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River of tar spills in
Grand Ridge crash
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A tar spill resulted from a crash at the intersection of U.S. 90 and State Road 69 in Grand Ridge Monday. The tanker was capable
of hauling 6,000 gallons of tar, but it was not immediately known exactly how much spilled.
Three injured, traffic rerouted after dump truck and tanker collide
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
A Quincy man was taken by heli-
copter to a Tallahassee hospital for
treatment of burns and other injuries
Monday morning after, according to
Florida Highway Patrol reports, he
ran a red light at the U.S. 90/State
Road 69 intersection in Grand Ridge
and crashed into a rig that was haul-
ing a long trailer of hot tar.
The tar rig jackknifed on impact,
striking a third vehicle. The trailer
separated from its cab. and was
breached at some point. The trailer
rolled onto its side, causing the ma-
jority of the tar inside to spill onto
the roadway'. Some of the tar also
spilled into the Blankenship compa-
ny dump truck that the Quincy man
was driving, according to an official
at the scene. The temperature of the'
tar was estimated at between 340-
'360 degrees. The dump truck driver
was identified as 53-year-old Abilio
TWo others were taken by ambu--
lance to Jackson Hospital for treat-
ment. They were identified as -the
driver of the Anderson-Columbia
company tar rig, 32-year-old Chris-
topher Shawn Owens of Chipley, and
Marianna resident Nelson Garlo, 43,
who was driving a Verizon company
pickup truck that was northbound
on SR 69 near the intersection and
was struck on the driver's side in the
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Crews from Anderson-Columbia brought in several scoops of dirt to mix with the tar
that spilled out of a tanker when a crash caused it to overturn at the intersection of
U.S. 90 and State Road 69 in Grand Ridge.
aftermath of the dump truck/ tar rig,
According to a Florida Highway
Patrol report, the Blankenship dump
truck driven byAxila was eastbound
on.U.S. 90 w~hen ,A~ila ran the light
and crashed into the tar rig as the
.westbound tanker was turning left.
on a green arrow, in an attempt to
head south on SR 69.
Rescue teams were summoned This dump truck crashed into a tar tanker
from around Jackson Cou-nty in Grand Ridge Monday morning. The
and' crews had to use, extrication dIriver of the us mb triuckwas taken hv
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helicopter for treatment at a hospital in
the Associated Press
TALLAHASSEE The Florida Depart-
ment of State on Monday turned down a
request from University of South Florida
researchers who want to exhume human
remains at a now-defunct Panhandle re-
form'school to see iftheycan identifywho
was buried there and how they died.
Secretary of State Ken Detzner said in
his letter to the university that his depart-
ment doesn't have the legal authority to
grant the request.
"Under Florida lawv, human bodies are
not objects to be dug up for research
purposes. To the contrary, the law pre-
sumes that buried human remains
will rest undisturbed, and allows their
See DOZIER, Page 5A
Coming uninvited to the home of a
Jackson County sheriff's investigator
turned out to be a bad move for a pair of
An officer with the Marianna Police
Department, where JCSO
-- investigator Virgil Watson
once served, noticed a blue
Oldsmobile parked in Wat-
son's driveway on South
Street just after 12:45 p.m.
on Friday and called Wat-
Speights son to find out if the car
was supposed to be'there.
Watson told the officer
there shouldn't be any cars
at his home at that time.
The MPD officer then
approached the car and
found four people inside.
The officer identified one
Robinson of the individuals as Wilber
Gene Speights. The officer
reported in his complaint that- he told
Speights he was going to pat him down
to check for weapons. He noted in his
complaint that, after he told Speights to
keep his hands on the vehicle, Speights
continued to reach down into his right
front pants pocket. The officer reported
See TRAFFICKING, Page 5A
Marianna Town Hall to focus
on Sanford trial verdict
From staff reports
The Jackson County branch, of
the NAACP will host a town hall
meeting this week, regarding
the verdict in the case involving
the death of 17-year-old Trayvon
Martin, a case that has been on
the mind of not only Floridians,
but people-around the world.
Getting underway at 5 p.m. on
Thursday, July 18, the event will
take place at the St. James AME
Church, located at 2884 Orange
St. in Marianna.
J Refreshments will
Program host is
k J serves as branch
Gilbert counsel, and the
for the evening is Mutaquee Ak-
bar, a criminal law attorney from
Tallahassee who has tried over
Discussion topics will include
the recent trial of George Zijn-
merman, the jury's verdict of not
guilty, and the steps being taken
Following the presentation,
there will be a question and
See VERDICT, Page 5A
Four-year-old Jude Hunt
sprints through the spraying
water at the splash pad in
Madison Street Park. He
and his sister, Tiffiani, were
brought to the pad Monday
by their dad, Patrick Hunt,
and grandmother, Brenda
Hunt. Patrick Hunt said
the pair are regulars at the
splash pad and, thanks to
that, he has been able to
reduce his water bill from
thp kids playing with the
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TUESDAY, JULY 16
Jackson County Growers Association/Mar-
anna City Farmer's Market '-7 a.m.-noon at
.MadisQn St. Park in Marianna Purchase fresh fruits
and vegetables grown by local farmers.
Paraprofessional/TABE Testing -8:30 a.mri. at
Adult'Education/GED Testing Center. 4294 Liddon
St., Bldg4 in Marianna. Cost is $15 and must be
paid prior to testing at Adult Education Main Build-
ing,-2971 Guyton St. in Marianna. Seating is limited.
,Call 482-9617 ext,221.
Panhandle Public Library Cooperative System
Work Group Meeting -9 a.m. at 2862 Madison St
in Marianna. Call 482-9296
3Spring/Summer Clothing Sale -9 a.m.-1 p.m.
atSt. AnneThrift Store, St. Anne Catholic Church in
Marianna. Call 482-3734.
"Dig Into Reading" with the Jackson County
Public Library's Summer Reading Program '
-Sneads First Baptist Church Preschool age from
10-11 a.m and school age 11:15 a.m.'12:15 p.m. For
reservations call 482-9631.
Optimist Club of Jackson County Meeting
Noon at Jim's Buffet & Grill inMarianna. -
O Orientation Noon-3 p.m. at Goodwill Career
Training Center, 4742 Highway 90. Marianna. Learn
about and register for free services. Call 526-0139.
Sewing Circle -1 p.m: at Jackson Coufity Senior
"Citizens, 2931 Optimist Drive in Marianna. Call
)) "Dig Into Reading' with the Jackson County
Public Library's Summer Reading Program.
-Grand Ridge City Hall. Preschool age from 2.3
p.m'. 'and school age 3:15-4:15 p.m. For reservations
Employability Workshop "Developing Work-
place Skills"' 2:30 p.m.. at the Marianna One Stop
Career Center, 4636 Highway 90 in Marianna. Visit
EmployFlorida.com to register or call 718-0326.
) )Jackson County School Board Regular
Monthly Meeting -4 p.m. at 2903 Jefferson St. in
Marianna. Open to the public'The agenda is posted
at www.jcsb.org. Call 482-1200.
Panhandle Public Library Cooperative System
.Regular Board Meeting -4 p.m. at 2862 Madison
St. in Marianna.
D Girl Scouts Slumber Party -4 p.m.,thrbugh
10 a.m Wednesday, July 17 at the Marianna First
-United Methodist Church, 2901 Caledonia St. Cost
is '$10 per girl or $15 for current Girl Scouts who
bring a friend not a registered Girl Scout, for-kinder-
garten through 5th grade. Enjoy pizza, manicures,
hair styling, a PJ fashion show, movies, games and,
other fun Girl Scout activities. Call 850-386-2131.
Family Movie Night -5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Mari-
anna Branch of the Jackson County Public Library,
2929 Green St. The movie, The Borrowers is free
and open to the public. Call 482-9631.
) Disabled American Veterans Meeting 7.
p.m. at the DAV Chapter 22 house, 3083 DAV Lane,
Marianna. Call 209-4310.
Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9
p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist.
Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 17
USDA and Brown Bags Food Distribution -8
a.m. at Eldercare Services' new location of the Old
Marianna High School Gym, 2979 Daniels St. Call
) Panhandle Public Library Cooperative Systen
Director's Meeting 8:45 a.m. at 2862'Madison
St. in Marianna. Call 482-9296.
3 ActionCoach 5 Ways to Grow Your Business
Seminar 9-11 a.m. at the NFCH Specialty Center
in Chipley. The ActionCoach 5 Ways focuses on the
key areas that really drive profits and can boost
your bottom line: Leads, conversion rate. number o
transactions average, dollar sale and profit margin.
Seminar is free to Washington. Holmes and Jackson
County Chamber of Commerce members; cost for
all others is$5. Advance registration is required by
calling the Washington County Chamber of Com-
merce at 638-4157.
) Jackson County Tourist Development-Council
Meeting -Rescheduled for July 24. Call 482-8060
) "Dig Into Reading" with the Jackson County
Public Library's Summer Reading Program
Graceville Civic Cerlter. Preschool age from 10-11
a.m. and school age 11:15 a.m..12:15 p.m. For reser-
vations call 482-9631.
i Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting Noon'
1 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church. 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.
D Internet/E-mail Basic Computer Class Part
1 -Noon-3 p.m. at the Goodwill Career Training,
Center, 4742 Highway 90, Marianna. Free class
teaches basic use of the internet, how to send and
receive e-mails and how to protect your computer.
."Dig Into Reading" with the Jackson County
Public Library'sSummer Reading Program
Campbellton at The Gallery. Preschool age from
2-3 p.m. and school age 3:15-4:15 p.m. For reserva-
Chipola Regional Workforce Development
Board Meeting 2 p.m. at 4636 Highway 90 West,
Suite K. Marianna. Agenda: Nomination committee
conference call. Call 800-382-5164. Those wishing
1t6 participate who are hearing or speech impaired,
call Lisa Wells at 633-2731 via the Fla. Relay System
Public Hearing regarding a 10-Year Plan for
the Apalachee Wildlife Management Area 7
p.m. at the Jackson County Commission Chambers
2864 Madison St. in Marianna. Florida Fish and
Wildlife Conservation Commission staff will present
the draft land-management plan for FWC managed
portions of the Apalachee WMA,.At this public hear-
ing, the public will be encouraged to ask questions
and comment on the draft plan.
D Jackson County Growers Association/Marl-
anna City Farmer's Market 7 a.m.- noon at
Madison St; Park in Marianna: Purchase fresh fruits
and vegetables grown by local farmers.
S"International Chat n' Sip" 8:30-10 a.m.
at the Jackson County Public Library. Marianna
Branch, 2929 Green St. Enjoy a relayed environment
'for the exchange of language. culture and ideas
among our local and international communities.
Light refreshments will be served. Call 482-9124.
