Jackson County Floridan

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Title:
Jackson County Floridan
Alternate title:
Sunday Floridan
Portion of title:
Floridan
Physical Description:
Newspaper
Language:
English
Creator:
Jackson County Floridan
Publisher:
Chipola Pub. Co.
Place of Publication:
Marianna Fla
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Newspapers -- Marianna (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Jackson -- Marianna
Coordinates:
30.776389 x -85.238056

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Additional Physical Form:
Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Vol. 8, no. 13 (Sept. 7, 1934)-
General Note:
"Independent."

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University of Florida
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University of Florida
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Winterfest set for Dec. 6


Celebration has
vintage theme
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
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The Marianna Christ-
mas Parade and Winter-
fest will be held Dec. 6
this year, and the theme
of the celebration is "A
Vintage Christmas."
There is no target time
frame in that descrip-
tion, and thee open-ended
nature of the theme is by
design. It's meant to give
parade participants and
others who dress up for
the day an opportunity
to tap into any era they
wish. They could dip into
their childhood memo-
ries or go all the way
back to Charles Dickens
and the Victorian age
for their costume inspi-


Retro clothes, brightly colored hair and giant scissors
made for an eye-catching entry from A Wild Hair in the
2012 Marianna Christmas Parade.


ration, explained Main
Street Marianrla Director
Charlotte Brunner.


"They can take that
and go anywhere with it,"
she said. "We think that


could lead to a very inter-
esting, very colorful, and
very inventive parade for
the crowd to enjoy." She's
hoping families, church-
,es, youth -groups, civic
organizations and busi-
nesses will sign on soon
Ao participate and let
their creativity run free
as they contemplate their
float and costume deco-
rations. She's also hoping
large number of church
choirs will sing Christ-
mas carols as they travel
in the parade. She will
have parade announcers
stationed in front of Con-
federate Park on U.S; 90
to describe what they see
as the parade wends its
way through that area.
The entry fee to, enter
the parade is $25 per en-
tity. The proceeds will be
See PARADE, Page 9A


TRICK* OR-!TREAT AT'MHRC







r ather youthful

from a resident at the
Marianna Health and
Rehabilitation Center,
on Thursday. Ac-
tivi t ies Director Mille
Bowling said the an-.
nual Halloween event
is a resident favorite,
giving them a chance
to help package, '
thousands of candies,
decorate the lobby
and cafeteria, and
greet and hand out,
sweets to the hun-
dreds of costumed
trick-or-treaters who
brave the MHRC
"haunted house."


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Owner ofMarianna

business arrested


From staff reports
Officials with the Mari-
anna Police Department
are reporting the arrest
of a local business own-
er. The man allegedly
redeemed hundreds of
dollars in reward cards
that were meant to be
delivered to a nearby
church.
According to an MPD
news release, on Friday,
49-year-old Lawrence E.
Bodkin Jr. of Tallahassee
was taken into custody,


in reference to several
reward cards that were
delivered in error to
his business, which is
located on Lafayette
Street in Marianna. The
reward cards, police say,
were meant to be deliv-
ered to a church, also
located within the city
limits of Marianna.
The gift cards, which
were addressed to the
intended recipient, had
a value of $1,500.
See BODKIN, Page 9A


Teacher starts


'Girls of Pearls'


success program
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER it will involve, Wooden


dbuckhalter@jcfloridan.com

Riverside Elementary
School teacher Jafria
Wooden is starting an
enrichment program for
young girls to help them
build their
self con-
fidence,
poise And
exposure
to diverse
p roes fe s
sional role ooden
models.
To pro-
vide a chance for parents
and their daughters to
find out more aboutwhat


is hosting a meet and
greet event Friday from
5:30-6:30 p.m. at Soul's
Harvest Christian Cen-
ter in the Comcast Plaza.
Its at 2918 Penn Ave. in
Marianna. The meet and
greet is free.
The new program is
for girls 7-17, with two
divisions (ages 7-11 and
12-17) geared to the
needs of the, different
age groups. Girls who
ultimately sign up for it
would pay a $25 registra-
tion fee for the full series
of workshops to come.
See PEARLS, Page 9A


Suspended official

convicted of grand

theft auto, stealing
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER Gov. Rick Scott sus-
dbuckhalter@jcfloridan.com pended the 66-year-old
from his public office
Suspended Malone about a week after Jones
Town Council member was arrested on those
Freddie Jones was found charges in late April
guilty Thursday of grand 2012.
theft auto and of dealing According to the com-
in stolen plaints filed against
property. Jones at the time of his
A Jackson arrest, the council mem-
County ber called a scrap dealer
jury hand- and had a woman's 1997
ed down Plymouth removed from
the ver- I t her property without her
dicts that Jones permission, and received
afternoon. $227 in the transaction
His sentencing date on when the car was picked
the convictions has not
been set See JONES, Page 9A


Jackson Co. Sheriff's Office, IRS warn of telephone scam.


From staff reports
Officials with the Jackson
County Sheriff's Office report
that the agencyhas been advised
of a scam being perpetrated by a
person claiming to be from the
Internal Revenue Service.
In a Thursday press release,
JCSO relayed details from the
IRS:
The IRS is warning consum-
ers about a sophisticated phone
scam targeting taxpayers, in-


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promptly through a pre-loaded
debit card or wire transfer. If
the victim refuses to cooperate,
he or she is then threatened
with arrest, deportation or sus-
pension of a business or driver's
license. In many cases; the
caller becomes hostile and
insulting.
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nearly evdry state in the country.
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and will not ask for credit card
numbers over the phone, nor
request a pre-paid debit card or
wire transfer, IRS Acting Com-
missioner Danny Werfel was
quoted as saying.
"If someone unexpectedly
calls claiming to be from the IRS
and threatens police arrest, de-
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contact with taxpayers on a tax
issue is likely to occur via maiL
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scam include:
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and IRS badge numbers. They
generally use common names
and surnames to identify
themselves.
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recite the last four digits of a
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CONTACT US
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FAX: 850-482-4478
Email: editorial@jcfloridan.com
Street Address:
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Marianna, FL 32448
Office Hours:
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publish illegal material of any kind. Advertis-
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HOWTOGETYGUR
NEWS PUBLISHED
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news of general interest free of charge.
Submit your news or Community Calendar
events via e-mail, fax, mail, or hand delivery.
Fees may apply for wedding, engagement.'
anniversary and birth announcements.
Forms are available at the Floridan offices.
Photographs must be of good quality and
suitable for print. The Floridan reserves the
right to edit all submissions.

GETTING IT RIGHT
The Jackson County Floridan's policy
is to correct mistakes promptly. To
report an error, please call 526-3614


Couitxiuty Calendar


SUNDAY, NOV. 3
Toys for Tots applications Anchorage
Children's Home,'4452 Clinton St., Marianna. Ap-
plications will be taken until noon on Dec. 6, All toys
will be distributed on Dec. 21 starting at 10 a.m.
p Chipola College Spring registration 8 a.m.
to 3 p.m. For current students with 30 plus hours.
Call 718-2211.
Book signing for Loyd Gilbert Gilley 1 p.m.
-4 p.m. Sunday Afternoon with the Arts Chipola
College in the Cultural Center. Author of:" Backfield
of My Memory" and "More Precious Memories.".
Sunday Afternoon with the Arts 1-4 p.m. at
the ChipoIa College Cultural Center, corner of Col-
lege Street and Indian Circle, Marianna. Art exhibit
opens.today with a reception featuring hundreds of
pieces on display, music, refreshments, door prizes,
'and guest'visual artist Keith Martin Johns and
writer Dale Cox. Works will be on display through
Nov. 9. Public welcome. Free admission.
Christmas Open House lp.m.-5 p.m: Artistic
Designs Unlimited, 2911 Jefferson St., Marianna.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of newly renovated build-
ing 1 p.m.
Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion
6:30 p.m..in AA room of First United Methodist'
Church.2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna .Atten-.
dance limited to persons with a desire to stop
drinking.
) Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting 8 p.m. in the
board room of Campbellton-Graceville Hospital,
5429 College Drive, Graceville.

MONDAY, NOVA4
Toys for Tots applications Anchorage
Children's Home, 4452 Clinton St., Marianna. Ap-
plications will betaken until noon on Dec. 6. All toys
will be distributed on Dec. 21 starting at 10 a.m.
Chipola College Spring registration 8 a.m. to 3
p.m. For current students with 30 plus hours. Call
718-2211.
Employability Workshop 2:30 p.m. Marianna
One Stop Career Center. Overcoming Barriers to
Employment. Free and.open to public. Facilitated
by a certified motivational career coach. To register
visit EmployFlorida
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 arefor projects,
lessons, help. All quilters welcome. Call 209-7638.
Council Meeting 6 p.m.at the Jacob City-Hall
in the City of Jacob.
Woodmen of the World Lodge 65 monthly
meeting 6:30 p.m. Dellwood Volunteer Fire
Department, Dellwood. All members encouraged to
attend and bring a friend. Bring a covered dish. Call
482-5255.
) Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9
p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St., Marianna.

TUESDAY, NOV. 5.
Toys for Tots.applications Anchorage
Children's Home, 4452 Clinton St., Marianna. Ap-
plications will be taken until noon on Dec. 6. All toys
will be distributed on Dec. 21 starting at 10 a.m.
Chipola College Spring registration -8 a.m. to


6 p.m. For current students with 15 plus hours. Call
718-2211.
East Jackson County Economic Development
Business of the Month for November -10 a.m.
ETTwin City News,,314 W.Washington St., Chatta-
hoochee. Public encouraged to attend.
Optimist Club of Jackson County Meeting
- Noon at Jim's Buffet & Grill, 4329 Lafayette St.,
Marianna.
Sewing Circle 1 p.m. at Jackson County Senior
Citizens, 2931 Optimist Drive in Marianna. Call
482-5028.
Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting Noon
to 1 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.
Employabillity Workshop 2:30 p.m. Marianna
One Stop Career Center .Mock Interviewing. Free
and open to public. Facilitated'by a certified motiva-
tional career coach. To register visit EmployFlorida..
com
Marianna/Malone Girl Scout Troop 525 meet-
ing 4:30 p.m. First United Methodist Church,
2901 Caledonia St., Marianna. Special guest: Ralph
Barwick from the new Karate School will be dem-
'onstrating basic defense moves. Girl Scouts instills
courage, character and confidence in young'girls.
New girls in grades kindergarten through eighth
grade are always Welcome.-
Pilot Club Annual Spaghetti Dinner- 5 p.m.
- 7 p.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church inMarianna,.
Enter from.WynnrSt., Exit onto Lafayette. $5 Eat
ii or carry out, A portion of the proceeds benefit
Special Olympics in Jackson County.
Marianna City Commission Meeting 6
p.m. in City Hall, 2898 Green St., Marianna. Public
welcome. Call 718-1001.
D Chipola College's music ensembles present
free concert 7 p.m. in the Cehter for the Arts at
Chipola College. Chamberchorus, Guitar Ensemble,
and the Rock and jazz Ensemble will perform.
))Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9
p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church,;2901 CaJedonia St. in Marianna.
St. Anne Thrift Store -9 a.m. to 1 p.n. St.
Anne's Catholic Church, 3009 5th St., Marianna;'
Call 482-3734.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6
DToys for Tots applications Anchorage
Children's Home, 4452 Clinton St., Marianna. Ap-.
plications will be taken until noon on Dec. 6. All toys
will be distributed on Dec. 21 starting at 10 a.m.
Chipola College Spring registration 8 a.m..
to 3 p.m. for current students. Call 718-221.,
D Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting Noon
to 1 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.

THURSDAY, NOV.7
Toys for Tots applications Anchorage
Children's Home, 4452 Clinton St., Marianna. Ap-
plications will be taken until noon on Dec. 6. All toys
will be distributed on Dec. 21 starting at 10 a.m.
) International Chat 'n' Sip 8:30-10 a.m. at the
Jackson County Public Library, 2929 Green St. in
Marianna. Learning Center staff and their inter-
national English learners invite the public for the
exchange of language, culture and ideas in a relaxed


environment. Light refreshments served. No charge.
Call 482-9124.
D St. Anne Thrift Store 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. St.
Anne's Catholic Church, 3009 5th St., Marianna.
Call 482-3734.
D Veterans Program 9 a.m. Grind Ridge School
in the new gym. Inspirational speakers, Veterans
recognition and patriotic singing. Door prizes.
Brunch following program. All veterans and family
invited.
"Coping with the Holidays, Following a Loss"
Grief Workshop -10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Covenant
Hospice, 4215 Kelson Ave., Suite E., Marianna.
Workshop for those who have suffered the loss
of a loved one or would like to learn how to help
someone who has. Free and open to public. Lunch
and refreshments provided. Registration required.
Call 482-8520 or 888-817-2191.
Marianna Kiwanis Club Meeting Noon at
Jim's Buffet & Grill, 4329 Lafayette St., Marianna.
Call'482-.2290.
)Chipola Civic Club Meeting Noon at The Oaks
Restaurant, U.S. 90 in Marianna. The CCC's focus
is the local community, "Community, Children &
Character." Call 526-3142.
VFW & Ladies Auxiliary Meeting 6 p.m. at
2830 Wynn St,, Marianna. Covered-dish supperfol-
lowed by a 7 p.m. business meeting. Call 372-2500.
SThe. William Dunaway Chapter, Florida Soci-
ety, Sons of the American Revolution 6:30
p m. Jim's buffet and Grill, U. S. 90, Marianna. Guest
speaker: John Cheney, President of the Tri-state
Chapter, ALSSAR. Subject: "Evolution of Nuclear
Power." Anyone interested in the SAR is welcome;
Call 594-6664.
) Chipola Girls Basketball Report classic 8
p.m. Chipola vs. trevard.
Alcoholics Anonymous Closed discussion,
8-9 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2901 Cale-
donia St., Marianna, in the AA room. Attendance
limited to persons with a desire to stop drinking;
papers will not be signed.

FRIDAY, NOV.8 -.
) Toys for Tots applications Anchorage
Children's Home, 4452 Clinton St., Marianna. Ap-
plications will be taken until noon on Dec. 6. All toys
will be distributed on Dec. 21 starting at 10 a.m.
Chipola College Spring registration 8 a.m.
to 3 p.m. for new and returning students. Call 718-
2211.
) North Bay Clan of Lower Muscogee Creek Pow
Wow 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 1560 Lonnie Rd., Chipley.
.Primitive camping but on site bathrooms. Arts,
crafts, food, dancing drumming, storytelling, games
demonstrators and native American flute music.
Stomp dancing Sat. after dark. Free. admission.
) Hooks and Needles -10 a.m. at the Jackson
County Public Library, Marianna Branch. New and
experienced hand crafters welcome to create,
share, learn or teach favorite projects. Call 482-
9631.
D Better Breathers 2-3 p.m. Jackson Hospi-
tal, 4250 Hospital Drive, Marianna in the main
classroomrnext to the cafeteria. Program by Cecily
Smith, Community Liaison with Emerald coast hos-
pice "Memory Care While Living COPD." Free. Light
refreshments served. Bring a friend or caregiver.
(Call 718-2849.


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

Police Roundup


MARIANNA POUCE
DEPARTMENT
The Marianna Police De-
partment listed the following
incidents for Oct. 31, the latest
available report: Three aban-
doned vehicles, two reckless
drivers, one highway obstruc-
tion, two physical disturbances,
one verbal disturbance, one
vehicle fire, two burglar alarms,
one report of a firearm dis-
charged, five traffic stops, two
larceny complaints, one crimi-
nal mischief complaint; one
follow-up investigation, two
assaults, 'one animal complaint,
six property checks, one assist


of a motorist or pedestrian,
three public service calls, one
^^ open door or
window, one
a~-&- 911 hang-up
ic',IME and eight
4 >-.- home security
checks.

JACKSON COUNTY
SHERIFF'S OFFICES
The Jackson County Sheriff's
Office and county fire/rescue
reported the following incidents
for Oct. 31, the latest available
report: One abandoned vehicle,
three suspicious vehicles, two
suspicious persons, one high-


way obstruction, one report of
mental illness, one burglary of a
vehicle, one verbal disturbance,
two vehicle fires, 14 medical
calls, one robbery alarm, one
fire alarm, 12 traffic stops, one
larceny complaint, two civil
disputes, one trespass com-
plaint, one follow-up investiga-
tion, one juvenile complaint,
one noise disturbance, one
animal complaint, 10 property
checks, three assists of motor-
ists or pedestrians, two assists
of other agencies, one open
door or window discovered; two
threat or harassment com-
plaints and one violation of
injunction.


JACKSON COUNfY
CORRECT AL FACUY
The following persons were
booked into the county jail dur-
ing the latest reporting periods:
N Fredhe Jones, 66,5271
11th Ave., Malone, awaiting
sentencing.
a Brandy Kutchey, 26,6349B
U.S. 90, Grand Ridge, violation
of community control.

Jag PopulationE 205

To report a crime, call CrimeStoppers
at 526-5000 or a local law enforcement
agency. To report a wildlife violation, call
1-888-404-FWCC (3922).


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We all must deal with death


There is one powerful
word that every-
one usually doesn't
want to hear, but can't be
ignored by us as human
beings. That powerful
word is death. Death is no
respecter of age, gender
or nationality. We all must
deal with the unpredict-
able tragic influence
death can have on our
lives.
While flying back from
my brother's funeral in my
hometown of Pittsburgh,
Penn., many thoughts
were running through
my mind. With such a
tough situation taking
place, because of losing
someone so close to me,
I realized that things had
gone much better person-
ally than I could have ever
imagined.


With so many beliefs
and religions in our world
today, the
manner in
h which we
react to life's
occurrences
IN. has much to
Thomas do with what
Vincent we sincerely
believe.
'Mwrhy There are
numerous theories that
we as citizens of this
world believe takes place
when an individual dies.
Arguments over religious
beliefs have often led to
negative situations, often
without either individual
or those involved, hav-
ing concrete information
about the other person's
religious beliefs.
I feel that if a person is
able to feel some kind of


Pets on Parade


-SUBMITTED PHOTO
This Is Mojp, 7-week-old male Pit-bull mix. Before he was bom,
Mojo's then-pregnant mom was rescued from the side of the
road by a woman who took the dog home. The woman let her
*have her puppies and when they were weaned, found homes for
two of them and brought the other three to Partners for Pets, a
non-profit, no-kill animal shelter located at 40U Maintenance
Drive in Marianna. She had the puppies' mom spayed and is
keeping her. Mojo has two siblings at the shelter, Coltrane
- and Tater Tot. For information on how you can adopt Mojo or
another pet of your own, call 4824570.


comfort when some of
life's most tragic
situations, such as death
take place, the better
they can cope with the
aftermath of such an
occurrence.
According to Wikipe-
dia, in 2012, 73 percent
of Americans polled
identified themselves as
Christians, but we must
keep in mind the fact that
different Christian de-
nominations have various
concepts on what takes
place to a person after
death. But if we study for
ourselves and believe in
the Bible as Christians
profess to, when an indi-
vidual
seems to have led a re-
spectable life, though we
will miss them, after we've
grieved, there's actually no


reason for us among the
living to stay sad.
In many cases it's not
just the sting of death that
affects us, but also the bit-
ter taste it leaves with the
loved ones remaining. I
found that my"beliefs and
hopes' are what helped to
carry me through a tough
situation.
Whatever a person
believes, I hope there's a
strong foundation that
will give them hope so
they will be able to cope
with the difficult realities
that will definitely come
into their lives.
If we are among those
who truly believe this
life is not all there is, we
should be able to "look
beyond what's now and
feel excited about those
better days tomorrow."


