key West swim that took 52 hours
and 54 minutes.


Nyad to be grand
marshal at fest
,KEYMWEST Endurance
swimmer Diana Nyad has
accepted an invitation to
be the grand marshal of
KeyWest's annual Fantasy
Fest parade.
Fantasy Fest officials an-
nounced Nyad's intention
Wednesday to preside ove
the. decadent costuming
arid masking festival's
highlight event set for Sat-
urday evening, Oct. 26.
On-Sept. 2, Nyad com-
pleted a 110-mile swim
from Cuba to KeyWest.
Despite some skeptics
who: questioned the
legitimacy of her accom-
plishment, the KeyWest
community has embrace
the 64-year-old athlete.
The Fantasy Fest parade
is well known for some-
times satirizing current
events and controversies.
Festival officials wouldn't
provide details of the
float Nyad is to ride; but
confided it would likely be
themed around her almost
53-hourxswim across the
Florida Straits.
SThe 10-day Fantasy Fest
celebration is set for Oct.
S18-27,

Man gets life for
killing rival, baby
MIAMI -A South.
Florida man convicted of
killing a supposed rival
drug dealer and a 10-
month-old baby has been
sentenced to life inprison
AMiami-Dade judge ,
sentenced Jimmie L.
Bowen on Wednesday. He
was convicted of murder.
Authorities say'then-16-
year-old Bowen walked
up to four men playing
dominoes in front of a
house in December 2008
andfatally shot 26-year-k
old Pierre Roche, who
had been' encroaching on
:the territory of the "New
Moneii" gang. Bowen also
wounded Christopher
Smith and then turned his
gun on the baby, Derrick
Days Jr., who was sitting
on .his father's lap.

Fired trooper
Gets his job back
TALLAHASSEE A fired
Florida Highway Patrol
trooper who got introuble
over giving breaks to state
legislators is heading back
to work.,
The Florida Highway Pa-
trol is reinstating Trooper
Charles Swindle to his job
this Friday.
Swindle was fired
because he wrote $10
citations for no proof of
insurance to. two legisla-
tors and another driver
instead of ticketing them
for speeding.
Rep. Charles McBurnmey,
R-Jacksonville, com-
plained about the citation
Swindle argued that he
was carrying out a long-.
standing but unwritten
policy of giving breaks
gon speeding tickets to
legislators.
A state employee
panel ruled in August that
Swindle deserved to get
suspended instead of get-
ting fired. Swindle's agenq
decided to reinstate him
instead of contesting the
ruling. "
Swindle is fighting to
jget back pay and prove he


should not be suspended.

Judge facing charges
S still collects salary
BARTOW- A Polk
County judge accused of
falsifying time sheets for
her judicial assistantwill
continue to-collect her'
salary.
r Circuit Judge Beth-Har-
Slan was charged last week
with scheming to defraud
and grand theft. Accord-
ing to an affidavit, Harlan
signed off on time sheets
so that her judicial assis-
tant, Alisha Rupp, would
get paid for time that she
didn't work. Harlan's arrest
followed an investigation'
that began after Rupp
Made public claims in July
that she was fired for com-
plaining about a "sexually
toxic work environment
at the courthouse.
Chief Judge William
Bruce Smith confirmed
to The Ledger that Harlan
will continue to receive'
Sher salary, which is about
t $142,000 year, during
Usher "voluntary suspen-
sion." Smith says Harlan's
absence will put a strain
on the local courts.

ACLU sues state over
felon's suspension
TALLAHASSEE The
American Civil Liber-
ties Union of Florida is
suing the Department of
Highway Safety and Motor
Vehicles to stop automatic
, driver's license suspen-
sions when criminals can't
pay court costs and fines.,
The suit was filed on
Wednesday on behalf of
Reginald Foster of Bro-
ward County. The ACLU
claims Foster's rights were
violated when the five-
time felon wasn't allowed
'to challenge his license
suspension.
The ACLU says the state
has suspended more
than 211,000 licensekfor
'not paying court costs
s and fees. A department
spokeswoman said it is
simply following state law
and it will seek to dismiss
., thelawsuit.
'The ACLU says that Fos-
ter can't pay the $5.450.69
he owes because he only
Searns $1,200 a month and
can't'find a better paying
Sjob because he can't drive.

Dog recovering
from severe beating
GAINESVILLE-Alach-
ua County Animal Services
officials saythey don't
have any leads in the case
of adog that was severely
beaten at a Gainesville
apartment complex.
The Gainesville Sun
reports three children
ages 9,10 and 12- saw
a man beating the dog on
Sept. 12. They told-police
. the man choked the dog
with her leash, then re-
moved her collar and beat
her with it.
Authorities say the
older child told the man
he needed to take care of
the dog and the man ran.
The family of one of the
children called animal
services, which took the
y dog for emergency care.
The dog remains in the
medical wing of the Ani-
mal Services department.

From wire reports


STATE


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'Hiccup girl' trial underway


The Associated Press

CLEARWATER A
woman who gained fame
because of her uncon-
trolled hiccupping as a
teenager set up a robbery
that went bad and ended
in -Inurder, Florida pros-
ecutors said Wednesday.
Jennifer Mee, 22, is on
trial for first-degree mur-
der. Opening statements
were presented Wednes-
day in Pinellas County
Court, with the prosecu-
tion saying that Mee lured
the victim to an aban-
doned home under the
pretense of buying mari-
'juana in October of 2010.
Once there, two of Mee's
friends robbed him at
gunpoint but the victim
struggled and was. shot
four times.
"'She set everything up,"
said Assistant State Attor-
ney Chris LaBruzzo, point-
ing at a sad-faced Mee.
As a 15-year-old; Mee
developed a case of the
hiccups that wouldn't go
away. Videos of her hic-
cupping gained her na-
tional attention, s did
her attempts to quell the
problem. She tried home
remedies and consulted
medical specialists, a hyp-
notist and an acupunctur-
ist, until the hiccups final-
ly stopped on their own.
She appeared on several
TV shows and while on


'THEA W i.60,kEl-Pffni."
Jennifer Mee looks at potential jurors as jury selection
begins her murder trial, Tuesday at the Pinellas County


Justice Center in Clearwater.
the "Today" show, was
hugged by fellow' guest
and country .music star
Keith Urban.. :
Her attorney," John Trey-.
ena, mentioned Mee's
fame during his opening,
statement.
"Ms. Mee is known as the
Hiccup Girl," Trevena told
the 12-member jury. "Ms.
Mee was, at the age of 15,
subject to extraordinary
amount of local and na-
tional publicity because of
a medical condition."
Trevena said prior to the
trial that his, client suffers
from Tourette's Syndrome
and schizophrenia, but
he is not using an insanity
defense.:
A court psychologist
who evaluated Mee on


.r' *'" 'f : ' i ''
Wednesday said 'she was
competent to 'stand trial.
Mee arid two meni 'were
charged in the death of
Shannon Griffin, a 22-
year-old Wal-Mart worker.
Prosecutors say Mee lured
Griffin to a St. Petersburg
home under the pretense
of. buying marijuana -
but instead, two of Mee's
friends robbed him at
gunpoint. Griffin strug-
gled with the suspects and
was shot several times;
Detectives said Mee ac-
cepted a friend request
from Griffin. on a social
networking website five
or six days before the rob-
bery, but it was unclear if
Griffin had recognized her
as the "hiccup girl.".,
Mee's co-defendant,


LaRon Raiford, was con-
victed and sentenced to
life in prison in August.
Lamont Newton, the oth-
er co-defendant who was
also Mee's boyfriend at the
timeof the'crime, hasriot
yet gone to trial. 1,
Trevena said Wednesday
that Meei did not orches-
trate the robbery and in-
stead said the evidence
will show that the shoot-
ing was because Raiford
thought his girlfriend was
getting too friendly with
Griffin. Raiford, Newton
and Raiford's girlfriend
who was never charged
conspired to blame the
crime on Mee because
she is younger and they
believed her more sympa-
thetic to authorities; Trev-
ena said.
"Four ,shots take quite
amount of thought and
dexterity," said Trevena.
"That seemsto be ifidica-
jtive. more of a crime of
passion." *
At issue is whether Mee
is a bystander or the per-
son 'who planned, the
robbery -= prosecutors
say she played 'an active
role in planning -the rob-
bery, which led to Griffin's
death. Under Florida law,
people, can be convicted
of murder if, .they com-
mit a serious felony crime
such as robbery -- and
someone was killed as a
result.


Four dead following shooting, chase








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'TheAssociated ress "

FORT LAUDERDALE Four peo-
ple are dead in South Florida fol-
,lowing a shooting and high-speed
chase.
Miami-Dade police report that
48-year-old Antonio Feliu shot his
former girlfriend and her adult .M
daughter Wednesday morning. Po-`"
lice say 51-year-old Vivian Gallego
Martinez died at the scene, while
28-year-old Anabel Benitez-died at,
a nearby trauma center.
Feliu had already fled' by the tine
police arrived, but officers called in Fe- THEASSOCIATED PRESS
description. of his vehicle to initi- d
a 1rito o n Miami-Dade police reported that a man named Antonio Feliu shot a womanand
ate a purDuit. ct f her adult daughter then led police in a high speed chase that ended in a fatal two-
, Anl MDPD helicopter 'followed vehicle crash Wednesday.
Feliu's SUV into rural southwestern
Broward County, where he eventu- reports .hat, 48-year-old Maritza- fired and deputies retreated. SWAT
ally crashed into another vehicle at Medinawas ejected ftom hervehicle teams then. surrounded Feliu's ye-
an intersection. and died at the scene. As deputies hide. to take him into custody, but
The Broward- Sheriff's Office approached Feliiu's SUV, shots were, he was already dead.



FI offers ek into undersea lab


TheAssociated Press !tion of the first Aquarius
-" . mission U.nder,FIU's over-
ISLAMORADA An.. sight, university officials
iu idersea research lab in' said they were working
the Florida Keys will offer to improve academic and
Florida International Uni- public access to data col-
veisity, students and fac-.. elected at the world's only
ultyunparalleled access to, undersea research facil-
-cutting-edge technology ity. They also hope to in-
and more than two de-.-, crease opportunities for
cades of continuous data" classrooms to connect
from an imperiled ecosys- live, with scientists living
tern, school officials said underwater.
Wednesday. .Aquarius allows scien-
FIU took over operations tists to live and work un-
at Aquarius, 'Reef Base in derwaterfor days at time
January. The lab sits about without coming up for air.
60 feet below the ocean's It's a 43-foot-long pressur-
surface a few miles off Key ized metal tube. about the
Largo. The federal govern- size of a school bus.
ment owns the lab but cut For more than two de-
its budget last year, which cades, marine scientists
put the lab at risk for dclo- have used the lab as a
'sure until FIU assumed its base to study the effects
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tal changes in coral reef
and the populations of
sea creatures that call it
home. It allows research-
ers to scuba. dive up to
nine continuous hours a
day. without needing to
return to the surface or
decompress.
Astronauts also use
Aquarius for training for
space missions. Four as-
tronauts took the plunge
last week in the lab's first
mission under FIU.
NASA officials, said the
watery environment is
similar to a low earth'orbit
and helps astronauts field


test their skills for space
expeditions.
; Aquarius also helps as-
tronauts experience liv-
ing in isolated, extreme
environments, said Bill
Todd, program manager
for exploration analogs at
the NASA Johnson' Space
Center.
When the. lab's .cooling
System needed emergen-
cy repairs last week, they
weren't phased by the in-
terruption, Todd said.
I "My two astronauts said
to me, 'This is just like
space flight. Perfect,'" he
said.