Spring/Summer Clothing Sale 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
at St. Anne Thrift Store, St. Anne Catholic Church in
Marianna. Call 482-3734.,
3 Caregiver Support Group Meeting -11 a.m.
to noon in the First Presbyterian Church Social
Hall, 4437 Clinton St. in*Marianna. Open~to all
If family caregivers providing care to loved ones or
friends. Confidential group, facilitated by a profes-
n sional group counselor, Coffee, water, light snacks
Marianna Kiwanis Club Meeting noonat
Jim's Buffet & Grill. Call 482-2290.
Chipola Civic Club Meeting noon at The Oaks
I Restaurant, Highway 90 in Marianna. The CCC's
'focus is the local community, "Community. Children
& Character'. Call 526-3142.
D Job Club Noori-3 p.m. at the Goodwill Career
Training Center, 4742 Highway 90, Marianna. Learn
job seeking/retention skills; get job search assis-
tance. Call 526-0139.
b Employability Workshop "Job Search Es-
sentials"- 2:30 p.m. at the Marianna One Stop
CareerlCenter,4636 Highway.90 in Marianna" Visit
EmployFlorida.com to register or call 718-0326..
D Jackson County NAACP Town Hall Meeting
on Trayvon Martin Case 5 p.m. at St.-James
AME Church, 2884 Orange St., Marianna. Refresh-
ments will be served. Program host: Branch counsel
LaDray Gilbert. Featured speaker:, Criminal law
attorney Mutaquee Akbar of Tallahassee. Topics:
Recent trial of George Zimmerman, jury's verdict,
steps going forward. Call 482-2223.
D Quit Smoking Now Class/Support Group
-5:30 p.m. at Jackson Hospital Cafeteria Board
Room. Free to attend. Curriculum developed by ex-
smokers for those who want to become ex-smokers
themselves. Call 482-6500.
Jackson County NAACP Meeting 5:30 p.m.
in the St. James A.M.E. Church basement, 2891
Orange St in Marianna. Call 569-1294.
D 6th Annual Summer Concert Series featur-
ing Gary Woofsey 7-9 .p.m. at Madison Park in
Marianna.This free event is presented by Jackson
County Parks and Recreation and Main Street
) Alcoholics Anonymous Closed discussion,
8-9 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2901 Cale-
donia St., Marianna, in the AA room. Attendance
limited to persons with a desire to stop drinking;
papers will not be signed.
The submission deadline for this calendar is two days before publication. Submit to: Community Calendar, Jackson County Floridan, P. 0. Box 520, Marianna, FL 32447,
email email@example.com, fax 850-482-4478 or bring items to 4403.Constitution Lane in Marianna.
one patrol requ
The Marianna Police Department listed
the following incidents for Jufly 14, the lat- Jam
est available report: One accident, one sus- CComI
picious incident, three burglar alarms; five The
traffic stops, two animal complaints, one T.he following
property check and three welfare checks. the countyjail
Jackson County Sheriff's Office 0,
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office and
county fire/rescue reported the following 4&MCE
incidents for July 14, the latest available 4-4.
report: Two accidents, one missing adult,
one missing juvenile, one abandoned ve- Old Cottondale
hide, two reckless drivers, three suspicious ing with evider
vehicle, two suspicious persons, one high- less th an 20 gra
way obstruction, two burglaries, one verbal i Daniel Regis
disturbance, one pedestrian complaint, 17 Sneads, battery
medical calls, three traffic crashes, two bur- ficer, attery-di
glar alarms, one power line down, 18 traffic an officer with
stops, two larceny complaints, one trespass ) Steven Sass
complaint, one juvenile complaint, one as- 126 Abbeville,
sault, one animal complaint, five assists of 't elude law en
, one public service call and
g persons were booked into
during the latest reporting
) Jeremy KIrksey, 24,3070
Carters Mill Road, Mari-
anna, driving while license
suspended or revoked, pos-
session of marijuana with
intent to distribute.
3 Briana Manning, 18,4052
e Road, Marianna, tamper-
Lce, possession of marijuana
iter, 32,2107 Ventage Lane,
y on a law enforcement of-
omestic violence, resisting
ser, 45, 1505 County Road
Ua., fleeing and attempting
forcement officer with lights
and siren, refusal to submit to testing,
reckless driving, open container.
) Summer McDougald, 35,3423 Sky-
line Drive, Greenwood, violation of state
I Candi Waters, 24,4138 Little Dothan
Road, Sneads, violation of state probation.
N Darrell Perry, 41,5397 Webb St., Gracev-
Me, aggravated assault with a deadly
) Abby Newton, 27, 1314 North Broad St.,
Cowarts, Ala., violation of state probation.
D Orlando Miller, 35, 1108 WillowAve (Apt.
2), Tampa, resisting arrest without vio-
Ladarrius Robinson, 20, 3131 Zion St.,
Cottondale, attaching tag not assigned.
p Wilber Spelghts, 52, 2850 Jr. Drive, Cot-
tondale, trafficking in hydrocodone.
Lamar Washington, 43,4309 Woodberry
Road, Marianna, grand theft.
Jail Population: 229
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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JACKSON COUNTY FLORIDAN www.jefloridan.com
Chipola students should apply now for financial aid
Special to the Floridan
Students planning to enroll
in Fall classes at Chipola Col-
lege are encouraged to apply
for financial aid as soon as
The Free Application
for Federal Student Aid
application should be
completed no later than
Wednesday, July 17. All
required documents must
be received in the Chipola
College Financial Aid Of-
fice by July 24 in order to
use Federal Financial Aid to
cover fall tuition and fees.
Dr. Jayne Roberts, vice
president of Student Af-
fairs, says, "Students should
be sure to provide a correct
mailing address and to check
email accounts assigned by
the college. Those who miss
the deadline will be required
to pay tuition and fees up
front, but may be reim-
bursed once financial aid is
Chipola is no longer par-
ticipating in the Federal Di-
rect Loan Programs which
include Federal Direct Subsi-
dized, Federal Direct Unsub-
sidized and Federal Direct
Plus Loans. Student loans are
available at several financial
institutions and online.
For information about the
FAFSA, call the Federal Stu-
dent Aid Information Center
at 1-800-433-3243 or visit
Pageant is September 21
Special to the Floridan
The Holmes County
High School Blue Pride
Band Boosters will be
sponsoring the annual
Northwest Florida Cham-'
pionship Rodeo Pageant
on Saturday, September
21 at the Holmes County
High School in Bonifay.
Contestant entry fee is
$50. Photogenic fee is $10
for first photo and $5 for
each additional photo
5x7 or 8x10). A People's
Choice award will be
presented to the contes-
tant with the most money
in the jar. Contestants
must provide the jar, no
larger than a gallon, with
contestant name, cat-
egory and photo on jar.
One winner will receive
the award. The pageant
is open for girls ages 4-20
and boys ages 4-8. No
residency is required.
Registration will take
place on Sept. 10 from
5-7 p.m. and. Sept. 14
from 10 a.m. to midnight.
Late registration will be
Tuesday, Sept. 17 from 5-7
p.m. A $10 late fee
will be added after Sept.
14. Registration forms
may be turned in at regis-
tration times, at
the Holmes County High
School, Bonifay Middle
School or Bonifay
during normal school
hours, or by mail to
Holmes County High
School, ATTN: Band
boosters, 825W Highway
90, Bonifay, FL 32425. If
you have any questions,
you may email good
firstname.lastname@example.org or call or-
Partners for Pets having
summer clearance sale
Special to the Floridan
Partners'for Pets, a nonprofit, no-kill
animal shelter located at 4011 Mainte-
nance Drive in Marianna is becoming
over-crowded.. For the rest of July they'
will be having a-summer clearance-sale.
Their normal adoption fee of $65,
will be $30. If the animal is not spayed
or nieutered yet, there will be a spay/
neuter deposit fee required. The spay
deposit is $40 and the neuter deposit
-is $25. This deposit is refundable upon
proof of spay/neuter. Many of their
big dogs are already spayed and
They have a lot of fantastic dogs at
,the shelter. Now is the time to find a
great new friend, so stop by and adopt a
Workers say they
were fired by text
WINTER PARK, Fla.
- It's bad enough losing
your job, but more than
a dozen employees said'
they're angry for be-
ing fired from a central
Florida restaurant via
Employees at Bar-
ducci's Italian Bistro in
Winter Park said they lost
their jobs without notice
after the restaurant
suddenly closed, and are
still waiting for their last
Jodi Jackson said she
got the text earlier this
month after working at
the restaurant for nearly
"Pthink it's immoral.
I think it's cowardice,"
said Jackson, who cooked
for the restaurant.
She said more than a
dozen other employees
got the same text that
said: "I unfortunately
.need to inform you that
I have been forced to
close Barducci's effective
"I think we 'all deserve
our compensation for
money he's already made
from us," Jackson said.
Gregory Kennedy told.
WFTV via text that he
lamented the restaurant's -
closing and was working
on the paycheck issues.
nesses are forced to close
across Orlando every
day especially in the
restaurant sector," Ken-
nedy. said in the text. "I
am working to resolve
issues including final
paychecks as quickly as
The TV stations reports
that customers also say
they are out of money
after buying Groupons
for the restaurant.
From wire reports
Local Probation Officer Stacy Goodson (center) was recently
the guest speaker at a Kiwanis Club meeting. Goodson spoke
to the gathering about the operation |1
of the Probation Office. He was introduced Id^ PhilipI
by Jerry Glass (left). Also pictured is John
Padgett, club president.
Women's self-defense class
set for July 20 and 27
Special to the Floridan
A women's self-defense
class will be offered for
women age 16 and older
on Saturday, July 20 and
July 27. Each class will be
held from 10 a.m. to noon
at Wliams Martial Arts,
Rea Ith nes
located at 4421 Constitu-
tion Lane in Marianna.
Instructor Alisha Jones
has a brown belt in
Shorin Ryu Karate. Jones
will teach basic safety,
and will cover various
holds. The cost of the
class is $5 per person.
For additional informa-
tion, contact Alisha Jones
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THE :':i: TlL'fE:.
Robert Zimmerman Sr. and'Gladys Zimmerman, George
Zimmerman's parents, look at their son after the jury left to de-
liberate during Zimmerman's trial in Seminole Circuit Court.
parents say son
The Associated Press
Zimmerman's parents said
Monday that their son isn'f
Gladys and Robert
Zimmerman Sr. told
ABC -World .News that
if they had, the .chance,,
they would tell Trayvon
Martin's parents they are
very sorry about what
happened the night their
son fatally shot the Miami
teen during a struggle at
the townhome complex
where Zimmerman. lived
and, Martin was visiting
"We are deeply sorry,"
said Gladys Zimmerman.
Zimmerman, a former
neighborhood watch "Vol-
unteer, was acquitted last
Saturday by an all-female
jury in the fatal shooting
of 17-year-old Martin last
The acquittal has trig-
gered protests around the
nation. The U.S. Justice
Department says it will
review evidence to see
whether any federal crimi-
nal charges are warranted.