Engagement

Stephens. Davis


Ten Stephens's and Heath' be held Saturday, the ninth of
Davis are proud to announce November,. two thousand
their forthcoming marriage, thirteen at. two o'clock in the
Teri is the daughter of Beverly afternoon at Grace United
Smith and Howard Hinton of Methodist Church in
Marianna. Heath is the son of Marianna, Florida.
Bill and Karan Davis also of All friends and relatives are,
Marianna. The wedding will invited to attend.


White completes
basic training
Army National Guard
Pvt Drake L White has'
graduated from basic
infantry training at Fort
Benning in Columbus,
Ga.
During the nine weeks
of instruction, White
received training in drill
and ceremonies, weap-
ons, map reading, tactics,
military courtesy, military
justice, physical fitness,
first aid, and Army histo-
ry, core values and tradi-
tions. Additional training
included development of
basic combat skills and
battlefield operations
and tactics, and expe-
riencing use of various
weapons and weapons
defenses available to the
infantry crewman.
White is the son of
Evelyn Riddle of Omaha
Trail, Cottondale.
He is a 2012 graduate of
Cottondale High
School.


Birth


Luke Rchad Robuts
was born on Sept. 19 at
Tallahassee Memorial
Hospital in Tallahassee.
He weighed 5 pounds,
13 ounces and was 18
inches long at birth.
His parents are Ryan
and Jennifer Roberts
of Marianna. Mater-
nal grandparents are
Rhonda Brown and Greg
Brown of Fountain and
James and Julie Condrey
of Cottondale. Paternal
grandparents are Rich-
ard and Ellen Roberts of
Grand Ridge and the late
Helen Roberts of Grand
Ridge, Great grandpar-
ents are the late Richard
and Rochelle Wagner of


Marianna and Verna Mae
and the late Dowlins Hol-
lister of Grand Ridge. He
joins two brothers, Blake,
age 6, and Austin, age 3.


BMindt graduates
basic training
Army Reserve Pvt.
AnthonyA. Blount has
graduated from basic
combat training at Fort
Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
. During the nine weeks
of trainiing, Blount
studied the Army mis-
sion, history, tradition,
and core values, physi-
cal fitness, and received
instruction and practice
in basic combat skills,
military weapons; chemi-
cal warfare and bayo-
net training, drill and
ceremony, marching, rifle
marksmanship, armed
and unarmed combat,
map reading, field tactics,
military courtesy, military
justice system, basic first
aid, foot marches, and
field training exercises.
Blount is the son of
Tammie and Andrell
Blount of Marianna.
He is a 2012 graduate of
Marianna High School.
Special to the Floridan


Cottondale Hi ghSchool announces first nine weeks Honor Roll


Special to the Floridan' .:7th Grade
6th Gade A Honor Roll -Lilly Ball,
6thGradePayion Mellin, Blayton
A Honor Roll-Nathaniel See and Cody Shores.
HuskeyKaseyvLathan,. A/B Honor Roll -Emily
Cheyenne Quick, Morgan Barnes, Savannah Bizail-
Seale and Danny Syfreri. lion,T'RyanBrannonTyler
A/B Honor Roll- Aubree Cutchins, Tyrus Dudley,
Barfield, Cheyann Black- McKenzie Gay, James
moh, Jordan Braxton, Heafner, Joseph Jack-
Chyanne Bray, DaShayla son, Jaylen James, Chase
Brown, Domenico Collins, ;.Maddox, Desirae Pace,.
CodyForan,,AustinGris- Grace Prieto, Morgan
sett, Isabella Harrell, Jessie Ricca, Courtney Stephens,
Johnson, Victoria Johnsbri, Janalyn Stephens, Caro-
Phillip Jones, Kayla Kes- line Sweet, Emily Tyler,
ner, Colleen McLendon,,. McKenzie Whitehead and
McKenna Morrison,.Kyra Carl!Yqung.
Patterson, Valerie Samp-
son, Corey Shores, Kalina- .8th Grade
Torres and Sha'tarra A Honor-Roll-GracieZick.
Wynn. A/B Honor Roll Kris-


ten Adams, Christopher
Brown Dylan Cassatt,
Christophr.-Corbin, Lo-,
gan Deese, Joshua Folsom,
Tiyana Gray, Summer
Hayes, Bailey Johnson.
Deme'cia Johnson, Kyle
ICelley, Tanya Prieto, Troi
Prieto, Cydney Rivera,
Colby Roland. Andrea
Sampson, Leigh-Ann
Springer, Mykenzi Straw
and Jephri White.

9th Grade
A Honor Roll-None.
A/B Honor Roll Michael
'Black, Melissa Hazell,'
HaileyMcClain, Haley
Scurlock, Brittney Shores,
BradleyVickery and
Hannah White.


10th Grade
A Honor Roll Brerdon
Hales, ColbyHargrove,
Daniel Lewis, Faith Long,
Miranda Sapp, lovele e
Saun, NlcKaylah See, Kevin
Tharp, Zoee Warren and
'Alana White.
A/B Honor Roll-Trenton
Brinkley, Niackensie Brox-
ton, JessyForan, Tiffany
-Franklin, Brently McClain,
NMeagan Slay and Ryanm
Williams.

Uth Grade
A Honor Roll -.Andrew
Bizaillion,'Breanna Harrell
and NikitaHill.
A/B Honor Roll-Chey-
anne Franklin and Desti-
nee McDaniel.


12th Grade
A Honor Roll-' Kylee
Crose, Patrick Fortunato,
Justin Klotz, Samantha
Maloy, Veronica Peacock,
Mary Raines, Alycia
Robinson, Jessica Wilkin-
son, Derrick Wilson and
Mercedes York.
A/B Honor Roll-Austin
Baxley, Matthew Cle-
ments, Taylor Cutchins,
Michelle Dilmore, Sierra
Dominguez, Dakota Had-
dock, Jacob Hartford,
Garrett Ifft, Dejah John-
son, Caitlin Melvin, Tsara
'Peace, Kburtnie
Richardson, Eddie Scott,
Brooke Shores, Wendy
Singleton, Roy Swindell,
Danny Tate, Grace


Transportation Disadvantaged Coordinating Board to meet


Special to the Floridan


The Apalachee Regional
PlanningCouncilannounc-
es a meeting to which all
people are invited.
The Jackson County
Transportation Disadvan-
taged Coordinating Board
will meet on .Thursday,


Nov. 14, at 10 a.m. at the
JTrans office, 3988 Old Cot-
tondale Road, Marianna.
In addition to regular busi-
ness, the agenda will in-
clude adoption of the CTC
annual evaluation and re-
gional annual performance
report.
If any person decides to


appeal any decision made
by the Board with respect
to any matter considered
at this meeting, he/she will
need to ensure that averba-
tim record of the proceed-
ing is made, which record
includes the testimony and
evidence from which the
appeal is to be issued.


For information, a copy of
the agenda, or if you require
special accommodations
at the meeting because of
a disability or physical im-
pairment, contact Vanita
Anderson at the Apalachee
Regional Planning Council,
2507 Callaway Road, Suite
#200, Tallahassee, FL 32303


at least five working days
before the meeting date.


See BOARD, Page 4A


White and Danae
Williams.


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Venus in the new world of investing


Please consider two
impressive, verifiable
facts about women,
finance and investing:
"Over the next decade,
women will control two-
thirds of consumer wealth
in the United States and
be the beneficiaries of
the largest transference
of wealth in our country's
history. Estimates range
from $12 to $40 trillion.
Many Boomer women
will experience a double
inheritance windfall,
from both parents and
husband."- Claire Behar,
Fleishman-Hillard New
York
"If academic enrollment
is any indicator, in 25 years
women will dominate


once male-dominated
fields such as law and
medicine."-
Author Liza
Mundyin
the WMuy
Street
Journal
Margaret With all
McDOWmi the wealth
controlled
by and be-
ing transferred to women,
many are just now starting
to immerse themselves in
the investment process.
And statistics show that
many more husbands
than wives still handle the
family investments.
A Wall Street Journal
article by Susan Thomas
entitled "The Rise of the


Female Investor" pur-
ports thai most women
don't have the time or the
inclination to coordinate
famih investment ac-
counts. "...men are still
more likely than women
to take the lead with the
family financial account."
says Thomas. "Accord-
ring to a recent study .19
percent of wives said they
took control of financial
decision making, versus
38 percent of husbands.
Among female breadwin-
ners, 20 percent said they
were 'very well prepared'
to make wise financial
decisions, compared with
45 percent of their male
counterparts."
Thomas also quotes


a recent stuch that 'has
found that women differ
substantially from men in
how they relate to invest-
ing. They don't want to
hear about.. growth or
comparative performance
of different funds; they
want information about
reaching their long-term
goals, like purring a kid
through college.
Having advised male
and female investors both
singularly and as couples
for 18 years, I think it's
difficult to generalize or
stereotype. Each investor
is different, regardless of
gender. That said, it seems
certain that by neces-
sity women are becoming
and will become more


familiar with investing.
And it's certainly prefer-
able that women engage
the process prior to the
passing of a spouse, es-
pecially one who handled
all family finances. Many
husbands will establish a
relationship with a trusted
investment advisor for the
express purpose of easing
the financial transition for
their spouse if the hus-
band passes away first
Some statistical stud-
ies show that women are
more risk averse than
men. Ironically, the big-
gest single determinant of
risk tolerance that I experi-
ence as an advisor is not
gender, but age. Both gen-
ders generally exhibit less


risk tolerance as the%, grow
older, as they have less
time to make up for drastic
market downturns. This
age-based diminished risk
tolerance is not always
applicable, of course, as
each investor is different,
but generally age and not
gender has had a greater
impact on risk aversion.

Maaret R. McDowell. ChFC*.AIR.
a syndicated economic columnist
Chartered Financial Consultant
and Acredted Inestment
Fiduciary, is the founder of Arbor
Wealth Management. LLC. (850-
608-6121-www.arborweatth.net).
a "Fee-Only" Registered Invest-
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Destin. Arbor Wealth specializes in
portfolio management for clients
with $250,000 or more of investable
assets.


CUTE KIDS


Cy & Grady Smith of Oviedo, Fla.
Parents are Brian and Mica Smith.
Grandparents are Donna Skipper of
Malone, Michael and Judy Jackson of Dell-
wood, Steve and Debbie Smith of Savannah,
Ga., and Great-grandmother Johnnie Skipper
of Malone.


West Florida Pregnancy

and Family Center

increases office hours


Special to the Foridan

The West Florida Preg-
nancy and Family Center
has increased its office
hours.
Director MaryAnr Rock-
bumr announced that
the center will be adding
classes. on Wednesday
and Thursday.
The center was opened
more than 11 years ago to.
offer vital information to
abortion-minded wom-
en. Since then, several
babies have been saved.
The center also offers par-
enting and Bible classes
to anyone who is in need


Board*'
From Page 3A
Florida Law and Title VI
of the Civil 'Bights Act of
1964 prohibit discrimina-
tion in public accommo-
dation on the basis of race,
color, religion, sex, na-


of baby items. Credits
for taking the classes can
be exchanged for these
items.
The center is a ministry
of theWest Florida Baptist
Msociation. Rockbum
would also like to extend
an invitation to any like-
minded Christianwomen.
Withdincreased hours the
*center expects increased
opportunities to minister
in the area. All volunteers
will be trained afthe cen-
ter. For information call
638-0611. If yous church
would like to know more
aboutthe center, the in-
formation can be mailed.


tional origin handicap or
of marital status. People
believing they have been
discriminated against
on these conditions may
file a complaint with the
'Florida Commission 6on
Human Relations at 850-
488-7082 or 800-342-8170
(voice messaging).


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Chipola

Qftc Club


,' SUMITED 'W-O
Pictured ae MaryNell Grifiin, Community Outreach for the Backpack Programn Michael Kitts,
Supervisor of Federal Programs for the Jackson County School District Lester Fun, President
of Chipola Civic Club; Judy Lanier, President of the Pilot Club of Marianna. The $2800 donation
was accepted by Michael Kilts.

District's Weekend Backpack

program receives big boost


Special to the Floridan
The Chipola Civic Club
and the Pilot Club teamed
together to support the
Weekend Backpack pro-
gram. The program has
expanded to serve needy
children district-wide for


the 2013-2014 school year.
As of October 31, 180 chil-
dren are being served. The
program was developed
to meet the basic needs
of children experiencing
hunger in an effort to im-
prove their attentiveness
in school. It is difficult to


learn when you are won-
dering when and where
your next meal may be
provided: The program
sends home enough food
to provide breakfast, lunch
and dinner for the child for
Saturday and Sunday at a
cost of $5 per weekend.


MOOSE OF THE YEAR


0On Friday, Oct. 25 Marianna Nloose Governor
Jamie Davis presented the Moose of the Year
award to George Bernard. George works dili-
gently forthe benefit of the lodge and the lodge felt
he greattv'deserved this honor.


parade set

for Nov. 11
Special to the Floridan
On Nov. 11 at 5 p.m. the
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Post 12046 *of Marianna
will host the annual Veter-
an's Day Parade.
This year's parade will
have more than 40 entries
and will celebrate and give
thanks to all veterans who
have served this great na-
tion. Please come out and
show your support. The
parade will start at Madi-
son Street and conclude~at
Wynn Street. -
If you are interested in
participating, call Wallace
Wester, VFW Post 12046, at
209-1797.


SUBMITTED PHOTO
Cthpola Ensemble gathers before a recent concert The group wll present its fall performance
on Tuesday, Nov. 5.

CChipola College Ensemble


concert scheduled for Nov. 5


Special to the Florndan
The fall performance of
the Chipola College en-
sembles is set for Tuesday,
Nov. 5, at 7 p.m. in the
Center for the Arts.
The free concert will
feature jazz, an antipho-
nal choir, and voices from
throughout the commu-
nity that will give celestial
meaning to the season.
The Chipola Chamber


Chorus will be joined by
the Community Chorus
featuring local voices
from the area. The choral
ensembles are directed by
Chipola vocal instructor,
Dale Heidebrecht, who
joined the Chipola faculty
last year from the Univer-
sity of Colorado.
The Rock and Jazz En-
semble will perform a
variety of jazz, swing,
and popular music styles.


Improvisation is heavily
featured and the element
of uncertainty will keep
the audience listening for
what will happen next.
The Rock and Jazz Ensem-
ble are under the direction
of Craig Bean.
This eclectic evening of
music is free. For informa-
tion, contact the Fine and
Performing Arts Depart-
ment at Chipola College
at 718-2277.


NSDAR given fire prevention tips


Special to the Floridan
ChipolaChapter, NSDAR
members learned many
ways to prevent acciden-
tal home fires from a pro-
gram by Matt Striechert in


October.
Striechert, a detective
with the State Fire Mar-
shall Division, presented
a program that included
pictures from many of the
fires he has investigated


State
Homeless man shot in face
near downtown Orlando
ORLANDO Authorities said a
homeless man was recovering in a
hospital after being shot in the face near
downtown Orlando early Friday along
.West Central Boulevard.
Oriando television station WFTV
reports the 50-year-old m'anwas able to


across the panhandle.
For information about
DAR and the November
18th meeting please con-
tact Regent Carolyn Jor-
dan at 638-1947 or cdjor-
dan@bellsouth.net.


get to the Juvenile Assessment Center to
seek help after the shooting.
He was taken to the hospital where
police say he was in stable condition.
Police believe the gunman fired from
a passing car. They don't have a descrip-
tion ofthe suspect.
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Our Opinion



Ordinary, yet



extraordinary


A mong the riches of
our community is
JA: wealth of talent,
particularly artistic talent.
Jackson County residents
are fortunate today, be-
cause much of that talent
will be on displaythis
afternoon. 0
Today from 1-4 p.m. is
Sunday Afternoon with
the Arts, an endeavor that
has become a signature
event for our area. Fes-
tivities take place at the
Chipola College


Cultural Center.
An event such as this -
reveals the astonishing
depth and breadth of
the talent hidden among
us. There will be art in
various media, music
and literature, all created
aNd executed by ordinary
yet extraordinary people
who live and work in our
community.
Head out this afternoon
and show your support.
You'll.be dazzled, we're
sure.


Tampa Tribune

Keeping an eagle eye on

economic development


Gov. Rick Scott and
Florida lawmakers
who are quick to
shovel money to econom-
ic development should.
review a study that found
the public-private part-
nerships states often use
to pursue new business
frequently result in waste,
conflicts, extravagant sala-
ries and lack of oversight,.
Florida was among the
eight states outsourc-
ing economic develop-
ment functions that were
*reviewed in the study by
Good Jobs First, a non-
profit research center.
TWo years ago, a state
report found about one-
third of the 729 subsidy
contracts that Florida had
signed with businesses
over 10 years did not
bring the promised
results.
The'Tribune's Mike Sasso
earlier this year discov-
ered Enterprise Florida's
2012 Annual Incentives
Report omitted failing'
ventures in a program that
offers upfront funding to
relocating companies.
Sasso found 13 compa-
nies that participated in
the Quick Action Closing
Fund failed to generate
the required jobs, and
were left out of the official
tabulation. He also found
two companies that were
listedas hitting their goals*
actually were 1,300 jobs
behind schedule.
Yet Enterprise Florida
listed the state's economic
incentive efforts as 600
jobs ahead of schedule.
The Good Jobs First
study also recounts how
Enterprise Florida badly
misses its private


fundraising targets....
Independent govern-
ment watchdog Integrity
Florida<)ointed out earlier
this year that just more
than 2 percent of Enter-
prise Florida's revenue
came from private
investment contributions.
Another detail:
Enterprise Florida
Executive Director Gray
Swoope was given a
$70,000 bonus atop his
$230,000 annual salary
for "promised" jobs
that had not yet been
created.
Florida is hardly the only
state with questionable
economic development
practices.
A state audit found more
than 40 percent of the jobs
promised by the Indiana
Economic Development
Corp, never materialized.
Jobs Ohio obtained
more than $5.million in
public money without its
Legislature's knowledge,
widely intermingled pub-
lic and private funds, and
refused to name its
private donors, though
they may stand to ben-
efit from the agency's
subsidies.
There is no question
Florida And other states
need to invest in eco-'
nomic development, and
providing financial incen-
tives to attract companies
is often necessary in
today's highly' competitive
climate.
But the report indicates
entrusting such decisions
to quasi-private op-
erations without ensuring
rigorous oversight and
accountability is inviting
waste, if not scandal.


