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Chase leads to multiple charges


From Staff Report
Police leveled several charges
against aMarianna man after a chase
in which he allegedly discarded bags
of marijuana as patrol officers pur-
sued him.
According to a press release from
the Marianna Police Deparnment,
23-year-old Trashad Laron Roberts
is charged in the- case with reckless
driving, fleeing and attempting to
elude, tampering with physical evi-
dence and possession of marijuana


- less than 20 grams.
According to the release, an officer
tried to pull Roberts
over on Jackson Street
after he saw-Roberts
speeding and clocked
him traveling 83 miles
per hour in a 25-mph
zone.
Roberts As the officer ap-
proached the white
Chevrolet Impala he was report-
edly driving, Roberts ignored a stop
sign and turned right onto Madison


Street, moving in the direction of
that road's intersection with Lafay-
ette Street/U.S. 90.
The officer turned on his emer-
gency lights and siren as he tried to
catch the Impala, according to the
release.
The Impala then turned right onto
Lafayette Street, running the red
light at the intersection and pulling
o.ut in front of other motorists, the
release stated. The car later turned


See CHASE: Page 9A,


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As-he holiday season commenc-
es with Thanksgiving next Thurs-
day, Christmas giving has alreadyN
begun as well.]
For instance, Fred Cook at Chipo-
la Family Ministries reports that.
thanks to some generous outreach
from many entities and individu-
als, he now has enough turkeys
and lots of extras to fill the tables of
all his regular food recipients this
Nov. 28 and/or Dec. 25. Continu-
ing donations are also helping fill
his year-round food pantry there,
a relief, he says, as the shelves can
sometimes get exuemely low.
One of the most recent gifts
came from Crossways Fellow-
ship Church in Nlarianna. Church
member Sandy Hascher delivered
30 turkeys to the ministries door
on Wednesday. "Those collectively
weed about 450 pounds. She
cameI'Ej later with 285 pounds
of canne'g~d dry goods like sug-
ar, flour, dflB eans and peas, as Ricky Mixon (o
well as other staple,. at the "shootir
Earlier this wV& the Ministries drawing. with p
received more thaRV,000 pounds various ways to
of potatoes from a-rmer in a can have positi
nearby state.
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Local businesses are also in business owi
the holiday giving spirit par as well.
Just as churches AOdr'Givic orga- For instance


n the ground) Gail Ward (above left) and Howard Payne gather
ig house" that the Tatum's Hardware crew prepared for a raffle
proceeds going to assist Camo Dreams. That organization helps in
o ensure that disabled and terminally ill children in the local area
ve hunting experiences despite their challenges.

reaching out, local tumW's Hardware in Marianna put
iers are doing their their muscle and know-how into
ce, the crew at Ta- See GIVING, Page 9A


FWC proposes

new deer huiiting

regulations for

northwest Florida


Special to the Floridan
The Florida Fish and
Wildlife Conservation
Commission, at its meet-
ing in Weston this week,
approved a draft pro-
posal that would divide
the state's Hunting Zone
D (from Pensacola to
Tallahassee) into two
deer management units
(DM Us), each with its owvn
unique set of deer antler-
point regulations and ant-
lerless deer harvest days.
These proposals for
Zone D, which if passed
at the April 2014 commis-
sion meeting, would take
effect during the 2014-15
hunting season and are
part of a larger, statewide
project aimed at manag-
ing deer on a more local


level and providing stake-
holders with a greater say
in deer management. The
commission also directed
staff to provide an update
on this issue at the Febru-
ary commission meeting.
The FWC conducted a
public outreach and in-
put process in northwest
Florida during the first
three months of 2013.
During that period, the
See DEER, Page 9A.


Man accused in


exposure incident

pleads no contest


From zlafi report
A man accused of expos-
ing himself to a 71-year-
old woman in Marianna
on Wednesday pleaded
no contest to a charge of
disorderly conduct in the
case Thursday. He was re-
leased after paying a $383
fine in lieu of a month in
The man was ultimately
identified as 58-year-old
Werner 'Schwer, a for-
eign national from Ger-
many. According to the
complaint filed against
him, officials originally
charged him with
lewd and lascivious
exhibition.
The incident occurred
in a parking lot ara busi-
ness on State Road 71
South near Marianna,
officials reported.
According to the com-


plaint, the victim and a
witness were able to give
tors infor-
such as a
rag number
and %vehicle
description.
Schwer which led
authorities
to locate Schwer.
The victim said she was
parked about 15 feet from
a van when she saw him
get out of that vehicle
wearing only a pair 'of
black underwear and a
T-shirt bearing the words
"I Am an Enemy of God."
She said Schwer eventu-
ally took his underwear
off and changed into an-
other pair, and that he ex-
hibited certain behavior
of a sexual nature during
and' after the change of
clothes.


10 caught in sex e-xsting


Press Release
,The Walton Coun
Sheriff's Office issued ti
following press relea
Thursday regarding a si
sting operation conducted
by that agency in partner
ship with the, Florida D
apartment of-Law Enforc
ment, St. Johns Coun
Sheriff's Office, Gainesvil
Police Department, E
cambia County Sheriff
Office, Pensacola Poii
Department, Bay Coun
Sheriff's Office, Tallaha
see Police Departme:
and Crestview Police D
apartment, all members
the North Florida Intern
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ducted an operation called Lionrain from WednedaNMI
"Operation Turkey Hunt". Nov. 13 through Monday
to take all violators into morning, Nov. 18. During
custody who traveled from the course of the opera-
Multiple locations to Wal- tion, numerous posts were
ton County with the infeht placed on several social


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networking sites. The un-
dercover profiles that were
used online were mostly of
juvenile females and males
with the approximate ages
of 12 to 13 years. The on-
line advertisements had
been posted to target sus-
pects who engage in sexual
activities with underage
minors within the state of
Florida.
Ten individuals respond-
ed, to online advertise-
ments through the use
of email and electronic
communications. During
conversations with some
of the suspects and the un -
dercover officer, who was
posing as a 12-year-old
female's mother, the sus-


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SUBMITTED PHOTO
fn this photo provided by the Walton County Sheriff's Office,
21-year-old Charles Maines is searched by law enforcement of-
ficers. He and several other men were recently arrested during
a sex sting operation.


pects solicited the "moth-
er" to engage in sexual
activity. with the 12-year-
old female. Other conver-
sations consisted of the
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suspect engaging in con-
versations with the under-
cover officer, posing as a
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CONTACT US
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FAX: 850-482-14'19.
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Street Address:
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news of genierdl interest free of charge
Submit your news or Community Calendar
eventsv1ae-mail, Ia'.nmail or hand delivery.
Fees may apply for wedding, engagement,
anniversary and birth announcemenis
Forms are available at the Floridan ohices
Photographs must be of good quality and
suitable for print. The Floridan reserves the
right to edit all submissions

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


Comminuty Calendar


; -*...:: FRIDAY, NOV. 22 -"
i Toys for Tots applications Anchorage
Children s Home. 4452 Clinton St.. Marianna Ap-
plications will be talt'en until icon on Dec. 6 All toys
will be distr buted on Dec. 21 starting at 10 a.m
Merry-Anna Mistletoe Market: Holiday Shop-
ping with Covenant Hospice 9 a.m to 3 p.m.
1jov. 22-23 at the Jacl' son C nurit9Agricultural
Center, 2741 Pennsylvania Ave.. Marianna. One day
shopping pass: $5 per per on (rids 10 and younger
get in free). Vendors will ShowcasC gift-giving op-
tions: hancd-seiwn children's clothes embroidery
and monogramning. jewelry, decorative door rang-
ers and more C.ill482-3520
BCF Christmas Musical: "A Festive Christ-
mas" 9:30.a.m in The Baptist College of Florida
Wellness Center, Graceville The BCF Music and
Worship Division presents a show celebrating the
birth of Christandfeaturinga variety ofrmusic. from
classical holiday favorites to new contemporary
Chrirstmas choruses. The Friday performance is tree
and guests are invited to continue the festivities at
the Holiday -eritage Festival beginning at I1 a.m in
Heritage-Village. Call at 800328-2660 e t. 427
* Hooks and Needles 10 a m. at the Jackc or
County Public Library. Marianna Branch. blew and
experienced hand crafterc welcome to create.
share. learn or teach favorite projects. Call 482-
963,1
Library Study RFP Scoring and Evaluation
Committee 10:15 a.nri. the Conference Room.
Jacl.son County Administration Building. Madison
Street. Marianna. Committee will begin evaluation
of proposals submitted in response to the Jacl'son
County Public Library's Request for Proposals to
study Library services and facilities. For informa.
tion, call. 209-0846.
) Celebrate Recovery 7 p.m. at Ev'angel Worship
Center, 2645 Pebble Hill Road in Maranna. Adult,
teen meetings to' overcormie hurts habits and
hang-ups- Dinner. 6pm. Child care available Call
209-7856, 573-1131.
B Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9
p.m in the AA room of First United Methodist
Criurch. 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.

SAT URDAYi, NOV. 23.
P Toys for Tots applications Anchorage.
Children's Home, 4452 C linton St. Martanna. Ap-
plicationis will be taken until noon on Dec. 6 All toys
will be distributed on Dec. 21 starting at 10 a.m.
5K Turkey Trot Fun Run 7 a m. registration at
Jaclison Hospital. Event starts at 8 a.m. Cost is $20
day of event or $15 for pre-registered runners. All


proceeds benefit Jackson Hospital's prote':t Christ.
mas Child. The race begins at Jackson Hospital. Call
718-2525.
12th Annual Antique Tool Show and Sale
- 7:30 a.m. to noon Panhandle Pioneer. Settlement.
17869 NW Pioneer Settlement Rd. Blountstown.
E hibitors and vendors will be triere to sell all dif-
ierent rinds of tools and implement form the 18th
to the 20th centuries. Admission fee $5. Pancake
breakfast in the settlement's clubhouse starting at
7am Call 674.2777.
) Merry-Anna Mistletoe Market: Holiday Shop-
ping with Covenant Hospice 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
at the Jack son County Agricultural Center. 2741
Pennsylvania Avb.. Marianna One-'day shopping
pass: $5 per person (kids 10 and younger get in
free). Vendor; will showcase gift-giving options:
hand sewn children's clothes, embroidery and
monograinming. jewelry. decorative door hangers
and more Call4382-8520.
)) Alford Community Health Clinic Hours 10
a m until last patient is seen, at 1770 Carolina St. in
Alford. The free clinic for income-eligible patients
without medical insurance treats short-term
illnesses and chronic conditions. Appointments
available call 263-7106 or 209.5501)- walk. ins
welcome. Sign in before 11 a.m.
D Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 4:30
5:30 p m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church. 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.

SUI JDAY, NOV.24
Toys for Tots applications Anchorage
Children's Home 4452 Clinton St.. Marianna Ap.
plications will be'taken until noon on Dec. 6. All toys
will be distributed on Dec 21 starting at 10 am. .
) 3rd Annual Law Enforcement Day 3 p.m. at
Liberty Hill Missionary Baptist Church. 5239 Liberty
Hill Road. Bascom. Law enforcement officers from
Jackson anrd surrounding counties will be honored
ior their service to trhe community. Rev. Freddie
Piulhac will deliver the message.
Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion
6 30 p m. in AA room of First United Methodist
Church,2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna. Atten-
'dance limited to persons with a desire to stop
dririh ing
i) Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting 8 p.m. in
[the board room ot Campbellton-Graceville Hospital.
5429 Coll.ge Drive, Graceville. .

MONDAY. NOV. 25
Toys for Tots applications Anc horage
Children's Home. 4452 Clinton St.. Marianna. Ap-


plications will be taken until noon on Dec 6 All toys
will be distributed on Dec. 21 starting at 10 a.m
D Marianna Lions Club Meetirg -XNoon at Jim's
Buffet & Grill. 4329 Lafayette St.. Marianna. Call
482'2005
Parkinson's Support Group Meeting I loon
in the ground- floor classroom oklackson Hospital.
4250 Hospital Drive. Marianna. Luri:Kprovided
courtesy of Jackson Hospital. Those diiosed with
Parkinson's and their caregivers arejnivited. No cost
to participate. Call 718-2661
Jackson County Quilters Guild Meeting .
- 5307:30 p.m at Ascension Lutheran Church.
3975 U.S 90 West. Marianna. Business meetings
are fourth Mondays: other Mondays are lor projects
lessons, help. All quilters welcome. Call 209-7638.
Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8 9
p.m in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church. 2901 Caledonia St.. Marianna.

TUESDAY. NOV. 26 '
Jackson County School Board Special Meet-
ing 7 a.m. in the JCSB meeting room. 290.,
Jetterson St.. Mariaria. Public welcome. Agenda
available at JCSB.org. Call 482.12?i0.
Toys for Tots applications Anchorage
Children's Home. 4452 Clinton St.. Marianna. Ap-
plications will be taken until noon on Dec. 6 All toys
will be distributed on Dec 21 starting at 10a.m.
Chipola College application deadline for
Spring 2014 term Chipola College. Call 718-
2211
Sewing Circle 1 p m at Jackson County Senior
Citizens, 2931 Optimist Drive in Marianna Call
.482-5023.
) Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting IHlon
to 1 p.m. in the AA room of First United Mm-thddist
Church. 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianrna.
) Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9
p m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church. 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna
St. Anne Thrift Store -.9 a.m. 1 p.m. St Anne's
Catholic Church, 3009 5th St.. Marianna. Call 482-
3734..

WEDNESDAY. NOV. 27
DToys for Tots applications Anc horage
Children's Home 4452 Clinton St.. Marianna. Ap-,
plications will be taken until noon on Dec. 6. All toys
will be distributed on Dec. 21 starting at 10a.m.
B Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting Noon
to 1 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
-Church. 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.


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Marianna Police Department
The Marianna Police Department listed
the following incidents for Nov. 20, the
latest available report: One suspicious ve-
hicle, one suspicious person, one physical
disturbance, 10 traffic stops, one larceny
complaint, two trespass complaints, one
property check, one retail theft, two assists
of other agencies, two public service calls,
one open door or window discovered on
patrol and 10 home security checks.

Jackson County Sheriff's Office
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office and
county fire/rescue reported the following
incidents for Nov. 19, the latest available
report: One accident, two dead persons
(natural causes), one stolen tag, one stolen
vehicle, one abandoned vehicle, one
reckless driver, three suspicious vehicles,


Police Roundup
rwo suspicious incidents, one escort, one
burglary, three verbal disturbances, wvo
vehicle fires, 22 medical calls, two brush


,CRIME


fires, one panic alarm,
one report of a firearm
discharged, two fire
alarms, two traffic stops,
one civil dispute, three
trespass complaints, one
follow-up investigation,.


one suicide attempt, one stabbing, one
noise disturbance, one animal complaint,
one sex offense, two fraud complaints. 17
property checks, one public service call,
one K-9 deployment, two criminal registra-
tion, one welfare check and four threat/ha-
rassment complaints.


Jackson County
Correctional Facility


The following persons were booked into
the county jail during the latest reporting
periods:
B Werner Schwer, 58, 2737 Penn Ave.,
Mdrianna, lewd and lascivious exhibition.
D DevinTyus, 19,4262 Lafayette St.,
" Marianna, willfl and wanton reckless
driving, possession of inhalarits.
) Trashad Roberts, 23,2833 Washington
St., Marianna, reckless driving, fleeing
and attempting to elude, tampering with
evidence, possession of marijuana-less
than 20 grams.
Freddie Collins, 57, 2822 Davey St.,
Marianna, petit theft.

Jail Population: 222

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


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Principal Doug Powell shown with Ms. Stephen's third-grade
class.


Principal Doug Powell shown with Ms. Carr's third-grade class Principal Doug Powell shown with Ms. Calloway's third-grade
and its new dictionaries, class.


Rotary distributes dictionaries to Malone third grade


Special to the Floridan

Malone school Principal
Doug Powell assisted Ro-
tarian Kenneth Anderson
in distributing dictionar-


ies to his three third-grade
classes. This is an annual
event sponsored by The
Marianna Rotary Club.
Teachers, Ms. Calloway,
Ms. Carr and Ms. Stephens


as well as their students
were excited to receive
their individual copies.
Rotarian James Wise, a
graduate of Malone high
School, is usually a mem-


ber of the, delivery team
but missed due to back
surgery. KennethAnderson
attended Malone school
through the sixth grade. It
is always a pleasure to -re-


turn and see our students
at work.
As a part of the program
as student is allowed to se-
lect a word from the new
dictionary for Principal


Powell to spell, and the
word HYPOCHONDRIAC
was chosen. Mr. Powell re-
ceived an "A' for spelling it
correctly. We look forward
to returning next year.


NEW QUILT LOOKING FOR A NEW HOME


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Lanell Hagler Skalitzky is shown here with the quilt she created to be raffled as a fundraiser for the Bascom School
Renovation Project. The Bascom School Renovation Project is offering a hand-made, queen-size quilt as a timely gift for
Christmas giving. The quilt was created by Lanell Hagler Skalitzky, a former Bascom School student whose father was
principal of the school for many years. A recognized local quilter, Skalitzky chose a light green and white floral background
and selected darker greens, pinks and maroons for colorful contrast. "It's definitely a feminine design," said Skalitzky,
shown here displaying her creation. "I call this pattern simply Lanell's Foursquare:' Tickets for the raffle are $1 each or a
book of 6 for $5. "The official drawing for the quilt will be held on Friday, Dec. 13 at the Bascom Town Hall," said Betty James,
fundraising chairman for the repurposed community/senior center. "From 4 p.m. 7p.m. on the Dec13 we will be holding a
fried fish dinner, as well as selling the popular 'The Bascom Community Cookbook |1' with more than 300 brand new recipes:'
said James. The complete fish dinner will be carry-out or eat-int More information may be obtained by calling 569-1128.



Chipola launches new welding program


Special to the Floridan

Chipibh; College is now
.acceptingsnstudents for a
new weldingrprogram that
begins inJanil-2014.
The piroraftlyiis1,170
clock-hours, whieh can
be completed, in approxi-
mately one year. Classes
will meet Monday through
Thursday froii.7:30 a.m.
to 3:30 p.m. Financial aid
Sis available for those who
qualify with special con-
sideration for. veterans .
Prospective welding sru-
dents must earn a mini-
mum score on the Test
of Adult Basic Education
(TABE).
"The job outlook is very
good in the area and es-
pecially for those willing
to travel or..relocate," said
new Chip6la welding in-
structor Patrick Kennedy.
"Starting payfor pipe weld-
ers in ship-building is $20
per hour and higher. Local
manufacturing plants of-
fer $14-$18 per hour. Pay
goes up substantially for
construction welders who
are willingto travel."
Eastern Ship Builders
in Panama City hires nu-
merous welders and, is ex-
pected to expand their op-
eration in the near future.
Other local employers
include Rolls Right Trail-
ers and Anderson Colum-
bia in Marianna. Welding
jobs also are available in
Tallahassee, Panama City,
Jacksonville, Dothan and
Mobile, Ala.
Instructor Kennedyholds
multiple certifications as a
Pipe Welder and is a Certi-
fied Welding Inspector. He
has worked in the nuclear
power and gas pipeline
industry as a welder and
inspector for more than
20 years. A native of Mont-'
gomery, Ala., Kennedy has
called Panama City home


New Chipola welding instructor Patrick Kennedy.


since 2900. He also has
taught welding. at Tren-
holn State Technical Col-
lege in Montgomery.
Kennedysaid, "While tak-
ing welding in high school,
my instructor told me that
a good welder would never
be out of work unless he
wanted to be. So far this
has been true and that is
my firsthand experience."
Chipola's welding pro-
gram is made possible
through a grant, awarded
to the Alabama/Florida'
Technical Employment
Network Chipola, L. B.
Wallace, Northwest Flori-
da State, Pensacola State,
and Wallace Community
College formed the con-
sortium that was awarded
$10 million, in a Trade
Adjustment' Assistance
Community College and
Career Training grant. The
purpose of the grant is to
support colleges that pro-'
vide training for advanced
manufacturing jobs. Each
college shares a portion of
the grant to implement a
mobile welding technology
program on their campus.
"We are excited about
the opportunities this
new welding program will
provide for the citizens in
our district," said Dr. Ja-
son Hurst, Executive Vice-


President of Chipola Col-
lege. "Welding is a targeted
occupation that offers high
wages and excellent bene-
fits for trained welders."
The : Chipola project
will utilize state-of-the-
art welding equipment,


hybrid 'learning, mobile
welding units, simulation
technologies, and open
education resources to
expand learning opportu-
nities, especially in rural
areas.
Byron Ward, Chipola
Welding Career Coach,
says, "Workforce Florida
,projects., annual growth of
13,500 jobs in advanced
manufacturing and con-
SArucLIon, with 75 percent
requiring postsecondary
training. The Alabama De-
partment of Industrial Re-
lations (ADIR) lists weld-
ing among Alabama's "Hot
40 Jobs" with expected an-
nual growth of more than 2
percent through 2018."
For information about
Chipola's Welding pro-
gram, call 718.-2270, or visit
wwww.chipola.edu


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Chipola has won the Delta Burke Invitational six years in a
row. Pictured (from left)are: Jacob Leff who finished second
in overall scoring and William Singleton who finished 12th
overall.,

Chipola Brain Bowl

team wins sixth straight

Delta Burke tournament


Special to the Floridan

The Chipola Brain Bowl
team finished the Fall sea-
son by winning the 2013
Delta Burke Invitational
at Valencia College in
Qrlando, Nov. 9. Chipola
has won the Delta Burke
Invitational six years in a
row..
The tournament includ-
ed 30 teams, including
mos of the community
colleges: in Florida, along
with the University of
Central Florida and Mer-
cer College. l
Chipola defeated Bro-
ward College 380-145 in
'the final match to claim
the title. Broward upset
Valencia in the finals,
300-225.
The Chipola team fin-
ished the tournament un-
defeated, winning all 12
matches, averaging. 465
points per games, with an
average margin of victory
pf 406.7 points.
Chipola Blue team
members. are: Williami
Singleton, Wesley Chevil-
lot, Jacob Leff and Rebec-
ca Delgado. Leff finished
second in overall scoring.
Singleton finished 12th
overall.
Chipola Brain Bowl
coaches are Stan Young,
,Assistant Professor of
Mathematics and volun-
teer assistant coach Dr.
Robert Dunkle.
The Chipola team also
had an impressive show-
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Bay County


Teacher arrested;


obscene 'Snapchaf


photo sent to minor


From Staff report

Authorities say a teach-
er who sent an obscene
"Snapchat" photo to a
former student has been
arrested.
The Bay County Sheriff's
Office on Thursday an-
nounced the arrest of Jo-
seph Lamar Johnson, 24,
on charges of Distribu-
tion of Obscene Material
to a Minor, a'third-degree
felony.
Johnson was erihployed as
a teacher at Mowat Middle
School at the time of the
incident, arid the victim is
a former student under the
age of 18.