Martin was black, and
Zimmerman has identified
himself as Hispanic. Critics
believe race has influenced
the handling of the case,
from the 44-day' delay in
arresting Zimmerman to
When asked about Zim-
merman's muted reaction
to the not-guilty: verdict
Gladys Zimmerman de-
scribed her son as "a com-
said they don'tknowif their
son will ever be able to re-
turn to a normal life given
the attention the case has
"Only time will tell," said
Robert Zimmerman Sr.
leaves child alone in car
,The Associated Press
CLEARWATER, Fla. A
former University of Flor-
ida and NFL player was
arrested after authorities
say he left a 3-year-old'
girl alone in a car while
he, went into a Clearwater
The Pinellas County
Sheriff's Office reports that
-41-year-old Monty Ray
Grow was charged with
child abuse Sunday night..
He 'was later released on
Deputies say Grow went
into Diamond Dolls and
left the child in the park-
ing lot of the nearby used
car dealership. Authorities
wouldn't' say how Grow
knew the girl. ,
The girl's. mother and
grandparents had already
removed the uninjured
child from the car when
When Grow. returned to,
the car, he reportedly ac-
.knowledged leaving the
Grow played lineback-
er for the Gators from
1989 to 1993. He went
on to play a season
each for the Kansas City
Chiefs and the Jacksonville
Florida man charged
with killing lover
The Associated Press
,TITUSVILLE- A former.
corrections officer has
been charged with kidnap-
ping and killing his lover in
central Florida woman.
Police said 42-year-
old Leon Foster used a
ladder to bre4 into
the victim's apartment
Sunday, then forced
her to the parking lot. The
two were in a relationship
or had been in the past.
Florida (Joday reports
witnesses heard people
arguing, glass break-
ing and what sounded
like someone being hit.
Police found the
couple in the parking lot
where- they said Foster
was on top of 44-year-old
Mykeba Clark stabbing her
in the chest.
Police used a. Taser to
subdue Foster. He was
charged with homicide,
kidnapping and armed
Officials said Foster
was fired in 1992 from
his job as corrections of-
ficer with the Indian
River County sheriff's
department "for a similar
Fla. town somberly absorbs Zimmerman verdict
The Associated Press
SANFORD Nearly 70
years after Jackie Robin-
son was run out of town,
Sanford is absorbing what
some see as another blow
to race relations: the ac-
quittal of George Zimmer-
man in the killing ofTray-
Some black residents of
this community of almost
50,000 people where the
shooting took place say
that while relations be-
tween black and white
have improved over the
years, progress has been
slow and the Martin case
demonstrated that prob-
. James Tillman, who is
black, said Saturday's ver-
dict just adds to his mis-
trust of local authorities,
who have been criticized
over the years for their
handling of other crimes
against blacks. Tillman,
47, said city officials try to
portray Sanford as a "quiet
and laid-back town."
"This town here is one
of the worst towns about
covering things up," Till-
man said, stopping his
bike in front of a memorial
.to the 17-year-old&Martin.
"When you put something
in the closet, it's going to
burst back on you."
Sanford, a mostly mid-
die-class suburb of Orlan-
do, about 25 miles away,
has reacted somberly
- and peacefully to the
verdict. The city was most-
ly silent the morning after
the verdict, in contrast to
the rallies that drew thou-
sands not long after the
. Only a few people went
past the permanent me-
morial built in the city's
historically black- Golds-
boro neighborhood to
honor the Miami teen.
Standing in front of the
memorial, Venitta Robin-
son, the minister at Allen
Chapel, said she hopes the
black community doesn't
dwell on the verdict.
"It's a little dishearten-
ing, but that was the pro-
cess we go through as far
as having a jury, and that's
the verdict that they had,
and we have to respect
that," said Robinson, who
is black. "We don't neces-
In'this Saturday, July 13, photo, Darrsie Jackson (center)
reacts after hearing the verdict of not guilty in the trial of
George Zimmerman, with her children Linzey Stafford (left)
10, and Shauntina Stafford, 11, at the Seminole County Court-
house, in Sanford, Fla.
sarily have to like it, but
we have to respect it."
In just the 17 months
since the killing, Sanford
has changed: The city,
which is about one-third
black, now has a black po-
lice chief and its first black
Before the shooting,
Sanford was best known
for its antiques shops and
as the southern terminus
for Amtrak's Autotrain,
which carries tourists'
and their cars between
Florida and the Washing-
The police department
was heavily criticized
for declining to charge
Zimmerman at first, and
he wasn't arrested until
44 days after the shoot-
ing, by order of a special
But the distrust between
Sanford's city government
and its black citizens pre-
dates the Martin case by
A large portion of the
black community likes
in Goldsboro, which was
Florida's second city in-
corporated by African-
Americans when it was
founded in 1891. Tensions
were. inflamed when an
expanding Sanford an-
nexed Goldsboro in 1911.
, In 1946, Sanford was the
site of the botched start
of Jackie Robinson's firs t
steps toward breaking
baseball's color barrier.
Robinson had been sent
to Sanford for his first
spring training with the,
Brooklyn Dodgers' minor-
league Montreal, Roy als.
Two days after he arrived,
he was sent to the Dodg-
ers' minor-league team in
9 people injured in
Tampa bus crash
The Associated Press lane swerved to the right
but failed to avoid the
iTAMPA Nine peo- -bus.
pie were injured .when a After the impact, the
Tampa Bay area corn- bus continued on and
muter.bus collided with crashed into a sign.
a car. The two drivers and
The Florida High- all seven passengers on
way Patrol reports that the bus were taken to
the Hillsborough Area nearby hospitals.
Regional Transit bus One person's injuries
was making a left turn were described as
into, the Netpark Office serious.
Center Monday after- FHP says the bus driver
noon. The driver of a was cited with making an
Volvo in the oncoming improper left turn.
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In 1997, on the 50th an-
niversary of Robinson's
breaking into the majors,
then-Sanford Mayor Larry
Dale issued a proclama-
tion apologizing for Rob-
That tension has re-
emerged in recent years
because of several shoot-
ings of blacks and an at-
tack on a black homeless
- In 2010 Jus~tin Collison,
the 21-year-old son of,
a white Sanford police
lieutenant, was video-"
taped leaving a bar and
punching a homeless man
named Sherman Ware in
the, back of the head, caus-
ing serious injuries.
Police officers arrived
within minutes, looked
at the video and spoke to
witnesses who said the at-
tack was unprovoked, but
they let Collison go after
he called his father.
After the video became
public and spurred pro-
tests, Collison was charged
almost two months later
with battery and disor-
derly conduct. He struck
a plea bargain and was
sentenced to probation,
anger management and
substance abuse counsel-
ing but no jail time.
In February. 2010, Den-
nis Williams was shot on
the front steps of his home
while he held his 9-month-
old son. Police have never
been able to identify a
That same month, a San-
ford police investigator
shot and killed Nicholas
Eugene Scott in his car as
officers tried to arrest him
in a supermarket parking
lot. Prosecutors ruled the
Cecil Smith, who be-
came police chief earlier
this year after Bill Lee Jr.
lost his job in the fall-
out over the Martin case,
promised at a prayer ser-
vice on Monday to try to
ease the- mistrust in the
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JACKSON COUNTY FLORIDAN www.jcfloridan.com
James & Sikes
4278 Lafayette Street
Marianna, Fl 32446
Funeral Mass will be re-
cited at 9 am, Thursday, Ju-
ly 18, 2013 at St. Anne's
Catholic Church with Fa-
ther George Sanmnut recit-
ing. Memorization will be
by cremation with James &
Sikes Funeral Home Mad-
dox Chapel directing.
Family will receive
friends from 4 to 6 pm
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
at Maddox Chapel.
Rosary service will be at 6
pm Wednesday, July 17,
2013 at Maddox Chapel.
909 S. TennffleAve. P 0
Donalsonville, GA 39845
Phone: (229) 524-2789
Mrs. Frenchie Bass
Hatcher, age 93, of
Bascom, FL passed away
Saturday, July 13, 2013 at
Westside Terrace in'
Funeral services will be
held July 15, 2013 at 11:00
AM in the Chapel ofEvans-
Skipper Funeral Home
with Rev. Woody.
Farrington and Rev.. Chip
Oakley officiating.' Inter-
ment will follow in the
Friendship Cemetery in
Malone, FL. Visitation will
be held one hour prior to
the service at 10:00 AM in
the .Chapel, of Evans-
Skipper Funeral Home.
Mrs. Hatcher was born in'
Malone, FL on April 28,
1920 to the late Charlie and
AnnieVelna Maddox Bass.
She was a homemaker and
a member of Nit. Olive
Bapdsi Church in Bascom,
FL. She was active in her
community working with
UMU; home demonstra-
tion clubs and agricultural
related activities with .4-H
of Jackson County.
She leaves to cherish her
memory son,'Tim Hatcher
of Bascom, FL; daughters,
Gale Manning. ,(John) of
Donalsonville, GA and-
Lanet James of Marianna,
FL She is also survived by
three grandchildren, seven
great grandchildren and
one great granddaughter.
She was preceded in
death by her parents Char-
lie and Annie Velna Mad-
dox Bass, her husband'
Walter Thomas 'Hatcher,
and -brother, Henry Ford
Flowers accepted or me-
morial contributions may
be made to Covenant Hos-
pice or''Alzheimer's Associ-
James and Sikes
4278 Lafayette Street
Marianna, Florida 32446
Donald Dewayne Wind-
sor, 65, of Marianna died
Friday at Jackson Hospital.
'Private Graveside service
was held Monday, July 15,
2013 at Sims Cemetery.
James & Sikes Funeral
Home Maddox Chapel di-
Survivors include his
mother, Edna G. Windsor,
.his brother, Ronny Wind-
sor and his wife, Vanessa
all of Marianna; sister,
Donna Windsor and fiance'
Jim Shiver of Dothan.
Expressions of Sympathy
may be made online at
Artistic Designs Unlimited Inc.
2911 Jefferson St. Marianna
M arianna Police Chief Hayes Baggett gets ready to
draw the winning name of Century 21 Sunny
South Properties Christmas ornament contest.
The winner, Sue Dilmore; received a full set of 18 ornaments
depicting historic Jackson County landmarks as well as an
extra one created by the artist Paul Brent. The business has
been selling the ornaments as fundraiser for Easter Seals
every Christmas for the last 17 years. From left are: Nan
Harkleroad and Ouida Morris with Century 21 and Chief
New tiny moon found orbiting Neptune
The Associated Press
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.
- Chalk up ,one more
moon for Neptune.
NASA announced the
discovery of Neptune's
14th moon Monday. The
Hubble Space Telescope
captured the moon as a
*white dot in photos of
Neptune on the outskirts
of our solar system.