_M ZWSf


So sorry -apologies really do matter


In the health exchange website
debacle, Washington has moved
through denial, anger and
finger pointing. Now we've hit the
apology stage.
On Wednesday, Kathleen Sebe-
lius, the secretary of health and
human services, called the online
marketplace where people were
supposed to be able to compare
and buy insurance easily start-
ing Oct. 1 "a miserably frustrat-
*ing experience for way too many
Americans."
"You deserve better," she said at
a House Energy and Commerce
Committee hearing. "I apologize."
And when the terrier from Ten-
nessee, Republican Rep. Marsha
Blackburn, snapped at Sebelius,
asking who was responsible for
the mess, Sebelius said, "Hold me
accountable for the debacle. I'm
responsible."
A day earlier, Marilyn Tavenner, .
administrator of the Centers for
Medicare and Medicaid Services,
the agency responsible for setting
up-the online marketplaces, also
apologized. -
"To the millions of Americans
who've attempted to use Health-,
Care..gov to shop and enroll in
health care coverage, I want to
apologize to you that the Web
site has not worked as well as it
should," Tavenner said at a House
Ways and.Means Committee
-hearing.
President Barack Obama, while
stopping short of an actual apol-
ogy, has said "nobody is madder
than me." He apparently can't
brake for pronouns at a time like
this.
Seriously, the president must
be mad at himself for letting this
fiasco befall his signature legisla-


MarshaMercer

tive achievement. It's his legacy at
stake. Obama struck a confident
note'Wednesday in Boston, insist-
ing that the rollout problems are
solvable. A lot is riding on whether
the website is running smoothly
Nov. 30, as promised,
In his speech atTFaneuil Hall,,
Obama sought to clear up con-
fusion about his oft-repeated
promise that people could keep
their insurance under the new
system. Some people'who buy
health insurance on the individual
market have received cancellation
notices. Obama explained that a
few policies fail to meet consumer
protection standards in the health
law, but the people will be eligible
for better coverage and'possibly for
premium subsidies.
Typically, embattled public fig-
ures follow the old legal advice to
doctorsfacing malpractice claims:
"Defend and deny.", Testifying
before Congress, the lawyered-iip
contractors who engineered the
troubled marketplace avoided
showing even a smidgen of
remorse. -
When a top-level public servant
like Sibelius has'the wit to apolo-
gize and sound sincere, she con-
veys the sense that she gets it, that
she knows real people are being
hurt by her agencyWs ineptitude.
Don't get me wrong. An apol-
ogy manyapbolgies from


Washington won't shorten anyone's,
wait on HealthCare.gov or pay the
insurance premium. People want
results; they want their govern-
ment to work.
At the same time, though, people
should realize that Obamacare is a
moving political target.
"We did not wage this long and
contentious battle just around a
website," the president says. As
rocky as the rollout of the exchang-
es has been, the president insists,
the Affordable Care Act is already
working to make insurance more
readily available and affordable.
That, of course, won't satisfy the
law's foes.
Obama repeatedly says he'll work
with anyone who wants to fix the
law, but congressional Republicans
have no interest in mending it. If
it's not the website,-it's the canceled
policies or the cost of premiums or
something else. The GOP needs to
be accountable too.
Where, Republicans, is your
long-promised alternative to the
health law? Let us see it or help
fix what's broken.
A president saves his apologies
for big moments. He apologized.
Oct. 8, during the government
shutdown, for the unfolding fiscal
dramas in Washington.
; "To all the American people: I
apologize," he said, but he couldn't
resist turning the apology into a
rebuke,, saying what he needs to
do is to break his foes of their bad
habits mi negotiations.
An apology is not a solution,
but it is a start. It takes guts to say
you're sorry. Who'll be next?

Marsha Mercer-writes from Washington. You
may contact her at marsha.mercer@yahoo.
corn. @ 2013 Marsha Mercer. All rights reserved.


Tax-credit scandal bad omen for Obamacare


Under Obamacare, the In-
ternal Revenue Service will
determine who is eligible
for health insurance subsidies, and
it will deliver those subsidies, in the
form of tax credits, to millions of in-
dividual Americans. It's a huge job, -
and a critical one, involving hun-
dreds of billions of taxpayer dollars.
So it should go without saying that
the subsidies go only to people who
actually qualify for them. But a new
scandal within the IRS casts serious
doubt on whether that will happen.
The scandal involves a program
known as the Earned Income Tax
Credit. It is an anti-poverty program
in whith the government gives low-
income workers a tax refund larger
than their tax liability. For example,
a family with a $1,000 income tax
- liability might qualify for a credit
four times that large, and receive an
Earned Income Tax Credit payment
of $4,000. Another family with no
income tax liability at all might
qualify for the same lump-sum
payment
The government sends out be-
tween $60 billion and $70 billion a
year in Earned Income Tax Credit
payments. Now, a new IRS inspec-
tor general's report shows that a
huge amount of that- anywhere
between 21 and 30 percent, de-
pending on the year has been
given out improperly to recipients
who do not qualify for the payment
The inspector general estimates
that somewhere between $110 bil-
lion and $132 billion has been given
away in improper Earned Income
Tax Credit payments in the last
decade.
It's long been known that the
IRS throws taxpayer dollars away
through tax credits. President


ByronYobrk

Obama, who has sought to expand.
the Earned IncomeTax Credit pro-
gram, in 2009 signed an executive
order entitled "Reducing Improper
Payments and EliminatingWaste
in Federal Programs" that required
the IRS to come up with annual
"improper payment reduction tar-
gets." That was four years ago. It still
hasn't been done.
Don't look for it to be done
anytime soon. IRS officials told the -
inspector general that the program
was too complicated to administer
correctly, and even if it were less
complicated, they would not want
rigorous enforcement measures
to discourage legitimately quali-
fied people from applying for the
credit In the words of the inspector
general's report: "The IRS cited the
complexity of the Earned Income
Tax Credit program as well as the
need to balance the reduction in
improper payments while still
encouraging individuals to use the
credit as the two main reasons why
reduction targets have not been.'
established."
Given that, inspector general Rus-
sell George concluded, "The IRS is
unlikely to achieve any significant
reduction in Earned Income Tax
Credit improper payments." So,
look for billions more to be wasted
in improper payments this year.
And next year. And so on.


This is the very same IRS that will
administer Obamacare's subsidies
and penalties. Does anyone doubt
that in coming years the IRS will
use the same excuses -'complex-
ity, a desire not to discourage
qualified recipients to explain
its lack of enforcement, or perhaps
refusal to enforce, Obamacare's
requirements?
The process has already begun.
Back in July, the Obama administra-
tiori announced it will not require
state-run Obamacare exchanges
to verify whether individuals who
receive subsidies for health cover-
age are actually qualified for those
subsidies. The administration will
rely instead on an honor system in
which it accepts an applicant's word
that he or she is eligible a deci-
sion many analysts call an invita-
tion to fraud.
In September, the Republican-
controlled House passed a bill to
require verification for all subsidies.
This month, a much weakened ver-
sion of that proposal became part
of the settlement of the government
shutdown. But the bottom line is,
don't expect the federal government
to do much checking on who is
receiving subsidies.
Right now the public debate over
Obamacare is consumed by news of
the exchange website's failures. It's
a serious situation that could have
a long-lasting effect on the system.
But at some point the administra-
tion will fix its technical problems.
And then the news can move on to
the next stage of Obamacare dys-
function like a new scandal with
the IRS and subsidy payments.

Byron York is chief political correspondent for
The Washington Examiner.


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'Hackathon' aimed at helping migrants, research


The Associated Press

MIAMI Journalists,
activists and techies in 20
U.S. and Latin American
cities will brainstorm and
code their way toward
understanding 'migration
patterns across the West-
ern Hemisphere thisweek-
end, the latest effort to use
digital collaboration to re-
think immigration's role in
society
Backers of the Americas
Datafest say they hope
participants in the 48-hour
meetups will produce,
apps, websites or pro-
grams that can be useful
to migrants, the nonprofits
that work with them and
the researchers who study
these issues.
Datafest organizer Te-
resa Bouza first became
interested in creating
hackathons as a 2012 John
S. Knight fellow at Stan-
ford University, where she
sought to help journalists
become less afraid of big
data. She said the hack-
athons are also a moment
for those who usually work
in very different fields to
come together and show
off what they do.
"Mostpeople have atech-
nical background, since
without them you can't do
anything, but it's also really
important to have people
who know the problem,
because the developers are
really good with the coding
but may not understand
the issues," Bouza said.!
This weekend's patafests


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
MigraHack is the brainchild of journalist Clawua Nunez. A play on the Spanish word term for
immigration, the hackathons seek to foster seek to foster the use of technology and open data
in the immigration debate.


will take place in Miami at
Univision and Fusion net-
works' new headquarters;
at Harvard and Stanford
universities; and at other
colleges in Washington,
D.C., and Alabama. They
will also take place in
Mexico, South and Central
America, Canada and even
Madrid. Amnesty Interna-
tional, media companies
like EFE and Univision, and
tech firms like Facebook
and Microsoft are among
the sponsors. The top glob-
al projects will compete for
$2,000 awards.
Facebook and Microsoft
have become increasingly
vocal advocates of com-
prehensive immigration
reform, including mea-


sures to adjust the status
of the roughly 11 million
people living in the coun-
try illegally. Their imme-
diate interest lies in mak-
ing it easier to bring in
more temporary high-tech
workers, but Rane John-
son-Stempson, a principal
research director at Micro-
soft, said there are other
motivators.
"Ifyoulooktodayatwho's
programming, and who's
developing solutions, they
kind 6f all look the same,"
she said. "It's often a lot of
white males."
H'ackathons give stu-
dents the confidence to
consider a career in the in-
dustry. And international
hackathons tend to draw a


more diverse group, which
leads to more diverse ways
of considering problems
- and ultimately more in-
novation, she added.
Andrew Suciu is among
those helping to organize
the weekend's event at
Stanford. The computer
science graduate student,
whose own researchhas in-
cluded programs to predict
speed-dating outcomes,
said he was drawn to the
Datafest because he'd like
to see more computer sci-
ence research dedicated to
solving social issues rather
than building million-dol-
lar apps.
Bouza, who is the deputy
bureau chief for EFE in
Washington, previously


created Datafests to exam-
ine campaign finance and
money in politics. Those
hackathons produced
visual apps connecting
companies, the issues they
back and the politicians
they support; an electroni-
cally searchable database
of how the government is
spending its money that
can be updated daily; and
the website www.doescon-
gressreallysuck.com,
which lets readers use data
to judge the answer to the
question posed by the site's
name.
In the past year, hack-
ing about immigration
has gained increasing
attention. In June, Un-
docuTech, a partnership
between MIT's Center for
civic Media and the immi-'
grant youth-led United We
Dream, created.its first im-
migration hackathon: The
group followed up with a
storython in October to
help immigrants find new
digital formats to tell their
tales.
Rogello Alejandro Lo-
pez, who worked with
UndocuTech at MIT, said
there is a notion that youth,


particularly activists, are
tech-savvy, but that much
of what they produce is
surprisingly conventional.
"There are a lot of folks
using tech and media," he
said, "but it's keeping up
the 1Witter Page and the
Facebook, the novelty has
worn off," he said. "They're
looking to create some-
thing new."
Lopez is particularly in-
terested in expanding to
involve families and even
children in the events.
Meanwhile, Claudia
Nunez, another former
Knight Fellow who now
works for Human Rights
Watch, created MigraHack
last year, first in Los Ange-
les and then in Chicago, to
teach journalists and the
public the- power of data
through programming.
The top winners of Migra-
Hack, a play on the Spah-
ish term for immigration
authorities, included an
interactive map showing
how many times detained
immigrants were trans-
ferred before being de-
ported and a program that
challenged users to draw
the U.S.-Mexican border.


Scott departs on trade trip to east Asia


The Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE Florida
Gov., Rick -Scott left Satur-
day for a weeklong trip to
Japan, marking the 10th
time he has gone overseas
to promote the state since
he took office nearly three
years ago.
Scott, along with his wife,
Ann Scott, will lead a con-
tingent of more than 20
people from the Sunshine
State, including the head
of the state's largest util-
ity company and execu-
tives from te state's citrus
industry.
Thegovernor'stravelcosts
are picked up by Enterprise
Florida, which uses pri-
vate donations from large


Florida-based companies.
While some have ques-
tioned whether the trips
are successful, Scott has
defended going.
Japan is a major trading
partner with Florida and
more than 270,000 Japa-
nese tourists visit the state
each year. There are an es-
timated 119 Japanese com-
panies employing 20,000
people located in the Sun-
shine State,.
"Florida is undoubtedly
the number one tourist
and business destination
and our upcoming trip to
Japan will allow us to meet
with Japanese business
leaders and talk with them
about why they should in-
vest in Florida and create


jobs for our families," Scott in office a
said about the trip. missions.
This marks Scott's first During
trade-related trip to East Scott will
Asia. He has taken previ- Tokyo, Os
ous economic develop- and his s
ment trips to the South meetings
America countries of Bra- ecutives a
zil, Colombia and Chile wifh U.S.
as well as Israel, England, country.
France, Spain, Canada-and
Panama. Scott has already
taken more trade trips
abroad than former Gov.
Charlie Crist did during his
four years in office.
Scott is scheduled to visit
the Dominican Republic
early next year. The for-
mer health care company
executive is on a pace to 4
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stop shooting
WEST PARK-A 17-
year-old boy has been
arrested in a shooting at a
South Florida school bus
stop.
The Broward Sheriff's
* Office says the West Park
boy was attempting to
shoot another boy walk-
ing toward the bus stop
Friday-morning.
Authorities say four
shots were fired, including
one that grazed the neck
of 17-year-old Makeda
Elliott of Pembroke Park.
She was treated at a Mi-
ami trauma center
and released.
The shooting hap-
pened near an elementary
school, which had not yet
opened. No one else was
injured.
According to the sheriff's
office, the 17-year-old boy
was taken into custody at
Hallandale High School,
and he remained in cus-
tody late Friday. Authori-
ties-say he faces charges of
premeditated attempted
murder, felony murder
and shooting at an
occupied dwelling.

Body of missing
school nurse ID'd
WEST PALM BEACH,
Authorities say they
have identified the body
of a missing South Florida
school nurse.
The Palm Beach County
Sheriff's Office said late
Friday that the body of
Kimberly Lindsey had
been found in Hendry
County. Authorities say


the case is now a homi-
cide investigation.
According to the sheriff's
,office, there had been
a violent confronta-
tion at Lindsey's Palm
Beach Gardens home,
"after which the body was
removed and taken to the
remote areawhere it was
discovered."
Lindsey was last seen
Sunday and she gave no
indication that anything
was wrong in a text mes-
sage to her daughter that
night. Officials at Bak
Middle School of the
Arts in West Palm Beach
reported her missing
Monday.
Authorities .say the cause
of death has not yet been
determined.

Tern's death in
standoff was suicide
ORANGE PARK State
officials have concluded
that a teenager who died
after a standoff with
northeast Florida sheriff's
deputies died of a self-in-
flicted gunshot wound.
The Florida Times-
Union obtained Friday
the results of a Florida
Department of Law En-
forcement investigation
into the June death of 15-
year-old Hadrian Miquel
Rabadan.
The teen suffered a sin-
gle gunshot wound to the
head near his Orange Park
home. Investigators said a
Clay County deputy fired
a single shot at Hadrian
when he heard a gunshot
from the teen's position
behind a bush. A gun was
found by the teen.


The Duval County Medi-
cal Examiner ruled the
teen's death a suicide.,An
FDLE spokeswoman said
the fatal gunshot wound
was self-inflicted.
Deputies went to
Hadrian's house after his
'grandmother reported
that he was making sui-
cidal threats.

Bond! meets with
American Airlines
TALLAHASSEE Flor-
ida Attorney General
Pam Bondi says she had
a productive face-to-face
meeting with the head of,
American Airlines.
Bondi disclosed in a
press release that she met
Friday with Tom Horton,
chairman andCEO of the
company. A Bondi spokes-
woman said she could not
provide additional details.
In August, Florida joined
with the U.S. Department
of Justice to stop the pro-
posed merger of American
Airlines and US
Airways.
Bondi said she was
"hopeful" that the state
could reach a "timely
resolution" of the lawsuit.
There have been news
reports this week about
a potential settlement in
advance of the case
going to trial later this
month.
When the state first
joined the lawsuit, Bondi
called the merger "anti-
competitive" and said
the lawsuit could save
consumers from increases
in prices.

