Jackson County Floridan


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Jackson County Floridan
Alternate title:
Sunday Floridan
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Jackson County Floridan
Chipola Pub. Co.
Place of Publication:
Marianna Fla
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United States -- Florida -- Jackson -- Marianna
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Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Vol. 8, no. 13 (Sept. 7, 1934)-
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University of Florida
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University of Florida
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Old Bascom School rehab continues
Special to the. Floridan
A new roof has just been in-
stalled to top off a storage'add-
on for the old Bascom School,
...... .. .which is being repurposed for
possible use as a community
~ i. You can see the progress,"
71 said Billy Jam-eg,-retired contrac-
tor and active member of the
Bascom School1 Renovation Proj-
ect. James is a Campers On Mis-
sion volunteer and councilman
for the towvn of Bascorn. "We're
....... .. ... .. ......... going to need lots of space for
new tables and chairs," James
said. "We were. very fortunate to
Basom ownCoucimanandCamersOn CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY.JOHNALTER locate metal shingles that match
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inspects the, new matching metal roof shingles on the repurposed Elascom
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.,Research coordinator.

retires after 34 years'

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Several family members helped Wayne Branch, (center) celebrate his retirement at a party Tuesday in his honor.
From left, daughters Nicole Johnson and Valena Alexander, wife Cynthia Branch. mother Doris Branch, sister
Susan Branch Stephens and her husband. Roger D. Stephens. pose for a picture with him at the gathering.

Friends, family and co-workers send him out in style

lAr enhewas
V//in his late
V V20s,Wayne
Branch started driving
trucks and tractors for
the crop researchers at
the North Florida Re-
search and Education
Center in Greenwood.
Over time, he worked
his way up to become
the research coordina-
tor. In that position, he
-oversees the planting,
harvesting and general
care of the peanuts,
cotton and other row
crops that research-
ers grow and test. But
he never gave up. his
driving duties. If he
was needed, he was
behind the wheel.
But on Tuesday,
after 34 years with'
the Center, Branch
said his farewells. His,
co-workers pulied'out
all the stops to give
him a bigsiend-off.,
Many made small and
temporary but very
meaningful sacrifices,
for instance, to help
properly decorate the


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This retirement cake was prepared for Wayne Branch, who is calling it quits a'
34 years with the North Florida Research and Education Center in Greenwood.

parts site at the Jack-
son County-Ag Center
in Marianna. As the
party was in its plan-
ning stages, NFREC
office manager Tirda
Gwin quietly went
around and asked the
researchers and other
employees if they had
any farm-related toys
she could borrow to
use in' the decorations.
And whether the toys
belonged to the adults
or their children no-
body's saying which
See-BRANCH, Page 9A

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Ketirea uepartment oT' iransportation employee
Charles Speights stopped by to -visit with Wayne
Branch as his friend- celebrated his own retirement.
Speights, as a DOT employee, worked closely with
Branch for several years as DOT assisted the research
center in various land preparation projects.

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Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Mandy Griffin puts the lid on a
pressure cooker that will be used in an upcoming canning workshop at
the Jackson County Extension Office on Penn Avenue in Marianna.

Preserving cass

set for Nov. 16

Has fear of a kitchen acci-
dent ever prevented you from
trying to can foods using a
pressure cooker? Your worries
could be over-if you sign up
for the Nov. 16 all-day canning
workshop being put on by
the Jackson County Extension
Service at its headquarters
on Penn Avenue in Marianna. It
starts at 9 a.m. and runs until 3
The cost is $20 and covers all
supplies that will be used. Par-
ticipants will/leave the work-
shop with a pint-jar sample
of preserved chicken, another
. with ground beef, and one with
carrots. The 'sign-up fee also
covers lunch. There will be door

prizes and food samples given
throughout the day. Copies of
the Georgia "So Easy to Pre-
serve" food preservation 'guide
Avil be available for sale at $18
Space is limited, so those who
wish to participate should call
482-9620 to register for a spot.
The workshop was timed to
coincide with the hunting sea-
son and late fall-harvest crops,
said Jackson County Family
and Consumer Sciences Agent
Mandy Griffin. '
Canning produce and meats
*allows families to take ad-
vantage of sales and nature's
bounty in a way that ensures
they'Ul have certain items. 9n
their pantry year-round ift he\

Cold snap predicted

for Jackson County

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By the time you read this,
Jackson County may already be
in the icy embrace-of an early-
morning cold snap. The Na-
tiorfal Weather 'Service issued
an advisory around 3'a.m. Tues-
day warning that freezing tem-
peratures were possible in the
region Tuesday and Wednesday
nights. Forecasters say temper-
atures could dip into the upper
20s or lower 30s.

An arctic air mass was expect-
ed to pour into the area Tues-
day in the wake of a strong cold
front. A brief period of freez-
ing temperatures is predicted
around sunrise today in. areas
of southeast Alabama, and a
more widespread freeze is ex-
pected Thursday morning.
'A freeze watch is in effect from
late Wednesday through Thurs-
day morning. The watch means
that sub-freezing temperatures
are possible.


(SSo) 482-6317


JACKSON COUNTY FLORIDAN www.jcfloridan.com

Weather Outlook

1 Low -46'

Freezing Start. Warmer

L ow.610.

;Showrs. and Possible

'A High 700
Low -55

Cloudy ) ith showers.

Low 610

Cloudy %% irh flowers.

Normal MTD 1.72" Normal for year 59.26"'

Panama City Low -
Apalachicola, Low -
Port St. Joe Low -
Destin Low -
Pensacola Low -

* Blountstown

2:53 AM
6:56 PM
2:58 AM
4:09 AM
4:43 AM

40.95 ft.
3.20 ft.
6.53 ft.
4.01 ft.

High -6:33PM
High -1:34,PM
High 7:06 PM
High 7:39 PNI
High- 8:12 PM

Flood Stage
66.0 ft.,
15.0 ft.
19.0 ft.
12.0 ft.

0-2 Low 3-5 Moderate. 6-7 High 8-10 Very High. 11+ Extreme
0 1 2 3Y

Sunrise 6:06 AM
Sunset, 4:44 PM
Moonrise 2:18 PM
Moonset 3:12 AM

Nov. Nov. -Nov. Nov.
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))Toys for Tots applications Anchorage
C hiidren s Home. 44.2 C firton St., Mahianna;.Ap-
pli.itioriB will be takeri until r nicri on Dec. 6. All toys
will be distributed on Dec. 21 starting at 10 a.m.
Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting Noon
tI I p mi. in the AA room of First United'Mefhodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.

) Toys for Tots applications Arichior :ige-
Children's Home, 4452,ClintonSt. f-Aciriariri a. Ap-
plications will be taken until noon on Dec. 6. All tcy-
will be distributed on.Dec. 21 starting at 10 a.m.
) Jackson County Transportation Disadvan-
taged Coordinating Board meeting 10 a m.
JTrans Office, 3988 Old Cottondale Pd. Mar ianna.'
Agenda will include adoption of CTC annual evalua-
tion and regional performance report.
)Jackson County Branch of the NAACP
"monthly meeting 6 p.m. St. James AME Church
*n Marianna.
Chipola Civic Club Meeting Noon at The
.Oaks Restaurant, U.S. 90 in Marianna. The CCC's
focus is'the loc31 corrimurinit 'Coirnunityu Children
& Character.'C all 526-3142'
Public Hearing and Fair Housing Workshop
-'6 p.m. Grand Ridge Town Hall. Grand Ridge
regular monthly council meeting will follow. Public.
rivited. Call 592- 4621
Alcoholics Anonymous C closed disc ussirin.
8-9 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2901 Cale-
donia St., Marianna, in the AA rooni. At tenrdance
limited to persons With a-desire to stop drinking;
paper;, will not be signed.
St. Anne Thrift Store 9 a.m. -1 p.m. St. Anne's
Catholic Church, 3009 5th St., Marianna. Call 482-

Toys for Tots applications Anchorage
Children's Home, 4452 Clinton St. Iarirmnna.Ap-'
plications will be 13i rn'until norion ion 6. All toys
will be distributed on Dec.21 starling at 10 a.m.
)) Farm City Day Breakfast 7a.m. 9 a.m Agri-
iulture Conferince Center, 2741 Pennsylvania Ave.
M.aricmrir. "Ho"noririg J ackson Couty riAgriculture
for 40Years." Coirrie Out and celebrate Jaikson
County Agric-illure in honorinig our Farm Families.
Jaklson County E .tension is colle.rtinc peanut but-
ter to contribute It lcc l fcod pantries. arid is as- ring
every family that attend to donate 3n unopened jar
-of peanut butter to, -eip' Tale a bilte oil Hunger'
n Jackson County.
Small Business Seminar: "Restaurant Fun- -
damentals" 9:30-11:30.a.m., in Room M-108,

Chipola College Business. and Technology building.
Marrianna. Learn to analyze food costs. develop a
menu. and incorporate cost-c-'ivirg strategies arid
preiveintiori. Cost: $15. Register online at www.
iortifloridabiz..'-oni call 718-2441 or e-mail sever-
.j e'crieoc ipi~ia edti. '".,*
Hooks and Needles i0 a ni. at the Jackson
County Fubli Library, Marianna Branch. New and,
e- perrienced harid c rafters welcome to create,
,'hare, le3rn rir teach favorite projects. Call 482-

) 2nd Annual Swinging for Santa Golf Tourna-
ment- 11 a.m Registration at Indian Spririns Golf
Course. Lunch 12:15 p.m Four man scramble. Entry
fee $65 per person includes lunch). Proceeds to
benefit the .lac I son County Christmas Fund.
) Chess Club -6 p.m 8 p.m. First United
Methodist Church on Clinton St. in rMariana
Sponsored by Marianna Optimist Club for students
for students 8 18 years of age in Jaclcison County.
All -tLidenitc and their parents are welcome Players
o0 all .Vkill levels including beginners are welcome.
Call 691"-0473.
) Celebrate. Recovery 1- p m. at Evangel Worshi[
Center. 2645 Pebble Hill Road in Marianna. Adult,
teen meetings to overcome hurts. habits and
hang-up,-.'Dinner: 6 p.m Child care available. Callf.
Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 89
p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
* Church 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.
Chipola College Black Student Union Fund-
raiser Dance 3 p.m. to 12 a.m. Cultural Center.
Chipola College Dance party and costume contest.
First secondid arid third prizes awarded for the.BEest
90s rcstume. Tickets $7 general admission or $5
-with current Chipola ID. For advance tickets call

D Toys for Tots applications Anchorage
Children's Home. -1452 Clinton St., Marianna. Ap.
plications will be ta~en nlntil noon on Dec. 6 All toy-
will be distributed on Dec'. 21 starting at 10 a.m.
Pecan Festival Downtown Malone 6 a.m.
Breakfast including panical-es. sausage and coffee
for $15 which proceeds benefit Bascotri School
Renovation Committee. Parade 10a.m. with lineup
at 3:30 a ni Free to participate Arts and crafts and
food booths available for rent- $35 with electrical
service $30 without Children's activities and pony
rides available. Musical enterfainrient. For booths
call 569-2556 or 56.9-5701. For parade call 557-
3'S366or 569-2986
Yard and Bake Sale 7 a mn. until Marianna
.r6ac for supply to help restart Cottondale FFA

) Women of the Moose Chapter 1286 Fall
Bazaar 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Moose Lodge (old
Tony';, Restaurant.) parking lot in Marianna. Bring
your handmade goods and oin the cause. $5 if you
bring your table. $10 if Mo6se furnishes table Call
526.1026 after 4 p.m.
n Jackson County Community Helpers Club
-10 a.m. L571 Dicd son Rd. Greenwood.
) Military Veteran Monument dedication 9
a.m. Comerford Vault and Monument Service. U.
S. 90. Sneads. A monument will be dedicated to all
military veterans Public invited.
) Fall Food Preservation Workshop 9 a.m.
to 3 p.m Jackson County E.tension Service, 2741
Pennsylvania Ave.. Suite 93. Marianna. Learn how
to can meats among other things. There will be
door prizes, food samples and lunch. Io one leaves
empty handed. Copies of "So Easy to Preserve"
Food Preservation Guide will be available for $18.
Must register by Nov. 13. Seating is limited.
3 Partners for Pets "Rock and Rawhide" Noon
5 p.m. 4011 maintenance Drive. Marianna. Featur-
ing. live music special demonstrations by Florida
p Highway patrol K9 division food vendors, games for
1 ids and big screen television raffle. $10 parking. No
entry lee Call 482-4570.
Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 4:30-
5:30 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
,rChurch. 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.

)Toys for Tots applications Anchorage
Children's Home. 4452 Clinton St., Marianna. Ap-
plicationrs will be taken until noon on Dec. 6. All toys
will be distributed on Dec. 21 starting at 10 a.m.
4 Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion
6:30 p.m. in AA room of First United Methodist
Church 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna. Attendance
nirited to persons with a desire to stop drinking.
4 Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting 8 p.m. in
the board room ofCampbellton-Graceville Hospital,
5429 College Drive. Graceville.

Chipola Chapter, NSDAR celebrate 55th an-
niversary 11 a m. at The Oaks Restaurant in Mar-
anna. Founding members will be honored and those
with connection o themwill be recognized. Special
guest State Vice Regent Virginia Poffenberger will
be the Ieyrolte speal-er Everyone interested in DAR
is invited. Reservations are not required. Dutch
treat. Call 6381947 or cidfordan@bellsouth.net
Employability Workshop 2:30 p.m. Marianna
One Stop Career Center Career Exploration with
0N-Jet. Free arid open to public. Facilitated by a
certified motivational career coach. To register visit

The :ubjmison deadlrine ic'r ihi: c lerndar is tio da3,c er publication. Submit to: Community Calendar, Jackson County Fboridan, P. 0. Box 520, Marianna, FL 32447,
email eddit.r-ij.:i..ridai:i:imtj. c'5-482-4478 or bring items to 4403 Constitution Lane in Marianna.

Marianna Police Department
The Marianna Police Department listed
the following incidents for No%" 11, the
latest available report: One abandoned
vehicle, one suspicious vehicle, one special
detail, one report of mental illness, rwvo
physical disturbances, one verbal dis-
rurbance, one structure fire, one burglar
alarm, four traffic stops, one trespass com-
plaint, six property checks, one retail theft,
and six home security checks.

Jackson County Sheriff's Offices
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office and
county fire/rescue reported the following
incidents for Nov. 11, the latest available
report: One armed/dangerous person, one

Police Roundup
accident with no injury, two deaths (both
natural causes), two abandoned vehicles,
one suspicious vehicle, one
suspicious vehicle, two sus-
^-2Z7~i^ picious persons, one escort,
t M two highway obstructiorns,
CRIME one struck ureburglary. one
% vehicle burglary;, wo verbal
disturbances, one pedes-
trian complaint, one prowler, two residen-
tial fires, 16 medical calls, one traffic crash,
two burglar alarms, one report of shooting
in the area, 17 traffic stops, three larceny
complaints, one criminal mischief com-
plaint, three civil disputes, two trespass
complaints, one juvenile complaint, one
animal complaint, one fraud complaint, 21
property checks, one assist of a motorist
or pedestrian, one retail theft, one assist

of another agency, one public service call,
one transport, one Baker Act transport, one
threat or harassment complaint, and one
911 hang-up.

Jackson County
Correctional Facility
The following persons were booked into
the county jail during the latest reporting
Caralee Hall, 26,2897 Caledonia St,
Marianna, possession of prescription pills
without a prescription, possession of drug
Jail Population: 208
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).