The victim reported to
BCSO that on Saturday,
r-- _-"--iNov. 2, John-
son sent her
an inap-
propriate
photograph

'photo mes-
Johnson aging ap-
plication
"Snapchat." The .photo-
graph was witnessed by
another student, according
to an agency press release,
and Johnson admitted to
pending it.
On Wednesday, Nov. 20,
Johnson was arrested and
booked into the Bay Coun-
ty Jail.


Feds: Child


porn ring stayed


hidden 12 years

The Associated Press ring described Thursday,
Hogsert said.
The ring began operating
INDIANAPOLIS Inves- sometime in 2000 and was
tigators have busted an in- shut down in April 2012,
ternational child pomog- but the investigation re-.;
raphy ring that remained mained sealed untilThurs-,
undetected for 12 years day, Assistant U.S. Attorney
by using data encryption Steve DeBrota said.
technology that one fed- U.S. postal inspectors in-
eral prosecutor said Thurs- vestigating a foreign com-
day was the best he'd seen. pany selling videotapes
in more than 20 years on were led to individuals in
the job. Idaho and Pennsylvania,
A total of 11 men from then to two Indiana men,
Indiana, Alabama, Cali-, 61-year-old John Richard
fornia. Florida, New York, 'Edwards, of Indianapolis,
Texas, and Virginia have and 44-year-old Thomas
been convicted or are in Vaughn, ofAnderson.
custody, prosecutors said Edwards pleaded guilt-
at a news conference in In- a year ago to engaging in a
dianapolis, where the case child pornography enter-
was filed in federal court. prise in connection with
They are charged with sex- the ring and was sentenced
.'ually exploiting minors, to 17' 2 years in prison.
Ring members have The ring was able to op-
been charged or ate under erate for-so long because of
investigation inr Canada, data encryption technolo-
Switzerland and other g that DeBrota, who spe-
countries, prosecutors cializes in Internet cases.,
* said, although they didn't called the best he's seen in
say how many foreign his more than 20 years as a
bsuspecis. prosecutor.
Nearly lOOchildren, most "We were able.to identify
of them boys who ranged a previously unidentified
from toddlers to teens, super-secret group which
were exploited by the ring, we allege trafficked in child
prosecutors said. pornography in vast quan-
"These defendants en- tities over a 12-year period
gagedd in an operation that of time," DeBrota said.
had one purpose and one The largest individual
purpose only, to promote- collection of child pornog-
the abuse and exploitation raphy in the ring had about
of our children," U.S. At- 18 terabytes, or 18 trillion
torney Joe Hogsen said. bytes. of images, DeBrota
Members of the ring said.
mostly traded pornogra- Some ring members
phy 'instead of producing were information technol-
it, but at least four mem- ogy professionals, and the
bers allegedly conspired more tech-savvy;, mem-
to produce new videos and bers of the group coached
images of boys engaging in the less tech-savy in: the
sex, which then could be secrecy 'needed to evade
distributed to other mem- detection, Assistant U.S.
bers of the group, prosecu- Attorney Brant Cook said.
tors said. He said members commu-
One of'the defendants, nicated through social me-
42-year-old John Rex Pow- dia and in chat rooms to
ell, of Fort Myers, Fla., is encourage one another to
awaiting trial in a separate collect, traffic and produce
child porn case involving more child porn
two Australians accused of "They effectively radical-
making their adopted son ized one other" Cook said.
sexually available to men \aughn's attorney, Zaki
around the world Powell Ali,' declined to discuss
is charged with the sexual the case and Powell's
exploitation of children attorneys, Charles Hayes
and a conspiracy count in and Kathleen Sweeny of
that case. ,Indianapolis, didn't im-
PoWell's involvement in mediately respond to
both schemes was key to phone messages seeking
dismantling the child porn comment.

B1 gun causes middle school lockdown


LAKELAND-Lakeland
police believe a gun scare
that prompted a lockdowT
at a middle school campus
was likely caused by a BB
gun.
Police say Southwest
Middle ScHool was placed
on lockdown as a precau-
tionary measure Thursday
morning..
Greg-Bondurant, Polk
County public schools'
director of safety, said a
.student reported seeing a
gunmann on campus.


According to The Ledger
police reported finding
n a BB gun in a residential
s backyard behind the
school. A man at the home
told detectives he-had the
BB gun outside Thursday
I morning but d didn't po in t i i
at any kids.
y Detectives re-inter-
viewed the students who
reported the gunman
and determined the man
hadn't come onto school
property.
From wire reports


Coast Guard suspends jet crash search


The Associated Press

DANIA BEACH- The
Coast Guard is suspend-
ing its search for two peo-
ple still missing after their
Mexico-bound jet crashed
into the Atlantic Ocean
off South Florida, officials
announced Thursday
evening.
During a news confer-
ence in Dania Beach with
the Coast Guard and the
Mexican consulate, Lt.-
Cmdr. Gabe Sornma said
the Coast Guard will con-
tinue to assist the Nation-
al Transportation Safety
Board by recovering debris
but will no longer search
for the missing victims.
"There have'-been no
signs of survivors," Som-
ma said. "Survivability
,,beyond this time is highly
unlikely."
The Learjet 35 crashed
Tuesday night into the
ocean about a mile off-
shore, and authorities
have recovered the bodies
of two other people from
the wreckage.
The search has covered
4,000 square miles. Som-
ma said. More than 1,000
pounds of debris has been
located and recovered for
the NTSB's investigation.
Two pilots, a doctor
and a-nurse were on the
plane. They were flying
back to Cozumel, Mexico,
when the pilot reported
an engine failure and at-
tempted to return to


In this photo taken on Wednesday, Nov. 20, and released by the US. Coast Guard, 'U.S. Coast
Guard crews at the Coast Guard Station in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., offload wreckage from a
plane crash.


the airport.
NTSB investigator Brian
Rayner said it's still un-
clear what caused the,
crash. Of the debris that's
been found, there's no
evidence of a fire, he said.
Everything seems consis-
tent with a water impact,
but neither engine has
been recovered. No flight
recorder has been-recov-
ered, and officials haven't
been able to determine
whether the plane had
one;
"At this stage in the in-
vestigation, what I'm in-
terested in is the gather-
ing of evidence," Rayner
said. "The more we gath-
er, the more we can rule
out..


Mexico's Transportation
Department has identified
the pilots as Jose Hiram
Galvan de la 0. and Josue.
Buendia Moreno and the
passengers as Fernando
Senties Nieto and Mari-'
ana Gonzalez Isunza. It
was not immediately clear
which victims remained
missing Thursday.
The company that runs
the medical transport
planes said the flight crew%
had picked up a patient in.
Costa Rica.
Francisco de, Ia tEY
the deputy geflgrdKi1 n;
sul of Nlesco in M10ii;
said family members' *,^Il
four victims have come
South Florida.
"As you can imagine,


they're very devastated,"
de la Lama said.
Federal Aviation Ad-
ministration officials had
warned of potential prob-
lems found in-,the Learjet
35 in June.
According to the special
bulletin, maintenance
workers found cracks in
the control column on
Learjet M'odel 35A (C-
21A) airplanes. Five air-
planes were inspected
"and all fiV had. cracks in
-t ra a"L'e base. of jhe
,461o,,hn ere ,it aftaches
tz r LI Howeyei, the
-onnot 'deemed
u~a~rs i enough to
-warrant 'a further
directive, according to the
bulletin.


Congressman enters rehab after cocaine jarge
JI *. > . . . 1 ** .. : .1 ^ 1 0 '"Jai.


Th.-iA< ij,'?d Pr; '

FORT MNERS Florida
Republican Rep. Henry
"Trey" Radel, who pleaded
guilty to a misdemeanor
charge of cocaine posses-
sion and received a year's
probation, said Thurs-
day he has checked him-.
self into a rehabilitation
center. v
The freshman lawmaker
said in a statement that he
is seeking treatment and
counseling in a Florida
center for his drug and al-
cohol abuse.
"It is my h6pe, through
this process, I will come
out a better man," Radel
said. 1I will work hard to
gain back the trust and
support' of my constitu-
ents, friends and most im-
portandtyr my family."
* On Wednesday, -Radel
called a late-night press
conference to ;announce
that he is taking a leave
of absence from Congress
and donating his salary to
charity.
"I'm not going to sit'here
and make any excuses for
what I've done," he told
reporters. "I have letdown
our country. I've let down
our constituents. I've let
* down my family, including
my wife. And even though
he doesn't know it, I've let


Congressman Trey Radel takes a moment to himself as
he addresses the media at his office in Cape Coral on


Wednesday night Nov. 20.
'downmy.2-year-old son."'
The 37-year-old law-
maker said he takes re-
sponsibility for what he'..
did. .
'At a court hearing earlier
Wednesday in Washing-
ton, Radel told a judge,
"I've hit a bottom where I
realize I need help" in ac-
knowledging that he pur-
chased 3.5 grams of co-
caine from an undercover
police officer.
As part of the plea agree-
ment, Radel admitted he
agreed to buy the cocaine
for $250 in a Wasflington
neighborhood on Oct. 29.
After.the undercover offi-
cer gave Radel the drugs,
federal agents confronted
him, court documents
i show. Radel agreed to talk
with the, agents and invit-.
ed them to his apartment,


where he also retrieved a
vial of cocaine he had in
the home, the documents
said.
At his news conference
in Florida, Radel said he
has been struggling with
alcoholis m and substance
abuse "off and on for
years."
He gave no indication he
was going to resign.
Radel had said in court
that he wants to "continue
serving this country."
Radel's lawyer, David
Schertler, said in court
that his client had already.
entered outpatient treat-
ment in Washington. If
Radel successfully com-
pletes his year of proba'-'
tion the charge,'against
him will be dismissed and
he. can apply to have: his
record expunged.


Couun documents, show,
that when Radefl. ugp
the cocaine on Oct. 2Rhe
met with the undercover
;officer tand an acquain-
tance with whom he had
previously used cocaine.
The documents said Radel
purchased cocaine on sev-
eral previous occasions.
Karl Colder, special
agent in charge of the
DEA's Washington field -
office, said Radel was giv-
en no special treatment
in avoiding arrest at the
scene. He said authorities
do not automatically ar-
rest drug buyers in under-
cover operations, espe-
cially if they are part of a
larger investigation, agree,
to cooperate and don't
pose a threat to the public.
Radel provided ir4forrma-
,tion to investigators at the
time of the'bust and has
continued meeting with
them since, Colder said
in an iArview with The',
Assgjitnied Press.


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you have lost, send the following information along
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between the hours of 8:000A and 5:00pm.
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Jury orders Samsung to pay Apple $290 million


The Associated Press

SAN JOSE, Calif. A 'Silicon
Valley jury on Thursday added
$290 million more to the dam-
ages Samsung Electronics owes
Apple for copying vital iPhone
and iPad features, bringing the
total amount the South Korean
technology titan is on the hook
for to $930 million.
The verdict covers 13 older
Samsung devices that a previous
jury found were among 26 Sam-
sung products that infringed
Apple patents.
The previous jury awarded
Apple $1.05 billion. But U.S. Dis-
trict Judge Lucy Koh reduced the
damages to $640 million after
ruling that jury miscalculated
the amount owed on 13 devices
and ordered a new trial.
Apple had asked for $380 mil-
lion, arguing Samsung's copying
cost it a significant amount of
sales. Samsung countered that
it owed only $52 million because


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Juror Barry Goldman-Hall speaks to reporters outside of the federal
building in San Jose, Calif., Thursday. A Silicon Valley jury on Thursday
ordered Samsung Electronics to pay Apple $290 million for copying vital
iPhone and iPad features.


the features at issue weren't the
reasons most consumers chose
to buy Samsung's devices in-
stead of Apple's.
Samsung said it would 'appeal'
both verdicts.
"For Apple, this case has always
been about more than patents


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Mike Accavittifc gter right), senior vice president of automobile operations at American
Honda, pod& foojhotos in front of the 2014 Honda Accord hybrid sedan at the Los Angeles
Auto Show onithursday in Los Angeles,


Awmid line wins 'green car' of year award


The Associated Press


LOS ANGELES Honda's line of Ac-
cords won the 2014 "Green Car of. the
Year" award from an auto industry mag-
'azine Thursday at the Los Angeles Auto
Show.
In recent years, Green Car Journal
honored cars whose selling points were
emerging technologies including natu-
ral gas, electric and clean diesel.
This eear, the prize's jurors among
them environmentalists and comedian/
car enthusiast Jay Leno opted to hon-
or an already-popular model that has a
gas-electric hybrid version, but also an
,internal combustion engine that runs on
gas.
Honda's suggested retail price for the
Accord ranges from about $22,000 for
a four cylinder, gas-powered model to
abou'ir'tS40,000 for a plug-in, gas/elec-


trick hybrid. Combined city/highway gas
mileage estimates range from 28 miles
per gallon to 47 miles per gallon.
Ron Cogan, the magazine's editor and
publisher, said that the Accord's appeal
is, that its price and good gas mileage
help make a widespread, positive impact
on the environment.
Fully electric vehicles, for example,
tend to be more expensive and on the
road in far fewer numbers, he noted. -
"It may be wonderful what you're doing
on an individual level, but y'our ability to
make large-scale environmental impact
is very small compared to a high-volume
mainstream model that does it by being
extremely efficient," Cogan said.
None of the other four finalists was
from a U.S.-baseO auto maker. They
were: the Audi A6 TDI and BMW 328d,
both diesels, and the gas-powered NMaz-
da3 and Toyota Corolla.


Business Drier


NJ becoming 3rd state
to offer Internet gambling
ATLANTIC CITX> N.J. New Jersey
is allowing adults in the state to click a
mouse or swipe a screen for a chance
to win money, making it only the third
state to o6fer r.bine'Rambling.
A five-day-triaipe'od|Dt Internet
gambling began.Th-rs2'N night when..
players invited by casinos to test their
systems made real-money bets online.
If all goes well, Internet gambling will
be available to gamblers in New Jersey
starting Tuesday. The only other states-
with online gambling are Nevada and
Delaware.
The seven casinos approved by
the New Jersey Division of Gaming


Enforcement collectively offered 14
websites where customers can male,
real-money bets.
The'participating casinos are the
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa; thelTropi-
cana Casino and Resort; Trump Plaza
Hotel and Casino; the Trump Taj Mahal.
Casino Resort; Bally's Atlantic City and
Caesars Atlantic City. along with the
Golden Nugget.
The test period was established to de-
termine whether sophisticated technol-
ogy designed to ensure that all gamblers
are in New Jersey and at least 21 years
old works correctly. The test also will
evaluate electronic payment technology
and the integrity and functionality of
the casino games.
From wire report-,


and money," Apple spokeswom-
an Kristin Huguet said. "While
it's impossible to put a price tag
on those values, we are grateful
to the jury for showing Samsung
that copying has a cost."
A third trial is scheduled for
March to consider Apple's claims


that Samsung's newest devices
such as the popular Galaxy S III
on the market also copied Ap-
ple's technology.
Apple and Samsung are the
world's two biggest smartphone
makers. The bitter rivals have
been waging a global battle for
supremacy of the $300 billion
worldwide market./The size of
the award didn't faze Wall Street
or harm or help either compa-
ny's financial fortunes in any sig-.
nificant way.
Samsung reported it had $47
billion in.cash at the end of Sep-
tember and racked up $247.5 bil-
lion in revenue last year. Apple
has $147 billion of cash on hand
and took in $170.9 billion in rev-
enue last year.
"We understood that the mon-
ey wasn't really an issue," said
juror Barry Goldman-Hall. "This
was about the integrity of the
patent process."
Goldman-Hall, 60, of San Jose
was one'of two men and'six


women on the jury, which was
tasked only with determining
damages.
Apple has argued in courts,
government tribunals and regu-
latory agencies around the world
that Samsung's Android-based
phones copy vital iPhone fea-
tures. Samsung is fighting back
with its own complaints that
some key Apple patents are in-
valid and Apple has copied Sam-
sung's technology.
Samsung lawyer William Price
argued Apple is misconstruing
the breadth of its patents to in-
clude such things as basic rectan-
gle shape of most smartphones.
"Apple 'doesn't own beautiful
and sexy," Price told the San Jose
jury. .. t
Apple attorney William Lee
told the jury that Samsung used
Apple's technology to lift it from
an also-ran in the smartphone
market three years ago to the
world's'biggest seller of them
today.


~ ~'Dow averaeloses above



'16,000for the first imne


The Associated Press

NEW YORK The Dow
Jones industrial average
finished above 16,000 for
the first time Thursday as
the blue-chip index races
toward its best perfor-
mance in a decade.
The Dow has been on fire,
lately, propelled higher by
a combination of solid cor-
porate earnings, a steadily
strengthening economy
and easy-money 'policies
from the Federal Reserve.
Since the start of the year,
the Dow is up 22 percent
and has now topped three
1,000 point milestones
in 10 months. It eclipsed
14,000) in February and
15,000 in May. If it holds
onto .its gains, it would
notch its strongest perfor-
mance since 2003.
"The market has come a
long way," said Dan Seiver,
an economist at San Diego
State University. "It's a sign
of just how tar financial
markets have recovered."
The Dow has more than
tripled since its bear mar-
ket low in Nlarch 2009.
Back then, the country
was in the worst downturn
since the Great Depres-
sion, the housing market
had collapsed and idi-1
vidual inVestors had aban-
doned stocks.
Now,, with the economy
recovering and confidence
returning, small investors
are coming back in.
"People are getting out,
of bonds into stocks,"' said
Steven ,Ricchiuto, '"chief
economist at Mizuho Se-
curities. "We're in the early
stages of a recovery"
The Dow rose 109.17
points, or 0.7 percent, to
close at 16,009.99 Thurs-
day. The Standard & Poor's
500 indexrose 14.48 points,
or 0.8 percent, to 1,795.,85.
The .Nasdaq composite
rose 47.88 points, or 1.2
percent. to 3,969.15. ,
In a sign that investors
are taking on more risk,


small-company stocks
rose at a much faster pace
than the rest of the mar-
ket. The Russell 2000 index
jumped 19.83 points, or 1.8
percent, to 1,119.62.
The Labor, Department
reported before the market
,opened that applications
for unemployment ben-
efits dropped last week to
the lowest level since Sep-
tember. The number of ap-
plications is close to where
'it was before the Great
Recession.
General Motors rose after
the U.S. government said it
expects to sell its remain-
ing stake in the company
by the end of the year. The
Treasury Department got


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shares after bailing out GM
five years ago, but once its
,sells, the automaker will be
free of restrictions on ex-
ecuthie pay that came with
the bailout. It would also
be free to pay dividends if
It chooses.
GM gained 43 cents, or
1.1 percent, to $38.12. The
stock is up 32 percent this
year.
"Having the Treasury out
is probably something that
is going to be positive for
the shares," said Jeff Mor-
ris, head of U.S. equities at
Standard Life Investments.
,"Some investors are proba-
bly a bit spooked byhaving
a rneaningftul amount of
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Unusual words from a Greek Orthodox bishop


It happens all the time:
Church leaders stand at
podiums and urge members
of their flocks to go and share
their faith, striving to win new
converts.
These speeches rarely make
news, because they are not
unusual. But something very
unusual happened earlier this
month in Brookline, Mass.
"You will surely agree that our
mission ... is to lead our brothers
and sisters both inside and
outside the church to our
Lord and savior, Jesus Christ,"
said the featured speaker.
"This is becoming more and
more difficult because many
hesitate to share their faith,
feAring they will be considered
quaint and bothersome. This is
especially the case in America's
colleges and universities, where
atheism and indifference on
matters of faith and religion
reign supreme."
This would be ordinary, if not
tame, language in a gathering
held by Campus Crusade for
Christ, the Southern Baptist
Convention or any Bible Belt
megachurch. But this speaker
was Metropolitan Methodios,


Terry/Ma-ttigly
On Religion

the white-haired leader of the
Greek Orthodox Metropolis of
Boston, addressing clergy and
laity in a conference center
dedicated to Greek culture.
The spiritual leader of Greek
Orthodox believers in New
England didn't stop with this
call to evangelize people
inside and outside his flock's
sanctuaries. Instead, he directly
challenged the lukewarm or
even compromised version of.
the faith that may result from
the media "bombardment of
materialistic and hedonistic
philosophies" that shape the
public square.
All too often, he said, the
result is neither orthodox nor
Orthodox.
"People today fashion their
personal beliefs by integrating
Orthodox and non-Orthodox


elements," he explained, in
the speech text posted online.
"Without realizing it, they be-
come 'cafeteria Christians.' Just
as they do not partake of every
food item in a cafeteria line -
but only those foods which they
like in the same way they feel
they can pick and choose from
what .Orthodoxy teaches....
"Let me be clear: Core
teachings of our faith are not
subject to popularity polls or
political correctness."
Metropolitan Methodios even,
without mentioning a specific
name, criticized a New England
legislator who "claims to be an
Orthodox Christian" and who
"champions Greek political
causes" because of his public
advocacy of same-sex marriage.
It's important to note that,
through the years, Eastern
Orthodox bishops have released
occasional public statements in
which they'affirmed basic tenets
of their ancient faith. In some
cases, they have applied these
doctrines to public issues in
American life.
For example, the Eastern
Orthodox bishops of North
and Central America recently


released a document that
expressed "deep concern over-
recent actions on the part of
our respective governments
and certain societal trends
concerning the status of
marriage in our countries, in
particular the legalization of
same-sex unions."
Also, the symbolic leader of
the world's 250 million Ortho-
dox Christians (including me)
recently addressed challenges to
church teachings on marriage.
Ecumenical Patriarch Bar- ,
tholomew of Istanbul stressed
that the "partnering of the same
sex is unknown and con-
demned" in church teachings,
along with the "contemporary
invention of'mutual cohabita-
tion,' which is the result of sin
and not the law of joy" P
These kids of documents are
.good, but only carry so much
weight, noted Father Johannes
Jacobse, head of the American
Orthodox Institute in Naples,
Fla. It is one thing for bishops to
affirm two millennia of church
teachings. It is something else
for a bishop to openly challenge
his people to live by them.
"This is the first time I have


heard a Greek Orthodox bishop
speak publicly with this kind of
clarity and certainty on some of
the pressing moral issues of our
day," said Jacobse, who served
as a Greek Orthodox priest
from 1991 to 2009 and currently
leads anAntiochian Orthodox
parish. In this case, 4 veteran
bishop "just stood up there and
said it. There seemed to be no
sense of hesitation or fear that
someone might think that he
sounded like heaven forbid
- an evangelical or a moral
conservative or something."
The bottom line, concluded
Metropolitan Methodios, is
that clergy and lay leaders must
recognize that they need to "re-
evangelize, to re-catechize, to
re-teach the faith" to their own
people, especially those on the
margins of church-life.
"The truth," he stressed, "is
that many brethren sitting in
the pews of our parishes are not
knowledgeable of even the basic
teachings of Orthodoxy."