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Sticker shock follows cancellation | -
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MIAMI Dean Griffin
liked the health insurance
he purchased for himself
and his wife three years
ago and thought he'd be
able to keep the plan even
after the federal Affordable
Care Act took effect-
But the 64-year-old re-
cently received a letter
notifying him the plan was
being canceled because it
didn't cover certain ben-
efits required under the
law.
The Griffins, who live
near Philadelphia, pay
$770 monthly for 'their
soon-to-be-terminated
health care plan with a
$2,500 deductible. The
cheapest plan they found
on their state insurance
exchange was a so-called
bronze plan charging a
$1,275 monthly premium
with deductibles totaling
$12,700. It covers only pro-
viders in Pennsylvania, so
the couple, who live near
Delaware, won't be able to
see doctors they've used
for more than a decade.
"We're buying insurance
that we will never use and
can't possibly ever benefit
from. We're basically pass-
ing on a benefit to other
people who are not other-
wise able to buy basic in-
surance," said Griffin, who
is retired from running an
information technology
company.
The Griffins are among
millions of. people na-
tionwide who buy indi-
vidual insurance policies
and are receiving notices
that those policies are be-
ing discontinued because
they don't meet. the higher
benefit requirements of
the new law.
They can buy different
policies directly from in-
surers for 2014 or sign up
for plans on state insur-
ance exchanges. While
lower-income people
could see lower costs be-
cause of government sub-
sidies, many in the middle
class may get rude awak-


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Dean and Mary Lou Griffin are among millions of Americans whose health insurance policies
have been cancelled because they don't meet the requirements of the new health care law.


enings when they access
the websites and realize
they'll have to pay signifi-
cantly more.
Those not eligible for
subsidies generally receive
more comprehensive cov-
erage than they had under
their soon-to-be-canceled
policies, but they'll have to
pay a lot more.
Because of the higher
cost, the Griffins are con-
sidering paying the federal
penalty about $100 or
1 percent of income next
year rather than buy-
ing health insurance. They
say they are healthy and
don't typically run up large
health care costs. Dean
Griffin said that will be
cheaper because it's un-
likely they will get past the
nearly $13,000 -deductible
for the coverage to kick in.
Individual health insur-
ance policies are being
canceled-because the Af-
fordable Care Act requires
plans to cover certain ben-
efits,' such as maternity
care, hospital visits and
mental illness. The law
also caps annual,, out-of-
pocket costs consumers,
will pay, each year.
In the past, consum-
ers could get relatively
inexpensive, bare-bones


coverage, but those plans
will no longer be avail-
able. Many consumers are
frustrated by what they
call forced upgrades as
they're pushed into plans
with coverage options they
don't necessarily want.
Ken Davis, who manages
a fast food restaurant in
Austin, Texas, is recovering
from sticker shock after
the small-business policy
offered by his employer
was canceled for the same
reasons individual policies-
are being discontinued.
His company pays about
$100 monthly for his ba-
sic health plan. He said
he'll now have to pay $600
monthly for a mid-tier sil-
ver plan on the state ex-
change. The family policy
also covers his 8-year-old
son. Even though the fed-
eral government is con-
tributing a $500 subsidy,
he said the $600 he's left to
pay is too high. He's con-
sidering the penalty.
"I feel like they're forcing
me to'do something that I
don't want to do or need to
do," Davis, 40, said.
Owners of canceled poli-
cies have a few options.
They can stay in the same
plan for, the same price
for one more' year if they


have one of the few plans
that were grandfathered
in. They can buy a similar
plan with upgraded ben-
efits that meets the new
standards -likely at a cost
increase. Or, if they make
less than $45,960 for -a
single adult or $94,200 for
a family of four, they may
qualify for subsidies.
Just because a policy
doesn't comply with the
law doesn't mean consum-
ers will get cancellation
letters. They may get no-
tices saying existing poli-
cies are being amended
with new benefits and will
come with higher premi-
ums. Some states, includ-
ing Virginia and Kentucky,
required insurers to cancel
old policies and start from
scratch instead of beefing
up existing ones.
It's unclear how many
individual plans are being
canceled. But it's likely in
the millions. Insurance
industry experts estimate
that about 14 million peo-
ple, or 5 percent of the to-'
tal market for health care
coverage, buy individual
policies.


job as Democrat


The Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE For-
mer Republican governor-
turned Democrat Charlie
Crist took the first step Fri-
day toward attempting to
reclaim his old job with a
new party, paving the way
for a bitter contest that will
be one of the most watched
in the nation.
Crist filed paperwork to
get in the race and is now
the front-runner to rep-
resent Democrats against
Republican Gov. Rick
Scott, one of the most un-
popular chief executives in
the country. Scott, though,
will be well-financed and is
expected to spend as much
as $25 million in attack ads
against Crist.
For Crist, he is hoping
to revive a political career
that seemingly crashed
when he left the GOP and
lost an independent run
for U.S. Senate to Republi-
can Marco Rubio in 2010.
Crist has a 10 a.m. event
scheduled in a park near
his St. Petersburg home to
kick off his campaign.
"I'm looking forward to
Monday and making it offi-
cial in everyway," Crist said
Friday. "I just hope that the
message that we deliver
will lift Florida's spirits and
let her know that there's a
brighter future tomorrow.
And it's coming."
There was little-doubt he
was getting into the race.
He has been preparing a
team of advisers and has
set up a website for the
potential campaign. His
addresses to Democratic
groups have increasingly
sounded like campaign
speeches.
"What a surprise," 'said
former state I Sen. Nan
Rich, who was alone in the
.Democratic primary until


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Former Florida Gov. Charlie
Crist is gearing up for
another gubernatorial bid as
a Democrat
now. "He's been running.
for a year, he's finally an-
nounced and I think every-
body knew he was going to
do this."
If he succeeds, it will be
an amazing turnaround
for the person who many
thought could be 2008
GOP presidential nomi-
nee John McCain's running
mate, if not a Republican
presidential candidate in
his own right.
Republicanshave pound-
ed Crist for months antici-
pating the announcement,
calling him a political op-
portunist who will say and
do anything to remain po-
litically relevant.
"He wanted to be in D.C.
a couple of years ago, that's
where he wanted to solve
all the world's problems,
and now he feels he wants
to be back as governor
without any good reason,"
said Lenny Curry, chair-
man of Florida's Republi-
can Party. "Rick Scott has
a record of success to run
on and Charlie has a life-
long 'It's all about Charlie'
to run on."
Grist's ability to connect
with people has often been
compared to that of former
President Bill Clinton.


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vember 1, 2013 in Tallahas-
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and one great-great-grand-
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of his life. He always had
time to share a joke or tell a
story but was always
brought to tears when
speaking about his Savior.
Pop was known through-
out Jackson County. as a
great fisherman. If he had
kept a record of everyone
he took fishing it would
have been in the hundreds.
After he moved to Century,
FL in 2006 he continued to
fish, but also became a
fisher of men. He never
met a stranger, spreading
the gospel to who ever he
,happen to run into in the


community.
He is preceded in death
by his parents, one brother,
Louie, three sisters, Opal
Broomes, Patsy Gray and
Joyce Braxton; one daugh-
ter, Kimberly Mae Shouppe
and grandson. Tyler
Goetter.
John is survived by one
sister, Ann (Jerome) Per-
kdns. His children, Abby
(Glenn) Goetter, Greg
(Gail) Shouppe, and Joey
Shouppe. Grandchildren;
Galen, Sarah (Tony), Mor-
gan (Gwen), Hannah,
Camilah, Gavin, Georgia,
Natalie, Patton, Audrey,
and Jed. Great-grandson:
Anthony, Jr.
Family will receive
friends from 9:00 am. until
services begins at 11:00
a.n., Monday, November
4, 2013 at Marianna Chapel
Funeral Home. Interment
will follow at Pilgrim's Rest
Cemetery in Cottondale, FL
Pallbearers: Morgan Go-
etter, Gerald Perkins, Tony
Perkins, Gavin Shouppe,
and Chad Smith.
Honorary Pallbearers:
Patton Goetter and Chris
Perkins
Marianna Chapel Funer-
al Home is charge of ar-
rangements.


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State gets more than 19,000


comments on standards


TheAssocated Press

TALLAHASSEE Gov.
Rick Scott's decision to
review the state's new
school standards trig-
gered an avalanche of
comments. suggestions
and protest from parents,
teachers and residents.
When the Florida De-
partment of Education
finally stopped accepting
comments on Thursday
at midnight, more than
19,000 had been filed.
Three public hearings
were also held around
the state that went on
for hours as some critics
derided the standards as
anti-American or part of
a strategy to force school
children to take more
high-stakes testing.
Scott asked for the
hearings and review of
the standards amid a
growing backlash, much
of coming it from con-
servative activists and
the Republican Party of
Florida.
The question now is
whether or not state offi-
cials will alter or aban-
don outright the stan-
dards based on the flood
of comments.
Before the hearings,
members of the State


THE ASSOMATED PRESS
Hillsborough County Public Schools District Resource
Teacher Donna D eSena speaks in favor of the Common Core
standards during a hearing at Hillsborough Community
College on Oct 15.
Board of Education adopted by 45 states and
the appointed panel that the District of Columbia.
oversees the state's pub- In September, the Re-
lic school system said publican governor called
they remained commit- for public hearings and
ted to the Common Core set the groundwork for
State Standards. the state to pull out of a
Joe Follick, a spokes- consortium developing
man for DOE, said that a national test to see if
the comments would school children are meet-
be analyzed and that an ing the new standards.
overview would be pro- Common Core State
vided to board members Standards are a result of
at their Nov. 19 meeting. an initiative sponsored
Scott initially backed by the National Gover-
Common Core stan- nors Association and the
dards, which set uniform Council of Chief State
benchmarks for reading, School Officers. Oppo-
writing and math. But in nents see them as the
the last few months he nationalization of edu-
has refused to take a firm cation policy and stan-
position on Florida's tran- dards, something they
sition' to the new stan- say should be left to the
dards, which have been states.


State reaches $28 million pension settlement


The Assocated Press

TALLAHASSEE- Florida
is getting a $28 million pay-
ment to settle allegations
that Bank of NewYork Mel-
lon overcharged the state's
massive pension fund.
The settlement -comes
slightly more than two
years after Attorney' Gen-
eral Pam Bondi first sued
the bank that acts as rain
custodian of the Florida.


Retirement Systepm. Nearly statement.. overcharged the state for
1 million current and re- The settlement also re- foreign currency exchang-
tired public employees are solves separate allegations es by trading them in such
enrolled in the state's pen-. involving investments a vsay that the state either
sion plan. made by the bank on be- paid too much or got paid
Bondi contended the. half of the pension fund too little.
settlement, represented ito a company that later Under the terms of
."full compensation" to the went into receivership, dhe settlement which
state. / Bondi's initial lawsuit was signed on Thursday
"We worked hard to which built on the fil- Bank of New York Mel-
achieve this substan nig of a previous whistle- ton will- pay $28 million
tial recovery on behalf of blower complaint against to the state pension fund.
Florida's retirement fund," the bank contended within the next two weeks.
Bondi said in, a written Bank of New York Mellon The bank also agreed that


over the next decade it will
give a credit worth up to
$500,000 a year on any fees
charged to the state agen-
cy that oversees the pen-
sion fund. Bondi's office
also will receive $100,000
to cover legal expenses.
A Bank of New York Mel-
Ion spokesman said the
institution'was pleased to
reach an agreement that
will allow it to continue
working for the state.-


When the lawsuit was
first filed the bank called
it,"unwarranted" and said
that it "reflects. a flawed
understanding of foreign
currency markets."
Kevin Heine, a spokes-
man for/Bank of New York
Mellon, said Friday that
the bank "viewed these is-
sues as commercial mat-
ters and we have taken a
pragmatic approach to re-
solving them."


'Hyda from 15th Street.-
jO lCS .All ,these instances alleged-..
Fo PageiA lytook placeiin-late20ll.
From Page 1A Another complaint
against Jones charged him
up by the dealer. Jones with tampering with or
provided a bill of sale to harassing: a victim, in. an
the dealer which indicated. 'alleged incident involving
there were no liens on the phone calls, to the victim
vehicle, but the owner of 'whose 1989 Buick was tak-
the' car told authorities that. en and sold.!
she did not give the car t9 Jones was also charged
Jones or authorize any- with .official misconduct
one to remove it from her in the misuse of his public
property on 11th Street in office. In that case, Jones
Malone. was accused of contacting
Authorities charged a Jackson County law en-
Jones with several addi- forcement official in mid-
tional counts of grand theft April of 2012 and advising
auto and dealing in stolen' the officerI that the town
property as well, and those was towing abandoned
cases are still pending in vehicles from private
court. property where there was
In one of those, cases, a violation 'of' the towns
Jones was accused of hav- ordinance ,against aban-
ingthe scrap dealer remove downedd vehicles/property,
a 1989 Buick towed from and asked the officer to
9th Avenue in Malone, refer any complaints about
without permission 'from those actions' to him or
the owner, and of receiving to the mayor of the town.
$319 in that transaction. In charging him, officials
He. was also accused of wrote in the compliant
having a 1993 Buick re- that Jones allegedly "by un-
moved under the same lawfully and with corrupt
circumstances from a lo- intent to obtain benefit to .
cation on 12th Street, and himself, by obstructing,
of receiving compensation delaying or preventing the
for that vehicle as well. communication of infor-
He was also accused of mation relating to the com-
being involved in the re- mission of a felony that di-
moval and sale of a 1996 rectiy involved or affected
Oldsmobile. and a 1998 the city of Malone."


Pearls
From Page IA

Wooden said the
will help defray c
sociated with 1
in special speaker
out of town who:
ing would be pai<
program.
Wooden said she
her program "C


Pearls"-to denote the fact
that developing into a
successful woman is ,a
process.
Some of the program
money highlights are a one-day
;osts as- workshop on physical
bringing fitness, a modeling class
-rs from that promotes physical
te lodg- poise,7 a tutorial on effec-
i by the tive skin care rituals, an
entrepreneurship class,
named and a financial planning
irls of and record-keeping ses-


Parade
From Page 1A

earmarked for downtown
improvements, she said.
It's set to begin at 5:30
p.m.
By then, Winterfest will


have been well underway;
it begins at 3 p.m. Brunner
is hoping that the Jackson
County community will
take, advantage of that
2.5-hour stretch to visit
all the craft and food ven-
dors that will be open in
Madison Street Park and
Confederate Park, as well


sion, a character explora-
,tion day, an acting class,
an art of dance workshop,
and a community service
session.
in a news release about..
'thefprogram, Wooten said
the mission is to enhance
girls' lives and provide'
them life experiences that
will help them reach their
maximum potential.
Wooden is in her fourth
.year of teaching at River-


as the stores that line the
downtown area.
Brunner said the Vintage
Christmas theme has al-
ready attracted one time-
less, ageless special guest:
Santa Claus is coming to
town for the day.
Meanwhile, Brunner is
looking for as many qual-


side. She graduated from
Marianna High School
in 2005, graduated from
Chipola College with a
BA in elementary educa-
tion and from the Uni-
versity of Phoenix with a
Masters degree in educa-
tion/administration and
supervision. She is the
founder and chore-
ographer of United to
Praise Dance Ministry in
Marianna.


ity craft and food vendors
as she can find and fit into
vendor's row at' the two
parks.
To download a parade
or' vendor form, you can
visit www.cityofmarianna.
com or; for more informa-
tion, callBrunner at (850)
718-1022.


er or the postal service, the cards. This arrest is the re-
according to police, Bod- Bodkin was charged suit of a joint investiga-
B o k n 1dkin redeemed the cards. with fraudulent use of a tion between MPD, the
From Page 1A He allegedly used them on credit card, grand theft, Jackson County Sheriff's
multiple occasions, until and theft of a credit Office, and the United
Rather than returning the funds were depleted, card delivered by States Postal Inspection
them to the rightful own-- and then disposed of mistake. Service.


Injury declaration for oyster
in-ustry a -poved
APALACMCOIA The U.S.
Small Business Administration has
approved an economic injury dec-


laration Gov. Rick Scott requested
for parts of the Florida Panhandle
affected by the collapse of the com-
mercial oyster fishery.
The News Herald that Franklin,
Gulf, Liberty and Wakulla coun-


ties are included in the declaration
approved Friday. Small businesses
will be eligible for as much as $2
million in low-interest loans.

The Associated Press


Scam~
From Page 1A

victim's Social Security
Number.
P Scammers spoof the
IRS toll-free number on
caller ID to make it appear
that it's the IRS calling.
x Scammers sometimes
send bogus IRS. emails to
some victims to support
their bogus calls.
a Victims hear


background noise of other
calls being conducted to
mimic a call site.
D After threatening vic-
tims with jail time or
driver's license revoca-
tion, scammers hang up
and others soon call back
pretending to be from the
local police or DMV, and
the caller ID supports their
claim.,
If you get a phone call
from someone claiming
to be from the IRS, here's
what you should do:


If you know you owe
taxes or you think you
might owe taxes, call the
IRS at 800-829-1040. The
IRS employees at that line
can help you with a pay-
ment issue if there really
is such an issue.
i If you know you don't
owe taxes or have no rea-
son to think that you owe
any taxes (for example,
you've never received a bill
or the caller made some
bogus threats as described
above), then call and re-


port the incident to the
Treasury Inspector Gen-
eral for Tax Administration
at 800-366-4484.
9 If you've been targeted
by this scam, you should
also contact the Federal
Trade Commission and use
their "FTC Complaint As-
sistant" at FTC.gov. Please
add "IRS Telephone Scam"
to the comments of your
complaint
Taxpayers should be
aware that there are other
unrelated scams (such as


a lottery sweepstakes) and
solicitations (such as debt
relief) that fraudulently
claim to be from the IRS.
The IRS encourages tax-
payers to be vigilant against
phone and email scams
that use the IRS as a lure.
The IRS does. not initiate
contact with taxpayers by
email to request personal
or financial information.
This includes any type of
electroniccommunication,
such as text messages and
social media channels. The


IRS also does not ask for
PINs, passwords or simi-
lar confidential access in-
formation for credit card,
bank or other financial ac-
counts. Recipients should
not open any attachments
or click on any links con-
tamed in the message.
Instead, forward the email
to phishing@irs.gov.
More information on
how to report phishing
scams involving the IRS is
available on the genuine
IRS website, IRS.gov.


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NJ police: LAX shooting suspect sent suicidal text


The Assciateid Press

PENNSVILLE, N.J. -The
father of the young man
suspected of carrying out
a fatal shooting at Los An-
geles International Airport
called his local police chief
around the time of the
shooting to report that his
son had sent a suicidal text
message to a sibling and he
needed to find him, a New
Jersey police chief said.
Paul Ciancia, the owner
of an auto-body shop in
southern New Jersey and
father of the 23-year-old
suspect of the same name,
called Pennsville Police
Chief Allen Cummings in
the early aftiemoon to tell


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Los Angeles police and California Highway Patrol officers
patrol in front of Terminal 3 after a shooting at Los Angeles
International Airport on Friday.


him one of his children had
received a text message
from the younger Ciancia


"in reference to him taking
his own life," the chief told
The Associated Press.


Across the country and
around the same tme
Friday, authorities say,
his son was shooting his
way past a security check-
point at the airport with a
semi-automatic rifle, kill-
ing a security officer and
wounding other people.
Ciancia was injured in a
shootout and taken into
custody, police said-
A motive wasn't dear,
but Ciancia was wearing
fatigues and carrying a bag
containing a handwritten
note that said he "wanted
to kill TSA and pigs," ac-
cording to a law enforce-
ment official who was
not authorized to discuss
the investigation publicly


and spoke qn condition of
anonymity.
Cummings said his po-
lice department in Penns-
ville, N.J., had never had
dealings with the younger
Ciancia, and neighbors
in the working-class city
of about 14,000 across
the broad Delaware River
from Wilmington, Del.,
didn't have a clue anything
might have been wrong.
"He was never weird to-
ward me. He never gave
me any weird vibes," said
17-year-old neighbor Josh
Pagan, adding that in the
10 years he has lived across
the street from the Ciancia
family, "they've been noth-
ing but nice to us."