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Miami-Dade to cut Healthcare Planning Dept. Oct. 1


The Associated Press '

MIAMI Miami-Dade County
is cutting its county HealthCare
Planning department on Oct. 1,
the same day residents across the
country can sign up for health
insurance in state exchanges un-
der the Affordable Care Act.
The success of the law will have
a major effect in Florida, home
to one of the highest rates of un-
insured residents in the country.
Miami-Dade County ranks near
the top of that list with more
than 34 percent of uniinsured
residents. The decision to cut
the HealthCare Planning depart-
ment comes as the pushback
against so-called "Obamacare"


by Gov. Rick Scott and other Re- of our low-income and middle-
publican lawmakers is reaching class residents," Miami-Dade
a fever pitch. Democratic Party Chair An-
According to its website, the nette Taddeo-Goldstein said in a
Office of Countywide Healthcare statement.
Planning links residents, with AspokeswomanforRepublican
health program or services that Mayor Carlos Gimenez's office
best fit their needs, said the department is being cut
The Miami-Dade Democratic because of limited resources and
Party said in a statement' that that the move will save $728,000,
the decision comes just as un- including five staff positions.
insured residents could most The timing is the, beginning of
benefit from help in navigating- their fiscal year and not related
"Obamacare." to the new federal health law,
"This is an irresponsible, po- spokeswoman Vanessa Santa-
litically motivated action de-' na-Pefiate told The Associated
signed' to undermine Pbam- Press.
acare at all costs... (the mayor) She said other departments in
has continually pushed for an" the county will try to absorb the
austerity budget on the backs services, but she added it's likely


"we will have to partner with
other agencies."
The department cut is the latest
in the political wrangling around
the state regarding the contro-
versial new federal health.law.
Last week, the Department of
Health ordered county health
-departments across Florida to
ban counselorsfrom conduct-
ing outreach on their property.
The locations work with large
numbers of uninsured and low-
income residents who could
benefit from. the exchange.
Democrats said banning those
counselors, also known as navi-
gators, along with. the Health-
Care Planning department puts
Miami residents at a double


disadvantage.
Earlier this year, the Legislature
also voted not to expand Medic-
aid to an estimated 1 million Flo-
ridians. Lawmakers also voted to
give up its authority to negotiate
cheaper rates with insurers for
'the first two'years of the state
exchange.
Health and Human Services
Secretary Kathleen Sebelius
made her third visit to Florida
in five days Tuesday in an effort
to counteract the negative mes-
sages federal health officials said
are coming from Florida.
"It's unfortunate that keeping
information from people seems
to be something of a 'pattern
here in the state," she said. ,


Inmate doesn't want execution delayed


TheAssociated Press'

TALLAHASSEE A man
convicted of murdering
a woman he kidnapped
from a convenience store
parking lot doesn't want
his execution delayed, the
Florida Supreme Court
was told Wednesday.
WilliamHapp-whokid-
napped, beat, raped and
killed 21-'year-old Angela
Crowley on May 24, 1986
- said he has had plenty
of time to think about his
execution and wants'it to
go forward as scheduled
Oct. 15, according to'a re-
port filed by Circuit Court


People ma
The Associated Press :


TUSCALOOSA Several:
hundred people marched
Wednesday at the Univer-
'.sity of Alabama to oppose
racial segregation among
., the school's Greek-letter
social organizations.
"The marchers headed
'from the university library
:,to', the administration
Building, where the presi-
dent's office is located. The
.group was gathered on the
steps of the administration
building, standing behind
a lage banner that said
"Last stand.in the school-
house door."
Faculty Senate Presi-
dent Steve Miller had an-
Snounced the demonstra-
tion at a Faculty Senate'
'meeting, whereprofessors
spoke out against long-
standing' racial segrega-
tion in fraternities' and
sororities.
School President Judy
Bonner issued' a video
. statement acknowledging
the system is segregated by
race. She is' requiring .that
sororities belonging toa
campus association com-
posed of white sororities
'begin using a new recruit-
. meant process aimed at di-
Sversifying the groups.
The allegations that
some groups had denied
entry to. black students
Were first detailed by the
student newspaper, The


Businessman gets 12
plus years for fraud
FORT LAUDERDALE
'--A South Florida
businessman has been
sentenced to more than 12
years in federal prison for
investment fraud involv-.
ing purported housing
projects in Haiti and other
developing countries.
'U.S. District Judge
SWilliam Dimitrouleas
Imposed the sentence
SWednesday on.54-year-
Sold Claudio Osorio, who
:.pleaded guilty earlier this
Year to wire fraud and
Money laundering con-
' spiracy charges.

Officials get homeless
veterans off streets
TAMPA- Tampa of-
ficials are teaming up to
help get homeless veter-
ans off the streets.
Several organizations,
including the police
department and sheriff's
office, have identified


Judge Richard Howard.
Howard held a hearing
to discuss the case. Happ'
took part in the proceed-
ings by phone from Florida
State Prison in Starke.
S"The court explained the
gravity of the situation to..'.
Happ and explained that
this was his last opportu-
nity to change his mind,"
Howard wrote. "The Court
specifically asked 'Do you
want anyone to file any
motions delaying your
execution, sir?' The defen-
dent, begged, 'None at all,
please.'".
Happ's decision came as
a relief to Crowley's btoth-


er Chris, who has been ex-
pecting Happ's lawyers to
fight the execution. ,
'After all this time it's just
really hard to believe. He's
just contested anything and
everything up until now,"
said Chris Crowley. "Until
it's actually taken place, I'll
be sitting on pins and nee-
dies, not as many pins and.
needles, but yeah."
Angela Crowley moved to
Fort Lauderdale .from Or-
egon, 111. just' five months
before the murder. 'She
was working as a travel
agent hopingto pursue her
dreams ,to see the world.
She was driving to Yan-


keetown to spend Memori-
al Day weekend on the Gulf
with a friend. She stopped
at the closed convenience
store to call her friend,
who planned to meet her
to show Crowley the rest of
the way to her house.
The call was never made.
Happ smashed Crowley's
driver side window and
kidnapped her. He raped
and killed her by a canal,
where a fisherman found
her body later that day.
SHapp, 51, told the judge
he "had enough time to
make this decision" and he
.has "thought about this for
many years."


trch against Greek segregation





'. '. . .w,,~ n <..ii~f; 'blac pl d es.
'"'those who were not.
nvs f 'm YardenaWolf of Corvallis,
mel. l LTH o C a o Ore., a 19-year-o1d sopho-
more at the University of
,Alabama, 'said she is still
a member of her all-white
"sorority, Alpha Omicron
Pi. But she moved out of
the sorority house after
facing, criticism on social
media for breaking soror-
ity policyby speaking pub-
licly about the-decision to
not offer-membership to
7. ..DHOT'' 5. HE A'C' I frfL blatckpledges.
University of Alabama students gather on the steps of the "Rush was really, 'really
Amelia Gayle:Gorgas Library to prepare "or a march on the hard to go through living
Rose AdministrationBuilding in protest of the university's in the house, .,We obvi-
segregated solonity system'in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Wednesday. ously didn't pledge an Af-
rican-American girl like I
thought we would. It was
really' frustrating, and I
faced some difficulties in
my room and-my house, so
I just thought it would be
better if I. moved out," Wolf
said.,
Khorflan Patterson of
Houston, 19, is a sopho-
more and is .not involved
in a Greek organization.
Patterson,' who is, black,
said,many of the students
speaking out.- about' seg-
Female students at UA prepare to -run from.Bryant-Denny' regation within the sys-
Stadium to their:new sorority houses after receiving their bids tem also are from outside
in Tuscaloosa on Aug.17. .Alabahna.
She-said that while she


CrtmsonWhite. became.. the university's.
'"While we will not tell first female president less
any group who they must than a year ago.
pledge, the University of 'On 'Wednesday, the
Alabama will not toler- crowd included both stu-
ate' discrimination of any dents who were members
kind,". said Bonner, who of Greek organizations and


homeless veterans and
will provide a ride on
Wednesday to an event
to help those who have
, served our country.
The.event is called the
One Stop Shop for Home-
lessVeterans with VA.
Outreach Bus.
Veteran's affairs counsel-
ors will be onhand to help.
with filling out housing
voucher applications,
organize, their military.pa-
perwork, and assess their
needs for mental health
and substance abuse
counseling.

Man convicted
in death of woman
JACKSONVILLE A
Jacksonville man faces
life in prison after a jury
found him guilty of the
2016 death of a pregnant
woman and her.unborn
child.
The verdict was an-
nounced Tuesday night.
Authorities say 27-year-
old AndrewWayne King


will be sentenced in
October.
The Florida Times- Union
reports'King stabbed Feli-
cia Burney in.the neck and
chest because he thought


and others love the uni-
versity, they are surprised
to 'find segregated social
organizations when they
arrive in Tuscaloosa.
"The institutional racism
came as a shock," she said.


she was interfering in his
relationship with a former
girlfriend. Burney was
living with King's former
girlfriend at the time.
From wire reports


Federal judge asked

to dismiss BP oil rig

supervisors' charges

The Associated Press preventer. "Clearly, the
Deepwater Horizon is at-


-NEW ORLEANS'- Law-
yers for 'two BP rig su-
pervisors charged in the.
deaths of 11 workers in the
Deepwater Horizon disas-
ter asked a federal judge
on Wednesday to dismiss
the manslaughter charges
Against their clients.
U.S. District Judge Stan-
wood Duval Jr. -didn't im-
mediately rule after hear-
ing arguments by Justice
SDepartment prosecutors
arid attorneys for Rob-
ert Kaluza .and Donald
Vidrine, who are charged
with 11'" counts of 'dsea-
man's manslaughter" and
11 counts'of involuntary
manslaughter.
Lawyers for Kaluza and
Vidrine argue that the
seaman's manslaughter
charges don't apply to the
case because the Deep-
water Horizon- the rig
that exploded in the Gulf
in April 2010 wasn't
"erected" on the Outer
Continental Shelf.
"The weight' of this rig
is not supported by the
shelf," said, David Gerger,
one of Kaluza's' attorneys.
"It floats. It's in 5,000 feet
of water.".
Duvai suggested that
the debate could hinge on
whether the rig's blowout
preventer is an "accoutre-
ment of the ship, thereby'
being part and parcel
thereof."',
"Because it's clearly at-
tached to the seabed," the
-judge said of the blowout


tacked' to the blowout
preventer."
SIn response, Gerger
compared the blow-
-out preventer to a ship's
anchor.
"It doesn't support the
weight of the Deepwater
Horizon in any way," he
said.
Justice Department
prosecutor William Peri-
cak said the language 6f
the seaman's manslaugh-
ter statute clearly applies
to the circumstancess of
this case. He likened the
Deepwater Horizon to a'
"giantvrector'set" and'said
Sthe primary dictionary
definition of "erect" is "to
construct by assembling."
"It sank as one inte-
gral unit," he said. "So
the language of the stat-
ute comfortably fits this
situation." ,
Kaluza and Vidrine
pleadednotguiltylastyear
to charges they botched a
key safety test and disre-
garded abnormally high
pressure readings that
were glaringsigns of trou-
ble before the'blowout of
BP's Macondo well. Their
trial is scheduled to start
inJune2014. .
The rig, which London-
based BP PLC leased from
Houston-based Trains-
ocean Ltd., was about 48
miles from the Louisiana
coast and operatingg un-
der the flag of the Mar-
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Submerged cars found in Okla. may solve cold cases


\ The Associated Press

SAYRE, Okla. When
three teenagers from this
small Oklahoma town dis-
appeared on their way to a
high school football game
in 1970, rumors swirled as
to what happened to the
trio.
Some thought the three
had stumbled across a
drug deal at a rural airstrip
and been killed. Others
said they might have run
away to California.
"There have been theo-
ries from everybody," said
Dayva Spitzer, -publisher
of The Sayre Record news-
paper and a longtime resi-
dent. "Everyone suspected
foul play.... But every lead
justwent nowhere."
Now authorities believe
they have a key piece to
the puzzle:'A 1969 Camaro,
just like the one the teens
were driving, was pulled
from a lake with the skele-
tal remains of three people
.inside. .
And that wasn't the only
discovery. A second car
containing remains, an
early 1950s Chevrolet, was
also recovered from Foss


THEASSOCIATED PRESS
Law enforcement officials' from multiple agencies examine the two cars pulled from Foss
Lake, in Foss, Okla., Wednesday, Sept. 18. The Oklahoma State Medical Examiner's Office says
authorities have recovered skeletal remains of multiple bodies in the Oklahoma lake where the
cars were recovered. .


Lake. Custer County Sher-
iff Bruce Peoples believes
it may solve another case
in which two men and a
woman disappeared a year
before the teens vanished.
"These vehicles match
those missing-persons re-


ports ,real close," Peoples
said Wednesday as inves-
tigators combed through
what remained of the rusty,
mud-covered vehicles.
The missing teens were
identified as Leah John-
son, Michael Rios and


Jimmy Williams.
, Both vehicles were dis-
covered Tuesday in about
12 feet of water by divers
conducting a training ex-.
ercise at the lake about/30
miles east of town.
The vehicles were only


about 50 feet from the end
of a boat ramp near a mari-
na, but Peoples said it was
no surprise that the murky
waters held a secret.
"This. lake isi't crystal
clear. It's a typical western
Oklahoma lake with a lot
of silt in it. The visibility
is only 6 to 12 inches on a
good day," Peoples 'said.
"We'll consider it a mystery
'until we prove otherwise."
The sheriff said it was
entirely possible that peo-
ple simply drove into Foss
Lake and drowned.
"We know that to hap-
pen, even if you know your
way around. It can happen
that quick," he added.
While Peoples said he
was confident, the Camaro
held the remains of the
three teens, the origins of
the bones in the second
vehicle,were less clear. .
Tim Porter of Enid said
he believed the remains
could be those of his
grandfather, John Albert
Porter, who disappeared
along with two other peo6-.
pie in 1969.
"Forty-something years
of wondering who or why,"
Porter said. "If it is my


grandfather in there, it's a
gift."
The sheriff said Wednes-
day he was not sure *
.whether 'the cars held
the remains of five or six
bodies. The state medical
examiner's office believed
the remains of six people
were recovered.
The bones were being
sent to the medical exam-
iner's office for identifica-
tion and to determine the
cause of death.
Divers had found three
skulls as of Tuesday eve-"
ning. They planned to
continue looking for more
remains, said, Oklahoma
Highway Patrol spokes-
woman Betsy Randolph.
Authorities hoped the'
discoveries offer some re-.,
lief to families who may
have gone, decades won-
dering about the fate of a
missing loved one.
"We're hoping these in-
dividuals, that this is going
to bring some sort of clo-
sure to some,,families out
there who have been wait-'
ing to hearabout missing.
Peoplee" Randolph said. "If
that's the case, then we're
thrilled."