(850) 482-3051

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1arianna FFA continues to bp the largest livestock exhibitor at -National Peanut
Festival. Marianna exhibited 31'animals'h six different breeds. Cheyenne Welch
showed the Grand Champion Parthenais and Katie Mayo had the Reserve Cham-
pion Parthenais. Garrett Will i ams exhibited the Grand Champion Limousine. Dustyn
Sweeney showed the Reserve Champion Brahma heifer and Kyle Snyder showed the Reserve'
Champion All otherBreed heifer. Pictured (fromleft) are: Desmond Knox, Jennifer Korne-
gay, Skyler Skipper, Karley Milton, Jake Sims, Garrett Williams, Dashonna Dawson, Vicky
Garrett, Darby Sweeney, Sadie Mayo, Jeb Bruner, Kaulder Kressman, Tim Snyder, Dustyh
Sweeney, HaleyRobertson, Morgan Sweeney, Kyle Snyder, Sadie Mayo and Cheyenne Welch.


Marianna Optimist Members'recehtlv
welcomed Jennifer Griffin (right) of Cov-
enant Hospice as its guest speaker. Griffin
explained to the gathering of men about
'the many services provided to patients
, and their families by hospice, aid that
the. end- of-life seMvices, are provided to
/patients regardless of their ability to pay.
Griffin was introduced by club member
Hayes Baggett and is seen here with club
president George Gay. -

Pictured in photo: Jeanie Sangaree, Sangaree Oil Company
and Fred Cook, director of Chipola Family Ministries.

Sangaree Oil Company/BP
donate $6,500 check to

Chipola Family Ministries
Special to the- Floridan marketers as ',a way to
support the communi-
Sangaree Oil Co. owner ties in which they do
and operator of 10 con- business.
venience stores and a l- BP and Sangaree Oil of-
cal BP Branded Marketer fered this donation to
recently donated $6,500 Chipola Family Ministries
to Chipola, Family Mliis- Food Bank and Cloth-
tries Food Bank and Cloth- ing store to give back and,
ing Store through the BP provide support to the
Fueling Communities community. -
program.. Chipola Family Min-
The BP Fueling Coin- istries in 2012 distrib-
munities program pro- uted 259,318 pounds of
vides grants to local food and, 19,646 articles
organizations that are of clothing to 15,000
nominated by BP's people in our community.

Sneads Elementary School

Announces Top Readers
for First Nine Weeks
Special to the Floridan
Dunaway.31.5, Levi Mc-
The following students Daniel 27.7 and Daylin
earned the most Acceler- Williams 25.8
ated Reader. points for the Fourth grade Kennady
first nine weeks at Sneads Harrell 23.6, Abigail Hicks
Elementary School: 22.8 and Kala Brown 21.0
Fifth grade Samantha
First grade Ky lee Al- Adkins 60.8, Brian Burns
day 7.9, Joseph Smith 6.7 29.4 and Elise Smith 24.8.
and Brodie Basford 5.5; .
i Second grade Mary -
Grace. Rogers 21.3, Ella .--*,
Sprouse 17.5 and John .
i) Third grade,- Tommy ni


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Our Opinion


Take a drive out of Niarianna in any direction, and
before the song on the radio ends, you'll likely
be surrounded by farmland. Jackson County is
blessed with acre after acre of rich soil that yields a '
variety of crops, provides a living and a way oflife for
many area families and undergirds the area's economy.
Those who make their living from the land and its
related industries aren't recognized enough, it seems,
considering that, without agriculture, Jackson County
would be far less than it is today.
On Friday, the local farming industry will get its due
at the annual Farm City Day Breakfast at the Agriculture
Conference Center in Marianna.
We applaud those Jackson County residents involved
in farming and related businesses, and are cheered that
the community's recognition of their contributions goes
back generations, with this year's breakfast being the
40th such event.
-In the spirit that makes our region special, those who
arrived to be celebrated will likely arrive with ajar of
peanut butter in hand. The collected staple will later be'
distributed to area food pantries. Even as they're being
thanked, our good farm families are thinking of others.
We extend thanks to all, from those who plow the
fields to those who weigh and grade the crops, and
congratulate those who are being recognized for their
stellar contributions and accomplishments.


Tampa Tribune on

collecting online s-ales taxes
T he case against requiring online retailers to
collect'state sales taxes gets thinner with each
passing year.
Most recently, the decision by Amazon to build ware-
houses in Hillsborough and Polk counties means the
world's largest online retailer will now be required to
collect the 6 percent tax on Florida sales.
That should open the door for legislative action to
impose the requirement on all online retailers, even
those without any physical operations in the state..
Doing so would level the playiIg field for-brick-and-
mortar stores, which must charge the sales tax and are
at a decided disadvantage when competing with online
retailers exempt from collecting the tax.
But don't hold your breath. Even though hundreds
of millions of dollars in revenue could be generated
annually for the state, lawmakers seeking re-election
may be reluctant to have theirnames attached to
legislation being miscast by its opponents as a tax
Just to be clear, the issue is not about increasing taxes.
It's about fairness, and about capturing revenue that is
owed to the state but that goes uncollected because of
antiquated laws. Lawmakers should look beyond the
politics and pass legislation this year that positions the
state to receive the sales taxes.
If lawmakers want to mitigate the tax load on Florid-
ians, they can make the legislation "revenue neutral,"
meaning the added revenue from online sales tax col-
lections will be offset by tax cuts in other areas....
Under federal law, online retailers without a physical
presence in a state are not required to collect the sales
taxes and remit them to those states. But there
is .a congressional effort to change that. The federal
Marketplace Fairness Act has passed the U.S. Senate
but is stuck in the House, where it faces tea party '
Online sales are growing at a:rapid rate. In North
America, they topped $364 billion in 2012. They are
expected this year to reach $1,3 trillion worldwide.
With the holiday season around the corner, the state's
retailers can only watch as the out-of-state retailers of-
fer the same merchandise online at lower prices, thanks
to. outdated state and federal laws.',
That's not fair. Congress, and the Florida Legislature,
should put self-interest aside and fix the law.

Letter to the9 EMiO. ,,' ''': i
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No O i d'.i. sablee

e was just land of left
by himself," a friend of
'',:LHRichard Shoop com-
mented to reporters.
I never met Shdop, but I nearly
ran into him a few nights ago at
a Nordstrom in Paramus, N.J. He
had just shot a rifle in the air there,
starting a mass panic and police
lockdown that ended in Shoop
committing suicide. Like every
other customer and worker in the
mall at the time of the incident,
I'm unharmed Shoop evidently
wasn't prepared to hurt anyone but
himself. I just cant get Shoop off
my mind.
Based on the media testimony of
family and friends, Shoop, seemed
like he was trying to be functional.
He went to work and' lived his life.
But he would fall into addiction,
violence anid confusion. And he's'
not alone.
Iniher book "Men on Strike," Dr.
Helen Smith writes that in 2010,
more, than 38,000 people killed
themselves in the United States
-more than 30,000 of them men.
Why would Shoop choose to terror-
ize a mall before taking his own life?
Perhaps because we don't'notice
people until they do something
really crazy.
"People care almost as little
about suicide in young men as
they do about men in general,
which is to say, not a lot," Smith;
also the author of "Scarred Heart,"
a book about teens who kill. She ;
adds: "In a world where everyone
is so busy and the culture full of'i
hostility for men and boys their
inner psychological life is taboo un-
less it conforms, to the societal ideal
... Add to this constant barrage
of cable news giving media time to
mass shooters over and over, and
it is little wonder that aconfuised
young man thinks thatthe way to

);2th itynLo'pez,

gain recognition and attention to
his plight is by a public display of
suicide, or worse, harming others."'
judging from reports, it seems
clear Shoop "was deeply unhappy"
for presently unknown reasons, and
appeared to.want to kill himself in
a dramatic way. Dr. Sally Satel, a
staff psychiatrist at the Oasis Clinic
in Washington, D.C., and author of
many books on psychiatry, policy
and treatment, comments.
"When people start talking about
giving away their possessions and
the 'already seem withdrawn and
hint at killing themselves, you have
to take that combination very seri-
ously," she cautions.
"My general advice to friends,
family and co-workers is to take an
interest, pay! attention, and inquire.
when they see another person
appearing to 'drift' lit strange
directions," says Aaron Kheriaty,
a clinical professor in the Depart-
ment of Psychiatry at the Univer-
sity of California, Irvine, and lead
author of "The Catholic Guide to
"Make the effort to get to know
the person a little bit,.and then get
below the surface chit-chat," Dr.
Kheriary says. "If you simply take
the trouble to ask with an attitude
of wanting to assist, most people
will open up. IT they open up, then
you can begin to build some trust.
This does not need to take a long
'time. From there, a suggestion to

seek help from a mental health
professional is more likely to-be
well-received than if it came at the
person out of the blue."
Shortly after Shoop- had been.
found dead, a picture of Pope
Francis embracing the severely
disfigured head of a man with a
genetic disorder went viral, captur-
ing the public imagination with the /
possibilities of love, of real encorn-
ters with one another, beyond; as
Kheriaty said, the superficial.
The pope has recently been
talking about a throwaway culture
where we treat people as if they are
disposable; something in Shoop'S
life-or a temnpuing darkness
in his head, an ache in his heart
seems to have led him to believe
that he'was. But nothing could be
further from the truth. If he could
only be reached by the outpouring
of love of family and friends as they
faced the watching world in the
aftermath of the tragedy.
It's too late to embrace Shoop
and give him the love and help he
needed. Instead of screaming
about gun laws. let's grapple
* with better ways to reach the
tormented, to keep them from
abandonment, to help families aid
the mentally ill. and to let every
man and woman know they are
not disposable, that we have not
'thrown them away to be alone
with scars on their hearts and
darkness in their heads. There is.
no magic wand to keep what hap-
pened at the Paramus mall from
happening again, but building
and nurturing a culture where we
.have actual, fulfilling personal -
interactions amid a supportive,
nourishing culture couldn't
* Kathryn Lopez is the editor-at-large of National
Review Online www.nationalreview.com. She can
be contactedat klopez@nati6nalreview.com.

Affordable care depends on the size of'your subsidy

TAW. hat does the word "afford-
\\f1i able" in the Affordable
W.V Care Act mean? Many
people might assume it means
Obamacare will make health
coverage less expensive. That's
certainly the impression President
Obama gave when he promised his
national health care scheme would
"cut the average family's premium
by. about $2,500 per year."
But Obama arnd the Democrats
who passed the law didn't really
*mean that premiums will go down.
What they meant was that pre-
miums might well go up, but the,
government will give some Ameri-
cans money with which they can
paythe higher premiumsaand still
come out ahead.
For some people that will be true.
For others, riot so much. Unlike
Social Security and Medicare,
Obamacare is a means-tested
-.entitlement program. It will give
- low-income Americans'substantial
taxpayer-paid subsidies with which
to purchase insurance. People
who make a bit more will receive
smaller subsidies, and -those above
a certain income level will receive'
no subsidies at all. If theyhave to
purchase'higher-priced coverage,
that's their problem.
The pro-reform Kaiser Family
Foundation has created on its web-
site a subsidy calculator into which
anyone can enter his location,
income and family size to come
up with an estimate of how big, or
small, his Obamacare subsidy will
Start, for example, with a low-in-
come family of four living near St.
Louis, Mo., with $35,325 in house-
hold income (that is 150 percent .of
the federal poverty rate for a family
that size). A Silver Plan policy for
the family would have an annual
premium of $8,088, according to
Kaiser. But the family would receive
a taxpayer-paid subsidy of $6.675,
which means the family would pay,

By-o inYork

with its own money, just $1,413
for the coverage. (Kaiser chose
the Silver'Plan for-the calcula-
tor because that is the plan that
determines the size of Obamacare
Of course, most families of four in
Missouri make more than $35,325
a year. The 2012 Census Bureau
estimated that the median income
for a Missouri family of four was-
$72,230 meaning that half the
state's families of four are below
that level 'and half are above.
For a family that is right on the
median income, $72,230, the
annual premium would still be
$8,088, but the taxpayer-paid sub-
sidy would fall to $1,226, meaning
the family wolild pay, with its own
money, $6,862 for the coverage. Is
that a better deal than they have
now? Maybe yes, and maybe no; In
any event, they won't save as much
as the president-promised.
Finally, chose a higher income
level, but one' at which there are
still a lot of people. For a family of
four with an income of $85,000, the
premium remains $8,088 but the
subsidy shrinks to just $13 a year,
meaning the family will pay, with
its own money, $8,075 for coverage.
So that family will technically re-
ceive help. with its health care costs
- but not really.
For families above that level, and
there are a lot of them, the subsidy
will be $0. The bottom line is, when
- or if- large numbers of people
actually begin purchasing cover-
age on the Obamacare exchanges,
many will find the much-touted,

subsidies aren't for them.
And that will be the key question
of Obamacare: Will it help more
people than it hurts,, or will it hurt
more people than it helps? If the
answer is the former, Obamacare
might become a permanent feature
of American life. If the answer is the
latter, it will be politically unsus-
tainable and will fail.
The administration and its
defenders might argue that the
numbers will be a bit different, that
some premiums could be lower or,
subsidies higher. But the basics are
the same: Obamacare is all about
subsidies, and "affordable" means
the government is paying for all or
part of it.
That is why the administration '
and its defenders are urging Demo-
crats nervous about the disastrous
Obamacare rollout to just waitfor
the subsidies to arrive. When that
happens, they say, the Obamacare
controversy will'subside..
Whatever the case, the.cost
to taxpayers will be enormous.
Obamacare limits the percentage
of income that subsidy-receiving
Americans have to spend on health
coverage. Those at the top of the
subsidy ladder are obligated to
spend no more than 9.5 percent of
-,their income.on premiums. Those
lower down pay a lower percent-
age for that family of four with
$35,325 in annual income, it would
be 4 percent.
The percentage of income that
people pay doesn't change if the
price of coverage goes up. So if the
$8,088 premium becomes a $10,000
premium, or a $12,000 premium,
the subsidy recipient doesn't have
to pay more. It's the subsidy paid
for by taxpayers -'. that goes up.
So the "affordable" in Affordable
Care Act doesn't really mean afford-
able at all.

Byron York is chief political correspondent for
The Washington Examiner.

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Emily Chambliss from Mrs. Zick's homeroom was the overall
winner. Briana Barton, Mrs. Hall's homeroom came in second

Cottondale Elementary School

announces spelling bee winners

Special to the Floridan

The Cottondale Elemen-
tary School 2013-2014
school-wide spelling bee
was held on Friday, No-
vember 8th in the school
Seven children, who
had won *bees in their
classrooms,' represent-
ed the fifth grade. Em-

ily Chambliss from Mrs.
Zick's homeroom was the
overall winner. Briana
Barton, Mrs. Hall's home-
room, came in second
place. Both girls will rep-
resent Cottondale El-
ementary School at the
district spelling bee later
this year. Congratula-
tions to all our wonderful

School: (back row, left to right) Ethan Parris, Naquanna
Wynn, Jaden Patterson; (front row, left to right) Ty'kece
Bryant, Briana Barton, Emily Chambliss and Vallari Joyner.
Also pictured is Maria White, CES fifth grade Language Arts
teacher and Spelling Bee coordinator.