The new moon Nep-
tune's tiniest at just 12
miles across is desig-
nated S/2004N 1:
The SETI Institute's
Mark Showalter of Moun-
tain View, Calif., made the
discovery. He was study-
ing the segments of rings
around Neptune when
the white dot popped out,
65,400 miles from Nep-
tune. He tracked its move-
ment in more than 150
pictures' taken from 2004
The considerably bigger
gas giant Jupiter has four
times as many moons,
Washington County residents
urged to use caution on roads
Officials: Some While EOC 'officials are enforcement.-
road bj 's working tirelessly to re- In addition, roadwa
roau barricades pair damaged roadways, Lhat are barricaded a
moved or stolen
From staff reports,
Following recent flood-
ing, with some areas see-
ing morp than 20 inches
of rainfall that left several
roads with extensive dam-
age; the Washington
County Sheriffs Office
and Emergency Operation
Center officials are asking
residents to continue us-
ing caution when travel-
ing county roadways.
Trom Page 1A,
only in narrowly defined
The university has been
researching the buri-
als at the school, which
closed in 2011. The prop-
erty is still owned by the
state. The permit request
was made through the'
department's Bureau of
Detzner said archaeologi-.
cal research permits are
"restricted to the recovery'
of objects of historical or
archaeological value, not
USF researchers have
verified the deaths of two
adult staff members and
96 children between 1914
and 1973 at the Dozier
School, located about 60
miles west of Tallahas-
see. Records indicated
that 45 individuals were
buried on the 1,400-acre
tract from 1914 to 1952
while 31 bodies were sent
elsewhere for burial. That
leaves at least 22 bodies
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and
Florida Attorney General
Pam Bondi have backed
USF's attempt to exhume
"Attorney General Pam
residents are advised to
be mindful of barricades
that have been placed
throughout the Wash-
ington Counrty restrict-
ing the use of specific
WCSO has received
reports of several bar-
ricades that have been
moved or taken a crim-
inal offense under Florida
law. Anyone found to be
unlawfully in possession
of these barricades will
be charged by local law
Bondi has been support-
ive, of every effort to bring
closure to the families
of those who died at 'the
Dozier School for Boys.
We intend to reach out to
University of South Flori-
da researchers to see what
options 'are available,"
said Bondi spokeswoman
US1 spokeswoman Lara
Wade-Martinez said the'
school's attorneys will dis-
cuss the decision Tuesday
and consult with. Bondi's
office before deciding the
Nelson criticized the de-
cision in a press release.
'At this point, it's start-
ing to look like a -classic
run-around," Nelson said.
"This is state-owned land,
it's the state's responsibil-
ity and the state of Florida
needs to do the right thing
and not pass the buck."
Earlier this year, a circuit
judge rejected-a request
from Bondi to exhume
bodies from "Boot Hill
Cemetery" and surround-
The school was plagued
by scandal almost since its
inception; tales of physi-
cal, mental and sexual
abuse of the children have
The state Legislature
has given the researchers
$190,000 for the search
not to be entered by ve-
hicles including ATVs
and those with four-wheel
drive. Use of these vehi-
cles in restricted areas will
result in charges by local
Vehicles that unlawfully
enter these areas place
themselves at risk arid fur-
ther damage from already
For more information,
contact the Washington
County Sheriff's Office at
From Page IA
that, during the pat
down, he could feel sev-
eral loose pills' in that
pocket and that he could
also see them because
the pockets were so loose.
The officer retrieved
equipment to free Avila
fionihis smashed-in cab,
where some of the hot
tar had poured in, an of-
ficial at the scene said..
The steering wheel and
other elements from
the dash' area had been
forced into his lap by
the crash, pinning him in.
After all the drivers were
out of the vehicles, Ander-
son Columbia had some
heavy equipment opera-
tors to assist in dealing
with the tar spill. Opera-
tors dump sand into the
gallons of oil that had
pooled on the pavement
in an effort to contain and
cool it. Some of the oil was
also shifted to the grassy
shoulder.of the road, and
officials said they believed
that, after the tar cooled,
it could be peeled up like
Obama, GOP offer
The Associated Press
dent Barack Obama is us-
ing his presidential pulpit
to press the Republican-
controlled House to em-
brace a path to citizenship
for all 11 million people
living illegally in the
U.S., while a top Repub-
lican says those brought
to America as children
should be given the high-
With prospects shakyfor
passing an immigration
overhaul in the House,
the White House insisted
Monday that to garner
Obama's signature, any
bill must satisfy the pres-
ident's principles the
path to citizenship chief
among them. But Obama
is leaving the. particu-
lars of how.Congress gets
there up to lawmakers,
wary of strong-arming
the process and handling
Republicans an excuse to
"I cannot even begin
to count the number of
possibilities that could
emerge through the
House process. So I'm
not going to,"' said White
House spokesman Jay
Carney. "What I'm saying
is that the rend result has
to meet the president's
principles if he's going to
sign it into law."
He said Obama would
yoice those principles
and the benefits of fixing
immigration Tuesday in
interviews with Spanish-
language TV stations.
If the White House had
its way, the House would
simply and swiftly take
up a sweeping Senate bill
that passed with biparti-
san support. 'But House
Speaker John Boehner
has already rejected that
notion, preferring to
tackle the nation's immi-
From Page 1A
Reached by phone'Mon-
day, Gilbert said the San-
ford verdict prompted a
shift in focus for a "Know
Your Rights" seminar that
organizers had previously
the pills and identified
them as 20, prescrip-
tion hydrocodone pills
for which Speights had
no valid prescription,
according to the
Speights was charged
with trafficking in
The officer also discov-
rubber from the grass.
Crews dug a trench in the
of oil in the grass in an
effort to keep it con-
tained to the area. The
Anderson Columbia team
planned to mix the sand
and the still-warm tar in
order to make it easier to
A company representa-
tive said they would likely
not know until today how
much tar would ulti-
mately adhere to the road
way, and whether the
surface would have to
be built up and milled to
repair it. No one at the
scene could say exactly,
how much tar spilled onto
the roadway, but the trail-
er was said to be capable
of hauling 6,000 gallons.
It had been headed to a
project in Panama City,
according to an Anderson
Traffic near the intersec-
tion was detoured for sev-
gration laws in "bite-sized
reflects the intense skep-
ticism of the GOP rank-
and-file, who say they
don't trust Obama will
fulfill border-security re-
quirements in the Sen-
ate-passed bill. Although
acknowledge they must
broaden their appeal to
Hispanic voters whose
influence in elections is
rapidly growing, many
say they fear .primary
challenges from the right
if they support a new path
One exception that
could gain traction among
Republicans would be to
offer a citizenship path
only to those brought
here as children. Allowing
only those individuals to
obtain citizenship could
shield Republicans from
attacks by conservatives
that they're giving a free
pass to those who volun-
tarily broke the law.
"I think that, group
of people some call
DREAMers is a group
that deserves, perhaps
the highest priority atten-
tion," Rep. Bob Goodlatte,
who chairs the House Ju-
diciary' Committee, said
at an immigration-related
conference in California.
"They know no other
Goodlatte and .House
Majority Leader Eric Can-
tor, both Virginia Repub-
licans, are working on a
bill to address the status
of those immigrants, al-
though the timing is un-
certain. And Goodlatte
cautioned that any such
measure should hinge on
completion of enforce-
ment measures to pre-
vent parents from smug-
gling their children into
the U.S. in.the future,
scheduled for the same
place and time..;
-He said, "people have
a lot of questions" about
the verdict. Thursday's
event aims to answer as
many of them as possible,
especially regarding the
legal aspects of the case.
For more 'informa-
tion, contact Gilbert at
ere'd that the Oldsmobile
had a tag that was not
registered to the vehicle.
The driver, identified
as Ladarrius Deon Rob-
inson, 20, was charged
with attaching a tag not
The other two occu-
pants were not charged
with any offense.
eral hours. Traffic heading
north on SR 69 was rerout-
ed through the Blondie's
store parking lot, onto U.S.
90 east of the crash site.
Any traffic west of the,
crash which was head-
ing east on U.S. 90 was
detoured into the inside
westbound lane, which
had been converted
to an eastbound lane
in the area of the crash,
and all westbound U.S. 90
traffic was routed .to the
outside. westbound lane.
Motorists who needed to
turn from U.S. 90 onto SR
69 south had to make their
way there via the Blondie's
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All involved agree, sand dune rescue 'a miracle
The Associated Press
CHICAGO One min-
ute, 6-year-old Nathan
Woessner was scamper-
ing up. a massive dune in
northern Indiana with his
dad and a friend. He was
gone the next, without a
warning or sound.
More than three hours
later, rescuers pulled Na-
than out from under 11
feet of sand on Friday. He
showed no signs of life:
He was cold to the touch,
had no pulse and wasn't
breathing. His limp body
was put into the back of
a pickup truck, which
started toward a waiting
The plan was to take him
to the hospital rather than
the coroner's office, even
if he was dead, in order to
"give the family and rescue
workers hope," La Porte
(Ind.) County Chief Depu-
ty Coroner Mark Huffman
As the truck- bounced
over the dune, a medic no-
ticed something astonish-
ing: The boy took a breath.
Then, the cut on his head
started bleeding. The jolt
apparently shocked Na-
than's body back to life,
Huffman said. Nathan was
rushed to the hospital and
was crying in the emergen-
cy room when Huffiman
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
In this July 12, photo, Michigan City police and firefighters dig with shovels to rescue Nathan
Woessner, of Sterling, Ill., who was trapped for more than three hours under about 11 feet of
sand at Mount Baldy dune near Michigan City, Ind.
arrived a few minutes
"Man, I tell you that
was such a great feeling,"
Huffman said. "This is not
something that I as the
chief deputy coroner get
to report that often. It's an
absolute miracle this child
Nathan, of Sterling, in.,
remains in critical condi-
tion at the University of
Chicago Medicine Comer
Children's Hospital, but
he is expected to recover
and be released in 10 to
14 days, Dr. Tracy Koogler
said Monday. Of great-
est concern is his lungs,
as the amount of sand he
breathed in could lead to
Don Reul, Nathan's
grandfather, was getting
ready for bed after a long
day of tooling around on
motorcycles in New York
state with his wife and
another couple when the
phone rang. On the other
end was the "hysterical"
voice of his daughter, Faith
"She said, 'Dad, Dad, we
can't find him, he's un-
der the sand," said Reul, a
minister from Galva, Ill.
But he understood little
else, and by the time he
hung up, he believed that
his grandson had fallen
on the beach at Indiana
Dunes National Seashore
and had been pulled into
"I said Nathan has died,
he's drowned," Reul told
The Indiana Dunes Na-
tional Lakeshore, run-
ning for about 25 miles
along the southern shore
of Lake Michigan, is a
popular vacation spot that
has long attracted fami-
lies, hikers and birdwatch-
ers. The dune Nathan fell
feet-first into is one of the
tallest, the 123-foot-tall
friend rushed to where his
dad and Nathan's dad were,
and told them Nathan had
vanished. Reul said that
by the time Nathan's fa-
ther found the hole, he,
could hear his; son, but
not see him.
The two men started
frantically digging sand
from the spot where
Nathan had fallen, but
stopped after it was about
four feet deep, Reul said,
realizing they may have
driven Nathan "deeper and
deeper." Faith Woessner,
meanwhile, was begging
people to help them dig.