The Associated Press

NEWYORK The future
of coal is getting darker.
Economic forces, pollu-
tion concerns and com-
petition from cleaner fuels
are slowly nudging nations
Around the globe away
from the' fuel that made
the industrial revolution
possible.
The U.S. will burn '943.
million tons of coal this
year, only about as much
as it did in 1993. Now it's
on the verge of adopting
pollution rules that may all
but prohibit the construc-
tion of; new coal plants.
And China, which burns 4-
billion tons of coal a year
as much as the rest of
the world combined is
taking steps to slow the
staggering growth of its
coal consumption .,and
may even be approaching
apeak.
Michael Parker, a com-
modities analyst, at Bern-
stein Research, calls the
shift in China "the begin-
ning of the end of coal."
While global coal use is al-
most certain to grow over
the next few years and
remain 'an important fuel
for decades after that -
- coal may soon begin a long
slow decline;
Coal has been the domi-
nant fuel for power gen-


In this April 4 photo, coal passes through a loading terminal
at Cloud Peak Energy's Spring Creek mine near Decker, Mont.
U.S., coal production is on track to fall to a 20-year low of just
over 1 billion .tons this year.


eration for a century be-
cause it is cheap, plentiful,
and easy to ship and store.
But it emits a host of pol-
lution-forming gases and
soot particles, and double
the greenhouse gas emis-
sions of- its closest fossil
fuel 'competitor, natural
gas. Now, utilities are rely-
ing more on natural gas
to generate electricity as
discoveries around the
world boost the fuel's sup-
plies. The big, expanding
economies of China and
India are building more
nuclear and hydro-electric
power plants. Renewable
energy sources such as
wind and solar, while still a
small fraction of the global
energy mix, are growing


fast as. they get 'cheaper.
And, a greater 'emphasis
on efficiency,is tempering
global growth in electricity
demand."
In the U.S., coal produc-
tion is on track to fall to a
20-year lovw of just over 1
billion tons this year. In the
first half of the year, 151
U.S, coal 'mines that em-
ployed 2,658 workers were
idled, according to a study
conducted by SNL Energy,
an energy-market data and
analysis firm. Last month
the U.S. government held
an auction for mining
rights to a prime, coal-rich
tract of land in Wyoming
and didn't attract a single
bid. ,
Later this week, the


Obama Administration
is expected to announce
a rule that would cap the
amount of carbon diox-
ide that new power plants
are allowed to emit. The
new limits appear' to.be
impossible for coal .plants
to meet without carbon-
trapping technology that
analysts saywouldbe pro,-
hibitively expensive -if it
were even available com-
mercially yet. ,
The coal industry and en-
ergy forecasters have long
known that clean-air rules
.and competition, from
natural gas would make
the U.S. d tough market for
coal. But they predicted
that rising coal demanding
Asia, and particularly Chi-
na, would more than make
up for the slowing U.S. de-
mand and power strong,
growth for coal companies
for years to come.
Now even that last great
hope for toal may be fad-
ing. In a report published
earlier this month Citibank
analysts suggested that
"one of the most unassail-
able assumptions in global
energy. markets" that
coal demand would con-
tinue to rise in China for
'the, foreseeable future -
may be flawed. Bernstein
Research? reached similar
conclusions in' a report
published in June.


Starbucks' progressive ways drIaw fire on guns
: The Associated Press. planned to stage a, "Star- progressive issues," said sues. Earlier this year, the
bucks Appreciation Day," Shannon. Watts, founder company banned smok-
"NEWYORKI-Starbucks bringing their firearms and of the gun reform group ing within 25 feet of its
has always set itself apart turning.the company into Moms Demand Action stores,; wherever its leases
by taking strong positions an unwitting supporter of for Gun Sense in America. allowed. The: idea was to
on progressive political is- gun rights, "They've positioned them- extend its no-smoking pol-
sues. Now that reputation Support for guns runs selves about being about icy to the outdoor seating
has landed the company, counter to. the. Starbticks the human spirit that areas, regardless of state
in the miiddle ofthe heated image. The, Warm feeling was so at odds with this laws on the matter.
national debate over gun Starbucks customers get policy that allowed guns At the company's an-
laws. when they're sipping lattes inside their stores." nual meeting in March, a
On Thursday, the Se- doesn't always come from Starbucks' mission shareholder stood to criti-
attle-based 'company will the coffee. Eor some, part statement is to "inspire cize Starbucks' support of
run full-page ads in ma- of the brand's attraction is -and nurture the human marriage equality. Schultz
jor newspapers, telling thecompany'sliberal-lean- spirit" and over the years, it told the man, it was a free
customers, that guns are ing support of issues such has taken strong positions country and that he could
no longer welcome in its as gay marriage and envi- on a number of thorny is- sell his shares.
cafes. But Starbucks is 'ronmental preservation.
s topping short of an out- But with more tha gin
right ban, exposing: the $13 billion in annual rev-
fine line it needs to walk on enue and about, 7,000
a highly divisive issue. company-owned stores
"We are not pro-gun or across the country -in eranent
anti-gunc," CEO Howard red states and blue, Star- ilOrrecaon
Schultz said in. an inter- bucks is being forced toProcedure
View, noting. that custom- treadcarefully witheits spe- .
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irights advocates. They had pany that has championed


Police: Ga. teen


abducted from


home found alive

The Associated Press we speak," Porter said.
Wlldrego Jackson, 29,
ELLENWOOD, Ga.- A has been charged with
14-year-old Georgia girl conspiracy to kidnap. The
abducted in a home.inva- police chief also said that
sion robbery was found Juan Alberto Contreras-
aliveonWednesdayaftera Rodriguez, a 40-year-old
wide search by several law Mexican national; ha
enforcement agencies, been arrested on im-iin-
and two suspects were in gration-related.charges. -
custody, police said. He did not ,elaborate
Ayvani Hope Perez had further.
been taken from her sub- It was not immediately
urban Atlanta home early known if the two men had
Tuesday after authorities lawyers. Henry County
said armed robbers broke sheriffs records indicate
inm, demanded money and that Contreras-Rodriguez
jewelry 'and were told was arrested on drug traf-
there was none. Autori- picking charges in Decem-
ties have said the robbery ber of 2012, but the charg-
and abduction appeared es were later dropped.
to be random. He and Jackson were not
Clayton County Police the men identified in po-
Chief Gregory Porter said lice sketches released, FBI
the' girl was found in a Special Agent Rick Max-
nearby community, Cony- well said. Investigators are
* ,ers, and has since been re- still looking for tips about
united with her family.: those two men identified
S"She's in good health, ,in the sketches, Maxwell
she's being evaluated as added.

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Marianna, Florida 32446'
Phone 850-526-5059

Helene Davis

Helene Davis, age 83, of
Cottonwood, AL passed
away on Tuesday, Septem-
ber 17, 2013 in Jackson
Hospital.
Memorialization will be
by cremation.
Marianna Chapel is in
charge of arrangements.
Lanier-Andler
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Phone 850-593-9900

Brenda Gail
Edenfield
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Brenda Gail Edenfield
Rucker, age 60, a native of
Milton, Florida, passed
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-17, 2013, in Grand Ridge,
Florida after a lengthy ill-
ness.
She was 'of the Baptist
Faith and was a Homemak-
er for her family until she
became ill. She had moved
to Grand Ridge coming
from Coleman, Georgia in
1995. .. '
Brenda is survived by her
daughter, Angela Goree
.and her son Bruce Rucker'
both of Lumpkin, Georgia;,
an aunt, jma Jean Banks;.
also three grandchildren
and two great grandchil-
dren. .'
'She was preceded in
death by her parents, Ray-,
mond Edenfield, Sr. and
Lucille Edenfield, also a
brother, Raymond Eden-
field, Jr.
,Visitation with the family
will take place at 1:00 PM
CDT. for one hour prior to
the Funeral Service at 2:00
PMNI CDT, Thursday, Sep-
tember 19, 2013, at Lanier-
Andler Funeral' Home
Chapel in Sneads, Florida,
with Rev. lames Gossnell
officiating. Interment will
follow at Shady Grove
Cemetery.
Lanier Andler Funeral
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Tech Tips: Some tricks with newiOS 7, iPhones


The Associated Press

CUPERTINO, Calif. -
Apple's new iPhones and
iOS 7 operating system for
mobile devices are packed
with new features, al-
though not of all them are
readily apparent. I've had
a chance to learn a few
tricks in the week I spent
with both the iPhone 5C
and the iPhone 5S; which
come with iOS 7 installed.
Here are five things to
know if youi download the
software on one of Apple's
older mobile devices start-
ing Wednesday or buy a
new iPhone starting Fri-
day. The update is avail-
able for free for the iPhone
4, 4S and '5 models, the
iPad 2 and later, the iPad
Mini and the iPod Touch


released last yeai
need about 3 gigal
free storage.
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Center and Swif
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from various edge
screen. This rede
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navigate, but their
guide for. knowinE
and how to swipe.
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an iPhone the tra(
way, by tapping on
or button, even ify(
learn all the new
swipe .
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happens. If you d
something neat, r
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children which explores
Florida and all it has to
offer.
Florida Welcome Cen-
ter/Visit Florida repre-
sentatives will also be on
hand to share information
about the caverns and
other hot tourism spots in
the state.
Lois Jones will present a
hydrology display to help
visitors better under-
stand water and its path
through the earth, and the
negative impacts that can
degrade it.
Nature photographer
Bill Booth will set up a


iH"H ;,:,:.IAIEO PA f:
The iPhone 5S (left) and iPhone 5c are displayed Tuesday,
Sept. 17 in New York. The 5S offers a fingerprint sensor, a
better camera and a faster processor, while the iPhone 5C is
largely last year's iPhone 5 with a plastic back and a choice
of five colors.


r.You'll unlocked, swipe up from
bytes of anywhere else along the
bottom edge to'get the
S Control Center. It gives
| you easy access to fre-
quently accessed settings
nprove- such as,Airplane Mode
)S 7 are and Wi-Fi. It also gets you,
swiping to key apps such as the
s of the flashlight feature and the
,sign is clock, for timing how long
asiei to the turkey needs to be in
e is no the oven. There's a volume
g when control, but only for audio
SFortu- and video playback. You
till use need the volume buttons
additional for the ringer and alerts.
an icon Swipe down from the
ou don't top edge to get the No-
ways to. tification Center. You'll
see' the' day's highlights,
rile of including the, weather,
ig from appointments and stock
ee what quotes. Tap on "All" or
discover "M'lissed" near the top to
emem- get recent notifications
a. Swip- fromGmail,Facebookand
ifferent other services. ,
he lock Swipe down from any-
screen where.else on the screen
S to get a search box.
the ba- From various Apple
apps. ry swiping from the
screen, left or the right. Not ev-
bottom ery'app will respond, but
:ess the many will. With the Safari
Didover browser, for instance, you
can use the left, and right
ked or swipesinplace ofthe back


display of his native plant
photography.
There will be other
educational exhibits on
the grounds, as well..
The purpose of the
day is three-fold, Carlo
said. "It's a chance for
local people to explore
an outdoor treasure
that's practically right in
their backyard, and it also
gives people a couple of
volunteer opportunities
to help support the park.
People who say there's
nothing to do around
here obviously haven't
explored enough to realize
that there are plenty of
exciting things to do in
the outdoors. The more
you know about it, the
more likely you are to


and forward buttons.
Tip Two: Organizing
and sharing photos
The new Photos app or-
ganizes your photos into
Moments, 'based on when
and 'where you took the
photos. Several moments
will be grouped into'a col-
lection, such as a vacation
to Europe. Collections will
then be grouped by year.
It's all automated, so you
can't reorganize shots if
you would rather break
a collection into two. But
it's better than having
hundreds of unorganized
photos.
From any moment, col-
lection or year, click on'the
header on top of the pho-
tos to pull out a map show-
ing all the places you've
been, with the number of
shots taken at each. You
can share entire moments,
by hitting "Share" on the
right side of that header.
A menu should pop out
from the bottom. It's tricky
because it's easy to miss
and hit "Select" above it
instead. "
Once you have the mo-
ment or set of photos cho-
sen, another menu will
'pop out from the bottom,