Terry Mattingly is the director of the
Washington Journalism Center at the
.Council for Christian Colleges and
Universities and leads the GetReligion.org
project to study religion and the hews.


Religion
Calendar

TODAY
BCF Christmas Musical: "A
Festive Christmas" 9:30
a.m. in The Baptist College
of Florida Wellriess Center,
Graceville. The BCF Music and
Worship Division presents a
show celebrating the birth of,
Christ and featuring a variety
of music, from classical holiday
favorites to new contemporary
Christmas choruses. The Friday
performance is free, and guests
are invited to continue the fes-
tivities at the Holiday 'Heritage
Festival beginning at 11 a.m. in
Heritage Village. Call 800-328-
2660, ext. 427.
) Harvest Worship Service
- 6p.m. at St. James A.M.E,
The Rev. L.V. Farmer will be the
speaker.
Annual men's conference -
7 p.m. New Beginning Outreach
Ministries Inc. in Jacob City at
2254 Magnolia Drive; Special


ConununityThanksgivgseresetfor Sunday


-Special to the Floridan

The East Jackson Coun-
ty Ministerial Association
is hosting its annual com-
munitywide Thanksgiving
service Sunday at 6 p.m.


speaker: pastor Willie Barkley.
(This service exclusively for
men.) Call 352-4733 or email
newbpraise@yahoo.com.
) Youth Activity Night -6
p.m. at Marianna Church of
'God. Ages 12-19. Call 482-6264.
Celebrate Recovery
- Adult and teen meetings to
"overcome-hurts, habits and
hangups in a safe environment."
7 p.m. at Evangel Worship Cen-
ter with praise and live worship
music, testimonies and fel-
lowship. Dinner at 6 p.m. Child'
care available. Call 209-7856 or
573-1131.


The program will
feature a special' tribute
to veterans and a salute
to the flag, along with
special music provided by
the Sheila Smith Trio. .
The featured. speaker is


Pulse 7-10 p.m. at Cypress
Grove Assembly of God Church
in Grand Ridge. Youth outreach.-
program open tQ all teens in
grades 6-12; shoot pool, play
Xbox and other games, listen to
music, more. Activities are Tree.
Low-cost snacks for sale. Trans-
portation available (limited
area). Call 381-2549.

SATURDAY, NOV.'23
Annual Men's conference
-8:30 a.m. New Beginning
Outreach Ministries Inc. in
Jacob City at 2254 Magnolia
Drive. Father-and-son breakfast,


the Rev. Jack Howell, pres-
ident of the association.
The day's offerings will
fund the association's
scholarship fund for the.
coming year.
Last year, the associa-


with a workshop to discuss
mental health, encouragement
in the workplace, health and
fitness and financial planning.
Program will begin at 6 p.m.
with special speaker pastor
Harry Smith. (This service
exclusively for men.) Call 352-
4733 or email newbpraise@
yahoo.com
D Clothing-giveaway 9,
a.m. to noon at Mother Agnes'
Closet, 2856 Orange St. in
Marianna.

SUNDAY, NOV. 24
Old-Fashion Day -10:30


tion was able to offer five
scholarships to Sneads .
graduates.
A lime of fellowship
and food will follow the
service, provided by First,
Baptist Church of Sneads,


a.m. Salem Free Will Baptist
Church in Steel City. Special
singing by The Bible Tones.
Morning message by brother
Troy Bordeaux. Everyone in-
vited. Wear your old-fashioned
attire. Bring your favorite foods
to share for lunch afterward.
) Old-Fashion Day 11 a.m.
Damascus Freewill Baptiste
Church, Marianna. Sunday
School at.9:45 a.m. Covered-
dish dinner will follow worship.
service. Come dressed in old-
fashioned clothing.
) Annual men's conference
-11 a.m. New Beginning Out-


the host church.
The Rev. Mart Basford,
pastor, invites the com-
munity to participate in
a service of thanksgiving
and praise for the privi-
lege of living in America.


reach MiWistkies Inc. in Jacob
City at 2254.jMpgnqlia Drive.
Special speagiW: apostle Hurley
'Russ. Sunday Srtpi gjns at
9:45 a.m. Every',i' erlcorn-
Call 352-4733 or e0 ail', 'b' ,
praise@Dyahoo.com ."I ,
Annual Harvest Day 1o1
a.m. Greenwood Chapel A.M.E.
Church, Greenwood. Guest
speaker: minister Adrian -
Stanley. Lunch immediately
after service. Call 381-2991 or
557-5950.
Homecoming 11 a.m.

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ASSEMBLY OF GOD
Alford First Assembly of God
1782 Tennessee St P.O. Box 228
Alford, FL 32420
Bascom Assembly of God -
5516 Hummingbird Rd
Bascom, FL 32423 272-7775
Shugroad @embargmail.com,,
Cypress Grove Assembly of God
3250 Cypress Grove Rd,
Grand Ridge, FL 32442 592-4451
cppressgrovechurch.org
Cords-Of Love Assembly Of God
2060 Bethelehem Rd
Cottondale, FL 32431 .'272-0254
Eastslde Assembly of God Church
4723 Hatton St Marianna, FL
lop4664@yahoo.com 526-2422
El Bethel Assembly of God
2503 El- Bethel Church Rd
Grand Ridge;'FL 32442 593-6044
First Assembly of God
5565 Birown St
Graceville, FL 32440 263-3351
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First Assembly of God Church
4186 Lafayette St
Marianna FL 32446
482-2800 *www.mariannafirst.org
First Assembly of God Church
of Cottondale
2636 Milton St
Cottohdale, FL 32431 352-4626
Faith Haven Assembly of God
7135 Hwy 90
Grand Ridge, FL 32442 592-8205
. Pilgrim Rest Assembly of God
3347 Pilgrim Rest Church Road
Marianna, FL 32448*579-2300
Welcome Assembly of God
6784 Messer Rd
'Grand Ridge, FL 32442 592-5077
Welcomehometom@yahoo.com
BAPTIST
Alford Baptist Church
.1764 Carolina St P.O. Box 6
Alford, FL 32420 850-573-3249
Bethel Missionary Baptist Church
2137 McLeod St
Cypress, FL 592-4108
Bethel Star Missionary Baptist Church
4134 Lincoln Ave
.Marianna, FL 32448 482-4866
Bethlehem Baptist Church
2300 Bethlehem Rd
Cottondale, FL 32431 579-9940
Circle Hill Baptist Church
7170 Circle Hill Rd
.Sneads, FL 32460 592-2327


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Collins Chapel Baptist Church
5005 3rd Ave (5499 Collins Chapel Rd)
Malone, FL 32445 .569-5644
Crossroads Baptist Church
Southern Baptist
3276 Main St P.O. Box 386
Cottondale Fl. 32431 352-2636
Damacus Freewill Baptist
3700 Kynesville Rd
Marianna, FL 32448 482-5878
DeliWood Baptist Church
5512 Blue Springs Rd
Greenwood, FL 32443 592-6954
Eastslde Baptist Church
4785 Highway 90,
Marianna, FL *-526-2004
www.eastsidebaptistchurch.com
Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church
3360 Gardenview Rd
Cottondale,'FL 32431 *579.4223
.-Everlena Missionary Baptist
5309 Ellaville Rd
Campbellton, FL 32426 263-3900
First Baptist Church
3172 Main St
Cottondale, FL 32431 352-4586
First Baptist Church
5366 Ninth St P.O. Box 98
Malone, FL 32445 569-2426
Faith Baptist Church
2494 Hwy. 71 South
Marianna, FL -482-2869
First Baptist Church'
* 8010 Pope St P.O. Box 246
Sneads, FL 32460
First Baptist Church of Bascom
'951 Basswood Rd P.O. Box 97
Bascom, FL 32423 569-2699
,First Baptist Church of Campbeliton
2405. Hwy 2
Campbellton, FL.32426 263-3183
First Baptilt'Church Southern Baptist
987 8th Ave P.ORBox 565
Graceville FL 32440 *'263-3323
fbcgraceville@bellouth.het
www.fbcgraceville.org
First Baptist Marianna
2897 Green St', Marianna, FL 32446
526-4200 www.fbcmarianra.org
Firsi Freewill Baptist Church of Malone
5440 10th Sireer (Hwy 71'N.)
P.O. Box 385
Malone FL 32448 850-569-2786
First Freewill Baptist Church
7970 Davis St
Sneads, FL 32460 4 593-5400.


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) Local Houses Of Worship
Friendship Baptist Church of Malone New Galilee Missionary Baptist Church Trinity Baptist Church
5507 Friendship Church Rd 2155 Highway 73 South P.O. Box 234, 3023 Penn. Ave-
Malone, FL 32445 569-2379 Marianna,- FL 32447 482-5499 Marianna, FL4* 482-3705
Grand Ridge Baptist Church New Hoskie Baptist Church www.TrinityMarianna.com
2093 Porter Ave P.O. Box 380 4252 Allen St ` Union Hill
Grand Ridge, FL 32442 *-592-4846 Greenwood, FL 32443 594-7243 3 3115 Union Hill Rd
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Greater. Buckhorn Missionary
Baptist Church
4691 Hwy 162
Marianna, FL 32446 594-5761
Greenwood Baptist Church
4156 Bryan St P.O. Box 249
Greenwood, FL 32443 594-3883-
Hasty Pornd Baptist Church
4895 Hasty Pond Rd, Marianna, FL
Heaven's Way Biker Church
A Ministry of Alford Baptist Church
3924 Woodrest Rd
Cottondale, FL 32431 334-806-4258
Holly Grove Free Will Baptist Church"
2699 Highway 73S
Marianna, FL 32448 482-3489
Inwood Baptist Church
2012 Inwood Rd
Grand Ridge, FL 32448 593-5328
Liberty Hill Missionary Baptist Church
5239 Liberty Hill Road
Bascom, FL 32426 569-5949
Little Zion Missionary Baptist Church
,3181 Little Zion Rd P.O. Box 190 j
Sneads, FL 32460 592-1614
Lovedale Baptist Church
'6595 Lovedale Rd Bascom, FL 32423
592-5415 or 592-2134
Marvin Chapel Free Will Baptist Churci
2041 Hope School Dr
Marianna, FL 32448 482-5375
www.marvinchapelfwb.c6m
Midway Freewill Baptist'Church
1600 Church St
6158 Rocky Creek Rd
Marianna, FL 32448 592-8999
Mount Olive Baptist
6045 Hwy 2
Bascom FL 32423 569-5080
ML Tabor Missionary Baptist Church
3695 Popular Springs Rd
Marianna, FL 32446 594-4161
Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church
5382 Old US Road
Malone, FL 32445 -.569-2049
New Easter Missionary Baptist Church
977 Hope Ave
Graceville, FL 32440 658-8344


New Hope Freewill Baptist
Sweet Pond Rd
Dellwood, FL 592-1234
'New Hope Missionary Baptist
3996 Wintergreen Rd
Greenwood, FL 32443 592-8802
New Mount Olive Missionary Baptist
2870 Barnes St P.O. Box 312
Marianna, FL 32447 482-7595
New Salem Baptist Church
3478 Kynesville Rd
Marianna, FL 32448 *-579-4343
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church
6687.'Brushy Pdnd.Rd :* *
Grand Ridge, FL 32442. .850-718-8401
Pine Ridge Baptist Church
3064 Pine Ridge Church Rd
* Alford, FL 32420-
Piney Grove Baptist Church
2136 Piney Grove Rd
Cottondale, FL 32431 352-3800
Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church
5481 Pleasant Ridge Rd
Marianna, FL 32446 263-8007
Poplar Springs Missionary Baptist Chu
2662 Poplar Springs Rd
Mariana, FL 32446 526-3176
Providence Baptist Church
6940. Providence Church Rd
Grand Ridge, FL 32442 592-5481
pbch@embarqmail.com
Rocky Creek Baptist Church
5458 Rocky Creek-Rd .
Marianna, FL 3g448 526-7508
Salem Free Will Baptist
2555 Kynesville Rd
Cottondale, FL 32431 *-579-4194
www.salemfreewillbaptist.com
Shady Grove Baptist Church
7304 Birchwood Rd
Grand Ridge FL 32442 592-6952
St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church
2871 Orange Street
Marianna, FL 32448 482-2591
St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church
1935 Jacob Road
Cottondale, FL 32431 263-4097
St. Peter Missionary Baptist
7889 McKeown Mill Rd
P.O. Box 326 593-3363


Mvarnanna, FL a32446 526-5711
victory Baptist Church
2271 River Rd
Sneads, FL 32460 593-6699
www.victorybaptistfl.com
White Pond Baptist Church
P.O. Box 458 Mill Pond Rd
Alford, FL 32420 352-4715

CATHOLIC
St. Anne Catholic Church
3009 5th St P.O. Box 1547
Marianna; FL 32446 482-3734
www.stanne@stannemar.ptdiocese.org.
www.stannemarianna.org

CHURCH OF CHRIST
Caverns Rd. Church of Christ
4448 River Rd
Marianna, FL 482-2605

CHURCH OF GOD
Grand Ridge Church of God-
2232 Porter Ave Grand Ridge, FL 32442
592-5301 or 592-2814
Marianna Church of God
(All-services interpreted for the ,
hearing impaired.)
2791 Jefferson St, Marianna, FL 32446
482-6264 marlannacog.com.

CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST
Glorious Gospel
Church of God In Christ
4255 Clay St Marianna, FL 32448
594-1096 or 557-4019
Miracle Restoration Center
2997 Hall Street
Marianna, FL 32448 52672335
Refuge Tabernacle
Church of God in Christ
2820 Chipola Street
Marianna, FL 32448 482-2607
The New Zion Temple
Church of God In Christ
1022 Washington Ave
Graceville, FL 32440
Victory Tabernacle
Church of God In Christ
6752 Highway 90'
Grand Ridge, FL 32442 209-7711


7l6A FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22,2013


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JACKSON COUNTY FLORIDAN www.jcfloridan.com


RELIGION


Cobb ordination is Sunday


Special to the Floridan

Pastoral. ordination and
installation services for
minister David A. Cobb
will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at
Bethel Missionary Baptist
Church in Cypress, with
the Rew Dwight Cocker-
ham Sr. and Mount Tabor
M.B.C. in charge.
Other pastors on the
program will be the Revs.
William Harvey, Buckhorn
M.B.C.; Randy McMil-
lian, Pleasant Hill M.B.C.;
Wallace Godwin, Ever-
green M.B.C.; and Tra-
vis Ephraim, Mount Tabor
M.B.C.
Dinner will be served
immediately after the
services.
Minister Cobb is a mem-
ber of Mount Tabor M.BC.,.
where he has served
on the deacon board
and as Sunday school
-superintendent.


Calendar
From Page 6A

St. Peter Missionary Baptist -
Church, Sneads..Guest speaker:
pastor the Rev. Daryl Johnson.
Call 593-6825.
Harvest Day -11 a.m. St.,
Phillip Missionary Baptist
Church, Campbelltbn. Guest
speaker: Elder Dare'ell BRittA <
Dinner served. Everyone ih'Vited.
Call 209-2955 ,or ,9-7992-, *
)) Harvest Day Program 11
a.m. St. PauIl A.MJE. Churcri, .
Campbellton. Guest speaker:..
the Rev. John Tetter. Be sure to
wear your old-fasfiM-iittire.-,
Dinner will bo-OrVI-'"
)) Old-FA "'and
Thaflk filn'ner
l ihel Star M.B.C.
Fed ared'sya ker: the Rev., '
Joe Jackson and congrega-
tiorirSylvania M.B.C., Sneads.
Thanksgiving dinner follows.'
Harvest Day.-11 a.m. at .
Magnolia A.M.E. Church. Mari- -
anna. Guest speaker: the Rev.
Alazona Scott. Lunch follows.
Call352-4749. ,
Senior Afternoon -2 p.m.
- at Mount Ararat A.M.E. Church.
All ushers invited to participate.-


`~ijjP.IiTTiI Ii--Fji' 'I'
David Cobb will be ordained Sunday at. Bethel Missionary
Baptist Church in Cypress. With him is his wife, Dorothy Cobb.
He is married to Doro- and retired from the state
thy Bellamy Cobb, is the of Florida after 34 years of
father of two daughters, employment.


The Rev. Michael Johnson of
Springfield A.M.E. Church, Mari-
anna, will bring the, message.
Third annual Law Enforce-
ment Daiy-3 p.m. at Liberty'
Hill Missionary Baptist Church,
5239 Liberty Hill Road, Bascom.
Law erilorcement officers from
iJackson and surrounding coun-
ties will bfe hriorved lor their
ser%'.eth coniniunity. The
Rev Freddie Roulhaw: *di deliver
the message. -
i Ordination/Installation
Service 3 p.m. at Bethel'
lIvi-isioriary Baptist Church in
Cypress, for minister David A.
Cobb. The Rev. Dwight Cocker-
ham Sr. and Mount Tabor M.B.C.
in charge; Dinner lollows..
East Jackson County
Ministerial Association Com-
munity Thanksgiving Service
- 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church
ot Sneads. Program featurE a
tribute to veterans salute to the
flag. niusic by the Sheila Smith
,Trio and speaker the Rev. Jack
Howell. Collection berniefits the
scholarship lurid

TUESDAY, NOV. 26"
Dare to Live Healed/Heal-
ing School Class 7 p.m. in
the Bascom Town Hall at 4969'.
Basswood Road. Free classes


taught byJacquelyn McGriff.
Call 276-6024.

FRIDAY, NOV. 29-
Youlth'Actlvity Night 6
p.m. at Marian'na Church of
God. Ages: 12-19. Call 482-
6264.
Celebrate Recovery
Adult arid teen meetings to
"overcome hurts, habits and
hangups in a safe environmental"
7p.m. at Evangel Worship Cen-
ter with praise and: liveworship
mucic testimonies and fel-,
lowship. Dinner at 6 p.m. Child
care available. Call 2097856 or. -
573-113 1.
Pulse 7.10 p.m. at Cypress".
Grove Assembly of God Church r
in Grand Ridge. Youth outreach
program open to all teens in
,grades 6-12: shoot pool. play
and other games. listen to
,-Music. more. Activities are tree j
low-cost snacks ior sale. Trans-
portation available (limited
area) Call 381-2549.
*special evint .tnnouncemE-rlcF
l:r 'ciw. son County chur.:he jare
published, free of charge, each
Friday in the Floridan's' Religion
Calendar' Submisuiiion deadline '*
Iloon Tuesday Email items t1
editoriali'jctioridan rcm subject
line: Religion Calendar.,


Briefs

Bishop: I tried hard to avoid
trial for Pa. pastor
NORRISTOWN, Pa. -A United Meth-
odist official in Pennsylvania says she
didn't want to put a pastor on trial for
officiating at his gay son's wedding.
The Philadelphia Inquirerreports
Bishop Peggy Johnson says she tried
"very, very, very hard to avoid this trial."
But she says she had to follow the Meth-
odist Book of Discipline.
*Johnson's remarks came Thursday af-
ter about two dozen people delivered a
petition to church offices in Norristown.
The 25,000-signature petition asks
Johnson to stop holding religious
trials for ministers who perform gay
weddings.
A church jury on Tuesday suspended
the Rev. Frank Schaefer for officiat-.
ing at the-marriage of his gay son in
Massachusetts.
The United Methodist church accepts
gay and lesbian members but rejects the
practice of homosexuality as "incom-
patible with Christian teaching."