Michigan City, Ind.,
firefighters soon arrived
and excavating compa-
nies brought backhoes
and other heavy equip-
ment to try to catch up
with the boy, who was
still sinking into the sand.
According to media re-
ports, the first responders
pushed a rod down into
the sand in the hopes of
finding the boy.
Hours passed with-
out a sign of Nathan.
Huffman, the coroner ar-
rived, which Reul said
must have been a sure sign
that the rescuers feared
the worst: It wouldn't be a
Then, volunteer fire-
fighter Ryan Miller, the
vice president of an exca-
vating company, spotted
the outline of what looked
like a rotten tree about 11
feet down maybe more
and pushed the rod un-
til it stopped at the boy.
Michigan City firefighter
Brad Kxeighbaum reached
down and "felt what he
believed to be Nathan's
head," Miller said.
It was just in time, as
there was no air pocket
"He was fully encapsu-
lated in sand," Miller said,
noting it took about five
firefighters to pull him
Once the family heard
the boy was bleeding, Reul
said, "Hope began to bub-
ble up... that Nathan's not
He was airlifted to the
University of Chicago
Medicine Comer Children's
Hospital from an Indiana
hospital Friday night.
"I expected him to arrive
much sicker than he did,"
said Koogler, medical di-
rector of the pediatric in-
tensive care unit.
Nathan was sedated so
doctors could remove as
much of the sand in his
lungs as possible. She said
Monday doctors don't see
any more sand particles,
but believe some is still in
Doctors also said early
neurological tests didn't
reveal any brain damage;
Nathan can move his arms,
legs, fingers and toes.
Koogler also said Nathan's
eyes appear to be fine,
adding he must have had
closed them while buried
in the sand.
Leader of Mexico's Zetas drug cartel captured
The Associated Press
MEXICO CITY Miguel Angel
Trevino Morales, the notoriously
brutal leader of the feared Zetas
drug cartel, has been captured in
the first major blow against an or-
ganized crime leader by a Mexican
administration struggling to drive
down persistently high levels of
violence, a U.S. federal official
Trevino Morales, known as "Z-40,",
was captured by Mexican Marines
in Nuevo Laredo, the Mexican me-
dia reported: The U.S. official who
confirmed the media reports was
not authorized to speak to the press
and asked not to be identified.
Trevind's capture removes the
leader of a corps of special forces
defectors who, splintered off into
their own cartel and spread across
Mexico, expanding from drug deal-
ing into extortion and human
Along the way, the Zetas authored
some of the worst atrocities of Mex-
ico's drug war, slaughtering dozens,
leaving their bodies on display and
gaining a reputation as perhaps the
most terrifying of the country's nu-
metous ruthless cartels.
The capture of Trevino Morales
is a public-relations victory for
President Enrique Pena Nieto, who
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This image shows the leader of
Zetas drug cartel, Miguel Angel Trevino
Morales, alias "Z-40".
came into office promising to drive
down levels of homicide, extortion
and kidnapping but has struggled
to, make a credible dent in crime
At the same time, Pena Nieto's
pledge to focus on citizen safety
over other crimes sparked wor-
ries among U.S. authorities that he
would ease back on a bi-national
strategy aimed at decapitating
drug cartels. The arrest of Trevino,
a man widely blamed for both mas-
sive northbound drug trafficking
and the deaths of untold scores of
Mexicans and Central American
migrants, will almost certainly earn
praise from Pena Nieto's U.S. and
Mexican critics alike.
Trevino Morales' rise from the
streets of Nuevo Laredo to the top. of'
Mexico's drug trafficking-world was
fueled by a brutality that stunned a
population inured to violence.
He began his career as a teenage
gofer for the Los Tejas gang, which
controlled nmiost crime in his home-'
town across the border from Lar-
edo, Texas. He soon graduated from
washing cars and running errands
to running drugs across the border,
and was recruited into the Matam-
oros-based Gulf canel, which ab-
sorbed Los Tejas when it took over
drug dealing in the valuable border
Trevino Morales joined the Zetas,
a group of Mexicani special forces
deserters who defected to work as
hit men and bodyguards for the
Gulf cartel in the late 1990s.
Stories about the brutality of
"El Cuarenta," or "40" as Trevino
Morales became known, quickly
become well-known among his
men, his riv-als and Nuevo Laredo
.citizens terrified of incurring his
"If you get called to ameetingwith
him, you're not going to come out of
that. meeting," said a U.S. law-en-
forcement official in Mexico City,
who spoke. on condition of ano-
nymity because of the sensitivity of
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Bewtheohemvs BY DUSTIN KENT home run by Jesse Harris in the mound for Marianna on Sunday ute breaks in the action, while
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Sun Belt expects boost from Petrino
The Associated Press
NEW ORLEANS Bobby Petrino
expects his only year in the Sun Belt
Conference with Western Kentucky
to be a memorable one, and not just
because it's his first season back in
coaching after a humbling one-year
He expects to win.
The program -he's taken over went
to its first bowl game last year and
now aims for a league title in what
will be the Hilltoppers last Sun Belt
campaign before moving to Confer-
ence USA in 2014.
"This is our one and only year in
the Sun Belt and that's our goal, is
to win the conference," *Petrino
said matter-of-factly Monday to a
table crowded with reporters at the
Sun Belt's annual media day. "As we
build this program, we want to go to
a bowl game every year and win the
bowl game and then be conference
Many coaches say that.
Petrino has the resume to back
it up. He might, be the most ac-
complished coach ever hired by a'
member of the 13-year-old football
WKU was picked fourth in a pre-
season poll of eight Sun Belt coach-
es, behind co-favorites Louisiana-
Lafayette and Louisiana Monroe,
and two-time defending champion
Arkansas State. But most of the
coaches agreed that any of the top
four teams in the poll have a good
chance to win the league, and that
the main reason Petrino's squad
was voted fourth was because he is
developing a new quarterback.
Petrino has yet to name a starter,
though junior Brandon Doughty
appears to be the front-runner.
Petrino is 75-26 in eight seasons
as a Division I college head coach,
missing out on a bowl only once.. He
led both Louisville and Arkansas to
their first BCS games and if not for
off-the-field problems, he might
still be coaching the Razorbacks.
Arkansas fired Petrino in April
2012 for, a "pattern of misleading"
behavior following an accident in
which the coach was injured while
riding a motorcycle with his mis-
tress as a passenger.
The 52-year-old coach's chance to
return to college football in an area
where he was popular from his days
as Louisville's coach arrived last
December, when Willie Taggart left
WKU for South Florida after leading
the Hilltoppers to a 7-5 regular sea-
son record and the bid to the Little
Caesars Pizza Bowl.
"It was a good fit," Petrino said. "It
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Western Kentucky head football coach Bobby Petrino (left) is greeted by Texas
State head coach Dennis Franchione during the Sun Belt media day in New Orleans
was something that was best for ev-
eryone involved in my family. I was
able to get back in state of Kentucky
with ,the people who have been so
good to me and my family. ... and
I think'it's a great situation for the
team that we have coming back."
WKU Athletic Director Todd Stew-
art said he anticipated getting some
heat for hiring Petrino, but has been
delighted by the reception the coach
has received from fans and the way
his presence' has raised the profile
of what he sees as an emerging mid-
major football program.
"The places we want to go as apro-
gram, he's:lived that," Stewart said
of Petrino. "A lot of times, if you hire
somebody who's had a lot of success
maybe they're at the very end of
their career and might be 15 years
removed from their glory years. He's
two years removed from it."
Stewart said Petrino has been'ac-
cessible to fans, whether it be chat-
ting with them in restaurants or
fielding questions after speaking
"He's not' been a recluse at all,"
Stewart said. "He's been very open
and very approachable and the
community has really embraced
Six years ago, Stewart noted, WKU
was a Football Championship Sub-
division team playing on a home
field with stands along only one
sideline. Now they've got a coach
whose teams have. been to the Or-
ange, Sugar and Cotton bowls in the
past half-dozen years.
"I'm not sure how much of an
identity we had in south-central
Kentuckyin terms of football," Stew-
art said. "By hiring him, it's given us
a much greater identity."
. The rest of the league expects a
boost, at least in terms of publicity,
from Petrino's presence on the side-
lines as well, even if only for one
"It's just showing that the confer-
ence is developing into one of the
better mid-major conferences to
get a big name like that to come and
coach," Louisiana-Lafayette center
Andre Huval said.
Petrino's younger brother, Paul, is.
the new coach at Idaho, which will.
join the Sun Belt as a football-only
member in 2014. Paul Petrino said
it was too bad he and his more ac-
complished older brother could
not coach in the Sun Belt together,
but predicted Bobby Petrino would
make the already high-scoring Sun,
Belt even more interesting to watch
"Everyone will just enjoy the way
he dissects the game of football, the
way he attacks people," said Paul
Petrino; who was on his brother's
staffs at Louisville and Arkansas.
"'Just the way his teams play would
be great for any league."
Notes: The Sun Belt will have two
bowl tie-ins this season, one with
the New Orleans Bowl and the oth-
er with. the GoDaddy.com Bowl in
Mobile. However, Commissioner
Karl Benson said he expects in the
near future to have a third tie-in an-
nounced for 2014, possibly with a
newly created bowl. Last year, the
Sun Belt also had only two tie-ins,
but had two teams (Louisiana-Mon-
roe and Western Kentucky) receive
Washingtonis Seferian-Jenkins pleads guilty to DUI
The Associated Press
ton tight end Austin Se-'
guilty Monday to a charge
of driving under the influ-
ence 'stemming .from his
arrest after crashing his car
the guilty plea in Seattle
Municipal Court during
"hat was supposed to be
a pre-trial hearing on his
case. Seferian-Jenkins was
sentenced to 364 days in
jail with 363 suspended.
Court records indicate Ser-
ferian-Jenkins is scheduled
to serve his one day in jail
on July 31. Washington be-
gins fall camp on Aug. 5.
kins will be on the prac-
tice field for the start of
camp remains a question.
He was suspended from
team activities following
his March arrest and coach
Steve Sarkisian has not
given indications of when
Seferian-Jenkins will rejoin
team activities or any pun-
ishment he might face.
AWashington athletic de-
partment spokesman said
Monday no statement was
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In this file photo, Washington's Austin Seferian-Jenkins (88)
defends himself against San Diego State's Josh Wade after
a reception in the first half of a game in Seattle. Seferian- -
Jenkins changed his original plea and has pleaded guilty to a
charge of driving under the influence.
-expected from the school
or Sarkisian about Se-
ferian-Jenkins' guilty plea.
Washington opens the
season on Aug. 31, hosting
"I want everyone to know
how sorry I am for the dis-
appointment and embar-
rassment I have caused. I
especially want to apolo-
gize to my teammates, my
coaches and particularly
my family,". Seferian-Jen-
kins said in a statement
released by his attorney.