want to help preserve it.
The day is about showing
people more about what's
here. It's about preserva-
tion, appreciation and
"education."
The Friendswill have a
booth at the event, pro-
viding an opportunity for
potential members'to sign
up. Membership is $20 a,
year, and all the money
goes back into the park.
Those who choose to
volunteer for the work
projects do not need to
bring any supplies; the
park will provide them
water, insect repellent,
tools and anything else
they need to complete
their tasks.
Some people may
choose to pick up any hu-


giving you such choic-
es as sharing by email,
Facebook, Flickr or text
messaging.
Tip Three: Ask Siri
Frustrated with Sinri's in-
ability to hear what you're
trying to say? Instead of re-
peating yourself over and
over, you can click "tap to
edit" to make the change,
manually You shouldn't
have to with voice search,,
but fidxing one letter is still
easier than having to type
in the entire phrase.
Just for fun. you can give
Siri a sex change by go-
ing to the settings, choos-
ing "General," then "Siri,"
then "Voice Gender." You
can now use Sir to change
phone settings and return
recent calls. And Siri will
speak out turn-by-turn
directions when walldking.
Before, the vocal rinstruc-;
tions were limited to driv-
ing directions in Maps.
Tip Four: Freebies
Apple's new streaming
music service, iTtmes Ra-
dio, is easy to find. Clickon
the Music icon at the bot-
tom of each home screen,,
then choose "Radio" at the
bottom. Create music sta-
tions by choosing some
genres you like. Then fine-
tune your picks by hit-
ting the star when a tune
is playing. You can ask
the service to play more
songs like it or remove
that song froni future
playlists entirely. You can
also create new stations
based on specific songs
or artists. The service will
try to find other songs like
them.
Best of all, it's free. lust
prepare to put up with
some ads, unless you sub-
scribe to Apple's iTunes
Match for $25 a year.
Meanwhile, you might
qualify for some free
apps Pages for word
processing, Numbers for
spreadsheets. Keynote for
presentations, iPhoto for


man-deposited litter
Sor limbs they see on
Beech Magnolia or Bluff
Trail, both located near
'the Caverns Visitors
Center, where all other
activities will be centered.
The trail cleanup should
last about 45 minutes
and begins at 11 a.m. The
cleanup will be led by Park
Specialist Blly Bailey. If, .
any invasive plants are
located nearby as the
trail cleanup proceeds,
volunteers might have a
chance to tackle those as
well.
Others may want to '
help clean algae off the
formations in the tour-
ing cave. The algae is an
unwanted byproducj of
having the cave lighted


photo editing and iMovie
for movie editing. They
usually cost$5 or $10 each.
To qualify, you need to buy
anewiPhone, iPad or iPod
Touch. The offer is retroaic-
tire to Sept. 1. Once a new
device is activated, the
lapp can be downloaded
for free to other devices on
the same account, as long
as the device is upgraded
to iOS 7.,
Tip Five: Use the
Fingerprinting
With the new fingerprint
ID system on the iPhone.
5S, there's no longer a rea-
son to avoid protecting
your phone with a pass-
code. I know passcodes
can be very disruptive.
I've often lost my train of
thought before I could get
to an app to jot something
down. But your fingerprint
now bypasses the need to
type in a four-digit code in
many situations.
It's easy to set up. The
iPhone -will. walk you
through scanning one fin-
ger when you set up the
phone'. You can scan four
more fingers yours or
someone else's by go-
ing to the settings. Go -to
"General," then "Passcode
& Fingerprint."
I'm still confronted with
passcode screens, es-
pecially when. I need to
authenticate an app pur-
chase. It took me a few
days to realize, that even
though you're asked for a
passcode, the fingerprint
usually works unless the
phone speciA-ally tells
you otherwise.
One more thing: The I
screen needs to be on for
the fingerprint sensor to
work. To save a step, just ,
press on the home but-
ton firmly and let the but-
ton pop back up. But keep
your finger lightly touch-
ing the button's surface.
The hard press will acti-
vate the screen, and the
light touch will unlock the
:phone.


for tours; the spodtlights
used to highlight certain
features.encourages the
growth of algae, which
would not normally be
present in the pitch-black
environment of the cave.
Volunteers will use tooth-
brushes and hydrogen
peroxide to gently remove
the algae, and then rinse
the cleaned area down
with water that will come
straight from the Floridan
aquifer.
The length of the cave-
centered work day will
depend on the number of
volunteers who sign up,
as well as on volunteer
stamina. The cave detail
also begins at 11 a.m. and
will be led by Park Special-
ist Kelly Banta.


Park'
From Page 1A, .
deny that the bathroom
Share in bad condition.
- Dean said it didn't tak
vandals very long to de
stroy, the work of a Bo
Scout' who had repainted
the restroom walls a fe\
years ago as a communir
service project. The youn
man had covered ove
the graffiti, but someone
added more soon after th
paint dried on his work
Other vandalism followed
"The bathrooms are ter
rible; we know they're i
bad shape. But I appreci
are people who take th
time to write to us abou
their concerns, and espe
cially those who are willing
to sign their names to it
Dean said. "We're working;
hard to correct it. I. thinI
the new restrooms wit
probably be complete ii
eight or nine months. It'
depressing, to work har
to try and get somethinE
done, and then people


with no home training de-
stroy it. spray paint vulgar
words, flush wads of pa-
per to stop up the toilet
s and ruin something for
no good reason. That Boy
e Scout's hard work had it
- looking good for about a
y week, then someone came
d in and undid it all."
w In addition to the but-
y right vandalism, time has
g also taken a toll on the
'r park's amenities. The old
e plastic playsets have fad-
e ed and, although many of
. those have withstood the
test of time in terms of
- sturdiness, they've shifted
ni a bit with the sand around
- their bases. Others made of
e strong steel appear to have
t been intentionally bent
- in places. On the toddler
g swings which support the
" youngest riders, the fac-
g ing material is cracked and
k chippingaway.
I None of the spring rides
n appear to function prop-
s early, and at least one of
d them creates a ghastly and
g illusion-shattering sight
e for children; the body of


one of the spring-horses ing hea.y rains, and Dean
is torn half away, expos- ..said it may be resurfaced
ing the steel support bars and aligned to encourage
underneath. proper drainage.
. The city has budgeted The city is also preparing
the restroom replacement an application to compete
at about $45,000. Dean for a Florida Department
said the new restroom vffl of Environmental Protec-
be a block structure, with tion grant in hopes of an
metal doors. The current award -that make other
facility 'is wooden, with Wynn Street Park improve-
wooden doors that are reg- ments possible, like the
ularly kicked in by vandals, possible purchase of new
"Hopefully, with the new playground equipment
restrooms, people will be and/or the installation of
able to see it if something's a skateboard park there.
going on and will call au- Dean said funding in the
thorities right then so it can DEP source they're target-
be stopped," Dean said. "If ing. has been dry for the
that happens, I think the past several years of tight
vandalism will stop or at state budgets, but that it
least will be curbed."' appears the purse strings
In addition to the rest- are loosening enough that
room replacement, the the state may fill that buck-
city will repair or replace et again. The city is apply-
the torn fencing that sur- ing for about $200,000 for
'rounds the park's 'storm that park. It is also seek-
water area, and will work ing $50,000 from the same
to improve drainage 'on source to put asphalt on a
the old tennis court that dirt road that leads to the
has morphed over time concession stand at Opti-
into use as a basketball mist Park/MERE Complex
court. A section of this slab on the east end of town
is often underwater' dur- and to make some im-


provement to or around
the MERE press box.
Dean was glad to hear
from Peacock, and said that
she and others interested
in the city's park facilities
should get involved in the
decision-making process
related to those assets.
"The community partici-
pating and taking owner-
ship of what happens, that
will really help out,"' Dean
said. "We have a parks
committee "that .meets
at City Hall at 4 p.m. on
the fourth Tuesday of.the
month. I want people to
come and share their ideas,
their concerns, their wants
and needs as they related
to the parks. We want and
value that input. We've got
a lot of parks to take care
of with limited resources,
so public input can help us
understand their priorities
and desires as we try to put
resources we do have to
their best use."
Peacock hasn't been to
any park committee meet-
ings, but said she isn't
overly optimistic about the


impact of doing so.
"I know other people who
have been to those meet-
ings, and they tell me they
keep getting shifted back
and forth between that
group and City Hall when
they bring something up,
so I don't know howmuch
good that would do. Hon-
estly, I don't have any hope
for it. It's really hard when
you don't know who to talk
to."
That being said, Peacock
said she still hopes the
park will be in better shape
'before her children get too
old to enjoy it the way she
did.


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Rocket trajectory links Syrian military to attack


The Associated Press

BEIRUT-The trajectory
of the rockets that deliv-
ered the nerve agent sarin
in last month's deadly at-'
tack is among the key evi-
dence linking elite Syrian
troops based in the moun-
tains overlooking Da-
mascus to the strike that
killed hundreds of people,
diplomats and hu-
man rights officials said
Wednesday.
TheAug. 21 attackprecip-
itated the crisis over Syria's
chemical weapons. The
U.S. threatened a military
strike against Syria, which
led to a plan negotiated by
Moscow and Washington
under which the regime
of President Bashar Assad
is to abandon its chemical
weapons-stockpile."
A U.N. report released
Monday confirmed that
chemical weapons were
used in the- attack but did
not ascribe blame.
The United States, Brit-
ain and France cited evi-


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This image made from an AP video posted on Wednesday, Sept. 18, shows a volunteer adjusting
a gas mask and protective suit on a student during a classroom session a on how to respond to
a chemical weapons attack in Aleppo, Syria.


dence in the report to de-
clare Assad's government
responsible. Russia called
the report "one-sided"
and says it has seriouss
reason to suggest that
this was a provocation"
by the rebelsfighting the


Assad regime in Syria's civil
war.
The report, however, pro-
vided data that suggested
the chemical-loaded rock-
ets that hit two Damascus
suburbs were fired .from
the northwest, indicating'"


they came from nearby
mountains where the Syr-
ian military is known to
have major bases.
Mount Qassioun, which
overlooks *Damascus, is
home to one of Assad's
three residences and is


widely used by elite forces
to shell suburbs of the cap-
ital. The powerful Repub-
lican Guard and army's
Fourth: Division, headed
by Assad's younger broth-
er, Maher, has bases there.
SA senior U.N. diplomat,
speaking on condition of.
anonymity because some
of this material was from
private meetings, said: "It
was 100 percent clear that
the regime used chemical
weaponss"
The diplomat cited five
key details, including the
scale of the attack, the
quality of the sarin, the
type of rockets, the war-
heads used and the rock-
ets' trajectory.
A Human Rights Watch
report also said the pre-
sumed flight path of the
rockets cited by the U.N.
inspectors' report led back
to a Republican Guard
base in'Mount Qassioun.
"Connecting 'the dots
provided by these numbers
allows us to see for our-
selves where the rockets


were likely launched from
and who was responsible,"
said Josh Lyons, a satellite
imagery analyst for the
New York-based group.
But, he added, the evidence
was "not conclusive."
The HRWreport matched
what several experts con-
cluded after reading the
U.N. report. The U.N. in-
spectors were not instruct-
ed to assess which side was
responsible for the attack.
"While the U.N. stuck
within its mandate, it
has provided enough
data to provide an over-
whelming case that this
had to be government-
sponsored," said Anthony
Cordesman. national secu-
riry expert at the Center for
Strategic and International
Studies.
The inspectors described
the rockets used to dis-
perse the sarin as variant
of an M14 artillery rocket,.
with either an original or
an improvised warhead,
which the rebels are not
known to have.