Jackson Alternative

School Honor Roll

Lists 1st 9 weeks

High School 9-12 grades:
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Faulk, Colton Hall, Dakota
McDonald and Madison

Middle School 6-8
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hIjured sea turtle treated at Miami Seaquarium

The'Associated Press

MIAMI A threatened
sea turtle is being treated
for a life-threatening gash
to its shell after apparently
being struck by a boat in
South Florida, officials
said Tuesday. -
A Miami homeowner
spotted the lethargic, in-
jured loggerhead turtle
Monday in a canal that
leads into, :Biscayne Bay,
said Florida Fish andWild -
life Conservation Coin-
mission spokesman Jorge
The 250-pound turtle
had a severe gash run-
ning the length of its
shell, and it was missing
its right front flipper, Pino
Wildlife officers loaded
the turtle onto their boat,
covered it with a damp
towel from the hom-
eowner and took it to the
Miami Seaquarium for
The turtle is fairly ac-
tive but also is showing
signs of anemia, which

In this Monday, Nov. 11, photo provided by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission, an injured loggerhead turtle is wrapped in a towel after being rescued from a
Miami canal. Officials say a boat struck the turtle, cutting off a flipper and leaving a deep
gash on the shell. The turtle was taken to the Miami Seaquarium in Key Biscayne, Fla.

may indicate that it is suf-
fering from parasites that
may have made the turtle
listless and vulnerable to
a boat strike, Seaquarium
spokeswoman Cristina
Rodriguez said.
Veterinarians will
treat the turtle for para-
sites and disinfect the
wound to its shell before
determining how

Golson Elementary School

A Honor Roll:
First grade: Dexter Adams,
Cameron Allen, Taylof Arunkul,
'Meghan Beebe; Madison Ben-
nett, Nykavian Bradley, Jaylen
Bragg, Madison Brown, Parker
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Daysha Couch. Kaylie Danley,
Joshua Da-vis. Hanria Dean, Ga-
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'iston Hatcher, Kenyon Holden,
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Catlin Johnson, Emmanuel
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'Norman-Partirick, Sophia *
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Pobertc Olin R oboroiugh,
Jessic 3Rusi Lernys Sarah.
Jaquarius Smalley, Amarii
Spiresi'Dakota Strickland,)
Caleb Thomas, Nicolas Tocci,
Skylar Toole, Jennifer Vasquez-
Gabriel, Chandler Wallace. Em-
ily Ward. Jasmine Washinglon,
Sarah Weeks. Maddison Weis.
AubreeWhitfield. Parker Willis'
and Thatcher Wood.
Second Grade: Leaunah
Baler Emily Benton. Jos-eph
Brurinr, Ava Butler PatriclCar-
rel Jorathan Chabot Jasmine
Charlton, Brandon Cone,
Voicrilousai ., Aliza Ehsan,
Hailey Finch, '.1ajry Gause,
Micrael Ri.e.Colton Griffin,
Faridall H.agan Tyler Harris,
Aubrie Hinson,'Alexis Holden,
.Susic hollis, Erika Holloway,
iylan Laramore, Ryan Law,

Gravson Lozano. Adalia Mag-
nani, Jesse may, Ryne Melzer,
Cheyenne Miller, Jaren Miller,
-Maygen Minton, Keyana Myers,
Coleman Reagan. Martre' Riley,
Hunter Shuler. Alayna Sims,
Zoe Sims A'laZva Smith. Carley
iSmith, Taylor Smith, Alyson
Stewart, Tristan Suduth, Taylor
Swearingen. Kennedy Temples,
Elizab-thTipton Jaydisoin
TolinAte.andria Turner-Avery.
Taegan Turner-Avery, Vincent
Vu, Trinity Weeks and Leah
A/B Honor Roll:
First grade: Hunter Anderson,
isabella Arbona, Erin Aydelotte,
Danielle Bolden, Cole Borges,
Cla'asia Brunson, Chevy Bur-
dette, Tyler Canhady, Addyson
Chambliss. Aman Clemns.
Trenlen Corbett. Destini Curry,
Ian Donaldson, Destiny Dor-
man, Makiyah Figgers. Amanda
Gararione, Da shonna Gardner.
'jrhnrGibson. Tvre e Goldsmith
1Layla Goodwin; Kayelin'Green,
* Dustin Hall. Daniel Hardy.
*.La'grrion Harvey. Lily Hatcher,
Jariniya Hearns. Landon Hol-
ister, Zactery Huey. Kamron
Hughes. Matthew Hussey,
.aith Jackson. Bianca Johnson.
Omarion Johnson. Brayden
Joseph, Jamarion Lasane,
Thomas Lassmanrin. Gregory
Lee, Kaiden Lepko, Kaydeh,
Long. Cedric. Lyons. Kaleb
Meredith. JaVia Merriel, Lane
Mistrot, Mason Mobley. la-
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Allison rJoble, Jada Owens.
Aaliyah Patterson. Gavin Pe-
lerson. Jonathan Pares. Pious,
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turtle's rehabilita-
tion. The gash through!,
its shell is life-threatening,
but it didn't damage the
spine so the turtle's mobil-
ity is not affected, Rodri-
guez said.
The gash, could take
months or years to heal
completely., Rodriguez
said. One possible treat-

ment involves temporar-
ily placing metal plates
across the shell to close
the gap.
The missing flipper ap-
pears to be an old injury
that doesn't threaten the
turtle's stirvial, Rodriguez
Loggerhead sea' turtles
.protected by state and
federal laws.

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Refuge House receives grant from the Mary Kay foundation'

In recognition of Domestic Vi-
olence Awareness Month in Oc-
tober, the Mary Kay Foundation
awarded Refuge House a $20,000
unrestricted grant to maintain
critical 'services and programs
for individuals who are survivors
of domestic abuse.
Refuge House is our region's
state certified provider of direct
services and advocacy for vic-
tims of domestic violence and
sexual assault. Refuge House
provides crisis services to over
5,000 individuals in the Big Bend
area every year.
The $20,000 Mary Kay Founda-
tion grant will be used to support
our weekly Women's Empower-
ment Series, offering personal
growth gatherings including "My
Window; My World," "Express
Yourself" and "The Decision Is
Mine," offered in Spanish and in
Refuge House is proud to have
been chosen for this treasured

grant. Our weekly empower- violence."
ment groups offer our shelter Grants are awarded to at least
residents the opportunity to ex- one domestic violence shelter
plore their talents, interests, and in every state, the District of
strengths-with encouragement Columbia and Puerto Rico. Re-
and love. maining grants are distributed
Each year, the Mary Kay Foun- based on state population with
dation awards $3 million in Florida receiving a total of nine
grants to 150 domestic violence grants.
shelters in all 50 states, the Dis- For nearly 20 years the Mary
trict of Columbia and Puerto Kay Foundation has supported
Rico. the prevention and elimination
"The Mary Kay Foundation of domestic violence, an epidem-
is proud to support local shel- ic that touches one in every four
ters that are on the front lines of women in her lifetime. Through
helping the thousands of wom- the Foundation's annual shelter
en and children who seek shelter grant program, $34 million has
and support from abuse," said been granted to domestic vio-
Anne Crews, Vice President of lence organizations since 2000.
Government Relations for Mary To see a full list of 2013 grant
Kay Inc., and board member for recipients or for more informa-
the Mary Kay Foundation. "The tion please visit www.marykay
shelter grants are a signature foundation.org
program for the Mary Kay Foun- About Refuge House
dation and represent just'one of
the ways we are committed to Founded in 1978, Refuge
breaking the cycle of domestic House is the state certified do-

mestic violence and sexual as-
sault center serving "Big Bend"
eight counties in north central
Florida. Our comprehensive
services include two 24-hour
crisis lines, two emergency shel-
ters, rape crisis SANE services,
transitional housing, individual
and group counseling for adults
and children, therapy, childcare
services, community education
and professional training and
courthouse advocacy.
Our goals are to serve all people
affected by domestic violence
and sexual, assault across the
eight counties of the Big Bend,
and to reduce and eliminate do-
mestic and sexual violence in all
of our communities. We are es-
pecially committed to providing
effective services for immigrant
and prostituted survivors, who
are significantly underserved in
our communities.
For more, information about
Refuge House, Inc and the ser-

vices they provide or to find out.
how you can give back please
visit www.refugehouse.com or
call 85.0-922-6062.
About the Mary Kay
The Mary Kay Foundationwas
created in 1996, and its mission
is two-fold: to fund research of
cancers affecting women and to
help prevent domestic violence
while raising awareness of the
Since the Foundation's incep-
tion, it has awarded $34 million
to shelters and programs ad-
dressing domestic violence pre-
vention and more than $20 mil-
lion to cancer researchers and
.related causes throughout'the
United States..
To learn more about The
Mary Kay Foundation, please
visit www.marykayfounda-
tion.org or call 1-877-MKCSRES

Cottondale travel agent

among top in her field

Davine Shores of Travel-
express recently returned
from Las Vegas, Nev., af-
ter attending three days
of top-tier travel industry
training and network-
ing hosted by Nexion, the
travel industnys premier
host travel agency She was
part of a group of over 500
travel industry profession-
als attending "CoNexion
2013," held Sept. 26-28 at
the Paris Las Vegas Hotel &
Celebrating CoNexion's
5th anniversary, this year's
theme was "Place. Your
Bet on Success" and en-
couraged agents to con-
nect with each other and
to utilize the many great
tools and resources Nexion
makes available for Shores
to ultimately better assist
area travelers. CoNexion
featured 45,hours of travel
training seminars, six en-
gaging general sessions
*and various opportunities
for travel agents to connect
with industry leaders:
"By attending CoNexdon
2013, Ewas able to network
and share best practices
with other home-based
travel agent professionals
who share the sane pas-
sion for helping people ex-
perience once in a lifedtme
opportunities, as I do," said

Shores, who is an indepen-
dent travel agent serving
travelers for

Shores industry ex-
shores ecutives to
learn about new tools and
resources that will allow
me to continue providing
the kind of expertise my
clients. need and, deserve,"
she said.
According to Nexion
agents, one of the most-
highly valued benefits in
attending CoNexion is the.
opportunity to, meet face-
to-face with top cruise,
tour and airline execu-
tives as well as hotel, car
rental and travel insurance
In addition to CoNedon's
General Sessions and mini-
sessions, Shores attended
a number of specialized
workshops, includingWave
of Innovation, Norwegian
Cruise Line, Successful
Fundralsing Groups, and
Sell the Rivers with Viking.
To tap into Shores's travel
expertise, contact her at
557-0233. online at tvix-.
press.com or in person
at 1952 Bethlehern Road,

Starbucks to pay $2.76B

in coffee spat with Kraft

The Associated Press

NEW YORK An arbi-
trator has concluded that
Starbucks must pay $2.76
billion to settle a dispute
with Kraft over coffee distri-
bution. The two consumer
products companies had
been locked in a fight for
three years after Starbucks
Corp- fired Kraft as its dis-
tributor of packaged coffee
to grocery chains.
The arbitrator deter-
mined that Starbucks must
pay $2.23 billion in damag-
es' arid $527 million in at-
tdrney fees, Starbucks arid
M6ndelez said Tuesday.
Deerfield, Ill.-based
Mondelez International
Inc., which spun off Kraft
Foods Group in October
2012, will 'get the award.
Mondelez, whose brands
include Cadbury, Oreo
and Tang, said that it plans
use the money left after
expenses and taxes to buy
back stock.
Shares of Mondelez rose
97 cents, or 3 percent, to
$33.40 in after-hours trad-
ing. Starbucks' stock fell
$1.20, or 1.5 percent, to
$79,41. '
Kraft began exclusive-
ly marketing Starbucks
roasted and grounded cof-
fee in stores -in 1998, and
renegotiated the contract
in 2004. The contract was
set to expire in 20I4.'But in
November 2010, Starbucks
told Kraft it was severing
its agreement with Kraft,
Kraft initiated arbitration
proceedings to "challenge
the termination. The two
officially separated in

Starbucks had said in
.2010 that Kraft had not
done what was mandated
under the contract, failing
to work closely with the
company on marketing
decisions and customer
contacts. The Seattle com-
pany said then that its'de-
cision to sever relations
with Kraft was consistent
with the contract's terms.'
Starbucks plans a confer-
ence call to discuss the de-
cision this morning. It said
t it will book the. award as a
charge to fiscal 2013 oper-
ating expenses.

Wal-Mart ste
The Associated Press

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.,'
said Tuesday that it will
start offering its holiday
deals in its stores at 6 p.m.
on Thanksgiving two
hours earlier than last
The world's largest re-
tailer will stagger holiday
deals throughout the night
and into "Black Friday,"
the day after Thanksgiv-
ing that is traditionally the
busiest shopping day of
,the year. '
The company also said
that it will increase its
stock of TVs by 65 percent
and double the number
of tablet computers for
sale that weekend. It's also
bulking up the list of guar-
anteed popular items that
it will sell in designated
sections of its store to 21,
from three' last year.
Wal-Mart is respond-
ing, to what's expected to
be a fiercely. competitive
holiday shopping season.
Black 'Friday has tradi-
tionally been the, official
kickoff to. the period,
but in the last few years,
that start has crept into
Thanksgiving. This year,
stores including Macy's
Inc., J:C. Penney Co, and
Kohl's Corp. are open-
ing. for'the first time, on
Thanksgiving evening.
Another stores. includ-
ing Best Buy' Co., an-
nounced earlier .opening
on Thanksgiving.
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Monday. Duncan Mac- group, expects an increase shorter than in 2012.

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ing officer at Wal-Nart's
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sion, said the dis-
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petitive landscape
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Thanksgiving morning,
some of, which will be
the -same as those of-
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at the stores later in the
The'stakes are high for
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NEW YORK They set out to
build the tallest skyscraper in the
world a giant that would rise
a symbolic 1,776 feet from the
ashes of ground zero.
Those aspirations of global su-
premacy fell by the wayside long
ago, but New York won a con-
solation prize Tuesday when an
international architectural panel
said it would recognize One
World Trade Center as the tallest
skyscraper in the United. States.
The Council on Tall Buildings
and Urban Habitat, considered
a world authority on supersized

skyscrapers, announced its deci-
sion at simultaneous news con-
ferences in New York and Chica-
go, home to the 1,451-foot Willis
Tower, which is being dethroned
as the natiQn's-tallest building.
Measuring the height of a
building would seem to be a sim-
ple thing, but in the case of the
new World Trade Center tower it
is complicated by the 408-foot-
tall needle atop the skyscraper's
The council's verdict rested
on a conclusion that the needle
should be counted as part of the
building's total height. Without
it, the tower would he just 1,368

feet tall, the same height as the
originalWorld Trade Center. That
would make it smaller than not
only the Willis, but also a 1,397-
foot apartment building being
built a short subway ride away
near Central Park.
Speaking at his office in New
York, council chairman Timothy
Johnson, an architect at the glob-
al design firm NBBJ, said the de-
cision by the 25-member height
committee had more "tense
moments" than usual, given the
skyscraper's importance as a pa-
triotic symbol.
"I was here on 9/11. 1 saw the
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Freeport Chapel
Funeral Home
150 East Highway 20
Freeport, Florida 3243

Mary Pender

Mrs. Mary Pender Derck,
age 60, passed away Wed-
needay, November 6, 2013.
She was born August 29,
1953 in Marianna, Florida
to Robert Pender and
Evelyn Thomas Pender.
Mrs. Derck was Method-
ist by faith and a member
of Point Washington Unit-
ed Methodist Church. She
was a resident of Santa Ro-
sa Beach, Florida. She
graduated from Agnes
Scott College in Atlanta,
Georgia receiving her
Bachelor's Degree in Liber-
al Arts. She owned and op-
erated Uptown Girls, Lilly
Pads and Goodie 2 Shoes in
Grayvton Beach, Florida.
She was very experienced
in Fashion Design and In-
terior Design. She was a
very talented cook and
greatly enjoyed her work.
Mrs. Derck is preceded
in death by her mother
Evelyn Thomas Pender.
Mrs. Derck.is survived by
her loving husband of 33
years, Tony D. Derck of
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida;
father, Robert R. Pencfer of
Seagrove Beach, Florida;
two sons. Keanen Derck of
Santa Rosa Beach, Daniel
Derck of HicksJille. Ohio;.
daughter, Traces' Harris
and husband Philip of At-
lanta, Georgia; rwo broth-
ers, Bob Pender Jr. of Ma-
rianna, Florida, John

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original metal roof in-
stalled in 1927 when the
school was built."When
the rehabilitation is com-
plete, the old Bascom-
School is expected to serve
the greater northeast Jack-
son County communities
as a focal point for social,
educational and cultural
- activities. A wide variety
of groups and organiza-
tions will be able to use the
"new" 86-year old facility,

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50 feet from your home
and other structures, and
at least 100 feet from your
neighbors' structures.
People who use natural
gas or propane heaters
should make sure their
'homes are properly venti-
lated so that fumes do not
build up and cause serious
health risks that may not
be easily detected because
of the odorless nature
of those gases. Birge
strongly recommends that

