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Jackson Hospital elects Clemmonsboard chairman
From staff report
day that Dr. Sarah
been elected to
serve as the 2013-
,2014 chairman of
its board of trustees.
The board's newly elected
vice. president is David Carrel,
and secretary/treasurer is Ron
Dr. Clemmons served as chair-
man of the finance committee,
on the board of the physician
recruitment committee for three
years, and on the joint confer-
ence committee for one year.
According to a hospital press
release, the new chairman ex-
pressed that she had a greater
appreciation of Jackson Hospital
from her experience as a board
member as a result of her in-
teraction with the medical staff
and hospital employees. She
currently serves on the Jackson
Hospital Foundation board and
says the hospital- enjoys tremen-
dous community support.
"I enjoy serving with the other
board members to achieve the
hospital's mission of providing
exceptional healthcare to every
patient every day," Dr. Clem-
mons was quoted as saying in
Jackson Hospital's Board of
Trustees is composed of nine
community .members that are
appointed by the governor.
These trustees serve a four-year
GETS OVERNIGH VISITOR
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he "Spirit of Innovation's" ground crew races forward to snag the blimp's mooring lines
Tuesday evening as it setded in for an overnight stay at the Marianna Airport. The blimp, one
of three used by Goodyear, is returning home to Pompano Beach after a 10-day stay in Texas,
where it helped introduce a new tire and hovered above the state fair and the ahnual Texas Long-
horns/Okldahoma Sooners football game. According to Pilot C6rky Belanger it takes the Spirit four
days to travel from Texas to Florida and after their stay in Mariarina they should reach home
Board eyes funding for new school
Cautious vote clears
way to advertise for
MARIANNA -Officials with
the Jackson County School
District are eying funds fora
proposed K-8 school in Mari-
anna that, if built, would be-
come the new educational
home for Marianna Middle
School, Riverside Elementary
School and F. MN: Golson El-
ementary School students. But
the district's financial obliga-
tion to the project has some
board members wanting to
delay active pursuit of the state
SDespite reservations, by a
4- vote (member Chris John-
son voted no Tuesday eVe-
ning, school board members
cleared the way for Facilities
Director Stuart Wiggins to
advertise requests for quali-
fications, soliciting the inter-
est of architectural firms that
want to build the new school.
RFQs are due to the board by
Nov. 1, and a review and rank-
ing process xwill
the matter, of
committing to a
contract is back
before the board
Wiggins That vote, as
Frank Bondurant put it. dur-
ing Tuesday's meeting, will be
the "jumping off point" for the
$50 million project, when the
board will decide if it wanis
to enter into to a potentially
costdy Wiggins estimated $1.8
million) services contract with
a firm to draft plans for a con- Violet B
struction project that is still Oct.15.
contingent on getting funding tal cui
from the State Legislature. three
According to information ment i
presented to the board, utliz- by 201
ing a split design separate Riversi
elementary school (grades K- built i
5) and middle school (grades mainte
6-8) sections with some shared costly,
facilities the new campus camp
would take up 385,000 square portati
feet and accommodate 2,036 costs.
students, just above the to- State
[ i [,1p Ir irit F.i- ,1;IN'L rJ
brown addresses the Jackson County School Boardon Tuesday,
rrent enrollment for all
schools. That enroll-
is projected to decrease
7. Aging facilities IMMNIS,
ide and. Golson were all
n the 1950s) can make
enance and upkeep
and a new consolidated
is could save on trans-
ion and administrative
funding is what the district
hopes will pay for the bulk of
the school's cost. Violet Brown,
who oversees the program for
Florida Department of Edu-
cation Office of Educational
Facilities, attended the meet-
ing to answer board mem-
bers', questions about the ap-
plication and appropriation
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Melissa 'Missy' Owens (center) works
on walking with the help of physical
therapists Shelly Green (left) and Leo
Ramin. Bryan Owens is walking behind
her with a wheelchair, in case she needs
to sit down.
Missy Owens of SES
continues to recover
from mystery illness
By DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
Those who know Cypress resident
Missy Owens say she's always front
and center in line to help if she knows
someone in need.
Described by several as a talented
cook, she can be counted on to pre-
, pare delicious comfort food for ailing
friends, neighbors and members of
the larger community around her.
If food is needed, for a fundraiser in
the vicinity, it's a good bet that she'll
be a contributor. She might bake one
of her famous 21-layer chocolate
cakes, or her. special macaroni and
cheese dish that makes mouths water
in anticipation of a serving.
But this time, she's the one in need.
Stricken with an as-yet undiagnosed
illness that had her bedridden for
weeks, Owens is nowhere near able
to get back in the kitchen, where she
says she longs to be busily creating
treats for her loved ones. But she is
Husband Bryan Owens counted it as*
abig victory one day this week when
she was able to walk a total of 197 feet
in the course of a day with support.
For the better part of month, she was
unable to get out of bed. The first day
she was able to walk, she .only made
.it 17 feet.
Her current troubles began one
morning in August. The night before,
she'd baked some chocolate 6clairs
for a function at Sneadls Elementary
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) Jackson County Tourist Development Counci
10a.m. Russ House, 4318 Lafayette St., Marl-
,ahna. Call 482-8060 '
)) Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting- Noon
Sto 1 p:m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.
S, 'THURSDAY, OCT.17
R'International Chat 'n' Sip 8:30-10 a.m. at
Jackson County Public Library 29"29 Greenr St. in.
Mariarrnna Learning Center staff arnd their inter
rational English learners invite the public for an
exchange of language, culture and ideas in a relae
environment. Light refreshments served. No charge
St. Anne Thrift Store 9 a.m. 1 p.m. St Anne'
Catholic Church. 3009 Fifth St. Mariarnna. Call
)) Jackson County Senior Citizens 9'30
a m Dr Joe Cay will speak on min-emory care and
dementia Hosted bLy Emerald Coast Hjipi:e Free
Continental breal. fast at 8:30. Call 482-5028.
)) Caregiver Support Group Meeting -11a.m. t
noon inthe First Presbyterian Church Social Hall,
4437 Clinton St., Marianna. Open to all caregivers
providing care to loved ones. Confidential group
facilitated by a professional group counselor. Coffe
water and light snacks provided:.
)) Marianna Kiwanis Club Meeting-,Noon at
Jim's Bulfet & Grill, 4329 Lafayette St., Marianna.
C3ll 482-2290. .
Chipola Civic Club Meeting Noon at the Oak
,Restaurant, U.S.90 in Marianna. The CCC's focus is
"Community, Children & Character." Call 526-3142
Jackson County Friends of the Library Board
Meeting-1 p.m. at the library, 2929 Green St. in
Marianna. Members and those interested in joining
) Healthy Start Board of Directors Meeting
-2 p.m. Chamber of Commerce on Byrd Street in
Boniifay. Call 482-9204, .. :
Jackson County Branch of NAACP family law
seminar- 5 p.m. at St. James AME Church, 2884
OrangeSt., Marianrin Speaker is Attorney Carter
Young. Call 432-2223. .
)) Quit Smoking Now Class/Support Group
5:,u p.m. at Jackson Hospital Cafeteria Board
Poom Free to'attend, Curriulunm dev'.,lMped by e'.-
smokers tor those who want to L'e'onme e. -.moler
Call 482-6500 .. .
Jackson County NAACP Meeting 5:30 p.m.
in the St James A M E Church segmentn t 2391:'
.Orange St..Marianna Call 569-1294.
VFW & Ladies Auxiliary Meeting 6 p.m. at
2830 Wynn St.. Marianna with a covered-dish sup
ier. Call 372-2500. :: "
> MHS Bulldog Blast 6:30 p m. The comimu.
ni y- wide pep rally will be in 'Mlarur-na High School
gymnasium. $3. per per,:',n. Erntrtairinmernt by ,MH
v. arity and lurn'r ,arisity cheerleaders, dance line,
majorettes and color guard Aluninri nted. .
SAlcoholics Anonymous Closed discussion,
8-9 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2901 Cale
donia St., Marianna, in the AA room. Attendance
limited to persons will, a desire to stop drinking.
Papers will not be signed.
)) Small Business Seminar: "Market Research
and Feasibility Analysis" 9:30-11:30 a.m., in.
Room M-108, Chipola College Business and Tech-
nology building, Marianna. Learn to research the
feasibility of starting a business, adding products/
services, and expanding into new market segment:
Cost is $15. Register online at www.northiflortdabiz.
t com, call 1718-2441 or enil sa.evror e-ipol edL
)) Small business seminar 9:30 a.m. 11:30
Sa.m. Chipola College in Marianna. Learn feasibility
starting a business. adding products and services I
San existing business or expanding into new markets
Cost $15. Call 718.2441 or register online: www.
northfloridabiz.com: ... .
MHS Homecoming Parade Line-up.will begin
Sat 1:45 on Daniels St. Parade starting at 3: p.m.
Entry Iorms available at Mananha High School and
due no later than Oct. 11. CQall Jill Berquist or Patte
d Hooks and Needles 10 a.m at the Jackson
" County Public Library Manrianna branch. New arind
e e perienced hand crafters welcome to create. sharn
learn or teach favorite projects. Call 482-9631.
s )) Benefit for Melissa McCroan Owens 10:30
a.m. to 2 p.m. at Johnny Johnson Pavilion. FL State
Hospital ih Chattahoochee Menu: fried chicken
cole slaw. baked beans, brad and pound cake. Cost:
$6. Proceeds to help with expenses occurred during
S devastating illness and rehabilitation. For informa-
tion or donations call: 2090-5826..
a Book Signing- 1-3 p.m. Chipola River Book
S&Tea, 4402 Lafayette St., Marianna. Marianna
native/author Calvin E. Dickens newest book "How
to Enhance Your.Professional Performance and d
Cottondale High School Homecoming Parade
2 p.m. Line-up 12:30 p.m. Anyone interested in
participating should call 482-9821, ext.262.
Marianna High 2003 Class Reunion 5-10
is pm. at Boatyard Restaurant, Panama City. Tickets
s are $55 per person. Deadline to purchase tickets .
S' was Oct. 7. Call372-4043.
)) Wright Foundation Gala Fundraiser -6 p.m.
at the National Guard Armory in Marianna. Dinner
Sis at 7 p.m. Masquerade and silent auction support
the efforts of the Community Resource Center.
Grand prize drawing for a.luxury vehicle. Tickets are
S$50 per plate (ta- deductible) and are available at
Jackson County Ch3amber of Commerce Rivertown
Community Church office or St. Luke's Episcopall
Church, all in Marianna. Call 526-1600.
Celebrate Recovery- 7 p.m. at EvangelWorshil
.. Center, 2645 FPebble Hill Poad in Marianna. Adult
arnd teen meetings to "overcome hurts, habits and
harigups" Dinner-at 6 pm. Child care available. Call
209-.7856 or 573-1131. '"' '
r' ) Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9
p.m. in the AA ro,:ni of First Uritled Methoadis I'
C' church. 2901 C aledonia St in Mariariri.
; ; .... SATURDAY. OCT. 19
Household Hazardous Waste Amnesty Day
.. -8a.nm to noon at Recycling Center at 3530 Wiley
S'Drive in Marianna Industrial Park. E-an-,ples of
,.I hazardlous materials are pestiides batteries, stale
gasoline artifreee pool cherrmical;s, paint thinners,
uS:,'ed oil. solvents aind electrornics Call 719-0437.
I) Annual Pioneer Day 9 a.m. to,3 p.m. Pan-
Shandle Pioneer Settlement, Blountstown.See how
pioneers lived, with demonstrations of daily chores
and various crafts. Drinks, burgers, pulled pork, hot
-. dogs, chittlins and biscuits available. Call 674-2777.
33rd Annual Harvest Day Festival -10
a.m. Factory Storesof America Mall grounds in
Grace-ville. Arts and crafts, food, activities, games,
entertainment and car show. For booth rental, call
263-3250. For parade, call263-4744. For car show,
call 263-4401. '
Jackson County Community Helpers Club
-10 a.m. 4571 Dickson Road, Greenwood.
Central School Alumni and Friends Reunion
s. -10:30 a.m. at the old Central'School grounds.
SLuhnckl11:30 a.m. Incase of rain: Oak Grove Church
j. Pavilion or Oak Grove Road in the old Parramore
Comimurnity. Fish hushpuppies and drinks provided.
f Bring side dish or dessert-and lawn chair. Call 592-
o 6145 or 272-0143;... '
s. )) Third Annual MHS 70s decade reunion -11230
a.ni to 5 p.rrm at Blue Springs Recreation Area.
Lunch provided No charge. Donations accepted. For
m0re information visitwww.facebook.com/groupsi
)) McKinnie Reunion Noon. Sneads Log Cabin
on Old Spanish Trail in Sneads. Bring family snap-. ,
shots. Paper goods provided. Bring covered dish
Call 526-2984. :
: Alcoholics Anenymous Open Meeting 4:30-
?. 5:30 p.m. in the AAroom of First United Methodist
"Church. 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.
*:: '. '' SUNDAY, OCT. 20,"':
Blue Springs Society, N.S.C.A.R. and the
Chipola Junior American Citizens Club 1:30
Sp.m MacinKmnon Hall.ot St Lule's Episcopal Church
in Marianna. Program '"Save Our Marine Environ-
ment, Things Are Worth Saving:' Call'209-4066.
Meet and Greet Charlie and Ray of Fish-
ing University- 3-5 p m. Lal e Seminole Park '
in Sneads. Other guests: James !Jiggemeyer and
Ted Thibault. Musician Billy Lipford, food vendors,
raffle prizes. Sponsored by Jackson County Tourist
SDevelopment Council :". :-;: .
Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion -
6:30 p m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
SChurch 2901 Caledonia St. in Manrianna. Attendance
limited to persons with a desire to stop drinking.
Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting -8 p.m. in
Sthe boardroom of Campbellton-Graceville Hospital,
5429 College Drive, Graceville. .
MONDAY, OCT. 21
> Girls Art Day Camp -8 a.m. to 5 p m. at United
SMethodist Church in Marianna. Ageinda is painting.