"I also want to apologize
to the entire University of
Washington family for not
living up to my expecta-
tions. I hope that everyone
can learn from my. mistake
so that they do.not commit
the same lapse in judg-
ment that I committed this
part March." '
Last season, Seferian-Jen-
kins caught 69 passes for
850 yards both singleF-
season records for Wash-
ington tight ends and
seven touchdowns. He was
one of three finalists for
the Mackey Award, given
to the top tight end in the
country and was named a
Hewas arrested onMarch
9 following a late-night car
accident. His blood-alco-
hol level was 0.18 percent,
more than twice the state
limit. A police report stated
was found at the bottom of
a catch basin at a park near
the University of Washing-
ton. The driver objected
to medical- care, but was
eventually placed on a
backboard and transport-
ed to Harborview Medical
Center. He objected to a
blood test at the hospital
before police .obtained a
search-warrant to draw his
Wearing a tan blazer
and black tie, Seferian-
Jenkins apologized during
his statement to the court.
William Kirk, noted his cli-
ent chose to stop driving
after his arrest and started
walking most places, to
which Judge Fred Bonner
said, "That might be good
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
This is a 2012 photo of Matt Russell of the Denver Broncos NFL
football team. The Broncos have suspended two executives
who are facing drunken driving charges. Director of player
personnel Russell was suspended indefinitely without pay on
Monday and director of pro personnel Tom Heckert was sus-
pended for a month without pay.
The Associated Press
/ ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -
The Denver Broncos came
down hard on their two
executives facing drunken
driving charges, suspend-
ing them'without pay and
making it clear they must
straighten out their lives if
they want to work in the'
NFL again. -
'Director of player, per-
sonnel Matt Russell was
and director of pro person-
nel Tom Heckert was sus-
pended for month.
Team president Joe Ellis
said both men expressed
remorse. But "this in no
way excuses their con-
duct," Ellis said.
Russell and Heckert will
be provided with confi-
dential treatment, reha-
bilitation and counseling
services and must comply
with these' programs be-
fore they're allowed to re-
turn to work, Ellis said.
While the two "will be
punished and held ac-
countable, our first priority
is their health and well-be-
ing. We must ensure they
receive any care they need
and support them however
possible," Ellis said.
While some critics were
calling for the executives'
ouster,' Ellis emphasized,
"We're not inclined to tear
down lives even further.
We're inclined to help peo-
ple rebuild themselves."
The Broncos issued the
penalties Monday 'after
consulting with the NFL
which informed them it
has no plans to impose ad-
However, both men still
face legal ramifications
for, their actions that could
affect their future employ-
ment with the Broncos,
who said they "will give
careful considerationto the
legal proceedings in deter-
mining their future stand-
ing with the organization."
Executive vice president
John Elway's top two ad-
visers were arrested and
jailed on suspicion of
drunken driving in sepa-
rate incidents within a
month of each other this
summer, resulting in the
biggest black eye for the,
organization since a video-
tape scandal cost former
coach Josh McDaniels his
Elway was brought on
board after McDaniels' fir-,
ing, and the' Hall of Fame
quarterback who led Den-
ver to five Super Bowls
and two championships
quickly restored its reputa-
tion until the trouble for
his top two lieutenants this
"When I was named to
this position two years
ago, I spokeof the role this
organization has in the
community. We all have an
to represent this team in
the appropriate manner at
all times," Elway said. "It's
that two'members of my
staff acted so irresponsibly.
Simply put, it's unaccept-
able and inexcusable.".
"I was extremely con-
cerned when Tom Heckert
notified me of his arrest in
June. We talked about it as
a staff, reinforced the intol-
erable nature of his actions
and notified the league as
we began the disciplinary
process. To hear of Matt
Russell's incident last week
was especially- disturbing
considering the timing
and severity of those alle-
gations," Elway added.
"While Matt and Tom
have apologized and taken
accountability, it's most
important they take advan-
tage of whatever help they
need. We will learn from
this and take the necessary
action as we move forward
in a positive way."
The punishment reflect-
ed a mixture of team own-,
er Pat Bowlen's indignation
"We handed down what
we believe is significant
discipline and at the same
time, the two gentlemen
have not been fired," El-
lis said. "They can get the
proper help and counsel-
ing and. education that's
necessary and the hope is
they can improve their lives
and rebuild their lives."
The team's top brass in-
formed Heckert and Rus-
sell of their suspensions
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really could be upset because we let
him down with some errors, he was
the one who went to the kid who
made (the last error) and said, 'we
win as a team and we lose as a team.'
I couldn't ask for more from a kid. He
didn't sulk or get mad. He picked his
"He probably pitched the game of
his life with a torn ACL. Bushnell is
probably the best team in the tour-
nament. They were averaging about
115 runs per game."
Bushnell took a 2-0 lead with a pair
of runs in the top of-the first, with
Marianna answering with three runs
in the bottom half on an RBI double
by Bo Ham and a two-RBI double by
A two-out RBI singlelbyZane Monk
'provided the last run of the game for
Marianna in the second inning.
The Marianna All Stars had few
troubles in their first game thanks
mostly to a bundle of walks and er-
rors by Baker that allowed them to
score 12 runs without a single base
Marianna scored three runs in the
first inning, two in the second, and
seven more in the third on three
walks, two hit batters, two errors,
and an RBI sacrifice fly by Waylon
Crumpler to make it 12-1.
Baker got a single run in the fourth,
but Marianna reliever Garrett Roper
kept the lead at 10 runs to get the
mercy rule victory.
Ben Wiggins started and got the
decision,, going three innings and
giving up one unearned run on two
hits, four walks, and six strikeouts..
Marianna was scheduled to play
Freeport on Monday night, with a
win setting up another game Mon-
day night against the winner of Hol-
mes County and Paxton.
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Dear Ann!e: After my bitter divorce, my
son decided to live with his father in an-
other state. I have spent thousands of dol-
lars on airplane tickets, hotels, car rentals
and restaurants. I have never forgotten
my two grandchildren's birthdays.,
Here's the rub: To saye money, I have
[raveled alone and stayed with my son.
Recently, I sraved.for four days. After traV-
eling1, 000 miles, I spent two hours in a
shuttle because my son did not pick me
up at the airport as promised. When I ar-
ried at their house, there was nothing to
eat. I had to' ask my son to make some-
thing, as I do not feel comfortable in their
kitchen. My grandson gave up his bed for
me, and the room was a mess (to say the
least). His bathroom sink and tub were
clogged, and my daughter-in-law expect-
ed me to clean them. I also had to ask for
On one of the four nights, they left me
alone while my daughter-in-law went
to a concert with her girlfriends and
stayed overnight, my grandchildren had
sleepovers, and my son went to a bar (he
is a hardworking alcoholic).
The player who does not pay any attention to the
opening lead has no advantage over the player who sees
it but fails to work out what information it imparts.
Sometimes declarer can work out what to do just by
analyzing the opening lead..
In this example, how should South play in three no-
trump after West leads a fourth-highest spade five?
This is surely the most common two-bid auction. It is
true that on this deal, three no-trump can be defeated
if West is inspired enough to lead a heart, and five di-
amonds can always be made with a good guess in the
trump suit. But if you try to get to five of a minor with
two balanced hands opposite each other, you will be a
big loser in the long run. Go for the nine-trick game un-
less you are sure it cannot make.
South starts with seven top tricks: two spades, two dia-
monds and three clubs. And if the diamonds run, there
is an overtrick waiting in the wings. But if the diamonds
are 3-0, who has the tripleton?
Read West's lead. How many spades did he start with?
Since South can see the two, three and four, West must
have led from exactly a four-card suit. And if he is void in
diamonds, he must have at least five hearts or five clubs
and surely would have led from that suit length rules
in no-trump. So only East can be void in diamonds.
Declarer should take the first trick and cash the dia-
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interests even more than
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better day to have a meet-
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an important endeavor.
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Concepts that you've
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toward is starting to play a
significant role in your life.
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stacles will melt away.,
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something fun; but keep
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maneuvering on your part,
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financial affairs could take
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contracts or deals of any
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look to be rather good. You
might get a small stipend
from one source, while
another could yield large.
.When my granddaughter showed me
her 8th grade graduation book, she talked
about her loving family and mentioned
her grandparents on her mom's side.
(They live close.) She never once men-
tioned my husband or me.
Do I continue-to travel all these miles
for this type of abuse, or do I go only when
I can afford a hotel-and car rental? They
seem to have busy lives and make no time
for this grandma.
I HAVE FEELINGS, TOO.
Dear Feelings: It's difficult to be the
grandparent who lives far away. It's ex-
pensive to travel,, so those visits are infre-
quent. It takes effort to maintain a close
relationship, and it. sounds as if your son
and his wife prefer not to extend them-
selves, which is sad. You don't have to
travel more often than you can afford, and
be sure to invite' your son and his family
to visit you, as well. Then find other ways
to stay in touch with the grandchildren
Facebook, email, texting, Skype; letters
and phone calls. They need to know you
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with good down payment
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Wanted: Old Coins, Gold,
Diamonds, Guns, And Tools
West Main Jewelry & Loan 334-671-1440.
Generator: Tahoe Diesel Generator
TP17000LXH. New, never Used, Remote start,
single cylinder vertical four stroke air cooled
direct infection. $2,000. Call 251-254-0093
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Michelin Tires &.Rims: Radial X, LTX A/S,
P255/70/R18, off of Toyota Tundra, brand new.,
$1,200 OBO Call 334-790-0086 or 334-790-1331
Ref unit with 3ft prep cooler.
3ft. convection oven on stand 220 volt
4 burner grill for cooking steaks
Seven 4-seater tables
30 black stack chairs
4 boxes of plastic dishes, glass plates,
plastic cups & silverware.
14ft 4 well steam table with ref unit and
3ft metal roll around storage.box.
$1,000 ALL Call 3344791-2800
Free Kittens (4) to a good home, 6 weeks old,
litter trained, male & female. 850-272-4908
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:.- Large gray bob-tailed cat
4-^ has gone missing in Laver
-. Hills. He is approximately
14 lbs. and answers to the
^' name Brutus. Extremely
-r- affectionate and friendly.
He did have a break-away
collar on when he disap-
4 peered on 12 July 13.. If any-
one has seen him or knows
where he is please call
334-449-1422 or 334-446-1005. ** A REWARD
WILL BE GIVEN FOR HIS SAFE RETURN.
AKC English Bulldog: Beautiful 1,Y yr old male,
red brindle color, current shots and wormed,
very sweet & healthy, house trained. $1,950
013. Call 334-735-2957
German Shepherd Puppies AKC, 4 males
Parents on site. Shots and wormed. Black and
Tan $350 Call 334-393-7284 or 334-806-5851
Heed a Mew f'4ome,?
Chedc out the, Classifierds
Boat Trailer. 14-20' galv. $450.850-482-2636
Buffet: $175; Curio Cabinet $125; Hand Stitched
Queen Quilt $200 Txt 850-272-6903 for pics.
Camera: Pentax 56rmml:1.7 lens. $40. Great
Casting reel: Garcia Ambuer Ambassedur 5500c.