Evangelist Billy Graham released
from NC hospital
ASHEVILLE, N.C. Evangelist Billy
Graham has returned to his home in
North Carolina after being hospitalized,
for observation and lung tests..
Dr. William R. Hathaway, chief
medical officer at Nlission
Hospital in Asheville, said,
the 95-year-old Graham
was released Thursday
and that he was alert and
in good spirits during.
his two-day.stay. Ha-
Graham thawav said doctors are
pleased with the results of
Graham's evaluation.
Graham also spent two nights in the
hospital for pulmonary testing last
month after he had gone in for a regu-
larly scheduled hospital visit. Graham
uses a wheelchair and has been hospi-
talized for several health-related issues
over the past few years.
On. Nov. 7. Graham celebrated his
* birthday surrounded by hundreds of
guests, including former vice-presi-
dental candidate Sarah Palin and real
estate mogul Donald Trump.

Pope calls for religious freedom
in the Middle East
-'VATICAN CITY Pope Francis on
Thursday called for the respect of reli-
gious freedom in the Middle East, as he
welcomed to the Vatican senior prelates
from SyTia, Iraq, Lebanon and Egypt.


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22,2013 7AF

"Life conditions of Christians, who
in many parts of the Middle East suffer
H particularly from the
consequences of ongoing
tensions and conflicts, are
a source of great worry","
Francis said. ..
The Catholic Church'
leader and the prelates
Francis I discussed the dangers
faced by dwindling Chris-
tian communities in the region.
Violence against Egypt's minority
Christian population has been in the
rise since the Arab Spring uprisingopf
2011. Christians in Syria fear persecu-
tion by militant Islamilts engaged in the
civil war.
"Today, along with the pastors of
the Churches of the East, we make an
appeal: that the right of all to a decent
life and to freely profess their faith be
respected," Francis said.
The pontiff added he would "not rest
so long as there are men and women,
of any religion, affected in, their dig-
nity, deprived of life's basic necessities,
robbed of a future, forced to the status
of refugees and displaced persons.'

Okla. megachurch,
mom of rape victim settle suit
TULSA, Qkla. -ATulsa meg'achurch
lias settled a lawsuit brought by a
mother whose then- 13-year-old daugh-
ter was raped last year in a ministry
stairwell by a janitor.
Details of the settlement betrweeni the
17,000-member Victory Christian Cen -
ter and the mother- approved Tuesday
by a judge'-were confidential, and a
church spokesman declined towcomn
men further on the caseThursday.
"We want to give it time for things to
settle down out of respect f6r every-one
involved," said spokesman Justin John-
son. 'And at a later point, there may be
more opportunity to speak to this."
Michael Atkinson, an attorney for the
mother, said the settlement represented
"a positive resolution 6f a bad situation
for the child and her mother."
Nlalinda'Matlock, an attorney for
the minisdry, said the agreement was
reached after the parties met last month
to negotiate. "All the parties are pleased
that a mutual agreement could be
reached," she said.,
The ex-janitor, who pleaded guilty to
raping the teenager, was sentenced in.
December to 55 years in prison. ,'
Five Victory employees including
the son and daughter-in-law of ministry
co-founder and head pastor Sharon
Daugherty were charged because
they waited two weeks before reporting
qth girl's rape to authorities.
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,4362 Lafayette St .
Marianna, FL 482-24,311 *,
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4791 Sheffield. DOr P.O. Box 450.
Marianna, FL 32447
526-4476 or 526-4475
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Compass Lake in the Hills
'650 ApMaicrcoia Ae.
Alford, FL 32420 -'(850) 579-4172
Resurrection Life Christian
Fellowship International'
2993 %13,aizon Sireei
Marianna, FL 526-261. -
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1165 Highway 69
Grand'Ridge, FL 32442
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2645 Pebble Hill Rd.
Marianna, FL 32448 526-2232,
New Life Family Church.
4208 Lafayette St
Marianna, FL 32446 .526-2132
The Bridge Church
2515 Commercial Park Dr
MAarianna; FL 32448 209-2733

HOLINESS -
Emmanuel Holiness Church
2505 Sandridge Church iRd.
Sneads, FL 32460 ,* 593-5167
Hickory Level Community Chui
'1221 Dipper Rd
Marianna* FL 32448
482-4696 or-482-2885
Oak Ridge Freewill Holiness Cl
2958 Milton Ave
Marianina, FL *573-7684
Sneads Community Church,
'1948 Desoto Ave P.O. Box 1349
Sneads, FL 32460 593-5650,

LATTER-DAY SAINTS
Church of Jesus Chrlst of.
Latter-Day: Saints
.3141 College St
Marianna, FL 32446 482-8159


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LUTHERAN
Ascension Lutheran Church
3975 W. Hay 90
Mhararra. FLo 482.4691,.',


METHODISTIODIT '.
Bascom United Methodist Church
4942 Basswood R3 P.O. Box 67
Bascom, FL 32423 *69-2731
S.,Cypress Unitbd Methodist Church
6267.Cemetery Ave
.,.k Cypress, FL 32432 26.3-4220
First United Methodist Church
1111 8'"Ave
Graceville, FL -263-3342
First United Methodist Church,
2901. Caledonia St .;
Mariarina,.FL: *482-4502
iurch .~ Grace United. Methodist
4203VW Kelson Azkve
Marianna,. FL:- 482-4753 .
Grand Ridge United Methodist Church
6911 .lowaStreet R 32442
\ Grand R;.'.i vL 3442 ,* ."
Grednwood Chapel AME
5426 FortRd
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Greenwood United Methodist
-1,( 220 Bryarn Si '
*n Greenaooa.-FL 32443 *-594.57','.
Henshaw Chapel AME Church
2370 Glisrel St. PO Box 535 il
Coliondaic, FL 32431 875-2610
Jerusalem AME Church,. -- j,
2056 H'wy 73;
i Marianna, FL 32448 482-5085
McChapel AME Church
.4963 Old u,S. Rd .
'Marianna, FL -560-2184
Mt. Shiloh AME Church
6702 Biscayne Road .
Bascom, FL.32423 i569-1044
New Bethel Christian Methodist
Episcopal Church *
2487 Highway. 1 1"
Campbellton, FL 32426 --263-4647
rch Pope Chapel African Methodist
Episcopal Church
.4898 Blue Springs Rd, P.O. Box 6000
Marianna, FL 32447 .-482-2900
hurch Shady Grove United
Methodist Church
7305 Birchwood Rd. .
Grand Ridge, FL 32442 *,592-9277,
Sneads First United Methodist Church
8042 Church St, P.O. Box 642 -
Sneads, FL 32460 593-6481
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Friendship Christian Methodist
Episcopal (CME) Ch'urch
5411 Avery Rd, PO.Box 302
Campbellton, FL 32426 *-263-1111


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of Cottondale
PO Bo0 456
Conirnd3le, FL 32431. 352-4N..
Salem AME Church
5729 Browntowh"'Rd, P.O. Box 354
Gracevilie, FL 32440 263-3344, -
Springfield AME Church
4194 Unncr Rd R
Marianna, FL 32446*- 332-4252
Si. James AME Church
2891 Orange SI, P.O.'Box 806,
1.1ar.anna FL 32447 7 526-3440,
St, Paul AME Church -
5180 Hw, 273, PRO. Box 40
Cambbellton, FL-3?426. 263-0333
Snow Hill AME Chhurch
5.395 Sno* H-1 Rd',P.O. Box 174
,Malone,' FL 32445 *'569-5315 -,
Mt. Olive AME Church
.2135Fairview Rd--.--
tv..^arianna, FL 32448 482-7917-1.
Bethlehem AME Church:
3100 Lovewooa Ra. POBox752
Conondal. FL 32431
352-2111 or 352.4721
Greater St. Luke AME Church
.5255 11in Ave PO Box 176
j, Malone. FL 32445 569 5168


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2840 McPherson St
Marianna, FL 32446 *-557-9885,
Believers Outreach Ministry
3471 Hwy 90 W
Oa1anna F. 32446 .352-4926
Cypress Creek Community Church, ,
"177.2Macedonia Road, POBox;496
AlfordtFL 32420 *,638-0360,
Ever Increasing Word of Faith:,
Ministries
3749 Skyview Rd
Marianna, FL 32446 526-4704
Heaven's Garden Worship Center
3115. Main Street
Cottondale, FL 32431
k(850) 579-9936 www.alqaspina.org
Faith Cornerstone Church Ministries
5460 Collins Chapel Rd. .
Malone, FL 32445 569-5600
Foundation Temple Apostolic
Faith Church
3341 Tendell-Rd*
Cottondale, FL 32431 352-3884
Glass Community Church
4005 Veteran's Road
Cottondale, FL 32431
(850) 272-7205-* (850) 263-6715


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Worship Center -
,l 21- Haver, ui Rex, ROad
Conorn-3ale FL 32-331
Love and Restoration Ministries
2990 Heriage Ra
,,* 'Marianna, 'FL 32448 .T526 2730 :'
Mill Springs Christian Chapel
1345 ill Spring, R.j. PO Bc~x 83
.qGranid Ridge, FL 32442 526-2519
Rivertown Community Church
iM9lse al Ine new Mananna Hign Scnoboli
3546, Caiiarns R.3 ;
Marianna FL 32446 *-462-2477.
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1890 Deila Lane
Marianna, FL 32448 272-0917 -
St Andrews (FC) Church Mirlisties.
978 Hwy71 S-
lananr a FL 324J8 *569 5600'
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2957 Hail Si, Maranna, FL* 482-8158

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.7541 Shady 'ove Rd
'Gnd Ridga, FL 32442 592-'6203
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2036 Gloster Ave. .
Sheads, FL 32460
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7360 Hwy 90,P.O..Box 177* '.
Grand'Ridge, FL 32442 592-4166
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Malone, FL 32445 569-5989
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4531 BB-:Aoc'-C Rd -
Greenwood, FL 32443 594-3200
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Attacks in

US probed

forlinkto

new game
The Associated Press

NEW YORK In New
York, a 78-year-old wom-
an strolling in her neigh-
borhood was punched
in the head by a strang-
er and tumbled to the
ground. In Washington,
a 32-year-old woman
was swarmed by teen-
agers on bikes, and one
clocked her in the face. In
Jersey City, a 46-year-old
man died ,after someone
sucker-punched him and
he struck his head on an
iron fence.
In each case, police are
investigating whether the
attacks are part of a vio-
lent game called "knock-
out," where the object is
to target unsuspecting
pedestrians with the in-
tention of knocking them
out cold with one punch.
Authorities and psychol-
ogists say the concept has
been around for decades
or longer and it's
played mostly by impul-
sive teenage boys looking
to impress their friends.
"It's hard to excuse this
behavior, there's no pur-
pose to this," said Jef-
frey Butts, a psychologist
specializing in juvenile
delinquency at the John
Jay College. of Criminal
Justice. "When someone
runs into a store and de-
mands money, you can
sort of understand why
they're doing it, despera-
tion,' whatever. But just
hitting someone .for the
sheer thrill of seeing if
you can knock someone
out is. just childish."
At least two deaths
have been linked:to the
game this year'and police
have seen a recent spike
in similar attacks.
New York -City police
have deployed additional
officers to city neigh-
borhoods where at least
seven" attacks occurred
in the past few weeks,
including the assault on
the 78-year-old woman.
Police Commissioner
Raymond Kelly said some
are smacked, some are
more seriously assaulted,
and some harassed. The
department's hate crimes
task force is investigating,
because some attacks
have been against Ortho-
dox Jews in Brooklyn.
In Washington, 'D.C.,
police were investi-
gating' two assaults in
the past week, both of
which resulted in mi-
nor injuries but ,not
unconsciousness.
One victim, Phoebe
Connolly, of Brattleboro,
Vt., said she was random-
ly punched in the face by
a teenager while riding
her bike during work-
related visit to Washing-.
ton last Friday. Connolly,
who is 32 and works with
teenagers in her job,
said the blow knocked
, her head to the side and
bloodied her nose.
"I don't know what
the goal was," she said."
"There wasn't any at-
tempt to take anything
from me."
While some of those at-
tacked have been white,
and some suspected at-
tackers black, experts'
said 'the incidents are
more about preying on
the seemingly helpless
than race or religion.
"It's about someone
who is seemingly help-
less, and choosing that
person to target," Butts


said.
A'recent media blitz
about the game circulat-
ing on television stations
and online isn't helping,
Connolly and experts
said, especially because
images are being repeat-
edly broadcast of victims
in a 'dead fall, smacking
the ground with a limp
thud. Theq. viral .fooq-
age comes 'from' 6ld1r 6
incidents.
Online, all the time!
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After mistaken landing, cargo pilot was confused


The Associated Press

WICHITA, Kan. Mo-
ments after touching
down, the pilot of a cargo-
hauling jumbo jet seemed
confused in his exchanges
with air traffic controllers
who had guided his Boe-
ing 747 toward a Kansas
Air Force base.
Whenpuzzledcontrollers
told the pilot that he was 9
miles north of his intended
destination, he made an
unusual admission. "Uh,
yes sir, we just landed at
the other airport."
His calm, understated re-
sponsebelied the danger of
the situation: A mammoth
aircraft, had just landed
on the wrong stretch of
concrete, miles from its
planned path, in the dark.
The runway just happened
to be long enough.
As he tried to sort out the
situation' over the radio,
the pilot, could be heard
mixing up east and west in
his notes, acknowledging


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
A Boeing 747 "Dreamlifter" takes off Thursday, Nov. 21, the
day after it mistakenly landed at Col. James Jabara Airport in
Wichita, Kan. The jet landed Wednesday evening at the airport,
about 9 miles north of its intended destination, McConnell Air
Force Base.


he could not read his own
handwriting and getting
distracted from the con-
versation by "looking at
something else."
The 747, flown by a
two-person crew with no
passengers, intended to
touch down late Wednes-
day at McConnell Air Force
Base in Withita, where it
was supposed to deliver


parts for Boeing's new 787
Dreamliner to a nearby
company that makes large
sections of. the next-gen-
eration jet.
Instead, the cargo plane,
landed to the north, at the
smaller Col. James Jabara
Airport.
The jet took off again
Thursday and within min-
utes landed at its original


destination.
The crew had flRwn into
-an area wAere there are
three airports with similar
runway configurations: the
Air Force base, the Jabara
airfield and a third facility
in between called Beech
Airport.
That could help explain
the mistake. Pilots also
say it can be tough to tell a
long runway from a short-
er one on final approach.
And Jabara is directly on
the path toward McCon-
nell, so the only difference
would be that a pilot on fi-
nal approach would reach
it a little sooner.
While it is rare for a pilot
to land. at the wrong air-
port, odcasional confusion
is not unusual.
Every month or two, a pi-
lot headed toward Wichi-
ta's Mid-Continent Airport
begins to turn toward Mc-
Connell by mistake, said
Brent Spencer, a former air
traffic controller in VWichita
*who is now an assistant


professor at Embry-Riddle
Aeronautical University in
Prescott, Ariz.
Mid-Continent and Mc-
Connell "have an almost
identical runway setup, so
it was not at all uncommon
for an airliner or someone
coming in from the east...
to pick up the wrong run-
way lights," he said. It hap-
pened often enough that
"we would always watch
for that, and we could al-
ways correct the pilot."
Jabara's 6,100-foot run-
way is toward the low end
of what Boeing recom-
mends for the 747. How
much runway the plane
needs varies depending
on weather, the weight of
the loaded plane and the
airport's elevation.
Boeing Co. owns the
plane involved, in the mis-
taken landing, but it's op-,
erated by Atlas. Air World-
wide Holdings, a. New
'York-based company that
provides crews or planes
to companies.


1st 3 women Marines graduate from infantry course


The Associated Press

CAMP GEIGER, -N.C..
- Three Marines have be-
come the first women to
graduate from the Corps'
tough-as-nails enlisted
infantry training school in
North Carolina, officials
said Thursday.
The three, completed
mhe 59-day course and
met the same test stan-.
dards as the men, said
Marine Corps spokeswom-
an Capt. Geraldine Carey.
The course includes a
grueling 12-mile march
with an 80-pound pack
and a variety of combat
fitness tests such as timed
combat shuttle runs, timed
ammunition container'


lifts and tests that simulate
running under combat
fire.
The, step\comes as the
Marine Corps contin-
ues to evaluate where
women might serve in
combat. Earlier this year,
the Pentagon lifted the-
ban on women serving in
combat jobs, but each of
the service branches is de-
veloping how this might be
accomplished. I
The Army, Navy, Air
Force and Marine Corps
are looking at the stan-
dards required 'for
serving in battlefront
jobs such as infantry, ar-
mor and elite commando
positions. They have un-
til jai. 1, 2016, to open as


many jobs as possible to
women, 'and to explain
why if theyfdecide to keep
some closed.
The common require-
ments for men and wom-
en for each job would be
based on specific .tasks.
Military officials have said
'the standards will not be
lowered in order to bring
women into any combat
posts.
Carey identified the
women as Pvt. .1st Class
Julia' Carroll, 18, of Ida-
ho Falls, Idaho, who is,
entering a school I for
signal intelligence train-
ing; Pyt. 1st Class Cristina
Fuentes Monternegro, 25,.
of Coral Springs, 'Fla., who
will study to become an


aviation mechanic; and
Pvt. 1st Class J4aite Gorz,
19, of St. Paul,, Mirnnwho
is going to study logistics.
Onitswebsite, the Marine
Corps said the Camp Gei-
ger course is the follow-on
training for Marines whd
graduate from basic, train-
ing at Parris Island, S.C.,
and about 20,000 Marines
train there every year. Ma-
rines who complete recruit:
training at the post
near San Diego move on
to the infantry school
at Camp Pendleton in
California.
Parris Island is the only
site where female Marines
go through basic training.
Carey said '15 wom-
en began, the enlisted


course with 254 men in
'September. It wasn't im-
mediately clear exactly
hsow many male Marines
completed the course to
graduationon Thursday.
She. said the course is
separate firom one that
trains Marine infan-
try, olfcers for leader-
ship positions at Quan-
tico, V* .ajwgal women
lieutenan#,ij d4#ye at-
tempted to~wripgte mthat
course, but so fA jhf
,passed. ij-R
A new group of e4j-ted
Marines enters- the in-
fantry course every two
weeks, and each of the
units currently in training
has women in them, Carey
said.


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Obituaries
McKinnie Funeral Home
5304 Bowden Hill Road
Campbeilton, FL 32426
Phone (850) 263-3337
www.mckfnniefuneralhome.com

Melba L.
Wynn

Funeral services for Mel-
ba L. Wynn, 2 p.m. Nov.
23rd, at Yes Lord Deliver-
ance COGIC Chipley, FL.
Public viewing today 4 to 6
p.m. Mckinnie Chapel.


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Sting
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13-year-old male, and the
suspect soliciting the 13-
year-old boy to engage
in sexual activity. Dur-
ing the course of the con-
versations, the suspects
obtained an address and
upon arrival at the loca-
tion the suspects were all
taken into custody. The'
suspect- ages ranged from
early 2Qs to early 50s and
occupations run the gamut
from active-duty miLitary,
steelworker, retail 'sales,
unemployed and a preach-
er. The suspedts are the
following: f,
))John Reyes, 42, Mobile,
Ala.
) 1en Greco, 2-51, Lyhn
Haven ,
Moharnitiie Alhamdy,
30, Fort WfltonriiBach
)) SeoffNewbern, 51,
_%hHV4&dri'* originally
fromh trutnswick, Ga., but
'inl_)W 'area attending a
conference)
i Charles Maines, 21,
Ebro
Jerry Hartman, 40, Fort
Rucker, Ala.
William Moodie, 24,
Sandestin i
Timothy Coffey, 39 'Fort
Walton Beach
) Melvin Andrews, 24, Fo r
Walton Beach
Nick Walker, 22,
Freeport
.A1 suspects were booked
at the Walton County De-
partment of Corrections.
Each suspect was issued a
million-dollar bond with
the following release con-
ditions: no contact with
minors and wear an elec-
tronic tracking device.
Sherifg%4ike Adkinson
stated; "Atfant those in-
dixiduals who ,would prey
on our childreflbe afraid
of what is waiting behind
the door for them. want
them to understand' that
when it comes. to protect-,
ing our children, we are
the boogeyman' waiting to
get them."
In the coming'weeks, ardE5
ditional arrests could be''
made in connection with
Operation Turkey Hunt.


Chase
-rum- P~g 1A
right onto Bertram Street,
with the officer following.
Roberts ignored a stop sign
,at the intersection of Ber-
tram and Jackson streets,
turning left onto Jackson
as he arrived at the sign.
Officials say he contin-
ued speeding in excess of
60 mph as he approached
the intersection of Davey
and Jackson streets, then
turned right onto Davey.
The car then stopped, of-
ficials reported. Back-up
*officers assisted in Roberts'
arrest and began canvass-
ing the area around the


stop. Officials say that they
found two plastic bags of
marijuana and say that
Roberts is suspected of
having thrown it out a win-
dow during the pursuit.
The marijuana weighed
11.6 grams, officials said:
At his first court appear-
ance in the matter, Roberts'
bond was set at $27.500.