The suspect's father has.
been involved with Penns-
ville's Fraternal Order of
Police, said Pagan's father,
Orlando, a lieutenant in
nearby Penns Grove.
The suspect graduated
in 2008 from Salesianum
School, an all-boys Ro-
man Catholic school in
Wilmington, the school
said.
After getting the call
from Ciancia's father,
Chief Cummings reached
out to rLos Angeles police,
who sent a patrol car to
Ciancia's apartment, Cum-
mings said. It wasn't clear
whether the police visited
before, during or after the
airport shooting.


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Bulldogs eliminated by Seminoles


BYDUSTIN KENT
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The Florida High Seminoles
clinched a District 1 champion-
ship and eliminated the Marian-
na Bulldogs from playoff conten-
tion Friday night in Tallahassee


with a 17-7 victory.
The Seminoles scored a touch-
8^ down on their first
possession of the
game, added an-
other score late in
the second quarter
to take a 14-7 lead at halftime,


and then put the game away
with a late field goal to finish
with a 3-0 league record this
season.
Marianna fell to 1-2 in the dis-
trict and 2-7 overall after losing
another closely contested dis-
trict game, previously losing to


East Gadsden 27-25 on Oct. 4.
It was a tough loss for the
Bulldogs, who continued their
season-long trend of being wry
competitive with the best teams
on the schedule but not being
able to close it out in the fourth
quarter.


Despite the loss, first-year Mar-
ianna coach Mark Beach said he
was happy with the way his play-
ers competed Friday and the
way they progressed throughout
the season.
See BULLDOGS, Page 10B


HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL





Playoff bound


PHOTO BYJOSH MATTOX/.FORTHE FLORIDAN
Cottondale's Norris Calhoun (5) runs through the Graceville defense during Friday's district game in Graceville. Calhoun
rushed for 247 yards and two touchdowns to lift the Hornets to a 30-14 victory and a berth in the 1A playoffs.


Hornets'ground

game overwhelms

Tigers in victory
BY DUSTIN KENT
dkent@jcfloridan.com

GRACEVILLE After losing their
top rusher, passer, receiver, and
tackler from last year's District 2
runner-up team, there weren't a lot
of people who had the Cottondale
Hornets pegged for a return trip to
the playoffs when the 2013 season
began.
But after a decisive, 30-14 road
victory over the Graceville Tigers on
Friday, that's exactly where they're
headed.
The Honrets gashed their archri-
vals for 501 yards on the ground,


"These seniors did a tremendous
job. Theyfight and dawevery
game. To come over to Graceville
withthese seniors and make -
the playoffs, tiat's why football
is great. Ifyou can't get excited
about that, you need tofind a
new business."
Mike Melvin,
Cottondale head coach

with senior Norris Calhoun going
for 247 yards on 19 carries and two
touchdowns to lead the way.
The win, combined with Ver-
non's victory over Sneads on Fri-
day, clinched the runner-up spot
in the league standings for the
Hornets, who will get a week off
before traveling to Baker to take
on the District 1 champion Gators


in the 1A Regional Semifinals on
Nbv.-15.
/"It's wonderful., It's just great,"
Hornets head coach Mike Melvin
said of his team's accomplishment
after the game. "These seniors did
a tremendous job. They fight. and
claw every game. To come over to
Graceville with these seniors and
make the playoffs, that's why foot-
ball is great. If you can't get excited
about that, you need to find a new
business."
,Calhoun got the Hornets on the
board first with a 75-yard touch-
down run with 3:18 left in the first
quarter, then scored the two-point
play to make it 8-0.
The Tigers tied it up midway
through the second period with a
12-play, 84-yard drive that culmi-
nated in a 1-yard TD run by Jared
See HORNETS, Page 10B


Sneads Ibotball


Vernon clinches


district with


win over Pirates

BY DUSTIN KENT
dkent@jcfloridan.com

The Sneads Pirates' dreams of making their first
trip to tie postseason since 2003 were denied
Friday night by the Vernon Yellowjackets, who
took a 35-19 win in Sneads to clinch the District 2
championship.
With the win, Vernon finished the league season
a perfect 4-0, with Sneads falling to 2-2 and ending
up in third place in the district standings behind
the 3-1 Cottondale Hornets, who beat Graceville on
Friday to clinch'the runner-up spot.
It was a disappointing result for the Pirates, who
had high hopes following back-to-back district
wins over Graceville and Wewahitchka last month,
but coach Bill Thomas said he was satisfied with
what his players gave him all season.
"I told them before the game and I told them af-
ter that, win or lose, I was proud of their effort this
year. They're still great kids and a good ball team.
We just fell short a couple of plays," he said.,"A lot
of times when you get in, tight ballgames, the team
with more experience pulls it out. I just wish that
we could take back a few plays."
Things couldn't have gotten off to a rockier start
for the Pirates on Friday when Vernon took the
opening kickoff all the way for a touchdownto take
a 7-0 lead.
But Sneads answered right back with a scoring
drive of its own, with Antwan Durn scoring from 4
yards outto tie it up.
Veron led 14-7 after one quarter, but the Pirates
responded with a punt return touchdown by Javar-
ris Goodson with 2:41 left in the second period to
See SNEADS, Page 10B


rnu.uPHOTl ninNA MLCCAArnEY/Frun nTrEuny.iN
Vernon gets set to run a play against Sneads during a
district game Friday night in Sneads. The Yellowjackets
beat the Pirates 35-19 to clinch the District 2
championship.


Indians rally

from 20 down

in season opener

BYDUSTIN KENT
dkent@jcfloridan.com

The No. 7 Chipola Indians rallied back from
20 points down to knock off No. 18 East Geor-
gia State 92-89 in the regular season opener
Friday night at the Milton H. Johnson Health
Center.
The Indians were without two of their best play-
ers in All Panhandle Conference sophomores
Demetrious Floyd and Cinmepn Bowers, and it
showed early on.
East Georgia State broke open a 9-9 game in the
first half with a 17-2 run and moved ahead by as
much as 20 points.
See INDIANS, Page 10B


Chipoa's Jamaar McKay (15) leaps past East Georgia
defenders for a layup during the Indians' season-opening
92-89 victory Friday night at the Milton H.Johinson Health
Center.


Middle School Basketball

Bullpups teams win big


BY SHEILAMADER
Foridan Correspondent

The Marianna Middle
School boys basketball A
team treated first-year coach
Andrew Wilson to a resound-
ing 57-25 victory over cross
county rival Cottondale.
The homecourt advantage
did little to help the young
Hornets, wih Werlean Pollock
picking up 10 of his 12 points
in the first quarter to give the
Bullpups to a 25-16 first half
lead.
In the second half, it was
Mileak Wimes scoring eight
of his 12 points and Jabari
Kirkland adding nine of his
11, with Marianna's defense
keeping the Hornets in single
digits.


The BulUpups B team also
picked up a 29-18 win over the
Hornets, as Trey Freeman led
the Bullpups with 14 points,
while Stefan McMillian was
on the board with eight
For Cottondale, Dayvon
Garrett scored eight points.
After both games, Wil-
son said he was pleased to
get the first game under his
belt
"The boys played well, espe-
cially only having three days of
practice," he said. "They kept
the tempo where they wanted
it and it definitely showed on
the court. Hopefully, we will
be ready to do the same for
the home crowd on Monday."
Marianna will host Cotton-
dale on Monday with games
at 5 and 6 p.m.


SEC CONTEST
Georgia and Florida
square off in annual
contest at Jackson-
ville. See which team
won on Page 28.


Chipola Basketball


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College Football



Shawls 4 TDs lead



Gamecocks to win


The Associated Press

COLUMBIA. S.C. Steve
Spurrier didn't like much
of what he saw from South
Carolina's offense Satur-
day. He was very pleased,
however, that the Game-
cocks defense looked
like its dominating, old
self against Mississippi
State.
Connor Shaw passed for
four touchdowns, Mike
Davis moved past 1,000
yards this season and the
14th-ranked Gamecocks
got five turnovers to de-
feat the Bulldogs 34-16
for their school-record
tying 15th straight home


Georgia tight end Artuwr Lynch (88) makes a move to get past Florida defensive back
Marcus Roberson (5) on a 31-yard pass play during the game in Jacksonville on Saturday.



Georgia holds on



to edge rival Florida


The Associated Press

JACKSONVILLE -Todd Gurley scored
twice in his first game in more than a
month, helping Georgia-beat rival Flor-
ida 23-20 on Saturday
Gurley returned from an ankle in-
jury and totaled 187 yards, finding the
end zone on a 5-yard run and a 73-
yard reception. The Bulldogs scored
on their first 'four possessions, taking
a 20-0 lead that looked like it would
be enough against one of the South-
eastern Conference's most anemic
offenses. I
But the Gators rallied, taking advan-
tage of a fumble,' a safety and some
questionable play calls to seize mo-
mentum in a weird, wacky and chippy
game.
Florida cut it to 23-20 early in the
fourth, putting Georgia on its heels af-
ter a failed fourth-down run followed by
a huge defensive penalty. But the Gators


faltered down the stretch.
Georgia (5-3, 4-2 SEC) won its third
in a row in the series, the program's
,first three-game winning streak against
Florida since 1989. This one kept the
Bulldogs in contention in the Eastern
Division.
The Gators (4-4,3-3) have their second
three-game losing streak in coach Will
Muschamp's three years, raising specu-
lation about his future in Gainesville.
Muschamp fell to 0-7 in the series. He
was 0-4 as a Georgia player between
1991 and 1994, and now he's 0-3 as
Florida. Possibly making thipns worse
for Muschamp, he Was seen screaming
back at a fan as he left the field.
The Bulldogs scored on the game's
opening possession and then shocked
Florida when Aaron Murray found Gur-
ley-over the middle for a 73-yard catch
and run. The Bulldogs piled on from
there, making it 23-3 with a 32-yard
field goal just before halftime.


victory Saturday.
"We couldn't run it very
well and we couldn't throw
it very well," Spurrier said.
But "our defense played
well and got the turnovers
that sort of set us up."
It had been a long time
coming for a group that
had been one of the South-
eastern Conference's best
defenses the past few
years. The Gamecocks had
collected only 11 turnovers
its first eight games, but
got five of them four
off Mississippi State quar-
terback Dak Prescott to
pull away in the second
half.
The Gamecocks (7-2,


5-2 Southeastern Confer-
ence) got 20 points off the
turnovers, including 10 in
the third quarter as they
went from a touchdown
up to a 34-10 lead. It had
been a frustrating time
for defensive coordinator
Lorenzo Ward, who de-
spite having the college
football's top pro pros-
pect in lineman Jadeveon
Clowney could not get
consistent results from the
defense.
South Carolina had to re-
place five senior lineback-
ers off last year's team, and
Ward said it's taken time
to get the new faces up to
speed.


South Carolina vide receiver Pharoh Cooper (U) runs as Mississippi State defensivelineman
Denico Autry (90) and linebacker Diontae.Skinner (U) defend during the gaene Saturday in
Columbia, S.C.


____No.. 8 Clemson routs Virginia


Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller
Lafayette, Ind., on Saturday.


ImiEASSOClAIEDPfRESS
throws against Purdue during the game in West


No. 4 Ohio St rolls past Purdue


The Associated Press


WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.
Urban Meyer thought
Ohio State needed a pre-
game wake-up -call Sat-
urday. The Buckeyes an-
swered with a quick flurry.
Interception return,
touchdown. Two plays,
touchdown. Six plays,
touchdown. JWo plays,
touchdown. And that
was just in the first
quarter.
Doran Grant picked off
the first pass of the game,
.scoring on a 33-yard re-
turn, and Braxten Miller
threw for 233 yards and
four touchdowns as No. 4
Ohio State extended the
nation's longest winning
streak to 21 with a re-
cord-breaking 56-0 rout of
Purdue.
"I saw, not necessar-
ily a sleepy look, but I just
didn't like what I saw in our
pregame," said Meyer, the
Buckeyes' coach. "So we
brought them in here and
kind of rattled them up
a little bit and made sure
they woke up."
Did they ever.
The Buckeyes produced
the highest scoring total
and most lopsided victory
margin in the 56-game
series, surpassing marks
they set in a 49-0 victory
in 2010. They handed
Purdue (1-7, 0-4) its first
back-to-back shutouts in
six decades, and the 56-
point loss matched the
worst in Boilermakers his-
Itory. Purdue lost 56-0 to


Iowa on Oct. 28, 1922, and
56-0 to Chicago on Nov. 9,
1907.
It was hardly a surprise.
Ohio State (9-0, 5-0)
hasn't lost in 22 months.
Meyer tied a personal best
by winning his 22nd con-
secutive game, which in-
cludes -his final victory at
Florida.
Miller went 19-of-23 be-
fore giving way to Kenny
Guiton for good in the
second half. Guiton was
8-of-li, throwing one TD
pass and running for two
more. He finished with 98
yards rushing on nine car-
ries, second only to Carlos
Hyde who ran for 111 yards
on eight carries.
Tight end Jeff Heuer-
man caught five passes
for a career-high 116 yards
and was one of five differ-
ent Ohio State receivers to
score.
Plus, the Buckeyes de-
fense forced two turnovers,
added six more sacks to
their Big Ten-leading num-
ber and limited the Boiler-
makers to 116 total yards
as a large contingent of
scarlet-and-gray clad fans
turned the road game into
a pseudo home contest
in the second half when
most of the Boilermakers
fans left. The combination
was enough to keep Ohio
State on track for a second
straight perfect season and
a potential berth in the
BCS title game.
But the Buckeyes, admit-
tedly, needed some early
help.


"Itwas an early morning,
we had to get up early, we
had to get prepared, we
had to eat well," Miller said.
"We had to get the guys go-
ing and the coaches talked
to us and got us hyped."
Purdue certainly didn't
need that.
The game that was billed
as a blackout turned into a
washout.
How bad was it?
Etling, the-freshman, was
13-of-29 for 89 yards.


'The Associated Press

CHARLOTTESVILLE,
Va. Tajh Boyd threw
three touchdown passes
and ran for a. score and
No. 9.Clemson broke the
game open/,with three
touchdowns in the last
4:18 of the, first half in a
59-10 victory against Vir-
ginia on Saturday'
The Hampton, Va., na-
:tive became the Atlantic
Coast Conference's career
leaderintouchdown-mak-
ing with a 33-yard pass to
Sammy Watldns to start
the scoring for the Tigers
(8-1, 6-1,ACC). It broke a
tie at 112 TDs with North
Carolina State's Philip
Rivers. Boyd later added'
TD throws of 10 yards to
Roderick McDowell and
96 yards to Watkins, and
scored on a 1-yard run 13
seconds before halftime
to make it 35-7.
Virginia (2-7, 0-5) lost
its sixth in a row and for
the 15th time in its last
19 games. It also suf-
fered its second 59-10
loss at home this sea-
son, having lost by the
*; same- score against No.
2 Oregon in the second
week of the season.
Boyd, who was re-,


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moved from the game, improve to 4-0 against
after teaming up with teams from his home
Watkins on the longest state. He's 3-0 against
pass play of each of their Virginia Tech.
careers,. finished 24-of- The Tigers wasted little
29 for 377 yards. He's time asserting their dom-
now been in on 116 ca- finance, taking the open-
reer touchdowns, with ing kickoff and driving 75
93 through the air and 23 yards in six plays and just
running. 1:27 off the clock.
Watkins caught eight Virginia pulled even af.'
passes for 169 yards and ter an exchange of punts,
two TDs. It'was his sixth Watford running it in
game with at least 100 re- from the 6 to cap a 54-
ceivingyards this season. yard drive, but the Tigers
The long touchdown responded immediately
came on a third-and- with another 6-play, 75-
15 play for the Tigers on yard march to C.J. David-
their opening series of the son's 2-yard run. Boyd hit
third quarter. Watkins ran Roderick McDowell for
past freshman Tim Harris, 27 yards and Martavius
who has been pressed into Bryant for 37 yards on
duty by injuries that have consecutive plays.
sidelined defensive backs' When David Watford
Demetrious Nicholson overthrew Darius Jen-
and Maurice Canady, and nings late in the half and
Boyd hit him in stride. Jayron Kearse intercepted
That made it 42-7 and and returned it 37 yards
sent fans streaming for to the Virginia 33, the Ti-
the exits in earnest. gers began a late scoring
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College Football


Tre Mason lifts No. 8


Auburn over Arkansas


The Associated Press

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.
- Gus Malzahn finally had
his day in Fayetteville.
Tre Mason rushed for 168
yards and four touchdowns
as No. 8 Auburn earned
their first-year coach a
35-17 win in his return to
Arkansas.
Mason scored on runs of
9, 4 and 5 and 12 yards as
the Tigers (8-1, 4-1 South-
eastern Conference) won
their fifth in a row in Mal-
zahn's first game in Fay-
etteville since leaving the
Razorbacks as an assistant
following the 2006 season.
Auburn's Nick Marshall
accounted for 177 yards of
total offense, including an
88-yard touchdown throw
to Sammie Coates.
Jonathan Williams had
104 yards rushing and Alex
Collins added 92 on the
ground for Arkansas (3-6,
0-5), which has now lost


six in a row. It's the longest
losing streak for the Razor-
backs since a seven-game
stretch in 1990.
Much of the discussion
leading up to the game
involved Malzahn's return
to his native state, as well
as his budding rivalry with
first-year Arkansas coach
Bret Bielema.
The two engaged in a bit
of back and forth regarding
player safety in a hurry-up
offense this summer, and
Bielema stoked the fire
earlier this week by accus-
ing Auburn of being less-
than forthcoming in game
video it shared with the
Razorbacks.
Bielema and Malzahn
briefly shook hands be-
fore the game, but it was
Mason who quickly turned
into the center of attention
- leading a Tigers' offense
that finished with 233
yards rushing.
Mason's third touch-


down put Auburn up 28-3
to open the second half,
helping secure Malzahn's
first win in four tries at.
Arkansas. The former high
school coach in the state
was 0-3 in Fayetteville as an
opposing assistant. coach
with Tulsa and the Tigers,
but he left with a convinc-
ing win after his first trip
home as a head coach.-
Auburn hasn't lost since
a 35-21 setback at LSU on
Sept. 21. The Tigers were
3-9 last season under for-
mer coach Gene Chizik,
but they've found renewed
belief under Malzahn.
Arkansas, meanwhile,
has struggled mightily un-
der its first-year coach, fall-
ing to 0-5 in the SEC for just
the second time since join-
ing the conference in 1992.
After opening the season
with three straightwins, the
Razorbacks have now lost
six games in a row lately
in convincing fashion.