Gator National Champion '09 Football $50 Anti-
que Rocker $25: Gospel Tapes $5 850-263-1039
Lawn Tractor Lift $150. 850-352-2040
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-puppies $300 (one nale
rough coat and one male
broke coat) must see.
Call (850) 762-8657
Super Puppies Sale
Small Chihuahua Female Papilions
Adult Dogs Yorkles& Chihuahua, Shihl ect
S100.-4150. $160 -$200
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Metal Sign, lighted display area 10x5 w/2-6ft.
supports, letters & pole $500. 850-592-6203
Tires: (4) Michelin, Radial, 245/65/R17, cross
terrain. $40 all. Call 850-592-3261
Wedding Supplies: Gold Overlays (25) $40; Vo-
tive Candle Holders (60) $40;QBO 334-432-533i__
Whirlpool Washing Machine : white $125:
Kenmoore Washer white $125 850-482-3267
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equivalent with some
experience in the safe
operation of a farm tractor and cutting
head with hydraulic/electrical switches
and driving truck with a loaded trailer
attached; able to supervise inmates.
Must have a valid Class B CDL drivers
license prior to employment.
Starting Salary: $17,236.00/yr.
Equipment Operator II
High school diploma or equivalent, and
1 2 years of experience driving heavy
equipment. Must have a valid Class B
commercial drivers license by the State
of Florida prior to employment.
Starting Salary $18,074.00/yr.
Environmental Services Tech I
-Graduation from high school and some
experience driving a vehicle with a
manual transmission, pulling and
backing trailers. 2 years exp.in building
trades, landscaping, recreation or
maintenance work. Special
Requirements: Must have a valid Florida
driver's license, CDL preferred. *
Must be able to work a flexible schedule
to accommodate seasonal hours at the
Blue Springs Recreational Park (Requires
weekend supervision of seasonal
employees). Must be able toobtain and
maintain a certification from the FL Dept.
of Corrections to work state inmates
within one year of employment.
Starting Salary: S20.591.00/yr.
Deadline to apply is 07-29-2013,
Submit Jackson County employment
application to: Human-Resources Dept.,
2864 Madison St., Marianna, FL 32448.
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HOLLY HILL APARTMENTS
1, 2 and 3 Bedroom Apartments
Monthly rent from $582 + utilities
Rental Assistance for Qualified Applicants
For Rental Info & Applications
Holly Hill Apartments
Located at: 4414 Holly Hill Drive, Marianna
Mon-Fri, 9:00 AM-5:OOPM
Equal Housing Opportunity Provider & Employer
One bedroom apartmentfor rent
2941 Green St, Marianna.
$490 month 1 yr. lease $400 dep.
Call Joanne 850-693-0570
1 & 2BR'Apartments in Marianna
2 & 3BR Mobile Homes Rent to Own
Lot rent included. For details
4 850-557-3432 or 850-814-6515 0
2/1 cutry cottage totally remodeled
$4955 mIL S. of Marianna -50-482-8962
2BR 1BA House for rent,
Safe neighborhood, $500/mo + dep.
850-482-8196 OR 850-209-1301
3BR/1 BA, 2643 Faney St. Cottondale.
CH&A No Pets, $600 Mo. + $400 Dep.
(850) 352-4222 or 850-557-4513
3BR/1BA Brick home, Malone area, Ig quiet
yard, dirt road, $600 Mo. Chip 850-209-1265
2BR/1BA MH Sneads, recently updated, water,
sewer, pest control, lawn service included
$450 Mo. Call Jamie'850-269-8333
Afford 4/2 Lg. Home w/ CH&A 2 cagiarage
fenced back yd. $850 mo. 4+ dep.
850-579-4317 & 8S50866-1969 Avall. Now*
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Quality Hornes & Apartments,,
* *^ 850- 526-3355 or austintylerco.com
"Property Management Is Our ONLY Business"
2/2 located in Sneads $350. mo.
2 & 3 bedroom mobile Homes in Cottondale.
$500 and up. H20, garbage, sewer included.
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Cherry Laurel & Magnolias
an idea that SELLS.
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2 & 3BR Mobile Homes in Cottondale.
NO PETS CH&A $325- $500/Month
Roomate situation also available.
850-258-1594 Leave Message
For Rent Greenwood, Marianna, &
Cottondale, starting $375/ma.
Water/sewer/garb./ lawn mabntJnc
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Quiet, well maintained Park, Water/sewer/
garbage/lawn included. 3/2 $575.
also 2/1 Brick Duplex $600. w/ carport
v# Joyce Riley RE 850-209-7825 4
2BR/1.5BA Townhome on Merritt's Mill Pond.
Marnanna. New roof, carpet and dock. Beauti-
ful view of Water!! $115.900 Call 850-693-9540
Mobile Home on 5 Acres: 2BR/1BA well, septice
tank, fixer upper on paved road near Marianna.
$25,000. Call 850-482-8333 or 850-209-4936
Golf Cart electric, white in coldr, road ready,
bought new 10-2012, like new cond. mfr.
Alumacar USA comes with trailer, paid $5900.
asking $4650. 334-703-3611.
1986 Bayliner Contessa
2850 with Volvo 260hp 1/O
engine. Excellent condition
willow engine hours.
heehve only been two
owners. No trailer but have a friend with one
who will negotiate transport separately if
needed. "U" shaped-dinette, stand up head,
hanging lockers & plenty of storage, private
cabin w/queen'size bed, Bomar hatches & lots
of beautiful teak wood. $9,000. 334-687-8507
2003 Triton V 176 Magnum: alum hull, with
115H Mercury motor, trolling motor, excellent
condition. $9,500. Call 254-394-6703
Astro 198918ft Boat, Aluminum hull, with
trailer, 1998 Mercury engine, 115HP, 2 electric
anchors, front and rear, new fish/depth finder,
2 new batteries, plenty of storage, live well,
new trolling motor. Excellent fishing boat!
$3,500 Call 334-445-1616
Blue Fin Bass'1998 Elimator All Aluminum Bass
Boat, 50 HP force engine, galvanized trailer-
new tires, all in very good condition, 2 live well
boxes, 4 new seats, new Humminbird fish find-
er $3,995 O0O 828-837-1314 or 828-421-0998
Cobra 1996, 16ft, 55HP Johnson, power trim,
anchor, trolling motor, depth finder on a Cobra
trailer, $4K500 334-232-4610
Javelin 1994 17ft., Fish/Ski, 150 Fast Strike
Johnson, 12/24 Trolling Motor w/on Board
Charger, Humminbird Depth/Fish Finder,
CD/Radio, Garage Kept, $6,200 OBO 334-695-,
RV for Sale 1998 Fleetwood Discovery.
34' length.'5.9 liter Cummins Diesel Pushlr
Engine 275 hp w/ Allison 6 sp transmission,, on
Freightliner chasis. 54,741 miles. Very good
condition, very well-maintained. Major mainte-
nance work includes new rubber roof, new ,
awning, new Michelin tires, and new Interstate
batteries. Many upgrades including flat screen
TVs, new mattress, rock guard, and more.
$37,000. In Blakely, GA. Call 229-723-4360..
1999 35ft Pace Arrow: Ford V10, new front-in.
,with michilin tires, very clean, lots of storage,
* private'bedroom, dual AC with generator, mi-
crowave. $13,900. Caji 334-793-3494 or 334-333-
Ford 1968 Mustang: emerald green, only 131k
miles, 289 4 barrel automatic, rebuilt motor
and transmission, good condition. Asking
$6,000 OBO Call 334-733-0106
2010 Chevrolet Camaro 2
S Coupe V8, RS package
Dual exhaust polished
stainlesssteel tips, rear
spoiler, high intensity halo-
gen headlamps, running lamps, ultrasonic rear
parking assist, am/fm stereo, satellite radio,
Boston premium acoustic sound system, leath-
er sport bucket seats, elite alum. wheels. Only
13,000 mi. Exc. condition. $28,900. 334-797-0987
Audi 2011 A4, sun roof, leather, low miles. Call
Bu 1997 LeSabre,
Custom, loaded, cold air,
new tires. 79,000 miles,
like new condition,
$3874. Call 334-790-7959.
Chevrolet 2012 Impala LT, factory warranty.
like new, $200 down, $279 per month. Call Ron
State's approval of the certification satisfies its
responsibilities under NEPA and related laws
and authorities and allows the Town of
Campbellton to use-the CDBG funds.
OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS
DEO will accept objections to its release of
funds and the Town of Campbellton certifica-
tion for a period of fifteen days following the
anticipated submission date or its actual re-
ceipt of the request (whichever is later) only
if they are on one of the following bases: (a)
the certification was not executed by the
Certifying Officer of the Town of Campbellton;
(b) the Town of Campbellton has omitted a
step or failed to make a decision or finding
required by HUD regulations at 24 CFR part 58;
(c) the grant recipient has committed funds
or incurred costs not authorized by 24 CFR Part
58 before approval of a release of funds by the
The Classifieds Today
DO YOU NEED A VEHICLE?
GOT BAD CREDIT?
Pass Repo pass bankruptcy
Islow credit ok
$0 Down/ist Payment,
Tax, Tag & Title
^ Ask about $75. monthly FREE GAS
GIVE AWAY *
Call Steve Pope 334-803-9550
Ford 2011 Fusion, low miles, leather, priced to
sell. Call Bon 205-572-1279.
Infiniti 2012 G37: 23k miles, fully loaded, blue
with beige leather interior, navigation system,
XM radio, heated seats, alloy wheels, sunroof,
one owner, regular maintenance and serviced.
$32,000 Call 334-355-1426
Nissan 2010 Frontier, X cab, low miles, must
sell! $200, down, $269 per month. Call Ron Ellis
Nissan 2012 Maxima, low miles, sun roof,
priced to sell. Call Tavaris 334-618-7989.
Nissan 2012 Sentra, still under factory Warran-
ty. Great gas mileage, real nice car. $300 down,
$300 per month. Call Steve Hatcher 334-791-
Toyota 2012 Corolla, Save Fuel! Great fuel mile-
age, under factory warranty, all power, AC,
PW, PDL, AT, CD. $300 down, $300 per month.
Call Steve Hatcher 334-791-8243.
2002 Harley Davidson
Ultra Classic Electra Glide.
-S paint. Loaded. Bike is
Chromned out. Garaged.
14,750 miles. In excellent
condition. Call 334-792-8701 or 714-4548.
2008 HD Sportster-883
~.Lots of upgrades &gear!
B ~ 4 Black/chrome, 3k miles, all
SHD gear (men's lg!XL and
|. ladies' med/Ig jackets.
chaps, helmets, rain'suits,
HD upgrades (aux'lights, saddle bags, comfort
seat, chrome engine guard, passenger back-
rest. $5,100. Great bike, greatly loved, great
DEAL! Call Sam 334-790-3307
Harley Davidson 2003,
10* Anniversary Edition,
Heritage Softail Classic,'
black w/lots of chrome,.
straight pipes, many
X-tras, 57K miles, $8,500.