Pender of Atlanta, Georgia,
and sister, Evelyn A.
Pender of Tallahassee,
Funeral services were
held Monday, November
11, 2013 at Point Washing-
ton Methodist Church with
Reverend Spencer Turnip-
seed officiating.
Donations may be made
to Emerald Coast Oncology
at Sacred Heart Hospital on
the Emerald Coast.
You may go online to
view obituary, offer condo-
lences and sign guest book
at www.clary-glerin.com.
Clary Glenn Freeport
Chapel Funeral Home was
entrusted with the arrange-
James and Lipford
Funeral Home
P.O.Box 595/5390
Cotton St.
Graceville, FL 32440

Julia Marilyn

Julia Marilyn Nollette, 68
of Greenwood, FL passed
away, Tuesday, November
12. 2013 a! her residence.
Funeral service will be
held 2 p.m., Thursday, No-
vember 14,, 2013 at the
Chapel of James and
Lipford Funeral Home.
Burial will follow in Dam-
ascus CemeteLry with lames
and Lipford Funeral Home
in Gracei-ille directing.
Family will receive friends
at the funeral home Wed-
nesday, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Ms. Nollette was born in
Graceville. FL on January
14, 1945 to the Jate Clar-
ence and Syble, Everidge
McSwain. She retired as a
Residential Training In-
structor from Sunland. Ms.
Nollette was a member o0
Damascus Baptist Church.
Preceded in death by pa-
rents, son Tony Robbins.
daughter Terri Cook, and
brother Dale M cSwain.
Survived by one son'
Christ9pher Nollette, TX;

renovation organizers say.
The proceeds from nu-
merous local fuindraisers
will be used to continue
-,the, renovation of the old-
school to ttrn it into alfunc-
tioning building. "We have,
raised more than $40,000
to date," said Donnie Ray
Southwell, treasurer for
the project. In addition to
individual fundraising ac-
tivities, the group is also
pursuing public and pri-
vate grants to help support
the renovation.
Betrry Ann Bedis Alter, co-
chairman of the project,

residents invest in carbon
monoxide detectors if the\
use these sources of heat.
And everyone should
have a smoke detector, he
Now is also a good time
to change the batteries in
those devices, he said.
Currently, the ciry has
a supply of free smoke
detectors and batteries,
thanks to a special grant.
Residents of Marianna
who wish to obtain those
should contact the NIFD
or come by the station and
fill out a form. Depart-
ment firefighters will

two daughters Michelle
Shannon (Michael), Grace-
ville, Heather Nollette,
Greenwood; sister Yulon-
dia Wilson (Dennis), Talla-
hassee, FL; sister-in-law
Nancy McSwain, Grace-
ville; three grandchildren
Devin Shannon, Justin
Shannon (Natalie), Miguel
Pabon (Jacqueline), two
great granddaughters Em-
ma Kay Shannon, Elaina
Grace Pabon; several nie-
ces and nephews.
Expressions of sympathy
can be made at
http: / /www.jamesandlipford.com/

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3960 Lafayette Street
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Interment will follow at
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Marianna Chapel Funer-
al Home is in charge of ar-
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may be submitted online at


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said prospects are good for
additional grant money.
"Last month, the group
was advised that we were
ranked fifth in the state -
out of 29 applicants --to
receive our $50,000 grant
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install them, as well, at no
People with central heat
and air conditioning units
may notice a burning
smell briefly when they
use their units for the first
time each season because
of the dust that can col-
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Sen. David Vitter, R-La., walks to the Senate at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 12.
Vitter cast the lone vote in opposition to a bill designed to tightenigovernment oversight
of pharmacies that custom-mix prescription drugs. a measure to make lawmakers disclose
which of their aides are enrolling in the president's new health care program as part of an
ongoing effort to discredit "Obamacare."

Senate votes to advance

specialty pharmacy bil

The Associated Press'

Senate voted Tuesday to
advance a bill designed to
tighten government over-
sight of pharmacies that
custom-mix prescription
drugs, in the wake of last
y-ear's deadly meningitis
outbreak tied to contami-
nated pain injections.
The bill cleared a par-
liamentary hurdle on a
97-1 vote, indicating its
overwhelming support in
the Senate. The legisla-
tion, passed by the House
in September, also cre-
ates a national system
for tracking prescription
drugs from manufactur-
ers to retail pharmacies.
Final passage sending
it to President Barack
* Obama for his signature
could come as early as
,The lone' vote against
the measure came from
Sen. David Virter. The
Louisiana Republican
is championing a mea-
sure to make lawmakers
disclose which of their
aides are enrolling in the
president's; new health
care program as part of an
ongoing effort to discredit
The compounding
pharmacy bill is intended
to prevent a repeat of last
year's fungal meningi-
iis outbreak that killed
64 people and sickened
more than 750 others
across the U.S. The sick-.
ness was traced to a
now-closed pharmacy in
'Massachusetts, the New

England Compounding
Center, where inspectors
found mold, standing
water and other unsterile
"Americans deserve to
know that their medica-
tions are safe, and by en-
acting this legislation, we
can help make that a real-
ity," said Sen. Tonm Harki n,
chairman of the Senate
Health, Education, Labor
and Pensions Committee,
hi a statement.
Compounded medi-
cimes have been tied to
contamination problems
for years. But jurisdiction
o0erthemhas been mu rky.
Pharmacies are typically
regulated through state
boards, but the federal
Food and Drug Adminis-
tration regulates manu-
facrurers of medicines.
- The bill attempts to sort
out that legal gray area,
which allowed the NECC'
and other large pharma- -
cies to skirt both state and
federal regulaLions. Specif-
icall], the measure would
clarify when theFDA can
intervene 'against. com-
pounding pharmacies.
Pharmacies that oper-
ate as traditional co6M-
pounders, producing
small ,batches pof medi-
cations to fill' doctors'
prescriptions, would
continue to be regulated
by state pharmacv
boards, under the legis-
lation. Pharmacies that
expand into shipping
drugs without doctors'
prescriptions can volun-
tarily register with the
FDA and submit to fed-

eral inspections and qual-
ity standards similar to
But the bill would not
require these large-scale
compounders to register
with the FDA'-*a step
that the agency's leaders
have said is crucial to pre-
venting future outbreaks.
And safety advocates-say
the voluntary approach
leaves consumers vulner-
able to more rogue phar-.
macies like the NECC,
which operate like manu-
facturers under the guise
of compounding.
The compounding in-
dustry's chief lobbying
group also opposes the
bill, saying it would fur-
ther complicate pharma-
cy regulations.
Despite complaints
about the bill's short-
comings it has garnered
broad support, in part be-
cause it contains a sepa-
rate measure for tracking
prescription ,drugs. The
so-called track-and-trace
system is designed to help
authorities catch counter-
feit or stolen drugs, which
have increasingly been
making their way into the
U.S. supply chain from
Under the track and
trace legislation, drug-
makers would be required
to add serial numbers
to all drug containers
within four years. After 10
years the industry would -
have to upgrade to
electronic tracking codes
that can be used to trace
medicines from factory to

Hawaii Senate passes gay marriage bill

Thcti--o.i: iatAPress3

state Senate passed a
bill Tuesday legalizing
gay marriage, putting
Hawaii a signature
away from becoming a
same-sex wedding
Gov. Neil Abercrombie,
who called lawmakers to
a special session for the
bill and has vocally sup-
ported gay marriage, said
in a statement he will sign
the measure. It will allow

thousands of gay couples
living in Hawaii and even
more tourists to marry in
the state starting Dec. 2.
"I look forward to sign-
ing this significant piece
of legislation, which pro-
vides marriage equity and
fuIly recognizes and pro-
tects religious freedoms,"
Abercrombie said.
President BarackObama
praised the bill's passage,
saving the affirmation
of freedom and equal-
ity makes the country

"I've always been proud
to have been born in Ha-
waii, and today's vote
makes me even prouder,"
Senators passed the bill
19-4 with two lawmakers
excused. Cheers erupted
inside and outside the
gallery when the vote was
taken, with a smantering
of boos. Senate President
Donna Mercado Kim,
who voted against the bill,
banged her gavel and told
members of the public to
quiet down.

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Little green and red trac-
tors, peanut trailers and
other ag toys were dis-
played on tables, hay bales
and other areas of the
room. His retirement cake
was topped by a tractor.
pulling a wagon across a
field of green and soil-col-
ored icing.
Someone even loaned
her a genuine, old-fash-
ioned planter. to finish out
one of the largest hay bale
displays in the room.
Several family members
came to the event along
with many people from
agencies that work in
cooperation with the team

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his work at NFREC. when he was in his late 20s or early 30s.

Branch said he was
touched by the outpouring
of good wishes that they
bid him as he prepared to

settle down into retire-
ment. He said he plans to
spend his extra free time
with his family and
pursuing his hobbies.

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Aid trickling into hard-hit areas in Philippines

The Associated Press ^ ~ million people estimat- island, bore the full force said. A lack of electricity
The Associated Press ^, ed to be affected. by the of the winds and the tsu- in Tacloban means planes

TACLOBAN, Philippines
- Desperately needed
food, 'water and medi-
cal aid are only trickling
into this city that took the
worst blow from Typhoon
Haiyan, while thou-
sands of victims jammed
the damaged airport
Tuesday, seeking to be
"We need help. Nothing
is happening. We haven't
eaten since yesterday af-
ternoon," pleaded a weep-
ing Aristone Balute, an
81-year-old woman who
failed to get a flight out of
Tacloban for Manila, the
capital. Her clothes were
soaked from a pouring rain
and tears streamed down
her face;
Five days after the deadly
disaster, aid is coming
- pallets of supplies and
teams of doctors are wait-
ing to get into Tacloban

Typhoon survivors hang signs from their necks as they queue
up in the hopes of boarding a C-130 military transport plane
Tuesday in Tacloban, central Philippines.

- but*the challenges of
delivering the assistance.
means few in the stricken
city have received .help.
Officials also were work-
ing to determine how
many people had been
killed, with the country's
president saying the
death toll could be lower

than earlier feared.
"There is a huge amount
that we need to do. We
have not been able to get
into the remote commu-
nities," U.N. humanitar-
ian chief Valerie AAmos
said 'in Manila, launching
an appeal for $301 million
to help the more than 11

"Even in Tacloban, be-
cause of the debris and the
difficulties with logistics
and so on, we have not
been able to get in the lev-
el of supply that we would
want to. We are going to do
as much as we can to bring
in more," she said. Her of-'
fice said she planned to
visit the city.
Presidential spokesman
Edwin Lacierda said relief
goods were getting into
the city, and the supply
should increase now
that the airport and a
bridge to the island were
"We are not going to leave
one person behind one
living person behind," he
said. "We will help, no mat-
ter how difficult, no matter
how inaccessible."
Tacloban, a city of about
220,000 people on Leyte

nami-nke storm surges
Friday. Most of the city is
in ruins, a tangled mess
of destroyed houses, cars
and trees. Malls, garages
and shops have all been
stripped of food and water
by hungry residents.
The loss of life,-appears
to be concentrated in Ta-
cloban and surrounding
areas, including a por-
tion of Samar island that
is separated from Leyte
island by a strait. It is pos-
sible that other devas-
tated areas are so isolated
they have not yet been
In Cebu, to the south-
west, the Philippine air
force has been sending
three C-130s back and
forth to, Tacloban from
dawn to dusk, and had
delivered 400,000 pounds
of relief supplies, Lt. Col.
Marciano Jesus Guevara

can't land mere at mgni.t
Guevafa said the C-130s
have transported nearly
3,000 civilians out of the
disaster zone, and that the
biggest problem in Taclo-
ban is a lack of clean drink-
ing water.
"Water is life," he said.
"If you have water with no
food, you'll survive."
A team from M6decins
Sans Frontieres, com-
plete*with medical sup-
plies,*arrived in Cebu is-
land Saturday looking for
a flight to Tacloban, but
hadn't left by Thesday. A
spokesman for the group
said it was "difficult to fell"
when it would be able to
"We are in contact with
the authorities, but the
(Taclbban) airport is only
for the Philippines military
use," Lee Pik Kwan said in
a telephone interview.

All day shopping frenzy

on Thanksgiving Day?

The Associated Press

Thanksgiving Day, Kim-
berly Mudge Via's mother,
sister and nieces left in the
middle of their meals to
head for the mall.
Now, Via says she'll never
host Thanksgiving dinner
for her relates again.,
"They barely finished,"
says the 28-year-old who
lives in Boone, N.C. "They
thanked me and left their
plates on the counter."
That scene- could be-
come more common in
homes across the country.
Black Friday shopping, the
annual rite of passage on
the day-after Thanksgiving,
continues to creep further
into the holiday as more
stores open their doors a .
day early.
It's a break with tradi-
tion. Black Friday, which
typically is the year's big-
gest shopping day, for. a
decade has been conisid-
ered the official start to
the busy holiday buying
season. Stores open in the
wee hours of the morning
with special deals called
doorbusters and stay
open late into the evening.
Meanwhile, Thanksgi%-
ing and Christmas re-
mained the only two days
a year that stores were
Now Thanksgiving is
slowly becoming just an-
other shopping day. Over
the past few years, major
retailers, including Target
and Toys, R Us, slowly have
pushed opening times into
Thanksgiving night to one-
up each other aijd com-
pete for holiday dollars.
Some initially resisted,
saying that they wanted
their employees to be able
to spend time with their
This year, more than a
dozen major retailers are
opening on Thanksgiving,
including a handful like
Macy's, J.C. Penney and

Staples that are doing it
for the ftrst time. The Gap,
Which operates its Old
Navy, Gap and Banana Re-
public, is opening half of
its stores on Thanksgiving
Roger Beahm. profes-
sor of marketing at the
Wake Forest University
School of Business in
Winston-Salem, N.C., ex-
pects that it's just a mat-
ter of time he estimates
five years before most
chains open all day on
Thanksgiving. As for
Christmas, he says that
day is still sacred among
"The floodgates have
opened," Beahm says.
"People will turn Thanks-
giving Day shopping into
a tradition as they histori-
cally have on the day af-
ter Thanksgiving ;... And
stores don't want to be left
Indeed, 'Mtalk'rs
they're just doing what
shoppers want. And they
know that opening-earlier
gives them a chance to be
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College Basketball

Chipola men, womenNo. lin- FCSAA polls


Chipola College now sports
the top-ranked, teams in the
state on both the men's and the
women's, side, with the Chipola
men joining the Lady Indians
atop the latest FCSAA poll re-
leased Tuesday.
The Indians, ranked No. 7 in
the NJCAA national poll, moved
up from second to the top spot

in state poll after previous No. 1 getting the orheqjAee.
and defending state and nation- Northwest Fdi'R&da$tate (4-0)
al champion Central Florida comes in at Nti. 2, with fellow
lost to USC-Salkehatchie Panhandle Conference
92-89 on Saturday. teams Tallahassee (4-0).
Chipola moved-to 3-0 1 Pensaco1la, State (2-1),
over the weekend with S and GulfCoast State (3-
road wins over Atlanta 1 i coming in at No. 4,-6,
Metro 83-57 and Georgia and 10 in the poll.
Perimeter 88-81. The Lady Indians opened
The Indians received 13 of a the season atop the FCSAA
possible 16 first-place votes, poll and stayed there thanks
with now No. 3 Central Florida to three straight wins to start

the season ` last weekend in
the Girls .Basketball Report
Chipola knocked off Eastern
Florida State 93-34, Souih Geor-
gia Tech 68-45, and Brow ard 86-
40 to move to 3-0 on the year.
The Lady Indians received all
12 first-place votes.
Gulf Coast State (5-O0 is next
at No. 2, followed by Northwest
Florida State (4-0) at No. 3 to
give the Panhandle Conference

the top three spots in the poll.
Tallahassee (3-2) moves up
iwo spots to No. 5, with .Pen-
sacola State (2-2) dropping back
four spots to No. 9.
The Chipola women will next
play in Jacksonville on Friday
and Saturday against Indian
River and Florida State College,
while the men will be home this
weekend for the Chipola Classic
against Snead State and Darton


Excitement builds

Malone looking forward to new challenges

The Mialone Tiger-s spent
much of last season as the top-
ranked IA ieamn in the state.
dominating foes by an average
of 25 points per game en route
to 25 victories and a second
straight district championship.
But the Tigers'fell short of the
big prize they were after with
a loss to eventual state cham-
pion Holmes County in the re-
gional finals, and they'll have
some big shoes to -fill if they're H .:.
to get back in position to play "'*
for state this season.
Mlalone lost three of its five
starters from a yrear ago in b-
foot-7 center Tv Baker. 6-foot-4 "
power forward Amp Speights.
and guard Austin Williamns, as
well as keN reserves like Red
Griffin. Dequan Johnson,. and
Cameron Barnes.
* It's.a lot of production to re-
place in one season, but coach
* Steven Welch's Tigers have a
preiiy good foundation to build M
on with one of the top tandems
in the area in 6-foot-4 senior
Chai Baker wing player and 6-
foot-i junior point guard Ant-
wain Johnson.
The pair combined for over
32 points per game last season
and will be asked to do even
more this year to help carrn
a team that is pretrt small on
% arsity experience.
"Those guys worked real
hard tis summer and are
doing a great job of leading
these young guys." Welch said.
"We've got a ton of young guys
trying to find their way and Malone's Chal Baker attempted a jump shot during a game last season.
how to be a teammate and hoe
to compete against each other
on a daily basis in practice. But and Speights on the inside to "Thai will be the biggest ad-
we're getting better. I see a lot overwhelm opponents, -paric- justment. Ty played for me for
of improvement from the be- ularly at the defensive end. so long and tundvrstood what
ginning of the summer up to The Tigers won't be nearly we were looking for in the back
now." as big this season, so they'll of the defense, and you put
This Malone team will have have to find a different way to him and Amp together and
a much different look than the defend the rim without the in- we didn't have much to worry
last, which relied heavily on the 'timidating. length and leaping about defensively with how we
size and adtleticisM of Ty Baker ability of last year's front line. get after people," Welch said.