Government weighs permitting



cellphone calls on planes, aircraft

The Associated Press t

WASHINGTON- Rules against making
cellphone calls during airline flights are "out-
dated," and it's time to change them, federal
regulators said Thursday, drawing immediate
howls of protest from flight attendants, airline
.officials and others.,
Tom Wheeler, the new chairman of the Fed-
eral Communications Commission, said in a
statement Thursday that the commission was
proposing greater in-flight access to mobile
broadband. The proposal will be considered
at the commission's Dec. 12 meeting. p
"The time is right to review our outdated
and restrictive rules," Wheeler said, adding
that modern technologies can deliver mobile
services in the air safely and reliably. ied
The proposal would also allow passengers toe
use their smartphones to send email, text and -'
download data. The Proposal would apply to
flights when they are over 10,s000 feet in alti-
tude, but not during takeoffs and landings.
The move came just 16 days 'after Wheeler,
a former lobbyist for the cellular telephone
industry, took over the post of FCC chairman.
The proposal tohease cellphone restrictions.
was greeted enthusiastically by the Telecom- THE Ao'e ATEd Eit
municAtions Industry Association. In this Oct, 31, photo, a passenger checks her celiphone before a flight in Boston. Federal regulators said
Thd association "supports initiatives to Thursday, that rules against making cellphone calls during airline flights arewoutdated, j and it' s time to
make mobile broadband services, includ- change them. The Federal Aviation Administration recently lifted restrictions on the use of most person-
ing Internet access, available to passengers al electronic devices during takeoffs and landings, but not cellphone calls, which fall under the FCC.
and flight, crews aboard commercial airlin-
ers and private aircraft," said Grant Sei~ffert,- "Our* customer feedback indicates'people a nAndrea Hugue1, said the airline will wait to
president bf the trade group. 'Already, sub- may not want that policy, but of course tastes see what the FCC doe-.-."However~o urWi-Fiat
-stan'tfalIinformation and communications and desires change," JetlBlue .spokesman this time doesn't allow v-oice cafls."
technology' manu facturer and vendor inter- Morgan Johnston said in an email. We would In: October, the Federal Aviation Adminis-
-estfexidsts in this space, and our-members are Prioritize making the, cabin comfortable 'and. tration lifted, restrictions on the use of most
ninvstinig in related opportunities for growth welcoming for all for those who want cell 'personal, electronic devices duriln'g takeoffs
internationally.'-" service 'anid for those who like peaceI and and landings,- but not cellphone calls, which,
But early reaction from, the airline industry quiet." fall under the FCC.
.and labor unions was. skeptical. Flight atten- Henry H atvlt a travel. analyst wri th : The FAA based its, decision to ease restric-
dants and others have worried that a plane- Hudson.C ross ing. said, "There are hadt ideas, tions o n'electro'nic dietices o n recommenda-
full of chattering passengers could lead to ar- and then there's. this.", tions from an industry advisory group. Pas-
guments and'undermine safety. '.Unlike the ability to use their personal sengers are supposed to put the, devices, on
'Paseges verhemigl rject *cell-, electronics and Wi-Fi fom gate, to gate, Pas- '"airlntoe"Th aeavsry group
phone uise in the aircraft cabin.'The FC C sengers don't want. this," he added*. The con also recommended that, the FCC review its re-,
should not. proceed with this proposal," the: stant cha Itter, of passengers on their mobile,,srrictions on phone calls.
Association of Flight Attendan:ts said in a- phones has the potenitial'to further increase The FCC proposal is primarily a response
statements in response to the FCC chairman's tension. among already stressed-out passen- to the advisory group's -recommendation,
comments. gers. Itwillbe a catalyst for increased cases'of said an FCC spokesman, who, asked not to be
"In far too many operational scenarios, Pas- 'air rage.'ietfe eas he washnot authorized to.
sengers making phone calls could extend be-, Should the FCC lift its restrictions on c'ell- release the information in his own namne.
yand a mere nuisance, creating negative ef- phone us Ie, airline',-, would still have the o'p-: fIf the agency decides to miove ahead with
fects on aviation safety and security that are tion of deciding whether to equip planes wit~h the proposal, it would be just the first step in
great and far too risky," the flight attenda'nt's picocells'- small, satellite 'base stations to a long rule- making procesthticueso
group said. handle calls. American AVirlines spokeswom-, liciting public comment.


Giving
Fr'-m Page IA
building something they
hope will draw hunters
to their store to contrib-
ute $5 to obtain a raffle
ticket on a chance to win
the item. Store employees
Howard Payne and Bobby
Cook built a "shooting
house." Fellow employee
Howard Payne painted it
in camouflage. Built on
stilts, the walled and win-
dowed room allows hunt-
ers to shelter and hide
themselves for a better
chance at coming out of
the woods with a trophy
.deer other wild game. The
house is built to be easily
moved from place to place
as needed, and it has stairs
4-geading from' the ground
to&the structure above.
The business absorbed
the cost of all materials
and labor, and the piece
has an estimated retail
value of $1,200 to $1,500,
store representatives say.
Money raised in the proj-
ect will all go to help Camo
Dreams, a nonprofit group
based in Panama City
but serving terminally


Deer,
From Page lA-

commission received in-
put and comments from
hunters, farmers and the
general public regarding
how they would like to see
deer managed in the newly
proposed DNIUs.
As a result of this out-
reach process, the FWC is
considering rule propos-
'*als for .both public and
private lands in both of
the DMUs in Zone D, spe-
cifically, north and south
of Interstate 10. Currently
statewide on private, lands
and most wildlife manage-


Sandy Hascher delivers canned goods and other pantry items to Fred Cook at Chipola Family
Ministries Wednesday afternoon.


ill and disabled children
in Jackson County and
other communities all
around the region. Its goal
is to give those children
positive and more' acces-
sible hunting experiences.
The raffle drawing will
be held Dec. 20 at 5 p.m.
Chipola Apartments
recent embarked on a


meant areas, bucks that are
[legal to take must have at
least one antler that is at
least 5 inches long.
The proposals would re-
quire that bucks harvested
north of 1-10 in Hunt-
ing Zone D have antlers
with at least three points
(each point having to be
at least 1* inch long), on
one side. South of 1-10
in' Zone D, the minimum
antler requirement
would be two points on
one side.
The proposal includes
an exception to the ant-
ler requirements in both
DMUs whereby youth 15
years old and under may
continue to harvest bucks


Christmas stocking stuffer
and year-round pantry
drive for the residents of
the independent living
complex. The manager
there, Tonya Chason, said
community outreach has
been overwhelming since
the pantry project was
announced.
We've had a great re-


with at least one antler
that is 5 inches or more in
length.
.Also, the FWC is propos-
ing a change to the ant-
lerless deer season ("doe
days") o*n private lands
within Zone D., Currently
in that zone, the season
to take deer of either sex
(except spotted fawns)
runs for seven consecuitive
days: Dec. .26 Jan. 1. In
the proposed rules, those
dates north of 1-10 would
change to eight days dis-
tributed across four week-
ends (Saturday-Sunday
after Thanksgiving, first
weekend of muzzleload-
ing gun season, third
weekend of general gun


sponse," Chason said. "I
still have dry goods in the
floor of my office right now,
and we are so grateful."
Chason said she expects
to be busy sorting it all
out through the middle of
next month, and will be
able by around Dec. 15
to accept any other items
people wish to donate,


season and the weekend
after Christmas).
South of 1-10, ih
Zone D, the propos-
al would change the
antlerless season to four
days consisting of two
popular holiday week-
ends (the weekends after
Thanksgiving and
Chrisinmas).
The purpose of riiodi-
fying the antlerless deer
season is to spread out
the, hunting: opportuni-
ty, so that more hunters-
may be able to partici-
pate without substantially
reducing deer popula-
tions. These -changes
would- be monitored to
measure the impact on the


including socks, blankets
and other comfort items
to be used as stocking
suffers for Christmas. in
the complex. She can be
reached at 526-4407 for
information about the
best time to drop off ad-
ditional items between
now and Christmas or
beyond.
Civic organization
leads toy drive
Civic groups are also
busily working to make
the holidays brighter for
children. The U.S. Marine
Corps Reserve is lead-
ing the local Toys for Tots
drive this year, with collec-
tion boxes set up at many
locations for the deposit
of new toys in their origi-
*nal packaging. The dead-
line for making contribu-
tions is Dec. 13. After that
date, all the boxes will be
picked up' for distribu--
ti!n of the donated items
to children in need across
Jackson County. I
These are just a few of
the ongoing efforts be-
ing made to ensure that
local families in the
region enjoy a more robust
holiday.


deer harvest and hunter
satisfaction within each
DMU.
For more information
on' these two proposed
DMUs and their respec-
tive modifications to deer
hunting regulations, go to
MyFWC.com/Deer.
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Typhoon Haiyan



US Ospreys show



worthMin aid effort


The AssoQiated Press

CLARK AIR BASE, Phil-
ippines. The U.S. Ma-
rines' newest and in some
quarters most controver-
sial transport airplane is
showing the world what
it's got for the sake of
the victims of Typhoon
Haiyan, and perhaps its
own future.
The MV-22 Osprey,
which can tilt its rotors to
fly like either a helicopter
or a fixed-wing aircraft, is,
delivering tons of aid every
day to people affected by
the Nov. 8 storm. The U.S.
military's humanitarian'
effort presents a golden
opportunity: The Marines
want to show, how safe
and versatile the Osprey
is, countering critics and
helping to persuade allies
to buy their own.
Anger over the decision
to base the aircraft on the
Japanese island of Okina-
ta, he only place in Asia
where they are perma-
nently deployed. has made
the aircraft the poster boy
of anti-military senti-
ment there. Opponents
cite noise and high-profile
crashes in the early days of
the Osprey. though its safe-
rl' record since then has
been better than any other


helicopter-type aircraft.
With its unique design,
the Osprey can fly faster
and farther and carry
heavier loads than the he-
licopters it replaced.
"Anything that's differ-
ent generates criticism.
And the Osprey is differ-
ent," says Capt. Travis Kee-
ney, who has been flying
the aircraft for six years.
"There's nothing like it in
military history."
He's taken the Osprey
to Iraq, Libya and Africa,
but tis is the biggest hu-
manitarian mission he's
ever been involved in.'He
wants his aircraft to shine,
and his squadron has a lot
to prove.

Keeney'sflrstorderslTues-
day appear to have little to
do with humanitarian aid.
His crew is told to sit tight
and prepare to transport
an Israeli general.
The Osprey has proved
itself in battle in Iraq and
Afghanistan, and that has
gotten the attention of mil-
itaries around the world
-including Israel's.
"Everybody wants to see
it," Keeney says.
But that plan is scrapped,
and by 10:30 a.m., Kee-
ney's Osprey and five oth-
ers delivering aid are on


their way to a busy drop
zone in Borongan on the
island of Samar. They will
make as many runs as they
can to pick up and offload
supplies.
Keeney's day usually goes
about 12 hours with
nine or 10 in the pilot's seat
and six of actual flying.
Shifts earlier in the crisis
were longer, but even now
he doesn't have time for
breaks. He takes whatever
food he needs with him on
the Osprey. If he needs, to
relieve himself, he has an
empty bottle.
As the plane, now burst-
ing with boxes of supplies
fromtheU.S. Agency for In-
ternational Development,
gets, close, to the disaster
zone, the crew chief low-
ers the back ramp, turning
the rear of the Osprey into
a huge window onto the
bright-blue Gulf of Leyte
and the devastated Samar
coastline below. The crew
assesses the damage along
the way to see what other
places they should try to
reach.
Borongan, the first stop,
%%as not so badly impact-
ed, and the drop is orga-
nized and efficient. Local
men run to the Osprey,
grab the boxes and race
back to the loading area. In


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A deck crew
meets an
a incoming U.S.
Marine MV-22
Osprey aircraft
as it lands on
s othe USS George
4 .1,Washington
aircraft carrier
to refuel on
Tuesday.







THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
a flight out. Helicopters getting to the Philippines,
buzz the skies like mosqur- and his first real-world op-
toes. Most of the military eration as a Marine.
aircraft here are American, "I was scared as hell," the
but an Austrian C-130 taxis 27-year-old says later. "You.
by as Keeney's Osprey be- could see theadesperation
gins to load up. in their eyes. I was wor-
Keeney takes off as soon red about. the safety of my
as the plane gets more crew members. s
fuel and more supplies, Fearing the situation
including 10bagsof rice could get out of control,
*En route to Gjua-n," over- the- crew cranks up the
the eastern Samar town of Osprey's propellers, creat-
Salcedo. Keenev sees a dis- ing a deafening roar a~nd
tress signal spelled out' on a strong rotor wash on
the ground. He decides to the ground. The crowd
:.,makea quick drop. disperses, and qde Osprey
flies off.
As soon as the ramp goes The nexg t spiso..n l
down inh[e Salcedo, doz- about a mile away. This
ens of men. woibeob and time, townspeople rulto
children rush the p'_.e theplane. form a'wchain
ignoring hISruction:fr and quickly offlobd the
the crew wer T climb" USAID boxes nou anic,
board an hi t lht sirn'c fLn.
to get the bag,.o0,- vesst. a situation ik&e
This is what.&,ie%'` J4stb gs out the b'est
Nlichael knthonN:- J Eand th' rst in people,"
wvas told %v lai a4y ."YoU ivant to
that the chaotic,ea-rly ki ~e them going, but there
of the aid effort were ove. 'a' oy4so Wuhvuc-
This is his first flight since o a


UK police: 3 women held captive for 30


LONDON Three %%omen
have been freed after spending
30 years held captive in a south
London home, including one
woman believed to have spent
her entire life in domestic slav-
er, police announced Thursday.
London's Metropolitan Police
spoke about the rescues after


two people a man and a wom-
an. both 67- were arrested early
Thursday on suspicion of forced
labor and domestic serxitude.
The arrests came as part of a
slavery investigation launched
after one of the women con-
tacted a charity in October to say
she was being held against her
will along with two others. The
charity went to the police, the


force said.
Those freed Oct. 25 are a 69-
Near-old Malaysian woman, a
57-year-old Irish woman and a
30-year-old British woman, po-
lice said.
Kevin Hyland, head of the
Metropolitan Police's human-
trafficking unit, said the women
are "highly traumatized," having
had "no real exposure to the out-


side world" for the past 30 years.
"Tring to find out exactly what
has happened over three de-
cades will understandably take
some time," he said.
Police initially said they did not
believe any of the victims were
related. Later, however, they ap-
peared to backtrack, saying the
relationship between the three
women is part of the investiga-


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don and that they will nogi'eu-
late on it.
The force also said there is no
evidence to suggest anything of
a sexual nature but cautioned
that the investigation is still not
finished.
Police would not speculate on
any motivation, specify' the sus-
pects' nationalities or say if the
suspects are a couple.


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15 minutes, the Osprey is
airborne again.
Lifting off in an Osprey
feels much like it does in
any helicopter, but when it
switches to airplane mode
it's much faster, zooming
forward like a jet.
Guiuan, the next stop,
has suffered far more dam-
age and is much more hec-
tic. It is so congested with
aircraft that Keeney de-
cides to bag it and fly to the
USS George Washington, a
short hop offshore. Within
a half-hour. the Osprey is
refueled and back in Gui-
uan. with supplies to drop
off from the carrier.
From there, the Osprey
flies to Tacloban, which
was almost completely
flattened and has become
a hub for aid efforts,
The area around the run-
way has become a tent city
populated by nongovern-
mental organizations, mil-
itary planners, emergency
workers and local people
desperate for supplies or










High School Basketball


Tigers too much for Cottondale


BY DUSTIN KENT
dkent@jcfloridan.com

COTTONDALE Tyrome.Sharpe
and Trent Forrest combined for 42
points to lift the Chipley Tigers to a
79-69 road victory, over the Cotton-
dale Hornets onThursday'night.
It was the regular season-opener
for the Tigers, who were coming off
of a pair of impressive preseason
wins over Mosley and Rutherford. .
But the Hornets, who fell to 0-2
with the loss, hung close for much of
the Way with the talented Tigers but
could not get closer than eight points
in the second half.


The duo of Sharpe and Forrest
proved too tough for Cottondale to
overcome, with Sharpe putting in 22
points and Forrest 20.
After Cottondale had cut a 14-point
third quarter lead down to nine with
1:22 in the period, a big three-pointer
by Sharpe and an offensive put-back
by Zack Campbell put Chipley back
up 14 going into the fourth.
Sharpe added another triple to
start the final period to give the Ti-
gers a p5-49 edge.
After five straight points from Tre
Lee got the Hornets back to within
11, Bradley Hall's put-back and a
steal and dunk by Forrest pushed the


margin back to 15 at 69-54 with just
over five minutes to play.
A three-pointerbyll Holmes all but
iced the win for the Tigers in making
it 77-63 with 2:30 to play.
Campbell added 16 points for the
Tigers, with Hall scoring 12 points
and hurting the undersized Hornets
on the offensive glass all night.
Cottondale stayed close thanks to
some hot shooting from long dis-
tance, with Lee knocking in six of the
team's 10 three-pointers on the night
and leading all scorers with a career-
high 26 points.

See TIGERS, Page 5B


lA FOOTBALL REGIONAL FINML



Hornets host Chiefs


PHu "iCBr .1: ;, MAFT'.' I 'ClTH H L JliilA!J
Cottondale running back JaVontai Hall tries to break the tackle of a Graceville defender during a game Nov. 2 in Graceville. The
Hornets will host the Northview Chiefs tonight in the IA Regional Finals at 7 p.m.


Cottondale looks

to defeat defending

clnmp Northview
BYDUSTIN KENT
&ef'[.icioridaonn c.m

TheCortondale Hornets will make
history tonight when they host their
first-ever .football playoff game, with
the defending state champion North-
view Chiefs coming to town for the 1A.
Regional Final. :.
Northview (4-6) is playing in its
fourth consecutive regional final
game and will be looking to 'make
it four straight appearances in "Me
state semifinals.
For Cottondale, it's the school's first
trip to the regional finals since 2002-
wrhen the Hornets beat Liberty County
and Freeport-*both on the road -'to
earn a quarterfinal matchup with the
Jay Royals, who won 21-8 before los-


ing to eventual state champion Trinity
Christian in the semifinals.
It has been 11 years since that run,
and despite this being the school's
third playoff appearance in the last
four seasons, few if anyone expected
another such playoff march from the
Hornets, who lost a large chunk of
their core from last year's team.
Cottondale got this far by, finish-
ing 3-1 and runner-up in District 2
thanks to taking a 30-14 road win over
Graceville on Nov. 2 to clinch a playoff
berth and then by knocking off pre-
viously undefeated Baker 28-23 in a
thrilling road game last week.
The Hornets are back at home for
the first time in a month, but they still
face a team that won the state tide last
year and demolished them 57-6 the
first round of last year's playoffs.
But being an underdog is nothing
new or worrisome for Cottondale,
coach Mike Melvin said.
"We don't really have to play it up.
Our guys read all the papers and stuff
and they know (the Chiefs) are pre-


diced to come over here and beat us
after what they did to us last year, and
that's alright," he said. "We don't have
to make that long road trip this year,
and they're not the same team this
year and we're not the same team, so
we're ready to play."
While many may still be predicting a
Northview win tonight, the matchup
is a far cry from last year when a dom-
inant Chiefs squad was looked nearly
unbeatable against 1A competition
throughout the season.
Northview has been far more vul-
nerable this season, losing six regular
season games, including three to LA
opponents.
The Chiefs also lost 24-20 to Baker
on Nov. 11 in the de factor District 1
title game, which should provide the
Hornets with some confidence head-
ing into the game.
However. Melvin said that despite
the loss of some high impact, players
from last year's team, he; knows the -
See HORNETS. Page 5B


Chipola Basktball


Indians try


to stay perfect


on the road

BYDUSTIN KENT
dkent@jcfloridan6com

The No. 7 Chipola Indians will look to
keep their record unblemished this week-
end when they go to Waycross, Ga.,' for
games against Cape Fear and South Geor-
gia State.
Chipola (5-0) will take on Cape Fear to-
.mb. day at 5 p.m. ,beforedfinish-
ing 'the trip Saturday with a
4 p.m. tip against host South
Georgia State.
That will be the second
true road contest this season
for the Indians, who knocked off Georgia
Perimeter 88-81 in the first such matchup
Nov. 9 in Decatur, Ga.
Indians coach Patrick Blake said the di-
mensions of the gym will create a different
sort of challenge for his players, this time
around.
"South Georgia State has a very unique
gym that kind of reminds me of Malone's,
gym in the size and they have bleachers on
both sides and the fans are literally within
a foot of your bench right behind you," he
said. "They're passionate about their bas-
ketball, and that creates a lot of adversity.
You've just got to be sure to stick together
as a team and do everything necessary to
control what you can control and hope-
fully come away with a win.'
"South Georgia State is a much improved
team from a year ago and will be a tough
test for our guys."
Fortunately for the Indians, they will be'
atfull strength for the first time this season
after injuries and suspensions kept the
team from being at full capacity through
the first five games.
Despite being short-handed, the Indians
have only been tested twice this season,
the first time in a 92-89 season-opening
win over No. 18 East Georgia State and
again against Georgia Perimeter.
Chipola has had four different leading
scorers in the five games, with only sopho-
more guard Torian Graham leading the
* team more than once.
There are six players currently averaging
double digit points for the Indians, who
are averaging nearly 90 points per game as
a team.
But it isn't that end of the court that con-
cerns Blake at the moment.
"I think the biggest take-away from the
first five games is one-through-11 anyone
on our team can be an offensive spark for
us. We're very talented offensively and can
.See INDIANS. Page 5B


Marianna Soccer


MHS soccer teams


keep rolling along

BY SHELIA MADER
Floridan Correspondent.