Pottery, drawing and jewelry rmaking. Cost is $30 '
Deadline to register is ,ct 19. Call 386-2131.
Chipola Chapter, NSDAR-11 a.m. the Oaks
p Restaurant in Marianna. Guest speaker is Matt;
Striechert, a detective with the Division of State Fire
Marshal. Call 638-1947
) Senior Fellowship Association noon at the
buth Center of Firt United Methodist Church'in
Marianna. Guest speaker '-Dr J.oe Gay. Featured
,'business is Emerald Coast Hoispice Pdtlucl- lunch.
All seniors welcomrne.. .
)) Jackson County Quilters Guild Meeting
5:30-7:30 p.m. at Ascension Lutheran Church,
3975 U.S. 90 West, Marianna. Business meetings
are fourth Mondays; other Mondays are for projects,
lessons and help. All quilters welcome. Call 209-
)) Alford Community Organization Meeting 6
p.m. at Alford Community Center. New members'
from Alford and surrounding communities are in-
vited to.join. Call 579-4482,638-4900 or 579-5173:
Concerned American Patriots of Jackson
County 6 p.m. Agriculture Center, U.S. 90,
Marianna. Guest speaker is Debbie Gunnoe, retired
Air Force lieutenant colonel and Educational Liberty
Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9
p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St., Marianna.
TUESDAY, OCT. 22
Girls Art Day Camp 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at United
Methodist Church in Marianna. Agenda is painting,
Pottery, drawing and jewelry making. Cost is $30.
Deadline to register is Oct. 19. Call386-2131.
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Twelfth-grade attendants are (from left) Mallory Merrified, Alexus Jones, Britney Williams, Shaniah Spellman and
Keionna Mitchell. '
Eleventh-grade attendants are Alexi Nis (left) and Madison Christmas.
Marianna High School's Homecoming attendants announced
Special to the Floridan
On Sept. 26, elections
were held within each
grade group to choose
representatives to serve
as 2013 Homecoming at-
tendants. Two attendants
were chosen from the
list of nominees in grade
9-11. ,Five attendants were
chosen from the grade 12
On Oct. 14, a school-
wide election was held
to choose the 2013 MHS
The MHS Homecoming
Court will be presented
Thursday, Oct. 17, at the
Bulldog Blast, starting at
Admission will be $3 for
those attending, school
age and up. The 2013 MHS
Homecoming queen will
be crowned during pre-
game festivities on .Friday,
Oct. 18. Pregame will be-
gin at 6:15 p.m. at Bulldog
Stadium. Admission to the
game is $5.
)) Zoe Brown, daughter of
Alise Brown and Roosevelt
)) Morgan-Bryan, daugh-
ter of John and Chrystal
daughter of Kimberly and
Douglas's Lewis and Calvin
Veon and Cortielia Olds
Jenna MacKenzie Cart-
wright, daughter of Millard
Ninth-grade representatives are Zoe Brown (left) and Morgan
and Kellie Cartwright
Alexi Nix, daughter of
London and Denise Nix
daughter of Tres and Bob-
by Christmas, Jr.
, Mallory Merrifield,
Tenth-grade'attendants are Nikera Chrisunna
Olds (left) and Jenna MacKenzie Cartwright.
daughter of Fred and De-
. Alexus Jones, daughter
of Christopher and Sophia
)) .Britney Williams,
daughter of Dina Thorn-
son and Therasa Russ
D Shaniah Spellman,
daughter of Tanandra and
, Keionna Mitchell,
daughter of Ronald and
THROWS A PINK PARTY
T he group of caring individuals at
Marianna Gardens, decided to throw a
T Pink Party in order to raise awareness
for Breast Cancer and encourage others to
schedule mammograms and checkups.
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East Jackson County Economic *Development Council
Pictured are Shirly Furry,
Thelma Jennings, Nancy
Love, Sue Green,,Karen Fader,
Connie Butts, Nethel Iverson,
Robert Furry, Rob Gerdon,
Mary Neal and Helen Grice.
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Kountry Dealz recognized
as Business of the Month
Special to the Floridan
Kountry Dealz, owned
and operated by Thel-
ma Jennings, opened
two years ago and is
now located in the for-
mer Tatum Hardware
building at 8157 U.S.
90, 'Sneads. Vendor and
rental spaces for perma-
nent yard sales are of-
feared and include under.
roof, warehouse and open
IKountry Dealz re-
ceives donations and
also assists several local
charities. .Jennings and
her staff can be reached at
209-3558,qr email thelma.
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End the stalemate
T o most Americans, the budget impasse in Wash-
.ington may seem like nothing more than childish
L finger-pointing from a bunch of party loyalists
who would govern by brinksmanship if that's what's
necessary to get their way. *
It's difficult to argue with that assessment. But to
those directly affected by the failure of Congress to
approve a budget, forcing government services to shut
down, it's more than an annoyance. It's a calamity. .
We're not just talking about the people who arrive at
government landmarks to find them closed for busi-
ness, or even the countless people government
workers, civilian contractors and others who deperid on
the continued operation of government whose liveli-
hoods are in limbo until the stalemate ends.
It 6ould be worse. And for many people right here
in our community, it is: They're working, but they're
not getting paid. And there's no tellingwhen that will
About 325 workers at the Federal Correctional Insti-
tute here in Marianna are going to their jobs just as they
- always do. This weekthey got a paycheck for six days
of work- the labor they'd putin just prior to the Oct. 1
According to officials with the prison workers' union,
even calling in sick is frowned upon, with some workers
saying they'vebeen threatened to be considered absent
without leaveif they call in sick during the shutdown.
:This situation is unacceptable, yet it's playing out
in vital federal operations across the nation while
Congressrefuses to find a compromise to the budget ,
impasse and put thewheels of government back in
S For what it's worth, .we appreciate the efforts of the
Sprison'workers who return to their jobs each shift with-
out knowing when or if -they'llbe paid for their
efforts. : ' -
,- We know, however, that appreciation doesn't keep the
lights on orput fo0d on the table.
We urge implore Congress to stop its partisan
posturing'and end this stalemate now.
Scripps Howard News Service
Healthcare gov gtches
need NSAs attention.
o hear the critics tell it, only handful of Ameri-
cans have signed up or tried to -- for health
coverage under President Barack Obama's Afford-
able Care Act. Advocates, including those in the admin-
istration, say it's more than 20 million .4mericans, based
Regardless, three-fourths of those who try to sign up
report problems, either in getting on the proper website
or in navigating the site once they've reached it. And the
problem is not just computer illiteracy.
One computer technician from San Antonio.,Texas, fi-
naUy gave up after repeated computer glitches kept him
from.signing up. George Spinner, a retired government
worker in Virginia, told the Associated Press he could
onlyget as far as creating an account and a password
before the site blocked him, citing an "error."
Of those who've used the system, only one in 10 suc-
ceeded inbuying healthinsurance; another 25 percent
who tried to buy coverage weren't sure they succeeded,
according to an Associated'Press-GtK poll.
The administration assures us these glitches are being
fixed on the federal HealthCare.gov website, intended
to serve millions of expected applicants in 36 states. But
notoriously impatient Americans have gotten over their
earlier fear of computers and now expect the site to ,
work like any other appliance.
The-U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
in Washington, D.C., could look down the interstate
to Forf Meade, Md., where 57000 of the country's top
computer technicians hang out in the heavily guarded
secrecy of the National Security Agency. Cleaning up a
system so that it easily and flawlessly accepts health-
care applications should be child's play for its techs.
As it happens, the NSA is in search of a good deed to
improve its standing with the Amnerican public after
revelations that its surveillance programs were sweep-
ing up all sorts of domestic electronic transmissions and
emails that had been presumed priate and off-limits to
government snooping. .
The solution to the delays and glitches in Obamacare
is as simple as putting registration in the good hands
of NSA. Its people probably already know all your info
anyway. Just speak slowly and clearly into your com-
puter monitor. Or, for guaranteed fast service, email
your registration marked "Attn: Ayman al-Zawahiri." The
knock orryour door should be almost immediate.
Tlhe great governmental shut- Reid o
down in Washington turned extent
out to have its utility after all.
It prompted a substantial nation-
al debate about the role of govern- -
ment in our nation. It spurred an .
unusual surge of conversation
about Congress, with Americans
conducting a national civics lesson Da
and actually examining the perfor- Shri
mance of their representatives. It.
raised eternal questions about the
balance between conviction and. ceiling
compromise, about the equilibrium Monai
between resolve and responsibil- with a
ity. And it illuminated several catast
important themes aboutAmerican Hungi
governance that sometimes are Buts
explored in isolation but seldom in end, o
broad 'context. Obam
SSo, a muted cheer for all of those, ton in
who stuck-to their guns While liwma
endangeringthe nation's image,' years 1
-financial stability and role in the' is play
world. They shined a bright light on him th
these inrmutable elements of our Web pi
system: look t
I )The split between the House so mu
and the Senate, which are entirely Put
different bodies, and not only be- hell is
cause they operate with different Steele'
Sometimes the two chambers Clos":
move in the same direction- a if you':
goodiexample was how Charles denied
Sumner of the Senate and Thad- remer
deus Stevens of the House operated this: "1
in tandem during Reconstruction. saidir
But oftentimes they don't, or they at than d
least moye at different speeds with politic
different timbres; the intensity of Esi
the Senate's willingness to defund have p
the Vietnam War in the 1970s, for. but th
example, wasn't matched by/the anym<
House. : This
This autumn the two bodies are tics fir
showing.their character, the Senate when
displaying the power of an indi- in the
vidual (Sen. Ted.Cruz of Texas) to senate
dominate proceedings, the House Mond
reminding us that itis ruled by ment
coalitions (the tea party). This is politic
only heightened by the fact that the labor
two chambers are ruled by different to nor
'parties. in 200
) The view of the national interest candk
is different from the height ofthe wife o:
Capitol than it is 16 blocks away in --tor fro
the White House. "defeat
It is true that in many respects a court
Senate Democrats and President person
Barack Obama have the same dent a
strategy, which is to hang tough 'disadv
while tea parry Republicans appear .experi
to hang themselves. (That isa good k Buti
strategywhile.the poll numbers ate
hang high. Once they drop, that. Englis
strategy will be dropped, too.), beloved
But Senate Majority Leader Harry' and a'
Df Nevada and, to a lesser
:, because she has less power,
,, House Mihority '
Leader Nancy Pelosi
of California have
a slightly different
The tea partiers are
vid their opponents, to
Ibman be sure, but they are
-' also their colleagues.
SThis spending debt-
g crisis is kind of like the Dual
rchy of Capitol Hill right now,
al the attendant proclivity to
rophe possessed by Austria-
ary a centuryago.
someday this struggle will
r morph into something else.
a will be gone from Washing-
three years. Many of today's
akers will bein the capital for
to come. Obamaimay think he
ing for the long term but for
eat. means the quiet pages (or
rages) Ofhistory. The others
o a noisy future, hostages not
ch to historyas to each other.
another way: For Obama,
the next generation's Henry
Commager. For lawmakers, it
s straight out of Sartre's "Huis
Hell is other people. Arid
re inclined to say to those
ens of the Hill, "Live with it,"
nber that what you mean is
Live with each other." Easier
i the theater of the absurd
Lone in.the absurd theater of"
tablishment figures would
ut an end to this nonsense.
ere is no Establishment
new truth f American poli-
st became evident in 1984,
the Establishment figure
Democratic Party (former
)r and vice presidentWalter E
ale, armed with the endorse-
of almost any Democratic
;ian who mattered, plus the
movement) barely limped'
nination. It became clearer
8, when the Establishment
late (HillaryRodham Clinton,
f a president and a sena- .
m a powerhouse state) was
ed. by an insurgent born in
itry that doubted any black
in could be elected presi-
nd who had the additional,
vantage of having almost no
ence in high office. -
nrm rootedin 18th-century
h church history, a stumper
id bylexicological wise guys
word I finally found a legiti-
mate use for- became a biparti-
san phenomenon a year ago when
there were no adults to call a halt to
the Republicans'determination to
endanger, if not doom. the inevi-
table nominee, Mitt Romney. His
political death was assisted suicide.
Now there is no Washington
Establishment to end the paralysis,
which went from the fiscal cliff of
NewYear's to the continuing resolu-
tion crisis of late September to
the October hurricane of the debt
Should we call in Bob Dole, who
loved a deadlock? You must be kid-
ding. Ina shameful exhibition of ..
disrespect, Republican senators let
him sit in stunned mortification in
his wheelchair in the chamber he,
once strode like a colossus rather
than approve his treaty to assist the
disabled. Give Bob Strauss a ring?
The Democratic national chairman
who was a Republican president's
choice as ambassador to the Soviet
Union? Dream on.
The fact that one (Dole) is 90 and
the other (Strauss) nearly 95 tells
how antiquarian this notion is. And
by the way, Lloyd Cutler has been
dead for eight years, Clark Clifford
for 15 and Dean Burch for 22,
Power sometimes resides.'out-
side elected office.
We are not speaking here of the
people in whose interests Wash-
ington is supposed to work. We
are speaking of unelected power
brokers who, throughout Ameri-
can history, have exerted outsized
In the past they have been
figures like Jay Gould, whose '
analogues today are on Wall Street.
Or church figures, like Jonathan
Edwards of the Great Awakening,
the New England-bred preachers of
the Social Gospel, the abolitionist
clergymen and their lineal descen-
dants in the black church and rab-
binate of the civil rights' movement,
or Father Charles Coughlin, the'
radio priest who turned on Franklin
Today's outsiders command big
money and big megaphones. This
month a Bloomberg BusinessWeek
cover thumped these words: "John
Boehner Doesnt Run Congress.