"Now we don't have that lux-
ury anymore. We have to play
a different strle of defense to
keep from giving up a bunch
of layups."




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The Malone Lady Tigers
dropped their regular season
opener Monday night in Boni-
fay, falling to the Holmes County
Lady, Blue Dev-'
Is 7'6-50.
C u r t e ed in'a
Brelove had 25 1
'Points to lead
heLady Ti-
gers, with Alicia
Jackson and Jakivia Hearns each
contributing 10 points.
But if wasn't enough against a
'talented Holmes County squad
that jumped on Nialone from the
opening tip, taking a 19-10 first
quarter lead and extending the
margin to 16 at halftime.
By the fourth quarter, the Lady
Tigers found themselves' down
58-35 and too far down to make
one last run.
"We just didn't play together;
it's that simple," Malone coach
Preston Roberts said after die
"We had too many turnovers
and gave tip too many offensive
rebounds. We probably had over
20 turnovers at least and gave up
at least 15 offensive rebounds.
You start adding those numbers
up and it's hard to win any bas-
ketball game.
"But give Holmes County cred-
it. They're a very good basketball
team. They play together and
- understand what their coach
wants. The simple fact is we got
outcoached and outplayed. It's
that simple."-,
Malone's '.scheduled game.
against Bay High on Thesday
night was canceled, leaving
FridaY's district road contest
against Laurel Hill as the Lady
Tigers'nextopportunity to get in
* the win column.
"I, hope we can get everything
rectified in ,the next couple of
days and get a couple of good
practices in and hopefully right
the ship on Friday," Roberts said.

High School Soccer

Lady Bulldogs get first win
BY SHELIA MADER _________________
F c'rid 3n c.rre prl:.rrr-f

The Mar'ianna High School
soccer teams hosted district rival
Walton on Thursday night and
the Lady Bulldogs came away
with their first win of the season.,
scoring a 2-1 victory while the
NIHS boys played to a 1-1 draw.
The win puts the girls at 1 -1 on
the season, with the boys draw-
ing for the second time .in two
In game one, the girls 'had
goals from Reagan Oliver and
Taniyah Robinson. while Oliver
arid Chelsev Perry also had an

Marianna Lady.Bulldogs players and coaches posed for a picture following
a 2-1 victory over Waltori on Thursday night.

assist each. the night.
In the boys game, the Bulldogs Following the game, Bulldogs
got an early goal from Cole Rob- coach Garyn Waller said he was
erts and added another one be- disappointed with his team's ef-
fore the halftime break. fort in the loss.
Thai lead was wiped away "We played about as bad as we
when Walion picked up two could play. You*can't let teams
goals in the second half to even- like 'Valton hang around," he
the game. said. "They came out in the
Mlarianna goalkeeper Austin second half and scored about
Nelson recorded eight saves on 15 minutes into it and just

changed the game. he good
thing is it's all fixable. This is only
the second soccer game that
over half of our kids have ever
played. With a few more games,
I think we can be a pretty good
Both clubs were scheduled to
host Baker on Tuesday evening.
Results of that game were not
,available at press time.

GHS cruises past Baker

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The Graceville Tigers had
an easy time of it in their pre-
season debut Monday night at
Walton High School. coasting
to a 61-31 win over an under-
manned Baker Gators team.
The Gators are still without
some of their football players
who are preparing for a playoff
game against Cottondale on
Friday and the Tigers took full
advantage and dominated from
the outset.
Graceville jumped out to a
10-point first quarter lead and
blew the game open in the sec-
ond period to take a 36-11 edge
into the halftime break.
After another big effort in the
third period, the margin was 35
points going into the fourth.
Eighth grader. CJ Smith. led
Graceville with 15 points; while
Octavian Mount added nine
points, and, Derek White' and
Deangelo Bell had eight points
Despite the lower level of

'competition, 'Graceville coach
Nlatt Anderson said he was still
pretty pleased with the effort of
his team.
"We executed pretty well, es-
pecially on defense," he said.
"We played well all the way
until about the middle of the
fourth quarter and let down
a little, but that's kind of to be
expected. We were in the right
spots defensively in our press
and offensively we did OK once
we got over the jitters early."
Graceville was in for a much
stiffer test Tuesday night against
the Walton Braves, who are not
in the football playoffs and will
be at full strength.
"It's a good test to see, where
we're at," Anderson said before
the game. "They beat us pretty,;
well two or three times during
the summer, so we'll see if we've
gained any ground."
Tuesday marked the last exhi-
bition game for the Tigers, 'who
will open up the, regular season
Tuesday with. a road contest.
against the Rutherford Rams. L

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More than two dozen Chip5ola College student-athletes participated in a Miracle League double-header at the Rotary Miracle Field at
Westgate Park in Dothan on Nov. 4. Chipola baseball and softball players and cheerleaders partnered with special kids for the two
games. Chipola Athletic Director Dr. Steve Givens and Assistant Athletic Director Joc Calloway also attended. The Rotary Miracle
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player LindsayWurm (middle) helps a baserunner at the Miracle Field. Chipola softball player Luana Imamura (right) helps a batter at the
Miracle Field.

College Football

QB Murphy game-time decision at SC

The Associated Press

quarterback Tyler Murphy
probably will be a game-
time. decision against No.
11 South.Carolina.
Offensive coordinator
Brent Pease said Tuesday
that Murphy's throwing
shoulder is still sore and
could keep him out against
the Gamecocks on, Satur-
day night.
Murphy sprained his
right shoulder against LSU
last month. He started the
last three games losses
against Missouri, Geor-
gia and Vanderbilt and
completed 55.7 percent of
his passes for 479 yards,
with one touchdown pass
and four interceptions. He
also was sacked 15 times.
Murphy said Monday
he landed on his shoulder
against the Commodores
-he was sacked five times
and possibly made the
He sat out practice Mon-
day and Tuesday, and
Pease said his availability
will come down to "how
well he can throw the ball
with spin." .
"He's in a situation
where he's spending time

From Page 1B .' .
Thing will likely be dif-
ferent on the other end of
the court as well.
While Chai Baker led the
team with 21 points per
game and will. again be
the No. 1 option, there was
still good balance for the
Tigers last season, with six
different players reaching
15 points in at least one
The Tigers certainly
hope to get production
from their talented new-
com'ers, but Welch said
there is no question about
who the ball would go to
this year when his team
needs a bucket.
,"Last year, we had prob-
ably six people who could
score 20 points on any
given night; and we've gqt
maybe three or four now,
so we have a few less sea-
: sorned options," the coach
said. "We've got some
young guys who will be
really good players, but
what (the personnel loss-
es) has done is changed
our identity now and we
have a more firm pecking
"Sometimes last year we
would get away from Chai
and (Johnson) and spread
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ting healthy again," Pease
said. "I think it's day to day
based on what the trainers
have to say."
Murphy threw a career-
high three interceptions
in the 34-17,loss to Van-
derbilt, and the Commo-
dores turned them into 21
"I need all the practice
I can get," Murphy said.
"It's just frustrating being
banged up a little bit and
having to sit out and tiry'to
get healthy- I'm just going
to live in the training room
and get healthy and try to
get back out there as soon
as possible."
Murphy declined to use i
the injury as an excuse;.'
but he did acknowledge I
that he has been "fighting
a little bit of pain." '
The Gators have been
decimated by injuries this
season. They have 10 play- N
ers sidelined with season-
ending injuries and several
others )who have missed
significant time. The list
includes quarterback Jeff
Driskel, defensive tackle
Dominique Easley, run-
ning back Man ones, kick s
returned Andre Debose,

ryler Murphy suffered an injury to his right shoulder last
linebacker Antonio Nlor- ation is, just experience.
rison and three offensive You hope you never really
linemen. have to play with a redshifrt
If Murphy can't play. freshman. Nothing against
redshirt freshman Skyrler him because .he's a smart
Nlornhinwveg would make kid, lie works hard.
his first career start. Morn- ButI in a developmen-
hinweg, the son of New tal 'situation, you hope
Vork Jets offensive coordi- that, you 'get into your,
nator Marry NMornhinweg, sophomore and junior
hasn't played a down in year before you're in that
two years. situation, whether you're
"He's ready to go,". Pease competing ford the, job or
said. "The' thing 'that's in a backup role\ ready to
tough on a"kid in his situ- plav."

could be good or bad. It's, a 'bad 'night it will real] long as you're doing what
no secret that Char and. tell.on us, especially early you're. capable of doing
(Johnson) will "be' our in the year. Hopefully by and doing it well, you'll be.
primary offensive weap- the end of the year maybe alright at the end."
ons iow. The ball will go some of those young guys Senior combo guard
through them."', will come around." Alonze Bailey is also back
Chai Baker has been a Among the young play- .after playing a key role
star on the varsity, since ers who will need to con- off the bench last season
his "freshman year and tribute this season are and will be thrust into
-has led the team in scor- a trio of sophomores the starting lineup with
ing the last three seasons, -, sharpshooting. guard a bigger role and greater
but last year served as a Chancellor Lockett, 6- responsibilities, while 6-
breakout seasonifor John- foot-2 wing player Savon foot-4 junior Cody Hen'-
son, -who emerged as a Armstead, and rangy 6- ,son returns after missing
dynamic point guard as foot-2 forward Xavier last year with an injury
a sophomore; averaging Gray and a freshman in and will try to help pro-
11.6 points on 50 percent 5-foot-li wing Taqualan vide some inside presence
shooting and 37 percent Brelove. that the Tigers desperately
from the three-point line. "That's four people who need.
Welch said that both'. will be key to our rotation -There is talent there be-
Johnson and Chai Baker who have never been in yond just Chai Baker and
have continued to grow as those pressure. situations. Johnson, but the question
players since last season before," Welch said. marks surrounding this
and that's a good thing "Even if they play great team far surpass those that
since much of the Tigers' during the regular season, 'last year's group faced, but
success or failure will fall the postseason is a real big Welch said that's perfectly
on'their shoulders., question mark. fine by him.
"They'll have to do a lot Those guys have to fb- "It's fun because it's ob-
of things," the coach said. cus on getting better every viously a new challenge
"Now they have to be our day and every game and for us," he said. "The guys
best defenders, best re- stay within themselves. As are bought in."
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Sports Briefs

High School Football
Friday Cottondale at,
Baker, 7 p.m.

High School Boys

Marianna High School
will host a preseason tip-
off tournament Thursday
and Friday.
" Thursday's games: Cot-
tondale vs. Godby, 4:30
p.m.; Malone vs. Vernon,
6 p.m.; Marianna vs.
Maclay, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday's games:
Malonb vs. Godby, 4:30
p.m.; Cottondale vs. Ma-
clay, 6 p.m.; Marianna vs.
Vernon, 7:30 p.m.

Chipola Men's

The Indians will return
home this weekend for
the Chipola Classic, tak-
ing on Sneads State on
Friday at 7:30 p.m. and
Darton College on Satur-
day at 6 p.m.

Chipola Women's

The Lady Indians will
go to Jacksonville this
weekend to take on
Indian River on Friday
at 4:30 p.m. and Florida
State College on Saturday
at 1 p.m.

High School Girls Chipola Softball 5K
Basketball and Fun Run

,Thursday- Graceville
at Bethlehem, 6 p.m.;
C6ttondale at Holmes
County, 5:30 p.mi. and
6:30 p.m. '
Friday- Malone at
Laurel Hill, 6 pm.; Mari-
anna at Pensacola Catho-
lic, 6p.m., and 7 p.m.
Saturday Paxton at
Graceville, 4 p.m.

Chipola Softball will
host its second annual
5K and Fun Run on Nov.
Registration begins
at 7 a.m. at the Chipola
'Softball Complex. The 5K
race starts at 8 a.m. with
the one mile Fun Run at
9 a.m.

New practice fid

Miami Hurricanes

The Associated Pre--,
ami is trying to., get its
football team a lighted
practice 'field and other
upgraded facilities.
The school will unveil
what it calls the Football
Victory Fund later this
week. It's a $7 million
project that will allow for
the construction of an ar-
tificial turf practice facil-
ity, a new dining area for
Miami's 400 athletes and.
four cold-water recovery
pools that school officials

say are "necessary for the
hot and humid cliniate of
South Florida."
The Associated Press
obtained an advance copy
of the plans. Construction
timetables hinge on the
rate of fundraising.
Earlier this year, the
school opened the $15
million Schwartz Center
for Athletic Excellence,
a facility that includes
meeting-rooms, academic
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Oklahoma head coach Bob 'Stoops 'decided he was sticking
with Blake Bell as his starting quarterback.

No. 22 Oklahoma

keeps Bell at QB

after Baylor loss

The Associated Press

NORMAN, Okla. Okla-
homa coach Bob Stoops
made two things clear
Monday: There won't be a
change at quarterback for
the Sooners and he is OK
with the direction his pro-
gram is headed.
Stoops declined to pub-
licly criticize junior quar-
terback Blake Bell or co-of-
fensive.coordinators Josh
Heupel or Jay Norvell 'fol-
lowing the Sooners' woeful
offensive performance in a
41-12 loss Thursday to No.
4. Baylor that effectively
knocked Oklahoma out of
the Big 12 Conference title
Despite calls from some
quarters for sophomore
Kendal Thompson -: who
missed almost all; of pre-
season practice, with a
fractured foot, and hasn't
played. this.. season to
have a shot at quarterback,
Stoops said. Bell would re-
main the starter-when No:
22 Oklahoma (7-2, 4-2)
hosts Iowa State (1.8, 0-6)
"We've just got to be able
to throw the football bet-

ter. We'll continue to work
* on that," said Stoops, who
later added: "I'm not going
to change what we're doing
with the quarterbacks" re-
garding playing time.
The Sooners played in
the national-title game 'af-
ter the 2008 season. During
the past five seasons, Okla-
homa has lost six games
by 14 points orimore, with
three of' those lopsided
losses coming' n the Soon-
ers' last 10 outings, against
Texas A&M, Texas and now
Baylor. '
Stoops'. take on, the
"state of the program"
was that ,Oklahoma is "7-2
and working to the end of
the year. Just (Big 12) co-
champs a year ago, right?
What else .do you want to
know? Let's see.,We 'Won.
it in 2010 arid Lied it'in '12
and we're going through
'13. 1 think there are only
four or five teams that have
won more games over the
past 'five years. I believe
that's right. If that's not the
answer you are looking for,
I'm not sure. It seems like
every time you lose a game,
it's like, 'Oh, geez, the sky is

Certain SEC coaches have been on the hot seat all season


season in SEC?