With just five games under their, belt for the 2013-14
season, both Nlarianna soccer teams are looking sharper
.than ever.
The Lady Bulldogs improved to 4-1 Thesday night by
blanking Freeport 6-0 for their fourth win in a row, while
the Bulldog boys followed with a 3-0 shutout of Freeport
to improve to 3-0-2 on the year.
In girls action, it was a solid offensive showing with six
girls scoring on the night.
In the first half, it was Lexie Basfbrd picking up the
first goal of the night on an assist by Reagan Oliver, who
later scored on an assist by Basford and Ariona Domen
picked up the last goal of the half on another assist by
Basford.
Marianna took 14 shots on goal, and connected on
three of them.
in the second half, it was Lauren Canada adding
the fourth goal of the night on an assist by Taniyah
Robinson.

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Chipley's
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to make a
move during
a game in
Cottondale
on Thursday
night. The
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Lawyer: Winston volunteered his DNA


The Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE Flor-
ida State quarterback Ja-
meis Winston volunteered
a DNA sample last week
to the Tallahassee Police
Department as part of
the sexual assault inves-
tigation, his attorney said
Thursday, adding that he
believes Winston will be
exonerated and any DNA
does not prove guilt.
Winston's lawyer Tim
Jansen said at a press con-
ference Thursday morning
that the sex between his
client and the accuser "ab-
solutely" was consensual,
but then retreated when
pressed by reporters who
asked him to confirm what
he just said.
"I'm. not saying that,"
Jansen said. "I'm saying
the eyewitnesses that were
there will verify that any
material that was found,
or any evidence that was
found, is consistent with
him (doing) nothing
wrong.
ESPN first reported


TH IASSOUCAIALUDPLRSSFILL
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston watches on the sidelines as his team plays Wake
Forest in Winston-Salem, N.C. on Nov. 9.


Wednesday night that that (State Attorney) Willie
Winston's DNA matched Meggs met privately with
a sample taken from yesterday in his office was
the underwear of the the one that reported that
accuser. last night on television,"
Jansen said he has Jansen said. "And that
not seen the results would be ESPN."
of the DNA tests and 1 Meggs denied that he
found out watching or anyone in his of-
television. fice released the
"All I know is it's very, DNA information to the
suspicious that the only media. He 'called the re-
news reporung agency lease of the information


."problematic." He said
he did not know who the
source of information was
for ESPN.
Tallahassee Police De-
partment spokesman
David Northway told The
Associated Press that the
leak did not come from the
police..
Meggs, %rho has been the'
lead prosecutor in the Tal-
lahassee area for nearly 30


years, also refused to dis-
cuss the results or any oth-
er "evidence" that was part
of the case. But Meggs did
acknowledge that pros-
ecutors have issued sub-
poenas in order to collect
evidence for the ongoing
investigation.
Jansen said he's surprised,
the DNA results were
leaked by law enforcement
but, "this DNA has no im-
pact whatsoever on this
case. The two eyewitnesses
that were present will ex-
onerate" Winston.
Jansen said the DNA of
one of the eyewitnesses
was also taken in the last
week by investigators;
"We're not surprised
(Winston's) DNA was
found," Jansen said. "We
anticipated that would be
found. We've never ever
said he wasn't there. We
-never said any of that."
Meggs would not answer
directly why DNA was
taken from one of the wit-
nesses, or whether or not
there is a now a possibility
of multiple suspects in the


case.
But Meggs said his of-
fice was "trying to find all
the relevant facts in the
case" and that he did not
want someone to question
later what evidence was or
wasn't gathered.
Winston, 19, was a top
freshman recruit and back-
up quarterback at the time
of the alleged December
2012 assault. The 6-foot-4,
225-pound redshirt -fresh-
man -is now a Heisman
Trophy candidate and the
Seminoles are the second-
ranked football team in the
country-
Florida State has main-
tained during the investi-
gation that Winston's sta-
tus has not changed and
he is expected to start Sat-
urday when the Seminoles
host Idaho.
Tallahassee police
handed over information
to. prosecutors, last week
about the *11-month old.
case after tw6 media orga-
nizations began requesting
records associated with the
incident.


Sports Briefs

High School

Cottondale will host
,,Northview on Friday
at 7p.m. in thi 1A Re-
'gional Finals.

High School boys
basketball
Fdday -Vernon
at Sneads, 5:30 p.m.
and 7 p.m.; Altha at
Graceville, 5:30 p.m.
and 7,p.m.; Marianna
at Blountstown, 3 p.m.
and 4:30 p.m.
Saturday- Central at
'Maldone, 6:30 p.m.

High School
girls basketball
ftl duy-iPpnsacola-.:
Vernon at Sneads. 4
.p-n. and 5:30 p.m.
Saturday Central at
Malbne,'5p.rn. ;

Chipola men's
Basketball
The 'Indians will head
toyydycross, Ga., this'
I- lekntolake bj! -,
.'tc- iidrFt-eon i
Cape.Fear on Friday at 5
ppfh, and South Georgia.
Stote"College on 5atnr-'
'dayat4p.m.

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No. 17.U F doesn'twanrtke ga

The Associated Press .*


ORLANDO Earlier
this season UCF was able.
to win games and eventu-
ally climbed into the Top
25 with a brand of football
that was at times outright
tougher than that of its
opponents.
But for each of the past
two weeks, the Knights
haven't dominated as they
inch closer to their first
BCS 'bid. A better word to
describe them probably is
fortunate.. ,
"You hope it doesn't
come down to that, but if it
comes down to that you've
gottalean on your players
that have. ability to make
plays whether it's de-
fense or offense and so
far that's happened," coach
George O'Leary Q'Leary
said. "But you can't bank
on that all the time. Even-
tually it's gonna catch up
with you."
The 17th-ranked Knights
(8-1, 5-0 American) still set
atop the American Athletic
Conference as they pre-
pare to matchup with Rut-
gers (5-4,2-3), a team that
has largely underachieved
after entering the year with
much loftier expectations.
After starting the season
4-1, Rutgers has dropped
three of its last four games.
Last week was a particu-
larly humbling 52-17 loss
at home to Cincinnati.
The Scarlet Knights


IHE I'bASSOUAILU PRESS
Central Florida tight end Justin Tukes (84) warms up with teammate Kevin Miller '(85) before the game against Rutgers in
Orlando on Thursday. The game was not over at press time


have been banged up in
recent weeks,- but. coach
Kyle Flood said they were
mending as best they
can.
"I'm not worried about is
mentally in this football,"
Rutgers coach Kyle Flood
said, this Week. "'From, a
health standpoint. you're
'always on the edge this
time of year...you're al-
ways an injury from be-
ing younger than you
are.
One thing UCF is hoping
to lean on over these final
three weeks of the regular


season are the senior class'
memories of UCF's disap-
pointing 5-7 campaign in
2011 that saw it endure six
losses by seven points or
less.
They've won five games
by that margin this season.
O O'Leary said this year's
team is more skilled at
quarterback, 'has- better
playmakers and a more
capable offensive line
which has helped it be on
the favorable side ,of tight
games.
Senior captain and offen-
sive lineman Justin NlcCraV


said he believes despite the
close scrapes, their tough-
ness has tightened.
"I think the experience,
especially on the offensive
side is great because we
have a lot of players that
have just played a lot of
games," he said. "We know
how it feels, especially with
the 2011 year, being in all
those close games and
not coming out on top. We
know how to just'find a.
way to find victory." ).2
Though he's not a senior,
a lot of that mettle has also
come from junior quarter-


back Blake' Bortles, who
followed up a rocky outing
against Houston with one
of his best in leading, the
Knights' to a win agRnst,
Temple last week-?.y;.
O'Leary. said as nerve-
racking as the'f' past two
games h been, he
doesn't gp~d to say much
to focySis team. '
"V. tv know," O'Leary
said. "'They know that they
came that close to not do-
ing what they wanted to get
done out there. And I think
it's great when you don't
have to tell them that."


Buckeyes fans struggle with BCS plight


The A-'mociated Presi

COLUMBUS, Ohio As
he strolled to the locker,
room on Wednesday night
after Ohio State's chilly out-
door practice. Urban Mey-
er reflected on the specu-
lation going on outside the
team offices among Buck-
eyes fans about the BCS,
bowl games and ranldngs.
"Fans get to have some
Sfun," the second-y.ear Ohio
Stake coach said. "That's
what makes college foot-
ball so neat right now."
Buckeyes fans could not
disagree more.
This is not fun.
They're riddled with
angst'. and' anguish these'
days because their favorite
team is stuck in third place
in the BCS, Baylor is charg-
ing fast from behind:/and
there seems to be no good
alternative to anotherbowl
season of thinking what
might have been.
Callers to sports-talkradio
and those clicking on Ohio
State booster websites can't
figure out what the Buck-
eyes have done wrong.
Ever since Meyer took
over, they've won every
game 22 in a row, the
longest streak in the nation.
lAnd still it doesn't look as


if the Buckeyes can elbow
their way into the BCS dde
game ahead of top-ranked
defending champion Ala-
bama or No. 2 Florida State.
The fans' emotions aie
jumbled.
Some are angry, most are
frustrated.
But it's not as if they're
marching through the
streets of this white-collar
city carrying 'pitch forks
and torches.
A year after NCAA sanc-
tions prevented the Buck-
eyes from putting their "un-
beaten team on display in
a major bowl game, almost
all of the Ohio State faith-
ful have grown conifort-,
able with their team being
left behind again in
the race for the, natonal
championship,.,,.
"Most people I've talked
* with have kind of resigned
themselves to (the fact) it's
not in this team's hands
and that's the stark real-
ity they have to face," said
WBNS radio's Paul Keels,
the play-by-play voice of
* the Buckeyes and 'host of
Meyer's weekly coaches
call-in show. "What they
can cling to is the hope that
this team goes unbeaten,
wins the Big Ten champi-
onship, and if they can't


go to the BCS champion-
ship game, well, then you
still have something else to
brag about.
"It just seems as though
there's been somewhat of
a reluctant acceptance to
the way the whole situa-
tion sits right now."
Heading into Saturday's
final home game against
Indiana, the Buckeyes (10-
b, 6-0';Big Ten) have few


chances to wow the BCS
poll voters and computers.
The final regular-season
game is at The Big House
against a Michigan (7-3,
3-3] team that has played
poorly in recent weeks.
Should the Buckeyes win
those two games, they'll
most likely meet 13th-
ranked Michigan State in the
BigTen championship game
on Dec. 7 in Indianapolis.

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Dolphins' line getting lots of attention


The Associated Press

DAVIE Accustomed
to the anonymity of the
trenches, the Miami Dol-
phins' offensive line has
received lots of unwanted
attention this year, with
troubles on and off the
field.
The rocky relationship
between tackle Jonathan
Martin and guard Richie
Incognito has threatened
to sink the season, and
cohesion in" games has
also been less than ideal.
Chronic pass-blocking
breakdowns have contrib-
uted to Ryan Tannehill's
NFL-high 41 sacks, and the
Dolphins rank 24th in the
league in rushing.
Given the problems up
front, it's remarkable the


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE
Miami Dolphins offensive line coach Jim Turner walks among the players during practice Nov.
6 in Davie.


Dolphins (5-5) are in con- ally a building block in an
tention for an AFC wild- offense," offensive coordi-
card berth. nator Mike Sherman said.
"An offensive line is re- "Certainly, when you are


struggling, a lot of times
it starts with those guys.
We continue to be a work
in progress, and we will


continue to be until we get
things solidified in there."
Thatmightnothappenfor
a while. Miami has started
a different cast up front in
each of the past four games,
and the unit remains in flux
because of a gallbladder ail-
ment that sent center Mike
Pouncey to the hospital for
three nights and forced him
to miss Sunday's victory
over San Diego.
Incognito's not returning
this week. On Thursday
he agreed to postpone his
grievance hearing chal-
lenging his suspension
,until the NFL completes
its investigation into the
team's bullying scandal,
Pouncey- rejoined the
team Wednesday but
didn't practice. Afterward
he drew a large throng of


media, which has become
the norm for Dolphins
blockers.
Miami'soffensivelinemen
might not be the best in the
NFL, but left tackle Bryant
McKinnie laughingly- said
they're the most famous.
"I'm pretty sure people
know who everybody is on
our offensive line is, be-
cause that has been the fo-
cal point," McKinnie said.
Pouncey's status for Sun-
day's game against Caro-
lina is uncertain, but last
week the Dolphins showed
they can win without him,
Martin or Incognito. A
patchwork line repeatedly
opened big holes up front,
and the Dolphins averaged
5.5 yards per carry in their
20-16 victory over San
Diego.,.


Vikings keep Ponder at QJB S.


EDEN PRAJRIE. Ninn. -
Stop the music. The quar-
terback carousel in NUn-
nesota is staying put for
another week. Chtistian
Ponder wil] be the' starter
at Green Bay.
Vikings coach Leslie Fra-
zier announced his deci-
sion on Wednesday,' an;
Ponder made this sotgO
like it wasn't muc . de-
cision at all', didn't
seek him. him he
was kei job, Pon-
de. st assumed
still his.
was told other-
Ponder said.
'ch he wasn't.
'I appreciate coach Fra-
zier having the confidence
.in me to be able to go out
this week and play," Pon-
der said.
Ponder's status was in
question because of three
more turnovers last week-
end in a 41-20 loss at Se-
atde. His lost fttmble and
two interceptions led to 17
points, for the Seahawks,
and he was pulled for
Matt Cassel him 'early in
the fourth quarter after he
was picked off the second
time. Frazier was blunt
: in his criticism of Ponder
afterward.
*WR- the coach said. he
believes" Ponder, a4d not
S? L ___


I : .1 I '. . . THE : A :.ii Ei '-t .' I
Christian Ponder (7) of the Minnesota Vikings throws during
the game against the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field
in Seattle on Sunday.


Cassel or Josh Freeman,
again give's the Vikings
their best chance to beat
the Packers on Sunday.
'razier said he factored in
Ponder's previous perfor-
mances against Green Bay,'
experience playing in the
cold at Lambeau Field and
his grasp. of the offense.
But he also acknowledged
the questions sticking with
Ponder have prompted
from fans, the media 'and
even within the. locker
room.


'As for the players?
"Thev'l get on board. It
helps if we can have suc-
cess as, a team," Frazier
said. ;' '. ..
In seven starts, Ponder
;has' thrown nine intercep-
tions arid lost four fum-
bles. He has only six touch-
down passes, though, he
has rushed for four scores.
The inability to consis-
tently complete important
passes to intermediate and
deep receivers has been a
Ipersistent*Jue._


HEMLA.ULIATLU fhL IILLE
Dallas Cowboy owner Jerry Jones (right)'looks on as head coach Jason Garrett answers a
question from the media during the state of the Cowboys news conference at training camp
in Oxnard, Calif., on July 20.


Jerry Jones: Garrettwill


be Cowboys coach in 2014


The Associated Press

IRVING, Texas Jasoti Garrett will
start the stretch run in pursuit of his
first trip to the playoffs on the same field
where he debuted as coach ofthe Dallas
Cowboys three years ago.
His job doesn't depend on whetherhe
gets that postseason berth. At least that's
what owner Jerry Jones said Thursday.
While saying he was "disappointed" in
a 5-5 record that has dropped the Cow-
boys out of the top spot in the NFC East
for the. first time this season, Jones said
Garrett will return in 2014 regardless of
whether the Cowboys end their three-
year playoff drought.
"I'm disappointed we don't have a bet-


ter record, but he has got us in position
to win the division and got a team here
I firmly believe has the ability to be one
of the better playing teamsat the end,"
said Jones, 'addressing about a dozen
reporters on the team's 'practice field.
"A lot of this story is to be played out. It
does not have a bearing on whether or
hot he will be our coach neA year. It has
no bearing on that."
Asked, if Garrett would be his coach
next year, Jones twice said yes.
The Cowboys are' a half-game behind
idle Philadelphia (6-5J going into an
important division game at the New
York Giants (4-6), who can tie Dal-
las for second 'after starting the season
0-6.


NFL fines 49ers LB Brooks for hit on Brees


New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) is sacked by
San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks (55)
during the game in New Orleans on Sunday.


SANTA CLARA, Calif.
- San Francisco 49ers
linebacker Ahmad Brooks
was fined $15,570 by the
NFL on Wednesday for his
hit on Saints quarterback
Drew Brees last Sunday.
Brooks' agent, Greg Wil-
liams, said his client would
appeal the penalty the
standard fine for such hits
to the head and neck area.
Brooks leveled Brees,
forcing a lost fumble. But
the personal foul penalty
kept the ball in the Saints'


possession, and they soon
kicked two late field goals'
to win 23-20. The tackle
left Brees with blood on his
chin.
Brooks vehemently ar-
gued against the penalty,
saying he didn't use his
hands or helmet and called'
it a "bear hug." Brees la-
beled the hit a clothesline
tackle. 49ers coach Jim
Harbaugh also reiterated
Monday he thought the hit
was clean.
"Our interpretation was,
when we grade a player,
if he's 'got a penalty we


give him a minus, but we
did. not assign a minus
on that play" Harbaugh
said Monday. "The play
occurred that occurred. I
thought Ahmad hit at the
right level, hit at the shoul-
der level. The quarterback
kind of shrunk down and
that's the official's call to
make, I'm going to see it
the way I see it and that's
going to be. a slanted
view. I really don't know
much more to say about
that."
The linebacker also was
fined $12,750 for a rough-


ing-the-passei call against
Aaron Rodgers during.the
season opener against
Green Bay.
Brooks declined'to speak
jto reporters Wednesday,
when a downpour in the
Bay Area caused Harbaugh
-to cancel an outdoor
walk-through and move
preparations for Monday
night's game at Washing-
ton indoors.
Cornerback Carfos
Rogers defended his
teammate.
"That's bad," Rogers said
of the fine.


Seahawks owner Allen to fund brain injury research

The Aiiociated Press and financial concerns. they hope t inspire and ing prevention and treat-
The Seattle study is uLi-'' help other scientists seek- orient ideas.
SEATTLE Microsoft related financially to those'
co-founder and Seatitle Se- coidevelopments.
ahawks owner PaulvAllen Researchers will study.
said Thursday he Will pay brains from the Group
for a two-year, $2.4 miallon eacflthd brain bank, which
sty int whether repeat- has more c than 500 brains
ed bowMs lto the head can' donated during the past 25
lead to dementia.. years bolder Seattle adults .
Researchers' at -the' Al-'for research' on aging and
len Institute for Brain Sci- cognitive function.
ence and the-University of 'hResearchers have gath- Winnell from Ganme Piece
Washington will examine ered a wealth of medical Printed on November 12, 2013
donated brains to look for and other or ion
links between head inju- about each of the donorsS
ries and later health pob- including the fact thatnear- C
lems like Alzheimer's and lyl1 in 5 suffered from some
Parkinson's. 'kind of brain injury during
The NFLrecentlyreached their lifetime, from 'car ac-
a $765 million settlement. cidenits to war injuries.
-of concussion lawsuits that The Allen Inst 'itute previ-,
made about 19,000 retired ously focused on mapping
players 'eligible for money the healthy brain, but Dr
week, the NFL Players As- brain injury is a logicalO R D
sociation announced a next step.
new organization to help Their findings will be
former players with health freely available. Lein said


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AP source: A-Rod's lawyers rest case at hearing


The Associated Press

- NEWYORK-Alex!Rodri-
guez's lawyers rested their
primary case Thursday
without calling the player
as a witness at the griev-
ance, hearing to overturn
his 211-game suspension,
a person familiar with the
proceedings told The As-
sociated Press.
The person spoke on
condition of anonym-
ity because no statements
were authorized.
Major League Baseball
started its rebuttal, and it
was possible the hearing
would conclude Friday,
the person said.
After the hearingfinishes,
the sides will set a schedule
for briefs. The matter then
will be turned over to arbi-
trator Fredric Horowitz for
a decision.


The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS-The St. Lou-
is Cardinals gave manager
Mike-- Matheny a three-
year contract extension
Wednesday, rewarding him
- for deep postseasin runs
* in his first two seasons in
the job.
The team also said that
2005 NL Cy Young Award
'winner Chris Carpenter
is retiring after missing
this season with a recur-
ring nerve issue in his
shoulder. ,
Matheny led the Cardi-
nals to theWorld Series this
3 ear, losing in six games to
Boston. In 2012, his first
season managing at any
level, St. Louis fell one
game shv of reaching the
Fall Classic. The 43-year-
old NMatheny was a four-
lime Gold Glove catcher
with St. Louis and had one
year left orrhis deal.
'"We didn't want any
disuacdons, we knew we
wanted Mike to be a part
of this organization for a
long time," general man-
ager John Nlozeliak said
Wednesday. "So we might
as well deal with it and get
it behind us.
"Obviously, with the suc-
cess he's had he desen-es
this contract," Nlozetiak
added.
DeWitt characterized
Nlatheny's frrst two sea-
.sons as prettyy historic."
MNatheny called it "amaz-
ing ride."
"You look at how every-


The New York Yankees
star walked out in the
middle of the 11th ses-
sion Wednesday, furious
Horowitz refused to order
baseball Commissioner
Bud Selig to testify. The
move, followed by angry
statements accusing Selig
of bias and the entire ar-
bitration process of flaws,
appeared to be a .prelude
to a 'lawsuit challenging
whatever ruling Horowitz
makes.
Outside MLB's offices
Thursday, representatives
of the New York Hispanic
Clergy Organization, in-
cluding state Sen. Ruben
Diaz, held a prayer vigil to
express opposition to Ro-
driguez's discipline, which
was assessed by MLB for
alleged violations of the
sport's, drug agreement
and labor contract.


thing's kind of unfolded
and you just, never know"
the manager
Added.' aOp-
portgtnities
come up3anrd
fCoprnt u nater
I ha been
surrounded
Matheny by some
very h very
good people." ,_
dMozelak said the team
hoped to, "identify a hi-
ture role" in the or'ganiza-.
tion for the 38-year-old
Carpenter. 54
"When y.ou think baci
to everything this organsi
zation has been through
in regard-to his upsband
downs, he will Still go
downaws one of the greatest
we've ever had," .ozeliak
said.
Carpenter twent 95-44
with a 3.07 ERA in nine
seasons in St. Louis despi te
making only seven starts
combined between 2007-
08 and 2012. His began his
career in 1997 with Toron-
to, signing wt0h the Cardi-
nals after the 2002 season.
He niissed all of 2003 writh
an injury and wvas, 144-94
overall.,
"We think back* to his Ca-
rerand what an amazing
onie it was," Mozeliak, said.
"He% was part of so'many
highlights and I think he
really created a Culture of
higher expectations."
Carpenter wo 21 games
in 2005 and led the league
in ERA in 2009, the same
year he was named the


Alex Rodriguez arrives at Major League Baseball headquarters
in New York on Tuesday. ^
Rodriguez was suspend- a table and kicked a brief-
ed by MLB on Aug. 5, and case and slammed out
the three-time AL MVP of the, room," Rodriguez
was allowed to keep play- said Wednesday during a
ing pending a decision on 40-mihute interview on
the grievance filed by the WFAN radio. "I probably
players' association. overreacted, but it came
"I lost my mind. I banged from the heart."