Meet the Man Who Does." And
there, oil page 71, was a picture of
former senatorJim DeMint, now
the head of the Heritage Founda-.
tion, He's not alone. And he's not in
David M. Shribmanfi is executive editor of the
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Email: dshribman@
Mix guns and road rage,? It'Flonri-DUC!
t was just a short little story, somehow are justified i attempt-'. and at least life in prison for shoot-'
Sseven brief paragraphs, at best ing to murder two people over a -ing the wrong person!
quickly perused and just as roadwayboo-boo? Now there's a "I could had aV-8
quickly forgotten about, especially .What would we meets a Glock!" moment for you.
considering the other more dra- call this? "Stand your' It would be some small comfort
matic news ofthe day. clown"? to think that perhaps this bizarre
For on the same day Kristen Craig The good news is attack on Craig and Seago was
stopped her Ford F-150 at a traffic law enforcement merely a rare, isolated incident
light in Tampa, Fla., Aaron Alexis Daniel officials were finally involving a bumpkin with all the
was shooting 12 people to death at Ruth able to kill Alexis functioning brain cells of an oat
theWashington Navy Yard. But the before the bloodbath bag and way too many bullets.
daywas no less terrifying for Craig became even more But we know that is a fool's er-
and more notably her passenger, deadly. The bad news is the vehicu- rand.,We know that because we:live
William Seago. lar vigilante with a Sonny Corleone here. And we know instinctively
As Craig sat at the stoplight at anger management issuesis still that at any given moment as, we
U.S. 301 and Causeway Boulevard, out there on the roadway making drive around our fair hamlet, it
a man with a gun approached the plans to set things straight the next: is entirely possible we are also
passenger side of her truck and time someone in frontobfhin fails sharing the road with an armed
opened fire, hitting Seago in the to properly use aturn signal; And, and paranoid and easily aggrieved
arm, chest and leg before getting", of course, he still has a gun. BillyBob Billy Joe Billy Ray Billy .
into his SUV and driving away. It is poetic irony the OK Cor- Clyde and his cousin/half-brother
Apparently the only reason Craig ral-oh-the-Causeway moment Mongo. ,
could conclude for the assault was occurred not all that far from the Not puckered enough yet?
that perhaps she had inadvertently ditzy, massive Confederate flag Consider this. If law enforcement
cut off the other driver in traffic. flying over Interstate 4 and Inter- somehow gets lucky and eventually
This apparently warrants the death state 275, proudly announctrig for tracks down and arrests the man
penalty in Hillsborough County, all the world'to see that little old who'tried to murder two people
although Seago is expected to fully Hillsborough County is the uber- over a banal traffic misunderstand-
recover from his injuries, goober capital of the great state of ing, what do you think the odds
A simple question. By.now we've Flori-DUCK! are we'll learn this thug purchased .
learned that you don't need to be And what better manifestation his weapon in a perfectly legal
Sigmund Freud to figure out Alexis of some of the locals' penchant for transaction?
was certainly a candidate for being "Deliverance-esque" yahoo behav- That's because alas and a sigh
considered certifiably insane. After ior than shooting someone over background checks don't ac-
all, this chap believed he heard traffic dispute. Indeed, making count for stupidity. .
voices coming from 'a microwave, matters even more absurdist, espe-
But don't you also have to be cially for Seago, is that the gunman Contact Tampa Bay Times columnist Daniel
completely loony-tunes to feel you risked a first-degree murder charge Ruth at firstname.lastname@example.org. i,
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From Consumer Reports
SA serious infection that
has been on the rise in hos-
pital. patients is now be-
ing increasingly reported
among people who work or
spend time in health care
settings, such as a doctor's
office or clinic, Consumer
Reports On Health warns.
Caused by the bacte-
rium Clostridium diffi-
cile, also known as C-diff,
the infection can cause
chronic diarrhea, ab-
dominal pain and intesti-
. nal inflammation, which
in severe cases can be
The problem often af-
fects hospitalized patients
treated with antibiotics,
which not only kill harm-
ful bacteria, but also can
destroy protective ones,
allowing C-diff to gain a
foothold. But new research
suggests that the bugs are
now also infecting peo-'
ple outside hospital set-
tings, including some who
haven't taken antibiotics.
In a study of 984 people
with C-diff published on-
line June 17 in JAMA In-
ternal Medicine, about 60
percent had taken antibi-
otics within the previous
12 weeks but more than
80 percent had been to
some type of health care
While the odds of con-
tracting a C-diff infection
are low overall (about 1 .in
100 for someone admitted
to a hospital, and much
lower for others), the con-
sequences can be serious.
That's especially true be-
cause the bacterium has
been evolving into increas-
ingly vinfrulent strains that
can resist drug treatment;
So how can you protect
yourself from this threat?
Research is finding that
the answer might lie in
probiotics -- helpful bacte-
ria that live in the human
gut. A growing body of evi-
dence suggests that those
trillions of microorgan-
isms play a critical role in
defending us from illness,
and that taking supple-
mental doses of probiotics
might help prevent infec-
tions like C-diff by restor-
ing the balance of "good
bugs" in the gut.
Found in pills, powders
and fermented foods such
as yogurt and kefir, probi-
otics are often said to help
"balance" our internal mi-
crobial- communities, or
microbiome, by providing
an infusion of health-pro-
moting bugs that support
the body's optimal func-
tioning. Boosts may be es-
pecially important at times
when our native bacteria
are under assault from
'Disruptions to our mi-
crobiome have been
linked to everything from
obesity to anxiety. But
while probiotics are some-
times touted for those and
other ailments, Consumer
Reports On Health notes
that there's little evidence
that they can help treat
them. The strongest stud-
ies of probiotics' have in-
stead focused on their
role in immunity.
Studies have shown there
are 10 times more bacterial
cells than there are human
cells living in our bodies,
concentrated mostly in the
intestines. Those bacteria
help digest food and syn-
thesize vitamins. They also
help fortify our defenses
against germs that can
Scientists speculate that
our increasingly sterile en-
vironment may be weak-
ening this microbial shield.
Our homes are more hy-
gienic and we have less
contact with bacteria-lad-
en soil and animals,than
our ancestors did. Our
food and water are' also
treated in ways that reduce
These developments have
no doubt reduced our
exposure to potentially
isms, but they may also
be limiting the microbial
diversity that helps keep
our immune defenses
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Denise was born August
5; 1958 in Marianna, Fl., to
James Hudson and Martha
Angelene (Brannon) Rowe.
A lifelong resident of the
panhandle, she worked as
an assistant, manager for
Citi Finance. She was also a
member of Salem Free Will
Baptist Church in
She. 'was preceded in
death by her parents:'
James and Martha Rowe.
She is survived by her
husband of 39 years Ho-
ward I. Glass of Cortondale,.
Fl.; two sons: Douglas Glass
and: wife Jennifer. of
Cottondale, Fl.,, Ashley
Glass of -Cottondale, FL.;
.'brother: Darrell Melvin of
Cottondale, Fl.; two grand-
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17, 2013 at Salem Free Will
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awards from American Cancer Society
'" -r rol tej lE-FIryi~dan
State Rep. NMarti Coley was honored with the
Legislator of the Year award on Tuesday, Oct.
8, from the American Canicer Society Cancer
Action Network. Along with Senate President
Don Gaetz and House Speaker Will Weather-
- ford, Coley was recognized for her commit-
ment to funding for cancer research in the
:state of Florida.' ;.
SRep. Coley traveled to Washington, D.C.,
in September to accept the National Distin-
guished Advocacy Award from the Ameri-
can Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.
..The annual award is given by ACS CAN, the
advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer .the arena o1 public health."
Society, to select lawmakers who demon-' Coley was elected to office in a special elec-
strate solid,- consistent leadership in the tion in 2005 following the passing of her hus-
area of cancer-related public'policy advocacy. band, the late Rep. David Coley, from cancer.
Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe-also received the. Speaking on .her dedication to can-
award. cer research and funding she said, "As a
"Rep. Coley has been atireless advocate state we have made great strides in cancer
and .champion for cancer patients, sur- .research arid care, but we still have so much
%i% ors and their families in Florida," said. further to go. This summer Iost a very spe-
SHeather Wildermuth, Director of Govern- cial aunt to cancer. Cancer does not take'a
meant Relations for ACS CAN's Florida Divi- break; it devastates families daily. Likewise,,
sion. "With her unwavering commitment to a commitment to fund, cancer research
fighting cancer through the power of public that is awarded based on the merit of the
policy, Speaker Pro Tempore Coley has posi- research itself must be strong and must be
tioned the Sunshine State as a forerunner in continuous." -,
not far from the campus
of MNiarianna .High School.
Bondurant, who is also at-
torney for the city' of Mari-
anna, indicated that the
district may be able to se-
the three Marianna cam-. cure dithe new land for little
puses and has walked'ornomoney vThedistrictis
other, districts through the .expected to give the MNINIS
application process for the property 'on South Street
same funding, tried to give to the city if the deal goes
the board an assessment of through, but no formal
Jackson County's odds for proposal has been made
getting the money out of on that). Whether that land
the State Legislature. deal would still be an op-
"1 really think you .have a tion a year from now is not
great chance," she said. known.
But a chance is not a Other unknowns include
guarantee and that is the language of the rel-
something the board will evant state statutes (Brown
have to consider when it indicated that changes are
decides in December if it in theworks, includingone
wants to negotiate a con- that would require districts
tract with one of the archi- to have their three-year
tecture firms that submits monetary obligation se-
an RFQ. cure in advance of apply-
Another consideration is ing), and the makeup of the
how a board that is "broke," legislative body itself and
as member Chris Johnson associated committees.
described, finds the money A summer deadline to
to pay the architects and get plans drawn., reviewed
other related costs, by the Department of Ed u-
Among other .state re-. cation and submitted to
quirements for "Special the' State Legislature for
Facilities" funding, apply- consideration, means, the
ing districts must commit, cotmnr board is acting now
for three years, 1.5 mills to secure architectural ser-
of capital outlay money vices for the project.
or the equivalent amount To even have a shot at
from the half-cent sales the next round of funds,
tax, a factor not considered, the district needs its K-8
in the b6ard's, most recent school plan in place by July
round of budgeting. 1, 2014, for review by the
If the board waits a year DOE and JCSB approval
to apply for the funding. prior to submitting it.to
several components that state leaders. ,Tuesday's
are in play now may not be 'vote. to solicit RFQs was
then. . *just one small step in the.
The proposed new Icam- direction of a new school.
pus would be built on-city- In December, we'll find
owned land at the north- ;out if the Jackson County
west corner of Caverns School Board is ready to
Road and State Road 71, take a leap.
Marriages, Divh r'-e v'
) Hannah Nicole Hill
and Christopher Eli
) Priscilla Leann Com-
erford and Mark Ashley
)) James Daniel Bry-
ant and Gina Charmaine
)) Duane Keith Stagner
and Leslie Waldron.
)) Wesley Wayne Col-
lins and Hannah Rachel
Odimir E Morente vs.
Margaret St Amant Rabon.
)) Justin Lee Hurst vs.
Sherry D Hurst.
)) Floyd Sunday vs. K&i-
sha M Sunday.
) Cindy Sue Zace vs. Erik
)) Charles Brandon Kirk-
land vs. Iris Kirkland. '
)) Doug Shiver vs. Su-
zann R. Shiver.
Alicia Gainer King vs.
Jordan Matt King.
From Pjg IA 1 ..
School, where she works,
and had gone to bed feel-
ing fine. The ne.x morning
she felt weak, dehydrated
and feverish. She had
vomited, and that pushed
her dehydration to a criti-
cal level. '
Over the past eight years,
.she's come to expect ex-'
,tremes when she comes
dowi with something that
shows symptoms simi-
'lar to the flu. She's been
to hospital emergency
rooms more than once in
recent years to receive flu-
ids that solve the dehydra-
tion, and so, she and her
husband made the trip to
Panama City for that renm-
edy again. .'
But things didn't go the
way she expected. Before
long, she was connected to'
more than a dozen tubes
that ran medications and
fluids into her body Th1at's
the last thing she remem-
bers before, waking up in
the hospital hundreds of
miles away in Adacnta. .
Owens said she has-.nd
mnemory of being flown by
helicopter from Panama
City to Emory. but remem-
bers 'the many. ensuing
days when her muscles
were so dysfunctional
,that she had to depend on
.someone- else to scratch:
her nose. She remembers.
the trauma ofwatchingherI
skin eventually peel from
head to toe, and of seeing
her. hair fall out. She: re-
members being told about
her kidneys 'temporarily'
shutting down, about her
of extended sleep, about
the dangerous dip in her
blood pressure and about
being in ICU so thatcher, '
' MIAMI --
,2000 and 20
a few were
MADDOX CHAPEL SNEADS CHAPEL
heart rate could-be moni-
tored to make sure itwasn't
threatened by the medica-
tion she received to fix the
pre-ssure problem. She and
her doctors don't yet knoW
why these things hap-
pened .and she's still wait-
ing for Emory's test results
in hopes of finding some
'Vhile she waits, she's
She's been taking her first
steps there over the past
three weeks under the care
of a physical therapist. She
and hier family have noth,
ing but words 'of praise for
the care she has received
there. The therapist, doc-
tors, nurses and other staff
have given her a real sense
of hope and helped her
achieve substantial gains
in progress, she and 'her
family members say.
She has been able to
leave the hospital for a few
hours at a time on occa-
sion, but spends the vast
Imiajnrity of time there
either in therapy, on in-
tormal walking exercises
down thlie hall outside her
loom, or resting hetmxeen
episodes of tueatnent.
She', hoping to be hIome
in time to cook her tradi-
tional Thanksgiving meal
or at least in time to get
inthe kitchen to stih up a
little Christmas cheer. She
said she is grateful to her
friend-. for their .support,
her medical team tot theit
care, and to God for hier
survival and continuing
Bu t while her:body s_,eenis
-o be bouncing back, her
bank account i> ,-tuffei ing.'
She and her husband of
three years have depleted
all their family medical
leave and other time off in
dealing with the illness.
SAt this point, their mon-
ey is trickling in while their
bills are flowinglike a river.
The bill for heir treatment
at Emory Universiry Hos-'
pital inAtlanta afewweeks
ago 'came in at $60,000.
A, portion of that will be
paid by her husband's in-
surance, but there will be
a percentage left tot the
family to pay. ', ;
And the bill from Pana-
ma Citr will also likely be
Those big-ticket expens-
es are not theonly financial
woiles, though. Smaller
things, like utilities, must
also be paid. The family is
Caught up on those normal
expenses right now. but a
day is looming when that
won't likely be so without
a little assist. Some friends
are answering that call.