French Senate says non' to mn-Miss pageants


The Associated Press

PARIS Child beauty
pageants may soon be
banned in France, af-
ter a surprise vote in the
French Senate that rattled
the pageant industry and
raised questions about
how the French relate to
girls' sexuality.
Such contests, and the
made-up, dolled-up beau-
ty queens they produce,
have the power to both
fascinate and repulse, and-
have drawn criticism in
.several countries. France,
with its controlling tradi-
tions, appears to be out
front in pushing an out-
right ban.
French legislators
stopped short of approving
a measure banning anyone
under 16 from modeling
products meant for grown-
ups a sensitive subject
in a country renowned for
, its fashion and cosmetics
Industries, and about to
Shot Paris Fashion Week.
The proposed children's
pageant amendment
sprouted from a debate on
a women's rights law. The
legislation, approved by a
vote of 197-146, must go
to the lower house of par-
liament for further debate
and another vote.
Its language is brief
. but sweeping: "Organiz-
ing beauty competitions
Sfor children under 16 is
banned." Violators who


1 HE A ". -fr IIA E ;O PRE ,
This undated photo provided by .the Mini Miss committee
shows Oceane Scharre, 10, elected Mini Miss France 2011 (left)
and Miss France 2011 Mathilde Florin. France's Senate voted
Tuesday night, to ban beauty pageants for children under 16.

could include parents, or beauty pageants and real-
contest organizers, or any- ity shows like "Toddlers
one who "encourages or & Tiaras." Such contests
tolerates children's access gripped the public imagi-
to these competitions" nation after the 1996 death
would face up 'to two years of 6-year-old beauty queen
in prison and 30,000 euros JonBenet Ramsey, as im-
($40,000) in fines, ages of her splashed over
It doesn't specify whether national television and
it would extend to things opened theeyesofmany to
like online photo com- the scope of the industry.
petitions or pretty baly "We are talking about
contests. children who are only be--
While child beauty pag- ing judged on their ap-
eants are not as common pearance, and that is
in France as in the U.S., totally contrary to the
girls get the message early development of a child,"
on here that they are sexu- the French amend-
al beings, from advertising ment's author, Chantal
'and marketing campaigns Jouanno, told The Associ-
- and even from depart- ated Press.
ment stores that sell linge- "The question of the hy-
rie for girls as young as 6. per-sexualization is deeper
The U.S. has also seen in the United States than
controversy around child in France, but the levees


are starting to fall. Before
we are hit by the wave; the
point is to say very clearly:
'Not here.'"
She insisted she,isn't at-
tacking parents, saying
that most moms don't re-
alize the deeper societal
problems the contests
represent. ,
"When [ asked an orga-
nizer why there were no
mini-boy contests, I heard
him respond that boys
would not lower them-
selves like that," she said in
the Senate debate.
Michel Le Parmentier,
who says he. has been or-
ganizing "mini-miss" pag-
eants in France since 1989,
passionately defended his
business Wednesday.
He said that he has
been in discussions, with
legislators about regulat-
ing such pageants, but
wasn't expecting an overall
ban. He says his contests
forbid make-up and
high heels and corporate
sponsors, an'd focus on'
princess dresses and "nat-
ural beauty" and that'
he shouldnri't be lumped in
with pedophiles or other
contest organizers who
capitalize on children for
profit.
"It's just little girls playing
princess," he told the AP.
Still, he acknowledged
that appearances are im-
portant, and said there's no
point in pretending they're
not, at any age.


6 killed as Canada


bus .strikes train


S "rhe A,.o- atded Pre'..

OTTAWA, .Ontario
-. Passengers screamed
"Stop! Stop!" seconds
,before their bus crashed
through a crossing bar-
rier and into a commuter
train during morning
rush hour in Canada's
capital on Wednesday,
killing six people and in-
juring 34.,
"He smoked the train,"
witness Mark Cogan said
of the bus driver, who was
among those killed. "He
went through the guard
rail and just hammered
the train, and then it was
just mayhem."
It was not immediately
clear what caused the bus
to smash through the low-
ered barrier at a crossing
in suburban Ottawa.
The front of the double-
decker bus was ripped
away by the impact, and
the train's locomotive and
one passenger car de-
railed, though there were
no reports of major inju-
ries to train passengers or
crew.
Eight were still listed


1/S.


in critical condition late
Wednesday. The 'crash
brought trains on the
national Via Rail's Ot-.
tawa-Toronto route to a
standstill.
It was Canada's second,
major rail accident in
less than three months. A.
runaway oil train derailed
and exploded in a Quebec
town on July 6, killing 47
people in the country's
worst rail disaster in more
than a century.
" Tanner .Trepanier said
he and other passen-
gers could see the four-
car train bearing 'down
on them as the bus ap-
proached the crossing.
"People started scream-
ing. 'Stop! Stop!' because
they could see the train
coming down the track,"
Trepanier said.
But the driver, didn't
slow down, said Rebecca
Guilbeault, who was on
the bus with her 1-year-.'
old son. :
"I don't know if the bus
driver blacked out," she
said. I've seen a fewpeo-"
pie dead, someone ripped
in half."


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Iran releases human rights lawyer, other prisoners


Te. T eA oci.'tld Pre: ,

TEHRAN, Iran-Iran re-
"leased a dozen prominent
political prisoners,includ-
Sing a human rights lawyer
who defended opposition
activists and was impris-
oned for three 'ears, activ-
ists, media and the lawyer's
husband said Wednesday
The release of lawyer
Nasrin- Sotoudeh and the
other prisoners comes
ahead of a visit next week
by Iran's new president
to New York to speak
at the United Nations.
President Hasan Rouhani
has said he hopes to usher
in a new era of "increased
opennmiess" for the Islamic
Republic at home and
abroad.
The. semi-official ISNA
news agency and oppo-
sition websites reported
the release of the prison-
ers, who had been held on
security charges follow-
ing Iran's disputed- 2009
election. Among them is
Mohsen Aminzadeh, who
was deputy foreign minis-
ter during the administra-
tion of reform President
Mohammad Khatami.
"This is a positive move
for both inside and out-
side (Iran) by the mod-
erate Rouhani,!" Tehran-',
based political, analyst',
Sbroush Farhadi said. "It
is a special message sug-
jgesting Iran is ready for


more flexibility."
In a statement, the In-
ternational Campaign for
Human Rights in Iran wel-
comed the releases and
urged Rouhani to continue
to take concrete steps to-
ward improving the coun-
try's "'urgent human rights
situation" ahead of his
scheduledU.N, speech on
Monday. ,
Sotoudeh, a 49-year-old
mother of 'two,.' had been
convicted of security of-
fenses' and was sentenced
to six years in prison after
appeals. She began her
sentence in September
2010. In March 2011, Presi-
dent Barack Obama called
her imprisonment a sign
of fear by Iranian authori-
ties. In 2012, the European
Union awarded' her the
Sakharov Prize for Free-
dom of Thought.
- Sotoudeh and her fam-
ily were unaware she
was going to be released,
her husband Reza Khan-
dan told The Associated
Press.
"We had expected her
to come for a short leave
but they have told her she
is free," Khandan said.
"We are very happy, but
we will be happier if other
prisoners are freed, those
who have not had a single
hour ofleave over the past
years. We all belong to the
same family, the family of
prisoners."


European Parliament
President Martin Schulz
welcomed Sotoudeh's re-
lease Wednesday.
"I commend this im-
portant positive signal by
the Iranian authorities,"
Schuiz said. "We are ea-
gerly waiting to welcome
her in Strasbourg together
with her Sakharov Prize
co-winner, film director la-
far Pan ahi."
Sotoudeh and Panahi
jointly won the 50,000-


euro ($66,700) Sakharov
Prize. Previous winners in-
clude former South African
President Nelson Mandela
and NMyvanmar's Aung San
Suu Kyi.
Marie Harf, a deputy
spokeswoman at the U.S.
State Department, said the
U.S. also welcomed Sotou-
deh's release.
'We hope that one day
all prisoners of conscience
in Iran will' be released,"
Harf said Wednesday.


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Tigers make district debut against Gators


BY DUSTIN KENT
dkent@jcfldridan.com ..
The Graceville Tigers will make their
first foray into district competition Friday
night when they play host to the Wewahi-
tchkaGators at 7 p.m.
The game will be a virtual must-win for
the Gators. who are 0-1 in District 2 play
after falling to the Cottondale Hornets 22-
14 in overtime on Sept. 6. ..
For the Tigers, the contest represents an
opportunity to get the league schedule
started off on the right foot and also to
wash out the taste of last week's 35-0 home
loss to Blountstown.
Graceville has lost two of its first, three
games to start the season under first-year
coach TyWise, but the Tigers can take the
first step towards defending their 2012 dis-
trict title with a win Friday, which would
certainly make the losses to Blountstown
and Bozeman feel much less significant. ,,
"That's it. That's the message, that it's
district play and this is our first opportu-


nity to better our chances of playing in the
postseason," he said. "Ultimately that's a
goal for our team, to make the playoffs,
and this is our first chance to move in that
direction.",
SThe Tigers will face aWewahitchka team
:still looking for its first win after an 0-3
start that includes a 45-20 openingloss to
Port St. Joe and a 46-8 defeat at the hands
of Liberty County last week.
It, has been a struggle thus far for the
Gators, but Wise said that they still pres-
ent some unique challenges for GHS with
their unorthodox offense and talented
skill players like duel-threat quarterback
junior Rashard Ranie and powerful 6-foot-
2,245-pound running backJarvar Hill.
"We've really tried to give our defense a
good look at what they do on offense be-
cause they do some things offensively that'
can give you some trouble if.you're not
prepared," the coach said. "They do, a lot
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Prep Vleyball


Sneads


stays


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.district

Roberts, Glover
pace Lady
Pirates past

Wewahitchka
BY DUSTINKENT
Sdkent@jcfloridan.com
The Sneads Lady Pirates made it
two match victories in a row Tues-
day night at home with a three-set
wvin over the \Vewahitchka Lady
Gators, winning by scores of 25-5,
25-6, and 25-7.
With the wvin. the Lady Pirates
improved to 9-4 overall and 6-0
in District 2-1A competition and
w;on for the second time in as
many days this week after knock-
ing off Graceville in three sets on'
*Monday.
Ashlvn Roberts had another big
night to lead the Lady Pirates on
Tuesday, finishing with team highs
Sin assists (25) and ace serves (9)
while also adding six kills and no
attacking errors..
SEmily Glover led Sneads in kills
with 11, while Logan Neel added
1 0, Krissi Satterfield five, and Keely
Johnsiosnfour.
; The Lady Pirates had a whop-
ping 40 kills as a team for the night
compared to just seven attacking
errors. .
MalloryBeauchamp was tops on
the team with 17 service points to
go with her seven ace serves, while
S also tallying a team-high 13 digs,
and adding four assists. '
Logan McCord had 13 service
points and four ace serves, and
Roberts finished with 11 service
points.
Mallory, McDaniel added four
ace serves.
The Lady Pirates had 27 aces as a
team to just five service errors.
: Sneads will next go on the road
tonight to take on the Blountstown
LadyTigers at 6p.m. ,


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OPPORTUNITY

Hornets can

make bi"

district.

statement

with win
; .BY DUSTIN KENT
.dkent@jcfloridan.com r

The Cottondale Hornets have
S already defied many people's ex-
pectadons going into the 2013
Season by starting out 2-1 and 1-
0 in district play.
S If the Hornets-add another vic-
tory Friday night 'over the visit-
ing Sneads Pirates in Cottondale,
they'll really shake, things up in
S District 2-4A and put themselves
Sin prime position to make a sec-
ond straight trip to the playoffs.
Conondale opened the year
with wins over Freeport and
,league foe Wewahitchka before
finally taking its first loss last
week to West Gadsden 28-16 in
Greensboro.
But that defeat will sting a lot
. less if the Hornets can make it
two district victoriess in a row by
beating their county rivals to the
Seast..
"It's a huge game for us," Coti -
tondale coach Mike Mehin said.
"Winning a game in district al-
: ready puts us a step ahead of ev-
erybody else in the district, but,
going 2-0 would put us in a great
S spot. You want iqo be in a position
Swherethe other teams in the dis-
trict have to chase you."
The task wiUl not be easy against
a very talented and explosive
SSneads team that lit up Frank-
Slin County for a 41-6 victory in
its second official game of the
;"" season. -
SThe Pirates' season-opener
against John Paul II Catholic was
: canceled due to weather with .
Sneads leading 7-0 late in the first
period, and the following week
See KNOCKS, Page 3B JaVontai Hall carries the ball for Cottondale at a recent game.