TIH 41*..'7 ^,IIJO i'Ii'
Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall passes during the game against Arkansas in Fayetteville,
Ark., on Saturday. i Fayetteville,


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Micgign State players celebrate with the Paul Bunyon Trophy following the team's 29-6
win over Michigan on Saturday in East LansingMich.


No. 24 Michigan St batters


No. 23 Michigan 29-6


The Associated Press

EAST LANSING, Mich. Shilique Cal-
houn, Ed Davis and the rest of Michigan
State's defense battered rival Michigan
on Saturday, and the No. 24 Spartans
remained unbeaten in the Big Ten with
a 29-6 victory over the 23rd-ranked
Wolverines.
Michigan State (8-1, 5-0 Big Ten) has
won five of the last six meetings with the
Wolverines, and this was the Spartans'
most lopsided win in the series since
1967. They held, Michigan (6-2, 2-2) to
minus-48 yards rushing, the worst out-
put in the Ann Arbor program's history.
Connor Cook threw for a touchdown
and ran for one, but this game belonged
to Michigan State's defense, which so-
lidified its spot among the nation's best
with an overwhelming performance on
a rainy afternoon at Spartan Stadium.
Calhoun and Davis each had'2 Vi sacks.
Michigan State is ranked No. 1 in the
nation in total defense, and the Spartans
looked positively dominating for most
of the, game. Michigan quarterback
Devin Gardner was sacked four times
in the first quarter, and things only got
worse for the Wolverines on one drive in
the second.
On first down from the Michigan
State 49,?, a shotgun snap sailed over


Gardner's head for a loss of 20. After a
sack on third down and a Michigan pen-
alty, the Wolverines finally punted on
fourth-and-48.
Thanks to the sacks and that bad snap,
Michigan finished the first half with mi-
nus-41 yards rushing. The Wolverines'
best hope was for Gardner to look for big
chunks of yardage on deep passes. He
completed a few, including a 58-yarder
to Jehu Chesson that set up a field goal
in the second quarter.
With the score tied at 6, Michigan
State's slumbering offense finally broke
through, driving 75 yards on 10 plays
for the game's first touchdown. It came
on a 14-yard pass from Cook to Bennie
Fowler with 23 seconds left in the half.
Fowler's sliding catch came in the
same back comer of the end zone where
he was unable to hold onto a potential
touchdown pass earlier in the quarter.
The second half was more of the same.
Michael Geiger's third field goal of the
day made it 16-6, and the Wolverines
were stuck deep in their own territory
for much of the third quarter.
Michigan finally caught a break when
CookIs pass was intercepted by Raymon
Taylor, giving the Wolverines the ball
at,the Michigan State 41. But that only
gave the Spartans another chance to
shine on defense.


Tar Heelsbeat Wolf ack.27-19 "ii


The Associated Press Hees a cushion that ulti-
mately held up, with AT.
RALEIGH, N.C. Fresh- Blue running for a key first
manT.J. Logan ranifor a 14- down with about 2% min-
yard touchdown with 11:19 .utes left to help UNC drain
left to help 'North Carolina the clock on the Wolfpack
beat rival North' Carolina' (3-5,0-5).
State 27-19'on Satuiday. Brandon Mitc'ellW ran
Quinshad Davis-had two for 105 yards anda touch-
touchdown catches -for down to become the first
the 1 'Heels (3-5, 2-3'At- Wolfpack quarterback to
1antf k,('Coast Conference), crack the 100-yard mark in
who' on in Carter-Finley 37 years, 'but the Wolfpack
Stadium fbr the first time couldn't give coach Dave
since 2005. Davis' 'second Doeren a winner in his ri-
score came off a 59-yard .valry debut.
pass from Ryan Switzer onl Mitchell threw a costly
4 trick play, putting UNC interception 'after Loganis
ahead for good midway score, prompting Doeren
through the second. to turn to 'backup Pete
Logan's scbre gave the Tar Thomas for what amqunt-


ed to the6Wolfpack's last
best drive. Thomas got the
Wolfpack to midfield be-
fore' his fourt-down pass
for Rashard Smith feU in-
Zcomplete with 2:42 left.
Blue's 10-yard run on
third down moved the
chains, and the Wotfpack
*didn't 'get ,h e' ball again
until 'there' were .just 13
seconds left. Mitchell's
final heave -Was caught
well short of the end zone
for the Afinal play, send-
ing. several UNC players
running' to the Wolfpack's
midfield logo to celebrate
before players from' both
teams had to be separated
there.


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
North Carolina's Marquise Williams (12) rushes the ball past tip block of teammate A.J. Blue
(15) on North Carolina State's Brandon Pittman (39) during the game in Raleigh, N.C., on
Saturday. North Carolina won 27-19.


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NFL


Dolphins win with OT safety


The Associated Press

MIAMI GARDENS -
With the Miami Dolphins
needing any kind of score
to end a four-game losing
,streak, two points were
plenty
Cameron Wake sacked
Andy Dalton for a safety
with 6:38 left in overtime,
and Miami beat the Cin-
cinnati Bengals 22-20 oni
Thursday night
On third-and-10 from
the 8, Dalton retreated to
the goal line and was tack-
led by Wake coming up the
middle for the third over-
time safety in NFL history.
The officials immediately
signaled the score, which
was upheld following a re-
play review.
"You just have to do
whatever you can to get
to the quarterback," Wake
said. "It couldn't have come
at a better time. How much
better could it have been
than to have a D-lineman
seal the deal?"
The Pro Bowl end totaled
three sacks, and Cincinnati
committed four turnovers
that might have meant a
difference of 17 points.
The Dolphins (4-4) won
for the first time since their
3-0 start and snapped a
four-game winning streak
by the Bengals (6-3).
"You never want to lose.
four games in a row," coach
Joe Philbin said, "and we
had an excellent football
team coming in town. It
was time for us to step up
and we had to make a deci-
sion what are we going
to be? And I thought they.
answered the bell pretty
well tonight"
The Bengals still enjoy a
two-game lead in the AFC
North. -


I THEASSOCLITD P
Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake (91) sacks Cincinnati quarterback Andy Daltonhinthe
end zone for a safety during the gume Friday in Miami Gardens. The Dolphins defeated the
Bengals 22-20.
Pro Bowl left tackle An- totaling 28 first downs goal with 11 seconds left to
drew Whitworth (right and 465 yards while hold- force overtime.
knee) and backup line- ing Miami to three third- Brent Grimes returned
backer Michael Boley down conversions. They an interception 94 yards
(hamstring) missed the could have tried a 56-yard for a touchdown to put the
game. field goal in overtime, but Dolphins up 17-3 midway
The teams traded punts punted to the- Dolphins through the third quarter,
to start overtime. After instead. but they squandered a two-
Cincinnati's Terence New- "We had a chance, may- touchdown, second-half
man was called. for a 38- be," coach Marvin Lewis lead for the second time in
yard pass interference said, "but we felt better five days. On Sunday in a
penalty, the Bengals dug about pinning them down." loss at New England, they
in and forced another punt Lewis made another were outscored 24-0 in the
that pinned them deep, questionable decision at final 24 minutes.
setting up the safety, by the end of the first half. Cincinnati's Giovani
Wake. When the Bengals started Bernard scored on an
"My eyes were downfield, from their own 15 with no electrifying, tying 35-yard
and he was there pretty timeouts and 45 seconds touchdown run in the
quick," Dalton said, add- left, he decided against third quarter that covered
ing he thought he was out running out the clock, perhaps twice that much
of the end zone. His aggressive approach ground. He started right,.
According to STATS, Min- backfired when Dalton's doubled back left, weaved
nesota's Mike Merriweath- pass was intercepted by up the sideline, cut back
er had the first NFL over- Dimitri Patterson, setting across the middle and
time safety in 1989 against up a 36-yard field goal by somersaulted in the end
the Los Angeles Rams, and Caleb Sturgis to put Miami zone, leaving Dolphins
Chicago's Adewale Ogunl- up10-3 at halftime. sprawled in his wake all
eye had the second against Mike Nugent- kicked a along the way.
Tennessee in 2004. 54-yard field goal with 1:24, The run took 16 seconds. ,
"I don't think anyone ex- remaining in regulation At least four defenders had
pected the game to end on to put the Bengals ahead, a shot at him, including,
a safety," Miami quarter- but Miami answered with Grimes, who missed twice'
back RyanTannehill said. a 50-yard drive, and Stur- once in the backfield as
The Bengals lost despite gis made a 44-yard field the play unfolded.


Jaguars WR Blackmon suspended indefinitely


Bengals DT



Geno Atkins



has torn ACL


The Associated Press

CINCINNATI -An MRI
test Friday 'confirmed
that Bengals defen-
sive tackle Geno Atkins
tore the anterior cruci-
ate ligament in his right
knee, leaving the AFC
North leaders without
another star player on
defense.
The All-Pro lineman got
the leg bent under him
while trying to make a
tackle during the first half
of a 22-20 overtime loss
at Miami on Thursday
night. The medical staff
initially thought he'd torn
the ligament, and the test
a day later in Cincinnati
confirmed it.
The Bengals (6-3)
didn't have many inju-
ries during their opening
push, which. left them
in control of the AFC
North, leading second-
place Baltimore (3-4).
They've suffered several


significant injuries in the
last three weeks.
Top cornerback Leon
Hall is put for the season
with a torn Achilles ten-
don. Safety Taylor Mays
also is gone with a dislo-
cated shoulder. Middle
linebacker Rey Maualuga
got a concussion and hurt
his left knee during a 49-9
win over the Jets on Sun-
day and was on crutches
during the week, out
indefinitely.
Now, they've lost their
top defensive lineman.
Atkins led all NFL in-
terior linemen in sacks
with 12.5 last season and
topped the Bengals with
six so far this year.
The Bengals are short-
handed on the defensive
line. End Robert Geathers
has been on injured re-
serve f6r most of the sea-
son with an elbow injury,
and reserve tackle Devon
Still has missed the last
two games.


iHE ASCIAcJ[EEri PRES
Cincinnati defensive tackle Geno Atkins (97, center) is
helped off the field during the game against the Miami
Dolphins on-Thursday in Miami Gardens, Fla.


The Associated Press


JACKSONVILLE. Jack-
sonville Jaguars receiver
Justin Blackmon has been
suspended indefinitely
without pay for another
violation of the NFL's sub-
stance-abuse policy.
Blackmon was previous-
ly suspended the first fourth
games of this season for
violating the policy.
So this is at least his
third violation in about 18
months. And the Jaguars
are acknowledging -he has
a problem.
"All of us who are a part
of the Jaguars family care
very deeply about Justin
and his well-being," gener-
al manager Dave Caldwell
said in a statement. "That
said, he must be held ac-
countable and accept the
consequences announced
today by the NFL
"His suspension will pro-
vide him the opportunity
to receive the attention
and professional treatment
necessary to overcome his
challenges, and we will
support him during this
time. The Jacksonville Jag-
uars will evaluate Justin's
status once he has suc-
cessfully met the criteria
to be considered for rein-
statement to the league."
Blackmon's suspension
begins immediately. He
will be eligible to apply for
reinstatement prior to the
start of the 2014 season.
Since the winless Jaguars
(0-8). aren't on the hook
for the rest of Blackmon's
salary this season they
also might try to void what
remains on his rookie con-
tract they could keep
him on the roster in hopes
he turns his life .-around.
After all, the troubled re-
ceiver has proven to be
talented in two seasons.
Blackmon has 29 recep-
tions for 415 yards and a
touchdown this year. He
has 93 catches for 1,280
yards and six scores in 20
games all since Jackson-
ville traded up to select the
former Oklahoma State
star with the fifth overall
pick in the 2012 NFL draft.
Blackmon credited his
four-game suspension
Jfor ahis success this sea-


son, saying he Used the
time away to get in better
shape.
He also acknowledged last
month that his reputation
was still a work in progress.
"I just don't really care
about people on the 0ut-
side," Blackmon said: "I
don't care what they got to
say. I don't really care how
they view me because they
don't try to know me. They
won't ever know me, so
that's not important to me.
They can feel however they
want to feel. I don't really
care about that.
"All I can do is control
what I can control, and
that's showing up here, try-
ing to get better every day
and carrying that out there
on the field."


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Jacksonville wide receiver Justin Blackmon (left) makes a.
catch but can't stay in bounds during the game in Jacksonville
on Oct. 20 against San Diego.


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Friday and Saturday
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basketball
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Report Classic at the
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the 1-mile Fun Run at
9a.m. -
-For information,

'Ghipola assistant
'softball coach, at
850-718-2468.

Grand Ridge Old
Timers game
Grand Ridge School
^'will hdt fin Old Tim-
er's basketball game
K 'for former Indians on
Saturday at 6p.m.
All former adnin-
pitrstprs, players,
,cchqs, cheerlead-
'.rs- nd-cheerleader
fi'ponsors are encour-
A^ed. o attend;
Admission to the
,geainefs jg. Conces-
sions will be available
anda cake auc-
.ti o iill be held at
ia ne.
~~y..feds fEmm the
*e tifll'ieused to
fund tie restoration
of the class com-
posite pictures, the
Grand Ridge-School
yearbook and other
.student events.
Former students
wishiingto play or,
>cheer can calJWantda ^
Lewis at 482-9E&5,'
*ext. 221cor email ;
.wanda~lewis@jcsb. '.
.org to preregister and
reserve a souvenir
- T-shirt.
'.The class composite
pictures from 1941 to
2006, with the excep-
tion of 1942, .1943,
and 1944, have been
restored and will be
unveiled before the-
-gamein the lobby. A
frame has been made
for the missing years,


and anyone who has
a copy of the photos
can call Beth Tyre at
482-9835, ext. 224 or
email beth.tye@jcsb.
org.

Sports items
Send bll sports
items to editorial@
jcfloridan.com, or *
fax them to 850-482-
4478. The mailing
address for the paper
is Jackson County
Floridan P.O. Box 520
Marianna, FL 32447.


Hard-tim


W A ue1, it's at last
time for me to go
squirrel hunting,
and I'm looking fonrard to
it. As documented many
times, I've always loved
pursuing, harvesting and
consuming the tasty little
"tree rats." In fact, I'm of
the opinion that squirrels
provide perhaps the finest
wild game meat there is.
So why do I habitually
wait until late October or
early November to begin
my quest for a freezer full
of dressed- out bushytails?
After all. squirrel sea-
son opens in Georgia in
mid-August.
For me, it's just too
hot to hunt squirrels as
early as the Georgia DNR
says I can. I dun't care to
copiously perspire when
I hunt, and there are
too many mosquitoes,
ticks and such lurking in
the squirreliesi places.
Therefore. I wait until
the weather is more
seasonable and the
bugs are on a downward
swing. Then I grab my


Bobomnegay
Outdoors Columnist
22 rifle and passionately
begin my squirrel hunting
endeavors.
I can already taste the
fricassee, the squirrel
and dumplings. and the
smother-fried quarters.
I can also see my an-
nual "Hard-Tirne Squirrel
Luck" looming just over
the sporting horizon- You
see, hard-time squirrel
luck has afflicted me since
I first became a hunter
of squirrels back in my
youth.
There was the time, for
example, I shinnied up
an oak tree and stuck my
bare hand into a hollow,
hoping to capture the
young squirrel inhabit- .
ing the cavity for a "pet."
As I extracted the little


e squirrel

rodent, firmly anached good taste will not allow
by his teeth to the end of me to mention here-.He
my thumb. I discovered later let it be known in
that squirrels do not take the same fashion that
kindly to intruding hu- the mourning doves
man appendages-.Take flocking around his bird
my word for it, incisors feeders weren't fair game
that can gnaw through either.
hickory nuts can do mean Needless to say, bird-
and nasty things to digital feeder squirrels are no
extremities. longer on my prey list.
Then there were the This day and time, my
squirrels Cletus Monroe hard-time squirrel luck
and I used to shoot in most often centers on
Clete's backyard when we the fact that most of the
were boyhood hunting ,squirrels that inhabit my
buddies. Fatiest, tastiest favorite stretch of hard-
liite buggers you ever wood swamp bottom all
stuck between two halves choose to hightail it for
of a biscuit. Wed just the next county when I
wait for them to gather at decide to go hunting. It's
Clete's dad's bird feeder reallyweird. From spring
and knock them off at a through early fall, I enter
range of 3 feet with a Red the woods and am literally
Ryder BB gun. overrun with squirrels
Despite the fact that of all species. I see gray
squirrels are notorious squirrels, fox squirrels, fly-
birdseed thieves, it turned ing squirrels, chipmunks,
out the elder Mr. Monroe and even a mutant or two
wasn't baiting them for his I cannot identify.
son and me to harvest. He Somehow, the squir-
pointed this out by doing rels that are legal game
mean and nasty things to all seem to know I'm not
another human extremity packing my trusty.22 dur-


luck

ing spring and summer.
They are also probably
aware that I am absolitely
pitiful when it comes to
throwing rocks. Then, by
late October, of course.
thev all nmsteriously
disappear.
Be that as it may, it is
time for me to go squir-
rel hunting. As in seasons
past, I'll bag a few, miss a
few more, and be glori-
ously happy just sitting
on the ground beneath an
old, gnarled oak tree. The
forest floor will delight-
fully cool that portion of
my anatomy heated up by
Mr. Monroe those many
years ago.
And so what if my game
bag isn't full when I get
home? I'm not greedy.
and heck, I certainly
wasn't mad at a bunch of
squirrels when I left to go
hunting.
Besides, how many
folks as lazy as I am want
to skin more than two
or three of the aggra-
vating little scoundrels
anyhow?'


Sports Brief


Jaguars get in 'minor
situation In London
JACKSONVILLE Jack-
sonville Jaguars reserve
linebackers John Lotulelei


and 1.T. Thomas were
involved in "a very minor
situation" during the
team's trip to London last
week.