To help the family keep
meeting their routine fi-
nancial needs, friends are
putting on a fundraiser
this Friday. It vill be held
from 9:30 a.m. tmntil 1:30
p.m. central standard time
in the Johnny Johnson Pa-
vilion at Florida State Hos-
pital '.n Chattahoochee.
They're selling fried chick-
en plates for $6 each, and
the meal comes with cole.
slaw, baked beans, bread
.and pound cake.
They're also set up a
special account at the Peo-
pleSouth bank branches
in Marianna and Sneads
wheie donors can deposit
money direcdy into the
Jennell .McCroan Bates
Fund for the,: Benefit: 'of
Missy McCroan Owens.
The dinner sales and.any.
extra donations at '"the
furdiaiser will also be de-.
SOwens said she'd like to
be 'at, the fundraiser, but
that decision can only be
made based on-her condi-
tion when the Lime comes.
Her co-workers at Snead
Elementary are anxious to
see her back on the job,
'"We need her yesterday,"
said friend and co-worker
Cindy Applewhite. "She's
our sister, we're family.".
Applewhite said Owens'
contributions on.the job
go far, far beYond her title
as a data entry clerk. But
it is in this capacity and
on her additional duty as
a lunchroom monitor that
she learns as much as she
can about the needs of the
children. If she sees indi-
cators that, a child is,, for
instance, . underdressed
for winter, she sometimes
takes it upon herself toqui-
etdy provide warmer cloth-
ing. If she sees A child she
suspects may be hungry at .
home, she follows through
to find out if help is need-
ed in that department. '
And the children of SES
adore her. She's known
to generously give some-
thing else to every young-
ster who might need it-a
big hug or an encouraging
touch'On the shoulder.
And at Christmas .she
is part .of the team that'
makes sure every child
at her school has holiday
gifts; She and handful iof
others go through the wish
lists provided by teachers '
and match donated dol-
lars to those requests. If
the money runs out before
every child has at least one
*gift, Owens opens her own
wallet: This isn't informa-
tion she generally shares
with anyone except the
Christmas team and her
own household, but her
colleagues at SES say that
now is a perfect time in
which the community can
show Owens how much
they appreciate her con-
cern for its children.
. Nearly 300 violations at Florida nuclear plants
-Three Florida sional study expected to vary dramatically from re- facility in
wer plants be released this month gion to region. It suggests had one h
d nearly 300 that was obtained by The inconsistent enforcement lation anc
tions benvtween Associated Press. of regulations coultdd be. The Cryst
912, but only The Government Ac- responsible. in Citrus
higher-level' countability Office report The Turkey Point facility closed ear
Shows that safety viola- in Miarni had five higher-.' had two h
tions are tions at nuclear power level violations and 106 lations ani
a congres- plants across the country lower-level. The St. Lucie Fr'n
1 117 lower-level:
al River facility
rlier this year,
id 60 lower-level.
ni wire reports
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Woman Club members shown with Lowe's
manager Jay Green. The Marianna Woman's
Club and Lowe's will host a workshop on
"Fall Container Gardens" on Monday; Oct.
28, at 10 a.m. in the Garden'Center of the
Marianna Lowe's store. This event is part
of the Woman's Club's ongoing series of
workshops put on by its arts department.
There is no charge for this gardening
project. Everyone is invited to come out
and learn something new and creative. If
participants want to make a planter, they
may bring their own containers or they
may purchase one from Lowe's. Various
beautiful plants will be available for sale
for use in creating a fall container that is
bright, colorful, and suitable for this time
of the year. Registration is suggested by
calling before Wednesday, Oct. 23, to Jane
Powell, arts department chair, at 569-2227,
Chris Sharkey, president, at 209-9325, or
the Lowe's Garden Center at 526-6440.'
JACKSON COUNTY FLORIDAN + www.jcfloridan.com
Fla. to keep school
grading safety net
is going to keep in place
a controversial safety net
provision for the state's
school grading system.
The State Board of
Education voted by a 4-2
margin on Tuesday to keep
in place a rule that would
limit a school's A-to-F
grade from dropping more
than one letter at a time;
The rule when first pro-
posed earlier this year was
But state education of-
ficials argue that the safety
net provision is needed '
until the state completely
transitions to new stan-
dards. Those new stan-
dards which have come
under fire from conserva-
tive groups take effect
during the 2014-15 school
Some board members
criticized the decision
to keep the safety net in
place until school grades
are handed out in the
summer of 2016.
le aims a
employed Floridians are
starting to file for jobless ,
State officials said that
a new online system used
to process unemployment
insurance claims was up
and running Tuesday. The
old system used by the
state was shut down last
Monica Russell, a
spokeswoman for the
Department of Economic
Opportunity, said that at
the end of the first day
nearly 19,000 were able
to file for assistance. An
additional 2,400 people
were also able to file for
for the first time.
Florida is replacing a
three-decade old claims ,-",
system with a new $63
million system. r ,.
State officials last week
warned of longer wait
times and busier phone
lines as Floridians adjust
to the new system.
An estimated 235,000
people in Florida receive
every two weeks.
Hurricane fund still
strong at season end
is ending this year's storm
season with some good
The state-created fund
that backs up private in-
surers in Florida remains
in the best-financial shape
it has been since it was
created 20 years ago.
New estimates drawn
by financial consultants
and Wall Street firms sug-
gest the fund can borrow
enough,money to cover
its obligations for the hurf
ricane season that ends
next month. Insurers are
required to purchase cov-
erage from the fund.
Jack Nicholson, execu-
tive director of the Florida
Fund, said the fund re-
mains strong since it has
nearly $10 billion available "
in cash after years of no
storms hitting the Sun-
"We're in as strong as a
position as we have ever
been in," Nicholson said.
Man guilty in robbery
that left siblings dead
TAMPA- A Tampa
Bay area man has been
convicted of participating
in a robbery that left two
teenage siblings dead.
A Hillsborough County
Jury found Charles Waits
guilty Tuesday of two
counts of first-degree mur-
der, two counts of armed
robbery and one count of
Authorities say 16-year-
old Kiara Brito and 13-
year-old Jeremi Brito were
found shot in the head at
their home in June 2011.,
Waits testified that his
Grant, was the one who
Fla. bullying case: girls aged 12 and 14 charged
The Associated Press
WINTER HAVEN Af-
ter 12-year-old Rebecca
Sedwick committed sui-
cide last month, one of
her tormenters continued
to make comments about
her online, even bragging
about the bullying, a sher-
iff said Tuesday.
The especially callous
remark hastened the ar-
rest of a 14-year-old girl
and a 12-year-old girl who
were primarily responsible
for bullying Rebecca, Polk
County Sheriff Grady Judd
said. They were charged
with stalking and released
to their parents.
"'Yes, I bullied Rebecca
and she killed herself but I
don't give a...' and you can
add the lastwordyourself,"
the sheriff said, quoting a
Facebook post the older
girl made Saturday.
Police in central Florida
said Rebecca was tor-
mented online and at
school by as many as 15
girls before she climbed
a tower at an abandoned
concrete plant and hurled
herself to her death Sept.
9. She is one of at least a
dozen or so suicides in the
past three years that were
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Aimee Galassi holds a sign during a carwash fundraiser for
Rebecca Ann Sedwick on Sept. 15. Sedwicks took her own life
at a cement plant after being bullied at school and online.
Two girls were charged Monday with stalking in the case.
.attributed at Jleast in part
The sheriff said they
were still :.investigating
the girls, and trying to de-
cide whether the parents
should be charged.
"I'm aggravated that the
parents aren't doing what
parents should do," the
sheriff said. "Responsible
parents take disciplinary
'About a year ago, the
older girl threatened to
fight Rebecca while they
were sixth-graders at Crys-
tal Lake Middle School and
told her "to drink bleach
and die,", the sheriff said.
She also convinced the
younger girl to bully Re-
becca, even though they
had been best friends.
The girl repeatedly
and called her names,
the sheriff said. and at
one point, the younger girl
even beat up Rebecca at
Both girls were charged
as juveniles with third-
degree felony aggravated
stalking. If convicted, it's
not clear how much time,
if any at all, the girls would
spend in juvenile deten-
tion because they did not
have any previous criminal
history, the sheriff said.
The sheriffs office iden-
Scott urges approval of teacher pay raises
SThe Associated Press '
ida Gov Rick Scott, con-
cerned that one of his
main initiatives on edu-
- cation has gotten stalled,
wrote school superinten-
dents across the state on
Tuesday and asked them
,.o movequickly toapprove
pay raises for teachers.
Scott, who came under
Fire for pushing cuts to
education during his first
year in office. pushed the_
Legislature this past spring
to set aside $480 million to
pay fora $2,500 across the
board pay raise.
Legislators agreed to
'the spending request, but
they gave school districts
leeway in how the raises
could be handed out. So
far less than 20 (includ-
ingl Jackson County) of the
state's 67 school districts
have not completed nego-
tiations with local teacher
unions on the pay raises.
"Florida teachers de-
serve a salary increase,
and they should have the
benefit of knowing their
new salary level as soon
as possible so they can
best plan for their future,"
Scott in his letter stated
that he has asked Educa-
tion .Commissioner Pamr
Stewart to help districts to
find a'quick resolution to
pay raise negotiations.
While many districts are
,still negotiating pay raises
those school boards that
have approved pay pack-
ages are not giving out the
money in the way Scott
Some districts have used
the money to give out rais-
es to both administrators
and teachers, while some
teachers are getting less
than the $2,500 the gover-
tors' wanted; districts to
primarily link raises to
tified the two girls, but The
Associated Press generally
does not name juveniles
charged with crimes.
The bullying began after
the 14-year-old girl started
Dating a boy Rebecca had
been seeing, the sheriff
A man who answered
the phone at the 14-year-
old's Lakeland home said
he was her father and
told The Associated Press
"none of it's true."
"My daughter's a good
girl'and I'm 100 percent
sure that whatever they're
saying about my daughter
is not true," he said.
At their mobile home,
a barking pit bull stood
guard and no one came
outside despite shouts
from reporters for an
Neighbor George Colom
said he had never inter-
acted with the girl but no-
ticed her playing roughly
with other children on the
"Kids getting beat up,
kids crying," Colom said.
"The kids hang loose un-
supervised all the time."
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-110A WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16,2013
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High School Football
i Friday Walton at Marianna
(Homecoming). 7 p.m.; Sneads at
Wewahitchka, 7 p.m.: Giaceville at
Vernon, 7:30 p.m.; North Bay Haven
at Cottondale. 7 p.m.
Middle School Football
B Thursday Mariarna at
Grac.eville. 6 p.m.
High School Volleyball
)) Saturday Sneads tri-match
's. Maclayand Arnold, TBA .
Marianna Golf Team
There will be a three-rman scram-
ble tournament Oct. 19 at Caverns
Golf Course, with cost $65 per
player that.includes one mulligan
'and payout-for. first-through-third
place and holeim-one prizes. - -
Lunch-will be provided.
For more information, contact
Brian McKeithan at 850-482-4257
or Scott Wiggins at 850-573-7506.
Marianna Recreation Dep 3t
ment will offer two tackle football
Leagues and one boys' flag football.
league this year. Registration.foi '
,youth ages 6.to 13 wilrbe held Qct.'l,
t hrough y l U pr!,ja.a to 4 p:m.
at T.grlqnridatidUailonal and .
at 3625 Caern Ro.ad iri Marianna.,
,.:. The registration fee for flag fo6t-
ball is $30 for all participants. The .
fee for tackle leagues will be $45
forall.paticipants. The'fee must be
'paid'with a check or money order;
nocash will bQ accepted; Special
.-registratioh will be held at the MERE
from 4-7 pm. Oct, 14,21. No one will
*b allowed to register after Nov. 1.
Sfi.AI participants must.bring a
cop.of trlbidRi-h cffi-teYq-o :'.
t*nayalso vslNeur wedsite at www.
le.guelniip.cem/mnrd andgo.to ,:
: lfie~botb, l'ie a6t:'adowiloidd a: "
for .'.ge of alpairticipants on.
*Ndiv.i~fth c6rrethtyear'will'be the'
Splayer'sage for the entire season.
'An. one that may be interested
in: ei^''gfficiatig ,'"
I .6ncta t'the .''
M* tion Department.
Ponme by-during "
i1Mar.apn 1,1 ation.Depart-
'-lent'll' ,o MM' dn's 7-oh-7 Flag
k Foboli"Lag^ i^\t'.-
; 'Teayri asign'?at;pt'T '
.Mrian.lnEducational and Rec-
p o 0l'oMERE) located at
6a C'Jeins' Road in Marianna.
' .Thej'.t a1ia 'fee of $400 is due
.bepr 4nie t... -. p
scfi i .ji.slttarting Nov. 4.
Ther. l 'ge rs/organiza-
tional:' etin ~rc,j:..21 at 6 p.m.
*attnb4ERE Cplex,' .'
S" 'lFor m)' irnfrnation please
,62282 .'8Wieb page at www.
leag S.e .rt~ rdand clickon
the1 Adult Football page.
-Grand Ridge School will host an
Sold-timersbaskbtballgame for .-
former Indians onNov..9 at6 prri. "
All former adr rinis.trators. ilyers';.
coaches. cheerlelelKs, adidheer- "
leader sponsor's aF?(encouraged to''&
attend. i ' "
Admission to the game is $2. Con-
sessions will'be available and a cake
auction will.be held at halftime. ,
Proceeds from the event will be
used to fund tjhe restoration of the'
class composite pictures. the Grand
Ridge School yearbook, and other "
Former students wishing to play.
or cheer can contact Wanda Lewis
at 482-9835. ext. 221 or wanda.
email@example.com in order to pre-reg-
ister and reserve your own souvenir
The class composite pictures
from 1941 to 2006. with the e .cep-
tion of 1942. 1943. and 1944. have
been restored and will be unveiled
prior to the game in the lobby. A
frame has been made for the miss-
ing years and anyone that has a
copy of the photos can contact Beth
Tyre at 482-9835,.e::t. 224 or beth.