The Associated Pi

Some Florida fd
be a little .disappc
hear this right r
there's a good' chl
Southeastern Co
coach will be fi
That doesn't hap
often. The. last t
2009, but that's on
count Phillip Fulr
ignation, from Te
as voluntary.
Before that it, 2
the last time there
firings in the SEC
'05 is the only ye
1991.in which th
no coaching chd
the SEC.
It's not' just t
There has been s
turnover through
in the last cou
sons 30 teams
coaches from 2012

ress ,'following 26 in 2011-12,
,-that major college foot-
ans may ball was due for a relativelN
)nted to calm silly season. Though
riw, but that could change if more
dance no high-proflle jobs such as
nference> Southern California come
ired. this open and create a domino
effect. Or if the NFL comes
)pen very' calling.
ime was' In.the SEC, four coaches
ilyif you are in their first .season
tier's res- with their current teams,
'nnessee andtwo more are in their
2005 was Will Muschamp is in his
were no third season at Florida and
In fact, was coming off an 11-2 re-
ear since cord in Year 2. This season
ere were has been a wreck for the
imges in Gators; who are 4-5 and
will need fo upset either
he SEC. No. 11 South Carolina on
so' much Saturday or No. 2 Florida
lout FBS State in their regular-sea-
ple sea- son finale, to avoid the pro-
replaced gram's first losing season
2 to 2013, since 1979.

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No. 2 FSU controls its path to BCS game

The Associated Press

the first time all season,
Florida State controls its*
own destiny.,
The Seminoles are un-!
defeated, ranked second
in the Top 25 and the
BCS standings, and have
earned a berth in the At-
lantic Coast Conference
championship game.
Florida State will play in
its first BCS bhampion-
ship game if it wins its fi-
nal four games and will
be significant favorites in
all of them. I
The last time the Semi-
noles won tire national
title was in 1999.
"I don't think about it, I
don't have to. Everybody
else tells you," coach
Jimbo Fisher said, "I try to
stay in. the moment, live
in the moment. ... I have '
enough problems with
Syracuse right now."
The Seminoles (9-0, 7-
0 ACC) got the help they
needed when Oregon
lost 26-20 to Stanford on
Thursday. It would have
been' extremely unlikely FloridaSt.moVed into the No. 2
for Florida State to leap-'
frog an undefeated Ducks
'team. m my girlfriend's watching
* Running back Karlis. it and my son's looking at
Williams was quick to the TV *- .
follow his coach and say "I,'s something that you
the team doesn't pay at-' always look at and pay
tention to the hoopla sur- attention to. It definitely
'rounding the constantly, feels good to be No. 2.
fluctuating polls. Fisher :It feels good .to be back
has termed conversations ..up, there where you're .-
about all the what-ifsce-. .used to 'seeing thatJ

narios "clutter" and out-
side 'distractions.
Alabama' and Oregon
are clutter. The BCS stand-
ings' are clutter. The ACC
championship is clutter.
Fisher and the Semi-
noles say all that matters
is' Syracuse(5-4, 3-2) on.
Williams, however, ad-'
mitted he has alerts set on
his phone.
,"I've got the college foot-
ball app, the ESPN app, of
course," Williams said.
"By the time it happens,,
it pops on my phone. BCS
'standings came on. I was
up here for study. hall and
went home. By the time I
walked in\the back door,

Seminole head."
Williams explained that.
the standings and rank-
ings means something,
but he has to keep those
thoughts in the back of
his mind.
Safety Terrence Brooks
simply said, "You win all
your games, you should
be .in a good 'position.
-That's really what I'm' fo-
cused on."
Alabaama opened the
season ranked No.;1 and
'won't move without a loss.
The Crimson Tide finish
the season with Missis-
sippi State, Chattanooga
and No. 7 Auburn:
They would face the
Eastern division cham-

2 rankings in the latest BCS poll.

pion, likely a Top 25 op- Clemson and No, 24 Mi-
ponent, in the South- anmi. The Gators (4-5,3-4)
eastern Conference Will command that kind
championship. of national 'attention as
That leaves No. 3 Ohio an, intra-state rival from
State and No. 4,,Baylpr as the SEC, despite their los-
the other two undefeated 'ing record.
programs with a chance In the end, Florida State
to play in Pasadena on has the easiest path to the
Tan. .6. The Buckeyes (9 -0, BCS championship game
5-0) close with Illinois, In- with three regular-season
diaina and Nlichigan and.games remaining against
should go into the Big Ten. teams n ith a combined
title game without a loss. 10-18 record. : ,
Those three have a corn- The Seminoles would be
bined record of 13-14. crowned ACC champions
Ohioi State may not play for a second consecutive
another ranked team be-' season with a win against
fore a bowl game. the Coastal Division rep-,
The Bears (8-0,5-0) have resentafive on Dec. 7, in
the. toughest 'remaining 'Charlotte.
schedule of the three with Fisher- has already been
Texas Tech, No. 12 Okla- asked .to compare the
homa State, TCU and No. 2013 team to the 1993
2.5 Texas, but probably champion Seminoles.
needs losses from two of "I don't ever reflect on
the top three to .reach the a team till the season's
championship game. over and it's written and it
Fisher has been able .to does what it does," Fisher-
keep his team f6oused on said. "We've got a lot of
,the moment in high-pro- work between now and
file games against No. .8 th6n.".

Termlimits set for playoff selection committee

Thr-A;. o.'ied Press

College Fpotball Playoff
selection committee con-
cluded its first meeting
by setting staggered term
limits for its 13 members.
The committee will set
the matchups for the new
postseason system that
starts next season. The
goal'is to always have ex-
perienced members of the





The terms for former
Air Force Academy su-
perintendent and retired
.Gen. Mike Gould, South-
ern California athletic
director Pat Haden, for-
mer Nebraskacoach Tom
,Osborne and former Big
East, commissioner-Mike
!Yanghes'e will-end Febru-
ary 2016; .
Terms for Wisconsin
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letic director Oliver Luck,
former Mississippi quar-
terback Archie Manning
and former Secretary of
State Condoleezza Rice
will 'end in February 2017.
Terms for former NCAA
vice president Tom Jernst-

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Long, Clemson athletic
director Dan Radakovich,
former USA Today col-
lege sports writer Steve
Wieberg and former Notre
Dame coach Tyrone Will-
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Bucs hold off embattled Dolphins for first win of 2013 season

The Associated Press

TAMPA, Fla. -The Tam-
pa Bay Buccaneers got
a much-needed victory,
and the Miami Dolphins
showed a bullying scandal
hasn't completely torn the
team apart.
The Bucs (1-8) became
the last NFL team to win,.
beating the embattled
Dolphins 22-19 with a
strong defensive perfor-
mance on night the fran-
chise honored Hall of
Famer Warren Sapp.
"A win cures everything.
... It's good to get our first'
win, especially at home,"
cornerback Darrelle Revis
said. "It was an emotional
game for us, and we knew
the type of game it was go-
ing to be on Monday night.
as well. It's great."
*The Dolphins (4-5) lost
for, the fifth time in six
In its' first outing since

allegations of bullying en-
gulfed the locker room in
controversy, Miami rallied
from a 15-0 deficit to take
the lead before rookie
Mike Glennon led a long
touchdown drive put the
Bucs ahead for good.
Bobby Rainey's 1-yard
run capped an 80-yard
drive, and Tampa Bay held
ohnthe-final 10 minutes to
win for only the second
time in 15 games dating
to last season.
The Bucs held fourth-
quarter leads in four of
their eight losses, losing
each time in the final 89
seconds of regulation or
"It was rough. It was
scary, I'm not going to lie,"
said, recalling the Bucs
blew 'a 21-point lead be-
fore losing-at Seattle eight
days earlier.
"It looked like last week.
The guys, like. Lavonte

(David) and a bunch of us
just said we're tired of it,"
Hayward added. "We can't
do it again, and everybody
just started stepping up
and making plays."
Ryan Tannehill threw
for 229- yards, includ-
ing touchdowns of 6
and 19 yards. to Rishard
Matthews. : '
But the,- second-year
quarterback got, no help
from a running game that
was limited to just 2 yards
"We didn't .have any
type of way to keep them
off balance because we
weren't able to establish
the run," Dolphins coach
Joe Philbin said.
Despite the loss, the
game was a welcome -
albeit brief- respite from
questions about tackle
Jonathan Martin's allega-
tions of daily harassment
by teammates, including
suspended guard Richie

The NFL is looking into
the case, and the league's
special investigator will
determine whether In-
cognito harassed Martin,
and whether the Dolphins
mishandled the matter.
"We had a good week
of preparation, but the
performance wasn't good
enough," Philbin said.
"We have good guys
on this team who under-
stand adversity and un-
derstand how to handle
it," Tannehill said. "This
is a good test. I'm not say-
ing it's easy. I'm not saying
it's fun to deal with. But I
have faitni in these guys."
Glennon didn't dazzle in
his sixth start for Tampa
Bay, but the rookie did
hold his composure and
throw for 139 yards. and
one TD.
Tampa Bay set a team
record for fewest rushing
yards allowed.

Tampa Bay set a team record for fewest rushing yards allowed
against Miami Monday night.

Chiefs WR Bowe arrested on

drugs charges and speeding

The Associated Press

sas City Chiefs wide re'-
ceiver Dwayne Bowe was
arrested outside Kansas
City over the weekend'on
charges of speeding 'and
Spossessing marijuana,:
throwing his status for q
pivotal AEC -West show-
down against the Denver
Broncos into question.
Bowe was pulled over for
going about 48 mph in a 35_
mph zone,, police in sub-
urban Riverside said Tues-
day. Police said. an officer
smelled "a strong odor of
marijuana from inside of
the vehicle," and asked
Bowe and two passengers
to get out of the car.
Police then used a dog
'to search for illegal sub-
stances and found a bag
with Bowe's wallet and two
containers holding what
the officer suspected .was
marijuana. One container
held 6.6 grams of the sub-
stance, and the other had
3.8 grams, or about one-
third of an ounce in all.
Bowe was cited 'for
speeding and 'possession
of a controlled substance,
police said. He posted"$750
bond and is scheduled to
appear in Riverside court
on Dec. 18.
Chiefs spokesman Ted
Crews ,said the team was
aware of the situation but
declined further comment.
Bowe's agent, Todd France,
did not return. a message.
seeking comment.
-It's 'unclear whether
Bowe will be available for
Sunday's game. While pen-
alties have varied,; Com-
missioner Roger 'Goodell
historically .has suspended
players one game without
pay and fined them an ad-
ditional game check for
possession of marijuana,
once the case is finalized.
Bowewas suspendedfour'
games in 2009. for violating
the NFL'S policy on perfor-
mance-enhancing drugs
after taking what his agent
called an unapproved
weight-loss supplement.
But that policy differs .from
the NFL's most recent sub-'
stance-abuse policy, which
governs illegal drugs, and
'alcohol abuse.

Dwayne Bowe was, arrested this past weekend on drug charges
and speeding.

The unbeaten Chiefs
were off Tuesday before
resuming preparations
for their Sunday night
game. against' the Bron-
cos, who are a game back
in the division standings.
It's the first of two games
that the longtime rivals
will play in a span of three
A passenger in the, car
was also arrested for pos-
session 'of a controlled
substance after the po-
lice dog found a backpack
'that contained 4.'2 grams
of suspected marijuana.
Riverside is a community
of about 3,000 residents lo-
cated just north of Kansas
'Along with his previous
suspension, Bowe made
questionable comments to.
a magazine a few years ago
about womanizing that al-
legedly occurred at team
hotels.. He then offered an
apology that went awry
when he referred to the
Hunt family that owns the
-Chiefs as 'ihe Clarks" a
reference to Clark Hunt,
who serves. as the team's
most visible face.
People close to Bowe
have said he started to ma-
ture 'after those incidents,
though, and the result was
the best stretch of his sev-
en-year career.
He caught a league-lead-
ing .15 touchdown passes
in 2010, when he earned
his first trip to the Pro.
Bowl, and a career-high 81
passes the following year.'
le was banged up most of
last season and struggled

in part because of a shaky
quarterback situation, but
still did enough to warrant
a five-year, $56 million
deal from the Chiefs' new
regime this past offseason.
So far, he's struggled
to live up to the new
Bowe has had trouble get-
ting open in Reid's offense,
and has been subjected to
,constant double-teams.
He has 33 catches for 36,9
yards and two touchdowns'
through the, .first nine
The Chiefs returned to'
practice from their bye on
Monday, and while there
was no access to play-
ers, coach Andy Reid said
on a conference call with
reporters that everyone
"Everybody was .back,"
Reid said, "which is a good'
'That presumably includ-
ed Bowe, whom. the Chiefs
may have to find a way to
replace when the team re-,,
sumes practice onWednes-
day. They're already thin at,.
wide receiver, and Bowe's
absence would put more
,pressure on Donnie Avery
and Dexter McCluster in
the passing game.