,;NL comeback player of
the year after having
Tommy John surgery. He's
the franchise career leader
with 10 postseason icto-
ries, die most memorable
is his 1 -0 win over the Phil-
lies and Roy-. Halladav in
Game 5 of te NL division
series in 2011.
"Chris will always be re-
membered as the leader
of the pitching staff dur-
ing one of the great eras of
Cardinals baseball," chair-
man Bill DeWitt Jr. said.
,The Cardinals also pur-
chased he contract of out-
fielders Oscar Taveras and
Mike O'Neill. and infielder
Greg Garcia. St. Louis has
36 players on the 40-man
roster. -
Taveras is the franchise's
top prospect and is com-
ing off right ankle surgery
after batting .306 in just -16
games at Triple-A NMem-
phis. O'Neill hit .320 in 98
games at Double-A Spring-
field and finished the year
at Nlemphis where he bat-
ted .295, and the %ersa-
tile Garcia batted .271 at
Memphis and played sec-
ond base, third base and
shortstop.
The Cardinals took left-
hander John Gast, out-
fielder Jermaine Curtis and
shortstop Ryan Jackson off
the 40-man roster. Gast
and Curtis were outrighted
to Memphis and Jackson
was claimed by the Hous-
ton Astros. Niozeliak called
it a roster "clean up" prior
to the winter Rule 5 draft.


MLB argued that it could
decide what witnesses it
wanted to present to jus-
tify the discipline, since
the penalty must meet a
"just cause" standard. The
league said Chief Operat-
ing Officer Rob Manfred
spoke to reasoning behind
the discipline during his
six hours of testimony.
Rodriguez and the union
asked Horowiaz to compel
Selig to testif.
"In The entire history of
the Joint Drug Agreement.
the commissioner has 'not
testified in a single case,"
the commissioner's office
said in a statement. "Major
League Baseball has the
burden of proof in this mat-
ter. MLB selected Rob Man-
fred as its witness to explain
the penalty imposed in this
case. Mr. Rodriguez and the
players' Association have


no right to dictate how
baseball's case is to proceed
any more than baseball
has the right to dictate how
their case proceeds."
Rodriguez lawyer James
McCarroll issued a state-
ment Thursday pointing
out that this case is the first
grievance under the drug
agreement involving disci-
pline thai didn't stem from
a positive test and involved
"the commissioner's dis-
cretion and decision-mak-
ing." While he said the
commissioner in the past
.was harshly critcized in
the arbitrator'sdecision for
not voluntarily appearing
at a grievance," that state-
ment appears to refer to
arbitrator George Nicolau's
1987 decision cutting Peter.
Ueberroth's suspension of
pitcher LaMarr Hoyt from
one season to 60 days.


Tigers trade Fielder


to Rangers for Kinsler


DETROIT Less than rwo years after
boldly signing Prince Fielder to a $214
million contract, the Detroit Tigers trad-
ed the slugging first baseman to Texas in
another blockbuster move.
Fielder was dealt to the Rangers on
Wednesday night for second baseman
Ian Kinsler. The Tigers agreed to pay the
Rangers $30 million as part of the swap,
according to 'a pason with knowledge
of the deal. The person spoke on condi-
tion of anonymity because the amount
of money exchanged was not revealed
when the teams announced the trade.
The $30 million is payable from 2016-20.
"Obviously, a very exciting trade for us
in adding Prince Fielder to the organi-
zation," Rangers general manager Jon
Daniels said. "Also a tough trade to make
in that Ian Kinsler's been with the orga-,
nization since he was drafted in '03, and
we've signed him here a couple of times.
Been here, a catalyst for our World Series
* clubs, and a huge part of this. A winning
guy, a heart-and-soul guy, and Detroit
got a tremendous player and person."
It's the first headline-grabbing move of
baseball's offseason. and it involves two
of the American League's top teams. De-
troit has won three consecutive AL Cen-
tral titles and reached the World Series
- in 2012, while Texas wontheALlpennant
in 2010 and 2011.
Fielder, a five'etime All-Star, had to
consent to the trade before it could be
completed. The big first baseman signed
a $214 million, nine-year contract with
the Tigers before the 2012 season that
includes a limited no-trade provision.
Kinsler just finished the first season of
a $75 million, five-year contract.
With stars like Fielder, Justin Verland-
er, Miguel Cabrera and Anibal Sahchez
in the fold, Detroit's payroll had become
one of the game's biggest. And although
'Fielder hit 55 home runs over the last


Det 4it igersP nFielder runs off .d

during the American League Championship
Series against the Boston Red Sox in Boston
on Oct. 13.
two years for' the Tigers, his- numbers
dipped this season and he struggled in -
the playoffs when'Detroit lost to Boston
in the AL championship series."
SFielder hit .279 with 25 homers this
year. He drove in 106 runs, bti it washis
lowest home run total over a full season.,-
He didhnot have a single RBI in the 2013
postseason and hit .182 in the ALCS.
Daniels said the trade came together
quickly the first discussions took
.placeTuesday. The Rangers will welcome
the durable Fielder, who has played 162
-games in four of the last five seasons.
Texas was interested in Fielder when he
signed with Detroit as a free agent.
"Our offer was well below what it ended
up being, so we-weren't that close," Ean-
iels said. "I thought he was a genuine guy
that really loved the 'game.rmeaily loved
playing the game, lovedghis boys, his
.SQns."
Kinsler batted .27!'with 13 homers
this year. The a thiee-time MI-Star was
limited to 136 games-because of injuries
to his ribs and right side. Kinsler stole 15'
bases in 2013 not a high total by his
standards but more than any player on
the Detroit team he is jOrning.


Johnson, Padres finalize


8M, 1-year contract


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SAN DIEGO '`- Josh
Johnson was looking for a
team close to his Las V-egas
homn, and the San Diego
Padres were looking for 'a
potential top-of-the rota-
tion pitcher.
The sides quickly agreed
on an $8 million, one-year
contract that was finalized
on Wednesday
The Padres, coming off
a second straight finish of
76-86 hope they're get-
ting the Johnson who was
an All-Star with Miami in
2009 and 2010 and not the
one slowed by triceps and
forearm injuries last year
while with Toronto.,
General manager Josh
Byrnes said the Padres
decided that if they could
find a starter who had the
chance to a difference-
maker, they were going to
pursue him.
"Here's a guy who led
the league in ERA who has
been a dominant pitcher,"
Byrnes said.. "We know
there's risk -in any sign-
ing but we're very excited
about the upside, what he
Jcan bring and now what


Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Josh Johnson delivers
against the Cleveland Indians in Cleveland on July 9.


our rotation can do to de-
liver us toward ;our goal.
We want to be an October
team. We really feel like the
evolution of our starting
pitching and bringing in
Josh, we've taken a big step
in that direction over the
last 12 months." :
The Padres have hadlos-
ing'records in four of The
last five seasons and have
missed the playoffs seven
straight seasons.
*Johnson, who had bone
spurs removed from his
right elbow on Oct. 1, was
2-8 with a 6.20 ERA 16 ap-
pearances this season. in


addition to his base sal-.
ary, Johnson would earn
a $1.25 million bonus.for
making 26 starts.
He said the top teams on
his list were the Giants and
Padres, and that he and his
agent jumped at the first
good offer.
"Every time you come
in here you want to stay
here," Johnson said. "The
park's great, the city's
great, so those two things,
that's pretty much what
you want. It's a great park
to pitch in. That and the
staff, and then the team,
it's a perfect fit."


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Injury gives Tony Ste~wart new perspective


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE
NASCAR driver Tony Stewart, in 'a motorized scooter with
a br leg, talks with Ryan Newman at the Richmond
Inte ional Raceway in Richmond, Va., on Sept. 6.


The Associated Press

KANNAPOUS Tony
Stewart has come to loathe
stairs.
Out of a wheelchair, off
his crutches and only in
the last week or so walking
without the use of a cane,
Stewart still hasn't totally
settled back into his usual
routine since breaking his
right leg in an Aug. 5 sprint
car crash. He's living on his
own again, but his most re-
cent digs were on the sec-
ond floor, and leaving the
house each day required a
thorough mental checklist.
"I have a huge appre-
ciation for just daily things
that I can't do now," he
said. "It's like I have to


plan, I have to think about
stuff. When I go to leave,
I don't want to have to go
back up those steps. Be-
fore I get to the end of the
hallway, I make sure I have
everything I need before
I get down that flight of
steps."
Being out of a race car
for more than four months
now has given the three-
time NASCQR champion a
new outlook on just about
everything.
On pace to run more
than 100 races this year be-
fore the injury, Stewart in-
stead spent almost a week
in a hospital following the
accident in Iowa. He spent
another .week in bed with
his leg immobilized, and


was essentially confined
to the home of his busi-
ness manager for about
a month. Stewart needed
an ambulance to transport
him to doctor appoint-
ments, daily tasks, such as
bathing were a chore, and
the busiest man in rac-
ing suddenly had noth-
ing but free. time on his
hands.
"I think it's, very easy to
get caught up in every-
thing that's going on, just
daily stuff being a distrac-
tion," he said. "When you
have all that taken away
from you, your daily ac-
tivity becomes a lot more
subtle and you appreciate
it all a lot more. Not only
Cup racing, but everything


that I do each day, I think
about it different than I did
before."
Third surgery in October
to address an infection was
a setback Stewart wasn't
expecting, and also a wake-
up call. He'd been pushing
himself from the moment
he'd been cleared to leave.
the house in early Septem-
ber, and tried to enjoy his
time at the race track as 'a
spectator and driver coach
to Stewart-Haas Racing's
Danica Patrick.
But when he landed
back in the hospital, he
was reminded of advice he
received from Brian Vick-
ers, who missed 25 races
in 2010Y because of blood
clots.


here on out."
hidianSUL After this weekend, the
F B Indians will go to Nicev-
FromPagee on Nov. 29 to take on
score in a'variety of ways, an Indian Hills -squad that
but the biggest thing i's that maywell be the No. 1 team
we're nowhere near where in the country by then,
We need to be defensively," and Chipola's last road
he said. "We just don't haye trip before Christmas in-
that mentality as a team eludes a matchup with the
yet. I'm not worried about Eastern Florida.State team
guys stepping up offen- that knocked them out of
sively. I'm more worried the state tournament last
about guys stepping Aup. season -
defensively andosetting the gH d slate of games
tone with L4, dhfenp sIor the Indians. who can
mentality thative; yet to -certgihly use some stiff
really have. [t' -'before Panhandle
"There is still a lot -of Gf#iference play begins,
room for us to grow and 'especially w'ith a team that
develop that as we get has yet to take, the court
into the heart of V-u'Aon- with its full complement.
conference schedule. Well "For us, it's about creat-
need to bI ,Vie iere real - ing out identity as a bas-
lV isn't eOas ame from ketball team with what we


gins could said he could
-L lk not have been happier.
Frc'rr igel : "These girls have really


Mya Stewart found the,
back of the ner with an as-
sist from Basford, as did
Robinson on Basford's
fourth assist of the night.
Valerie Sims allowed one
goal on five attempts on
the evening.
Following .the game,
Marianna coach Scon Wig-



Hornets
From Page 1B.
Chiefs are still a major
hutdile for his group to
cletffa.
"Theirirecord is not great,
but the tens they lost to
are all prertqlgood football
teams. Pretty much all of
their losses came (o bigger
schools except for Baker,"
he said. "They've got some


want to do offensively and
howwe want to play defen-
sively and just getting that
chemistry together," Blake
said. "As you know, it's go-
ing to be a battle in con-
ference night in and night
our and things aren't going
to go your way sometimes.
It's the team that. sticks
together and is mentally
.the toughest that usually
comes out with a win and
that's what we need to
continue to build."
Chipola \yil also need to
find exactly how the, shots
will be distributed among
a roster loaded with Divi-
sion-I talent.
Graham showed flashes
of being a No. I scorer by
posting 34 and 22 points
in the season's first two
garnes before missing the


goals on seven attempts.
A happy coach Garyn
Waller said after the game:
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turned it around, ne said. i i"nougnh we playeu really
"Coach (Patti) Johnion has' wel]. Freeporris a promy solid
really worked -with them team. It was good to see the
and it is paying off." guys come out and play well
For the boys, it was lead- after having a district game
ing scorer John Meltzer. the night before and then
with his second hat trick in traveling the next day"
as many days, scoring-all. Both Niarianna teams
three goals for Marianna. were scheduled to play
Austin Nelson did his Pensacola Cadtholic on
job in the box, allowing no Thursday night at home.


playmakers, they're big
up front, and they're the
defending ,A champions
until someone knocks
them off. I know they're
highly-motivated."
The winner of the game
will go on to the state semi-
finals next week to face the
winner of Blountstown
vs., Port 'St. Joe, i though
Melvin said that his play-
ers are finding motivation
from the past more than


last three with a sprained
ankle.
But last year's leading
scorer Carlos Morris is av-
eraging 17 points per game
in three contests,, with
Florida State signee Gin-
meon Bowers (16.7 points
per game) also demand-
ing touches on the inside,
and UConn signee Sam'
Cassell, Jr.: (18 points per
game) needs the balls the
team's primary playmaker
on the perimeter.


Blake said getting all
of his talented: offensive
weapons on the same page
and playing off each other
is a big key to the team's fu-
ture success.
"Absoltely," the cpach
said. "It's a.great problem
to have when you have
the talent and depth that
we have, but it also takes
a lot of maturity and self-
lessness from the play-
ers to maybe realize that
night is not their night


and they're got to be a
great teammate from the
bench. A lot of guys are
not used to not starting or
not playing 30 minutes a
game, so it always poses a
:challenge.
", "But at the end of the day.
Ifeel Like our kids want to
win and' are willing to do
whatever it takes to win.,
Having them accept what-
ever that role or responsi-
bility may be is what we're
working towards." Y


SALE
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the future.
"They just want to play
better than we played over
there last year," he said.
"We came out the first
couple of series and played
pretty good and it got away
from us. We didn't play
good over there last yrear
and that's the main thing
the kids are focused on,
jtust playing better."
The game will kick off at
7,p.m.


0~ \second half.
Tigers '. But as was the case all
F.r P 'Thl\er for every CoNon-
Mike Gallon 'added 14 dale!vaqp,with Campbell
points for the Hornets,' knocking in' Ra'rner triple,
with Kadeem Webb scor- Yollowed by a bucket from
ing 11, Dakota Haddock Forrest and an offensive
eight, and Tristan Braxton rebound and'put-back by
seven. Daniel Floyd to make it
Chipley led 42-30 at half- 49-34.
Lime. but a four-point play The Hornets came back
by Braxton brought the with a 7-0 run featuring a
Hornets' to within eight three by Webb; a bucket
on, the first play of the by Haddock, and a base-


line jumper by Gallon. but
Campbell again had the
answer with a triple to get
it back to double figures,
and a jumper by Forrest
mrde it 57-45 Chipley late
in the third.
Cortondale will next
play at home Thesday
against the Alha Wildcats
in the Hornets' district
opener.
Chipley will be off until
Dec. 6 against district foe
Jay.


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SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov.
22) -A positive change to
what you have and what's
within reach is heading
your way. A contract or
proposal will improve your
prospects.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-
Dec. 21)-,Vvasiveness will
lead to trouble. Face the
music and move on. Pent-
up resentment will result
in an argument.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan.
19) -You don't have to
Maake abrupt alterations in
order to make your point.
Stick to what has worked
in the past.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.,
19) GQ to the source
and verify whatever infor-
mation you've been given
before you make a move. A
change is m. order. Aj
PISCES (Feb. 20-MAch
20) Look over personal
papers and discuss yqpr
options with anyone who'
will be affected by your
decision.
ARIES (March 21-April
19) An tusavory situ-
atiori will develop if you
indulge. Pace what you do,
what you spend and what,
you say, if you want to
avoid regret. :
TAURUS (April 20-May
20) Enjpy family and
friends. The events or
activities you attend
willtgive yop all sorts of
?.-ideag*hat will spark your
imagination.
GEMINI (May 21-June
20) Expect someone
to meddle in your affairs.
Don't invite trouble by
gettniainvolved in gossip.
Sdc =&4vt truth.
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you into unreasonable
demands.
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Short trips'and par-.
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are geared toward helping
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Dear Annie: I recently moved into
an apartment with a longtime friend.
We both have dogs, but I was misled
about hers,. He is 15 months old and pot
'trained.
Myroommate has no time for the
dog. She takes college classes and works.
two part-time jobs. The dog usually sits
in a crate all day. She rarely takes him
,out and doesn't feed him regularly. When'
she does take him out, she is too tired
to exercise him, which means he goes
nuts in the apartment, peeing every- '
where and chewing up the furniture
-.which is mine. He tried to bite me last J
week. He also barks incessandy, and her
solution is to put a muzzle on him. My
roommate takes no responsibility and
blames me, saying I am making the dog
uncomfortable.


I feel so bad for this animal. I'
asked her repeatedly to spend .nore
time with the dog and train'ldim, but
she hasn't. I cannot live iMiy own apart-
ment. Now we have a rPined friendship
and eight months left on a lease.
Help! X
DOGGED OUT

Dear Dogged: It is unfair to you that
this animal is not trained, but we would
consider it abuse to keep the dog in a
crate all i do not exercising, feeding or
dic#plining him appropriately. Pres-
ent your roommate with a bill for the.
ruined furniture, and then report her to
the humane society. She is not capable
of caring for this animal. The friendship
maybeover, but you can still protect the
,dog.


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year in a small-page format. It contains the usual
mix of tournament reports, quizzes, hands to
bid with your partner and compare your final
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Howwould you analyze the'bidding? West's
opening bid showed 9-12 points. East's two-club
response was Stayman. And South's two-no-
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minors.
Against three no-trump, West led a low heart.
How many tricks'do you think declarer took?
Down Under they like weak no-trumps. East
sensibly used Stayman to play in two of a major.
South's overcall was crazy his hand was far too
weak. When an opponent opens with a weak no-
trump, you must bid constructively, not destruc-
tively, because your side could have the high-card.
values for game. North's raise to three no-trump
was iffy with n6 spade stopper, but since he
thought his partner had at least opening values, it
was reasonablel'.
West led the heart two. East won with her
queen and shifted to a low spade. West won and
returned the heart jack. This allowed the defend-
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badly, keeping only two clubs in each hand. So
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: ,BY 9HOHNE: (850) 526-3614 or (800) 779-2557
BY FAX: (850) 482-4478 or (334) 712-7975
ONLINE: WWW.JCFLORIDAN.COM


BY MAIL: WIREGRASS CLASSIFIED MARKETPLACE
P.O. BOX 520, MARIANNA, FL 32447
IN PERSON: 4403 CONSTITUTION LANE, MARIANNA


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)ANNOUN 'o.ft,

Live-in Position Wanted: Do you need a
Companion or Housekeeper? Nonsmoking
residence. Transportation avail. 14 Yrs Exp.
w/ great ref. Call Dee 713-405-9828'


SHOPS AT CHRISTMAS CITY
sizes range from 500 sq.ft 875 sq ft.
Park Open Year Round
4 334-695-3114 b''
Seeking Unique Retailers 4w

MULTI-FAMILY 2624 Choctaw Trail in Ibidain
Springs Sub. SAL 23rd. 7-12 clothes, shoes,
H/H and much more!!!.
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RestallM for Lease turn key
vWak-it and start cooking
.,, i,..ted on Hwy 4311in
H~eadland 4*334-726-1375






Be your own boss and partner with the
world's largest commercial
cleaning franchise. $20K!
equipment, supplies, training and $5,000.
in monthly cus omer included.
1-888-273-5264
www.janiking.com

BUSINESS
QPPQRIIJItY^
(14)#Town Homes for Sale
K kacff circle,
great income &"Jilly ocupied.
Owiijer afne,
'with good down payment
,4 386-312-6363 ^



Welcome to LuLaRoe by Mrs J! Chodorsre1blr
style from a variety 'of maxi, A-hie Ind.penci( n
skirts, leggings and dresses for all women, _
teens, and girls. Contact me to earn FREE skirts
by hosting a party today! Not in the area to
host a&show? No worries, I can help you set up
an online show. Sizes run from women's XXS-
3XL and girls size 2-14. Visit my Facebook 'page,
"Lularoe by Mrs. J" to view my inventory or call.
me at 931-624-8518.
FIEW OD& UE


Firewood 4 x 8 rack, $65, delivery extra. Used
to be 592-2913: New ,number 850-594-9985. and
850-557-9684. Mike Ddnaway


FIREWOOD (all split oak)
Delivery available! TRUCK LOAD $70. I
CALL MARK 334-701-4967 or 334-791-6735 I


Firewood cut & split
green & 6 mo.-lyr seasoned
4x4 $50. 4x8 $80. 4x16 $120.
4 Also Flat Liter
Call: Robert Rentz
850-569-9837 / 850-209-6075
* Free Delivery up to 25 miles.