Send all sports items to editorial
@jcflonridan.com, or fax them to
850-482-4478. The mailing address
for the paper is Jackson County
Flonridan. PO. Box 520, Marianna. FL
High School Golf
watches her ball
as it flies toward
the first hole
of the Indian
shot an 88 at
the District 2-1A
in Bonifay on
take first place
to the regional
22 in Pensacola.
+ Marianna golf takes another district title
BY DUSTIN KENT Course in Pensacola.
K. 1 dniricii.:.:.rn. "It feels pretty good," fiust-yea
NMarianna coach Tyler WVison
iFor the second straight year. said Tuesday. "To have all th
the MNlarianna Bulldogs are dis-
The Bulldog boys took another
district title Tuesday with a 15-
stroke victory over the Chipley
Tigers; while Marianna got in-
dividual district champions in
Aaron Williams and Caitlyn Car-
penter for the girls.
Thanks to that and Caroline
Rogers' 98 on Tuesday, the en-
tire Marianna golf team will
get to go to next week's Region
1 tournament at AC Read Golf
guys and the girls going is really
special and sweet to me."
Williamns shot a 76 to lift Marl-
anna boys to a tea m score of 341,
with Chance Pender shooting 81.
Kody Bryan 88 and Kiley Bran
Bethlehem came in third with
Marianna played at Dogwood
Lakeson Thuirsday and shot a 316
to beat Chipley by 11 strokes.
See CHAMPS. Page 5B
SMAR' .ANNA SPIKES GRACEVILLE
MARIANNA SPIKES GRACEVILLE
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Keileigh Cloud sets up a spike for Marianna during a game against Graceville Monday night. Marianna won in three sets.
High School Volleyball
Lady Hornets fall to Chipley
BY DUSTIN KENT
di -ient.-.,il(krd3nr :,:r,
The Cottondale Lady
Hornets suffered their
third consecutive loss
Monday night in Chipley.
falling to -the Lady Tigers
in four sets and tailing to
7-13 on the season.
Chipley took the first
two sets by scores of 25-
15 and 25-11. with Cot-
tondale fighting back to
take a 26-24 victory in the
But the Lady Tigers
closed it out in the fourth
set with a 25-15 win.
"WVe played OK. We had
to change up the rotations
a couple of times and the
girls had to get used to
that. but they played really
hard the last two games,"
Cottondale coach Tara Ju-
rgonski said. "They fought
hard. They wanted to wvin
against Chipley and you
can tell tihey vent out and
pushed themselves as a
group. That's a good thing
Sue Ellen Mosier led the
Lady Hoi nets with 20 as-
sists, while Connor Melvin
had three kills and WVendy
Singleton added vtwo kills.
had three digs and Cainm-
eron McKinney contrib-
uted seven service points.
Cortondale was sched-
uled to take on Bethle-
hem on Tuesday night
in the regular season
Connor Melvin sends the ball back for Cottondale at a recent
"I I played OK. W had to change up the rotations
a couple of times and the girls had to get used
to that, but they played really hard the last two
games. Theyfought hard. They wanted to win
against Chipley and you can tell they went out
and pushed thentseles as a group. That's a good
thing to see."
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Middle School Football
Tigers try to
BY DUSTIN KENT
dleril.,l,:llioridarn c rri
The Graceville Middle School Tigers will try
to finish their season on a high note Thursday
night when they play host to the Marianna
Middle School Bullpups at 6 p.m.
Graceville (3-2) took two wins over Marian-
na Middle last sea-__
son when the Tigers
had a hybrid middle "It ouldmake
school-junior var- their year. They've
sity team feat-uring been talking about
players from sev- Marianna since the
enth-through- ninth s T
grades, winning by season started They
scores of 34-14 and beat Marianna twice
14-6. last year and they
The Tigers are a really don't want
traditional sixth- to let this one slip.
through-eighth It: about bragging
middle school team
again this year, rights."
though several of Frederick Fountain,
the players who Graceville Middle
were there for the Scrho:l .:oj.:h
wins against NINIMMS
last year remain with Graceville this season.
Another victory over a strong Bullpups team
riding a five-game winning streak would be ic-
ing on the cake for the Tigers, first-year coach
Frederick Fountain said Tuesday.
"It would make their year. They've been talk-
ing about Marianna since the season started."
the coach said of his players. "They beat Mari-
anna twice last year and they really don't want
to let this one slip. It's about bragging rights."
Graceville started off the season with a
heartbreaking loss to Chipley in which Chipley
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Members of the Chipola cross-country team are (from the left, front row) Veronica Taylor,
Victoria Taylor, Kathryn Huffmanand Jodi Phillips; (back row) Kimi Wiltse, Donia Lanier, coach
Rance Massengill, Natalya Miller and Karlee Floyd.
competes at Disney Classic
Special to Floridan
The Chipola : Col-
lege cross;-.country team
competed :in the Disney
Cross Counttry Classic on
-Chipola's Natalya Miller
finished 58th overall with a
tinie of 20:16 and set anew
Chipola record with a time
of 19:52 on Oct. 3. :
Chipola finished as the
18th team in the event,
which included. mostly
Division 1 and Division 2
Chipola's top five finish-
ers include Kimi, Wiltse,
who finished with a time
'of 23:07; Victoria Taylor ran
-a time of 23:40; DoniaLa-
Snier finished with a 23:52;
lodi Phillips ran a 24:13.
Veronica Taylor. Karlee
Floyd and Kathryn Huff-
man also competed for
This is the seventh" year
that Chipola has fielded
a women's cross-country
The college offers schol-
arships which may in-
clude tuition, books 'and
For. information, contact
coach Rance Massengill at
FSU, Clemson features QB duel
TALLAHASSEE Famous Jameis ver-
.sus The TajhMahal of Football.
Hyped h.fredhman versus. decorated
Heisman hopefuls Jameis Winston and
Tajh Boyd will duel in an Atlantic Coast
Conference showdown Saturday when ,
No. 5 Florida State travels to Death Valley oe
to meet N6.3 Clemson.. .
There's not much difference in the sig-
nal callers. At -least not to a couple of for-
mer NFL executives.
"/This wll be a game that will match up. .
probably the two best quarterbacks on
the field atone 'ime this season,." said
Gil Brandt, NFL Media senior analyst. "I
don't know of (another m atchup) that will. FlTrHda Stt q a eArback ,:am f, e ,s W ,FtIE
Shave two quarterbacks that are as good as d State quarterback Jaseist Winston
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Brthese heles they Sue Bo w Alumni Stadium in Boston on Sept. 28.
, Brandt helped build the Super Bowl- a wc y ls .. ling
winning Dallas Cowboys as vice president touchdown passes.' a. .. ,'
of player personnel from 1960 to 1989. He '"That doggone guy is strong, hes eiun-
- said both of the ACC QBs have promising" sive, he makes all the throws," said Flori-
NFL futures. da State coach Jimbo Fisher, gushing over
"Idont think-in the long run you can go 'Boyd. "He's a leader:... I mean, the guy is
wrong on either one. Both of them willbe al outstanding player."
players on Sunday,"_'Brandt said. "Boyd is Boyd has moved up to No..4 on the ACC
a shorter guy. When you're a little shorter, career yards passing list with 9,836 and
you look like you're a benerathlete. But isi on pace to finish No. 2 behind former-
I think that hey're both Very, very good Noith Carolina, State quarterback Philil
athletes. Boti have that very good speed Rivers. His 88 toauchdow passes are sev-
for the position I thinkWinston justumay en shy of Rivers coifeience record.
have a little stronger arm. Former Cincinnati Bengals and Tam-
"Both of those guys have got enough pa Bay Buccaneers -coach Sam Wyche
talent that it doesn't make any difference has watched Boyd closely while living
what offense they're running. As quar- in Pickens Couinty, South' Carolina.. He's
terbacks, they're athletic, they're strong- impressedby Boyd's growth into a fun-
armed, they've got accuracy, 'tffhey've got damentally sound quarterback that leads
everything that you want." with poise. '
Boyd (6-foot-i, 225 pounds) anda Wm- "He'is on time with his throws. He carries
ston (6-4,228) maybe on opposite ends of' the ball in -the. correct position," Wyche
their collegiate careers, but have the same said. "I've really-been proud of him be-
mission..The Tigers (6-0, 4-0 ACC) and cause of how he's handled his movement
Seminoles (5-0, 3-0) both have* national into stardom."
championship aspirations. S saturday's'.. Both 'QBs are mobile, but in different
winner moves a step closer at a titi shot.: ways.
Boyd, a senior, has the edge in experi- Brandt saidBoyd has a tendency to take.
:ence and was the ACC offensive player off more. He's three inches'shorter and
of the year in 2012. He and Winston are shpier.
,either No. 1 or No. 2 in the conference Winston's size allows him to muscle ou
in total offense, total offensive touch- of sacksg. He uses speed to find space while,
downs, yards passing per game,, pass keeping his 'yes downfield, a trait that re-
efficiency, completion percentage, and sulred in weekly highlight touchdowns.
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Lady Indians impress
in first preseason action
The Chipola Lady Indians women
basketball team went 3-0 at Darton
(Ga.) College over the weekend, taking
big wins over Darton, Georgia Perim-
eter, and Central Georgia Tech in its first
scrimmage of the preseason.
Chipola won by 18 points over Darton,
20 over Georgia Perimeter, and 32 over
Central Georgia Tech. '
It was enough to.earn the approval of
second-year coach Greg Franklin; who
said he was happy to finally.see his squad
face live competition after two weeks of
"I'm just glad the first run is over. The
first couple of (preseason) games are
always the sloppiest," he said. "We did
some good'things.' I thought our pres-
sure in terms of effort was pretty relent-
less. As far as the cognizant part of the
game, we still have a long ways to go, but
it's just the first two and a half weeks."
The Lady Indians brought in one of the
top recruiting classes .in the nation to
join a talented returning core of players
led by redshirt sophomore guard Khade-
jah Ellison, 3-poirit specialist Rahni Bell,
and sophomore post player Treyvonna
Franklin said it was a good weekend-
for the newcomers, mentioning the play
of post players Evelyn Akhator and Bri-
anna Wright as well as guards Tiffany
Lewis and Diamonisha Sophns as espe-
cially noteworthy. -
With the added depth, Chipola should'
be able to play at least 10 players on a
regular basis after' often being reduced
to just a six-, oi seven-player rotation last
It's a luxury that Franklin said he is al-
"I love the big numbers because when
I get mad at five (players), I can go put
five new ones in," he said. "I've told them
that you won't get on the floor very much
if you make' the same mistakes twice.
You have to learn from mistakes quicker
this year. The biggest thing is you have
to fight for playing time. You might not
get on the floor if you have a bad week of
practice because there is someone right
beside you who is just as good as you
are. We didn't have that last year."
However, it wasn't all clean for Chipold
in its first preseason outing and Frankldin
said there is still much he wants to see
the Lady Indians do better when they go
to Tallahassee for another scrimmage
' "I'd like to see, us executing better of-
fensively with our early offense and fast-
break stuff. I really wanted to see us do a
16t more of that and-flow better (in Dar-
ton)," he said. "'Right now we're ,kind of
rigid. We played two games against zone
and a whole game against 2-3 zone. I
came away fromthat thinking, 'yeah,-I'im
going to see a lot of zone this year.'" '
Chipola will also go to Oxford, Miss.;
on Oct. 28 to play a scrimmage game
against Ole Miss before going on the
road again Nov. 2 for a game against East
The Lady Indians open the regular
season Nov. 7-9 when they host the Girls
Basketball Report Classic with games
against Eastern Florida State, South
Georgia Tech and Broward.
Malzahn: Marshall back for Auburn
The Associated Press
'AUBURN, Ala. -Auburn
quarterback Nick Marshall
will start .against No. '7
Texas A&M, but freshman
Jeremy Johnson could also
play a role in the offense.
Coach Gus Malzahn.
.said. Tuesday Marshall
will return Saturday for
the 24th-ranked Tigers.
who climbed into the n a- '
tional rankings this week
for the first since Novem-
The junior college trans-
fer' sat out Auburn's easy r
win over Western Caro-
'lina to: rest a knee he in-
jured against Mississippi. i
Malzahn said he's not
Concerned about ',Mar-
shall being rusty at this '
.'point in the season. "
"He was locked in dur-
ing practice last week,"
the coach said. "He prac-
ticed Sunday and looked
good: Got another week
:,of practice. We're past
the midway point. .If it
was early in the season,
I'd be concerned but not
too concerned now."
The Tigers also don't
seem concerned about
Rhett Lashlee said Mar-
shall was probably 80
percent healthy for the
Western Carolina game
and could haveplayed if
"But it was just one of
those deals that, if you can
give him-that extra week,
it. was good,"' LIshlee
said; adding that Marshall
looked back to normal for
Sunday's short practice.
"I wouldn't have known
there was anything
wrong with him." '
Johnson, who had ap- Auburni colorlanalyst Stan
peared headed for a red- White for the' second-
shirt, year, started in his .most TD passes by an Au-
first college, action. He burn quarterback making
was 17-of-21 passing for his first career start,. -
201 yards' and four touch- Center Reese Dismukes -
downs, against one inter- said there isn't much ad-.
ception"in his debut to justment- between the`,
earn SEC freshman of the two quarterbacks, since
week'honors. both get plenty of snaps:
Johnson tied current in practice.. :
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'The Associated Press
Missouri is coming off its
most significant win since
joining the SEC but won't
have quarterback James
Franklin when it seeks to
knock off another ranked
Maty Mauk instead will
likely, make his first col-
legiate start for the 14th-
ranked Tigers, who will try
to match their best start
in the, past 53 seasons in
Saturday's visit from No.
Missouri 'earned three
victories in its first nine
SEC games .-. all against
teams with lackluster re-
cords before a 41-26
upset at then-No. 7 Geor-
gia this past week. The
celebration of that win,
however, was marred by
Franklin's right shoul-
der injury in the fourth
i The, senior, who was
third in the conference in
.'total, offense, is expected
to miss at least three to
five weeks. That will likely
keep him out for a three-
'game home stretch that
includes. a matchup with
No. 11 South Carolina next
"It's a good thing it's a
team sport," Franklin said.