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Matt Thomas
makes a pass
Sfor Grand
SRidge at a
recent game.
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lost to
Blountstown
32-0 on
Tuesday
night to fall
to 1-2 on the
S season.
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quarter,
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orBY SHELIA MADER court following the break, it was The teams traded buckets in
Small Bonifay with 15 third quar- the second quarter, with Boni-
drianna Middle School ter points, while Marianna was fay taking a 12-8 lead into the
lpups basketball team held to four, leaving the Lady locker room at the half.
to Bonifay on Thurs- Bullpups trailing 26-21 going In the third quarter, Marianna
came away with a, split into the final quarter of play. outscored Bonifay 6-4 to nar-
of games. The Bonifay offense remained row the Lady Blue Devil lead to
Marianna 'B' team on fire, putting up 15 additional 16-14.
home a 20-17 win, points. Marianna put up six points in
'A' team fell 43-34. Marianna countered with 11 the fourth quarter while hold-
eam action, the Lady but fell short of the victory. ing Bonifay to just one free
had a 10.-point first Magic McNealy led the Lady throw to pick up the win.
with Shemeriah pick- Bullpups with 13 points, fol- The Lady Bullpups were led
ix of the points, while lowed by Spears who was also in scoring by Simone Works
Bonifay to just four in double digits with 10. with eight points, followed by
Alexis Miller added seven Taylor McKay with six points,
second quarter, the points, while Alexis Jackson O'Shonaci Godwin with four,
vere even with seven posted two points. and Alexis Pollock two.
ach to give Marianna a The 'B'team struggled in the Marianna will host county
ftimelead. first quarter and trailed 8-4 af, rival Cottondale today with tip-
the teams took the ter one period of play. off scheduled for5 p.m. L
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-12B THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19,2013


Alabama
running back
T.J. Yeldon
rushes for a
touchdown
Saturday
in College
Station, Texas.
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Texas A&M defense


tries to right ship


The Associated Press
COLLEGE STATION, Texas
Texas A&M's defense allowed six
long touchdown drives to top-
ranked Alabama and defensive
coordinator Mark Snyder says
the lessons his young players
learned will last along time.-'
"There was a lot of great teach-
ing," Snyder said after the Aggies
reviewed film of Saturday's 49-42
loss. "The thing is, our kids care.
There were a lot of hurt kids in
the locker room. They played
their tails off."'
S'Still,' the Aggies rank ,115th
out of 123': Bowl Subdivision
programs in rushing defense,,
allowing 260 yards per game,.
They rate 112th in total defense
(allowing ,489 ypg) and 107th in
scoring' defense (36 points per
game). The numbers suggest a
Southeastern Conference title
will be tough going for the 10th-
ranked Aggies, at least at this
point:
"There are things that need to
get fixed," Snydersaid Tuesday..
"The good news is they're all
fixable."
A&M (2-1, 0-1 SEC) has been
especially soft in. its pass rush,
collecting'only three sacks and
three quarterback hurries over
its first three games. The Aggies
host SMNIU on Sarurdaynightina
nonconference game.
"We've gone against a senior
quarterback from Rice, then an
option team (in Sam Houston
State) and then against the No. 1
team in the country with a cou-
ple of really good tackles, so it's
come down to how the. schedule


has laid out for us," Snyder said.
"But do I need to see improve-,
ment as we go forward? Yes."
A year ago Snyder inherited
precious little talent from Mike
Sherman's coaching staff, and
the Aggies have a dozen under-
classmen in their latest depth
chart. While starting safety Floyd
Raven (collarbone) missed the
Alabama game, for the first time
this season Snyder had his de-
fense mostly intact following
suspensions to key players over
the'first two games.- _
"We've settled down into rep-
ping and practicing the guys
,who are going to play," coach
,Kevin Sumlin said. "What you
miss (because. of .the suspen-
sions) is communication being'
ableto line up and make adjust-
ments.:It takes some experience
and wherewithal to do that in a
game."
.Senior safety Toney Hurd Jr.
vowed the Aggies will improve
from herewith their parts back
in place. Linebacker Steven Jen-
kins; cornerbackDe'VanteHarris
and defensive end Gavin Stans-
bury, who all started against
Alabama,, missed the first two
games because of undisclosed
violations of athletic depart-
ment rules and regulations. "
"For that being our first time
out as a unit, I feel like we com-
municated well," Hurd said of
the Alabama results. "For the
most part, 10 guys were doing
their job, and it was just one guy
making a mistake. All 11 guys
have to be on the same page,
especially whenyou're playing a
veteran team like Alabama."..


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FCS matchups a win-win for schools


The Associated Press
It's FCS weekend in the ACC,
and some of the matchups
could get ugly.
Bethune-Cookman of the
Mid-Eastern Athletic Confer-
ence plays at No. 8 Florida State
while fellow MEAC member Sa-
vannah State is at No. 16 Miami.
VMI of the Big South travels to
Charlottesville to playVirginia.
The games are unlikely to be
competitive, but will likely be a
win-win for both -schools.
The Atlantic Coast Confer-
ence schools get a victory that
counts toward bowl eligibil-
ity, and if things go as expect-
ed, a virtual live scrimmage
that allows the coaching staff
to get many backups some
experience.
"For us, it's just about getting
our team better," said Miami
coach Al Golden, whose team
played Florida in their last
game. "There is a big disparity
from going to an SEC opponent
to this week. ..' But what I'm
trying to teach our team is that
it really doesn't matter what the


other team does."
For the little guys, it's a nice
payday: Bethune-Cookman
will receive $475,000, Savan-
nah State $375,00 and VMI
$325,000, and that can be criti-
cal funding for a school whose
athletic department is strapped
'for funds.
But VMI coach Sparky Woods
said there's more than money
to be gained, there's also the
experience and exposure for
the program. ,
"You want to, as a team and
an individual player, to do well
against these guys, so we're ex-
cited about the opportunity,"
he said, of the Keydets, whp
haven't had a winning season
since 1981 and are coming off
a 37-24 loss at home to North
Greenville, an.NCAA-Division II
program. "... Certainly we ap-
preciate the money, and we're
going to go over there and get
after it and. do our very best to
put the best: football team we
can out there."
The environment will be one
the Keydets rarely experience..
"Everybody likes to play on


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the big stage or play in front of
large crowds, TV, so on and so
forth, and we have that oppor-
tunity," Woods said. "So if you
aspire to be the' best college
football player that you can be,
then you get a chance to match
yourself against the best. It's a
great life experience."
Every now and then, the little
guy does more than just show
up.
I This season eight FCS teams
knocked off FBS programs on
the opening weekend, though '
that looks unlikely in the ACC
matchups.
Last year, Savannah State lost
84-0 to No. 18 Oklahoma State
and 55-0 to the No. 6 Semi-
noles in a game that was short-
ened by severe weather. Coach
Earnest Wilsondsaid he doesn't
discuss the financial neces-
sity of playing the games with
his team, but rather challenges
them to rise up and make a
good accounting.
.Those. two losses last sea-
son also earned the Wildcats
$860,000 toward a $5.1 million
athletic budget.


The silent auctionwill be held in
the lobby at Sneads High Schfiool
.and will.b begin Sept; 23 ard end at:
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For more information, contact
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* 1 Vandy dismisses Boyd from team


.." *': : : , . . THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Chris Boyd (left) appears in a Nashville criminal court hearing Sept 13,
in Nashville. Boyd received an 11-month, '29-day suspended sentence for
criminal attempt to commit accessory after the fact, a misdemeanor.


The Associated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. Sus-
pended Vanderbilt receiver
Chris Boyd has been dismissed
from the football team following
his conditional guilty plea for
his role in attempting to cover
up the rape of an unconscious
student.
Vanderbilt announced the de-
cision Tuesday after athletic ad-
ministrators and coach James
Franklin reviewed information
in the case from the' Sept. 13
hearing where Boyd agreed to a


plea deal lowering a felony to a Sept. 13 to a misdemeanor in


misdemeanor.
"The review concluded that
Mr. Boyd's admitted actions are
clearly inconsistent with the high
standards of behavior expected
of our student-athletes," said
Beth Fortune, vice chancellor for
public affairs, in a statement.
Boyd was Vanderbilt's second-
leading receiver in 2012, catch-
ing 50 passes for 774 yards and'
five touchdowns.
SBut Boyd was indicted Aug. 16
and originally charged with a
felony. The junior pleaded guilty


exchange for agreeing to testify
against his four former team-
mates for the rape in a campus
dormitory of an unconscious
student in June.
At the Sept. 13 hearing. Deputy.
District Attorney General Tom
Thurman said Boyd was called to
the dormitory of another player,
where he found the woman un-
conscious and partially clothed
in the hallway. The prosecutor.
said Boyd and two others carried
the woman'tb the bed of fellow
player and then left.


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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19,2013 3B-


College Football


The Associated, Press

Auburn at LSU and Ten-
nessee at Florida sounds
like a big day in the South,
eastern Conference.
SBeyond the Deep South,
though, those rivalries
don't quite resonate the
way they did notso long
ago, and it is part of the
reason this week's college
football schedule is short
on marquee matchups.
S The Volunteers haven't
beaten the Gators since
2004, and No. 19 Florida
is favored by more than
two touchdowns to ex-
tend its winning streak in
the series to nine games.
"We have to be the team
that overachieves on Sat-
urday," said first-year
Tennessee coach Butch
Jones, whose Vols are
coming off a 59-14 loss to
Oregon.
Florida (1-1) had last
week off, after losing at
Miami the week before. It
allowed the Gators to get
some banged up players
such as quarterback Jeff
Driskel (knee), offensive
linemenJonHalapio (pec-
toral) and Tyler Moore
(ankle) 'and cornerback
Marcus Roberson (knee)
healthy.
LSU has won five of
the past six in the annual
SEC West Tiger fight. Only
Cam Newton's one season
at Auburn has produced a
recent victory in the se-
ries for the War Eagle set.
Auburn is off to a 3-0
Start in .its first season
rebuilding under coach


. .THEASSOCIATED PRESS
' Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel rushes for a gain against Alabama on Saturday in College Station, Texas.


SEC has glut of top-notch QBs


The Associated Press

OXFORD, Miss. T
A&M's Johnny Mai
has the Heisman
phy. Alabama's A.J.
Carron, has the nati,
championships.
Those two are the So
eastern Conference's r
famous quarterbacka
but they're just the n
headliners there's a',
of talented signal-ca
thathave offenses ro]
across the league.
Georgia's Aaron Mut
LSU's Zach Mettenbel
Mississippi's Bo Wal
and South Carolinra's C
nor Shaw are among
many quarterbacks
have had a good, start
season, turning the usi
smash-mouth confer
into an offensive parad
"We're putting so m
emphasis on quarter
play,. functioning and
ing care of the ball in
system in which 'v
asked to run," Ole I
Coach Hugh Freeze sai
know how hard we wo]
at it, and I'm sure ot]
have. done the same



Tigers
rrom Page 1B

of misdirection and
Slize, their athletes ver
fectively. They've got
individual that has g
speed and can get the (
and another playm,
.that is more of. a pc
back and downhill run
so they have a really g
one-two punch there
otbs guys.
S"What we've got to c
be sure .that we're so
on defense and not
o ourselvess out of posit
We've got. to run and



Knocks
FromPage lB
s
*saw the Pirates fall I
,strong Baker team 35
on the road.
SBased on what he
-seen thus far, Melvin:
ihe .knows his team
'have a hard time ci
ling away with ano
]win without a consist
:high-level perform
from his guys.
Sneads is really -
letic and really fast,
"they've got some good
S;up front," the coach s
:"They've got some'g
that can really run
take it to the house on
given play, so we've gc
:,do a real good job de:
Isively of tackling. The
:a. very talented foot
!team. We're going to t
,to play really well to 1
them."
SThe Pirates have a t
of fast and explosive p
'makers, including rumn
,backs Antwan Durn
Javarris Goodson;
'have combined for ne
'400 yards on the gro
through two ga
Durn has also retur
. two punts for touchdo'


seems to me that it's been
raised to another level."
exas Last week's Manziel-Mc-
iziel Carron showdown, .whose
ITro- teams combined for 1,196
Mc- total yards in the Tide's 49-
onal 42 victory, was the most
obvious sign that this
uth- might be a banner year for
nost SEC offenses and espe-
icks, cially quarterbacks..
aain But the gaudy stats are
host popping up everywhere:
Hders > Georgia's Murray threw
[ling for 323 yards against Clem-
son and 309 yards against
rray, South Carolina. He's on
rger, pace to become the only
lace, SEC quarterback in history
"on- to have four straight 3,000-
the yard passing seasons.
who )) Mississippi's Wallace
this threw for 177 yards and
Lally two touchdowns, and
ence also ran for 57 yards and
lise. a touc4idown, as the Reb-
iuch els walloped Texas 44-23.
)ack Wallace hasn't thrown an
ta-. interception this season.
Lthe LSU's Mettenberger
ie're needed just 18 pass at-,
Miss tempts to. throw for 264
d. "I yards and three touch-,
rked downs against Kent State
hers on Saturday. He has the
a. It highest efficiency rating in


to the football."
.The Tigers are coming
off of their most ineffective
offensive performance of
the season against Blount-
uti- stown, getting shut out and
y ef- held to just 108 yards of to-
one tal offense after posting 27
great and 55 points in their first
edge twogames of the year., .
aker Much of the credit is due
iwer to a :dominant Blount-
ier, stown defense that also
;ood shut out FAMU the previ-
with ous week and has given up
21 points total this season,
[o is but Graceville also had to
und overcome the loss of start-,
get ing left tackle Jake Merritt,
ion. who went out early in the
rally game with a knee injury