Split Oak Firewood
Delivered in the Wiregrass!
$75 For a Full Sized Pickup load.
$12 for 5 Gallon bucket of kindling wood.
334-393-9923 ^

Wanted: Old Coins, Gokl, .
Diamonds, Guns, And Tools
West Main Jewelry & Loan 334-671-1440.
M I ANEOSF AL
DUE TO AGE & HEALTH& NERVES!
NOW SELLING 100's of ITEMS
Antiques & Collectibles Marked "BC"
Up to 50% discount
GREAT IDEAS FOR CHRISTMAS!!
Backyard Treasure 2331 Ross Clark Cr.

Camera (2) for deer and wild life $150. for both
also has sim cards 850-566-7066.
Dining room table & 6 chairs: Formal, cherry
with extendable leaves. Excellent condition.
$500. Call 334-791-4111
Paperback books (Western) $1. ea. DVD's
(Western & Action) $2. ea 850-566-7066.
Q-size firm Serta Mattress NEW pd. $500.
$200. OBO 850-482-2868.
Sofa: tan micro-suede. Good condition. $200.
334-596-0663



1 j Free Rescued Dogs Bhf' L aim; i~eaitouil
Pfttts, Lab M X S edreeds,
2 lo tm Beafes f mo Id oUlx-sm. tiers
Springer Spanel & Geiman Shepherd
.AfI aws c41W.aPiTU-tfj '
'AKC reg. boxer puppies.
I fawn female & I brindle
female. Born 10-16-13.
Ready 11-30-13. $600.
nDesiree at 334-806-7352
Anatolian Shepherds, AKC : Guardian dogs
currently protecting farm and goats. Shots and
worming to date. I male 7 females 7Tmonths.
old. $600. 334 744.-2748, _
ASDR Mini Aussies. $450. born 10/18. Merles,
Tri's and Bi's. These pups will be ready 12/14
just in time for Christmas. See at
facebook.com/huntsminiaussies. 706-761-3024
Goldendoodles Red/Apricot
Beautiful, sweet, smart!
Raised around children and
other animals. Parents on
*f | site! Male & females availa-
ble. Priced reduced from
$1,800 to $1,250. Vet in-
spected & up to date on all
P shots! Born July 30,.2013.
334-791-5216.


-ow Taking deposit on Christmas Babies."
Yorkies, Chihuahaul Shli-Tku and others.
8 jno. Phpinon (F)?$156. 334-718-488M
Redbone Coonhound Puppies -UKC Registered,
Purple Ribbon, Males, Females. First Shots
and wormed. Parents orn site. Will be 8, weeks.
'November 25th. Rare Breed. $300. Readyto go
now! Will hold w/:$100 deposit. 334-726-2813




Fresh Green
|H^^ Peanuts
-.._ We also have
shelled peanuts
850-352-2199
850-209-3322 or 859-573-6594
S41208Hwy231


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


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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 Quaity Coastal Bermuda Hay
f ossandCale- Lage Rolls
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8 B Friday, November 22, 2013 Jackson


TREES TREES
TREES
12fWtall30 gal.
containers
$49.95 ea. 10 or
.* more $39.95
Live Oaks, Crape Myrtle,
Cherry Laurel & Magnolias
By appointment
334-692-3695



0/ Buying Pine/Hlardwoodin N
-your-are
No tract s / Ctom Thi
Ca Pea River Timber
l 334-3891003 ^


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


Class A CDL

DRIVERS
Needed Immediately
Wiregrass Local Wiregrass Hauling
e 3 years min. driving :history.
with Dump Trailer Experience
*Home nights '
ApplyONLW Yonline at:
,W nanpardidntruckinairnm


Perdido Trucking
Service, LLC
251-470-0355


Apalachicola-Bay Seafood Novi Hiring
Truck Drivers with CDL License and 2 Years
Experience a must. Clean Driving Record
and Drug Test Required. Call 850-653-8837
or 850-653-5594 or apply in person at
456 West Hwy 98, Apalachicola, FL 32320


Administrative
Support 111I
R requires a H ig h sch ool
diploma or equivalent t,
supplemented by course
work in'secretarial sciences, and 3-5 yrs.
exp. in secretarial or administrative work,
including significant computer
experience. Background in preparation of
department budget and payroll; 'ability to
provide direct support to department
head; supervisory experience of support
personnel desired. Must have a valid FL
driver license prior to employment.

Starting Salary: $19,753.00/YR

Correctiodnall Officer.
Must have a high school (jipl'm'a or. its,
equivalent.. Must be a State of Florida
Certified Cort'ectional Officer or.be,.able to
obtain. s~uch-cerltification., Must be at least:
,15 years of age"' be a U.S. citi~za' aInd have
no record of a felony or misdem ea~nor
involving perjury or false statement$.
-must be drug-free and pass a vigorous
background investigation. Possession In of
a valid Florida driver's license is required,
prior to employment.
Starting, salary $26,463.00/yr.,

Equipment Operator I
High school diploma or- equivalent with,.
1-2 o4 more years of experi 'ence in the
.safe operation of a farm tractor and,
cutting head. with hydraulic/electrical
switches and driving truck with a lo6aded
Itrai~ler-attached; able to supervise .
inmates..Must have a valid Class 'V" FL.
driver's license prior to employment..
Starting Salary: $17,236.00/yr.

Deadline to apply is 12/02/2013

Submit Jackson County employment
application to: Human Resources Dept.,
2864 Madison St, Marianna, FL 32448.
Ph 850-482-9633.
Wvjacksoncountyfl.net/,
EOE/AAkVet Prif/ADA/ -Drug-Free Workplace


DISTRIBUTION CENTER
MARIANNA, FLORIDA
NOW Hiring Full :Ti'me*
Shipping Loade'r Psfitins
3rd Shift
Competitive Pay and Benefits Package'


s^ Look ahead to your
'^ future! Start training
f'^B y^for a new car eer in
Fr% TI S 9 Medical Assisting,
COLLEGE Medical Office Admin.,
Pharmacy Technology,
Electrical Trades & HVAC!
Call Fordis College 855-445-3276
For consumer info: visit www.fortis.edu




4Brick Z/1 Duplex 3196 Diana Lane $575.,
and with carport & Storage $600.
0 Joyce Riley RE 850-20947825 4ii

1 & 2BR Apartments in Maikeanna
2 & 3BR Mobile Homes Rent t9' Own
lkot rent included. For details.
4 850-557-U3243or850-814-6515 4E
2BR ~iBA61Co tnae, k1st stret, C"&AW ,||
WA Prila9race l/nTO +-dep. '*

4BR/iBA Mobile Home ilnSneids
8038;01ld 'Spanish Trail. Walking distance from.
schools and shopping. $650 M. + *Dep.
Call 850-570-4706* .
*kAustin Tyler & Co
**Quality Homnes.& Apartments
mo 850- 526-3355 or "austintvlercoxpjnm
"Proerty Management Is Our ONL Bus~iness"
Beautiful, stylish newly remodeled brick home
for rent. 2BR/1BA QUIET, SAFE neighborhood.
Nice size yard. Brick storage bldg on p .roperty.
$6W0montth. 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
$1200. mo. m# avail. Lan.. 1st. 850-271-5545.
Nicely remodeled,
fflJII^R~li -car" garage Laminate
a~ipB^||J|Hhardwood flooring/vinyl
^'^^SRH~tile sq~uares. Screened back
'^**'^-*^S'-^Sporch. 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,`ce ramic tile, fireplace,
stainless steel appliances, separate party -.I
house. 112 acre of'land with fruit~and pecan
trees. $55,00b. 850-263-4590 or 850-209-3474


'2/1 MHin Afford $380. mro. $8.deo..
850-579-8882/850-26S>-1664/85-573-1851'
.2/2 Mobile Home on one acre, 'near,
Sunland $450/month $500,. deposit
4850-693-0570 4n /
*2 & 3 bedroom mobile Homes in Cottondale.
$500 and up. H20, garbage, sewer Included.
http:// www.oharloscountrylMng.com.
*85Q29-87_W___
2 & 3BR Mobile Homnes in Cottondalle.
"NO PETS CHI&A $32S- $500/Month
Please call 850-258-1594 or
SSO-638-8570 Leave Message


* Large Brick Home 3/2 with 10 acres, country
secluded area $160,000 $25,000 dow n &
$700. mo. Owner Fin. Avail. 850526-4283.


Jeep 2068 Wrangler Sahara Unlimited:, fully
,loaded, black, 2 door, 62k miles. KBB '$22,00.0.
Askilng $18,000. Call 334-894-0520 **. '

20600 onda Odyssey Van -3rd, row seating mini
,Van, Runs perfect, Asking $5995 or Best Offer
Please call 334-693-93'0 for more information.
Coupe Grand Touring 3.81.
& exterior in excellent con-
dition. Saddle brown leather power & heated
seats, automatic transmission, Infinity sound
system w ith touch-screen navigation system,
keyless start, power moon roof, carpeted floor
mats, and ice cold air conditioning. 18" alloy
wheels, rear parking sensors, Window tint.
L21000. Contact draia 334-798-1407.,
cadilac' 260l3 Deville'.financing avalable
silver, in color, like new condition, low miles.
334-585-3236. $5500.'_______


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Chevrolet 201 -2 Malibu, low miles, fully equipped,
like new, $200 down, $259 per month, call Ron
Ellis 334-714-0028. __ '______
A COT BAD CREDIT?
sot $0 S Down/1st Payment,
Jgt. Tax, Tag & Title Pass
JH^^^I epo pass bankruptcy
--id SLOW CREDIT OK
Ask About $1000. off at #ipe of purchase.
-Call Steve Pope. 314-803-9550
Lincoln 1991 Mercury Praceie (jneta|1ic blue, 44k
original miles. only driven in Ddthan,Wint con-
dition, 4 new tires, like new. 4 doors, cold'AC,
power steering and AM/FM radio. $5800 Call
33i4-701-001 6n 4* 11*


Nissan 2012 Versa Sedan, real nice car, great
,gas mileage over 30 MPG, very wellI-equipped,-
-$250 down, $280 per month\ Call Steve .Hatcher
334-791-8243.
Nissan 20613 Alidma,, low rniles,,full Warranty,I
Must Sell!! $200 down, $279 per month, call
Ron Ellis 334-714-0028.________
Toyota 2012 Corolla S, still under factory war-
ranty. great gas mileage. fully loaded, $300
down, $300 per month. Call Steve Hatcher 334-
791-8243.___ ___ '"
Toyota 2012 Rav4 only N000 miles. red with
gray int. blue tooth ready. Lg. cargo. exc. cond..
$20,000 850-557-8804. .__ .
Toyota Sienna 2011 XLE3S5L inside lift for
Hoover round $6225; optional'equip. + moon
roor. 30K miles, $22,500. OBO 334-493-9930

2005 Honda Gold Wing 1806 Trike 2400 miles,
Silver. showroom clean, EZ steer, spoiler, lug-
gage rack. fog lights. $ L19,500. 334-613-9996'.
2009 Yamaha Raider ONLY
K-.' ,1^'^!1,960 Miles. 1900cc (113ci) :,
^in-^fc^^^motor. Black. G arage kept.
^IffllllSm Not a ^sin scratch or denit.
i^M~~lllpRHNever seen rain. 5" Forward
;: '''"*3Controls. Hard Krome Strip-
p'eirs Exhaust. $9,000 OBO.
Spare front tire. and factory foot controls if
needed. Building home, so it HAS TO GO.
256-335-1354 Call with your name and leave
message.________
IT I .
Chevrolet 2006 Tahoe: burgundy, one owner,
excellent condition, 3rd row seat, custom run-
ning boards, extras, very clean. 101k miles
$11,900. Call 334-712-0692 or 334-618-9980
TR=IUCKS, BSES, RACTOS, TRILERS
Dodge Ram 1500 2007 SLT quad cab 4x2 HEMI
5.7 V8 engine. anti theft. tilt steering, 27K
miles, very clean, power drivers seat, rear slid-
ing window, bed liner, towing pack. Loaded.
$17,000. 334-475-6309.


l~fife'ij*.i^^ Town & Country Touring.
'-^^^*'a*'Automatic, power doors,
,windows. & ocks, clean, very dependable. Cold
AC. Smoke free. 137k. Great family 'ar! $3,750
Call 334-803-0724 ____ '_ _
GMC. 2008 Savannah Cargo Van
Mileage 109,575. Can be seen at 208 Bic Road.
,Call 334-792-7.746 ask for:Sylvia


1ST PLACE TO CALL FOR ALL OF
YOUR TOWING NEEDS!,

AUTO BOD Y& REM'CLING
PAYINO TOP DOLLAR FOR JUN K CARS
contact Jasonh Hargpr at 334-791-2624


INR/i.5B3at Millp~o"nd $4915 rent + Id .eposit.
,Has utility shed, screened in~front porch ,
S850-209-370
Mobile Homes for Rent 2BR/1BA
Located between Grand Midge & Sifeads.
Includes water, garbage & pest maint.
$360. Mo 0 850-573-0308 4m
Small Quiet Family Oriented Park 1, 2 & 3BR
*MH's for Rent Includes water, garbage,
lawn care, No Pets 850-S92-1639__


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HAPPY
HOME REPAIR
WE'LL BEAT ANY PRICE!!
Big Or Small Jobs WELCOME






CLEANNG& HUSEKEEPIRES



Houe, Offic or Comrca Clanin
IncluestWindows and Ca pet


I Ceaf Yo-ur Cose
I Wjill buV Vpur slightlV used ;
undamaged clothing.
-Call (850) 348-0588



1942 Hwy. 231 Afolrd, FLust ofi oftllltblrr9
Depressio Glass, Blue Updg Po"tr, Costume Jewelry, Blue and Whitk
Milk Glass Vaaeben Glaes, FOlkRM and muoicl more Stuffl
olpen Tinnday Snabhay: 10081hm -. 5.Opmn
R '. llsn ali k 850-579-23931
, mewliere In Jlme Anflilue anl fiIc B-n19 *


"Beautification of Youfr Home"
Carpenitry/Painting Instiailltions
7 utre Repair-& Refini shing
General Repairs o Insured


^" ~y~eal Wumlny
,r MODEL
..#B30L, B42L In Stock
^.More Models Available


280Noland St. Marianna


'North Florida RentalJ
'DOL AR |

POWER PRODUCTS ^^ *t
MODEL #PS32 PS421, PS51 0 In Stock
More Models Available
850-526-7368
2890 Noland St. Marianna


I ALSO SELL USED PARTS
24 HOUR TOWING -0 334-792-8664j
%p~a/^/W Chad's Used &
Jsus^ ^ Salvae Cars LLC
ylsJS~tUSS AYSTOP DOLLAR $$$.
for you Junk V~ehicals
4^ WE WILL COME AND HAUL 4m
Chad Gibson 334-684-M48 or 334-588-0047

Clea Your Closet Cctonmte" 7Cash


INew Homes & Room Additions Flooring
*Painting # Siding 9 Kitchen & Bathroom Upgrades
*Custom Ceramic Shower Specialist 9 Porches
* Ple Barns Concrete Driveways 9 Sidewalks & Slabs
Lic# RR 28228114*7 INSURED
850-573-1880


PT^ AC


SELF STO AGE


Mercury 2005 Monterey Van: tan with tart inte-
rior, fully loaded, 74k miles, 2 owner, excellent
shape, good gas mileage. Asking $8000 Call
334-393-1440 _____


->* 2 & 3 BR Mobile Homes
in Marianna & Sneads (850)209-8595


'.Please apply in person At:
Family Dollar Distribution Center
3949- Famrifl Dollar'Parkwa'y?
'Marianna. Florida 32448
Must be 18 Years Old.
j Equal Opportunity Employer


CALL FOR TOP PRICE'
FOR JUNK VEHICLES


JIN THE CLASBIFIEDS


^"""^ .j-gaChevrolet 2002 Trailblazer:
'*af'1 "'S'^ lESNew design w/straight 4.2,
^^..-^^^^gy6 g (yl. eg w/DOC, 24V,
^E^^pW^'2TOHP. Good MPG, GRN,
'^""- i;. AC, OD auto, PS,,PB, near
new ti res. Runs, looks & drives good. Lots of
power. New headlights, battery, wiper blades.
NAnA $l'lOnn Reducedr to $3,995 671-3059.





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Got a Clunker
We'll be your Junker!
We buy wrecked cars:
and Farm Equip. at a
fair and honest price!
$250 & t Complete Cars
CALL 334-714-6285 j


i* We buy Wrecked Vehicles
Running or not!
34 94576or 344-7914714


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Regardless of year, make, model,.we tave_
millions of dollars on hand to pay you good
money for your current vehicle. ;
We Are On The Coast But WorthThe Drfve,
& reputable, & we can give you afAlr price .F
appraisal in 15 mi qlutes.
Cal for appointment, dealer: 877.497-7975'


Friday, November 22, 2013- 9 B


LF160309
LEGAL NOTICE
NOTICE OF INTENDED ACTION
THE JACKSON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
Purpose and Effect: Pursuant to Chapter 120
the Florida Statutes, the School Board of Jack-
son County will hold a rule adoption meeting in
conjunction with the regularly scheduled meet-
ing on December 17.2013 for the purpose of
* amending or adopting the following rules to
comply with.the provisions of controlling laws,
administrative rules and guidelines.
,PROPOSED POLICY AMENDMENT
Student Progression Plan for Jackson County
Public Schools
Jackson County will adopt grade weights for
1st 12th grades. The weightings will be used
to determine grade averages for core elemen-
tary courses and all courses for the middle and
high school grade levels.
Cost to agency: None. Cost or benefit to those
affected: None. Impact on open market: .
None. Origination and authorization: Steve R.
Benton, 11/20/2013

IF REQUESTED, A HEARING WILL BE HELD:
DATE: December 17, 2013
TIME:' 4.OO P.M. Central Standard Time
PLACE:' Board room of the School Board
of Jackson County,
2903 Jefferson Street,
Marianna,.FL 32446
THE ENTIRE TEXT OF EACH PROPOSED RULE
AND/OR REFERENCED DOCUMENT, AS WELL AS
A FULL LISTING OF RELEVANT STATUTES, CAN
BE INSPECTED AND/OR COPIES MADE BY THE
PUBLIC, DURING OFFICE HOURS, MONDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY, AT THE ADDRESS GIVEN
ABOVE.

LF160305 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Notice is hereby given to all residents, property
owners, taxpayers and citizens of the Town of
Sneads,-Flbrida, that the Sneads Town Council
will meet in public session at 6:00 p.m. on Tues-
day, December 10, 2013, at the Town Hall with
the following proposals to be considered.
1. The adoption of an ordinance'entitled:
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE #2012-
07 HERETOFORE ENACTED BY THE TOWN
COUNCIL ON SEPTEMBER 18,2012, ADOPTING A
BUDGET FOR THE 2012-2013 FISCAL YEAR.OF
THE TOWN BY INCREASING THE AMOUNT
BUDGETED TO THE SOLID WASTE ACCOUNT BY
$10,000.00, SUCH INCREASE SHALL BE FUNDED
BY EXCESS FUNDS CARRIED OVER IN THE SOLID
WASTE ACCOUNT, PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE
DATE.
2, Such other matters may come before the
Council.
A copy of the proposed ordinance is on file
with the City Clerk and may be inspected at
*any time during regular business hours. All
persons having an interest in the above pro-
posed ordinance, or'being otherwise effected.
are invited to attend and be heard.
TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF SNEADS,
FLORIDA,
BY: /s/ Sherri B. Griffin, City Clerk

LF160294 NOTICE OF COMPLIANCE
TO: JERRY L. SINGLETARY .
Case No. CD201015430; XE1000016
A Compliance Letter for you to comply has
been filed against your license and eligibility -
for licensure. You have the right to request a
hearing pursuant to Sections 120,.569 and
120.57, Florida Statutes, by mailing a request
for same to the Florida Department of Agricul-
ture and Consumer Services, Division of Lipens-
ing, Post Office-Box k168, Talldhassee, Florida
32315-3168. If a request for hearing isnot re-
ceived by 21 days from the date of the last pub-
lication, the right to hearing in this matter will
be waived and the Department will dispose of
this cause in accordance with law.'


LF 160210


PUBLIC LEGAL AD


alh t' e eight ^ ^ 81 The Chipola College District Board of Trustees
ark Yit' I 0401 1 Ity to 01 5" d- will hold two meetings for the Presidential
yllOtl, 1 Search Committee: Monday, December 9, at
6A folio- C+ + C \ 01 noon, in Room 192A and if needed, Tuesday,
WO WOx December 10. at noon, in Room 192A.
pitt ( -ind V S I jA Special Chipola College District Board of
Trustees meeting will be held, Thursday,
sat-g -December 12, at 5:30 P.M. in the college
Board Room, Public Service Building.


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