Honda 2006 Goldwing: 1800CC, black, one own-
er, many extra, and matching trailer available.
$13,500 Call 334-796-4125 ,
Yamaha 1999 V-Star: 1fOOCC, 33k miles, runs.
and looks great and very clean. Asking $2,500.
Dodge 1998 Ram 1500: Quad cab, loaded, heavy
duty towing package, camper shell included!,
low miles, less than 100k miles $4,500 OBO.
Call 334-793-1946 or 334-618-0583
Ford 2006 F350: power stroke, 6.0 Turbo deisel,
very short wheel base, 48k miles, 78k hours on
engine, very good truck for pulling peanut &
corn wagons. $8,000. Call 334-393-3746
Dodge 2013 Journey, 7 passenger, low miles,,
great family vehicle. Call Chuck 334-333-8558.
-l B For sale by Owner
2006 Pontiac Montana SV6,
88K miles. 7 passenger
'c sliding power door, rail
CD P3 guards, back-up assist, -
front/rear, CD/MP3, DVD w/remote, fabric w/4
captain seats. Maintained w/most service
records. 60-75% tread $5,900 334-790-6621
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LF160178 CONCURRENT NOTICE
NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT
IMPACT AND NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST
RELEASE OF FUNDS
Date of Publication: 7/16/2013
Town of Campbellton
5283 Highway 231
Campbellton, Florida, 32426
These notices shall satisfy two separate but re-
lated procedural requirements for activities to
be undertaken by thewTown of Campbellton
REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS
T6wn of Campbellton Neighborhood
On or about August 02, 2013 the Town of
Campbellton will submit a request to the
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
(DEO) for the release of Community Develop-
ment Block Grant funds under Title I of the
Housing and Community Development (HCD)
Act of 1974, as amended, to undertake a proj-
ect in relation to the Town of Campbellton
Neighborhood Revitalization Project: The Town
of Campbellton intends to make improvements
to their existing water system (Service Area 1).
The Town is currently served by two wells,
Well #3 and Well #4. Well #3 was constructed
in 1989 and is an oil-lubed well. The outdated
oil lubricated system is resulting in the well
having to be taken off line due to bacteriologi-
cal test failures. Well #3 has shown significant
wear and has a reduced pumping rate from 200
gpm to 125 gpm. Well pump #3 will be re-
placed by a new water lubed system capable of
producing at least 200 gpm. The obsolete elec-
trical motor starter and control system at Well
#3 will be replaced. In addition, a backup
emergency generator will be installed at Well
#3. The chlorination system at Well #3 and
Well #4 will. be replaced. The SCADA (Supervi-
sory Control and Data Acquisition) system con-
trolling the water system operation and provid-
ing the FDEP required alarm functions is obso-
lete and non-functioning; The SCADA system
will be replaced at Well #3, Well #4 and the
elevated tank. The old abandoned elevated.
water tank is a major safety hazard and will
be demolished and removed. Due to unknown
conditions that may exists with Well #3, the
rehabilitation could also include replacement
of the casing and possible redrilling/ recondi-
tioning of the.well due to the current failure of
water testing reports..
As future need, the Town of Campbellton de-,,
sires to complete upgrades to the undersized
waterlines of the City's central water system.
The Town will have five service areas (2,3,4, 5,
and 6) which will be-unaddressed need. The
unaddressed need is as follows:
The Town desires to complete Service Area 2
as depicted on the Service.Area maps. This
will include upgrading the current undersized
water lines on Ellaville Road from US 231 to the
Railroad Tracks, with 1020 L.F. of 10 inch water
line, fire hydrants, a roadway bore, incidental
roadway repair and other miscellaneous com-
ponents including but not limited to water
taps, valves and meters.
The Town desires to complete Service Area 3
as depicted on the Service Area maps. This
will include upgrading the current undersized
water lines on Long Pine Road from the rail-
road tracks east to Cedar Street with 1115 L.F.
of 10 inch water line, fire hydrants, a railroad
bore, incidental roadway repair and other mis-
cellaneous components including but not limit-
ed to water taps, valves and meters.
The Town desires to complete Service Area 4
as depicted oh the-ServiceArea maps. This
will include upgrading the current undersized
water lines on DothanStreet from State Road 2
north to Ellaville Road, with 980 L.F; of 10 inch
water line, fire hydrants, incidental roadway
repair and other miscellaneous*components in-
cluding buthot limited to water taps, valves
The Town desires to complete Service Area 5
as depicted on the Service Area maps. This
will include upgrading the current undersized
water lines on Parrish Street from Dothan Road
East to the end or roadway with 520 L.F. of 6
inch water line, fire hydrants, incidental road-
way repair and other miscellaneous compo-
nents including but not limited to water taps,
valves and meters.
The Town desires to complete Service Area 6
as depicted on the Service Area maps. This
will include upgrading of the current under-
sized water lines on Dothan Street from
Ellaville Road'North and back to US Highway
231 with approximately 895 L.F. of 6 inch water
line, four hydrants, incidental roadway repair
and other miscellaneous components including
but limited to water taps, valves, and meters.
FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT
'The Town of Campbellton has determined that
the project will have no significant impact on
the human environment. Therefore, an Environ-
mental Impact Statement under the National
Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) is not
required. Additional project information is
contained in the Environmental Review Record
(ERR) on file at Town of Campbellton, Town
11la11, 5283 Highway 231, Campbellton, Florida
32426 and may be examined or copies request-
ed Monday-Thursday 9:00 A.M to 3:00 P.M, and
Friday 9:00 AM 12:00PM.
Any individual, group, or agency may submit
written comments on the ERR to the Town of
Campbellton Municipal Development Depart-
ment. All comments must be received within
15 days following the publication date of this
notice by August 01, 2013. Comments will be
considered prior to the Town of Campbellton
requesting a release of funds. Comments
should specify which notice they are add ress-
RELEASE OF FUNDS
The Town of Campbellton certifies to the
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
and HUD that Ms. Aggie Curry in his/.her ca-
pacity as Mayor consents to accept the juris-
diction of the Federal Courts if an action is
brought to enforce responsibilities in relation
to the environmental review process and that
these responsibilities have been satisfied. The
LF160177 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
PROJECT NAME: City of Marianna
2012 Natural Gas Extension to Greenwood
Sealed bids, submitted in triplicate, will be re-
ceived by the City of Marianna, Florida, (Own-
er), until 2:00 P.m. CDT, Monday August 5.
2013 at the office of: -
Jim Dean, City Manager
Marianna City Hall
2898 Green Street
Marianna, FL 32446
for the construction of the following described
This project includes the materials associated
with the construction of a 4" gas line that will
extend to the City of Greenwood from the City
of Marianna gas main located in the Airport In-
dustrial Park. Also included is the construction'
and installation of a 4" regulator station and di-
rectional drill of 2,200 LF of 4" HDPE gas main.
Plans, specifications, and contract documents
will be made available and open to public in-
spection at the office listed above or may be
David H. Melvin Consulting Engineers
Attn: Jake Mathis, Project Manager
4428 Lafayette Street
Marianna, Florida 32446
upon payment of $ 50.00 per set which amount
constitutes the cost of reproduction and han-
dling. This payment will not be refunded.
A non-mandatory pre-bid conference shall be
held at the City Hall meeting room on Tuesday
July 30.2013 at 10:00 a.m. CDT.
The Owner plans to open bids and publicly
read aloud on Monday August 5. 2013.
at 2:00 P.m. or thereafter, at the City Hall
The Owner reserves the right to waive any
informalities or to reject any or all bids. Each
Bidder must deposit with his/her bid, security
in the amount, form and subject to the condi-
tions provided in the Information for Bidders.
Sureties used for obtaining bonds must appear
as acceptable according to the Department of
Treasury Circular 570.
No bid may be withdrawn for a period of sixty
days after the scheduled closing time for re-
ceipt of bids.,
Attention of Bidders is particularly called to the.
requirements as to conditions of employment
to be observed and minimum wage rates to be
paid under the Contract, Section 3, Segregated
Facilities, Section 109 Executive Order 11246,
and all applicable laws and regulations of the
Federal government and State of Florida, and
bonding and insurance requirements.IN PAR-
TICULAR, BIDDERS SHOULD NOTE THE RE-
QUIRED ATTACHMENTS AND CERTIFICATIONS
TO BE EXECUTED AND SUBMITTED WITH THE
FORM OF BID PROPOSAL..
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
HANDICAP ACCESSIBLEOFAIR HOUSING
INVITATION TO BID
NOTICE is hereby given to all interested
persons or firms that sealed bids will be
accepted, at the Jackson County Purchasing
Department located at the Jackson County
Administration building, 2864 Madison Street,
Marianna, Fl. 32448 NO LATER THAN 2:00 PM
C.T. on July 25th 2013 for the following project-
BID NUMBER: 1213-31
BID NAME: Request for Bid for the yearly
supply of various types of fuels.
DESCRIPTION: The Jackson County Board of
Commissioners is seeking qualified vendors to
respond to this Request for Bid for the yearly
supply of various types of fuel
Bids will be opened and recorded by the Pur-
chasing Department of the Jackson County
Board Commissioner's 2864 MADISON
STREET, Marianna, Florida 32448 on July 26th
2013 at 10:OOAM C.T.
Specifications and General Conditions may be
obtained from the Purchasing )Department be-
tween the hours of 8:00 A.M. C.T. and 4:00 P.M.
C.T. Monday through Friday. Information or
Inquiries maybe made by contacting Stanley
Hascher, Purchasing Agent, at 2864 Madison
Street, Marianna, Florida or voice phone 850-
718-0005, or Fax 850-482-9682. On our Web site
www.iacksoncountyfl.us Click on purchasing
then bids and RFP's for a complete bid packet
Bids SHALL be submitted in a sealed envelope
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: DATE: July 25th 2013
TIME: 2:00 PM CT
SEALED BID and identified by the NAME OF THE
FIRM, NAME AND NUMBER OF THE BID, ALONG
WITH THE DATE AND TIME OF OPENING.
List of bidders and awards (if any) shall be an-
nounced at a meeting of the Jackson County
Board of County Commissioners. Bid award
will be made to the best bidder, but the right is
reserved to reject any or all bids.
Board of County Commissioners
By: Chuck Lockey'
Dale Rabon Guthrie
CLERK OF CURCUIT COURT
Jackson County is committed to assuring equal
opportunity in the award of contracts, and
therefore, complies with all laws prohibiting
discrimination on the basis of race, color, reli-
gion, national origin, age, and sex.
State: or (d) another Federal agency acting
pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504 has submitted
a written finding that the project is unsatisfac-
tory from the standpoint of environmental
quality. Objections must be prepared and sub-
mitted in accordance with the required proce-
dures at 24 CFR Part 58, Sec. 58.76 and shall be
addressed to the Florida Department of Eco-
nomic Opportunity, CDBG Program, 107 E. Mad-
ison Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-4120.
Potential objectors should contact the Town of
Campbellton to verify the actual last day of the
Aggie Curry Mayor