"It stinks that I went down
but we still have a lot of
talent. I know that we can
The job of keeping the
Tigers (6-0, 2-0) unbeaten
will fall to the freshman
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Florida running back Kelvin Taylor carries the ball as LSU tries
to tackle him in the second half of Saturday's game in Baton
Mauk; who left high school
as the nation's all-time
leading passer after sur-
passing his older brother.
Ben's mark. Missouri has
started 7-0 only once since
1960, accomplishing the
feat in 2010 after upsetting
then-No; 3 Oklahoma.
"(I've told him). just to
trust your preparation,
that you have good people
around you and to just go
play," coach Gary Pihkel
sai4. "In high school, he
was the guy that played at
the really high level for a.
lot of people and had lots
"This is certainly a lot
have success for certain
reasons. Some of the
things that is important
to them to have poise, and
poise under pressure. He
is going to be nervous, but
he will do fine."
Mauk, who has appeared
-in three games this sea-
son, will face one of the
nation's top-ranked de-
fenses. Florida (4-2, 3-1)
is in the top five among
FBS teams with averages
of 13.0 points, 235.3 yards
and 152.0 passing yards
The Gators held then-
No. 10 LSU nearly 29
points below its season
average this past week-
end but couldn't generate
enough on the other side
of the ball in a 17-6 road
defeat. Florida also suf-
fered another major in-
jury when second-leading
rusher Matt Jones was lost
for the season because of
a tbrn meniscus in his left
"To have this setback
is disheartening for all of
*us," coach Will Muschamp
said. "We'll get the next guy
up. We've recruited well at
the position, so those guys
will get their opportunity
and they need to be ready.
to go in all situations."
The short-handed Ga-
tors will try to overcome
Jones' absence by dupli-
cating ,their performance
in last season's visit from
Missouri, a 14-7 win Nov.
3. Florida,; ranked No. 8 at
the time, got. four inter-
ceptions off Franklin, in-
cluding one that set up the
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Aside from Franklin's in-
jury and .cornerback E.J.
Gaines' questionable sta-
tus, the Tigers will be much
healthier than in last year's
meeting, especially on the
offensive line. With stabil-
ity on that front, Missouri
is eighth in the nation
with 45.7 points perogame,
and its 515.7-yard average
The Tigers also failed
to record a sack in last
season's matchup but en-
ter this game with 17, the
second-highest total in the
conference. Michael Sam
is tied for the SEC lead
with six sacks and. has a
conference-best 10 tackles
"Certainly, they're play-
ing very well. Last year
they had a bunch of inju-
ries on the offensive side
of the ball," Muschamp
said, "They're a team
that's. very explosive and
it catches your attention
when you turn on the
tape on both sides of the
This- marks Florida's
first trip to Missouri.. The
first of the schools' two
previous matchups took
place at the 1966 Sugar
Bowl, a 20-18 win for the
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UF's TrranCe Plummer (right) interceptsthe bal in the end zone to end the Memphis Tigers'
UCF's Terrance Plummer (right) intercepts the ball in the end zone to end the Memphis Tigers"
chance of a game-tying touchdown during second-half action Oct. 5 at Liberty Bowl Memorial
Stadium in Memphis, Tenn.
No. 8 Louisville seeks
complete game vs. UCF
The Associated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. Loi
isville coach Charlie Stror
is stressing equal contribi
tions from his offense an
defense for 60 minute
when the eighth-ranke
Cardinals host Centr
Florida on Friday night.
Strong knows his defend
can pick up the Mlack
the offense struggles. TI
defense showed how c;
pable it isin last week's 24
10 win over Rutgers. Wil
Louisville (6-0, 2-0 Amern
can Athletic Conferenc
struggling tomove the ba
Cardinals defenders nr
sponded with eight sad
and four interception
-with the last pickdff se
ting up the late clinchirt
Still, the coach makes
clear that both units mu
play well to avoid beir
-upset by UCF (4-1, 1-0
The Knights are 3-0 on th
road including an upsi
of Penn State and played
1lth-ranked South Car
lina tough before losir
"Our work's cut but f(
us," Strong said Monda
'"We're going to have topl
very well and that's whE
we want to do, impro'
each and everyweek."
SThis time, though. tI
coach is challenging the]
to prove it from start to
finish in their second
i- consecutive prime-time
i- Strong said he wasn't
id. concerned that junior
es quarterback Teddy Bridge-
-d water didn't play his usual
al precise game before a na-
Stional TV audience and 26
se: NFL scouts from 20 teams.
if Despite completing 21 of
ae 31 passes for 310 yards
i- and ,two touchdowns, he
4- appeared somewhat off
th .in overthrowing receivers
i- and tossing .an end zone
Il, Bridgewater also fum-
e- bled during a fourth-quar-
cs ter sack that gave. Rutgers
is an opening, but Strong
t- dismissed the idea that he
ig was pressing to impress the
scouts and boost his Heis-
it man Trophy prospects.
st "I don't .think Teddy
ig gets rattled with that,"
)). the coach said. "He didn't
ie make some throws, 'but I
et guess every time he goes
Ad out we expect him to be
o- perfect and he's not going
ig to be perfect. People do
have bad games.
Dr "We have raised the stan-
y. dard and he plays up to
ay what we want him to play
it at ... We won the football
.Most encouraging for
ie Louisville is the dominant
i play by its defense- that
remains No. 1 in scoring
at 7.3 points allowed per
game. The Cardinals have
- a tough act to follow after
holding Rutgers to just 240
yards and coming up big at
key moments such as the
fourth quarter, when Cal-
vin Pryor'and Terell Floyd
intercepted passes on con-
-secutive possessions to
seal the game.
But compared to a year
ago when the perception
was Louisville had to score
big to offset defensive
how far the Cardinals have
come with another season
"These guys were young
when they started and now
they're grown up," Strong
said. "All the guys play off
one another and they don't
care who gets the glory.
They're happy to see one
another get it done."
Tense as the Rutgers game
was for Louisville, Strong
saw enough positives on
both sides of the ball that
he believes the Cardinals
are capable of putting it
together against UCE The
offense still gained 461
yards despite missing top
receiver DeVante Parker
with a shoulder injury and
losing wideout Kai De La
Cruz with a groin injury.
Both are game-time deci-
sions for the Knights.
No. 11 South Carolina
gets back on track in SEC
S The Associated Press
COLUMBIA,. S.C. -
Things are looking up
again for South Carolina.
The No. 11 Gamecocks
are back in the South-
eastern Conference race
thanks 'to a loss by Geor-
gia. Star defensive lineman
Jadeveon Clowney is, back
Sin coach Steve Spurrier's
good graces. And the of-
fense is gaining yards at a
Still, South Carolina can't
get. complacent. Coach
Steve Spurrier said the
Gamecocks have been
lucky at tinies, and luck
"There's still alot of room
for improvement," Spur-
rier said. "We had some
good, gracious breaks last
week and the week before.
I don't think the gracious
breaks are going to keep
coming our way all the
South Carolina will likely
have to beat Tennessee on
Saturday and \\in the rest
of its league games includ-
ing No. 22 Florida and
upstart 14th-ranked Mis-
souri to win the SEC East.
The Gamecocks will need
help with another loss by
No. 15 Georgia. which is
a much bigger possibil-
ity with all of the Bulldogs'
But things are looking
much better for South
Carolina than they did last
month after the Game-
Jcocks opened SEC play
with a' loss to Georgia.
Davis is the 10th leading,
rusher in the country at
almost 124 yards a game,
while quarterback Con-
nor Shaw is seventh in the
country in pass efficiency
with 10 touchdowns and
Spurrier is even hand-
ing out praise to his senior
signal caller, which can
be hard to come by from
the 1966 Heisman Trophy
"He's so much better as a
passer. Anytime aquarter-
back can 'run like he, can,
the general' thinking is he
must not be a great pass-
er because he can run so.
well," Spurrier said. "But
his ball has gotten better
this year and that's be-
cause his foot is J100 per-
cent healthy and he's just
played a lot more."
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Missouri QB Franklin out 3-5 weeks
The Associated Press
SCOLUMBIA, Mo. -
No. 14 Missouri got th
SEC's attention upset
ting Georgia on the roac
The Tigers will try to re
tain momentum without
.their most indispensable
Franklin is hurt again
out three to five week
with a. sprained righ
shoulder. Coach Gar
Pinkel said Monday he
confident redshirt fresh
man Maty Mauk can d
the job in his first ca
reer start on Saturda
at home against No. 2
Pinkel expects team
mates to help make i
work. They're accustomed
to playing without Frank
lin after the quarterback's
"Bottom line, it doesn't
matter. We're wasting oui
time talking about if,'
Pinkel said. He added
"How about them play-
ing to a high level, ever}
one of them?"
Just like Franklin, Maul
likes to run. All he lacks is
"I'm going to be bust-
ing my butt 100 percent
and they know that,'
Mauk said. "We're going
to have a good week ol
practice and we're going
to be ready."
Franklin was injured in
the fourth quarter of the
upset at No. 7 Georgia,
interrupting a very good
senior comeback season
and showed up for media
interviews with his righl
arm in a sling. He has 14
touchdown passes with
three interceptions and is
the third-leading rusher
with 290 yards, a 4.5-yarc
average and three more
Pinkel said Franklir
had been, playing "as
good as any quarterback
we've ever had."
"It's a good thing it's
'a team sport," Frank-
lin said. "It stinks that I
went down but we still
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Major League Baseball
Boston holds off Tigers behind Lackey, bullpen
The Associated Press
; DETROIT John Lack-
ey edged Justin Verlander
in the latest duel of these
and Boston's bullpen shut
down Detroit's big boppers
with the game on the line
to lift the Red Sox over the
Tigers 1-0 Tuesday for a 2-
1 lead in theAL champion-
Mike Napoli homered off
,Verlander in the seventh
,, inning, and Detroit's best
chance to rally fell short
Sin the eighth when Miguel
Cabrera and Prince Fielder
struck out4with runners at
Despite three straight
gems by their starters, the
Tigers suddenly trail in a
best-of-seven series they
seemed to have complete
control of only two days
ago. Game .4 is Wednesday
night at Comerica Park,
With Jake Peavy scheduled
Sto start for the Red Sox
against Doug Fister.
'- Lackey allowed'four hits
in 6 2-3 innings, striking
South eight without a walk in
Sa game that was delayed 17
": minutes in the second in-
Iing because lights on the
stadium towers went out.
It was the second 1-0
game in this matchup be-
tween the highest-scoring
teams in the majors. That's
been the theme through-
' .out these playoffs, which
have included four 1-0
scores anid seven shutouts
in the first 26 games.
After rallying from a
five-run deficit to even the
series in Game 2, Boston
came away with a win in
Detroit against one of the
From Page 1B
rallied from a 14-0 halftime
deficit to6win 16-14.
Since then,. the Tigers
have taken three of four
with victories over Vernon,
Rocky Bayou, and most
recently a 36-18 win over
Cottondale last week.
The lastwin was particu-
larly satisfying,. Fountain
"I was very happy with
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Tuesday's effort wasn't
nearly as good, but it
was good enough to get
the Bulldogs back to
"We can do a whole lot
better than that," Wilson
said of his team's perfor-
mance. "It wasn't as good
as we can do, but it got us
the win. We know there's
room for improvement."
For 'Williams, the only
thing that matters- is the
"It feels pretty great to
be back-to-back district
champions," he said. "I
didn't play my best, but
I'll take it. A win is a win.
I feel we're a lot better this
year and have a lot more
73c'onfidence going into this
v year's regionals. 1 believe
Swve'll do much better this
,*Carpenter gave Marian-
, na district winners for the
boys and girls by shoot-
ing an 88 on Tuesday, 12
strokes better than her
score in last year's district
"It feels fabulous," the
senior said. "I was kind of
prepared for it. I knew that
me and Caroline had the
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Bostoni Red Sox manager John Farrell takes out John Lackey
in the seventh inning during Game 3'of the American League
.baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers
Tuesday in Detroit.
game's best pitchers. The
Tigers had a chance for
their own comeback in the
eighth when Austin Jack-
son drew a one-out walk
and Toni Hunter followed
with a single.
But Cabrera, who failed
to reach base for the first
time in 32 postseason
games for the Tigers, never
looked comfortable against
Junichi Tazawa, swinging
and missing at the first two
offerings and eventually
chasing an outside pitch
for strike three.
Fielder was even more
overmatched against Koji
Uehara, striking out on
Uehara also .pitched the
the effort against Cotton-
dale. A lot of things went
good for us," he said: "We
were not intimidated by
their size. They were much
bigger than us, but we went
out and were aggressive,
and I told our guys that
it's not about how big they
are in size, it's about how
big their heart is, and they
just went out and played
The coach said he be-
lieves there won't be as
much of a size discrep-
most experience of all the
girls there. I finished third
my sophomore and junior
years, but it feels pretty
good to finish on a good
SCarpenter and her team-
mates will head to Pen-
sacola for a practice round
Monday at AC Read Golf
Course before playing
ninth for a save, ensur-
ing that Lackey's fine per-
formance wouldn't ,go to
. Lackeypitched poorly his
first two seasons in Boston
after signing an $82.5 mil-
lion, five-year contract in
Deceipber 2009. Then he
missed all of 2012 follow-
ing elbow ligament-re-
He's been better, this sea-
son, and he kept the Tigers
off balance Tuesday by ef-
fectively changing speeds.
Napoli's first at-bat in the
majors was against Ver-
lander on May 4, 2006, at
Detroit's Comerica Park.
He homered then, too.
This hit was far more
ancy, against Marianna,
though- the Bullpups will
have a big advantage in
total numbers with nearly
twice as many players on
But Fountain said he be-
lieves his team is ready for
S"We're. prepared to play
for four quarters," he said.