MRI positive for Manning

The Associated Press

The MRI determined
the hit caused no further
damage to Peyton Man-
ning's tender right ankle.
Now, NManning and the
Broncos are curious what
the NFL thinks of that hit.
Interim coach Jack Del
Rio said the Broncos have
sent replays to. the league
"offices of Corey Liuget's
dive at Manning's ankles
in the closing minutes of
Denver's 28-20 win over
San Diego.
"In the rules, there are
certain areas you can hit
and certain areas that are
supposed to be protect-
ed," Del Rio said Monday.
"And we thought that got
into an area that was sup-
posed to be protected."
Manning, whose ankles,
have been hurting since
games against Jackson-
ville and Indianapolis last
month, stayed down after
Liuget' dove at him 'folb
lowing a completed pass"
that iced the gahie with
1:44 left. Manning limped'
through the rest of the
game and in the locker
room afterward.
An MRI on Monday
showed no further damage
* to' the ankle, which was
heavily taped throughout
the Chargers game. Del
Rio said Manning would
play next Sunday in Den-
ver's AFC West showdownr
against. Kansas City. The
quarterback's .practice
schedule will be deter-
mined later in the week.
,"But he'll definitely play
this week," Del Rio said.
"He's ready to roll and
that's good news."
Though it only lasted a
brief moment, the sight of
Manning wincing in pain
on the ground served as a
chilling reminder of how
fragile Denver's season
could be. Manning added
four more touchdowns
against the Chargers to

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Atlanta mayor: Turner Field

to bedemolished in 2017

The Associated Press

ATLANTAe Atlanoas mayor said
Tuesde-aysths te city Will demolish
Turner Field after the Braves leave'
for anew stadium in the suburbs ine
Mayor Kasime Reed said at a news
conference that the stadium will not
be left vacant after the team starts
playing at a new field in Cebb Couns d
ty in three years.
"We're going to have. a master,
developer that is going to demol-
ish the Ted and we're goiu g to have THEASSOCtIATED PRESS FILE
sone of the largest developments foIr Turner Field is pictured during a game in April 2005.
middle-class people that the citc has 'At no time in our discussions with used to get fans -around the site and
ever had," he said, referring to the Cobb Coun is or any other municipal- predicted that access to the new sta-
stadoim's nickname. ity, have the Braves referenced a $450 d~um will be better than at Turner
The mayor said Atlanta had hoped Million public investment,". the team Field.
to keep the team in the city but could -saidin a statement on the site. "Re- Derek Schiller, the team's executive
not afford to do so. He says the city ports of thisfigure are erroneous." vice president of sales and market-
would have had to take on $150 mil- Mike Plant, the Braves executives ing, saidthe Cobb Marietta Coliseum
ion to $250 million in debt to make vice president ofsbusiness opera- and Exhibit Hall Authority will own
the improvements the Braves want- tions, said the team has not signed a: thenew stadium; with construction
ed at Turner Field. contractwith Cobb County, but hes scheduled to begin next summer.
Reed's decision to let the Braves "100 percent n certaingitoods Thappen." The team would be r nerosible for
walk came just a few months-after. Cobb -Couty Commission Chair- any cost overruns, ta d Schiller said
the mayor faced tough criticism for man Tim Lee said the tram is work- other financial details would be re-
pushing through a plan to use at, ingsto finalize a memorandum w of un- leased soon.
least $200 million in public mon- denrstanding that woUld be presented The Braves immediately launched
ey to support a new NFL stadium to the full commission at its Nov. 26 a website that said the new stadium
-downtown.. While the city made a meeting. w no ould be closer to the geographic
high-profile' effort to hep secure a 'He declined to answer any, s-e center of the p team's fan base. Alo,
newo $1.2 billion,retractable-roof tions about public financing or thet CensSs data shows the tean is MO%?.
stadiurn. for the NFL's Falcon's,' tall's $4590 million figui~e cited bN- Reed.' ing to a much more prosperous area.
with the Braves quietly broke down The Braves had made it clear for with a median household income
over the, summer. years they were no~t satisfied wih.of about $61,000 and a poverty level
,The Braves unexpeedlyn an Tburner F-ield, located just loudi of" of 8.6 percent, compared to $23,000
n ounced Monday they'are moving downtown near some of the city anhearly pe for the neigh-
in 2017 to. a new 42;000-seat, $672 -poorest neighborhoods. The' teams boyhood surrounding Turner Field.
million stadium about 1b0miles from frequently cited a lack of neighbor- Turner Field opened as the 85h000-
downtow~n in, suburban Cobb Coun-. hood development, Icomplaints seat main stadium 'for the 1996
ty, apparently swayed by a4 lucrative, about'the closest NL'XRTA rapid tLran- Olympics. After the Olympics, the
financial package. sit station being about a mile away, stadium was renamed afer former.
Reed said:onda gthencity-couldn't and the inability to 'secure more Braves owner Ted Turner, downsized'
match Cb Cont' ofrf$40p isp~ce~s. 'lo about 50,000 seatsiind converted
million .in public support. to the'- The site being considered in. Cobb. to a baseball park for the 19971 sea-
Braves," though county officials Couinty also lacks any rail 'service, son, replacingAltla.nta-Fulton Coun-,
wouldpi't confirm that amount.- Reed said Tuesday he; believes that 'ty Stadium across the street.
The Braves stressed on 'a team Cobb Countywill need some type of As Turner Field, the park hosted
website that the team and the coun- rail service at the new -stadium site' the 1999 World Series, 2000 All-Stiar
ty~~~~~~ wr'sllfuaiighwepenses to deal with trafi congestion. -The game and four National, League,
for the stadium would be split. Braves say a system of buses will be championship series.'

13 free agents turn down~ quliyig ffer

The Associated Press

ORLANDO -"Baseball's
annual gathering of gen-
eral managers began Mon-
day when $14.1 million
in qualifying offers were
turned down by all 13 free.
agents who received them
from their former teams, 'a
group that included Jacoby
Ellsbury, Mike Napoli and
Stephen Drew of the World
Series champion Boston.
Red Sox.
Three New York Yankees
also said no thanks: Robin-
son Cano, Curtis Grander-
son and Hiroki Kuroda.,
The others turning down
the offers were Atlanta's
Brian McCann,' Ciricin-
nati's Shin-Soo Choo,
,Cleveland's Ubaldo Ji-
menez, Kansas City's Ervin
Santana, St. Louis' Carlos
Beltran, Seattle's Kendrys_
Morales and Texas' Nelson
"I don't think it's that par-
ticularly surprising .that
all the offers were turned
down across baseball," Red

sio*is, sucq as whether there
should be any limitations
onbowling over catchers.
owners then arrive -for
their fall meeting on Thurs-
day morning, with expand-
Ned instant replay on the
A baseball official famil-
iar with the deliberations,
'speaking to The Associated
Press on condition of ano-
HYE manager ity, said, management
Boston Red Sox Vice President/GeneralsManager"Ben probably would approve
Cherington responds toa'rep oter'question- durin eda te ean deo re -

dow th ofersins itha rrilat1he sessions w -the saddtionex l season, aree-
availability at Fenway Park in Boston'on Nov. 4. ', ivbyuprsnpaes
Sox general manager Ben ing offers have said no dur- The go-ahead to spend the
Cherington sai. ing' two offseasyns under funds probably win occur.
New ora Mets GM Sant the new sytem. ta Thursday. Approval of the
dyo Alderson interpreted a"Whent we made 'thee rules likelA would be, put
the tundownsasgan quaifyn Giswing offers,,lwe did; off until the Januaryown-
dicator a "bull market is not -expect anyone to, ac- ers' meeting.
possible-.,' I epWe.would have been .The person, spoke .o
1,"That ought -to tell you a happy -if'-any of then did,", condition of, anonym-
lit te bit about their, expec- -Yankees general manager ity because, no sta Itements'
tatons" h sad. Brian Cashman sad' were authorized.'
If A player who turned Cashman' whs, an early For: expanded replay toI
down the ofIfe r s igns'%withba' arrival at',the, sessions, with' start 'next season,, agree.-
new team, his former club- some GMs due to "check in. m ents with the World Urm-
would receive an-extra am- on Monday night. In ad- pires Association and Ma-
ateur draft pick at the end dition to early talks with jdr League Baseball Players
of the first round next June. agents, and trade,, feelers, Association would have' to
All 22paesgvnqaiy GMs will hold rules discus- be reached.

Cherington voted TSNis MLB executive of year

The Associated Press

Red Sox general manager
Ben Cherington has been
voted The Sporting News
baseball executive of the
year following the team's
worst-to-first turnaround.
The award, based on a'
vote of 31 major league ex-
ecutives, was announced'
Monday night at the an-
nual GM meetings. Voting
ended before the- post-
season, when the Red,

Sox went on to win their
third World Series title in
10 years and first since
Cherington succeeded
Theo Epstein as gen--
eral manager in October:
Cherington received 15
votes, followed by Pitts-
burgh's Neal Huntington
(nine), Kansas City's. Day-
ton Moore (four) and At-
lanta's Frank Wren (three).
Boston won the award for
the fourth time, following
owner Tom Yawkey (1946)

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Pictured are Wil Myers (left) and Jose Fernandez.


Wil Myers named

rookies of the year

The Associated Press

NEW YORK,-Jose Fer- I
nandez arrived early. Wil
Myers made it big after a
Neither one needed
much time to. create a
splash, and together they
'brought both Rookie of
the Year'awards back to
Fernandez stood, out.
in a very deep National
League class this season,
and the precocious Mi-
ami Marlins pitcher re-
ceived 26 of 30 first-place
votes from a Baseball
Writers' Association of
Arimerica panel in results
announced Monday.
Myers won the.Ameri-
can League prize after the
Tampa Bay slugger put
up impressive offensive
numbers in barely half a
season.!The ,right fielder
'was chosen first 'on 23 of
'30 ballots, beating 'out
Detroit shortstop Jose
Iglesias and Rays team-
mate Chris Archer.
"Honestly, when I was
called up that didn't
even cross my mind.
As the season went on I
could see I would have a
chance," Myers, said on a
conference call from his
North Carolina home.
"To be able to win is just
a huge honor and I'm very
excited about it,"
The two announce-'
ments marked the be-
ginning of awards week
in baseballA NL and AL
Manager of the Year will
be revealed Tuesday, with
the Cy Young winners
Wednesday and MVPs on
Nlyers became the third
Tampa Bay player in six
years to be selected Rook-
ie of the Yearijoining Jere-
myHellicksot (2011) and'
Evan Longoria. (2008).
Seated next to each.other,
Myers and Archer smiled
and shook hands when
the winner was .revealed'
on MLB Network.

Fernandez easily topped
runner-up Yasiel Puig of
the Los' Angeles Dodgers
as Cuban players ran 1-2
in the NLxrace. The only
previous' Ro6kie of the
Year winners from .Cuba
came in the AL: Jose Can-
seco in 1986 and Tony
Oliva in 1564.
'"It means a lot just to
be compared to those
guys," Fernandez said.
"I'm not sure I was even
born when those guys
were playing. But for. sure
I heard the names before.
..AllUthe kids 'n Cuba play
baseball." : ,
Puig. received the.other
four first-place votes and
amassed 95 points to 142
for Fernandez, who made
the All-Star team at age
'20.:He went 12-6 with a
2.19 ERA and .187 strike-
outs for a last-place club
that finished 62-100.
.'Fernandez. was shut
down in September after
172 2-3 innings to protect
his precious arm. Still, his
debut season was so su-
perb that he's one of three
finalists for the NL Cy
Young Award -- though
Dodgers ace Clayton Ker-
shaw is a heavy favorite.
Fernandez already has
one big prize, however,
and he hugged his mother
and grandmother when
he won.
He came to the United
States by boat as a Cuban
refugee in 2008, appar-
ently rescuing his momr -
along the' way., Drafted
14th overall-in 2011 out of -
high school in Tampa. he
had, never pitched above
Class A before this season.
Fernandez was ticketed
for Double-A Jackson-
ville at the end of spring
training when injuries
left two holes in Miami's
4Fernafidez became an
unexpected 'addition. to
the. roster, making him
the youngest pitcher .on
a major league team on
opening day.

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a subject that interests
Dec. 21) Stick close to
home and take care of any
renovations, decorations
or changes you want to
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan.
19) -You should take
pride in what you do.
Don't worry about the
changes going on around
AQUARIUS (Jan., 20-Feb.
19) -listen carefully, but
ddn'tbend to what some-
one else wants if it doesn't
suit you. Make changes,
-based on past experience.
PISCES, (Feb. 20-March
,20) -Your focus should
be on reaching your goals
and turning Whatever
you do into a sweeping
ARIES (March 21-April
19) -You'll be restless and
emotional today. Don't feel
pressured to react when
you should be reviewing
and re-evaluating.
TAURUS (Apri] 20-Nlay
20) Turn a power
struggle into a positive
situation that will a]-
low you to do your own
thing. Romance will bririg\.:
greater happiness.
GEMINI (May 21-Jiine;
20) Get in touch with
old friends or colleagues.
Finding out what others
are up to will encourage
y'ou to implement a posi-
tive persona] change.!
CANCER-(June 21-July
22) -You probably won't
please eve rv6ne,but ,
as long as you are true
to your word, you will
command attention and
LEO (July 23-Aug.-22).
Money may come from
an unexpected source. A
quick change of plans will
be required to a'ccommn'-
date a shifting situation.,
VIRGOiAug. 23-Sept. 22)
Getting together with
friends or peers will be,
enlightening. Love isin the
stars, and relationships
can be improved.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23)
Sitatidns will develop.
among friends and co.
workers. Donft make a rash

Annie's Mailbox

bear Annie: I have been married for be ignited. If you believe sex is the most'
more than 20 years and have never been 'important aspect of a marriage, divorce.
sexually attracted to my husband. He is your, husband so you can be with Rocks
a good provider, but there is no passion, YourWorld. But having it both ways isn't
no excitement, nothing. I have tried working, and you'll feel better when you
everything I can think of to make sex bet- deal with this more honestly.
ler, but he acts as if it's partof my wifely '
duties, which makes me sick. Dear Annie:You printed a letter from
I don't want to break up. our home, but "Humiliated Wife," who said her husband
I'm in love with a passionate man who seems to be overly interested in a class-
just rocks my world. He ids.es me, and mate from his 50th high school reunion..
I forget my name. Our afr has lasted You said her husband is in his"late 70s."
four years. Why can't Tkeep them both? Your math is seriously off.
TORNINTULSA '.My 50th high schoblfreunion is this'
year, and I'm 67. There's no way he would'
' Dear Tom: It seems you've been doing be older unless he was 'held back a few
exactly that for four years, but obviously, years.

*it's not enough.-Please stop living a dual
life and figure out what you want. If there
are young children, you owe it to them
to work on your marriage. Get into joint
counseling so your husband can work on
his Neanderthal attitude toward women
and so you can see whether passion can

David Bird from
England has written more,
than 100 bridge books. He
specializes in humor, par-
ticularly about the monks
of St. Titus. But now he
has published a second
book about the staff and
pupils of'Cholmeley
School, "The Headmaster,
the Matron and the Scis-
sors Coup" (Weidenfeld &
Nicolson). Mixed in with
the humorous stories are
instructive deals, many
sent to Bird by Tim Bourke
from Australia.
In this deal from the
book, how should the play
and defense go in four
spades? West leads the
heart ace and continues
with the heart king.
East's'weak two-heart
opening would not please
a purist, because it has
two first-round controls.
But nowadays, everyone
pre-empts with the faint-
est excuse, and here East

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Dear Add: You are right that we could
use a remedial math class. But'the advice
,.stands. If the man suddenly ogles every
woman and can't keep his hands off the
waitresses, he needs to see his doctor.


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was hoping he might shut
out the spade suit. How-
ever, South jumped tO four
spades, the contract he
hoped he could make.
West led the heart ace
and continued with the

heart king. South, the
Headmaster, ruffed,
cashed the spade ace, and
led the spade queen. West,
the Matron, won with her
king an'd paused. Her
partner had discarded the
club two and club five,
discouraging in that suit.
So West shifted to a dia-
mond. East won with his
ace and led another heart,'
which promoted West's
spade 10 to the setting
East spotted how the,
contract could have been
made. At trick two, South
should have discarded his
diamond king, cutting the
communications between
the defenders a text-
book Scissors Coup.
And now you know the
deal that begat the title of
the book.
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Janitorial Business for sale
Equipment, training and 60K
annual gross $19,500
1 0504-915-1474 4.

Firewood 4 x8 rack, $65, delivery extra. Use
to be 592-2913. New number 850-594-9985 an
850-55779684. Mike Dunaway

FIREWOOD (all split oak)
Delivery available! TRUCK LOAD $70.
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Firewood cut & split
green & 6 mo.-lyr seasoned
4x4 $50. 4x8 $80. 4x16 $120.
4 Also Flat Liter
Call: 850-209-6075

Split Oak Firewood
Delivered in the Wiregrass!
$75 For a Full Sized Pickup load.
$12 for 5 Gallon bucket of kindling wood.
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If You Have ,lt and Don't Need It...
Sell It in the CLASSIFIEDS

CALL BOB (334) 219-4697
OR (850) 710-0189

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

FREE Kitten 1 male 4 months old and 2 free cats
850-573-4512 or text.