- as well as 6-foot-6 junior
receiver Alphonso Brown,
who has caught two TD
passes already and is a dif-
ficult matchup for defen-
sive backs due to his size.
But it's the danger of se-
nior dual-threat quarter-
back Joshl Taylor, who has
accounted for two touch-
downs passing and two
touchdowns rushing so
far, that Melvin said may
be his biggest concern.
"He is a very athletic
young man," the ,coach
said. "He has the arm
to beat you over the top
throwing the ball, but he's
also got a lot of speed and
when he gets loose he can
really hurt you with his
feet."
The Hornets have their
'own threatening weapons
on offense with a quartet
of running backs Nor-
ris Calhoun, DeMichael
Faulk, Shaundre McAroy,
and JaVontai Hall -who
have all gone over 100
yards for the season, with
the senior Calhoun lead-
ing the pack with 393
yards on nearly 8 yards
per carry.
Even in the loss to West
Gadsden, the' Hornets
moved the ball very effec-
tively most of the night,


the SEC so far this season,
completing nearly 65 per-
cent of his passes for 797
yards, nine touchdowns
and no interceptions. '
) South Carolina's Shaw
picked apart Vanderbilt's
defense, completing 21 of
29 passes for 284 yards and
three touchdowns. He also
rushed for 84 yards.
Even the Mississippi
State-Auburn game' pro-
vided offensive fireworks.
Auburn's Nick Marshall
threw for a career-high 339
yards and two touchdowns
while Mississippi State's
Dak Prescott' countered
with 213 passing. yards,
133 rushing yards and two
rushing touchdowns.
Quarterbacks will make
this season awfully tough
for proud, traditionally
stout SEC defenses.
"What I've noticed the
most is that quarterbacks
now in the SEC are becom-
ing more and more mobile
as the years advance," Ten-
nessee1 senior defensive
,end. Corey Miller said. "I.
feel like these guys are now
able to make plays not
only with their arms but


that will also keep him out
Friday.
Chance Jowers will move
from right guard to left
tackle to fill in for Merritt
against- Wewa, with one
of,the primary focuses of
practice, this week being
finding the right combina-
tion on the offensive line
to make up for Merritt's
loss.
"One thing we've had to
do offensively is shuffle
the lineup up front and
Story to get the right play-
ers in the right position
and get them up to speed
with what we're doing and
what our game plan is for
this game tomake sure we


with their feet. They're able
to get outside the pocket,
prolong drives, prolong
passing plays."
Auburn defensive co-
ordinator Ellis Johnson
agreed, saying the rise of
the mobile quarterback
has defenses scrambling
to make adjustments.
Seven SEC teams aver-
aged at least 30 points per
game last season. So far
this, season, 10 teams are
above that threshold.
"There are so many re-
ally good dual-threat quar-
terbacks coming out right
now in our conference,"
Johnson said. "There have
been some good ones ii
the past, but I don't know
if there's been as many. It's
going to be a challenge."
The SEC's quality and
depth under center has
also attracted the attention
of NFL scouts.
ESPN draft analyst Mel
Kiper Jr. said the SEC
doesn't have a quarterback
who is considered a sure-
fire first round pick, but at
least a half dozen are draw-
ing considerable interest
from teams.


New coaches


hope to revive


sagging rivalries


Gus Malzahn, including
last week's 24-20 victory
against Mississippi State
on a late touchdown pass,
so optimism abounds on
the Plains.
A road trip to DeathVal-
ley, however, has brought
the mood of many teams
down.
"I'm real curious to see
our team responds (on
the road)," Malzalin said.
No. 6 LSU (3-0), like
Florida, opens SEC play
as a big favorite, thanks
in large part to improved
play at a position that's
been a trouble spot for
several seasons, evenwith
all the Tigers' success.
Quarterback Zach
Mettenberger is third in
the nation in passer effi-
ciency rating, with seven
touchdown passes and
no- interceptions. Coach
Les Miles credited new of-
fensive coordinator Cam
Cameron with Metten-.,
berger's improvement.
"I think Zach is seeing
the reasons for the calls
and vhat's -expected and
has really embraced the .
,work ethic that's allowed
him to enjoy -practice,
enjoy play call, and.really
enjoy the position that is
quarterback," Miles said.
"It's more leadership;
it's more strategic. It's a
thinking man's position,
and I think he's enjoying
it greatly."
An upset in either of the
SEC's big rivalry games
could. have a real impact
on tfe conference races
and beyond.


have five guys up front that
can work together and get
the job done," Wise said.
Despite Wewa's win-
less record and recent
struggles, the coach said
his team will need to have
all of last week's issues re-
solved if it's going to come
out with a win against the
Gators .
"They've got a lot of re-
turning players from last
year's team and it's a group'
that is battle-tested," Wise
said of the Gators. "They're
well-coached and they run
the football well. We're go-
ing to have to play well to
move the football and put
points on the board."


with Calhoun' notching to produce when we get
163 yards and the team them the ball, but Sneads
tallying well over 300 yards also has a lot of guys in
of total offense. their backfield that can
Melvin said that will make big plays for them,"
need to continue minus the coach said.. "They're
some of the critical mis- going to score points, so
cues againstWest Gadsden we're, going .to have to
that limited CHS to just 16 score with ,them and be
points if the Hornets are able to put up some points
to win Friday night.. to*beat them."
"We have confidence in The game klcks off at 7
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1 Roost
6 Immense
10 Of the eye
12 Harley
competitor
14Game tile
15Reckoned
16Sham
18"CSI"
evidence
191 In that case
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21 DEA
operative
23Wildebeest
24With,to
Fritz' .
26 Diamonds
Sor clubs
29Square of
Glass
S31 Big galoot
33 Frosh's
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35 "Diana"
singer
36 Prompter's
hint
37 Festoon
38 Fictional
governess
40 Mdse.
42 Behave
43 Slat
'45Jerk
47Wallet
stuffer


50Surgical
stitch
52 Hire, as a
lawyer
54 Rustle
58Halloween
figures
59 Honey
factory
60 Pitch-dark
61 Trawler
gear
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school
2 Environ-
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3 Sugarcane
product
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5 Horse-
drawn
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VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
,- Helping someone fi-
nancially will not turn out
as planned. Don't expect
to get .anything in return
for your gesture.
SLIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct.
23) -You maybe asked
or expected to offer your
services for free, but this
won't pay the bills. Search
for a better prospect.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov.
22) Exploring new
friendships. or hobbies will
increase your own self-
awareness. Share what you
know, and you will enrich
someone's life.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-
Dec. 21) Do whatever it
takes to add to your com-
fort at home or to bolster
important-relationships.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan.
19) If you're faced with
an array of options, choose
the one that promises the
most. Don't fear taking an
unusual path.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.
19) It's important to
save for a rainy day or to,
budget so you can afford
the things you want with-
out feeling financial stress.
PISCES (Feb. 20 March
S20)- The lure of the
unfamiliar may be enrtic-
ing, but in the end you
will discover that success
will come from sticking to
what has worked well for
you in the past.
.*ARIES (March 21-April i ,
19) -Keep a lid on your
emotions. You don't want
to give anyone the upper
hand by revealing your
true feeling-.
STAURUS (April 20-May
20) -- Accept criticism,
but don't change your
ideas unnecessarily. If youth
avoid conflict, you'll have
an easier row to hoe.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20).
-What you offer others
will in turn help you. Get
involVed in community af-
fairs. Fight for your rights .
CANCER (June.21.-July.*
22),- Look for opportuni-
ties and recognize good
fortune when it comes
your way. Refuse to let tie.
actions of othersslow you
down. : .......... .
LEO(July23-Aug.22)
- Deal with responsibili-
ties and demands quickly.
You want to leave enough
time to enjoy doing some-
thing fun.


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Dear Annie: I'mdating a divorced
man with five children, two of whom still
live with their parents in a shared-cus-
tody arrangement. The'divorce was very
bitter, arid she put him into bankruptcy.
She is a spendaholic and not a pleasant
person to be around, always making
-herself the wronged party.
We putup with her at all functions'
that include the kids schoolsports,
birthdays and things like that. But now
she insists on minving herself to ftnc-
tdons with my boyfriend's extended
family.
When is it appropriate to tell her, "Stop
inviting yourself. You are divorced from
this family"? After all, my boyfriend is
never invited to her family functions.
Neither of us wants her at these events,
biut my boyfriend is afraid that if he says
anything to her, it will hurt the kids.
I am so tired of all her involvement.


Bridge

Sydney J. Harris, a former journalist in Chicago, said,
"Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the
same time; what we really want is for things to' remain
the same but get better."
You are often faced with a dilemma at the bridge
table. Perhaps, should you win this trick or lose it?
That's one-reason why we love and hate this game. The
way out of a dilemma, of course, is to analyze logically.
In this deal, South blasts into six spades. After West
leads the',diamond king, what should declarer do?
North's two-no-trump response over West's takeout
.double guaranteed four or more spades and at least
game-invitational valties: 10-plus support points
and eight or fewer losers. South's sensible leap to the
small slam kept the defenders in the dark. Note that a
club lead would have defeated six spades, and a slow,
tortuous auction might have highlighted that.
South is faced with two losers: one heart and one
club. But he can get home by putting the opponent
with the heart ace in a dilemma. Which opponent will
that be?
Based on the bidding, it is more likely to be West
than East.
Declarer must ruff the opening lead in his hand.
Then he draws trumps and leads his heart five. What
hoes West do?
If he wins with his ace, South has 12 tricks via seven
spades, three hearts, one diamond and one club.
Alternatively, if West plays low, declarer wins with
dummy's jack and discards his heart king on the dia-
mond ace. Then he claims, conceding one club and
ruffing his other two clubs on the board.


How can we bond with his family as a
couple if she's always there? I'm having
a hard time with this. I think he needs to
tell her to'knock it off. They are divorced.
That means they are no longer couple.
She has her own boyfriend, by the way,
although she doesn't db'muchwith him.
-BH.

Dear B.H.: We caution you not to make
demands on yourbqyfriend, because *
it puts you between him and his chil-
dren, which is not a good place to be.'
Instead, discuss th, situation calmly If
he is determined to allowhis ex to attend
'family functions (and his family doesn't
throw her out), let.it be.At some point,
.those children will be out of thb house,
and he will w6rry less about how this
affects them. Your decision is how long
you are willing to graciously tolerate this
situation.


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Vulnerable: Both
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Opening lead: K


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on this square


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Large gray bob-tailed cat
has gone missing in Laver
Hills. He is approximately 14
lbs. He answers to the name
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did have a break-away collar
on when he disappeared on 12 July 13. If any-
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call 334-449-1422 or,334-446-1005. '4 A RE-
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Airedale Terrier Puppies 4/M and 3/F, 6wks
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CKC Shih-tzu Puppies: 4 sweet baby girls. First
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Couch/Loveseat $45; Queen Bed: Complete $40.
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Hospital Bed electric with mattress; good
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SFresh Green
Peanuts
We also have
shelled peanuts
850-352-2199
850-209-3322 or 850-573-6594
L ._ 4128 Hwy 231


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Administrative
Support II
Must have HS diploma or
GED with 2 yrs experience
in secretarial or general
office work, have good communication
skills, able to deal well with the public
be proficient in the use of Personal
Computer --MSWord & Excel.
Starting Salary: $8.29 HR
(This is a part-time position, 20 hrs. per
week, working for the TDC)


Equipment Operator II
High school diploma or equivalent, and
1-2 years of experience driving heavy
equipment. Must have a valid Class B CDL
issued by the State of Florida-- prior to
S employment. (JC Road Dept.)
Starting Salary $18,074.OO/yr.


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220 W. Hwy 52 Malvern
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SMaria's Vineyard 3940 Fortner St
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Horse Quality Hay, barn kept 719 S. Ball St
Slocomb, AL 334-886-7034 or 706-741-0856
Spaure and Round Bales Will Deliver


WATF E D FA-RM &GJ A-RDE


Equipment Operator I
Must be a high school graduate or its
equivalent and have .some experience
driving heavy motorized equipment.
Must have a valid class B CDL prior to
.employment.
Starting Salary $17,236.00/yr

CLOSING DATE: SEPTEMBER 30,2013

Submit Jackson County employment
application to: Human Resources Dept.,
2864 Madison St., Maianna, FL 32448.
Ph 850-482-9633.
www.jacksoncountyfl.net/'
EOE/AA/Vet Pref/ADA/ Drug-Free Workplace




WANTED ^
Paper Carrier,.