MONDAY NIGHT HI ROLLERS
TEAM STANDINGS
OCT. 28
W-L
1) Trouble 17-15
2)#1l 17-15
3) Marianna Office Supply 16-16
4) Mary's Day Care 13-19
5) Adams Funeral Home 12-20
High Team Hdcp. Game: Marianna Office Supply 663
High Team Hdcp. Series: d I 1875
High Game: Jim Miller 195. Linaa Mathis 167
High Series: Tom Arnold 537; Jana Miller 420
TUESDAY MORNING COFFEE LEAGUE
TEAM STANDINGS
OCT. 29
W-L
1) Family Dentistry 31-13
2) Gazebo,,- -. 28-16
3) Downhomefi Dental 26-18
4)Ver;zon 26-18
5) Kinael Awards 25.5-18.5
6) Jims Buffet & Grill 24-19
7) Pacers 2024
8) James & Sikes 18-26
9) Marianna Animal HoSpital 14-30
High Game: Heather & Carmen 198: Lynn 264
High Series- Pat Ouzts 552; Dan Harris 608
High Team Game: Docvnhome Dental 975
High Team Series: Gazebo 2689
TUESDAY NIGHT MIXED
TEAM STANDINGS
OCT. 29


W-L
1) Jason's Crew
2) We're Back
3) X-Men
4) Ba-Zin-Ga
5) El Rio
6) Backwoods Bowlers


Lake Seminole
Bass fishing is reported
as fair. The bite is slower
than it should be with the
cooler weather right now.
Up-less crankbaits are
producing reasonably well
on grassy points in the
main lake. Also try spin-
nerbaits and jerkbaits over
submerged vegetation for
fair results.
Crappie fishing has
taken a recent "dive", with
only a few good catches
reported. There are in-
dications, however, that
overall crappie activity has
increased over the past
several days.
The recent frontal
passage and tempera-
ture drop has drastically
slowed down the bream
and catfish. A few cats
have been taken on live
baitfish and stinkbaits
during the afternoon
hours, but the catfish bite
is at best very sporadic.
Lake Eufaula
Bass are slow, but fishing
during the morning and
aftemoonihours when
current is moving may
produce a fair bite. Topwa-
ter lures can induce spikes
throughout the day dur-
ing overcast conditions.
Deep -running crankbaits
worked on the ledges are
good bets, and Carolina-
rigged worms fished very
slowly in ledge structure
may pay off as well.
Catfish have been active
of late. but cooler temper-
atures are apt to motivate
a slowdown.
Bream are slow and


25-15
25-15
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21-19
20-20
20-20


General manager Dave
Caldwell confirmed Friday
that Lotulelei and Thomas
were involved in a situa-
tion aper Sunday's 42-10


7) Deaa*ood 1855215
8) James Gang 17-23
9) Brantley's Bunch 16-24
10) Oak Creek Honey Bees 15-25
High Team Hdcp. Game: Deadwood 988
High Team Hdcp. Series: We're Back 2694
High Game Hdcp: LuAnn 252: Ed Pittman 289
High Game Scratch: LuAnn 201; Jason 265
High Series Hdcp: LuAnn 715; Rooert Dailey 778
High Series Scratcn: LuAnn 562: Robert Dailey 673
WEDNESDAY NIGHT MIXED
TEAM STANDINGS
OCT. 30


W-L
1)2 Pair of Notz 29-7
2) Smith's Supermarket 22-14
3) Hump Day 20-16
4) Whiskey Throttle 20-16
5) Big Lots 20-16
6) P.C.B.D.T. 19-17
7) Kindel Pro Shop 19-17
8) Kindel Awards 15-21
9) James Gang 14-22
10) Marianna Wash & Wax 14-22
11) 4 Shades of Grey 13-23
12) EJ Sound Machine 11-25
High Team Hdcp. Game: Kindel Pro Shop 972
High Team Hdcp. Series: Whiskey Throttle 2831
High Game Hdcp: Thelma Beloat 267: Wes Jones 298
High Series Hdcp: Christine Smith 710; Jason 783
High Game Scratch: Thelma Beloat 191: Robert Booth 264
High Series Scratcn: Arnie Kain 502: Jason 753
AR CIPOLANMENI GUIE
TEAM STANDINGS
OCT. 31


1) CraptaStic
2) RIcoh
3) Southern Style Stucco
4) Kindel Lanes Pro Shop
5) X-Men
6) RTFB
7) Vengeance
8) The Cripples


Fishing Report
for some time.
Crappie fishing is fair in
spots as feeding activity
and baitfish movement
continue.
Lake Andrews/
Chattahoochee River
Bass fishing is fair.
Largemoufhs may be
caught along ledges in
spots where the current is
not too great. Fish jig-and-
trailer combinations. Bass
fishing up the creeks is fair
also, but sporadic at times.
Use worms and crankbaits
there. The fishing has
slowed considerably near
sandbars and bank-side
structures.
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particularly during warm
periods of the day. For the
larger cats, go downstream
and fish along bluff walls
near river bends. Tailwater
fishing is fair on frozen
shad, worms or prepared
baits.
Crappies will bite active-
ly when concentrations of
fish can be located. How-
ever, they are scattered.
Bream fishing up the
creeks has slowed a great
deal.
Generation schedules. pool levels.
and other such inlormationto40
area waterways may be obtained
by calling toll-Iree 1.888-771-4601
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and access the touch-tone for the
Apalachicola River System


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that some unnamed
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abroad. It's still unclear


what exactly happened,
but the players had
noticeable facial injuries
during the flight back.
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Dear Annie: I am a stepmom to two
wonderful little boys under the age of 4. 1
treat therp the same as my own children.
The problem is their mother. "Carla" acts
as if I am the wicked witch. I know it is
hard to let another woman care for your
children. I have assured her numerous
times that I am not out to take her place.
She is their mother and always will be.
Two years ago, the children were
removed from her home due to anger
issues and drug abuse. She had some
counseling and now shares joint custody
with their father. But if I happen to run
intG Carla when she is with the boys, she
causes a huge scene, yelling and cussing
at me if the boys say hello. She has sent
me awful text messages and threaten-
ing Facebook posts. I always try to be
the bigger person and ignore her, but
it's hard. I have had to call the police
numerous times when I felt she was a
danger to my children or me. ,
My husband tries to keep the peace
because no one knows what Carla is
capable of I feel she is unstable. The
youngest son has minor surgery sched-
uled, and Carla told my husband I better
not show up at the hospital. As a step-
mom, what am I to do?
NOT-SO-WICKED STEPMOTHER
Dear Stepmonm It doesn't sound as
if Carla's counseling was sufficient to
.overcome her anger issues. She is a loose
cannon and could be dangerous. Please
keep records of her threatening texts and
posts in case your husband chooses to
fight the custody arrangement. We. un-
derstand that he fears rocking the boat,
and there is no simple solution. Some-
times the best thing is just to stay out of
the way and be as non-confrontational
as possible. That includes not going to
the hospital. Have your husband convey
your' good wishes to your stepson. Also
try the National Stepfamily Resource
Center (stepfamilies.info) for a support
group in your area.

Dear Annie: I was adopted as an in-
fant. I am now in my early 20s and am


interested in contacting my birth family.
I know my birth mother's name from a
letter she wrote me, in which she asked
me to contact her if I ever wanted to. It
wasn't hard to find her or her family. I
even found the Facebook pages of my
older half-siblings who know about me-
By perusing those pages, I learned my
birth mother died 10 years ago. I want
to make contact with my biological
family, but I don't know if they shared
my mother's wish to meet me. I don't
want to cause them any pain, and I don't
want to overstep any boundaries. Doing
this through Facebook seems tacky, and
the only address I have is for my bio
mother's sister. Isn't it more appropriate
to contact my grandmother first? How
should I proceed?
-ADOPTED CHILD
Dear Adopted: You are overqhinking
this. Send a letter to your bio mother's
sister. Tell her about yourself and that
you'd like to establish contact Say you
want to get to know your grandmother
and half-siblings, but do not wish to
intrude. If you do not hear anything
back within a month, it is OK to contact
your half-siblings via Facebook. If there
is still rjo response, it means they are not
interested.

Dear Annie: This is for "Stressed Out
by Picky Eaters," whose family makes
holidays more difficult with their various
dietary demands.
Why not have them cook with her in
her kitchen? This way, they can each pre-
pare a side dish they know they will love
and share it with their family. Instead of
being resentful, they will create many
memories along with all the great food.'
-SUNDAY DINNER FANATIC IN
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Bridge


In "Rosericrantz and Guildenstem
Are Dead," Tom Stoppard pointed out:
"Eternity's a terrible thought. I mean,
where's it all going to end?"
In today's deal, the trump split is ter-
rible and seems to end declarer's chance
of making six hearts. But he can survive.
West leads the spade queen. South wins
with his ace and cashes the heart ace
to get the bad news. How must declared
continue?
It is rare that an auction starting one of
a major two of a major ends in a slam.
However, that South hand is very strong.
When South rebid three clubs, North
assumed this was a help-suit game-try.
and jumped to four hearts because he
had'a good club' holding and a maxi-
mum aces are wonderful" South then
carefully employed Blackwood before
bidding the small slam.
It seems as though South must lose two
trump tricks. But if South can reich an
ending with the king-jack of hearts and
a loser, while West still has his last three
trumps, West can be trapped.
,To achieve this ending, South must
ruff three diamonds in his hand and find
West with exactly 3-4-4-2 distribution., .
At trick three, declarer plays a diamond
to dummy's ace. He continues with a
diamond ruff in his hand, the club king,


North 11-02-.
4'9 3
V 6 4 3
A 10 7 5
A 6 5 2
East
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* Q 9 6 4,,
* Q 10 9 5


South
* A K 6
V A K J 8 5 2

* K7 4 7


Dealer: South
Vulnerable: Both,
West North
Pass 2 V
Pass 4W
Pass 5 V
Pass Pass

Opening lead: 4 Q


-168 SUNDAY. NOVEMBER 3.2013


Annie's Mailbox


World
Alhnanac


TODAY'S HISTORY
In 1957, the Soviet Union
launched Sputnik 2 car-
'rying a dog named Laika,
the first creature to be
sent into orbit
In M964, residents of
Washington, D.C., were
eligible to vote in the
presidential election for
the first time since the city
was established in 1800.
In 1971, the first edition
of the UNIX operating
systems program manual
.was published.
,1 19NO, Democrat Bill
Clinton defeated incum-
bent Republican George
Bush and independent
candidate Ross Perot to
win the White House.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS:
Walker Evans (1903-1975),
photographer, Charles
Bronson (1921-2003),
actor, Michael Dukakis
(1933-), politician; Anna
Wintour (1949-), fashion
journalist


West
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South
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a club to dummy's ace, another diariond
ruff, the spade king, a spade ruff on the
board, and, at trick 10, the third diamond
ruff.
When that passes off quietly, South
leads his lat club. West must ruff and
play away from his queen-10 of hearts.
into South's king-jack. Beautiful!-


East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


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part
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terrible
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Dinesen
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51 Exit
53 French-
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57Twilight, to
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58 DIamond
number
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must
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Item
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62 Balance

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writer
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Inventor
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along
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500 computer
PHILADELPHIA Ac-
tor and comedian Kevin
Hart donated 500 com-
puters to schools and
recreation centers in his
hometown of Philadel-
phia, a move that he
hopes will inspire others
to follow his lead.
"I am blessed to be in
a position that allows


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sunrise
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19 Prompt
22 Smidgen
23 Rock's -
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25Wyo.
neighbor
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27 Festive
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flyers
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Would like to sit with your loved one in the
Dothan & Marianna Areas.
Cal LaVerum at 850-534-SUN3 and 853-693-4682

Family Plots of 4 in Memory Hill Cemetery |
"Garden of Chimes" $800. Ea. 334-899-85641




Restaurant for Lease turn key
walk-in and start cooking
located on Hwy 431 in
Headland 334-726-1375






Be your own boss and partner with the
world's largest commercial
cleaning franchise. $20K!
equipment, supplies, training and $5,000.
in monthly customer included.
1-888-273-5264
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Janitorial Business for sale
Equipment, training and 60K
annual gross $19,00
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.__ _____ _ __ UNEXPIRED BOXES
DIABETIC TEST STRIPS
NEEDED I BUY SEALED!
UNEXPIRED BOXES
CALL BOB (334) 219-4697
OR (850) 710-0189

Wanted: Old Coins, Gold,
Diamonds, Guns, And Tools
West Main Jewelry & Loan 334-671-1440.



Free Kittens (7) to a good home, 6 weeks old,
litter trained, male & female. 850-272-4908
3TM


AKC GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPPIES. SABLE AND
BLACK AND TAN. UP TO DATE ON SHOTS AND
WORMING. $350 CALL MARK AT 334-806-5851
OR 334-393-7284

Happy Jack DD33: Kis fleas quicker, last
longer on dogs & cats. Citrus odor.
Blodegradeable. ALTHA FARMERS COOP
(482-2416) www~happyjackinc.com



4 31 ac. of SUGAR CANE for sale.
Golden 27 Cane M01
4 Doctors Buggy with horse and harness
0 20 f. Goose Neck Cattle Traler.
229-220-6711


Fresh Green
Peanuts
*Wealsohave
shelled peanuts
850-352-2199
850-209-3322 or 850-573-6594
a 4128 Hwy 231



Heweft Farms
*f Fall peas Ready
shelled or unshelled,
several variety's
Off hwy 90 between
Cypress & Grand Ridge
on Mayo Rd.
Bobby Hewett: 850-592-4156
or 850-899-8709













HOME GROWN. FRESH




220 W.eHwy.52 Malvern,
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TREES TREES
TREES
N 12 fWtall 30 gal.
containers
$49.95 ea. 10 or
more $39.95
Live Oaks, Crape Myrtle,
Cherry Laurel & Magnolias
By appointment
I 334-692-3695

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Full size Bedroom set $300.'850-526-1916.
Lwzyboy Rocker Redliner blue leather$100.
Bike boys 29"'$15.,334-482-6189.
Martin Mamba Recurve Bow: 50lbs draw $260
Call 850-557-1629


BANKING & REAL ESTATE

MidSouth Bank
A community bank headquartered in
Dothan, AL, has an Immediate opening for
an experienced Commercial Lending
Officer. Successful candidate should offer
no less than three years of commercial
and consumer lending experience with
managerial oversight experience
preferred. Officer will be responsible for
the administration of all assigned
account relationships, for the comprehen-
sive management of a moderate to large
loan portfolio, and for the development of
new business for the bank. MidSouth Bank
offers a pleasant, independent
banking atmosphere and competitive
salary/benefit package.
Please submit resume by mal to:
MldSouth Bank PO Box 8743,
DothanAL 36304M
MidSouth Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Martin Savamnnh long bow: 451bs draw, new
price $560 Asking $275 Call 850-557-1629
Motorcycle Seat- Orginal Seat for 2013 Harley
Road Glfde Ultra $150 850-209-7298 3pm-8pm
Motorcycle Seat: Ultimate seat w/backrest for
1800 HondaGoldwIno $500 Call 850-209-7298


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Ammonia Refrigeration Operator Certifica-
tion preferred. Electrical work, warehouse
racking, HVAC, and plumbing experience is
a plus. Must have the ability and knowledge
to perform routine preventive maintenance
for the office area and in two warehouses.
Working knowledge in general building
maintenance is essential. Must be able to
work with minimal supervision and organize
workload priorities. Valid Florida Drivers'
license or equivalent and ability to lift up to
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Trainees Brik 21' o so n.s"
KIC~nml kn fI Brik IIIDu~lplx31%6Diana Lawe$575& c
NEEDED NOW andwiitcarport&Storages$oO.
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Werner Enterprises HUESS UNSSRISHE D
Earn $800 per week! S W jm !j-ps:
No experience needed! m-umti Cid5-w 35e 222 3
Local CDL Training 3BR/1BA BRICK HOUSE CH&A,
job ready in 15 days! $650. MO. + $650 Dep. NO PETS.
jobready in 15days! HWY 73 & MAGNOLIA RD.

1-888-368-2198 CAL850-593-5251o9
3BR1IBA House for rent,
Safe neighborhood, $550/mo + dep.
Call 850-573-8180 ask for Dave
Austlin Tyler& Co *
Quality Homes & Apartments
| 850- 526-3355 or austintylerco.com
PAPER |"Property Management Is Our ONLY Business"I
TRAANSPORT. 111C. Nicely remodeled,
DRIVE S -.Efficient 3 BR, 2 BA
DRIVERS |2-car garage; Laminate
Paper Transport Inc has IMMEDIATE hardwood flooring/vinyl
Paper Transport, tile squares. Screened back
OPENINGS for CLASS A DRIVERS for porch. Fenced yard. Wall-
Ouir DEDICATEDACCOUlNTS. -oven, ceramic-top range.
OurDEDICA~TEDACCOUNTS. New refrigerator. Washer & dryer and 2nd
HOMEWEEKLY .refrigerator in garage. Less than 5 minutes
from Marianna FCI and Sunland. $775 deposit,
No Touch SE. Regional Freight creditincome verification, and references
$.38 Cents + Bonus Per Mile required. Call 850-212-4325

18 Months Experience Required.
$1000 SIGN ON BONUS! Lease/Option To Buy 3/2 hardwood floors,
Qualified Driver could be hired within a Week! CH&A 2940 Dogwood SL
dose to Riverside school.
Apply Ol-:w $875. mo. 1 850-718-6541


Log Truck Driver needed
Must have clean driving record,
Drug screen required .
Cal: 850-658-4609 4w







needed for'HOEIPVMNT

M ediepeal GWei Blue Wilget",Coftme Jewelry, Blue and Whft
I ^r f ~l~l !/^Milk Bless, Vaseline Glase, Folk Art and much moreSluffll
Loss Clinic Opm.Torsday-Sata;10am-51" -
*ai Bt 850-579-2393

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CHIPLAn klNURINf* PAVfLII m^Pine Tree Planting Herbicide Spraying
House, OfFire Une Plowing Burning
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future! Start training
f^^OTIfor a new career in
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Pharmacy Technology.
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Call Fortis College 5-445-3Z76
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I & 2BX Apartments 6s MarUiii
2&383 Mcee Homs BRent to Own
Lot rent di -IedI For detak
*150-557-3432 org85"144615 4
Cedar Creek Ap aftments I3/IRA $5
Appliances, lawn care & pest control included.
Must be 62 or older or disabled. Call 850-352-
3878 or email cedarcreekQDnchousing.net
SOUTHSIDE APARTMENTS
Accepting Applications for 1 and-2 BR apts.
Must meet income requirements.


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Beautiful Gracevfe FL home and farm
4 bedrooms, 3 % baths custom built home on
239 acres. Can divide. 175 acres plowable for
corn, soybeans, cotton. Large free standing
building. 3 wells. Joe Fan-is, Land and Stand
Properties. 850-387-5517

* Large Brick Home 3/2 with 10 acres, country
secluded area $160,000 $25,000 down &
_$7O. mo.Owner Fin. Avail. 850-526-4283.