Anatolian Shepherds, AKC : Guardian dogs
currently protecting farm and bats. Shots and
worming to date. 1 male 7 females 7 months
old. $600. 334 744-2748
Basset hound pups for sale. $400 Ready for
new forever home after 11/23. M & F available.
Shots and wormed. Call 334-797-6063 or visit
Free Rescued Dogs:. F/Hound & F/Rednose
Pitbull. M/Bulldog all spayed. 334-393-1588.
.k Goldendoodles Red/Apricot
*i t Beautiful, sweet, smart!
Raised around children and
other animals. Parents on
site! Male & females availa-
ble. Priced reduced from
$1,800 to $1,250. Vet in-
spected & up to date on all
-. ^ shots! Born July 30.2013.
11 334-791-5216
Lost Dog in Compass Lake, F/Chihualua Dachs-
hund mix w/collar. Reward! Call 404-831-3721
Shih-Tzu pups: 2 female, 8 weeks old,
Ready now! Black/white. 1st shots. $650
Call 334-718-6254

Hewett Farms
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

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It's Satsuma Time
Cherokee Ranch 850-579-4641


Othe^Br Fresh Vegetables'!^

220 W. Hwy 52 Malvern
* 334-793-6690 *

Springer Spaniell Puppies., Beautiful energetic
friendly puppies. AKC registered. Have thefr
updated shots and have been wormed. $375
Contact: 229-254-2934. 4

Fresh Green A isyor"OL SUF"iyjii tinu
jH^ Peanuts
-f We also have Fender-5 Str. Jazz Base w/hard shell case $375.
shelled peanuts Fender Rumble $25 Base.Amp $50.'573-5352
850-352-2199 Jitterbug Cell Photne: (2) one red & one gray,
850-209-3322 or 850-573-6594 excellent condition $100. both 850-482-4132
A 4128 Hwy 23I Martin Mamba Recurve Bow: 501bs draw $260
ICall 850-557-1629 ,' .I

DEER CORN shelled and sold by the bag, barrel,
and/ or wagon. $6 per 50 lbs. Call for the best
price around. 850-557-2400
Top QuHalit Coastal Bemuda Hay
forflrsesand Catble,- Large Rolls,
Fertwze.& Weed Control
*. 350-20949145 I

^ 12 ft.tall 30 gal.
7f A $49.95 ea. 10 or
more $39.95
Live Oaks, Crape Myrtle,
Cherry Laurel & Magnolias
By appointment

Anderson Columbia Construction Company
Marnanna Fl. Now hiring for an experienced
Loopman/Screed Operator -
Please apply at One Stop Cateer Center
.; ~Custodian ,
First United Methodist Church of Chipley,
Fl 'i seeking to fill thep position of custodian.

Duties include cleaning the building, ordering
supplies & maintaining equipment. Work expe-
rience minimum of 6 months as a custodian.
Pay based on experience..($13K -16.5K)
For information on the job call the-Office at
Email resume to: lumcoc@bellsouth.net
1285 Jackson Ave. Chipley,.FL.

Martin Saber Compound Bow: 351bs-50lbs draw
w/quiver & demon arrows $295 850-557-1629
Martin Savannah long bow: 45lbs draw, new
price $.560 Asking $27A Call 850-557-1629


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Clinton St efficiency, utilities incl, new rugs
$395. other fum. rooms for $350 727-433-RENT

Cedar Creek Apartments 1BR/1BA $500
Appliances, lawn care & pest control included.
Must be 62 or older or disabled. Call 850-352-
3878 or email cedarcreek@hchousing.net
Accepting Applications for 1 and 2 BR apts.
Must meet income requirements.
4 850-526-4661 TDD 850-955-8771 4w


3BR IBA duplex in on Alabama Ave. $425.
mo. $400. Dep. 3/1 HOUSE $550. mo. $500.
dep.incL water, sewage & garbage
Both in Grandridae 850-592-5571.
s Brick 2/1 Duplex 3196 Diana Lane $575.
and with carport & Storage $600.
4 Joyce Riley RE 850-209-7825 ^

1 & 2BR Apartments in Marianna
2 & 3BR Mobile Homes Rent to Own
Lot rent included. For details
4 850-557-3432 or 850-814-6515 4m
2BR 1EA in Cottondale, 1st street, CH&A,
with appliances, $300/mo + dep.
850-260-7081 4|

3BR/1WBA House behind Arrowhead, CH/A,
screened porch, W/D hookup, new appliances,
cabinets & flooring. Open garage. $700 Mo. +
Dep. Call 850-570-4706
*AustinTyler&Co *
Quality Homes & Apartments.
-4 850- 526-3355 or austintylerco.com
"Property Management Is Our ONLY Business"
Beautiful, stylish newly remodeled brick home
for rent 2BR/1BA QUIET, SAFE neighborhood.
Nice size yard. Brick storage bldg on property.
$650/month. Call 850-573-8446.
In Indian Springs on Golf Course 3/3.5, his &
hers master bath, walk in closets, open floor
plan, 2300 sq. ft. back yd. fenced, 9 ft. ceilings
$1300. mo. i avail. Jan. Ist. 850-271-5545.
Nicely remodeled,
Efficient 3 BR, 2 BA
2-car garage. Laminate
hardwood flooring/vinyl
tile squares. Screened back
porch. Fenced yard. Wall-
oven, ceramic-top range.
New refrigerator. Washer & dryer and 2nd
refrigerator in garage. Less than 5. minutes
from Marianna FCI and Sunland. $775 deposit,
credit/income verification, and references
required. Call 850-212-4325 -

3BR/1.5 BA, nice, clean, ceramic tile, fireplace,
stainless steel appliances, separate party
house. 1/2 acre of land with fruit and pecan
trees. $55,000.850-263-4590 or 850-209-3474
Lease/Option To Buy 3/2 hardwood floors,
CH&A 2940 Dogwood St
close to Riverside school.
$875. mo. s 850-718-6541

2 & 3 bedroom mobile Homes in Cottondale.
$590 and up. H20, garbage, sewer included.
http:// www.charloscountrylhivng.com.
850-209-8847 w

1 4 2 & 3BR Mobile Homes
in Marianna & Sneads (850)209-8595

2 & 3BR Mobile Homes in Cottondale.
NO PETS CH&A $325- $500/Month
Please call 850-258-1594 or
850-638-8570 Leave Message
2BR / 1.SBA at Millpond $495 rent + deposit.
Has utility shed, screened in front porch
4 3/2 DW in Malone, CH/A, No pets,
security negotable Section 8 ok.
850-594-9991 or 850-557-7719
Marianna area 2/2 MbI. Hm.-in park CH&A
water, sewage No Pets or Smoking Ref. Req.
1st. & last $500. mo. 850-482-8333

Mobile Homes for Rent 2BRI1BA
Located between Grand Ridge & Sneads.
Includes water, garbage & pest main.
$360. Mo 4 850-573-0308 4

Small Quiet Family Oriented Park 1, 2 & 3BR
MH's for Rent includes water, garbage,
lawn care, No Pets 850-592-1639


* Large Brick Home 3/2 with 10 acres, country
secluded area $160,000 $25,000'down &
$700. 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

.i American Eagle.
2003,40 It
Call for more info
(775) 721-8359


"A Chevrolet 2002 Trailblazer:
New design w /straight 4.2.
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.
Chevrolet 2012 Malibu, low miles, fully equipped.
like new. $200 down. $259 per month, call Ron'
Ellis 334-714-0028.
4 $0 Down/lst Payment,
Tax, Tag & Title Pass
Repo pass bankruptcy
Ask About $1000. off at time of purchase.

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Honda 2000 Odyssey: Runs perfect 3 year/3600
mile warranty on transmission. $6.500. OBO
Call 334-693-9360
Hyundai 2011 Elantra touring 32.900 miles.
Silver in color, great car like new. $11,000
850-209-8449. MUST SELL !!!!

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Lincoln 1991 Mercury Pracer: metallic blue, 44k
original miles, only driven in Dothan, mint coft-,
dition, 4 new tires, like new, 4 doors, cold AC,
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CASE NO.: 32-2009-CA-000903




NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final
Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated
October 16, 2013-and entered in Case No.
32-2009-CA-000903 of the Circuit Court of
'the FOURTEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for,
JACKSON County, Florida wherein BAC HOME
Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to
the highest and best bidder for cash at
at 11:00AM, on the 21st day of November,
2013, the following described property as
set forth in said Final Judgemont:

.71, THENCE RUN NORTH 07 DEGREES 15 Ml- :.'1
A/K/A 3772 HIGHWAY 71, MARIANNA, FL 32446

Any person claiming an interest in the surplus
from the sale, if any, other than the property
owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must
file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court
on October,29, 2013.

Dale R. Guthrie
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Tammy Bailey
Deputy Clerk

**See Americans with Disabilities Act
If you are a person with a disability who needs
any accommodation in order to participate in
this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to
you, to the provision of certain assistance.
Please contact the ADA Coordinator by mail at
P. 0. Box 1089, Panama City. FL 32402 or by
phone at (850) 747-5338 at least seven (7) days
before your scheduled court appearance, or
immediately upon receiving this notification if
the time before the scheduled appearance is
less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing im-
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Virginia Tech guard Ben Emelogu and Virginia Tech forward
Christian Beyer celebrate after defeating West Virginia 87-82
in Blacksburg, Va., on Tuesday.

Virginia Tech tops

West Virginia

,The-Aisociatedprz.c answered, hitting two free
throws to push the lead to
BLkCKSBURG, Va. -'On' '85-82 with 16.2 seconds
a day 'in which Virginia remaining.
Tech athletics director Jim West %irginiia (1-1) had a
Weaver announced his re- chance to tie the game, but
tirement, effective at the ,Nathan Adrian's 3-pointer
end of the year, he received .was short, and Virginia Tech
4 rather sweet retirement freshman Devin Widson
gift courtesy of one of the got the rebound. Wilson
Hokies' teams. made two free throwvs with
"It was a good day to give five seconds left to seal the
him a victory over West game for Virginia Tech."'
Virginia," Virginia Tech ".1 think this is a sign,"
coach James Johnson said. Johnson said. "We've got
* "That's a good retirement to continue to get better.
present from the men's We've got someyoung guys
basketball team." who can do some things,:
Freshman Ben Emelogu and ie've got to continue
scored a game-high 22 to hang in there. It's go-
points to lead the Hokies ing to be up and down for
past the Mountaineers 87- them, but at least we've got
82 on Tuesday. multiple guys. If one guy
Adam Smith added 19 is down, we've got some
points for the Hokies (1 -1), guys who maybe: can step
who rallied from a 17-point up. Tonight, we were able
deficit in.the first half and to get those three young
avenged last season's 68- guys (Emelogu; Wilson
67 loss to West Virginia in and Smith, who is a red-
Morgantown, W.Va. Smith shirt sophomore) in dou-
scored seven of Virginia ble figures, and that was
Tech's last nine points, encouraging."
making several key. plays Smith hit 7 of 12 from the
in the final minute. floor for the Hokies,. who
His three-point play with shot 45.6 percent from the
33.2 seconds to play gave floor (26 of 57), including
the Hokies aft 83-79 lead.', 60.9 percent in the second
West Virginia's Remi Dib6 half (14 of 23). He hit just 3
then hit a 3-pointer with of 10 from the floor in Vir-
23.7 seconds left to cut ginia Tech's loss to USC Up-
the lead to one, but Smith state in its season 'opener.

Arkansas to build $25M

basketball practice facility

The Associated Press

Arkansas has .-announced
it will begin construction
of 'a $25 million basket-
ball practice facility next
The groundbreaking
ceremony for the 65.000-
square-foot facility k'%ilJ be
held on Dec. 7, and it is
scheduled to open in the
summer of, 2015: It will
hold the workout facilities,
offices' and all other bas-

ketbafl operations for both
the Razorbacks men's and
women's teams.
Athletic director Jeff Long
has talked extensively over
the last year about the
school's need for a practice
facility, citing difficulties
scheduling practice time
in Bud, Walton Arena and
saying Arkansas is the only,
Southeastern Conference
school without one.
Long says the school is,
still in the process of rais-
ing the money needed.

College Basketball

UMass holds on to beat LSU

The Associated Press

AMHERST, Mass. Chaz. Wil-
liams knew he and his Massachu-
setts teammates had just survived-
a battle.
"It was very physical, very intense.
First play of the game there was trash
talking between both teams," the
UMass guard said after the Minute-
men downed LSU 92-90Tuesday.
"It was a real gritty game and we
had to pull up our shorts and lace
our sneakers and go out there .and
play- and I think we did a good job
of that. ;-\. -.,`
Williams, who,,, figures to be a
candidate for Atlantic 10 player of
the year, scored 24 points and big
man Cady Lalanne added all 16 of
his points in the second half, lead-
ing the Minutemen to their second
straight win to start the season as
LSU Jost its opener.
Coach Derek Kellogg was clearly
pleased with the 2-0 start, which
came under rather unusual condi-
tions. The Minutemen beat Boston
College in a Sunday evening game
(5:45 start) at TD Garden in Boston
- and then had to come out and
play at 11 a.m. Tuesday as part-of ES-
PN's college basketball marathon.
"I was a little apprehensive as to
how it was going to play Out." Kel-
logg said. "This was a tough stretch,
andIwouLd say this is about as good
as I could have imagined coming
out of this not only that we're 2-
0 but I wanted to see -what kind of

LSU's Johnny O'Bryant III and Massachusetts' Cady Lalanne (right) vie for a loose
ball in the first half of Tuesday's game in Amherst, Mass.

team we had."
UMass, picked to finish fourth in
the A-10, held LSUI, tabbed fourth in
the SEC, without a field goal for' over
five minutes down the, stretch but
almost squandered an-eight-point
lead in the final 63 seconds.
Andre Stringer's steal and layup
cut the Tigers' deficit to three with
21.6 seconds left. Sampson Carter
wound up icing the game by hitting
four free throws.
Williams stand slowly for the
second straight game but rallied
and had 17 points at the hall. He
had nine assists, three rebounds
and only two turnovers. I
Carter finished with 17 points and
siL rebounds and Raphiael. Putney

added 14 points and nine rebounds
for UMass.
LSU led only once 3-0 in the
firsr meeting berveen the programs.
The Tigers trailed by 10 in the firs(
half, came back. fell behind by as
many as 13 in the second and kept
hanging in, right down until the
closing seconds.
Johnny O'Brvant, who sat, out
much of the second half of the foul-
filled game with four personals, led
LSU with 23 points, 11 rebounds
and rwo blocked shots. Stringer had
21 points and Jordan Mickey and
Anthony Hickey added 16 points
apiece.- Mickey, in his freshman
debut, grabbed '10 rebounds and
blocked five shots.

VanVlect leadsNo.16 Wichita St. past W. Kentucky

The Associated Press

WICHITA, Kan. Fred
VanVleet didn't have
enough energy to be too
excited after No. 16 Wich-
ita State's latest win.
VanVleet scored 17
points aid KadeemColeby
had 13 to lead the Shock-
ers in a 66-49 victory over
Western Kentucky early
Tuesday morning.
"It's pretty late," VanV-
leet said after the match-
up that tipped at midnight
locally and finished at 2:09
a.m. "And it took a lot of
mental and physical focus
for this game."
Cleanthony Early fin-
ished with 11 points
and, nine rebounds for
the Shockers (2-0) while
Tekele Cotton added 10
points. Before the game,
Wichita State unveiled the
banner to commemorate
its run to the Final Four
last season.
Shockers coach Gregg
Marshall spent the long
day before the game put-
tinighis team through two,
walk-through and video
sessions. And much of'
the preparation went out
the window' at halftime,
with the team shooting
38.6 percent and leading

1 6 .
Wichita State's Fred VanVleet goes up for a shot against
Western Kentucky during the first half of their game Tuesday
at Charles Koch Arena in Wichita, Kan.

just 30-28.
"We were impatient,
itchy, off-kilter in our mo-
tion offense in the first
half," Marshall said. "So in
the second half, we went

to more of a ball-screen
offense, and it worked
Wichita State scored the
first nine points of the sec-
ond half to take control.

Caden Dickerson's 3-
pointer pulled Western
Kentucky to 51-42 with
8:44 to play, but Cotton
scored the nemt fourpoints
for the Shockers to stem
the: tide.
"We had three or four
defensive breakdowns
right out of the gate," Hill-
toppers coach Ray Harper
said, "arid it got away from
us inthe first five minutes.
And we never recovered."
Western'Kentucky, which
shot 7 for 30 in the second
half, didn't get within 10
points again..
"We didn't defend as well
as they did," Hilltoppers
forward Aaron Adeove
said, "They stayed disci-
plined and we didn't."
TJ. Price and Aleksej"
Rostov scored 12 points
each to lead Western Ken-
tucky (0-1).


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