"It doesn't matter if they've
got 40 or 100 (players); you
can't put but 11 on the field
at the Same time. I expect
it to be a dogfight. I know
the Region 1 tournament
Tuesday for a shot at the
"We've got high hopes
for regionals, but the com-
petition will be a whole lot
better and a lot tougher,"
Wilson said. "We have to
work hard the rest of the
week and we'll see how it
all works out Tuesday."
important. In the last two
games, the Tigers have
started Verlander and 21-
game winner Max Scher-
zer-- and the Red Sox won
Throw in Anibal San-
chez's outstanding effort
in the opener, when the
Red Sox managed only a
ninth-inning single in a 1-
0 loss, and Detroit's three
starters in the ALCS have
combined to allow two
runs and six hits %ith 35
strikeouts in 21 innings.
Still, the Tigers have fall-
en behind; because their
bullpen blew a four-run
lead late in Game 2 and the
offense came up empty at
home on Tuesday.
Detroit stranded runners
on first and third' in the
first, then wasted Jhonny
Peralta's leadoff double in
the fifth. Peralta reached
third with one out, but an
overanxious Omar Infante
struck out and Andy Dirks
Verlander needed every
.bit of focus after Jacoby
Ellsbury's one-out single in
the sixth. The Tigers have
not held runners well this
year, but a number of pick-
off throws helped prevent a
steal. At one point, Verland-
er appeared to be pointing
at his wrist, as if to ask the
dugout if his delivery to the
plate was quick enough.
. Amid all that, Verlander
got Sharne Victorino on a
flyout, and after Ellsbury
moved to second anyway
on a wild pitch, Dustin Pe-
droia grounded out to end
Napoli's homer was the
first run allowed by *Ver-
lUnder since ,Sept. 18 he
they're a pretty good team,
but we're just going to go
out and play them as- hard
as we can. We're prepar-
ing the same way for them
as we would any other
pitched six scoreless in-
nings in each of his last
two starts in the regular
season before blanking the
opposition for 21 innings
in the playoffs.
That streak ended with
one swing by Napoli.
Lackey was pulled with
one on in' the seventh.
Craig Breslow came on
and walked Alex Avila, but
Infante's groundout ended
The Red Sox appeared to
be in; deep trouble when
Detroit led 5-0 in Game 2,
but David Ortiz tied it with
an eighth-inning grand
slam off closer Joaquin
Benoit, and the Red Sox
won it in the ninth.
Verlander looked ready
to halt any notion of mo-
mentum for the Red Sox.
He struck out six straight
in the second and third,
matching a single-game
SLackey did his best to
keep pace, retiring 10
in a row before Peralta's
The Tigers had taken
no-hitters into at least the
sixth inning of the previ-
ous three games. Verlander
fell an out shori of extend-
. ing that streak when Jonny
Gomes hit a roller up the
middle for an infield single
in the fifth.
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Dear Annie: I have been in a relation-
ship with a wonderful guy for. a year.
We are in our mid-20s. Both of us are
interested in moving abroad in the near
When we started dating, we just
wanted to have fun. I have since gradu-
ated and am currently working. He is also
,a graduate, but has yet to find a job. The
problem is, I have begun to really care
for him and want to change our status
from "just dating" to "in a relationship."
However, he still doesn't want to take
that step. He says it's because he hasn't
started his career yet. He also thinks,
we are too young to be thinking about
marriage, and I agree with that. I'm not
,. interested in marrying in the ne-t few
years, but I do want to be in a relation-
ship with someone for a few years before
Jim Boren was a humorist and writer on "bureau-
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how to keep a contract alive.
In this deal, South is in three no-trumrnp. West
leads a low club and East puts up his jack. How,
should South plan the play? What would the doctor
In the auction, South considered rebidding three
diamonds to show his six-card suit and game-in-
vitational values. But he had two solid club stop-
pers and knewthat usually nine tricks'are easier to
win than 11. (Note that five diamonds goes down,
declarer losing one spade and two hearts.)
South seems to have nine top tricks: one spade,
six diamonds and two clubs. However, that lead is
annoying because it has cut declarer's communica-
tion with the dummy. If he takes the first trick and
cashes dummy's diamonds, he cannot .get back to
his hand. What would a doctor do?
The only chance is to duck the first trick, letting
East win with.his jack. If he does what most players.
would do, he will lead back a club. This allows South
to win with his king and cash the ace, discarding
both of dummy's annoying diamonds. Afterthat,
South takes, his six diamond tricks and dummy's
spade ace to cruise home.
Then West might,suggest that East's brain could
do with some medical attention.
I start thinking about marriage.
This has left me wondering whether I
should take it down a notch and enjoy
whatever time we have left together, or
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whether he acknowledges it or not. He
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engagement, and he's not ready for that.
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will help you decide. But until there is a
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picture and discuss your
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Care Taker for Residential Subdivision
in Marianna 20 hours more or less per week
$12.50 per hour. Must.have exp.With
..tractor/bush hpgging, small implements'and
equipment maintenance and repair,
reliable transportation required.
SCall Ed Thomas 352-771-5902.
CREW CHIEF and INSTRUMENT PERSON
We have contracts available -
If you are,
then you can earn
Ask about our sign on bonus
4403 Constitution Lane
Marianna, FL 32448
1Hi.-6 -EAT AGN AE L M TO E U I
SMust be a High School
graduate, licensed as a
Practical Nurse by the
State of Florida, certified byAmerican
Red Cross in I.V. fluid therapy., 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
Must be a high school grad-or GED With
1-2 years exp. in fire protection; or any
equivalent combination of training and ex-
perience. Certification as an EMT by the
Emergency Medical Division of the Florida
Dept. of Professional Regulation. Certifi'
cation in Fire Fighting Standards. EVOC,
Certification in CPR by the American Red
Cross. Must have a valid FL drivers lic.
Starting salary $23,947.00/yr.
CLOSING DATE: OCTOBER 28, 2013
Submit Jackson County employment
application to: Human Resources Dept.,
2864 Madison St., Marianna, FL 32448.
EOE/AA/Vet Pref/ADA/ Drug-Free Workplace
'. ,< :,,' ,, ,'. ,. .
Northwest Florida Community Hospital,
Chipley, FL is seeking qualified
candidates for the following position:
FT, full menu, healthcare experience
FT, healthcare experience preferred
* Applications available 'onlineat
www.NFCH.org and/or application to:
'Email email@example.com I
(850) 415-8106 or Fax (850) 638-0622
Smoke and Drug Free Campus. EOE
SMaster's Degree in Library
Science, and 6-9 yrs. of
-Y experience in a public
library setting, including
3-5 yrs. of administrative
and supervisory duties. Must have a valid FL
drivers license prior to, employment.
Starting Salary: $48,676.00/YR
Associate's degree in fire science or
administration, business, public administra-
tion, or a related field, BS preferred, and 5-7
years of experience in fire-fighting,
including investigative administrative and
program planning, experience. Possession of
a valid FL driver license. Certification as an
Emergency Medical Technician by the
Emergency Medical Division of the Florida
Department of Professional Regulations;
Paramedic Certification preferred. Certifica-
tion in Fire Fighting Standards, with FL State
Fire Fighter II certification.
Salary Range: $56,349.00- $83,182.00/yr
Complete job descriptions may be
S viewed on our website..
Deadline to apply: 10/31/2013
Submit Jackson County employment
application to: Human Resources Dept.,
2864 Madison St, Marianna, FL 32448.
EOE/AA/Vet Pref/ADA/ Drug-Free Workplace
PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR
The City of Blountstown, Florida
is seeking applicants to fill the newly created
position of Public Works Director in the City
of Blountstown.' Persons interested in
applying for the position must fill out a City
of Blountstown Application for
Employment form and should send a detailed.
resume, with professional references and
other information to City of Blountstown,
Re; Public Works Director Search, 20591
Central Avenue West, Blountstown, Florida
32424. Salary range $35,000 $45,000 DOQ.
Applicant must be able to pass a criminal
To obtain application form and complete
S job description contact:
"Minimum Training and Experience:.
High School Diploma or GED
Five years experience being in responsible
charge of utility management and or .,
construction Computer literate, able to type
letters and generate spreadsheets.
Valid State of Florida'drivers license.
Prefer College or University graduate with
major course work in electrical, sanitary, civil
engineering, building construction or public
administration. Considerable (10 years)
experience being in responsible charge of
utility management and or construction.
Florida experience and experience in Electric
Underground Contractors License
All Applications are due by
Friday, November 8,2013 at close of
Business, 4:00 PM Central Time.
A candidate selected for interview will be
required to visit the City of Blountstown at
his/her own expense upon a date selected by
the City Council. Only those applicants short
listed will be called for interviews.
The City of Blountst6wn is an EOE and is a
Drug Free Workplace.
., Look ahead to your
Future! Start training
TIs for a new career in
Fi' | BRilPMedical Assisting,
COLLEGE Medical Office Admin.,
Electrical Trades & HVAC!
Call Fortis College 855,445-3276
S For consumer info: visit www.fortis.edu
1 & 2BR Apartments ip Marianna
2 & 3BR Mobile Homes Rent to Own
Lot rent included. For details
850-557-3432 or 850-814-6515 4w
Cedar Creek Apartments 1BR/1BA.$500
Appliances, lawn care & pest control included.
Must be 62 or older or disabled. Call 850-352-
3878 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
SPACIOUS EFFICIENCIES AND 1 BEDROOM
APTS. FOR ELDERLY. SECTION 8 ASSISTANCE
AVAILABLE ON ALL UNITS. FOR RENTAL
INFORMATION CALL (850) 526-4407
4401 CONSTITUTION LANE, MARIANNA
MONDAY THRU FRIDAY, 9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM
EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY
Brick 2/1 Duplex 3196 Diana Lane $575, and
with carport & Storage $600&
Joyce Riley RE 850-209-7825 4
S# 2 & 3BR Mobile Homes
Sin Marianna & Sneads (850)209-8595
S 3/2 hardwood floors, CH&A
2940 Dogwood St. close to Riverside school.
$875. mo. 334-718-6541 L
. 31R/1BA 2636 Church St Cottondale
SStove $ Refrigerator No Petsl .
$50 Mo. 4 $300 Dep. Call 150-352-4222':
3BR/1BA BRICK HOUSE CH&A,
$650. MO. + $650 Dep. NO PETS.
HWY 73 & MAGNOLIA RD.
CALL 850-573-6307 or 850-482-5449
Austin Tyler & Co *
Quality Homes & Apartments
4 850- 526-3355 or austintylerco.com
"Property Management Is Our ONLY Business"
Clean 3br/lba home in town, nice neighbor-
hood $750. mo. + $750i dep. I yr. rin. lease
NO PETS. Ref/Req 850-482-2370
hod 75. o.-I $5s ep 1yr m. esea
2/2 country setting, Sneads-Grand Ridge area,
water, sewage, lawn & garbage include.
S No Pets $400. mo + dep; 850-593-6457
2 & 3 bedroom mobile Homes in Cottondale.
$500 and up. H20, garbage, sewer Included.
^ 850-209-8847 _=
2 & 3BR Mobile Homes in Cottondale.
NO PETS CH&A $325- $500/Month
Please call 850-258-1594 or
850-638-8570 Leave Message
.- 2 &3BRMobile Homes ,
in Marianna & Sneads (850)209-8595 I
Coffee County, AtL-80 acres- $150,000.
S5 miles Northwest of Elba. Good timber '
investment/hunting property with planted pine
and hardwood/creek. View other properties in
Coffee, Henry, Barbour, Pike & Monroe @
afmlandsales.com or call Chuck Mathis at
850-258-1605 Lic. Real EstateBroker
HOMS W CR E E
SBeautiful Gracevilie FL home and farm
4 bedrooms, 3 1/ baths custom built home on
239 acres. Can divide. 175 acres plowable for
corn, soybeans, cotton. Large free standing
building. 3 wells. Joe Farris, Land and stand
HUNTER's SPECIAL .
2012 BAD BOY BUGGY Michael Waddell Bone
collector series. #403 of 500
for sale, exc. cond $11,500. FIRM
334-687-8937 Leave Message
BOAT MOTOR 2003 Mercury Outboard 15hp,
electric start & stick'steering, exc. cond. .'
$1700. OBO 334-677-1147.:, i .
S 2009 Triton 17'I Touma-
S meant Sports. 50hp Mercu-
ry, 3 batteries & 3 battery
charger installed, GPS fish
finder in cockpit, fish find-
er up front w/recessed trolling motor control
pedal w/71 Ib thrust. 24V trolling motor. Excel-
lent cond, housed inside. $9,600. 334-673-0135
21' Runabout, Cuddy Cabin 5.0 liter V8. 2005.
Very low hours and clean, new custom cover.
Full factory enclosure. $15,995. 334-714-5433
Bass Tracker 1982 16 ft.'40 hp Mercury motor, '
2 elec. anchors, 2 fish locators, new trollin
motor, just been tuned up, new water pump
w/ many extras. $2500. 334.-618-1983.
Stratos Bass Boat, 201 Pro XL w/Trailer, 2003,
Evinrude 225 h.p. (low hours), Trolling motor,'
GPS,-2 Depth finders, extra. SS Prop., Built.in
Battery Charger. Lots of Extras, Excellent con-
dition, garage kept. Must see! $7,995 229-334-'
Wellcraft 18.7ft fiberglass tri hull boat, 115 HP
Mercury, good cond., Tandem 4 wheel trailer, :
will trade for small travel trailer. 850-209-1064
Forest River 2012, 28ft. Salem Cruise Lite, one
slide-out, queen bed plus two bunk beds, 'like
new, parked in Eufaula at Waterfront Fishing
Campground, selling below wholesale, $12,000
1998 40 FLt Gulfstream Tour Master RV- Diesel-,'
RV Top of the Line, 1 Slide Out, Outside Enter-
tainment Center & Freezer, S/S Refrigerator,;
Washer/Dryer, Separate Ice Make, 95,000
Miles, Good Tires, $45,000. Includes 2002 PT
Cruiser Tow C-r..850-557-3455
Pi Ic pyorcopy today
& OF, REAL
2002 Winnabago 34' 2 slides, 5500 ONAN Gen,
lots of upgrades, excellent condition, 29000
miles $32,000. Honda 2006 CRV: 44600 miles,
ready to tow w/blue ox tow bar
system, excellent condition $13,000. Both
Vehicles for $43,000. Call 334-692-3337 or 334-
M i Buick 2002 Regal LS, load-
ed, 2nd owner; looks and
runs great, everything
works, 135,000 miles.
sa Chevrolet 2008 Corvette:
Black, 6 speed, new brakes
and tires, 46,000 miles. In
$27;900. Call 334-714-0770
Chevrolet 2008 Impala red, 4-door, 58,400
miles, one owner, exc. cond. $7,995.