2005 Cobra Boat 16' -60 hp mercy. anchor mates,
depth/fish finder, aerated live well, sump
pump, trolling mtr, stick steering. life jackets
included. 334-794-3249

2006 Forest River Wildwood LE Model #31QBSS
31' Dry wt 10280 lbs., 1 slide, 4 bunk beds,
Booth dinette, Center kitchen & LR, Jackknife
sofa, Front Q bed, Side aisle bath w/ shower &
roof vent, Dbl. door Frig., Gas/Elec. water heat-
er, microwave, Gas stove top/oven & furnace,
Duct A/C /Heat, AM/FM Stereo, Front & rear
stabilizer jacks, $9,000.00 334-790-4612
MOTO HOMS &-V
1998 40 Ft. 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 Car. 850-557-3455
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-
796-5421


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HAPPY
HOME REPAIR
WE'LL BEAT ANY PRICE!!
Big Or Small Jobs WELCOME
85048-831Cel:85-2-67



"Bealutification of Your Home"
Carpentry/Painting Installations
Furniture Repair & Refinishing
General Repairs Insured



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*New Homes & Room Aditons Flooring
PaintningSN Kitchen & Bathroom Upgrades
Custom Ceramic Shower Speciaft Porches
Pole Barns Concrte Driveways Sidewalks & Slabs
Uce RR 2822811487 INSURED
850-573-1880


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2 A 3bedroom mck~e Hinmes bs Cotboaumle.
$W f M "L A "M m b e.Sower bwhd-
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2 & 3BR Mobie Homes in Cottoodale.
NO PETS CH&A $325- $569/Montb
Please caX S52S8S1594 or
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| s 2&3BRMoble omes 1
S* Mua a & Sneads (85)2-8S9S

ZB8/2BA Mobe Home $459 Mo. + Dep.
CH&A. Water, septic, garbage included.
Clean & Quiet Park in the Marianna area.
RV for Rest 3 slide out, furnished.
microwave, washer & dryer, all utilities
included $550. Mo + Dep. Col 85-718-6642
o* 3/2DWiUMahoe.,CH/A,Nopets,
security eoa Sectk8 ok
___ SSO-594-9991 or SS$-55-7719 ___
Mariama area 2/2 nWLm. i park CH&A
water sewage No Pets or SmogReI. Regf
1st. & Iast 5t. Mom. 850-482-8333
Moble Homes for Rent ZOR/iBA
Located between Grand Ridge && Sneads.
lnddes war, garbage &pest maint
$36L. Mo* 85057343 4o


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Chrysler 2064 PT Cruiser,
P automatic. 4 cylinder,
l cold air, loaded. 76,000
miles, excellent condi-
tion. $5200. Call 790-7959
S.GOT BAD CREDFl7
$6 S Down/ist Payment,
Tax, Tag &ATite Pass
Repo pass bankruptcy
SLOW CREDIT OK
Ask About SIS. off at time of purchase.,
Cal Steme Pope 334-83-9556
Honda 2106 Odyssey. Runs perfect 3 year/3600
mile warranty on transmission. $6,500. OBO
Call 334-693-9360
Hyundai 2006 antra GT,
loaded, leather, sunroof,
4 cylinder, automatic, 5
door hatchback. 69,000
miles, $7500. 790-7959
Hyundai 2611 Etrmba touring 32,900 miles,
Silver in color, great car like new. $11,000
850-209-8449AMUST SELLM!!
Mercury 205Monterey Van: tan with tan inte-
rior, fully loaded, 74k miles, 2 owner, excellent
shape, good gas mileage. Asking $8000 Call
334-393-1440
Nissan 2005 Altbna 132,000 miles, black In color
new tires, great car. $4000.850-209-8449.
MUST SELL!
Nissan 2612 Alims., low miles, must sell, $200
down, $269 per month. Call Ron Ellis 334-714-
0028.
Nissan 2012 Versa, GAS SAVER, well equipped,
still under factory warranty, $250 down, $250
per month. Call Steve Hatcher 334-791-8243.
Toyota 2011 Camry, Great family car, great gas
mileage, pwr windows, door lock, Am/FM, CD,
$300 down, $300 per month. Call Steve Hatcher
334-791-8243.
Toyota 2011 Corolla, 4 door, like new, under
warranty, $200 down, $279 per month. Call Ron
Ellis 334-714-0028.

2007 Poloris Victory Jackpot, 40K mikes, 1634cc,
'100 cu. in., 106 stroker kit, many extras, custom
pegs, mirrors & windshield. 2 seater & 1 solo
seat, lost job need to sell $8500.,334-432-3249.
Harley Davidson 2009 Sporster XLO1200C, red,
excellent condition 6300 miles, $7695.
334-671-8671 or 334-791-0984. Lots of Extras.

2012 Nissan Pathfinder one owner, excellent
condition, low mileage, super clean, $19,950,
Phone 334-796-5036

Ford 2010 F150 FX4 4-door, completely loaded,
excellent condition, 158K miles, $18,900
334-791-3081.
FORKLIFT-TOYOTA 2000 Model, 3300 lb, lift
cam. excellent condition $.700 205-902-4212


Clean Your Closet
I will buy your slightly used
undoamged clothing.
cl (850) 348-0588




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2890 Noland St. Marianna

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Chevrolet 2102 Tralbzer
New design w/straight 42,
U.?..6 cyl. eng w/DOC, 24V,
270HP. Good MPG.GRN,
AC, OD auto, PS, PB. near
new tires. Runs, looks & drives good. Lots of
power. New headlights, battery, wiper blades.
NADA $4,500. Reduced to $3,995.671-3059.


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GMC 1"7 Sienra 2S
128K miles on new
engine, exc. cond.. black
w~& silver in color. NEW
tires, cold air, long
wheel base, runs great
& very clean Reduced To $3500. OBO
Must Sale. 334-701-2596 located in Ozark




CALL FOR TOP PRICE

FOR JUNK VEHICLES

I ALSO SELL USED PARTS
24 HOUR TOWING s 334-792-664


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linac is North oaks.
Beautiful 46tt/3.5BA in
a show stopper! Sunken
LR. Ige kitchen with new S.S. refrig. & d.w., new stovetop, many cabinets.
Crown molding throughout Upstairs bed/bath with Ige multi-purpose
room. Large back patsi. A must see! PRICED AT $289,000 MLS #248914

pa116re rt paradise!
2977',
rh. l r..iseCcaes
.11 r i. 3.J I,Us~, ,In an,
E u i1 &gorgeous
pasture land! Includes pole bare, cccl workshop w/bdra, horse bus w/3
stalls & I paddock, partially fenced & cross-fenced for horses. These 140
acres are mostly surrounded by 892 acres of Water Mgmt and bordered by






2BR/1 BA, with space under roof to add a 3rd BR. Property
comes with several outbuildings. Make an appointment
today! PRICED AT $115,000 .MLS #248918
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installed. Includes a carport w/deck no side entry& storage building:
This mbh. has'a concrete pad ender entire hoew & tie-downs are
cemented into pod. Very well maintained home! Cony, located
Panama City, 1-10 & to Marianna. PRICED AT $69,900 MLS #248323
acres. T/AhismeB/onA
Hom aes ofeMerrtt, hasd
instlle. Iclues capor w~eckon idenrp<omasterbuidrwng;R
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new metal reef. This beautiful property includes grapevines, plow,
cherry, orange, satsuema, grapefruit, leworn, fig and many other fruit
trees! Also has granddaddy oaks! PRICED AT $94,500 MLS #248726
executive ho me o 2

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space. Newly painted with too many extras to list!
Nicely landscaped with a private backyard. 'WHAT A
GREAT BUY AT ONLY $194,900 MLS # 24808Z
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appears to have a. good roof, block construction, fenced-in
back yard, sits back off the hwy with small storage bldg out
back. PRICED AT ONLY $59,500 MIS #248666


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Home needs upi
totaling about I


I*This 1BK/2BA southern
home has a formal LR,
formal DR, beautiful
step-down great room,
breakfast room, bonus
jghout under carpet and 2 fireplaces!
style Southern Oak trees. Incl. 3 parcels
Ile. PRICED AT $85,000 MLS #248624


'Off of Merritt's Mill Rd.
hsfothis 'clean 3BR/2BA
brick home sits on
EW 4 ac. Lg laundry rm
w/office, LR and GR. Newer metal roof, beautiful in-ground
pool, screened in back porch, fenced in back yard, RV bldg w/
workshop. A must see! PRICED AT $219,000 MILS #248727


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knocks to own
20 acres of nice,
mostly high and dry, wooded property! Not far from
town. Call today! PRICED AT $50,000 MLS #248919



-L uLcali ri. location .
locutonthis anetica!
office complex has 1530
& inf6 cloisclIset the hospital.
oRenovated in/new metal
roof- Has 5 eam ins. 3 baths. waiting area. check-in area. & exec. office.
Currently leased on a monlh-to-mwth basis. Exc. income producer or
use tor your own business! PRICED AT S137,500 MLS #248189


pars counter, warehouse space,
but for sO many business eppentk
or buy it all for a reduced price.)


Commiieriald locationi on
H" 71 & Blue Springs
Rd., cnmow lot, large metal
building, many offices,
largi display sales floor.
es. This not only has location
operty next door for sale also
*TO $625,000 MIS #247093


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REAL ESTATE
5035 Hwy 90 Marisma, PFL 32446

Crekh Harriso., Broker 8504-2-170
Staq Borges, Realtor L 850573-1990
Julie Miles, Realtors 8 50% 33


BUILD YOUR
DREAM HOME
f HEREI Several
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in Marianna:

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MILL POND[ Cozy 2/1 with
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formal Living and Dining! This is being sold AS-IS.
DOWNTOWN- LIVING IN
CHATTAHOOCHEE. Lovely
4/2 1/2, 2 stolr home with
over 1900 sq ft under sir. The

master bedroom.ais on the first
-Ufleet and all other 3 bedrooms
are upstairs. This home sgit
on a hill or a comer Int/ Ver
private yard. Newer home w
all the extras. MILS #248849
LOCATED ON A CORNER] Large
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almost 1900 scl itunodeor ar!The
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bedrooms. Screened Porch,
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lots and has a beautiful backyard
with a 24x24 Outb iding/Shopl
Sold AS-IS. MLS #249168
MOVE RIGHT INI
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with over 1400 sq
ft. This home has
a lOx: 6 screened
porch'to relax on
or Enjoy the Winter
months sipping coffee in the 20x16 sunroom!
Large 1.61 acre lot with several Pec-an trees!
Large Barn in the rear! MILS #248937
PERFECTICOUNTRY
HOME! Large 3/2
with over 1800
sq ft on 2 acres!
Relax on the Large
Front porch with
LreKitchen wt
central AC unit! Some windows have n e ~ placed
with double pane windows! MILS #247550


LARGE FAMILY
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home with a 3 car
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sq ft with a large
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NFL


Frazier: Ponder to start at Q3B

The A C-atSst

EDEN PPAIMRIE. Minn. -
Christian Ponder will start at
quarterback for the Minne-
sota Vikings against the Dal-
las Cowboys on Sunday.
Vikings coach Leslie Frazier
made the announcement
Friday. Frazier has tabbed
Ponder over Josh Freeman
in a somewhat surprising
decision-
After spending three
games on the sideline. Pon-
der returned to the starting
lineup last weekend against
the Green Bay Packers while
Freeman sat out with a con-
cussion. But he did little to
inspire conifidence- that he
was capable of being the
long-term answer at the po-
sition. He threw for 145 yards :
with no touchdowns and no
interceptions in a 44-31 loss,
to the Packers.
Most thought Frazier
would go back to Freeman
against the Cowboys. But
Frazier says Ponder gives THEASSCOCATED PRESSF
the team the best chance to MlnnesotU quarterback Christian Ponder (7) gets up after being sacked by Green Bay Packers
win. defensive end Mike Daniels (76) on Oct. 27 in Minneapolis.


JACON O YFLORIDAN www~jcfloridan.com


Bulldogs

"I was proud of the guys tonight. They played
tough." he said. "This is just part of the process of
building a team. We're sitting here and six of the 10
teams we played made the playoffs this year, not
including Wakulla. Our schedule was brutal, but
we fought. We lost two district games by 12 points.
What do you do? We just keep coming back-I told
(the plave&rs that I love them and we'll rebuild. That's
%what we'll dao
The only score of the night for Marianna came on
an 82- yard TD pass from Herman Williams to Brian
Pender late in the first half.,
The Bulldogs were able to move the ball at times
but couldn't finish any more drives, with turnovers
again proving cosdy at key moments.
That was a trend throughout the season for Mari-
anna, as was taking heartbreaking losses to good
teams.
But Beach said that, despite the overall record, he
believes his players got better this season.
"I think we had a successful season. That's how
I feel. I think we battled with the best of them and
the guys played super hard, and that's all you can
ask as a coach," he said. "Our guys can't play any
harder. They can play better, but not any harder.
We just have to learn how to win now, and they'll do
that.
"It was just one of those years, but everyone will
learn from it. It's up to them to come in this week and
work hard and show the younger guys how to finish.
We'll work on finishing and making Marianna foot-
ball the powerhouse that it should be."
The Bulldogs finish their season Friday. with a
road trip to Panama City to take on the Rutherford
Rams.


Hornets
From Page 1B
Padgett, who also convert-
ed the two to make it 8-8.
But Calhoun exploded
for another big run three
plays later, this time find-
ing the end zone from 72
yards out and again get-
ting the two to make it 16-8
with 3:55 to half.
Graceville answered back
quickly, with a 35-yard run
by Eddie Myrick setting up
a 6-yard TD run by quarter-
back Preston Nichols, with
the extra point cutting thQ
Cottondale lead to 16-14 at
halftime.
But it was all CHS in the
second half, as the Hor-
nets dominated the final
24 minutes by outgaining
Graceville 233 to 62 and
forcing two game-chang-
ing turnovers.
Cottondale took advan-
tage of a short field follow-
ing a 22-yard punt midway
through the third quarter
with a 38-yard TD run by
Shaundre McAroy and an-
other two-point conver-
sion by Calhoun, making
it 24-14 with 6:13 on the
clock.
A big sack by Thomas
lipford derailed the next
Graceville series, and the
Hornets' offense hit anoth-
er home run on the ensu-
ing drive with JaVontai Hall
reversing field and taking it
to the house from 75 yards
out to make it 30-14 with
2:38 left in the third.
It was all the offense that
the Hornets needed, with


the defense picking off
Nichols twice in the final
period, including one by
McAroy on a second-and-
goal play from the CHS
4-yard line with 10:37 to
play'.
A fumble by DaMichael
Faulk with 6:50 to play
near midfield briefly gave
the Tigers some life, but
Nichols was picked off by
defensive lineman Derrick
Wilson on ah attempted
screen pass on the very
next play to give it right
back to Cottondale.
It was a big defensive
play for the senior Wilson,
but it was what he and
his fellow offensive line-
men did on the other side
of the ball that drew the
biggest praise from their
coach. .
"We have a lot of seniors
.on the offensive line, and
they just kept telling (Cal-
houn), 'Just follow us,' and
that's what he did," Melvin
said. "The offensive line
stepped up, the running
backs ran great, and the
defense did a tremendous
job-."
Myrick led the Tigers with
103 rushing yards on eight
carries, with Padgett going
for 54 yards on 13 tries and
a TD, and Jarrett Brogdon
10 rushes for 40 yards.
Hall finished with 101
yards and a score on eight
attempts for the Hornets,
with McAroy going for 98
yards on 12 tries, and Faulk
44 yards on nine.
Bu it was the inspired
running of Calhoun that
set the tone early, with the


senior putting the team on
his back with a career night
on the ground.
"Itteels really good," Cal-
houn said after the game.
"The front line did an
amazing job, the running
backs ran hard, and we
got it done. This is really
special for us. All me and
the seniors have been talk-
ing about is going to the
playoffs."
The Hornets will be
tasked with taking out a
Baker team that has yet to
lose this season ahead of
its regular season finale
next week against South:
Walton.
The Gators have taken
wins over Sneads and
Graceville this season
by margins of 15 and 14
points, and defeated de-
fending IA state cham-
pion Northview 24-20 on
Friday.
But the Hornets clearly
don't mind long odds after
bucking them for much of
this season.
"We've been going
against teams that believe
they're better than us all
year and we keep finding
ways to win," Melvin said.
"Hopefully we can do it
one more time."









JCFLORIDAN.COM


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Sneads
From Page 1B
make it 14-13.
But another big kickoff return' set
the Yellowjackets up in Sneads terri-
tory, and they capitalized with another
touchdown to make it 21-13 at the
break.
A Sneads fumble on the second play of.
the third period led to another Vernon
TD to make it 28-13, but another Durn
touchdown run with three minutes left
in the quartet got the Pirates back to
within nine at 28-19.
However, Vernon scored on its 'very


next play to make it 35-19, and the Pi-
rates were unable to get any closer.
The Pirates had two opportunities
in close in the fourth 'quarter, but ju-
nior quarterback Alphons& Brown was
picked off at the Vernon 5-yard line on
one series and they were stopped on a
fourth-and-i at the Yellowjackets' 10-
yard line on another.
With the loss, the Pirates fell to 4-4
on the year and they will wrap up their
season Friday night with a road trip to
Bristol to take on Liberty County.
Vernon (6-3) will end the regular sea-
son Friday in Eastpoint against Franklin
County before opening the playoffs on
Nov. 15 at'home against Northview.


Chipola never led by more than six
Indians points and had to hold off a talented
From Page 1B East Georgia State team that won 31
games last season and advanced to the
But Chipola stormed back with a big national tournament.
run late in the half to cut the margin It's a quality win. over a quality op-
to 45-41 at the break, and they eventu- ponent thai is all the more impressive
ally took the lead for good with eight given the absence of Bowers and Floyd.
minutes to play. "It was a big win, but we're still grow-
"It was just a good, hard-fought win," ing as a team and still figuring out who
Indians. coach Patrick Blake said after we are,". Blake said. "But I was really
the game. "We kind of struggled finding happy with our energy and our effort
a rhythm and finding our identity early, and our ability to overcome such a large
but we switched things up and went to deficit in the first half."
a full court press and were able to get Chipola will next go on the road this
some easy buckets in transition and cut weekend with a trip to Decatur, Ga., to
into their lead, and that gave us some face off with Atlanta Metro on Friday
momentum." and Georgia Perimeter on Saturday.


2013 PROPERTY TAX BILLS

WERE MAILED ON NOVEMBER 1ST.

FOR JACKSON COUNTY


TAXES ARE DUE
NOVEMBER 1, 2013- MARCH 31, 2014
REAL ESTATE, CENTRALLY ASSESSED & TANGIBLE
PROPERTY TAXES

DISCOUNTS FOR EARLY PAYMENT
NOVEMBER -4%
DECEMBER -3%
JANUARY -2%
FEBRUARY 1%
MARCH -0%
DISCOUNTS ARE DETERMINED BY
POSTMARK OF PAYMENT

TAXES ARE DELINQUENT APRIL 1, 2014

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