1 Mature
Reliable
Business Minded
Proof of Insurance
Dependable Transportation


EARNSSS

$500-$800
Per month AFTER expenses


Bid for Contract at the
Jackson County Floridan,
L 4403 Constitution Lane,, l
^y Marianna FL /


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Hours: Mon-Fri 7-5 Sat 7-1
2978 Pierce Street (behind Tim's Fiorist)


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Dozer and Excavation Work
Ponds Road Building Demolition
Pine Tree Planting Herbicide Spraying
Fire.Line Plowing Burning
flUA'llAm| 850-7fi2-940a(
Clny v nCUm Cell 850-832-5055
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l Must be a High School
graduate, licensedas a
Practical Nurse by the
State of Florida, certified
by American Red Cross in I.V. fluid thera-
py. Must have a valid FL drivers license
prior to employment. Must have 1-2 years
experience as an LPN.
Starting Salary: $27,303.00/YR

CLOSING DATE: SEPTEMBER 30,2013

Submit Jackson County employment
application to: Human Resources Dept.,
2864 Madison St, Marianna, FL 32448.
Ph 850-482-9633.
www.jacksoncountyfl.net/
EOE/AA/Vet Pref/ADA/ Drug-Free Workplace


City of Marianna has a
Natural Gas Technician
position available. Call 718-0326 for details.
EOE/Drug Free Workplace Employer




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1BR Apt- Marianna
new flooring/paint
$S2S/mo. $400/dep. 1 yr. lease No Pets
Call: Joanne 850-693-0570
Apartniepts for Rent id Groeewoo
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Cedar CreekApartments 1BR/1BA $500
Appliances, lawn care & pest control included.
Must be 62 or older or disabled. Call 850-352-
3878 or e-mail cedarcreek@nchousing.net

1 & 2BR Apartments in Marianna
2 & 3BR Mobile Homes Rent to Own
Lot rent included. For details
850-557-3432 or 850-814-6515 4
2 & 2&3BRMobileHomes |
'in Marianna & Sneads (850)209-8595 I
3BR /2BA singlefamily 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
850- 526-3355 or austintvlerco.com
"Property Management Is Our ONLY Business"
Clean 3br/lba home in town, nice neighbor-I
hood $750. mo. + $750. dep. 1 yr rhin. lease
.NO PETS. Ref/Req 850-482-2370


2/1 MH in'Aford $360. mo. $360. dep.
850-579-8882/850-2091664/850-573-1851
2/2 MH South of Cottondalei 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. 120, garbage, sewer Included.
http:// www.charloscountryliving.com.
S, 850-209-88417 4
2BR 1BA at Millpond $495 + dep. very nice,
; water/sewer/lawn maintenance included,
access to pond, No. pets 850-209-3970'
For Renf: Greenwood Mobile Home Park, nice 3
br. 2 ba. home with water and garbage includ-
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LF160234 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS '
PROJECT NAMES: 1) ML Tabor Road Paving
Project (from Poplar Springs Road toSylvania
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, .1arianna,
FL 32446 for the construction of the following
described Projects:
1) ML Tabor Road (from Poplar Springs Road to
Sylvania Plantation Road) :
The york includes clearing and grubbing, .
grading, excavation (cut and fill), limrqrock
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-4`-%
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-
ing 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
rows.
Note that these projects are separate projects .,
and will be awarded separately- A Bidder may
bid eitheror both projects.
A Non-Mandatory Pro-Bid Meeting will be held-,-
on September 26,2013 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 CentrJ Time; Ques-
tions'must be submitted in writingto the Coon-
ty Engineer (email lalvarez@jacksoicountyfl.c
om: fax (850) 482-9063) with a copy tO the
Jeannie Bean maill jbean@jacksoncountyfl.co
m ). ... ..!'- ,, .. *. -1 .. **
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 Roqm at 264 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
Time. '- r
Plans, specifications, and contract documents
will be open for public inspection after noon on
September 16, 2013 at the Road and Bridge of-
fice at 2828 Owens Street. Bid documents
must be obtained from:
County Engineer
Attn: Larry Alvarez
2828 Owens Street
Marianna, Florida 32446 .
(850) 482&9677 ''
upon paymentof $ NO Charge. 'perset which
amount'constitutes the cost of reproduction
and handling. This payment will not be refund-
ed.
The Owner reserves the right to waive 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 mustappear
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-
ceipt of bids.
To the~extent applicable to this project, atten-
tion of Bidders is particularly called to the re-
quirements of the Special Provisions (Local
Agency Program/Federal-Aid Contract Require-
ments), conditions of employment to be ob-
served 'and minimum wage rates to be paid un-
der the Contract, Section 3, Segregated Facili-
ties; Section 109 Executive Order 11246, and all
applicable laws and regulations of the Federal
government and State of Florida, and bonding
and insurance requirements.
IN PARTICULAR, BIDDERS SHOULD NOTE THE
REQUIRED ATTACHMENTS AND CERTIFICA-
TIONS TO BE EXECUTED AND SUBMITTED WITH
THE FORM OF BID PROPOSAL.
DATE: _____________
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE/FAIR HOUSING
JURISDICTION
LF160245 NOTICE OF MEETING


On Tuesday, September 24, at 6 PM, the Jack-
son County Board of County Commissioners
will hbojd its Regular Meeting at 2864 Madison
Street, Marlanna, Florida. Other matters may
'be addressed as presented.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabil-
ities Act, persons needing special accommoda-
tion to participate in this meeting should con-
tact the Administrator's assistant no later than
5 days prior to the meeting. The Administra-
tor's assistant may be contacted at 2864 Madi-
son Street, Marianna, FL, 32448, (850) 482-9633,
or (800) 955-8771 (TDD).


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7200 original miles $5,000.
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Hyundai 2006 Santa Fe V76, 72,300 miles, good
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QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE
I i Compelling questions ...
S and maybe a few actual answers


SPEED FREAKS
A couple of questionswe
just had to ask ourselves


Joey Stumbles


Daylona Bea':n NeW*.-Journal,
JIM TILLER
Shouldn't this scene be
part of the Chase for.
the Championship?
What change would
you make to the Chase
schedule?
GODSPEAK. The Chase
should have every type of
track, so move the Wat-
kins Glen or Sonoma date
into the playoffs.
KEN'S CALL: Daytona
has the season's first
race. Move its July race
to September and give
Daytona the first Chase
race,too.
Odds that NASCAR
would listen to any of
your advice?
GODSPEAK: I would
probably have more luck
in the lottery. Have I ever
won the lottery? No. but
I get a quick-pick ticket
every stinking week.
KEN'S CALL: We'll have
Middle East peace before
Brian France takes my
advice.



ONLINE EXTRAS
news-journalonline.
com/nascar
Do you have questions or
comments about NASCAR
This Week? Contact Godwin
Kelly at godwin.kellyanews-jrnl.
corn or Ken Willis at ken.willis@
news-lrnl.com


WHAT'S ON TAP?
SSPRINT CUP: Sylvania 300
SITE: Loudon, N.H.
SCHEDULE: Friday, practice
(Fox Sports 1. noon), qualify-
ing (Fox Sports 1. 3:30 pm.).
Saturday, practice (Fox
Sports 2, 9 a.m. and 11a.m.).
Sunday, race (ESPN, cover-
age begins at ] p.m.; green
flag at 2:16 p.m.)
TRACK: New Hampshire
Motor Speedway (1.058-mile
oval)
RACE DISTANCE: 300 laps,
317.4 miles


Joey Logano, driver of the No.' 22 Penske Racing
Ford, is the only Chase rookie in this season's
expandedd field of contenders..
As (bad) luck would have it, he was the first
driver fighting for the 2013 title to e. it the race at
Chicagoland. Reason out: blown engine..
"We got to keep our heads up and keep the
momentum that we have and not let this take .us
down," he said. "With only 10 races, you really
can't have these issues, but we are strong
enough to come back from it."
In the past five years, only Jimmie
Johnson has roared back from such ,
a horrible Chase start to win the title
(2010).

MUM'S THE WORD
Michael Waltrip Racing was '
fined heavily for team sherani-
gans atRichmond. All three of
its drivers lost 50 championship
points, and that points loss pulled Martin
Truex from the Chase playoffs.
SBut as 'ASCAR cleaned up its Richmond mess,
Clint Bowyer refused to admit he spun his Ho. 15
Waltrip Racing Toyota with seven laps to go in
order to assist Truexin claiming a Chase berth.
Bowyer apologized to Ryan Newman, who
wasdirectly affected by the spin, and said he
was sorry for what happened, but apparently
decided to take the Fifth on his complicity in
the scheme to assist his teammate.
Not only is there strong video and audio
evidence, but eyewitness-Dale Earnhardt
Jr. stepped forward to say that Bowyer was
purposely slowing in order to
make the damning spin
harmless to his racing M ,,
machine.'
"You asked about a
line being crossed and
obviously MWR stepped
over that line," Bowyer said.
"We got penalized and then like
I said, I've given this interview on
national television." :
Bowyer visited ESPN's SportsCenter studio
three days after the Richmond race and looked
extremely uncomfortable, like he was sitting in
a briar patch, during a tough line of question- ,
ing from former driver Ricky Craven. They had
a back-and-forth moment.
Back at Chicagoland Speedway. Bowyer
played dodgeball with the media as his
team prepared for the Chase.
"We've had a great season, and as
far as that's concerned (Richmond), we
know really we know where the line


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Beach News-Journal's '
molorsports editor and hasl
covered NASCAR for 30 -
years. Reach him at godwin.
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is," he said
And no, that "line' of which Bowvver speaks
doesn't involve an admission of guilt.

LOST IN THE SAUCE
With tihe Richmond hullabaloo, some major
racing news was trampled. SuCh as Ryan I lewrnan
Being named as the driver of the Ho. 31
Richard Childress Racing Chevy in
2014 1 Jewrnan will replace de-
parting veteran 0eft Burton. Did
you see that A. Allmendinger
will be in the bo. 47 Toyota
ne:x.t season-' And Furniture
Row Racing will remain
aligned with Chidress Racing
for the foreseeable future.


Winner: Ryan Newman
Rest of the top five: Jimmie
Johnson. Kyle Busch, Brad
Keselowski, Clint Bowyer
Dark horse: Dale Earnhardt Jr..


Disappointment: Joey Logano
First one out: Denny Hanilin
Don't be surprised: if: Several
Chase drivers' continue strug-
gling at this track.


S AP.'NAMY.HUH
Such' outpourings of emotion aren't
an everyday occurrence for Matt.

Any chance of calm this week?
NASCAR is due for several days ol
ho-hum heading into New Hampshire,
and the stars just may be aligned. Last
Week was one of the worst in the past
decade for NASCAR, which found itself
dealing with credibility.issues stemming
from the previous week at Richmond.
But if the sight of Matt Kenseth the
walking, talking definition of calm -
hoisting the trophy at Chlicagoland
didn't signal a return to peace and
quiet, there may be no hope.
Final thoughts on NASCAR's dam-
age control?
TheBoys in Competition should've
seen the-potential for shenanigans long
before they happened at Richmond.. But
they either dropped the ball or put too
much faith in the teams urn, let's go
with "dropped the bali." But after the
fact, NASCAR couldn't win. In the end.
'however, they probably made the best
of a bad 'situation.
'Will it happen again?
Human nature never fails to over-
come our better intentions and stated
values. So yes, it'll happen again, but
it will be better hidden. Much better
hidden.

Ken Willis has been covering
NASCAR for The Daytona Beach
News-Journal for 27 yeais. Reach
higi at ken.willis@nriews-jrnJ.com



FEUD OF THE WEEK


KYLE KEVIN'
BUSCH HARVICK .
Kyle Buschl vs, Kevin Harvick: Harvick
gave Matt Kehseth a race-winning., ,
push past Busch on the final restart,
prompting Busch to say "Ijust hate it:"
Godwin Kelly gives his take: "Busch
has never won a Chase race, and
the frustration is growing. Kenseth is
Busch's teammate, so this is a shoul-
der- shrug situation." -


MATT"
KENSETH
.,Restores calm
and order to
top spot


KYLE
BUSCH '
Shocker: Had
no role in
recent furor


KURT
BUSCH
See Kyle


JIMMIE RYAN
JOHNSON NEWMAN
Stopped the Middle name
bleeding t i,. '- is Joseph
Chicagolan '""


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,. KEVIN
HARVICK
Will finish
third at New
Hampshire


JEFF
GORDON
No worse than
seventh in
past 4 weeks


CARL --
EDWARDS.
Needs to find
Ford's missing
gear


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SPRINT CUP
POINTS STANDINGS
1. Matt Kenseth 2063
2. Kyle Busch s
3 Jimmie Johnson 1 -i1i
4. Kein Harvick -15
5 Carl Edwards -23
5 Kurt Busch -23
7. Jeff Gordon -24'
8. Ryan Newman -28
8..Clint B3owyer -28
10. Kasey Kahne -31
10. Greg Biffle -31.
12. Joey Logano -52
13. Dale Eamrnhardt Jr. -53
14. Brad Keselowski .-1305
15. Jamie McMuiray ':.1316.
16 Paul Menard '1343
: 17. Main Truex Jr. -1346
18. Aric Almirola -1367
19. Ricky Stenhouse Jr -1383
20. Juan Pablo Montoya .1395
21 Marcos Ambrose -1396
22. Jeff Burton -1405
23. Tony Stewart -1469
24. Casey Mears -1505
25. David Ragan .1555
26 Danca Patrick -1566
27. Denny Hamlin -1567
28. Mark Martin -1579
29. David Gilliland -1535
30 Dave Blaney -1646
31. Travis Kvapil -1691
32 David Stremme -1701
33 David Reutimann 1702
34. AJ Allmendinger -1703
S34. JJ Yeley -'03


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