Chevy 1955 Belair 2-ddor, 350 engine, auto-
trans, runs great, daily driver $12,500. Firm
-Chrysler 2004 PT Cruiser,
automatic, 4 cylinder,
cold air, loaded, 76,000
miles, excellent condi-
Stion. $5200. Call 790-7959
Ford 1999 Explorer: Eddie
pr-.nl|T Bauer Edition. All leather,
11 sun roof and everything
works great!!! Good AC &
heat, 6 disc CD changer.
Only 110,000 miles. KBB value is $4,435. Asking
only $3,100 obo. Looking to sell fast so al( rea-
sonable offers will be considered. 850-693-1581.
Ford 2002 Explorer: 8 passenger, green with tan
leather interior, bluetooth stereo, recent tune
"up and oil change, 212k miles"$3,800 QBO '
Call for questions or to make offer 334-585-
5288 or 334-618-0857
Ford Mustang Fast Pack V-6, 5-speed, Exc.'
cond. metalic green in color. 229-861-2949. I
GMC 2012 Sierra Z71: Quicksilver metallic
color, ebony leather interior, SLT, trim, 5.3
Vortec, Bose, heated/cooled seats, off road
package, rear vision camera. Excellent
condition. $35,200. Call 334-714-0770
~GOT BAD CREDIT?
-in .. 4* $0,Down/ ist Payment,;
SW ,4 Tax, Tag& Title Pass
S y Repo pass bankruptcy
1 L_ SLOW CREDIT OK
Ask About $1000. off at time of purchase.
i -* Call Steve Pope 334-803-9550
......Hyundai 2006 Elantra GT,
loaded, leather, sunroof,
cylinder, automatic, 5
door hatchback, 69.000
miles, $7500. 790-7959
Jeep 2004 Wrangler: yellow, soft top, 135k
miles, over $3000G in upgrades, 5 speed manual,
great shape $10,900. Call 334-618-4430
Jeep 2005 Liberty XL: Excellent Condition, 138k
miles, gold with tan leather interior, sunroof,
completely loaded. $6,000. 334-237-1039
~M mercury 2001 Grand Mar-
quis LS, loaded, leather.
cold air, 89,000 miles,
like new. $5995. Call 334-
Nissan 2012 Aftima, low miles, must sell. $200
down, $269 per month. Call Ron Ellis 334-714-
Nissan 2012 Versa, GAS SAVER, well equipped,
still under factory warranty, $250 down, $250
per month. Call Steve Hatcher 334-791-8243.
Toyota2011 Camry, Great family car; great gas
mileage, pwr windows, dbor lock, Am/FM, CD,
$300 downy $300 per month. Call Steve Hatcher
Toyota 2011Corolla, 4 door, like new, unrider
Swarranty,'$200 down, $279,per month. Call Ron
2003 Anniversary Edition 1200 Sportster
6,700 miles, like new 1-owner,,garage kept,
matching helmet, exc. cond. $8000. .
2007 Poloris Victorylackpot, 40K miles, 1634cc,
100 cu. in., 106 stroker kit, many extras, custom
pegs, mirrors & windshield. 2 seater & I solo
seat, lost job need to sell $8500. 334-432-3249.
Harley Davidson 2004 Soft Tail Standard, blacR
9,300 miles, 1 owner, garage kept, mint condi-
tion, $6000. in chrome accessories bought.
Honda'07 Ruckus 670 miles. $1450. !:
334-798-0931, .. .
Lexus 2010 RX350:. Loaded car in excellent '
condition. White wjth tan leather interior.
Just completed 50,000 mile service. $29,900.'
Cell 334-701-2642. ,
Dodge 1998 Dakota SLT,
Club Cab, loaded, cold
air,' excellent; 120,000
miles, automatic, V-6.
Price $4995. 790-7959.
Dodge Ram 1500 2007 SLT quad cab 4x2 HEMI
5.7 V8 engine, anti theft, tilt steering, 26K
miles, very clean, power drivers seat, rear slid-
ing window, bed liner, towing pack. Loaded.
$17,000, 334-475-6309 .
BFord 2000 Taurus SE,
wagon, loaded, iike n6ew,
One owner, automatic,
3.0 liter V.-6, only 35,000
: miles, $4495, 790-7959.
1ST PLACE TO CALL FOR ALL OF
S YOUR TOWING NEEDS!
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AUTO BODY & RECYCLING
PAYING TOP DOLLAR FORI JUNK CARS
Contact Jason Harger at 334-791-2624
Looking for VW Van sold in Enterprise, AL in
1983. If you have seen this vehicle please
contact me @ email@example.com
WANTED Dogde Ram Charger 1990 or 1991
4-wheel drive, low mileage, well maintained !!!
not wrecked, no rust. 334-447-1747.
& We buy Wrecked Vehicles
Running or not!
334794-9576 or 344-7914714
WE WILL BUY YOUR CAR OUTRIGHT!
Regardless of year, make, model, we have
millions of dollars on hand to pay you good
money for your current vehicle.
We Are On The Coast But Worth he Drive,
& reputable, & we can give you a fair price
appraisal in 15 minutes.
Call for appointment, dealer. 877-497-7975
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
JACKSON COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NUMBER: 11-135 CA
RICHARD A. COMPAGNI and MICHAEL
J. COMPAGNI, as Co-Successor Trustees
of the FREDERICK G. COMPAGNI SR..
REVOCABLE TRUST (Under Agreement
Dated 10-19-98: First Amendment dated
JOHN BRYAN and CHASE BANK USA, N.A.,
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a
Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated
the 8th, day of October, 2013. in Case Number
11-135 CA, of the Circuit Court of the Four-
teenth Judicial Circuit, in and for Jackson Coun-
ty, Florida, wherein RICHARD A. COMPAGNI
and MICHAEL J. COMPAGNI, as Co-Successor
Trustees of the FREDERICK G. COMPAGNI, SR.
REVOCABLE TRUST, are the Plaintiffs and JOHN
BRYAN and CHASE BANK USA, N.A., are the De-
fendants, I will sell to the highest and best bid-
der at the front lobby of the Jackson County
Courthouse. Marianna, Florida, at 11:00 A.M..
C.S.T.., on the 14th day of NOVEMBER, 2013. the
following described real property, as set forth
in the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure,
Lot 34, Block C, Magnolia Oaks Golf and Coun-
try Club Subdivision according to the plat
thereof as recorded in Plat Book 2 at Pages 5-9
and 12-18 inclusive, of the Public Records of
Jackson County, Florida.
AT THE TIME OF THE SALE, THE SUCCESSFUL
HIGH BIDDER OR BIDDERS, AS THE CASE MAY
BE. SHALL POST WITH THE.CLERKA DEPOSIT
EQUAL TO 5 PERCENT OF THE FINAL BID. 'HE
DEPOSIT SHALL BE APPLIED TO THE SALE
PRICE AT THE TIME OF PAYMENT. THE SUM
REMAINING DUE AND OWING AFTER APPLICA-
TION OF THE DEPOSIT SHALL BE PAID TO THE
CLERK IN CERTIFIED FUNDS IN ACCORDANCE
WITH THE POLICY OF THE CLERK OF THE
THE SUCCESSFUL BIDDER, QR BIDDER
SALE WILL BE REQUIRED TO PLACE THI
SITE STATE DOCUMENTARY STAMPS C
CERTIFICATE OF TITLE.
NEW& USED TIRES
NEW TIRES BELEW RETAIL PRICES!
Hours: Mon-Fri 7-5 Sat 7-1
2978 Pierce Street (behind Tim's Florist) ''
Dozer and Excavation Work
Ponds Road Building Demolition
Pine Tree Planting Herbieide Spraying
Fire Line Plowing Burning.
flHU A'MA I 850-762-9402
Clay O NelCUl ell 850-832-5055
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In The Classifieds
S, AT THE
,:Jckson (County Floridan Wednesday, October 16, 2013- 9B
If you are a person claiming a right to funds re-
maining after the sale, you must file a claim
with the Clerk no later than 60 days after the
sale. .If you fail to file a claim, you will not be
entitled to any remaining funds. After 60 days,
only the owner of record, as of the date of the
Lis Pendens, may claim the surplus.
DATED this 8th day of October, 2013.
DALE RABON GUTHRIE
Jackson County Clerk of the Court
By: s, Timm' Biiley,
As Deputy Clt-r
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19" symphonic Color TV $25; 26" Toshiba Color
TV $40, Both in exc. condition. 850-526-2065
Digital audio Speaker md#2012 $150.-
Dresser Blonde, 6 Drawers (no mirrow) $45.
850-592-2881 ..,, .:
Patio table: Glass top/rattan look. 48" diame- .'
ter. Perfect condition. $60. 850-718-8,084,,.
Rocker/recliner: beige cloth swivel, one year -
old, like new. $750BO. 850-718-8084 :
Treated Wood Posts: (20) 6" to 8" wide by 8'
long $7 Ea. Call 850-594-5200 ; "*
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Depression Glass, Blue Ridge Pottery, Costume Jewelry, Blue and White,
ON Mil Glass. Vset'line Glass Fole Art and muth more Stuffl
S Open Thursday Saturday: 10:00am 5:00pm .
(,, n 850-579-2393:
SO~w unrrnTime i nlm uL: ari.; G ,n," gt 850-209-1290'
I M `5,1M. I.._ L .u u a
*.' New Hbmes & Room Additions *Flooring '
SPainting' Siding Kitchen & Bathroom Upgrades
P Custom Ceramic Shower Specialist Porches
Pole Barns Concrete Driveways Sidewalks & Slabs
Lic# RR 2822811487 INSURED'
Affordable Lawn Care:
; Low Overhead=Low Prices
r~ ~HAPPY "I
WE'LL BEAT ANY PRICE!!
Big Or Small Jobs WELCOME
85 8283 Cell:: 85-2-67
"Beautification of Your Home.
Carpentry/Rainting InstallaIions i
Furniture Repair & Refinishing
General Repairs *,Insured
WiliamH. ong J. (50)69-90
Gun rnd#770 Remington bold action,
CALL FOR TOP PRICE
FOR JUNK VEHICLES
I ALSO SELL USED PARTS
24 HOUR TOWING 4 334-792-8664
r i Got a Clunker
jf We'll be your Junker!
We buy wrecked cars
and Farm Equip. at a
a Fmqafair and honest price!
$250 & -Complete Cars
JACKSON COUNTY FLORIDAN www.jcfloridan.com
National Football League
Grand jury likely in death of NFL star's son
The Associated Press
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -
Prosecutors expect' to ask
a grand jury to consider
more serious charges in the
death of the 2-year-old son
-H Tom WoUll-
torney, said Tuesday he'll
review the recently com-
pleted autopsy findings
and other reports before
looking at any new charges
against Joseph Robert Pat-
terson, 27. '"
"We'll seek A grand jury
review in the near. future,';
Sioux Falis. police iden-:
tified the -bpy Tuesday as
TVrese Robert Rhffii ,vho
died Friday after being
hospitalized with 'severe
head injuries. Earlier Tues-
day, they'd given an incor-
of Twrese's.. '6 her;,- wa
charged last wek.' with.
aggravated assault and
aggravated battery and is
being held on $750,000
cash bond. A message left
for Patterson's attorney
Tuesday was not returned,
and Patterson's mother
said'. she, didn't-want to
The criminal complaint
accuses Patterson of in-
tentionally recklessly in-
juring Tyrese by causing
bleeding of the skull or
brain damage by blows,
shakingor making the boy's
head impact an object or
Prosecutors are also
asking that a suspended
sentence be imposed for
a 2012 domestic assault
conviction, saying the deal
required Patterson to show
no violent, threatening
or assaultive behavior for
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
three years. A hearing on
the' motion is scheduled
for Oct. 30.
Lincoln County court
records also show a July
2012 protection' order was
taken out against Patter-
son, in which he had to
stay 1,000 feet away from
a former girlfriend, their
son and her two other
boys for five years. The
woman told the court that
Patterson spanked her
3-year-old son's bare bot-
tom until it had welts after
hearing the boy acted up at
The woman asked the.
court to drop the protec-
tion order two months lat'-
er, saying she wanted their
son to be raised by both his
mother and father.
No plans for a memo-
rial service, for Tyrese
have been announced,
and his relatives told The
Associated Press they
did not wish to talk to
Peterson, who has de-
clined to discuss the re-
lationship he had with
the boy, rushed to the
Sioux Falls hospital to
see the child Thursday,
missing practice. He re-
turned to Minneapolis
for .Friday's practice and
learned that the child
He played Sunday in the
Vikings' loss to the Caro-
"AnyVtime you lose a
child, no matter the cir-
cumstances, it hurts," Pe-
terson told reporters after
'the game. "I can't describe
it." . ....
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Counim Flondn Vicd)Octobel Ihlh October 19th
WEEKNIGHTSEMU bm 0S A SC,
33rd Annual N i
,Graceville Harvest Day Festival
SSaturday, October 19, 2013
Factory Stores of America Mall, Hwy. 77 South-
PARADE DOWNTOWN GRACEVILLE -
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The Gann Family "Gospel"
Graceville Middle/High School Show Choirs
SNEW THIS YEAR--
S Haiest Festival Bike Ride
; 15-mile, 26-mile & 50-mile
S, ,Contact Harry Wiksell
ARTS & CRAFTS
GAMES & RIDES FOR KIDS
Contact Dorothy Padlgett
QI I __n-oq -_A-n2
Antique & Classic
Contact Terry Alien 850-263-4401
Admission isF ee to all. Events
Admission is Free to al! Events _____
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